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Edited By Robert Grieve and Martin Hughes
.Some highlighting. Understanding Children reflects on the development of children's minds their abilities to understand language and to communicate; to explain events to the world; to read, write and draw; to deal with computers; to think perceive and to gain awareness. It is inspired by the work of Margaret Donaldson whose insights have changed our appreciation of the abilities of young children.243pp.
Basil Blackwell, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631153888
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Inventory #28957
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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La Fontaine, Jean De; Translated By Shapiro, Norman R.
The Contes et nouvelles en vers of Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) were published at various times throughout his life, both before and after his celebrated Fables, between 1664 and 1685, and even posthumously. In quite a different key from the more innocent Fables, the Contes often threatened to get him in trouble with both Church and Acadmie. It was, indeed, the bawdy tales of Boccaccio, Rabelais, and other medieval and renaissance masters of ribaldry that inspired La Fontaine's Contes, presented here in a chronologically and stylistically diverse selection translated by Norman R. Shapiro. This spirited recent translation, spanning the entire corpus, offers about half the tales, from early to late, in all their variety of lengths and poetic narrative forms. The mildly suggestive mingle with the frankly bawdy, while others would hardly raise a vicar's eyebrow. Yet all these gems from one of France's truly great poets, scrupulously faithful to the originals, are rendered with the spirit of his style, his subtle rhythms, cadences, rhymes, and delectable wit left intact. 273pp. N.B. Corners slightly creased.
Princeton University Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0691015325
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Inventory #24881
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Thompson, Laurence G.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.163pp.
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1979, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #25128
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Andrews, Allen
Designed for the general reader as well as the student of Canadian history, this book recounts the colourful story of our military's past through the personalities and accomplishments of its soldiers. The twenty-six chapters commence with the 1759 Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the stirring story of Loyalist soldiers during the American Revolution. Great War sketches include the moving story of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry and an account of Sir Julian Byng, who led the Canadian Corps to victory at Vimy Ridge. World War Two stories include portraits of senior commanders Andy McNaughton and Harry Crerar as the 'D-Day Dodgers' -- Canadians who fought in Italy. 511pp.
Ronsdale Press, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0921870507
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Inventory #10370
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Bertens, Hans
At last! Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask. Hans Bertens' Postmodernism is the first introductory overview of postmodernism to succeed in providing a witty and accessible guide for the bemused student. In clear and straightforward but always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates and the key theorists of postmodernism. He also explains, in thoughtful and illuminating language, the relationship between postmodernism and poststructuralism, and that between modernism and postmodernism. An enjoyable and indispensible text for today's student. 284pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Slight nick to top of spine.
Routledge, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415060125
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Inventory #25995
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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