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Star Wars Ewok Adventures - Caravan of Courage / The Battle for Endor
Star Wars Ewok Adventures - Caravan of Courage / The Battle for Endor
DVD ~ Eric Walker
28 used & new from $47.98

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Adventures of the Ewoks Extraordinaire, March 6, 2007
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For those who love Star Wars, many do not even know of the existence of these classic movies. While more geared towards children, they still provide any Star Wars lover with a little extra appreciation of the Ewoks. If you are a Star Wars lover, or have children, and want to have an excuse to watch it, then pick it up, both movies come on one DVD and this is a must for any Star Wars junkie or collector!


The Essential Rousseau ('The Social Contract'; 'Discourse on Inequality'; 'Discourse on the Arts and Sciences'; 'The Creed of a Savoyard Priest')
The Essential Rousseau ('The Social Contract'; 'Discourse on Inequality'; 'Discourse on the Arts and Sciences'; 'The Creed of a Savoyard Priest')
by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edition: Paperback
Price: $15.75
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3.0 out of 5 stars Innacurate Account of the Truth, March 6, 2007
Lowell Bair, while providing the "essential" works of Rousseau, fails to provide an accurate account of what it was Rousseau truly wanted to say. Refer specifically to the Social Contract Book II, Chapters VI and VII, pertaining to the law and to lawgivers. Bair, through his own interest decides to cut out nearly every instance that Rousseau made regarding religion and God. As a religious man, Rousseau felt that it was extremly pertinent that religion, though it may cause conflict played an essential role in the formation of a state and the laws that bind it. For, there can really be no secular state. Now Bair, decided to cut this out, in several instances leaving the reader to only infer that religion was deep rooted in his writing. Whereas, In the true reading of the work, it is obviously clear. I think that this is a twisted version of the truth, and through reviews like the other one stated, that people who do not know but would like to know these writers will become blinded by authors who corrupt and throw their own "perspective" and "translations" into texts like the "Essential Rousseau" by Lowell Bair. You want to read the true account, read the original works, and even better in the original language it was meant to be read in!
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When Coal Was King: Ladysmith and the Coal-Mining Industry on Vancouver Island
When Coal Was King: Ladysmith and the Coal-Mining Industry on Vancouver Island
by John Roderick Hinde
Edition: Paperback
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Emergence and Mobilization of Working Class, November 6, 2004
Award Winner and renound author John R. Hinde describes the coal industry in Vancouver Island around the turn into the 20th century. He emphasizes the importance of class, ethnicity and gender in a time where capitalism and the owners controlled every aspect of life from room and board to rights, wages and politics. This book focuses on the experience primarily in the small mining community of Ladysmith, and their struggle to obtain recognition from the owners and the government. This takes you through the process of modernization ranging from the beggining of unions to social responsibilty. The Great Strike of 1912 - 1914 is the underlying issue in the book and every aspect is considered by the author and is written in a very engaging and readable manner. Young or old, historian or simpleton on the quest for knowledge this book is for you.


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