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  • The Federalist Papers

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Kleidosty, Jason Xidias

    The 85 essays that make up The Federalist Papers’ clearly demonstrate the vital importance of the art of persuasion. Written between 1787 and 1788 by three of the “Founding Fathers” of the United States, the Papers were written with the specific intention of convincing Americans that it was in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-25
    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 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

  • The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

    1st Edition

    By Damien Peters

    Perhaps no work of history written in the 20th century has done more to undermine an existing consensus and cause its readers to re-evaluate their own preconceptions than has Jonathan Riley-Smith's revisionist account of the motives of the first crusaders. Riley-Smith's thesis – based on extensive…

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

  • Subject Librarians

    Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment, 1st Edition

    By Penny Dale

    Edited by Matt Holland

    The university subject librarians' role is at the centre of new models of teaching and learning, yet further debate and published contributions are still needed to shape its future direction. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment assesses trends and challenges in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Affect and Legal Education

    Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Maughan, Paul Maharg

    The place of emotion in legal education is rarely discussed or analysed, and we do not have to seek far for the reasons. The difficulty of interdisciplinary research, the technicisation of legal education itself, the view that affect is irrational and antithetical to core western ideals of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Problem Solving

    Perspectives from Cognition and Neuroscience, 2nd Edition

    By S. Ian Robertson

    The way that we assess and overcome problems is an essential part of everyday life. Problem Solving provides a clear introduction to the underlying mental processes involved in solving problems. Drawing on research from cognitive psychology and neuroscience, it examines the methods and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Psychology Press

  • Young People and Work

    1st Edition

    By Robin Price, Paula McDonald

    Edited by Barbara Pini

    This edited book brings together empirical studies of young people in paid employment from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and in different national settings. In the context of increasing youth labour market participation rates and debates about the value of early employment, it draws on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Computers, Schools and Students

    The Effects of Technology, 1st Edition

    By Cedric Cullingford, Nusrat Haq

    How have schools been affected by the introduction of computer technology, and has it changed the school life and experience of students? This book uses research from both large and small secondary schools, including those specializing in technology and those with higher numbers of pupils with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Wikipedia

    A New Community of Practice?, 1st Edition

    By Dan O'Sullivan

    During its brief existence Wikipedia has proved astonishingly successful with 2.8 million articles in English alone available freely to all with access to the internet. The online encyclopedia can be seen as the 21st century’s version of earlier historical attempts to gather the world’s knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Electronic Performance Support

    Using Digital Technology to Enhance Human Ability, 1st Edition

    By Paul van Schaik

    Edited by Philip Barker

    Despite ubiquitous powerful technologies such as networked computers, global positioning systems, and cell phones; human failures in decision-making and performance continue to have disastrous consequences. Electronic Performance Support: Using Digital Technology to Enhance Human Ability, reminds…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Informal Learning

    A New Model for Making Sense of Experience, 1st Edition

    By Lloyd Davies

    In much of the developed world, learning is synonymous with the formal, structured processes that involve teachers, lecturers or trainers. Yet it is experience that is by far the most influential teacher that any of us will have, from the very first moment we are born. Lloyd Davies puts forward a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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