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The Agricola and The Germania
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
''The Agricola and The Germania'' are two important historical works by Cornelius Tacitus, an ancient Roman Senator and historian. The Agricola is a biography of the Roman general Gnaeus Julius Agricola as well as a geographic and ethnographic history of Ancient Britain. ''The Germania'' is an ethnographic study of the people believed by Tacitus to be part of the ancient Germanic tribes. While not as famous as Tacitus's ''Annals'' or ''Histories'', ''The Agricola and The Germania'' still remain

A Green Leaf: Papers in Honour of Professor Jes. P. Asmussen (ACTA Iranica)
By Peeters Publishers
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ean: 9789068310948, isbn: 9068310941,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews

Biographical Texts from Ramessid Egypt (Writings from the Greco-Roman World)
By Society of Biblical Literature
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ean: 9781589832107, isbn: 1589832108,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 278 reviews
The Ramessid period in Egypt (ca. 1290-1075 B.C.E.) corresponds to the Late Bronze Age, a time of great change both in Egypt and the Near East. This period of empire, dominated by the figure of Ramesses II, witnessed crucial developments in art, language, and religious display. Biographical Texts from Ramessid Egypt offers insights into these cultural transformations through the voices of forty-five priests, artists, civil officials, and military men who served under the kings of the Nineteenth

Suetonius: Caligula (Latin Texts)
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This edition of the Roman historian Suetonius' life of the notorious emperor Caligula includes an introduction giving historical background, the Latin text,and commentary/notes on the text.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Souls of Black Folk: With "The Talented Tenth" and "The Souls of White Folk" (Penguin Classics)
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The landmark book about being black in America, now in an expanded edition commemorating the 150th anniversary of W. E. B. Du Bois’s birth and featuring a new introduction by Ibram X. Kendi, the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America   “The problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line.”   When The Souls of Black Folk was first published in 1903, it had a galvanizing effect on the

The Last Masters of the Kremlin: (Russian Language Edition)
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The Last Masters of the Kremlin details the history of the Soviet Union through parallel lives of the last Soviet rulers. It is full of little details of behind-the-scenes dealings which opened the way to the top. Unfortunately, a majority of the western Sovietologists consider the subject from a purely academic point of view and don't have the slightest idea what it meant to live under the Soviet regime. The author, who lived many years in the Soviet Union, doesn't have any illusions and

Suetonius the Biographer: Studies in Roman Lives
By Oxford University Press
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The biographer Suetonius is one of the most fascinating writers of ancient Rome, but he is rarely afforded serious critical attention. This volume of new essays focuses on the various aspects of Suetonius' work, from his lost writing on Roman courtesans to his imperial portraits of the Caesars.Beginning with an introduction that assesses the originality of Suetonius as a writer and situates the essays within the context of debates and controversies over his biographical form, the collection

Paris en 1830: Journal de Juste Olivier (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures)
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies
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ean: 9780807890196, isbn: 0807890197,

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The Swiss writer and poet Juste Olivier was an eyewitness to the political and literary events in Paris during the July Revolution of 1830. His Journal is a keenly observed record of the Parisian intelligentsia of that period..

Slovaks of Chicagoland (Images of America)
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The story of Slovak Americans in Chicagoland is a tale of the American dream. In a few short years, emigrants from Slovakia with little to their names came to the United States and succeeded beyond their highest hopes. This fascinating story of “rags to riches” has been documented in historical photographs in Images of America: Slovaks of Chicagoland. Many Slovaks came to America with few assets, no more than a sixth-grade education, and no knowledge of the English language. They went to

PLUTARCH: Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans (Complete and Unabridged)
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The complete text of Clough's edition of Plutarch's Lives; containing fifty lives and eighteen comparisons.Used Book in Good Condition.

Caught in the Web of Words: James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary
By Yale University Press
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This unique and celebrated biography describes how a largely self-educated boy from a small village in Scotland entered the world of scholarship and became the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary and a great lexicographer. It also provides an absorbing account of how the dictionary was written, the personalities of the people working on it, and the endless difficulties that nearly led to the whole enterprise being abandoned.“It is a magnificent story of a magnificent man, one of the

Mi Primer Larousse de Leyendas de la Mitologia: My First Larousse: Legends and Myths (Spanish Edition)
By Larousse Mexico
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Retells eleven stories from classical mythology, including the tales of Jason, Hercules, Arachne, and Ulysses..

The Deaf Mute Howls (Gallaudet Classics in Deaf Studies Series, Vol. 1)
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ean: 9781563680731, isbn: 9781563680731,

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Originally published in 1930, The Deaf Mute Howls challenged the prevailing practice of teaching deaf children to speak and read lips while prohibiting the use of sign language. Albert Ballin's sharp observations in this remarkable book detail his experiences (and those of others) at a late 19th-century residential school for deaf students and his frustrations as an adult seeking acceptance in the majority hearing society. The Deaf Mute Howls charts the ambiguous attitudes of deaf people toward

William Tyndale: A Biography
By imusti
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mpn: 9780300068801, ean: 9780300068801, isbn: 0300068808,

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William Tyndale (1494-1536) was the first person to translate the Bible into English from its original Greek and Hebrew and the first to print the Bible in English, which he did in exile. Giving the laity access to the word of God outraged the clerical establishment in England: he was condemned, hunted, and eventually murdered. However, his masterly translation formed the basis of all English bibles--including the ''King James Bible,'' many of whose finest passages were taken unchanged, though

Ahmose: An Egyptian Soldier's Story
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
The 3,500 year old story of Ahmose is being told here for the first time in a book intended for the Egypt enthusiast as well as the general public. Relying on ancient tomb inscriptions, papyrus texts, scribal exercises painted on wooden tablets, published sources, and a requisite amount of conjecture, the author has written an interpretive biography of this remarkable man. Ahmose lived through one of Egypt's greatest periods of transition, from a divided and conquered country into the world's

All the Presidents' Spokesmen: Spinning the News--White House Press Secretaries from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush
By Woody Klein
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
This is the first volume to chronicle the story of the evolution of the symbiotic relationship between the presidential press secretaries and reporters who covered White House news during the terms of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. Author Woody Klein has been both a reporter (for the Washington Post and the New

Studies on the Text of Suetonius' De uita Caesarum
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780198758471, isbn: 0198758472,

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Studies on the Text of Suetonius' De uita Caesarum is a companion volume to the critical edition of Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars in the Oxford Classical Texts series, edited by Robert Kaster. It provides detailed insight into the research and textual analysis behind the edition. Part I presents the first comprehensive and accurate account of the medieval manuscript tradition (ninth to thirteenth centuries) on which the Oxford Classical Text is based, and Part II analyses hundreds of passages

In Napoleon's Shadow: Being the First English Language Edition of the Complete Memoirs of Louis-Joseph Marchand, Valet and Friend of the Emperor, 1811-1821
By Proctor Jones Pub Co
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
There is no doubt of the authenticity of these 'Memoirs', nor the truth of the facts which Marchand reports. He had nothing to hide, nothing to apologize for. He spoke with sincerity and simplicity of the everyday life of Napoleon. This body of work is the last of the important Napoleonic Memoirs to be translated into English. Marchand has provided precious memories that lead us into an intimacy of this Great Man..

The Jesuit and the Incas: The Extraordinary Life of Padre Blas Valera, S.J. (History, Languages, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds)
By University of Michigan Press
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
In the spirit of justice Blas Valera broke all the rules-and paid with his life. Hundreds of years later, his ghost has returned to haunt the official story. But is it the truth, and will it set the record straight?This is the tale of Father Blas Valera, the child of a native Incan woman and Spanish father, caught between the ancient world of the Incas and the conquistadors of Spain. Valera, a Jesuit in sixteenth-century Peru, believed in what to his superiors was pure heresy: that the Incan

Greek People
By McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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ean: 9780072869033, isbn: 0072869038,

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Greek People explains the ancient classical Greek world by focusing on individual personalities--what is known about them and their world views. Both famous and everyday individuals become lenses through which the reader can understand the values and characteristics of ancient Greece..

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