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Sciences and Cultures: Anthropological and Historical by Yehuda Elkana (auth.), Everett Mendelsohn, Yehuda Elkana

Sciences and Cultures: Anthropological and Historical by Yehuda Elkana (auth.), Everett Mendelsohn, Yehuda Elkana

By Yehuda Elkana (auth.), Everett Mendelsohn, Yehuda Elkana (eds.)

Anthropological methods to the sciences have built as a part of a broader culture excited about where of the sciences in cutting-edge global and in a few easy experience keen on questions about the legitimacy of the sciences. within the years because the moment international struggle, we've seen the emergence of a few diverse makes an attempt either to investigate and to deal with the successes of the sciences, their extensive penetration into social lifestyles, and the experience of challenge and challenge that they've projected. one of the of pursuits all for the sooner responses have been the improvement social accountability of scientists and technological practitioners. there's no doubt that this used to be an immediate outgrowth of the function of technological know-how within the battle epitomized through the profitable building and catastrophic use of the atomic bomb. the popularity of the deep social application of technology, and particularly its function as an device of struggle, fostered interest in regards to the previous boost­ ment of clinical disciplines and institutional types. The heritage of technological know-how as an specific self-discipline with full-time practitioners may be obvious as an try to find technology in temporal area - first in its highbrow shape and moment­ ly in its institutional or social shape. The sociology of technology, whereas definitely having roots within the pre-war paintings of Robert K.

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Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview, by Guntram H. Herb and David H. Kaplan (editors)

Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview, by Guntram H. Herb and David H. Kaplan (editors)

By Guntram H. Herb and David H. Kaplan (editors)

The pervasiveness of nationalism, its many manifestations over the centuries, and the commonly scattered means it's been studied make it a very tricky topic to process and discover. ABC-CLIO deals the best complete reference to be had on an important subject in smooth global historical past. throughout 4 volumes, international locations and Nationalism: a world ancient assessment covers all facets of nationalism, in all components of the area, from the time of the French Revolution to the current day.Nations and Nationalism is helping scholars, researchers, and different readers discover nationwide identities and nationalistic routine in old context. geared up chronologically, its 4 volumes mix thematic essays on varied features of nationalism with case experiences of key historic advancements regarding particular international locations at particular instances. The encyclopedia specializes in Europe, Latin the US, Africa, and Asia, with featured insurance of nationalist cultural creations, together with literature, tune, symbols, and mythologies.

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The Oldest One in Russia: The Formation of the Historical by Kati Parppei

The Oldest One in Russia: The Formation of the Historical by Kati Parppei

By Kati Parppei

The post-Soviet resurrection of the Russian Orthodox Church has once more introduced the idyllic borderland monastery of Valaam into public realize. the celebrity of the monastery is basically in keeping with its lengthy and honorable ancient snapshot because the Northern Athos . This booklet argues that the interesting and colourful photo of Valaam was once completely as a result the nationwide Romanticist historiographic efforts of the 18th and nineteenth centuries. The paintings contributes, for example, to the fields of nationality and borderland stories. it's a flexible case examine of the multifaceted ways that modern ideological tendencies and politics were mirrored in historical past writing.

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Master of Torment (Blood Sword Legacy, Book 2) by Karin Tabke

Master of Torment (Blood Sword Legacy, Book 2) by Karin Tabke

By Karin Tabke

Wulfson of Trevelyn, relied on knight of William the Conqueror, hasn't ever met a guy he couldn't grasp. yet within the tempestuous younger widow Tarian of Trent, often called the girl Warrior, Wulf might eventually have met his fit. Ordered via the king to decrease an armed dispute among Tarian and her lifeless husband's uncle, Wulf captures the woman yet falls captive himself to her seductive darkish beauty.To woman Tarian's dismay, besides the fact that, neither her struggling with spirit nor her wiles are adequate to bend Wulfson to her will. She vows she is going to now not be the loser of their passionate conflict, yet her personal wish for this overpowering stranger threatens her physique, her existence, and her very center.

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A Very Unusual Wife (Camfield #19) by Barbara Cartland

A Very Unusual Wife (Camfield #19) by Barbara Cartland

By Barbara Cartland

Whilst the imperious Alston, Marquis of Falcon cynically broadcasts that he's drawn to marrying his daughter with a purpose to achieve a Royal appointment, the Earl of Warnborough is punctiliously happy. There will be many merits to being a part of his some distance richer neighbour's kin and estates! however the appealing Mirabel is already betrothed and so is Deirdre, albeit secretly, which leaves basically Elmina, the youngest and the Cinderella of the Warne relatives. however they're all stunned while she shyly says that she's going to feel free to marry the speeding Marquis. yet no longer as surprised as her new husband whilst she repels his marriage ceremony evening advances with a professional Karate stream! Self-educated and schooled within the martial and equine arts, Elmina blossoms inwardly and outwardly with an strange attract of her personal. and he or she prays that her good-looking new husband will come to like her for herself. yet, whilst she is abducted through murderous horse thieves, it sounds as if she's going to die with no figuring out the affection she yearns for -

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The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish by Robert Tobin

The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish by Robert Tobin

By Robert Tobin

'How do such humans, with remarkable individuals and uninteresting ones, fare once they move from being a dominant minority to being a powerless one?' So requested the Kilkenny man-of-letters Hubert Butler (1900-1991) while contemplating the destiny of Southern Protestants after Irish Independence. As either a product and critic of this tradition, Butler posed the query many times, refusing to just accept as inevitable the marginalization of his neighborhood in the newly validated kingdom. encouraged by means of the instance of the Revivalist new release, he challenged his compatriots to strategy glossy Irish id in phrases complementary instead of exclusivist. within the strategy of doing so, he produced a corpus of literary essays ecu in stature, proficient by means of vast go back and forth, deep interpreting, and an energetic engagement with the political and social upheavals of his age. His insistence at the necessity of Protestant participation in Irish existence, coupled along with his demanding situations to obtained Catholic opinion, made him a contentious determine on either side of the sectarian divide.

This research addresses not just Butler's awesome own occupation, but in addition a few of the better issues to which he continuously drew awareness: the necessity to stability Irish cosmopolitanism with neighborhood relationships; to handle the compromises of the second one global conflict and the hypocrisies of the chilly battle; to advertise a society during which confident dissent would possibly not simply be tolerated yet valued. accordingly, by means of the tip of his lifestyles, Butler got here to be regarded as a forerunner of the extra tolerant and expansive eire of at the present time.

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Magnetohydrodynamics : historical evolution and trends by S Molokov; R Moreau; H K Moffatt

Magnetohydrodynamics : historical evolution and trends by S Molokov; R Moreau; H K Moffatt

By S Molokov; R Moreau; H K Moffatt

This booklet revises the evolution of principles in numerous branches of magnetohydrodynamics (astrophysics, earth and sunlight dynamos, pinch, MHD turbulence and liquid metals) and stories present developments and demanding situations. Uniquely, it comprises the evaluation articles at the improvement of the topic through pioneers within the box in addition to prime specialists, not only in a single, yet in a number of branches of magnetohydrodynamics, corresponding to liquid metals, astrophysics, dynamo and pinch.

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Historical dictionary of Angola by Susan Herlin Broadhead, Phyllis Martin

Historical dictionary of Angola by Susan Herlin Broadhead, Phyllis Martin

By Susan Herlin Broadhead, Phyllis Martin

Even supposing this Dictionary builds on Phyllis Martin's first-class first variation (Scarecrow, 1980), it's in lots of respects a brand new variation, reorganized, elevated, and up-to-date. contains a complete creation to the historical past of Angola; a close chronology, double-page maps and charts. ... super useful.... drastically accelerated and revised... reflecting the profound adjustments that have affected Angola... a useful advent and guide.... --Jill R. Dias, magazine OF AFRICAN background ... worthwhile advent, reliable maps, currency.... copious cross-references, and a very good bibliography. --ARBA

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