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Psychologie de l'education [French] By Gustave Le Bon
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gustave Le Bon (French: [lə bɔ̃]; 7 May 1841... More > – 13 December 1931) was a French social psychologist, sociologist, anthropologist, inventor, and amateur physicist. He is best known for his 1895 work The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind. His writings incorporate theories of national traits, racial and male superiority, herd behavior and crowd psychology.Le Bon began his writing career working in the new field of anthropology. In the 1870s he invented a pocket cephalometer, or as he called it, a "Compass of Coordinates", which was an instrument that allowed one to quickly measure the head's various angles, diameters, and profiles. In effect, the instrument was able to reproduce the measurements of any 3-D solid figure. Excerpt from:< Less
Les bases de la morale evolutionniste [French] By Herbert Spencer
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 – 8 December 1903) was an... More > English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era.Spencer developed an all-embracing conception of evolution as the progressive development of the physical world, biological organisms, the human mind, and human culture and societies. He was "an enthusiastic exponent of evolution" and even "wrote about evolution before Darwin did." As a polymath, he contributed to a wide range of subjects, including ethics, religion, anthropology, economics, political theory, philosophy, literature, astronomy, biology, sociology, and psychology. During his lifetime he achieved tremendous authority, mainly in English-speaking academia. Excerpt from:< Less
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Cairo 1935. The French, as the locals called her, finished all the necessary preparations for the ritual around the little Pyramid. That was the only way for the countdown to start, exactly as it was... More > determined by this peculiar small initiatory group she had joined years ago. Los Angeles, 1956. Paul, an astronomy professor, will attend the New Year's Eve party. There, he will meet the mysterious woman that will lead him into the biggest adventure of his life. Paris, 1920. Femon, an anthropology student, will find herself participating in a séance where occult scripts are read. During this reading, she will fall into a strange state of hypnosis and begin to speak in an unknown ancient dialect. People that are not associated with each other will join forces in an agonizing battle against time. What is connecting them and what answers lie in their past? When the past meets the future, only then time will stop counting, and the truth will come to light…. in the crack of time.< Less
简述维吾尔族身份中的历史属性和地理属性 ——及其与突厥身份和土耳其身份的本质性区别 By 传航 单
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This is the Chinese version of the booklet published in English in November, 2018. This is a slightly modified excerpt from chapters one and two of my PhD thesis: The Historical Uyghur Identity and... More > its Attributes from Kocho Civilization and East-Syriac Christianity, submitted on July 31, 2018 in the English version. Adopting a historical anthropology framework, through an approach of history discipline coupled with religious studies, engaging carefully in textual analysis of the original historical records, the thesis uses what I have made the five-dimensional attributes system of geography, history, ethnicity, religion and civilization for constructing an identity narrative to explore the historical changes and transformation of the Uyghur ethnic identity, with the hope of offering to the Uyghurs who live in Xinjiang, China an alternative narrative of their identity. The Uyghurs are not, as people have long believed, Turks or Turki.< Less
Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky and the Subgenre of "Antihero’s Confession" in Russian Literature of the Second Half of the 19th – 20th Century By Natalia Zhivolupova
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The monograph is devoted to the study of architectonics, poetics and artistic functioning of the special phenomenon in Russian literature indicated in the monograph as the subgenre of antihero's... More > confession. The first model, which became a productive model for the literary process of the second half of the 19th - 20th century became "Notes from Underground" by F. Dostoyevsky, the "genre shell" that has been reproduced over a hundred-odd years (the conventional time border of the studied texts is 1864 - 1979). The book reveals the nature of this phenomenon, determines aspects of the internal form of the subgenre (related to the specific features of otherness, body, perceiving consciousness), sets the background (artistic anthropology, a critical state of cultural awareness), the laws of poetics of the studied works. The author defines the aesthetic and semantic parameters of the subgenre emergence which provides insights into the mechanism of the subgenre formation.< Less
June By Katya Degrieck
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Anthropologe, fotografe, vliegtuigpiloot, schrijfster en later professor, June Lyndon werd geboren in een wereld van privilege en rijkdom maar verlaat alle comfort om op zoek te gaan naar de uitleg... More > van de band tussen moeder en kind. Haar onconventioneel verhaal begint in 1925 wanneer ze achttien is en te jong huwt. Ze leidt een turbulent liefdesleven, overleeft de gevaren van verre reizen en belandt in een academische wereld die niet klaar was voor haar progressieve ideeën. Haar verhaal en werk, haar reizen en relaties geven een overzicht van de theorieën in psychologie, antropologie of biologie,... rond moederschap geformuleerd in de 20ste eeuw. De wijze waarop grootmoeders en moeders opvoedden, was nog nooit zo verschillend en de 'ideale' opvoeding nam een andere vorm aan bij elke wetenschappelijke ontdekking. De belangrijke gedachtenstromingen worden hier samengevat en laten toe elk nieuw dogma met betrekking tot de ideale opvoedingswijze, in vraag te stellen.< Less

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