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Download L'America by Jean Baudrillard PDF

By Jean Baudrillard

Una traversata degli Stati Uniti a bordo di una confortevole
Chrysler, un po’ are available un movie di Wim Wenders: pagine
bellissime sulla dismisura del paesaggio americano, sul deserto.
Ma subito il deserto diventa emblema di un paese in cui “lo
spazio dà una sorta di nobiltà perfino allo squallore”. E dentro
ogni immagine, dentro ogni realtà che gremisce quello spazio
immenso - gli edifici di big apple, i televisori sempre accesi
nei’s stanze vuote, i fanatici del walking, le sette religiose e il
paudiso dei computer... - prende forma un’idea dell’America,
in un assiduo confronto tra il Vecchio e il Nuovo Mondo.
‘'L’America non è un sogno né una realtà, è una iperrealtà,”

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Download Handbook of Research on Nature-inspired Computing for by Jean-Philippe Rennard PDF

By Jean-Philippe Rennard

The guide of study on Nature-Inspired Computing for Economics and administration is the unique, accomplished reference paintings on study and functions of nature encouraged computing to economics and administration. it really is an authoritative resource, delivering international insurance of this new and fascinating box. collecting the paintings of over a hundred across the world identified participants, this two-volume set explores how complexities present in nature should be modeled to simulate and optimize company occasions. It presents practitioners a world view of the present and destiny purposes of this ground-breaking expertise, and in addition contains greater than 1,900 references to latest literature within the box.

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Download Das nationale System der politischen Ökonomie by Friedrich List PDF

By Friedrich List

Dieses Buch über das nationale process der politischen Ökonomie ist ein unveränderter, hochwertiger Nachdruck der Originalausgabe von 1910. Der Vero Verlag ist Herausgeber von Literatur zu unterschiedlichen Themengebieten wie Forschung und Wissenschaft, Reisen und Expeditionen, Kochen und Ernährung, Medizin und weiteren Genres. Der Schwerpunkt des Verlages liegt auf dem Erhalt historischer Literatur. Viele Werke historischer Schriftsteller und Wissenschaftler sind heute nur noch als Antiquitäten erhältlich. Der Vero Verlag verlegt diese Bücher neu und trägt damit zum Erhalt selten gewordener Literatur und historischem Wissen auch für die Zukunft bei.

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Download Much Ado about English: Up and Down the Bizarre Byways of a by Richard Watson Todd PDF

By Richard Watson Todd

English is the realm language-it is utilized in 100 and fifteen international locations, and round 70% of webpages are in English. yet English is additionally complicated and unpredictable. Its giant diversity and wealth of quirks make it attention-grabbing and magnificent to local audio system and rookies alike. Richard Watson Todd's a lot Ado approximately English: Up and Down the unusual Byways of a desirable Language takes readers on an pleasing trip during the peculiarities, illogicalities and sheer allure of the English language, wandering down the language's idiosyncratic and incredible byways. Richard Watson Todd considers every little thing from erratic spelling to unforeseen makes use of, the place phrases have come from and the way they've got replaced, and the myriad methods we use this versatile tongue. From onomatopeia to cliches, politically right language to Cockney rhyming slang, metaphors and oxymorons, here's a light-hearted and interesting view of a mom tongue.

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Download Tibetan Tantric Manuscripts from Dunhuang (Brill's Tibetan by Jacob Dalton, Sam van Schaik PDF

By Jacob Dalton, Sam van Schaik

This seriously listed descriptive catalogue presents an essential doorway into the Tibetan Dunhuang collections. Its book provides to make attainable many extra experiences of those long-neglected treasures, specific these in terms of the esoteric traditions of tantric Buddhism.

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Download The Coptic Encyclopedia Vol. 1 (A) by Aziz S. Atiya PDF

By Aziz S. Atiya

This can be first quantity (of seven) of the definitive scholarly reference paintings on Coptic Orthodox Christianity, and comprises all articles for the letter "A." The nation-state lined is present-day Egypt, Nubia (roughly modern day
Sudan), and Ethiopia. matters contain concerns theological, liturgical, ascetical, ecclesiological, historic, biographical, hagiographical, creative, and architectural.
It is the paintings of a global workforce of wonderful students (both Copts and others), headed by way of Professor Aziz Atiya from the collage of Alexandria (Egypt). It used to be funded by means of Coptic Pope Shenouda III, the Rockefeller origin, the nationwide Endowment for the arts, and others. The large-format volumes have reliable library bindings, and contain monochrome illustrations. the canopy is brown with gold lettering and comprises an embossed Coptic go layout.

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