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The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria RussellAn inspiring historical novel about "America's Joan of Arc" Annie Clements--the courageous woman who started a rebellion by leading a strike against the largest copper mining company in the world. This novel is an authentic and moving historical portrait of the lives of the men and women of the early 20th century labor movement, and of a turbulent, violent political landscape that may feel startlingly relevant to today.
Call Number: PS3568.U76678 W66 2019
Publication Date: 2019-08-06
Teaching in Nursing : A guide for faculty, 6e by Diane M. Billings; Judith A. HalsteadThis book prepares you for the day-to-day challenges of teaching future nurses for practice in today's rapidly evolving healthcare system. Recommended by NLN for comprehensive CNE® Exam prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. You'll benefit from the expert guidance on such key issues as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advances in technology and information.
Call Number: RT71 .T336 2020
Publication Date: 2019-06-06
Downsizing : Confronting our possessions in later life by David EkerdtAs life unfolds, things tend to accumulate. When older adults undergo health, residential, and marital changes, they will face a reckoning with their lifelong store of possessions which are special, ordinary, and forgotten. Drawing on in-depth interviews with recent movers in over a hundred diverse U.S. households, this book analyzes the downsizing process and what it says about the meaning and management of possessions.