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A History of Western Appreciation of English-translated Tang Poetry

by Lan Jiang

<p>This book examines the development of English-translated Tang poetry and its propagation to the Western world. It consists of two parts, the first of which addresses the initial stage of English-translated Tang poetry’s propagation, and the ...

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A History of Western Public Law

Between Nation and State

by Bruno Aguilera-Barchet

<p>The book outlines the historical development of Public Law and the state from ancient times to the modern day, offering an account of relevant events in parallel with a general historical background, establishing and explaining the ...

ISBN: 9783319118031

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A History of Women Philosophers

Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers A.D. 500–1600

by M.E. Waithe

<p>aspirations, the rise of western monasticism was the most note­ worthy event of the early centuries. The importance of monasteries cannot be overstressed as sources of spirituality, learning and auto­ nomy in the intensely masculinized, ...

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A History of Women Philosophers

Contemporary Women Philosophers, 1900-Today

by M.E. Waithe

<p>Like their predecessors, and like their male counterparts, most women philosophers of the 20th century have significant expertise in several specialities. Moreover, their work represents the gamut of 20th century philosophy's interests in ...

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A History of Women's Political Thought in Europe, 1700–1800

by Karen Green

<p>During the eighteenth century, elite women participated in the philosophical, scientific, and political controversies that resulted in the overthrow of monarchy, the reconceptualisation of marriage, and the emergence of modern, democratic ...

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A House Divided

The Civil War and Nineteenth-Century America

by Jonathan Daniel Wells

<p>Consolidating one of the most complex and multi-faceted eras in American History, this new edition of Jonathan Wells’s <em>A House Divided</em> unifies the broad and varied scholarship on the American Civil War. Amassing a variety of ...

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A Jamaican Plantation

The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970

by Michael Craton & James Walvin

<p>Worthy Park has archives covering much of its three-hundred year history. Using these records, the authors have written the first complete history of a West Indian sugar estate. However, this is not just the story of a single Jamaican ...

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A Jew Hides Well

by John Hildreth Atkins

<p>There has never been a book about the assassination of JFK on the market that exposed so much of the truth that has been hidden from us for so long. This writer is a genius who deserves the chance to prove it. Everything that most people ...

ISBN: 9780359091928

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A Joosr Guide to... First Women by Kate Brower: The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies

by Joosr

<p>In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books ...

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A Journal of the Disasters in Affghanistan, 1841-2

by Florentia Sale

ISBN: 1230000845403

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A Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama 1497-1499

by E.G. Ravenstein

<p>THE discovery of an ocean route to India, in 1497-98, marks an epoch in the history of geographical exploration no less than in that of commerce. It confirmed the hypothesis of a circumambient ocean, first put forward by Hecataeus, but ...

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A Journey Through Kelly Country

by Anthony John Dodd

<p>&quot;There's no icon that stands the test of time through Australian history better than Ned Kelly.</p> <p>The words <em>&quot;Such is life&quot;</em> uttered by Ned when facing his demise at the 'Old' Melbourne Goal is synonymous with ...

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A Kennecott Story

Three Mines, Four Men, and One Hundred Years, 1887-1997

by Charles Caldwell Hawley

<p>While copper seems less glamorous than gold, it may be far more important. Copper proved vital to the industrial revolution and indispensable for electrification of America. Kennecott Copper Corporation, at one time the largest producer of ...

ISBN: 9781607813712

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A Kut Prisoner

by Harry Coghill Watson Bishop

<p>Excerpt: &quot;TO THE MEMORY OF ALL THOSE BRITISH AND INDIAN OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE KUT GARRISON WHO HAVE SUFFERED AND DIED IN CAPTIVITY THIS BOOK IS REVERENTLY DEDICATED&quot;</p> ...

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A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

by Isabella L. Bird

Lake Tahoe—Morning in San Francisco—Dust—A Pacific mail-train—Digger Indians—Cape Horn—A mountain hotel—A pioneer—A Truckee livery stable—A mountain stream—Finding a bear—Tahoe. LAKE TAHOE, September 2. I have found a dream of beauty at which ...

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A Land Apart

The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century

by Flannery Burke

<p><strong>Winner, Spur Award for Best Contemporary Nonfiction (Western Writers of America)</strong></p> <p><em>A Land Apart</em> is not just a cultural history of the modern Southwest—it is a complete rethinking and recentering of the key ...

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A Land Made from Water

Appropriation and the Evolution of Colorado's Landscape, Ditches, and Water Institutions

by Robert R. Crifasi

<p><em>A Land Made from Water</em> chronicles how the appropriation and development of water and riparian resources in Colorado changed the face of the Front Range—an area that was once a desert and is now an irrigated oasis suitable for the ...

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A Large-Scale Slave Society of the Early Middle Ages

Slaves and their Families in Early Medieval Bavaria

by Carl I. Hammer

<p>This book is divided into three parts. The first two chapters provide an introduction to the historical problem of early medieval slavery and a short history of Bavaria to provide background information. The next six chapters deal with a ...

ISBN: 9781351962322

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A Legacy Remembered

The African American Community of West Medford

by Edited by: Kristen Johnson & Ann Noling

West Medford, Massachusetts has been home to a thriving African American community, where families have lived for generations since the end of the Civil War. The stories of its residents have been fading as elders die and families move away. ...

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A Letter On the Affairs of America

by Edmund Burke

<p>This letter is a critical examination of the laws passed by the British Parliament against Colonies during the American Revolution.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781329385177

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