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Dretnot, Tank ve Uçak: Modern Çağda Savaş Sanatı

Savaş gemilerinde buhar enerjisinden yararlanmaya başlayınca çok güçlü zırhlara ve büyük toplara sahip dretnotlar savaş sahnelerine çıktı. Kara savaşları için çok daha isabetli ve seri atış yapan toplar üretilmeye başlandı.

Ateş Etmek: Tarihte Fırlatma Teknolojileri

İnsanoğlu atış ve ateş ile çevreyi belirli bir uzaklıktan değiştirebilen tek canlı türü. Bu iki yeteneğimizle tarihimizin ve dünyadaki evrimin akışını değiştirdik ve sonunda uzaya çıkmayı becerdik. Bu yetenek insanoğluna, kullandığı aletlerin boyutuyla kıyaslanması imkansız bir güç verdi. Clovis avcısı Kuzey Amerika’nın son mamutunu mızrakla; Siyonist bir fanatik, Yitzhak Rabin’i tabancayla; Wernher von Braun Londra’yı roketle vurmuştu.

Vahşilerin Cinsel Yaşamı
Vahşilerin Cinsel Yaşamı Sented by Michael

Okurlar bu kitapta, derin bilgelikle birleşmiş ve yazarı antropologların en çok okunanı yapan o edebi çekiciliği bulmayı bekleyeceklerdir. Hayal kırıklığına uğramayacaklar. Canlı eğretilemeler, resimsi betimlemeler, Trobriandlıları yaşayan bir gerçeklik haline getiriyor; onları oldukları gibi görüyor ve kendimizi onların ada yaşamlarını sanki paylaşıyor gibi hissediyoruz.’

Günah Keçisi
Günah Keçisi Sented by Luis

Girard Günah Keçisi’nde kıyım metinleri adını verdiği mitleri ve tarihsel belgeleri inceliyor. Girard’a göre bütün mitler bir topluluğu oluşturan bireylerin ortak olduğu kıyımı gizler.

Dr. Libby's Real Food Chef
Dr. Libby's Real Food Chef Sented by Michael

Revolutionize your diet with real, whole foods. These incredibly delicious recipes feature plant-based ingredients and are so easy to make! Try the Breakfast Hash with Mushrooms, Blueberry Green Smoothie, Apple Salad with Sweet and Sour Dressing, Thai Pumpkin Soup, and Simple Chocolate Truffles. Free from harmful chemicals and common allergens, each delectable bite will nourish your body and leave you craving for more healthy food.

Places I Stopped on the Way Home A Memoir of Chaos and Grace

Sometimes I think of how I will describe New York to my children. I will tell them that the city was in so many ways, and for such a long time, the best and worst thing about my life. That it was a sort of perpetual question in pursuit of an answer. And that in attempting to answer it, I turned and faced myself. In Places I Stopped on the Way Home, Meg Fee plots a decade of her life in New York City- from falling in love at the Lincoln Center to escaping the roommate (and bedbugs) from hell on Thompson Street, chasing false promises on 66th Street and the wrong men everywhere to finding true friendships over glasses of wine in Harlem and Greenwich Village. Weaving together her joys and sorrows, expectations and uncertainties, aspirations and realities, the result is an exhilarating collection of essays about love and friendship, failure and suffering, and above all hope. Join Meg on her heart-wrenching journey, as she cuts the difficult path to finding herself and finding home.

This Road I'm On: The Power of Hope in the Face of Adversity

Bill Lee has experienced success as a Tennessee cattle farmer and businessman, but he has also known his share of tragedy and adversity. This Road I’m On is his story of fostering resilience and developing a heart for helping others by responding to those bittersweet moments of with faith, hope, and perseverance.

Letters from Belsen 1945: An Australian nurse's experiences with the survivors of war

When British troops arrived at Belsen concentration camp in April 1945 they found 40,000 desperately ill men, women and children and 10,000 unburied dead bodies. In a final act of cruelty the Germans had withheld food and water from the inmates for a week. Typhus was raging and conditions were chaotic. Muriel Knox Doherty arrived soon after as Chief Nurse with the task of creating a hospital, scrounging supplies and saving as many of the camp survivors as possible. In letters written to her mother and friends in Australia, Doherty describes her experiences at Belsen in moving detail. She tells of the plight of Jewish survivors unable to return home, and the challenge of rebuilding their health and their self-respect. She is inundated with appeals from desperate families trying to find their loved ones among the camp survivors and the many displaced people at Belsen. For one particularly memorable day she attends the Luneberg Trials as Belsen survivors gave evidence against war criminals. One of the few accounts of a concentration camp written by a non-Jew, this remarkable collection of letters is illustrated with drawings by one of the Belsen survivors and period photographs. It is a compassionate tale of the effects of war and the effort made to heal Europe after World War II.

Unlocking Secrets My Journey to an Open Heart

Kathe Crawford was barely 31-years-old and the mother of two young children when she and her husband received devastating news—information that they agreed to keep secret from everyone in their lives, including their families. As the years passed, this secret weighed heavily on Crawford, even more so as she continued to respect her husband's wishes for more than 20 years after his death. Raising two sons as a single parent, Crawford was determined to build a successful career and a stable home. But this proved increasingly difficult as her secret became an exhausting facade. For so many years, survival had meant hiding the one thing that she thought would harm herself and her family the most. But when she could no longer maintain the protective wall around her heart, she discovered a deeper legacy of keeping secrets that she had inherited from her parents. The only way to heal would be to open herself to her heart and then to allow others to see her as she was, without secrets and without pretense. In her debut memoir, Crawford shares her spiritual journey from hiding in the shadows of her secrets to embracing the light of absolute authenticity, learning that self-love is perhaps the most important love story of all.

Crashing the Party From the Bernie Sanders Campaign to a Progressive Movement

A leading activist-scholar on what’s next in the Sanders revolution Bernie Sanders shocked the political establishment by winning 13 million votes and a majority of young voters in the 2016 Democratic primary. Since that upset, repeated polls have judged this democratic socialist to be the most popular politician in the United States. What lessons can be drawn from his surprising insurgent campaign? Longtime author and activist Heather Gautney was a Policy Fellow in Sanders’s Washington, DC, office and a volunteer researcher and organizer on his presidential campaign. In reviewing what enabled Sanders to reach out to an unprecedented number with a socialist message—and what stalled his progress—she draws lessons on the prospects and perils of building a progressive movement in the United States. Gautney’s poignant account of the role that race and class played in this election cycle, her anatomy of the conflicting dynamics of movement and electoral ambitions, and her clear-eyed analysis of the Democratic position following Trump’s victory will serve as a useful starting point for many readers newly aware of the limitations of the Democratic Party and the immensity of the challenges ahead.

Rothschild Hanedanlığı
Rothschild Hanedanlığı Sented by Musa

Birçok insanın aklında Rothschild ismi "büyük servet" anlamını çağrıştırsa da bu servetin getirdiği gücü kavrayan çok az kişi bulunur. Rothschildler servetlerini rahat yaşamak için değil bütün ulusların güç odaklarını yönetmek böylece günümüze kadar ulusları kontrol etmek için kullanmışlardır.

The Great Tapestry of Scotland: The Making of a Masterpiece

The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of the last Ice Age to Dolly the Sheep. Like the Bayeux tapestry, the Great Tapestry of Scotland has been created on embroidered cloth, and is annotated in English, Gaelic, Scots and Latin. This book, with a foreword by Alexander McCall Smith, tells the story of this unique undertaking - one of the biggest community arts projects ever to take place in Scotland - and reproduces in full colour a selection of the panels from the completed tapestry, together with descriptive and explanatory material. It is published to coincide with the completion of the tapestry in August 2013. See www.scotlandstapestry.com for further details.

Mothers, Daughters, and Body Image: Learning to Love Ourselves as We Are

When women are told that what is important about us is how we look, it becomes increasingly difficult for us to feel comfortable with our appearance and how we feel about our bodies. We are told, over and over-if we just lost weight, fit into those old jeans, or into a new smaller pair-we will be happier and feel better about ourselves. The truth is, so many women despise their appearance, weight, and shape, that experts who study women's body image now consider this feeling to be normal.

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey Sented by Musa

A Cinderella story starring the bestselling female musical artist of the millennium. Mariah Carey grew up in a broken home, poor and with no friends. Singing was her salvation. One day, at a music industry party, another musician slips executive Tommy Mottola a demo tape of Mariah. In the limo on his way home Mottola is bored, so he listens to the tape. Mariah's voice is like liquid gold. He goes back to look for her. But just like in the Cinderella story, she has slipped away.

Love and Death in the Great War

Americans today harbor no strong or consistent collective memory of the First World War. Ask why the country fought or what they accomplished, and 'democracy' is the most likely if vague response. The circulation of confusing or lofty rationales for intervention began as soon as President Woodrow Wilson secured a war declaration in April 1917. Yet amid those shifting justifications, Love and Death in the Great War argues, was a more durable and resonant one: Americans would fight for home and family. Officials in the military and government, grasping this crucial reality, invested the war with personal meaning, as did popular culture. 'Make your mother proud of you/And the Old Red White and Blue' went George Cohan's famous tune 'Over There.' Federal officials and their allies in public culture, in short, told the war story as a love story.

Joey Jacobson's War : A Jewish Canadian Airman in the Second World War

In the spring of 1940 Canada sent hundreds of highly trained volunteers to serve in Britain's Royal Air Force as it began a concerted bombing campaign against Germany. Nearly half of them were killed or captured within a year. This is the story of one of those airmen, as told through his own letters and diaries as well as those of his family and friends.

James I (Penguin Monarchs): The Phoenix King

James's reign marked one of the very rare major breaks in England's monarchy. Already James VI of Scotland and a highly experienced ruler who had established his authority over the Scottish Kirk, he marched south on Elizabeth I's death to become James I of England and Ireland, uniting the British Isles for the first time and founding the Stuart dynasty which would, with several lurches, reign for over a century. Indeed his descendant still occupies the throne.

Go Ask Ali: Half-Baked Advice (and Free Lemonade)

New York Times bestselling author Ali Wentworth offers her hilarious and unique advice on surviving the absurdity of modern life in her third collection of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes.

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