Most widely held works about James Adams
Most widely held works by James Adams
Bill Clinton mastering the presidency by Nigel Hamilton ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A decade and a half after William Jefferson Clinton first took the oath of office, biographer Nigel Hamilton tells the riveting story of what was possibly the greatest self-reinvention of a president in office in modern times. The Clinton presidency began disastrously and deteriorated in a series of fiascoes. How Bill Clinton faced up to his failures and refashioned himself in the White House thereafter is the focus of this hitherto unwritten story. With his landslide win in the 1996 presidential election, Clinton began his second term as the undisputed, tremendously popular leader of the Western world. In vivid prose, this riveting narrative charts Clinton's dramatic reversal of fortune and his ultimate triumph over himself and his foes, a powerful reminder of what a great president can accomplish.
The politically incorrect guide to English and American literature by Elizabeth Kantor ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Citing declining coverage of classic English and American literature in today's schools, a primer challenges popular misconceptions while introducing the works of core masters such as Shakespeare, Faulkner, and Austen.
The pronunciation of the English language, 1799 by James Adams ( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Folk finishes : what they are and how to create them by Rubens Teles ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
"A Viking Studio Books original".
Euphonologia linguae Anglicanae, 1794 by James Adams ( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in Latin and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Young Stalin tells the story of an exceptional, charismatic, darkly turbulent young man born into obscurity who embraced revolutionary idealism, the world in which he found his Messianic mission in life. Equal parts scholar and terrorist, Stalin was so impressive in his brutality that Lenin made him, along with Trotsky, his chief henchman. Here is Stalin the supreme dictator in the making--his psychology, his hatreds, his loves, his knowledge of the world--and steeped in the paranoia of the underworld, learning how to triumph in the Kremlin and to create the USSR in his profoundly flawed image.
Free to choose a personal statement by Milton Friedman ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
In this classic about economics, freedom, and the relationship between the two, Milton and Rose Friedman explain how our freedom has been eroded and our prosperity undermined through the explosion of laws, regulations, agencies, and spending in Washington, and how good intentions often produce deplorable results when government is the middleman. The Friedmans also provide remedies for these ills--they tell us what to do in order to expand our freedom and promote prosperity. The international bestseller on the extent to which personal freedom has been eroded by government regulations and agencies while personal prosperity has been undermined by government spending and economic controls. New Foreword by the Authors Index.
Utopia by Thomas More ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
First published in 1516, during a period of astonishing political and technological change, Sir Thomas More's utopia depicts an imaginary society free of private property, sexual discrimination and religious intolerance.
The vast right-wing conspiracy's dossier on Hillary Rodham Clinton by Amanda B Carpenter ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
They adore her in Manhattan, worship her in Hollywood, and idolize her in the liberal media. But those of us in what Hillary described as a "Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy" have been keeping a file on her. If you're one of us, this book will give you all the ammunition to help end Hillary's White House dreams for good.
An academical discourse in English and Latin ... designed as an introduction to a publication ... on English pronunciation called Euphonologia linguæ anglicanæ, designed chiefly for the use of foreigners by James Adams ( Book )
3 editions published in 1793 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Storm and conquest [the clash of empires in the eastern seas, 1809 by Stephen Taylor ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
The Indian Ocean was the final battleground for Nelson's navy and France. At stake was Britain's commercial lifeline to India--and its strategic capacity to wage war in Europe. In one fatal season, the natural order of maritime power since Trafalgar was destroyed. In bringing home Bengali saltpeter for the peninsular campaign with military and civilian passengers, Britain lost fourteen of her great Indiamen, either sunk or taken by enemy frigates. Many hundreds of lives were lost, and the East India Company was shaken to its foundations. The focus of these disasters, military and meteorological, was a tiny French outpost in mid-ocean--the island known as Mauritius. This is the story of that season. It brings together the terrifying ordeal of men, women, and children caught at sea in hurricanes and those who survived to take up the battle to drive the French from the Eastern seas. Mauritius must be taken at any cost!
Some friendly remarks upon the present state of the Congregational Churches in New-England originally written in a letter to a friend by Samuel Manning ( Book )
2 editions published in 1806 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Taj Mahal by Diana Preston ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
While Galileo was suffering under house arrest at the hands of Pope Urban VIII, the thirty years war was ruining Europe, and the pilgrims were struggling to survive in the new World, work began on what would become one of the Seven Wonders of the World: the Taj Mahal. Built by the Moghul emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, its flawless symmetry and gleaming presence have for centuries dazzled all who have seen it. The story of its creation is a fascinating blend of cultural and architectural heritage. Yet, as Diana and Michael Preston vividly convey in the first narrative history of the Taj Mahal, it also reflects the magnificent history of the Moghul Empire, beginning with legendary warriors Genghis Khan and Tamburlaine.
The invisible man by H. G Wells ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
On a freezing February day, a stranger emerges from out of the gray to request a room at a local provincial inn. Who is this out-of-season traveler? More confounding is the thick mask of bandages obscuring his face. Why does he disguise himself in this manner and keep himself hidden away in his room? Aroused by trepidation and curiosity, the local villagers bring it upon themselves to find the answers.
The joke's over bruised memories : Gonzo, Hunter S. Thompson, and me by Ralph Steadman ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1970, British artist Ralph Steadman went to America in search of work and found more than he bargained for. At the Kentucky Derby he met a former associate of the Hell's Angels, one Hunter S. Thompson. Their working relationship resulted in the now-legendary Gonzo Journalism. This book tells the inside story of a remarkable collaboration that documented the turbulent years of the civil rights movement, the Nixon years, Watergate, and the many bizarre and great events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. When Thompson committed suicide in 2005, it was the end of a unique friendship filled with both betrayal and understanding.--From publisher description.
The late great planet earth by Hal Lindsey ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
This blockbuster of the 1970s offered a wake-up call to events heralding the return of Jesus Christ. The years since have confirmed Lindsey's insights into what biblical prophecy says about the times we live in.
Taj Mahal a love affair at the heart of the Moghul Empire by Diana Preston ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
While the Pilgrims were struggling to survive in the New World, work began on one of the Seven Wonders of the World: the Taj Mahal, built by Moghul emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The fascinating story of its creation is vividly conveyed in this narrative history.
Discourse on method Meditations on first philosophy ; Principles of philosophy by René Descartes ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A philosophical and mathematical treatise.
The boys of Everest Chris Bonington and the tragedy of climbing's greatest generation by Clint Willis ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This gripping story of courage, achievement, and heartbreaking loss tells of Bonington's Boys, a band of climbers who reinvented mountaineering during the three decades after Everest's first ascent. Chris Bonington's inner circle included a dozen of the most renowned climbers, who took increasingly terrible risks on now legendary expeditions to the world's most fearsome peaks, and paid an enormous price. Most of them died in the mountains, leaving behind the hardest question of all: was it worth it?
Enemies how America's foes steal our vital secrets--and how we let it happen by Bill Gertz ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Investigates how terrorist organizations and enemy nations like Communist China, North Korea, Russia, Cuba and some so-called friends are taking advantage of gaping holes in America's defenses to steal our most vital secrets to use them against us.
American literature American literature--Study and teaching Asia--Mount Everest Audiobooks Bible Biography Bonington, Chris Capitalism Cartoonists Case studies Clinton, Bill,--1946- Clinton, Hillary Rodham Criticism, interpretation, etc. Early works English language--Pronunciation English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers English literature English literature--Study and teaching Ethics Fiction Friendship Furniture finishing Furniture painting Great Britain Heads of state History India Indian Ocean Region Industrial policy Mauritius Mountaineering Mountaineering accidents Mountaineers Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) Naval history Political and social views Political correctness Political leadership Political science Presidents Réunion Scots language--Pronunciation Soviet Union Stalin, Joseph,--1879-1953 Steadman, Ralph Taj Mahal (Agra, India) Thompson, Hunter S United States Utopias Welfare state
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