Category: Humanities

0

Read & Think French, Premium, 2nd Edition

Description Your first-class ticket to building key French language skills From the bestselling Read & Think series, this fully-illustrated guide brings the French language to life! In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider’s look at Francophone life and culture―from a trip around Marseilles to a walk through Senegal’s bustling markets, and from biographies of famous French personalities to articles on the customs and gastronomy of French-speaking countries. Including more than 100 engaging articles written by native French-speakers, each one provides a bilingual glossary on the same page, allowing you to learn without stopping to look up new or unfamiliar...

0

Read & Think Spanish, 2nd Edition

Description Learn Spanish as you explore the colorful and diverse world of Latino culture Build a rich Spanish vocabulary without the burden of boring repetition or tedious memorization with Read & Think Spanish. In this audio package, you will find more than 100 intriguing articles written in Spanish about the enchanting diversity of Latino culture–from Spain’s Andres Segovia to Peru’s ancient fishing techniques to El Dia de los Muertos in Mexico and the United States. Within each article new vocabulary is presented in boldface, with their translations in the margins. This allows you to learn the meaning of any unfamiliar words immediately. On the 100-minute audio...

0

Learn Chinese the Fast and Fun Way

Description This attractive and highly accessible book introduces readers to enough Mandarin Chinese to help them get around in typical travel situations. It opens with a pronunciation key, and goes on to emphasize the sounds of Chinese words and phrases. Sections that follow guide the reader through practice of often-used words, phrases, and sentences in typical travel situations that include arriving at a hotel, sightseeing, taking public transportation, and more. Also featured are vocabulary cards to improve students’ visual recognition of words and increase their word power in Chinese. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 29.1 MB)

0

Sparta and Lakonia: A Regional History 1300-362 BC

Description In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking study, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities behind the potent myth of Sparta. The book explores both the city-state of Sparta and the territory of Lakonia which it unified and exploited. Combining the more traditional written sources with archaeological and environmental perspectives, its coverage extends from the apogee of Mycenaean culture, to Sparta’s crucial defeat at the battle of Mantinea in 362 BC. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 5.8 MB)

0

Becoming Vampire: Difference and the Vampire in Popular Culture

Description Becoming Vampire is an interdisciplinary study of how the figure of the vampire in the twenty-first century has been used to create and define difference, not as either a positive or negative attribute, but as a catalyst for change and the exploration of new identity positions. Whilst focusing on the films Let Me In and Let the Right One In to highlight the referential and intertextual nature of the genre itself, it utilises a broad spectrum of methodological approaches to show how the many facets of the vampire can destabilise traditional categories of who we are and what we might become. This volume then provides a timely examination of...

0

OET Nursing: Official OET Practice Book 1

Description From the makers of OET.Test and build your English skills with this official OET Nursing resource. This Practice Test Book includes:•Three OET practice tests with answer keys•An overview of OET and how the test is scored•The Test-Taker’s Information Guide•Key assessment criteria•Useful language information.***Want to buy both print and kindle versions?***Buy the print book from Amazon.com and you will be given the option to purchase the kindle book at a heavily discounted price. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 308.0 MB)

0

A History of the World: From the 20th to the 21st Century

Description This second edition has been thoroughly updated and includes discussions on 9/11 and the second Gulf War, and takes into account the latest historical research. A comprehensive survey of the key events and personalities of this period throughout the world, it includes discussion on topics such as: the rivalry between European nations from 1900–1914 the Depression and the rise of Fascism during the 1920s and 1930s the global impact of the Cold War decolonization and its effects the continuing conflict in the Middle East. A History of the World provides a fascinating and authoritative account of the world since 1900, for general readers and students...

0

The Methods and Skills of History: A Practical Guide 4th Edition

Description Widely acclaimed for its accessibility and engaging approach to the subject, the fourth edition of The Methods and Skills of History combines theory and instruction with hands-on practice, making it a comprehensive guide to historical research and writing. Combines theory with hands-on practice in its introduction to historical methods Includes a series of field-tested exercises designed to make the research and writing of history more meaningful and accessible to readers Features expanded coverage of writing history and up-to-date coverage of online research Designed to strengthen students’ critical thinking and communication skills Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 55.5 MB)

0

Identity Politics in India and Europe

Description Identity Politics in India and Europe combines qualitative methods (20 interviews) with historical and philosophical analysis. The first part of the book discusses the history of perceptions between the Europe of Latin Christianity and the so-called Muslim world, starting from the 7th century onwards. The second part is devoted to a discussion on the emergence of modernity and how it changed the identity politics of earlier times. The third part explores the role that intellectual elites have to play. It comprises interviews of eminent scholars and thinkers in India such as Imtiaz Ahmad and Ashis Nandy. These make for an insightful read, especially as subtle...

0

Film History: An Introduction (4th Edition)

Description Written by two of the leading scholars in film studies, Film History: An Introduction 4e is a comprehensive, global survey of the medium that covers the development of every genre in film, from drama and comedy to documentary and experimental. Concepts and events are illustrated with frame enlargements taken from the original sources, giving students more realistic points of reference. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 956.8 MB)