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"Strangers in the South Seas. The Idea of the Pacific in Western Thought" by Richard Lansdown

"Strangers in the South Seas. The Idea of the Pacific in Western Thought" by Richard Lansdown
University of Hawaii Press | 2006 | ISBN: 0824829026 | 449 pages | PDF | 5 Mb

This book includes generous excerpts from the work of explorers, soldiers, naturalists, anthropologists, artists, and writers—some famous, some obscure. It shows how "the Great South Sea" has been an irreplaceable "distant mirror" of the West and its intellectual obsessions since the Renaissance.

Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by solncevorot85 at April 30, 2009
Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA | ISBN: 0199546916 | edition 2008 | PDF | 336 pages | 1.22 mb

Richard II (1377-99) has long suffered from an unusually unmanly reputation. Over the centuries, he has been habitually associated with lavish courtly expenditure, absolutist ideas, Francophile tendencies, and a love of peace, all of which have been linked to the king's physical effeminacy. Even sympathetic accounts have essentially…

Richard Mabey - Il più grande spettacolo del mondo. Botanica e immaginazione  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Karabas91 at Oct. 18, 2017
Richard Mabey - Il più grande spettacolo del mondo. Botanica e immaginazione

Richard Mabey - Il più grande spettacolo del mondo. Botanica e immaginazione
Italian | 2016 | 275 pages | ISBN: 8868335484 | EPUB | 4,2 MB

Cos'hanno in comune i possenti alberi millenari con i delicati fiori di campo, le conturbanti orchidee con il mais o il cotone che utilizziamo ogni giorno? Giganti dei boschi come il tasso e la quercia sono così densi di significati culturali e religiosi da racchiudere nei loro anelli "una genealogia spirituale" che ha più a che fare con la decifrazione di un simbolo che non con un quesito strettamente botanico. Altri protagonisti del mondo vegetale come cotone e mais intrecciano mito ed economia, mentre felci e ninfee parlano della bizzarria dei gusti e delle mode, fino al caso emblematico dell'orchidea, sintesi di fascino, esotismo e pruderie vittoriana, incarnazione floreale del prepotente colonialismo britannico
The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality [Audiobook]

Paul Halpern, Brian Troxell (Narrator), "The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality"
ASIN: B07689PM92, ISBN: 1478991585 | 2017 | MP3@64 kbps | ~10:44:00 | 305 MB

Death before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Oct. 17, 2017
Death before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective (Repost)

Robert Woods, "Death before Birth: Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective"
2009 | pages: 313 | ISBN: 0199542759 | PDF | 5,3 mb

Richard Condon - La gloria dei Prizzi  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Karabas91 at Oct. 16, 2017
Richard Condon - La gloria dei Prizzi

Richard Condon - La gloria dei Prizzi
Italian | 1990 | 294 pages | ISBN: 880433116X | EPUB | 0,2 MB

Don Corrado Prizzi, vecchio "padrino" della mafia americana, ha un ultimo desiderio. Affidare ad altri gli affari illeciti e acquisire onorabilità e rispettabilità attraverso la carriera politica. Lo aiuterà nell'intento l'astuta nipote Maerose, fidanzata di Charley Partanna, il vendicatore di fiducia della "famiglia".
Functional-Historical Approaches to Explanation: In honor of Scott DeLancey (repost)

Functional-Historical Approaches to Explanation: In honor of Scott DeLancey (Typological Studies in Language, Book 103) by Tim Thornes, Erik Andvik, Gwendolyn Hyslop and Joana Jansen
English | 2013 | ISBN: 9027206848 | 312 pages | PDF | 2,7 MB

UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Oct. 14, 2017
UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry

UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry by Michael Swords and Robert Powell
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1933665580, 1938398157 | 594 pages | PDF | 69,2 MB

Richard Wistreich & Robin Jeffrey - Vittoria, Vittoria (2017)  Music

Posted by Pisulik at Oct. 13, 2017
Richard Wistreich & Robin Jeffrey - Vittoria, Vittoria (2017)

Richard Wistreich & Robin Jeffrey - Vittoria, Vittoria (2017)
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 00:53:25 | 126 MB
Label: Claudio Records

Bass Richard Wistreich and lutenist Robin Jeffrey present Vittoria, Vittoria, a collection which brings together songs from 17th-century Italy and England. Presenting works by Purcell, Dowland, Frescobaldi, Marini and more, Wistreich and Jeffrey sensitively bring these songs to life, with their lively sound augmented in several of the performances by the contributions of organist Celia Harper and lirone player Erin Headley.
Memory Politics, Identity and Conflict: Historical Memory as a Variable (Memory Politics and Transitional Justice)

Memory Politics, Identity and Conflict: Historical Memory as a Variable (Memory Politics and Transitional Justice) by Zheng Wang
English | 1 Nov. 2017 | ISBN: 3319626205 | 103 Pages | PDF | 1.44 MB