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The Primal Place

Author : Robert Finch
ISBN : 9780881507683
Genre : History
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From acclaimed author and naturalist Robert Finch, a richly detailed observance of Cape Cod's seemingly vanished natural and human past, as it clings to its present landscape. This is a voyage of discovery, a personal odyssey into the nature of a single Cape Cod neighborhood. It is a rich portrait, beautifully drawn, of a landscape and a community whose essential character lies in their penetrating interface with the sea. But it is also an individual quest, a journey of the heart and mind in which the author seeks "entrance, or rather re-entrance" into "that vast living maze stretching out beyond my lines of sight."
Category: History

Sacred Space Shrine City Land

Author : Benjamin Z. Kedar
ISBN : 9781349140848
Genre : Religion
File Size : 26.9 MB
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Sacred Space: Shrine, City, Land - a collection of articles that deal with Holy Places from Antiquity to the present; from the lands of the Fertile Crescent to Europe, India, Japan and Mexico; from mountains and seas to temples, cities and countries; from the construction, perception and functioning of sacred sites to the psychotic breakdowns they bring on some visitors.
Category: Religion

The Last Undiscovered Place

Author : David K. Leff
ISBN : 081392264X
Genre : Architecture
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Through descriptions of the town's schools, streets, homes, and natural surroundings, Leff offers this affectionate, insightful portrait of his adopted home of Collinsville, Connecticut, a village that looked perfectly ordinary until he fell prey to its rhythms and charm.
Category: Architecture

Lawrence Durrell And The Greek World

Author : Anna Lillios
ISBN : 1575910764
Genre : Literary Collections
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Novelist Lawrence Durrell's fondness for his adopted homeland of Greece led him to declare "I'm a Greek," and profoundly influenced his work. Attempting to capture the scope of the Greek world's relationship with Durrell's life and work, Lilios (English, U. of Central Florida) presents 22 papers that approach the topic from a range of perspectives. After a number of reminiscences of Durrell by family and friends, a set of essays are organized by place, examining Durrell's relationship with Corfu, Alexandria, Rhodes, and Cyprus. The remaining essays are grouped according to theme discussing such issues as the influence of myth and other "Greek inspirations" on Durrell's novels, poems, and other work. Distributed by Associated University Presses. Annotation ♭2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Category: Literary Collections

The Primal Teen

Author : Barbara Strauch
ISBN : 9780307429223
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A groundbreaking look at the teenage brain for anyone who has puzzled over the mysterious and often infuriating behavior of a teenager. While many members of the scientific community have long held that the growing pains of adolescence are primarily psychological, Barbara Strauch highlights the physical nature of the transformation, offering parents and educators a new perspective on erratic teenage behavior. Using plain language, Strauch draws upon the latest scientific discoveries to make the case that the changes the brain goes through during adolescence are as dramatic and crucial as those that take place in the first two years of life, and that teenagers are not entirely responsible for their sullen, rebellious, and moody ways. Featuring interviews with scientists, teenagers, parents, and teachers, The Primal Teen explores common challenges–why teens go from articulate and mature one day to morose and unreachable the next, why they engage in risky behavior–and offers practical strategies to help manage these formative and often difficult years. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Family & Relationships

In Between Bodies

Author : Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo
ISBN : 0791472221
Genre : Social Science
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Connects theories of sexual difference to race and queer theories through a focus on “in-between” bodies.
Category: Social Science

The Primal Runes

Author : Roger Calverley
ISBN : 0940985837
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 32.75 MB
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Thousands of years before the Aryan invasion of Europe, the people of Old Europe created sacred signs, the Primal Runes, and gave birth to our most ancient ancestral tradition of divination and magic. Based on the phases of the Moon, these archetypal rune-forms each have a sacred sound; they form a complete system of invocation and empowerment.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Poetics Of Childhood

Author : Roni Natov
ISBN : 9781135721770
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Genesis Westermann

Author : Claus Westermann
ISBN : 9780567571939
Genre : Religion
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The abridged version of Westermann's classic three-volume work on Genesis. This work presents a magisterial commentary in a condensed and more accessible form. Included are a fresh translation of Genesis, the philological reasoning behind the translation, an examination of the historical background of the original text, a survey of all that has been written about Genesis (together with full references) and a consideration of the problems and questions the text of Genesis raises for today.
Category: Religion