A Winter in the North Woods: Introducting the Metaphorical Imperative and Kindred Matters with a Prologue and Epilogue

Author: Edward Lueders

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780940473324

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 148

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How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded

Author: Joshua Schimel

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 0199760233

Category: Mathematics

Page: 221

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"Writing Science is built upon the idea that successful science writing tells a story, and it uses that insight to discuss how to write more effectively. Integrating lessons from other genres of writing and years of experience as author, reviewer, and editor, Joshua Schimel shows scientists and students how to present their research in a way that is clear and that will maximize reader comprehension ... Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. Its insights and strategies will equip science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively and successfully in a competitive industry."--Back cover.
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Travellers from Australia to the Soviet Union in the 1920s-1940s

Author: Sheila Fitzpatrick,Carolyn Rasmussen

Publisher: Academic Monographs

ISBN: 0522855334

Category: Australia

Page: 312

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For Socialists and many liberals, the Soviet Union of the 1920s-1940s was the site of the great Socialist Experiment. Most Australians who travelled there wrote about their extraordinary experiences, and the recent opening of the Soviet archives gave access to the Soviets' reactions to their visitors. Collecting the research of leading historians and writers, Political Tourists explores Soviet tourism through figures such as Eric Ashby, RM Crawford, Reg Ellery, Neill Greenwood, Esmonde Higgins, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Betty Roland and Jessie Street. Drawing on both Australian and Soviet archives, this is a unique insight into the Soviet experience in the 1920s-1940s.
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Author: Zachary Seech

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495506842

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

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Discover an all-in-one guide to writing with Seech’s WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS, 5e. Written specifically for philosophy students, this unique book leads your students through every aspect of writing philosophy papers and serves as an ideal supplement for any philosophy class that includes writing assignments.Seech guides students through each step of creating and organizing a strong philosophy essay--from the conception of a thesis and basic mechanics of writing through conducting effective research and accurately citing sources. Your students learn the skills for formulating articulate, intelligent arguments. Sample essays in the back of the book provide valuable examples for students to reference. This edition introduces students to the organization, style, and reasoning behind the primary types of philosophy papers, including compare-and-contrast, research, and summary and explanatory papers. A new chapter on Internet research (Chapter 7) discusses source accountability and use of the Internet encyclopedia Wikipedia. New discussions on plagiarism in a digital age and word processing today further prepare students for writing success. Widely used and highly praised in prior editions, WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS, 5e, serves as a valuable, ongoing reference for students in any philosophy class. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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An Anthology

Author: Mercedes Lackey,Tanith Lee,C.E. Murphy

Publisher: LUNA

ISBN: 1426840675

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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New York Times bestselling author Mercedes Lackey In an isolated land where the lure of the "Moontide" leads to shipwrecks, a woman is torn between obeying her father or her king. When she chooses to follow a Fool, she discovers magic she'd never expected… at a price that might be too high…. World Fantasy award winner Tanith Lee Struggling under the curse of a dead comrade, Clirando, a warrior priestess unready to face the powers trapped within her, must face "The Heart of the Moon" to reveal what has been hidden…. C.E. Murphy In "Banshee Cries," ritual murders under a full moon lead Jo Walker to confront a Harbinger of Death. Maybe this "gift" she has is one she shouldn't ignore— because the next life she has to save might be her own!
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Unlocking the Family Archive

Author: Polina E. Vaidman

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300191367

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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A wealth of previously unpublished letters and personal documents drawn from the family archives of the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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The Lives of Shirley Graham Du Bois

Author: Gerald Horne

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814773370

Category: History

Page: 363

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One of the most intriguing activists and artists of the twentieth century, Shirley Graham Du Bois also remains one of the least studied and understood. In Race Woman, Gerald Horne draws a revealing portrait of this controvertial figure who championed the civil rights movement in America, the liberation struggles in Africa and the socialist struggles in Maoist China. Through careful analysis and use of personal correspondence, interviews, and previously unexamined documents, Horne explores her work as a Harlem Renaissance playwright, biographer, composer, teacher, novelist, Left political activist, advisor and inspiration, who was a powerful historical actor.
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Author: Kevin Barry

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 1786890194

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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This award-winning story collection summons all the laughter, darkness and intensity of contemporary Irish life. A pair of fast girls court trouble as they cool their heels on a slow night in a small town. Lonesome hillwalkers take to the high reaches in pursuit of a saving embrace. A bewildered man steps off a country bus in search of his identity - and a stiff drink. These stories, filled with a grand sense of life's absurdity, form a remarkably surefooted collection that reads like a modern-day Dubliners.
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Author: Browning Society (London, England)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe V. Wade

Author: Daniel K. Williams

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199391645

Category: Abortion

Page: 400

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"Abortion is the most divisive issue in America's culture wars, seemingly creating a clear division between conservative members of the Religious Right and people who align themselves with socially and politically liberal causes. In Defenders of the Unborn, historian Daniel K. Williams complicates the history of abortion debates in the United States by offering a detailed, engagingly written narrative of the pro-life movement's mid-twentieth-century origins. He explains that the movement began long before Roe v. Wade, and traces its fifty-year history to explain how and why abortion politics have continued to polarize the nation up to the present day"--Provided by publisher.
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A Novel

Author: Kevin Barry

Publisher: Graywolf Press

ISBN: 1555970435

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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* Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Book Award in the First Novel category * A blazingly original, wildly stylish, and pulpy debut novel "City of Bohane, the extraordinary first novel by the Irish writer Kevin Barry, is full of marvels. They are all literary marvels, of course: marvels of language, invention, surprise. Savage brutality is here, but so is laughter. And humanity. And the abiding ache of tragedy." —Pete Hamill, The New York Times Book Review (front page) Forty or so years in the future. The once-great city of Bohane on the west coast of Ireland is on its knees, infested by vice and split along tribal lines. There are the posh parts of town, but it is in the slums and backstreets of Smoketown, the tower blocks of the North Rises, and the eerie bogs of the Big Nothin' that the city really lives. For years it has all been under the control of Logan Hartnett, the dapper godfather of the Hartnett Fancy gang. But there's trouble in the air. They say Hartnett's old nemesis is back in town; his trusted henchmen are getting ambitious; and his missus wants him to give it all up and go straight.
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Author: Julian Schwinger

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486604446

Category: Science

Page: 424

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This monumental collection of 34 historical papers on quantum electrodynamics features contributions by the 20th century's leading physicists: Dyson, Fermi, Feynman, Foley, Oppenheimer, Pauli, Weisskopf, and others. Twenty-nine are in English, three in German, and one each in French and Italian. Editor Julian Schwinger won a Nobel Prize for his pioneering work in quantum electrodynamics.
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How to Capture Readers and Keep Them Engaged

Author: Michael A. Stelzner

Publisher: Michael Stelzner

ISBN: 0977716937

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 199

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Writing White Papers provides more than 200 pages of how-to details for every step of any white paper project--from performing the needs assessment to attracting prospects with creative marketing tactics. --from publisher description.
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Papers from the Third Annual Oxford Winter Symposium in Yiddish Language and Literature, 13-15 December 1987

Author: Dov-Ber Kerler

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9783718650606

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Author: Desmond Hogan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781843517009

Category: Electronic books

Page: 185

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Author: Soren Kierkegaard

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141958669

Category: Religion

Page: 704

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One of the greatest thinkers of the nineteenth century, Søren Kierkegaard (1814-55) often expressed himself through pseudonyms and disguises. Taken from his personal writings, these private reflections reveal the development of his own thought and personality, from his time as a young student to the deep later internal conflict that formed the basis for his masterpiece of duality Either/Or and beyond. Expressing his beliefs with a freedom not seen in works he published during his lifetime, Kierkegaard here rejects for the first time his father's conventional Christianity and forges the revolutionary idea of the 'leap of faith' required for true religious belief. A combination of theoretical argument, vivid natural description and sharply honed wit, the Papers and Journals reveal to the full the passionate integrity of his lifelong efforts 'to find a truth which is truth for me'.
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Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Author: Daniel Ellsberg

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1608196747

Category: Political Science

Page: 432

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Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist for the California Book Award in Nonfiction The San Francisco Chronicle's Best of 2017 List In These Times “Best Books of 2017” Huffington Post's Ten Excellent December Books List LitHub's “Five Books Making News This Week” From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness exposé of the dangers of America's Top Secret, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that continues to this day. Here, for the first time, former high-level defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg reveals his shocking firsthand account of America's nuclear program in the 1960s. From the remotest air bases in the Pacific Command, where he discovered that the authority to initiate use of nuclear weapons was widely delegated, to the secret plans for general nuclear war under Eisenhower, which, if executed, would cause the near-extinction of humanity, Ellsberg shows that the legacy of this most dangerous arms buildup in the history of civilization--and its proposed renewal under the Trump administration--threatens our very survival. No other insider with high-level access has written so candidly of the nuclear strategy of the late Eisenhower and early Kennedy years, and nothing has fundamentally changed since that era. Framed as a memoir--a chronicle of madness in which Ellsberg acknowledges participating--this gripping exposé reads like a thriller and offers feasible steps we can take to dismantle the existing "doomsday machine" and avoid nuclear catastrophe, returning Ellsberg to his role as whistle-blower. The Doomsday Machine is thus a real-life Dr. Strangelove story and an ultimately hopeful--and powerfully important--book about not just our country, but the future of the world.
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presented at the 1993 ASME Winter Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 28-December 3, 1993

Author: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Winter Meeting,American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Heat Transfer Division

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 61

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