La Soluzione Finale

Autore: Enzo Collotti
Editore: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854148318
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Una storia dell'Olocausto. L'assassinio degli ebrei nei campi di sterminioLo sterminio degli ebrei rimane uno dei grandi buchi neri nella storia del nostro secolo e della nostra civiltà. Questo libro vuole rispondere all'inquietante domanda: «come è stato possibile?», partendo dall'esplosione dell'antisemitismo nell'Europa degli anni Venti, alla specificità dell'antisemitismo nazista con il suo prologo delle leggi di Norimberga, alla «notte dei cristalli» che sfociò nell'utopia negativa della «soluzione finale» e dei campi di sterminio. Uno strumento per riflettere sulle responsabilità dirette, sulle complicità e sui silenzi che consentirono la realizzazione dell'atroce progetto; nella convinzione che solo la consapevolezza critica dei disastri provocati dal totalitarismo nazista può costituire l'antidoto contro l'oblio e contro l'accettazione tacita di nuove «pulizie etniche».Enzo Collottiinsegna storia contemporanea presso l'Università di Firenze. È autore, tra l'altro, di La Germania nazista (1962), L'amministrazione tedesca dell'Europa occupata (1963), Storia delle due Germanie (1968), La seconda guerra mondiale (1975), Nazismo e società tedesca (1982), Fascismo, fascismi (1989), Hitler e il nazismo (1994). È collaboratore di istituti di ricerca e di riviste specializzate in Italia e all'estero.

Omeopatia Terapia Dell Anima Con Un Prontuario Terapeutico Delle Malattie Acute

Autore: Giuseppe Attanasio
Editore: Hermes Edizioni
ISBN: 9788879381239
Grandezza: 64,49 MB
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Vista: 2395
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Tales By Edgar Allan Poe

Autore: Edgar Allan Poe
Editore: The History Press
ISBN: 0752471627
Grandezza: 65,24 MB
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Tales, by Edgar Allan Poe, is a collection of twenty-five stories from the literary father of the mysterious and the macabre. These individual pieces, which include 'The Fall of the House of Usher'. And 'Silence: A Fable', together make up the body of both Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, and Tales of the Folio Club. Taken as a whole, Poe's writing has cast its dark and exquisite shadow over many genres of literature, from the mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to the science fiction of Jules Verne, but in this collection the author's ability to explore the darker corners of the readers' psyche comes to the fore. Such is the power of his story-telling that his tales retain their eerie power to delight and terrify in equal measure more than a century and a half after his death.

The World As I See It

Autore: Albert Einstein
Editore: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453204946
Grandezza: 46,71 MB
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One of the world’s greatest minds addresses the ever-timely topics of religion and science, war and peace, and the treatment of minorities in this authorized collection. In the aftermath of the First World War, Albert Einstein writes about his hopes for the League of Nations, his feelings as a German citizen about the growing anti-Semitism and nationalism of his country, and his myriad opinions about the current affairs of his day. In addition to these political perspectives, The World As I See It reveals the idealistic, spiritual, and witty side of this great intellectual as he approaches topics including “Good and Evil,” “Religion and Science,” “Active Pacifism,” “Christianity and Judaism,” and “Minorities.” Including letters, speeches, articles, and essays written before 1935, this collection offers a complete portrait of Einstein as a humanitarian and as a human being trying to make sense of the changing world around him. This authorized ebook features a new introduction by Neil Berger, PhD, and an illustrated biography of Albert Einstein, which includes rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The Physics Of Star Trek

Autore: Lawrence M. Krauss
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465008631
Grandezza: 43,88 MB
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What warps when you're traveling at warp speed? What is the difference between a wormhole and a black hole? Are time loops really possible, and can I kill my grandmother before I am born? Anyone who has ever wondered “could this really happen?” will gain useful insights into the Star Trek universe (and, incidentally, the real world of physics) in this charming and accessible guide. Lawrence M. Krauss boldly goes where Star Trek has gone-and beyond. From Newton to Hawking, from Einstein to Feynman, from Kirk to Picard, Krauss leads readers on a voyage to the world of physics as we now know it and as it might one day be.

Barney S Version

Autore: Mordecai Richler
Editore: Vintage
ISBN: 0307813479
Grandezza: 57,35 MB
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Vista: 6055
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Charged with comic energy and a steely disregard for any pieties whatsoever, Barney's Version is a major Richler novel, the most personal and feeling book of a long and distinguished career. Told in the first person, it gives us the life (and what a life!) of Barney Panofsky--whose trashy TV company, Totally Useless Productions, has made him a small fortune; whose three wives include a martyred feminist icon, a quintessential JCP (Jewish-Canadian Princess), and the incomparable Miriam, the perfect wife, lover, and mother--alas, now married to another man; who recalls with nostalgia and pain his young manhood in the Paris of the early fifties, and his lifelong passion for wine, women, and the Montreal Canadiens; who either did or didn't murder his best friend, Boogie, after discovering him in bed with The Second Mrs. Panofsky; whose satirical eye for the idiocies of today's Quebec separatists (as well as for every other kind of political correctness) manages to offend his entire acquaintanceship (and will soon be offending readers everywhere); and whose memory--though not his bile--is, in his sixty-seventh year, definitely slipping . . . From the Hardcover edition.

Flower Fables

Autore: Louisa May Alcott
Editore: Louisa May Alcott
ISBN: 8892549901
Grandezza: 40,83 MB
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THE summer moon shone brightly down upon the sleeping earth, while far away from mortal eyes danced the Fairy folk. Fire-flies hung in bright clusters on the dewy leaves, that waved in the cool night-wind; and the flowers stood gazing, in very wonder, at the little Elves, who lay among the fern-leaves, swung in the vine-boughs, sailed on the lake in lily cups, or danced on the mossy ground, to the music of the hare-bells, who rung out their merriest peal in honor of the night. Under the shade of a wild rose sat the Queen and her little Maids of Honor, beside the silvery mushroom where the feast was spread. "Now, my friends," said she, "to while away the time till the bright moon goes down, let us each tell a tale, or relate what we have done or learned this day. I will begin with you, Sunny Lock," added she, turning to a lovely little Elf, who lay among the fragrant leaves of a primrose. With a gay smile, "Sunny Lock" began her story. "As I was painting the bright petals of a blue bell, it told me this tale."

Tamed

Autore: Emma Chase
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476763615
Grandezza: 68,73 MB
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In the third unforgettable book by New York Times bestseller Emma Chase, Matthew Fisher—the best friend of Drew Evans from Tangled and Twisted—wants to settle down, but he’ll have to overcome the mistrust of the colorful and unique Dee Dee Warren. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: girl meets player, they fall in love, player changes his ways. It’s a good story. But it’s not our story. Ours is a lot more colorful. When I met Dee, I knew right away that she was special. When she met me, she thought I was anything but special—I was exactly like every other guy who’d screwed her over and let her down. It took some time to convince her otherwise, but it turns out I can make a convincing argument when sex is at stake. You might know where this story’s headed. But the best part isn't where we ended up. It’s how we got there.

Last Testament

Autore: Pope Benedict XVI
Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472944631
Grandezza: 23,63 MB
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Pope Benedict XVI, the only modern-day Pope to retire whilst in office, now finally breaks his silence. Since retiring from the papacy in 2013, the first Pope in over 700 years to do so, Pope Benedict has lived quietly in a convent in the Vatican gardens in Rome. He has devoted himself to a life of prayer and study and has vowed to remain silent, until now. So much controversy still surrounds Pope Benedict's time in office. In this book, written with bestselling German author Peter Seewald, he addresses the issues of his papacy and reveals how, at his late age, governing and reforming the Church was beyond him. Last Testament is also an autobiography, recalling Pope Benedict's childhood in Germany under Nazism, his early development as a priest, and eventually his appointment as Archbishop of Munich. After becoming Pope, his account deals with the controversies that rocked the Catholic world: how he enraged Muslims with his Regensburg speech, what he did and did not do to stamp out the clerical sexual abuse of children, the 'Vatileaks' scandal and how he broke up a gay cabal within the Vatican itself. At all times, we see a man who is shy and retiring and modest being exceptionally open and frank with the outside world. In this Last Testament, a unique book insofar as no other living Pope has had the opportunity to write an account having left office, Benedict gives in his own words an unprecedented view of the difficulties, the achievements and the consequences of his time as head of the Catholic Church worldwide.

Scribes Script And Books

Autore: Leila Avrin
Editore: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910386
Grandezza: 24,11 MB
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In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.