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Life in a Medieval Castle - Joseph Gies, Frances Gies"The authors allow medieval man and woman to speak for themselves through selections from past journals, songs, even account books."--Time
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A Beginner's Guide to Crossing Cultures: Making Friends in a Multicultural World - Patty LaneThe global village has arrived. Recent census figures show that communities in the United States are more culturally and ethnically diverse than ever before. And you may be just one of many who find it challenging to build relationships with people from backgrounds unlike your own. How do you befriend an international student or a new coworker from a different country? What can you expect when your church building is shared with a congregation from another cultural group? Why are your words and actions sometimes misinterpreted by others? Crosscultural specialist Patty Lane answers these
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Cross-Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility - Duane ElmerDuane Elmer asked people around the world how they felt about Western missionaries. The response? "Missionaries could be more effective if they did not think they were better than us." The last thing we want to do in cross-cultural ministry is to offend people in other cultures. Unfortunately, all too often and even though we don't mean it, our actions communicate superiority, paternalism, imperialism and arrogance. Our best intentions become unintentional insults. How can we minister in ways that are received as true Christlike service? Cross-cultural specialist Duane Elmer gives Christians
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Economic Geographies: Circuits, Flows and Spaces - Ray Hudson'The social and political power of the verity that there are no such things as economies, only economic geographies demands an analysis of the complex flows and relations implied by it. At last, here is a book the book - which addresses the questions central to the critical understanding of economies and their formative geographies. This is a highly creative and transformative contribution' Roger Lee, "Professor of Geography, Queen Mary, University of London How do we conceptualise the production and re-production of social life? What are the most appropriate ways to conceptualise capitalist
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Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together - Eugenia Hepworth Berger, Mari R. Riojas-CortezParents as Partners in Education, Eighth Edition, is uniquely the most comprehensive book on the market covering the history of parenting and parent/school collaboration, current issues and population trends affecting American schools and communities, diverse family structures, and techniques for establishing a connection with parents and encouraging involvement with their child's learning. Based on the notion of "funds of knowledge," the knowledge that children acquire from their families, this best-selling textbook helps the reader differentiate between culture and diversity as they relate to
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Prescription for Dietary Wellness - Phyllis A. BalchLike its companion books--the number-one bestselling Prescription for Nutritional Healing and the newer Prescription for Herbal Healing--Prescription for Dietary Wellness offers authoritative information that is research-based and clearly written, making it easy for the reader to quickly find the subjects in which he or she is interested and to incorporate the dietary recommendations into his or her daily life. Updates in this second edition include: phytochemicals and antioxidants foods that boost immunity how to choose the most nutritious foods "standout" healing foods how to design a diet
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Faust: First Part - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Peter SalmGoethe’s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust, an audacious man boldly wagering with the devil, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, experience, or knowledge can lead him to a moment he would wish to last forever. Here, in Faust, Part I, the tremendous versatility of Goethe’s genius creates some of the most beautiful passages in literature. Here too we experience Goethe’s characteristic humor, the excitement and eroticism of the witches’
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Partial Differential Equations and Boundary-Value Problems with Applications - Mark A. PinskyOriginally published: 3rd ed. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 2003.
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Finding Out: An Introduction to LGBT Studies - Deborah Meem, Michelle GibsonFinding Out introduces readers to lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender (LGBT) studies. Unlike most books on LGBT, this textbook combines original material with esteemed journal articles. Chapter introductions, written by the authors, place current research findings in a clear context. Finding Out reviews the history of same-sex relationships and gender variance from ancient Greece to the present yet goes beyond a historical account to provide an in-depth examination of LGBT culture and society. Key Features - Includes chapter introductions that gives students a useful context for each research article
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The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 2, Part 2: The Middle East & the Aegean Region c.1380-1000 BC - I.E.S. Edwards, C.J. Gadd, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond, E. SollbergerVolume II Part 2 deals with the history of the region from about 1380 to 1000 B.C., and includes accounts of Akhenaten and the Amarna 'revolution' in Egypt, the expansion and final decline of the Mycenaean civilization in Greece, the exodus and wanderings of the Israelites, and the Assyrian and Hittite empires.