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Spalona Żywcem Wyd. Kieszonkowe - Souad - 2854922647

11,15 zł

Spalona Żywcem Wyd. Kieszonkowe - Souad

Książki & Multimedia > Książki

Opis - Pierwsze na świecie świadectwo ofiary zbrodni honorowej. Miała siedemnaście lat i zakochała się: zhańbiła rodzinę. Więc rodzina wydała na nią wyrok śmierci... Pokochała go pierwszą miłością. Myślała, że się z nią ożeni. Ale ukochany zniknął, a ona odkryła, że jest w ciąży. A w jej świecie to najcięższa zbrodnia... W zapomnianej przez Boga wiosce w Cisjordanii kobiety są warte mniej niż zwierzęta domowe. Tu mężczyzna jest panem życia i śmierci żony, córki, siostry. Brat może bezkarnie zabić siostrę, matka - córkę, kolejną bezużyteczną dziewczynkę, jaka się urodzi. Tu kobiecie odbiera się godność, a nawet życie zgodnie z odwiecznym obyczajem i uświęconą tradycją. A śmierć jest karą dla dziewczyny, która zhańbi rodzinę. Tak jak Souad. Wyrok wydaje jej ojciec. Szwagier dokonuje egzekucji. Oblewa Souad benzyną i podpala... SOUAD przeżyła - cudem, ale rodzina usiłowała zabić ją nawet w szpitalu. Na zawsze jednak pozostanie straszliwie okaleczona - na ciele i duszy. I wciąż musi się ukrywać; dopóki żyje, jej rodzinę okrywa hańba. Spalona żywcem, opublikowana pod pseudonimem szokująca opowieść o piekle, jakim było jej dzieciństwo i młodość, stała się międzynarodowym bestsellerem. Wydana w 37 w krajach książka przerywa tabu milczenia wobec istniejącej nadal w krajach muzułmańskich barbarzyńskiej tradycji. Nieludzkiego obyczaju, prawa mężczyzn, na mocy którego co najmniej pięć tysięcy kobiet pada co roku ofiarą zbrodni honorowej. Nazwa - Spalona Żywcem Wyd. Kieszonkowe Autor - Souad Oprawa - Miękka Wydawca - Amber Kod ISBN - 9788324159406 Kod EAN - 9788324159406 Wydanie - 1 Rok wydania - 2016 Tłumacz - 31182,maria rostworowska; Format - 110 x 175 x 14 Ilość stron - 224 Podatek VAT - 5% Premiera - 2016-06-23


Circle Line - 2854246723

44,36 zł

Circle Line Summersdale Publishers

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Magic, to a sailor, is harnessing the wind - getting something for nothing - the surprise of a gust, the boon of a side-wind and the trial of a headwind and best of all, the moment when a change in direction means turning away from the head seas and wind and spray in silence and warmth. In 1969, man flew to the moon and sailed around the world solo. In 2009, sailor and Londoner Steffan Meyric Hughes thought he'd try something a little closer to home, becoming the first to sail and row around London in a small boat. Along the way, he discovers the history of the great city's future and great secrets of the mysterious Thames: wrecks, bombs and intrigue. "Circle Line" is the story of a unique journey on the forgotten waterways of one of the world's greatest capitals; an investigation into the way we live today; and a humorous, moving trip down memory lane.


Paradigm Shift: A History of The Three Principles - 2854992675

98,28 zł

Paradigm Shift: A History of The Three Principles CCB Publishing

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This is a brief history in three parts of a new paradigm understanding called The Three Principles, and its dissemination, which was uncovered by Sydney Banks in the 1970s and very gradually and silently crept into the consciousness of perhaps hundreds of thousands of people, touching and changing lives worldwide. It all began when one man, Sydney Banks, in one moment of time, had a profound experience of spiritual enlightenment. A small circle of people gathered around him on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia to listen to his wisdom. Within a few years two mental health professionals became profoundly touched by Syd's teachings, among them George Pransky. Part I of this book is an extensive interview with Dr. Pransky, who began to create an entirely new, inside-out psychological paradigm. It began to spread little by little, one person at a time, solidly through individual insights and slowly began to infiltrate the fields of mental health, prevention, corrections, business, education, coaching and many more. It began to spread around the world. Part II is a historical chronology of what transpired. Part III consists of brief write-ups of a few of the important historical events that for an extended period of time changed mainstream systems. How difficult it must have been to create an entirely new psychology from the formless, spiritual nature of which Syd Banks spoke, and for which he, himself, even struggled to find words! Furthermore, this became a completely new psychology--a true paradigm shift to the inside-out--which flew in the face of the traditional psychology accepted not only by the powers that be but by millions of people around the world who studied it and practice it. And all this from one man's enlightenment experience in one moment of time, which gradually rippled out affecting one person at a time, who then affected others, then others, changing lives along the way, and it still grows on into unimaginable futures. About the Author: Jack Pransky, Ph.D. is founder/director of the Center for Inside-Out Understanding and an internationally recognized trainer, coach, counselor and consultant who since 1992 has been studying and teaching "The Three Principles," an inside-out, spiritually-based model and approach. Dr. Pransky authored the books, Somebody Should Have Told Us! (2011/2006); Prevention from the Inside-Out (2003); Prevention: The Critical Need (2001/1991); Parenting from the Heart (2012/2000/1997); Modello: A Story of Hope for the Inner City and Beyond (2011/1998), and co-authored What Is a Thought? (A Thought is A Lot) children's book and Healthy Thinking/Feeling/Doing from the Inside-Out prevention curriculum for middle school students (2000). Jack has worked in the field of prevention since 1968 in a wide variety of capacities. In 2001 his book, Modello received the Martin Luther King Storyteller's Award for the book best exemplifying King's vision of "the beloved community," and in 2004 Jack won the Vermont Prevention Pioneer's Award.


Natasha's Dance - 2212836413

54,10 zł

Natasha's Dance Penguin

Powieści i opowiadania

Orlando Figes


Imaging Dance - 2854409039

326,19 zł

Imaging Dance Georg Olms Verlag AG

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

"The scope of this book is wonderful and ambitious. It cuts across the arts in a broad panoramic sweep helping to demonstrate the importance of the theme of dance in the visual arts, and the diverse ways different artists and cultures drew upon the form and content of a sister art form. It contains an enormous amount of new scholarly material that is simply unavailable elsewhere, and is written with great passion and care." Katherine Manthorne, Professor of Art History, Graduate Center, City University of New York. What do artists who choose dance as their subject tell us-or not tell us-about dancers and dancing? Spanning the globe from eastern and western Europe to Turkey, Korea, Polynesia, and the United States, Imaging Dance brings together the work of thirteen dance and art scholars who interpret images of dance and dancing. The images date from the sixth century AD to the present, and include paintings, drawings, lithographs, etchings, wood-block prints, stone carvings, and photographs. Each chapter enhances appreciation of artistic renderings and contributes to understanding how people see and envision what they see. Through these engaging and richly illustrated accounts, scholars, students, and general readers will find information about contexts and settings in which dance occurs, socio-cultural attitudes towards dance and dancing, artistic techniques and conventions, religious and political philosophies, rituals, repertoire, and details of movement. Readers interested in the performing and visual arts through a variety of perspectives-from art, dance, history, dance ethnology, and anthropology-will find Imaging Dance a welcome addition to their libraries. Content: Part I. Artists' Conceptions of Dance and Movement 1. When Is a Circle Dance Simply a Circle of Dancers? Matisse and the Sardana (NANCY G. HELLER) 2. Do Artists' Renderings Reveal or Conceal? Images of Dance in Korea (JUDY VAN ZILE) Part II. Images of Dance as Historical Records 3. In Search of Continuity: Tombstones and Dance in the Dubrovnik Area (ELSIE IVANCICH DUNIN) 4. Performance, Iconography, and Narrative in Ottoman Imperial Festivals (ARZU ÖZTÜRKMEN) 5. The Hands and Arms Tell the Story: Move-ment through Time in Eighteenth-Century Dance Depictions from Polynesia (ADRIENNE L. KAEPPLER) 6. Self-portraits: John Durang on Stage in Early Philadelphia (LYNN MATLUCK BROOKS) 7. In the Dance Classroom with Edgar Degas: Historical Perspectives on Ballet Technique (SANDRA NOLL HAMMOND) Part III. Politics, Class, and Society in Images of Dance 8. Chastisement and Celebration: Dance in Papal Bologna in the Etchings of G. M. Mitelli (1634-1718) (BARBARA SPARTI) 9. Picturing Hungarian Patriotism: The Bikkessy Album (LÁSZLÓ FELFÖLDI) 10. The Dance of Zalongos: An Invented Tradition on Canvas (IRENE LOUTZAKI) 11. George Luks and 'Tough Dancing' on New York's Lower East Side (ELLERY FOUTCH) 12. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Dance Images and Dance in Early Twentieth-Century Germany (SHELLEY WOOD CORDULACK) Part IV. Motion in Stillness 13. Still Moving: The Revelation or Representation of Dance in Still Photography (MATTHEW REASON) *** Was teilen uns Künstler, die Tanz als Thema wählen, über Tänzer und das Tanzen mit - und was nicht? Den Globus überspannend von Ost- und Westeuropa bis hin zur Türkei, Korea, Polynesien und den USA, vereint Imaging Dance die Arbeit von dreizehn Tanz- und Kunstwissenschaftlern, die Abbildungen von Tanz und Tanzen interpretieren. Die Abbildungen reichen vom 6. Jhd. bis zur Gegenwart und beinhalten Malereien, Zeichnungen, Lithographien, Kupferstiche, Holzdrucke, Steinritzungen und Fotografien. Jedes Kapitel fördert die Beurteilung des künstlerischen Schaffens und leistet einen Beitrag zum Verständnis, wie Menschen sehen und wie sie visualisieren, was sie sehen. Durch diese engagierten und reich illustrierten Darstellungen werden Wissenschaftler, Studenten und interessierte Leser über Kontexte, in denen Tanz auftritt, informiert und lernen soziokulturelle Einstellungen gegenüber Tanz und Tanzen, künstlerische Techniken und Konventionen, religiöse und politische Weltanschauungen, Rituale, Repertoire und Details von Bewegungen kennen.


Sunlight at Midnight - 2854355397

93,67 zł

Sunlight at Midnight Basic Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

For Russians, St.Petersburg has embodied power, heroism and fortitude. It has encompassed all the things that the Russians are and that they hope to become. Opulence and artistic brilliance blend with images of suffering on a monumental scale to make up the historic persona the late W. Bruce Lincoln's lavish biography of this mysterious, complex city. Climate and comfort were not what Tsar Peter the Great had in mind when he decided to build a new capital in the muddy marshes of the Neva River delta. Located 500 miles below the Arctic Circle, this area, with its foul weather, bad water and sodden soil, was so unattractive that only a handful of Finnish fisherman had ever settled there. Yet to the Tsar the place he named Sankt Pieter Burkh had the makings of a paradise. His vision was soon borne out: though St. Petersburg was closer to London, Paris and Vienna than to Russian's far-off eastern lands, it quickly became the political, cultural and economic center of an empire that stretched across more than a dozen time zones and over three continents.In this book, revolutionaries and laborers brush shoulders with tsars and builders, soldiers and statesmen share pride of place with poets. For only the entire historical experience of this magnificent and mysterious city can reveal the wealth of human and natural forces that shaped the modern history of the city and the nation it represents.


Machiavelli and the Modern State - 2854324585

478,89 zł

Machiavelli and the Modern State Cambridge University Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This book offers a significant reinterpretation of the history of republican political thought and of Niccol- Machiavelli's place within it. It locates Machiavelli's political thought within enduring debates about the proper size of republics. From the sixteenth century onward, as states grew larger, it was believed only monarchies could govern large territories effectively. Republicanism was a form of government relegated to urban city-states, anachronisms in the new age of the territorial state. For centuries, history and theory were in agreement: constructing an extended republic was as futile as trying to square the circle; but then James Madison devised a compound representative republic that enabled popular government to take on renewed life in the modern era. This work argues that Machiavelli had his own Madisonian impulse and deserves to be recognized as the first modern political theorist to envision the possibility of a republic with a large population extending over a broad territory.


Fazal Sheikh: Portraits - 2822175229

219,00 zł

Fazal Sheikh: Portraits Wydawnictwo: Steidl

WYDAWNICTWA ALBUMOWE > Fotografia > Tematyczna

Fazal Sheikh: Portraits ISBN: 9783865218193 Autor: Sheikh Fazal     Rok wydania: 2010-12-20 Ilość stron: 304 Oprawa: twarda Format: 210x260 mm The portrait is central to Fazal Sheikhs work. For more than two decades, as he has worked in different communities around the world, the invitation to sit for a portrait has been one of the principle means by which he has established a link with his subjects and been allowed to enter and document their lives. Often these have been people in crisis: displaced from their homes and their countries, at risk from violence, poverty and prejudice. This book takes in the full range of Fazal Sheikhs work, from his earliest portraits taken in African refugee camps, through long-term projects in Afghanistan and Northern Pakistan, Somalia and Kenya, to more recent work in South America and in India. It considers the role of the portrait within this kind of social enquiry: the balance of its aesthetic and narrative qualities, its capacity for empathy and also for distance; the values of the collaborative portrait, and the moral ambivalence that surrounds this approach to documenting the lives of disadvantaged people within the context of contemporary art. Fazal Sheikh was born in 1965 in New York City. His previous books include A Sense of Common Ground (Scalo 1996), The Victor Weeps (Scalo 1998), A Camel for the Son and Ramadan Moon (International Human Rights Series 2001), Moksha (Steidl 2005), Ladli (Steidl 2007) and The Circle (Steidl 2008), Fazal Sheikh (TF Editores 2009). Professor Eduardo Cadava teaches English and Comparative Literature at Princeton University. His books include Words of Light: Theses on the Photography of History (Princeton UP, 1997), and Emerson and the Climates of History (Stanford UP, 1997).


Now and at the Hour of Our Death - 2853157975

43,37 zł

Now and at the Hour of Our Death And Other Stories

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

"This book is fearless and luminous and full of grace; it travels to the edge of death and finds life there. Its attention to the particulars of love - between the ones who will go and the ones they will leave - is something close to sublime."--Leslie Jamison, author of "The Empathy Exams"A nurse sleeps at the bedside of his dying patients; a wife deceives her husband by never telling him he has cancer; a bedridden man has to be hidden from his demented and amorous eighty-year-old wife. In her poignant and genre-busting debut, Susana Moreira Marques confronts us with our own mortality and inspires us to think about what is important.Accompanying a palliative care team, Moreira Marques travels to Tras-os-Montes, a forgotten corner of northern Portugal, a rural area abandoned by the young. Crossing great distances where eagles circle over the roads, she visits villages where rural ways of life are disappearing. She listens to families facing death and gives us their stories in their words as well as through her own meditations.Brilliantly blending the immediacy of oral history with the sensibility of philosophical reportage, Moreira Marques's book speaks about death in a fresh way.Susana Moreira Marques is a writer and journalist. She was born in Oporto in 1976 and now lives in Lisbon, where she writes for "Publico" and "Jornal de Negocios." Between 2005 and 2010 Moreira Marques lived in London, working at the BBC World Service while also serving as a correspondent for Portuguese newspaper "Publico." Her journalism has won several prizes, including the Premio AMI--Jornalismo Contra a Indiferenca and the 2012 UNESCO "Human Rights and Integration" Journalism Award (Portugal).Julia Sanches's translations have appeared in "Suelta," "The Washington Review," "Asymptote," "Two Lines," and "Revista Machado," amongst others. She currently lives in New York City.


Rowing the Eternal Sea - 2854331920

145,28 zł

Rowing the Eternal Sea Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In the early 1950s fisherfolk and other villagers around Minamata Bay on the western coast of Kyushu, Japan, began to suffer from mysterious and often fatal symptoms of what came to be known as Minamata disease. It was not until 1968 that the government acknowledged its cause-organic mercury poisoning from effluent released by Chisso Corporation, a chemical manufacturer and the largest employer in the Japanese city for which the disease was named. For decades the company denied responsibility and was joined by the Japanese government in its attempt to cover up the problem despite lawsuits and political protests. In this compelling oral history, Ogata Masato, fisherman and Minamata disease sufferer, tells of the devastation of methyl mercury poisoning. Spanning fifty years, his story describes the impact of industrial pollution on his own life, on his extended family, and on the fishing culture of the Shiranui Sea. A one-time leader of Minamata disease patients seeking certification and compensation, Masato breaks away to follow his personal path to redemption. Masato's story begins with the vibrant village of his childhood and culminates with the possibility of return, if not to one's birthplace, then to a spiritual community, to a consciousness that we owe our existence to the web of interrelationships that constitute life. When we turn full circle, explains Masato, we find ourselves again at the water's edge, a place where all life gathers. This is the launching point for "Tokoyo," boat of the Eternal World-a world defined at once by the past, present and future; a state of mind in which we are responsible not only for our own actions but for those of our society and our species. Masato's story, larger than any one man or one incident, raises questions we must all consider as beneficiaries of modern industry and technology.


John Galt - 2848130388

337,73 zł

John Galt Bucknell University Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This volume offers a revaluation of the work of Romantic-era Scottish writer John Galt. Galt traveled throughout the Mediterranean and Atlantic worlds and founded the Canadian city of Guelph while remaining in touch with local cultures and politics in Scotland and England. He wrote fiction, drama, and biography based on his personal observations of life and in ways that associated him with the "theoretical" or "conjectural" methods of Scottish Enlightenment historiographers. Galt's insights into the societies he inhabited and visited, his perceptions of political extremism and class conflict, his attitudes toward community building and progress, his convictions about determinism and historical revisionism, his strategies for manipulating literary genres and readers' responses, and his ambivalence about the value of literature deserve consideration in light of new thinking in our own fields about what constitutes social knowledge and viable ways to represent it. The essays in this volume examine Galt's work in light of the convergence of literature, history, and social theory in Scottish Enlightenment and Romantic-era culture and in our own interdisciplinary environment. Discussing Galt's work and significance in the many areas, genres, and contexts in which he figures, they broaden the circle of contacts with whom we associate Galt, moving from expected comparisons with contemporaries Walter Scott and James Hogg to unexpected links with such later authors and social thinkers as George Douglas Brown and Harriet Martineau. Moreover, these essays expand the repertoire of works studied, offering the first extended analyses of Eben Erskine, Rothelan, and the Travels and Observations of Hareach, the Wandering Jew along with new readings of Annals of the Parish, Bogle Corbet, and Ringan Gilhaize. Overall, the essays draw out the implications of Galt's practices and relations as a journalist, dramatist, critic, biographer, and novelist, developing grounded conjectures about their significance in Galt's time and our own.


London Walks - London Stories - 2854186057

48,81 zł

London Walks - London Stories Virgin Books

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London Walks is the award-winning original walking tour company. Written by the expert and knowledgeable guides who lead the walks, London Stories is the perfect way to discover the rich history of London and its hidden gems, including: Sinister London - haunted London and Jack the Ripper. Literary London - from Shakespeare to Dickens. Public Houses - the old pubs of Soho. Mystery and Secrets - the city's hidden past. A Tale of Two Cities - Westminster and the Square Mile. Perfect for tourists who want to experience London life beyond Trafalgar Square as well as for Londoners keen to step off the Circle Line and discover the secrets on their own doorstep, London Stories offers a fascinating glimpse into the capital's rich history. With photos, maps and illustrations to bring the stories to life, London Stories is for those who love London, written by those who know it best.


Writing Tangier - 2854475021

275,40 zł

Writing Tangier Peter Lang Publishing Inc

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Writing Tangier discusses an array of topics relating to the literature on Tangier from the seventeenth century to the present. Major questions include: Why has Tangier come to play an important role in contemporary world literary history as a signifier in the literary imagination; what is the nature of the inter-textual output produced through Paul Bowles' translations of the oral tales of a circle of uneducated storytellers (including Mohammed Mrabet and Larbi Layachi) and the text (For Bread Alone) brought to Bowles by the literate Mohamed Choukri; how do academics, artists, and writers who have been based in the city or who have written about it assess the various socio-economic, political, and cultural factors that have shaped its cultural production and the relationship of this production to the celebrated hybrid aspects of its identity; does the success of the literature of Tangier reflect a truly new multicultural cosmopolitanism, or does it stem from the fact that this literature is congenial to Westerners, that it is understood in terms that they themselves define, and that much of it (including productions in Arabic prepared with the expectation of translation) has even been


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