panpsychism in the west



Bauhaus Goes West: Modern Art and Design in Britain and America Bauhaus Goes West: Modern Art and Design in Britain and America Новинка

Bauhaus Goes West: Modern Art and Design in Britain and America

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Bauhaus Goes West is a story of cultural exchange – between the Bauhaus émigrés in the years following the school’s closure in 1933 and the countries to which they moved,...
Ilya Yablokov Fortress Russia: Conspiracy Theories in Post-Soviet Russia Ilya Yablokov Fortress Russia: Conspiracy Theories in Post-Soviet Russia Новинка

Ilya Yablokov Fortress Russia: Conspiracy Theories in Post-Soviet Russia

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Allegations of Russian conspiracies meddling in the affairs of Western countries have been a persistent feature of Western politics since the Cold War – allegations of Russian interference in the US presidential election are only the most recent in a long series of conspiracy allegations that mark the history of the twentieth century. But Russian politics is rife with conspiracies about the West too. Everything bad that happens in Russia is traced back by some to an anti-Russian plot that is hatched in the West. Even the collapse of the Soviet Union – this crucial turning point in world politics that left the USA as the only remaining superpower – was, according to some Russian conspiracy theorists, planned and executed by Russia’s enemies in the West. This book is the first-ever study of Russian conspiracy theories in the post-Soviet period. It examines why these conspiracy theories have emerged and gained currency in Russia and what role intellectuals have played in this process. The book shows how, in the new millennium, the image of the ‘dangerous, conspiring West’ provides national unity and has helped legitimize Russia’s rapid turn to authoritarianism under Vladimir Putin.
Victoria Dahl The Wicked West Victoria Dahl The Wicked West Новинка

Victoria Dahl The Wicked West

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The Wicked West by Victoria Dahl writing as Holly SummersWhen Lily Anders gave up her proper English roots to settle in the Wild West, she didn't dare hope that she'd meet someone who shared her own wicked bedroom secrets. But the virtuous Sheriff Hale has never told anyone about his shocking desires. Will he give in to the surprising temptation of the young widow?Meet bestselling erotica author Holly Summers in Victoria Dahl's contemporary romances, TALK ME DOWN (January 2009) and START ME UP (July 2009).
Артур Конан Дойл The Great Shadow and Other Napoleon Артур Конан Дойл The Great Shadow and Other Napoleon Новинка

Артур Конан Дойл The Great Shadow and Other Napoleon

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"The Great Shadow and other Napoleonic Tales", is an Action & Adventure novel published in 1892. The novel takes place in the Napoleonic era on the English-Scottish border city called West Inch. The Great Shadow refers to the Napoleon’s influence and his reputation that forms a shadow over West Inch.
Nicolas Witschi S. A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West Nicolas Witschi S. A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West Новинка

Nicolas Witschi S. A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West

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A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West presents a series of essays that explore the historic and contemporary cultural expressions rooted in America's western states. Offers a comprehensive approach to the wide range of cultural expressions originating in the west Focuses on the intersections, complexities, and challenges found within and between the different historical and cultural groups that define the west's various distinctive regions Addresses traditionally familiar icons and ideas about the west (such as cowboys, wide-open spaces, and violence) and their intersections with urbanization and other regional complexities Features essays written by many of the leading scholars in western American cultural studies
Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 1 Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 1 Новинка

Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 1

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Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 4 Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 4 Новинка

Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 4

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Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 3 Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 3 Новинка

Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 3

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Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 5 Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 5 Новинка

Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 5

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Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 2 Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 2 Новинка

Bryan Edwards The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies. Vol. 2

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Rudolf Nureyev The Life (м) Kavanagh Rudolf Nureyev The Life (м) Kavanagh Новинка

Rudolf Nureyev The Life (м) Kavanagh

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Nureyev's achievements and conquests became legendary: he rose out of Tatar peasant poverty to become the Kirov's thrilling maverick star; slept with his beloved mentor's wife; defected to the West in 1961; sparked Rudimania across the globe; established the most rhapsodic partnership in dance history with the middle-aged Margot Fonteyn; reinvented male technique; gatecrashed modern dance; moulded new stars; and staged Russia's unknown ballet masterpieces in the West. He and his life were simply astonishing.
Child Lee The Midnight Line Child Lee The Midnight Line Новинка

Child Lee The Midnight Line

897 руб.
Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to i... Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's a woman cadet's graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher's a West Pointer too, and he knows what she went through to get it. Reacher tracks the ring back to its owner, step by step, down a criminal trail leading west. Like Big Foot come out of the forest, he arrives in the deserted wilds of Wyoming. All he wants is to find the woman. If she's OK, he'll walk away. If she's not ... he'll stop at nothing. He's still shaken by the recent horrors of Make Me, and now The Midnight Line sees him set on a raw and elemental quest for simple justice. Best advice: don't get in his way.
Ivan Tselichtchev China Versus the West. The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century Ivan Tselichtchev China Versus the West. The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century Новинка

Ivan Tselichtchev China Versus the West. The Global Power Shift of the 21st Century

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China Versus the West is an innovative book. The author, a leading specialist on the international and Asian economy and business, presents the most comprehensive picture of the changing power balance between the emerging superpower China and the «old» developed economies of the West: mainly the US, Europe and Japan. The reader can clearly see in what areas and to what extent China has become the world leader, in what areas it is catching up and in what areas the West retains its superiority and has a chance to strengthen it further. At the same time, I. Tselichtchev unveils a breath-taking story of the global economy and business in the brave new world which is non-"West-led" and where major growth dynamics are coming from large emerging economies. A radically changing economic environment requires new government policies and business strategies. The book contains many valuable suggestions and ideas. Using his own analytical framework, the author presents a set of options and alternatives for Western businesses in the wake of China's production and export offensive. The book provides a uniquely sharp and thought-provoking analysis of the factors behind the global crisis of 2008-2009, largely different from what we see in other publications, and examines its implications for the global power balance. I. Tselichtchev vividly shows that it was not global, but Western crisis of a structural character which drastically changed the China-West power balance in the former's favor. He provides strong arguments showing that today's China is structurally and macro-economically stronger than most countries of the West. This leads him to rethinking the very essence of the Chinese model of capitalism and to its new definition. He expresses unconventional, sometimes controversial, but well-founded views about China's problems and weaknesses and the prospects for its political evolution. The book ends with invaluable insights into China's unique role in the world economic history, the essence of the non-"West-led" multipolar world and the positions of its major players. Arguing that from now on no single country will be ever able to «rule the world», it shows new opportunities dynamic China is opening for the West. Thoroughly analyzing and discussing a wide range of the key, often complicated issues which are now in the focus of the world's attention, the book remains very reader-friendly. It is written in the form of an unconstrained dialogue with the reader, containing a lot of the author's on-the-spot impressions, interesting facts, remarks and quotations. China Versus the West is a must reading for everyone who wants to know more about the global developments, China and the West, and also, perhaps, to get valuable inputs and hints to find his or her own place in today's new world. It is highly recommended for policy-makers, business people, academics, analysts and journalists. It is a valuable source for professors and students of the universities and business schools.
Blackmore R. D. Lorna Doone Blackmore R. D. Lorna Doone Новинка

Blackmore R. D. Lorna Doone

878 руб.
A romantic adventure story set in south-west England in the 1600s. John Ridd swears revenge upon the evil Carver Doone who murdered his father. But who is the beautiful young girl he meets in Doone Valley? Retold by John Escott.
Richard West The poetical works Richard West The poetical works Новинка

Richard West The poetical works

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Henry О. Heart of the West = Сердце Запад: на англ.яз. Henry О. Heart of the West = Сердце Запад: на англ.яз. Новинка

Henry О. Heart of the West = Сердце Запад: на англ.яз.

476 руб.
William Sydney Porter known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His stories are known for their surprise endings. "Heart of the West" is a collection of humorous and sentimental stories of sheepherders, cowpunchers, trail cooks, prospectors, outlaws, and Texas Rangers offer the modern reader a window into the often mythologized American West. Perhaps reflecting O. Henry's own experience as a young man in the middle of nowhere, where women were few and far between, many of the stories are comic tales of romantic rivalry.
Brian Aldiss The Squire Quartet Brian Aldiss The Squire Quartet Новинка

Brian Aldiss The Squire Quartet

534.26 руб.
For the first time ever, all four books in the Squire Quartet collected in one volume.Set during the last years of the Cold War, and spanning the duration of Thatcher’s Britain, The Squire Quartet follows the political, professional and private adventures of a group of linked characters. It is a vivid fictional portrait of Britain’s recent history.All four volumes – Life in the West, Forgotten Life, Remembrance Day and Somewhere East of Life – are collected here for the first time in one volume and for the first time in ebook form.
Greg Woolf Tales of the Barbarians. Ethnography and Empire in the Roman West Greg Woolf Tales of the Barbarians. Ethnography and Empire in the Roman West Новинка

Greg Woolf Tales of the Barbarians. Ethnography and Empire in the Roman West

2139.84 руб.
Tales of the Barbarians traces the creation of new mythologies in the wake of Roman expansion westward to the Atlantic, and offers the first application of modern ethnographic theory to ancient material. Investigates the connections between empire and knowledge at the turn of the millennia, and the creation of new histories in the Roman West Explores how ancient geography, local histories and the stories of wandering heroes were woven together by Greek scholars and local experts Offers a fresh perspective by examining passages from ancient writers in a new light
O. Henry Heart of the West O. Henry Heart of the West Новинка

O. Henry Heart of the West

517 руб.
William Sydney Porter known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His stories are known for their surprise endings. "Heart of the West" is a collection of humorous and sentimental stories of sheepherders, cowpunchers, trail cooks, prospectors, outlaws, and Texas Rangers offer the modern reader a window into the often mythologized American West. Perhaps reflecting O. Henry's own experience as a young man in the middle of nowhere, where women were few and far between, many of the stories are comic tales of romantic rivalry.
Major Crandall Doug Leadership Lessons from West Point Major Crandall Doug Leadership Lessons from West Point Новинка

Major Crandall Doug Leadership Lessons from West Point

2292.96 руб.
With Leadership Lessons from West Point as a guide, leaders in the business, nonprofit, and government sectors can learn leadership techniques and practices from contributors who are teaching or have taught at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and have served in positions of leadership that span the globe. These military experts cover a broad range of topics that are relevant to any leadership development program in any sector. The articles in this important resource offer insight into what leadership means to these experts—in both war and peacetime—and describe their views on quiet leadership, mission, values, taking care of people, organizational learning, and leading change.
Robert Thomas Wilson Instruments of Darkness Robert Thomas Wilson Instruments of Darkness Новинка

Robert Thomas Wilson Instruments of Darkness

771.87 руб.
‘First in a field of one’ (Literary Review) Robert Wilson’s first novel, a tense and powerful thriller set in the sultry heat of West AfricaBenin, West Africa. Englishman Bruce Medway operates as a ‘fixer’ for traders along the part of the coast they used to call the White Man’s Grave. It’s a tough existence, but Medway can handle it… until he crosses the formidable Madame Severnou. Warned off by his client, Jack Obuasi, his energies are redirected into the search for missing expat Steven Kershaw. Kershaw, though, is a man of mystery: trader, artist, womanizer… and sado-masochist.Against background rumblings of political disturbance, in the face of official corruption, egged on by an enigmatic policeman, Medway pursues his elusive quarry across West Africa. Is Kershaw tied to Obuasi’s and Madame Severnou’s shady dealings? Is he a vicious murderer? Is he, indeed, alive or dead?
Carol Arens Renegade Most Wanted Carol Arens Renegade Most Wanted Новинка

Carol Arens Renegade Most Wanted

354.99 руб.
WANTED: A HUSBAND BEFORE THE DAY IS OUT. MUST HAVE A WICKED STREAK AND THE FASTEST TRIGGER IN THE WEST! Sitting in the finest second-hand wedding dress she can find, Emma Parker watches the clock tick down. She needs the most willing cowboy in town to become her husband before the sun sets – or she’ll lose her first ever real home.Then Matthew ‘Singing Trigger’ Suede saunters in, and his cover as the Robin Hood of the West is almost blown as he escapes from a bank. So Emma offers the renegade an alibi to save him from the noose…if only he’ll escort her down the aisle – immediately!
Gilbert West The poetical works Gilbert West The poetical works Новинка

Gilbert West The poetical works

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Todd Kerstetter M. Inspiration and Innovation. Religion in the American West Todd Kerstetter M. Inspiration and Innovation. Religion in the American West Новинка

Todd Kerstetter M. Inspiration and Innovation. Religion in the American West

6369.88 руб.
Covering more than 200 years of history from pre-contact to the present, this textbook places religion at the center of the history of the American West, examining the relationship between religion and the region and their influence on one another. A comprehensive examination of the relationship between religion and the American West and their influence on each other over the course of more than 200 years Discusses diverse groups of people, places, and events that played an important historical role, from organized religion and easily recognized denominations to unorganized religion and cults Provides straightforward explanations of key religious and theological terms and concepts Weaves discussion of American Indian religion throughout the text and presents it in dialogue with other groups Enriches our understanding of American history by examining key factors outside of traditional political, economic, social, and cultural domains
Ennio Morricone - 60 Years of Music Ennio Morricone - 60 Years of Music Новинка

Ennio Morricone - 60 Years of Music

3590 руб.
LP1 A1. The Man With The Harmonica (Once Upon A Time In The West) A2. The Fortress (The Good, The Bad And The Ugly) A3. Main Theme (The Good, The Bad And The Ugly) A4....
Swallow James Doctor Who. Peacemaker Swallow James Doctor Who. Peacemaker Новинка

Swallow James Doctor Who. Peacemaker

1011 руб.
The peace and quiet of a remote homestead in the 1880s American West is shattered by the arrival of two shadowy outriders searching for 'the healer'. When the farmer refuses to help them, they raze the house to the ground using guns that shoot bolts of energy instead of bullets... In the town of Redwater, the Doctor and Martha learn of a snake-oil salesman who's patent medicines actually cure his patient. But when the Doctor and Martha investigate they discover the truth is stranger, and far more dangerous. Caught between the law of the gun and the deadly plans of intergalactic mercenaries, the Doctor and Martha are about to discover just how wild the West can become... Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit Doctor Who series from BBC Television.
Colin Heywood A History of Childhood. Children and Childhood in the West from Medieval to Modern Times Colin Heywood A History of Childhood. Children and Childhood in the West from Medieval to Modern Times Новинка

Colin Heywood A History of Childhood. Children and Childhood in the West from Medieval to Modern Times

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In this lively and accessible book, Colin Heywood explores the changing experiences and perceptions of childhood from the early Middle Ages to the beginning of the twentieth century. Heywood examines the different ways in which people have thought about childhood as a stage of life, the relationships of children with their families and peers, and the experiences of young people at work, in school and at the hands of various welfare institutions. The aim is to place the history of children and childhood firmly in its social and cultural context, without losing sight of the many individual experiences that have come down to us in diaries, autobiographies and oral testimonies. Heywood argues that there is a cruel paradox at the heart of childhood in the past. On the one hand, material conditions for children have generally improved in the West, however belatedly and unevenly, and they are now more valued than in the past. On the other hand, the business of preparing for adulthood has become more complicated in urban and industrial societies, as the young face a bewildering array of choices and expectations. A History of Childhood will be an essential introduction to the subject for students of history, the social sciences and cultural studies.
Lyrebird Lyrebird Новинка

Lyrebird

620 руб.
In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her...
Kurt Raaflaub A. Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World Kurt Raaflaub A. Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World Новинка

Kurt Raaflaub A. Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World

10868.77 руб.
Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World presents a cross-cultural comparison of the ways in which ancient civilizations thought about the past and recorded their own histories. Written by an international group of scholars working in many disciplines Truly cross-cultural, covering historical thinking and writing in ancient or early cultures across in East, South, and West Asia, the Mediterranean, and the Americas Includes historiography shaped by religious perspectives, including Judaism, early Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism
Arthur Cotterell Western Power in Asia. Its Slow Rise and Swift Fall, 1415 - 1999 Arthur Cotterell Western Power in Asia. Its Slow Rise and Swift Fall, 1415 - 1999 Новинка

Arthur Cotterell Western Power in Asia. Its Slow Rise and Swift Fall, 1415 - 1999

2292.96 руб.
For centuries, the major poweres of the West were seduced by the allure of the countries of «the Far East». Spices, textiles, silk and tea were the staples of East- West trade. But competition between Western traders eventually caused military intervention in Asian affairs and the establishment of colonial empires. These actions have shapred the history of mankind and left a legacy that still reverberates throughout Asia. Western Power in Asia is a unique contribution to the understanding of present- day Asia. Essential reading for anyone interested in world history, Arthur Cotterell offers fascinating insights into five hundred extraordinary years of power and influence by the West, which disappeared spectacularly after the Second World War. The author's ability to tell both sides of the story, with the aid of contemporary illustrations as well as quotations, makes this book a tremendous resource for students of Asian history. And because the entire colonial experience is covered for the first time within a single volume, Western Power in Asia also provides the general reader with an unusual and invaluable perspective on East- West relations. As countries such as China and India become key players on the world stage, Western Power in Asia provides a timely reminder of the path that led to their present positions, while allowing a poignant opportunity to reflect on how they might in future treat their Western trading partners.
Fitzgerald Francis Scott The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald Francis Scott The Great Gatsby Новинка

Fitzgerald Francis Scott The Great Gatsby

447 руб.
The Great Gatsby (1925) follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan and explores themes of decadence, idealism, resistance to change, social upheaval, and excess.
Fitzgerald F.S. The Great Gatsby: роман Fitzgerald F.S. The Great Gatsby: роман Новинка

Fitzgerald F.S. The Great Gatsby: роман

363 руб.
The Great Gatsby (1925) follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan and explores themes of decadence, idealism, resistance to change, social upheaval, and excess.
Kwek Yong Ping Due Diligence in China. Beyond the Checklists Kwek Yong Ping Due Diligence in China. Beyond the Checklists Новинка

Kwek Yong Ping Due Diligence in China. Beyond the Checklists

9642.86 руб.
A plain-English guide that demystifies the business landscape in China from a due diligence point of view Due diligence is crucial to any business deal, and, thankfully, due diligence research has come a long way over the years. What used to be a cumbersome, time-consuming process has been standardized and systemized with generally accepted auditing frameworks and tools, such as the all-important auditing «checklists.» But when it comes to doing due diligence in China, with its opaque regulatory system and byzantine accounting standards, all bets are off. In this book an acknowledged expert in the field takes you beyond the checklists to arm you with China-specific due diligence strategies, tools and techniques that go beyond what is typically part of the process. Gives a detailed account of why conventional frameworks used in the west simply don't work in China Provides first-hand accounts based on the author's years of experience as a private equity professional doing deals in China Reviews, in-depth, the unique differences between corporations and businesses in China and those in the West and their implications for the due diligence process Uses numerous case studies to guide the reader through an entire due diligence process for a firm in China
Fitzgerald Francis Scott The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald Francis Scott The Great Gatsby Новинка

Fitzgerald Francis Scott The Great Gatsby

575 руб.
The Great Gatsby (1925) follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan and explores themes of decadence, idealism, resistance to change, social upheaval, and excess.
Robertson Thomas S. On Equal Terms. Redefining China's Relationship with America and the West Robertson Thomas S. On Equal Terms. Redefining China's Relationship with America and the West Новинка

Robertson Thomas S. On Equal Terms. Redefining China's Relationship with America and the West

3371.81 руб.
An insightful look at the future of China's relations with the West and the United States For anyone who wants to better understand China and its economic and political relations to the West, On Equal Terms offers front-row insight. Exploring China's state-capitalist economic model and the unique qualities and ideals of Chinese culture that can make difficult for Westerners to understand its approach to business interactions, the book looks to the future, explaining how China and the United States can cooperate to solve some of the world's major problems. Covering the extraordinary changes taking place in China and China's relationship with America and the West over ten powerful chapters, the book looks at China's state-capitalist model of governance, how history affects her behavior in foreign policy, how China is emerging as an economic world power, that products are not made but assembled in China, that China is not one big market but many markets, and much more. Provides an inside view on the future of China and America from an expert with personal experience on both sides of the story Explains the sometimes mysterious worlds of «Guanxi» and «Mianzi»—the notions of giving, saving, and preserving «face» in business and cultural relationships that many Westerners struggle to understand A truly up-to-date resource that gives reader's the most recent information about Chinese-American relations China and America need to cooperate in order to solve the major problems of the world, and On Equal Terms gives readers the information they need to improve their business and professional relationships in China.
Тимур Таирович Махаматов Philosophy for professionals. A short series of practice-orientated lectures and reader. Философия для профессионалов. Краткий курс лекций и хрестоматия на английском языке. Учебное пособие для вузов Тимур Таирович Махаматов Philosophy for professionals. A short series of practice-orientated lectures and reader. Философия для профессионалов. Краткий курс лекций и хрестоматия на английском языке. Учебное пособие для вузов Новинка

Тимур Таирович Махаматов Philosophy for professionals. A short series of practice-orientated lectures and reader. Философия для профессионалов. Краткий курс лекций и хрестоматия на английском языке. Учебное пособие для вузов

459 руб.
East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet Rudyard Kipling would indeed be astonished at the pace of modern globalisation, where East and West not just meet , but, in fact, come to saturate one another in so many controversial ways This book will help you study the DNA of the twain , particularly emphasising on disclosing the nature of the Orient, with all its lore and wisdom, the living spirit of which may perhaps save this bleeding world one day
Jon Armajani Modern Islamist Movements. History, Religion, and Politics Jon Armajani Modern Islamist Movements. History, Religion, and Politics Новинка

Jon Armajani Modern Islamist Movements. History, Religion, and Politics

2139.84 руб.
Modern Islamist Movements provides a clear and accessible examination of the history, beliefs and rationale of Islamist Groups and their grievances with the West and governments within the majority-Muslim world, while examining some of these groups' visions for a global Islamic empire. A clear and accessible text that examines the history, beliefs and rationale for violence emerging from Islamist movements, while examining some of these groups' visions for a global Islamic empire Examines Islamist grievances against the West and modern governments in the majority Muslim world, while providing an overview of Islam's relations with the West from the period of the Crusades to the modern age Discusses the historic development of Islamism in Egypt, the West Bank and Gaza, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Afghanistan Explains classic Islamic understandings of jihad and Bin Laden's, al-Qaida's, and other Islamists interpretations of this concept Offers an historical account of the formative relationship between al-Qaida, other Islamists, and Islamic intellectual trends beginning in the eighteenth century Appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as interested general readers
Max Velmans The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness Max Velmans The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness Новинка

Max Velmans The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

4870.24 руб.
Updated and revised, the highly-anticipated second edition of The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness offers a collection of readings that together represent the most thorough and comprehensive survey of the nature of consciousness available today. Features updates to scientific chapters reflecting the latest research in the field Includes 18 new theoretical, empirical, and methodological chapters covering integrated information theory, renewed interest in panpsychism, and more Covers a wide array of topics that include the origins and extent of consciousness, various consciousness experiences such as meditation and drug-induced states, and the neuroscience of consciousness Presents 54 peer-reviewed chapters written by leading experts in the study of consciousness, from across a variety of academic disciplines
Amanda Stevens Showdown in West Texas Amanda Stevens Showdown in West Texas Новинка

Amanda Stevens Showdown in West Texas

295.94 руб.
Cochise County needed a new deputy and Cage Nichols needed a cover–pronto.Unfortunately, Cage unknowingly assumed the identity of an undercover hit man who'd marked stand-in Sheriff Grace Steele to be murdered. He was an ex-cop sidelined by a bullet. Now, Cage was embedded in the dusty West Texas border town with no choice but to assume the role of a double agent in order to expose a conspiracy and to protect his own hide. That was the plan. Until he met Grace.Whether it was the isolation of the no man's land town of Jericho Pass or the intense desert heat, he couldn't say, but Cage was fast falling for Grace. He only hoped she wouldn't lock him up after he saved her.

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China Versus the West is an innovative book. The author, a leading specialist on the international and Asian economy and business, presents the most comprehensive picture of the changing power balance between the emerging superpower China and the «old» developed economies of the West: mainly the US, Europe and Japan. The reader can clearly see in what areas and to what extent China has become the world leader, in what areas it is catching up and in what areas the West retains its superiority and has a chance to strengthen it further. At the same time, I. Tselichtchev unveils a breath-taking story of the global economy and business in the brave new world which is non-"West-led" and where major growth dynamics are coming from large emerging economies. A radically changing economic environment requires new government policies and business strategies. The book contains many valuable suggestions and ideas. Using his own analytical framework, the author presents a set of options and alternatives for Western businesses in the wake of China's production and export offensive. The book provides a uniquely sharp and thought-provoking analysis of the factors behind the global crisis of 2008-2009, largely different from what we see in other publications, and examines its implications for the global power balance. I. Tselichtchev vividly shows that it was not global, but Western crisis of a structural character which drastically changed the China-West power balance in the former's favor. He provides strong arguments showing that today's China is structurally and macro-economically stronger than most countries of the West. This leads him to rethinking the very essence of the Chinese model of capitalism and to its new definition. He expresses unconventional, sometimes controversial, but well-founded views about China's problems and weaknesses and the prospects for its political evolution. The book ends with invaluable insights into China's unique role in the world economic history, the essence of the non-"West-led" multipolar world and the positions of its major players. Arguing that from now on no single country will be ever able to «rule the world», it shows new opportunities dynamic China is opening for the West. Thoroughly analyzing and discussing a wide range of the key, often complicated issues which are now in the focus of the world's attention, the book remains very reader-friendly. It is written in the form of an unconstrained dialogue with the reader, containing a lot of the author's on-the-spot impressions, interesting facts, remarks and quotations. China Versus the West is a must reading for everyone who wants to know more about the global developments, China and the West, and also, perhaps, to get valuable inputs and hints to find his or her own place in today's new world. It is highly recommended for policy-makers, business people, academics, analysts and journalists. It is a valuable source for professors and students of the universities and business schools.
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