Author: Helen Donohoe
Publisher: Creative Co
ISBN: 9781596040700
Size: 73.57 MB
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Explains what terrorism is, different causes of terrorism, its effects on the global community, and the importance of the fight against it.


Author: Ernest Hartmann
Publisher: CIRCC EverPress
ISBN: 0983071802
Size: 55.36 MB
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Twenty years ago, noted psychiatrist and dream researcher, Ernest Hartmann, developed the concept of 'boundaries' as a dimension of personality. With his new book, Boundaries: A New Way to Look at the World, Hartmann extends the boundaries concept beyond the individual and into the world at large. How do boundaries affect our dreams, and is there a biological connection? What happens to boundaries when countries or individuals are threatened? Can boundaries help us understand terrorism, world peace or international relations? What about art, science, philosophy and religion - can boundaries affect them as well? Hartmann addresses each topic in accessible language, one chapter at a time, in a book that broadens our understanding of the outside world while deepening our understanding of ourselves. 213 pages. Index, references.


Author: Ruth Wilson
Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
ISBN: 9781596040717
Size: 55.41 MB
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Examines immigration, including the reasons behind it, its effects on the global community, causes, its history, and the laws governing it.

How To Look At The World

Author: Sirshree
Size: 22.79 MB
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The Other side of the Magic show of Life This world is a magic show! In this show, certain truths can only be understood through pure repeated observation. Aworldly drama is going on which you witness every day.The events happening in our daily lives are part of the drama going on in the world. When we learn the art of witnessing this drama from the background of the stage,we learn towitness life from the other side of thoughts. What is this other aspect? How does it change your perspective? The practice of meditation teaches you to see the world from a different point of view––a perspective of totality. This transcript is a rendering from Sirshree’s discourse which explains this aspect of meditation with the help of an effective analogy. It expounds some ways to see from the other perspective, a point of view from where you usually do not see the world.

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Author: Adrian Cooper
ISBN: 9780749670122
Size: 71.27 MB
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Each title in the 'World Issues' series promotes greater understanding of global issues and encourages readers to make their own decision, to voice their opinion and to discuss issues with others.

Killer Stuff And Tons Of Money

Author: Maureen Stanton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101516058
Size: 21.80 MB
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One dealer's journey from the populist mayhem of flea markets to the rarefied realm of auctions reveals the rich, often outrageous subculture of antiques and collectibles. Millions of Americans are drawn to antiques and flea-market culture, whether as participants or as viewers of the perennially popular Antiques Roadshow or the recent hit American Pickers. This world has the air of a lottery: a $20 purchase might net you four, five, or six figures. Master dealer Curt Avery, the unlikely star of Killer Stuff and Tons of Money, plays that lottery every day, and he wins it more than most. Occasionally he gets lucky, but more often, he draws on a deep knowledge of America's past and the odd, fascinating, and beautiful objects that have survived it. Week in, week out, Avery trawls the flea and antiques circuit-buying, selling, and advising other dealers in his many areas of expertise, from furniture to glass to stoneware, and more. On the surface, he's an improbable candidate for an antiques dealer. He wrestled in high school and still retains the pugilistic build; he is gruff, funny, and profane; he favors shorts and sneakers, even in November; and he is remarkably generous toward both competitors and customers who want a break. But as he struggles for a spot in a high-end Boston show, he must step up his game and, perhaps more challenging, fit in with a white-shoe crowd. Through his ascent, we see the flea-osphere for what it truly is-less a lottery than a contact sport with few rules and many pitfalls. This rich and sometimes hilarious subculture rewards peculiar interests and outright obsessions-one dealer specializes in shrunken heads; another wants all the postal memorabilia he can get. So Avery must be a guerrilla historian and use his hard-earned knowledge of America's past to live by and off his wits. Only the smartest survive in one of America's most ruthless meritocracies. Killer Stuff and Tons of Money is many things: an insider's look at a subculture replete with arcane traditions and high drama, an inspiring account of a self-made man making his way in a cutthroat field, a treasure trove of tips for those who seek out old things themselves, and a thoroughly fresh, vibrant view of history as blood sport.

Through My Eyes As A Poet

Author: Bill Gulden
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595351964
Size: 56.96 MB
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Through My Eyes As A Poet encompasses the real life accounts and experiences as well as people close to the Author Bill Gulden. These accounts span from the author's childhood to this present day. The author brings you face to face with the war in Iraq and what our troops over in that country are faced with. Learn how to improve relationships and make the best out of what is handed to you in this life. "The only one that can change my situation in life is me." Travel back to Biblical times and take the trip with Noah. Big Brother is not just a story; learn what we are doing to make this come about. In Through My Eyes As A Poet learn how New York City is the most exciting place traveled. "They brighten up Central Park like a glistening gem." New Jersey, learn what the Garden State has within "A Stress Test". Through My Eyes As A Poet learn how Christmas has made an impact on the author's life as well as the lives of people in the world. Learn how "Teamwork" works and remember there is no "I" in team!


Author: Sam Droege
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1627886966
Size: 63.80 MB
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While we eat, work, and sleep, bees are busy around the world. More than 20,000 species are in constant motion! They pollinate plants of all types and keep our natural world intact. In Bees, you'll find a new way to appreciate these tiny wonders. Sam Droege and Laurence Packer present more than 100 of the most eye-catching bees from around the world as you've never seen them: up-close and with stunning detail. You'll stare into alien-like faces. You'll get lost in mesmerizing colors and patterns, patches and stripes of arresting yellow or blue. Whether you linger on your first close look at the Western Domesticated Honey Bee or excitedly flip straight to the rare Dinagapostemon sicheli, there's no doubt you'll be blown away by the beauty of bees.