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Fur Tales From The Freedom Train And Beyond

Author : Rhonda Sims
ISBN : 9780578055763
Genre : Animal rescue
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Fur Tales will allow readers an in-depth and personal look into the world of animal rescue and transports, as experienced by Freedom Train Animal Rescue Transports founder Rhonda Sims. Sims shares the often misunderstood motivations, and emotional highs and lows of her involvement in animal rescue and transport. Be prepared to experience a plethora of emotions as you read the incredible stories of the people and animals featured in this book. Sims' stories are real and as such contain stories of animals that have been saved from shelters and neglectful/abusive situations. Rest assured that for every painful first impression, there are wonderful end results as each of the animals featured in this book has found lasting love and permanent homes. The main purpose of this book is to raise awareness of the problems facing our society in regards to animal welfare. Sims hopes to motivate people to reconsider such things as spaying/neutering and chaining of animals, and to consider becoming part of the solution.

Beyond Contempt

Author : Peter Jukes
ISBN : 9780993040719
Genre : Political Science
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A factual account of the trial of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper journalists for phone hacking, corruption of officials, and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. His favourite executive, Rebekah Brooks, editor of the News of the World and The Sun, was acquitted and her friend and colleague Andy Coulson jailed. This book covers every twist and turn of the case, which took place at the Old Bailey in London in 2013 and 2014. It includes a list of the charges, defendants and their counsel and previously unreported material.

Tales Of Passion Tales Of Woe

Author : Sandra Gulland
ISBN : 9780743213585
Genre : Fiction
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Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe is the much-awaited sequel to Sandra Gulland's highly acclaimed first novel, The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. Beginning in Paris in 1796, the saga continues as Josephine awakens to her new life as Mrs. Napoleon Bonaparte. Through her intimate diary entries and Napoleon's impassioned love letters, an astonishing portrait of an incredible woman emerges. Gulland transports us into the ballrooms and bedrooms of exquisite palaces and onto the blood-soaked fields of Napoleon's campaigns. As Napoleon marches to power, we witness, through Josephine, the political intrigues and personal betrayals -- both sexual and psychological -- that result in death, ruin, and victory for those closest to her.

The Story Of American Freedom

Author : Edna McGuire
ISBN : STANFORD:36105049354223
Genre : United States
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The Horror Beyond Life S Edge 560 Macabre Classics Supernatural Mysteries Dark Tales

Author : Mary Shelley
ISBN : 9788026898290
Genre : Fiction
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Are you ready to step over the edge? This grand horror collection contains the greatest supernatural mysteries, gothic novels, dark romances & macabre tales: Bram Stoker: Dracula The Squaw… John William Polidori: The Vampyre James Malcolm Rymer & Thomas Peckett Prest: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Rip Van Winkle Edgar Allan Poe: The Cask of Amontillado The Masque of the Red Death The Premature Burial Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Mortal Immortal The Evil Eye Gaston Leroux: The Phantom of the Opera Marjorie Bowen: Black Magic Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray Henry James: The Turn of the Screw The Ghostly Rental… H. P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror The Shunned House… Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood The Haunted House… Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Woman in White Richard Marsh: The Beetle Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles The Silver Hatchet… Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla… Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan… William Hope Hodgson: The Ghost Pirates The Night Land E. F. Benson: The Room in the Tower The Terror by Night… Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Birth Mark The House of the Seven Gables… Thomas Hardy: What the Shepherd Saw The Grave by the Handpost Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey Charlotte Brontë: Jane Eyre Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights Guy de Maupassant: The Horla Horace Walpole: The Castle of Otranto William Thomas Beckford: Vathek Matthew Gregory Lewis: The Monk Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho The Italian Théophile Gautier: Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot M. R. James: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Thin Ghost and Others Ambrose Bierce: Can Such Things Be? Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire Rudyard Kipling: My Own True Ghost Story The City of Dreadful Night The Mark of the Beast… Stanley G. Weinbaum: The Dark Other Émile Erckmann & Alexandre Chatrian: The Man-Wolf… Amelia B. Edwards: The Phantom Coach… Pedro De Alarçon: The Nail Walter Hubbell: The Great Amherst Mystery Some Real American Ghosts Some Chinese Ghosts…

Dear Freedom

Author : Gabriela Denise Enderli Bearth
ISBN : 9783736940987
Genre : Law
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Imprisonment and the Death Penalty in the Novels of the South, the title and context of this doctoral thesis, aims at a literary and cultural analysis of how the experience of confinement and the ensuing death penalty features in a selection of novels on prison and execution, mainly in the US-American South. The purpose is to analyze and show the effect the rigid use of power within prisons can and does have on death row inmates and their families, as represented in fiction. In this context my study is based on three questions: How do power and control over the incarcerated subject appear in the fictional novel? How far can an analogy be stated between reality and fiction in respect to incarceration and treatment of minorities, such as African Americans, juveniles, mentally retarded, and women? How has the representation of the villain changed within the 20th century, and does this change reflect a different perception of the criminal in society? My research includes fifteen novels depicting the life of the protagonist sentenced to death and one serving a life sentence in the time between 1925 and 2005 in the US American South. Protagonists are white or African American male convicts; some of them juvenile and/or mentally retarded. African American and white women are also represented as prisoners, but in a considerably lower number than their male counterparts. Reasons for this dissimilarity will be discussed in the chapter on women on death row. I have chosen a chronological approach in the selection of the texts in order to reflect cultural changes and continuity in the representation of the culprit and the execution of the law under the influence of power and control as mirrored in the chosen texts.

The Greatest Scottish Novels Tales In One Edition

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN : EAN:4064066381325
Genre : Fiction
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Musaicum Books presents the greatest historical novels, adventure classics, legends, romance novels and war stories set in Scottish highlands and moors. Contents: Robert Louis Stevenson: Kidnapped Catriona Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale Weir of Hermiston Walter Scott: Waverley Guy Mannering The Antiquary Rob Roy Ivanhoe Kenilworth The Pirate The Fortunes of Nigel Peveril of the Peak Quentin Durward St. Ronan's Well Redgauntlet Woodstock The Fair Maid of Perth Anne of Geierstein Old Mortality The Black Dwarf The Heart of Midlothian The Bride of Lammermoor A Legend of Montrose Count Robert of Paris Castle Dangerous The Monastery The Abbot The Betrothed The Talisman John Buchan: The Thirty-Nine Steps The Three Hostages Huntingtower Castle Gay The Power-House John Macnab Sir Quixote of the Moors John Burnet of Barns A Lost Lady of Old Years The Half-Hearted Salute to Adventurers Midwinter Witch Wood The Free Fishers O. Douglas: Olivia in India The Setons Penny Plain Ann and Her Mother Pink Sugar The Proper Place The Day of Small Things Priorsford Taken by the Hand Jane's Parlour The House That Is Our Own George MacDonald: David Elginbrod Alec Forbes of Howglen Robert Falconer Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood What's Mine's Mine The Elect Lady Heather and Snow Salted with Fire Malcolm The Marquis of Lossie Sir Gibbie Donal Grant J. M. Barrie: Auld Licht Idylls A Window in Thrums The Little Minister Sentimental Tommy Tommy and Grizel

Tales Of Scottish Highlands Moors 70 Historical Novels Adventure Classics Victorian Romances

Author : Walter Scott
ISBN : EAN:4064066392390
Genre : Fiction
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e-artnow presents to you this unique collection with carefully picked out historical novels, adventure classics, romance novels, war stories and other tales set in Scottish highlands and moors._x000D_ Table of Contents:_x000D_ Robert Louis Stevenson:_x000D_ Kidnapped_x000D_ Catriona_x000D_ Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses_x000D_ The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale_x000D_ Weir of Hermiston_x000D_ Walter Scott:_x000D_ Waverley_x000D_ Guy Mannering_x000D_ The Antiquary_x000D_ Rob Roy_x000D_ Ivanhoe_x000D_ Kenilworth_x000D_ The Pirate_x000D_ The Fortunes of Nigel_x000D_ Peveril of the Peak_x000D_ Quentin Durward_x000D_ St. Ronan's Well_x000D_ Redgauntlet_x000D_ Woodstock_x000D_ The Fair Maid of Perth _x000D_ Anne of Geierstein_x000D_ Old Mortality_x000D_ The Black Dwarf_x000D_ The Heart of Midlothian _x000D_ The Bride of Lammermoor_x000D_ A Legend of Montrose_x000D_ Count Robert of Paris_x000D_ Castle Dangerous_x000D_ The Monastery_x000D_ The Abbot_x000D_ The Betrothed_x000D_ The Talisman_x000D_ John Buchan:_x000D_ The Thirty-Nine Steps_x000D_ The Three Hostages_x000D_ Huntingtower_x000D_ Castle Gay_x000D_ The Power-House_x000D_ John Macnab_x000D_ Sir Quixote of the Moors_x000D_ John Burnet of Barns_x000D_ A Lost Lady of Old Years_x000D_ The Half-Hearted_x000D_ Salute to Adventurers_x000D_ Midwinter_x000D_ Witch Wood_x000D_ The Free Fishers_x000D_ Anna Buchan:_x000D_ Olivia in India_x000D_ The Setons_x000D_ Penny Plain_x000D_ Ann and Her Mother_x000D_ Pink Sugar_x000D_ The Proper Place_x000D_ The Day of Small Things_x000D_ Priorsford_x000D_ Taken by the Hand_x000D_ Jane's Parlour_x000D_ The House That Is Our Own_x000D_ George MacDonald:_x000D_ David Elginbrod_x000D_ Alec Forbes of Howglen_x000D_ Robert Falconer_x000D_ Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood_x000D_ What's Mine's Mine_x000D_ The Elect Lady_x000D_ Heather and Snow_x000D_ Salted with Fire_x000D_ Malcolm_x000D_ The Marquis of Lossie_x000D_ Sir Gibbie_x000D_ Donal Grant_x000D_ J. M. Barrie:_x000D_ Auld Licht Idylls_x000D_ A Window in Thrums_x000D_ The Little Minister_x000D_ Sentimental Tommy_x000D_ Tommy and Grizel_x000D_

Obituaries In The Performing Arts 2019

Author : Harris M. Lentz III
ISBN : 9781476679785
Genre : Performing Arts
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The entertainment world lost many notable talents in 2019, including television icon Doris Day, iconic novelist Toni Morrison, groundbreaking director John Singleton, Broadway starlet Carol Channing and lovable Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew. Obituaries of actors, filmmakers, musicians, producers, dancers, composers, writers, animals and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2019 are included in this edition. Date, place and cause of death are provided for each, along with a career recap and a photograph. Filmographies are given for film and television performers.

Ideas And Movements That Shaped America From The Bill Of Rights To Occupy Wall Street 3 Volumes

Author : Michael Green
ISBN : 9781610692526
Genre : History
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America was founded on bold ideas and beliefs. This book examines the ideas and movements that shaped our nation, presenting thorough, accessible entries with sources that improve readers' understanding of the American experience. • Contains more than 200 entries from expert contributors on a wide variety of American ideas and movements, each accompanied by a relevant original document and helpful cross references • Covers ideas and movements across a broad sweep of U.S. history that enable readers to see recurring themes as well as how American thought has evolved • Presents U.S. history through a unique lens that enables students to better comprehend "the mindset of the American people," as opposed to the traditional study of history as a series of important events and people on a fixed timeline

Index To America

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ISBN : 081081661X
Genre : Nineteenth century
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Presents a representative selection, arranged by subject, of more than one hundred books containing information on the life and customs of eighteenth-century America

Schriften Der Bibliothek F?r Zeitgeschichte

Author : Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte (Germany)
ISBN : UCLA:31158013115232
Genre : History
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Secrets Beyond The Door

Author : Maria Tatar
ISBN : 0691117071
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Maria Tatar analyses the many forms the tale of Bluebeard's wife has taken over time, showing how artists have taken the Bluebeard theme and revived it with their own signature twists.

The Story Of China

Author : Michael Wood
ISBN : 9781471176005
Genre : History
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'A learned, wise, wonderfully written single volume history of a civilisation that I knew I should know more about' Tom Holland 'Masterful and engrossing...well-paced, eminently readable and well-timed. A must-read for those who want – and need – to know about the China of yesterday, today and tomorrow' Peter Frankopan China’s story is extraordinarily rich and dramatic. Now Michael Wood, one of the UK's pre-eminent historians, brings it all together in a major new one-volume history of China that is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand its burgeoning role in our world today. China is the oldest living civilisation on earth, but its history is still surprisingly little known in the wider world. Michael Wood's sparkling narrative, which mingles the grand sweep with local and personal stories, woven together with the author’s own travel journals, is an enthralling account of China’s 4000-year-old tradition, taking in life stationed on the Great Wall or inside the Forbidden City. The story is enriched with the latest archaeological and documentary discoveries; correspondence and court cases going back to the Qin and Han dynasties; family letters from soldiers in the real-life Terracotta Army; stories from Silk Road merchants and Buddhist travellers, along with memoirs and diaries of emperors, poets and peasants. In the modern era, the book is full of new insights, with the electrifying manifestos of the feminist revolutionaries Qiu Jin and He Zhen, extraordinary eye-witness accounts of the Japanese invasion, the Great Famine and the Cultural Revolution under Chairman Mao, and fascinating newly published sources for the great turning points in China’s modern history, including the Tiananmen Square crisis of 1989, and the new order of President Xi Jinping. A compelling portrait of a single civilisation over an immense period of time, the book is full of intimate detail and colourful voices, taking us from the desolate Mongolian steppes to the ultra-modern world of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. It also asks what were the forces that have kept China together for so long? Why was China overtaken by the west after the 18th century? What lies behind China’s extraordinary rise today? The Story of China tells a thrilling story of intense drama, fabulous creativity and deep humanity; a portrait of a country that will be of the greatest importance to the world in the twenty-first century.

Images Of The Art Museum

Author : Eva-Maria Troelenberg
ISBN : 9783110341362
Genre : Art
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In recent years, the emerging field of museum studies has seen rapid expansion in the critical study of museums and scholars started to question the institution and its functions. To contribute differentiated viewpoints to the currently evolving meta-discourse on the museum, this volume aims to investigate how the institution of the museum has been visualized and translated into different kinds of images and how these images have affected our perception of these institutions. In this interdisciplinary collection, scholars from a variety of academic backgrounds, including art history, heritage, museums studies and architectural history, explore a broad range of case studies stretching across the globe. The volume opens up debate about the epistemological and historiographical significance of a variety of different images and representations of the Art Museum, including the transformation or adaptation of the image of the art museum across periods and cultures. In this context, this volume aims to develop a new theoretical framework while proposing new methodological tools and resources for the analysis of museological representations on a global scale.

The Civilian

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ISBN : MINN:31951001892670C
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St Nicholas

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Library Of Congress Catalogs

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : UOM:39015082933196
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The Nation

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American Stories

Author : Helene Barbara Weinberg
ISBN : 9781588393364
Genre : Art
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They also consider the artists' responses to foreign prototypes, travel and training, changing exhibition venues, and audience expectations. The persistence of certain themes--childhood, marriage, the family, and the community; the attainment and reinforcement of citizenship; attitudes toward race; the frontier as reality and myth; and the process and meaning of making art--underscores evolving styles and standards of storytelling. Divided into four chronological sections, the book begins with the years surrounding the American Revolution and the birth of the new republic, when painters such as Copley, Peale, and Samuel F.B. Morse incorporated stories within the expressive bounds of portraiture. During the Jacksonian and pre-Civil War decades from about 1830 to 1860, Mount, Bingham, Lilly Martin Spencer, and others painted genre scenes featuring lighthearted narratives that growing audiences for art could easily read and understand.

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