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Berthold Lowenfeld on Blindness and Blind People: Selected Papers

by Berthold Lowenfeld

This book contains articles spanning a period of almost 40 years by Dr. Berthold Lowenfeld, a creative writer in education of the visually handicapped on Blindness and Blind People.

Organizing Schools for Improvement: Lessons from Chicago

by Anthony S. Bryk Penny Bender Sebring Elaine Allensworth Stuart Luppescu John Q. Easton

This book, invaluable for anyone involved with urban education, identifies a comprehensive set of practices and conditions that were key factors for improvement, including school leadership, the professional capacity of the faculty and staff, and a student-centered learning climate.

Madumo: A Man Bewitched

by Adam Ashforth

The author tells a story about his friend, a young man named Madumo, struggling to free himself from the curse of witchcraft in Soweto, South Africa. It is based upon shared experiences and taped conversations, interviews and discussions with others, journals, and letters.

The Promise: A Ugandan Doctor's Mission

by Tracey West

This is a children's book about a person from Uganda who decides to become a doctor because of her life experiences. This book also deals with AIDS.

Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey

by Peter J. Bowler Iwan R. Morus

A textbook about the history of modern science with cross-references. The book is divided into two parts, one on episodes, the other on themes. It covers all major developments in scientific thinking--evolutionism, genetics, nuclear physics, and modern cosmology.

Castles, Battles, and Bombs: How Economics Explains Military History

by Jurgen Brauer Hubert Van Tuyll

The book reconsiders key episodes of military history from the point of view of economics with insightful results, re-examines the strategic bombing of Germany in World War II, and provides new insights into France's decision to develop nuclear weapons.

The Feminism of Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Sexualities, Histories, Progressivism

by Judith A. Allen

Judith Allen provides the first comprehensive assessment of Gilman's complicated feminism by exploring the renowned writer's theories of sexuality and evolutionary analyses of androcentric or male-dominated culture.

Temporarily Yours: Intimacy, Authenticity, and the Commerce of Sex

by Elizabeth Bernstein

Examines the social features that undergird the expansion and diversification of commercialized sex, demonstrating the ways that postindustrial economic and cultural formations have spawned rapid and unforeseen changes in the forms, meanings, and spatial organization of sexual labor.

Marx at the Margins: On Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Non-Western Societies

by Kevin B. Anderson

Analyzing a variety of Marx's writings, including journalistic work written for the New York Tribune, Anderson presents us with a Marx quite at odds with our conventional interpretations.

Freud and Beyond: A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought

by Stephen A. Mitchell Margaret J. Black

Richly illustrated with case examples, this lively, jargon-free introduction makes modern psychoanalytic thought accessible at last.

The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life

by Robin Sharma

For more than fifteen years, Robin Sharma has been quietly sharing with Fortune 500 companies and many of the super-rich a success formula that has made him one of the most sought-after leadership advisers in the world. Now, for the first time, Sharma makes his proprietary process available to you, so that you can get to your absolute best while helping your organization break through to a dramatically new level of winning in these wildly uncertain times. In The Leader Who Had No Title, you will learn: * How to work with and influence people like a superstar, regardless of your position * A method to recognize and then seize opportunities in times of deep change * The real secrets of intense innovation * An instant strategy to build a great team and become a "merchant of wow" with your customers * Hard-hitting tactics to become mentally strong and physically tough enough to lead your field * Real-world ways to defeat stress, build an unbeatable mind-set, unleash energy, and balance your personal life. Regardless of what you do within your organization and the current circumstances of your life, the single most important fact is that you have the power to show leadership. Wherever you are in your career or life, you should always play to your peak abilities. This book shows you how to claim that staggering power, as well as transform your life---and the world around you---in the process.

Clifford's Bathtime

by Norman Bridwell

The very young will love these comical board books as they follow Clifford through day-to-day activities. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.

The Second Rumpole Omnibus

by John Mortimer

More stories of that slightly disreputable English barrister and "Old Bailey hack" Horace Rumpole, his accused criminal clients, those annoying Old Bailey judges, and his wife Hilda (She Who Must Be Obeyed).

Roanoke, the Lost Colony: An Unsolved Mystery from History

by Jane Yolen Heidi E. Y. Stemple

John White was chosen to lead a new colony at Roanoke off the Atlantic coast. White went back to England to gather supplies, returned after three years, and found that all had vanished.

A Concise History of India

by Barbara D. Metcalf Thomas R. Metcalf

A concise history of India since the time of the Mughals comprising the history of British India from the late eighteenth century until 1947, when the subcontinent was split into the two independent countries of India and Pakistan, and of the Republic of India thereafter.

Hoofbeats: Katie and the Mustang #4

by Kathleen Duey

Katie continues westward with the Kylers to search for land. Katie's worst fears are confirmed in that her uncle is not there. She realizes that she cannot keep the mustang at home anymore. Left with no family and without the mustang to rely on, Katie must find her own way.

Mainstreaming and the American Dream: Sociological Perspectives on Parental Coping with Blind and Visually Impaired Children

by Howard Nixon II

Based on in-depth interviews with parents and professionals, this research monograph presents a sociological framework for looking at the needs and aspirations of parents of blind and visually impaired children.

Non-Sighted and Sighted Adults' Volumetric Perceptions of Functional Objects

by T. M. Nelson C. J. Ladan J. Epps

A report on the study of the manner in which sighted, sighted-but-blindfolded, late-blind (subsequent to 7 years of age), and congenitally blind (blind since birth) persons employ physical parameters in determining weight and volume of functional objects.

HIV/AIDS Prevention: A Guide for Working with People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

by Judy Matsuoka Christine E. Pawelski. Gaylen Kapperman

This manual is designed to help rehabilitation teachers, educators, and other practitioners who work with blind and visually impaired persons provide their clients with the facts they need to deal with the issues concerning HIV/AIDS.

The Profession of Orientation and Mobility in the 1980s: The AFB Competency Study

by Mark M. Uslan Everett W. Hill Alec F. Peck

This book is a report of two national studies to compile descriptive statistical information about the demographic trends that will influence the future of the O&M profession--one conducted in 1983 and the other in 1985.

Retrolental Fibroplasia and Autistic Symptomatology: An Investigation into Some Relationships Among Neonatal, Environmental, Developmental and Affective Variables in Blind Prematures

by Joan B. Chase

In this monograph, based on a study of 263 subjects with RLF (Retrolental Fibroplasia-- an eye condition caused by excessive incubator oxygen), the author examines selected variables which may significantly affect subsequent development.

The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe

by Erle Stanley Gardner

After her well-to-do Aunt Sarah is caught shoplifting, Virginia Trent is convinced she needs to seek psychiatric help for kleptomania. So why does Virginia turn to legal eagle Perry Mason? Because a cache of valuable diamonds--left in Sarah's care--has suddenly vanished into thin air. Virginia thinks Sarah swiped the stones, but gem dealer Austin Cullens begs to differ. In fact, he's prepared to forgive and forget--until he is mysteriously murdered and Sarah is caught running from the crime scene. Now it appears the lady with the sticky fingers may have blood on her hands. ...

2 Bodies for the Price of 1 (Body Movers #2)

by Stephanie Bond

With fugitive parents, a brother dodging loan sharks, a hunky cop who's made her outlaw family his business, a buff body mover looking to make a move on her and her ex-fiancé back in the picture, Carlotta Wren thought her life couldn't get any more complicated. And then...Her best friend jumps on the body-moving bandwagon. Her fugitive parents phone home. Her identity is stolen by a look-alike. Her look-alike is found, well...dead. Under suspicion for murder, Carlotta discovers that her devious double might've been bumped off accidentally-and that she could be the real target! Throw in dealing with her motley crew of family, friends and wannabe lovers, and Carlotta begins to think that jail isn't such a bad alternative after all. ...

Vocabulary for Achievement (4th course)

by Margaret Ann Richek Arlin T. Mcrae Susan K. Weiler

In this lesson you will be introduced to the colorful and creative aspects of language that make the generation of new words possible. These vocabulary words will help you to be aware of how our language offers extensive resources for expressing ourselves.

Stink: Solar System Superhero

by Megan Mcdonald

When Stink discovers that Pluto has been downgraded from a planet, he launches a campaign in his classroom to restore its status to that of a full-fledged member of the solar system.

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