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Religion in the Struggle for Power a Study in the Sociology of Rel...

By: J. Milton Yinger
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Fairy Tales of All Nations Translated and Edited

By: Logan Marshal

Excerpt: When good King Arthur was reigning in England, there lived in the Duchy of Cornwall a countryman who had an only son called Jack.

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Anna Karenina, Vol. 5

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

PART FIVE: I. Princess Shcherbatskaia considered that it was out of the question for the wedding to take place before Lent, just five weeks off, since not half the trousseau could possibly be ready by that time. But she could not but agree with Levin that to fix it for after Lent would be putting it off too late, as an old aunt of Prince Shcherbatsky's was seriously ill and might die, and then the mourning would delay the wedding still longer. And therefore, deciding to ...

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Airline Ticketing Impact of Changes in the Airline Ticket Distribu...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: These changes have had mixed effects on travel agents and consumers. Very large travel agencies (those with more than $50 million in annual air travel sales revenue) appear to have benefited from volume-based incentive payments from airlines and global distribution systems, while smaller travel agencies have closed or lost business, especially to on-line travel Websites. Consumers who use the Internet have benefited from lower internet-only fares. Travelers who ...

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E. Amateur Athletic Organizations

By: Internal Revenue Service

Excerpt: This article is concerned with the exemption from tax of amateur athletic organizations under IRC 501(c)(3) and IRC 501(j). This subject has been discussed previously in the 1980 ATRI at page 62 and in the 1982 CPE at page 83. // 2. Background: An amateur athletic organization may qualify for IRC 501(c)(3) exemption under three different rationales. First, an amateur athletic organization may be classified as educational under IRC 501(c)(3) on the grounds that i...

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Early Childhood Education : The Journey from Efficacy Research to ...

By: Craig T. Ramey, Ph.D.

Excerpt: During the past decade there has been a steady increase in scientific evidence that establishes the undeniable importance of the early years in human development (see Shonkoff, & Phillips, 2000). This evidence is particularly strong with respect to school readiness for children from families of limited education and low income (Ramey & Ramey, 1998). Language and literacy skills and their relation to other aspects of child development have been identified as key ...

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Kuwait, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library Kuwait, a country study Foreword 2 of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a particular foreign country, describing and analyzing its political, economic, social, and national security systems an...

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National Endowment for the Arts

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: A MESSAGE TO PARENTS ?The arts are, above all, the special language of children, who, even before they learn to speak, respond intuitively to dance, music, and color,? Dr. Ernest Boyer, former U.S. Commissioner of Education and president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching once stated. The magic of finding a new way of communicating, a new way of envisioning the world, is one of the most exciting discoveries that children make. Children ne...

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The Power of Our Words

By: Liz Mcgrath

Do you know that an empowering word can spark ideas, open doors, change attitudes, and create solutions? Words can do all these things and much more. They have the potency to redefine personalities, lives, and entire communities. Just think of some of the things words are used for every day: To communicate a message To express a feeling To interact with others To associate meaning, intention, and tone To record history To tell stories And so much more! When used the righ...

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Analyzing Soviet Politics and Foreign Policy

By: Central Intelegence Agent

Excerpt: Analyzing Soviet Politics and Foreign Policy Author?s Comments: Douglas Garthoff The documents in this section were selected to reflect different kinds of products, including analytic memoranda as well as research studies, assessments, and estimates. Unfortunately absent is any product by analysts at the Foreign Broadcast Information Service, who produced some of the finest analysis on Soviet politics and policies. In the wake of Stalin?s death in 1953, CIA soug...

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The Evolution of Finance Capitalism

By: George W. Edwards

Economic Theory Literature

Preface: THE title of this book, finance capitalism, is employed as a concession to popular usage, for this study is essentially an inquiry into the nature of the non-financial and the financial institutions of Security capitalism which is a more accurate term. The study is based on the general theory that economic processes are determined not by laws which remain fixed but by institutions which change. The evolution of these institutions is therefore traced for the purp...

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Sanizade Tarihi : Volume 3-4

By: Anizade Mehmet Ataullah
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Sanizade Tarihi : Volume 1-2

By: Anizade Mehmet Ataullah
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American Journal of Mathematics

By: Johns Hopkins University; American Mathematical Society

Accounting

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The Chinese Cook Book : Containing More Than One Hundred Recipes f...

By: Chan, Shiu Wong, 1893; Herndon, James B., Jr

Educational psychology

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What Is History Five Lectures on the Modern Science of History

By: Lamprecht, Karl, 1856-1915; Andrews, E. A
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Jane Eyre : Chapter 42 : Villette

By: Charlotte Brontë

Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Mutineers' Moon

By: David Weber

Excerpt: Into the field of fire the tunnel seemed endless, yet the end was upon him almost before he realized it, and he lunged up another ladder. The shaft was sealed, but he was already probing at it, spotting the catch, heaving it up with a mighty shoulder. He burst into the night air . . . And his senses were suddenly afire with more power sources. More combat armor! Coming from behind in the prodigious leaps of jump gear and waiting in the woods ahead, as well!

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Two Penniless Princesses

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

Excerpt: Young people. Dunbar Castle, standing on steep rocks above the North Sea, was not only inaccessible on that side, but from its donjon tower commanded a magnificent view, both of the expanse of waves, taking purple tints from the shadows of the clouds, with here and there a sail fleeting before the wind, and of the rugged headlands of the coast, point beyond point, the nearer distinct, and showing the green summits, and below, the tossing waves breaking white aga...

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The American Missionaries and the Armenian Protestant Community

By: Boyajian, Thomas. Appeal Against the Policy of the American Missionaries Among the Armenian Christians

An appeal against the policy of the American missionaries among the Armenian Christians. Read at a special meeting held in the City of New York, United States of America, in 1867, by Pastor Thomas Boyajian (p. [1]-13), followed by correspondence and other documents dated 1869; No title or copyright page.

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