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The Old Regime Police Blotter III: Duels, Assault and Domestic Violence: In Pre-Revolutionary France By Jim Chevallier
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A woman who killed three men in a sword fight; drunken musketeers assaulting passers-by; a wife whose husband brought his mistress home and beat her when she objected.... These are just some of the... More > colorful figures from eighteenth century France in this third volume in the Old Regime Police Blotter series, a collection of source books on crime and police matters in the period. From the organized, consensual violence of dueling to the random mistreatment of the vulnerable in public and in private, this collection looks at violence in its most personal form, at court, in the street, in theaters, in private homes, in the process giving vignettes of daily life in France before the Revolution. Much of this material - from the Bastille archives, from periodicals, from letters and memoirs - has never been previously translated. A treasure trove for historians, writers of period fiction and the simply curious.< Less
The Dueling Loops of the Political Powerplace: Why Progressives Are Stymied and How They Can Find Their Way Again By Jack Harich
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Contrary to popular myth, it is possible for progressives to take an analytical approach to solving difficult social problems and win. Using the sustainability problem as a running example, this book... More > demonstrates how. The same key tool Limits to Growth used, simulation modeling, is applied. However, unlike Limits to Growth this book explores the social side of the problem, rather than the technical side, to find the fundamental cause of the very strong change resistance civilization has encountered. The root cause turns out to lie in a surprisingly simple social structure called the Dueling Loops of the Political Powerplace. The book explains in layman’s terms how the Dueling Loops model works, where the intuitively attractive but low leverage point is that progressives are presently pushing on, and where the high leverage points are they must push on instead. The end result is a whole new way of thwinking. For further information on this book and project, please see thwink.org.< Less
Si el amor duele, ¿Por qué decidí amarte? By Roxta TDROS
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El amor puede ser algo hermoso, pero si amas y no eres correspondido, puede ser lo más letal. Tae Min se creía casado con el amor de su vida, sin siquiera saber que era el reemplazo de... More > alguien más. Pero no siempre se es ciego y hay un momento en que la realidad llega y puede ser más dolorosa de lo imaginado, sin embargo por masoquistas se continúa ahí, sin importar cuánto duela, y es lo que Tae Min ha estado haciendo.< Less
The Adventures of Jake Shaw:Guarding the King By Zandria Wells
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Jake has to save Arabia and perhaps the world from soduka. Will he be able to do it?
The Adventures of Jake Shaw:Guarding the King By Zandria Wells
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Jake has to save Arabia and perhaps the world from soduka. Will he be able to do it?
The Bond Of Three By Jan Ryan
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Heather Greenwood has fallen in love with a woodsprite. He's not a faerie but he certainly isn't human. There's just one problem. His twin brother.
The Bond Of Three By Jan Ryan
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Heather Greenwood has fallen in love with a woodsprite. He's not a faerie but he certainly isn't human. There's just one problem. His twin brother.
History of Duelling, in all Countries By Jared Kirby & M. Coustard de Massi
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A translation from Massi’s original French, this book provides a fascinating, humorous and easy to read history of the duel. The romantic ideas perpetuated by movies and literature can be put... More > aside as Massi goes into some unique, rare accounts of duels. Diligently transcribed and designed by Kirk Lawson, “History of Duelling” is a quick, fun and easy read.< Less
History of Duelling, in all Countries By Jared Kirby & M. Coustard de Massi
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A translation from Massi’s original French, this book provides a fascinating, humorous and easy to read history of the duel. The romantic ideas perpetuated by movies and literature can be put... More > aside as Massi goes into some unique, rare accounts of duels. Diligently transcribed and designed by Kirk Lawson, “History of Duelling” is a quick, fun and easy read.< Less
The Ball and the Cross By G.K. Chesterton
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The adventures of two men, one an atheist, the other a Catholic, who want to fight a duel over God and the Virgin Mary. The world thinks them both mad, of course, because they seem to be serious, and... More > the story ends by shutting up in a lunatic asylum all the people who are sane enough to care one way or another about their quarrel.< Less

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