Europe, America, and the Wider World: Volume 2, America and the Wider World

Essays on the Economic History of Western Capitalism

Author: William N. Parker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521274791

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

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The agricultural and industrial sources of wealth and growth that accounted for this country's development as a flourishing nation are traced through the nineteenth-century experience of three U.S. regions--the northeast, south and midwest.

English Mechanic and World of Science

With which are Incorporated "the Mechanic", "Scientific Opinion," and the "British and Foreign Mechanic."

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The Midas King Chronicles Vol. II "A Date With Destiny"

Author: Alton One Jenkins

Publisher: eBooks2go

ISBN: 1618130137

Category: Religion

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Overcoming the heights of tragedy and the lowest levels of human despair in his personal rise to glory. The exciting and gripping epic saga of Midas King continues in this sensational second installment of the action-packed series as he is transformed by trials, tribulations and revelations from mortal-man to god-man. Literally feel yourself journey with him from modern times to antiquity as he arms himself with spiritual truths and ancient knowledge and superluminally transcends time and space. Experience the moment he discovers his own true identity – resulting in the climatic ultimate showdown between universal forces of good and evil.

Eine Geschichte von zwei Städten

Buch 1-3

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Null Papier Verlag

ISBN: 3962815848

Category: Fiction

Page: 687

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Illustrierte Fassung Schauplatz des Romans sind Paris und London. Erzählt wird die Lebensgeschichte von Dr. Manette, seiner Tochter Lucie und deren Ehemann Charles Darnay in den Wirren der Französischen Revolution. Als Charles von den Revolutionären zum Tode verurteilt wird, rettet ihm der junge Anwalt Sydney Carton, der in Lucie verliebt ist, das Leben: Er will anstelle von Lucies Gatten das Schafott besteigen. Unter den Eindrücken von seinem Aufenthalt in Paris im Winter 1855 und basierend auf den Berichten des Schotten Thomas Carlyle über die Französische Revolution schrieb Dickens ein Buch voller Traurigkeit. Der Bote bahnte sich einen Weg durch die unsaubere Menge, die sich in Gruppen um diesen unheimlichen Platz gesammelt hatte, mit dem Geschick eines Mannes, der sicher zu gehen gewohnt ist, fand bald die Tür, die er suchte, auf und bot sein Billett durch eine Falle hinein. Denn damals mussten die Leute ebenso gut zahlen, wenn sie das Spiel in Old Bailey, wie wenn sie das in Bedlam sehen wollten, nur mit dem Unterschied, dass das erstere viel höher zu stehen kam. Deshalb waren auch alle Türen von Old Bailey wohl gehütet, natürlich die menschenfreundlichen Türen ausgenommen, durch die die Verbrecher hineinkamen, und die immer weit offen standen. Null Papier Verlag www.null-papier.de

To Make Our World Anew

A History of African Americans

Author: Robin D. G. Kelley,Earl Lewis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199839018

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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Written by the most prominent of the new generation of historians, this superb volume offers the most up-to-date and authoritative account available of African-American history, ranging from the first Africans brought as slaves into the Americas, to today's black filmmakers and politicians. Here is a panoramic view of African American life, rich in gripping first-person accounts and short character sketches that invite readers to relive history as African Americans experienced it. We begin in Africa, with the growth of the slave trade, and follow the forced migration of what is estimated to be between ten and twenty million people, witnessing the terrible human cost of slavery in the colonies of England and Spain. We read of the Haitian Revolution, which ended victoriously in 1804 with the birth of the first independent black nation in the New World, and of slave rebellions and resistance in the United States in the years leading up to the Civil War. There are vivid accounts of the Civil War and Reconstruction years, the backlash of notorious "Jim Crow" laws and mob lynchings, and the founding of key black educational institutions. The contributors also trace the migration of blacks to the major cities, the birth of the Harlem Renaissance, the hardships of the Great Depression and the service of African Americans in World War II, the struggle for Civil Rights in the 1950s and '60s, and the emergence of today's black middle class. From Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Louis Farrakhan, To Make Our World Anew is an unforgettable portrait of a people.

Das Ende der Arbeit und ihre Zukunft

Neue Konzepte für das 21. Jahrhundert

Author: Jeremy Rifkin

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593400855

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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Die Arbeit hat sich im letzten Jahrzehnt weiter verändert. Bereits in 50 Jahren werden weniger als 10 Prozent der Bevölkerung ausreichen, um alle Güter und Dienstleistungen bereitzustellen. Die Konsequenzen für die sozialen Sicherungssysteme sind dramatisch, soziale Konlikte scheinen unvermeidlich. Dass "es nicht mehr genug Arbeit für alle geben wird" erkannte Jeremy Rifkin bereits in seinem Weltbesteller Das Ende der Arbeit - und seine Thesen sind heute aktueller denn je. In der Neuausgabe des in 16 Sprachen übersetzten Bestsellers entwickelt Rifkin seine radikalen Vorschläge weiter und zeigt mit gewohntem wirtschaftlichen und politischen Sachverstand, wie wir verhindern können, dass uns die Arbeit ausgeht. "Rifkins Buch wird uns noch lange beschäftigen." Süddeutsche Zeitung

The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume II: Since 1500

Author: Richard Bulliet,Pamela Crossley,Daniel Headrick,Steven Hirsch,Lyman Johnson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285983033

Category: History

Page: 576

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Featuring a beautiful new design, THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Sixth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of “environment and technology” and “diversity and dominance” to explore patterns of humans' interactions with their surroundings and with each other. The authors' approach reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by the environment and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Highly acclaimed in their fields of study, the authors bring a wide array of expertise to the program. A combination of strong scholarship and detailed pedagogy gives the book its reputation for rigor and student accessibility. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Athenæum

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The Savor the South® Cookbooks, 10 Volume Omnibus E-book

Includes Buttermilk, Pecans, Peaches, Tomatoes, Biscuits, Bourbon, Okra, PIckles and Preserves, Sweet Potatoes, and Southern Holidays

Author: The University of North Carolina Press

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 146961569X

Category: Cooking

Page: 1200

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Each little cookbook in our SAVOR THE SOUTH® collection is a big celebration of a beloved food or tradition of the American South. From buttermilk to bourbon, pecans to peaches, one by one SAVOR THE SOUTH® cookbooks will stock a kitchen shelf with the flavors and culinary wisdom of this popular American regional cuisine. Written by well-known cooks and food lovers, the books brim with personality, the informative and often surprising culinary and natural history of southern foodways, and a treasure of some fifty recipes each—from delicious southern classics to sparkling international renditions that open up worlds of taste for cooks everywhere. You'll want to collect them all. This Omnibus E-Book brings together for the first time the first 10 books published in the series. You'll find: Buttermilk by Debbie Moose Pecans by Kathleen Purvis Peaches by Kelly Alexander Tomatoes by Miriam Rubin Biscuits by Belinda Ellis Bourbon by Kathleen Purvis Okra by Virginia Willis Pickles and Preserves by Andrea Weigl Sweet Potatoes by April McGreger Southern Holidays by Debbie Moose Included are almost 500 recipes for these uniquely Southern ingredients.

Das Rad der Zeit 13. Das Original

Mitternachtstürme

Author: Robert Jordan,Brandon Sanderson

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 349295944X

Category: Fiction

Page: 1008

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Der 13. Band von »Das Rad der Zeit« als E-Book (enthält: Der Traum des Wolfs, Die Türme der Mitternacht). Ungeteilt und absolut unverzichtbar für alle Robert-Jordan-Fans ... Dies ist eine Welt aus Licht und Schatten, in der das Gute und das Böse einen ewigen Krieg begannen, der nicht mehr enden will. Es ist die Welt des Rads der Zeit, des größten Fantasy-Epos, das je geschrieben wurde. Neben J. R. R. Tolkien haben nur wenige Autoren in der Fantasy unsterbliche Mythen erschaffen. Robert Jordan ist dies mit seinem weltberühmten Zyklus »Das Rad der Zeit« aufs Erfolgreichste gelungen. Seine Romane wurden millionenfach verkauft und in 25 Sprachen übersetzt, begleitet von Rollen- und Computerspielen sowie Comics. »Das Rad der Zeit. Das Original« vereint seine Romane vollständig überarbeitet in der kompletten Fassung der amerikanischen Originalausgabe.

The Making of Modern Immigration: An Encyclopedia of People and Ideas [2 volumes]

Author: Patrick J. Hayes

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 031339203X

Category: Social Science

Page: 828

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Combining the insight of two-dozen expert contributors to examine key figures, events, and policies over 200 years of U.S. immigration history, this work illuminates the foundations of the ethnic and socioeconomic makeup of our nation. • 45 entries covering such issues as the Alien and Sedition Acts, asylees, immigration and customs enforcement, immigration and religion, and U.S.–Mexico border relations • Contributions from an international collaborative of 24 scholars from the social and human sciences • Photographs • A timeline • Entry-specific bibliographies and a lengthy general bibliography

Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Volume 11: Tibetan Modernities

Notes from the Field on Cultural and Social Change

Author: International Association for Tibetan Studies. Seminar

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004155228

Category: Social Science

Page: 456

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This book, the first scholarly publication in the West to provide detailed documentation of modern life in contemporary Tibet, presents the cutting-edge field work carried out by an interdisciplinary group of researchers studying caste, pop music, media, painting, education, economics, childbirth and environment in Tibetan communities today.

The Academy

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The Athenaeum

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