By Cornelia Funke
Eigentlich könnte alles so friedlich sein. Doch der Zauber von "Tintenherz" lässt Meggie nicht los. Und eines Tages ist es so weit: Gemeinsam mit Farid geht Meggie in die Tintenwelt, denn sie will den Weglosen Wald sehen, den Speckfürsten, den Schönen Cosimo, den Schwarzen Prinzen und seine Bären. Sie möchte die Feen treffen und natürlich Fenoglio, der sie später zurückschreiben soll. Vor allem aber will sie Staubfinger warnen, denn auch der grausame Basta ist nicht weit.
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By Christoph Burger, Jens Weinmann
Decentralized strength provide raises independence from fossil assets, reduces the carbon footprint of a society and complements neighborhood worth construction. yet the various applied sciences deployed are nonetheless of their infancy and depend upon subsidies.
Entrepreneurs, representatives of power incumbents and new entrants from Germany painting how they've got reworked the summary imaginative and prescient of a low-carbon, decentralized power method into commercially achievable enterprise ideas. They have interaction in innovation and dissemination networks with municipalities and brands, create new enterprise possibilities utilizing the data and verbal exchange layer of the clever grid, and strengthen an built-in price proposition past the slender maximization of strength revenues. in the meantime, group empowerment stimulates the emotionalization of power, municipalities become island platforms and shoppers into 'prosumers.'
This booklet offers first-hand insights of the way sustainability and economic system could be reconciled – and the way brokers of switch effectively enhance the blueprint of a decentralized power destiny.
By Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet's Pocket Berlin is your passport to the main proper, up to date recommendation on what to work out and bypass, and what hidden discoveries watch for you. contemplate reunified Germany on the Brandenburg Gate, view the town from Reichstag's incredible glass cupola, or capture a reside song gig at a riverside seashore bar; all together with your depended on go back and forth spouse. Get to the center of the simplest of Berlin and start your trip now!
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By Stefan Aust
STEFAN AUST's 1985 meisterwerk is the one actually exact account of the actions of Germany's pink military Faction, the ultra-lefist terrorist staff which was once the reason for a lot homicide and mayhem within the Nineteen Seventies. Aust knew many participants of the crowd individually, and this data, sponsored through wide interviews with former RAF contributors and prisoners, basically makes an already accomplished paintings more desirable. There fairly isn't a unmarried fault with this ebook: it's well-written, sincerely awarded, exact and independent. in contrast to different works at the RAF Aust neither glamourises or demonises his topics. He provides the evidence and allows you to make your individual conclusions. Nowhere is that this extra so than the chapters on 'the German Autumn', the chaotic forty three days that observed the abduction of a number one industrialist and the hijacking of a Lufthansa jet airliner with a view to get the RAF excessive command out of penal complex; either makes an attempt failed and the gang's leaders - Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin and Jan-Carl Raspe - all died in suspicious situations on the legal of Stuttgart-Stammheim. Aust, via very good documentary proof, proves that the group did certainly kill themselves. that's the significant triumph of this e-book - it lays to leisure the parable that the trio have been murdered by way of the nation.
By Paul U. Unschuld
Dieses Buch erläutert Ursprung und Geschichte der Chinesischen Medizin von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Es schildert ihre Entwicklung als excellent eines Teils der kaiserzeitlichen Oberschicht und als Gegenentwurf zu dem bis in die Gegenwart weit verbreiteten Glauben an den Einfluss von Göttern, Ahnen und Dämonen. Es erläutert die schwindende Bedeutung dieser Medizin durch die chinesische Reformpolitik mit der Bevorzugung westlicher Wissenschaft im 20. Jahrhundert und beschreibt die kreative Rezeption so genannter Traditioneller Chinesischer Medizin in den westlichen Industrienationen seit den 1970er Jahren.
By Andrzej Sapkowski
»Was ist mit dem Mädchen? Ihr dürft nicht zulassen, dass sie den Turm betritt! Hörst du? Lasst nicht zu, dass sie den Schwalbenturm betritt ...« Hexer Geralt und seine Gefährten sind bei der Suche nach Ciri, der verschwundenen Prinzessin von Cintra, bisher erfolglos geblieben. Jetzt will die rivische Königin sie als Partisanenkämpfer in dem blutigen Krieg gegen Nilfgaard verpflichten. Doch sie setzen sich ab, um ihre unterbrochene Reise zu den Druiden wieder aufzunehmen. Bei einem Überfall gerät Geralts Wolfsmedaillon, das Insignium seines Hexertums, in fremde Hände... Ciri, die so hartnäckig Gesuchte, ist von dem gelehrten Einsiedler Vysogota aufgenommen worden. Ihr ganzes Sinnen und Trachten richtet sich jetzt auf den legendären Schwalbenturm, denn dies muss der Ort sein, von dem in der alten Prophezeiung die Rede ist. Allerdings ist der Schwalbenturm nur noch eine Ruine...
By Guy Walters
IN 1936, Adolf Hitler welcomed the realm to Berlin to wait the Olympic video games. It promised to be not just an impressive wearing occasion but additionally a grand show off for the rebuilt Germany. No attempt was once spared to offer the 3rd Reich because the latest international energy. yet underneath the glittering floor, the video games of the 11th Olympiad of the fashionable period got here to behave as a crucible for the darkish political forces that have been accumulating, foreshadowing the bloody clash to come back.
The 1936 Olympics have been not anything under the main political carrying occasion of the final century—an epic conflict among proponents of barbarism and people of civilization, either one of whom attempted to exploit the video games to advertise their very own values. Berlin Games is the entire historical past of these fateful weeks in August. it's a tale of the athletes and their accomplishments, an eye-opening account of the Nazi machine's brazen try and use the video games as a version of Aryan superiority and fascist potency, and a devastating indictment of the manipulative energy video games of politicians, diplomats, and Olympic officers that will eventually have profound outcomes for the whole global.
This book considers the increase of territoriality in diplomacy. Larkins takes the reader on a journey that strikes from the psychological horizons of Medieval ecu inspiration to the Renaissance. the top product is a theoretical and old account of a momentous transformation that finally offers upward push to the territorial nation.
By Peter Gay
A seminal paintings as melodious and haunting because the period it chronicles, now reissued with a brand new introduction.
First released in 1968, Weimar Culture is without doubt one of the masterworks of Peter Gay's wonderful profession. A examine of German tradition among the 2 wars, the ebook brilliantly strains the increase of the inventive, literary, and musical tradition that bloomed ever so in short within the Twenties amid the chaos of Germany's tenuous post-World struggle I democracy, and crashed violently within the wake of Hitler's upward thrust to energy. regardless of the ephemeral nature of the Weimar democracy, the impact of its tradition used to be profound and far-reaching, ushering in a contemporary sensibility within the arts that ruled Western tradition for many of the 20 th century. vibrant and eminently readable, Weimar Culture is the best creation for the informal reader and historian alike. "[A]n greatly wealthy, interesting, and fascinating essay.... a tremendous contribution to the study..."―The big apple Times sixteen black and white illustrations
By Daniel H. Magilow, Elizabeth Bridges
Nazisploitation! examines previous intersections of nationwide Socialism and renowned cinema and the hot reemergence of this imagery in modern visible tradition. within the overdue Sixties and early Seventies, motion pictures equivalent to Love Camp 7 and
Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS brought and strengthened identical to Nazis as grasp paradigms of evil in what movie theorists deem the 'sleaze' movie. extra lately, Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, in addition to games similar to name of responsibility: global at battle, have reinvented this iconography for brand spanking new audiences. In those works, the violent Nazi turns into the hyperbolic cartoon of the "monstrous female" or the masculine sadist. Power-hungry scientists search to clone the Führer, and Nazi zombies upward push from the grave.
The heritage, aesthetic innovations, and political implications of such translations of nationwide Socialism into the world of business, low forehead, and 'sleaze' visible tradition are the focal point of this booklet. The members learn whilst and why the Nazisploitation style emerged because it did, the way it establishes and violates taboos, and why this iconography resonates with modern audiences.