Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416548942
Release Date: 2008-05-20
Genre: Fiction

The turbulent romance of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler is shaped by the ravages of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Helena s Husband

Author: Philip Moeller
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1494807777
Release Date: 2013-12
Genre: Performing Arts

These one act plays are made available to all. They may be used freely by all to perform in any environment. No Royalties are owed. You do not have to buy multiple copies to perform. You may copy this book for your performance. You may change the lines and scenes as you see fit. The only thing asked is that credit be given to the original author as the inspiration of the work. CHARACTERS HELENA, the Queen TSUMU, a black woman, slave to Helena MENELAUS, the King ANALYTIKOS, the King's librarian PARIS, a shepherd

A Place Called Subiaco

Author: Hugh Assenmacher
Publisher: Rose Publishing Company (AR)
ISBN: WISC:89063856223
Release Date: 1977-01-01
Genre: Arkansas

College Life in the Old South

Author: E. Merton Coulter
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820331997
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Education

Relates the early history of the University of Georgia from its founding in 1785 through the Reconstruction era. In this history of America's first chartered state university, the author recounts, among other things, how Athens was chosen as the university's location; how the state tried to close the university and refused to give it a fixed allowance until long after the Civil War; the early rules and how students invariably broke them; the days when the Phi Kappa and Demosthenian literary societies ruled the campus; and the vast commencement crowds that overwhelmed Athens to feast on oratory and watermelons.


Author: Yonah Matemba
Publisher: African Books Collective
ISBN: UOM:39015059225170
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Christianity

The contribution of the Matandani mission to Adventist work between 1908 and 1989 through evangelisation and education resounded in Malawi and beyond. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, students from Botswana, Uganda and Rwanda came to attend its industrial training school. In the periphery of the mission, a number of out-schools and churches were established and new mission stations opened. This study provides material and analysis of the history of the Matandani mission, tracing its origins, development and decline. It argues that its decline represents a useful paradigm illustrating the current status of many Adventist missions in Africa since the onset of the shift towards indigenisation.

Franklin Flyer

Author: Nicholas Christopher
ISBN: 0385335458
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Fiction

During the 1930s and 1940s, young inventor Franklin Flyer travels the country and the globe, transforming a world on the brink with his revolutionary inventions and encountering a host of adventures along the way.

Lost Laysen

Author: Margaret Mitchell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684837680
Release Date: 1997-05-06
Genre: Fiction

The author's letters to an old flame and photographs accompany a romantic saga of a stormy love triangle and characters torn between passion and honor, whose lives are forever altered by a terrible catastrophe. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Terrestrial Photosynthesis in a Changing Environment

Author: Jaume Flexas
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521899413
Release Date: 2012-07-19
Genre: Science

An integrated guide to photosynthesis in an environmentally dynamic context, covering all aspects from basic concepts to methodologies.

Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309324885
Release Date: 2015-07-23
Genre: Social Science

Children are already learning at birth, and they develop and learn at a rapid pace in their early years. This provides a critical foundation for lifelong progress, and the adults who provide for the care and the education of young children bear a great responsibility for their health, development, and learning. Despite the fact that they share the same objective - to nurture young children and secure their future success - the various practitioners who contribute to the care and the education of children from birth through age 8 are not acknowledged as a workforce unified by the common knowledge and competencies needed to do their jobs well. Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8 explores the science of child development, particularly looking at implications for the professionals who work with children. This report examines the current capacities and practices of the workforce, the settings in which they work, the policies and infrastructure that set qualifications and provide professional learning, and the government agencies and other funders who support and oversee these systems. This book then makes recommendations to improve the quality of professional practice and the practice environment for care and education professionals. These detailed recommendations create a blueprint for action that builds on a unifying foundation of child development and early learning, shared knowledge and competencies for care and education professionals, and principles for effective professional learning. Young children thrive and learn best when they have secure, positive relationships with adults who are knowledgeable about how to support their development and learning and are responsive to their individual progress. Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8 offers guidance on system changes to improve the quality of professional practice, specific actions to improve professional learning systems and workforce development, and research to continue to build the knowledge base in ways that will directly advance and inform future actions. The recommendations of this book provide an opportunity to improve the quality of the care and the education that children receive, and ultimately improve outcomes for children.

Beach Music

Author: Pat Conroy
Publisher: Dial Press
ISBN: 9780307804730
Release Date: 2011-08-03
Genre: Fiction

An American expatriate in Rome unearths his family legacy in this sweeping novel by the acclaimed author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini A Southerner living abroad, Jack McCall is scarred by tragedy and betrayal. His desperate desire to find peace after his wife’s suicide draws him into a painful, intimate search for the one haunting secret in his family’s past that can heal his anguished heart. Spanning three generations and two continents, from the contemporary ruins of the American South to the ancient ruins of Rome, from the unutterable horrors of the Holocaust to the lingering trauma of Vietnam, Beach Music sings with life’s pain and glory. It is a novel of lyric intensity and searing truth, another masterpiece among Pat Conroy’s legendary and beloved novels. Praise for Beach Music “Astonishing . . . stunning . . . The range of passions and subjects that bring life to every page is almost endless.”—The Washington Post Book World “Magnificent . . . clearly Conroy’s best.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Blockbuster writing at its best.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review “Pat Conroy’s writing contains a virtue now rare in most contemporary fiction: passion.”—The Denver Post “A powerful, heartfelt tale.”—Houston Chronicle

The Negro in the United States

Author: Dorothy Porter Wesley
Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated
ISBN: 0780803124
Release Date: 1970
Genre: Social Science

Identifies some 1,700 works about African Americans. Entries include full bibliographic information as well as Library of Congress call numbers and location in 11 major university libraries. Entries are arranged by subjects such as art, civil rights, folk tales, history, legal status, medicine, music, race relations, and regional studies. First published in 1970 by the Library of Congress.

Greenbrier Pioneers and Their Homes

Author: Ruth Woods Dayton
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Com
ISBN: 9780806346687
Release Date: 2009-06-01
Genre: History

This new publication provides a list of the major genealogy and local history collections throughout the state of New Hampshire. The arrangement is by county and immediately thereunder by municipality. For each of New Hampshire's ten counties the compiler gives the addresses and phone numbers of the Registrar of Deeds and Registrar of Probate. In the majority of cases, the information listed under the towns and cities consists of the community's date of foundation, mailing address and phone number of the city or town clerk, prior names for that community, and a succinct listing of the city/town's principal genealogy repositories.