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Crime: Its Cause and Treatment
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Clarence Seward Darrow (/ˈdæroʊ/; April 18, 1857... More > – March 13, 1938) was an American lawyer, leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and prominent advocate for Georgist economic reform. He was best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Robert "Bobby" Franks (1924). Some of his other notable cases included defending Ossian Sweet, and John T. Scopes in the Scopes "Monkey" Trial (1925), in which he opposed William Jennings Bryan (statesman, noted orator, and three-time presidential candidate). Called a "sophisticated country lawyer", he remains notable for his wit, which marked him as one of the most famous American lawyers and civil libertarians.Clarence Darrow was born in Kinsman, Ohio, on April 18, 1857. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Darrow< Less
Early Records of the Grace Episcopal Church of Livermore, California
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Records from 1900 through 1916 of the Grace Episcopal Church of Livermore, California, including baptisms, communicants, confirmations, marriages, deaths, and families. Includes every-name index.
Their Past Your Future
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In this book, the local people of York recall the effects of war, on themselves and thier loved ones. Inspired by the collections of York Museums Trust, community groups have worked with creative... More > writers to tell their stories. Included in the book, are first hand acounts, relating to images from York Art Gallery, amongst them the words of Effie Townend, a nurse from Selby, awarded the Royal Red Cross for her duty aboard HMHS Somersetshire.< Less
Delina - large 8.25" X 10.75" hardback
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Invisible Heads: Surrealists in North America - An Untold Story
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Surrealism in North America has a fractured history, with several arcs of continuity. Here is the story of one collective that evolves in five cities through various groups over four decades. This... More > volume charts its course from 1971 to the present. Included throughout are works by Schlechter Duvall, C. Brooke Rothwell, Ira Cohen, Will Alexander, Alice Farley, Jack Dauben, Mike Kabotie, Richard Waara, Terri Engel, Jon Graham and many more. This history also represents the relationships between younger surrealists in North America with older surrealists such as Clarence John Laughlin, Eugenio Granell, Philip Lamantia, Mario Cesariny, Marie Wilson, Radovan Ivsic and Annie Le Brun. Essential to understanding the fate of surrealism in North America, this history has now found its voice and compass, just beyond the limits set by the past . . . Now in one volume with corrections and new indexes added . . . Enter and leave as you please . . .< Less
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres
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Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Henry Adams writes so beautifully and this book is... More > a sheer wonder. Adams sets this up as a travel book looking at the main churches from Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres. However, much of the book is concerned with Chartres and its significance in medieval thought. The first half of the book focuses on the architecture and design of the great French churches, but the last part considers the world of medieval France: the poetry, the politics and a detailed consideration of the thought and arguments (literally) of Abelard. Adams looks at the ordinary people, places, and events in the context of the social conventions and systems of thought and belief of the thirteenth century turning the study of history into a kind of theater.< Less
MEMOIRES du MARQUIS D'ARGENSON, 1825
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Rene d'Argenson foreign minister under Louis XV wrote entensive memoires and a number of political and literary treatises. He was a friend of the French Philosophes. The MEMOIRES, 1825 is the first... More > of three editions published after his death and edited by his son. Other editions include the following: (1)Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Memoires et Journal inedit du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris, 1857-1858, 5 tomes. (2)Journal et Memoires du Marquis d'Argenson, Paris 1859-1867, Rathery edition, 9 tomes. (3)Journal du Regne de Louis XV,Paris,2002 11 tomes.(4) Journal and Memoires of the Marquis d'Argenson, abridged and translated, Katharine Wormeley, editor, 1901, 2 volumes.< Less
The US Constitution Historical Facts
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Interesting detailed text of historical facts about the US Constitution.
Boeing : Plane-Makers of Distinction
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This book is a history of Boeing 'Giants of the jet age'. It looks at the company and its secrets of success following the philosophy of its founder William Boeing. Its miraculous recovery on more... More > than one occassion from bankruptcy. Its airplanes, WW I biplane trainers and fighters, piston and jet-engined airliners, mergers and take-overs. The Raptor, and Dreaamliner, military and civil airplanes for the twenty-first century< Less
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