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Tales of all countries 1st

Tales of all countries   1st Author Anthony Trollope
ISBN-10 OXFORD:600021767
Release 1861
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Tales of all countries 1st has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Tales of all countries 1st also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Tales of all countries 1st book for free.

Polish Letters Classic Reprint

Polish Letters  Classic Reprint Author Jean Paul Marat
ISBN-10 0332170306
Release 2018-02-02
Pages 232
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Excerpt from Polish Letters Six weeks ago I embarked for Holland, and after a passage of thirty-six hours I arrived. Although the inhabitants of this country seem to have a very marked character, I was little impressed with the difference of national peculiarities in passing from England into Holland. I should have been incomparably more so had I traveled thither through France. The Dutchman has a repulsive manner. His behavior toward you is stem and dis agreeable. His demeanor is rustic; his man ners are awkward. He knows nothing of the amenities or the conventions of society. He cannot even make a bow. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Accidental President of Brazil

The Accidental President of Brazil Author Fernando Henrique Cardoso
ISBN-10 9781586485962
Release 2007-03-27
Pages 320
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Fernando Henrique Cardoso received a phone call in the middle of the night asking him to be the new Finance Minister of Brazil. As he put the phone down and stared into the darkness of his hotel room, he feared he'd been handed a political death sentence. The year was 1993, and he would be responsible for an economy that had had seven different currencies in the previous eight years to cope with inflation that had run at 3000 percent a year. Brazil had a habit of chewing up finance ministers with the ferocity of an Amazon piranha. This was just one of the turns in a largely unscripted and sometimes unwanted political career. In exile during the harshest period of the junta that ruled Brazil for twenty years, Cardoso started his political life with a tentative run for the Federal Senate in 1978. Within fifteen years, and despite himself, this former sociologist was running the country. And what a country! Brazil, it is often said, is on the edge of modernity, striding with one foot in mid-air towards the future, the other still rooted deep in a traditional past. It is a land of sophisticated music and brutal gold-digging, of the next global superpower and the last old-time coffee plantations. It is gloriously ungovernable, irrepressibly attractive, and home to the family, friends and extraordinary life of Fernando Henrique Cardoso. This is his story and his love song to his country.

Memoirs of the Second World War

Memoirs of the Second World War Author Winston Churchill
ISBN-10 0395522625
Release 1959
Pages 1065
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Surveys the war and its politics

Claymore Vol 6

Claymore  Vol  6 Author Norihiro Yagi
ISBN-10 9781421547619
Release 2011-07-07
Pages 189
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Clare and her fellow Claymores are nearing the end of their strength in their battle against the Awakened Being--a male ex-Claymore who can no longer control his Yoma powers. Not only is Clare the weakest among them, but she has taken the brunt of the creature's attacks as well, and yet she may be their only hope in discovering the Awakened Being's weakness. -- VIZ Media

The Essential Art of War

The Essential Art of War Author Sunzi
ISBN-10 0465072046
Release 2005
Pages 137
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A newly conceived and highly accessible version of this classic text, translated by renowned Chinese military historian Ralph D. Sawyer, for readers who are new to this immensely popular work

Ego Sum

Ego Sum Author Jean-Luc Nancy
ISBN-10 9780823270644
Release 2016-05-02
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First published in 1979 but never available in English until now, Ego Sum challenges, through a careful and unprecedented reading of Descartes's writings, the picture of Descartes as the father of modern philosophy: the thinker who founded the edifice of knowledge on the absolute self-certainty of a Subject fully transparent to itself. While other theoretical discourses, such as psychoanalysis, have also attempted to subvert this Subject, Nancy shows how they always inadvertently reconstituted the Subject they were trying to leave behind. Nancy's wager is that, at the moment of modern subjectivity's founding, a foundation that always already included all the possibilities of its own exhaustion, another thought of "the subject" is possible. By paying attention to the mode of presentation of Descartes's subject, to the masks, portraits, feints, and fables that populate his writings, Jean-Luc Nancy shows how Descartes's ego is not the Subject of metaphysics but a mouth that spaces itself out and distinguishes itself.

Search and Find Dinosaurs

Search and Find  Dinosaurs Author Libby Walden
ISBN-10 1684122635
Release 2018-07-03
Pages 12
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Search prehistoric Earth for quirky dinosaurs in each scene! Can you find a reclining dinosaur, a Jurassic firefly, or a prehistoric pinball machine? In Search and Find: Dinosaurs, each busy foldout scene is filled with silly and unexpected things to find—along with your favorite dinosaurs! Each colorful spread includes a key with amusing items to find in each scene. Whether it’s in the sky, in a swamp, or near an erupting volcano, kids will be entertained looking for each item included on the key—along with all of the other characters and objects that fill the scenes!

Roots of Brazil

Roots of Brazil Author Sérgio Buarque de Holanda
ISBN-10 9780268077648
Release 2012-08-29
Pages 232
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Sérgio Buarque de Holanda's Roots of Brazil is one of the iconic books on Brazilian history, society, and culture. Originally published in 1936, it appears here for the first time in an English language translation with a foreword, "Why Read Roots of Brazil Today?" by Pedro Meira Monteiro, one of the world's leading experts on Buarque de Holanda. Roots of Brazil focuses on the multiple cultural influences that forged twentieth-century Brazil, especially those of the Portuguese, the Spanish, other European colonists, Native Americans, and Africans. Buarque de Holanda argues that all of these originary influences were transformed into a unique Brazilian culture and society—a "transition zone." The book presents an understanding of why and how European culture flourished in a large, tropical environment that was totally foreign to its traditions, and the manner and consequences of this development. Buarque de Holanda uses Max Weber’s typological criteria to establish pairs of "ideal types" as a means of stressing particular characteristics of Brazilians, while also trying to understand and explain the local historical process. Along with other early twentieth-century works such as The Masters and the Slaves by Gilberto Freyre and The Colonial Background of Modern Brazil by Caio Prado Júnior, Roots of Brazil set the parameters of Brazilian historiography for a generation and continues to offer keys to understanding the complex history of Brazil. Roots of Brazil has been published in Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, German, and French. This long-awaited English translation will interest students and scholars of Portuguese, Brazilian, and Latin American history, culture, literature, and postcolonial studies.

Guerrilla Warfare

Guerrilla Warfare Author Che Guevara
ISBN-10 9781461637141
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 422
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Che Guevara, the larger-than-life hero of the 1959 revolutionary victory that overturned the Cuban dictatorship, believed that revolution would also topple the imperialist governments in Latin America. Che's call to action, his proclamation of "invincibility"-the ultimate victory of revolutionary forces-continues to influence the course of Latin American history and international relations. His amazing life story has lifted him to almost legendary status. This edition of Che's classic work Guerrilla Warfare contains the text of his book, as well as two later essays titled "Guerrilla Warfare: A Method" and "Message to the Tricontinental." A detailed introduction by Brian Loveman and Thomas M. Davies, Jr., examines Guevara's text, his life and political impact, the situation in Latin America, and the United States' response to Che and to events in Latin America. Loveman and Davies also provide in-depth case studies that apply Che's theories on revolution to political situations in seven Latin American countries from the 1960s to the present. Also included are political chronologies of each country discussed in the case studies and a postscript tying the analyses together. This book will help students gain a better understanding of Che's theoretical contribution to revolutionary literature and the inspiration that his life and Guerrilla Warfare have provided to revolutionaries since the 1960s. This volume is an invaluable addition to courses in Latin American studies and political science.

Icon and Axe

Icon and Axe Author James Billington
ISBN-10 9780307765284
Release 2010-09-22
Pages 880
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"A rich and readable introduction to the whole sweep of Russian cultural and intellectual history from Kievan times to the post-Khruschev era." - Library Journal. Illustrations, references, index. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Attache Extraordinaire

Attache Extraordinaire Author Frank de Oliveira
ISBN-10 1523603631
Release 2016-01-20
Pages 194
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Frank Marcio de Oliveira explores the Brazilian crucible for Walter's career among the heavyweights of twentieth-century, front-line, U.S. international policy implementation. Walters' role as intelligence statesman clearly and early transcended his military roots and established a strong precedent for the instrumental unification of political strategy and intelligence in foreign affairs."

Because You Are Mine Part I

Because You Are Mine Part I Author Beth Kery
ISBN-10 9781101608494
Release 2012-07-31
Pages 58
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON From Beth Kery, the national bestselling author of Explosive, comes a red-hot romance like no other—where the rules of attraction are broken with that first electrifying touch. Meet Francesca and Ian. The fantasies of what’s to come begin… Because You Are Mine, Part I Because You Tempt Me It starts with that first look, when you know you have to have him… Francesca Arno has been commissioned to create a grand centerpiece painting for the lobby of Ian Noble’s new skyscraper. It’s at a cocktail party in her honor that she first meets him—and the attraction is immediate for Francesca. It’s also bewildering. She’s not used to such a wholesale sexual response to a stranger. Enigmatic, darkly intense, with a commanding presence, Ian completely unnerves her. And she likes it. For Ian, she’s the kind of woman he can’t resist—one that comes all too rarely: a true innocent. But he can sense in her a desire to open up, to experiment, to give herself to the fantasies of a man in control. The first kiss, the first caress, the first challenge for a woman who craves what she’s never had—a man who gets what he wants. More to come. Don't miss Because You Are Mine, Part II, available 8/7

The Food and Drink of Sydney

The Food and Drink of Sydney Author Heather Hunwick
ISBN-10 9781442252042
Release 2018-03-22
Pages 258
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This fascinating food biography of one of the world’s great cities, Sydney, takes the reader from its prehistory through its unpromising foundation as a convict settlement confronted by starvation, to its status today as an international culinary destination.

Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic

Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic Author Jeremy Adelman
ISBN-10 069112664X
Release 2006
Pages 409
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This book takes a bold new look at both Spain's and Portugal's New World empires in a trans-Atlantic context. It argues that modern notions of sovereignty in the Atlantic world have been unstable, contested, and equivocal from the start. It shows how much contemporary notions of sovereignty emerged in the Americas as a response to European imperial crises in the age of revolutions. Jeremy Adelman reveals how many modern-day uncertainties about property, citizenship, and human rights were forged in an epic contest over the very nature of state power in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic offers a new understanding of Latin American and Atlantic history, one that blurs traditional distinctions between the "imperial" and the "colonial." It shows how the Spanish and Portuguese empires responded to the pressures of rival states and merchant capitalism in the eighteenth century. As empires adapted, the ties between colonies and mother countries transformed, recreating trans-Atlantic bonds of loyalty and interests. In the end, colonies repudiated their Iberian loyalties not so much because they sought independent nationhood. Rather, as European conflicts and revolutions swept across the Atlantic, empires were no longer viable models of sovereignty--and there was less to be loyal to. The Old Regimes collapsed before subjects began to imagine new ones in their place. The emergence of Latin American nations--indeed many of our contemporary notions of sovereignty--was the effect, and not the cause, of the breakdown of European empires.

Paulo Coelho A Warrior s Life

Paulo Coelho  A Warrior s Life Author Fernando Morais
ISBN-10 0061959707
Release 2009-11-17
Pages 480
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Paulo Coelho: A Warrior’s Life is the definitive, authorized biography of one of the world’s most popular and widely read authors—and the story of how his enormously popular novel The Alchemist came to be. Fernando Morais, the preeminent biographer in Brazil and a groundbreaking journalist, traces Coelho’s roots in Brazil to his time as a musician and pop lyricist to his wild days of rock and roll to the publication of the The Alchemist and beyond, telling the true tale of one of the most adored authors of our time.

Fidel and religion

Fidel and religion Author Fidel Castro
ISBN-10 UVA:X001263041
Release 1987
Pages 314
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Castro affirms the compatibility of Marxist revolution and religion, and reminisces about growing up Catholic