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  • Download Auf einer Kugel im Weltall: Tagebuchgedichte (German by Sigrid Lichtenberger PDF

    By Sigrid Lichtenberger

    Erinnerungen tragen das Gestern ins Heute. In diesem Buch sind Erfahrungen und Bilder aufgezeichnet, die im Bewusstsein der Autorin auftauchten. Es sind Erinnerungsstücke aus den 20er Jahren bis heute. Zwei Städte spielen dabei eine Rolle. Es ist ihre Geburtsstadt Leipzig, in der sie aufwächst, die sie verlässt und später wieder sucht. Bielefeld, wo sie seit 1953 lebt, blieb ihr lange, aber nicht für immer, fremd.
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  • Download Armageddon Road: A VC's Diary 1914-1916 by Billy Congreve PDF

    By Billy Congreve

    Billy Congreve was once a great soldier and a good guy. by the point he was once killed at the Somme in July 1916 on the age of twenty-five he were offered the DSO, MC, and the Légion d'Honneur, and for his many deeds of gallantry at the Somme, a posthumous VC.

Born right into a army kinfolk (his father common Congreve had additionally received the VC) he grew to become a standard soldier within the Rifle Brigade earlier than the struggle, and in France grew to become a employees officer, yet person who selected to be within the entrance line as frequently as he may perhaps. This makes his striking diaries all of the extra helpful on the grounds that he writes from the thick of the battling and but keeps an objectivity that allows him to monitor all that's occurring round him either within the trenches and at headquarters.

Terry Norman conscientiously edited the diary to set his tale within the context of the conflict, and therefore offer a superb photo of what an officer considered the behavior of the battle part via facet together with his own grief on the lack of his pals and the wastage of human life.

Out of print for over 30 years, this distinctive centenary variation of this vintage paintings incorporates a new foreword from esteemed army writer Nigel Cave, in addition to an extended creation from Terry's widow, Joan and a newly designed plate part. Detailing the intense exploits of a very outstanding guy in the course of the first years of the battle, this ebook is a compulsive buy for all enthusiasts of the period.
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  • Download An Organizer's Tale: Speeches by Cesar Chavez,Ilan Stavans PDF

    By Cesar Chavez,Ilan Stavans

    The first significant choice of writings by way of civil rights chief Cesar Chavez

    probably the most vital civil rights leaders in American heritage, Cesar Chavez was once a company believer within the rules of nonviolence, and he successfully hired peaceable strategies to additional his reason. via his efforts, he helped in attaining dignity, reasonable wages, merits, and humane operating stipulations for millions of farm employees. This large selection of Chavez's speeches and writings chronicles his development and improvement as a pacesetter, and contains formerly unpublished fabric. From speeches to unfold the note of the Delano Grape Strike to testimony prior to the home of Representatives concerning the risks of insecticides, Chavez communicated in transparent, direct language and stimulated humans in all places with an unflagging dedication to his ideals.

    For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more desirable by means of introductions and notes via wonderful students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

    From the exchange Paperback edition.
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  • Download You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To: The Letters of Paul by Paul Frees,Ben Ohmart PDF

    By Paul Frees,Ben Ohmart

    hearts separated through warfare. A undying love tale - in letters.

    World warfare II. a tough time for far and wide. Paul "Buddy" Frees may quickly turn into one among America's most well liked voiceover artists. Audrey "Annelle" Frees used to be the affection of his existence. one in all them would not make it throughout the conflict. this is often the tale in their all-too-short marriage, informed within the letters they wrote to every other.

    With the specific cooperation of Annelle's relatives, writer Ben Ohmart has painstakingly edited this relocating number of own correspondence right into a quantity that paints a notable photograph of 2 wartime fans simply starting their lifestyles together.

    You'd Be So great to come back domestic To is a spouse publication to Ohmart's well known biography Welcome, silly Mortals: The existence and Voices of Paul Frees, additionally to be had from BearManor Media. sign up for us for a love tale that you simply will not quickly disregard. proportion the fun and the tragedies of blood brother and Annelle Frees.
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  • Download Linguistic Universals and Language Change (Oxford by Jeff Good PDF

    By Jeff Good

    This publication appears on the courting among linguistic universals and language switch. Reflecting the resurgence of labor in either fields during the last 20 years, it addresses comparable problems with primary significance in linguistics: the stability among synchronic and diachronic elements in accounting for universals of linguistic constitution, and the technique of distinguishing real facets of a common human cognitive capability for language from regularities which may be traced to extraneous origins.

    the amount brings jointly specifically commissioned paintings via major students, together with widespread representatives of generative and sensible linguistics. It examines rival factors for linguistic universals and assesses the effectiveness of competing types of language switch. The authors examine styles and approaches of grammatical and lexical switch throughout quite a lot of languages; they think about the measure to which universal features strategies of switch in similar languages; and look at how a ways variations in linguistic results will be defined via cultural or exterior components.

    This publication will curiosity the big variety of students in linguistics and similar fields eager about language swap, old linguistics, linguistic typology and universals, and the character of the human language faculty
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  • Download Kafka and Photography by Carolin Duttlinger PDF

    By Carolin Duttlinger

    all through his existence, Franz Kafka used to be fascinated with images, a medium which for him got here to encapsulate either the points of interest and the pitfalls of contemporary existence. Kafka's own engagement with the medium - as a prepared viewer and collector of pictures in addition to an novice photographer - is mirrored in his writings, which discover images from numerous diverse views through a long way the main usually and commonly mentioned visible medium in Kafka's texts, images is paradigmatic of his dating to visuality extra more often than not. This examine not just explores photography's recurrence as a subject inside of his texts however it is usually the 1st to take systematic account of Kafka's use of images as literary resource fabric.
    Kafka and Photography provides essentially the most vital glossy writers from a wholly new viewpoint; it sheds new mild on frequent works and uncovers unexplored facets of Kafka's engagement together with his time and context. supplying a chronological account of key prose works, in addition to the non-public writings, this research is on the market to scholars and lay readers. will probably be of curiosity not just to literary students but in addition to these operating in images, media, and cultural reports. Its targeted textual analyses are set opposed to a richly documented ancient context which illustrates Kafka's curiosity in modern tradition via various visible fabric taken from public in addition to deepest resources - a few of which has just recently develop into to be had. As this publication demonstrates, images had a profound impression on Kafka's literary mind's eye and as such is helping to provide an explanation for the enchanting depth of enigmatic visible aspect that is an indicator of his narratives.
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  • Download Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons by Lucretia Mott,Christopher Densmore,Carol Faulkner,Nancy A PDF

    By Lucretia Mott,Christopher Densmore,Carol Faulkner,Nancy A Hewitt,Beverly Wilson Palmer

    Committed abolitionist, debatable Quaker minister, tireless pacifist, fiery crusader for women's rights--Lucretia Mott was once one of many nice reformers in the United States heritage. Drawing on commonly scattered documents, newspaper bills, and different assets, Lucretia Mott Speaks reveals the basic speeches and comments from Mott's awesome profession. The editors have selected decisions representing vital topics and occasions in her public lifestyles. vast annotations supply brilliant context and exhibit Mott's engagement with allies and competitors. the result's an authoritative source, person who enriches our knowing of Mott's perspectives, rhetorical suggestions, and still-powerful influence.
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  • Download Letters to Ottla and the Family (The Schocken Kafka Library) by Franz Kafka,N.N. Glatzer,Richard Winston,Clara Winston PDF

    By Franz Kafka,N.N. Glatzer,Richard Winston,Clara Winston

    Written by means of Kafka among 1909 and 1924, those letters provide a different perception into the workings of the Kafka kinfolk, their relationship with the Prague Jewish neighborhood, and Kafka's personal emotions approximately his mom and dad and siblings. A gracious yet shy girl, and a silent insurgent opposed to the bourgeois society during which she lived, Ottla Kafka used to be the sibling to whom Kafka felt closest. He had a unique affection for her simplicity, her integrity, her skill to pay attention, and her satisfaction in his paintings. Ottla used to be deported to Theresienstadt in the course of international conflict II, and volunteered to accompany a delivery of kids to Auschwitz in 1943. She didn't live on the struggle, yet her husband and daughters did, and preserved her brother's letters to her.  They have been released within the unique German in 1974, and in English in 1982.

    "Kafka's touching letters to his sister, while she was once a toddler and as a tender married lady, are fantastically easy, soft, and clean. In them one sees the part of his nature that was once now not estranged. it's fortunate they've been preserved."
    —V. S. Pritchett, The big apple evaluation of Books
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  • Download A Dutch Homesteader On The Prairies: The Letters of Wilhelm by Willem de Gelder,Herman Ganzevoort PDF

    By Willem de Gelder,Herman Ganzevoort

    The letters during this quantity, present in the unique Dutch within the data of the Netherlands Emigration provider in Holland, shape a special chronicle of 1 ecu homesteader in Saskatchewan from 1910 to 1913. They have been written by means of Willem dr Gelder whose event as a homesteader used to be standard of that of thousands of newbies to the prairies within the maximum years of western growth prior to the 1st global battle. As a ecu immigrant he was once in a position to write from a distinct point of view frequently missed in Anglo-Saxon bills of western development.

    Minute and perceptive observations of way of life are contained in his letters; including the reminiscences of associates and neighbours who spoke good of him, this quantity varieties the portrait of a novel guy who personified the sturdiness and endurance of the western pioneer.

    De Gelder was once born within the Eighties in Doorn, the son of a well-to-do banker, and got the entire advantages of beginning in an upper-class domestic, together with a college schooling. He got here to Canada in 1910 and via the Nineteen Twenties he had develop into a winning homesteader possessing a half-section of land, assembly his debts, and becoming a member of locally existence. yet in 1922 he rented out his land, went to the Netherlands to work out his family members, and returning to Canada he disposed of his abode – and vanished.

    This publication lines the compass of his existence in Canada, revealing the doubts and fears which culminated in his disappearance; it highlights the ache that each one immigrants, new and outdated, suffered once they took the the most important step of starting a new life.

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  • Download No Regrets by D. N. Ghosh PDF

    By D. N. Ghosh

    The dramatic build-up to the in a single day nationalization of fourteen banks in one legislative sweep units the degree for No Regrets. during this booklet, bureaucrat extraordinaire D.N. Ghosh deals an eyewitness account of possibly crucial occasion in India's banking background post-Independence, baring the manoeuvrings at the back of the allowing ordinance and the pickle over reasonable repayment for the dispossessed financial institution owners.
    But that isn't all. Years later, Ghosh enters the portals of the nation financial institution of India as its chairman, at a time while the stirrings of swap have simply began to be felt within the Indian financial system. looking forward to the long run, he is going for a paradigm shift: to rid 'profit' of its 'dirty note' tag and position it on the center of the bank's working technique. progressively, he's taking SBI into the capital markets, establishes its credit rating globally, launches India's first mutual fund and, specifically, cajoles the alternate unions into accepting complete computerization.
    Post-retirement, Ghosh steps into the company global. in this interval he offers with scarcely veiled threats from a potent company residence or even reveals himself verbally assaulted by means of the promoter of an erstwhile financial institution. In among, the could-have-been-academic tills the soil for convinced respected administration institutes to bloom and develop at the same time he units up the credit standing supplier, ICRA.
    Full of untold tales, No Regrets is an honest-to-goodness account of an excellent profession spanning over six many years and masking a few epochal occasions whose reverberations remain felt within the corridors of forms, banking and company to this day.
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