The Gilded Age: A History in Documents by Janette Thomas Greenwood

By Janette Thomas Greenwood

While many american citizens consider the Gilded Age, they photo the mansions at Newport, Rhode Island, or the tenements of recent York urban. certainly, the past due nineteenth century used to be a interval of utmost poverty thinly veiled through tremendous wealth. besides the fact that, we must always no longer keep in mind the period just for the strides made via metal wealthy person Andrew Carnegie or social reformer Jane Addams. All american citizens needed to comply with the dynamic social and monetary adjustments of the Gilded Age--the booming industries, growing to be towns, elevated ethnic and cultural variety. African American W. E. B. Du Bois, local American Sitting Bull, and chinese language American Saum track Bo spoke out opposed to racial injustice. ecu immigrants Mary Antin and Robert Ferrari suffered the pitfalls and praised the possibilities present in their new nation. Pioneer Phoebe Judson lamented the loneliness of creating a existence out West. And staff at domicile metal misplaced their lives in an try and increase exertions stipulations. Drawing from the letters, memoirs, newspaper articles, journals, and speeches of Gilded Age americans, writer Janette Greenwood arranges all of those voices to inform a narrative extra vivid and textured than the easy story of robber baron as opposed to ravenous bad. as well as those voices, visuals--such as ads, maps, political cartoons, and an image essay on Jacob Riiss city photographs--create a kaleidoscopic view of the area century whilst varied americans struggled for a similar aim: a greater lifestyle, with extra justice and democracy for every and all. PAGES FROM HISTORY General Editors: Sarah Deutsch, University of Arizona, Carol Karlsen, University of Michigan, Robert G. Moeller, University of california, Irvine, and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, Indiana college, Bloomington Textbooks may well interpret heritage, however the books within the Pages from History sequence are heritage. every one name, compiled and edited via a trendy historian, is a suite of fundamental assets with regards to a selected subject of historic importance. Documentary facts together with information articles, executive files, memoirs, letters, diaries, fiction, images, and facsimiles permits background to talk for itself and turns each reader right into a historian. Headnotes, prolonged captions, sidebars, and introductory essays give you the crucial context that frames the records. the entire books are amply illustrated and every incorporates a documentary photo essay, chronology, additional analyzing, resource notes, and index.

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Stats Modeling the World 3rd Edition by David E. Bock

By David E. Bock

Through major with functional info research and pix, Stats: Modeling the realm, 3rd variation, engages scholars and will get them to do facts and imagine statistically from the beginning. With the authors’ signature imagine, exhibit, inform problem-solving procedure, scholars research what we will locate in facts, why we discover it fascinating and the way to record it to others. teachers compliment this article as transparent and obtainable, whereas scholars record that they really get pleasure from studying the ebook whereas studying how one can do data. extra examples with up-to-date facts make this new version even more uncomplicated to learn and use.

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13th Age: Eyes of the Stone Thief by Pelgrane Press

By Pelgrane Press

Are you able to kill the dungeon earlier than it kills you?

In thirteenth Age, dwelling dungeons slither up during the underworld and invade the outside lands. The Stone Thief is the main historical and crafty of its style; an enormous monster that preys at the towns and constructions you like, swallows them, and remakes them into extra deathtrap-filled degrees within itself. Now, it’s looking YOU.

For players:
• Embark on a saga of insanity, revenge and enormous monsters
• relief or thwart the schemes of the Icons as they conflict for keep watch over of the dungeon
• Slay, loot and live to tell the tale deep within the bowels of the earth
• ruin this age-old hazard forever

For GMs:
• A sizeable crusade protecting the total Champion tier (4th to eighth level)
• 13 degrees of peril from the dungeon’s beginning Maw to the orc hordes of the Deep maintain, the terrors of the • Pit of Undigested a while, and the nightmare urban past the Onyx Catacombs
• New monsters, new treasures, new traps, and new factions to your thirteenth Age crusade

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Flying Blind: The Dragon Diaries by Deborah Cooke

By Deborah Cooke

The subsequent iteration of shape-shifting dragons from the preferred writer of the Dragonfire novels.

Zoë Sorensson is completely basic, other than she's been instructed she's destined for nice issues. Zoë's the only lady dragon shapeshifter of her variety. yet Zoë is on the backside of the category by way of being Pyr and her powers are AWOL, so she's despatched to a Pyr boot camp.

Zoë speedy realizes that she has to grasp her powers the day gone by, as the Pyr are at risk and boot camp is a catch. The Mages are looking to put off all shifters and the Pyr are subsequent in line-unless Zoë and her pals can interact and shop their very own sort.

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Gift of the Unmage by Alma Alexander

By Alma Alexander

Hence says Cheveyo: mage, instructor, the 1st individual in Thea's existence to stay unimpressed by means of her lineage as Double 7th, the 7th baby of 2 7th young children. From start, good stuff have been anticipated of Thea, steadily changed through questioned unhappiness because it turned glaring her magical skills are, at such a lot, minimum. Now, with Cheveyo, Thea has started to weave herself a brand new magical identification, infused with components of the unique worlds the place Cheveyo and others like him stroll. yet again domestic, she attends the Academy, the only tuition in the world if you, like her, cannot do magic. it really is on the Academy that Thea realizes she's going to certainly need to struggle, considering the fact that her enemies are hungrier and extra harmful than she proposal. what is extra, her maximum power could be the very powerlessness she has resisted for therefore lengthy. Alma Alexander has woven a richly invented fable out of parts from many cultures, either actual and imagined, and a memorable solid of characters.

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Stephen Crane (Bloom's Classic Critical Views) by Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom, Joyce

By Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom, Joyce Caldwell Smith

This variation of Bloom’s significant brief tale Writers experiences the 3 most interesting brief tales written via Stephen Crane--"The Open Boat," "The Bride involves Yellow Sky," and "The Blue Hotel." Crane is taken into account by means of a few to were the Hemmingway of his period. This identify additionally incorporates a biography of Stephen Crane, a person advisor, an in depth thematic research of every brief tale, a listing of characters in each one tale, a whole bibliography of Crane’s works, an index of subject matters and ideas, and editor’s notes and creation through Harold Bloom. This sequence, Bloom’s significant brief tale Writers, is edited through Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the arts, Yale college; Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, ny collage Graduate college; preeminent literary critic of our time. The world’s so much widespread writers of brief tales are lined in a single sequence with specialist research by way of Bloom and different critics. those titles include a wealth of data at the writers and brief tales which are most ordinarily learn in excessive faculties, schools, and universities.

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Mark Twain's The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (Bloom's by Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom

By Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom

Hailed by means of writers and critics alike as probably the most vital American novels ever released, Mark Twain's critical coming-of-age tale The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn gave a special voice to American literature. because the revered critics during this quantity attest, Twain's novel sustains the assessments of time and interpretation. This totally up-to-date quantity additionally bargains perceptive supplementary fabrics, corresponding to a chronology and an index, that may turn out to be useful for college kids writing study papers in this cherished paintings.

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