Less Pretension More Ambition

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ISBN: 9789089642950
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 308
Author: Peter van Lieshout
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Download and read online Less Pretension More Ambition in PDF and EPUB Ontwikkelingshulp heeft onder de Nederlandse bevolking nog altijd een groot draagvlak, zo blijkt uit opinieonderzoek. Maar de twijfels nemen toe. Ook in de media worden steeds meer vraagtekens geplaatst bij de effecten van hulp. Met name de situatie in Afrika stelt velen teleur. Waarom geven we eigenlijk ontwikkelingshulp, en helpt die hulp? Wat weten we over ontwikkelingstrajecten van landen en over de mogelijkheid daar van buiten aan bij te dragen? Hoe relevant is hulp nog voor ontwikkelingslanden nu andere financiële stromen zoals remittances en buitenlandse investeringen (FDI) door globalisering zijn toegenomen? En heeft beleid gericht op thema's als klimaat, migratie, financiële stabiliteit, kennis, handel en veiligheid niet meer invloed op de ontwikkelingskansen van arme landen? Deze en andere vragen komen aan bod in dit rapport van de Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid. Op basis van bijna vijfhonderd gesprekken in het veld en een uitgebreide bestudering van de literatuur formuleert de WRR aanbevelingen voor forse wijzigingen in de organisatie van ontwikkelinghulp, en voor gestructureerde aandacht voor terreinen die ontwikkelingsrelevant zijn en voor mondiale publieke goederen.

The British Quarterly Review

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ISBN: SRLF:A0010607422
Release Date: 1884
Number of pages:

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Healing God s Earth

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ISBN: 9781620328484
Release Date: 2013-08-02
Number of pages: 284
Author: S. Roy Kaufman
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Download and read online Healing God s Earth in PDF and EPUB Rural communities and traditional cultures throughout North America and around the world are being systematically dismantled by the forces of urban civilization. It is no new phenomenon. For over four millennia, the powers of urban civilization have been playing God, oppressing people, and exploiting the earth. This long history has brought us to the brink of disaster in the current economic, ecological, and energy crises confronting the dominant global culture.This book reads the Bible through the lenses of rural communities. The Bible has something to say about the origin and character of urban civilization and the dynamic of its relationship to rural communities. Both Israel in the Old Testament and Jesus in the New Testament were engaged in the formation of rural communities of faith living as alternatives to the dominant cultures of the urban civilizations in which they lived.It turns out that local, face-to-face communities, both rural and urban, along with traditional cultures of all stripes, are God's chosen instruments for the subversive, nonviolent disarming of urban civilization and the healing of God's earth.

Divine Perogative and Royal Pretension

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ISBN: 1850759308
Release Date: 1998-09-01
Number of pages: 360
Author: Donald F. Murray
Publisher: A&C Black

Download and read online Divine Perogative and Royal Pretension in PDF and EPUB In this close reading of a text central to the story of David, the author, using the tools of linguistic pragmatics and poetics, exposes the text's promotion of a prophetic-based ideology, through a polemical rhetoric that polarizes David and Yahweh around the opposed notions of king (melek) and leader (nagid). He then goes on to analyse the context, in ancient Near Eastern royal ideology and in Samuel, for how the text develops this opposition, and finally reflects on its promulgation of the supreme mediacy of the prophetic word.

The Life and Times of Dante

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ISBN: ONB:+Z226352402
Release Date: 1858
Number of pages: 398
Author: Raymond de Vericour

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The Life and Times of Dante

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ISBN: OXFORD:N11279077
Release Date: 1858
Number of pages: 398
Author: Louis Raymond Véricour

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Filename: pretentiousness.pdf
ISBN: 9781566894289
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 144
Author: Dan Fox
Publisher: Coffee House Press

Download and read online Pretentiousness in PDF and EPUB Pretentiousness is the engine oil of culture; the essential lubricant in the development of all arts, high, low, or middle.

The Troll Garden

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ISBN: 0803264038
Release Date: 2000-06-01
Number of pages: 176
Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Download and read online The Troll Garden in PDF and EPUB A collection of short stories by Willa Cather that discuss the conflict between East and West and the artistic temperament in America.

Buster Keaton

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ISBN: 9780967591742
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Number of pages: 280
Author: Imogen Sara Smith
Publisher: Gambit Publishing

Download and read online Buster Keaton in PDF and EPUB Smith tells of the most dazzling and enigmatic of the silent clowns, a man who began his career in vaudeville as one-third of the Three Keatons at age four only to fall from grace with shattering swiftness in the early 1930s before eventually making a comeback on television in the 1950s.

Media Culture Society

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ISBN: 144623262X
Release Date: 1986-07-04
Number of pages: 368
Author: Richard E Collins, M.D.
Publisher: SAGE

Download and read online Media Culture Society in PDF and EPUB Media, Culture & Society has pioneered a unique approach to media analysis. Since 1979, it has published some of the finest theoretical and historical work in communication and cultural studies from Britain and Europe. The articles in this reader are grouped in three parts, representing a selection of the best work. Each part is preceded by an introductory essay which helps students understand the issues presented, and places the theoretical contributions in context.

Germany in Central America

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ISBN: 9780817354138
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Number of pages: 334
Author: Thomas Schoonover
Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Download and read online Germany in Central America in PDF and EPUB Using previously untapped resources including private collections, the records of cultural institutions, and federal and state government archives, Schoonover analyzes the German role in Central American domestic and international relations. Of the four countries most active in independent Central America-Britain, the United States, France, and Germany- historians know the least about the full extent of the involvement of the Germans. German colonial expansion was based on its position as an industrialized state seeking economic well-being and security in a growing world market. German leaders were quick to recognize that ties to the cheap labor of overseas countries could compensate for some of the costs and burdens of conceding material and social privileges to their domestic labor force. The Central American societies possessed limited resource bases; smaller and poorly educated populations; and less capital, communications, and technological development than Germany. They saw the borrowing of development as a key to their social, economic, and political progress. Wary Central American leaders also saw the influx of German industrialists as assurance against excessive U.S. presence in their political economies and cultures. Although the simplistic bargain to trade economic development for cheap labor appeared to succeed in the short term, complex issues of German domestic unemployment and social disorder filtered to Central American countries and added to their own burdens. By 1929, Germany had recovered most of its pre-World War I economic position.


Filename: misfit.pdf
ISBN: 9781935639411
Release Date: 2012-07-24
Number of pages: 304
Author: Adam Braver
Publisher: Tin House Books

Download and read online Misfit in PDF and EPUB Melding facts with fiction, Misfit is a fascinating exploration of the many personas of Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn Monroe is one of the most iconic figures in the history of Hollywood, and her legendary work on the big screen is eclipsed only perhaps by the lengend of her life off it. Adam Braver’s Misfit centers on the last weekend of Monroe’s life, which she spent at Frank Sinatra’s resort, the Cal Neva Lodge, in Lake Tahoe. Melding facts with fiction, Braver takes moments throughout Monroe’s life—her childhood, her marriages with Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller, her studies with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio, and her role in The Misfits, the film Miller wrote for her—and explores how they informed her tragic end.

In the Anglo Arab Labyrinth

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ISBN: 0714650978
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 350
Author: Elie Kedourie
Publisher: Psychology Press

Download and read online In the Anglo Arab Labyrinth in PDF and EPUB The McMahon-Husayn correspondence has been at the heart of Anglo-Arab relations since World War I. It aroused great controversy, particularly over Palestine. Here, it is examined in historical context to determine why it was so obscure and what lay in the minds of those who drafted it.

Nietzsche s System

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ISBN: 9780195098464
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 316
Author: John Richardson
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Download and read online Nietzsche s System in PDF and EPUB This book argues, against recent interpretations, that Nietzsche does in fact have a metaphysical system - but that this is to his credit. Rather than renouncing philosophy's traditional project, he still aspires to find and state essential truths, both descriptive and valuative, about us and the world. These basic thoughts organize and inform everything he writes; by examining them closely we can find the larger structure and unifying sense of his strikingly diverse views. With rigor andconceptual specificity, Richardson examines the will-to-power ontology and maps the values that emerge from it. He also considers the significance of Nietzsche's famous break with Plato - replacing the concept of "being" with that of "becoming." By its conservative method, this book tries to do better justice to the truly radical force of Nietzsche's ideas - to demonstrate more exactly their novelty and interest.

Environmental Protection and Economic Well being

Filename: environmental-protection-and-economic-well-being.pdf
ISBN: 1563247356
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 251
Author: Thomas M. Power
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

Download and read online Environmental Protection and Economic Well being in PDF and EPUB This text takes issue with the notion that economic well-being of people derives only from quantitatively expanding commercial business activity. It argues that economic qualities flow from the natural and social environment, and that they are public, not private, in character.