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Classical Rhetoric & Its Christian & Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times, 2 edition

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Author: George A. Kennedy  |  Isbn: 0807847690  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Since its original publication by UNC Press in 1980, this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric, the ancient but ever vital art of persuasion. Now, George Kennedy offers a thoroughly...

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Scales & Hierarchies

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Author: Andrej Malchukov, Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, and Marc D. Richards  |  Isbn: 9783110344004  |  File size: 2.8MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 356  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The volume advances our understanding of the role of scales and hierarchies across the linguistic sciences. Although scales and hierarchies are widely assumed to play a role in the modelling of linguistic phenomena, their...

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American Creoles: The Francophone Caribbean & the American South

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Author: Martin Munro  |  Isbn: 9781846317538  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Francophone Caribbean and the American South are sites born of the plantation, the common matrix for the diverse nations and territories of the circum-Caribbean. This book takes as its premise that the basic configuration of the plantation, in terms of its physical layout and...

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Multilingual Europe: Reflections on Language & Identity

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Author: Jane Warren and Heather Merle Benbow  |  Isbn: 9781847188342  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture As Europe continues to expand and integrate through the European Union, it faces the challenge of ever increasing multilingual and multicultural contact, within and across its borders. This volume presents recent research on European language policy,...

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Buddhist Religion: A Historical Introduction

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Author: Richard H. Robinson  |  Isbn: 9780534207182  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is a historical introduction to Buddhism. Its purpose is to portray the thoughts and actions of the large segment of followers of the Buddha. Its presentation covers five main aspects of Buddhism: ritual, devotionalism, doctrine, meditation, practice, and...

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Courtesy Lost: Dante, Boccaccio, & the Literature of History

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Author: Kristina Marie Olson  |  Isbn: 1442629266  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In Courtesy Lost, Kristina M. Olson analyses the literary impact of the social, political, and economic transformations of the fourteenth century through an exploration of Dante’s literary and political influence on Boccaccio. The book reveals how Boccaccio rewrote...

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Mothers in Children's & Young Adult Literature

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Author: Karen Coats and Lisa Rowe Fraustino  |  Isbn: 9781496806994  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Living or dead, present or absent, sadly dysfunctional or merrily adequate, the figure of the mother bears enormous freight across a child’s emotional and intellectual life. Given the vital role literary mothers play in books for young readers, it is...

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Magical Thinking, Fantastic Film, & the Illusions of Neoliberalism

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Author: Michael J. Blouin  |  Isbn: 9781137531957  |  File size: 2.24MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 245  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Considering films such as Candyman, Frozen, and The Cabin in the Woods, Michael J. Blouin contends that fantastic tales allow audiences to maintain the status quo instead of inspiring purposeful action. Download book...

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Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Production

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Author: Christopher Habel and Thomas Pechmann  |  Isbn: 9783110178401  |  File size: 175MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 612  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume comprises contributions from different disciplines (cognitive psychology, linguistics, computer science, neuroscience) concerned with the generation of natural speech. It summarizes the outcome of a six-year long priority program funded by...

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A Phoenician-Punic Grammar

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Author: Charles R. Krahmalkov  |  Isbn: 9789004117716  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 309  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Carefully selected examples from texts and dialects of the whole Phoenician-Punic period bring to life the grammatical description of this language. Included are fully vocalized Punic and Neo-Punic inscriptions of Roman Tripolitiana in Latin orthography as well as the...

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Outsiders: The Humanity & Inhumanity of Giants in Medieval French Prose Romance

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Author: Sylvia Huot  |  Isbn: 9780268031121  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Giants are a ubiquitous feature of medieval romance. As remnants of a British prehistory prior to the civilization established, according to the Historium regum Britannie, by Brutus and his Trojan followers, giants are permanently at odds with the chivalric culture of the romance...

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Illegal Alphabets & Adult Biliteracy

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Author: Tomás Mario Kalmar  |  Isbn: 0805836276  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Illegal Alphabets and Adult Biliteracy–based on four years of intensive fieldwork in a small rural community in Southern Illinois–is a landmark work in the area of adult literacy, combining insights from linguistics, anthropology, literacy studies, and education in a...

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The Ottoman Empire & the World Around it

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Author: Suraiya Faroqhi  |  Isbn: 9781850437154  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In Islamic law the world was made up of the House of Islam and the House of War with the Ottoman Sultan--the perceived successor to the Caliphs--supreme ruler of the Islamic world. However, Suraiya Faroqhi demonstrates that there was no iron curtain between the Ottoman and...

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Tourismus im Ländlichen Raum

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Author: Alexander Schuler and Hartmut Rein  |  Isbn: 9783834933539  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 375  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Die Begriffe Tourismus und ländlicher Raum sind eng miteinander verbunden. Der Natur- und Kulturraum außerhalb der Städte stellt für viele Urlaubs-, Kurzreise- und Tagesgäste eine Attraktion dar. Da sich die Kundenbedürfnisse verändert haben, müssen Angebote...

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Thomas Snégaroff, "Le fin mot de l'histoire"

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Author:  |  Isbn: 1021014039  |  File size: 0.55MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Ils sont célèbres. Qu’ont-ils dit avant de mourir ? Le Fin mot de l’histoire est à l’origine une série de chroniques diffusées pendant l’été sur France Info. Jamais anodines, souvent émouvantes, parfois grinçantes, ces ultimes paroles mises en scène par la plume alerte...

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The Cambridge Companion to Allegory

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Author: Peter T. Struck and Rita Copeland  |  Isbn: 0521862299  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 324  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Allegory is a vast subject, and its knotty history is daunting to students and even advanced scholars venturing outside their own historical specializations. This Companion will present, lucidly, systematically, and expertly, the various threads that comprise...

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In a Hungry Country: Essays

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Author: John Campbell  |  Isbn: 1889963607  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 153  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture "In a Hungry Country" catalogues the extraordinary knowledge of Simon Paneak (1900 - 1975), a Nunamiut hunter who served as a vital source of information on inland Eskimo history and cultural heritage. Paneak had an intimate understanding of the natural world- the plants and...

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Marked Word Order in the Qurān & Its English Translations: Patterns & Motivations

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Author: Ahmed Saleh Elimam  |  Isbn: 9781443851244  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The literature on Balaghah (the art of Arabic eloquence) and commentaries on the Qur'an stress that the style of the Qur'an is "beautiful", "eloquent" and "inimitable". This literature identifies word order as one of the most distinctive aspects of Qur'anic style. One of...

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Reframing Transformational Leadership

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Author: Issa M. Saleh  |  Isbn: 9462096376  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 125  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Effective school leadership has been examined from a variety of perspectives, with the focus ranging from the principles of servant leadership to moral imperatives and distributed perspectives. The debate on what constitutes effective school leadership continues to be wide-ranging...

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Collected Poems: with parallel French text

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Author: Arthur Rimbaud  |  Isbn: 9780192833440  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Rimbaud is the enfant terrible of French literature, the precocious genius whose extraordinary poetry is revolutionary in its visionary, hallucinatory content and its often liberated forms. He wrote all his poems between the ages of about fifteen and twenty-one, after which he...

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Islam, Modernity, & the Human Sciences

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Author: A. Zaidi  |  Isbn: 9780230110359  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 217  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Ali Zaidi discloses a largely unnoticed dialogue between Muslim and Western social thought on the search for meaning and transcendence in the human sciences. This disclosure is accomplished by a comparative reading of Muslim debates on secular knowledge on the one hand and of Western...

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Die Maya- Priesterin

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Author: Andreas Gößling  |  Isbn: 9783821808239  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 659  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Der Glanz einer faszinierenden Kultur und ihre blutigen Abgründe: „Die Maya-Priesterin“ von Andreas Gößling als eBook bei dotbooks. Der Glaube versetzt Berge – aber kann er auch fremde Götter bezwingen? Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts soll der spanische Priester Diego...

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Nouvelle méthode de breton - hent nevez d'ar brezhoneg

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Author: Frañsez Kervella  |  Isbn: 9782737313707  |  File size: 13.5MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 201  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Le breton (brezhoneg en breton, /bre'zõːnɛk/ ou /bʁe'zõːnək/ dans les dialectes majoritaires (KLT), /brehõ'neːk/ ou /bʁehõ'neːk/ dans le dialecte vannetais) est une langue celtique parlée par 172 000 personnes en Bretagne (en 2009). Ses locuteurs sont des brittophones ou...

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Methodological Issues of Longitudinal Surveys

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Author: Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jutta von Maurice, and Michael Bayer  |  Isbn: 9783658119928  |  File size: 8.03MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 741  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book addresses a broad array of pressing challenges of longitudinal surveys and provides innovative solutions to methodological problems based on the example of the NEPS. It covers longitudinal issues such as sampling,...

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My First Pocket Guide Arizona

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Author: Carole Marsh  |  Isbn: 9780793399079  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 100  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Each 4x6 Pocket Guide comes with complete exercises about your state. This easy-to-use reference guide is divided into seven color-coded sections including state basic facts, geography, history, people, places, nature and miscellaneous information. This reference guide is perfect...

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Golden-Silk Smoke

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Author: Carol Benedict  |  Isbn: 9780520262775  |  File size: 10.3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture From the long-stemmed pipe to snuff, the water pipe, hand-rolled cigarettes, and finally, manufactured cigarettes, the history of tobacco in China is the fascinating story of a commodity that became a hallmark of modern mass consumerism. Carol Benedict follows the spread of...

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The Hopi (Indians of North America: Heritage Edition)

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Author: Nancy Bonvillian  |  Isbn: 0791083500  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 121  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Hopi, which means good in every respect, largely lived in northeast Arizona and were an agricultural society that practiced ancestor worship. Download book...

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A Grammar of the Ugaritic Language

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Author: Daniel Sivan  |  Isbn: 9789004122932  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 330  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Ugaritic, discovered in 1929, is a North-West Semitic language, documented on clay tablets (about 1250 texts) and dated from the period between the 14th and the 12th centuries B.C.E. The documents are of various types: literary, administrative, lexicological. Numerous Ugaritic...

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Using Japanese Synonyms

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Author: A. E. Backhouse  |  Isbn: 0521777453  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 458  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Being a successful speaker of a given language involves control of the meaning and use of vocabulary items, taking in their lexical content (what phenomena they refer to), combinatorial behaviour (what items they occur with) and situational characteristics (e.g. as colloquial or...

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Full-verb Inversion in Written & Spoken English

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Author: José Carlos Prado Alonso  |  Isbn: 9783034305358  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 261  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book presents a comprehensive corpus-based analysis of full-verb inversion in present-day English. The author examines the distribution and pragmatic functions of full-verb inversion in different fictional and non-fictional text styles as well as in the spoken...

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