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Monument 14

Author : Emmy Laybourne
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 294 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2012
Category : Cliques (Sociology)
ISBN : 1536419702

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A strange weather phenomenon drives students into a superstore where fourteen kids take refuge while the world outside gets torn apart from a series of escalating disasters.


Author : Ian Graham
Publisher : Hachette UK
Page : 308 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2015-12-08
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780356506906

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Monument by Ian Graham Pdf

Ballas is a drunk and a vagrant. In his eyes there is only greed, and in his heart only bitterness. Such a man is not suited to legend, he is fit only for an unmarked grave. And there are people who seek to hasten his journey there. When a young priest saves him from a beating in the street, Ballas soon finds a way to pay him back - he steals from him. What Ballas chooses to take can easily be hidden under a cloak, but it is no trinket to be sold in the market for a bowl of soup. It is known as the Monument. And the power it contains will bring a god of chaos and destruction into the world. Now Ballas has that power . . . MONUMENT is a masterpiece of storytelling - a new classic of fantasy fiction, now in ebook for the first time. Find out more about this and other fantasy adventures at

To Abolish the Jackson Hole National Monument, Wyo

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands. Subcommittee on Public Lands
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 252 pages
File Size : 48,9 Mb
Release : 1948
Category : Grand Teton National Park (Wyo.)
ISBN : MINN:31951D03586777Z

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To Abolish the Jackson Hole National Monument, Wyo by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands. Subcommittee on Public Lands Pdf

Rainbow Bridge to Monument Valley

Author : Thomas J. Harvey
Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
Page : 212 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2013-07-29
Category : History
ISBN : 9780806150420

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Rainbow Bridge to Monument Valley by Thomas J. Harvey Pdf

The Colorado River Plateau is home to two of the best-known landscapes in the world: Rainbow Bridge in southern Utah and Monument Valley on the Utah-Arizona border. Twentieth-century popular culture made these places icons of the American West, and advertising continues to exploit their significance today. In Rainbow Bridge to Monument Valley, Thomas J. Harvey artfully tells how Navajos and Anglo-Americans created fabrics of meaning out of this stunning desert landscape, space that western novelist Zane Grey called “the storehouse of unlived years,” where a rugged, more authentic life beckoned. Harvey explores the different ways in which the two societies imbued the landscape with deep cultural significance. Navajos long ago incorporated Rainbow Bridge into the complex origin story that embodies their religion and worldview. In the early 1900s, archaeologists crossed paths with Grey in the Rainbow Bridge area. Grey, credited with making the modern western novel popular, sought freedom from the contemporary world and reimagined the landscape for his own purposes. In the process, Harvey shows, Grey erased most of the Navajo inhabitants. This view of the landscape culminated in filmmaker John Ford’s use of Monument Valley as the setting for his epic mid-twentieth-century Westerns. Harvey extends the story into the late twentieth century when environmentalists sought to set aside Rainbow Bridge as a symbolic remnant of nature untainted by modernization. Tourists continue to flock to Monument Valley and Rainbow Bridge, as they have for a century, but the landscapes are most familiar today because of their appearances in advertising. Monument Valley has been used to sell perfume, beer, and sport utility vehicles. Encompassing the history of the Navajo, archaeology, literature, film, environmentalism, and tourism, Rainbow Bridge to Monument Valley explores how these rock formations, Navajo sacred spaces still, have become embedded in the modern identity of the American West—and of the nation itself.

The Edible Monument

Author : Marcia Reed
Publisher : Getty Publications
Page : 192 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 2015-10-13
Category : Art
ISBN : 9781606064542

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The Edible Monument considers the elaborate architecture, sculpture, and floats made of food that were designed for court and civic celebrations in early modern Europe. These include popular festivals such as Carnival and the Italian Cuccagna. Like illuminations and fireworks, ephemeral artworks made of food were not well documented and were challenging to describe because they were perishable and thus quickly consumed or destroyed. In times before photography and cookbooks, there were neither literary models nor a repertoire of conventional images for how food and its preparation should be explained or depicted. Although made for consumption, food could also be a work of art, both as a special attraction and as an expression of power. Formal occasions and spontaneous celebrations drew communities together, while special foods and seasonal menus revived ancient legends, evoking memories and recalling shared histories, values, and tastes. Drawing on books, prints, and scrolls that document festival arts, elaborate banquets, and street feasts, the essays in this volume examine the mythic themes and personas employed to honor and celebrate rulers; the methods, materials, and wares used to prepare, depict, and serve food; and how foods such as sugar were transformed to express political goals or accomplishments. This book is published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Getty Research Institute from October 13, 2015, to March 23, 2016.

Moment to Monument

Author : Ladina Bezzola Lambert,Andrea Ochsner
Publisher : transcript Verlag
Page : 229 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 2015-07-31
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9783839409626

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Moment to Monument by Ladina Bezzola Lambert,Andrea Ochsner Pdf

Why do certain works of art make it into the canon while others just enjoy a brief moment of recognition, if at all? How do moments produce monuments, and why are monuments erased from our cultural memory in only a moment? - Taking into account these cultural processes of creating, storing, remembering and forgetting that are omnipresent and have an immense influence on how we perceive artefacts and cultural events, the articles in this collection analyze the phenomenon of cultural production, transmission and reception from various angles, drawing on approaches from both literary and cultural studies. With its transdisciplinary approach, this book uniquely responds to an everyday cultural phenomenon that so far has not received such wide-ranging attention.

Monument 14: Sky on Fire

Author : Emmy Laybourne
Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
Page : 226 pages
File Size : 47,6 Mb
Release : 2013-05-28
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781466836983

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Monument 14: Sky on Fire by Emmy Laybourne Pdf

Trapped in a superstore by a series of escalating disasters, including a monster hailstorm and terrifying chemical weapons spill, brothers Dean and Alex learned how to survive and worked together with twelve other kids to build a refuge from the chaos. But then strangers appeared, destroying their fragile peace, and bringing both fresh disaster and a glimmer of hope. Knowing that the chemical weapons saturating the air outside will turn him into a bloodthirsty rage monster, Dean decides to stay in the safety of the store with Astrid and some of the younger kids. But their sanctuary has already been breached once. . . . Meanwhile, Alex, determined to find their parents, heads out into the darkness and devastation with Niko and some others in a recently repaired school bus. If they can get to Denver International Airport, they might be evacuated to safety. But the outside world is even worse than they expected. . . . Monument 14: Sky on Fire is the second installment Emmy Laybourne's thrilling series.

Southwest Traveler - Parks and Monuments of New Mexico, Colorado and Utah

Author : Deborahann Smith
Publisher : American Traveler Press
Page : 52 pages
File Size : 50,7 Mb
Release : 1993-10-01
Category : Travel
ISBN : 1558381465

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Southwest Traveler - Parks and Monuments of New Mexico, Colorado and Utah by Deborahann Smith Pdf

Whether you live in the Southwest or plan to take a vacation here, you are amazed at the beauty of the parks and monuments in the area. No one takes them for granted. 32 locales await you. And if you're heading to Arizona, be sure to grab that book, too!

Tennessee Civil War Monuments

Author : Timothy S. Sedore
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Page : 471 pages
File Size : 48,6 Mb
Release : 2020-03-10
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9780253045614

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Tennessee Civil War Monuments by Timothy S. Sedore Pdf

“A superb guide to 400 statues, columns, reliefs, and other components of the state’s commemorative landscape.” —Gary W. Gallagher, author of The Union War Throughout Tennessee, Civil War monuments stand tall across the landscape, from Chattanooga to Memphis, and recall important events and figures within the Volunteer State’s military history. In Tennessee Civil War Monuments, Timothy S. Sedore reveals the state’s history-laden landscape through the lens of its many lasting monuments. War monuments have been cropping up since the beginning of the commemoration movement in 1863, and Tennessee is now home to four hundred memorials. Not only does Sedore provide commentary for every monument—its history and aesthetic panache—he also explores the relationships that Tennessee natives have with these historic landmarks. A detailed exploration of the monuments that enrich this Civil War landscape, Sedore’s Tennessee Civil War Monuments is a guide to Tennessee’s spirit and heritage.

Annual Report of the American Battle Monuments Commission

Author : American Battle Monuments Commission
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 108 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2024-04-19
Category : Electronic
ISBN : UOM:39015077944893

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Annual Report of the American Battle Monuments Commission by American Battle Monuments Commission Pdf