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- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
The solar system most of us grew up with included nine planets, with Mercury closest to the sun and Pluto at the outer edge. Then, in 2005, astronomer Mike Brown made the discovery of a lifetime: a tenth planet, Eris, slightly bigger than Pluto. But instead of adding one more planet to our solar system, Brown?s find ignited a firestorm of controversy... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
When the Second World War broke out in September 1939, it came as no surprise to the children of Germany: the Nazis had been preparing them for a war ever since they had come to power in 1933. To British children it was an altogether different matter. Children all over Britain were deeply affected by the war: many were separated from their parents... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
<div>Mike Brown examines the milestone events that led to the nation's progressive change of heart from paranoia and defeatism in the early years of World War II, to the growing confidence that followed El Alamein in 1942. - See more at: http://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/index.php/the-day-peace-broke-outthe-ve-day-experience.html#sthash.uRQ3gRPn.dpuf</div> more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
As the last days of peace ebbed away in 1939 and the outbreak of the Second World War appeared inevitable, a massive exodus took place in Britain: nearly two million civilians, most of them children, were taken from the cities, industrial towns and ports to the relative safety of the British countryside. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95
It is widely recognised that the provision of an inclusive education is critical to maintaining high standards of learning and teaching for all students in higher education - a fact that is backed up by recent introduction of legislation and best practice guidelines around the world. This book is written for all practitioners in higher education... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
The outbreak of war in 1939 saw the disappearance of many traditional British celebrations. Guy Fawkes night went immediately - gunpowder production was needed for the war effort and bonfires contravened the blackout. Summer holidays became a thing of the past and Easter all but disappeared as chocolate - and even real eggs - went 'on the ration'.... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 2.99
A hundred years after the death of Jules Verne, the founding father of science fiction, The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures celebrates his amazing vision. A host of top science fiction authors pay homage to Verne's genius with a series of breathtaking stories using as a springboard his iconic ideas and characters. Collected in this anthology... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
This edited collection disrupts notions of the sea as ?other?, as foreign and featureless, through specific, situated accounts which highlight the centrality of the sea for the individuals concerned. Bringing together academics who combine scholarly expertise with lived experiences on, in and with the sea, it examines humans? relationships with the... more...
- Triumph Books 2015; US$ 13.99
A biography of one of the greatest players in New England Patriots history Spotlighting a New England sports icon, this authorized biography chronicles the extraordinary life and career of Troy Brown, the talented athlete who played 15 seasons with the New England Patriots. Brown demonstrates how his grit, hustle, and hard work endeared him... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95
Adv e nturous Learning interrogates the word ?adventure? and explores how elements of authenticity, agency, uncertainty and mastery can be incorporated into educational practices. It outlines key elements for a pedagogy of adventurous learning and provides guidelines grounded in accessible theory. Teachers of all kinds can adapt these guidelines... more...