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  • Gypsyby Lesley Pearse

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 12.78

    Gypsy is Lesley Pearse's latest historical novel. Tragedy sent her on a journey far from home . . . Fifteen-year-old Beth's life is shattered when she and her brother Sam are orphaned. Believing that only in America can they make a fresh start, brother and sister leave Liverpool and embark on the greatest adventure of their lives. In New York,... more...

  • The First Muslimby Lesley Hazleton

    Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 11.65

    Muhammad's was a life of almost unparalleled historical importance; yet for all the iconic power of his name, the intensely dramatic story of the prophet of Islam is not well known. In The First Muslim , Lesley Hazleton brings him vibrantly to life. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders... more...

  • "Becoming" a Professionalby Lesley Scanlon

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    In a world where being a ?professional? is an increasingly indistinct notion under siege from scholars and educated laypeople, this interdisciplinary volume advocates the metaphor of ?becoming? as an lifelong process of forming one?s professional identity. more...

  • My Schoolby Lesley Scanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and students with little investment in learning and teaching.... more...

  • Children and Decision Makingby Ian Butler; Lesley Scanlon; Margaret Robinson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 21.95

    This book examines how children negotiate their involvement in family functioning, rule making and day-to-day decision making. more...

  • How Much Is Enough?by Lesley Murdin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    How Much is Enough? addresses this important question, looking at the reasons why therapy can go on for too long or can come to a destructively premature ending, and offering advice on how to avoid either, with a timely conclusion. Using vivid examples and practical guidelines, Lesley Murdin examines the theoretical, technical and ethical aspects... more...

  • Women of the Pleasure Quartersby Lesley Downer

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 15.95

    From critically acclaimed author and Japanese scholar Lesley Downer, an enchanting portrait of the mysterious world of the geisha. Ever since Westerners arrived in Japan, they have been intrigued by Japanese womanhood and, above all, by geisha. This fascination has spawned a wealth of extraordinary fictional creations, from Puccini's Madama Butterfly... more...

  • Prophecy and Public Affairs in Later Medieval Englandby Lesley A. Coote

    Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 95.00

    The nature of political prophecy in the middle ages analysed, confirming its importance in the discussion of public affairs. more...

  • The Sacrificed Generationby Lesley A. Sharp

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this provocative study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many cross-cultural investigations of youth, for its key actors are not adults but schoolchildren. Lesley Sharp refutes dominant assumptions that African children... more...

  • The Technology of Video and Audio Streamingby Unknown Author

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    * Learn the end-to-end process, starting with capture from a video or audio source through to the consumer's media player * A quick-start quide to streaming media technologies * How to monetize content and protect revenue with digital rights management For broadcasters, web developers, project managers implementing streaming media systems, David Austerberry... more...