Conventional Wisdom

Conventional Wisdom
Publisher Univ of California Press
Release Date
Category Music
Total Pages 205
ISBN 9780520232082
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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McClary, "offers an analysis of our own cultural moment in terms of two dominant traditions: tonality and blues."--Jacket.

Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Susan McClary
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2001-09-27

McClary, "offers an analysis of our own cultural moment in terms of two dominant traditions: tonality and blues."--Jacket.

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Against The Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Douglas Dowd
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-10

For the past twenty-five years, the United States has undergone a retrogression in its socioeconomic policies–facilitated and supported by most economists–thanks to the steady drumbeat of arguments by entrepreneurs and politicians who celebrate the free market for anything and everything and who advocate, among other follies, balanced budgets

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Untruth
  • Author : Robert J. Samuelson
  • Publisher : AtRandom
  • Release Date : 2001-02-06

In Untruth, Newsweek and Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson explains why our political, economic and cultural debates so routinely traffic in misinformation--popular fads that, like meteors, momentarily burn brightly in public consciousness and then fizzle out. Advocacy groups, politicians and their unwitting allies in the media instinctively create agendas

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Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Arthur Drooker
  • Publisher : Glitterati
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01

Conventional Wisdom chronicles author-photographer Arthur Drooker's travels to quirky conventions in the United States, including Lincoln presenters, furries, and mermaids, and documents them as unique expressions of community, culture, and connection. Drooker s humorous and insightful text, including intimate interviews with attendees, compliment the stunning photographs he took during his

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Defying Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Jeffrey McKelvey Ayres
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 1998-01-01

The first major study on the origins, strategies, and activities of movements and coalitions in opposition to free trade that arose in Canada and spread across North America - it captures an important developmental period in Canadian political life.

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Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Alain Auderset
  • Publisher : Christian Small Pub Assoc
  • Release Date : 2006-04

A groundbreaking look at the Christian message in witty black-and-white cartoons illustrating the human condition and God's redemption.

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Cracking the China Conundrum
  • Author : Yukon Huang
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-22

China's rise is altering global power relations, reshaping economic debates, and commanding tremendous public attention. Despite extensive media and academic scrutiny, the conventional wisdom about China's economy is often wrong. Cracking the China Conundrum provides a holistic and contrarian view of China's major economic, political, and foreign policy issues. Yukon

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Challenging Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Paul J. Strasberg,Scott Kloeck-Jenson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002

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Education In Rural America
  • Author : Jonathan P. Sher
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-10

Indifference has not always characterized American attitudes toward rural children, nor has neglect always been the cornerstone of state and federal policy toward rural education. Indeed, for nearly a century there was an avid and influential—though ultimately ineffective—rural school reform movement in the United States. But in recent

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Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Deborah L. Humphreys
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003-06

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Challenging Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Tamar Gabelnick,Rachel Stohl
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003

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Defying the Rule of Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Precious Olufunke Afolayan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996

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Israel in Comparative Perspective
  • Author : Michael N. Barnett
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01

Challenges the social-science image of Israel as a historical peculiarity by situating Israel's history in comparative context; by building bridges between Israel and other Middle Eastern states; and by using the Israeli case to reconsider existing social science theories and correct common misperceptions about the comparative method.

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Conventional Wisdom Plus a Comprehensive Guide to Modern Bridge Conventions
  • Author : Jean J. Reaves
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2009-04-01

Read online Conventional Wisdom Plus a Comprehensive Guide to Modern Bridge Conventions written by Jean J. Reaves, published by AuthorHouse which was released on 2009-04-01. Download full Conventional Wisdom Plus a Comprehensive Guide to Modern Bridge Conventions Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Susan McClary
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2000-05-09

With her usual combination of erudition, innovation, and spirited prose, Susan McClary reexamines the concept of musical convention in this fast-moving and refreshingly accessible book. Exploring the ways that shared musical practices transmit social knowledge, Conventional Wisdom offers an account of our own cultural moment in terms of two dominant

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