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Combat Without Weapons By Captain E. Hartley Leather
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Despite his endorsement of violent acts against humans, as described in “Combat Without Weapons”, Hartley Leather was a lay reader and freemason. How he wrestled with aggression v.... More > faith is conjectural, but his booklet was innovative when gallantry in self-defense ruled. Historically, the basis for the killing methods he proposed probably first saw light in Britain when the Anglo-Indian, engineer, Edward William Barton-Wright, founded the Bartitsu School of Arms in London in 1898. In 1900, Barton-Wright invited the Japanese jujitsu expert, S. K. Uyenishi, to teach at his school. Uyenishi soon began teaching extreme versions of jujitsu to British officers, before returning to Japan in 1908. Following the sowing of these first seeds, jujitsu techniques spread throughout the British Isles and abroad. Although Uyenishi had taught his own “Ju-Jutsu” as a recreational activity, it was probably from his jujitsu techniques combined with “Bartitsu” applications that unarmed combat for killing developed.< Less
Historical Records of the Ban Family By Qingyang Liu
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The stories of historian Ban Biao and his family, include their ancestors from Chu, Biao’s beautiful aunt became the Zhaoyi (concubine and female officer in the imperial palace) of Liu Ao (the... More > 12th emperor of Han Dynasty), and the work around writing Hanshu by Biao and his children Gu and Zhao, are introduced in this book. The following topics are also discussed: the political and social turmoil around the period of Western Han to Eastern Han, the evolution of Confucianism, as well as the relationship between the Han Empire and Xiongnu. With the rich cited historical materials and accurate arguments, we’d say this is an excellent biographical works.< Less
激流岛之殇 By Xian Mao
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1993年10月8日,在新西兰激流岛(Waiheke... More > Island),发生了一起骇人听闻的谋杀事件。凶手是中国大陆著名的朦胧派诗歌领军人物之一的顾城(生于1956年),被谋害者是他的妻子谢烨。顾城在杀害妻子之后,用晒衣绳在树上上吊自杀。 这一起戕妻自缢事件在文学界一时间成了热议的话题。由于事件中涉及了一男二女同住一屋达20个月之久的荒唐故事,该事件比一般文人的风流事件得到更高得多的关注。尤其是三角恋爱中唯一活下来的女主角李英频频亮相于文坛,并一而再再而三地否认自己在悲剧中应该承担的责任,社会上对该事件的关注热度在过去20多年中一直未减。 本书以叙事诗的形式再现了诗人顾城与他的两个女人妻子谢烨和情人李英在激流岛上如歌如梦的生活,不断深化的矛盾和令人扼腕的结局。全书共有4500余诗行,分16诗章。< Less
乌龟的跳跃! wū guī de tiào yuè Turtle Jumps By Douglas Alford & Pakaket Alford
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乌龟提杰要跳。乌龟如何跳?。这个故事教我们... More > 如何不停试验到成功。wū guī tí jié yào tiào 。 wū guī rú hé tiào ? zhè ge gù shi jiào wǒ men rú hé bù tíng shì yàn dào chéng gōng 。 A Turtle named TJ wants to jump. How can a turtle jump? This story teaches us all how to keep trying until we succeed.< Less
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Candelescence: The Free Peace Opera By Secretary Michael
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"CANDELESCENCE" means "the essence of a candle". It means living a useful life, leaving nothing behind but the warmth and light given to others. This opera/musical is about a... More > group of pacifists who do manage to live candelescent lives. The surface story is about a young woman (Twimfina) who instead of going to college, runs off to be with her penpal boyfriend in a hostile, impoverished country. Sometimes penpals leave out facts about their lives. Twimfina's boyfriend has left out some whoppers. The “Candelescence” story is inspired by the lives of teachers Ma Wenzhong and Gu Qingyu in China.< Less
Doctrinae Christianae Rudimenta (Yulpana Mshikhaya) By Robert Bellarmine
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St. Robert Francis Romulus Bellarmine (1542-1621) was a famous Jesuit theologian and writer. He was canonized it 1930 and is the patron saint of catechists in the Roman Catholic Church. He composed... More > the short catechism that forms the main content of this book. It was translated from Latin into the then modern Assyrian dialect of Salamas in Persia (b’lishana d’hamzume d’gu athra d’Salamast”) and printed by the Propaganda Fide in Rome in 1841. Thus this small book serves as both a witness to an early and rare attempt at writing modern Assyrian by Catholics (as compared to the American Mission efforts) and as a nice example of Syriac printing of the Propaganda Press in Rome.< Less
WATER In Benin By Bradley Striebig & Susan Norwood
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Limited Edition Hard Cover. Benin is a country of approximately 8.5 million people. Nearly a third of this population lacks access to potable water that is fit to drink. Bacteria caused... More > water-related diseases are the leading cause of childhood mortality in the developing world resulting in nearly 6,000 deaths each day. The Songhai Center has produced more than 400 drinking water filters and continues to work with JMU and GU to improve the manufacturing process, improve health education in Benin and create effective marking plans to bring these filters into homes in local communities. This book documents a small first step in the development of water treatment technologies, health education, and incorporation of a holistic approach to improving the health of the average Beninese citizen.< Less
Water In Benin By Susan Norwood & Bradley Striebig
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BLACK & WHITE PRINT EDITION. Benin is a country of approximately 8.5 million people. Nearly a third of this population lacks access to water that is fit to drink. Bacteria caused water-related... More > diseases are the leading cause of childhood mortality in the developing world resulting in nearly 6,000 deaths each day. The Songhai Center has produced more than 400 drinking water filters and continues to work with JMU and GU to improve the manufacturing process, improve health education in Benin and create effective marking plans to bring these filters into homes in local communities. This book documents a small first step in the development of water treatment technologies, health education, and incorporation of a holistic approach to improving the health of the average Benineese citizen.< Less

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