This publication analyses modern conflict commemoration in Britain and Russia. concentrating on the political elements of remembrance, it explores the instrumentalisation of reminiscence for handling civil-military family and garnering public help for conflicts. It explains the nexus among remembrance, militarisation and nationalism in smooth societies.
By Pamela Loos, Harold Bloom
Essays of severe interpretation painting perspectives of Norman Mailer's paintings, together with of a fireplace at the Moon, Barbary Shore, and hard men do not Dance..
By Nicole Zoltack
Katia jumps on the likelihood to visit England together with her ally after Rose ditches her deadbeat boyfriend. whereas strolling during the marketplace, she spies a wide mansion and acknowledges the man out entrance as her highschool buddy Tony. simply as they begin to reconnect, Katia passes via occasions and lands within the hands of Lord Landon, who feels like Tony yet definitely doesn’t act like him.
Soon, Katia learns that this 1815 isn't the same as the single in historical past books. Trapped in a parallel global, Katia struggles not to fall for Landon yet his attraction proves an excessive amount of for her. simply while she is set to admit her love for him, Katia travels via time but again.
The process love by no means did run tender and if Katia can’t work out and grasp the try of time, she’ll by no means see her neighbors back, or worse, by no means be reunited with Landon.
By Robert C. Cottrell
* This sequence examines the major outcomes of arbitrary border making in international historical past - previous and current * those reviews describe arbitrary borders as locations the place humans engage otherwise from the way in which they might had the boundary no longer existed * Analytical, yet effortless to learn, those short histories will entice a large sweep of readership
By Ronald A. Reis
Teeming with a inhabitants of 3.5 million on the finish of the nineteenth century, the island of new york could not meet the city's call for for swift transit with its horse-drawn trolleys and increased teach traces. ny urban wanted a subway process. After 4 years of digging and diverting miles of utilities and tunneling less than the Harlem River, the city's citizens celebrated a brand new period in mass transit on October 27, 1904, with the hole of a nine-mile subway course. within the century to return, the hot York subway might develop and extend to a method that runs 24 hours an afternoon, seven days per week, with 6,400 autos, 468 stations, a regular ridership of 4.5 million, and 842 miles of music - longer than the gap from big apple to Chicago. Politics, graffiti, and incredible development demanding situations mixed to make the development and working of the hot York subway approach one of many America's maximum civic undertakings.
By Robert Storey
"An old mystery. A cataclysmic act of God. Humanity’s final stand."
In the yr 2040 Sarah Morgan, an English archaeologist, has lengthy been looking facts to again up her claims that a sophisticated human ancestor as soon as populated the Earth. while she eventually will get the facts she craves it's cruelly wrenched from her take hold of; yet by no means one to lie down Sarah reveals one other direction, a direction that propels her right into a quest that would span continents and alter her existence forever.
Simultaneously the realm prepares for the coming of 2011 AG5, an asteroid that might impression off the South African sea coast with the strength such as the strike that burnt up the dinosaurs sixty five million years past. Humanity has lengthy been making plans for this tremendous occasion and lots of arrangements were made to counteract its after results as a way to defend the ever fragile worldwide economic system and civilisation itself. because the global holds its collective breath, less than the skin government-run clandestine subterranean amenities are gearing up for the demanding situations forward. those amenities are run through the proficient and ever mercurial Professor Steiner who has overseen a world programme charged with the maintenance of mankind, because the clock ticks down in the direction of 0 hour his time table is on the right track; although every thing will possibly not prove as easily as he’d hoped…
“Thrills, suspense, motion and event; this novel has all of it. Relentless and fast-paced 2040: Revelations may have you at the fringe of your seat and short of more!”
“2040 - Indiana Jones with an Armageddon and Jules Verne infusion. upload a soupçon of Tom Clancy for an explosive trip of momentous proportions...”
By L.C. Mawson
Magic could be genuine, yet chuffed endings greatly stay a myth.
Freya Snow, a sarcastic, awkward, probably-autistic teen, has spent her complete lifestyles relocating from foster domestic to foster domestic, in need of not anything greater than to begin residing her lifestyles, instead of being caught within the stasis of excessive school.
When the ghost of her mother’s mentor seems, revealing that Freya is not any traditional human, Freya relishes within the likelihood to be diversified in a great way for a change.
But ghosts lie, and the realm of magic is much extra harmful than Freya is ready for.
When she unearths herself scuffling with for her existence, she realises that she must have been cautious along with her want for change.
The international is a perilous position, and a puppy with no pack is not anything yet prey.
HUNT is a YA city delusion novel with a touch of sci-fi. it's the first e-book within the Freya Snow sequence.
By Lisa Yount
The deep sea takes up nearly 70 percentage of Earth's floor and greater than ninety seven percentage, by way of quantity, of the a part of the planet to be had to dwelling issues. And but, it was once basically within the twentieth century that people constructed the expertise to enterprise quite a lot of hundred toes down into this daunting international. actually, latest deepwater marine technology owes a lot of its life to the U.S. Navy's skill to observe enemy submarines via sound in the course of global conflict II. "Modern Marine technological know-how" profiles 12 women and men who led the best way into the oceans' private waters via study and new applied sciences. From Charles Darwin to Henry Stommel to Robert Ballard, this quantity explores the lives and accomplishments of those clinical revolutionaries.
By Jenna L. Zigler OD FAAO
Hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe be afflicted by Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), which impacts not just their imaginative and prescient, yet their caliber of lifestyles in addition. Many undergo by myself as they endure dear, invasive remedies to take care of their imaginative and prescient. it's so vital to appreciate the chance elements for AMD in addition to the preventative measures and coverings to be had, and Dr. Jenna Zigler is right here to take you on that trip. An optometrist who cares day-by-day for people with macular degeneration, Dr. Jenna will move over the danger components for AMD, vital indicators to monitor for, supplements to avoid the affliction, and coverings on hand. as well as this, you will additionally achieve entry to the scuffling with Blindness help group that's jam-packed with priceless info and solutions to your entire eye health and wellbeing questions.
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