Other Men's Flowers

An Anthology of Poetry
Author: Archibald Percival Wavell Earl of Wavell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English poetry
Page: 432
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Other Men's Flowers

An Anthology of Poetry
Author: Archibald Percival Wavell Earl of Wavell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English poetry
Page: 432
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milk and honey - milch und honig


Author: Rupi Kaur
Publisher: Lago
ISBN: 3957620880
Category: Fiction
Page: 208
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Überleben ist das große Thema von milk and honey - milch und honig. Die lyrischen und prosaischen Texte im Mega-Bestseller aus den USA drehen sich um die Erfahrungen, die Frauen mit Gewalt, Verlust, Missbrauch, Liebe und Feminismus gemacht haben. Jedes der vier Kapitel dient einem anderen Zweck, beschäftigt sich mit einem anderen Schmerz, heilt eine andere Wunde. milk and honey - milch und honig führt seine Leser durch die bittersten Momente im Leben einer Frau und gibt Trost. Denn Trost lässt sich überall finden, wenn man es nur zulässt.

Doing Nutrition Differently

Critical Approaches to Diet and Dietary Intervention
Author: Dr Allison Hayes-Conroy,Dr Jessica Hayes-Conroy
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472404351
Category: Science
Page: 324
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'Hegemonic nutrition' is produced and proliferated by a wide variety of social institutions such as mainstream nutrition science, clinical nutrition as well as those less classically linked such as life science/agro-food companies, the media, family, education, religion and the law. The collective result is an approach to and practice of nutrition that alleges not only one single, clear-cut and consented-upon set of rules for 'healthy eating,' but also tacit criteria for determining individual fault, usually some combination of lack of education, motivation, and unwillingness to comply. Offering a collection of critical, interdisciplinary replies and responses to the matter of 'hegemonic nutrition' this book presents contributions from a wide variety of perspectives; nutrition professionals and lay people, academics and activists, adults and youth, indigenous, Chicana/o, Latina/o, Environmentalist, Feminist and more. The critical commentary collectively asks for a different, more attentive, and more holistic practice of nutrition. Most importantly, this volume demonstrates how this 'new' nutrition is actually already being performed in small ways across the American continent. In doing so, the volume empowers diverse knowledges, histories, and practices of nutrition that have been marginalized, re-casts the objectives of dietary intervention, and most broadly, attempts to revolutionize the way that nutrition is done.

Never Again

Britain 1945-1951
Author: Peter Hennessy
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141929324
Category: History
Page: 592
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The first volume of Hennessy's postwar history of Britain concerns an age dominated by the shadow of war. With the beginnings of the Cold War, the foundations of the new Europe and the granting of independence of former colonies, Britain was forced to negotiate a new place in the world. It was also a time of rationing and of rebuilding, marked by the founding of the NHS and the welfare state. This comprehensive history embraces both high politics and everyday experience. It recreates the mood of the time and tells us where people lived, how they worked and what they wore.

The Columbia Granger's Guide to Poetry Anthologies


Author: William A. Katz,Linda Sternberg Katz,Esther Crain
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231101042
Category: Poetry
Page: 440
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Reference guide to poetry anthologies with descriptions and evaluations of each anthology.

Archibald Wavell

The Life and Times of an Imperial Servant
Author: Adrian Fort
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407092936
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 512
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Archibald Wavell was born a few years before Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and died shortly after the end of the Second World War (1883-1950). During that time the country in which he was born and brought up in changed beyond recognition, undergoing a fundamental revision in the attitudes, expectations, prejudices and hopes of the British people. His life epitomises that of a generation of famous men whose education and upbringing equipped them for a future that was to prove an illusion. At seventeen, Archibald Wavell joined the army and as a young officer saw action in the Boer War and on the North West Frontier.In the Great War, he was often close to the greatest generals in the British Army; he fought in the trenches, was decorated for bravery and lost an eye. Between the wars his career included command of troops attempting to keep the peace in Palestine as revolt engulfed the country. His victorious campaigns early in the Second World War attracted a blaze of public admiration and renown; but he also tasted defeat and rejection, both in Africa and from 1941 as commander-in-chief of Allied forces in India, wilting before the Japanese onslaught in Burma and Singapore. In 1943 he was appointed Viceroy of India, where he took on the task of guiding that country's destiny as it crossed the brink of Empire into the turmoil of independence.

Of Tapestry, Time and Tears


Author: Carol Morgan
Publisher: Carol Morgan
ISBN: 145642792X
Category: Fiction
Page: 712
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"Those who do not learn from the lessons of history are condemned to repeat them.” George Santayana's law of repetitive consequences is applicable not only in the context of history, but also in people's lives. It is the underlying theme of the novel Of Tapestry, Time and Tears. Of Tapestry, Time and Tears is an epic story of a woman's journey of painful self-discovery and her participation in the historical events of the twentieth century—the Depression, World War II, India's Partition, and ultimately, 9/11. Edwina Kleberg is defined by her German and Irish immigrant parents and her life in the Texas Hill Country during the Depression and pre-war years of the 1930's. As a female writer in the predominately male world of journalism, she is a unique observer to the myriad of hateful global changes through her work as a war correspondent in Italy, but meets an Indian soldier who not only saves her life at the battle of Monte Cassino, but piques her interest about India's impending break from British rule. Her ultimate assignment takes her to 1946 India. Against the dramatic backdrop of India's Independence and the violent cruelties of Partition, Edwina commits a series of poor choices, including a tragically poignant romance, all of which transforms her from a naïve egotistical young writer into a mature woman committed to saving the orphans of Delhi. Upon her return to Texas, she is faced with personal demons of loneliness, purposelessness, and alcoholism which miraculously results in her greatest blessing—just as Baba, her beloved sadhu predicted. Each of the characters woven through the story mirrors the complexities of life and how we are permanently affected by the historical era into which we are born. From Rajil Chaudhary, an emotionally tortured man trapped between the modern world of the west and the rigidity of India's culture, Baba, the colorful sadhu, who guides Edwina through her problems with his rich metaphorical lessons, Nikolai Petrov, the Russian journalist who surreptitiously struggles against the Cold War, Gordon Winchcomb, the hard-edged entrepreneur who secretly believes in the noble magic of Don Quixote to Carl T. Bunch, the Texas rancher hiding a painful secret behind his wild, alcohol-fueled antics—all of the characters are fresh, psychologically complex, and symbolic of life's difficult choices.

Anatomie eines Soldaten


Author: Harry Parker
Publisher: Benevento
ISBN: 3710950104
Category: Fiction
Page: 240
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45 Gegenstände, 1 unvergessliche Geschichte Captain Tom Barnes leitet einen Einsatz der britischen Armee, als er auf eine Landmine tritt. Zwei einheimische Jungen werden in den Konflikt hineingezogen, kaum ahnend, was dort geschieht. Auf allen Seiten verändert Gewalt das Leben von Grund auf. In diesem ungewöhnlichen Roman erzählen die Gegenstände des Krieges: Turnschuhe, Soldatenstiefel, Helm, ein paar Dollar, eine Drohne, ein Fahrrad, ein militärischer Orden, ein Glas Bier, eine Schneeflocke, medizinisches Gerät und eine Landmine. Anatomie eines Soldaten ist bewegend, aufwühlend und visionär: über den Krieg, tiefe Wunden und das Überleben. "Eine Tour de Force. In seinem brillanten und verführerischen Roman entblößt Harry Parker die geheimen Kräfte des Krieges. Diese Seiten sind gefährlich, aber sie enthalten Mitgefühl und Trauer. Man kann sich nur wundern, dass Menschen sich das gegenseitig antun. Der Krieg wird hier durch die Lupe betrachtet, aber ist doch völlig real." Nadeem Aslam

An Anthology of Chartist Poetry

Poetry of the British Working Class, 1830s-1850s
Author: Peter Scheckner
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838633458
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 353
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Chartist poetry was written by and for workers. In contrast with the portrayal of workers by mainstream Victorian writers, Chartist verse is intellectual, complex, and socially conscious and reflects an international outlook.

Women Writers of Traditional China

An Anthology of Poetry and Criticism
Author: Kang-i Sun Chang,Haun Saussy,Charles Yim-tze Kwong
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804732314
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 891
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The book also includes an extended section of criticism by and about women writers.

Bartleby


Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 3736874618
Category: Fiction
Page: 63
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Das Werk "Bartleby der Schreiber" ist der deutsche Titel der amerikanischen Erzählung "Bartleby the Scrivener" von Herman Melville. Es ist das erste Werk, das Melville nach Moby Dick schrieb, und wurde zunächst 1853 in "Putnam's Monthly Magazine" veröffentlicht und dann 1856 in die "Piazza Tales" aufgenommen. Viele Kritiker sehen in ihr die beste Erzählung Melvilles und sie wird manchmal mit "Der Mantel" von Gogol verglichen. Sie weist aber auch auf das 20. Jahrhundert, vor allem auf Kafka, voraus.

The Wild God of the World

An Anthology of Robinson Jeffers
Author: Robinson Jeffers,Albert Gelpi
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804745925
Category: Poetry
Page: 204
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An intense collection of poems from the great Western poet surveys the writer's work and features revealing statements about his poetics and philosophy. Simultaneous. (Poetry)

A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language

In which Not Only the Meaning of Every Word is Explained, and the Sound of Every Syllable Distinctly Shown, But, where Words are Subject to Different Pronunciations, the Reasons for Each are Duly Considered, and the Best Pronunciation is Selected
Author: John Walker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English language
Page: 413
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