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Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
Pantheon: Adventures In History, Biography, And The Mind
Price: $9.79 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays on historical, biographical, and moral subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and its contemporary meaning. Continuing the exploration of themes from his first book, Quintus Curtius gives in-depth analysis of character and endurance, as well as a special section on Neoplatonism.
Book IV. The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
"The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories" reviews the factors that have favoured or impeded the progress of Europe toward civilisation, analyses the contributions of the three main religions that have influenced this progress and verifies that the Franks rejected the monism advocated by Christianity, in favour of material benefits.
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.
Trajetórias Sociais e Políticas de Formação de Adultos em Portugal
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 83,470. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 27, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Essay » Sociology
As transformações socioeconómicas ocorridas na sociedade portuguesa nas últimas décadas, acompanhando os processos de modernização dos restantes países europeus, manifestaram-se também ao nível do sistema educativo. Procurou-se democratizar o ensino, diminuir as taxas de analfabetismo e de abandono escolar e promover um aumento de qualificações da população ativa.
Thirty-Seven: Essays On Life, Wisdom, And Masculinity
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
A collection of essays dealing with historical, biographical, and philosophical subjects, with an emphasis on masculinity and endurance in adversity.
Miner* Celebrity: How An Underground Artist Found Fame In NYC.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Sociology
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
The Achievements and the Days Book III. The Christian Enigma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Book III, The Christian Enigma, describes the rise of the Christian faith within the Roman Empire.It was an improbable event, which succeeded because it was backed by the highest authority of the Empire and because the religion itself had been adopted by the barbars who had conquered the empire.