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  • Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritageby Kate Darian-Smith; Carla Pascoe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the population of any given society, but their lives are... more...

  • Conciliation on Colonial Frontiersby Kate Darian-Smith; Penelope Edmonds

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Spanning the late 18th century to the present, this volume explores new directions in imperial and postcolonial histories of conciliation, performance, and conflict between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific Rim, including Aotearoa New Zealand, Hawaii and the Northwest Pacific Coast. It examines cultural "rituals"... more...

  • Text, Theory, Spaceby Kate Darian-Smith; Liz Gunner; Sarah Nuttall

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Text, Theory, Space is a landmark in post-colonial criticism and theory. Focusing on two white settler societies, South Africa and Australia, the contributors investigate the meaning of 'the South' as an aesthetic, political, geographical and cultural space. Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines which include literature, history, urban and cultural... more...

  • On The Home Frontby Darian-Smith Kate; Kate Darian-Smith

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 11.33

    What really happened on the Australian home front during the Second World War? For the people of Melbourne these were years of social dislocation and increased government interference in all aspects of daily life. On the Home Front is the story of their work, leisure, relationships and their fears—for by 1942 the city was pitted with air raid trenches,... more...

  • Use of Language Across the Secondary Curriculumby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Educational policy is becoming more concerned with the need to ensure that people leave school or college fully literate. We need good oral communicators in the workplace, and being able to understand and respond to different kinds of language is vital in today's society. Included here is a detailed and highly readable account of the ways in which... more...

  • Making Progress in Englishby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 85.00

    This manual is designed to help teachers establish a principled framework for developing English at Key Stages 1 and 2. Covering all aspects of English, it will help teachers raise standards of achievement in pupils at all levels of fluency and confidence. The author uses case study material to relate theory to practice, covering issues such as classroom... more...

  • Use of Language Across the Primary Curriculumby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    This book offers practical advice and guidance on how children can be helped to use language to transform knowledge and experience into understanding across the curriculum, and thus become active learners. In addition to the core subjects, opportunities in music, P.E., I.T. and design technology are examined in the context of the interrelationship... more...

  • Differentiation and Diversity in the Primary Schoolby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    Differentiation is a key part of effective teaching; structuring learning experiences to suit the needs of the individual child plays a major part in the quality of the education that child receives. However, even experienced teachers can often struggle to achieve this ideal when considering the needs of a class, which is likely to include pupils across... more...

  • Making Progress in Writingby Eve Bearne

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95

    Children's achievements in writing lag behind their achievements in reading, speaking and listening. National tests are beginning to expose this gap and inevitably, it is raising concerns. The issue is not without controversy but regardless of the politics of the situation, national progress in children's writing is both needed and possible. This new... more...

  • The Family Orchardby Nomi Eve

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00

    In the bestselling tradition of The Red Tent, The Family Orchard is a spellbinding novel of one unforgettable family, the orchard they've tended for generations, and a love story that transcends the ages. Nomi Eve's lavishly imagined account begins in Palestine in 1837, with the tale of the irrepressible family matriach, Esther, who was lured by... more...