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Military Roll Call: The Littrell Family of Mississippi County, Missouri By Glenn Littrell
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In 1932 John Daniel and Kizzie Zore (Comer) Littrell moved to the boot-heel area of Missouri from Lawrence County, Tennessee. They would live the rest of their lives (35 years) in Mississippi... More > County. Five sons and two son-in-laws of John & Kizzie Littrell served in the armed forces of the United States of America. To date at least 35 descendants and descendant spouses) of John Daniel Littrell and Kizzie Zore Comer (John & Kizzie) have served their country. They have served on 5 continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This book tells their stories and the stories of the ancestors of John & Kizzie going back to the Revolutionary War. Luttrell and Belew in the Revolution; Literal, Ezell and Comer in the Civil War; and their descendants are presented with pictures, maps, photos and narratives. From the 2nd Spartan Regiment of South Carolina to the USS Benfold in the Persian Gulf.< Less
International Journal of Society, Culture & Language (IJSCL). Volume 1(2) (2013) By Reza Pishghadam
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Articles included in this issue: 1. The Society of the Spectacle Revisited: Separation, Schooling, and the Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship 2. The Representation of Iran’s Nuclear Program in... More > British Newspaper Editorials: A Critical Discourse Analytic Perspective 3. “Those Nation Wreckers are Suffering from Inferiority Complex”: The Depiction of Chinese Miners in the Ghanaian Press 4. Reflective Teaching in the Context of a Video Club: Nurturing Professional Relationships and Building a Learner Community 5. Vague Language and Interpersonal Communication: An Analysis of Adolescent Intercultural Conversation 6. Mixing English in Persian Print Advertising Discourse 7. Caliban’s Meaning: The Culture of Language 8. From EFL Classroom into the Mainstream: A Socio-Cultural Investigation of Speaking Anxiety among Female EFL Learners 9. Fostering Academic Genre Knowledge of EFL Learners through Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) 10. Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology< Less
Confessions of a Caricaturist By Oliver Herford
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Confessions of a Caricaturist by Oliver Herford. Oliver Herford (1863-1935), a British-born American humor writer, artist, and illustrator, was the author of over 50 humorous books of light verse... More > and prose who has been called "The American Oscar Wilde." As a frequent contributor to The Mentor, Life, and Ladies' Home Journal, he sometimes signed his artwork as "O Herford." In 1906 he wrote and illustrated the Little Book of Bores (1906). He also wrote short poems like The Chimpanzee and The Hen, as well as writing and illustrating The Rubaiyat of a Persian Kitten (1904), Cynic's Calendar (1917) and Excuse It Please (1930). He also co-authored John Cecil Clay in writing Cupid's Almanac and Guide to Hearticulture for This Year and Next by Clay in 1908.< Less
Hindi By Kathy Sanders
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Hindi - Learn Hindi Fast - The Complete Beginners Guide To Hindi Phrases, Vocabulary, And Grammar! (BONUS INCLUDED) Hindi is an official language of India, and this language has its roots in... More > Indo-Aryan languages, including Punjabi, Urdu, and Sanskrit as well as Indo-European languages, like Persian – Kurdish to Russian - Gaelic. It can be challenging to learn how to speak Hindi, but if you are interested in learning, you can start with simple phrases and words. Make sure to practice Hindi with others of you can use online tools. There are some things to learn, and this book offers various concepts for your assistance. After reading this book, you can learn about basics of Hindi, different phrases, words, and grammar. This book has simple and easy lessons to learn. It will prove good, and this book has some tips and tricks to improve your learning abilities and productivity.< Less
Mikhail Vrubel: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Mikhail Aleksandrovich Vrubel is as a rule observed among the Russian artists of the Symbolist movement. Indeed, he obviously stood isolated from modern art tendencies; therefore the source of his... More > atypical way should be finding in Byzantine and Early Renaissance art. Even in his first works, he demonstrated great talent for drawing and an idiosyncratic style. He would later develop a affinity for fragmentary composition and an "unfinished touch". In the words of an one art historian, "his palette acquired new strong saturated tones resembling the iridescent play of precious stones". In his mature period Vrubel developed a keen interest in Oriental arts, and particularly Persian carpets, and even attempted to imitate their texture in his paintings. Like other artists associated with the Art Nouveau style, he excelled not only in painting but also in applied arts, such as ceramics, majolica, and stained glass. He also produced architectural masks, stage sets, and costumes.< Less
Book of Wise Sayings : Selected Largely from Eastern Sources (Illustrated) By W. A. Clouston
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In the following small selection of aphorisms, a considerable proportion are drawn from Eastern literature. Indian wisdom is represented by passages from the great epics, the Mahābhārata... More > and the Rāmāyana; the Panchatantra and the Hitopadesa, two Sanskrit versions of the famous collection of apologues known in Europe as the Fables of Bidpaï, or Pilpay; the Dharma-sastra of Manu; Bhāravi, Māgha, Bhartrihari, and other Hindu poets. Specimens of the mild teachings of Buddha and his more notable followers are taken from the Dhammapada (Path of Virtue) and other canonical works; pregnant sayings of the Jewish Fathers, from the Talmud; Moslem moral philosophy is represented by extracts from Arabic and Persian writers (among the great poets of Persia are, Firdausī, Sa’dī, Hāfiz, Nizāmī, Omar Khayyām, Jāmī); while the proverbial wisdom of the Chinese and the didactic writings of the sages of Burmah are also occasionally cited.< Less
Iranian Journal of Society, Culture & Language (IJSCL). Volume 1(1) (2013) By Reza Pishghadam
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Articles included in the current issue: 1. Applying Earlier Literacy Research in Iran to Current Literacy Theory and Policy 2. Accommodating the Interactional Dynamics of Conflict Management 3.... More > Educational Values and the English Language Curriculum in Hong Kong Secondary Schools Since 1975 4. Specifying the Underlying Constructs of the Home Culture Attachment Scale 5. Learning Pragmatics through Computer-Mediated Communication in Taiwan 6. Language and the Socio-Cultural Worlds of Those Who Use it: A Case of Vague Expressions 7. The Effects of Planned Instruction on Iranian L2 Learners' Interlanguage Pragmatic Development 8. Greetings and Politeness in Doctor-Client Encounters in Southwestern Nigeria 9. Gendered Communication in Iranian University Classrooms: The Relationship between Politeness and Silence in Persian Culture 10. Book Review: Aspects of Culture in Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Learning, J. Arabski & A. Wojtaszek (2011), ISBN 9783642202001< Less
Myths of Babylonia and Assyria By Donald Mackenzie
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This volume deals with the myths and legends of Babylonia and Assyria, and as these reflect the civilization in which they developed, a historical narrative has been provided, beginning with the... More > early Sumerian Age and concluding with the periods of the Persian and Grecian Empires. Over thirty centuries of human progress are thus passed under review. During this vast interval of time the cultural influences emanating from the Tigro-Euphrates valley reached far-distant shores along the intersecting avenues of trade, and in consequence of the periodic and widespread migrations of peoples who had acquired directly or indirectly the leavening elements of Mesopotamian civilization. Even at the present day traces survive in Europe of the early cultural impress of the East; our "Signs of the Zodiac", for instance, as well as the system of measuring time and space by using 60 as a basic numeral for calculation, are inheritances from ancient Babylonia.< Less
Mind of Ali Tara: The Djinn from an Alchemist's Flask By Peter Fotis Kapnistos
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THE DJINN FROM AN ALCHEMIST'S FLASK. The djinn (or genie) Ali Tara was made higher than Man from the artificial insemination of a resting virgin. A human fetus had been delivered through Pasteur's... More > microscope, born of Darwin's Petri dish. He was a prince of Hanover, according to some reports, and he would grow up to become an important world leader. "Persian fascinated me more than any other language had ever done," Ali Tara once boasted. "And I reveled in the ideas of the Sufis." The Mind of Ali Tara depicts a what-if scenario analysis of "Hitler's Doubles" (2015) by the same author. "Ali-tara" is a Near East slang name for a vagabond or immoral person.< Less
The Ancient Mysteries and Modern Masonry By Charles H. Vail
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The Series of Sunday evening lectures which comprise this book were first given in Pullman Memorial Church, Albion, NY. The many calls for the lectures in printed form led to their publication. We... More > trust that the book may contribute to a better understanding of the Order by the general public; inspiring our Brother Masons to greater appreciation of and loyalty to the Fraternity, and encouraging all to labor for the realization of the great principles and ideals embodied in the Ancient Mysteries and our Modern Masonry. Contents: Origin and Object of the Ancient Mysteries; Egyptian, Hindu, and Persian Mysteries; Druidical, Gothic, Grecian, and Jewish Mysteries; Christian Mysteries; Meaning of True Initiation; Origin and History of Freemasonry; Origin and History of the Knights Templars and the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite; Symbols and Legends of Masonry; List of Masonic and Kindred Books.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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