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Download E-books Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette (Queenship and Power) PDF

Queen Marie Antoinette, spouse of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Henrietta Maria, spouse of King Charles I of britain have been of the main infamous queens in eu heritage. They either confronted accusations they had transgressed social, gender and neighborhood norms, and tried to shield themselves opposed to adverse reactions to their habit. each one queen engaged with the debates of her time about the position of ladies inside of their households, faith, politics, the general public sphere and courtroom tradition and tried to counter feedback of her international origins and political impression. The impeachment of Henrietta Maria in 1643 and trial and execution of Marie Antoinette in 1793 have been additionally trials of monarchical executive that formed the English Civil Wars and French Revolution.

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Download E-books The BBC and the Development of Anglophone Caribbean Literature, 1943-1958 (New Caribbean Studies) PDF

By Glyne Griffith

This e-book is the 1st to examine how BBC radio awarded Anglophone Caribbean literature and in flip aided and stimulated the form of creative writing within the area. Glyne A. Griffith examines Caribbean Voices declares to the zone over a fifteen-year interval and divulges that notwithstanding the program’s investment was once colonial in orientation, the content material and shape have been antithetical to the very colonial company that had introduced this system into existence.  half literary heritage and half literary biography, this learn fills a niche within the narrative of the region’s literary history. 

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Download E-books A bishopric between three kingdoms: Calahorra, 1045-1190 (Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World) PDF

By Carolina Carl

In 1045, the northern Iberian Bishopric of Calahorra was once introduced again into being by way of Garc?­a III of Navarre at the frontline of his increasing frontiers with Castile. at the dying of its 8th post-restoration bishop in 1190, all or a part of the territory of this, by way of then unmistakably Castilian, see had replaced palms at the least seven occasions among Navarre, Aragon, and Leon-Castile/Castile, as those emergent Christian kingdoms competed furiously over the Riojan frontier area that it occupied. This publication, the 1st to supply a close exploration of 11th and 12th century Calahorra, examines the connection among the intense volatility of Calahorras political scenario and the peculiarities of the sees political and institutional improvement in the course of its first a hundred forty five years as a restored Iberian bishopric.

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Download E-books Shakespeare's Culture in Modern Performance PDF

Shakespeare's tradition in glossy functionality is a examine on the interface of a historicizing literary feedback and the research of recent functionality. In a severe weather that perspectives the cultural item of functionality as genuine in itself, is there any element in exploring a script's unique background? Maria Jones argues for a dialogic realizing of Shakespeare's performs in functionality relative to unresolved problems with modernity, in a examine of contemporary productions on degree and reveal.

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Download E-books Modern Mechanical Engineering: Research, Development and Education PDF

By S. Vinodh, K. Jayakrishna, K. E. K. Vimal (auth.), J. Paulo Davim (eds.)

This booklet covers smooth topics of mechanical engineering comparable to nanomechanics and nanotechnology, mechatronics and robotics, computational mechanics, biomechanics, replacement energies, sustainability in addition to all elements similar with mechanical engineering schooling. The chapters support improve the knowledge of either the basics of mechanical engineering and its software to the answer of difficulties in smooth industry.

This e-book is appropriate for college students, either in ultimate undergraduate mechanical engineering classes or on the graduate point. It additionally serves as an invaluable reference for lecturers, mechanical engineering researchers, mechanical, fabrics and production engineers, execs in comparable with mechanical engineering.

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Download E-books Modern American Reading Practices: Between Aesthetics and History PDF

Philip Goldstein explains the socio-historical context of the various interpretive practices which make up the arts within the united states within the twenty first century. He considers the increase of college-educated women, minority readers, the elevated impact of the Universities, the media and the dominance of the schools through the sciences.

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Download E-books The "New Culture": From a Modern Perspective PDF

Contemporary China, in an period of globalization and in the middle of transition, now faces either nice possibilities and extraordinary demanding situations. individuals are a growing number of changing into “economic man,” “technological guy” and “one-dimensional man,” and are more and more wasting the advantage, dignity and wonder of human nature. while humanity’s habitat grows smaller and smaller as financial, technological, informational and social interplay turn into increasingly more severe, whereas conflicts of curiosity and clashing values are starting to be more and more heated, how should still diverse religions, nationwide teams and states take care of one another? As environmental toxins worsens, our surroundings turns into more and more risky and inhabitants progress turns into an insufferable burden, the place we could search for a place of birth the place we will leisure our weary minds? … to respond to those daunting questions and deal with their attendant demanding situations, all human actions, together with institutional preparations, financial structures, and technological know-how and the humanities, needs to all begin from the swap of humankind, re-think the genuine nature of humankind and its wishes, and examine the chance of humankind evolving right into a “better humankind.” This e-book is an exploration of such inquires.

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Download E-books Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Heidelberg Writings: Journal Publications (Cambridge Hegel Translations) PDF

This paintings brings jointly, for the 1st time in English translation, Hegel's magazine courses from his years in Heidelberg (1816-18), writings which were formerly both untranslated or basically partly translated into English. The Heidelberg years marked Hegel's go back to college instructing and represented an incredible transition in his existence and notion. The translated texts comprise his very important reassessment of the works of the thinker F. H. Jacobi, whose engagement with Spinozism, particularly, was once of decisive value for the philosophical improvement of German Idealism. additionally they contain his such a lot influential writing approximately modern political occasions, his essay at the constitutional meeting in his local Württemberg, which used to be written opposed to the history of the dramatic political and social adjustments taking place in post-Napoleonic Germany. The translators have supplied an creation and notes that supply a scholarly observation at the philosophical and political heritage of Hegel's Heidelberg writings.

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