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Alice Around The World The Multilingual Edition Of Lewis Carroll S Alice S Adventures In Wonderland English French German Italian

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 9782322082100
Genre : Fiction
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Lewis Carroll's classics around the World is proud to present with this edition the first multilingual edition of the 1865 Lewis Carroll's masterpiece for the first time available in four langages (English - French - German - Italian). This edition includes the unabridged versions of : -- 1. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (English) -- 2. Les Aventures d'Alice au pays des merveilles (French) -- 3. Alices Abenteuer im Wunderland (German) -- 4. Le Avventure di Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie (Italian) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale plays with logic, giving the story lasting popularity with adults as well as with children. It is considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre.Its narrative course and structure, characters and imagery have been enormously influential in both popular culture and literature, especially in the fantasy genre. Dodgson's tale was published in 1865 as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by "Lewis Carroll" with illustrations by John Tenniel. The first print run of 2,000 was held back because Tenniel objected to the print quality.A new edition was quickly printed, released in December of the same year but carrying an 1866 date. The text blocks of the original edition were removed from the binding and sold with Dodgson's permission to the New York publishing house of D. Appleton & Company. The binding for the Appleton Alice was virtually identical to the 1866 Macmillan Alice, except for the publisher's name at the foot of the spine. The title page of the Appleton Alice was an insert cancelling the original Macmillan title page of 1865, and bearing the New York publisher's imprint and the date 1866. The entire print run sold out quickly. Alice was a publishing sensation, beloved by children and adults alike. Among its first avid readers were Queen Victoria and the young Oscar Wilde.The book has never been out of print. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has been translated into at least 174 languages.
Category: Fiction

Nurse Around The World Alice Fitzgerald

Author : Iris Noble
ISBN : UOM:39015052213082
Genre : Medical
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A biography of the nurse who pioneered the work of public health nursing in the United States and the Philippines.
Category: Medical

Games Around The World

Author : Alice Tiles
ISBN : OCLC:25437863
Genre : Ethnology
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Category: Ethnology

The Book Of Holidays Around The World

Author : Alice Van Straalen
ISBN : 0525442707
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents chronologically an event to celebrate each day of the year, e.g. January 3, Birthday of J.R.R. Tolkien; May 12, the Cat Festival in Belgium; and October 24, United Nations Day.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Alice S Adventures In Wonderland

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 9780486174051
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This new edition of Alice's adventures offers a fresh look at the time-honored tale, featuring an abundance of exuberant images by a noted illustrator in the elegant style of Art Nouveau.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Tangle All Around The World

Author : Alice Hendon
ISBN : 1083016539
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Looking for a great collection of tangle patterns in one source? Searching for patterns that fall in the genres of organic, grid, gem settings, fantasy, steampunk or traditional tangling? This will be your go-to book! Tangle All Around the World gives you 450+ original tangle patterns from a total of 50 different tangle artists located all around the globe. No matter your drawing skill from beginner to advanced, this book holds all the patterns you need! Basic tangle instructions are included to get you started. Tangle All Around the World is a reference guide, not a workbook. Paper and pen are all the additional supplies you will need. Book 6 in the Tangle Starts, Artangleology Series.

Groundwater Around The World

Author : Jean Margat
ISBN : 9780203772140
Genre : Science
File Size : 63.72 MB
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This book presents a unique and up-to-date summary of what is known about groundwater on our planet, from a global perspective and in terms of area-specific factual information. Unlike most textbooks on groundwater, it does not deal with theoretical principles, but rather with the overall picture that emerges as a result of countless observations, studies and other activities related to groundwater in all parts of the world. The focus is on showing the role and geographical diversity of groundwater—a natural resource of great importance in daily life, but poorly understood by the general public and even by many water sector professionals. The book starts by analysing groundwater in the context of the hydrological cycle. Subsequently, groundwater systems as physical units, with their boundaries mainly defined by geological conditions, are reviewed. The next chapter looks at groundwater as a resource, paying attention, among others, to its quantity and quality, to the differentiation between renewable and non-renewable resources, and to the techniques for withdrawing groundwater. This is followed by a systematic documentation of the quantities of groundwater withdrawn and used around the world, and of the corresponding shares of groundwater in each of the main water use sectors. After that, steadily growing needs for groundwater management interventions are identified, resulting from local human activities and global change (including demography, economic development and climate change). Finally, groundwater resources management is addressed and real-life cases are described that illustrate actions taken and experiences with different issues in different parts of the world. The authors attempted to write this book in such a way that it is accessible to a wider readership than just groundwater professionals. It will also benefit non-groundwater specialists who work in groundwater-related fields (water managers, land use planners, environmentalists, agronomists, engineers, economists, lawyers, and journalists), by broadening their understanding of groundwater and making them aware of the huge variety of groundwater settings. Groundwater specialists will use the book as a convenient reference on the geographical diversity of groundwater. Part of the contents or interpretations offered may even be new to them or enhance their knowledge of some aspects. The many maps, tables, and references will save much time for those who would otherwise have to search elsewhere for basic information on the globe’s groundwater.
Category: Science

Celebrating Life Customs Around The World From Baby Showers To Funerals 3 Volumes

Author : Victoria Williams Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781440836596
Genre : Social Science
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This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures
Category: Social Science