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The Stories of English

From Publishers Weekly Leading British linguist Crystal (Shakespeare's Words) immediately distinguishes his pluralistic study of English's evolution from the standard, narrowly focused histories [...]

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Seasons on Harris: A Year in Scotland's Outer Hebrides

From Publishers Weekly Employing a similar formula to that of his last book, Seasons in Basilicata, Yeadon recounts the year?2004, arranged by season?he spent with his wife, Anne, on Harris, a sm [...]

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Sunset on the Clyde: The Last Summers on the Water

The 1950s was the heyday of the Clyde pleasure-steamer when hordes of ordinary folk went "doon the watter" to Dunoon, Largs and Millport to the strains of accordian and fiddle. Others went with full suitcases t [...]

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The Hermeneutics of the Subject: Lectures at the Collège de France 1981--1982

Review ?A contribution to modern thought so enormous that philosophy cannot be approached without reference to his works.? ?Library Journal?[Foucault] must be reckoned with by humanists, social s [...]

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The Arms of Krupp: The Rise and Fall of the Industrial Dynasty That Armed Germany at War

Review ** 'A colorful, extremely readable account. To be the biographer of Krupp is to write the history of modern Germany.' - NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Read more [...]

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The Complete Patter

Review 'Anyone who wants a quick and painless introduction to the essential Glasgow should read Michael Munro?s excellent dictionary of Glasgow speech.'? ?William McIlvanney, author, Laidlaw [...]

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The Regicides and the Execution of Charles 1

About the Author JOHN ADAMSON Fellow in History, Peterhouse, Cambridge PHILIP BAKER Research Editor, New Dictionary of National Biography SARAH BARBER Lecturer in History, Lancaster University RI [...]

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A Charmed Life: Growing Up in Macbeth's Castle

Review 'Edged with relentless wit...['A Charmed Life' is a] nightmarish memoir that gives fiction a run for its money.' --'Kirkus Reviews''Poignant...lovely.' - 'Entertainment Weekly' 'Edged with [...]

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The inside story of the Peace Conference

This reproduction was printed from a digital file created at the Library of Congress as part of an extensive scanning effort started with a generous donation from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Library is pleased t [...]

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Welsh Family History A Guide to Research Second Edition

"Published in the UK by the Federation of Family History Societies (Publications) Ltd. in conjunction with the Association of Family History Societies of Wales."--T.p. verso. [...]

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House and Home in Maharashtra (Gender Studies Series)

About the Author Irina Glushkova is at Russian Academy of Sciences. Anne Feldhaus is at Arizona State University. Read more [...]

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Gender, Slavery and Law in Colonial India

Review 'Chatterjee's study...offers new understanding of the place of the eunuch and the harem in the milieu of governance....[She] presents complex themes clearly and articulately. Her research [...]

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Measured Excess

Review Provides an insightful analysis of the ambivalent attitude of the residents of Seoul to South Korea's growing material prosperity through the decades of the 1980s and 1990s. (Journal of As [...]

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The Sexual Life of English: Languages of Caste and Desire in Colonial India (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)

Review ?This book is an indispensable reference for those interested in challenging the traditional discourse of national, imperial, and postcolonial histories. This engaging interrogation of the [...]

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