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Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D.
Chancellor Williams

Third World Press, 1992

The Destruction of Black Civilization  took Chancellor Williams sixteen years of research and field study to compile. The book, which was to serve as a reinterpretation of the history of the African race, was intended to be ""a general rebellion against the subtle message from even the most 'liberal' white authors (and their Negro disciples): 'You belong to a race of nobodies. You have no worthwhile history to point to with pride.'"" The book ...
  
  











  



  
Living Language Spanish, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio ...
Living Language

Living Language, 2011

Complete Spanish is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package.   At the core of Complete Spanish is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts.   Millions have learned with Living Language®. Now ...
  
  











  



  
A History of the World in 12 Maps
Jerry Brotton

Viking Adult, 2013

A fascinating look at twelve maps—from Ancient Greece to Google Earth—and how they changed our world In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton explores a dozen of history’s most influential maps, from stone tablet to vibrant computer screen. Starting with Ptolemy, “father of modern geography,” and ending with satellite cartography, A History of the World in 12 Maps brings maps from classical Greece, ...
  
  











  



  
elBulli 2005-2011
Ferran Adrià, Albert Adrià, ...

Phaidon Press, 2014

Nathan Myhrvold, co–author of Modernist Cuisine , says of Ferran Adriá’s elBulli 2005 – 2011 , "This record of his cuisine, techniques, and creative process is invaluable both as a book to cook from, and as one of the foundations of 21st century food." The Picasso of culinary arts, Ferran Adriá of the famed restaurant elBulli reached an unrivaled place in the food world between the years 2005 and 2011. During this intensely fertile ...
  
  











  



  
My Portugal: Recipes and Stories
George Mendes, Genevieve Ko

Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 2014

In My Portugal , George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin-starred Aldea, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwater­ing recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country. The collection balances Mendes’s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic Seared Shrimp, with his takes on classic Portuguese dishes, such as Salt, Cod, Potato, and Egg Casserole; ...
  
  











  



  
The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

HarperOne, 1993

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. The story of the treasures Santiago finds ...
  
  











  



  
Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 ...
Living Language, Dulce Marcello

Living Language, 2013

Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition  is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package.   At the core of Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition  is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts.   ...
  
  











  



  
Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Penguin Education)
Paulo Freire

Penguin Books Ltd, 1996

This text argues that the ignorance and lethargy of the poor are the direct result of the whole economic, social and political domination. The book suggests that in some countries the oppressors use the system to maintain a 'culture of silence'. Through the right kind of education, the book suggests, avoiding authoritarian teacher-pupil models and based on the actual experiences of students and on continual shared investigation, every human ...
  
  











  



  
The Day of Atonement: A Novel
David Liss

Random House, 2014

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LIBRARY JOURNAL The bestselling author of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of “atmospheric” ( The Washington Post ), “page-turning” ( The Baltimore Sun ), “tremendously smart” ( Newsweek ) historical thrillers. In The Day of Atonement , David Liss blends meticulous period detail with crackling adventure in the tale of one ...
  
  











  



  
The Action Bible

David C. Cook, 2010

Here’s the most complete picture Bible ever! And it features a captivating, up-to-date artwork style—making it the perfect Bible for today’s visually focused culture.   The Action Bible presents 215 fast-paced narratives in chronological order, making it easier to follow the Bible’s historical flow—and reinforcing the build-up to its thrilling climax.   The stories in The Action Bible communicate clearly and forcefully to ...
  
  











  



  
Blindness (Harvest Book)
Jose Saramago

Harvest Books, 1999

A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers-among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears-through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the ...
  
  











  



  
Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
Laurence Bergreen

Perennial / HarperCollins, 2004

Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World , prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbreaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed both the way explorers would henceforth navigate the oceans and ...
  
  











  



  
A Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino Portugués: Lisboa, Porto, Santiago (Camino Guides)
John Brierley

Camino Guides, 2012

Updated to include newer maps and photos and weighing less to support carefree traveling, the latest edition in these comprehensive guidebooks to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of Saint James. Overview route planners plus all 23 daily stage maps and detailed town plans help sojourners with as much advance preparation as they need. The completely ...
  
  











  



  
The Kingfisher Atlas of World History: A pictoral guide to the world's people and events, 10000BCE-present
Simon Adams

Kingfisher, 2010

This paper over board edition of Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Simon Adams combines all four volumes in the series, depicting the world and its people between 10000BCE and the present day. It covers all major human civilizations, from the ancient world to modern times, and examines the core curriculum themes of religion, exploration, colonization, industry, technology, war and diplomatic relations.
  
  











  



  
The Everything Learning Brazilian Portuguese Book: Speak, Write, and Understand Basic Portuguese in No Time
Fernanda Ferreira

Adams Media, 2007

Brazilian Portuguese made easy--and fun! The Everything Learning Brazilian Portuguese Book with CD makes Brazilian Portuguese a breeze to learn! Author Fernanda L. Ferreira, Ph.D., provides you with step-by-step instruction in vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. Learn how to: Understand Portuguese grammar Improve pronunciation Ask questions in Portuguese Have basic conversations when traveling, dining out, conducting business, and ...
  
  











  



  
The Book of Disquiet (Penguin Classics)
Fernando Pessoa

Penguin Classics, 2002

Fernando Pessoa was many writers in one. He attributed his prolific writings to a wide range of alternate selves, each of which had a distinct biography, ideology. and horoscope. When he died in 935, Pessoa left behind a trunk filled with unfinished and unpublished writings, among which were the remarkable pages that make up his posthumous masterpiece, The Book of Disquiet , an astonishing work that, in George Steiner's words, "gives to Lisbon ...
  
  











  



  
Dream Big (Sonho Grande): How the Brazilian Trio behind 3G Capital - Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles and ...
Cristiane Correa

Sextante, 2014

My friend - and now partner - Jorge Paulo and his team are among the best businessmen in the world. He is a fantastic person and his story should be an inspiration to everybody, as it is for me." - Warren Buffett In just over forty years, Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles and Beto Sicupira built the biggest empire in the history of Brazilian capitalism and launched themselves onto the world stage in an unprecedented way. Over the past five ...
  
  











  



  
Brazil: The Troubled Rise of a Global Power
Michael Reid

Yale University Press, 2014

Experts believe that Brazil, the world’s fifth largest country and its seventh largest economy, will be one of the most important global powers by the year 2030. Yet far more attention has been paid to the other rising behemoths Russia, India, and China. Often ignored and underappreciated, Brazil, according to renowned, award-winning journalist Michael Reid, has finally begun to live up to its potential, but faces important challenges before ...
  
  











  



  
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal
Inc. Dorling Kindersley

DK Travel, 2014

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal helps you get the most from your visit to this unique European country. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos, and illustrated 3-D cutaways for major sights. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best that Portugal has to offer. The guide comes packed with reviews and listings for hotels, restaurants, and bars for all ...
  
  











  



  
The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Lincoln Paine

Knopf, 2013

A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world’s waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human.  Lincoln Paine takes us back to the origins of long-distance ...
  
  











  








   



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