In War, Espionage, and Terrorism in the Twentieth Century
Author: John S. Craig
Publisher: Algora Publishing
View: 5239Presenting famous and infamous individuals and events that have shaped the current Western civilization, this book illustrates how America has arrived at our present dilemma of a unique OC war on terror.OCOJohn Craig details the unusual and often profound con"
Author: Walter L. Hixson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
View: 6454Provides comprehensive coverage of the changes experienced in the United States as result of World War II, including discussion of the transformation of American domestic policies, diplomatic relations, and military strategies.
Author: Ludo Block,Monica Den Boer
Publisher: Eleven International Pub
View: 6189How much do we actually know about liaison officers, their work, their dilemma's, and the politics surrounding their deployment? How do policies and budget developments affect liaison officers schemes? What can be said about their preparation and professionalization? This book presents rich and illustrative empirical material on the use of liaison offices in police cooperation. The authors, both eminent academics and seasoned practitioners (and in some cases from a dual academic-practitioner background), present their findings from a wide range of geographical and functional viewpoints. Students and law enforcement professionals are made familiar with the blue web of policing across the world. This book offers them a considerable variety of perspectives, ranging from academic to professional, from institutional to informal, and from sociological to psychological.
Collaboration and World War Two
Author: Peter Davies
View: 5702The Nazi regime in Germany was terrible enough without even accounting for the policy of collaboration. So what extra does collaboration say about Hitler and his plans for Europe? Peter Davies explores the mindset and political attitudes of Hitler and also many other controversial pro-Nazi leaders in Western Europe, Scandanavia, Central and Eastern Europe, and also beyond. Delving into four different "types" of collaboration: political, financial, the Holocaust, and collaboration at a social level, he asks some difficult questions. The story of collaboration is brought up to date, assessing both the legacy and its contemporary parallels.
Author: H. Dabashi
Category: Political Science
View: 8481What does it mean to be a Muslim - in this world, in this deeply transformative time? Hamid Dabashi suggests that the transition to a changed, post-Western world requires the crafting of a new language of critical conversation with Islam and its cosmopolitan heritage - a language that is tuned to the emerging, not the disappearing, world
The National Library of Australia's First 100 Years, 1901-2001
Author: Peter Cochrane,National Library of Australia
Publisher: National Library Australia
Category: Acquisitions (Libraries)
View: 7768This beautiful publication tells the story of the National Library of Australia's extraordinary collections, assembled over the last 100 years. Remarkable Occurrences features 270 superb illustrations, the majority in full colour, accompanying fascinating chapters about aspects of the Library's history and collections by leading Australian scholars and historians. The publication showcases material as diverse as paintings, maps, photographs, sculptures, manuscripts (including Captain Cook's Endeavour Journal), oral histories, music scores and early Australian films.
Author: Ele Shev
Publisher: Partridge Publishing
View: 6874Angela wants to escape from Gloomy Castle. The place has dark secrets. But escape is next to impossible, even for Angela, a secret agent with very unique set of skills. Luckily for Angela, she has been sent out of the Castle on a top-secret mission to Monaco. There she needs to get closer to the dangerous and powerful billionaire Vladimir (or, as close friends call him, Vlad). Vlad is smitten by Angelas beauty and personality. She seems to be so different from glamorous models that surround him. But it is high time for Angela to return to the Castle. Can Angela resist falling in love with the handsome billionaire? But what if she is just being played?
Author: Wynne Wong,Stacey Weber-Fève,Bill VanPatten
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Category: Foreign Language Study
View: 5380LIAISONS is an innovative beginning-level French program firmly grounded in principles of communicative language teaching and research in second language acquisition. Components of the program are carefully linked together, showing students how they can make connections with their classmates, their instructor, their community, and the French-speaking world. A rich array of communicative activities is designed to stimulate interaction inside and outside the classroom. The underlying pedagogical framework in LIAISONS asks students to first discover new vocabulary and grammar through different mediums, then connect form and meaning through a set of confidence-building activities, and finally, actively create language. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Buch 3 Der Krinar Chroniken
Author: Anna Zaires,Dima Zales
Publisher: Mozaika LLC
View: 2947***Dies ist das 3. Buch der Krinar Chroniken Trilogie.*** In GefAhrliche Erinnerung, dem dritten und vorerst letzten Teil der Krinar Chroniken, gelingt es Mia und Korum endlich, ihrem Feind auf die Spur zu kommen. Das allerdings hat seinen Preis, den zu zahlen, die beiden allerdings nicht gewillt sind. Sie setzen alles daran, unbeschadet aus der ganzen Angelegenheit herauszukommen, auch wenn das bedeutet, eine Reise nach Krina, Korums Heimatplaneten, zu unternehmen.
Author: Elizabeth Parker
View: 4352Chelsea and Anthony were elated when they adopted Sugar and Spice, a male and a female retriever. The shelter attendant assured them that the female had been spayed, but the male needed to get neutered. When Sugar went for a checkup, they discovered otherwise; Sugar was pregnant. So, when Sugar actually gave birth, finding the perfect owner for each puppy was arduous, but on that warm summer afternoon, the seemingly perfect couple fit the bill. With tears in her eyes, Chelsea handed them the last pup, the one she loved as if it were her own daughter. Two years later, she received a phone call from a veterinarian that left Chelsea with a choice to make. One that would make things right, as they should've been from the beginning. One that would change their lives forever. A moving love story of sorts that demonstrates the unbreakable bond and sustainable love between dogs and humans. A fictional novella.
Gender, Nation, and Postcolonial Perspectives
Author: Anne McClintock,Aamir Mufti,Ella Shohat
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
Category: Social Science
View: 3103The first collection to emphasize the complex interaction between gender and postcoloniality. Most people in the world, from Africa to Asia and beyond, live in the aftermath of colonialism. Their day-to-day lives are defined by their past history as colonized peoples, often in ways that are subtle or hard to define. In Dangerous Liaisons, eminent contributors address the issues raised by the postcolonial condition, considering nationhood, history, gender, and identity from an inter-disciplinary perspective. Among the questions they address are: What are the boundaries of race and ethnicity in a diasporic world? How have women been so effectively excluded from national power? What have been the historical aftermaths of different forms of colonialism? What are the cultural and political consequences of colonial partitions of the nation-state? Representing an essential intervention, Dangerous Liaisons is a crucial guidebook for those concerned with understanding postcoloniality at the moment when it is becoming more and more widely discussed.
Author: Isao Fukunishi
Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
View: 423This volume documents the vibrant energy and productivity of Japanese consultation-liaison psychiatrists who have developed a new biopsychosocial model for the treatment of patients with a variety of serious diseases. It begins with an overview on the historical background and the present issues in Japan. Further articles deal with psychiatric problems in transplant medicine, psychonephrology, psychooncology and HIV/AIDS. Finally drug-induced psychosis and psychosomatic problems of diabetes patients are discussed. The book will be useful to any physician or mental health care professional who works with the medically ill. It demonstrates the wide range of knowledge and treatment options available to mental health care professionals to intervene when dealing with patients suffering of a serious disease.
Author: Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
Category: Literary Criticism
View: 2765‘I resolved to write a book which would create some stir in the world and continue to do after I had gone from it.’ - Choderlos de Laclos A great sensation at the time of first publication, Les Liaisons Dangereuses reads as much the most 'modern' of eighteenth-century novels. Viewed by some critics as a morality tale and others as a subtle inquiry into libertinism, it brilliantly depicts the foibles of the French aristocracy on the eve of the French Revolution. Renowned for its exploration of lust, revenge and human malice, and still carrying a tremendous power to shock, its adaptations for screen and stage have made its central characters notorious for their sophisticated and ultimately tragic games of seduction and manipulation.
Author: Leon Borden Blair
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Category: Political Science
View: 3951Since November 8, 1942, when American troops in Operation Torch first landed on the beaches of North Africa, almost a million Americans—military personnel and their dependents—have lived in Morocco. Their impact on the political and social evolution of Morocco has been significant, but historians and political scientists before this book had made little effort to chart its course or to assess its outcome. The naval base at Port Lyautey in Morocco was the first foreign base captured by American troops in World War II, and United States objectives in Morocco continued to be primarily military. In 1942, as the price for French support against the Axis, the United States pledged its support for the restoration of the prewar French colonial empire. In 1950, faced with the threat of Soviet aggression, the United States negotiated an agreement with France and built four United States Air Force bases in Morocco without consultation with or notification of the Moroccan government. In spite of its sterile diplomatic policy and both Communist and Moroccan nationalist demands for evacuation of United States military bases, the United States retained essential military facilities in Morocco for many years. Leon Blair concludes that American military personnel and their dependents favorably conditioned Moroccan public opinion. By their egalitarianism, humanitarianism, and evident interest, they reinforced the idealistic image of the United States that was held by the majority of Moroccans. These Americans were neither individually nor collectively conscious agents in a campaign to modify Moroccan public opinion; they were simply a Western window in the Arab world, through which two civilizations might view one another. In the long run, they made a greater contribution in peace than in war.
Author: Hoyle Leigh,Jon Streltzer
View: 9675This updated resource refines and expands on both the core concepts and the real-world practice of consultation-liaison psychiatry in medical settings. New and revised chapters provide background and basics and describe CL psychiatry approaches to managing a wide array of common conditions, including heart disease, dementia, anxiety and depressive disorders, alcohol and substance use problems, and chronic pain. Besides the fine points of practice in varied chronic and acute care settings, specific patient populations such as children, elders, ob/gyn patients, and the immunocompromised are discussed. The latest information and insights on pharmacology, interviewing, and ethical and cultural issues round out the book's highly accessible coverage. A sampling of topics in the Handbook: Basic foundations of diagnosis, psychiatric diagnosis, and final common pathway syndromes. An integrative care model of psychiatry in the primary care setting. Patient personality, personality types and traits, and disorders. The chronic patient and the palliative care setting. Trauma- and stressor-related disorders. Somatic symptoms and related disorders. The Second Edition of the Handbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry ably follows its predecessor by presenting the diverse state of the specialty to enhance the work of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and primary care physicians.
A Social History of Venereal Disease in Twentieth-century Scotland
Author: Roger Davidson
View: 2084This book explores the role of Venereal Disease in shaping perceptions of sexuality in twentieth-century Scotland, and in defining the response of the Modern State to patterns of sexual behaviour. It examines how civic, medical and political authorities reacted to the 'Hideous Scourge' in times of peace and war and how far policy was informed by anxieties surrounding social change and public morality as much as by the incidence of disease and developments in medical knowledge. It focuses in particular on the moral assumptions underpinning epidemiological debate, and the various dimensions of stigmatisation and control within VD discourse, including gender, generation and class. This study also highlights the protracted campaign in Scotland for legal controls over those suffering from VD, and the enduring problem, resurrected by the threat of HIV and AIDS, of balancing the demands of public health against those of civil liberties in the regulation of 'dangerous sexualities'.
Essays on the Quiet Ones
Author: Myrna Santos
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Category: Performing Arts
View: 950An Introvert in an Extrovert World: Essays on the Quiet Ones is a multi-disciplinary anthology about introversion in the world of extroversion. Susan Cain’s book, Quiet, recently addressed the complexities of an issue that was initially raised by Carl Jung, and this anthology expands the analysis of the challenges faced by those who are considered to be introverts – those who prefer reading to partying, listening to speaking – living in a world of people who cannot understand their quieter ways. Introverts are innovative and make significant contributions, but dislike self-promotion. They derive their energy from quiet rejuvenation, as opposed to acquiring renewed energy from being surrounded by, and interacting with, multitudes of people. That they are typically labeled “quiet” often suggests negative connotations. However, from Van Gogh’s Sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer, the contributions of the “quiet ones” have made an immeasurable and invaluable impact on our society. An Introvert in an Extrovert World contains analyses of popular culture, literature, television, film, and social media, as well as poignant personal narrative examples of the lives of these two contrasting personality types. Examples of the pain, conflict, repression, and even humor related to introversion in everyday life are manifested in this collection of articles that span the spectrum of human nature. The volume looks at the unlikely professions that the populace would attribute to the introvert: from teacher/professor and actor to politician and even gladiator. The reader is given an understanding of different characters in literary works and their connection to introversion, visits the spectrum of social media and the pluses and minuses therein, and is provided with examples of how to promote one’s writing for publication whilst being an introvert. Within the pages of this book, there are many and varied topics and intuitive insights traversing several situations that relate to the “quiet” world of introversion.
Conflict, Resistance, and Self-determination
Author: Peter P. Schweitzer,Megan Biesele,Robert K. Hitchcock
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Category: Social Science
View: 2461This volume represents the first east-west scholarly exchange in anthropology since the demise of the USSR. It also offers new perspectives from indigenous communities and scholars which emphasizes the position of the South world.