Unearthing The Changes

Author: Edward L. Shaughnessy
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231533306
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Unearthing The Changes from the Author: Edward L. Shaughnessy. In recent years, three ancient manuscripts relating to the Yi jing ( I Ching), or Classic of Changes, have been dixcovered. The earliest -- the Shanghai Museum Zhou Yi -- dates to about 300 B.C.E. and shows evidence of the text's original circulation. The Gui cang, or Returning to Be Treasured, reflects another ancient Chinese divination tradition based on hexagrams similar to those of the Yi jing. In 1993, two manuscripts found in a third-century B.C.E. tomb at Wangjiatai contained almost exact parallels to the Gui cang's early quotations, supplying new information on the performance of early Chinese divination. Finally, the Fuyang Zhou Yi was excavated from the tomb of Xia Hou Zao, lord of Ruyin, who died in 165 B.C.E. Each line of this classic is followed by one or more generic prognostications similar to phrases found in the Yi jing, indicating exciting new ways in which the text was produced and used in the interpretation of divinations. This book details the discovery and significance of the Shanghai Museum Zhou Yi, the Wangjiatai Gui cang, and the Fuyang Zhou Yi, including full translations of the texts and additional evidence that constructs a new narrative of the Yi jing's writing and transmission in the first millennium B.C.E.

Unearthing The Wilderness Studies On The History And Archaeology Of The Negev And Edom In The Iron Age

Author: Juan Manuel Tebes
Publisher: Peeters
ISBN: 9042929731
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Unearthing The Wilderness Studies On The History And Archaeology Of The Negev And Edom In The Iron Age from the Author: Juan Manuel Tebes. "This volume comprises all but one of the papers presented at the workshop Unearthing the Wilderness : Workshop on the History and Archaeology of the Negev and Edom in the Iron Age, held at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem, on 12 December 2010. It is supplemented with studies from scholars who were unable to attend the conference but were eager to contribute to this book."--Preface.

Unearthing The Bones

Author: Alex Connor
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1782066268
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Unearthing The Bones from the Author: Alex Connor. A human skull is discovered in Madrid. A serial killer takes a life in London... The race is on, to own the most notorious relic of all time... A scorching short story and an enticing prequel to Alex Connor's Memory of Bones.

Genocide In Cambodia

Author: Howard J. De Nike
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812205464
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Genocide In Cambodia from the Author: Howard J. De Nike. The Khmer Rouge held power in Cambodia from 1975 to 1979 and aggressively pursued a policy of radical social reform that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Cambodians through mass executions and physical privation. In January 1979, the government was overthrown by former Khmer Rouge functionaries, with substantial backing from the army of Vietnam. In August of that year a special court, the People's Revolutionary Tribunal, was constituted to try two of the Khmer Rouge government's most powerful leaders, Pol Pot and Ieng Sary. The charge against them was genocide as it was defined in the United Nation's genocide convention of 1948. At the time, both men were in the Cambodian jungle leading the Khmer Rouge in a struggle to regain power; they were, therefore, tried in absentia. Genocide in Cambodia assembles documents from this historic trial and contains extensive reports from the People's Revolutionary Tribunal. The book opens with essays that discuss the nature of the primary documents, and places the trial in its historical, legal, and political context. The documents are divided into three parts: those relating to the establishment of the tribunal; those used as evidence, including statements of witnesses, investigative reports of mass grave sites, expert opinions on the social and cultural impact of the actions of Pol Pot and Ieng Sary, and accounts from the foreign press; and finally the record of the trial, beginning with the prosecutor's indictment and ending with the concluding speeches by the attorneys for the defense and prosecution. The trial of Pol Pot and Ieng Sary was the world's first genocide trial based on United Nations's policy as well as the first trial of a head of government on a human rights-related charge. This documentary record is significant for the history of Cambodia, and it will be of the highest importance as well to the international legal and human rights communities.

Singt Ihr Lebenden Und Ihr Toten Singt

Author: Jesmyn Ward
Publisher: Antje Kunstmann
ISBN: 3956142284
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Singt Ihr Lebenden Und Ihr Toten Singt from the Author: Jesmyn Ward. Jojo und seine kleine Schwester Kayla leben bei ihren Großeltern Mam and Pop an der GolfkĂŒste von Mississippi. Leonie, ihre Mutter, kĂŒmmert sich kaum um sie. Sie nimmt Drogen und arbeitet in einer Bar. Wenn sie high ist, wird Leonie von Visionen ihres toten Bruders heimgesucht, die sie quĂ€len, aber auch trösten. Mam ist unheilbar an Krebs erkrankt, und der stille und verlĂ€ssliche Pop versucht, den Haushalt aufrecht zu erhalten und Jojo beizubringen, wie man erwachsen wird. Als der weiße Vater von Leonies Kindern aus dem GefĂ€ngnis entlassen wird, packt sie ihre Kinder und eine Freundin ins Auto und fĂ€hrt zur »Parchment Farm«, dem staatlichen Zuchthaus, um ihn abzuholen. Eine Reise voller Gefahr und Hoffnung. Jesmyn Ward erzĂ€hlt so berĂŒhrend wie unsentimental von einer schwarzen Familie in einer von Armut und tief verwurzeltem Rassismus geprĂ€gten Gesellschaft. Was bedeuten familiĂ€re Bindungen, wo sind ihre Grenzen? Wie bewahrt man WĂŒrde, Liebe und Achtung, wenn man sie nicht erfĂ€hrt? Singt, ihr Lebenden und ihr Toten, singt ist ein großer Roman, getragen von Wards so besonderer melodischer Sprache, ein zĂ€rtliches FamilienportrĂ€t, eine Geschichte von Hoffnungen und KĂ€mpfen, voller Anspielungen auf das Alte Testament und die Odyssee.

Curating Human Remains

Author: Myra Giesen
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 1843838060
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Curating Human Remains from the Author: Myra Giesen. The difficult and sensitive issue of how museums and other repositories should treat human remains in their possession is here addressed through a number of important case studies.

Monster Parties And Games

Author: Chris Kullstroem
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786453818
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Monster Parties And Games from the Author: Chris Kullstroem. The first of its kind, this book brings together a collection of 15 do-it-yourself parties and games designed to allow monster movie fanatics to step inside some of their favorite horror, science fiction, and dark comedy films. Each game is themed after a specific monster film from the classics to those of modern day. With card games, murder mysteries, haunted house games, and detective quests included, there is enough variety to suit any monstrous mood. Each game can be played by all ages with supplies ranging from simple index cards to fake blood and body parts. The book includes full instructions for making each game, along with rule pages, game play guides, spell books, lab books, and more.

Talking With Serial Killers 2

Author: Christopher Berry-Dee
Publisher: John Blake Publishing
ISBN: 1857826280
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Talking With Serial Killers 2 from the Author: Christopher Berry-Dee. Christopher Berry-Dean is the man who talks to serial killers. He has penetrated their minds and gained their trust to produce one stomach-churningly compulsive selection of tales already, and his unique collection of audiotape and videotape interviews has been collated into another disturbing book. Not only does he describe the circumstances of his meeting with some of the world's most evil men, he also reproduces, verbatim, their very words as they describe their crimes. This book is a fascinating glimpse into the world's worst of the worst and will be required reading for anyone interested in the inner workings of the sickest minds, as well as for fans of Berry-Dee's work.

Cotton Fbi Collection No 2

Author: Linda Budinger
ISBN: 3732505871
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Cotton Fbi Collection No 2 from the Author: Linda Budinger. A new legend is born! COTTON FBI is a remake of a world famous cult series with more than one billion copies sold. EPISODE 5: THE INFECTION. The man with the inflamed stab wound in the Bedford specialty clinic is no ordinary patient. His name is Jeremiah Cotton, agent of the FBI, and he thwarted a biological weapon attack. Because he might be carrying the pathogen himself, he cannot leave the hospital grounds. Then one of the other patients dies under peculiar circumstances. Cotton starts to investigate - looked over by personnel as just a hobby detective and viewed with suspicion by hospital management. But then there is an attempt on Cotton's life and things get serious - and personal ... EPISODE 6: BONY BEACH. Human bones were uncovered by a winter storm on one of Chappaquiddick's beaches. While examining the remains the police found a dozen more buried in the sand. Philippa Decker and Jeremiah Cotton from the FBI's G-Team are on the scene to investigate. They are supported by Dr. Connors, a retired forensic doctor from homicide. For a long time he had been convinced that there is a serial killer active on the island, but no one ever believed him. He asks the two agents to help him find the killer. Just as a blizzard blows over the island, a dramatic showdown takes place ... EPISODE 7: THE KUMO CARTELL. John Saito, an American business man of Japanese descent, lies in his penthouse. He was murdered. All he had on was a condom. He had two Asian ciphers scrawled on his forehead which together form the word ?kumo' - the spider. It seems that the man was killed by some poison during sex games. Saito is not the first person to be killed in this manner. The G-Team is called upon to help solve the murders. Special Agent Jerry Cotton and Philippa Decker first suspect the Yakuza, or a similar organized crime gang, to be responsible for the killings. However, the true meanings of the homicides go far deeper. The traces lead to a network of dirty business and to a woman who is more dangerous than a Spider ... and deadlier.

Unearthing Bon Treasures

Author: Dan Martin
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004121232
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Unearthing Bon Treasures from the Author: Dan Martin. This unprecedented account of one of the earliest Tibetan treasure revealers also seeks to understand the role social or familial interests and sectarian polemic have played in perpetuating and transforming the textual narratives about him.