The Columbian Orator

Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces, Together with Rules, Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence

Author: Caleb Bingham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Readers

Page: 300

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The Columbian Orator

Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces; Together with Rules; Calculated to Improve Youth and Others in the Ornamental and Useful Art of Eloquence

Author: Caleb Bingham

Publisher: Franklin Classics

ISBN: 9780342244997

Category:

Page: 308

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Intellectual Manhood

University, Self, and Society in the Antebellum South

Author: Timothy J. Williams

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469618400

Category: Social Science

Page: 302

View: 4303

In this in-depth and detailed history, Timothy J. Williams reveals that antebellum southern higher education did more than train future secessionists and proslavery ideologues. It also fostered a growing world of intellectualism flexible enough to marry the era's middle-class value system to the honor-bound worldview of the southern gentry. By focusing on the students' perspective and drawing from a rich trove of their letters, diaries, essays, speeches, and memoirs, Williams narrates the under examined story of education and manhood at the University of North Carolina, the nation's first public university. Every aspect of student life is considered, from the formal classroom and the vibrant curriculum of private literary societies to students' personal relationships with each other, their families, young women, and college slaves. In each of these areas, Williams sheds new light on the cultural and intellectual history of young southern men, and in the process dispels commonly held misunderstandings of southern history. Williams's fresh perspective reveals that students of this era produced a distinctly southern form of intellectual masculinity and maturity that laid the foundation for the formulation of the post–Civil War South.

Performing Arts Books, 1876-1981

Including an International Index of Current Serial Publications

Author: N.A

Publisher: New York : R.R. Bowker Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing arts

Page: 1656

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Slavery on trial

law, abolitionism, and print culture

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 330

View: 3419

DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media. The country's legal consciousness was high during the era that saw the imprisonment of abolitionist editor William Lloyd Garrison, the execution of slave revolutionary Nat Turner, and the hangings of John Brown and his Harpers Ferry coconspirators. DeLombard discusses how this consciousness was evident in the "trials" over slavery found in the autobiographies of Frederick Douglass, a scandal narrative about Sojourner Truth, a speech by Henry David Thoreau, fiction by Harriet Beecher Stowe, and a proslavery novel by William McCreary Burwell.

Library Bulletin

Author: American Philosophical Society. Library

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philadelphia (Pa.)

Page: N.A

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Studies on Benjamin Franklin

The Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of His Birth, January 17, 1956

Author: American Philosophical Society

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 118

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Meine Reise um die Welt

(Vollständige deutsche Ausgabe, Beide Teile)

Author: Mark Twain

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8074841928

Category:

Page: 799

View: 2533

Propaganda

die Kunst der Public Relations

Author: Edward L. Bernays

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783936086355

Category: Demokratie / Öffentliche Meinung / Staatliche Information / Öffentlichkeitsarbeit / USA

Page: 158

View: 5080

Die 24 Gesetze der Verführung

Kompaktausgabe

Author: Robert Greene

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446440623

Category: Political Science

Page: 234

View: 7880

Verführung ist der Schlüssel zum Erfolg: in der Liebe, in der Politik, in der Wirtschaft. In seinem Bestseller "Die 24 Gesetze der Verführung", der hier als Kompaktausgabe vorliegt, zeigt Robert Greene, wie man mit Charme und Überzeugungskraft andere Menschen beeinflussen und auf Abwege bringen kann. Er präsentiert das ganze Wissen, das sich im Lauf der Weltgeschichte über die Kunst der Verführung angehäuft hat: von Kleopatra über John F. Kennedy, Ovid und Casanova bis Freud. Und er erklärt die Regeln dieses amoralischen Spiels, dem sich keiner entziehen kann ...

Mutter-Und Kose Lieder

Author: Friedrich Fr?bel

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5875938692

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Aus Hyperion

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Publisher: tredition

ISBN: 3842409028

Category: Fiction

Page: 56

View: 2063

Dieses Buch ist Teil der "Edition Projekt Gutenberg-DE", welche mehr als 3.000 Klassiker der deutschsprachigen Literatur umfasst. Die Werke dieser Edition umfassen Romane, Erzählungen, Novellen, Dramen, Gedichte und Sachbücher in deutscher Sprache von über 1.200 Autoren. Neben den Standardwerken deutscher Literatur sind so viele zum Teil seit Jahren vergriffene Titel wieder erhältlich. Die Edition erscheint im zeitlosen, klassischen Design, das zum Sammeln einlädt. Der tredition Verlag bietet alle Werke der "Edition Gutenberg-DE" als Paperback, als Hardcover und auch als Großdruck-Ausgaben an.

Niniveh und andere Gedichte

Author: George Sylvester Viereck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: German American poetry

Page: 135

View: 962

Die Kunst des Vortrags

Author: Emil Palleske

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Oratory

Page: 276

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Raum, Zeit, Materie

Author: Hermann Weyl

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5880098028

Category: History

Page: N.A

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