By Karl Löwith
Gegenpol zur Philosophie der Aufklärung. Karl Löwith thematisiert in seinem Essay zur Geschichtsphilosophie die biblisch verheißene Erlösung der christlichen Menschheit. Schon unmittelbar nach der Veröffentlichung 1949 und 1953 sorgte das Buch weltweit für Furore. Angesichts der heute lebhaft geführten Debatte um das "Ende der Geschichte" und die Thesen Fukuyamas hat Löwiths brillanter philosophischer Essay an Aktualität nichts verloren.
By Michael Aaron Rockland
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1811-1888), Argentine educator, statesman, and author, self-educated after the version of Benjamin Franklin, used to be "not a guy yet a nation," within the phrases of Mrs. Horace Mann. Like De Tocqueville, this extraordinary guy visited the USA in its early years and wrote an in depth account of this new phenomenon.
Full of intelligent social statement and specific vignettes of the the US of this period-of Boston, for example, the place Sarmiento met the Horace Manns and later Emerson and Longfellow-Travels should still take its position one of the very important commentaries at the usa written over the last century by means of international viewers. Professor Rockland's introductory essay offers the wider context within which Travels has to be noticeable: its position in Sarmiento's existence and profession and its value as testimony to forgotten traces of impression among North and South America.
Originally released in 1970.
The Princeton Legacy Library makes use of the most recent print-on-demand expertise to back make to be had formerly out-of-print books from the prestigious backlist of Princeton college Press. those paperback variants safeguard the unique texts of those vital books whereas proposing them in sturdy paperback variations. The target of the Princeton Legacy Library is to enormously raise entry to the wealthy scholarly background present in the millions of books released by way of Princeton collage Press on account that its founding in 1905.
By Sara Pendergast
International struggle i used to be actually some of the most tragic occasions of the 20th century. The conflict all started over a terrorist act within the provinces of the fading Austro-Hungarian Empire and will were kept away from if Germany, Russia, and France hadn't felt pressured to obey mystery treaties that they had signed years ahead of. these mystery treaties became a small clash into person who concerned each significant kingdom in Europe and finally many different countries from world wide. during simply over 4 years of battle, approximately ten million infantrymen and civilians misplaced their lives; billions of greenbacks have been spent on killing machines-guns, tanks, submarines-and the economies of many of the warring international locations have been critically disrupted; nice empires-the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Ottoman Empire-collapsed in defeat.
By Julie Marshall, Alastair Lamb
This bibliography is a checklist of British family with Tibet within the interval from 1765 to 1947. It additionally offers historical past details to Tibet's claims to independence, a subject of present value. The paintings is split right into a variety of sections and subsections, in keeping with chronology, geography and occasions. The introductions to every of the sections supply a condensed and informative background of the interval and position the books and articles of their old context. This paintings is either a heritage and a bibliography of the topic, and gives a quick access right into a complicated quarter for students within the fields of diplomacy and army heritage in addition to Asian history.
Revised and up to date to 2003
By Robert H. Johnston
This quantity explains how one can make the simplest use of collections either inside of and out of doors the previous USSR and evaluates over 900 books, articles and periodicals on each point of Soviet international coverage.
By B. Schmeikal, H. Hogeweg-de Haart and W. Richter (Eds.)
This booklet includes a list of analysis initiatives at the effect of know-how on society. examine during this box is of transforming into significance because the flood of technological innovation maintains. This survey exhibits massive job within the parts of microelectronics and knowledge expertise, yet with a necessity for extra consistency and stability. by way of construction jointly distinctive info on present study, the amount not just raises knowledge of what has been performed, but additionally shows parts wanting additional examine
By Michel Ruppli
Mercury documents used to be based in 1945 and shortly turned a tremendous strength in jazz and blues, classical, rock, and nation recording. This five-volume discography presents an inventory of all recordings made or issued by means of the Mercury label and its subsidiaries (Blue Rock, Cumberland, Emarcy, Fontana, Limelight, Philips, spoil, and Wing) in addition to leased and bought fabrics and recordings through self sustaining labels disbursed by way of Mercury.
Much of the discography is dedicated to recording consultation listings, which come with information on body of workers, recording dates, and grasp and factor numbers. every one quantity ends with an artist index, consisting of the entire names showing within the consultation listings of the amount. as well as offering info on stereo/mono grasp quantity equivalences, and knowledge on numerous codecs, the 5th quantity concludes with a common artist index, together with the entire names which seem within the previous volumes. This discography is valuable to all who search information at the song and artists recorded within the moment half the 20th century.
By Marie-Francine Moens
Automatic Indexing and Abstracting of rfile Texts summarizes the newest suggestions of computerized indexing and abstracting, and the result of their software. It additionally areas the thoughts within the context of the learn of textual content, guide indexing and abstracting, and using the indexing descriptions and abstracts in platforms that decide upon records or info from huge collections. very important sections of the ebook think of the advance of recent innovations for indexing and abstracting. The suggestions contain the next: utilizing textual content grammars, studying of the topics of the texts together with the identity of consultant sentences or paragraphs by way of enough cluster algorithms, and studying of category styles of texts. moreover, the booklet is an try to light up new avenues for destiny study.
Automatic Indexing and Abstracting of rfile Texts is a superb reference for researchers and execs operating within the box of content material administration and data retrieval.