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The Heiress; a comedy, in five acts By John Burgoyne
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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: Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an... More > English novelist, actress, and dramatist.Born on 15 October 1753 at Stanningfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Elizabeth was the eighth of the nine children of John Simpson (died 1761), a farmer, and his wife Mary, née Rushbrook. The family, like several others in the neighbourhood was Roman Catholic. Elizabeth was educated with her sisters at home. Elizabeth suffered from a speech impediment.In April 1772, at the age of 18, she went to London to act. (Her brother George had become an actor in 1770.) Her stammer affected her performance and many audience members did not enjoy watching her on stage because of her speech impediment. Young and alone, she was apparently the victim of sexual harassment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Inchbald< Less
The Long and the Short of General John Burgoyne's Maid of the Oaks By Paul V Williams
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The remarkable story of the eighteenth century events of the fete champetre at 'The Oaks', home of the earl of Derby, organised by General John Burgoyne. The fete was to celebrate the betrothal of... More > Edward Stanley, future heir to the Stanley fortune and the earldom, to society bride, Elizabeth Hamilton. The fete was a colossal extravaganza, immortalised in Burgoyne's first published play 'The Maid of the Oaks'. The play, much revised by the legendary David Garrick, opened at London's Drury Lane Theatre in November 1774. The book contains three versions of the play and brings to life the colourful characters and players.< Less
The Long and the Short of General John Burgoyne's Maid of the Oaks By Paul V Williams
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The remarkable story of the eighteenth century events of the fete champetre at 'The Oaks', home of the earl of Derby, organised by General John Burgoyne. The fete was to celebrate the betrothal of... More > Edward Stanley, future heir to the Stanley fortune and the earldom, to society bride, Elizabeth Hamilton. The fete was a colossal extravaganza, immortalised in Burgoyne's first published play 'The Maid of the Oaks'. The play, much revised by the legendary David Garrick, opened at London's Drury Lane Theatre in November 1774. The book contains three versions of the play and brings to life the colourful characters and players.< Less
Teaching for Thinking Mathematics By John Prince & Stephanie Burgoyne
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This book explores and examines mathematics and its role in elementary education. Strategies are given for teaching mathematical principles including problem solving and its integration with other... More > subject areas. Math is not 'just one problem after another', but most questions can be answered using several different methods. Some methods of thinking are more inventive and elegant than others, but all accurate methods will agree on both a reasonable initial estimate and the final answer.< Less
Donald Featherstone's Wargamer’s Handbook of the American War of Independence Wargaming 1775-1783 By John Curry & Donald Featherstone
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A guide to the men, the weapons, the battles, and campaigns and how to re-fight them in miniature. The American War of Revolution 1775-1783 is a war of battles bearing colourful names, most of them... More > ideally suited for re-fighting on table-top battlefields. The skilful general can triumphantly turn historical defeats into victories. This book tells the wargamer how to don the mantle of Washington and lead American Armies against British regulars to display greater tactical genius than Burgoyne and Cornwallis. After outlining the historical course of the war, the soldiers of both sides and their styles of fighting are described and commanders evaluated. This means re-fighting the major battles as wargames are explained, with maps of the battlefields transformed into table-top terrains. Hints on formulating rules include two complete sets that authentically simulate warfare of the period. A new chapter, with a previously unpublished set of rules by Donald Featherstone, is included in this edition.< Less
Two Monologues By Mary Alice Mark
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Two monologues. Production rights are available through productionscripts.com.
The Devil's Disciple By Bernard Shaw
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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: Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July... More > 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw< Less
The Seventh Seal By J. Thorn
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John Burgoyne awakes from a Halloween party with more than just a hangover. He is locked in a basement with a dead cell phone and hazy memories of the previous night. John discovers that a military... More > force has taken over his community in Northeast Ohio and he worries that his wife Jana could be among the many civilian casualties. The Father, the figurehead of the Holy Covenant and commander of the troops, pursues John through the urban wreckage in search of the hidden knowledge possessed by John the Revelator. J. Thorn pushes the reader through the wounded remains of the Rust Belt. Elements of urban fantasy, post-apocalyptical tales, and intense characterization percolate beneath the gritty backdrop of Cleveland, Ohio. The Seventh Seal delivers an action-packed ride.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol. 26 No.3 October 2008 By Crimean War Research Society
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PDF EDITION: In Memoriam Audrey Robins. Lee’s Cheshire Jolly. 25th Anniversary Visit to the Crimea. Medical Victoria Crosses Awarded for the Attack on the Redan. New Observations on Old Scenes:... More > No2. Kinsmen in the Crimea: the Burgoynes of Sutton Park. The Brevet. Famous Regts: Soldiers of Queen Adelaide (The 50th Foot). Fatalities of Major Russian Commands in Crimea (Sep 54 - Sep 55). Trial for Murder: Private Thomas Mansell of the 49th Regt. Thomas Walker of the 95th Regt. Light Fingers and Sore Backs: Petty Theft in Crimea. Photographs from Tribute to Thomas Warr. Balaklava and 4th Chasseurs D’Afrique. Crimean Memorial in Birmingham. More Winchester Memorials. John Wilson Carmichael: Baltic War Artist. Soldiers Letters from the Oswestry Advertiser Nov 1855. BOOK REVIEWS: General Scarlett: The Burnley Hero of Balaclava by Steve Chapples. British Officers in the East, 1854, 1855, & 1856 (SP 39) by Tony Margrave. Messenger of Death: Captain Nolan and the Charge of the Lt Bde by David Buttery.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol. 26 No.3 October 2008 By Crimean War Research Society
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In Memoriam Audrey Robins. Lee’s Cheshire Jolly. 25th Anniversary Visit to the Crimea. Medical Victoria Crosses Awarded for the Attack on the Redan. New Observations on Old Scenes: No2. Kinsmen... More > in the Crimea: the Burgoynes of Sutton Park. The Brevet. Famous Regts: Soldiers of Queen Adelaide (The 50th Foot). Fatalities of Major Russian Commands in Crimea (Sep 54 - Sep 55). Trial for Murder: Private Thomas Mansell of the 49th Regt. Thomas Walker of the 95th Regt. Light Fingers and Sore Backs: Petty Theft in Crimea. Photographs from Tribute to Thomas Warr. Balaklava and 4th Chasseurs D’Afrique. Crimean Memorial in Birmingham. More Winchester Memorials. John Wilson Carmichael: Baltic War Artist. Soldiers Letters from the Oswestry Advertiser Nov 1855. BOOK REVIEWS: General Scarlett: The Burnley Hero of Balaclava by Steve Chapples. British Officers in the East, 1854, 1855, & 1856 (SP 39) by Tony Margrave. Messenger of Death: Captain Nolan and the Charge of the Lt Bde by David Buttery.< Less

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