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  1. Introducing English Semantics, Second Edition - Charles W. Kreidler

    A practical, jargon-free introduction to understanding how meanings are expressed in the English language.

    This newly revised edition explores the knowledge of language that speakers have which enables them to communicate - to express observations, opinions, intentions and the products of their imagination. Read more.

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  2. Exploring Language Assessment and Teaching: Language in Action

    "An especially clear, practical introductory textbook for Masters students in language education and practicing language educators, focusing usefully on common assessment issues in pedagogy, defining succinctly fundamental concepts, and accounting cogently for current theories and recent research."

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  3. Philosophy and Theatre: An Introduction

    "With exemplary clarity, Tom Stern reconstructs central philosophical concepts that have bearing on theater. In doing so, he opens a conversation between theater and philosophy that is all too rare.”

    This is the first book to introduce philosophy and theater, covering key topics and debates and presenting the contributions of major figures in the history of philosophy. Including annotated further reading and summaries at the end of each chapter, Philosophy and Theatre is an ideal starting point for those studying philosophy, theater studies and related subjects in the arts and humanities. Read more | View inside

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  4. The Cultural History Reader

    "Both students and teachers of cultural history should welcome this wide-ranging collection of exemplary studies, including its lucid and perceptive introduction."

    The first volume to collect together the distinctive contributions made by cultural historians across the spectrum of historiographical methods. The Cultural History Reader offers a unique view into the insights to be gained from examining how cultural factors have shaped people's experiences of the world and guided their actions. Read more.

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  5. The Coptic Christian Heritage: History Faith and Culture

    In The Coptic Christian Heritage, an expert team of contributors combine academic expertise with intimate and practical knowledge of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Coptic heritage to produce a highly readable and invaluable introduction to the field. Read more.

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  6. Bible and Cinema: An Introduction

    In Bible and Cinema: An Introduction author Adele Reinhartz considers the pervasive use of the Bible in feature films, and the medium of film as part of the Bible’s reception history. The book offers insightful analysis of numerous films including The Ten Commandments and The Shawshank Redemption, paying attention to visual and aural elements as well as plot, character, and dialog. Read more.

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  7. The Ancient Near East: History, Society and Economy - Mario Liverani

    "...a wonderful book, which will make readers fall in love with the wonders of the ancient Near East..."

    Using the latest research from the most recent archaeological finds, and thanks to his personal odyssey of over twenty-five years, Mario Liverani has succeeded in retracing the history of the peoples of the ancient Near East such as the Sumerians, Hittites, Assyrians and Babylonians.

    Never before available in English, The Ancient Near East reveals three millennia of history (3500-500 BC) in one single work, representing one of the greatest books ever written on the subject. Read more.

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  8. October 2013 Textbook of the Month

    The New Instructional Leadership
    ISLLC Standard Two
    Edited by Rose M. Ylimaki 

    Complimentary Exam Copy 

    Co-published with UCEA, this exciting new textbook is the first to tackle the ISLLC Standard 2—Instructional Leadership. In light of recent curriculum reforms, accountability policies, and changing demographics, today’s leaders must not only have expertise in culture building and supervision skills, but also in adult learning, cultural funds of knowledge, curriculum, and the role of politics. 

  9. New! Psychotherapy and Counseling Textbooks Online Catalog 2014

    Check out our new textbooks online catalog. Here's your 20% OFF discount code, PCO14, valid until October 25th.

    To view this this catalog, please click here.

  10. A New History of Asian America

    "...a critically engaging and elegant narrative."

    A fresh and up-to-date history of Asians in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on current scholarship, Shelley Lee brings forward the many strands of Asian American history, highlighting the distinctive nature of the Asian American experience while placing the narrative in the context of the major trajectories and turning points of U.S. history.

    A New History of Asian America gives twenty-first-century students a clear, comprehensive, and contemporary introduction to this vital history. Read more

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