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  • Who Is Barack Obama?by Roberta Edwards; Nancy Harrison; John O'Brien

    Penguin Young Readers Group 2009; US$ 4.99

    As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a longer, fuller life story than is found in the author?s bestselling beginning reader Barack Obama: United States President . more...

  • The Best British Short Stories of 1922by Various; Edward J. O'Brien; John Cournos

    The Floating Press 1922; US$ 3.99

    The early twentieth century was a period of sweeping change in Western literature, culture, and art. As the conventions of the Victorian and Edwardian periods gave way to daring modernist experiments, the entire conception of what fiction was and could be shifted. The diverse pieces collected in The Best British Short Stories of 1922 function as a... more...

  • Multilingualismby John Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 85.00

    By looking at the effect of language difference, rather than at theories of language, John Edwards examines the interaction of language with nationalism, politics, history, identity and education. He illustrates his arguments with a rangew of examples, from recent attempts to revive and preserve languages such as Irish and Basque, to the argument... more...

  • Telecosmosby John Edwards

    Wiley 2004; US$ 41.95

    Although telecom companies are battling for survival, technology is moving forward. In research laboratories around the world, powerful new technologies are being developed that will shape tomorrow's communications world. Telecosmos will look at the many different telecom concepts that will be adopted by both consumers and businesses in the years ahead. more...

  • When Race Countsby John Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    When Race Counts investigates the use of race-conscious practices in social policy in Britain and America. It questions the distinction between affirmative action and preferential treatment, and evaluates the effectiveness of a range of education and employment policies designed to counteract both unintended and direct discrimination against ethnic... more...

  • The Geeks of Warby John Edwards

    AMACOM 2005; US$ 24.00

    A look inside the shadowy world of emerging war technology. more...

  • Language and Identityby John Edwards

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    Outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups and the language varieties important to each group. more...

  • Language Diversity in the Classroomby John Edwards

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 49.95

    Provides comprehensive coverage of language contact in classroom settings. This work presents an analysis of the sources and implications of social disadvantage, since the nonstandard dialects that children bring with them to school - and the unfavourable perceptions of these dialects - have traditionally given rise to educational difficulties. more...

  • Minority Languages and Group Identityby John Edwards

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    The central concern in this book is the relationship between language and group identity, a relationship that is thrown into greatest relief in ?minority? settings. Since much of the current interest in minority languages revolves around issues of identity politics, language rights and the plight of ?endangered? languages, one aim of the book is to... more...

  • Language in Canadaby John Edwards

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 60.00

    This book provides an up-to-date account of the linguistic situation in Canada. more...