`Michel Foucault is a very brilliant writer ... he has a remark-able angle of vision, a highly disciplined and coherent one, that informs his work to such a high degree as to make the work sui generis original.' Edward W. Said `The Archaeology of Know/edge ... provides an unusually sharp outline of [Foucault's] theoretical stance as well as a focused critique of the history of ideas.' Jean Claude Guedon 'A necessary guide to Foucault's often difficult ideas ... and to his overall historical ambition, which is to define the "soil" out of which contemporary events in a given period grow.' The Times Literary Supplement
One of the characteristics of Foucault’s language is his repeated use of certain key words. Many of these present no difficulty to the translator. Others, however, have no normal equivalent. In such cases, it is generally preferable to use a single unusual word rather than a number of familiar ones. When Foucault speaks of la clinique, he is thinking of both clinical medicine and the teaching hospital. So if one wishes to retain the unity of the concept, one is obliged to use the rather odd-sounding ‘clinic’. Similarly
Funny Fairy Tale Math: 15 Rib-Tickling, Reproducible Stories Grade 3-4
All of these math-filled stories with instant word problems end happily ever after—with kids laughing out loud and building key skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, measurement, money, and more! A great way to connect reading and math and meet the new NCTM Standards. For use with Grades 3-4.
В учебном пособии даны основные понятия арифметики, геометрии, алгебры на английском языке. Это учебник математики на английском языке, основанный на оригинальных текстах, снабженный системой упражнений и тестов для закрепления лексики по специальности. В учебном пособии также имеется терминологический словарь и подборка текстов для дополнительного чтения.
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Dig It: How to Collect Rocks and Minerals
Age 8 and up
Did you know that the whole world lies at your feet? Really! Rocks and minerals are like little windows on the inner workings of Planet Earth. You just have to know where to find them and what you are looking at. That's where Dig It! comes in. Filled with hands on activities and fun facts, it'll teach you the basics of rocks and minerals and how they make a difference in just about every part of your life. You'll also find tips on finding and building a rock collection of your very own, and journal pages for keeping a record of your finds.
Encyclopedia of Biodiversity: Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd Edition (7 Volume Set)
The 7-volume Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Second Edition maintains the reputation of the highly regarded original, presenting the most current information available in this globally crucial area of research and study. It brings together the dimensions of biodiversity and examines both the services it provides and the measures to protect it. Major themes of the work include the evolution of biodiversity, systems for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological patterns and theories of biodiversity, and an assessment of contemporary patterns and trends in biodiversity.
The HTS aims at disseminating knowledge about translation and interpreting to a relatively broad audience: not only students who often adamantly prefer user-friendliness, researchers and lecturers in Translation Studies, Translation & Interpreting professionals; but also scholars, experts and professionals from other disciplines (among which linguistics, sociology, history, psychology).