In Marx in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Marx's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Marx's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Marx within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.
Understanding and Speaking British and American English Metaphorically
Understanding and Speaking British and American English Metaphorically was created for those professionals who use English as a means rather than as an end, such as advertisers, writers or composers. Special attention has been paid to those words used by persons who are interested in hip-hop and their rhymes. A Book is for anyone, native speaker or non-native speaker who manipulates languages. In a nut shell, Understanding and Speaking Br. and Amer. English Metaphorically: A Book was compiled for those persons who need to have at their finger tips words which astound, astonish, amaze, disconcert, dazzle, electrify, floor or take one’s breath away.
Fashion 101: A Crash Course in Clothing (illustrated)
There is a story behind every piece of clothing and, with Fashion 101, you’ll learn what those stories are and more: Where did the miniskirt come from? Why has the military had a stronger influence on fashion than either Audrey Hepburn or Gwen Stefani? How do denim makers work those perfect "whiskers" into your "worn-out" jeans?
France, in the year 1838, was undergoing a period of political and economic chaos. Poverty and misery were common everywhere. The only hope of the poor rested with individual benefactors like Prince Rudolf, the Grand Duke of Gerolstein. Disguised merely as M. Gerolstein, he goes about giving aid only to those poor who despite adversity, have remained virtuous. Those who have turned criminal , he brings to justice for the punishment they deserve.
In December 2008, snowmobilers spot two abandoned horses high in the Canadian Rockies. Starving and frostbitten, the horses have trampled the ten-foot-deep snow into a narrow white prison. Those who reach them bring hay but also a gun, in case the horses are too far gone. A glint of life in the horses' eyes earns them the hay.