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Recollections And Reflections

Author : Henry John Adams
ISBN : 1467845752
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Wade E Brown

Author : Wade E. Brown
ISBN : 1887905065
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Recollections And Reflections

Author : Athanasio Dzadagu
ISBN : 9781524631109
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book is an autobiographical account by Athanasio Dzadagu, a former Zimbabwean Catholic priest, outlining and reflecting on the experiences he had in Britain during the period from 1996-2014. While indeed the book is largely about the author’s own experiences as an immigrant, an African and a Zimbabwean, in many ways it is also a reflection on the experiences of Zimbabweans in Britain. These include the challenge of being far away from home, the initial shock of finding their good English not understood, experiences while undertaking further studies, the challenge of an environment characterised by persistent negative headlines about Zimbabwe and its president, Robert Mugabe and the challenge of British social and cultural values. The book also opens the reader’s eyes to how, having come to Britain hoping to return to Zimbabwe as a high-flying academic, to teach in the Major Seminary or any one of Zimbabwe’s universities, Fr Dzadagu instead ended up leaving priesthood.
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Recollections And Reflections

Author : Joseph John Thomson
ISBN : 9781108037921
Genre : Science
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Manchester-born Sir Joseph John Thomson (1858-1940), discoverer of the electron, was one of the most important Cambridge physicists of the later nineteenth and first half of the twentieth centuries. Succeeding Lord Rayleigh as Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics, he directed the research interests of the laboratory, and eight of his students, including Rutherford, went on to win Nobel Prizes, as Thomson himself did in 1906. He was knighted in 1908, received the Order of Merit in 1912, and became Master of Trinity College in 1918. He also served as President of the Royal Society from 1915 from 1920 and was a government advisor on scientific research during World War I. This autobiography, published in 1936, covers all aspects of his career - his student days in Manchester, arrival in Cambridge, and growing international reputation. It gives a fascinating picture of Cambridge life and science at a dynamic period of development.
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A Rambler S Recollections And Reflections Classic Reprint

Author : Alfred Octavius Capper
ISBN : 0267462972
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Excerpt from A Rambler's Recollections and Reflections IN my Preface I address myself mainly to the pro fessional critic and reviewer and to the anglo-indian official, and I plead their kindly generosity. To the critics I would say that I am an entertainer pure and simple, with no habit of the pen whatever. I feel that in their presence I am but as the dust of the earth (only, however, in reference to their own special line of life). I am like an amateur sitting down to play my first game of chess with Lasker or Black burne or starting out to box with Carpentier or Jack Johnson. Remember, what is sport to you is death to me you know the rules of the game - I don't so as you are strong be merciful to my humble efforts. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Memories Of Mizoram

Author : Gwen Rees Roberts
ISBN : 190331416X
Genre : Missionaries
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Unfinished Innings

Author : Madhav Godbole
ISBN : 8125008837
Genre : Civil service
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The author s seeking premature retirement eighteen months before the due date in March 1993 as the Union Home Secretary, was widely reported and extensively debated in the media. In his memoirs Mr Godbole narrates the events that prompted his decision to resign from government service. The author interestingly accompanies the reader behind the scenes, to the world of Indian bureaucracy and realpolitik.
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Recollections And Reflections

Author : Henry Martyn Hart
ISBN : 055968228X
Genre : History
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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