Spaceship is directing to Mars with a man on board. A knife, 100 credits and no possibility to return back to Earth – that is all what he has. Gambler, cop, fighter, reporter and all these with prefix «ex» - that is Bruce Gordon. With him you will face a lot of blood and violence… but that is not the main theme of the book. Have you ever dreamed about terraforming of Mars? Now you have this chance with science fiction novel! Real man, captivating, fast-changing plot… all that will not let you put the book down till you read it to the end!
Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion is written by one of the founders of studying Greek religion and mythology Jane Ellen Harrison. In this research she makes a careful study of the festivities of ancient Greek religion with the goal to find out the roots and fundamentals of rituals and them being present in the classical religion and literature. The preface of this famous book states that J. G. Frazer has made a great contribution to her research and influenced as well the works of many other researches of religion. Our contemporary academics who examines ancient myths or rituals can say the same words about Jane Harrison. Her thoughts set in the Prolegomena have not lost their importance and innovation.
The story of Angela Murray and her sister Virginia follows the life of Angela, a light-skinned African American woman. She tries to enter a world of white people to escape the racism, even by changing her name, until she understands that crossing the racial barrier is not enough for her to realize her full potential. An American editor, poet, essayist of the first half of the 20th century, Jessie Redmond Fauset, focuses on a problem of color and privilege, without setting aside other aspects of the story, such as relationship between the two sisters and gender identity. A thoughtful, elegantly written book.
Plunkitt of Tammany Hall that was published in 1905 for the first time gives an insight to the political life with all its necessary elements. The book is recognized as exceptionally valuable for students as it introduces it to the conflicts, corruption, debates and controversy in the political life. The work also includes nine original documents with the help of which it is possible to imagine the complete pattern.
This is a classical book written by Lewis Foreman Day, revised and explained by Amor Fenn. The book is intended for readers wishing to gain skills in using patterns, prints, and textiles in architectural design. The information provided in the book is really valuable. It also includes more than 270 illustrations (among them 272 black-and-white pictures and 2 color pictures) which are examples of Japanese, Persian and Arabian architecture from ancient times to the modern world.