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Genre: College graduates
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Release: 1999
File: 10 Pages
ISBN-13: UIUC:30112041292639

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Public religious practice lay at the heart of civic society in late medieval Europe. In this illuminating study, Andrew Brown draws on the rich and previously little-researched archives of Bruges, one of medieval Europe's wealthiest and most important towns, to explore the role of religion and ceremony in urban society. The author situates the religious practices of citizens - their investment in the liturgy, commemorative services, guilds and charity - within the contexts of Bruges' highly diversified society and of the changes and crises the town experienced. Focusing on the religious processions and festivities sponsored by the municipal government, the author challenges much current thinking on, for example, the nature of 'civic religion'. Re-evaluating the ceremonial links between Bruges and its rulers, he questions whether rulers could dominate the urban landscape by religious or ceremonial means, and offers new insight into the interplay between ritual and power of relevance throughout medieval Europe.

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Genre: History
Author: Andrew Brown
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2011-03-10
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781139494748

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Genre: English literature
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Release: 1882
File: Pages
ISBN-13: NYPL:33433081853115

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Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony, the most important novel of the Native American Renaissance, is among the most most widely taught and studied novels in higher education today. In it, Silko recounts a young man's search for consolation in his tribe's history and traditions, and his resulting voyage of self-discovery and discovery of the world. The fourteen essays in this casebook include a variety of theoretical approaches and provide readers with crucial information, especially on Native American beliefs, that will enhance their understanding and appreciation of this contemporary classic. The collection also includes two interviews with Silko in which she explains the importance of the oral tradition and storytelling, along with autobiographical basis of the novel.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Allan Chavkin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2002-01-24
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9780199726745

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Genre: English literature
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Release: 1882
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UIUC:30112039621310

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Genre: United States
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Release: 1987
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UIUC:30112047645558

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This is an invaluable study guide for learning Chinese characters. More than a simple update, 250 Essential Chinese Characters Volume 2 offers 250 more characters in the extremely useful learning format that learners and teachers alike continue to praise. Following in the footsteps of Volume 1, it includes everything that today's learners and teachers want: tips for Chinese language mastery throughout; special exercises in AP-exam format; progressive review sections; and several indexes. Master each character's radical, stroke count and meaning. Grow in proficiency by learning compound words. Example sentences show how to use them in context. Review activities reinforce your leaning progress. Helpful writing guides and practice grids for every character. After studying this book together with its companion, 250 Essential Chinese Characters, Volume 1, you'll have learned 500 of the most important characters in Chinese, and thousands of words in which they appear. Whether you're new to Chinese or coming back for review, each of these 250 characters offers you ways to learn Chinese and improve your abilities to read Chinese and write Chinese.

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Philip Yungkin Lee
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Release: 2013-02-26
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781462911936

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Author: Alexander Spiers
Publisher:
Release: 1851
File: 620 Pages
ISBN-13: BAB:1005382238

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Shows how Charles V used music and ritual to reinforce his image and status as the most important and powerful sovereign in Europe.

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Genre: Music
Author: Mary Tiffany Ferer
Publisher: Boydell Press
Release: 2012
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781843836995

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Author: William Shakespeare
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Release: 1790
File: Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000006543266

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