The Story of the Other Wise Man

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Dubois, we find an early attempt to theorize the position of African-Americans within dominant white culture through his concept of "double consciousness," a dual identity including both "American" and "Negro." It should be noted, too, many of these titles are older, and some may no longer be available to purchase. Enter the book title within the "Get Permission" search field. Langum, Sr. founded The Langum Initiative for Historical Literature in 2001, which soon became The Langum Charitable Trust, out of a conviction that too many historians today write only for each other’s reading and not for the general public.

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Sixth Covenant (Library Edition) (A.D. Chronicles)

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Imagine her horror when she discovers that she’s to be “delivered,” too–as bride to an uncouth miner! I loved "Little Women" (the sister I identified most with was, of course, Jo). But that’s not your job as a novelist. Delphine is self-conscious about being the tallest girl in her sixth grade class, her uncle Darnell returns from Vietnam a damaged man, her pa has a new girlfriend, and Big Ma is stricter than ever. That is learning for a lifetime—the true meaning of being literate.

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Heart's Safe Passage: A Novel (The Midwives)

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However, if a story requires significant departure from known human history, one ought to rethink one's purpose. It’s a place of privilege and comfort for the rich, but one of heartache and struggle for the poor. In Germany, the Sturm und Drang period of the late 18th century merges into a Classicist and Romantic period, epitomized by the long era of Goethe 's activity, covering the first third of the century. Follows the exploits of a Boston-born Confederate Officer during the American Civil War.

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A Legion of Honor: A Novel

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A popular children’s song is “Pen pen de sarapen,” which is sung while the child’s fingers are spread and counted. When James II died in 1701, many Non-jurors ended their opposition to William, (as Daniel Defoe urged them to do), but others held out on the grounds that their allegiance had been sworn to "James and his rightful heirs." Before exploring the historical truths, it is important that some of the well-known tales, myths and legends are brought into the light.... [tags: Analysis, The Knights of the Round Table] Pocahontas: Fact Or Fiction - While popular and widely watched the movie Pocahontas is an innaccurate portrail of a signifigant historical event.

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When Love Blooms

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Ibn Zaydan, `Abd al-Rahman, As'ilat al-masrah al-`Arabi, Casablanca: Dar al- Thaqafah, 1987. --------------------------, Kitab al-takris fi al-masrah al-Maghribi, Al-Dar Al-bayda': Ifriqiya al-Sharq, 1985. --------------------------, Min al-Masrah al-Maghribi, Meknes: Matba`at Sawt Meknes, 1978. Ralston’s tale is one of pure determination and the will to survive. Based on the life of Haiti's first emperor. It tells the story of how Norwegian children smuggled gold bullion past the Nazis to a freighter bound for Baltimore.

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The Hope Within (Heirs of Montana #4)

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Not only would using accurate language make my story unnecessarily pendantic and cumbersome, but many seventeenth-century words and phrases don’t translate readily today. Obviously, this is a subjective line in the sand and it divides some books from others based on an arbitrary time frame. Set in Ancient Rome, this series is an imaginary biography of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Rome's first and greatest politician. Literature, in the west, originated in the southern Mesopotamia region of Sumer (c. 3200) in the city of Uruk and flourished in Egypt, later in Greece (the written word having been imported there from the Phoenicians) and from there, to Rome.

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A Necessary Deception (The Daughters of Bainbridge House)

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After rereading my previous post, I can hardly believe I failed to mention Mary Renault's books. Chances are, once your student or child picks up one of these best history books for kids, he or she won't want to put it down. nemesis of the great ships -- pirates! Reader: Anton Lesser Short Review: The third Sally Lockhart mystery continues Pullman's engrossing story of a young Victorian woman, expertly read by Anton Lesser. In the post-Civil War period, James Buchanan Gillett 's Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875–1881 (1921) is a highly readable and useful personal memoir.

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Death Comes For The Archbishop

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Among them are the Agyu of the Arakan-Arumanen. the Ag Tobig nog Keboklagan (The Kingdom of Keboklagan). he gets her in the end. Yet, these women, some just young girls, dutifully headed into an alien world without the promise of survival. You need to know what your characters ate, what they wore, how they washed (did they wash?!), how they got around, where they lived and even harder to find out but equally crucial, what they thought. Sam as a teenager accidentally torches an American landmark in Amherst, Emily Dickinson’s Home and kills a young couple, Linda and David Coleman, which was up stairs in a bed.

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The Doctor: A Satilla County Novel

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SFSite enthuses: Stories of Your Life and Others abounds with examples of why Ted Chiang's stories have continued to be award winners. Rushdie’s only children’s book begins somewhere in Western Asia. While enjoying the stories of love and friendship, children can learn a great deal about how far women have come from the outdated gender roles represented throughout. In order to be able to analyze such works of literature one must start by analyzing and looking at three different parts of the text.

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Israel, My Beloved

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He remembers reading in his closet with a flashlight after bedtime so his parents would think he had gone to sleep. Years from now when your own moral sensibilities are antiquated, your book will be too. Sophocles is credited with skillfully developing irony as a literary technique, most famously in his play Oedipus the King. Recognizing that the series is really one longer story, the publisher will soon also publish the “Alaskan Quest” as a complete set. Modernism in the novel would arrive later.

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