The Literary Manuscripts and Letters of Hannah More

Author: Nicholas D. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351886630
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The result of extensive archival investigation, this meticulously researched book collects and describes for the first time the extant literary manuscripts and letters of the celebrated Bluestocking writer and Evangelical philanthropist Hannah More (1745-1833). Participating in the ongoing recovery of eighteenth-century women writers, Nicholas D. Smith's survey is an indispensable reference work not only for More scholars but for those researching the careers of many of her contemporaries. Features include an extended narrative analysis of the manuscripts that plots More's participation in the manuscript culture of the period and contextualizes the individual entries in the index; provenance details for the more substantial manuscript holdings in British and North American repositories; and identification of numerous autograph manuscripts and transcripts in public and private collections. More than 1,500 letters in 95 locations in Britain and North America have been inventoried and precise dates and internal locators are supplied when known. More's letters, the majority of which have never been published, are a largely untapped source of primary materials for scholars and students researching such diverse subjects as the literary activities and opinions of the Bluestocking circle, women's conduct and education, publishing and the book trade, the national debate over the abolition of the slave trade, the rise of the Evangelical movement, the conservative reaction to the American and French revolutions, and the Napoleonic wars.

The Woman Who Decided to Die

Author: Ronald Munson
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 019533101X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Novelist and medical ethicist Ronald Munson here takes readers to the very edges of medicine, where treatments fail and where people must cope with helplessness, mortality, and doubt. Using personal narratives that place us right next to doctors, patients, and care givers as they make excruciatingly difficult decisions, Munson explores ten riveting case-based stories, told with a writer's eye for illuminating detail. Raising fundamental questions about human relationships, this is an essential book about the very nature of life and death.

Jazz Anyone Bk 3

Author: Willie Thomas
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780769230160
Format: PDF, ePub
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Making Music is the third book in the exciting Jazz Anyone...? series, a unique method to learn the art of jazz improvisation. Through the use of structured lessons and sequenced concepts involving exercises, licks and mini-charts, as well as recorded jazz tracks on two accompanying compact discs, a student can acquire invaluable improvisation skills.

Ethics Accountability and Recordkeeping in a Dangerous World

Author: Richard J. Cox
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 9781856045964
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This series provides a body of core texts relating to the twin fields of records management and archives. Each volume offers a a detailed and professionally written overview of one or more topics within these fields.

Digger s Place

Author: Thomas E. O'Brien
Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated
ISBN: 9781606724002
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When Digger McLaughlin went off to Cornell University, he didnat realize what destiny had in store for him. Digger and his two best friends, twins Trip and Ivy Lamont, were youthful, carefree young men beginning lifeas journey. They had no idea Ivy would descend into such resentment toward his brother that he would become colder, more cruel and evil than anyone could imagine. A tragic accident in college triggered Ivyas chilling behavior and he suddenly disappeared without finishing school. Digger and Trip lost track of the vicious twin over the years but Ivy never misplaced his resentment of his brother. And Digger never forgot the threat Ivy represented. Ivyas fixation on revenge was uniquely enabled by being an identical twin. This plus his determination to destroy his brother and all things Trip held precious takes Digger on an exciting journey filled with violence and treachery.

Mr Henry Mulligan

Author: Vernon Coleman
Publisher: Isis Large Print Books
ISBN: 9780753179314
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Mr. Henry Mulligan, an old man who is dying, disappears from his hospital bed with his wife, who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. A young, newly qualified doctor working in the hospital has made friends with the couple and decides to try and find them. But first, he must uncover some well-hidden secrets.

The trapeze diaries

Author: Marie Carter
Publisher: Hanging Loose Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Fiction. Marie Carter graduated from Edinburgh University with an MA in English Literature. She also worked for a variety of literary organizations in Scotland including Chapman magazine. In 2000, she moved to New York City where she is currently an Associate Editor at Hanging Loose Press. She is the editor of Word Jig: New Fiction from Scotland (Hanging Loose, 2003) and co-editor of Voices of the City (Hanging Loose, 2004). In 2004, she ran the Planehopping: Scottish Writers in New York readings series at the New York Public Library. Her work has been published in Hanging Loose, The Brooklyn Rail, Bloom, Spectacle (circus magazine), turntablebluelight.com, among others, and in The Best Creative Nonfiction (W. W. Norton, 2007). She recently completed a residency at the MacDowell Colony. She studies fixed trapeze and yoga. "This is a brave and heartwarming book"--Donald Breckenridge.

Activity Based Management

Author: James A. Brimson
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471331582
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Corporate Accounting The ABCs of ABM Activity-based management (ABM) has already proven extremely valuable to manufacturers in helping them cut waste, improve quality, reduce cycle times, and get their products to market faster. Now revised and expanded, this indispensable resource illustrates how ABM can be applied to all types of organizations-including service groups, government agencies, and nonprofit entities-and any department within them. Using a variety of examples, authors James A. Brimson and John Antos examine a company structure and break down its separate activities to measure each activity's cost/performance effectiveness. Introducing an innovative five-step approach to calculating activity cost, they provide tangible performance criteria linked to time, value, service, quality, flexibility, cost, and performance-to-schedule, and demonstrate how to use activity analysis to ensure that price structure is reflective of total costs. A vital tool for modern times, this is essential reading for CEOs, operations executives, controllers, managers, and others who are seeking a comprehensive, up-to-date guide on activity-based management and its proper implementation.