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The Common Stream: Two Thousand Years of the English Village - Rowland ParkerThis is the story of the village of Foxton, in Cambridgeshire. The author studied archaeological excavations, oral tradition, manor court rolls, land tax returns, wills, bishops' registers and many other records, in order to build up a picture of the life, work, clothes, food and pastimes of the villagers, from the first traces of human settlement two thousand years ago, to the present day.
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September
Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment in the 21st Century - Wayne Weiten, Margaret A. Lloyd, Dana S. Dunn, Elizabeth Yost HammerFilled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this text shows you how psychology helps you understand yourself and the world, and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities you have in your life and your future career. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors' ability to stay current with 'hot topics, ' students say it's one text they just don't want to stop reading. The text and associated workbook are highly readable, engaging, and
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Academic Librarianship - Camila A. AlireHighly-respected authors G. Edward Evans, a long-time academic library director, and Fulbright Scholar, and ALA President-Elect and past ACRL president, Camila Alire, who also served as dean of two ARL libraries, draw from their combined professional, educational, and authorship experience of over seventy-five years to provide a comprehensive examination of academic librarianship. This authoritative new source, ideal for practitioners looking to advance their careers and for use as text in LIS programs, explores the unique nature of academic librarianship and guides readers to understand what is
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September
Hitchcock's Films Revisited - Robin Paul WoodWhen Hitchcock's Films was first published, it quickly became known as a new kind of book on film and a necessary text in the growing body of Hitchcock criticism. When Robin Wood returned to his writings in Hitchcock's films and published Hitchcock's Films Revisited in 1989, the multidimensional essays took on a new shape―one tempered by Wood's own development as a critic. This revised edition of Hitchcock's Films Revisited includes a substantial new preface in which Wood reveals his personal history as a film scholar―including his coming out as a gay man, his views on his previows critical work,
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September
Ways with Words: Language, Life and Work in Communities and Classrooms - Shirley Brice Heath"Ways with Words" is a classic study of children learning to use language at home and at school in two communities only a few miles apart in the southeastern United States. "Roadville" is a white working-class community of families steeped for generations in the life of textile mills; "Trackton" is a black working-class community whose older generations grew up farming the land but whose current members work in the mills. In tracing the children's language development the author shows the deep cultural differences between the two communites, whose ways with words differ as strikingly from each
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Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method - Tom Boellstorff, Bonnie Nardi, Celia Pearce"Ethnography and Virtual Worlds" is the only book of its kind--a concise, comprehensive, and practical guide for students, teachers, designers, and scholars interested in using ethnographic methods to study online virtual worlds, including both game and nongame environments. Written by leading ethnographers of virtual worlds, and focusing on the key method of participant observation, the book provides invaluable advice, tips, guidelines, and principles to aid researchers through every stage of a project, from choosing an online fieldsite to writing and publishing the results. Provides practical
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From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded - Donald C. Johanson, Blake Edgar, David Brill, David L. BrillIn 1974 in a remote region of Ethiopia, Donald Johanson, then one of America's most promising young paleoanthropologists, discovered "Lucy", the oldest, best preserved skeleton of any erect-walking human ever found. This discovery prompted a complete reevaluation of previous evidence for human origins. In the years since this dramatic discovery Johanson has continued to scour East Africa's Great rift Valley for the earliest evidence of human origins. In 1975 this team unearthed the "First Family", an unparalleled fossil assemblage of 13 individuals dating back to 3.2 million years ago; and in
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CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide - Mark Edward Soper, Scott Mueller, David ProwsepearsonITcertification.com/register2. Follow the instructions 3. Go to your Account page and click on "Access Bonus Content" "CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide" is a best-of-breed study guide. Best-selling authors and expert instructors Mark Soper, Scott Mueller, and David Prowse help you master all the topics you need to know to succeed on your CompTIA 220-701 and 220-702 exams and move into a successful career as an IT technician. Master every topic on both new 2011 A+ examsAssess your knowledge and focus your learningGet the practical workplace knowledge you need!The CompTIA authorized