Emilio S Carnival Senilit

Autore: Italo Svevo
Editore: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300090499
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In this novel, Svevo tells the story of the amorous entanglement of Emilio, a failed writer already old at 35, and Angiolina, a beautiful but promiscuous young woman. A study in jealousy and self torment, it is suffused with a tragic sense of existence.

Beyond The Canon

Autore: Siep Stuurman
Editore: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230516502
Grandezza: 33,17 MB
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This book reflects on the culture wars over the historical canon in today's globalizing world. It discusses the attempts to review and transcend the received canon in historical research and teaching in Europe, Canada, the United States and South Africa. In the aftermath of the culture wars, the national and Western canons still largely dominate teaching and public memory. The book addresses the challenge of moving beyond these traditional narratives without sacrificing history as a coherent, attractive, and teachable subject.

Offense To Others

Autore: Joel Feinberg
Editore: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195052153
Grandezza: 69,18 MB
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The author focuses on the 'soffence principle', the principle that preventing shock, disgust, or revulsion is always a morally relevant reason for legal prohibitions. He examines the differences between minor and profound offences as well as the conceptual, moral, and judicial problems raised by obscenity, pornography, and 'dirty' words.

Not My Mother S Sister

Autore: Astrid Henry
Editore: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253217134
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Rebellious generations and the emergence of new feminisms.

Qualitative Inquiry

Autore: Lynn Butler-Kisber
Editore: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446205105
Grandezza: 59,36 MB
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Qualitative Inquiry unites the basics of research design in qualitative research with the practice of analysing qualitative data. This textbook addresses the theory and practice of choosing and designing a qualitative approach and methodological and analytical ramifications that follow from making such choices. It aims to set out the theoretical underpinnings behind different methodological choices and to help students then follow up on (and interrogate) such approaches. Qualitative Inquiry is the ideal starting point for students on research training courses who have opted to develop a qualitative research project. In it, Butler-Kisber introduces students to theory and then demonstrates this theory in practice by showing how a project is actually designed and actually analysed. This book examines theory, method and interpretation in a way that is meaningful to students and new researchers, as well as discussing newer, more avant-garde, developments in qualitative research in arts-based inquiry. It is essential reading for students who are seeking to make sense of their research and their developing theoretical standpoints.

China S Public Diplomacy

Autore: Ingrid d'Hooghe
Editore: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9004283951
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In China's Public Diplomacy, Ingrid d'Hooghe provides a thorough analysis of how China's approach to public diplomacy is shaped by the country's political system and Chinese culture.

Ends Of Solidarity The

Autore: Max Pensky
Editore: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791478718
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An in-depth look at the theory of solidarity of German philosopher Jürgen Habermas, serving also as a comprehensive introduction to his work.

Urban Memory

Autore: Mark Crinson
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1134315031
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Nine previously unpublished essays form an interdisciplinary assessment of urban memory in the modern city, analysing this burgeoning area of interest from the perspectives of sociology, architectural and art history, psychoanalysis, culture and critical theory. Featuring a wealth of illustrations, images, maps and specially commissioned artwork, this work applies a critical and creative approach to existing theories of urban memory, and examines how these ideas are actualised in the forms of the built environment in the modernist and post-industrial city. A particular area of focus is post-industrial Manchester, but the book also includes studies of current-day Singapore, New York after 9/11, modern museums in industrial gallery spaces, the writings of Paul Auster and W.G. Sebald, memorials built in concrete, and contemporary art.

The Clone

Autore: Theodore L. Thomas
ISBN: 9780709103219
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October Fury

Autore: Peter A. Huchthausen
Editore: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471468844
Grandezza: 62,10 MB
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"Huchthausen knows the hidden history of the Cuban missile crisis . . . October Fury contains startling revelations." -- TOM CLANCY Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breath It was the most spectacular display of brinkmanship in the Cold War era. In October 1962, President Kennedy risked inciting a nuclear war to prevent the Soviet Union from establishing missile bases in Cuba. The risk, however, was far greater than Kennedy realized. October Fury uncovers startling new information about the Cuban missile crisis and the potentially calamitous confrontation between U.S. Navy destroyers and Soviet submarines in the Atlantic. Peter Huchthausen, who served as a junior ensign aboard one of the destroyers, reveals that a single shot fired by any U.S. warship could have led to an immediate nuclear response from the Soviet submarines. This riveting account re-creates those desperate days of confrontation from both the American and Russian points of view and discloses detailed information about Soviet operational plans and the secret orders given to submarine commanders. It provides an engrossing, behind-the-scenes look at the technical and tactical functions of two great navies along with stunning portraits of the officers and sailors on both sides who were determined to do their duty even in the most extreme circumstances. As absorbing and detailed as a Tom Clancy novel, this real-life suspense thriller is destined to become a classic of naval literature.