The Life of Paul Laurence Dunbar. Portrait of a Poet by Catherine Reef

By Catherine Reef

"I comprehend why the caged poultry sings," wrote Paul Laurence Dunbar in "Sympathy," certainly one of his best-loved poems. writer Catherine Reef paints a wealthy and noteworthy portrait of the 1st African American to earn his residing as a author. Born in 1872 to former slaves, Dunbar touched the country with poetry that portrayed the sorrows and the thrill of African-American lifestyles. Dunbar's paintings spoke on to the hearts of his readers, and his legacy encouraged the new release of African-American poets who undefined. This publication is built from PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR: PORTRAIT OF A POET to permit republication of the unique textual content into booklet, paperback, and alternate variations.

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Jackie Robinson, Graphic Biography by Saddleback Educational Publishing

By Saddleback Educational Publishing

Fast moving and easy-to-read, those softcover 32-page image biographies train scholars approximately historic figures: those that lead us into new territory, pursued clinical discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down artistic and creative obstacles. those biographies provide various wealthy fundamental and secondary resource fabric to help educating to criteria. utilizing the pix, scholars can turn on earlier knowledgebridge what they already be aware of with what they've got but to profit. Graphically illustrated biographies additionally train inference talents, personality improvement, discussion, transitions, and drawing conclusions. picture biographies within the school room offer an intervention with confirmed good fortune for the suffering reader. beneficial properties: Full-color drawings have interaction the reader. every one biography is whole in 32-pages. Speech bubbles and nonfiction textual content on each web page. strong pictures trap and carry scholar curiosity. Highlights: fast paced nonfiction tales. powerful characters and strong function versions.

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The Road to Woodstock by Michael Lang

By Michael Lang

The tale of the Woodstock song and artwork reasonable starts off with Michael Lang, a child out of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, who beloved to smoke a joint and hear jazz. He could locate his solution to Florida, open a head store, and bring his first festival—Miami Pop, that includes Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and others—then trip to Woodstock, the place, after assembly Artie Kornfeld, his imaginative and prescient for a pageant the place parents may well come and remain for a number of days amid the agricultural fantastic thing about upstate long island could develop into a fact. With Artie, new companions John Roberts and Joel Rosenman, and his handpicked team, Lang booked expertise, from Janis Joplin and the Who to the just about unknown Santana and Crosby, Stills and Nash; received over brokers, promoters, and townspeople; took on fleets of volunteers; outfitted a competition web site from the floor up; and, after all, created the landmark cultural occasion that outlined a new release.

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"Creatio ex nihilo" and the Theology of St. Augustine: The by N. Joseph Torchia

By N. Joseph Torchia

This examine proceeds from an research of the importance of the Christian doctrine of creatio ex nihilo in a number of the key elements of St. Augustine's prolonged anti-Manichaean polemic. To an exceptional quantity, his devastating critique of the Manichaeans' international view, their perception of evil, and their so much basic theological presuppositions relied seriously upon the confirmation that God eventually created every little thing that exists from not anything. In broader phrases, the research demonstrates how the doctrine of creatio ex nihilo supplied Augustine with an efficient technique of defining the nature of created being as finite and mutable, and drawing a very important ontological contrast among the Divine Nature and that which God creates. Such teachings have been operative in many of the key issues of Augustine's theology.

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A Companion to Augustine by Mark Vessey (ed)

By Mark Vessey (ed)

A spouse to Augustine offers a clean choice of scholarship via major lecturers with a brand new method of contextualizing Augustine and his works in the multi-disciplinary box of overdue Antiquity, displaying Augustine as either a made of the cultural forces of his instances and a cultural strength in his personal right.

  • Discusses the existence and works of Augustine inside of their complete historic context, instead of privileging the theological context
  • Presents Augustine’s lifestyles, works and prime principles within the cultural context of the overdue Roman global, delivering a colourful and interesting feel of Augustine in motion in his personal time and position
  • Opens up a brand new part of research on Augustine, delicate to the numerous and sundry views of scholarship on past due Roman tradition
  • State-of-the-art essays through top lecturers during this field

Content:
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–7): Mark Vessey
Chapter 2 Political heritage (pages 9–23): Christopher Kelly
Chapter three Cultural Geography (pages 24–39): William E. Klingshirn
Chapter four non secular Sociology (pages 40–53): Eric Rebillard
Chapter five Spes Saeculi (pages 55–68): R. S. O. Tomlin
Chapter 6 Love and Belonging, Loss and Betrayal within the Confessions (pages 69–86): Kate Cooper
Chapter 7 The Confessions as Autobiography (pages 87–98): Paula Fredriksen
Chapter eight interpreting the Confessions (pages 99–110): Catherine Conybeare
Chapter nine Augustine and Language (pages 111–124): Philip Burton
Chapter 10 Augustine's details Circuits (pages 125–137): Claire Sotinel
Chapter eleven Augustine and Roman Public Spectacles (pages 138–150): Richard Lim
Chapter 12 Augustine and Books (pages 151–157): man G. Stroumsa
Chapter thirteen Augustine and the Latin Classics (pages 159–174): Danuta Shanzer
Chapter 14 Augustine and the Philosophers (pages 175–187): Sarah Byers
Chapter 15 Augustine and the Books of the Manicheans (pages 188–199): Johannes van Oort
Chapter sixteen Augustine and Scripture (pages 200–214): Michael Cameron
Chapter 17 Augustine and His Christian Predecessors (pages 215–226): Mark Edwards
Chapter 18 Augustine as a Reader of His Christian Contemporaries (pages 227–239): Michael Stuart Williams
Chapter 19 Augustine one of the Writers of the Church (pages 240–254): Mark Vessey
Chapter 20 thinker: Augustine in Retirement (pages 255–269): Gillian Clark
Chapter 21 Conversationalist and advisor: Augustine in discussion (pages 270–283): Therese Fuhrer
Chapter 22 Mystic and Monk: Augustine and the religious existence (pages 284–296): John Peter Kenney
Chapter 23 Preacher: Augustine and His Congregation (pages 297–309): Hildegund Muller
Chapter 24 Administrator: Augustine in His Diocese (pages 310–322): Neil B. McLynn
Chapter 25 Controversialist: Augustine in wrestle (pages 323–335): Caroline Humfress
Chapter 26 Augustine at the Will (pages 337–352): James Wetzel
Chapter 27 Augustine at the physique (pages 353–364): David G. Hunter
Chapter 28 Augustine on Friendship and Orthodoxy (pages 365–374): Stefan Rebenich
Chapter 29 Augustine at the Church (Against the Donatists) (pages 375–385): Alexander Evers
Chapter 30 Augustine at the Statesman and the 2 towns (pages 386–397): Robert Dodaro
Chapter 31 Augustine on Scripture and the Trinity (pages 398–415): Sabine MacCormack
Chapter 32 Augustine on Redemption (pages 416–427): Lewis Ayres
Chapter 33 Augustine's Works in stream (pages 429–449): Clemens Weidmann
Chapter 34 Augustine within the Latin West, 430–ca. 900 (pages 450–464): Conrad Leyser
Chapter 35 Augustine within the Western heart a while to the Reformation (pages 465–477): Eric L. Saak
Chapter 36 The Reception of Augustine in smooth Philosophy (pages 478–491): Johannes Brachtendorf
Chapter 37 Augustine and Postmodernism (pages 492–504): John D. Caputo
Chapter 38 Envoi (pages 505–515): James J. O'Donnell

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George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the by Thomas B. Allen

By Thomas B. Allen

Now in paperback—the award-winning nationwide Geographic publication that offers the untold tale of the invisible conflict at the back of the yankee Revolution. A riveting story of intrigue, spies, counterspies and mystery brokers, George Washington, Spymasteris a different and exciting account of 1 of crucial chapters in our nation's background. The compelling narrative finds the fantastic function performed by means of the 1st commander-in-chief, basic George Washington within the warfare of Independence. stick with the motion as 1775 dawns, and Washington unearths himself in deep trouble. At battle with Britain, the world's strongest empire, his ragtag military possesses just a couple of muskets, a few cannons, and no funds. The americans' in basic terms wish is to salary an invisible war—a struggle of spies, intelligence networks, and deception. input the shadowy global of double brokers, covert operations, codes and ciphers—a international so mystery that America's spymaster himself does not recognize the identities of a few of his brokers. Meet individuals of the elusive Culper Ring, discover a "mole" within the Sons of Liberty, and spot how invisible ink or even a clothesline are used to ship mystery messages. you may also use Washington's personal mystery codebook, released the following for the 1st time. adventure at shut quarters the successes and screw ups of the americans as they attempt to outwit the British. Meet the manager of covert operations, one Benjamin Franklin, and several striking gamers in America's mystery battle. writer Thomas B. Allen has sifted via dozens of old files and coded letters to discover the proof a couple of time shrouded in secrets and techniques. Archival paintings, coupled with energetic pen-and-ink sketches through kid's illustrator Cheryl Harness, element the entire motion and experience of this momentous story. just like the hugely acclaimed hardback, this little paperback is certain to have a huge effect at the mind's eye of readers far and wide.

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The Orlando Cepeda Story by Bruce Markusen

By Bruce Markusen

When Orlando "Cha Cha" Cepeda begun taking part in significant league baseball in 1958, the San Francisco Giants' farm director in comparison the newly obtained participant to the good Willie Mays, asserting that Cepeda was once the easiest younger participant he'd visible because the "Say howdy child" emerged. The Orlando Cepeda Story follows that sensational 12 months and people following while Cepeda slammed his manner right into a expert baseball profession that will final approximately 20 years and span six workforce assignments.

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