Clothing in the Middle Ages
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Clothing in the Middle Ages

Features fashions from the days of knights and ladies, and discusses such topics as the making of fabrics, peasants' clothing, nobles' clothing, and hygiene.

Children and Games in the Middle Ages
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Children and Games in the Middle Ages

Describes the life of children in medieval times, their games, pastimes, education, and the ways in which they were prepared for different roles in medieval society.

Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages

Describes medieval foods and how they were prepared and eaten, covering such areas asmedieval theories about food, farming, markets, the spice trade, the meals of different classes in society, and related topics.

Exploration in the Renaissance
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Exploration in the Renaissance

Discusses the culture, tools, funding, and challenges of exploration during the Renaissance, with emphasis on Spain and Portugal.

Medieval Medicine and the Plague
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Medieval Medicine and the Plague

Illustrates how death and incurable disease were considered a common part of medieval life and offers a history of the Black Death, or the plague, which killed millions of people in Europe.

The Renaissance in Europe
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

The Renaissance in Europe

Introduces the various elements of Renaissance life, including religion, trade, education, arts, and clothes.

Medieval Towns, Trade, and Travel
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 32

Medieval Towns, Trade, and Travel

Describes town life in medieval times and many aspects of the life of medieval traders, who traveled long distances to bring trade items to the towns.

Shang-a-lang
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Shang-a-lang

SHANG-A-LANG is the long-awaited personal story of the rise and fall of the Bay City Rollers.A no-holds barred account of Rollermania and beyond, the book provides a candid insight into the less savoury aspects of the music industry. In 1973, at the age of 18, Les McKeown became the lead singer of the Bay City Rollers, at that stage a one-hit-wonder pop group on the verge of giving up. His charismatic personality transformed the Rollers into an international super-group. Over the next few years, they consistently reached No.1 all over the world, selling an estimated 300 million records and gaining a massive following. McKeown was the catalyst for the worldwide mass hysteria not witnessed sin...

Research Administration and Management
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 916

Research Administration and Management

This reference text addresses the basic knowledge of research administration and anagement, and includes everything from a review of research administration and the infrastructure that is necessary to support research, to project development and post-project plans. Examples of concepts, case studies, a glossary of terms and acronyms, and references to books, journal articles, monographs, and federal regulations are also included.

Relics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 296

Relics

Faye Longchamp, back in school to pursue her dream of becoming an archaeologist, has been asked to run a project for which she is barely qualified, under the direction of a man who doesn’t seem to like her much. Her assignment: to uncover the origins of a mysterious ethnic group. The Sujosa have lived in Alabama’s most remote hills for centuries and have shown impressive immunity to many diseases...including AIDS. Late one night, Faye awakes to find the house in flames. She saves herself and one of her housemates. But her friend Carmen, the project historian, never had a chance. Then within days, an 18-year-old boy jumps from a cell phone tower that, when completed, would connect the outside world to the Sujosa community....