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Civil war and reconstruction in Alabama

Civil war and reconstruction in Alabama [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 5518487274
Author: Walter Lynwood Fleming
Publisher: Рипол Классик
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Venomous Animals and Their Venoms

Venomous Animals and Their Venoms [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483263630
Author: Wolfgang Bücherl,Eleanor E. Buckley,Venancio Deulofeu
Publisher: Elsevier
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Venomous Animals and Their Venoms by Wolfgang Bücherl,Eleanor E. Buckley,Venancio Deulofeu Book Resume:

Venomous Animals and their Venoms focuses on the comprehensive presentation of the entire field of the venomous members of the animal kingdom, chemistry and biochemistry of venoms, and pharmacological actions and their antigenic properties. The selection first offers information on the development of knowledge about venoms and the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) and its venomous characteristics, including biology, venom apparatus, properties of venom, and significance of venom apparatus in Ornithorhynchus. The text then elaborates on the classification, biology, and description of the venom apparatus of insectivores of the genera Solenodon, Neomys, and Blarina and the chemistry and pharmacology of insectivore venoms. The publication takes a look at karyotypes, sex chromosomes, and chromosomal evolution in snakes and coagulant, proteolytic, and hemolytic properties of some snake venoms. Topics include hemolytic property, karyotypes of South American snakes, sex chromosomes, methods for the study of chromosomes of reptiles, and chromosomal evolution. The selection is a vital source of data for readers interested in venomous animals and their venoms.

Engendering Ireland

Engendering Ireland [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1443883077
Author: Rebecca Anne Barr,Sarah-Anne Buckley,Laura Kelly
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Anthropocentrism in Philosophy

Anthropocentrism in Philosophy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1614519471
Author: Panayot Butchvarov
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Anthropocentrism in Philosophy by Panayot Butchvarov Book Resume:

Anthropocentrism in philosophy is deeply paradoxical. Ethics investigates the human good, epistemology investigates human knowledge, and antirealist metaphysics holds that the world depends on our cognitive capacities. But humans’ good and knowledge, including their language and concepts, are empirical matters, whereas philosophers do not engage in empirical research. And humans are inhabitants, not 'makers', of the world. Nevertheless, all three (ethics, epistemology, and antirealist metaphysics) can be drastically reinterpreted as making no reference to humans.

Lynchings in Kansas, 1850s–1932

Lynchings in Kansas, 1850s–1932 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1476617791
Author: Harriet C. Frazier
Publisher: McFarland
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Lynchings in Kansas, 1850s–1932 by Harriet C. Frazier Book Resume:

In 1933, Genevieve Yost, Kansas State Historical Society cataloger, published a “History of Lynching in Kansas.” The present book is a development of that work, researched with the benefit of modern technology. The author locates 58 lynchings Yost missed and removes 19 from her list that for various reasons are not lynchings in Kansas. Yost apparently catalogued her 123 entries, some containing up to six names, based on her newspaper sources’ headlines, not the actual stories on the lynchings. Her catalog places some events in counties that did not exist at the time of the lynching. In this book, errors in her data are corrected: misspelled names, incorrect places and dates, and the number of victims per incident. In agreement with Yost, the author finds that most of the victims were white men who were horse thieves, their deaths taking place in the eastern tier of counties bordering Missouri, an area then and now where most Kansans lived. The last lynching in Kansas took place in 1932 in the extreme northwest of the state, and an interview of an eyewitness is included.

Appalachian Dance

Appalachian Dance [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0252096452
Author: Susan Eike Spalding
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
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Appalachian Dance by Susan Eike Spalding Book Resume:

In Appalachian Dance, Susan Eike Spalding employs twenty-five years' worth of rich interviews with black and white Virginians, Tennesseeans, and Kentuckians to explore the evolution and social uses of dance practices in each region. Spalding analyzes how issues as disparate as industrialization around coal, race relations, and the 1970s folk revival profoundly influenced freestyle clogging and other dance forms. She reveals how African Americans and Native Americans, as well as European immigrants drawn to the timber mills and coal fields, added to local dance vocabularies. By placing each community in its sociopolitical and economic context, Spalding explores how the formal and stylistic nuances found in Appalachian dance reflect the beliefs, shared understandings, and experiences of the community at large.

Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God

Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1498202055
Author: John Jefferson Davis
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God by John Jefferson Davis Book Resume:

Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God presents a new paradigm for church ministry--one that is based on fundamental truths of the Christian faith such as the Trinity, union with Christ, and the "already" presence of the Holy Spirit in the church. This new paradigm can help busy pastors avoid "burnout" in the ministry and model Trinitarian, New Testament patterns of ministry to their people. Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God reflects the best of recent New Testament scholarship, sensitivity to the contexts of globalized postmodern cultures dominated by digital media, and practical applications for Christian life, discipleship, worship, and mission.

In the Presence of the Past

In the Presence of the Past [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9401137641
Author: R.T. Bienvenu,M. Feingold
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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In the Presence of the Past by R.T. Bienvenu,M. Feingold Book Resume:

The broad canvas covered by the articles in the present volume celebrates the diversity and richness of the writings of Frank Manuel during a scholarly career that spans over five decades. The subjects of the articles - ranging from science to utopia, from theology to political thought - mirror many of the themes Manuel has written about with erudition, flair and uncommon perception. It is only fitting that in paying tribute to such a defiant intellect each author brings to his treatment a distinct perspective and texture, the result of his own original forays into the history of ideas. Yet underlying all the essays is the conviction that the study of the intersection of individuals and ideas still yields a rich harvest. Presented to Frank on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, In the Presence o/the Past honors a teacher, a friend and, above all, a scholar. R. T. Bienvenu and M. Feingold (eds). ln the presence of the past. vii. MARTIN PERETZ Frank Manuel: An Appreciation It was finally because of Frank Edward Manuel that I decided (however belatedly) to forgo a proper academic career. Since I had not left so much as a leafscar on the tree of the scholarly culture this is not a fact which anyone else would have reason to notice. It is also not, I am happy to add, something for which Manuel will be especially remembered.

Phenix City

Phenix City [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 5880197662
Author: Edwin Strickland,Gene Wortsman
Publisher: Рипол Классик
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Biostratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology of the San Timoteo Badlands, Southern California

Biostratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology of the San Timoteo Badlands, Southern California [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780520915985
Author: L. Barry Albright III
Publisher: Univ of California Press
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Biostratigraphy and Vertebrate Paleontology of the San Timoteo Badlands, Southern California by L. Barry Albright III Book Resume:

The author describes forty-two fossil taxa recovered during a study of the San Timoteo Badlands that used magnetobiostratigraphy to develop a temporal framework for addressing the tectonic evolution of southern California over the last 6 million years. For the Pliocene, small mammals are an effective means of correlating a magnetostratigraphy to the Geomagnetic Polarity Time Scale when radioisotopic dates are unobtainable.

Yuchi Indian Histories Before the Removal Era

Yuchi Indian Histories Before the Removal Era [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0803245416
Author: Jason Baird Jackson
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
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Yuchi Indian Histories Before the Removal Era by Jason Baird Jackson Book Resume:

In Yuchi Indian Histories Before the Removal Era, folklorist and anthropologist Jason Baird Jackson and nine scholars of Yuchi (Euchee) Indian culture and history offer a revisionist and in-depth portrait of Yuchi community and society. This first interdisciplinary history of the Yuchi people corrects the historical record, which often submerges the Yuchi within the Creek Confederacy instead of acknowledging the Yuchi as a separate tribe. By looking at the oral, historical, ethnographic, linguistic, and archaeological record, contributors illuminate Yuchi political circumstances and cultural identity. Focusing on the pre-Removal era, the volume shows that from the entrada of Hernando de Soto into the American South in 1541 to the Yuchis’ internal migrations throughout the hinterlands of the South and their entanglement with the Creeks to the maintenance of community and identity today, the Yuchis have persisted as a distinct people. This volume provides a voice to an indigenous nation that previous generations of scholars have misidentified or erroneously assumed to be a simple constituent of the Creek Nation. In doing so, it offers a fuller picture of Yuchi social realities since the arrival of Europeans and other non-natives in their Southern homelands.

In The Presence of Our Enemies

In The Presence of Our Enemies [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452029660
Author: Ellen McClay
Publisher: Author House
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In The Presence of Our Enemies by Ellen McClay Book Resume:

In the Presence of Our Enemies has been meticulously researched, containing facts from years of Congressional investigations, as well as authoritative books written by historians and participants alike of the 20 Century''''s assault on the unique form of government fashioned through, as George Washington described, "a miracle at Philadelphia." To achieve this destruction and planned replacement with a socialist society amalgamated into a global government, it is first necessary to destroy traditional morality, a campaign conducted through every avenue of communication, with particular focus on textbooks and schools. Their legacy marches relentlessly onward. Meet the sociologists, the psychiatrists, the ''''educators,'''' moral degenerates, who banded together from countries around the world focusing on the redistribution of American wealth, and changing the culture which gave them birth. They gained entry into American Schools, colleges, legislative halls, and their descendants still promote a Fabian Socialist World Society supported by American taxes. Nothing has changed since Soviet leader Nikta Khrushchev in 1957, told us what was planned: "I can prophesy that your grandchildren in America will live under socialism...Your grandchildren will....not understand how their grandparents did not understand the progressive nature of socialist society...."

Kentucky Archaeology

Kentucky Archaeology [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0813159431
Author: R. Barry Lewis
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
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Kentucky Archaeology by R. Barry Lewis Book Resume:

Kentucky's rich archaeological heritage spans thousands of years, and the Commonwealth remains fertile ground for study of the people who inhabited the midcontinent before, during, and after European settlement. This long-awaited volume brings together the most recent research on Kentucky's prehistory and early history, presenting both an accurate descriptive and an authoritative interpretation of Kentucky's past. The book is arranged chronologically -- from the Ice Age to modern times, when issues of preservation and conservation have overtaken questions of identification and classification. For each time slice of Kentucky's past, the contributors describe typical communities and settlement patterns, major changes from previous cultural periods, the nature of the economy and subsistence, artifacts, the general health and characteristics of the people, and regional cultural differences. Sites discussed include the Green River shell mounds, the Central Kentucky Adena mounds and enclosures, Eastern Kentucky rockshelters, the important Wickliffe site at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, Fort Ancient culture villages, and the fortified towns of the Mississippian period in Western Kentucky. The authors draw from a wealth of unpublished material and offer the detailed insights and perspectives of specialists who have focused much of their professional careers on the scientific investigation of Kentucky's prehistory. The book's many graphic elements -- maps, artifact drawings, photographs, and village plans -- combined with a straightforward and readable text, provide a format that will appeal to the general reader as well as to students and specialists in other fields who wish to learn more about Kentucky's archaeology.

Pacific Crossing

Pacific Crossing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9888139711
Author: Elizabeth Sinn
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
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Pacific Crossing by Elizabeth Sinn Book Resume:

During the nineteenth century tens of thousands of Chinese men and women crossed the Pacific to work, trade, and settle in California. Drawn initially by the gold rush, they took with them skills and goods and a view of the world which, though still Chinese, was transformed by their long journeys back and forth. They in turn transformed Hong Kong, their main point of embarkation, from a struggling infant colony into a prosperous international port and the cultural center of a far-ranging Chinese diaspora. Making use of extensive research in archives around the world, Pacific Crossing charts the rise of Chinese Gold Mountain firms engaged in all kinds of transpacific trade, especially the lucrative export of prepared opium and other luxury goods. Challenging the traditional view that the migration was primarily a "coolie trade," Elizabeth Sinn uncovers leadership and agency among the many Chinese who made the crossing. In presenting Hong Kong as an "in-between place" of repeated journeys and continuous movement, Sinn also offers a fresh view of the British colony and a new paradigm for migration studies.

British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell

British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1136243461
Author: W.P. Morrell
Publisher: Routledge
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British Colonial Policy in the Age of Peel and Russell by W.P. Morrell Book Resume:

First published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Second Creek War

The Second Creek War [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 080323421X
Author: John T. Ellisor
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
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The Second Creek War by John T. Ellisor Book Resume:

Historians have traditionally viewed the "Creek War of 1836" as a minor police action centered on rounding up the Creek Indians for removal to Indian Territory. Using extensive archival research, John T. Ellisor demonstrates that, in fact, the Second Creek War was neither brief nor small. Indeed, armed conflict continued long after "peace" was declared and the majority of Creeks had been sent west. Ellisor's study also broadly illuminates southern society just prior to the Indian removals, a time when many blacks, whites, and Natives lived in close proximity in the Old Southwest. In the Creek country, also called New Alabama, these ethnic groups began to develop a pluralistic society. When the 1830s cotton boom placed a premium on Creek land, however, dispossession of the Natives became an economic priority. Dispossessed and impoverished, some Creeks rose in armed revolt both to resist removal west and to drive the oppressors from their ancient homeland. Yet the resulting Second Creek War, which raged over three states, was fueled not only by Native determination but also by economic competition and was intensified not least by the massive government-sponsored land grab that constituted Indian removal. Because these circumstances also created fissures throughout southern society, both whites and blacks found it in their best interests to help the Creek insurgents. This first book-length examination of the Second Creek War shows how interethnic collusion and conflict characterized southern society during the 1830s.

Fossil Record 6 Volume 1

Fossil Record 6 Volume 1 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Spencer G. Lucas,Robert M. Sullivan
Publisher: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
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Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama

Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Walter L. Fleming
Publisher: Good Press
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Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama by Walter L. Fleming Book Resume:

"Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama" by Walter L. Fleming. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.