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My Journey Through The Twentieth Century

Author : Sigurd Hartz Rasmussen
ISBN : OCLC:220455895
Genre : Librarians
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The Making Of A Philosopher

Author : Colin McGinn
ISBN : 0062119869
Genre : Philosophy
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Part memoir, part study, The Making of a Philosopher is the self–portrait of a deeply intelligent mind as it develops over a life on both sides of the Atlantic. The Making of a Philosopher follows Colin McGinn from his early years in England reading Descartes and Anselm, to his years in the states, first in Los Angeles, then New York. McGinn presents a contemporary academic take on the great philosophical figures of the twentieth century, including Bertrand Russell, Jean–Paul Sartre, and Noam Chomsky, alongside stories of the teachers who informed his ideas and often became friends and mentors, especially the colorful A.J. Ayer at Oxford. McGinn's prose is always elegant and probing; students of contemporary philosophy and the general reader alike will absorb every page.

My Journey Sovereign United Bengal

Author : HP Roychoudhury
ISBN : 9781482812015
Genre : History
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The main features of the book are outlined as follows: 1. A little of the author’s life under political situation of India. 2. Did our political leaders want economic growth or power of the Delhi chair? What is the function of Democracy under religious atmosphere in India? 3. What was the status of Hindus now in Hindu Bengal, and where is their future? 4. Economic growth of India went down but Japan’s went up, why? 5. Why did Indian leaders give importance to religion instead of economic growth? 6. The wonder Taj. 7. How does life prevail in India and in the neighboring countries of India? It is also being remembered here by the two genius of the last century—Prof. S. W.Sudmerson, a British fellow, who dedicated his life in the service of teaching in a college of extreme northeast of India in the beginning of the twentieth century, and Swami Vivekananda, who had not only enlighten the world by his glorious speech on the religion of Hindu philosophy in Chicago but also had thought of the formation of the present existing India hundreds of years before Independence. Is it one nation of one India of Vivekananda?

Journey To A Nineteenth Century Shtetl

Author : Yekhezkel Kotik
ISBN : 0814334210
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Annotation A masterpiece of modern Yiddish literature, the first volume of memoirs by Yekhezkel Kotik, translated into English and annotated.

The Journey Of The Sitar In Indian Classical Music

Author : Dr. Swarn Lata
ISBN : 9781475947076
Genre : Music
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Since the thirteenth century, the sitar—a stringed, plucked instrument of India—has transformed into an instrument beloved by millions in its country of origin as well as all over the world. The Journey of the Sitar in Indian Classical Music details the origin, history, and playing styles of this unique stringed instrument. Dr. Swarn Lata relies on more than thirty-five years of experience teaching sitar to students from diverse cultures and communities as well as extensive research from libraries, museums, temples, and musicologists to compile a comprehensive guidebook filled with fascinating facts about the sitar. In a carefully organized format, Lata offers an in-depth examination of the meaning of musical instruments, the styles of different gharanas, and the place of the sitar in Indian classical music. Music is an extraordinary medium of expression that has the capability to bring the world together. This step-by-step guidebook shares a one-of-akind study of a unique instrument that produces a beautiful sound while providing an unforgettable spiritual experience to all who listen.

The Hero S Journey Toward A Second American Century

Author : Michael E. Salla
ISBN : 0275973735
Genre : History
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The hero's journey is a process of (re)discovery of the principles that make up national identity (from the introduction). In this text, Salla contends that for the seventh time in its history, the United States is embarking upon a hero's journey with global implications. He begins by explaining J

Journey Through Landscape In Seventeenth Century Holland The Haarlem Print Series And Dutch Identity

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ISBN : 0271044306
Genre : Art
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The sets of landscape etchings produced in the second decade of the seventeenth century by Claes Jansz. Visscher, Esaias van den Velde, Willem Buytewech, and Jan van de Velde drew on and contributed to a print culture that played a key role in defining "Dutch" landscape. Examination of these printed landscape series as part of a wide-ranging print culture underscores the consistent interrelationship of landscape, history, and politics. To varying degrees, the contemporaneous descriptive geographies, histories, allegorical tableaux, didactic prints, and poetic anthologies considered in this study provide parallels for the prints' serial structure, journey theme, and commemorative motifs. Moreover, as part of a wider enterprise of Dutch self-definition, they provide cultural guidelines for the interpretation of landscape in prints and paintings. Levesque's study of the Dutch seventeenth-century experience of place is two-tiered. She addresses the journey through landscape as an interpretive framework, the spatial structure of knowledge, the benefits of travel from the point of view of humanists, and the growth of a Dutch national self-consciousness expressed through landscape. She also provides a close reading of the structure and motifs in the print series of Claes Jansz. Visscher, Esaias van den Velde, Willem Buytewech, and Jan van de Velde.

One Woman S Journey Through A Challenging Century

Author : Edrel Coleman
ISBN : 9781440194559
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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One Woman's Journey through a Challenging Century is the beautiful, true story of a strong, resilient woman. Born six days before WWI ended, Edrel grew up in the heart of that century and shares ninety years of her experiences. Edrel was one of eight children, whose parents instilled in them the need to have faith and trust in God. This is the story of a little timid girl who took more than twenty years to come out of her shell. But when she did, she accepted every challenge that came her way. The challenges ranged from initiating the first anti-drug club for children in the 1960s to serving on various national committees. The club, called Help Dan, grew in popularity and was implemented in thirty-eight states. This, and other accomplishments, earned her several major awards including Alaska Mother of the Year and also Military Wife of the Year for all five branches of the military. Edrel toured with Art Linkletter and his entourage across the United States, was twice an honored guest in the White House, and is an honoree in the National Women's History Museum. Inspiring and bold, One Woman's Journey through a Challenging Century takes you along on a remarkable life journey that spans the twentieth century, two continents, and seven states.

The Journey Of Maps And Images On The Silk Road

Author : Philippe Forêt
ISBN : 9789047424970
Genre : History
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Drawing on evidence from the many civilizations that shared the Silk Road, this book examines specific cases of the mobility of maps and images through the centuries.

The Journey So Far

Author : Peter Hicks
ISBN : 0310240034
Genre : Philosophy
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An accessible Christian survey of the history of philosophy, tracing the journey of human thought about God, the world, and humanity’s relation to both.

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