Saints, Signs and Symbols by W. Ellwood Post

By W. Ellwood Post

I used to be trying to find a e-book of the complete sector of Christian symbols, and this publication covers an excellent portion of it (though now not as exhaustive as I need). There are 31 pages of approximately 4 entries according to web page exhibiting in black and white line drawing the trademarks of saints and likewise a short paragraph picking the saint and value of the elements of the brand. There are just seven pages of symbols for God, Holy Spirit, and Jesus, with many extra symbols and lots more and plenty much less heritage details. 5 pages of crosses with names purely, and 4 pages of 32 crops and their symbolism. All of this is often fairly striking, in spite of the fact that i'm pissed off with the 5 pages of outdated testomony Symbols that experience no explaination. All-in-all, if you would like plenty of saints' trademarks this is often the booklet for you, and in case you have been trying to find what i used to be, this can be a nice start line. there isn't any formal bibliography, yet there's a checklist of assets utilized in the acknowledgments.

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Crazy Horse. The Wild West for Kids by Jon Sterngass

By Jon Sterngass

the real lifetime of loopy Horse is plagued with questions. He didn't go away any letters or diaries nor are there any documents of speeches he made. such a lot particularly, it's nonetheless uncertain no matter if his loss of life used to be an coincidence or a homicide. however, loopy Horse is taken into account a gripping image of freedom, dignity, and the yank West. He used to be the unfathomable chief for the Lakota tribe and was once appeared upon for cover by means of his humans. yet as whites invaded the Lakota lands and the buffalo herds shrank, many Lakota have been pressured to relocate to reservations. yet now not all, for loopy Horse was firm to struggle for his domestic.

Rejecting the reservation procedure and negotiations with the white invaders, he guided the Lakota in of the main huge defeats ever suffered by way of the U.S. military: the Fetterman struggle in 1866, and the conflict of Little Bighorn in 1876, which used to be fought opposed to the notorious normal George Armstrong Custer. Over twenty illustrations and pictures aid young children better...

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Robert Cormier (Who Wrote That?) by Margaret O Hyde

By Margaret O Hyde

This sequence introduces readers to renowned authors whose paintings they have most likely already learn. Readers will examine why those writers felt pressured to jot down for kids. Cormier's award-winning paintings as a newspaper reporter encouraged his novels The Chocolate struggle & i'm the Cheese, largely learn by way of teenagers. Years 7-12. a while 12+.

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Richard Wagner's Music Dramas by Carl Dahlhaus

By Carl Dahlhaus

Translated through Mary Whittall

Previous stories of Wagner's operas have tended to method the works as chunks of autobiography, philosophical speculations or historical-political reviews at the age during which they have been written. Professor Dahlhaus dissociated himself from all such ventures. His objective is to bare, by means of cautious research of the works from Der fliegende Hollander to Parsifal, the dominant positive factors of 'music drama' and the way Wagner achieves such profound, unified results. Professor Dahlhaus cites song examples simply after they are germane to his argument and calls for from his readers not more than a restricted quantity of technical musical wisdom. this isn't, for this reason, an solely expert examine. really it is going to support the enthusiastic newbie to come back to phrases with those nice artworks in addition to delivering many helpful insights to the skilled Wagnerian. The ebook may be of curiosity to scholars and students of tune historical past, idea, opera and philosophy.

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Explore with Ponce de León by Cynthia O'Brien

By Cynthia O'Brien

This informative booklet follows the travels of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Lon to the Caribbean and Florida. ancient info and high-interest truth bins are provided in a tabloid-news kind that courses readers via significant voyages, explorations, and discoveries. subject matters contain Ponce de Lons journey to the hot global on Columbus moment voyage, being appointed a governor within the Caribbean, his activities towards the Taino humans, lifestyles within the Spanish colonies, claiming Florida for Spain, and his legacy.

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