Teaching Fantasy Novels: From The Hobbit to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Teaching Fantasy Novels: From The Hobbit to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

?Teachers at a loss as to how to teach fantasy literature in the existing curriculum will delight in this book. Each of the twenty referenced books is keyed through meaningful and enjoyable activities to the NCTE/IRA Language Arts Standards....This books is a great way to ensure that the fantasy texts young people love get considered as the excellent literary choices so many of them are. There is substantial material from which to bu...

"Satellite Information Classification and Interpretation" ed. by Rustam B. Rustamov
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Satellite Information Classification and Interpretation

This volume is dedicated to classification and interpretation of the processes taking place on the Earth and in space. Without a doubt, understanding what we must do to save our home, our planet, and how we are to do it is of the gravest importance for the present generation and the next. Clearly, advances won through space technology and applications of the same to the study of Earth play an excellent and vital role in classificatio...

Basic Optics for the Astronomical Sciences
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Basic Optics for the Astronomical Sciences

This book is really useful. It is organized for both students in a classroom and students who want to go at their own pace. Each chapter has extensive up-to-date modern references to the literature on this topic. The book is an easy read and is aimed at seniors or graduate students or practicing professional engineers who want an understanding of basic optics for modern astronomical ground and space observations in the UV, visible an...

The Karl Muck Scandal: Classical Music and Xenophobia in World War I America
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The Karl Muck Scandal: Classical Music and Xenophobia in World War I America

“This incisive, powerful book is not so much a biography as a broader cultural history…Burrage situates Muck as a ‘prism’ through which to examine the shadow of prejudice, paranoia and reckless journalism that engulfed cultural relations in America during World War I. The resulting work is an exemplary piece of scholarship. It is painstakingly written, offering a compelling (and terrifyingly relevant) discussion of the power-play bet...

Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business
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Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business

'The latest generation of research in comparative institutional analysis of business is impressively captured in this volume; readers find depth in theory development, breadth in application to practice and policy, and insight on the big research issues ahead. Both generalist and specialist readers will find much of value here.'

Project Extreme Brewing : An Enthusiast's Guide to Extreme Brewing at Home
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Project Extreme Brewing : An Enthusiast's Guide to Extreme Brewing at Home

Take your home brewing to the next level! Project Extreme Brewing features a trio of national experts who want to launch the flavor, body, and power of your brews into orbit. Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and Jason and Todd Alström, of BeerAdvocate, offer an authoritative primer on extreme brewing. Project Extreme Brewing is the new required reading for any serious home brewer. Inside you'll find the recipes f...

Chemistry for Degree Students
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Chemistry for Degree Students

For B.Sc. I year students. Matter on inclusion compounds, charge transfer complexes and clatherates in chapter 1 of organic chemistry has been rewritten to cover them thoroughly. A new chapter Thermodynamics -I containing first law of thermodynamics and thermochemistry, which forms a part of syllabus for B.Sc.-I year in some universities.