Old Witch and the Polka Dot Ribbon

Author: Wende Devlin,Harry Devlin

Publisher: Purple House Press

ISBN: 9781930900714

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 28

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When the kitchen is finally empty, Old Witch makes her own magic nut cake to enter in the carnival's cake baking contest. First published in 1970, this second book in the Old Witch series is back for a new generation of readers to discover!
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The Maximus Poems

Author: Charles Olson

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520055950

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 652

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A collection of modern poems probing the human feelings which penetrate life and history along the northern Massachusetts coast
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The Age of Steam

A Classic Album of American Railroading

Author: Lucius Beebe,Charles Clegg

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780883940792

Category: Transportation

Page: 298

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A collection of more than five hundred photographs and illustrations capture the sights, sounds, and smells of American railroading, depicting the folkways of little carriers, the personnel of main lines, and more.
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Creativity and Innovation in the Music Industry

Author: Peter Tschmuck

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642284299

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Why did jazz become a dominant popular music genre in the 1920s and rock 'n' roll in the 1950s? Why did heavy metal, punk rock and hiphop find their way from sub-cultures to the established music industry? What are the effects of new communication technologies and the Internet on the creation of music in the early 21st century? These and other questions are answered by Peter Tschmuck through an integrated model of creativity and innovation that is based on an international history of music industry since Thomas A. Edison invented the phonograph in 1877. Thus, the history of the music industry is described in full detail. By discussing the historic process of music production, distribution and reception the author highlights several revolutions in the music industry that were caused by the inference of aesthetic, technological, legal, economic, social and political processes of change. On the basis of an integrated model of creativity and innovation, an explanation is given on how the processes and structures of the present music industry will be altered by the ongoing digital revolution, which totally changed the value-added network of the production, dissemination and use of music. For the second edition, the author has reworked chapter 9 in order to include all the developments which shaped the music industry in the first decade of the 21st century – from Napster to cloud-based music services and even beyond.
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Mississippi Harmony

Memoirs of a Freedom Fighter

Author: W. Hudson,C. Curry

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1403973520

Category: History

Page: 150

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In 1963, Winson Hudson finally registered to vote in Leake County, Mississippi, when she interpreted part of the state constitution by saying, "It meant what it said and it said what it meant." Her first attempt had been in 1937. A lifelong native of the rural, all-black community of Harmony, Winson has lived through some of the most racially oppressive periods in her state s history - and has devoted her life to combatting discrimination. With her sister Dovie, Winson filed the first lawsuit to desegregate the public schools in a rural county. Helping to establish the county NAACP chapter in 1961, Winson served as its president for 38 years. Her work has included voting rights, school desegregation, health care, government loans, telephone service, good roads, housing, and childcare - issues that were intertwined with the black freedom struggle. Winson s narrative, presented in her own words with historical background from noted author and activist Constance Curry, is both triumphant and tragic, inspiring and disturbing. It illustrates the virtually untold story of the role that African American women played in the civil rights movement at the local level in black communities throughout the South.
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Animals and the Shaping of Modern Medicine

One Health and its Histories

Author: Abigail Woods,Michael Bresalier,Angela Cassidy,Rachel Mason Dentinger

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319643371

Category: Science

Page: 280

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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book breaks new ground by situating animals and their diseases at the very heart of modern medicine. In demonstrating their historical significance as subjects and shapers of medicine, it offers important insights into past animal lives, and reveals that what we think of as ‘human’ medicine was in fact deeply zoological. Each chapter analyses an important episode in which animals changed and were changed by medicine. Ranging across the animal inhabitants of Britain’s zoos, sick sheep on Scottish farms, unproductive livestock in developing countries, and the tapeworms of California and Beirut, they illuminate the multi-species dimensions of modern medicine and its rich historical connections with biology, zoology, agriculture and veterinary medicine. The modern movement for One Health – whose history is also analyzed – is therefore revealed as just the latest attempt to improve health by working across species and disciplines. This book will appeal to historians of animals, science and medicine, to those involved in the promotion and practice of One Health today.
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Yards and Gates

Gender in Harvard and Radcliffe History

Author: Laurel Ulrich

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: 9781403960986

Category: Education

Page: 337

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"In Yards and Gates, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and her contributors argue that there have always been women at Harvard. The illuminating essays, letters, diary entries, and illustrations in this groundbreaking collection look at Harvard history from the colonial period to the present, giving primary attention to women and especially to the history of Radcliffe. They also demonstrate the value of looking at American history through a gendered lens. Here are stories about aspiration as well as marginality, and about women and men who opened once locked gates."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Ever Is a Long Time

A Journey Into Mississippi's Dark Past A Memoir

Author: W. Ralph Eubanks,Ralph Eubanks

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 9780465009800

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 264

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In June of 1957, Governor James Coleman stepped before the cameras of "Meet the Press" and was asked whether the public schools would ever be integrated. "Well, ever is a long time," he replied, "[but] I would say that a baby born in Mississippi today will never live long enough to see an integrated school." In this extraordinary pilgrimage, Library of Congress Publishing Director W. Ralph Eubanks recaptures the feel of growing up during this tumultuous era, deep in rural Mississippi. Vividly re-creating a time and place where even small steps across the Jim Crow line became a matter of life and death, he offers eloquent testimony to a family's grace against all odds. Inspired by the 1998 declassification of files kept by the State Sovereignty Commission-an agency specifically created to maintain white supremacy-the result is a journey of discovery that leads Eubanks not only to surprising conclusions about his own family, but also to harrowing encounters with those involved in some of the era's darkest activities.
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Methodist Adventures in Negro Education

Author: Jay Samuel Stowell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: African Americans

Page: 190

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FOR the first time in the long years in which the Methodist Episcopal Church has labored for the education of the American Negro, a coordinated presentation of the remarkable story is now presented. It is a romance in education, and brings to the thousands of Methodists who have invested in the work of the Freedmen's Aid Society, now the Board of Education for Negroes, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, an adequate statement of the large returns their money has made possible. The author, the Rev. Jay S. Stowell, a member of the Publicity Staff of the Committee on Conservation and Advance of the Council of Boards of Benevolence of the Methodist Episcopal Church, has had an unusual opportunity to secure his facts and impressions. In addition to the records and the history of the Woman's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, whose work for Negro girls is closely related to that of the Board of Education for Negroes, he had the privilege of a personal visit to each of the schools. This gives to the book that value which only firsthand knowledge makes possible.
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The segregation decisions

papers read at a session of the twenty-first annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association, Memphis, Tennessee, November 10, 1955

Author: William Faulkner,Benjamin Elijah Mays,Cecil Sims

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: African Americans

Page: 29

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Straight Ahead

The Memoirs of a Mississippi Governor

Author: Bill Waller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781934193044

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 275

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These Memoirs Chronicle the life and times of one of Mississippi?s most prominent attorneys, and the state?s fifty-sixth governor, from his birth in rural Lafayette County in 1926 through his two terms as district attorney of Hinds, Madison, and Yazoo Counties, the Beckwith trials, his 1967 and 1971 gubernatorial campaigns, the legendary 1978 senatorial race, his last campaign in 1987, and his life after politics.A fifth generation Mississippian, Bill Waller grew up on a farm in Lafayette County. After earning a bachelor?s degree at the University of Memphis and a law degree from the Ole Miss law school, he began the practice of law in Jackson in 1950. He is married to the former Carroll Overton and has five children and fourteen grandchildren. Waller?s vigorous prosecution of Byron De La Beckwith for the murder of Medgar Evers in 1964 catapulted him into national prominence. In 1971 Waller was elected governor in a major political upset. Historians and journalists mark his administration as a turning point in Mississippi history.
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The Handbook of Phonological Theory

Author: John A. Goldsmith,Jason Riggle,Alan C. L. Yu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444343033

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 968

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The Handbook of Phonological Theory, second edition offers an innovative and detailed examination of recent developments in phonology, and the implications of these within linguistic theory and related disciplines. Revised from the ground-up for the second edition, the book is comprised almost entirely of newly-written and previously unpublished chapters Addresses the important questions in the field including learnability, phonological interfaces, tone, and variation, and assesses the findings and accomplishments in these domains Brings together a renowned and international contributor team Offers new and unique reflections on the advances in phonological theory since publication of the first edition in 1995 Along with the first edition, still in publication, it forms the most complete and current overview of the subject in print
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Forty Years of the Public Schools in Mississippi

With Special Reference to the Education of the Negro

Author: Stuart Grayson Noble

Publisher: Andesite Press

ISBN: 9781375513722

Category: Education

Page: 158

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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The Black Man of the South and the Rebels

Author: Charles Stearns

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN: 9781377233376

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 576

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Oxford Sketchbook

Author: Graham Byfield,Roger White

Publisher: Didier Millet,Csi

ISBN: 9789814155052

Category: Architecture

Page: 96

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Many facets of Oxford are recorded here, as Graham Byfield strolls with his sketchpad through college gateways, courtyards and gardens, along broad streets and narrow alleyways, into great ceremonial buildings and cosy medieval pubs.
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