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  • Download E-books Régimes d'historicité. Présentisme et expériences du temps PDF

    By François Hartog

    Les expériences du temps sont multiples. Chaque société entretient un rapport particulier avec le passé, le présent et le futur. En comparant les manières d'articuler ces temporalités, François Hartog met en évidence divers «régimes d'historicité».Ulysse en Phéacie ou les Maori de Fidji ont d'autres kinds de souvenirs que les personnages bibliques. Douze siècles séparent Ulysse des Confessions d'Augustin, qui s'inscrivent dans un régime d'historicité proprement chrétien.Dans l'ancien régime d'historicité, le passé éclaire l'avenir. Après los angeles Révolution de 1789, le temps est accélération et los angeles leçon vient du futur. Se met en position le régime moderne d'historicité. Chateaubriand ne cesse par son écriture de passer de los angeles rive de l'ancien à celle du régime moderne.Dans les deux dernières décennies du XXe siècle, los angeles mémoire est venue au finest plan. Le présent aussi. Histoire du présent, Les Lieux de mémoire ont exploré ces mots du temps: commémoration, mémoire, patrimoine, state, identité. Tandis que le temps lui-même devenait, toujours plus, objet de consommation et marchandise.Historien attentif au présent, François Hartog become aware of los angeles montée en puissance d'un présent omniprésent, qu'il nomme «présentisme». Cette expérience contemporaine d'un présent perpétuel, chargé d'une dette tant à l'égard du passé que du futur, signe, peut-être, le passage d'un régime d'historicité à un autre.Serait-on passé insensiblement de los angeles proposal d'histoire à celle de mémoire?
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  • Download E-books Your Questions Answered Volume 7 PDF

    By Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi - XKP

    I am grateful to Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'ala to provide me time and power to assemble this seventh quantity of this sequence. It includes replies to ninety six questions which have been requested among January, 1995 and April, 1998.May Allah settle for this humble attempt with solid reputation and make the ebook instrumental in guiding His servants tothe correct direction. Amen

    Dar-es -Salaam - Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi - twenty fourth June, 1998


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  • Download E-books Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity PDF

    Nobody Passes is a set of essays that confronts and demanding situations the very inspiration of belonging. via analyzing the perilous intersections of id, categorization, and group, members problem societal mores and countercultural norms. Nobody Passes explores and evaluations a number of the structures of strength visible (or now not obvious) within the act of “passing.” In a pass-fail state of affairs, criteria for popularity may possibly range, yet anyone consistently will get trampled on. This anthology seeks to get rid of the strain to move and thereby unearth the scrumptious and devastating possibilities for transformation that would create.
    Mattilda, aka Matt Bernstein Sycamore, has a heritage of modifying anthologies in keeping with brazen nonconformity and gender defiance. Mattilda units out to invite the query, “What lies are humans compelled to inform which will achieve attractiveness as 'real'.” The solutions are as various because the lifestyles reviews of the writers who take on this pressing and crucial topic.
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  • Download E-books Global Health Watch 4: An Alternative World Health Report PDF

    Global well-being Watch, now in its fourth version, is broadly perceived because the definitive voice for an alternate discourse on healthiness and healthcare. It covers a variety of matters that presently effect on health and wellbeing, together with the current political and fiscal structure in a fast-changing and globalized global; a political evaluation of the force in the direction of common healthiness assurance; broader determinants of future health, reminiscent of gender-based violence and entry to water; tales of struggles, activities and alter; and a scrutiny of various international associations and strategies. It integrates rigorous research, substitute proposals and tales of fight and alter to give a compelling case for a thorough transformation of ways we process activities and guidelines on wellbeing and fitness.
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  • Download E-books The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful (Routledge International Handbooks) PDF

    Across the realm, most folks are good conscious of traditional legal harms to individual and estate. frequently devoted by way of the powerless and terrible, those individualized crimes are catalogued within the information gathered every year via the FBI and through related corporations in different constructed countries. against this, the extra damaging and systemic kinds of harm to individual and estate devoted via strong and prosperous contributors, teams, and nationwide states are neither calculated by way of governmental businesses nor each year said via the mass media. for this reason, so much voters of the realm are blind to the routinized "crimes of the powerful", although they're prone to adventure harms and accidents from most of these geared up offenses than they're from the atomized offenses of the powerless.

    Research at the crimes of the robust brings jointly numerous components of criminological concentration, related to organizational and institutional networks of robust people who devote crimes opposed to employees, marketplaces, taxpayers and political structures, in addition to acts of torture, terrorism, and genocide. This overseas guide bargains a complete, authoritative and structural synthesis of those interrelated themes of criminological situation. It additionally explains why the crimes of the robust are so tough to control.

    Edited by means of the world over acclaimed criminologist Gregg Barak, this publication displays the state-of-the-art of scholarly examine, masking all of the key parts together with company, international, environmental, and kingdom crimes. The guide is an ideal source for college students and researchers engaged with explaining and controlling the crimes of the robust, regionally and the world over.

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  • Download E-books Propaganda, Inc.: Selling America's Culture to the World PDF

    By Nancy Snow

    An eye-opening assessment of yankee cultural coverage totally up-to-date in the course of the finish of the Bush presidency, Propaganda, Inc. unearths how the U.S. info enterprise turned a forms deeply distrustful of dissent, and one-way in its promoting of yankee company pursuits overseas.
    Nancy Snow spent years contained in the service provider, and right here offers an insider's account of its crooked dating to company pursuits and war—a must-read for these excited about American propaganda and the conflict on terror.
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  • Download E-books Does Game Theory Work? The Bargaining Challenge (Economic Learning and Social Evolution) PDF

    This quantity brings jointly all of Ken Binmore's influential experimental papers on bargaining in addition to newly written statement within which Binmore discusses the underlying video game thought and addresses the feedback leveled at it by means of behavioral economists.When Binmore all started his experimental paintings within the Nineteen Eighties, traditional knowledge held that online game concept wouldn't paintings within the laboratory, yet Binmore and different pioneers validated that video game thought can frequently expect the habit of skilled avid gamers rather well in favorable laboratory settings. The case of human bargaining habit is especially demanding for online game idea. everybody consents that human habit in real-life bargaining events is ruled at the very least in part by way of concerns of equity, yet what occurs in a laboratory whilst such equity issues supposedly clash with game-theoretic predictions? Behavioral economists, who emphasize the significance of other-regarding or social personal tastes, occasionally argue that their findings threaten conventional online game conception. Binmore disputes either their interpretations in their findings and their claims approximately what online game theorists imagine it average to predict.Binmore's findings from twenty years of video game idea experiments have made a long-lasting contribution to economics. those papers--some coauthored with different best economists, together with Larry Samuelson, Avner Shaked, and John Sutton--show that video game concept does certainly paintings in favorable laboratory environments, even within the hard case of bargaining.Does online game conception paintings? The Bargaining problem, quantity 2

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  • Download E-books The Camera as Witness: A Social History of Mizoram, Northeast India PDF

    The digicam as Witness lifts the veil off the little identified international of Mizoram and demanding situations - via unpublished pictures -core assumptions within the writing of India's nationwide historical past. the images within the e-book determine the transformation of this society and the numerous kinds of modernity that experience emerged in it. It emphasises how 'indigenous humans' in Mizoram used cameras to supply special glossy identities and characterize themselves to themselves, regularly contesting outsiders' imaginations of them as remoted, backward and wanting upliftment. The authors reveal how normally beginner photographers used visible photographs to rfile a ancient trajectory of heady swap and continuous reinvention, generating exact glossy identities. by means of advantage of its use of visible resources and its engagement with a variety of vital discourses, this e-book is appropriate for college students, historians, social scientists, political activists and normal readers trying to find a clean method of Northeast India.
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  • Download E-books Emergency!: True Stories From The Nation's ERs PDF

    By Mark Brown

    * A suicide try out by way of an "explosive" younger man...
    * The "hidden secrets and techniques" of a grotesquely overweight patient...
    * a pair whose amorous acrobatics get out of hand...
    * a baby introduced again from the dead...

    Bristling with the uncooked energy of fact, this riveting ebook recounts actual stories of existence and demise from the emergency rooms of the US. Dr. Mark Brown requested over 15,000 fellow ER staffers to percentage their such a lot unforgettable moments. Now, of their personal voices, those actual ER body of workers carry us their so much poignant, heartbreaking, laugh-out-loud hilarious, or surprising moments from the conflict quarter of medication. realize the manic antics and impressive abilities of ER medical professionals while a girlfriend's smooch approximately turns into a kiss of death...a farmer's severed foot hitches a journey to the hospital...a untimely child fights valiantly for life...and the entire unforgettable situations that come in the course of the swinging doorways of the emergency room.

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  • Download E-books Opium for the Masses: Harvesting Nature's Best Pain Medication PDF

    By Jim Hogshire

    "Contrary to basic trust, there isn't any federal legislations opposed to transforming into P. somniferum."—Martha Stewart Living

    "Regarded as 'God's personal medicine,' arrangements of opium have been as universal within the Victorian medication cupboard as aspirin is in ours. As overdue as 1915, pamphlets issued through the U.S. division of Agriculture have been nonetheless stating opium poppies as an outstanding funds crop for northern farmers. good into this century, Russian, Greek, and Arab immigrants in the USA have used poppy-head tea as a gentle sedative and a therapy for complications, muscle soreness, cough, and diarrhea. through the Civil battle, gardeners within the South have been inspired to plant opium for the struggle attempt, so as to ascertain a provide of painkillers for the accomplice military. What Hogshire has performed is to excavate this vernacular wisdom after which post it to the world—in how-to shape, with recipes."— Michael Pollan

    First released fifteen years in the past, Opium for the Masses immediately grew to become a countrywide phenomenon. Michael Pollan wrote a long characteristic ("Opium, made easy") approximately Jim Hogshire in Harper’s Magazine, surprised that the typical plant, P. somniferum, or opium poppies, which grows wild in lots of states and is out there at crafts and pastime shops and nurseries, may be made right into a drinkable tea that acts in a fashion just like codeine or Vicodin.

    With Opium for the Masses as their advisor, americans can methods to complement their very own medication chest with average and criminal soreness drugs, with out expensive and hard journeys to the health care professional and pharmacy.

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