Song of Myself

Titre : Song of Myself
Auteur : Walt Whitman
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780486113173
Libération : 2012-03-02

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It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers of revised editions will find this version surprising, and often superior. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Discovering Literature

Titre : Discovering Literature
Auteur : Hans Paul Guth
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0130482307
Libération : 2002-08-01

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Designed to turn reluctant readers into enthusiastic readers, DISCOVERING LITERATURE, Third Edition, features carefully chosen literature selections that work well in today's classrooms. This text is unsurpassed in integrating multicultural authors and honoring the rich diversity of the American experience. Readers will discover the contemporary relevance and continuing influence of the classics as they strengthen their skills with positive writing instruction and student models for writing about literature. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Four colorful "Image and Word" sections juxtaposing poetry with paintings "Festival of Classics" stories and "Festival of Nature" poetry Updated and expanded student Web site at www.prenhall.com/guth--the addition of a "Writing about Literature" section, interactive timeline, author photos, easy navigational bar, and information on literary theory PICK A PENGUIN! We are delighted to offer select Penguin Putnam titles at a substantial discount to your students when you request a special package of one or more Penguin titles with any Prentice Hall text. Contact your Prentice Hall sales representative for special ordering instructions.

The Songlines

Titre : The Songlines
Auteur : Bruce Chatwin
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781448113026
Libération : 2012-10-31

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The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of the land and the secrets of its past. In this magical account Chatwin recalls his travels across the length and breadth of Australia seeking to find the truth about the songs and unravel the mysteries of their stories.

Qualitative Research and Case Study Applications in Education

Titre : Qualitative Research and Case Study Applications in Education
Auteur : Sharan B. Merriam
Éditeur : Jossey-Bass
ISBN-13 : 0787910090
Libération : 1997-09-15

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An invaluable resource--one that will open up the conceptual world of qualitative research and provide the step-by-step direction needed to translate those concepts into practice. -- M. Carolyn Clark, Department of Educational Human Resource Development, College of Education, Texas A&M University Since Merriam's definitive Case Study Research in Education first appeared in 1988, significant advances have occurred in the field of qualitative research. To meet the demand for a book that reflects these important changes, Merriam has completely revised and updated her classic work. Timely, authoritative, and approachable, Qualitative Research and Case Study Applications in Education is a practical resource that offers the information and guidance needed to manage all phases of the qualitative and case study research process.

Voices of Protest

Titre : Voices of Protest
Auteur : Alan Brinkley
Éditeur : Vintage
ISBN-13 : 9780307803221
Libération : 2011-08-10

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The study of two great demagogues in American history--Huey P. Long, a first-term United States Senator from the red-clay, piney-woods country of nothern Louisiana; and Charles E. Coughlin, a Catholic priest from an industrial suburb near Detroit. Award-winning historian Alan Brinkely describes their modest origins and their parallel rise together in the early years of the Great Depression to become the two most successful leaders of national political dissidence of their era. *Winner of the American Book Award for History*

Monarchs Ministers and Maps

Titre : Monarchs Ministers and Maps
Auteur : David Buisseret
Éditeur : University of Chicago Press
ISBN-13 : 0226079872
Libération : 1992-12-15

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These diverse essays investigate political factors behind the rapid development of cartography in Renaissance Europe and its impact on emerging European nations. By 1500 a few rulers had already discovered that better knowledge of their lands would strengthen their control over them; by 1550, the cartographer's art had become an important instrument for bringing territories under the control of centralized government. Throughout the following century increasing governmental reliance on maps demanded greater accuracy and more sophisticated techniques. This volume, a detailed survey of the political uses of cartography between 1400 and 1700 in Europe, answers these questions: When did monarchs and ministers begin to perceive that maps could be useful in government? For what purposes were maps commissioned? How accurate and useful were they? How did cartographic knowledge strengthen the hand of government? By focusing on particular places and periods in early modern Europe, the chapters offer new insights into the growth of cartography as a science, the impetus behind these developments - often rulers attempting to expand their power - and the role of mapmaking in European history. The essay on Poland reveals that cartographic progress came only under the impetus of powerful rulers; another explores the French monarchy's role in the burst of scientific cartography that marked the opening of the "splendid century". Additional chapters discuss the profound influence of cartographic ideas on the English aristocracy during the sixteenth century, the relation of progress in mapmaking to imperialistic goals of the Spanish and Austrian Habsburgs, and the supposed primacy of Italian mapmakingfollowing the Renaissance. Contributors to this volume are Peter Barber, David Buisseret, John Marino, Michael J. Mikos, Geoffrey Parker, and James Vann. These essays were originally presented as the Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library.

The Art of Extreme Self Care

Titre : The Art of Extreme Self Care
Auteur : Cheryl Richardson
Éditeur : Hay House Incorporated
ISBN-13 : 1401918298
Libération : 2012-04-04

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A practical, action-oriented program that advises individuals how, on a month-by-month basis, to identify and alter troubling behaviors, sharing strategies to stop the cycle of self-betrayal and neglect that stems from daily violations of self-care.

The Book in the Renaissance

Titre : The Book in the Renaissance
Auteur : Andrew Pettegree
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 030011009X
Libération : 2010

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The dawn of print was a major turning point in the early modern world. It rescued ancient learning from obscurity, transformed knowledge of the natural and physical world, and brought the thrill of book ownership to the masses. But, as Andrew Pettegree reveals in this work of great historical merit, the story of the post-Gutenberg world was rather more complicated than we have often come to believe. The Book in the Renaissance reconstructs the first 150 years of the world of print, exploring the complex web of religious, economic, and cultural concerns surrounding the printed word. From its very beginnings, the printed book had to straddle financial and religious imperatives, as well as the very different requirements and constraints of the many countries who embraced it, and, as Pettegree argues, the process was far from a runaway success. More than ideas, the success or failure of books depended upon patrons and markets, precarious strategies and the thwarting of piracy, and the ebb and flow of popular demand. Owing to his state-of-the-art and highly detailed research, Pettegree crafts an authoritative, lucid, and truly pioneering work of cultural history about a major development in the evolution of European society.