Domain of the Dead by Iain McKinnon

By Iain McKinnon

The area is useless, gobbled via a deadly disease of reanimated corpses.

In a crumbling urban Sarah, Nathan, and a band of survivors barricade themselves within a warehouse surrounded via a sea of shambling putrefaction. Days in seclusion blur by means of, and their nutrients is sort of long gone. the gang is confronted with attainable deaths: creeping hunger, or the undead outdoor the warehouse.

As Sarah stands at the fringe of the warehouse roof getting ready to step out into oblivion she spots a glimmer of wish. within the distance a helicopter techniques town ... yet is it the salvation the survivors were looking ahead to? And do they dare try to struggle their approach in the course of the mass of contaminated lifeless to arrive it?

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La France du XVIᵉ siècle : 1483-1598 by Arlette Jouanna

By Arlette Jouanna

    Plusieurs fois réédité depuis 1996, date de sa première booklet dans l. a. assortment best Cycle, ce manuel est une excellente synthèse de ce XVIᵉ siècle durant lequel los angeles royauté se consolide, ceci malgré l. a. violence des guerres civiles qui agitent l. a. seconde moitié du siècle. L’ouvrage est divisé en deux events, Le temps de l. a. Renaissance (1483-1559) dont los angeles présentation est thématique, puis Le temps des guerres civiles (1559-1598) volontairement chronologique. Ces guerres civiles entraînent désordres et lassitude, effroi même quant à los angeles survie du royaume, vont donner à los angeles France deux siècles de grandeur monarchique.

Quatrième de couverture de los angeles première édition :

    Malgré los angeles pesanteur des legs du passé, le XVIᵉ siècle, en France, est un temps de ruptures et de contrastes. Le rêve d’unité symbolisé par los angeles formule « une foi, une loi, un roi » est mis à mal par los angeles déchirure religieuse; à l’élan triomphant de los angeles Renaissance succède le drame des guerres civiles. Mais ces tensions sont fécondes. los angeles connaissance des cultures antiques, diffusée par l’imprimerie, et los angeles découverte des « sauvages » du Nouveau Monde invitent à s’interroger sur ce qui fait los angeles dignité de l’être humain. l. a. circulate des marchandises et des idées s’accroît et stimule l’ardeur créatrice, que ce soit en artwork ou en littérature. Les angoisses nées des mutations en cours obligent à repenser l. a. relation entre l’homme et Dieu; l. a. disagreement des catholiques et des protestants fait naître de terribles violences, mais aussi une approche nouvelle de los angeles tolérance. Les contraintes de l. a. guerre extérieure puis intérieure amènent à redéfinir l. a. nature du pouvoir royal et celle des droits des sujets. De ces bouleversements émerge une France profondément transformée.

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A grammar of the Aramaic idiom contained in the Babylonian by Caspar Levias

By Caspar Levias

A grammar of the Aramaic idiom inside the Babylonian Talmud: with consistent connection with gaonic literature through Caspar Levias is gifted the following in a top quality paperback variation. This ebook was once made out of a certified experiment of an unique variation of the ebook, which could contain imperfections from the unique booklet or in the course of the scanning method, and has been created with the reader in brain. A grammar of the Aramaic idiom inside the Babylonian Talmud: with consistent connection with gaonic literature is within the English language. A grammar of the Aramaic idiom inside the Babylonian Talmud: with consistent connection with gaonic literature is very steered if you happen to benefit from the works of Caspar Levias, and for these gaining knowledge of the works of Caspar Levias for the 1st time.

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Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style by Muhammad Abdel Haleem

By Muhammad Abdel Haleem

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1999
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The tenets of Islam can't be grasped and not using a right realizing of theQur'an. during this very important advent, now revised and up to date for a newpaperback version, Muhammad Abdel Haleem examines the Qur'an's majorrecurrent subject matters - lifestyles and eternity, marriage and divorce, peace and warfare, waterand nourishment - and for the 1st time considers those components in thecontext of Qur'anic linguistic kind.

With a clean perception into the historical past ofthe Qur'an, Professor Haleem examines the context and conditions leadingto the advance of the suras (chapters) and the ayahs (verses) and theconstruction of the Qur'an itself. He exhibits that well known conceptions of Islamicattitudes to girls, marriage and divorce, clash and society, all vary radicallyfrom the genuine teachings of the Qur'an.

Understanding the Qur'angoes on toexplore the ways that the Judaic and Christian traditions, as mirrored in theBible, might be in comparison to Qur'anic ways to comparable themes.

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A Stir of Echoes by Richard Matheson

By Richard Matheson

Tom Wallace lived a regular existence, till an opportunity occasion woke up psychic skills he by no means knew he possessed. Now he's listening to the personal options of the folk round him-and studying surprising secrets and techniques he by no means desired to be aware of. yet as Tom's life turns into a waking nightmare, even higher jolts are in shop as he turns into the unwilling recipient of a compelling message from past the grave!

This eerie ghost tale, through award-winning writer of Hell House and I Am Legend, encouraged the acclaimed 1999 movie starring Kevin Bacon.

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The History and Poetics of Scientific Biography (Science, by Thomas Söderqvist

By Thomas Söderqvist

Biographies of scientists hold an more and more widespread position in cutting-edge publishing weather. conventional old and sociological bills of technology are complemented via narratives that emphasize the significance of the medical topic within the creation of technology. no longer least is the conclusion that the position of technology in tradition is far extra obtainable whilst awarded in the course of the lives of its practitioners. Taken as a style, such biographies play a massive function within the public realizing of technology. lately, there was a growing number of monographs and collections approximately biography quite often and literary biography specifically. besides the fact that, biographies of scientists, engineers and doctors have hardly ever been the subject of scholarly inquiry. As such, this quantity of essays might be welcomed via these drawn to the style of technology biography, and who desire to re-evaluate its heritage, foundational difficulties and theoretical implications. Borrowing ways and techniques from cultural stories and the heritage, philosophy and sociology of technology, the contributions disguise a vast diversity of topics, classes and destinations. by way of providing this sort of wealthy variety of essays, the amount is ready to chart the reoccurring conceptual difficulties and units that experience prompted medical biographies from classical antiquity to the current day. In so doing, it presents a compelling evaluate of the heritage of the style, suggesting that the various valuations given clinical biography over the years were principally fuelled by way of vested expert pursuits.

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