Category : History
Editor : PublicAffairs
ISBN : 9781541701229
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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A bold new history of the discovery of King Tut and the seismic impact it left on modern society. When it was discovered in 1922, in an Egypt newly independent of the British Empire, the 3,300-year-old tomb of Tutankhamun sent shockwaves around the world. The boy-king became a household name overnight and kickstarted an international obsession that continues to this day. From pop culture and politics to tourism and the heritage industry, it’s impossible to imagine the past century without the discovery of Tutankhamun – yet so much of the story remains untold. In Treasured, Christina Riggs weaves compelling historical analysis with tales of lives touched, or changed forever, by an encounter with the boy-king. Who remembers that Jacqueline Kennedy first welcomed the young pharaoh to America? That a Tutankhamun revival in the 1960s helped save the ancient temples of Egyptian Nubia? Or that the British Museum’s landmark Tutankhamun exhibition in 1972 remains its most successful ever? But not everything about ‘King Tut’ glitters: tours of his treasures in the 1970s were linked to Big Oil, his mummified remains have been exploited in the name of science, and accounts of his tomb’s discovery exclude Egyptian archaeologists. Treasured offers a bold new history of the young pharaoh who has as much to tell us about our world as his own.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Page Publishing Inc
ISBN : 9781645443858
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 176
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Love tries to find lodging in Annie Lundquist's heart when she least expects it, and it's with Jason Phillips, the estranged twin of her deceased fiancé. What are the odds that she will fall for the handsome twin that appears out of nowhere in her quaint mountain shop? And what are the odds that Jason, the land developer, will fall for the woman owning property he is on a mission to purchase? In his shadow are family secrets that follow him to Evergreen Park. The pair's union is fraught with high-altitude adventures that compete with the sizzle of their blossoming romance. Will Annie and Jason recognize the love that is brewing between them? At stake is Annie's prime piece of property in the Colorado Rockies, her mother's priceless antique jewelry, and her heart.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101647240
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 32
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The inspiring true story of demonstrators standing up for the love of a library, from a New York Times bestselling illustrator In January 2011, in a moment that captured the hearts of people all over the world, thousands of Egypt's students, library workers, and demonstrators surrounded the great Library of Alexandria and joined hands, forming a human chain to protect the building. They chanted "We love you, Egypt!" as they stood together for the freedom the library represented. Illustrated with Susan L. Roth's stunning collages, this amazing true story demonstrates how the love of books and libraries can unite a country, even in the midst of turmoil.

Category : Fiction
Editor : MIRA
ISBN : 9781459294028
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 400
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The Carlton family saga continues in this fan-favorite story of learning how to fall in love again by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods. Despite the wealth and power of his remarkable family, Ben Carlton stayed hidden away in rural Virginia with only his artistic talent and his troubled memories for company. But when he met beautiful gallery owner Kathleen Dugan at the urging of his matchmaking aunt Destiny, his wounded heart began to open—yet he couldn't completely forget the tragedies of his past. Vivacious, driven Kathleen was intrigued not only by Ben's paintings, but also by the handsome, mysterious man who created them. Were Ben's wounds too deep for Kathleen to mend…or did Destiny create another perfect match?

Category : Fiction
Editor : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9781476741116
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 416
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Love is in the cards for a young Scottish heiress in the first book of a delicious new trilogy of historical romances, Secrets of the Loch, from New York Times bestselling author Candace Camp. A family legend of hidden treasure mingles with the mist over the shores of Loch Baille… But it’s not the cache of gold dating back to Culloden that Jack Kensington claims when he arrives in the Highlands; it’s the house he won in a London card game from a luckless Scotsman. Stunned to learn that her wastrel brother wagered their family estate, Isobel Rose must find a way to save her home and the people she loves…even if it means accepting a loveless marriage. Or perhaps not so loveless? Isobel unlocks the secrets of desire in the arms of the mysterious and handsome Englishman, but a series of “accidents” makes her fear that she will soon be a widow instead of a wife. As their hunt for lost riches turns into the search for a killer, Isobel fights her attraction to the man who stole her birthright…but can Jack convince Isobel that he can provide a home for her heart, and a love to treasure?

Category : Archaeologists
Editor :
ISBN : WISC:89064674468
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 204
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"From the book cover: "Hattie S. Cosgrove was a hardware store heiress who came to the West in 1907. In the Southwest corner of New mexico she fell in love with the vast and wild Gila River country and soon discovered the ruins and traces of the long-vanished Mimbres Indians. . .She developed precise and scientific methods for recording her excavations and her careful work led to a career as an archaeologist for Harvard University. Hattie's work in the Southwest and her hauntingly beautiful drawing of Mimbres black-on-white bowls are a remarkable legacy of a vanished culture and an extraordinary woman, archaeologist and artist." Profusely illustrated."--Amazon.

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ISBN : UCAL:$B265013
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 430
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Category : Fiction
Editor : Aspect
ISBN : 9780446534055
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 480
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Flush from their narrow victory over the horrific Vlagh, Longbow and his companions are drawn to a pastoral territory in south Dhrall, confident that they will thwart the next assault by their inhuman foe. But on the border of the Wasteland, the Vlagh is breeding a monstrous new army of venomous bat-bugs and armored spiders. These grotesque legions threaten to overwhelm the allies, who are further shocked by a prophecy delivered by the Dreamers: an invasion by a new, second army. A force of armed acolytes approaches to plunder this unspoiled land in a global holy war. Now farmers and hunters, soldiers and madmen, mortals and gods-all charge to a battle that will decide the fate of the world.

Category : Psychology
Editor : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 9780199329274
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 200
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While most people find it relatively easy to manage their possessions, some find it extremely difficult. If you have a problem resisting the urge to acquire and you find your home cluttered and filled to capacity with items many people would find useless and unnecessary, you may suffer from a condition known as hoarding disorder. Hoarding is a behavioral problem consisting of clutter, difficulty discarding items, and excessive buying or acquiring. Hoarding is often associated with significant reduction in quality of life, and in extreme cases, it can pose serious health risks. If you or a loved one has hoarding disorder, this book can help. This fully updated Second Edition of Buried in Treasures outlines a scientifically based, effective program for helping those with hoarding disorder dig their way out of the clutter and chaos of their homes. Written by scientists and practitioners who are leaders in studying and treating hoarding disorder, this book outlines a program of skill-building, learning to think about possessions in a different way, and gradual challenges to help people manage their clutter and their lives. It also provides useful information for family and friends of people who hoard, as they struggle to understand and help. Discover the reasons for your problems with acquiring, saving, and hoarding, and learn new ways of thinking about your possessions so you can decide what you really need and what you can do without. Learn to identify the "bad guys" that cause and maintain your hoarding behavior and meet the "good guys" who can help motivate you and put you on the path to change. Useful self-assessments will help you determine the severity of your problem. Training exercises, case examples, organizing tips, and motivation boosters help change the way you think and behave toward your possessions. This book provides easy-to-understand strategies and techniques that anyone can use.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Abrams Appleseed
ISBN : 1419722042
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 32
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When a girl receives a beautiful porcelain box from her grandmother, she immediately wants something special to put inside it. But what could it be? What does she love best? She loves jumping in puddles on rainy days, blowing bubbles in the park, and watching her little sister s first steps. As it turns out, life s most precious treasures cannot be contained in a box! With a gentle message about the immateriality of happiness, this story reminds us to take pleasure in everyday moments. The book is beautifully packaged with a sparkly die-cut star on the cover, and flaps throughout reveal hidden surprises. "