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A Journey In Time Through Goosnargh, Whittingham & Inglewhite By Janet Rigby
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With the redevelopment of Whittingham Hospital, which closed its doors thirty years ago, much has changed in Goosnargh and Whittingham. It is still of great interest historically, first recorded in... More > the Domesday Book of 1086 and the ancient parish church of St, Mary's stands as it has done for centuries, flanked by the imposing Bushells Hospital, Grapes Inn and the school. Historic halls still hold their secrets of priest holes and private chapels, the place names of Button Street and Silk Mill Lane remind us of its once prosperous cottage industries. Looking back at Club days of the Friendly Society, Harvest Festivals, Royal Jubilees, bull baiting and gambling on Inglewhite Green, eccentric vicars, and much more which helps to build a picture of what life was like in the 19th century and beyond, Characters of Goosnargh in the past, including the first chronicler of Goosnargh, Richard Cookson who wrote Goosnargh Past and Present and the Goosnargh Rambler, which were an inspiration for this book.< Less
Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Animals Both Commonplace and Bizarre By Teisha J. Rowland
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In Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Animals Both Commonplace and Bizarre, author Dr. Teisha J. Rowland discusses the critters that are all around us. From ones close to us, such as our pets, to... More > distant considerations, like the insects that make our silk fabrics, or unfamiliar amphibians facing extinction, a range of creatures are explored in essays that can be easily digested: complex science is broken down into key points, jargon is clearly explained, and, where applicable, how the reader can take action is summed up. This book covers a wide range of topics, including “unusual” creatures (such as monotremes and photosynthetic sea slugs), everyday critters (like pesky garden snails and captivating monarch butterflies), the evolution of our species and the Neanderthals (who our ancestors bred with as recently as 37,000 years ago), the recent decline of honey bees, coral reefs, and others, and explanations for stories of encounters with fictional “monsters,” like vampires and zombies.< Less
Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Animals Both Commonplace and Bizarre By Teisha J. Rowland
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In Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Animals Both Commonplace and Bizarre, author Dr. Teisha J. Rowland discusses the critters that are all around us. From ones close to us, such as our pets, to... More > distant considerations, like the insects that make our silk fabrics, or unfamiliar amphibians facing extinction, a range of creatures are explored in essays that can be easily digested: complex science is broken down into key points, jargon is clearly explained, and, where applicable, how the reader can take action is summed up. This book covers a wide range of topics, including “unusual” creatures (such as monotremes and photosynthetic sea slugs), everyday critters (like pesky garden snails and captivating monarch butterflies), the evolution of our species and the Neanderthals (who our ancestors bred with as recently as 37,000 years ago), the recent decline of honey bees, coral reefs, and others, and explanations for stories of encounters with fictional “monsters,” like vampires and zombies.< Less
History of Textile Design By Akhil Ashdhir
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A concise, informative and interesting look at evolution and development of textile design through the history of mankind. This critical work was taken up with two kinds of readers in mind. One who... More > is in textile/fashion designing field looking for some accurate and usful information concerning evolution and development of fabric design.It would help them to get inspirations and new ideas for their future work. Other kind of reader, who is curious and interested in knowing the history of objects and articles we use in our daily life, like cloth which we take it for granted. For instance,how silk fabric came out of China reads like a thriller;can any one with some knowledge of textile, imagine to deconstruct a cloth and make a new one with entirely new design!.There are quite a few,fairly, representative collection of plates from various periods.I hope it is of some interest to someone!< Less
The Phoenix On the Sword By Robert E. Howard
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"KNOW, oh prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the Sons of Aryas, there was an Age undreamed of, when shining... More > kingdoms lay spread across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars—Nemedia, Ophir, Brythunia, Hyperborea, Zamora with its dark-haired women and towers of spider-haunted mystery, Zingara with its chivalry, Koth that bordered on the pastoral lands of Shem, Stygia with its shadow-guarded tombs, Hyrkania whose riders wore steel and silk and gold. But the proudest kingdom of the world was Aquilonia, reigning supreme in the dreaming west. Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen- eyed,sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandalled feet."—The Nemedian Chronicles< Less
The Ecology of a Tallgrass Treasure: Audubon’s Spring Creek Prairie By Paul Johnsgard
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This book describes the major plant and animal components of Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, an 850-acre National Audubon Society tallgrass prairie in Lancaster County, southeastern Nebraska. In... More > addition to providing a species list of the area’s plants (368 species), there are comprehensive annotated lists of its birds (240), mammals (43), reptiles (23), and amphibians (10). There are also variably complete annotated lists of the area’s butterflies (76), sphinx moths (30), silk moths (7), dragonflies (24), damselflies (11), grasshoppers (9), katydids (11), mantids (2), and walkingsticks (2). Brief profiles of life histories and ecologies of 55 animal and 7 plant species are included, as well as information on nearly 100 public-access native grasslands in eastern Nebraska. The text comprises more than 68,000 words, 400 references, and a glossary of 125 biological/scientific terms as well as more than 40 line drawings by the author.< Less
The Overlanders (Hippie Trail) By Richard Parkes
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This is a story of my Overland trips from London to Kathmandu in the early seventies. This was an interesting time with many changes going on, many of the travelers being born at the end of the... More > Second World War and others post war baby boomers. We had moved through rock and roll, Dylan, Beatles, Hippies, the racial changes in the US, cold war, and still had the war in Vietnam, which most of us were against. What made us take an overland journey from Europe to Kathmandu? For many of us it was travel to the unknown, an adventure, plus an escape from conformity. It could be said it was the fore runner of the backpacker travel movement now a rite of passage for young people today. We in fact were following Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Monguls and Mughal invaders, Muslim Arab armies, as well as trading caravans which gave some of our route the romantic name of the Silk Road.< Less
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Vegetarian Topics By John L. Brown
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Vegetarian Topics:: With a clickable table of contents.. 20 Vegetarian Topics.. Vegan Alternatives To Gelatin... Cooking With Tofu... Does It Really Matter If I Become A Vegetarian?... Eating A... More > Healthful Vegetarian Diet... Important Non-Meat Sources Of Protein For Vegetarians... Three Health Advantages Of A Vegetarian Diet... The Top Five Nutrients Vegetarians Lack... How To Make A Vegan Cake... Why Vegans Don't Consume Dairy Products... Why Vegans Don't Eat Eggs... Why Some Vegans Do Not Wear Wool... The Difference Between Vegan & Vegetarian... What Is Vegetarian Cheese?... Is A Vegetarian Diet Safe For My Child?... How To Cook For A Vegetarian This Holiday Season... Is A Vegetarian Diet Safe For My Infant?... Why Some Vegetarians Will Not Consume Sugar... Why Some Vegetarians Do Not Wear Leather And Silk... Vegetarian Statistics... Why People Become Vegetarians...< Less
One Wrong Choice By Marcos Tanner
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Interactive, Murder Mystery It's finally the 31st of October. You've gotten your Halloween outfit on and are ready to go out to a friend's house to party. You are sure to get angry if none of your... More > friends recognise who you are because you are obviously going as the infamous Roseville Ripper! You eventually return home from your fun night of partying. However, you quickly realize how quiet and empty the house feels. You call for your parents but receive no answer. Assuming they are already asleep, you go upstairs to their bedroom. When you arrive, you instantly scream! Your mom and dad are dead in their bed, each with a red silk scarf tied around their necks and they pyjamas and blanket stained with fresh blood. Also, on the wall above their heads written in their blood are the numbers 11 and 12. Will you make 13? One Wrong Choice and you start over..< Less

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