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Die Zeit Constantins des Großen (German Edition)
by Jacob Burckhardt

Language

German

Pages

476

Publication Date

September 15, 2017

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Die Zeit Constantins des Großen ist erstes Hauptwerk von Jacob Burckhardt. Diese Epoche verstand er als notwendigen Übergang von der Antike zum Christentum und als Grundlage der mittelalterlichen Kultur verstand (vgl. Spätantike). Burckhardt sah Kaiser Konstantin im Unterschied zur seinerzeit vorherrschenden Sichtweise recht negativ, als einen reinen Machtpolitiker, dessen Hinwendung zum Christentum nur politischen Überlegungen geschuldet gewesen sei. <br />Jacob Christoph Burckhardt (1818-1897) war ein Schweizer Kulturhistoriker mit Schwerpunkt Kunstgeschichte.
ESTRAPERLO: Contrabando en la posguerra civil española en la fro...
by Expedi Vazquez

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Spanish

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Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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Novela basada en echos reales, del contrabando en la frontera entre España y Portugal, en la posguerra civil española. Violencia, intriga, humor, amor...
HISTORIA, JESUS Y LA IGLESIA (Spanish Edition)
by , J.A. ZEMAG

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Spanish

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Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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HISTORIA, JESÚS Y LA IGLESIA. Es un encuentro novedoso con el hombre-dios forjado por la historia y constructor de la nueva Iglesia. DESBLOQUEAR, ¿Qué quiere decir? Esto es lo que vamos a tratar de hacer, con el texto de Historia, Jesús y la Iglesia, lo que narra, con el campo social en que tiene lugar, la palestina del siglo primero (I) de nuestra era, y la descripción sublime de los actos controversiales de Jesús y la propuesta de su Iglesia.
BIRCHWOOD FARM GROVE: Underground Secret Societies CALLING OUT JA...
by , Vern Berg

Language

English

Pages

158

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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In 1983 Edward a gatekeeper kept two stocks in a box, which we found in our hometown a century later. This book is an original creation a 33-year Quest into BIRCHWOOD FARM revealing new evidence in scripophily form, comprehensive material that may contradict conventional history. Seeking answers to our questions we embark on a treasure hunt scavenging clues for research. A treasury amassed after compiling tangible objects, of these two paper artifacts kept back in a surreptitious way, foreshadow the Reality of a Hidden Corp. In 1914 secret stocks #18:19 were issued to James Breen, a smelting/mining adept sought-after by money men, including two hotel bros. Ben and Billy and three Copper King’s Clark Daly and Heinze. We have yet to find the others, the unseen power elite shareholders who as a group owned Birchwood Farm as their property. The duo stocks expose secrets along the way leading to the financial stock market paradox/bank panic. Appearances can be deceiving not obvious at first. Under closer scrutiny the stocks provide tangible evidence hidden behind a façade of a farmhouse, where Benjamin entertained Friends at his private club under the guise of the Norman Ranch, situated opposite Spokane House drawing attention away from a tight-knit Corp. that you’re not supposed to know about, largely overlooked by historians. In so doing they have missed the boat. The fact is the better-known Hudson Bay Co. incorporated in 1670 overshadows the BFC. (The two companies were not concurrent.) BIRCHWOOD FARM formed into a legal corporation in 1914 organized by the power of three, in the midst of tight-lipped pioneer players who got in the powerhouse through the back door, where the best thinkers at the time racked their brains working in the shadows of a farmhouse, historically linked financially to Secret Societies, the Spokane Mining Men's Club, Hotel Spokane Stock Exchange, Newspapers/Media, Commerce, Politics, Bohemian Grove Skull & Bones Society Knights of the Golden Circle, Federal Reserve, BFC & WWP Land Co's. Realize that most if not all in this were Freemasons who value secrecy above all else bound together by oaths of protection. (We ourselves are not Freemasons.) Also since no one has solved the riddle of a stranger in 2010 we were summoned to moonlight in addition to our research. We shine light that leads to the identity of a squatter perpetually bound to a strange iconic building a focal point identified as the James Pea vine Jimmy Walton threshing barn to be found facing the HBC site. The company takes center-stage surrounded by the Riverside State Park. James Walton has been wrapped in secrecy a repeated Cliché for his portrayal of Pea vine Jimmy a western cultural icon. It was as if no one had searched for him. After years of misleading directions in our quest in the end we track Pea vine Jimmy! Here and now we reveal James Walton’s obscure ORIGIN ending the misconceptions. A mythical narrative understates his hidden past. Theirs much more to Pea vine Jimmy than what meets the eye! The research focuses on two low profile Innkeepers James and Ben who lodge in the same territory at the same time upon sacred Native grounds. The Pea vine Jimmy threshing barn is just a stone’s throw from the Birchwood Lodge. Yet oddly enough by all accounts these two harbingers did not know one another. Stranger still is a character from those mentioned Jack the Ripper. While certain persons herein are not to blame, they did live concurrent during the multiple murders set in Whitechapel London in 1888. Lastly theirs Ed who let the cat out of the bag with two secret stocks whilst keeping bound an untold amount. It’s a wonder that the stocks have survived the test of time despite the fact that others have been destroyed. Two paper relics originate from a sacred place of rituals and fishing a time of conflict between Native’s and colonists in the midst of the Spokane and Little Rivers where legendary fishing have long since disappeared.<br /><br />
POINT... of the PINK TRIANGLE
by David Edmondson

Language

English

Pages

237

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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<h2><b>75224 – That was his name… etched deeply into his skin with a filthy needle. It would remain with him forever as a reminder of the horrors of the most notorious concentration camp in human history… Auschwitz!</b></h2><br /><br />Pieter Belinsky was a handsome and spirited boy growing up in a small village in Poland without a father but with the support of a dedicated and loving mother. Later forced into hiding, he was ultimately transported, sexually and physically enslaved by a sadistic Block Commander of the most notorious concentration camp in human history… Auschwitz.<br /><br />He learned the lessons of survival by submission, chance, and circumstance. Homosexuals, social deviants were forced to wear the pink triangle. They were inferior to the other groups. Pink triangles were often given impossible work details, severely abused, beaten and tortured, and in some cases castrated.<br /><br />After liberation and a new life in a new land, Pieter became Peter Ballantine, star of the Broadway stage.<br /><br />A chance encounter with his former Commandant in a hotel lobby in New York City gave him an opportunity for revenge… but would that erase the past?<br /><br />***<br />The hypocrisy was nothing. The Lagerfhurer satisfied himself at the expense of a young and innocent Jew while he put thousands of others to death for social deviancy and for defiling the racial laws of the Nazi State.<br /><br />Pieter heard the Capo’s boots on the wooden floor as he spread the sheets onto the bed. “You think I do not watch you boys… you filthy boys.” The Capo’s sarcastic grin exposed a shiny gold tooth as he spat on the floor and turned to leave. “Remember, you will be smoke in the chimneys like everyone. You will get your turn.”<br /><br />“The Jews will lick the asses of the dogs if I tell them to do so. Do you understand me?”<br /><br />“Yes,” Pieter answered.<br /><br />“Now you will put your mouth on me and do as I say.” He pushed his pants down to his knees as he forced Pieter’s head into his lap. He held the black whip in his hand.<br /><br />“Not so fast,” he said as he pushed Pieter away. “Take off your pants. You will stay on your knees like a dog,” he ordered. He grabbed his club and teased Pieter between his legs. He swung the club into Pieter’s back which caused him to wince with pain. He continued to rotate the club between Pieter’s legs. Violently he inserted the club with such force that Pieter blacked out from the pain. He regained consciousness with a lash of the whip across his back. His head was forced into the lap of the Lagerfhurer. “Now finish,” he demanded. The Lagerfhurer jerked. With a slight smile on his lips, his heartbeat pulsated in his neck as he gave Pieter a final lash of the whip which failed to make contact. “Leave! Go, you swine. Get out and leave me now,” he barked as he fastened his pants.
A BABY BOOMERS HISTORY OF GUILDERLAND
by John F Green

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English

Pages

127

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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Faded photographs, covered now with lines and creases, tickets torn if half, memories of times and places…<br />The town of Guilderland, NY has a long, rich history dating even before its incorporation in 1803. This well documented. <br />For the baby boomer generation however, the town holds a different history, not covered in any textbook. We did not consider it history at the time because we were living in it. Places we lived, loved, learned, worked and played, taken for granted, as though nothing would ever change. Those days from the 1950’s to 1980’s, were times of great change, not only in the culture of America, but also as reflected in the town. The town of Guilderland, a mostly rural suburb coupled with the hamlet of Guilderland Center and the village of Altamont, nestled quietly between Albany and Schenectady. McKownville, Westmere, and the eastern part of the hamlet of Guilderland proper, closest to Albany saw the first rise in housing developments. The Fort Hunter area because of its proximity to Rotterdam and Schenectady was similar. Altamont was, and still is, a self-contained village. The town was just beginning to move into full suburban mode. Crowing roosters, farmer’s fields, roadside stands, empty fields, streams and woods soon replaced by ice cream shops, diners, bowling alleys, bars, burger joints, housing developments and schools. To coin a phrase, it might have been be called – “Burbrural.”<br /><br />Like much of history, it didn’t last long. Pictorial evidence is scarce. What little there is resides in old photo albums or shoeboxes. And in this book. The day of digital images from cameras, phones or tablets was decades away. Who gave any thought to snapping a photo of Carvel, Frosty, The Penguin or Dutcher’s ice cream? We ate, drank and caroused at Fonda’s, Hopper’s, Tommy Polito’s, Dell’s, The Late ‘n’ Lazy or the Village Drummer. Take photos? – no way. <br /><br />Friends or relatives might stay at the Country Squire Motel, Bailey’s Cabins, The Tom Sawyer Motor Inn, the Governors Motor Inn or the M&M Motel. A quick bite to eat was often at the Bumble Bee, Will Roy, Mike’s Diner or Walt’s Subs. Finer, more expensive fare found at The Altamont Manor, The Bavarian Chalet, The Shadow Box, Howard Johnson or Harry’s Beef Bottle and Beer. <br /><br />Lazy summer days were whiled away at McKown’s Grove, Tawasentha Park or French’s Hollow. We saved money to go to the Altamont Fair in August. <br /><br />We bought our groceries at Spinosa’s, Gruelichs, Star Market or the A&P. We filled our tanks and got our oil checked at Joe’s Service Station, O’Hanlon’s or P.L. Turnpike Yattaw Esso. Other needs satisfied by Robert Hall, Western Auto, Robinson & Hennett Hardware, Ted & Marions Sporting Goods, Candy Kraft or Master Cleaners. <br /><br />**<br />It was the place that we lived, learned, loved, worked and played. And not always in that order. Our parents, part of the “greatest generation,” were as varied in their occupations as our grandparents - laborers, farmers, business people, clerks, teachers, house wives, or professionals. Some of us were poor. Some of us were wealthy. Most of us were some place in between. <br />
Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970: International Perspectives ...
by Routledge

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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<P>This edited collection illustrates the way in which women’s experiences of academe could be both contextually diverse but historically and culturally similar. It looks at both the micro (individual women and universities) and macro-level (comparative analyses among regions and countries) within regional, national, trans-national, and international contexts. <BR> <BR>The contributors integrally advance knowledge about the university in history by exploring the intersections of the lived experiences of women students and professors, practices of co-education, and intellectual and academic cultures. They also raise important questions about the complementary and multidirectional flow and exchange of academic knowledge and information among gender groups across programmes, disciplines, and universities. <BR> <BR>Historical inquiry and interpretation serve as efficacious ways with which to understand contemporary events and discourses in higher education, and more broadly in community and society. This book will provide important historical contexts for current debates about the numerical dominance and significance of women in higher education, and the tensions embedded in the gendering of specific academic programs and disciplines, and university policies, missions, and mandates.</P>
Legal Treatises: Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Wo...
by Lynne A. Greenberg

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English

Pages

572

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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The texts reproduced in facsimile in the three volumes of 'Legal Treatises' reconstruct the legal status of the early modern Englishwoman. To facilitate a reading of the treatises by broadly defining many of the laws discussed in great detail in the treatises, a general introduction to the laws of the period provides concise overviews of the structure of the English legal system; the legal education of practitioners of the law; the kinds of legal literature produced in the period; and the legal position of early modern Englishwomen. A bibliography of important secondary scholarship devoted to the early modern Englishwoman's legal position assists the reader in obtaining more specialized knowledge. In addition to the general introduction, a separate introduction to each of the reproduced works is provided, including information about each work's publication and authorship, intended audience, content and reception. In order to provide this framework for the years 1600-1750, this first volume of 'Legal Treatises' reproduces The Lawes Resolutions of Womens Rights (1632), the first known treatise devoted to the legal rights of women. 'The Womans Lawyer,' as the treatise's running headline and spine title read, was published anonymously in 1632; the title page fails to identify the original author of the work, and its authorship remains in question today. At over 400 pages, the text represents a massive effort of consolidation, organizing the disparate and hitherto uncompiled aspects of the common law applicable to women into a logical framework. It is unusual among early modern legal treatises in its stated goal of providing a 'popular kind of instruction' to its readers.
Teaching Subject, A: Composition Since 1966, New Edition
by Joseph Harris

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

January 01, 2012

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<div><br /><p>In this classic text, Joseph Harris traces the evolution of college writing instruction since the Dartmouth Seminar of 1966. <i>A Teaching Subject</i> offers a brilliant interpretive history of the first decades during which writing studies came to be imagined as a discipline separable from its partners in English studies. Postscripts to each chapter in this new edition bring the history of composition up to the present.</p><br /><p>Reviewing the development of the field through five key ideas, Harris unfolds a set of issues and tensions that continue to shape the teaching of writing today. Ultimately, he builds a case, now deeply influential in its own right, that composition defines itself through its interest and investment in the literacy work that students and teachers do together. Unique among English studies fields, composition is, Harris contends, <i>a teaching subject.</i></p><br /></div>
CATERINA cognominata la Brunetta: Simonino de Trento 1475 e il re...
by Roberta Calaresu

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Italian

Pages

73

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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Una ricerca storica, sul Simonino di Trento del 1475, e il relativo processo agli ebrei ingiustamente condannati per quel delitto, mi vedono intercettare, il viaggio che Dante Alighieri ha fatto per giungere a Trento. Il pellegrinare, del sommo poeta fiorentino, da castello in castello, nel Principato Vescovile di Trento, mandato da Bartolomeo I della Scala di Verona, per una missione diplomatica in Trentino. Il diario di viaggio di Dante, la sua Divina Commedia, scritta durante la difficile permanenza nella terra trentina, a lui ostile, lo vede tornare sui suoi passi, lasciando l'Inferno di Trento, per poi proseguire nel Purgatorio delle Alpi Trentine. Infine, nella cornice spettacolare delle Dolomiti, il poeta scriverà il Paradiso dantesco. Trento, come il Dante Alighieri la descrive: la città di Satana, la città di Dite. in questo libro la piattaforma storica a Trento nel 1475, che aiuterà il lettore a comprendere meglio il viaggio di Dante in Trentino, descritto nel secondo libro di questa collana, dal titolo "Trento la città di Satana".

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