Rhythm of War

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Author: Brandon Sanderson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575093404

Category: Fiction

Page: 1232

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The Stormlight Archive saga continues in Rhythm of War, the eagerly awaited sequel to Brandon Sanderson's #1 New York Times bestselling Oathbringer, from an epic fantasy writer at the top of his game. After forming a coalition of human resistance against the enemy invasion, Dalinar Kholin and his Knights Radiant have spent a year fighting a protracted, brutal war. Neither side has gained an advantage, and the threat of a betrayal by Dalinar's crafty ally Taravangian looms over every strategic move. Now, as new technological discoveries by Navani Kholin's scholars begin to change the face of the war, the enemy prepares a bold and dangerous operation. The arms race that follows will challenge the very core of the Radiant ideals, and potentially reveal the secrets of the ancient tower that was once the heart of their strength. At the same time that Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with his changing role within the Knights Radiant, his Windrunners face their own problem: As more and more deadly enemy Fused awaken to wage war, no more honorspren are willing to bond with humans to increase the number of Radiants. Adolin and Shallan must lead the coalition's envoy to the honorspren stronghold of Lasting Integrity and either convince the spren to join the cause against the evil god Odium, or personally face the storm of failure. Other books by Brandon Sanderson The Cosmere The Stormlight Archive The Way of Kings Words of Radiance Edgedancer (Novella) Oathbringer The Mistborn trilogy Mistborn: The Final Empire The Well of Ascension The Hero of Ages Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series Alloy of Law Shadows of Self Bands of Mourning Collection Arcanum Unbounded Other Cosmere novels Elantris Warbreaker Other books by Brandon Sanderson The Reckoners Steelheart Firefight Calamity

The Rhythm of Nature

CHAPTER 2 Y TIDINGS OF WAR Thaklar Yelenti, a recent initiate to the Black
Order, walked slowly through the camp that sat outside the dark keep of Skelis
Durn. Ahead of him walked his master and teacher, Sindraal Kurgit. Recently, the
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Author: Todd Cheney

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595302815

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

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Adventure, fantasy, magic and prophecy combine in The Rhythm of Nature, Book Two in Cheney's Seventh Circle series. An excerpt: "Up ahead, he caught sight of their final destination. Rows of great, winged lizards were tied down to heavy wooden stakes in the ground. Thaklar knew these as the Taradons. At times, some of the flying beasts tested their bonds, trying to free themselves, while others spread their wings idly. The wingspan of just one of the beasts could shade twenty men easily and their long, sharp beaks could spear the most experienced warrior without pause. In addition to razor talons that allowed them to pick their prey from the ground, or the air, their scaly hides were ample protection from arrows and sling stones. Sindraal had chosen this day to teach his pupil how to pilot one of the Taradons. . . . . .The lesson progressed and the pilot first strapped in Thaklar on the back of the Taradon, then himself. Sindraal led the beast by the reins to an open field. Once there he handed the reins to the pilot. The beast, at its controller's urging, broke into a dead run, flapping its wings all the while. Soon they were airborne and after a few minutes, the pilot handed the reins to Thaklar. The air rushing past their heads made speaking to each other impossible while in flight, but he still remembered the instructions given to him on the ground. He pulled the reins right and the beast flew right. Left meant left. The degree of sharpness to which he jerked the reins indicated the speed of the turn. After making a couple rights and a couple lefts, he handed the reins back to the pilot as agreed. The pilot brought the beast around and soon they had landed on the ground again. Once back in the pens, the pilot mumbled something about Thaklar being good with animals, a half-hearted compliment meant to abate the ire of the acolyte's master, Sindraal, who stood ready to take charge of his student once again. The training pilot then moved off to find his next charge. Sindraal and Thaklar left the Taradon pens and began to walk in the direction of the keep. Barely an hour had passed since Demtry had arrived with the message of the planned meeting."

The Rhythm of Space and the Sound of Time

... on our own but when we came together we realized we had created a “sort of
really animated tug-of-war dance” (2). In blocking of the scene I used this “
animated tug-of war dance” so that it remained the basic stylistic element
throughout the ...

Author: Cynthia Ashperger

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9042023872

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 368

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The Rhythm of Space and the Sound of Time examines the place of Chekhov's Technique in contemporary acting pedagogy and practice. Cynthia Ashperger answers the questions: What are the reasons behind the technique's current resurgence? How has this cohesive and holistic training been brought into today's mainstream acting training? What separates this technique from the other currently popular methods?Ashperger offers an analysis of the complex philosophical influences that shaped Chekhov's ideas about this psycho-physical approach to acting. Chekhov's five guiding principles are introduced to demonstrate how eastern ideas and practices have been integrated into this western technique and how they have continued to develop on both theoretical and practical levels in contemporary pedagogy, thereby rendering it intercultural. The volume also focuses on the work of several contemporary teachers of the technique associated with Michael Chekhov International Association (MICHA). Current teacher training is described as well as the different modes of hybridization of Chekhov's technique with other current methods.Contemporary practical experiments and some fifty exercises at both beginner and intermediate/advanced levels are presented through analysis, examples, student journals and case studies, delineating the sequences in which units are taught and specifying the exercises that differ from those in Chekhov's original writing. This book is for practitioners as well as students of the theatre.

Seasons of War 2 Book Bundle

Come Looking for Me / Second Summer of War Cheryl Cooper ... The sea
wasrough this night, the wind was a choir of melancholic wails, and snarls of
thunder occasionally disturbed the creaking rhythm of the ship, but no activity,no
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Author: Cheryl Cooper

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1459724089

Category: Fiction

Page: 600

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This two-ebook bundle presents both books of Cheryl Cooper’s Seasons of War saga. Set against a backdrop of the naval War of 1812, the Seasons of War series revolves around the central character of 18-year-old Emily, a granddaughter of King George III and niece of the Prince Regent. Finding the royal House of Hanover dull and disagreeable to her spirited nature, she searches for the adventure and forbidden freedom. She risks a crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in June of 1813, hoping for an adventure in Canada. But she never arrives. Deadly battles on the high seas and a captain hell-bent on revengetransform her voyage into a gripping drama of treachery and tragedy. Includes: Come Looking for Me Second Summer of War

Remaking the Rhythms of Life

n the late 1870s Ulm experienced what some contemporaries came to describe
as the 'needle and booklet war.'2 For the better part of a year, Ulm's
Frauenarbeitsschule was the focus of a public controversy. A former pri- vate
institute that was ...

Author: Oliver Zimmer

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191639869

Category: History

Page: 416

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Across Europe the late nineteenth century marked a period of rapid economic change, increased migration, religious conflict, and inter-state competition. In Germany, these developments were further accentuated by the creation of the imperial state in 1870-1871, and the conflicting hopes and expectations it provoked. Attempting to make sense of this turbulent period of German history, historians have frequently reverted to terms such as industrialization, urbanization, nation-formation, modernity or modernization. Using the prism of comparative urban history, Oliver Zimmer highlights the limitations of these conceptual abstractions and challenges the separation of local and national approaches to the past. He shows how men and women drew on their creative energies to instigate change at various levels. Focusing on conflicts over the local economy and elementary schools, as well as on nationalist and religious processions, Remaking the Rhythms of Life examines how urban residents sought to regain a sense of place in a changing world - less by resisting the novel than by reconfiguring their environments in ways that reflected their sensibilities and aspirations; less by lamenting the decline of civic virtues than by creating surroundings that proved sufficiently meaningful to sustain lives. In their capacity as consumers, citizens, and members of religious or economic associations, people embarked on a multitude of journeys. As they did, larger phenomena such as religion, nationalism, and the state became intertwined with their everyday affairs and concerns.

The Rhythm of My Soul

... and the days appeared to be numbered. The newspapers with their shallow
talk of war and revenge just ... did you find your vocabulary, your voice?”—I have
to answer that I had never viewed the process as one that had to do with 1 12 2.

Author: Zahida Ahmed

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781453521427

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 164

View: 899

This book is kaleidoscope of the lives of Pakistani women, living their daily lives . . . But I had to find the voice to do so, in fact, I had not only to find a voice in a literary sense. I had to learn to speakfirst of all acknowledging that the Pakistani womens experiences had never been represented or acknowledged. We are not recognized for who we are. We needed a vocabulary to bring us out of the shadows. My choice of these particular women was the peculiar mixture of fragility and courage I sensed in them, and a willingness to share their experiences. Initially, they felt they had nothing of any consequence to say. I have lived a very ordinary life, nothing special that is worth mentioning, was their initial response, but as their stories began to unfold revealing a saga of silent metamorphosis; their journey toward self discovery had begun. They had a world to say and the world needed them to say it.

The Rhythm of the Redman

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Author: Julia Moss Buttree

Publisher: New York : A.S. Barnes

ISBN:

Category: Indian art

Page: 15

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Rhythms of Resistance

2 The Angolan Heritage : Capoeira and Berimbau Training for resistance Very
different from the African - Brazilian religious ... The tradition of training for a war
of resistance in Angola dated from the first arrival of the Portuguese in the late ...

Author: Peter Fryer

Publisher: Pluto Press

ISBN: 9780745307312

Category: Blacks

Page: 267

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African rhythms are at the heart of contemporary black Brazilian music. Surveying a musical legacy that encompasses over 400 years, Rhythms of Resistance traces the development of this rich cultural heritage.Acclaimed author Peter Fryer describes how slaves, mariners and merchants brought African music from Angola and the ports of East Africa to Latin America. In particular, they brought it to Brazil - today the country with the largest black population of any outside Africa. Fryer examines how the rhythms and beats of Africa were combined with European popular music to create a unique sound and dance tradition. Fryer focuses on the political nature of this musical crossover and the role of an African heritage in the cultural identity of Brazilian blacks today.Rhythms of Resistance is an absorbing account of a theme in global music and is rich in fascinating historical detail.

The Generational Rhythm of American Politics

-31FIGURE 7 ( 2 ) Years of Political Response ( 1861-1868 ) Years of Political
Stabilization ( 1868-1876 ) Culminating Events ( 1876-1877 ) -32eleventh , or
post World War II , generation (. 1 . 2 . 3 . Secession Civil War and Reunion ...

Author: Daniel Judah Elazar

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Age groups

Page: 56

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Media Power and The Transformation of War

information + rhythm of flux of information characterizedby different news media
programs + influenceof media ... occurs whenthere is(1)uncertainty regarding
policy,and(2) critically framed media coveragethat emphasizes suffering people.

Author: Chiara de Franco

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137009756

Category: Social Science

Page: 220

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Do the news media have any role in the transformation of war and warfare? Focusing on television, this book argues that the news media alters the cognitive and strategic environment of the actors of war and politics and therefore changes the way these interact with one another.

A Companion to Border Studies

... diverse moments of migration reveal a complex rhythm of movements out of the
peninsula in the decade after World War II. ... roughly the same format but no
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Author: Thomas M. Wilson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118255259

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 132

A Companion to Border Studies introduces an exciting and expanding field of interdisciplinary research, through the writing of an international array of scholars, from diverse perspectives that include anthropology, development studies, geography, history, political science and sociology. Explores how nations and cultural identities are being transformed by their dynamic, shifting borders where mobility is sometimes facilitated, other times impeded or prevented Offers an array of international views which together form an authoritative guide for students, instructors and researchers Reflects recent significant growth in the importance of understanding the distinctive characteristics of borders and frontiers, including cross-border cooperation, security and controls, migration and population displacements, hybridity, and transnationalism

The Prose Rhythm of Sallust and Livy

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Author: Hans Aili

Publisher: Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell international

ISBN:

Category: Latin (Langue) - Métrique et rythmique

Page: 151

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Proceedings of the International Peace Research Association

A third task of this study is an attempt to link any rhythms of arms expenditures to
rhythms of war. ... on military expenditures are more extensive and reliable than
the data on wars. 2. Other studies There is a wealth of literature on arms races.

Author: International Peace Research Association

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: International relations

Page: 352

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Embracing the Fog of War

The process described here is intended to fit within the observed “battle rhythm
of a contemporary U.S. military force deployed to execute a COIN campaign in a
coalition ... 2 See U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2009c, and HQDA, 2006c.

Author: Ben Connable

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833068407

Category: Political Science

Page: 340

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The unpredictable counterinsurgency environment challenges centralized, quantitative campaign assessment. A comprehensive examination of the centralized, quantitative approach to assessment, as described in the literature and doctrine and applied in two primary case studies (Vietnam and Afghanistan), reveals weaknesses and gaps and proposes an alternative process: contextual assessment.

Consumers Research Bulletin

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Navigating Terrains of War

Chapter 6 DUBRIAGEM AND SOCIAL NAVIGATION CONSTRUCTING SOCIAL
TRAJECTORIES THROUGH WAR I now know that war gives me diarrhoea . As
the shooting flared up in November so did my stomach and I spent the night on
the toilet dehydrating to the rhythm of ... Everyone makes his own life ' , 2 he
replied .

Author: Henrik Vigh

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 9781845451493

Category: History

Page: 258

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Through the concept of "social navigation," this book sheds light on the mobilization of urban youth in West Africa. Social navigation offers a perspective on praxis in situations of conflict and turmoil. It provides insights into the interplay between objective structures and subjective agency, thus enabling us to make sense of the opportunistic, sometimes fatalistic and tactical ways in which young people struggle to expand the horizons of possibility in a world of conflict, turmoil and diminishing resources.

Poet Lore

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By E . G . Rogers SKIES The thunderous rhythm of war gradBy James A . Reese
ually subsides to a vision of eternal peace in these vigorous poems which With a
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The Rhythm of English Verse

Author: Morris William Croll

Publisher:

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Category: English language

Page: 55

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Specters of War

2 Indeed, convinced that GIs wanted “as narrow a chasm as possible between
martial and civilian life,” Glenn Miller had insisted on infusing old-fashioned
military marching music with the rhythm and instrumentation of contemporary
swing, ...

Author: Elisabeth Bronfen

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 0813553997

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 300

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Specters of War looks at the way war has been brought to the screen in various genres and at different historical moments throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Elisabeth Bronfen asserts that Hollywood has emerged as a place where national narratives are created and circulated so that audiences can engage with fantasies, ideologies, and anxieties that take hold at a given time, only to change with the political climate. Such cultural reflection is particularly poignant when it deals with America’s traumatic history of war. The nation has no direct access to war as a horrific experience of carnage and human destruction; we understand our relation to it through images and narratives that transmit and interpret it for us. Bronfen does not discuss actual conflicts but the films by which we have come to know and remember them, including All Quiet on the Western Front, The Best Years of Our Lives, Miracle at St. Anna, The Deer Hunter, and Flags of Our Fathers. Battles and campaigns, the home front and women-who-wait narratives, war correspondents, and court martials are also explored as instruments of cultural memory. Bronfen argues that we are haunted by past wars and by cinematic re-conceptualizations of them, and reveals a national iconography of redemptive violence from which we seem unable to escape.

The Rhythm of Song

Author: Charles Francis Abdy Williams

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Music and literature

Page: 151

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