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My 20th Century By Miklos Breuer
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The experiences of Miki Breuer, starting with his parents' life in the turn-of-the-century Austro-Hungarian Empire, his childhood in pre-war Budapest, his experiences during the Second World War, his... More > life in the newly created State of Israel and finally, his arrival in the USA in the early sixties.< Less
Early 20th Century Glamour - Calendar 2009 By David Gregory
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A 2009 calendar consisting of images from early twentieth century glamour and nude postcards.
The World Around Them: Commentaries of An Early 20th Century School Teacher By Dameon Gibbs, Jason Illari
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Dive into the mind of an early 20th century school teacher as Elizabeth Humphreys explores the development of child education. Using the works of German scholar Friedrich Froebel as her cornerstone,... More > Elizabeth Humphreys discusses and analyzes the various stages of children's mental and spiritual growth, from their toddler years into adulthood. Focusing on how their development not only effects their education but also their families, communities and their overall perspective of the world around them.< Less
I Remember: Growing Up in the Early 20th Century By Horace Wright
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At his daughter’s request, Horace Granville Wright wrote this memoir of his childhood. He describes a life that began in Milford, New Hampshire, in 1912 and a childhood spent in Fitchburg,... More > Massachusetts, and the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada. The memoir illuminates details about the communities he lived in as a child and the culture of the times. He describes what might be called the ‘simpler’ life when horses provided transportation and young boys worked as much as they played. Whether describing life in the country or city, Horace’s memoirs of good times and people outweigh the many losses he experienced as a youngster.< Less
I Remember: Growing Up in the Early 20th Century By Horace Wright
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At his daughter’s request, Horace Granville Wright wrote this memoir of his childhood. He describes a life that began in Milford, New Hampshire, in 1912 and a childhood spent in Fitchburg,... More > Massachusetts, and the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada. The memoir illuminates details about the communities he lived in as a child and the culture of the times. He describes what might be called the ‘simpler’ life when horses provided transportation and young boys worked as much as they played. Whether describing life in the country or city, Horace’s memoirs of good times and people outweigh the many losses he experienced as a youngster.< Less
Reflections and Selections of a 20th Century Southerner By Barrett Wilson
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In writings from the 1940s to 1990s, Barrett shares a spiritual revelation while flying in WWII, his Holy Land 1963 visit, recollections of relatives, Shakespeare's use of the Bible, discusses a... More > Civil War letter home, and a lovely glimpse of his early married life...among other things. Raised and married in Raleigh, NC, Barrett Wilson graduated from NCSU and Duke. He was in textile management before shifting into a Methodist pastor. He would return to industry and retire to Raleigh, continuing his researches into spiritual and intellectual life. Barrett chose his focus to build happiness during a conflicted age.< Less
Face Value: The Portrayal Of Ugliness In 20th-Century Literature (Hardcover) By Tim Cashmore
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Face Value uncovers the ugly truths in 20th-century English literature. Focussing particularly on three works: Mary Webb's Previous Bane, Fay Weldon's The Life And Loves Of A She-Devil and The... More > Elephant Man, the author discuses the connotations made about ugliness in literature. From early associations with evil, through assumptions regarding intelligence, Tim Cashmore uncovers the prejudices embedded in depictions of ugliness and how the subject is treated in the three particular text sources. This is an academic book, not what you might call an easy read, but the author makes an unusual subject intriguing. This book provides a considered and thought-provoking counterbalance to the myriad of magazines focussing primarily on beauty.< Less
The Archaeological Impact of the 19th and 20th Century Fossil Diggings By Bernard O'Connor
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During the latter half of the 19th century and early 20th century many tens thousands of acres were dug over in the search for fossils. Whilst the better specimens were sold to museums across the... More > country or to Victorian fossil collectors for their drawing room cabinets, the bulk were sold as a raw material in the manufacture of superphosphate - the world's first artificial chemical fertiliser. This large-scale open-cast mining also unearthed and largely destroyed numerous archaeological sites across Southern England. Many were reported in archaeological journals but, given their value, others didn't. This book documents the reported finds in Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.< Less
Biographical Briefs of African American Lawyers: Late 19th & Early 20th Century in Knoxville, Tennessee By W. Eugene Thomas
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A brief biographical study of African American Lawyers in Knoxville, Tennessee of the late 19th and Early 20th Century.
Dorothy's Aprons & Handmade Memories Early 20th Century Vintage Apron Collection: 20 Practical Patterns That You Can Sew By June Bartos
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A collection of rare, vintage apron patterns from the late 1800s to the 1930s that you can sew. Patterns must be enlarged by you at your local copy center or by hand using 1" graph paper. ... More > Gorgeous, original patterns perfect for the home seamstress, apron lovers, historical re-enactors, or those who prefer a more modest dress.< Less