New Warriors Vol 2

Author: Christopher Yost
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
ISBN: 1302478621
Size: 72.23 MB
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Collects New Warriors #7-12.

The Shadow Vol 2 4

Author: Cullen Bunn
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
ISBN:
Size: 69.86 MB
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The secrets of the Last Illusion become intertwined with the work of writer H.P. Lovecraft. What warning did Lovecraft try to pass on to Houdini before his death? Will the shocking revelation of these secrets help the Shadow... or destroy him?

Red Cedar Warrior

Author: S. J. Brito
Publisher: Jelm Mountain Publications
ISBN:
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Popular Tales Of The West Highlands Vol 2

Author: J. F. Campbell
Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1907256067
Size: 30.16 MB
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This second volume of Tales of the West Highlands contains thirty ursgeuln, or tales, fifty riddles plus a few extra stories. As always, these are tales and stories in which something 'Fairy' or magical occurs, something extraordinary --fairies, giants, dwarfs, princes, princesses, kings and queens, speaking animals and the remarkable stupidity of some of the characters. But these aren't just a collection of amusing and entertaining stories. Just 20 years after the Elementary Education Act of 1870 these are the tales that were still being used in those far- flung reaches of the Highlands to teach the young the lessons of life. Also included are Seanachas--those old Highland stories which in their telling resemble no others, whose origins are lost in the mists of the Highlands, if not the midst of time. So take some time out and travel back to a period before television and radio, a time when tales were passed on orally-- at the drying kilns, at the communal well or in homes, where families would gather around a crackling and spitting hearth and granddad or grandma or uncle or auntie would delight and captivate the gathering with stories passed on to them from their parents and grandparents from time immemorial. A proportion of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated towards the education of the underprivileged in Scotland.

The Video Games Guide

Author: Matt Fox
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476600678
Size: 49.90 MB
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The Video Games Guide is the world’s most comprehensive reference book on computer and video games. Presented in an A to Z format, this greatly expanded new edition spans fifty years of game design—from the very earliest (1962’s Spacewar) through the present day releases on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and PC. Each game entry includes the year of release, the hardware it was released on, the name of the developer/publisher, a one to five star quality rating, and a descriptive review which offers fascinating nuggets of trivia, historical notes, cross-referencing with other titles, information on each game’s sequels and of course the author’s views and insights into the game. In addition to the main entries and reviews, a full-color gallery provides a visual timeline of gaming through the decades, and several appendices help to place nearly 3,000 games in context. Appendices include: a chronology of gaming software and hardware, a list of game designers showing their main titles, results of annual video game awards, notes on sourcing video games, and a glossary of gaming terms.

The Encyclopedia Of Native Music

Author: Brian Wright-McLeod
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816538646
Size: 48.82 MB
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Want the word on Buffy Sainte-Marie? Looking for the best powwow recordings? Wondering what else Jim Pepper cut besides “Witchi Tai To”? This book will answer those questions and more as it opens up the world of Native American music. In addition to the widely heard sounds of Carlos Nakai’s flute, Native music embraces a wide range of forms: country and folk, jazz and swing, reggae and rap. Brian Wright-McLeod, producer/host of Canada’s longest-running Native radio program, has gathered the musicians and their music into this comprehensive reference, an authoritative source for biographies and discographies of hundreds of Native artists. The Encyclopedia of Native Music recognizes the multifaceted contributions made by Native recording artists by tracing the history of their commercially released music. It provides an overview of the surprising abundance of recorded Native music while underlining its historical value. With almost 1,800 entries spanning more than 100 years, this book leads readers from early performers of traditional songs like William Horncloud to artists of the new millennium such as Zotigh. Along the way, it includes entries for jazz and blues artists never widely acknowledged for their Native roots—Oscar Pettiford, Mildred Bailey, and Keely Smith—and traces the recording histories of contemporary performers like Rita Coolidge and Jimmy Carl Black, “the Indian of the group” in the original Mothers of Invention. It also includes film soundtracks and compilation albums that have been instrumental in bringing many artists to popular attention. In addition to music, it lists spoken-word recordings, including audio books, comedy, interviews, poetry, and more. With this unprecedented breadth of coverage and extensively cross-referenced, The Encyclopedia of Native Music is an essential guide for enthusiasts and collectors. More than that, it is a gateway to the authentic music of North America—music of the people who have known this land from time immemorial and continue to celebrate it in sound.

Imperial Warriors

Author: Tony Gould
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 69.74 MB
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Bogen beskriver de nære militære relationer, der var mellem Ghurkaerne og Briterne lige fra Ochterlony's felttog mod Nepal 1814-16, Ghurkaernes medvirken i undertrykkelsen af det indiske oprør i 1857, adskillige kolonikrige, 1. og 2.Verdenskrig, Falklandskrigen 1982, Golfkrigen 1991 og helt op til vore dage. Men der er ikke alene tale om regimentshistorie. Forfatterens opmærksomhed over for de racistiske og politiske undertoner i disse enestående militære relationer - såvel som hans opmærksomhed over for farerne ved at patronisere nepaleserne kommer ligeledes til udtryk i bogen.