A Small Place

A Small Place Author: Jamaica Kincaid
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A brilliant look at colonialism and its effects in Antigua--by the author of Annie John "If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by aeroplane, you will land at the V. C. Bird International Airport. Vere Cornwall (V. C.) Bird is the Prime Minister of Antigua. You may ...

Wildness in a Small Place

Wildness in a Small Place Author: Randy Minnich
Publisher: Lulu.com

A journal of the author's observations of the passage of a year in an urban nature area, supplemented with poems and drawings. ...

Flourishing in a Small Place

Flourishing in a Small Place Author: Paul Emanuel Larsen
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Born during the Great Depression and the height of the modernist/fundamentalist controversies, Paul Emanuel Larsen entered pastoral ministries in the late fifties. Rooted in historical evangelical theology, he embarked on church planting through expository preaching and evangelism. In the mid-sixtie ...

A Short History of a Small Place

A Short History of a Small Place Author: T. R. Pearson
Publisher: Penguin

Marvelously funny, bittersweet, and beautifully evocative, the original publication of A Short History of a Small Place announced the arrival of one of our great Southern voices. Although T. R. Pearson's Neely, North Carolina, doesn't appear on any map of the state, it has already earned a secure pl ...

A Full Life in a Small Place

A Full Life in a Small Place Author: Janice Emily Bowers
Publisher: University of Arizona Press

Taking a spiritual approach to gardening, the author communicates the subtle mysteries of life in the average back yard garden patch through a series of meditations on nature and wildlife ...

A New World in a Small Place

A New World in a Small Place Author: Robert Brentano
Publisher: Univ of California Press

Distinguished historian Robert Brentano provides an entirely new perspective on the character of the church, religion, and society in the medieval Italian diocese of Rieti from 1188 to 1378. Combing through a cache of previously ignored documents stored in a tower of the cathedral, he uses wills, li ...

Living a Big War in a Small Place

Living a Big War in a Small Place Author: Philip N. Racine
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

A history of life in one South Carolina city during the American Civil War, featuring personal stories from those who were there. Most of what we know about how the Civil War affected life in the Confederacy is related to cities, troop movements, battles, and prominent political, economic, or milita ...

The World and a Very Small Place in Africa

The World and a Very Small Place in Africa Author: Donald R. Wright
Publisher: Routledge

The World and a Very Small Place in Africa is a fascinating look at how contacts with the wider world have affected how people have lived in Niumi, a small and little-known region at the mouth of West Africa’s Gambia River, for over a thousand years. Drawing on archives, oral traditions and publis ...

Planning Designing and Making Railway Layouts in a Small Space

Planning  Designing and Making Railway Layouts in a Small Space Author: Richard Bardsley
Publisher: Crowood

If you want to build a model railway but feel constricted and frustrated because you only have a very limited amount of space available, then this is the book for you. The author demonstrates that a railway modeller need never be 'stuck for space', and shows the reader how to design and construct a ...

A Small Space

A Small Space Author: Brian H Jones
Publisher: Lulu.com

In pre-colonial Namibia, Cornelia was a companion and niece of the Oorlam-Nama captain, Jan Jonker Afrikaner. Cornelia joined her uncle's men on commando in their territorial battles in Namibia (Damaraland and Namaland) during the 1860s. Her relationship with the young British trader, James Neave, w ...

A Place to Hide

A Place to Hide Author: Kwame Senu Neville Dawes
Publisher: Peepal Tree PressLtd

A man lies in a newspaper-lined room dreaming an other life. Bob Marley's spirit flew into him at the moment of the singer's death. A woman detaches herself from her perfunctory husband and finds the erotic foreplay she longs for in journeying round the island. A man climbs Blue Mountain Peak to fly ...

Hunter gatherer Landscape Archaeology

Hunter gatherer Landscape Archaeology Author: Steven J. Mithen
Publisher: McDonald Inst of Archeological

The definitive publication of the ten year Southern Hebrides Mesolithic Project. The project aimed to document Mesolithic settlement on the islands of Islay and Colonsay and, in intepreting it, to throw light on a number of major issues: the colonisation of Scotland following the last Ice Age; the n ...