Download E-books The Puritan Culture of America's Military: U.S. Army War Crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan (Classical and Contemporary Social Theory) PDF

By Ronald Lorenzo

This e-book explores Puritanism and its carrying on with impression on U.S. and armed forces legislation within the worldwide battle on Terror, exploring connections among Puritanism and notions of accountability relating to army crimes, superstitious practices in the army, and urges for revenge. attractive with the paintings of figures reminiscent of Durkheim, Fauconnet and Weber, it attracts on fundamental info amassed via participation and statement on the U.S. military courts-martial following occasions at Abu Ghraib, Operation Iron Triangle, the Baghdad canal killings and a conflict crimes case in Afghanistan, to teach how Puritan cultural behavior colour and form either American army activities and the ways that those activities are perceived through the yank public. A theoretically refined exam of the cultural traits that form army behavior and justice within the context of a latest worldwide clash, The Puritan tradition of America’s army will entice students around the social sciences with pursuits in social idea and sociology, cultural experiences, politics and diplomacy and army experiences.

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Download E-books Goals of Civil Justice and Civil Procedure in Contemporary Judicial Systems PDF

By Alan Uzelac (auth.), Alan Uzelac (eds.)

This e-book is a set of papers that tackle a primary query: what's the position of civil justice and civil approach within the quite a few nationwide traditions within the modern international? The publication provides outstanding changes between a number of international locations and felony traditions, but in addition issues to universal traits and open matters. It brings jointly in demand specialists, pros and students from either civil and customary legislation jurisdictions. It represents all major felony traditions starting from Europe (Germanic and Romanic international locations, Scandinavia, ex-Socialist nations) and Russia to the Americas (North and South) and China (Mainland and Hong Kong). whereas addressing the most factor – the objectives of civil justice – the booklet discusses the main topical matters in regards to the functioning and potency of nationwide platforms of civil justice. those contain matters comparable to discovering the fitting stability among exact fact-finding and the perfect to a good trial inside an affordable time, the processing of challenging circumstances and the functionality of civil justice as a selected public carrier. within the mosaic of contrasts and oppositions certain position is dedicated to the continued conflict among the individualistic/liberal strategy and the collectivist/paternalistic procedure – the conflict within which, possible, paternalistic trends regain momentum in a few modern justice systems.

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Download E-books Breathing Room PDF

By Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Join the New York Times bestselling writer on a trip to the sun-washed hills of Tuscany. one other horny, amazing, modern love tale with the entire center, knowledge, and wit that experience made Susan Elizabeth Phillips the highest quality for women's fiction.

She's Dr. Isabel desire, America's diva of self-help.
He's Ren Gage, Hollywood's favourite villain.
Sometimes you simply understand that God has a feeling of humor.

Dr. Isabel desire, writer of Four Cornerstones for a positive Life, has sacrificed every little thing to construct her self-help empire. Then, in an issue of weeks, all of it comes crashing down. She loses her cash to an unscrupulous accountant, her fiancé to a frumpy older girl, and her attractiveness to headlines denouncing her as a fraud. America's diva of self-help quickly discovers she will repair everyone's lifestyles yet her personal. Broke, heartsick, and soul-weary, she heads for Italy looking for a bit respiring room.

Lorenzo Gage makes his dwelling killing people... at the silver monitor, that's. he is viciously good-looking and sublimely proficient. yet as he starts his holiday in Italy, he is additionally vaguely disillusioned. Being a villain with a face to die for has its rewards, yet he hates the sensation that every little thing he is ignored in lifestyles is catching up with him. Then he spots Isabel sipping a pitcher of wine in a sidewalk café. an excellent man would not consider seducing one of these tidy-looking woman... yet he'd by no means obvious the joys in taking part in the hero.

It does not take lengthy for Isabel to gain she's escaped one form of chaos basically to be plunged into one other. Even the safeguard of an easy stone farmhouse nestled in a Tuscan olive grove cannot supply her with the shelter she needs—not while the townspeople are scheming to force her away, and her plan to revive her recognition has arise empty. and particularly now not while the guy who deceived her refuses to depart her in peace.

Breathing Room is a publication for any lady who is dreamed of wandering via a winery, of lazing less than the Tuscan sky, or of reforming a deliciously depraved guy. this can be a tale of desire and renewal, of affection and redemption whilst it is wanted the main. occasionally it takes a unique place... a distinct love... a bit respiring room... for all times to bring all its excellent promise.

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Download E-books Caperucita en Manhattan PDF

Caperucita es un clasico de los angeles literatura sobre l. a. iniciacion a los angeles vida adulta, sobre los peligros a los que tenemos que hacer frente y los angeles exigencia de hacerlo en libertad y soledad. Carmen Martin Gaite nos recrea magistralmente esta historia y l. a. adapta a los angeles sociedad en l. a. que vivimos, con una Caperucita que es una nina de hoy y que se mueve en un bosque muy diferente (Manhattan), aunque tambien se encontrara con los personajes del famoso cuento, aqui completamente diferentes: omit Lunatic, mister Wolf, and so forth. Al leer Caperucita en new york Siruela, 1990), uno de los grandes exitos de l. a. literatura juvenil, se nos proporciona l. a. ocasion de reflexionar sobre nuestro propio mundo, sobre los angeles manera en que nosotros intentamos cada dia ser diferentes y sobre como ser nosotros mismos en l. a. sociedad en que nos ha tocado vivir. Sara Allen es una nina de diez anos que vive en Brooklyn, Nueva York. Su mayor deseo es ir sola a new york para llevar a su abuela un tarta de fresa. los angeles abuela de esta moderna Caperucita ha sido cantante de music-hall y se ha casado varias veces. El lobo es mister Woolf, un pastelero multimillonario que vive cerca de significant Park en un rascacielos con forma de tarta. Pero el hilo magico de este relato se centra en omit Lunatic, una mendiga sin edad que vive de dia oculta en l. a. estatua de los angeles Libertad y que sale de noche para mediar en las desgracias humanas o, si es necesario, llegar a regalar un elixir capaz de vencer al miedo.

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Download E-books Deconstructing Contemporary Chinese Art: Selected Critical Writings and Conversations, 2007-2014 PDF

By Paul Gladston

The ebook provides quite a number articles and discussions that supply serious insights into the improvement of latest chinese language paintings, either inside China and the world over. It brings jointly chosen writings, either released and unpublished, via Paul Gladston, one of many most excellent foreign students on modern chinese language artwork. The articles are according to large first-hand learn, a lot of which was once performed in the course of a longer place of dwelling in China among 2005 and 2010. unlike many different writers on modern chinese language paintings, Gladston analyses his topic with particular connection with the worries of serious concept. In his writings he continuously argues for a “polylogic” (multi-voiced) method of study and research grounded in painstaking realization to neighborhood, local and foreign stipulations of inventive creation, reception and show.

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Download E-books Contemporary Physics: Proceedings of the International Symposium, National Centre for Physics Islamabad, Pakistan 26 - 30 March 2007 PDF

By Jamil Aslam, Faheem Hussain, Riazuddin

This lawsuits quantity stories the present prestige of analysis in significant frontline components of physics. With contributions from top physicists, the components of study lined within the quite a few papers contain condensed topic physics, particle physics, quantum optics, quantum computing and laser physics, nanosciences, synchrotron radiation, relativity, astrophysics and cosmology, and plasma physics.

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Download E-books I'll Be There For You PDF

By Ellen Fisher

Ninety nine cents for a restricted time purely. Jeri Winston and Alexander Frost were the easiest of neighbors in view that highschool. finally those years, Alexander's ultimately admitted to himself that his love for Jeri is greater than simply platonic. yet Connor Addison, the preferred boy who by no means spotted Jeri whilst she was once an obese youngster, is again on the town, and now Jeri purely has eyes for him. Can Alexander make her notice that top buddies make the easiest lovers?

"This story is without warning humorous and poignant... Ms. Fisher has performed a superb activity of establishing likeable characters and giving them many layers... I'll Be There for You is a brilliant learn and a superb, believe strong story." - Michelle Puffer, GottaWriteNetwork

"I completely am a sucker for a most sensible associates romance. I'll Be There For You is a heart-string tugger."- Kathy Andrico, highway to Romance

Length: Novella (33,500 words). formerly released.

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