1. Купити - Книжки - On Being Literate
     
    Маргарет Мік
     
    Vintage, Англійська, 1991, М'яка
    Margaret Meek is Emeritus Reader in Education at the Institute of Education in the University of London. She supervises research in education, literacy and children's literature. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Literacy Trust. In 1970 she was awarded the Eleanor Farjeon prize for services to children and books.Literacy is at the heart of all social concerns. Not only in childhood, in education, in Britain, but everywhere in the modern world of signs, print and information, literacy is linked to changes, especially in... Далі
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  2. Купити - Книжки - The Geopolitics of Emotion
     
    Домінік Моісі
     
    Vintage, Англійська, 2016, М'яка
    Dominique Moïsi is a founder and now a senior adviser to the French Institute of International Affairs IFRI) and a professor at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris. He writes a column for the Financial Times and contributes to Foreign Affairs and the Guardian. He lives in Paris.Samuel Huntington's landmark book, The Clash of Civilizations, presented a vision of a world divided by cultural differences, national interests, and political ideologies. In The Geopolitics of Emotion, Dominique Moïsi brilliantly demonstrates that the world is... Далі
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  3. Купити - Книжки - The Reinvention of Humanity
     
    Чарльз Кінг
     
    Vintage, Англійська, 2019, Тверда
    Charles King is Professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University where he teaches a popular course called ‘Ethnicity, Race, and Nation'. His many books include Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul, a 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable Book, and Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams, winner of a National Jewish Book Award in 2011. His writing has appeared in the TLS, New York Times, Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, The New Republic and other publications.The Reinvention of Humanity tells the story of... Далі
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  4. Купити - Книжки - You Got Nothing Coming
     
    Джиммі Лернер
     
    Corgi Books, Англійська, 2010, М'яка
    JIMMY LERNER served in the US army in Panama before gaining an MBA, and worked for eighteen years as a marketing executive and planner for Pacific Bell. In 1998 he was convicted of voluntary manslaughter.. He was released on parole in January 02. This book was written entirely from his cell.You are convicts. Your job here is to lie, cheat, steal, extort, get tattoos, take drugs, sell drugs, shank and sock each other. Just don't let us catch you - that's our job. We catch you, you got nothin' coming.It is your worst nightmare. You wake up naked... Далі
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  5. Купити - Книжки - Superior. The Return of Race Science
     
    Анджела Саїні
     
    Fourth Estate, Англійська, 2020, М'яка
    For millennia, dominant societies have had the habit of believing their own people to be the best, deep down: the more powerful they become, the more power begins to be framed as natural, as well as cultural. When you see how power has shaped the idea of race, then you can start to understand its meaning. In the twenty-first century, we like to believe that we have moved beyond scientific racism, that most people accept race as a social construct, not a biological one. But race science is experiencing a revival, fuelled by the misuse of... Далі
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  6. Купити - Книжки - Salvador
     
    Джоан Дідіон
     
    Granta Books, Англійська, 2019, Тверда
    El Salvador, 1982, is at the height of a ghastly civil war. Joan Didion travels from battlefields to body dumps, interviews a puppet president, considers the distinctly Salvadorean meaning of the verb 'to disappear' and trains a merciless eye not only on the terror there but also on the depredations and evasions of US foreign policy. Salvador is a restless and unflinching masterclass in the art of reportage by one of the great literary stylists of the twentieth century.... Далі
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  7. Купити - Книжки - Books That Changed History. From the Art of War to Anne Frank's Diary
     
     
    DK (Dorling Kindersley), Англійська, 2017, Тверда
    Featuring a foreword by James Naughtie. Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, controversial, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this stunning treasury.Books That Changed History is a unique encyclopedia spanning the history of the written word, from 3000 BCE to the modern day. Chronological chapters show the evolution of human knowledge and the changing ways in which books are made. Discover incredible coverage of history's most... Далі
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  8. Купити - Книжки - Raven Smith’s Trivial Pursuits
     
    Равен Сміт
     
    Fourth Estate, Англійська, 2020, Тверда
    A hilarious, smart and incredibly singular debut from the 'unofficial spokesperson of the modern millennial' (SUNDAY TIMES 'STYLE' MAGAZINE), whose exploration of the minutiae of everyday modern life and culture is totally unique and painfully relatable. From what goes through his head in a yoga class, to being tall, to Theresa May needing to be Queer Eye-d, journalist and creative director, Raven Smith, doesn't leave any 'trivial' stone unturned. He also discusses his single-parent upbringing, his struggles as a lonely teenager and his... Далі
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  9. Купити - Книжки - The Creativity Code. How Ai is Learning to Write, Paint and Think
     
    Маркус дю Сутуа
     
    Fourth Estate, Англійська, 2020, Тверда
    As humans, we have an extraordinary ability to create works of art that elevate, expand and transform what it means to be alive. Yet in many other areas, new developments in AI are shaking up the status quo, as we find out how many of the tasks humans engage in can be done equally well, if not better, by machines. But can machines be creative? Will they soon be able to learn from the art that moves us, and understand what distinguishes it from the mundane? In The Creativity Code, Marcus du Sautoy examines the nature of creativity, as well as... Далі
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  10. Купити - Книжки - The Safeguard of the Sea. A Naval History of Britain. Volume 1. 660-1649
     
    Ніколас Роджер
     
    Penguin, Англійська, 2004, М'яка
    Throughout Britain's history, one factor above all others has determined the fate of the nation: its navy. N. A. M. Rodger's definitive account reveals how the political and social progress of Britain has been inextricably intertwined with the strength — and weakness — of its sea power, from the desperate early campaigns against the Vikings to the defeat of the great Spanish Armada. Covering policy, strategy, ships, recruitment and weapons, this is a superb tapestry of nearly 1000 years of maritime history.... Далі
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