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The Holy Roman Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes]

By Brian A. Pavlac,Elizabeth S. Lott
  • ISBN Code: : 1440848564
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Pages : 832
  • Category : History
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Reference entries, overview essays, and primary source document excerpts survey the history and unveil the successes and failures of the longest-lasting European empire. • Provides a historical essay to give a concise overview of the Holy Roman Empire • Presents a timeline that highlights key events in the empire's long history • Offers topical sections of reference entries on significant topics • Features entries and a bibliography for further reading • Uses primary source documents to give readers firsthand accounts of life in the Holy Roman Empire

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Award-winning dietitian, bestselling author, and co-founder of the intuitive eating movement, Evelyn Tribole, offers an inviting and practical introduction to intuitive eating—which Parade calls the "anti-diet to end all diets." Intuitive Eating is a life-changing path to cultivating a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body. Intuitive Eating for Every Day breaks it down for you with daily guidance. This book will be your ally and solace against a world steeped in diet culture. It will illuminate and encourage your Intuitive Eating journey, with 365 practices and inspirations to help you: • Nurture the ten Principles of Intuitive Eating with 52 Weekly Intentions • Connect with your body in the here and now with Grounding practices • Cultivate gratitude for different aspects of nourishment with Meal Meditations • Identify self-trust disruptors and awaken inner knowingness • Strengthen your mental, emotional, and physical health by setting boundaries • Reflect on emotions and cravings • Practice self-compassion, body appreciation, and self-care These daily readings—read on their own or as a companion to the author's bestselling Intuitive Eating—make it easy to integrate this revolutionary program into your life. Intuitive Eating for Every Day offers constant support to help you make peace with food and reclaim and reconnect with the pleasure of eating. The perfect book for: • Anti-dieters • Fans of Intuitive Eating and The Intuitive Eating Workbook • Anyone looking for daily guidance on a happier and healthier way to eat • Wellness enthusiasts looking for healthy habits • Nutritionists and other health professionals • Mindfulness and meditation practitioners • Certified eating disorder specialists and anyone in eating disorder (ED) recovery

The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: Political Tactics

By Jeremy Bentham
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  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Book Code : 0191590754
  • Total of Pages : 308
  • Category : History
  • Members : 454
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Political Tactics, composed for the Estates General in the months just prior to the outbreak of the French Revolution, is one of Bentham's most original works. It contains the earliest and perhaps most important theoretical analysis of parliamentary procedure ever written. It was subsequently translated into many languages and has had a far-reaching influence — for instance, it provided the basis for the regulations adopted in the 1820s governing the procedures of the Buenos Aires assembly, and as recently as the early 1990s it was reprinted by the Spanish Cortes. With typical thoroughness and insight, Bentham discusses such central themes as the publicity of procedings, the rules of debate, the conduct of deputies, and the proper steps to be taken in composing, proposing, and voting on a motion. Even such relatively minor points as the size of the assembly-room and the costume of the deputies are not overlooked. All along Bentham illustrates his points by reference to the actual practice of both the British Houses of Parliament and the French provincial assemblies.

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 4: The Age of Romanticism - Third Edition

By Joseph Black,Leonard Conolly,Kate Flint,Isobel Grundy,Don LePan,Roy Liuzza,Jerome J. McGann,Anne Lake Prescott,Barry V. Qualls,Claire Waters
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  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Book Code : 1770485821
  • Total of Pages : 1100
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Members : 680
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In all six of its volumes The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light. Fully grounded in sound literary and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of the worldwide connections of British literature, and it pays attention throughout to matters such as race, gender, class, and sexual orientation. The full anthology comprises six bound volumes, together with an extensive website component; the latter is accessible by using the passcode obtained with the purchase of one or more of the bound volumes. A two-volume Concise Edition and a one-volume Compact Edition are also available.

Ayurveda For Modern Life

By Eminé Kali Rushton
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  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Book Code : 1786783096
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 405
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Authentic yet easy-to-follow, this is the most accessible, effective and simple guide available to using the complex ancient wisdom of Ayurveda in a modern lifestyle "Brings Ayurveda, and all of its healing power, into the 21st century" Ravinder Bhogal, writer, chef & TV presenter Health journalist and sceptic Eminé Rushton was converted to an Ayurvedic approach during pregnancy, when she discovered how eating and living according to the ancient Indian principles of Ayurveda rebalances the body for the better. Ayurveda teaches that we each have a dosha - a basic body type that defines our personality and physical wellbeing, from the foods we crave to those that spark intolerances and increase weight gain. This book decodes this 5,000-year-old science of wellbeing specifically for busy, modern lives. It shows just how simple and practical a body-balancing seasonal lifestyle can be, helping you beat stress, lose excess weight and feel energized and positive every day. Ayurveda for Modern Life guides your through the process of determining your dosha type, and teaches how to eat for your own dosha and make your body feel light, vital, energized and well again. It offers a simple 3-day nutrition plan, as well as 20 delicious, seasonal recipes that can be made using ordinary supermarket ingredients. This ultimate guide to living the Ayurveda way also includes expert advice from leading nutritional therapist Eve Kalinik, TCM practitioner Annee de Mamiel and the founder of The Organic Pharmacy, Margo Marrone.

The Civil Law in Its Natural Order

By Jean Domat
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  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Book Code : 5875633123
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  • Category : History
  • Members : 485
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Simple Vegetarian Cookery

By Paul Carton
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 144748276X
  • Total of Pages : 298
  • Category : Cooking
  • Members : 623
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This is a delicious read for any vegetarian or health food enthusiast and includes much information that is still useful and practical today. Contents Include: A Wholesome Dietary the Chief Factor in Good Health, Unwholesome Foods, Wholesome Foods, Synthetic Diet, The Various Diets, Alimentary Adaptation, Hygienic and Economical Cookery, Vegetarian Recipes, and Monthly Lists of Vegetable Foods-Rational Menus. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Scandinavia in the Age of Revolution

By Michael Bregnsbo,Patrik Winton
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351902024
  • Total of Pages : 408
  • Category : History
  • Members : 246
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The 'Age of Revolution' is a term seldom used in Scandinavian historiography, despite the fact that Scandinavia was far from untouched by the late eighteenth-century revolutions in Europe and America. Scandinavia did experience its outbursts of radical thought, its assassinations and radical reforms, but these occurred within reasonably stable political structures, practices and ways of thinking. As recent research on the political cultures of the Nordic countries clearly demonstrates, the Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish experiences of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries offer a more differentiated look at what constitutes 'revolutionary' change in this period compared with other regions in Europe. They provide an alternative story of an incipient transition towards modernity, a 'Nordic model' in which radical change takes place within an apparent continuity of the established order. The long-term products of the processes of change that began in the Age of Revolution were some of the most progressive and stable political systems in the modern world. At the same time, the Scandinavian countries provide a number of instances which are directly relevant to comparisons particularly within the northwest European cultural area. Presenting the latest research on political culture in Scandinavia, this volume with twenty-seven contributions focuses on four key aspects: the crisis of monarchy; the transformation in political debate; the emerging influence of commercial interest in politics; and the shifting boundaries of political participation. Each section is preceded by an introduction that draws out the main themes of the chapters and how they contribute to the broader themes of the volume and to overall European history. Generously illustrated throughout, this book will introduce non-Scandinavian readers to developments in the Nordic countries during the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries and both complement and challenge research into the political cultures of Europe and America.