Download Golfech, le nucléaire, implantation et résistances by Collectif La Rotonde PDF

By Collectif La Rotonde

Ce livre retrace chronologiquement les décisions politiques, les prises de positions individuelles ou collectives, les manifestations, les réunions, les conferences et les activities diverses menées jusqu’en 1999 à propos de l. a. centrale électronucléaire de Golfech. L’opposition à cette centrale, est l’une des luttes des plus marquantes qu’ait connu le Sud-Ouest de l. a. France au cours de ces dernières décennies. Pas une âme qui n’ait european à subir los angeles raison d’État, aujourd’hui si présente. Ces événements n’étant pas isolés d’un contexte général, ils sont précédés d’une succincte préhistoire des découvertes de l’atome, de l. a. radioactivité, des premiers pas de l’ère nucléaire. Ce livre traite aussi de l’implantation du nucléaire en France, de ses buildings institutionnelles, politiques et économiques, et des différentes formes de résistance que cela a suscitées. Il est complété de quelques dossiers particuliers, les lignes THT, les retenues d’eau, les déchets. Cette e-book a été réalisée à l’aide de fonds documentaires (textes et iconographies de cette période) provenant de tous horizons. l. a. société nucléaire s’empare du vivant et atomise les êtres. L’offensive antinucléaire est riche d’expériences et d’enseignements que l’avenir, utopie nucléarisée, ne peut se passer de prendre en compte. Les auteurs de ce rfile opposés dès les années 1970 à l. a. nucléarisation du monde ont souhaité effectuer un "travail de mémoire" malesé jusqu’à nos jours et créer ainsi un outil reliant le crossé aux réalités sociales, nucléaires et aux résistances d’aujourd’hui.

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Download The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, by Giorgio Riello PDF

By Giorgio Riello

Cotton textiles have been the 1st strong to accomplish a really worldwide succeed in. for lots of centuries muslins and calicoes from the Indian subcontinent have been demanded within the buying and selling worlds of the Indian Ocean and the jap Mediterranean. After 1500, new circuits of trade have been built. of those, the early-modern ecu craze for Indian calicoes and the large nineteenth-century export exchange in Lancashire items, and next deindustrialization of the Indian subcontinent, are in simple terms the easiest identified. those episodes, even if of significant significance, faraway from exhaust the tale of cotton. they're popular a result of huge, immense learn strength that has been dedicated to them, yet different vital parts of cotton's lengthy historical past are deserving of comparable recognition.
The function of this number of essays is to ascertain the heritage of cotton textiles at an international point over the interval 1200-1850. This quantity sheds gentle on new solutions to 2 questions: what's it approximately cotton that made it the paradigmatic first worldwide commodity? And moment, why did cotton industries in several elements of the area stick with assorted paths of improvement?

Essays integrated within the quantity are authored through 19 students from 8 assorted countries, all of whom are experts within the examine of textiles. they're drawn from quite a number sub-disciplines inside heritage and convey jointly their parts and classes of specialization to supply an international background. for that reason, the quantity covers a wide selection of techniques to the examine of background, that's crucial for developing a world photograph. a few of the members are the world over renowned for his or her courses at the historical past of cotton, in addition to different textiles in several international parts. the amount additionally attracts upon the learn of a couple of more youthful students whose paintings will shape the center of the longer term improvement of fabric heritage as a world self-discipline.

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Download Visual Culture and the German Middle Ages by Kathryn Starkey, Horst Wenzel (ed.) PDF

By Kathryn Starkey, Horst Wenzel (ed.)

This multi-disciplinary number of essays attracts on numerous theoretical methods to discover the hugely visible nature of the center a while and disclose new elements of previous texts and artefacts. The time period 'visual tradition' has been utilized in contemporary years to consult sleek media thought, movie, smooth artwork and different modern representational varieties and capabilities. yet this emphasis on visuality isn't just a contemporary phenomenon. Discourses on visible strategies pervade the works of medieval secular poets, theologians, and scholastics alike. the center a while used to be a hugely visible society within which photos, gadgets, and function performed a dominant communicative and representational function in either secular and non secular components of society. The essays during this quantity, which current a variety of views on medieval visible tradition, offer a serious historic foundation for the research of visuality and visible strategies.

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Download Bhagavad-gītā as it is: with original Sanskrit text, Roman by A. C. (1896-1977) Bhaktivedanta Swami PDF

By A. C. (1896-1977) Bhaktivedanta Swami

The Bhagavad Gita, sometimes called easily the Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that's a part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 25 - forty two of the sixth booklet of Mahabharata).

The Gita is decided in a story framework of a discussion among Pandava prince Arjuna and his consultant and charioteer Lord Krishna.
Facing the obligation as a warrior to struggle the Dharma Yudhha or righteous struggle among Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is counselled via Lord Krishna to "fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) accountability as a warrior and determine Dharma."
Inserted during this attract kshatriya dharma (chivalry) is "a discussion ... among diverging attitudes pertaining to equipment towards the attainment of liberation (moksha)".
The Bhagavad Gita used to be uncovered to the realm via Sanjaya, who senses and cognises the entire occasions of the battlefield. Sanjaya is Dhritarashtra's consultant and likewise his charioteer.

The Bhagavad Gita provides a synthesis of the concept that of Dharma, theistic bhakti, the yogic beliefs of moksha via jnana, bhakti, karma, and Raja Yoga (spoken of within the sixth bankruptcy) and Samkhya philosophy.

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Download La France et le Royaume-Uni : des ennemis intimes by Robert Tombs, Isabelle Tombs PDF

By Robert Tombs, Isabelle Tombs

Des guerres, des alliances, des haines, des jalousies, de l. a. fascination, de l. a. répulsion, de l’émulation – et même, quelquefois, de l’amour : les kin entre los angeles France et l’Angleterre, puis le Royaume-Uni ont quelque selected d’unique dans l’histoire des international locations. Après des siècles de rivalité, voire de haine, durant lesquels chacun des deux peuples a bridé les victoires de l’autre et l’a empêché d’étendre son empire sur le monde, Indépendance américaine contre perte du Canada, Waterloo contre Austerlitz, une relation originale s’est instaurée, faite de chamailleries et de batailles de rugbymen, mais aussi et d’abord de soutien aux heures sombres et d’accord sur les valeurs essentielles. Mais Anglais et Français continuent de jouer à los angeles perfection de jeu de l’antipathie admirative et de los angeles fascination narquoise.
Il fallait un couple franco-britannique, pardon, anglo-français pour bien explorer grands moments et méandres de cette histoire partagée par deux peuples que l’idée de devoir partager quelque selected, même l’histoire, a été longue à conquérir jusqu’au second où ils se sont dit qu’à tout prendre, mieux valait encore, pour bien faire l’histoire, qu’ils l. a. fassent à deux…

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Download History of Linguistics 2011: Selected Papers from the 12th by Vadim Kasevich, Yuri A. Kleiner, Patrick Sériot PDF

By Vadim Kasevich, Yuri A. Kleiner, Patrick Sériot

This quantity brings jointly a range of papers provided on the twelfth foreign convention at the heritage of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS XII) held in St. Petersburg, Russia, 28 August – 2 September 2011. It starts off with contributions on 17th-century rationalist principles and functional grammar writing, after which covers an exceptional number of 18th and nineteenth century subject matters from Western grammars of chinese language to Saussure’s comments on semiology of the years 1881–1891. the main noteworthy function, despite the fact that, is a complete part dedicated to linguistics in Russia from the early Soviet interval till the Nineteen Fifties, together with makes an attempt to set up a Marxist view of language in addition to stages to significantly adapt Western principles and from time to time efforts to take part effectively in overseas linguistic scholarship, either in phonetics and semantics.

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Download The Catholic Origins of Quebec’s Quiet Revolution, 1931-1970 by Michael Gauvreau PDF

By Michael Gauvreau

The Catholic Origins of Quebec's Quiet Revolution demanding situations a versionof heritage relevant to fashionable Quebec's realizing of itself: that theQuiet Revolution all started within the Sixties as an earthly imaginative and prescient of kingdom andsociety which quickly displaced an out of date, clericalized Catholicism.Michael Gauvreau argues that corporations akin to Catholic youthmovements performed a important position in formulating the Personalist Catholicideology that underlay the Quiet Revolution and that ordinaryQuebecers skilled the Quiet Revolution essentially via a seriesof ameliorations within the expression in their Catholic identification. In sodoing Gauvreau deals a brand new figuring out of Catholicism's position intwentieth-century Quebec.

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Download Pictorial History of the French Air Force 1909-1940 by Andre Van Haute PDF

By Andre Van Haute

«Pictorial historical past of the French Air strength, Vol. 1» by way of Andre Van Haute covers the interval 1909 via might 10, 1940. It bargains a good, in-depth examine the French air strength in the course of its adolescence, throughout the First international struggle, and the inter-war years. It stops on the «Phony conflict» simply in need of the German Blitzkrieg into France on might 10, 1940. The publication has an creation by means of 9 chapters. those comprise: (1) the beginning, (2) Getting Organised, (3) the nice warfare, (4) the good conflict: the second one yr, (5) the nice battle: 1916-1917, (6) 1917: adjustments in Command and coverage, (7) the ultimate 12 months: 1918, (8) Postwar agency and occasions within the Twenties, and (9) The Thirties. The e-book is loaded with illustrations together with pictures and 4 pages of colour plates. It concludes with numerous appendices. total it is a sturdy e-book to possess at the French Air strength. The identify of this ebook (French Air strength 1941-1974) is a bit of a misnomer because it truly starts with the conflict of France that was once kicked off whilst Germany invaded France on may perhaps 10, 1940. this can be the name of the 1st bankruptcy, which does a ordinarily strong task of offering a summary-level review of the conflict. This contains the heroic exploits of French fighter and bomber pilots flying usually inferior gear to the Germans in addition to being numerically crushed. besides the fact that all used to be for naught because the state of affairs at the flooring and within the air crumbled and France fell on June 24, 1940. Following this the interval of the Vichy French Air strength is roofed in bankruptcy 2, as is the unfastened French Air strength flying with the Allies in addition to a number of fighter squadrons flying for the Soviets. bankruptcy three is entitled «Building up a Post-War Air strength» which covers French participation within the Indo-China battle in addition to the Algerian uprising, in addition to French Air strength job within the chilly warfare interval as a rule. bankruptcy four is a «Post Script» which covers the then-latest advancements of the early Nineteen Seventies. eventually it concludes with a number of appendices. total it is a sturdy precis point publication of the French Air strength actions throughout the interval 1940-1974.

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Download Delitto e perdono. La pena di morte nell’orizzonte mentale by Adriano Prosperi PDF

By Adriano Prosperi

Durante i secoli di un «lungo Medioevo» nelle città europee si venne progressivamente elaborando e strutturando un grande spettacolo: quello della morte according to through di giustizia. Come ogni dramma teatrale, ciò che manteneva alta los angeles tensione degli spettatori period l'incertezza dell'esito. Erano in gioco due vite, quella del corpo e quella dell'anima e tutte e due rimanevano in pericolo fino alla superb: una wonderful che si prolungava oltre l'esecuzione, quando il corpo rimaneva esposto alla folla, talvolta squartato e infilzato sulle picche, talvolta pendente dalla forca, talvolta ancora «sparato» dai chirurghi nel rito della «notomia» pubblica. l. a. sorte del corpo e quella dell'anima entrarono a miles parte dei dialoghi che si svolsero tra il condannato e l. a. folla consistent with incanalarsi poi all'interno del confronto tra il condannato e gli esperti nell'arte del conforto, i membri di confraternite che si specializzarono in questa funzione e che, fiorite inizialmente nell'Italia centrosettentrionale fra Trecento e Quattrocento, si diffusero in seguito in tutta Europa.

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