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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. Category: 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.
An Invisible Chain of our Time
By Iam Willgreen
Price: Free! Words: 69,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
A critical insight over the assumed changes that we have done and do, which have never had any logical basis. Reasons to change the point of view about our way of life: health, food, time, relationships, work, home, as well as all are related. What feels and thinks an environmentalist that is lacking within all of us.
Thirukkural
By nelsonvijayakumar
You set the price! Words: 55,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Thirukural will probably be the magnum opus that came from the writings of Saint Poet Thiruvalluvar. Thirukural contains brilliant adages and precious gems of cogency of valuable collective leaning towards all time. No one on earth has emphasized so confidently and convincingly the benevolence and power of moral law.The goal in this book is to praise the greatness of the enlightened ones.
Hating America - A History
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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.
Children of Dolhinov
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
The Truth about Syria
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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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.
Istanbul Intrigues
By Barry Rubin
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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.
Assimilation and its Discontents
By Barry Rubin
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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.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
By Barry Rubin
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The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
Long War for Freedom
By Barry Rubin
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This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
A Semente da Vitória - Nuno Cobra
By julio agostini, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 72,400. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
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Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.
Reset (Pietre senza Storia)
By Sauro Barducci
You set the price! Words: 81,370. Language: Italian. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
“Ho speso quattro secoli di vita e ho fatto mille viaggi nei deserti perché volevo dire ciò che penso volevo andare avanti ad occhi aperti" [ Pierangelo Bertoli, A muso duro, 1979]
Secrets of State
By Barry Rubin
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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.
Paved with Good Intentions
By Barry Rubin
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Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 121,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Lo Stalking
By Cesare Triberti
Price: Free! Words: 58,650. Language: Italian. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Legal
Lo stalking è un reato particolarmente odioso e violento, priva la vittima, sopratutto donna,della sua vita affettiva, sociale , giungendo in molti casi al suo omicidio. Il libro analizza il fenomeno dalle sue origini alle nuove forme di cyberstalking, all'incidenza sulla personalità dello stalker di possibili alterazioni psichiche o neurologiche, soffermandosi infine sulle principali legislazioni
Africa un-slaved Volume I: The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation
By TeekayAkin Adeseye
Price: Free! Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Africa un-slaved; Volume I: The Chains of Modern-Day African Slavery and the Steps to our Liberation. A compilation of sixty related articles written by myself This volume will take you through [in no specific format] the journey of who and what we really are, how we got here, what we have been doing wrong, how we have become a part of the problem and what must be done to break free.