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  • Book Abolitionist Abroad
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    The book Abolitionist Abroad: American Blacks and the Making of Modern West Africa, by Lamin Sanneh, focuses on the attempts of freed slaves to build a new society in West Africa based on the ideas of antislavery and anti-structure. Sanneh explains how the abolitionist movement affected not only the United States but also Europe and Africa. He goes into detail about the role that certain Africans had in the anti-slavery crusade. There are many negative attributes of this book, but in all the bad...
  • Traditional Values And Spiritual Growth By Peck
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    Bad Points If one is not very religious this is not a good book to read. It has actually changed my perspective on how I view God. My belief in God has diminished from reading this book. General Comments. Scott Peck, The Road Less Travelled (Arrow New-age): When writing a book and referring to a religion "Catholicism", and being a Buddhist at the time, one may mix up his points on building a true faith in God. Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth ...
  • Only Bad Point Of The Book
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    Drinker, Catherine Bowen. Miracle at Philadelphia: The Constitutional Congress. New York: Book-Of-The-Month Club, Inc., 1986 Catherine Drinker Bowen is the author of many historical, non-fiction, in-depth looks at different events and the personalities and tribulations that forged them. She has written a total of more than 30 books on the United States and its beginnings. Mrs. Bowen has an education in American literature and is a major in literature. She has experience in the field by writing s...
  • Hedgecoe's Complete Guide To Black White Photography
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    Proposal Essay For this project, I chose to select the option of making an artist's book. I have always found the portrayal of written words and pictures quite fascinating. Some have each page carefully worked out with decorative motifs varying from page to page. Some have fancy covers or style of binding that screams "pick-me-up!" But the type of books that fascinate me the most are those that are dedicated to the art of photography. I proposed for this book to be created as a photographic refe...
  • Important Points Throughout The Book
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    Your Attitude Is Showing: A Primer of Human Relations Overall Impression of the Book I enjoyed reading this book a great deal more than I expected to. I normally hate to read because I am not very good at it, and I am usually uninterested in the subject. I found that this book to be quite easy to read. The language that the authors used was very easy to understand. Also, it was divided into many chapters with many sections in each chapter. This made it easy for me to keep my attention on the boo...
  • Ignatieff's Last Point Of The Book
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    The Warrior's Honour The Warrior's Honour by Michael Ignatieff conveys the harsh realities of ethnic war to the reader. It opens a window to pictures and experiences that most cannot, and do not, think of on a daily basis. Michael Igantieff has experienced there realities as he travelled around the world in his work as a journalist, and it is in this book that he shares with us his thoughts and ideas about these war torn countries. In this paper I will review the book and discuss major themes an...
  • Christians Conflict
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    "The Peace Maker " Critical Book Review Ryan Stewart February 6, 2005 CO / BU 4493 A "biblical guide to resolving personal conflict", this, in a nutshell is what "The Peace Maker" is all about. In this critical book review I will be taking topics from the book and giving the reader my personal views on how I either reacted or related to the topics covered. My goal for this paper is to give the reader a non-biased opinion of "The Peace Maker", which was published by Baker Books in June of 2004. T...
  • Work Of Unknown Title Apollonius
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    Apollonius of Per ga Apollonius was a great mathematician, known by his contemporizes as ' The Great Geometer, ' whose treatise Conics is one of the greatest scientific works from the ancient world. Most of his other treatise were lost, although their titles and a general indication of their contents were passed on by later writers, especially Pappus of Alexandria. As a youth Apollonius studied in Alexandria (under the pupils of Euclid, according to Pappus) and subsequently taught at the univers...
  • Clues From Every Heir
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    By Elen Raskin One fateful day, sixteen people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. To their surprise, the will turns out to be a contest, challenging the heirs to find out who among them is Westing's murderer. Forging ahead, through blizzards, burglaries, and bombings, the game is on. Only two people hold all the clues. One of them is a Westing heir and the other is you. Join the hunt alone with others. The advantage is you get to know all the clues from every heir. The book also...
  • Bill Mulvaney
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    My book is called Hill Billy Doctor by Elizabeth Seifert. I really enjoyed this book. I thought it was a very well written. If I had to rate this book I would give it a 9.2. I just couldn't wait until the end not because it was boring but that it was very interesting. When I first started the book I thought it would be boring. Then I gave it a chance it was the second best novel i've ever read. The Andro media Strain being first. The book starts off by telling the story of one Dr. Bill Mulvaney ...

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