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Imprisoned In English

Author : Anna Wierzbicka
ISBN : 9780199321506
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Imprisoned in English argues that in the present English-dominated world, social sciences and the humanities are locked in a conceptual framework grounded in English and that scholars need to break away from this framework to reach a more universal, culture-independent perspective on things human.

Imprisoned In The Caribbean

Author : Ligia T. Domenech, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781491752708
Genre : History
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Winston Churchill recognized in his memoirs: ?The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril.? His fears would be realized in the Caribbean: By the end of the war, the Germans had sunk four hundred merchant ships in the Caribbean while only losing seventeen U-boats in what was called Operation Neuland. Begun in 1942, the campaign sought to cut the supply lines from the Caribbean to the Allies with the intention of strangling their import-based economies. Colonies of various empires would be left to fend for themselves. Dr. Ligia T. Domenech explores how the campaign hurt the people of the Caribbean, focusing on her native Puerto Rico. Learn about the principal targets of the German U-boats in the Caribbean, the United States? reaction to Operation Neuland, the shortage of essential goods, new industries that developed during the war period, and the blockade's long-lasting effects. To this day, the public and even most historians don't know about the blockade's devastating effects and what it meant to be "Imprisoned in the Caribbean."

U S Citizens Imprisoned In Mexico

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Political and Military Affairs
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173024376129
Genre : Americans
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Narrative Of Don Juan Van Halen S Imprisonment In The Dungeons Of The Inquisition At Madrid And His Escape In 1817 And 1818

Author : Juan van Halen
ISBN : BSB:BSB10067570
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Cobbett S Weekly Political Register

Author : William Cobbett
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106508336
Genre : Great Britain
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Love And Capital

Author : Mary Gabriel
ISBN : 9780316191371
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Brilliantly researched and wonderfully written, LOVE AND CAPITAL reveals the rarely glimpsed and heartbreakingly human side of the man whose works would redefine the world after his death. Drawing upon previously unpublished material, acclaimed biographer Mary Gabriel tells the story of Karl and Jenny Marx's marriage. Through it, we see Karl as never before: a devoted father and husband, a prankster who loved a party, a dreadful procrastinator, freeloader, and man of wild enthusiasms-one of which would almost destroy his marriage. Through years of desperate struggle, Jenny's love for Karl would be tested again and again as she waited for him to finish his masterpiece, Capital. An epic narrative that stretches over decades to recount Karl and Jenny's story against the backdrop of Europe's Nineteenth Century, LOVE AND CAPITAL is a surprising and magisterial account of romance and revolution-and of one of the great love stories of all time.

Psalms In The Early Modern World

Author : Assoc Prof Linda Phyllis Austern
ISBN : 9781409478973
Genre : History
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Psalms in the Early Modern World is the first book to explore the use, interpretation, development, translation, and influence of the Psalms in the Atlantic world, 1400-1800. In the age of Reformation, when religious concerns drove political, social, cultural, economic, and scientific discourse, the Bible was the supreme document, and the Psalms were arguably its most important book.The Psalms played a central role in arbitrating the salient debates of the day, including but scarcely limited to the nature of power and the legitimacy of rule; the proper role and purpose of nations; the justification for holy war and the godliness of peace; and the relationship of individual and community to God. Contributors to the collection follow these debates around the Atlantic world, to pre- and post-Hispanic translators in Latin America, colonists in New England, mystics in Spain, the French court during the religious wars, and both Protestants and Catholics in England. Psalms in the Early Modern World showcases essays by scholars from literature, history, music, and religious studies, all of whom have expertise in the use and influence of Psalms in the early modern world. The collection reaches beyond national and confessional boundaries and to look at the ways in which Psalms touched nearly every person living in early modern Europe and any place in the world that Europeans took their cultural practices.

A Foreign And Wicked Institution

Author : Rene Kollar
ISBN : 9781630876609
Genre : Religion
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Many in Victorian England harbored deep suspicion of convent life. In addition to looking at anti-Catholicism and the fear of both Anglican and Catholic sisterhoods that were established during the nineteenth century, this work explores the prejudice that existed against women in Victorian England who joined sisterhoods and worked in orphanages and in education and were comitted to social work among the urban poor. Women, according to some of these critics, should remain passive in matters of religion. Nuns, however, did play an important role in many areas of life in nineteenth-century England and faced hostility from many who felt threatened and challenged by members of female religious orders. The accomplishments of the nineteenth-century nuns and the opposition they overcame should serve as both an example and encouragement to all men and women committed to the Gospel.

Imprisoned By The Greek S Ring Mills Boon Modern Conveniently Wed Book 4

Author : Caitlin Crews
ISBN : 9781474071932
Genre : Fiction
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His vengeance won’t be complete... ...until he has her as his bride!

Step Up History

Author : Rhona Dick
ISBN : 0237530961
Genre : Scotland
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At the end of the thirteenth century Scotland was without a monarch and Edward I of England seized the opportunity to try to bring Scotland into his kingdom. Robert Bruce made himself king of Scotland and led the fight to keep his country independent. Who was Robert Bruce and was he a real king? What tactics did he use in the battles against the English army? How is he remembered today? Highly illustrated with colour photographs & diagrams. Text is clear and divided into easily digestible paragraphs, whilst key words are highlighted. Suggestion boxes throughout each book provide activites and tips for the reader, whilst a spread at the back for teachers and parents provides more activity suggestions and advice on how to use the book with children.

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