History

Psychological Subjects

Author: Mathew Thomson

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

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Category: History

Page: 330

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This is a history of how twentieth-century Britons came to view themselves and their world in psychological terms, and how this changed over time. It examines the extent to which psychological thought and practice could mediate, not just understanding of the self, but also a wide range of social and economic, political, and ethical issues that rested on assumptions about human nature. In doing so, it brings together high and low psychological cultures; it focuses not just on health,but also on education, economic life, and politics; and it reaches from the start of the century right up to the 1970s.Mathew Thomson highlights the intense excitement surrounding psychology at the start of the century, and its often highly unorthodox expression in thought and practice. He argues that the appeal of psychological thinking has been underestimated in the British context, partly because its character has been misconstrued. Psychology found a role because, rather than shattering values, it offered them new life. The book considers the extent to which such an ethical and social psychologicalsubjectivity survived the challenges of an industrial civilization, a crisis in confidence regarding human nature wrought by war and political extremism, and finally the emergence of a permissive society. It concludes that many of our own assumptions about the route to psychological modernity - centred onthe rise of individualism and interiority, and focusing on the liberation of emotion, and on talk, relationships, and sex - need substantial revision, or at least setting alongside a rather different path when it comes to the Britain of 1900-70.

The Rotarian

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Page: 72

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Established in 1911, The Rotarian is the official magazine of Rotary International and is circulated worldwide. Each issue contains feature articles, columns, and departments about, or of interest to, Rotarians. Seventeen Nobel Prize winners and 19 Pulitzer Prize winners – from Mahatma Ghandi to Kurt Vonnegut Jr. – have written for the magazine.
Fiction

1919

Author: John Dos Passos

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Category: Fiction

Page: 402

View: 173

“A Depression-era novel about American tumult has—perhaps unsurprisingly—aged quite well.”—The New Yorker In 1919, the second volume of his U.S.A. trilogy, John Dos Passos continues his “vigorous and sweeping panorama of twentieth-century America” (Forum). Employing a host of experimental devices that would inspire a whole new generation of writers to follow, Dos Passos captures the many textures, flavors, and background noises of the era with a cinematic touch and unparalleled nerve.1919 opens to find America and the world at war, and Dos Passos’s characters, many of whom we met in the first volume, are thrown into the snarl. We follow the daughter of a Chicago minister, a wide-eyed Texas girl, a young poet, and a Jewish radical, and we get glimpses of Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Unknown Soldier. Named one of the Modern Library’s 100 best English-language novels of the twentieth century, “U.S.A. is a masterpiece” (Tim O’Brien) and 1919 is an unforgettable chapter in the saga. “It’s the kind of book a reader never forgets.”—Chicago Daily Tribune
Business & Economics

The Public Domain Code Book

Author: Tony Laidig

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 172

View: 236

Imagine embarking on a fantastic journey-one of exploration and discovery-that will take you around the world to exotic locations and hidden portals. A journey that provides you with instant access to the secret wisdom of the ages...A journey that immerses you in incredible, breathtaking beauty...A journey that places you, the student of discovery, at the feet of the most brilliant minds from every imaginable field of expertise. Can you picture it? Now imagine being able to gain access to that limitless wisdom...boundless beauty...and inexhaustible knowledge...FOR FREE! And better still, what if you were given complete, undeniable permission to personally develop those treasures into any money-making opportunity you can imagine. No questions asked! No limitations! Talk about unlimited income potential! What would an opportunity of THAT magnitude be worth to you? Thousands of dollars? Tens of thousands? PRICELESS? Just think of it...right now: .You have your pick from over 85 million books, many written by the greatest authors to have ever walked the earth. .You have full rights to a private collection of art produced by the world's finest artists, illustrators and photographers. .You have the keys to a movie vault containing thousands of classics you know and love-all at your fingertips-from vintage movies to cartoons and documentaries. .You have unhindered access to the millions of reports, books, videos and images produced by our government every year at a cost of millions. All of it is waiting-hidden-like buried treasure...waiting to be discovered by someone with eyes to see the possibilities...the potential. This treasure is waiting for someone like YOU! Granted, you will need thecourage to believe that anything is possible. You will need a map that shows you where to look. And you will need an expert to train you how to see the hidden gems. Are you ready for X-ray vision? What I am describing is not some far-flung fantasy or pie-in-the-sky pipe dream. It is not a get-rich-quick back alley scam or even a high-level, complex secret reserved for geniuses and gurus. NO! What I am describing is the mostly undiscovered world of Public Domain. It is a world of hidden riches and forgotten secrets that would make the best tomb raiders and treasure hunters salivate with excitement. And your key to it all is "The Public Domain Code Book"! About the Author Tony Laidig is a researcher, a graphic artist, a photographer, a teacher, a publisher and a treasure hunter. He has worked in the Printing and Publishing industries for over 25 years-with the past 14 years spent working specifically as a graphic designer for the Publishing Industry. With over 500 book covers to his credit, Tony is now turning his design talents toward creating his own information products. The Public Domain Code Book is his first major project. Tony and his wife, Deborah, also serve as Directors of Healing the Land, a non-profit organization that addresses Native American issues through education, cultural presentations and publishing. Tony and Deborah's teenage daughters, Ashlea and Courtney, are also actively involved in all aspects of Healing the Land as well. The Laidig family resides in South-Central Pennsylvania.
History

To Exercise Our Talents

Author: Christopher Hilliard

Publisher: Harvard University Press

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Category: History

Page: 401

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In twentieth-century Britain the literary landscape underwent a fundamental change. Aspiring authors--traditionally drawn from privileged social backgrounds--now included factory workers writing amid chaotic home lives and married women joining writers' clubs in search of creative outlets. In this brilliantly conceived book, Christopher Hilliard reveals the extraordinary history of "ordinary" voices. In capturing the creative lives of ordinary people--would-be fiction-writers and poets who until now have left scarcely a mark on written history--Hilliard sensitively reconstructs the literary culture of a democratic age.
Attention

Pelmanism

Author: Pelman institute of America

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Category: Attention

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American Civil Liberties Union archives

American Civil Liberties Union Archives

Author: Ben Primer

Publisher: Scholarly Resources Incorporated

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Category: American Civil Liberties Union archives

Page: 224

View: 883

Consists of clippings and correspondence, with some printed pamphlets published by outside organizations, collected by the American Civil Liberties Union, and later arranged in scrapbooks by date and subject. The date of any particular subject group may overlap that of other subject groups so that the main numerical arrangement of the volumes is not strictly chronological.
Attention

Pelmanism

Author: Pelman institute of America

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Category: Attention

Page: 60

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This Is A New Release Of The Original 1919 Edition.
History, Modern

Time

Author: Briton Hadden

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Category: History, Modern

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Reels for 1973- include Time index, 1973-

New Outlook

Author: Alfred Emanuel Smith

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Self-Help

Mind and Memory

Author: Pelman Institute of America

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

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Category: Self-Help

Page:

View: 179

YOU have a brain capable of wonderful things. In its organization it is the great marvel of life. Composed of millions of units, it is so con- structed that each unit plays its definite part in the work of the whole. In fineness of operation and delicacy of construction any piece of ma- chinery as compared to it is crude beyond de- scription.
English wit and humor

Punch

Author: Mark Lemon

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Category: English wit and humor

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