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Every Tool s a Hammer

Every Tool s a Hammer Book
Author : Adam Savage
Publisher : Atria Books
Release : 2020-10-27
ISBN : 1982113480
File Size : 32,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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In this New York Times bestselling “imperative how-to for creativity” (Nick Offerman), Adam Savage—star of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters—shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully making your idea a reality. Every Tool’s a Hammer is a chronicle of my life as a maker. It’s an exploration of making, but it’s also a permission slip of sorts from me to you. Permission to grab hold of the things you’re interested in, that fascinate you, and to dive deeper into them to see where they lead you. Through stories from forty-plus years of making and molding, building and break­ing, along with the lessons I learned along the way, this book is meant to be a toolbox of problem solving, complete with a shop’s worth of notes on the tools, techniques, and materials that I use most often. Things like: In Every Tool There Is a Hammer—don’t wait until everything is perfect to begin a project, and if you don’t have the exact right tool for a task, just use whatever’s handy; Increase Your Loose Tolerance—making is messy and filled with screwups, but that’s okay, as creativity is a path with twists and turns and not a straight line to be found; Use More Cooling Fluid—it prolongs the life of blades and bits, and it prevents tool failure, but beyond that it’s a reminder to slow down and reduce the fric­tion in your work and relationships; Screw Before You Glue—mechanical fasteners allow you to change and modify a project while glue is forever but sometimes you just need the right glue, so I dig into which ones will do the job with the least harm and best effects. This toolbox also includes lessons from many other incredible makers and creators, including: Jamie Hyneman, Nick Offerman, Pixar director Andrew Stanton, Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro, artist Tom Sachs, and chef Traci Des Jardins. And if everything goes well, we will hopefully save you a few mistakes (and maybe fingers) as well as help you turn your curiosities into creations. I hope this book serves as “creative rocket fuel” (Ed Helms) to build, make, invent, explore, and—most of all—enjoy the thrills of being a creator.

A Savage Wisdom

A Savage Wisdom Book
Author : Norman German
Publisher : Dville Press LLC
Release : 2019-03-22
ISBN : 9780999458945
File Size : 39,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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An imaginative reconstruction of the life of the only woman executed in Louisiana's electric chair.A work of alternative history, A Savage Wisdom changes the story of Toni Jo Henry into a redemptive parable-a study in deception and personality transformation.The novel also dramatizes rumors surrounding the young beauty's deathrow dalliance with a handsome young sheriff.In this treatment, Toni Jo escapes the Great Depression and moves toward a world full of promise, only to be dragged into the alluring but dangerous underworld of New Orleans.These maneuvers place the novel in company with In Cold Blood, Truman Capote's book that launched the genre of "faction," fiction based on fact."Here is a powerful, page-turning account of crime and punishment, told in terms of the literary tradition of true crime stories that includes Capote's In Cold Blood and Mailer's The Executioner's Song. Norman German has created a worthy companion to and version of this all-American genre." George Garrett, novelist and poet laureate of Virginia.

Date Your Wife

Date Your Wife Book
Author : Justin Buzzard
Publisher : Crossway
Release : 2012-06-30
ISBN : 1433531380
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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An Intensely Practical Guide for Husbands Looking to Strengthen, Save, or Spice up Their Marriage Most men don’t know how to date their wives. They did it before, but they’ve forgotten how, or they’re trying but it just doesn’t seem to be working. Justin Buzzard helps men re-learn this all-important skill from a position of security in the gospel of grace. As a father of three boys and husband, Justin offers guys a helping hand, good news, and wise counsel, along with: 100 practical ideas for how to date your wife Action steps at the end of each chapter Personal stories and real-life examples All types of marriages—good ones, mediocre ones, and bad ones—will experience a jumpstart as a result of hearing, believing, and living the message of Date Your Wife.

Two Treatises of Government

Two Treatises of Government Book
Author : John Locke
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1821
ISBN : 0987650XXX
File Size : 40,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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Two Treatises of Government by John Locke. Suggested reading for Randolph High School Summer Reading.

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Seven Pillars of Wisdom Book
Author : T.E. Lawrence
Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
Release : 2020-01-01
ISBN : 8184304986
File Size : 26,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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Because it seems almost impossible that one man can be this brilliant and do so much. A masterpiece of autobiography.

Healing Massage

Healing Massage Book
Author : Maureen Abson
Publisher : North Atlantic Books
Release : 2016-10-04
ISBN : 1623170605
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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This practical, detailed, and accessible guide to using massage to treat a range of medical conditions will educate and empower both massage practitioners and non-professionals who want to safely and effectively make a difference in the well-being of a friend or family member. Chapters are conveniently organized alphabetically, so that the reader can easily find helpful treatments for more than 40 medical conditions such as asthma, cancer, frozen shoulder, and plantar fasciitis. Bringing together Eastern and Western understandings of the body, health, and wellness, this user-friendly sourcebook defines and details each of the conditions, any contraindications to massage, and massage protocols and instructions, including how often treatment should be administered. Healing Massage can make treatment and pain relief both available and affordable to those who might not have access to expensive professional treatment. It can also provide substantial and detailed information to practitioners not familiar with a specific condition. Written by a leading massage practitioner and international teacher, this book will be a will be an essential reference in the office or at home. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Nineteen Eighty Four

Nineteen Eighty Four Book
Author : George Orwell
Publisher : epubli
Release : 2021-01-09
ISBN : 3753145130
File Size : 32,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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"Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel", often published as "1984", is a dystopian social science fiction novel by English novelist George Orwell. It was published on 8 June 1949 by Secker & Warburg as Orwell's ninth and final book completed in his lifetime. Thematically, "Nineteen Eighty-Four" centres on the consequences of totalitarianism, mass surveillance, and repressive regimentation of persons and behaviours within society. Orwell, himself a democratic socialist, modelled the authoritarian government in the novel after Stalinist Russia. More broadly, the novel examines the role of truth and facts within politics and the ways in which they are manipulated. The story takes place in an imagined future, the year 1984, when much of the world has fallen victim to perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, historical negationism, and propaganda. Great Britain, known as Airstrip One, has become a province of a totalitarian superstate named Oceania that is ruled by the Party who employ the Thought Police to persecute individuality and independent thinking. Big Brother, the leader of the Party, enjoys an intense cult of personality despite the fact that he may not even exist. The protagonist, Winston Smith, is a diligent and skillful rank-and-file worker and Outer Party member who secretly hates the Party and dreams of rebellion. He enters into a forbidden relationship with a colleague, Julia, and starts to remember what life was like before the Party came to power.

Give Them Grace

Give Them Grace Book
Author : Elyse M. Fitzpatrick,Jessica Thompson
Publisher : Crossway
Release : 2011-05-04
ISBN : 1433520230
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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How are parents to raise children so they don’t become Pharisees (legalists) or prodigals (rebels)? It’s all about grace-filled, gospel-driven parenting, says the mother/daughter team of Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson. Christian parents, in their desire to raise godly children, can drift toward rule-centered discipline. There is, however, a far more effective method—a grace-motivated approach that begins with the glorious truth of God’s love for sinners. In Give Them Grace, parents will learn how to connect the benefits of the cross—especially regeneration, adoption, and justification—to their children’s daily lives. Chapters address topics such as our inability to follow the law perfectly, God’s forgiveness and love displayed at the cross, and what true heart obedience looks like. Fitzpatrick and Thompson also discuss discipline, dealing with popular culture, and evangelism as a way of life. Parents will find this book a great resource for raising grace-filled, Jesus-loving kids.

The Circle

The Circle Book
Author : Dave Eggers
Publisher : Knopf Canada
Release : 2013-10-08
ISBN : 0345808606
File Size : 48,7 Mb
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LONGLISTED 2015 – International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, bestselling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company’s modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can’t believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.

A Higher Call

A Higher Call Book
Author : Adam Makos,Larry Alexander
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2012-12-19
ISBN : 1101618957
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER: “Beautifully told.”—CNN • “A remarkable story...worth retelling and celebrating.”—USA Today • “Oh, it’s a good one!”—Fox News A “beautiful story of a brotherhood between enemies” emerges from the horrors of World War II in this New York Times bestseller by the author of Spearhead. December, 1943: A badly damaged American bomber struggles to fly over wartime Germany. At the controls is twenty-one-year-old Second Lieutenant Charlie Brown. Half his crew lay wounded or dead on this, their first mission. Suddenly, a Messerschmitt fighter pulls up on the bomber’s tail. The pilot is German ace Franz Stigler—and he can destroy the young American crew with the squeeze of a trigger... What happened next would defy imagination and later be called “the most incredible encounter between enemies in World War II.” The U.S. 8th Air Force would later classify what happened between them as “top secret.” It was an act that Franz could never mention for fear of facing a firing squad. It was the encounter that would haunt both Charlie and Franz for forty years until, as old men, they would search the world for each other, a last mission that could change their lives forever.

Love After Heartbreak

Love After Heartbreak Book
Author : Stephan Labossiere,Stephan Speaks
Publisher : Highly Favored Ent
Release : 2019-04-18
ISBN : 0998018945
File Size : 39,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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FINDING HAPPINESS AFTER HEARTBREAK BEGINS HERE! You may think your pain might never go away, but in this book you’ll discover how to feel at peace starting today. You heal by releasing, not suppressing. Experience the life-changing effects of true release. •Are You Constantly Rehearsing Past Hurts and Disappointments? •Have You Lost Hope in Love Because of Failed Relationships? •Do You Feel Tension & Frustration When Expressing Your Feelings? •Does Bitterness, Anger, or Negativity Cloud Your Vision? Don’t stay in bondage to emotional turmoil from past lovers, failed relationships, broken family cycles, or old ways of thinking. Instead, learn how to pinpoint and let go of any unresolved pain, hurt, and resentment lingering from heartbreak that you may be holding onto, which doesn’t serve you. Finding Love After Heartbreak, Volume I is a must-read guide to help you self-heal, find inner peace and true happiness. In the first volume of a two-part series, Stephan Speaks gives you the tools you need to begin your self-healing journey. Your life will never be the same.

Dear Sonali Letters to the Daughter I Never Had

Dear Sonali  Letters to the Daughter I Never Had Book
Author : Lynn Toler
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-10-17
ISBN : 9781733352727
File Size : 34,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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Dear Sonali, is a passion project from the TV's Divorce Court Host. Seeking to share her mother's wisdom with a daughter of her own, this mother of six boys has written letters for young women to help them grow, conquer and thrive. From money to men, to passion and profession Judge Lynn gives her best advice From he particular point of view. At once, practical, methodical and motivational, Judge Lynn shares the best she has with all of the women that call her The Auntie in Their Head or Mom2.

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost Book
Author : John Milton
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1750
ISBN : 0987650XXX
File Size : 45,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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Download Paradise Lost book written by John Milton and published by with total hardcover pages 348 . Available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, read book directly with any devices anywhere and anytime.

The Dawn of Everything

The Dawn of Everything Book
Author : David Graeber,David Wengrow
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release : 2021-11-09
ISBN : 0374721106
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A dramatically new understanding of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution—from the development of agriculture and cities to the origins of the state, democracy, and inequality—and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation. For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike—either free and equal innocents, or thuggish and warlike. Civilization, we are told, could be achieved only by sacrificing those original freedoms or, alternatively, by taming our baser instincts. David Graeber and David Wengrow show how such theories first emerged in the eighteenth century as a conservative reaction to powerful critiques of European society posed by Indigenous observers and intellectuals. Revisiting this encounter has startling implications for how we make sense of human history today, including the origins of farming, property, cities, democracy, slavery, and civilization itself. Drawing on pathbreaking research in archaeology and anthropology, the authors show how history becomes a far more interesting place once we learn to throw off our conceptual shackles and perceive what’s really there. If humans did not spend 95 percent of their evolutionary past in tiny bands of hunter-gatherers, what were they doing all that time? If agriculture, and cities, did not mean a plunge into hierarchy and domination, then what kinds of social and economic organization did they lead to? The answers are often unexpected, and suggest that the course of human history may be less set in stone, and more full of playful, hopeful possibilities, than we tend to assume. The Dawn of Everything fundamentally transforms our understanding of the human past and offers a path toward imagining new forms of freedom, new ways of organizing society. This is a monumental book of formidable intellectual range, animated by curiosity, moral vision, and a faith in the power of direct action. Includes Black-and-White Illustrations

Champlain s Dream

Champlain s Dream Book
Author : David Hackett Fischer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2009-10-06
ISBN : 1416593330
File Size : 37,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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Traces the story of Quebec's founder while explaining his influential perspectives about peaceful colonialism, in a profile that also evaluates his contributions as a soldier, mariner, and cultural diplomat.

Man and His Symbols

Man and His Symbols Book
Author : Carl G. Jung
Publisher : Bantam
Release : 2012-02-01
ISBN : 0307800555
File Size : 55,9 Mb
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The landmark text about the inner workings of the unconscious mind—from the symbolism that unlocks the meaning of our dreams to their effect on our waking lives and artistic impulses—featuring more than a hundred images that break down Carl Jung’s revolutionary ideas “What emerges with great clarity from the book is that Jung has done immense service both to psychology as a science and to our general understanding of man in society.”—The Guardian “Our psyche is part of nature, and its enigma is limitless.” Since our inception, humanity has looked to dreams for guidance. But what are they? How can we understand them? And how can we use them to shape our lives? There is perhaps no one more equipped to answer these questions than the legendary psychologist Carl G. Jung. It is in his life’s work that the unconscious mind comes to be understood as an expansive, rich world just as vital and true a part of the mind as the conscious, and it is in our dreams—those personal, integral expressions of our deepest selves—that it communicates itself to us. A seminal text written explicitly for the general reader, Man and His Symbolsis a guide to understanding the symbols in our dreams and using that knowledge to build fuller, more receptive lives. Full of fascinating case studies and examples pulled from philosophy, history, myth, fairy tales, and more, this groundbreaking work—profusely illustrated with hundreds of visual examples—offers invaluable insight into the symbols we dream that demand understanding, why we seek meaning at all, and how these very symbols affect our lives. By illuminating the means to examine our prejudices, interpret psychological meanings, break free of our influences, and recenter our individuality, Man and His Symbols proves to be—decades after its conception—a revelatory, absorbing, and relevant experience.

Welcome Home

Welcome Home Book
Author : Najwa Zebian
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2021-06-01
ISBN : 073524068X
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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A powerful blueprint for healing by building a home within yourself “A master class in self-actualization and compassion.” —Mari Andrew, New York Times bestselling author of Am I There Yet? In her debut book of inspiration, poet Najwa Zebian shares her revolutionary concept of home—the place of safety where you can embrace your vulnerability and discover your self-worth. It’s the place where your soul feels like it belongs, where you are loved for who you are. Too many of us build our homes in other people in other people, hoping that they will deem us worthy of being welcomed inside and then we feel abandoned and empty when those people leave. Building your home inside yourself begins here. Zebian shares her personal story for the first time, from leaving Lebanon at sixteen, to coming of age as a young Muslim woman in Canada, to building a new identity for herself as she learned to speak her truth. After the profound alien­ations she experienced, she learned to establish a stable foundation inside herself, an identity independent of cultural expectations and the influence of others. The powerful metaphor of home provides a structure for personal transformation as she shows you how to construct the following rooms: Self-Love, Forgiveness, Compassion, Clarity, Surrender, and The Dream Garden. With practical tools and prompts for self-understanding, she shows you how to build each room in your house, which form a firm basis for your self-worth, sense of belonging, and happiness. Written with her trademark power, candor, and warmth, Welcome Home is an answer to the pain we all experience when we don't feel at peace with ourselves. Every human deserves their own home. Welcome Home provides the life-changing tools for building that inner space of healing and solace.

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas Book
Author : David Mitchell
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Release : 2010-07-16
ISBN : 0307373576
File Size : 28,8 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks | Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize A postmodern visionary and one of the leading voices in twenty-first-century fiction, David Mitchell combines flat-out adventure, a Nabokovian love of puzzles, a keen eye for character, and a taste for mind-bending, philosophical and scientific speculation in the tradition of Umberto Eco, Haruki Murakami, and Philip K. Dick. The result is brilliantly original fiction as profound as it is playful. In this groundbreaking novel, an influential favorite among a new generation of writers, Mitchell explores with daring artistry fundamental questions of reality and identity. Cloud Atlas begins in 1850 with Adam Ewing, an American notary voyaging from the Chatham Isles to his home in California. Along the way, Ewing is befriended by a physician, Dr. Goose, who begins to treat him for a rare species of brain parasite. . . . Abruptly, the action jumps to Belgium in 1931, where Robert Frobisher, a disinherited bisexual composer, contrives his way into the household of an infirm maestro who has a beguiling wife and a nubile daughter. . . . From there we jump to the West Coast in the 1970s and a troubled reporter named Luisa Rey, who stumbles upon a web of corporate greed and murder that threatens to claim her life. . . . And onward, with dazzling virtuosity, to an inglorious present-day England; to a Korean superstate of the near future where neocapitalism has run amok; and, finally, to a postapocalyptic Iron Age Hawaii in the last days of history. But the story doesn’t end even there. The narrative then boomerangs back through centuries and space, returning by the same route, in reverse, to its starting point. Along the way, Mitchell reveals how his disparate characters connect, how their fates intertwine, and how their souls drift across time like clouds across the sky. As wild as a videogame, as mysterious as a Zen koan, Cloud Atlas is an unforgettable tour de force that, like its incomparable author, has transcended its cult classic status to become a worldwide phenomenon. Praise for Cloud Atlas “[David] Mitchell is, clearly, a genius. He writes as though at the helm of some perpetual dream machine, can evidently do anything, and his ambition is written in magma across this novel’s every page.”—The New York Times Book Review “One of those how-the-holy-hell-did-he-do-it? modern classics that no doubt is—and should be—read by any student of contemporary literature.”—Dave Eggers “Wildly entertaining . . . a head rush, both action-packed and chillingly ruminative.”—People “The novel as series of nested dolls or Chinese boxes, a puzzle-book, and yet—not just dazzling, amusing, or clever but heartbreaking and passionate, too. I’ve never read anything quite like it, and I’m grateful to have lived, for a while, in all its many worlds.”—Michael Chabon “Cloud Atlas ought to make [Mitchell] famous on both sides of the Atlantic as a writer whose fearlessness is matched by his talent.”—The Washington Post Book World “Thrilling . . . One of the biggest joys in Cloud Atlas is watching Mitchell sashay from genre to genre without a hitch in his dance step.”—Boston Sunday Globe “Grand and elaborate . . . [Mitchell] creates a world and language at once foreign and strange, yet strikingly familiar and intimate.”—Los Angeles Times

The Myth of the Savage and the Beginnings of French Colonialism in the Americas

The Myth of the Savage and the Beginnings of French Colonialism in the Americas Book
Author : Olive Patricia Dickason
Publisher : University of Alberta Press
Release : 1997-01-01
ISBN : 9780888640369
File Size : 31,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De


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A classic study of early contact between European explorers and North American natives. When the two cultures met in the fifteenth century, it meant great upheavals for the Amerindians, but strengthened the Europeans' move toward nation-states and capitalism.

The Asshole Pandemic

The Asshole Pandemic Book
Author : A C Koch
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-08-28
ISBN : 0987650XXX
File Size : 39,6 Mb
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Assholes! They come in all shapes and sizes. If your dating life is anything like mine, you'll feel finding someone who isn't a complete douche is trickier than capturing a photo of bigfoot in a bikini. I know how difficult it can be to navigate waters filled with jerks while on the mission to find the elusive "good one." You think you found a good one and BAM, turns out this person is like all the other douche-faces who broke your heart and treated you like dirt. Do good ones exist? Yes they freaking do, and this book will help you figure out how to get one. This isn't your typical fluffy self-help book that makes you feel like you're puking rainbows by the end. Why? Because we all know that there is no pot of stable singles at the end of a rainbow. Finding a good one is going to take work. The only way to change who you attract into your life is by ID'ing the douches of the world so you can avoid them, starting on the journey toward healing and figuring out what you want in your love life. This book will help you do exactly that.

Seeing Like a State

Seeing Like a State Book
Author : James C. Scott
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2020-03-17
ISBN : 0300252986
File Size : 27,7 Mb
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“One of the most profound and illuminating studies of this century to have been published in recent decades.”—John Gray, New York Times Book Review Hailed as “a magisterial critique of top-down social planning” by the New York Times, this essential work analyzes disasters from Russia to Tanzania to uncover why states so often fail—sometimes catastrophically—in grand efforts to engineer their society or their environment, and uncovers the conditions common to all such planning disasters. “Beautifully written, this book calls into sharp relief the nature of the world we now inhabit.”—New Yorker “A tour de force.”— Charles Tilly, Columbia University