Jack

Jack
Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publsiher: McClelland & Stewart
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2020-09-29
ISBN 10: 0771006047
ISBN 13: 9780771006043
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Jack Book Review:

A new classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping. The long-awaited fourth and last of Marilynne Robinson's Gilead novels--one of the great works of contemporary literature. With Jack, Robinson takes her readers back to the small town of Gilead, Iowa, in 1956, to tell the story of John Ames Boughton, the godson of John Ames and the black sheep of his family. He's a ne-er do well and the beloved prodigal son who falls in love with and marries Della, a beautiful and brilliant African-American teacher he meets in segregated St. Louis. Their fraught, beautiful romance is one of Robinson's greatest achievements.

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill
Author: Jane Martin
Publsiher: Samuel French, Inc.
Total Pages: 89
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 9780573695940
ISBN 13: 0573695946
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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The Jack Tales

The Jack Tales
Author: Richard Chase
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2015-03-17
ISBN 10: 054752997X
ISBN 13: 9780547529974
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Jack Tales Book Review:

A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack.

There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack

There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack
Author: Paul Gilroy
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2013-10-18
ISBN 10: 1134438656
ISBN 13: 9781134438655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack Book Review:

This classic book is a powerful indictment of contemporary attitudes to race. By accusing British intellectuals and politicians on both sides of the political divide of refusing to take race seriously, Paul Gilroy caused immediate uproar when this book was first published in 1987. A brilliant and explosive exploration of racial discourses, There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack provided a powerful new direction for race relations in Britain. Still dynamite today and as relevant as ever, this Routledge Classics edition includes a new introduction by the author.

Storycraft

Storycraft
Author: Jack Hart
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2012-10-12
ISBN 10: 0226318168
ISBN 13: 9780226318165
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Storycraft Book Review:

A former managing editor of the "Oregonian" who guided several Pulitzer Prize-winning narratives to publication shares guidelines for writers of nonfiction that encompass such topics as story theory, scene establishment, and preparing work for submission.

Cooking, Cuisine and Class

Cooking, Cuisine and Class
Author: Jack Goody,John Rankine Goody
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 253
Release: 1982-06-24
ISBN 10: 9780521286961
ISBN 13: 0521286964
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Cooking, Cuisine and Class Book Review:

The preparation, serving and eating of food are common features of all human societies, and have been the focus of study for numerous anthropologists - from Sir James Frazer onwards - from a variety of theoretical and empirical perspectives. It is in the context of this previous anthropological work that Jack Goody sets his own observations on cooking in West Africa. He criticises those approaches which overlook the comparative historical dimension of culinary, and other, cultural differences that emerge in class societies, both of which elements he particularly emphasises in this book. The central question that Professor Goody addresses here is why a differentiated 'haute cuisine' has not emerged in Africa, as it has in other parts of the world. His account of cooking in West Africa is followed by a survey of the culinary practices of the major Eurasian societies throughout history - ranging from Ancient Egypt, Imperial Rome and medieval China to early modern Europe - in which he relates the differences in food preparation and consumption emerging in these societies to differences in their socio-economic structures, specifically in modes of production and communication. He concludes with an examination of the world-wide rise of 'industrial food' and its impact on Third World societies, showing that the ability of the latter to resist cultural domination in food, as in other things, is related to the nature of their pre-existing socio-economic structures. The arguments presented here will interest all social scientists and historians concerned with cultural history and social theory.

Jack Sheppard

Jack Sheppard
Author: William Harrison Ainsworth
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 480
Release: 1839
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OXFORD:300150010
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Jack Sheppard Book Review:

A historical romance and a Newgate novel based on the real life of the 18th-century criminal Jack Sheppard.

Jack and Rick

Jack and Rick
Author: David McPhail
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2003-07
ISBN 10: 9780152048594
ISBN 13: 0152048596
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Jack and Rick Book Review:

Jack and Rick want to play together, but there's a river between them and they will have to work together to bridge it.

Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching

Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching
Author: Jack C. Richards,Jack Croft Richards,Theodore S. Rodgers
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2001-03-12
ISBN 10: 9780521008433
ISBN 13: 0521008433
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching Book Review:

In addition to the approaches and methods covered in the first edition, this edition includes new chapters, such as whole language, multiple intelligences, neurolinguistic programming, competency-based language teaching, co-operative language learning, content-based instruction, task-based language teaching, and The Post-Methods Era.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk
Author: John Cech,Robert Mackenzie
Publsiher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 1402730640
ISBN 13: 9781402730641
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Jack and the Beanstalk Book Review:

A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk where he uses his quick wits to outsmart an ogre and make his and his mother's fortune, in a retelling that includes historical notes on versions of the tale, other heroic stories, and alternate "ascension" tales.

Jack Kerouac's On the Road

Jack Kerouac's On the Road
Author: Harold Bloom
Publsiher: Infobase Publishing
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2004-01
ISBN 10: 0791075818
ISBN 13: 9780791075814
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Jack Kerouac's On the Road Book Review:

- Presents the most important 20th century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature - The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism - Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index - Introductory essay by Harold Bloom"

Rereading Jack London

Rereading Jack London
Author: Leonard Cassuto,Jeanne Campbell Reesman
Publsiher: Stanford University Press
Total Pages: 287
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 9780804735162
ISBN 13: 0804735166
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Rereading Jack London Book Review:

Jack London has long been recognized as one of the most colorful figures in American literature. He is America’s most widely translated author (into more than eighty languages), and although his works have been neglected until recently by academic critics in the United States, he is finally winning recognition as a major figure in American literary history. The breadth and depth of new critical study of London’s work in recent decades attest to his newfound respectability. London criticism has moved beyond a traditional concerns of realism and naturalism as well as beyond the timeworn biographical focus to engage such theoretical approaches as race, gender, class, post-structuralism, and new historicism. The range and intellectual energy of the essays collected here give the reader a new sense of London’s richness and variety, especially his treatment of diverse cultures. Having in the past focused more on London’s personal "world,” we are now afforded an opportunity to look more closely at his art and the numerous worlds it uncovers.

Southern Jack Tales

Southern Jack Tales
Author: Donald Davis
Publsiher: august house
Total Pages: 217
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 9780874835007
ISBN 13: 0874835003
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Southern Jack Tales Book Review:

A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including "The Time Jack Told a Big Tale," "The Time Jack Cured the Doctor," and "The Time Jack Stole the Cows."

Curse You, Jack Dalton!

Curse You, Jack Dalton!
Author: Wilbur Braun
Publsiher: Samuel French, Inc.
Total Pages: 50
Release: 1936
ISBN 10: 9780573628269
ISBN 13: 0573628262
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper
Author: John J. Eddleston
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2001-01-01
ISBN 10: 1576074145
ISBN 13: 9781576074145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Jack the Ripper Book Review:

A detailed and meticulously researched encyclopedia on all aspects of Jack the Ripper, one of the world's most famous, and mysterious, serial killers. * 450+ entries arranged around themes such as suspects, victims, police, myths, and errors * Verbatim accounts of eight important letters written at the times of the murders that may be genuine, or that other writers have claimed to be genuine * A timeline of the era of Jack the Ripper, beginning with a poisoning in 1887 and ending with the writing of the Littlechild letter in 1913 * 12 maps detailing the location of each murder * Numerous photographs including explicit postmortem photos of many of the victims attributed to Jack the Ripper

Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice

Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
Author: Jack Donnelly
Publsiher: Cornell University Press
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780801487767
ISBN 13: 0801487765
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice Book Review:

Praise for the first edition: "Every once in a while a book appears that treats the leading issues of a subject in such a clear and challenging manner that it becomes central to understanding that subject. Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice is just such a book.... Donnelly's interpretations are clear and argued with zest."--American Political Science Review "This wide-ranging book looks at all aspects of human rights, drawing upon political theory, sociology, and international relations as well as international law.... [Jack Donnelly] deals successfully with two of the principal challenges to the notion of the universality of human rights: the argument that some non-Western societies are not subject to Western norms, and the claim that economic development may require the sacrifice of some human rights."--Foreign Affairs In a thoroughly revised edition of Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice (more than half of the material is new), Jack Donnelly elaborates a theory of human rights, addresses arguments of cultural relativism, and explores the efficacy of bilateral and multilateral international action. Entirely new chapters address prominent post-Cold War issues including humanitarian intervention, democracy and human rights, "Asian values," group rights, and discrimination against sexual minorities.

The Odyssey of Jeremy Jack

The Odyssey of Jeremy Jack
Author: Mark Howard Medoff,Carleene Johnson
Publsiher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Total Pages: 39
Release: 1974
ISBN 10: 9780822208358
ISBN 13: 0822208350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Odyssey of Jeremy Jack Book Review:

THE STORY: Jeremy Jack, a turtle, is dissatisfied with his lot in life and has decided that his only hope is to rid himself of his shell. With the help of his friend Lou (a lizard), he begins an odyssey that leads him from Miles, Niles and Giles (t

How Emotions Work

How Emotions Work
Author: Jack Katz
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 407
Release: 2001-11
ISBN 10: 9780226426006
ISBN 13: 0226426009
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


How Emotions Work Book Review:

"The portrait that emerges is one in which people are much more sensually, intimately, and aesthetically bound up in the landscapes of their lives than previous scientific studies would suggest. In fact, Katz argues that emotions are most directly understood as transformations of the ongoing aesthetic foundations of the self."--BOOK JACKET.

Jack Hibberd

Jack Hibberd
Author: Paul McGillick,Jack Hibberd
Publsiher: Rodopi
Total Pages: 153
Release: 1988
ISBN 10: 9789051830033
ISBN 13: 9051830033
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Jack Hibberd Book Review:

Jack Hibberd is an Australian playwright and doctor. His career spans twenty years, beginning with the revival of indigenous Australian theatre in the late 1960's. His work is characterised by great comic invention and an on-going interest in exploring the form of theatre. This is evident in early plays like White With Wire Wheels (1967) and Dimboola (1969), his wedding play which is the most-produced Australian play ever and which has also received a number of overseas productions. A Stretch of the Imagination (1972) and A Toast to MeIba (1974) are also highly original, as is his adaptation of Gogol's The Overcoat(1978). For Hibberd, the theatre itself is a metaphor for life - best expressed in his monodramas, Mothballs (1981) and Lavender Bags (1983). Paul McGillick is theatre critic for The Australian Financial Review and a contributor to New Theatre Australia. He is also a playwright who has written plays and features for radio in particular. He has written extensively on the work of Jack Hibberd.

Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction

Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction
Author: Jack A. Goldstone
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 148
Release: 2014-02
ISBN 10: 0199858500
ISBN 13: 9780199858507
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction Book Review:

This volume places recent events in Iraq and Afghanistan to Tunisia and Egypt in historical context. It provides a history of revolutions and insurgencies, an introduction to the way social scientists think about the causes and outcomes of revolutions, and an explanation of their significance in historical and political change. Jack A. Goldstone begins with a brief history of revolutions and insurgencies, from the revolutions that brought democracy to Greek city-states and led to thefounding of Rome through the major peasant revolts of the Middle Ages in Europe and China, and the Independence revolts in the Americas. He also touches upon the insurgencies in Latin America (Zapatistas and FARC) and Asia (in Malaysia and the Philippines), whose failure is instructive in understanding why revolts succeed or fail. The book then discusses types of revolutions and their causes; the radical social revolutions in France, Russia, and China; the revolutions for independence in Indiaand Algeria; revolutions against dictators in Mexico, Cuba, and Iran; and the so-called color revolutions in Czechoslovakia, Ukraine, and Georgia. Goldstone considers some of the key revolutionary leaders of history where they came from, what inspired them, and how they changed their societies. A diverse range of popular groups have carried revolutions: peasants, miners, urban craftsmen, professionals, students, and mothers, all treated here. A chapter on insurgency and counter-insurgencycovers Iraq and Afghanistan. Finally, Goldstone grapples with the outcomes of revolutions: whether they are associated with the rise of freedom and democracy, devastating ideological dictatorships, or something inconclusive. He examines the historical legacies of revolutions, in the areas of freedom, economic growth, women's rights, and minority rights. Revolutions have succeeded enough to feed dreams of freedom, but failed often enough to prompt caution.