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Make It Today

Written By: Clarence Prince
  • ID Book : 9781449039301
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Number of Pages : 172
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reads : 194
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : make-it-today.pdf

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This is the author's belief: By preparing this book it'll be of great help to all its readers. He has anticipated his works will open doors that are closed to many people. He wants to put light where there is darkness. Most of all, his desires are to let people know this: God is our heavenly Father, the one who has great love for all living human being. This author knows that some people don't stop to think too much of God's goodness, then they can't see that God is the only true provider for every man/woman, who is upon this earth. All the same, God is! Owing to that, our duties are to fear and obey the Lord. That we can only do, by following Him to wherever He leads. We have to learn to put trust in His words. We have to learn to stand on His every promise. It's for our own good. This author however, is of the realization that there is a fair number of people who do not know what God's guide for us really is. Now all that, bothers this author, it is really troubling him very much, so much so, He decides to put it in writing. Then he says this: The only thing that can lead people to God - is by following the Lord's written words. If people truly grasp that, they will esteem God more. Hence, once God is being glorified, and He is pleased, it could enable Him to bless the entire world in a more abundant way. Again, this says the author: Despite the best of one's intention, it's hard to fix the entire world all by one's self. Yet he believes that many people, can do something to make it better. That's why - he tries to write part of what he has to offer in books. He sees it as his way of evangelizing - to help save souls that would be lost. Not just that, but his books are organized to comfort every one, especially those who are sad and lonely.

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  • Pages : 273
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  • File Pdf: what-is-religion.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • File Pdf: the-gnostics-the-new-versions-and-the-deity-of-christ.pdf

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  • File Pdf: the-dramatic-literature-of-nawal-el-saadawi.pdf

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  • Pages : 335
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  • File Pdf: christ-of-the-coal-yards.pdf

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Isbn : 9781617034596
  • Pages : 258
  • Category : Christianity and literature
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  • File Pdf: postcolonial-literature-and-the-biblical-call-for-justice.pdf

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  • Pages : 292
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  • File Pdf: the-eternal-dissident.pdf

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  • Pages : 164
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  • File Pdf: love-letters-from-a-doughboy.pdf

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  • Isbn : 1982229233
  • Pages : 438
  • Category : Nature
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  • File Pdf: the-earth-walkers.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • Isbn : 141433138X
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Religion
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  • File Pdf: the-one-year-women-of-the-bible.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • Isbn : 1555918522
  • Pages : 464
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 637
  • File Pdf: where-the-tall-grass-grows.pdf

Book Summary:

In this entertaining and thought-provoking book, noted historian and musician Bobby Bridger explores the impact of Native American culture on the American psyche. The book also examines the impact of indigenous American mythology on contemporary identity and the development of modern popular entertainment, particularly the Hollywood film industry.

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  • Publisher : Vinspire Publishing, LLC
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 306
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 140
  • File Pdf: grit-for-the-oyster.pdf

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"A treasure trove of encouraging words for writers..." New York Times Bestselling Author, Terri Blackstock “To every Christian writer who’s ever felt lonely, inadequate and probably delusional (can’t think of any that leaves out), this book throws out a cheerful welcome. In its pages, you’ll find a helpful and soul strengthening community. Enjoy.” ~David Kopp, best-selling co-author of The Prayer of Jabez, executive editor, Multnomah Books A powerful motivator for aspiring writers, Grit for the Oyster offers wit, wisdom, and inspiration to take that first step and persevere through the writing journey. More than a how-to, this confidence-building book is designed to draw readers to a closer relationship with God, to affirm their calling to write, and to offer pithy practical guidance from successful writers like Terri Blackstock, Martha Bolton, James Scott Bell, Liz Curtis Higgs, Dr. Gary Chapman, and David Kopp.​

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  • Pages : 560
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 410
  • File Pdf: i-never-knew-that-was-in-the-bible.pdf

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The Ultimate A-to-Z Resource to Common Expressions and Curious Words from the Bible Martin Manser is a professional reference-book editor and Bible scholar who has compiled and edited more than 70 titles, including dictionaries and biblical reference works. He holds the BA Honours degree in linguistics and an M Phil degree, and he resides with his wife and children in England.

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  • Publisher : XinXii
  • Isbn : 3961426155
  • Pages : 122
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 472
  • File Pdf: seeking-a-dwelling-beloved.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Isbn : 1441238530
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 911
  • File Pdf: god-told-me.pdf

Book Summary:

Does an infinite and all-powerful God really care about the everyday concerns of people? Jim Samra answers with an unequivocal and enthusiastic "Yes!" in this guide to hearing God's direction in everything. From the trivial and mundane to the life-changing, God cares about it all because it concerns his creatures, his creation, and his kingdom. In this unique book, Samra unpacks biblical passages and shares fascinating and surprising true stories about God's guidance, encouraging readers to keep up a running conversation with their creator, to search for guidance in Scripture, and to pay attention to apparent coincidences. Readers who want to make godly decisions about the big things (where to live, where to go to school, where to work, who to marry) and the seemingly little things (which car to buy, which song to sing in church, who to talk to, what to say) will find a gifted and encouraging guide in Samra.

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By Doug Koskela
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  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Isbn : 1467443123
  • Pages : 136
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 163
  • File Pdf: calling-and-clarity.pdf

Book Summary:

Young adults often encounter mixed messages about vocation from their families, friends, and churches. On the one hand, they are encouraged to look at their gifts and passions to discern their particular calling; on the other hand, they are told that God may ask something of them that they don’t want to do or aren’t prepared for. The discontinuity between these messages has led to frustration for many. Seeking to ease that frustration with this book, Doug Koskela carefully distinguishes between “missional calling,” “direct calling,” and “general calling.” Koskela clarifies the relationship between gifts, passions, and vocation even as he offers practical guidance for the process of vocational discernment. This is a book for those who want to use their time, energy, and abilities faithfully as they move with purpose toward the future. Watch a 2015 interview here:

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Isbn : 080328392X
  • Pages : 408
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 859
  • File Pdf: black-elk-speaks.pdf

Book Summary:

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The Only Mind Worth Having

By Gardner Fiona
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  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Isbn : 0718844742
  • Pages : 242
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 479
  • File Pdf: the-only-mind-worth-having.pdf

Book Summary:

In The Only Mind Worth Having, Fiona Gardner takes Thomas Merton's belief that the child mind is the only mind worth having and explores it in the context of Jesus' challenging, paradoxical, and enigmatic command to become like small children. Shedemonstrates how Merton's belief and Jesus' command can be understood as part of contemporary spirituality and spiritual practice. To follow Christ's command requires a great leap of the imagination. Gardner examines what it might mean to make this leap when one is an adult without it becoming sentimental and mawkish, or regressive and pathological. Using both psychological and spiritual insights, and drawing on the experiences of Thomas Merton and others, Gardner suggests that in some mysterious and paradoxical way recovering a sense of childhood spirituality is the path towards spiritual maturity. The move from childhood spirituality to adulthood and on to a spiritual maturity through the child mind is a move from innocence to experienceto organised innocence, or from dependence to independence to a state of being in-dependence with God.

The Liminal and The Luminescent

By Terrill L. Gibson
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  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Psychology
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  • File Pdf: the-liminal-and-the-luminescent.pdf

Book Summary:

Our world is bathed in ongoing biological, political, cultural, climate, and spiritual crises that seem endless. If anything, these disruptions appear to be spiraling into ever larger threat fronts that challenge our survival as a species. Carl Gustav Jung, renowned Swiss psychiatrist, avowed in his archetypal psychology that there is a portal of transforming possibility if we have the courage to enter that doorway. That threshold entering demands that we embrace our individual and collective sufferings and then seek the path of meaning and destiny that is always resident deeply at the core of such trauma. This book narrates how this destiny is found and lived forward for both each individual life and for our varied human cultures. It affirms and gives examples of the deep-soul dimension of life that lies under the often chaotic surface—the liminal realm of animate and guiding dream, vision, myth, and spirituality where the gods meet us so that we all can find our mutual way Home. This liminal world is navigated through the metaphoric and literalness of pilgrimage, performance, and political processes in our personal and cultural lives. What might be your path of destiny?

A Passion for Prayer

By Tom Elliff
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  • Publisher : CLC Publications
  • Isbn : 1936143267
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 579
  • File Pdf: a-passion-for-prayer.pdf

Book Summary:

Of all the disciplines of the Christian life, prayer is perhaps the most neglected. Yet Jesus’ brief earthly life was permeated with it. A Passion for Prayer seeks to help you develop—or deepen—your communion with God. Drawing on personal experience and God’s Word, Pastor Tom Elliff shares principles for daily coming before the throne of grace.

Lonesome Dreamer

By Timothy G. Anderson
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  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Isbn : 080329039X
  • Pages : 328
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 493
  • File Pdf: lonesome-dreamer.pdf

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American poet and writer John G. Neihardt (1881–1973) possessed an inquiring and spiritual mind. Those qualities came to the fore in Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Lakota holy man Black Elk, for which he is best remembered. Over the course of thirty years he also wrote a five-volume epic poem, A Cycle of the West, which told the story of the settling of the American West. Despite Neihardt’s widespread name recognition, the success of Black Elk Speaks, and a list of critically acclaimed books and poems, Lonesome Dreamer is the first biography of Neihardt in nearly forty years. Timothy G. Anderson describes Neihardt’s life from his humble beginnings in Illinois, to being named poet laureate of Nebraska in 1921, to his appearance on the Dick Cavett Show at the age of ninety. Anderson also delves into Neihardt’s success as a poet far from the East Coast literary establishment, his resistance to modernist movements in poetry, and his wish to understand and describe the experience of the Plains Indians. Offering insight into both his personal and his literary life, this biography reaffirms Neihardt’s place in American literary history, his successes and failures, and his unbreakable spirit.

Cursed By Dark Shadows

By Gloria Marshall
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  • Publisher : Book Venture Publishing LLC
  • Isbn : 1946955302
  • Pages : 298
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 404
  • File Pdf: cursed-by-dark-shadows.pdf

Book Summary:

Three year old Geoffrey Garland is caught up in 18th century English society’s web when government workers snatch him from his poor family and place him in a wealthy lord’s home. Riches he never dreamed of lay at his feet but he must learn to play a wicked game with his guardian. Introduced to a dark world, he grows up filled with hatred. His travels take him to mysterious India where his dark side flourishes and he becomes wealthy. Seeking to be rid of his darkness, he seeks redemption. Adventure, suspense and forbidden love follows his path. Can Lord Geoffrey shake his dark shadows or will they consume him? It is a battle that will thrill and haunt you.

The Song Index of the Enoch Pratt Free Library

By Ellen Luchinsky
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1135659265
  • Pages : 1336
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 118
  • File Pdf: the-song-index-of-the-enoch-pratt-free-library.pdf

Book Summary:

The Song Index features over 150,000 citations that lead users to over 2,100 song books spanning more than a century, from the 1880s to the 1990s. The songs cited represent a multitude of musical practices, cultures, and traditions, ranging from ehtnic to regional, from foreign to American, representing every type of song: popular, folk, children's, political, comic, advertising, protest, patriotic, military, and classical, as well as hymns, spirituals, ballads, arias, choral symphonies, and other larger works. This comprehensive volume also includes a bibliography of the books indexed; an index of sources from which the songs originated; and an alphabetical composer index.

Modern Korean Poetry

By Jaihiun Kim
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jain Publishing Company
  • Isbn : 9780875730578
  • Pages : 351
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 258
  • File Pdf: modern-korean-poetry.pdf

Book Summary:

A companion volume to the Classical Korean Poetry, this anthology provides the reader a bird's eye view of modern, 20th century Korean poetry, thus completing the sampling of the Korean poetry beginning with the 12th century through the present.

The Zondervan 2021 Pastor's Annual

By T. T. Crabtree
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Isbn : 0310099641
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 223
  • File Pdf: the-zondervan-2021-pastor-s-annual.pdf

Book Summary:

Countless preachers have turned to the Zondervan Pastor's Annual to save them time in sermon and service preparation. This tried-and-true resource makes your demanding job as a pastor a lot easier. Use its contents as is, or tailor it to fit your unique approach. The Zondervan 2021 Pastor's Annual supplies you with: Morning and evening services for every Sunday of the year Sermon topics and texts fully indexed Definitive and usable sermon outlines Devotionals and Bible studies for midweek services Fresh and applicable illustrations Appropriate hymn selections Special-day services for church and civil calendars Meditations on Lord's Supper observance Wedding ceremonies and themes Funeral messages and Scriptures Basic pastoral ministry helps Messages for children and young people Offertory prayers

Literary Culture and U.S Imperialism : From the Revolution to World War II

By John Carlos Rowe Professor of English University of California at Irvine
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Isbn : 0195351231
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 467
  • File Pdf: literary-culture-and-u-s-imperialism.pdf

Book Summary:

John Carlos Rowe, considered one of the most eminent and progressive critics of American literature, has in recent years become instrumental in shaping the path of American studies. His latest book examines literary responses to U.S. imperialism from the late eighteenth century to the 1940s. Interpreting texts by Charles Brockden Brown, Poe, Melville, John Rollin Ridge, Twain, Henry Adams, Stephen Crane, W. E. B Du Bois, John Neihardt, Nick Black Elk, and Zora Neale Hurston, Rowe argues that U.S. literature has a long tradition of responding critically or contributing to our imperialist ventures. Following in the critical footsteps of Richard Slotkin and Edward Said, Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism is particularly innovative in taking account of the public and cultural response to imperialism. In this sense it could not be more relevant to what is happening in the scholarship, and should be vital reading for scholars and students of American literature and culture.

The Big Book of Ghost Stories

By Otto Penzler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Isbn : 034580600X
  • Pages : 848
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 434
  • File Pdf: the-big-book-of-ghost-stories.pdf

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A spirited Black Lizard anthology with over a thousand pages of haunted—and haunting—ghost tales. Includes eerie vintage ghost illustrations. The ghost story is perhaps the oldest of all the supernatural literary genres and has captured the imagination of almost every writer to put pen to the page. Here, Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler has followed his keen sense of the supernatural to collect the most chilling and uncanny tales in the canon. These spectral stories span more than a hundred years, from modern-day horrors by Joyce Carol Oates, Chet Williamson and Andrew Klavan, to pulp yarns from August Derleth, Greye La Spina, and M. L. Humphreys, to the atmospheric Victorian tales of Rudyard Kipling, Edith Wharton, and H. P. Lovecraft, not to mention modern works by the likes of Donald E. Westlake and Isaac Asimov that are already classics. Some of these stories have haunted the canon for a century, while others are making their first ghoulish appearance in book form. Whether you prefer possessive poltergeists, awful apparitions, or friendly phantoms, these stories are guaranteed to thrill you, tingle the spine, or tickle the funny bone, and keep you turning the pages with fearful delight. Including such classics as “The Monkey’s Paw” and “The Open Window” and eerie vintage illustrations, and also featuring haunted mansions, midnight frights, lovers from beyond the grave, rapping, tapping, wailing shades, and ghosts, ghouls, and specters galore! AlsoFeaturing haunted mansions, midnight frights, lovers from beyond the grave, rapping, tapping, wailing shades, and ghosts, ghouls, and specters galore!

Everyone Can Write

By Peter Elbow
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 0199880301
  • Pages : 412
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 847
  • File Pdf: everyone-can-write.pdf

Book Summary:

With Writing without Teachers (OUP 1975) and Writing with Power (OUP 1995) Peter Elbow revolutionized the teaching of writing. His process method--and its now commonplace "free writing" techniques--liberated generations of students and teachers from the emphasis on formal principles of grammar that had dominated composition pedagogy. This new collection of essays brings together the best of Elbow's writing since the publication of Embracing Contraries in 1987. The volume includes sections on voice, the experience of writing, teaching, and evaluation. Implicit throughout is Elbow's commitment to humanizing the profession, and his continued emphasis on the importance of binary thinking and nonadversarial argument. The result is a compendium of a master teacher's thought on the relation between good pedagogy and good writing; it is sure to be of interest to all professional teachers of writing, and will be a valuable book for use in composition courses at all levels.

Finding Your Voice

By Natalie Grant
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Isbn : 031034476X
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 615
  • File Pdf: finding-your-voice.pdf

Book Summary:

In a culture that praises blending in over standing out, productivity over purpose, and noise over truth, many women find their God-given voice compromised, quieted, or even mocked. We all long to live out our divinely designed passions and unique talents, yet too often it becomes so much easier in the face of opposition to stay silent altogether. What if God is calling you to so much more? As a working mom, wife, artist, and abolitionist, Natalie Grant has struggled to live on purpose while battling the worldly demands of keeping up the appearance of perfection. Emerging from her own dark spiral of suffocating inadequacy, Natalie found fresh hope in the truth that God has already given women everything they need to live out their God-given identity, passions, and calling. Finding Your Voice offers the heart-rallying, life-giving truth that a woman’s voice is not an uncalled for interference to be silenced, but a gift to be used for God's Kingdom purposes. In voice lessons as in life, a strong vocal identity requires us to first stand firm, breath deep, and finally, go for it--loud and clear. With rich scriptural study and personal stories infusing every chapter, Finding Your Voice reveals how to discover your own unique talent, train it according to God's Word, and start using it for the good of others--without guilt and apology.

Isaiah For You

By Tim Chester
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Good Book Company
  • Isbn : 1784985597
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 947
  • File Pdf: isaiah-for-you.pdf

Book Summary:

Expository Bible-study guide to Isaiah. Isaiah can seem intimidating. It's a big book covering an extended timescale, full of unfamiliar names and places. You may be familiar with Isaiah's vision of God's holiness in chapter 6 or his description of the cross in chapter 53. But large sections can feel like alien territory. But the book of Isaiah is full of good news. Forming a kind of bridge between the Old Testament and the New Testament, Isaiah enlarges our view of God, sharpens our understanding of salvation, and illuminates our Bible reading. It points forward to Jesus and fuels our vision for the church and our mission. This is good news worth shouting about! This expository guide by pastor and author Tim Chester takes you verse by verse through the text in a digestible and applied way. Each chapter focuses on a key text and shows how its themes play out in the surrounding passages, helping you to drill down into the details while also seeing the big picture. You'll find ideas and challenges for application throughout, plus a helpful glossary at the back. It is less academic than a traditional commentary and includes lots of application. It can be read from cover to cover, used in personal devotions, used to lead small group studies, or used for sermon preparation.

Music of the First World War

By Don Tyler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1440839972
  • Pages : 283
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 902
  • File Pdf: music-of-the-first-world-war.pdf

Book Summary:

This book discusses WWI-era music in a historical context, explaining music's importance at home and abroad during WWI as well as examining what music was being sung, played, and danced to during the years prior to America's involvement in the Great War. • Provides an excellent resource for students investigating music during the First World War as well as for adults interested in WWI-era history or music of the pre-twenties • Documents the variety of reasons songs were sung by soldiers in wartime—to cheer themselves up, boost courage, poke fun at or stimulate hatred of their enemies, or express grievances or protest against the war or against authority • Covers stage music of the WWI era, including music hall (British), vaudeville, revues, operettas, and musicals

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