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A World Divided

Author : Marion Zimmer Bradley
ISBN : 0756401674
Genre : Fiction
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Three electrifying full-length novels in one stellar volume includes The Bloody Sun, in which Jeff Kerwin, plagued by dreams of the mysterious world surrounding the Terran oasis, returns to the planet of the Bloody Sun where he must unlock the secrets of the Towers to discover his true birthright. Original.
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A World Divided

Author : Steve Phillips
ISBN : 0435308122
Genre : Cold War
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Edexcel GCE History is a brand new series for AS and A2 which is tailored to Edexcel's exam specification for 2008.
Category: Cold War

Beyond A World Divided

Author : Erika Erdmann
ISBN : 9780595160372
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Thinkers as diverse as C.P. Snow, J. Bronowski, and Carl Sagan have described the rift between the “two cultures” of science and the humanities as the greatest barrier to solving the many problems threatening today’s world. During the last two decades of his life, Nobel laureate Roger W. Sperry – best known for his pioneering split-brain studies that highlighted the differing aptitudes of the two hemispheres of the human brain – turned his energies to this dilemma. Sperry’s ideas about consciousness challenged the behaviorist orthodoxy that prevailed in psychology in the 1950s and ’60s, and provided a way of understanding the relationship between brain and mind that not only more accurately reflected reality, but also promised a reconciliation between the conflicting claims of hard-edged objective fact and the realm of human emotion and subjective experience. Beyond A World Divided chronicles the neuroscientist’s groundbreaking research, his efforts to refine and win acceptance for his ideas, and his struggle to advance his work despite the onslaught of the degenerative nerve disease that eventually killed him. The book concludes by surveying the debate in the psychological and philosophical communities about the impact of Sperry’s ideas – a debate which still continues.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Divided World Divided Class

Author : Zak Cope
ISBN : 1894946685
Genre : Political Science
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Divided World Divided Class charts the history of the 'labour aristocracy' in the capitalist world system, from its roots in colonialism to its birth and eventual maturation into a full-fledged middle class in the age of imperialism. It argues that pervasive national, racial and cultural chauvinism in the core capitalist countries is not primarily attributable to 'false class consciousness', ideological indoctrination or ignorance as much left and liberal thinking assumes. Rather, these and related forms of bigotry are concentrated expressions of the major social strata of the core capitalist nations' shared economic interest in the exploitation and repression of dependent nations. The book demonstrates not only how redistribution of income derived from super-exploitation has allowed for the amelioration of class conflict in the wealthy capitalist countries, it also shows that the exorbitant 'super-wage' paid to workers there has meant the disappearance of a domestic vehicle for socialism, an exploited working class. Rather, in its place is a deeply conservative metropolitan workforce committed to maintaining, and even extending, its privileged position through imperialism. This second edition includes new material such as data on growing inequality between the richest and poorest countries; data illustrating rising real wages in Imperial Britain; explication of the concepts of value, monopoly capital and unequal exchange and their ramifications for the global class structure; discussion of social imperialism on the left; responses to critiques surrounding the thesis of mass embourgeoisement through imperialism; as well as further information on a range of subjects.
Category: Political Science

Edexcel A2 History Unit 3 E2

Author : Bye Fellow in History St Edmund's College Robin Bunce
ISBN : 0007457448
Genre : A-level examinations
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Enable students to succeed in their exam with Superpower Relations. This study aid contains the key information that students need for Edexcel History A2 Unit 3 Option E2, clearly laid out with Examiners' and Essential notes. Also included are graded essays with full comments from experienced examiners on how to secure higher grades. A world divided: Superpower relations, 1944-90 covers all the content and skills your students will need for their Edexcel A2 Unit 3 Option E2 examination, including: * Chapter 1: CONTROVERSY A: WHY DID THE COLD WAR BETWEEN THE SUPERPOWERS EMERGE IN THE YEARS TO 1953? Including - The origins of the Cold War 1917-44; early stages of the Cold War, 1945-9; Stalinisation in Eastern Europe, 1945-53; Korean War, 1950-3; critical assessment of the key interpretations - ideological confrontation, great power rivalry, responsibility of the leaders, misjudgement * Chapter 2: THE POST-STALIN THAW AND THE BID FOR PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE Including - The USSR after Stalin; Soviet moves towards peaceful co-existence and the US response; the end of the thaw * Chapter 3: THE ARMS RACE, 1949-63 Including - Development of weapon technology and delivery systems; the 'balance of terror'; the Cuban Missile Crisis * Chapter 4: SINO-SOVIET RELATIONS, 1949-76 Including - Sino-Soviet relations, 1949-50; consolidation of the friendship, 1950-4; deterioration, 1954-8; confrontation, 1959-69; 'ping-pong' diplomacy; Sino-US relations, 1972-6 * Chapter 5: DÉTENTE, 1969-80 Including - The origins and features of détente; the reality and success of détente, 1973-6; critics and détente in decline; the end of détente, 1979-81 * Chapter 6: CONTROVERSY B: WHY DID THE COLD WAR COME TO AN END IN THE 1980s? Including - US foreign policy in the 1980s; weakening Soviet control over Eastern Europe; the end of the Cold War; critical assessment of the key interpretations - the role of personalities, the impact of economic factors, 'people power' in the Soviet Bloc, the moral bankruptcy of communism * Chapter 7: EXAM SKILLS * Chapter 8: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS * Index
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One World Divided

Author : Preston Everett James
ISBN : UCAL:B4336519
Genre : English language
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A Divided World

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ISBN : 9781841504025
Genre : Art
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Roosevelt's New Deal introduced sweeping social, political and cultural change across the United States, which the Hollywood film community embraced enthusiastically. This book examines some of the important programs of the New Deal and the subsequent response of the Hollywood film community.
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One World Divided

Author : Preston Everett James
ISBN : UCAL:B4568553
Genre : English language
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Berlin Divided City 1945 1989

Author : Philip Broadbent
ISBN : 1845457552
Genre : History
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A great deal of attention continues to focus on Berlin’s cultural and political landscape after the fall of the Berlin Wall, but as yet, no single volume looks at the divided city through an interdisciplinary analysis. This volume examines how the city was conceived, perceived, and represented during the four decades preceding reunification and thereby offers a unique perspective on divided Berlin’s identities. German historians, art historians, architectural historians, and literary and cultural studies scholars explore the divisions and antagonisms that defined East and West Berlin; and by tracing the little studied similarities and extensive exchanges that occurred despite the presence of the Berlin Wall, they present an indispensible study on the politics and culture of the Cold War.
Category: History

A World Divided

Author : Ed Jones
ISBN : OCLC:43185493
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The Un Common Good

Author : Jim Wallis
ISBN : 1587433621
Genre : Religion
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Jim Wallis thinks our life together can be better. In this timely and provocative book, he shows us how to reclaim Jesus's ancient and compelling vision of the common good--a vision that impacts and inspires not only our politics but also our personal lives, families, churches, neighborhoods, and world. Now available in paperback with a new preface. "Personal/political, religion/politics, faith/power, ideology/pragmatism . . . Jim Wallis is a wrestler of values, ideas, and policies and how they interact to shape the world we live in. His deep, melodious voice is easy to listen to, but what he says takes a harder commitment to live by."--Bono, lead singer of U2; cofounder of ONE.org "Wallis persuades more powerfully here than ever before. . . . He lays out the theology of [Jesus's gospel of the kingdom] and then issues to all Christians a rallying cry to apply that theology both in private life and in the arena of public activity."--Phyllis Tickle, author of Emergence Christianity "Jim Wallis has long been an influential voice on Christian ethics and public life. . . . A fresh take on the interplay of faith and politics in America."--Relevant "Jim Wallis and I have a variety of differences on domestic and international policy, but there is no message more timely or urgent than his call to actively consider the common good."--Michael Gerson, op-ed columnist, The Washington Post "Reading this book will help you be more like Jesus, especially in the public square."--Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor, Northland--A Church Distributed
Category: Religion

Spiritual Education In A Divided World

Author : Cathy Ota
ISBN : 9781136758454
Genre : Education
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In the era of globalization debate has turned to the vital need for a thorough understanding of its impact on the spirituality and health of the youth of today. Spiritual Education in a Divided World recognises the urgent need for effective research in this area. This exceptional volume takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle the key question
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The Divided Mind Of The Black Church

Author : Raphael G. Warnock
ISBN : 9781479832286
Genre : Religion
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What is the true nature and mission of the church? Is its proper Christian purpose to save souls, or to transform the social order? This question is especially fraught when the church is one built by an enslaved people and formed, from its beginning, at the center of an oppressed community’s fight for personhood and freedom. Such is the central tension in the identity and mission of the black church in the United States. For decades the black church and black theology have held each other at arm’s length. Black theology has emphasized the role of Christian faith in addressing racism and other forms of oppression, arguing that Jesus urged his disciples to seek the freedom of all peoples. Meanwhile, the black church, even when focused on social concerns, has often emphasized personal piety rather than social protest. With the rising influence of white evangelicalism, biblical fundamentalism, and the prosperity gospel, the divide has become even more pronounced. In The Divided Mind of the Black Church, Raphael G. Warnock, Senior Pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, the spiritual home of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., traces the historical significance of the rise and development of black theology as an important conversation partner for the black church. Calling for honest dialogue between black and womanist theologians and black pastors, this fresh theological treatment demands a new look at the church’s essential mission.
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Divided World

Author : Binod Kumar Gogoi
ISBN : 9781649838056
Genre : Political Science
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Divided World – In Search of an Elusive Consensus is an honest attempt to trace the ills of mankind so as to find ways and means to iron out the conflicting divisive politics of nations that baffle a tangible solution. The book primarily deals with the pressing and intricate issues before mankind at the present moment. Here an attempt has been made in a very objective manner to search for a consensus to find a lasting solution to the vexing issues that so far defy easy solution in the comity of the nations of the world.
Category: Political Science

In Pursuit Of World Order

Author : Richard N. Gardner
ISBN : UOM:39015001693319
Genre : International agencies
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Divided City

Author : Theresa Breslin
ISBN : 9781472910493
Genre : Children's plays, English
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A tale of two boys - one a Catholic, one a Protestant - whose attempt to help an outsider is set against the sectarian prejudices around them in Glasgow when the annual Orange Walks begin.
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Girl Divided

Author : Willow Rose
Genre : Fiction
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Divided In Unity

Author : Andreas Glaeser
ISBN : 0226297845
Genre : History
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More than a decade after unification, Germany remains deeply divided. Following East and West German police officers on their patrols through the newly-united city of Berlin and observing how they make sense of one another in a fast-changing environment, Andreas Glaeser explains how East-West boundaries have been maintained by the interactions of institutions, practices, and cultural forms-including diverging patterns of understanding rooted in vastly different social systems, readily revived Cold War images, the continuing search for an adequate response to Germany's Nazi past, and the politics and organization of unification, which impose highly asymmetrical burdens on east and west. Glaeser also leverages his ethnography to develop an innovative approach to studying identity formation processes. Central to his theory is an emphasis on the exchange of identifications and the particular ways in which they are deployed and recognized in interpretations, narratives, and performances as parts of face-to-face encounters, political discourses, and organizational practices.
Category: History

The Divided States Of America

Author : Dr. Richard Land
ISBN : 9781418554699
Genre : Political Science
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A popular look at the separation of church and state: what it is, what it isn't, and why it matters for the future of religion in America. An alarm-ringing but intelligent and fair-minded revelation of the backlash against traditional moral values, presented in an accessible and practical way using the sports analogy of fair play. Explains why religiously-informed moral values are under threat in a one-sided interpretation of church and state. Empowers readers by helping them to clarify confusing viewpoints and motivating them to act on what they believe.
Category: Political Science