Loving London

Titre : Loving London
Auteur : Angela Tomkinson
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 3125147549
Libération : 2014-03

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Angela Tomkinson A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Loving London Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Loving London

Titre : Loving London
Auteur : Ellie Wade
Éditeur : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN-13 : 1539012700
Libération : 2016-09-21

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FLAWED I left. I followed my dream- To write, to feel, to live. But my life has no meaning without Loic. I'm fading. I'm not whole, not me, Without him. Loving Loic is how I breathe. FLAWED She's gone. I'm a hollow waste of space. I can't feel, can't breathe, can't fight Without London. She's who I am- What I am supposed to be. Loving London Is how I live. ***Intended for readers 18+ due to mature content."

How Snowpo the Food Loving Bear Got Adopted in London

Titre : How Snowpo the Food Loving Bear Got Adopted in London
Auteur : Popo Babingxiongleiguowangchen
Éditeur : BookBaby
ISBN-13 : 9781483556277
Libération : 2015-06-23

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Hi. I am Snowpo or you can also call me Popo or just Po. Welcome to my first book. So nice to meet you. This is a beautifully illustrated 15 picture story about my adventures after coming to London. Tells you how I came to be adopted by Charley. All the narrative is in wonderful rhyming prose. Pretty clever don't you think? Hey, I didn't write it. I got Ian Douglas to do that. I just write my general stories then I get Ian to work a bit of rhyming magic on them. I didn't do these drawings either. Anne-Sophie took almost a year to make these. I am so proud of what she has done, although I am even better looking than this real life. ‘What made you come to London town?’ Snowpo grinned just like a clown. ‘Polar snacks are cold, a lot, I fancied something steaming hot.’ It's true I love to eat. Most importantly, don't forget to read my second book after you have seen this one. You get to see my cool, big brother Tycoon Seal and my enemy Park Porkie Ranger. It's fun! See you again soon...write to me!

Mystic London

Titre : Mystic London
Auteur : Charles M. Davies
Éditeur : BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN-13 : 9783955079345
Libération : 2013-01

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A bizarre guide to spiritual London, covering various phenomena, such as the customs and habits of groups of immigrants, varieties of mysticism and spiritualism, ghostly conferences and sprititual picnis. Originally published in 1875.

A Sport loving Society

Titre : A Sport loving Society
Auteur : J. A. Mangan
Éditeur : Psychology Press
ISBN-13 : 9780714652450
Libération : 2006

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In a time of unprecedented political and economic transformation, the middle classes of Victorian and Edwardian England became principal players in a new social order. Nowhere did their culture, values and identity gain clearer expression than in their sports, and their influence is still felt in the way we organise, play and think of sport today. A Sport-Loving Society presents a selection of groundbreaking essays from the journals which have defined sport history over the past three decades. These essays explore the role of the social institutions and issues of the Victorian and Edwardian periods in shaping the sports of the English middle classes, including: education the emancipation of women religion culture and class diplomacy and war. Showcasing the work of prominent sport historians, this book demonstrates the value of sport as a vehicle for the study of wider social change.

Mystic London

Titre : Mystic London
Auteur : Charles Maurice Davies
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781108027434
Libération : 2011-05-19

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This apologia for spiritualism, published in 1875, is an indispensable source on alternative religion in Victorian London.

The Columbia Guide to Central African Literature in English Since 1945

Titre : The Columbia Guide to Central African Literature in English Since 1945
Auteur : Adrian Roscoe
Éditeur : Columbia University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780231503792
Libération : 2007-11-17

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Columbia's guides to postwar African literature paint a unique portrait of the continent's rich and diverse literary traditions. This volume examines the rapid rise and growth of modern literature in the three postcolonial nations of Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia. It tracks the multiple political and economic pressures that have shaped Central African writing since the end of World War II and reveals its authors' heroic efforts to keep their literary traditions alive in the face of extreme poverty and AIDS. Adrian Roscoe begins with a list of key political events. Since writers were composing within both colonial and postcolonial contexts, he pays particular attention to the nature of British colonialism, especially theories regarding its provenance and motivation. Roscoe discusses such historical figures as David Livingstone, Cecil Rhodes, and Sir Harry Johnston, as well as modern power players, including Robert Mugabe, Kenneth Kaunda, and Kamuzu Banda. He also addresses efforts to create a literary-historical record from an African perspective, an account that challenges white historiographies in which the colonized was neither agent nor informer. A comprehensive alphabetical guide profiles both established and emerging authors and further illustrates issues raised in the introduction. Roscoe then concludes with a detailed bibliography recommending additional reading and sources. At the close of World War II the people of Central Africa found themselves mired in imperial fatigue and broken promises of freedom. This fueled a desire for liberation and a major surge in literary production, and in this illuminating guide Roscoe details the campaigns for social justice and political integrity, for education and economic empowerment, and for gender equity, participatory democracy, rural development, and environmental care that characterized this exciting period of development., reviewing a previous edition or volume

Sharpe s London Journal

Titre : Sharpe s London Journal
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : PRNC:32101064477472
Libération : 1849

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Sharpe s London Journal Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Hollywood s Second Sex

Titre : Hollywood s Second Sex
Auteur : Aubrey Malone
Éditeur : McFarland
ISBN-13 : 9781476619514
Libération : 2015-04-10

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"Women stars in Hollywood were invariably in two categories," said director Otto Preminger. "One group was of women who were exploited by men, and the other, much smaller group was of women who survived by acting like men." Beginning with silent film vamp Theda Bara and continuing with icons like Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Raquel Welch, this study of film industry misogyny describes how female stars were maltreated by a sexist studio system--until women like Katharine Hepburn and Bette Davis fought for parity. The careers of Doris Day, Brigitte Bardot, Carole Landis, Francis Farmer, Dorothy Dandridge, Inger Stevens and many others are examined, along with more recent actresses like Demi Moore and Sharon Stone. Women who worked behind the scenes, writing screenplays, producing and directing without due credit, are also covered.

The Wonderbox

Titre : The Wonderbox
Auteur : Roman Krznaric
Éditeur : Profile Books
ISBN-13 : 9781847654458
Libération : 2011-12-22

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There are many ways to try to improve our lives - we can turn to the wisdom of philosophers, the teachings of religions or the latest experiments of psychologists. But we rarely to look to history for inspiration - and when we do it can be surprisingly powerful. Showing the lessons that can be learned from the past, cultural historian Roman Krznaric explores twelve universal topics, from work and love to money and creativity, and reveals the wisdom that we've been missing. There is much to be learned from Ancient Greece on relationships, from the industrial revolution on job satisfaction, and from Ming-dynasty China on bringing up our children. Just as a Renaissance 'Wunderkammer' was a curiosity cabinet full of fascinating objects, each with a story behind it, The Wonderbox is full of stories and ideas from history, each of which sheds invaluable light on the decisions we make every day, whether we think about the different uses of the senses or changing attitudes to time. History is usually read for pleasure or for insight into current affairs, but The Wonderbox, stepping into the territory of Alain de Botton and Theodore Zeldin, is 'practical history' - using the past to think about our day to day lives.