beyond the great story – history as text discourse



The Story of Israel: From Theodor Herzl To The Dream For Peace The Story of Israel: From Theodor Herzl To The Dream For Peace Новинка

The Story of Israel: From Theodor Herzl To The Dream For Peace

The Story of Israel is an illuminating book that explores the nation's history. Seventy years after Israel declared independence on 14 May 1948, the dramatic events before and since this point form an extraordinary period of history. From Theodor Herzl's efforts to establish a sovereign Jewish nation in Palestine to the 21st-century roadmap for peace and beyond, The Story of Israel brings the period to life as never before. Sir Martin Gilbert's authoritative text is supplemented by more than 150 photographs and maps, as well as rare documents, including pages from Herzl's diary, identification papers of an Exodus refugee and Ben-Gurion's copy of his Declaration of Independence speech - all of which shed light on fascinating history of the country. This is the ultimate guide to the turbulent history of a proud and powerful nation.
Justin, John Selby Watson Justin.s Epitome of the Philippic Histories. : extracted from Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus Justin, John Selby Watson Justin.s Epitome of the Philippic Histories. : extracted from Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus Новинка

Justin, John Selby Watson Justin.s Epitome of the Philippic Histories. : extracted from Gnaeus Pompeius Trogus

The complete English text. Primary source history for Alexander the Great and his successors. The complete English text. Primary source history for Alexander the Great and his successors. The complete English text. Primary source history for Alexander the Great and his successors.
Andrew Lang Olympus and beyond The myths of Troy and Greece Andrew Lang Olympus and beyond The myths of Troy and Greece Новинка

Andrew Lang Olympus and beyond The myths of Troy and Greece

A great retelling of the Greek myths and legends by the master story-teller Andrew Lang, a classic volume that should be in every child's home and school library - and adults' too. A CALLENDER CLASSIC TEXT
Peter Hall Cities of Tomorrow. An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since 1880 Peter Hall Cities of Tomorrow. An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since 1880 Новинка

Peter Hall Cities of Tomorrow. An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design Since 1880

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Peter Hall’s seminal Cities of Tomorrow remains an unrivalled account of the history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. Now comprehensively revised, the fourth edition offers a perceptive, critical, and global history of urban planning and design throughout the twentieth-century and beyond. A revised and updated edition of this classic text from one of the most notable figures in the field of urban planning and design Offers an incisive, insightful, and unrivalled critical history of planning in theory and practice, as well as of the underlying socio-economic challenges and opportunities Comprehensively revised to take account of abundant new research published over the last decade Reviews the development of the modern planning movement over the entire span of the twentieth-century and beyond Draws on global examples throughout, and weaves the author’s own fascinating experiences into the text to illustrate this authoritative story of urban growth
Tim Brick Sharmuziks: Beyond the Great Glad Tim Brick Sharmuziks: Beyond the Great Glad Новинка

Tim Brick Sharmuziks: Beyond the Great Glad

Sharmuziks from the Shmur are very shy creatures and have many different fears. They are afraid of heights, darkness, rain, but event more – they afraid to leave the city and go beyond the Great Glade. Nobody ever dared to do it, but in one evening, everything changed… This book tells about the story of five friends who decided to challenge their fears and do what no one could do – go on an adventurous expedition to find out if there are any other sharmuziks besides them? Moreover, what hidden beyond the Great Glade? The first Shmur expedition beyond the Great Glade has already begun!
H A Guerber The Story of the Greeks H A Guerber The Story of the Greeks Новинка

H A Guerber The Story of the Greeks

H. A. Guerber's The Story of the Greeks provides a basic but thorough history of Greece. Beginning with Greek myth and legend, Guerber moves through major figures, the Trojan war, the city-states of of Sparta and Athens, the Persian War, the adventures of Alexander the Great, before ending with Greece's absorption into the Roman Empire. Although recommended for young adults, The Story of the Greeks is a great introduction to anyone with an interest in classical Greek literature, philosophy, or history.
Michael E Morgan The Untold History of Planet Earth Michael E Morgan The Untold History of Planet Earth Новинка

Michael E Morgan The Untold History of Planet Earth

God tells the true story of her origins, her evolution, her purpose and her adventures from prehistory as well as, the origination and prehistory of man on earth and God's plan for the future of man up to the present and beyond.
Robert Ashford, Stefan J. Padfield The History of Economic Thought. A Concise Treatise for Business, Law, and Public Policy Volume II: After Keynes, Through the Great Recession and Beyond Robert Ashford, Stefan J. Padfield The History of Economic Thought. A Concise Treatise for Business, Law, and Public Policy Volume II: After Keynes, Through the Great Recession and Beyond Новинка

Robert Ashford, Stefan J. Padfield The History of Economic Thought. A Concise Treatise for Business, Law, and Public Policy Volume II: After Keynes, Through the Great Recession and Beyond

This two-volume concise treatise on the history of economic thought is accessibly written for readers interested in business, law, and public policy
Patil Sandeep H. Temporary Answers; Speech Act Theory Patil Sandeep H. Temporary Answers; Speech Act Theory Новинка

Patil Sandeep H. Temporary Answers; Speech Act Theory

Language is an indispensable part of human civilization. It is universal that there is a considerable gap between literal meaning and implied meaning of sentences. The study of language in context is covered by Pragmatics, which is very important to unravel the cluster of implied meanings. Pragmatics provides us a vision to look beyond the world of literal meanings and enjoy a discourse or a text at its best. The speech act theory works as a torch in the appreciation of any text. The present book is an outcome of a research conducted in the light of Speech Act theory on the novel 'Temporary Answers' written by Jai Nimbkar. This book would be a great help to all the students of language and literature in appreciation of the novel 'Temporary Answers'.
Anwar Elsharkawy What is Critical Discourse Analysis. Anwar Elsharkawy What is Critical Discourse Analysis. Новинка

Anwar Elsharkawy What is Critical Discourse Analysis.

Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2013 in the subject Speech Science / Linguistics, grade: Excellent, Shaqra University (Faculty of Education), course: CDA, language: English, abstract: In this paper, a historical outline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) will be presented, and some notions and concepts, such as discourse, critical, text, and semiosis, will be clarified. In doing so, many relationships of CDA to other components such as social structure, social event, social practice, and orders of discourse are introduced in such ways that grant redefinitions to discourse and discourse analysis as well as show why CDA is critical and how its constructing components (critical, discourse, and analysis) draw its meaning and contribute to form its aims and principles.
G.A. Sekon A history of the Great Western Railway G.A. Sekon A history of the Great Western Railway Новинка

G.A. Sekon A history of the Great Western Railway

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "London, Digby, Long", 1895 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.A history of the Great Western Railway. Being the story of the broad gauge.
Robert P. Tucker The History of Elsmere. African American Life in Glassboro, New Jersey Robert P. Tucker The History of Elsmere. African American Life in Glassboro, New Jersey Новинка

Robert P. Tucker The History of Elsmere. African American Life in Glassboro, New Jersey

Communities in the United States are chapters in the great story of this country. And while many of these chapters are well known in our history, there are a great many that need their stories to be told by the people who lived there. In The History of Elsmere: African American Life in Glassboro, New Jersey, author Robert P. Tucker describes middle-class life in a small, semirural South Jersey minority neighborhood, offering a history that spans over three centuries. From the clearing of land for farming to the building of segregated schools and housing developments just twenty miles southeast of Philadelphia, Tucker chronicles the history of the neighborhood as only a lifelong resident could. He also speaks to the harrowing experiences of escaping the Ku Klux Klan and living through the poverty of the Depression, sharing the story of minority life in the community. The history of this small community is an important part of the story of America, and the experiences of the men, women, and children who lived in Elsmere can come together to reflect the spirit of a time and a place. Much of Elsmere has changed, but the memories now live on and can teach us about where we came from-and where we are going.
Агата Кристи While the Lights Last: An Agatha Christie Short Story Агата Кристи While the Lights Last: An Agatha Christie Short Story Новинка

Агата Кристи While the Lights Last: An Agatha Christie Short Story

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time as an ebook.Written during Agatha Christie’s own tour to Africa, a Rhodesian tobacco plantation is the setting for a war widow’s unexpected visitor from beyond the grave…
Scott Kiesling F. The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication Scott Kiesling F. The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication Новинка

Scott Kiesling F. The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication

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The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics. Features contributions from established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural discourse Explores the theoretical perspectives underlying work in the field Examines the history of the field, work in cross-cultural communication, and features of discourse Establishes the scope of this interdisciplinary field of study Includes coverage on individual linguistic features, such as indirectness and politeness, as well as sample analyses of IDC exchanges
Michael Scott The King of the Birds: Beyond the Stars Michael Scott The King of the Birds: Beyond the Stars Новинка

Michael Scott The King of the Birds: Beyond the Stars

A captivating short story taken from the collection, BEYOND THE STARS, written and illustrated by two great Irish talents in children’s fiction todayOn the day of the Winter Solstice, all the birds of Ireland assemble before the wise old Barn Owl to choose their ruler by a trial of flight. When Iolar the Golden Eagle, the largest and most powerful bird there, is challenged to the title by the tiny and mysterious Dreolin the Wren, his feathers aren’t ruffled: he thinks he deserves to win. But perhaps his confidence is misplaced, for having courage, heart and the respect of your peers are just as important as strength and endurance…An uplifting tale of the triumph of ingenuity over strength, whose memorable characters are brought to life by evocative artwork.Look out for the other eleven stories – also available as e-shorts!
Jacob Abbott History of King Alfred of England. Makers of History Jacob Abbott History of King Alfred of England. Makers of History Новинка

Jacob Abbott History of King Alfred of England. Makers of History

Abraham Lincoln raved that this series of historical biographies gave him "just that knowledge of past men and events which I need. I have read them with the greatest interest. To them I am indebted for about all the historical knowledge I have."Considered what we would now call "young adult" literature, this collection, first published between 1848 and 1871, was designed to present a clear, distinct, connected narrative of the lives of the great figures of world history, those people who have been most influential, at least as American author and educator JACOB ABBOTT (1803-1879) saw it from his 19th-century perspective.Wildly popular and republished many times under different collected names, this replica set mimics the 1904 reprint known as the "Makers of History" series. It will delight students of history as well as show the scholar how history telling has changed over the last few centuries.More than 30 other volumes in the series are also available from Cosimo Classics.This volume, dating from 1849, covers the Anglo-Saxon king Alfred the Great (849-899), from before his ascension to the throne through the victory over the Danes and beyond.
Catherine Cornille The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-Religious Dialogue Catherine Cornille The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-Religious Dialogue Новинка

Catherine Cornille The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Inter-Religious Dialogue

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This comprehensive volume brings together a distinguished editorial team, including some of the field’s pioneers, to explore the aims, practice, and historical context of interfaith collaboration. Explores in full the background, history, objectives, and discourse between the leaders and practitioners of the world’s major religions Examines relations between religions from around the world, moving well beyond the common focus on Christianity, to also cover over 12 major religions Features a wealth of case studies on contemporary interreligious dialogue Charts a long-term shift away from a competitive rivalry between belief systems, and a change in focus towards the more respectful, cooperative approach reflected in institutions such as the World Council of Churches Includes up-to-date commentary on the growing dialogue of recent years, written by some of the leading figures working in the field of interfaith discourse
Hendrik Willem van Loon The Story of Mankind, Original Edition (Yesterday's Classics) Hendrik Willem van Loon The Story of Mankind, Original Edition (Yesterday's Classics) Новинка

Hendrik Willem van Loon The Story of Mankind, Original Edition (Yesterday's Classics)

Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states. Richly illustrated with drawings by the author. Winner of the first Newbery Award in 1922, The Story of Mankind has introduced generations of children to the pageant of world history.
Doyle Arthur Conan Beyond the City Doyle Arthur Conan Beyond the City Новинка

Doyle Arthur Conan Beyond the City

Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. His works also include fantasy and science fiction, as well as plays, romances, non-fiction and historical novels. "Beyond the City" is a novel set in the Victorian era. It tells the story of different women, whose desire for money and romance forces them to go way beyond the traditional notions of middle-class life.
A. C. Doyle Beyond the City A. C. Doyle Beyond the City Новинка

A. C. Doyle Beyond the City

Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. His works also include fantasy and science fiction, as well as plays, romances, non-fiction and historical novels. "Beyond the City" is a novel set in the Victorian era. It tells the story of different women, whose desire for money and romance forces them to go way beyond the traditional notions of middle-class life.
G. K. Chesterton A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton, History, Europe, Great Britain G. K. Chesterton A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton, History, Europe, Great Britain Новинка

G. K. Chesterton A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton, History, Europe, Great Britain

Filled with Chestertonian wit, the fast-moving history includes such gemlike observations as, Henry VIII "was almost as unlucky in his wives as they were in their husband." Of the great late Victorian/Edwardian trio of wits: George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, and Chesterton himself, it is Chesterton whose body of work -- writing in an unassuming manner, without great pretension -- may well persist for future generations far longer than its charming, genial author ever imagined.
Eleigh Strong Beyond This Life Eleigh Strong Beyond This Life Новинка

Eleigh Strong Beyond This Life

Beyond This Life is a heartbreaking but beautiful story of a young womans journey through domestic violence. It is a story of a woman who was abused by the man she thought she loveda love that left her nearly dead. As the author recounts the abuse she endured, it is easy to recognize her pain and her resilience.This powerful true story will hopefully awaken you to the reality of domestic violence. As it reveals the cycle of violence, as well as the difficulties that lay in getting out, it is also meant to inspire those who may feel like they are alone.
Hilary Larkin A History of Ireland, 1800-1922. Theatres of Disorder. Hilary Larkin A History of Ireland, 1800-1922. Theatres of Disorder. Новинка

Hilary Larkin A History of Ireland, 1800-1922. Theatres of Disorder.

The years of Ireland's union with Great Britain are most often regarded as a period of great turbulence and conflict. And so they were. But there are other stories too, and these need to be integrated in any account of the period. Ireland's progressive primary education system is examined here alongside the Famine; the growth of a happily middle-class Victorian suburbia is taken into account as well as the appalling Dublin slum statistics. In each case, neither story stands without the other.This study synthesises some of the main scholarly developments in Irish and British historiography and seeks to provide an updated and fuller understanding of the debates surrounding nineteenth- and early twentieth-century history.
Lou Del Bianco Out of Rushmore.s Shadow. The Luigi Del Bianco Story - An Italian Immigrant.s Unsung Role as Chief Carver Lou Del Bianco Out of Rushmore.s Shadow. The Luigi Del Bianco Story - An Italian Immigrant.s Unsung Role as Chief Carver Новинка

Lou Del Bianco Out of Rushmore.s Shadow. The Luigi Del Bianco Story - An Italian Immigrant.s Unsung Role as Chief Carver

Sometimes history does not tell you the whole story.When 8-year-old Lou Del Bianco finds out that his Grandpa Luigi was the Chief Carver on Mount Rushmore, his young life is instantly changed. Follow Lou’s journey as he and his Uncle Caesar make the painful discovery that Luigi is not even mentioned in the most definitive book on Rushmore. Cheer them on as you read the historic documents they unearth from the Library of Congress that not only tell Luigi’s story but also prove his great importance. Finally, ride the roller-coaster of the 25 year journey to get Luigi the recognition he deserves. Out of Rushmore’s Shadow is the dramatic and touching story of Luigi’s legacy and the immigrant’s struggle.
P.J. Lynch The Snow Globe: Beyond the Stars P.J. Lynch The Snow Globe: Beyond the Stars Новинка

P.J. Lynch The Snow Globe: Beyond the Stars

A magical short story from the collection, BEYOND THE STARS, written and illustrated by two great Irish talents in children’s fiction todayCass and her family have moved to Galway because of her dad’s job and Cass is devastated – she misses her old friends and school, and hates living in a strange house in a strange town. But when she stumbles upon a mysterious antique snow globe at the local Christmas market, little does she know that her fortunes are about to change…A heartfelt story, beautifully complemented by gorgeous artwork.Look out for the other eleven stories – also available as e-shorts!
Charles Lord Hawkesbury A Discourse on the Conduct of the Government of Great Britain Charles Lord Hawkesbury A Discourse on the Conduct of the Government of Great Britain Новинка

Charles Lord Hawkesbury A Discourse on the Conduct of the Government of Great Britain

A Discourse on the Conduct of the Government of Great Britain - in Respect to Neutral Nations is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1794.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.
Mark Jabbour Election 2016. The Great Divide, the Great Debate Mark Jabbour Election 2016. The Great Divide, the Great Debate Новинка

Mark Jabbour Election 2016. The Great Divide, the Great Debate

Election 2016: The Great Divide, The Great Debate is a collection of essays written in real time, reacting to and predicting the emergence of Donald J. Trump as a viable then winning candidate-interrupted periodically by fictional analysis from the author and fictional characters, demonstrating the psychological aspects of the campaign regarding the American psyche. In addition, there are fictional futuristic happenings and speculations about what could happen. There are a number of footnotes, some cite sources, some are explanatory, and some are updates of relevant subject matter. Taken as a whole, it a story about an unprecedented event in American and world history.
Agnes C. Laut The conquest of the great Northwest Agnes C. Laut The conquest of the great Northwest Новинка

Agnes C. Laut The conquest of the great Northwest

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "New York, MacMillan", 1914 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.The conquest of the great Northwest, being the story of the Adventurers of England known as The Hudson's Bay Company. New pages in the history of the Canadian Northwest and Western States.
Brian Greenberg The Dawning of American Labor. The New Republic to the Industrial Age Brian Greenberg The Dawning of American Labor. The New Republic to the Industrial Age Новинка

Brian Greenberg The Dawning of American Labor. The New Republic to the Industrial Age

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A concise history of labor and work in America from the birth of the Republic to the Industrial Age and beyond From the days of Thomas Jefferson, Americans believed that they could sustain a capitalist industrial economy without the class conflict or negative socioeconomic consequences experienced in Europe. This dream came crashing down in 1877 when the Great Strike, one of the most militant labor disputes in US history, convulsed the nation’s railroads. In The Dawning of American Labor a leading scholar of American labor history draws upon first-hand accounts and the latest scholarship to offer a fascinating look at how Americans perceived and adapted to the shift from a largely agrarian economy to one dominated by manufacturing. For the generations following the Great Strike, “the Labor Problem” and the idea of class relations became a critical issue facing the nation. As Professor Greenberg makes clear in this lively, highly accessible historical exploration, the 1877 strike forever cast a shadow across one of the most deeply rooted articles of national faith—the belief in American exceptionalism. What conditions produced the faith in a classless society? What went wrong? These questions lie at the heart of The Dawning of American Labor. Provides a concise, comprehensive, and completely up-to-date synthesis of the latest scholarship on the early development of industrialization in the United States Considers how working people reacted, both in the workplace and in their communities, as the nation’s economy made its shift from an agrarian to an industrial base Includes a formal Bibliographical Essay—a handy tool for student research Works as a stand-alone text or an ideal supplement to core curricula in US History, US Labor, and 19th-Century America Accessible introductory text for students in American history classes and beyond, The Dawning of American Labor is an excellent introduction to the history of labor in the United States for students and general readers of history alike.
Ben Fogle Labrador: The Story of the World’s Favourite Dog Ben Fogle Labrador: The Story of the World’s Favourite Dog Новинка

Ben Fogle Labrador: The Story of the World’s Favourite Dog

A social history of Labradors, and how they have become the world’s most beloved dogs, by writer, presenter and long-time dog lover Ben Fogle, whose beloved black Labrador, Inca, famously accompanied him on numerous journeys and adventures.Labradors are the most popular breed of dog in the world. Not only a great family companion, they also excel at hunting, tracking, retrieving, guiding and rescuing. But where did the breed originally come from? How did it develop? When did black, yellow and chocolate Labradors first appear? Did they really all come from Labrador in Canada and are they really all related to just one dog?In this first history of the Labrador, Ben Fogle goes in search of what makes Labradors so special. Their extraordinary companionship, intelligence, work ethic and loyalty is captured by Ben as he weaves the story of the breed into his own story of his beloved Inca.Ben visits Canada, discovers hair-raising stories of early Labrador exploits and uncovers stories of RNIB Labradors and Labradors at war, Labradors as working dogs and every other manifestation of the Labrador’s character. Exploring their origin, early characteristics, their use as gun dogs, as therapy dogs, as police dogs, as search and rescue dogs and last – and absolutely not least – as family pets, Ben tells the story of a dog breed which has captured our imagination and love for hundreds of years.
Faustina Korley Seeing Beyond Faustina Korley Seeing Beyond Новинка

Faustina Korley Seeing Beyond

Seeing beyond, is a story about how God uses ordinary people to do his work on earth, and how that gift becomes a link that will connect so many lives together. Travel with Mr. Yalley as he sees beyond what the ordinary eyes cannot see. Seeing Beyond is fiction but with facts that will bring readers to the foot of the cross, and rededicating or surrendering their lives to God. ls a story about everyday life and things that people go through in life, but the grace of God enables them to forgive. He restores, He blesses beyond our imagination, He shields us from things we will never know about and His manifested power can overcome anything. Hope every reader will fine something to take away when they finish reading. To all my readers I say, thank you and may God bless you.
Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Новинка

Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature

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A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day. Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the detective story, the thriller and science fiction Considers how our understanding of American literature has changed over the past twenty years Offers students an abridged version of History of American Literature, a book widely considered the standard survey text Provides an invaluable introduction to the subject for students of American literature, American studies and all those interested in the literature and culture of the United States
Jeff S Anderson The Old Testament. Its Story and History Jeff S Anderson The Old Testament. Its Story and History Новинка

Jeff S Anderson The Old Testament. Its Story and History

An introduction to the Old Testament that examines the interplay between story and history in the Bible.
Henry Inman, William F. Cody The Great Salt Lake Trail. the History of an Historic Highway Across the Great Plains Henry Inman, William F. Cody The Great Salt Lake Trail. the History of an Historic Highway Across the Great Plains Новинка

Henry Inman, William F. Cody The Great Salt Lake Trail. the History of an Historic Highway Across the Great Plains

In the footsteps of the history of the American WestThis book, written by Colonel Henry Inman in collaboration with William F. Cody, the famous 'Buffalo Bill,' will be a treat for all those interested in the history of the 'Wild West.' The Great Salt Lake Trail was one of the principal highways across the Great Plains at the time of the westward migration that was 'Manifest destiny.' Its path was one which encapsulates the history of the West. It guided the early trappers and saw men like Beckwourth and Sublette. It was the road travelled by the Mormons as they journeyed to find their own promised land. It resounded to the galloping hoof-beats of the young daredevil riders of the Pony Express, as they carried communication across the vast interior, and to the rolling wheels of the overland stage as it opened up travel from the eastern states to the Pacific Ocean. Along its path lived the great horse borne warriors of the American Indian tribes-the Crows, the Blackfeet and the Sioux. It was the bloody ground of the Plains Indian Wars where Buffalo Bill made his name and George Armstrong Custer entered history as the principal figure in the massacre of the 7th U. S Cavalry at the Little Big Horn. As the dust trail gave way to civilization there came the laying of sleepers and tracks as the Union Pacific Railroad brought the wild prairie towards the 20th century. This is an exciting and fascinating history entertainingly told by an expert and is recommend...
H. A. Guerber The Story of the Romans H. A. Guerber The Story of the Romans Новинка

H. A. Guerber The Story of the Romans

Elementary history of Rome, presenting short stories of the great heroes, mythical and historical, from Aeneas and the founding of Rome to the fall of the western empire. Around the famous characters of Rome are graphically grouped the great events with which their names will forever stand connected. Vivid descriptions bring to life the events narrated, making history attractive to the young, and awakening their enthusiasm for further reading and study.
The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World Новинка

The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

A dazzling new history of the modern world, as told through the remarkable story of population change.
Zarei Abbas Ali, Rahmany Ramin, Shakoori Neya Sepide Reading Comprehension Zarei Abbas Ali, Rahmany Ramin, Shakoori Neya Sepide Reading Comprehension Новинка

Zarei Abbas Ali, Rahmany Ramin, Shakoori Neya Sepide Reading Comprehension

The reading skill is one of the most important and useful skills in language learning, particularly in EFL contexts. Finding more effective ways of improving this crucial skill has always been a major concern of teachers and educators, though every teacher and educator has looked at reading from their own perspective. Some have focused on vocabulary as an indispensable element. Others have shifted their attention toward how words are combined to form sentences within a text. Still others have moved beyond the level of sentence and emphasized discourse level features. Depending on their general view of reading, the proponents of each school of thought have developed different types of activities. The aim of this book is to compare the effectiveness of vocabulary, syntax, and discourse-oriented activities on L2 reading comprehension.
Rubenstein Bruce A. Michigan. A History of the Great Lakes State Rubenstein Bruce A. Michigan. A History of the Great Lakes State Новинка

Rubenstein Bruce A. Michigan. A History of the Great Lakes State

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The fifth edition of Michigan: A History of the Great Lakes State presents an update of the best college-level survey of Michigan history, covering the pre-Columbian period to the present. Represents the best-selling survey history of Michigan Includes updates and enhancements reflecting the latest historic scholarship, along with the new chapter ‘Reinventing Michigan’ Expanded coverage includes the socio-economic impact of tribal casino gaming on Michigan’s Native American population; environmental, agricultural, and educational issues; recent developments in the Jimmy Hoffa mystery, and collegiate and professional sports Delivered in an accessible narrative style that is entertaining as well as informative, with ample illustrations, photos, and maps Now available in digital formats as well as print
London Jack The Call of the Wild London Jack The Call of the Wild Новинка

London Jack The Call of the Wild

If you live by your instincts and have a passion for the great outdoors then The Call of the Wild is the story for you! Not only does this edition include the complete, unabridged text, it is also full of extra material to help you get the most from the story and gives lots of recommendations for other adventures you might enjoy.
Rex Greenwood, Ann Brady Dracula - The Untold Story Rex Greenwood, Ann Brady Dracula - The Untold Story Новинка

Rex Greenwood, Ann Brady Dracula - The Untold Story

Originally written in 1985, this updated version of 'Dracula - the Untold Story' invites you to decide whether the story of the 'Count' was based on imagination or reality. Venture into a world beyond this to discover the line between fact and fiction, as seen through the eyes of a man who believed, as we travel a ghostly trail. He believed ghosts are merely lost souls wanting to share their stories with us.
The Hobbit: Facsimile First Edition The Hobbit: Facsimile First Edition Новинка

The Hobbit: Facsimile First Edition

This sumptuous gift set includes a replica of the very rare first edition of The Hobbit, the only edition where one can now read the original version of the story before Tolkien re-edited it to become the one enjoyed by readers since 1951. The Hobbit was published on 21 September 1937, with a print run of 1,500 copies. With a beautiful cover design, nearly a dozen black and white illustrations and two black and red maps by the author himself, the book proved to be popular and was reprinted shortly afterwards. History was already being made. The scarcity of the first edition has resulted in copies commanding huge prices, way beyond the reach of most Tolkien fans. In addition, subsequent changes to the text - particularly those to chapter 5, when Tolkien decided in 1947 to revise the text to bring it better into accord with events as they were developing in its "sequel", The Lord of the Rings - mean that the opportunity to read the book in its original form and format has become quite difficult. This special printing reprints the first edition, so that readers of all ages - not just "children between the ages of 5 and 9", as Rayner Unwin famously declared in his report on the original submission - can finally enjoy Tolkien's story as it originally appeared.
Uwe Mehlbaum Discourse markers in non-native English Uwe Mehlbaum Discourse markers in non-native English Новинка

Uwe Mehlbaum Discourse markers in non-native English

Bachelor Thesis from the year 2008 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,0, University of Bayreuth (Lehrstuhl für Englische Sprachwissenschaft), language: English, abstract: Discourse Marker is a term which is relatively hard to define. A simplified way is to say that it refers to words or phrases which are usually used to structure sequences of a speech or a written text. Examples of Discourse Markers include expressions like actually, you know, well or OK. Discourse Markers are lexemes which could often simply be left out, without changing the semantic function of a sentence, because they usually don't contribute to the sentence's truth-condition or the propositional content. However, they often have other important functions. Apart from being used in order to organise and structure a speech, they often indicate some aspects of attitude (Renkema 2004:169) and the relation between different utterances. Discourse Markers appear very frequently in speeches (usually every few seconds); in written texts they are very frequent as well, though usually not as frequent as in verbal speech. Discourse Markers can also give information about social dimensions, group identity and relations between communicating people (Aijmer 2002:14). Although this definition is by far not entirely comprehensive, it should serve for the moment in order to clarify the subject of this paper. This paper is going to explain the term Discourse Markers in some...
Steven Edmund Winduo Land Echoes Steven Edmund Winduo Land Echoes Новинка

Steven Edmund Winduo Land Echoes

Adventurous Yarawali Haiwanga escaped a society of sorcerers to the unknown land beyond as a young man. He became a shepherd boy at the Catholic mission station in Madang. Yarawali accompanied the first missionaries into the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, which was discovered three years earlier. After serving three years with the mission he was discharged to make a life for himself in the circular world. He turned to Asapang, his girlfriend from the village next to the mission headquarters. Their friendship led to the birth of Mauri and the suicide of Asapang's father. Tension and unease entered their lives, forcing Yarawali to leave again to join the native police force. In the Great Hagen-Sepik Patrol led by Australians, Jim Taylor and John Black, he served as a policeman before World War II arrived in Papua New Guinea. The lives of the main characters are twirled up in the currents of history. Modern history and fiction are weaved together based on the memory of the author's grandfather's life. It is a story of adventure, love, courage, bravery, boldness, and anxieties of the time. The story is also about the modern changes in the land of a thousand tribes. The novel is a passionate expression of the people of Papua New Guinea.
The Great LIFE Photographers The Great LIFE Photographers Новинка

The Great LIFE Photographers

This is a volume of living history the history of our times, as seen by the photographers who captured it. It is the most comprehensive anthology of Life photography ever assembled, and illustrates the strengths that made many of these individuals famous and Life great. This book, an enormous international success in hardback, is now available in a new, compact, paperback edition.
Jimmy A. Long Jonah. A Tale of Mercy Jimmy A. Long Jonah. A Tale of Mercy Новинка

Jimmy A. Long Jonah. A Tale of Mercy

By weaving fictional characters and events that present Jonah as a real man fighting the call of God on his life, the author leads us through a great deal more than the tale of a prophet eaten by a fish. He presents the biblical story of Jonah with historically accurate and interesting details of the time. He skillfully guides us through the life and thoughts of Jonah who runs from God, reluctantly obeys God, and is amazed and even angered at the mercy of God.The story of Jonah and the great fish has always been memorable because it is dramatic. In Jonah, a Tale of Mercy, the story becomes unforgettable as the author’s gripping dialogue and insightful observations teach us as much about ourselves as about the prophet.
Acmon van Gieson Anniversary discourse and history of the First Reformed church of Poughkeepsie Acmon van Gieson Anniversary discourse and history of the First Reformed church of Poughkeepsie Новинка

Acmon van Gieson Anniversary discourse and history of the First Reformed church of Poughkeepsie

Anniversary discourse and history of the First Reformed church of Poughkeepsie is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1893.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.
Acmon Pulaski Van Gieson Anniversary Discourse and History of the First Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie Acmon Pulaski Van Gieson Anniversary Discourse and History of the First Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie Новинка

Acmon Pulaski Van Gieson Anniversary Discourse and History of the First Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie

Anniversary Discourse and History of the First Reformed Church of Poughkeepsie is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1893.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.
The Story of the World Cup: 2018 The Story of the World Cup: 2018 Новинка

The Story of the World Cup: 2018

Brian Glanville's dramatic history of the world's most famous football tournament has become the most authoritative guide to the World Cup. His classic, bestselling account is a vivid celebration of the great players and legendary matches in the competition from Uruguay in 1930 to Brazil in 2014 - as well as a bold attack on those who have mismanaged the 'beautiful game'. Fully revised and updated in anticipation of Russia's hosting of the event in 2018, this is the definitive book on the World Cup for football fans and novices alike.
John Lord Beacon Lights of History, Vol. VIII. Great Rulers (in 15 Volumes) John Lord Beacon Lights of History, Vol. VIII. Great Rulers (in 15 Volumes) Новинка

John Lord Beacon Lights of History, Vol. VIII. Great Rulers (in 15 Volumes)

First published posthumously in 1902, this collection of the lectures of American historian JOHN LORD (1810-1894) is a charming rummage through 6,000 years of European and American history, exploring the past from "the old pagan civilizations" to modern leaders and cultures on both sides of the Atlantic.This replica edition features all the original illustrations, hard to come by in other recent versions. It will delight both readers of history and lovers of beautiful, classic books.Volume VIII: "Great Rulers" covers:• Alfred the Great: the Saxons in England• Queen Elizabeth: woman as a sovereign• Henry of Navarre: the Huguenots• Gustavus Adolphus: the Thirty Years' War• Cardinal Richelieu: absolutism• Oliver Cromwell: English revolution• Louis XIV: the French monarchy• Peter the Great and Frederic the Great: Russian power• and more
Angela Fortnum Pages and Leaflets of North Oxfordshire. My Lineage Pre-1700-1959 Angela Fortnum Pages and Leaflets of North Oxfordshire. My Lineage Pre-1700-1959 Новинка

Angela Fortnum Pages and Leaflets of North Oxfordshire. My Lineage Pre-1700-1959

Every family has a story. And for Angela Fortnum, her maternal family story would begin eight generations before her and reach back to the turn of the eighteenth century in England-and it is a story that she will tell and continue today. In Pages and Leaflets of North Oxfordshire, author Angela Fortnum shares a well-researched family history of her maternal grandfathers, offering a compelling window into the life and times of her ancestors. This history chronicles the Page family's shift from agricultural and labourer life to self-employment and small holding, and it also lists the changes in the family's religious beliefs over time. Angela includes as well a discussion of the richness and diversity of the church and chapel buildings that were linked in some way to her family, each of which tells a story of their own. In the end, the story of the Page family lives on today, as Pages and Leaflets of North Oxfordshire stands as a legacy to Angela and her mother's family and the great changes they experienced over the centuries.
Jones Nigel Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London Jones Nigel Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London Новинка

Jones Nigel Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London

No building has been more intimately involved in the story of Britain than the Tower of London - a mighty, brooding stronghold in the very heart of the capital. This title presents the story of the Tower of London as an ancient structure and as a living symbol of the nation.
Theo Aronson The Golden Bees. The Story of the Bonapartes Theo Aronson The Golden Bees. The Story of the Bonapartes Новинка

Theo Aronson The Golden Bees. The Story of the Bonapartes

Napoleon III, being accused on one occasion of having nothing of the Great Napoleon about him, replied with as much exasperation as wit, that he did, on the contrary, have his relations.This book is a domestic chronicle of the incredible Bonaparte family, a greedy, amorous, quarrelsome and hot-blooded Corsican clan who provided nineteenth-century Europe - and America - not only with two French emperors, but also with a dazzling assortment of pretenders and parvenus, statesmen and eccentrics, great ladies and adventuresses.Plumped on to the thrones of Europe by the career of Napoleon I, who probably took better care of his family than any conqueror in history, the Bonapartes survived the wreck of the two empires they ruled, buzzing around the honeypots of the continent with all the persistence of the imperial bees of Napoleon's crest.This is a personal history, not a political one. It is the family, with its eccentricities, vulgarities and fascinations manifesting themselves in generation after generation, which holds the centre of the stage. The great political, economic and military events of the time are heard dimly as 'noises off'. Napoleon I himself appears as son, brother, husband, father and above all as founder of a dynasty, rather than as a great public figure.But about the family, its feuds, its treacheries, its love affairs, its moments of greatness and of human tragedy, Mr Aronson seems to have missed not one good story, from the squabbles of Napoleon&#...
History of Britain History of Britain Новинка

History of Britain

Make history lessons fun with this amazing guide to British History, containing the most important and unbelivable events that have shaped Great Britain today, including the 2012 London Olympics! This interactive guide is perfect to help children learn, with the amazing video feature that allows them to watch 11 incredible historical videos! Simply scan the pages in the book and watch history come to life, such as World War II, and enjoy over 170 pages packed with fantastic facts and great pictures.
Jacob Abbott History of William the Conqueror. Makers of History Jacob Abbott History of William the Conqueror. Makers of History Новинка

Jacob Abbott History of William the Conqueror. Makers of History

Abraham Lincoln raved that this series of historical biographies gave him "just that knowledge of past men and events which I need. I have read them with the greatest interest. To them I am indebted for about all the historical knowledge I have."Considered what we would now call "young adult" literature, this collection, first published between 1848 and 1871, was designed to present a clear, distinct, connected narrative of the lives of the great figures of world history, those people who have been most influential, at least as American author and educator JACOB ABBOTT (1803-1879) saw it from his 19th-century perspective.Wildly popular and republished many times under different collected names, this replica set mimics the 1904 reprint known as the "Makers of History" series. It will delight students of history as well as show the scholar how history telling has changed over the last few centuries.More than 30 other volumes in the series are also available from Cosimo Classics.This volume, dating from 1849, covers the English monarch William the Conqueror (c. 1027-1087), from his reign in Normandy to the invasion of England and the Battle of Hastings, and beyond.
Marshall E. Kuykendall They Slept Upon Their Rifles Marshall E. Kuykendall They Slept Upon Their Rifles Новинка

Marshall E. Kuykendall They Slept Upon Their Rifles

The story of the Captain Robert H. Kuykendall family in America and the entry of the family with the Anglo Settlement into Mexican/Texas in Stephen F. Austin's Colony in 1821.• Includes Allied families - Early, Hardin, Moore, Shannon and Swift• Includes the Kuykendalls from Texas in the Civil War• Includes the Texas Kuykendall Death Records from 1903-2000The Kuykendall family roots go deeper in Texas than most oak trees. This book is a family history, but it's also the history of Texas.-MIKE COXAustin, TexasIn They Slept Upon Their Rifles, sixth-generation Texan, Marshall Kuykendall, introduces the newcomerto what University of Texas historian Walter Prescott Webb called the "high adventure" of researchingthe past. To one who knows and loves Texas history, he introduces us to the Kuykendall clan, rooted deeply in Texas (the Old 300) and American history. It is a great and compelling story.-RON TYLERFormer Director,Texas State Historical AssociationFew American families can tell a story that covers ten generations as they moved from the Atlantic tothe Pacific. The Hardemans and the Polks come readily to mind, but none have had a chroniclerwho tells their story with the verve, candor, and humor that characterizes this account.-AL LOWMANPast president of the Texas State Historical Association
The Drum Project The Drum. The People.s Story The Drum Project The Drum. The People.s Story Новинка

The Drum Project The Drum. The People.s Story

'The Drum: The People's Story' is a collection of true stories and fascinating real-life tales from the Glasgow housing estate, Drumchapel.The Drum - as it is known locally and with great affection - takes us through the years with personal memories and accounts from Drumchapel people and their stories.Although the book is centred around the funny things and circumstances that happened to the people in the scheme; the book also honours some of the residents who are sadly no longer with us.Includes: real characters, real people accounts, funny stories, comedy lines born in Drumchapel, a touch of history, and some great childhood memories.If you were brought up in Drumchapel then this is the book for you. You never know, you might just be in it.
Asia Khafiz Beyond the Great Mist Asia Khafiz Beyond the Great Mist Новинка

Asia Khafiz Beyond the Great Mist

During long summer evenings under the Central Asian skies, my little sister in her insatiable curiosity demanded new tales. And when all the famous stories had already been told, it became clear that the time had come to create. Thus, the novel “The Great Mist” was born. This fantasy tells the story of love and hate, of passion and longing, of dreams and reality – all on the edges of consciousness and subconsciousness. Wonderful illustrations were made by a talented illustrator, Ksenia Tkach.
Kathleen Gripman American History Made Easy. For ESL Learners Kathleen Gripman American History Made Easy. For ESL Learners Новинка

Kathleen Gripman American History Made Easy. For ESL Learners

As an educator with many years of experience in directing English as a Second Language (ESL) and cross-cultural programs, Kathleen Gripman spotted a troubling gap in the educational preparation of many students. Learning the essentials of American history is a critical educational milestone, but most overviews of America’s story are designed for reading levels beyond the ability of most English Language Learners.Gripman decided to fill that gap with the richly illustrated and fun-to-read book American History Made Easy. The book begins with the meeting of European and native cultures in what is now the U.S. after the voyage of Christopher Columbus in 1492. The story continues through the American Revolution, the expansion of the nation in the 1800s, the Civil War and key events in America’s most recent century of challenges and triumphs. To make students’ studying easier, the book also includes lots of supplemental materials, among them: study questions, the text of the U.S. Constitution, a list of American authors and recommended reading, a glossary and an index.Gripman had the perfect qualifications to meet this challenge as a successful business owner supervising ESL educators in southeast Michigan—and as a developer of some of the literacy-training materials used in her programs. Gripman also had lived overseas, including five years of service in Europe with the U.S. Navy.She designed her overview of American history for the millions of English Language Learners (ELL), in...
Charles Wordsworth A discourse on Scottish Church history from the Reformation Charles Wordsworth A discourse on Scottish Church history from the Reformation Новинка

Charles Wordsworth A discourse on Scottish Church history from the Reformation

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания 1881 года, созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.A discourse on Scottish Church history from the Reformation.

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A concise history of labor and work in America from the birth of the Republic to the Industrial Age and beyond From the days of Thomas Jefferson, Americans believed that they could sustain a capitalist industrial economy without the class conflict or negative socioeconomic consequences experienced in Europe. This dream came crashing down in 1877 when the Great Strike, one of the most militant labor disputes in US history, convulsed the nation’s railroads. In The Dawning of American Labor a leading scholar of American labor history draws upon first-hand accounts and the latest scholarship to offer a fascinating look at how Americans perceived and adapted to the shift from a largely agrarian economy to one dominated by manufacturing. For the generations following the Great Strike, “the Labor Problem” and the idea of class relations became a critical issue facing the nation. As Professor Greenberg makes clear in this lively, highly accessible historical exploration, the 1877 strike forever cast a shadow across one of the most deeply rooted articles of national faith—the belief in American exceptionalism. What conditions produced the faith in a classless society? What went wrong? These questions lie at the heart of The Dawning of American Labor. Provides a concise, comprehensive, and completely up-to-date synthesis of the latest scholarship on the early development of industrialization in the United States Considers how working people reacted, both in the workplace and in their communities, as the nation’s economy made its shift from an agrarian to an industrial base Includes a formal Bibliographical Essay—a handy tool for student research Works as a stand-alone text or an ideal supplement to core curricula in US History, US Labor, and 19th-Century America Accessible introductory text for students in American history classes and beyond, The Dawning of American Labor is an excellent introduction to the history of labor in the United States for students and general readers of history alike.
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