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King Harald's Saga: Harald Hardradi of Norway: From Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140441833, isbn: 0140441832,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
This compelling Icelandic history describes the life of King Harald Hardradi, from his battles across Europe and Russia to his final assault on England in 1066, less than three weeks before the invasion of William the Conqueror. It was a battle that led to his death and marked the end of an era in which Europe had been dominated by the threat of Scandinavian forces. Despite England's triumph, it also played a crucial part in fatally weakening the English army immediately prior to the Norman

PLUTARCH: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans (Complete and Unabridged)
By Benediction Classics
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781781395134, isbn: 1781395136,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 160 reviews
The complete text of Clough's edition of Plutarch's Lives; containing fifty lives and eighteen comparisons..

Cataloging the World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Age
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199931415, isbn: 9780199931415,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
The dream of capturing and organizing knowledge is as old as history. From the archives of ancient Sumeria and the Library of Alexandria to the Library of Congress and Wikipedia, humanity has wrestled with the problem of harnessing its intellectual output. The timeless quest for wisdom has been as much about information storage and retrieval as creative genius.In Cataloging the World, Alex Wright introduces us to a figure who stands out in the long line of thinkers and idealists who devoted

The Gutenberg Revolution: How Printing Changed the Course of History
By imusti
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mpn: 9780553819663, ean: 9780553819663, isbn: 0553819666,

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In 1450, all Europe's books were handcopied and amounted to only a few thousand. By 1500, they were printed and numbered in their millions. The invention of Johann Gutenberg had caused a revolution: printing by movable type. Born in 1400 in Mainz, Germany, Gutenberg struggled against a background of plague and religious upheaval to bring his remarkable invention to light. His story is full of paradoxes: his ambition was to reunite all Christendom, but his invention shattered it; he aimed to

Cicero: Select Letters (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) (Latin and English Edition)
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Professor Shackleton Bailey is renowned for his major scholarly editions of Cicero's letters already published by Cambridge University Press. This selection from the complete correspondence is designed specifically for students at universities and in the upper forms at schools, and offers them a representative introduction to one of the most varied and most important literary correspondences in any language. In choosing letters for inclusion the editor concentrates on Cicero as a man and writer

The Allure of the Archives (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History)
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300198935, isbn: 0300198930,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 285 reviews
An exquisite appreciation of the distinctive rewards of historical research and a classic guide to the personal yet disciplined craft of discovery, now in its first English translation. Arlette Farge’s Le Goût de l’archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old judicial records from the Archives of the Bastille, historian Farge was struck by the extraordinarily intimate portrayal they provided of the lives of the poor in

Fall of the Roman Republic (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780140449341, ean: 9780140449341, isbn: 9780140449341,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 293 reviews
Dramatic artist, natural scientist and philosopher, Plutarch is widely regarded as the most significant historian of his era, writing sharp and succinct accounts of the greatest politicians and statesman of the classical period. Taken from The Lives, a series of biographies spanning the Graeco-Roman age, this collection illuminates the twilight of the old Roman Republic from 157-43 BC. Whether describing the would-be dictators Marius and Sulla, the battle between Crassus and Spartacus, the

Agnetha Fältskog―The Girl With The Golden Hair
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ean: 9781781555217, isbn: 1781555214,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 277 reviews
Her iconic blonde looks, stunning voice and songs of loneliness and melancholy have endeared her to millions, yet Agnetha Fältskog remains an enigmatic and distant figure. From her success as a teenage singer and songwriter in Sweden in the late 1960’s to her years of global superstardom with pop giants ABBA and beyond, Agnetha has fascinated generations of fans. Her beaming smile graced record sleeves, television screens and magazine covers around the world yet never quite managed to

Cracking the Egyptian Code: The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9780199914999, isbn: 0199914990,

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In 1799 Napoleon's army uncovered an ancient stele in the Nile delta. Its inscription, recorded in three distinct scripts--ancient Greek, Coptic, and hieroglyphic--would provide scholars with the first clues to unlocking the secrets of Egyptian hieroglyphs, a language lost for nearly two millennia. More than twenty years later a remarkably gifted Frenchman named Jean-Francois Champollion successfully deciphered the hieroglyphs on the stele, now commonly known as the Rosetta Stone, sparking a

I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1933-1941
By Random House
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ean: 9780965089234, isbn: 9780679456964,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
The publication of Victor Klemperer's secret diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period. ''In its cool, lucid style and power of observation,'' said The New York Times, ''it is the best written, most evocative, most observant record of daily life in the Third Reich.'' I Will Bear Witness is a work of literature as well as a revelation of the day-by-day horror of the Nazi years.         A Dresden Jew, a veteran of World War I, a man of letters and

Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon
By Thomas Dunne Books
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
From 1827 Henry Rawlinson, fearless soldier, sportsman and imperial adventurer of the first rank, spent twenty-five years in India, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan in the service of the East India Company. During this time he survived the dangers of disease and warfare, including the disastrous First Anglo-Afghan War. A gifted linguist, fascinated by history and exploration, he became obsessed with cuneiform, the world's earliest writing. An immense inscription high on a sheer rock face at Bisitun

Coming Home: One Man's Return to the Irish Language
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The story of Michael McCaughan's journey around Ireland and the Irish language. From a surreal start involving dedicated listening to Raidi¢ na Gaeltachta's (Irish-Gaelic radio) death notices, to rediscovering the soul of the language through immersing himself in Phil Lynott's music - all without becoming a bore. This book may make you want to follow in his footsteps and strike out in search of the graGILL MACMILLAN.

The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies
By Picador
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780312420017, isbn: 0312420013,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 190 reviews
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book PrizeThe early years of the nineteenth century saw an intriguing yet little-known scientific advance catapult a shy young Quaker to the dizzy heights of fame. The Invention of Clouds tells the extraordinary story of an amateur meteorologist, Luke Howard, and his groundbreaking work to define what had hitherto been random and unknowable structures―clouds. In December 1802, Luke Howard delivered a lecture that was to be a defining point in natural history

Invisible Woman: Growing Up Black in Germany (New Directions in German-American Studies)
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Invisible Woman: Growing Up Black in Germany, republished in a new annotated edition, recounts Ika Hügel-Marshall’s experiences growing up as the daughter of a white German woman and an African-American man after World War II. As an «occupation baby», born in a small German town in 1947, Ika has a double stigma: Not only has she been born out of wedlock, but she is also Black. Although loved by her mother, Ika’s experiences with German society’s reaction to her skin color resonate with

The Warden of English: The Life of H.W. Fowler
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ean: 9780198662549, isbn: 0198662548,

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This poignant biography of H.W. Fowler appears on the 75th anniversary of the publication of his Modern English Usage, a work revered by writers everywhere. Based on meticulous research into previously unpublished letters and the Oxford University Press archives, this book brings to life a complex yet fascinating man. McMorris explores the dogged work and the flurry of controversy and critical contention surrounding Fowler's work on The King's English and Modern English Usage. But McMorris also

Living in a Foreign Language: A Memoir of Food, Wine, and Love in Italy
By Tucker, Michael
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780802143624, isbn: 0802143628,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 257 reviews
The actor Michael Tucker and his wife, the actress Jill Eikenberry, having sent their last child off to college, were vacationing in Italy when they happened upon a small cottage nestled in the Umbrian countryside. The three-hundred-and-fifty-year-old Rustico sat perched on a hill in the verdant Spoleto valley amid an olive grove and fruit trees of every kind. For the Tuckers, it was literally love at first sight, and the couple purchased the house without testing the water pressure or checking

Decolonizing Native American Rhetoric: Communicating Self-Determination (Frontiers in Political Communication)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
As survivors of genocide, mnemonicide, colonization, and forced assimilation, American Indians face a unique set of rhetorical exigencies in US public culture. Decolonizing Native American Rhetoric: Communicating Self-Determination brings together critical essays on the cultural and political rhetoric of American indigenous communities, including essays on the politics of public memory, culture and identity controversies, stereotypes and caricatures, mascotting, cinematic representations, and

Language of Conformity and Dissent: On the Imaginative Grammar of Jewish Intellectuals in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Perspectives in Jewish Intellectual Life)
By Academic Studies Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781618112385, isbn: 1618112384,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
This book outlines some aspects of Jewish intellectual life in the nineteenth and twentieth century, presenting a narrative of the relationship between Jewish scholars and their cultural environment. It investigates the language of conformity and dissent and interprets it as an imaginative grammar, comprising an arsenal of images, concepts, and interpretations. There is a special focus on German roots, for Germany played a major role as an intellectual laboratory in the areas of the (new)

Twice-Told Tales: Brunetto Latino and Dante Alighieri (American University Studies 4: English Language and Literatu)
By imusti
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sku: 1005-WS0801-A01129-0820419540, mpn: 24476065, ean: 9780820419541, isbn: 0111111111,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Twice-Told Tales presents the life and writings of Dante Alighieri's maestro, the Florentine notary and diplomat, Brunetto Latino. The book first discusses archival documents found in Florence, the Vatican Secret Archives, Genoa, England and elsewhere, which were written by or which name Brunetto Latino. The documents concern, among other topics, the Vallombrosan Abbot Tesauro, the Sicilian Vespers' plotting, and the death by starvation of Ugolino. The book then discusses Brunetto's

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