This Precious Life: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Path by Khandro

By Khandro

Utilizing the conventional Tibetan Buddhist framework of the 4 Reminders—the preciousness of human beginning, the reality of impermanence, the truth of pain, and the inescapability of karma—Khandro Rinpoche explains why and the way shall we all higher use this brief lifestyles to pursue a non secular course and make the area a greater position. The publication contains contemplative workouts that inspire us to understand the large power of the human physique and brain.

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Mary Chesnut's Diary (Penguin Classics) by Mary Boykin Chesnut

By Mary Boykin Chesnut

An unrivalled account of the yankee Civil conflict from the accomplice viewpoint.

essentially the most compelling own narratives of the Civil battle, Mary Chesnut's Diary used to be written among 1861 and 1865. because the daughter of a filthy rich plantation proprietor and the spouse of an aide to the accomplice President, Jefferson Davis, Chesnut was once good accustomed to the Confederacy's famous avid gamers and-from the first actual photographs in Charleston, South Carolina-diligently recorded her impressions of the conflict's most vital moments. essentially the most usually stated memoirs of the battle, Mary Chesnut's Diary captures the urgency and nuance of the interval in an epic wealthy with remark on race, prestige, and tool inside of a kingdom divided.

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Rebel in a Dress: Cowgirls by Sylvia Branzei

By Sylvia Branzei

For the insurgent in each girl's middle, this sequence offers the achievements of striking, correct, and encouraging ladies all through historical past. via prices, narratives, photos, illustrations, and fact-filled side-bars, every one booklet tells the tale of twelve daring and brave women.

The Wild West and the rodeo aren't the single locations the place the cowgirl spirit are available. From the sharpshooting Annie Oakley to the mythical Calamity Jane, those girl cowgirls got here from all walks of existence, yet proportion an irrepressible spirit and commitment to pushing the bounds. Featured cowgirls contain Georgie Sicking (cowboy poet), Charley Parkhurst (stagecoach driver), Tillie Baldwin (rodeo cowgirl), Tad Lucas (rodeo’s First Lady), Lucille Mulhall (steer roper), Charmayne James (barrel racer), Lillian Riggs (rancher), Sally cranium (horse trader), Johanna July (horse tamer), and Mary Fields (pioneer and mail driver).

Reading point: a long time eight and up

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Hybrid Forms of Peace: From Everyday Agency to by Oliver P. Richmond

By Oliver P. Richmond

This publication examines the position of daily motion in accepting, resisting and reshaping interventions, and the original different types of peace that emerge from the interactions among neighborhood and overseas actors. construction on evaluations of liberal peace-building, it redefines severe peace and clash reviews, in response to new learn from sixteen nations.

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Madeleine L'Engle (Who Wrote That?) by Tracey Baptiste

By Tracey Baptiste

Madeleine L'Engle's lengthy writing profession begun while she wrote her first tale a couple of 'grul', or lady, at age 5. during this paintings, study extra approximately this author's existence and writing, which set the traditional for blurring the strains among fact and fable.

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Comedias y tragicomedias: Teatro Completo II by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

L. a. presente edición reúne las dieciocho comedias y tragicomedias compuestas por William Shakespeare (1564-1616). En ella se recogen las traducciones de Ángel-Luis Pujante, reconocido especialista en Shakespeare, publicadas en l. a. colección Austral, y se incluyen ocho traducciones inéditas: Los dos caballeros de Verona, Todo bien si acaba bien, Cimbelino (de Ángel-Luis Pujante), los angeles fierecilla domada, Las alegres comadres de Windsor (de Salvador Oliva), Pericles (de Salvador Oliva y Ángel-Luis Pujante), l. a. comedia de los enredos y Afanes de amor en vano (de Alfredo Michel Modenessi), junto con las traducciones de Mucho ruido por nada (de Ángel-Luis Pujante) y Los dos nobles parientes (de Salvador Oliva y Ángel-Luis Pujante), que aparecieron por primera vez en l. a. edición del Teatro selecto de William Shakespeare publicada en 2008.
El presente volumen es el segundo de los tres que reunirán el Teatro completo de Shakespeare, tras los angeles aparición del volumen de Tragedias, y que se cerrará con el de Dramas históricos.

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The propaganda of peace : the role of media and culture in by Greg McLaughlin

By Greg McLaughlin

When political rivals Ian Paisley and Martin McGuiness have been proven as First Minister and Deputy First Minister of a brand new Northern eire govt in may possibly 2007, a bankruptcy used to be closed on Northern Ireland’s bothered earlier. A dramatic realignment of politics had introduced those irreconcilable enemies together--and the media performed an important function in persuading the general public to just accept this startling swap. The Propaganda of Peace analyzes this incident and others in a much broader examine at the function of the media in clash answer and transformation. With research of genuine and fictional media kinds, The Propaganda of Peace proposes a significantly diversified theoretical and methodological method of the media’s function in reporting and representing.

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