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Keep Moving: The Journal

Keep Moving: The Journal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1982196289
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Keep Moving: The Journal by Book Resume:

Based on the national bestseller Keep Moving—called “a meditation on kindness and hope” (NPR)—a 52-exercise journal about hope and renewal from the award-winning poet. As Maggie Smith navigated loss and upheaval, she wrote to herself each day—forgiving herself for a past mistake, reflecting on moments of joy, or looking towards the future, ending each note-to-self with the phrase “keep moving.” In her own words, “I wasn’t offering wisdom from on high; I was talking to myself at the bottom of a dark well, trying to climb up into the light, little by little, day by day.” Smith was surprised not only by how uplifting this process was, but also by the outpouring of support and gratitude from thousands of people who found solace in her words. Through the healing power of writing, Keep Moving: The Journal invites us to find beauty in the present moment, embrace change, and create a life we love.

Johnny Green of the Orphan Brigade

Johnny Green of the Orphan Brigade [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0813193818
Author: John Williams Green
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
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Johnny Green of the Orphan Brigade by John Williams Green Book Resume:

John W. Green (1841-1920), an enlisted man with Kentucky's famed Confederate Orphan Brigade throughout the Civil War, fought at Shiloh, Baton Rouge, Vicksburg, Chickamauga, Atlanta and many other crucial battles. An acute observer with a flair for humanizing the impersonal horror of war, he kept a record of his experiences, and penned an exciting front-line account of America's defining trial by fire. Albert D. Kirwan provides a brief history of the Orphan Brigade and a biography of Johnny Green. Introductions to each chapter explain references in the journal and also set the context for the major campaigns.

Genealogies of Barbados Families

Genealogies of Barbados Families [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0806310049
Author: James C. Brandow
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com
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Genealogies of Barbados Families by James C. Brandow Book Resume:

"Many of the early settlers of Barbados eventually moved to the mainland of North America and settled in Virginia, Georgia, the Carolinas, and other colonies. A son of John Winthrop, for example, was one of the original settlers of Barbados, and two of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, Lewis Morris and Arthur Middleton, were descended from men who left Barbados a century earlier. Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, in fact, there was a continuous flow of settlers from Barbados to virtually every point on the Atlantic seaboard, with the result that many families in America today trace their origins in the New World first to Barbados." -- publisher website (December 2008).

Piracy and Diplomacy in Seventeenth-century North Africa

Piracy and Diplomacy in Seventeenth-century North Africa [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780838633021
Author: Thomas Baker
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
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Piracy and Diplomacy in Seventeenth-century North Africa by Thomas Baker Book Resume:

Consul Baker's detailed journal, published here for the first time, describes the exploits and operation of the Barbary corsairs; the diplomatic and naval activities of the English, French, and Dutch in the Mediterranean; and the political, economic, and social life of Tripoli. Comprehensive introduction and appendixes.

A Journal of the Plague Year

A Journal of the Plague Year [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0141904364
Author: Daniel Defoe
Publisher: Penguin UK
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A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe Book Resume:

'The most reliable and comprehensive account of the Great Plague that we possess' Anthony Burgess In 1665 the plague swept through London, claiming over 97,000 lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on his own memories, as well as his writing experience, to create this vivid chronicle of the epidemic and its victims. 'A Journal' (1722) follows Defoe's fictional narrator as he traces the devastating progress of the plague through the streets of London. Here we see a city transformed: some of its streets suspiciously empty, some - with crosses on their doors - overwhelmingly full of the sounds and smells of human suffering. And every living citizen he meets has a horrifying story that demands to be heard.

The Journal of Beatrix Potter from 1881 to 1897

The Journal of Beatrix Potter from 1881 to 1897 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0723268835
Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: Penguin UK
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The Journal of Beatrix Potter from 1881 to 1897 by Beatrix Potter Book Resume:

This ebook has been optimised for viewing on colour devices. Between the ages of 15 and 30 Beatrix Potter kept a secret diary written in code. When the code was cracked by Leslie Linder more than 20 years after her death, the diary revealed a remarkable picture of upper middle-class life in late Victorian Britain. This book provides an illuminating insight into the personality and inspiration of one of the world's best loved children's authors.

Gender and the Journal

Gender and the Journal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 143840381X
Author: Cinthia Gannett
Publisher: SUNY Press
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Gender and the Journal by Cinthia Gannett Book Resume:

This book explores the gendered historical and social contexts and discursive traditions that have characterized journals and diaries in academic discourse. The tension between the term “journal,” which has a variety of positive public and scholarly connotations, and the term “diary,” which is currently understood as a feminized, trivial, and confessional kind of writing inappropriate for school, is a critical part of the problem. This book uses the developing and shifting notions of diary and journal to explore several critical questions about the larger relations between gender, language, canonicity, and academic discourse.

An Artist at War

An Artist at War [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780929398761
Author: John Gaitha Browning
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
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An Artist at War by John Gaitha Browning Book Resume:

John Gaitha Browning was a 30-year-old artist when he joined the Army, and he did not cease to be an artist just because he had become a soldier. The extraordinary journal he kept during his two years in the South Pacific records the plight of any artist at war: "We are a lonely lot who ignore so many things and dream of a day when we will be free to create beauty again." Browning also brought to Army life his many years of experience (some while a Boy Scout) working among Native Americans, learning their lore and handiwork. Many entries in this journal are fascinating comparisons between them and the New Guinea and Philippine natives. Although his love of art and culture sometimes left him at odds with the youngest soldiers, he was determined to make a written and visual record of whatever "good and beautiful" he found amidst the confusion and destruction of war. The journals begin on February 6, 1943 in Fort Ord, California; cover Browning's journey to Australia aboard the U. S. Army Transport Willard A. Holbrook; his adventures in Brisbane and Cairns, and then New Guinea; and his combat experience in the Philippines during the spring and summer of 1945.

Expeditions of Honour

Expeditions of Honour [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0773590897
Author: John Salusbury,Ronald Rompkey
Publisher: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
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Expeditions of Honour by John Salusbury,Ronald Rompkey Book Resume:

Expeditions of Honour presents the entirety of Salusbury's diary, supplemented with a biographical introduction, historical notes on events and major figures, and the letters he sent to his wife. Selected in 1749 to serve on the first Halifax council and to supervise the granting and allocation of land, he eventually lost the confidence of Governor Edward Cornwallis and was gradually excluded from his inner circle. Salusbury turned to his journal, where he documented such matters as the colony's lack of funds, the encroachment of commercial influence from New England merchants, and the ways in which public officials inflated their reputations. A fascinating glimpse into the life on an early settler, Expeditions of Honour also offers an account of the conflict between imperial powers and some of the factors that lead to the Seven Years War.

The Journal of Major George Washington

The Journal of Major George Washington [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780910412575
Author: George Washington
Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg
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The Journal of Major George Washington by George Washington Book Resume:

History of George Washington's journals.

The Journal of Arthur Stirling

The Journal of Arthur Stirling [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1465505571
Author: Upton Sinclair
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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A Journal for Jordan

A Journal for Jordan [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307449718
Author: Dana Canedy
Publisher: Crown
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A Journal for Jordan by Dana Canedy Book Resume:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A hauntingly beautiful account of a family fractured by war . . . filled with vivid and heartbreaking details.”—The New York Times Book Review SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • “Full of wonderful treasures offered by a unique and spirited father . . . written with serene grace: part memoir, part love story, all heart.”—James McBride, author of The Color of Water In 2005, Dana Canedy’s fiancé, First Sergeant Charles Monroe King, began to write what would become a two-hundred-page journal for his son in case he did not make it home from the war in Iraq. He was killed by a roadside bomb on October 14, 2006. His son, Jordan, was seven months old. Inspired by his example, Dana was determined to preserve his memory for their son. A Journal for Jordan is a mother’s fiercely honest letter to her child about the parent he lost before he could even speak. It is also a father’s advice and prayers for the son he will never know. A father figure to the soldiers under his command, Charles moved naturally into writing to his son. In neat block letters, he counseled him on everything from how to withstand disappointment and deal with adversaries to how to behfrave on a date. And he also wrote of recovering a young soldier’s body, piece by piece, from a tank—and the importance of honoring that young man’s life. He finished the journal two months before his death while home on a two-week leave, so intoxicated with love for his infant son that he barely slept. This is also the story of Dana and Charles together—two seemingly mismatched souls who loved each other deeply and lost each other too soon. A Journal for Jordan is a tender introduction, a loving good-bye, a reporter’s inquiry into her soldier’s life, and a heartrending reminder of the human cost of war.

The Journal and Occasional Writings of Sarah Wister

The Journal and Occasional Writings of Sarah Wister [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780838632888
Author: Sarah Wister,Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
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The Journal and Occasional Writings of Sarah Wister by Sarah Wister,Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola Book Resume:

The first publication of the entire journal of Sarah Wister, a young woman who form 1777 to 1780 wrote of her experiences to share with her two closest friends. Her writings, which represent both an autobiographical and a historical document of the Revolutionary War period, are supplemented in this edition by comprehensive annotations and introductory material.

The Journal of Thomas Moore

The Journal of Thomas Moore [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780874131451
Author: Thomas Moore,Barbara Bartholomew,Joy L. Linsley
Publisher: University of Delaware Press
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The Journal of Thomas Moore by Thomas Moore,Barbara Bartholomew,Joy L. Linsley Book Resume:

For over a hundred years, the journal of the Irish poet Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was thought to have been destroyed. In 1967 the manuscript was found in the archives of the Longman Publishing House in London. This edition, to be published in six volumes, reveals the essential Moore and introduces the reader to the daily, personal record of Moore's life from 1818 to 1847. The journal begins as an accurate rendering of the author's daily life and ends as a tragic reflection of a failing memory and a deteriorating mind.

An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780195347340
Author: James Boswell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli by James Boswell Book Resume:

This first complete reprint of Boswell's book on Corsica since the eighteenth century is enhanced by comprehensive annotation, textual apparatus, and a critical introduction. Boswell designed his text in two parts: first, an Account of Corsica, which gives a historical, political, socio-economic, and cultural overview of the Corsican people, and second, the Journal of his tour to see the Corsican leader Pascal Paoli in 1765. This edition, unlike so many reprints of just the Journal, allows the reader to appreciate Boswell's original design. The young and adventuresome Boswell wanted to write a book that would swing public opinion, and perhaps the British government, to support the Corsicans in their struggle for independence. He was well aware that his English readers had but the haziest ideas about Corsica gleaned from but snatches of news in the papers. The first part would therefore provide the context within which to understand and appreciate his account of his journey to and meeting with Paoli. The complete text also illustrates aspects of Boswell that have received less attention than they might, namely, his sense of history, his political enthusiasm for national liberty, and his scholarship. He brings to the book a solid foundation in the Classics and the law, a facility in French and Italian, and a sensitivity to writing that, as the notes show, is evident in the reworking of his manuscript. The editors' introduction and the extensive annotation point up Boswell the scholar--assiduous, sedulous to get at the relevant sources, careful to do justice to those he disagreed with, and open about seeking and acknowledging advice. The text reveals Boswell as a serious and independent thinker and a writer committed to Corsica's independence. What he argued for and presumed was about to be achieved is still a matter of debate in Corsica and metropolitan France.

The Journal of a Disappointed Man

The Journal of a Disappointed Man [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0241297702
Author: W. N. P. Barbellion
Publisher: Penguin UK
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The Journal of a Disappointed Man by W. N. P. Barbellion Book Resume:

The young naturalist W. N. P. Barbellion described this remarkably candid record of living with multiple sclerosis as 'a study in the nude'. It begins as an ambitious teenager's notes on the natural world, and then, following his diagnosis at the age of twenty-six, transforms into a deeply moving account of battling the disease. His prose is full of humour and fierce intelligence, and combines a passion for life with clear-sighted reflections on the nature of death. Barbellion selected and edited this manuscript himself in 1917, adding a fictional editor's note announcing his own demise. This Penguin Classics edition includes 'The Last Diary', which covers the period between submission of the manuscript and Barbellion's actual death in 1919.

The Journal of Leo Tolstoi 1895~1899 (Abridged)

The Journal of Leo Tolstoi 1895~1899 (Abridged) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Leo Tolstoy
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The Journal of Leo Tolstoi 1895~1899 (Abridged) by Leo Tolstoy Book Resume:

Originally published immediately after the Russian revolution, this translation of Tolstoy's 1895-1899 journals is remarkable for what it captures of both the time and the man. In it, he wrestles with God, the nature of consciousness, love, marriage, religion, socialism, writing, and the nature of reality. "Now I am an ordinary man, L. N. (Tolstoi), and animal, and now I am the messenger of God. I am all the time the same man." "There is no greater prop for a selfish, peaceful life, than the occupation of art for art’s sake." Nearing 70, he was also struggling with his health and frequent bouts of depression. Yet the power of his intellect and his forceful persistence in trying to understand his life come through in nearly every page. Increasingly radical in his thinking, he never fails to fascinate, even while indulging in the very weaknesses he deplores. A remarkable document of a remarkable life, this book includes a lengthy introduction, biographical material on Tolstoy, and notes about the writing he was working on in this period. For less than you'd spend on gas going to the library, this long out-of-print volume is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones. Be sure to LOOK INSIDE by clicking the cover above or download a sample.

The Journal of Étienne Mercier

The Journal of Étienne Mercier [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1988182131
Author: David Bouchard
Publisher: 4117654 Manitoba Ltée (Éditions des Plaines | Vidacom Publications
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The Journal of Étienne Mercier by David Bouchard Book Resume:

In 1853, Étienne Mercier, a French-Canadian voyageur painter, is tasked by his employer to return to the Queen Charlotte Islands and document his travels into Haida territory. A wide-eyed and good-natured Mercier takes the opportunity to try to track down his long-lost friend, Clément, in the wilderness of what would later become the Canadian Pacific coast. Written in Mercier’s own broken English, or Franglais, and punctuated with traditional Canadien folk songs, David Bouchard’s candid glance into the everyday tribulations of a typical voyageur vividly depicts—along with Gordon Miller’s evocative illustrations—life on the colonial frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

Home at Grasmere

Home at Grasmere [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0141935812
Author: Dorothy Wordsworth,William Wordsworth
Publisher: Penguin UK
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Home at Grasmere by Dorothy Wordsworth,William Wordsworth Book Resume:

A continuous text made up of extracts from Dorothy Wordsworth's Journal and a selection of her brother's poems. Dorothy Wordsworth kept her Journal 'because I shall give William pleasure by it'. In doing so, she never dreamt that she was giving future readers not only the chance to enjoy her fresh and sensitive delight in the beauties that surrounded her at Grasmere but also a rare opportunity to observe 'the progress of a poet's mind'. Colette Clark's skilful and perceptive arrangement of Dorothy's entries alongside William's poems throws a unique light on his creative process, and shows how the interdependence of brother and sister was a vital part in the writing of many of his great poems. By reading these poems in relation to the Journal it is possible to trace the processes by which they were committed to paper and so achieve a fuller understanding of them. A writer in her own right, Dorothy kept her Journal sparse in personal and emotional detail. Yet there is, nevertheless, a deep emotional undercurrent running beneath the surface which only falters when William marries Mary Hutchinson. Never again was Dorothy to achieve the freedom, spontaneity and the limpidly beautiful prose with which she infused and irradiated the Grasmere Journals.

Lead-Free Electronic Solders

Lead-Free Electronic Solders [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0387484337
Author: KV Subramanian
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Lead-Free Electronic Solders by KV Subramanian Book Resume:

Even though the effect of lead contamination on human health has been known for decades, very little attention has been paid to lead-based solders used in electronics until recently. This comprehensive book examines all the important issues associated with lead-free electronic solder. It collects the work of researchers recognized for their significant scientific contributions in the area.

The Journal of Arthur Stirling : ("The Valley of the Shadow")

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Author: Upton Sinclair
Publisher: Good Press
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The Journal of Arthur Stirling : ("The Valley of the Shadow") by Upton Sinclair Book Resume:

"The Journal of Arthur Stirling : ("The Valley of the Shadow")" by Upton Sinclair. 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.

The Journal

The Journal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1532099789
Author: Ginnymarie M. Leines,Ruth M. Godfrey
Publisher: iUniverse
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The Journal by Ginnymarie M. Leines,Ruth M. Godfrey Book Resume:

Become your dreams through a mindful guided journaling experience. Celebrate who you are! Discover how to embrace your bigger story. Imagine the feeling and freedom of how your life can shift. “Your dream will find you. It is what it is. You can hide from it. You can hold hands with it. You can cover it up with a blanket, and it will still find you.” Heidi Tuneberg, Vice-President & Senior Director of US Marketing Creative Operations for Best Buy.

A Private Wilderness

A Private Wilderness [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452966850
Author: Sigurd F. Olson
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
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A Private Wilderness by Sigurd F. Olson Book Resume:

The personal diaries of one of America’s best-loved naturalists, revealing his difficult and inspiring path to finding his voice and becoming a writer Few writers are as renowned for their eloquence about the natural world, its power and fragility, as Sigurd F. Olson (1899–1982). Before he could give expression to The Singing Wilderness, however, he had to find his own voice. It is this struggle, the painstaking and often simply painful process of becoming the writer and conservationist now familiar to us, that Olson documented in the journal entries gathered here. Written mostly during the years from 1930 to 1941, Olson’s journals describe the dreams and frustrations of an aspiring writer honing his skills, pursuing recognition, and facing doubt while following the academic career that allowed him to live and work even as it consumed so much of his time. But even as he speaks with immediacy and intensity about the conditions of his apprenticeship, Olson can be seen developing the singular way of observing and depicting the natural world that would bring him fame—and also, more significantly, alert others to the urgent need to understand and protect that world. Author of Olson’s definitive biography, editor David Backes brings a deep knowledge of the writer to these journals, providing critical context, commentary, and insights along the way. When Olson wrote, in the spring of 1941, “What I am afraid of now is that the world will blow up just as I am getting it organized to suit me,” he could hardly have known how right he would prove to be. It is propitious that at our present moment, when the world seems once more balanced on the precipice, we have the words of Sigurd F. Olson to remind us of what matters—and of the hard work and the wonder that such a reckoning requires.

With Commodore Perry to Japan

With Commodore Perry to Japan [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1612513379
Author: David Ranzan,John Wolter,John J. McDonough
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
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With Commodore Perry to Japan by David Ranzan,John Wolter,John J. McDonough Book Resume:

With Commodore Perry to Japan offers a personable account of Commodore Perry’s expedition to Japan through the eyes of a sixteen-year-old purser’s clerk of the Mississippi. The National Historic Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) -endorsed documentary edition provides excellent coverage of both the political mission of the Perry expedition - the opening of relations with Japan - and of the social history of a naval warship as well. Speiden kept entries on a regular basis, although not always daily, and he filled more than three hundred, closely written pages dating from 9 March 1852 to 16 February 1855. Adding significantly to the interest of Speiden’s account are nearly seventy illustrations ranging from hand drawn, pen-and-ink scenes of everyday life sketched by Speiden and other members of the crew to exquisitely colored and detailed pith paintings by Chinese artists. Before its departure for Japan, the Mississippi made calls at several ports on the East Coast and also devoted more than a month to investigating problems involving fishing rights in Canadian waters. On 24 November 1852, following a visit from President Millard Fillmore, the Mississippi headed across the Atlantic Ocean. After a brief stop at Madeira and a visit ashore at St. Helena, where Napoleon’s gravesite was described and sketched, the Mississippi headed for the Cape of Good Hope. Cape Town was reached on 24 January 1853, and after a stay of ten days, where Speiden visited the countryside remarking on the turmoil between the English and the Xhosa tribes, the voyage was continued across the Indian Ocean by way of Mauritius, Ceylon, Malacca, and Singapore to Macao and Hong Kong. On 31 March 1854, Speiden was among the few select officers in the landing party on the great occasion, the signing of the treaty between the United States and Japan. As a young purser’s clerk Speiden played only a minor role in these historic undertakings but he was enthusiastic and alert, and made the most of his situation and the opportunities it presented. A return visit, occupying most of June, was made to Shimoda before sailing for Hong Kong by way of the Loo Choo Islands. On 12 September 1854, Speiden and the Mississippi went to sea the following day, and the remainder of his journal, filling thirty-two pages, recounts visits to Honolulu, San Francisco (including a trip to the gold fields near Sacramento), and Valparaiso.

How to Be a Wildflower

How to Be a Wildflower [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452152659
Author: Katie Daisy
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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How to Be a Wildflower by Katie Daisy Book Resume:

A field guide to finding calm, creativity, and self-discovery through encounters with nature. A fresh perspective, an outdoor exploration, a new adventure about to begin—How to Be A Wildflower is a book for celebrating these and other wide-open occasions. Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, beloved artist Katie Daisy brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do and make, quotes, meditations, natural history, and more. Find wonder and inspiration in these peaceful pages, live life to the fullest, and discover the wild and free spirit within. “For pure whimsy, you just can’t beat How to Be a Wildflower: A Field Guide by Katie Daisy. The Bend, Oregon, artist brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this delightful book, a collection of nature-inspired quotations, meditations, lore, and even a recipe for fresh strawberry-rhubarb pie.” —Traditional Home

Gold Rush Diary

Gold Rush Diary [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0813188253
Author: Thomas D. Clark
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
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Gold Rush Diary by Thomas D. Clark Book Resume:

Among the hundreds captivated by the vision of quick riches in the gold fields of California was Elisha Douglass Perkins, a tall handsome youth from Marietta, Ohio, who has here left a remarkable first-hand account of the great trek westward in 1849. Perkins' diary is an unusually full and intimate record of crossing the plains and mountains of the Great West. Extensive notes supplement the text, associating it with numerous other published and unpublished accounts, while an appendix of reports and letters from the Marietta newspaper reveals the involvement of those at home with the Gold Rush. An annotated map shows Perkins' progress along the Overland Trail.

The Journal of Anthony Medina

The Journal of Anthony Medina [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1490793712
Author: Anthony Medina
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
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The Journal of Anthony Medina by Anthony Medina Book Resume:

This book starts off with the table of contents and then goes to the story of chess which is the invention of chess and then goes the story of black and white which is about a KKK member and a black panther member and then goes into a slight love story in the Medieval era and then goes into a story of a rich man and a poor man and then goes into a disease that crumbled Europe and most of the modem world as it was known and then goes into a story of four brothers and then goes into a book of evolution and variations of evolutions and then goes into a book of theories and that would be the ending of the book.

The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates

The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0061745952
Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: Harper Collins
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The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates by Joyce Carol Oates Book Resume:

The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates, edited by Greg Johnson, offers a rare glimpse into the private thoughts of this extraordinary writer, focusing on excerpts written during one of the most productive decades of Oates's long career. Far more than just a daily account of a writer's writing life, these intimate, unrevised pages candidly explore her friendship with other writers, including John Updike, Donald Barthelme, Susan Sontag, Gail Godwin, and Philip Roth. It presents a fascinating portrait of the artist as a young woman, fully engaged with her world and her culture, on her way to becoming one of the most respected, honored, discussed, and controversial figures in American letters.

Media Ethics in Australia

Media Ethics in Australia [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 100014979X
Author: Edward Spence
Publisher: Routledge
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Media Ethics in Australia by Edward Spence Book Resume:

This issue compromises a selection of papers presented at the Inaugural International Media Ethics Conference held in Canberra Australia in July 2002. The papers selected are representative of some of the central themes of the conference, such as managing the newsroom and editorial independence, limits on press freedom, ethical standards and credibility, investigative journalism, and commercial constraints on the media.

Notes From The Warsaw Ghetto: The Journal Of Emmanuel Ringelblum

Notes From The Warsaw Ghetto: The Journal Of Emmanuel Ringelblum [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1786257165
Author: Emmanuel Ringelblum
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
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Notes From The Warsaw Ghetto: The Journal Of Emmanuel Ringelblum by Emmanuel Ringelblum Book Resume:

When the walls of the Warsaw Ghetto first went up in November 1940, Emmanuel Ringelblum was there. In the face of horrendous persecution and palpable danger, his goal was to create a written record of life in the Ghetto, not just the destitution and brutality of life under Nazi rule, but out of the shining acts of nobility and heroism by people under the most dire circumstances. From Inside the Ghetto, Ringelblum, a well-respected historian and archivist, compiled his journal recording daily life in the Ghetto, from its beginnings to the eve of the Ghetto uprising in April 1943. Using accounts and anecdotes from his many friends and neighbours, Ringelblum created a detailed, colourful, and emotional record of one of the most terrible epochs in human history. Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto is an unflinching, first-hand account of history unfolding before your very eyes.

To the Shores of Chile

To the Shores of Chile [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0271085363
Author: Mark Meuwese
Publisher: Penn State Press
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To the Shores of Chile by Mark Meuwese Book Resume:

To the Shores of Chile presents the remarkable story of an expedition that took place in Latin America during the height of the Dutch Empire. Skillfully translated by Mark Meuwese, this captivating work sheds light on Dutch imperialism and the complicated relationships between Native peoples and European colonizers. In 1643, the Dutch West India Company launched an expedition to the coast of southern Chile. With plans to set up a permanent outpost that they hoped would generate enormous revenues in gold and weaken the position of their Spanish rivals, a naval squadron of five vessels and six hundred and fifty soldiers, sailors, and craftsmen set sail under the direction of Hendrick Brouwer. In the end, lack of cooperation from the native Mapuche stymied the expedition. However, an account of the enterprise, based on the journals and logbooks, was published in Amsterdam in 1646 to capitalize on the public fascination with dangerous adventures of Europeans in exotic places and to serve as a political pamphlet in support of the renewal of the West India Company’s charter. To the Shores of Chile makes this account available for the first time in English and sheds light on both Dutch expansionism and the military and diplomatic power of indigenous people in South America. It will be particularly valuable to ethnohistorians, scholars of failed colonies, and those interested in maritime and Dutch colonial history.

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800-1940

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800-1940 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1350050962
Author: David Nash,Anne-Marie Kilday
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800-1940 by David Nash,Anne-Marie Kilday Book Resume:

Adopting a microhistory approach, Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800-1940 provides an in-depth examination of the evolution of the modern justice system. Drawing upon criminal cases and trials from England, Scotland, and Ireland, the book examines the errors, procedural systems, and the ways in which adverse influences of social and cultural forces impacted upon individual instances of justice. The book investigates several case studies of both justice and injustice which prompted the development of forensic toxicology, the implementation of state propaganda and an increased interest in press sensationalism. One such case study considers the trial of William Sheen, who was prosecuted and later acquitted of the murder of his infant child at the Old Baily in 1827, an extraordinary miscarriage of justice that prompted outrage amongst the general public. Other case studies include trials for treason, theft, obscenity and blasphemy. Nash and Kilday root each of these cases within their relevant historical, cultural, and political contexts, highlighting changing attitudes to popular culture, public criticism, protest and activism as significant factors in the transformation of the criminal trial and the British judicial system as a whole. Drawing upon a wealth of primary sources, including legal records, newspaper articles and photographs, this book provides a unique insight into the evolution of modern criminal justice in Britain.

Heart Talk: The Journal

Heart Talk: The Journal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1982140801
Author: Cleo Wade
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Heart Talk: The Journal by Cleo Wade Book Resume:

Based on Cleo Wade’s bestselling book, Heart Talk, these pages string together gentle prompts, words of encouragement, and inquiries into the body, mind, and soul. Inspired by her conversations with the thousands of fans she has met on her nationwide sold-out tours, Heart Talk: The Journal is a space to share your own truths alongside hers. As Cleo writes, “The best thing about your life is that it is constantly in a state of design. This means you have, at all times, the power to redesign it. Make moves, allow shifts, smile more, do more, do less, say no, say yes—just remember, when it comes to your life, you are not only the artist but the masterpiece, as well.” Inside, you will find the opportunity to let go, feel what you need to feel, discover your own poetic wisdom, and become the person you want to be.

The Scientific Journal

The Scientific Journal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 022655337X
Author: Alex Csiszar
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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The Scientific Journal by Alex Csiszar Book Resume:

Not since the printing press has a media object been as celebrated for its role in the advancement of knowledge as the scientific journal. From open communication to peer review, the scientific journal has long been central both to the identity of academic scientists and to the public legitimacy of scientific knowledge. But that was not always the case. At the dawn of the nineteenth century, academies and societies dominated elite study of the natural world. Journals were a relatively marginal feature of this world, and sometimes even an object of outright suspicion. The Scientific Journal tells the story of how that changed. Alex Csiszar takes readers deep into nineteenth-century London and Paris, where savants struggled to reshape scientific life in the light of rapidly changing political mores and the growing importance of the press in public life. The scientific journal did not arise as a natural solution to the problem of communicating scientific discoveries. Rather, as Csiszar shows, its dominance was a hard-won compromise born of political exigencies, shifting epistemic values, intellectual property debates, and the demands of commerce. Many of the tensions and problems that plague scholarly publishing today are rooted in these tangled beginnings. As we seek to make sense of our own moment of intense experimentation in publishing platforms, peer review, and information curation, Csiszar argues powerfully that a better understanding of the journal’s past will be crucial to imagining future forms for the expression and organization of knowledge.

The Journal of William Lockerby, Sandalwood Trader in the Fijian Islands during the Years 1808-1809

The Journal of William Lockerby, Sandalwood Trader in the Fijian Islands during the Years 1808-1809 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317026683
Author: Leonard C. Wharton
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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The Journal of William Lockerby, Sandalwood Trader in the Fijian Islands during the Years 1808-1809 by Leonard C. Wharton Book Resume:

The additional documents include Samuel Patterson's account of the wreck of the Eliza, 1808, the journal of the missionaries from the Hibernia, 1809, Captain Richard Siddon's experiences in Fiji in 1809-15, and extracts from periodical publications, 1804-15. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1925.

Modernity in Islamic Tradition

Modernity in Islamic Tradition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3110545845
Author: Florian Zemmin
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Modernity in Islamic Tradition by Florian Zemmin Book Resume:

What does it mean to be modern? This study regards the concept of ‘society’ as foundational to modern self-understanding. Identifying Arabic conceptualizations of society in the journal al-Manar, the mouthpiece of Islamic reformism, the author shows how modernity was articulated from within an Islamic discursive tradition. The fact that the classical term umma was a principal term used to conceptualize modern society suggests the convergence of discursive traditions in modernity, rather than a mere diffusion of European concepts.

Ion Exchange

Ion Exchange [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780203908341
Author: Dimitri Muraviev,Vladimir Gorshkov,Abraham Warshawsky
Publisher: CRC Press
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Ion Exchange by Dimitri Muraviev,Vladimir Gorshkov,Abraham Warshawsky Book Resume:

This text offers the best of ion exchange science conducted in the countries of the former Soviet Union. It reviews the multidisciplinary study at the nexus of physical, organic, inorganic and biological chemistries, and progresses from theoretical fundamentals to practical applications in manufacturing, mineral refining and environmental clean-up.