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Looking at Jewelry A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques
ISBN: PB: 9781606065990, Getty Publications, June 2019
304 pp., 23.2x15.8 cm, colour illus.
The fascination with personal adornment is universal. It is a preoccupation that is primal, instinctive, and uniquely human. 'Jewelry' encompasses a seemingly endless number of ornaments produced across time and in all cultures. The range of material...
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£14,99
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Religion in the University
ISBN: HB: 9780300243703, Yale University Press, June 2019
192 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
What is religion's place within the academy today? Are the perspectives of religious believers acceptable in an academic setting? In this lucid and penetrating essay, Nicholas Wolterstorff ranges from Max Weber and John Locke to Ludwig Wittgenstein a...
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£18,00
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Standing for Reason The University in a Dogmatic Age
ISBN: HB: 9780300243376, Yale University Press, June 2019
240 pp., 21x14 cm
John Sexton argues that over six decades, a "secular dogmatism", impenetrable by dialogue or reason, has come to dominate political discourse in America. Political positions, elevated to the status of doctrinal truths, now simply are "revealed". Our...
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£18,00
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How We Teach Science What's Changed, and Why It Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780674919341, Harvard University Press, June 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos
Why teach science? The answer to that question will determine how it is taught. Yet despite the enduring belief in this country that science should be taught, there has been no enduring consensus about how or why. This is especially true when it com...
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£25,95
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Constant Struggle Deaf Education in New South Wales since World War II
ISBN: PB: 9781944838492, Gallaudet University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 figures
Deaf education in New South Wales has made tremendous progress since the end of World War II, yet issues remain for students from their early years of education through secondary high school. Naomi Malone traces the roots of these issues and argues t...
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£30,00
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Homeschooling The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice
ISBN: PB: 9780226627250, ISBN: HB: 9780226627113, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In "Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice", James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters examine homeschooling's history, its methods, and the fundamental questions at the root of the heated debate over whether and how the state...
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£19,00
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£57,00
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Adjunct Underclass How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, and Their Mission
ISBN: HB: 9780226496665, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone, 23 tables
Class ends. Students pack up and head back to their dorms. The professor, meanwhile, goes to her car... to catch a little sleep, and then eat a cheeseburger in her lap before driving across the city to a different university to teach another, wholly...
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£21,00
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Making Up Our Mind What School Choice Is Really About
ISBN: PB: 9780226619637, ISBN: HB: 9780226619460, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone, 3 line drawings
If free market advocates had total control over education policy, would the shared public system of education collapse? Would school choice revitalize schooling with its innovative force? With proliferating charters and voucher schemes, would the Uni...
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£19,00
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£57,00
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In Search of Deeper Learning The Quest to Remake the American High School
ISBN: HB: 9780674988392, Harvard University Press, April 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus., 8 tables
What would it take to transform industrial-era schools into modern organizations capable of supporting deep learning for all? Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine's quest to answer this question took them inside some of America's most innovative schools and clas...
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£21,95
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How Girls Achieve
ISBN: HB: 9780674980228, Harvard University Press, April 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 illus.
This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with. That is why the world needs what Sally Nuamah calls "feminist schools," deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement...
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£17,95
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