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Jacques Louis David: 229 Colour Plates By Maria Peitcheva
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Jacques-Louis David (1748 – 1825) was an influential French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the pre-eminent painter of the era. In the 1780s his cerebral brand of history... More > painting marked a change in taste away from Rococo frivolity toward a classical austerity and severity, heightened feeling chiming with the moral climate of the final years of the Ancien Régime. He later became an active supporter of the French Revolution and friend of Maximilien Robespierre, and was effectively a dictator of the arts under the French Republic. Imprisoned after Robespierre's fall from power, he aligned himself with yet another political regime upon his release, that of Napoleon I. It was at this time that he developed his Empire style, notable for its use of warm Venetian colours. After Napoleon's fall from power and the Bourbon revival, David exiled himself to Brussels in the then-United Kingdom of the Netherlands where he remained until his death.< Less
Fifteen Contemporary Creatives: Unleashing Images of the New Apocalyptic Paradigm By Suzanne Darley
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We are facing potential disasters that threaten to destroy life on earth. Alongside fears of nuclear proliferation and climate change there is a rise in apocalyptic imagery. Fifteen contemporary... More > creatives in many different fields; theater, dance, the visual arts, music, technology and writing, are producing disturbing images of collapse, and planetary destruction. Yet, the work of these fifteen: Bill Burns, Amy Casey, Robbie Conal, Chris Doyle, Al Farrow, Scott Green, John Langan, Alex Lukas, John Maccabee, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Lori Nix, the team of Shana and Robert ParkeHarrison, William Pitt Root, Deborah Slater, and Orville Stoeber, is significantly different from apocalyptic art of the past which focused on the Christian, messianic “end of days”.< Less
The Day of the Princess By Dean K
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A fascinating new perspective on sex and relationships, this booklet is divided into two parts. Part One is called, "A Peek Inside Pandora's Box", and traces how sexual mores have changed... More > since the 1950's. It discussed the shortcomings of absolute monogamy and how that came about, then compares it with other primate species mating and sexual preferences. Finally, it explores options for the human species that might create a more satisfying sexual and cultural climate. Part Two is called, "How to Never Catch the Sugardaddy of your Dreams'. It discusses how to maintain and develop respect in any type of relationship, so that when the 'man of your dreams' crosses your path, you'll be able to apprehend and keep him.< Less
The Day of the Princess By Dean K
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A fascinating new perspective on sex and relationships, this booklet is divided into two parts. Part One is called, "A Peek Inside Pandora's Box", and traces how sexual mores have changed... More > since the 1950's. It discussed the shortcomings of absolute monogamy and how that came about, then compares it with other primate species mating and sexual preferences. Finally, it explores options for the human species that might create a more satisfying sexual and cultural climate. Part Two is called, "How to Never Catch the Sugardaddy of your Dreams'. It discusses how to maintain and develop respect in any type of relationship, so that when the 'man of your dreams' crosses your path, you'll be able to apprehend and keep him.< Less
Hardy Roses: and other stories By Maeve Mullen Ellis
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This collection contains both published and unpublished stories about family, mortality, tradition, and change. In Hardy Roses we meet a first generation American whose visiting father seeks to grow... More > the roses of his Irish home in the harsh New England climate. His quest ends up bridging both continents and generations. In The Lamp we see a young girl struggle with adult responsibilities when she and her brother find themselves unexpectedly alone in a dark house. In the Witch in the Well a woman faces her own mortality when a frightening experience makes her reflect back on her life and her love for her husband. From Ireland to New England to Alaska these stories describe the importance of family bonds and shared history.< Less
WHERE THE LEOPARD PASSES By alan mitchell
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Malawi – sunlit, warm, friendly, but undeveloped, backward and impoverished; a quiet and largely forgotten corner of Africa. Forgotten, until the apparently motiveless murder of an eminent... More > scientist suddenly focusses the attention of the world’s media. Superintendent John Chilembwe – smiling, benign, urbane, and anything but the archetypal policeman – finds himself in a race against time as he battles to stay loyal to his friends in the face of political interference, a refugee crisis, an unscrupulous press, age-old superstitions, and obsessions that have been handed down from generation to generation, while faced with men who will stop at nothing to achieve ends of which only they are aware. And caught in the crossfire – the unsuspecting members of a UNESCO expedition carrying out a survey to assess the possible future effects of climatic change and global warming on an unstable geological area.< Less
Ditch Jumping By Cherie Mitchell
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Richard and Anna needed to change their lives. The city of Christchurch, New Zealand, the city where they had grown up and raised a family, had been devasted by a string of earthquakes. Life in... More > Australia beckoned. Selling all they owned, renting their house out, and waving goodbye to their University-aged children they crossed the ditch to settle in Brisbane, Australia, Everything started so well; they found work, somewhere to live, and began to adjust to the tropical climate and lifestyle. But Richard was suddenly called to go on a business trip to London.... why was he no longer answering his phone or emails and why did everyone Anna spoke to appear to have no knowledge of him? Where was Richard, what had happened, and what could Anna do so far from home and on her own?< Less
WHERE THE LEOPARD PASSES By alan mitchell
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Malawi – sunlit, warm, friendly, but undeveloped, backward and impoverished; a quiet and largely forgotten corner of Africa. Forgotten, until the apparently motiveless murder of an eminent... More > scientist suddenly focusses the attention of the world’s media. Superintendent John Chilembwe – smiling, benign, urbane, and anything but the archetypal policeman – finds himself in a race against time as he battles to stay loyal to his friends in the face of political interference, a refugee crisis, an unscrupulous press, age-old superstitions, and obsessions that have been handed down from generation to generation, while faced with men who will stop at nothing to achieve ends of which only they are aware. And caught in the crossfire – the unsuspecting members of a UNESCO expedition carrying out a survey to assess the possible future effects of climatic change and global warming on an unstable geological area.< Less
Hardy Roses: and other stories By Maeve Mullen Ellis
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This collection contains both published and unpublished stories about family, mortality, tradition, and change. In Hardy Roses we meet a first generation American whose visiting father seeks to grow... More > the roses of his Irish home in the harsh New England climate. His quest ends up bridging both continents and generations. In The Lamp we see a young girl struggle with adult responsibilities when she and her brother find themselves unexpectedly alone in a dark house. In the Witch in the Well a woman faces her own mortality when a frightening experience makes her reflect back on her life and her love for her husband. From Ireland to New England to Alaska these stories describe the importance of family bonds and shared history.< Less
Literature Help: Uncle Vanya By Students’ Academy
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“Uncle Vanya” by one of the most admired Russian playwright Anton Chekov was first published in 1897. The play was first premiered in 1899 at the Moscow Art Theatre. The play was... More > directed by Konstantin Stanislavski. “Uncle Vanya” is a very detailed reworking of Chekhov’s earlier major work “The Wood Demon.” In this way it becomes a very unique play. In this reworked play, the author has reduced the cast list from almost two dozen down to only nine. He has also changed the climatic suicide of “The Wood Demon” into the famous failed homicide of Uncle Vanya. Literature Help: Uncle Vanya Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Plot Summary Act One Act Two Act Three Act Four Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less

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