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Addressing the issue of NATO's role in the 1990s, this text explores how changes in international political structures have influenced NATO's position and policies. It pays particular attention to debates over seeing NATO as a modern structure or an obsolete organisation.
This comprehensive book is intended for university students and anyone interested in learning Standard Swahili grammar as spoken in the East African Community of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. On completing this book, the reader will be able to read, write and converse in Swahili with confidence.
In addition to tracing the political, cultural and religious history of medieval Germany, this volume examines the thought of outstanding German men and women, and includes an extensive account of the changing status of German Jews.
This is a comprehensive manual intended to teach students the basics of communicating in Swahili at an elementary level.
In this book, the author uses a selection of twenty-six of his papers in which he sets forth both interbehavioral psychology and Hellenic Greek psychology together with psychological concepts of hunter-gatherers, Egyptians, and Indo-Europeans.
This text argues that religion and humanism are the proper poles in relation to which Erasmus's intellectual development must be understood. The author discusses this as it relates to Erasmus's editing of the New Testament in Greek, and his translation of it into Latin.
Bellwether tells the story of how the reliably Republican state of Virginia was transformed into a Democratic stronghold between 2006 and 2020.
How to Play Philosophy is a series of lyrical, creative essays that explore timeless and timely ideas about who we are and how we live. MIT-trained philosopher Michael Picard shares ideas of numerous philosophers from conflicting traditions and builds an intellectual background to enable readers to draw their own conclusions.
The book takes well-established, scientific evidence on consciousness to interrogate, and re envisions questions of personal reincarnation and thus of the mind/body problem. Methodologically, the basis of the book is rooted in the careful argumentation and logical appraisal of classical materialism and the history of the mind-body problem.
This interdisciplinary work is premised on a holistic account of the historical, philosophical, neuroscientific, and sociocultural aspects of memory that yields a novel theory: the primary human drive is not to "power" or "pleasure" but to significance and memorability. Above all, we want to be cosmically important and remembered.
This is a biography and remembrance of the late Norman R. Rich, who taught European history for many years at Brown University and Michigan State University, among other places. Norman Rich was an eminent historian, prolific writer, gifted teacher and warm friend to countless colleagues, students and neighbors.
In this book, Sonja Krause Goodwin describes her second year as a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching chemistry at a branch of Haile Selassie I University in Ethiopia in 1965. She notes her interactions with her students, fellow College employees, other Peace Corps volunteers, and Ethiopians.
In this book, Sonja Krause Goodwin describes her Peace Corps training for teaching in Nigeria in 1964, her service there as a university teacher in physics, and her vacation travels. She notes her interactions with students, fellow university employees, other Peace Corps volunteers, and Nigerians.
This story of Athens' tragic defeat in its attempt to subdue Sicily during the war between Athens and Sparta, discusses the social and political context, the ideas about religion, women, foreigners, and slaves during the great intellectual blossoming of fifth century Athens, and the complex relationship between democracy and empire.