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The Unknown Dead
Author: Peter Schrijvers
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813137586
Pages: 464
Year: 2005-04-08
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Traditional histories of the hard-fought Battle of the Bulge routinely include detailed lists of the casualties suffered by American, British, and German troops. Conspicuously lacking in most accounts, however, are references to the civilians in Belgium and Luxembourg who lost their lives in the same battle. Yet the most reliable current estimates calculate at approximately three thousand. the number of civilians who perished during the six weeks of fighting. Telling the stories of ordinary people caught up in the maelstrom of war, The Unknown Dead surveys this crucial battle and its consequences from an entirely new perspective. Renowned historian Peter Schrijvers, a native Belgian, describes in vivid detail the horrific war crimes committed by German military units on the front lines and by Nazi security services behind the battle lines, as well as the devastating effects of Allied responses to the enemy threat, including massive bombings of small towns. During the offensive, inhabitants of the villages of this region of Belgium lived in a state of chaos. Countless men, women, and children were killed in cold blood for aiding American soldiers, and the GIs themselves were often highly suspicious of German-speaking Belgians. Local services ground to a halt, and citizens formed volunteer groups to obtain water and meet other basic needs. Even after the violence had ended and the postwar reconstruction had begun, the small communities remained in turmoil. The countryside was dotted with abandoned land mines and explosives, and the emotional tension between civilians and battle hardened veterans often took years to dissipate. Based on recently discovered sources including numerous personal testimonies, municipal and parish records, and findings of the Belgian War Crimes Commission, The Unknown Dead vividly recounts the experiences of innocents in the violence of one of World War II's seminal battles.
European Cinema in Motion
Author: D. Berghahn, C. Sternberg
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 023029507X
Pages: 335
Year: 2010-08-10
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This collection brings together international experts on the cinema of migration and diaspora in postcolonial and postnational Europe. It offers a comprehensive theoretical and analytical discussion of a highly productive creative sector and documents the spectrum of this area of exploration in European, transnational and World Cinema studies.
Elenchus of Biblica
Author: Robert Althann
Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop
ISBN: 8876536140
Pages: 736
Year: 2001
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Proverbi e modi proverbiali in italiano
Author: Ann H. Swenson
Pages: 276
Year: 1931
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Cinema and the Second Sex
Author: Carrie Tarr, Brigitte Rollet
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474290787
Pages: 336
Year: 2016-10-06
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Women's filmmaking in France has been a source of both delight and despair. On the one hand, the numbers are impressive – over 250 feature-length films were made by over 100 women directors in France in the 1980s and 1990s. On the other hand, despite the heritage of French feminism, French women directors characteristically disclaim their gender as a significant factor in their filmmaking. This incisive study provides an informative, critical guide to this major body of work, exploring the boundaries between personal films (intimate psychological dramas relating to key stages in life) and genre films (which demonstrate women's ability to appropriate and rework popular genres). It analyzes the effects of postfeminism, women's desire to enter the mainstream, and the impact of a new generation of filmmakers, enabling readers to take stock of the wealth and diversity of women's contribution to French cinema during the 1980s and 1990s.

Histoire merveilleuse du roi Alexandre, maître du monde
Author: Pseudo-Callisthenes
ISBN: 2914777507
Pages: 332
Year: 2009
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Alexandre fut engendré, lors d'une étrange nuit, par la reine Olympias grâce à la semence d'un dieu solaire invoqué par les pouvoirs magiques d'un pharaon déchu. Doté d'une crinière de lion, de dents semblables à des clous et d'yeux vairons, il s'élance bientôt à la conquête du monde. Après avoir mis à genou les plus grands princes de la terre, il part explorer les pays merveilleux, peuplés de créatures fantastiques et de sages ascètes, et atteint les contrées ténébreuses et la Source de Vie. A son retour, il meurt brusquement, empoisonné dans la fleur de l'âge, à Babylone. Ce roman byzantin, composé par un scribe anonyme à une époque indécise entre le Xe et le XIVe siècle, rassemble en un unique volume l'écheveau multiséculaire des légendes grecques sur Alexandre. On peine à dire toute la richesse de cette œuvre sans équivalent. Chronique guerrière, roman d'aventures en pays exotiques, miroir des princes, méditation sur l'au-delà et récit exemplaire mettant en scène les revers de fortune qui guettent les puissants, l'Histoire merveilleuse du roi Alexandre offre à coup sûr une fascinante plongée dans un imaginaire sans frein.
La Libération de Bolbec, août-septembre 1944 ...
Author: Jacques Vauquelin
Pages: 149
Year: 1969
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Elenchus of Biblica
ISBN: 8876536140
Pages: 736
Year: 1997
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Revue des études augustiniennes
Author: Albert C. de Veer
Year: 2003
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Remember Me
Author: Mary Higgins Clark
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847395503
Pages: 304
Year: 2008-09-04
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Unable to forgive herself for the death of her two-year-old son Bobby in a car accident, Menley Nichols' marriage to Adam starts to fall apart- until the birth of their daughter Hannah. Determined to rebuild a life together around their precious baby, Menley and Adam decide to rent a house on Cape Cod for a month, confidant that the tranquility of the place will be ideal for Menley and little Hannah. But the peace they crave is disturbed when strange things start to happen- incidents which make Menley relive the horror of the accident in which she lost Bobby. . . incidents which make her fear for Hannah. And step by step, Menley and Adam are drawn into a dark and sinister web of events whcih threatens their marriage, their child and ultimately Menley's sanity.
L'art de bien parler et de bien écrire en français...
Author: J. Beauvais
Pages: 482
Year: 1773
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Commentaire d'Išoʻdad de Merv sur l'Ancien Testament. VI Psaumes
Author: Bernard Carra de Vaux
Year: 1981
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