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  • Enlightening the Next Generation: Catholics and their Schools 1830-1980 book cover

    Enlightening the Next Generation

    Catholics and their Schools 1830-1980, 1st Edition

    Edited by F. Michael Perko

    Originally published in 1988, this title looks at the importance of the Catholic school in American education from 1830 to 1980. The articles in this collection illuminate the patterns of development. The most prevalent theme is that of school controversy, involving either Catholic conflict with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Escape into a Labyrinth: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way book cover

    Escape into a Labyrinth

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way, 1st Edition

    By Benita A. Moore

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Catholic roots and his repudiation of those roots in pursuit of the American dream. The study aims to suggest that an investigation of Fitzgerald’s basic cultural and religious milieu might illuminate what he wrote, and may…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Geographies of Disorientation book cover

    Geographies of Disorientation

    1st Edition

    By Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg

    Spatial disorientation is of key relevance to our globalized world, eliciting complex questions about our relationship with technology and the last remaining vestiges of our animal nature. Viewed more broadly, disorientation is a profoundly geographical theme that concerns our relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Lenin and his Rivals: The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906 book cover

    Lenin and his Rivals

    The Struggle for Russia's Future, 1898-1906, 1st Edition

    By Donald W. Treadgold

    Originally published in 1955, this is an illuminating study of the political thought and action of the Russian intelligentsia, in the decade up to and including the Revolution of 1905-6. It is based on the writings, including those in the revolutionary press, by which the chief figures of the main…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin and the End of Politics book cover

    Lenin and the End of Politics

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Polan

    Originally published in 1984 this book reconsiders the effect of Lenin on the politics and culture of the 20th Century. In a detailed examination of Lenin's famous text, The State and Revolution, the author argues that the peculiar status of this work presents readers with major problems of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Lenin: The Compulsive Revolutionary book cover

    Lenin

    The Compulsive Revolutionary, 1st Edition

    By Stefan T. Possony

    Originally published in the UK in 1966, this was the first biography of Lenin which tied together extensive material unearthed in WWII, and it illuminates the complex personality and explains the riddle of Lenin's seemingly impossible rise to power. Using primary sources such as previously…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Leninism: Volume One book cover

    Leninism

    Volume One, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Stalin

    Translated from the Russian in 1928, this and the second volume of the same title give an invaluable picture of what the Russian leader Joseph Stalin understood by Leninism. Building on the pamphlet Foundations of Leninism, (which forms the first part of this book) the work presents a unified…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Vladimir Lenin

  • Images of Dictatorship: Stalin in Literature book cover

    Images of Dictatorship

    Stalin in Literature, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Marsh

    Originally published in 1989, this book presented the first study of the image of Stalin in literature. Analysing the literary presentaiton of historical character and the treatment of 20th Century tyrants in European prose fiction, the book draws a comparison between the depiction of Hitler in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

  • The Real Stalin book cover

    The Real Stalin

    1st Edition

    By Yves Delbars

    In this book, originally published in English in 1953, the author, recognized as one of the best-informed experts on Eastern European politics, reconstructed during the course of a decade's work, the real history of Stalin, from his youth in Georgia to the last year of his life. Utilizing an…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Joseph Stalin

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