July 04, 2017

New Titles Tuesday, July 4

Here is a small sample of the 23 items added to the catalogue in the past week. Click on a title for more information. TWU login may be required

BC elders' guide[electronic resource] /SeniorsBC, First Nations Health Authority.
The First Nations Health Authority and Province of B.C. are pleased to share the 2014 BC Elders’ Guide. The purpose of the Guide is to make sure that Elders, their families, and caregivers have access to information about the programs, services, and resources they need.

BC seniors' guide[electronic resource].
In this guide, you will find information and resources on benefits, healthy living, health services, housing, transportation, personal security, finances, and other services. In addition, there is a listing directory at the end of the guide, and questions in each section to consider as you plan to remain as healthy and independent as possible as you grow older.

The Biblical Qumran Scrolls[electronic resource]: transcriptions and textualvariants /edited by Eugene Ulrich ; based on the identification of fragments by Frank Moore Cross ... [et al.] and on the editions of the Biblical Qumran Scrolls by Maurice Baillet ... [et al.].
This single volume collects all the Hebrew biblical manuscripts from Qumran-a transcription of each fragment in biblical order plus its textual variants. These manuscripts are the most authentic witnesses to the Scriptures at the birth of Christianity and Rabbinic Judaism.

Through discussions of Christian hypocrisy, megachurches, and the blurring of boundaries between law and religion, Tyler Stevenson offers an analysis of where the American church finds itself.

Set in a Northern town, where right-wingers are determined to stir up hatred and racial prejudice, Caught In The Crossfire is about six teenagers whose lives are woven together by a series of shocking and tragic events. A British Muslim brother and sister, two Irish brothers who take different sides, and two lads out looking for trouble: all of them get caught in the crossfire. Inspired by the Oldham riots and the events of September 11th, this is a chilling account of what is happening in Britain today, but as always Alan Gibbons writes with humour and understanding.

Curriculum leadership: readings for developing quality educational programs /[edited by] Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen Hass.
a selection of readings that presents the knowledge, skills, and alternative strategies needed by curriculum planners and teachers at all levels of education, from early childhood through adulthood. The book offers a variety of learning experiences for students with wide-ranging interests, learning styles, and backgrounds.

Ecotherapy: theory, research and practice /edited by Martin Jordan and Joe Hinds.
In this thought-provoking new book, Martin Jordan and Joe Hinds provide a comprehensive exploration of this emerging area of practice. Divided into three parts, the book offers a unique examination of a range of theoretical perspectives, unpacks the latest research and provides a wealth of illuminating practice examples, with a number of chapters dedicated to authors' own first-hand experiences of the positive psychological effects of having contact with nature.

Bridging the ever-widening gap between popular coverage and specialized literature, Finding Jerusalem provides a comprehensive tour of the politics of archaeology in the city. Through a wide-ranging discussion of the material evidence, Katharina Galor illuminates the complex legal contexts and ethical precepts that underlie archaeological activity and the discourse of "cultural heritage" in Jerusalem. This book addresses the pressing need to disentangle historical documentation from the religious aspirations, social ambitions, and political commitments that shape its interpretation

Hokum! is the first book to take a comprehensive view of short-subject
slapstick comedy in the early sound era. Challenging the received wisdom that sound destroyed the slapstick tradition, author Rob King explores the slapstick short's Depression-era development against a backdrop of changes in film industry practice, comedic tastes, and moviegoing culture. Each chapter is grounded in case studies of comedians and comic teams, including the Three Stooges, Laurel and Hardy, and Robert Benchley. The book also examines how the past legacy of silent-era slapstick was subsequently reimagined as part of a nostalgic mythology of Hollywood's youth.

Hollywood worldviews: watching films with wisdom & discernment /Brian Godawa ; foreword by Ralph Winter.
In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of his popular book, Brian Godawa guides you through the place of redemption in film, the tricks screenwriters use to communicate their messages, and the mental and spiritual discipline required for watching movies. Hollywood Worldviews helps you enter a dialogue with Hollywood that keeps you aware of your culture and awake to your faith.

The Pitfalls of Protection, based on research conducted in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, locates the struggles over gender violence in local and global power configurations. Torunn Wimpelmann finds that aid flows and geopolitics have served as both opportunities for and obstacles to feminist politics in Afghanistan. Showing why Afghan activists often chose to use the leverage of Western powers instead of entering into either protracted negotiations with powerful national actors or broad political mobilization, this book examines both the achievements and the limits of this strategy.

This book examines how we can foster reconciliation with Indigenous people at individual, family, community and national levels.
Storytelling in early childhood: enriching language, literacy and classroom culture /edited by Teresa Cremin, Rosie Flewitt, Ben Mardell and Joan Swann.
A captivating book which explores the multiple dimensions of storytelling and story acting and shows how they enrich language and literacy learning in the early years. Foregrounding the power of children's own stories in the early and primary years, it provides evidence that storytelling and story acting, a pedagogic approach first developed by Vivian Gussin Paley, affords rich opportunities to foster learning within a play-based and language-rich curriculum.

 overview of the early years of Syria, King Hussein's struggle for British recognition of Arab land, and King Faisal's disappointment with both the British and French machinations over treaties, agreements, mandates, and borders. Time frame covers WWI and the Paris treaties after the war. Some coverage of the rebellions, Palestine, and Iraq. (1)

In this scholarly, carefully researched paper Borden demonstrated the temporal precedence of typical Eskimoid traits on the lower Fraser, and suggested northward diffusions of ulus, ground slate, labrets and possibly other items of typical arctic culture.