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Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii

By: S. M. Kamakau

In 1961 the first edition of the English translation of Samuel Kamakau's Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii was published by Kamehameha Schools Press. Many contributed to make its publication possible. A group of Hawaiian scholars was first selected by the trustees of Bishop Museum to translate Kamakau's florid literary style into readable English. The group included Mary Kawena Pukui, Thomas G. Thrum, Lahilahi Webb, Emma Davidson Taylor, and John Wise. Mary Kawena Pukui then revie...

Many famous chiefs, mentioned in Hawaiian history, were descended from Hana-laa-nui. The ruling chiefs (noho alii) of Hawaii were of that particular lineage (mookuauhau), and with additions from those of the other islands, the genealogy of Hawaii's chiefs and their ancestors was made complete. Umi-a-Liloa [that is, Umi-son-of-Liloa] was a famous chief, and the reason for his fame was that it was he who united all of the districts of Hawaii through wars. The kingdom beca...

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La Transformación

By: Miguel Argentino Pérez Gaudio

Considerar las informaciones, no como un servicio retórico de palabras, sonidos e imágenes amontonadas, sino como un servicio de mensajes, que se elaboran aportando noticias, daros, opiniones, como alimento intelectual, moral y espiritual para la vida de las personas. Ello requiere de una sólida preparación profesional, más allá de lo empírico, recalificando el rol profesional en la dimensión de un operador cultural, líder y gesto y de las informaciones, autónomo y au...

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Science History of the Universe

By: Francis Rolt Wheeler

In the present volume there have been covered in a comprehensive and popular manner the various departments of Astronomy. Owing to its treatment in a definitely historical and descriptive manner, however, it may be possible to supplement the general review by a few brief statements of some of the results and problems that confront us in the actual work of the observational astronomy of to-day.

The astronomical beliefs of prehistoric man were doubt similar to those entertained by the Eskimo of the Arctic regions and the untutored tribes of Argentine' Republic, South Africa and Australia, tribes who, living only for the day, concern themselves but little with to- morrow and yesterday and care nothing about the universe...

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Learning the Code

Learning the Code, Book 1, is a traditional primer piano method written and edited by James L. King III.

A primer level piano tutorial. Students begin learning basic rudiments and technique. Transitions easily to any traditional middle-c method book.

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A patra lovitură de gong : Teatru scurt. Ediția a doua, revăzută ș...

By: Florentin Smarandache

Volumul de față reia, grupate sub un titlu provocator, A patra lovitură de gong, piesele de teatru scurt ale lui Florentin Smarandache, cuprinse inițial în volumul Destin (Craiova: Aius, 2000), un volum de texte-amalgam (nuvele, povești, eseuri, proză memorialistică, interviuri, versuri experi-mentale, culegeri de folclor, teatru scurt), astfel:  No exit! evocă alegoric atmosfera de închistare a perioadei de dictatură comunistă.  Destin și Conversația sunt două mini...

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