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Second-hand Cultures
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Second-hand Cultures ab 34.49 € als Taschenbuch: . Aus dem Bereich: Bücher, Taschenbücher, Wirtschaft & Soziales,

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Modernity and the Second-Hand Trade
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Modernity and the Second-Hand Trade ab 84.99 € als pdf eBook: European Consumption Cultures and Practices 1700-1900. Aus dem Bereich: eBooks, Geschichte & Dokus,

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The Two Cultures
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The notion that our society, its education system and its intellectual life, is characterised by a split between two cultures - the arts or humanities on one hand and the sciences on the other - has a long history. But it was C. P. Snow's Rede lecture of 1959 that brought it to prominence and began a public debate that is still raging in the media today. This fiftieth anniversary printing of The Two Cultures and its successor piece, A Second Look (in which Snow responded to the controversy four years later) features an introduction by Stefan Collini, charting the history and context of the debate, its implications and its afterlife. The importance of science and technology in policy run largely by non-scientists, the future for education and research, and the problem of fragmentation threatening hopes for a common culture are just some of the subjects discussed.

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The Two Cultures
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The notion that our society, its education system and its intellectual life, is characterised by a split between two cultures - the arts or humanities on one hand and the sciences on the other - has a long history. But it was C. P. Snow's Rede lecture of 1959 that brought it to prominence and began a public debate that is still raging in the media today. This fiftieth anniversary printing of The Two Cultures and its successor piece, A Second Look (in which Snow responded to the controversy four years later) features an introduction by Stefan Collini, charting the history and context of the debate, its implications and its afterlife. The importance of science and technology in policy run largely by non-scientists, the future for education and research, and the problem of fragmentation threatening hopes for a common culture are just some of the subjects discussed.

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Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligen...
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Taught by an international adviser to leaders of Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and governments, this eye-opening course reveals how you can actively improve your cultural intelligence in an increasingly globalized world. Based on groundbreaking research, these 24 lectures address dynamics and customs related to working, socializing, dining, marriage and family - all the areas necessary to help you function with a greater level of respect and effectiveness wherever you go. You'll also encounter practical tips and crucial context for greeting, interacting with, and even managing people from other parts of the world. In the first half, you'll analyze 10 cultural value dimensions that researchers have identified as helpful for comparing cultures; and you'll see how these "archetypes" play out in day-to-day lives. In the second half, you'll look at 10 cultural clusters around the world that - when combined with your understanding of the 10 cultural dimensions - provide strategic insight into how to be more effective as you live, work, and travel in our globalized world. Why do people from certain cultures have little regard for time? Why might working overtime reflect poorly on you in Scandinavia? Why should you avoid using your left hand when interacting with someone from the Arab world? You'll find out the answers to these and other intriguing questions in Customs of the World. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Livermore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tcco/000351/bk_tcco_000351_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stone Hard: The Infinity Brigade, Book 2 , Hörb...
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A general in the United States Army by the name of William Thornson once said, "There are only two kinds of people that understand Marines: Marines and the enemy. Everyone else has a second-hand opinion." I've come to believe the general was wrong. I say that because no enemy in his right mind would remain the enemy of a Marine...if...he truly understood the Marines. Of course, the universe is filled with crazy people and in my occupation I got to meet more than my fair share of them. One such group was a terrorist organization called the Donalites. Their name apparently derived from the Irish Donal meaning "world ruler". They held to the belief that all of Earth's problems had their roots in interactions with alien cultures. Their agenda was a very simple one. Earth for Earthers. I would discover that they would say anything, do anything, and hurt anybody...basically go to any length...to force their will on the rest of humanity. Unfortunately, as I learned with a race called the Ollies, it turns out bigotry is not a solely human failing. My name is Commander Anthony Grant Stone and this is a piece of my story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rich Miller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/080519/bk_acx0_080519_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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One Year Lived , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 528min
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During his 29th year, spending just $19,420.68, less than it would have cost him to stay at home, Adam Shepard visited seventeen countries on four continents and lived some amazing adventures. "It's interesting to me," he says, "that in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe, it's normal for people to pack a bag, buy a plane ticket, and get 'Out There.' In the U.S., though, we live with this very stiff paradigm: graduate college, work, find a spouse, make babies, work some more, retire, which can be a great existence, but leaves little room to load up a backpack and dip into various cultures, to see places, to really develop our own identity." Shepard's journey began in "the other Antigua" - Antigua, Guatemala - where he spent a month brushing up on his Spanish and traveling on the "chicken bus." During his two months in Honduras, he worked with an organization that helps improve the lives of poor children; in Nicaragua, he dug wells to install pumps for clean water and then stepped into the ring to face a savage bull; in Thailand, he rode an elephant and cut his hair into a mullet; in Australia, he hugged a koala, contemplated the present-day treatment of the Aborigines, and mustered cattle; in Poland, he visited Auschwitz; in Slovakia, he bungee jumped off a bridge; and in the Philippines, he went wakeboarding among Boracay's craggy inlets and then made love to Ivana on the second most beautiful beach in the world. His yearlong journey, which took two years to save for, was a spirited blend of leisure, volunteerism, and enrichment. He read 71 books, including ten classics and one - slowly - in Spanish. "If you can lend a hand to someone, educate yourself about the world, and sandwich that around extraordinary moments that get your blood pumping, that's a pretty full year," Shepard writes. Can everybody take a year to get missing? "Maybe, maybe not," he says, "though that's not really the point. I'm just concerned that 1. Language: English. Narrator: Adam Shepard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/008037/bk_acx0_008037_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Modernity and the Second-Hand Trade
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Modernity and the Second-Hand Trade ab 84.99 EURO European Consumption Cultures and Practices 1700-1900

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Ministry Care of Missionaries
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Anyone that has watched, read or listened to the news these last years can testify to the fact that the world is a most dangerous place. And yet, there are people who, like the proverbial fireman, walk into the danger risking their life in order to make a difference in the lives of those that are indigenous that live in constant threat for their life. Humanitarians and missionaries are some of these people who valiantly and voluntarily walk into the burning building of third world cultures that often are at war and are the hot spots of terrorism. In these last years, we have received the news of many of these "Good Samaritans" who have been kidnapped, raped and murdered. The author of this work has been to some of these fields and countries. He has questioned how can he can help with the trauma that these helpers of others have experienced first hand and second hand. This work focuses on one particular organization and its work in Sudan. This study uses the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator as a baseline asking if it can be used to predict a "Good Samaritan's" response to the stress of such work. This work divulges the struggle for those who work as "Good Samaritans".

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