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- Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 7.50
Combining stories from ebook story collections Short Shockers One and Short Shockers Two, and with never-before-seen new material, this is a story collection you won't forget. From a woman intent on revenge, to a restaurant critic with a fear of the number thirteen, and from a story of ghostly terror to the first ever case of his best-loved Detective,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.95
Children's literature has recently produced a body of criticism with a highly distinctive voice. The book consolidates understanding of this area by including some of the most important essays published in the field in the last five years, demonstrating the links between literary criticism, education, psychology, history and scientific theory. It... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 58.95
The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on audio, TV and other media. The Companion covers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 545.00
Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
Edited by Peter Hunt, a leading figure in the field, this book introduces the study of children?s literature, addressing theoretical questions as well as the most relevant critical approaches to the discipline. The fourteen chapters draw on insights from academic disciplines ranging from cultural and literary studies to education and psychology,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
The subject of gay and lesbian sexuality is perhaps the most vexed issue in the contemporary Christian Church. Many churches have been forced to confront the matter, both theologically and pastorally and in consequence, controversies have proved divisive within the Church, most notably between conservative and liberal orientated denominations, as... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
The daughter of the artist Arthur William Hunt, Violent Hunt was a prolific writer who dabbled in a number of genres, as well as a prominent figure in the literary circles in London in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In The Celebrity at Home, a charming novel written from the perspective of a spunky young girl, Hunt draws on her... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Since the UK's Freedom of Information Act of 2005, which allows public right of access to information held by public authorities, considerable evidence has accumulated about the ways in which the Act has been applied in the interests of democracy and accountability. Until now, there has been little research into these findings at the local level of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
For Hayek, spontaneous order - the emergence of complex order as the unintended consequence of individual actions that have no such end in view - is both the origin of the Great Society and its underlying principle. These sometimes critical essays assess Hayek's position and argue that his work can inform contemporary social and political dilemmas. more...