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1914 The Year the World Ended
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1914 The Year the World Ended

In 1914: The Year the World Ended, award-winning historian Paul Ham tells the story of the outbreak of the Great War from German, British, French, Austria-Hungarian, Russian and Serbian perspectives.Along the way, he debunks several stubborn myths.
 
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Mashenka
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MashenkaMashenka

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Translated from Russian by Avril Pyman

 

REUPLOAD NEEDED

 
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One Good Turn: A Novel
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One Good Turn: A NovelOne Good Turn: A Novel

by Kate Atkinson

Read by Robin Atkin Downes

On a beautiful summer day, crowds lined up outside a theater witness a sudden act of extreme road rage: a tap on a fender triggers a nearly homicidal attack. Jackson Brodie, ex-cop, ex-private detective, new millionaire, is among the bystanders.The event thrusts Jackson into the orbit of the wife of an unscrupulous real estate tycoon, a washed-up comedian, a successful crime novelist, a mysterious Russian woman, and a female police detective. Each of them hiding a secret, they all play a role in driving Jackson out of retirement and into the middle of several mysteries that intersect in one sinister scheme.

Reuploaded Thanks to KundAlini

 
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Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Perspectives on Academic Discourse
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Cross-linguistic and Cross-cultural Perspectives on Academic DiscourseThe goal of this volume is to examine academic discourse (AD) from cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspectives. The adjective "Cross-cultural" in the volume title is not just limited to national contexts but also includes a cross-disciplinary perspective. Twelve scientific fields are under scrutiny in the articles. One of the unique aspects of the volume is the inclusion of a variety of foreign languages (English (as a lingua franca), Spanish, French, Swedish, Russian, German, Italian, and Norwegian). Besides, in several articles dealing with oral AD, comparisons and parallels are also established with written AD.
 
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The world of Andrei Sakharov : a Russian physicist's path to freedom
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The world of Andrei Sakharov : a Russian physicist's path to freedomHow did Andrei Sakharov, a theoretical physicist and the acknowledged father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb, become a human rights activist and the first Russian to win the Nobel Peace Prize? In his later years, Sakharov noted in his diary that he was "simply a man with an unusual fate." To understand this deceptively straightforward statement by an extraordinary man, The World of Andrei Sakharov, the first authoritative study of Andrei Sakharov as a scientist as well as a public figure, relies on previously inaccessible documents, recently declassified archives, and personal accounts by Sakharov's friends and colleagues to examine the real context of Sakharov's life.
 
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Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon
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Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical LexiconThis is an encyclopedic dictionary of close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and culture to another. Drawn from more than a dozen languages, terms such as Dasein (German), pravda (Russian), saudade (Portuguese), and stato (Italian) are thoroughly examined in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities. The dictionary also includes essays on the special characteristics of particular languages--English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
 
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Choices Russian Edition Pre-Intermediate TB DVD-Rom
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Choices Russian Edition Pre-Intermediate TB DVD-RomChoices Russian Edition Pre-Intermediate TB DVD-Rom

Choices is a new course for secondary students written by a highly respected authors of bestsellingOpportunities and New Opportunities, Michael Harris and Anna Sikorzynska . It meets the challenge of motivating older teenagers who need to achieve academic and educational goals in a modern world. C

This DVD contains the authentic BBC and Channel 4 video clips and printable resourses.

 

 
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