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Zhang Xuecheng Talks on Han Shu By Qingyang Liu
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Zhang Xuecheng (1738-1801) was a distinguished historian, writer and philosopher in Qing Dynasty. Zhang's most famous quotation is that "the Six Classics are all history", which means that... More > the canonical texts of Confucianism are not only to be understood as repositories of timeless wisdom, but also as records of the actions and words of the sages in response to specific historical contexts. Han Shu (The History of the Han Dynasty) is a classical Chinese history finished in AD 111, covering the history of China under the West Han from 206 BC to 25 AD. It occupies an important position in the Chinese history of historiography. Since East Han Dynasty to Qing Dynasty, lots of scholars worked on Han Shu but most of them focused on the terminology and exegesis of the famous work. Zhang can do a comprehensive study on Han Shu and he discussed the historical contributions of Han Shu in his enormous amount works. In this book the author collects Zhang’s discussions on Han Shu and gives some unique comments.< Less
Kaksi nuorta veronalaista [Finnish] By William Shakespeare
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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: William Shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/; 26... More > April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616)[nb 1] was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". [nb 2] His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 38 plays,[nb 3] 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Shakespeare< Less
La chambre obscure [French] By Hildebrand
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La Chambre obscure (English title: The Dark Room) is a 2000 French drama film directed and written by Marie-Christine Questerbert. Excerpt from:... More > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Chambre_obscure Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Nicolaas Beets (13 September 1814 – 13 March 1903) was a Dutch theologian, writer and poet. He published under the pseudonym, Hildebrand.Nicolaas Beets was born in Haarlem, the son of a pharmacist. From 1833 till 1839 he studied theology at the university of Leiden where he received his doctorate.In 1840 he became a minister at the Dutch Reformed Church in Heemstede. In the same year he married Aleida van Foreest. In 1848 he became correspondent of the Royal Institute of the Netherlands, when that became the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1851 he joined as member. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaas_Beets< Less
Romeo et Juliette Tragedie [French] By William Shakespeare
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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: William Shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/; 26... More > April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616)[nb 1] was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". [nb 2] His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 38 plays,[nb 3] 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Shakespeare< Less
Sur les traces des singes à queue et des pommes pastel By D. GOLL
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Un groupe d’ami s’est réuni pour un week-end de randonnée. Les participants à cette rencontre annuelle ne se connaissent pas vraiment, et bien qu’ayant des... More > centres d’intérêt différents, ont passé un bon moment. Dans ce livre, D.GOLL apparaît sous le nom de Killer Writer. Pour raconter cet événement où l’amitié envers et contre tout (ou contre tous) était au rendez-vous, il utilise un style inhabituel : la caricature. Réalité des faits et traits de caractère des personnages, ont été romancés. Ceux qui y ont participé se reconnaîtront sans peine ! Peut-être que ce récit donnera envie à d’autres de privilégier ces moments de partage.< Less
Routes of Enchanted La Rioja. Rutas de la Rioja Encantada. By Ángeles Rubio Gil
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About a set of routes in the valleys of the Alhama and Linares rivers, following along the lines of the legends of the writers of the 19th century, such as Bécquer or Ibo Alfaro. It is... More > enchanted also, for being the seedbed of exceptional beings, such as Eloy Alfaro who brought democracy to Ecuador, María de Agreda in the USA. (New Mexico), or the spiritual director of Santa Teresa, Baltasar Álvarez. It has a peculiar landscape, denominated Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, its border land rich in stories of kings and smugglers. Its Route of the Dinosaurs, was so named by the Nobel Prize winner Camilo José Cela, in his "Hidden Routes". A remote region of La Rioja, once the center of social life for its spas, today charms the 'star hunters': Starlight destination to get excited, learn and connect with unique experiences off the beaten track. Come lightly packed, because in this land you will find everything you will need, from canvas shoes of Cervera, to hearty dinners and glorious wine to drink everywhere.< Less
National geographic : the science of addiction By Andrew Clarke
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sign of abating. The 33,000 overdose deaths from opioids in 2015 were a also set a record. Drug overdoses are now a leading cause of death among Americans under 50—but only part of a... More > broader addiction landscape that ranges from drug and alcohol abuse to obses- sive eating, gambling, and even sex. For this month’s cover story, “The Addicted Brain,” we went in search of the “why.” Why do human beings get addicted to substances and behaviors we know will harm us? What can new research tell us about addiction and the brain? Most important: Can what we’re learning help more people recover? “Not long ago the idea of repairing the brain’s wiring to fight addiction would have seemed far-fetched,” medical writer Fran Smith reports in our story. “But advances in neuroscience have upended conventional notions about addiction — what it is, what can trigger it, and why quitting is so tough.” The very nature of addiction is being rethou Smith says: “Addiction is a disease,< Less
Russia in My Heart By Xing Xie Hao
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This book is written in Chinese. This unique travel notes is written by an active internet writer at World Travel and Customs Forum of wenxuecity.com since 2007, which is the largest world-wide... More > Chinese website outside China. The author is also the First Prize Winner of The First Travel Notes Competition in Chinese sponsored by wenxuecity.com and LuluTrip.com in 2014. His articles have been published many times on World Journal Magazine since 2014.This travel notes describes author's unbelievable self-guided tour experience in Russia in 2014. It covers Nation-wide attractions with both words and many photos with related histories, legends, religion backgrounds. An unique, concise and detailed itinerary and travel planing method is introduced and a list of comprehensive attractions and their grading is also presented. Besides, a brief but comprehensive list of historical dynasty Replacement of Russia is included. Other practical and easy to follow information and travel tips are included, too.< Less
Sprožili smo mem, ki je v jok spravil ves svet By Smetnjak
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Esej slovenskega umetniškega kolektiva Smetnjak, ki je bil prvič objavljen v katalogu skupinske razstave Večni september – Vzpon ljubiteljske kulture, je razprava o internetnih... More > memih, zlasti o tistem tipu, ki ga poznamo kot makro sliko. Makro slika – slika, prekrita z besedili v dvojni ekspoziciji, kar naj bi imelo šaljiv učinek – je že leta eden najbolj priljubljenih načinov izražanja na internetu. Zdi se, da se montaža podobe in besedila odziva pozivu Walterja Benjamina, ki v svoji knjigi o Charlesu Baudelaireju (The Writer of Modern Life) poziva k novi obliki pismenosti, ki bi delovala bolj naravno v družbi spektakla, ki je nasičena s podobami. Smetnjak se je na ta poziv odzval s poskusom prakticiranja kritične teorije v pop obliki mema, ki se pogosto – recimo temu tako – fokusira na slovenskega kulturnega zvezdnika Slavoja Žižka. V tem eseju kolektiv pojasnjuje zakaj in kako.< Less
Sprožili Smo Mem, Ki Je V Jok Spravil Ves Svet By Smetnjak
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Esej slovenskega umetniškega kolektiva Smetnjak, ki je bil prvič objavljen v katalogu skupinske razstave Večni september – Vzpon ljubiteljske kulture, je razprava o internetnih... More > memih, zlasti o tistem tipu, ki ga poznamo kot makro sliko. Makro slika – slika, prekrita z besedili v dvojni ekspoziciji, kar naj bi imelo šaljiv učinek – je že leta eden najbolj priljubljenih načinov izražanja na internetu. Zdi se, da se montaža podobe in besedila odziva pozivu Walterja Benjamina, ki v svoji knjigi o Charlesu Baudelaireju (The Writer of Modern Life) poziva k novi obliki pismenosti, ki bi delovala bolj naravno v družbi spektakla, ki je nasičena s podobami. Smetnjak se je na ta poziv odzval s poskusom prakticiranja kritične teorije v pop obliki mema, ki se pogosto – recimo temu tako – fokusira na slovenskega kulturnega zvezdnika Slavoja Žižka. V tem eseju kolektiv pojasnjuje zakaj in kako.< Less

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