A vivid and evocative collection of eyewitness accounts, diaries, reportage and scraps of memory from men, women and children who lived through the dark days of World War II. Lavishly illustrated with newspaper pictures and personal photos, the book shows what life was like for millions of ordinary people throughout the war--men and women in the services, those who stayed at home, children billeted with strangers in the country and of course the spirit and suffering of the Blitz. It brilliantly captures the sights, smells, sounds and voices of the country at war sixty years ago.
First published in 1739, The Scots Magazine is the world’s most widely-read Scottish interest title, which has evolved into a colourful, authoritative, thought-provoking monthly periodical with many thousands of readers worldwide. It’s a blend of in-depth articles and shorter pieces about Scotland past, present and future. The country and its culture are well represented, reflecting the many facets of the nation: the people, outdoors, events, music, wildlife and history.
The history of the United States is in crucial respects the history of a developing country, not only in its transition from agriculture and commercial colonies to an industrial nation, but in modern times and the foreseeable future as well. These seven essays are primarily concerned with the U.S. as a developing country in the early twentieth century, undergoing stages of development from competitive capitalism to corporate capitalism, and from industrial to "postindustrial" society.
This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through their continued interactions with their own culture back home, in the host country, in similar diaspora elsewhere, and with the various "new" cultures of the receiving country. This collection focuses on two broad political and social contexts: the established Latino communities in urban settings in North America and newer Latin American communities in Europe and the Middle East.
Canada's History features beautifully illustrated, factual, well-written articles on every aspect of Canada's past and how it’s shaped today. Six times a year, the magazine tells the ongoing story of this country and its industrious and spirited people. Rediscover Canada with stories that surprise and entertain you.
The English Village has been designed and produced according to the standards suggested in the framework of the Chilean Educational Reform, with the main objective of providing students of 5th Basic a tool that this cognitive development contribute your personal formation, and with academic, recreational, and future work, and that, moreover, contribute to the acquisition of knowledge of the culture of his country and of English-speaking countries. The materials presented in this book are intended to develop the four language skills within the thematic framework for the level selected.
History of Ukraine: The Land and Its Peoples, 2nd, Revised Edition
First published in 1996, A History of Ukraine quickly became the authoritative account of the evolution of Europe's second largest country. In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Paul Robert Magocsi examines recent developments in the country's history and uses new scholarship in order to expand our conception of the Ukrainian historical narrative.