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Julius Caesar: A Life by Antony Kamm

By Antony Kamm

This can be a clean account of Julius Caesar - the bright flesh presser and fascinating determine who turned sole ruler of the Roman Empire.

Julius Caesar examines key figures corresponding to Marius, Sulla, Cicero, Mark Antony, Gaius Octavius (emperor Augustus), Calpurnia and Cleopatra, in addition to the unnamed warriors who fought for and opposed to him, and politicians who supported and adversarial him.

Including new translations from classical assets, Antony Kamm units Caesar’s lifestyles opposed to the historic, political and social heritage of the days and addresses key issues:

* Did Caesar damage the Republic?
* What was once the legality of his place and the ethical justifications of his actions
* How stable a common used to be he?
* What was once his dating with Cleopatra?
* Why was once he assassinated?
* What occurred next?

This is Caesar – the lavish spender, the army strategist, a substantial orator and old author, and doubtless the main influential determine of his time - in all his historic glory.

Students of Rome and its figures will locate this a charming, eye-opening addition to their direction analyzing.

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The Quest for Corvo: An Experiment in Biography by A. J. A. Symons

By A. J. A. Symons

A.J.A. Symons’s lifestyles is modified perpetually while his pal Millard, a broker in infrequent books, lends him an outdated tome and a stack of manuscript letters. The ebook is Hadrian the 7th (1904), the paintings of 1 “Fr. Rolfe”; it's a great and peculiar delusion, within which a downtrodden English author is in the future all of sudden elected Pope. The letters inform of the ultimate days of Rolfe (alias Baron Corvo) in Venice – penniless, homeless, and ravenous – and set out in lurid aspect the depths of his sexual depravity. forced to benefit extra approximately Rolfe and know how a guy who may well write a masterpiece like Hadrian the 7th may possibly finish up demise in squalor in Italy, Symons units out on his ‘Quest for Corvo’, tracing Rolfe’s kin, associates, and enemies, and piecing jointly from their debts the lifetime of this enigmatic genius. What emerges is an exhilarating page-turner, as compelling and mysterious as a detective novel, and as we stick with Symons’s quest and notice the usually humorous, frequently heartbreaking evidence of the lifetime of the eccentric Baron, we make the acquaintance of now not one, yet attention-grabbing males: Rolfe and his biographer.

Subtitled ‘an scan in biography’, Symons’s ebook is still one of many maximum biographies ever written and a permanent paintings of twentieth-century English literature. This first-ever electronic version makes Symons’s best paintings to be had to a brand new iteration of readers and joins numerous of Corvo’s works, additionally on hand from Valancourt Books.

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Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life by Caroline Moorehead

By Caroline Moorehead

Title note: replacement name Martha Gellhorn: A lifestyles
Publish yr note: First released September twenty fifth 2003
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The first significant biography of mythical struggle correspondent Martha Gellhorn casts "a vibrant highlight on probably the most undercelebrated ladies of the twentieth century" (Entertainment Weekly)

Martha Gellhorn's heroic occupation as a reporter introduced her to front traces of almost each major overseas clash among the Spanish Civil struggle and the tip of the chilly conflict; her wartime dispatches rank probably the greatest of the century. From her start in St. Louis in 1908 to her loss of life in London in 1998, the tall, glamorous blonde gone through Africa, Cuba, Panama, and many of the nice towns of Europe. She made pals easily-among them Eleanor Roosevelt, Leonard Bernstein, and H. G. Wells-but happiness frequently eluded her regardless of her specialist luck: either one of her marriages ended badly, the 1st, to Ernest Hemingway, dramatically and publicly so.

Drawn from huge interviews and particular entry to Gellhorn's papers and correspondence, this seminal biography spans part the globe and nearly a whole century to supply a thrilling, intimate portrait of 1 of the defining girls of our instances.

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Ascidians in Coastal Water: A Comprehensive Inventory of by H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi

By H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi

This publication addresses the desires and beginner taxonomists near to ascidians in Asia. this can be the 1st publication of its variety and contours colour illustrations performed by way of the authors in Asia. This ebook presents a short review of ascidians as well as either the taxonomy and distribution of ascidians alongside India’s southern coast. It additionally opens a brand new area for marine researchers within the box of ascidians in Asia. This booklet is the end result of the authors’ 15 years of study adventure within the box of ascidians, making it very useful for researchers, coastal planners, port experts and the right kind administration of coastal thermal vegetation and atomic energy plants.

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Reactive Oxygen Species and Oxidative Damage in Plants Under by Dharmendra K. Gupta, José M. Palma, Francisco J. Corpas

By Dharmendra K. Gupta, José M. Palma, Francisco J. Corpas

This ebook presents exact and complete info on oxidative harm brought on by stresses in crops with especial connection with the metabolism of reactive oxygen species (ROS).

In crops, as in all cardio organisms, ROS are universal by-products shaped via the inevitable leakage of electrons onto O2 from the electron shipping actions positioned in chloroplasts, mitochondria, peroxisomes and in plasma membranes or due to a number of metabolic pathways restrained in several mobile loci. Environmental stresses similar to warmth, chilly, drought, salinity, heavy-metal toxicity, ozone and ultraviolet radiation in addition to pathogens/contagion assault result in more desirable iteration of ROS in vegetation because of disruption of mobile homeostasis. ROS play a twin function in crops; at low concentrations they act as signaling molecules that facilitate a number of responses in plant cells, together with these promoted by way of biotic and abiotic brokers. In divergence, at excessive degrees they reason harm to mobile parts triggering oxidative tension. In both case, small antioxidant molecules and enzymes modulate the motion of those ambivalent species.

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Introduction to Horse Biology by Zoe Davies

By Zoe Davies

Many scholars have just a restricted wisdom of biology ahead of beginning quite a few equine classes, from BHS levels to nationwide certificates and degree and HND/degree. creation to Horse Biology presents all of the info scholars of equine matters require, quite these with no GCSE or a degree in biology.

This e-book may be beneficial to all scholars of equine topics together with First degree, nationwide degree, nationwide certificates, better nationwide degree and better nationwide certificates and all scholars learning for BHS or different equine similar examinations. it's also excellent for severe horse proprietors trying to find a greater realizing of horses and the way they function.

The Author

Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine technological know-how, a expert equine nutritionist, writer and exterior examiner for larger schooling classes. She has mammoth event in equine administration and training.

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Biologically Active Substances of Protozoa by N.N. Sukhareva-Buell

By N.N. Sukhareva-Buell

The look for new manufacturers of biologically energetic elements (BAS) opposed to human and animal illnesses is still a massive activity in biology and drugs. Experimental paintings has to be performed good earlier than desire since it takes a normal of ten years to strengthen a brand new drugs, in addition to time beyond regulation to place it out there. research of the Protozoa types a distinct department of biology - protozoology. the normal fields of protozoology are taxonomy, phylogeny, morphology, cytology, evolution, ecology and host parasite-interactions. The Protozoa is the single taxon one of the microscopic organisms, which has no longer been over and over studied as a resource of BAS. This ebook then is the results of the study at the undertaking: "Biologically energetic ingredients of the Mastigophora (Flagellates)". The study used to be conducted on the Laboratory of Antibiotics, division of Microbiology, organic college of Moscow kingdom college. Articles of different authors at the subject were regarded as the $64000 a part of this reference publication. The aim of the reference ebook is to clarify medical techniques, which result in acquiring biologically energetic ingredients from cultures of protozoa; the publication stories the historic history in reference to modern improvement of the sector. N.N. Sukhareva ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The examine used to be played in fruitful cooperation with my learn affiliates (V. Urinyuk, T. Titiova, L. Udalova, R. Zeleneva, V. Brusovanik, M. Zaretskaya), postgraduate scholars (N. Kalenik, M. Chuenkova, V. Vasilevskaya, V. Khorokhorina), my colleagues at Moscow kingdom college (Yu. Kozlov and I.

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Look Back to Get Ahead: Life Lessons from History's Heroes by Michael Anthony Jackson

By Michael Anthony Jackson

In 2001, whereas mountain climbing the treacherous K2 within the Himalayas, outdoorsman and on-line entrepreneur Jackson rescued his injured advisor by means of wearing him to safeguard for 5 days below quite harmful stipulations. This life-changing incident prompted Jackson, founding father of Europe's greatest on-line save of out of doors items, to put in writing a advisor to attaining own good fortune. He appears again at a few of these he considers "history's heroes" to find what features enabled them to rework the realm, together with Alexander the good, Genghis Khan, Hannibal, William the Conqueror, and Queen Elizabeth the first.

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Model Systems to Study the Excretory Function of Higher by Victoria V. Roshchina

By Victoria V. Roshchina

The secretory job of crops is a manifestation of the basic estate of all residing organisms: the power to switch components and effort with the surroundings. This booklet summarizes today’s wisdom of all such secretory actions of upper crops. It both considers the mobile facets, intratissular and exterior secretion, fuel excretion and the excretion of drugs lower than severe stipulations in addition to the organic results of plant excreta. the 1st version of the booklet was once released in Russian in Moscow in 1989 (Nauka Publishing House), then the English greater version – in Heidelberg-Berlin 1993 (Springer-Verlag).

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Dear Maeve by Maeve Binchy

By Maeve Binchy

Dear Maeve is a set of Maeve Binchy's articles from The Irish Times.

Professor Anthony Clare on expensive Maeve:

How do you inform an individual that they've tucked their skirts into their knickers? if you right your spouse whilst she says "commodium" rather than "condominium"? What for those who do in case your see your son-in- legislations nuzzling a lady, now not your daughter, at a close-by lunch table?

Maeve takes a sophisticated look on the functional difficulties that confront us all—when, if ever, to place an aged relative in a nursing domestic, the right way to steer clear of a Christmas argument that lasts a whole new 12 months, simply what to do for and say to a pal who's approximately to die.

Behind the plain ordinariness, the ethereal grace and the fluent type lies actual wisdom.

ALL ROYALTIES FROM THIS booklet visit THE ARTHRITIS origin of eire

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