Perverse Identities : Identities in Conflict

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Perverse Identities : Identities in Conflict

Perverse Identities : Identities in Conflict
by Flocel Sabate
English, French, Spanish | 2015 | ISBN: 3034315562 | 602 Pages | PDF | 58 MB

The present book considers perversion in the construction of identity and the perverse usage of identity in areas such as social cohesion – xenophobia, racism, ostracism, rejection, ageism, marginalisation – and the mismanagement of linguistic identity, language groups and associated discriminatory practise arising out of historical and culturally based discrimination.

The Limits of Civilization

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The Limits of Civilization

The Limits of Civilization
by Andrew Targowski
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1634634233 | 178 Pages | PDF | 4.2 MB

Democratic Ecologism ought to be the new system, securing a wise and sustainable functioning of civilization; it would prioritize the ecosystem in the choices made by man and societies.

Chasing Thugs, Nazis, and Reds : Texas Ranger Norman K. Dixon

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Chasing Thugs, Nazis, and Reds : Texas Ranger Norman K. Dixon

Chasing Thugs, Nazis, and Reds : Texas Ranger Norman K. Dixon
by Kemp Dixon
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1623492564 | 242 Pages | PDF | 28 MB

Using Ranger Dixon's meticulously-kept diary entries, Kemp Dixon now tells his father's compelling story.

1865 : America Makes War and Peace in Lincoln’s Final Year

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1865 : America Makes War and Peace in Lincoln’s Final Year

1865 : America Makes War and Peace in Lincoln’s Final Year
by Harold Holzer and Sara Vaughn Gabbard
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0809334011 | 210 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This thoughtful collection provides an engaging evaluation of one of the most crucial years in America's evolution.

D-Day Remembered : The Normandy Landings in American Collective Memory

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D-Day Remembered : The Normandy Landings in American Collective Memory

D-Day Remembered :
The Normandy Landings in American Collective Memory

by Michael Dolski
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1621902188 | 337 Pages | PDF | 3.45 MB

D-Day, the Allied invasion of northwestern France in June 1944, has remained in the forefront of American memories of the Second World War to this day.

The Invisible Jewish Budapest : Metropolitan Culture at the Fin De Siecle

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The Invisible Jewish Budapest : Metropolitan Culture at the Fin De Siecle

The Invisible Jewish Budapest : Metropolitan Culture at the Fin De Siecle
by Mary Gluck
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0299307700 | 269 Pages | PDF | 8 MB

Budapest at the fin de siecle was famed and emulated for its cosmopolitan urban culture and nightlife. It was also the second-largest Jewish city in Europe.

Cancer Stem Cells: Philosophy and Therapies

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Cancer Stem Cells: Philosophy and Therapies

Cancer Stem Cells: Philosophy and Therapies
by Lucie Laplane
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0674088743 | 265 Pages | PDF | 35 MB

A new therapeutic strategy could break the stalemate in the war on cancer by targeting not all cancerous cells but the small fraction that lie at the root of cancers.

Texan Identities : Moving Beyond Myth, Memory, and Fallacy in Texas History

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Texan Identities : Moving Beyond Myth, Memory, and Fallacy in Texas History

Texan Identities :
Moving Beyond Myth, Memory, and Fallacy in Texas History

by Light Townsend Cummins and Mary L. Scheer
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1574416480 | 289 Pages | PDF | 2.31 MB

Texan Identities rests on the assumption that Texas has distinctive identities that define “what it means to be Texan,” and that these identities flow from myth and memory.

Performing Political Opposition in Russia : The Case of the Youth Group Oborona

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Performing Political Opposition in Russia : The Case of the Youth Group Oborona

Performing Political Opposition in Russia :
The Case of the Youth Group Oborona

by Laura Lyytikainen
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1472446356 | 202 Pages | PDF | 3.79 MB

Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Moscow and St. Petersburg among the political opposition's youth group Oborona (Defence), this ground-breaking work brings forward a multifaceted and colourful image of the life of political opposition activists in a restricted political environment.

Russia in the Arctic : Hard or Soft Power?

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Russia in the Arctic : Hard or Soft Power?

Russia in the Arctic : Hard or Soft Power?
by Alexander Sergunin and Valery Konyshev
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3838207831 | 193 Pages | PDF | 1.19 MB

This timely book provides a detailed analysis of Russia's national interests in the Arctic region.

Socio-economic Foundations of the Russian Post-Soviet Regime : The Resource-based Economy

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Socio-economic Foundations of the Russian Post-Soviet Regime : The Resource-based Economy

Socio-economic Foundations of the Russian Post-Soviet Regime :
The Resource-based Economy and Estate-based Social Structure of Contemporary Russia

by Simon Kordonsky and Svetlana Barsukova
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3838208757 | 333 Pages | PDF | 1.71 MB

Simon Kordonsky divides the social structure of contemporary Russia into distinct estates or social groups and describes each organization's unique resource-based political and economic nature.

The New Third Rome : Readings of a Russian Nationalist Myth

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The New Third Rome : Readings of a Russian Nationalist Myth

The New Third Rome : Readings of a Russian Nationalist Myth
by Jardar Ostbo and Pal Kolsto
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3838208706 | 293 Pages | PDF | 2.32 MB

This in-depth analysis discloses the sources, contents, and implications of post-Soviet Russian messianism.

Moon : Nature and Culture

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Moon : Nature and Culture

Moon : Nature and Culture
by Edgar Williams
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1780232810 | 199 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

Edgar Williams explores the interdependence of the Earth and the moon, not only the possibility that life on Earth would not be viable without the moon, but also the way it has embedded itself in culture.

Jesus and the Last Supper

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Jesus and the Last Supper

Jesus and the Last Supper
by Brant Pitre
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0802848710 | 604 Pages | ePUB | 1.51 MB

In this book Pitre fills a notable gap in historical Jesus research as he offers a rigorous, up-to-date study of the historical Jesus and the Last Supper.

Apuleius and Africa

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Apuleius and Africa

Apuleius and Africa
by Benjamin Todd Lee and Ellen Finkelpearl
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0415533090 | 361 Pages | PDF | 4.5 MB

The chapters give due attention to all elements of Apuleius' oeuvre, and break new ground both on the interpretation of Apuleius' literary production and on the culture of the Roman Empire in the second century.