By Brian Lavery
A charming story spanning 5,000 years of the oceans' heritage, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the tales of the amazing people who sailed seas, for exchange, to beat new lands, to discover the unknown.
From the early Polynesians to the 1st circumnavigations through the Portuguese and the British, those are awe-inspiring stories of epic sea voyages related to nice feats of seamanship, navigation, persistence, and ingenuity. discover the lives and maritime adventures, many with first-person narratives of land seekers and globe charters resembling Christopher Columbus, Captain James cook dinner, and Vitus Bering.
By A. C. (1896-1977) Bhaktivedanta Swami
The Bhagavad Gita, sometimes called easily the Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that's a part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 25 - forty two of the sixth publication of Mahabharata).
The Gita is decided in a story framework of a discussion among Pandava prince Arjuna and his advisor and charioteer Lord Krishna.
Facing the obligation as a warrior to struggle the Dharma Yudhha or righteous conflict among Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is counselled by way of Lord Krishna to "fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) responsibility as a warrior and identify Dharma."
Inserted during this attract kshatriya dharma (chivalry) is "a discussion ... among diverging attitudes referring to equipment towards the attainment of liberation (moksha)".
The Bhagavad Gita was once uncovered to the area via Sanjaya, who senses and cognises the entire occasions of the battlefield. Sanjaya is Dhritarashtra's consultant and in addition his charioteer.
The Bhagavad Gita offers a synthesis of the concept that of Dharma, theistic bhakti, the yogic beliefs of moksha via jnana, bhakti, karma, and Raja Yoga (spoken of within the sixth bankruptcy) and Samkhya philosophy.
By Richard Hodder-Williams
By James Edward Tuit
This ebook used to be initially released sooner than 1923, and represents a replica of an incredible historic paintings, conserving a similar layout because the unique paintings. whereas a few publishers have opted to observe OCR (optical personality popularity) know-how to the method, we think this results in sub-optimal effects (frequent typographical blunders, unusual characters and complicated formatting) and doesn't accurately safeguard the old personality of the unique artifact. We think this paintings is culturally vital in its unique archival shape. whereas we try to correctly fresh and digitally increase the unique paintings, there are sometimes circumstances the place imperfections corresponding to blurred or lacking pages, negative photos or errant marks could have been brought as a result of both the standard of the unique paintings or the scanning strategy itself. regardless of those occasional imperfections, we've got introduced it again into print as a part of our ongoing international publication maintenance dedication, offering buyers with entry to the very best ancient reprints. We have fun with your figuring out of those occasional imperfections, and clearly desire you take pleasure in seeing the publication in a structure as shut as attainable to that meant by way of the unique writer.
By Albrecht Berger, Sergei Mariev, Günter Prinzing, Alexander Riehle
This quantity bargains a chain of essays at the political and reasonably-priced heritage, old topography, palaeography, literature (historiography, epistolography) and philosophy of the overdue Byzantine interval among 1204 and 1461.
By Michael Borgolte
We predict of immigration as prototypical of our globalizing global, yet migratory circulate has lengthy characterised human heritage. For the 1st time, this research seeks to envision the migrations that happened in the course of the medieval millennium. the amount turns into an critical reference paintings for all who're drawn to the center a long time from the point of view of the area at huge.
By Holly A. Laird
The ranks of English ladies writers rose steeply within the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, contributing to the era’s innovative social hobbies in addition to to reworking literary genres in prose and poetry. The phenomena of ‘the new’ — ‘New Women’, ‘New Unionism’, ‘New Imperialism’, ‘New Ethics’, ‘New Critics’, ‘New Journalism’, ‘New guy’ — are this moment’s touchstones. This e-book tracks the period's new social phenomena and unfolds its distinctively sleek modes of writing. It presents specialist introductions amid new insights into women’s writing through the uk and around the world.
By Egon Boshof
Egon Boshof geht in seiner three. Auflage auf den kulturwissenschaftlichen Paradigmenwechsel in der mediävistischen Forschung ein, der das Bild der Ottonenzeit in den letzten beiden Jahrzehnten inhaltlich wie methodisch erheblich verändert hat. Die Literatur ist auf den neuesten Stand gebracht und ausführlich diskutiert.