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  • Song of the Silent Harpby BJ Hoff

    Harvest House Publishers, Inc. 2010; US$ 9.99

    Song of the Silent Harp, Book One of BJ Hoff?s acclaimed and bestselling Emerald Ballad series begins the five-book saga of three friends raised in a tiny Irish village devastated by the Potato Famine of the mid-1800s, as they struggle to survive and hold onto their faith during Ireland?s darkest days?Nora Kavanagh has lost her husband and young daughter,... more...

  • Learning to Writeby Gunther Kress

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1982, this influential and classic text poses two questions: what is it that a child learns when he or she learns to write? What can we learn about children, society and ourselves, by looking at this process? The book is based on a close analysis of a series of written texts by primary school children and is written for student teachers... more...

  • Literacy in the New Media Ageby Gunther Kress

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    In this 'new media age' the screen has replaced the book as the dominant medium of communication. This dramatic change has made image, rather than writing, the centre of communication. In this groundbreaking book, Gunther Kress considers the effects of a revolution that has radically altered the relationship between writing and the book. Taking into... more...

  • Before Writingby Gunther Kress

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Gunther Kress argues for a radical reappraisal of the phenomenon of literacy, and hence for a profound shift in educational practice. Through close attention to the variety of objects which children constantly produce (drawings, cuttings-out, 'writings' and collages), Kress suggests a set of principles which reveal the underlying coherence of children's... more...

  • Musingsby Gunther Schuller

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 38.99

    This collection of writings by Gunther Schuller--the first composer to be awarded the Elise L. Stoeger Composer's Chair of the Chamber Society of Lincoln Center--provides a marvelous introduction to the man and his extraordinary range of musical experience, taste, and learning. In Part I, "Jazz and the Third Stream," Schuller offers his reflections... more...

  • Early Spellingby Gunther Kress

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    In his latest book, Gunther Kress explores how children learn to spell in the context of current concerns about early literacy. Using numerous examples of children's writing and drawing, Kress looks at children as 'makers of meaning' and explores their earliest ventures into writing. Kress covers problems such as dyslexia within today's educational... more...

  • Fleeting Momentsby Gunther Barth

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 139.99

    The tension between nature and culture, which accompanies the rise of any large society, has become a subject of great concern in our time. In this compelling study, Gunther Barth, acclaimed author of City People: The Rise of Modern City Culture in Nineteenth-Century America , identifies fleeting moments of concord between nature and culture in the... more...

  • Recht und Landschaftby Annette Hoff

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 266.00

    Mit ihrer Untersuchung landwirtschaftlicher Informationen aus den ältesten dänischen, schwedischen, englischen, irischen und fränkischen Rechtsbüchern legt Annette Hoff eine wichtige Studie zur Entwicklung von Anbausystemen, zu Siedlungsformen und Landnutzung in Nordwesteuropa von ca. 600 ? 1250 vor. Die Erkenntnisse der Rechtsparagrafen werden... more...

  • Ideas, Images, and Methods of Portrayalby Sebastian Günther

    BRILL 2005; US$ 198.00

    This volume of collected studies in classical Arabic literature and Islam opens a window into the fascinating world of medieval Muslim scholarship. It explores issues in the intellectual heritage of Islam, which have universal appeal and are, therefore, of interest to both specialist and non-specialist readers alike. more...

  • Change Management - Prozesse strategiekonform gestaltenby Günther Schuh

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 44.20

    Im Wettbewerb müssen Unternehmen ihre Organisation und Prozesse kontinuierlich verändern. Die Führung produzierender Unternehmen kann die Dynamik der Unternehmensorganisation gezielt beeinflussen, um eine nachhaltig erfolgreiche Entwicklung des Unternehmens gewährleisten zu können. So wie die Randbedingungen für ein Unternehmen sich stetig ändern,... more...