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Arguably ebook ISBN: 0857892576
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
Author: Christopher Hitchens
Number of Pages: 300 
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'As soon as we abandon our own reason', wrote Bertrand Russell, 'and are content to rely upon authority, there is no end to our troubles.' For over forty years, Christopher Hitchens has proclaimed truth where others have spun falsehood and written, with passionate commitment, on matters that others fear to broach. This volume of essays encompasses Hitchens' writing over the past decade on politics, literature and religion. In Arguably Hitchens explores a wide range of cultural and political issues, past and present. His fresh perceptions of figures as diverse as Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Rebecca West and Philip Larkin are matched in brilliance by his acerbic discussions and intrepid observations, gathered over a lifetime of travelling and reporting from destinations such as Iran, China and Pakistan. Hitchens' life has above all else been one of defiance and wit, courage and humility: in an age of digital punditry and twenty-four hour hucksterism, he has been a voice of reason amid the clamour, making an indelible mark on politics and literature on both sides of the Atlantic. Arguably is the indispensible companion to the Anglosphere's pre-eminent political writer.

Betoota's Australia

Betoota's Australia ebook ISBN: 1460708962
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
Author: The Betoota Advocate
Number of Pages: 192 
File: betoota-s-australia.pdf
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A relatively comprehensive guide to the Great Southern Land by arguably Australia’s oldest newspaper. Now in its 11th edition, this full-colour guide to contemporary Australia has been touted as the most comprehensive insight into the lucky country since Microsoft's Encarta. Initially written for those venturing for the first time beyond Betoota's city limits, Betoota's Australia has become the go-to bible for anyone looking to uncover the real Australia behind the headlines. The places, the people, the politics, the language, the sport and much more are here perfectly articulated by what is arguably our country's oldest newspaper, The Betoota Advocate, which can boast more readers than The Australian. It's the type of quality publication we've come to expect from a news organ never hamstrung by editorial standards, and features pictures, profiles and fairly up-to-date maps, as well as some frankly incredible facts and stats. Compiled by the paper's editors -- former News of the World deputy editor Errol Parker and the home-grown Clancy Overell -- Betoota's Australia brings the Great Southern Land to life. PRAISE FOR THE BETOOTA ADVOCATE ‘It reigns supreme as the global purveyor of eternal truth.’- Hon. Barnaby Joyce ‘Nothing finer has ever come out of Betoota.’- Hon. Anthony Albanese ‘Betoota is not just a place, it’s a state of mind.’ - Hon. Bob Katter

Cute Animals Alphabet

Cute Animals Alphabet ebook ISBN:
Author: Hamida Dida
Number of Pages: 32 
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cute animals alphabet, Arguably the most entertaining alphabet book ever written ABC Beginner Books

We Have to Face the Reality of Climate Change. It Is Arguably the Biggest Threat We Are Facing Today. -William Hague

We Have to Face the Reality of Climate Change. It Is Arguably the Biggest Threat We Are Facing Today. -William Hague ebook ISBN:
Author: Quotes Design
Number of Pages: 120 
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The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture

The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture ebook ISBN: 0262515792
Publisher: MIT Press
Author: Pier Vittorio Aureli
Number of Pages: 251 
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"What at first glance appears to be a book of architectural history is in fact a radical attack on theory, sweeping away the foundations of current thought in its wake. Aureli's work stands against the forces of an unlimited urbanization, proposing an idea of absolute architecture as a confrontation with the forces of global capital. A must read for those passionate about architecture and its future." Peter Eisenman.

Being There

Being There ebook ISBN: 9780473299941
Author: Hugh Anderson
Number of Pages: 372 
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"From humble origins as a lonely boy on the family farm in New Zealand to the heights of world domination, he explains in his own words the motivation, race strategies, psychology of winning, heartache and triumph that helped him deliver Suzuki its first major Grand Prix successes in the 1960's ... Hugh Anderson's career continued for decades after winning four World Championships, with motocross and then classic racing"--Page 3.

Indefinites and the Type of Sets

Indefinites and the Type of Sets ebook ISBN: 0470759305
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Author: Fred Landman
Number of Pages: 304 
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Indefinites and the Type of Sets explores a new theory of indefinite noun phrase interpretation and definiteness effects. Provides an introduction to aspects of the semantics of noun phrases, as well as comparing alternate theories. Explores a new theory of indefinite noun phrase interpretation and definiteness effects. Written accessibly by one of the world’s most prominent formal semanticists. Useful for students and scholars in formal semantics as well as the neighboring fields of syntax, pragmatics, and the philosophy of language.

Q & A Revision Guide Evidence 2013 and 2014

Q & A Revision Guide Evidence 2013 and 2014 ebook ISBN: 0199661952
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: Maureen Spencer,John Spencer
Number of Pages: 288 
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Q&A Evidence offers a lifeline to students revising for exams. It provides clear guidance from experienced examiners on how best to tackle exam questions, and gives students the opportunity to practise their exam technique and assess their progress.


Informers ebook ISBN: 1134032625
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Roger Billingsley,Teresa Nemitz,Philip Bean
Number of Pages: 192 
File: informers.pdf
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The police rely heavily on paid and unpaid informers: without them clear-up rates would plummet, and many crimes would remain undetected. Yet little is known about the informer system and how it works, for example: who are these informers? how are they recruited? how are they handled? who handles them? what sort of information do they provide? Recent high profile cases have drawn attention to the use of informers, there has been a growing debate about the subject, and many feel that stricter controls are needed - but how is this to be achieved without undermining the effectiveness of the system? This is the first book of its kind on informers in Britain, providing an invaluable source of information and analysis from key authorities in the field.

Perspectives on World War I Poetry

Perspectives on World War I Poetry ebook ISBN: 1472510410
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Robert C. Evans
Number of Pages: 240 
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Introducing students to the full range of critical approachesto the poetry of the period, Perspectives on World War I Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the extraordinary variety of international poetic responses to the Great War of 1914-18. Each chapter covers one or more major poets, and guides the reader through close readings of poems from a full range of theoretical perspectives, including: • Classical • Formalist • Psychoanalytic • Marxist • Structuralist • Reader-response • New Historicist • Feminist Including the full text of each poem discussed and poetry from British, North American and Commonwealth writers, the book explores the work of such poets as: Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, Alys Fane Trotter, Eva Dobell, Charlotte Mew, John McCrae, Edward Thomas, Eleanor Farjeon, Margaret Sackville, Sara Teasdale, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, Teresa Hooley, Isaac Rosenberg, Leon Gellert, Marian Allen, Vera Brittain, Margaret Postgate Cole, Wilfred Owen, E.E. Cummings and David Jones.

The EU's Role in Global Governance

The EU's Role in Global Governance ebook ISBN: 0191634735
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Author: Bart Van Vooren,Steven Blockmans,Jan Wouters
Number of Pages: 384 
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For years the European Union has been looked on as a potential model for cosmopolitan governance, and enjoyed considerable influence on the global stage. The EU has a uniquely strong and legally binding mission statement to pursue international relations on a multilateral basis, founded on the progressive development of international law. The political vision was for the EU to export its values of the rule of law and sophisticated governance mechanisms to the international sphere. Globalization and the financial crisis have starkly illustrated the limits of this vision, and the EU's dependence on global forces partially beyond the control of traditional provinces of law. This book takes stock of the EU's role in global governance. It asks: to what extent can and does the EU shape and influence the on-going re-ordering of legal processes, principles, and institutions of global governance, in line with its optimistic mission statement? With this ambitious remit it covers the legal-institutional and substantive aspects of global security, trade, environmental, financial, and social governance. Across these topics 23 contributors have taken the central question of the extent of the EU's influence on global governance, providing a broad view across the key areas as well as a detailed analysis of each. Through comparison and direct engagement with each other, the different chapters provide a distinctive contribution to legal scholarship on global governance, from a European perspective.

Philosophical Truth

Philosophical Truth ebook ISBN: 1446111733
Publisher: Centretruths Digital Media
Author: John O'Loughlin
Number of Pages: 144 
File: philosophical-truth.pdf
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As implied by the 'T' of the title, this book utilizes a number of T-shaped diagrammatic structures to illustrate a framework which derives from the basic Elements and continues to necessitate recourse to an approach to philosophy which is anything but trinitarian or tripartite in character, but wholly committed, on the contrary, to understanding life in terms of quadruplicities. Thus 'Philosophical Truth' is certainly more truthful than most philosophical systems have ever been, and a whole lot more ideologically committed, to boot.

The Chinese Communist Party in Reform

The Chinese Communist Party in Reform ebook ISBN: 1134188978
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard,Zheng Yongnian
Number of Pages: 270 
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Contrary to the expectations of many people, China's recent economic growth has not led to the collapse of the Chinese Communist Party. In fact, the Party has recently carried out a peaceful and orderly transition to the so-called fourth generation of leadership, has revitalised itself, and created a new, younger and better trained cadre corps. Despite this successful transformation, there continue to be many problems that the Party will need to overcome if it is to remain in power, including pressures for democratization in both urban and rural areas, widespread corruption, the emergence of new social groups, and increasing dissatisfaction among workers who seem to be losing out in the present transition process. The Chinese Communist Party in Reform explores the current state of the Chinese Communist Party and the many challenges that it faces. It considers the dynamics of development in China, the Party organization, recruitment and management, and the Party's role in society more widely. It concludes by examining the prospects for the future of the Party, including whether it will continue to be able to accommodate socio-economic changes within China and pressures from abroad, and the likely nature of its evolution. Overall, this book provides a comprehensive assessment of the internal dynamics of the Chinese Communist Party and its role in Chinese society.

Labor Cases

Labor Cases ebook ISBN:
Author: N.A
Number of Pages: N.A 
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A full-text reporter of decisions rendered by federal and state courts throughout the United States on federal and state labor problems, with case table and topical index.

International Terrorism

International Terrorism ebook ISBN: 1437927238
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Author: Raphael F. Perl
Number of Pages: 32 
File: international-terrorism.pdf
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Examines international terrorist actions, threats, U.S. policies and responses as of 2007. Contents: (1) The War on Terrorism; (2) The Threat of Terrorism; (3) Trends in Terrorism; (4) U.S. Policy Response; (5) U.S. Policy Tools to Combat Internat. Terrorism: Diplomacy/Constructive Engagement; Public Diplomacy; Econ. Sanctions; Econ. Inducements; Covert Action; Extradition/Law Enforcement Cooperation; Rewards for Info. Program; Military Force; International Conventions; Other Potential Policy Tools; An Internat. Court for Terrorism; Media Self-Restraint; (6) Policy Reform and the 9/11 Comm. Recommend.; (7) U.S. Interagency Coordination Framework and Selected Programs; (8) Program Enhancement Issues and Options: Allocation of Resources.

The Gun and the Pen

The Gun and the Pen ebook ISBN: 0199313989
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: Keith Gandal
Number of Pages: 288 
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Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner stand as the American voice of the Great War. But was it warfare that drove them to write? Not according to Keith Gandal, who argues that the authors' famous postwar novels were motivated not by their experiences of the horrors of war but rather by their failure to have those experiences. These 'quintessential' male American novelists of the 1920s were all, for different reasons, deemed unsuitable as candidates for full military service or command. As a result, Gandal contends, they felt themselves emasculated--not, as the usual story goes, due to their encounters with trench warfare, but because they got nowhere near the real action. Bringing to light previously unexamined Army records, including new information about the intelligence tests, The Gun and the Pen demonstrates that the authors' frustrated military ambitions took place in the forgotten context of the unprecedented U.S. mobilization for the Great War, a radical effort to transform the Army into a meritocratic institution, indifferent to ethnic and class difference (though not to racial difference). For these Lost Generation writers, the humiliating failure vis-?-vis the Army meant an embarrassment before women and an inability to compete successfully in a rising social order, against a new set of people. The Gun and the Pen restores these seminal novels to their proper historical context and offers a major revision of our understanding of America's postwar literature.