The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic by Jeffrey H. Tigay

By Jeffrey H. Tigay

He Epic of Gilgamesh is likely one of the world's oldest identified epics-it predates Homer by means of numerous centuries and is well-known as seminal to the cultural historical past of the traditional close to East. Interpretation and decipherment of the tale of Gilgamesh--fragmentary and contradictory as its a number of editions are--has been a huge scholarly activity, spanning greater than a century...until Jeffrey Tigay teased out the epic's evolution. during this quantity, Tigay lines the advance of the composition of The Gilgamesh Epic over approximately millennia and during different languages within which it's been transmitted. the result's a examine either accomplished in breadth and ambitious in technique. the writer breaks from his scholarly predecessors in hoping on documented textual proof instead of on serious research and hypotheses. The great contribution represented via this learn has been said considering the fact that its first ebook in 1982. This reprint version once more makes Tigay's groundbreaking paintings on hand to humanists, historians of literature and faith, biblical and classical students, anthropologists, and folklorists. exact gains * goals to teach how The Gilgamesh Epic constructed from its earliest to its most up-to-date shape * Systematic, step by step monitoring of the stylistic, thematic, structural, and theological alterations within the Gilgamesh Epic * Relation of adjustments to components (geographical, political, spiritual, literary) which may have brought on them * makes an attempt to spot the resources (biographical, ancient, literary, folkloric) of the epic's issues, and to indicate what can have been meant via use of those subject matters * wide bibliography * Indices additionally available:The Epic of Gilgamesh: A fantasy Revisited - ISBN 0865165270The Epic of Gilgamesh - ISBN 0865163529For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the very best quality Latin and historic Greek books. From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles aid readers know about old Rome and Greece; the Latin and historic Greek languages are alive and good with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia and Kaegi's Greek Grammar. We additionally characteristic a line of latest jap ecu and WWII books. a few of the components we post in comprise: choices From The Aeneid Latin Grammar & Pronunciation Greek Grammar & Pronunciation Texts helping Wheelock's Latin Classical writer workbooks: Vergil, Ovid, Horace, Catullus, Cicero Vocabulary playing cards For AP choices: Vergil, Ovid, Catullus, Horace Greek Mythology Greek Lexicon Slovak tradition And background

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An Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species by Thomas Clarkson

By Thomas Clarkson

Because the topic of the next paintings has thankfully turn into of overdue a topick of dialog i will not commence the preface in a way extra passable to the sentiments of the benevolent reader than via giving an account of these humane and precious people who've endeavoured to attract upon it that proportion of the publick recognition which it has received.

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Wars Of Imperial Conquest In Africa, 1830-1914 by Bruce Vandervort

By Bruce Vandervort

This paintings investigates the social, fiscal and political impression of the eu colonial wars in Africa on either the victors and the vanquished. It examines the position of either the imperial powers and the African those who joined with or resisted them. studying the studies of england, France, Belgium, Germany, Portugal and Italy, it bargains a finished examine of the army strategies of conquest.; Adopting either indigenous and imperial views, the writer, explores how the old reminiscence of conquest and resistance has formed the evolution of a contemporary African identification. it's aimed toward scholars of imperial, commonwealth and armed forces background, in addition to African heritage.

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Migration and Regional Integration in West Africa: A by Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

By Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

This publication explores the approaches of migration and integration in the West African sub-region and finds subsisting offers and screw ups of the ECOWAS' rationale of transmuting the sub-region right into a unmarried socio-economic (and political) entity.

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Gender and Development in the Middle East and North Africa: by Nadereh Chamlou

By Nadereh Chamlou

Many years of funding and more desirable regulations have vastly elevated women's schooling and health and wellbeing and feature diminished their fertility fee. in spite of the fact that, the predicted payoffs in better employment and monetary progress haven't materialized. due to cultural and political limitations, just a 3rd of ladies are within the hard work strength - the bottom cost on this planet. destiny financial development needs to depend upon human assets instead of at the normal assets trusted some time past. ladies stay a tremendous, untapped reservoir of human power. Gender concerns were obvious as a peripheral drawback that resided in most cases in the realm of the social sectors. but gender is eventually additionally an fiscal factor. Gender and improvement within the heart East and North Africa acknowledges the complexity of gender matters, explores the reasons of gender inequality, and proposes an time table for swap. additionally integrated is a CD-ROM containing family survey information and a statistical appendix.

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Answering the Call: The Doctor Who Made Africa His Life: The by Ken Gire

By Ken Gire

[b]Revere existence, and provides yours away for the sake of serving others.[/b]

As a tender guy, Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness. His vast expertise and fortitude propelled him to a spot as one in all Europe’s most famed philosophers, theologians, and musicians within the early 20th century. but Schweitzer stunned his contemporaries by means of abandoning worldly luck and embarking on an epic trip into the wilds of French Equatorial Africa, vowing to function a lifelong healthcare professional to “the least of these” in a mysterious land rife with famine, disease, and superstition.[b]<b>[i]<b><b>

Enduring trouble, clash, and private struggles, he and his liked spouse, Hélène, turned French prisoners of struggle in the course of WWI, and Hélène later battled power health problems.

Ken Gire’s page-turning, novelesque narrative sheds new gentle on Schweitzer’s faith-in-action ethic and his dedication to honor God by way of celebrating the sacredness of all life.

The legacy of this 1952 Nobel Prize honoree endures within the thriving African health center group that begun in a humble poultry coop, within the hundreds of thousands who've drawn proposal from his instance, and within the problem that emanates from his lifestyles tale into our day.
Albert Schweitzer appeared destined for greatness—and he accomplished it by way of making his existence his maximum sermon to a global in determined desire of desire and therapeutic.

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Africa and the North: Between Globalization and by Ulf Engel, Gorm Rye Olsen

By Ulf Engel, Gorm Rye Olsen

A huge new dialogue of Africa's position within the foreign method. This quantity discusses Africa's position within the overseas method, interpreting the way the Westphalian process, in mild of the impression of globalization and transnational networks, maintains to play an important position within the structuring of Africa's overseas relations.The ebook presents a pretty good empirical research of key worldwide gamers in Africa - France, the united kingdom, the U.S., Japan, Germany, the ecu and the UN - and in their guidelines in the direction of the area. within the context of the 'war opposed to terrorism', African political balance turns into a attention of accelerating significance. through reading the relevance of the states within the North, this booklet demanding situations traditional knowledge in contemporary diplomacy considering. It applies the concept that of an 'international coverage neighborhood' to bridge the distance among the 'domestic' and the 'international', explaining why Africa keeps a task in international politics out of any percentage to its financial weight.

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Morocco That Was by Walter Harris

By Walter Harris

Till 1912 Morocco had by no means suffered overseas domination, and its mountainous inside used to be as closed to foreigners as Tibet. Walter Harris used to be the exception. He lived within the kingdom for greater than thirty-five years, and because the instances correspondant he saw each element of its lifestyles. He describes the unfettered Sultanate in all its darkish, melodramatic splendour. Harris was once an intimate of at the least 3 of the ruling Sultans and a guy able to befriending even his kidnapper. integrated during this quantity is his account of his so much audacious excursion. in simple terms 3 Christians had ever visited the walled urban of Sheshouan: one used to be poisoned, one got here for an hour disguised as a rabbi… the opposite used to be Walter Harris.

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Struggles in Southern Africa for Survival and Equality by H. Simons

By H. Simons

A desirable account which discusses the indigenous peoples on the Cape on the time of the Dutch colonisers' arrival via to the years of apartheid. This contains the colonial conquest of Zambia increasing upon the position performed via enterprise capital and the calls for of producing capitalism within the colonisation of enormous components of Africa. where of girls in either colonial settler society and indigenous society can also be handled. via all of the chapters runs the thread of the lives of the typical humans, and the way their interactions are circumscribed by way of social stipulations.

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