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Language and Experience in 17th-Century British Philosophy
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Language and Experience in 17th-Century British PhilosophyThe focus of this volume is the crisis of the traditional view of the relationship between words and things and the emergence of linguistic arbitrarism in 17th-century British philosophy. Different groups of sources are explored: philological and antiquarian writings, pedagogical treatises, debates on the respective merits of the liberal and mechanical arts, essays on cryptography and the art of gestures, polemical pamphlets on university reform, universal language scheme, and philosophical analyses of the conduct of the understanding.
 
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Expanding tactics for listening third edition (SB+TB)
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Expanding tactics for listening third edition (SB+TB)Expanding tactics for listening third edition (SB+TB)

A classroom-proven, American English listening skills course for upper secondary, college and university students.
 
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Cognitive Explorations into Metaphor and Metonymy
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Cognitive Explorations into Metaphor and Metonymy

This volume presents selected contributions to an annual symposium on metaphor and metonymy held at the English Department of Heidelberg University. It brings together papers by lecturers, PhD students and graduates from three universities - Heidelberg University, Eoetvoes Lorand University in Budapest, and the University of East Anglia in Norwich. The contributions illustrate the plurality of perspectives and methods in current cognitive-linguistic research on metaphor and metonymy and exemplify some of the ways in which they can be combined.
 
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War and World History
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TTC - War and World HistoryTTC - War and World History

Course No. 8870 (48 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture)
Taught by Jonathan P. Roth
San Jose State University
Ph.D., Columbia University
1. What Is War?
2. The Historiography of War
3. The Stone Age War
4. Peace, War, and Civilization
5. The Chariot Revolution
6. The Sword Revolution
7. Steppes, Standing Armies, and Silver Trade
8. Pirates and Hoplites
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Origins and Ideologies of the American Revolution
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TTC - Origins and Ideologies of the American RevolutionTTC - Origins and Ideologies of the American Revolution

Course No. 8520 (48 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture)
Taught by Peter C. Mancall
University of Southern California
Ph.D., Harvard University
1. Self-Evident Truths
2. Ideas and Ideologies
3. Europeans of Colonial America
4. Natives and Slaves of Colonial America
5. The Colonies in the Atlantic World, c. 1750
6. The Seven Years' War
7. The British Constitution

 

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20th Century American Fiction
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20th Century American Fiction 32 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture
Taught byArnold Weinstein
Brown University
Ph.D., Harvard University
These giants of literature are immediately recognizable to anyone who loves to read fiction and even to many who don’t. Now, thanks to this course from Brown University’s Professor Arnold Weinstein, you can develop fresh insight into these and eight other great American authors of the 20th century. Professor Weinstein sheds light not only on the sheer magnificence of these writers’ literary achievements but explores their uniquely American character as well.
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McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers
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McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University TeachersThis indispensable handbook provides helpful strategies for dealing with both the everyday challenges of university teaching and those that arise in efforts to maximize learning for every student. The suggested strategies are supported by research and adaptable to specific classroom situations. Rather than suggest a “set of recipes” to be followed mechanically, McKeachie’s Teaching Tips gives you the tools you need to deal with the ever-changing dynamics of teaching and learning at the university level.
 
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