Download E-books Übungen im politischen Denken: Hannah Arendts Schriften als Einleitung der politischen Praxis (Frauen in Philosophie und Wissenschaft. Women Philosophers and Scientists) (German Edition) PDF

By Maria Robaszkiewicz

Maria Robaszkiewicz fragt in ihrem Buch worin politische Kompetenz besteht, welche Fähigkeiten der Beteiligung am politischen Geschehen zugrunde liegen und wie eine politische Sphäre geschaffen werden kann, die trotz der Pluralität von Meinungen, einen Raum für politische Gemeinschaft bietet. Sie greift dabei auf Hannah Arendts Konzept des politischen Denkens zurück, das mögliche Antworten auf diese Fragen gibt. Allerdings ist die Fähigkeit des politischen Denkens den Menschen nicht gegeben, sondern muss erst durch Übungen entwickelt werden. Arendts Texte können als Beispiele derartiger Übungen fungieren: Als solche bieten sie eine Einleitung der Politik als weltbildender Praxis.

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Download E-books Reclaiming the Sky: 9/11 and the Untold Story of the Men and Women Who Kept America Flying PDF

By Tom Murphy

While requested in regards to the demise toll from the September eleventh assaults, long island urban Mayor Rudy Giuliani acknowledged easily and eloquently that the quantity might most probably be "more than any people can bear." He used to be correct, after all. but frequently obscured in that unimaginable quantity is the truth that between those that died, in addition to those that lived and proceed to stay, have been many hundreds of thousands of aviation pros with names, households, lives, and person reviews which are a huge a part of the 11th of September tale. a few 5 years later, those tales are being advised for the 1st time in Reclaiming the Sky. within the pages of this e-book, you are going to meet a few of the humans whose exertions propels a severe social and financial strength -- the aviation -- and who at the morning of September eleventh, have been all at once thrust into front-line positions within the conflict to place our state again on its toes. for plenty of of those women and men and their households, the soreness and after-effects of 9-11 are really acute, yet their tales will function touchpoints for the millions of individuals whose trip to closure remains to be ongoing. This strong and finally uplifting ebook not just honors the heroes of September eleventh, it additionally bargains universal flooring to these looking for that means and objective in a replaced global -- either in and out of doors of the air commute -- and offers americans in all walks of lifestyles anything they nonetheless search 5 years after Sep 11: the braveness and energy to maneuver ahead.

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Download E-books Artemisia of Caria (The Thinking Girl's Treasury of Real Princesses) PDF

By Shirin Yim Bridges

Thousands of years in the past, on this planet of the traditional Greeks the place ladies have been anticipated to obey their husbands in all issues, to play no half in public existence, and to stick contained in the residence, a princess grew as much as be not just a sailor and a ship’s captain, yet a well-known admiral. Her identify was once Artemisia, and between the entire commanders scuffling with at the Persian facet in the course of the nice Persian Wars, she on my own dared to provide Xerxes a decent opinion which could have stored his whole fleet. this can be the tale of a true and noteworthy princess whose spirit brought on the Persian nice King, Xerxes, to claim, "My males became girls, and my girls men!"

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Download E-books One Day in December: Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution PDF

By Nancy Stout

Celia Sánchez is the lacking actor of the Cuban Revolution. even supposing no longer besides identified within the English-speaking global as Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Sánchez performed a pivotal function in launching the revolution and administering the progressive kingdom. She joined the clandestine twenty sixth of July move and went directly to pick out the touchdown web site of the Granma and struggle with the rebels within the Sierra Maestra. She accumulated the files that may shape the reliable records of the revolution, and, after its victory, introduced a variety of tasks that enriched the lives of many Cubans, from parks to literacy courses to supporting advance the Cohiba cigar model. the entire whereas, she maintained an in depth courting with Fidel Castro that lasted until eventually her demise in 1980.

The made from ten years of unique learn, this biography attracts on interviews with Sánchez’s associates, kinfolk, and comrades within the insurgent military, in addition to numerous letters and records. Biographer Nancy Stout used to be at the beginning barred from the legit files, yet, in a outstanding twist, used to be granted entry through Fidel Castro himself, inspired as he used to be with Stout’s undertaking and acutely aware that Sánchez deserved a necessary biography. this is often the extreme tale of a unprecedented lady who exemplified some of the best values of the Cuban Revolution: selfless commitment to the folks, braveness within the face of grave possibility, and the will to rework society.

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Download E-books Women in the Military and in Armed Conflict PDF

By Stephan Maninger (auth.), Helena Carreiras, Gerhard Kümmel (eds.)

The debate in regards to the position of ladies in battle, violent clash and the army is not just a protracted and ongoing one; it's also a heated and debatable one. The contributions to this anthology come from specialists within the box who strategy the subject from a number of angles therefore delivering diversified and, every now and then, diverging views. The reader will as a result achieve in-depth perception into an important elements and positions within the debate.

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Download E-books The Mary Lincoln Enigma: Historians on America's Most Controversial First Lady PDF

Mary Lincoln is a lightning rod for controversy. tales exhibit extensively diverse interpretations, and it truly is very unlikely to jot down a definitive model of her existence that may swimsuit every person. The 13 enticing essays during this assortment introduce Mary Lincoln’s advanced nature and exhibit how she is considered today.

The authors’ motives of her own and personal photo stem from numerous backgrounds, and during those lenses—history, theater, picture arts, and psychiatry—they current their most up-to-date examine and checks. the following they exhibit the results of familial tradition and society on her existence and provides a broader review of Mary Lincoln as a girl, spouse, and mom. themes comprise Mary’s early life in Kentucky, the early years of her marriage to Abraham, Mary’s love of shuttle and type, the presidential couple’s political partnership, and Mary’s dating along with her son Robert.

The attention-grabbing epilogue meditates on Mary Lincoln’s common attraction and her enigmatic character, showcasing the dramatic ameliorations in interpretations. With gripping prose and in-depth documentation,  this anthology will catch the mind's eye of all readers.

Univeristy Press Books for Public and Secondary Schools 2013 edition

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Download E-books Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South (Gender and American Culture) PDF

By Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

Documenting the tough classification family members among ladies slaveholders and slave girls, this examine exhibits how category and race in addition to gender formed women's studies and made up our minds their identities. Drawing upon colossal learn in diaries, letters, memoirs, and oral histories, the writer argues that the lives of antebellum southern ladies, enslaved and loose, differed essentially from these of northern ladies and that it's not attainable to appreciate antebellum southern girls through utilising types derived from New England sources.

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Download E-books Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster (Oxford Historical Monographs) PDF

Ladies and the Counter-Reformation in Early glossy Münster examines how ladies from varied social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation. the point of interest is on Münster, a urban within the north of Germany, which was once uncovered to strong Protestant impacts which culminated within the infamous Anabaptist state of 1534. After the defeat of the novel Protestants, the town was once lower back to Catholicism and a stringent programme of reform used to be enforced.
via interpreting concubinage, piety, marriage, deviance, and convent reform, middle problems with the Counter-Reformation's quest for renewal, this interesting examine indicates how ladies participated within the social and spiritual alterations of the time, and the way their lives have been formed through the Counter-Reformation. making use of learn into the political, spiritual, and social associations, and utilizing a magnificent number of assets, Simone Laqua-O'Donnell engages with the way in which girls skilled the hot religiosity,
morality, and self-discipline that used to be brought to the town of Münster in this turbulent time.

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