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Neana And Her Magical Adventures

Author : Ida Pearson
ISBN : 1857767780
Genre : Children's stories
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Naina S Adventure

Author : Enakshi Choudhuri
ISBN : 0977632709
Genre : Earth (Planet)
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"Naina, a little girl who lives in America, longs to visit her grandparents who live in India. One night her wish comes true when she goes on a magical journey on the Goodnight Express to spend the day at her grandparents' home in India. During her adventure, Naina learns that as the Earth spins, day and night occur at various times in different parts of the world"--Page 4 of cover.

Bewitching Russian Opera

Author : Inna Naroditskaya
ISBN : 9780190931865
Genre : Music
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In Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage, author Inna Naroditskaya investigates the musical lives of four female monarchs who ruled Russia for most of the eighteenth century: Catherine I, Anna, Elizabeth, and Catherine the Great. Engaging with ethnomusicological, historical, and philological approaches, her study traces the tsarinas' deeply invested interest in musical drama, as each built theaters, established drama schools, commissioned operas and ballets, and themselves wrote and produced musical plays. Naroditskaya examines the creative output of the tsarinas across the contexts in which they worked and lived, revealing significant connections between their personal creative aspirations and contemporary musical-theatrical practices, and the political and state affairs conducted during their reigns. Through contemporary performance theory, she demonstrates how the opportunity for role-playing and costume-changing in performative spaces allowed individuals to cross otherwise rigid boundaries of class and gender. A close look at a series of operas and musical theater productions--from Catherine the Great's fairy tale operas to Tchaikovsky's Pique Dame--illuminates the transition of these royal women from powerful political and cultural figures during their own reigns, to a marginalized and unreal Other under the patriarchal dominance of the subsequent period. These tsarinas successfully fostered the concept of a modern nation and collective national identity, only to then have their power and influence undone in Russian cultural consciousness through the fairy-tales operas of the 19th century that positioned tsarinas as "magical" and dangerous figures rightfully displaced and conquered--by triumphant heroes on the stage, and by the new patriarchal rulers in the state. Ultimately, this book demonstrates that the theater served as an experimental space for these imperial women, in which they rehearsed, probed, and formulated gender and class roles, and performed on the musical stage political ambitions and international conquests which they would later enact on the world stage itself.

North Indian Notes And Queries

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ISBN : UOM:39015014773512
Genre : Folklore
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Frank Leslie S Chimney Corner

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ISBN : OSU:32435074058819
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Fiction Folklore Fantasy Poetry For Children 1876 1985

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ISBN : 0835218317
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American Book Publishing Record Cumulative 1950 1977

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ISBN : UOM:39015079623040
Genre : Reference
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The Wide World Magazine

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ISBN : CHI:79286096
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High Fidelity

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ISBN : MINN:31951001903378E
Genre : High-fidelity sound systems
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"The magazine for music listeners".

New York Times Book Review And Magazine

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ISBN : PSU:000050785483
Genre : Books
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Vanity Fair

Author : Frank Crowninshield
ISBN : PSU:000063005264
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The Motion Picture Guide

Author : Edmond Grant
ISBN : 0933997396
Genre : Motion pictures
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Circling The Sacred Mountain

Author : Robert A. F. Thurman
ISBN : UVA:X004296376
Genre : Religion
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This true story of spiritual mountain adventure is told by a trekking group's leader, a teacher of Tibetan Buddhism, and one of its members, a student struggling to acclimate both physically and emotionally to his surroundings.

Wisdom From The Pearl Necklace

Author : Carol Demma Mau
ISBN : 9781452590134
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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What kind of message can a pearl necklace hold? Find out in this American fairy tale. The Inner World of Earth is filled with magical, mystical creatures that are trying to keep the Earth clean and her animal kingdom healthy. Trudy and her friends are sent out on a wondrous adventure by the queen and king of the American Inner World of Earth. With the help of the elves and many fairies, they set out on a journey to learn how to reach the inner power they all possess so that they can go back and teach the humans of Earth how important they are to Earth’s well-being. This is a fable of fun and a spiritual journey you will not soon forget!

Video Source Book

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ISBN : 1414406290
Genre : Video recordings
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A guide to programs currently available on video in the areas of movies/entertainment, general interest/education, sports/recreation, fine arts, health/science, business/industry, children/juvenile, how-to/instruction.

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Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015054037059
Genre : American literature
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India Today

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ISBN : UVA:X004656516
Genre : India
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American Cinematographer

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ISBN : UCSD:31822022530448
Genre : Cinematography
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Telling Children About The Past

Author : Nena Galanidou
ISBN : UOM:39015077611039
Genre : Education
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The past is 'a foreign place' that contemporary societies can only reach by means of historical and archaeological inferences. When we report our findings and communicate such inferences to members of the public, it is important that we should recognize that children are a special case. Their cognitive abilities are different from those of adults: they must go through a period of apprenticeship in order to become capable of processing critically the information that is presented to them. Children are shown images of the past and told stories about it in various contexts that range from the formal and educational to the informal (for example, the genre of popular books, films and video games about antiquity). These images and stories, whether their source be a professional archaeologist, a teacher or simply an individual with a personal interest in the subject, all share a common factor: they must be fairly simple and easily available to the understanding of the age group at which they are aimed. Representations of this sort tend to ignore recent archaeological debate, continuing to purvey images of the past that are immediately recognizable from a modern perspective and may even actively reinforce that perspective. They are thus intimately connected with contemporary power strategies. This book brings together archeologists, historians, psychologists, and educators from different countries and academic traditions to address the many ways that we tell children about the (distant) past. The concern with this issue is founded on the principle that knowing the past is fundamentally important for human societies, as well as for individual development. The subject is introduced through a consideration of the cognitive and psychological processes that enable children to conceptualize a past at all. Then the many informal and formal contexts of telling are reviewed: digital and printed media, museums and cultural heritage sites, and schools and special classrooms. Benefits and disadvantages of various contexts and approaches are discussed, all seen through the eyes of professionals within these fields. Throughout this discussion, the authors expose many of unquestioned assumptions and preformed images that are routinely presented to contemporary children in narratives of the past. The contributors both examine the ways in which children come to grips with the past at the beginning of the 21st century and critically assess the many ways in which contemporary societies and an increasing number of commercial agents construct and use the past. Considering the widening gap between contemporary theoretical advances in archaeology and what is disseminated to the young, the question is raised about which past we want our children to inherit.

The Publishers Trade List Annual

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105124489209
Genre : American literature
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