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Lev Vygotsky

Author : Peter Lloyd
ISBN : 0415111528
Genre : Child psychology
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Transforming The Screen 1950 1959

Author : Peter Lev
ISBN : 0520249666
Genre : Performing Arts
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Covering a tumultuous period of the 1950s, this work explores the divorce of movie studios from their theater chains, the panic of the blacklist era, the explosive emergence of science fiction as the dominant genre, and the rise of television and Hollywood's response with widescreen spectacles.

The Collected Works Of L S Vygotsky

Author : Lev Seminovitch Vygotski
ISBN : 030642441X
Genre : Education
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Vol. 2 translated and with an introduction by Jane E. Knox and Carol B. Stevens.

My Name Is Asher Lev

Author : Chaim Potok
ISBN : 0307422348
Genre : Fiction
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“A novel of finely articulated tragic power. . . . Little short of a work of genius.”—The New York Times Book Review Asher Lev is a Ladover Hasid who keeps kosher, prays three times a day and believes in the Ribbono Shel Olom, the Master of the Universe. Asher Lev is an artist who is compulsively driven to render the world he sees and feels, even when it leads him to blasphemy. In this stirring and often visionary novel, Chaim Potok traces Asher’s passage between these two identities, the one consecrated to God, the other subject only to the imagination. Asher Lev grows up in a cloistered Hasidic community in postwar Brooklyn, a world suffused by ritual and revolving around a charismatic Rebbe. But in time, his gift threatens to estrange him from that world and the parents he adores. As it follows his struggle, My Name Is Asher Lev becomes a luminous portrait of the artist, by turns heartbreaking and exultant, a modern classic.

Lev Shestov

Author : Matthew Beaumont
ISBN : 9781350151161
Genre : Philosophy
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The Jewish philosopher Lev Shestov (1866-1938) is perhaps the great forgotten thinker of the twentieth century, but one whose revival seems timely and urgent in the twenty-first century. An important influence on Georges Bataille, Albert Camus, Gilles Deleuze and many others, Shestov developed a fascinating anti-Enlightenment philosophy that critiqued the limits of reason and triumphantly affirmed an ethics of hope in the face of hopelessness. In a wide-ranging reappraisal of his life and thought, which explores his ideas in relation to the history of literature and painting as well as philosophy, Matthew Beaumont restores Shestov to prominence as a thinker for turbulent times. In reconstructing Shestov's thought and asserting its continued relevance, the book's central theme is wakefulness. It argues that for Shestov, escape from the limits of rationalist Enlightenment thought comes from maintaining an insomniac vigilance in the face of the spiritual night to which his century appeared condemned. Shestov's engagement with the image of Christ remaining awake in the Garden of Gethsemane then, is at the core of his inspiring understanding of our ethical responsibilities after the horrors of the twentieth century.

The Language Of New Media

Author : Lev Manovich
ISBN : 9780262632553
Genre : Art
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A stimulating, eclectic accountof new media that finds its origins in old media, particularly the cinema. In this book Lev Manovich offers the first systematic and rigorous theory of new media. He places new media within the histories of visual and media cultures of the last few centuries. He discusses new media's reliance on conventions of old media, such as the rectangular frame and mobile camera, and shows how new media works create the illusion of reality, address the viewer, and represent space. He also analyzes categories and forms unique to new media, such as interface and database. Manovich uses concepts from film theory, art history, literary theory, and computer science and also develops new theoretical constructs, such as cultural interface, spatial montage, and cinegratography. The theory and history of cinema play a particularly important role in the book. Among other topics, Manovich discusses parallels between the histories of cinema and of new media, digital cinema, screen and montage in cinema and in new media, and historical ties between avant-garde film and new media.

Lev Tolstoy In His Life

Author : Gladkova L.V.
ISBN : 9785392097739
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The photo album is dedicated to the life of Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy – a great Russian writer. His two most famous works, the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction. Many consider Tolstoy to have been one of the world's greatest novelists. This book represents the history of his photos taken from 1900 to 1905 included. This period of time was full of important events in the writer’s life and in the current reality to which the writer was strongly responsive. Most photos of Lev Tolstoy published in this album were taken by amateurs, i.e. members of his family, his friends and acquaintances.

Lev Shternberg

Author : Sergei Kan
ISBN : 9780803224704
Genre : Social Science
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This intellectual biography of Lev Shternberg (1861 1927) illuminates the development of professional anthropology in late imperial and early Soviet Russia. Shortly after the formation of the Soviet Union the government initiated a detailed ethnographic survey of the country s peoples. Lev Shternberg, who as a political exile during the late tsarist period had conducted ethnographic research in northeastern Siberia, was one of the anthropologists who directed this survey and consequently played a major role in influencing the professionalization of anthropology in the Soviet Union. But Shternberg was much more than a government anthropologist. Under the new regime he continued his work as the senior curator of the St. Petersburg Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, which began in the early 1900s. In the last decade of his life Shternberg also played a leading role in establishing a new Soviet school of cultural anthropology and in training a cohort of professional anthropologists. True to the ideals of his youth, he also continued an active involvement in the intellectual life of the Jewish community, even though the new regime was making it increasingly difficult. This in-depth biography explores the scholarly and political aspects of Shternberg s life and how they influenced each other. It also places his career in both national and international perspectives, showing the context in which he lived and worked and revealing the important developments in Russian anthropology during these tumultuous years.

Lev Vygotsky

Author : René van der Veer
ISBN : 9781441181275
Genre : Education
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Lev Vygotsky, the great Russian psychologist, had a profound influence on educational thought. His work on the perception of art, cultural-historical theory of the mind and the zone of proximal development all had an impact on modern education. This text provides a succinct critical account of Vygotsky's life and work against the background of the political events and social turmoil of that time and analyses his cross-cultural research and the application of his ideas to contemporary education. René van der Veer offers his own interpretation of Vygotsky as both the man and anti-man of educational philosophy, concluding that the strength of Vygotsky's legacy lies in its unfinished, open nature.

Lev ?adash

Author : Ktav Publishing House, Incorporated
ISBN : 0881256250
Genre : Judaism
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Lev Shestov

Author : Michael Finkenthal
ISBN : 1433104482
Genre : Philosophy
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In Lev Shestov: Existential Philosopher and Religious Thinker, Michael Finkenthal explores the evolution of Lev Shestov's philosophical and religious intellectual contributions. The hermeneutical effort is mainly based on the Shestovian oeuvre, but his thought is considered in light of existential philosophies in their evolution from Pascal, Nietzsche, and Kierkegaard to those of the twentieth century. Shestov's «deconstruction» of philosophy is discussed parallel to the analysis of the formation of his religious thought and its relevancy in the context of efforts by Buber, Rosenzweig, and Levinas to redefine Judaism.

Lev Vygotsky Classic Edition

Author : Fred Newman
ISBN : 9781135016227
Genre : Psychology
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When Lev Vygotsky: Revolutionary Scientist published, it was unique in several ways. It presented Vygotsky as a Marxist methodologist, both locating him in his historical period and delineating how his life and writings have been a catalyst for a contemporary revolutionary, practical-critical, psychology. It highlighted Vygotsky’s unconventional view of how development and learning are related and, in doing so, brought human development into prominence. It introduced important linkages between Vygotsky’s views on thinking and speaking and those of Wittgenstein, drawing implications for language acquisition and language learning. And it drew attention to Vygotsky’s understanding of the role of play in child development, and expanded on the significance of play throughout the lifespan. In these ways, this classic text presented a more expansive Vygotsky than previously understood. The Introduction to this Classic Edition will summarize what has transpired in the years since Lev Vygotsky first published. It will answer who and where is Vygotsky now? What place does he have in scholarship in psychology, education, and other fields? How are practitioners making use of him—to address the challenges of our times, solve seemingly intractable social problems, revolutionize psychology, and develop skilled and worldly citizens? What have the authors accomplished since they first articulated their view of Vygotsky as a revolutionary scientist?

The Life And Ballets Of Lev Ivanov

Author : Roland John Wiley
ISBN : 9780198165675
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Life and Works of Lev Ivanov is the first book-length study in any language about this Russian artist - Marius Petipa's colleague and Tchaikovsky's collaborator - who is widely celebrated and yet virtually unknown. It follows Ivanov from his infancy in a St Petersburg foundling homethrough his training in the Imperial Theatre School and his celebrity marriage, to a career as a dancer, regisseur, and choreographer in the St Petersburg Imperial Ballet. Ivanov's artistic world is described, as is his legacy - some dozen works, including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and the famousdances from Prince Igor - which inspired Mikhail Fokine in the next generation. The book is richly documented, including the first complete publication of Ivanov's memoirs, and hundreds of citations, many published here for the first time, from state documents, reminiscences, and criticism.

The Life And Thought Of Lev Karsavin

Author : Dominic Rubin
ISBN : 9789401209144
Genre : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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“At last, Russia has begun to speak in a truly original voice.” So said Anatoly Vaneev, a Soviet dissident who became Karsavin’s disciple in the Siberian gulag where the philosopher spent his last two years. The book traces the unusual trajectory of this inspiring voice: Karsavin started his career as Russia’s brightest historian of Catholic mysticism; however, his radical methods – which were far ahead of their time – shocked his conservative colleagues. The shock continued when Karsavin turned to philosophy, writing flamboyant and dense essays in a polyphonic style, which both Marxists and religious traditionalists found provocative. There was no let-up after he was expelled by Lenin from Soviet Russia: in exile, he became a leading theorist in the Eurasian political movement, combining Orthodox theology with a left-wing political orientation. Finally, Karsavin found stability when he was invited to teach history in Lithuania: there he spent twenty years reworking his philosophy, before suffering the German and Soviet invasions of his new homeland, and then deportation and death. Clearing away misunderstandings and putting the work and life in context, this book shows how Karsavin made an original contribution to European philosophy, inter-religious dialogue, Orthodox and Catholic theology, and the understanding of history.

The Gift Of Asher Lev

Author : Chaim Potok
ISBN : 9780307575524
Genre : Fiction
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“Extraordinary . . . No one but Chaim Potok could have written this strangely sweet, compelling, and deeply felt novel.”—The Cleveland Plain Dealer In his powerful My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok gave the world an unforgettable character and a timeless story that The New York Times Book Review hailed as “little short of a work of genius.” The Chicago Sun-Times declared it “a story that had to be told.” Now, Chaim Potok’s beloved character returns to learn, to teach, to dream, in The Gift of Asher Lev. Twenty years have passed. Asher Lev is a world-renowned artist living with his young family in France. Still, he is unsure of his artistic direction. Success has not brought ease to his heart. Then Asher’s beloved uncle dies suddenly, and Asher and his family rush back to Brooklyn—and into a world that Asher thought he had left behind forever. It is a journey of confrontation and discovery as Asher purges his past in search of new inspiration for his art and begins to understand the true meaning of sacrifice and the painful joy in sharing the most precious gift of all. Praise for The Gift of Asher Lev “A masterwork.”—Newsday “Rivals anything Chaim Potok has ever produced. It is a book written with passion about passion. You’re not likely to read anything better this year.”—The Detroit News “Fascinating.”—The Washington Post Book World “Very moving.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer

Lev Livet Enkelt

Author : Erik Istrup
ISBN : 9788792980021
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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De fleste bøger om personlig udvikling starter med at fortælle hvordan man slipper af med alt det man har fået samlet op i ens liv indtil nu. Som regel er der rigtig meget som man gerne vil kassere og det kan virke uoverskueligt. Jeg vælger at starte med fosteret og så gå den anden vej. Når vi forstår hvorfor vi er som vi er og har det som vi har det, er det lettere at slippe af med de ting som vi ikke længere ønsker skal være en del af os selv. Selvudvikling betyder, at selvet bevidst vælger at udvikle sig. Det er selve det at vælge at gøre det, der sætter processen i gang. Det handler i meget høj grad af at få en erkendelse af, hvad man er en del af. Det handler om at få et overblik. Dette overblik fjerner mange frustrationer over ikke at kunne forstå sin egen situation og når frustrationerne forsvinder får man et større overskud i livet. Overblik giver overskud.

Lev Er Ij A Novel

Author : Paul Kevin Wood
ISBN : 9780557365487
Genre : Fiction
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Benjamin and Stephen learn they may be able to turn their Domestic Partnership into an actual legal marriage. That is, unless the Mormons get their way as they pour millions into California’s Proposition 8 to block gay marriage.Meanwhile, our Christian-Jewish couple attempts to buy a home for children they hope to adopt. Despite the collapse of the housing bubble and saving prodigiously, they find it is impossible to avoid overpaying for a home. Making matters worse are lenders who refuse to approve what every home now requires: a “short sale.†Benjamin’s brother, James, manager of a “start-up†mortgage outfit in Nevada, doesn’t have any of these compunctions as he borrows and leverages homes, boats, and cars. James’ wife puts up with his extravagance and immature ego, until the odds finally catch up with the Las Vegas housing market. James ends up divorced and wants what everyone else in Obama’s America wants. . . a “bailout†with money from people like Benjamin and Stephen.

Succ Learn Practise Eng Lev 5

Author : Alison Head
ISBN : 1843158795
Genre : English language
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A resource for improving attainment offering focused learning for attainment level 5 in English at Key Stage 2. It focuses on core areas of learning and contains accessible revision content and clear practice material on a double-page spread appropriate to that ability level. It also includes pull-out answers.

Succ Learn Practise Math Lev 3

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ISBN : 1843158809
Genre : Key Stage 2 National Tests
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A resource for improving attainment offering focused learning for attainment level 3 in Maths at Key Stage 2. It focuses on core areas of learning and contains accessible revision content and clear practice material on a double-page spread appropriate to that ability level. Key words on each page are link to the glossary for easy reference.

Grundz?ge Der Lithologie

Author : Lev Borisovich Rukhin
ISBN : UOM:39015069586488
Genre : Petrology
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