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An Inquiry Concerning the Primitive Inhabitants of Ireland

Illustrated by Ptolemy's Map of Erin, Corrected by the Aid of Bardic History

by Thomas Wood

<p>Much learning has been abused, and mueh time wasted in endeavours to prove the authenticity of this history. One of the most learned and zealous supporters of the Milesian story, anxious to show that it could not be void of foundation, has, ...

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An Universal Etymological English Dictionary

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient or Modern, From the Ancient British, Saxon, Danish, Norman, and Modern French, Teutonick, Dutch, Spanish, Italian

by N. Bailey

<p>Having given this {hort Account, by what Steps and Gra dations the Engli/b Tongue is arrived to be what it now is, I {hall proceed to give a brief Account of the hiethod I have taken in the following Work.</p> ...

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Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan

by Toru Dutt

<p>Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by the Indian poet, Toru Dutt.This book will show you the ancient ballads of India,and legend of it.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230001157260

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Ancient Pictures for Little Moderns, or Things Once Seen by Jewish Children

by Frederick Starr

<p>It is a sad thing that the Jews have always had a hard time. They have always, as a race been troubled and oppressed by other nations. Once they had a beautiful and great city and a loved land, but their beautiful city has been mbre than once

ISBN: 9780259635246

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Antiquitates Curiosæ

The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings, Proverbs, and Singular Customs

by Joseph Taylor

<p>Gobu, ditto e Gilt-spur street, why so called Gerrard's Hail, ditto Goodman's Fields, ditto Gracechurch Street, ditto Gray's Inn.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780243804283

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Arapaho Child Life and Its Cultural Background

by M. Inez Hilger

<p>The purpose of the present study is to record the customs, beliefs, and traditions of the primitive Arapaho Indians of the United States as found in the development and training of the child. Childhood among the primitive Arapaho began with ...

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Argentina - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Robert Hamwee

The second-largest country in South America, Argentina has been through great changes in recent years. Its journey from dictatorship to democracy has left many scars, but these are largely eclipsed by the pride and resilience of the Argentinian ...

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Aristology or the Art of Dining

by Thomas Walker

<p>HE doctrines, in which the author of Ammmer ex pounded the first principles which should govern all dinners seem well worthy of reproduction at this time. They may rank even with Solomon's proverbs. The millionaire and the man whose dinner ...

ISBN: 9780259678885

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Artist in Corfu

by Sophie Atkinson

<p>With a beauty of scenery unsurpassed in dainty perfection, and a climate that gives months of exquisite weather, Corfu has been strangely forgotten by our generation, and one can get information of it more readily from the classical scholar ...

ISBN: 9780243685929

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At the Table: Food and Family around the World

Food and Family around the World

by Ken Albala

<p>Almost universally, &quot;dinner&quot; is a key meal in most countries around the world, whether it be a simple dish of rice and beans, a slice of pizza on the go, or a multi-course formal meal. What do the specifics of how a meal is eaten—by

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ATIKA SADEEQA'S SHAKESPEARE

AT THE AGE OF TWELVE PRESERVING THE PRESERVED

by ATIKA SADEEQA

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: justify"><I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt">Shakespeare at the Age of Twelve</SPAN></I><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt"> is for whom Shakespeare is ...

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Australia - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Barry Penney, Gina Teague & Culture Smart!

<p>Australia is different—a vast island-continent with distances so great that the capital of Western Australia is closer to Singapore than it is to Sydney. The landscape embraces magnificent tropical rainforests and deserts the size of several ...

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Bannú or Our Afghan Frontier

by S. S. Thorburn

<p>Lieutenant Edwardes had been. Supplied with the means wherewith to compel submission, or rather to attempt it, in the shape of several Sikh regiments but happily his personal in?uence and tact enabled him to accomplish his task without ...

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Beautiful Wall

by Ray Gonzalez

<div><p><i>Beautiful Wall </I>takes us on a profound journey through the deserts of the Southwest where the ever-changing natural landscape and an aggressive border culture rewrite intolerance and ethnocentric thought into human history. ...

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Beauty around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia

by Erin Kenny & Elizabeth Gackstetter Nichols Ph.D.

<p>Taking the concept of beauty seriously, this encyclopedia examines how humanity has sought and continues to seek what is &quot;beautiful&quot; in a variety of cultural contexts, giving readers an understanding of how to look at beauty both ...

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Beavers Their Ways

And Other Sketches

by Joseph Henry Taylor

<p>The American Beaver — Their Description and Habits as told by Captain Jonathan Carver over one hundred years ago.</p> ...

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Beyond Same-Sex Marriage

Perspectives on Marital Possibilities

by Ronald C. Den Otter, Sonu Bedi, Janet Bennion & others

<p>Although the debate over same-sex marriage in the United States has ended, no one seems to know what lies on the horizon. The conversation about what marriage could be like in the future is no longer confined to academics. In his dissent in ...

ISBN: 9781498512022

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Boys' Book of Indian Warriors

And Heroic Indian Women

by Edwin L. Sabin

<p>When the white race came into the country of the red race, the red race long had had their own ways of living and their own code of right and wrong. They were red, but they were thinking men and women, not mere animals.</p> ...

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Brides and Customs Around the World

by Amar Pardesi

<p>An illustrated portrayal of brides and their dress from all over the world, showing them in their traditional and modern looks.</p> <p>The book is divided into five continents, each showing the interaction in their communities whether it is ...

ISBN: 9781457560965

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Britain - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Paul Norbury

<p>“Cool Britannia” is alive and well today. British culture is at the top of its game—in fashion, popular music, art and entertainment, science and technology, new inventions, and in the rediscovered skills and excellence in engineering that ...

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