Reading-to-Write: Exploring a Cognitive and Social Process

Reading-to-Write: Exploring a Cognitive and Social Process

The Social and Cognitive Studies in Writing and Literacy Series, is devoted to books that bridge research, theory, and practice, exploring social and cognitive processes in writing and expanding our knowledge of literacy as an active constructive process-as students move from high school to college.
This descriptive study of reading-to-write examines …

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At Empire’s Edge: Exploring Rome’s Egyptian Frontier

At Empire’s Edge: Exploring Rome’s Egyptian Frontier

When Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire in 30 B.C. after the deaths of Antony and Cleopatra, its vast and mysterious frontier lands had an important impact on the commerce, politics, and culture of the empire. This engrossing book — part history and part gazetteer — focuses on Rome's Egyptian frontier, describing the ancient fortresses, temples, settlements, quarries, and aqueducts scattered throughout the region and conveying a vivid sense of what life was like for its inhabitants.

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