The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books

Most popular at the top

  • Doing Educational Researchby Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Thirteen major educationalists offer semi-autobiographical accounts of their own influential research work, focusing on the practical and personal realities of the research process. Authors such as Barbara Tizard and Martin Hughes, Stephen J. Ball, David Reynolds and Peter Mortimore discuss their approaches to aspects of research from conception and... more...

  • Doing Research About Educationby Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This book brings together semi-autobiographical accounts from major educationalists about their influential research, focusing on the practical and personal aspects of the research process. The collection reflects the great changes that have occured within educational research since the 1980s and deals with the issues and situations of the late 1990s.... more...

  • British Private Schoolsby Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    British private schools are a continuing topic of fascination for many. In particular, the leading so-called public schools have long been subjected both to criticism for their elitism and praise for their academic success. Traditionally, Conservative governments have strongly supported the private sector through special funding such as the Assisted... more...

  • Methodological Developments in Ethnography, Volume 12by Geoffrey Walford

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 120.00

    What counts as ethnography and what counts as good ethnographic methodology are both highly contested. This volume brings together chapters presenting a diversity of views on some of the current debates and developments in the field. It does not try to present a single coherent view but, through its heterogeneity, illustrates the strength and impact... more...

  • Practical Statistics for Geographers and Earth Scientistsby Nigel Walford

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.99

    Practical Statistics for Geographers and Earth Scientists provides an introductory guide to the principles and application of statistical analysis in context. This book helps students to gain the level of competence in statistical procedures necessary for independent investigations, field-work and other projects. The aim is to explain statistical... more...

  • Privatization and Privilege in Education (RLE Edu L)by Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Can privilege be bought? Arguments have raged over whether private education in the UK is ?the cement in the wall? dividing British society, or whether parental choice is, as has also been argued ?a key component of a free society?. The author here describes the traditional private sector schools, paying attention to the ways in which parents can... more...

  • Life in Public Schools (RLE Edu L)by Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Britain?s public (that is, its major independent) schools have a conspicuous role in the country?s social system, and as a result are the subject of a long-standing political debate. The discussion is generally founded on a stereotyped image of what these school may have been like in the 1950s ? this books shows how they were in the late 1980s. It... more...

  • Doing Sociology of Education (RLE Edu L)by Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This collection of specially commissioned articles exposes the practical and personal influences on the process of doing sociology of education. All of the authors have been involved in conducting well know major research projects, and discuss here the pitfalls and problems, conflicts and compromises that went into doing their particular research.... more...

  • 1950s American Fashionby Jonathan Walford

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 7.95

    The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. The United States had always relied on Europe for its style leads, but during World War II, when necessity became the mother of invention, the country had to find its own way. American designers looked to what American women needed and found new inspirations for American fashion... more...

  • The Growth of "New London" in Suburban Middlesex (1918-1945) and the Response of the Church of Englandby Rex Walford

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 179.95

    This groundbreaking book sheds much-needed light on the neglected ecclesiastical history of urban England in the twentieth century. Working from detailed field evidence Rex Walford has investigated the fate of the Church of England in suburban Middlesex (“New London” north of the Thames) between the two World Wars. Quite contrary to a widely-held... more...