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Guide du converti musulman

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Dans ce livre écrit par Fahd Salem Bahammam, se trouve un exposé de l’ensemble des informations religieuses que le musulman ne peut ignorer, avec une attention particulière portée sur les questions préoccupant le converti. Ce livre répond également aux questions le converti se pose par rapport a la réalité qui l’entoure dans un style simple et facile comprenant de nombreuses informations tirés du Coran et de la Sounnah.

Des fruits et des graines comestibles du monde entier

Des fruits et des graines comestibles du monde entier Pdf/ePub eBook Author: TONELLI Nicole,GALLOUIN François
Editor: Lavoisier
ISBN: 2743064811
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Des fruits et des graines comestibles du monde entier by TONELLI Nicole,GALLOUIN François Summary

L’étonnante diversité des fruits et des graines (baies, drupes, akènes, arilles, hespérides…), leur symbolique, les multiples anecdotes qui y sont liées mais aussi leur culture et leur commercialisation nous entraînent dans un grand voyage autour du monde riche d’odeurs, de couleurs et de saveurs. Des Fruits et des graines comestibles du monde entier captivera l’attention du lecteur curieux. Il sera également utile aux nutritionnistes, diététiciens, enseignants et étudiants en sciences qui veulent comprendre l’origine des fruits et graines, préciser des données botaniques, connaître leur valeur nutritionnelle, leur culture et les principales maladies et ravageurs les concernant.

Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500

Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lidia L. Zanetti Domingues,Lorenzo Caravaggi,Giulia M. Paoletti
Editor: Routledge
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Women and Violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500 by Lidia L. Zanetti Domingues,Lorenzo Caravaggi,Giulia M. Paoletti Summary

This pioneering work explores the theme of women and violence in the late medieval Mediterranean, bringing together medievalists of different specialties and methodologies to offer readers an updated outline of how different disciplines can contribute to the study of gender-based violence in medieval times. Building on the contributions of the social sciences, and in particular feminist criminology, the book analyses the rich theme of women and violence in its full spectrum, including both violence committed against women and violence perpetrated by women themselves, in order to show how medieval assumptions postulated a tight connection between the two. Violent crime, verbal offences, war and peace-making are among the themes approached by the book, which assesses to what extent coexisting elaborations on the relationship between femininity and violence in the Mediterranean were conflicting or collaborating. Geographical regions explored include Western Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic world. This multidisciplinary book will appeal to scholars and students of history, literature, gender studies, and legal studies.

Literature and Weather

Literature and Weather Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Johannes Ungelenk
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110560976
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"Literature and Weather. Shakespeare – Goethe – Zola" is dedicated to the relation between literature and weather, i.e. a cultural practice and an everyday phenomenon that has played very different epistemic roles in the history of the world. The study undertakes an archaeology of literature’s affinity to the weather which tells the story of literature’s weathery self-reflection and its creative reinventions as a medium in different epistemic and social circumstances.The book undertakes extensive close readings of three exemplary literary texts: Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Goethe’s The Sufferings of Young Werther and Zola’s The Rougon-Macquarts. These readings provide the basis for reconstructing three distinct formations, negotiating the relationship between literature and weather in the 17th, the 18th and the 19th centuries.The study is a pioneering contribution to the recent debates of literature’s indebtedness to the environment. It initiates a rewriting of literary history that is weather-sensitive; the question of literature’s agency, its power to affect, cannot be raised without understanding the way the weather works in a certain cultural formation.

Law and (Dis)Order in the Ancient Near East

Law and (Dis)Order in the Ancient Near East Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Katrien De Graef,Anne Goddeeris
Editor: Penn State Press
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Law and (Dis)Order in the Ancient Near East by Katrien De Graef,Anne Goddeeris Summary

Mesopotamia is often considered to be the birthplace of law codes. In recognition of this fact and motivated by the perennial interest in the topic among Assyriologists, the 59th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale was organized in Ghent in 2013 around the theme “Law and (Dis)Order in the Ancient Near East.” Based on papers delivered at that meeting, this volume contains twenty-six essays that focus on archaeological, philological, and historical topics related to order and chaos in the Ancient Near East. Written by a diverse array of international scholars, the contributions to this book explore laws and legal practices in the Ur III, Old Babylonian, Middle Assyrian, and Neo-Assyrian periods in Mesopotamia, as well as in Nuzi and the Hebrew Bible. Among the subjects covered are the Code of Hammurabi, legal phraseology, the archaeological traces of the organization of community life, and biblical law. The volume also contains essays that explore the concepts of chaos/disorder and law/order in divinatory texts and literature. Wide-ranging and cutting-edge, the essays in this collection will be of interest to Assyriologists, especially members of the International Association for Assyriology.

Dealing with Authorship

Dealing with Authorship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Burnautzki,Frederik Kiparski,Raphaël Thierry
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Dealing with Authorship by Sarah Burnautzki,Frederik Kiparski,Raphaël Thierry Summary

Literature and film generate symbolic as well as economic capital. As such, aesthetic productions exist in various contexts following contrasting rules. Which role(s) do authors and filmmakers play in positioning themselves in this conflictive relation? Bringing together fourteen essays by scholars from Germany, the USA, the UK and France, this volume examines the multiple ways in which the progressive (self-) fashioning of authors and filmmakers interacts with the public sphere, generating authorial postures, and thus arouses attention. It questions the autonomous nature of the artistic creation and highlights the parallels and differences between the more or less clear-cut national contexts, in order to elucidate the complexity of authorship from a multifaceted perspective, combining contributions from literary and cultural studies, as well as film, media, and communication studies. Dealing with Authorship, as a transversal venture, brings together reflections on leading critics, exploring works and postures of canonical and non-canonical authors and filmmakers. An uncommon and challenging picture of authorship is explored here, across national and international artistic fields that affect Africa, Europe and America. The volume raises the questions of cultural linkages between South and North, imbalances between the mainstream and the margins in an economic, literary or “racial” dimension, and, more broadly, the relation of power and agency between artists, editors, critics, publics, media and markets.

Reconciling with the Past

Reconciling with the Past Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Annika Frieberg,C.K. Martin Chung
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317229568
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Reconciling with the Past by Annika Frieberg,C.K. Martin Chung Summary

Are countries truly reconciled after successful conflict resolution? Are only resource-rich regions capable of reconciliation, while supposedly resource-poor ones are condemned to recurring conflicts? This book examines the availability of various resources for political reconciliation, and explores how they are utilized in overcoming particular obstacles during the process. While the existing literature focus on themes such as justice, apology and resentment, the analysis here is centered on intellectual resources in terms of ideas, memory cultures, master narratives, economic incentives, civil society initiatives and object lessons. The research and comparative research in this volume are conducted by renowned regional experts from South Africa to the Asia-Pacific, thus providing multidisciplinary perspectives and new insight on the subject.

Collected Poems

Collected Poems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Saint-John Perse
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400856396
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The Collected Poems of the Nobel laureate and poet-statesman are here reissued with the posthumous Song for an Equinox, to form a complete edition of his poetic oeuvre, including also his I960 Nobel speech On Poetry" and his 1965 essay on Dante. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions

The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Waïl S. Hassan
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199349800
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The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions is the most comprehensive treatment of the subject to date. In scope, the book encompasses the genesis of the Arabic novel in the second half of the nineteenth century and its development to the present in every Arabic-speaking country and in Arab immigrant destinations on six continents. Editor Waïl S. Hassan and his contributors describe a novelistic phenomenon which has pre-modern roots, stretching centuries back within the Arabic cultural tradition, and branching outward geographically and linguistically to every Arab country and to Arab writing in many languages around the world. The first of three innovative dimensions of this Handbook consists of examining the ways in which the Arabic novel emerged out of a syncretic merger between Arabic and European forms and techniques, rather than being a simple importation of the latter and rejection of the former, as early critics of the Arabic novel claimed. The second involves mapping the novel geographically as it took root in every Arab country, developing into often distinct though overlapping and interconnected local traditions. Finally, the Handbook concerns the multilingual character of the novel in the Arab world and by Arab immigrants and their descendants around the world, both in Arabic and in at least a dozen other languages. The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions reflects the current status of research in the broad field of Arab novelistic traditions and signals toward new directions of inquiry.

Julien Creuzet (English edition)

Julien Creuzet (English edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julien Creuzet,Eva Barois De Caevel,Dorothée Dupuis,Yoann Gourmel
Editor: Art Book Magazine Distribution
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Julien Creuzet (English edition) by Julien Creuzet,Eva Barois De Caevel,Dorothée Dupuis,Yoann Gourmel Summary

Julien Creuzet is an artist, videographer, performer and poet. He links forgotten, minority histories and imaginary representations of distant places with the social realities of the here and now. His exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo, which visit is rhythmed by a soundtrack composed specifically for it, takes the form of an immersive environment akin to a large public space suffused with the permanent state of tension that characterizes our era. It presents a multiplicity of different works and offers an array of disjointed narratives. Preferring anachronism to the linearity of established stories, Creuzet thus invokes poetry and politics to unfold a mobile imaginary that brings together different temporalities and geographies. Book contents - “An Interview or Not,” interview between Julien Creuzet and Yoann Gourmel - “Flashing Light-Elegy,” by Eva Barois De Caevel and Dorothée Dupuis. About the authors - Eva Barois De Caevel is an independent curator. She is in charge of publications at RAW Material Company—Center for Art Knowledge and Society (Dakar). - Dorothée Dupuis is an independent curator, art critic and publisher. She is the founder and editor in chief of the magazine Terremoto.mx. - Yoann Gourmel is a curator at the Palais de Tokyo. He curated Julien Creuzet’s solo show. A book published on the occasion of Julien Creuzet’s solo show at the Palais de Tokyo, 20.02 – 12.05.2019

Combining Aesthetic and Psychological Approaches to TV Series Addiction

Combining Aesthetic and Psychological Approaches to TV Series Addiction Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nathalie Camart,Sébastien Lefait,Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Combining Aesthetic and Psychological Approaches to TV Series Addiction by Nathalie Camart,Sébastien Lefait,Anne-Marie Paquet-Deyris Summary

This book establishes, and then analyses, the interrelation between series and dependence by focusing on two aspects of their connection: the overconsumption of TV series, and the production devices that lead to it. Due to its two-sided nature, the volume brings together specialists from different backgrounds. On the one hand, it involves people working with addiction, such as psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers, whose analytical tools and statistics are extremely useful in assessing the prevalence of TV series addiction, as well as its consequences, in order to make sense of its mechanics. For similar reasons, the authors also include professionals working with children and teenagers, since youths under 18 are largely affected by addictive tendencies. On the other hand, other contributions here are authored by TV series specialists, producers and scriptwriters, as well as academics in the fields of film and TV series studies, cultural studies, and narratology. Their specific perspectives on the topic help better understand what it is about the construction or reception of TV series that aims to create, maintain, amplify, or, on the contrary, curb their ingrained addictive effects.

French Made Simple

French Made Simple Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A. Rubio,E. Jackson
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317856317
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First published in 1981. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Cinema and the Algerian War of Independence

Cinema and the Algerian War of Independence Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ahmed Bedjaoui
Editor: Springer Nature
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The book examines the war of images between France and Algeria. Discussing the role of the United States during the war, it covers topics such the presence of American reporters in Algeria, John F. Kennedy’s support for Algerian independence while a senator, the broadcasting of documentaries on the Algerian war on public television, and reporting in the press. Even half a century after Algerian independence, there remains a need for both film and literature on the war from both sides of the Mediterranean. This might seem surprising, particularly to media professionals, given the quantity of output on the subject, but both French and Algerian portrayals of the war remain flawed and shackled to their respective ideologies. The generation of FLN leaders recognized early on the importance of images, and established a clandestine film structure that would bring the Algerian cause to the world stage. The book offers an insightful and timely contribution not just to the field of North African studies but also to other disciplines, such as film and media studies, anthropology, history, journalism, and political science. Providing a rich source of research topics and viable ideas for film and documentary projects, it is a must-read for students, scholars and media professionals alike.

Sous le Zandé, un Hangar au Toit de Paille

Sous le Zandé, un Hangar au Toit de Paille Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Myrna Brown
Editor: FriesenPress
ISBN: 152552738X
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Sous le Zandé, un Hangar au Toit de Paille by Myrna Brown Summary

THEA, UNE JEUNE FEMME AMÉRICAINE A UNE PASSION- Un désir inhérent de devenir missionnaire en Afrique de l’Ouest. Son désir l’emmène à Burkina Faso, en Afrique de l’Ouest, où sa mission chrétienne d’établir une église devient une réalité. Mais son expérience commence à la changer en quelqu’un qu’elle ne reconnaît plus. La profonde participation de Thea dans la vie de tous les jours des villageois gagne la confiance des gens du pays, et la réalité de la souffrance humaine force Thea a douté de ses racines chrétiennes, et de sa foi en Dieu. Dans le village de Kongoussi, Thea rencontre un médecin musulman, et elle tombe amoureuse de lui. Ensemble, ils arrivent à satisfaire les besoins des gens du village, mais ces besoins sont vastes, et reposent encore plus sur Thea. Cette histoire d’amour émouvante autour de la clarification des besoins et des souffrances humains, vont forcer le destin de Thea pour la vie. Gardera t-elle sa foi, ou bien, est-ce que ces réalisations lui feront perdre ses convictions chrétiennes pour toujours?


1534–1663 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jean B. A. Ferland
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Fear and Faith in Paradise

Fear and Faith in Paradise Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Phil Karber
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442214791
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From life along the Tigris River in the 1970s to the ongoing Arab Spring uprisings, Phil Karber has witnessed decades of change throughout the Middle East. Fear and Faith in Paradise draws on his wealth of experience to sketch a timely and compelling portrait of the region throughout history. Seamlessly moving between past and present, Karber skillfully develops two overarching themes: How America's footprint can be shifted from a military to a humanitarian emphasis and how fear is used as a cudgel by today’s monotheistic leaders to sacrifice the faithful. Whether Christian, Muslim, or Jewish, they all invoke their own vision of paradise, often as incentive, in hopeless conflicts that seem doomed to be repeated. Karber’s down-to-earth writing vividly conveys the region’s charm and beauty against a backdrop of power struggles among competing faiths, nationalisms, and outside forces.

French Made Simple

French Made Simple Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pamela Rose Haze
Editor: Crown
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French Made Simple will help you learn to speak French quickly and easily! An invaluable introduction to one of the most studied languages, French Made Simple is ideal for students, business professionals, and tourists alike. Teaching the basics of grammar, vocabulary, and culture, it guides you step-by-step through the process of learning and conversing quickly. Refreshingly easy to understand, French Made Simple includes: • Grammar basics • Modern vocabulary • Helpful verb chart • French-English dictionary • Reading exercises • Economic information • Common expressions • Review quizzes • Complete answer key

Nineteenth-Century French Short Stories (Dual-Language)

Nineteenth-Century French Short Stories (Dual-Language) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stanley Appelbaum
Editor: Courier Corporation
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Nineteenth-Century French Short Stories (Dual-Language) by Stanley Appelbaum Summary

French text and English translations on facing pages of six stories: Merimée's Mateo Falcone, Nerval's Sylvie, Daudet's La mule du Pape, Flaubert's Hérodias, Zola's L’attaque du moulin,, de Maupassant's Mademoiselle Perle.

Global and Local in Algeria and Morocco

Global and Local in Algeria and Morocco Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James McDougall,Robert P. Parks
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This book brings together contributors across the disciplines to examine the local, national, regional and global processes that have shaped Maghribi societies, economies and politics since the colonial period. Focusing equally on the local shape of global processes and on the broader significance of particular ‘ways of doing things’, these studies move beyond generalisations about globalisation and its impact on local societies, whether developmental or detrimental, of the ‘global in the local’, or of ‘glocalisation’. Cases range from the onset of the ‘first wave’ of globalisation in the colonial era to the most recent developments in identity politics, consumerism, and telecommunications. Contributors show how nationalising and globalising influences are seized, remade, and put to work in very different ways by High Atlas farmers or urban real estate speculators, human rights activists at the edge of the Sahara and amateur theatre actors in Mediterranean towns. Always located somewhere, these social actors nonetheless act in different ways, with different effects, at different levels of engagement, whether with each other, their own governments, or the wider world. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of North African Studies.

Algeria - A Guide for Adventurous Travellers

Algeria - A Guide for Adventurous Travellers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter Lockyer
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 0244627789
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This guide to Algeria is one of the only up to date guides in English to the largest country in Africa. This country is largely unknown by English speaking people. However, it has wonderful cities and countryside to explore. Since the bloody civil unrest in the 1990s the country is largely safe to visit. The guide contains basic information you need to visit the north of the country, and concentrates on the key cities of Algiers, Oran, Constantine and Tlemcen. There are descriptions of what to see and when to go. There are also guides to the three great Roman cities at Timgad, Djemila and Tipasa. The guide covers essential travel information about security, visas, food, and how to get around.

Samuel Beckett l'œvre carrefour/l'œuvre limite

Samuel Beckett l'œvre carrefour/l'œuvre limite Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marius Buning,Matthijs Engelberts,Sjef Houppermans,Emmanuel C. Jacquart
Editor: Rodopi
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Samuel Beckett l'œvre carrefour/l'œuvre limite by Marius Buning,Matthijs Engelberts,Sjef Houppermans,Emmanuel C. Jacquart Summary

ISBN 9042003375 (paperback) NLG 55.00 From the contents: Beckettissimo: Beckett virtuose de l'echo: 'fin de partie' et l'essence du bouddhisme (Emmanuel Jacquart).- Staging of institutional tensions in Beckett's plays (Juergen Siess).- Postmodern staging of 'waiting for Godot' (Mariko Hori Tanaka).- Staging himself, or Beckett's late style in the theatre (S.E. Gontarski). figure.


Renaissance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Meredith Wild
Editor: Éditions Meredith
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Tristan Red est un tueur à gages… Certaines personnes mesurent leur vie en heures. En jours. En semaines. Je mesure la mienne en contrats. Une opération militaire secrète qui a mal tourné m’a volé ma mémoire et tout ce qui me rattachait à mon passé. Et voilà mon existence aujourd’hui. Je tue pour survivre. Rien de plus, rien de moins. J’allais ajouter le nom d’Isabel Foster à mon carnet des âmes infortunées quand elle a prononcé l’unique mot capable d’arrêter la balle que je lui destinais. Mon nom. Elle connaît mon visage. Elle sait qui je suis. Elle est la clé de la porte des souvenirs que je ne suis pas certain de vouloir ouvrir. Plus rien n’est simple. J’ai toujours un boulot à faire, et mon âme ne vaut pas la peine d’être sauvée. Je ne suis pas celui qu’elle croit. Je suis incapable de l’aimer. L’épargner a fait de nous deux des cibles.

Speech Surrogates

Speech Surrogates Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas A. Sebeok
Editor: Walter de Gruyter
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Travels through France and Italy

Travels through France and Italy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tobias Smollett
Editor: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1770482865
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Tobias Smollett travelled through Europe with his wife in 1763-65 in a journey designed to recover his mental and physical health after the death of their daughter. The resulting travel narrative provoked controversy and anger in the eighteenth century, when it was often negatively compared to Laurence Sterne’s fictional European travels in A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. Unlike Sterne’s sensitive hero, Smollett is argumentative, acerbic, and often contemptuous of local customs. In addition to a critical introduction, this edition provides extensive annotation and appendices with material on Smollett’s correspondence, the book’s reception in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, related travel writing, and Smollett’s infamous satirization as “Smelfungus” in Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey.

Material Histories of Time

Material Histories of Time Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gianenrico Bernasconi,Susanne Thürigen
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110625032
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The historiography of timekeeping is traditionally characterized by a dichotomy between research that investigates the evolution of technical devices on the one hand, and research that is concerned with the examination of the cultures and uses of time on the other hand. Material Histories of Time opens a dialogue between these two approaches by taking monumental clocks, table clocks, portable watches, carriage clocks, and other forms of timekeeping as the starting point of a joint reflection of specialists of the history of horology together with scholars studying the social and cultural history of time. The contributions range from the apparition of the first timekeeping mechanical systems in the Middle Ages to the first evidence of industrialization in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josef Meri
Editor: Routledge
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The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue. The volume is designed to illuminate positive encounters between Muslims and Jews, as well as points of conflict, within a historical framework. Among other goals, the volume seeks to correct common misperceptions about the history of Muslim-Jewish relations by complicating familiar political narratives to include dynamics such as the cross-influence of literary and intellectual traditions. Reflecting unique and original collaborations between internationally-renowned contributors, the book is intended to spark further collaborative and constructive conversation and scholarship in the academy and beyond.

Plato Revived

Plato Revived Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Filip Karfík,Euree Song
Editor: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110324660
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The essays compiled in this volume individually address the varied forms in which the revival of Platonism manifested itself in ancient philosophy. It pays special attention to the issues of unity and beauty, the mind and knowledge, the soul and the body, virtue and happiness, and additionally considers the political and religious dimensions of Platonic thought. Starting from Plato and Aristotle, the studies examine the multiple transformational forms of Platonism, including the Neo-Platonists – Plotinus, Porphyrios, Iamblichus, Themistius, Proclus, and Marinus – along with Christian thinkers such as St. Augustine, Boethius, and Dionysus the Areopagite. The authors who have contributed to this volume make multiple references to the scholarly work of Dominic J. O’Meara. Their further refinement of O’Meara’s approach particularly casts a new light on Late-Platonic ethics. The essays in this collection also contribute to scholarly research about the multiple inter-relationships among the Platonists themselves and between Platonists and philosophers from other schools. Taken as a whole, this book reveals the full breadth of potential in the revival and transformation of ancient Platonism.

Muslim Cultures in the Indo-Iranian World during the Early-Modern and Modern Periods

Muslim Cultures in the Indo-Iranian World during the Early-Modern and Modern Periods Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Fabrizio Speziale,Denis Hermann
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Die Reihe Islamkundliche Untersuchungen wurde 1969 im Klaus Schwarz Verlag begründet und hat sich zu einem der wichtigsten Publikationsorgane der Islamwissenschaft in Deutschland entwickelt. Die über 330 Bände widmen sich der Geschichte, Kultur und den Gesellschaften Nordafrikas, des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens sowie Zentral-, Süd- und Südost-Asiens.


SOMMES-NOUS À LA FIN D’UN TEMPS? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Leveillard
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SOMMES-NOUS À LA FIN D’UN TEMPS? by Daniel Leveillard Summary

« La fin du monde ». Allez savoir pourquoi on en parle tant pour l’année 2012, en référence à une prétendue prophétie maya. L’idée d’une fin du monde est commune à toutes les civilisations. Partout, le monde a été créé, et puisqu’il y a un commencement des temps, il y aura forcément une fin des temps. Ceci étant d’ailleurs vérifié par la Science. Dans la Bible, il est parlé également de « fin », mais si l’Apocalypse n’exclut pas l’idée d’une catastrophe destructrice de l’Humanité, elle parle aussi d’une Révélation (c’est la signification du mot grec apocalypsos). Qui disant « Révélation » signifiant sans ambiguïté qu’il y a quelque chose d’autre « après ». Un Monde Nouveau, un temps nouveau. « La fin d’un temps » s’inscrit dans la Bonne Espérance d’un changement, radical et durable, une « révolution » dans notre façon de penser et notre façon d’être. Sommes-nous à la fin d’un temps ? retrace l’évolution d’un système qui eut ses heures de gloire et qui, devenu par trop obsolète, a abouti à un bouleversement. On ne peut ignorer la différence d’esprit entre l’Ancien Régime, royaliste, et le Nouveau Régime, républicain, mais on oublie facilement la différence, volontairement occultée, entre l’Église avant la Révolution et l’Église après la Révolution. Alors que la royauté était intimement liée à l’Église, cette Alliance entre le Trône et l’Autel qui remonte à la nuit des temps, la République, par une extension de la laïcité, s’est détachée des choses du Ciel, reléguant la divinité au rang de deus otiosus. L’étude honnête montre pourtant que jamais le Merveilleux n’a été autant manifesté que depuis la Révolution, et que tout annonce (pour bientôt) un événement de nature providentielle qui va bouleverser le cours de l’Histoire. Cet ouvrage, fruit de très nombreuses années de recherches, constitue une somme quant aux manifestations mariales et christiques, où l'auteur renouant avec les textes authentiques, montre à quel point il y a loin de l'Histoire Simple à l'Histoire Sainte.

Encyclopaedia of International Aviation Law

Encyclopaedia of International Aviation Law Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philip Forsang Ndikum,Serge-Delors Ndikum
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The four volumes of the Encyclopaedia of International Aviation Law are intended for students, lawyers, judges, scholars and readers of all backgrounds with an interest in Aviation Law; and to provide the definitive corpus of relevant national and regional legislation, including global aviation treaties and legislation to enable all readers without exception, to develop the background, knowledge and tools to understand local, regional and international Aviation Law in contextual fashion.

Par ce nom

Par ce nom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John R. Cross
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Par ce nom by John R. Cross Summary

La vie est remplie de mystères. Est-ce possible de trouver de l’ordre dans le chaos? Y a-t-il des solutions aux problèmes de tous les jours? Existe-t-il un sens et un but à la vie? Peut-on savoir pourquoi on est ici et où on va? Pourquoi y a-t-il tant de souffrance et de mort? Y a-t-il une vie après la mort? Peut‑on le savoir ici-même sur terre? Suis‑je destiné à perdre mon identité et me transformer en vide? Est‑ce vrai qu’il n’existe aucune réponse à ces questions? Il y a un livre ancien, « La Sainte Bible », qui se penche sur toutes ces questions primordiales. Mais peut-on s’y fier? Pour tirer vos propres conclusions, il faut savoir ce qu’il dit au juste. Par ce nom écarte la religion de ce livre sacré, la Bible, et permet au récit de parler de lui-même. Dans le processus, un message d’espoir surgit. C’est un livre à ne pas rater. « J’ai compris des choses que je n’avais jamais comprises auparavant. Cela ressemblait à des pièces d’un casse-tête qui s’assemblaient. Le message avait du sens. »

European Romanticism

European Romanticism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen Prickett
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European Romanticism by Stephen Prickett Summary

Romanticism was always culturally diverse. Though English-language anthologies have previously tended to see Romanticism as predominantly British, the term itself actually originated in Germany, where it became the banner of a Europe-wide movement involving the profound intellectual and aesthetic changes which we now associate with modernity. This anthology is the first to place British Romanticism within a comprehensive and multi-lingual European context, showing how ideas and writers interconnected across national and linguistic boundaries. By reprinting everything in the original languages, together with an English translation of all non-English material in parallel on the opposite page, it offers a new intellectual map of Romanticism. Material is thematically arranged as follows: - Art & Aesthetics - The Self - History - Language - Hermeneutics & Theology - Nature - The Exotic - Science While focusing on European texts, the inclusion of essays on their North American and Japanese reception means that Romanticism can be seen as a global phenomenon, influencing a surprising number of the ways in which the modern world sees itself.

Vocal Virtuosity

Vocal Virtuosity Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sean M. Parr
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Nothing strikes the ear quite like a soprano singing in the sonic stratosphere. Whether thrilling, chilling, or repellent to the listener, the reaction to cascades of coloratura with climaxing high notes is strong. Coloratura-agile, rapid-fire singing-was originally essential for all singers, but its function changed greatly when it became the specialty of particular sopranos over the course of the nineteenth century. The central argument of Vocal Virtuosity challenges the historical commonplace that coloratura became an anachronism in nineteenth-century opera. Instead, the book demonstrates that melismas at mid-century were made modern. Coloratura became an increasingly marked musical gesture during the century with a correspondingly more specific dramaturgical function. In exploring this transformation, the book reveals the instigators of this change in vocal practice and examines the historical traces of Parisian singers who were the period's greatest exponents of vertiginous vocality as archetypes of the modern coloratura soprano. The book constructs the historical trajectory of coloratura as it became gendered the provenance of the female singer, while also considering what melismas can signify in operatic performance. As a whole, it argues that vocal virtuosity was a source of power for women, generating space for female authorship and creativity. In so doing, the book reclaims a place in history for the coloratura soprano.

My Memoirs (1802 to 1833)

My Memoirs (1802 to 1833) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexandre Dumas
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There is no real biography of Alexandre Dumas. Nobody has collected and sifted all his correspondence, tracked his every movement, and pursued him through newspapers and legal documents. Letters and other papers (if they have been preserved) should be as abundant in the case of Dumas as they are scanty in the case of Molière. But they are left to the dust of unsearched offices; and it is curious that in France so little has been systematically written about her most popular if not her greatest novelist. Many treatises on one or other point in the life and work of Dumas exist, but there is nothing like Boswell's Johnson or Lockhart's Scott. TheMémoires by the novelist himself cover only part of his career, Les Enfances Dumas; and they bear the same resemblance to a serious conscientious autobiography as Vingt Ans Après bears to Mr. Gardiner's History of England. They contain facts, indeed, but facts beheld through the radiant prismatic fancy of the author, who, if he had a good story to tell, dressed it up "with a cocked hat and a sword," as was the manner of an earlier novelist. The volumes of travel, and the delightful work on Dumas's domestic menagerie,Mes Bêtes, also contain personal confessions, as does the novel, Ange Pitou, with the Causeries, and other books. Fortunately Dumas wrote most about his early life, and the early life of most people is more interesting than the records of their later years. In its limitation to his years of youth, the Mémoires of Dumas resemble that equally delightful book, the long autobiographical fragment by George Sand. Both may contain much Dichtung as well as Wahrheit: at least we see the youth of the great novelists as they liked to see it themselves. The Mémoires, with Mes Bêtes, possess this advantage over most of the books, that the most crabbed critic cannot say that Dumas did not write them himself. In these works, certainly, he was unaided by Maquet or any other collaborator. They are all his own, and the essential point of note is that they display all the humour, the goodness of heart, the overflowing joy in life, which make the charm of the novels. Here, unmixed, unadulterated, we have that essence of Dumas with which he transfigured the tame "copy" drawn up by Maquet and others under his direction. He told them where to find their historical materials, he gave them the leading ideas of the plot, told them how to block out the chapters, and then he took these chapters and infused into them his own spirit, the spirit which, in its pure shape, pervades every page of the Mémoires. They demonstrate that, while he received mechanical aid from collaborators, took from their hands the dry bones of his romances, it was he who made the dry bones live. He is now d'Artagnan, now Athos, now Gorenflot, now Chicot,—all these and many other personages are mere aspects of the immortal, the creative Alexandre.

Delphi Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott (Illustrated) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sir Walter Scott
Editor: Delphi Classics
ISBN: 1908909048
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Sir Walter Scott, the Scottish novelist, poet, historian and biographer, is often regarded as the inventor of the historical novel, who produced a wide body of literary works, having a profound impact on world literature. This comprehensive eBook presents Scott’s complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 7) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Scott’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 26 novels, with individual contents tables * Rare novels and shorter fiction often missed out of collections * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Famous works such as WAVERLEY, ROB ROY and IVANHOE are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry * Easily locate the poems you want to read * Includes Scott’s rare poetry collections and plays – available in no other collection * Includes a wide selection of Scott’s non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s varied works * Special criticism section with essays by writers such as Henry James, Leslie Stephen and Charles Dickens examining Scott's literary achievements * Features two biographies – discover Scott’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres * UPDATED with entirely revised texts, new formatting, rare plays and new introductions Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels WAVERLEY GUY MANNERING THE ANTIQUARY BLACK DWARF OLD MORTALITY ROB ROY THE HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR A LEGEND OF MONTROSE IVANHOE THE MONASTERY THE ABBOT KENILWORTH THE PIRATE THE FORTUNES OF NIGEL PEVERIL OF THE PEAK QUENTIN DURWARD ST. RONAN’S WELL REDGAUNTLET THE BETROTHED THE TALISMAN WOODSTOCK THE FAIR MAID OF PERTH ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN COUNT ROBERT OF PARIS CASTLE DANGEROUS The Shorter Fiction CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE MY AUNT MARGARET’S MIRROR THE TAPESTRIED CHAMBER DEATH OF THE LAIRD’S JOCK. MISCELLANEOUS SHORT PIECES The Plays GOETZ VON BERLICHINGEN HALIDON HILL MACDUFF’S CROSS THE DOOM OF DEVORGOIL AUCHINDRANE THE HOUSE OF ASPEN The Poetry Collections TRANSLATIONS AND IMITATIONS FROM GERMAN BALLADS THE MINSTRELSY OF THE SCOTTISH BORDER THE LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL BALLADS AND LYRICAL PIECES MARMION THE LADY OF THE LAKE THE VISION OF DON RODERICK THE BRIDAL OF TRIERMAIN ROKEBY THE FIELD OF WATERLOO THE LORD OF THE ISLES HAROLD THE DAUNTLESS MISCELLANEOUS POEMS The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Non-Fiction THE LIFE OF JOHN DRYDEN PAUL’S LETTERS TO HIS KINSFOLK THE JOURNAL OF SIR WALTER SCOTT THE LETTERS OF MALACHI MALAGROWTHER THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE TALES OF A GRANDFATHER LETTERS ON DEMONOLOGY AND WITCHCRAFT TRIAL OF DUNCAN TERIG, ALIAS CLERK, AND ALEXANDER BANE MACDONALD MISCELLANEOUS PROSE WORKS The Criticism SIR WALTER SCOTT by William Hazlitt SIR WALTER SCOTT by Leslie Stephen THE POEMS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT by Andrew Lang LETTERS TO DEAD AUTHORS by Andrew Lang SIR WALTER SCOTT AND THE BORDER MINSTRELSY by Andrew Lang SIR WALTER SCOTT AS A CRITIC OF LITERATURE by Margaret Ball SIR WALTER SCOTT: A LECTURE by William Ker SIR WALTER SCOTT by Henry James MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS by Robert Louis Stevenson SCOTT AND HIS PUBLISHERS by Charles Dickens SIR WALTER SCOTT AND LADY MORGAN by Victor Hugo The Biographies SIR WALTER SCOTT by Richard H. Hutton SIR WALTER SCOTT by George Saintsbury Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks


Ezourvedam Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ludo Rocher
Editor: John Benjamins Publishing
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The Ezourvedam, used by Voltaire among others, as sourcebook for the most ancient of religions, was thereupon found to have been a fraud. Actually it was composed by a Christian – the text shows him to have been a French Jesuit missionary, who did not necessarily know Sanskrit – in order to convert Hindus to Christianity. The controversy surrounding the spurious Veda continues, involving a number of scholars and missionaries particularly in the question of whether or not the Veda was composed in Sanskrit or French. In tracing the history of the Ezourvedam Ludo Rocher adds a number of points, one being that the text was definitely first written in French with a view to a later Sanskrit translation or, more likely, to one of several modern Indian vernaculars. This edition is based on the manuscripts of Voltaire and Anquetil du Perron, and, especially, on a third manuscript preserved at the Bibliotheque National in Paris, wrongly catalogued there as Yajurveda. This edition is therefor markedly different from the 1778 edition by the Baron de Sainte-Croix.

Changing Societies

Changing Societies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vincent Mariet,Muthia Chandra,Letyzia Taufani,Martine Raibaud,David Waterman
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1527555798
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Changing Societies by Vincent Mariet,Muthia Chandra,Letyzia Taufani,Martine Raibaud,David Waterman Summary

Putting movement at the center of our political and practical perspectives is to consider several issues related to the movement itself, including questions about the concept of “pure” culture. The migrant—s/he who moves—is seen as an “intruder” and a threat to cultural norms, but other frightening social mutations such as environmental problems or the growing place of artificial intelligence in societies are just some examples of evolving cultural and social identity, observable in each temporality, each geographical area and even in each discipline, and make it possible to study the different aspects of the dynamic movement that is at the origin of social changes. This volume explores the ways in which populations confronted with such social changes are affected, and which consequently can foster new ways of individual or collective decision-making.

Learning, Knowledge and Cultural Context

Learning, Knowledge and Cultural Context Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Linda King
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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Learning, Knowledge and Cultural Context by Linda King Summary

This special issue of the International Review of Education includes contri butions on indigenous knowledge, the cultural context of learning and on the interplay between the so-called "traditional" and "modern" ways of educa tion. It starts from the assumption that cultures are not static, that they are shifting and mutating, and that the Western need to encapsulate "other cultures", which found its most extreme form in their being frozen in time and boxed behind glass in museums of ethnology, has distorted our under standing of the way in which different cultures create, recreate and repro duce knowledge. The basic premise of this position is that there is no such thing as a pure culture, and that all cultures borrow, lend, adapt, and distort distinct elements from other cultures. All cultures, moreover, provide their members with ways of learning about that culture, which include elements such as language, forms of social organisation, and ritual spaces for the trans mission of specialised knowledge. Meaning may be shifted over time, but that in itself is a product of the passage of knowledge through history. Indeed, much meaning is cyclical and reinterpretive so that cultures may look back to a mythological past which they assumed gave them their essential identity but which may be part fact, part fantasy, and part fiction. This is then rein terpreted in the light of changed and changing historical circumstances.