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A Cavalcade Of Lesser Horrors

Author : Peter Smith
ISBN : 0816675570
Genre : Humor
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Peter Smith on how being human is an awkward, messy, embarrassing business

A Cavalcade Of Collier S

Author : Kenneth McArdle
ISBN : STANFORD:36105126644587
Genre : American literature
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The most memorable stories, articles, and cartoons in the seventy years of the magazine's publication.

Music And The Making Of A New South

Author : Gavin James Campbell
ISBN : 9780807863350
Genre : Social Science
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Startled by rapid social changes at the turn of the twentieth century, citizens of Atlanta wrestled with fears about the future of race relations, the shape of gender roles, the impact of social class, and the meaning of regional identity in a New South. Gavin James Campbell demonstrates how these anxieties were played out in Atlanta's popular musical entertainment. Examining the period from 1890 to 1925, Campbell focuses on three popular musical institutions: the New York Metropolitan Opera (which visited Atlanta each year), the Colored Music Festival, and the Georgia Old-Time Fiddlers' Convention. White and black audiences charged these events with deep significance, Campbell argues, turning an evening's entertainment into a struggle between rival claimants for the New South's soul. Opera, spirituals, and fiddling became popular not just because they were entertaining, but also because audiences found them flexible enough to accommodate a variety of competing responses to the challenges of making a New South. Campbell shows how attempts to inscribe music with a single, public, fixed meaning were connected to much larger struggles over the distribution of social, political, cultural, and economic power. Attitudes about music extended beyond the concert hall to simultaneously enrich and impoverish both the region and the nation that these New Southerners struggled to create.

Land Battles In 5th Century Bc Greece

Author : Fred Eugene Ray, Jr.
ISBN : 9780786467730
Genre : History
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In the 5th century B.C., Greece was a patchwork country of small, independent city-states whose tendency to fight each other was offset only by strong ties to common cultural elements such as language and a unique style of warfare. While surviving myths emphasize heroics and honor, the reality of ancient Greek warfare was that of regular men dealing with everyday problems. Relying heavily on primary sources such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Plutarch, this volume provides the first-ever tactical level survey of all 173 Greek land engagements which occurred during the 5th century B.C., a seminal period in the history of western warfare. Using carefully researched logical probabilities to extend surviving records, the author places each battle within its historical context and analyzes it with a view to documenting significant overall patterns of action. The result is not only a detailed study of each battle complete with maps and battlefield diagrams, but also an overview of general trends in 5th century Greek warfare.

Paris Cavalcade

Author : Eric Whelpton
ISBN : WISC:89097378723
Genre : History
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Cavalcade Of Hooves And Horns

Author : Stephen R. Wilhelm
ISBN : UVA:X000608326
Genre : Cattle trade
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The Mirror Of Literature Amusement And Instruction

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ISBN : NYPL:33433081738969
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Containing original essays; historical narratives, biographical memoirs, sketches of society, topographical descriptions, novels and tales, anecdotes, select extracts from new and expensive works, the spirit of the public journals, discoveries in the arts and sciences, useful domestic hints, etc. etc. etc.

The Video Tape Disc Guide Movies And Entertainment

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ISBN : 0452252555
Genre : Games
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ISBN : UCSC:32106018482874
Genre : Feminism
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A Critical Study Guide To Henry James The Turn Of The Screw

Author : Robert L. Gale
ISBN : IND:30000007178373
Genre : Ghost stories
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