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by William Shakespeare
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
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  • History
  • 1994
  • Autor: William Shakespeare
Moscow, 1957 Publishing "Art". With illustrations. Original dust covers, publishing bindings. Safety is good. This edition includes all the works of Shakespeare. The text is based on the most authoritative English edition - the so-called Cambridge edition (Cambridge Shakespeare, ed. William Aldis Wright, 3rd ed., 1891–93). Currently, the publication contains a more extensive auxiliary apparatus. All plays are accompanied by a critical essay and commentary. Last expanded in comparison with the previous collected works. The last volume contains an article about the history of theatrical...
Number of pages: ~ 1392 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.1/5

by Henry David Thoreau
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Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience
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  • History
  • 1995
  • Autor: Henry David Thoreau
Thoreau writing belongs to the Civil Disobedience pamphlet (Civil Disobedience, 1849), where he expressed convictions for which in July 1846 he had to spend a night in prison, because he refused to pay taxes to the government, whose actions did not approve. Many years later, this essay had a great influence on Gandhi in his speech against British rule in India....
Number of pages: ~ 202 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.1/5

by Marcus Aurelius
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Meditations
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  • History
  • 2016
  • Autor: Marcus Aurelius
REFLECTIONS are personal records of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonin made by him in the 70s. II c. AD They reflect the stubborn desire of Marcus Aurelius to be guided in his worldview by the Stoic teaching. Due to the exceptional position of Marcus Aurelius and his developing literary document, this document allows The book has its own destiny....
Number of pages: ~ 216 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2/5

by Leo Tolstoy
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War and Peace
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Is it possible to consider yourself a truly educated person without reading "War and Peace"? - I think the answer to this question is obvious.  Leo Tolstoy's epic novel War and Peace is considered to be the pearl of world literature. Critics of the whole world recognize “War and Peace” as a model of a new European novel, although it is not so full. From a technical point of view, it is possible to call this work absolutely perfect - descriptions of the epic events of the war with Napoleon of 1812, and at the same time the delicate characters of all strata of Russian society of that time.  It...
Number of pages: ~ 1440 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.3/5

The King James Version of the Bible
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Translation of the Bible into English, performed under the patronage of the King of England Jacob I and released in 1611. Up until now, the Bible of King Jacob has the status of an approved, “authorized” by the king translation (English Authorized Version), although, unlike previous “authorized” translations, starting with the Great Bible, published under Henry VIII, there is actually no royal approval "never received [source not specified 1132 days]. In 2015, a priest of the parish church in Wrexham found one of the first copies of the King James Version of the Bible in 1611, the...
Number of pages: ~ 1824 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.4/5

by James Ward
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Historic Ornament, Vol 1 (of 2)
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James Ward - a scientist, a geologist, a researcher, a member of the Imperial trans-Antarctic expedition of Ernest Shackleton (1914–1917), seven Arctic expeditions to the coast and Eastern Greenland of many scientific communities....
Number of pages: ~ 193 pages
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by Niccolò Machiavelli
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The Prince
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  • History
  • 2006
  • Autor: Niccolò Machiavelli
The state is divided into a republic. Machiavelli has three forms of coming to power: weapon, force or violence, luck or virtue. Machiavelli requires special attention to arms and virtues, it is noted that one complements the other. “Armed preachers are winning,” he writes. Machiavelli emphasizes that sometimes he must be like an animal, from which he distinguishes a fox and a lion. If the state discovers obvious defects or violates the "lifestyle" of the country that rules. Of the virtues of Machiavelli, Aristotle follows a particularly marked generosity (liberality - consistency as the...
Number of pages: ~ 80 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5

by United States. National Park Service
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Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming (1949)
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  • History
  • 2019
  • Autor: United States. National Park Service
Devils Tower National Monument is in the Black Hills of northeastern Wyoming. The major attractions are the volcanic rock Tower and protected prairie dog communities. This handbook is published in support of the National Park Service’s management policies and interpretive programs at the park. Part 1 of the handbook gives a brief introduction to the park and its history; Part 2 takes a close look at the area’s natural history and, in particular, prairie dogs; and Part 3 presents concise travel guide and reference materials....
Number of pages: ~ 161 pages
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Arnold of Winkelried, The Hero of Sempach by Gustav Höcker
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  • History
  • 2016
  • Autor: Gustav Höcker
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute...
Number of pages: ~ 96 pages
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Elevator Systems of the Eiffel Tower, 1889
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  • History
  • 1961
  • Autor: Robert M. Vogel
Robert M. Vogel is Associate Professor in the Department of Education at La Salle University. He received an Ed.D. degree in psychoeducational processes from Temple University. A former special education teacher at the secondary level, much of his early work was in the area of experiential education and its effects on learning. More recently, he has written, received, and directed several major grants that focus on active learning. His latest grant, funded by the Jim Joseph Foundation, was a four-year initiative that studied, designed, and implemented flexible scheduling models and staff...
Number of pages: ~ 100 pages
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