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Spilled Blood
  • Author : Brian Freeman
  • Publisher : Quercus Books
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN : 0857383205
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fathers and daughters
  • On a March night outside the river town of Barron, Minnesota, three teenage girls gather in a ghost town to play a terrifying game of Russian roulette. By morning, one girl will be dead, and another in jail. Olivia Hawk claims she didn't pull the trigger on Ashlynn Steele, but no one believes her. Olivia's best hope is her estranged father, an attorney from the city, who she barely knows any more. And if he's going to prove Olivia's innocence, he's going to have to learn everything about her public - and private - life, however much she might like to keep hidden.

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    Spilled Blood
  • Author : Brian Freeman
  • Publisher : Quercus
  • Pages : 263
  • ISBN : 9781623651596
  • Reader Reviews : 23
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Award-winning standalone thriller from master of psychological suspense Brian Freeman about a small town rocked by the murder of a teenage girl. "Freeman proves once again he's a master of psychological suspense." --Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author "Suspense doesn't get more excruciating than this . . . Don't miss it." --Booklist, (Starred Review) On a March night outside the river town of Barron, Minnesota, three teenage girls gather in a ghost town to play a terrifying game of Russian roulette. By morning, one girl will be dead, and another in jail. Olivia Hawk claims she didn't pull the trigger on Ashlynn Steele, but no one believes her. Olivia's best hope is her estranged father, an attorney from the city, who she barely knows anymore. And if he's going to prove Olivia's innocence, he's going to have to learn everything about her public--and private--life, however much she might like to keep hidden.

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    No Blood Spilled
  • Author : Les Daniels
  • Publisher : Crossroad Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A coffin drifts on the Bay of Bengal... Within lies Sebastian Newcastle, rapt in the dreamless sleep of the Undead. His flight from England, spurred by the agonizing memories of his ruined love, Felicia Lamb, ends in the heart of India's darkest cult. The Thugs still make human sacrifice to Kali, the Goddess of Death... sacrifice she will accept only when there is no blood spilled. Reginald Callender, accused of the death of his fiancée, Felicia, has sworn vengeance on Newcastle. He has tracked the vampire to India, but the terrors of this strange new land—from the savage prowling panthers to the murderous Thugs—prove as formidable as his ancient enemy. Moreover, he has lost his heart to the beautiful widow Sarala Ghosh. But like Felicia before her, Sarala is headed for her own dark destiny in the cold embrace of Sebastian Newcastle.

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    Spilled Blood Never Dries
  • Author : Donnell Brunson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN : 1693229307
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  • Genre : Books
  • A tale of Vengeance, Violence and a thirst for Justice is what Donnell calls his premier novel. Currently incarcerated, Donnell wishes everyone who supports his dreams by purchasing and reading this book an exciting journey through the pages.

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    Spilled Blood
  • Author : J. Slater
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1546857761
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  • Genre : Books
  • Spilled Blood, book #2 of Clay Warrior Stories: In the Capital of the Republic, politics and scandal are normal. When a powerful citizen conspires with outside forces, normal becomes treason. Welcome to the world of 266 B.C. Lance Corporal Alerio Sisera is in transit to the southern Legion. When thugs from a protection racket grab his travel bag, Alerio's plan is simple. Locate the gang leader and negotiate with him. Unexpectedly, the hunt leads Alerio to a conspiracy, the murder of two Senators, and a treaty that threatens to destroy the Republic. Resolutions in the Capital take many forms. For Alerio Sisera, it's a gladius and spilled blood.

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    The Battle of Gettysburg
  • Author : Dan Abnett
  • Publisher : Rosen Central
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 1404207775
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • In comic book format, tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg, the three-day battle that was the turning point in the Civil War.

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    Spilled Blood
  • Author : A. S. Achaka
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 534
  • ISBN : 1976445728
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  • Genre : Books
  • JOURNEY OF DISCOVERIES A rebellious Son in search of his true self despite the training by his family, Sam a graduate had a change of course for his dreams to be fulfilled. He never knew that life than throw a rock at his face, now he is faced with the monster within and the responsible life to create. NO WHERE TO HIDE A notorious hired assassin was on the run from the law of the death, to discover his true self after letting himself loose when his parent were killed right in front of him as a child. Gideon is now saved by ten years old who knows the outcome of his end, and he is hired to kill her parents. LAST MISSION Its been years he received the medal of honour for saving the military base in a foreign country they went for peace keeping and now Lt Gen. Ahmed Lawal is face with retirement after his last mission to apprehend the killers of the State Duputy speaker of the House of Assembly.

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    יום כפור
  • Author : Nosson Scherman,Avie Gold
  • Publisher : Mesorah Publications
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 0899062164
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  • Genre : Religion
  • How to accomplish repentance and atonement; Israel's eternal bond to G-d and to one another. A full explanation of the Yizkor service.

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    Spilled Blood: A Krystal Murphy Mystery
  • Author : Michael R. Davidson
  • Publisher : Krystal Murphy Mysteries
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN : 0578587459
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Detective Krystal Murphy goes private and is immediately plunged into a triple murder mystery for a client she intensely dislikes.

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    South Asian Tissue Economies
  • Author : Jacob Copeman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781317744160
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • Questions of the social implications of biotechnology and biological exchange (the extraction of human tissues such as blood, skin and organs for testing, storage and/or distribution for therapeutic or research purposes) have recently been brought strongly to the analytical fore across the social sciences. This book focuses on the variegated biopolitical milieus of this kind of exchange specifically in South Asia. It ranges widely – theoretically, thematically, and regionally – in examining South Asian variants of and engagements with diverse modes of biological exchange: caste, gender, and blood donation in Pakistan, DNA testing amongst a former Untouchable community in south India and amongst diasporic Indians in Houston, Texas, body (cadaveric) donation in India, the use of fake blood in Bangladeshi cinema, the mobilisation of blood, hearts, and ketones to protest the Indian government’s failure to provide redress or care to victims of the 1984 Bhopal industrial disaster, and blood-based political portraits and petitions in south India. In considering this complex of issues, this book extends the parameters of classic accounts of the role of substance transactions in the production of South Asian personhood into investigations of the biopolitics and economies of substance that shape people and communities in diverse parts of the subcontinent, describing findings that illuminate how local responses to the implementation of various kinds of tissue economy both reflect and also transform socio-cultural values in South Asia. This book was published as a special issue of Contemporary South Asia.

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    The Talmud of Jerusalem
  • Author : Moïse Schwab
  • Publisher : Christian Classics Reproductions
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Religion
  • The Jerusalem Talmud probably originated in Tiberias in the School of Johanan ben Nappaha. It is a compilation of teachings of the schools of Tiberias, Sepphoris and Caesarea. It is written largely in a western Aramaic dialect that differs from its Babylonian counterpart.

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    In Combat
  • Author : Daniela Spenser
  • Publisher : Historical Materialism
  • Pages : 449
  • ISBN : 1642593346
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A stirring new biography of Vicente Lombardo Toledano, one of Latin America's most important labour leaders.

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    Epistles
  • Author : Dr Al Garza
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 489
  • ISBN : 9781387646395
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  • Genre : Books
  • For the first time in print, the Epistles (Hebrews-Jude volume 7) in KJV English, Greek (Majority Text) and Hebrew (Modern Hebrew) with Transliteration. Including a Rabbinic Source Commentary with almost every verse from Talmudic scholars, Jewish writings, and others. This Language Study Bible will take you through the Epistles and their teachings in connection with the Rabbis of their day and beyond. Discover the Jewish background of their teachings through the eyes of Rabbinic sources. Their letters will take you back to the time of Yeshua-Jesus. Read Jewish sources from the Targum, Talmud, Mishna, Midrash, etc. in connection with the Epistles. Order your copy today!

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    Banking in Oklahoma Before Statehood
  • Author : Michael J. Hightower
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN : 9780806150260
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • This lively book takes Oklahoma history into the world of Wild West capitalism. It begins with a useful survey of banking from the early days of the American republic until commercial patterns coalesced in the East. It then follows the course of American expansion westward, tracing the evolution of commerce and banking in Oklahoma from their genesis to the eve of statehood in 1907. Banking in Oklahoma before Statehood is not just a story of men sitting behind desks. Author Michael J. Hightower describes the riverboat trade in the Arkansas and Red River valleys and freighting on the Santa Fe Trail. Shortages of both currency and credit posed major impediments to regional commerce until storekeepers solved these problems by moving beyond barter to open ad hoc establishments known as merchant banks. Banking went through a wild adolescence during the territorial period. The era saw robberies and insider shenanigans, rivalries between banks with territorial and national charters, speculation in land and natural resources, and land fraud in the Indian Territory. But as banking matured, the better-capitalized institutions became the nucleus of commercial culture in the Oklahoma and Indian Territories. To tell this story, the author blends documentary historical research in both public and corporate archives with his own interviews and those that WPA field-workers conducted with old-timers during the New Deal. Bankers were never far from the action during the territorial period, and the institutions they built were both cause and effect of Oklahoma’s inclusion in national networks of banking and commerce. The no-holds-barred brand of capitalism that breathed life into the Oklahoma frontier has remained alive and well since the days of the fur traders. As one knowledgable observer said in the 1980s, “You’ve always had the gambling spirit in Oklahoma.”

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    From Generation to Generation
  • Author : Stephen Dunivent,Ann Dunivent
  • Publisher : Xulon Press
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9781602662407
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  • Genre : Child rearing
  • As parents of four teenagers, the Dunivents have viewed their children as a heritage from God. Through years of seeing their children become living proof of the results of this vision, they have a passion for sharing the vision that God has put in their hearts. (Christian)

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    Blood Done Sign My Name
  • Author : Timothy B. Tyson
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780307419934
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : History
  • The “riveting”* true story of the fiery summer of 1970, which would forever transform the town of Oxford, North Carolina—a classic portrait of the fight for civil rights in the tradition of To Kill a Mockingbird *Chicago Tribune On May 11, 1970, Henry Marrow, a twenty-three-year-old black veteran, walked into a crossroads store owned by Robert Teel and came out running. Teel and two of his sons chased and beat Marrow, then killed him in public as he pleaded for his life. Like many small Southern towns, Oxford had barely been touched by the civil rights movement. But in the wake of the killing, young African Americans took to the streets. While lawyers battled in the courthouse, the Klan raged in the shadows and black Vietnam veterans torched the town’s tobacco warehouses. Tyson’s father, the pastor of Oxford’s all-white Methodist church, urged the town to come to terms with its bloody racial history. In the end, however, the Tyson family was forced to move away. Tim Tyson’s gripping narrative brings gritty blues truth and soaring gospel vision to a shocking episode of our history. FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD “If you want to read only one book to understand the uniquely American struggle for racial equality and the swirls of emotion around it, this is it.”—Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “Blood Done Sign My Name is a most important book and one of the most powerful meditations on race in America that I have ever read.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer “Pulses with vital paradox . . . It’s a detached dissertation, a damning dark-night-of-the-white-soul, and a ripping yarn, all united by Tyson’s powerful voice, a brainy, booming Bubba profundo.”—Entertainment Weekly “Engaging and frequently stunning.”—San Diego Union-Tribune

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    Cultural Essentialism in Intercultural Relations
  • Author : Fred Dervin,Regis Machart
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 205
  • ISBN : 9781137498601
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • The concept of culture has long been criticized, with many scholars reformulating it or discarding it entirely. The field of intercultural communication and relations, however, still relies on culture to examine interculturality and this volume provides a comprehensive examination of the problems that the concept poses today.

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    A Commentary on Genesis
  • Author : Martin Kessler,Karel Adriaan Deurloo
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0809142058
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Genesis for everyday readers Why another book on Genesis? It is a text that is inexhaustible, yielding something new at each reading. Authors Martin Kessler and Karel Deurloo contribute to its understanding with this concise, text-oriented, literary commentary on this fundamental book of the Bible. The authors maintain a clear focus on Genesis and what its words mean in themselves, in their narrative context, and in the context of the Bible. The unifying theme is the birth of Israel among the peoples of the world, beginning with the universal story of God's creation of earth, sky, and seas, moving toward the call of Abram, the first of the patriarchs, through Jacob, his grandson, and Jacob's sons, the progenitors of the twelve tribes of Israel. Clearly written and easy to follow, this book will encourage readers to reach beyond their usual assumptions to find not only information, but much illumination, about this richly layered text. Audience: --Bible study groups --introductory college courses --everyday readers who want to read the Bible with deeper meaning and understanding +

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    Performing the Iranian State
  • Author : Staci Gem Scheiwiller
  • Publisher : Anthem Press
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9780857282941
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • This book discusses what it means to “perform the State,” what this action means in relation to the country of Iran and how these various performances are represented. The concept of the “State” as a modern phenomenon has had a powerful impact on the formation of the individual and collective, as well as on determining how political entities are perceived in their interactions with one another in the current global arena.

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    Black Puritan, Black Republican
  • Author : John Saillant
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 9780190288983
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  • Genre : History
  • Born in Connecticut, Lemuel Haynes was first an indentured servant, then a soldier in the Continental Army, and, in 1785, an ordained congregational minister. Haynes's writings constitute the fullest record of a black man's religion, social thought, and opposition to slavery in the late-18th and early-19th century. Drawing on both published and rare unpublished sources, John Saillant here offers the first comprehensive study of Haynes and his thought.

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    Leviticus
  • Author : Jacob Milgrom
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Pages : 422
  • ISBN : 1451410158
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Religion
  • Building upon his life-long work on the Book of Leviticus, Milgrom makes this book accessible to all readers. He demonstrates the logic of Israel's sacrificial system, the ethical dimensions of ancient worship, and the priestly forms of ritual.

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    FORENSICS
  • Author : Carla Mooney
  • Publisher : Nomad Press
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9781619301870
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation introduces students to the fascinating world of forensic science and shows them how to find clues, analyze evidence, and crack the case. Combining hands-on activities with forensic science, kids will have fun learning about the world of forensics, evidence collection, and crime lab analysis. Entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars illuminate the topic and bring it to life, reinforcing new vocabulary. Projects include documenting a crime scene, identifying fingerprints, analyzing blood spatter, and extracting DNA. Additional materials include a glossary and a list of current reference works, websites, museums, and science centers.

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    By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed
  • Author : Edward Feser, Ph.D.,Joseph Bessette
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN : 9781681497686
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • The Catholic Church has in recent decades been associated with political efforts to eliminate the death penalty. It was not always so. This timely work reviews and explains the Catholic Tradition regarding the death penalty, demonstrating that it is not inherently evil and that it can be reserved as a just form of punishment in certain cases. Drawing upon a wealth of philosophical, scriptural, theological, and social scientific arguments, the authors explain the perennial teaching of the Church that capital punishment can in principle be legitimate—not only to protect society from immediate physical danger, but also to administer retributive justice and to deter capital crimes. The authors also show how some recent statements of Church leaders in opposition to the death penalty are prudential judgments rather than dogma. They reaffirm that Catholics may, in good conscience, disagree about the application of the death penalty. Some arguments against the death penalty falsely suggest that there has been a rupture in the Church's traditional teaching and thereby inadvertently cast doubt on the reliability of the Magisterium. Yet, as the authors demonstrate, the Church's traditional teaching is a safeguard to society, because the just use of the death penalty can be used to protect the lives of the innocent, inculcate a horror of murder, and affirm the dignity of human beings as free and rational creatures who must be held responsible for their actions. By Man Shall His Blood Be Shed challenges contemporary Catholics to engage with Scripture, Tradition, natural law, and the actual social scientific evidence in order to undertake a thoughtful analysis of the current debate about the death penalty.

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    The Battle of Gettysburg
  • Author : Dan Abnett
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Pages : 54
  • ISBN : 1404264779
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • In comic book format, tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg, the three-day battle that was the turning point in the Civil War.

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    The King Lifted Up His Voice and Wept
  • Author : Niu Zhixiong
  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9788878392601
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  • Genre : Religion
  • This study is the first monograph that subjects to investigation all the pericopes relating Davis’s mourning connected with human death in 2 Sam 3,26-39, for the infant born of Bathsheba in 2 Sam 11,27b-12,25, for the princes/Amnon in 2 Sam 13,23-39 and for Absalom in 2 Sam 18,19-19,9. Another unique feature of this project is that these stories are read and interpreted primarily through the lens of the Hebrew mourning rituals – an approach that has been hitherto rarely embraced. This thematic study, adopting a synchronic approach and focusing on its literary world, first conducts a close reading of each aforementioned text and then takes a collective look at them in the end. Besides allowing new meanings to surface in the reading of the individual stories, it has yielded at least the following general insights: 1 The primarily ceremonial mourning acts are not to be taken as Literal expressions of the mourners’ genuine emotions – an insight that is of paramount importance in the interpretation of certain figures at various places in the text. 2 The arrangement of the texts betrays a concentric design which strongly favors the reading of 2 Sam as one integral unit. 3. The study of the mourning texts also supports the view - noted as well by other scholars – which sees the portrait of David as a dynamic one, evolvingand developing with the progress of the narrative plot of 2 Sam.

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    AEneidea
  • Author : Virgil,James Henry
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 978
  • ISBN : IND:30000010408643
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book AEneidea

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    Aeneidea, or critical, exegetical, and aesthetical remarks on the Aeneis
  • Author : James Henry
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 978
  • ISBN : BSB:BSB11539820
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Aeneidea, or critical, exegetical, and aesthetical remarks on the Aeneis

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    The Post-communist Condition
  • Author : Aleksandra Galasi?ska,Dariusz Galasi?ski
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN : 9789027206282
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  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on discourses in one national context of post-communist transformation. Proposing a macro-micro approach to discourse analysis and transformation, it examines a spectrum of topics including Polish history, with its 'interpreters'; changes in political bodies and the media, policies of the Catholic Church and the Institute of National Remembrance; xenophobia and anti-Semitism, with the emergence of unemployment and homelessness; experiences of new gender relations and migrations. In effect, drawing upon unique sets of data, the book shows how post-communist transformation can be understood through analyses of the changing public and private discourses. It shows Polish post-communism as a fragile and uneasy transformation, with people and institutions struggling to make sense of it and of life within it. The volume will be of interest to a broad range of social scientists: discourse analysts, sociologists, modern historians and political scientists, as well as to the informed lay public.

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    Why Did They Kill?
  • Author : Alexander Laban Hinton
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780520241794
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  • Genre : History
  • This is an ethnographic examination and an appraisal of the Cambodian genocide under Pol Pot based on the author's long fieldwork in the area.

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    The Smile of the Human Bomb
  • Author : Gideon Aran
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : 9781501724770
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • In 2017, nearly six thousand people were killed in suicide attacks across the world. In The Smile of the Human Bomb, Gideon Aran dissects the moral logic of the suicide terrorism that led to those deaths. The book is a firsthand examination of the bomb site at the moment of the explosion, during the first few minutes after the explosion, and in the last moments before the explosion. Aran uncovers the suicide bomber’s final preparations before embarking on the suicide mission: the border crossing, the journey toward the designated target, penetration into the site, and the behavior of both sides within it. The book sheds light on the truth of the human bomb. Aran’s gritty and often disturbing account is built on a foundation of participant observation with squads of pious Jewish volunteers who gather the scorched fragments of the dead after terrorist attacks; newly revealed documents, including interrogation protocols; interviews with Palestinian armed resistance members and retired Israeli counterterrorism agents; observations of failed suicide terrorists in jail; and conversations with the acquaintances of human bombs. The Smile of the Human Bomb provides new insights on the Middle East conflict, political violence, radicalism, victimhood, ritual, and death and unveils a suicide terrorism scene far different from what is conventionally pictured. In the end, Aran discovers, the suicide terrorist is an unremarkable figure, and the circumstances of his or her recruitment and operation are prosaic and often accidental. The smiling human bomb is neither larger than life nor a monster, but an actor on a human scale. And suicide terrorism is a drama in which clichés and chance events play their role.

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    Body Language from Head to Toe
  • Author : Per-Olof Hasselgren
  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9781631355448
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  • Genre : English language
  • Written by a physician, Body Language – from Head to Toe is a “dictionary” of American idioms and other expressions that contain the name of a body part. The use of body part-related expressions is both interesting and fun. This book contains about 2,000 such idioms, words, and expressions, such as “with the back against the wall,” “brainstorming,” “sweet tooth,” and “tongue in cheek.” Says author Per-Olof Hasselgren, “As a surgeon, I understand the importance of anatomy and the knowledge of organs and tissues. This book reflects my longstanding interest in idioms and other expressions referring to body parts, and it ‘connects’ anatomy with the spoken and written language.” This book was written for three main reasons. First, anatomy matters, particularly in surgery. During the last several years, collecting such expressions became a hobby for the author. Second, as someone moving to this country from another part of the world, Dr. Hasselgren is interested in the peculiarities of the American language. Idioms, slang, and other expressions are specific for any given language and quite often cannot be directly translated. Third, when one starts to be aware of them, written and spoken body language can become quite entertaining.

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    The Holy Grail
  • Author : Justin E. Griffin
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 167
  • ISBN : 9780786450312
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  • Genre : History
  • The existence of the Holy Grail has long been debated, and many of these debates focus on the intellectualized or psychological aspects of it. This work explores the events that gave rise to the legend of the Holy Grail and pays special attention to the texts that form the body of the legend, as well as historical facts about the life of Christ, the Crusades, and the fall from grace of the Knights Templar. The book examines the legitimacy of the claims made by several present-day believers and also introduces a new theory of multiple grails (and the evidence supporting this theory), which, the author believes, answers many of the otherwise unanswered questions surrounding the Holy Grail.

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    Sold Blood
  • Author : Ashlynn Mills
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9798754436145
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  • Genre : Books
  • Carlos The past has a way of always following you and whenever he's involved, I never mind. Isaiah has called on me for help before, but the new favor he asks of me is one I never expected to receive. His beloved husband has been taken and he needs help tracking him down. One good quality I've always had was the ability to find people. I should say no and turn my head. Except the word no was never in my vocabulary when it came to the man I've been secretly in love with for the last ten years. Once my job is completed, will I be able to walk away this time? Isaiah As much as I've been looking for an excuse to call on my old friend, this wasn't it. My life has had its ups and down but I'm finally at the point where I thought I had everything. Or at least, I did until the other piece of my heart was taken away from me and every good thing in my life was threatened. There's only ever been one other person besides Joey I could always trust, and he's never completely left my mind or heart all the years later. As much as I hate putting another person I care about in harm's way, I know he's my only hope. Joey One minute I'm safe in the arms of the man I love, and the next I wake up in the back of a dark van half naked. Out of all the things I feared in the past, being sold to the highest bidder wasn't one of them but here I am and I won't make it to any auction without a fight. I never was one to need rescuing, but Isaiah was never one to leave me fighting alone either. The man he sends is nothing I've expected him to be. What starts off as pretending for the sake of surviving, turns into something else. I'm not sure I can let him go once this is all over. ***Sold Blood is an MMM gritty romance and some things may be triggering for some readers. All books in the Cartel Wars series must be read in order. This story is a continuation about the couple from Cold Blooded

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    Feeding Iran
  • Author : Rose Wellman
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN : 9780520976313
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • Since Iran's 1979 Revolution, the imperative to create and protect the inner purity of family and nation in the face of outside spiritual corruption has been a driving force in national politics. Through extensive fieldwork, Rose Wellman examines how Basiji families, as members of Iran's voluntary paramilitary organization, are encountering, enacting, and challenging this imperative. Her ethnography reveals how families and state elites are employing blood, food, and prayer in commemorations for martyrs in Islamic national rituals to create citizens who embody familial piety, purity, and closeness to God. Feeding Iran provides a rare and humanistic account of religion and family life in the post-revolutionary Islamic Republic that examines how home life and everyday piety are linked to state power.

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    Biblical Theology of Life in the Old Testament
  • Author : Albert J. Coetsee,Francois P. Viljoen
  • Publisher : AOSIS
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN : 9781776341757
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Life is a primary theme in Scripture, expressed in the rich diversity of the various books, corpora and genres of Scripture. Much has been published on what Scripture teaches about life and death. To date, however, no comprehensive biblical theology in which the concept of life is traced throughout the different books and corpora of the Old and New Testament has been published. It is this lacuna that this book aims to fill, assuming that such an approach can provide a valuable contribution to the theological discourse on life and related concepts. The primary aim of this book is to give an indication of the different nuances of the concept of life in the various books and corpora of the Old and New Testament by providing the reader with a book-by-book overview of the concept of life in Scripture. The secondary aim is to give an indication of the overall use and function of the concept of life in the Old Testament, the New Testament, and Scripture as a whole. The latter is provided by using the findings of the book-by-book overview of the concept of life in Scripture to draw the lines together.