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Behind Closed Doors - 2826678000

68,54 zł

Behind Closed Doors Sphere

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

'To begin with, nothing was certain except her own terror ...' Ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Scarlett Rainsford vanished without a trace during a family holiday to Greece. Not being able to find Scarlett was one of the biggest regrets of DCI Louisa Smith's career and when Scarlett is discovered back in her home town after all this time, Lou is determined to find out what happened to her and why she remained hidden for so long. Was she abducted or did she run away? As Lou and her team delve deeper into Scarlett's past, their investigation throws up more questions than it answers. But as they edge closer to the truth about what really went on behind closed doors, it is more sinister and disturbing than they had ever imagined. From the bestselling author of Into the Darkest Corner comes an unsettling and compulsively readable novel that will keep you under its spell until the very last page.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Behind Closed Doors - 2854294247

98,05 zł

Behind Closed Doors Hardie Grant Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Through his varied contacts in the magazine and arts worlds, Rob Meyers, designer of the Wah Nails Book of Nail Art, sent a batch of disposable cameras out to a whole variety of artists, musicians, photographers and bloggers and asked if they would take pictures of the favourite parts of their home. The only rule: they had to photograph the contents of their fridge. Much to his surprise, many people sent back a full camera. The result is a unique, intimate insight into the homes (and fridges) of some of the world's most interesting people. Wander around the house of Courtney Love, Martha Stewart, Jeremy Scott, Daphne Guinness, Gilbert and George, Tavi Gevinson and more. Get an insight into how they live, the parts of their home that best define them, and what they like to eat for supper. Party Selby part Sartorialist and entirely original, Behind Closed Doors is an amazing journey into incredible homes.

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Behind Closed Doors - 2854330033

33,94 zł

Behind Closed Doors Arrow Books Ltd

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This is a powerful novel about secrets and mistakes and how life can change course in less than a heartbeat. From the Top Ten bestselling author of Never Say Goodbye. When fourteen-year-old Sophie Monroe suddenly vanishes one night it looks at first as though she's run away from home. Her computer and mobile phone have gone, and she's taken a bag full of clothes. As the police investigation unfolds a wealth of secrets from the surrounding community start coming to light. And it seems everyone has something to hide. For Detective Sergeant Andrea Lawrence, the case is a painful reminder of the tragedy that tore her family apart over twenty years ago. She is convinced there is more to Sophie's disappearance than teenage rebellion. But is the past clouding her judgment, preventing her from seeing a truth that neither she, nor Sophie's family, would ever want to face?

Sklep: Libristo.pl

More Blood, Sweat and Beers - 2826867033

39,19 zł

More Blood, Sweat and Beers Simon & Schuster

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

In More Blood, Sweat and Beers, World Cup-winning rugby legend Lawrence Dallaglio shares his favourite stories from his time at International rugby's greatest tournament. With razor-sharp wit and good humour he lets the reader behind the closed doors of the tournament, to see what happens on and off the pitch when the cameras aren't looking. All the great names are here - Blanco, Lomu and Pienaar among them - and in his time Dallaglio has shared pints or blows (or both) with them all and has lived to tell the stories. Funny, frank and fully loaded with quick-fire banter these are the best of the best tales of the legends of the International stage.

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Home Possessions - 2854272142

181,18 zł

Home Possessions BERTRAMS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Although so much of the life we care about takes place at home, this private space often remains behind closed doors and is notoriously difficult for researchers to infiltrate. We may think it is just up to us to decorate, transform and construct our homes, but in this book we discover a new form of 'estate agency', the active participation of the home and its material culture in the construction of our lives. What do the possessions peoplechoose to take with them when moving say about who they are, and should we emphasize the mobility of a move or the stability of what movers take with them? How is the home an active partner in developing relationships? Why are our homes sometimes haunted by 'ghosts'?.This intriguing book is a rare behind-the-scenes expose of the domestic sphere across a range of cultures. Examples come from working class housewives in Norway, a tribal society in Taiwan, a museum in London, tenants in Canada and students from Greece, to produce a genuinely comparative perspective based in every case on sustained fieldwork. So Japan, long thought to be a nation that idealizes uncluttered simplicity,is shown behind closed doors to harbour illicit pockets of disorganization, while the warmth inside Romanian apartments is used to expel the presence of the state.Representing a vital development in the study of material culture, this book clearly shows that we may think we possess our homes, but our homes are more likely to possess us.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Fuck Off, Cancer - 2853396951

95,26 zł

Fuck Off, Cancer Linda M. Murphy

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

THE BEST BOOK TO HELP YOU GET FROM HERE TO THERE (it is not as long or scary as you think) FOR LITE TO MEDIUM BREAST CANCER!!! A gem for the patient or their support system! Will tell you what happens behind closed doors! A breast cancer bestseller!! Must read for all, because let's face it, the reason we say Fuck Off, Cancer is because it is everywhere and touches every life! Rated Number one on Amazon! Honest! Raw! Warning: This book contains gross pictures and scary middle aged pornography (Don't say you haven't been warned!) You will laugh and cry as you learn what happens behind closed doors to your friends or family member with breast cancer. You may think that you are in the know about breast cancer but the truth will shock you! This is not just a book about breast cancer it is a book about life and how breast cancer treatments affect every aspect of it. A quick read with candid, straightforward insight to the real deal of breast cancer! A definite tool for any person wanting to support someone battling breast cancer or for the newly diagnosed patient to see "behind the curtain" In Fuck Off, Cancer: Cancer Shaken Not Stirred on the Rocks, you will learn that fear can be worse than reality when dealing with breast cancer... Read this book and you will realize that early stage (Lite or medium) breast cancer isn't as bad as you imagine it to be and that you can actually turn this scary diagnosis into a positive! Follow the author's journey In Fuck Off, Cancer: Cancer Shaken Not Stirred through HER2+ cancer treatments as she turns this deadly disease into a party at every turn. Watch as Linda makes the most of the situation as she weaves her way through various breast cancer treatments. The book covers the topics that are related to the journey of cancer including the occasionally tumultuous marital relations, questioning religion and why breast cancer happened to "me", how the loss of hair from cancer treatments affected her life, and how relationships with friends and family are altered by this potentially life threatening disease. This book, Fuck Off, Cancer: Cancer Shaken Not Stirred on the Rocks with a Twist, is a very raw, "nothing held back" memoir which lays the facts on the table and contains the pictures to prove it. So grab your libation of choice and sit down for a quick read about making cancer a party!! Book clubs have found this to be a great source for discussion for a myriad of hot topics. Whether you have breast cancer, had breast cancer, know someone with breast cancer or not this book is a great read! The last two pages of the book have discussion questions to get the conversation started! Reading this book will help you, your loved ones and friends realize that breast cancer caught early is usually very treatable and is just a diagnosis not a death sentence! So let's all say what we want to Fuck Off, Cancer and live life to the fullest! Don't let breast cancer slow you down! It is just a lump in the road. Warning: This book contains gross pictures and scary middle aged pornography (Don't say you haven't been warned!) Linda's diagnosis was HER2+ Stage 1, Grade 2, ER/PR+ Breast Cancer (according to my husband because I never cared to actually follow along with the gory details) Treatment was 2 lumpectomies, AC, Taxol, Herceptin and a Pertuzumab study, 30 radiation, 3 wigs, lots of fun with family and friends This book, Fuck Off, Cancer: Cancer Shaken Not Stirred on the Rocks with a Twist has very little (actually no) medical jargon and may actually be inaccurate with regards to the medical information it provides... It is about the process of getting through breast cancer with blonde, brunette and redheaded wigs, chemo parties, and much, much more!

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Weapons of Mass Diplomacy - 2826667046

82,47 zł

Weapons of Mass Diplomacy Self Made Hero

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Paris, 2002. Arthur Vlaminck, a young civil servant, lands an impressive first job as the speechwriter for Alexandre Taillard de Vorms, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Quai d'Orsay. Vorms is no simple man. A refined and driven intellectual, he loves Napoleon, frequently quotes classical poetry and philosophy - and if he bears more than a passing resemblance to the real Foreign Minister at the time, Dominique de Villepin ...well, the authors couldn't possibly comment. As the imposing doors of politics and diplomacy swing open, Vlaminck is thrown into a world of large egos, high stress, and low cunning - and tasked with drafting France's response to a growing international crisis in the Middle East for de Vorm's mission to the United Nations. Spanning the run-up to an invasion, we see in painful - and often hilarious - detail the inevitable clash between Gallic reluctance and American assurance over the case for Weapons of Mass Destruction - a period that sees French fries become "freedom fries" and a line from The Simpsons about "cheese-eating surrender monkeys" gain international currency. A tale of French diplomacy, Ancient Greek divinities, and the seemingly intractable problems of the Middle East, Weapons of Mass Diplomacy is an internationally bestselling, award-winning graphic novel that provides a profound, informed, and often very funny portrait of how "stuff happens" behind the closed doors of the Quai d'Orsay.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Silversmith's Wife - 2854200443

45,75 zł

Silversmith's Wife Simon & Schuster Ltd

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The year is 1792 and it's winter in Berkeley Square. As the city sleeps, the night-watchman keeps a cautious eye over the streets and another eye in the back doors of the great and the good. Then one fateful night he comes across the body of Pierre Renard, the eponymous silversmith, lying dead, his throat cut and his valuables missing. It could be common theft, committed by one of the many villains who stalk the square, but as news of the murder spreads, it soon becomes clear that Renard had more than a few enemies, all with their own secrets to hide. At the centre of this web is Mary, the silversmith's wife. Ostensibly theirs was an excellent pairing, but behind closed doors their relationship was a dark and at times sadistic one and when we meet her, Mary is withdrawn and weak, haunted by her past and near-mad with guilt. Will she attain the redemption she seeks and what, exactly, does she need redemption for...? Rich, intricate and beautifully told, this is a story of murder, love and buried secrets.

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Secret History of Geisha Women of Pleasure Quarters - 2212826060

45,80 zł

Secret History of Geisha Women of Pleasure Quarters Broadway Books

Inne 1

In this revealing, accessible, and up-to-date portrait of geisha society, an expert on Japanese culture provides persona! insight into a perpetually enchanting underworld. Much has been written about the lives of geishas, but this rich subject has yet to receive the colorful, popular study it deserves. Determined to create a thoroughly entertaining but authoritative account of geisha history, journalist Lesley Downer dedicated years to research and undercover journeys behind doors previously closed to outsiders. In Women of the Pleasure Quarters, she delves deeply into this closed realm, bringing back priceless tales of glamour and romance from some of Japan's most famous geishas, who were the celebrities of their day.From the first geishas four hundred years ago (who were actually men!) to the later rituals and delicate arts that every successful geisha had to master, Women of the Pleasure Quarters transports readers to a place that is as elegant as it is harsh. Through the eyes of those who lived it, Women of the Pleasure Quarters relates lively stories of the personalities behind the customs and costumes, along with intriguing information about protocol, such as how contraception is handled in a country where birth-control pills are still not licensed for public use. Vividly describing the daily activities in a geisha house, Downer also explores matters of the heart-including the reasons girls entered this life, and how it transformed them inside and out.While Arthur Golden's Memoirs of a Geisha introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to an exotic new world, Women of the Pleasure Quarters proves that truth can be even more fascinating than fiction.

Sklep: Albertus.pl

Together Apart - 2854241936

220,69 zł

Together Apart Lannoo

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

'Together Apart' gives us new understandings of the role of architecture as a place to live, work and interact with, and as a podium for the arts and attempts to trigger emotions through its innovative architectural photography, its original lay-out and its rich and lyrical language. Ferran Adria i Acosta is one the world's greatest exponents of avant-garde cuisine of our time and the creative genius and engine of the historical restaurant El Bulli which closed its doors in 2012. He describes his cooking as as decontructivist. In 2004, the American magazine 'Time' included him on the list of the 100 most innovative people in the world. He has published several books and gives lectures around the world. On 17 December 2007 the University of Barcelona awarded him an honorary doctorate. He will continue his work in an even more experimental way at the creative centre El Bulli Foundation that opens its doors in 2014. For nearly twenty years now Hedwig Van Impe has shown consistent ways to support and collaborate with artists, curators and architects. At the end of the nineties he commissioned a building to his friend, the remarkable Italian designer and architect Ettore Sottsass. As a self-proclaimed architect he is the author of La Dividida, his latest accomplishment. The building is the result of a cross-fertilisation between himself and Ferran Adria. He developed inspiring and fresh ways of seeing and contextualising contemporary art through his performative sculptures, Statuements, a fusion of the words 'statue' and 'statement', which he has created for many years now. The contemporary aspects in Flemish and Spanish Renaissance art impassion him. In the creative spot, La Dividida, he goes on to formulate new proposals in which different artistic and art related disciplines are mixed, manipulated, reinterpreted etc...in order to imbue them with new meaning. Remei Giralt Simeon studied Philosophy and Arts, specialising in medieval literature at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. She is a freelance curator and writer. With over fifteen years of experience in the domain of contemporary arts she has explored all aspects of exhibition research, production and management. She has developed a particular interest in the relationship and exchange between historical and contemporary art. She continues her task as a writer and cultural witness at the creative centre, La Dividida, located along the magical line in Catalonia, Spain.

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Oldie Show Vol. 4 - 3CD - 2827229594

24,00 zł

Oldie Show Vol. 4 - 3CD

Składanki > Oldies

Wykonawca:  Różni wykonawcy Tytuł: Oldie Show Vol. 4. Wydanie 3-płytowe. Wydawnictwo:  Weton-Wesgram Rok wydania: 1999 Nr katalogowy: SP 307 Stan: Idealny Lista utworów: CD1 : Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love The Sweet - Action The Turtles - She's Rather Be With Me Jan & Dean - Surf City Francis Lai - Theme From Love Story Middle Of The Road - Yellow Boomerang The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Game Of Love Bucks Fizz - Making Your Mind Up Fontella Bass - Rescue Me Sandie Shaw - Long Live Love Limahl - Too Shy The Troggs - Love Is All Around Sue Thompson - Norman Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive Billie Jo Spears - Blanket On The Ground Sir Douglas Quintet - Mendocino / Dynamite Woman CD2: Limahl - Big Apple Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again Redbone - Witch Queen Of New Orleans FR David - Words Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows The American Breed - Bend Me Shape Me Chubby Checker - Limbo Rock Sam & Dave - Soul Man Gloria Gaynor - Reach Out I'll Be There Jewel Akens - The Birds And The Bees Lloyd Price - Personality Mungo Jerry - Just Can't Say Goodbye Amii Stewart - Light My Fire Ben E King - Stand By Me Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel Charlie Rich - Behind Closed Doors Pat Boone - Poetry In Motion CD3: Gloria Gaynor - Never Can Say Goodbye Bucks Fizz - Land Of Make Believe Michel Legrand - The Windmills Of Your Mind The Sweet - Little Willy Andrea True Connection - More, More, More Heatwave - Boogie Nights Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness Petula Clark - My Love Roger Miller - King Of The Road Amii Stewart - Knock On Wood Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father Badfinger - No Matter What Lou Christie - I'm Gonna Make You Mine Freda Payne - Band Of Gold Paper Lace - Billy Don't Be A Hero The Crystals - Then He Kissed Her

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Country Greats - 2839348487

69,99 zł

Country Greats Union Square Music

Muzyka>Country

1. Cash, Johnny - Folsom Prison Blues 2. Williams, Don - Spend Some Time With Me 3. Owens, Buck - I've Got A Tiger By The Tail 4. Laine, Franki - High Noon 5. Williams, Hank - Your Cheatin' Heart 6. Jones, George - Life To Go 7. Lewis, Jerry Lee - Waiting For A Train 8. Jennings, Waylon - Lorena 9. Rogers, Kenny - Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town 10. Pride, Charley - Crystal Chandeliers 11. Feathers, Charlie - Defrost Your Heart 12. Foley, Red - Old Shep 13. Snow, Hank & Rainbow Ranch Boys, The - I'm Movin' 14. Acuff, Roy - Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain 15. Rich, Charlie - Behind Closed Doors 101. Cline, Patsy - Lovesick Blues 102. Lynn, Loretta - Crazy (Live) 103. Wells, Kitty - I Don't Claim To Be An Angel 104. Parton, Dolly - Release Me 105. Anderson, Lynn - Rose Garden 106. Riley, Jeannie C. - Harper Valley P.t.a. 107. Page, Patti - Tennessee Waltz 108. Davis, Skeeter - The End Of The World 109. Lee, Brenda - All Alone Am I 110. Murray, Ann - Both Sides Now 111. Fargo, Donna - Daddy 112. Cline, Patsy - Three Cigarettes In An Ashtray 113. Lynn, Loretta - Coal Miner's Daughter (Live) 114. Anderson, Lynn - Stand By Your Man 115. Spears, Billie Jo - My Arms Stay Open Late 201. Rodgers, Jimmie - Blue Yodel 202. Monroe, Bill & His Blue Grass Boys - Muleskinner B 203. Carter Family, The - Wildwood Flower 204. Wills, Bob & His Texas Playboys - New San Antonio 205. Acuff, Roy - Wabash Cannonball 206. Sons Of The Pioneers, The - Cool Water 207. Stanley, Ralph & Clinch Mountain Boys, The - Worki 208. Montana, Patsy & Prairie Ramblers, The - I Wanna B 209. Britt, Elton - There's A Star-spangled Banner Wavi 210. Autry, Gene - South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way 211. Monroe, Bill - Blue Moon Of Kentucky 212. Acuff, Roy - The Great Speckled Bird 213. Tubb, Ernest - Goodnight Irene 214. Boyd, Bill & His Cowboy - New Steel Guitar Rag 215. Carter Family, The - Will The Circle Be Unbroken? 301. Williams, Hank - Honky Tonkin' 302. Thompson, Hank & His Brazos Valley Boys - The Wild 303. Wells, Kitty - It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk A 304. Perkins, Carl - Let The Jukebox Keep On Playing 305. Spears, Billie Jo - The Cheatin' Kind 306. Travis, Merle - Divorce Me C.o.d. 307. Pierce, Webb - Back Street Affair 308. Cline, Patsy - Honky Tonk Merry Go Round 309. Lewis, Jerry Lee - What Made Milwaukee Famous (Liv 310. Lynn, Loretta - Walking After Midnight 311. Tubb, Ernest - Slippin' Around 312. Dudley, Dave - Six Days On The Road 313. Frizzell, Lefty - Give Me More, More, More (Of You 314. Young, Faron - It's Four In The Morning 315. Nelson, Willie - Night Life

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Third Reich in Power - 2212836414

54,10 zł

Third Reich in Power Penguin

Inne 1

The Third Reich in Power examines how it was possible for a group of ideological obsessives to remould a society famous for its sophistication and complexity into a one-party state directed at war and race hate.  Richard J. Evans shows how the Nazis won over the hearts and minds of German citizens, twisted science, religion and culture, and transformed the economy, education, law and order to achieve total dominance in German politics and society.  Drawing on an extraordinary range of research, blending narrative, description and analysis he creates a picture of a dictatorship consumed by visceral hatreds and ambitions, and driven by war. 'Authoritative history... impressive sweep... This essential book comes as a stark reminder, should we need one, of how much freedom a people is prepared to give away in a political climate dominated by fear.' Daily Telegraph Extract from The Third Reich in Power, 1933-1939 by Richard J. Evans Despised minorities were, to be sure, put in the concentration camps; but to focus exclusively on this ignores the much larger number of political and other deviants condemned by the courts and put in state prisons and penitentiaries.  The further in time we get from Nazi Germany, the more difficult it becomes for historians living in democratic political systems and in cultures which respect the rights of the individual to make the leap of imagination necessary to understand people's behaviour in a state such as Nazi Germany, where imprisonment, torture or even death might await anyone who dared to voice the slightest criticism of the regime and its leaders.  Those who approved of such repression were in all likelihood a minority, active supporters and functionaries of the Party like the Block Wardens, and a good number of middle- and upper-class, conservative Germans who thought the best place for Marxists to be was in prison anyway.  Even they, however, knew well enough that they had to be careful about what they said and did, and the dangers of not doing so became abundantly clear once opposition began to spread among these groups too.  The shots that killed Kurt von Schleicher, Herbert von Bose, Edgar Jung, Gustav von Kahr, Erich Klausener and Kurt von Bredow at the beginning of July 1934 were also a warning to upper- and middle-class conservatives to keep their heads down if they did not want them to be blown off. Ordinary conservative citizens like Luise Solmitz, who harboured no thoughts of political activism, may have turned aside from the bleak fact of the regime's willingness to murder its opponents, revealed so starkly in late June and early July 1934, in their relief that the order they craved had been restored; to such people, Röhm's stormtroopers seemed as great a menace as the Reichsbanner or the Red Front-Fighters' League of the Weimar years.  Yet behind closed doors they cannot have been oblivious to the fate of the conservative clique around Vice-Chancellor von Papen.  It was not only the third or so of the population who had been committed to the Marxist left before 1933 that was subject to massive intimidation.  Indeed, scarcely had the murderous violence of the 'Night of the Long Knives' receded, than an even larger minority than the Marxists, that of the German Catholics, began to be prosecuted and imprisoned as they gave vent to their increasingly critical views of the regime in public.  More general still were measures such as the Law on Malicious Gossip, which clamped down on the most trivial expressions of dissent and put people who told jokes about Hitler and Göring in prison.  These were mainly members of the German working class, it is true, but the working class after all made up around half the entire population, and middle- and even upper-class offenders in this respect were brought before the Special Courts as well.  Successful prosecutions under this law were a further instrument of mass intimidation, adding to the general climate of fear and helping to create the spiral of silence in which the regime could commit ever greater crimes without fear of public censure or opposition. The truth is that far from Nazi terror being levelled exclusively against small and despised minorities, the threat of arrest, prosecution and incarceration in increasingly brutal and violent conditions loomed over everyone in the Third Reich, even, as we have seen in the cases brought before the Special Courts, over members of the Nazi Party itself.  The regime intimidated Germans into acquiescence, visiting a whole range of sanctions upon those who dared to oppose it, systematically disorienting people, and depriving them of their traditional social and cultural milieux, such as the pub or the club or the voluntary association, above all where these could be seen as a potential source of resistance, as in the case of the labour movement.  Fear and terror were integral parts of the Nazis' armoury of political weapons from the very beginning.  The state and the Party could use them because within a few months of Hitler's appointment as Reich Chancellor, they had systematically deprived all Germans of virtually every basic human and civil right they had enjoyed under the Weimar Republic.  The law was no protection against the state if the state or any of its agencies suspected that a citizen was disinclined to demonstrate approval of its policies and purposes.  On the contrary, vast numbers of new, often draconian laws were decreed that gave the police, the Gestapo and the SS a virtual carte blanche to deal with anyone suspected of deviating from the norms of human behaviour laid down by the Third Reich for its citizens.  In this situation, it was not surprising that ordinary people and lower-level officials of the Nazi Party began to reinforce the atmosphere of pervasive terror and intimidation by sending their own unsolicited denunciations of deviants to the Gestapo. At the same time, the Gestapo was only one part of a much wider net of surveillance, terror and persecution cast by the Nazi regime over German society in the 1930s; others included the SA and SS, the Criminal Police, the prison service, the social services and employment offices, the medical profession, health centres and hospitals, the Hitler Youth, the Block Wardens and even apparently politically neutral organizations like tax offices, the railway and the post office.  All of these furnished information about deviants and dissidents to the Gestapo, the courts and the prosecution service, forming a polymorphous, uncoordinated but pervasive system of control in which the Gestapo was merely one institution among many.  Everything that happened in the Third Reich took place in this pervasive atmosphere of fear and terror, which never slackened and indeed became far more intense towards the end.  'Do you know what fear is?' an elderly worker asked an interviewer some years after it was all over:  'No. The Third Reich was fear.'  Yet terrorism was only one of the Third Reich's techniques of rule.  For the Nazis did not just seek to batter the population into passive, sullen acquiescence.  They also wanted to rouse it into positive, enthusiastic endorsement of their ideals and their policies, to change people's minds and spirits and to create a new German culture that would reflect their values alone.  This meant propaganda, and here too, as we shall now see, they went to unprecedented lengths to achieve their aims.

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Horror in the East - 2826776953

49,02 zł

Horror in the East BBC

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The brutal Japanese treatment of allied prisoners of war, as well as countless thousands of Chinese civilians, during World War 2 has been well documented. Here Laurence Rees, award-winning historian and author of Auschwitz: The Nazis & The 'Final Solution' and World War II: Behind Closed Doors, turns his attention to a crucial but less understood factor of one of the most dramatic and important historical events of the 20th century: why were these atrocities carried out? More than 70 years after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, this incisive but accessible study examines shocking acts performed by Japanese soldiers, and asks why seemingly ordinary people were driven to mass murder, rape, suicide and even cannibalisation of the enemy. Uncovering personal accounts of the events, Horror in the East traces the shift in the Japanese national psyche - from the civil and reasoned treatment of captured German prisoners in World War 1 to the rejection of Western values and brutalization of the armed forces in the years that followed. In this insightful analysis, Rees probes the Japanese belief in their own racial superiority, and analyses a military that believed suicide to be more honourable than surrender.

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Men's Health and Women's Health Big Book of Sex - 2826841231

128,22 zł

Men's Health and Women's Health Big Book of Sex Rodale

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Good health and a fit body are inextricably entwined with great sex. On a physical level, fitness makes one a more attractive and skilled lover. On an emotional level, studies show that body image plays a key role in sexual desire and satisfaction. Research has linked a healthy sex life to lower risks of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, and obesity. Based on the latest research on sexual health, behavioral psychology, fitness, and nutrition, "The Men's Health And Women's Health Big Book Of Sex" is brimming with useful tips, exercise photos, practical sidebars, and more. The book also features the Better-Sex Workout, the Better-Sex Diet, a Trouble-Shooter's Guide to Sexual Health, and Q&A columns from the Men's Health "Girl Next Door" and Women's Health "Guy Next Door" and leading sexual health experts. The book's unique flip cover approach, with gender specific chapters that converge in a Theirs section in the middle, creates a playful he said/she said quality. Both genders will eagerly read for the inside scoop on what the opposite sex is thinking, feeling, and doing behind closed doors.

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