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Funny books

Dead Funny, Telling Jokes in Hitler’s Germany

In Nazi Germany, telling jokes about Hitler could get you killed Hitler and Göring are standing on top of the Berlin radio tower. Hitler says he wants to do something to put a smile on the Berliners’ faces. Göring says, “Why don’t you jump?” When a woman told this joke in Germany in 1943, she…

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Sports books

Looking Back, A History of Sports in Oconee County, As Derived from Old Volumes of the Keowee Courier

From the first baseball game in the 1870s until the last issue of the Keowee Courier was published on March 27, 2019, the Courier faithfully reported sports events in Oconee County on a weekly basis. This book, the 11th in the “Looking Back – A Journey Through the Pages of the Keowee Courier” series, contains…

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Scientific books

The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art;

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of…

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Funny books

Not Too Funny: Just Funny Enough

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of…

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Novels

Models of Value, Eighteenth-century Political Economy and the Novel

James Thompson examines the concept of value as it came to be understood in eighteenth-century England through two emerging and divergent discourses: political economy and the novel. By looking at the relationship between these two developing forms–one having to do with finance, the other with romance–Thompson demonstrates how value came to have such different meaning…

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Travel books

Handbuch für Zeitreisende, Von den Dinosauriern bis zum Fall der Mauer

Wollten Sie schon immer mal nachsehen, warum die Dinosaurier ausgestorben sind – und dabei möglichst selbst am Leben bleiben? Von England nach Dänemark laufen, ohne nasse Füße zu bekommen? Zusehen, wie Stonehenge erbaut wird? – Mit diesem Reiseführer kann nichts mehr schiefgehen: Kathrin Passig und Aleks Scholz vermitteln alles, was Zeitreisende wissen müssen. Was Sie…

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Scientific books

Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 3, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Historical Survey from Cinnabar Elixirs to Synthetic Insulin

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Scientific books

Expository Science: Forms and Functions of Popularisation

The prevailing view of scientific popularization, both within academic circles and beyond, affirms that its objectives and procedures are unrelated to tasks of cognitive development and that its pertinence is by and large restricted to the lay public. Consistent with this view, popularization is frequently portrayed as a logical and hence inescapable consequence of a…

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Scientific books

Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India

An historical reinterpretation of the role of science, technology and medicine in the making of colonial India.

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Novels

Ishmael, A Novel (Volume III)

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this book in a print format as the same form as it was originally first published. Hence any…