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The Rough Guide to Cape Town, The Winelands and the Garden Route (Rough Guides), 6th Edition

"Discover Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to admire the panoramic views from the top of Table Mountain, indulge on a wine estate tour or spot the Big Five in a wildlife reserve, this new edition of The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route will show you ideal places to sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way.

Rules for Others to Live By Comments and Self-Contradictions

“Richard Greenberg turns life upside down and sideways. Read­ing the provocative Rules for Others to Live By is like having dinner with a friend whose point of view shakes up and invari­ably runs counter to conventional thinking. He’s a debunker of the pretensions of daily life.” —Delia Ephron, author of Sister Mother Husband Dog and Siracusa

The Monstrous Discourse in the Donald Trump Campaign Implications for National Discourse

The Monstrous Discourse in the Donald Trump Campaign: Implications for National Discourse provides a lens through which to explore the implications of the monster metaphor as applied to Trump during the 2016 presidential election. Analyzing the overt and buried usages of the monster metaphor in the media’s and Trump’s discourse, as well as the structure of the monster narrative generally, offers connections between the metaphor and the actions incited by its narrative. This book explores the ways in which this language also serves as a metaphor to understand the ecology of Trump’s candidacy and the polarized responses drawn by his campaign, and considers its troubling implications for the future direction of national discourse.

Mandarin Chinese Teacher Education Issues and solutions

Mandarin Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world. In a rapidly globalizing environment, speaking it is an increasingly important skill for young people in the UK. Mandarin Chinese Teacher Education stems from the work of the UCL Institute of Education Confucius Institute, which supports the development of Mandarin Chinese as a language on offer in schools as part of the mainstream curriculum. This edited collection brings together researchers, teachers involved in action research and student-teachers, in an effort to address the current lack of literature specifically aimed at supporting Chinese language teachers. It features: - practical ideas for teachers of Chinese to implement in their own classrooms - evaluation of differing strategies and approaches unique to teaching Chinese - examples of using action research to help teachers reflect on their own practice while informing practice across the discipline The book will be useful for PGCE Mandarin students, teacher trainers and those involved in the development of Mandarin Chinese in schools across the UK and further afield.

Key Challenges and Opportunities in Web Entrepreneurship

The development of web technologies has enhanced the availability of online business opportunities for entrepreneurs. By implementing these new technologies, business growth is ensured and the global economy is strengthened. Key Challenges and Opportunities in Web Entrepreneurship is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on bridging the gaps between theoretical and practical issues in the field of digital entrepreneurship. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as e-business, crowdfunding, and vertical social networks, this publication is an ideal resource for researchers, academics, practitioners, and students interested in recent trends on entrepreneurial endeavors in the digital age.

Inventing the Gothic Corpse The Thrill of Human Remains in the Eighteenth-Century Novel.

Inventing the Gothic Corpse shows how a series of bold experiments in eighteenth-century British realist and Gothic fiction transform the dead body from an instructive icon into a thrill device. For centuries, vivid images of the corpse were used to deliver a spiritual or political message; today they appear regularly in Gothic and horror stories as a source of macabre pleasure. Yael Shapira’s book tracks this change at it unfolds in eighteenth-century fiction, from the early novels of Aphra Behn and Daniel Defoe, through the groundbreaking mid-century works of Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding and Horace Walpole, to the Gothic fictions of Ann Radcliffe, Matthew Lewis, Charlotte Dacre and Minerva Press authors Isabella Kelly and Mrs. Carver. In tracing this long historical arc, Shapira illuminates a hidden side of the history of the novel: the dead body, she shows, helps the fledgling literary form confront its own controversial ability to entertain. Her close scrutiny of fictional corpses across the long eighteenth century reveals how the dead body functions as a test of the novel’s intentions, a chance for novelists to declare their allegiances in the battle between the didactic and the “merely” pleasurable.

Faith and Language Practices in Digital Spaces

This volume shares the results of research conducted within and across the complex nexus of language, religion and the internet. It identifies the dynamic and mobile ways religious practice and language interact online to modify, confirm, transform and consolidate linguistic resources and repertoires. It makes a significant contribution to work in the emerging sub-discipline of the sociology of language and religion and adds to the growing work on digital religion. It also showcases leading and ground-breaking researchers working on online examples of the complex relationships evinced by the study of language and religion. The chapter authors explore a wide range of religions, technologies and languages in order to provide an innovative insight into the overlap between the study of language and religion and language and technology.

Einstein's Beets
Einstein's Beets Sented by Michael

This is a prose nonfiction book about food and food aversions throughout history. Britney Spears loathes meatloaf and “all lumpy stuff.” Arturo Toscanini hated fish. Ayn Rand despised salads. Alexander Theroux’s Einstein’s Beets is a study of the world of food and food aversions. The novelist and poet probes the secret and mysterious attitudes of hundreds of people―mostly famous and well-known―toward eating and dining out, hilariously recounting tales of confrontation and scandalous alienation: it contains gossip, confession, embarrassment, and perceptive observations. Prose.

Argumentation and Language - Linguistic, Cognitive and Discursive Explorations

This volume focuses on the role language plays at all levels of the argumentation process. It explores the effects that specific linguistic choices may have in the production and the reception of arguments and in doing so, it moves beyond the first, necessary, descriptive stance provided by current literature on the topic. Each chapter provides an original take illuminating one or more of the following three issues: the range of linguistic resources language users draw on as they argue; how cognitive processes of meaning construction may influence argumentative practices; and which discursive devices can be used to fulfil a number of argumentative goals. The volume includes theoretical and empirical or applied stances, providing the reader both with state-of-the-art reflections on the relationship between argumentation and language, and with concrete examples of how this relationship plays out in naturally occurring argumentative practices, such as classroom interaction, and political, parliamentary or journalistic discourse. This is a very original, timely and welcome contribution to the study of argumentation conducted with the tools of the language sciences. The collection of papers relevantly tackles key linguistic, discursive and cognitive aspects of argumentative practices whose treatment is underrepresented in mainstream argumentation studies by offering new and exciting linguistically-grounded theoretical accounts. As such, the volume testifies both to the vigour of the linguistic current within the discipline and to the high standards of scholarly commitment and quality that the younger generation is pushing forward. Without question, this book marks an important milestone in the relationships between linguistics and argumentation theory. Christian Plantin, Professor Emeritus

Apprenticeships The Bildungsroman from Goethe to Santayana

Novels about growing up have long been loved by ordinary readers and analyzed, sometimes with more heat than light, by scholars. This book respects the interests of ordinary readers while clarifying and frequently resolving the moral, psychological, social, and occasionally religious coming-of-age dilemmas that scholars have wrestled with. Focusing on Goethe's Wilhelm Meister, Dickens's David Copperfield, James's What Maisie Knew, Forster's The Longest Journey, Lawrence's Sons and Lovers, and Santayana's The Last Puritan, Jeffers writes in a fresh, engaging style meant to give criticism a liveliness and even brilliance it has in recent decades often lacked.

Visit California Farms Your Guide to Farm Stays, Tours, and Hands-On Workshops

California’s very first farm guide has arrived. Visit California Farms, by Erin Mahoney Harris, highlights more than 40 family-owned farms, sustainable wineries, certified humane ranches, and urban farms throughout California—from Mendocino to San Diego County. Before you embark on a road trip to any part of the Golden State, you’ll want to flip through the pages of this gorgeous and easy-to-reference guide, which features full-color photographs and detailed information about relaxing and idyllic farm stays, enriching classes and workshops, educational farm tours, and enlightening volunteer opportunities. Visit California Farms is a must-have for everyone who cares about where our food comes from and how agriculture affects the planet. The guide includes farm visits that will delight anyone—from romantic couples to families with kids—whether you want to get your hands dirty, enjoy delicious meals, or just become more in tune with the farming lifestyle.

Postcards from Stanland Journeys in Central Asia

Central Asia has long stood at the crossroads of history. It was the staging ground for the armies of the Mongol Empire, for the nineteenth-century struggle between the Russian and British empires, and for the NATO campaign in Afghanistan. Today, multinationals and nations compete for the oil and gas reserves of the Caspian Sea and for control of the pipelines. Yet “Stanland” is still, to many, a terra incognita, a geographical blank.

Gehrig and the Babe The Friendship and the Feud

The legendary achievements of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are undeniable hallmarks of baseball history. Much has been written about the two men as teammates, but Ruth and Gehrig's relationship away from the field is rarely, if ever, explored. In Gehrig and the Babe, Tony Castro portrays Ruth and Gehrig for what they were: American icons who were remarkably different men. For the first time, readers will learn about a friendship driven apart, an enduring feud which wove its way in and out of their Yankees glory years and chilled their interactions until July 4, 1939—Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium—when Gehrig’s famous farewell address thawed out their stone silence.

Lonely Planet Pocket Copenhagen (Travel Guide), 4th Editio

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Copenhagen is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Enjoy all the fun of the fair at Tivoli Gardens, relive history at the engrossing Nationalmuseet, or be inspired at Louisiana, one of Europe's great modern art museums; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Copenhagen and begin your journey now!

Family Guide New York City (Eyewitness Travel Family Guide)

Discover how the whole family can enjoy a visit to the Big Apple, from the top of the Empire State Building to a hot dog cart in Central Park, from exciting museums and shops to any number of historic carousels. The best things to do in New York City are all approached from a family-friendly angle. The book is organized around "hubs"--major sights around which to plan your day--and provides kid-friendly restaurants, age-range suitability information, ideas for letting off steam, and detailed maps showing the nearest parks, playgrounds, and public bathrooms. Plus there are activities for rainy days, and Kids' Corners in every chapter featuring cartoons, quizzes, and games to keep young travelers happy all day long.

Backroads & Byways of Alaska (Backroads & Byways)

Experience the inimitable natural beauty of The Last Frontier The breathtaking sights to be found in the state of Alaska defy comparison. A vast and remote region of mostly untouched nature, Alaska is truly a destination best explored by car. Veteran author, photographer, and Alaska explorer, Taz Tally provides turn-by-turn directions, stunning photographs, and detailed visitor's information for the very best drives and detours in the state. Following the sage wisdom Tally has gained from decades of driving, hiking, and photographing Alaska's wide territory, you wan't waste a second of your journey. Whether you're looking to drive along Alaska's incredible shores or bask in the majesty of Denali, North America's tallest peak, Backroads & Byways of Alaska is an essential companion. 60 color photographs and 10 maps

Understanding Arabs A Contemporary Guide to Arab Society, 6th Edition

For nearly three decades, diplomats, students, business people and governments have relied on Dr. Margaret Nydell's seminal work as the essential guide to comprehending an immensely varied culture. Covering all aspects of Arab life, from religion and society to social norms and communication styles, this all-encompassing guide reveals what the often misunderstood Arab culture is really like. Each chapter, including the examples, all statistics and charts, and each country overview has been extensively updated to reflect current events. This candid and readable guide for non-specialists promotes understanding between modern-day Arabs and Westerners without pushing a political agenda. It beautifully captures the contrasts and characteristics of a great, largely misunderstood civilization and brings them vividly to life.

PhotoCity Paris
PhotoCity Paris Sented by Michael

One photographer. One complete picture. We present 24 hours in the life of one of the world's most iconic cities. From sunrise to after sunset, from famous landmarks to lesser-known neighbourhoods, this celebration of Paris is packed with local insights and visual stories to showcase what makes the city truly great. As a chronological day-in-the-life story, this photobook captures the city's early risers to late-night clubbers, its chaotic, busy streets and oases of calm, striking architecture and green, open spaces. As a portrait of local life, it provides an intimate, insider's guide to Paris, documenting its patchwork of neighbourhoods and the people who call them home. PhotoCity Paris is the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the city, while making a great companion for those who know and love the City of Light. Also available: PhotoCity London and PhotoCity New York. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

Photocity New York
Photocity New York Sented by Shon

One photographer. One complete picture. We present 24 hours in the life of one of the world's most iconic cities. From sunrise to after sunset, from famous landmarks to lesser-known neighbourhoods, this celebration of New York is packed with local insights and visual stories to showcase what makes the city truly great. As a chronological day-in-the-life story, this photobook captures the city's early risers to late-night clubbers, its chaotic, busy streets and oases of calm, striking architecture and green, open spaces. As a portrait of local life, it provides an intimate, insider's guide to New York, documenting its patchwork of neighbourhoods and the people who call them home. PhotoCity New York is the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the city, while making a great companion for those who know and love the Big Apple. Also available: PhotoCity London and PhotoCity Paris. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more

Lonely Planet's Global Coffee Tour

Packed with over 150 amazing coffee experiences in 37 countries, from its birthplace in East Africa, to modern-day Cuba, the United States, Australia and the UK, this follow-up to our hugely popular Global Beer Tour features legendary espresso bars, plantation tours, urban roasteries and must-visit cafes.

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