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A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens - 1993 - Fiction - Limited preview
During the French Revolution, a young Englishman gives up his life to save the husband of the woman he loves
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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Max Weber, Talcott Parsons - 2003 - History - Limited preview
The Protestant ethic — a moral code stressing hard work, rigorous self-discipline, and the organization of one's life in the service of God — was made famous by sociologist and political economist Max Weber. In this brilliant study (his best ...
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The Periodic Table

Primo Levi - 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) The Periodic Table is largely a memoir of the years before and after Primo Levi’s transportation from his native Italy to Auschwitz as an anti-Facist partisan and a Jew. It recounts, in clear, precise, unfailingly ...
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Night Soldiers

Alan Furst - 1988 - Fiction - No preview available
Bulgaria, 1934. A young man is murdered by the local fascists. His brother, Khristo Stoianev, is recruited into the NKVD, the Soviet secret intelligence service, and sent to Spain to serve in its civil war. Warned that he is about to become a ...
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The medium is the massage: an inventory of effects

Marshall McLuhan, Quentin Fiore - 1967 - Art - Snippet view
First published in 1967, this text is now more relevant than ever, ascLuhan's foresights about the impact of new media is actualized atnprecedented speeds via the Internet. It portrays technologies as anxtension of man, illustrating how our ...
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Black Hawk down: a story of modern war

Mark Bowden - 2000 - History - Snippet view
Black Hawk Down drops you into a crowded marketplace in the heart of Mogadishu, Somalia with the U.S. Special Forces - and puts you in the middle of the most intense firefight American soldiers have fought since the Vietnam War.
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The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood

Sy Montgomery - 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
An ardent nature lover and author of Journey of the Pink Dolphins describes her unique friendship with a pig named Christopher Hogwood, a once sickly piglet who helped her develop a new relationship with neighbors in her small-town community that ...
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Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy

Bertrand Russell - 1993 - Mathematics - Limited preview
In the words of Bertrand Russell, "Because language is misleading, as well as because it is diffuse and inexact when applied to logic (for which it was never intended), logical symbolism is absolutely necessary to any exact or thorough treatment ...
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The Open Society and Its Enemies: The spell of Plato, Volume 1

Karl Raimund Popper - 2003 - Philosophy - No preview available
Written in political exile during the Second World War and first published in 1945, Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemiesis one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. Hailed by Bertrand Russell as a 'vigorous and ...
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