Wars of the Americas

Author: David Marley
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0874368375
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An annotated chronology covering every major--as well as most minor--military conflicts since the arrival of Columbus

Twist Me Verschleppt

Author: Anna Zaires
Publisher: Mozaika LLC
ISBN: 9781631423086
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EntfÜhrt und auf eine einsame Insel verschleppt. Ich hÄtte niemals gedacht, dass mir so etwas passiert. Ich hÄtte mir niemals vorstellen kÖnnen, dass eine zufÄllige Begegnung kurz vor meinem achtzehnten Geburtstag mein Leben vÖllig umkrempeln wÜrde. Jetzt gehÖre ich ihm. Julian. Dem Mann, der genauso rÜcksichtslos wie gutaussehend ist - dem Mann, dessen BerÜhrungen mich brennen lassen. Ein Mann, dessen ZÄrtlichkeit ich verstÖrender finde, als seine Grausamkeit. Mein EntfÜhrer ist ein RÄtsel fÜr mich. Ich weiß nicht, wer er ist, oder warum er mich verschleppt hat. In ihm ist eine Dunkelheit - eine Dunkelheit, die mir genauso Angst macht, wie sie mich anzieht. Mein Name ist Nora Leston und das ist meine Geschichte.

Formative Lifeways in Central Tlaxcala Volume 1

Author: Richard G. Lesure
Publisher: ISD LLC
ISBN: 1938770544
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This book, the first of a projected three, reports on excavations at Formative-period sites in the state of Tlaxcala, Mexico. The transition to the Formative in the relatively high-altitude study region is later than in choice regions for early agriculture elsewhere in Mesoamerica. From 900 BC, however, population growth and sociopolitical development were rapid. A central claim in the research presented here is that a macroregional perspective is essential for understanding the local Formative sequence. In this volume, excavations at three village sites (Amomoloc, Tetel, and Las Mesitas) and one modest regional center (La Laguna) are reported. Ceramics are described in detail. An innovative approach to the classification of figurines is presented, and a Formative chronology for the region is proposed based on seriation of refuse contexts and radiocarbon dates. The work concludes with a macroregional framework to be used in the analysis of subsistence, social relations, and political economy in forthcoming volumes 2 and 3.

Schwarzes Versprechen

Author: Victoria Quinn
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781548962135
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ich habe alles f�r Rome aufgegeben.Die eine Frau, ohne die ich nicht leben kann.Aber w�rde ich mein Versprechen halten k�nnen und allem den R�cken zuwenden?K�nnte ich wirklich aufgeben, ein Dom zu sein?Oder werde ich sie trotzdem mit mir in die Dunkelheit ziehen?

Battling for Hearts and Minds

Author: Steve J. Stern
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822388545
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Battling for Hearts and Minds is the story of the dramatic struggle to define collective memory in Chile during the violent, repressive dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet, from the 1973 military coup in which he seized power through his defeat in a 1988 plebiscite. Steve J. Stern provides a riveting narration of Chile’s political history during this period. At the same time, he analyzes Chileans’ conflicting interpretations of events as they unfolded. Drawing on testimonios, archives, Truth Commission documents, radio addresses, memoirs, and written and oral histories, Stern identifies four distinct perspectives on life and events under the dictatorship. He describes how some Chileans viewed the regime as salvation from ruin by Leftists (the narrative favored by Pinochet’s junta), some as a wound repeatedly reopened by the state, others as an experience of persecution and awakening, and still others as a closed book, a past to be buried and forgotten. In the 1970s, Chilean dissidents were lonely “voices in the wilderness” insisting that state terror and its victims be recognized and remembered. By the 1980s, the dissent had spread, catalyzing a mass movement of individuals who revived public dialogue by taking to the streets, creating alternative media, and demanding democracy and human rights. Despite long odds and discouraging defeats, people of conscience—victims of the dictatorship, priests, youth, women, workers, and others—overcame fear and succeeded in creating truthful public memories of state atrocities. Recounting both their efforts and those of the regime’s supporters to win the battle for Chileans’ hearts and minds, Stern shows how profoundly the struggle to create memories, to tell history, matters. Battling for Hearts and Minds is the second volume in the trilogy The Memory Box of Pinochet’s Chile. The third book will examine Chileans’ efforts to achieve democracy while reckoning with Pinochet’s legacy.

World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre

Author: Irving Brown (Consulting Bibliographer)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136119000
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An annotated world theatre bibliography documenting significant theatre materials published world wide since 1945, plus an index to key names throughout the six volumes of the series.

The Singer of Tales in Performance

Author: John Miles Foley
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253322258
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"A great book... " -- Choice "... a groundbreaking work of scholarship... " -- Asian Folklore Studies "This extremely fascinating study opens an important chapter in the ethnography of speech, briliantly confirming the views advanced by Dell Hymes, Albert Lord and Richard Baumann." -- The Journal of Indo-European Studies Building on his work in Traditional Oral Epic and Immanent Art, John Foley dissolves the perceived barrier between "oral" and "written," creating a composite theory from oral-formulaic theory and the ethnography of speaking and ethnopoetics. "…a groundbreaking work of scholarship that clears the path for solving the perennial problem of the interpretation of oral-derived texts. The book will be of immense value to students of folklore and literature, and to those seriously interested in the interface of the two traditionally divided disciplines." -- Asian Folklore Studies

Webster s New World Concise Spanish Dictionary

Author: Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Webster's New World
Format: PDF
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An easy-to-use, thoroughly updated bilingual resource features more than 115,000 entries and 160,000 translations of modern terminology, idiomatic expressions, and slang in both Spanish and English, along with quick reference tables of irregular verbs and coverage of Latin-American Spanish. Original.