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When the Earth Roars
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Gregory Smits
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-21 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Japan, which is among the most earthquake-prone regions in the world, has a long history of responding to seismic disasters. However, despite advances in earthquake-related safety technologies, the destructiveness of the magnitude 9 class earthquake and tsunami that struck the country on 3/11 raised profound questions about how societies can
When the Guns Roar
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Eric Thomson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-21 - Publisher: Sanddiver Books Inc.

Captain Siobhan Dunmoore no longer enjoys the freedom to fight the Shrehari Empire on her own terms aboard the Q-ship Iolanthe. Special Operations Command has assigned her to Task Force Luckner, whose mission is replicating Iolanthe’s success on a larger scale. Unfortunately, neither her new superior, Rear Admiral Kell Petras,
The Faraway Nearby
Language: en
Authors: Rebecca Solnit
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-06 - Publisher: Granta Books

Gifts come in many guises. One summer, Rebecca Solnit was bequeathed three boxes of ripening apricots, which lay, mountainous, on her bedroom floor - a windfall, a riddle, an emergency to be dealt with. The fruit came from a neglected tree that her mother, gradually succumbing to memory loss, could
The Martyrdom of Man
Language: en
Pages: 543
Authors: William Winwood Reade
Categories: Civilization
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The Epic of Gilgamesh
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: William Winwood Reade
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-10 - Publisher: Seven Stories Press

THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH is the Uhr epic--the hero's journey, quest, and education--inscribed onto damp clay tablets several millennia before Odysseus or the priest of Ecclesiastes found their voices. Sumerian versions of the epic date back almost 5000 years. It is a Bildungsroman of a bad king learning to become