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Not By Bread Alone

Author : Melissa L. Caldwell
ISBN : 0520937252
Genre : Social Science
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What Muscovites get in a soup kitchen run by the Christian Church of Moscow is something far more subtle and complex—if no less necessary and nourishing—than the food that feeds their hunger. In Not by Bread Alone, the first full-length ethnographic study of poverty and social welfare in the postsocialist world, Melissa L. Caldwell focuses on the everyday operations and civil transactions at CCM soup kitchens to reveal the new realities, the enduring features, and the intriguing subtext of social support in Russia today. In an international food aid community, Caldwell explores how Muscovites employ a number of improvisational tactics to satisfy their material needs. She shows how the relationships that develop among members of this community—elderly Muscovite recipients, Russian aid workers, African student volunteers, and North American and European donors and volunteers—provide forms of social support that are highly valued and ultimately far more important than material resources. In Not by Bread Alone we see how the soup kitchens become sites of social stability and refuge for all who interact there—not just those with limited financial means—and how Muscovites articulate definitions of hunger and poverty that depend far more on the extent of one’s social contacts than on material factors. By rethinking the ways in which relationships between social and economic practices are theorized—by identifying social relations and social status as Russia’s true economic currency—this book challenges prevailing ideas about the role of the state, the nature of poverty and welfare, the feasibility of Western-style reforms, and the primacy of social connections in the daily lives of ordinary people in post-Soviet Russia.
Category: Social Science

Not By Bread Alone

Author : Robert Nalbandov
ISBN : 9781612347981
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Since its independence in 1991, Russia has struggled with the growing pains of defining its role in international politics. After Vladimir Putin ascended to power in 2000, the country undertook grandiose foreign policy projects in an attempt to delineate its place among the world's superpowers. With this in mind, Robert Nalbandov examines the milestones of Russia's international relations since the turn of the twenty-first century. He focuses on the specific goals, engagement practices, and tools used by Putin's administration to promote Russia's vital national and strategic interests in specific geographic locations. His findings illuminate Putin's foreign policy objective of reinstituting Russian global strategic dominance. Nalbandov argues that identity-based politics have dominated Putin's tenure and that Russia's east/west split is reflected in Asian-European politics. Nalbandov's analysis shows that unchecked domestic power, an almost exclusive application of hard power, and determined ambition for unabridged global influence and a defined place as a world superpower are the keys to Putin's Russia.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

By Bread Alone

Author : Mel Mermelstein
ISBN : UOM:39015010219932
Genre : Auschwitz (Poland : Concentration camp)
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Mermestein's haunting memoir chronicles his Czech family's descent into German concentration camps, his ultimate survival as the only member of his immediate family, and his continuing fight against Holocaust dissenters.
Category: Auschwitz (Poland : Concentration camp)

Bread Alone

Author : Judith R. Hendricks
ISBN : 0062104683
Genre : Fiction
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The life of 31-year-old trophy wife Wynter Morrison suddenly changes course when her husband announces one evening that their marriage is over. Emotionally devastated and desperate for a change of scenery, Wyn moves to Seattle where she spends aimless hours at a local bakery, sipping coffee and inhaling the sweet aromas of freshly-made bread. These visits bring back memories of her long-ago apprenticeship at a French boulangerie, and when offered a position at the bakery, Wyn quickly accepts -- hoping that the rituals of baking will help her move on. Working long hours among the bakery's cluster of eclectic women -- Linda, the irascible bread baker; earth mother Ellen and her partner Diane; and Tyler, the blue-haired barista -- Wyn awakens to the truths that she missed while living the good life in Hancock Park. Soon Wyn discovers that making bread possesses an unexpected and wondrous healing power, helping her to rediscover that nothing stays the same... bread rises, pain fades, the heart heals, and the future beckons.
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For Bread Alone

Author : Mohamed Choukri
ISBN : UOM:39015013003895
Genre : Fiction
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Choukri's classic and moving work, which has already been translated into more than ten languages, speaks for an entire generation of North Africans. Born in the Rif, Choukri moved with his family to Tangier at a time of great famine. His childhood was spent in abject poverty; eight of his brothers and sisters died of malnutrition or neglect. During his adolescence, described here with its attendant erotic escapades, Choukri worked for a time as servant to a French family. He then returned to Tangier, where he experienced the violence of the 1952 independence riots. At the age of 20, and still illiterate, he took the decision to learn to read and write classical Arabic - a decision, which transformed his life. After mastering the language, he became a teacher and writer, finally being awarded the chair of Arabic Literature at Ibn Batuta College in Tangier.
Category: Fiction

Not Bread Alone

Author : Nathan MacDonald
ISBN : 9780191562983
Genre : Bibles
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In ancient Israel the production of food was a basic concern of almost every Israelite. Consequently, there are few pages in the Old Testament that do not mention food, and food provides some of the most important social, political and religious symbols in the biblical text. Not Bread Alone is the first detailed and wide-ranging examination of food and its symbolism in the Old Testament and the world of ancient Israel. Many of these symbols are very well-known, such as the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden, the abominable pig and the land flowing with milk and honey. Nathan MacDonald demonstrates that the breadth biblical symbolism associated with food reaches beyond these celebrated examples, providing a collection of interrelated studies that draw on work on food in anthropology or other historical disciplines. The studies maintain sensitivity to the literary nature of the text as well as the many historical-critical questions that arise when studying it. Topics examined include: the nature and healthiness of the ancient Israelite diet; the relationship between food and memory in Deuteronomy; the confusion of food, sex and warfare in Judges; the place of feasting in the Israelite monarchy; the literary motif of divine judgement at the table; the use of food in articulating Israelite identity in the post-exilic period. The concluding chapter shows how some of these Old Testament concerns find resonance in the New Testament.
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Not For Bread Alone

Author : Moe Foner
ISBN : 0801440610
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents an autobiography by a leading player in 1199/SEIU, New York's Health and Human Service Union, and a key strategist in the union's fight for recognition and higher wages for thousands of low-paid hospital workers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Bread Alone

Author : Kim Jensen
ISBN : 9780815651000
Genre : Poetry
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In this provocative collection, Kim Jensen gives voice to the struggle of those who seek love in a world saturated with brutality and aggression. The concise lyrics in Bread Alone condemn the violence in Iraq, Palestine, and Lebanon, while exploring the intimate consequences of these and other injustices. Darkly humorous, grotesque, sorrowful, outraged, and sometimes poignantly hopeful, Jensen’s poems possess a strange beauty and remind us of the key purposes of poetry—to warn and to revive our sense of conscience and connection.
Category: Poetry

Living By Bread Alone

Author : James Coleman
ISBN : 9780595493289
Genre : Religion
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God never intended for man to live by bread alone. In this book, Living by Bread Alone, the reader will discover that it takes more than physical bread alone to live the abundant life that God planned for mankind. In Living by bread alone, James K. Coleman defines the different kinds of people: natural man, the ordinary believer, and the uncommon believer, and he also shows the proper place of bread in man's life. The reader will learn: how to live by the words of God, how to live by faith and what are the tools that make faith work effectively.
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Not By Bread Alone

Author : Greg Hinnant
ISBN : 9781616386894
Genre : Religion
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Excellent nutrition alone sustains most once-born people, but not spiritually reborn Christians. We need more.
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By Bread Alone

Author : Lester R. Brown
ISBN : 9781483279251
Genre : Business & Economics
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By Bread Alone is an interdisciplinary analysis of the global food situation and food production prospects. It examines the problems posed by the new international order, as well as the policy alternatives open to mankind. It also discusses the role of the United States, the world's breadbasket, in addressing the food crisis, particularly in shaping the "rules of the game" for access to raw materials, for expanding production, and for establishing global reserves. Comprised of 17 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the changing face of food shortage, together with the history and geography of malnutrition. The evolution of agriculture and famine in human history are considered, along with the impact of population growth and rising affluence on food supply. Subsequent chapters explore how the world's food systems are being undermined by ecological events such as climate change, deforestation, and eutrophication of lakes and streams; the growing problem of food insecurity; and the global politics of food scarcity. The next section deals with four basic resources relevant to food supply: land, water, energy, and fertilizer. Finally, policy recommendations aimed at addressing the global food problem are given. This monograph will be of interest to politicians and policymakers.
Category: Business & Economics

Not By Bread Alone

Author : Sjur Bergan
ISBN : 9287169713
Genre : Education
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Not by bread alone gathers essays on higher education, including some written especially for this book. They cover three key areas: the missions of higher education, public responsibility and qualifications. Together, these essays spell out a view of higher education as a key factor in developing modern societies built on the fundamental Council of Europe values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law. They also underline the key role of higher education in developing the ability of our societies to conduct intercultural dialogue. To fulfil its role, higher education needs to prepare for citizenship as well as for employment, for personal development as well as for the development of a broad knowledge base. Our vision of higher education and its multiple purposes must be reflected in the way we view qualifications. We also need to take a close look at how the public responsibility for higher education and research can best be exercised in a society with many actors, all of which have their own legitimate agendas. In this situation, public authorities have an overall responsibility for coherent education policies.
Category: Education

Not By Bread Alone

Author : Richard M. Gray
ISBN : 9781449770822
Genre : Religion
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What was the core message of Jesus of Nazareth? It is there in the opening chapter of the gospel of Mark: “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand.” That “kingdom,” of course, is not one of this world but one of the spirit, which Jesus stated clearly to Pontius Pilate. And just as we need food (the staple of which is bread) to live in the world, we also need spiritual food to live in the world of the spirit. The purpose of this little volume is to help provide a small ration of such food every week of the year. From Emeritus New Testament Professor of San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union, Herman Waetjen: “I have found Gray’s poems to be soulful and profound. They express the pioneering of Jesus of Nazareth in a fresh and original way.”
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Not For Bread Alone

Author : Daniel Halpern
ISBN : UOM:39076001305841
Genre : American literature
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Bringing together 22 writers to discuss eating as more than simple sustenance, editor Daniel Halpern writes in his introduction, this collection is about 'eating our slice of daily bread, but not for the intake of that slice alone'.
Category: American literature

Not By Bread Alone

Author : Vilhjalmur Steffansson
ISBN : 1635610788
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Arctic explorer and anthropologist Vilhjalmur Stefansson promotes the health benefits of a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates. Inspired by his observations of Eskimos and other indigenous cultures, and supported by evidence from a year-long experiment in which he only ate meat, Stefansson makes a strong case for an all-meat diet.
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Not For Bread Alone

Author : Konosuke Matsushita
ISBN : 0425141330
Genre : Executives
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A successful leader of Japanese industry shares his insights on modern management, and discusses training, quality, service, social responsibility, and growth
Category: Executives

Not By Bread Alone

Author : Angus Dun
ISBN : UOM:39076005051078
Genre : Worship
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Not By Bread Alone

Author : Mary DeTurris Poust
ISBN : 9780814664247
Genre : Religion
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Prayerfully journey through Lent with Mary DeTurris Poust's fresh and meaningful reflections on the daily Mass readings. In just minutes per day, the insightful meditations of Not by Bread Alone can deepen your experience of this solemn season of prayer and penance.
Category: Religion