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Reading the Gaelic Landscape

This book is a must for anyone who is interested in the Scottish Highlands and its ancient tongue. It will encourage people to read and understand the seemingly obscure Gaelic words and also provides an insight into landscape history. The text will enrich the experience of walkers, climbers, sailors, bird watchers and fishers by sketching the Gaelic context where they enjoy and pursue their interests. Outdoor enthusiasts will no long...

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German Secret Weapons of World War II

The phrase 'German Secret Weapons' immediately conjures up images of the V-1 and V-2 missiles which bombarded London in 1944. But what of the V-3 and V-4? What of Schmetterling, the Rochling shell, the Kurt bomb, the Hs293? These, and many other devices, were all part of the German secret armoury but are relatively unknown except to a handful of specialists. What of the German nuclear bomb? And the question of chemical warfare? The s...

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From Dust to Digital

Much of world's documentary heritage rests in vulnerable, little-known and often inaccessible archives. Many of these archives preserve information that may cast new light on historical phenomena and lead to their reinterpretation. But these rich collections are often at risk of being lost before the history they capture is recorded. This volume celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Endangered Archives Programme at the British Libr...

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Julien Duvivier

This book is the first ever English-language study of Julien Duvivier (1896-1967), once considered one of the world's great filmmakers. It provides new contextual and analytical readings of his films that identify his key themes and techniques, trace patterns of continuity and change, and explore critical assessments of his work over time. His career began in the silent era and ended as the French New Wave was winding down. In betwee...

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Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America

Women’s travel narratives recording journeys north and south along the eastern seaboard and west onto the Ohio frontier enhance our historical understanding of early America. Drawing extensively from primary sources, Traveling Women documents women’s role in westward settlement and emphasizes travel as a culture-building event. Susan Clair Imbarrato closely examines women’s accounts of their journeys from 1700 to 1830, including Sara...

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Mark Twain's Correspondence with Henry Huttleston Rogers, 1893-1909

This collection of correspondence between Clemens and Rogers may be thought of as a continuation of Mark Twain's Letters to His Publishers, 1867-1894, edited by Hamlin Hill. It completes the story begun there of Samuel Clemens's business affairs, especially insofar as they concern dealings with publishers; and it documents Clemens's progress from financial disaster, with the Paige typesetter and Webster & Company, to renewed pros...

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The Gross Cookbook

Do you want to gross out your friends? Do you like making people laugh? Would you like to throw the best Halloween party? This book is for you! Inside you'll find all the best recipes for foods that LOOK disgusting but are actually DELICIOUS! Pretend you're eating straight from the litter box with Cat Poop cookies Trick your friends into thinking you had a little accident while cooking with Severed Fingers cheese straws Host a zombie...

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Homegrown Pantry

Now that you’ve mastered gardening basics, you want to enjoy your bounty year-round, right? Homegrown Pantry picks up where beginning gardening books leave off, with in-depth profiles of the 55 most popular crops — including beans, beets, squash, tomatoes, and much more — to keep your pantry stocked throughout the year. Each vegetable profile highlights how many plants to grow for a year’s worth of eating, and which storage methods w...

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Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. In the 1990s, Los Angeles was home to numerous radical social and environmental eruptions. In the face of several major earthquakes and floods, riots and economic insecurity, police brutality and mass incarceration, some young black Angelenos turned to ...

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vegan Baking

The bible for vegan baking. Once thought to be tasteless and heavy, vegan baked goods have exploded in popularity with the help of such expert bakers as Donna Diegel, who have created wonderfully light and flavorful breads and desserts. Here, Donna delivers more than 120 amazing recipes including breakfast cakes and muffins, yeast breads and dinner rolls, cakes, pies, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and more. • 120 delicious vegan recip...