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Title Canada s Department of External Affairs Volume 3
Author John Hilliker
Publisher University of Toronto Press
Release 2017-06-16
Category Political Science
Total Pages 592
ISBN 1487514964
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Volume three of the official history of Canada’s Department of External Affairs offers readers an unparalleled look at the evolving structures underpinning Canadian foreign policy from 1968 to 1984. Using untapped archival sources and extensive interviews with top-level officials and ministers, the volume presents a frank “insider’s view” of work in the Department, its key personalities, and its role in making Canada’s foreign policy. In doing so, the volume presents novel perspectives on Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and the country’s responses to the era’s most important international challenges. These include the October Crisis of 1970, recognition of Communist China, UN peacekeeping, decolonization and the North-South dialogue, the Middle East and the Iran Hostage crisis, and the ever-dangerous Cold War.

Title Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque Volume 1
Author Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher DigiCat
Release 2022-11-22
Category Fiction
Total Pages 154
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque Volume" is a selection of previously published short stories by Edgar Allan Poe. Many of the stories centre on the theme of murder, obsession, and passion and also contains many overlooked tales of the fantastic and comic, parodies and hoaxes. The book contains the following: Morella - Lionizing - William Wilson - The Man That was Used Up. A Tale of the Late Bugaboo and Kickapoo Campaign - The Man That was Used Up. The Fall of the House of Usher - The Duc De L'omelette - MS. Found in a Bottle - Bon-Bon - Shadow. A Fable - The Devil in the Belfry - Ligeia - King Pest. A Tale Containing an Allegory - The Signora Zenobia - The Scythe of Time

Weird Tales Volume 1 by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Title Weird Tales Volume 1
Author E.T.A. Hoffmann
Publisher Lindhardt og Ringhof
Release 2022-06-21
Category Fiction
Total Pages 325
ISBN 8728264363
Language English, Spanish, and French
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‘Weird Tales Volume 1’ (1885) was written by German Romantic author E. T. A. Hoffmann, most famous for his novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’ (1816). Included in this first of two volumes are the short stories: The Cremona Violin, The Fermata, Signor Formica, The Sandman, The Entail and Arthur’s Hall. These classic short stories are perfect for fans of horror and fantasy fiction and the authors H. P. Lovecraft and Neil Gaiman. Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann (1776-1822), better known as E. T. A. Hoffmann, was a German Romantic author of fantasy and gothic horror. He was also a composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. Hoffmann's stories inspired several famous operatic composers including Richard Wagner, Jacques Offenbach and Léo Delibes. He is also the author of the novella ‘The Nutcracker and the Mouse King’, on which Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet, ‘The Nutcracker’ is based. The story also inspired the film ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ (2018), starring Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren.

Title Perspectives on Imitation Volume 1
Author Susan Hurley
Publisher MIT Press
Release 2005-02-18
Category Psychology
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9780262582506
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A state-of-the-art view of imitation from leading researchers in neuroscience and brain imaging, animal and developmental psychology, primatology, ethology, philosophy, anthropology, media studies, economics, sociology, education, and law. Leading researchers across a range of disciplines provide a state-of-the-art view of imitation, integrating the latest findings and theories with reviews of seminal work, and revealing why imitation is a topic of such intense current scientific interest.

Awards Honors Prizes by Tara Atterberry

Title Awards Honors Prizes
Author Tara Atterberry
Publisher Gale Cengage
Release 2006-05
Category Reference
Total Pages 1614
ISBN 9780787678067
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Now with a new page design, this international directory describes awards given for achievements in virtually every field of endeavor. Awards are listed alphabetically by the name of the administering organization, followed by alphabetical listings and descriptions of each of the awards it offers. Each volume contains organization, award, and subject indexes for quick reference. This reference now includes e-mail addresses and URLs.

Girls Only Volume 1 by Beverly Lewis

Title Girls Only Volume 1
Author Beverly Lewis
Publisher Baker Books
Release 2008-05-01
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 512
ISBN 1441270272
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Jenna, Livvy, Heather, and Manda strive for their best in their respective sports: gymnastics, figure skating, ice-dancing, and downhill skiing. Their ultimate goal: the Olympics. As each girl struggles with life's challenges and rejoices with each triumph, the encouragement of the other Girls Only club members and their faith in God give the girls the moral support needed to push their limits and learn important lessons. Dreams on Ice When Livvy's family moves across the country and away from her amazing ice-skating coach, Livvy is sure her Olympic dreams are shattered. Only the Best Jenna lives and breathes gymnastics, but now she must decide: compete in the all-important meet at the Olympic Training Center or go with her parents to meet her adopted brother. A Perfect Match Heather wants to end her couples' ice-dancing career to skate solo, but when she doesn't get her family's support, she wonders if she's really going for what she wants or if she's just being selfish. Reach for the Stars Manda is focused on her ski competition, but when her mom needs help, Manda has to put her dream of winning the Dressel Hills Downhill Classic on ice.

Molecular Technology Volume 1 by Hisashi Yamamoto

Title Molecular Technology Volume 1
Author Hisashi Yamamoto
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release 2018-06-15
Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 400
ISBN 3527802789
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Edited by foremost leaders in chemical research together with a number of distinguished international authors, this first of four volumes summarizes the most important and promising recent chemical developments in energy science all in one book. Interdisciplinary and application-oriented, this ready reference focuses on chemical methods that deliver practical solutions for energy problems, covering new developments in advanced materials for energy conversion, semiconductors and much more besides. Of great interest to chemists as well as researchers in the fields of energy science in academia and industry.

Collected Novels Volume 1 by Paul Auster

Title Collected Novels Volume 1
Author Paul Auster
Publisher Faber & Faber
Release 2014-04-24
Category Fiction
Total Pages 672
ISBN 0571317278
Language English, Spanish, and French
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After years spent as a struggling translator and poet, Paul Auster published his first works of fiction in the mid 1980s - City of Glass, Ghosts and The Locked Room, three brilliant variations on the classic detective story which, published together as The New York Trilogy, became the international hit that established his reputation. Introducing themes that have run throughout his work ever since, Auster managed to combine formal experimentation with classic storytelling, and to inform his exploration of America and the self with a distinctly European sensibility. Included here in the first volume of his collected novels, alongside his seminal debut are In the Country of Last Things, a dark, dystopian vision of the future, and Moon Palace, a sweeping multi-generation novel that begins 'in the summer that man first walked on the moon'. All told in his characteristic clean prose style, these three novels form the first chapter in an ongoing career that has marked Auster out as one of the most original, relevant and enduring novelists at work today.

Definitive Word Search Volume 1 by Editors of Thunder Bay Press

Title Definitive Word Search Volume 1
Author Editors of Thunder Bay Press
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release 2022-08-16
Category Games & Activities
Total Pages 256
ISBN 1645179346
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Each word in the more than 100 puzzles in this book is accompanied by a definition, giving your vocabulary an extra boost. Have you ever completed a word search puzzle and been left wondering what all those obscure words mean? No more scratching your head over words that you’ll never encounter again! Definitive Word Search, Volume 1 takes word searches to a new level by including the definitions alongside each clue, so you’ll expand your vocabulary every time you complete a puzzle. Word searches are a great way to boost your brainpower, and the inclusion of more than 2,500 definitions will give your cranium an extra kick. Whether you’re in need of something to help you relax or are looking for a fun activity to do with a partner, this puzzle book will give you the mental boost you’re looking for.

Collected Short Stories Volume 1 by W. Somerset Maugham

Title Collected Short Stories Volume 1
Author W. Somerset Maugham
Publisher Random House
Release 2010-05-27
Category Fiction
Total Pages 544
ISBN 1409076334
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This classic collection of stories moves from England, France and Spain to the silver sands of the South Pacific. It includes the famous story 'Rain', the tragedy of a narrow-minded and overzealous missionary and a prostitute, and 'The Three Fat Women of Antibes,' an extravagantly sardonic tale of abstention and greed, as well as a host of other brilliant tales.