Paperback: 268 pages Publisher: Shambhala; 1St Edition edition (March 13, 1991) Language: English ISBN-10: 9780877736165 Healing has always been regarded as a sacred function, one that was at first inextricably linked to women. Achterberg argues that the way in which society views its deities is fundamental to the status of women in medicine. This book traces the history of women as healers, midwives, nurses, and doctors from ancient times to modern. Intertwined with this history is an analysis of each […]
‘Tim Flannery‘s account of North America from the end of the dinosaurs to the rise of Hollywood makes a thrilling, beautifully written story. It will fascinate Americans and non-Americans alike.’ Jared Diamond An account of the ecological history of North America over the last 65 million years, from the arrival of the largest asteroid ever to hit the Earth, through the evolution of North America’s landscape, mountains, forests, prairies, volcanoes, and rivers, its climate and flora and fauna, and the […]
Paperback: 120 pages Publisher: Curbstone Press; 1 edition (November 1, 1997) Language: Italian, English ISBN-10: 1880684527 Passionate and engaged poems that grab you by the collar. By turns angry, tender, loving, satiric, Brugnaro is Italy’s best-known working-class poet. His poems are skillfully crafted, clear, and filled with powerful images. Fist of Sun contains selections from three of Brugnaro’s major works — We Should Affirm, The Silence Doesn’t Rule, and The Clear Stars of These Nights.
Hardcover: 344 pages Publisher: Princeton University Press (September 30, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0691089728 This beautifully illustrated volume is a surprising synthesis of two seemingly disparate cultures: a revealing look at more than a century of science and the art it has influenced. Gamwell, curator of the Gallery of Art and Science at the New York Academy of Sciences, brings her rare and expansive view of creativity to bear on the impulses common to both pursuits. Opening with a consideration […]
In Natural Capitalism, three top strategists show how leading-edge companies are practicing “a new type of industrialism” that is more efficient and profitable while saving the environment and creating jobs. Paul Hawken and Amory and Hunter Lovins write that in the next century, cars will get 200 miles per gallon without compromising safety and power, manufacturers will relentlessly recycle their products, and the world’s standard of living will jump without further damaging natural resources. “Is this the vision of a utopia? […]
Environmentalists are normally the last people to be called shortsighted, yet that’s essentially what architect McDonough and chemist Braungart contend in this clarion call for a new kind of ecological consciousness. The authors are partners in an industrial design firm that devises environmentally sound buildings, equipment and products. They argue that conventional, expensive eco-efficiency measures things like recycling or emissions reduction are inadequate for protecting the long-term health of the planet. Our industrial products are simply not designed with environmental […]
Paperback: 136 pages Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art, New York; illustrated edition edition (July 2, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0870700774 From the early 1960s through the early 70s, Pop Art swept the industrialized world. Iconoclastic, rebellious, and immediately popular, the new movement found its roots in an unprecedentedly prosperous consumer society. Encouraged by galleries and publishers who catered to a new collectors’ market, many Pop artists were drawn to the creation of editions on paper and in multiples. 60 […]
Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: New York Institute of Finance; 2 Sub edition (September 6, 1990) Language: English ISBN-10: 0134008626 This is a great forex book if you are a beginner and want to learn about forex basics. You will not learn to be a forex trader by reading this book alone but you will learn the basics and be able to understand any other, more advanced, forex trading course or book.
Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Prentice Hall Press; 2 edition (December 26, 1996) Language: English ISBN-10: 0131243063 First published in 1988, this popular guide has gone into 10 sell-out printings. Now completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the debt-instrument market, this revised edition not only serves as an introduction to the entire bond business, it provides the most current information available on the different bond instruments, trends in fixed income markets generally, and trends in individual markets. (Cover Title)
Paperback: 160 pages Publisher: Monthly Review Press (June 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 1583671714 The World We Wish to See presents a sweeping view of twentieth-century political history and a stirring appeal to take political culture seriously. Samir Amin offers a provocative analysis of resistance to capitalism and imperialism and calls for a new politics of opposition. Capitalism is a global system, so ultimately any successful challenge to it must be organized on the same level: an “internationalism of […]
Paperback: 144 pages Publisher: City Lights Publishers (January 1, 2001) Language: Bilingual English / Spanish ISBN-10: 0872862054 Lorca has written both an essay on Deep Song and a book of Deep Song poetry – they should be read together. While Lorca, de Falla and others’ theory of the origin of Deep Song in the gypsy tradition is now discounted, the sensitivity Lorca shows in trying to retain a traditional form is wonderful. [Current theory gives more influence to the original Andalusian, […]
Preston and Dillon, former Mexico bureau chiefs for the New York Times, combine personal experience and journalistic accounts in this thoughtful report on the trials of Mexico’s turbulent first taste of democracy after decades of authoritarian rule. With grace and candor, the authors capture this transitional period, which has been characterized by a slow and tense crumbling of Mexico’s main political party, the PRI (a victim of its own incompetence and hubris), and a rapid increase in civic fervor. This […]
Actors:Allan De Waal, Ole Ernst, Michael Gelting, Colin Gilder, Svend Ali Hamann Format: Anamorphic, Black & White, Closed-captioned, Color, DVD, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC Language: Danish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono) Subtitles: English Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.) Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1 Number of discs: 1 DVD Release Date: September 21, 2004 Run Time: 106 minutes It’s reassuring to know Lars von Trier was always unconventional. Epidemic, von Trier’s second feature, comes close to being a horror movie, except it keeps derailing […]
Publicado: 17/10/2007 ISBN: 978-84-8307-804-4 Editorial: Peninsula Páginas: 256 pgs. Formato: Paperback «Todos necesitan del acicate de una busca para vivir; para el viajero ese acicate reside en cualquier sueño», decía Bruce Chatwin. Aquí la excusa para el sueño y para el viaje es un trozo de piel de diez centímetros cuadrados entregado a su abuela como regalo de bodas por un primo marino, exiliado en los confines del Imperio Británico. La historia familiar tenía la piel por la de un […]
Directors: Dziga Vertov Format: Black & White, DVD, Silent, NTSC Subtitles: English Region: All Regions Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: NR (Not Rated) Studio: Image Entertainment DVD Release Date: February 26, 2002 Run Time: 68 minutes Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera is not only the hallmark of Russian Constructivist film but one of the greatest films ever made. Vertov’s main premise was to create a new city, an Utopian ideal, through montage and editing. The scenes […]