Download or read book The Golden Age Book 1 written by Roxanne Moreil and published by First Second. This book was released on 2020-02-11 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A medieval saga with political intrigue reminiscent of Game of Thrones, The Golden Age is an epic graphic novel duology from Roxanne Moreil and Cyril Pedrosa about utopia and revolution. In the kingdom of Lantrevers, suffering is a way of life—unless you’re a member of the ruling class. Princess Tilda plans to change all that. As the rightful heir of late King Ronan, Tilda wants to deliver her people from famine and strife. But on the eve of her coronation, her younger brother, backed by a cabal of power-hungry lords, usurps her throne and casts her into exile. Now Tilda is on the run. With the help of her last remaining allies, Tankred and Bertil, she travels in secret through the hinterland of her kingdom. Wherever she goes, the common folk whisper of a legendary bygone era when all men lived freely. There are those who want to return to this golden age—at any cost. In the midst of revolution, how can Tilda reclaim her throne?
Download or read book Sport in the Golden Age of China Volume 1 written by Lingyu Xie and published by Palmer Higgs Pty Ltd. This book was released on 2013-12-03 with total page 230 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The purpose of was to examine the evidence of sport in the so called "Golden Age" of ancient China, and to place that evidence in a cultural context. The particular theoretical approach was a structuralist and functionalist one, its basic assumption being that sport as a social institution is to be understood in terms of its relationship to other components in the system, and thus sport can be seen as reinforcing or supporting other dimensions of the system. A theoretical model proposed by Salter and Jones was utilized. When evidence of sports and the cultural components of the Salter and Jones model were subject to analysis, activities related to cultural identification were in the majority, followed by those classified as being of social interaction, then political, ceremonial, economic and domestic.As sports are held to be a microcosm of society then the conclusion would have to be that the culture was one that stressed the ideas, standards, knowledge and techniques of that culture, and emphasised the reciprocal relationship of human beings. Political and ceremonial type sports also loomed large in the culture, demonstrating perhaps the subservience required of a majority of the population and the firm control by those in power to control that population.Four hypotheses were advanced and upheld. First, that sporting activities in the Golden Age of ancient China were influenced by both enculturation and acculturation. Second, that the preponderance of sport was related to the upper classes. Third, that the majority of the activities were of the informal variety, some of them being purely recreational. Fourth, the majority of the activities were for males, which corresponds with the male dominant, traditional culture of China, though the point is valid that their involvement exceeds that of any prior period in Chinese history. Fifth, that certain activities were restricted through climate and geography. Sport in the Golden Age did not stand separate from life, rather it influenced, and was in turn influenced by, the various cultural components. Sport was clearly a social phenomenon, which extended into politics, even into foreign policy, the military and religion, and formed close relationships with these various components. It would appear that sport was a reasonable mirror, or microcosm, of culture in the Golden Age of ancient China.
Download or read book Cartoon Voices of the Golden Age 1930 70 Vol 1 written by Keith Scott and published by BearManor Media. This book was released on 2022-10-03 with total page 596 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Cartoon voices of the golden age, 1930-70 In today’s world of instant information everyone knows everything about cartoon voices. Animation is a huge business, and Voice Actors are respected. But it wasn’t always so. For thirty years before the TV age, countless “Classic Era” cartoons from 1928 to 1970 were seen in movie theatres before the main feature. During that Golden Age, virtually every cartoon voice actor (with the notable exception of the great Mel Blanc), was resigned to being totally anonymous. Despite creating immortal voices like Droopy, Popeye, Elmer Fudd or Betty Boop, the actors’ names simply didn’t appear on screen. This book is the first to explore the development of voice artistry from the birth of sound movies to the dawn of TV cartoons, when “voices” finally got screen credit. Documented in this exhaustively researched history is the full story of how acting for cartoons slowly changed from squawks and grunts into an art form. From the earliest days when animators themselves were the only voices, through the gradual hiring of professional radio actors, this book finally names the many artists who were unknown for four decades. Illustrated with rare mugshots of hitherto unknown voices, Volume One is the studio-by-studio saga of how cartoon voice acting took off. Volume Two is the reference section, with insanely detailed voice credits for thousands of cartoons from top animation studios of the Classic Era. Animation fans can finally learn the full story in Cartoon Voices of the Golden Age, with never before told insights into one of the most undocumented areas of film history. Keith Scott has spent over forty years as an internationally recognized cartoon voice actor and impressionist. He narrated two George of the Jungle movies, and was the voice of both Bullwinkle J. Moose and the Narrator in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle. He is the author of The MooseThat Roared and many articles on animation and Hollywood radio history.
Download or read book Ajanta History and Development written by Walter Spink and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2018-11-12 with total page 435 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The twenty-nine Buddhist caves near Ajanta form a devotional complex which ranks as one of the world's most startling achievements, created at the very apogee of India's Golden Age. "Ajanta: History and Development," appears as part of the series Handbook of Oriental Studies, present the reader with a systematic treatment of all aspects of the site, the result of forty years of painstaking research "in situ" by Walter M. Spink. Volume one deals with the historical context in which this dramatic burst of pious activity took place under the reign of Vakataka emperor Harisena, (c. 460 - 477 A.D.), and with the sudden halt of activity almost immediately following the death of the emperor. In surprising detail the relative and absolute chronology of the site can be established from a careful reading of the physical evidence, with consequences for our dating of India's Golden Age. Ajanta, it appears, is a veritable illustrated history of Harisena's times, crowded with information on its history, development and how it was used.
Download or read book Golden Age Daring Mystery Masterworks Vol 1 written by Various and published by Marvel Entertainment. This book was released on 2019-01-24 with total page 275 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Following the phenomenal success of Marvel Comics #1, Timely released its second superhero anthology Daring Mystery Comics, in January 1940. This hardcover collection remasters and restores these early adventures that introduce brand-new characters into the Marvel mythos (several of whom will be appearing in The Twelve by J. Michael Straczynski & Chris Weston). See the startling introduction of the Fiery Mask where he faces the fantastic thriller of the walking corpses. Soldier of fortune John Steel sneaks behind enemy lines. The Phantom Bullet, scourge of the underworld, faces off against a dastardly band of Head Hunters. District Attorney Dennis Burton decides to take the law into his own hands as the Laughing Mask and then later as the Purple Mask. Meet the Phantom Reporter - cub reporter by day...scourge of the underworld by night. Plus: The Texas Kid; Monako, Prince of Magic; Flash Foster, Phantom of the Underworld, Barney Mullen, Sea Rover; Zephyr Jones and his rocket ship; Trojak the Tiger Man; Captain K-4 and his Sky Devils; Mr. E; Dale of the FBI; Breeze Barton in the Miracle City; Marvex the Super-Robot; Captain Strong of the Foreign Legion; Whirlwind Carte of the Interplanetary Secret Service; and more!
Download or read book Captain America Golden Age Masterworks Vol 1 written by Joe Simon and published by Marvel Entertainment. This book was released on 2005-03-23 with total page 291 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Relive the earliest adventures of Captain America, Sentinel of Liberty! Return to the Golden Age of comics as Cap and Bucky come face to face withthe Red Skull, the Ringmaster of Death, and more! Captain America Comics (1939) #1-4.
Download or read book The Frigid Golden Age written by Dagomar Degroot and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2018-02-08 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Dagomar Degroot offers the first detailed analysis of how a society thrived amid the Little Ice Age, a period of climatic cooling that reached its chilliest point between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. The precocious economy, unusual environment, and dynamic intellectual culture of the Dutch Republic in its seventeenth-century Golden Age allowed it to thrive as neighboring societies unraveled in the face of extremes in temperature and precipitation. By tracing the occasionally counterintuitive manifestations of climate change from global to local scales, Degroot finds that the Little Ice Age presented not only challenges for Dutch citizens but also opportunities that they aggressively exploited in conducting commerce, waging war, and creating culture. The overall success of their Republic in coping with climate change offers lessons that we would be wise to heed today, as we confront the growing crisis of global warming.
Download or read book Golden Age Mystic Comics Masterworks Vol 1 written by Various and published by Marvel Entertainment. This book was released on 2018-09-13 with total page 293 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Collects Mystic Comics #1-4. Hot on the heels of the smash comic book hit of 1939, Marvel Comics, publisher Martin Goodman called up two companion titles to join his emerging comics line, post-haste. And now, for the first time in 70 years, the Marvel Masterworks bring the last of that trio of titles-Mystic Comics! Chock full of pulp-style men of action, hard-boiled gumshoes, mythical strongmen, undead avengers, and-of course-super heroes, Mystic Comics is a roller-coaster thrill ride back to the earliest days of comic books, when freewheeling writers and artists threw out wild ideas to a public with an insatiable appetite for comics. Meet comics' first super-stretching hero-Flexo the Rubber Robot; the hero from beyond the grave-the Blue Blaze; the Dynamic Man, Master Mind Excello, the invisible Dr. Gade, Dakor the Magician, Zara of the Jungle, the Space Rangers, Hercules, the devil-possessed Black Widow, and more!
Download or read book The Golden Age and Other Poems written by Alexander Gouge and published by . This book was released on 1854 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book The Golden Age of Brazil 1695 1750 written by C.R. Boxer and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 2023-11-10 with total page 474 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1962.
Download or read book Ajanta The end of the Golden Age written by Walter M. Spink and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2005 with total page 436 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Annotation. Volume Two begins with the contentious, yet challenging, views of Hans Bakker and Richard Cohen, both of whom are involved with an overview of Ajanta's development. This is explored further in shorter essays by Karl Khandalavala, Arvind Jamkhedkar, and Brahmanand Deshpande. At the same time, the author presents a detailed analysis of the form and development of Cave 26, as a model upon which his other arguments are built.
Download or read book The Cambridge Companion to the Dutch Golden Age written by Helmer J. Helmers and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2018-08-23 with total page 453 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An accessible introduction to the political, economic, literary, and artistic heritage of the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century.
Download or read book The Golden Age written by John C. Wright and published by Tor Science Fiction. This book was released on 2003-04-14 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Golden Age is 10,000 years in the future in our solar system, an interplanetary utopian society filled with immortal humans. Phaethon, of Radamanthus House, is attending a glorious party at his family mansion celebrating the thousand-year anniversary of the High Transcendence. There he meets an old man who accuses him of being an imposter, and then a being from Neptune who claims to be an old friend. The Neptunian tells him that essential parts of his memory were removed and stored by the very government that Phaethon believes to be wholly honorable. It shakes his faith. Is he indeed an exile from himself? He can’t resist investigating, even though to do so could mean the loss of his inheritance, his very place in society. His quest must be to regain his true identity and fulfill the destiny he chose for himself. The Golden Age is just the beginning of Phaethon’s story, which will continue in The Phoenix Exultant, forthcoming from Tor.
Download or read book The Golden Age of Weird Fiction MEGAPACK Vol 1 Henry S Whitehead written by Henry S. Whitehead and published by Wildside Press LLC. This book was released on 2015-01-22 with total page 345 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Wildside Press's new line of MEGAPACKTM ebook anthologies focusing on 20th Century masters of Weird Fiction gets off to a great start with this new selection of tales by Henry S. Whitehead, famed Weird Tales contributor. Whitehead, who penned dozens of stories over the course of his career, set many of them with a West Indies theme. His tales of "jumbees" (zombies) represent some of the earliest zombie stories in literature. Included in this volume are: The "Gerald Canevin" series: THE PROJECTION OF ARMAND DUBOIS THE PEOPLE OF PAN BLACK TANCREDE CASSIUS THE TRAP (with H. P. Lovecraft) THE NAPIER LIMOUSINE THE GREAT CIRCLE Other tales: JUMBEE THE SHADOWS SEA TIGER THE MOON DIAL SWEET GRASS ACROSS THE GULF THE TABERNACLE THE LIPS If you enjoy this book, search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the more than 180 other entries in the series, covering science fiction, modern authors, mysteries, westerns, classics, adventure stories, and much, much more!
Download or read book Spanish Cathedral Music in the Golden Age written by Robert Stevenson and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 2023-11-10 with total page 209 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book The Golden Age written by Kenneth Grahame and published by . This book was released on 2006-08 with total page 80 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Daredevil Masterworks Vol 7 written by Marvel Comics and published by Marvel Entertainment. This book was released on 2016-07-21 with total page 267 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Collects Daredevil (1964) #64-74, Iron Man (1968) #35 and material from Iron Man (1968) #36. The Man Without Fear heads out to the Left Coast in a quest to earn back the love of Miss Karen Page - and L.A.'s never been stranger! A cast of bizarre and action-packed enemies stands between DD and the woman he loves, including Stunt-Master, Brother Brimstone and the Stilt-Man. Back in the Big Apple, Daredevil teams up with the Black Panther, fights Tagak the Leopard Lord, and protects a young boxer under the wing of his father's trainer. Meanwhile, the Tribune attempts to lay his own justice down on the youth movement. And it all leads to a crossover classic as DD joins forces with Iron Man and Nick Fury against Spymaster and the Zodiac!