Brother Jonathan

Brother Jonathan
  • Author : Horatio Hastings Weld,John Neal,George M. Snow,Edward Stephens
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 1134
  • Relase : 1842
  • ISBN : OSU:32435051607406

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“The” Athenaeum

“The” Athenaeum
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 710
  • Relase : 1847
  • ISBN : ONB:+Z259086403

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The French Revolution

The French Revolution
  • Author : Thomas Carlyle
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 418
  • Relase : 1842
  • ISBN : BSB:BSB10421216

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The Literary Digest

The Literary Digest
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 1904
  • ISBN : UGA:32108057044979

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The Literary Digest

The Literary Digest
  • Author : Edward Jewitt Wheeler,Isaac Kaufman Funk,William Seaver Woods
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 1904
  • ISBN : PSU:000020208387

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Athenaeum and Literary Chronicle

Athenaeum and Literary Chronicle
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 1348
  • Relase : 1847
  • ISBN : MINN:31951001922946W

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The Devil's Dictionary

The Devil's Dictionary
  • Author : Ambrose Bierce
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Pages : 398
  • Relase : 1911
  • ISBN : UVA:X000298044

The Devil's Dictionary Book Review:

Bierce exploits the comic potential of the dictionary format to mock the doublespeak prominent in post-Civil War politics. Using short, pithy entries on a variety of subjects, this "reference book" inverts the meaning of words, skewers popular hypocrisy and showcases Bierce's dark humor. Many of these entries began as newspaper columns Bierce wrote in the 1870s. One hundred years later, it is clear that the America he lampoons is not that different from our own.

Harper's Bazaar

Harper's Bazaar
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 402
  • Relase : 1888
  • ISBN : UOM:39015049418802

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Ketamine

Ketamine
  • Author : Karl Jansen
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 355
  • Relase : 2004
  • ISBN : 0966001974

Ketamine Book Review:

"Karl Jansen's book Ketamine, Dreams, and Realities is a goldmine of information on this fascinating substance that combines in a unique way the properties of an anesthetic and a psychedelic. It is clearly written, well researched and documented, and presents a balanced and objective view point. The author's broad perspective that covers all the aspects of Ketamine from pharmacology to its use in raves makes this book interesting for clinicians and researchers, as well as the general public."- Stan Grof, M.D., author of Psychology of the Future: Lessons From Modern Consciousness Research; LSD Psychotherapy "Indispensable reading for those with any interest in ketamine. Entertaining, thought-provoking, and thorough." - Rick Strassman, M.D., author of DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences "It is an excellent book... a well done comprehensive review of the entire history of ketamine." - Evgeny Krupitsky, M.D., Ph.D. Pioneer researcher into the use of ketamine-assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of alcoholism and heroin addiction.

Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value

Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value
  • Author : D. Graeber
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 337
  • Relase : 2001-12-13
  • ISBN : 9780312299064

Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value Book Review:

Now a widely cited classic, this innovative book is the first comprehensive synthesis of economic, political, and cultural theories of value. David Graeber reexamines a century of anthropological thought about value and exchange, in large measure to find a way out of ongoing quandaries in current social theory, which have become critical at the present moment of ideological collapse in the face of Neoliberalism. Rooted in an engaged, dynamic realism, Graeber argues that projects of cultural comparison are in a sense necessarily revolutionary projects: He attempts to synthesize the best insights of Karl Marx and Marcel Mauss, arguing that these figures represent two extreme, but ultimately complementary, possibilities in the shape such a project might take. Graeber breathes new life into the classic anthropological texts on exchange, value, and economy. He rethinks the cases of Iroquois wampum, Pacific kula exchanges, and the Kwakiutl potlatch within the flow of world historical processes, and recasts value as a model of human meaning-making, which far exceeds rationalist/reductive economist paradigms.

Sculpting in Time

Sculpting in Time
  • Author : Andrey Tarkovsky,Kitty Hunter-Blair
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Pages : 260
  • Relase : 1989-04
  • ISBN : 0292776241

Sculpting in Time Book Review:

A director reveals the original inspirations for his films, their history, his methods of work, and the problems of visual creativity

Discipline and Punish

Discipline and Punish
  • Author : Michel Foucault
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2012-04-18
  • ISBN : 9780307819291

Discipline and Punish Book Review:

In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul.

Imperial Leather

Imperial Leather
  • Author : Anne Mcclintock
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 464
  • Relase : 2013-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781135209100

Imperial Leather Book Review:

Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race and sexuality, fetishism and money, gender and violence, domesticity and the imperial market, and the gendering of nationalism within the zones of imperial and anti-imperial power.

Hoover

Hoover
  • Author : Kenneth Whyte
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 752
  • Relase : 2017-10-10
  • ISBN : 9781524732462

Hoover Book Review:

"An exemplary biography—exhaustively researched, fair-minded and easy to read. It can nestle on the same shelf as David McCullough’s Truman, a high compliment indeed." —The Wall Street Journal The definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century—a wholly original account that will forever change the way Americans understand the man, his presidency, his battle against the Great Depression, and their own history. An impoverished orphan who built a fortune. A great humanitarian. A president elected in a landslide and then resoundingly defeated four years later. Arguably the father of both New Deal liberalism and modern conservatism, Herbert Hoover lived one of the most extraordinary American lives of the twentieth century. Yet however astonishing, his accomplishments are often eclipsed by the perception that Hoover was inept and heartless in the face of the Great Depression. Now, Kenneth Whyte vividly recreates Hoover’s rich and dramatic life in all its complex glory. He follows Hoover through his Iowa boyhood, his cutthroat business career, his brilliant rescue of millions of lives during World War I and the 1927 Mississippi floods, his misconstrued presidency, his defeat at the hands of a ruthless Franklin Roosevelt, his devastating years in the political wilderness, his return to grace as Truman's emissary to help European refugees after World War II, and his final vindication in the days of Kennedy's "New Frontier." Ultimately, Whyte brings to light Hoover’s complexities and contradictions—his modesty and ambition, his ruthlessness and extreme generosity—as well as his profound political legacy. Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times is the epic, poignant story of the deprived boy who, through force of will, made himself the most accomplished figure in the land, and who experienced a range of achievements and failures unmatched by any American of his, or perhaps any, era. Here, for the first time, is the definitive biography that fully captures the colossal scale of Hoover’s momentous life and volatile times.

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov
  • Author : Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Pages : 877
  • Relase : 2021-11-09
  • ISBN : EAN:4066338077912

The Brothers Karamazov Book Review:

"The Brothers Karamazov" by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Jane Eyre (Top Shelf Large Print Edition)

Jane Eyre (Top Shelf Large Print Edition)
  • Author : Charlotte Bronte
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2020-04-30
  • ISBN : 195205611X

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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
  • Author : Gabor Maté, MD
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Pages : 480
  • Relase : 2009-04-03
  • ISBN : 9780307371737

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts Book Review:

In this timely and profoundly original new book, bestselling writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours. For over seven years Gabor Maté has been the staff physician at the Portland Hotel, a residence and harm reduction facility in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. His patients are challenged by life-threatening drug addictions, mental illness, Hepatitis C or HIV and, in many cases, all four. But if Dr. Maté’s patients are at the far end of the spectrum, there are many others among us who are also struggling with addictions. Drugs, alcohol, tobacco, work, food, sex, gambling and excessive inappropriate spending: what is amiss with our lives that we seek such self-destructive ways to comfort ourselves? And why is it so difficult to stop these habits, even as they threaten our health, jeopardize our relationships and corrode our lives? Beginning with a dramatically close view of his drug addicted patients, Dr. Maté looks at his own history of compulsive behaviour. He weaves the stories of real people who have struggled with addiction with the latest research on addiction and the brain. Providing a bold synthesis of clinical experience, insight and cutting edge scientific findings, Dr. Maté sheds light on this most puzzling of human frailties. He proposes a compassionate approach to helping drug addicts and, for the many behaviour addicts among us, to addressing the void addiction is meant to fill. I believe there is one addiction process, whether it manifests in the lethal substance dependencies of my Downtown Eastside patients, the frantic self-soothing of overeaters or shopaholics, the obsessions of gamblers, sexaholics and compulsive internet users, or in the socially acceptable and even admired behaviours of the workaholic. Drug addicts are often dismissed and discounted as unworthy of empathy and respect. In telling their stories my intent is to help their voices to be heard and to shed light on the origins and nature of their ill-fated struggle to overcome suffering through substance use. Both in their flaws and their virtues they share much in common with the society that ostracizes them. If they have chosen a path to nowhere, they still have much to teach the rest of us. In the dark mirror of their lives we can trace outlines of our own. —from In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

History of the Persian Empire

History of the Persian Empire
  • Author : A. T. Olmstead
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 671
  • Relase : 2022-08-29
  • ISBN : 9780226826332

History of the Persian Empire Book Review:

Out of a lifetime of study of the ancient Near East, Professor Olmstead has gathered previously unknown material into the story of the life, times, and thought of the Persians, told for the first time from the Persian rather than the traditional Greek point of view. "The fullest and most reliable presentation of the history of the Persian Empire in existence."—M. Rostovtzeff

New York Times Saturday Review of Books and Art

New York Times Saturday Review of Books and Art
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 956
  • Relase : 1968
  • ISBN : UOM:39015079607597

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Daniel in the Lions' Den

Daniel in the Lions' Den
  • Author : Ronne Randall
  • Publisher : Flying Frog Publishing
  • Pages : 36
  • Relase : 1996
  • ISBN : 1884628273

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