Xem 1-20 trên 45 kết quả Historical novel
  • The pleasant historical novel which is now offered to the American public, refers to a period of history very much misrepresented, though very frequently written about, or at least referred to by popular writers. In the contest between Pope Alexander III. and the Emperor Frederic Barbarossa, we see a very important phase of the long struggle between the spiritual and civil power; a struggle, in which was fought the battle of real liberty, and real Christian civilization, against brute force and Pagan tyranny.

    pdf211p nhokheo2 15-04-2013 14 3   Download

  • It is not proposed, in these preliminary remarks, to sketch in detail the origin and growth of the Historical Novel; this has already been amply done by Professor Saintsbury and others. I shall be content to approach the subject on its general side, offering, at the same time, some critical suggestions which will, I hope, not be without value to readers of Romance. But, first of all, I must explain how the List which follows came to be compiled, and the object I have in offering it.

    pdf63p nhokheo9 06-05-2013 19 1   Download

  • An easy to read, spiritual, historical novel about the life of Nostradamus, the famous seer from the 16th century. After a happy childhood, Michel de Nostredame successfully battles the plague, as a young physician, during the last part of the dark Middle Ages in France. But then a great calamity befalls his own family and totally destroys his life...About the Author Eric Mellema was born on January twenty-six, 1966 in Dalen, the Netherlands. Aside from a few confrontations with poltergeists, his youth went smoothly, until those deep-rooted incidents threatened to overwhelm him, a few y...

    pdf225p quatet 08-01-2013 24 4   Download

  • THE WAR with cannon was no bar to negotiations, which the fathers determined to use at every opportunity. They wished to delude the enemy and procrastinate till aid came, or at least severe winter. But Miller did not cease to believe that the monks wished merely to extort the best terms. In the evening, therefore, after that cannonading, he sent Colonel Kuklinovski again with a summons to surrender. The prior showed Kuklinovski the safeguard of the king, which closed his mouth at once. But Miller had a later command of the king to occupy Boleslav, Vyelunie, Kjepits, and Chenstohova.

    pdf478p nhokheo9 03-05-2013 15 1   Download

  • This book includes selected peer-reviewed chapters which cover novel aspects of cysticercosis and neurocysticercosis written by well known international researchers, representing the most relevant Working Group for Cysticercosis of Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, most of the Eastern and Southern Africa countries and Europe plus other contributions from Canada and United States of America.

    pdf378p phoebe75 19-02-2013 7 2   Download

  • As an enthusiastic admirer of the lofty genius, the delightful and vivid creations of that great founder of English historical fiction, Sir Walter Scott, it often struck me, while reading his enchanting novels, as rather singular that he had never availed himself of the beautiful and inexhaustible materials for works upon a similar plan to be met with in Spain. It has, indeed, been generally admitted that Spain was the classic ground of chivalry and romance.

    pdf231p congacon88 26-04-2013 23 2   Download

  • There have been many erudite works, in French and other languages, describing the antiquities and historical annals of Paris from the earliest times; and in English the mid-Victorian era turned out--there are no other words for it--innumerable "books of travel" which recounted alleged adventures, strewn here and there with bits of historical lore and anecdotes, none too relevant, and in most cases not of undoubted authenticity.

    pdf190p nhokheo9 03-05-2013 16 1   Download

  • A native of the Sudetenland, formerly Austria, he received his BS from the University of Nevada and earned both an MBA (with high distinction) and a DBA (as a Ford Foundation Fellow) at the Harvard Business School. Dr. Helfert writes and lectures extensively in his field, and his books and articles have been published in the United States and abroad. His first literary work, Valley of the Shadow, a factual historical novel about his experiences in central Europe at the end of World War II, was published recently.......

    pdf510p minhhuy 14-03-2009 444 252   Download

  • James Fenimore Cooper (September 15, 1789 – September 14, 1851) was a prolific and popular American writer of the early 19th century. He is best remembered as a novelist who wrote numerous sea-stories and the historical novels known as the Leatherstocking Tales, featuring frontiersman Natty Bumppo. Among his most famous works is the Romantic novel The Last of the Mohicans, often regarded as his masterpiece.

    pdf0p jaychouiloveyou 11-01-2011 59 13   Download

  • For writers of technical books, there can be no better piece of advice. Around the time of writing the first edition – about a decade ago – there were very few monographs on this subject: today, there are possibly no less than 20. Based on critical inputs, this edition stands thoroughly revamped. New chapters on ventilator waveforms, airway humidification, and aerosol therapy in the ICU now find a place. Novel software-based modes of ventilation have been included. Ventilator-associated pneumonia has been separated into a new chapter.

    pdf554p waduroi 03-11-2012 25 9   Download

  • Others are more avowedly ‘political’ or polemical in intent. The ‘artistic’ and the ‘political’ are far from separate categories, however. Formal experiment and departure from dominant conventions is, potentially, a major resource for the deconstruction of dominant ideologies.

    pdf128p khanhchilam 01-04-2013 14 6   Download

  • The feedback from oil prices to economic activity is captured by a reduced-form production function that allows us to separately specify shocks to the output gap (transitory shocks to output), shocks to potential output (permanent shocks to the level of output), and shocks to potential output growth (permanent shocks to the growth rate of output). The richness of this specification helps us to model the complicated interactions of oil price movements and GDP, where both trend and gap decline if oil prices increase.

    pdf45p loixinloi 08-05-2013 25 6   Download

  • The success of Selznick, in particular, as an independent producer working closely with the studios, pointed the way towards what was to be the future structure of Hollywood production, which became increasingly organized on a contracted-out basis from the 1950s onwards. The studio production-line system gave way to the package system, in which individual film projects were put together on a one- off basis.

    pdf153p khanhchilam 01-04-2013 20 5   Download

  • In his opening address to the conference, Jon wood, who coordinates the research programme at the Institute, traced the origins of the conference to a series of exploratory conversations on the relationship between archaeology and contemporary art with independent curator Katy rochester. From the outset, wood, rochester and their colleagues in leeds sought proposals from archaeologists who were interested in sculpture and in sharing new ideas with sculpture historians.

    pdf15p yasuyidol 01-04-2013 15 4   Download

  • Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction. Conan was originally a given name, but Doyle used it as part of his surname in his later...

    pdf18p hotmoingay7 23-01-2013 27 3   Download

  •   The  overall  organizational  structure  of  the  Port  Authority  is  heavily  concentrated  in  senior and middle management.  This structural characteristic in large part is driven by  the  long‐tenured nature  of  the  employee workforce  that has  been promoted  based  on  seniority  and  not  necessarily  merit.

    pdf56p tay_thi_le 19-02-2013 22 3   Download

  • Peter Riedemann's first confession of faith, written as a 23-year-old from a dungeon in Austria, is an important historical document and a refreshing reminder of the spirit which fired the early Anabaptists.

    pdf81p anhnangmuahe2013 12-03-2013 12 3   Download

  • A superbly crafted, highly suspenseful, and deeply affecting debut novel about one man’s loyalty to his country, his family and his heritagePercival Chen is the headmaster of the most respected English academy in 1960s Saigon,…

    pdf31p konbetocroi 12-12-2012 17 2   Download

  • Key Observatory objectives during 2012/2013 are to (1) obtain external grants and funding to sup- port new research projects; (2) strengthen the Observatory's research capacity in astronomy and related sciences by recruiting 2{3 PhD students and providing a high-quality research environment to facilitate their advanced training and that of other Observatory sta ; and (3) build on the Observatory's involve- ment in the DCAL Learning Strategy by developing new initiatives in education and public outreach associated with the Observatory's programme of Science in the Community.

    pdf0p mebachano 01-02-2013 14 2   Download

  • The sufferings of the long war still continued; still stood Frederick the Great with his army in the field; the tremendous struggle between Prussia and Austria was yet undecided, and Silesia was still the apple of discord for which Maria Theresa and Frederick II. had been striving for years, and for which, in so many battles, the blood of German brothers had been spilt.

    pdf329p culao1122 17-01-2013 23 1   Download

Đồng bộ tài khoản