• Introducing Hinduism: A Graphic Guide by Vinay Lal, Borin Van Loon

    By Vinay Lal, Borin Van Loon

    "Introducing Hinduism" deals a advisor to the foremost philosophical, literary, mythological and cultural traditions of this terribly diversified religion. It untangles the complexities of Hinduism's gods and goddesses, its caste method and its perspectives on intercourse, way of life and asceticism. This paintings solutions questions together with: Why do Hindus revere the cow? needs to Hindus be vegetarian? and lots more and plenty more...
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  • Demographic Aspects of Migration by Thomas Salzmann, Barry Edmonston, James Raymer

    By Thomas Salzmann, Barry Edmonston, James Raymer

    Dr. Albert Schmid President of the Federal workplace for Migration and Refugees in keeping with the United international locations, approximately two hundred million humans of the envisioned global inhabitants of 6.8 billion are overseas migrants – that corresponds to approximately 3 in keeping with cent of the whole global inhabitants. the share of foreign migrants within the worldwide inhabitants has elevated in basic terms marginally within the final forty years. yet, because of international inhabitants progress, absolutely the variety of migrants has elevated, and their constitution and spatial distribution has replaced significantly. A structural shift has taken position essentially within the industrialised international locations, the place under 20 consistent with cent of the worldwide staff are actually dwelling, yet the place greater than 60 in line with cent of all migrants around the world live. for the reason that 1990, greater than sixteen million humans have moved to Germany, whereas approximately eleven million have left the rustic within the comparable interval. Altogether, 15 million humans of overseas migration beginning live in Germany, comprising nearly 19 in step with cent of Germany’s present inhabitants of eighty two million. on the finish of 2006, approximately sixty four million humans out of Europe’s inhabitants of 732 million, or 9 in keeping with cent, lived in a eu state they weren't born in. yet why does anyone migrate in any respect? humans choose to go away simply because, regularly, they anticipate finding larger stipulations and possibilities in different nations or areas.
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  • The New Health Insurance Solution: How to Get Cheaper, by Paul Zane Pilzer

    By Paul Zane Pilzer

    You now not want a conventional supplier plan to get sturdy, reasonable medical insurance. the hot medical health insurance resolution will help reduce your medical health insurance charges in part if:
    • You're self-employed, an self sustaining contractor, or your supplier does not offer medical insurance (you can most likely get assurance by yourself for approximately $94/month—a fraction of what an organization must pay for a similar coverage)
    • You are hired and pay additional to hide your wife or little ones lower than your employer-sponsored plan—you might shop 50% through taking them off your business enterprise plan
    • You personal a small company and have become killed through double-digit top class increases—you can now provide staff tax-free funds to shop for their very own plans and get your organization out of the medical insurance business

    The publication additionally explains intimately the simplest ideas for you if:

    • You cannot locate reasonable medical health insurance since you or a baby have a pricey preexisting scientific challenge (your country has a software to supply you with assured insurance )
    • You're at the moment placing cash into an IRA or a 401(k)—because you do not detect that an HSA is often a greater option
    • You're uncertain the way you or your mom and dad should be in a position to find the money for medical insurance in the course of retirement, or the right way to maximize merits from Medicare—including the hot half D prescription drug plan

    The New medical health insurance resolution is the definitive consultant to the recent methods each American can now get cheap health and wellbeing care—without an employer.

    PAUL ZANE PILZER is a world-renowned economist, a former consultant in White apartment administrations, an entrepreneur/employer, an award-winning adjunct professor at NYU, and a brand new York occasions bestselling writer.

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  • When She Was Good by Philip Roth

    By Philip Roth

    During this humorous and chilling novel, the atmosphere is a small city within the Forties Midwest, and the topic is the center of a wounded and ferociously moralistic younger lady, a kind of implacable American moralists whose "goodness" is a bad affliction.

    When she was once nonetheless a toddler, Lucy Nelson had her alcoholic failure of a father thrown in reformatory. Ever seeing that then she has been attempting to reform the lads round her, no matter if that finally skill destroying herself within the procedure. along with his unerring pics of Lucy and her hapless, childlike husband, Roy, Roth has created an uncompromising paintings of fictional realism, a imaginative and prescient of provincial American piety, craving, and discontent that's instantly pitiless and compassionate.
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  • Kafka y la muñeca viajera by Jordi Sierra i Fabra

    By Jordi Sierra i Fabra

    Un año antes de su muerte, Franz Kafka vivió una experiencia muy insólita. Paseando por el parque Steglitz, en Berlín, encontró a una niña llorando desconsolada: había perdido su muñeca. Para calmar a l. a. pequeña, el autor de los angeles metamorfosis se inventó una atypical historia: los angeles muñeca no se había perdido, se había ido de viaje, y él, convertido en cartero de muñecas, tenía una carta que le llevaría al día siguiente al parque. Aquella noche Franz escribió los angeles primera de las muchas cartas que, durante tres semanas, entregó a l. a. niña puntualmente, narrando las peripecias de los angeles extraordinaria muñeca desde todos los rincones del mundo. Según cuenta Dora Dymant, su compañera en aquellos días, el estado febril con el que Kafka escribía esas cartas period related al de cualquiera de sus inmortales obras. Éste es el relato de aquella experiencia, en l. a. que Franz Kafka fue un mago de los angeles palabra para una niña desconocida de los angeles que jamás volvió a saberse nada, como tampoco de aquellas cartas que constituyen uno de los misterios más hermosos de los angeles narrativa del siglo XX.
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  • Integrating Insurance and Risk Management for Hazardous by Howard Kunreuther, M.V. Rajeev Gowda

    By Howard Kunreuther, M.V. Rajeev Gowda

    A problem dealing with society this day is tips on how to boost a significant technique for built-in harmful waste administration. assembly this problem was once the vital motivation for the convention on "Risk overview and possibility administration innovations for dangerous Waste garage and Disposal Prob­ lems," held on the Wharton institution of the college of Pennsylvania on could 18-19, 1988. The convention introduced jointly representatives from the most important events - environmentalists, executive, coverage, legislation, production, and the collage group - who've been con­ cerned with the waste administration strategy. The convention used to be the 3rd cosponsored through the Wharton heart for danger and determination techniques addressing the knotty challenge of unsafe waste. the 1st, held on the foreign Institute for utilized platforms research in 1985, tested the transportation, garage, and disposal of detrimental fabrics. It instructed steps that undefined, insurers, and gov­ ernment businesses may perhaps take to enhance the protection and potency with which damaging fabrics are produced and regulated in industrialized societies. in particular, it occupied with the risk-management instruments of coverage, com­ pensation, and rules. xv xvi PREFACE the second one convention, held on the Wharton tuition, college of Penn­ sylvania in 1986, targeting the position of assurance and reimbursement in environmental toxins difficulties. It characterised a suite of difficulties regarding the environmental pollutants legal responsibility coverage main issue as offered by means of key events and proposed a collection of study wishes for supplying a legitimate foundation for developing socially applicable measures to house the problem.

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  • The Bhagavad-Gita: Krishna's Counsel in Time of War

    Author note: Barbara Stoler Miller (Translator)
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    The Bhagavad-Gita has been a vital textual content of Hindu tradition in India because the time of its composition within the first century A.D.

    One of the nice classics of global literature, it has encouraged such different thinkers as Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and T.S. Eliot; such a lot lately, it shaped the middle of Peter Brook's celebrated creation of the Mahabharata.



    About the Translator
    Until her demise in 1993, Barbara Stoler Miller was once Samuel R. Mil- financial institution Professor of Asian and heart japanese Cultures at Barnard collage, Columbia collage. a number one translator of Sanskrit liter- ature and good versed in Indian track and artwork, Dr. Miller edited and translated various works of poetry and drama.

    Her translations in- clude Love tune of the darkish Lord, a verse translation and examine of the medieval Indian spiritual erotic poem Gitagovinda, and Yoga: self-discipline of Freedom, a translation of the Yoga Sutra attributed to Patanjali. Dr. Miller studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Barnard collage and held a doctorate in Sanskrit and Indic reviews from the collage of Pennsylvania. She taught at Barnard for twenty-five years.
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  • Commodity Trading Advisors: Risk, Performance Analysis, and by Greg N. Gregoriou

    By Greg N. Gregoriou

    I've got examine 50 books on funds administration, buying and selling, and making an investment. each publication up until eventually this one supplied little gold nuggets of knowledge to assist my making an investment. This ebook used to be so tricky to learn it was once like from one other international. here's an instance of what you can find within the book: Data envelopment research, a mathematical programming process, used to be first constructed by way of Charnes, to degree the potency or functionality of person decision-making devices (DMU's) in generating a number of outputs from a number of inputs. not like a parametric process, which calls for the researcher to make occasionally arbitrary assumptions in regards to the functional... You get the drift. Anyway this publication was once an entire waste of cash. I kick myself for no longer doing right learn prior to spending my $55. The ebook isn't really beneficial in settling on a CTA. the one factor this booklet is sweet for is beginning a fireplace. i'll positioned it with my camping out stuff and use it for that objective.
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  • Gandhi in Political Theory: Truth, Law and Experiment by Anuradha Veeravalli

    By Anuradha Veeravalli

    Can Gandhi be thought of a scientific philosopher? whereas the importance of Gandhia is assumed and lifestyles to our instances is indisputable it really is commonly assumed that he didn't serve any self-discipline and can't be thought of a scientific philosopher. regardless of an overpowering physique of scholarship and literature on his existence and idea the presuppositions of Gandhia is experiments, the systematic nature of his intervention in sleek political idea and his procedure haven't formerly got sustained recognition. Addressing this lacuna, the ebook contends that Gandhia is critique of recent civilization, the presuppositions of post-Enlightenment political idea and their epistemological and metaphysical foundations is either entire and systematic. Gandhia is experiments with fact within the political enviornment in the course of the Indian Independence circulate are studied from the viewpoint of his wakeful engagement with process and idea instead of simply as a private creed, non secular place or ethical dedication. the writer exhibits how Gandhia is experiments are illustrative of his theoretical place, and the way they shape the root of his competition to the principles of recent western political conception and the presuppositions of the trendy state country in addition to envisioning the principles of an alternate modernity for India, and through its instance, for the world.

    'Anuradha Veeravalli offers us with a provocative research of Gandhi's political concept. Gandhi is noticeable as a scientific philosopher who rejects the various dualisms that dominate a lot smooth political idea. the writer not just is familiar with her Gandhi rather well but additionally demonstrates a willing command of Western political thinkers. during this booklet, Gandhi takes on not just British colonialism but in addition the Enlightenment and the fashionable country state.'Ronald Terchek, Professor Emeritus, collage of Maryland, united states
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