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- Simon & Schuster UK 2012; US$ 12.99
An enchanting and uplifting tale of love, friendship and the wondrousness of women, for wonder girls of all ages 'Don't follow the crowd,' she'd be telling schoolgirls at the swimming baths. 'Follow your own star and when you have achieved your goal you will have that with you for the rest of your life...' In 1928, a plucky young Welsh girl named... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 70.00
A practical guide to current Institutional Repository (IR) issues, focussing on content - both gaining and preserving it and what cultural issues need to be addressed to make a successful IR. Importantly, the book uses real-life experiences to address and highlight issues raised in the book. Written by a successful Institutional Repository project... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 45.00
In Intimate Reconstructions, Catherine Jones considers how children shaped, and were shaped by, Virginia?s Reconstruction. Jones argues that questions of how to define, treat, reform, or protect children were never far from the surface of public debate and private concern in post?Civil War Virginia. Through careful examination of governmental,... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; US$ 120.00
Explores the interaction of literature and music in the Atlantic world in the age of Enlightenment and Romanticism. This new study looks at the relationship of rhetoric and music in the eras intellectual discourses, texts and performance cultures principally in Europe and North America. Catherine Jones begins by examining the attitudes to... more...
- Transworld 2013; US$ 14.09
'Foreigners who spend time in Russia soon learn that there are actually two Russias - one public and the other private. The public Russia is typically cold and dark, backward and wary. The private Russia - the Russia of tea at a friend's kitchen table or of sautéed mushrooms in a village dacha - is almost unfailingly cosy and kind' - From the Introduction... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
As one of Britain's most original thinkers and writers Colin Ward wrote extensively about positive and practical examples from the past and present of the anarchist spirit or the 'social principle' in everyday life. This volume is the first scholarly work dedicated to examining the significance of his distinctive and highly relevant contributions... more...
- Springer New York 2007; Not Available
This work is a critical reflection on the state of health promotion effectiveness in practice around the world. It examines the meaning of health promotion from regional perspectives, and explores regional strengths and weaknesses in demonstrating is effectiveness. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 8.95
When Abigail Adams asked her husband to ?Remember the Ladies,? women could not vote or own property in America. Some seventy years later, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton wrote, ?To vote is the most sacred act of citizenship,? the government of the United States still did not treat women as equals, having yet to grant them the right to vote. But sixty-four... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Not since the 1940s has there been such comprehensive scope for uncertainty within and about Europe. New Perspectives on the Welfare State in Europe offers an appraisal of comparative social policy and applies it to current uncertainties concerning European communities and European-North American and East Asian relationships. Including contributions... more...