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Fire and Light

By James MacGregor Burns
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Isbn : 1250024900
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 170
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"With this profound and magnificent book, drawing on his deep reservoir of thought and expertise in the humanities, James MacGregor Burns takes us into the fire's center. As a 21st-century philosopher, he brings to vivid life the incandescent personalities and ideas that embody the best in Western civilization and shows us how understanding them is essential for anyone who would seek to decipher the complex problems and potentialities of the world we will live in tomorrow." --Michael Beschloss, New York Times bestselling author of Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989 "James MacGregor Burns is a national treasure, and Fire and Light is the elegiac capstone to a career devoted to understanding the seminal ideas that made America - for better and for worse - what it is." --Joseph J. Ellis, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Revolutionary Summer Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling historian James MacGregor Burns explores the most daring and transformational intellectual movement in history, the European and American Enlightenment In this engaging, provocative history, James MacGregor Burns brilliantly illuminates the two-hundred-year conflagration of the Enlightenment, when audacious questions and astonishing ideas tore across Europe and the New World, transforming thought, overturning governments, and inspiring visionary political experiments. Fire and Light brings to vivid life the galaxy of revolutionary leaders of thought and action who, armed with a new sense of human possibility, driven by a hunger for change, created the modern world. Burns discovers the origins of a distinctive American Enlightenment in men like the Founding Fathers Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison, and their early encounters with incendiary European ideas about liberty and equality. It was these thinker-activists who framed the United States as a grand and continuing experiment in Enlightenment principles. Today the same questions Enlightenment thinkers grappled with have taken on new urgency around the world: in the turmoil of the Arab Spring, in the former Soviet Union, and China, as well as in the United States itself. What should a nation be? What should citizens expect from their government? Who should lead and how can leadership be made both effective and accountable? What is happiness, and what can the state contribute to it? Burns's exploration of the ideals and arguments that formed the bedrock of our modern world shines a new light on these ever-important questions.

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  • File Pdf: fatality.pdf

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A day of skiing may lead to a life sentence for an aspiring writer in this Colorado writers’ retreat mystery by the New York Times–bestselling author. To kick off a winter writing retreat, Cat and her handyman boyfriend, Seth, escort the aspiring authors to a nearby ski resort, hoping some fresh air will get the creative juices flowing. But instead of hitting the slopes, they hit the bar—and before long, a tipsy romance novelist named Christina is keeping herself warm with a local ski bum who might have neglected to tell her about his upcoming wedding. The trouble starts when Cat’s uncle, the town sheriff, informs her that the young man’s been found dead in a hot tub. Then Christina shows up crying and covered in blood. Now, between a murder mystery, the theft of a rare Hemingway edition, and the arrival of a black-clad stranger in snowy Aspen Hills, Cat’s afraid everything’s going downhill.

Silverwolf

By Jacey Bedford
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 0756411920
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 788
  • File Pdf: silverwolf.pdf

Book Summary:

This second swashbuckling adventure follows privateer Ross Tremayne in the magical alternate history Rowankind series. Britain, 1801. King George's episodic sanity is almost as damaging as his madness. First Consul Napoleon is gathering his forces in France. The disease of democracy is spreading. The world is poised on the brink of the modern era, but the rowankind, long a source of free labor, have shaken off their bonds. Some have returned to laru to find freedom with the Fae; others are trying to find a place in the world, looking for fair treatment under the law. The course of the industrial revolution may change forever. Wild magic is on the rise. Creatures of legend are returning to the world: kelpies, pixies, trolls, hobs, and goblins. Ross and Corwen, she a summoner witch and he a wolf shapechanger, have freed the rowankind from bondage, but now they are caught in the midst of the conflict, while trying their best to avoid the attention of the Mysterium, the government organization which would see them hanged for their magic. When an urgent letter calls Corwen back to Yorkshire, he and Ross become embroiled in dark magic, family secrets, and industrial treachery. London beckons. There they discover a missing twin, an unexpected friend, and an old enemy—called Walsingham.

Warm and Soft as Firelight

By Shelly Greene
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : JMS Books LLC
  • Isbn : 1685500757
  • Pages : 100
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 914
  • File Pdf: warm-and-soft-as-firelight.pdf

Book Summary:

Princess Noemi's brother is betrothed to the crown princess of a neighboring kingdom, an alliance with a stronger nation in exchange for the magic that runs in Noemi's family. When Noemi's brother dies unexpectedly, there's no other male of the bloodline to offer, and the alliance is in danger of dissolving. But the court magician has an experimental spell he says will allow two women to produce an heir. Thus it is Noemi who finds herself married to Princess Caterina. Noemi is fascinated by the kind and beautiful Caterina, but feels certain her feelings can never be returned. What does she have to offer except social ineptitude, a bad temper, and a mediocre appearance? How could Caterina ever want her instead of her lost brother? But when an accident threatens Caterina’s life and only Noemi’s magical talent can save her, they may find they have more in common than they ever suspected ...

The Fire and the Light

By Glen Craney
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Brigid's Fire Press
  • Isbn : 0981648495
  • Pages : 485
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 718
  • File Pdf: the-fire-and-the-light.pdf

Book Summary:

She will defy the most powerful pope in history. As the 13th century dawns across Occitania, a brash viscountess named Esclarmonde de Foix champions her persecuted faith and shocks the Church by debating its greatest monastic minds. Centuries later, she is still revered as the Cathar Joan of Arc. Spiritual upheaval shakes Latin Christendom. In Rome, Pope Innocent III plots to crush a growing pacifist sect that preaches Christ's mission has been corrupted. In the Holy Land, warrior-monks make a disturbing discovery. In southern France, roving troubadours sing of a Holy Grail that offers salvation through the intercession of a worthy lady. And in the foothills of the Pyrenees, war clouds approach Esclarmonde's hunted heretics, who protect an ancient scroll containing shattering revelations. Declared outlaws by the Church, the Occitan knights who defend Esclarmonde's family and followers determine to make their last stand atop Montsegur, a haunting mountain keep that protects a sacred treasure. Their heroic resistance against the papal and French armies evokes the legendary defiance of the Jewish rebels against the Roman legions at Masada. Myth and history collide in this sweeping saga of crusading fanaticism, courtly romance, knightly valor, and monastic conspiracy set during the infamous Albigensian Crusade. START READING THE FIRE AND THE LIGHT TODAY. * * * Foreword Book-of-the-Year Finalist/Honorable Mention Historical Fiction * * * * * * NIEA Award for Best New Fiction * * * * * * Nautilus Silver Award * * * * * * IPPY Silver Award * * * * * * Eric Hoffer Award Finalist/Honorable Mention * * * * * * Da Vinci Eye Award Finalist * * * What Readers Are Saying: "[C]learly well-researched, but more importantly for a novel, it tells a thoroughly engrossing story." — HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY "I loved this book! Mr. Craney has woven a wonderful story around the little known facts and the many myths that surround St. Esclarmonde de Foix and the Cathars at Montsegur. Get thee to a bookseller!" — REV. MOTHER ANASTASIA, ABBESS OF THE ORDER OF ST. ESCLARMONDE "This book is clearly well-researched, but more importantly for a novel, it tells a thoroughly engrossing story." — ANN K. D. MYERS, THE HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY "A marvel of a tale, tied quite firmly into what facts there are, and woven deftly into a tapestry touching those facts and connecting them into a tale at once enjoyable and alarming." — THOUGHTS AND PLACES REVIEWS "Tenets of the Cathar faith are explained and many of Esclarmonde’s mystical experiences beautifully rendered." — BOOKCROSSING

Book Summary:

Well over 18,000 total pages ... Most manuals published by the Department of the Army (with updates) between 1999 and 2003. Contains Repair, Repair Parts, Special Tools Lists, Maintenance, Checklist and Flight-related Technical Manuals and Bulletins for the CH-47A, CH-47B, CH-47C and CH-47D Chinook helicopter. Just a SAMPLE of the CONTENTS: AVIATION UNIT AND AVIATION INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE MANUAL CH-47D HELICOPTER, 1,335 pages - Aviation Unit and Aviation Intermediate Troubleshooting Manual, CH-47D Helicopter, 1,225 pages - ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LISTS FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT CONFIGURATION FOR CH-47A, CH-47B, AND CH-47C HELICOPTERS, 116 pages - Preparation for Shipment of CH-47 HELICOPTER, 131 pages - OPERATOR, AVIATION UNIT, AND AVIATION INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE MANUAL WITH REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST EXTENDED RANGE FUEL SYSTEM ARMY MODEL CH-47 HELICOPTER, 194 pages - AVIATION UNIT AND INTERMEDIATEMAINTENANCE REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST (INCLUDING DEPOT MAINTENANCE REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS) HELICOPTER, CARGO TRANSPORT CH-47D, 689 pages - AVIATION UNIT AND INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST (INCLUDING DEPOT MAINTENANCE REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS) HELICOPTER, CARGO TRANSPORT CH-47D, 511 pages - PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE DAILY INSPECTION CHECKLIST CH-47D HELICOPTER, 30 pages - PHASED MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST CH-47D HELICOPTER, 117 pages - MAINTENANCE TEST FLIGHT MANUAL ARMY MODEL CH-47D HELICOPTER, 195 pages - Operator's and Crewmember's Checklist ARMY CH-47D HELICOPTER, 49 pages - ONE TIME VISUAL INSPECTION AND RECORDS CHECK OF THE UPPER BOOST ACTUATORS AND PULL TEST OF SWASHPLATE FOR ALL CH-47D, MH-47D, AND MH-47E AIRCRAFT, 11 pages - WARRANTY PROGRAM FOR HELICOPTER, CARGO TRANSPORT CH-47D, 28 pages - CALIBRATION PROCEDURE FOR CH-47 INTEGRATED LOWER CONTROL ACTUATOR (ILCA) BENCH TEST SET, 50 pages REPAIR PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST FOR STABILITY AUGMENTATION SYSTEM AMPLIFIERS CH-47A, CH-47B, AND CH-47C HELICOPTERS, 53 pages - AVIATION UNIT AND AVIATION INTERMEDIATE MAINTENANCE For GENERAL TIE-DOWN AND MOORING ON ALL SERIES ARMY MODELS AH-64, UH-60, CH-47, UH-1, AH-1, OH-58 HELICOPTERS, 60 pages - OPERATOR'S MANUAL FOR CH-47D (CHINOOK) FLIGHT SIMULATOR Device 2B31A, 185 pages

Shin Megami Tensei IV - Strategy Guide

By GamerGuides.com
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gamer Guides
  • Isbn : 1631027190
  • Pages :
  • Category : Games
  • Reads : 928
  • File Pdf: shin-megami-tensei-iv-strategy-guide.pdf

Book Summary:

The Eastern Kingdom of Mikado is a peaceful land whose inhabitants are rigidly divided into two castes: the common Casualry and the elite Luxurors. Normally, it is impossible to transcend the class you were born into; that is, unless you are chosen at the age of eighteen by "the Gauntlet Rite" to become a Samurai, one of the sworn protectors of Mikado. You are chosen to become a Samurai, and learn a truth kept hidden from the general population: that beneath Mikado lies Naruku, a realm of demons which the Samurai are tasked with suppressing. Inside Our Detailed Strategy Guide: - Every story branch and ending covered: Law, Chaos and Neutral. - Explanations of all the choices that affect alignment; ideal for getting your desired ending. - More than a hundred high quality screenshots to enhance your reading experience. - The best ways to tackle those challenging... Challenge Quests. - Extensive weapon, item and shop listings so won't miss a thing. - A massive Demon Compendium, with all the Demon Skills and Fusion Combinations.

The Wisdom of the Eye

By David M. Miller
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Isbn : 0080542689
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 653
  • File Pdf: the-wisdom-of-the-eye.pdf

Book Summary:

The Wisdom of the Eye is a survey of the major concepts underlying many of the basic sciences related to the human eye and visual brain in one volume, using anecdotes and a minimum of highly technical language to emphasize the important points. This book presents an up-to-date treatment on how the eye and visual system work to help us see, interpret what we see, and communicate what we feel. It also examines how this description of the visual system teaches us more about ourselves. Written in a user-friendly style, absent of jargon Humanizes vision research using anecdotes Uses many original illustrations and examples to demonstrate concepts Provides a synthesis of many disciplines including ophthalmology, optometry, and basic science Presents the visual system consistently in the context of its survival advantages Covers a wide variety of topics including infant vision, adult retinal image, animal vision, eye injuries, refractive areas, the eye as a transmitter and receiver of information, optical illusions, color, visual awareness, and more

Life in the Muddle

By Dr. Chuck Simmons
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Isbn : 1457539691
  • Pages : 122
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 641
  • File Pdf: life-in-the-muddle.pdf

Book Summary:

In this day and age, people often define their religious truths in black and white. Comforting, sure, but how to apply such absolutes in a concrete, meaningful way to everyday life? In this sermon series, Dr. Chuck Simmons asks the Christian reader to consider that God – and therefore truth – lies in the muddle of that everyday life. His compilation explores the very human concepts of patience, doubt, forgiveness, cynicism, wonder, and hope. Followers of Jesus Christ will want to chew on Simmons’ words, each chapter calling on them to reevaluate and reaffirm their beliefs as they walk their muddled path through a life of faith and love.

Light on Fire

By Aedamar Kirrane
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Isbn : 1788174801
  • Pages : 257
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 664
  • File Pdf: light-on-fire.pdf

Book Summary:

A book of modern mysticism about rediscovering the true meaning of faith and how to reclaim our spiritual wisdom. Light on Fire is the soulful exploration of one woman's journey to awakening and becoming a modern-day Christian mystic. It's a compassionate guide that will support others on the path to awakening by offering new insights and practical guidance on how to reconnect with our innate spirituality. In her search to understand her own spontaneous awakening, Aedamar discovered that awakening is a natural life process from which we have become estranged. In beautifully poetic language, and through accessible philosophy, Aedamar shares how and why we are designed to wake up, and to experience Divine Union, in the ordinary course of life. Waking up is what is now needed to heal ourselves and the deeply rooted traumas of Western society. Light on Fire concludes with 'The Path of Gold', Aedamar's seven-stage guide to awakening that offers a model for rediscovering Divine Love in everyday life. It helps us to reconnect with our spiritual wisdom, which is critical as we enter a new era that uniquely calls us to mysticism and to love.

Peter

By John Osborn
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1468573810
  • Pages : 386
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 222
  • File Pdf: peter.pdf

Book Summary:

This is the fifth novel portraying the life of a Lord family member, and it brings us up to date, well to 2010. Peter Lord is turning twenty-one, and as the heir to Fotheringham Manor he needs to decide both the future direction for the estate and a future for his own life. While pursuing his own future in green energy sources Peter tries an experiment on the estate to diversify the present list of activities. This change, this attempt to help a group of dis-advantaged teenagers by giving them a second chance, proves particularly challenging. Family and friends all rally round to minimise the damage and in so doing Peter unearths a previous unsolved mystery at Fotheringham. In the end Peter decides he intends to launch Renewable Energy Expertise as a producing and consulting company to help you help the planet. Quite some change from the rural woodland that was Fotheringham Manor in the last century.