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Hiroshima

By Nakazawa Keiji
  • ISBN Code: : 1442207493
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : History
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This compelling autobiography tells the life story of famed manga artist Nakazawa Keiji. Born in Hiroshima in 1939, Nakazawa was six years old when on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb. His gritty and stunning account of the horrific aftermath is powerfully told through the eyes of a child who lost most of his family and neighbors. The narrative continues through the brutally difficult years immediately after the war, his art apprenticeship in Tokyo, his pioneering "atomic-bomb" manga, and the creation of Barefoot Gen, the classic graphic novel based on his own experiences before, during, and after the bomb. Despite the grimness of his early life, Nakazawa never succumbs to pessimism or defeatism. His trademark optimism and activism shine through in this inspirational work.

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This volume provides analyses of a range of subjects and issues in the death penalty debate, from medicine to the media. The essays address in particular the personal complexities of those involved, a fundamental part of the subject usually overridden by the theoretical and legal aspects of the debate. The unique personal vantage offered by this volume makes it essential reading for anyone interested in going beyond the removed theoretical understanding of the death penalty, to better comprehending its fundamental humanity. Additionally, the international range of the analysis, enabling disaggregation of country specific motivations, ensures the complexities of the death penalty are also considered from a global perspective.

The Greatest War -

By Gerald Astor
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  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Book Code : 0446565547
  • Total of Pages : 608
  • Category : History
  • Members : 466
  • Pdf File: the-greatest-war.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The third volume of this American combat history of World War II highlights the exploits of General MacArthur in the Phillipines and General Patton in Germany and covers from the Battle of the Bulge to Hiroshima and the end of the war.

Intercultural Horizons Volume III

By Lavinia Bracci,Nevin C. Brown,Eliza J. Nash
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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Book Code : 1443884235
  • Total of Pages : 370
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 569
  • Pdf File: intercultural-horizons-volume-iii.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume brings together a representative set of the papers given at the third annual Intercultural Horizons conference held in Siena, Italy, in October 2013. The conference attracted presenters and attendees from a variety of nations throughout five continents. The papers included in this volume are drawn from a series of conference sessions in which academicians and practitioners in the field offered theoretical analyses, case studies and other perspectives on intercultural studies, civic engagement and related topics. The volume is divided into four sections: Theoretical Considerations of Intercultural Competence and Interculturalism; Intercultural Development and Assessment: Practical Examples and Research; Civic Engagement in International and Culturally Diverse Contexts; and Intercultural Education and Training. The reader will find that most of the papers address a variety of intercultural topics beyond their specific chapter designations. In particular, the theme of second language acquisition, education and use was an overarching theme that emerged from a large number of papers and presentations, specifically with regards to the complexities now faced by intercultural educators and researchers as a result of the increasing dominance of English as a “lingua franca” both in academe and many nations.

Divine Feminine Handbook Volume Iii

By Marilyn Pabon
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  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Book Code : 1982272546
  • Total of Pages : 340
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 448
  • Pdf File: divine-feminine-handbook-volume-iii.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Put health and self-care at the heart of everything and you will enjoy endless benefits from the time you spend here on Mother Earth. Extreme self-care is taking care of your body, mind, heart and spirit. It is about loving yourself and others. It is about doing things you enjoy and standing up for things you think are right and serving others. Extreme self-care is living a purposeful life and standing in your divine femininity. Life is sometimes hard and serious and our duties and responsibilities crowd out time to just enjoy ourselves and have plain old fun. Stop being so serious. Life is an adventure and we are meant to have joy and fun and love along the way. We have become to sophisticated as a people and that is one of our downfalls. We need to get back to primitive godliness and simplicity if we wish to regain our health and happiness. Look at a baby or small child and see the joy they have for life, their spark, their self-confidence and self-love, go back to that! Schedule time to take care of yourself. Schedule fun time in your life. Go outside. Get in the sun. Get in the water. Play hard. Laugh out loud. Laugh until you cry. Make your life fun again. We need to relearn what our ancient ancestors knew about spending time in nature, living in community, using plants for food and medicine and recognize energy and spiritual healing as bonafide therapy. Our DNA recognizes the ancient remedies and responds with health. Learning wisdom from our Divine Feminine foremothers will put us back in touch with our inner knowing, our own divinity and purpose. Ancient wisdom and natural medicine is our pathway to vibrant physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.

Dragon Ball Culture Volume 3

By Derek Padula
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  • Publisher : Derek Padula
  • Book Code : 0983120501
  • Total of Pages : 330
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 923
  • Pdf File: dragon-ball-culture-volume-3.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Goku begins a new adventure, and this time the quest is to conquer thyself. In Dragon Ball Culture Volume 3: Battle, you’ll discover the origin of Goku’s training mentality. You’ll see how Akira Toriyama combines thousands of years of martial arts history and modern cinema together to create the Tenkaichi Budōkai. And you’ll hear how Dragon Ball almost gets cancelled, but then changes its format to become the world’s most recognized anime and manga series. Travel alongside Goku as he becomes the disciple of the world’s greatest martial artist, meets his new training partner, and competes in the largest tournament on Earth. Will this wild monkey boy gain the discipline he needs to become the champion? Volume 3 explores Chapters 24 to 53 of the Dragon Ball manga. Let the battle begin!

Americans on Fiction, 1776-1900

By Peter Rawlings
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351223372
  • Total of Pages : 1320
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 731
  • Pdf File: americans-on-fiction-1776-1900.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A collection of prefaces, reviews and articles by Americans on American and European fiction. Charted in these three volumes, which span 1776 to 1900, is the movement from anxious defences of the novel as a necessary vehicle of truth and morality to fully-fledged theoretical exfoliations.

The Best 195 Classics Ever Written - Volume 3

By Various
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  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Book Code : 1458798410
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 131
  • Pdf File: the-best-195-classics-ever-written-volume-3.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Compiled in 4 volumes, "The Best 195 Classics Ever Written" brings together exceptional works by distinguished authors including renowned names like Charles Dickens, Henry James, Jane Austen and William Shakespeare. Aiming to provide the best compilation of classical works for its lovers, this amazing collection has a wonderful blend of relationships, emotions, fantasy and adventure that attracted everyone for generations and inspired many films, television serials and stage adaptations.

The Nazi Holocaust. Part 8: Bystanders to the Holocaust

By Michael Robert Marrus
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  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Book Code : 3110968681
  • Total of Pages : 497
  • Category : History
  • Members : 787
  • Pdf File: the-nazi-holocaust-part-8.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Diese Reihe bietet erstmals eine Basissammlung von Faksimiles englischsprachiger historischer Artikel zu allen Aspekten der Vernichtung der europäischen Juden. Die große Anzahl von annähernd 300 Aufsätzen aus 84 Zeitschriften und Sammlungen ermöglicht den Lesern, sich einen Überblick über diesen Themenkomplex zu verschaffen. Die Reihe beginnt mit einem Rückblick auf die Wurzeln des Antisemitismus und einer Darstellung der verschiedenen wissenschaftlichen Methoden zur Erforschung des Holocaust. Die Reihe endet mit der Dokumentation der Befreiung der Konzentrationslager und mit Aufsätzen zu den Kriegsverbrecherprozessen. Der Erscheinungszeitraum umfasst die Jahre 1950 bis 1987, zu den Verfassern gehören beispielsweise Jakob Katz, Saul Friedländer, Eberhard Jäckel, Bruno Bettelheim und Herbert A. Strauss.

Books of Blood Volume 3

By Clive Barker
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  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Book Code : 0751564044
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 315
  • Pdf File: books-of-blood-volume-3.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Volume Three of Clive Barker's seminal Books of Blood contains the stories: 'Son of Celluloid', 'Rawhead Rex', 'Confession of a (Pornograapher's) Shroud', 'Scape-goats', 'Human Remains'. With the 1984 publication of Books of Blood, Clive Barker became an overnight literary sensation. He was hailed by Stephen King as "the future of horror", and won both the British and World Fantasy Awards. Now, with his numerous bestsellers, graphic novels, and hit movies like the Hellraiser, Clive Barker has become an industry unto himself. But it all started here, with this tour de force collection that rivals the dark masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. Read him and rediscover the true meaning of fear.

Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom

By Carrye Kay Syma,Robert G. Weiner
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 1476601976
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 637
  • Pdf File: graphic-novels-and-comics-in-the-classroom.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement. This collection of essays is a wide-ranging look at current practices using comics and graphic novels in educational settings, from elementary schools through college. The contributors cover history, gender, the use of specific graphic novels, practical application and educational theory. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.