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March Upcountry

By: David Weber and John Ringo

...arch Upcountry David Weber and John Ringo This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional... ... This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incident... ...s reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form. A Baen Books Original Baen Publishing Enterprises P.O. ... ...y John Ringo First printing, May 2001 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Weber, David, 1952– March upcountry / by David We... ... David Weber & John Ringo. p. cm. ISBN 0-671-31985-X 1. Princes—Fiction. 2. Life on other planets—Fiction. I. Ringo, John, 1963– II. Tit... ...merica World eBook Library Consortia Baen Free Library Science Fiction eBook Collection The World eBook Library, www.worldLibrary.net... ...in the center. “People evolve to barbarism and usually stop there. Little civilizations rise and fall under the tide of barbarism.” She yawned and t... ... its best, it’s pretty awful. At its worst, it’s truly awful. Eventually, civilizations have the ability to pull themselves up to a condition which i... ...wim towards the bank. There was a danger in this—the danger of striking an underwater obstruction, as much as anything. But it was a calculated risk,...

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History of science fiction

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...son tournante aérienne" (aerial rotating house). Drawing by French science fiction writer Albert Robida for his book Le Vingtième Siècle, a 19th-centu... ...Robida for his book Le Vingtième Siècle, a 19th-century conception of life in the 20th century. Depicts a dwelling that can rotate on a post with an a... ...20th century. Depicts a dwelling that can rotate on a post with an airship in the distance. Ink over graphite underdrawing, c. 1883, digitally restore... ...stored. The literary genre of science fiction is diverse, and its exact definition remains a contested question a... ...tion among both scholars and devotees. This lack of consensus is reflected in debates about the genre's history, particularly over determining its exa... ...ian text versions c. 2150-2000 BCE). A second approach argues that science fiction only became possible sometime between the 17th and early 19th centu... ...man and Abdullah the Merman", the protagonist gains the ability to breathe underwater and discovers an underwater submarine society that is portrayed ... ...hat is portrayed as an inverted reflection of society on land, in that the underwater society follows a form of primitive communism where concepts lik... ...Arabian Nights tales deal with lost ancient technologies, advanced ancient civilizations that went astray, and catastrophes which overwhelmed them.[19...

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The Hub : Dangerous Territory

By: James H. Schmitz

...The Hub: Dangerous Territory James H. Schmitz This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional... ... This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incident... ...ple or incidents is purely coincidental. “Grandpa” was first published in Astounding, February 1955; “The Other Likeness” was first published in A... ... published in Analog, July 1962; “The Winds of Time” was first published in Analog, September 1962; “The Machmen” was first published in Analog, Sep... ...merica World eBook Library Consortia Baen Free Library Science Fiction eBook Collection The World eBook Library, www.worldLibrary.net... ...r to it. He was wearing trunks and flippers; attached to his belt were an underwater gun and knife. The shelf ranchers were rarely invaded by the big... ... numbers.” “That’s an ingenious theory,” Nile said. “You’ve suggested an underwater check?” “Yes. It will be a monstrous job, of course, particular... ...o exhaustion. He had one favorable fact to report: Parrol’s hunch that an underwater check might reveal some of the missing stock had been a good one... ...ge a major portion of the Federation’s forces . . . then a score of alien civilizations would attack other points in the Hub simultaneously, splittin...

...t first you don?t succeed . . . Nile heard a series of clanging metallic sounds, partly muffled by the wind. Somebody was down there, perhaps engaged in forcing open her aircar?s doors....

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List of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction

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...This is a list of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction works as portrayed in literature, film, television, and, comics.[1]... ...s is a list of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction works as portrayed in literature, film, television, and, comics.[1][2] Apo... ...ture, film, television, and, comics.[1][2] Apocalyptic fiction is a subgenre of science fiction that is concerned with the end of ... ... depletion or some other general disaster. Post-apocalyptic fiction is set in a world or civilization after such a disaster. The time frame may be imm... ...t portray catastrophes, or disasters, or near-disasters that do not result in apocalypse. A threat of an apocalypse does not make a piece of fiction a... ...agnetic WMDs devastate Earth and causes virtually all land to be submerged underwater. Film ... ...a time of environmental collapse that destroyed the world's older advanced civilizations. Novel ... ...agnetic WMDs devastate Earth and causes virtually all land to be submerged underwater. Film ... ...a time of environmental collapse that destroyed the world's older advanced civilizations. Novel ...

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Pyramid Scheme

By: Dave Freer and Eric Flint

...Pyramid Scheme by Dave Freer and Eric Flint This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictiona... ...int This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incident... ... reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form. A Baen Books Original Baen Publishing Enterprises P.O. ... ... Asplund First printing, October 2001 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Freer, Dave. Pyramid scheme / by Dave Freer & Eric Fl... ... Books original—T.p. verso. ISBN 0-671-31839-X 1. Human–alien encounters—Fiction. 2. Chicago (Ill.)—Fiction. 3. Mythology—Fiction. 4. Pyramids—Fic... ...if we don't." * * * The Krim device waited. Only twice in the nearly 300 civilizations that the Krim had parasitized had the massive nuclear energy... ...ift?" 44 Nymphomania. Mac screamed. This is never wise when you are underwater. He fought too, with all the berserk strength that panic and fe... ...re. Still, the ruined boot had saved him from having a cremated foot. The underwater-woman gave Arachne some green salve for it, and now Arachne was... ...ith only one thing on her mind. She produced an amphora of wine. Drinking underwater from a rigid container means you'd better like your drink water...

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Diving Adventure

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Planets of Adventure

By: Murray Leinster

...Edited and compiled by Eric Flint & Guy Gordon This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictiona... ... This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incident... ...0), "The Red Dust" (Argosy, April 1921), and "Nightmare Planet" (Science Fiction Plus, June 1953). In the original first two stories, the adventure ... ...y, April 1921), and "Nightmare Planet" (Science Fiction Plus, June 1953). In the original first two stories, the adventure was set on a far future E... ...ure Earth. The rewritten novel version was first published by Gnome Press in 1954. The stories collected as The Planet Explorer were originally publ... ...r to the bank. Here he could not see whatever swam or crawled or wriggled underwater; there he might. There was an outcropping rock forming a suppo... ...d even huge newts fled before it. After a long time the normal course of underwater life resumed. The wriggling caddis-flies in their quaintly ambi... ...d through a little brook over which Burl had leaped. Since ants can remain underwater for a long time without drowning, the small stream was not even... ...st as trade winds provide moisture in equal quantity on other worlds, and civilizations have been built upon them. But— "Well?" said Bordman challen...

...Excerpt: The forgotten planet prologue the survey-ship tethys made the first landing on the planet, which had no name. It was an admirable planet in many ways. It had an ample atmosphere and many seas, which the nearby sun warmed so lavishly that a perpetual cloudbank hid them and most of the solid ground from view. It had mountains and continents and islands and high ...

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Deep Fathom

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... Blurb Ex-Navy SEAL Jack Kirkland surfaces from an aborted underwater salvage mission to find the earth burnin... ... forced to evacuate on Air Force One. At the same time, Jack Kirkland is on an underwater salvage mission in the Pacific, trying t... ...Force One. At the same time, Jack Kirkland is on an underwater salvage mission in the Pacific, trying to salvage gold bricks from ... ... salvage mission in the Pacific, trying to salvage gold bricks from a sunken Japanese ship when an underwater earthquake occurs causing an underwater ... ...essor Karen Grace and Professor Miyuki Nakano, Karen's Japanese friend from Ryukyu University, are in Okinawa trying to get to the jetty during a curf... ...Spangler, a covert operations commander and an old acquaintance of Kirkland is ordered by his boss in CIA and the vice-president to secure the black b... ... Karen, Kirkland and Miyuki then go to the pyramid city with Mwahu to following the first civilizations clues but when they arrive they are a... ...Adventure novels Novels by James Rollins Submarines in fiction HarperCollins books ...

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Med Ship

By: Murray Leinster

...Med Ship by Murray Leinster This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictiona... ...r This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incident... ...r incidents is purely coincidental. "Med Ship Man" was first published in Galaxy, October 1963, and was later reissued in Doctor to the Stars (Py... ...or to the Stars (Pyramid 1964). "Plague on Kryder II" was first published in Analog, December 1964, and was later reissued in S.O.S. From Three Worl... ... America World eBook Library Consortia Baen Free Library Science Fiction eBook Collection The World eBook Library, www.worldLibrary.net... .... Nym's father and myself have come to put the technical resources of two civilizations at your disposal as a first step toward treatment of the pand... ...rmation. Information like the information that tells me you hid your boat underwater while somebody went to figure out the chances of seizing a ship ... ...m inactive. It was in the air you breathed when you kept your boat hidden underwater while two men tried to make it to the spaceport. Do you understa... ... Murgatroyd. Here we go again!" Editors' Afterword To modern science fiction readers, the "dean of science fiction" is a reference to Robert He...

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Robert Silverberg

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... Genre Science fiction, fantasy, anthologies (as editor) ... ...) is a prolific American author and editor, best known for writing science fiction. He is a multiple winner of both Hugo and Nebula Awards, a member o... ... a multiple winner of both Hugo and Nebula Awards, a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame, a Grand Master of SF.[2][3][4] ... ...aphy Early years Silverberg was born in Brooklyn, New York. A voracious reader since childhood, he began submitt... ...g his early teenage years. He attended Columbia University, receiving a BA in English Literature in 1956. During that time he wrote the juvenile novel... ...wrote the juvenile novel Revolt on Alpha C, published by Thomas Y. Crowell in 1955 with the cover notice "A gripping story of outer space".[1] and he ... ...erican into Space (1961) Lost Cities and Vanished Civilizations (1962) Philosopher of Evil (1962, as... ... Rockefellers (1963) Sunken History: The Story of Underwater Archaeology (1963) How to Spend Money (... ...ged the World (1963) Empires in the Dust: Ancient Civilizations Brought to Light (1963) Home of the ...

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Digital Knight

By: Ryk E. Spoor

...oor This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incident... ... reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form. A Baen Books Original Baen Publishing Enterprises P.O. ... ... New York, NY 10020 Production by Windhaven Press, Auburn, NH Printed in the United States of America World eBook Library Consortia Ba... ...a given. Someone like Verne, who had been living for hundreds of years in civilizations which didn't communicate much between countries and who had ... ...acing assets, would indeed find the new higher-tech and higher-monitoring civilizations a bit daunting, to say the least. "As you say. In addition ... ... with Cthulhu and Morgan le Fay. Syl, of course, was in her element. Lost civilizations, Eonae the Earth Goddess, magic, no problem. "So what happen... ... led a team of researchers in the past few months on a survey of supposed underwater ruins off the coast of Cuba and other Caribbean islands. Their ... ...organ said, pointing to the bottom of the list. From the screen, I read: "Underwater archaeology team hopes to present results at conference in Flor... ...hoped to present at least a preliminary review of the results at the UAR (Underwater Archaeological Researchers) local conference in Florida. " 'Thi...

...Excerpt: Gone in a flash 1 I clicked on the japes icon. A second picture appeared on the ran-7x workstation screen next to the digitized original, said original being a pretty blurry picture of two men exchanging something. At first the tw...

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Arabic epic literature

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...Arabic epic literature encompasses epic poetry and epic fantasy in Arabic literature. Virtually all societies have developed folk tales enc... ... 2 Fantasy epic literature 3 Science fiction 4 List ... ... the Banu Hilal's journey from Egypt to Tunisia and conquest of the latter in the 11th century. It was declared one of mankind's Masterpieces of the O... ...Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO in 2003. In the 13th century, an Arabic epic poem entit... ...s). A good example of the lack of popular Arabic prose fiction is that the stories of Aladdin and Ali Baba, usually regarded as pa... ...aven, and the spiritual writings of Ibn Arabi. Science fiction Part of a series on ... ... tale, the protagonist Abdullah the Fisherman gains the ability to breathe underwater and discovers an underwater submarine society that is portrayed ... ...hat is portrayed as an inverted reflection of society on land, in that the underwater society follows a form of primitive communism where concepts lik... ...Arabian Nights tales deal with lost ancient technologies, advanced ancient civilizations that went astray, and catastrophes which overwhelmed them.[12...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...wledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of power within major civilizations. BRAD BRADFORD Foreword and Epilogue By Michael S. Hart... ... Dedication to CAROL For becoming my smart, beautiful bride in 1949 and then giving fully of herself to me and our wonderful family i... ...We listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make se... ...and then take less than a century to create the largest contiguous empire in world history. 10. Mongols Open the Way They open the gate blocking... ...uatic ape babies‘ long umbilical cords might have allowed them to be born underwater, swim to the surface, and grab on to the mother‘s hair. (Hair r... ...epeat what people said. Writing gradually replaced the mnemonics of past civilizations. Being able to write and read shape symbols made it possi... ...eping. Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China, the major pioneer agrarian civilizations on planet Earth, all developed their pictographic languages ... ... York: Random House, 1999. Roede, Machteld. The Aquatic Ape: Fact or Fiction? London: Souvenir Press, 1991. Ryan, William and Walter C. Pi...

...first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books....

...In the Bible, God‘s first gift to man isn‘t a lesson about how to make a fire or fashion a needle, a knife, or a spear. He first blesses him with language. Even before He takes Adam‘s rib to make Eve, He tells Adam to name ev...

...From whence cometh language, the InfoTech that lets us dominate our planet? We listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make sense of speech. -- 2. The Gift of Memory-For millennia, mnemonics reigned over commerce, news, entertainment, and the perpetuation and refinement of cra...

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Atlantis in popular culture

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...The mythical island of Atlantis has often been depicted in book s, television shows, film s and other creative works of popular ... ...re. Comics Atlantis (along with its nemesis, Mu ) plays a major part in the Italian comic book Martin Mystere . In The Kingdom Beyond the W... ...the ancient city of Camlantis. Once inhabited by the most advanced society in history, the city is believed to be adrift and derelict in the highest p... ...y survive with the ability to breathe water . There are several Atlantean civilizations in the DC Universe, the most notable being the recently dest... ...n strength, but he is much stronger in the water. This species can breathe underwater and have powerful technology. In Tales of Suspense #43, Iron ... ...lantis" speaks of "echo-Atlantises" and (many) other equatable prehistoric civilizations, and explores the theme of the bulk of human history and kn... ... * In , the Atlanteans are one of the playable cultures. Unlike the other civilizations in the game, which were designed with a combination of mythol... ...here is a level called Jolly Roger's Lagoon. Most of the level takes place underwater, where you can see Atlantis. It has ancient submerged temples. I... ...key Kong Land , the second world is known as "Kremlantis". It has temples, underwater ruins, and coral reefs. The Atlanteans, though not actually pres...

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The Civilization of Illiteracy

By: Mihai Nadin

...CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACY Author: MIHAI NADIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyrig... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ...ON, cvilt10a.htm Foreward Introduction Literacy in a Changing World Thinking about alternatives Progressing towards i... ...ligions, poetry and literature. Indeed, from the epic poems of ancient civilizations to the ballads of the troubadours and the songs of the m... ...t could rank the country among the cultural giants of past and present civilizations. Throughout its history, America always represented, t... ... it was in Hindu civilization, in the Hebrew and the Greek, and by the civilizations to follow, many taking an obvious cue from the Roman Empi... ...maginary territories of extreme richness. One can imagine a city built underwater, or a spherical house that can be rolled from location to loc... ...gs. Once the imagination is opened to fresh human endeavors-live in an underwater city, wear the lightest or heaviest clothing, interconnect wi...

...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 ...

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History of literature

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... Indian writing in English ... ... History of science fiction List of years in literat... ...f science fiction List of years in literature Literature by nati... ... The history of literature is the historical development of writings in prose or poetry which attempts to provide entertainment, enlightenment, ... ...Maxfield Parrish. The most well known fiction from the Islamic world was The Book of One Thousand and One Nights ... ...thin the One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights) also feature science fiction elements. One example is "The Adventures of Bulukiya", where the pr... ... tale, the protagonist Abdullah the Fisherman gains the ability to breathe underwater and discovers an underwater submarine society that is portrayed ... ...hat is portrayed as an inverted reflection of society on land, in that the underwater society follows a form of primitive communism where concepts lik... ...Arabian Nights tales deal with lost ancient technologies, advanced ancient civilizations that went astray, and catastrophes which overwhelmed them.[11...

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1984

By: George Orwell

...rary.org Title: 1984 Author: GEORGE ORWELL Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyr... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...sk Online. http://www.blackmask.com * Chapter One * It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin ... ... the corridors. He did not know her name, but he knew that she worked in the Fiction Department. Presumably −− since he had sometimes seen her with oi... ...someone like the little sandy− haired woman or the dark−haired girl from the Fiction Department) might start wondering why he had been writing during ... ...ion of swimming up into this room from some quite different world, a sort of underwater world far beneath it. How long he had been down there he did n... ...es itself. Progress in our world will be progress towards more pain. The old civilizations claimed that they were founded on love or justice. Ours is ...

...Excerpt: Chapter One. It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to ...

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List of archaeologists

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...kay (born 1944) Israeli; Israel (Jerusalem, burials, art, epigraphy, glyptics in the Iron Age, Ketef Hinnom) Philip Barker (1920–2001) British; exca... ...ce Martin Biddle (born 1937) British; medieval and post-medieval archaeology in Great Britain. Fereidoun Biglari (born 1970) Iranian Kurdish; Paleo... ...Florida historic Indians Martin Carver (born 1941) British; Early Middle Ages in Northern Europe, Sutton Hoo Howard Carter (1874–1939) English; Egy... ...Greece D George F. Dales (1927—1992) American; Nippur, Indus valley civilizations Ahmad Hasan Dani (1920—2009) Pakistani; South Asia... ...born 19??) Canadian?; Ontario (Huron) George R Fischer (born 1937) American; underwater archaeology Peter M. Fischer (born 19??) Austrian-Swedish;... ... Hawkes (1905–1992) English; European archaeology Layne Hedrick (born 1967) Underwater Archaeology Robert Heizer (1915-1979) American; California ... ...an?; geoarchaeology, Greece, China William Rathje (born 1945) American; early civilizations, modern material culture studies, Mesoamerica Desire Raou... ...n; Mesoamerica (Maya) Bruce Trigger (1937–2006) Canadian; theory, comparative civilizations James A. Tuck (born 19??) American; Canada (Newfoundland... ... American?; Incas Vladas Žulkus (born 1945) Lithuanian; Lithuania (Klaipėda, underwater archaeology) Marek Zvelebil (1952–2011) Czech; European sto...

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1984

By: George Orwell

... variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer r... ... variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer r... ...t http://netLibrary.net/Join.htm * Chapter One * It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nu... ...he corridors. He did not know her name, but he knew that she worked in the Fiction Department. Presumably -- since he had sometimes seen her with oily... ...meone like the little sandy- haired woman or the dark-haired girl from the Fiction Department) might start wondering why he had been writing during th... ...ugh he knew no more about him than that he held some important post in the Fiction Department. He was a man of about thirty, with a muscular throat an... ...n of swimming up into this room from some quite different world, a sort of underwater world far beneath it. How long he had been down there he did not... ... itself. Progress in our world will be progress towards more pain. The old civilizations claimed that they were founded on love or justice. Ours is fo...

...Chapter One : It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to ...

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List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2008

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...{ align="right" __TOC__ List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2008. U.S. and Canadian Fellows A Len Ackland, Associate Professo... ...sroads. Martha Ackmann, Writer, Leverett, Massachusetts; Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies, Mount Holyoke College: Toni Stone's challenge to basebal... ... Mineral Point, Wisconsin; Executive Director and Lillian Greenwood Artist-in-residence, Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts, Mineral Point: Fiction. ... ...d Artist-in-residence, Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts, Mineral Point: Fiction. Randy E. Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, ... ...or, The Program in Creative Writing, University of Iowa Writers' Workshop: Fiction. Meiling Cheng, Associate Professor of Critical Studies and Engli... ...y politics in the Internet age. Tony D'Souza, Writer, Sarasota, Florida: Fiction. Laurent Dubois, Professor of History and Romance Studies, Duke U... ...graphy. Donald Harper, Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago: China in the age of manuscripts, four... ...ty Member, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University: Underwater observations of wild dolphins. Sue Hettmansperger, Artist, Iow...

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1984

By: George Orwell

... variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer r... ... variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer r... ...t http://netLibrary.net/Join.htm * Chapter One * It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nu... ...he corridors. He did not know her name, but he knew that she worked in the Fiction Department. Presumably -- since he had sometimes seen her with oily... ...meone like the little sandy- haired woman or the dark-haired girl from the Fiction Department) might start wondering why he had been writing during th... ...ugh he knew no more about him than that he held some important post in the Fiction Department. He was a man of about thirty, with a muscular throat an... ...n of swimming up into this room from some quite different world, a sort of underwater world far beneath it. How long he had been down there he did not... ... itself. Progress in our world will be progress towards more pain. The old civilizations claimed that they were founded on love or justice. Ours is fo...

...Chapter One : It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to ...

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Cyborg 009

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... Genre Science fiction, Action, Adventure M... ...ero-Zero-Nain) is a manga created by Shotaro Ishinomori. It was serialized in many different magazines, including Monthly Shōnen King, Weekly Shōnen M... ...jo Comic, Weekly Shōnen Sunday, Monthly Shōnen Jump and Monthly Comic Nora in Japan. The first two arcs of the manga were published in English by Toky... ...und effects left out untranslated; as of 2006 it is out of print. However, in 2012, comiXology acquired the digital distribution rights to Shotaro Ish... ...ariety of threats, from mad scientists, to supernatural beings and ancient civilizations. Characters Medi... ...ed in Play Comic (Akita Shoten)) were depicted, then after a long time the Underwater Pyramid Arc was serialized in Monthly Manga Shōnen (Asahi Sonora... ...ce Arc. A sequel to the Immigration Arc. The Count of St. Germain from the Underwater Pyramid Arc appears, but his design is different. ... ...anga Adventure anime and manga Fictional cyborgs Science fiction anime and manga ...

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

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes

...HOLMES, SR. Author: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR. Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyrig... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ... The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever Currents and Counter-currents in Medical Science Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Med... ...are to them! Well, life would be nothing without paper-credit and other fictions; so let them pass current. Don't steal their chips; don't punctu... ..., after all, here is a great fact between us. We belong to two different civilizations, and, until we recognize what separates us, we are talking l... ...ithstanding his robust, hearty individuality. This confronting of two civilizations is always a grand sensation to me; it is like cutting throug... ... The grandest objects of sense and thought are common to all climates and civilizations. The sky, the woods, the waters, the storms, life, death lo... ...far that the young man, though used to diving and swimming long distances underwater, had well-nigh yielded to the fearful need of air, and sucked i...

...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 February 1832. When ?The Atlantic Monthly? was begun, tw...

... Ashes The Pulpit and the Pew Medical Essays Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever Currents and Counter-currents in Medical Science Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Medical Science Scholastic and Bedside Teaching The Medical Profession in Massachusetts The Young Practitioner Medical Libraries Some of My Early Teachers...

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Arabic literature

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...Adab al-‘Arabī) is the writing, both prose and poetry, produced by writers in the Arabic language. The Arabic word used for literature is "adab", whic... ...ess, culture and enrichment. Arabic literature emerged in the 5th century with only fragments of the written language appearing be... ... Qur'an, widely regarded by Muslims as the finest piece of literature work in the Arabic language,[1] would have the greatest lasting effect on Arabic... ... Poetry 2.1 Non-fiction literature 2.2 ... ... Fiction literature 2.3 ... ...ovels 2.3.7 Science fiction 2.3.8 ... ... tale, the protagonist Abdullah the Fisherman gains the ability to breathe underwater and discovers an underwater submarine society that is portrayed ... ...hat is portrayed as an inverted reflection of society on land, in that the underwater society follows a form of primitive communism where concepts lik... ...Arabian Nights tales deal with lost ancient technologies, advanced ancient civilizations that went astray, and catastrophes which overwhelmed them.[26...

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World Ebook Library's Selected Works of Holmes

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

...S OF HOLMES Author: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR. Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyrig... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ... The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever Currents and Counter-currents in Medical Science Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Med... ...are to them! Well, life would be nothing without paper-credit and other fictions; so let them pass current. Don't steal their chips; don't punctu... ..., after all, here is a great fact between us. We belong to two different civilizations, and, until we recognize what separates us, we are talking l... ...withstanding his robust, hearty individuality. This confronting of two civilizations is always a grand sensation to me; it is like cutting throug... ... The grandest objects of sense and thought are common to all climates and civilizations. The sky, the woods, the waters, the storms, life, death lo... ...far that the young man, though used to diving and swimming long distances underwater, had well-nigh yielded to the fearful need of air, and sucked i...

...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 February 1832. When ?The Atlantic Monthly? was begun, tw...

... Ashes The Pulpit and the Pew Medical Essays Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever Currents and Counter-currents in Medical Science Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Medical Science Scholastic and Bedside Teaching The Medical Profession in Massachusetts The Young Practitioner Medical Libraries Some of My Early Teachers...

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UFO Files

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...alleged military and government cover-up conspiracies. In 2008, a following series called UFO Hunters premiered on the same channe... ... Some of the scientists and experts that have been interviewed in the series are: Dennis Balthasar – ufologi... ...from Disclosure Paul Davids – television, science fiction writer and director Frank Drake – astrophy... ... Geoffrey A. Landis – MIT professor, scientist and science fiction writer Dr. Roger K. Leir – podiatric surge... ... – from the military reporting guideline "JANAP-146", to a curious chapter in a FEMA disaster guide on what to do in case of a UFO crash. ... ...ancient ruins, artifacts, and texts that may hold evidence that past human civilizations may have been contacted by or had close encounters with extra... ...ova Scotia incident where a UFO was reportedly seen entering and traveling underwater which alerted a nearby U.S./Canadian submarine base. ... ...ancient ruins, artifacts, and texts that may hold evidence that past human civilizations may have been contacted by or had close encounters with extra... ...ova Scotia incident where a UFO was reportedly seen entering and traveling underwater which alerted a nearby U.S./Canadian submarine base. ...

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World Ebook Library's Selected Works of Holmes

By: Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

...HOLMES, SR. Author: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR. Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyrig... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ... The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever Currents and Counter-currents in Medical Science Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Med... ...are to them! Well, life would be nothing without paper-credit and other fictions; so let them pass current. Don't steal their chips; don't punct... ..., after all, here is a great fact between us. We belong to two different civilizations, and, until we recognize what separates us, we are talking l... ...withstanding his robust, hearty individuality. This confronting of two civilizations is always a grand sensation to me; it is like cutting throug... ... The grandest objects of sense and thought are common to all climates and civilizations. The sky, the woods, the waters, the storms, life, death lo... ...far that the young man, though used to diving and swimming long distances underwater, had well-nigh yielded to the fearful need of air, and sucked i...

...THE interruption referred to in the first sentence of the first of these papers was just a quarter of a century in duration. Two articles entitled ?The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table? will be found in the ?New England Magazine,? formerly published in Bo...

... Ashes The Pulpit and the Pew Medical Essays Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever Currents and Counter-currents in Medical Science Border Lines of Knowledge in Some Provinces of Medical Science Scholastic and Bedside Teaching The Medical Profession in Massachusetts The Young Practitioner Medical Libraries Some of My Early Teachers A Me...

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Three Laws of Robotics

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... Three Laws of Robotics by Isaac Asimov (in culture) Tilden's Laws of Robotics by Mark Tilden... ..., also known as Shelnutt's Laws) are a set of rules devised by the science fiction author Isaac Asimov. The rules were introduced in his 1942 short st... ...ised by the science fiction author Isaac Asimov. The rules were introduced in his 1942 short story "Runaround", although they had been foreshadowed in... ...form an organizing principle and unifying theme for Asimov's robotic-based fiction, appearing in his Robot series, the stories linked to it, and his L... ...principle and unifying theme for Asimov's robotic-based fiction, appearing in his Robot series, the stories linked to it, and his Lucky Starr series o... ...eries, the stories linked to it, and his Lucky Starr series of young-adult fiction. The Laws are incorporated into almost all of the positronic robots... ... robots had taken responsibility for government of whole planets and human civilizations, Asimov also added a fourth, or zeroth law, to precede the ot... ... Swarm Underwater ...

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Jimmie Higgins

By: Upton Sinclair

... Title: JIMMIE HIGGINS Author: UPTON SINCLAIR Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyr... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ..........................39 CHAPTER VIII. JIMMIE HIGGINS PUTS HIS FOOT IN IT ............................................................45 CHA... ...urian Lakes; so it went, until the minds of men reeled. They saw empires and civilizations crumbling before their eyes, all those certainties upon whi... ... men were busy, and the wireless buzzed its warnings of the movements of the underwater foe. The U−boats had not yet got a transport, but they had mad...

...Excerpt: And Lizzie fell silent; for she too had learned much in three years and a half of married life. She had learned that working men?s wives seldom get all they would like in this world; also that to have a propagandist for a husband is not the worst fate that may befall. After all...

...25 -- Chapter VI. JIMMIE HIGGINS GOES TO JAIL, 31 -- Chapter VII. JIMMIE HIGGINS DALLIES WITH CUPID, 39 -- Chapter VIII. JIMMIE HIGGINS PUTS HIS FOOT IN IT, 45 -- Chapter IX. JIMMIE HIGGINS RETURNS TO NATURE, 51 -- Chapter X. JIMMIE HIGGINS MEETS THE OWNER, 54 -- Chapter XI. JIMMIE HIGGINS FACES THE WAR, 59 -- Chapter XII. JIMMIE HIGGINS MEETS A PATRIOT, 63 -- Chapter XIII...

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Excavation (archaeology)

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...Excavations at the site of Gran Dolina, in the Atapuerca Mountains, Spain, 2008 ... ...nta Ana (Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain) In archaeology, excavation is the exposure, processing and recording of arc... ... Trial excavations and evaluations in development led archaeology 4.1.1 ... ...th millennium BC, in a relatively small number of technologically advanced civilizations. In contrast, Homo sapiens has existed for at least 200,000 y... ...d other species of Homo for millions of years (see Human evolution). These civilizations are, not coincidentally, the best-known; they are open to the... ...eties. This view is often espoused in works of popular fiction, such as Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Mummy, and King Solomon's Min... ...onents (see Pseudoarchaeology, below). However, these endeavours, real and fictional, are not representative of modern archaeology ... ... Underwater ...

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Jimmie Higgins

By: Upton Sinclair

... Title: JIMMIE HIGGINS Author: UPTON SINCLAIR Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyr... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...II. JIMMIE HIGGINS DALLIES WITH CUPID VIII. JIMMIE HIGGINS PUTS HIS FOOT IN IT IX. JIMMIE HIGGINS RETURNS TO NATURE X. JIMMIE HIGGINS MEETS ... ...ian Lakes; so it went, until the minds of men reeled. They saw empires and civilizations crumbling before their eyes, all those certainties upon wh... ...men were busy, and the wireless buzzed its warnings of the movements of the underwater foe. The U-boats had not yet got a transport, but they had ma...

...?Jimmie,? said Lizzie, ?couldn?t we go see the pictures?? and Jimmie set down the saucer of hot coffee which he was in the act of adjusting to his mouth, and stared at his wife. He did not say anything; in three years and a half as a married man he had learned that one does not always say everything that comes into one?s mind. But he medit...

... IT RICH V. JIMMIE HIGGINS HELPS THE KAISER VI. JIMMIE HIGGINS GOES TO JAIL VII. JIMMIE HIGGINS DALLIES WITH CUPID VIII. JIMMIE HIGGINS PUTS HIS FOOT IN IT IX. JIMMIE HIGGINS RETURNS TO NATURE X. JIMMIE HIGGINS MEETS THE OWNER XI. JIMMIE HIGGINS FACES THE WAR XII. JIMMIE HIGGINS MEETS A PATRIOT XIII. JIMMIE HIGGINS DODGES TROUBLE XIV. JIMMIE HIGGINS TAKES THE ROAD XV. JIMM...

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One Thousand and One Nights

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...h) is a collection of West and South Asian stories and folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. It is often known in English as th... ...rabic, Persian, Indian, Egyptian and Mesopotamian folklore and literature. In particular, many tales were originally folk stories from the Caliphate e... ...rsian work Hazār Afsān (Persian: هزار افسان‎, lit. A Thousand Tales) which in turn relied partly on Indian elements.[2] What is co... ... Unreliable narrator 3.8 Crime fiction elements 3.9 Horror fict... ...ements 3.10 Fantasy and science fiction elements 3.11 The Arabic... ...ights.[44] An example of this is the tale of "The Three Apples" (see Crime fiction elements below). Fate and destiny ... ...rman", the protagonist Abdullah the Fisherman gains the ability to breathe underwater and discovers an underwater society that is portrayed as an inve... ...hat is portrayed as an inverted reflection of society on land, in that the underwater society follows a form of primitive communism where concepts lik... ... societies dominated by women, lost ancient technologies, advanced ancient civilizations that went astray, and catastrophes which overwhelmed them.[68...

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Iran, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

... COUNTRY STUDY Author: FEDERAL RESEARCH DIVISION Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyr... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...............................................................78 Social Class in Contemporary Iran ..................................................... ...n as it borrowed, absorbed, and transformed elements from other cultures and civilizations. Although Alexander the Great brought the Achaemenid Empire... ...n as it borrowed, absorbed, and transformed elements from other cultures and civilizations. Although Alexander the Great brought the Achaemenid Empire... ... the Republic is The Reign of the Ayatollahs by Shaul Bakhash. A fascinating fictionalized account of how the secularized classes have reacted to the ... ...Ganaveh (about forty kilometers northeast of Khark on the Gulf) before going underwater, Ganaveh replaced Khark as the western terminus of the oil shu... ... that had been banned under the shah. Virtually no new works of contemporary fiction, however, have appeared in print. All radio and television broadc...

...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 lis...

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Atlantis

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...Athanasius Kircher's map of Atlantis, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. From Mundus Subterraneus 1669, publish... ...the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. From Mundus Subterraneus 1669, published in Amsterdam. The map is oriented with south at the top. ... ... Commentaries The Academy in Athens Socratic problem ... ... Atlantis (Ancient Greek: Ἀτλαντὶς νῆσος, "island of Atlas") is a fictional island mentioned within an allegory on the hubris of nations in P... ...tis has become a byword for any and all supposed advanced prehistoric lost civilizations and continues to inspire contemporary fiction, from comic boo... ...anced prehistoric lost civilizations and continues to inspire contemporary fiction, from comic books to films. While present-day p... ...d by an account of the creations and structure of the universe and ancient civilizations. In the introduction, Socrates muses about the perfect societ... ...s in Mayanism, and like them attempted to establish that all known ancient civilizations were descended from Atlantis, which he saw as a technological... ...i Monument Bimini Road Underwater geography: Atlantis in...

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America's War for Humanity

By: Thomas Herbert Russell

... WAR FOR HUMANITY Author: THOMAS HERBERT RUSSELL Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyr... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... .................................20 WHY WE WENT TO WAR. German Propaganda in the United States and ........................................22 C... ...hich life must have flowed in a few great spurts of blood. And here it is no fiction about the ground being soaked with gore. One can see it,—coagulat... ...ses it has not been established whether the damage was inflicted by mines or underwater boats. Sixteen of the twenty−nine vessels were British trawler... ...y which would flourish at the expense of the various individual cultures and civilizations.” INVASION OF AUSTRIA Italy promptly threw an army across t...

...e. The German army and navy ceased to be a menace to the civilized world?and all civilization rejoiced with an exceeding great joy. Remarkable events in the world?s history followed with amazing rapidity, and are duly recorded in all their interesting details in these pages. The flight and abdication of the Kaiser; the abject surrender of the German high seas fleet and sub...

... FOR ACTION, 14 -- PRESIDENT WILSON'S WAR ADDRESS. CHALLENGE TO ALL, 15 -- Chapter I. WHY WE WENT TO WAR, 20 -- WHY WE WENT TO WAR. German Propaganda in the United States and, 22 -- Chapter II. UNITED STATES ENTERS THE WAR, 25 -- Chapter III. AMERICANS AT CHATEAU THIERRY, 62 -- Chapter IV, 69 -- Chapter V, 75 -- Chapter VI. CAUSES OF THE WAR. National and Race Prejudices?,...

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Metallic dragon

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... Metallic dragon is a classification of dragon found in the role playing game Dungeons & Dragons. In thi... ...ity of good-aligned dragons and metallic dragons, and currently the only known Platinum dragon in existence. Metallic dragons have played a large role... ...Publication history The classification of "metallic dragons" was used in the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons second edition M... ... exceptional abilities as a swimmer, the entrance to a bronze dragon's lair is quite naturally underwater, and often disguised with seaweed and coral.... ...en a lavatory. Many gold dragons even have a glass-walled observatory, especially if they live underwater. Combat-wise, gold drago... ...m dragon Orium dragons live in jungles and rainforests in the ruins of past civilizations. They command lesser beings to rebuild th... ... Categories Articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction from March 2011 All artic... ...from March 2011 All articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction Dungeons & Dragons articl... ... Dungeons & Dragons articles that need to differentiate between fact and fiction Articles needing addition...

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American Military History

...Y Title: AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyr... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...............................149 Chapter 14. WINNING THE WEST, THE ARMY IN THE INDIAN WARS, 1865−1890 ..............159 Chapter 15. EMERGENC... ...close. The Northern Plains All of the elements of the clash of red and white civilizations were present in the events leading to final subjugation of ... ...tes agreed not to conduct nuclear explosions in space, in the atmosphere, or underwater; underground explosions were permissible as long as no radioac... ...lluminate the essential truths of our profession in memorable ways, but that fictionalized accounts of warfare can often provide a unique and broad pe... ...'s All Quiet on the Western Front and Forester's The General, masterworks of fiction, cut through the confusion of the Great War with unequaled precis...

...Excerpt: In describing military operations through the Civil War the contributors have pointed out, more that in later chapters, the application (or violation) of the principles of war that are discussed in the introductory chapter. I...

...ter 12. THE CIVIL WAR, 1864?1865, 139 -- Chapter 13. DARKNESS AND LIGHT. THE INTERWAR YEARS, 1865?1898, 149 -- Chapter 14. WINNING THE WEST, THE ARMY IN THE INDIAN WARS, 1865?1890, 159 -- Chapter 15. EMERGENCE TO WORLD POWER, 1898?1902, 169 -- Chapter 16. TRANSITION AND CHANGE, 1902?1917, 182 -- Chapter 17. WORLD WAR I: THE FIRST THREE YEARS, 190 -- WORLD WAR I:, 203 -- Ch...

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Back to Methuselah

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...onsists of a preface (An Infidel Half Century) and a series of five plays: In the Beginning: B.C. 4004 (In the Garden of Eden), The Gospel of the Brot... ..., published simultaneously by Constable (London) and Brentano's (New York) in 1921, and first performed in the United States in 1922 by the New York T... ... by the New York Theatre Guild at the old Garrick Theatre (New York) and, in Britain, at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1923.Holroyd, Michael, B... ...uries in order to acquire the wisdom and experience needed to make complex civilizations functional. Conrad has published their conclusions in a book... ...should welcome a visiting American who has invented a method for breathing underwater. Barnabas goes to meet the American inventor, who wants to use ... ...es the plays as "a masterpiece of wishful thinking" and calls them science fiction.Holroyd, Michael, Bernard Shaw: The One-Volume Definitive Edition P... ...k, 1997) Methuselah is said to be Shaw's only real engagement with science fiction. Shaw uses science fictioneering in Methuselah to add plausibility ... ... of Shaw's last plays, Farfetched Fables (1950) also classifies as science fiction.Farfetched Fables, Bernard Shaw: Complete Plays and Prefaces, Vol. ...

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The 2002 Cia World Fact Book

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... 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK Author: US GOVERNMENT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyrig... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ... Introduction Aruba Background: Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. The island's economy ha... ... Introduction Mexico Background: The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before a... ...eru Background: Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by ... ...limate: tropical Terrain: atoll of three coral islands built up on an underwater volcano; central lagoon is former crater, islands are part of t...

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Robot

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... Articulated welding robots used in a factory, a type of industrial robot. ... ...tion of BigDog (pictured), was clocked as the world's fastest legged robot in 2012, beating the record set by an MIT bipedal robot in 1989.[1] ... ... or semi-autonomous and range from humanoids such as Honda's Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility (ASIMO) and TOSY's TOSY Ping Pong Playing Robot (TOP... ...ities of robot autonomy and potential repercussions have been addressed in fiction and may be a realistic concern in the future. ... ...es of many cultures around the world. Engineers and inventors from ancient civilizations, including Ancient China,[10] Ancient Greece, and Ptolemaic E... ...cs Robots Words originating in fiction ... ... Science fiction ... ... Swarm Underwater ... ... Service robots of different varieties including medical robots, underwater robots, surveillance robots, demolition robots and other types o...

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The World Fact Book 2000

By: The United States Central Intelligence Agency (Cia)

... FACTBOOK 2000 Author: THE UNITED STATES (CIA) Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyrig... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ...The World Factbook 2000 TABLE OF CONTENTS Countries are listed in alphabetical order. Notes and appendixes follow the country listings. ... ...ICO @Mexico:Introduction Background: The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before a... ... Climate: tropical Terrain: atoll of three coral islands built up on an underwater volcano; central lagoon is former crater, islands are part of t...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Countries are listed in alphabetical order. Notes and appendixes follow the country listings. Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Arctic Ocean Argentina Armenia Aruba Ashmore and Carti...

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Archaeology

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... Archaeology, or archeology,[1] is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material cu... ...s, it can be considered to be both a social science and a humanity,[2] and in the United States it is thought of as a branch of anthropology,[3] altho... ...he United States it is thought of as a branch of anthropology,[3] although in Europe it is viewed as a separate discipline. Archae... ...in the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Regional survey in underwater archaeology uses geophysical or remote sensing devices such as m... ...19.  ^ Kenneth W. Harl. "Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor". Retrieved November 23, 2012.  ... ... ^ Hall, E. T. (1970). Survey techniques in underwater archaeology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of ... ...ed 29 December 2011.  ^ Time Life Lost Civilizations series: Ramses II: Magnificence on the Nile (1993) ... ... Underwater ... ...19.  ^ Kenneth W. Harl. "Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor". Retrieved November 23, 2012.  ...

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Zoids

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...The various anime series, comics, manga books and video games all serve as tie-in media products for the franchise, to expand both consumer base and f... ...s There have been a number of different Zoids model lines over the years, both in Japan and other countries. Between these lines, over 200 different d... ...sed, some several times over. Mechabonica The predecessors to Zoids. Released in 1982, Mechabonica was technically not a Zoids line, but is counted a... ...was the first kit to be released in the new line. Overview Zoids Zoids are fictional mechanical life-forms, found on the planet Zi. A Zoid is esse... ...a proper ongoing story, with the creators wanting to appeal to fans of science fiction and animation. The two nations' conflict turned into an ongoi... ...ess. Many cities were destroyed as they were swallowed in large areas, sinking underwater. This was known as "Gods' Fury." Before this large series o... ...was known as "Gods' Fury." Before this large series of natural disasters, all civilizations were at their peak. All were destroyed by the disasters, ... ...y meaningful form. Survivors of the disasters gathered together and formed new civilizations; these groups searched for Zoids that are buried undergro...

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Bolo (tank)

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...nk. They were first imagined by Keith Laumer, and have since been featured in science fiction novels and short story anthologies by him and others. D... ...re first imagined by Keith Laumer, and have since been featured in science fiction novels and short story anthologies by him and others. Description ... ...ion novels and short story anthologies by him and others. Description and fictional history In the future timeline, early models were simply superhea... ...rt story anthologies by him and others. Description and fictional history In the future timeline, early models were simply superheavy tanks controlle... ...or a human crew through automation. However, as the programming increased in complexity, Bolos became more effective at mimicking intelligence, and i... ...mer's future history, the first Bolo was developed in the year 2000 by the fictional Bolo Division of General Motors. As humanity spread beyond Earth... ...ilities intended to address virtually any combat situation, from operating underwater to engaging enemy units in land, sea, air and even space - the M... ...actic Core and then rapidly expanded, destroying or conquering the organic civilizations they encountered. Their motivations are not well understood, ...

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Alexandria

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... Location in Egypt Coordinates: ... ... Residential neighborhood in Alexandria ... ... Fishing in Alexandria ... ...the would-be excavator in Alexandria: lack of space for excavation and the underwater location of some areas of interest. ... ...tidal waves, leading to gradual subsidence in the 4th century AD.[30] This underwater section, containing many of the most interesting sections of the... ...explored in 1992 and is still being extensively investigated by the French underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio and his team.[31] It raised a noted ... ...fellow, and Keith Miller have used Alexandria as a setting for speculative fiction. History ... ... Memoirs Out of Egypt (1994; fictionalized description of family history in Alexandria) by André Aciman.... ... ^ ^ Time Life Lost Civilizations series: Ramses II: Magnificence on the Nile (1993)p. 56-57 ...

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List of Russian scientists

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... as the people who were born elsewhere but spent most of their active life in Russia. Contents ... ... literary language by combining Old Church Slavonic with vernacular tongue in his early grammar; influenced Russian poetry through his odes ... ...d rammed earth technology for northern climate and built the Priory Palace in Gatchina, pioneered HVAC technology, invented carton-pierre ... ...ia, author of the comprehensive Geology of Siberia and two popular science fiction novels, Plutonia and Sannikov Land Peter S... ...rdashev, astrophysicist, inventor of Kardashev scale for ranking the space civilizations Isaak Khalatnikov, an author of the ... ...dern naval mining Konstantin Khrenov, inventor of underwater welding Alexei Krylov, inventor of gyro... ...and electric boat Konstantin Khrenov, inventor of underwater welding Dmitry Lachinov, inventor ofele... ...rdashev, astrophysicist, inventor of Kardashev scale for ranking the space civilizations Isaak Khalatnikov, an author of the ... ...dern naval mining Konstantin Khrenov, inventor of underwater welding Alexei Krylov, inventor of gyro...

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Liminality

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...2007; cf. .) is the quality of ambiguity or disorientation that occurs in the middle stage of rituals, when participants no longer hold their pre... ...ch the ritual establishes. The concept of liminality was first developed in the early 20th century by anthropologist Arnold van Gennep and later t... ...Gennep and later taken up by Victor Turner ."Liminality and Communitas", in "The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure" (New Brunswick: Aldin... ...er groups (cohorts or villages), whole societies, and possibly even entire civilizations.Thomassen 2009, 16 The following chart summarizes the differe... ...essentially a time of uncertainty which, most importantly, involved entire civilizations. Seeing as liminal periods are both destructive and construct... ...ther region of the night'.Costello 2002, 158. The title of the television fiction series The Twilight Zone makes reference to this, describing it... ...lar culture celebrities . The category could also hypothetically and in fiction include cyborg s, hybrids between two species, shapeshifter s.... ...ild duck and swan are cases in point...intermediate creatures that combine underwater activity and the bird flight with an intermediate, terrestrial l...

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Massage

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...e and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neur... ...σσω (massō) "to handle, touch, to work with the hands, to knead dough".[6] In distinction the ancient Greek word for massage was anatripsis,[7] and th... ...rs, elbows, knees, forearm, feet, or a massage device. In professional settings massage involves the client being treated while ly... ... Archaeological evidence of massage has been found in many ancient civilizations including China, India, Japan, Korea, Egypt, Rome, Greece, an... ...in Electrotherapy, and Hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy includes: Kneipp, Wraps, underwater Massage, therapeutic washing, Sauna and Steambath. A small part ... ... Nudity in science fiction ...

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List of Russian people

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...The Millennium of Russia monument in Veliky Novgorod, featuring the statues and reliefs of the most celebrate... ... Novgorod, featuring the statues and reliefs of the most celebrated people in the first 1000 years of Russian history. ... ...well as people who were born elsewhere but spent most of their active life in Russia. For more information, see the articles Rossiyane, Russians and D... ...l Asia, wrote the comprehensive Geology of Siberia and two popular science fiction and travel novels, Plutonia and Sannikov Land ... ... Peace Prize winner Vladimir Simonov, inventor of underwater assault rifle Fedor Tokarev, designer o... ...and electric boat Konstantin Khrenov, inventor of underwater welding Alexander Lodygin, one of the i... ...ia, author of the comprehensive Geology of Siberia and two popular science fiction novels, Plutonia and Sannikov Land Peter S... ...rdashev, astrophysicist, inventor of Kardashev scale for ranking the space civilizations Isaak Khalatnikov, an author of the ... ... of Winter Boris Akunin, famous for his detective fiction, author of The Diamond Chariot Sholem Alei...

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List of University of Pennsylvania people

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...f notable faculty, alumni and scholars of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Staff Administrators Fa... ...nance and Economics Roger Allen - Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Rev. John Andrews (clergyman) -Professor of Moral Philosophy... ... Janice R. Bellace - Deputy Provost and Director of the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business Jean Bennett - Pioneer in the field... ...ene Therapy. Led one of the first successful clinical gene therapy trials in the world. Charles Bernstein - Donald T. Regan Professor of English, pr... ... Chair of the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at George Washington University, and Director of the GWU Ca... ...tended) Alfred Bester : Recipient of the first Hugo Award for a Science Fiction Novel : The Demolished Man (1953), Science Fiction Grand Mast... ...an J. Lambertsen : Inventor of the US Navy frogmen 's rebreathers for underwater breathing—the first device to be called " SCUBA " Robert Lanza :...

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List of Chinese inventions

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...lock and movable type). The list below contains these and other inventions in China attested by archaeology or history. The histor... ... known by the Han Dynasty (202 BC–AD 220). A sophisticated economic system in imperial China gave birth to inventions such as paper money during the S... ...t rudder, premodern Chinese sailors sailed as far as East Africa.[2][3][4] In water-powered clockworks, the premodern Chinese had used the escapement ... ...se tongyou.[530] U Underwater salvage operation: In 219 BC, Qin Shihuang (r. 221–210 BC) assem... ...ombs depict the salvage attempt.[531] In the 11th century AD, a successful underwater salvage operation in Song China (960–1279) would employ the use ... ... 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2009-03-27.  ^ "Civilizations in Africa: The Iron Age South of the Sahara". Washington Stat... ...6). From Deluge to Discourse: Myth, History, and the Generation of Chinese Fiction. New York: State University of New York Press. ISBN 0-7914-3034-0. ... ...se tongyou.[530] U Underwater salvage operation: In 219 BC, Qin Shihuang (r. 221–210 BC) assem... ... 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2009-03-27.  ^ "Civilizations in Africa: The Iron Age South of the Sahara". Washington Stat...

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List of Science Ninja Team Gatchaman episodes

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...This article is a list of episodes from the television show Science Ninja Team Gatchaman in order by air date.[1] ... ... The Science Ninja Team receives Nambu's orders, unites in the "God Phoenix", and flies off right away to a missile-l... ...embers. Elsewhere, the commander of the mecha tells Bergu Kattse, the second-in-command of Galactor, of the Science Ninja Team's existence... ...ant-shaped mecha take off. Reddo Imparus and the God Phoenix drive the ant mecha into an underwater tunnel. Collecting the sunlight with a mirror buil... ... of the moving red sand. It is said that the red sand burns forever and that it can make civilizations grow, as well as destroy them. Ken asks the Eld... ... CS1 Japanese-language sources (ja) Lists of science fiction television series episodes Gatc...

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