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A Long Strange Road
by Edwin Erickson

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English

Pages

128

Publication Date

February 12, 2018

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This story describes my story of life from 1948 to 1976. It tells about what living in South Los Angeles was like. It tells about what living in the turbulent decade of the 60s was like. It tells about the U.S. Army, life in college, and life as a hippie into drugs and sex was like. It is a personal story which can be shared with anyone who also lived during those times can appreciate. It is a unique life story, one in which some insight into the American experience can be gained.
Proposed Roads to Freedom
by Bertrand Russell

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English

Pages

96

Publication Date

March 30, 2011

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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
Adolf Hitler: A Captivating Guide to the Life of the Führer of N...
by Captivating History

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English

Pages

202

Publication Date

August 11, 2017

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<h2>Explore the Rise of Adolf Hitler</h2><br /><b>Free History <u>BONUS</u> Inside!</b><br /><br />Was Hitler, as Ian Kershaw asked, a natural consequence of German history, or an aberration? Not that Hitler had been in hiding, waiting to attack. The Führer had actually been following an aggressive and savage foreign policy for almost ten years, and been named Man of the Year by Time magazine in 1938.<br /><br />This is not a book about World War II, but about the man, Adolf Hitler, one of the faces and names that still arouse the strongest feelings—repulsion, resentment, and even fanaticism—but one who also had a childhood and a youth, a father and a mother. It is the road to madness—beginning that day in August of 1934 when he took over absolute power and ordered allegiance and loyalty to him alone—that this book is about. <br /><br /><h2>Some of the topics covered in this book include:</h2><br /><ul><li>Hitler's Origins</li><li>His Inception</li><li>The anti-Semitic capital of Europe</li><li>Munich</li><li>First World War</li><li>Hitler's Ascension</li><li>Mein Kampf</li><li>His Downfall</li><li>The remains of Adolf Hitler</li><li>And a Great Deal More that You don't Want to Miss out on!</li></ul><h2>Scroll to the top and download the book for instant access!</h2>
Karl Marx' Oekonomische Lehren. Gemeinverständlich dargestellt u...
by Karl Kautsky

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German

Pages

298

Publication Date

December 31, 1969

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Bei diesem Werk handelt es sich um eine urheberrechtsfreie Ausgabe.<br />Der Kauf dieser Kindle-Edition beinhaltet die kostenlose, drahtlose Lieferung auf Ihren Kindle oder Ihre Kindle-Apps.
مقدمة إبن خلدون (Arabic Edition)
by ابن خلدون

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Arabic

Pages

1157

Publication Date

December 31, 1969

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المقدمة هو كتاب ألفه ابن خلدون سنة 1377م كمقدمة لمؤلفه الضخم الموسوم كتاب العبر (الاسم الكامل للكتاب هو كتاب العبر، وديوان المبتدأ والخبر في أيام العرب والعجم والبربر، ومن عاصرهم من ذوي السلطان الأكبر). وقد اعتبرت المقدمة لاحقاً مؤلفاً منفصلا ذي طابع موسوعي إذ يتناول فيه جميع ميادين المعرفة من الشريعة والتاريخ والجغرافيا والاقتصاد والعمران والاجتماع والسياسة والطب. وقد تناول فيه أحوال البشر واختلافات طبائعهم والبيئة وأثرها في الإنسان. كما تناول بالدراسة تطور الأمم والشعوب ونشوء الدولة وأسباب انهيارها مركزاً في تفسير ذلك على مفهوم العصبية. بهذا الكتاب سبق ابن خلدون غيره من المفكرين إلى العديد من الآراء والأفكار حتى اعتبر مؤسسا لعلم الاجتماع، سابقاً بذلك الفيلسوف الفرنسي أوغست كونت.
Talent Development in European Higher Education: Honors programs ...
by Dr. Marca V.C. Wolfensber...

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English

Pages

335

Publication Date

February 10, 2015

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<p>This book examines the much-debated question of how to unleash the potential of young people with promising intellectual abilities and motivation. It looks at the increasingly important topic of excellence in education, and the shift in focus towards the provision of programs to support talented students in higher education. It provides a systematic overview of programs for talented students at northern European higher education institutions (HEIs). Starting in the Netherlands, where nearly all HEIs have developed honors programs over the past two decades, the book explores three clusters of countries: the Benelux, the Nordic and the German-speaking countries. For each of these countries, it discusses the local culture towards excellence, the structure of the education system, and the presence of honors programs.<b> </b>In total, the book reviews the special talent provisions for nearly four million students at 303 higher education institutions in eleven countries. In addition, it offers an analysis of the reasons to develop such programs, a look into the future of honors education and a practical list of suggestions for further research.</p><p>The Sirius Program assigned Marca Wolfensberger to carry out this research.</p>
A Teacher's Guide to American Tapestry: Common-Core Aligned Teach...
by , Amy Jurskis

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English

Pages

86

Publication Date

July 08, 2014

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<p>For teachers</p><p>We know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common Core–aligned teaching guide and a sample chapter.</p><p>This free teaching guide for An <em>American Tapestry</em> by Rachel L. Swarns is designed to help you put the new Common Core State Standards into practice.</p><p>"Riveting. . . . A microcosm of this country's story. . . . The real-life saga of struggle, survival, triumph and tragedy serves as an uplifting companion to Alex Haley's <em>Roots</em>."—<em>USA Today</em></p><p>In this extraordinary feat of genealogical research, author Swarns, a respected Washington-based reporter for the <em>New York Times</em>, tells the fascinating and hitherto untold story of Ms. Obama's black, white, and multiracial ancestors; a history that the First Lady herself did not know.</p><p>At once epic, provocative, and inspiring, <em>American Tapestry</em> is more than a true family saga; it is an illuminating mirror in which we may all see ourselves.</p>
Revolution of the Mind: Higher Learning among the Bolsheviks, 191...
by Michael David-Fox

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English

Pages

298

Publication Date

May 20, 2016

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<p>Using archival materials never previously accessible to Western scholars, Michael David-Fox analyzes Bolshevik Party educational and research initiatives in higher learning after 1917. His fresh consideration of the era of the New Economic Policy and cultural politics after the Revolution explains how new communist institutions rose to parallel and rival conventional higher learning from the Academy of Sciences to the universities. Beginning with the creation of the first party school by intellectuals on the island of Capri in 1909, David-Fox argues, the Bolshevik cultural project was tightly linked to party educational institutions. He provides the first account of the early history and politics of three major institutions founded after the Revolution: Sverdlov Communist University, where the quest to transform everyday life gripped the student movement; the Institute of Red Professors, where the Bolsheviks sought to train a new communist intellectual or red specialist; and the Communist Academy, headquarters for a planned, collectivist, proletarian science.</p>
Remembering and Disremembering the Dead: Posthumous Punishment, H...
by Floris Tomasini

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English

Pages

103

Publication Date

August 01, 2017

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<div><div>This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. <br /></div></div><div><br /></div><div>This book is a multidisciplinary work that investigates the notion of posthumous harm over time. The question what is and when is death, affects how we understand the possibility of posthumous harm and redemption. Whilst it is impossible to hurt the dead, it is possible to harm the wishes, beliefs and memories of persons that once lived. In this way, this book highlights the vulnerability of the dead, and makes connections to a historical oeuvre, to add critical value to similar concepts in history that are overlooked by most philosophers. There is a long historical view of case studies that illustrate the conceptual character of posthumous punishment; that is, dissection and gibbetting of the criminal corpse after the Murder Act (1752), and those shot at dawn during the First World War. A long historical view is also taken of posthumous harm; that is, body-snatching in the late Georgian period, and organ-snatching at Alder Hey in the 1990s.<br /></div>
Churchill and Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Frank...
by Captivating History

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English

Pages

242

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August 04, 2017

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<h2>Explore the Lives and Relationship of Two Great Leaders: Churchill and Roosevelt</h2><br /><b>Free History <u>BONUS</u> Inside!</b><br /><br /><b>Two captivating manuscripts in one book:</b><br /><ul><li>Winston Churchill: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Winston S. Churchill</li><li>Franklin Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of FDR</li></ul>Any general biography of Churchill and Roosevelt will provide an overview of their greatest achievements, but Winston and Franklin had other goals and desires that are often ignored and forgotten. What were they? They both had a family—a childhood and children of their own—and a phenomenal political career. This book will examine their relationship as well as their individual lives.<br /><br /><h2>Some of the topics covered in the first manuscript on Winston Churchill include:</h2><br /><ul><li>Churchill’s Personal Life</li><li>His Mental Health</li><li>Childhood and Early Education</li><li>Military Service</li><li>Early Political Career and World War I</li><li>The Wilderness Years and Rearmament</li><li>World War II</li><li>Post-World War II and Second Term</li><li>The United States and the Soviet Union</li><li>And much more!</li></ul><h2>Some of the topics covered in the second manuscript on Franklin D. Roosevelt include:</h2><br /><ul><li>FDR's Childhood and Education</li><li>His Personal Life</li><li>Early Political Career</li><li>Polio and Governing of New York</li><li>1932 Presidential Election</li><li>First Term in Presidency</li><li>Second Term in Presidency</li><li>Third Term in Presidency</li><li>Relations with Foreign Leadership</li><li>And much more!</li></ul><h2>Scroll to the top and select the "BUY NOW" button for instant download</h2>

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