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A Cultural History of Medical Vitalism in Enlightenment Montpellier

by Elizabeth A. Williams

<p>One of the key themes of the Enlightenment was the search for universal laws and truths that would help illuminate the workings of the universe. It is in such attitudes that we trace the origins of modern science and medicine. However, not ...

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A Cultural History of Sound, Memory, and the Senses

by Joy Damousi & Paula Hamilton

<p>The past 20 years have witnessed a turn towards the sensuous, particularly the aural, as a viable space for critical exploration in History and other Humanities disciplines. This has been informed by a heightened awareness of the role that ...

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A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250–1820

by John K. Thornton

<p>A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250–1820 explores the idea that strong links exist in the histories of Africa, Europe and North and South America. John K. Thornton provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the Atlantic ...

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A Cultural History of the Modern Age

Volume 2, Baroque, Rococo and Enlightenment

by Egon Friedell

<p>This is the second volume of Friedell's monumental <em>A Cultural History of the Modern Age</em>. A key figure in the flowering of Viennese culture between the two world wars, this three volume work is considered his masterpiece. The ...

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A Cultural History of the Modern Age

The Crisis of the European Soul

by Egon Friedell

<p>Volume three of A Cultural History of the Modern Age finishes a journey that begins with Descartes in the first volume and ends with Freud and the psychoanalytical movement in the third volume. Friedell describes the contents of these books ...

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A Cultural History of the Radical Sixties in the San Francisco Bay Area

by Anthony Ashbolt

<p>The San Francisco Bay Area was a meeting point for radical politics and counterculture in the 1960s. Until now there has been little understanding of what made political culture here unique. This work explores the development of a regional ...

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A Cultural Study of Mary and the Annunciation

From Luke to the Enlightenment

by Gary Waller

<p>This book traces the history of the Annunciation, exploring the deep and lasting impact of the event on the Western imagination. Waller explores the Annunciation from its appearance in Luke’s Gospel, to its rise to prominence in religious ...

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A Cynic Looks at Life

by Ambrose Bierce

<p>A Cynic Looks at Life is an essay written by Ambrose Bierce. Misanthropes, grumps, and the hopelessly jaded will relish every ruthlessly witty word of Ambrose Bierce's essay collection A Cynic Looks at Life. Bierce unleashes his jaundiced eye

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A Damaged Reputation

by Harold Bindloss

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

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A Damsel in Distress

by Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

Inasmuch as the scene of this story is that historic pile, Belpher Castle, in the county of Hampshire, it would be an agreeable task to open it with a leisurely description of the place, followed by some notes on the history of the Earls of ...

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A Dangerous Flirtation: Did Ida May Sin?

by Laura Jean Libbey

You are surely jesting to ask my opinion as to whether any one of those young girls would accompany a stranger to a place of amusement. You certainly know, as well as I do, that they wouldn't entertain such a thought for an instant. And even ...

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A Day of Life

Moments in Time

by Jerry Welch

<p>A Day of Life: Moments in Time takes mankind as a protagonist on a daily journey through time where one human seven billion days ago counts down to day one and an environment coping with seven billion humans. The author tries to create a ...

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A Day With John Milton

by May Clarissa Gillington Byron

Ben McKeever was the first to come. Owen Toller and the two Stanley boys were chopping cotton in the bottomland below the Toller house when the first silver notes of the triangle came to them. Owen frowned, resting on his hoe. Now, why would ...

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A Day With Keats

by May Clarissa Gillington Byron

To begin with let me admit that I did it on purpose. Perhaps it was partly from jealousy. It seemed unfair that Other writers should be able at will to drop into a sleep of four or five hundred years, and to plunge head first into a distant ...

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A Day With Lord Byron

by May Clarissa Gillington

The reply of Maximilian to the wealthy courtier who tendered him a goodly purse of gold for a title of nobility, was worthy of that emperor: “I can enrich thee,” he said, “but only thy own virtue can enoble thee” All true grandeur, excellence, ...

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A Day With Samuel Taylor Coleridge

by May Clarissa Gillington Byron

THE CREW OF THE SKELETON SHIP. "Are those her ribs through which the Sun Did peer, as through a grate? And is that Woman all her crew? Is that a Death? and are there two? Is Death that woman's mate? "Her lips were red, her looks were free, Her ...

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A Day With William Shakespeare

by Maurice Clare

IT was early on a bright June morning of the year 1599. The household of Christopher Mountjoy, the wig-maker, at the corner of Silver Street in Cripplegate, was already up and astir. Mountjoy, his wife and daughter, and his apprentice, Stephen ...

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A Day's Ride: A Life's Romance

by Charles James Lever

ISBN: 9781465545480

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A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories of the New and Old West

by Frank Norris

THE BEAR—WHEAT AT SIXTY-TWO As Sam Lewiston backed the horse into the shafts of his backboard and began hitching the tugs to the whiffletree, his wife came out from the kitchen door of the house and drew near, and stood for some time at the ...

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A Decade of Italian Women (Complete)

by Thomas Adolphus Trollope

The degree in which any social system has succeeded in ascertaining woman's proper position, and in putting her into it, will be a very accurate test of the progress it has made in civilisation. And the very general and growing conviction, that ...

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