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- Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 19.99
The perfect addition to every family?s home library and just right for sharing aloud, American Tall Tales introduces readers to America?s first folk heroes in nine wildly exaggerated and downright funny stories. Here are Paul Bunyan, that king-sized lumberjack who could fell ?ten white pines with a single swing?; John Henry, with his mighty... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 55.00
The Emergence of Tropical Medicine in France examines the turbulent history of the ideas, people, and institutions of French colonial and tropical medicine from their early modern origins through World War I. Until the 1890s colonial medicine was in essence naval medicine, taught almost exclusively in a system of provincial medical schools built... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 46.66
This book is an analysis of all possible interest rates. Dual expressions are used to solve long-standing puzzles, eliminate anomalies and draw conclusions about best practice and sound policy advice in areas of economics and finance. Topics include retail and corporate finance, capital budgeting and investment appraisal, bond risk management. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
This textbook gives a wide-ranging, research-informed introduction to issues in lifelong learning across a variety of educational settings and practices. Its very accessible approach is multi-disciplinary drawing on sociology and psychology in particular. In addition, issues are discussed within an international context. While there has been a proliferation... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 22.99
The Surprising Story of Hedy Lamarr, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" As a teenage actress in 1920s Austria, performing on the stage and in film in light comedies and musicals, Hedy Kiesler, with her exotic beauty, was heralded across Europe by her mentor, Max Reinhardt. However, it was her nude scene, and surprising dramatic ability, in Ecstasy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95
This authoritative volume is a truly international contribution to the worldwide debate on how best to widen access to lifelong learning. The first section of the book comprises research studies from around the world, reflecting the diversity of contexts in which widening access is researched and considers issues central to the access debate, including... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64
This book describes a novel conceptual framework for plant development based on target cell responses to chemical signals. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04
A comprehensive guide to cancer prevention The oldest cancer-prevention institute in the country, New York City's famed Strang Cancer Prevention Center advocates promoting cure through early detection. It has been instrumental in developing early screening and prevention programs as well as nutrition counseling. Now readers can benefit from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
With contributions from around the world, this book brings together inter-related research from three fields: social capital, place management and lifelong learning regions. Providing valuable insight into the management of place and the development of learning at a regional level, the book presents international research that underpins the development... more...