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Alexander of Aphrodisias and the Text of Aristotle's Metaphysics

by Mirjam Kotwick

Alexander of Aphrodisias’s commentary (about AD 200) is the earliest extant commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics and the most important indirect witness to the Metaphysics text. In this study, Mirjam Kotwick demonstrates how to reconstruct from

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Alexander Robey Shepherd

The Man Who Built the Nation’s Capital

by John P. Richardson

<p>With <em>Alexander Robey Shepherd,</em> John P. Richardson gives us the first full-length biography of his subject, who as Washington, D.C.’s, public works czar (1871–74) built the infrastructure of the nation’s capital in a few frenetic ...

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Alexander The [Not So] Great

by Mohammad Akmal Makhdum

<p>This book tells us that Alexander of Macedon was not great. He was not undefeated. He was defeated repeatedly in present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan. He and his mercenaries ran away to save their lives after a series of crushing defeats. ...

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Alexander the Great

by Jacob Abbott

<p>Jacob Abbott was a prominent American writer in the nineteenth century. Abbott was a very prolific author of books for children as well as detailed histories and biographies on some of the world's most famous figures and events.  Abbott's ...

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Alexander the Great in the Roman Empire, 150 BC to AD 600

by Jaakkojuhani Peltonen

<p>The life of Alexander the Great began to be retold from the moment of his death. The Greco-Roman authors used these stories as exemplars in a variety of ways. This book is concerned with the various stories of Alexander and how they were used

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Alexandria Amidst Fragrant History and Saffron Soil

by Dr. Abdelfattah Abdallah

<p>Alexandria, Amidst Fragrant History and Saffron Soil, is a valuable addition to the library of nonfiction books written about one of the most ancient cities in the world. The author provides intriguing reflections as eyewitness of the ...

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Alexandria, Real and Imagined

by Anthony Hirst & Michael Silk

<p>Alexandria, Real and Imagined offers a complex portrait of an extraordinary city, from its foundation in the fourth century BC up to the present day: a city notable for its history of ethnic diversity, for the legacies of its past imperial ...

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Alexandrian War

by Julius Caesar

<p>Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman statesman, general and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. A military leader of legendary ...

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Alexandru D. Xenopol and the Development of Romanian Historiography

by Paul A. Hiemstra

<p>Despite the criticism of his peers and the inattention of his successors, Alexandru Xenopol provided Romanian nationalistic historiography with a greater measure of respectability, especially with the general public. By the time of WWI a ...

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Alfred Herbert Ltd and the British Machine Tool Industry, 1887-1983

by M.J. Lewis & Roger Lloyd-Jones

<p>At the beginning of the twentieth century Britain was amongst the world leaders in the production of machine tools, yet by the 1980s the industry was in terminal decline. Focusing on the example of Britain's largest machine tool maker, Alfred

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Alfred Tennyson

by Andrew Lang

<p>Original and unabridged content. Made aivaiable by SILVER MOON PRESS.<br /> In writing this brief sketch of the Life of Tennyson, and this attempt to appreciate his work, I have rested almost entirely on the Biography by Lord Tennyson (with ...

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Alfred Tennyson

by Andrew Lang

<p>In writing this brief sketch of the Life of Tennyson, and this attempt to appreciate his work, I have rested almost entirely on the Biography by Lord Tennyson (with his kind permission) and on the text of the Poems. As to the Life, doubtless ...

ISBN: 9788832551167

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Alfred the Great

Papers from the Eleventh-Centenary Conferences

by Timothy Reuter

<p>1999 marked the eleven-hundredth anniversary of the death of Alfred the Great, and to mark this event, two international conferences were held to re-evaluate and contextualise Alfred's achievements and the developments of his reign. This ...

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Algeria and Tunis

by Frances E. Nesbitt

<p>Algiers is such a city of contrasts, of dark memories and present prosperity, of Christian slavery and Christian rule, brilliant sun and tropical rain, of wide modern streets and networks of narrow alleys, with the slow dignity of movement of

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Algeria History of Governance and Political Environment

by Hassan Mohamed

<p>Algeria History, Leadership profile, Politic and Environment, find out more about Algeria and colonial relation. During the fifty years after independence, Algeria could never have a vibrant and effective civil society. Especially because of ...

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Algiers, Third World Capital

Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers

by Elaine Mokhtefi

<p>Following the Algerian war for independence and the defeat of France in 1962, Algiers became the liberation capital of the Third World. Here, Elaine Mokhtefi, who as a young American woman had become involved in the struggle and worked with ...

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Alien Gods: From Book of the Dead to the Bible

by Igor Kryan

<p>One of the oldest religious text &quot;Book of the Dead&quot; of ancient Egypt dates back more than 3000 BC and it speaks of interstellar space travel. The first scribes and artists who wrote and drawn what the priests spelled, but they ...

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All for Union, Empire and Homeland

The Labours of “Honest John” Drummond of Quarrel

by George McGilvary

<p>This book uses original resources to uncover the valuable help given to Britain’s leaders and her elite by the Scot, John Drummond of Quarrel. It reveals why he proved indispensable as a special consultant and counsellor to statesmen, nobles ...

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All Hail the Messiah

Why Fox News Channel and the Conservative Clan Couldn't Crucify Him!

by Clinton L. Sprauve

This book is a Retired U. S. Marine’s common sense, plain language review of the 2008/2010 Historic U. S. Elections. It is also a critical analysis of Conservatives who sarcastically crowned President Obama “Messiah” and “The Anointed One” but ...

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The Spread of Gambling in Twentieth-Century United States

by Jonathan D Cohen & David G. Schwartz

<p>Gambling, the risky enterprise of chance, is one of America’s favorite pastimes. Office March Madness brackets, a day at the race track, a friendly wager, the random ridiculous Super Bowl prop bet, bingo night, or the latest media frenzy over

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