Far and Wide

Diversity in the American Boarding School

Author: Tim Hillman,Craig Thorn

Publisher: Avocus Pub

ISBN: 9780962767180

Category: Education

Page: 182

View: 1101

Students, faculty and administrators respond candidly to dozens of questions that every school participant and observer wants to ask about the issues singular to the multi-cultural student on the secondary school campus. The book is divided into three major sections: entering school, settling in, and leaving school. Chapters are written both by students and the adults who teach and counsel them. This book addresses key questions faced by the multi-cultural student in an informative and provocative manner.

From Ælfric to the New York Times

Studies in English Corpus Linguistics

Author: Udo Fries,Viviane Müller,Peter Schneider

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042002197

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 1210

The twenty papers of this volume - published to honour Gunnel Tottie - are of interest to everyone concerned with the study of the English language. The collection is a convincing argument for an approach to language studies based on the analysis of computerized corpora. Though this is not an introduction to the field but a series of highly specialized studies, readers get a good overview of the work being done at present in English computer corpus studies. English corpus linguistics, though basically concerned with the study of varieties of English, goes far beyond the simple ordering and counting of large numbers of examples but is deeply concerned with linguistic theory - based on real language data. The volume includes sections on corpora of written and spoken present-day English, historical corpora, contrastive corpora, and on the application of corpus studies to teaching purposes.

Thursday?s Child : Journeys Far and Wide in the Australian Outback

Author: Clive Thomas

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 1631351265

Category: Fiction

Page: 462

View: 8677

Foundling Peter Tobin lived through a vanished age, a time when the wide Australian outback was opening up to the force of steel rails, steam power, visionary civic builders, and the power of determined men and their horses.In the remote outback of the late 19th century, Peter makes his own way in the world, from drover, sheep shearer and horse breaker, training horses for the South African War, to wealthy man of the land.The saga of a world now gone is told in powerful terms in the novel Thursday?s Child: Journeys Far and Wide in the Australian Outback.

Bibliographie zur indogermanischen Wortforschung 3 Bde.

Wortbildung, Etymologie, Onomasiologie und Lehnwortschichten der alten und modernen indogermanischen Sprachen in systematischen Publikationen ab 1800

Author: Frank Heidermanns

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110929279

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1510

View: 3613

This bibliography presents the literature on the systematic issues involved in research on word formation, etymology, semasiology, onomasiology, and loanword strata in all Indo-Germanic languages, past and present, in as complete a way as possible. It is designed not only as a resource for Indo-Germanic studies proper but is of equal relevance to classical studies, Germanic studies, English studies, Romance studies, Slavonic studies, and Indology. Various indexes guide the reader through the extensive material. In the interests of research convenience, the CD-ROM included contains a cross-referential, fully hyperlinked PDF file identical with the text and the pagination of the book.

Anglo-Saxon England

Author: Michael Lapidge

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521038480

Category: History

Page: 352

View: 9139

This volume looks at the charters of mid tenth-century English kings, an important primary source of our knowledge of Anglo-Saxon England.

From Far and Wide

A History of Canada's Arctic Sovereignty

Author: Peter Pigott

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1554889898

Category: History

Page: 312

View: 6234

In the early 20th century the Canadian North was a mystery, but the Canadian military stepped in, and this book explores its historic activities in Canada’s Arctic. Is the Canadian North a state of mind or simply the lands and waters above the 60th parallel? In searching for the ill-fated Franklin Expedition in the 19th century, Britain’s Royal Navy mapped and charted most of the Arctic Archipelago. In 1874 Canadian Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie agreed to take up sovereignty of all the Arctic, if only to keep the United States and Tsarist Russia out. But as the dominion expanded east and west, the North was forgotten. Besides a few industries, its potential was unknown. It was as one Canadian said for later. There wasn’t much need to send police or military expeditions to the North. Not only was there little tribal warfare between the Inuit or First Nations, but there were few white settlers to protect and the forts were mainly trading posts. Thus, in the early 20th century, Canada’s Arctic was less known than Sudan or South Africa. From Far and Wide recounts exclusively the historic activities of the Canadian military in Canada’s North.

Freaky Tales from Far and Wide

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781902283159

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 47

View: 3790

A collection of freaky tales from around the world. Read about the brave blackbird who declares war on the king, meet the odd assortment of animals who live together in a horse's skull, and follow the familiar figure of the gingerbread man as he runs away from his pursuers.

Lord Baltimore

English Politician and Colonist

Author: Loree Lough

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438101155

Category: Colonial administrators

Page: 79

View: 9284

The life and times of the founder of Maryland are described in this book.

A History of the Vikings

Author: T. D. Kendrick

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486123421

Category: History

Page: 464

View: 2847

Enthralling, well-documented, and vivid account by a leading authority on the subject chronicles the activities of those bold sea raiders of the North who terrorized Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries.

Oliver Who Travelled Far and Wide

Author: Mara Bergman,Nick Maland

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9780340981641

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 30

View: 1249

A sweet rhyming story about a boy's travels to find his beloved teddy bear Oliver Donnington Rimington-Sneep Tossed and turned and woke from his sleep. Though Bat and Owl and Fox were there Ted didn't seem to be anywhere. Poor Oliver has lost his Ted and must make a journey far and wide to find him before he can go to sleep. Beautifully illustrated, this is a fantastic journey of the imagination, and a perfect bedtime read.

The History of the Norman Conquest of England

Its Causes and Its Results

Author: Edward Augustus Freeman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108030068

Category: History

Page: 814

View: 718

Rejecting the idea that English history begins with the Norman Conquest, Freeman's six-volume history influenced generations of early English historians.

Transatlantic Encounters

American Indians in Britain, 1500-1776

Author: Alden T. Vaughan,Professor of History Alden T Vaughan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521865944

Category: History

Page: 337

View: 4337

Transatlantic Encounters highlights the remarkably disparate men, women, and children who went as captive showpieces (common in the early years), slaves (especially in the middle years), or ambassadors to the British monarcy (numerous after 1710). Many died abroad, but most survived for months or years and retuned to America with vital information to impart and heightened influence to use for--or against--the British Empire.

The World Masters

Author: George Griffith

Publisher: eStar Books

ISBN: 1612108199

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 4748

The World Masters is a gripping, futuristic tale that explores the unforeseen consequences of unchecked scientific innovation.

The Slavery Reader

Author: Gad J. Heuman,James Walvin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415213042

Category: History

Page: 800

View: 8361

The Slavery Reader brings together the most recent and essential writings on slavery. The focus is on Atlantic slavery – the enforced movement of millions of Africans from their homelands into the Americas, and the complex historical story of slavery in the Americas. Spanning almost five centuries – the late fifteenth until the mid-nineteenth – the articles trace the range and impact of slavery on the modern Western world. Key themes include: the origins and development of American slavery work family, gender and community slave culture slave economy resistance race and social structure Africans in the Atlantic world. Together with the editors' clear and authoritative commentary and a substantial introduction, this volume will become central to the study of slavery.