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The Civilization of Illiteracy

By: Mihai Nadin

...iterature Collection World Public Library.org OF ILLITERACY Title: THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACY Author: MIHAI NADIN Language: English Subje... ...pitome of the Civilization of Illiteracy For the love of trade "The best of the useful and the best of the ornamental" The rear-view mirror ... ...e of the market The language of products Transaction and literacy Whose market? Whose freedom? New markets, new languages Literacy and ... ...olitics Judging justice The programmed parliament A battle to be won "Theirs not to reason why" The first war of the civilizatio... ... of experts. For others, it will become a skill, as it is already for editors, proofreaders, and professional writers. For the majority, it w... ... Book Four Language and the Visual Photography, film, and television have changed the world more than Gutenberg's print... ...television sets. In many countries, most children watch television and films before they learn to read. In a few countries, children play comp... ...cient explanatory theories. Plato would have barred entrance to the Academy to those who did not master mathematics: "Let no one enter who ... ...arx and Engels were sanctified, printed without end (after careful editing), and forced upon readers of all age groups, especially the you...

...Foreward Introduction Literacy in a Changing World Thinking about alternatives Progressing towards illiteracy? Book One The Chasm Between Yesterday and Tomorrow Contrasting characters Choose a letter and click Keeping up with faster living Loaded literacy Man proposes, man disposes Beyond the commitment to literacy A moving target The wise fox...

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Network (film)

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... Network is a 1976 American satirical film written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, about a ficti... ...t a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings. The film stars Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, and Robert Duvall... ...sley Addy, Ned Beatty, and Beatrice Straight. The film won four Academy Awards, in the categories of Best Actor (Finch), Best Actr... ..., Ned Beatty, and Beatrice Straight. The film won four Academy Awards, in the categories of Best Actor (Finch), Best Actress (Duna... ... The film won four Academy Awards, in the categories of Best Actor (Finch), Best Actress (Dunaway), Best Supporting Actress (Straig... ... America, East. In 2007, the film was 64th among the 100 greatest American films as chosen by the American Film Institute, a ranking slightly higher t... ...ier.[6] The anchorwoman was suffering from depression and battles with her editors, and unable to keep going, she shot herself on camera as stunned vi... ...ms Paddy Chayefsky's position as a major new American satirist" and a film whose "wickedly distorted views of the way television looks, sounds, and, i... ... Best Cinematography – Owen Roizman Best Film Editing – Alan Heim Best Director – Sidney Lumet ...

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The History Guide

...E HISTORY GUID, LECTURES ON Welcome to The History Guide's Lectures on Modern European Intellectual History: Abela... ...ture 18: The Social Consequences of the Industrial Revolution -- currently editing Lecture 19: The French Revolution and the Socialist Tradition: Earl... ...ral, most Americans would rather be "entertained" by passively watching a film about war rather than listen to someone talk about the origins and co... ...lways helped me visualize mid-fourteenth century Europe. Think of all the films you might have seen. Go ahead, do it right now.....do any of them pr... ...ast all the time. You may have been told that we study history so that we won't repeat the mistakes of the past. This is the wishful thinking school... ...with. In some cases, your instructor may have deliberately assigned a book whose thesis is at variance with his own. Why would an instructor do this?... ...his assignment. If you insist on taking notes from the text it is perhaps best to organize them into outline format, otherwise you will be re-writin... ...Writers of Research Papers l The Chicago Manual of Style for Authors, Editors, and Copywriters A number of citation style sheets have also begun... ...o established a school at Athens for the education of Athenian youth. The Academy, as it was called, remained in existence from 387 B.C. to A.D. 529...

...mething new which changes me. I have no authority to be believed, nor do I want it, feeling myself too ill-instructed to instruct others. (Montaigne) The History Guide has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yo...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Lecture 1: Modern European Intellectual History: An Introduction Lecture 2: The Medieval World View (1) Lecture 3: The Medieval World View (2) Lecture 4: The Medieval Synthesis and the Renaissance Discovery of Man Lecture 5: The Medieval Synthesis Under Attack: Savonarola and the Protestant Reformati...

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JFK (film)

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... Based on On the Trail of the Assassins  by Jim Garrison Cros... ... JFK is a 1991 American historical conspiracy legal thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assass... ...versy. Upon JFK '​s theatrical release, many major American newspapers ran editorials accusing Stone of taking liberties with historical facts, includ... ... 3.2 Principal photography 3.3 Editing 3.4 Music ... ...y signing on to play Garrison in January 1991, his film Dances with Wolves won seven Academy Awards and so his presence greatly enhanced JFK '​s banka... ...on to play Garrison in January 1991, his film Dances with Wolves won seven Academy Awards and so his presence greatly enhanced JFK '​s bankability in ... ...liked the idea. He had a reputation for making political and controversial films, including All the President's Men, The Parallax View and The Killing... ...reats, there were so many of them."[47] Time magazine ranked it the fourth best film of 1991.[49] Roger Ebert went on to name Stone's film as the best... ... Films shot in Washington, D.C. Films whose cinematographer won the Best Cinematography Academy Award ...

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Sp-4221 the Space Shuttle Decision

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... Collection World Public Library.org SHUTTLE DECISION Title: SP-4221 THE SPACE SHUTTLE DECISION Author: NASA Language: English Subject: Ficti... ... la esposa de mi corazon. INTRODUCTION [ix] The Space Shuttle took shape and won support, and criticism, as part of NASA's search for a post−Apollo fu... ...f Geoff Hoffman, Janie Penn, Chris Pysz, and Kelly Rindfusz for their expert editorial and design work. In addition, Stanley Artis, Michael Crnkovic, ... ...10 In preparing the articles, Collier's placed heavy emphasis on getting the best possible color illustrations. Artists included Chesley Bonestell, wh... ...) and When Worlds Collide (1951). In 1953, they drew on Von Braun's work and filmed The Conquest of Space, in color. Presenting the space station and ... ...ace to the potlatch ceremony of the Kwakiutl tribe of the Pacific Northwest, whose members vie to throw the most valuable objects into a fire. Clearly... ...ed to take to NASA. High−speed cameras had filmed the tests in Nevada. Those films now were ready to show to officials at NASA−Marshall, who were mana... ...able statement of his own. Addressing the graduating cadets of the Air Force Academy, he declared: It is my judgement that this Government should imme... ...scheduled for Wednesday, January 5. Fletcher and Low flew out to California, editing two NASA statements along the way. Nixon greeted them at the West...

...Introduction: [ix] The Space Shuttle took shape and won support, and criticism, as part of NASA?S search for a post?Apollo future. As with the Army and Navy in World War II, NASA had grown rapidly during the 1960s. Similarly, just as those mili...

...Table of Contents: SP?4221 The Space Shuttle Decision, 1 -- Nasa, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- Acknowledgments, 3 -- ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS, 5 -- BIBLIOGRAPHY, 8 -- Chapter 1, 20 -- SPACE STATIONS AND WINGED ROCKETS, 21 -- Footnotes, 53 -- Chapter 2, 59...

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Alien (film)

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... Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver,... ...nica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. The film's title refers to a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature th... ... Alien received both critical acclaim and box office success, receiving an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects,[6][7] Saturn Awards for Best Science... ...th critical acclaim and box office success, receiving an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects,[6][7] Saturn Awards for Best Science Fiction Film, Bes... ... alien spacecraft. Inside, they find the remains of a large alien creature whose ribcage appears to have exploded from the inside. ... ...ncluded designs for the spaceship and space suits, drawing influences from films such as 2001: A Space Odyssey and Star Wars.[31] However, he was keen... ...stly for audiences, but the Brandywine team were persistent and eventually won out.[30] According to Gordon Carroll: "The first second that Ridley saw... ...nd of the film.[48] Post-production Editing and post-production work on Alien took roughly twenty weeks to comp... ... Alien took roughly twenty weeks to complete.[49] Terry Rawlings served as Editor, having previously worked with Scott on editing sound for The Duelli...

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2003 Presidential Scholars Program National Recognition Week

By: Johnson

...ION WEEK June 21 - June 26, 2003 National Recognition Week is Sponsored by: The General Motors Corporation GMAC Financial Services 2003 Presiden... ...sitions was published, following a performance by the Scholars in the National Academy of Sciences’ auditorium. In the 1980s the selection process wa... ...n churches, schools, old-age homes, regional recitals, and concert halls. I've won awards as a soloist and chamber musician, and will be playing with ... ... drawn a lot of inspiration from my favorite movie, Rounders. This 1998 poker film originally caught my attention for its interesting subject and out... ...effects of stimula- tion on cartilage-producing cells. I also served as cover editor of the newspaper, handling issues ranging from the war in Iraq t... ...ses, home- work, a part-time job, college math courses, and chores. One of my best characteristics is that when I set my mind to accomplish something... ... evidenced by my choice of English as a college major, and my desire to pursue editing as a career. I hope to continue to find joy in every project I... ... theatre and visit many historic sites. In between, I enjoy reading, watching films, and being a football fan. I’ve also grown up participating in a... .... There is nothing like the happiness I feel at how they respond. Henrietta, whose neck and back are bent at an odd angle, claps and howls with the ...

...Excerpt: The United States Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by Executive Order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our Nation?s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Each year, up to 141...

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Interstellar (film)

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... Interstellar is a 2014 science fiction film directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hath... ...Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow and Michael Caine, the film features a team of astronauts who travel through a wormhole in sea... ...h his wife, Emma Thomas, and Lynda Obst. Theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, whose work inspired the film, acted as scientific consultant and executive ... ...Mary Zophres – costume designer Lee Smith – editor Hans Zimmer – music composer ... ...are traditionally rival studios, Warner Bros., who released Nolan's Batman films and works with Nolan's Syncopy, sought a stake in Nolan's production ... ...nce in Altadena.[39] Filming concluded in December 2013, and Nolan started editing the film for its release in 2014.[40] Production completed with a b... ...pposed to using computer generated imagery, as Nolan felt they offered the best way to give the ships a tangible presence in space. Created through a ... ... Los Angeles Times said had high visibility to the public after winning an Academy Award for Dallas Buyers Club and for an acclaimed performance on th... ... Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, Lynda Obst Won Satellite Awards ...

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Behind the News : Voices from Goa's Press

By: Joshua Hutchinson

...ction World Public Library.org VOICES FROM GOA'S PRESS Title: BEHIND THE NEWS: VOICES FROM GOA'S PRESS Author: Language: English Subject: Fi... ...ated by volunteers and which is freely sharable. We say a thank you to those whose work on this and other Free Software makes our work feasible and mo... ...o Antao (b, 1935) worked for the Indian Express in Bombay (1965−66). He then won a journalism award from the World Press Institute, moved to the US fo... ... Denver Post (1967), worked for a Catholic weekly in Toronto, and was a copy editor in the mid−seventies at a major Toronto daily. He also taught high... ...mbert, I enjoyed a special status at the paper, doing both reporting and sub−editing. It didn't take me long, though, to notice that Vassantrao Dempo,... ...s role as a freedom fighter in the liberation struggle in Mumbai. One of his best friends, Professor Edward Mendonca taught me at St. Xavier's College... ...ime, there was a process known as spooling, in which Page 1 was printed on a film paper to do away with the 'hazards' of cut and paste process. The Li... ..., even if it pertains to the darling of Konkaniwadis meaning the Goa Konkani Academy or Asmitai Pratisthan, should necessarily find an important place... ... children and women and on literature are included, besides covering news on films, Konknni language and culture. Sports and tiatr have projected this...

...Table of Contents: Behind the News: Voices from Goa's Press, 1 -- Various, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- Chapter 1: Sixties' stories: Free Goa's first elections, 2 -- Chapter 2: Goan journalism: Views from near and far, 7 -- Chapter 3: West Coast Times : A ...

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Earthquake (film)

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... Earthquake is a 1974 American ensemble disaster film . The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic... ... Earthquake is a 1974 American ensemble disaster film . The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic earth... ...: Music Score Philip Lathrop : Director of Photography Dorothy Spencer : Film Editor Alexander Golitzen : Production Designer E. Preston Ames : Art D... ...e Godfather, delivered the draft script in August. Much like his The Godfather films, the characters and situations in his Earthquake script were intr... ...son, was set for either Robbie Rist or Michael Reilly, until Tiger Williams won out. Set design Production necessitated the complete destruction o... ... were shot to wrap up many characters' stories. Walt Russell and Dr. Stockle - whose fates are undetermined after the quake in the theatrical release ... ...tie for film's top casting honors." Awards Earthquake was nominated for four Academy Award s including Best Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Be... ...honors." Awards Earthquake was nominated for four Academy Award s including Best Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design ( Ale... ...Awards Earthquake was nominated for four Academy Award s including Best Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design ( Alexander Gol...

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Saco Participants' Manual

By: Adam L. Schiff

...Participants' Manual Adam L. Schiff University of Washington Libraries for the Program for Cooperative Cataloging Library of Congress, Cataloging Dist... ...patt ern heading Fishes -- Predators of 30 Summary of LC Subject Heading Editorial Process 32 Sample Pages from Tentative Weekly List 34 Sample ... ...rs at various libraries) in a particular geographic area, and institutions whose focus is on a specific type of material or subject matter, have found... ...is to assign to the work being cataloged one or more subject headings that best summarize the overall contents of the work and provide access to its m... ... Valley (Nev.) 451 UF Wen-A-No-Nu-Fee Valley (Nev.) 451 UF Won-A-No-Nu-Fee Valley (Nev.) 550 BT Valleys--Nevada 39 151 B... ...f Lithuania 040 $a CSfA $b eng $c DLC $d WaU Heading created by California Academy of Sciences, later modified by University of Washington 040 $a OCl ... ...olo and xylophone music 150 $a Travelogues (Motion pictures) 150 $a Zombie films Names of days, months, years, etc.; holidays and commemorations; spec... ...olo and xylophone music 150 $a Travelogues (Motion pictures) 150 $a Zombie films Names of days, months, years, etc.; holidays and commemorations; spec... ...re the form electronically from the SACO home page and then use a graphics editing program such as Paintshop Pro or Adobe Photoshop to fill it out. T...

...Excerpt: Acknowledgments Numerous people deserve thanks for their encouragement and help with this project. The University of Washington Libraries supported my work on this book and served as a testing laboratory for some of its parts. Carolyn Aamot, Lili Angel, Kathleen Forsythe, Gloria Jeffcott, Allen Maberry, and Barbara Petite ...

...rograms 29 -- Example I: Establishing a free-floating subdivision under a pattern heading -- Fishes, Predators of 30 -- Summary of LC Subject Heading Editorial Process 32 -- Sample Pages from Tentative Weekly List 34 -- Sample Pages from Approved Weekly List 37 -- MARC Authority Format for Subjects 40 -- Fixed Fields 41 -- 008/06: Direct or Indirect Geographic Subdivision ...

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Hannibal (film)

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... Hannibal is a 2001 American psychological thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from Thomas Harris ' novel of... ...iller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from Thomas Harris ' novel of the same name . It is a sequel to the 1991 Academy Award -winning film... ...ed from Thomas Harris ' novel of the same name . It is a sequel to the 1991 Academy Award -winning film The Silence of the Lambs that returns An... ...cts a strange fragrance that a perfume expert later identifies as a skin cream whose ingredients are only available to a few shops in the world. She c... ...d came after me when I did both Blade Runner and Alien, but I couldn't do the films. Anyway, we had an espresso together and a few days later, he cal... ...another key member of the original team to decline involvement in Hannibal (he won an Academy Award for his Silence adaptation). Tally, like Demme, ... ...few rewrites once I brought in Steve Zaillian. If you were to ask who were the best three screenwriters in the business, Steve Zaillian would be one o... ...orked on Thelma & Louise, Black Rain and . Cinematographer John Mathieson, editor Pietro Scalia and composer Hans Zimmer had all worked on Sco... ...lf in production were spent before Scott got his first look at Hannibal in the editing room. Filming locationsThe whole second act of Hannibal takes ...

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After the Rain

By: Sam Vaknin

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: AFTER THE RAIN Author: SAM VAKNIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ...e West Lost the East 1st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narc... ...rruption of the soul. In short: I do believe in terminally sick societies, whose prospects of recovery are nil. The only hope lies in their demise.... ...a cynic, a know-it-all or a Peeping Tom." (Edward K. Thompson, managing editor of "Life", 1949-1961) When Chancellor Kohl's party and Edith Cres... ...e is referring to English. His country – he triumphantly shrills – is the best, an island of civilization among the barbarians at the gates. He enu... ...mocratic, and often unnecessarily aggressive. They knew that tenders were won by bribes, that transparency was a mockery, that the courts were negl... ...y Academic Mira Markovic is an "Honorary Academic" of the Russian Academy of Science. It cost a lot of money to obtain this title and the ... ...the right faculties and in mastering the right languages. They watched films intently, read books, clipped magazine articles, surfed the internet... ...the right faculties and in mastering the right languages. They watched films intently, read books, clipped magazine articles, surfed the internet...

...This document contains chapters such as The Cavemen and the Alien Is Transition Possible?, Can Socialist Professors of Economics Teach Capitalism?, and The Poets and the Eclipse....

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The Best Years of Our Lives

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...rs of Our Lives (disambiguation) The Best Years of Our Lives ... ...f Our Lives (disambiguation) The Best Years of Our Lives ... ... The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana ... ...ovella as a screenplay.[4] The Best Years of Our Lives won seven Academy Awards in 1946, including Best Picture, Best Director (Wi... ...a screenplay.[4] The Best Years of Our Lives won seven Academy Awards in 1946, including Best Picture, Best Director (William Wyle... ...t Actor (Fredric March), Best Supporting Actor (Harold Russell), Best Film Editing (Daniel Mandell), Best Adapted Screenplay (Robert Sherwood), and Be... ...utiful and inspiring demonstrations of human fortitude that we have had in films." He also said the ensemble casting gave the "'best' performance in t... ... ^ Bergan, Ronald. "Obituary: Harold Russell; Brave actor whose artificial hands helped him win two Oscars." The Guardian, February 6... ...ctor won the Best Director Academy Award Films whose editor won the Best Film Editing Academy Award Films ...

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After the Rain

By: Sam Vaknin

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: AFTER THE RAIN Author: SAM VAKNIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ...st the East 1st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska ... ...ruption of the soul. In short: I do believe in terminally sick societies, whose prospects of recovery are nil. The only hope lies in their demise. N... ...cynic, a know-it-all or a Peeping Tom." (Edward K. Thompson, managing editor of "Life", 1949-1961) When Chancellor Kohl's party and Edith Cr... ...e is referring to English. His country - he triumphantly shrills - is the best, an island of civilization among the barbarians at the gates. He enum... ...mocratic, and often unnecessarily aggressive. They knew that tenders were won by bribes, that transparency was a mockery, that the courts were negli... ...ademic Mira Markovic is an "Honorary Academic" of the Russian Academy of Science. It cost a lot of money to obtain this title and the Se... ...m the right faculties and in mastering the right languages. They watched films intently, read books, clipped magazine articles, surfed the internet... ...m the right faculties and in mastering the right languages. They watched films intently, read books, clipped magazine articles, surfed the internet...

...This document contains chapters such as The Cavemen and the Alien Is Transition Possible?, Can Socialist Professors of Economics Teach Capitalism?, and The Poets and the Eclipse....

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Reds (film)

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... Based on Ten Days that Shook the World  by John Reed ... ... $50,000,000[1] Reds is a 1981 epic film that was co-written, produced, and directed by Warren Beatty. The pict... ...ller (1891–1980), among others. Beatty was awarded the Academy Award for Best Director and the film was nominated for Best Picture... ...among others. Beatty was awarded the Academy Award for Best Director and the film was nominated for Best Picture, but lost to Char... ...008, the American Film Institute revealed its "Ten Top Ten" – the best ten films in ten "classic" American film genres – after polling over 1,500 peop... ...ss the story of John Reed in the mid-1960s and executive producer and film editor Dede Allen remembers Beatty mentioning making a film about Reed's li... ...cause he was completely obsessive, relentless."[5] The editing process began in spring of 1980 with as many as 65 people working o... ...cumentary enhancement – interviews with a number of venerable 'witnesses,' whose recollections of the period help to set the scene, bridge transitions... ...nes.[11] Awards and honors The film won Academy Awards for the following:[12][13] ...

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Youth Arts Handbook: Arts Programs for Youth at Risk

By: Eric L. Peterson

... The YouthARTS Tool Kit was produced by the YouthARTS Development Project, a collaborative effort of the Regional... ... Juvenile Community Justice, Multnomah County, Portland Art Museum Northwest Film Center, Tears of Joy Theater. Artists: Kris Bluett, Reg Bradley, Cha... ...he YouthARTS Development Project has been to develop, test, and disseminate “best practice” models of arts programs designed for youth at risk. YouthA... ...iation to three individuals, Diane Mataraza, Jane Alexander, and Janet Reno, whose early support helped make the YouthARTS project possible. As a staf... ... Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Diane Mataraza, of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Foundation; and Heather Clawson, of ... ...cial thank-you goes to Kim Carlson, who went way beyond the usual role of an editor and often stepped into the role of writer. Her early advice was cr... ..., the video project utilized the Portland Art Museum Northwest Film Center’s editing facilities and a meeting room at juvenile justice’s southeast cen... ...he youth in the video project attended screenings of professional videos and films. Urban smARTS “The thing I like most about Urban smARTS is that we ... ...ion process is key, because they often have the best sense of who will (and won’t) work well with the youth. 88 Urban smARTS “I can’t say that the...

...Excerpt: The YouthARTS Tool Kit was produced by the YouthARTS Development Project, a collaborative effort of the Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, Oregon; the San Antonio Department of Arts and Cultural Affairs, San Antonio, ...

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Wonder Boys (film)

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...amount Pictures Curtis Hanson Productions Mutual Film Company Scott Rudin Productions BBC ... ...an 2000 comedy film directed by Curtis Hanson and written by Steve Kloves. The film was based on the novel of the same title by Michael Chabon. Michae... ...ces McDormand), who is the wife of the chairman of his department. Grady's editor (Robert Downey, Jr.) is in town to see his new book and becomes inte... ...ocations at Carnegie Mellon University, Chatham University, and Shady Side Academy. Other Pennsylvania locations included Beaver, Rochester and Rostra... ...n affair with the university chancellor, Sara Gaskell (Frances McDormand), whose husband, Walter (Richard Thomas), is the chairman of the English depa... ...y finds James standing outside holding what he claims to be a replica gun, won by his mother at a fairground during her schooldays. However, the gun t... ..., et cetera".[1] Screenplay Kloves, best known for writing and directing The Fabulous Baker Boys, returned to t... ...ard. For example, he felt that James Leer would be a fan of Douglas Sirk's films as opposed to Frank Capra as he is in the novel.[2] ... ...song, filming new footage of Bob Dylan on the film's various locations and editing it with footage used in Wonder Boys as if Dylan were actually in th...

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Romania, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ...ould capture them. Rome memorialized the victory by raising Trajan's Column, whose bas−reliefs show scenes of the triumph. Romania, a country study Th... ... Meditz and Raymond E. Zickel reviewed the study. Martha E. Hopkins, managed editing and Marilyn L. Majeska supervised production. The manuscript edit... ...managed editing and Marilyn L. Majeska supervised production. The manuscript editors were Deanna K. D'Errico, Patricia Mollela, and Ruth Nieland; edit... ...ebellion could not be contained by intimidation, and the protestors' bravery won increasing numbers of soldiers to their side. Word of the Timisoara u... ... among other Hungarians and Szeklers alike. The Szeklers are regarded as the best of the Hungarian nation; the form of Hungarian they speak is conside... ...tution for the training of leading party workers, the Stefan Gheorghiu Party Academy, which was renamed the Stefan Gheorghiu Academy for Social−Politi... ...g agencies, whose authority extended to all radio and television facilities, film studios, printing establishments, newspapers, and book publishers an... ... The control apparatus also regulated public access to foreign publications, films, newscasts, books, and radio and television programs. The 1965 Cons...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in...

...1 -- Foreword, 6 -- Preface, 6 -- GEOGRAPHY, 7 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 7 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 8 -- Chapter 1. Historical Setting, 8 -- The Getae, 9 -- The Age of the Great Migrations, 11 -- The Magyars' Arrival in Transylvania, 11 -- ROMANIA, 12 -- Foreword, 12 -- Acknowledgments, 12 -- Preface, 13 -- Country Profile, 13 -- GEOGRAPHY, 13 -- ECONOMY, 14 -- TR...

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Traffic (2000 film)

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...Entertainment Group (IEG) Splendid Medien AG USA Films Distribute... ...Entertainment Group (IEG) Splendid Medien AG USA Films Distribute... ...m directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Stephen Gaghan. It explores the illegal drug trade from a number of perspectives: a user, an enforcer, ... ...as critically acclaimed and earned numerous awards, including four Oscars: Best Director for Steven Soderbergh, Best Supporting Actor for Benicio Del ... ...Benicio Del Toro, Best Adapted Screenplay for Stephen Gaghan and Best Film Editing for Stephen Mirrione. It was also a commercial success with a world... ... News[27] Accolades The film won Academy Awards in the categories Best Director (Soderbergh), Best Suppo... ...s[27] Accolades The film won Academy Awards in the categories Best Director (Soderbergh), Best Supportin... ... Films shot in New Mexico Films whose director won the Best Director Academy Award Fi... ...ctor won the Best Director Academy Award Films whose editor won the Best Film Editing Academy Award Films ...

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Musical Canada; Volume: 9

By: Parkhurst, Edwin R

... University of Toronto Presented to the Edward Johnson Music Library by Gwendolyn Koldofsky- in memory of Ado... ...RS JLiSHING OFFICE , 14 METROPOLITAN APARTMENTS, TORONTO,CANADA R. PARKMURST EDITOR ANd' proprietor MUSICAL CANADA A. 8. VOGT, Mus. Doc, Musical Dire... ...iday, April 17th Send for Calendar and Syllabus MUSICAL CANADA The Canadian Academy of Music Limited, Toronto President' Lieut. Col. A. E. Gooderham ... ...eter C. Kennedy The brilliancy of the faculty and the great artistic success won recently by their students is a convincing proof of the artistic me/i... ...ED, 319 Markham St., Toronto MUSIC We Stock Everythlns that is Good in Music BEST DISCOUMTS PBOBIFT SEXVICE Sand ua a trial ordar and be eonvlnecd THE... ...erybody knows, London is comprised of a great number of little municipaUties whose identity has been merged into that of the great metropohs which str... ...gers; pianola records of great players, and now we are to have cinematograph films of great conductors, and, what is more, orchestras are to play to t... ...gers; pianola records of great players, and now we are to have cinematograph films of great conductors, and, what is more, orchestras are to play to t... ...yesight for a time and was obUged to give up all his writing, composing, and editing. Then he fell back on his former occupation of orchestral conduct...

Edited by E.R. Parkhurst; Some issues in photocopy; 1906-Apr. 1907, The Violin 22

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Apollo 13 (film)

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... Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Pa... ...lo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Har... ...ed in the United States on June 30, 1995, Apollo 13 was nominated for nine Academy Awards (winning for Best Film Editing and Best Sound).[3] In total,... ...une 30, 1995, Apollo 13 was nominated for nine Academy Awards (winning for Best Film Editing and Best Sound).[3] In total, the film grossed over $355 ... ...95, Apollo 13 was nominated for nine Academy Awards (winning for Best Film Editing and Best Sound).[3] In total, the film grossed over $355 million wo... ...d the film in his review saying: "A powerful story, one of the year's best films, told with great clarity and remarkable technical detail, and acted w... ... Mike Hill and Daniel Hanley Won [3] ... ... Nominated American Cinema Editors (Eddies) Best Edited Feature Film ... ...as a composite of several astronauts and engineers—including Charles Duke (whose rubella led to Mattingly's grounding)—all of whom played a role in so...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...... ...a. Capitalistic Musings 1st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcis... ...foster competition. And many products have umpteen substitutes. Consider films - cable TV, satellite, the Internet, cinemas, video rental shops, a... ...foster competition. And many products have umpteen substitutes. Consider films - cable TV, satellite, the Internet, cinemas, video rental shops, a... ...May 1999, he said: "I propose combining market signals of risk with the best aspects of current regulation to help mitigate the moral hazard prob... ...ptives come in many forms: single parent - i.e., owned by one company to whose customized insurance needs the captive caters, multiple parent - al... ... drugs). 'Part of the battle to establish differential pricing must be won through consumer education. The citizens of rich countries must und... ... matters. President of the Israel chapter of the Professors World Peace Academy (PWPA) and (briefly) Israel representative of the "Washington Tim... ...ocally, in the USA, Canada and London. 1993 to 1996 Publisher and Editor of a Capital Markets Newsletter distributed by subscription only t...

...Economics?to the great dismay of economists?is merely a branch of psychology. It deals with individual behavior and with mass behavior. Many of its practitioners sought to disguise its nature as a social science by applying complex mathem...

...C O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neglected Branch II. The Misconception of Scarcity III. The Roller Coaster Market - On Volatility IV. The Friendly Trend V. The Merits of Inflation VI. The Benefits of Oligopolies VII. Moral Hazard and the Survival Value of Risk VIII. The Busines...

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Star Wars (film)

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...Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, and Alec Guinness. In the story, a group of freedom fighters known as the Rebel Alliance and led ... ...he plot outline on Flash Gordon serials (1936) and the 1958 Akira Kurosawa film The Hidden Fortress. Lucas approached Alan Ladd, Jr. of 20th Century F... ...d Canada, and the third highest-grossing film in the world. It received 10 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning six. The film is... ...ing film in the world. It received 10 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning six. The film is often ranked as one of the best film... ...ing Best Picture, winning six. The film is often ranked as one of the best films of all time. Star Wars was selected to become part of the United Stat... ...and history behind the scenes that they were reading. Lucas was eventually won over by the Ford's portrayal and cast him instead of Kurt Russell, Nick... ...r 1977. Already anxious about meeting his deadline, Lucas was shocked when editor John Jympson's first cut of the film was a "complete disaster". Acco... ... and Richard Chew. He also allowed his then-wife, Marcia Lucas, to aid the editing process while she was cutting the film New York, New York (1977) wi... ...that won the Best Visual Effects Academy Award Films whose art director won the Best Art Direction Academy Award ...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

... Wars and Empire 2nd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovs... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...sively preach the superior virtues of their homeland. Edward K. Thompson, managing editor of "Life" (1949-1961) warned against this propensity to f... ...andinavia's 0.6%, for instance). This upright proponent of international law (under whose aegis it bombed and invaded half a dozen countries this pa... ... restored to the USA, on September 11, 2001 some of the materiel it so generously bestowed on him in his anti-Russian days. Normally the outcomes ... ...f International Strategy of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, reiterated his conviction that "the ... ...ut also people who disagree with his foreign policy suspend long-standing and hard-won human and civil rights. The right to privacy has been all bu... ...ope. Everyone is in on the take, the police especially. The events depicted in the film are not without historical precedent, but the moviemakers g... ...ck market facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other nece...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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War Horse (film)

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... Reliance Entertainment Amblin Entertainment The Kennedy/Marshall Company ... ... War Horse is a 2011 American-Indian war drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is an adaptation of British author Mi... ...ss[3] and was met with positive reviews.[7] The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, two Golden Globe Awards and five BAF... ...sitive reviews.[7] The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, two Golden Globe Awards and five BAFTAs. ... ... Development "I won't kid you, it was more money [for the film rights] than I've ever been ... ...intin, to be completed.[34] Spielberg has directed six films with World War II themes (1941, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Empire of th... ...prop wire.[96] Post-production Film editor Michael Kahn spoke of his work on the film: "We have some shots in W... ...y it", Kahn commented.[99][100] After filming, further editing was undertaken at the U.K.'s Twickenham Film Studios, with the prod... ...t also by many of the picturesque settings of the poet William Wordsworth, whose vivid descriptions of the British landscape inspired much of what you...

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Introduction to Browning

By: Hiram Corson

... {There are several Greek phrases in this book. ASCII cannot represent the Greek characters, so if you are interested in these phrases, use the... ...evement for a good musician. And now, -- here is Christmas: all my best wishes go to you and Mrs Corson. Those of my sister also. She was... ... His music heard below: "Dan Chaucer, the first warbler, whose sweet breath Preluded those melodious bursts that fill ... ... truth be lodged alike in all, The lowest as the highest? some slight film The interposing bar which binds it up, And makes the idiot, ... ...re’s works. It is a significant fact that Shakespearian critics and editors, for nearly two centuries, have been a ‘genus irritabile’, to... ... (Death’s altar by the lone shore), she sees a cricket spring gay, with films of blue, upon the parched turf, and a beautiful butterfly settle a... ... day long, * * * * * And, now the day was won, relieved at once!" He then adds that there was "‘... ... 135, pp. 221-249: 679 on ‘Balaustion’s Adventure’. 1872. Academy, Jan. 15: on ‘Hohenstiel-Schwangau’. 1872. Academy, July 1... ...one month in advance of the official release dates, for time for better editing. The official release date of all Project Gutenberg Etexts i...

...PREFACE: The purpose of the present volume is to afford some aid and guidance in the study of Robert Browning’s Poetry, which, being the most complexly subjective of all English poetry, is, for that reason alone, the most difficult. A...

...CONTENTS. PREFACE. INTRODUCTION. I. The Spiritual Ebb and Flow exhibited in English Poetry 15 from Chaucer to Tennyson and Browning. {This section contains Browning’s ‘Popularity’ and many excerpts.} II. The Idea of Personality and of Art as an intermediate age...

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Titanic (1997 film)

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... Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. A fict... ...n, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, it stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet... ..., Titanic achieved critical and commercial success. Nominated for fourteen Academy Awards, it tied All About Eve (1950) for the most Oscar nominations... ...y Awards, it tied All About Eve (1950) for the most Oscar nominations, and won eleven, including the awards for Best Picture and Best Director, tying ... ...) for the most Oscar nominations, and won eleven, including the awards for Best Picture and Best Director, tying Ben Hur (1959) for the most Oscars wo... ... 5.1 Effects 5.2 Editing 5.3 Music and soundtrack... ...finally destroyed, the audience would mourn the loss.[43] He said: "All my films are love stories, but in Titanic I finally got the balance right. It'... ...that won the Best Visual Effects Academy Award Films whose art director won the Best Art Direction Academy Award ... ...ector won the Best Director Golden Globe Films whose editor won the Best Film Editing Academy Award IMAX f...

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Musical Canada; Volume: 8

By: Parkhurst, Edwin R

... TO APRIL, 1914 I ! INDEXED BY ALMA VAN BUSKIRK i TORONTO, ONT. E. R. Parkhubst, Editor, 14 Metropolitan Apartments, Queen St. East CORRESPONDENCE C P... ... ^Bowerman, C. E 80 Bradley, Mrs. J. W 52 l^rady, J, J \ .„ .: . 52 C ^wCanadian Academy of Music. .20, 181, 260, 288, 328 |anadian Music Dealers 144 ... ...oningsby 271 ^ obourg Harmonic Society 114 ': lolumbia "Grand" 97 ^ lomposers on the Quest (CVril Scott) . . 8 j ionsecutive Fifths (Passing Notes) 14... ...A. REED, 319 Markham St., Toronto MUSIC I Stock Everything that is Good In Music BEST DISCOUNTS : PROMPT SERVICE Send me a trial order and be (convinc... .... fl-ftO. AKXTJAT. StTBSCRIPTIOX. JAMES CUYLER BLACK, TENOR James Cuyler Bl.\ck, whose portrait ap- pears on our front cover, was bom at Franklin, Per... ...e, we have only one other public hall which will only hold 500 people. Is it any won- MA.HTIN-OHMIS MADE AT OTTAWA FOR THE MUSICIANS OF CANADA JAMES ... ...ole of any executant organist. The type work and paper is most excellent and the editing has been more than carefully done. BOOSEY & Co. The favourabl... ...responding completely \s-ith the words and music. Not a few plays have now been "filmed " and one writer as.serts his beUef that the day is not far di... ...York for a number of years, and is professionally con- nected with several large films of musical pub- lishers as well as reviewer and art wTiter on t...

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Avatar (2009 film)

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...rtainment Ingenious Film Partners ... ...chelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi, and Sigourney Weaver. The film is set in the mid-22nd century, when humans are mining a precious ... ...irst film to gross more than $2 billion.[31] Avatar was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director,[32] and won three... ...an $2 billion.[31] Avatar was nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director,[32] and won three, for Best Art Direction, ... ...for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director,[32] and won three, for Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effe... ...g the gas giant Polyphemus in the Alpha Centauri star system.[12] Pandora, whose atmosphere is poisonous to humans, is inhabited by the Na'vi, 10-foot... ...itage pages with incorrect protection templates 2009 films All film articles using the film date template ... ... citations with no URL CS1 errors: missing author or editor Articles with dead external links from October... ...et.   ^ a b Reporting by Dean Goodman; editing by Anthony Boadle (December 20, 2009). Avatar" leads box office, de...

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Chariots for Apollo

By: James Grimwood

...... ... the field centers studied, tested, reported, and suggested, looking for the best way to make the voyage. Many aerospace industrial firms followed the... ... and revised the drafts. Sally D. Gates, Johnson Space Center History Office Editor−Archivist, served indispensably in many capacities in preparing th... ...oys of managers and engineers as Apollo progressed. A host of others—most of whose names are in the notes—gave up treasured desk archives and illustra... ...land on the moon?' And Harry said, 'Well, by that time I'll be retired and I won't have to worry about it.' “22 Although the time had come for someone... ...st sess., 21 July 1961; NASA with National Institutes of Health and National Academy of Sciences, (Washington, 1961); NASA, “Introduction to the Astro... ... studies. Shea advised Golovin that this material was still subject to final editing. Golovin said that all the panel wanted was a preview of the tech... ...ology, based on microminiaturization, transistors, integrated circuits, thin−film memories, high−frequency power conversion, and multilayer interconne... ...o mission. After visually inspecting the vehicle and watching motion picture films of tests, the group concluded that 23 meters of the coaxial cable m...

...Foreword: The story of Apollo is a remarkable chapter in the history of mankind. How remarkable will be determined by future generations as they attempt to assess and understand the relationship and significance of the Apollo achieveme...

..., ch1?1. Concept to Challenge. 1957 to Mid?1961, 10 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?2. Forging a National Space Agency, 11 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?3. The Starting, 15 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?4. The Goett Committee, 18 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?5. Focusing the Aim, 22 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?6. Priming the Pipeline, 24 -- Chariots For Apollo, ch1?7. The Feasibilit...

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Psycho (1960 film)

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... Psycho is a 1960 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Joh... ...tchcock starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh. The screenplay is by Joseph Stefano, based on the 1959 novel of the same na... ...ompted reconsideration which led to overwhelming critical acclaim and four Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress for Leigh and ... ...verwhelming critical acclaim and four Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress for Leigh and Best Director for Hitchcock. ... ...itchcock. It is now considered one of Hitchcock's best films[4] and praised as a work of cinematic art by international film criti... ... One letter was so "grotesque" that she passed it along to the FBI, two of whose agents visited Leigh and told her the culprits had been located and t... ...efano (screenwriter), Robert Bloch (author) Won International Board of M... ...it is a near shot-for-shot remake copying Hitchcock's camera movements and editing.[145] The film was panned by critics and audiences alike and was a ... ...e production of Psycho: Anobile, Richard J.; editor. Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (The Film Classics Library). Avon Books, ...

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Wars and Empire

By: Sam Vaknin

...... ...Rangelovska. Wars and Empire 1st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcis... ...each the superior virtues of their homeland. Edward K. Thompson, managing editor of "Life" (1949-1961) warned against this propensity to feign omnis... ...s 0.6%, for instance). This upright proponent of international law (under whose aegis it bombed and invaded half a dozen countries this past decade ... ...d to the USA, on September 11, 2001 some of the materiel it so generously bestowed on him in his anti-Russian days. Normally the outcomes of exped... ...tional Strategy of the Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, reiterated his conviction that "the United Sta... ...n hitherto much-sheltered sectors of the economy, giving up recently hard-won sovereignty, shouldering the debilitating cost of the implementation o... ...facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other necessity or lu... ...facilitates the smuggling of cigarettes, software, home appliances, video films, weaponry, food, carpets - and virtually every other necessity or lu...

This document contains chapters such as About ?After the Rain,? Why Is American Hated, and Afghan Myths.

...Table of Contents I. Hitler and the Invention of the West II. The Demise of the West? III. The New Rome - America, the Reluctant Empire IV. The Doctrine of Just War...

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Speed Racer (film)

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... Directed by The Wachowskis Produced by ... ... May 3, 2008 (2008-05-03) (Tribeca Film Festival) May 9,... ... Plot Speed Racer (Emile Hirsch) is an 18-year-old whose life and love has always been automobile racing. His parents Pops (Jo... ...rother Kick Gurry as Sparky, Speed's mechanic and best friend Chim Chim, Spritle's pet chimpanzee an... ...on Picture Association of America. Visual effects designer John Gaeta, who won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for the Wachowskis' The Matrix... ...ure Association of America. Visual effects designer John Gaeta, who won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for the Wachowskis' The Matrix, was b... ...all it entertaining, but he "felt [it] like Pop fascism".[61] Jim Emerson, editor at the Chicago Sun-Times, wrote that Speed Racer "is a manufactured ... ... with unnecessary dialogue.[65] Although it was said to be among the worst films of the year by Rebecca Murray of About.com, she included Speed Racer ... ...[75] at the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award for "Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film",[76] at the Visual Effe...

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World Ebook Library's Selected Works of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine

...... ...- An Exasperating Subject--Asinine Guides--The Roman Catacombs The Saint Whose Fervor Burst his Ribs--The Miracle of the Bleeding Heart --The Legen... ...o learn that our piano, our parlor organ, and our melodeon were to be the best instruments of the kind that could be had in the market. I was proud... ... feeling passably comfortable. Somebody ejaculated: "Come, now, that won't answer. Read the sign up there--NO SMOKING ABAFT THE WHEEL!" It ... ...e is an innocent old ass who eats for four and looks wiser than the whole Academy of France would have any right to look, and never uses a one-sylla... ...t more elaborately. Nine-tenths of them wear nothing on their heads but a filmy sort of veil, which falls down their backs like a white mist. They ... ...rest from his campaigns in these sunny lands.--[Colonel J. HERON FOSTER, editor of a Pittsburgh journal, and a most estimable gentleman. As these ... ...e not commenced yet. I confess, madam, that I do something in the way of editing and lecturing, but the other crimes you mention have escaped my me... ...a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s...

...For months the great pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land was chatted about in the newspapers everywhere in America and discussed at countless firesides. It was a novelty in the way of excursions?its like had not been thought ...

...CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Popular Talk of the Excursion--Programme of the Trip--Duly Ticketed for the Excursion--Defection of the Celebrities CHAPTER II. Grand Preparations--An Imposing Dignitary--The European Exodus-- Mr. Blucher's Opinion--Stateroom No. 10--The Ass...

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Casablanca (film)

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... Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison... ...Burnett and Joan Alison's unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's. The film stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid; it featur... ...ablanca to continue his fight against the Nazis. Story editor Irene Diamond convinced producer Hal B. Wallis to purchase the film ... ...arlier.[4] The film's reputation grew as audiences embraced it. Casablanca won three Academy Awards: for Best Picture, director, and writing (screenpl... ... The film's reputation grew as audiences embraced it. Casablanca won three Academy Awards: for Best Picture, director, and writing (screenplay). Its l... ...on grew as audiences embraced it. Casablanca won three Academy Awards: for Best Picture, director, and writing (screenplay). Its lead characters,[5][6... ...ic. The film has consistently ranked near the top of lists of the greatest films of all time. Contents ... ...ite Bogart. Gerald Oliver Smith as the Englishman whose wallet is stolen. Smith was an English actor who appeared in National... ... Nominated Best Film Editing Owen Marks ...

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The Entire Pg Files of the Works of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...ure Collection World Public Library.org WORKS OF MARK TWAIN Title: THE ENTIRE PG FILES OF THE WORKS OF MARK TWAIN Author: MARK TWAIN Language:... ...NBERG TWAIN FILES BY MARK TWAIN ETEXT EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a compilation of all the works of Mark Twain in the... ...- An Exasperating Subject--Asinine Guides--The Roman Catacombs The Saint Whose Fervor Burst his Ribs--The Miracle of the Bleeding Heart --The Legen... ...o learn that our piano, our parlor organ, and our melodeon were to be the best instruments of the kind that could be had in the market. I was proud... ...d feeling passably comfortable. Somebody ejaculated: "Come, now, that won't answer. Read the sign up there--NO SMOKING ABAFT THE WHEEL!" It ... ...e is an innocent old ass who eats for four and looks wiser than the whole Academy of France would have any right to look, and never uses a one-sylla... ...t more elaborately. Nine-tenths of them wear nothing on their heads but a filmy sort of veil, which falls down their backs like a white mist. They ... ...e not commenced yet. I confess, madam, that I do something in the way of editing and lecturing, but the other crimes you mention have escaped my me... ...a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s...

...roper to works of that kind, and withal so attractive. Yet notwithstanding it is only a record of a pic-nic, it has a purpose, which is to suggest to the reader how he would be likely to see Europe and the East if he looked at them with his own eyes instead of the eyes of those who traveled in those countries before him. I make small pretense of showing anyone how he ought...

...CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Popular Talk of the Excursion--Programme of the Trip--Duly Ticketed for the Excursion--Defection of the Celebrities CHAPTER II. Grand Preparations--An Imposing Dignitary--The European Exodus-- Mr. Blucher's Opinion--Stateroom No. 10--The Ass...

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The Impossible (2012 film)

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... $180,274,123[3] The Impossible (Spanish: Lo Imposible) is a 2012 English-language Spanish d... ... (Spanish: Lo Imposible) is a 2012 English-language Spanish disaster drama film directed by Juan Antonio Bayona and written by Sergio G. Sánchez. It i... ...s direction and its acting, especially for Watts who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – M... ...s acting, especially for Watts who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Dram... ...g the director, writer, production manager, cinematographer, composer, and editor.[5] Principal photography began 23 August 2010, in Alicante, Spain, ... ...s and McGregor, and the direction of Bayona. He called it "one of the best films of the year".[21] Deborah Young of The Hollywood ... ...Watts packs a huge charge of emotion as the battered, ever-weakening Maria whose tears of pain and fear never appear fake or idealized. McGregor, cut ... ... Juan Antonio Bayona Won Capri European Director ... ... Nominated Best Editing Bernat Vilaplana, Elena Ruiz ...

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The Complete Works of O.W. Holmes, Sr.

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

...ature Collection World Public Library.org O. W. HOLMES, SR. Title: THE COMPLETE PG WORKS OF O. W. HOLMES, SR. Author: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, ... ...ir source. In short, just as a written constitution is essential to the best social order, so a code of finalities is a necessary condition of pro... ...so they go on until you think it is time for the wind-up, and the wind-up won't come on any terms. So they lie about until you get sick of the sigh... ...hows leak in roof or flaw in right, - When haberdashers choose the stand Whose window hath the broadest light, - When preachers tell us all they ... ... about that fine poem you have written, but send it (postage-paid) to the editors, if there are any, of the "Atlantic," - which, by the way, is not ... ...ng, which floats over the turbid waves of common life like the iridescent film you may have seen spreading over the water about our wharves, - very ... ...s to this larger Deity of the working battery of the universe only as the films in a book of gold-leaf are to the broad seams and curdled lumps of ... ..., and then train him up successively at the School for Infant Rogues, the Academy for Young Scamps, and the College for Complete Criminal Education,... ...and busying himself over a point of science, or compiling a hymn-book, or editing a grammar or a dictionary;--such are the tenants of boarding-house...

...Two articles entitled ?The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table? will be found in the ?New England Magazine,? formerly published in Boston by J. T. And E. Buckingham. The date of the first of these articles is November 1831, and that of the second Febru...

...CONTENTS: The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table The Professor at the Breakfast-table The Poet at the Breakfast Table Over the Teacups Elsie Venner The Guardian Angel A Mortal Antipathy Pages from an Old Volume of Life Bread and the Newsp...

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Lost Horizon (1937 film)

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... Lost Horizon is a 1937 American drama-fantasy film directed by Frank Capra. The screenplay by Robert Riskin is based on t... ...ost Horizon is a 1937 American drama-fantasy film directed by Frank Capra. The screenplay by Robert Riskin is based on the 1933 novel of the same titl... ...rry Cohn, as well as the friendship between Capra and screenwriter Riskin, whose previous collaborations had included Lady for a Day, It Happened One ... ...n two parts, but eventually decided the idea was impractical. Working with editors Gene Havlick and Gene Milford, Capra managed to trim the running ti... ...g his money and being relieved of the obligation of making one of the five films required by his contract. In 1985, the director claimed Cohn, whom he... ...atisfying attention to large and small detail which makes Hollywood at its best such a generous entertainer. We can deride the screen in its lesser mo... ...Awards and nominations Stephen Goosson's elaborate sets won him the Academy Award for Best Art Direction, and Gene Havlick and Gene... ...ominations Stephen Goosson's elaborate sets won him the Academy Award for Best Art Direction, and Gene Havlick and Gene Milford sha... ..., and Gene Havlick and Gene Milford shared the Academy Award for Best Film Editing.[13] The film was nominated for the Academy Awa...

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World Ebook Library's Selected Works of Holmes

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

...... ...ir source. In short, just as a written constitution is essential to the best social order, so a code of finalities is a necessary condition of pro... ...so they go on until you think it is time for the wind-up, and the wind-up won't come on any terms. So they lie about until you get sick of the sigh... ...hows leak in roof or flaw in right, - When haberdashers choose the stand Whose window hath the broadest light, - When preachers tell us all they ... ... about that fine poem you have written, but send it (postage-paid) to the editors, if there are any, of the "Atlantic," - which, by the way, is not ... ...ng, which floats over the turbid waves of common life like the iridescent film you may have seen spreading over the water about our wharves, - very ... ...s to this larger Deity of the working battery of the universe only as the films in a book of gold-leaf are to the broad seams and curdled lumps of ... ..., and then train him up successively at the School for Infant Rogues, the Academy for Young Scamps, and the College for Complete Criminal Education,... ...and busying himself over a point of science, or compiling a hymn-book, or editing a grammar or a dictionary;--such are the tenants of boarding-house...

...Two articles entitled ?The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table? will be found in the ?New England Magazine,? formerly published in Boston by J. T. And E. Buckingham. The date of the first of these articles is November 1831, and that of the second Febru...

...CONTENTS: The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table The Professor at the Breakfast-table The Poet at the Breakfast Table Over the Teacups Elsie Venner The Guardian Angel A Mortal Antipathy Pages from an Old Volume of Life Bread and the Newsp...

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Entire Gutenberg Twain Files

By: Mark Twain

...... ... release them. THE ENTIRE GUTENBERG TWAIN FILES ETEXT EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a compilation of all the works of Mark Twain in the... ...- An Exasperating Subject--Asinine Guides--The Roman Catacombs The Saint Whose Fervor Burst his Ribs--The Miracle of the Bleeding Heart --The Legen... ...o learn that our piano, our parlor organ, and our melodeon were to be the best instruments of the kind that could be had in the market. I was proud... ...d feeling passably comfortable. Somebody ejaculated: "Come, now, that won't answer. Read the sign up there--NO SMOKING ABAFT THE WHEEL!" It ... ...e is an innocent old ass who eats for four and looks wiser than the whole Academy of France would have any right to look, and never uses a one-sylla... ...t more elaborately. Nine-tenths of them wear nothing on their heads but a filmy sort of veil, which falls down their backs like a white mist. They ... ...e not commenced yet. I confess, madam, that I do something in the way of editing and lecturing, but the other crimes you mention have escaped my me... ...a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s...

...proper to works of that kind, and withal so attractive. Yet notwithstanding it is only a record of a picnic, it has a purpose, which is to suggest to the reader how he would be likely to see Europe and the East if he looked at them with his own eyes instead of the eyes of those who traveled in those countries before him. I make small pretense of showing anyone how he ought...

...CONTENTS: CHAPTER I. Popular Talk of the Excursion--Programme of the Trip--Duly Ticketed for the Excursion--Defection of the Celebrities CHAPTER II. Grand Preparations--An Imposing Dignitary--The European Exodus-- Mr. Blucher's Opinion--Stateroom No. 10--The Ass...

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Great Astronomers

By: Sir Robert S. Ball

... D.Sc. LL.D. F.R.S. Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry in the University of Cambridge PREFACE. It has been my object in ... ...f astronomy thus becomes inseparable from the history of the great men to whose labours its development is due. In the ensuing chapters we have en... ...ry widely from those which were assigned to them by calculations from the best existing works of astronomers. With the insight of genius he saw tha... ... by himself. Presently he advanced to that famous 47th proposition which won his lively admiration, and on he went until he had mastered the six bo... ...s sufficient to devise a method by which the thicknesses of the different films could be measured. We can hardly, indeed, say that a like success a... ...s sufficient to devise a method by which the thicknesses of the different films could be measured. We can hardly, indeed, say that a like success a... ... Many of these errors have been corrected by Baily himself, the assiduous editor of "Flamsteed’s Life and Works," for Flamsteed was so harassed fro... ...memoir on a profound mathematical subject appeared in the Memoirs of the Academy at Turin. From this time onwards we find him publishing one memoi... ...e month in advance of the official release dates, leaving time for better editing. Please note: neither this list nor its contents are final till...

...It has been my object in these pages to present the life of each astronomer in such detail as to enable the reader to realise in some degree the man’s character and surroundings; and I have endeavoured to indicate as clearly as circumstances would permit the main features ...

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Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development

By: Richard J. Deasy

...Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development Copyright © 2002 Art... ...n an additional essay in the Compendium. Compendia attempt to capture the best work being done at a period in time. We believe this volume has done s... ...d for dance, any studies that were deemed co-relational, and those studies whose outcomes were affective or physiological. A first and second coder re... ...s in their poetry, painters in their painting, writers in their books, and filmmakers in their films. Dorothy Heathcote, 1975 1 Introduction About 40... ...ainters in their painting, writers in their books, and filmmakers in their films. Dorothy Heathcote, 1975 1 Introduction About 40 years ago, a curren... ...nity. Because they are considered most central, academic journals and book editors no doubt favor research in reading and verbal expression—and of cou... ...ged in feelings and attitudes (that sounded good but scared me), memory (I won’t forget that), linguistic and rational responses (how did she do that?... ...t al. (Eds.) How People Learn, Expanded Edition. Washington D.C.: National Academy Press, 2002 6 Damasio, A.R. Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and ... ... of production. Peter H. Gerber of the EdDesigns Group assisted greatly by editing summaries and essays and providing counsel through- out. Sara Goldh...

...Excerpt: The Arts Education Partnership is a national coalition of arts, education, business, philanthropic and government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of the arts in the learning and development of ...

... FOREWORD ii -- INTRODUCTION iii -- DANCE 1 -- Summaries: -- 2 Teaching Cognitive Skill Through Dance: Evidence -- for Near but Not Far Transfer -- 4 The Effects of Creative Dance Instruction on -- Creative and Critical Thinking of Seventh Grade -- Female Students in Seoul, Korea -- 6 Effects of a Movement Poetry Program on -- Creativity of Children with Behavioral Disorde...

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Critical Links : Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development

By: Richard J. Deasy

...Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development Copyright © 2002 Art... ...n an additional essay in the Compendium. Compendia attempt to capture the best work being done at a period in time. We believe this volume has done s... ...d for dance, any studies that were deemed co-relational, and those studies whose outcomes were affective or physiological. A first and second coder re... ...s in their poetry, painters in their painting, writers in their books, and filmmakers in their films. Dorothy Heathcote, 1975 1 Introduction About 40... ...ainters in their painting, writers in their books, and filmmakers in their films. Dorothy Heathcote, 1975 1 Introduction About 40 years ago, a curren... ...nity. Because they are considered most central, academic journals and book editors no doubt favor research in reading and verbal expression—and of cou... ...ged in feelings and attitudes (that sounded good but scared me), memory (I won’t forget that), linguistic and rational responses (how did she do that?... ...t al. (Eds.) How People Learn, Expanded Edition. Washington D.C.: National Academy Press, 2002 6 Damasio, A.R. Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and ... ... of production. Peter H. Gerber of the EdDesigns Group assisted greatly by editing summaries and essays and providing counsel through- out. Sara Goldh...

...Excerpt: The Arts Education Partnership is a national coalition of arts, education, business, philanthropic and government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of the arts in the learning and development of ...

... FOREWORD ii -- INTRODUCTION iii -- DANCE 1 -- Summaries: -- 2 Teaching Cognitive Skill Through Dance: Evidence -- for Near but Not Far Transfer -- 4 The Effects of Creative Dance Instruction on -- Creative and Critical Thinking of Seventh Grade -- Female Students in Seoul, Korea -- 6 Effects of a Movement Poetry Program on -- Creativity of Children with Behavioral Disorde...

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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb (Volume 6)

By: Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb

...rature Collection World Public Library.org MARY LAMB (VOL. 6) Title: THE WORKS OF CHARLES AND MARY LAMB (VOL. 6) Author: CHARLES AND MARY LAMB... ...the points containd in your Letter, let me end with assuring you of our very best kindness, and excuse Mary from not handling the Pen on this occasion... ...ghter of Agostino Isola, the Italian critic and teacher, of Cambridge, among whose pupils had been Wordsworth. Miss Humphreys was Emma Isola's aunt. E... ...'s first publishers, gave it up. The reason was the death of John Scott, the editor, and probably to a large extent the originator, of the magazine. I... ...e to every other—the person is gone whom it would have peculiarly suited. It won't do for another. Every departure destroys a class of sympathies. The... ...ty−nine; he had painted several pictures, some of which were accepted by the academy, and he had written a number of essays over several different pse... ...up from his ended task, and saw no more with mortal vision. But you are many films removed yet from Milton's calamity. You write perfectly intelligibl... ...up from his ended task, and saw no more with mortal vision. But you are many films removed yet from Milton's calamity. You write perfectly intelligibl... ...omething like it. S——is a coxcomb. W——is a ——&a great Poet. L. [Hone was now editing his Year Book. Under the date April 30 had appeared Edward FitzGe...

...Excerpt: suffering from the festivities of the season. I wonder how my misused carcase holds it out. I have play?d the experimental philosopher on it, that?s certain. Willy shall be welcome to a mince pye, and a bout at Commerce, whenever he comes. ...

...Table of Contents: The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb (Vol. 6), 1 -- Charles and Mary Lamb, 1 -- LETTER 264. CHARLES LAMB TO DOROTHY WORDSWORTH, 30 -- LETTER 265. CHARLES LAMB TO THOMAS ALLSOP, 32 -- LETTER 266. CHARLES LAMB TO THOMAS ALLSOP, 3...

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Worldebook Library's Selected Works of George Meredith

By: George Meredith

...... ...curse hath fallen on barbercraft in these days, because of the Identical, whose might I know not. Everywhere it is growing in disrepute; 'tis langu... ...s that of lovers till the time of parting, he showing her how she looked best--she him; and they were forgetful of all else that is, in their sweet... ...wel with all her beauty; for the passion of a mighty pride in him who had won for her the Jewel exalted Bhanavar, and she said sweetly, 'Now hast th... ...th revived somewhat, and looked upon her; but his sight was glazed with a film, and she sang her name to him ere he knew her, and the sad sweetness ... ... wondrous beauty, a loveliness never before seen on earth. ETEXT EDITOR'S BOOKMARKS: How little a thing serves Fortune's turn Ripe with ... ...ments with two or three of the delicacies of language she learnt at your Academy. I rather like to hear a woman swear. It embellishes her!" Mou... ... to work in the direction of the casuistries and the sensational webs and films. Facing Victor, it was a block. But the thought came: how could ... ...ductions to multiform celebrities of both sexes; among them the gentleman editing the Magazine which gave out serially THE RIVAL TONGUES: and there ...

...Contents: The Shaving of Shagpat The Ordeal of Richard Feverel Sandra Belloni Rhoda Fleming Evan Harrington Vittoria The Adventures of Harry Richmond Beauchamp?s Career The Egoist The Tragic Comedians Diana of the Crossways One of Our ...

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The History of the Netherlands, 1555-1623

By: John Lothrop Motley

...re Collection World Public Library.org NETHERLANDS, 1555-1623 Title: THE HISTORY OF THE NETHERLANDS, 1555-1623 Author: JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY Lan... ... Corresponding Member of the Institute of France, Etc. 1855 [Etext Editor's Note: JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, born in Dorchester, Mass. 1814, di... ...ple against an oligarchy.' These are the words of the Minister to Austria, whose generous sympathies with popular liberty no homage paid to his gen... ...nt home but five hundred. Upon reaching the place of refuge where they had bestowed their women and children, Caesar found, after the battle, that ... ...ecting supernatural sanction for the authority which their good swords have won and are ever ready to maintain. Thus organized, the force of iron a... ...y returned next day, accompanied by Lambert Hortensius, rector of a Latin academy, together with four other citizens. Before this deputation had ... ...astic hatreds, and to secure a peaceful future for Christendom, melted into films of gossamer, and the great war of demons, no longer to be quelled ... ...astic hatreds, and to secure a peaceful future for Christendom, melted into films of gossamer, and the great war of demons, no longer to be quelled ... ... by means of an ingenious device of the distinguished scholar, who was then editing the Latin works of the Hague poet, Janus Secundus. While the s...

...JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, born in Dorchester, Mass. 1814, died 1877. Other works: Morton?s Hopes and Merry Mount, novels. Motley was the United States Minister to Austria, 1861-67, and the United States Minister to England, 1869-70. Mark Twain mentions his respect for John Motley. Oliver Wendell Holmes said in ?An Oration delivered before the City Authorit...

...CONTENTS: The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1555-1584 History of the United Netherlands, 1584-1609 Life and Death of John of Barneveld, 1609-1623 A Memoir of John Lothrop Motley by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr....

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