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La maja desnuda [Spanish] By Vicente Blasco Ibanez
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The Nude Maja (Spanish: La Maja Desnuda [la ˈmaxa ðezˈnuða]) is a name given to a c. 1797-1800 oil on canvas painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya. It portrays a nude woman... More > reclining on a bed of pillows, and was probably commissioned by Manuel de Godoy, to hang in his private collection in a separate cabinet reserved for nude paintings. Goya created a pendant of the same woman identically posed, but clothed, known today as La maja vestida (The Clothed Maja); also in the Prado, it is usually hung next to La maja desnuda. The subject is identified as a maja based on her costume in La maja vestida.The painting is renowned for the straightforward and unashamed gaze of the model towards the viewer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_maja_desnuda Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Roux de Marcilly - Syndic der Conféderation du Dix Confédérés By Nikolaus Pfander
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Louis XIV, normally seen as the flawless, untouchable sun-king, was - in contrary to that image - a lifelong victim of blackmail. His reign was a constant cover-up, not only centering on the identity... More > of his illegitimate father and his two triplet-bothers, but in addition his severe opium abuse and illegal counterfeit-money-production. First victim of the legacy-cover-up was a huguenot named Roux de Marcilly, member of a secret resistance society, living in London together with Louis' two triplets, keeping them as valets. Louis fears blackmail by opposing British government members, who had been completely aware of his delicate situation, Roux was lured to neutral Swizz soil, kidnapped and forced to commit suicide by foreign secretary Lionne, who feared disclosure that he himself sold secrete state papers to Holland - via Sardan, mysterious double agent and hospitalier, who carrys the key.< Less
Roux de Marcilly - Syndic der Conféderation du Dix Confédérés By Nikolaus Pfander
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Louis XIV, normally seen as the flawless, untouchable sun-king, was - in contrary to that image - a lifelong victim of blackmail. His reign was a constant cover-up, not only centering on the identity... More > of his illegitimate father and his two triplet-bothers, but in addition his severe opium abuse and illegal counterfeit-money-production. First victim of the legacy-cover-up was a huguenot named Roux de Marcilly, member of a secret resistance society, living in London together with Louis' two triplets, keeping them as valets. Louis fears blackmail by opposing British government members, who had been completely aware of his delicate situation, Roux was lured to neutral Swizz soil, kidnapped and forced to commit suicide by foreign secretary Lionne, who feared disclosure that he himself sold secrete state papers to Holland - via Sardan, mysterious double agent and hospitalier, who carrys the key.< Less
Karate-do Kyohan, Facsimile reprint of the original 1935 edition By Gichin Funakoshi
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This identical reprint of Gichin Funakoshi’s Karate-Do Kyohan is one of the most awaited reprints of karatekas from all over the world. The book had been widely distributed through its Japanese... More > reissue during the 20th century. However, these modern editions had not been able to benefit from a revision by the author who died in 1957. Worse, the modernization of those editions had resulted in significant changes to the 1935 text. This book wants to go further, by offering in paper form, the facsimile as originally published. The project is driven by two convictions. First, that the Japanese language is no more of an obstacle than reading an ancient martial arts textbook: one can appreciate the iconography without grasping everything of the text that supports it. And then, the ultimate conviction: that, on balance, it is better to choose the original.< Less
10 Characteristics of a healthy marriage By Liliane Mouba
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You want to identify the obstacles to your development as a couple and move forward serenely? You want to improve confidence in your relationship? You want to make your couple evolve? You want to... More > get out of the impasses, the misunderstandings and the problems that negatively influence your couple? You want to build the identity of your couple? "He who finds a wife finds happiness; it is a favor from the Lord." King Solomon. This booklet will help you : - strengthen the foundations of your marriage - recognize the value of each person - set common objectives - deploy everyone's talents for your benefit - choose the company of your couple - positively impact other couples - take responsibility for your happiness - live a healthy sex life - become trusted couple friends - desire family happiness more than money< Less
Canada in Russian КАНАДА ПО-РУССКИ By Efim Nikitin & ЕФИМ НИКИТИН
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ЕФИМ НИКИТИН "КАНАДА ПО-РУССКИ".... More > Автор родился в Москве, учился в лингвистической гимназии, на экономическом факультете российского университета. Завершать образование уехал в Канаду, где живет по сей день, периодически навещая Россию. Cтепень MBA в области туризма и гостиничного бизнеса /// “Canada in Russian” by Efim Nikitin. An immigrant from Russia is describing and analyzing everyday life in Canada and Russia. The author is also comparing Canada to the USA – two different countries that unjustifiably seem identical to many Russians. //// Всю жизнь, и независимо от стран моего пребывания (СССР, Франция, Германия, Чехия, теперь вот США) Канада как была, так и остается страной моего пристального интереса. Но только из книги, предлагаемой теперь и вниманию читателя, я получил ответы, которые меня удовлетворили на уровне, так сказать, экзистенциальном. - Сергей ЮРЬЕНЕН (США)< Less
Das Sein. Die Einheit von Geist und Materie By Gottlieb Twerdy
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Das Buch erläutert, warum die Materie lebendig ist, wie sie Körper, Bewegung, Leben und Geist aus sich hervorbringt. Die Bewegung entspringt dem Lichtaustausch der Körper. Die... More > Körper erwachsen aus der Ruhe des Lichtaustausches. Das Leben beruht auf dem zweckgerichteten Stoffwechsel der Proteine in der Doppelhelix. Das Denken ist die Selektion der Zwecke in den Nervenzellen, die Vorwegnahme und entscheidende Beurteilung der Zwecke des Lebens. Die Natur erweist sich als vollständig und lückenlos, als ident mit dem Sein. Die Natur bedarf keiner Zutat oder Voraussetzung, nur ihrer Anerkennung. Die Physik wird aus ihrem methodischen Käfig gelockt und einige ihrer Rätsel werden entschlüsselt. Die Naturphilosophie wird aus dem Koma gerufen, in dem sie seit der Einstein'schen Keule darniederliegt. Dem Leben wird eine unendliche Perspektive eröffnet. Paperback, 331 Seiten.< Less
Das Sein. Die Einheit von Geist und Materie By Gottlieb Twerdy
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Das Buch erläutert, warum die Materie lebendig ist, wie sie Körper, Bewegung, Leben und Geist aus sich hervorbringt. Die Bewegung entspringt dem Lichtaustausch der Körper. Die... More > Körper erwachsen aus der Ruhe des Lichtaustausches. Das Leben beruht auf dem zweckgerichteten Stoffwechsel der Proteine in der Doppelhelix. Das Denken ist die Selektion der Zwecke in den Nervenzellen, die Vorwegnahme und entscheidende Beurteilung der Zwecke des Lebens. Die Natur erweist sich als vollständig und lückenlos, als ident mit dem Sein. Die Natur bedarf keiner Zutat oder Voraussetzung, nur ihrer Anerkennung. Die Physik wird aus ihrem methodischen Käfig gelockt und einige ihrer Rätsel werden entschlüsselt. Die Naturphilosophie wird aus dem Koma gerufen, in dem sie seit der Einstein'schen Keule darniederliegt. Dem Leben wird eine unendliche Perspektive eröffnet. Paperback, 331 Seiten.< Less
Sumisa y osadamente estratégica: La Sección Femenina y su relación con la institución católica durante la época de Francisco Franco By Isabelle Williams
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La Sección Femenina, apoyada por el dictador conservador Francisco Franco (1892-1975), es un grupo controversial de la historia española. Se discute entre académicos la meta e... More > identidad de la Sección Femenina como organización, declarando que era o sumisa o subversiva dentro de la sociedad patriarcal en la cual existía. Esta tesis explora la gran complejidad de la Sección Femenina y cómo convivía con la Iglesia Católica. The Sección Femenina (or Women's Section), supported by conservative dictator Francisco Franco (1892-1975), is a controversial group of Spanish history. Scholars discuss the goal and identity of the Sección Femenina as an organization, declaring that it was either submissive or subversive within the patriarchal society in which it existed. This thesis explores the vast complexity of the Sección Femenina and how it coexisted with the Catholic Church. Se escribe en español e inglés | Written in Spanish and English< Less
CAT '06 La nit dels somriures glaçats By Pere Meroño i Cadena
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Per a les eleccions catalanes de dimecres 1 de novembre de 2006, la bona gent de Can Vilaweb en vol fer una de ben grossa: quatre blocaires són convidats a seguir, i a donar-ne compte... More > informativament parlant, de la nit electoral des de la mateixa seu del portal, dirigit per Vicent Partal, al carrer de les Tàpies a Barcelona. Marc Roca, Xavier Mir, Saül Gordillo, i un servidor i autor d’aquestes línies, Pere Meroño, en són els escollits. “CAT ’09: La nit dels somriures glaçats” n’aplega la totalitat dels meus apunts bo i afegint-ne altres perpetrats durant aquell i els immediats dies. Val a dir que el text és, tret de minses correccions ortogràfiques, idèntic al publicat en forma de notes durant les llargues hores. Es tracta, doncs, d’un testimoni fet en viu i en primera persona de com vaig viure i veure la dita jornada.< Less

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