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Heritage Studies 5, Fourth Edition

by Annittia Jackson Brian C. Collins Eileen Berry Ethan Birney

BJU Press Heritage Studies 5 presents the narrative of American history from the creation of the car in the late 1800s through the 2015 Clean Power plan. Photographs, illustrations, maps, timelines, and notes highlight themes of geography, American history, government, economics, world history, and culture. Topics are presented from a biblical perspective and include the invention and influence of the automobile and airplane, World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Vietnam War, struggles over civil rights, the war on terror, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and immigration decisions, all from a Christian worldview. This study highlights the role of significant Christians in American history and their viewpoints on historical events. This resource is also known as Bob Jones Heritage Studies Grade 5 Text, 4th Edition.

Heritage Studies 6 (Fourth edition): Ancient Civilizations

by Jill Blackstock Ma Elizabeth Turner Pam Frank Carol Arrington Ardt

The goal of HERITAGE STUDIES 6 is to develop student historians. The Creation Mandate, found in Genesis 1:28, provides the basis for Christian involvement in the various academic disciplines. The Creation Mandate teaches that we are to rule God's world and make culture from His creation. Fulfilling the Creation Mandate requires knowledge and skill in many areas, including in the study of history.

Heritage Studies 6 (Third Edition)

by James R. Davis Peggy S. Alier Annittia Jackson Debra White Marnie Batterman Eileen M. Berry

Tour the lands, peoples, and cultures of ancient civilizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas with the all new Heritage Studies 6 Student Text. This will help students learn the history and influences of these peoples on religion and the world today.


by Charlotte P Gilman

A landmark of feminist science fictionThree students of sociology journey into an uncharted region of South America to put to rest the rumors that an all-female civilization lives there. Impossible, they tell themselves: How would such a society reproduce? And even if they magically overcame that obstacle, women certainly could not survive in the middle of the jungle without men to protect them and tell them what to do.Not only does an all-female village exist, it is one of the most advanced civilizations on record. The women are strong and kind, pragmatic and creative, wise and happy. They have two thousand years' worth of remarkable history. As the three explorers learn how Herland came to be, they start to question everything they thought they knew about "the fairer sex."With its groundbreaking blend of science fiction and feminism, Herland paved the way for authors such as Margaret Atwood and Octavia E. Butler.This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.


by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

A prominent turn-of-the-century social critic and lecturer, Charlotte Perkins Gilman is perhaps best known for her short story "The Yellow Wallpaper," a chilling study of a woman's descent into insanity, and Women and Economics, a classic of feminist theory that analyzes the destructive effects of women's economic reliance on men.In Herland, a vision of a feminist utopia, Gilman employs humor to engaging effect in a story about three male explorers who stumble upon an all-female society isolated somewhere in South America. Noting the advanced state of the civilization they've encountered, the visitors set out to find some males, assuming that since the country is so civilized, "there must be men." A delightful fantasy, the story enables Gilman to articulate her then-unconventional views of male-female roles and capabilities, motherhood, individuality, privacy, the sense of community, sexuality, and many other topics.Decades ahead of her time in evolving a humanistic, feminist perspective, Gilman has been rediscovered and warmly embraced by contemporary feminists. An articulate voice for both women and men oppressed by the social order of the day, she adeptly made her points with a wittiness often missing from polemical writings. This inexpensive edition of Herland will charm readers with the tale's mischievous, ironic outlook.

Herland and Selected Stories

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Barbara H. Solomon Helen Lefowitz Horowitz

At the turn of the twentieth century, Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a celebrity--acclaimed as a leader in the feminist movement and castigated for her divorce, her relinquishment of custody of her daughter, and her unconventional second marriage. She was also widely read, with stories in popular magazines and with dozens of books in print. Her most famous short story, the intensely personal "The Yellow Wallpaper," was read as a horror story when first published in 1892 and then lapsed into obscurity before being rediscovered and reinterpreted by feminist scholars in the 1970s. Noted anthologist Barbara Solomon has put together a remarkable collection of Gilman's fiction, which includes twenty short stories and the complete text of Herland, the landmark utopian novel that remained unavailable for more than sixty years. From "The Unexpected," printed in Kate Field's Washington in 1890, to such later tales as "Mrs. Elder's Idea," published in Gilman's own periodical, The Forerunner, readers can again encounter this witty, original, and audacious woman who dared to challenge the status quo and who created fiction that continues to be fresh and timeless. Edited and with an Introduction by Barbara H. Solomon

Herma: A Novel

by MacDonald Harris

An inventive historical novel that delves into the mysteries of gender identity, from the National Book Award–nominated author of The Balloonist. With a foreword by Michael Chabon As a child in Southern California at the dawn of the twentieth century, Herma exhibits an incredible talent for vocal mimicry. Her gift will eventually take her from the choir of her country church to the Paris Opera, thanks in no small part to the machinations of her daredevil agent. But there is a secret at the heart of their intimate relationship, in this opulent rags-to-riches tale full of excitement, sexual intrigue, and decadence, with cameos by Puccini and Proust, among others. “Set in the first decades of the twentieth century, Harris’ teeming novel explores the porous boundaries of gender identity. This inventive work will appeal to readers who are interested in the dual-gender theme. Opera lovers will also be intrigued.” —Booklist “Once I open any of MacDonald Harris’s novels I find it almost impossible not to turn and read on, so delightful is the sensation of a sharp intelligence at work.” —Philip Pullman, author of The Amber Spyglass

Herman B Wells

by James H. Capshew

Energetic, shrewd, and charming, Herman B Wells was the driving force behind the transformation of Indiana University--which became a model for American public higher education in the 20th century. A person of unusual sensitivity and a skilled and empathetic communicator, his character and vision shaped the structure, ethos, and spirit of the institution in countless ways. Wells articulated a persuasive vision of the place of the university in the modern world. Under his leadership, Indiana University would grow in size and stature, establishing strong connections to the state, the nation, and the world. His dedication to the arts, to academic freedom, and to international education remained hallmarks of his 63-year tenure as President and University Chancellor. Wells lavished particular attention on the flagship campus at Bloomington, expanding its footprint tenfold in size and maintaining its woodland landscape as new buildings and facilities were constructed. Gracefully aging in place, he became a beloved paterfamilias to the IU clan. Wells built an institution, and, in the process, became one himself.

Herman Melville

by Newton Arvin

One of America's most enigmatic literary figures, Herman Melville lived a life full of adventure, hardship, and moral conflict. Known for his nautical escapades, Melville first went to sea in his early twenties, sailing to England and then Polynesia where he found himself fleeing from cannibals, joining a mutiny, and frolicking with naked islanders. His novels were, for the most part, unsuccessful and misunderstood, and later in life he had to accept work as a low-level customs agent to support his wife and children. His only close friend was Nathaniel Hawthorne to whom he dedicated Moby-Dick. Newton Arvin's biography captures the troubled, often reclusive man whose major works include Typee, Omoo, Bartleby the Scrivener, Billy Budd, and his indisputable masterpiece, Moby-Dick. <P><P> Winner of the National Book Award

Herman Melville: Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War / Clarel / John Marr and Other Sailors / Timoleon / Posthumous & Uncollected (Library of America Herman Melville Edition #4)

by Herman Melville

An unprecedented single-volume edition of one of America's greatest poets, released to celebrate his bicentennialBest known today for his novels and stories, the author of Moby-Dick was a devoted and accomplished poet. Ranging from Civil War battlefields to the haunted byways of the Holy Land, from close observation of nature to deep philosophical mediation, Melville's poetry was central to his life and art and he justly ranks with Whitman and Dickinson as one of America's three greatest 19th-century poets. Complete here for the first time in the fourth and final installment in the Library of America's Herman Melville edition, are all four books of poetry he published in his lifetime plus uncollected poems and the poems from two projected volumes left unfinished at the time of his death, allowing readers to appreciate for themselves the extraordinary range of his poetic achievement. Melville's first book of poetry, Battle-Pieces (1866), remains one of the very few great American books to have emerged from the Civil War. Dedicated to the Union dead, it is both a deeply philosophical work of mourning and a fascinating record of events, tracking campaigns and battles and the war's immediate aftermath. With a cast of characters surpassing that of Moby-Dick, the epic poem Clarel (1876), about an American divinity student's pilgrimage to the Holy Land, has been likened to Paradise Lost and The Waste Land as a profound exploration of the problem of belief. Also included in Complete Poems are the two privately issued books John Marr (1888) and Timoleon (1891), which contain some of Melville's finest lyric verse. Rounding out the volume are the extraordinary poems from his two unfinished manuscripts, Weeds and Wildings and Parthenope, along with miscellaneous uncollected poems. All of the poems are presented in the authoritative Northwestern-Newberry texts.

Herman Melville in Context (Literature in Context)

by Kevin J. Hayes

"Herman Melville in Context provides the fullest introduction in one volume to the multifaceted life and times of Herman Melville, a towering figure in nineteenth-century American and world literature. The book grounds the study of Herman Melville's writings to the world that influenced their composition, publication and recognition, making it a valuable resource to scholars, teachers, students and general readers. Bringing together contributions covering a wide range of topics, the collection of essays covers the geographical, social, cultural and literary contexts of Melville's life and works, as well as its literary reception. Herman Melville in Context will enable readers to approach Melville's writings with fuller insight, and to read and understand them in a way that approximates the way they were read and understood in his time"--

Herman the Hermit Crab

by Cindy Hollingsworth

The author has emotionally described her transition from feelings of mirth to ones of sadness for poor Herman who didn't have a home. Her decision to help Herman and what happens after that will delight readers and listeners alike. You will be able to hear the gentle lapping of the waves as you enjoy reading and rereading this book with or to a young reader.

La hermana

by Paola Kaufmann

La vida de la poeta norteamericana Emily Dickinson fue, dentro del esquematismo biográfico del siglo diecinueve, un modelo de austeridad y reclusión. Su inteligencia, su imaginación un tanto mórbida, la perfección formal de sus poemas siempre dieron que hablar a una sociedad menos atenta a los logros de la lírica que a los alcances del rumor. En un relato directo y sencillo, que no por eso carece de sutileza y hondura, Paola Kaufmann recrea en La hermana la vida de Emily Dickinson desde un ángulo inusitado. Con una maestría digna del personaje evocado, nos muestra un mundo pretérito que iluminan la suspicacia y la sabiduría. Un mundo en el que las leyes y los accidentes de la realidad y la historia se adaptan discretamente a un diseño narrativo admirable.


by Donnefar Skedar

Dos hermanas enfrentando el dilema de casi todas las familias, la fea y la bella. La amada y la rechazada. Problemas cotidianos, pero con exageraciones de privilegios y cumplidos, se volvieron macabros y pronto uno pasó y desapareció con la existencia del otro. Un relato insano que implica a dos hermanas con mucho egoísmo y amor.


by Danielle Steel

Candy, Tammy, Sabrina y Annie. Cuatro hermanas que, a pesar de haberse labrado su futuro en ciudades muy distantes, han conseguido mantenerse unidas a lo largo de los años. Uno de sus rituales es la celebración del Cuatro de Julio, para la que siempre se reúnen en la casa familiar. Hasta que en uno de estos encuentros la tragedia sacude su hogar: su madre muere en un accidente de coche y una de las hermanas, Annie, se queda ciega a causa de las heridas.A partir de este momento deberán aunar sus fuerzas para sobrellevar este amargo golpe del destino. Annie es pintora y ha de asimilar la terrible realidad de que jamás volverá a dedicarse a los pinceles. Su padre, quien parece haber perdido el juicio tras la muerte de su esposa, necesitará a sus cuatro hijas más de lo que jamás había imaginado. Y las otras tres hermanas esconden muchas más debilidades de las que han dejado traslucir en estos últimos años#Hermanas es una reflexión sobre la fragilidad de la vida, pero también sobre el precioso regalo que esta supone para cada uno de nosotros. En ella Danielle Steel presenta a cuatro personajes que saben enfrentarse con voluntad férrea a sus debilidades y a las trampas del destino, para alcanzar su felicidad y la de sus seres queridos.«Una novela reposada y agradable sobre los lazos femeninos.»Kirkus Reviews

Las Hermanas Aguero

by Cristina García Alan West

When Cristina García's first novel, Dreaming in Cuban, was published in 1992, The New York Times called the author "a magical new writer...completely original." The book was nominated for a National Book Award, and reviewers everywhere praised it for the richness of its prose, the vivid drama of the narrative, and the dazzling illumination it brought to bear on the intricacies of family life in general and the Cuban American family in particular. Now, with The Agüero Sisters, García gives us her widely anticipated new novel. Large, vibrant, resonant with image and emotion, it tells a mesmerizing story about the power of family myth to mask, transform, and, finally, reveal the truth.It is the story of Reina and Constancia Agüero, Cuban sisters who have been estranged for thirty years. Reina, forty-eight years old, living in Cuba in the early 1990s, was once a devoted daughter of la revolución; Constancia, an eager to assimilate naturalized American, smuggled herself off the island in 1962. Reina is tall, darkly beautiful, unmarried, and magnetically sexual, a master electrician who is known as Compañera Amazona among her countless male suitors, and who basks in the admiration she receives in her trade and in her bed. Constancia is petite, perfectly put together, pale skinned, an inspirationally successful yet modest cosmetics saleswoman, long resigned to her passionless marriage. Reina believes in only what she can grasp with her five senses; Constancia believes in miracles that "arrive every day from the succulent edge of disaster." Reina lives surrounded by their father's belongings, the tangible remains of her childhood; Constancia has inherited only a startling resemblance to their mother--the mysterious Blanca--which she wears like an unwanted mask.The sisters' stories are braided with the voice from the past of their father, Ignacio, a renowned naturalist whose chronicling of Cuba's dying species mirrored his own sad inability to prevent familial tragedy. It is in the memories of their parents--dead many years but still powerfully present--that the sisters' lives have remained inextricably bound. Tireless scientists, Ignacio and Blanca understood the perfect truth of the language of nature, but never learned to speak it in their own tongue. What they left their daughters--the picture of a dark and uncertain history sifted with half-truths and pure lies--is the burden and the gift the two women struggle with as they move unknowingly toward reunion. And during that movement, as their stories unfurl and intertwine with those of their children, their lovers and husbands, their parents, we see the expression and effect of the passions, humor, and desires that both define their differences and shape their fierce attachment to each other and to their discordant past.The Agüero Sisters is clear confirmation of Cristina García's standing in the front ranks of new American fiction.Translation by Alan West.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Hermanastro Forrado

by Madelin Brook Liz Reyes

Alyssa tiene problemas para pagar sus cuentas con su trabajo de secretaria en la oficina de un doctor. Aunque su exitoso hermanastro Jonathan la trata mal, le ofrece un trabajo temporal en su bar mientras otra empleada se toma unas semanas. Una noche, mientras trabaja, Jonathan tomaba con sus amigos y al final ella tiene que asegurarse de que llegue bien a casa, pero como está muy borracho no le puede decir el código de la alarma, así que lo lleva a su casa. Al intentar dormir, él despierta brevemente y comparten un apasionado beso que ella corresponde. Esto los ayuda a reparar su relación rota, ahora alimentada por el romance. Un simple acto de borrachos revela las verdaderas intenciones que guardaban en su interior.

La Hermandad de la Sábana Santa

by Julia Navarro

Un incendio en la catedral de Turín, donde se venera la Sábana Santa, y la muerte en él de un hombre al que habían cortado la lengua, son los detonantes de una trepidante investigación policial del Departamento del Arte, capitaneado por el detective Marco Valoni.Junto a la perspicaz y atractiva historiadora Sofia Galloni y una periodista ávida de preguntas, el grupo de Valoni deberá resolverun enigma que arranca de los templarios y llega hasta la actualidad. Una trama que tiene como nexo de unión a una élite de hombres de negocios, cultos, refinados y muy poderosos. Los investigadores no cejarán en su empeño de demostrar que los sucesos de la catedral están conectados con la Sábana Santa y con las vicisitudes que ha vivido a lo largo de la historia, desde Jesucristo al antiguo imperio bizantino, la nueva Turquía, la Francia de Felipe el Hermoso, España, Portugal y Escocia... Con la historia y la imaginación como elementos de partida, Julia Navarro ha construido una novela que deja al lector sin aliento,que abre las puertas a un fascinante viaje por el pasado, el presente y las insospechadas relaciones entre ambos. Una narración que sorprende en cada página, una deslumbrante novela de aventuras a la altura de las mejores del género.


by Washington Historical Society Don Graveman Dianna Graveman

Hermann, Missouri, was named for Hermann der Cherusker, a German folk hero of the first century who led a successful battle against the Romans that many feel changed the course of history. In 1837, the German Settlement Society of Philadelphia, whose members hoped to establish a colony where their German language and customs could be preserved, founded Hermann and named the town for the young warrior. By the turn of the century, Hermann was a thriving river port and growing wine producer. The Hermann American Viticultural Area was officially designated in 1983, one of the earliest to be recognized by the U.S. government. Hermann hosts many events each year, including Maifest, which featured a historic pageant in the years 1952 through 1964, and Wurstfest, a celebration of the art of German sausage making. Approximately a quarter of a million tourists visit Hermann each year to enjoy a taste of "Little Germany" in the heart of the American Midwest.


by William Herrick

The Spanish Civil War was the last in Europe to be fought for idealistic reasons. When it ended, idealism had been totally and tragically defeated. Hermanos! is about the men and women who came to Spain as volunteers from every corner of the world--Germany, Ireland, the USA and Britain--to join the International Brigades in what they saw as a crusade against fascism. It is about the cruel war they fought, and the terror and murderous fury of the battles in which most died. It is also about the politics of international socialism and of those who infiltrated into Spain and intrigued for power, and the weapons--distortion, secret police, terror, death--they used in a ruthless and cynical exploitation of idealism for their own ends. And it is about those who fought in the streets, crying, "Unios! Hermanos proletarios!" William Herrick's Spanish Civil War is far different from Hemingway's. Equally tragic, equally conscious of the dignity and nobility of the men involved, nevertheless it reveals the harsh and painful reality of the workings of politics. It is also memorable for the passionate story of Jacob Starr and Sarah Ruskin, and for its battle scenes in which Herrick manages to convey, in his sharp, idiosyncratic and sardonic style, the hope and optimism that turned to despair and inevitable defeat.

Hermeneutic Moral Realism in Psychology: Theory and Practice

by Brent D. Slife Stephen Yanchar

Traditional sources of morality—philosophical ethics, religious standards, and cultural values—are being questioned at a time when we most need morality’s direction. Research shows that though moral direction is vital to our identities, happiness, productivity and relationships, there is a decline in its development and use, especially among younger adults. This book argues that hermeneutic moral realism is the best hope for meeting the twenty-first century challenges of scientism, individualism, and postmodernism. In addition to providing a thorough understanding of moral realism, the volume also takes preliminary steps toward its application in important practical settings, including research, psychotherapy, politics, and publishing.

Hermeneutic Realism

by Dimitri Ginev

This study recapitulates basic developments in the tradition of hermeneutic and phenomenological studies of science. It focuses on the ways in which scientific research is committed to the universe of interpretative phenomena. It treats scientific research by addressing its characteristic hermeneutic situations, and uses the following basic argument in this treatment: By demonstrating that science's epistemological identity is not to be spelled out in terms of objectivism, mathematical essentialism, representationalism, and foundationalism, one undermines scientism without succumbing scientific research to "procedures of normative-democratic control" that threaten science's cognitive autonomy. The study shows that in contrast to social constructivism, hermeneutic phenomenology of scientific research makes the case that overcoming scientism does not imply restrictive policies regarding the constitution of scientific objects.

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