Pale and the far north

government and society in two early Tudor borderlands by Steven G. Ellis

Publisher: Published for the National University of Ireland by Officina Typographica in Galway

Written in English
Published: Pages: 33 Downloads: 886
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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603.,
  • Ireland -- History -- 16th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

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As Duane makes himself comfortable in his new home in the Very, Very Far North, Duane has that comfortable, quizzical state about him and the adventures that he has, are quite fun and enlightening. Duane loves three things in life: napping, eating, and exploring/5(86).

An inquisitive polar bear named Duane befriends an array of animals as he discovers where he belongs in this charming classic-in-the making. In the Very, Very Far North, past the Cold, Cold Ocean and just below the hill that looks like a baby whale, you’ll find Duane and his Edition: Reprint.

Duane the Polar Bear and his many friends live in the Very, Very Far North. This is the story of their many adventures together. This was an adorable middle grade book with loveable characters you instantly fall in love with.

Each chapter explores how Duane met each of his friends and how he gave them their names/5. Marcel Theroux’s Far North is a post-apocalyptic novel narrated by the character Makepeace Hatfield.

Theroux follows Makepeace as she searches for. National Book Award Finalist for FictionMy father had an expression for a thing that turned out bad. He'd say it had gone west.

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But our world had gone north, truly gone north, and just how far north I was /5(30). Set in Canada, American author Will Hobbs’s young-adult novel Far North () follows Gabe Rogers, who lives with his grandparents in Austin, Texas.

When Gabe tells his father that he wants to live with him in Canada, his father tells him he may on two conditions. Book Summary Out on the far northern border of a failed state, Makepeace—sheriff and perhaps the last citizen—patrols the city ruins, salvaging books but keeping the guns in good repair.

Far-North Memories: Being the Account of Ten Years spent on the Diamond-Drills and things that happen in those days. Buy with confidence from one of Australia's oldest bookshops established in Seller Inventory #   Discussion of themes and motifs in Marcel Theroux's Far North.

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THE VERY, VERY FAR NORTH by Dan Bar-el ; illustrated by Kelly Pousette ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 10, Friendly curiosity and a gift for naming earn a polar bear an assortment of (mostly animal) friends, adventures, mishaps, and discoveries.

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Hobbs has written many other books including Jackson’s Gold, Down the Yukon. Makepeace is a survivor in an age where drought and famine have wiped out most of the population. A remnant of a religious community that settled the farthest northern reaches of Asia, Makepeace struggles with the choice between isolated self-sufficiency and reaching out to other humans in an age where brutality is the norm/5().

The book is best regarded as being a reading copy as there is shelf wear and soiling on the boards; the corners are lightly bumped with some damage and loss to the cloth; about 2" to 3" is missing from the bottom of the spine and 1/2" is missing from the top of the spine; and the cloth on the remaining spine edges is split with the boards.

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From the window of the small floatplane, fifteen-year-old Gabe Rogers is getting his first look at Canada's magnificent Northwest Territories with Raymond Providence, his roommate from boarding school.

Below is the spectacular Nahanni River -- wall-to-wall whitewater racing between sheer cliffs and plunging over Virginia Falls. The pilot sets the plane down on the lake-like surface of the. Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of nineteen novels, including Far North, Crossing the Wire, and Take Me to the River.

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Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND THE THREE INVESTIGATORS #13 - THE SECRET OF THE CROOKED CAT. This story is about two teenage boys that wind up stranded in the "Far North" Canadian wilderness with an older man.

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In The Far and the Near by Thomas Wolfe we have the theme of isolation, experience, paralysis, connection, perception and regret. Taken from his The Complete Short Stories collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story it becomes clear to the reader that Wolfe may be exploring the theme of isolation.

Post-apocalypse survival tales seem to be all the rage at the moment, with Marcel Theroux's latest novel, "Far North", joining the growing ranks of books providing a gaunt vision of a not too distant future, in which mankind is reduced to a basic, brutal struggle for survival in a world torn apart by warfare, plague and environmental disaster.

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Far North takes the reader on a quest through an unforgettable arctic landscape, from humanity's origins to its possible end. Haunting, spare, yet stubbornly hopeful, the novel is suffused with an ecstatic awareness of the world's fragility and beauty, and its ability to recover from our worst trespasses.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.Two boys and an old man survive a harrowing waterfall accident to find themselves stranded in the remote Mackenzie Mountains of northern Canada. Fifteen-year-olds Gabe and Raymond have the same birthday, but come from vastly different cultures.