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  • Academic Writing

    A Handbook for International Students, 5th Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joke Voogt, Jules Pieters

    Teacher collaboration helps to facilitate meaningful and effective learning and enables sustainable development of schools. Teacher teams who collaboratively investigate a shared problem, or design curriculum materials together, significantly contribute to the professional development of teachers…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Law

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn Watkins, Mandy Burton

    Explaining in clear terms some of the main methodological approaches to legal research, the chapters in this edited collection are written by specialists in their fields, researching in a variety of jurisdictions. Covering a range of topics from Feminist Approaches to Law and Economics, each…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24
    Routledge

  • An Image of Africa

    Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness, 1st Edition

    By Clare Clarke

    Few works of scholarship have so comprehensively recast an existing debate as Chinua Achebe’s essay on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Achebe – a highly distinguished Nigerian novelist and university teacher – looked with fresh eyes at a novel that was set in Africa, but in which Africans appear…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Bloodlands

    Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, 1st Edition

    By Helen Roche

    A flagbearer for the increasingly fashionable genre of "transnational history," Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands is, first and foremost, a stunning example of the critical thinking skill of evaluation. Snyder's linguistic precocity allows him to cite evidence in 10 languages, putting fresh twists on the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Everyday Stalinism

    Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s, 1st Edition

    By Victor Petrov, Riley Quinn

    How was the Soviet Union like a soup kitchen? In this important and highly revisionist work, historian Sheila Fitzpatrick explains that a reimagining of the Communist state as a provider of goods for the ‘deserving poor’ can be seen as a powerful metaphor for understanding Soviet life as a whole.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Gender and the Politics of History

    1st Edition

    By Pilar Zazueta, Etienne Stockland

    Joan Scott's work has influenced several generations of historians and helped make the topic of gender central to the way in which the discipline is taught and studied today. At root a new way of conceptualizing capitalist societies, Scott's theories suggest that gender is better understood as a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Homeward Bound

    American Families in the Cold War Era, 1st Edition

    By Jarrod Homer

    Elaine Tyler May’s 1988 Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era is a ground-breaking piece of historical and cultural analysis that uses its findings to build a strong argument for its author’s view of the course of modern US history. The aim of May’s study is to trace the links…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • In Defence of History

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Piercey, Tom Stammers

    Richard Evans wrote In Defence of History at a time when the historian's profession was coming under heavy attack as a result of the ‘cultural turn’ taken by the discipline during the late 1980s and the 1990s. Historians were being forced to face up to postmodern thinking, which argued that,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    1st Edition

    By Martin Fuller, Ryan Moore

    Despite having no formal training in urban planning, Jane Jacobs deftly explores the strengths and weaknesses of policy arguments put forward by American urban planners in the era after World War II. They believed that the efficient movement of cars was of more value in the development of US cities…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Crusades

    Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Robert Houghton, Damien Peters

    For many centuries, the history of the crusades, as written by Western historians, was based solidly on Western sources. Evidence from the Islamic societies that the crusaders attacked was used only sparingly – in part because it was hard for most westerners to read, and in part because much of it…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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