Category: Anthologies

Category: Anthologies

Category: Anthologies

Download Doctor Who Short Trips: Repercussions (Big Finish Short by Gary Russell PDF

By Gary Russell

General practitioner Who brief journeys is a chain of themed brief tale anthologies of recent health professional Who fiction, that includes the medical professional in all of his first 8 incarnations. They characteristic tales written by means of the various major names in healthcare professional Who, earlier and current, together with Paul Cornell, Gareth Roberts, Christopher H. Bidmead, and Paul Magrs. Repercussions features 16 stories set on an odd airship taking its passengers on a visit to who-knows-where. one of the humans aboard is younger adventuress Charley Pollard, quite a few weeks into her lifestyles aboard the TARDIS along the 8th health care provider, a guy whose earlier she is familiar with frighteningly little approximately. She encounters a diplomat attempting to cease a conflict, a tender guy possible murdered by way of the physician, a tramp, a seismologist, and a republican attempting to shop the lifetime of his plague-stricken daughter. something all of them have in universal: an stumble upon with a wierd alien customer who appeared to aid them, yet probably must have left them on my own.

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Download Swords from the East by Harold Lamb PDF

By Harold Lamb

Their conquest used to be measured now not in miles yet in levels of longitude. They smashed the gates of empires, overthrew kingdoms, diverted rivers, and depopulated complete international locations. They have been the Mongols of Genghis Khan, rapid and cruel but in addition ingenious, daring, and crafty. Their story has seldom been informed within the West, and not by means of an writer with the acumen of Harold Lamb.
 
Ride with younger Temujin as he outwits schemers and assassins and rises to beat Asia as Genghis Khan. enterprise to the land underneath the northern lighting fixtures on a undertaking of vengeance with Maak the Buriat. Stand with Aruk the gatekeeper and Hugo the Frank as they carry the cross opposed to the Sungar hordes. Lamb’s action-packed Mongolian tales, to be had the following in a single entire quantity, restoration the Mongols to their position in heritage, portraying them now not as senseless barbarians yet as males of honor and bravado who laid down their lives for his or her chief and their lands.

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Category: Anthologies

Download Doctor Who Short Trips: Monsters (Big Finish Short Trips) by Ian Farrington PDF

By Ian Farrington

General practitioner Who brief journeys is a sequence of themed brief tale anthologies of latest healthcare professional Who fiction, that includes the medical professional in all of his first 8 incarnations. They function tales written by way of the various top names in medical professional Who, previous and current, together with Paul Cornell, Gareth Roberts, Christopher H. Bidmead, and Paul Magrs. even if made from flesh and bone, or created within the deep recesses of the brain, monsters are poor issues. they arrive once you within the evening, for those who least anticipate it; they invade your international while all turns out secure. Monsters beneficial properties tales that inform of such beasts—some genuine, a few imaginary; a few alien, a few homegrown.

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Category: Anthologies

Download Contested Commonwealths: Essays in American History by William A. Pencak, John Lax, Ralph J. Crandall PDF

By William A. Pencak, John Lax, Ralph J. Crandall

United States historian William Pencak right here collects 13 of his essays, written starting in 1976. a few take care of colonial and innovative crowds and groups in Massachusetts—the impressment revolt of 1747, the preferred uprisings of the 1760s and 1770s, and Shays' uprising. Others talk about the preferred ideology of the yank Revolution as expressed in songs and almanacs, whereas a number of revisit progressive period statesmen George Washington, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and loyalist Peter Oliver. Interpretive essays argue that innovative fiscal concept grew to become smuggling from a vice into the ''natural law'' of loose exchange; and that targeting the Civil conflict and the years 1861 to 1865, ends up in a glorified belief of the nationwide prior that's larger understood as formed via ''An period of Racial Violence'' that prolonged from 1854 to not less than 1877.

Pencak's essays don't agree to average interpretations of the innovative period that pressure the significance of republican ideology or socio-economic clash. particularly, he appears to be like at colonial reviews of the French and Indian struggle as definitive in shaping dislike of england. He stresses that the preferred suggestion expressed in songs and almanacs painting the United States as an open society, a land of lots, threatened by way of British regulations instead of a land the place historical Roman advantage or conventional British liberties flourished.

Moving to the early republic, Pencak appears at Shays's uprising from the perspective of these who suppressed it, and unearths that they have been surely involved that Massachusetts's newly-formed republic used to be threatened via westerners. Westerners who awarded themselves as a military and sought to restructure a structure shaped simply six years sooner than. George Washington used to be, in impression, the executive govt of the hot kingdom from 1775 to 1797 and borrowed seriously from his wartime studies to form his presidency.

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Download The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra PDF

By Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, a well known poet, translator, and critic-historian, has right here prepare an surprisingly delicate number of wonderful verse in English via his most sensible contemporaries. whole with insightful biographical and significant introductions to every poet, this is often the definitive anthology of contemporary Indian poetry in English. the gathering comprises over a hundred thirty works through twelve poets, together with Nissim Ezekiel, Jayanta Mahapatra, A.K. Ramanujan, Keki N. Daeruwalla, and Vikram Seth. some of the poets selected both current new features of recongnized faces, or intentionally vary from these time and again represented in average anthologies. sturdy poems in English by means of Indians have seemed sporadically for might be a century; continuously sturdy Indian poets writing in English have seemed basically within the final 4 a long time; and a small workforce of important new voices long ago few years has deemed helpful a delicately outlined photograph of the state-of-the-art. This assortment might be appealing to an individual attracted to modern poetry, and in poetic usages of English in modern India.

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Download Living Blue in the Red States by David Starkey PDF

By David Starkey

Political pundits by no means tire of reminding us of the nice cultural divide among conservative “red” states and liberal “blue” ones. yet logic tells us that now not everyone in those states may be politically like-minded. David Starkey, a former red-state resident, puzzled what politically innovative inventive writers have been feeling within the wake of George W. Bush’s reelection. How, Starkey requested individuals, does one reside blue in a purple state.
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This ebook provides many solutions. Writers as diversified as Jonis Agee and Stephen Corey, Robin Hemley and Lee Martin (a 2006 Pulitzer Prize finalist in fiction), Donald Morrill and Wyoming poet laureate David Romtvedt describe what it's wish to reside in a zone that doesn’t continually percentage one’s values. whereas pointedly innovative, the gathering brings jointly the paintings of essayists who glance past the passions of the moment—the struggle in Iraq, the rallying of the perfect round social concerns, the Democrats’ failure in 2004—to the necessity for harmony. occasionally funny, occasionally poignant, constantly enlightening, those essayists’ perspectives testify to the ability of writing to deliver us jointly as one country of no matter what color.
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