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Study & Teaching

  • Bilingualer Geschichtsunterrichtby Michael Maset

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 22.89

    Der Bilinguale Geschichtsunterricht findet an immer mehr Schulen in ganz Deutschland statt. Dass Geschichte zumindest zeitweise auf Englisch unterrichtet wird ist also ein Erfolgsmodell, dessen Ergebnisse allerdings aus fachdidaktischer Sicht kaum untersucht und teils fragwürdig sind. Dieses Buch zeigt anhand von Unterrichtsbeispielen wie moderner... more...

  • The Progressive Era: A Reference Guideby Francis Sicius

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    The progressive impulse that energized the United States between 1890 and 1920 forever altered the nature of American government and its relation to its citizens. This book was written to reveal the challenges Americans faced during the Progressive Era and to show how their responses helped transform the nation. Combining a narrative on the era with... more...

  • Ready for Any Good Workby Mary Helen Beirne

    UPA 2015; US$ 64.99

    This new history of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, focuses on the growth and evolution of the Congregation through the years 1944?1999. This book attempts to look at the Congregation, an ecclesial group of Catholic women religious, from the perspectives of spirituality, ministry, and governance. more...

  • History Huntingby James W. Cortada

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds, whether at the local library or historical society or on the world wide web. It is intended to be a serious guide to the best practices for... more...

  • The University at War, 1914-25by Tomás Irish

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Drawing on examples from Britain, France, and the United States, this book examines how scholars and scholarship found themselves mobilized to solve many problems created by modern warfare in World War I, and the many consequences of this for higher education which have lasted almost a century. more...

  • A Day in a Working Lifeby Gary Westfahl

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 310.00

    This unique book provides detailed studies of more than 300 occupations as they were practiced in 21 historical time periods, ranging from prehistory to the present day. Each profession is examined in a compelling essay that is specifically written to inform readers about career choices in different times and cultures, and is accompanied by a bibliography... more...

  • The Impact of History?by Pedro Ramos Pinto; Bertrand Taithe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Driven by the increasing importance of discussions around 'impact' and its meaning and implications for history, The Impact of History? brings together established and new voices to raise relevant questions, issues and controversies for debate. The chapters are articulated around the themes of public history, the politics of history, the role of... more...

  • Engineering Agriculture at Texas A&Mby Henry C. Dethloff; Stephen W. Searcy

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available

    The abundance of agricultural production enjoyed in the United States is the result of a federal-state partnership that relies on land grant universities to respond to the needs of society through research, invention, problem-solving, outreach, and applied science and engineering. The Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M... more...

  • Society, Culture and the Auditory Imagination in Modern Franceby Ingrid Sykes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book examines the striking way in which medical and scientific work on hearing in 18th and 19th-century France helped to shape modern French society and culture. The author argues that of all the senses hearing offered the greatest resources for remodelling the idea of the universal human condition within the modern French historical setting.... more...

  • Sometimes an Artby Bernard Bailyn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00

    Sometimes an Art: Nine Essays on History : ?Engaging . . . Mr. Bailyn?s scholarship reveals a colonial world that is hard to see in buildings and other physical artifacts. Among much else, he captures the early fragility of the British Atlantic along with its emerging identities. Bringing such a world into focus on its own terms?and presenting it... more...