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"The Life & Times Of..."Researching and Writing American Local History By Will Carpenter
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From Philadelphia’s Revolutionary-era architecture to Albuquerque’s adobe, the story of America is told in its neighborhoods. The Second Edition of The Life and Times Of…:... More > Researching and Writing American Local History places a greater emphasis on those communities – how those neighborhoods and communities, as well as the families that created and occupied them, made contributions that had a global impact, expanding on the themes found in the First Edition. Using plain language instead of jargon, and with instructions instead of theory, and leads the family and local historian to a greater depth of understanding, demonstrating new techniques to assist them in critical areas of their research. The history we write today is our calling card to future generations. It deserves good research, and The Life and Times Of...: Researching and Writing American Local History is a work that family and local historians will refer to often in their efforts to write that history.< Less
B4kxstp1.0: Kin, Kith & Strangers in the Fields of London By Patrick Nother
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b4kxstp: a worm's eye view of history... Anciently an uninhabitable swamp, first cleared for husbandry and cultivation during the Middle Ages, by the beginning of the C19 the area soon to be absorbed... More > by the rapidly expanding metropolis was still a small village in the fields on the skirts of London, named Battle Bridge from a single brick arch carrying Gray's Inn Lane over the River Fleet. This first volume of a local history of that pre-urban era relates the tale up until circa1700 (taking in Reformation, Civil War, Commonwealth & Protectorate, Restoration & Glorious Revolution)by which time the rural district’s farming settlements and petty inns were at the forefront of the agricultural revolution and a fast growing leisure and pleasure industry. Busy about rural affairs, local families yet remained closely connected to the nearby capital of a country poised to spread its peoples and culture, and further revolutions in trade, finance, communications and industry to the four corners of a shrinking globe.< Less
before king's cross st pancras1.0: kin, kith & strangers in the fields of london By Patrick Nother
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b4kxstp: a worm's eye view of history... Anciently an uninhabitable swamp first cleared for husbandry and cultivation during the Middle Ages, by the beginning of the C19 the area soon to be absorbed... More > by the rapidly expanding metropolis was still a small village in the fields on the skirts of London, named Battle Bridge from a single brick arch carrying Gray's Inn Lane over the River Fleet. This first volume of a local history of that pre-urban era relates the tale up until circa1700 (taking in Reformation, Civil War, Commonwealth & Protectorate, Restoration & Glorious Revolution)by which time the rural district’s farming settlements and petty inns were at the forefront of the agricultural revolution and a fast growing leisure and pleasure industry. Busy about rural affairs, local families yet remained closely connected to the nearby capital of a country poised to spread its peoples and culture, and further revolutions in trade, finance, communications and industry to the four corners of a shrinking globe.< Less
before king's cross st pancras 1.0: kin, kith & strangers in the fields of london. pod version By patrick nother
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A history of King's Cross St Pancras, London UK, describing the C17 & C18 agricultural and pleasure industries and featuring local individuals and family biographies over several generations,... More > plus also global trade and new world migration. With considerable local detail of the English reformation, civil war and Commonwealth years, the volume continues with the life history of Randolph Yearwood, preacher then vicar of St Pancras from Oliver Cromwell's protectorate to William & Mary's glorious revolution. Of a Cheshire Yeoman family educated at Cambridge University, Yearwood moved to London where his radical radical puritan and free trade patronage networks helped him secure his career, although for several decades after the restoration of Charles II he was opposed by a confederacy of powerful parishioners. Then a remote rural parish, kxstp is now the best-connected transport hub in Europe and the site of a newly developing multi-billion pound inner London C21 residential, cultural and business quarter.< Less
Individualized Education By Gary Hoover
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An academic work that analyzes and discusses the importance, influences, and practicality of IEPs (Individualized Educational Programs) in global terms. Furthermore, this thesis statement introduces... More > the Progressive/Regressive Forming and Establishing Developmental Model. This model is a theoretical tool for analyzing individuals in light of social expected norms and how synergy of collective individuals, families, and social organizations local through global positive and negative potential synergy. Using this model, IEPs can be best designed to help global development by ensuring individuals the right to be educated in ways that each individual finds meaningful.< Less
Individualized Education By Gary Hoover
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An academic work that analyzes and discusses the importance, influences, and practicality of IEPs (Individualized Educational Programs) in global terms. Furthermore, this thesis statement introduces... More > the Progressive/Regressive Forming and Establishing Developmental Model. This model is a theoretical tool for analyzing individuals in light of social expected norms and how synergy of collective individuals, families, and social organizations local through global positive and negative potential synergy. Using this model, IEPs can be best designed to help global development by ensuring individuals the right to be educated in ways that each individual finds meaningful.< Less
Letters from an Academic Adventurer By Matthew Parisi
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What if you got the chance to circumnavigate the globe…on a ship…with 600 of your peers…and world-class mentors and leaders? What if you got to see ten different countries on... More > four continents and learn from the local people? What kinds of things would you eat? What important places would you visit? How would the people impact you? Find out the answers to these questions from Matthew Parisi’s experience sailing around the world. He takes you from the bullet trains of Japan to the orphanages of Cambodia to the tallest bungee jump in the world to the rivers of the Amazon. From the living-learning shipboard community to his in-port travels, Parisi recounts his stories and encounters through letters to family and friends back home. Come face-to-face with the once-in-a-lifetime experience aboard Semester at Sea, and take the first step toward becoming a citizen of the world.< Less
Anywhere but Here By Tim Bugansky
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A bitter newspaper reporter holds court in a decrepit bar in a dying Rust Belt town. A peasant family disintegrates within a tropical society on the verge of revolution. A bus driver laments his job... More > during a uniquely monotonous trip through the dreary Midwestern landscape. A shell-shocked war correspondent wanders aimlessly in frigid French Canada. An Ecuadorian woman toils in an American sweatshop, only to return to despair and infidelity at home. These and other characters both ordinary and extraordinary populate Anywhere but Here. Set in a variety of locales -- from Ohio to South America -- the stories and vignettes that comprise this collection raise questions about identity, permanence, and the quiet struggle to find meaning in a seemingly senseless world. In an age of globalization and instant interconnection, Anywhere but Here offers a subtle examination of events and emotions that divide us but, at the same time, unite us in shared isolation.< Less
Anywhere but Here By Tim Bugansky
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A bitter newspaper reporter holds court in a decrepit bar in a dying Rust Belt town. A peasant family disintegrates within a tropical society on the verge of revolution. A bus driver laments his job... More > during a uniquely monotonous trip through the dreary Midwestern landscape. A shell-shocked war correspondent wanders aimlessly in frigid French Canada. An Ecuadorian woman toils in an American sweatshop, only to return to despair and infidelity at home. These and other characters both ordinary and extraordinary populate Anywhere but Here. Set in a variety of locales -- from Ohio to South America -- the stories and vignettes that comprise this collection raise questions about identity, permanence, and the quiet struggle to find meaning in a seemingly senseless world. In an age of globalization and instant interconnection, Anywhere but Here offers a subtle examination of events and emotions that divide us but, at the same time, unite us in shared isolation.< Less
For 40 Days: Finding Life Alongside Islam. Deluxe Color Large Print Hardback By RJ McCutcheon
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For 40 Days is a collection of courtship letters describing a young American man's five-year journey in Muslim Turkey. Life as an English teacher during the events of September 11 and the war with... More > Iraq led to a series of unique observations regarding the local culture with its foreign religion. Living with various Turkish families and not on a military base or as part of a Christian missionary church plant, he offers us both fun stories and sobering reflections on both Eastern and Western societies enabling his readers to see through his multicultural eyes to better understand our global world alongside Islam.< Less