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Wed, 28 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Cleopatra VII, the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, the reincarnation of the Egyptian God Isis, remains a popular traditional figure in the Western culture. Her legacy survives in numerous works of art and literature including William Shakespeare's tragedy Antony and Cleopatra and the 1963 film Cleopatra. Schiff has portrayed Cleopatra's character in a contemporary way, most relevant to this 21st century. Schiff's writing style is very subtle, meaningful and full of insight that makes the book a compelling read.
Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400An overview of books on modern British art that have been published this year. There are new books out on the artists John Piper, Ravilious, and John Craxton, and on designer duo Robin and Lucienne Day, and Abram Games. It has already been a fantastic year for Modern British Art publications ranging from the very best in British Design to long awaited monographs on renowned masters of modern art in Britain.
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400At one time or another I think we all have actions we are repeating or addictions we are indulging in that, if we don't stop, it will kill us. At the very least, these actions will keep us from living the life that would really make us happy. I also believe that breaking through these issues can be nearly impossible until we're armed with the right information and tools to help us break through. Change has often been a frustrating and elusive thing for me.
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Driving theory test CD contains ALL official DSA driving theory test multiple choice questions and hazard perception demo clipsfor car drivers and motorcyclists. This is latest 2010 DSA Driving theory, hazard perception test - Car and motorcycle (PC CD-ROM, which includes entire latest 2010 DSA official driving theory test questions and answers for car and bike and over 70+ interactive hazard perception practice clips.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400While O'Connor explicitly states that this book is about Indigenous women and their position in nineteenth-century Ecuadorian history, she argues that it is not women's history. Rather, she tells us that gender analysis is the central feature of the book. This is a claim often made by authors exploring gender issues, but seldom accomplished. Using court records, O'Connor argues that the close association of men with agriculture gave them higher social status than women. The difference in the economic and social meaning of marriage on the haciendas illustrates her point. Marriage provided men with increased status and power over their wives.
Sun, 27 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400General James Longstreet has not only been misjudged by history, but actually was one of the most successful generals of the Civil War. Knudsen makes the case that General Longstreet has not only been misjudged by history, but actually was one of the most successful generals of the war.
Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Dr. Simeon, the first person make use of and market hcg for losing weight, gives a detailed diet routine you are supposed to closely follow to eradicate unwanted weight at a rate of one to 2 pounds on a daily basis. The very first diet guide can be found in his book titled "Pounds and Inches".
Wed, 26 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400A zombie is often a reanimated dead or a mindless human being. In the middle ages it was commonly believed that the souls of the dead will return to the earth and haunt the living. The zombies appear in several other cultures worldwide like China, India, Japan, the Pacific and the Native Americans. Haitian Vodou is a religion from the Caribbean country of Haiti. As a part of the Vodou religion they belive that magician called bokors can revive the recently dead. According to the tenets of Vodou, a dead person can be revived by a sorcerer and the zombie remains under his control because they have no will on their own.
Sat, 08 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400A book review of Textile League Baseball: South Carolina's Mill Teams, 1880-1955 by Thomas K. Perry. I accidently stumbled upon Thomas Perry's book, "Textile League Baseball," while conducting some research on a bit of hometown trivia. Oddly, in the 1950's and 60's you could hear the Chicago White Sox broadcasts in my hometown of Greenville, SC on radio station, WMRB-1490 AM.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Do you ever feel like you're being lied to? I feel that way most of the time. I don't watch the news anymore for this reason. There's an old expression in Journalism that says, "If it leads, it's bleeds." I feel that the more I watch the news, the more negative I become, but it's not just the news that does this to me, it's also being surrounded by negative people.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500A look at the new book detailing the life of this amazing business man, It's better than you might think! I got this book the other day, since then I really don't want to stop reading it(all 800ish pages). It looked like an uninteresting picture of the life of a person working in what is oftenimagined to be a boring industry (Investing).
Mon, 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Although The Wind Up Bird Chronicle is a flawed novel, it is quite entertaining and it contains passages of moral value and redemption. It also offers -in translation- fluidity of language, rhythm, rhetorical techniques, as well as lyrical flashes.
Wed, 09 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500This is a short piece taken from the book titled A Journey into the Unknown by The Bastard. This book contains three volumes, this piece is from volume two titled The Lost Years.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500Sequels often disappoint and this one is more than a disappointment - it's an undisguised effort to cash in on the success of the first work, which I understand sold over 4 million copies.
Sat, 11 Apr 2009 00:00:00 -0400Recently one of my clients asked me what I thought of one of a book about tax lien investing. The book that he asked me about is one that I do recommend on my web site. The name of the book is Profit by Investing in Tax Liens, by Larry Loftis. The problem with books about investing in tax liens and tax deeds is that every state is very different and there is no book in print that Im aware of that does justice to every state in the U.S. My goal in this article is to give you a short review of some of the books that Im familiar with and point out the pros and cons of each one.
Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400Guys are the major audience of comics translated from Japanese and generally known as manga. Despite their omnivorousness, they are targeted by several genres like seinen, shonen, ecchi and hentai. Any of them can contain some comedy, drama, fantasy, mysticism and others.
Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Long before the internet, people have read book reviews. Before spending their time and money on a book, they wanted to find out if a book would be a good investment. Today is no different. People simply have many more choices now that the internet is so commonplace. We have the ability to read numerous reviews about any book that interests us, those written long ago, or bestsellers of today.
Sun, 22 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Due to the increasing interest in sports nutrition and a growing number of athletes and health buffs becoming more conscious of the nutrition they take in to power their performance, a lot of books have already been released to disseminate more information and further heighten people's awareness. This is, in fact, very beneficial as awareness is most of the time the springboard of concrete actions.
Tue, 17 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Wedding magazines are not just informative but are entertaining as well. It does not matter whether you are planning for a wedding or not; you will find them very resourceful. However, when you are getting ready to have a wedding, you will become more interested in what wedding magazines have to offer. For this reason, it is vital for you to reach out for a good magazine.
Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500If you love reading romance stories, you will know that there are certain kinds of stories on romance that are better than others. As a reader, you want to read only the best romance stories. The best stories will entertain you in ways that cannot be described.
Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Some of the best romance novels are those that tell a story of love in a very dramatic way. I'm sure you have your very own romance story that you think is the best. There are very many factors that readers consider when they are judging a novel to be the best.
Tue, 06 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500Romance literature is very popular for the reasons that are very obvious. All people love to read romance and, the major reason is to keep them in tune with love. Many want to keep redefining love and, this is very vital. If you are a person who is seeking some romance literature entertainment, this is definitely your thing.
Tue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Are you an avid romance reader? If you are, you are one of the millions of readers who are delighted at the thought of a good romance read. This is not surprising at all; romance is one of the largest and certainly most popular topics there is. Statistics have shown that, most readers will read a book for the romance in it.
Tue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Classic romance novels take us to a land that can only be best described by great classic romance writers. Romance in the classic sense is simply invaluable. It continues to inspire many a contemporary writers to continue with what was started.
Tue, 23 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500Vampire romance books are one of a kind. They are smitten in mystery and their wild side manages to capture the imagination of many a fan. Stories about vampires have been told for a long time. Vampires are beings which are supernatural and feed on the blood of humans. They are imaginary creatures which have managed to create a name for themselves as the creatures of the night.