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Quixote: The Novel & the World by Ilan Stavans (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.4MB Overview: The year 2015 marks the four hundredth anniversary of the publication of the complete Don Quixote of La Mancha—an ageless masterpiece that has proven unusually fertile and endlessly adaptable. Flaubert was inspired to turn Emma Bovary into “a knight in skirts.” Freud studied Quixote’s psyche. Mark Twain was fascinated by it, as were...

Atmosphere Of Hope by Tim Flannery (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 1.3MB Overview: By the author of the number one bestseller The Weather Makers comes a groundbreaking new book of vital importance for the future of humankind. Earth’s climate system is fast approaching a crisis. Public understanding has not kept up with the debate, and there is an absence of political leadership. Many people are less engaged with the issue...

Dictionary of Plant Lore by D.C. Watts (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.6MB Overview: Knowledge of plant names can give insight into largely forgotten beliefs. For example, the common red poppy is known as "Blind Man" due to an old superstitious belief that if the poppy were put to the eyes it would cause blindness. Many plant names derived from superstition, folk lore, or primal beliefs. Other names are purely descriptive and can serve...

A World Abandoned by God by Susanna Lee (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.1MB Overview: A World Abandoned by God: Narrative and Secularism is a literary and philosophical study that links the idea of secularism to the form of the novel. Concentrating on five canonical French and Russian novels of the nineteenth century (Stendhal's The Red and the Black, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Turgenev's A Nest of Gentry, Barbey d'Aurevilly's Bewitched,...

Scorched Earth by Michael Savage (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.01 mb Overview: The prophetic author of the bestselling Government Zero, Dr. Michael Savage is back with his most urgent and powerful work. Listeners to Dr. Savage's top-rated radio talk show, The Savage Nation, know him to be an articulate and engaged spokesman for traditional American values of borders, language, and culture. Now, after eight divisive years of...

Handbook of Environmental Management by Jon C. Lovett (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.54 MB Overview: A Handbook of Environmental Management presents a range of case studies that demonstrate the complementary application of different social science techniques in combination with ecology-based management thinking to the natural environment. Contemporary environmental management is characterised by an increasing awareness of the need for interdisciplinary...

Getting the Words Right by Theodore A. Rees Cheney (.ePUB)+

Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI Reader | 1.5 MB Overview: The Secret to Good Writing When asked by the "Paris Review" what compelled him to rewrite the ending of "A Farewell to Arms" 39 times, Ernest Hemingway replied, "Getting the words right." His answer echoes what every successful writer knows: The secret to all good writing is revision. For more than twenty years,...

The Biochemists' Songbook by Harold Baum (.PDF)

Requirements: .PDF Reader, 1.3MB Overview: This songbook presents information on biochemical pathways set to well-known songs, providing students with an easy way to remember often complicated information. The songs should also serve as end-of-term review material. Genre: Non-Fiction | Biochemistry | Music | Educational Download link 1 Download link 2...

Law & Democracy in the Empire by James Boyd White (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 957 KB Overview: The authors of this book share a concern for the state of law and democracy in our country, which to many seems to have deteriorated badly. Deep changes are visible in a wide array of phenomena: judicial opinions, the teaching of law, legal practice, international relations, legal scholarship, congressional deliberations, and the culture of contemporary...

Trade & Empire: Eighteenth-Century by Andrew Hamilton (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1 MB Overview: Free trade has become a highly politicized term, but its origins, historical context, and application to policy decisions have been largely overlooked. This book examines the relationship between liberal political economy and the changing conception of empire in the eighteenth century, investigating how the doctrine of laissez-faire economics influenced...

The Cultural Revolution & Overacting by Tuo Wang (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2 MB Overview: 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 to understand how the state enforced control amid seeming chaos, this book looks at the ubiquitous revolutionary presentations and performances of power, such as political rituals,...

Povertys Proprietors by James D. Mixson (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.07 MB Overview: Focusing on the theme of property and community, this study offers a new account of the origins of fifteenth-century Observant reform in the monasteries and canonries of the southern Empire. Through close readings of unpublished texts, it traces how ideas about reformed community emerged, both beyond and within the religious orders, in the era of the...

The Bank Analyst's Handbook by Stephen M. Frost (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 22 MB Overview: It is not uncommon to meet professionals in financial services who have only a vague idea of what their colleagues actually do. The root cause is specialization and the subsequent development of jargon that makes communication between common specialists faster and more precise but is virtually impenetrable to everybody else. The Bank Analyst’s...

Stones Into Schools by Greg Mortenson (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW)

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, AZW Reader l 8.3 MB, 3.6 MB, 3.3 MB, 1.8 MB Overview: From the author of the #1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian's efforts to promote peace through education. In this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks up where Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his relentless, ongoing efforts to establish...

Craft Cider Making by Andrew Lea (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 11.3 MB Overview: This new edition of the best-selling Craft Cider Making is fully revised and updated. Packed with essential advice and information, it gives step-by-step instruction for small scale cider making. It retains the best of traditional practice but also draws on modern understanding of orcharding and fermentation science. Written by an award-winning cider...

Empire of Liberty: Power, Desire by Anthony Bogues (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 668 KB Overview: In this thoughtful and timely consideration of the nature of American power and empire, Anthony Bogues argues that America’s self-presentation as the bastion of liberty is an attempt to force upon the world a single universal truth, which has the objective of eradicating the radical imagination. Central to this project of American supremacy is the...

Islamophobia & Politics of Empire by Deepa Kumar (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, 713 KB Overview: In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror,” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia. However, 9/11 did not create the image of the "Muslim enemy." This book examines the historic relationship between anti-Muslim racism and the agenda of empire building....

Building a Nation: Caribbean by Eric D. Duke (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 13.7 MB Overview: The initial push for a federation among British Caribbean colonies might have originated among colonial officials and white elites, but the banner for federation was quickly picked up by Afro-Caribbean activists who saw in the possibility of a united West Indian nation a means of securing political power and more. In Building a Nation, Eric Duke moves...

The Business of Empire by Jason M. Colby (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.75 MB Overview: The link between private corporations and U.S. world power has a much longer history than most people realize. Transnational firms such as the United Fruit Company represent an earlier stage of the economic and cultural globalization now taking place throughout the world. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources in the United States, Great Britain,...

How to Teach Thinking & Learning Skills by CJ Simister(.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 27 MB Overview: 'The author puts into perspective the importance of teaching thinking and learning skills providing clear explanations and easy to follow activities that can be used as a series of lessons, or simply as a one off. As a resource for the primary practitioner it is both practical and informative' Genre: Non-Fiction > Education Download link 1 Download...