Brothers Beyond the Sea

National Socialism in Canada

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Author: Jonathan F. Wagner

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

ISBN: 155458812X

Category: History

Page: 190

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During the years 1933 to 1939, a pro-Nazi movement developed in Canada. With the support of the German National Socialist Party, Canadian pro-Nazi institutions were formed: clubs, rallies, schools, and newspapers. The movement ended in failure. The author analyzes the reasons for the formation and decline of the National Socialist Party in Canada, describing in the process the general characteristics of the German community in Canada, the extent of Nazi activity in this country, and the influence of the Canadian environment on the movement. The book, well researched and carefully documented, is an original contribution to Canadian history of the 1930s.

How Silent Were the Churches?

Canadian Protestantism and the Jewish Plight during the Nazi Era

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Author: Alan Davies,Marilyn F. Nefsky

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

ISBN: 1554586666

Category: History

Page: 195

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Winner of the 1997 Jewish Book Committee award for scholarship on a Canadian Jewish subject. Ever since Abella and Troper (None Is too Many, 1982) exposed the anti-Semitism behind Canada’s refusal to allow Jewish escapees from the Third Reich to immigrate, the Canadian churches have been under a shadow. Were the churches silent or largely silent, as alleged, or did they speak? In How Silent Were the Churches? a Jew and a Christian examine the Protestant record. Old letters, sermons and other church documents yield a profile of contemporary Protestant attitudes. Countless questions are raised — How much anti-Semitism lurked in Canadian Protestantism? How much pro-German feeling? How accurately did the churches of Canada read the signs of the times? Or did they bury their heads in the sand? Davies and Nefsky discover some surprising answers. The theologies and the historical and ethnic configurations of Protestant Canada, encompassing religious communities from the United Church to the Quakers, are brought into relief against the background of the Great Depression, the rise of fascism in Europe and the resurgence of nativism in Canadian society. The authors conclude their study with an evaluation of the limits to Protestant influence in Canada and the dilemmas faced by religious communities and persons of conscience when confronted by the realities of power.

The Great Archons

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Author: Ghassan Jabali

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1483401979

Category: Fantasy fiction

Page: 378

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Darkness looms over Eastern Rogal. The spirits are fading, the bandits are conquering and kingdoms are crumbling. Nicolas, Justin and Dorothy must protect their families when their city, Benith, is destroyed by the Bandit Clans. After terrible struggles to survive in the Warua Forest, they join the Order of Light and learn magic. Their quest to defeat the Bandit Kings takes an unexpected turn when the spirits declare them Chosen, destined to destroy the Spirit of Calamity. From terrifying wolvans, monstrous demons, cruel bandits and the curse of the elves, Nicolas, Justin and Dorothy must overcome all obstacles or lose everything. The rise of the Archons is a story about war, struggle and hope. Ghassan Jabali is an aspiring novelist who has written various stories on fantasy, drama and science fiction. His first book, The Great Archons, was originally written when he was only 16 years old. He currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada and studies to get his Bachelor's Degree in English.

Maritime Biloxi

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Author: Val Husley

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1439627711

Category: Transportation

Page: 128

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Site of the landing of Pierre LeMoyne Sieur d'Iberville in February 1699 and the birthplace of the French colony la Louisiane, Biloxi has been nurtured by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico for more than three hundred years. Located almost due north of the mouth of the Mississippi, on a coast laced with small rivers, bays, and bayous, the historic peninsula city owes much of its fortune and growth to the bountiful waters and pleasant salt-air ambiance of the Mississippi Sound. Although Biloxi garnered its earliest fame as a seaside antebellum resort, the arrival of the railroad in 1870 led to the meteoric rise of a seafood industry which, by the end of the nineteenth century, had allowed the city to lay legitimate claim to the title “Seafood Capital of the World.” Since the 1880s, a large Biloxi fishing fleet has harvested the Mississippi Sound and adjacent Gulf waters, keeping the city's seafood among the most highly prized in the nation. Today, a bustling new casino gaming industry, resort hotels, and myriad outdoor recreational activities have promoted the city to a world class tourist and retirement destination.

The Prince with One Hundred Brothers

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Author: Jesse Sterling Harrison

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477105549

Category: Fiction

Page: 170

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A nameless man wakes up stricken with amnesia in a ruined city. He must find a way to survive, and unravel the history of his city and himself. Nearby, Laura is coming of age in a fortified commune. She embodies the future of her settlement, but yearns only to escape. Together these two will travel a smashed America, facing danger from people and the land itself. To the East is a city of learning, ruled by the mysterious Prince. But is he a prophet or a tyrant? Come along on the most imaginative journey of the year.

Maui Goes Fishing

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Author: Julie Stewart Williams

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824813901

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 31

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Måaui makes a fishing hook of great power and out of the sea he pulls land that becomes the islands of Hawaii.

Beyond the Storm

An Acadian Odyssey

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Author: Leon Arceneaux

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 146978520X

Category: Fiction

Page: 158

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Life in Acadia could not be better for Louis and Emmeline. The promise of shunshine and happiness lies ahead. They are deeply in love. A new log cabin and farmland, their Beaubassin, awaits them where they will share their love and raise a family. But three days before their wedding, a storm of terror tears their tranquil world apart. An entire nation is scattered to the winds. Emmeline's last words to Louis before they part are "Remember, my love. Beyond the storm, the sun still shines." They are put on separate ships, not knowing what part of the world the other may find themselves. Louis endures untold hardship and suffering on his quest to find Emmeline. A quest that takes him from a British prison in Halifax to the tormenting heat and toil of building a French seaport in the Caribbean. Finally his odyssey takes him to Louisiana searching for the sunshine beyond the storm. Longfellow, in his epic."Evangeline," follows Evangeline's (Emmeline LaBiche)search for Gabriel (Louis Arceneaux). This is Louis' search for his lost love, Emmeline. A story written with the tears and hopes of the ancesters of the modern day Cajuns.

Deeds Done Beyond the Sea

Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders presented to Peter Edbury

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Author: Dr Susan B Edgington,Professor Helen J Nicholson

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1472417836

Category: History

Page: 260

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This volume celebrates Peter Edbury’s career by bringing together essays focusing on his major research interests; the great historian of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, William of Tyre, and his chronicle; medieval Cyprus; and the Military Orders in the Middle Ages. All based on original research, contributions include new work on manuscripts from the twelfth to the seventeenth centuries; studies of language in William of Tyre; thematic surveys; legal and commercial investigations pertaining to Cyprus; aspects of memorialization, and biographical studies.

The New Natura Brevium

From Notes and References Added and the Index Considerably Enlarged : In Two Volumes

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 200

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Beyond the Bitter Sea

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Author: J. G. Knott

Publisher: Dockside Consultants Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 540

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Life is like a river, changing course when least expected. Slowly drifting down the Euphrates River on a reed raft, a young Babylonian man named Gil has escaped an indentured servitude and is on a quest to find his father. His father had failed to return from a trading voyage with goods promised to the Babylonian merchants who financed his trip. According to Babylonian law, Gil was placed to labor in a brickyard and his family was now in jeopardy. Pursued by the henchmen of the merchants, Gil reaches the sea and finds himself caught by the raging waters of a sudden storm and pushed into the expanse of the Persian Gulf. Nearly losing his life, he awakens on an outpost island of the ancient trading center of Dilmun where he meets a merchant seaman from the Mesopotamian city of Ur. With the help of the seaman Gil arrives in Dilmun only to learn that pirates have captured his father. With no resources, Gil cannot continue the search. A seaman named Ea-Nazer takes pity on Gil and decides to help him find his father. An old navigator from Dilmun named Abd Manaf who knows the waters that they will be sailing offers to aid in the search and joins the crew. Sailing through the Straits of Hormuz they enter into the expanse of the Arabian Sea and cross to the coast of ancient Sindh. Gil and his new companions are drawn into an adventure that will lead them to encounters with pirates, the people of Sindh, India, Ancient Sri Lanka and stormy seas. As the story develops, it weaves a rich tapestry of adventure and of life in the 6th century BC. Gil successfully finds his father, only to lose him to the ravages of fever. Now he knows he can never return to Babylon. He is a wanted man. He will never again be able to hold his true love Amata in his arms. In order to create a new life for himself using the lessons learned by his father’s side, he begins trading goods along the coast of Sindh. With success his life again has meaning. Although he still occasionally worries about those he left behind in Babylon, he is content. After many years of coastal trading, he is approached by a young Sindhi woman who is the cousin of a crewman that he dismissed for dishonesty. She asks him to help locate her father on the island of Sri Lanka and retrieve a treasure that her father has found. The beautiful and feisty Aditi assures Gil that her cousin Ashoka regrets his actions and has recommended Gil for his seamanship and honesty. Gil is hesitant but is intrigued with Aditi and her story. After consulting his crew he agrees to the trip and sets sail toward the tip of the Indian subcontinent and the mysterious island country of Sri Lanka. This is a tale of friendships gained and lost, of love and new beginnings. Gil’s old world crumbles and his new world develops into a life that fulfills him.

Application Commentary of the Gospel of Matthew

2017 Revised Edition

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Author: John M. Strohman, J.D.

Publisher: Cross Centered Press

ISBN: 0985994924

Category: Religion

Page: 860

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The Application Commentary of the Gospel of Matthew is a verse by verse examination of the Gospel of Matthew and should be seriously considered for application in personal/family devotions, group Bible studies and Sunday school classes. It is designed to build up and equip the Christian (new believer or lifelong) in understanding and living out God's Word. Each section concludes with a portion called Summary and Application which discusses how to apply the scripture studied to daily life. James summed up this concept when he wrote: “But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.” James 1:22

Laya

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Author: Bernard Gadd

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0987652923

Category: Polynesians

Page: 137

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Thirteen year-old Laya is abducted from her tribe, the early ancestors of today's Fijians and Polynesians. She is forced to accompany a group of fugitives from their Pacific island as servant to the aging priest, Langi. and with them crosses the Western Pacific Ocean between Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Fiji in search of a new home. Many dangers are encountered en route and in the end, Laya unexpectedly must decide what their future will be.

Into the Storm: Beyond the Western Sea Book Two

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Author: Avi

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545502187

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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Avi's suspenseful seafaring adventure ESCAPE FROM HOME continues in INTO THE STORM. Fifteen-year-old Maura and twelve-year-old Patrick O'Connell are finally free from the impoverished conditions of their small Irish village. Though they've made it onto the ship to America, there's still a treacherous journey ahead of them. In the storage hold, ten-year-old Laurence Kirkle struggles to survive and stay hidden as the ship's crew searches for stowaways to throw overboard. All three children are in search of a better world and a new home. But will they find what they're looking for in America? Once again, Avi skillfully creates an edge-of-your-seat adventure brimming with action and heart.

The Quinn Brothers

2-in-1

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Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101146866

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the first two novels in a captivating saga about the lives and loves of four brothers on the windswept shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Sea Swept A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn travels the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father calls him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life changes overnight. Rising Tides Of the three brothers, it was Ethan who shared his father's passion for the Maryland shore. And now with his father gone, Ethan is determined to make the family boat-building business a success. But amidst his achievements lie the most important challenges of his life.

History Beyond the Text

A Student’s Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

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Author: Sarah Barber,Corinna Peniston-Bird

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135688710

Category: History

Page: 210

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Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In order to help historians successfully move beyond traditional text, Sarah Barber and Corinna Peniston-Bird bring together chapters from historical specialists in the fields of fine art, photography, film, oral history, architecture, virtual sources, music, cartoons, landscape and material culture to explain why, when and how these less traditional sources can be used. Each chapter introduces the reader to the source, suggests the methodological and theoretical questions historians should keep in mind when using it, and provides case studies to illustrate best practice in analysis and interpretation. Pulling these disparate sources together, the introduction discusses the nature of historical sources and those factors which are unique to, and shared by, the sources covered throughout the book. Taking examples from around the globe, this collection of essays aims to inspire practitioners of history to expand their horizons, and incorporate a wide variety of primary sources in their work.

Beyond the Reef

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Author: Alexander Kent

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409062201

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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In March 1808, as Napoleon holds Portugal and threatens his old ally Spain, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is dispatched once more to the Cape of Good Hope to establish a permanent naval force there. Setting aside his bitter memories and the anguish of a friendship betrayed, Bolitho takes passage in the ill-fated Golden Plover. With him sail others commanded by duty and lured by danger - and those who wish only to escape. But when shipwreck and disaster overtake the Golden Plover off the desolate coast of Africa, neither the innocent nor the damned are spared. Beyond the tortured hell of the reef, Bolitho's battle begins - to summon the survivors' last reserves of courage and of hope.

NIV, The Chronological Study Bible, eBook

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Author: Thomas Nelson

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1401680135

Category: Bibles

Page: 1664

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The Chronological Study Bible presents the text of the New International Version in chronological order - the order in which the events actually happened - with notes, articles, and full-color graphics that connect the reader to the history and culture of Bible times and gives the reader a dramatic, "you are there" experience. Features include full-color illustrations of places, artifacts, and cultural phenomena, contextual articles that connect Biblical times and world history and culture, daily life notes, time panels and charts that show the flow of Biblical history, and in-text and full-color maps. Part of the Signature Series line of Thomas Nelson Bibles Chronological Study Bibles sold to date: More than 400,000 Thomas Nelson Bibles is a proud supporter of World Vision in eradicating poverty and preventable deaths among children. Learn more and discover what you can do at www.seegodswordinaction.com.