by Niccolò Machiavelli
- 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
by United States. National Park Service
- 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
by Gustav Höcker
- 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
by Robert M. Vogel
- 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
by Thomas Hobbes
The author of the book is well known English political philosopher - Thomas Hobbes. In the book, Thomas raises problems of state or national building. In 17 century, the book was banned in England and was intended to be burned. Mainly in the book opens the biblical monster - Leviathan, цho is a type of god that degrades people. And in this situation, they will have to join and submit themselves to condone the so-called state, where all should obey a single duty. Regulation of relations between people - the main task of the state....
Number of pages: ~ 576 pages
by Wilkie Collins
- Autor: Wilkie Collins
The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road. Engaged as a drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie, Walter is drawn into the sinister intrigues of Sir Percival Glyde and his "charming" friend Count Fosco, who has a taste for white mice, vanilla bonbons and poison. Pursuing questions of identity and insanity along the paths and corridors of English country houses and the madhouse, The Woman in White is the first and most influential of the Victorian genre that combined Gothic horror with psychological realism....
Number of pages: ~ 720 pages
by Rafael Sabatini
- Autor: Rafael Sabatini
It is one of the gripping novels in the world adventure fiction. A real person became a prototype of a noble filibuster Blood. He was an Englishman Henry Morgan who once was a slave and a pirate, and who became a vice-governor of Jamaica....
Number of pages: ~ 213 pages