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Maud S Line

Author : Margaret Verble
ISBN : 9780544470194
Genre : Fiction
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A debut novel chronicling the life and loves of a headstrong, earthy and magnetic heroine, by an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
Category: Fiction

The Cambridge History Of English Poetry

Author : Michael O'Neill
ISBN : 9780521883061
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A literary-historical account of English poetry from Anglo-Saxon writings to the present.
Category: Literary Criticism

When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again

Author : Gregory Sarno
ISBN : 9780595362080
Genre : Fiction
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When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again spotlights the stories of three soldiers in three wars. Three soldiers. Each someone's Johnny. Father, son. Brother, cousin. Husband, lover. Just plain buddy. Three conflicts. Civil War, pitting brother against brother, North against South, Yank against Johnny Reb. Vietnam War, North-South strife with Orwellian overtones. War on Terror, Afghanistan theater. Three life-and-death stories in screenplay format: "Owl Creek Bridge," based on the Civil War stories of Ambrose Bierce, and expanded to feature-film length by incorporating the Siege of Vicksburg. "Sleeping With Charlie," adapted from the author's short story "Cu Chi." "Dawn's Early Light," P.O.W. drama inspired by a Leo Tolstoy tale and a cinematic rendition thereof by Sergei Bodrov Senior.
Category: Fiction

International Law And Boundary Disputes In Africa

Author : Gbenga Oduntan
ISBN : 9781135039554
Genre : Law
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Africa has experienced a number of territorial disputes over land and maritime boundaries, due in part to its colonial and post-colonial history. This book explores the legal, political, and historical nature of disputes over territory in the African continent, and critiques the content and application of contemporary International law to the resolution of African territorial and border disputes. Drawing on central concepts of public international law such as sovereignty and jurisdiction, and socio-political concepts such as colonialism, ethnicity, nationality and self-determination, this book interrogates the intimate connection that peoples and nations have to territory and the severe disputes these may lead to. Gbenga Oduntan identifies the major principles of law at play in relation to territorial, and boundary disputes, and argues that the predominant use of foreign based adjudicatory mechanisms in attempting to deal with African boundary disputes alienates those institutions and mechanisms from African people and can contribute to the recurrence of conflicts and disputes in and among African territories. He suggests that the understanding and application of multidisciplinary dispute resolution mechanisms and strategies can allow for a more holistic and effective treatment of boundary disputes. As an in depth study into the legal, socio-political and anthropological mechanisms involved in the understanding of territorial boundaries, and a unique synthesis of an African jurisprudence of international boundaries law, this book will be of great use and interest to students, researchers, and practitioners in African and Public International Law, International Relations, and decision-makers in need of better understanding the settlement of disputes over territorial boundaries in both Africa and the wider world.
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Queen Maud Land Mountaineering In Antarctica

Author : Damien Gildea
ISBN : 9782511031377
Genre : Travel
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A beautiful work dedicated to mountain addicts and to amateurs who like to travel far from home! Climbing Antarctica is a unique experience. It is a dream that only few mountaineers have had the privilege to fulfill and that you can now skim, thanks to this very nice book, richly illustrated and remarkably documented. Damien Gildea will let you get be dragged into the rich history of Antarctica mountaineering adventure, from the first explorations in the 19th century until the achievements of today extreme climbers. He will lead you at the very heart of the most impressive and remote mountains of the South Pole... Discovering the incredible Antarctica Mountains, emerging from the white hugeness, will let more than one reader speechless. It is hard to figure out that we are still on Earth ! In this volume you can find all the information about the Queen Maud Land. This book is an absolute must-have for all climbers and travellers! ABOUT THE AUTHOR Damien Gidea is a polar mountaineer and explorer. He successfully led seven expeditions in the highest Antarctica Mountains, from 2001 to 2008. He is the author of the book entitled Antarctic Mountaineering Chronology, published in 1998, and of detailed topographical maps of the Livingston Island (2004) and Vinson Mountain (2006). His articles and photographs were published in many periodicals around the world, as the American Alpine Journal or the American magazine called Alpinist. He also led a skiing expedition to the South Pole and took part in several expeditions in the Himalayas, in Karakorum and in the Andes. When he is not exploring, Damien Gildea lives in Australia. EXCERPT If there is one part of Antarctica that has fired the imaginations of climbers around the world in recent years it is Dronning Maud Land, now more popularly known by the English translation of Queen Maud Land. While many consider Antarctica a flat land of snow and ice, Queen Maud Land offers steep rock spires jutting out of the horizontal ice, all sharp summits, blank faces and ridges at crazy angles. They are not as high as the Sentinel Range, nor as deeply hidden as the central Transantarctics, but they are real climbing – narrow, steep, technical and cold. The Orvinfjella is the most famous and popular area, consisting of the smaller ranges of Fenriskjeften (‘wolf’s jaw’) Massif, the Holtedahlfjella and Conradfjella. East of here is the Wohlthat massif where less climbing has been done. Much further east are the Sør Rondane and Queen Fabiola Mountains (also called the Yamato Mountains), which are high and steep, but not to the same degree as the spires of the Orvinfjella.
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Author : Christie Rushenberg
ISBN : 9781462857869
Genre : Fiction
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"A person should eat to live, not live to eat," Mom reminded me with a frown directed at the syrup bottle I was clutching. She just doesnt understand that sometimes Mrs. Butterworth, Chef Boyardee, and Sarah Lee are the only friends I have in the world. Meet Maud Grover, a sarcastic, antisocial fourteen-year-old who eats her feelings and talks to food. During her first terrifying year of high school, she meets four people who will change her life: An Enemy - Gabby, a skinny cheerleader craving the limelight A Friend - Audrey, a theatrical hopeless romantic craving the ideal A Crush - Zeek, a dashing socialite craving popularity A Confidant - Black Jack, a roguish sk8ter craving authenticity In this story about food, flaws, failings, and faith, each will show Maud who she truly is.
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The Vermonter

Author : SMITH & SON
ISBN : NYPL:33433081729125
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The Vermonter

Author : Charles Spooner Forbes
ISBN : CHI:102614458
Genre : Vermont
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Category: Vermont