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  • What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil Warby Mike Wright

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.98

    Instant coffee was invented during the Civil War for use by Union troops, who hated it; holding races between lice was a popular pastime for both Johnny Reb and Billy Yank; 13% of the Confederate Army deserted during the conflict. These are three of the hundreds of bits of knowledge that Mike Wright makes available in his informative and entertaining... more...

  • What They Didn't Teach You About World War IIby Mike Wright

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00

    Packed with personal anecdotes and details you won’t find anywhere else, this is the secret history of World War II. “A fast-moving overview stuffed with interesting factoids and historical tidbits . . . Casual readers will find themselves carried along, and hardened military buffs will learn much that is new.” — Library Journal “It’s almost... more...

  • What They Didn't Teach You About the American Revolutionby Mike Wright

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.32

    “Zeroes in on the interesting, irreverent, long-ignored tidbits that shape behavior in all conflicts and important periods of history.”— The Denver Post What made the founding fathers so great (or were they?). And don’t forget the founding mothers. We have intrigue and skullduggery with spies from Nathan Hale to Benedict Arnold, with enlightening... more...

  • City Under Siegeby Mike Wright

    Cooper Square Press 2002; US$ 16.99

    An account of Richmond during the Civil War. more...

  • Operational Research Applied to Sportsby Mike Wright

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00

    The first book to provide a broad look at how Operational Research methods can be applied practically to the field of sports, with applications including timetabling, scheduling, and strategy. more...

  • Operational Research Applied to Sportsby Mike Wright

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 117.45

    Through key research papers from Palgrave's Journal of Operational Research, this book showcases how Operational Research can be applied to sports in a variety of ways, including: timetabling fixtures; scheduling officials; forecasting outcomes; optimizing tactics and strategy; analyzing the effects of rules and laws; planning issues, and performance... more...

  • Teachers and the Stateby Mike Bottery; Nigel Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.29

    This book examines the status of training and continuing professional development of teachers on a national and international level. The authors argue that teachers need to feel that they are part of an empowering professionalism, in which their work has an effect on the abilities of students, and where they play a valuable role in shaping the direction... more...

  • Entrepreneurship: A Very Short Introductionby Paul Westhead; Mike Wright

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 7.99

    What is entrepreneurship? Is it important? What do entrepreneurs actually do? These are a few of the key questions considered in this Very Short Introduction. Paul Westhead and Mike Wright provide a clear guide to all aspects of the process of entrepreneurship, including the diversity of the people involved and the benefits it brings to society. more...

  • Experiences of Second Language Teacher Educationby Tony Wright; Mike Beaumont

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book brings together the voices of teacher educators working in different national and educational settings. It Covers themes such as change in teacher education practices, the influences of context on practice, and of interculturality, to provide rich insights into the processes and effects of second language teacher education. more...

  • The Habitual Entrepreneurby Paul Westhead; Mike Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.37

    Increasingly, entrepreneurship research recognizes a wide variety in entrepreneurial behaviour. One such difference is marked between experienced or habitual entrepreneurs and novices. This book, authored by established experts in the field, introduces and explores the habitual entrepreneur phenomenon. Building upon an international body of research,... more...