The Complete Sherlock Holmes Other Crime Mysteries by Arthur Conan Doyle 100 True Crime Stories Thriller Classics Detective Tales Illustrated

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026878000
Format: PDF
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Sherlock Holmes & Other Crime Mysteries” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Sherlock Holmes Mysteries A Study in Scarlet The Sign of Four The Hound of the Baskervilles The Valley of Fear The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes The Return of Sherlock Holmes His Last Bow The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes The Field Bazaar How Watson Learned the Trick Other Mysteries Mystery of Cloomber The Firm of Girdlestone Mysteries and Adventures The Gully of Bluemansdyke The Parson of Jackman's Gulch My Friend the Murderer The Silver Hatchet The Man from Archangel That Little Square Box A Night Among the Nihilists Selecting a Ghost: The Ghosts of Goresthorpe Grange The Mystery of Sasassa Valley Our Derby Sweepstakes The American's Tale Bones, the April Fool of Harvey's Sluice Round the Fire Stories The Leather Funnel The Beetle Hunter The Man with the Watches The Pot of Caviare The Japanned Box The Black Doctor Playing with Fire The Jew's Breastplate The Lost Special The Club-Footed Grocer The Sealed Room The Brazilian Cat The Usher of Lea House School The Brown Hand The Fiend of the Cooperage Jelland's Voyage B.24 The Uncharted Coast The Law of the Ghost A New Light on Old Crimes The Shadows on the Screen An Old Story Retold The Absolute Proof A Worker of Wonders True Crime Stories The Bravoes of Market-Drayton The Holocaust of Manor Place The Love Affair of George Vincent Parker The Debatable Case of Mrs. Emsley The Case of Mr. George Edalji The Case of Oscar Slater Biography Memories and Adventures: An Autobiography Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.

Informal Empire in Latin America

Author: Matthew Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444306626
Format: PDF, ePub
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An interdisciplinary interrogation of the concept of British ‘informal empire’ in Latin America. Builds upon recent advances in the historiography of imperialism and studies of the nineteenth-century modern world, most obviously the work of Ann Stoler, Catherine Hall and C.A. Bayly Combines a comparative perspective with the juxtaposition of political economy, cultural history, gendered and postcolonial approaches By proposing and debating alternative explanatory models, the book breathes new life into the flagging concept of ‘informal empire’ Illuminates the study of British imperialism, from which Latin America is usually conspicuous only by its absence, and provides a broad and sound basis for interpreting the complex processes of nation-building and state-formation in Latin America Includes essays by scholars who have been shaping the debate for several decades, alongside work by a younger generation of researchers keen to re-conceptualise and re-assess the roles of commerce and culture in shaping informal empire

A Mattress Maker s Daughter

Author: Brendan Dooley
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674369092
Format: PDF
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In explaining an improbable liaison and its consequences, A Mattress Maker's Daughter explores changing concepts of love and romance, new standards of public and private conduct, and emerging attitudes toward property and legitimacy just as the age of Renaissance humanism gives way to the Counter Reformation and Early Modern Europe.

The Art of Social Theory

Author: Richard Swedberg
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400850355
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In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Theory is a practical guide to doing just that. In this one-of-a-kind user's manual for social theorists, Richard Swedberg explains how theorizing occurs in what he calls the context of discovery, a process in which the researcher gathers preliminary data and thinks creatively about it using tools such as metaphor, analogy, and typology. He guides readers through each step of the theorist’s art, from observation and naming to concept formation and explanation. To theorize well, you also need a sound knowledge of existing social theory. Swedberg introduces readers to the most important theories and concepts, and discusses how to go about mastering them. If you can think, you can also learn to theorize. This book shows you how. Concise and accessible, The Art of Social Theory features helpful examples throughout, and also provides practical exercises that enable readers to learn through doing.

Author: Joe Abercrombie
Publisher: Metaichmio Publications
ISBN: 618030968X
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Μερικές φορές ένα κορίτσι δέχεται το άγγιγμα της Πολεμόχαρης Μητέρας. Τέτοιο κορίτσι είναι και η Θορν. Πασχίζοντας να πάρει εκδίκηση για τον θάνατο του πατέρα της, ζει μονάχα για να πολεμά. Τώρα, όμως, ο άντρας που τη δίδαξε πώς να σκοτώνει την κατηγορεί για φόνο. Μερικές φορές, μια γυναίκα γίνεται πολεμίστρια. Ξαφνικά βρίσκεται μπλεγμένη στις δολοπλοκίες του Πατέρα Γιάρβι, του πανούργου θεράποντα της Γκέτλαντ. Διασχίζοντας τον μισό κόσμο, αναζητώντας συμμάχους ενάντια στον αδίστακτο Υψηλό Βασιλέα, θα υποστεί μια σκληρή μαθητεία στο αίμα και τον δόλο. Μερικές φορές, μια πολεμίστρια γίνεται όπλο. Στο ταξίδι αυτό, έχει στο πλευρό της τον Μπραντ, έναν πολεμιστή που απεχθάνεται να σκοτώνει –αποτυχημένο τόσο στα δικά της μάτια όσο και στα δικά του–, με μία και μοναδική ευκαιρία να εξιλεωθεί. Τα όπλα υπηρετούν έναν και μόνο σκοπό. Άραγε η Θορν θα παραμείνει σε όλη της τη ζωή έρμαιο των ισχυρών ή θα καταφέρει να χαράξει τον δικό της δρόμο;

Imaginary People

Author: David Pringle
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
ISBN:
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A new edition of the who's who of over 1,400 fictional characters whose names are sometimes so familiar it's difficult to remember they're imaginary. Included in the biographical parade is Ben Casey, Casper, and Fitzwilliam Darcy, a compendium of high, low, and no brow at all, each exactly recorded with a snippet of biographical anecdote. The reference is as equally useful for scholarly work as it is for killing time in aimless pursuits of information. Distributed by Ashgate. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Contemporary Theatre Film and Television

Author: Thomas Riggs
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780787690496
Format: PDF, Kindle
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'Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television' is a biographical reference which provides students, educators, researchers, librarians and general readers with information on a wide range of entertainment figures.

Author: John Connolly
Publisher: Harlenic Hellas Publishing
ISBN: 9789604506835
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Pirate Story Megapack

Author: Robert E. Howard
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1479408948
Format: PDF, Docs
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Pirates! Here are tales of the seven seas (and beyond) by some of the greats of nautical fiction. From classics like "Treasure Island" and "The Ghost Pirates, to pulp tales by Robert E. Howard and J. Allan Dunn to modern swashbucklers set in fantasy worlds, "The Pirate Story Megapack" is a thrill-a-minute compilation of more than 3,100 pages of great pirate tales, both historical and set in fantasy world. And not all pirates sail the seas... Included are: THE GOLDEN DOLPHIN, by J. Allan Dunn A SET OF ROGUES, by Frank Barrett THE OFFSHORE PIRATE, by F. Scott Fitzgerald A BRUSH WITH THE CHINESE, by G.A. Henty THE MERCHANTMAN AND THE PIRATE, by Charles Reade THE TREASURE OF THE SEAS, by James De Mille THE PIRATE WOMAN, by Captain Dingle THE MAROONER, by J. Allan Dunn TREASURE ISLAND, by Robert Louis Stevenson OUR PIRATE HOARD, by Thomas A. Janvier THE PIRATE, by Frederick Marryat THE ROVER’S SECRET, by Harry Collingwood THE MADMAN AND THE PIRATE, by R.M. Ballantyne WOLVES OF THE SEA, by Randall Parrish THE IRON PIRATE, by Max Pemberton FORCED LUCK, by J. Allan Dunn THE PIRATE SHARK, by Elliott Whitney THE FROZEN PIRATE, by W. Clark Russell THE PIRATE ISLAND, by Harry Collingwood THE GHOST OF CAPTAIN BRAND, by Howard Pyle BLACK VULMEA’S VENGEANCE, by Robert E. Howard THE GHOST PIRATES, by William Hope Hodgson THE PIRATES OF CALUUR, by John Gregory Betancourt THE BROTHERS LAMMIAT, by John Gregory Betancourt SEA-CHILD, by Cynthia Ward And if you enjoy this volume, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see all the other entries in this great series, covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, westerns, classics -- and much, much more!