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Monthly Archive for November, 2015

Download The Social Meaning of Money Pin Money Paychecks Poor Relief and Other Currencies by Viviana A Zelizer – Money Isnt Neutral Currency – It Is Earmarked With Social MeaningPDF Summary:A dollar is a dollar–or so most of us believe Indeed it is part of the ideology of our time that money is a single [...]

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Download Cavafys Alexandria by Edmund Keeley – A Must If You Like CavafyPDF Summary:C P Cavafy one of the greatest modern Greek poets lived in Alexandria for all but a few of his seventy years Alexandria became for Cavafy a central poetic metaphor and eventually a myth encompassing the entire Greek world In this the [...]

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Download The Macedonian Conflict by Loring M Danforth – Great Written Piece Art With A Great Dose Of RealityPDF Summary:Greeks and Macedonians are presently engaged in an often heated dispute involving competing claims to a single identity Each group asserts that they and they alone have the right to identify themselves as Macedonians The Greek [...]

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Download Wilhelm Meisters Apprenticeship Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Goethe The Collected Works Vol 9 by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – A Fantastic Book That Never Leaves YouPDF Summary:PiWilhelm Meisters Apprenticeshipi a novel of self-realization greatly admired by the Romantics has been called the first iBildungsromani and has had a tremendous influence on the history of [...]

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Download The Japanese Theatre by Benito Ortolani – Brilliant Thorough UsefulPDF Summary:Widely recognized as the standard history of Japanese theatre for Western readers this work by Benito Ortolani is now available for the first time in paperback From ancient folk and ritual performances to modern dance theatre it provides concise summaries about each major theatrical [...]

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Download New Directions in the Philosophy of Mathematics – Philosophy Of Mathematics ReconsideredPDF Summary:The traditional debate among philosophers of mathematics is whether there is an external mathematical reality something out there to be discovered or whether mathematics is the product of the human mind This provocative book now available in a revised and expanded paperback [...]

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Download The Ecological Detective Confronting Models with Data by Marc Mangel – Great BookPDF Summary:The modern ecologist usually works in both the field and laboratory uses statistics and computers and often works with ecological concepts that are model-based if not model-driven How do we make the field and laboratory coherent How do we link models [...]

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Download The Bon Marche by Michael B Miller РA Riveting Journey Through A French Department StorePDF Summary:In this comprehensive social history of the Bon March̩ the Parisian department store that was the largest in the world before 1914 Michael Miller explores the bourgeois identities ambitions and anxieties that the new emporia so vividly dramatized [...]

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Download The Zen Monastic Experience by Robert E Buswell Jr – Great Book On Korean ZenPDF Summary:Robert Buswell a Buddhist scholar who spent five years as a Zen monk in Korea draws on personal experience in this insightful account of day-to-day Zen monastic practice In discussing the activities of the postulants the meditation monks the [...]

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Download Finding the Mean Theory and Practice in Aristotelian Political Philosophy Studies in Moral Political and Legal Philosophy by Stephen G SalkeverPDF Summary:Stephen Salkever shows that reading Aristotle is a starting point for discussing contemporary political problems in new ways that avoid the opposition between liberal individualism and republican communitarianism between the politics of rights [...]

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