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Hellfire And Herring

Hellfire And Herring Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 9781847650900
Release 2011-05-26
Pages 317
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'The scent of God...the air was impregnated with him and his mint-sweet and moth-ball evangelists. Just as it was with herring, as you might expect in a fossilised fishing-village on Scotland's repressed east coast where fishing was an act of faith and not yet a computer-science industry designed to suck the last drops of life out of the sea.' A vivid and moving account of the author's upbringing in the 1940s and 1950s in the little fishing village of St Monans. Rush returns decades later to rediscover his childhood, and offers a frank account of how it was for him. This evocation of a way of life now vanished demonstrates the power of the word to bring the past timelessly to life. Rush writes of family, village characters, church and school; of folklore and fishing, the eternal power of the sea and the cycles of the seasons. With a poet's eye he navigates the worlds of the imagination and the unknown, the archetypal problems of fathers and sons and mother love, and the inescapability of childhood influences far on into adult life.



Researching Religion

Researching Religion Author Steve Bruce
ISBN-10 9780191090196
Release 2018-08-30
Pages 272
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Researching Religion: Why We Need Social Science establishes the relevance of social science for the study of religion and promotes a particular kind of social science. Even if we confine ourselves to academic disciplines, there are very many ways of viewing religion. Certain kinds of questions about religion can only be answered by the methods and approaches of social science: if one is interested in the social causes and consequences of religious belief and behaviour, then one has to do social science. Steve Bruce underlines the value of quantitative social research. He shows that while detailed ethnographies have enormous value in helping us get 'inside' religious belief and behaviour, they are severely limited by problems of scale and representativeness in their value for generating and testing explanations. While the primary focus is social research, the examples are drawn from studies of religious belief and behaviour, so it also presents a very large number of important observations about the nature of religion in the modern world. This book is an informative, concise reference for students trying to unpick quantitative religious research. It shows how to gather valuable research and avoid pitfalls.



The Economist

The Economist Author
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106018775996
Release 2007
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A Twelvemonth and a Day

A Twelvemonth and a Day Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 9781847675699
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 304
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"In childhood there is no distinction between boy, bird, mammal or fish. A Twelvemonth and a Day is about change and growth, the fluctuating patterns in the worklife of a fishing and farming community throughout the cycle of a year, and about the year itself, the life of nature. It tells of how that symbolic year-and-a-day can be destroyed by forces we cannot seem to control—ignorance and greed, profit and loss, the wider forces of politics that damage communities and individuals. It is both a lament for a past time and a celebration of its vanished values. ‘With its Bible-sized characters, its feeling for workaday rhythms and the cycle of seasons, its tall and grisly tales of storms and wrecks, whales and sharks, witches and fetches, drowning and exhumations, it does convey a sense of that fatalistic awe which the sea inspired in those deeply devout fishing communities.’ Times Literary Supplement ‘A magical memory of childhood . . . powerful, vivid, evocative, funny, awesome, loving and so assured in its writing it catches the breath.’ Glasgow Herald "



The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography Author Arthur James Wells
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105211722678
Release 2009
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30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius

30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 9780071839297
Release 2014-09-26
Pages 320
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Fiendishly Fun Ways to Use the BeagleBone Black! This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to program and build fun and fascinating projects with the BeagleBone Black. You’ll learn how to connect the BeagleBone Black to your computer and program it, quickly mastering BoneScript and other programming tools so you can get started right away. 30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius is filled with a wide variety of do-it-yourself LED, sensor, robotics, display, audio, and spy gadgets. You’ll also get tips and techniques that will help you design your own ingenious devices. Features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations Provides full schematic and breadboard layout diagrams for the projects Includes detailed programming code Removes the frustration factor—all required parts are listed along with sources Build these and other clever creations: High-powered LED Morse code sender RGB LED fader GPS tracker Temperature sensor Light level indicator Web-controlled rover Plant hydration system Sentinel turret 7-segment clock Display for sensor information Internet radio Imperial march indicator Intruder alert using Twitter API Lie detector Auto dog barker



Penelope s Web

Penelope s Web Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 1846973090
Release 2015
Pages 509
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Odysseus returns to Ithaca after nearly twenty years, half of it spent as a soldier and the other half as a soldier of fortune. During hisabsence his wife Penelope remains faithful, despite Odysseus being missing and presumed dead, but when her husband suddenlyreappears he confronts those who have been trying to seduce his wife and kills them all.This is a novel about war and peace, about how returning soldiers can find peace more horrible than war, and home more hellish thanthe battlefield.



Last Lesson of the Afternoon

Last Lesson of the Afternoon Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 0862416493
Release 1996
Pages 308
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With his schoolboy humour and distinctive, cheerful voice, Johnners was a friend to millions of radio listeners and when he died in 1994 at the age of 81, the Daily Telegraph described him as the greatest natural broadcaster of them all. Vorn in 1912, Brian had an idyllic childhood in Hertfordshire until he was ten years old, when his father drowned on a seaside holiday. After going to Eton and Oxford he wanted to be an actor, but was persuaded to join the family coffee business in the City. When war broke out he served with the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards in Normandy and was awarded the Military Cross. After being demobbed Brian joined the BBC in January 1946.



Peace Comes Dropping Slow

Peace Comes Dropping Slow Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 0902859986
Release 1983
Pages 172
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The Spectator

The Spectator Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000115662821
Release 2007
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Sex Lies and Shakespeare

Sex  Lies and Shakespeare Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 UOM:39015080900676
Release 2009
Pages 338
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The third volume in Christopher Rush's acclaimed memoir of growing up in St. Monan's, Scotland, following on from the success ofTo Travel HopefullyandHellfire and Herring.Sex, Lies and Shakespearebrings Rush to adolescence, the discovery of love and lust, and of Shakespeare.



Hyperion

Hyperion Author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
ISBN-10 OXFORD:590617702
Release 1848
Pages 236
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Will

Will Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 9780857907844
Release 2014-02-06
Pages 511
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Startlingly poetic - excellent' - The Spectator 'This fictional autobiography does more than eulogize - Burgess is the only other novelist to pass this test' - Times Literary Supplement 'A brilliantly witty and imaginative piece of writing.' - Classic FM William Shakespeare is dying, with his lawyer at his bedside. It is time to dictate his will. But how can a man put his affairs in order before he's come to terms with his past? Acclaimed poet, novelist, and Shakespeare professor Christopher Rush has put thirty years of scholarship and creativity into this unforgettable re-imagining of the Bard's life. Rush takes readers into the mind of William Shakespeare, a man whose almost superhuman art was forged from very human frailties and misfortunes. Will takes us back to Shakespeare's childhood, his first encounters with sex, and the dangers of politics, plague, and love. We hear the chilling account of the Tyburn executions, see him crossing the frozen Thames with the wooden beams that would become the Globe theater, and return with him to Stratford on the heartbreaking journey to bury his only son. Rush has created an utterly irresistible figure whose voice rings true across four hundred years - irrepressible, bawdy, witty, and wise, his every word steeped in the situations and phrases of his own plays.



The Little White Horse

The Little White Horse Author Elizabeth Goudge
ISBN-10 9781101664186
Release 2001-12-31
Pages 240
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"I absolutely adored The Little White Horse."--J.K. Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series Winner of the Carnegie Medal When orphaned young Maria Merryweather arrives at Moonacre Manor, she feels as if she's entered Paradise. Her new guardian, her uncle Sir Benjamin, is kind and funny; the Manor itself feels like home right away; and every person and animal she meets is like an old friend. But there is something incredibly sad beneath all of this beauty and comfort--a tragedy that happened years ago, shadowing Moonacre Manor and the town around it--and Maria is determined to learn about it, change it, and give her own life story a happy ending. But what can one solitary girl do?



To Travel Hopefully

To Travel Hopefully Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 9781861977939
Release 2006-01-05
Pages 264
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When Christopher Rush's wife died suddenly of cancer, leaving him with two young children, his world fell apart. He not only stopped writing, he also lost faith in everything that had informed his existence: literature, the arts, his role as teacher, his love of nature, the society of friends. Nothing could cure his almost suicidal depression. At last he decided to try to reclaim his sanity in the least expected of ways. A confirmed non-traveller, he went to France, bought a donkey and disappeared into the mountains of the Cevennes. Like a fellow Scot, Robert Louis Stevenson, who had made the same journey over a century before, he hoped to find a new reason to live. To Travel Hopefully is a memoir of grief and recovery, expressed in an intensely private but universal language, which records a compelling journey of the spirit from defeat to victory. Anyone who has had to confront bereavement will find in these pages an understanding, experience and expression of the human predicament which go far beyond mere sympathy.



The Battle of St Monans

The Battle of St Monans Author Leonard Low
ISBN-10 190424646X
Release 2017-06-15
Pages 160
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Programming the Photon Getting Started with the Internet of Things

Programming the Photon  Getting Started with the Internet of Things Author Christopher Rush
ISBN-10 9780071847070
Release 2016-04-08
Pages 240
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Explore the Internet of Things and build useful, functioning Photon projects Quickly learn to construct your own electronics devices and control them over the Internet with help from this DIY guide. Programming the Photon: Getting Started with the Internet of Things features clear explanations and step-by-step examples that use inexpensive, easy-to-find components. Discover how to connect to Wi-Fi networks, attach hardware to I/O ports, write custom programs, and work from the cloud. You will learn how to troubleshoot and tweak your Photon creations—even interface with social media sites! · Set up your Photon board and connect to the Particle cloud · Start constructing and programming custom IoT projects · Learn the syntax of both the C and Arduino languages · Incorporate switches, sensors, and other input devices · Control hardware through the Photon’s outputs · Control your creations through the Internet · Add functions with Particle shields and add-on boards · Link real-time data to your board via the IFTTT Web Service · Integrate with websites—Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, and more!