Les vies des hommes illustres

Titre : Les vies des hommes illustres
Auteur : Plutarch
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UCAL:B3147992
Libération : 1825

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Plutarch A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Les vies des hommes illustres Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Speaking of Equality

Titre : Speaking of Equality
Auteur : P. Westen
Éditeur : Princeton University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781400861484
Libération : 2014-07-14

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Aristotle noted that "equality" is the plea not of those who are satisfied but of those who seek change, and the word has long been invoked in the name of social reform. It retains its force because arguments for equality put arguments for inequality on the defensive. But why is "equality" laudatory and "inequality" pejorative? In this first book-length analysis of the rhetorical force of equality arguments, Peter Westen argues that they derive their persuasiveness largely from the kind of word that "equality" is, rather than from the values it incorporates. By focusing on ordinary language and using commonplace examples from law and morals, Westen argues that equality is a single concept that lends itself to a multiplicity of conceptions by virtue of its capacity to incorporate diverse standards of comparison by reference. Equality arguments draw rhetorical force in part from their tendency to mask the standards of comparison on which they are based, and in so doing to confound fact with value, premises with conclusions, and uncontested with contested norms. Originally published in 1990. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Tourisme sportif en qu te d identit

Titre : Tourisme sportif en qu te d identit
Auteur : Bernard Massiera
Éditeur : Univ Europeenne
ISBN-13 : 6131506302
Libération : 2003

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Le développement du tourisme sportif tarde à se structurer et entraîne une interrogation de nature communicationnelle sur ses causes. Les professionnels se projettent dans une identité socialement valorisante à partir des idéologies intrinsèques du sport. La matérialité professionnelle rationnelle du tourisme induit une représentation déqualifiante des métiers sportifs qui déclenche un processus de rejet. La communication des organisations s'exprime dans la dimension authentique de l'identité des acteurs qui valorise les rôles et les statuts de ses acteurs. Si cette construction handicape le développement structurel de l'offre, il en élève la valeur. Ces particularités identitaires confortent la représentation sociale du sport que les consommateurs attendent et s'opposent à la banalisation de sa consommation.

Mapping Fate

Titre : Mapping Fate
Auteur : Alice Wexler
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520207416
Libération : 1995

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Wexler tells the story of a family at risk for Huntington's disease, a hereditary, incurable, fatal disorder from which her own mother died. This graceful and eloquent account goes beyond the specifics of the disease to explore the dynamics of family secrets, of living at risk, and the drama and limits of biomedical research. Photos.

The History of Witchcraft and Demonology

Titre : The History of Witchcraft and Demonology
Auteur : Montague Summers
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781317832676
Libération : 2014-04-04

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Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up-to-date findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists. This reprinted material is available as a set or in the following groupings or as individual volumes: * Prehistory and Historical Ethnography Set of 12: 0-415-15611-4: £800.00 * Greek Civilization Set of 7: 0-415-15612-2: £450.00 * Roman Civilization Set of 6: 0-415-15613-0: £400.00 * Eastern Civilizations Set of 10: 0-415-15614-9: £650.00 * Judaeo-Christian Civilization Set of 4: 0-415-15615-7: £250.00 * European Civilization Set of 11: 0-415-15616-5: £700.00

Women and Gender in Medieval Europe

Titre : Women and Gender in Medieval Europe
Auteur : Margaret C. Schaus
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781135459673
Libération : 2006-09-20

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From women's medicine and the writings of Christine de Pizan to the lives of market and tradeswomen and the idealization of virginity, gender and social status dictated all aspects of women's lives during the middle ages. A cross-disciplinary resource, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe examines the daily reality of medieval women from all walks of life in Europe between 450 CE and 1500 CE, i.e., from the fall of the Roman Empire to the discovery of the Americas. Moving beyond biographies of famous noble women of the middles ages, the scope of this important reference work is vast and provides a comprehensive understanding of medieval women's lives and experiences. Masculinity in the middle ages is also addressed to provide important context for understanding women's roles. Entries that range from 250 words to 4,500 words in length thoroughly explore topics in the following areas: · Art and Architecture · Countries, Realms, and Regions · Daily Life · Documentary Sources · Economics · Education and Learning · Gender and Sexuality · Historiography · Law · Literature · Medicine and Science · Music and Dance · Persons · Philosophy · Politics · Political Figures · Religion and Theology · Religious Figures · Social Organization and Status Written by renowned international scholars, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe is the latest in the Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages. Easily accessible in an A-to-Z format, students, researchers, and scholars will find this outstanding reference work to be an invaluable resource on women in Medieval Europe.

The Horse Whisperer

Titre : The Horse Whisperer
Auteur : Nicholas Evans
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780748112371
Libération : 2009-06-04

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In the still of a snow-covered morning in upstate New York, a girl out riding her horse is hit by a 40-ton truck. Though horribly injured, both thirteen-year-old Grace Maclean and her horse Pilgrim survive. But the impact on their lives is devastating. Grace is the only child of prominent New York magazine editor, Annie Graves, and her lawyer husband Robert. In a way that none of them at first understands, their destiny comes to depend on Pilgrim's. So mutilated and traumatised is he that even the vet who saved him wishes he hadn't. Annie refuses to have him put down, sensing that if she does, something in Grace will die too. Then Annie hears about a man called Tom Booker, a 'whisperer' who is said to have the gift of healing troubled horses. Abandoning her job, Annie sets off across the continent with Grace and Pilgrim to find him. Under the massive Montana sky, all their lives are changed for ever.

Natural Horse man ship

Titre : Natural Horse man ship
Auteur : Pat Parelli
Éditeur : Western Horseman Book
ISBN-13 : 0911647279
Libération : 1993

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Keys for developing a partnership with your horse.

Natural Horsemanship Explained

Titre : Natural Horsemanship Explained
Auteur : Robert M. Miller
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0983462550
Libération : 2014-04-01

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The horse is a highly intelligent species capable of exceptional communication with the human being, but only if the human has learned HOW to communicate. This book begins explaining why Natural Horsemanship works, including some concepts never before published. Then we examine different schools of thought within the horse world, and finally the significance of horses in the 21st century.

The Revolution in Horsemanship

Titre : The Revolution in Horsemanship
Auteur : Robert M. Miller
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0983462534
Libération : 2014-01-02

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The story of how the ancient art of horsemanship has been transformed over the past few decades and its effect on training, riding, tack, medicine, and more. Most significant, it presents that the communication skills involved in this remarkable change can be used to facilitate human relationships. Illustrated with 100's of photos