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British Goblins By Wirt Sikes
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One of the most beautiful and complete collections of stories, legends, myths, folktales, and traditions to ever emerge from Wales. Compiled by an American—the United States consul for Wales in... More > the late nineteenth century—this volume was the work of several years’ labor. Scouring the hills and valleys of Wales after falling in love with the land, the author wrote down the oral traditions, stories, myths, and legends related to him by the people he met on his travels. The result was a spectacular work, divided up into four sections: “Faerie Realm,” the “Spirit-World,” “Quaint Old Customs,” and “Bells, Wells, Stones, and Dragons.” In this book, the reader will not only learn of the greatest Welsh legends (including King Arthur, Iolo ap Hugh, the Green Lady of Caerphilly), but also of the local fairy stories and even the superstitions of ancient—and not so ancient—Wales. This edition has been completely reset, contains the full text and all the wonderful—and hand restored—illustrations of the original work.< Less
British Goblins By Wirt Sikes
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One of the most beautiful and complete collections of stories, legends, myths, folktales, and traditions to ever emerge from Wales. Compiled by an American—the United States consul for Wales in... More > the late nineteenth century—this volume was the work of several years’ labor. Scouring the hills and valleys of Wales after falling in love with the land, the author wrote down the oral traditions, stories, myths, and legends related to him by the people he met on his travels. The result was a spectacular work, divided up into four sections: “Faerie Realm,” the “Spirit-World,” “Quaint Old Customs,” and “Bells, Wells, Stones, and Dragons.” In this book, the reader will not only learn of the greatest Welsh legends (including King Arthur, Iolo ap Hugh, the Green Lady of Caerphilly), but also of the local fairy stories and even the superstitions of ancient—and not so ancient—Wales. This edition has been completely reset, contains the full text and all the wonderful—and hand restored—illustrations of the original work.< Less
The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 By Rev G.R. Gleig M.A.
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The Narrative contains, an authentic account, of the expedition directed against Washington and New Orleans, towards the close of the Anglo-American war. It has been compiled, from a journal kept by... More > the author whilst engaged in the enterprise. The adventures of each were faithfully noted down as they occurred, and such remarks made upon passing events as suggested themselves to his mind at the moment. The author Rev G.R. Gleig went on to be the Chaplain-General to the forces, but here relates his real experiences, his discoveries of the horrors of war, the other side of the glory.< Less
The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 By Rev G.R. Gleig M.A.
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The Narrative contains, an authentic account, of the expedition directed against Washington and New Orleans, towards the close of the Anglo-American war. It has been compiled, from a journal kept by... More > the author whilst engaged in the enterprise. The adventures of each were faithfully noted down as they occurred, and such remarks made upon passing events as suggested themselves to his mind at the moment. The author Rev G.R. Gleig went on to be the Chaplain-General to the forces, but here relates his real experiences, his discoveries of the horrors of war, the other side of the glory.< Less
English is Easy By Andrew Patterson
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A unique method to fast track teaching English. It is an intellectual work as well with references to history, origins or English phrases, differneces between British and American/Canadian English. ... More > The author divides English into its French and German roots. This shows the British and Americans change the stree asscents on French words but remain the same on German origin words. Work includes, slang, cliches, anagrams, differences in culture, and some songs and children's rhymes. It is the most useful tool for a New ESL teacher, coach, or instructor that covers a multitude of instruction that needs to be imparted to students of English.< Less
English is Easy By Andrew Patterson
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A unique method to fast track teaching English. It is an intellectual work as well with references to history, origins or English phrases, differneces between British and American/Canadian English. ... More > The author divides English into its French and German roots. This shows the British and Americans change the stree asscents on French words but remain the same on German origin words. Work includes, slang, cliches, anagrams, differences in culture, and some songs and children's rhymes. It is the most useful tool for a New ESL teacher, coach, or instructor that covers a multitude of instruction that needs to be imparted to students of English.< Less
Confessions of an Old Labour High Tory By David Lindsay
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This book reclaims the traditions of patriotism and social conservatism on the British and wider Left. It challenges the standard accounts of Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill. It... More > reassesses the importance of Jacobitism in British and American political history. It makes the conservative and Tory cases against nuclear weapons and Post Office privatisation. It proposes a domestic policy programme formed and informed by the foregoing. It sets out comprehensive re-examinations of the Irish Question; of Islam, Judaism and the Middle East; and of the nature of the American Republic and British relations with it. And it defends the Catholic Church against fashionable attacks.< Less
Reflections on Practice: Teaching 'Race' and Ethnicity in Further and Higher Education (C-SAP Monograph 6) By Malcolm Todd, Steve Spencer
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This book is amongst the first of its kind in that the focus is specifically on developing strategies which allow lecturers of ‘race’ and ethnicity to reflect on the dynamics of teaching... More > about ‘race’ and ethnicity. There is a complex ontology implicit in these terms which make such teaching perhaps one of the most important areas of the social sciences. Most of the contributions to this volume are written from a British or North American perspective and, in turn, reflect a particular set of social, economic, cultural and political specificities that relate to western liberal democracies. Nevertheless, it is expected that the issues raised in these chapters will resonate with university teachers outside the UK and USA and we hope that it may inspire others to think of ways in which they can articulate their own perspectives and suggestions for best practice.< Less
Reflections on Practice: Teaching 'Race' and Ethnicity in Further and Higher Education (C-SAP Monograph 6) By Malcolm Todd, Steve Spencer
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This book is amongst the first of its kind in that the focus is specifically on developing strategies which allow lecturers of ‘race’ and ethnicity to reflect on the dynamics of teaching... More > about ‘race’ and ethnicity. There is a complex ontology implicit in these terms which make such teaching perhaps one of the most important areas of the social sciences. Most of the contributions to this volume are written from a British or North American perspective and, in turn, reflect a particular set of social, economic, cultural and political specificities that relate to western liberal democracies. Nevertheless, it is expected that the issues raised in these chapters will resonate with university teachers outside the UK and USA and we hope that it may inspire others to think of ways in which they can articulate their own perspectives and suggestions for best practice.< Less
Cold War and Suez Canal Crisis By Keltik Excalibur
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Tutorial for: Assess the role the Cold War played on American and British Middle Eastern policies during the 1950’s. Relate international tensions to the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. What were... More > the motives for attacking Egypt. If you were a statesman at the time and were aware of the history of the region and issues involved, how would you advise your government (France, Israel, Britain or Egypt) to proceed?< Less