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AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY (MASS MARKET) (P)

AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY (MASS MARKET) (P)

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- More than 70,000 entries
- Thoroughly revised and updated
- 2,500 new words and meanings
- More than 400 photographs and illustrations
- Expert guidance on correct usage

YOU ARE YOUR WORDS

The words you use define you. Make the most of them with The American Heritage(R) Dictionary.

THE FIFTH EDITION FEATURES

Clear definitions written in a style that is accurate and easy to understand
New words and senses in all areas from science and technology to food and clothing
Biographical and geographical entries that identify the people and places you need to know
Useful illustrations that enhance the definitions and make learning easier
Expert guidance on usage based on surveys of the American Heritage(R) Usage Panel
Etymologies, synonyms, antonyms, and much more

AMERICAN WAYS (P)

AMERICAN WAYS (P)

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This essential guide sheds light on the unique American psyche and national character, now in a third edition.
Whether you're a businessperson beginning to work in the United States or a foreign student visiting for a semester, this new edition of American Ways will help you navigate America's diverse and changing culture. From the deep-seated attitudes that mark the American character to customs and everyday activities, American Ways explores the tapestry of the country's life, providing invaluable information on cultural values, politics, education, religion, and relationships.

In this revised edition, Gary Althen and Janet Bennett have added material that reflects some of the important changes that have occurred over the last decade. This edition features new material on American politics, reflecting the impact of the Bush administration as well as the election of the nation's first black president, and an updated chapter on the effects of social networking sites on meeting people and creating friendships.