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Product Description: A collection of more than 60 basic beats for drumset presented in simple, easily understood notation. Includes standard ride and variations, country, waltz (dance and jazz), rock, and Latin rhythms.

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9780769233536 | Warner Bros Pubns, November 1, 1983, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A collection of more than 60 basic beats for drumset presented in simple, easily understood notation.

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Examines the development of the American working class and analyzes the changing role of labor unions in politics

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9780860918400 | Verso Books, March 1, 1986, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Examines the development of the American working class and analyzes the changing role of labor unions in politics

Book by Davis, Mike, Sprinker, Michael

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9780860911937 | Verso Books, August 1, 1988, cover price $50.00

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9780860919094, titled "Reshaping the Us Left: Popular Struggles in the 1980's" | Verso Books, August 1, 1988, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Book by Davis, Mike, Sprinker, Michael

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9780860912637 | Verso Books, November 1, 1990, cover price $69.95

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9780860919766 | Verso Books, March 1, 1991, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: No metropolis has been more loved or more hated. To its official boosters, “Los Angeles brings it all together.” To detractors, LA is a sunlit mortuary where “you can rot without feeling it.” To Mike Davis, the author of this fiercely elegant and wide- ranging work of social history, Los Angeles is both utopia and dystopia, a place where the last Joshua trees are being plowed under to make room for model communities in the desert, where the rich have hired their own police to fend off street gangs, as well as armed Beirut militias...read more

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9780860913030 | Verso Books, November 1, 1990, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: No metropolis has been more loved or more hated.

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Product Description: Look new

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9781844675685 | New edition (Verso Books, September 1, 2006), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Look new
9780679738060 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, March 1, 1992), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A work of social criticism shows how Los Angeles's history, hidden power structure, and disparity of wealth will effect the city's future and the future of urban America in general

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Product Description: Book by Stockhausen, Karlheinz

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9781885490070 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, March 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by Stockhausen, Karlheinz

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Product Description: Book by Berberova, Nina, Szarkowski, John

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9781885490100 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, January 1, 1997, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by Berberova, Nina, Szarkowski, John

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9781885490124 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, June 1, 1997, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Artistic production in L.A. has certainly been influenced by the international currents that shape other American art capitals like New York, but it has also bred and nourished indigenous styles that have emerged on the international stage as among the great art of our times...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Helle Crenzien (editor), Mike Davis, William R. Hackman, David Hockney, Louisiana (other contributor) and Lars Nittve (editor)

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9788790029197 | Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, February 1, 1998, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Artistic production in L.

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Product Description: Using cartoons and anecdotes, job counselor Mike Davis illustrates how people sabotage their own efforts to find and keep a job. From the ever-popular "That's not in my job description," to the never-ending wait for the perfect job, this funny and insightful book highlights the well-worn excuses and attitudes that keep the novice unemployed...read more

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9781880090534 | Galde Pr, April 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Using cartoons and anecdotes, job counselor Mike Davis illustrates how people sabotage their own efforts to find and keep a job.

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A powerful glimpse into the history of disaster in Los Angeles, both real or imagined, argues that the most destructive forces are the many movies and books depicting this city as a veritable hotbed of riots, fires, floods, and earthquakes as well as an apocalyptic locale. Reprint. 40,000 first printing. NYT. (view table of contents)

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9780805051063 | 1 edition (Metropolitan Books, September 1, 1998), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A glimpse into the history of disaster in Los Angeles, real or imagined, argues that the most destructive forces are the movies and books depicting the city as a hotbed of riots and natural disasters

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9780375706073 | Vintage Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A glimpse into the history of disaster in Los Angeles--both natural and man-made, real and fictional--documents the danger created by forces of nature, greed, and politics

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Product Description: Prisoners of the American Dream is Mike Davis’s brilliant exegesis of a persistent and major analytical problem for Marxist historians and political economists: Why has the world’s most industrially advanced nation never spawned a mass party of the working class? This series of essays surveys the history of the American bourgeois democratic revolution from its Jacksonian beginnings to the rise of the New Right and the re-election of Ronal Reagan, concluding with some bracing thoughts on the prospects for progressive politics in the United States...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781859842485 | Verso Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Prisoners of the American Dream is Mike Davis’s brilliant exegesis of a persistent and major analytical problem for Marxist historians and political economists: Why has the world’s most industrially advanced nation never spawned a mass party of the working class?

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Product Description: More people are denied SSI and Social Security Disability than are allowed benefits the first time they apply. This includes children and adults. Appeals can take a year or more. In a simplified step by step guide Mike Davis gives disability applicants the crucial information they need to know and exactly what to do to make the best case the first time around...read more

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9780595125746, titled "How to Get Ssi & Social Security Disability: An Insider's Step by Step" | Writers Club Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: More people are denied SSI and Social Security Disability than are allowed benefits the first time they apply.

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Product Description: The Grit Beneath the Glitter is the first real look at the new Las Vegas from the inside. In it, long-time residents as well as professionals reflect on the transformation of one of the fastest-growing and most famous cities on earth, yet one about which relatively little is known...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mike Davis (editor) and Hal Rothman (editor)

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9780520205291 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The Grit Beneath the Glitter is the first real look at the new Las Vegas from the inside.

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9780520225381 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The Grit Beneath the Glitter is the first real look at the new Las Vegas from the inside.

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Product Description: Like a cross between Philip Marlowe and Walter Benjamin, Marco d’Eramo stalks the streets of Chicago, leaving no myth unturned. Maintaining a European’s detached gaze, he slowly comes to recognize the familiar stink of modernity that blows across the Windy City, the origins of whose greatness (the slaughterhouses, the railroads, the lumber and cereal-crop trades) are by now ancient history, and where what rears its head today is already scheduled for tomorrow’s chopping block...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mike Davis (foreword by), Marco D'Eramo and Graeme Thomson (trans)

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9781859846247 | Verso Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Like a cross between Philip Marlowe and Walter Benjamin, Marco d’Eramo stalks the streets of Chicago, leaving no myth unturned.

Shows how the droughts affecting northern Africa, China, and India in the 1870s and 1890s are consistant with El Nino effects, and discusses the economic, racial, and political forces that allowed 50 million people to starve.

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9781859847398 | Verso Books, January 1, 2001, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Shows how the droughts affecting northern Africa, China, and India in the 1870s and 1890s are consistant with El Nino effects, and discusses the economic, racial, and political forces that allowed 50 million people to starve.

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9781859843826 | Verso Books, July 1, 2002, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Examining a series of El Niño-induced droughts and the famines that they spawned around the globe in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davis discloses the intimate, baleful relationship between imperial arrogance and natural incident that combined to produce some of the worst tragedies in human history.
9789990047820 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 2002, cover price $0.02

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Product Description: In his most provocative writing yet, the radical urban theorist Mike Davis explores the combat zone that is contemporary urban America, the site of a perpetual battle waged within cities and against nature. Davis examines themes of urban life today - white flight, housing and job segregation and discrimination - and looks at areas he calls national sacrifice zones, military landscapes that simulated warfare and arms production have rendered uninhabitable...read more

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9781565847651 | New Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Using environmental science as his methodology, the MacArthur fellow peels the lid off the nation's urban battle zones, exposing the extent of white flight, deindustrialization, segregation, and federal policy failure.

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9781565848443 | New Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In his most provocative writing yet, the radical urban theorist Mike Davis explores the combat zone that is contemporary urban America, the site of a perpetual battle waged within cities and against nature.

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While working with a famous scientist in the Arctic, four award-winning teen-aged scientists stumble upon a mysterious find that transports them to the Valley of the Runes where they encounter marooned Vikings, evil sorcerers, Arctic hurricanes, and other dangerous adventures and now, regardless of their personal issues, have to stick together to find their way back home.
By Mike Davis and William Simpson (illustrator)

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9780974707808 | Perceval Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: While working with a famous scientist in Greenland, four teenage scientists stumble upon a mysterious find that transports them to the Valley of the Runes where they encounter marooned Vikings, Arctic hurricanes, and other dangerous adventures.

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