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- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95
Alcibiades is one of the most famous (or infamous) characters of Classical Greece. A young Athenian aristocrat, he came to prominence during the Peloponnesian War (429-404 BC) between Sparta and Athens. Flamboyant, charismatic (and wealthy), this close associate of Socrates persuaded the Athenians to attempt to stand up to the Spartans on land as part... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Literacy educators and researchers at all stages of their careers face ethical issues whenever they embark on research studies. In this book experienced literacy researchers identify and address multi-faceted, multi-dimensional ethical issues related to conducting studies in school, home, community, and virtual settings and share actions taken when... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2013; US$ 26.00
When David Rhodes burst onto the American literary scene in the '70s, he was hailed as ?a brilliant visionary? (John Gardner). In Driftless , his ?most accomplished work yet? (Joseph Kanon), Rhodes made Words, Wisconsin, resonate with readers across the country. Now with Jewelweed this beloved author returns to the same out-of-the-way community... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Pamela Rhodes, one of the first British policewomen, tells her fascinating story in Bobby on the Beat . Back in 1950 Pam became one of the first policewomen in the country. But the force's new female recruits faced a sceptical public in rural Yorkshire and even before they stepped out on the beat there were the prejudices of older male officers... more...
- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2013; US$ 9.99
Ten-year-old Sugar lives on the River Road sugar plantation along the banks of the Mississippi. Slavery is over, but laboring in the fields all day doesn't make her feel very free. Thankfully, Sugar has a knack for finding her own fun, especially when she joins forces with forbidden friend Billy, the white plantation owner's son. Sugar has always... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
This provocative new book presents the results of twenty years of research on deforestation in the Amazon. By carefully observing the changing character of human settlements and their association with deforestation over such a prolonged period, the author is able to reject much of the 'perceived wisdom'. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 155.00
From a late 15th-century Catalan incunable and drawing on a rich tradition of astrological magic, geomancy, Pythagorean numerology and Hebrew gematria, this practical manual reveals a unique expression of medieval syncretism, the mingling of traditions and the development of new ideas. more...
- Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 200.00
This book takes as a starting point, John Dewey's article, The Reflex Arc Concept in Psychology , in which Dewey was calling for, in short, the utilisation of systems theories within psychology, theories of behaviour that capture its nature as a vastly-complex dynamic coordination of nested coordinations. This line of research was neglected as American... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 145.00
Notwithstanding widespread studies and even several biological journals devoted to temperature, it is difficult to perceive a field of thermobiology as such. Interest in the effects of temperature of biological systems is fragmented into specific thermal ranges and often connected with particular applications: subzero cryobiology and preservation... more...