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Education: A Very Short Introduction

Education: A Very Short Introduction


Gary Thomas

ISBN: 9780199643264
Year of publication: 2013

Gary Thomas EDUCATION A Very Short Introduction Preface Few people know very much about why schools exist as they do today the intellectual traditions that have shaped education seem to be invisible to most observers. This is a strange gap in the knowledge of the public. With physics, most informed laypeople could write a coherent sentence or two about Einstein and Newton. For biology, a page might be forthcoming on Darwin. Even for economics most could probably say something sensible about ...

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Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction


Colin Ward

ISBN: 0
Year of publication: 2004

Colin Ward ANARCHISM A Very Short Introduction Foreword Anarchism is a social and political ideology which, despite a history of defeat, continually re-emerges in a new guise or in a new country, so that another chapter has to be added to its chronology, or another dimension to its scope. In 1962 George Woodcock wrote a 470-page book, Anarchism, which, continually reprinted as a Penguin Book and translated into many languages, became probably the most widely read book on the subject in the ...

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Last Stand: George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West

Last Stand: George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West


Michael Punke

ISBN: 9780061800900
Year of publication: 2008

Michael Punke LAST STAND George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West For Sophie and Bo: May your childrens children see wild buffalo on the plains. Motionless, with head thrown back, and in an attitude of attention, he calmly inspected the vessel floating along below him so beautiful an object amid his wild surroundings, and with his background of brilliant sky, that no hand was stretched out for the rifle... There is one spot left, a single rock about ...

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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome


Nessa Carey

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Year of publication: 2015

Nessa Carey JUNK DNA A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome For Abi Reynolds, who is always by my side And for Sheldon good to see you again Acknowledgements I am lucky that for my second book I continue to have the support of a great agent, Andrew Lownie, and of lovely publishers. At Icon Books Id particularly like to thank Duncan Heath, Andrew Furlow and Robert Sharman, but not forgetting their former colleagues Simon Flynn and Henry Lord. At Columbia University Press Im very ...

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Power Play

Power Play


Rick Campbell

ISBN: 9781250231116
Year of publication: 2019

Rick Campbell Power Play AMERICAN CHARACTERS UNITED STATES ADMINISTRATION Kevin Hardison chief of staff Christine OConnor national security advisor Bill DuBose Colonel senior military aide USS MICHIGAN Ohio class guided missile submarine Crew Murray Wilson Captain Commanding Officer Charlie Eaton Lieutenant Navigator Clif Bradley Lieutenant Junior Officer Jeff Porteous Lieutenant Junior Officer USS MICHIGANSEAL Detachment John McNeil Commander SEAL Team Commander Jake Harrison ...

Keywords: Fiction Military Submarine Fiction Technological Technothriller Thriller
Primordia 3: The Lost World—Re-Evolution

Primordia 3: The Lost World—Re-Evolution


Greig Beck

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Year of publication: 2019

Greig Beck Primordia 3: The Lost WorldRe-Evolution Time is like a road with infinite intersections and our travels along it are influenced by events, choice and luck. Some of these roads run parallel and others diverge greatly, and if we were to go back and choose another, then our lives, and perhaps millions of others, would be changed forever. Greig Beck, Primordia III PROLOGUE Re-Evolution: 001 The changes were so small at first that most people didnt even notice. The brilliant red northern ...

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The Torn Souls

The Torn Souls


Artem Grigorievich Shaynin
Alexander Ivanovich Kartsev
Pavel Andreyev
Vladimir Vasilievich Osipenko
Nikolai Yurievich Ruban
Ravil Nagimovich Bikbaev
Igor Alexandrovich Frolov
Alexander Stepanovich Tumakha
Anatoly Yakovlevich Voronin
Alexander Nikolayevich Gergel
Gleb Leonidovich Bobrov

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Year of publication: 2019

Writers Union of Lugansk Peoples Republic THE TORN SOULS AN ANTHOLOGY OF PROSE ABOUT THE SOVIET WAR IN AFGHANISTAN 19791989 Editors and Translators Foreword Dear Reader, If you read these words, it means that you hold the book Torn Souls. Before you turn the first page, I want to warn you this book is a rather out of the ordinary collection of stories based on memoirs of the direct participants of Soviet-Afghanistan War 19791989. This book is not for the average person who prefers to read a ...

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Far from Home

Far from Home


J A Taylor

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Year of publication: 1955

J. A. Taylor FAR FROM HOME Illustrated by Emsh Someone must have talked over the fence because the newshounds were clamoring on the trail within an hour after it happened. The harassed Controller had lived in an aura of Restricteds, Classifieds and Top Secrets for so long it had become a mental conditioning and automatically hedged over information that had been public property for years via the popular technical mags but in time they pried from him an admittance that the Station Service Lift ...

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The Nature of the Post-Cold War World

The Nature of the Post-Cold War World


Charles William Maynes
William G Hyland

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Year of publication: 1993

THE NATURE OF THE POST-COLD WAR WORLD Charles William Maynes THE WORLD IN THE YEAR 2000: PROSPECTS FOR ORDER OR DISORDER William G. Hyland REEXAMINING NATIONAL STRATEGY FOREWORD The editors of the nations two leading journals on foreign policy were asked to examine the nature of the post-cold war world and Americas transitional role. These essays represent the views of Charles William Maynes, editor of Foreign Policy, and William G. Hyland, former editor of Foreign Affairs. Charles Maynes ...

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Slingshot

Slingshot


Irving W Lande

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Year of publication: 1955

Irving W. Lande SLINGSHOT Illustrated by Emsh Got a bogey at three oclock high. Range about six hundred miles. Johnson spoke casually, but his voice in the intercom was thin with tension. Captain Paul Coulter, commanding Space Fighter 308, 58th Squadron, 33rd Fighter Wing, glanced up out of his canopy in the direction indicated, and smiled to himself at the instinctive reaction. Nothing there but the familiar starry backdrop, the moon far down to the left. If the light wasnt right, a ship might ...

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Seeing the White Buffalo

Seeing the White Buffalo


Robert B Pickering

ISBN: 9781555661823
Year of publication: 1997

Pickering, Robert B SEEING THE WHITE BUFFALO I spotted the story in The Denver Post. On August 20, 1994, a pure white buffalo calf had been born on a small farm in Wisconsin. I was aware of the significance of the white buffalo to numerous Indian tribes it was considered sacred and had been revered by Plains Indians for centuries. Told and retold through generations, the story of White Buffalo Woman prophesied that she would return to Indian peoples in times of need. The birth of a female white ...

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The Founding

The Founding


Синтия Хэррод-Иглз

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Year of publication: 2004

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles The Founding A Time Warner Paperback First published in Great Britain by Futura Publications Limited in 1980 Reprinted 1983, 1984, 1985, 1990 This edition published by Warner Books in 1993 Reprinted 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2000, zoos Reprinted by Time Warner Paperbacks in 2002 Reprinted 2004 Copyright C Cynthia Harrod-Eagles 1980 The moral right of the author has been asserted. All characters in this publication, save those clearly in the public domain, are fictitious and ...

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Рутенбург В.И. Титаны Возрождения

Рутенбург В.И. Титаны Возрождения


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Year of publication: 0

АКАДЕМИЯ НАУК СССР Серия Из истории мировой культуры В. И. РУТЕНБУРГ ТИТАНЫ ВОЗРОЖДЕНИЯ 2-Е ИЗДАНИЕ Санкт-Петербург Н А У К А С.-Петербургское отделение 1991 1200.htm - glava01 Потерянный и возвращенный Леонардо В Мадридской национальной библиотеке с давних пор хранились два больших кодекса рукописей Леонардо да Винчи. Они даже значились в официальном каталоге, однако ни один ученый не смог не только их изучить, но и увидеть, несмотря на то что они имели точный адрес и место жительства шифр и ...

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Найт Сара. Магический пофигизм

Найт Сара. Магический пофигизм


Сара Найт

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Year of publication: 0

Сара Найт Магический пофигизм. Как перестать париться обо всем на свете и стать счастливым прямо сейчасжизнь прекрасна. Бестселлеры о счастье без компромиссов Текст предоставлен правообладателем http:www.litres.rupagesbibliobookart37414362lfrom30440123 Магический пофигизм: как перестать париться обо всем на свете и стать счастливым прямо сейчас Сара Найт пер. сангл. И. Литвиновой.: Эксмо Москва 2018 ISBN 9785040950386 Аннотация Когдато бестселлер Мари Кондо Магическая уборка помог журналистке ...

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Great Shark Mystery

Great Shark Mystery


Gertrude Chandler Warner

ISBN: 9781453234389
Year of publication: 2011

Gertrude Chandler Warner Great Shark Mystery Created byIllustrated by Hodges Soileau Chapter 1 Danger in the Deep Help Its going to get me Its going to eat me screamed Benny Alden. He looked back at the giant shark swimming toward him. He swam away from it as fast as he could, pulling his hands through the water and kicking his legs harder and harder. But each time he glanced back, the shark was closer. It was gaining on him. Six-year-old Benny gasped for breath. How much longer could he swim ...

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