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The Danube: A Journey Upriver from the Black Sea to the by Nick Thorpe

By Nick Thorpe

The wonderful Danube either cuts throughout and connects imperative Europe, flowing via and along ten nations: Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany. traveling its complete size from east to west, opposed to the river’s circulation, Nick Thorpe embarks on an inspiring year-long trip that results in a brand new point of view on Europe this present day. Thorpe’s account is own, conversational, humorous, fast, and uniquely observant—everything a reader expects within the most sensible shuttle writing.
Immersing himself within the Danube’s waters in the course of day-by-day morning swims, Thorpe likewise turns into immersed within the histories of the lands associated through the river. He observes the river’s ecological stipulations, a few discouraging and others hopeful, and encounters archaeological continues to be that whisper of human groups sustained by means of the river over 8 millennia. such a lot attention-grabbing of all are the standard and outstanding humans alongside the way—the ferrymen and fishermen, staff within the fields, shopkeepers, beekeepers, waitresses, smugglers and border policemen, felony and unlawful immigrants, and plenty of extra. For readers who count on their very own trips at the Danube, in addition to those that basically dream of seeing the good river, this booklet might be a distinct and valuable guide.

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Historiography in the Middle Ages by Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis

By Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis

This quantity includes twelve essays that describe the writing of heritage in medieval Western Europe. every one bankruptcy examines one of those material approximately which medieval historians wrote, and discusses either the texts and the trendy techniques to those texts. The authors contain either historians and literary students.

There are 4 chapters on early medieval historiography (universal background, national/ethnic historical past, institutional heritage, and biography/hagiography) and 8 on later medieval historiography (the related 4, plus dynastic, city, modern, and mythical history).

This entire one-volume survey, in English, of medieval historiography can serve either as an advent for college students and the layperson, and as a instruction manual for the student.

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Super Structures by Samone Bos

By Samone Bos

From Diocletian’s Palace to the Empire country construction, get a close-up examine constructions previous, new, and for the longer term. Eye-popping photos, large fold-out pages, blueprints, proof, fi gures, and knowledge demonstrate the secrets and techniques at the back of every one of those really good buildings.

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Practical English Handbook by Floyd C. Watkins

By Floyd C. Watkins

This moment version of the sensible English guide has the purpose to offer the weather of composition concisely and obviously, with out oversimplification and superficiality and with emphasis on what to do and the way to do it. Designed as a textual content for lecture room use, as a guide of subject correction, and as a source for self sufficient examine of specific difficulties, it deals the scholar concrete support from the 1st easy writing project in the course of the more and more complicated calls for of the composition direction.

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The triumph of narrative : storytelling in the age of mass by Robert Fulford

By Robert Fulford

Narrative has been imperative to human lifestyles for millennia, and the 20th century has been preeminently the age of the tale. Mass tradition and mass rest have enabled us to spend way more time soaking up tales, genuine and imaginary, than any of our ancestors. even if this has been to our gain is without doubt one of the questions raised by means of journalist and 1999 CBC Massey lecturer Robert Fulford. Narrative, Fulford Read more...

summary: Narrative has been imperative to human lifestyles for millennia, and the 20 th century has been preeminently the age of the tale. Mass tradition and mass rest have enabled us to spend way more time soaking up tales, actual and imaginary, than any of our ancestors. even if this has been to our profit is among the questions raised by way of journalist and 1999 CBC Massey lecturer Robert Fulford. Narrative, Fulford issues out, is how we clarify, how we educate, how we entertain ourselves - usually abruptly. it's the package deal during which we wrap fact, desire, and dread. it will be important to civilization.Fulford writes engagingly and energetically approximately narrative background, narrative in information insurance, the increase of digital narrative, and narrative because it thrives within the type of gossip, "the folk-art model of literature," revealing to us the secret, strength, and significance of tale in all our lives

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The Internet guide for writers: use the Internet for by Malcolm Chisholm

By Malcolm Chisholm

Writers want info yet they don't continuously have it instantly at hand. the place are you able to locate the main points you wish quick and cost effectively? on the net. the net is the most important resource of data on this planet - universities, businesses, governments, execs and enthusiastic amateurs all give a contribution their wisdom. It charges you just about not anything and also you do not also have to go away your table. This instruction manual indicates you ways to assemble info on your writing, and the place to discover it simply and speedy. the best way to use net communications on your top virtue and save cash and time.

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The Best Travel Writing 2011: True Stories from Around the by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, Sean O'Reilly

By James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, Sean O'Reilly

This booklet is our annual number of the easiest go back and forth writing of the yr, a lot of it by no means released prior to, from mammoth names in shuttle literature and rising new writers. "The most sensible commute Writing 2011" is the 8th quantity within the annual "Travelers' stories" sequence introduced in 2004 to have fun the world's most sensible commute writing - from Nobel Prize winners to rising new writers. The issues of view and views are international, and subject matters surround excessive experience, non secular development, romance, hilarity and misadventure, provider to humanity, and encounters with unique delicacies. In "The most sensible shuttle Writing 2011": readers will sweat, undergo, and fall in love in Guyana; a visitor conducts his personal detente in Russian baths; readers come across the sunshine of a stranger in Burma; an archaeologist digs up her personal prior in Greece; and, readers understand the nuances of bargaining in Senegal...and even more.

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Writing Fiction For All You're Worth by James Scott Bell

By James Scott Bell

Take your fiction to that subsequent point, the place brokers and editors sit up straight and take discover – and the place readers continue coming again for extra! Writing Fiction for All You’re worthy comprises the simplest of James Scott Bell's articles and web publication posts on writing, simply searchable lower than those headings: The Writing international, The Writing lifestyles, and The Writing Craft. and you will get by no means sooner than released fabric, together with a first-ever investigate Jim's mystery writing computer, the handbook he prepare through the years for his personal use in writing a variety of bestsellers. For the 1st time he is sharing a glimpse into the notes he compiled on his solution to publishing good fortune. Plus, a unique module on moving into e-publishing, that's a needs to learn in an effort to have a occupation promoting e-books effectively.

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