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Tales from Africa - Kathleen ArnottIn this book of tales from Africa there are stories about an evil-hearted shark, an extremely cunning hare, a very greedy spider and the strongest man in the world. There are also answers to such questions as why the crab has no head, why the sun and moon live in the sky, and why flies buzz. Drawn from all parts of Africa, these stories illustrate the fierce sense of justice inherent in African peoples, their powers of patience and endurance, and their supreme ability as story-tellers.
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July
Language and Teaching: An Introduction for Teaching - Marie Emmit, Matthew Zbaracki, Linda KomesaroffThe fifth edition of Language and Learning continues to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the nature and function of language and language learning and its implications for teaching. It covers a range of language theories and uses relevant examples for applying them in the classroom. This book aims to support teachers in expanding their knowledge about language, which will assist them in understanding and implementing curriculum guidelines, as well as interpreting current policies and future initiatives. Fully revised and updated, this edition builds on the sociocultural
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July
Life And Letters On The Roman Frontier: Vindolanda And Its People - Alan K. BowmanOver three hundred letters and documents have recently been discovered at the fort of Vindolanda, written on wooden tablets which have amazingly survived nearly 2000 years. Painstakingly deciphered by Alan Bowman and J. David Thomas, they have contributed a wealth of evidence for daily life in the Roman Empire. From the military documents we learn of the strength and activities of the units stationed at Vindolanda. The accounts testify to the lifestyle of officers and ordinary soldiers, with payments for pepper and oil, towels and tallow, boots and beer. Then there are snapshots of domestic life
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July
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell - William BlakeOnce regarded as a brilliant eccentric whose works skirted the outer fringes of English art and literature, William Blake (1757–1827) is today recognized as a major poet, a profound thinker, and one of the most original and exciting English artists. Nowhere is his glorious poetic and pictorial legacy more evident than in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, which many consider his most inspired and original work. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell is both a humorous satire on religion and morality and a work that concisely expresses Blake's essential wisdom and philosophy, much of it revealed in the 70
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July
Introduction to Linear Algebra - Gilbert StrangThis informally written text provides students with a clear introduction into the subject of linear algebra. Topics covered include matrix multiplication, row reduction, matrix inverse, orthogonality and computation. The self-teaching book is loaded with examples and graphics and provides a wide array of probing problems, accompanying solutions, and a glossary. Chapter 1: Introduction to Vectors; Chapter 2: Solving Linear Equations; Chapter 3: Vector Spaces and Subspaces; Chapter 4: Orthogonality; Chapter 5: Determinants; Chapter 6: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors; Chapter 7: Linear Transformations;
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July
Rapid Interpretation of EKG's - Dale DubinFeatures a caption that explains the concept illustrated on each page, and few simple sentences that reinforce the concept with interactive (programmed) learning, which links to the following page. This work covers summarised reference sheets with examples (designed to be copied) that provide a review.
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July
Cambridge Latin Course Unit 2 Student Text North American Edition - Cambridge School Classics Project, Stephanie M. PopeThe Fourth Edition Cambridge Latin Course is an introductory program organized into four well-integrated units. Cambridge's proven approach includes a stimulating continuous story line, interwoven grammatical development and cultural information, supportive illustrations and photographs, and a complete Language Information section. Reading is the heart of the Cambridge Latin Course, and all the elements of the program - illustrations, vocabulary, grammar and syntax, cultural contexts and references, activities - are carefully introduced and arranged to provide students with the skills they need to
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July
The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets (Addison-Wesley Series in Economics) - Frederic S. MishkinEste libro se distingue por el manejo de un marco de referencia analítico y unificador que utiliza algunos principios económicos básicos para organizar el pensamiento de los estudiantes en torno a la estructura de los mercados financieros, los mercados de divisas, la administración de instituciones financieros y la función de la política monetaria en la economía. Además contiene un cuidadoso desarrollo paso a paso de los modelos económicos, lo cual facilita el aprendizaje de los estudiantes.
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July
International Human Rights: Documentary Supplement - Richard B. Lillich, Hurst Hannum, S. James Anaya, Dinah SheltonInternational Human Rights: Documentary Supplement is an essential stand-alone reference for anyone teaching or practicing in this subject area. A compilation of the major global and regional texts on human rights and humanitarian law, it presents most of the texts in their entirety, with preambular and final provisions included. These documents include not only United Nations human rights treaties, but also: Key ILO and UNESCO documents The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Extracts from the 1949 Geneva Conventions on prisoners of war and protection of civilians The EU's Charter of