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Just after the close of World War II, America's political and scientific leaders reached an informal consensus on how science could best serve the nation and how government might best support scien...

Pairing significant research with primary documents, Moviegoing in America charts the evolution of film exhibition and reception as a function of changing patterns of American community, identity, ...

Taking Sides volumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed wit...

Questions are answered, and fates are sealed as Amelia Earhart faces a shocking betrayal in her quest to return home.

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Why does Islam seem to dominate Egyptian politics, especially when the country's endemic poverty and deep economic inequality would seem to render it promising terrain for a politics of radical red...

Affordable education. Transparent science. Accessible scholarship. These ideals are slowly becoming a reality thanks to the open education, open science, and open access movements. Running separate...

Suitable for educators who find themselves challenged by the diverse needs and interests of their elementary school readers, this book focuses on differentiating reading instruction in grades 2-5 a...

Each of the fifteen fictions in False Positive originated as a nationally known newspaper story, which Harold Jaffe has "treated" to bring to its prosaic surface a maniacal subtext. The original st...

Providing a state-of-the-art introduction to social and policy research methods Imbued with their deep commitment to making methods accessible and meaningful, authors Dahlia K. Remler and Gregg G. ...

Praise for Leading Across Boundaries "Leading Across Boundaries is a terrific resource for nonprofit leaders. It is filled with great stories of collaboration, and also with the how-to's to make th...

This handbook is intended to be used as a tool that can be quickly accessed and employed in the student setting, as a lab reference, and in the pharmacy practice. Designed as a concise reference an...

Jeff and his friends are delighted when their strict teacher, Mr. Manlin, is replaced with a string of gullible substitutes. They can't believe their luck -- until Ms. Wilder shows up!

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"Civic engagement has been underrated and overlooked. Koritz and Sanchez illuminate the power of what community engagement through art and culture revitalization can do to give voice to the voice a...

Using their cache of already published easy-to-read books, Puffin launched their Easy-to-Read program. Favorite stories by such beloved authors as James Marshall, Jean Van Leeuwen, and Harriet Zief...

'The religious man will inherit nothing he cannot possess by actual insight... in place of an ideal of steady acquisition for some ulterior end in which, perhaps, he can never share, he will follow...

Most people think about the sanctuary of Delphi as the seat of the famous oracle and of Olympia as the site of the Olympic games. The oracle and the games, however, were but two of the many activit...