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Summary: The Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture In...
by Brisk Reads

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English

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April 26, 2017

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"<p><strong>Do You Want To Know More About The Heartbreaking memoir about living a life in poverty and how divided the nation was in during J.D. Vance growing years? </strong></p><p><strong>Summary of  Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis</strong></p><p><br /><br /> Are You Wondering as to What are the Main Issues that Seemed to Have Plagued Working-Class Whites and ""HillBillies"" for Decades in America?</p><p><br /><br />Are You Looking for Answers on Questions About the Psychological Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Way it Affect People in the Long run?</p><p><br /><strong>Here is a Preview Of What You Will Learn </strong><strong>Inside..</strong></p><ul><li>How the author was able to use his negative experiences and turn it into a goal that will change his life forever.</li><li>What ""Hillbilly culture"" is and how it affects the lives of people.</li><li>And So Much More</li></ul><p><strong>Download This Book and Start Learning and be motivated!<br /><br /><br />*** Read It FREE With Kindle Unlimited Or Prime Membership ***<br /><br /><br />Don't have Kindle? No worries! Read it on your PC, Mac, Tablet Or Smartphone!<br /><br /><br />*** Download Your Copy Or Read It FREE With Kindle Unlimited Or Prime Membership ***<br /><br /><br />Tags:  Hillbilly Elegy, Summary, Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, J.D. Vance</strong></p><p> </p><br />"
BETTER THAN OKAY
by Zaundra Grant

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English

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30

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April 25, 2017

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In this short read, Zaundra Grant provides tools and strategies for navigating one of the hardest transitions for modern men and women; the transition that takes place during and after a divorce. Zaundra provides us with insight into how woman can come through divorce. By intimately sharing her own life, the breakdown of her marriage and subsequent divorce we are given a dymamic reference guide for women into the socially challenging climate of divorce recovery. <br />You will learn through her story and through the helpful tips provided, how you can come through this difficult transition. See how you can develop a resilient, strong and positive attitude. Learn how to be the powerful, dynamic woman you are once again. <br />If you are willing to do the work,you do not have to settle for being just "ok" you too, will be better than okay!
Perspectives on International Relations: Power, Institutions, and...
by Henry R. Nau

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English

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608

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January 05, 2016

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Henry R. Nau’s bestselling book <em>Perspectives on International Relations</em> is admired for its even-handed presentation of realism, liberalism, constructivism, and critical theory—and for expertly applying those perspectives in every chapter. Students focus on the ways the different perspectives shape our understanding of the root causes of historical events and current controversies in world affairs, and learn to think critically about the world’s most urgent issues. In the new fifth edition, updates include the rise of ISIS, new developments in Russia, China and the Middle East, ongoing environmental concerns and more. Instructors will find a new "primer" for students on how to learn to identify the perspectives and levels of analysis in the introduction and chapter one.<br /><br /><br /><br /><div> </div>
Donald Trump: 100 Days As President
by William E. Douglas

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English

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April 26, 2017

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Businessman to Reality Star, to the President of the United States, Donald Trump's words, "imagine what we an accomplish in the first 100 days of a Trump administration", can now be measured. Many promises were made by the 45th president pre-inauguration about what he would accomplish during his presidency. Through this short but informative writing of William E. Douglas, gain insight on how Trump became president and made history, and his first 100 days is office.
Against Democracy
by Jason Brennan

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English

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304

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October 03, 2017

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<p>Most people believe democracy is a uniquely just form of government. They believe people have the right to an equal share of political power. And they believe that political participation is good for us—it empowers us, helps us get what we want, and tends to make us smarter, more virtuous, and more caring for one another. These are some of our most cherished ideas about democracy. But, Jason Brennan says, they are all wrong.</p><p>In this trenchant book, Brennan argues that democracy should be judged by its results—and the results are not good enough. Just as defendants have a right to a fair trial, citizens have a right to competent government. But democracy is the rule of the ignorant and the irrational, and it all too often falls short. Furthermore, no one has a fundamental right to any share of political power, and exercising political power does most of us little good. On the contrary, a wide range of social science research shows that political participation and democratic deliberation actually tend to make people worse—more irrational, biased, and mean. Given this grim picture, Brennan argues that a new system of government—epistocracy, the rule of the knowledgeable—may be better than democracy, and that it's time to experiment and find out.</p><p>A challenging critique of democracy and the first sustained defense of the rule of the knowledgeable, <i>Against Democracy</i> is essential reading for scholars and students of politics across the disciplines.</p><p> Featuring a new preface that situates the book within the current political climate and discusses other alternatives beyond epistocracy, <i>Against Democracy</i> is a challenging critique of democracy and the first sustained defense of the rule of the knowledgeable.</p>
Forced Out Of Vietnam: A Policy Analysis Of The Fall Of Saigon
by Ben Wood Johnson

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English

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210

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April 26, 2017

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The Vietnam War was an unfortunate moment in human history. It was, for a fact, a horrific event in Indochina. It was also a tragic event in the history of modern warfare. This war was an unnecessary military venture, which led to an innumerable lost of lives. The text explores the policy rationale that led to the decision to evacuate American embassy personnel from Saigon. At the time, this city was among the last American strongholds in Indochina. This work is not an exhaustive piece of literature. But that should not undermine its empirical value. The manuscript is the result of a research endeavor. It is well crafted to present a coherent argument regarding the events that led to the end of the Vietnam War.
Reforming Foreign Aid: Reinvent the World Bank: Lessons in Global...
by Inder Sud

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English

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Publication Date

April 28, 2017

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Foreign aid evokes much emotion. Proponents view it as a moral imperative and the instrument of the West for ending global poverty. The opponents see it as a waste of taxpayer funds. Still others see it as a potential tool to ensure security threatened by fragile or failing states.<br /><br />The World Bank, the single most important and influential source of foreign aid, has in the last 50 years made a nearly a trillion dollars in grants and soft loans to nearly every developing country. Has this aid made a difference? Moreover, is it still a relevant institution in the world of today, when many developing countries have successfully moved to the ranks of middle-income or even upper income countries? In Reforming Foreign Aid: Reinvent the World Bank, drawing on his own experiences over 40 years of work in international development, Inder Sud argues that aid has been successful in promoting development only in those few countries that have had the leadership committed to helping their people and who were able to utilize foreign aid to support their own, home-grown, national development agenda. Unfortunately, aid donors are driven increasingly by their own political compulsions, or pressures from their domestic constituencies, and end up pushing initiatives that detract from the country’s priorities or are simply wasteful.<br /><br />Sud suggests that the World Bank, as the most significant and influential aid donor, can take a lead in setting a new path for delivering foreign aid effectively. First and foremost, Sud argues, that aid should only be channeled to countries that have the requisite national leadership with a track record of pursuing sound development policies and programs. The World Bank still has a role to play in supporting such countries provided it undertakes major reforms in its governance, modus operandus, instruments, and most importantly moving back to its roots of not being influenced by political imperatives of major donor countries, notably the United States.
El Erminauta III: Viaja mas allá, de donde nadie ha ido aún. (S...
by Nelson Ressio

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Spanish

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April 26, 2017

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La Conciencia Universal lo impregna todo, absolutamente todo, sin que las distancias sean un impedimento para que ciertas Mentes se entremezclen dentro de las entrañas Azules de la Gran Mente del Todo, y dancen entre sí, el sublime, brillante y eterno baile, de los diversos pensamientos, reunidos por el Akash… por la Acacia.<br /><br />Las distancias son efímeras, así como lo es el Azul del Cielo, pero ni las distancias, ni el Cielo, dejan de ser tales, ante un cambio repentino de sus inherentes propiedades; ni las distancias modifican los caminos, ni el Azul del Cielo deja de reflejarse en las Aguas de la Tierra. Pues aquellas mentes entrelazadas en la Acacia, no dejan de ser mentes, ni tampoco dejan de estar unidas, por más que el Akash parezca desaparecer de vez en cuando, y pensemos que ya no nos es posible, poder alcanzarlo... nunca más. La Acacia Azul siempre está... perenne, incólume, eterna, unificadora, tal como la Mente del Todo... aunque, solamente… para los que han aprendido a ser partes esenciales dentro de Ella.<br /><br />¿Qué es entonces, aquella Conciencia Universal; sino la propia, poderosa y sublime energía del Amor, que a todo lo impregna, que a todo lo posee, que a todo lo transforma, que a todo lo contiene, que a todo lo fundamenta, que a todo lo unge?<br /><br />Todo es pasible de ser construido; hasta el Amor, porque nada existe proveniente de la nada, debido a que la nada, es eso mismo, una simple palabra que define la inexistencia de lo antagónico; porque, la existencia, al contrario que la nada, es posterior a todo pensamiento que se ilumine en el Universo, y el Amor, es posterior a todos esos pensamientos que parten de la Mente Universal, el Amor va más allá de los caminos y de las Aguas, es Trascendente... es un efecto de la Mente del Todo, es una construcción del Akash… un Registro sublime, de la Acacia Azul.<br /><br />Pues, este libro, logra unir todas las mentes del Universo... con el Akash.
The Seventh Letter : Epistles of Plato
by Plato

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English

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36

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April 25, 2017

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The Seventh Letter of Plato is an epistle that tradition has ascribed to Plato. It is by far the longest of the epistles of Plato and gives an autobiographical account of his activities in Sicily as part of the intrigues between Dion and Dionysius of Syracuse for the tyranny of Syracuse. It also contains an extended philosophical interlude concerning the possibility of writing true philosophical works and the theory of forms. Assuming that the letter is authentic, it was written after Dion was assassinated by Calippus in 353 BC and before the latter was in turn overthrown a year later.<br /><br />Of all the letters attributed to Plato, the Seventh Letter is widely considered the only one that might be authentic. R. Ledger defends its authenticity on the basis of computer analysis. Anthony Kenny is likewise inclined to accept it as genuine. The main objections to its authenticity involve its statement that there are forms or ideas of artificial things, whereas Aristotle attributes to Plato the idea that there are forms or ideas only of natural things, as well as the fact that the letter's purported historical setting seems unlikely: the letter implies that Dion's followers wrote to Plato asking him for practical political advice while at the same time insinuating that he had not been loyal to Dion, that Calippus permitted the letter to get to Plato, and that Plato replied by recounting in detail recent history to people who were immediately involved in those events and included in his advice a long digression on the theory of forms. These problems lead R. G. Bury to conclude that the letter was an open letter intended to defend Plato in the eyes of his fellow Athenians rather than to be sent to Dion's followers in Sicily; there probably never was any letter from them to Plato, he says.<br /><br />Nevertheless, the Seventh Letter has recently been argued to be spurious by prominent scholars such as Malcolm Schofield, Myles Burnyeat, George Boas, Terence Irwin, and Julia Annas. According to Annas, the Seventh Letter is "such an unconvincing production that its acceptance by many scholars is best seen as indicating the strength of their desire to find, behind the detachment of the dialogues, something, no matter what, to which Plato is straightforwardly committed."
The Essence of Human Migration: Mars Migration
by Om Krishna Uprety

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English

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Publication Date

April 29, 2017

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Human migration is the inevitable process. From the beginning of the time, the human has been migrating to different part of the world. Let's take an example of the human migration from Africa. There are several driving force for the migration. Let's take an example of the extinction of the neandertal which is partially due to the lack of migration to the different part of the world. <br />Human migration to the mars is the inevitable process of the survival.

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