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Empire Builders By Mardith Schuetz-Miller
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The Empire Builders. A Socio-Economic History of Architects and Building Artisans from the Neolithic to the Renaissance is a comparative study of the men who literally built the monumental... More > architecture of Eurasia’s diverse civilizations up until modern times. Synthesizing data from many disciplines (ancient history and law, hieroglyphic and cuneiform texts, mythology, archaeology, guild records, literature, geophysics, and climatology) the building craftsmen are identified; their training, guild organizations, and construction rites described; and their status and life style examined. As a sequel to Pre-Euclidean Geometry and the Design of Mission Churches of the Spanish Borderlands (Special Issue, Journal of the Southwest, 2006) and Abodes for the Gods. The Symbolism of Ancient Sacred Architecture in Eurasia (Blue Oaks Arts, 2011) it answers more fully how the knowledge of the sacred geometry was transmitted through the millennia. This book is heavily illustrated and annotated.< Less
Empire Builders By Mardith Schuetz-Miller
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The Empire Builders. A Socio-Economic History of Architects and Building Artisans from the Neolithic to the Renaissance is a comparative study of the men who literally built the monumental... More > architecture of Eurasia’s diverse civilizations up until modern times. Synthesizing data from many disciplines (ancient history and law, hieroglyphic and cuneiform texts, mythology, archaeology, guild records, literature, geophysics, and climatology) the building craftsmen are identified; their training, guild organizations, and construction rites described; and their status and life style examined. As a sequel to Pre-Euclidean Geometry and the Design of Mission Churches of the Spanish Borderlands (Special Issue, Journal of the Southwest, 2006) and Abodes for the Gods. The Symbolism of Ancient Sacred Architecture in Eurasia (Blue Oaks Arts, 2011) it answers more fully how the knowledge of the sacred geometry was transmitted through the millennia. This book is heavily illustrated and annotated.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Paul, MN (Second Edition) By Robert Tabern
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If you ever ride the train between Chicago, Milwaukee, and the Twin Cities...then this is the book that you need! The second edition of "Outside the Rails" features 300 pages of useful... More > information describing the different sites that passengers see while aboard Amtrak's "Hiawatha Service" and "Empire Builder" trains. Ever look out your window and wonder what something is? Chances are it is in this book! The author spent more than 5 years researching historic buildings, natural, and geological sites along the 417 mile route from Chicago to St. Paul. This route guide is also popular with passengers who are participating in a "Friends of the 261" charter trip. So, stop wondering "What is that?"...and be in the know with "Outside the Rails".< Less
In Search of Poesy: An epic By William A. Stewart
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The epic poem re-invented- 'In Search of Poesy' present's the non-fiction quest of a poet trying to find his muse while making a cross country trip on board Amtrak's 'Empire Builder'. Presented as... More > an epic narrative- this poem follows all of the conditions and unities espoused for the genre while playing with modern conventions. All aboard for an intellectual train ride!< Less
In Search of Poesy: An epic By William A. Stewart
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The epic poem re-invented- 'In Search of Poesy' present's the non-fiction quest of a poet trying to find his muse while making a cross country trip on board Amtrak's 'Empire Builder'. Presented as... More > an epic narrative- this poem follows all of the conditions and unities espoused for the genre while playing with modern conventions. All aboard for an intellectual train ride!< Less
You Can't Have Your Cake and Eat It By Philip Andrews
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It started when a single red rose sent to the wrong person led to the right person. However, this is no ordinary romantic tale but a story of self-discovery, friendship and travel set to the backdrop... More > of four continents. A chance encounter upon the volcanic and snowy slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and a drunken text message sets off a chain reaction involving supermarket shopping in an odd pair of shoes and a trains emergency stop button. It charts a struggle to reconcile rigid moral values with genuine love for two women resulting in a broken promise and anxiety ridden reflections whilst travelling across America by train. A sprint finish to the Sun Gate while walking the Inca Trail is followed by dodging the attentions of a man eating Scottish lady along the West Highland Way. It reveals that when all the right ingredients are present, a deep and enduring love can overcome all challenges, even a very real and present second love.< Less
You Can't Have Your Cake and Eat It By Philip Andrews
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It started when a single red rose sent to the wrong person led to the right person. However, this is no ordinary romantic tale but a story of self-discovery, friendship and travel set to the backdrop... More > of four continents. A chance encounter upon the volcanic and snowy slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and a drunken text message sets off a chain reaction involving supermarket shopping in an odd pair of shoes and a trains emergency stop button. It charts a struggle to reconcile rigid moral values with genuine love for two women resulting in a broken promise and anxiety ridden reflections whilst travelling across America by train. A sprint finish to the Sun Gate while walking the Inca Trail is followed by dodging the attentions of a man eating Scottish lady along the West Highland Way. It reveals that when all the right ingredients are present, a deep and enduring love can overcome all challenges, even a very real and present second love.< Less
MUSE OF MAPS, MUURS, MOUNDS & MYSTERIES By ROI KWABENA
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AMEXEM, AZTLAN, TURTLE & TA-MERI-KA are among the many names given to Empires of MUURS or Mound Builders inhabiting North America in a period dated to: 10,000 B.C.E.(BEFORE CHRISTIAN ERA. This... More > is an illustrated excerpt of a yet to be published work: "TA-MERI-KA:EL" and the first in a series of articles providing vital evidence for the ongoing debate: "Who were the first Americans?". Dr. Roi Kwabena is a Caribbean born poet, cultural anthropologist and historian.< Less
TA MERI KA:EL By ROI KWABENA
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Volume ONE AMEXEM, AZTLAN, TURTLE & TA-MERI-KA are among the many names given to Empires of MUURS or Mound Builders inhabiting North America in a period dated to: 10,000 B.C.E.(BEFORE CHRISTIAN... More > ERA. First in a series providing vital evidence for the ongoing debate: "Who were the first Americans?". Dr. Roi Kwabena is a Caribbean born poet, cultural anthropologist and historian.< Less
They Said It Couldn't Be Done By Ross R. Olney
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In every generation there are a few special men and women builders who ignore the nay-sayers and build amazing monuments. It will sink into the ground, insist some of the "experts." It will... More > cause the drowning of thousands of innocent people or burn to death entire families with their children. These special builders go right ahead and we all now enjoy what they have done. They didn't listen when many others said "It can't be done."< Less