Category: Europe

Category: Europe

Download E-books Divorce in Europe PDF

By Robert Chester (auth.), Robert Chester (eds.)

Those who've sought info at the volume of divorce within the sleek global will understand that the main obtainable assets lie in foreign yearbooks, (1) and that from those it's attainable to ensure extensive comparisons of a ancient or geographical type. For an individual kingdom, for example, adjustments within the divorce fee should be traced, or comparative charges for any variety of international locations at any given time could be tested. equally, it really is attainable to find alterations and similarities in divorce developments on a global foundation, both for person countries or for quarter­ al or cultural clusters. in general, although, such assets can't be used for exact or refined comparisons as a result restrict­ ed quantity of information, and of the character of the facts offered. To realize precise variations in divorce-propensity through time or position, for example, preferably calls for cohort info, info at the variety of marriages dissolved via divorce inside one, two---x years between each 1,000 or 10,000 of marriages shrunk in a given 12 months. Such information don't seem within the foreign statistical summaries, which regularly don't even use the following top form of degree, specifically divorces consistent with 1,000 or 10,000 current marriages. usually the figures given are these for divorces consistent with thousand of tot a I inhabitants, and those are of little comparative worth due to adaptations in popu­ lation structure.

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Download E-books Hunters in Transition: An Outline of Early Sami History (The Northern World) PDF

By Lars Ivar Hansen

Hunters in Transition offers a brand new define of the early background of the Sami, the indigenous inhabitants of northernmost Europe. Discussing an important matters equivalent to the formation of Sami ethnicity, interplay with chieftain and nation societies, and the transition from looking to reindeer herding, the e-book departs from the typical trope wherein local encounters with different cultures, kingdom societies, and modernity, are depicted normally in unfavourable phrases. faraway from continually victimizing the opposite, the interplay with open air societies performed an important function in producing and retaining a couple of good points thought of crucial to Sami tradition. while the authors additionally emphasize inner procedures and dynamics and convey how those have significantly contributed to the various old trajectories with which this ebook is worried. indexed through Choice magazine as one of many awesome educational Titles of 2014"

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Download E-books With Napoleon in Russia: The Memoirs of General De Caulaincourt, Duke of Vicenza [Illustrated Edition] PDF

By General Armand Augustin Louis de Caulaincourt, Jean Hanoteau, George Libaire

Contains over one hundred eighty illustrations, pics and maps overlaying the Russian crusade of 1812.

“These Memoirs are the findings of a pro soldier, sitting in judgment upon the most important soldier of fortune the realm has identified. yet they're anything greater than that. they're the observations of a guy of the previous Régime, whose lot have been forged in with the recent Empire. The soldier who wrote them was once a statesman as well—a diplomatist of the varsity of Talleyrand, yet with none of that unusual creature’s womanish methods. He was once also—and one usually feels the shortcoming of this caliber in memorialists who have been close to Napoleon—an administrator of enough ability to understand the Emperor’s plans, and to do justice to the recording of them. and at last, he used to be a guy with actual strength sufficient to compare, and infrequently to outdo, the Emperor’s own.”

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Download E-books The Body Within: Art, Medicine and Visualization (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History) PDF

By Robert P Zwijnenberg, Renee Vall

The imperative query of this quantity is, even if brand new clinical visualisation options like ultrasound, endoscopy, CT, MRI and PET-scans mark an important shift within the event of physically interiority. those visualisation concepts allow not just scientific researchers and practitioners to appear inside of residing our bodies with out actually beginning them, yet their population besides. This new experiential chance could have profound implications for the ways that the kin among 'body', 'self', and 'world' are configured, either at the point of cultural discourses and practices and at the point of person reviews. The contributions to this quantity examine the physique inside of as an historic, social and cultural build, constituted within the interchange among know-how, wisdom, illustration and media. Brill's reports on artwork, paintings historical past, and highbrow History, vol. three

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Download E-books Baroque Art and Architecture in Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland PDF

By Eberhard Hempel

Baroque artwork and structure in important Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland: portray and Sculpture: 17th and Eighteenth Centuries structure: 16th to Eighteenth Centuries.
This quantity is the made of a long time of analysis, together with trips in particular undertaken via Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary, and is the 1st scholarly and completely proficient instruction manual at the German Baroque within the English language. It includes components of equivalent worth and quantity on structure, portray, and sculpture, and covers additionally the porcelain made at Meissen and Dresden. There are approximately 300 photos, a few of artworks within the jap international locations of Europe which aren't renowned or illustrated somewhere else.

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Download E-books Seeing Europe With Famous Authors: Great Britain and Ireland (Volume 1) PDF

By Francis W. Halsey

This number of literature makes an attempt to bring together some of the vintage, undying works that experience stood the attempt of time and provide them at a discounted, reasonable cost, in an enticing quantity in order that all people can take pleasure in them.

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