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Language: en
Categories: Education, Humanistic
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Books about Humanities
Imagining the Gallery
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Christopher Kent Rovee
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

Reading portraiture as a national rhetoric during the romantic period, Imagining the Gallery reveals a pervasive cultural discourse that reflects and propels sociopolitical shifts taking place in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain.
Banishment in the Early Atlantic World
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Peter Rushton, Gwenda Morgan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-20 - Publisher: A&C Black

Banishing troublesome and deviant people from society was common in the early modern period. Many European countries removed their paupers, convicted criminals, rebels and religious dissidents to remote communities or to their colonies where they could be simultaneously punished and, perhaps, contained and reformed. Under British rule, poor Irish, Scottish
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson
Language: en
Authors: Thomas Jefferson
Categories: Presidents
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The Retirement Series documents Jefferson's written legacy between his return to private life on 4 March 1809 and his death on 4 July 1826. During this period Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and sold his extraordinary library to the nation, but his greatest legacy from these years is the
The Works of John Adams Vol. 2
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: John Adams
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

John Adams was the second President of the United States, ruling the country from 1797 to 1801, and one of the Founding Fathers. He was also a major leader of American independence from Great Britain. This is volume two out of ten of his works, this book containing a part