Category: Historical

  • Download E-books Gender and Well-Being in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives PDF

    This e-book is the 1st of 4 books in line with a sequence of symposia funded through rate, that is an intergovernmental framework for the advertising of ecu Cooperation within the box of clinical and Technical examine. It attracts on either old and modern ecu case-studies to provide a cosmopolitan account of the connection among gender and healthiness. The authors specialize in key discussions of the altering conceptions of health and wellbeing from early 20th century calculations of the connection among source of revenue and the cost-of-living, to newer opinions from feminist writers. Their attention-grabbing solutions let them considerably problem the difficulty with the concept that wellbeing and fitness is not just linked to source of revenue or opulence but in addition pertains to extra summary suggestions together with features, freedom, and company of alternative men and women and may be of substantial curiosity to financial and social historians, sociologists of health and wellbeing, gender, sexuality and economists.
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  • Download E-books The New Hollywood Historical Film: 1967-78 PDF

    The hot Hollywood of the past due Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies is likely one of the so much influential sessions within the background of movie. It used to be a time of remarkable artistic dangers, because the myths and ethical certainties of 'old Hollywood' collided with the subversive and wondering stance of a brand new wave of younger and gifted practitioners. because the fault strains of the Vietnam struggle, Civil Rights circulate and the Watergate scandal shook the US to its center; movies expressed a profound experience of uncertainty, switch and possibility.

    lengthy one among Hollywood's preferred genres, a brand new wave of ancient movies thrived within the period of latest Hollywood. the recent Hollywood ancient movie: 1967-78 explores new instructions and views contemplating iconic motion pictures; American Graffiti (1973), The soiled Dozen (1967), Grease (1978) and The approach We Were (1973), in addition to lesser recognized gem stones, comparable to Sounder (1973) and The Day of the Locust (1975). according to unique study, Tom Symmons analyses their creation and reception, reading how the prior depicted on movie used to be profoundly formed through the controversies and issues of the present.

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  • Download E-books Britain and the Netherlands: Volume VI: War and Society. Papers Delivered to the Sixth Anglo-Dutch Historical Conference PDF

    By C. S. L. Davies (auth.), A. C. Duke, C. A. Tamse (eds.)

    War has ever exercised an excellent charm on men's minds. Oscar Wilde's witticism although this fascination can't be attri­ buted just to the depraved personality of conflict. The demonic forces published by way of struggle have stuck the inventive mind's eye, whereas sages have mirrored at the enigmatic readiness of every new iteration to salary warfare, regardless of the destruction, disillusion and exhaustion that battle is understood to usher in its educate. If there by no means used to be a superb struggle and a nasty peace why did armed conflicts recur with such distressing regularity? was once large-scale violence an intrinsic of guy? The solutions given to such questions have differed extensively: it has even been advised that the states of battle and peace aren't as some distance faraway from each other as is mostly meant. The explanations of conflict and the interplay among warfare and society have lengthy been the topic of philosophical enquiry and historic research. Accord­ ing to Thucydides nobody was once ever forced to visit struggle; Cicero remarked how dumb have been the legislation in time of struggle, whereas Clausewitz's profound remark in regards to the affinity among battle and politics has turn into virtually a usual. conflict being the severest attempt a society or kingdom can event historians have evidently been involved to enquire their rela­ tionship.

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  • Download E-books Edwin Rogers Embree: The Julius Rosenwald Fund, Foundation Philanthropy, and American Race Relations (Philanthropic and Nonprofit Studies) PDF

    By Alfred Perkins

    One of the main influential philanthropists of the early twentieth century, Edwin Rogers Embree was once the scion of generations of abolitionists and integrationists. He ably served the Rockefeller origin and whilst Julius Rosenwald created a starting place for his philanthropic job, he known as on Embree to be its head. The Rosenwald Fund is better identified for developing greater than 5,300 faculties for rural black groups within the South. within the Forties, Embree turned extra in my view engaged with race family within the U.S. He chaired Chicago’s fee on Race relatives, helped create Roosevelt university, and was once co-founder of the yankee Council on Race family. past due in existence, Embree was once president of the Liberian beginning, dedicated to bettering wellbeing and fitness and schooling in Africa’s oldest republic.

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  • Download E-books By His Own Hand?: The Mysterious Death of Meriwether Lewis PDF

    By Jay H. Buckley

    For centuries the query has endured: used to be Meriwether Lewis’s demise a suicide, an twist of fate, or a murder? By His personal Hand? is the 1st publication to scrupulously examine the proof and look at the murder-versus-suicide debate inside its complete historic context. The historian individuals to this quantity stick to the layout of a postmortem court docket trial, dissecting the case from diversified views. A records part allows readers to ascertain the major written facts for themselves and succeed in their very own conclusions.
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  • Download E-books A Companion to George Washington PDF

    Using new fundamental resource fabric from the Papers of George Washington, a documentary enhancing venture devoted to the transcription and ebook of unique files, A significant other to George Washington includes a number of unique readings from students and renowned historians that shed new gentle on all points of the lifetime of George Washington.
    • Provides readers with new insights into formerly overlooked points of Washington's life
    • Features unique essays from best students and renowned historians
    • Based on new examine from millions of formerly unpublished letters to and from Washington
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  • Download E-books Under Surge, Under Siege: The Odyssey of Bay St. Louis and Katrina PDF

    By Ellis Anderson

    Winner of the 2010 Eudora Welty e-book Prize and the Mississippi Library Association's Nonfiction Author's Award for 2011, Under Surge, below Siege used to be additionally short-listed as Nonfiction finalist for the 2012 William Saroyan overseas e-book Prize, Stanford college Libraries.

    Under Surge, less than Siege exhibits how typhoon Katrina tore into Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, raking away lives, structures, and livelihoods in a spot recognized for its picturesque, coastal perspectives; its laid-back, artsy downtown; and its deep-dyed southern cordiality. The tragedy additionally printed the internal workings of a group with an indomitable center and profound neighborly bonds. these connections frequently introduced out the simplest in humans less than the worst of conditions. In Under Surge, below Siege, Ellis Anderson, who rode out the hurricane in her Bay St. Louis domestic and sheltered many pals afterwards, bargains tales of generosity, heroism, and laughter in the course of terror and determined uncertainty.

    Divided into components, this publication invitations readers into the intimate enclave earlier than, in the course of, and after the typhoon. "Under Surge" specializes in connections among citizens, after which it demonstrates how these bonds sustained them throughout the worst typhoon in U.S. historical past. "Under Siege" records the 1st 3 years of the grinding aftermath, detailing the unexpected burdens of pressure and melancholy, assurance scandals, and opportunists that threatened to accomplish the annihilation of the plucky town.

    A combination of memoir, own diary, and firsthand reportage, Under Surge, below Siege creates a compelling American testomony to the energy of the human spirit.
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  • Download E-books A new voyage to the Levant containing an account of the most remarkable curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey: with historical ... and ancient state of those countries (1696) PDF

    This e-book represents an real copy of the textual content as published through the unique writer. whereas we've got tried to properly preserve the integrity of the unique paintings, there are often issues of the unique paintings or the micro-film from which the books have been digitized. this may bring about error in copy. attainable imperfections comprise lacking and blurred pages, terrible photos, markings and different replica matters past our keep an eye on. simply because this paintings is culturally very important, we now have made it on hand as a part of our dedication to preserving, conserving and selling the world's literature.


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    A new voyage to the Levant containing an account of the main outstanding curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey : with ancient observations on the subject of the current and historic nation of these countries
    Nouveau voyage du Levant.
    Dumont, Jean, baron de Carlscroon, 1667-1727.
    Translation of Nouveau voyage du Levant.
    Advertisement: p. [30]-[31].
    Added engraved t.p.
    [31], 416 p., eight folded leaves of plates.
    London : revealed by means of T.H. for M. Gillyflower, T. Goodwin, M. Wotton, J. Walthoe, and R. Parker, 1696.
    Wing / D2526
    English
    Reproduction of the unique within the Henry E. Huntington Library and paintings Gallery


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