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Significance By Lise Sonntag
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"One of the most endearing fictional crime solving partnerships I have come across in some time." – Booklover Book Reviews, March 2013. In the middle of a freezing German winter, the... More > chair of mathematics at a venerable university is murdered in an apparently motiveless crime. Inspector Falco Baumgarten of the Leipzig Polizeidirektion finds himself embroiled in a mystery that refuses to be unravelled, until a chance meeting with pattern recognition expert Professor Antje Bach reveals a series of connections that will lead to an extraordinary discovery. Blending science and philosophy, fact and fiction – 'Significance' is both a fascinating tour of scientific history and a cunning whodunnit, all set in one of Europe's great cities as it comes to terms with life after the fall of the Berlin wall.< Less
Significant Moments By Gary Freedman
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Significant Moments is an historical novel written entirely in quotations.
Ceding Contempt: Minnesota’s Most Significant Historical Event By Colin Mustful
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In Minnesota’s fading frontier the once vibrant Dakota Indians were compelled and coerced to cede their bountiful homeland to those opportunists that would usher in a new era. In 1851, the... More > Dakota Indians signed the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota, selling their lands west of the Mississippi River. Frank Blackwell Mayer, a young artist from Baltimore, traveled to Minnesota to witness the negotiations between the Dakota Indians and the United States Government. Mayer captured images of the Dakota Indians and the fleeting frontier through a variety of Illustrations. But he also found more. He found a beautiful land and a burgeoning, multicultural society who sought a prosperous future. He also discovered the unique and extraordinary nature of the Dakota nation.< Less
Ceding Contempt: Minnesota’s Most Significant Historical Event By Colin Mustful
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In Minnesota’s fading frontier the once vibrant Dakota Indians were compelled and coerced to cede their bountiful homeland to those opportunists that would usher in a new era. In 1851, the... More > Dakota Indians signed the Treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota, selling their lands west of the Mississippi River. Frank Blackwell Mayer, a young artist from Baltimore, traveled to Minnesota to witness the negotiations between the Dakota Indians and the United States Government. Mayer captured images of the Dakota Indians and the fleeting frontier through a variety of Illustrations. But he also found more. He found a beautiful land and a burgeoning, multicultural society who sought a prosperous future. He also discovered the unique and extraordinary nature of the Dakota nation.< Less
Significant Grandfathers - paperback By George Griffiths
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George Griffiths' family has been involved in a number of significant (though little-known) historical developments. In this book he brings them to life using a literary technique that puts his... More > grandfathers in conversation with each other.< Less
Significant Grandfathers - hardcover By George Griffiths
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George Griffiths' family has been involved in a number of significant (though little-known) historical developments. In this book he brings them to life using a literary technique that puts them in... More > conversation with each other.< Less
Significant Grandfathers - paperback By George Griffiths
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George Griffiths' family has been involved in a number of significant (though little-known) historical developments. In this book he brings them to life using a literary technique that puts his... More > grandfathers in conversation with each other.< Less
The Moment of Decisive Significance: A Heresy By Lance Allan Kair
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This is an object oriented exploration of the Gospels. Counter to the reductionist philosophy of the Enlightenment from at least the past 200+ years, this essay suggests two irreconcilable routes... More > upon objects. An object is a universal Being. Drawing upon various contemporary authors as diverse as Jacques Derrida, Slavoj Zizek, Francios Laruelle, Alain Badiou, and Graham Harman, as well as historical philosophers such as Soren Kierkegaard and Emmanuel Kant, Mr. Kair presents a situation that is difficult to set aside and indeed should be counted as a significant offering in the philosophy of religion, if not in the arena of general philosophy.< Less
Culturally Significant Plants By U.S. Department of Agriculture
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The historical use of culturally significant plants is of interest to many Tribal peoples and to the general public. Many plants the Native Americans used were also used by pioneers and early... More > settlers. The following document highlights how Native American Indians and early settlers used some of the plants that were available to them. Native American Indians used plants for food, shelter, medicine, ceremonies, and clothing. Many of the plants highlighted had multiple uses. Many chemicals that can be found in these plants were used as medicine but if used in a high or large dose could become toxic or poisonous. Some plants were toxic to people unless prepared correctly. Depending on the plants being used there were different methods of dealing with the poisonous or toxic properties which may have included grinding, boiling, drying, steeping, or mixing with other substances.< Less
The Historical Compound of Qianmen 23 By Anna Yao Hong
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Located in one of the most unique and culturally significant neighborhoods of Peking, the American Legation served as headquarters for Sino-U.S. relations in China, during the early 20th century.... More > Today, its surviving structures have been converted into elegant restaurants and galleries, but the original story of this diplomatic compound continues to fascinate and excite.< Less