art, academic and non-fiction books
publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Children Draw A Guide to Why, When and How Children Make Art
ISBN: PB: 9781789142846, ISBN: HB: 9781780239897, Reaktion Books, September 2020
192 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 134 illus., 128 in colour
"Children Draw" is a concise, richly illustrated book, aimed at parents and carers, that explores why children draw and the meaning and value of drawing for youngsters – from toddlers aged two to pre-adolescents aged twelve. Informed by psychology an...
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£12,95
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Perspectives on Teaching Language and Content
ISBN: PB: 9780300223293, Yale University Press, August 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 9 black&white illus.
A contemporary guide to foreign language education, this book presents the latest developments and issues in the field of applied linguistics. It leads instructors to make vital connections between theory and practice and to develop innovative lesson...
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£45,00
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Designing in Class Activities to Promote Equity and Inclusion
ISBN: PB: 9781947602199, ISBN: HB: 9781947602236, University of Chicago Press, University of Cincinnati Press, July 2020
150 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
According to recent research by scholar Lauren Musu-Gillette, college enrollment of traditional-aged students has increased notably in the past twenty years, with significant increases in the number of African-American and Hispanic males and Hispanic...
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£28,00
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£52,00
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Institutional Literacies Engaging Academic IT Contexts for Writing and Communication
ISBN: PB: 9780226699349, ISBN: HB: 9780226699202, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 tables, 2 line drawings
Information technologies have become an integral part of writing and communication courses, shaping the ways students and teachers think about and do their work. But, too often, teachers and other educational stakeholders take a passive or simply rea...
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£28,00
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£72,00
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Standing for Reason The University in a Dogmatic Age
ISBN: PB: 9780300251869, ISBN: HB: 9780300243376, Yale University Press, June 2020
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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£12,99
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£18,00
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Cost of Inclusion How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses
ISBN: PB: 9780226704050, ISBN: HB: 9780226703862, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
232 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 tables
Young people are told that college is a place where they will "find themselves" by engaging with diversity and making friendships that will last a lifetime. This vision of an inclusive, diverse social experience is a fundamental part of the image col...
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£22,00
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£62,00
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Myths and Traditions of Central European University Culture
ISBN: PB: 9788024643809, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
224 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! By examining the myriad myths surrounding Central European universities, Czech historians Lukas Fasora and Jiri Hanus take a diachronic approach to investigating the issues facing higher l...
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£20,00
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Charter School City What the End of Traditional Public Schools in New Orleans Means for American Education
ISBN: PB: 9780226694641, ISBN: HB: 9780226671789, University of Chicago Press, April 2020
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 halftones, 5 line drawings, 2 tables
In the wake of the tragedy and destruction that came with Hurricane Katrina in 2005, public schools in New Orleans became part of an almost unthinkable experiment – eliminating the traditional public education system and completely replacing it with...
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£16,00
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£48,00
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Teachers on the Waves of Transformation School Culture Before and After 1989
ISBN: PB: 9788024643779, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, April 2020
275 pp., 20.3x14.6 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! It is known that a society in transformation undergoes significant changes on many levels, but structural and cultural changes are arguably two of the most significant. How do such monumen...
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£12,00
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Ghosts in the Schoolyard Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side
ISBN: PB: 9780226526164, ISBN: HB: 9780226526027, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones, 1 line drawing, 5 tables
"Failing schools. Underprivileged schools. Just plain bad schools". That's how Eve L. Ewing opens "Ghosts in the Schoolyard": describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside. The way politicians and pundits and parents of kids who attend other sc...
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