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The pivotal event of the book is an appearance of Jesus Christ to the Americas shortly after his resurrection.
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The quick and decisive defeat of the Arab troops during the Six-Day War by Israeli troops constituted a pivotal event in the Arab Muslim world.
* The sack of Lindisfarne monastery by a fleet of opportunistic Vikings is a pivotal event in Charles Barnitz ' historical fantasy / adventure, The Deepest Sea ( 1996 )
Scott's orchestration of King George IV's visit to Scotland, in 1822 was a pivotal event intended to inspire a view of his home country that, in his view, accentuated the positive aspects of the past while allowing the age of quasi-mediaeval blood-letting to be put to rest and the envisioning of a more useful, hopefully peaceful future.
Destinations for such pilgrims can include historic sites of national or cultural importance, and can be defined as places " of cultural significance: an artist's home, the location of a pivotal event or an iconic destination.
A pivotal event in the history of the Naskapis occurred in early 1975, when, after separate visits to Schefferville by Billy Diamond, Grand Chief, Grand Council of the Crees ( of Quebec ) (" GCCQ "), and Charlie Watt, President, Northern Quebec Inuit Association (" NQIA "), the Naskapis decided to become involved in the negotiations leading to the signature of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (" JBNQA ").
This situation came to a head with the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue, a pivotal event described in Nat Brandt's book The Town That Started the Civil War.
However, like Manzikert, Myriokephalon was a pivotal event and following it the balance between the two powers in Anatolia gradually began to shift, for Manuel never again launched a strategically offensive campaign against the Turks and remained on the defensive.
The following year, the brutal suppression by Soviet forces of a large peaceful demonstration held in Tbilisi on April 4 – 9, 1989 proved to be a pivotal event in discrediting the continuation of Soviet rule over the country.
Focusing on key passages in the books of Daniel, Ezekiel and Revelation, Lindsey originally suggested the possibility that these climactic events might play out in the 1980s, which he interpreted as one generation from the foundation of modern Israel in 1948, a pivotal event in most evangelical ( especially conservative evangelical ) schools of eschatological thought.
This pivotal event remains shrouded in mystery because its outcome has become an object of contention ( and considerable historical rewriting ) between pro-Vietnamese and anti-Vietnamese Khmer communist factions.
The deaths and the reaction to them has been described as a pivotal event in the Iranian Revolution when any " hope for compromise " between the protest movement and the Shah's regime was extinguished.
The Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 was a pivotal event in Czechoslovakia's political development.
This was to be a pivotal event in the British Poetry Revival, bringing together poets who were separated geographically and in terms of poetic influences and encouraging them to support and publish each other's work.
The next year, she witnessed the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, a pivotal event in her life.
She also referred to the Sponsorship scandal as " a pivotal event with a lasting impact " and " broke just about every rule in the book ".
The Battle of the Alamo ( February 23 – March 6, 1836 ) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution.
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A pivotal book on Hart was written by Neil MacCormick in 1981 ( second edition due in 2007 ), which further refined and offered some important criticisms that led MacCormick to develop his own theory ( the best example of which is his recently published Institutions of Law, 2007 ).
Although Oxford University Press offered to publish the work, he instead chose to release the book through Penguin Books because they would sell it at a cheaper price, something he believed was pivotal to providing his knowledge to " the masses.
A movie called " Taking Woodstock " was released in August 2009 based on the book of the same title by Elliot Tiber, whose parents owned the nearby El Monaco Motel in White Lake and played a pivotal role in bringing the Woodstock nation to Bethel.
Though it seems not to be the most pivotal death in the book, Vonnegut declares that this death is the climax of the book as a whole.
The pivotal change in the English-speaking world seems to have come with the permission to charge interest on lent money: particularly the 1545 act " An Act Against Usurie " ( 37 H. viii 9 ) of King Henry VIII of England ( see book references ).
* Astronomer Clifford Stoll plays a pivotal role in tracking down hacker Markus Hess, events later covered in Stoll's 1990 book The Cuckoo's Egg.
Both were politically pivotal experiences about which he would eventually write in his book Finding the Trapdoor.
Belisarius ' actions and magnanimous behavior as victor in the first book will pay a pivotal role as the third book develops and the secret war against the Malwa turns hot.
However, some conspiracy theorists use the research findings of American journalist Edwin Black, author of the 2009 book Nazi Nexus, to claim that some American corporations and philanthropic foundations — whose complicity was pivotal to the Third Reich's war effort, Nazi eugenics and the Holocaust — are now conspiring to build a Fourth Reich.
While she did not explicitly mention this in The Guns of August, Barbara Tuchman was a witness to one of the pivotal events of the book: the pursuit of the German battle cruiser Goeben and light cruiser Breslau.
Georges Auguste Escoffier's Le Guide culinaire ( pronounced ) is a pivotal book in the history of European haute cuisine, being Escoffier's largely successful attempt to codify and streamline the common French restaurant food of the day.
She also illustrated the poetry that Andrade wrote during their travels, including his pivotal book of poems entitled Pau Prasil, published in 1924.
The publisher, Random House, says of the book: " Drawing on interviews with power brokers like Senator Obama, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Vernon Jordan, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, and many others, as well as her own razor-sharp observations and analysis of such issues as generational conflict and the ' black enough ' conundrum, Ifill shows why this is a pivotal moment in American history.
The ' 07 season for Mussina and Mets ' pitcher Tom Glavine was the subject of a 2008 book by John Feinstein, Living on the Black: Two Pitchers, Two Teams, One Season to Remember, showcasing a pivotal season for two New York City pitchers as Mussina nailed down milestone career win # 250 with the Yankees and Glavine earned win # 300 with the cross-town Mets.
His son followed in his footsteps and was a pivotal player in the popularization of Copernicus's book De revolutionibus orbium coelestium.
Reflecting the author's interest in different languages, one pivotal letter in the book is written in the ( fictitious ) idiom of Twang's ( fictitious ) homeland, and to translate it the reader must refer back to earlier chapters to find the meanings of the words.
The book recounts the author's time with the United States Marine Corps on Guadalcanal in the early stages of the pivotal months-long battle there starting in 1942.