Access to History: Votes for Women Third Edition


Author: Paula Bartley
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444155377
Category: History
Page: 192
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This new edition combines all the strengths of the second edition with a new design and features to allow all your students access to the content and study skills they need to achieve well in their exams. The book introduces the key figures involved in the women's suffrage movement and goes on to consider the arguments advanced by those who supported and those who opposed votes for women (in particluar, the response of men to the campaigns). The narrative also highlights the pace and extent of suffragist and suffragette activity, and assesses their contribution to the First World War and the extent to which women gained the vote as a result of their efforts during the conflict.

Access to History: Race Relations in the USA 1863-1980: Third edition


Author: Vivienne Saunders
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444150804
Category: Education
Page: 192
View: 4174
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The new editions of Access to History combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam success. The third edition of Race Relations in the USA since 1900 has been revised to reflect the needs of the current specifications. The new edition gives a detailed account of the history of Black, Hispanic, Native and Asian Americans since the American Civil War onwards and illustrates the changing nature of the political, social and economic struggles throughout this period. Particular attention is paid to the role of individuals such as Booker T Washington, Harry Truman and Martin Luther King, as well as examining the roles of government and other organisations in influencing the changes, progress and regressions which characterise this history of race relations. Throughout the book key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam style questions and tips for each examination board provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

Access to History: Italy: The Rise of Fascism 1915-1945: Third edition


Author: Mark Robson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444150863
Category: History
Page: 160
View: 2940
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The new editions of Access to History combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with a new design and features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam success. The third edition of Italy: Liberalism and Fascism 1870-1945 has been revised to reflect the needs of the current specifications. The new edition starts by examining the weakness of Liberal Italy and how the First World War increased its problems, before going on to analysing and explaining the rise of Fascism and Mussolini's subsequent consolidation of power. It also includes detailed chapters on life in Fascist Italy, its economy, politcal system and foreign policy before concluding with an examination of why Mussolini's regime collapsed in 1943. Throughout the book, key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam style questions and tips for each examination board provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

Access to History: The Unification of Germany 1815-1919 3rd Edition


Author: Alan Farmer
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444150820
Category: History
Page: 224
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This third edition has been revised and updated to reflect the needs of the current specifications. The title explores the developments and factors in nineteenth century Germany that affected the move towards national unity, before going on to examine Bismarck's Germany and his fall, and ending with a new section examining the policies and changes within the new German state up to the formation of the Weimar Republic in 1919. The book also includes an assessment of Bismarck as a leader and questions how united Germany really was by 1890. Throughout the book, key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam-style questions and tips for each examination board provide the opportunity to develop exam skills. This third edition has been revised and updated to reflect the needs of the current specifications. The title explores the developments and factors in nineteenth century Germany that affected the move towards national unity, before going on to examine Bismarck's Germany and his fall, and ending with a new section examining the policies and changes within the new German state up to the formation of the Weimar Republic in 1919. The book also includes an assessment of Bismarck as a leader and questions how united Germany really was by 1890. Throughout the book, key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam-style questions and tips for each examination board provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

Der Report der Magd

Roman
Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492970591
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
View: 5210
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Die provozierende Vision eines totalitären Staats, in dem Frauen keine Rechte haben: Die Dienerin Desfred besitzt etwas, was ihr alle Machthaber, Wächter und Spione nicht nehmen können, nämlich ihre Hoffnung auf ein Entkommen, auf Liebe, auf Leben ... Margaret Atwoods »Report der Magd« wurde zum Kultbuch einer ganzen Generation und von Volker Schlöndorff unter dem Titel »Die Geschichte der Dienerin« verfilmt.

Access to History: The Unification of Italy: Third Edition


Author: Andrina Stiles,Robert Pearce
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444150855
Category: Education
Page: 300
View: 6168
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The Third Edition of this popular title has been updated to reflect the needs of the current A Level specifications. The title examines reasons why progress towards unification was so slow at first and why after 1850 it became so speedy. In doing so, it gives due attention to the roles played by Cavour, Mazzini, Garibaldi, Pope Pius IX, Napoleon III, Charles Albert and Victor Emmanuel, and attempts to answer the question 'Who made Italy?'. Throughout the book key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam style questions and tips for each examination board provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

Data mining

praktische Werkzeuge und Techniken für das maschinelle Lernen
Author: Ian H. Witten,Eibe Frank
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783446215337
Category:
Page: 386
View: 8989
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Liberty, Equality, Power: Volume I: to 1877, Enhanced Concise Edition


Author: John Murrin,Paul Johnson,James McPherson,Alice Fahs,Gary Gerstle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495566349
Category: History
Page: 576
View: 5941
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See first-hand how the interplay of various forces shaped today's U.S. nation and its people into the powerhouse it is today. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, ENHANCED CONCISE EDITION, 4E shows you how to use the maps, images, and charts in the book to give you an edge in your study of history. A brief introduction to the text -- Studying from Primary Source Materials -- reveals some of the tricks to uncovering the past that your instructor wants you to know. Discovery sections, at the end of every chapter, assist you in practicing these skills, which will help you connect the text's themes and excel in your course. This leading, balanced presentation of political and social history comes to life with the help of award-winning, top-level authors, including pre-eminent colonial historian John Murrin, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author James McPherson. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: ENHANCED CONCISE EDITION, 4E emphasizes liberty, equality, and power for a three-dimensional journey as you experience the transformation of America from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherers and agricultural Native Americans into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Befreit

Wie Bildung mir die Welt erschloss
Author: Tara Westover
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 3462316680
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 448
View: 9746
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Von den Bergen Idahos nach Cambridge – der unwahrscheinliche »Bildungsweg« der Tara Westover. Tara Westover ist 17 Jahre alt, als sie zum ersten Mal eine Schulklasse betritt. Zehn Jahre später kann sie eine beeindruckende akademische Laufbahn vorweisen. Aufgewachsen im ländlichen Amerika, befreit sie sich aus einer ärmlichen, archaischen und von Paranoia und Gewalt geprägten Welt durch – Bildung, durch die Aneignung von Wissen, das ihr so lange vorenthalten worden war. Die Berge Idahos sind Taras Heimat, sie lebt als Kind im Einklang mit der grandiosen Natur, mit dem Wechsel der Jahreszeiten – und mit den Gesetzen, die ihr Vater aufstellt. Er ist ein fundamentalistischer Mormone, vom baldigen Ende der Welt überzeugt und voller Misstrauen gegenüber dem Staat, von dem er sich verfolgt sieht. Tara und ihre Geschwister gehen nicht zur Schule, sie haben keine Geburtsurkunden, und ein Arzt wird selbst bei fürchterlichsten Verletzungen nicht gerufen. Und die kommen häufig vor, denn die Kinder müssen bei der schweren Arbeit auf Vaters Schrottplatz helfen, um über die Runden zu kommen. Taras Mutter, die einzige Hebamme in der Gegend, heilt die Wunden mit ihren Kräutern. Nichts ist dieser Welt ferner als Bildung. Und doch findet Tara die Kraft, sich auf die Aufnahmeprüfung fürs College vorzubereiten, auch wenn sie quasi bei null anfangen muss ... Wie Tara Westover sich aus dieser Welt befreit, überhaupt erst einmal ein Bewusstsein von sich selbst entwickelt, um den schmerzhaften Abnabelungsprozess von ihrer Familie bewältigen zu können, das beschreibt sie in diesem ergreifenden und wunderbar poetischen Buch. » Befreit wirft ein Licht auf einen Teil unseres Landes, den wir zu oft übersehen. Tara Westovers eindringliche Erzählung — davon, einen Platz für sich selbst in der Welt zu finden, ohne die Verbindung zu ihrer Familie und ihrer geliebten Heimat zu verlieren — verdient es, weithin gelesen zu werden.« J.D. Vance Autor der »Hillbilly-Elegie«

Liberty, Equality, Power: Volume II: Since 1863, Enhanced Concise Edition


Author: John Murrin,Paul Johnson,James McPherson,Alice Fahs,Gary Gerstle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495566365
Category: History
Page: 512
View: 8778
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See first-hand how the interplay of various forces shaped today's U.S. nation and its people into the powerhouse it is today. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, ENHANCED CONCISE EDITION, 4E shows you how to use the maps, images, and charts in the book to give you an edge in your study of history. A brief introduction to the text -- Studying from Primary Source Materials -- reveals some of the tricks to uncovering the past that your instructor wants you to know. Discovery sections, at the end of every chapter, assist you in practicing these skills, which will help you connect the text's themes and excel in your course. This leading, balanced presentation of political and social history comes to life with the help of award-winning, top-level authors, including pre-eminent colonial historian John Murrin, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author James McPherson. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: ENHANCED CONCISE EDITION, 4E emphasizes liberty, equality, and power for a three-dimensional journey as you experience the transformation of America from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherers and agricultural Native Americans into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Liberty, Equality, Power: Enhanced Concise Edition


Author: John Murrin,Paul Johnson,James McPherson,Alice Fahs,Gary Gerstle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495565989
Category: History
Page: 992
View: 3489
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Clearly demonstrate for your students how the interplay of various forces have shaped today's U.S. nation and its people with the balanced presentation of political and social history found only in LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: ENHANCED CONCISE EDITION, 4E. This enhanced edition helps students develop critical-thinking and study skills. Learning to analyze source material as they read the narrative will help students master the content of their course and interpret other materials and events they encounter in daily life. Written by award-winning, top-level authors, including preeminent colonial historian John Murrin and Pulitzer Prize-winning author James McPherson, this unique, brief text emphasizes the three themes of liberty, equality and power to add dimension to the journey as your students experience the transformation of America, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherers and agricultural Native Americans, into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. Students understand not only the impact of liberty and equality -- topics often associated with the American story -- but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Der Fall von Gondolin


Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 3608115110
Category: Psychology
Page: 320
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›Der Fall von Gondolin‹ – eine der drei Großen Geschichten des Ersten Zeitalters von Mittelerde Zwei der größten Mächte Mittelerdes stehen sich in ›Der Fall von Gondolin‹ gegenüber: Auf der einen Seite Morgoth, die Verkörperung des Bösen und auf der anderen Ulmo, der Herr der Meere, Seen und Flüsse unter dem Himmel. Im Zentrum ihres Konflikts steht die verborgene Elben-Stadt Gondolin. Turgon, König von Gondolin, wird von Morgoth mehr als alles andere gehasst. Seit Langem versucht der dunkle Herrscher, Gondolin zu finden und zu zerstören, aber vergeblich. In diese Welt kommt Tuor und wird zum Werkzeug von Ulmos Plan. Von ihm geleitet, macht sich Tuor auf den gefahrvollen Weg nach Gondolin und gelangt in die verborgene Stadt. Dort heiratet er Idril, die Tochter Turgons; ihr Sohn ist Earendil, dem es vorherbestimmst ist, einmal der berühmteste Seefahrer des Ersten Zeitalters zu werden. Durch einen gemeinen Verräter erfährt Morgoth, wie er einen vernichtenden Angriff gegen die Stadt führen kann, mit Balrogs, Drachen und zahllosen Orks. Das Verhängnis nimmt seinen Lauf. Christopher Tolkien verwendet in dieser Ausgabe eine vergleichbare Darstellung der Entwicklung der Geschichte wie bei ›Beren und Lúthien‹. Für J.R.R. Tolkien war ›Der Fall von Gondolin‹ »die erste richtige Geschichte aus dieser imaginären Welt«, und wie ›Beren und Lúthien‹ und ›Die Kinder Húrins‹ zählte er sie zu den drei ›Großen Geschichten‹ des Ersten Zeitalters von Mittelerde. ›Der Fall von Gondolin‹ wurde von Christopher Tolkien herausgegeben und bildet den Abschluss der drei großen Geschichten, die 2007 mit ›Die Kinder Húrins‹ begonnen und 2017 mit ›Beren und Lúthien‹ fortgesetzt wurde. Dieser neue Band enthält zahlreiche Farbtafeln des berühmten Tolkien-Künstlers Alan Lee. Weltweiter Erscheinungstermin von ›Der Fall von Gondolin‹: 30. August 2018

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877, Concise Edition


Author: John M. Murrin,Paul E. Johnson,James M. McPherson,Alice Fahs,Gary Gerstle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285657519
Category: History
Page: 480
View: 9688
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How did America transform itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth? You'll find out in LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE Sixth Edition. The authors tell this story through the lens of three major themes: liberty, equality, and power. You'll learn not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877


Author: John M. Murrin,Paul E. Johnson,James M. McPherson,Alice Fahs,Gary Gerstle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133171850
Category: History
Page: 608
View: 7052
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A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to US History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, uses these three themes to show how the United States was transformed from hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. This approach helps students understand the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, and also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. The text integrates the best of recent social and cultural scholarship -- including fun material on music and movies -- into a political story, offering students the most comprehensive and complete understanding of American history available. Available in the following split options: LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, Sixth Edition (Chapters 1-32), ISBN: 978-0-495-90499-1; Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 978-0-495-91587-4; Volume 2: Since 1863 (Chapters 17-32), ISBN: 978-0-495-91588-1. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Die Lieferung

Roman
Author: Lene Kaaberbøl,Agnete Friis
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641052866
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Auftakt einer dänischen Spannungsreihe um die Krankenschwester Nina Borg, eine erfrischend andere Krimiheldin! Nina Borg arbeitet als Krankenschwester für das Rote Kreuz in Kopenhagen. Sie kümmert sich um Flüchtlinge und Asylanten und wird täglich mit einer Welt konfrontiert, die den meisten Menschen fremd ist. Als eine alte Freundin sie darum bittet, einen Koffer aus einem Schließfach abzuholen, stimmt sie zu, nichtsahnend, was sich wirklich darin befindet. In dem Koffer ist ein kleiner Junge, betäubt, aber am Leben. Als Nina ihre Freundin zur Rede stellen will, ist diese bereits tot. Und Nina versteht, dass jemand alles dafür tun würde, den Jungen in seine Gewalt zu bringen ...

Die Meerfrau

Roman
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 3641024722
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Eine idyllische Insel vor South Carolina: Nach langen Jahren kehrt die 40-jährige Jessie Sullivan in ihre alte Heimat zurück, weil ihre Mutter sie braucht. Schon bald gerät ihr geordnetes Leben aus der Bahn: Die verheiratete Frau verliebt sich in einen Mönch, der kurz davor steht, sein ewiges Gelübde abzulegen. Jessie will ihre Ehe nicht aufs Spiel setzen. Doch die Sehnsucht nach einem Seelenverwandten, nach Sinnlichkeit und Spiritualität, droht über die Vernunft zu siegen ...

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Concise Edition


Author: John M. Murrin,Paul E. Johnson,James M. McPherson,Alice Fahs,Gary Gerstle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 113394762X
Category: History
Page: 896
View: 7542
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How did America transform itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth? You'll find out in LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE Sixth Edition. The authors tell this story through the lens of three major themes: liberty, equality, and power. You'll learn not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge
Author: Cheris Kramarae,Dale Spender
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135963150
Category: Reference
Page: 2050
View: 4302
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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.

The Big Short - Wie eine Handvoll Trader die Welt verzockte


Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593393573
Category: Political Science
Page: 319
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"The Big Short" erzählt von der Erfindung einer monströsen Geldmaschine: Ein paar Hedgefond-Manager sehen das katastrophale Platzen der amerikanischen Immobilienblase nicht nur voraus, sondern sie wetten sogar im ganz großen Stil darauf. Den Kollaps des Systems befördern sie unter anderem mittels des sogenannten "shortings", Leerverkäufen von Aktien großer Investmentbanken. Doch zu jeder Wette gehört auf der anderen Seite auch einer, der sie hält. Lewis entlarvt anhand seiner Protagonisten ein System, das sich verselbständigt und mit moralischen Kategorien wie Habgier oder Maßlosigkeit längst nicht mehr zu fassen ist. Der Zusammenbruch der Finanzmärkte, so lernen wir in diesem Buch, war ein kurzer Moment der Vernunft: Der Wahnsinn hatte sich in den Jahren davor abgespielt.