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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:45:58 GMT2018-04-24T07:45:58Z

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Standpoints: 10 Old Ideas In a New World

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-04-17T04:00:00Z


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Self-help gurus, life coaches and business consultants love to tell us that we must strive for constant self-improvement to realize our full potential and become truly happy. But it doesn't seem to work - for many of us, life still seems hollow and meaningless. So focused are we on personal development and material possessions that we've overlooked the things that make life truly fulfilling and worthwhile. 

So how do we figure out what's really worth



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Standpoints: 10 Old Ideas In a New World

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-04-17T04:00:00Z


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Self-help gurus, life coaches and business consultants love to tell us that we must strive for constant self-improvement to realize our full potential and become truly happy. But it doesn't seem to work - for many of us, life still seems hollow and meaningless. So focused are we on personal development and material possessions that we've overlooked the things that make life truly fulfilling and worthwhile. 

So how do we figure out what's really worth



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The Advent Of Democracy: The Impact Of The 1918 Reform Act On British Politics

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-04-16T04:00:00Z


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In its centenary year, this volume is a study of the Representation of the People Act of 1918 which was a landmark in modern British history and the most substantial change ever made in the electoral system.

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Immigration Law and Society

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-04-16T04:00:00Z


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The Immigration Act of 1965 was one of the most consequential laws ever passed in the United States and immigration policy continues to be one of the most contentious areas of American politics. As a "nation of immigrants," the United States has a long and complex history of immigration programs and controls which are deeply connected to the shape of American society today.

This volume makes sense of the political history and the social impacts of



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English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, with Online Practice, 3rd Edition

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-04-03T04:00:00Z


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Improve your English grammar

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by using proper English language and grammar. The ability to articulate and communicate effectively is a valuable asset in all aspects of life. From writing a research paper to giving a presentation at work or just holding a casual conversation with friends or family, strong verbal and written skills are necessities in everyday communication. 



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The Proton Launcher: History and Developments

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-27T04:00:00Z


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The Soviet / Russian space program was in the hands of three industrial empires: those of Serguei Korolev, the Soviet von Braun who launched Sputnik-1 and Yuri Gagarin, Vladimir Tchelomei, his main competitor, and Mikhail Yangel, Many launchers and satellites in Ukraine.
In 2011, we published a first book on the history of the Soyuz launcher that was developed by Korolev and launched more than 1,800 copies. This time, we tell the story of the Proton

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Food and Eating in America: A Documentary Reader

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-27T04:00:00Z


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Guides students through a rich menu of American history through food and eating

This book features a wide and diverse range of primary sources covering the cultivation, preparation, marketing, and consumption of food from the time before Europeans arrived in North America to the present-day United States. It is organized around what the authors label the “Four P’s”—production, politics, price, and preference—in order to show readers that food represents



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Food and Eating in America: A Documentary Reader

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-27T04:00:00Z


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Guides students through a rich menu of American history through food and eating

This book features a wide and diverse range of primary sources covering the cultivation, preparation, marketing, and consumption of food from the time before Europeans arrived in North America to the present-day United States. It is organized around what the authors label the “Four P’s”—production, politics, price, and preference—in order to show readers that food represents



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A Social and Cultural History of Late Antiquity

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-20T04:00:00Z


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A Social and Cultural History of Late Antiquity examines the social and cultural landscape of the Late Antique Mediterranean. The text offers a picture of everyday life as it was lived in the spaces around and between two of the most memorable and towering figures of the time—Constantine and Muhammad. The author captures the period using a wide-lens, including Persian material from the mid third century through Umayyad material of the mid eighth century



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The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-20T04:00:00Z


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The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics is the first comprehensive introduction to Chinese linguistics from the perspective of modern theoretical and formal linguistics. Containing twenty-five chapters, the book offers a balanced, accessible and thoughtfully organized introduction to some of the most important results of research into Chinese linguistics carried out by theoretical linguists during the last thirty years. Presenting critical overviews of



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A Social and Cultural History of Late Antiquity

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-20T04:00:00Z


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A Social and Cultural History of Late Antiquity examines the social and cultural landscape of the Late Antique Mediterranean. The text offers a picture of everyday life as it was lived in the spaces around and between two of the most memorable and towering figures of the time—Constantine and Muhammad. The author captures the period using a wide-lens, including Persian material from the mid third century through Umayyad material of the mid eighth century



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Pastoral Theology and Care: Critical Trajectories in Theory and Practice

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-19T04:00:00Z


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Leading pastoral theologians explore a wide variety of themes related to pastoral practice.

Pastoral Theology and Care: Critical Trajectories in Theory and Practice offers a collection of essays by leading pastoral theologians that represent emerging trajectories in the fields of pastoral theology and care. The topics explored include: qualitative research and ethnography, advances in neuroscience, care across pluralities and intersections in religion



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Shakespeare's Theatre: A History

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-19T04:00:00Z


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Shakespeare’s Theatre: A History examines the theatre spaces used by William Shakespeare, and explores these spaces in relation to the social and political framework of the Elizabethan era. The text journeys from the performing spaces of the provincial inns, guild halls and houses of the gentry of the Bard’s early career, to the purpose-built outdoor playhouses of London, including the Globe, the Theatre, and the Curtain, and the royal courts of Elizabeth



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A Companion to Literary Theory

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-19T04:00:00Z


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Introduces readers to the modes of literary and cultural study of the previous half century

A Companion to Literary Theory is a collection of 36 original essays, all by noted scholars in their field, designed to introduce the modes and ideas of contemporary literary and cultural theory. Arranged by topic rather than chronology, in order to highlight the relationships between earlier and most recent theoretical developments, the book groups its chapters



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Pastoral Theology and Care: Critical Trajectories in Theory and Practice

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-19T04:00:00Z


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Leading pastoral theologians explore a wide variety of themes related to pastoral practice.

Pastoral Theology and Care: Critical Trajectories in Theory and Practice offers a collection of essays by leading pastoral theologians that represent emerging trajectories in the fields of pastoral theology and care. The topics explored include: qualitative research and ethnography, advances in neuroscience, care across pluralities and intersections in religion



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Introduction to Bioethics, 2nd Edition

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-15T04:00:00Z


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Introduction to Bioethics provides a comprehensive and yet concise coverage of the broad field of bioethics, dealing with the scientific, medical, social, religious and, where appropriate, political and international concerns. The book introduces the various modes of ethical thinking and then helps the reader to apply that thinking to issues relating to the environment, to plants and animals and to humans.



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A History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia, Volume II: Inner Eurasia from the Mongol Empire to Today, 1260 - 2000

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-12T04:00:00Z


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Provides an all-encompassing look at the history of Russia, Central Asia, and Mongolia

Beginning with the breakup of the Mongol Empire in the mid-thirteenth century, Volume II of this comprehensive work covers the remarkable history of “Inner Eurasia,” from 1260 up to modern times, completing the story begun in Volume I. Volume II describes how agriculture spread through Inner Eurasia, providing the foundations for new agricultural states, including



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A History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia, Volume II: Inner Eurasia from the Mongol Empire to Today, 1260 - 2000

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:00:00 GMT2018-03-12T04:00:00Z


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Provides an all-encompassing look at the history of Russia, Central Asia, and Mongolia

Beginning with the breakup of the Mongol Empire in the mid-thirteenth century, Volume II of this comprehensive work covers the remarkable history of “Inner Eurasia,” from 1260 up to modern times, completing the story begun in Volume I. Volume II describes how agriculture spread through Inner Eurasia, providing the foundations for new agricultural states, including



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C. S. Lewis

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 05:00:00 GMT2018-03-07T05:00:00Z


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The definitive exploration of C.S. Lewis’s philosophical thought, and its connection with his theological and literary work

Arguably one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, C.S. Lewis is widely hailed as a literary giant, his seven-volume Chronicles of Narnia having sold over 65 million copies in print worldwide. A prolific author and scholar whose intellectual contributions transcend the realm of children’s fantasy literature



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What is the History of the Book?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT2018-02-28T05:00:00Z


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James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh and accessible guide to the global study of the production, dissemination and reception of written and printed texts across all societies and in all ages. 

Students, teachers, researchers and general readers will benefit from the book's investigation of the subject's origins, scope and future direction. Based on original research and a wide range of sources, 



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