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Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays
by Joan Didion

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English

Pages

179

Publication Date

March 21, 2017

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<DIV><B>The “dazzling” and essential portrayal of 1960s America from the author of <I>South and West</I> and <I>The Year of Magical Thinking </I>(<I>The New York Times</I>).</B><BR /><BR /> Capturing the tumultuous landscape of the United States, and in particular California, during a pivotal era of social change, the first work of nonfiction from one of American literature’s most distinctive prose stylists is a modern classic.<BR />  <BR /> In twenty razor-sharp essays that redefined the art of journalism, National Book Award–winning author Joan Didion reports on a society gripped by a deep generational divide, from the “misplaced children” dropping acid in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district to Hollywood legend John Wayne filming his first picture after a bout with cancer. She paints indelible portraits of reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes and folk singer Joan Baez, “a personality before she was entirely a person,” and takes readers on eye-opening journeys to Death Valley, Hawaii, and Las Vegas, “the most extreme and allegorical of American settlements.”<BR />  <BR /> First published in 1968, <I>Slouching Towards Bethlehem </I>has been heralded by the <I>New York Times Book Review </I>as “a rare display of some of the best prose written today in this country” and named to <I>Time</I> magazine’s list of the one hundred best and most influential nonfiction books. It is the definitive account of a terrifying and transformative decade in American history whose discordant reverberations continue to sound a half-century later.<BR /><BR />  </DIV>
Skull And Bones: Inside The Secret Society: The Bizarre Rituals, ...
by William Myron Price

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English

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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<h2>Inside The Secret Society: The Bizarre Rituals, Initiations, And Secrets Revealed…</h2><br /><h2>Claim Your FREE Bonuses After the Conclusion!</h2><br />The Skull and Bones society, for decades, has captured the imagination of thousands. With such an ominous name, people across the globe have questioned the practices, rituals, and beliefs of the members. <br /><br />With rumors of all sorts of activity surrounding the acts of the society, it can be incredibly difficult to know what to believe. Are they as bad as some think they are? Do they engage in Satanic rituals and activities? Do they break the law wantonly, without a thought to who they hurt or what consequences they bring?<br /><br />Skull and Bones, like all secret societies, has striven to remain out of the public’s eye. But, as with all secret societies, there are those who didn’t uphold their promise of secrecy, and have leaked information about the internal practices of the group. <br /><br />In this book, we are going to examine this information, and get a glimpse inside this elite social group. From the initiations and rituals to the practices and the societies deepest, darkest secrets – come with me on this journey.<br /><br /><b>Let’s discover what really goes on inside the Skull and Bones society, and finally learn the truth. With an unprecedented unveiling of what truly goes on behind closed doors, this book is going to reveal the truth behind this society...<br /><br /><h2>Here Is A Preview Of What's Inside...</h2><br /><ul><li>Skull and Bones: Who They Are</li><li>Skull and Bones: The Darkness of the Skull</li><li>Skull and Bones: Becoming a Bone: Initiation</li><li>Skull and Bones: The Skull and Bones Rituals</li><li>Skull and Bones: Surviving the Skull</li><li>Skull and Bones: Getting Out: Leaving the Society</li><li>Much, much more!</li></ul><br /></b><br /><h2>Scroll up and get this book now!</h2><br />
Gay Man's Guide for Straight Women: Unveil the Secrets. See Every...
by Al D Bold

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English

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Publication Date

March 22, 2017

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<h2> You’ve probably met many articles and blog posts that are out there, claiming that it’s hopeless to try to understand men, or otherwise putting forth complicated ways to interact with them. You also know that oftentimes men act like idiots without any reason for that and of course, it can bring any woman down, make her upset or even injure. This book is here to show you that understanding men doesn’t need to be complicated. As a woman, I’m sure you would agree that the inverse is true: a man could understand you without too much effort. There is no doubt that, as long as you take the time to learn about men, you can understand them without much difficulty and thus help yourself in reacting easily to men's stupid behavior, living happier life and building stronger relationships with them. There are some extremely important things concerning guys that women don't know about. Straight men don't share this information since they are not aware of these things either however these things can help much both men and women to communicate easier. To be a gay is the same that being a woman in sense of making relationships with men but at the same time being a gay is always being a man so it helps to understand the partner of the same sex. This guide is about to unveil some simple but as it appeared not obvious stuff that every girlfriend, every wife, every single lady needs to know about men.</h2><br /><br /><h3>Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn</h3><br /><ul><li>Verbal communication with guys</li><br /><li>Nonverbal communication with guys</li><br /><li>Men and anger</li><br /><li>Men and love</li></ul><br /><br /><h4>Want to understand why he acts the way he acts and always be on top of any issue related to a man? Scroll to the top and hit buy now!</h4><br /><br />© 2017 All Rights Reserved !<br />
Le Monde marche, Lettres à Lamartine (French Edition)
by Eugène PELLETAN

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French

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Publication Date

March 22, 2017

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Eugène Pelletan (1813 – 1884) est écrivain, journaliste et homme politique français.<br /><br />Extrait :<br />Si j’avais eu le choix de mon contradicteur, je l’aurais cherché de préférence dans les rangs de nos adversaires. Entre eux et nous, en effet, il n’y a de commun que le sol qui nous porte tous en ce moment ; et nous devons lutter jusqu’à ce que le siècle ait englouti les dernières superstitions du passé.<br />Mais Lamartine est un des nôtres et un des plus grands, le plus grand par le nom, par le rayonnement de la pensée. Le souvenir de ce qu’il a fait l’entoure en quelque sorte d’une atmosphère d’inviolabilité. Pour ma part je lui ai dressé depuis longtemps un autel dans ma sympathie. Je lis toujours sur son front : Noli me tangere.<br />C’est donc avec une profonde défiance que j’ai osé le prendre à partie dans cette question du progrès. Mais si haut que soit un homme dans notre respect, pouvons-nous cependant lui sacrifier ce que nous regardons comme la vérité ? N’avons-nous pas passé un contrat à la vie à la mort avec notre conviction, et ne devons-nous pas témoigner pour elle en toute circonstance ?
Being Republican - Be Free Of Liberal Lies
by SCOTT GALLINGHOUSE

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English

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Publication Date

March 19, 2017

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To me there is one compelling reason that in and of itself is enough to justify becoming a Republican. To save the party from itself, from the radical right wing nuts that have taken it over and are running it into the ground. The party is in danger of becoming irrelevant leaving the Democratic party free to push its left-wing agenda.
Banon Le centenaire: l'oeuvre de Monsieur Arioste et chroniques b...
by Serge Devic Arroyo

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French

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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Les bouleversements de la vie d'un petit village Haut Provençal.<br />En 1962, je fus le premier "estranger" qui décida de vivre à Banon.<br />J'arrivais juste à temps, avant que tout ne change.<br />Il me fallait écrire ce livre pour que le passé ne disparaisse pas et que plus tard on se souvienne.
Infancia y transexualidad (Spanish Edition)
by Juan Gavilán

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Spanish

Pages

248

Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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En los últimos años se ha producido un fenómeno revelador: la aparición en público de niñas y niños transexuales que, acompañados por sus familiares, reclaman que se atienda a sus derechos. Estos casos cuestionan la creencia social de que no existe la transexualidad en la infancia. Negarlo ha supuesto para muchos niños y niñas sufrir acoso, violencia, marginación… Se hace así evidente la necesidad de un cambio en la concepción de la sexualidad y los derechos de la infancia que parte de reconocer su identidad y su voluntad. Como alternativa al discurso biomédico, Juan Gavilán plantea un marco basado en la experiencia práctica, en la realidad, de las familias de menores transexuales que afrontan a diario preguntas sobre el desarrollo, la identidad, las estrategias educativas o el sexo de sus hijos e hijas.
Der Übermuslim: Was junge Menschen zur Radikalisierung treibt (G...
by Fethi Benslama

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German

Pages

141

Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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Warum radikalisieren sich Jugendliche, die weder aus besonders schwierigen Verhältnissen stammen, noch als ungewöhnlich religiös bekannt waren, innerhalb kürzester Zeit zu gewaltbereiten Islamisten und wollen fortan in Syrien oder hierzulande in den Dschihad ziehen? Warum gelingt es islamischen Fundamentalisten weltweit so leicht, moderate Muslime unter Druck zu setzen, weil sie nicht islamisch genug seien? Fethi Benslama, der 15 Jahre in der Pariser Vorstadt mit radikalisierten Jugendlichen gearbeitet hat, zeigt in seinem wegweisenden Essay, dass weder theologische noch soziologische Erklärungsansätze ausreichen, sondern psychologisch gefragt werden muss, welchen seelischen Gewinn die Einzelnen aus der islamistischen Radikalisierung ziehen: Nur wenn wir begreifen, welcher bis zur Tötung von anderen und sich selbst treibende Genuss die Täter motiviert, lassen sich Gegenmittel finden. Benslama demonstriert eindrucksvoll die Aufklärungskraft der Psychoanalyse und zeigt, wie sich in den muslimischen Gemeinschaften das Ideal des Übermuslims etablieren konnte, dem man bis zur völligen Aufopferung nacheifern muss. Er zeigt aber auch, warum die bloße Deradikalisierung die zugrunde liegenden Probleme nicht beseitigen wird, und schlägt andere Lösungsansätze zur Überwindung des Übermuslims vor. Überraschenderweise gibt ihm dafür gerade der Blick auf den von vielen als gescheitert betrachteten ›Arabischen Frühling‹ Anlass zu einer optimistischen Perspektive.
AL-TAHARRUSH (German Edition)
by Gebhard Deißler

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German

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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Kulturelle Varianten des Geschlechterkampfes
How to have confidence who can not trust yourself (Japanese Editi...
by Ryoma Iisaku

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Japanese

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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悪口や批判の渦巻く社会で、自分を信じ続けるためには――<br />今の社会では、普通に生活しているだけで自信を奪われてしまうことがあります。<br /><br />学校へ行っても会社へ行っても、インターネットを見ても、誰かの悪口や批判ばかり。<br />組織の固定的な評価で認められるのは「明るくて記憶力の良い人」だけ。<br /><br />そのような社会の中で自分を信じて生きていくためには、常識とは異なる価値観が欠かせません。「どこか」の「誰か」が決めたことに縛られないためには、自分の頭で考え自分の価値観で判断することが必要なのです。<br /><br />本当は「やりたい」ことがあるのに「出来ない」と思い込んでしまわないために。あなたの自信を守り、自分を信じるきっかけに。

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