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Oxford Freemasons A Social History of Apollo University Lodge
ISBN: HB: 9781851244676, Bodleian Library Publishing, February 2019
240 pp., 27.8x22.6 cm, 74 colour illus.
Over the past 200 years, many thousands of undergraduates have been initiated into membership of Apollo – the Masonic Lodge of the University of Oxford. These have included such diverse figures as Oscar Wilde, Osbert Lancaster, Samuel Reynolds Hole,...
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£35,00
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Artist-Scholar Reflections on Writing and Research
ISBN: PB: 9781783203888, Intellect, November 2018
112 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 30 halftones
Research is a concept that is not typically associated with the field of art. However, more and more art-based MFA and PhD programs use the term to describe and categorize the work of graduate-level artist-students and faculty. G. James Daichendt pro...
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Education and the Commercial Mindset
ISBN: PB: 9780674986848, ISBN: HB: 9780674049178, Harvard University Press, October 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 charts, 20 tables
America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K–12 education is stronger than ever. A veteran teacher and administrator, Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and r...
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£28,00
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Free Speech on Campus
ISBN: PB: 9780300240016, ISBN: HB: 9780300226560, Yale University Press, October 2018
216 pp., 21x14 cm
Hardly a week goes by without another controversy over free speech on college campuses. On one side, there are increased demands to censor hateful, disrespectful, and bullying expression and to ensure an inclusive and nondiscriminatory learning envir...
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£22,00
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Schola Ludens Europaeus Papers Offered to Roland Naul
ISBN: PB: 9781782551362, Meyer & Meyer Sport, October 2018
300 pp., 21x14.7 cm, 100 black&white illus.
This collection of essays celebrates the 70th birthday of Professor Roland Naul. The chapters, written by colleagues and friends, illustrate the development of sport and physical activity research over four decades. The objectives were to give an ove...
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£27,00
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Next Gen PhD A Guide to Career Paths in Science
ISBN: PB: 9780674986794, ISBN: HB: 9780674504653, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 line illus., 13 charts, 7 graphs
For decades, top scientists in colleges and universities pursued a clear path to success: enroll in a prestigious graduate program, conduct research, publish papers, complete the PhD, pursue postdoctoral work. With perseverance and a bit of luck, a t...
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£14,00
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Children Draw A Guide to Why, When and How Children Make Art
ISBN: HB: 9781780239897, Reaktion Books, September 2018
192 pp., 22.4x16.8 cm, 134 illus., 128 in colour
Without any prompting, children intuitively develop a powerful impulse to draw. Beginning with their first scribbles, drawing is an activity that encompasses children's expanding knowledge, changing perceptions and new experiences of themselves and t...
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£14,00
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Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)
ISBN: PB: 9780226357218, ISBN: HB: 9780226357188, University of Chicago Press, September 2018
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Let's start with two truths about our era that are so inescapable as to have become cliches: We are surrounded by more readily available information than ever before. And a huge percentage of it is inaccurate. Some of the bad info is well-meaning but...
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£15,00
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£45,00
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Information, Incentives, and Education Policy
ISBN: HB: 9780674050907, Harvard University Press, June 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 line illus., 3 graphs, 7 tables
How do we ensure that waste and inefficiency do not undermine the mission of publicly funded schools? Derek Neal writes that economists must analyze education policy in the same way they analyze other procurement problems. Insights from research on i...
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Inside Graduate Admissions Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping
ISBN: PB: 9780674984042, ISBN: HB: 9780674088696, Harvard University Press, May 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 12 tables
Advanced degrees have become necessary credentials for many careers that once required only a college education. Yet while graduate school pursuit stands at an all-time high, little has been written about graduate school admissions – how the process...
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