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Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence (repost)

Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence (Oxford English Monographs) by Kirsty Martin
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199674086 | 256 pages | PDF | 0,9 MB

Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard - Lawrence M. Schoen  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Maroutan at April 29, 2016
Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard - Lawrence M. Schoen

Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard - Lawrence M. Schoen
English | 2016 | 384 Pages | ISBN: 0765377020 | EPUB | 1.2 MB

An historian who speaks with the dead is ensnared by the past. A child who feels no pain and who should not exist sees the future. Between them are truths that will shake worlds.
In a distant future, no remnants of human beings remain, but their successors thrive throughout the galaxy. These are the offspring of humanity’s genius-animals uplifted into walking, talking, sentient beings…
Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention the Launched the Military-Industrial Complex

Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention the Launched the Military-Industrial Complex
Audio CDs in M4B / English: AAC, 62 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: 14:48:20 | ISBN-10: 1622318870 | 2015 | 404 MB
Genre: Science

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Los Angeles Times contributor, the untold story of how science went big, built the bombs that helped World War II, and became dependent on government and industry and the forgotten genius who started it all, Ernest Lawrence. Since the 1930s, the scale of scientific endeavors has grown exponentially. Machines have become larger, ambitions, bolder. The first particle accelerator cost less than one hundred dollars and could be held in its creators palm, while its descendant, the Lard Hadron Collider, cost ten billion dollars and is seventeen miles in circumference.

Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends by Lawrence Mishel [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at July 21, 2015
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends by Lawrence Mishel [Repost]

Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends by Lawrence Mishel
English | Apr 20, 2006 | ISBN: 1932066241 | 108 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

In a knowledge-driven economy, those without at least a high school diploma will be far more limited in their work prospects than those with one. But scholars and educators disagree on the rate of graduation in U.S. high schools.
Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex

Michael Hiltzik, "Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex"
ISBN: 1451675755 | 2015 | EPUB | 528 pages | 46 MB

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy by Lawrence Lessig [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Feb. 1, 2015
Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy by Lawrence Lessig [Repost]

Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy by Lawrence Lessig
English | Oct 16, 2008 | ISBN: 1594201722 | 352 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

The author of Free Culture shows how we harm our children—and almost anyone who creates, enjoys, or sells any art form—with a restrictive copyright system driven by corporate interests. Lessig reveals the solutions to this impasse offered by a collaborative yet profitable “hybrid economy”.

Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by free4magazines at Oct. 30, 2014
Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices (repost)

Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0787963852 | 2002 | 352 pages | 0.7 MB / 0.8 MB

A touchstone for understanding how we behave on the job This is a stimulating and provocative book in bringing together important ideas from different fields, and, thereby, giving us a whole new slant on human nature. Edgar H. Schein, Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus and Senior Lecturer, MIT In this astonishing, provocative, and solidly researched book, two Harvard Business School professors synthesize 200 years of thought along with the latest research drawn from the biological and social sciences to propose a new theory, a unified synthesis of human nature.

Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Aug. 26, 2014
Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence

Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence (Oxford English Monographs) by Kirsty Martin
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199674086 | 256 pages | PDF | 0,9 MB

How do we feel for others? Must we try to understand other minds? Do we have to respect others' autonomy, or even their individuality? Or might sympathy be fundamentally more intuitive, bodily and troubling?

Driven to Lead: Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at April 26, 2014
Driven to Lead: Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership (repost)

Driven to Lead: Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership by Paul R. Lawrence
English | 2011 | ISBN-10: 0470623845 , 0470638516 | PDF | 336 pages | 2,3 MB

"A powerful scientific framework, grounded in evolutionary biology, that helps us think about leadership successes and failures throughout history and how we might address humanity's need for better leadership going forward."
—Nitin Nohria, Dean, Harvard Business School

Lawrence Wright - Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at Jan. 29, 2014
Lawrence Wright - Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

Lawrence Wright - Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
Time: 17:27:00 | Publisher: Random House Audio | ASIN: B00AYLFLCM | January 17, 2013
Language: English | Audiobook in MP3 / 24-80 kbps | ~400 MB

A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the The Looming Tower, the now-classic study of al-Qaeda's 9/11 attack. Based on more than 200 personal interviews with both current and former Scientologists - both famous and less well known - and years of archival research, Lawrence Wright uses his extraordinary investigative ability to uncover for us the inner workings of the Church of Scientology…