Civilization The West and the Rest (Audiobook) 2011
The rise to global predominance of Western civilization is the single most important historical phenomenon of the past five hundred years. All over the world, an astonishing proportion of people now work for Western-style companies, study at Western-style universities, vote for Western-style governments, take Western medicines, wear Western clothes, and even work Western hours. Yet six hundred years ago the petty kingdoms of Western Europe seemed unlikely to achieve much more than perpetual internecine warfare. It was Ming China or Ottoman Turkey that had the look of world civilizations.
BBC Radioshow It was a warm night and the soft breeze wafting over the Hollywood hills didn't only bring the acrid smell of wild sage further inland, but A chance encounter with hulking ex-con Moose Malloy on Los Angeles' Central Avenue, the part that is "not yet all negro", gets Marlowe into all kinds of trouble. Just released from prison, Malloy is looking for his one-time girlfriend, red-haired Velma, whom he last saw eight years ago. The nightclub where she used to sing, Florian's, is now a black "dine and dice emporium", and no one there has ever heard of her.
This course focuses on 300 years of Russian history from Peter the Great to Gorbachev by examining the lives of the men and women who, in fact, were Russia. This is history told through biography. You examine key individuals and groups, the contexts in which they thought and acted, and their driving ideas. Topics include the revolution of Peter the Great, Catherine the Great, the Decembrist Uprising, Belinskii and the early years of Russian Socialism, Alexander II, Nicholas II, Stalin, Gorbachev, and Communism, among others REUPLOAD NEEDED
Each volume of Poetry for Students provides analysis of approximately 20 poems that teachers and librarians have identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses. Some of the poems covered in this volume include:
"Accounting" by Claribel Alegria
"Answers to Letters" by Tomas Transtromer
"Maternity" by Anna Swir
"Ten Years After Your Deliberate Drowning" by Robin Behn
The second exciting story from The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Precious Ramotswe is now known as Botswana’s first and only lady detective and has many cases. She’s looking for a young American who disappeared ten years ago. Will she finally marry Mr JLB Matekoni?
• COVER STORY: The Science Of Appetite - There's a lot more to feeling hungry than you think. New research into what drives us to eat may teach us how to control the urge • NATION: An Auto Insider Takes on Climate Change - Congressman John Dingell has been accused of being in bed with the auto industry. But that's not stopping him from tackling global warming • HISTORY: America's Fear of Outsiders - The U.S. has always been a nation of immigrants. It's always been a nation ambivalent about them too REUPLOAD NEEDED