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thefacebook vol 1381 By Chris Bowes
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Volume 1381, Italo Campanini --- Iuvavum By Deutsch Print Wikipedia
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Volume 1381, Italo Campanini---Iuvavum Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big... More > data. Michael Mandiberg wrote software transforms all of Wikipedia in thousands of print on print-on-demand volumes, drawing attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a poetic material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. This German version encompases 3406 volumes that were uploaded in May and June 2016. Eine gängige Größenordnung für Enzyklopädien sind die Bände ihrer Ausgaben. Michael Mandiberg hat die aktuelle Version der deutschsprachigen Wikipedia in enzyklopädische Artikel umgerechnet und eine ganze Bibliothek des Wissens geschaffen: 3.406 Bände.< Less
Volume 1381, Candelero River --- Candidates of the Australian federal election, 1993 By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 1381, Candelero River---Candidates of the Australian federal election, 1993 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
A Mediaeval Mystic A Short Account of the Life and Writings of Blessed John Ruysbroeck, Canon Regular of Groenendael A.D. 1293-1381 By Vincent Scully
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Ruysbroeck By Evelyn Underhill
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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: Evelyn Underhill (6 December 1875 – 15 June 1941) was an... More > English Anglo-Catholic writer and pacifist known for her numerous works on religion and spiritual practice, in particular Christian mysticism.In the English-speaking world, she was one of the most widely read writers on such matters in the first half of the 20th century. No other book of its type—until the appearance in 1946 of Aldous Huxley's The Perennial Philosophy—met with success to match that of her best-known work, Mysticism, published in 1911.Underhill was born in Wolverhampton. She was a poet and novelist, as well as a pacifist and mystic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evelyn_Underhill< Less
A Dream of John Ball and A King's Lesson By William Morris
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An influential leader of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, John Ball paid the ultimate price for his outspoken support for the common people. He was hung, drawn and quartered in front of King Richard II... More > on 15 July 1381, according to the "Christian" laws then practised. At the last major meeting of the Kentish rebels at Blackheath he preached his famous "communistic" sermon. "When Adam delved and Eve span, Who was then the Gentleman? From the beginning all men by nature were created alike, and our bondage or servitude came in by the unjust oppression of naughty men. For if God would have had any bondmen from the beginning, he would have appointed who should be bond, and who free. And therefore I exhort you to consider that now the time is come, appointed to us by God, in which ye may, if ye will, cast off the yoke of bondage, and recover liberty." William Morris in his Dream brings the past alive and takes us back to those heroic days when the labouring poor stood up against the ruling landed aristocracy.< Less
A Dream of John Ball; and, A King's Lesson By William Morris
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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: William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an... More > English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist. Associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement, he was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. His literary contributions helped to establish the modern fantasy genre, while he played a significant role in propagating the early socialist movement in Britain.Born in Walthamstow, Essex, to a wealthy middle-class family, Morris came under the strong influence of medievalism while studying Classics at Oxford University, there joining the Birmingham Set. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Morris< Less
Richard II By Jacob Abbott
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The story of King Richard II of England (1367–1400, reigned 1377 to 1399), as told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. A son of the famous Edward, the Black Prince, he came to the throne at... More > just ten years of age. During his first years as king, government was in the hands of a series of councils whose leading member was his uncle, John of Gaunt. The first major event of the young king’s rule was the suppression of Wat Tyler’s Peasants' Revolt of 1381. However, courtiers prevented the young king from fully exercising power, and by 1387, government of the realm had been taken over by a council known as the Lords Appellant. By 1397, Richard had overthrown this council as well, but had acquired numerous internal enemies. In 1399, one of these enemies, the exiled son of John of Gaunt, Henry of Bolingbroke, invaded England and seized the throne, imprisoning the hapless Richard II who was murdered a year later.< Less
Richard II By Jacob Abbott
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The story of King Richard II of England (1367–1400, reigned 1377 to 1399), as told by master storyteller Jacob Abbott. A son of the famous Edward, the Black Prince, he came to the throne at... More > just ten years of age. During his first years as king, government was in the hands of a series of councils whose leading member was his uncle, John of Gaunt. The first major event of the young king’s rule was the suppression of Wat Tyler’s Peasants' Revolt of 1381. However, courtiers prevented the young king from fully exercising power, and by 1387, government of the realm had been taken over by a council known as the Lords Appellant. By 1397, Richard had overthrown this council as well, but had acquired numerous internal enemies. In 1399, one of these enemies, the exiled son of John of Gaunt, Henry of Bolingbroke, invaded England and seized the throne, imprisoning the hapless Richard II who was murdered a year later.< Less
Richard II of England: Classic Children Book By Jacob Abbott
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Richard II (6 January 1367 – ca. 14 February 1400) was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. Richard, a son of Edward, the Black Prince, was born during the reign of his... More > grandfather, Edward III. At the age of four, Richard became second in line to the throne when his older brother Edward of Angoulême died, and heir apparent when his father died in 1376. With Edward III's death the following year, Richard succeeded to the throne at the age of ten. During Richard's first years as king, government was in the hands of a series of councils. The political community preferred this to a regency led by the king's uncle, John of Gaunt, yet Gaunt remained highly influential. The first major challenge of the reign was the Peasants' Revolt in 1381, which the young king handled well, playing a major part in suppressing the rebellion< Less