A masterful introduction to world mythology, shedding light on the impact it has had on cultures past and present and untangling the complex web of deities, monsters and myths.
Author: Mark Daniels
The Midas Touch includes a stunning array of fascinating tales and gets to grips with the ancient stories of Aboriginal, Sumerian, Egyptian, Mesoamerican, Maori, Greek, Roman, Indian, Norse and Japanese cultures, encompassing legends from ...
Author: Mark Daniels
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
The First World War Revolution in Military Affairs Warfare at the beginning of the
First World War (1914–16) differed little ... fire enabled decentralized combined-
arms combat teams of infantry to seize and hold bite-sized chunks of the enemy's
... The First World War: Myths and Realities (London: Headline, 2001), 105–33.
Author: Gary Sheffield
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
This fun book, part of the popular Cool series, is a fascinating introduction to world mythology, broken up into handy bite-sized chunks.
Author: Malcolm Croft
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
58 The First World War Revolution in Military Affairs Warfare at the beginning of
the First World War ( 1914 – 16 ) differed little from that practiced in the
eighteenth ... to seize and hold bite - sized chunks of the enemy ' s defended
zone . ... The First World War : Myths and Realities ( London : Headline , 2001 ) ,
105 – 33 . 61 .
Category: Electronic journals
Myths and legends are packed full of daring, clever and ruthless men and women.
Author: Tracey Turner
Publisher: A&C Black Childrens & Educational
In fact , when we had ground beef , she would nibble little chunks of it raw while
we were waiting for the charcoal to heat up . ... When the steak was on her plate ,
I would cut it into bite - sized chunks for her and try not to watch as she took
pieces ... Nantucket and the surf disappeared , and I committed myself to the
world of music - or , actually , to the world of Orfeo ... Of course , I realized that in
the original myth , as in most real - life situations , there wasn't any resurrection
and reunion .
Author: Ken Greenhall
The institutions , homes and women she describes could be anywhere in the
English - speaking world , as if in recognition of the ... not so much stream of
consciousness as bite - sized chunks of consciousness , defying conventional
chronology by their studied disorder . ... Bolivar , belongs to the shady territory
between myth and history , and as such is fair game for the subcontinent ' s
greatest romancer .
aimless world travel . ... which the women of an extended family placidly ate the
deceased , who ' d been cut up into bite - sized chunks and lightly steamed in
banana leaves . ... that academia questioned the very existence of cannibalism ,
viewing it as a myth invented by Westerners to advertise their own moral
Author: Kirk Mitchell
Publisher: Random House Large Print Publishing
Surely the same can be said of all the world's urban megastars these days ? ...
Bombay's chief contribuKatiyar's tour canters along with tion to the mythology of
anecdotes about the contemporary ... wash down the hisas it must in every part of
torical data and statistics offered up in the world , but it needn't bite - sized chunks
Ian Christie in his essay , ' Feasting in the Dark ' , goes even further : ' Cinema
itself is a kind of consumption , hoovering up reality and feeding it to us in bite -
sized chunks . ... During the Second World War , these themes were put aside ,
as film - makers concentrated on the population ' s more pressing ... But food can
also be an expression of religion , myth , ritual , ordinary life or even human goals
Author: Harlan Walker
In 1990 he retired from a career in banking and he and his wife started to travel
all around the world . ... There is no standard format - sometimes the designer is
credited , sometimes dimensions are given and in some cases a few idiosyncratic
facts are listed , or the odd myth is divulged . ... Bridging is printed in full colour
throughout and is easy to browse through with its bite - sized chunks of
Through the mythology of Einstein " , Barthes wrote , " the world blissfully
regained the image of knowledge reduced to a formula . Paradoxically , the more
the genius of the ... processed into bitesized chunks . The opening chunk of
Category: English literature
This 60 minutes plus of bite-sized chunks for solo accordion includes several that
originated as music for dance companies or ... socialist monumentalism, slogans,
speeches and imagery questioning the wartime creation myths of Tito's
Yugoslavia. ... "Vade Retro Satanas" is performed in an unrecognisable
language that delivers you into the world of Mike, the backwards-speaking dwarf
from Twin Peaks.
Chapter topics include " How Humans and Dogs Became Friends , " " How Dogs
See the World , " and “ How Dogs Think . ... all of it presented in bite - sized
chunks of text and leavened with much engaging trivia , an interesting concern
for the inner life of dogs ... ( Corkin contends that these ] productions both
embellished the myth of the American frontier and reflected the era in which they
were made .
Sorting the facts from the historical fiction, Bad History exposes the myths and misunderstandings that have wrongly influenced our understanding of world history.
Author: Emma Marriott
But the play ' s universal truths need to develop from a sharply imagined dramatic
world , so that its thrilling philosophical speculation is tested against a
recognisable reality . To turn Hamlet into a disembodied myth , offering bite -
sized chunks ...
And like all middle aged white males who has never known hardship, conflict, hunger or real adversity he believes that his voice is somehow special and he's uniquely qualified to give the world his remarkable point of fuckin' view so felt ...
Author: Oliver Green
With material from The World Almanac updated regularly and intertwined with the
World Almanac Encyclopedia , this is a nice addition ... Entries about living and
extinct animals , scientific and technical concepts , folklore and mythology ,
holidays , and ... Browse screens are designed in bite - sized chunks for quick
Author: Mary Ellen Quinn
Publisher: American Library Association
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Marius , who has edited several of More's works , knows his man better than the
myth - makers do . More was no Vatican II ... There is nothing noticeably "
Australian " about Spence's book – indeed , it should find its way onto the world
market . On the other hand , Ted ... Noffs knows that most people have short
spans of attention , so he gives them his book in bite - sized chunks . He also
breaks up his ...
Category: Sydney (N.S.W.)