The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of by Hamilton Hess

By Hamilton Hess

while first released in 1958, The Canons of the Council of Sardica, advert 343 right away grew to become the normal account of the canons glided by the Western bishops assembled at Serdica in 343 and the pondering on Church concerns that lay at the back of them. during this new version Hamilton Hess has up to date his account within the gentle of modern literature and translated all quotations into English to arrive a much wider viewers. there's additionally a brand new part at the improvement of canons
in the early Church from neighborhood provisions to basic ideas, and an appendix with the total texts of the canons within the unique Latin, within the Greek translation, and within the recasting through Theodours Diaconus, including English translations of all three.

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Anxiety and Evil in the Writings of Patricia Highsmith by Fiona Peters

By Fiona Peters

Drawing on a powerful variety of secondary fabric, together with many elusive experiences, interviews and articles from the under-explored Highsmith Archive, Fiona Peters means that the standard established differences -crime fiction, secret, suspense - were principally unhelpful in elucidating Patricia Highsmith's novels. Peters analyzes an important choice of Highsmith's works, selected with a view in the direction of demonstrating the diversity of her oeuvre whereas additionally selecting the most issues and preoccupations working all through her occupation. Adopting a psychoanalytic process, Peters proposes a analyzing of Highsmith that subordinates homicide because the fundamental concentration of the novels in want of the gaps among sessions of task represented via anxiousness, ready, loss of wish and evil. Her shut readings of the Ripley sequence, This candy ailment, Deep Water, The Tremor of Forgery, and The Cry of the Owl, between others, display and remove darkness from Highsmith's drawback with trivia and the actual. Peters makes a robust case that the explicit disturbances inside her texts have ended in Highsmith's writing ultimate proof against explication and to the extra subtle interpretative recommendations that might search to put her inside a selected genre.

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Culture and Propaganda: The Progressive Origins of American by Sarah Ellen Graham

By Sarah Ellen Graham

during the 20th century governments got here to more and more have fun with the price of soppy strength to assist them in achieving their international coverage targets. protecting the the most important interval among 1936 and 1953, this publication examines the U.S. government’s adoption of diplomatic courses that have been designed to cajole, tell, and allure international public opinion in help of yank nationwide pursuits. Cultural international relations and foreign info have been deeply debatable to an American public that been bombarded with propaganda through the First international warfare. This ebook explains how new notions of propaganda as reciprocal trade, cultural engagement, and enlightening info cleared the path for ideas in U.S. diplomatic perform. via a comparative research of the nation Department’s department of Cultural kin, the govt radio station Voice of the US, and the multilateral cultural, academic and clinical international relations of Unesco, and drawing widely on U.S. international coverage data, this booklet indicates how America’s liberal traditions have been reconciled with the duty of influencing and attracting publics abroad.

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Reforming the Scottish Parish: The Reformation in Fife, by John McCallum

By John McCallum

The Protestant Reformation of 1560 is extensively said as being a watershed second in Scottish historical past. despite the fact that, while the antecedents of the reform stream were generally explored, the particular strategy of setting up a reformed church within the parishes within the a long time following 1560 has been principally overlooked. This ebook is helping treatment the location by means of reading the root of the reformed church and the effect of Protestant self-discipline within the parishes of Fife. In early glossy Scotland, Fife was once either a different and critical sector, containing a preponderance of coastal burghs in addition to St Andrews, the ecclesiastical capital of medieval Scotland. It additionally contained many rural and inland parishes, making it an excellent case examine for analysing the process spiritual reform in diversified groups. however, the focal point is at the Reformation, instead of at the county, and the ebook continuously locations Fife's event within the wider Scottish, British and ecu context. in keeping with a variety of under-utilised assets, specifically kirk consultation mins, the study's concentration is at the grass-roots spiritual lifetime of the parish, instead of the extra usual issues of church politics and theology. It evaluates the luck of the reformers in affecting either institutional and ideological swap, and offers a close account of the workings of the reformed church, and its impression on traditional humans. In so doing it addresses very important questions concerning the timescale and geographical styles of reform, and the way such dramatic spiritual switch succeeded and persevered with no violence, or certainly, common opposition.

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The Popularization of Malthus in Early Nineteenth-Century by James P. Huzel

By James P. Huzel

The political economist Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834) has won expanding and deserved scholarly recognition lately. in addition to the republication of his works and letters, a wealthy physique of scholarship has been produced that enlightens our figuring out of his suggestions and arguments. but little has been written at the ways that his message used to be translated to, and interpreted via, a well-liked viewers. Malthus first rose to prominence in 1798 with the e-book of his Essay at the precept of inhabitants, within which he blamed emerging degrees of poverty at the lack of ability of Britain's financial system to aid its becoming inhabitants. His treatment, to restrict the variety of young children born to bad households, outraged many social reformers, so much particularly William Cobbett, yet came upon a prepared viewers in different quarters, Harriet Martineau, between others, being a recognized Malthusian suggest. during this new learn of Malthus and the influence of his writings, James Huzel exhibits how, via being either popularized and demonized, he framed the phrases of reference for debate at the difficulties of pauperism and have become the beacon opposed to which all proposals looking to treatment the matter of poverty needed to be measured. it really is argued that the recent terrible legislations of 1834 used to be deeply encouraged by way of Malthusian beliefs, changing the conventional assets of outside aid with the humiliation of the workhouse. facing problems with social, financial and highbrow historical past this paintings bargains a clean and insightful research into essentially the most influential, notwithstanding misunderstood, thinkers of the overdue eighteenth and early 19th centuries and concludes that Malthus was once maybe even extra vital than Adam Smith and David Ricardo in fostering the increase of a industry economic system. it's crucial studying for all those that desire to succeed in a fuller figuring out of ways the great social and financial upheavals of the economic Revolution formed the improvement of contemporary Britain.

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Women in Public, 1850-1900: Documents of the Victorian by Patricia Hollis

By Patricia Hollis

Assembling an entire and entire choice of fabric which illustrates all facets of the emergent women’s flow in the course of the years 1850-1900, this interesting e-book will turn out priceless to scholars of 19th century social background and women's reports, to these learning the Victorian novel and to sociologists.


Women’s pamphlets and speeches, parliamentary debates and renowned journalism, letters and memoirs, royal commissions and the best studies, are all used to record the conflicting photos of ladies: ‘surplus ladies’ and the problem of emigration; women’s paintings and male hostility to it; the hole of schooling by means of Emily Davies; the declare to fairness at legislations; the assault at the sexual double ordinary, led via Josephine Butler; women’s public carrier from philanthropy – exemplified in a Mary wood worker or Louisa Twining or Octavia Hill – to neighborhood executive; and eventually women’s access into politics led by way of Lydia Becker.


The contents diversity from Caroline Norton on her conflict for baby custody within the 1830s to Annie Besant’s suggestion of the match-girl’s strike in 1888, and from W. T. Stead on baby prostitution to Mrs Humphrey War’s Appeal against woman suffrage in 1889.


The e-book was once initially released in 1979.

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Leadership Lessons from the Race to the South Pole: Why by Fergus O'Connell

By Fergus O'Connell

A venture administration professional identifies tools for operating any venture effectively in accordance with classes discovered from the exploits of 2 storied explorers.

• Analyzes a well-recognized tale from a special standpoint, utilizing the endeavors of Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott to demonstrate venture administration concepts

• bargains a pragmatic consultant to operating any undertaking effectively

• Motivates and encourages habit swap through demonstrating how a bit making plans beats loads of firefighting

• exhibits that we will be able to study as a lot from others' disasters as we will from their successes

• Emphasizes the significance of taking the time to devise, even if working in predicament mode

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