Tag: Visions

Prehistoric Australasia Visions of Evolution and Extinction

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English | April 3rd, 2023 | ISBN: 064310805X | 264 pages | True EPUB | 91.71 MB
For most of the past 300 million years, the world’s continents were interlinked as the supercontinents Pangaea and then Gondwana. Around 50 million years ago, Australia tore itself free from Antarctica to become the huge, splendidly isolated island it is today. Over time, its creatures began to evolve in ways not seen anywhere else on Earth, with tree-climbing crocodiles, gigantic venomous lizards, walking omnivorous bats and flesh-eating kangaroos roaming the continent.


Visions, Trips, and Crowded Rooms Who and What You See Before You Die [Audiobook]

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English | ASIN: B0CPZJR1ZD | 2024 | 5 hours and 39 minutes | M4B@128 kbps | 314 MB
Author: David Kessler
Narrator: David Kessler

David Kessler, one of the most renowned experts on death and grief, takes on three uniquely shared experiences that challenge our ability to explain and fully understand the mystery of our final days. The first is visions. As the dying lose sight of this world, some people appear to be looking into the world to come. The second shared experience is getting ready for a trip. These trips may seem to us to be all about leaving, but for the dying, they may be about arriving. Finally, the third phenomenon is crowded rooms. The dying often talk about seeing a room full of people, as they constantly repeat the word crowded. In truth, we never die alone. Just as loving hands greeted us when we were born, so too will loving arms embrace us when we die. In the tapestry of life and death, we may begin to see connections to the past that we missed in life. While death may look like a loss to the living, the last hours of a dying person may be filled not with emptiness, but rather with fullness. In this fascinating book, David brings us stunning stories from the bedsides of the dying that will educate, enlighten, and comfort us all.


Women’s Voices, Feminist Visions Classic and Contemporary Readings

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2003 | 624 Pages | ISBN: 0072822422 | PDF | 100 MB
This introductory women’s studies reader represents a wide range of classic, conceptual, and experiential writings. Chapter introductions provide background information on each chapter’s topic, including explanations of key concepts and ideas and references to the subsequent reading selections. The anthology also offers numerous pedagogical features designed to engage students in active learning.


American Visions The United States 1800-1860 [Audiobook]

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English | ASIN: B0CLHKH7GZ | 2023 | 9 hours and 46 minutes | M4B@64 kbps | 272 MB
Author: Edward L. Ayers
Narrator: Brandon Pollock

A revealing history of the formative period when voices of dissent and innovation defied power and created visions of America still resonant today. The early decades of the nineteenth century saw the expansion of slavery, Native dispossession, and wars with Canada and Mexico. Mass immigration and powerful religious movements sent tremors through American society. But even as the powerful defended the status quo, others defied it: voices from the margins moved the center; eccentric visions altered the accepted wisdom, and acts of empathy questioned self-interest.


Visions of Womanhood in Contemporary African Literature

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English | ISBN: 1793644381 | 2021 | 186 pages | EPUB, PDF | 2 MB + 1116 KB
Through an analysis of historical and contemporary literature, Visions of Womanhood in Contemporary African Literature argues that African women were not relegated to the background in African society until after colonization. Blessing Diala-Ogamba analyzes the history of women’s roles in African society through oral stories and biographies to show how colonialization worked to oppress women in Africa and explores the ways contemporary African literature confronts and works to overcome its colonial past. Using works by authors such as Akachi Adimora Ezeigbo, Lilian Masitera, Nawal El Sadaawi, Lauretta Ncgobo, Sembene Ousmane, and many others, Diala-Ogamba reveals the consistent progression of women and their roles in African novels and society.


True Visions The Emergence of Ambient Intelligence

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English | 2006 | ISBN: 3540289720 | 437 Pages | PDF | 15.0 MB
Ambient intelligence (AI) refers to a developing technology that will increasingly make our everyday environment sensitive and responsive to our presence.


Our Moment of Choice Evolutionary Visions and Hope for the Future [Audiobook]

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English | October 20, 2020 | ASIN: B08GNJJNQR | M4B@64 kbps | 8h 41m | 260 MB
Editors: Robert Atkinson, Kurt Johnson, Deborah Moldow | Narrators: Priya Ayyar, Danielle Cohen, Janina Edwards, Lamarr Gulley, Wendy Tremont King, George Newbern, Tanis Parenteau, Neil Shah, Shaun Taylor-Corbett
"This innovative and revolutionary message of hope and wisdom from many of the greatest visionaries" (Anita Moorjani, New York Times bestselling author) is a rousing call-to-action for all of us to help transform the world into a just, peaceful, and thriving one-featuring creative and practical solutions to the many crises facing humanity today.


Pax Economica Left-Wing Visions of a Free Trade World

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English | ISBN: 0691199329 | 2024 | 328 pages | EPUB, PDF | 11 MB + 10 MB
The forgotten history of the liberal radicals, socialist internationalists, feminists, and Christians who envisioned free trade as the necessary prerequisite for anti-imperialism and peace


Visions of Transmerica Neobaroque Strategies of Nomadic Transgression

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English | 2024 | ISBN: 3031420136 | 588 Pages | PDF EPUB (True) | 17 MB
This book looks at Neobaroque Latin American fiction, poetry, essay and performance from the 1970s to the early 2000s in order to explore the cultural hybridization and transgressive identity transformations at play in these works. It shows how the ornamental style and boldly experimental techniques are an effective strategy in presenting decentered identities in sexually ambiguous, multiethnic, interracial, transcultural, and mutant characters, as well as in metafictional narrators and authors. In this way, the book demonstrates the potential of Neobaroque works to destabilize normative, essentialist and binary categories of identity. The study focuses on Latin America as a cultural macroregion, drawing on examples from a variety of countries, including Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and the US-Mexican border. Drawing on gender, queer, trans and Chicana feminist theory, it argues for an alternative approach to a model of the Self, or a theory of selfhood, derived from the exuberant style and experimental techniques of the Neobaroque.