Category: Humanities

English Language, 2nd Edition 0

English Language: Description, Variation and Context, 2nd Edition

Description The second edition of this hugely successful textbook provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in theoretical and applied linguistics. Written by leading academics in the field, this text offers a firm grounding in linguistics and includes engaging insights into current research. It covers all the key areas of linguistic analysis, including phonetics, morphology, semantics and pragmatics, and core domains of study, comprising the history of the English language, regional and social variation, style and communication and interaction. Fresh material on research methods outlines key areas for consideration when carrying out a research project, and provides students with the framework they need...

Japanese For Dummies, 2nd Edition 0

Japanese For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Description Japanese is the gateway to the rich culture of the exciting and complex island nation of Japan. Some people get intimidated by the prospect of speaking Japanese—worried that it’s just too complex and different—but these fears are unfounded. While you can devote a lifetime to the study of this or any language, picking up the basics of Japanese doesn’t require any more than an interest and a willingness to try something new. Japanese For Dummies has everything you need to start speaking the language. Author and Professor of Japanese Eriko Sato introduces the essentials of grammar and pronunciation, giving you a working sense of the...

Nothing in This Book Is True, But It's Exactly How Things Are, 25th Anniversary Edition 0

Nothing in This Book Is True, But It’s Exactly How Things Are, 25th Anniversary Edition

Description The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this underground classic explores higher consciousness, human evolution, metaphysics, sacred geometry, the secret government, and more • Gives clear instructions on MerKaBa (Light Body) activation and the companion Unity Breath • Details our ancient past as seen through the eyes of the Ascended Masters • Provides exercises, tools, and techniques to clear the energies blocking your access to your Higher Self In this special edition, Bob Frissell has kept intact the basic message of the previous edition; he has also expanded upon it by including significant additions and updates to virtually every chapter, including ten completely new chapters. The author details from a...

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Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education Ed 4

Description The fourth edition of the best-selling text, Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education, continues to address the increasing interest in ethics and assists educational leaders with the complex dilemmas in today’s challenging and diverse society. Through discussion and analysis of real-life moral dilemmas that educational leaders face in their schools and communities, authors Shapiro and Stefkovich demonstrate the application of the four ethical paradigms―the ethics of justice, care, critique, and profession. After an illustration of how the Multiple Ethical Paradigm approach may be applied to real dilemmas, the authors present a series of cases written by students and academics in the field representing the...

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Philosophy: The Power of Ideas, 9th Edition

Description Now it its ninth edition, Philosophy: The Power of Ideas offers a comprehensive overview of Western Philosophy, Eastern Influences, Feminist Philosophy, and Postcolonial thought. Known for its engaging, conversational writing style, each chapter provides clear introductions to even the most difficult philosophical concepts and includes selected primary readings from some of the most important thinkers of all time. Throughout the book, the authors link philosophical ideas to historical developments that affect the lives of everyday people. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 17.7 MB)

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Oxford English – Spanish Dictionary, 4th edition

Description This internationally acclaimed dictionary is widely used as a key reference tool by language professionals. With over 300,000 words and phrases, and half a million translations, and packed full of grammatical and usage information for both languages, it is the most authoritative Spanish bilingual dictionary available. Developed through consultation with academic advisors, its editors have used the latest technology to search millions of words of web-based text identifying the most recent additions to Spanish and English, and changes in usage. Thousands of new words and updated translations have been added in Spanish and English, covering subjects from politics and industry to technology and ecology....

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Oxford Take Off in German

Description Take Off In German makes learning or brushing up on the language quick, easy, and fun. Follow an integrated course including activities and dialogues with native speakers so nou can feel confident in day-to-day conversation. The course offers expert help when you are travelling with full audio available as an mp3 download for practice while on the move. This complete language learning kit contains everything you need to speak, read, write and understand German, and gives you flexibility when learning. The pack includes a clear, easy-to-use coursebook, full mp3 audio available to download, 4 audio CDs, and online activities and dialogues to support you...

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Film Art: An Introduction (11th Edition)

Description Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all its own. Since 1979, David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson and now, Co-Author, Jeff Smith’s Film Art has been the best-selling and most widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. Taking a skills-centered approach supported by examples from many periods and countries, the authors help students develop a core set of analytical skills that will enrich their understanding of any film, in any genre. In-depth examples deepen students’ appreciation for how creative choices by filmmakers affect what viewers experience and how they respond. Film Art is generously illustrated with more than 1,000 frame enlargements taken directly from completed films,...

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Nietzsche: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

Description Written by Dr Roy Jackson, who is Course Leader in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at the University of Gloucestershire, Nietzsche: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features like summaries of key books, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. The book uses a structure that mirrors the way Nietzsche is studied on many university courses, with chapters looking at Nietzsche’s life, The Birth...

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Basic Japanese: A Grammar and Workbook

Description Basic Japanese: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 25 individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Japanese. Divided into two parts, the first part outlines fundamental components of Japanese including the writing system, pronunciation, word order, particles and conjugation patterns, while the second part builds on this foundation by introducing basic grammatical patterns organised by the task they achieve. Grammar points are followed by contextualised examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Key features include: clear,...