Author: Ferdinand A. Ossendowski
Publisher: Edizioni Mediterranee
Keywords: dei, uomini, bestie
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 8827208062
ISBN-13: 9788827208069

Il libro è un'opera dai molteplici aspetti: è un libro di viaggi; è una testimonianza del genocidio comunista dalle sue origini alle ultime lotte antibolsceviche condotte nel 1920-1921 agli estremi confini dello sterminato impero russo, in Mongolia; è la biografia di un personaggio ignorato e inquitante come il barone generale Ungern; è la rivelazione in Occidente del "mistero dei misteri": il "Re del Mondo". Avventura, politica, guerra, misticismo; battaglie fra mongoli, russi e cinesi; gli intrighi politici di tre diplomazie; la figura allucinata del barone Ungern; il mistero dell'Agart

Author: Paul G. Bahn
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: ice, journey
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0520213068
ISBN-13: 9780520213067

Some of the oldest art in the world is the subject of this riveting and beautiful book. Paul Bahn and Jean Vertut explore carved objects and wall art discoveries from the Ice Age, covering the period from 300,000 B.P. to 10,000 B.P., and their collaboration marks a signal event for archaeologists and lay readers alike.Utilizing the most modern analytical techniques in archaeology, Bahn presents new accounts of Russian caves only recently opened to foreign specialists; the latest discoveries from China and Brazil; European cave finds at Cosquer, Chauvet, and Covaciella; and the recently discove

Author: Charles Frank
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: transcripts, hall, farm, epsilon, operation
Number of Pages: 324
Published: 1993-10-08
ISBN-10: 0520084993
ISBN-13: 9780520084995

From July to December in 1945, ten German scientists, Bagge, Diebner, Gerlach, Hahn, Harteck, Heisenberg, Korsching, von Laue, von Weizsacker, and Wirtz, were held and clandestinely recorded by the British. The scientists discuss their progress and react to the bombing of Hiroshima.

Author: Magali Sarfatti Larson
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: analysis, sociological, professionalism, rise
Number of Pages: 332
Published: 1977
ISBN-10: 0520029380
ISBN-13: 9780520029385

Author: Luigi Pirandello
Publisher: Branden Books
Keywords: short, stories, year, pirandello, luigi, suicide, selection, tales
Number of Pages: 242
Published: 1988
ISBN-10: 0937832316
ISBN-13: 9780937832318

Suicide, the act of killing oneself voluntarily and intentionally, is clearly one of the most important themes developed by Pirandello during his long literary career. Although he never focused on self-destruction as an end in itself, he made ample use of it to dramatise his tragic view of the human condition. Indeed, this theme recurs with astonishing frequency in his short stories, play and novels. It even appears sporadically in his poetry.

Author: Webu Sayadaw
Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society
Keywords: webu, sayadaw, discourses, selected, ultimate, calm, way
Number of Pages: 170
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9552402182
ISBN-13: 9789552402180

Author: Ralph Levinson
Publisher: Wellcome Trust
Keywords: education, arts, science, conversations, encounters, new, creative
Number of Pages: 211
Published: 2008-06
ISBN-10: 1841290777
ISBN-13: 9781841290775

An essential guide to the emerging educational landscape of the 21st century, ‘Creative Encounters: New conversations in science, education and the arts’ explores the many opportunities and questions provided and prompted by collaborations between artists, educators and scientists. Bringing together leaders from the worlds of art, education, science and public engagement, 'Creative Encounters' presents new ways in which scientists and artists can productively work together, and discusses the role of wonder and beauty in capturing the imagination. The authors share their own unique exp
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