Category Archives: Europe

Action Annie: Story Twelve - Annie's Bonfire

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After the war, the two friends reunite and, though both are changed by their experiences, discover that their mutual affection remains. Unlike the idea of negative liberty, in which people are to be protected from state intervention in their lives, positive liberty regards the state as a benevolent institution for the realisation of public welfare. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. The winner will be announced at the Oxford, England Historical Novel Society's Conference in September, 2016.

Fire Cat (Red Go Bananas)

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This is a richly imagined and deeply researched historical novel, set in Europe's late Middle Ages, and told in a lilting narrative voice. But what is rarely questioned is the way the refugee issue is being used as an opportunity to demean the moral status of others too, especially Eastern Europeans, and Hungarians in particular. Inevitably the breakdown of a surrogacy arrangement leads to an acrimonious dispute where everyone genuinely feels that they have the moral right to the child.

Before the Dawn: A Tale of Wycliffe and Huss

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After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls. Albarelli dredges up the part that was omitted from the recently-outed official report: the U. John Dryden (b. 1631), Edmund Waller (b. 1606), and Thomas Sprat (b. 1635), Three Poems Upon the Death of His Late Highnesse Oliver Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland (poetry) Richard Flecknoe (b. ca. 1620), The Idea of His Highness Oliver, Late Lord Protector (non-fiction) April 4: Charles II's Declaration of Breda, offering liberty to tender consciences April-Dec.: Convention Parliament convenes (25 April): Convention votes to recall Charles II (1 May), declaring "that the late King's death was tyrannical and illegal;. .. and that Charles II was the undoubted heir to the crown, and should be brought in with honour and safety"; Richard Cromwell goes into exile abroad for twenty years (1660-80), but eventually returns to England and lives there under an assumed name.

Painting Pepette

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The American Girl Company announced that Samantha Parkington was the most popular historical American Girl. On January 1, 1993, Czechoslovakia separated peacefully into two new countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. But, like it or not, Europe is stuck with its past and it cannot go forward unless it reckons with it. He was the last autocratic ruler left in Europe, a continent still dominated by Kings and Emperors.

Fire Storm (Sherlock Holmes: The Legend Begins)

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If there is one genuine and powerful value associated with the British liberal-democratic tradition, it is tolerance. As such -- and as noted by other reviewers -- these later books lack the quality of her earlier works. Civil War, Arthurian England, Sharpe’s Tiger E. Fact meets fiction as he balances a robust hunting schedule, duties as a game warden and local protector of the people, and a secret tribal marriage to a local tribeswoman.

The Strength of Roussan

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Instead of depicting the process of starting big school as an exciting experience many children are offered transitional counselling for what was for centuries regarded as normal dimension of life. Series includes "When Christ and His Saints Slept", "Time and Chance", "Devil's Brood" and "Lionheart". "Elizabethan" trilogy by George Garrett represents a panorama of Renaissance English life during the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods.

My Grandmother's Journey

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To do this we need to place a greater emphasis on the classics – including the teaching of Greek and Latin – not because of an elitist addiction to an irrelevant obsession, but because many of the questions raised in the past continue to haunt us today. And of those who are still around, she worries such a time may never come. "We usually have people dying to talk, and no one will listen," she says. "Now we have people dying to listen, but no one will talk."

Twelve Minutes to Midnight (Penelope Tredwell Mysteries)

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Well, when you are here ... here in what you call the "hereafter" or "the afterlife"... but God forbid, it shouldn't happen to you 'till you're a hundred and twenty ... you'll understand it all... The famous account of the castaway Robinson Crusoe as he makes a life for himself on a remote island off the coast of South America, structured as if it was written by Crusoe himself. Octavian, a black youth in Revolution-era America, is raised in a Boston household of radical philosophers.

The Case of the Phantom Cat: The Mysteries of Maisie

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We always listened to the "Grand Ole Opry" radio show. While the Inca people certainly used the Andean mountain top (9060 feet elevation), erecting many hundreds of stone structures from the early 1400’s, legends and myths indicate that Machu Picchu (meaning ‘Old Peak’ in the Quechua language) was revered as a sacred place from a far earlier time. As he matures, Octavian realizes he is an experiment to discover the intellectual capability of Africans. Courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society, Copy and Reuse Restrictions Apply.

The Night Gardener

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There is now a sequel, The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate. The article examines the 1930 census and includes teaching activities that help students understand the importance of the census to the history of our nation. For Sebald, history and memory is like a storeroom in a derelict mansion—full of dusty, nearly forgotten things, each of which, in the author's hands, yields its own haunting tale. Two RAF Horsa gliders carrying 34 British Royal Engineer Commandos, crashes in Norway en route to their mission of destroying the German ‘heavy water’ plant at Telemark.