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The Madman's Middle Way (Buddhism & Modernity Series)

Author: Donald S. Lopez Jr.  |  Isbn: 9780226493169  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Gendun Chopel is considered the most important Tibetan intellectual of the twentieth century. His life spanned the two defining moments in modern Tibetan history:...

Atlas of Hispanic-American History

Author: George Ochoa  |  Isbn: 9780816070923  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 250  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Building on the authoritative text of the first edition, this text chronicles the important cultural, historical, political, and social experiences of Hispanic Americans...

Sign of the End Times in Suart Al-Kahf

Author: Harun Yahya  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 253  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Qur'an contains all the commands and information necessary for the believer's life. It is Allah's book of revelation, valid until the Day of Judgment. One of its greatest miracles...

Fictions of the Irish Land War

Author: Heidi Hansson and James H. Murphy  |  Isbn: 9783034309998  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 229  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The eruption of rural distress in Ireland and the foundation of the Land League in 1879 sparked a number of novels, stories and plays forming an...

The Morpheme: A Theoretical Introduction

Author: David Embick  |  Isbn: 9781501510786  |  File size: 5+1MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 247  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book develops a theory of the morpheme in the framework of Distributed Morphology. Particular emphasis is devoted to the way in which functional morphemes receive...

Metaphors of Mind: An Eighteenth-Century Dictionary

Author: Brad Pasanek  |  Isbn: 9781421416885  |  File size: 6.21MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An encyclopedic dictionary along the lines of Voltaire’s classic Dictionnaire Philosophique, Metaphors of Mind provides an in-depth look at the myriad ways in...

The Age of the APOMON

Author: Elizabeth M Jeffreys and John Pryor  |  Isbn: 9789004151970  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 832  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume examines the development and evolution of the war galley known as the "Dromon," and its relative, the "Chelandion," from first...

The Cultural Revolution & Overacting

Author: Tuo Wang  |  Isbn: 9780739192900  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, which took place in China between 1966 and 1976, was a major political and social tragedy in Chinese history. As part of an effort...

Harmattan, a Wind of Change

Author: Carolyn Johnston  |  Isbn: 9781848851436  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The end of empire, a romantic story and the social life and culture of an elite British colony -- these are the fascinating themes to emerge from this unique...

Empire of Ancient Egypt

Author: Wendy Christensen  |  Isbn: 9780816055586  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Empire of Ancient Egypt opens with an introduction to the world and the geographic area in the years leading up to the empire, followed by a brief summary of the...

Das Heilige Römische Reich Deutscher Nation

Author: Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger  |  Isbn: 9783406535994  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 133  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Das Heilige Römische Reich Deutscher Nation war ein über die Jahrhunderte des Mittelalters allmählich gewachsenes politisches Gebilde, ein lose integrierter...

Enlightening Romanticism, Romancing the Enlightenment

Author: Miriam L. Wallace  |  Isbn: 9780754662433  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture As eighteenth-century scholarship expands its range, and disciplinary boundaries such as Enlightenment and Romanticism are challenged, novels published during the...

Gewalt Und Gewaltuberwindung in Der Bibel

Author: Walter Dietrich  |  Isbn: 9783290173418  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Fur 2001 hat der Okumenische Rat der Kirchen die Dekade zur Uberwindung der Gewalt ausgerufen. Das vorliegende Buch verfolgt erstmals diese Thematik ausfuhrlich durch...

In Search of the Truth

Author: Olga Weijers  |  Isbn: 9782503550510  |  File size: 6.2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 341  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Disputation and debate have accompanied human development from its beginnings. However, what we still call disputation, technically speaking, is a particular method of...

The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism & Translation in the Americas

Author: Vera M. Kutzinksi  |  Isbn: 0801451159  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The poet Langston Hughes was a tireless world traveler and a prolific translator, editor, and marketer. Translations of his own writings traveled even more widely than...

The History of Scotland

Author: Fiona Somerset Fry and Peter Fry  |  Isbn: 9780415066013  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 1985  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An ideal volume for anyone wanting a brisk overview of North Britain from the year dot to the twentieth century. Download book...

From Head to Hand: Art & the Manual

Author: David Levi Strauss  |  Isbn: 9780195391220  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In his third book, Strauss delves into the mysterious process whereby an idea is born in the mind and materialized through the hand in the expression of an artwork....

A Brief History of Iraq

Author: Hala Mundhir Fattah  |  Isbn: 9780816057672  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 318  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is a comprehensive guide to more than 6,000 years of history in Iraq. Covering everything from the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations to the fall of Saddam...

Être un homme: 75 auteurs réunis par Colum McCann

Author: Collectif and Colum McCANN  |  Isbn: 9782714458636  |  File size: 0.2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: French  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Se porter responsable de l'existence d'un autre – ne serait-ce qu'un instant – est un acte qui peut affecter toute une vie, se fondre dans un récit...

Images of Egypt in Early Biblical Literature

Author: Stephen C. Russell  |  Isbn: 9783110221718  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book suggests a regional paradigm for understanding the development of the traditions about Egypt and the exodus in the Hebrew Bible. It offers fresh readings...

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