British Buckeyes

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ISBN: 0873388437
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 295
Author: William E. Van Vugt
Publisher: Kent State University Press

Download and read online British Buckeyes in PDF and EPUB How early British immigrants shaped Ohio? Because of their so similar linguistic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, the English, Scottish, and Welsh immigrants are often regarded as the invisible immigrants assimilating into early American society easily and quickly and often losing their ethnic identities. Yet, of all of Ohio's immigrants the British were the most influential in terms of shaping the state's politics and institutions. Also significant were their contributions of farming, mining, iron production, textiles, pottery, and engineering. Until British Buckeyes, historians have all but ignored and neglected these Industrious settlers. Author William E Van Vugt uses hundreds of biographies from county archives and histories, letters, Ohio and British census figures, and ship passenger lists to identify these immigrants; and draw a portrait of their occupations, settlement patterns, experiences and to underscore their role in Ohio history.


Artists in Ohio 1787 1900

Filename: artists-in-ohio-1787-1900.pdf
ISBN: 0873386167
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 1066
Author: Mary Sayre Haverstock
Publisher: Kent State University Press

Download and read online Artists in Ohio 1787 1900 in PDF and EPUB A three-volume guide to the early art and artists of Ohio. It includes coverage of fine art, photography, ornamental penmanship, tombstone carving, china painting, illustrating, cartooning and the execution of panoramas and theatrical scenery.




County by County in Ohio Genealogy

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ISBN: OSU:32435056195787
Release Date: 1992
Number of pages: 258
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The Searcher

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ISBN: WISC:89062941653
Release Date: 1994
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The Guide to Knowledge

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ISBN: OXFORD:600029151
Release Date: 1836
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Author: William Pinnock
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Strings Attached

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ISBN: 9781471125768
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Number of pages: 352
Author: Joanne Lipman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Strings Attached in PDF and EPUB Strings Attachedis the story of a brilliant, but ferocious music teacher who came to be known as Mr K. A Ukrainian immigrant who survived an abusive childhood to become a noted resident and teacher, Mr K used music as a means of escape. The authors, who spent their childhoods in the late 60s and 70s, rehearsing and playing together as young musicians, bring the extraordinary character of Mr K to life - from his days as a forced Nazi labourer; to his home life as a husband to an invalid wife; to his heart-breaking search to find his missing daughter; to the terrifying challenges he hurtled from behind the music stand.


The quiet adventurers in North America

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ISBN: WISC:89062955349
Release Date: 1983
Number of pages: 670
Author: Marion G. Turk
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Mao s Last Dancer

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ISBN: 9780141918907
Release Date: 2009-04-02
Number of pages: 448
Author: Li Cunxin
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Mao s Last Dancer in PDF and EPUB Raised in a desperately poor village during the height of China's Cultural Revolution, Li Cunxin's childhood revolved around the commune, his family and Chairman Mao's Little Red Book. Until, that is, Madame Mao's cultural delegates came in search of young peasants to study ballet at the academy in Beijing and he was thrust into a completely unfamiliar world. When a trip to Texas as part of a rare cultural exchange opened his eyes to life and love beyond China's borders, he defected to the United States in an extraordinary and dramatic tale of Cold War intrigue. Told in his own distinctive voice, this is Li's inspirational story of how he came to be Mao's last dancer, and one of the world's greatest ballet dancers.



Culinary Landmarks

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ISBN: 9780802047908
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 1257
Author: Elizabeth Driver
Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Download and read online Culinary Landmarks in PDF and EPUB Culinary Landmarks is a definitive history and bibliography of Canadian cookbooks from the beginning, when La cuisinière bourgeoise was published in Quebec City in 1825, to the mid-twentieth century. Over the course of more than ten years Elizabeth Driver researched every cookbook published within the borders of present-day Canada, whether a locally authored text or a Canadian edition of a foreign work. Every type of recipe collection is included, from trade publishers' bestsellers and advertising cookbooks, to home economics textbooks and fund-raisers from church women's groups. The entries for over 2,200 individual titles are arranged chronologically by their province or territory of publication, revealing cooking and dining customs in each part of the country over 125 years. Full bibliographical descriptions of first and subsequent editions are augmented by author biographies and corporate histories of the food producers and kitchen-equipment manufacturers, who often published the books. Driver's excellent general introduction sets out the evolution of the cookbook genre in Canada, while brief introductions for each province identify regional differences in developments and trends. Four indexes and a 'Chronology of Canadian Cookbook History' provide other points of access to the wealth of material in this impressive reference book.


Report

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ISBN: WISC:89073244857
Release Date: 1989
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One Page Composer Bios

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ISBN: 0739096710
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Number of pages: 64
Author: Jay Althouse
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company, Incorporated

Download and read online One Page Composer Bios in PDF and EPUB Contains brief, informative, and interesting one-page biographies of 50 of history's greatest composers. Also included, as a bonus, are one-page histories of each of the six eras of music from the medieval era through the 20th century. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.