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A Privileged Journey

Author : David Maidment
ISBN : 9781783831081
Genre : Transportation
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A Privileged Journey, Volume 1 1940-1962 is a personal and individual account of the author' youthful enthusiasm for trains and the travels he undertook in Great Britain and on the European continent as a student and management trainee of British Railways. It is illustrated by over 140 black and white photos, mostly taken by the author himself as a boy and student. The chapters cover the emergence of the young boy's interest in steam locomotives in particular, through his 'trainspotting' days to his numerous journeys in the late 1950s and early 1960s, with many accounts of locomotive performance supported by an extensive appendix of train 'logs'. Some of the chapters are much extended narratives from articles serialised in the UK enthusiast magazine, 'Steam World' over the last decade and are also based on ten hours of verbal interviews recorded by the UK National Railway Museum at York as part of their 'Oral History' archives supported by a UK National Lottery Grant.??The second volume, to be published at a later date, covering the period from 1962 to the current time, will describe his continuing interest and records while pursuing his career as stationmaster, area manager, train planner, Regional operating manager and finally Head of Safety before his retirement in 1996 and subsequent career as an international railway safety consultant.

A Privileged Life Ii

Author : Delores F Brisbon
ISBN : 0999881973
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Delores' book is a primer for living, reflecting the experience and wisdom she has gained throughout her life. Delores reaches down to the foundation of her being and puts into accessible language what her life experiences with God, with family and friends, and in the workplace have taught her. This book builds on the wisdom shared in A Privileged Life: Remembering My Journey as Delores shares the wisdom she has gained from the Bible, from Prayer, of Being Yourself, from Marriage, from Racism, of Leadership, and of Aging. As the reader moves from one chapter to the next, Delores' wisdom begins to soak in, leaving the reader both humbled and strengthened.

The Orphan

Author : Audrey Punnett
ISBN : 9781771690171
Genre : Psychology
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The Orphan: A Journey to Wholeness addresses loneliness and the feeling of being alone in the world, two distinct characteristics that mark the life of an orphan. Regardless if we have grown up with or without parents, we are all too likely to meet such experiences in ourselves and in our daily encounters with others. With numerous case examples, Dr. Punnett describes how loneliness and the feeling of being alone tend to be repeated in later relationships and may eventually lead to states of anxiety and depression. The main purpose of this book is not to just stay within the context of the literal orphan, but also to explore its symbolic dimensions in order to provide meaning to the diverse experiences of feeling alone in the world. In accepting the orphan within, we begin to take responsibility for our own unique life journey, a privileged journey in which one can at some point in time say with pride, I am an orphan.

Journey To Seduction

Author : Candace Shaw
ISBN : 9781460375709
Genre : Fiction
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All the right moves Ever since their families were joined by marriage, Sydney Chase has been driving attorney Bryce Monroe crazy. Whether she's in biker gear or stilettos, no other woman can compare. No one else combines tough and tender in such a sexy, irresistible package. Though Syd has him pegged as a spoiled brat, a spur-of-the-moment Vegas road trip is Bryce's one chance to prove otherwise. As a criminal profiler, Syd's job is to figure people out. Somehow, beyond Bryce's privileged background is a depth she never expected. Their cross-country trek to a motorcycle fest is turning into the hottest ride of her life—one she knows has to eventually end. Yet what happens in Vegas is impossible to forget, and Bryce isn't letting go until he's crashed through every single one of her defenses…

A Sentimental Journey Through France And Italy By Mr Yorick Pseudonym Of Laurence Sterne In Two Books

Author : Laurence Sterne
ISBN : BL:A0020866859
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The Jeffrey Journey

Author : Helen Baldwin
ISBN : 9781412005845
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Journey To Unlearn And Learn In Multicultural Education

Author : Hongyu Wang
ISBN : 1433104466
Genre : Education
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Multicultural teacher education does not work without attending to the inner landscapes of learners. This collection of essays depicts a journey of unlearning deeply cherished assumptions, and gaining new, difficult understandings of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and global issues in teacher education. Foregrounding learners' own voices and highlighting those intimate moments of awakening through a process-oriented and dialogic approach, this book, in its profoundly moving narrative and critically reflective voices, speaks directly to pre-service and in-service teachers and informs teacher educators' multicultural pedagogical theory and practice. Demonstrating the power of multicultural education through the learner's lens, this compelling and inspirational book is a much-needed text for undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education, multicultural education, curriculum studies, and social foundations of education.

The Migration Journey

Author : Gadi BenEzer
ISBN : 9781412804868
Genre : Political Science
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Between 1977 and 1985, some 20,000 Ethiopian Jews left their homes in Ethiopia and embarked on a secret and highly traumatic exodus to Israel. Due to various political circumstances they had to leave their homes in haste, go a long way on foot through unknown country, and stay for a period of one or two years in refugee camps, until they were brought to Israel. The difficult conditions of the journey included racial tensions, attacks by bandits, night travel over mountains, incarceration, illness, and death. A fifth of the group did not survive the journey. This interdisciplinary, ground-breaking book focuses on the experience of this journey, its meaning for the people who made it, and its relation to the initial encounter with Israeli society. The author argues that powerful processes occur on such journeys that affect the individual and community in life-changing ways, including their initial encounter with and adaptation to their new society. Analyzing the psychosocial impact of the journey, he examines the relations between coping and meaning, trauma and culture, and discusses personal development and growth. "His beautifully written bookof great importancebrings the reader close to a community whose miraculous destiny serves as an inspiration."--Elie Wiesel Gadi BenEzer is a senior lecturer of psychology and anthropology at the Department of Behavioral Sciences in the College of Management in Tel Aviv. In the last two decades, he has worked as a psychotherapist and organizational psychologist with the Ethiopian Jewish immigrants in Israel. He has written extensively on Ethiopian Jews, trauma and life stories, and cross-cultural psychotherapy. His book on the immigration and integration of the Ethiopian Jews has become the main text on the subject in Israel.

The Railway Journey

Author : Wolfgang Schivelbusch
ISBN : 0520059298
Genre : Social Science
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The Journey Into Wholeness For Single Mothers

Author : Bev Frank
ISBN : 1475949154
Genre : Self-Help
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You are not alone. If you have taken The Transforming Journey of Truth, Hope, and Love for Single Mothers, those four words you are not alone resonate in your soul. Youre no longer a single mother feeling alone and lost on a dark road with no destination. Your personal journey has transformed you into a single mother in a Half Family who is standing on the borders of Wholeness. Only this transformation prepares you to embark on a new journey: The Journey into Wholeness for Single Mothers. Therefore, if you feel alone, torn apart by the harsh reality of life as a single mother, and long to be whole, choose to take the transforming journey first. Whether you are a single mother by separation, divorce, or an unwed pregnancy, you will discover the light of truth which exposes all the rough spots on your road, the hope to maneuver through these challenges, and the love that leads you to a new path. Standing on the borders of this new path, you discover the three secrets to wholeness, which reveal a narrow road. As we travel together, you will experience the glorious splendor of this journey with each deliberate, selfless, and sacrificial step, receive wonderful blessings, and see a glimpse of heaven.

The Adolescent Journey

Author : Amy E. Jacober
ISBN : 0830868534
Genre : Religion
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Adolescence is a time of individuation--children are slowly finding their identity as adults, separate from their parents and other adult influences. Such a critical time of psychological development is complicated by cultural influences that shape their expectations of adulthood and color how they relate to other people and even God. The task of the youth pastor becomes to help adolescents navigate this often treacherous journey, helping young people reconcile their experience of childhood to the reality of their impending adulthood, and rooting and establishing them in a faith that can sustain them through their adult journey as well. Drawing on the insights of sociology and psychology, Jacober reveals youth ministry to be an act of practical theology, and helps youth pastors find their footing as they guide young people through adolescence.

The Human Journey

Author : Kevin Reilly
ISBN : 9781442213890
Genre : History
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The Human Journey offers a truly concise yet satisfyingly full history of the world from ancient times to the present. The book’s scope, as the title implies, is the whole story of humanity, in planetary context. Its themes include not only the great questions of the humanities—nature versus nurture, the history and meaning of human variation, the sources of wealth and causes of revolution—but also the major transformations in human history: agriculture, cities, iron, writing, universal religions, global trade, industrialization, popular government, justice, and equality. In each conceptually rich chapter, leading historian Kevin Reilly concentrates on a single important period and theme, sustaining a focused narrative and analytical perspective. Chapter 2, for example, discusses the significance of bronze-age urbanization and the advent of the Iron Age. Chapter 3 examines the meaning and significance of the age of “classical” civilizations. Chapter 4 explains the spread of universal religions and new technologies in the postclassical age of Eurasian integration. But these examples also reveal a range of approaches to world history. The first chapter is an example of current “Big History,” the second of history as technological transformations, the third of comparative history, the fourth the history of connections that dominates, and thus narrows, so many texts. Free of either a confined, limiting focus or a mandatory laundry list of topics, this book begins with our most important questions and searches all of our past for answers. Well-grounded in the latest scholarship, this is not a fill-in-the-blanks text, but world history in a grand humanistic tradition.

The Journey Of Life

Author : Henderson Brome
ISBN : 9780595425617
Genre : Self-Help
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The journey of life from birth to death is a phenomenon that is common to all human beings. It's an experience that transcends all the variables of our existence such as race, religion and nationality. How we reach our destination, accomplish our goals and realize our God-given destiny is contingent upon our ability to navigate the contours of that journey. We can indeed celebrate the blessings and successes, confront the obstacles and cope with the myriad experiences of life's journey. This book is addressed to all who struggle to meet the challenges of life's journey. Some chapters provide us with powerful and compelling stories of those who in the face of adversity and disappointment did not retreat nor surrender but who through faith, determination, patience and indefatigable will were able to triumph over the troubles, trials, temptation and tribulation of their experience. Other chapters provide the reader with stories that serve as sign posts that allow one to make the appropriate detours and diversions in order to avoid the pitfalls and potholes of life's journey. The content of this book provides us not only with a road map, but also with some valuable tools for our survival kit as we traverse the diverse landscape of that journey.

A Journey In England

Author : Frank Binder
ISBN : 9781446606650
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Frank Binder's book Journey in England was first published, to critical acclaim, in 1932. His writing was also lauded in Eric Partridge's Usage and Abusage. The book describes in gloriously extravagant style, a tour of parts of England by train and on foot, starting with his journey from Bonn across north Germany to Harwich. He went on by train to see the great churches and other historic buildings at Ely, Peterborough, Lincoln, Liverpool, Chester, Stratford-on-Avon, Leamington and Warwick, then on foot through Kenilworth, Oxford and Thames towns and villages such as Reading, Maidenhead, Bray, Stoke Poges, Windsor and Runnymede, before hitching a lift into London. But now, at last, the genius of this remarkable man is belatedly being acknowledged and his well deserved place in the Pantheon of the great prose writers of English literature will be assured.

Journey On The Four Hills

Author : G.R.G.M. MD
ISBN : 1469700603
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Life is often viewed as a continuum that is judged by its ultimate outcome. In contrast, native Americans view life as a journey over four symbolic hills. Birth to teenage; Teenage to early manhood; Early manhood to age maturity; (and most important) The Fourth Hill In Journey on the Four Hills, the author relates the lessons learned in his lifes journey. In relating the way love and fear bent his life, G.R.G.M. leaves a powerful, personal legacy that gives insight into a spiritual life and the lessons that shaped it. Journey on the Four Hills defies characterization: part autobiography, part self-help, part spiritual, and part just plain wisdom.

The Journey Back To Eden

Author : Glen G. Scorgie
ISBN : 9780310862727
Genre : Religion
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Men, women, and equality:Where is the Bible pointing us?Join the journey through the pages of Scripture and across history to see the trajectory of the Spirit. Can it be that he is taking the church back to personal wholeness and relational harmony that have eluded men and women since the Fall in the garden?Based on a high view of Scripture, this fresh look at the biblical landscape• corrects misunderstandings of biblical statements on gender.• demonstrates that some texts applied only to the unique historical situations they addressed.• discerns the overall direction that the Holy Spirit is taking, calling the church to embrace a vision of gender equality, freedom, and mutuality.Written in an accessible style, The Journey Back to Eden offers hope and encouragement to men and women who are perplexed by gender stereotypes. The book includes questions for individual reflection or group discussion.

Reflections From The Journey Of Life

Author : Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho
ISBN : 1556433883
Genre : Philosophy
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A collection of interviews with the Dalai Lama conducted by a French journalist draws on the fundamental tenets of Buddhism as it covers such issues as the environment, ethics, violence, death, desire, happiness, religion, and humility. Original.

A Journey To The Tea Countries Of China

Author : Robert Fortune
ISBN : 9781108046411
Genre : History
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First published in 1852, this travel narrative charts Robert Fortune's search for the best tea specimens in China.

Journey Through The Kingdom Of Oude 1849 1859

Author : W. H. Sleeman
ISBN : 8120611047
Genre : Oudh (India)
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Born in 1788 W.H. Sleeman came to India as in infantry cadet in the Bengal army in 1809. He rose through the rank final to become Major General in 1854. He is best remembered for his work for the suppression of the Thugs. He also received the coveted post of British resident at Lucknow and was the one who cautioned the British against annexing Oudh (Avadh) as, he believed, that such an action would lead to a mutiny among the native sepoys. This was in 1854-55. This book recounts this journey through Oudh to access the situation prevalent there. Traveling through the area he faithfully recounts all that he saw; the people, their practices, the land tenure, the cultivation, the state of the army, the political situation, the nobility etc. His travel started in December 1849 and ended in Feb 1850. This book is a reprint of the 1858 edition.

A Journey Through The Kingdom Of Oude In 1849 1850

Author : Sir William Henry Sleeman
ISBN : OXFORD:N13207529
Genre : Oudh (Princely State)
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