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Professor Alfred Vernis

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  • Enduranceby Alfred Lansing

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 16.99

    Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way for six weeks through a thousand miles of pack ice and only a day?s sail short of its destination, the Endurance became locked in an island... more...

  • Tell Everyoneby Alfred Hermida

    Doubleday Canada 2014; US$ 29.95

    Social media is fuelling our human urge to share, affecting the information we depend on to make smart decisions, from choosing politicians to doing business to raising money for charity. Tell Everyone delves into contemporary culture to reveal how social media has become the planet's nervous system?amplifying the power of individuals, informing... more...

  • What Successful Math Teachers Do, Grades 6-12by Alfred S. (Steven) Posamentier; Terri L. (Lynn) Germain-Williams; Daniel I. Jaye

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 36.95

    The math teacher's go-to resource?now updated for the Common Core! What works in math and why has never been the issue; the research is all out there. Where teachers struggle is the ?how.? That?s the big service What Successful Math Teachers Do provides.  It?s a powerful portal to what the best research looks like in practice strategy by strategy?now... more...

  • Researching Vocabularyby Professor Norbert Schmitt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 38.00

    The book overviews a wide range of vocabulary research methodologies, and offers practical advice on how to carry out valid and reliable research on first and second language vocabulary. It includes a Resources section which outlines the lexical tests, corpora, software, internet sites, and other resources available to vocabulary researchers. more...

  • Sustainable Energyby Professor David Elliott

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00

    In this timely book, leading authors explore the technologies that might help us to develop a sustainable energy future, emphasising renewable energy and the political and economic context needed for them to prosper. This collection makes hard-headed assessments of what is possible and what is not. more...

  • Context and Connection in Metaphorby Professor L. David Ritchie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    How do people understand metaphorical language? Can a commonplace metaphor affect the way people think even if they don't interpret it? Why does it matter how people interpret metaphors? The author proposes an original communication-based theory of metaphor that answers these and other questions about metaphors and metaphorical language. more...

  • Nonprofit Organizationsby Alfred Vernis; Maria Iglesias; Beatriz Sanz; Angel Saz-Carranza

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 65.00

    Management of nonprofit organizations is characterized by several distinctive aspects in relation to human resources, communications, strategic planning and the fallacy of using profitability as an indicator of success. This book examines the challenges facing nonprofit organizations, particularly with regard to collaboration, trust and innovation. more...

  • Wolfville Daysby Alfred Henry Lewis

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Ready for an engrossing read that encapsulates the magic and madness of the Wild West? This classic of the Western genre features everything you're looking for -- heroic cowboys, rowdy ranch hands, rollicking adventure, and the vast Western landscape. more...

  • Wolfville Nightsby Alfred Henry Lewis

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Pining for a stiff dose of classic Western humor? Dive into Wolfville Nights from author Alfred Henry Lewis. This loosely intertwined connection of yarns, legends, episodes and escapades is packed with local color and will leave you howling with laughter. more...