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Ballen, Dorothy: Bibliography of road-making an...
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Erscheinungsdatum: 22.01.2020, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Bibliography of road-making and roads in the United Kingdom, Autor: Ballen, Dorothy // Gibb, George, Verlag: Alpha Editions, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // World, Rubrik: Geschichte // Sonstiges, Seiten: 308, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 414 gr, Verkäufer: averdo

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Ballen, Dorothy: Bibliography of road-making an...
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Erscheinungsdatum: 22.01.2020, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Bibliography of road-making and roads in the United Kingdom, Autor: Ballen, Dorothy // Gibb, George, Verlag: Alpha Editions, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // World, Rubrik: Geschichte // Sonstiges, Seiten: 308, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 414 gr, Verkäufer: averdo

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Spielplatz
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Spielplatz (German for playground) is believed to be the UK's second oldest naturist club, and consists of 12 acres (5 hectares) (49,000 m²) located in the village of Bricket Wood, in the county of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. Spielplatz was founded in 1929 by Charles Macaskie and his wife Dorothy. They moved from London into a tent on an area of virgin woodland they purchased near Bricket Wood. They called their utopian camp the Green Monastery and a Play Place (Spielplatz). They were joined by other couples and individuals on weekends. Among their visitors until 1947 was Ross Nichols, founder of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids. In turn he attracted both fellow Druids and Gerald Gardner, who later established his first coven at Bricket Wood in his development of Wicca as a modern religion.

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Wadham College, Oxford
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Wadham College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, located at the southern end of Parks Road in central Oxford. It was founded by Nicholas and Dorothy Wadham, wealthy Somerset landowners, during the reign of King James I. As of 2009, it has an estimated financial endowment of Pds. 66 million and ranks 9th in the Norrington Table.The college was founded by Dorothy Wadham in 1610, using money left by her husband Nicholas Wadham for the purpose of endowing an Oxford college. In a period of only four years, she gained royal and ecclesiastical support for the new college, negotiated the purchase of a site, appointed the west country architect William Arnold, drew up the college statutes, and appointed the first warden, fellows, scholars, and cook. Although she never visited Oxford, she kept tight control of her new college and its finances until her death in 1618.

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Adam Alexi-Malle
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Adam Alexi-Malle is an Italian actor, singer and musician born in Siena, Italy. His Italian(Sardinian) father and Spanish/Arab mother later emigrated to London in the United Kingdom and finally to the United States. As musician, he began performing at the age of 9 intent on a career as a concert pianist and violinist having trained with Dorothy DeLay and Raphael Bronstein and at the Conservatoire de Paris under the auspices of the Fulbright committee's Harriet Hale Woolley Fellowship as well as the Moscow Conservatory and The Juilliard School. In the early 1990s, following a course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, he began his acting career.

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Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World
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'These minibiographies of women who persisted will move anyone with an avid curiosity about the world.' Publishers WeeklyWith a foreword by Athene Donald, Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Cambridge and Master of Churchill College.Ten Women Who Changed Science tells the moving stories of the physicists, biologists, chemists, astronomers and doctors who helped to shape our world with their extraordinary breakthroughs and inventions, and outlines their remarkable achievements.These scientists overcame significant obstacles, often simply because they were women. Their science and their lives were driven by personal tragedies and shaped by seismic world events. What drove these remarkable women to cure previously incurable diseases, disprove existing theories or discover new sources of energy? Some were rewarded with the Nobel Prize for their pioneering achievements -Madame Curie, twice - others were not and, even if they had been, many are still not the household names they should be.Despite living during periods when the contribution of women was disregarded, if not ignored, these resilient women persevered with their research, whether creating life-saving drugs or expanding our knowledge of the cosmos. By daring to ask 'How?' and 'Why?' and persevering against all odds, each of these women, in a variety of ways, has helped to make the world a better place.The scientists are: Henrietta Leavitt (United States, Astronomy), Lise Meitner (Austria, Physics), Chien-Shiung Wu (United States, Physics), Marie Curie (France, Chemistry), Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (United Kingdom, Chemistry), Virginia Apgar (United States, Medicine), Gertrude Elion (United States, Medicine), Rita Levi-Montalicini (Italy, Biology), Elsie Widdowson (United Kingdom, Biology), Rachel Carson (United States, Biology).

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Crashing the Idols
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Description: If prophets are called to unveil and expose the illegitimacy of those principalities masquerading as ''the right'' and purportedly using their powers for ''the good,'' then Will D. Campbell is one of the foremost prophets in American religious history. Like Clarence Jordan and Dorothy Day, Campbell incarnates the radical iconoclastic vocation of standing in contraposition to society, naming and smashing the racial, economic, and political idols that seduce and delude. Despite an action-packed life, Campbell is no activist seeking to control events and guarantee history's right outcomes. Rather, Campbell has committed his life to the proposition that Christ has already set things right. Irrespective of who one is, or what one has done, each human being is reconciled to God and one another, now and forever. History's most scandalous message is, therefore, ''Be reconciled!'' because once that imperative is taken seriously, social constructs like race, ethnicity, gender, and nationality are at best irrelevant and at worst idolatrous. Proclaiming that far too many disciples miss the genius of Christianity's good news (the kerygma) of reconciliation, this Ivy League-educated preacher boldly and joyfully affirms society's so-called least one, cultivating community with everyone from civil rights leaders and Ku Klux Klan militants, to the American literati and exiled convicts. Except for maybe the self-righteous, none is excluded from the beloved community. For the first time in nearly fifty years, Campbell's provocative Race and Renewal of the Church is here made available. Gayraud Wilmore called Campbell's foundational work ''an unsettling reading experience,'' but one that articulates an unwavering ''confidence in the victory which God can bring out of the weakness of the church.'' Endorsements: ''Richard Goode is at it again, much like Will Campbell before him. Both of these southern Christian iconoclasts have helped me to appreciate what Goode calls 'the genius of Radical Christianity.' I recommend this book as an inspiring introduction to Campbell's life, prophetic witness, and to all for which he stood. May it embolden others to stand against 'the principalities and powers of the world.''' --Douglas A. Sweeney author of The American Evangelical Story ''Here is a book whose radical fidelity to the kingdom of God will shake you to the core. Drawing on the life and teachings of Will Campbell, Goode explains, for example, why Jesus 'was a traitor' whose 'Way is to commit treason,' and why there is finally no hope for principalities and powers like the PTA, the Pentagon, Communism, the Methodist Church, or the United States of America. If this book doesn't turn your world upside-down, then either you missed the point or you're not serious about following Jesus.'' --Richard T. Hughes author of Christian America and the Kingdom of God About the Contributor(s): Will D. Campbell was a Baptist preacher in Taylor, Louisiana, for two years before taking the position of Director of Religious Life at the University of Mississippi from 1954 to 1956. Forced to leave the university because of his ardent Civil Rights participation, Campbell served on the National Council of Churches in New York as a race relations consultant. Campbell worked closely with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, and Andrew Young toward bettering race relations. Campbell's Brother to a Dragonfly earned him the Lillian Smith Prize, the Christopher Award, and a National Book Award nomination. The Glad River won a first-place award from the Friends of American Writers in 1982. His works have also won a Lyndhurst Prize and an Alex Haley Award. Richard C. Goode is Profes

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Diamond Cutters: Visionary Poets in America, Br...
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Diamond Cutters names the tradition of Visionary Poetry from the early 20th century with Kathleen Raine and David Gascoyne through to contemporary poets in the early 21st in both Britain and America as well as Australia at a time when spiritual consciousness is more important for us than ever; not simply as an inward or private language, but as a way of actively seeing and reading what is going on in our world today at a time of critical personal and political transition. This unique anthology (400pp), co-edited with Andrew Harvey, names and celebrates this impulse and focus, taking poetry beyond social realism towards the Source which is both our origin and transformation as human beings. At the same time, it is deeply political and ecological, critiquing the restrictive ideologies that limit our minds, our freedom, and our compassion. Poets include William Stafford, Robert Bly (now 90), Jeni Couzyn, Andrew Harvey, Dorothy Walters, Janine Canan, Gabriel Bradford Millar, Aidan Andrew Dun, Thanissara, Niall McDevitt, Rose Flint, Thomas R. Smith, Irina Kuzminsky, John Fox, and Philip Wells. It has global reach and emphasis towards what it means to realize ourselves as 'One World People'. The contributors of Diamond Cutters are poets famous and obscure, living and dead, who have come together from points across the globe to present this work, which is being hailed as 'Neo-Metaphysical Verse' for our times. 'Neo-Metaphysical Verse,' is that which opposes directly the bathetic, the ugly, and the trivial, that have manifested so broadly across our world. Diamond Cutters provides a move to end that regime, clothed simply with the truth and beauty. ANDREW HARVEY Andrew Harvey has written and edited over 30 books. Among Andrew's most well-known titles are: The Way of Passion, The Celebration of Rumi, and Perfume of the Desert. Andrew has taught at Oxford University, Cornell University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, The California Institute of Integral Studies, and the University of Creation Spirituality as well as the at various spiritual centers throughout the United States. Andrew is Founder Director of the Institute of Sacred Activism, an international organization focused on inviting concerned people to take up the challenge of our contemporary global crises by becoming inspired, effective, and practical agents of institutional and systemic change. JAY RAMSAY Jay Ramsay is the author of 35 books of poetry, non-fiction, and classic Chinese translation including Alchemy, Crucible of Love-the alchemy of passionate relationships, Tao Te Ching, I Ching-the shamanic oracle of change, The Poet in You (his correspondence course, since 1990), Kingdom of the Edge-Selected Poems 1980-1998, Out of Time-1998-2008. His latest collections are Monuments (Waterloo Press, 2014), and the Shu Jing-the Book of History from Penguin Classics (2014). He is also poetry editor of Caduceus magazine, and works in private practice as a UKCP accredited psychosynthesis psychotherapist and healer.

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