Laughing Matters : Farce and the Making of Absolutism in France

Bawdy satirical plays--many starring law clerks and seminarians--savaged corrupt officials and royal policies in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century France. The Church and the royal court tolerated--and even commissioned--such performances, the audiences for which included men and women from every social class. From the mid-sixteenth century,...

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Men of the Mountains

Written by a beloved American author who grew up in the foothills of the Appalachians, these twenty-one short stories explore the daily lives and activities of Kentucky mountaineers. Life, animate existence, absorbs Jesse Stuart. Never is it more vital than when juxtaposed with death, hence the contrasting motifs of life and death permeating his...

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Christmas Activity Book for Kids : Mazes, Coloring and Puzzles for Kids Ages 4-8

Christmas Activity Book for Kids is the ultimate "Time to be Jolly book" to usher in the Christmas celebratory period. The weeks and days that lead up to Christmas are one of the most exciting periods in any child's life and this activity book was designed to complement that feeling.It is filled with Christmas themed mazes,...

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Insight Travel Map: Ireland

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The Divorce Party

-Sizzle Factor: SPF 50. A secret marriage, lies about affairs . . . even sex on the day of the divorce party- (USA Today)The second novel from Laura Dave, the acclaimed author of Eight Hundred Grapes and Hello Sunshine. In The Divorce Party, she captures a much-discussed cultural phenomenon that has never been profiled in fiction before-divorce...

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David Brainerd : A Flame for God

"...I hardly ever so longed to live to God and to be altogether devoted to Him; I wanted to wear out my life in his service and for his glory ..." David Brainerd Introduction by John Macarthur. David Brainerd was devoted to live for his Lord. He lived a short life but in his four years as a missionary he was blessed with a period of...

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Revelation

Revelation is a central category in many religions. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Mormonism or Unificationists are difficult if not impossible to imagine without it. For some, revelation signifies a decisive event in the past, for others it is a present reality. It plays a central role in shaping religious identities, and it is the reason for...

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Edexcel Economics A Student Guide: Theme 1 Introduction to markets and market failure

Exam Board: EdexcelLevel: AS/A-levelSubject: EconomicsFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: June 2016Reinforce students' understanding throughout the course. Clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers will help to improve exam technique to achieve higher grades.Written by experienced teacher Mark Gavin, this Student Guide...

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Asthma COPD and the Overlap Syndrome

Using illustrative case examples, this book thoroughly reviews similarities and differences between asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the overlap syndrome. It is important to highlight the distinctions because these commonly encountered conditions in respiratory and primary care share many similarities but have important...

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Pop Art

Pop Art was one of the most revolutionary art movements of the twentieth century. During the years of the Macmillan and Eisenhower administrations, a period of peace and prosperity - and complacency - the first Pop artists attempted to deflate the established order. Their audacity at first scandalized the Establisment, but by the mid-1960s their...

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Giraffe

This is a stylish notebook or journal with 150 lined pages, perfect for school, university or work. Dimensions are 21.59cm x 27.94cm. Beautiful glossy softcover, perfect for everyday use. Record all your important details or precious memories. Perfectly spaced between lines to allow plenty of room to write. Who are we? Wild Pages Press are...

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The Boy and His Mud Horse

"Imagine that you are sitting on buffalo robes in the tipi, with the fire at the centre casting flickering shadows on the painted lining behind you. Someone places a glowing coal in front of the storyteller. He rubs his hands in the smoke, and passing them over his head and body, he purifies himself. The Star People looking down through the...

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Green Lantern: The Silver Age Omnibus Vol. 2

The early adventures of the greatest Green Lantern of all time, Hal Jordan, are now collected in their entirety in the GREEN LANTERN: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS series The first adventures of the greatest Green Lantern of all time, Hal Jordan, are now collected in their entirety in the GREEN LANTERN: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS series. These are the tales...

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娱乐八卦The Ticos : Culture and Social Change in Costa Rica

This volume traces the development of Costa Rica's culture and institutions. The authors describe how Costa Rica's economy, government, educational and health-care systems, family structures, religion, and other institutions have evolved, and how this has affected the people's lives.

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Kings & Prophets Time Line - Pamphlet

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Dress and Personal Appearance in Late Antiquity

This book examines the dress and personal appearance of members of the middle and lower classes in the eastern Mediterranean region during the 4th to 8th centuries. Written, art historical and archaeological evidence is assessed with a view to understanding the way that cloth and clothing was made, embellished, cared for and recycled during this...

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Enslaved Women and the Art of Resistance in Antebellum America

Draws on mid-seventeenth to nineteenth-century slave narratives to describe oppression in the lives of enslaved African women. Investigates pre-colonial West and West Central African women's lives prior to European arrival to recover the cultural traditions and religious practices that helped enslaved women combat violence and oppression.

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Reflections on Translation

This collection of essays brings together a decade of writings on translation by leading international translation studies expert, Susan Bassnett. The essays cover a range of topics and will be useful to anyone with an interest in how different cultures communicate. Bassnett draws upon her personal experience to explore issues such as why the...

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An Introduction to Qualitative Research

Lecturers - request an e-inspection copy of this text or contact your local SAGE representative to discuss your course needs.In the new edition of his bestselling book, Uwe Flick introduces all of the main theoretical approaches to qualitative research, and provides unmatched coverage of the full range of methods now available to qualitative...

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Big Bugs 2 Activity Book

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The Italian American Table

Best Food Book of 2014 by The Atlantic Looking at the historic Italian American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 30s, Simone Cinotto recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their children. From generational conflicts resolved around the...

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Remembrance of Earth's Past

An omnibus edition of books 1-3 in China's best-selling apocalyptic space opera trilogy, The Three-Body Problem.

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Summer Boys Bundle

For the first time, get the first three books of the Boys of Summer series for Christian teens in one volume. In Courting the Clearwaters, watch as loner Shawn Carpenter learns just how uncomfortable God will make his life to pull him out of isolation, heal his life, and bring him friendship. Next, hang out on a Mexican horse with Matt Tucker,...

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娱乐八卦Ruffian

During two short seasons at the track, Ruffian was hailed as the greatest thoroughbred filly of all time. Unbeaten in her first ten starts, she shattered one record after another, dazzling crowds with both her beauty and her brilliant speed. Then tragedy struck on the afternoon of July 6, 1975. Ruffian broke down-on the lead-in the middle of a...

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Why Read the Classics?

All that can be done is for each one of us to invent our own ideal library of our classics. from Why Read the Classics?Classics, according to Italo Calvino, are not only works of enduring cultural value, but also something much more personal: talismans, touchstones, books through which we understand our world and ourselves. In Why Read the...

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Therapoetics after Actium

Inspired by classical and Hellenistic "miracles" of medical science, Augustan poets dramatically reshaped the Roman epic by infusing it with medical metaphors and themes. InTherapoetics after Actium, Julia Nelson Hawkins argues that this shift constitutes a veritable Roman "therapoetics." By incorporating medical narratives...

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Dark in Death

Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in the new novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense, and takes on a case of death imitating art... It was a stab in the dark. On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan's neck, then disappeared quietly into the...

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Women's London

Women's London is the only guidebook that focuses on the women who have shaped London through the centuries and the legacy they have left behind. This new book provides the perfect opportunity to explore sights, statues, plaques and buildings associated with famous and some not so famous women who have left their mark on London's...

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A Dangerous Path

ShadowClan has a dark new leader, but will he be satisfied with his power now -- or does his desire for revenge burn even more strongly? Fireheart fears that there is a connection between the rise of Tigerstar and the terrible dreams that haunt his nights, murmuring of danger and death.Meanwhile, a mysterious and vicious threat unlike any other...

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Yukon Territory 2015

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The Alice Network

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White Shell Water Place (Softcover)

This anthology, a companion to the Santa Fe 400th Anniversary Commemoration publication, "All Trails Lead to Santa Fe," affords Native American authors the opportunity to unreservedly express their ideas, opinions and perspectives on the historical and cultural aspects of Santa Fe using their own voice and preferred writing styles that...

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Spiritual Solutions

Life is full of challenges, both big and small. Spirituality is here to offer solutions.Over the course of his career as physician, teacher, and bestselling author, Deepak Chopra has received thousands of questions from people facing every kind of challenge. They have asked how to lead more fulfilling lives, how to overcome relationship problems...

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Profit from the Peak

Profit from the Peakcontains the information you need to successfully navigate the end of our oil-based economy. It takes a hard look at the future of oil and gas, examines how you can effectively invest in these resources, and profit from energy alternatives that are poised to power the years ahead. Along the way, this book also explores the...

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International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy

International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy features a comprehensive introduction to the global system regulating the field of intellectual property rights, including how the treatment of IP may affect a broad range of social and political interests. The updated third edition includes discussion of important jurisprudential...

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Welcome to My World

Welcome to My World stems from the belief that all student writers are capable of creating memorable written work. By focusing on subjects that most student writers in late adolescence or early adulthood will find interesting centering on people, places, times, values, and passions the authors of Welcome to My World aim to help novice writers...

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You Choose: Surviving Extreme Sports Pack A of 4

In You Choose Surviving Extreme Sports, you get to make life and death decisions. These adventurous stories put you right in the middle of competition where one false move could prove fatal and one great choice could garner glory. Will you take the challenge? Will you survive?

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When the Sea Turned to Silver

Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other villagers. However, the peace is shattered one night when soldiers of the Emperor arrive and kidnap the storyteller.Everyone knows that the Emperor wants something called the Luminous Stone That Lights the Night. Determined to have her...

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Race for the Reichstag

Tony Le Tissier's classic account of the battle for Berlin dispels the myths created by Soviet propaganda and describes in graphic detail the Red Army's final offensive against Nazi Germany - the race for the Reichstag. Among the soldiers of the Red Army, Berlin - and the Reichstag in particular - was seen as the victor's prize....

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娱乐八卦The Last Narco : Hunting El Chapo, The World's Most-Wanted Drug Lord

Mexico, April 2009. The bodies of pair of undercover military intelligence agents, disguised as campesinos (farmers), are dumped by the side of the road. Beside the corpses is a message on a scrap of paper: "You'll never get El Chapo."Authorities did - but only after the largest manhunt in history (and the help of Sean Penn). Now,...

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Anna, Grandmother of Jesus

The self-published spiritual word-of-mouth bestseller.Anna, Grandmother of Jesus became a publishing sensation when the self-published version sold 50,000 copies through word of mouth alone, amassing a worldwide following in the process.Anna is the mother of the Virgin Mary and the grandmother of Jesus. Her teachings and service birthed a...

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The God of Covenant and Creation : Scientific Naturalism and Its Challenge to the Christian Faith

This is a new exciting attempt to reconcile theology and science in a contemporary 'theology of nature'. Larry Chapp develops a true 'theology of nature' that begins and ends with strictly confessional Christian warrants. He begins by showing how modern naturalism arose out of a theological matrix and how it lost its way...

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Windows Group Policy : The Personal Trainer for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Learning Group Policy doesn't have to be a frustrating experience, you can learn everything you need to manage Group Policy effectively by reading this book. To learn how to manage Group Policy, you need practical hands-on advice from an expert who understands what it is like to just start out. By working step by step through essential...

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Combining detailed physical description with perceptive psychological insight, Leo Tolstoy realistically sweeps aside the sham of surface appearances to lay bare man's intimate gestures, acts, and thoughts. Murder and sacrifice...greed and devotion...lust and affection...vanity and love - one by one, in this volume of great stories, Tolstoy...

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7 Reasons to Believe in the Afterlife : A Doctor Reviews the Case for Consciousness after Death

Over the course of his 25-year career as an anesthesiologist and intensive care physician, Jean Jacques Charbonier, M.D., gathered hundreds of accounts of patients who returned from clinical death. Across all of these accounts--from patients with vastly different backgrounds--Dr. Charbonier found striking similarities as well as indisputable...

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All the Cats in the World

A visual feast celebrating cats found throughout the world. Cute and uplifting, this book celebrates cats everywhere, with photographs taken all around the world, it is a quirky take on cats happily ensconsed in life everywhere on the planet. From Morocco

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What God Has Joined

Much has been written about marriage from the sociological and psychological point of view and as an object of civil and canon law. But in terms of systematic theology this treatment of marriage as a sacrament may very well be unique. Every effort has been made to keep the text from becoming too academic while at the same time providing the...

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The Testament of Mary

"Toibin is at his lyrical best in this beautiful and daring work" (The New York Times Book Review) that portrays Mary as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation of Christianity--shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize. In the ancient town of...

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Frederic Beigbeder et ses doubles

Encore plus peut-etre qu'un Michel Houellebecq (que l'on voit rarement a la television), Frederic Beigbeder est le symbole d'une nouvelle generation de romanciers qui agace l'intelligentsia. Ainsi, la constatation initiale qui se trouve a l'origine de ce volume est qu'a cause de sa personnalite et de ses activites...

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University Engagement and Environmental Sustainability

Universities have a key role to play in contributing to environmental development and combating climate change. The chapters within this volume detail the challenges faced by higher education institutions in considering environmental sustainability, and provide both a broad view of university engagement and a detailed examination of various...

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Botanical Style Birthday and Anniversary Book

With plenty of space to record important dates, this beautiful book is ideal for keeping track of birthdays, wedding anniversaries and a multitude of other memorable dates.Botanical Style is a gorgeous new range of stationery that taps into the current trend for bringing nature, plants and florals into the heart of the home. Inspired by antique...

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Molecular Modeling of Corrosion Processes

Presents opportunities for making significant improvements in preventing harmful effects that can be caused by corrosionDescribes concepts of molecular modeling in the context of materials corrosion Includes recent examples of applications of molecular modeling to corrosion phenomena throughout the text Details how molecular modeling can give...

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Penny Loaves and Butter Cheap

Britain in 1846 was a nation in the grip of dramatic change. As the Industrial Revolution reached its height, people were flooding from countryside to city; the railways were spreading; starvation and destitution existed alongside immense wealth and power, generating profound social tensions. And seismic change was afoot in the world of politics....

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Journal Artisan Filigree

With cover art inspired by the intricate designs of old-world filigree artisans, this journal offers pages for you to discover your own lifes patterns. Artisan journals feature silk-screened and embossed leather-like cover material made in Italy. Bookbound. Ribbon bookmark. 192 pages. 6-1/4? wide x 8-1/4? high.

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In Sickness and in Play

For children who live with a chronic illness, each day is filled with endless treatments, painful symptoms, confusion, and embarrassment. How can an eight-year-old girl understand diabetes, let alone explain to her schoolmates why she has to leave class to have her blood tested? How can the father of a child with asthma ever sleep soundly through...

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Hemocompatibility of Biomaterials for Clinical Applications

Hemocompatibility of Biomaterials for Clinical Applications: Blood-Biomaterials Interactions summarizes the state-of-the-art on this important subject. The first part of the book reviews the latest research on blood composition and response, mechanisms of coagulation, test standards and methods. Next, the book assesses techniques for modifying...

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A Journey Through the Holy Qur'an

This book presents the message of the Qur'an through the lens of the people who first heard it and lived it. All extant historical details related to the various revelations of Muhammad provide background content in a lucid and modern English style.

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The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children

When Sol and Connie Blink move to Grand Creek, one of the first people to welcome them is an odd older woman, Fay Holaderry, and her friendly dog, Swift, who carries a very strange bone in his mouth. Sol knows a lot more than the average eleven-year-old, so when he identifies the bone as a human femur, he and Connie begin to wonder if their new...

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The Science of Giving

Americans donate over 300 billion dollars a year to charity, but the psychological factors that govern whether to give, and how much to give, are still not well understood. Our understanding of charitable giving is based primarily upon the intuitions of fundraisers or correlational data which cannot establish causal relationships. By contrast,...

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ISE QUEST LISTENING/SPEAKING 3

Quest, Second Edition prepares students for academic success. The integrated Quest Second Edition program provides robust scaffolding to support and accelerate each student's journey from exploring general interest topics to mastering academic content.

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The Autumn Visitors

In this fourth and final book in Karel Hayes's acclaimed Visitors series, the beloved family of bears gets in another round of adventures as they experience the full enjoyment of a New England autumn. First up the country fair--the bears sneak onto the midway after hours to play the games and be thrilled by the rides. Next comes Halloween,...

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Entertainment Ind : An Introduction

Entertainment studies are an important emerging subject in tourism, and this introductory textbook provides a detailed overview of the entertainment industry discipline in order to prepare students for roles such as promoters, festival managers and technical support workers. Covering key aspects of entertainment by profiling individual sectors,...

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Politicization of Religion, the Power of State, Nation, and Faith : The Case of Former Yugoslavia and its Successor States

(Ab)use of religion as a political means to an end: the achievement of nationalist political goals, analyzing 'how' through which mechanisms this phenomenon has been and still is practiced in South-Eastern Europe.

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A Century in the Life of Sholem Aleichem's Tevye

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NorthStar Listening and Speaking 4 SB, International Edition

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High-risers

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The Night Before Christmas

Alice Taylor takes a nostalgic, loving look back to a family firmly rooted in tradition and humour and - in particular - the Christmas traditions of her childhood. With her unerring knack of bringing her readers into her home, her stories of a childhood Christmas are rich, warm and amusing, giving a wonderful insight into life as it was.

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