Category Archives: Europe

The Sweet Far Thing

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In November 1784, five years after the publication of the English translation of Werther, the Gentleman’s Magazine published the following notice under its obituary: Suddenly at the Chaceside, Southgate, Miss Glover, daughter of the late Mr. And Helene Sinnreich, a contributor to Hedgepeth and Saidel's book, has a theory as to why testimonies aren't enough for some scholars. Mussolini's empire-building dreams, and alliance with Fascist Germany and Spain intrude on Vitessa's life in unexpected ways.

Fields of Home (Children of the Famine Series)

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There was military conflict in the Empire before a settlement allowing old church and protestant worship was passed, while France was riven by the ‘Wars of Religion’, killing tens of thousands. On August 1, he met and immediately overcame Pharnaces, a rebellious king; he later publicized the rapidity of this victory with the slogan veni, vidi, vici (“I came, I saw, I overcame”). The novel signals that Amber is of noble, not peasant, stock, evident also in her captivating looks, a quality she shares with early romance heroines.

The Case of the Girl in Grey (The Wollstonecraft Detective

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Their popularity had never been greater. Future revolutionary Vladimir Lenin wrote at this time that there was no prospect of an end to the Russian monarchy in his lifetime. His father-in-law James of England and Scotland abandoned him." After finding his home occupied by hostile neighbors, Felix lives in hiding, in constant fear of discovery, as he slowly becomes aware of the Nazi atrocities. Recollecting her years with Percy, Mary wrote in her journal on 19 December 1822: "France--Poverty--a few days of solitude & some uneasiness--A tranquil residence in a beautiful spot--Switzerland--Bath--Marlow--Milan--The Baths of Lucca--Este--Venice--Rome--Naples--Rome & misery--Leghorn--Florence Pisa--Solitude The Williams--The Baths--Pisa--These are the heads of chapters--each containing a tale, romantic beyond romance."

Maura's Angel (An Avon Camelot Book)

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He tried to appear normal, but his heart was suddenly beating hard. At Harvard, faculty in the rape law unit were asked by students to warn classes about topics that may “trigger” traumatic memories. A Reader in Revolutionary Marxist Politics. Understanding the World Today is supported by The International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publication. It was included on a list of 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century by the Modern Library in 1999 and on a list of the 100 greatest English-language novels since 1923 by TIME magazine in 2010.

Bird With the Heart of a Mountain

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Menedemos and Sostratos will need their wits and a shrewd eye for a deal to cover their costs and bring back a profit. And dying thus around us every day. (Chapter XLVII) It is easy to interpret the outraged activism of writers like Dickens as indicative of a transformation in public sentiment about children. Northeast and southwest of Stalingrad, the attacking Soviet armies are making rapid progress in the direction of Kalach on the Don, the chosen meeting point of the two pincers.

War In My Town

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The previous day we left Hilaree O’Neill and Emily Harrington at camp 3, a tent nested on a snowy ridgeline, where our weary team had a bitter argument over who would try for the summit. His biography and a bibliography of his books may be found at the Wikipedia web site. But the truth may come at a price, one that could force him to reconsider his pious role — and his dedication to Roland. Furthermore, it had been ages since any emperor had even bothered to pretend his lineage could be traced back to some ancestor who had arrived with Aeneas in Italy, an invented history which was beginning to look rather silly when Spaniards and North Africans had been steering the Empire for centuries.

Josie Under Fire: The Historical House

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Good fodder for a book, anyway (and I hope I remembered the details right). The only scene from the book I really remember 100% clearly was the little girl picturing the desert and the time she had to be up in her head before she went to bed and that kept her from sleeping in. The year is 1794, and the beautiful and resilient Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has narrowly escaped death amidst the chaos caused by the violent dissolution of Poland. The existing monuments form an ideal order among themselves, which is modified by the introduction of the new (the really new) work of art among them.

Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de' Medici (Young Royals)

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If anyone would like a copy, send me your email addy, and I'll send you what I have. One thing I like about it is that it deals with how people coped with PTSD a century ago -- and we've been dealing with it throughout recorded history. Series includes "Savannah", "To See Your Face Again", "Before the Darkness Falls" and "Stranger in Savannah". "Skye's West" series of 19 +? by Richard S. Advocates for immigration, meanwhile, rejected this analysis. History, Social Evolution, and Intellectuals in the Andes: Mariátegui, Haya de la Torre, and Arguedas (4) The course will study three major twentieth-century interpreters of Andean history and society.

A Brief History of Montmaray (The Montmaray Journals)

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Look to the Hills: the Diary of Lozette Maoreau, A French Slave Girl (Dear America) (Grades 4-7) Arriving in New York in 1763, an orphaned slave girl and her French masters are torn between their own nationality and their allegiance to the British colonial government. If this conviction is present, then we’re open to most sorts of literary writing. Worse still, a mood of fatalism towards the inferior performance of boys has led to a situation where it has become naturalised. You should see what the English dept has before you buy some new stuff.

Anastasia: Classic Edition

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This mystery disease decimated their ranks, and soon after their departure they disappeared completely, from Europe and history. Brooks' tale of the March sisters' absent father is a sympathetic portrait of the struggles of a decent man caught up in the moral complexity and violence of slavery and the Civil War. First Impressions: Austen's initial title for her manuscript was "First Impressions." The action moves quickly enough, with plenty of page-turning suspense, as we come to know and love the characters.