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  • Museums, Society, Inequalityby Richard Sandell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    Museums, Society, Inequality explores the wide-ranging social roles and responsibilities of the museum. It brings together international perspectives to stimulate critical debate, inform the work of practitioners and policy makers, and to advance recognition of the purpose, responsibilities and value to society of museums. Museums, Society,... more...

  • Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Differenceby Richard Sandell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    How, if it all, do museums shape the ways in which society understands difference? In recent decades there has been growing international interest amongst practitioners, academics and policy makers in the role that museums might play in confronting prejudice and promoting human rights and cross-cultural understanding. Museums in many parts of the... more...

  • A Guided Inquiry Approach to High School Researchby Randell Schmidt

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 40.00

    When students are able to manage topics of high interest by choosing their own subject matter, they learn how to effectively perform pre-collegiate research through a process that they find fun and rewarding. Ideal for high school-level teachers and school librarians, this book provides a unique, holistic approach to guided inquiry that guides students... more...

  • The Origins of Digital Computersby Brian Randell

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 81.72

    My interest in the history of digital computers became an active one when I had the fortune to come across the almost entirely forgotten work of PERCY LUDGATE, who designed a mechanical program-controlled computer in Ireland in the early 1 'JOO's. I undertook an investigation of his life and work, during which I began to realise that a large number... more...

  • The Origins of Digital Computersby Brian Randell

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 81.72

    My interest in the history of digital computers became an active one when I had the fortune to come across the almost entirely forgotten work of PERCY LUDGATE, who designed a mechanical program-controlled computer in Ireland in the early I ':ICC's. I undertook an investigation of his life and work, during which I began to realise that a large number... more...

  • Truth and Consequencesby Laurie Sandell

    Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 28.00

    In December 2008, the world watched as master financier Bernard L. Madoff was taken away from his posh Manhattan apartment in handcuffs, accused of swindling thousands of innocent victims-including friends and family-out of billions of dollars in the world's largest Ponzi scheme. Madoff went to jail; he will spend the rest of his life there. But what... more...

  • The Impostor's Daughterby Laurie Sandell

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 20.00

    Laurie Sandell grew up in awe (and sometimes in terror) of her larger-than-life father, who told jaw-dropping tales of a privileged childhood in Buenos Aires, academic triumphs, heroism during Vietnam, friendships with Kissinger and the Pope. As a young woman, Laurie unconsciously mirrors her dad, trying on several outsized personalities ( Tokyo ... more...

  • Marmaladeby Sarah Randell

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 24.99

    From the arrival of the first boxes of bitter Seville oranges at the greengrocer's in January, to the sweet-sharp scent of citrus fruit filling the kitchen as the preserving pan bubbles away on the stove, there is something deeply satisfying about the annual ritual of making marmalade and piling the pantry shelves high with neatly labeled jars of... more...

  • The White Headhunterby Nigel Randell

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 6.99

    Shanghaied in San Francisco in 1868, teenage Scots sailor Jack Renton then found himself on a voyage into the heart of darkness. Escaping from his floating prison in an open whaleboat, Renton drifted for 2000 miles, only to be washed up on the shores of a Pacific island shunned by 19th-century mariners, Malaita in the Solomon Islands. There he was... more...

  • The Rise of Women's Transnational Activismby Marie Sandell

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    What characterised women’s international co-operation in the interwar period? How did female activists from different countries and continents relate to one another? Marie Sandell here explores the changing experiences of women involved in the major international women's organisations - including the International Council of Women, International Alliance... more...