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Download The Pomp and Politics of Patriotism: Imperial Celebrations by Daniel L. Unowsky PDF

By Daniel L. Unowsky

This e-book examines the advertising and reception of a twin of Franz Joseph (Habsburg emperor from 1848- 1916) as an emblem of universal identification within the Austrian half the Habsburg Monarchy (Cisleithania). within the moment 1/2 the 19th century and the 1st a long time of the 20th century the advertising of the cult of the emperor inspired a Cisleithania-wide tradition of imperial social gathering.

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Download The Marsh Birds by Eva Sallis PDF

By Eva Sallis

As twelve-year-old Dhurgham As-Samarra’i waits on the mosque the place his relations was once speculated to meet if separated in the course of their try to flee Baghdad, he realizes that nobody else is coming to satisfy him. Following Dhurgham, as he builds a brand new lifestyles for himself without place of birth, family members, or wish for the longer term, this searing and sincere novel about separation, trip, and justice probes, questions, illuminates, and humanizes very important ethical and social matters.

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Download Raisins and Almonds: A Phryne Fisher Mystery by Kerry Greenwood PDF

By Kerry Greenwood

Phryne Fisher loves dancing, specially with beautiful younger Simon Abrahams. yet Phryne’s contentment on the Jewish younger People’s Society Dance is lower brief while Simon’s father asks her to enquire the unusual dying of a religious younger scholar in leave out Sylvia Lee’s East industry bookshop.
Miss Lee has been arrested for the homicide, and Phryne believes that she is a really not likely killer. research leads her into the unique international of Yiddish, refugees, rabbis, kosher dinners, Kadimah, unusual alchemical symbols, and poultry soup.
With support from the outdated faithfuls Bert and Cec, her taxi driving force pals; her committed better half Dot; and Detective Inspector “Call me Jack” Robinson, Phryne choices her means in the course of the secret. She quickly reveals herself on the center of a state of affairs a long way graver and extra political than she first and foremost appreciates.
And focused on the cost of a song….

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Download Australian Politics and Government: The Commonwealth, The by Jeremy Moon, Campbell Sharman PDF

By Jeremy Moon, Campbell Sharman

This exam of the six states and self-governing territorial, in addition to nationwide, governments unearths the diversity and innovation which characterizes the govt and politics of the Australian federation. Chapters by way of best students within the box merge info and research for the expert in addition to the overall reader. The paintings is a useful resource for reference and instructing to somebody taken with Australian politics.

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Download Australia and the European Superpower: Engaging with the by Philomena Murray PDF

By Philomena Murray

It is a ebook approximately clash: clash among a rustic with limits to its overseas influence—Australia—and a brand new overseas actor with huge, immense presence at the international stage—the eu Union.
Australians usually understand the european as a monolithic, unfavorable and obstructionist bloc, unleashing laws and protectionism upon the realm. but Australia's engagement with the european is definitely sooner than Australian public opinion approximately Europe. those adjustments spring not just from alterations in Australia, yet from Europe's increasing position in exchange and politics.
In this vigorous exam of Australia's dating with the more and more strong ecu, Professor Philomena Murray offers a clean and complete viewpoint on politics and exchange, previous protection and new safeguard. She seriously assesses how engagement among the ecu and Australia has constructed during the last few decades—from slender issues with agricultural alternate to the more moderen demanding situations of terrorism. Murray argues that the realisation of the connection will have an effect on Australia's function either during this quarter and the realm.

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Download Lost World of the Kimberley: Extraordinary New Glimpses of by Ian Wilson PDF

By Ian Wilson

This provocative anthropological examine bargains insights into the millions of work present in small, raised caves on cliff faces within the distant and rugged Kimberley levels of Northwest Australia. With lithe, sleek, human figures depicted in a manner altogether varied from that of even the oldest conventional artwork, those rock work have astounded specialists when you consider that their discovery in 1891. This dialogue deals exciting hypothesis into who the folks who created those work will be and explains how new courting recommendations helped to remedy many unanswered questions. Encapsulating the mystery that nonetheless is still about these work, this interesting publication will seize the eye of somebody attracted to paintings, artwork background, or archeology.

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Download Midway by Hugh Bicheno PDF

By Hugh Bicheno

".at one stroke the dominant place of Japan within the Pacific was once reversed."--Winston ChurchillIn 1942, Admiral Yamamoto, who had so effectively engineered the assault on Pearl Harbor, applied a brand new method: the Imperial eastern military might grab the Pacific island of halfway and entice the USA army right into a decisive provider conflict. And, they felt convinced of victory. yet, correct from the beginning, the plan proved disastrous--and the japanese misplaced decisively, with all 4 significant devices sunk. as soon as and for all, the stability of energy within the Pacific shifted, with the USA on top of things. choked with interesting photographs of air clashes, and fiery devastation at the flooring, in addition to follow-the-battle maps, it is a compelling and authoritative account of the explanations at the back of the catastrophic jap technique.

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