So, you call yourself a football fan? Do you know the origins of football? Do you know what ancient civilization gave the game the term "hut" ? Do you know where the first official game of American football was played? Do you know which professional team wears a log on only one side of the helmet? Check out the answers to these and other questions in SO YOU CALL YOURSELF A FOOTBALL FAN! Do you have what it takes to be the championship MVP? Or will you be relegated to the bench?
The American Promise, Value Edition, has long been a favorite with students who value the text's readability, clear chronology, and lively voices of ordinary Americans, all in a portable format. Instructors have long valued the full narrative accompanied by a 2-color map program and the rich instructor resources of the parent text made available at an affordable price. The sixth edition introduces a breakthrough in teaching and learning through the addition ofLaunchPad, which combines carefully-curated new assignments and assessments integrated with the full-length parent text e-book-the same narrative in the Value Edition but with full color art and maps and more features for analysis-in its own intuitive course space. The American Promise Value Edition with LaunchPad now provides the best formats for every activity-the print book allows for a seamless reading experience whileLaunchPad provides the right space for active learning assignments and dynamic course management tools that measure and analyze student progress.LaunchPad comes with a wealth of primary sources and special critical thinking activities to help students progress toward learning outcomes;LearningCurve, the adaptive learning tool that students love to use to cement their understanding of the text and instructors love to assign to prepare students for class; and a suite of instructor resources from videos to test banks that make teaching simpler and more effective.
Climate policy hits Turf Moor: follow Burnley's adventure in Europe and their roller-coaster struggle for survival in the Premiership while racing through an unconventional take on climate policy. This is a funny book, written in the earthy and irreverent language of the terraces. But it has a serious subtext - about climate change. It's a series of conversations between Joe, a Burnley lad who is football mad, and Professor Igor who's obsessed with climate change. Joe thinks that worrying about climate change is a waste of time. Igor can't understand why 22 grown men would put on shorts and run around after a ball. Igor agrees to spend a season with Joe going to every Burnley game, and in return Joe and his family listen to the Professor rattle on about climate policy. The book examines why preventing climate change is so difficult, and asks whether it is more a social and political problem than a technological one? Will we have to change our lifestyle? Would new legislation addressing climate change be so unpopular with the public that politicians will backtrack? How will industry be affected? Notes at the back of the book summarize all the serious climate-change material so the reader can look up the important messages in the book without having to stand on the terraces.
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