Climax

The History of Colorado's Climax Molybdenum Mine

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Author: Stephen M. Voynick

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing

ISBN: 9780878423545

Category: History

Page: 366

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High atop the Continental Divide, the Climax Mine opened during World War I to meet military needs for molybdenum, a metallic element that enhances the toughness and durability of steel. Climax became the most successful American company of the Great Depr

The Wow Climax

Tracing the Emotional Impact of Popular Culture

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Author: Henry Jenkins

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814742831

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 285

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White Cargo is the forgotten story of the thousands of Britons who lived and died in bondage in Britain’s American colonies. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, more than 300,000 white people were shipped to America as slaves. Urchins were swept up from London’s streets to labor in the tobacco fields, where life expectancy was no more than two years. Brothels were raided to provide “breeders” for Virginia. Hopeful migrants were duped into signing as indentured servants, unaware they would become personal property who could be bought, sold, and even gambled away. Transported convicts were paraded for sale like livestock. Drawing on letters crying for help, diaries, and court and government archives, Don Jordan and Michael Walsh demonstrate that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on whites throughout British rule. The trade ended with American independence, but the British still tried to sell convicts in their former colonies, which prompted one of the most audacious plots in Anglo-American history. This is a saga of exploration and cruelty spanning 170 years that has been submerged under the overwhelming memory of black slavery. White Cargo brings the brutal, uncomfortable story to the surface.

Climax of the Covenant

Christ And The Law In Pauline Theology

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Author: N.T. Wright

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780567295941

Category: Religion

Page: 332

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A detailed examination of the passages central to the debate about Paul's christology and his view of Jewish Law. From meticulous exegesis makes some striking theological and historical conclusions.

Climax

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Author: Paul Lederer

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1480487392

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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In a lonely western town, a marshal stands in the way of a gang of killers There is nothing to love about the town of Climax, a godforsaken speck of earth with one saloon, one restaurant, and one lawman. Ever since he got too old to ride the range, Giles Frost has worn a silver star, sleeping in the jail, patrolling Main Street twice a day, and waiting for trouble that has never shown its face—until now. On his nightly patrol, a gunshot rings out and Frost falls to the dirt, shot in the side. A gang of renegades has decided to make their home in Climax, and they have no interest in retaining the services of the law. But although he may look soft, Giles Frost has a spine of steel. There’s not much to this town, but its sheriff will kill to keep it free.

Climax I

Cotton on the Rocks

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Author: L. Tucker

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1456875183

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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CLIMAX kids, 1956

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Author: D. E. Vincent

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781452051871

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 156

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This charming account of life, circa 1956, in a remote mining town in central Colorado, depicts a vivid sense of the intensity of a child’s world - its passions, fears, anxieties, joys and pleasures. Contrasted with the ambience of family life in all its detail and devotion are sharp, but often wry, scenes where the young protagonist strains against the restrictions and prohibitions that are a natural part of growing up and the testing of which in large part measures that growth. The storyline is interwoven with historical vignettes regarding the molybdenum mining industry during it’s heyday, and the foundation and maintenance of the town of Climax at 11,300 feet - a unique community and an important part of Colorado history.

Climax of Prophecy

Studies on the Book of Revelation

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Author: Richard Bauckham

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 0567544591

Category: Religion

Page: 570

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The Apocalypse of John is a work of immense importance and learning. Yet among the major works of early Christianity included in the New Testament it has received relatively little scholarly attention.This work is a significant contribution to remedying this neglect. The author examines the meticulous literary artistry, creative imagination, radical political critique and profound theology of the Apocalypse of John. It is a sustained enterprise to understand both the form and the message of the Apocalypse in its literary and historical contexts.An invaluable and illuminating work for students, scholars and ministers

The Climax Of Rome

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Author: Michael Grant

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1780222769

Category: History

Page: 320

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The definitive study of Rome by one of the 20th century's finest ancient historians. A richly detailed portrait of Rome at the height of its glory.

Climax of Passion

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Author: Emma Darcy

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459284879

Category: Fiction

Page: 187

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"When East meets West…the result is passion!" He is Xa Shiraq, sheikh of Xabia… She is Amanda Buchanan, independent hotelier… When they meet, he declares that they are meant for each other, but what does Amanda have to offer such a man? Then the sheikh accuses her of using him to try to clear her father's name. So Amanda offers Xa Shiraq a bargain—one night of love in return for her freedom. But where will this dangerous liaison lead? Amanda finds herself hoping that she will remain the sheikh's captive for ever and ever and ever!