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Abol Tabol By Sukumar Ray
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Abol tabol (literally "The Weird and the Absurd") is a collection of Bengali children's poems and rhymes composed by Sukumar Ray, first published on 19 September 1923 by U. Ray and Sons... More > publishers. It consists of 46 named short rhymes (quatrains), all considered to be in the genre of literary nonsense. Bengali readers were exposed to a new nonsense fantasy world by the poems in Abol Tabol. This selection offers the best of Sukumar Ray's world of pun-riddled poetry.Although it was not understood at the time of its publication, many poems in Abol Tabol contain skilfully hidden satire on the state of society and administration of early 20th-century colonial India - mostly Bengal. Embedding implied hidden meanings of a subversive nature in nonsense rhymes for children, was Ray’s clever way of subverting press censorship by the then British administration in India, which was paranoid about seditious and subversive literature.< Less
Anthologie du Club des Sept By Daniel THEVENIN et al.
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Ce livre est une sélection arbitraire de thèmes d'écriture que se sont donnés quelques amis pour le seul plaisir d'écrire et de partager. Récits, souvenirs,... More > clins d'œil, coups de gueule, il offre un aperçu de ce qui peut passer par la tête de ces sept-là, sans fard ni artifice. Des petits bouts d'eux-mêmes affleurent ici et là, au gré de leur fantaisie. On s'y perd, on s'y retrouve, sans jamais douter que leur aventure les entraîne sur des chemins non balisés…< Less
Textos per entendre millor la Guerra Civil By Diversos Autors
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Aquest llibre recull la majoria de conferències fetes entre els anys 2003 i 2012 durant les Jornades de No Jubilem la Memòria. En aquestes jornades hem pogut comptar amb la... More > presència d’historiadors locals, catedràtics d’història i historiadors de gran renom internacional, com Paul Preston, Gabriel Jackson o Angela Jackson, presidenta de l’Associació No Jubilem la Memòria. This book contains a selection of the lectures given between 2003-2012 during the celebrations of the annual events organisedby No Jubilem la Memòria. In these annual events we were fortunate to be able to call upon local historians, university lecturers and historians of international repute, such as Paul Preston, Gabriel Jackson and Angela Jackson, president of the association, No Jubilem la Memòria.< Less
Proyecto de Estabilización Sismorresistente: Informe sobre el análisis de condiciones, diagnóstico y pruebas de protección para las pinturas murales – Templo Santiago Apóstol de Kuñotambo By Getty Conservation Institute
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This publication summarizes the methodology designed by the Dirección Desconcentrada de Cultura of Cusco (DDC-C) and the Getty Conservation Institute for the stabilization and protection of... More > the wall paintings of the church Santiago Apóstol de Kuñotambo prior to the start of the site’s retrofitting. The methodology includes the description and condition survey of the wall paintings, their significance, and a proposal for their stabilization and protection. The latter includes methods of selecting appropriate earthen grouts to reattach and consolidate decorated surfaces in situ, as well as the design of a protection frame used during construction. This publication was compiled as part of the Seismic Retrofitting Project, which combines traditional construction techniques and materials with advanced methodologies to design and test seismic retrofitting techniques and maintenance programs to improve the structural performance of earthen historic buildings in Peru and other countries in Latin America.< Less
L'école des présidents By Jean-François Faveraux
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Après des années d'échec du suffrage universel, n'amenant au pouvoir que des politiques ayant dû faire le ménage dans leur propre parti, il est décidé... More > de désigner le futur président de la république selon un processus de sélection prouvant ses capacités à tenir le poste. Mais les tensions montent parmi les derniers candidats et le jeu s'arrête définitivement lorsque l'un d'eux trouve la mort de manière brutale au sein de l'internat qui les regroupe.< Less
20 astuces pour gagner au trot attelé By p p
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Pour ma part j'ai vraiment travaillé pour créer les 20 astuces pour le trot. Pour vous y aider j'ai créé un guide de 20 astuces pour gagner au trot attelé vous... More > permettant de gagner souvent au pmu trot attelé. vous pourrez très facilement chercher les chevaux avec certains critères de sélections et qui au contraire ont toute chance de faire l'arrivée. À terme vous aurez mémorisé toutes ces astuces et deviendrez de plus en plus aptes à sélectionner les bons chevaux< Less
The Eton Choirbook By Walter Lambe et al.
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The 2nd Edition (2018) of Music from the Eton Choirbook - a giant 500 year-old manuscript from Eton College Chapel, and one of the greatest surviving glories of pre-Reformation England. This volume... More > of selected performing editions by Antony Pitts is designed for competent choirs and vocal ensembles and is published to accompany the TONUS PEREGRINUS recording on Naxos 8.572840 (released: August 2012). Featuring the earliest polyphonic Passion by a named composer - Richard Davy's St Matthew Passion, two heartrending motets for five and six voices - Walter Lambe's Nesciens mater and John Browne's Stabat mater dolorosa, two thrilling settings of the Magnificat - by Hugh Kellyk and William Stratford, capped by Robert Wylkynson's extraordinary canon in 13 parts, Jesus autem transiens (the original score is pictured on the back cover).< Less
Beautiful Korea By Won Ho Chang
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This book is a collection of traveling stories in Korea by Won Ho Chang. Won Ho Chang was born in Korea, educated in Seoul, and worked for a United Nations project for three years before being... More > selected for a national scholarship to study in the United States in 1966. Won arrived at the University of Oregon for his BA in Journalism when he was 28, completed his degree in two years, moved on for his MA degree in Journalism at the University of Southern California, and received his doctoral degree at the University of Iowa in 1972. He started his teaching career at the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1972, was honored as the McIntire Distinguished Chair Professor, worked as a department chair, director of the Stephenson Research Center, and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research.< Less
Explanation of Ibn Malik's Poetic Millenary By Abou Fares El-Dahdah
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This book, entirely in Arabic, is a tribute to the famous grammarian, Jamal El Din Ibn Malik, born in Andalusia, in 1220. Ibn Malik conceptualized Arabic Grammar in a poem made of 1002 verses and... More > organized, in a concise process, the sequence of Arabic rules. His "Poetic Millenary" was a must, in the historic schools of the Arab world, until the twentieth century. In writing this book, four principles were taken into consideration: 1) Highlighting every single verse at the top of the page; 2) Drawing a graphic diagram that represents the subject matter being taught; 3) Explaining the verse that refers to classical grammar rules; and 4) Selecting appropriate examples from the Holy Koran. Many previous grammarians have explained Ibn Malik’s poetry, this book is the most recent such attempt.< Less
Sfintenia Iubirii By Sorin Cerin
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Sorin Cerin (November 25, 1963 in Baia Mare, Romania) is an important existentialist poet from the 21st century, quoted next to Sartre or Kierkegaard, philosopher,- the creator of Coaxialism, -... More > compared to Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Wittgenstein. Sorin Cerin is particularly sought after by the great public for the11,486 structured aphorisms in 14 volumes of thoughts previously published invarious publishing houses, and then to be reunited under the aegis of amonumental volume called Wisdom Collection, a title that brought himcelebrity and international recognition, for which he is considered to be oneof the most representative thinkers of the aphoristic genre in the world, andthe thoughts of this work are selected in various prestigious publications orworld anthologies. Also, the essays and novels should not be ignored becauseit recommends him as an essayist and novelist as deep as his poetic,philosophical or aphoristic works.< Less

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