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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the...
Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities Новинка

Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same period.
Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities Новинка

Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. His A Tale of Two Cities is set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror.
A Tale of Two Cities (+CD) A Tale of Two Cities (+CD) Новинка

A Tale of Two Cities (+CD)

'The Marquis lay there, like stone, with a knife pushed into his heart. On his chest lay a piece of paper, with the words: Drive him fast to the grave. This is from...
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A Tale of Two Cities: Level 5 (+ CD)

This great story is set against the background of the French Revolution. Two men - one French, one English, but very similar in appearance - are in love with the same woman. The three of them, like the people of France, are faced with the dangers of life at a time when the guillotine never rests.
Beatrix Potter Collection: Volume Two Beatrix Potter Collection: Volume Two Новинка

Beatrix Potter Collection: Volume Two

All your favourite Beatrix Potter stories in two volumes: The books in Volume Two: The Tale of Peter Rabbit The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin The Tailor of Gloucester The Tale of Benjamin Bunny The Tale of Two Bad Mice The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit The Story of Miss Moppet The Tale of Tom Kitten The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes
Dickens C. A Tale of Two Cities = Повесть о двух городах: на англ.яз Dickens C. A Tale of Two Cities = Повесть о двух городах: на англ.яз Новинка

Dickens C. A Tale of Two Cities = Повесть о двух городах: на англ.яз

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror.
Повесть о двух городах / A Tale of Two Cities Повесть о двух городах / A Tale of Two Cities Новинка

Повесть о двух городах / A Tale of Two Cities

Эпоха Великой французской революции – это время страшных потрясений и невероятных событий, жестоких казней и мужественных поступков, гнусного предательства и героического...
Dickens C. A Tale of Two Cities Dickens C. A Tale of Two Cities Новинка

Dickens C. A Tale of Two Cities

Lucie Manette had been separated from her father for eighteen years while he languished in Paris's most feared prison, the Bastille. Finally reunited, the Manettes's fortunes become inextricably intertwined with those of two men, the heroic aristocrat Darnay, and the dissolute lawyer, Carton. Their story, which encompasses violence, revenge, love and redemption, is grippingly played out against the backdrop of the terrifying brutality of the French Revolution.
Чарльз Диккенс A Tale of Two Cities Чарльз Диккенс A Tale of Two Cities Новинка

Чарльз Диккенс A Tale of Two Cities

A level 4 Oxford Bookworms Library graded readers. Retold for Learners of English by Ralph Mowat. ‘The Marquis lay there, like stone, with a knife pushed into his heart. On his chest lay a piece of paper, with the words: Drive him fast to the grave. This is from JACQUES.’ The French Revolution brings terror and death to many people. But even in these troubled times people can still love and be kind. They can be generous and true-hearted… and brave.
A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities Новинка

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities, a story of revolution, revenge and sacrifice, is one of Charles Dickens' most exciting novels. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, it tells the story of a family threatened by the terrible events of the past. Dr Manette, wrongly imprisoned in the Bastille for eighteen years, is finally released and reunited with his daughter Lucie who, despite her French ancestry, has been brought up in London. Lucie falls in love with Charles Darnay, who has abandoned both wealth and title in France because of his political convictions. When revolution breaks out in Paris, Darnay returns to the city to help an old family servant, but is soon arrested because of the crimes committed by his relations. Lucie, aided by young lawyer, Sydney Carton, follows him across the Channel, thus putting all their lives in danger. With an afterword by Sam Gilpin. Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.
Jonathan Swift A Tale of a Tub - (1704) Jonathan Swift A Tale of a Tub - (1704) Новинка

Jonathan Swift A Tale of a Tub - (1704)

This vintage book contains Jonathan Swift's 1704 satire, “A Tale of a Tub”. The first major work that he wrote, it is a prose parody about two brothers who are each representative of the chief aspects of western Christianity. It mainly deals with the ideas of religious enthusiasm, pride, and credulity. Published at a time when religion was an intrinsic aspect of politics, the work was widely condemned, with Queen Anne going as far as to call it “profane”. Contents include: “The Introduction”, “A Digression Concerning Critics”, “A Tale of a Tub”, “A Digression in the Modern Kind”, “A Tale of a Tub”, “A Digression in Praise of Digressions”, "A Tale of a Tub”, “A Digression Concerning the Original”, “A Farther Digression”, “A Tale of a Tub”, et cetera. Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) was an Anglo-Irish essayist, satirist, poet, and cleric. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.
Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities Новинка

Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии.Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков.Роман Чарльза Диккенса «Повесть о двух городах» на английском языке, неадаптированное издание.
Mike Barlow Smart Cities, Smart Future. Showcasing Tomorrow Mike Barlow Smart Cities, Smart Future. Showcasing Tomorrow Новинка

Mike Barlow Smart Cities, Smart Future. Showcasing Tomorrow

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Are you curious about smart cities? You should be! By mid-century, two-thirds of us will live in cities. The world of tomorrow will be a world of cities. But will they be smart cities? Smart cities are complex blends of technologies, systems and services designed and orchestrated to help people lead productive, fulfilling, safe and happy lives. This remarkable book is a window into our shared future. In crisp language and sharp detail, Mike Barlow and Cornelia Lévy-Bencheton explain how smart cities are powerful forces for positive change. With keen eyes and warm hearts, they invite readers to imagine the world of tomorrow, a fascinating world of connected cities and communities. They capture and convey the depth and richness of the worldwide smart city movement. Smart Cities, Smart Future describes the impact of smart city projects on people in towns, cities and nations around the world. The book includes descriptions of ongoing smart city projects in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Looking Ahead to an Urban World No two smart cities are alike. No one can say with certainty or precision what the term “smart city” means. There is no standard definition or common template. Today, smart cities are works in progress. They emerge from our hopes and our dreams. This book provides you with the knowledge and insight you need to participate in the smart city movement. It explains how smart cities are “systems of systems” and introduces key concepts such as interoperability, open standards, resiliency, agility, adaptability and continuous improvement. Includes Detailed Glossary of Terms and Essential Vocabulary The book includes a detailed comprehensive glossary of essential smart city terms. The glossary will become your indispensable resource as you engage more deeply with the smart city movement and become more involved in planning our common future in an urban world. Carefully Researched and Crisply Written Smart Cities, Smart Future is carefully researched and fully documented. It includes interviews with leaders and experts in multiple disciplines essential to the development of smart cities, towns, regions, states and nations. Written in the clean style of modern journalism, the book offers a strong and compelling narrative of a changing world. It reminds us that we are responsible for choosing our destiny and determining the shape of things to come. The smart city movement is gaining speed and momentum. Read this book, and enjoy the ride!
Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities = Повесть о двух городах: роман на англ.яз. Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities = Повесть о двух городах: роман на англ.яз. Новинка

Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities = Повесть о двух городах: роман на англ.яз.

Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. Неадаптированное издание на английском языке.
Byatt A.S. Possession: Romance Byatt A.S. Possession: Romance Новинка

Byatt A.S. Possession: Romance

Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a captivating love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars investigating the lives of two Victorian poets. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time.
Greg Clark World Cities and Nation States Greg Clark World Cities and Nation States Новинка

Greg Clark World Cities and Nation States

World Cities and Nation States takes a global perspective to show how national governments and states/provinces/regions continue to play a decisive, and often positive, partnership role with world cities. The 16 chapter book ? comprised of two introductory chapters, 12 central chapters that draw on case studies, and two summary chapters – draws on over 40 interviews with national ministers, city government officials, business leaders and expert academics.
Howard Phillips Lovecraft The Doom That Came to Sarnath Howard Phillips Lovecraft The Doom That Came to Sarnath Новинка

Howard Phillips Lovecraft The Doom That Came to Sarnath

According to the tale, more than 10,000 years ago, a race of shepherd people colonized the banks of the river Ai in a land called Mnar, forming the cities of Thraa, Ilarnek, and Kadatheron (not to be confused with Kadath), which rose to great intellectual and mercantile prowess. Craving more land, a group of these hardy people migrated to the shores of a lonely and vast lake at the heart of Mnar, founding the metropolis of Sarnath.
Ravi Srinivasan Smart Cities. Foundations, Principles, and Applications Ravi Srinivasan Smart Cities. Foundations, Principles, and Applications Новинка

Ravi Srinivasan Smart Cities. Foundations, Principles, and Applications

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Provides the foundations and principles needed for addressing the various challenges of developing smart cities Smart cities are emerging as a priority for research and development across the world. They open up significant opportunities in several areas, such as economic growth, health, wellness, energy efficiency, and transportation, to promote the sustainable development of cities. This book provides the basics of smart cities, and it examines the possible future trends of this technology. Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles, and Applications provides a systems science perspective in presenting the foundations and principles that span multiple disciplines for the development of smart cities. Divided into three parts—foundations, principles, and applications—Smart Cities addresses the various challenges and opportunities of creating smart cities and all that they have to offer. It also covers smart city theory modeling and simulation, and examines case studies of existing smart cities from all around the world. In addition, the book: Addresses how to develop a smart city and how to present the state of the art and practice of them all over the world Focuses on the foundations and principles needed for advancing the science, engineering, and technology of smart cities—including system design, system verification, real-time control and adaptation, Internet of Things, and test beds Covers applications of smart cities as they relate to smart transportation/connected vehicle (CV) and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) for improved mobility, safety, and environmental protection Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles, and Applications is a welcome reference for the many researchers and professionals working on the development of smart cities and smart city-related industries.
Potter B. Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck Potter B. Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck Новинка

Potter B. Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck is an original classic by Beatrix Potter. Poor Jemima. All she wants to do is lay her eggs in peace, and be allowed to hatch them herself. At last she flies off and finds the perfect place. Little does the silly duck realise that the charming gentleman who has lent her his woodshed is busily planning a delicious meal of . . . roast duck! Jemima was a real duck belonging to Beatrix Potter, who lived at her farm, Hill Top. The story also features Beatrix's own sheepdog, Kep, who thankfully manages to save Jemima from a nasty fate! Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published by Frederick Warne in 1902, she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood. With revenue from the sales of her books, Beatrix Potter bought a farm - Hill Top - in the English Lake District, where she later became a farmer and prize-winning sheep breeder. She launched the now vast merchandise programme by patenting the very first Peter Rabbit doll in 1903. The product range continues to grow today with licences around the world including baby clothing and bedding, nursery decor products and collectables. Upon her death, Beatrix Potter left 14 farms and over 4000 acres of Lake District farmland to the National Trust so that the place that she loved would remain undeveloped and protected for future generations to enjoy. Today Beatrix Potter's original 23 tales are still published by Frederick Warne, alongside a wide range of other formats including baby books, activity books and gift and sound books. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck is number nine in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books. Look out for the rest! 1 The Tale of Peter Rabbit 2 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin 3 The Tailor of Gloucester 4 The Tale of Benjamin Bunny 5 The Tale of Two Bad Mice 6 The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle 7 The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher 8 The Tale of Tom Kitten 9 The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck 10 The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies 11 The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse 12 The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes 13 The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse 14 The Tale of Mr. Tod 15 The Tale of Pigling Bland 16 The Tale of Samuel Whiskers 17 The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan 18 The Tale of Ginger and Pickles 19 The Tale of Little Pig Robinson 20 The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit 21 The Story of Miss Moppet 22 Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes 23 Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes.
Джером Клапка Джером Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) Джером Клапка Джером Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog) Новинка

Джером Клапка Джером Three Men in a Boat (to say nothing of the dog)

The classic comic travelogue about an ill-fated boating holiday on the River Thames" Three Men in a Boat "is the irreverent tale of a group of friends who, along with a fox terrier named Montmorency, embark on a two-week boating journey up the Thames.
Antoine Picon Smart Cities. A Spatialised Intelligence Antoine Picon Smart Cities. A Spatialised Intelligence Новинка

Antoine Picon Smart Cities. A Spatialised Intelligence

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As cities compete globally, the Smart City has been touted as the important new strategic driver for regeneration and growth. Smart Cities are employing information and communication technologies in the quest for sustainable economic development and the fostering of new forms of collective life. This has made the Smart City an essential focus for engineers, architects, urban designers, urban planners, and politicians, as well as businesses such as CISCO, IBM and Siemens. Despite its broad appeal, few comprehensive books have been devoted to the subject so far, and even fewer have tried to relate it to cultural issues and to assume a truly critical stance by trying to decipher its consequences on urban space and experience. This cultural and critical lens is all the more important as the Smart City is as much an ideal permeated by Utopian beliefs as a concrete process of urban transformation. This ideal possesses a strong self-fulfilling character: our cities will become ‘Smart’ because we want them to. This book opens with an examination of the technological reality on which Smart Cities are built, from the chips and sensors that enable us to monitor what happens within the infrastructure to the smartphones that connect individuals. Through these technologies, the urban space appears as activated, almost sentient. This activation generates two contrasting visions: on the one hand, a neo-cybernetic ambition to steer the city in the most efficient way; and on the other, a more bottom-up, participative approach in which empowered individuals invent new modes of cooperation. A thorough analysis of these two trends reveals them to be complementary. The Smart City of the near future will result from their mutual adjustment. In this process, urban space plays a decisive role. Smart Cities are contemporary with a ‘spatial turn’ of the digital. Based on key technological developments like geo-localisation and augmented reality, the rising importance of space explains the strategic role of mapping in the evolution of the urban experience. Throughout this exploration of some of the key dimensions of the Smart City, this book constantly moves from the technological to the spatial as well as from a critical assessment of existing experiments to speculations on the rise of a new form of collective intelligence. In the future, cities will become smarter in a much more literal way than what is often currently assumed.
А. И. Куприн Олеся и Гранатовый браслет: Olesya and The Garnet Bracelet. (Two stories) А. И. Куприн Олеся и Гранатовый браслет: Olesya and The Garnet Bracelet. (Two stories) Новинка

А. И. Куприн Олеся и Гранатовый браслет: Olesya and The Garnet Bracelet. (Two stories)

Olesya is a novelette by Alexander Kuprin, the most acclaimed piece of his Polesye cycle. This poetic story of the love between an urban intellectual and a beautiful country girl expanded into a full novelette of a significance far surpassing that of the other regional tales.The Garnet Bracelet is a short novel by Alexander Kuprin. — "I'll say one thing, I've never written anything more chaste."Two stories that are required or recommended to read at Russian school by curriculum (Russian classics).
Hermann Hesse Siddhartha. An Indian Tale Hermann Hesse Siddhartha. An Indian Tale Новинка

Hermann Hesse Siddhartha. An Indian Tale

Siddhartha, a tale of self-discovery, is one of great novels of the early twentieth century.
Gaffikin Frank Planning in Divided Cities Gaffikin Frank Planning in Divided Cities Новинка

Gaffikin Frank Planning in Divided Cities

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Does planning in contested cities inadvertedly make the divisions worse? The 60s and 70s saw a strong role of planning, social engineering, etc but there has since been a move towards a more decentralised ‘community planning’ approach. The book examines urban planning and policy in the context of deeply contested space, where place identity and cultural affinities are reshaping cities. Throughout the world, contentions around identity and territory abound, and in Britain, this problem has found recent expression in debates about multiculturalism and social cohesion. These issues are most visible in the urban arena, where socially polarised communities co-habit cities also marked by divided ethnic loyalties. The relationship between the two is complicated by the typical pattern that social disadvantage is disproportionately concentrated among ethnic groups, who also experience a social and cultural estrangement, based on religious or racial identity. Navigating between social exclusion and community cohesion is essential for the urban challenges of efficient resource use, environmental enhancement, and the development of a flourishing economy. The book addresses planning in divided cities in a UK and international context, examining cities such as Chicago, hyper-segregated around race, and Jerusalem, acting as a crucible for a wider conflict. The first section deals with concepts and theories, examining the research literature and situating the issue within the urban challenges of competitiveness and inclusion. Section 2 covers collaborative planning and identifies models of planning, policy and urban governance that can operate in contested space. Section 3 presents case studies from Belfast, Chicago and Jerusalem, examining both the historical/contemporary features of these cities and their potential trajectories. The final section offers conclusions and ways forward, drawing the lessons for creating shared space in a pluralist cities and addressing cohesion and multiculturalism. • Addresses important contemporary issue of social cohesion vs. urban competitiveness • focus on impact of government policies will appeal to practitioners in urban management, local government and regeneration • Examines role of planning in cities worldwide divided by religion, race, socio-economic, etc • Explores debate about contested space in urban policy and planning • Identifies models for understanding contested spaces in cities as a way of improving effectiveness of government policy
Jennifer Armintrout Queene Of Light Jennifer Armintrout Queene Of Light Новинка

Jennifer Armintrout Queene Of Light

In a time not long from now, the veil between fantasy and reality is ripped asunder—creatures of myth and fairy tale spill into the mortal world.Enchanted yet horrified, humans force the magical beings Underground, to colonize the sewers and abandoned subway tunnels beneath their glittering cities. But even magic folk cannot dwell in harmony, and soon two Worlds emerge: the Lightworld, home to faeries, dragons and dwarves; and the Darkworld, where vampires, werewolves, angels and demons lurk. Now, in the dank and shadowy place between Lightworld and Darkworld, a transformation is about to begin. . . .Ayla, a half faery, half human assassin, is stalked by Malachi, a Death Angel tasked with harvesting mortal souls. They clash. Immortality evaporates, forging a bond neither may survive. And in the face of unbridled ambitions and untested loyalties, an ominous prophecy is revealed that will shake the Worlds.
Чарльз Диккенс A Christmas Carol (Chump Change Edition) Чарльз Диккенс A Christmas Carol (Chump Change Edition) Новинка

Чарльз Диккенс A Christmas Carol (Chump Change Edition)

Unabridged edition of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, offered here for chump change. The tale was written in October 1843 to help supplement his family's income and “strike a sledgehammer blow” for the poor.It is the tale of a miser given a second chance. From an author needing to get out of debt. A story of redemption and forgiveness. The story of Christmas.ContentsStave One: Marley’s Ghost ......................................................... 3Stave Two: The First of the Three Sprits .................................. 12Stave Three: The Second of the Three Sprits ............................ 21Stave Four: The Last of the Sprits ............................................. 32Stave Five: The End of It ........................................................... 40
Xiangming Chen Introduction to Cities. How Place and Space Shape Human Experience Xiangming Chen Introduction to Cities. How Place and Space Shape Human Experience Новинка

Xiangming Chen Introduction to Cities. How Place and Space Shape Human Experience

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A complete introduction to the history, evolution, and future of the modern city, this book covers a wide range of theory, including the significance of space and place, to provide a balanced account of why cities are an essential part of the global human experience. Covers a wide range of theoretical approaches to the city, from the historical to the cutting edge Emphasizes the important themes of space and place Offers a balanced account of cities and offers extensive coverage including urban inequality, environment and sustainability, and methods for studying the city Takes a global approach, with examples from Berlin and Chicago to Shanghai and Mumbai Includes a range of pedagogical features such as a substantial glossary of key terms, critical thinking questions, suggestions for further reading and a range of innovative textboxes which follow the themes of Exploring Further, Studying the City and Making the City Better Extensively illustrated with maps, charts, tables, and over 80 photographs Accompanied by a comprehensive student companion site featuring a list of relevant journals, a guide to useful web resources, and an annotated documentary film guide, alongside a useful instructor companion site with further examples, case studies, and discussion and essay questions; instructors will find a link to the instructor website on the student website at www.wiley.com/go/cities
Vincent Egbuson Zhero Vincent Egbuson Zhero Новинка

Vincent Egbuson Zhero

An inspiring and intriguing tale of heroism, Zhero's quest for education and self-worth takes him from the rustic village of Amabra to the cities of Port Harcourt and Lagos. Armed with a determination to succeed against all odds, his quest unearths a malignant problem in the society, which is the degradation and loss of human values. Vincent Egbuson's book is compendium of issues pervading contemporary Nigerian society. It beckons on its readers to emulate acts of kindness and self-sacrifice.
Сергей Пятенок Fairy Tale Fuss Сергей Пятенок Fairy Tale Fuss Новинка

Сергей Пятенок Fairy Tale Fuss

We introduce to our young readers a fascinating adventure of a fifth-grade pupil Vanya and his little sister Masha, who miraculously found themselves in the world of Russian fairy tales, which was put under threat of vanishing by the evil-minded Koschei the Deathless. The point is that foreign fairytale characters suddenly began to appear and behave outrageously in the Russian fairy tale. The children are going to face a lot of challenges, meet various fairy-tale characters and try to save the fairy tale from vanishing.
Witlox Frank Commodity Chains and World Cities Witlox Frank Commodity Chains and World Cities Новинка

Witlox Frank Commodity Chains and World Cities

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Transnational spatial relations offer a key point from which to study the geographies of contemporary globalization. This book assesses the possible cross-fertilization between two of the most notable analytical frameworks – the world city network framework and the global commodity chain framework. Transnational spatial relations have become a key analytical lens through which to study the geographies of contemporary globalization Brings together contributions of key researchers from different backgrounds and different parts of the world Offers a set of original approaches to the study of the networked geography of globalization
Jonathan Swift A Tale of a Tub Jonathan Swift A Tale of a Tub Новинка

Jonathan Swift A Tale of a Tub

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was an Irish satirist, essayist, prose writer and poet, who has found his calling as a cleric of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin. "A Tale of a Tub" is one the most famous and masterful of Swift's satire works. It is a prose parody consisting of several sections about the morals and ethics of England, a satire of religious overflow, tendencies in literature, politics, theology, and even medicine. Nothing went unnoticed!
Beatrix Potter Collection: Volume One Beatrix Potter Collection: Volume One Новинка

Beatrix Potter Collection: Volume One

The books in Volume One: The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or, The Roly-Poly Pudding The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies The Tale of Ginger & Pickles The Tale of Mrs Tittlemouse The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes The Tale of Mr Tod The Tale of Pigling Bland The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes The Tale of Little Pig Robinson
Swift J. A Tale of a Tub Swift J. A Tale of a Tub Новинка

Swift J. A Tale of a Tub

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) was an Irish satirist, essayist, prose writer and poet, who has found his calling as a cleric of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin. "A Tale of a Tub" is one the most famous and masterful of Swift's satire works. It is a prose parody consisting of several sections about the morals and ethics of England, a satire of religious overflow, tendencies in literature, politics, theology, and even medicine. Nothing went unnoticed!
Roy Ananya Worlding Cities. Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global Roy Ananya Worlding Cities. Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global Новинка

Roy Ananya Worlding Cities. Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global

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Worlding Cities is the first serious examination of Asian urbanism to highlight the connections between different Asian models and practices of urbanization. It includes important contributions from a respected group of scholars across a range of generations, disciplines, and sites of study. Describes the new theoretical framework of ‘worlding’ Substantially expands and updates the themes of capital and culture Includes a unique collection of authors across generations, disciplines, and sites of study Demonstrates how references to Asian power, success, and hegemony make possible urban development and limit urban politics
Philip Sheldrake The Spiritual City. Theology, Spirituality, and the Urban Philip Sheldrake The Spiritual City. Theology, Spirituality, and the Urban Новинка

Philip Sheldrake The Spiritual City. Theology, Spirituality, and the Urban

A Spiritual City provides a broad examination of the meaning and importance of cities from a Christian perspective. Contains thought-provoking theological and spiritual reflections on city-making by a leading scholar Unites contemporary thinking about urban space and built environments with the latest in urban theology Addresses the long-standing anti-urban bias of Christianity and its emphasis on inwardness and pilgrimage Presents an important religious perspective on the potential of cities to create a strong human community and sense of sacred space
Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables Новинка

Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. The House of the Seven Gables is one of Hawthorne's defining works, a vivid depiction of American life and values replete with brilliantly etched characters. The tale of a cursed house with a "mysterious and terrible past" and the generations linked to it, Hawthorne's chronicle of the Maule and Pyncheon families over two centuries reveals lives "caught in the common fire of history".
A Tale of Two Cities / Повесть о двух городах (C. Dickens) A Tale of Two Cities / Повесть о двух городах (C. Dickens) Новинка

A Tale of Two Cities / Повесть о двух городах (C. Dickens)

Чтение оригинальных произведений – простой и действенный способ погрузиться в языковую среду и совершенствоваться в иностранном языке. Серия «Бестселлер на все времена» – это возможность улучшить свой английский, читая лучшие произведения англоязычных авторов, любимые миллионами читателей. Для лучшего понимания текста в книгу включены краткий словарь и комментарии, поясняющие языковые и лингвострановедческие вопросы, исторические и культурные реалии описываемой эпохи. Книга предназначена для тех, кто изучае
J. Conrad A Set of Six: Book 2 J. Conrad A Set of Six: Book 2 Новинка

J. Conrad A Set of Six: Book 2

Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature. A Set of Six II contains three stories including An Anarchista, Il Condea and The Duel, both satiric and deeply sad tale about two officers in Napoleon's Grand Army who, under a futile pretext, fought an on-going series of duels throughout the Napoleonic Wars.

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The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck is an original classic by Beatrix Potter. Poor Jemima. All she wants to do is lay her eggs in peace, and be allowed to hatch them herself. At last she flies off and finds the perfect place. Little does the silly duck realise that the charming gentleman who has lent her his woodshed is busily planning a delicious meal of . . . roast duck! Jemima was a real duck belonging to Beatrix Potter, who lived at her farm, Hill Top. The story also features Beatrix's own sheepdog, Kep, who thankfully manages to save Jemima from a nasty fate! Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published by Frederick Warne in 1902, she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten. Her humorous, lively tales and beautiful illustrations have become a natural part of childhood. With revenue from the sales of her books, Beatrix Potter bought a farm - Hill Top - in the English Lake District, where she later became a farmer and prize-winning sheep breeder. She launched the now vast merchandise programme by patenting the very first Peter Rabbit doll in 1903. The product range continues to grow today with licences around the world including baby clothing and bedding, nursery decor products and collectables. Upon her death, Beatrix Potter left 14 farms and over 4000 acres of Lake District farmland to the National Trust so that the place that she loved would remain undeveloped and protected for future generations to enjoy. Today Beatrix Potter's original 23 tales are still published by Frederick Warne, alongside a wide range of other formats including baby books, activity books and gift and sound books. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck is number nine in Beatrix Potter's series of 23 little books. Look out for the rest! 1 The Tale of Peter Rabbit 2 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin 3 The Tailor of Gloucester 4 The Tale of Benjamin Bunny 5 The Tale of Two Bad Mice 6 The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle 7 The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher 8 The Tale of Tom Kitten 9 The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck 10 The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies 11 The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse 12 The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes 13 The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse 14 The Tale of Mr. Tod 15 The Tale of Pigling Bland 16 The Tale of Samuel Whiskers 17 The Tale of The Pie and the Patty-Pan 18 The Tale of Ginger and Pickles 19 The Tale of Little Pig Robinson 20 The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit 21 The Story of Miss Moppet 22 Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes 23 Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes.
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