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Chinese Writing & Calligraphy

Author: Wendan Li  |  Isbn: 9780824833640  |  File size: 6.6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 324  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Suitable for college and high school students and those learning on their own, this fully illustrated coursebook provides comprehensive instruction in the history and...

Fanfares & Finesse: A Performer's Guide to Trumpet History & Literature

Author: Elisa Koehler  |  Isbn: 9780253011794  |  File size: 14.9MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Unlike the violin, which has flourished largely unchanged for close to four centuries, the trumpet has endured numerous changes in design and social status from the...

American Popular Music: Country

Author: Richard Carlin  |  Isbn: 9780816053124  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture American popular music reflects a rich cultural diversity. From Aaron Copland to Miles Davis to Elvis Presley to Muddy Waters, the United States has produced some of...

Reading-to-Write: Exploring a Cognitive & Social Process

Author: John Ackerman, Kathleen McCormick, Linda Flower, Margaret J. Kantz, and Victoria Stein  |  Isbn: 9780195061901  |  File size: 17.5MB  |  Year: 1990  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Social and Cognitive Studies in Writing and Literacy Series, is devoted to books that...

The Gospel to the Romans

Author: Brian Incigneri  |  Isbn: 9789004131088  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book proposes that Mark's Gospel was written in Rome in late 71 after the return of the feared Titus who had recently destroyed the Jerusalem Temple. Recognising...

What Moroccan Cinema?

Author: Sandra Gayle Carter  |  Isbn: 9780739131855  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture From its early focus on documentary film and nation building to its more recent spotlight on contemporary culture and feature filmmaking, Moroccan cinema has...

The Madman's Middle Way (Buddhism & Modernity Series)

Author: Donald S. Lopez Jr.  |  Isbn: 9780226493169  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Gendun Chopel is considered the most important Tibetan intellectual of the twentieth century. His life spanned the two defining moments in modern Tibetan history:...

Atlas of Hispanic-American History

Author: George Ochoa  |  Isbn: 9780816070923  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 250  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Building on the authoritative text of the first edition, this text chronicles the important cultural, historical, political, and social experiences of Hispanic Americans...

Sign of the End Times in Suart Al-Kahf

Author: Harun Yahya  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 253  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Qur'an contains all the commands and information necessary for the believer's life. It is Allah's book of revelation, valid until the Day of Judgment. One of its greatest miracles...

Fictions of the Irish Land War

Author: Heidi Hansson and James H. Murphy  |  Isbn: 9783034309998  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 229  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The eruption of rural distress in Ireland and the foundation of the Land League in 1879 sparked a number of novels, stories and plays forming an...

The Morpheme: A Theoretical Introduction

Author: David Embick  |  Isbn: 9781501510786  |  File size: 5+1MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 247  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book develops a theory of the morpheme in the framework of Distributed Morphology. Particular emphasis is devoted to the way in which functional morphemes receive...

Metaphors of Mind: An Eighteenth-Century Dictionary

Author: Brad Pasanek  |  Isbn: 9781421416885  |  File size: 6.21MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An encyclopedic dictionary along the lines of Voltaire’s classic Dictionnaire Philosophique, Metaphors of Mind provides an in-depth look at the myriad ways in...

The Age of the APOMON

Author: Elizabeth M Jeffreys and John Pryor  |  Isbn: 9789004151970  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 832  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume examines the development and evolution of the war galley known as the "Dromon," and its relative, the "Chelandion," from first...

The Cultural Revolution & Overacting

Author: Tuo Wang  |  Isbn: 9780739192900  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, which took place in China between 1966 and 1976, was a major political and social tragedy in Chinese history. As part of an effort...

Harmattan, a Wind of Change

Author: Carolyn Johnston  |  Isbn: 9781848851436  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The end of empire, a romantic story and the social life and culture of an elite British colony -- these are the fascinating themes to emerge from this unique...

Empire of Ancient Egypt

Author: Wendy Christensen  |  Isbn: 9780816055586  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Empire of Ancient Egypt opens with an introduction to the world and the geographic area in the years leading up to the empire, followed by a brief summary of the...

Das Heilige Römische Reich Deutscher Nation

Author: Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger  |  Isbn: 9783406535994  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 133  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Das Heilige Römische Reich Deutscher Nation war ein über die Jahrhunderte des Mittelalters allmählich gewachsenes politisches Gebilde, ein lose integrierter...

Enlightening Romanticism, Romancing the Enlightenment

Author: Miriam L. Wallace  |  Isbn: 9780754662433  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture As eighteenth-century scholarship expands its range, and disciplinary boundaries such as Enlightenment and Romanticism are challenged, novels published during the...

Gewalt Und Gewaltuberwindung in Der Bibel

Author: Walter Dietrich  |  Isbn: 9783290173418  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Fur 2001 hat der Okumenische Rat der Kirchen die Dekade zur Uberwindung der Gewalt ausgerufen. Das vorliegende Buch verfolgt erstmals diese Thematik ausfuhrlich durch...

In Search of the Truth

Author: Olga Weijers  |  Isbn: 9782503550510  |  File size: 6.2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 341  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Disputation and debate have accompanied human development from its beginnings. However, what we still call disputation, technically speaking, is a particular method of...