Tag: Eye

The Eye of the Law Two Essays on Legal History


Michael Stolleis, "The Eye of the Law: Two Essays on Legal History "
English | ISBN: 0415472741 | 2008 | 96 pages | EPUB | 4 MB
Written by the eminent German legal historian, Michael Stolleis, these two ‘Essays on Legal History’ offer an original and compelling history of the symbolism through which law is characterised as being ‘above’ us. In ‘The Eye of the Law’, the history of this metaphor is followed from antiquity through to the present day: from the Greek Eye of Justice, the eye of the impartial judge of the Underworld, the Eye of God watching past, present and future, the Eye of the Prince, guiding his subjects, to the almighty Eye of the Law. While our belief in the law may have become brittle, nothing escapes what is now the Eye of Big Brother. ‘In the Name of the Law’ takes up the various formulas used to legitimate the decisions of the courts, from the times of absolutism over the 19th century until today. The speaker who speaks in the name of a higher being underlines his function: his authority comes from above. And it is ‘in the name of’ god, king, people, state, nation, or law, that a weak, earthly, justice receives its support.

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THE EYE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN OPHTHALMOLOGY


THE EYE: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN OPHTHALMOLOGY by ALAAELDIN HAMADA
English | 2020 | ISBN: N/A | ASIN: B08P5CRGHW | 70 pages | MOBI | 0.27 Mb
Another treasure is uncovered ,one of the first the ways of healing eye diseases ; magic spells & remedies . extracted and translated from the original texts in medical papyri .

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The Eye of the Elephant An Epic Adventure in the African Wilderness (Audiobook)


English | 2019 | MP3 | M4B | ASIN: B07PFLNYNK | Duration: 11:31 h | 158 MB
Mark Owens, Delia Owens / Narrated by Donna Postel, Sean Runnette
Intelligent, majestic, and loyal, with lifespans matching our own, elephants are among the greatest of the wonders gracing the African wilds. Yet in the 1970s and 1980s, about 1,000 of these captivating creatures were slaughtered in Zambia each year, killed for their valuable ivory tusks. When biologists Mark and Delia Owens, residing in Africa to study lions, found themselves in the middle of a poaching fray, they took the only side they morally could: that of the elephants.

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An Eye for Iran


English | 2022 | ISBN: 1859642160 | 82 pages | True EPUB | 6.6 MB
Through his use of conventional black-and-white film and a belief that a good photograph is the result of constantly watching to predict the perfect moment, Kazem Hakimi’s work harks straight back to the photojournalism of Cartier-Bresson and those early Magnum photographers who were able to capture moments that superficially contained nothing, but which when printed onto photographic paper became iconic images. With the United States and Iran once again squaring up to each other in the Persian Gulf and the actions of firebrand president Ahmadinejad never far from the news, "An Eye for Iran" provides a welcome opportunity to view images that show the human side of a nation we are being led to distrust.Here and there someone spies the lens as the shutter opens, but the drift of Iranian society is caught in the postures of the everyday: human faces in the streets, relaxing in the parks, the glimpse of designer clothes under a chador, pride in a motorcycle, a young couple enjoying a game of chess…Throughout, Hakimi shows how well he understands the techniques of traditional photojournalism: he remains both present but still invisible to the people in the scenes his lens has captured. The result is a captivating book that will appeal to all those wishing to gain an insight into life in this unique and fascinating country.

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The Guns of Normandy A Soldier’s Eye View, France 1944


George Blackburn, "The Guns of Normandy: A Soldier’s Eye View, France 1944"
English | ISBN: 0771015038 | | 536 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 7 MB + 6 MB
In the weeks after D-Day, the level of artillery action in Normandy was unprecedented. In what was a relatively small area, both sides bombarded each other relentlessly for three months, each trying to overwhelm the other by sheer fire power.

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The Affinity of the Eye Writing Nikkei in Peru


Ignacio López-Calvo, Fernando Iwasaki, "The Affinity of the Eye: Writing Nikkei in Peru"
English | 2013 | pages: 284 | ISBN: 0816525986 | PDF | 1,9 mb
In The Affinity of the Eye: Writing Nikkei in Peru, Ignacio López-Calvo rises above the political emergence of the Fujimori phenomenon and uses politics and literature to provide one of the first comprehensive looks at how the Japanese assimilated and inserted themselves into Peruvian culture. Through contemporary writers’ testimonies, essays, fiction, and poetry, López-Calvo constructs an account of the cultural formation of Japanese migrant communities. With deftly sensitive interviews and comments, he portrays the difficulties of being a Japanese Peruvian. Despite a few notable examples, Asian Peruvians have been excluded from a sense of belonging or national identity in Peru, which provides López-Calvo with the opportunity to record what the community says about their own cultural production. In so doing, López-Calvo challenges fixed notions of Japanese Peruvian identity.

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Blind Eye (Audiobook)


English | 2008 | MP3 | M4B | ASIN: B001ATDBVK | Duration: 4:55 h | 143 MB
James B. Stewart / Narrated by Boyd Gaines
No one could believe the handsome young doctor might be a serial killer. Wherever he was hired – in Ohio, Illinois, New York, South Dakota – Michael Swango at first seemed the model physician. Then his patients began dying under suspicious circumstances.

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