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MULTICULTURAL ISSUES: IN CHILD CARE

By: Gonzalez-Mena, Janet

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Socia: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000005498

ISBN: 0767416856

Condition: Near Fine


This supplemental text presents cultural differences relevant to all caregi ving settings (day care, nursery, and preschool programs). Daily caregiving routines and objectives are stressed throughout, with emphasis given to th e practical and immediate concerns of the caregiver. The book promotes sens itivity, communication, and problem solving as keys to providing what child ren need according to their individual development, their parents' beliefs, and the beliefs of the caregiver. Learning to communicate across cultures, even when a common language is not shared, is emphasized. View more info

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BREAK INTO MODELING FOR UNDER $20

By: Goss, Judy

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000022734

ISBN: 0312372604

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: There's a popular misconception that breaking into the modeling business re quires expensive head shots and other costly investments. Judy Goss, a form er Ford model and professional with twenty years in the business, has set o ut to dispel that myth once and for all, and tell you how you can actually launch your career for $20 or less. Judy breaks the process down into four simple steps: Preparation, Pictures, Promotion, and Presentation. She gives countless suggestions and tells all sorts of industry secrets, such as how to: * Determine what ... View more info

THE 100-YEAR LIFE: LIVING AND WORKING IN AN AGE OF LONGEVITY

By: Gratton, Lynda

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Information: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000048437

ISBN: 1472936248

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. What will your 100-year life look like? Does the thought of working for 60 or 70 years fill you with dread? Or can you see the potential for a more st imulating future as a result of having so much extra time? Many of us have been raised on the traditional notion of a three-stage appr oach to our working lives: education, followed by work and then retirement. But this well-established pathway is already beginning to collapse. Life e xpectancy is rising, final-salary pensions are van... View more info

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THE WORLD OF GOLD TODAY (NO DUSTJACKET)

By: Green, Timothy

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Walker: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000026570

ISBN: 0802704379

Condition: Very Good


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GREENSPAN: THE CASE FOR THE DEFENCE

By: Greenspan, Edward L.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Macmillan of Canada: 1987

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000015636

ISBN: 077159495X

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean first edition protected in a new brodart wrapper. Includes bibliographies and index. View more info

THE ROUGH GUIDE TO THE DA VINCI CODE: HISTORY, LEGENDS, LOCATIONS

By: Haag, Michael

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Rough Guides: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000030729

ISBN: 1843535173

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Dan Brown's thriller The Da Vinci Code has created an extraordinary Christian controversy, with its sub-plots of the feminine in religion, the bloodline of Christ, the legend of the Holy Grail, and the role of sects like Opus Dei within the church. This Rough Guide explores and explains the context of the novel, including: How the early Christian Church edited' The Bible, and adopted earlier religions. What art historians make of Leonardo Da Vinci's s... View more info

GROWTH FETISH

By: Hamilton, Clive

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Pluto Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000031468

ISBN: 0745322506

Condition: Fine


'Right on target and badly needed.' Noam Chomsky 'Breaks new ground by aski ng us to think what a post-growth, environmentally stable society might act ually be like. . . . Clearly, stylishly written.' Hugh Stretton 'An incisiv e critique of how the global economic and political systems have turned us into the miserable rich. Whatever you choose to do and wherever you go, you will benefit from keeping as copy of Growth Fetish tucked up your sleeve.' Sydney Morning Herald 'This is a powerful statement about the failure of t he rat-race society and the need for a new philosophy of sociable livin... View more info

THE LOST PAINTING

By: Harr, Jonathan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperback: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000032054

ISBN: 0375759867

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. An Italian village on a hilltop near the Adriatic coast, a decaying palazzo facing the sea, and in the basement, cobwebbed and dusty, lit by a single bulb, an archive unknown to scholars. Here, a young graduate student from R ome, Francesca Cappelletti, makes a discovery that inspires a search for a work of art of incalculable value, a painting lost for almost two centuries . The artist was Caravaggio, a master of the Italian Baroque. He was a genius... View more info

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IN-FLIGHT CONFIDENTIAL

By: Havers, Richard

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Green Umbrella Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000025339

ISBN: 1906635439

Condition: Very Good


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout: Confidential written by Richard Havers & Christopher Tiffney lifts the lid on the airline industry and the world of aviation, highlighting the humorous and the sometimes down right alarming business of air travel. Packed full with, trivia and salacious gossip that will make it an ideal read for the seasoned air traveler, and an indispensable handbook for anyone working in the industry. View more info

A TIME FOR TRUTH

By: Hayek, F. A.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000006146

ISBN: 0070573786

Condition: Good/Good


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EMPIRE OF ILLUSION: THE END OF LITERACY AND THE TRIUMPH OF SPECTACLE

By: Hedges, Chris

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000045498

ISBN: 1568584377

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The more we sever ourselves from a literate, print-based world-a world of complexity and nuance, a world of ideas-for one informed by comforting, reassuring images, fantasies, slogans, and a celebration of violence, the more we implode. We ask, like the wrestling fans or those who confuse love with pornography, to be fed lies. We demand lies. The skillfully manufactured images and slogans that flood the airwaves and infect our political discourse mask... View more info

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UNMASKING TERROR: A GLOBAL REVIEW OF TERRORIST ACTIVITIES, VOL. 1 (SEPTEMBE R 11, 2003- SEPTEMBER 11, 2004

By: Heffelfinger, Christopher

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Jamestown Foundation: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000024697

ISBN: 0967500931

Condition: Near Fine


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library book: For over a year the Jamestown Foundation has published objective, fact-driven analyses of terrorist organizations and their operations, through its Terrorism Monitor publication. As the only periodical in circulation devoted to examining the war on terror and the struggle against al Qaeda, the newsletter offers a unique perspective comprising some of the world's leading experts on international terrorism. Unmasking Terror is a compilation of articles from the first year of Terrorism Monitor. Through the lively and understandabl... View more info

THANK YOU FOR ARGUING, REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION: WHAT ARISTOTLE, LINCOLN , AND HOMER SIMPSON CAN TEACH US ABOUT THE ART OF PER

By: Heinrichs, Jay

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000048386

ISBN: 0385347758

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. For when you really have to get your point across... Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets this book discloses include Cicero's three-step str ategy for moving an audience to action--as well as Honest Abe's Shameless T rick of lowering an audience's expectations by pretending to be unpolished. But it's also replete with contemp... View more info

THE SELLING OF 9/11: HOW A NATIONAL TRAGEDY BECAME A COMMODITY

By: Heller, D.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000041748

ISBN: 1403968179

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. From American flag decals and replicas of the World Trade Center to an emotionally fueled advertising campaign for The New York Times, the marketing and commodification of September 11 reveals the contradictory processes by which consumers in the U.S. (and around the world) communicate and construct national identity through cultural and symbolic goods. Contributed essays take critical stock of the role that consumer goods, media and press outlets, co... View more info

LONG MILE HOME: BOSTON UNDER ATTACK, THE CITY'S COURAGEOUS RECOVERY, AND TH E EPIC HUNT FOR JUSTICE

By: Helman, Scott

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000043001

ISBN: 0525954481

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In the tradition of 102 Minutes and Columbine, the definitive book on the B oston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers, wr itten by reporters from The Boston Globe and published to coincide with the first anniversary of the tragedy Long Mile Home will tell the gripping story of the tragic, surreal, and ult imately inspiring week of April 15, 2013: the preparations of the bombers; the glory of the race; the extraordinary e... View more info

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THE SOUL'S CODE: IN SEARCH OF CHARACTER AND CALLING

By: Hillman, James

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000012544

ISBN: 0446673714

Condition: Fine


James Hillman, a former director of the Jung Institute who has written more than 20 books on behavior and psychology, delves into human development in The Soul's Code. Hillman encourages you to "grow down" into the earth, as an acorn does when it becomes a mighty oak tree. He argues that character a nd calling are the result of "the particularity you feel to be you" and kno cks those who blame childhood difficulties for all their problems as adults . According to Hillman, "The current American identity as a victim is the f lip side of the coin whose head brightly displays t... View more info

BUNCH OF AMATEURS: A SEARCH FOR THE AMERICAN CHARACTER

By: Hitt, Jack

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Crown: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000045943

ISBN: 0307393755

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. WHAT IS IT THAT DRIVES THE SUCCESS OF AMERICA AND THE IDENTITY OF ITS PEOPL E? ACCLAIMED WRITER AND CONTRIBUTING EDITOR TO THIS AMERICAN LIFE JACK HITT THINKS IT'S BECAUSE WE'RE ALL A BUNCH OF AMATEURS. America's self-invented tinkerers are back at it in their metaphorical gara ges--fiddling with everything from solar-powered cars to space elevators. I n Bunch of Amateurs, Jack Hitt visits a number of different garages and has written a fascinating book that looks at America's curre... View more info

MORE MURDERS OF THE BLACK MUSEUM, 1835-1985

By: Honeycombe, Gordon

Price: ¥2,300.00

Publisher: Hutchinson: 1993

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008432

ISBN: 0091778573

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A wonderful tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscri ptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police, also houses the Black Museum, a unique collection of exhibits, photographs and other items connected with some of the most famous crimes and criminals of the last century. 24 of those crimes, committed between 1835 and 1985, deal with murder, and these are the murders that are described in this book. Their case histories, fully detailed herein, present a terrible but compelling... View more info

MONKEY ON A STICK (ONYX)

By: Hubner

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Onyx Books: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000031839

ISBN: 0451401875

Condition: Good


"This shocking expose will disabuse readers that the Hare Krishna sect is e xclusively a group of religious devotees," declared PW . The "chilling" his tory of the movement documents drug-selling, wife-beating, child sexual abu se, rape and murder by its members. Photos. View more info

THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS

By: Huntington, Samuel P.

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Kinseido: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000037525

ISBN: 4764736659

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info