From the eighteenth century until the 1950s, the British Empire was the largest and most far-flung political entity in the world, holding sway at one time over one fifth of the world's population. The territories forming this colossus ranged from tiny islands to vast segments of the world's major continental land masses, and included Australia, South Africa, India, and Canada. This vast empire left its mark on the world in a multitude of ways, many of them permanent. In this Very Short Introduction, Ashley Jackson introduces and defines the British Empire, shedding light on a series of key questions, reviewing how it evolved into such a force, and looking at the legacy it left behind.
The Life of the Mind: An Introduction to Psychology Richard Gerrig The Teaching Company, Chantilly, VA, 1991 Out of Print, with guidebook A series of eight lectures with Dr. Richard Gerrig discussing how psychology governs the way we live and how the mechanisms of the human brain shape psychology.
New Matrix Introduction Student&amp;amp;rsquo;s Book (Lower Elementary-A1)
Matrix Introduction provides the groundwork for students working with the new edition of the Matrix series. Popular features improved and updated in response to feedback from Matrix users Systematic building of key vocabulary to cover up-to-date exam topics Effective production: speaking practice in every lesson on a wide range of topics, and step-by-step guidance for writing More focused grammar practice Increased culture sections Exam tips, techniques, and practice to give students confidence in the exam
How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction A major introductory language/linguistics textbook written specifically for English and Education majors, this book is an engaging introduction to the structure of English, general theories in linguistics, and important issues in sociolinguistics.
An Introduction to Career Learning & Development 11-19: Perspectives, Practice and Possibilities
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An Introduction to Career Learning and Development 11-19 is an indispensible source of support and guidance for all those who need to know why and how career learning and development should be planned, developed and delivered effectively to meet the needs of young people.
Egyptian myths articulated the core values of one of the longest lasting civilizations in history, and myths of deities such as Isis and Osiris influenced contemporary cultures and became part of the Western cultural heritage. Egyptian Mythology: A Very Short Introduction explains the cultural and historical background to the fascinating and complex world of Egyptian myth, with each chapter dealing with a particular theme.
Scotland's past is too often seen through a film of myths and misconceptions. In this Very Short Introduction, Rab Houston explores the key themes from more than 1,000 years of Scotland's very real and very fascinating history. Covering everything from the Jacobites to devolution to the modern economy, this concise account presents a fully-integrated picture of Scottish society, culture, politics and religion.