A Book of the Beginnings Book

A Book of the Beginnings


  • Author : Gerald Massey
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-09-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602068308

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A Book of the Beginnings Excerpt :

After enjoying years as a popular journalist and poet, intellectual and freethinker Gerald Massey turned his vast studies in the field of Egyptology into A Book of the Beginnings, a bold statement that the origin of all civilization lays in ancient Egypt. His assertions, radical at the time-indeed, almost a century before the discovery of three-million-year-old human remains in Africa-resonate loudly today, when molecular biology is making corresponding discoveries alongside the still-raging creation-versus-evolution controversy. In Volume II, Massey intelligently argues an Egyptian origin for Biblical symbology, lexicography, and mythology. Here, he not only asks if the oldest Jewish and Christian axioms were really born on the banks of the Nile, he offers a stalwart and profound "Yes!" British author GERALD MASSEY (1828-1907) published works of poetry, spiritualism, Shakespearean criticism, and theology, but his best-known works are in the realm of Egyptology, including The Natural Genesis and Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World.

The Natural Genesis   Book

The Natural Genesis


  • Author : Gerald Massey
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-03-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602060845

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Egyptologist Gerald Massey challenged readers in A Book of the Beginnings to consider the argument that Egypt was the birthplace of civilization and that the widespread monotheistic vision of man and the metaphysical was, in fact, based on ancient Egyptian mythos. In The Natural Genesis, Massey delivers a sequel, delving deeper into his compelling polemic. In Volume I, he offers a more intellectual, fine-tuned analysis of the development of society out of Egypt. From the simplest signs (numbers, the cross) to the grandest archetypes (darkness, the mother figure), Massey carefully and confidently lays the cultural and psychosocial bricks of Evolutionism. British author GERALD MASSEY (1828-1907) published works of poetry, spiritualism, Shakespearean criticism, and theology, but his best-known works are in the realm of Egyptology, including A Book of the Beginnings and Ancient Egypt: The Light of the World.

The Book of Beginnings Book

The Book of Beginnings


  • Author : Henry M. Morris
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 749
  • ISBN 10 : 1935587781

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Lucy Book
Score: 5
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Lucy


  • Author : Donald Johanson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1990-09-15
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 430
  • ISBN 10 : 9780671724993

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Lucy Excerpt :

Johanson, the discoverer, in 1974, of "Lucy"--the oldest skelton of an erect-walking human yet found--reports the story of his internationally acclaimed find

The Book in Japan Book

The Book in Japan


  • Author : Peter Kornicki
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2000-12-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 526
  • ISBN 10 : 0824823370

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New in paperback. Of related interest: A History of Writing in Japan, by Christopher Seeley

Air and Rain Book

Air and Rain


  • Author : Robert Angus Smith
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1872
  • Genre: Air
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : WISC:89047398441

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Masseiana Volume Three Part One Book

Masseiana Volume Three Part One


  • Author : Jon Lange
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-04-16
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 558
  • ISBN 10 : 1717095828

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Masseiana Volume Three Part One Excerpt :

This is the first volume in Massey's duo-volumes typological trilogy in which he attempts to demonstrate the African genesis of the human race, and its apotheosis in the ancient civilisation of Egypt, with remnants of the diaspora to be found throughout the world, and recoverable through the study of types. Volume One concentrates on the British Isles. In this revised edition, the text has been tidied up, punctation improved for easier reading, spellings modernised, foreign words italicised, quotations checked against the original sources and corrected where necessary, titles and author names corrected, whilst still retaining the original pagination and Massey's footnotes. All referential and bibliographical notes have been moved to a separate volume. (See Volume 3, Part 2.) An important work like this has now, after long research and considerable labour, been given a new lease of life so that its light can shine once more yet with greater clarity.

The Beginnings of National Politics Book

The Beginnings of National Politics


  • Author : Jack N. Rakove
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 507
  • ISBN 10 : 1421430584

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The Beginnings of National Politics Excerpt :

He recreates a landscape littered with unfamiliar issues, intractable problems, unattractive choices, and partial solutions, all of which influenced congressional decisions on matters as prosaic as military logistics or as abstract as the definition of federalism.

Paradise Lost Book
Score: 4
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Paradise Lost


  • Author : John Milton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1750
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : KBNL:KBNL03000121084

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We Are Coming Home Book

We Are Coming Home


  • Author : Gerald T. Conaty
  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-03-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN 10 : 9781771990172

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In 1990, Gerald Conaty was hired as senior curator of ethnology at the Glenbow Museum, with the particular mandate of improving the museum’s relationship with Aboriginal communities. That same year, the Glenbow had taken its first tentative steps toward repatriation by returning sacred objects to First Nations’ peoples. These efforts drew harsh criticism from members of the provincial government. Was it not the museum’s primary legal, ethical, and fiduciary responsibility to ensure the physical preservation of its collections? Would the return of a sacred bundle to ceremonial use not alter and diminish its historical worth and its value to the larger society? Undaunted by such criticism, Conaty oversaw the return of more than fifty medicine bundles to Blackfoot and Cree communities between the years of 1990 and 2000, at which time the First Nations Sacred Ceremonial Objects Repatriation Act (FNSCORA)—still the only repatriation legislation in Canada—was passed. “Repatriation,” he wrote, “is a vital component in the creation of an equitable, diverse, and respectful society.” We Are Coming Home is the story of the highly complex process of repatriation as described by those intimately involved in the work, notably the Piikani, Siksika, and Kainai elders who provided essential oversight and guidance. We also hear from the Glenbow Museum’s president and CEO at the time and from an archaeologist then employed at the Provincial Museum of Alberta who provides an insider’s view of the drafting of FNSCORA. These accounts are framed by Conaty’s reflections on the impact of museums on First Nations, on the history and culture of the Niitsitapi, or Blackfoot, and on the path forward. With Conaty’s passing in August of 2013, this book is also a tribute to his enduring relationships with the Blackfoot, to his rich and exemplary career, and to his commitment to innovation and mindful museum practice.

Big Things Have Small Beginnings Book
Score: 5
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Big Things Have Small Beginnings


  • Author : Berry
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1949709329

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The Beginnings of Islamic Law Book

The Beginnings of Islamic Law


  • Author : Lena Salaymeh
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-14
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107133020

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The Beginnings of Islamic Law Excerpt :

This is a major and innovative contribution to our understanding of the historical unfolding of Islamic law. Scrutinizing its historical contexts, Salaymeh proposes that Islamic law is a continuous intermingling of innovation and tradition. The book's interdisciplinary approach provides accessible explanations and translations of complex materials and ideas.

The H D  Book Book
Score: 4
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The H D Book


  • Author : Robert Duncan
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 694
  • ISBN 10 : 9780520272620

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"What began in 1959 as a simple homage to the modernist poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) developed into an expansive and unique quest for a poetics that would fuel Duncan's great work into the 1960s and 1970s. A meditation on both the roots of modernism and its manifestation in the writings of H.D., Djuna Barnes, Ezra Pound, D.H. Lawrence, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Virginia Woolf, and many others, Duncan's wide-ranging work is especially notable for illuminating the role women played in creating literary modernism"--From publisher description.

The Beginning of Infinity Book
Score: 3
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The Beginning of Infinity


  • Author : David Deutsch
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2011-03-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141969695

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A bold and all-embracing exploration of the nature and progress of knowledge from one of today's great thinkers. Throughout history, mankind has struggled to understand life's mysteries, from the mundane to the seemingly miraculous. In this important new book, David Deutsch, an award-winning pioneer in the field of quantum computation, argues that explanations have a fundamental place in the universe. They have unlimited scope and power to cause change, and the quest to improve them is the basic regulating principle not only of science but of all successful human endeavor. This stream of ever improving explanations has infinite reach, according to Deutsch: we are subject only to the laws of physics, and they impose no upper boundary to what we can eventually understand, control, and achieve. In his previous book, The Fabric of Reality, Deutsch describe the four deepest strands of existing knowledge-the theories of evolution, quantum physics, knowledge, and computation-arguing jointly they reveal a unified fabric of reality. In this new book, he applies that worldview to a wide range of issues and unsolved problems, from creativity and free will to the origin and future of the human species. Filled with startling new conclusions about human choice, optimism, scientific explanation, and the evolution of culture, The Beginning of Infinity is a groundbreaking book that will become a classic of its kind.

Savage Beginnings Book

Savage Beginnings


  • Author : C Hallman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-07-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9798664861105

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It started with a single look... my obsession, my desire, and need to possess the sweet, and incredibly naive Elena Romero. Dark raven hair, and piercing green eyes. She would make a beautiful bride. Ten-millions dollars and a forced signature later and she was mine. Like a thief I came in the dead of night and stole her away from her protected castle and placed her in a gilded cage made of gold. The deal had been made.She would become my wife. She would bear my children. She would bend to my will. But most importantly, she would help me destroy the man she loved most. The man who took everything from me: her father. *This is a dark mafia romance that contains mature themes and graphic violence.. This is a complete standalone that ends with a happily ever after. 100,000+ words long. There is NO cheating either.**