ASSEMBLY HERALD

Author: Presbyterian Church in the U S a Office

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781360439952

Category: History

Page: 700

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The Assembly Herald, Vol. 10

January, 1904 (Classic Reprint)

Author: Presbyterian Church

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780484037488

Category: Reference

Page: 842

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Excerpt from The Assembly Herald, Vol. 10: January, 1904 This book is one of our regular Photogravure Series, and makes a very desirable Christmas gift. For sale by all book dealers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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The Assembly Herald (Classic Reprint)

Author: N.A

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780364606568

Category: Reference

Page: 698

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Excerpt from The Assembly Herald Then I see my companions looking With surprise and consternation as they see upon the Side walls a copy of two noted pugilistic champions glaring at each other and dressed for very warm weather, Side by Side With some religious or secular page. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Presbyterians and Pensions

The Roots and Growth of Pensions in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Author: R. Douglas Brackenridge,Brackenridge/Boyd,Lois A. Boyd

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780804210508

Category: Religion

Page: 186

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Presbyterians and Pensions traces the historical development of the modern Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and its predecessor organizations from colonial times to the present. It is a critical work that examines the Board of Pensions in its broad historical, social, economic, and theological context. Utilizing the case study approach, the authors show how a major Protestant denomination produced its present retirement and protection program for church employees. This is an insightful historical presentation of a vital part of the church's mission and provides very interesting and critical reading for those interested in the history of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
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Love Inspired Historical September 2015 Box Set

Wolf Creek Widow\His Precious Inheritance\A Home for His Family\The Matchmaker's Match

Author: Penny Richards,Dorothy Clark

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460394313

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Love Inspired Historical brings you four new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these historical romances of adventure and faith. WOLF CREEK WIDOW by Penny Richards Still healing from emotional—and physical—wounds left by her late husband, widow Meg Thomerson turns to Ace Allen for help running her business. Promising to remain at her side while she recovers, can he also mend her bruised heart? HIS PRECIOUS INHERITANCE by Dorothy Clark Newspaper editor Charles Thornberg is an expert at running a business, not raising a toddler. He desperately needs reporter Clarice Gordon’s help caring for his little brother…and learning how to become a father—and husband. A HOME FOR HIS FAMILY by Jan Drexler Cowboy Nate Colby journeys west for a fresh start with his orphaned nieces and nephew. Maybe fellow newcomer and beautiful schoolmarm Sarah MacFarland will be the missing piece to their fractured family… THE MATCHMAKER’S MATCH by Jessica Nelson Lady Amelia Baxley is known for finding perfect love matches—for everyone except for herself. She agrees to help Lord Spencer Broyhill find a wife…but can she follow through after she begins falling for the reformed rake?
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His Precious Inheritance

Author: Dorothy Clark

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 037328327X

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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The Baby Surprise After an adorable toddler arrives on her boss's doorstep, Clarice Gordon's job offer transforms from full-time journalist to part-time nanny. Clarice agrees to care for Charles Thornberg's little brother as long as she can continue writing. But soon Charles stirs emotions in Clarice that are far from professional… Charles never dreamed he had a long-lost brother, but he'll do everything to ensure the little one is loved. And Clarice amazes him with the warmth and care she shows the boy—so different from the career women he's known. Charles doesn't like surprises in his neatly ordered life, though thanks to this one, he may have stumbled upon the family he's always wanted…
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Working At Play

A History of Vacations in the United States

Author: Cindy S. Aron

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195363639

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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In Working at Play, Cindy Aron offers the first full length history of how Americans have vacationed--from eighteenth-century planters who summered in Newport to twentieth-century urban workers who headed for camps in the hills. In the early nineteenth century, vacations were taken for health more than for fun, as the wealthy traveled to watering places, seeking cures for everything from consumption to rheumatism. But starting in the 1850s, the growth of a white- collar middle class and the expansion of railroads made vacationing a mainstream activity. Aron charts this growth with grace and insight, tracing the rise of new vacation spots as the nation and the middle class blossomed. She shows how late nineteenth-century resorts became centers of competitive sports--bowling, tennis, golf, hiking, swimming, and boating absorbed the hours. But as vacationing grew, she writes, fears of the dangers of idleness grew with it. Religious camp grounds, where gambling, drinking, and bathing on Sundays were prohibited, became established resorts. At the same time 'self improvement' vacations began to flourish, allowing a middle class still uncomfortable with the notion of leisure to feel productive while at play. With vivid detail and much insight, Working at Play offers a lively history of the vacation, throwing new light on the place of work and rest in American culture.
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Historic Chautauqua County

A Bicentennial History

Author: Douglas Houck

Publisher: HPN Books

ISBN: 1935377205

Category: History

Page: 72

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Smell and the Ancient Senses

Author: Mark Bradley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317565827

Category: History

Page: 210

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From flowers and perfumes to urban sanitation and personal hygiene, smell—a sense that is simultaneously sublime and animalistic—has played a pivotal role in western culture and thought. Greek and Roman writers and thinkers lost no opportunity to connect the smells that bombarded their senses to the social, political and cultural status of the individuals and environments that they encountered: godly incense and burning sacrifices, seductive scents, aromatic cuisines, stinking bodies, pungent farmyards and festering back-streets. The cultural study of smell has largely focused on pollution, transgression and propriety, but the olfactory sense came into play in a wide range of domains and activities: ancient medicine and philosophy, religion, botany and natural history, erotic literature, urban planning, dining, satire and comedy—where odours, aromas, scents and stenches were rich and versatile components of the ancient sensorium. The first comprehensive introduction to the role of smell in the history, literature and society of classical antiquity, Smell and the Ancient Senses explores and probes the ways that the olfactory sense can contribute to our perceptions of ancient life, behaviour, identity and morality.
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Jane Addams's Essays and Speeches on Peace

Author: Jane Addams

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826488541

Category: Philosophy

Page: 420

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The pragmatist philosopher Jane Addams (1860-1935) is celebrated as the founder of Hull House, the settlement house for disadvantaged people in Chicago, where for many years she put into practice her progressive ideas for social reform. Addams was also deeply involved in international peace efforts. Remaining a pacifist throughout World War I, she was a founder of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and went on to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. Her books and essays on peace are frequently cited but long out of print and hard to obtain. Interest in Jane Addams is rapidly growing. As the American government withdraws from international treaties, her call for international law and cooperation has a new relevance. And in our increasingly dangerous world, her call for peace is being heard again. This volume contains the most complete collection ever made of Addams's essays, articles, and speeches on peace and international relations, written between 1899 and 1935. >
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Democracy and Foreign Policy

Author: R Bassett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136899324

Category: Political Science

Page: 680

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The Sino-Japanese crisis of 1931-33 provides effective illustrations of wider themes in British Foreign Policy. It might even be said that the general pattern of opinion in the UK at the time was to be reproduced in subsequent crises. The Manchurian problem and the controversies which it provoked give invaluable clues to an understanding of later developments.
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