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CAPEX: A Knowledge-Based Expert System for Substantive Audit Planning
Boritz, J. Efrim and Anthony K. P. Wensley

Subject: Accounting and Artificial Intelligence

CAPEX (Canadian Audit Planning Expert System) is a knowledge-based system designed to generate substantive audit program plans using an assertion-based risk-oriented approach to structuring audit objectives and the assessment of audit evidence. This type of approach is advocated by major …

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Capoeira & Candomblé: Conformity and Resistance Through Afro-Brazilian Experience
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Merrell, Floyd

Subject: Africa, South America, Religion

Capoeira is a unique music-dance-sport-play activity created by African slaves in Brazil, and Candomblé is a hybrid religion combining Catholic and African beliefs and practices. The two are closely interconnected. Capoeira and Candomblé have for centuries made up a coherent …

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Caribbean: Sea of the New World
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Arciniegas, Germán

Subject: Caribbean

This book is a new edition of the most beautifully written history of the Caribbean from the European discovery through the nineteenth century. Commonweal wrote of the 1946 edition, “Arciniegas has written a most informative and entertaining book…the student of political and social …

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The Challenges of Public Higher Education in the Hispanic Caribbean
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Canino, Maria J. and Silvio Torres-Saillant, editors

Subject: Caribbean

This book examines state policy and higher educational reform in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. The dearth of attention to the postsecondary experience of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean makes this a very special contribution to the literature in the …

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Challenges to Democracy in the Middle East
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Arat, Yesim et al.

Subject: Middle East

This book provides in five essays background information of some of the most current problems affecting the modern Middle East. Ahmad Ashraf analyzes the appeal of modern conspiracy theories to Iranians, including the social, cultural, political and psychological factors contributing …

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The Chinese in the Caribbean
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Wilson, Andrew, editor

Subject: Asia, Caribbean, World History

The history of the Caribbean is a history of migrations. The peoples of the region came as conquerors and planters, slaves and indentured laborers from all parts of the globe. Each group contributed to the social fabric, culture, and commerce …

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Chinese Travelers to the Early Turkish Republic
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Fidan, Giray

Subject:

In the first quarter of the 20th century, China was in turmoil, facing an existential crisis. Chinese politicians and intellectuals looked to the Turkish Republic as a role model. Turkey defeated foreign invading forces and renegotiated unfair treaties, adapted …

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The Chosen People
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Nyburg, Sidney Lauer

Subject: U.S. History, World Literature

This book is the fictionalization of a true class conflict in Baltimore’s textile industry at the turn of the century. The strike around which the story is centered involved religious leaders, Christian social workers, and the local gentry.

 

 

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Clemente! The Enduring Legacy
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Wagenheim, Kal

Subject: Latin America, U.S. History

Roberto Clemente, the first Latino baseball superstar, died on December 31, 1972, when his plane crashed while he tried to fly relief supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Clemente’s legacy endures nearly four decades after his tragic death, because he …

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The Cold War in Europe: Era of a Divided Continent
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Maier, Charles S., editor

Subject: Europe, World History

Now that the Cold War is over, this book is especially timely: it analyzes and summarizes the events that ushered in an epoch of history nearly fifty years ago, and provides an analysis of the forces that were suppressed or …

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Colonialism (Updated and Expanded Edition)
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Osterhammel, Jürgen

Subject: World History

“Osterhammel (History, U. of Constance) argues that the global mercantile expansion of the European powers of the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries bears a marked resemblance to the political imperialism of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Further, although there are …

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Consolidated Financial Reporting
Taylor, Paul

Subject: Accounting

Consolidated Financial Reporting introduces and examines what is currently the most central and controversial area in financial reporting. In an innovative and distinctive way the author integrates concepts, techniques, controversies, and current practice. Techniques are introduced within a framework that shows …

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Constellations of the Caucasus
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Michael A. Reynolds, Editor

Subject: Middle East

The Caucasus has fascinated humanity for millennia. A natural crossroads and a perpetual borderland, the region has often been described as the meeting place of East and West, Europe and Asia, Christendom and Islam. The Caucasus Mountains are home to a bewildering diversity …

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Corpus of Early Arabic Sources for West African History
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Hopkins, J. F. P. and Nehemiah Levtzion, editors

Subject: Africa, Middle East

From the eighth century onwards, the Muslim townsfolk of North Africa were well aware that fifty stages away across the desert to the south lay a land inhabited by black people which was the source of gold, ivory …

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Cuban Festivals: A Century of Afro-Cuban Culture
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Bettelheim, Judith, editor

Subject: Caribbean

Bettelheim describes the secular rituals and celebrations of Cuban culture. The editor’s black-and-white photos shed additional light on these little-known rituals. This edition features the first English translation of the article “Afro-Cuban Festivals” by Afro-Cuban Studies founder Fernando Ortiz, complete …

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Cuban Legends
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Bueno, Salvador (illustrations by Siegfried Kaden; translated by Christine Ayorinde)

Subject: Caribbean

This collection of Cuban legends, compiled by the renowned essayist and literary critic Salvador Bueno, brings readers the best of a time-honored tradition of storytelling in Cuba. These tales, passed on from generation to generation throughout the island, are here …

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Cuban Music
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Roy, Maya (translated by Denise and Gabriel Asfar)

Subject: Caribbean

Native Americans supplied the maracas. African slaves brought drums and ritual music, and Spaniards brought guitars, brass instruments, and clarinets along with European ballroom dancing. The advent of blues and jazz gave new forms to styles of songs, notably feeling …

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Cuentos: Stories from Puerto Rico (Bilingual)
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Wagenheim, Kal, editor

Subject: Caribbean

Cuentos is a bilingual anthology of twelve short stories, many of which appeared in the 1960s in the English-language magazine The San Juan Review, co-founded by Kal Wagenheim and Augusto Font. Written by six of Puerto Rico’s leading writers, the themes …

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