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Retiro em Plum Village By Leonardo Dobbin
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A photo book of a week retreat at Plum Village, a buddhist monastery in the South of France. Plum Village is the residence of Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the best known and most respected Zen masters in... More > the world today. All money of the selling books will be given to the brazilian Sangha.< Less
Green Plums Dye-Ditch Water & The Trash Pile Road By Lathan Hudson et al.
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Co-authored by Janet Moreland and Sheryl Paige. Nostalgia reigns supreme as good times are remembered through pictures and essays, poetry and short stories - times when life was not so hectic; when... More > the days were long and the sun shone brighter; the nights were short, but sometimes not short enough; and a new adventure was waiting in the fun and secret places friends would meet with friends and share their young lives.< Less
Bold Plum: with the Guerillas in China's War against Japan By Hsiao Li Lindsay
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Hsiao Li Lindsay is a master storyteller and a historian's dream. She offers a day-by-day account of flight from Beijing [in 1941] with Japanese troops in pursuit, years with the Communist guerrillas... More > in North China, childbirth on the trail, and refuge in Yenan. Bold Plum shows us the communist movement in all its precarious local variation. Lindsay's keen eye and prodigious memory are a gift to us all. Gail Hershatter, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA./ This is a rare item. Bold Plum has all the virtues of a remarkably sharp authorial memory and a story line that ranges from tragically massacred peasant villages to living intimately with Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Lin Biao, and the whole gang. Jerome Silbergeld, Professor of Chinese Art and Film, Princeton University, USA./ I just couldn't put Bold Plum down. Her courage and the choices she had to make are amazing. Fatima Jibrell, Goldman Environmental Prize 2002./ Hsiao Li lives in Beijing, China.< Less
Bold Plum: with the Guerillas in China's War against Japan By Hsiao Li Lindsay
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Hsiao Li Lindsay is a master storyteller and a historian's dream. She offers a day-by-day account of flight from Beijing [in 1941] with Japanese troops in pursuit, years with the Communist guerrillas... More > in North China, childbirth on the trail, and refuge in Yenan. Bold Plum shows us the communist movement in all its precarious local variation. Lindsay's keen eye and prodigious memory are a gift to us all. Gail Hershatter, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA./ This is a rare item. Bold Plum has all the virtues of a remarkably sharp authorial memory and a story line that ranges from tragically massacred peasant villages to living intimately with Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Zhu De, Lin Biao, and the whole gang. Jerome Silbergeld, Professor of Chinese Art and Film, Princeton University, USA./ I just couldn't put Bold Plum down. Her courage and the choices she had to make are amazing. Fatima Jibrell, Goldman Environmental Prize 2002./ Hsiao Li lives in Beijing, China.< Less
Interdependent Liberation By Paul Baranowski
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This book is meant as a guide for newcomers to meditation groups in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. It is meant for someone who is regularly attending such a group and is interested knowing more. I... More > hope it will provide a solid introduction about what the practices are and how the group functions. The basic practices in this tradition are spread out across many books, therefore one of the reasons for this book's existence is to create one succinct volume so that a newcomer does not have to read quite so many books in order to get a good grasp of what this is all about. Table of Contents: 1) Introduction 2) Weekly Meditation Sessions 3) Introduction to Buddhism 4) Additional Meditation Techniques 5) Practice in Daily Life 6) The Development of Virtue 7) Retreats 8) Entering the Buddhist Tradition 9) Organizational Structure 10) Mindful Conflict Resolution 11) Overview of Buddhist Schools< Less
"SUCCESS TO TEMPERANCE" By Steve Cornell
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The mens toilet door in The Flying Pig bore the legend 'Abandon all hope ye who enters here'. The only hope the women had was avoiding horseflies or frostbite, sitting out in their toilet at the end... More > of the yard. Pub landlord Freddie would reluctantly serve them, but only through a tiny hatch in the snug. Women weren't allowed to drink pints and were expected to keep the noise down. Harriett Plum for one had had quite enough. If Freddie wouldn't change his ways then the newly formed Greater Crouch Temperance Society would close him down. And Harriett had another weapon up her sleeve, a sloe gin that Al Capone would have killed for. Battle lines were drawn and plans made as the Village Fete drew near. Local farmer and idiot Moses took it upon himself to save the pub but would the women care. No. Not really.< Less