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Desire and the West: Market, State and the Containment of Armageddon
By Luca Luchesini
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History, Applying Mimesis to Modern His. Price: Free! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Find out how mimetic theory explains the reasons behind the ascent of the West in the last few centuries, complementing the thesis of Niall Ferguson about the killer applications of the West and the research of Yuri Slezkine on the role of the Jews in modernity, while also having a look at the latest interpretations of the restraint of Armageddon in St.Paul letter to Thessalonians
Fire at Box 598
By Joe Corso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
October 17, 1966 was one of the darkest days in the history of the F.D.N.Y. On that day, twelve members of the New York City Fire Department were killed in the line of duty. The following account is one man’s personal experience on that tragic day.
My Tsunami; Galapagos March 2011
By Jack Nelson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Jack Nelson lives on the shore of Academy Bay in the Galápagos Islands since 1967, and figured he knew the place until he was surprised by the destructive power of the Tsunami of March 2011.
Three Governors From Greensboro, Alabama
By Jabe Fincher, Jr
You set the price! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Three citizens of Greensboro, Alabama have gone on to become governor of that state. This book chronicles the lives of Israel Pickens, John Gayle, and Thomas Seay, all from the small Alabama town of Greensboro.