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  • Fromelles 1916by Paul Cobb

    The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57

    At Fromelles in July 1916 two divisions -- one British and one American -- within a few weeks of arriving in France -- went into action for the first time. Their task was to prevent the Germans from moving troops to the Somme where a major British offensive was in progress, but the attack on 19/20 July was as disaster with nearly 7,000 casualties... more...

  • The Race for Paradiseby Paul M. Cobb

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    In 1099, when the first Frankish invaders arrived before the walls of Jerusalem, they had carved out a Christian European presence in the Islamic world that endured for centuries, bolstered by subsequent waves of new crusaders and pilgrims. The story of how this group of warriors, driven by faith, greed, and wanderlust, created new Christian-ruled... more...

  • Usama ibn Munqidhby Paul M. Cobb

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 40.00

    A fascinating portrait of Usama ibn Munquidh, the famed 12th century warrior-poet and chronicler of everyday Muslim in the era of the first Crusade. more...

  • The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusadesby Paul M. Cobb

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    In 1099, when the first crusaders arrived triumphant and bloody before the walls of Jerusalem, they carved out a Christian European presence in the Islamic world that remained for centuries, bolstered by subsequent waves of new crusades and pilgrimages. But how did medieval Muslims understand these events? What does an Islamic history of the Crusades... more...

  • Umayyad Legaciesby Antoine Borrut; Paul Cobb

    BRILL 2010; US$ 266.00

    Building on new interest in the study of memory and Islamic historiography and including interdisciplinary perspectives from Arabic literature, art, and archaeology, the papers in this book consider the achievements of the Umayyad dynasty in the Near East and Islamic Spain, and highlight the shaping of our knowledge of the Umayyad past. more...

  • The Emergence of Mathematical Meaningby Paul Cobb; Heinrich Bauersfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    This book grew out of a five-year collaboration between groups of American and German mathematics educators. The central issue addressed accounting for the messiness and complexity of mathematics learning and teaching as it occurs in classroom situations. The individual chapters are based on the view that psychological and sociological perspectives... more...

  • Der Kampf ums Paradiesby Paul M. Cobb; Michael Sailer

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 68.68

    Die Geschichte der Kreuzzüge ist eine durch die christliche Brille bzw. Chronistik gefärbte Geschichte. Der renommierte Historiker Paul M. Cobb unternimmt in diesem Buch einen spannenden Perspektivwechsel: Er schreibt diese Geschichte erstmals aus muslimischer Sicht und auf Basis arabischer Quellen. Dies ist nicht nur eine Geschichte von Kriegern und... more...

  • Symbolizing and Communicating in Mathematics Classroomsby Paul Cobb; Erna Yackel; Kay McClain

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95

    This volume grew out of a symposium on discourse, tools, and instructional design at Vanderbilt University in 1995 that brought together a small international group to grapple with issues of communicating, symbolizing, modeling, and mathematizing, particularly as these issues relate to learning in the classroom. The participants invited to develop... more...

  • A Journey in Mathematics Education Researchby Erna Yackel; Koeno Gravemeijer; Anna Sfard; Paul Cobb

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 179.00

    This volume sets out ideas, developed by Paul Cobb and his colleagues, which have greatly influenced the field of mathematics education in the past three decades. This overview enables readers to trace the development of the field over this extended period. more...

  • Theories of Mathematical Learningby Leslie P. Steffe; Pearla Nesher; Paul Cobb; Bharath Sriraman; Brian Greer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 92.95

    Chemists, working with only mortars and pestles, could not get very far unless they had mathematical models to explain what was happening "inside" of their elements of experience -- an example of what could be termed mathematical learning. This volume contains the proceedings of Work Group 4: Theories of Mathematics, a subgroup of the Seventh International... more...