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Download E-books Mostly in the Line of Duty: Thirty Years with Books PDF

It began with the yankee Library organization (ALA) which desired to rejoice its centenary in 1976 at its headquarters in Chicago. With 5 American librarians and non-librarians i used to be invited to provide a centennial paper. I declined the flattering provide simply because I had left the career and had no time to do any learn. I additional innocently, despite the fact that, that i might be overjoyed to talk out of private adventure, for example at the impor­ tance of yank librarianship in my specialist lifestyles. This professional­ posal was once approved; I added the lecture and my textual content was once published in Libraries and the lifestyles cif the brain. ahead of I had learn my paper in Chicago I acquired a request from the overseas Federation of Library institutions (IFLA) to give a contribution with reminiscences of a President to the 50th anniver­ sary quantity of IFLA (1927-1977). For purposes with which I agreed IFLA didn't post my paper in complete, akin to it's given right here as bankruptcy 10. i'm convinced that not anyone will evaluate the 2 models in an effort to attempt to discover \\That has been skipped over within the previous printing. different papers have seemed in German Festschrifts, one for Kurt Koster from Frankfurt-aiM (chapter 7) and one for Gerhard Liebers from Munster (chapter five) the previous being focussed to accord with the curiosity of the recipient on medieval Dutch manuscripts, the latter, for comparable purposes, on library constructions.

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Download E-books Harm and Offence in Media Content: A review of the evidence (Intellect Books - Changing Media, Changing Europe) PDF

By Andrea Millwood Hargrave, Sonia Livingstone

In today’s media and communications atmosphere, urgent questions come up in regards to the media’s power for damage, specially relating to kids. This ebook deals a different and complete research of the newest learn on content-related media damage and offence. For the 1st time, a balanced, severe account brings jointly findings on either demonstrated and more recent interactive media. Arguing opposed to asking basic questions on media results, the case is made for contextualising media content material and use inside a multi-factor, risk-based framework which will consultant destiny study and coverage formation.

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Download E-books Discourses, Volume I, Books 1-2 (Loeb Classical Library) PDF

By Epictetus, W.A. Oldfather (ed.)

Epictetus used to be a crippled Greek slave of Phrygia in the course of Nero's reign (54–68 CE) who heard lectures via the Stoic Musonius ahead of he used to be freed. Expelled with different philosophers via the emperor Domitian in 89 or ninety two he settled completely in Nicopolis in Epirus. There, in a faculty which he known as 'healing position for in poor health souls', he taught a realistic philosophy, info of that have been recorded via Arrian, a scholar of his, and live to tell the tale in 4 books of Discourses and a smaller Encheiridion, a guide which provides in brief the manager doctrines of the Discourses. He it sounds as if lived into the reign of Hadrian (117–138 CE). Epictetus used to be a instructor of Stoic ethics, extensive and company in approach, chic in concept, and now funny, now unhappy or critical in spirit. How should still one dwell righteously? Our god-given will is our paramount ownership, and we mustn't ever covet others'. We must never withstand fortune. guy is a part of a procedure; people are reasoning beings (in feeble our bodies) and needs to comply with god's brain and the desire of nature. Epictetus offers us additionally with a stinky photo of the right (Stoic) guy. The Loeb Classical Library version of Epictetus is in volumes.

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