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A Look At Musical Treasures of Bygone Eras Third Edition

by Daniel Zimmermann

<p>Featured in this edition are notes on various works of Thomas Tallis, “The Seasons” of Vivaldi, and “Jephte” by Carissimi. The latter contains an English paraphrase of the Latin text. Also treated are a cavatina from “Semiramide,” various ...

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A Machine That Would Go of Itself

The Constitution in American Culture

by Russell Fraser

<p>In this volume, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Michael Kammen explores the U.S. Constitution's place in the public consciousness and its role as a symbol in American life, from ratification in 1788 to our own time. As he examines what the ...

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A Marine's Promise to God

A Memoir of Vietnam

by David L. Ray

<p>Life-threatening, near-death experiences are common subjects for books or television; usually these focus on a single experience in one persons life. A Marines Promise to God, by David L. Ray, follows the author on his tour of Vietnam in ...

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A Mathematician's Journeys

Otto Neugebauer and Modern Transformations of Ancient Science

by Alexander Jones, Christine Proust & John M. Steele

<p>This book explores facets of Otto Neugebauer's career, his impact on the history and practice of mathematics, and the ways in which his legacy has been preserved or transformed in recent decades, looking ahead to the directions in which the ...

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A Mayan Temple In Pompeii

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

<p>The archaeological site of Pompeii in Italy was an ancient Roman town. It was covered in six meters of ash and pumice by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The site lay undisturbed until 1599. The town is a fully preserved time capsule

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A Medical History of Skin

Scratching the Surface

by Kevin Patrick Siena

<p>Diseases affecting the skin have tended to provoke a response of particular horror in society. This collection of essays uses case studies to chart the medical history of skin from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.</p> ...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, a small country town. Stratford was famous for its malting. The black plague killed in 1564 one out of seven of the town's 1,500 inhabitants. Shakespeare was the eldest son of Mary Arden, the ...

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A Milwaukee Woman's Life on the Left

The Autobiography of Meta Berger

by Meta Berger

<p>Wife, mother, schoolteacher, and politician, Meta Schlichting Berger became an activist at a time when women's role in public life -- indeed, evne their right to vote -- was hotly contested. Telling her story in her own words, Meta Berger ...

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A Mingled Yarn

The Life of R.P.Blackmur

by Russell Fraser

<p>R. P. Blackmur was an American critic and poet, as well as a professor of English literature and creative writing at Princeton University. At the time of his death, he had completed five books and numerous plays, poems, and short stories. He ...

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A Mission for Development

Utah Universities and the Point Four Program in Iran

by Richard Garlitz

<p><em>A Mission for Development</em> tells the remarkable story of faculty from three Utah universities who lived and worked in Iran as part of the Point Four Program. Using the experience of these advisers, the book reexamines the rise and ...

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A Modern History of the Somali

Nation and State in the Horn of Africa

by I. M. Lewis

<p>This latest edition of <em>A Modern History of the Somali</em> brings I. M. Lewis's definitive history up to date and shows the amazing continuity of Somali forms of social organization. Lewis's history portrays the ingeniousness with which ...

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A Modern History of the Stomach

Gastric Illness, Medicine and British Society, 1800–1950

by Ian Miller

<p>This is the first exploration of the relationship between the abdomen and British society between 1800 and 1950. Miller demonstrates how the framework of ideas established in medicine related to gastric illness often reflected wider social ...

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A Modern Utopia

by H.G. Wells

<p>H. G. Wells's proposal for social reform was the formation of a world state, a concept that would increasingly preoccupy him throughout the remainder of his life. One of his most ambitious early attempts at portraying a world state was A ...

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A Modern Utopia

by Sheba Blake & H. G. Wells

<p>A Modern Utopia is a novel by H. G. Wells. Because of the complexity and sophistication of its narrative structure A Modern Utopia has been called &quot;not so much a modern as a postmodern utopia.&quot; The novel is best known for its notion

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A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia

by Charles Darwin

<p>Charles Robert Darwin, FRS (12 February 1809 - 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and proposed the scientific theory that this branching pattern of

ISBN: 1230002938622

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A Movement of the People

The Roots of Environmental Education and Advocacy in Alabama

by Katie Lamar Jackson

<p><strong>How a grassroots movement led primarily by women shaped Alabama’s environmental consciousness.</strong></p> <p><em>A Movement of the People: The Roots of Environmental Education and Advocacy in Alabama</em> is a detailed history of ...

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A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay

by Watkin Tench

<p>A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay<br /> Watkin Tench, british marine officer (1758-1833)</p> <p>This ebook presents &laquo;A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay&raquo;, from Watkin Tench. A dynamic table of contents enables ...

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A Nation in Conflict

Canada and the Two World Wars

by Andrew Iarocci & Jeffrey Keshen

<p>The First and Second World Wars were two of the most momentous events of the twentieth century. In Canada, they claimed 110,000 lives and altered both the country’s domestic life and its international position. <em>A Nation in Conflict</em> ...

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A Nation of Neighborhoods

Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

by Benjamin Looker

<p>Despite the pundits who have written its epitaph and the latter-day refugees who have fled its confines for the half-acre suburban estate, the city neighborhood has endured as an idea central to American culture. In <em>A Nation of ...

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A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World

by Charles Darwin

<p>*** Original and Unabridged Content. Made available by GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS***</p> <p>Synopsis:<br /> When the *Beagle* sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of a ...

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