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Blood of the Kevatha'dral By Kiyoko Silvers
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Princess Kesshi is the daughter of two powerful royal houses, and heir to the throne of Valgate. Despite having duties to her mother's kingdom, the blood of the Kevatha'dral, the warrior monarchs of... More > Kevatha, runs strong in her veins, making her restless in the political climate of Valgate. She longs for adventure, battle, and victory. Of course, her mother did always tell her to be careful what she wished for. When Kesshi finds herself kidnapped by bandits and sold into slavery while visiting another kingdom for a wedding, she must not only save herself, but the three other Princesses taken along with her. Unfortunately, these three girls have never pushed the boundaries of their closeted, privileged lives, and are worse than useless as allies to Kesshi in her fight for freedom. Isolated and without help, with three dead weights to protect from assassins and pirates and corrupt nobles, even the stubborn pride and fighting skills she inherited from her father might not be enough to get Kesshi home again.< Less
Solomon's Satans By Antony Hylton
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The mystery of Hadad the Edomite and his role in opposing Solomon has taxed scholars for generations. Edom and the land of the east were well known for their wisdom producing such sages and Job and... More > Eliphaz the son of Esau. Now out of the land of Edom has a risen a man who through his alliance with Egypt and Syria has produced a formidable threat to the gold of Solomon's temple. Indeed within five years of Solomon's death his exquisite temple in Jerusalem was raided by Shishak the Pharaoh of Egypt. In addition his kingdom was split in two. The Egyptians had hosted Jeroboam son of Nebat who led the revolution in the north, and left with ten of the twelve tribes of Israel. He owed them! Shishak took the gold and this was according to the author a mercy from Yahweh for Israel had turned from following him.< Less
Mysterious Kingdom: How Nostradamus Foresaw Our Age By Kay Wells
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“If I had wished to attach to each quatrain a listing of its period, that would have been possible to do”. With these words to his King, Nostradamus, the 16th-century French seer, left... More > behind 942 controversial prophecies. Author Kay Wells asks: what if he did do just that? Attach a list? For the explosive answer, she selects the apocalyptic Quatrain X.72,one of his few predictions to offer a year, in this case 1999. Using the prophet’s words as her guide, she solves the quatrain’s many puzzles and uncovers the sensational secret they hide – a network of dates for 1900-2010 that traces the history of Britain, a fading power, and the United States, supreme at the end of the 20th century. Regions, personalities and events are highlighted, from Iraq in 1917 to Afghanistan in 2010, from Elizabeth II to Barack Obama, from Hitler to Osama bin Laden. It’s all there, our world, our age, marked out for us by the man whose brilliant vision has always been concealed. Until now.< Less
The State Visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Russia and its Coverage in Russian and British Press By Ekaterina Domnina
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Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Russia in October 1994 was one of the key episodes in the Post-Soviet Russia – UK relations and was aimed at strengthening economic, political and cultural... More > ties between the two countries. President Yeltsin regarded this visit as a sign of recognition of his democratic achievements by the Western democratic states. The aim of this paper is to look at how the queen’s visit was covered by Russian and British journalists and whether Yeltsin’s point of view was recognized by the press. Particular attention is given to the analysis of differences between Russian and British journalists’ approaches to the representation of this event.< Less
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman By Mary Wollstonecraft
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Edmund Burke launched his attack on the cause of Liberty in 1790 by publishing "Reflections on the Revolution in France". Mary Wollstonecraft immediately responded with "A... More > Vindication of the Rights of Men", thus precipitating a Pamphlet War in which Tom Paine became the most famous protagonist with his "Rights of Man." Encouraged by the enthusiastic welcome expressed for her own publication by all those active in the movements for Parliamentary and social reform Mary spent the next two years writing "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman," thus pioneering the movement for Women's Suffrage and feminism. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Salford.< Less
Common Sense By Thomas Paine
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Common Sense is an American reggae and alternative rock band from Orange County, California. They are known for playing in the Mercury Mariner commercial. Since their formation in 1987, they have... More > released five albums under their own label, Common Sense Records. They perform periodically at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, California, and have, in the past, been members of the summer music and sports festival, Warped Tour.They are also known for making the Chicago rapper formerly known as Common Sense, change his name to Common over legal issues.Full-length albums: Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Paine (January 29, 1737 – June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. Excerpt from:< Less
Entrée de Henri II dans Paris, Suivi du Sacre et du Couronnement de Catherine de Médicis l'an 1549 By Amici Librorum
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Ce texte est un document inestimable, il s'agit des Entrées dans Paris de Henri II et de Catherine de Médicis les 16 et 18 juin 1559 de retour du Sacre et Couronnement de Catherine de... More > Médicis qui eut lieu en la Basilique de Saint-Denis le 10 juin. Ce texte est illustré de nombreuses gravures sur les bâtiments de Paris à cette époque, il mentionne aussi tous les personnages importants du royaume.< Less
Aristotle's Aetiology By Andreas Sofroniou
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ARISTOTLE’S AETIOLOGY: during his stay in Athens, he taught in his own Peripatetic school. Aristotle believed that happiness stems from human reason; ideal political state an enlightened... More > monarchy. His works (Ethics, Politics, Metaphysics, Biology, etc.) have had a profound effect on thinkers through the ages. Aristotle trained as a physician, brought to his philosophy a due respect for fact, on which, with the aid of his analytical methods, he based his doctrines. He was the first to work out a theory of reasoning which, with amplification, through the addition of modern symbolic logic, has survived to the present day as deductive logic.< Less
Katmandu, Katmandu By Satis Shroff
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Satis Shroff’s anthology is about a poet caught between upheavals in two countries, Nepal and Germany, where maoists and skin-heads are trying to undermine democratic values, religious and... More > cultural life. Satis Shroff writes political poetry, in German and English, about the war in Nepal (My Nepal, Quo vadis?), the sad fate of the Nepalese people (My Nightmare, Only Sagarmatha Knows), the emergence of neo-fascism in Germany (Mental Molotovs, The Last Tram to Littenweiler) and love (The Broken Poet, Without Words, About You), women’s woes (Nirmala, Bombay Brothel). His bicultural perspective makes his poems rich, full of awe and at the same time heartbreakingly sad. In writing ‘home,’ he not only returns to his country of origin time and again, he also carries the fate of his people to readers in the West, and his task of writing is a very important one in political and social terms. His true gift is to invent Nepalese metaphors and make them accessible to the West through his poetry.< Less