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Author: Richard Bellon

-page introduction to a collection of sermons (most preached in Rugby school chapel) published in May of 1841 as Christian Life, Its Course, Its Hindrances, and Its Helps. The title captured the importance he placed on Christianity as a pattern of living. He adopted a calmer tone and a more methodical approach

In: A Sincere and Teachable Heart
Author: Mary E. Buck

learn of the innovation and gain an understanding of the function of the new technology. The population must then be persuaded of the benefits of this new building technology; perhaps there is a social reward for using this new technology or perhaps it improves quality of life. There is a decision to

In: The Amorite Dynasty of Ugarit

saint’s life or at the time the text was written. The account of Saint Takla Haymānot is a perfect example of this. The hagiographer explains that on arrival in Jerusalem, the saint visited “all the places where Our Lord (went) from Galilee, the place where He became incarnate, the Mount of Olives, the

In: The Monk on the Roof
Author: John Laband

understood that military slavery was the most honourable and profitable form of enforced servitude available to them, and that through this enforced service they secured a life of military honour with opportunities for power and enrichment. 32 During their conquest of Africa the colonial powers

In: Journal of African Military History
Author: Daniel Hopkins

generating a return over expenses; the planter’s style of life and the size of his family were in any case not calcu- lable in advance. Much could assuredly be saved, however, by living sim- ply off the land. Although butter, cheese, flour, tea, sugar, spices, spirits, the commission in a changed colonial

In: Peter Thonning and Denmark's Guinea Commission
Authors: Enock Ndawana and Mediel Hove

the living conditions for chiefs and headmen in an effort to dissuade them from participating in the Mau Mau war. 2 However, this did not stop some affluent chiefs and headmen to support the Mau Mau. 3 This underscores that the position of traditional authorities vis-à-vis supporting or opposing the

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In: Journal of African Military History

shows that the communities survived by adapting to three types of life, namely, aquatic or water based civilisation, living in concentrated area – ‘linga’ and forest life or mountain/cave-based life. 51 Reports by travellers in the area show clearly the development of a water-based civilisation

In: Journal of African Military History

about the fate of Retief and Dingane’s plans on 12 February 1838 they sent a warning to the Boers was a clear signal of the attitude of most of the Port Natal settlers; in this case it was just a reaction motivated by humanitarian motives. Still the decision of the alliance was a natural next step. It

In: Journal of African Military History

assert that a lot of their peers were from poor backgrounds so the pocket money made an impression. For these boys, military service was their only escape route from a life of poverty and were thus very motivated to complete their training regime of three or four years and endured the harsh disciplining

In: Journal of African Military History

would not “let their independence slip.” 64 Tiv Second World War veterans, unwilling to return to an impoverished life as farmers and disillusioned by unfulfilled expectations for good urban jobs, played a key role in the emergence of the Tiv political movement during the late 1940s and 1950s. Their

In: Journal of African Military History