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Getting Through Customs By Sophia Tellen
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Getting Through Customs is a travel memoir told in fifteen true stories centered on the theme of transition. With passion, wit and tenderness, Sophia Tellen, author of Walking Into Moments, reflects... More > on the ridiculous to the essential and conveys the wisdom gleaned in a lifetime’s search for Truth. Sweeping through history, she revisits her early, middle and later life in many amazing places across continents. She discovers how to get through Customs without letting them take your goods; that escaping from ignorance is no mean task; that stuck in someone else’s reality, it can take a mighty shout to break out; that pitched across the border, one’s hidden baggage may declare itself on the other side; and that on a stormy crossing one may need to jettison all the cargo; finally, that Customs can be the least of obstacles, as life gives, takes and restores. Sophia Tellen’s dynamic and vivid narrative style makes this book accessible to a wide range of readers. A veritable treasure trove of information.< Less
Wedding Ceremonies for the Historically Inclined By Laura Crockett
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A book of custom ceremonies for bridal couples and desirous of an historical themed wedding. Includes vows, outlines of ceremonies from different historical eras, music and special reading... More > suggestions. This is a great reference for wedding planners and officiates as well.< Less
Wedding Ceremonies for the Historically Inclined By Laura Crockett
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A book of custom ceremonies for bridal couples and desirous of an historical themed wedding. Includes vows, outlines of ceremonies from different historical eras, music and special reading... More > suggestions. This is a great reference for wedding planners and officiates as well.< Less
Historical Issues in the Book of Daniel By Thomas Gaston
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In the nineteenth century critical scholars dismissed the book of Daniel as a creation of the Hellenistic period, some four hundred years after the events recorded therein. Though there were some... More > historical mentions, many of the characters, customs and situations described in the book were unknown to the nineteenth century scholar. Over the last century the curtain of historical ignorance has been slowly pulled back by archaeological discoveries and greater research. In Historical Issues in the Book of Daniel Thomas Gaston reappraises the historicity of the events recorded in the book of Daniel.< Less
The Customs, Etiquette and Traditions of the Old Testament By James Freeman
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Many students and scholars, alike, have a varietal of reference books, commentaries, dictionaries and other assorted works. Yet, for one not to have such a valuable work as this within their library,... More > not alone never to have perused its contents is like one who drives an automobile, without a set of gauges. This work is such a highly praised and valued work because it facilitates a person’s understanding of the cultural and historical relationship behind the Biblical text. Indeed, there are scores of tomes, which are mere commentaries, yet there is no other work such as this, which provides the valuable understanding of the concept and implications regarding the ‘context’ in which the biblical works were written. This work, unlike a commentary or dictionary, explains the concept within the everyday life of the people and as the historical beginnings, providing not an opinion, but facts regarding the most difficult passages of Scripture. This work is both a historical work and an encyclopedia work combined.< Less
Customs, Etiquette and Traditions of the New Testament By James Freeman
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Many students and scholars, alike, have a varietal of reference books, commentaries, dictionaries and other assorted works. Yet, for one not to have such a valuable work as this within their library,... More > not alone never to have perused its contents is like one who drives an automobile, without a set of gauges. This work is such a highly praised and valued work because it facilitates a person’s understanding of the cultural and historical relationship behind the Biblical text. This work, unlike a commentary or dictionary, explains the concept within the everyday life of the people and as the historical beginnings, providing not an opinion, but facts regarding the most difficult passages of Scripture. This work is both a historical work and an encyclopedia work combined to provide the inquiring reader a sound answer to their perplexing question. This work indeed is an invaluable resource which no theological library can be without.< Less
A Collection of College Words and Customs By Benjamin Homer Hall
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This book is a dictionary of college words and customs containing over 1,000 college slang, literary phrases and academic vocabularies peculiar to college students. Through the description of words... More > and customs, the book has introduced a great deal of historical information about college life, such as words, buttery, class day, commencement, commons, corporal punishment, dress, manners, freshman servitude, prayers, etc.< Less
A Collection of College Words and Customs By Benjamin Homer Hall
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This book is a dictionary of college words and customs containing over 1,000 college slang, literary phrases and academic vocabularies peculiar to college students. Through the description of words... More > and customs, the book has introduced a great deal of historical information about college life, such as words, buttery, class day, commencement, commons, corporal punishment, dress, manners, freshman servitude, prayers, etc.< Less
100 Years Ago in France - Customs, Crafts & Trades By 0dette Abbesse
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A collection of vintage portrait photos and old picture postcards depicting traditional French life and folk at work and play. Over 100 images of strange, forgotten rural trades, as well as how some... More > more familiar professions were conducted in the 19th and early 20th centuries. For anyone interested in social history, ethnography or early photography. A historic collection, including fishermen and fishwives, weavers, farmers, street vendors and market traders - in PDF ebook format, with tasters from some of our other vintage ethnic photo and travel titles, plus optional rolling slideshow functionality! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver.< Less
In love and in exile An historical romance setting in Italian Risorgimento By Cristina Contilli
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Louise De Merode is a Belgian countess and divorcee who lives in Paris. Her lover is a liberal Italian count. Emmanuel Dal Pozzo della Cisterna is a very liberal nobleman who is dedicated to his... More > cause and the woman he loves. Italy was a chaotic place in post Napoleonic Europe and was prime for revolution. This is a story of two people who involved themselves in the struggle. MAURA from COFFEETIMEROMANCE.COM A lesson of history intertwined with a love story, a courageous woman, modern, a tour in the Italy of the period of Risorgimento, told with clear, smooth, precise in describing the uses, customs and ideals of that era fascinating... MAHARET from ANOBII.COM< Less