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Act Your Age: A Coming of (Middle) Age Memoir By Priscilla Lindsey Biddle
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Act your age! From her mother's admonition in childhood, a middle aged, twice-married mother of four and a product of the Deep South makes her way through a meandering inner journey towards a quiet... More > epiphany revealing what her mother's words really mean. This rite of passage at the age of fifty unfolds through 12 narratives that will evoke both laughter and tears. Each chapter is an independent reflection on the daily anecdotes all of us live each day in the course of growing up and growing older. Reading the narratives may be like going through a shoe box of old photoyou find in the attic, not arranged in any seeming order, but, creating a logic of their own. Memorable characters like rise from the narrator's Southern Gothic roots. The narrator, prides herself in being an introspective and competent adult, but her naivete demonstrates that being an adult is really a state of mind, and finding truth is like entertaining company with chipped china.< Less
The Catholic Middle Ages: Answer Key By Phillip Campbell
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This booklet is the Answer Key to "The Catholic Middle Ages: Primary Catholic Document Study Course" by Phillip Campbell.
Britain in the Middle Ages: A History for Beginners By Florence L. Bowman
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Britain in the Middle Ages: A History for Beginners BY FLORENCE L. BOWMAN, M.Ed. FINAL HONOUR SCHOOL OF MODERN HISTORY, OXFORD LECTURER IN EDUCATION, HOMERTON COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE First Edition... More > 1919 Second Edition 1920 This scarce antiquarian book. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as blurred pictures. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less
SONG AND LEGEND FROM THE MIDDLE AGES By WILLIAM D. MCCLINTOCK
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CONTENTS. I. FRENCH LITERATURE II. SPANISH LITERATURE III. SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE IV. GERMAN LITERATURE V. ITALIAN LITERATURE READING LIST. Owing to the necessarily fragmentary character of... More > the readings of this volume, it has seemed well to the editors to indicate a list of books for those who wish a wider reading In Mediaeval Literature.< Less
SONG AND LEGEND FROM THE MIDDLE AGES By WILLIAM D. MCCLINTOCK
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CONTENTS. I. FRENCH LITERATURE II. SPANISH LITERATURE III. SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE IV. GERMAN LITERATURE V. ITALIAN LITERATURE READING LIST. Owing to the necessarily fragmentary character of... More > the readings of this volume, it has seemed well to the editors to indicate a list of books for those who wish a wider reading In Mediaeval Literature.< Less
Arabian Society in the Middle Ages (Illustrated) By Edward William Lane
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Arabian society in the middle ages : studies from the Thousand and one nights by Edward William Lane. When Mr. Lane translated the "Thousand and One Nights," he was not content with... More > producing a mere rendering of the Arabic text: he saw that the manners and ideas there described required a commentary if they were to become intelligible to an unlearned reader. At the end of each chapter of his translation, therefore, he appended a series of explanatory notes, which often reached the proportions of elaborate essays on the main characteristics of Mohammadan life.< Less
La Sorciere: The Witch of the Middle Ages By Jules Michelet
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jules Michelet (French: [ʒyl miʃəlɛ]; 21... More > August 1798 – 9 February 1874) was a French historian. He was born in Paris to a family with Huguenot traditions.In his 1855 work, Histoire de France (History of France), Jules Michelet was the first historian to use and define the word Renaissance ("Re-birth" in French), as a period in Europe's cultural history that represented a drastic break from the Middle Ages (which he loathed), creating a modern understanding of humanity and its place in the world. Historian François Furet wrote that his History of the French Revolution (1847) remains "the cornerstone of all revolutionary historiography and is also a literary monument." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_Michelet< Less
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea By Christopher Meeks
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Love, death, humor, and the glue called family are the elements of this sometimes intense, often funny collection of short stories. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection,... More > Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better." In one narrative, a man wakes up one morning to find the odor of dead fish won’t go away, but no one else can smell it. In another, a couple’s visit with friends to watch the Academy Awards has the protagonist envying his friends’ lawn and lifestyle. In these and eleven other stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit.< Less
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea By Christopher Meeks
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Love, death, humor, and the glue called family are the elements of this sometimes intense, often funny collection of short stories. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection,... More > Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better." In one narrative, a man wakes up one morning to find the odor of dead fish won’t go away, but no one else can smell it. In another, a couple’s visit with friends to watch the Academy Awards has the protagonist envying his friends’ lawn and lifestyle. In these and eleven other stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit.< Less
Evidence of Sports Records in the Middle Ages By John Marshall Carter
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This pamphlet is an investigation of sports records in the Middle Ages.

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