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- The Floating Press 1812; US$ 3.99
The primal beating heart at the center of much of the Western literary canon can be found in the folk stories, myths, and fairy tales collected by the amateur folklorists Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm. Surprisingly graphic in comparison to their sanitized twentieth-century retellings, these intense tales are not for the faint at heart. A must-read for any... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Was the century of Voltaire also the century of women? In the eighteenth century changes in the nature of work, family life, sexuality, education, law, religion, politics and warfare radically altered the lives of women. Some of these developments caused immense confusion and suffering; others greatly expanded women?s opportunities and worldview... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
To make the task of managing Learning Support Assistants easier this book includes: photocopiable proforma sheets to support staff recruitment and development; how to make a focused response to audits using action plans; what to expect from your LSAs; suggestions on how to help teachers and LSAs communicate and share lesson plans; and advice for making... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2012; US$ 4.99
They are the stories of characters we?ve known since childhood: Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions told before bedtime. They?re darker and often don?t end very happily--but they're often far more interesting. This elegant edition of... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2013; US$ 4.99
We all know the stories — or do we? We know who Snow White is, but what about Rose Red? And what happens to an all-too willful child? Learn more intriguing stories about "Wise Folks," "The King's Son Who Feared Nothing," and . . . well . . . "Donkey Cabbages"--to name a few. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were well-known nineteenth-century German storytellers,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Early in the nineteenth century, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm compiled a collection of stories to preserve the folklore of their native Germany. Forty-three of them?fairy tales, some deliciously dark, that have bewitched readers for generations?are gathered here. Translated into more than 150 languages, these well-loved narratives brim with fearless heroes,... more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2012; US$ 7.99
They are the stories we've known since we were children: Rapunzel — Hansel and Gretel — Cinderella —and Sleeping Beauty . But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and while they don't always end happily, their dark conclusions can be far more... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99
This edited collection focuses on Annie Proulx's striking attention to geography, place, landscape, and local environments. Contributors consider Proulx's particular landscapes_particularly those of Wyoming, New England, Texas, and Newfoundland_and the issues surrounding the significance of these regions and regionalism in contemporary culture and... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
This collection of biographical essays, written by thirty-four noted historians and political scientists, chronicles the times, careers, challenges, leadership, and legacies of the fifty-seven men and one woman who have served as the state's highest elected official. The book is organized chronologically into six sections that cover Alabama's years... more...