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Landed Estates and Rural Inequality in English History

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Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319748696
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Based on a detailed investigation of local sources, this book examines the history of the landed estate system in England since the mid-seventeenth century. Over recent centuries England was increasingly occupied by landed estates run by locally dominant and nationally influential owners. Historically, newcomers adopted the behaviour of existing landowners, all of whom presided over a relatively impoverished mass of rural inhabitants. Preferences for privacy and fine views led landowners to demolish or remove some whole villages. Alongside extensive landscape remodelling, rights-of-way were often privatised, imposing a cost on the economy. Social and environmental implications of the landed system as a whole are discussed and particular attention is paid to the nineteenth-century investment of industrial profits in estates. Why was the system so attractive and how was it perpetuated? Matters of poverty and inequality have always been of perennial interest to scholars of many persuasions and to the educated public; with this important book surveying environmental concerns in addition.

The Medical Pioneers of Nineteenth Century Lancaster

The Medical Pioneers of Nineteenth Century Lancaster Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Quenton Wessels
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Modern medicine in England as we know it today is chiefly the product of the scientific developments of the nineteenth century. These advances included improved sanitation, the acceptance of the germ theory of disease as a result of the emergence of microbiology, and the advent of painless and routine surgical procedures. How then did medicine evolve in Lancaster during the nineteenth century? The focus here is the history of medicine in Lancaster and a community of practice amongst a few medical professionals who shaped Lancaster’s medical landscape. The reader will be introduced to these remarkable medical men and their names will gradually become familiar. Many of these individuals were second and even third generation surgeons and physicians. Background to these pioneers, as well as their successes and failures, is sketched within the context of Lancaster’s socio-economic environment and growth as an industrial town. This volume also marks the main medical events in Lancaster, including the establishment of a Dispensary, which evolved into the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, the Public Health movement and the rise of the Asylums.

Discovering Creativity

Discovering Creativity Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stanley S. Gryskiewicz
Editor: Center for Creative Leadership
ISBN: 9780912879734
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The conference proceedings contain the following papers: "Hard Organizational Development" (Anthony); "Positive Impact of Humor in the Workplace or TQM (Total Quality Mirth) in Organizations" (Collier); "Introducing the Integrated Programme for the Creative Training of Leaders" (Diaz-Carrera); "Vision of Quality versus the Quality Vision" (Green); "Flying High" (Musselwhite); "COMM=Unity" (Rose); "Seven Levels of Change Model" (Smith); "Creative Community Development" (Chwedorowicz); "Managing Diversity in Communication and Problem Solving with Effective Levels of Abstraction" (Murdock); "Entrepreneurs" (Rosenfeld et al.); "Learnings from Selection" (Tassoul); "Fire This Time" (Barnes); "Creating Breakthroughs in Organizations" (Collier); "Process Explorations with Cyberquest" (Dickey, DiDomizio); "Hypermedia System for Discovery and Innovation Support" (Dickey et al.); "Teaching Creativity by Distance Learning Methods" (Jones); "Change as a Creative Catalyst" (Miguez); "Learning to Create Shared Vision" (Musselwhite, De Ciantis); "'What I Tell Two Times Is True'" (Cimino); "Touchstone" (De Ciantis); "Art and Discipline of Debriefing" (Lunken); "Leadership Development Theory and a Model for Intervention in the Development of Leaders" (Palus, Drath); "Risk-taking and Innovation Performance" (Prather); "Work Environment Differences between High Creativity and Low Creativity Projects" (Amabile et al.); "Discovering the Unseen Leader" (Burkhart, Horth); "Introducing a Creativity Improvement Program for the Federal Express I.S. Organization" (Couger et al.);"Creativity in Project Work" (Ekvall); "MBTI [Myers-Briggs Type Indicator] and KAI [Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory] Bias on Creativity Courses" (Henry); "Inquiry into Cross-cultural Creativity Training" (Isaksen, Dorval); "Dynamic Nature of Creative Problem Solving" (Isaksen et al.); "Profiling Creativity" (Isaksen, Puccio); "New Insights into Different Styles of Creativity" (Jones); "Managing Creative People at Work" (McWhinney); "World of Ideas" (Morgan); "Bridging Theory and Practice" (Murdock et al.); "Critical Thinking" (Novelli, Taylor); "Creating Together" (Possne); "Relationship between the KAI and the MBTI Creativity Index" (Taylor); "Creativity East and West" (Wonder); "Creativity Research at the Delft Institute of Technology" (Buijs, Nauta); "On Becoming a Facilitator" (Buijs, Nauta); "Innovation in the U.S. Military" (Clauson); "Creating an Innovation Course in a Large Corporation" (Jimenez); "Promoting Targeted Innovation in Japan through R&D [Research and Development] Division Liaison between Different Industries" (Kurebayashi); "Developing Creativity in Japanese Companies" (Nakazono); and "Innovative and Creative Change" (Tanner). (KC)

Finding the Mother Tree

Finding the Mother Tree Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Suzanne Simard
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 073523776X
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A world-leading expert shares her amazing story of discovering the communication that exists between trees, and shares her own story of family and grief. Suzanne Simard is a pioneer on the frontier of plant communication and intelligence; she’s been compared to Rachel Carson, hailed as a scientist who conveys complex, technical ideas in a way that is dazzling and profound. Her work has influenced filmmakers (the Tree of Souls in James Cameron’s Avatar), and her TED talks have been viewed by more than 10 million people worldwide. Now, in her first book, Simard brings us into her world, the intimate world of the trees, in which she brilliantly illuminates the fascinating and vital truths—that trees are not simply the source of timber or pulp but are a complicated, interdependent circle of life; that forests are social, cooperative creatures connected through underground networks by which trees communicate their vitality and vulnerabilities with communal lives not that different from our own. Simard describes up close—in revealing and accessible ways—how trees, living side by side for hundreds of years, have evolved; how they perceive one another, learn and adapt their behaviors, recognize neighbors, and remember the past; how they have agency about their future; how they elicit warnings and mount defenses, compete and cooperate with one another with sophistication: characteristics previously ascribed to human intelligence, traits that are the essence of civil societies. And, at the center of it all, the Mother Trees: the mysterious, powerful forces that connect and sustain the others that surround them.Simard, born and raised in the rain forests of British Columbia, spent her days as a child cataloging the trees from the forest; she came to love and respect them and embarked on a journey of discovery and struggle. Her powerful story is one of love and loss, of observation and change, of risk and reward. And it is a testament to how deeply human scientific inquiry exists beyond data and technology: it’s about understanding who we are and our place in the world. In her book, as in her groundbreaking research, Simard proves the true connectedness of the Mother Tree to the forest, nurturing it in the profound ways that families and humansocieties nurture one another, and how these inseparable bonds enable all our survival.

Land Rover Discovery Maintenance and Upgrades Manual, Series 1 and 2

Land Rover Discovery Maintenance and Upgrades Manual, Series 1 and 2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ralph Hosier
Editor: Crowood
ISBN: 1847978274
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Land Rover Discovery Maintenance and Upgrades Manual, Series 1 and 2 by Ralph Hosier Summary

Based on real-life experiences and written by expert authors, the books in the Maintenance and Upgrades series from Crowood will help owners develop the workshop skills needed for the maintenance and repair of their cars, and give guidance on possibilities for improvements and upgrades to performance. With step-by-step instructions and safety information throughout, this book is a valuable technical resource for owners of the Land Rover Discovery, Series 1 and 2. Illustrated with over 300 photographs, the book covers sourcing parts and tools; common problems and solutions, covering all engine types, including Rover V8 and diesel engines; service and repair; improvements for wheels and tyres and detailed specifications. This valuable technical guide for owners of the Land Rover Discovery, Series 1 and 2 will be of particular interest to home and professional mechanics and Land Rover enthusiasts, specialists and owners' clubs. Illustrated with over 300 colour photographs.

Insiders' Guide® to Houston

Insiders' Guide® to Houston Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laura Nathan-Garner
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762790644
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Insiders' Guide® to Houston by Laura Nathan-Garner Summary

For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Written by locals and true insiders, each guide is packed with useful tips on places to stay, restaurants, events, attractions, fun thnigs to do with the kids, nightlife, recreation, shopping, local history, and much more--as well as a comprehensive appendix called "Living Here" that offers information on real estate, education, health care, and more.

Discovering Seattle Parks

Discovering Seattle Parks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Linnea Westerlind
Editor: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1680510029
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Discovering Seattle Parks by Linnea Westerlind Summary

Linnea Westerlind has visited each of Seattle’s 426 city parks, an effort which she documented on her blog,—making her the absolutely perfect person to guide you to just the right park for your picnic, an outing with the kids, family reunion, or simply a fun new place to explore. Discovering Seattle’s Parks is based on Westerlind’s blog, but for this new guidebook she has revisited and further researched every single park she describes, and now includes even more detailed information and descriptions. Organized by neighborhood, such as Downtown, Queen Anne, or Northeast Seattle, the guide features full-color photos throughout and simple, illustrated maps for the largest parks with more complex trail systems. Each park’s listing includes: • Icons for key features—playgrounds, viewpoints, waterfront spots, hidden parks, and dog parks • Public transportation and parking directions • Details on the park’s history • Highlights such as public art, water features, cycling paths, and more • Color photographs that capture the park’s essence Discovering Seattle’s Parks will keep families, walkers, dog-lovers, and kids of all ages busy with year-round exploration and fun!

Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management

Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ana Fred,Ana Salgado,David Aveiro,Jan Dietz,Jorge Bernardino,Joaquim Filipe
Editor: Springer Nature
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Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management by Ana Fred,Ana Salgado,David Aveiro,Jan Dietz,Jorge Bernardino,Joaquim Filipe Summary

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, IC3K 2018, held in Seville, Spain, in September 2018. The 12 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 167 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on knowledge discovery and information retrieval; knowledge engineering and ontology development; and knowledge management and information sharing.

100 Walks in Yorkshire

100 Walks in Yorkshire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan J Smith
Editor: Crowood
ISBN: 1847979106
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100 Walks in Yorkshire by Jonathan J Smith Summary

Yorkshire is a walker's paradise. This collection of 100 walks of up to 12 miles covers West Riding and The Dales and will help you explore the best of this beautiful and diverse county. The Crowood Walking Guides include; detailed and accurate route descriptions; full-colour mapping which is sourced from the Ordnance Survey; where to park and places to eat and drink and interesting sights to see along the way. Illustrated with 92 colour route maps and one regional map.

Drug Discovery from Natural Products

Drug Discovery from Natural Products Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Olga Genilloud,Francisca Vicente
Editor: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 184973495X
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This book offers an integrated review of the most recent trends in natural products drug discovery and key lead candidates that are outstanding for their chemistry and biology as a starting point in novel drug development. The authors focus on different trends that are and will continue to be impacting multiples stages of modern drug discovery from NPs that have not been included in other works. This is complemented with a series of case studies from leading experts from industry and academia on key molecules and derivatives that have been chosen for their novelty in chemistry, biology and clinical applications. The book intends to reflect the current confluence of different disciplines in chemical biology and synthetic chemistry supported by a more profound knowledge of systems biology that ensures the concurrency and synergisms of expertise from different research fields that impact in the discovery of novel molecules. In the first section the chapters reflect recent approaches to exploit the biosynthetic potential of microbial resources (including genome mining, metagenomic and epigenetic approaches), as well as biosynthetic chemistry tools to respond to product supply and novel screening alternatives that have lead to the discovery of novel chemistry. The second part reviews, in the form of case studies, some examples of bioactive molecules in the important therapeutic areas of antiinfectives, oncology and antiparasitics.


DISCOVERY Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Doug Holmes
Editor: Douglas Holmes
ISBN: 0648550613
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DISCOVERY by Doug Holmes Summary

THE CHRONICLES OF THERA SERIAL The story, and world, of The Chronicles of Thera, is far too vast to fit into the standard two to three set of novels with a total count of some 300,000 words. This epic fantasy/science fiction serial consisting of 12 Episodes with a total word count of over 1.4 million words. Except Episode Two, which has three serial parts, each Episode will comprise of 2 parts; because this is a serial, they will need to be read in numerical order. When fourteen-year-old Deron Walson was told by his father, they were going for a trip to the beach he had no idea of the changes that were to occur in his life. An incredible journey of adventure awaits three interlocked lives. A story that spreads from the age of innocence and a futile attempt to save life as they know it; to the awakening of latent powers, over a generation, needed in defeating the hordes of enemies out to destroy them and all they stand for. This serial follows the destinies of Deron, Makel and Warmold as they grow from fourteen-year-old boys to battle-weary men; discovering eons-old secrets and solving magical mysteries of their world along the way. They discover lots of new lands, strange people, wars and vicious destruction of apocalyptic proportions. Their view of his world, a world they never really knew, changes through tragedies, death, romance, magic, warfare and incredible discoveries, culminating in them leading the fight, against all the odds, for the very survival of the planet. EPISODE ONE: DISCOVERY PART ONE: Delllea. In the first part, we follow Deron as he makes friends, starts work at an ancientology dig. Along the way, he finds romance, deaths and changes the history of his land. Part one ends with him on the verge of an incredible breakthrough. PART TWO: Four Tribal Lands. Warmold, a 14-year-old warrior, lives on one of the four tribal lands, with his family from Ausgard. They are one of a group of four warring tribes from the lands of Ausgard, Vangard, Astrogard, and Ulther who are living in a hard-won temporary peace. That peace will be shattered, however, when the chief from Ulther, along with his Sharman, has designs on conquering the entire land. It follows the hard life of Warmold, son of one of the chiefs as he too makes discoveries but at a much higher personal cost. Introduced in this part are two main antagonists Kukular and Behal.

Tent Work in Palestine: A Record of Discovery and Adventure

Tent Work in Palestine: A Record of Discovery and Adventure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. R. Conder
Editor: Good Press
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Tent Work in Palestine: A Record of Discovery and Adventure by C. R. Conder Summary

"Tent Work in Palestine: A Record of Discovery and Adventure" by C. R. Conder. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

A Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language

A Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language Pdf/ePub eBook Author: T.J. Carty
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135955859
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A Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language by T.J. Carty Summary

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Anti-Inflammatory Drug Discovery

Anti-Inflammatory Drug Discovery Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeremy I. Levin,Stefan Laufer
Editor: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 1849735344
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Anti-Inflammatory Drug Discovery by Jeremy I. Levin,Stefan Laufer Summary

Anti-Inflammatory Drug Discovery provides a comprehensive review of recent medicinal chemistry approaches to a variety of important therapeutic targets and provides a key reference for those interested in the prosecution of modern drug discovery programs directed at anti-inflammatory mechanisms of action. The editors, with extensive experience in this field, have selected key thought-leaders who will bring their experience to the medicinal chemistry literature for each target, ranging from components of the arachadonic acid cascade, to kinases, GPCRs, sphingolipids and others, to summarize its background biology and detail new insights, major advances and issues related to bringing new anti-inflammatory therapies to market. Consisting of five main sections key targets covered will include the AA Cascade: mPGES1, cPLA2, Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase, CRTH2; Kinases: P38/PDE4, MAPKAP Kinase 2 (MK2), Syk Kinase Inhibitors, Jak Kinases, IKK , Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase; GPCRs: CCR1, CCR2 Antagonists, CB2 Agonists; Sphingolipids: S1P1 Receptor Agonists, Sphingosine Lyase and Sphingosine Kinase 1 and a final miscellaneous section that looks at Non-Steroidal Dissociated Glucocorticoid Receptor Agonists. The book will be essential reading for pharmacologists, medicinal chemists and pharmaceutical scientists working in industry and academia.

Discovering the Civil War in Florida

Discovering the Civil War in Florida Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Taylor
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1561647497
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A chronicle of Civil War activity in Florida, both land and sea maneuvers. For each engagement the author includes excerpts from official government reports by officers on both sides of the battle lines. Also a guide to Civil War sites you can visit. Includes photos and maps. Sites include: Fort Pickens, Natural Bridge Battlefield State Historic Site, Fort Clinch State Park, Olustee Battlefield, Suwannee River State Park, Castillo de San Marcos, Bronson-Mulholland House, Cedar Key Island Hotel, Gamble Plantation, Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins State Historic Site, Fort Zachary Taylor State Historic Site, Fort Jefferson State Historic Site.

Macrocycles in Drug Discovery

Macrocycles in Drug Discovery Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeremy Levin
Editor: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 1782623116
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Macrocycles in Drug Discovery by Jeremy Levin Summary

This book reviews macrocycles in drug discovery, both those of natural origin and semi-synthetic derivatives of natural products, and those designed and synthesized based on principles of medicinal chemistry. The medicinal chemistry of macrocyclic natural products is interesting in itself, but lessons learned from these compounds, in terms of the relationship between structure and desirable physicochemical properties, are now informing the design of fully synthetic macrocyclic drug candidates against a variety of targets including kinases, ATPases, proteases, GPCRs and others. Furthermore, as more non-classical drug targets, such as protein–protein interactions, are pursued in the pharmaceutical industry, macrocyclic molecules are generating increasing interest as they offer a way to provide drug–protein interactions that cover a larger surface area than traditional small molecules. A variety of macrocycles have become important drugs or have been identified as leads to marketed drugs. This text will discuss these compounds, their pharmacology and synthesis, in the context of their broad chemotype as compounds composed of large rings. Providing a wide reaching review of this important area in a single volume, this book will be of interest to biochemists, pharmaceutical scientists and medicinal chemists working in industry or academia.

The Houstorian Dictionary

The Houstorian Dictionary Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Glassman
Editor: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625855826
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Houston is an innovative city informed by a diverse and eclectic past that is ever-present in its customs, expressions and dreams, even though most Houstonians don’t realize it. Represented by landmarks, dishes and events, the culture of America’s fourth-largest city is celebrated in the literature, movies, songs and memorable quotations credited to its vibrant citizenry. The Houstorian Dictionary is a guide for natives and newcomers alike. Each entry leads into the next to create a tapestry of the Bayou City’s past and present. Discover that story and visit the places where it all happened. Meet the innovators, heroes, hucksters and misfit tinkerers who share the unique Houston DNA. The Houstorian, James Glassman, reveals valuable insights that make this a handy reference as well as an entertaining read.

Lyde Green Roman Villa, Emersons Green, South Gloucestershire

Lyde Green Roman Villa, Emersons Green, South Gloucestershire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Matthew S. Hobson,Richard Newman
Editor: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1803270470
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Lyde Green Roman Villa, Emersons Green, South Gloucestershire by Matthew S. Hobson,Richard Newman Summary

The Roman villa at Lyde Green was excavated between mid-2012 and mid-2013 along with its surroundings and antecedent settlement. The results of the stratigraphic analysis are given here, along with specialist reports on the human remains, pottery (including thin sections), ceramic building material, small finds, coinage and iron-working waste.

The Boundless Sea

The Boundless Sea Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Abulafia
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141972092
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The Boundless Sea by David Abulafia Summary

WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE 2020 A SUNDAY TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, THE TIMES AND BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR For most of human history, the seas and oceans have been the main means of long-distance trade and communication between peoples - for the spread of ideas and religion as well as commerce. This book traces the history of human movement and interaction around and across the world's greatest bodies of water, charting our relationship with the oceans from the time of the first voyagers. David Abulafia begins with the earliest of seafaring societies - the Polynesians of the Pacific, the possessors of intuitive navigational skills long before the invention of the compass, who by the first century were trading between their far-flung islands. By the seventh century, trading routes stretched from the coasts of Arabia and Africa to southern China and Japan, bringing together the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific and linking half the world through the international spice trade. In the Atlantic, centuries before the little kingdom of Portugal carved out its powerful, seaborne empire, many peoples sought new lands across the sea - the Bretons, the Frisians and, most notably, the Vikings, now known to be the first Europeans to reach North America. As Portuguese supremacy dwindled in the late sixteenth century, the Spanish, the Dutch and then the British each successively ruled the waves. Following merchants, explorers, pirates, cartographers and travellers in their quests for spices, gold, ivory, slaves, lands for settlement and knowledge of what lay beyond, Abulafia has created an extraordinary narrative of humanity and the oceans. From the earliest forays of peoples in hand-hewn canoes through uncharted waters to the routes now taken daily by supertankers in their thousands, The Boundless Sea shows how maritime networks came to form a continuum of interaction and interconnection across the globe: 90 per cent of global trade is still conducted by sea. This is history of the grandest scale and scope, and from a bracingly different perspective - not, as in most global histories, from the land, but from the boundless seas.

The Book of Songs

The Book of Songs Pdf/ePub eBook Author: The Arthur Waley Estate,Arthur Waley
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135651477
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The Book of Songs by The Arthur Waley Estate,Arthur Waley Summary

First published in 1937. The Book of Songs is a collection of ancient Chinese songs, dating from 800 to 600 B.C. Until this was published in 1937 it had not been translated into English since the middle of nineteenth century, when sinology was still in its infancy. For the first time the original meaning of 290 out of the 305 songs is given, use being made of the advances in the study of old Chinese. The result is not merely a clear picture of early Chinese life, but also the restoration to its proper place in world literature of one of the finest collection of traditional songs.