This open access book presents a selection of the best contributions to the Digital Cities 9 Workshop held in Limerick in 2015, combining a number of the latest academic insights into new collaborative modes of city making that are firmly rooted in empirical findings about the actual practices of citizens, designers and policy makers. It explores the affordances of new media technologies for empowering citizens in the process of city making, relating examples of bottom-up or participatory practices to reflections about the changing roles of professional practitioners in the processes, as well as issues of governance and institutional policymaking.
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 302 Pages (29,817 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 5th, 2020
This meticulously edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
"The Foundation of one Nation" is intended for all those who want to learn about the core of American democracy and its principles. It is comprised of the most important legal documents in early American history: United States Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Beside these landmark documents, through the words of Federalist Papers and Common Sense you will understand how American identity was shaped, what were the principles upon which the government of the United States was established.
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 695 Pages (2,447 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 4th, 2020
"Cognition Switch: The Freethinkers Collection" brings together an amazing array of the world's greatest freethought writing.
This curated collection harvests treasures from the western cultural record spanning the initial blossoming of Jean Meslier in 1732 to the penetrating insight of David Hume in 1776 and on to the devastating arguments of Bertrand Russell in 1927.
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 2,206 Pages (2,681 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 3rd, 2020
Would you be willing to change everything to follow your heart and feed your soul?
Nowick Gray was, inspired like so many classic songs... with a cross-country drive.
And he documented his incredible journey in My Generation, a literary memoir that highlights the intrinsic value of personal growth, and how that growth can dramatically change the trajectory of your life--if you let it.
My Generation is a surprisingly fast-paced, passionate, thoughtful and humorous account that's sure to be enjoyed by anyone who appreciates the importance of understanding where we come from and how it shapes us, and those looking to connect with a kindred spirit of the earth.
The present publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature -- a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only in the land of his birth, but in all countries and in all literatures. His Essays, which are at once the most celebrated and the most permanent of his productions, form a magazine out of which such minds as those of Bacon and Shakespeare did not disdain to help themselves; and, indeed, as Hallam observes, the Frenchman's literary importance largely results from the share which his mind had in influencing other minds, coeval and subsequent. But, at the same time, estimating the value and rank of the essayist, we are not to leave out of the account the drawbacks and the circumstances of the period: the imperfect state of education, the comparative scarcity of books, and the limited opportunities of intellectual intercourse. Montaigne freely borrowed of others, and he has found men ...
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 747 Pages (1,906 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Apr 1st, 2020
Creativity and play erupt in the most solemn of everyday worlds as individuals reshape traditional forms in the light of changing historical circumstances. In this lively volume, fourteen distinguished anthropologists explore the life of creativity in social life across the globe and within the study of ethnography itself. Contributors include Barbara A. Babcock, Edward M. Bruner, James W. Fernandez, Don Handelman, Smadar Lavie, José E. Limon, Barbara Myerhoff, Kirin Narayan, Renato Rosaldo, Richard Schechner, Edward L. Schieffelin, Marjorie Shostak, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, and Edith Turner.
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 368 Pages (2,916 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 23rd, 2020
American Government 2e is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process. The book provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of American Government and understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. This kindle edition is best viewed in single column format.
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 1,355 Pages (61,577 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 15th, 2020
"We suffer more often in imagination than in reality." - Seneca.
Seneca Six Pack 2 presents six more primary and secondary texts for students of Stoicism and fans of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. There are three Seneca originals, a study of Seneca's poetry, a biographical essay by Elbert Hubbard and a look at the parallels between Seneca and Plutarch.
Seneca Six Pack 2
Apocolocyntosis Or, Ludus de Morte Claudii: The Pumpkinification of Claudius by Seneca.
Letters from a Stoic Volume II by Seneca.
On Benefits by Seneca.
Seneca's Poetry by Harold Edgeworth Butler.
Seneca by Elbert Hubbard.
Seneca and Plutarch by Michel de Montaigne.
Includes image gallery.
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences Length: 389 Pages (1,584 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Mar 13th, 2020