Wicked Northern New York by Cheri L. Farnsworth

By Cheri L. Farnsworth

The pleasant, secure surroundings of the North nation belies a dismal and sordid historical past: a time while it appeared that each urban had its red-light district and each hamlet its brothel. Revisit an enigmatic interval fraught with pistol duels and "tramp camps;" hermits at the run, "wild guy" sightings and horse thieves. neighborhood writer Cheri Farnsworth has rigorously researched and compiled the region's so much depraved tales right here, just like the Potsdam guy who actually scared his spouse to loss of life, the lady who was once gained in a online game of playing cards, and the little lady who was once taken through gypsies, offered for 50 cents, after which traded for a part a dozen chickens.

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Aging Our Way: Independent Elders, Interdependent Lives by Meika Loe

By Meika Loe

the USA is readily going gray. There are extra american citizens alive this present day over the age of eighty than ever sooner than in our historical past; by means of 2030, that quantity is predicted to nearly triple. but if we talk about how lengthy humans dwell, we should also contemplate how good they stay. getting older Our means follows the standard lives of 30 elders (ages 85-102) residing at domestic and ordinarily on my own to appreciate how they bring and keep significant lives for themselves. via large interviews, Meika Loe explores how elders navigate the sensible demanding situations of residing as independently as attainable whereas staying fit, hooked up, and cozy. getting older Our approach celebrates those women and men as they are surely: vigorous, advanced, enticing humans discovering artistic how you can make their getting older as significant and conceivable as attainable. Written with amazing heat and intensity of knowing, getting older Our method deals a vibrant examine a gaggle of people that too frequently stay invisible--those who've lived the longest - and all they need to train us.

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Costume Of Colonial Times by Alice Morse Earle

By Alice Morse Earle

This strange works was once initially released in 1894 and is an interesting examine the background of Colonial gown and the Costumes of Colonial occasions, it is going to attraction enormously to any historian. the fabric for the compilation of this thesaurus has been present in previous letters, wills, inventories of estates, court docket documents, and in eighteenth-century newspapers. the various earliest books, really these courting again to the 1900's and prior to, are actually super scarce and more and more pricey. we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, top of the range, sleek versions, utilizing the unique textual content and artwork.

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Slow cosmétique: Consigli e ricette efficaci per una cosmesi by Julien Kaibeck

By Julien Kaibeck

Sei davvero convinta che acquistare quel particolare prodotto cosmetico abbia a che fare col tuo valore? Creme da giorno, creme da notte, creme antirughe dagli effetti miracolosi su una pelle già segnata, shampoo che promettono chiome degne di una dea… gradual Cosmétique ti spiega come liberarti dai condizionamenti della pubblicità, in step with rivolgerti a una cosmesi più efficace e al pace stesso più etica. l. a. gradual Cosmétique è un movimento che nasce in keeping with sensibilizzare i consumatori all'uso della cosmesi, indirizzandoli verso un approccio più appagante, consapevole e accorto dei prodotti. Riducendo il numero dei cosmetici che usi e imparando a leggerne con cura l'etichetta, farai del bene non solo alla tua pelle, che ti ripagherà con una freschezza e una radiosità impagabili, ma anche al pianeta. Pericoli e problemi della cosmesi tradizionale Come identificare in etichetta gli ingredienti nocivi I cosmetici e il loro impatto sull'ambiente Semplici gesti di cura della pelle: detergere, idratare, proteggere Come porre rimedio in maniera naturale ai piccoli inestetismi Schede pratiche in step with conoscere i cosmetici Ricette facili ed efficaci according to cosmetici fai-da-te Cosmesi e lavaggio del cervello: il parere della gradual CosmétiqueCosmesi e lavaggio del cervello: il parere della sluggish Cosmétique Dite no al brainwashing cosmetico!: ecco uno slogan che un giorno potrebbe tranquillamente essere scritto con il rossetto su tutti gli specchi del nostro paese. l. a. cosmesi è infatti los angeles nostra miglior… nemica.Continua a leggere... Come pulire los angeles pelle secondo los angeles sluggish CosmétiqueCome pulire los angeles pelle secondo los angeles gradual Cosmétique Una pulizia quotidiana e accurata del viso e del corpo costituisce il primo passo in line with una bellezza duratura. los angeles pulizia deve infatti liberare l. a. pelle dalle impurità che vi si accumulano nel corso della giornata, così come da eventuali tracce di makeup che possono impedire alla pelle di respirare.Continua a leggere...

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Murder & Mayhem in Jefferson County by Cheri L. Farnsworth

By Cheri L. Farnsworth

Jefferson County, positioned in New York's attractive North nation, has a gloomy and violent previous. throughout the lengthy wintry weather months, it was once no longer the chilly that used to be feared, however the killers. In 1828, Henry Evans dedicated a criminal offense so brutal that the positioning in Brownsville remains to be referred to as "Slaughter Hill." A real-life "Little crimson driving Hood," eleven-year-old Sarah Conklin met anyone a long way worse than a wolf on her means domestic from institution in 1875. And in 1908, Mary Farmer, a stunning younger mom hacked her neighbor to demise and used to be despatched to the electrical chair. writer Cheri L. Farnsworth has compiled the tales of the main infamous felony minds of Jefferson County's early history.

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Radical Comedy in Early Modern England: Contexts, Cultures, by Rick Bowers

By Rick Bowers

Drawing at the regularly occurring and mythic power of comedy and the theories of Bakhtin, Bergson, and Hobbes, this booklet identifies the unconventional nature of early smooth English comedy. The satirical comedic activities that form the "Shepherds' Play," Thomas Dekker's pamphlets, and the comedian dramas of Marston, Middleton, and Jonson are all pushed, Bowers issues out, via a capability to criticize authority, assert plebeian tradition, and demand at the complexity and innovation of human discourse. The texts tested (including The Jew of Malta, Metamorphosis of Ajax, Antonio and Mellida, Bartholomew reasonable, The Alchemist, and A Chaste Maid in Cheapside) at the same time create and hire usual comedic components. Farce, absurdity, extra, over-the-top characters, unremitting irony, black humor, rest room humor, and tricksters of every kind - such positive factors and extra mix to satirize scientific, non secular, and political authority and to enforce useful social switch. Written with a story ease, Radical Comedy in Early sleek England indicates how comedian interventions either describe and reconfigure time-honored authority in its personal time whereas arguing that, via early glossy comedy, you could detect the alterations in social habit and understandings attribute of the Renaissance.

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Enda Walsh Plays: One (NHB Modern Plays) by Enda Walsh

By Enda Walsh

The first 8 marvelous performs through Enda Walsh.

Bursting onto the theatre scene in 1996 with Disco Pigs, Enda Walsh has added a sustained fusillade of strikingly unique performs ever given that. This quantity, with a Foreword by way of the writer, contains:

The Ginger Ale Boy (Walsh's first play, formerly unpublished)
Disco Pigsmisterman
bedbound The Small Things
Chatroom

Also integrated are formerly unpublished brief performs, How those determined males Talk (2004) and Lynndie's Gotta Gun (2005).

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African Modernity and the Philosophy of Culture in the Works by Iyunolu Osagie,John Wharton Lowe

By Iyunolu Osagie,John Wharton Lowe

This e-book is an important and unique contribution to the continued dialog on modernity. It makes use of the artistic and important works of Nigerian playwright and novelist Femi Euba to illustrate where and serve as of African cultures in modernity and makes the case for the vibrancy of such cultures within the shaping and structure of the fashionable global. as well as a critique of Euba’s fifty-year creative profession, this ebook bargains an account of Euba’s formative courting with the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature winner Wole Soyinka, in the course of the promising days of the Nigerian theatre within the speedy post-independence interval, and the impact of this dating on Euba’s creative offerings and reflections. Euba contributes to our realizing of Africa’s negotiation of modernity in major methods, specifically in his delicate studying of Esu, the Yoruba god of destiny and probability, as a creative realization whose old and ideological mobility in the course of New global slavery, in the course of Africa’s colonial interval, and within the manifestations within the black diaspora this present day emblematizes the method we name modernity. by utilizing ritual, fable, and satire as avenues to the controversy on modernity, Euba lays emphasis at the transformative percentages on the crossroads of background. His works have interaction the mental interconnections among outdated gods and new worlds and the dialogic dating among culture and modernity. Delineating the philosophical and literary debates that reject a simple department among a stereotypically conventional Africa and a latest West, the writer exhibits how Euba’s performs and novel interact the entwined and intimate relationships among the trendy and the conventional in modern Africa, and thereby she asserts the worldwide resonance of Euba’s African, and particularly Yoruba, belief of the realm. by way of meticulously accumulating, cataloguing, and critiquing Euba’s works, Osagie types a brand new manner of training African literary reports and invitations us to glimpse narrative genius at the continent that she firmly believes African students should still either advertise and celebrate.

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