This richly evocative study of photography has two major emphases, that the language of description (be it title, caption, or text) is deeply implicated in how a viewer looks at photographs, and that the use of a photograph determines its meaning.
The well-known actor and seasoned gourmet presents a charming guide to home cooking that focuses on four centuries of traditional American cuisine. The richly illustrated hardcover volume offers a wide range of easy-to-make recipes, including many regional favorites.
Each book offers: The latest information on a field of interest Training and educational requirements for each career Salary statistics for different positions within each field Up-to-date professional and Internet resources
Discusses various kinds of personal names such as nicknames and names after marriage and describes how names changed as they traveled overseas and were passed down through generations. Includes a dictionary of common last names and their meanings.
Beginning with her family background and early childhood, Mary Price Adamson traces the dynamics that led her to adopt her radical stance later in life. Because both of her parents had attended college, Adamson and her siblings were encouraged to pursue higher education. Though her father's death placed the family in serious financial difficulties, Adamson's older brothers paid for her to attend college. She enrolled first in the North Carolina College for Women and then transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her degree in 1931 at the height of the Great Depression. For a time, she worked in Greensboro, starting at the Greensboro Daily News and then the ...