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A Record of the Great Fire in Newcastle and Gat...
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A Record of the Great Fire in Newcastle and Gateshead ab 16.49 € als Taschenbuch: to Which Is Prefixed a History of Newcastle. Aus dem Bereich: Bücher, Taschenbücher, Geist & Wissen,

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Death on the Diagonal , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 37...
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What's an eight-letter word for killjoy? Find out in this devilishly clever crossword mystery featuring husband-and-wife sleuth team Belle Graham and Rosco Polycrates. Belle Graham hears it first from the gossip columnist for the Evening Crier, where Belle is resident crossword editor. Fire has destroyed one of the stables at King Wenstarin Farms - the multimillion-dollar corporation owned by the notorious Collins clan - and the barn manager lies in a coma. Did someone torch the place? That's what Belle's PI husband Rosco Polycrates has been hired to find out. Former Prohibition - era bootleggers, the Collinses live in a mansion that is more Newport, Rhode Island, than Newcastle, Massachusetts. Todd Collins, the 74-year-old patriarch, is currently married to much-younger wife number three, his three children's horsey stepmom from hell. But the family's infamous infighting is about to morph into a nasty case of murder. With a media circus heating up, a second homicide rocks the New England town. Now Belle has to solve some cryptic brainteasers before she becomes the next victim of a killer ready to ride off into the sunset... after burying Belle six feet down - and three across. This audiobook includes six crossword puzzles that can be downloaded as PDFs, with answers in the back of the book. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Noah Michael Levine. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/020385/bk_adbl_020385_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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1854 in Europe
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1854 in Europe ab 14.99 € als Taschenbuch: 1854 in England 1854 in France 1854 in Ireland 1854 in Norway 1854 in Russia 1854 in the United Kingdom Battle of Alma Battle of Inkerman Battle of Balaclava Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead Siege of Sevastopol. Aus dem Bereich: Bücher, Taschenbücher, Wirtschaft & Soziales,

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Toffee Crisp
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Toffee Crisp bar is a well known chocolate snack (not biscuit) which is produced by Nestlé in the United Kingdom. It consists of puffed rice embedded in soft toffee and shaped into a cylinder, the whole bar being covered by milk chocolate.Toffee Crisp chocolate bars were first produced in the United Kingdom in 1963. The bars were originally made by Mackintosh's at their Halifax factory but in recent years are now made in a factory in Castleford in West Yorkshire. Toffee Crisp was due to move to Rowntree's Fawdon factory in Newcastle. However, because of a fire at the Fawdon factory (the week before the final production run at Halifax), this never happened. The staff at Castleford hurriedly reformulated the bar (unofficially because it was never intended to make the bar on the extruded plant in Castleford) and the old-style bar which was made in metal moulds, changed into an extruded bar which allowed it to be made without the investment in a moulding plant. Toffee Crisp displaced Texan and Cabana confectionery bars. This factory first opened in 1970 supported by George Philips.

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David Nickson, Baron Nickson
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! David Wigley Nickson, Baron Nickson, KBE (born 27 November 1929) is a British businessman. The son of Geoffrey Wigley Nickson and Janet Mary Dobie was educated at the Eton College and further at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. From 1949 to 1954 he was commissioned to the Coldstream Guards. Nickson worked from 1954 to 1982 at William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd publishers, made director in 1961, joint managing director in 1967, vice chairman in 1976 and group managing director in 1979. He was director of Scottish United Investors from 1970 to 1983, of General Accident Fire and Life Assurance Corporation from 1971 to 1998, of the Clydesdale Bank 1981 to 1989, of Scottish & Newcastle Breweries 1981 to 1995, of Radio Clyde 1982 to 1985, of The Edinburgh Investment Trust between 1983 and 1994, of the Hambros Bank 1989 to 1998 and of the National Australia Bank from 1991 to 1996. In many companies he was also chairman or deputy chairman at any time.

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Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead was a c and spectacular series of events starting on Friday 6 October 1854, in which a substantial amount of property in the two North East of England towns was destroyed in a series of fires and an explosion which killed 53 and injured hundreds. The towns of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead sit opposite each other, on relatively steep slopes leading down to the River Tyne.

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For a Skeptical Peripatetic
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This book celebrates the renowned Classical scholar, Prof. John Glucker, whose work has influenced many areas of research in Greek philosophy, Classical literature, and the reception of the Classics in modern scholarship. This collection of articles, written especially for this volume by some of the leading scholars in the field, concentrates on ethics in the Classical period and its reception in the modern era.Konstantine Boudouris (University of Athens) argues that 'every education is primarily an education in virtue', and pays particular attention to the ethics of Plato and Aristotle. Plato receives further attention in the form of three studies on individual dialogues: Voula Tsouna (University of California, Santa Barbara) emphasizes how the analysis itself of Charmides necessarily contributes to one's own development of temperance (the overt subject of the dialogue), Yosef Liebersohn (Bar Ilan University) concentrates on the least analysed of the three conversations in Gorgias, and determines that Plato's Polus is intended to represent the typical citizen in a democratic regime, with all that that entails in the context of rhetoric and ethics, Ivor Ludlam (University of Haifa) analyses Hippias Minor and compares his conclusions with the conclusions of his earlier analysis of Hippias Major, demonstrating how such comparison between dialogues may lead to a new understanding of Plato's ethical thought, and of development in that thought.Aristotle's ethics also come under further scrutiny. Jaap Mansfeld (Utrecht University) observes that Aristotle's references to his predecessors differ according to the length (and hence status) of the tradition of each branch of philosophy, physics being the longest, dialectic the shortest, and ethics somewhere in between, William Fortenbaugh (Rutgers University) considers the problematic so-called 'questionable mean-dispositions', treated variously in the three Aristotelian ethical treatises, Dorothea Frede (University of California, Berkeley) weighs up the pros and cons of Aristotle's virtue-based ethics, resulting in what looks very much like an Academic suspension of judgement.And so to the tangled web of Hellenistic schools: Keimpe Algra (Utrecht University) reassesses the evidence adduced in support of an argument that Stoic physics derives in part from a dogmatic Academic source, Tomohiko Kondo (Hokkaido University) looks at the use to which Plato's dialogues were put in the ethical disputations between Stoics and Academics, Anna Maria Ioppolo (University of Rome) asks whether the Academic Clitomachus misrepresented his master Carneades on the meaning of 'following the 'probable''.Cicero may not be the only one to think that philosophy declined in the Hellenistic period, but, according to Woldemar Görler (University of Saarland), it was his particular ambition to hand down to his successors an improved, Romanized, philosophy, Harold Tarrant (University of Newcastle, Australia) discovers Seneca repurposing an anti-sceptical source found in Epicurus, Jan Opsomer (Catholic University of Louvain) intriguingly fleshes out the first century CE Platonist Ofellius Laetus, John Dillon (Trinity College Dublin) explores the multifacetedness of Plutarch's Platonism which extends to both the dogmatic and the sceptical phases of the Academy, Andrew Smith (University College Dublin) looks at a burning issue in Plotinus, namely the analogy of fire and heat, coming full circle, André Laks (University of Paris-Sorbonne) raises new questions about Diogenes Laertius and his use of sources for his prologue on the origins of philosophy.On the history of the tradition of Greek philosophy in modern times, Jill Kraye (University of London) traces the development of attitudes towards Stoicism, from the Renaissance fascination with Roman Stoics to the rediscovery in the eighteenth century of the earlier Greek Stoics, Amos Edelheit (Maynooth University) examines the redivision of Aristotelian philoso

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Caravan Revisited
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Two years have passed since Annie closed the last page of her journal, The Caravan of Love. In The Caravan Revisited her journal continues. But what became of that family living on the edge of madness? Did they turn their back on The Emerald Isle and go back to Newcastle after all? There's only one way to find out. Put the kettle on, stoke the fire and take some time out to peep inside the pages of Annie's Journal where you'll find the answers to your questions. Wherever they did end up, be assured it's a laugh-a-minute in Annie and Tom's house. Not! There's a brand new business venture on the horizon - followed closely by a worldwide recession, a multitude of mounting bills and debts, a few more nervous breakdowns, two Antarctic winters... and we mustn't forget the terrorists! But don't feel too downhearted. Annie doesn't. She's a fighter, a survivor with a dream of becoming a great writer one day! Will she ever save up enough change in that bottle to enrol on a writing course? There are some new additions to the family and loved ones aren't the only people to come and stay. There are also some visitors from the other side!Read 'The Caravan Revisited' and find yourself transported into the often deranged mind of Annie, who shares the good, the bad and the hilarious aspects of her daily life. Oh, and I forget to mention... there's even a new caravan!

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For a Skeptical Peripatetic
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This book celebrates the renowned Classical scholar, Prof. John Glucker, whose work has influenced many areas of research in Greek philosophy, Classical literature, and the reception of the Classics in modern scholarship. This collection of articles, written especially for this volume by some of the leading scholars in the field, concentrates on ethics in the Classical period and its reception in the modern era. Konstantine Boudouris (University of Athens) argues that 'every education is primarily an education in virtue', and pays particular attention to the ethics of Plato and Aristotle. Plato receives further attention in the form of three studies on individual dialogues: Voula Tsouna (University of California, Santa Barbara) emphasizes how the analysis itself of Charmides necessarily contributes to one's own development of temperance (the overt subject of the dialogue); Yosef Liebersohn (Bar Ilan University) concentrates on the least analysed of the three conversations in Gorgias, and determines that Plato's Polus is intended to represent the typical citizen in a democratic regime, with all that that entails in the context of rhetoric and ethics; Ivor Ludlam (University of Haifa) analyses Hippias Minor and compares his conclusions with the conclusions of his earlier analysis of Hippias Major, demonstrating how such comparison between dialogues may lead to a new understanding of Plato's ethical thought, and of development in that thought. Aristotle's ethics also come under further scrutiny. Jaap Mansfeld (Utrecht University) observes that Aristotle's references to his predecessors differ according to the length (and hence status) of the tradition of each branch of philosophy, physics being the longest, dialectic the shortest, and ethics somewhere in between; William Fortenbaugh (Rutgers University) considers the problematic so-called 'questionable mean-dispositions', treated variously in the three Aristotelian ethical treatises; Dorothea Frede (University of California, Berkeley) weighs up the pros and cons of Aristotle's virtue-based ethics, resulting in what looks very much like an Academic suspension of judgement. And so to the tangled web of Hellenistic schools: Keimpe Algra (Utrecht University) reassesses the evidence adduced in support of an argument that Stoic physics derives in part from a dogmatic Academic source; Tomohiko Kondo (Hokkaido University) looks at the use to which Plato's dialogues were put in the ethical disputations between Stoics and Academics; Anna Maria Ioppolo (University of Rome) asks whether the Academic Clitomachus misrepresented his master Carneades on the meaning of 'following the 'probable''. Cicero may not be the only one to think that philosophy declined in the Hellenistic period; but, according to Woldemar Görler (University of Saarland), it was his particular ambition to hand down to his successors an improved, Romanized, philosophy; Harold Tarrant (University of Newcastle, Australia) discovers Seneca repurposing an anti-sceptical source found in Epicurus; Jan Opsomer (Catholic University of Louvain) intriguingly fleshes out the first century CE Platonist Ofellius Laetus; John Dillon (Trinity College Dublin) explores the multifacetedness of Plutarch's Platonism which extends to both the dogmatic and the sceptical phases of the Academy; Andrew Smith (University College Dublin) looks at a burning issue in Plotinus, namely the analogy of fire and heat; coming full circle, André Laks (University of Paris-Sorbonne) raises new questions about Diogenes Laertius and his use of sources for his prologue on the origins of philosophy. On the history of the tradition of Greek philosophy in modern times, Jill Kraye (University of London) traces the development of attitudes towards Stoicism, from the Renaissance fascination with Roman Stoics to the rediscovery in the eighteenth century of the earlier Greek Stoics; Amos Edelheit (Maynooth University) examines the redivision of Aristotelian philosophy by the fifteenth century Nicoletto Vernia; Tiziano Dorandi (Jean Pépin Centre, French National Centre for Scientific Research) presents a section of Politian's lectures on Aristotle and Porphyry, and throws light on Politian's modus operandi; Malcolm Schofield (Cambridge University) argues

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