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Simple &Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers

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Author: Jacques Barzun  |  Isbn: 0060405139  |  File size: 55.2MB  |  Year: 1976  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In 'Simple & Direct', Jacques Barzun, celebrated author and educator, distills from a lifetime of writing and teaching his thoughts about the craft of writing. In chapters on diction, syntax, tone, meaning, composition, and revision, Barzun describes and prescribes the...

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La Razzia des vaches de Cooley

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Author: Anonyme and Christian-J. Guyonvarc'h  |  Isbn: 9782070738984  |  File size: 11.6MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 323  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture «Au temps fabuleux de l'Irlande préchrétienne, quand régnaient sur l'Ulster les rois guerriers et les druides, et le grand Conchobar, mort de colère, selon la légende, en apprenant la crucifixion du Christ, une simple dispute entre le roi Aillil et...

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Deleuze & the Schizoanalysis of Literature

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Author: Ian Buchanan  |  Isbn: 9781472529633  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In 1972, the French theorists Deleuze and Guattari unleashed their collaborative project-which they termed schizoanalysis-upon the world. Today, few disciplines in the humanities and social sciences have been left untouched by its influence. Through a series of groundbreaking...

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Quantitative Approaches to Grammar & Grammatical Change

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Author: Sam Featherston and Yannick Versley  |  Isbn: 9783110401752  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 234  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The intention of this book is to highlight the extent to which more rigorous measurement of grammatical effects can yield insights into grammatical structures and grammatical change. While there is some incidental discussion of methodologies and data...

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Formalization of Grammar in Slavic Languages

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Author: Lilia Schürcks and Peter Kosta  |  Isbn: 9783631618691  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 406  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book assembles the contributions of the Eighth European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages (FDSL VIII) which took place from 2nd to 5th December 2009 at the University of Potsdam. The concern was to bring together excellent experienced...

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Warfare & Shamanism in Amazonia

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Author: Dr Carlos Fausto  |  Isbn: 9781107449428  |  File size: 5.28MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 370  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Warfare and Shamanism in Amazonia is an ethnographic study of the Parakanã, a little-known indigenous people of Amazonia, who inhabit the interfluvial region in the state of Pará, Brazil. This book analyzes the relationship between warfare and shamanism in Parakanã society...

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Speech Perception & Spoken Word Recognition

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Author: Gareth Gaskell and Jelena Mirković  |  Isbn: 184872439X  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Focusses on the state of the art in the study of speech perception and spoken word recognition Discusses the interplay between behavioural and cognitive neuroscience evidence, and between adult and developmental research Evaluates key theories in the field and...

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Consuming Literature: Best Sellers & the Commercialization of Literary Production in Contemporary China

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Author: Shuyu Kong  |  Isbn: 9780804749404  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book examines the changes taking place in literary writing and publishing in contemporary China under the influence of the emerging market economy. It focuses on the revival of literary best sellers in the Chinese book market and the establishment of a best-seller production...

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Native American Faith in America

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Author: Founder/Director J Gordon Melton and Michael Tlanusta Garrett Ph.D.  |  Isbn: 9780816049899  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Few populations around the world have been as deeply affected by outside cultures as Native Americans. The wide variety of people who lived in America prior to Western migration possessed an equally wide variety of faith...

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Creativity & Convention: The pragmatics of everyday figurative speech

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Author: Rosa E. Vega Moreno  |  Isbn: 9789027253996  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book offers a pragmatic account of the interpretation of everyday metaphorical and idiomatic expressions. Using the framework of Relevance Theory, it reanalyses the results of recent experimental research on figurative utterances and provides a novel account of the...

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Mastering the American Accent, 2nd Edition

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Author: Lisa Mojsin M.A.  |  Isbn: 9781438008103  |  File size: 2.8MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This combination book and audio instructional program is designed to diminish the accents of men and women who speak English as their second language. It will help them speak standard American English with clarity, confidence, and accuracy. Specific exercises concentrate on...

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Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location & Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, & Samuel Beckett

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Author: Nels Pearson  |  Isbn: 081305463X  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture “Clearly written, convincingly argued, and transformative.”—Nicholas Allen, author of Modernism, Ireland and Civil War “Goes beyond ‘statism’ and postnationalism toward a cosmopolitics of Irish transnationalism in which national belonging and national...

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Lacan, Psychoanalysis, & Comedy

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Author: Patricia Gherovici  |  Isbn: 9781107086173  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 265  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This collection of essays explores laughter, humor, and the comic from a psychoanalytic perspective. Edited by two leading practicing psychoanalysts and with original contributions from Lacanian practitioners and scholars, this cutting-edge volume proposes a paradigm...

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The Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story

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Author: Andrew Maunder  |  Isbn: 9780816059904  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 528  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Facts On File Companion to the British Short Story, a comprehensive reference to short fiction from Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Commonwealth, features some of the most popular writers and works in the high school curriculum. With approximately 450 entries, this...

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Native Americans, Christianity, & the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

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Author: Joel W. Martin  |  Isbn: 0807871451  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this interdisciplinary collection of essays, Joel W. Martin and Mark A. Nicholas gather emerging and leading voices in the study of Native American religion to reconsider the complex and often misunderstood history of Native peoples' engagement with Christianity and with...

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Science & Technology

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Author: Emory Dean Keoke  |  Isbn: 9780816053971  |  File size: 27MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 150  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Shows how American Indians developed science and created technology by observing the world around them. The people of Mesoamerica invented the zero, created calendars, and developed writing systems. Today American Indians are scientists, doctors, and engineers, carrying a...

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Mormon Faith in America

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Author: Maxine Hanks  |  Isbn: 9780816049912  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Church of the Latter-day Saints, or the Mormon faith, is said to be the fastest growing religion in the world today. In the past thirty years it has increased its membership by 220 percent to eleven million followers today, of which almost six million live outside the United...

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Palatable Poison: Critical Perspectives on "The Well of Loneliness"

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Author: Laura Doan  |  Isbn: 0231118759  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Well of Loneliness-the Radclyffe Hall novel at times referred to as "the bible of lesbianism"-was released in Britain in 1928 and was immediately controversial. Pronounced obscene following a sensational trial, the book has become a cultural icon as well as a source of...

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Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols & Their Eurasian Predecessors

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Author: Michal Biran and Reuven Amitai  |  Isbn: 9780824839789  |  File size: 4.2MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Since the first millennium BCE, nomads of the Eurasian steppe have played a key role in world history and the development of adjacent sedentary regions, especially China, India, the Middle East, and Eastern and Central Europe. Although their more settled...

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Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol. 2: Karatepe-Aslantas

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Author: Halet Cambel  |  Isbn: 9783110148701  |  File size: 19.2mb  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume aims to provide a complete, compact and up-to-date edition of both the Phoenician and the Hieroglyphic Luwian texts of Karatepe-Aslantas, the longest known to date. It will thus offer the necessary documentation for that part of J. D. Hawkins' monumental Corpus of...

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Jamaica (Modern World Nations)

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Author: Janet H Gritzner  |  Isbn: 9780791079133  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 116  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Concise, yet packed with information, these user-friendly volumes are introductions to modern nations of the world. Download book...

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The 18th Century

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Author: Anne Rooney Etc and Professor Alex Woolf  |  Isbn: 9780816059485  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 64  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An eight-volume set examining the development of costume and fashion and the social history that gave rise to it. It depicts the changing styles, processes, and trends - from the first people to wear clothes in the last Ice Age to the courtly fashion of...

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Performance in the Twenty-First Century: Theatres of Engagement

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Author: Andy Lavender  |  Isbn: 0415592356  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Performance in the Twenty-First Century: Theatres of Engagement addresses the reshaping of theatre and performance after postmodernism. Andy Lavender argues provocatively that after the ‘classic’ postmodern tropes of detachment, irony, and contingency, performance in...

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Oxford Guide to Plain English, 4th Edition

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Author: Martin Cutts  |  Isbn: 9780199669172  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Plain English is the art of writing clearly, concisely, and in a way that precisely communicates your message to your intended audience. This book offers 25 practical guidelines to help improve your vocabulary, style, grammar, and layout in order to achieve clear writing. It...

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Technology & the Logic of American Racism

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Author: Sarah E. Chinn  |  Isbn: 0826447295  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this book, Sarah E. Chinn pulls together what seems to be opposite discourses–the information-driven languages of law and medicine and the subjective logics of racism–to examine how racial identity has been constructed in the United States over the past century. Download book...

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Anti-Oppressive Social Work

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Author: Siobhan Laird  |  Isbn: 1412912369  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture `This is an exciting and valuable book. In considering the role and importance of cultural competence in professional practice with diverse populations, it provides a refreshing and much needed approach to social work theory and practice' Download book...

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Corpus of Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions, Vol. 1

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Author: John David Hawkins  |  Isbn: 9783110108644  |  File size: 86.8MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 900  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is an edition of the Hieroglyphic inscriptions of the Late Hittite states of Turkey and Syria. These inscriptions, surviving largely on stone, include monuments of kings to their reigns and works as well as the humbler memorials of subordinates. A few precious...

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A Thousand Darknesses

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Author: Ruth Franklin  |  Isbn: 9780195313963  |  File size: 1.76MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be 'truthful'--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Or is it okay to lie in such works? In her provocative study A...

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The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity

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Author: Lloyd P. Gerson  |  Isbn: 9780521876421  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 1312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity comprises over forty specially commissioned essays by experts on the philosophy of the period 200-800 CE. Designed as a successor to The Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy (edited by A. H....

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Postwar Literature, 1945-1970

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Author: John Cusatis  |  Isbn: 9780816078660  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 259  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Post-War Literature: 1945-1970 covers American literature during the postwar period. Containing approximately 40 study guides, this new resource provides the necessary background information, suggests helpful areas of research, and lists the best secondary sources for students...

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