Download Anne de Geierstein (La fille du brouillard) - L'édition by Walter Scott PDF

By Walter Scott

Ce livre numérique présente "Anne de Geierstein (La fille du brouillard) - L'édition intégrale" avec une desk des matières dynamique et détaillée. Notre édition a été spécialement conçue pour votre tablette/liseuse et le texte a été relu et corrigé soigneusement.

L'action principale de roman se situe pendant les guerres de Bourgogne, de 1474 à 1477, en Suisse, puis en Alsace, en Provence et en Lorraine : deux exilés anglais voient Charles le Téméraire se fourvoyer dans une querelle inopportune avec les Confédérés suisses, qu'il méprise et sous-estime.

Durant l'automne 1474, venant d'Italie, deux marchands anglais, John Philipson et son fils Arthur, traversent les « cantons des Forêts ». Ils se trouvent en difficulté dans un passage dangereux. Arthur, pris de vertige, est sauvé par l'intervention d'une jeune fille, Anne de Geierstein. Les voyageurs sont accueillis chez l'oncle d'Anne, Arnold Biederman. Arthur a manifestement l. a. faveur d'Anne. Il suscite los angeles jalousie du cousin de celle-ci, Rodolphe de Donnerhugel, qui le défie. Leur duel est interrompu par Arnold et John. Les deux rivaux se réconcilient en apparence….

Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) (Sir Walter Scott, 1er baronnet) est un poète et écrivain écossais. C'est l'un des plus célèbres auteurs écossais. Père du roman historique, il a contribué à forger une snapshot romantique de l'écosse et de son histoire.

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Download Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy by Marciniak Katarzyna, Bruce Bennett PDF

By Marciniak Katarzyna, Bruce Bennett

This number of essays bargains a pioneering research of the political and conceptual complexities of training transnational cinema in college study rooms around the globe. of their exploration of a variety of movies from diversified nationwide and nearby contexts, individuals examine the sensible and pedagogical demanding situations of educating approximately immigrant identities, transnational encounters, foreignness, cosmopolitanism and citizenship, terrorism, border politics, legality and race. Probing the price of cinema in interdisciplinary educational research and the altering concepts and philosophies of educating within the college, this quantity positions itself on the leading edge of transnational movie studies.

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Download Jerusalem on Earth: Clamoring at Heaven's Gate: The Post-Six by Abraham Rabinovich PDF

By Abraham Rabinovich

The unification of Jerusalem following the Six Day conflict marked a brand new bankruptcy within the city's 4,000-year historical past, as Arabs and Jews adjusted after wars to existence and not using a border among them.

Jerusalem used to be reworked in this interval from an city backwater right into a brilliant urban necessary of its identify. Amidst the swirl of non secular and political passions unleashed by means of unification, eccentricity discovered fertile floor. during this evaluation, Jerusalem in the world lingers on people who, of their targeted, occasionally extraordinary, personalities and global perspectives, mirror the varied and very human concoction that was once, and is, post-1967 Jerusalem.

Abraham Rabinovich coated the town beat for a decade as a reporter for The Jerusalem Post.

• An arsonist who units fireplace to Jerusalem's al-Aksa Mosque, 3rd holiest website in Islam, comes just about touching off a brand new warfare. The worst is avoided whilst the perpetrator is chanced on to be now not an Israeli yet a psychotic sheepshearer from Australia who needs to be anointed king.
• The Vatican, in an unparalleled circulate, sues certainly one of its personal non secular orders in a Jerusalem courtroom, either side represented via a Jewish attorney who's professional in canon law.
• An ultra-religious Jew who crossed into Jordan as a tender guy to hunt hands for a rebel opposed to the secular Zionist nation, engages his former prosecutor 3 many years later in a debate at the German thinker Nietzsche prior to a packed Jerusalem hall.
• An Arab student enamored of the Hebrew language publishes the 1st Arabic translation of the Mishna, the traditional compilation of Jewish legislation. Its descriptions of everyday life in antiquity evoke in him nostalgia.
• The homicide of 2 nuns, a mom and daughter, in a Jerusalem convent briefly suspends hostilities among the 'White' Russian church in East Jerusalem and the 'Red' Russian church in West Jerusalem.
• In what psychologists may come to name the 'Jerusalem Syndrome', a few travelers are in short hospitalized every year after succumbing to the city's air of mystery and assuming the personality of biblical figures.
• Danish-born Sister Abraham, who speaks 15 languages and navigates the town on a bicycle, turns into the 1st white girl to be accredited as a nun within the Ethiopian church. She writes a booklet and solves a mystery.
• A police agent despatched into the Mea Shearim sector to penetrate a militant ultra-orthodox fringe makes astonishing friends.
• A maverick American architect, preventing off in Jerusalem with a backpack and comic strip publication, derails significant construction tasks and saves the city's skyline ahead of relocating on.
• Arab and Jewish underworlds are one of the first sectors to affix forces after the struggle. The police will not be a long way in the back of, with joint Arab-Jewish patrols.
• a unprecedented inspect the internal sanctums of the Hassidic global as road battle breaks out among feuding factions.
• A rabbi and an Arab village leader meet within the Mount of Olives cemetery to debate which has priority—the rights of the lifeless or the rights of the living.

Through all of it, we watch Mayor Teddy Kollek preside over town with ability, wit and a defiant conviction that unification of the 2 Jerusalems can paintings.

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By Charles Dickens

"It used to be the easiest of instances, it was once the worst of instances . . ."

With those well-known phrases, Charles Dickens plunges the reader into certainly one of history’s so much explosive eras—the French Revolution. From the storming of the Bastille to the relentless drop of the guillotine, Dickens vividly captures the fear and upheaval of that tumultuous interval.

At the guts is the novel’s hero, Sydney Carton, a lazy, alcoholic legal professional who, encouraged via a lady, makes the very best sacrifice at the bloodstained streets of Paris.

One of Dickens’s most fun novels, A story of 2 Cities is a stirring vintage of affection, revenge, and resurrection.

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Download The Year of Dreaming Dangerously by Slavoj Žižek PDF

By Slavoj Žižek

The well known thinker unearths a utopian destiny in all over the world protests.

Call it the yr of dreaming dangerously: 2011 stuck the area off protect with a sequence of shattering occasions. whereas protesters in ny, Cairo, London, and Athens took to the streets in pursuit of emancipation, imprecise harmful fantasies encouraged the world’s racist populists in areas as a ways aside as Hungary and Arizona, attaining a terrible consummation within the activities of mass assassin Anders Breivik.

The subterranean paintings of dissatisfaction keeps. Rage is construction, and a brand new wave of revolts and disturbances will stick with. Why? as the occasions of 2011 augur a brand new political truth. those are restricted, distorted—sometimes even perverted—fragments of a utopian destiny mendacity dormant within the current

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Download The Process and Politics of Defense Acquisition: A Reference by David S. Sorenson PDF

By David S. Sorenson

The us executive invests billions every year on equipping military with the main complicated army gear. the foundation of the yankee security acquisition approach is pushed via a mix of nationwide pursuits and family political requisites. whereas essentially the protection acquisition process has produced effects for the USA army, advancements are wanted to be able to proceed to maneuver ahead in advancing army strategies and know-how. Exploring either the systemic and political degrees of the approach, Sorenson argues that the us will fall at the back of if the present safety acquisition procedure isn't reformed. This ebook brings jointly parts of this advanced approach, corresponding to nationwide protection requisites, and the adjustments which are wanted in either the structural and political pillars. a mix of political pursuits and the desires of the army, serviced through an ever-shrinking security undefined, make a real acquisition reform much more tough, leading to reform that's extra symbolic than real.

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Download Behemoth or The Long Parliament by Thomas Hobbes PDF

By Thomas Hobbes

Behemoth, or The lengthy Parliament is vital to any reader drawn to the historic context of the concept of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). In De Cive (1642) and Leviathan (1651), the nice political thinker had built an analytical framework for discussing sedition, uprising, and the breakdown of authority. Behemoth, accomplished round 1668 and never released till after Hobbe's demise, represents the systematic program of this framework to the English Civil War.

In his insightful and great creation, Stephen Holmes examines the most important topics and implications of Behemoth in Hobbes's procedure of inspiration. Holmes notes clean attention of Behemoth dispels power misreadings of Hobbes, together with the concept that guy is prompted completely by way of a hope for self-preservation. Behemoth, that is forged as a chain of dialogues among a instructor and his scholar, locates the central reason behind the Civil warfare much less in financial pursuits than within the obdurate irrationality of key actors. It additionally indicates extra vividly than any of Hobbe's different works the significance of faith in his theories of human nature and behaviour.

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Download Desafíos a la libertad by Mario Vargas Llosa PDF

By Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa nos ofrece con Desafíos a l. a. libertad lo más selecto de su exertions como analista político preocupado tanto por los grandes acontecimientos de alcance histórico como por los sucesos de actualidad cargados de significado.

A lo largo de más de cuatro años Mario Vargas Llosa se ha interrogado y ha intentado hallar respuesta a los más variados fenómenos que en los angeles historia contemporánea se presentan como un desafío a l. a. cultura de l. a. libertad.

Citando a Josep Pla y a lo que éste llamaba los angeles «confusión contemporánea», los textos reunidos en el presente volumen poseen los angeles intensidad de una misma preocupación temática y l. a. viveza del hombre público cuya reacción ante el presente es de importancia vital.

El estilo de Mario Vargas Llosa, l. a. calidad de su prosa, hace doblemente apasionantes unos textos periodísticos que constituyen verdaderas obras literarias. Se alcanza así l. a. plenitud de un fructífero equilibrio entre agudeza de pensamiento y brillantez de expresión.

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Download Knulp by Hermann Hesse PDF

By Hermann Hesse

First released in 1915, Knulp used to be Hesse's hottest booklet within the years earlier than Demian. this can be the 1st version in English.

Knulp is an amiable vagabond who wanders from city to city, staying with neighbors who feed and preserve him. always refusing to tie himself all the way down to any exchange, position, or individual, he even deserts the spouse who will be thought of Hermann Hesse himself the summer time they move tramping together.

Knulp's exile is joyful, mild, self-absorbed. yet hidden underneath the sunshine floor of those "Tales from the lifetime of Knulp" is the sense of right and wrong of an artist who suspects that his liberation is valueless, even immoral. As he lies loss of life in a storm from snow, Knulp has an interview with God within which he reproaches himself for his wasted lifestyles. however it is published to Knulp that the total goal of his lifestyles has been to convey "a little homseickness for freedom" into the lives of standard males.

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Download Sämtliche Werke, Briefe und Dokumente. Band 4: 1794-1795. by Friedrich Hölderlin, D. E. Sattler PDF

By Friedrich Hölderlin, D. E. Sattler

Mit dieser Ausgabe schließt der Herausgeber, der als einfacher Leser begann, seine Arbeit ab. Sie enthält auf 3.000 Seiten das Resultat der 1974 begonnenen Arbeit, die für ihn von Anfang an keinen anderen Zweck hatte als den hier vorgelegten, gegenüber allen früheren und noch im Handel erhältlichen Ausgaben wesentlich erweiterten und korrigierten textual content ...

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