Loris Malaguzzi and the Teachers

This striking example of Malaguzzi's work and philosophy-in-practice has not previously been available to the scholarly community or to the public interested in the history of the Reggio Emilia educational experience. Its round-table discussions and dialogues reveal valuable insights into the ways young children can be encouraged towards cooperative learning experiences, with implications far beyond the particular curriculum at hand....

Time and Life Management for Medical Students and Residents

As grueling as medical studies and training are, with appropriate discipline and time management it is possible to stay afloat, maintain one's sanity, achieve one's goals, and still enjoy a fulfilling life. It is the purpose of this book to stimulate thought processes that nurture a healthy attitude toward organizing one's time and life so as to improve one's own quality of life as well as the patient's well-being. Topics include: Th...

New Directions in Hopf Algebras

This volume of articles arising from the MSRI workshop on Hopf Algebras in October 1999 forms a broad survey of this exciting field and its connection with quantum groups and related areas. Topics include pointed Hopf algebras, triangular Hopf algebras, Hopf algebra extensions and cohomology, quantum groups and groupoids, quantum symmetric pairs, monoidal categories, and the Brauer group of a Hopf algebra. The volume also includes an...

Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in particular, this volume will help to maximise the amount of information that can be obtained within a study of ancient Egypt, be it in the fiel...

The Cost of Courage in Aztec Society

Tenochitlan, the Aztec city, was the creation of war. The courage and stamina of its young fighting men was indisputable. In the title work of this pathbreaking collection of essays, Inga Clendinnen discusses why warfare was so central to Aztec society and the ways in which the Aztecs understood their relationship to the forces governing the world and the heavens. Aztec rhetoric and Aztec ritual were unified in the endeavor to sustai...

Trading Full Circle

Trading Full Circle: the Complete Underground Trader System for Timing and Profiting in All Financial Markets is a great book for anyone interested in learning important and successful strategies, making a lot of money, and just gaining experience. Trading Full Circle is a must read for anyone that has the desire to learn and succeed in day trading. With clear examples and charts of each setup, I found the book easy to read and under...

Conversations with Green Gurus

The authors have collected a group of leaders who together encapsulate the green movement at this moment in history. Crisply edited and very readable. Highly recommended. The people in this book are pioneers – pioneers who identified early on just where we are headed if we don’t start tackling the environmental mess that we have created. But their message isn’t one of utter doom and gloom. They show how businesses in particular can l...

Engineering Aspects of Food Biotechnology

Food biotechnology’s typical developments and applications have occurred in the fields of genetics and in enzyme- and cell-based biological processes, with the goal of producing and improving food ingredients and foods themselves. While these developments and applications are usually well reported in terms of the underlying science, there is a clear lack of information on the engineering aspects of such biotechnology-based food proce...

Theatricality and Narrative in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland

"Theatricality and Narrative in Medieval and Early-modern Scotland" analyses narrative accounts of public theatricality in late medieval and early-modern Scottish culture (pre-1645). Literary texts such as journal, memoir and chronicles reveal a complex spectatorship in which eye witness, textual witness and the imagination interconnect. The narrators represent a broad variety of public actions as theatrical: included are instances o...

Seascape Ecology

Seascape Ecology provides a comprehensive look at the state-of-the-science in the application of landscape ecology to the seas and provides guidance for future research priorities. The first book devoted exclusively to this rapidly emerging and increasingly important discipline, it is comprised of contributions from researchers at the forefront of seascape ecology working around the world. It presents the principles, concepts, method...