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About The Hearth

Author : David G. Anderson
ISBN : 9780857459817
Genre : Social Science
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Due to changing climates and demographics, questions of policy in the circumpolar north have focused attention on the very structures that people call home. Dwellings lie at the heart of many forms of negotiation. Based on years of in-depth research, this book presents and analyzes how the people of the circumpolar regions conceive, build, memorialize, and live in their dwellings. This book seeks to set a new standard for interdisciplinary work within the humanities and social sciences and includes anthropological work on vernacular architecture, environmental anthropology, household archaeology and demographics.

The Cricket On The Hearth

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : OXFORD:590300996
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The Cricket on the Hearth is the third in Charles Dickens' series of Christmas classics that started with his beloved A Christmas Carol. In this tale the Peerybingle and Plummer families find themselves at odds with crotchety toymaker Mr. Tackleton, who hates children as much as he hates making toys. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

A Seat By The Hearth

Author : Amy Clipston
ISBN : 9780310349099
Genre : Fiction
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Priscilla Allgyer knows she cannot leave the past behind. But can love lead her toward the promise of healing? Priscilla Allgyer left the community to escape the expectations of Amish life. Now, years later, she is forced to return—along with her six-year-old son—to the place she thought she’d left behind forever. Though once estranged from her family, Priscilla is welcomed by her mother, but her father is cold and strict. He allows Priscilla to stay with them provided she dresses plainly, confesses her sins, and agrees to marry within the community. Once again, she feels suffocated, trapped, and alone. As Priscilla reluctantly completes her shunning, she catches the eye of Mark Riehl, a farmer with a playboy reputation. Wary of Mark, Priscilla barely gives him the time of day—while Mark, unused to being ignored by the women of Bird-in-Hand, won’t give up the pursuit of her friendship. Priscilla desperately needs a friend in Mark, even if she doesn’t realize it—and after Priscilla’s father and the bishop catch her and Mark in a compromising situation, their relationship becomes more complicated than ever. As affection quietly grows between them, Priscilla struggles to open her heart and reveal the painful secrets of her past. As Mark works to earn her good faith, can they both learn the hard lessons of love and trust? And can two friends discover a happiness that only God himself could have designed? The third book in the Amish Homestead series, A Seat by the Hearth invites us back to the Lancaster community where friendships are forged and love overcomes all.

Lilies Of The Hearth

Author : Jennifer Bennett
ISBN : WISC:89081604639
Genre : Social Science
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Harrowsmith gardening editor Jennifer Bennett travels "the sweetly scented, dangerous, romantic path women share with plants" and discovers a world rich in myth, magic, scientific curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit.

The Hearth And Eagle

Author : Anya Seton
ISBN : 9780544032064
Genre : Fiction
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A saga set in the coastal town of Marblehead, Massachussetts, by the New York Times–bestselling author of Katherine and other acclaimed historical novels. Inspired by research into her own family history, novelist Anya Seton created this compelling tale of New England, set in a “sea-girdled town of rocks and winding lanes and clustered old houses.” It is not only the story of Marblehead dating back to its earliest settlement, and of a family who stayed there in the Hearth and Eagle Inn; it is also the story of Hesper Honeywood, a passionate young woman whose long and dramatic life, full of triumph and tragedy, was interwoven with the history of both. “Miss Seton handles her clan cleverly. . . . In all this the house itself stands as an eloquent reminder of Yankee staunchness.” —Saturday Review of Literature “Skillfully weaves the events of the time . . . an excellent read.” —The Historical Novels Review

Voices From The Hearth

Author : Isidore Gordon Ascher
ISBN : WISC:89001936293
Genre : Canadian poetry
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The Cricket On The Hearth

Author : Marian Jonson
ISBN : 0871290480
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Hearth

Author : Annick Smith
ISBN : 9781571319890
Genre : Nature
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A multicultural anthology, edited by Susan O’Connor and Annick Smith, about the enduring importance and shifting associations of the hearth in our world. A hearth is many things: a place for solitude; a source of identity; something we make and share with others; a history of ourselves and our homes. It is the fixed center we return to. It is just as intrinsically portable. It is, in short, the perfect metaphor for what we seek in these complex and contradictory times—set in flux by climate change, mass immigration, the refugee crisis, and the dislocating effects of technology. Featuring original contributions from some of our most cherished voices—including Terry Tempest Williams, Bill McKibben, Pico Iyer, Natasha Trethewey, and Chigozie Obioma—Hearth suggests that empathy and storytelling hold the power to unite us when we have wandered alone for too long. This is an essential anthology that challenges us to redefine home and hearth: as a place to welcome strangers, to be generous, to care for the world beyond one’s own experience.

From The Hearth To The Open Road

Author : Barbara Frey Waxman
ISBN : UOM:39015018467525
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This literary critical book deals exclusively with contemporary fiction by women on the subject of aging. It discusses the emergence of a new fictional genre--the novel of ripening or Reifungsroman. The book contains an extensive bibliography of 20th-century popular periodical articles on aging (Canadian, American, and British), literary critical articles on aging in the fiction of Doris Lessing, Alice Adams, Paule Marshall, Elizabeth Taylor, Barbara Pym, May Sarton, and Margaret Laurence, as well a general literary critical works on these authors, and some general (nonliterary) studies of aging, such as Simone de Beavoir's The Coming Age.

Fire In The Hearth

Author : Mike Davis
ISBN : STANFORD:36105001740633
Genre : Municipal government
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Shot Through The Hearth

Author : Kate Carlisle
ISBN : 9781984804402
Genre : Fiction
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Contractor Shannon Hammer is measuring murder motives in the latest Fixer-Upper Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Wrench in the Works and Eaves of Destruction... Shannon's good friend and retired tech billionaire, Raphael Nash, is loving his new retired life but he can't stay unoccupied for too long. He's started the Marigold Foundation that helps fund small companies and individuals who do humanitarian work around the world. It's an exciting time in Lighthouse Cove as Raphael hosts the first ever global conference inviting big thinkers from every area of industry to give presentations on eco-living. Raphael's old business partner arrives in town with a grudge and a plan to steal him away from his important new passion project. Shannon knows her friend has no intention of giving up Marigold and is proud of Raphael for sticking to his guns. But when his former associate winds up dead, all signs point to Raphael. It's up to Shannon to hammer out the details of the murder before her friend gets pinned for the crime...

Governing The Hearth

Author : Michael Grossberg
ISBN : 080786336X
Genre : Law
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Presenting a new framework for understanding the complex but vital relationship between legal history and the family, Michael Grossberg analyzes the formation of legal policies on such issues as common law marriage, adoption, and rights for illegitimate children. He shows how legal changes diminished male authority, increased women's and children's rights, and fixed more clearly the state's responsibilities in family affairs. Grossberg further illustrates why many basic principles of this distinctive and powerful new body of law--antiabortion and maternal biases in child custody--remained in effect well into the twentieth century.

At The Hearth

Author : Mary Sue Pagan Latini
ISBN : 1561672157
Genre : Cooking
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In At the Hearth: Early American Recipes, Mary Sue Pagan Latini shares recipes passed on from generation to generation, her family having been pioneers in Arkansas. Every recipe contains instructions for preparation over the old-fashioned hearth as well as in the modern kitchen.

Testimony Of The Hearth

Author : Thomasine Rogers
ISBN : 173471610X
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This is a testimony of when the author purchased a house. It gives a day by day diary of the process from writing the purchase agreement to closing the deal. The author demonstrates how faith and belief in Christian principles can motivate and sustain a family through the obstacles that can occur. Scriptural references are used throughout the book. These can be applied to home buying and all situations of life. The author defines and explains many real estate terms not common to most people. The terms are given with examples and practical solutions. The book also gives step by step guidelines for a person beginning the home buying journey through the closing. After reading this book a prospective homebuyer would know what to expect throughout the home buying experience.

At The Hearth Of The Crossed Races

Author : Melinda Marie Jetté
ISBN : 0870715976
Genre : History
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Despite the force of Oregon's founding mythology, the Willamette Valley was not an empty Eden awaiting settlement by hardy American pioneers. Rather, it was, as Melinda Jetté explores in At the Hearth of the Crossed Races, one of the earliest sites of extensive intercultural contact in the Pacific Northwest. Jetté's study focuses on the "hearth" of this contact: French Prairie, so named for the French-Indian families who resettled the homeland of the Ahantchuyuk Kalapuyans. Although these families sought a middle course in their relations with their various neighbors, their presence ultimately contributed to the Anglo-American colonization of the region. By establishing farming and husbandry operations in the valley, the French-Indian settlers enhanced the Willamette Valley's appeal as a destination of choice for the Anglo-Americans who later emigrated to the Pacific Northwest via the Oregon Trail. Upon these emigrants' arrival, the social space for the people of the "crossed races" diminished considerably, as the Anglo-Americans instituted a system of settler colonialism based on racial exclusion. Like their Native kin, the French-Indian families pursued various strategies to navigate the changing times and Jetté's study of French Prairie takes on the relationships among all three: the French-Indian families, the indigenous peoples, and the Anglo-American settlers. With At the Hearth of the Crossed Races, Jetté delivers a social history that deepens our understanding of the Oregon Country in the nineteenth century. This history of French Prairie provides a window into the multi-racial history of the Pacific Northwest and offers an alternative vision of early Oregon in the lives of the biracial French-Indian families whose community challenged notions of white supremacy, racial separation, and social exclusion.

Embers On The Hearth

Author : Frances Boricchio
ISBN : 9781546269809
Genre : Fiction
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The story of Jason McIvers begins in the 1840’s. It follows his life as a trapper, away from civilization and alone in the hills six months out of the year. He is uncouth and unkempt, but to Jason, none of that matters. He is a good man but Jason’s heavy drinking always seems to get him in trouble. Often times a brawl breaks out whenever Jason leaves the hills to sell his furs at Fort Ryerson. As a result, Jason usually ends up in the army’s guardhouse to sleep it off. But during one drunken brawl, someone gets killed and that episode starts Jason on a journey that will change his life forever.

Light From The Hearth

Author : Marilyn Salzl Brinkman
ISBN : WISC:89034768028
Genre : Frontier and pioneer life
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"Light From the Hearth is an attempt to supply the parchment to record the lives of past and living pioneers from their written and oral statements. The photographs focus upon the buildings constructed by and lived in by these people. While many of these structures--now in a state of ruin or partial decay--are relics of a vanished past, some are still used today. From crude pole shelters, log houses and barns, to magnificent churches, these buildings bear testimony to the lives of their occupants"--Back cover.

Around The Hearth

Author : Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih
ISBN : 9789352140787
Genre : Fiction
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It is believed that the only way the Khasi people could learn of God’s word was by passing on the stories of their forefathers. The alphabet of the great Khasi tribe of North-East India was born as late as in 1842, when Thomas Jones, a Welsh Presbyterian missionary, introduced the Roman script to form the essentials of the Khasi written word. But long before the white man came, the Khasis knew agriculture, trade, commerce and industry. And they were also masters of story-telling. Theirs was a society of great wisdom and civilized conduct at a time when brute force held sway. For theirs was a culture that worshipped God through respect for both man and nature. Perhaps that is why Khasi stories always begin with ‘When man and beasts and stones and trees spoke as one . . .’ How did the great story-telling tradition of the Khasis survive so long without a script? Putting together myths and legends—peopled by deities and poor folk, speaking trees and talking tigers, the sun and the moon and everything below—bilingual poet and writer Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih describes how fables of love and jealousy, hate and forgiveness, evil and redemption inform the philosophy, moral principles and daily activities of his community even today.

The Cloister And The Hearth

Author : Charles Reade
ISBN : OXFORD:600069793
Genre : Middle Ages
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Stories From The Hearth

Author : Brian J. Hatcher
ISBN : 0982993781
Genre : Fiction
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Experience the power of Appalachian storytelling as twelve exceptional authors from around the world give their unique interpretations on a truly unique art form. Local, national, and international voices honor a grand tradition by telling stories as fresh as a mountain stream and as old as the hills. Powerful tales to edify the mind, move the heart, and stir the soul. Contributors include Beth Cato, Diane Tarantini, Shelly Li, Karin Fuller, Rachel Towns, Jamie Laxckey, Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy, Josh Reynolds, Theodore Carter, Jeff Baker, Steve Rasnic Tem and Sara J. Larson. The fire is lit. Gather 'round. It's story time.

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