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Essay on the Life of Prince Henry the Navigator By José Braz Pereira da Cruz
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The Prince Henry may be taken as a symbol of wishes and efforts of anonymous navigators, cartographers, of cosmographers, merchants and adventurers who helped modern man to build new dimensions to... More > the perspective of the world. A prince of remarkable qualities that worked in favor of the Kingdom and of the Catholic religion, with projects, subject to successes and failures, stubborn in realizing their desires, and a man deeply marked by the conditions and conveniences of life of his time. It is to mention that the author was awarded with the prize Henriquino, in 1960, in Portugal.< Less
New Life for Urban Manufacturing Districts By Northeastern University School of Architecture
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Every large American city has a dedicated manufacturing and industrial district that was created from scratch in the late 1950s and 1960s to remove industry from the central business districts and to... More > relocate manufacturing companies to the new interstate highway system. Many of the districts, such as Newmarket in Boston, Mill River in New Haven, CT, and Morris Point in the Bronx, still have vital companies, but not at the density that they had at their inception and through the 1970s. The question today is what to do with these districts from an economic development and urban design standpoint.< Less
secrets about my love life By Marina Pinsky
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1960's russian slapstick comedies, a dozen snake heads, abraham lincoln, air chess, andrew wk, anorexic snakes, beards, bears, being a glutton, bobby fischer, bruce springsteen, cadavers,... More > cannibalism, charles barkley, chess players, christopher robin, cluny, convergent evolution, depeche mode, dinosaurs, dwarfs, eloping, embryos, famous gluttons, feral children, getting married on surfboards, going back in time, julia johnston, knife throwing, maple syrup theft, medical oddities, midget run tiger farm, moscow, my dad, national geographic naps, neuroscience, newly discovered mass graves, nurse dresses, pizza lasagna, prince william, raptors, reptilian surgery, stewardess uniforms, surf guitar, tarrare, the royal family, the ruff ryders, tiger farming, two headed creatures, wolf children, wrestling anacondas, zen speedflicks< Less
The Parents In Rhymes: Their Life, Death and Times By Julian Bowman
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This is an un-conventional story of love and abuse, a double biography and a social history. Compelled to write following the death of his mother and father Julian Bowman chose rhyming couplets, in... More > recognition of his parents’ remarkable interdependency - and as an act of protest against his father, a poet who hated rhyme. This epic story is told chronologically, from tough childhoods and murky pasts in the East End of London in the 1930s, to evacuation in 1940 and sexual abuse in the post-war years; from falling in love amidst rationing and the rising welfare state in the 1950s, to building an ideal nuclear family in suburbia in the 1960s; from hidden abuse and traumas in the 1970s to disturbing revelations, crisis and collapse in the 1980s; from reinvention and reconnection in the 1990s to creativity and final adventures in the 2000s - and on to final deterioration, hauntings and death in the 2010s.< Less
The Good Life: My Inflated AutoBiography By Ronald G Corwin
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This is the story of Ronald G. Corwin's journey from his childhood home located a few houses from the city dump in Waterloo, Iowa--riding the waves of the the most expansive era in the nation's... More > history. Included are humorous accounts of his early frustrating work experiences, his rocky athletic career and other experiences in high school; his run for student body president at the State University of Northern Iowa; his life in Japan while in the U.S. army; and his stint on skid row while in graduate school at the University of Minnesota. He discusses his children and many other facets of his personal life--including houses he lived in, his cars, his dogs. And he describes his long career at Ohio State University and the books he published there. The book ends with reflections on how his life was shaped by the historical era, by higher education in the 1960s and 1970s, his social context, his friends and neighbors, and his wife Bonnie whom he met in the 7th grade. He concludes with his philosophy of life.< Less
Hot-Walker Life on the Fast Track By Mallory Neeve Wilkins
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Hot-Walker Life on the Fast Track - sports crime romance novel. The 1960s marked the rise of a new generation, Canadian horse racing and courtroom drama when Hot-Walker Frannie Harrison witnessed the... More > violent murder of her fiance at Woodbine racetrack. She was the youngest child of a wealthy but alcoholic and dysfunctional family who set out to find her own life in the turbulent 1960s. Ultimately, Frannie finds herself in Yorkville, Toronto's hippie community, filled with drop-outs and American draft dodgers. Young and innocent, she falls in love with an ambitious American who works at the racetrack and convinces her to take a job there. Suspecting he is into drug dealing, she is by no means prepared for his death. Grief-stricken, she struggles with denial and complicated relationships before escaping to Europe. When petitioned for trial, Frannie returns to Toronto to deal with the painful ordeal that produces devastating testimonies about life on the fast track, a murder trial that shocks Toronto community.< Less
Excerpt One. Teaching and Life at Marby College ... By Andrew Rice-Oxley
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These extracts from Lessons and Discoveries contain portraits of several unforgettable schoolmasters and their idiosyncratic styles of teaching. They show too how life at Marby College changed for... More > Martin Rigby Smith over the course of five years from oppressive rules and restrictions to almost total liberty, and the extent to which the early 1960s, politically and socially, impinged on Martin and his school contemporaries.< Less
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Finding Bill - A Nephew’s Search for Meaning in his Uncle’s Life and Death By Steve Newvine
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When the author's uncle died 6 months after returning from Vietnam, his family did their best to deal with the grief and move on with their lives. Over 40 years later, the author embarks on a... More > journey to learn more about his uncle. An expanded version of two chapters from two previous books, plus new material and photos that tell the story of a Vietnam veteran who is remembered by Army buddies and others who knew him from the War. Thanks to a Vietnam veterans group headed by a soldier dedicated to preserving history from that era, the author is put in touch with several people who served alongside his uncle. The multi year journey to learn more about his uncle takes him down many paths. See how losing a relative from the view of an 11 year old boy. The author tells how his family coped with the loss in the 60s and 70s. The story moves to the 1990s when a chance incident leads to a rediscovering of the man, his life, and his legacy. 2nd edition includes letters Bill wrote to his family while in Vietnam.< Less
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