Twelve Years A Slave  Illustrated

Twelve Years A Slave Illustrated


  • Author : Solomon Northup
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-08-22
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9782765903192


Twelve Years A Slave Illustrated Book Description :

Twelve Years a Slave (1853) is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup, as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York, details his kidnapping in Washington, D.C. and subsequent sale into slavery. After having been kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana by various masters, Northup was able to write to friends and family in New York, who were in turn able to secure his release. Northup's account provides extensive details on the slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans and describes at length cotton and sugar cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana....

Hawaiian Dictionary
Score: 5
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Hawaiian Dictionary


  • Author : Mary Kawena Pukui
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 1986-03-01
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0824807030


Hawaiian Dictionary Book Description :

"This standard work of reference... continues offering the happy blend of grammar and lexicon." --American Reference Books Annual For many years, Hawaiian Dictionary has been the definitive and authoritative work on the Hawaiian language. Now this indispensible reference volume has been enlarged and completely revised. More than 3,000 new entries have been added to the Hawaiian-English section, bringing the total number of entries to almost 30,000 and making it the largest and most complete of any Polynesian dictionary. This new edition is more than a dictionary. Containing folklore, poetry, and ethnology, it will benefit Hawaiian studies for years to come....

Hawaiian Grammar
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Hawaiian Grammar


  • Author : Samuel H. Elbert
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2001-04-01
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • ISBN 10 : 082482489X


Hawaiian Grammar Book Description :

Without question, this is the definitive grammar of the Hawaiian language. Indeed it is the first attempt at a comprehensive treatment of the subject since W.D. Alexander published his concise Short Synopsis of the Most Essential Points in Hawaiian Grammar in 1864. This grammar is intended as a companion to the Hawaiian Dictionary, by the same authors. The grammar was written with every student of the Hawaiian language in mind - from the casual interested layperson to the professional linguist and grammarian. Although it was obviously impossible to avoid technical terms, their use was kept to a minimum, and a glossary is included for those who need its help. Each point of grammar is illustrated with examples, many from Hawaiian-language literature....

Grandeur of the Everyday

Grandeur of the Everyday


  • Author : Dale Kennington
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-15
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780817319755


Grandeur of the Everyday Book Description :

'Grandeur of the Everyday' is the first full-length volume dedicated to the life and work of Dale Kennington - an accomplished master of contemporary American realism....