Princess Ozma invites Dorothy and her Aunt and Uncle to live in Oz.
This is magical children’s books by Lyman Frank Baum, American author, poet, playwright, actor, and independent filmmaker. Though an enjoyable fantastic adventure, the book teaches young readers the important lessons of inventiveness, friendship, bravery, and self-confidence. It became the sixth book of Oz series, continued by 10 more sequels.
"From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan" is a fascinating travelogue through the 19th century India revealing a culture whose uncanny developments in the metaphysics of mind in the material world are today shedding light upon far reaching intuitions. The way Blavatsky reveals India without the fogs of mysticism but through an insightful first-person narrative makes this an excellent introduction and captivating look into the exotic world of Hindostan. It's truly adventuresome and fascinating. For anyone looking into the anthropology of ancient and modern India this book will prove insightful, or for those looking to escape into an exciting travelogue. Blavatsky and her traveling companions are both intellectual and charming, and the book is really delightful.
De Turkey and De Law was written by a famous writer Zora Neale Hurston who is one of the most prominent authors of the Harlem Renaissance. In addition to being a writer she was as well anthropologist, essayist, novelist and journalist. A famous novel Their Eyes Were Watching God also belongs to her pen, in which the author describes the spiritual trip of a black woman.
A 1909-1912 work by Sven Anders Hedin, a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, and travel writer, as well as an illustrator of his own works, whose investigations in Tibet and western China make him one of the most eminent explorers of Asia. Between 1905 and 1908 he investigated the Central Persian desert basins, the western highlands of Tibet and the Transhimalaya. The result of the expedition was the description of numerous historical memorials and landscapes; eliminated lots of blank spot on the map of Tibet and other regions of Middle East.
Although the book In Tibet and Chinese Turkestan Being the Record of Three Years Exploration was published for the first time in 1901, it does not seem to be old-fashioned as it gives readers an idea of what the life in Tibet and Chinese Turkestan was at that period of time. The book includes impressions from the trip made by the author of this account of adventures Henry Deasy. The story is well structured and very expressive and would appeal to anyone interested in the history of this part of the world or who wants to compare the modern life there witht the life of the beginning of the 20th century.
A vindication of the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Exeter : occasioned by Mr. Benjamin Hoadly's reflections on his Lordship's two sermons of government, ...
Authorship: DNB, NUC Half-title: A vindication of the Bishop of Exeter A reply to: Benjamin Hoadly, Some considerations humbly offered to the ... Bishop of Exeter. London, 1709 Answered by: Benjamin Hoadly, The divine rights of the British nation and constitution vindicated ... . London, 1710