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A Darker State

Author : David Young
ISBN : 9781785760716
Genre : Fiction
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FOR THE STASI, IT'S NOT JUST THE TRUTH THAT GETS BURIED . . . A gripping thriller set in 1970s East Germany, perfect for fans of Child 44, Phillip Kerr and Martin Cruz Smith. The body of a teenage boy is found weighted down in a lake. Karin Müller, newly appointed Major of the People's Police, is called to investigate. But her power will only stretch so far, when every move she makes is under the watchful eye of the Stasi. Then, when the son of Müller's team member goes missing, it quickly becomes clear that there is a terrifying conspiracy at the heart of this case, one that could fast lead Müller and her young family into real danger. Can she navigate this complex political web and find the missing boy, before it's too late? Praise for CWA Award-winning David Young 'Young is excellent at describing terrible injustice, mass and personal, by way of a strong plot and a sympathetic woman' The Times 'A Darker State is gripping, thrilling and very, very good' William Ryan 'Masterful. . . an intricate, absorbing page-turner' Daily Express 'This fast-paced thriller hooks the readers from the start' The Sun 'Superb. A thrilling Cold War mystery that reminded me of Robert Harris at his best' Mason Cross 'Up there with Martin Cruz Smith and the other greats of the field' Abir Mukherjee 'Masterful . . . a cracking debut' David Jackson
Category: Fiction

The Dark Side Of Church State Separation

Author : Stephen Strehle
ISBN : 9781412852715
Genre : Political Science
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The Dark Side of Church/State Separation analyzes the Enlightenment's attack upon the Judeo-Christian tradition and its impact upon the development of secular regimes in France, Germany, and Russia. Such regimes followed the anti-Semitic/anti-Christian agenda of the French Enlightenment in blaming the Judeo-Christian tradition for all the ills of European society and believing that human beings can develop their own set of values and purposes through rational means, apart from any revelation from God or Scripture. Stephen Strehle's analysis extends our understanding of church/state relations and its history. He confirms the spiritual roots of modern anti-Semitism within the ideology of the Enlightenment and recognizes the intimate relationship between anti-Semitism and anti-Christianity. Strehle questions the absolute doctrine of church/state separation, given its background in the bigotries of the philosophes. He notes the nefarious motives of subsequent regimes, which used the French doctrine to replace the religious community with the state and its secular ideology. This detailed historical analysis of original sources and secondary literature is woven together with special appreciation for the philosophical and theological ideas that contributed to the emergence of political institutions. Readers will gain an understanding of the most influential ideas shaping the modern world and present-day culture.
Category: Political Science

Advances In Intelligent Systems And Applications Volume 2

Author : Jeng-Shyang Pan
ISBN : 9783642354731
Genre : Computers
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The field of Intelligent Systems and Applications has expanded enormously during the last two decades. Theoretical and practical results in this area are growing rapidly due to many successful applications and new theories derived from many diverse problems. This book is dedicated to the Intelligent Systems and Applications in many different aspects. In particular, this book is to provide highlights of the current research in Intelligent Systems and Applications. It consists of research papers in the following specific topics: l Authentication, Identification, and Signature l Intrusion Detection l Steganography, Data Hiding, and Watermarking l Database, System, and Communication Security l Computer Vision, Object Tracking, and Pattern Recognition l Image Processing, Medical Image Processing, and Video Coding l Digital Content, Digital Life, and Human Computer Interaction l Parallel, Peer-to-peer, Distributed, and Cloud Computing l Software Engineering and Programming Language This book provides a reference to theoretical problems as well as practical solutions and applications for the state-of-the-art results in Intelligent Systems and Applications on the aforementioned topics. In particular, both the academic community (graduate students, post-doctors and faculties) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Mathematics; and the industrial community (engineers, engineering managers, programmers, research lab staffs and managers, security managers) will find this book interesting.
Category: Computers

Wordsworth And The Art Of Philosophical Travel

Author : Mark Offord
ISBN : 9781107155589
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book offers a new interpretation of Wordsworth's poetry, combining concepts of travel, 'states of nature' and language.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Adventures Of Ryushin

Author : Derric Euperio
ISBN : 9781598245196
Genre : Fiction
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A boy with a broken heart and a broken past enters the world of another, resuming the role of a hero that disappeared 5,000 years ago in his time. Ryushin must now figure out the storyline between both characters, the broken hearted boy and the hero, and conquer the darkness from within. With a powerful Warlock on the rise, the future of both worlds now lie in the hands of the boy with Two Hearts.
Category: Fiction

The Darker Nations

Author : Vijay Prashad
ISBN : 9781595585639
Genre : History
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Here, from a brilliant young writer, is a paradigm-shifting history of both a utopian concept and global movement—the idea of the Third World. The Darker Nations traces the intellectual origins and the political history of the twentieth century attempt to knit together the world’s impoverished countries in opposition to the United States and Soviet spheres of influence in the decades following World War II. Spanning every continent of the global South, Vijay Prashad’s fascinating narrative takes us from the birth of postcolonial nations after World War II to the downfall and corruption of nationalist regimes. A breakthrough book of cutting-edge scholarship, it includes vivid portraits of Third World giants like India’s Nehru, Egypt’s Nasser, and Indonesia’s Sukarno—as well as scores of extraordinary but now-forgotten intellectuals, artists, and freedom fighters. The Darker Nations restores to memory the vibrant though flawed idea of the Third World, whose demise, Prashad ultimately argues, has produced a much impoverished international political arena.
Category: History


Author : Colette Maroun
ISBN : 9781465389299
Genre : Fiction
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Romelly was a juvenile striking schoolgirl who was hiding multifaceted and had within her a very gigantic fantasy when swiftly she woke up and had realized that it has disappeared or yet had been stolen from her from a outsider who has ruined her existence and turned it into torment conversely that young woman was a pugilist, affected good hearted elegant, neat, cogent, sentient distinctive who had turned her twinge into gratification towards the nation mostly where in need for aid, such a individual was also dreadful for some sinful people or gangs who insisted on destroying her living for the reason that she began a to be a great big star, a big name too moral to be proper then again after losing all her missiles in trying, adoring, philanthropic heart she found out that she got to present her only last wing which is her stature, her body, in the end she found herself and reach a high consciousness reached nirvana and peace and had divided her body and face into two divisions , a white color that demonstrates purity, love, splendor and tranquility and peace the black part characterized through pain, love, good looks, beauty and peace. You could say that this woman in particular was a merely person who unwrap true sense in an open sightlessness world. The diplomat finally had awarded her to be the embassadatrice of love in the world and had named her Romeely.
Category: Fiction

Littell S Living Age

Author : Eliakim Littell
ISBN : UIUC:30112110907091
Genre : Littell family
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