The Battle of the Books

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ISBN: 9781409225935
Release Date: 1908
Number of pages: 312
Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: Lulu.com

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The Battle of the Books

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ISBN: 0801481996
Release Date: 1994
Number of pages: 428
Author: Joseph M. Levine
Publisher: Cornell University Press

Download and read online The Battle of the Books in PDF and EPUB Joseph M. Levine provides a witty and erudite account of one of the most celebrated chapters in English cultural history, the acrimonious quarrel between the "ancients" and the "moderns" which Jonathan Swift dubbed "the Battle of the Books." The dispute that amused and excited the English world of letters from 1690 until the 1730s was, Levine shows, an installment in the long-standing debate about the relationship of classical learning to modern life.


The Battle of the Books

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ISBN: 9781775417880
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Number of pages: 216
Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: The Floating Press

Download and read online The Battle of the Books in PDF and EPUB "This discourse, as it is unquestionably of the same author, so it seems to have been written about the same time, with 'The Tale of a Tub;' I mean the year 1697, when the famous dispute was on foot about ancient and modern learning. The controversy took its rise from an essay of Sir William Temple's upon that subject. At length, there appearing no end of the quarrel, our author tells us that the books in St. James's Library, looking upon themselves as parties principally concerned, took up the controversy, and came to a decisive battle." So begins Jonathan Swift's satire, The Battle of the Books, which tells of a great battle between the books in the King's Library. The name of his satire came be used in reference the the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns.


The battle of the books

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ISBN: 9781613109472
Release Date: 1923
Number of pages: 435
Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: Library of Alexandria

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Battle of the Books

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ISBN: 0393310701
Release Date: 1993
Number of pages: 157
Author: James Atlas
Publisher: W. W. Norton

Download and read online Battle of the Books in PDF and EPUB Does it matter which books college students read? Indeed it does, contends the author. Atlas presents a trenchant assessment of America at its educational crossroads, and asserts that whatr in shaping Buyer's Choice


The Battle of the Books

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ISBN: 9788893159531
Release Date: 2015-10-06
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Author: Jonathan Swift
Publisher: Jonathan Swift

Download and read online The Battle of the Books in PDF and EPUB In ancient times, as story tells, The saints would often leave their cells, And stroll about, but hide their quality, To try good people’s hospitality. It happened on a winter night, As authors of the legend write, Two brother hermits, saints by trade, Taking their tour in masquerade, Disguised in tattered habits, went To a small village down in Kent; Where, in the strollers’ canting strain, They begged from door to door in vain; Tried every tone might pity win, But not a soul would let them in.


A tale of a tub

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ISBN: UCSC:32106005784704
Release Date: 1909
Number of pages: 325
Author: Jonathan Swift
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Battle of the Books

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ISBN: 0810821516
Release Date: 1989
Number of pages: 385
Author: Lee Burress
Publisher: Scarecrow Press

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The Battle of the Books

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ISBN: OCLC:681804311
Release Date: 2008
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Jennifer Murdley s Toad

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ISBN: 9780547540962
Release Date: 2015-03-17
Number of pages: 176
Author: Bruce Coville
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Jennifer Murdley s Toad in PDF and EPUB Jennifer Murdley, a homely fifth-grader who would give anything to be beautiful, accidentally stumbles into a magic shop and purchases a very ugly toad. The toad, it turns out, can talk and ends up getting Jennifer into the worst trouble of her life. This madcap, head-spinning adventure is also a thought-provoking story about the nature of true beauty.


The Battle of Kursk

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ISBN: UOM:39015047708584
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 472
Author: David M. Glantz
Publisher:

Download and read online The Battle of Kursk in PDF and EPUB Gain an in-depth understanding of the largest tank engagement in history that led to staggering losses during WW II. Access to newly released Soviet material adds detail to this legendary conflict, reconstructing combat and tactical maneuvers. 45 photos. 32 maps.


The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction

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ISBN: 081956527X
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 295
Author: Justine Larbalestier
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

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Last of the Amazons

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ISBN: 9780553897715
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Number of pages: 416
Author: Steven Pressfield
Publisher: Bantam

Download and read online Last of the Amazons in PDF and EPUB BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Steven Pressfield's The Profession. The author of the international bestsellers Gates of Fire and Tides of War delivers his most gripping and imaginative novel of the ancient world–a stunning epic of love and war that breathes life into the grand myth of the ferocious female warrior culture of the Amazons. Steven Pressfield has gained a passionate worldwide following for his magnificent novels of ancient Greece, Gates of Fire and Tides of War. In Last of the Amazons, Pressfield has surpassed himself, re-creating a vanished world in a brilliant novel that will delight his loyal readers and bring legions more to his singular and powerful restoration of the past. In the time before Homer, the legendary Theseus, King of Athens (an actual historical figure), set sail on a journey that brought him into the land of tal Kyrte, the “free people,” a nation of proud female warriors whom the Greeks called “Amazons.” The Amazons, bound to each other as lovers as well as fighters, distrusted the Greeks, with their boastful talk of “civilization.” So when the great war queen Antiope fell in love with Theseus and fled with the Greeks, the mighty Amazon nation rose up in rage. Last of the Amazons is not merely a masterful tale of war and revenge. Pressfield has created a cast of extraordinarily vivid characters, from the unforgettable Selene, whose surrender to the Greeks does nothing to tame her; to her lover, Damon, an Athenian warrior who grows to cherish the wild Amazon ways; to the narrator, Bones, a young girl from a noble family who was nursed by Selene from birth and secretly taught the Amazon way; to the great Theseus, the tragic king; and to Antiope, the noble queen who betrayed tal Kyrte for the love of Theseus. With astounding immediacy and extraordinary attention to military detail, Pressfield transports readers into the heat and terror of war. Equally impressive is his creation of the Amazon nation, its people, its rituals and myths, its greatness and savagery. Last of the Amazons is thrilling on every page, an epic tale of the clash between wildness and civilization, patriotism and love, man and woman.


The Battle of Bretton Woods

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ISBN: 9780691149097
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 449
Author: Benn Steil
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Download and read online The Battle of Bretton Woods in PDF and EPUB Reveals how the blueprint for the post-World War II economic order was actually drawn.