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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
In development circles, there is now widespread consensus that social entrepreneurs represent a far better mechanism to respond to needs than we have ever had before--a decentralized and emergent force that remains our best hope for solutions that can keep pace with our problems and create a more peaceful world.David Bornstein's previous book on social... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89
A definitive history by a writer deeply immersed in the subject, Inhuman Bondage offers a compelling narrative that links together the profits of slavery, the pain of the enslaved, and the legacy of racism. The heart of the book looks at slavery in the American South, describing black slaveholding planters, the rise of the Cotton Kingdom, the daily... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 30.00
Whatever you're trying to learn about the world?as a journalist or as an informed citizen? public records often hold the key. But what records, where? And how to get them? It starts with understanding the Freedom of Information Act, but what you really need are strategies for dealing with the officials who stand between you and the information you... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 45.99
In this astonishingly rich volume, experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship on what is arguably Nietzsche's most rewarding but most challenging text. Including essays that were commissioned specifically for the volume... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 8.99
The epic clash of an Irish-American, Italian, and Onondaga-Canadian that jump-started the first marathon mania and heralded the modern age in sports The eyes of the world watched as three runners?dirt poor Johnny Hayes, who used to run barefoot through the streets of New York City; candymaker Dorando Pietri; and the famed Tom Longboat?converged... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 0.99
Marathon Crasher is David Davis's stunning account of how Merry Lepper became the first American woman to complete a marathon At a time when television was pushing male-dominated sports coverage into living rooms across America, women were struggling just to set foot onto the playing field. Barred from officially registering for long-distance... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2011; US$ 31.95
Although the brilliant, edgy plays of Geoff Gillham are frequently performed - to great acclaim - they have never been published. In this book David Davis has collected six of Gillham's best plays, each suited in length and topic for performance by youth groups or secondary schools. more...
- Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95
Drama is still on the curriculum but it is at a standstill. A world authority on drama education builds on the work of Dorothy Heathcote, Gavin Bolton and Edward Bond to revive the teaching of drama in schools so that it serves today?s young people in exploring their world. A key book for drama students and for beginning and experienced teachers. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 26.95
Waterman is the first comprehensive biography of Duke Kahanamoku (1890?1968): swimmer, surfer, Olympic gold medalist, Hawaiian icon, waterman. Long before Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz made their splashes in the pool, Kahanamoku emerged from the backwaters of Waikiki to become America?s first superstar Olympic swimmer. The original ?human fish?... more...