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The Civil War in Georgia

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ISBN10 : 9780820341828

Publisher : University of Georgia Press

Number of Pages : 312

Category : History

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Book Summary: Georgians, like all Americans, experienced the Civil War in a variety of ways. Through selected articles drawn from the New Georgia Encyclopedia (www.georgiaencyclopedia.org), this collection chronicles the diversity of Georgia's Civil War experience and reflects the most current scholarship in terms of how the Civil War has come to be studied, documented, and analyzed. The Atlanta campaign and Sherman's March to the Sea changed the course of the war in 1864, in terms both of the upheaval and destruction inflicted on the state and the life span of the Confederacy. While the dramatic events of 1864 are fully documented, this companion gives equal coverage to the many other aspects of the war--naval encounters and guerrilla warfare, prisons and hospitals, factories and plantations, politics and policies-- all of which provided critical support to the Confederacy's war effort. The book also explores home-front conditions in depth, with an emphasis on emancipation, dissent, Unionism, and the experience and activity of African Americans and women. Historians today are far more conscious of how memory--as public commemoration, individual reminiscence, historic preservation, and literary and cinematic depictions--has shaped the war's multiple meanings. Nowhere is this legacy more varied or more pronounced than in Georgia, and a substantial part of this companion explores the many ways in which Georgians have interpreted the war experience for themselves and others over the past 150 years. At the outset of the sesquicentennial these new historical perspectives allow us to appreciate the Civil War as a complex and multifaceted experience for Georgians and for all southerners. A Project of the New Georgia Encyclopedia; Published in Association with the Georgia Humanities Council and the University System of Georgia/GALILEO.

The Hidden Worlds

Author : Sandra Ingerman,Katherine Wood

ISBN10 : 1785358219

Publisher : John Hunt Publishing

Number of Pages : 128

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Were those people in Isaiah's dream the same people from school? Popular soccer star Magda? George, who he'd never heard speak because he always left classes for special services help? Angry Rose, the Chinese girl who was always in trouble for fighting? And why were there dead birds and fish everywhere? When the four encounter one another the next day by the same pond from the dream, they realize they've shared a dream and there really are dead birds and fish covering the ground! This leads to real-life adventures and more dreams as they discover a toxic waste plant disposing of poisons illegally. Not friends in the beginning, romance blossoms as they work together with their Power Animals to close down the plant.

One Night, Two Secrets

Author : Katherine Garbera

ISBN10 : 148804693X

Publisher : Harlequin

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: USA TODAY bestselling author Sex. Lies. And… consequences to last a lifetime… Heiress Scarlet O’Malley doesn’t do commitment, but when she finds herself pregnant after a hot hookup, she must find the father. What Scarlet doesn’t know is that Alec Velasquez was posing as his twin brother that night. Even more surprising, when she learns the truth and reconnects with Alec, she still yearns for his touch. Does she need to rethink never falling in love? Never say never…

The Women's Revolution in Mexico, 1910-1953

Author : Stephanie Mitchell,Patience A. Schell

ISBN10 : 1461646103

Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Number of Pages : 244

Category : History

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Book Summary: This book reinvigorates the debate on the Mexican Revolution, exploring what this pivotal event meant to women. The contributors offer a fresh look at women's participation in their homes and workplaces and through politics and community activism. Drawing on a variety of perspectives, the volume illuminates the ways women variously accepted, contested, used, and manipulated the revolutionary project. Recovering narratives that have been virtually written out of the historical record, this book brings us a rich and complex array of women's experiences in the revolutionary and post-revolutionary era in Mexico.

Second Chance Temptation

Author : Joss Wood

ISBN10 : 1488046921

Publisher : Harlequin

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Years ago, she left him at the altar. She. Owes. Him. Now Tanna Murphy shows up, wanting to make amends? Nothing she could say would salvage Levi Brogan’s broken trust. Or so he says. Yet Levi needs someone at his beck and call for the next six weeks. And he’s discovered the perfect way Tanna can make it all up to him… With desire still burning between them, will temptation lead to their second chance?

Llewellyn's 2011 Magical Almanac

Author : Calantirniel,Elizabeth Barrette,Deborah Blake,Marcus Foxglove Griffin,Harmony Usher,Denise Dumars,Abel Gomez,Magenta Griffith,Ellen Dugan,Melanie Marquis,Elizabeth Hazel,Janina Renée,Lupa,Deborah Lipp,Mickie Mueller,Susan Pesznecker,Diana Rajchel,Suzanne Ress,Michelle Skye,Raven Digitalis,Paniteowl,James Kambos,Tess Whitehurst,Sybil Fogg,Gail Wood,Dallas Jennifer Cobb,Graham Miller,Kelly Proudfoot,Emyme,Katherine Weber-Turcotte,Llewellyn

ISBN10 : 0738726559

Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide

Number of Pages : 360

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

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Book Summary: Filled with practical spells, rituals, and ideas for invoking the power of the elements, Llewellyn's 2011 Magical Almanac has been inspiring all levels of magical practitioners for over twenty years. With this collection of magical wisdom at hand, you can enhance every day of your life and deepen your craft with nature's empowering energies. Get organized and keep track of important dates with a calendar section-now shaded for easier "flip to" reference-featuring world festivals and holidays, 2011 sabbats for both Northern and Southern hemispheres, and Full Moons. You'll also find the Moon's sign and phase, plus each day's color and incense to help you maximize the power of your magical work. This edition also includes enlightening articles, organized by element, on everything from keeping nature journals to ritual fire dancing. Achieve your goals with voice magic Interpret bird omens for wise counsel Express gratitude with a blessing bowl Connect with Irish faeries for protection, health, & healing Published annually for over twenty years