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The interleaved historical essay is the best to date in English and serves well as background to the volume as a whole.
You'll be "making a difference, one piece of debris at a time," as Hansen put it in a historical essay she wrote for the upcoming 25th anniversary of the first cleanup.
WEST BOYLSTON - The winners of the West Boylston historical essay contest went into Boston recently to receive a proclamation declaring March 7, 2008 West Boylston Day in Massachusetts .
Ewers" is a magnificent color-print illustrated collection of cultural and historical essay studies by famed Ethnologist Emeritus and former director of the Smithsonian, John C.
Pruneau presented awards for the school's historical essay competition.
The title of Warren Boucher's exemplary historical essay, 'Montaigne's Legacy', a study of patronage and the commemorative value of books as commissioned objects, points up nonetheless a weakness in the volume: the dearth of material on Montaigne's reception in seventeenth-century philosophy, and in particular by Descartes and Pascal, and indeed on the publishing history of the Essais after 1595.
Proposing an "eco-cultural materialism" as his interpretive focus, Markley's insightful study proceeds to employ a wide range of primary texts as diverse as Peter Heylyn's Microcosmos: Or, A Little Description of the Great World (1621) and John Webbs's An Historical Essay Endeavoring a Probability That the Language of the Empire of China is the Primitive Language (1669) toward rediscovering in English literary culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries a complex relationship with the economies, languages, philosophies, and belief systems of China, Japan, Southeast Asia, and the South Seas.
There's also fine fiction and poetry, an historical essay on the now-defunct Montreal Expos, memories of Don Larsen's fifty-year-old World Series perfecto, book reviews, and the hilarious All-Grifters team, a roster like no other.
A historical essay by Peter Mesenholler places the period of time and photos in perspective, providing both a critical analysis of Sherman's work and this collection, and lending important background to the portraits.
In a rich historical essay, Jurgen Moltmann traces modern kenotics to 19th-century German Lutheran theologians who interpreted this passage as God's voluntary self-limiting act in the Incarnation.
Murder Most Foul is imaginative and thought-provoking, even if it can feel so sweeping as to appear more akin to a historical essay.

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