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Military Geography by John M. Collins (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 22.6 MB Overview: This book covers many topics that are crucial to military planning but often receive only passing mention in histories or briefings. Collins, a former Army officer, stresses land geography, but he does not stint oceans, the atmosphere, or interplanetary space. His discussions of urban areas are too brief, given the increasing amount of large-scale...

The Racial Contract by Charles W. Mills (.ePUB)+

Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI .AZW3 Reader | 1.1 MB Overview: The Racial Contract puts classic Western social contract theory, deadpan, to extraordinary radical use. With a sweeping look at the European expansionism and racism of the last five hundred years, Charles W. Mills demonstrates how this peculiar and unacknowledged "contract" has shaped a system of global European domination: how...

A Dictionary of Postmodernism by Niall Lucy (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 491.09 KB Overview: A Dictionary of Postmodernism presents an authoritative A-Z of the critical terms and central figures related to the origins and evolution of postmodernist theory and culture. - Explores the names and ideas that have come to define the postmodern condition – from Baudrillard, Jameson, and Lyotard, to the concepts of deconstruction, meta-narrative,...

Film Theory: The Basics by Kevin McDonald (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 600 Kb Overview: Film Theory: The Basics provides an accessible introduction to the key theorists, concepts, and debates that have shaped the study of moving images. It examines film theory from its emergence in the early twentieth century to its study in the present day, and explores why film has drawn special attention as a medium, as a form of representation, and as...

Descartes' Error by Antonio Damasio (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 580 KB Overview: Since Descartes famously proclaimed, "I think, therefore I am," science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate on the cognitive aspects of brain function, disregarding emotions. This attitude began to change with the publication of...

Kanji 100 by Clay Boutwell et al (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.27 Mb Overview: Learning kanji–those thousands of characters originally from Chinese–can be a rewarding experience. Japanese as a foreign language not dependant on the alphabet is often seen as exotic and "cool" to the English speaker. It certainly is, and kanji is at the heart of this appeal. This ebook will guide you through the first and most important...

Learn Japanese by Clay Boutwell, Yumi Boutwell (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2 Mb Overview: Finally, a fun and easy way to learn REAL conversational Japanese! Learn Japanese vocabulary in context, improve your listening comprehension, and learn how to talk to others in Japanese.This was written for beginners of Japanese. Genre: Non-Fiction > Japanese Learning Download link 1 Download link 2...

The Gilded Rage by Alexander Zaitchik (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.6MB Overview: A grippingly intimate and heart-breaking portrait of the walking wounded who make up the base of the Trump movement. Desperate and angry, these are the men and women of the vanishing industrial heartland and the depressed Appalachian coal country and the drug-running, no-man's land along the Southwestern borderlands. They have no illusions about...

The Lysenko Affair by David Joravsky (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 13.7MB Overview: The Lysenko affair was perhaps the most bizarre chapter in the history of modern science. For thirty years, until 1965, Soviet genetics was dominated by a fanatical agronomist who achieved dictatorial power over genetics and plant science as well as agronomy. Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Science Download link 1 Download link 2...

Black Holes: BBC Reith Lectures by Stephen Hawking (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.4MB Overview: “It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes are stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers.” In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades – black holes. In these...

Crime, Violence, & Global Warming by John P. Crank (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 13.29 MB Overview: Crime, Violence, and Global Warming introduces the many connections between climate change and criminal activity. Conflict over natural resources can escalate to state and non-state actors, resulting in wars, asymmetrical warfare, and terrorism. Crank and Jacoby apply criminological theory to each aspect of this complicated web, helping readers to...

Strangers of the Academy by Guofang Li (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.58 MB Overview: No less than other minorities, Asian women scholars are confronted with racial discrimination and stereotyping as well as disrespect for their research, teaching, and leadership, and are underrepresented in academia. In the face of such barriers, many Asian female scholars have developed strategies to survive and thrive. This book is among the first to...

Leadership with Synercube by Anatoly Zankovsky (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.77 MB Overview: Description of the Synercube Leadership Theory with numerous practical examples. 10 different leadership styles are described according to the dimensions people, task and values. The book enables the reader to conclude how people interact with each other in a company and how corporate power should be used in order to achieve excellence with the...

Villa Victoria by Mario Luis Small (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 4.22 MB Overview: For decades now, scholars and politicians alike have argued that the concentration of poverty in city housing projects would produce distrust, alienation, apathy, and social isolation—the disappearance of what sociologists call social capital. But relatively few have examined precisely how such poverty affects social capital or have considered for what...

Made for Each Other by Meg Daley Olmert (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 8.71 MB Overview: Made for Each Other is the first book to explain how this chemistry of attraction and attachment flows throughand betweenall mammals to create the profound emotional bonds humans and animals still feel today. Drawing on recent discoveries from neuroscience, evolutionary biology, behavioral psychology, archeology, as well as her own investigations, Meg...

Shadow & Act by Ralph Ellison (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 957 kb Overview: With the same intellectual incisiveness and supple, stylish prose he brought to his classic novel Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison examines his antecedents and in so doing illuminates the literature, music, and culture of both black and white America. His range is virtuosic, encompassing Mark Twain and Richard Wright, Mahalia Jackson and Charlie Parker,...

Going to the Territory by Ralph Ellison (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 963 kb Overview: The seventeen essays collected in this volume prove that Ralph Ellison was not only one of America's most dazzlingly innovative novelists but perhaps also our most perceptive and iconoclastic commentator on matters of literature, culture, and race. In Going to the Territory, Ellison provides us with dramatically fresh readings of William Faulkner and...

CliffsComplete: Shakespeare's Othello by Sidney Lamb (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 13.2 mb Overview: In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete Othello makes you familiar with one of the most staged of all of...

Mangatopia: Essays on Manga by Timothy Perper (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.67 MB Overview: Fascinating insights on what Japanese manga and anime mean to artists, audiences, and fans in the United States and elsewhere, covering topics that range from fantasy to sex to politics. • Contributions from knowledgeable commentators about manga and anime from the United States, Canada, and Europe • Photographs and illustrations • Reference lists...

Army Film & the Avant Garde by Alice Lovejoy (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.34 MB Overview: During the 1968 Prague Spring and the Soviet-led invasion and occupation that followed, Czechoslovakia's Army Film studio was responsible for some of the most politically subversive and aesthetically innovative films of the period. Although the studio is remembered primarily as a producer of propaganda and training films, some notable New Wave directors...