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America and Her Almanacs

Wit, Wisdom, & Weather, 1639-1970

Author: Robb Hansell Sagendorph

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs

Page: 318

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Early American Almanac Humor

Author: Robert K. Dodge

Publisher: Popular Press

ISBN: 9780879723934

Category: Humor

Page: 172

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This collection is a selection of comic items from almanacs published between 1776 and 1800. Dodge uses his smooth, astute writing style to unfold the humor in a section of American Heritage. The eight chapters are categorized by subject, including "Comic American Heroes," "The Tall Tale," and "Men, Women, Marriage, and Sex."

An American Icon

Brother Jonathan and American Identity

Author: Winifred Morgan

Publisher: University of Delaware Press

ISBN: 9780874133073

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 225

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The top hat and stars and stripes that characterize Uncle Sam today were first worn by Yankee actors portraying Brother Jonathan. This book explores the complex emblematic function of the Brother Jonathan figure and its changing meaning through the decades and in a multitude of popular media.

Autobiography in Early Modern England

Author: Adam Smyth

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521761727

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 222

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Explores life-writing forms - almanacs, financial accounts, commonplace books and parish registers - which emerged during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Technical Innovation in American History: An Encyclopedia of Science and Technology [3 volumes]

Author: Rosanne Welch,Peg A. Lamphier

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 161069094X

Category: History

Page: 1082

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From the invention of eyeglasses to the Internet, this three-volume set examines the pivotal effects that inventions have had on society, providing a fascinating history of technology and innovations in the United States from the earliest colonization by Europeans to the present. • Encourages readers to consider the tremendous potential impact of advances in science and technology and the ramifications of important inventions on the global market, human society, and even the planet as a whole • Supports eras addressed in the National Standards for American history as well as curricular units on inventions, discoveries, and technological advances • Includes primary documents, a chronology, and section openers that help readers contextualize the content

The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

Author: Steven R. Serafin,Alfred Bendixen

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826417770

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1305

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More than ten years in the making, this comprehensive single-volume literary survey is for the student, scholar, and general reader. The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature represents a collaborative effort, involving 300 contributors from across the US and Canada. Composed of more than 1,100 signed biographical-critical entries, this Encyclopedia serves as both guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature. A special feature is the topical article, of which there are 70.

Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2013 and Its Companion, the Astronomical Almanac Online

Author: U.s. Nautical Almanac Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780707741284

Category: Education

Page: 612

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Prepared jointly with Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. Designed in consultation with other astronomers of many countries. Provides current, accurate astronomical data for use in the making and reduction of observations and for general purposes. The Astronomical Almanac Online extends the printed version by providing data best presented in machine-readable form. Online data are provided for several years. Contains data for astronomy, space sciences, geodesy, surveying, navigation, and other applications.

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the year 1834

Author: Charles Bowen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2009 and Its Companion, the Astronomical Almanac Online

Data for Astronomy, Space Sciences, Geodesy, Surveying, Navigation, and Other Applications

Author: N.A

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780118873420

Category: Reference

Page: 550

View: 1375

The Astronomical Almanac contains a wide variety of both technical and general astronomical information. The book is a worldwide resource for fundamental astronomical data. The material appears in sections, each section addressing a specific astronomical category. The book also includes references to the material, explanations, and examples. The book is joint publication between U.S. Naval Observatory and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office (HMNAO) in the UK. HMNAO maintains the copyright on the material it produces.

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: N.A

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The American almanac and repository of useful knowledge for the year 1841

Author: David H. Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: N.A

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African American Almanac

400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence

Author: Lean'tin Bracks

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 1578593808

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

View: 7068

The most complete and affordable singlevolume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies—including more than 750 influential figures—littleknown or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture.

American Humor Magazines and Comic Periodicals

Author: David E. E. Sloane

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 648

View: 9958

"This survey of U.S. humor magazines is comprehensive and readable. . . . Recommended for academic and large public libraries." Library Journal

Longworth's American Almanac, New York Register, and City Directory ...

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: N.A

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american almanac

Author: BOSTON PUBLISHED BY CHARLES BOWEN

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Sky and Ocean Joined

The U. S. Naval Observatory 1830-2000

Author: Steven J. Dick

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521815994

Category: Science

Page: 609

View: 791

A colourful history of 170 years of scientific discovery at the United States Naval Observatory.

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ...

Comprising a Calendar for the Year; Astronomical Information; Miscellaneous Directions, Hints, and Remarks; and Statistical and Other Particulars Respecting Foreign Countries and

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

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The American Almanac and Respository of useful knowledge for the year 1830

Author: Gray and Bowen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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