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Warriors Dilettantes And Businessmen

Author : William Richard John Dean
ISBN : 1920602046
Genre : Birds
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"Warriors, Dilettantes & Businessmen focuses on the activities of collectors of bird specimens in southern Africa and their contribution to southern African ornithology. It also covers some of the history and the development of ornithology as a science in southern Africa."--Back cover.
Category: Birds

A History Of England

Author : Lacey Baldwin Smith
ISBN : UOM:39015001794828
Genre : Great Britain
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My Warrior Sons

Author : Arthur Close Borton
ISBN : UOM:39015002994526
Genre : World War, 1914-1918
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Gender Civic Culture And Consumerism

Author : Alan Kidd
ISBN : 0719056764
Genre : Business & Economics
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The essays in this volume deal chiefly with issues of class and gender, which are seen as mutually constitutive of social identity. Recent historical interest in the idea of "modernity" is represented in studies of socio-spatial relations of urban culture and in the emergence of gender-laden conceptions of the modern suburban culture of domesticity and consumerism. Art and art patronage are dissected as cultural motifs suggestive both of gender and rank. The detailed cultural aesthetic of the middle classes is explored from the learned societies of the late eighteenth century to the amateur operatic societies of the twentieth-century suburbs. A key focus is the changing and uncertain representation of masculine identities in relation to class.
Category: Business & Economics

The Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby

Author : Tom Wolfe
ISBN : 1429961031
Genre : Social Science
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"An excellent book by a genius," said Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., of this now classic exploration of the 1960s from the founder of new journalism. "This is a book that will be a sharp pleasure to reread years from now, when it will bring back, like a falcon in the sky of memory, a whole world that is currently jetting and jazzing its way somewhere or other."--Newsweek In his first book, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965) Wolfe introduces us to the sixties, to extravagant new styles of life that had nothing to do with the "elite" culture of the past.
Category: Social Science

Aces Of The Reich

Author : Mike Spick
ISBN : 9781473877528
Genre : History
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In 1939, the Luftwaffe was arguably the world's best-equipped and best-trained air force. Its fighters were second to none, and their pilots had a tactical system superior to any other in the world. In campaigns over Poland, Norway, the Low Countries and France, they carried all before them. Only in the summer of 1940 did they fail by a narrow margin in achieving air superiority over England. In the West, with a mere holding force, they maintained an enviable kill-loss ratio against the RAF, while elsewhere they swept through the Balkans, then decimated the numerically formidable Soviet Air Force. Their top scorers set marks in air combat that have never been surpassed.Yet within three years despite the introduction of the jet Me 262, the world's most advanced fighter the Luftwaffe fighter arm had been totally defeated. How did this happen? Air-warfare historian Mike Spick explores this question in depth in this incisive and compelling study of World War II's most fearsome air force.
Category: History

There Was Light

Author : Irving Stone
ISBN : UOM:39015012926278
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Personal reminiscences of thirty-nine notable alumni, in honor of the University of California's 100th anniversary.

The Overlook Martial Arts Reader

Author : John Donohue
ISBN : 158567463X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Articles focus on the history, training and discipline, and philosophy of of the martial arts, and stress their common elements.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Spectator

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ISBN : UCR:31210019891744
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ISBN : NWU:35556026844886
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Philip Johnson

Author : Beatriz Colomina
ISBN : UOM:39015079262971
Genre : Architecture
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An illustrated collection of essays analyzing the work and cultural politics of the influential twentieth-century American architect Philip Johnson.
Category: Architecture

Page One 1851 2004

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ISBN : PSU:000057948881
Genre : American newspapers
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Books And Notes

Author : Los Angeles County Public Library
ISBN : UOM:39015033593800
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All The Empty Palaces

Author : Beverly Whitney Kean
ISBN : STANFORD:36105002647621
Genre : Art patronage
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105112947317
Genre : Books
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