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Le origini preistoriche dell'onomastica italiana. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 65,380. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Essay » Sociology
L'opera offre soluzioni a vecchie perplessità filologiche in relazione ai seguenti argomenti: Origine dei cognomi italiani e loro tipologia etimologica - Antroponimi e cognomi d'origine germanica e loro significato etimologico - Toponimi italiani d'origine longobarda e loro etimologia. Libro work in progress con editing frequente; si consiglia pertanto di ripeterne ogni tanto il gratuito download
Saggio Sul Cinema Italiano del dopoguerra by Maurizio Massa
Price: Free! Words: 84,940. Language: Italian. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Come scrive Bjørn Larsson nel suo La saggezza del mare "uno si crede originale, forse soprattutto come artista, mentre in realtà è impregnato dello spirito del tempo, delle atmosfere, delle idee, delle correnti e delle tendenze che fluttuano in modo imperscrutabile in giro per il mondo". Il Saggio questo obiettivo vorrebbe centrare: l’inquadramento storico dei fatti e gli effetti sulla cultura.
Hating America - A History by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
Psicología Humana by Leonardo Castellani
Price: Free! Words: 90,250. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2012 by Jack Tollers. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Aquí Castellani en la plenitud de su vida intelectual, derrochando lucidez, asombrosa erudición, talento sintético, manejo literario, conocimientos teológicos, filosóficos y científicos... este es un libro imperdible para psicólogos, psicoanalistas. Pero también lo es para cualquier "castellanista". Son 14 imperdibles conferencias.
Från Madrid till Mexico City och Montevideo – En resa i spansk, latinamerikansk och portugisisk litteratur by Thomas Almqvist
Price: Free! Words: 63,060. Language: Swedish. Published: April 22, 2013 by Norrköpings Stadsbibliotek. Categories: Essay » Literature
Thomas Almqvist samlar här sina artiklar och recensioner om spansk, portugisisk och latinamerikansk litteratur. A collection of articles and reviews of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American literature.
Secrets of State by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
Assimilation and its Discontents by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
Global Information Society Watch 2011 by APC APC
Price: Free! Words: 166,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Essay » Technology
In the year of the arab uprisings Global Information Society Watch 2011 investigates how governments and internet and mobile phone companies are trying to restrict freedom online – and how citizens are responding to this using the very same technologies.
The Truth about Syria by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
One Page a Day by Carl Ehnis
Price: Free! Words: 114,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
One Page a Day is the anti-Seinfeld. It's not a book about nothing--it's a book about EVERYTHING, from the perspective of a novelist, marathoner, musician, husband/dad, cook, investing pro, agnostic, train commuter. From playing guitar solos like a rock god to avoiding runner's knee forever, One Page a Day's 365 ultra-short chapters will keep you amused, enlightened and aroused.
Istanbul Intrigues by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Norrköpingsandan, texter från Norrköpings Tidningar by Mats Granberg
Price: Free! Words: 53,530. Language: Swedish. Published: September 16, 2012 by Norrköpings Stadsbibliotek. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
In Norrköpingsandan, Mats Granberg gathered the best of his articles written for Norrköping Newspapers.
Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 129,210. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
In Star Gods, the action returns to an alien home world, where the alien Alessia is raised. Her mentor, Hinev, creates the immortality serum and tests it on his pupil, Alessia, who becomes one of her planet's intergalactic explorers. The explorers eventually visit the Earth of the ancient past on their long journey in space.
Essays in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning by Gerry Stahl
Price: Free! Words: 69,050. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software Development & Engineering / Tools
“Essays in CSCL” reflects on CSCL as a research field, situating Stahl’s work on the Virtual Math Teams Project and his theory of group cognition within CSCL. It describes the VMT research approach, technology, pedagogy and analysis methods. It presents findings that have emerged from the VMT Project about the nature of online interaction in CSCL. It concludes with reports of current work.