By Antony Alcock
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At a party of a huge Serbian vacation, Stevan, a teen-age Serbian citizen of the Austro-Hungarian Empire learns that Archduke Ferdinand has been killed—by a Serb! This serious historic occasion ends up in radical alterations within the lifetime of the writer, of the Balkans, and of the area. This first-hand account of a faculty boy stuck up in international conflict I in Southeastern Europe illustrates the horrors of struggle and illuminates the various non secular and ethnic tensions that proceed to plague that zone within the twenty-first century.
The Bostock kinfolk is likely one of the oldest in Cheshire stretching again to the eleventh century. this isn't simply the tale of the Bostock kin, yet of a customary middle-class form of family members of the medieval period. within the 17th century it used to be stated that the Cheshire gentry are outstanding for "their numbers, to not be paralleled in England of their like quantity of floor; their antiquity; their loyalty; and their hospitality, no county retaining higher houses".
With its strong tides and one of many maximum tidal levels on this planet, the Severn Estuary used to be a barrier among international locations – until eventually the Severn Bridge was once opened in 1966, the single option to go the Severn Estuary used to be via ferry or railway tunnel. within the 19th century Thomas Telford observed bridging the estuary, which at the moment was once too pricey and unsafe.
This quantity demanding situations and redefines the normal contrast made among the sacred and the secular in medieval therapeutic, clinical perform, and idea as evidenced within the old, textual content checklist, and through fabric tradition (sites and objects). The reviews listed below are interdisciplinary and are grouped into components.
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