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DHAXAL-REEB By Boobe Yuusuf
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Dhaxal-reeb Labaad is the second in a series of Volumes named Dhaxal-reeb of which the first was printed in 2007. It is a collection of newspaper articles written by Boobe Y. Dualeh giving the... More > readership an enchanting comprehension. The articles span a wide array of interests from, the classical literature of yester-years and the Somaliland politics. The book exhibits legendary Somalis who have shaped the past with their unique characters, intellects and unputdownable lyrics. The variety in style and subject is enormous, but these articles have one point in common–the enduring quality of the writing, which places them among the masterpieces of the Somali history text. The writer also exceptionally jogs your memory to his long- armed struggle against Said Barre’s regime in Somalia of which the youth of today will find uniquely appealing.< Less
در حضرت راز وطن By رضا فرخ فال
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In this monograph, the author has offered a reading of the main trends in classic (canonical) and modern Persian literature demonstrating the deep indigenous roots of “... More > Iranianity”- the Iranian national identity. He argues that, “Iranianity” was not invented in the context of the so-called “colonial modernization” of a peripheral country. Rather, Iranian national identity existed as a remembrance in the Persian literary tradition long before the formation of the modern nation-state of Iran in the early twentieth century. In reading the Persian literary texts, he has applied a post-structural literary theoretical framework, inspired by Michail Bakhtin, Roland Barthes, Julia Kristeva, Jacques Derrida, along with the writings of theorists such as Ernest Renan, Benedict Anderson and Étienne Balibar, to redefine Iran as a nation through history.< Less
Monsieur de Talleyrand [French] By Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
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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: Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (French: [sɛ̃t... More > bœv]; 23 December 1804, in Boulogne-sur-Mer – 13 October 1869, in Paris) was a literary critic of French literature.He was born in Boulogne, educated there, and studied medicine at the Collège Charlemagne in Paris (1824–27). In 1828, he served in the St Louis Hospital. Beginning in 1824, he contributed literary articles, the Premier lundis of his collected Works, to the newspaper Globe, and in 1827 he came, by a review of Victor Hugo's Odes et Ballades, into close association with Hugo and the Cénacle, the literary circle that strove to define the ideas of the rising Romanticism and struggle against classical formalism. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Augustin_Sainte-Beuve< 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: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Spencer< Less
De Arte Gymnastica By Hieronymus Mercurialis
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Published in 1569, De arte gymnastica, was written by Geronimo Mercuriali (Hieronymus Mercurialis, 1530-1606). Several reissues were published including one in 1672 in Amsterdam by Frisuis with a... More > title page made by artist Romeyn de Hooghe. Geronimo Mercuriali was an Italian philologist and physician. In Rome in Italy he was very well connected and had free access to many libraries where he studied the classical and medical literature of the Grecians and Romans. He translated many Crecian books. He taught as a professor at the university in Padua. In his book De arte gymnastica he divided exercise into three groups: regular exercise which includes medical use, military exercise and athletic exercise. He describes many forms of exercise like dancing, ball games, walking, running, jumping, discus exercise, dumbbell exercise, throwing, singing, riding, swimming, wrestling, boxing and even fishing and hunting. Every form is described with its benefits.< Less
Tao Te Ching By Lao Zi
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The Tao Te Ching, also known by its pinyin romanization Daodejing or Dao De Jing, is a Chinese classic text traditionally credited to the 6th-century BC sage Laozi. The Tao Te Ching, along with the... More > Zhuangzi, is a fundamental text for both philosophical and religious Taoism. It also strongly influenced other schools of Chinese philosophy and religion, including Legalism, Confucianism, and Buddhism, which was largely interpreted through the use of Taoist words and concepts when it was originally introduced to China. Many Chinese artists, including poets, painters, calligraphers, and gardeners, have used the Tao Te Ching as a source of inspiration. Its influence has spread widely outside East Asia and it is among the most translated works in world literature. For more information, please visit www.tonglec.org.< Less
Anthologie Des Meilleurs Petits Contes Français (Anthology of the Best French Short Stories) By Auteurs Classiques Français
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Livre bilingue français/anglais (Bilingual French/English Book) - Première édition (First Edition) Éditeur (Editor): Nicolae Sfetcu, Traducteur (Translator): Nicolae... More > Sfetcu Développée à partir de la tradition de narration orale du Moyen Âge, le petit conte a été développé et diversifiée de sorte qu'il est maintenant difficile de la caractériser. Il ne peut pas être inclus dans un genre spécifique et diffère sensiblement selon le pays et la période historique. J'ai réuni dans cette anthologie quelques-unes des plus beaux petits contes de la littérature française classique. La première édition se poursuivra au cours des années à venir avec d'autres histoires au moins aussi belles, écrites par les auteurs français les plus célèbres. (I brought together in this anthology some of the most beautiful short stories of the classical French literature. The first edition will be continued over many years to come, with other stories at least as beautiful, written by the most famous French authors.)< Less
Aphrodite: Moeurs antiques [French] By Pierre Louys
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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: Pierre Louÿs (French: [pjɛʁ lu.i(s)], 10... More > December 1870 – 6 June 1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to "express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection." He was made first a Chevalier and then an Officer of the Légion d'honneur for his contributions to French literature.Pierre Louÿs was born Pierre Félix Louis on 10 December 1870 in Ghent, Belgium, but moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. He studied at the École Alsacienne in Paris, and there he developed a close friendship with a future Nobel Prize winner and champion of homosexual rights, André Gide. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Lou%C3%BFs< Less
Dante en Beatrice, en andere verzen [Dutch] By Frederik van Eeden
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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: Frederik Willem van Eeden (3 April 1860, Haarlem – 16 June... More > 1932, Bussum) was a late 19th-century and early 20th-century Dutch writer and psychiatrist. He was a leading member of the Tachtigers, and had top billing among the editors of De Nieuwe Gids (The New Guide) during its celebrated first few years of publication, starting in 1885.Van Eeden was the son of the Frederik Willem van Eeden (botanist) (nl), director of the Royal Tropical Institute in Haarlem. In 1880 he studied Medicine in Amsterdam, where he pursued a bohemian lifestyle and wrote poetry. Whilst living in the city, he coined the term Lucid dream in the sense of mental clarity, a term that nowadays is a classic term in the Dream literature and study, meaning dreaming while knowing that one is dreaming. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederik_van_Eeden< Less
Les Chansons De Bilitis [French] By Pierre Louys
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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: Pierre Louÿs (French: [pjɛʁ lu.i(s)], 10... More > December 1870 – 6 June 1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to "express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection." He was made first a Chevalier and then an Officer of the Légion d'honneur for his contributions to French literature.Pierre Louÿs was born Pierre Félix Louis on 10 December 1870 in Ghent, Belgium, but moved to France where he would spend the rest of his life. He studied at the École Alsacienne in Paris, and there he developed a close friendship with a future Nobel Prize winner and champion of homosexual rights, André Gide. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Lou%C3%BFs< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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