This is the one guide that anyone who writes--whether student, business person, or professional writer--should put on the desk beside pencil, pen, typewriter, or word processor. Filled with professional tips and a wealth of instructive examples, this valuable, easy-to-use handbook can help you solve any and all writing problems.
The question of how language emerged is one of the most fascinating and difficult problems in science. In recent years, a strong resurgence of interest in the emergence of language from an evolutionary perspective has been helped by the convergence of approaches, methods, and ideas from several disciplines. The selection of contributions in this volume highlight scenarios of language origin and the prerequisites for a faculty of language based on biological, historical, social, cultural, and paleontological forays into the conditions that brought forth and favored language emergence, augmented by insights from sister disciplines.
Epochs of European Civilization: Reformation To the Twenty-First Century
This course provides a greater understanding of the role played by such influential figures as Luther, Calvin, Napoleon, Stalin, and other key figures of the period. Further, the importance of the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, the rise of the nation-state, World Wars, and the Cold War is expounded upon in a lively analysis bound to shed new light not only on world history, but on the present state of the world and the future of global politics.
ЗАНИМАТЕЛЬНЫЕ АНГЛИЙСКИЕ ТЕКСТЫ ДЛЯ ЧТЕНИЯ И ПЕРЕСКАЗА
Эта книга рассчитана на детей от 7 до 12 лет. Работая с ней, вы прочитаете истории и сказки, многие из них вызовут у вас улыбку. Для того чтобы облегчить чтение и перевод каждого текста, к нему даны соответствующие слова и фразы. В конце книги приведены переводы всех текстов для правильного понимания их содержания.
The Rise of the States: Evolution of American State Government
In The Rise of the States, noted urban historian Jon C. Teaford explores the development of state government in the United States from the end of the nineteenth century to the so-called renaissance of states at the end of the twentieth. Arguing that state governments were not lethargic backwaters that suddenly stirred to life in the 1980s, Teaford shows instead how state governments were continually adapting and expanding throughout the past century. While previous historical scholarship focused on the states, if at all, ...
In The Portable Postmodernist, Arthur Asa Berger introduces key concepts written by postmodernism's leading theorists including Lyotard, Baudrillard, and Jameson. This collage of influential writing is followed by Berger's concise, accessible comments. Written for the newcomer, Berger's lucid explanations define the postmodernism's most elusive ideas. Organized in fifty segments, the book runs the gamut from postmodern architecture to feminism to punk music.
Teaching the Early Modern Period is an innovative project bringing together leading early modernists from a wide geographical and disciplinary background. Scholars from English, History and French Studies unite in this unique volume to examine the challenges which the early modern period provides in the third-level classroom. Alongside nine essays the volume is interspersed with shorter reflections of fourteen invited professors from Ireland, the UK, France, the Netherlands, South Africa, Canada and the USA.