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A Critical Sourcebook
Paul Kei Matsuda

"Second-Language Writing" addresses key issues for instructors working with multilingual writers in first-year composition. Framed with insightful ...

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Ethnic Return Migration in Comparative Perspective
Edited by Takeyuki Tsuda

In recent decades, increasing numbers of diasporic peoples have returned to their ethnic homelands, whether because of economic pressures, a ...

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Global Amphibian Decline
James P. Collins

For over 350 million years, thousands of species of amphibians have lived on earth, but since ...

Cover of The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
Edited by O M Brack Jr

This is the first and only scholarly edition of Sir John Hawkins’s "Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.", a work that has not been widely available in ...

Cover of Rhetorics, Literacies, and Narratives of Sustainability
Peter Goggin

In this volume, rhetoricians, literacy scholars, and humanists have come together to examine the complex discursive constructions of ...

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Edited by Gerardo Chowell, James Hayman, Luis Bettencourt, Carlos Castillo-Chavez

"Mathematical and Statistical Estimation Approaches in Epidemiology"  compiles theoretical and practical contributions of experts in the ...

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The Contextual Analysis of Human Remains
Jane Buikstra

The core subject matter of bioarchaeology is the lives of past peoples, interpreted anthropologically. Human remains, contextualized ...

Charter Schools
From Reform Imagery to Reform Reality
Jeanne M. Powers

This book begins with the claims of policymakers and explores charter schools at each stage of the policymaking process, from legislation to ...


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