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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00
The third volume of letters to Pestalozzi covers the years 1810 to 1813 and contains over 600 letters. They show how Pestalozzi's methods awakened interest in the different countries of Europe (Prussia, Russia, Italy, England). They also give insight into the first large crises within the organization of the Institute and show how high... more...
- Victoria University Press 2014; US$ 9.99
Poet, wit and controversialist, A.R.D. Fairburn was one of the best-known New Zealanders of his time. This volume represents the full range and vitality of his verse. Accompanying the well known anthology pieces such as 'The Cave' and 'A Farewell' are ballads like 'Walking on My Feet' and 'The Rakehelly Man', as well as a generous selection of his... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 138.00
In a changing South Africa, recovering the meaning and power of African tradition is a matter of crucial importance. This work participates in that recovery by providing a comprehensive guide to research on the indigenous religious heritage of this dynamic country. Detailed reviews of over 600 books, articles, and theses are offered along with introductory... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 80.00
Libraries and librarians have been defined by the book throughout modern history. What happens when society increasingly lets print go in favour of storing, retrieving and manipulating electronic information? What happens after the book? After the Book explores how the academic library of the 21st Century is first and foremost a provider of electronic... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Aldous Huxley has been called the 20th century's answer to the Renaissance thinker. He gained fame for his utopian and dystopian fiction, including Brave New World, Point Counter Point, Crome Yellow, and Ape and Essence. With an introductory essay from Yale literature professor Harold Bloom, this volume contains a collection of the finest contemporary... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 119.95
1876 is considered to mark the beginning of the modern library movement in the United States, but Americans created and used thousands of libraries before that date. While the history of American libraries has not been neglected by scholars, none has examined in detail where in the different parts of the country various libraries came into existence... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 59.99
This invaluable study sets out the evidence for the nature and holdings of libraries in Anglo-Saxon England, from the sixth century to the eleventh. It is furnished with appendices which include editions of all surviving Anglo-Saxon book inventories, lists of those manuscripts exported from and imported into Anglo-Saxon England, and a catalogue of... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Appalachian women have been the subject of song, story, and report for nearly two centuries. Now for the first time a fully annotated bibliography makes accessible this large body of literature. Works covered include novels, short stories, magazine articles, manuscripts, dissertations, surveys, and oral history tapes -- altogether over 1,200 items.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00
In a series of interrelated essays, this book describes the British Library and the issues surrounding its design, construction, purpose and place in the architectural canon. Examining the experience of the building together with its form, these essays explore the ideas and aspirations behind its conception and its construction, offering insight into... more...