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Dismemberments : perspectives in forensic anthropology and legal medicine

Dismemberments : perspectives in forensic anthropology and legal medicine

Dismemberments: Perspectives in Forensic Anthropology and Legal Medicine is the only volume in the field to address the complexities of interpreting dismemberment trauma, the different tools used, and the sociocultural motive

Fighter in velvet gloves : Alaska civil rights hero Elizabeth Peratrovich

Fighter in velvet gloves : Alaska civil rights hero Elizabeth Peratrovich
Boochever, Annie, author.
"'No Natives or Dogs Allowed' blared the storefront sign at the young Tlingit Indian girl. The sting of those words would stay with Elizabeth Peratrovich all her life. Years later, a seasoned fighter for equality, she would d

School-based partnerships in teacher education : a research informed model for universities, schools and beyond

School-based partnerships in teacher education : a research informed model for universities, schools and beyond

This book demonstrates school-based approaches to primary science teacher education. The models used involve partnerships between universities and primary schools to engage pre-service primary teachers in classroom teaching a

Who decides who becomes a teacher? : schools of education as sites of resistance

Who decides who becomes a teacher? : schools of education as sites of resistance

"Who Decides Who Becomes a Teacher? extends the discussions and critiques of neoliberalism in education by examining the potential for schools of teacher education to contest the types of policies that are typical in K-12 sch

Applied soil hydrology

Applied soil hydrology
Novák, Viliam, 1942- author.
This state-of-the-art book clearly explains the basic principles of soil hydrology and the current knowledge in this field. It particularly highlights the estimation and application of measurements and evaluation of soil-hydr

Bioarchaeologists speak out : deep time perspectives on contemporary issues

Bioarchaeologists speak out : deep time perspectives on contemporary issues

Bioarchaeologists who study human remains in ancient, historic and contemporary settings are securely anchored within anthropology as anthropologists, yet they have not taken on the pundits the way other subdisciplines within

Darwin's backyard : how small experiments led to a big theory

Darwin's backyard : how small experiments led to a big theory
Costa, James T., 1963- author.
James T. Costa takes readers on a journey from Darwin's childhood through his voyage on the HMS Beagle, where his ideas on evolution began, and on to Down House, his bustling home of forty years. Using his garden and greenhou

Family math night 6-8 : common core state standards in action

Family math night 6-8 : common core state standards in action
Taylor-Cox, Jennifer, author.
Each activity is designed to promote mathematical thinking and communication.

Mathematics, education and history : towards a harmonious partnership

Mathematics, education and history : towards a harmonious partnership

This book includes 18 peer-reviewed papers from nine countries, originally presented in a shorter form at TSG 25 The Role of History of Mathematics in Mathematics Education, as part of ICME-13 during. It also features an intr

Not (just) (an)other

Not (just) (an)other

Sovereign Traces: Not (Just) (An)other merges works of contemporary North American Indian literature with imaginative illustrations by U.S. and Canadian artists. Through this exciting medium, Sovereign Traces beckons to both

Teachers in control : cracking the code

Teachers in control : cracking the code
Powell, Martin, author.
In an increasingly centralized education system, how can teachers recover the freedom to make their own decisions? Originally published in 1990, the teaching profession had seldom been under greater pressure. Teachers in Cont

The statistical eyeglasses : the math behind scientific knowledge

The statistical eyeglasses : the math behind scientific knowledge
Milotti, Edoardo, author.
Science often deals with hard-to-see phenomena, and they only stand out and become real when viewed through the lens of complex statistical tools. This book is not a textbook about statistics applied to science - there are al

The writer's map : an atlas of imaginary lands

The writer's map : an atlas of imaginary lands

Maps can transport us, they are filled with wonder, the possibility of real adventure and travels of the mind. This is an atlas of the journeys that writers make, encompassing not only the maps that actually appear in their b

Giving back : research and reciprocity in indigenous settings

Giving back : research and reciprocity in indigenous settings

This book addresses the critical question of reciprocity in the research process, especially (though not exclusively) in regard to working with Indigenous Communities. This transdisciplinary collection is edited by geographer

History and film : a tale of two disciplines

History and film : a tale of two disciplines
Thanouli, Eleftheria, author.
History and Film: A Tale of Two Disciplines addresses the representation of history in cinema, a much-argued debate on the need to understand cinematic history in its own terms and develop a certain vocabulary for discussing

Simple STEAM : 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math activities for ages 3 to 6

Simple STEAM : 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math activities for ages 3 to 6
Mitchell, Debby, 1953- author.
"This book details activities for parents to do with their children in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics"--

Their eyes were watching God : [a novel]

Their eyes were watching God : [a novel]
Hurston, Zora Neale.
One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt w

Wild is the wind

Wild is the wind
Phillips, Carl, 1959- author.
A powerful, inventive collection from one of America's most critically admired poets “What has restlessness been for?” In Wild Is the Wind, Carl Phillips reflects on love as depicted in the jazz standard for which the boo

Naval documents of the American Revolution

Naval documents of the American Revolution
United States. Naval History Division.
In the tradition of the preceding volumes - the first of which was published in 1964 - this work synthesizes edited documents, including correspondence, ship logs, muster rolls, orders, and newspaper accounts, that provide a

The documentary history of the ratification of the constitution

The documentary history of the ratification of the constitution

This third volume on the ratification campaign in Massachusetts completes the account of this powerful New England state whose influence determined the overall passage of the emerging Constitution.

The papers of Thomas Jefferson.

The papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, author.
The Retirement Series is documenting Jefferson's written legacy between his return to private life on 4 March 1809 and his death on 4 July 1826. During this period Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and sold his ext

Activity, diet and social practice : addressing everyday life in human skeletal remains

Activity, diet and social practice : addressing everyday life in human skeletal remains
Schrader, Sarah, author.
Day-to-day activities are important in the development of social identities, the establishment of social standing, and the communal understanding of societal rules. This perspective is broadly referred to as practice theory a

Approaches to teaching LGBT literature

Approaches to teaching LGBT literature

This volume is designed to help teachers address what it means to teach LGBT literature.

Carry forth the stories : an ethnographer's journey into native oral tradition

Carry forth the stories : an ethnographer's journey into native oral tradition
Frey, Rodney, 1950- author.
Seasoned anthropologist/ethnographer Rodney Frey offers personal and professional insights into the power and value of storytelling gleaned from over forty years of successful work with indigenous peoples. He addresses permis

Cosas : folk art travels in Mexico

Cosas : folk art travels in Mexico
Niemann, Linda, author.
Love and friendship, art and craft, language and culture are the subjects of this look back at one woman's experiences in Mexico over a period of twenty years. What first propels Linda Grant Niemann south are the migrants she

Creating effective IEPs : a guide to developing, writing, and implementing plans for teachers.

Creating effective IEPs : a guide to developing, writing, and implementing plans for teachers.

Creating Effective IEPs: A Guide to Developing, Writing, and Implementing Plans for Teachers is a brief primer on Individualized Education Plans that provides practical instruction for writing IEPs, leading IEP meetings, and

Dignity of the calling : educators share the beginnings of their journeys

Dignity of the calling : educators share the beginnings of their journeys

"Although I was a teacher prior to the entering the professoriate, I was not ready for the gargantuan professional and personal transition to higher education. I was not prepared for minutiae of forms, deadlines of inter-offi

Ecology and recovery of eastern old-growth forests

Ecology and recovery of eastern old-growth forests

The landscapes of North America, including eastern forests, have been shaped by humans for millennia, through fire, agriculture, hunting, and other means. But the arrival of Europeans on America’s eastern shores several cen

Exploring the science of sounds : 100 musical activities for young children

Exploring the science of sounds : 100 musical activities for young children
Connors, Abigail Flesch, 1957- author.
Most preschool teachers have musical instruments in their classrooms, but may not realize they can use them for science explorations. In Exploring the Science of Sounds, you will indulge young children's curiosity and engage

Handbook of emerging 21st-century cities

Handbook of emerging 21st-century cities

The majority of the world's population now live in cities, nearly a quarter of which boast populations of one million or more. The rise of globalisation has granted cities unprecedented significance, both politically and econ

How to be yourself : quiet your inner critic and rise above social anxiety

How to be yourself : quiet your inner critic and rise above social anxiety
Hendriksen, Ellen, author.
Weaving together cutting-edge science, concrete tips, and the compelling stories of real people who have risen above their social anxiety, Dr. Ellen Hendriksen proposes a groundbreaking idea: you already have everything you n

Identified skeletal collections : the testing ground of anthropology?

Identified skeletal collections : the testing ground of anthropology?

Human skeletons are widely studied in archaeological, anthropological and forensic settings to learn about the deceased. This book focusses on identified skeletal collections and discusses how and why collections were amassed

International handbook of philosophy of education

International handbook of philosophy of education

This handbook presents a comprehensive introduction to the core areas of philosophy of education combined with an up-to-date selection of the central themes. It includes 95 newly commissioned articles that focus on and advanc

Interwoven lives : indigenous mothers of Salish coast communities

Interwoven lives : indigenous mothers of Salish coast communities
Wellman, Candace, author.
"Interwoven Lives is a continuation of the Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages. It adds four new biographies to the four published in Peace Weavers. Together the books offer a fresh look a

Law as a social system

Law as a social system
Luhmann, Niklas, 1927-1998.
Modern systems theory provides a new method for the analysis of society through an examination of the structures of its communications. In this volume, Niklas Luhmann, the theory's leading exponent, explores its implications

Making sex public, and other cinematic fantasies

Making sex public, and other cinematic fantasies
Young, Damon R., 1977- author.
Damon R. Young tracks the emergence of new forms of sexuality in French and American cinema from the 1950s to the present, showing how cinema transformed narratives of sexuality and how women and queers were both agents and o

Measuring cultural complexity in protohistoric hunter-fisher-gatherer societies : Haida Gwaii between ca. 1650 and 1775 a.d.

Measuring cultural complexity in protohistoric hunter-fisher-gatherer societies : Haida Gwaii between ca. 1650 and 1775 a.d.
Newell, R. R., author.
This new work seeks to restore the Northwest Coast societies and their cultures to their proper places in an understanding of hunter-fisher-gatherer societies and cultural developments, using an integrated archaeological and

Nowhere to remember : Hanford, White Bluffs, and Richland to 1943

Nowhere to remember : Hanford, White Bluffs, and Richland to 1943

"Based on oral histories, this volume examines the small towns of Hanford, White Bluffs, and Richland, Washington, before the federal government seized the land and set up one of the secret locations of the Manhattan Project,

Open up, education! : how open way learning can transform schools

Open up, education! : how open way learning can transform schools
Haigler, Adam, 1984- author.
This book offers a framework called

Perspectives on diverse student identities in higher education : international perspectives on equity and inclusion

Perspectives on diverse student identities in higher education : international perspectives on equity and inclusion

This volume provides educators with a global understanding of the challenges associated with the growing diversity of student identities in higher education, and it provides evidence-based strategies for addressing the challe

Postfeminist war : women and the media-military-industrial complex

Postfeminist war : women and the media-military-industrial complex
Vavrus, Mary Douglas, author.
By examining news and documentary media produced since September 11, 2001, Vavrus demonstrates that news narratives that include women use feminism selectively in gender equality narratives. She ultimately asserts that such r

Reconceptualizing early childhood education and care - a reader : critical questions, new imaginaries & social activism

Reconceptualizing early childhood education and care - a reader : critical questions, new imaginaries & social activism

This second edition of Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education and Care is a foundational text that presents contemporary theories, debates, and political concerns regarding early education and child care around the globe

Service-learning to advance access and success : bridging institutional and community capacity

Service-learning to advance access and success : bridging institutional and community capacity

"In an effort to support these movements, this volume of the Advances in Service-Learning Research series, Service-Learning to Advance Access & Success: Bridging Institutional and Community Capacity, focuses on how service-le

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