作者: Emmy Arnold
出版社: Plough Publishing House
关键词: community, life, pilgrimage, joyful
页数: 176
出版时间: 1998-11
ISBN-10: 0874869560
ISBN-13: 9780874869569

Emmy Arnold was born in 1883 in Riva, Latvia, to a prominent family of academics. As an adult she turned her back on the middle-class milieu of her upbringing and married Eberhard Arnold, a revolutionary public speaker. In 1920 the couple left their Berlin home and founded a rural commune that still exists in the Bruderhof, and as a Christian communal movement in the USA, UK and Australia. This is a biography and history of Emmy Arnold’s life and work.
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作者: James Dobbins
出版社: RAND Corporation
关键词: george, bush, fdr, building, nation, war
页数: 188
出版时间: 2008-10-25
ISBN-10: 0833041819
ISBN-13: 9780833041814

This book examines how the United States has gained considerable experience in nation-building operations through its participation in at least eight significant operations since World War II-in Germany, Japan, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
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作者: Richard Silberglitt, Philip S. Anton, David R. Ho
出版社: RAND
关键词: trends, information, drivers, barriers, implications, social, materials, nano, revolution, technology, depth, analyses, bio, global
页数: 100
出版时间: 2006
ISBN-10: 083303975X
ISBN-13: 9780833039750

In 2020, areas of particular importance for technology trends will include biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials technology, and information technology. The authors of this report assessed a sample of 29 countries across the spectrum of scientific advancement (low to high) with respect to their ability to acquire and implement 16 key technology applications (e.g., cheap solar energy, rural wireless communications, genetically modified crops). The study
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作者: Jeffrey S. Abrams
出版社: DIANE Publishing
关键词: health, institutes, bethesda, maryland, january, national, conference, cancer, younger, women, proceedings, breast
页数: 30
出版时间: 1994
ISBN-10: 0160455316
ISBN-13: 9780160455315
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作者: Murray Rothbard
出版社: Ludwig von Mises Institute
关键词: banking, mystery
页数: 298
出版时间: 2008-09-10
ISBN-10: 1933550287
ISBN-13: 9781933550282

Talk about great timing. Rothbard’s extraordinary book unravels the mystery of banking: what is legitimate enterprise and what is a government-backed shell game that can’t last. His explanation is clear enough for anyone to follow and yet precise and rigorous enough to be the best, textbook for college classes on the topic. This is because its expositional clarity--in its hitosry and theory--is essentially unrivaled. Most notably, he uses the T account method of explaining the relationship between deposits and loans, showing the inherent instability of fractional reserve banking a
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作者: Udesh Pillay, Richard Tomlinson, Orli Bass
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: dreams, development
页数: 328
出版时间: 2009-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796922500
ISBN-13: 9780796922502

Development and Dreams: The urban legacy of the 2010 Football World Cup considers the effects of South Africa’s hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It is held that here lies the greatest potential benefit of the 2010 World Cup – a repudiation of Afropessimism and an assertion of a contemporary African identity both at home and on a global stage.The contributors to this volume, both academics and practitioners, provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the probable consequences of the World Cup for the economy of South Africa and its cities, on infrastructure development, and on the projecti
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作者: Mahmood Mamdani
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: survivors, saviours
页数: 416
出版时间: 2009-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796922527
ISBN-13: 9780796922526

From the author of the acclaimed Good Muslim, Bad Muslim, this is the first analysis of the crisisin Darfur to consider the events of the last few years within the context of Sudan’s history, andto critically examine the efficacy of the world’s response to the crisis.Illuminating the deeply rooted causes of the current conflict, Mahmood Mamdani explains how British colonialism tribalised Darfur, dividing its population into so-called ‘native’ and ‘settler’tribes, and creating homelands for the former at the expense of the latter. A severe drought triggered a civil war between these
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