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Download Latina and Latino Voices in Literature: Lives and Works, by Frances A. Day PDF

By Frances A. Day

This revised variation of an award-winning source celebrates the lives and works of 35 Latina and Latino authors who write for present day younger readers. extended to incorporate 12 extra authors, up to date details at the unique 23 authors profiled, and one hundred thirty five new titles, this accomplished reference software is helping academics, librarians, and fogeys remain present on probably the most dynamic components of up to date literature.

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Download The History of Blacks in Canada: A Selectively Annotated by George H. Junne PDF

By George H. Junne

This interesting bibliography of resource fabrics truly demonstrates the numerous roles blacks have performed within the heritage and tradition of Canada from its beginnings in addition to their 400-year struggle for fairness and justice. geared up through region of pastime and province, the resources indexed aspect to blacks' background as infantrymen, prospectors, educators, cowboys, homesteaders, entertainers, legislators, athletes, artists, servants, and writers.

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Download A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia by Lucy Morrison PDF

By Lucy Morrison

Frankenstein is without doubt one of the preferred school room texts in highschool and school, and Shelley's different works are attracting renewed realization. This reference is a entire consultant to her lifestyles and occupation. incorporated are countless numbers of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, neighbors, relations, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and more.Mary Shelley has only in the near past emerged from the shadows of her well-known mom and dad, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, and that of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. at the present time, Frankenstein (1818, 1831) is likely one of the preferred lecture room texts in highschool and faculty, and Mary Shelley's different works are attracting renewed cognizance. those works demonstrate a lot concerning the Romantic literary interval and Shelley's ongoing improvement as a author. as well as her novels, Shelley wrote brief tales, poems, and dramas. those texts illustrate the problems of a transferring literary industry, whereas her trip writings remove darkness from her wealthy own stories and willing mind. This reference is a finished advisor to her lifestyles and career.Included are thousands of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, neighbors, kin, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and extra. a few entries in short determine and contextualize their subject matters, whereas others provide extra large discussions. Many entries cite assets of extra info, and the quantity closes with a bibliography. The paintings is totally cross-referenced and contains a distinctive index and an appendix that discusses the resources of Shelley's quotations.

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Download Wege der Wissenschaft: Einführung in die by Alan F. Chalmers PDF

By Alan F. Chalmers

Chalmers kritische Reflexion über wissenschaftstheoretische Schulen avancierte zum Standardwerk der universitären Lehre. In über 15 Sprachen übersetzt, verdankt es seine Popularität der Tatsache, dass Chalmer die Thematik auch Laien verständlich macht...

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Download Marie de France: An analytical bibliography, Supplement No. by Glyn S. Burgess PDF

By Glyn S. Burgess

This is often the fourth quantity of Marie de France Bibliography, following on from the unique quantity (1977) and the 2 vitamins (1986, 1997). each one quantity offers complete info of versions and translations of the 3 works more often than not attributed to Marie de France (the Lais, the Fables and the Espurgatoire seint Patriz), plus alphabetically prepared lists of books and articles, every one observed via a considerable precis, and data on theses and dissertations.

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Download Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia by Richard A. Lobban Jr. PDF

By Richard A. Lobban Jr.

The historic Dictionary of historic and Medieval Nubia covers the interval from the Paleolithic, the entire classes of old Nubia (Predynastic, Kerma, Dynasty XXV, Napatan, Meroitic, Post-Meroitic) and to the top of medieval Christianity in Nubia (Sudan). This source specializes in Nubian historical past via a Nubian viewpoint, instead of at the extra universal Egypto-centrism viewpoint, and the assurance is predicated at the most up-to-date and most sensible archaeological and epigraphic facts. Newly created maps of the overall region and its particular areas and position names and a photospread exhibiting vital similar good points of the zone are incorporated. a close chronology offers a timeline of old occasions, and an introductory narrative shapes the final background and ends up in the most physique of the paintings within the type of a cross-referenced dictionary. The descriptive entries disguise the most positive aspects of the quarter within the a variety of classes which are key not just to Nubian occasions, but additionally to the $64000 interactions they'd with Egypt to the north. 9 appendices and an intensive bibliography finish this work.Lobban has been educating Nubian experiences in undergraduate school rooms for thirty years, and this e-book is a made from his hands-on studies in addition to large anthropological fieldwork and go back and forth in Sudanese and Egyptian Nubia.

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Download 2008-2009 Annual Supplement to The Piano Book: Buying & by Larry Fine PDF

By Larry Fine

Delivering record costs for greater than 2,500 at present made piano manufacturers and types, in addition to recommendation on tips on how to estimate genuine highway costs to aid negotiate the bottom attainable rate, this annual supplement to The Piano ebook bargains the data essential to differentiate among a whole lot and greatly while procuring a piano. somebody out there for a brand new or used piano—including academics, technicians, scholars, and aficionados—can make a extra expert buy utilizing this definitive and singular consultant. thoroughly up to date info on piano brands, tool versions, costs, and present developments and prerequisites within the piano marketplace is usually incorporated.

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Download Geschichte des politischen Denkens: Band 1.2: Die Griechen. by Henning Ottmann PDF

By Henning Ottmann

Die politische Kultur der westlichen Welt in einer breit angelegten Gesamtschau. Von den Griechen und ihrer Entdeckung von Politik und Demokratie, über die Römer und die christliche Welt bis zur Gegenwart, die vom Kampf um Menschenrechte und dem Totalitarismus zugleich gezeichnet ist, wird das ganze Spektrum des Politischen Denkens vorgestellt. Band 1.2: Die Darstellung setzt ein mit den Klassikern Platon und Aristoteles. Den Abschluss des Bandes bildet der Hellenismus mit seinen Philosophenschulen und Gottkönigen, mit Alexander dem Großen, Epikur, den Kynikern und der Stoa.

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