Up from Slavery

Book Summary : Booker T. Washington’s classic memoir of enslavement, emancipation, and community advancement in the Reconstruction Era. Born into slavery on a tobacco farm in nineteenth-century Virginia, Booker T. Washington became one of ...

  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Booker T. Washington
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Number of Pages : 132 Pages
Straight from the Mind

Book Summary : Understanding that we are created for purpose and to share knowledge. This book which is worded from a opinion within fact towards a truth among a fairytale or how I summarize as fair-to-tale. Striaght from the mind is what y ...

  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Author : Daniel Barnes
  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Number of Pages : 26 Pages
Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, from the mss. of Fray Antonio Agapida

Book Summary : "Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, from the mss. of Fray Antonio Agapida" by Washington Irving. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : Washington Irving
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Number of Pages : 421 Pages
Myths of the Norsemen - From the Eddas and Sagas

Book Summary : This vintage book contains a comprehensive encyclopaedia of ancient Scandinavian mythology. It includes explanations of many important tales and explores the meanings and symbolism of the characters and deities, all of which ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : H. A. Guerber
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Number of Pages : 564 Pages
Tuning into Frequency

Book Summary : A riveting guide to the energy that surrounds us and how tuning into the power of frequencies can help us heal ourselves, and the planet. Can you feel it? Energy is Everywhere. From the light, sound, and electromagnetic waves ...

  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Author : Sputnik Futures
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 352 Pages
Optical Solitons

Book Summary : The current research into solitons and their use in fiber optic communications is very important to the future of communications. Since the advent of computer networking and high speed data transmission technology people have ...

  • Genre : Science
  • Author : Yuri S. Kivshar,Govind Agrawal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Number of Pages : 540 Pages
Notes from Underground

Book Summary : Dostoevsky’s most revolutionary novel, Notes from Underground marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each century embodied. One of the most remarkable char ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Number of Pages : 160 Pages

Book Summary : The form is so elemental, so basic, that we have difficulty imagining a time before it existed: a single set, fixed cameras, canned laughter, zany sidekicks, quirky family antics. Obsessively watched and critically ignored, s ...

  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Author : Saul Austerlitz
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Number of Pages : 416 Pages
Proofs from THE BOOK

Book Summary : According to the great mathematician Paul Erdös, God maintains perfect mathematical proofs in The Book. This book presents the authors candidates for such "perfect proofs," those which contain brilliant ideas, clever connect ...

  • Genre : Mathematics
  • Author : Martin Aigner,Günter M. Ziegler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 199 Pages
Strangers from a Different Shore

Book Summary : In an extraordinary blend of narrative history, personal recollection, & oral testimony, the author presents a sweeping history of Asian Americans. He writes of the Chinese who laid tracks for the transcontinental railroad, o ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : Professor Department of Ethnic Studies Ronald Takaki,Ronald Takaki
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Number of Pages : 591 Pages
Powerful Profits From Blackjack

Book Summary : Solid Advice From A Casino Industry Insider In this outstanding, fully updated guide to winning at blackjack, gambling columnist and consultant Victor H. Royer provides a wealth of tips and step-by-step techniques for enhanci ...

  • Genre : Games & Activities
  • Author : Victor H Royer
  • Publisher : Lyle Stuart
  • Number of Pages : 256 Pages
School Libraries Matter: Views From the Research

Book Summary : As school districts across the United States increasingly question the need for trained librarians, this collection of research-based evidence helps make the case for a state-licensed librarian in every school. • Utilizes e ...

  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Author : Mirah J. Dow
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Number of Pages : 173 Pages
Hell from the Heavens

Book Summary : This is "naval history at its best" (Bruce Henderson)--the story of the greatest kamikaze attack of World War II Looking toward the heavens, the destroyer crew saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese Air Force assembled dir ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : John Wukovits
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Number of Pages : 336 Pages
OECD Skills Outlook 2013 First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills

Book Summary : This first OECD Skills Outlook presents the initial results of the OECD Survey of Adult Skills, which evaluates the skills of adults in 22 OECD and 2 non-OECD partner countries. ...

  • Genre : N.a
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 464 Pages
Learning from Memory

Book Summary : This challenging book, with excellent contributions from international social scientists, focuses on the link between body and memory that specifically refers to the use of digital technologies. Neuroscientists know very well ...

  • Genre : Social Science
  • Author : Bianca Maria Pirani,Ivan Varga
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 350 Pages
Notes from the Bowery

Book Summary : In the U.S., the homeless have traveled from the freight train to the shelter. Skid row was an extended stop along the way. Giamo reveals his encounter with the city and old Bowery of the 1970s. He simply followed the drift o ...

  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Benedict Giamo
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 223 Pages
Light from Darkness

Book Summary : Everything in existence functions because of laws of nature. Knowledge of those laws is what allows us to accomplish anything in life. Our spiritual and religious life is no different. Spiritual awakening is also managed by l ...

  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Author : Samael Aun Weor
  • Publisher : Glorian Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 259 Pages
Journey from Kilimanjaro

Book Summary : This book is about the youth, schools, places, and ideas that significantly deepen my life. It examines insights, philosophies, and observations that I read, question, seriously investigate, and live. The students in the clas ...

  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Hoover Liddell
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Number of Pages : 360 Pages
Words from Awaki

Book Summary : Don’t believe the hype; believe what you see. Apocalypse, as we have come to fear, is not apocalypse as it truly is. We live today in the time of “apocalypse,” and for some, it is pure torment. For those around the worl ...

  • Genre : Religion
  • Author : Bernetha George, MD
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Number of Pages : 544 Pages
From Birth to One

Book Summary : "The book is written in an engaging and accessible style and the passion of the author is evident. ...an interesting and timely text that will be useful to those working with very young children and their families." British J ...

  • Genre : Education
  • Author : Maria Robinson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Number of Pages : 204 Pages
Eugène Dubois and the Ape-Man from Java

Book Summary : Although the name Pithecanthropus is now seldom used, there are few who study the origin of our species who will fail to recognise the historical place of the usage and its association with Eugene Dubois. During the last thir ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : L.T. Theunissen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 216 Pages
From Persia to Tehr Angeles

Book Summary : An Iranian-American explains the history and heritage of his people, in both the old world and the new. From Persia to Tehr Angeles is a fascinating look at everything from Persia’s ancient past to the modern world of Persi ...

  • Genre : Education
  • Author : Kamran Sharareh,KShar
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 178 Pages
From Fear to Faith

Book Summary : CHRISTOPHER RORY PAGE Two bodies, two souls and an inspiring four way conversation between contrasting mortals as they journey through the African bush and discover the way from Fear to faith. The author awakens one morning r ...

  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Author : Christopher Rory Page
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Number of Pages : 128 Pages
Lifelines from Our Past

Book Summary : This book offers an extraordinary interpretation of world history, from the paleolithic era to the present. Renowned historian L.S. Stavrianos conceptualizes human history into three categories: kinship societies, tributary s ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : L. S. Stavrianos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Number of Pages : 304 Pages
A Journey from Death to Life

Book Summary : Fame, wealth, power and fleeting pleasures are transient and have no eternal value. Doing the will of God is enduring and is what really count forever. We are all presently on a journey through life that will end in death. Bu ...

  • Genre : Religion
  • Author : Chan Kasui
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Number of Pages : 300 Pages
SMEs From the Ground Up

Book Summary : Sometimes SMEs can cause problems for your instructional design project. But have you done everything you could to understand, communicate with, and involve your SMEs successfully? From years of experience, there are guidelin ...

  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Author : Chuck Hodell
  • Publisher : American Society for Training and Development
  • Number of Pages : 160 Pages
From My Heart

Book Summary : Values Education is the philosophy and practice that inspires both children and adults to be the best that they can be. After all, we are all growing, and it is not only our children that can benefit from education and develo ...

  • Genre : Education
  • Author : Neil Hawkes
  • Publisher : Crown House Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 192 Pages
1947 Europe from a Duffel Bag

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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Charles Cutting
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 163 Pages
Topics from the Theory of Numbers

Book Summary : Many of the important and creative developments in modern mathematics resulted from attempts to solve questions that originate in number theory. The publication of Emil Grosswald’s classic text presents an illuminating intr ...

  • Genre : Mathematics
  • Author : Emil Grosswald
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 335 Pages
The Bright Nights and Drumbeats from Mama Africa

Book Summary : For years war and at times preventable scenarios have taken life, maimed others, crippled yet others mentally, physically and intellectually, if not spiritually, The T4 program, PTSD and all.... worldwide. For the authors gen ...

  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : fatha John Patrick Kamau
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 1036 Pages
From Science to Action? 100 Years Later - Alcohol Policies Revisited

Book Summary : Alcohol has been central to social, religious and personal use throughout the history. Alcohol drinking goes back almost as far as the human race does. A hundred years, therefore, may be seen as only a flash. The past century ...

  • Genre : Psychology
  • Author : Richard Müller,Harald Klingemann
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 192 Pages
A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes

Book Summary : A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes is a book for those who want to improve their thinking. It is a practical and enjoyable book that tells in a short-easy-to-read way about what we all can learn from Sherlock Holmes. Peter Be ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Peter Bevelin
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Number of Pages : 69 Pages
Women in World History: v. 1: Readings from Prehistory to 1500

Book Summary : Presenting selected histories in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, this work discusses: political and economic issues; marriage practices, motherhood and enslavement; and religious beliefs and spiritual development. Famo ...

  • Genre : History
  • Author : Sarah Shaver Hughes,Brady Hughes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Number of Pages : 288 Pages
History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850

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  • Genre : History
  • Author : John W. De Forest
  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Number of Pages : N.A Pages
Charlie Foster & The Gift from Gull

Book Summary : Crime reporter Charlie Foster teams up with his friends Professor Ian Robertson MD (retired) and John Drake SAS (retired)to try and solve the mysterious reappearance of the legendary 'Spring-heeled Jack'. In the meanwhile, De ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Trevor Johnson
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Number of Pages : 272 Pages
Late Triassic microvertebrates from the lower Chinle Group (Otischalkian-Adamanian:Carnian), southwestern U.S.A.

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  • Genre : Chinle Formation
  • Author : Andrew B. Heckert
  • Publisher : New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
  • Number of Pages : 170 Pages
Tales For The Trail from England to America

Book Summary : When I was a child my wonderful family were constantly telling me stories about their lives, adventures, wars they served in and wars they were to old or to young to fight or serve in. All past and current members of The Unit ...

  • Genre : Fiction
  • Author : Morgan Maine
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 68 Pages
Exact Confidence Bounds when Sampling from Small Finite Universes

Book Summary : There is a very simple and fundamental concept· to much of probability and statistics that can be conveyed using the following problem. PROBLEM. Assume a finite set (universe) of N units where A of the units have a particula ...

  • Genre : Mathematics
  • Author : Tommy Wright
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 431 Pages
Voyages from the Past

Book Summary : A social history of sea travel from the passengers' perspective, encompassing all walks of life and vessels departing from a variety of UK ports. Simon Wills tells the stories of ordinary people who travelled by sea between 1 ...

  • Genre : Transportation
  • Author : Simon Wills
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Number of Pages : 256 Pages