By Gregory Maguire
The long-anticipated sequel to the million-copy bestselling novel depraved Ten years after the booklet of depraved, loved novelist Gregory Maguire returns eventually to the land of oz.. There he introduces us to Liir, a teen boy final visible hiding within the shadows of the fort after Dorothy did within the Witch. Bruised, comatose, and left for useless in a gully, Liir is shattered in spirit in addition to in shape. yet he's tended on the Cloister of Saint Glinda by means of the silent beginner referred to as Candle, who wills him again to existence together with her musical presents. What darkish strength left Liir during this situation? Is he fairly Elphaba's son? He has her broom and her cape -- yet what of her powers? Can he locate his meant half-sister, Nor, final obvious within the forbidding legal, Southstairs? Can he satisfy the final needs of a loss of life princess? In an ounce that, because the Wizard's departure, is less than new and unsafe administration, can Liir maintain his head down lengthy adequate to develop up? For the numerous fanatics who've been dazzled and entranced via Maguire's ounces, Son of a Witch is the wealthy present they've got awaited goodbye.
By Edited by Andrew Hoskins, Edited by Anna Reading Edited by Joanne Garde-Hansen
What's electronic reminiscence? How are electronic applied sciences altering what we keep in mind and the way? files of the prior was dear and ponderous to maintain, and tough to entry. yet electronic media applied sciences offer reasonable information garage and simple info retrieval, with cellular networks permitting unparalleled worldwide accessibility and participation within the construction of stories. Save As… electronic Memories brings jointly top foreign students to deal with online memorials, running a blog, cell phones, social networking websites and the electronic archive. They specialize in topical matters such the "war on terror", cyberpunk, the Holocaust, electronic remixing and the digital museum. Trans-disciplinary and unique, the ebook will entice these attracted to how electronic media applied sciences form human reminiscence. supplying an obtainable and impressive advent to the topic of electronic reminiscence, every one essay exhibits how electronic applied sciences are altering human reminiscence discourses, practices and kinds, in addition to the way in which we conceptualise reminiscence itself.
By Janusz K. Kozłowski and Mary C. Stiner (editors)
This magazine is a three way partnership recommended through the yankee college of Prehistoric study on the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the Institute of Archaeology at Jagiellonian collage in Poland. the purpose of this magazine is to submit long web site studies with many illustrations and different data-based articles on elements of the palaeolithic and neolithic of Eurasia.
By Ted Allan and Sydney Gordon
Initially released within the early Fifties, The Scalpel, the Sword celebrates the turbulent profession of Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939), an excellent physician, campaigner opposed to inner most drugs, communist, and picture artist. Bethune belonged to that foreign contingent of people who well-known the specter of fascism on this planet and went out courageously to attempt to defeat it.Born in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Bethune brought cutting edge concepts in treating battlefield accidents and pioneered using blood transfusions to save lots of lives, which made him a legend first in Spain in the course of the civil conflict and later in China whilst he served with the armies of Mao Zedong of their struggle opposed to the invading jap. he's this present day remembered among the pantheon of chinese language innovative heroes.In Canada Bethune's powerful left-wing perspectives made him personality non grata, yet this hugely readable and interesting account has helped to maintain the reminiscence of a good guy.