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- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 20.00
In the first full biography of actor Sidney Poitier, Aram Goudsouzian analyzes the life and career of a Hollywood legend, from his childhood in the Bahamas to his 2002 Oscar for lifetime achievement. Poitier is a gifted actor, a great American success story, an intriguing personality, and a political symbol; his life and career illuminate America's... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 199.00
Presents a comprehensive collection of international research on literacy development and enhancement in this changing multicultural and multilingual world. This book intends to bring together the innovative research from across the world focusing on the development of early literacy in different orthographies. more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 26.95
Bill Russell was not the first African American to play professional basketball, but he was its first black superstar. From the moment he stepped onto the court of the Boston Garden in 1956, Russell began to transform the sport in a fundamental way, making him, more than any of his contemporaries, the Jackie Robinson of basketball. In King of the... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 138.00
David the Invincible's (6th century AD) Commentary on Aristotle's Prior Analytics survives only in an old Armenian translation from Greek. Its critical edition with a Russian translation (1967) was based on the editio princeps of Venice (1833) and five manuscripts of the Matenadaran (Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, Erevan). This edition includes... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 21.99
The book describes two similar and successful models of youth mentoring used by two acclaimed urban high schools that have consistently achieved exceptional graduation rates. Providing a detailed description of their methods based upon extensive observation, and interviews with teachers, students, administrators, and parents this book... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 49.74
Entwicklungstheorie befasst sich mit sozialem Wandel und globaler Ungleichheit ? meist aus der impliziten Perspektive des Westens. Dennoch finden sich hier bisweilen innovative Stimmen, denen der vorliegende Band ein Forum bietet. Dabei versammelt er unterschiedlichste Perspektiven: politökonomische und postkoloniale, spieltheoretische und wissenssoziologische,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95
Tackling issues surrounding post-development which is arguably one of the most significant debates in the field of north-south relations at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Contributors explore the possibilities and limitations of post-development theory and practice drawing on empirical studies of movements and communities in several continents. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 24.99
In 1962, James Meredith became a civil rights hero when he enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi. Four years later, he would make the news again when he reentered Mississippi, on foot. His plan was to walk from Memphis to Jackson, leading a "March Against Fear" that would promote black voter registration and... more...