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  • Exploring Ancient Egyptby Ian Shaw

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Exploring Ancient Egypt, the fifth volume in the Places in Time series, reveals the excitement of science and history as it tours archaeological discoveries from ancient Egypt.Each of twenty chapters treats a particular site, reflecting a variety of site types (pyramids, rock tombs, temples, and most of the major settlements such as el-Amarna and... more...

  • Is it Safe to Eat?by Ian Shaw

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 54.95

    Does your perception of food risks closely mirror the real risks? The reality is not what you think it is! Nobody would expect to die of cyanide poisoning after eating an almond cake - but if you tell them there is cyanide in it, they might think at least twice about eating it. Do you know that you are spreading an aerosol of Camphylobacter bacteria... more...

  • Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introductionby Ian Shaw

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination - mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization? more...

  • On Radji Beachby Ian Shaw

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2010; US$ 24.67

    On 12 February 1942, Singapore was just days away from its fall to the Japanese. As the city burned, hundreds of desperate people scrambled to the docks to flee. Amongst them were 65 Australian Army nurses, who boarded a coastal freighter, the Vyner Brooke. But theirs was a doomed voyage. Japanese bombers attacked and sank the vessel off Sumatra.... more...

  • The Oxford History of Ancient Egyptby Ian Shaw

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    The Oxford Illustrated History of Ancient Egypt describes the emergence and development of the distinctive civilization of the ancient Egyptians, from their prehistoric origins to their conquest by the Persians, Greeks, and Romans. It describes the changing nature of life and death in the Nile valley, including some of the earliest masterpieces of... more...

  • Qualitative Evaluationby Ian Shaw

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 48.00

    Ian Shaw shows how evaluation practice can utilize qualitative approaches to gain an understanding that more traditional quantitative approaches may fail to do. Three broad sections include discussions of: the foundations of evaluation and recent trends; evaluation and action programmes and policies; and the practice of evaluation. more...

  • The Ghosts of Roebuck Bayby Ian Shaw

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2014; US$ 19.99

    The Japanese attack on Broome is the second most deadly air raid on Australia soil in our history and yet it's almost entirely overlooked. On 3 March 1942, nine Japanese Zero planes strafed the small town planning to destroy the aerodrome and American planes. With no notice, the townsfolk could only put up minimal opposition and in an attack that... more...

  • Social Work Scienceby Ian Shaw

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    What is the role of science in social work practice and what does it add to research in the field? Ian Shaw threads together advances in modern technology, practice skills and evidence-based practice, the history of scientific claims in social work practice, and the methods of social work research to demonstrate the significant role science can play... more...

  • Qualitative Research in Social Workby Ian Shaw; Nick Gould

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 52.00

    'The back cover of the book proclaims that "Qualitative Research in Social Work will be essential reading for all students, practitioners and researchers undertaking social work research." That just about sums it up for me' - British Journal of Social Work There is a clear need for a book which treats qualitative research as a substantive theme... more...

  • A Dictionary of Archaeologyby Ian Shaw; Robert Jameson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 155.95 US$ 135.16

    This dictionary provides those studying or working in archaeology with a complete reference to the field. more...