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The Scholars
Wu Ching-tzu

Columbia University Press, 1993

A masterpiece from the Ming dynasty, Wu Ching-tzu's The Scholars ranks with Dream of the Red Chamber, Journey to the West , and the Water Margin as one of the greatest classic novels of China. The Scholars is the first Chinese novel of its scope not to borrow any characters from history or legend and it is the first work of satiric realism to achieve an almost complete disassociation from the religious beliefs of the people. Departing ...


Scholar: The Fourth Book of the Imager Portfolio
L. E. Modesitt

Tor Fantasy, 2012

Hundreds of years before the time of Imager, the continent of Lydar is fragmented. Years of war have consolidated five nations into three—Bovaria, Telaryn, and Antiago. Quaeryt is a scholar and a friend of Bhayar, the young ruler of Telaryn. Worried about his future and the escalating intrigues in Solis, the capital city, Quaeryt persuades Bhayar to send him to Tilbor, conquered ten years earlier by Bhayar’s father, in order to see if the ...


Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools
David L. Kirp

Oxford University Press, 2013

No school district can be all charismatic leaders and super-teachers. It can't start from scratch, and it can't fire all its teachers and principals when students do poorly. Great charter schools can only serve a tiny minority of students. Whether we like it or not, most of our youngsters will continue to be educated in mainstream public schools. The good news, as David L. Kirp reveals in Improbable Scholars, is that there's a sensible way to ...


Kindergarten Scholar
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School Zone Pub, 2013

Children will enjoy dozens of fun activities in these all-new multicurriculum workbooks. Each workbook has 64 pages of essential skills exercises in language arts, math, science, and social studies. Use these books to review, reinforce or accelerate learning.


Preschool Scholar: Ages 3-5
Joan Hoffman

School Zone Pub, 2002

Preschool Scholar: Ages 3-5 Preschool Scholar sharpens skills by engaging your child's natural love of learning. Each full-color page features a fun farm theme and introduces a lively selection of reading readiness, early math, and beginning science skills. Each activity is supplemented with hands-on ideas and jokes.


Scholars, Policymakers, and International Affairs: Finding Common Cause

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014

Scholars, Policymakers, and International Affairs shows how to build mutually beneficial connections between the worlds of ideas and action, analysis and policy. Drawing on contributions from top international scholars with policy experience in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Latin America, as well as senior policymakers throughout the Americas, Abraham F. Lowenthal and Mariano E. Bertucci make the case that scholars can both ...


The Late Scholar: Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane Investigate (Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mysteries)
Jill Paton Walsh

Minotaur Books, 2014

When a dispute among the Fellows of St. Severin's College, Oxford University, reaches a stalemate, Lord Peter Wimsey discovers that as the Duke of Denver he is "the Visitor"—charged with the task of resolving the issue. It is time for Lord Peter and his detective novelist wife, Harriet, to revisit their beloved Oxford, where their long and literate courtship finally culminated in their engagement and marriage. At first, the dispute seems ...


Preschool Scholar
Joan Hoffman

School Zone Pub, 2008

Sharpen preschool skills by engaging your child s natural love of learning! This Preschool Scholar workbook introduces a lively selection of reading readiness, early math, and beginning science skills. It also uses a farm theme, simple directions, and colorful activities to motivate your child to complete each activity and turn the page to try the next one. Your preschooler will explore beginning sounds, counting, colors, shapes, and ...


Scholar Warrior: An Introduction to the Tao in Everyday Life
Ming-Dao Deng

HarperOne, 1990

In this beautifully illustrated offering of ancient wisdom, Deng Ming-Dao shares the secrets of the spiritual path handed down to him by Kwan Saihung, his Taoist master, as well as by herbalists, martial artists, and other practitioners of the ancient arts. Deng shows how Taoist philosophy and practice may be integrated into contemporary Western lifestyles for complete physical, mental, and spiritual health. He provides an abundance of ...


Scholar's Plot
Hilari Bell

Hilari Bell, 2014

I was done with being a squire... When squire Fisk quarreled with his knight errant, Michael Sevenson, neither of them wanted to meet again. So of course, just six weeks later they find themselves in side-by-side cells, when Michael is accused of murdering the man who got his brother Benton fired from the university. Michael needs to help his brother and Fisk needs to get out of jail-so when Michael's sister bails them out, on the condition ...


Kindergarten Super Scholar
Marilee R. Burton, Kathryn Riley

School Zone Pub, 2009

Kindergarten Scholar combines two School Zone Deluxe Edition workbooks into one convenient 128-page volume. The proven activities will help your child develop important kindergarten skills, including the alphabet, counting, colors, shapes, rhyming words, weather, and more. Simple instructions, colorful illustrations, and entertaining activities will help your child gain confidence and enjoy learning. (Ages: 4-5 | 128 Pages | Dimensions ...


Getting It Published, 2nd Edition: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books (Chicago ...
William Germano

University Of Chicago Press, 2008

Since 2001 William Germano’s Getting It Published has helped thousands of scholars develop a compelling book proposal, find the right academic publisher, evaluate a contract, handle the review process, and, finally, emerge as published authors. But a lot has changed in the past seven years. With the publishing world both more competitive and more confusing—especially given the increased availability of electronic resources—this second ...


Called to the Life of the Mind: Some Advice for Evangelical Scholars
Richard J. Mouw

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2014

“I wasn’t supposed to spend my life in the world of scholarship,” Richard Mouw acknowledges at the beginning of Called to the Life of the Mind. Yet he has indeed spent his career in the academy -- and has become one of the most widely respected evangelical Christian scholars of our time. In this wise little book Mouw defends Christian scholarship as an important and legitimate endeavor, responding in particular to those traditions that ...


The Education Dissertation: A Guide for Practitioner Scholars

Corwin, 2009

Written for practicing educators, this resource provides a step-by-step process, organizational templates, and tips throughout for completing an academically rigorous dissertation.


The Scholar's Survival Manual: A Road Map for Students, Faculty, and Administrators
Martin H. Krieger

Indiana University Press, 2013

The product of a lifetime of experience in American universities, The Scholar’s Survival Manual offers advice for students, professors, and administrators on how to get work done, the path to becoming a professor, getting tenured, and making visible contributions to scholarship, as well as serving on promotion and tenure committees. Martin H. Krieger covers a broad cross section of the academic experience from a graduate student's first foray ...


Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics: Mental Illness in Rural Ireland, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, Updated ...
Nancy Scheper-Hughes

University of California Press, 2001

TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, UPDATED AND EXPANDED When Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics was published twenty years ago, it became an instant classic—a beautifully written study tracing the social disintegration of "Ballybran," a small village on the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland. In this richly detailed and sympathetic book, Nancy Scheper-Hughes explores the symptoms of the community's decline: emigration, malaise, unwanted celibacy, ...


Gods, Graves & Scholars: The Story of Archaeology
C.W. Ceram

Vintage, 1986

C.W. Ceram visualized archeology as a wonderful combination of high adventure, romance, history and scholarship, and this book, a chronicle of man's search for his past, reads like a dramatic narrative. We travel with Heinrich Schliemann as, defying the ridicule of the learned world, he actually unearths the remains of the ancient city of Troy. We share the excitement of Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter as they first glimpse the riches of ...


From Student to Scholar: A Candid Guide to Becoming a Professor
Steven M. Cahn

Columbia University Press, 2008

Steven M. Cahn's advice on the professorial life covers an extensive range of critical issues: how to plan, complete, and defend a dissertation; how to navigate a job interview; how to improve teaching performance; how to prepare and publish research; how to develop a professional network; and how to garner support for tenure. He deals with such hurdles as a difficult dissertation advisor, problematic colleagues, and the pressures of the tenure ...


The Gospel of Mark (Scholars Bible)
Daryl D. Schmidt

Polebridge Press, 1991

Essential for any reader, student or teacher seeking an accessible and in-depth acquaintance with the Gospel of Mark. Each Scholars Bible volume includes the original language text presented side-by-side with the Scholars Version translation, along with expert introduction, notes, and glossary


Worldwide Scholar Guide to AP Comparative Government & Politics: 2015 Edition
Worldwide Scholar

Worldwide Scholar, 2014

Carefully crafted by an Ivy League educated lawyer and former political journalist who has spent the past decade teaching U.S. Government and Politics and Comparative Government and Politics at elite Asian prep schools and online, the fully updated Worldwide Scholar Guide to AP® Comparative Government & Politics 2015 Edition is designed to help students everywhere truly master the study of comparative politics. Through clear examples of ...



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