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Imagining Sameness and Difference in Children's...
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This book investigates how cultural sameness and difference has been presented in a variety of forms and genres of children's literature from Denmark, Germany, France, Russia, Britain, and the United States, ranging from English caricatures of the 1780s to dynamic representations of contemporary cosmopolitan childhood. The chapters address different models of presenting foreigners using examples from children's educational prints, dramatic performances, travel narratives, comics, and picture books. Contributors illuminate the ways in which the texts negotiate the tensions between the Enlightenment ideal of internationalism and discrete national or ethnic identities cultivated since the Romantic era, providing examples of ethnocentric cultural perspectives and of cultural relativism, as well as instances where discussions of child reader agency indicate how they might participate eventually in a tolerant transnational community.

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Sacred Books of the East
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Sacred Books of the East is a monumental 50-volume set of English translations of Asian religious writings, edited by Max Müller and published by the Oxford University Press between 1879 and 1910. It incorporates the essential sacred texts of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, and Islam.All of the books are in the public domain in the United States, and most or all are in the public domain in many other countries - see discussion at sacred-texts.com for details.

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Three Victorians in the New World
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A critical examination of the works of three English novelists who visited the United States during the nineteenth century: Frances Trollope, Charles Dickens, and Anthony Trollope. These three produced letters, travel books, and novels, which taken together represent unique commentaries on life during the last century. Utilizing unpublished letters, diaries, and journals of Frances Trollope and Charles Dickens, and collections of letters of Dickens and Anthony Trollope, the study compares their immediate reaction to the scenes and facts of American society with the published travel books, and then with the fictional forms all three subsequently employed in utilizing American scenes or characters.

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Three Victorians in the New World
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A critical examination of the works of three English novelists who visited the United States during the nineteenth century: Frances Trollope, Charles Dickens, and Anthony Trollope. These three produced letters, travel books, and novels, which taken together represent unique commentaries on life during the last century. Utilizing unpublished letters, diaries, and journals of Frances Trollope and Charles Dickens, and collections of letters of Dickens and Anthony Trollope, the study compares their immediate reaction to the scenes and facts of American society with the published travel books, and then with the fictional forms all three subsequently employed in utilizing American scenes or characters.

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Wake (Comics)
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wake (Sillage in the original French) is a science fiction graphic novel series created by Jean-David Morvan and Philippe Buchet. The series has been translated to English and published in the United States by NBM Publishing. The issues are published in a large format (19 cm by 25.4 cm) as soft cover graphic novels. Issues 1 through 3 were published individually. Issues 4/5 and 6/7 were published together as single books. Issues 8, 9 and 10 have been released in French but have not yet reached the United States - NBM Publishing have stated that they will not be publishing the remainder of the series in English in the United States.Wake is hard science fiction and space opera, exploring social themes about inequalities, corruption and colonization.

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Malachi Martin
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Malachi Brendan Martin Ph.D. (July 23, 1921 July 27, 1999) was a Catholic priest, theologian, writer on the Catholic Church, and professor at the Vatican''s Pontifical Biblical Institute. He held three doctorates and was the sole author of sixteen books covering religious and geopolitical topics, which were published in eight languages. He wrote additional books under pen names and in collaboration with others. He was a controversial commentator on the Vatican and other matters involving the Church. Martin spoke at least ten languages including Gaelic, English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Hebrew and Modern Arabic, and also knew classical languages like Latin, Classical Greek, Aramaic and Classical Arabic. He lived in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, France, and the United States and travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Malachi Martin
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Malachi Brendan Martin Ph.D. (July 23, 1921 July 27, 1999) was a Catholic priest, theologian, writer on the Catholic Church, and professor at the Vatican''s Pontifical Biblical Institute. He held three doctorates and was the sole author of sixteen books covering religious and geopolitical topics, which were published in eight languages. He wrote additional books under pen names and in collaboration with others. He was a controversial commentator on the Vatican and other matters involving the Church. Martin spoke at least ten languages including Gaelic, English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Hebrew and Modern Arabic, and also knew classical languages like Latin, Classical Greek, Aramaic and Classical Arabic. He lived in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Italy, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, France, and the United States and travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Uma Krishnaswami
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Uma Krishnaswami is an author of picture books and novels for children, and a writing teacher. She is recognized as a major voice in the expanding of international and multicultural young adult fiction and children's literature. Uma Krishnaswami was born in 1956 in New Delhi, India. She received a degree in political science, and a Masters degree in social work from University of Delhi in India. In 1979, she and her husband moved to the United States where she received an additional graduate degree. They have one son. She lives in Aztec, New Mexico. Her first published story appeared in Children's World, a magazine published in India, when she was thirteen. Her stories and poems have been published in Cricket, Highlights and Cicada. Her books, which include picture books, collections of stories of India, non-fiction books, and novels, are published in English and Spanish.

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Jeffery Farnol
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Jeffery Farnol (10 February 1878 9 August 1952), was an English author, known for his many romantic novels, some formulaic and set in the English Regency period, and swashbucklers. He with Georgette Heyer founded the Regency romantic genre, one of his first books, The Broad Highway, has been issued in a version edited by Barbara Cartland.He was born in Aston, Birmingham, and brought up in London and Kent. He attended the Westminster Art School, after he had lost his job in a Birmingham metal-working firm. In 1900, he married Blanche Hawley, daughter of the noted New York scenic artist Hughson Hawley, they moved to the United States, where he found work as a scene painter.

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