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Guardians of the Yosemite

Guardians of the Yosemite [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1789125227
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In Guardians of the Yosemite: A Story of the First Rangers, which was first published in 1961, John W. Bingaman provides the reader with a fascinating account of the early days of park rangers, who took charge just as the U.S. Army withdrew from Yosemite. As Dr. Carl Parcher Russell puts it so succinctly, “the precedents and practices established by [the park ranger] were all-important in shaping the protection principles which characterize the present-day Ranger Department.” In the author’s own words, “the purpose in writing this book is to leave permanent records of the First Rangers who contributed so much during their long years of service, and to bridge the gap from the military to the civilian protection and administration of Yosemite National Park. “During the years of my service in Yosemite, from 1918 to 1956, I found there was very little information on the lives and activities of the First Rangers. Some of these men were still in service when I became a Ranger. However, many had died and their records were few and scattered. “In the old days, one would hear the remark, ‘It is a privilege to work for the Park Service.’ It was a privilege for me to serve thirty-eight years in the Yosemite Ranger Service, to be associated with the many fine Park people and the guardians and administrators of the National Park Service whose principal purpose was to serve loyally the cause of the parks.”

Magic of the Nile

Magic of the Nile [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0989590356
Author: Veronica Scott
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Magic of the Nile by Veronica Scott Book Resume:

After a childhood spent scorned and ignored by her family because of her crippled foot, Tyema was magically healed then installed as the High Priestess of his temple by Sobek the Crocodile God. But Tyema is still haunted by her memories, scarred by the abuse she endured. Despite Sobek’s protection, as an adult she’s become a near recluse inside the temple grounds… Until Captain Sahure arrives in her remote town, sent from Thebes on an urgent mission for Pharaoh, requiring High Priestess Tyema’s help. From that moment on, her quiet, safe life is upended in ways she never could have expected. But after a whirlwind romance with Sahure, the two part as Pharaoh orders him to undertake another assignment on Egypt’s dangerous frontier, far from Tyema’s remote town. Heart-broken, Tyema is ready to return to her life of loneliness, official duties and, now, regret. But the Crocodile God has other plans for his priestess: she must uncover the sorcerer who threatens Pharaoh’s life with black magic. Soon enough, Tyema finds herself thrown into the chaos of Pharoah’s court, neck deep in intrigue and danger. Just when she thinks she can’t take the pressures of a very public court life and her secret investigation for the Crocodile God any longer, Sahure re-enters the scene. But is her former love there to help or to hinder? Can they resolve their differences and work together to find the dark sorcerer who threatens Pharaoh and Egypt? Will the love between a proud warrior and a shy priestess lead them to a future together? Sequel to Priestess of the Nile

Mixed Towns, Trapped Communities

Mixed Towns, Trapped Communities [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317095316
Author: Daniel Monterescu
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Modern urban spaces are, by definition, mixed socio-spatial configurations. In many ways, their enduring success and vitality lie in the richness of their ethnic texture and ongoing exchange of economic goods, cultural practices, political ideas and social movements. This mixture, however, is rarely harmonious and has often led to violent conflict over land and identity. Focusing on mixed towns in Israel/Palestine, this insightful volume theorizes the relationship between modernity and nationalism and the social dynamics which engender and characterize the growth of urban spaces and the emergence therein of inter-communal relations. For more than a century, Arabs and Jews have been interacting in the workplaces, residential areas, commercial enterprises, cultural arenas and political theatres of mixed towns. Defying prevailing Manichean oppositions, these towns both exemplify and resist the forces of nationalist segregation. In this interdisciplinary volume, a new generation of Israeli and Palestinian scholars come together to explore ways in which these towns have been perceived as utopian or dystopian and whether they are best conceptualized as divided, dual or colonial. Identifying ethnically mixed towns as a historically specific analytic category, this volume calls for further research, comparison and debate.

Women in the Hebrew Bible

Women in the Hebrew Bible [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135238758
Author: Alice Bach
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Women in the Hebrew Bible by Alice Bach Book Resume:

Women in the Hebrew Bible presents the first one-volume overview covering the interpretation of women's place in man's world within the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. Written by the major scholars in the field of biblical studies and literary theory, these essays examine attitudes toward women and their status in ancient Near Eastern societies, focusing on the Israelite society portrayed by the Hebrew Bible.

Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences

Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1134175809
Author: Peter Weingart,Bernd Huppauf
Publisher: Routledge
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Science Images and Popular Images of the Sciences by Peter Weingart,Bernd Huppauf Book Resume:

What is a popular image of science and where does it come from? Little is known about the formation of science images and their transformation into popular images of science. In this anthology, contributions from two areas of expertise: image theory and history and the sociology of the sciences, explore techniques of constructing science images and transforming them into highly ambivalent images that represent the sciences. The essays, most of them with illustrations, present evidence that popular images of the sciences are based upon abstract theories rather than facts, and, equally, images of scientists are stimulated by imagination rather than historical knowledge.

Theology and the Boundary Discourse of Human Rights

Theology and the Boundary Discourse of Human Rights [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1589016580
Author: Ethna Regan
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
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Theology and the Boundary Discourse of Human Rights by Ethna Regan Book Resume:

What are human rights? Can theology acknowledge human rights discourse? Is theological engagement with human rights justified? What place should this discourse occupy within ethics? Ethna Regan seeks to answer these questions about human rights, Christian theology, and philosophical ethics. The main purpose of this book is to justify and explore theological engagement with human rights. Regan illustrates how that engagement is both ecumenical and diverse, citing the emerging engagement with human rights discourse by evangelical theologians in response to the War on Terror. The book examines where the themes and concerns of key modern theologians—Karl Rahner, J. B. Metz, Jon Sobrino, and Ignacio Ellacuría—converge with the themes and concerns of those committed to the advancement of human rights. Regan also critically engages with the “disdain” for rights discourse that is found in the postliberal critiques of John Milbank and Stanley Hauerwas. This interdisciplinary volume will be of interest to students and scholars in the fields of systematic theology, theological ethics, human rights, religion and politics, and political theory.

Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga

Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062796399
Author: StacyPlays
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga by StacyPlays Book Resume:

New York Times bestseller! From StacyPlays, creator of the mega-popular YouTube series Dogcraft, comes a thrilling illustrated novel about a girl raised by a pack of wolves and her quest to protect their shared forest home. The first in a new Minecraft-inspired fantasy adventure series! Stacy was raised by wolves. She’s never needed humans to survive and, from what she sees of humans, they’re dangerous and unpredictable. For as long as she can remember, Stacy’s pack of six powerful, playful wolves—Addison, Basil, Everest, Noah, Tucker and Wink—have been her only family. Together, Stacy’s pack patrols the forest to keep other animals safe, relying on her wits and each wolf’s unique abilities to accomplish risky rescue missions. But as the forest changes and new dangers begin lurking, are Stacy and the wolves prepared for the perils that await them? Fans of DanTDM: Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal and the Warriors series—plus shows like Ranger Bob—will love this Minecraft-inspired adventure.

Behind the Screen

Behind the Screen [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137282185
Author: P. Szczepanik,P. Vonderau
Publisher: Springer
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Behind the Screen by P. Szczepanik,P. Vonderau Book Resume:

Conceptualizing production studies from a European perspective, the book evaluates the history of European thought on production: theories of practice, the languages, grammars, and poetics of film, practical theories of production systems such as film dramaturgy, and the self-theorizing of European auteurs and professionals.

A Book of the Beginnings

A Book of the Beginnings [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1602068291
Author: Gerald Massey
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
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After enjoying years as a popular journalist and poet, intellectual and freethinker Gerald Massey turned his vast studies in the field of Egyptology into A Book of the Beginnings, a bold statement that the origin of all civilization lays in ancient Egypt. His assertions, radical at the time-indeed, almost a century before the discovery of three-million-year-old human remains in Africa-resonate loudly today, when molecular biology is making corresponding discoveries alongside the still-raging creation-versus-evolution controversy. In Volume I, Massey lays the foundation of the Egypt-centric position through a scholarly comparative analysis of language, names, and mythology-delving not only into our most basic actions of naming and communicating, but also man's beloved, universal myths of death, awakenings, and love. British author GERALD MASSEY (1828-1907) published works of poetry, spiritualism, Shakespearean criticism, and theology, but his best-known works are in the realm of Egyptology, including The Natural Genesis and Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World.

The Poetics of Waste

The Poetics of Waste [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137402792
Author: C. Schmidt
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Modernist debates about waste - both aesthetic and economic - often express biases against gender and sexual errancy. The Poetics of Waste looks at writers and artists who resist this ideology and respond by developing an excessive poetics.

The Militarization of Childhood

The Militarization of Childhood [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 113700214X
Author: J. Beier
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The Militarization of Childhood by J. Beier Book Resume:

In its various manifestations, the campaign to end child soldiering has brought graphic images of militarized children to popular consciousness. In the main, this has been a campaign that has seemed to speak to African contexts without as much reflection on the myriad ways in which the lives of children are militarized in advanced (post)industrial societies. Proceeding from this quite striking omission, the contributors to this volume move beyond the usual focus on the global South. Making what will be an important contribution to a much needed critical turn in the vast and still rapidly growing child soldier literature, they address multifarious ways in which childhood is militarized beyond the global South through enactments of militarism that have drawn much less in the way of critical inquiry.

Narratives of the Islamic Conquest from Medieval Spain

Narratives of the Islamic Conquest from Medieval Spain [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137514108
Author: Geraldine Hazbun
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Narratives of the Islamic Conquest from Medieval Spain by Geraldine Hazbun Book Resume:

Exploring medieval literary representations of the Islamic conquest of Spain in 711, Hazbun discusses chronicles, epic and clerical poetry, and early historical novels. While material on the conquest of Spain is substantial, it is understudied and this book works to fill that gap.

Guarding the Guardians

Guarding the Guardians [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317124294
Author: Mathurin C. Houngnikpo
Publisher: Routledge
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Guarding the Guardians by Mathurin C. Houngnikpo Book Resume:

The relationship between civil society and the armed forces is an essential part of any polity, democratic or otherwise, because a military force is after all a universal feature of social systems. Despite significant progress moving towards democracy among some African countries in the past decade, all too many African militaries have yet to accept core democratic principles regulating civilian authority over the military. This book explores the theory of civil-military relations and moves on to review the intrusion of the armed forces in African politics by looking first into the organization and role of the army in pre-colonial and colonial eras, before examining contemporary armies and their impact on society. Furthermore it revisits the various explanations of military takeovers in Africa and disentangles the notion of the military as the modernizing force. Whether as a revolutionary force, as a stabilizing force, or as a modernizing force, the military has often been perceived as the only organized and disciplined group with the necessary skills to uplift newly independent nations. The performance of Africa's military governments since independence, however, has soundly disproven this thesis. As such, this study conveys the necessity of new civil-military relations in Africa and calls not just for civilian control of the military but rather a democratic oversight of the security forces in Africa.

Boundary And Space

Boundary And Space [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317855434
Author: Madeleine Davis,David Wallbridge
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Boundary And Space by Madeleine Davis,David Wallbridge Book Resume:

First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism

Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137352892
Author: Francis Bremer
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Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism by Francis Bremer Book Resume:

A study of the rise and decline of puritanism in England and New England that focuses on the role of godly men and women. It explores the role of family devotions, lay conferences, prophesying and other means by which the laity influenced puritan belief and practice, and the efforts of the clergy to reduce lay power in the seventeenth century.

The Complete Works of Plato

The Complete Works of Plato [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 802680385X
Author: Plato
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The Complete Works of Plato by Plato Book Resume:

This carefully crafted ebook:?The Complete Works of Plato? is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of contents: Early works: Apology Crito Charmides Euthyphro First Alcibiades (*) Greater Hippias (*) Lesser Hippias Ion Laches Lysis Middle works: Cratylus Euthydemus Gorgias Menexenus (*) Meno Phaedo Protagoras Symposium Republic Phaedrus Parmenides Theaetetus Late works: Timaeus Critias Sophist Statesman Philebus Laws Pseudonymous works (traditionally attributed to Plato, but considered by virtually all modern authorities not to have been written by him): Epinomis Second Alcibiades Hipparcus Rival Lovers Theages Cleitophon Minos Demoducus Axiochus On Justice On Virtue Sisyphus Eryxias Halcyon Letters (*) The authorship of these works is disputed by some authorities. There are also a number of essays relating to various aspects of Plato's works. Plato (428/427 BC - 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

The Psychological Assessment of Presidential Candidates

The Psychological Assessment of Presidential Candidates [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135265356
Author: Stanley A. Renshon
Publisher: Routledge
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The Psychological Assessment of Presidential Candidates by Stanley A. Renshon Book Resume:

Looking back over the past 25 years, Stanley Renshon explores how the issue of character has come to dominate presidential campaigns. Drawing on his clinical and political science training, Renshon has devised a theory which allows the public to evaluate the qualities of presidential candidates.

Guardians of the Sage

Guardians of the Sage [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1590774752
Author: Harry Sinclair Drago
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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Guardians of the Sage by Harry Sinclair Drago Book Resume:

An Oregon reservation has suddenly been vacated and Henry Stall, a seasoned ranch owner, didn’t get the news in time. He is driven to continue the expansion of his cattle empire in the American northwest, and when he goes to stake his claim, conflict erupts between the old and new guards of ranchers on the open range. Stall combats the restraints of his age, and sets off on a strenuous endeavor to confront Jim Montana, his former employee and the commissioner of the newly vacant property. Heads turn as Stall and Montana mobilize and contend for a share in this territory—and to claim it rightfully theirs. Stall is determined to defend his reputation as a veteran proprietor, while Montana wants to assert his own authority as an emerging official, and their collision sets off a whirlwind of scraps, skirmishes, and showdowns. It falls upon each ranch to wrangle whatever forces it can to carve out a corner of the expanding cattle country before its neighbors. When the law of the land overrides the governing regulations on boundary lines, what emerges is a full-blown range war—and putting down a stake on unclaimed territory becomes more hazardous than ever.

The Function of Law in the International Community

The Function of Law in the International Community [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0191029785
Author: Hersch Lauterpacht
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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The Function of Law in the International Community, first published in 1933, is one of the seminal works on international law. Its author, Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, is widely considered to be one of the great international lawyers of the 20th century. It continues to influence those studying and working in international law today. This republication once again makes this book available to scholars and students in the field. It features a new introduction by Professor Martti Koskenniemi, examining the world in which the Function of Law was originally published and the lasting legacy of this classic work.

OMENS AND SUPERSTITIONS OF SOUTHERN INDIA

OMENS AND SUPERSTITIONS OF SOUTHERN INDIA [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: EDGAR THURSTON
Publisher: VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS
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Omens and Superstitions of Southern India This book can be downloaded as a PDF file from here. Published by VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS, Deverkovil, India 673508