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Candide: or, Optimism by Voltaire (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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<b>In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!</b><br><b><br></b><i>Candide: or, Optimism</i> is a satirical and philosophical work written by Voltaire. It tells the tragi-comic story of Candide, a naïve young

ISBN: 9782806269188

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Capital Cities Across Australia: Darwin

by William Day

<P>As the most northerly capital city on the Australian continent Darwin is unique in many ways. It has a tropical climate it is the capital of the largest Australian territory and its people manage to share the coast and waterways with a ...

ISBN: 9781925860498

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Capital Cities Across Australia: Hobart

by William Day

<P>Founded just a few years after Sydney Hobart is renowned for its historic Georgian buildings and beautiful scenery. The harsh conditions for convicts contrasted grimly with the lifestyle of the free settlers. Find out how both groups actually

ISBN: 9781925860504

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Capital Cities Across Australia: Melbourne

by William Day

<P>Despite its shaky start the British settlement at Port Phillip developed into a colonial city that rivalled Sydney for its wealth and cultural influence. The Gold Rush provided the funds to build magnificent buildings and provide all the ...

ISBN: 9781925860511

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Capital Cities Across Australia: Perth

by William Day

<P>Perth is the capital city of the largest Australian state. Isolated on the west coast of the continent for many years Perth was separated by enormous deserts from all the other colonies until a road was built across the Nullarbor Plain. From ...

ISBN: 9781925860528

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Captivating Classrooms

Educational Strategies to Enhance Student Engagement

by Nicholas D. Young, Christine N. Michael & Jennifer A. Smolinski

<p><em>Captivating Classrooms</em> explores the specific role that student engagement plays in education, it argues that there are myriad factors that undergird meaningful student learning and participation—such as motivation, exciting teaching ...

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Captured History Sports: Ali's Knockout Punch: How a Photograph Stunned the Boxing World

How a Photograph Stunned the Boxing World

by Michael Burgan

<P>Its one of the most famous sports images of all time. Former heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston is sprawled on his back in the boxing rim. Muhammad Ali stands over Liston holding his right hand as if ready to throw another punch. The ...

ISBN: 9780756555313

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Captured History Sports: Black Power Salute: How a Photograph Captured a Political Protest

How a Photograph Captured a Political Protest

by Danielle Smith-Llera

<P>Two American athletes made history at the 1968 Summer Olympics but not on the track. They staged a silent protest against racial injustice. Tommie Smith and John Carlos gold and bronze medalists in the 200-meter sprint stood with heads bowed ...

ISBN: 9780756555306

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Captured History Sports: Olympic Gold 1936: How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth

How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth

by Michael Burgan

<P>Jesse Owens gold-medal winning feats at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin struck a mighty propaganda blow against Adolf Hitler. The Nazi leader had planned to use the German games as a showcase of supposed Aryan superiority. Instead there was ...

ISBN: 9780756555320

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Captured History Sports: Serena vs. Venus: How a Photograph Spotlighted the Fight for Equality

How a Photograph Spotlighted the Fight for Equality

by Danielle Smith-Llera

<P>The final match of the 2001 U.S. Open featuring tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams was groundbreaking. It was first time siblings had squared off in the final match for more than 100 years. And it was the first time both players were ...

ISBN: 9780756555337

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Captured History: Exposing Hidden Worlds

How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

by Michael Burgan

<P>President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis 'the best American I ever knew.' The pioneering photojournalist an immigrant from Denmark drew attention to the poverty and evils of slum life in the late 1800s. Riis won national acclaim when ...

ISBN: 9780756556204

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Captured History: Exposing Hidden Worlds

How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

by Michael Burgan

<P>President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis 'the best American I ever knew.' The pioneering photojournalist an immigrant from Denmark drew attention to the poverty and evils of slum life in the late 1800s. Riis won national acclaim when ...

ISBN: 9780756556181

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Captured History: Face of Freedom

How the Photos of Frederick Douglass Celebrated Racial Equality

by Emma Carlson-Berne

<P>Frederick Douglass abolitionist writer political activist reformer has been called the most important African-American of the 1800s. He was also the most photographed American of the 1800s. Douglass who escaped enslavement to work tirelessly ...

ISBN: 9780756556198

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Captured History: Face of Freedom

How the Photos of Frederick Douglass Celebrated Racial Equality

by Emma Carlson-Berne

<P>Frederick Douglass abolitionist writer political activist reformer has been called the most important African-American of the 1800s. He was also the most photographed American of the 1800s. Douglass who escaped enslavement to work tirelessly ...

ISBN: 9780756556174

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Captured History: Ground Zero

by Don Nardo

<P>The tragic events of September 11 2001 sent shock waves around the globe that are still felt today. Nearly 3000 people died in the terrorist attacks and thousands more were injured. On the afternoon of the attacks three firefighters paused in

ISBN: 9780756554279

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Captured Science History: Chernobyl Explosion: How a Deadly Nuclear Accident Frightened the World

by Michael Burgan

<P>The long-term damage from an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant more than 30 years ago is still unknown. When explosions ripped through the reactor in rural Ukraine then part of the Soviet Union they spewed huge amounts of ...

ISBN: 9780756557485

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Captured Science History: Exxon Valdez: How a Massive Oil Spill Triggered an Environmental Catastrophe

by Michael Burgan

<P>The biggest oil spill in U.S. history that polluted the pristine waters of Alaska decades ago and killed thousands of birds mammals and fish still haunts the people who are living with its aftermath. On Good Friday 1989 the huge oil tanker ...

ISBN: 9780756557478

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Captured Science History: Finding the Titanic

How Images from the Ocean Depths Fueled Interest in the Doomed Ship

by Michael Burgan

<P>On the night of April 14 1912 as it made its first voyage the luxury steamship Titanic struck an iceberg. Then a few hours after midnight on April 15 the ship sank thousands of feet before settling on the ocean floor. And that's where it ...

ISBN: 9780756556402

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Captured Science History: Fukushima Disaster: How a Tsunami Unleashed Nuclear Destruction

by Danielle Smith-Llera

<P>A massive tsunami caused by the strongest earthquake to ever hit Japan triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis since the Chernobyl accident 25 years earlier. The monster waves that crashed into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March ...

ISBN: 9780756557461

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Captured Science History: Trash Vortex: How Plastic Pollution Is Choking the World's Oceans

by Danielle Smith-Llera

<P>Millions of tons of plastic slip into oceans every year. Some floats and travels slowly with the currents endangering the health of marine animals. The rest is hardly visible but is far more dangerous. Tiny bits of plastic sprinkle the ...

ISBN: 9780756557492

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