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  • My Tour through the Asylumby William E. Dufford; Aïda Rogers; Salley McInerney; Pat Conroy

    University of South Carolina Press 2017; Not Available

    The life story of a South Carolina champion of education and his transformation from segregationist to integrationist more...

  • The Academic World in the Era of the Great Warby Marie-Eve Chagnon; Tomás Irish

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book examines the ways in which scholarly expertise was mobilized during the First World War, and the consequences of this for the inter-connected academic world that had developed in the late nineteenth century. Adopting a strong international approach, the contributors to this volume examine the impact of the War on individuals, institutions,... more...

  • The Power of Resistanceby Rowhea M. Elmesky; Carol Camp Yeakey; Olivia C. Marcucci

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 154.95

    This book is guided through the powerful ideological frameworks of culture and social reproduction and looks specifically to the role of schooling as a vehicle for catalysing change. more...

  • Europe in the Classroomby Simona Szakács

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book provides an unconventional account of post-1989 education reform in Romania. By drawing on policy documentation, interviews with key players, qualitative data from everyday school contexts, and extensive textbook analysis, this groundbreaking study explores change within the Romanian education system as a process that institutionalises world... more...

  • Educating the Sons of Sugarby R. Eric Platt

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    A study of Louisiana French Creole sugar planters’ role in higher education and a detailed history of the only college ever constructed to serve the sugar elite. The education of individual planter classes—cotton, tobacco, sugar—is rarely treated in works of southern history. Of the existing literature, higher education is typically relegated to... more...

  • Attack of the Vikingsby Tony Bradman

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Finn wants to be a Viking warrior, and seek adventure and glory in far-off lands, not become chieftan of a farming village like his father. But then, when his father has been summoned away to another island, Finn is left in charge, and danger strikes. With the village under siege and only Finn and his friends to protect it, can he save the day and... more...

  • Creating a Useful Science of Educationby R. Barker Bausell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 23.50

    This book poses and answers two questions: (a) whether it is possible for the science of education to develop into a discipline that could constructively impact the education of students and, if so (b) what type of research would be required for this transformation. more...

  • Playing to Learn with Reacting to the Pastby C. Edward Watson; Thomas Chase Hagood

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book provides classroom practice and research studies that verify Reacting to the Past (RTTP)—a student-centered, active learning pedagogy that provides college students and faculty unique teaching and learning opportunities—as a high impact practice for student learning and engagement. The overarching objective of this book is to collect practices... more...

  • Residential Schools and Reconciliationby J.R. Miller

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    Residential Schools and Reconciliation is a unique, timely, and provocative work that tackles and explains the institutional responses to Canada’s residential school legacy. more...

  • From Childhood to Chivalryby Nicholas Orme

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 120.00

    Originally published in 1984, this is a study of the kings and the aristocracy who ruled England between the Conquest and the Reformation. Not, as usual, about their adult lives, but how they became the people they were through childhood and education. The first such study of its kind, it follows noble boys and girls from birth through the care of... more...