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The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Being the Conclusion of the Littlepage Manuscripts The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Being the Conclusion of the Littlepage Manuscripts Новинка

The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Being the Conclusion of the Littlepage Manuscripts

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. This is the last volume of the Littlepage Manuscripts trilogy, narrating the history of three generations of a Dutch-descended American family starting from the mid-eighteenth century.
Brian Hicks Profit from the Peak. The End of Oil and the Greatest Investment Event of the Century Brian Hicks Profit from the Peak. The End of Oil and the Greatest Investment Event of the Century Новинка

Brian Hicks Profit from the Peak. The End of Oil and the Greatest Investment Event of the Century

Profit from the Peak contains the information you need to successfully navigate the end of our oil-based economy. It takes a hard look at the future of oil and gas, examines how you can effectively invest in these resources, and profit from energy alternatives that are poised to power the years ahead. Along the way, this book also explores the potential, and possible limitations, of each major energy source, while carefully cover the investing angles of each one.
Satanstoe; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts. A Tale of the Colony Satanstoe; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts. A Tale of the Colony Новинка

Satanstoe; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts. A Tale of the Colony

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Satanstoe is novel is the first of a three novel cycle, followed by The Chainbearer and The Redskins. The novel is a fictional autobiography which explores the 18th century colony of New York.
Palaces, Peasants and Plagues - England in the 14th Century Palaces, Peasants and Plagues - England in the 14th Century Новинка

Palaces, Peasants and Plagues - England in the 14th Century

In the 14th century the rich lived a life of luxury. For the poor, it was a life of danger. But by the end of the 14th century, war, famine, plague and revolution meant that the lives of the rich and the poor had changed for ever.
James Fenimore Cooper Satanstoe or The Littlepage Manuscripts / Сатаньское или Маленькие манускрипты James Fenimore Cooper Satanstoe or The Littlepage Manuscripts / Сатаньское или Маленькие манускрипты Новинка

James Fenimore Cooper Satanstoe or The Littlepage Manuscripts / Сатаньское или Маленькие манускрипты

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolifi c and popular American writer of the fi rst half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature.Satanstoe is novel is the fi rst of a three novel cycle, followed by The Chainbearer and The Redskins. The novel is a fi ctional autobiography which explores the 18th century colony of New York.
Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay Новинка

Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay is a 1840 historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper. The novel is set in 15th century Europe, and follows the preparations and expedition of Christopher Columbus westward to the new world.
Cooper J.F. Mercedes of Castile, or, The Voyage to Cathay = Мерседес из Кастилии, или Путешествие в Катай: роман на английском языке Cooper J.F. Mercedes of Castile, or, The Voyage to Cathay = Мерседес из Кастилии, или Путешествие в Катай: роман на английском языке Новинка

Cooper J.F. Mercedes of Castile, or, The Voyage to Cathay = Мерседес из Кастилии, или Путешествие в Катай: роман на английском языке

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay is a 1840 historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper. The novel is set in 15th century Europe, and follows the preparations and expedition of Christopher Columbus westward to the new world.
James Fenimore Cooper Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay James Fenimore Cooper Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay Новинка

James Fenimore Cooper Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature.Mercedes of Castile; or, The Voyage to Cathay is a 1840 historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper. The novel is set in 15th century Europe, and follows the preparations and expedition of Christopher Columbus westward to the new world.
J. F. Cooper The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers J. F. Cooper The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers Новинка

J. F. Cooper The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature.The plot of The Sea Lions; Or, The Lost Sealers revolves around two sealers stranded in amongst Antarctic ice.
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Новинка

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Following the smash-hit sci-fi comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe is the second part in Douglas Adams' multi-media phenomenon and cult classic series. If you've done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe? Which is exactly what the crew of the Heart of Gold plan to do. There's just the small matter of escaping the Vogons, avoiding being taken to the most totally evil world in the Galaxy and teaching a space ship how to make a proper cup of tea. And did anyone actually make a reservation?
The Chainbearer; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts The Chainbearer; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts Новинка

The Chainbearer; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The Chainbearer is the second book in a trilogy starting with Satanstoe and ending with The Redskins. The novel focuses mainly on issues of land ownership and the displacement of American Indians as the United States moves Westward.
Twelve Years a Slave Twelve Years a Slave Новинка

Twelve Years a Slave

With an Introduction by Colin Harrison, Lecturer in American Literature at Liverpool John Moores University. 'I was sitting upon a low bench, made of rough boards, and without coat or hat. I was handcuffed. Around my ankles also were a pair of heavy fetters. One end of a chain was fastened to a large ring in the floor, the other to fetters on my ankles . . . Then did the idea begin to break upon my mind, at first dim and confused, that I had been kidnapped.' Solomon Northup's kidnap in 1841 tore him away from a life of relative comfort as a free-born African-American farmer and violinist in New York, and marked the beginning of twelve years enslavement in the plantations of the Deep South. His narrative, published on his escape, was an important testimony for the abolitionist movement and became a bestseller before falling into obscurity for a century. Recovered in 1968, the book is valued by historians for its rare insights into the slave economy and by readers of all kinds for its moving account of the struggle against a dehumanizing system. Twelve Years is combined in this volume with the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, social reformer, orator, writer and statesman, who was for many the living disproof of the argument that slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as American citizens.
James Fenimore Cooper The Chainbearer or The Littlepage Manuscripts / Землемер James Fenimore Cooper The Chainbearer or The Littlepage Manuscripts / Землемер Новинка

James Fenimore Cooper The Chainbearer or The Littlepage Manuscripts / Землемер

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolifi c and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature.The Chainbearer is the second book in a trilogy starting with Satanstoe and ending with The Redskins. The novel focuses mainly on issues of land ownership and the displacement of American Indians as the United States moves Westward.
Postcards of Political Icons: Leaders of the Twentieth Century Postcards of Political Icons: Leaders of the Twentieth Century Новинка

Postcards of Political Icons: Leaders of the Twentieth Century

More than any preceding era, the twentieth century was defined by images. The widespread adoption of photography, the advent of film, and the increasing speed and ease of communications enabled people worldwide for the first time to know the faces of world leaders as intimately as those of their friends and family. The jutting jaw and jaunty cigarette holder of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Fidel Castro's raised fist and bearded countenance, Tony Blair's toothy smile, and Stalin's bristly frown-these and other iconographic images immediately conjure up unforgettable, dramatic moments in history. Opening with the end of Queen Victoria's reign and continuing through the end of the cold war, Postcards of Political Icons tells the story of the twentieth century through images of its most recognizable leaders. The politicians who presided over the demise of colonialism, led the communist revolution, and fought two world wars are presented on these postcards in unusual-and often surprisingly personal-moments. Nelson Mandela is captured in a moment of privacy, looking dreamily into the distance; Yasser Arafat wrestles with chopsticks; while Benito Mussolini, known for his public performances, masters a new curious posture. Reproducing many rare and little-seen images, Postcards of Political Icons offers a fascinating glimpse at the iconography of political power-and the reality of the people behind it.
James Fenimore Cooper The Redskins or Indian and Injin / Краснокожие James Fenimore Cooper The Redskins or Indian and Injin / Краснокожие Новинка

James Fenimore Cooper The Redskins or Indian and Injin / Краснокожие

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century.His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature.This is the last volume of the Littlepage Manuscripts trilogy, narrating the history of three generations of a Dutch-descended American family starting from the mid-eighteenth century.
Sean Lang First World War For Dummies Sean Lang First World War For Dummies Новинка

Sean Lang First World War For Dummies

From the Somme to Gallipoli to the home front, First World War For Dummies provides an authoritative, accessible, and engaging introduction to the War to End All Wars. It takes a global perspective of this global conflict, proving insight into the actions and motivations of the participants and how each nation’s story fits into the wider one. Coverage also includes: The origins of the war and a snapshot of what the world looked like at the beginning of the 20th century The battles of Western Europe, and action in the Southern and Eastern Fronts The war at home – the civilian war, propaganda, opposition, politics, protests, and more 1918: The German spring offensive, the Allied success and the beginning of the end The Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, and the effect on the future First World War For Dummies is the go-to source for readers seeking to learn more about the fundamental event of the 20th century.
G. Thompson R. Reading the American Novel 1865-1914 G. Thompson R. Reading the American Novel 1865-1914 Новинка

G. Thompson R. Reading the American Novel 1865-1914

An indispensable tool for teachers and students of American literature, Reading the American Novel 1865-1914 provides a comprehensive introduction to the American novel in the post-civil war period. Locates American novels and stories within a specific historical and literary context Offers fresh analyses of key selected literary works Addresses a wide audience of academics and non-academics in clear, accessible prose Demonstrates the changing mentality of 19th-century America entering the 20th century Explores the relationship between the intellectual and artistic output of the time and the turbulent socio-political context
Eric Stenbock The Sad Story of a Vampire Eric Stenbock The Sad Story of a Vampire Новинка

Eric Stenbock The Sad Story of a Vampire

Eric Count Stenbock was at the end of 19th century one of those eccentric dandies, who were influenced by Oscar Wilde. As the heir of an aristocratic Swedish family he inherited the largest manor in Estonia – Kolga (Kolk). But most of his short life he spent in England. He published some slim volumes of verse and seven stories in the collection Studies of Death: Romantic Tales. The Sad Story of a Vampire is most popular of these. The little story is illustrated by Mari Kanasaar, who lives in Tallinn, Estonia.
Джеймс Фенимор Купер The Oak Openings; or the Bee-Hunter Джеймс Фенимор Купер The Oak Openings; or the Bee-Hunter Новинка

Джеймс Фенимор Купер The Oak Openings; or the Bee-Hunter

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The Oak Openings; or, The Bee Hunter focuses on the activities of professional honey-hunter Benjamin Boden, nicknamed “Ben Buzz”. The novel is set in Kalamazoo, Michigan’s Oak Opening, a wooded prairie during the War of 1812.
The Oak Openings; or, the Bee-Hunter The Oak Openings; or, the Bee-Hunter Новинка

The Oak Openings; or, the Bee-Hunter

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The Oak Openings; or, The Bee Hunter focuses on the activities of professional honey-hunter Benjamin Boden, nicknamed "Ben Buzz". The novel is set in Kalamazoo, Michigan's Oak Opening, a wooded prairie during the War of 1812.
Richard Gray A History of American Literature Richard Gray A History of American Literature Новинка

Richard Gray A History of American Literature

Updated throughout and with much new material, A History of American Literature, Second Edition, is the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey available of the myriad forms of American Literature from pre-Columbian times to the present. The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of American literature available today Covers fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, as well as other forms of literature including folktale, spirituals, the detective story, the thriller, and science fiction Explores the plural character of American literature, including the contributions made by African American, Native American, Hispanic and Asian American writers Considers how our understanding of American literature has changed over the past?thirty years Situates American literature in the contexts of American history, politics and society Offers an invaluable introduction to American literature for students at all levels, academic and general readers
Alex Goody Technology, Literature and Culture Alex Goody Technology, Literature and Culture Новинка

Alex Goody Technology, Literature and Culture

Technology, Literature and Culture provides a detailed and accessible exploration of the ways in which literature across the twentieth century has represented the inescapable presence and progress of technology. As this study argues, from the Fordist revolution in manufacturing to computers and the internet, technology has reconfigured our relationship to ourselves, each other, and to the tools and material we use. The book considers such key topics as the legacy of late-nineteenth century technology, the literary engagement with cinema and radio, the place of typewriters and computers in formal and thematic literary innovations, the representations of technology in spy fiction and the figures of the robot and the cyborg. It considers the importance of broadcast technology and the internet in literature and covers major literary movements including modernism, cold war writing, postmodernism and the emergence of new textualities at the end of the century. An insightful and wide-ranging study, Technology, Literature and Culture offers close readings of writers such as Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett, Ian Fleming, Kurt Vonnegut, Don DeLillo, Jeanette Winterson and Shelley Jackson. It is an invaluable resource for students and scholars alike in literary and cultural studies, and also introduces the topic to a general reader interested in the role of technology in the twentieth century.
City Maps and Stories 19th Century City Maps and Stories 19th Century Новинка

City Maps and Stories 19th Century

Stroll around some of the greatest cities in the world and discover what they were like a century ago at the start of the modern age. Explore 100 routes around 15 different cities at the turn of the 20th century thanks to a million tiny vintage images – from London to Havana, New York to Shanghai and Vienna to Milan. These journeys around today’s cityscapes reveal memories, historical facts, great monuments, sights and sounds, local myths and fleeting impressions, as well as locations where time has stood still, such as the Eiffel Tower on the banks of the Seine and the Stray Dog Cabaret on the banks of the Neva in St. Petersburg. With 160 pages, this book includes 75 painstakingly researched illustrations, all with the unmistakable and surprising graphic style of Lorenzo Petrantoni. Texts by Gianni Morelli.
Brophy Alfred L. A Companion to American Legal History Brophy Alfred L. A Companion to American Legal History Новинка

Brophy Alfred L. A Companion to American Legal History

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A Companion to American Legal History presents a compilation of the most recent writings from leading scholars on American legal history from the colonial era through the late twentieth century. Presents up-to-date research describing the key debates in American legal history Reflects the current state of American legal history research and points readers in the direction of future research Represents an ideal companion for graduate and law students seeking an introduction to the field, the key questions, and future research ideas
2014: How to Survive the Next World Crisis 2014: How to Survive the Next World Crisis Новинка

2014: How to Survive the Next World Crisis

Top Cambridge public intellectual argues for economic, political reform if the dire events at the opening of the 20th century are not to be repeated. A new world crisis is already looming. By the middle of Obama's second term, or of the first term of his, presumably Republican, successor, America's legacy to the 21st century will be decided. Will it be a century of climatic disaster and war? The roots of the present crisis lie in an unbalanced globalization which has failed to match economic with political integration. False models of nationhood, markets, and empires have hindered the development of global governance. These illusions in turn are part of the ideology of American exceptionalism. If human civilization is to survive the 21st century, that ideology will have to give way to a more realistic acceptance of supranational authorities, and especially of an enhanced IMF and WTO. The banking collapse of 2007-8 calls for a revived understanding of the interdependence of politics and economics. The self-images of nations have lost touch with the realities that determine our lives: it is the world order that now gives us our identity and alone can secure our collective future.
Fall of Giants Fall of Giants Новинка

Fall of Giants

World Without End was a global phenomenon, a work of grand historical sweep, beloved by millions of readers and acclaimed by critics. Now, Ken Follett takes readers on a new journey in Fall of Giants. This magnificent new historical epic, and the first novel in The Century Trilogy, traces the fortunes of five interrelated families-one American, one English, one Welsh, one Russian, and one German-as they are buffeted by the extraordinary events of World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the women's suffrage movement.
Supertramp Supertramp. Crime Of The Century. Anniversary Edition (3 LP) Supertramp Supertramp. Crime Of The Century. Anniversary Edition (3 LP) Новинка

Supertramp Supertramp. Crime Of The Century. Anniversary Edition (3 LP)

Содержание: LP 1: Supertramp. Crime Of The Century LP 1 - Side 1 01. School02. Bloody well right03. Hide in your shell04. Asylum LP 1 - Side 2 01. Dreamer02. Rudy03. If everyone was listening04. Crime of the centuryLP 2: Supertramp. Crime Of The Century. Live At Hammrsmith LP 2 - Side 1 01. Shool02. Bloody well right03. Hide in your shell LP 2 - Side 2 01. Asylum02. Sister moonshine03. Just a normal dayLP 3: Supertramp. Crime Of The Century. Live At Hammrsmith LP 3 - Side 1 01. Another man's woman02. Lady03. "A"- you're adorable04. Dreamer LP 3 - Side 2 01. Rudy02. If everyone was listening03. Crime of the century
The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales Новинка

The Canterbury Tales

HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. Full wise is he that can himselven knowe. Written at the end of the fourteenth century, the poet Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales are a collection of stories told in Middle-English. Thirty pilgrims leave Southwark to travel to a shrine in Canterbury and become the narrators, telling each other stories of chivalrous romance, fable, parable, debate and comedy as they journey. Their accounts of the human condition remain as resonant today as when they were first written.
Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs Новинка

Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolifi c and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reef is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper. Set during the Mexican-American war, the novel relates a untraditional lovestory.
James Fenimore Cooper Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs James Fenimore Cooper Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs Новинка

James Fenimore Cooper Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature."Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs" is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper. Set during the Mexican-American war, the novel relates a untraditional lovestory.
Cooper J.F. Jack Tier, or, the Florida Reefs = Джек Тайер, или Флоридский риф: роман на английском языке Cooper J.F. Jack Tier, or, the Florida Reefs = Джек Тайер, или Флоридский риф: роман на английском языке Новинка

Cooper J.F. Jack Tier, or, the Florida Reefs = Джек Тайер, или Флоридский риф: роман на английском языке

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. Jack Tier; or, the Florida Reefs is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper. Set during the Mexican-American war, the novel relates a untraditional lovestory.
Cooper J.F. The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers = Морские львы: роман на английском языке Cooper J.F. The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers = Морские львы: роман на английском языке Новинка

Cooper J.F. The Sea Lions: The Lost Sealers = Морские львы: роман на английском языке

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The plot of The Sea Lions; Or, The Lost Sealers revolves around two sealers stranded in amongst Antarctic ice.
Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Новинка

Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature

A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day. Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the detective story, the thriller and science fiction Considers how our understanding of American literature has changed over the past twenty years Offers students an abridged version of History of American Literature, a book widely considered the standard survey text Provides an invaluable introduction to the subject for students of American literature, American studies and all those interested in the literature and culture of the United States
The Sea Lions. The Lost Sealers The Sea Lions. The Lost Sealers Новинка

The Sea Lions. The Lost Sealers

James Fenimore Cooper was a prolific and popular American writer of the first half of the 19th century. His historical romances of frontier and Indian life in the early American days created a unique form of American literature. The plot of The Sea Lions; Or, The Lost Sealers revolves around two sealers stranded in amongst Antarctic ice.
Kisker Carrie B. The Shaping of American Higher Education. Emergence and Growth of the Contemporary System Kisker Carrie B. The Shaping of American Higher Education. Emergence and Growth of the Contemporary System Новинка

Kisker Carrie B. The Shaping of American Higher Education. Emergence and Growth of the Contemporary System

When the first edition of The Shaping of American Higher Education was published it was lauded for its historical perspective and in-depth coverage of current events that provided an authoritative, comprehensive account of the history of higher education in the United States. As in the first edition, this book tracks trends and important issues in eight key areas: student access, faculty professionalization, curricular expansion, institutional growth, governance, finance, research, and outcomes. Thoroughly revised and updated, the volume is filled with critical new data; recent information from specialized sources on faculty, student admissions, and management practices; and an entirely new section that explores privatization, corporatization, and accountability from the mid-1990s to the present. This second edition also includes end-of-chapter questions for guidance, reflection, and study. «Cohen and Kisker do the nation's colleges and universities a much needed service by authoring this volume. The highly regarded histories of American higher education have become badly dated. They ignore the last quarter century when American higher education was transformed. This volume provides comprehensive information on that era.» – Art Levine, president, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and author, When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today's College Student «The second edition of The Shaping of American Higher Education is a treasure trove of information and insight. Cohen and Kisker provide us with astute and straightforward analysis and commentary on our past, present, and likely future. This book is invaluable to those seeking to go to the heart of the issues and challenges confronting higher education.» – Judith S. Eaton, president, Council for Higher Education Accreditation «Arthur Cohen and his collaborator have now updated his superb history of American higher education. It remains masterful, authoritative, comprehensive, and incisive, and guarantees that this work will stand as the classic required resource for all who want to understand where higher education came from and where it is going. The new material gives a wise and nuanced perspective on the current crisis-driven transformations of the higher education industry.» – John Lombardi, president, Louisiana State University System «The Shaping of American Higher Education is distinguished by its systematic approach, comprehensive coverage, and extensive treatment of the modern era, including the first years of the twenty-first century. In this second edition, Arthur Cohen and Carrie Kisker are especially adept at bringing historical perspective and a balanced viewpoint to controversial issues of the current era.» – Roger L. Geiger, distinguished professor, The Pennsylvania State University, and author, Knowledge and Money
Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End: Level 3 (+ CD) Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End: Level 3 (+ CD) Новинка

Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End: Level 3 (+ CD)

Lord Cutler Beckett thinks that pirates are very bad for business. He wants to take command of the oceans. The Pirate Lords, of course, have other ideas. But can they fight him and win- together? They need the help of Captain Jack Sparrow, but he and his ship are at the bottom of the ocean. Is this the end for the Pirates of the Caribbean?
James Phelan Reading the American Novel 1920-2010 James Phelan Reading the American Novel 1920-2010 Новинка

James Phelan Reading the American Novel 1920-2010

This astute guide to the literary achievements of American novelists in the twentieth century places their work in its historical context and offers detailed analyses of landmark novels based on a clearly laid out set of tools for analyzing narrative form. Includes a valuable overview of twentieth- and early twenty-first century American literary history Provides analyses of numerous core texts including The Great Gatsby, Invisible Man, The Sound and the Fury, The Crying of Lot 49 and Freedom Relates these individual novels to the broader artistic movements of modernism and postmodernism Explains and applies key principles of rhetorical reading Includes numerous cross-novel comparisons and contrasts
Gareth Dale Karl Polanyi. The Limits of the Market Gareth Dale Karl Polanyi. The Limits of the Market Новинка

Gareth Dale Karl Polanyi. The Limits of the Market

Karl Polanyi's The Great Transformation is generally acclaimed as being among the most influential works of economic history in the twentieth century, and remains as vital in the current historical conjuncture as it was in his own. In its critique of nineteenth-century «market fundamentalism» it reads as a warning to our own neoliberal age, and is widely touted as a prophetic guidebook for those who aspire to understand the causes and dynamics of global economic turbulence at the end of the 2000s. Karl Polanyi: The Limits of the Market is the first comprehensive introduction to Polanyi's ideas and legacy. It assesses not only the texts for which he is famous – prepared during his spells in American academia – but also his journalistic articles written in his first exile in Vienna, and lectures and pamphlets from his second exile, in Britain. It provides a detailed critical analysis of The Great Transformation, but also surveys Polanyi’s seminal writings in economic anthropology, the economic history of ancient and archaic societies, and political and economic theory. Its primary source base includes interviews with Polanyi's daughter, Kari Polanyi-Levitt, as well as the entire compass of his own published and unpublished writings in English and German. This engaging and accessible introduction to Polanyi's thinking will appeal to students and scholars across the social sciences, providing a refreshing perspective on the roots of our current economic crisis.
Optimise B2: Workbook with key Optimise B2: Workbook with key Новинка

Optimise B2: Workbook with key

The Workbook (With Answer Key) provides further opportunities to revisit and consolidate the vocabulary, structures and skills students have already encountered in each unit. At the end of every Workbook unit, there is a Progress check. At the end of the Workbook, there is a full Optimise Practice test based on the Cambridge for Schools exam.
Сборник статей Celtic Literatures in the Twentieth Century Сборник статей Celtic Literatures in the Twentieth Century Новинка

Сборник статей Celtic Literatures in the Twentieth Century

«The Centre for Irish and Celtic Studies at the University of Ulster hosted at Coleraine, between the 24th and 26th August 2000, a very successful and informative conference on ‘Celtic Literatures in the Twentieth Century’. The lectures and the discussions were of a high standard, and it was the intention of the organisers to edit and publish the proceedings as soon as possible thereafter. Unfortunately, due to dif culties in assembling some of the papers, this was not possible and, consequently, publication has been delayed much longer than was originally anticipated. Despite this delay, we feel that those papers which we have received merit publication at this time, not only because of their intrinsicmerits, but also because they represent the views of the authors on their respective topics at the turn of the twenty rst century and will hopefully be of value to those interested in the state of the modern Celtic literatures.»
Sentenced: Buried Alive (2 DVD) Sentenced: Buried Alive (2 DVD) Новинка

Sentenced: Buried Alive (2 DVD)

Tracklist: 01. Funeral Intro & Credits02. Where Waters Fall Frozen 03. May Today Become The Day 04. Neverlasting 05. Bleed 06. The Rain Comes Falling Down 07. Ever-Frost 08. Sun Won't Shine 09. Dead Moon Rising 10. Despair-Ridden Hearts 11. Broken 12. The Suicider / Excuse Me While I Kill Myself13. The War Ain't Over 14. Nepenthe 15. Northern Lights 16. The Way I Wanna Go 17. Dance On The Graves (Lil' Siztah) 18. Noose 19. Aika Multaa Muistot (Everything Is Nothing) 20. Farewell 21. No One There 22. Drown Together 23. Cross My Heart And Hope To Die 24. Brief Is The Light 25. Vengeance Is Mine 26. End Of The Road 27. Funeral Outro & End Credits
Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice Новинка

Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice

At the turn of eighteenth-century England, spirited Elizabeth Bennet copes with the suit of the snobbish Mr. Darcy while trying to sort out the romantic entanglements of two of her sisters, sweet and beautiful Jane and scatterbrained Lydia.
Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson Новинка

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The 20th century was that of the image, and the legendary photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, born in 1908, was the eye of the century. He focused on the fascination of Africa in the 1920s, the tragic fate of the Spanish Republicans, the Liberation of Par
China: Dawn of a Golden Age, 200-750 AD China: Dawn of a Golden Age, 200-750 AD Новинка

China: Dawn of a Golden Age, 200-750 AD

From the fall of the Han dynasty at the turn of the third century to the eventual reunification of the country under the Sui at the turn of the seventh century, China experienced a tumultuous and fascinating political and cultural history. The political fragmentation that occurred between the dynasties and the massive migration of nomadic peoples into China resulted in contact with people from every part of Asia and the introduction of foreign ideas, religion, art forms, and motifs. Out of this grew the magnificent art of Tang China in the early eighth century. This book is the first comprehensive survey of Chinese art during this complex era. Lavishly illustrated and produced, the volume presents more than three hundred recent archaeological finds: including gold artifacts made by the nomadic peoples from Mongolia, luxury articles of glass and precious metals from Western and Central Asia, early Chinese Buddhist sculptures, and spectacular works in every medium from the Tangperiod. Essays by distinguished scholars provide a historical background, discuss the various media, and trace the changes in art styles over a period that saw a radical modification of Chinese civilization. In the great tradition of publicationson Chinese art from the Metropolitan Museum, China: Dawn of a Golden Age will become an essential text for years to come.
Ирина Филатова Россия и Южная Африка: наведение мостов Ирина Филатова Россия и Южная Африка: наведение мостов Новинка

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Как складывались отношения между нашей страной и далекой Южно-Африканской Республикой во второй половине XX века? Почему именно деятельность Советского Союза стала одним из самых важных политических факторов на юге Африканского континента? Какую роль сыграла Россия в переменах, произошедших в ЮАР в конце прошлого века? Каковы взаимные образы и представления, сложившиеся у народов наших двух стран друг о друге? Об этих вопросах и идет речь в книге. Она обращена к читателям, которых интересует история Африки и история отношений России с этим континентом, история национально-освободительных движений и внешней политики России и проблемы формирования взаимопонимания между различными народами и странами. What were the relations between our country and far-off South Africa in the second half of the twentieth century? Why and how did the Soviet Union become one of the most important political factors at the tip of the African continent? What was Russia’s role in the changes that South Africa went through at the end of the last century? What were the mutual images that our peoples had of one another? These are the questions that we discuss in this book. It is aimed at the reader who is interested in the history of Africa, in Russia’s relations with the African continent, in Russia’s foreign policy and in the problems of mutual understanding between different peoples and countries.
Gene Jarrett Andrew The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature. Volume 1, 1746 - 1920 Gene Jarrett Andrew The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature. Volume 1, 1746 - 1920 Новинка

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The Wiley Blackwell Anthology of African American Literature is a comprehensive collection of poems, short stories, novellas, novels, plays, autobiographies, and essays authored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until the present. Evenly divided into two volumes, it is also the first such anthology to be conceived and published for both classroom and online education in the new millennium. Reflects the current scholarly and pedagogic structure of African American literary studies Selects literary texts according to extensive research on classroom adoptions, scholarship, and the expert opinions of leading professors Organizes literary texts according to more appropriate periods of literary history, dividing them into seven sections that accurately depict intellectual, cultural, and political movements Includes more reprints of entire works and longer selections of major works than any other anthology of its kind This first volume contains a comprehensive collection of texts authored by African Americans from the eighteenth century until the 1920s The two volumes of this landmark anthology can also be bought as a set, at over 20% savings.
Childhood's End Childhood's End Новинка

Childhood's End

Childhood's End is one of the defining legacies of Arthur C. Clarke, the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey and many other groundbreaking works. Since its publication in 1953, this prescient novel about first contact gone wrong has come to be regarded not only as a science fiction classic but as a literary thriller of the highest order. Spaceships have suddenly appeared in the skies above every city on the planet. Inside is an intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior alien race known as the Overlords. At first, their demands seem benevolent: unify Earth, eliminate poverty, end war. But at what cost? To those who resist, it's clear that the Overlords have an agenda of their own. Has their arrival marked the end of humankind... or the beginning?
A Son of the Sun A Son of the Sun Новинка

A Son of the Sun

Jack London (1876 - 1916) was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. Set in the South Pacific at the beginning of the twentieth century, "A Son of the Sun" includes of eight wonderful stories like "The Proud Goat of Aloysius Pankburn", "The Devils of Fuatino", and "The Jokers of New Gibbon". Most of them describe the thrilling adventures of Captain David Grief in the exotic South Seas.
Jack Schannep Dow Theory for the 21st Century. Technical Indicators for Improving Your Investment Results Jack Schannep Dow Theory for the 21st Century. Technical Indicators for Improving Your Investment Results Новинка

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Dow Theory for the 21st Century includes everything that the serious investor needs to know about the stock market and how to become financially successful. Expanding upon Charles Dow's 20th century stock market theory, author Jack Schannep provides readers with a better understanding of the ingredients that make up the world of finance, specifically the American stock market, in order to help them achieve investment success.
The New Acropolis Museum The New Acropolis Museum Новинка

The New Acropolis Museum

A comprehensive look at the eagerly anticipated New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, and the celebrated collection it houses. Marking the opening of the New Acropolis Museum, this book examines both its architecture and the archaeological treasures it was built to house. The building addresses the dramatic complexities of the collection and the site with minimalist simplicity by using three main materials—glass, stainless steel, and concrete. "There’s no way at the beginning of the twenty-first century you can try to imitate even superficially the art of 2,500 years ago," Tschumi says. The "precision of the concept was really what counted." The book provides an in-depth look at the creation of the building, set only 280 meters from the Parthenon, as well as the restoration, preservation, and housing of its exhibits through over 200 photographs, drawings, and texts.
The 20th Century Art Book The 20th Century Art Book Новинка

The 20th Century Art Book

"The 20th Century Art Book" was hailed upon its release as an exciting celebration of the myriad forms assumed by art over the last century. Complementing the phenomenally successful Art Book, and most recently The American Art Book, it presents a new and original way of bringing art alive. This new mini edition has all the visual energy and compelling insights of the original but in a light and highly portable format, making it ideal both for dipping into and for using as a serious sourcebook. Covering the truly international nature of the modern art scene, it encompasses established, iconic works of art and the classics of the future. 500 artists are placed in alphabetical order, each represented by a full-page colour plate of a definitive work and an incisive text which sheds light on both image and creator. This book is above all easy to use: cross-references help the reader make connections between artists; there is a jargon-free glossary of artistic terms and movements; and an international directory of museums and galleries lists the works on view to the public. Ideal for those approaching the subject for the first time, it is a fun and unintimidating look at the ever-expanding boundaries of art.
Brad Lookingbill D. The American Military. A Narrative History Brad Lookingbill D. The American Military. A Narrative History Новинка

Brad Lookingbill D. The American Military. A Narrative History

The American Military: A Narrative History presents a comprehensive introduction to more than four centuries of American military history. Presents a chronological account of American military history from clashes between militias and Native Americans to 21st-century operations in Afghanistan and Iraq Features personal vignettes to put a human face on armed conflict Addresses patterns of national service, the evolution of civil-military relations, and the advent of all-volunteer forces Puts events in historical context, and considers cultural, social, political, economic, and technological developments

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When the first edition of The Shaping of American Higher Education was published it was lauded for its historical perspective and in-depth coverage of current events that provided an authoritative, comprehensive account of the history of higher education in the United States. As in the first edition, this book tracks trends and important issues in eight key areas: student access, faculty professionalization, curricular expansion, institutional growth, governance, finance, research, and outcomes. Thoroughly revised and updated, the volume is filled with critical new data; recent information from specialized sources on faculty, student admissions, and management practices; and an entirely new section that explores privatization, corporatization, and accountability from the mid-1990s to the present. This second edition also includes end-of-chapter questions for guidance, reflection, and study. «Cohen and Kisker do the nation's colleges and universities a much needed service by authoring this volume. The highly regarded histories of American higher education have become badly dated. They ignore the last quarter century when American higher education was transformed. This volume provides comprehensive information on that era.» – Art Levine, president, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and author, When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today's College Student «The second edition of The Shaping of American Higher Education is a treasure trove of information and insight. Cohen and Kisker provide us with astute and straightforward analysis and commentary on our past, present, and likely future. This book is invaluable to those seeking to go to the heart of the issues and challenges confronting higher education.» – Judith S. Eaton, president, Council for Higher Education Accreditation «Arthur Cohen and his collaborator have now updated his superb history of American higher education. It remains masterful, authoritative, comprehensive, and incisive, and guarantees that this work will stand as the classic required resource for all who want to understand where higher education came from and where it is going. The new material gives a wise and nuanced perspective on the current crisis-driven transformations of the higher education industry.» – John Lombardi, president, Louisiana State University System «The Shaping of American Higher Education is distinguished by its systematic approach, comprehensive coverage, and extensive treatment of the modern era, including the first years of the twenty-first century. In this second edition, Arthur Cohen and Carrie Kisker are especially adept at bringing historical perspective and a balanced viewpoint to controversial issues of the current era.» – Roger L. Geiger, distinguished professor, The Pennsylvania State University, and author, Knowledge and Money
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