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A Long Time Coming

essays on ageing

by Melanie Joosten

<p><strong>SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 NIB: WAVERLEY LIBRARY AWARD FOR LITERATURE</strong></p> <p><strong>A powerful collection of essays exploring what it means to grow old in our youth-obsessed world</strong></p> <p>To live a long life should ...

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A Majestic Matriarchal Golden Age of Love Joy and Peace for all Women with Freedom and Spiritual Virtues

by Dr. Marcus A. Greaves (B.Sc., M.D., N.M.D, H.M.A)

<p>A Majestic Matriarchal Golden Age of Love Joy and Peace for all Women with Freedom and Spiritual Values</p> <p>by Dr. Marcus A. Greaves (B.Sc., M.D., N.M.D, H.M.A)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>A Majestic Matriarchal Golden Age of Peace and Love

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A Material Culture

Consumption and Materiality on the Coast of Precolonial East Africa

by Stephanie Wynne-Jones

<p>A Material Culture focuses on objects in Swahili society through the elaboration of an approach that sees people and things as caught up in webs of mutual interaction. It therefore provides both a new theoretical intervention in some of the ...

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A Matter of Belief: Christian Conversion and Healing in North-East India

by Joshi, Vibha

<p> 'Nagaland for Christ' and 'Jesus Saves' are familiar slogans prominently displayed on public transport and celebratory banners in Nagaland, north-east India. They express an idealization of Christian homogeneity that belies the underlying ...

ISBN: 9780857456731

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A Matter of Breeding

A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs

by MICHAEL BRANDOW

<p>Why would anyone want a dog with a snout so deformed it can hardly breathe just because it vaguely resembles the ones who used to fight bulls in Old England? What’s so alluring about a retriever with a pedigree that its owner can overlook the

ISBN: 9780715651346

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A Medieval Woman's Companion

Women's Lives in the European Middle Ages

by Susan Signe-Morrison

<SPAN STYLE= "" >What have a deaf nun, the mother of the first baby born to Europeans in North America, and a condemned heretic to do with one another? They are among the virtuous virgins, marvelous maidens, and fierce feminists of the Middle ...

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A Metaphysics for the Future

by Robert Allinson

<p>This title was first published in 2001. This work is intended to serve not only as an expression of a new idea of a philosophy, but as an &quot;apologia&quot; for philosophy as a legitimate and independent discipline in its own right. It ...

ISBN: 9781351742030

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A Micro-History of Victorian Liberal Parenting

John Morley's "Discreet Indifference"

by Kevin A. Morrison

<p>This book explores the theory and practice of Victorian liberal parenting by focusing on the life and writings of John Morley, one of Britain’s premier intellectuals and politicians. Reading Morley’s published works—much of which explicitly ...

ISBN: 9783319728117

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A minority and the state

Travellers in Britain in the twentieth century

by Becky Taylor

<p>A minority and the state looks at the relationship between Travellers, or 'Gypsies', and the wider settled society in Britain throughout the twentieth century. This detailed study considers the ways in which the state has tried to create and ...

ISBN: 9781847796813

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A Modern History of the Ismailis

Continuity and Change in a Muslim Community

by Farhad Daftary

<p>The Ismailis have enjoyed a long, eventful and complex history dating back to the 8th century CE and originating in the Shi'i tradition of Islam. During the medieval period, Ismailis of different regions - especially in central Asia, south ...

ISBN: 9780857735263

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A Moment of Equality for Latin America?

Challenges for Redistribution

by Prof Dr Sérgio Costa

<p>Unlike other regions around the world, several Latin American countries have managed to reduce income inequality over the last decade. Higher growth rates and growing employment, but also innovative wage policies and social programs, have ...

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A Moral Defense of Recreational Drug Use

by Rob Lovering

<p >Why does American law allow the recreational use of some drugs, such as alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine, but not others, such as marijuana, cocaine, and heroin? The answer lies not simply in the harm the use of these drugs might cause, but in

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A Moral Theory of Political Reconciliation

by Professor Colleen Murphy

<p>Following extended periods of conflict or repression, political reconciliation is indispensable to the establishment or restoration of democratic relationships and critical to the pursuit of peacemaking globally. In this book, Colleen Murphy ...

ISBN: 9780511849251

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A Mother’s Love

Your daughter asks for your help to die. What would you do?

by Deborah Ziegler

<p><em>Every muscle in my body ached. I told myself to grieve, get it out of my system, so that I could be the mother my daughter needed me to be. The agony of knowing what was coming...endless.</em></p> <p>Just married, vivacious and ...

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A Multilingual Nation

Translation and Language Dynamic in India

by Rita Kothari

<p>How does India live through the oddity of being both a nation and multilingual? Is multilingualism in India to be understood as a neatly laid set of discrete languages or a criss-crossing of languages that runs through every source language ...

ISBN: 9780199095322

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A Multimodal End-2-End Approach to Accessible Computing

by Pradipta Biswas, Carlos Duarte, Patrick Langdon & others

<p>This book illustrates how Interactive Systems can help elderly and disabled populations engage with the world around them by finding methods of overcoming the difficulties these communities face when using such systems by presenting the ...

ISBN: 9781447167082

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A Muslim Diaspora in Australia

Bosnian Migration and Questions of Identity

by Lejla Voloder

<p>In a world of increasingly mixed identities, what does it mean to belong? As western democracies increasingly curtail their support for multiculturalism, how can migrants establish belonging as citizens? A Muslim Diaspora in Australia ...

ISBN: 9781786720658

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A Muslim Response to Evil

Said Nursi on the Theodicy

by Dr Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan & Dr Carool Kersten

<p>While Christian approaches to the problem of evil have been much discussed, the issue of theodicy in Islam is relatively neglected. A Muslim Response to Evil explores new insights and viewpoints and discusses possible solutions to theodicy ...

ISBN: 9781472457776

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A Name Unbroken

by Michael Mason

<p>When Germany occupied Hungary in 1944, fifteen-year-old Miklos Friedman drew on his wits to survive. Recruited into forced labour, sent to a ghetto and, ultimately, to the Nazi camps of Auschwitz and Mühldorf, Miklos never stopped fighting to

ISBN: 9781897470961

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A Nation Apart

The African-American Experience and White Nationalism

by Arnold Birenbaum

<p>This book examines the ongoing struggle for social justice by and for African Americans. Examining the persistent rolling back of civil and voting rights for this population and other minorities since the end of Reconstruction, the author ...

ISBN: 9780429835186

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