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Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: island, treasure
Number of Pages: 210
Published: 1955
ISBN-10: 1606801872
ISBN-13: 9781606801871

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Office of Scient
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: united, states, possessions, april, sciences, natural, graduate, students, basic, applied, census
Number of Pages: 198
Published: 1958
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12123

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: puerto, tax, rico, implications, operations, credit, section
Number of Pages: 69
Published: 1993-09-30
ISBN-10: 0788102117
ISBN-13: 9780788102110

The Section 936 tax credit primarily affects Puerto Rico & the subsidiaries of U.S. companies that operate there. Under this section, income earned by U.S. firms from operations in U.S. possessions is effectively exempt from federal corporate income taxes. This comprehensive report reviews all aspects of Section 936. 30 charts & tables.

Author: Dennis Livingston
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: homes, damaged, student, hurricane, guide, rehabilitation, healthy, safe, rebuild
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437916937
ISBN-13: 9781437916935

Contents: (1) Assessing the Damage to a Home: Basic Safety Inspection; Basic Health Inspection; Selecting Qualified Contractors; (2) Creating a Work Plan: Before Work Begins; Site Set-up; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); (3) Performing the Cleanup: Work Sequence; Clean Out; Gutting and Tear-Out Procedures; (4) Rebuilding: Surface Cleaning and Treatment; Rebuilding; Restoring Possessions; Quality Control; Appendix 1: Supplies and Materials; Appendix 2: Laws and Regulations. Illustrations.

Author: Jeffrey Knapp
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: utopia, tempest, literature, america, nowhere, england, empire
Number of Pages: 410
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0520073622
ISBN-13: 9780520073623

What caused England's literary renaissance? One answer has been such unprecedented developments as the European discovery of America. Yet England in the sixteenth century was far from an expanding nation. Not only did the Tudors lose England's sole remaining possessions on the Continent and, thanks to the Reformation, grow spiritually divided from the Continent as well, but every one of their attempts to colonize the New World actually failed.Jeffrey Knapp accounts for this strange combination of literary expansion and national isolation by showing how the English made a virtue of their increa

Authors: Steven M. Kossak, Edith W. Watts,
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Keywords: art, metropolitan, museum, series, educators, resource, south, southeast, asia
Number of Pages: 156
Published: 2001-03-01
ISBN-10: 0300088973
ISBN-13: 9780300088977

A great and early civilization arose on the subcontinent of South Asia that in time spread northward to the Himalayan region and eastward to Southeast Asia, a vast area including Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Myanmar. This resource introduces works of art from this area selected from the superb South and Southeast Asian and Islamic collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fifty-three digital images (of which forty are also reproduced as slides) present examples of Buddhist and Hindu temple art and the later court arts of South Asia; these range

Author: Peace Pilgrim
Publisher: Friends of Peace PIlgrim
Keywords: own, words, work, life, pilgrim, peace
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 1992-04
ISBN-10: 0943734290
ISBN-13: 9780943734293

The silver-haired woman walked away from her name and vowed to "remain a wanderer until mankind has learned the way of peace". On New Year's Day, 1953, she walked ahead of the Tournament of Roses parade handing out peace messages. It was the beginning of a pilgrimage that would last eighteen years. Traveling on foot without money or possessions, with only the food and shelter offered by well-wishers, she carried her simple yet compelling message throughout the United States and Canada. After the first 25,000 miles she stopped counting. Peace Pilgrim's account of her journeys across America an
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