A Pocket Guide to Writing in History

By Mary Lynn Rampolla

An crucial writing, interpreting, and study device for all background scholars, A Pocket consultant to Writing in History bargains a best-selling mixture of concise but complete suggestion in a transportable and available structure. This quick-reference advisor presents a realistic advent to average heritage assignments, workout serious interpreting talents, comparing and documenting resources, writing potent background papers, undertaking examine, and keeping off plagiarism. construction on its time-tested procedure, the 7th version deals increased, hands-on information for writing and studying within the electronic age, and extra assurance on operating with fundamental and secondary sources.

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Who Owns This Text?: Plagiarism, Authorship, and Disciplinary Cultures

Carol Haviland, Joan Mullin, and their collaborators record on a three-year interdisciplinary interview undertaking almost about plagiarism, authorship, and “property,” and the way those are conceived throughout varied fields. The examine investigated seven assorted educational fields to find disciplinary conceptions of what forms of scholarly creation count number as “owned.”

Less a examine document than a talk, the ebook deals a variety of rules, and the chapters the following will galvanize dialogue on scholarly perform when it comes to highbrow estate, plagiarism, and authorship---and to how those concerns are conveyed to scholars. even supposing those authors discover a good buy of consensus in regard to the moral problems with plagiarism, they rfile a stunning number of perform almost about what possession appears like from one self-discipline to a different. they usually notice that scholars are usually not usually advised within the conventions in their significant field.

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Bare Bones: Conversations on Terror With Stephen King

By Tim Underwood

During this revealing and sundry selection of interviews, Stephen King talks approximately his lifestyles, relations, motion pictures and specifically approximately his macabre novels of the unknown that experience made him so good known.

"My soul needs to be very black, indeed," observes King, virtuoso of horror fiction, yet those 30-odd interviews don't lay naked his soul. They do, notwithstanding, exhibit a few fascinating issues approximately his insomnia and chronic fears (he hates darkness), his literary resources, paintings behavior (he writes hours an afternoon, seven days per week) and the way his frightening novels are associated with his adolescence insecurities and emotions of inadequacy. The interviews, performed via a number of reporters over the last decade, initially ran in media starting from Penthouse to the Baltimore sunlight. Shrugging off critics who brush aside his paintings as spinoff, King explains his fascination with the bad and calls himself an exceptional author, no longer a superb one. His reviews on his novels and their motion picture diversifications are usually astute, as while he translates Carrie as a parable of women's awareness or pans Stanley Kubrick's frigid path of The Shining.

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Curriculum and Assessment (International Perspectives on Curriculum Studies,)

Curriculum and Assessment is the 1st quantity of a brand new sequence foreign views on Curriculum. This edited publication examines the connection among curriculum, pedagogy and overview, and, as with next volumes, adopts a cross-sector and comparative process. individuals make connection with a few very important debates within the fields of curriculum and evaluation: summative as opposed to formative overview; differentiation as opposed to inclusion; psychometric as opposed to holistic theorising; decontextualised as opposed to contextualised review; symbol-processing as opposed to positioned studying techniques; built-in as opposed to attached overview; and excessive stakes as opposed to low stakes evaluate. the reason for this quantity isn't to arrive an contract approximately review and curriculum frameworks, yet to air many of the debates said above and enhance new frameworks for figuring out those very important issues.

This quantity and the sequence is well timed as directors and policy-makers in several components of the area have taken an elevated curiosity in schooling, and as strikes to centralise curriculum provision have collected speed. This has in certain cases pushed a wedge among curriculum conception and curriculum perform, as policy-makers have built and applied proposals with out bearing on educational debates approximately those matters. It for that reason is a vital job to reassert the necessity to speak about and debate the curriculum in a serious demeanour sooner than implementation happens. This quantity units approximately that job, addressing policy-makers, directors, academics and the learn community.

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Mathematical Writing (Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series)

By Franco Vivaldi

The booklet starts off with an off-the-cuff creation on uncomplicated writing rules and a overview of the basic dictionary for arithmetic. Writing concepts are constructed progressively, from the small to the massive: phrases, words, sentences, paragraphs, to finish with brief compositions. those may perhaps characterize the advent of an idea, the summary of a presentation or the evidence of a theorem. alongside the way in which the coed will find out how to identify a coherent notation, combine phrases and emblems successfully, write neat formulae, and constitution a definition.

Some components of good judgment and all universal equipment of proofs are featured, together with a number of models of induction and lifestyles proofs. The e-book concludes with suggestion on particular facets of thesis writing (choosing of a identify, composing an summary, compiling a bibliography) illustrated by means of huge variety of real-life examples. Many routines are incorporated; over one hundred fifty of them have whole suggestions, to facilitate self-study.

Mathematical Writing should be of curiosity to all arithmetic scholars who are looking to bring up the standard in their coursework, experiences, assessments, and dissertations.

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Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English (3rd Edition)

By Patricia T. O'Conner

During this new version of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O'Connerunties the knottiest grammar tangles and monitors thesame full of life humor that has charmed andenlightened thankful readers for years. With newchapters on spelling and punctuation, and freshinsights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes ofEnglish grammar and utilization, Woe Is I bargains down-to-earthexplanations and plain-English strategies to thelanguage mysteries that bedevil all of us:

  • Avoid the continual (and repeatedly embarrassing)grammatical blunders that bewilder the simplest andthe brightest[*]Pronounce and spell phrases that even the smartestpeople mangle[*]Correctly use thousands of woefully abused wordsand phrases

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2014 Writer's Market

By Robert Lee Brewer

The so much relied on consultant to getting published!

The 2014 Writer's Market info millions of publishing possibilities for writers, together with listings for publication publishers, customer and exchange magazines, contests and awards, and literary brokers. those listings comprise touch and submission info to assist writers get their paintings published.

Look inside of and you will find web page after web page of all-new editorial fabric dedicated to the enterprise of writing. you will discover recommendation on pitching brokers and editors, constructing a contract enterprise, and selling your writing. Plus, you will easy methods to earn a full-time source of revenue from running a blog, write the six-figure nonfiction e-book notion, and re-slant your writing to get extra from your freelancing efforts. This version additionally comprises the ever renowned pay price chart.

You additionally achieve entry to:

  • Lists writing organizations.
  • Sample question letters.

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The Recipe Writer's Handbook, Revised and Updated

By Barbara Gibbs Ostmann

Praise for The Recipe Writer's Handbook
Revised and Expanded

"Barbara Ostmann and Jane Baker are skilled nutrients editors who recognize their stuff. to be successful, a recipe has to be written with impeccable accuracy and unambiguous readability. The Recipe Writer's guide achieves either pursuits in complete measure."-Irena Chalmers, writer foodstuff writing lecturer on the Culinary Institute of America

"The First variation of The Recipe Writer's instruction manual used to be a great source, and this revised variation is downright critical. it's jam-packed with solutions to questions on recipe sort and substance. Ostmann and Baker have cooked up a scrumptious addition to any severe foodstuff writer's desk."-Mitchell Davis, Director of courses, The James Beard Foundation

"Writing recipes is a difficult enterprise, and someone who desires to accomplish that effectively must have this booklet. The tables, glossaries, and charts on my own are definitely worth the fee, no longer to

mention the authors' beneficiant helpings of fine, sound advice."-John Willoughby, coauthor, Thrill of the Grill and the way to prepare dinner Meat

"The Recipe Writer's guide is essential within the variety and intensity of knowledge it bargains either the beginner and pro culinary author. It includes every thing you must know-all fantastically geared up and provided in a convenient, easy-to-use layout. Ostmann and Baker are masters in their trade!"-Paula Lambert, President of the foreign organization of Culinary execs, founding father of the Mozzarella corporation, and writer of The Cheese Lover's Cookbook and Guide

First version Nominated for top nutrition ebook, 1999 global Media nutrition Awards

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The Synonym Finder

By J.I. Rodale

With an easy alphabetical association this booklet has been increased to incorporate hundreds of thousands of latest phrases and expressions that experience entered the language in recent times, and comprises sincerely labelled slang and casual phrases and expressions.

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