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In Richard Doherty's latest book he looks at the wide-ranging role of the Royal Artillery (RA) during the Second World War, examining its state of preparedness in 1939, the many developments that were introduced during the War, including aerial observation and self-propelled artillery, the growth of the regiment and its effectiveness in its many roles. It is illustrated with stories of the actions of individuals from members of gun detachments to general officers. During the Second World War the Germans assessed the Royal Artillery as the most professional arm of the British Army. British gunners were accurate, effective and efficient and provided fire support for their armoured and infantry colleagues that was better than that in any other army. It is often claimed that British artillery came into its own after the Battle of El Alamein in late 1942. In the opening bombardment of Operation Lightfoot, the massed artillery of the Eighth Army hammered Axis positions and severely damaged the enemy artillery's ability to react. But this was not the first occasion on which the Eighth Army had massed its artillery: it had done so with 200 guns along the Alamein Line in July, and the effectiveness had long been recognised. In fact, the power of a concentrated shoot had been shown by one gunner regiment during the May 1940 Dunkirk campaign. However, the RA provided much more than field and medium artillery battlefield support. Gunner regiments manned anti-tank guns on the frontline and light anti-aircraft guns in divisional regiments to defend against air attack at home and abroad. The RA also helped to protect convoys that brought essential supplies to Britain, and AA gunners had their finest hour when they destroyed the majority of the V-1 flying bombs launched against Britain from June 1944.

The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated Edition)

The Complete Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated Edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rudyard Kipling
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This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Novels: The Light That Failed Captain Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks Kim The Naulahka: A Story of West and East Stalky and Co. Short Story Collections: The City of Dreadful Night Plain Tales from the Hills Soldier's Three (The Story of the Gadsbys) Soldier's Three - Part II The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories Under the Deodars Wee Willie Winkie Life's Handicap Many Inventions The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book The Day's Work Just So Stories Traffics and Discoveries Puck of Pook's Hill Actions and Reactions Abaft the Funnel Rewards and Fairies The Eyes of Asia A Diversity of Creatures Land and Sea Tales Debits and Credits Thy Servant a Dog Limits and Renewals Poetry Collections: Departmental Ditties Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads The Seven Seas An Almanac of Twelve Sports The Five Nations Songs from Books The Years Between Military Collections: A Fleet in Being France at War The New Army in Training Sea Warfare The War in the Mountains The Graves of the Fallen The Irish Guards in the Great War I & II Travel Collections: American Notes From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel: 1892 - 1913 Souvenirs of France Brazilian Sketches: 1927 How Shakespeare Came to Write the 'Tempest' Autobiographies: A Book of Words Something of Myself Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".

Complete Poetry of Rudyard Kipling

Complete Poetry of Rudyard Kipling Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rudyard Kipling
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This carefully crafted ebook: "Complete Poetry of Rudyard Kipling" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. Contents: Poetry Collections: Departmental Ditties Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads The Seven Seas An Almanac of Twelve Sports The Five Nations Songs from Books The Years Between Other Poems: A Boy Scouts' Patrol Song A Child's Garden A Counting-Out Song A Departure A Legend of the Foreign Office A Legend of Truth A Pageant of Elizabeth A Preface A Rector's Memory A Song in the Desert A Song of Bananas A Song of French Roads A Song of the White Men A Translation Akbar's Bridge Alnaschar and the Oxen Arterial At His Execution Azrael's Count "Back To the Army Again" Banquet Night "Before a Midnight Breaks in Storm" Big Steamers Bobs Brown Bess Cain and Abel Carmen Circulare Cells Chartres Windows "Cleared" Contradictions Covenent Dane-Geld Danny Deever Dinah in Heaven Doctors Edgehill Fight Evarra And His Gods "Farewell and adieu..." Fastness Four-Feet Fox-Hunting "Fuzzy-Wuzzy" Gentlmen-Rankers Gertrude's Prayer Giffen's Debt Gipsy Vans Great-Heart Half-Ballade of Waterval "Helen all Alone" His Apologies Hymn of Breaking Strain Hymn to Physical Pain "I Keep Six Honest..." If In Springtime In the Matter of One Compass In the Neolithic Age James I Jane's Marriage Kitchener's School Lady Geraldine's Hardship "Late Came the God" L'Envoi to "Life's Handicap" Lollius London Stone Macdonough's Song Memories Mine Sweepers Mowgli's Song My Father's Chair "My New-Cut Ashler" Neighbours Norman and Saxon One Viceroy Resigns Oonts Our Lady of the Sackcloth Pan in Vermont Philadelphia Poseidon's Low "Poison of Asps" Prelude Public Waste Rahere Rebirth Seal Lullaby Sepulchral Seven Watchmen Shillin' a Day "Soldier an' Sailor Too" Songs of Seventy Horses Song of the Dynamo Song of the Galley-Slaves Stellenbosch "Such as in Ships" ...

Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe

Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth Pennington,Melodie Harris Eichbauer
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Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe by Kenneth Pennington,Melodie Harris Eichbauer Summary

This volume brings together papers by a group of scholars, distinguished in their own right, in honour of James Brundage. The essays are organised into four sections, each corresponding to an important focus of Brundage's scholarly work. The first section explores the connection between the development of medieval legal and constitutional thought. Thomas Izbicki, Kenneth Pennington, and Charles Reid, Jr. explore various aspects of the jurisprudence of the Ius commune, while James Powell, Michael Gervers and Nicole Hamonic, Olivia Robinson, and Elizabeth Makowski examine how that jurisprudence was applied to various medieval institutions. Brian Tierney and James Muldoon conclude this section by demonstrating two important points: modern ideas of consent in the political sphere and fundamental principles of international law attributed to sixteenth century jurists like Hugo Grotius have deep roots in medieval jurisprudential thought. Patrick Zutshi, R. H. Helmholz, Peter Landau, Marjorie Chibnall, and Edward Peters have written essays that augment Brundage's work on the growth of the legal profession and how traces of a legal education began to emerge in many diverse arenas. The influence of legal thinking on marriage and sexuality was another aspect of Brundage's broad interests. In the third section Richard Kay, Charles Donahue, Jr., and Glenn Olsen explore the intersection of law and marriage and the interplay of legal thought on a central institution of Christian society. The contributions of Jonathan Riley-Smith and Robert Somerville in the fourth section round-out the volume and are devoted to Brundage's path-breaking work on medieval law and the crusading movement. The volume also includes a comprehensive bibliography of Brundage's work.

Visioning Augustine

Visioning Augustine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John C. Cavadini
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
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The definitive compendium of Cavadini’s essays on Augustine Visioning Augustine offers readers an expertly selected collection of essays exploring the text and history of the theology of Saint Augustine. Prominent scholar and essayist, John Cavadini, offers modern audiences an innovative framework for understanding Augustine, integrating articles and essays on significant texts, historical and contemporary perspectives and insights into Augustine’s development as a theologian. Examining themes such as the transformation of the human will in De doctrina Christiana and Augustine’s critique of philosophy in City of God, Cavadini provides clear and accessible smaller-size essays that serve as entry points for those interested in Augustinian scholarship. The author’s meditations on Augustinian texts invite readers to re-evaluate their interpretations and learn about the subtle and sophisticated vocabulary of Augustine. An encounter with Augustine the Christian theologian, Cavadini contends, is not a narrowly focused parochial experience, but instead a challenge to enlarge our horizons. Written by one of the most prominent Augustinian scholars and essayists in the field Addresses ecumenical and cultural issues that weaken contemporary interest in Christian faith Offers modern readers historical context on Augustinian theology Provides a single-volume collection of Cavadini’s essays on Augustine written over the course of more than two decades Accessible prose and intellectual sensitivity to modern theological problemsmake Visioning Augustine an indispensable volume for graduate students, scholars and professionals in all areas of Christian theology.

Angels in Medieval Philosophical Inquiry

Angels in Medieval Philosophical Inquiry Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martin Lenz
Editor: Routledge
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The nature and properties of angels occupied a prominent place in medieval philosophical inquiry. Creatures of two worlds, angels provided ideal ground for exploring the nature of God and his creation, being perceived as 'models' according to which a whole range of questions were defined, from cosmological order, movement and place, to individuation, cognition, volition, and modes of language. This collection of essays is a significant scholarly contribution to angelology, centred on the function and significance of angels in medieval speculation and its history. The unifying theme is that of the role of angels in philosophical inquiry, where each contribution represents a case study in which the angelic model is seen to motivate developments in specific areas and periods of medieval philosophical thought.


Geopiracy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joel Wainwright
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Geopiracy is a study of the 'Bowman expeditions'—a project through which geographers, with funding from the US Army, are mapping the 'human terrain' of foreign lands. Wainwright offers a critique of human geography today that draws on contemporary social theory to raise unsettling questions about the nature of geography's disciplinary formation.

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josep M. Gasol,David L. Kirchman
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
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Microbial Ecology of the Oceans by Josep M. Gasol,David L. Kirchman Summary

The newly revised and updated third edition of the bestselling book on microbial ecology in the oceans The third edition of Microbial Ecology of the Oceans features new topics, as well as different approaches to subjects dealt with in previous editions. The book starts out with a general introduction to the changes in the field, as well as looking at the prospects for the coming years. Chapters cover ecology, diversity, and function of microbes, and of microbial genes in the ocean. The biology and ecology of some model organisms, and how we can model the whole of the marine microbes, are dealt with, and some of the trophic roles that have changed in the last years are discussed. Finally, the role of microbes in the oceanic P cycle are presented. Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Third Edition offers chapters on The Evolution of Microbial Ecology of the Ocean; Marine Microbial Diversity as Seen by High Throughput Sequencing; Ecological Significance of Microbial Trophic Mixing in the Oligotrophic Ocean; Metatranscritomics and Metaproteomics; Advances in Microbial Ecology from Model Marine Bacteria; Marine Microbes and Nonliving Organic Matter; Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry of Oxygen-Deficient Water Columns; The Ocean’s Microscale; Ecological Genomics of Marine Viruses; Microbial Physiological Ecology of The Marine Phosphorus Cycle; Phytoplankton Functional Types; and more. A new and updated edition of a key book in aquatic microbial ecology Includes widely used methodological approaches Fully describes the structure of the microbial ecosystem, discussing in particular the sources of carbon for microbial growth Offers theoretical interpretations of subtropical plankton biogeography Microbial Ecology of the Oceans is an ideal text for advanced undergraduates, beginning graduate students, and colleagues from other fields wishing to learn about microbes and the processes they mediate in marine systems.

Antibarbarus der lateinischen sprache

Antibarbarus der lateinischen sprache Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.P. Krebs,J.H. Schmalz
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Antibarbarus der lateinischen sprache. Nebst Einem Kurzen Abriss Der Geschichte Der Lateinischen Sprache und Vorbemerkungen Uber Reine Latinitat. Volume 2.


Ubik Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philip K. Dick
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Ubik by Philip K. Dick Summary

“From the stuff of space opera, Dick spins a deeply unsettling existential horror story, a nightmare you’ll never be sure you’ve woken up from.”—Lev Grossman, Time Glen Runciter runs a lucrative business—deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies. But when he and his top team are ambushed by a rival, he is gravely injured and placed in “half-life,” a dreamlike state of suspended animation. Soon, though, the surviving members of the team begin experiencing some strange phenomena, such as Runciter’s face appearing on coins and the world seeming to move backward in time. As consumables deteriorate and technology gets ever more primitive, the group needs to find out what is causing the shifts and what a mysterious product called Ubik has to do with it all. “More brilliant than similar experiments conducted by Pynchon or DeLillo.”—Roberto Bolaño

Calvin in Context

Calvin in Context Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David C. Steinmetz
Editor: Oxford University Press
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In this illuminating study, David C. Steinmetz places Calvin's thought in the context of the theological and exegetical traditions - ancient, medieval, and early modern - that shaped it. Steinmetz does not limit discussion of Calvin's thought to his undeniably important handbook to theology, the much revised Institutes of the Christian Religion. Instead, he opens up a broader context by examining works less frequently cited, particularly Calvin's commentaries, classical studies, and polemical treatises. Steinmetz grapples with Calvin's views on a wide range of contested issues, including the natural knowledge of God, the problem of iconoclasm, the doctrines of justification and predestination, and the role of the state. Steinmetz also clarifies Calvin's quarrels with Lutherans, Catholics, and Radicals. Yet this book does not reduce Calvin's contribution to his usefulness as a resource for contemporary theological debates. The Calvin who emerges in these pages is a sixteenth-century figure, both strangely foreign and uncannily familiar, a man who frequently engages his enemies and sometimes even corrects his friends, but is never mute, never dull, and always stylistically elegant. An accessible yet authoritative introduction to the mind of the historical Calvin, Calvin in Context provides a framework for understanding Calvin from his own writings and the writings of his contemporaries. This edition features a revised preface and six new chapters.

Unconscious Thought in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Unconscious Thought in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Shannon Hendrix
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Unconscious Thought in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis by John Shannon Hendrix Summary

The book explores concepts throughout the history of philosophy that suggest the possibility of unconscious thought and lay the foundation for ideas of unconscious thought in modern philosophy and psychoanalysis. The focus is on the workings of unconscious thought and the role it plays in thinking, language, perception, and human identity.

The Remains of Edmund Grindal, D.D.

The Remains of Edmund Grindal, D.D. Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Nicholson
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Excerpt from The Remains of Edmund Grindal, D.D: Successively Bishop of London and Archbishop of York and Canterbury To Sir William Cecil (lord Burleigh), 244, 253 - 261, 264 - 266, 267 - 275, 280 - 286, 287 - 290, 291 - 292, 295 - 298, 299 - 315. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Magazine Movements

Magazine Movements Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laurel Forster
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All women's magazines are not the same: content, outlook, and format combine to shape publications quite distinctively. While magazines in general have long been understood as a significant force in women's lives, many critiques have limited themselves to discussions of mainstream printed publications that engage with narrowly stereotypical representations of femininity. Looking at a range of women's magazines (Cooperative Correspondence Club and Housewife) and magazine programmes (Woman's Hour and Houseparty), Magazine Movements not only extends our definition of a magazine, but most importantly, unearths the connections between women's cultures, specific magazines and the implied reader. The author first outlines the existing field of magazine studies, and analyzes the methodologies employed in accessing and assessing the cultural competence of magazines. Each chapter then provides a case study of a different kind of magazine: different in media form or style of presentation or audience connection, or all three. Forster not only extends our definition of a magazine, but most importantly, unearths the connections between women's cultures, specific magazines and the implied reader. In this way, fresh insights are provided into the long-standing importance of the magazine to the variety of feminisms on offer in Britain, from the mid twentieth century to the present day.

The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna's Metaphysics

The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna's Metaphysics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dag Nikolaus Hasse,Amos Bertolacci
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The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna's Metaphysics by Dag Nikolaus Hasse,Amos Bertolacci Summary

Avicenna’s Metaphysics (in Arabic Ilâhiyyât) is one of the most important metaphysical treatises after Aristotle. This volume presents studies on its direct and indirect influence on Arabic, Hebrew, and Latin culture from the early 11th through the 16th century. Among the philosophical topics which receive particular attention are the distinction between essence and existence, the theory of universals, the concept of God as the necessary being, and the theory of emanation. The studies also address the philological and historical circumstances of the textual tradition in three medieval cultures.

Les empereurs romains en Afrique du Nord

Les empereurs romains en Afrique du Nord Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Noël Christian-Bernard Obiang Nnang
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Les empereurs romains en Afrique du Nord by Noël Christian-Bernard Obiang Nnang Summary

Les empereurs romains ont manifesté un intérêt particulier pour les provinces qui préserveraient la Roman way of life. En Afrique romaine, l'édit de Caracalla harmonisa les statuts juridiques en octroyant la civitas romana à tous les habitants libres de l'empire. Ainsi, les Africains romains accèderont à de hautes magistratures. S'appuyant sur les IIe et IIIe siècles de notre ère, cet ouvrage permet de saisir l'importance des lois agraires les plus célèbres de l'histoire antique, favorisant l'enrichissement des contrées d'Afrique du Nord.

The Translations of Beowulf

The Translations of Beowulf Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chauncey Brewster Tinker
Editor: Library of Alexandria
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The Plurality of Worlds

The Plurality of Worlds Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Whewell
Editor: Litres
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"The Plurality of Worlds" by William Whewell. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


Hamlet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Shakespeare
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The Tragedy of Hamlet is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601. The play, set in Denmark, recounts how Prince Hamlet exacts revenge on his uncle Claudius, who has murdered Hamlet's father, the King, and then taken the throne and married Gertrude, Hamlet's mother. The play vividly charts the course of real and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.