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Medieval Afterlives in Popular Culture by Gail Ashton, Daniel T. Kline

By Gail Ashton, Daniel T. Kline

Drawing from an eclectic mixture of students from the USA, united kingdom, and Australia, Medieval Afterlives in renowned Culture examines the endurance of medieval topics, characters, and events in numerous media from truth tv to Virginia Woolf, Arthurian movie to Disney animation, Shrek to ancient delusion. every one essay demonstrates that the center a long time are usually not relegated to a static prior yet proceed to style a necessary presence in modern pop culture, altering our assumptions concerning the circulation of heritage and the production of the present.

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An Anecdotal History of Nematology by J. M. Webster

By J. M. Webster

Nematology is not just approximately these stunning Nobel prize profitable creatures, nematodes, but additionally in regards to the those that paintings with them, the nematologists. Your reliable acquaintances Bengt Eriksson, David McNamara and John Webster have cajoled a complete galaxy of story-telling nematologists to reminisce approximately their household, their nematodes, and to inform us how they bought to grasp them so good. it's all disclosed in "An Anecdotal background of Nematology". it really is strong nematology, yet it truly is varied, and you'll be in a position to learn the opposite facet of a few of our nematological world's so much interesting discoveries and approximately their discoverers.The publication is addressed to all who like to paintings on nematodes. it will likely be of curiosity additionally to historians of technological know-how and to any zoological library.

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Half the Battle: Civilian Morale in Britain During the by Robert Mackay

By Robert Mackay

This ebook exhibits that earlier than international warfare II the professional analysis in Britain used to be pessimistic yet that measures to reinforce morale have been taken however, particularly with reference to defense opposed to air raids. An exam of more than a few indicative components concludes that morale fluctuated yet used to be more often than not reliable, correct till the top of the warfare. In explaining this phenomenon, due credits is accorded to govt guidelines for the upkeep of morale, yet unique emphasis is given to the “invisible” chain of patriotic feeling that held the kingdom jointly in the course of its time of trial.

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The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies (Oxford Handbooks) by John Haldon, Elizabeth Jeffreys, Robin Cormack

By John Haldon, Elizabeth Jeffreys, Robin Cormack

The Oxford guide of Byzantine Studies offers discussions by means of top specialists on all major points of this different and fast-growing box. The Oxford instruction manual of Byzantine Studies offers with the historical past and tradition of the Byzantine Empire, the jap half the past due Roman Empire, from the fourth to the fourteenth century. Its centre used to be the town previously referred to as Byzantium, refounded as Constantinople in 324 CE, the present-day Istanbul. less than its emperors, patriarchs, and all-pervasive paperwork Byzantium built a particular society: Greek in language, Roman in criminal process, and Christian in faith. Byzantium's effect within the ecu center a long time is tough to over-estimate, as a bulwark opposed to invaders, as a meeting-point for exchange from Asia and the Mediterranean, as a parent of the classical literary and inventive history, and as a writer of its personal superb creative variety.

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Think Tanks and Power in Foreign Policy: A Comparative Study by Inderjeet Parmar

By Inderjeet Parmar

What's the function of elites in shaping international coverage? Did unaccountable overseas coverage elites form the post-1945 international order? Chatham condominium and the Council on international kinfolk have been important in America's shift from isolationism to globalism, and in Britain's shift from Empire to its present pro-American orientation and have been additionally basic in engineering public backing for a brand new international order. Inderjeet Parmar offers new proof to teach how well-organized and well-connected elite imagine tanks helped to alter the area.

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The Dead Sea Scrolls in Scholarly Perspective: A History of

The amount includes 27 surveys of study into the useless Sea Scrolls long ago 60 years, written by means of 26 authors. An innovation of the amount is that it covers Qumran scholarship in separate nations: america, Canada, Israel, France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Italy and the jap bloc. each one essay additionally incorporates an in depth bibliography for the respective kingdom. Biographies of all of the significant students energetic within the box are in short given in addition. This e-book thereby exhaustively surveys previous and current Qumran examine, outlining its specific improvement in a number of situations and nationwide contexts. For the 1st time, views and data now not recorded in the other e-book are highlighted.

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Exploring the History of New Zealand Astronomy: Trials, by Wayne Orchiston

By Wayne Orchiston

Dr. Orchiston is a most desirable authority almost about New Zealand astronomy, and listed here are the accrued papers of his fruitful reports during this sector, together with either these released a long time in the past and new fabric. The papers herein evaluation conventional Maori astronomy, research the looks of nautical astronomy practiced through cook dinner and his astronomers on their a number of stopovers in New Zealand in the course of their 3 voyagers to the South Seas, and likewise discover outstanding 19th century New Zealand observatories traditionally, from major telescopes now situated in New Zealand to neighborhood and overseas observations made through the 1874 and 1882 transits of Venus and the 19th and 20th century preoccupation of latest Zealand beginner astronomers with comets and meteors.

New Zealand astronomy has a very wealthy background, extending from the Maori civilization in pre-European instances via to the years whilst explorers and navigators stumbled on the area, as much as pioneering study at the newly rising box of radio astronomy in the course of WWII and within the rapid post-war years. a whole survey of a overlooked yet wealthy nationwide astronomical heritage, this does the topic complete and finished justice.

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen: Rabies in Britain, 1830-2000 by Neil Pemberton

By Neil Pemberton

Rabies was once a relentless risk in Victorian Britain and gripped renowned mind's eye, no longer least simply because its human shape, hydrophobia, produced a vile dying with the brain and physique uncontrolled. This e-book explores the altering knowing of rabies among veterinarians, animal welfare campaigners, country officers, politicians and the general public.

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Fiat G.50 by Gianni Cattaneo

By Gianni Cattaneo

;Fiat G.50 [Aircraft Profile 188] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: Fiat G.50 Автор:Gianni Cattaneo Серия: airplane Profile 188 Издательство: Profile guides Ltd Год издания: 1967 Страниц:12 Формат: PDF в rarЯзык: английский Размер: 11.77 Мб Для сайта: Мир книгFiat G.50 создан в 1937 году, и на то временя онбыл лучшим и наиболее современным истpебителем Италииifolder.ru.com zero

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