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- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 23.99
An accessible and accurate translation of the Quran that offers a rigorous analysis of its theological, metaphysical, historical, and geographical teachings and backgrounds, and includes extensive study notes, special introductions by experts in the field, and is edited by a top modern Islamic scholar, respected in both the West and the Islamic world.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.38
María Dueñas's million copy best-selling tale of adventure, tragedy, love and war, The Seamstress, a Richard and Judy 2012 book club pick. Spain, 1936 and the brink of civil war. Aged twelve, Sira Quiroga was apprenticed to a Madrid dressmaker. As she masters the seamstress's art, her life seems to be clearly mapped out - until she falls... more...
- Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00
This book contributes to the growing field of foreign language teaching and testing by shedding light on mediation between languages. Stathopoulou offers an empirically-grounded definition of mediation as a form of translanguaging and offers tools and methods for further research in multilingual testing. The book explores what cross-language mediation... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 26.99
This book takes the case of Gregory Rabassa, translator into English of such canonical novels as Garc'a MOrquez's Cien a-os de soledad and CortOzar's Rayuela. In the chapters, the author historicizes the translator's practice by investigating Rabassa's ideas about translation and his own practice, the relationship between Rabassa and 'his' authors,... more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 24.80
Jack Welch ist die größte lebende Managementlegende. General Electric wurde unter seiner Führung eines der erfolgreichsten Unternehmen der Welt. In »Winning« gibt er sein fundiertes Wissen weiter ? handfeste, erprobte und garantiert wirksame Methoden ? die ihn bis heute weltweit einflussreich machen. Welch verrät, was zu tun ist, um als Manager außergewöhnlich... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
'Beyond the Canon' deals with recent politicized processes of canonization and its implications for historical culture in a globalizing and postcolonial world. The volume discusses the framing and transmission of historical knowledge and its consequences for the construction of narratives and the teaching of history in multicultural environments. more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95
Heritage, as an area of research and learning, often deals with difficult historical questions, due to the strong emotions and political commitments that are often at stake. In this, it poses particular challenges for teachers, museum educators and the publics they serve. Guided by a shared focus on these "sensitive pasts," the contributors to this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
Liberating Literature is, primarily, a bold and revealing book about feminist writers, readers, and texts. But is is also much more than that. Within this volume Maria Lauret manages to look with fresh vision at the American Civil Rights movement of the 1960s; socialist women's writing of the 1930s; the emergence of the New Left; and the second wave... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Climates of Competition studies the innovations and manoeuvres of geographically proximate competitors to further understand the nature and dynamics of competition. Through case-studies of manufacturers competing for shares in three industrial markets - agricultural machinery, processing equipment and heavy lifting equipment - a detailed picture... more...