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Tales and History in Easy Latin By H.C. Nutting
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H. C. Nuttings classic first reader in Latin. Read American History, folktales, and selections from Caesar all in Latin suitable for students who have mastered the basics of grammar.
A First Latin Reader By H.C. Nutting
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Nuttings' First Latin Reader. A graded reader in excellent Latin. Begins with the story of Christopher Columbus and a survey of American history.
A First Latin Reader By H.C. Nutting
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Nuttings' First Latin Reader. A graded reader in excellent Latin. Begins with the story of Christopher Columbus and a survey of American history.
A tumbleweed tour through Latin America By charles brooking
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This book charts one of Charles' several journeys. Absorbed in what he finds, he slots in notes on contemporary Latin American life, its war-torn history and little-known facts of historic figures,... More > uprooted and updated as he travels. The natural scenery, ways of life, cultures and beliefs are witnessed before they changed and democracy and advanced technology become the norm in the Twenty First Century. Magnetised to the road, he has the gift of easily befriending people along his unplanned journey. At times he covers large distances without so much as a compass and frequently rests his head in a variety of extraordinary places. He is the first outsider to stay a night with members of the Arhuaco tribe in Columbia. His hunger for rural landscapes and the people encountered on his path, all humour and colour the pages, filling them from the beginning in Venezuela and clockwise around South America and up through Central America at a time when civil wars are beginning to fade out.< Less
Bibliotheca Symbolica Ecclesiæ Universalis: The Creeds of Christendom, With a History and Critical Notes, 5th Edition: Volume 2: The Greek and Latin Creeds, With Translations By Philip Schaff
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Philip Schaff (January 1, 1819 – October 20, 1893), was a Swiss-born, German-educated Protestant theologian and a Church historian who spent most of his adult life living and teaching in the... More > United States. He became a professor at Union Theological Seminary, New York City in 1870 holding first the chair of theological encyclopedia and Christian symbolism till 1873, of Hebrew and the cognate languages till 1874, of sacred literature till 1887, and finally of church history, till his death. He also served as president of the committee that translated the American Standard Version of the Bible, though he died before it was published in 1901. His History of the Christian Church resembled Neander's work, though less biographical, and was pictorial rather than philosophical.< Less
Chiapas: Memories and Histories By DeMark Schulze
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"Chiapas: Memories and Histories" is a short collection of poetry modeled after the styles of Latin American poets. The poetry focuses on the State of Chiapas, Mexico and pays tribute to... More > both the beauty of life there, as well as its struggle. To give context to the poems, short histories accompany relevant sections.< Less
The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature By Arthur Bartlett Maurice
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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: Frederic Taber Cooper Ph.D. (May 27, 1864 – May 20, 1937)... More > was an American editor and writer.Cooper was born in New York City, graduated from Harvard University in 1886 and obtained an LL.B. from Columbia University in 1887.On November 29, 1887, he married Edith Redfield in New York. Edith's father Amasa A. Redfield was a New York attorney and author.In 1888, he was admitted to the New York Bar, but promptly abandoned the practice of law. Returning to Columbia, he obtained an A.M. in 1891, serving as an associate instructor of Latin until 1894. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Taber_Cooper< Less
History of the College of New Jersey, at Princeton. Vol.1 By John Maclean, D.D.
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Hard Cover Version. Reprint of John Maclean's 1877 History of the College of New Jersey ( Princeton University) Volume 1 of 2. Dr. Maclean was the Tenth President. This highly recommended history... More > of the founding, purpose, and corporate life of what is now Princeton University. Originally chartered as the "College of New Jersey". Drawing on ancient spiritual traditions,Princeton was much more than a school, it was a substantial "nursery" for the expansion of education into Theology combined with Science, and for the high drama of the Experiment in Self-Rule" known as the American Revolution, the blessings of which we still enjoy today. The lists of all the graduates and the multitude of high government offices they held makes this a "must read" for anyone studying American government. After all, the original purpose was, according to Richard Stockton, to "Prepare youth for public service to Church and State"[ pg 253 ]. Hebrew, Greek, and Latin all taught to this end.< Less
History of the College of New Jersey, at Princeton. Vol.1 By John Maclean, D.D.
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Hard Cover Version. Reprint of John Maclean's 1877 History of the College of New Jersey ( Princeton University) Volume 1 of 2. Dr. Maclean was the Tenth President. This highly recommended history... More > of the founding, purpose, and corporate life of what is now Princeton University. Originally chartered as the "College of New Jersey". Drawing on ancient spiritual traditions,Princeton was much more than a school, it was a substantial "nursery" for the expansion of education into Theology combined with Science, and for the high drama of the Experiment in Self-Rule" known as the American Revolution, the blessings of which we still enjoy today. The lists of all the graduates and the multitude of high government offices they held makes this a "must read" for anyone studying American government. After all, the original purpose was, according to Richard Stockton, to "Prepare youth for public service to Church and State"[ pg 253 ]. Hebrew, Greek, and Latin all taught to this end.< Less
Militantes, intelectuales y revolucionarios. Ensayos sobre marxismo e izquierda en América Latina By Carlos Aguirre
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The essays in this volume analyze three aspects of the history of the Left and Marxism in Latin America: first, the need to discuss the "changing times" in the 21 century and its many and... More > varied ingredients as part of a complex history of intellectual practices and policy proposals that have played for more than a century, the aspirations of broad social changes in Latin American sectors. Second, the acclimatization of Marxism in Latin America as part of a series of discussions with other intellectual movements and at the same time, within a process of intellectual production conditioned by political and institutional factors. And third, the construction of certain views on the historical past as a linchpin of the various policy proposals of the left in Latin America. Together, the texts included in this book contribute to enrich the debates around the relationship between history and politics but also, somehow, to imagine scenarios of growing democracy, justice, and equality in the region.< Less