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The Scientific Study of Peace and War

Author : John A. Vasquez
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The contributors of this book suggest methodologies for a systematic analysis of historical examples, using controlled observation, the collection of evidence, and careful inferences.

Learning to Perform

Author : Carol Simpson Stern
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In Learning to Perform. Carol Simpson Stern and Bruce Henderson introduce the art and craft of performing literary texts, including poetry, prose fiction, and drama, as well as personal narratives and ethnographic materials. They present a performance methodology that offers instruction in close reading and analysis, the development and refinement of performance skills, and the ability to think critically about and discuss a performance. As students become reacquainted with the world of the imagination and its possibilities, the insights they gain in the classroom can become the basis for achievement not only on the stage or in front of the camera but in many facets of public life. By addressing an expanded sense of text that includes cultural as well as literary artifacts, Stern and Henderson bridge the gap between oral interpretation and the more inclusive field of performance studies. A substantial appendix provides a dozen texts for performance in the classroom, including works by Jane Hamilton, Willa Cather, Henry James, E.M. Forster, Henrik Ibsen, Jane Austen, and Michael S. Bowman.

My American Harp

Author : Surazeus Astarius
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"My American Harp" presents 1,169 poems written 2010-2014 by Surazeus that explore what it means to be an American in the modern world of an interconnected global civilization.

Best Folk Pop Songs Ever Songbook

Author : Hal Leonard Corp.
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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). Piano/vocal/guitar arrangements of nearly 70 songs from the folk/pop pioneers to contemporary artists, including: Abraham, Martin and John * Aquarius * California Dreamin' * Daydream Believer * Hallelujah * He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother * Homeward Bound * I'd like to Teach the World to Sing * If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song) * If I Were a Carpenter * Kokomo * Like a Rolling Stone * Mrs. Robinson * Mr. Bojangles * Mr. Tambourine Man * Monday, Monday * Morning Has Broken * People Got to Be Free * Puff the Magic Dragon * The Rainbow Connection * Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head * Sing * Southern Cross * Sunshine (Go Away Today) * Sunshine on My Shoulders * This Land Is Your Land * Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree * The Times They Are A-Changin' * Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) * The Unicorn * Where Have All the Flowers Gone? * A Whiter Shade of Pale * The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald * and more.

Genesis Too

Author : Rob Ransone
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Genesis Too: A Rational Story of How All Things Began and the Main Events that Have Shaped Our World: A Resolution of Creationist and Evolutionist Theories of the Creation of the Universe By: Rob Ransone Genesis Too addresses such sensitive issues as: Where did that first particle come from that resulted in the Big Bang and what was it? Why are creationist and evolutionist theories of the Universe both right? Why is there Free Will? Why is there evil in the world? Is God really omnipotent? Was Jesus God’s only son? Is there a heaven or a hell? Why are Islamic terrorists not following the teachings of Muhammad? Why does the US Government only back scoundrels in other countries? Why is Johannes Gutenberg the most important individual who ever lived? Of the American, French, and Russian revolutions, why is the French Revolution the most important? What were the three worst decisions made during World War II? What were the two worst decisions made by US presidents? Why did all 22 US intelligence agencies fail to prevent 9/11, even though the preparations were in plain sight? If we meet aliens from other worlds, will we be the colonists or the Indians? What are the ethics of changing the human genome?

Heir to Power

Author : Michele Poague
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The colony of Survin has been hidden for centuries, protecting an ancient religious artifact called the Healing Crystal from men who would steal or destroy it. Kairma, heir to the Crystal, is destined to mate with the handsome Naturi and become the leader of the reclusive colony, but she is too young to realize the peril soon to arrive. At sixteen, Kairma is too young to realize many things . Kairma would rather go spelunking with her brother and his best friend than study ancient medicine and religious laws, but the discovery of a tomb containing ancient artifacts leads Kairma to question her religion and the true nature of the Crystal. To further complicate Kairmas ascent, a childhood illness has left her resembling a nearby race of men both hated and feared by the people of Survin. Because of this, Kairmas younger sister Kinter, who is in love with Naturi, believes she is the rightful heir. Disease and infertility have decimated Survin, but bigotry and religious laws forbid the introduction of new members so things heat up when a traveling archeologist stumbles upon the reclusive colony and introduces a powerful new weapon. Forced into a larger world, the Survinees discover they hold an object of unimaginable power, a power other men covet, a power that might save or forever damn the human race.

Songs of the Vietnam Conflict

Author : James E. Perone
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Provides a detailed critical and musical analysis of nearly 150 songs related to and inspired by the Vietnam War and a selected discography of both original releases and reissues.

The End of the World

Author : Maria Manuel Lisboa
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Our fear of the world ending, like our fear of the dark, is ancient, deep-seated and perennial. It crosses boundaries of space and time, recurs in all human communities and finds expression in every aspect of cultural production - from pre-historic cave paintings to high-tech computer games. This volume examines historical and imaginary scenarios of apocalypse, the depiction of its likely triggers, and imagined landscapes in the aftermath of global destruction. Its discussion moves effortlessly from classic novels including Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake, to blockbuster films such as Blade Runner, Armageddon and Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Lisboa also takes into account religious doctrine, scientific research and the visual arts to create a penetrating, multi-disciplinary study that provides profound insight into one of Western culture's most fascinating and enduring preoccupations.

Author : 红洋
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这本书收集了国内读者及海外网友对二十万字长篇小说《花落花开》原名《花浓爱更浓》的评论、建议和跟贴。 Listening to my audio book (听我的有声书):http://www.ximalaya.com/zhubo/43903311/

I the Blue Angel

Author : Lázaro Droznes
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Life and Songs of Marlene Dietrich Marlene Dietrich was one of Hollywood's topmost stars and one of the greatest myths in cinema. She was born in Germany but later on, after being discovered by Josef von Sternberg, she migrated to the US to eventually become a citizen. She was the seduction icon, the fatal woman with the eternal femininity. Her intense militancy against Nazism and her participation, as a soldier in the Second World War revealed an extraordinary aspect of her life and personality. In this play, Marlene tells anecdotes, and speaks about intimate experiences of her legendary life interweaved with the famous songs that illustrated it. What is the mystery that Marlene hides and then reveals?