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release date: Apr 09, 2009
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Literacy with an Attitude, Second Edition: Educating Working-Class Children in Their Own Self-Interest
A comprehensive update of the classic study that delivers both a passionate plea and strategies for teachers, parents, and community organizers to give working-class children the same type of empowering education and powerful literacy skills that the children of upper- and middle-class people receive.

release date: Aug 26, 1999
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Literacy with an Attitude: Educating Working-Class Children in Their Own Self-Interest
A passionate plea for teachers, parents, and community organizers to give working-class children the same type of empowering education and powerful literacy skills that the children of upper- and middle-class people receive. Strategies for reaching and teaching these children are presented.

release date: Aug 19, 2015
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A Course in Attic Greek, I
This textbook features the best of traditional methods for learning ancient Greek, with an especially strong focus on composition work. But the text also includes innovative drills and stimulating readings and sentences, designed to provide a gateway to discussions about Greek literature, history, and culture. The text presupposes the mastery of no other foreign language, including Latin, and thus fully explicates the most basic principles of tense, part of speech, etc. Particularly difficult aspects of the Greek language, like accentuation or the principles of euphonic change, are introduced gradually yet fully. The relative frequency of forms, vocabulary, and constructions in Greek literature informs the organization and order of the text. With the completion of the companion text, A Course in Attic Greek Ii, the student will be prepared to read any ancient author in the original, including works in Koine Greek.
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release date: Jul 16, 2021
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Literacy with an Attitude by Patrick J. Finn (1999-08-26)
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release date: Jul 18, 2017
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INDIA Up Close
These portraits present a broad interpretation of the people of India and the cultural heritage that reveals glimpses into their daily lives. The people of India are rooted in its history, culture and religion. Over time they assimilated the many influences that came as a result of India's global interaction with other regions of the world. It is a civilization of vibrant diversity and a multitude of languages. Over one billion people call India The Motherland. It is challenging to capture some of the magic that represents the people of India. Some portraits were shot in a passing moment others were captured of long-standing relationships of neighbors and friends. Hopefully these photographs will represent a small contribution to the people who have deeply touched my heart and soul.
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release date: Jul 15, 2014
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Quilts of India: Timeless Textiles
Quilts of India: Timeless Textiles provides a comprehensive study of Indian quilts. It explores the historic and contemporary context of quilt-making. Wonderfully illustrated with over 500 photographs, it is the story of this enduring, yet ancient textile tradition.

From the simplest quilt, to the most elaborate, the book details the diverse designs, varied techniques and multiple uses of traditional quilting genres. Capturing the spirit of the quilters' lives, recounting in fascinating stories and captivating portraits, the language of their quilts, articulated in the symbols and motifs associated with their communities.

This pioneering book raises this remarkable, yet largely overlooked art form out of obscurity, emphasizing the historic cultural importance of these colorful textiles; this is an intimate look, into the fabric of Indian life exquisitely portrayed through quilt-making.
release date: Apr 25, 2017
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Quilt Field Guide for Bangladesh, India and Pakistan
This Field Guide is a ready reference to the quilts of the subcontinent. It is a tool designed to help readers identify many of quilting genres of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. It is intended for quilters, scholars and textile experts.
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release date: Mar 15, 2007
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Teacher Education with an Attitude: Preparing Teachers to Educate Working-Class Students in Their Collective Self-Interest
Explores collaborative, democratic ways of preparing teachers to educate urban, working-class students.

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release date: Jul 16, 2021
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Quilts of India : Timeless Textiles by Patrick J Finn (2014-08-20)
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release date: Jul 16, 2021
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Literacy with an Attitude: Educating Working-Class Children in Their Own Self-Interest by Patrick J Finn (2009-04-09)
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