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Quick Facts Name L. Frank Baum Occupation Author Birth Date May 15, Death Date May 6, Place of Birth Chittenango, New York Place of Death Hollywood, CaliforniaBorn: May 15, Giovanni Boccaccio, (bornParis, Fr.—died Dec. 21,Certaldo, Tuscany [Italy]), Italian poet and scholar, best remembered as the author of the earthy tales in the Decameron. With Petrarch he laid the foundations for the humanism of the Renaissance and raised vernacular literature to the level and status of the classics of antiquity.
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In this book Pareto presents the first sociological cycle theory, centered on the concept of an elite social class. The Mind and Society has been named one of the most influential books ever written by Martin Seymour-Smith.
The English edition was published in Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia, "A little, true book, not less beneficial than enjoyable, about how things should be in the new island Utopia") is a work of fiction and socio-political satire by Thomas More (–), written in Latin and published in The book is a frame narrative primarily.
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He was internationally recognized as an American Sociologist and demographer. He was identified by the American Philosophical Sociologist as one of the most outstanding social.
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Author The author identifies himself as James (); he was probably the brother of Jesus and leader of the Jerusalem council (Ac 15). Four men in the NT have this name. May 02, · Author: The author of this epistle (letter) is James, also called James the Just, who is thought to be the brother of Jesus Christ (Matthew ; Mark ).
James was not a believer (John ) until after the resurrection (Acts ; 1 Corinthians ; Galatians ). He became the head of the Jerusalem church and is mentioned first as a pillar of the church (Galatians ). A renowned writer considers the social divisions in American society, many of them unacknowledged, using comparisons with India and Nazi Germany About 2, results for Society books.
The book of Job explores the nature of true piety and the problem of innocent suffering. Reception of Job in Visual Art Various communities throughout history have found the book of Job to be a rich resource for producing visual art that seeks to soothe sufferers, spread hope, and even encourage rebels.
Introduction to NIV Study Bible | Go to 1 John Author. The author is John son of Zebedee (see Mk –20)—the apostle and the author of the Gospel of John and Revelation (see Introductions to both books: Author). He was a fisherman, one of Jesus’ inner circle (together with James and Peter), and “the disciple whom Jesus loved” (Jn ; see note there).
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The author of classic novels such as Lady Chatterly’s Lover (), The Virgin and the Gypsy (), and Women in Love (), D.H. Lawrence was faced with censorship and misunderstanding from the outset. His books largely deal with the effects of industrialization and modernization on early 20th-century society, with a particular focus on changing relationships and sexuality.
Author. The author’s name does not appear in the book, but much unmistakable evidence points to Luke. This Gospel is a companion volume to the book of Acts, and the language and structure of these two books indicate that both were written by the same person.
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a historical romantic-drama film directed by Mike Newell and written by Don Roos and Tom xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai screenplay is based on the novel of the same name, written by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie xn--4-dtb2ajakeejf.xn--p1ai film stars Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay.
Introduction from the NIV Study Bible | Go to Exodus Title “Exodus” is a Latin word derived from Greek Exodos, the name given to the book by those who translated it into Greek. The word means “exit,” “departure” (see Lk ; Heb ).The name was retained by the Latin Vulgate, by the Jewish author Philo (a contemporary of Christ) and by the Syriac version. Author and Date Although tradition ascribes the book to Samuel, the author is actually unknown.
It is possible that Samuel assembled some of the accounts from the period of the judges and that such prophets as Nathan and Gad, both of whom were associated with David’s court, had a hand in shaping and editing the material (see 1Ch ).
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“The most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the Western mind.”—. The Irish writer and poet, Oscar Wilde is best known for writing The Picture of Dorian Gray (), a dark and sardonic novel which was the topic of much controversy at its time.
Wilde rose to immense fame in London during the s as a playwright. Winston embodies the values of a civilized society: democracy, peace, freedom, love, and decency. When Winston is destroyed, these things are destroyed with him, and so goes the reader's faith that these values are undying and a natural part of being human.
A novelist and essayist of considerable renown, James Baldwin bore articulate witness to the unhappy consequences of American racial strife. Baldwin’s writing career began in the last years of legislated segregation; his fame as a social observer grew in tandem with the civil rights movement as he mirrored blacks’ aspirations, disappointments, and coping strategies in a hostile society.