Lady Chatterley’s Lover. The Blue Lagoon. Portnoy’s Complaint. The Da Vinci Code. For the last century, the tastes and preferences of the common reader have been reflected in the American and British bestseller lists, and this Very Short Introduction takes an engaging look through the lists to reveal what we have been reading–and why. John Sutherland shows that bestseller lists monitor one of the strongest pulses in modern literature and are therefore worthy of serious study.
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.