By Nick Licata
A former nuclear guns dressmaker, Stephen M. more youthful knows, as few others can, humankind's power for violence. He understands that the proliferation of guns of mass destruction implies that any country, crew, or perhaps person may cause unbelievable carnage—and the accelerating speed of communications and transportation signifies that issues can occur speedier than we will take into consideration them.
In Endangered Species, more youthful friends into the guts of contemporary civilization to provide a pragmatic plan for finishing mass violence, the scourge of our occasions and a possibility to our survival as a species. having a look throughout our wisdom of psychology, heritage, politics, and expertise, more youthful offers a powerful argument that we will break out our spiral into worldwide destruction. yet we've not a second to lose.
By Zecharia Sitchin
• Explains how the Anunnaki weren't purely the legendary gods of the Sumerians, yet fairly the founders of human existence in the world.
• utilizing Biblical and historic Sumerian assets, explains the way to decode those messages our superstar ancestors left in the back of.
Daring to problem our long-held ideals in regards to the origins of guy, Zecharia Sitchin means that people aren't the kids of God, yet particularly the kids of the Anunnaki, an historical race from the planet Nibiru. His innovative theories are supported through his excessive scrutiny of not just historic Sumerian texts but in addition stone constructions around the globe. The similarities and astrological value of those formations means that instead of trying to find suggestions from leaders right here in the world, humanity should still as an alternative glance to the sky for solutions.
The Earth Chronicles take care of the heritage and prehistory of Earth and humankind. every one e-book within the sequence is predicated upon info written on clay pills by means of the traditional civilizations of the close to East. For the 1st time, the complete Earth Chronicles sequence is now to be had in a hardcover collector's edition.
By Mark Buchanan
Mark Buchanan makes the interesting argument that the technology of physics is starting to supply a brand new photograph of the human or "social atom," and aid us comprehend the fantastic, and sometimes predictable, styles that emerge once they celebration. examine styles, no longer humans, Buchanan argues, and principles emerge that may clarify how hobbies shape, how curiosity teams function, or even why ethnic hatred persists. utilizing comparable observations, social physicists can are expecting even if neighborhoods will combine, no matter if inventory markets will crash, and no matter if crime waves will proceed or bog down.
Brimming with brain video games and provocative experiments, The Social Atom is an incisive, obtainable, and accomplished argument for an entire new solution to examine human social behavior.
By Ruy Teixeira
Ideenpolitik: das bringt eine bestimmte Richtung der ideengeschichtlich orientierten Politischen Theorie auf den Begriff, für die besonders das Werk von Herfried Münkler steht. Die Theorie der Politik bedarf der historischen Vergewisserung, um als Ideenreservoir für zeitgenössische Problemlagen dienen zu können. Die Auslegung der ideengeschichtlichen culture in Gestalt von Texten, Symbolen und Mythen wirft nicht nur ein Licht auf das politische Denken der Gegenwart, es bereitet auch ideenpolitische Interventionen der Zukunft vor. Mit Beiträgen von: Ulrich Bartosch, Udo Bermbach, Klaus von Beyme, Harald Bluhm, Hartmut Böhme, Matthias Bohlender, Horst Bredekamp, Hubertus Buchstein, Paula Diehl, Andreas Dörner, Mathias Eichhorn, Iring Fetscher, Karsten Fischer, Timm Genett, Michael Th. Greven, Hans Grünberger, Jens Hacke, Gerald Hubmann, Marcus Llanque, Reinhard Mehring, Wolfgang Merkel, Friedhelm Neidhardt, Wilfried Nippel, Raimund Ottow, Peter Paret, Alois Riklin, Hartmut Rosa, Rainer Schmalz-Bruns, Rudolf Stichweh, Grit Straßenberger, Hans Vorländer, Felix Wassermann, Siegfried Weichlein und Michael Zürn.
A background of iconic Australian cities that experience emerged because of mining booms—including damaged Hill, Mount Isa, Queenstown, Mount Morgan, Port Pirie, and Kambalda—this ebook is a special try and introduce city readers to these groups, previous and current. in contrast to many mining books, this isn't restricted to a unmarried fabric comparable to coal or gold, yet strains the fortunes of more than a few cities. With reasons on how those cities have been shaped and the way good they've got fared, it is going to curiosity lecturers and historical past buffs alike.