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The Legal Choice in a Cultural Landscape: An Explanatory model of the Roanoke River, North Carolina By Adam Friedman
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Within the Roanoke region of North Carolina, the Roanoke River has served as a natural route for trade and settlement. The river was at the core of economic activity. Human activity has created a... More > rich historical and archaeological record. The author studies anthropological trends regarding human behavior, economics, and archaeological signature of the Roanoke in pursuit of themes of legitimation, risk, industrial locational convenience, and legal and illicit forms of commerce.< Less
The Legal Choice in a Cultural Landscape: An Explanatory model of the Roanoke River, North Carolina By Adam Friedman
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Within the Roanoke region of North Carolina, the Roanoke River has served as a natural route for trade and settlement. The river was at the core of economic activity. Human activity has created a... More > rich historical and archaeological record. The author studies anthropological trends regarding human behavior, economics, and archaeological signature of the Roanoke in pursuit of themes of legitimation, risk, industrial locational convenience, and legal and illicit forms of commerce.< Less
Zero to Eighty Over Unpaved Roads: A Memoir By Evelyn McNeill
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Evelyn McNeill, retired professor of neuroanatomy at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, traces her life story in "Zero to Eighty." She uses a unique method for... More > expressing her thoughts, placing “letters to Dad” throughout the book to express many of her thoughts directly to her long-deceased father, allowing sometimes difficult subject matter to more easily flow into written words. She includes numerous photographs that illustrate her times and those of her parents: early 20th century rural life in North Carolina; the joys and hard work of a Depression-era family farm; education at Elon College, the University of North Carolina, and Duke University; military service in the U.S. Army as a physical therapist; doctoral studies at the Medical College of Virginia; service as a pioneering first female faculty member of the East Carolina University School of Medicine; active retirement as a devoted daughter and sister and loyal friend.< Less
TRIUMPH: Inspired by the true life story of legendary Coach Kay Yow By Mary Ellen Williams
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TRIUMPH is an inspiring true-life story of a girl from a small town who became a world renowned legend. It begins in a time and place where women had few options and sports were a man's world. As a... More > child Kay loved playing basketball but like many young women of that time she anticipated life as a teacher. Through the encouragement of her parents and principal, she changed her expectations and raised the bar on what women could accomplish. Kay defied these limitations to become a successful Basketball coach, a hall of fame inductee, and an Olympic gold coach. With her many successes there would be even bigger challenges. Her fiercest opponent would become her ongoing battle with breast cancer. Coach Yow faced these trials head on with grace, dignity, and her deep faith. Kay's love of people, her sense of humor, and her undying hope were contagious. She believed "When Life Kicks You, Let it Kick You Forward". This story will inspire you, give hope to you and let you find the hidden hero within yourself.< Less
Triumph: Inspired by the True Life Story of Legendary Coach Kay Yow By Mary Ellen Williams
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TRIUMPH is an inspiring true-life story of a girl from a small town who became a world renowned legend. It begins in a time and place where women had few options and sports were a man's world. As a... More > child Kay loved playing basketball but like many young women of that time she anticipated life as a teacher. Through the encouragement of her parents and principal, she changed her expectations and raised the bar on what women could accomplish. Kay defied these limitations to become a successful Basketball coach, a hall of fame inductee, and an Olympic gold coach. With her many successes there would be even bigger challenges. Her fiercest opponent would become her ongoing battle with breast cancer. Coach Yow faced these trials head on with grace, dignity, and her deep faith. Kay's love of people, her sense of humor, and her undying hope were contagious. She believed "When Life Kicks You, Let it Kick You Forward". This story will inspire you, give hope to you and let you find the hidden hero within yourself.< Less
TRIUMPH: Inspired by the true life story of legendary Coach Kay Yow By MaryEllen Williams
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TRIUMPH is an inspiring true-life story of a girl from a small town who became a world renowned legend. It begins in a time and place where women had few options and sports were a man's world. As a... More > child Kay loved playing basketball but like many young women of that time she anticipated life as a teacher. Through the encouragement of her parents and principal, she changed her expectations and raised the bar on what women could accomplish. Kay defied these limitations to become a successful Basketball coach, a hall of fame inductee, and an Olympic gold coach. With her many successes there would be even bigger challenges. Her fiercest opponent would become her ongoing battle with breast cancer. Coach Yow faced these trials head on with grace, dignity, and her deep faith. Kay's love of people, her sense of humor, and her undying hope were contagious. She believed "When Life Kicks You, Let it Kick You Forward". This story will inspire you, give hope to you and let you find the hidden hero within yourself.< Less
Winning Without Victory By Rolf Witzsche
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A novel of romance and political fiction with a background of sex and empire, in the setting of a foiled nuclear war juxtaposed with the near return of the Ice Age. The story is that of three... More > families that are intertwined romantically and by their shared commitment in a political fight to restate the world on a scientific platform, so that a future nuclear war will never be possible in order that the challenges of the return of the Ice Age will be met in time before much of the world’s agriculture becomes disabled thereby. The story is set in the mid-1980s and unfolds in Venice, Italy, in the Soviet sector of East Germany, and in North Carolina in the USA. It is not a military story, but one of diplomacy, science, and universal love. The novel is Volume 3 of the 12part series, The Lodging for The Rose by Rolf A. F. Witzsche.< Less
Winning Without Victory By Rolf Witzsche
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A novel of romance and political fiction with a background of sex and empire, in the setting of a foiled nuclear war juxtaposed with the near return of the Ice Age. The story is that of three... More > families that are intertwined romantically and by their shared commitment in a political fight to restate the world on a scientific platform, so that a future nuclear war will never be possible in order that the challenges of the return of the Ice Age will be met in time before much of the world’s agriculture becomes disabled thereby. The story is set in the mid-1980s and unfolds in Venice, Italy, in the Soviet sector of East Germany, and in North Carolina in the USA. It is not a military story, but one of diplomacy, science, and universal love. The novel is Volume 3 of the 12part series, The Lodging for The Rose by Rolf A. F. Witzsche.< Less
Invitations and Speculations: Kristin Gibson and 17th Century Dutch Artists By Chase Coble
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North Carolinian artist Kristin Gibson earned her BFA in Surface Design and Painting at East Carolina University in 1990 and has been following her creative endeavors and aspirations since then. Mrs.... More > Gibson primarily focuses on painting still life and interiors with her subjects ranging from fruit, chairs, domestic interiors, to flowers. Mrs. Gibson’s innovative painting style, alla prima, colloquially know as wet-into-wet, elicits a sense of fluidity and progression on the canvas. From my interviews with the artist and examination of her works concerning domestic interiors I have established a connection to certain 17th century Dutch domestic scenes.< Less
The Rise Of China In Asia: Security Implications By Carolyn W. Pumphrey, Strategic Studies Institute
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In March 2001, the U.S. Army War College, the Triangle Institute for Security Studies, and Duke University’s Program in Asian Security Studies cosponsored a conference in Chapel Hill, North... More > Carolina. The conference examined the security implications of the rise of China for the international community in general and for the United States in particular. This book, which includes an introduction and 12 presentations from the conference, comprises some of the major findings of participants and attendees. Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations. The Strategic Studies Institute is pleased to publish this volume as a contribution to the debate on China’s increasing role on the world scene.< Less