Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to by Randy Duncan,Matthew Smith

By Randy Duncan,Matthew Smith

This booklet explores how the heroes and villains of renowned comedian books—and the creators of those icons of our culture—reflect the yank adventure out of which they sprang, and the way they've got completed relevance by way of adapting to, and maybe influencing, the evolving American character.

• contains contributions from 70 specialist participants and best students within the box, with many of the entries written via well known comedian ebook creators themselves

• offers sidebars inside of every one access that reach readers' realizing of the subject

• bargains "Essential Works" and "Further analyzing" recommendations

• incorporates a finished bibliography

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Crime Writers: A Research Guide (Author Research Series) by Elizabeth Haynes

By Elizabeth Haynes

Crime Writers: A examine Guide is an easy-to-use release pad for studying extra approximately crime fiction authors, together with those that write conventional secret novels, suspense novels, and thrillers with crime parts. Emphasizing the simplest and preferred writers, the e-book covers nearly 50 modern authors, plus a couple of classics like Agatha Christie.

Each access offers a quick citation that offers a few indication of writing sort; a biographical comic strip; lists of significant works and awards; and learn resources, together with web content, biographies, feedback, and learn courses. There also are read-alikes for chosen authors. Of certain word is the inclusion of web sites and different on-line assets, equivalent to blogs and social networking websites, that are frequently ignored in author-reference resources. The ebook additionally offers an summary of the style and subgenres, a timeline, and a accomplished bibliography. a fantastic source for style stories and literature sessions, this consultant can also be valuable to readers' advisors, e-book membership leaders, scholars, and style fans.

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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: Methods and Applications (1-Off by Henry M. Levin,Patrick J. McEwan

By Henry M. Levin,Patrick J. McEwan

This Second Edition of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis maintains to supply the most up-tp-date, step by step consultant to making plans and imposing a price research study.

Henry M. Levin and Patrick J. McEwan use special and sundry examples from experiences and articles, starting from schooling to public healthiness, to introduce the foundations and perform of cost-effectiveness research. The authors take account of either the prices and the results of choosing choices, and recommend tools of minimizing the prices of study. New to this variation: accelerated assurance of rate effectiveness from different types of strategy to use, to tips to interpret the information; the newest info on rate advantages research and the way to narrate it to consequence measures; in-depth chapter-end routines to let readers to sharpen their skill to guage coverage concepts and software effectiveness; suggestions appendix for readers to guage their responses to routines; complete bibliography of methodological resources on price research and academic settings grouped by means of category.

This thorough quantity primes the reader to accommodate any assessment state of affairs via learning reasonably priced research with regards to cost-benefit research, cost-utility research, and cost-feasibility analysis.

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The Lamassu and The Cherubim. Two Hybrid Genii.: How did the by Samson N'Taadjèl KAGMATCHÉ

By Samson N'Taadjèl KAGMATCHÉ

Are Biblical Cherubim just like the lamassus, these human-headed bulls or lions of the traditional close to East? Are they prefer the winged infants of Renaissance paintings? right here, interpretations and iconographical representations are discovered. a few students appear to assimilate the Biblical Cherubim to the lamassus, whereas others reflect on Cherubim easily as winged obese infants. Why the Renaissance artwork did represented the Cherubim in winged infants form?
The goal of this examine can also be to appreciate the character and different capabilities of biblical cherubim throughout the Christian culture and the works of the Church Fathers.
What Judaism (Talmud and Midrash) says in regards to the cherubim? the writer additionally examines a few apocryphal texts or writings in this cherubim factor, and different representations of cherubim from the artwork of the Renaissance.
However, within the Bible there isn't just one form of cherub yet numerous with diversified capabilities. If the Renaissance artists represented biblical Cherubim in winged infants, for the reason that in their idea which was once in line with exact information specifically: the apocryphal texts, the writings of the Church Fathers, and Judaism (the Sukkah, the Hagigah, the Yoma and the Talmud).

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The SAGE Handbook of Historical Theory by Nancy Partner,Sarah R I Foot

By Nancy Partner,Sarah R I Foot

The SAGE guide of historic idea introduces the rules of contemporary ancient concept and the functions of concept to an entire diversity of sub-fields of historic learn, bringing the reader as modern as attainable with carrying on with debates and present advancements. The booklet is split into 3 key elements, overlaying: - half I. Foundations: The Theoretical Grounds for wisdom of the earlier - half II. purposes: Theory-Intensive parts in historical past - half III. Coda. Post-Postmodernism: instructions and Interrogations. this significant guide brings jointly, in a single quantity, discussions of modernity, empiricism, deconstruction, narrative and postmodernity within the carrying on with evolution of the ancient self-discipline into our post-postmodern period. Chapters are written by means of best lecturers from world wide and canopy a wide range of specialised components of the self-discipline, together with social historical past, highbrow background, gender, reminiscence, psychoanalysis and cultural background. The impression of significant thinkers comparable to Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault and Hayden White is absolutely tested. This instruction manual is a necessary source for working towards historians, and scholars of heritage, and should attract students in comparable disciplines within the social sciences and arts who search a more in-depth figuring out of the theoretical foundations of history.

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La Cathédrale d'Autun et ses mystères (French Edition) by Daniel Minard

By Daniel Minard

Construite en Bourgogne au XIIe siècle, l. a. cathédrale Saint-Lazare d’Autun proceed d’intriguer. Ainsi, remark interpréter son orientation inhabituelle ? remark décrypter l. a. légende de saint Emiland et expliquer l’oubli de saint Révérien par l’histoire ? Qui peut bien être Gislebertus à qui l’on attribue le plus souvent l. a. réalisation du tympan du Jugement dernier ?

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