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Aaron's Rod

by D. H. Lawrence

There was a large, brilliant evening star in the early twilight, and underfoot the earth was half frozen. It was Christmas Eve. Also the War was over, and there was a sense of relief that was almost a new menace. A man felt the violence of the ...

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Abbotsford to Zion

The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

by Elspeth Wills

<p>Over the centuries countless Scots have travelled to every corner of the globe.</p> <p>This book takes the reader on a journey from the wastes of Greenland to the South African Highlands, from Canada's prairies to Australia's vineyards. It ...

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About Method

Experimenters, Snake Venom, and the History of Writing Scientifically

by Jutta Schickore

<p>Scientists’ views on what makes an experiment successful have developed dramatically throughout history. Different criteria for proper experimentation were privileged at different times, entirely new criteria for securing experimental results

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About St Leonard's

by Mike Umbers

<p>In this book are contained more than thirty articles about the building and history of the Church of St Leonard in Hythe, Kent, England, and its associate Churches. Topics include the Saxon foundation of the building, medieval pilgrimage, ...

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Above the Fold

by Edward C. Davenport

<p>Here are some of the most fascinating stories of disaster, true crime and justice in the 20th Century. Author Edward C. Davenport's style in telling these tales of sadness, power and justice is riveting and carries the reader's interest to ...

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Abraham Lincoln, a History — Volume 02

by John Hay

<p>John Milton Hay was an American statesman and official whose career began as a private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln. However, Hay was also a talented writer and biographer. Thanks to his skillfully guided diplomacy during the ...

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Abraham Lincoln: a History — Volume 01

by John Hay

<p>John Milton Hay was an American statesman and official whose career began as a private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln. Hay was also a talented writer and biographer. Thank to his skillfully guided diplomacy during the critical ...

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Absence of Light — Crawford Hill: A Novel

by Marsha J. MacDonald

<p>It is the mid-1800s as Brandon Stewart, a handsome foreign correspondent for The Illustrated London News, prepares to leave England with his wife and young son for the rice plantations of the pre-Civil War South. But as they arrive to join ...

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Absinthe—The Cocaine of the Nineteenth Century

A History of the Hallucinogenic Drug and Its Effect on Artists and Writers in Europe and the United States

by Doris Lanier

<p>With an alcohol content sometimes as high as 80 percent, absinthe was made by mixing the leaves of wormwood with other plants such as angelica root, fennel, coriander, hyssop, marjoram and anise for flavor. The result was a bitter, potent ...

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Abstraction and Representation

Essays on the Cultural Evolution of Thinking

by Peter Damerow

<p>This book deals with the development of thinking under different cultural conditions, focusing on the evolution of mathematical thinking in the history of science and education. Starting from Piaget's genetic epistemology, it provides a ...

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Absurdist Angles on History

Three Plays

by Merritt Abrash

<p>The plays in Absurdist Angles on History: Three Plays look at absurdities of modern history from three different angles. How World War I Happened applies absurdist dramatic treatment to the outbreak of the war, an episode largely absurd to ...

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Abu

by Kelly Anderson

<p>The American people have a right to know what happened, Why it happened and what their government did about it.</p> <p>This is not an incident involving 5 young soldiers. This incident struck at the moral conscious of our nation. Two ...

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Abydos (Geïllustreerd)

De Aarde en haar Volken, 1906

by E. Amélineau

<p>Allereerst wil ik een woord van dankbare herinnering wijden aan het stadje, waar ik vier jaren van mijn leven heb doorgebracht en dat mij belangrijke gegevens heeft verschaft, welker gewicht plotseling voor de oogen der minst helderzienden ...

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Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies

Australia, America and the Fulbright Program

by Alice Garner & Diane Kirkby

<p>The study is the first in-depth analysis of the Fulbright exchange program in a single country: Australia. Drawing on previously unexplored archives and a new oral history, the authors investigate the educational, political and diplomatic ...

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Accidental Agent

Behind Enemy Lines with the French Resistance

by John Goldsmith

<p>John Goldsmith’s wartime exploits are all the more remarkable considering that at first his services were consistently refused due to his being over 30. Not easily deterred he eventually became a tank driving instructor in the ...

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Aces, Airmen and The Biggin Hill Wing

A Collective Memoir 1941 - 1942

by Jon E C Tan

<p>During the Second World War, RAF Biggin Hill was one of Fighter Command’s premier stations. Throughout the Battle of Britain and beyond, it became a hotbed of talent and expertise, home to many of the Command’s most notable and successful ...

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Across Space and Time

Architecture and the Politics of Modernity

by Patrick Haughey

<p>Modernity tends to be considered a mostly Western, chronologically recent concept. Looking at locations in Brazil, Java, India, Georgia, and Yugoslavia, among others, Across Space and Time provides architectural and cultural evidence that ...

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Across the Atlantic: The Adamowicz Brothers, Polish Aviation Pioneers

by Zofia Reklewska-Braun & Kazimierz Braun

During the summer of 1934, two Polish amateur-pilots, Joe (Józef) and Ben (Boleslaw) Adamowicz, who immigrated to the US more than twenty years earlier, flew over the Atlantic on a single-engine plane Bellanca. Their trip took them from New York

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Across the Borders

Financing the World's Railways in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Günter Dinhobl

<p>Until now we have only had relatively narrow economic studies comparing investments in railways with investments in other fields of individual economies. 'Across the Borders' not only opens the door for fundamental new insights into a ...

ISBN: 9781351961004

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Across the Bridge

by Elizabeth James

<p>This is the continuing story of two men, alike in many ways, who travel far from their native land but are both drawn back to Durham, the spectacular mediaeval city that dominates the northeastern counties of England. But there is a ...

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