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Dreams And Lives In Ottoman Istanbul

RRP $268.99

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Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul explores the practices of life writing and narration of dreams in early modern Istanbul. It focuses on the prominent biographer Atai (d.1635) who presents a fascinating portrait of contested lives at a time of empire building and shows how seventeenth-century learned circles narrated dreams to assess their position in the Ottoman enterprise. The author argues that dreams provided Ottoman biographers with a means of debating an uncertain world, a world built on diverse social networks and competing world views. Through an engaging and accessible prose style, this book introduces a world where dreams changed lives, the dead appeared in broad daylight, and biographers invited their readers to the gardens of remembrance. Early modern cultural historians who work on life writing, dreams, and practices of remembrance will find Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul a timely and useful contribution. Comparative studies in economic and political life in Habsburg Spain, Safavid Iran, Mughal India and Ming China have shown the shared rhythms between these contemporaneous dynasties and the Ottomans, and there is now a strong interest in comparative approaches to examining cultural lives. In this first monograph on the early modern Ottoman dreamscape, the author aims to address this interest, engaging in a dialogue with the recent scholarship on the early modern cultural history.


The Last Dream

RRP $56.99

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Late one night, I walked on a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as large snow flakes swirled and settled softly upon the town. Only a few people were seen wandering aimlessly on the sidewalks and upon the deserted streets themselves. There was light from street lamps and from inside of closed shops that housed wonderful art and sculptures.
I turned a corner to find several small trees between myself and the red brick wall of a building. The trees had long lost all of their leaves. A small bird, a brown, fat little fellow, sat on a snow covered branch. He chirped softly as I talked to him, apologizing for not having brought any food with me. When he flew away, I knew that I had received a gift from God.


Reviving The American Dream In Southern California

RRP $29.95

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In "Reviving the American Dream in Southern California, " Lloyd Mize presents time tested, proven and easy to follow strategies for purchasing real estate, paying it off sooner, and developing sustainable wealth and lasting income. Chapters include "How to Purchase Your Home," "Why Own and What to Know," "Purchasing Investment Property," and "Health & Wellness in Real Estate" which addresses building a life of health, wealth & happiness as the foundation of owning real estate. Throughout the book, the author interweaves his own experiences with his strategies. By learning from his successes and by benefiting from his mistakes, you will accelerate your real estate wealth learning by 10 to 30 years.
Lloyd Mize's easy to follow strategies will guide you in developing the vision of what you want, believing that you are ready, and creating your action plan. He also helps you to understand the value of what you have, to know what to look for, and to realize your potential. Opportunities abound for everyone, no matter your current position in life. Reviving the American Dream in Southern California shows you how to recognize those opportunities and to be ready to act when you do!
A "Go To" guide to links, references and networks is also included.


Green Building Handbook: V.2

RRP $320.99

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This key handbook provides a detailed reference for environmentally concerned purchasers of building products, and complements the Green Building Handbook Vol 1. Following the format of the original, this book discusses current issues in green building before moving on to consider eight building component types: fencing products, flat roofing membranes, glazing products, electrical wiring, adhesives, straw bale building, interior decoration and indoor air quality and ventilation. Invaluable for the specifier, this companion handbook will be useful to all those interested in finding greener ways of designing and making buildings.


The Vision And The Dream Vs The Heart And The Soul

RRP $44.99

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This project is my first book. How the writing of this book came to be is the work of the Lord and the Holy Spirit, leading and guiding me through. It is what God would have me to do. The hope of my prayer for you is that you will experience a spiritual adventure, a journey through your heart, soul, and mind by faith.

In Jesus' name, I pray. Amen.

"And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God."

-Romans 12:2

"Looking unto Jesus, the Author and Finisher Of our faith"

-Hebrews 12:2

"The LORD Bless you and keep you; The LORD make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; The LORD lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace."

-Numbers 6:24-26



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