Russell Shorto, "Descartes Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason"
Doubleday | 2008-10-14 | ISBN: 038551753X | 320 pages | DjVu | 4,5 MBAt the center of this philosophical tale by the acclaimed author of The Island at the Center of the World is a simple mystery: Where in the world is Descartess skull, and how did it get separated from the rest of his remains? Following the journey of the great 17th-century French thinkers bones??�over six countries, across three centuries, through three burials??�after his death in Stockholm in 1650, Shorto also follows the philosophical journey into modernity launched by Descartess articulation of the mind-body problem. Shorto relates the life of the self-centered, vainglorious, vindictive Descartes
Americas Secret Establishment: An Introduction to the Order of Skull & Bones by Antony C. Sutton Trine Day | April 1, 2003 | English | ISBN: 0972020705 | 335 pages | PDF | 11 MB For 170 years they have met in secret. From out of their initiates come presidents, senators, judges, cabinet secretaries, and plenty of spooks. They are the titans of finance and industry and have now installed a third member as United States President George W. Bush. This intriguing behind-the-scenes look documents Yales secretive society, the Order of the Skull and Bones, and its prominent members, numbering among them Tafts, Rockefellers, Pillsburys, and Bushes. Far from being a campus fraternity, the society is more concerned with the success of its members in the post-collegiate world. Included are a
Peter Hessler, "Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China"
Publisher: HarperCollins | ISBN: 0060826592 | 2007 | EPUB/MOBI | 528 pages | 2 MB/2 MBA century ago, outsiders saw China as a place where nothing ever changes. Today the country has become one of the most dynamic regions on earth. In Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler explores the human side of Chinas transformation, viewing modern-day China and its growing links to the Western world through the lives of a handful of ordinary people. In a narrative that gracefully moves between the ancient and the present, the East and the West, Hessler captures the soul of a country that is undergoing a momentous change before our eyes. |
A Room Full of Bones (Ruth Galloway Mysteries #4) by Elly Griffiths
Publisher: Qr,,s (January 5, 2012) | Language: English | ISBN-10: 1849163669 | EPUB/MOBI | 352 pages | 273KB/660KB
It is Halloween night, and the local museum in Kings Lynn is preparing for an unusual event - the opening of a coffin containing the bones of a medieval bishop. But when Ruth Galloway arrives to supervise, she finds the museums curator lying dead beside the coffin. It is only a matter of time before she and DI Nelson cross paths once more, as he is called in to investigate. Soon the museums wealthy owner lies dead in his stables too.
These two deaths could be from natural causes but Nelson isnt convinced. When threatening letters come to light, events take an even more
Angela J. Townsend "River of Bones" Clean Teen Publishing | English | October 30, 2013 | ISBN: 1940534267 | 236 pages | azw, epub, lrf, mobi | 5,7 mb When seventeen-year-old Dharma Moore moves to Bayou country so her scam artist mother can work as a Paranormal Investigator, she discovers that more than ghosts haunt the abandoned plantation they now call home. Centuries ago, a voodoo curse was placed on the swamp waters surrounding the old plantation by a murdered slave.
Bones of the Lost: (Temperance Brennan 16) by Kathy Reichs English | July 31, 2014 | ISBN: 009955805X, 1439102457 | 512 Pages | EPUB/AZW3 | 1.05 MB/1.15 MB This is the gripping new Temperance Brennan novel from the world-class forensic anthropologist and Number 1 bestselling author Kathy Reichs. The body of a teenage girl is discovered along a desolate highway on the outskirts of Charlotte.
Mamokgethi Setati, Abdul Karim Bangura, "African Mathematics: From Bones to Computers"
Uni ersity Pr ss Of A erica | 2011 | ISBN: 0761853480 | 236 pages | PDF | 1,1 MB This is the first comprehensive text on African Mathematics that can be used to address some of the problematic issues in this area. These issues include attitudes, curriculum development, educational change, academic achievement, standardized and other tests, performance factors, student characteristics, cross-cultural differences and studies, literacy, native speakers, social class and differences, equal education, teaching methods, knowledge level, educational guidelines and policies, transitional schools, comparative education, other subjects such as physics and social studies, surveys,
Anthony Bourdain, "The Nasty Bits: Collected Varietal Cuts, Usable Trim, Scraps, and Bones"
Bl..msbury U.SA | 2007 | ISBN: 1582344515, 1596913606 | 288 pages | epub, mobi | 0,6 + 1,1 MB
The good, the bad, and the ugly, served up Bourdain-style.
Bestselling chef and No Reservations host Anthony Bourdain has never been one to pull punches. In The Nasty Bits, he serves up a well-seasoned hellbroth of candid, often outrageous stories from his worldwide misadventures. Whether scrounging for eel in the backstreets of Hanoi, revealing what you didnt want to know about the more unglamorous aspects of making television, calling for the head of raw food activist Woody Harrelson, or confessing to lobster-killing guilt, Bourdain is as entertaining as
Digging Up The Bones: Biochemistry
English | October 1, 1997 | ISBN-10: 0070382174 | 115 pages | PDF | 25.15 MB
Perfect for classromm or exam review, the Digging Up the Bones Medial Review Series provides high yield facts in a clear, concise, and user-friendly format. No wasted veriage, No lengthy discussions. Students can rely on ``The Bones'' to master important principles and subjects during course study; review areas of repetition necessary for examination; increase confidence in a particular subject area; and remember key points through clinical example, tables, and clear outlines. Plus, they're the perfect complement to our PreTest question and answer books.
Matthew F. Bonnan, "The Bare Bones: An Unconventional Evolutionary History of the Skeleton" English | ISBN: 0253018323 | 2016 | 512 pages | PDF True | 45 MB