Author: Saki, H. H. Munro
Publisher: e-artnow sro
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Author: 1870-1916 Saki
Publisher: Wentworth Press
Das Handbuch des Antisemitismus widmet sich allen Aspekten der Judenfeindschaft von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart und ohne geographische Begrenzung. Im siebten Band geben in knapp 300 Lemmata 120 Autoren einen Überblick über den kulturellen Antisemitismus im Film und Theater, in der Literatur und Kunst. Der „ewige Jude“ der Ahasver-Legende wird ebenso thematisiert wie die historische Figur „Jud Süß“, Informationen zum Film „Schindlers Liste“ finden sich neben Erläuterungen zur Judenfeindschaft in mittelalterlichen Passionsspielen und den Kontroversen um „Nackt unter Wölfen“ oder Wilhelm Buschs Bildergeschichte „Plisch und Plum“. Romane und Bühnenstücke, Filme und Werke der Bildenden Kunst werden als Vehikel der Judenfeindschaft behandelt. Einträge zu literarischen Versuchen, den Holocaust zu verstehen oder dem Antisemitismus zu wehren, runden das Werk ab.
Author: Wolfgang Benz
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
This is a day-by-day account of the eighty-day struggle in 1940 between Hitler—poised on the edge of absolute victory—and Churchill—threatened by imminent invasion and defeat. “A masterful book—masterful in its portrayal of its protagonists, masterful in its overall understanding of the death-struggle in which they engaged, masterful, above all, in its vivid, suspenseful chronicling of the most momentous eighty days in the history of this century.”—Geoffrey Ward “This is a marvelous book. John Lukacs has lucid, unsentimental insight into the mind and character of both Churchill and Hitler.”—Conor Cruise O’Brien “A wonderful story wonderfully told.”—George F. Will “It is salutary to be reminded in this powerful study how close Hitler came to winning in 1940. . . . An impressive study . . . [written] with elegance and panache.”—Peter Stansky, New York Times “A master of narrative history on a par with Barbara Tuchman and Garrett Mattingly.”—Kirkus Reviews
The Eighty-Day Struggle Between Churchill and Hitler
Author: John Lukacs
Publisher: Yale University Press
First published in 1953, this volume traces the role played by the English navy during the years 1689-97, during which time England became the dominant sea power of Europe. This volume will appeal to anyone interested in the naval history of England at the end of the seventeenth century.
Its State and Direction
Author: John Ehrman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY Agatha Christie called her ‘a shining light’. Have you discovered Margery Allingham, the 'true queen' of the classic murder mystery? The tranquility of Cambridge is punctured when Cousin Andrew of the illustrious Faraday family disappears without a trace. No time is wasted in summoning Albert Campion and his sleuthing skills away from the bustle of Piccadilly to investigate – but little does he expect to be greeted by a band of eccentric relatives all at daggers with each other. Soon there are as many dead bodies as there are red herrings, and Campion must uncover the secrets of the Faraday dynasty before another victim falls... As urbane as Lord Wimsey...as ingenious as Poirot... Meet one of crime fiction’s Great Detectives, Mr Albert Campion.
Author: Margery Allingham
Publisher: Random House
Most information about medieval life comes from the records of the church courts of the province of York, which date from the 14th century. This work investigates cases involving a range of disputes, including sex, consent and violence.
Author: Frederik Pedersen
Publisher: A&C Black
In THE LAD AND THE LION, Edgar Rice Burroughs has returned to a theme that catapulted his name to fame when he wrote "Tarzan of the Apes". For here is the story of a youth - actually a deposed king - whose life is preserved by a miracle and who grows up on a derelict ship in companion with a lion. Eventually the winds and currents deposit the strange pair on the coast of Africa, and the youth learns the lessons of the wild, helped by his closest friend and protector, the giant, black-maned lion. The book is filled with the loyalty and staunch friendship of beasts - and with the treachery of man. It has all the trills and adventure and suspense that have made fans of millions of Edgar Rice Burroughs readers.
Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher: Hachette UK
A Tale, Designed for the Use of Young People ...
Author: Mrs. Hofland (Barbara)
Category: Conduct of life
Author: Barbara Hofland
Category: Conduct of life
Containing an Account of His Being Set on Shore in the Island of Madagascar ... As Also Captain Singleton's Return to Sea, with an Account of His Many Adventures and Pyracies with the Famous Captain Avery and Others
Author: Daniel Defoe
Combines original documents in English translation and interpretive essays to examine the role of the castle in medieval society.
Author: Marilyn Stokstad
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
With an uninterrupted printing history since it was first published in 1939, this classic interpretation of the book of Revelation has served as a solid resource and source of inspiration for generations. Using sound principles of interpretation, William Hendriksen unfolds the mysteries of the apocalypse gradually, always with the purpose of showing that "we are more than conquerors through Christ." Both beginning and advanced students of the Scriptures will find here the inspiration to face a restless and confusing world with a joyful, confident spirit, secure in the knowledge that God reigns and is coming again soon. This edition features a newly designed interior layout.
An Interpretation of the Book of Revelation
Author: William Hendriksen
Publisher: Baker Books
Author: Amelia Alderson Opie