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- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.57
At Fromelles in July 1916 two divisions -- one British and one American -- within a few weeks of arriving in France -- went into action for the first time. Their task was to prevent the Germans from moving troops to the Somme where a major British offensive was in progress, but the attack on 19/20 July was as disaster with nearly 7,000 casualties... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 266.00
Building on new interest in the study of memory and Islamic historiography and including interdisciplinary perspectives from Arabic literature, art, and archaeology, the papers in this book consider the achievements of the Umayyad dynasty in the Near East and Islamic Spain, and highlight the shaping of our knowledge of the Umayyad past. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
This book grew out of a five-year collaboration between groups of American and German mathematics educators. The central issue addressed accounting for the messiness and complexity of mathematics learning and teaching as it occurs in classroom situations. The individual chapters are based on the view that psychological and sociological perspectives... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
In 1099, when the first crusaders arrived triumphant and bloody before the walls of Jerusalem, they carved out a Christian European presence in the Islamic world that remained for centuries, bolstered by subsequent waves of new crusades and pilgrimages. But how did medieval Muslims understand these events? What does an Islamic history of the Crusades... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95
This volume grew out of a symposium on discourse, tools, and instructional design at Vanderbilt University in 1995 that brought together a small international group to grapple with issues of communicating, symbolizing, modeling, and mathematizing, particularly as these issues relate to learning in the classroom. The participants invited to develop... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00
This volume sets out ideas, developed by Paul Cobb and his colleagues, which have greatly influenced the field of mathematics education in the past three decades. This overview enables readers to trace the development of the field over this extended period. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 92.95
Chemists, working with only mortars and pestles, could not get very far unless they had mathematical models to explain what was happening "inside" of their elements of experience -- an example of what could be termed mathematical learning. This volume contains the proceedings of Work Group 4: Theories of Mathematics, a subgroup of the Seventh International... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 69.95
Transforming the Dead i s a collection of essays that examines culturally modified human bones and their roles as ?cultural and ritual objects? among prehistoric Eastern Woodland cultures. Previous scholarship has explored the role of human body parts in Native American cultures as trophies of war and revered ancestors. This collection discusses... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 34.95
This book describes a range of successful programmes pioneered by artists, writers, nurses, musicians, therapists, social workers, and chaplains in palliative care settings. These range from simple painting and writing activities to organized communal activities like writing and performing a play. more...