Автор: Sagan Carl Название: Cosmos ISBN: 0345539435 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345539434 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 13310 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX
Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space. Featuring a new Introduction by Sagan's collaborator, Ann Druyan, full color illustrations, and a new Foreword by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos retraces the fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution that have transformed matter into consciousness, exploring such topics as the origin of life, the human brain, Egyptian hieroglyphics, spacecraft missions, the death of the Sun, the evolution of galaxies, and the forces and individuals who helped to shape modern science.
Praise for Cosmos
. . With a lyrical literary style, and a range that touches almost all aspects of human knowledge, Cosmos often seems too good to be true.'The Plain Dealer
';Sagan is an astronomer with one eye on the stars, another on history, and a thirdhis mind'son the human condition.'Newsday
';Brilliant in its scope and provocative in its suggestions .
. . shimmers with a sense of wonder.'The Miami Herald
';Sagan dazzles the mind with the miracle of our survival, framed by the stately galaxies of space.'Cosmopolitan
. . iridescent .
. . imaginatively illustrated.'The New York Times Book Review
Автор: Francoise Sagan Название: Bonjour Tristesse ISBN: 0241951569 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780241951569 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 10380 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: The French Riviera: home to the Beautiful People. And none are more beautiful than Cecile, a precocious seventeen-year-old, and her father Raymond, a vivacious libertine. Charming, decadent and irresponsible, the golden-skinned duo are dedicated to a life of free love, fast cars and hedonistic pleasures.
Автор: Sagan Francoise Название: Bonjour Tristesse ISBN: 0061440795 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780061440793 Издательство: HarperCollins USA Цена: 13540 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: A sensational 1954 novel that has become a contemporary classic - now in a P.S. edition, with the Diane Johnson introduction
Автор: Doriel Hall Francoise Barbira Freedman & Название: Step-by-Step Yoga for Conception, Pregnancy, Birth and Beyon ISBN: 0754828492 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780754828495 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 24300 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Yoga is the perfect exercise for pregnant and post-birth mothers. It is a gentle and safe means of keeping the body toned and supple, of alleviating aches and pains, and helping to maintain energy levels. Suitable for beginners to yoga, or those who are already experienced, this book offers help in every stage of pregnancy and early motherhood.
Автор: Dussart Francoise, Poirier Sylvie Название: Entangled Territorialities: Negotiating Indigenous Lands in Australia and Canada ISBN: 1487521596 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781487521592 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 40520 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: Entangled Territorialities offers vivid ethnographic examples of how Indigenous lands in Australia and Canada are tangled with governments, industries, and mainstream society.
Автор: Davoine, Francoise Название: History Beyond Trauma ISBN: 1590511115 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781590511114 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 27720 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: In the course of nearly thirty years of work with patients in psychiatric hospitals and private practice, Francoise Davoine and Jean-Max Gaudilliere have uncovered the ways in which transference and countertransference are affected by the experience of social catastrophe. Handed down from one generation to the next, the unspoken horrors of war, betrayal, dissociation, and disaster in the families of patient and analyst alike are not only revived in the therapeutic relationship but, when understood, actually provide the keys to the healing process. The authors present vivid examples of clinical work with severely traumatized patients, reaching inward to their own intimate family histories as shaped by the Second World War and outward toward an exceptionally broad range of cultural references to literature, philosophy, political theory, and anthropology. Using examples from medieval carnivals and Japanese No theater, to Wittgenstein and Hannah Arendt, to Sioux rituals in North Dakota, they reveal the ways in which psychological damage is done--and undone. With a special focus on the relationship between psychoanalysis and the neurosciences, Davoine and Gaudilliere show how the patient-analyst relationship opens pathways of investigation into the nature of madness, whether on the scale of History--world wars, Vietnam--or on the scale of Story--the silencing of horror within an individual family. In order to show how the therapeutic approach to trauma was developed on the basis of war psychiatry, the authors ground their clinical theory in the work of Thomas Salmon, an American doctor from the time of the First World War. In their case studies, they illustrate how three of the four Salmon principles--proximity, immediacy, and expectancy--affect the handling of the transference-countertransference relationship. The fourth principle, simplicity, shapes the style in which the authors address their readers--that is, with the same clarity and directness with which they speak to their patients.
Francoise d'Aubigne, marquise de Maintenon and secret wife of the Sun King, Louis XIV, was born in a bleak French prison in 1635, her father a condemned traitor and murderer, her mother the warden's seduced daughter. A timely pardon and a hopeful Caribbean colonial venture failed to mend the family's fortunes, and Francoise was reduced to begging in the streets. Yet, armed with beauty, intellect, and shrewd judgment, she was to make her way to the center of power at Versailles, the most opulent and ambitious court in all Europe.
At fifteen, she was married off to the forty-two-year-old satirical poet Paul Scarron, a former roue now grievously deformed by rheumatism--"a sort of human Z," as he described himself. Despite his ailments, Scarron presided over the liveliest and most scandalous literary salon in Paris, and Francoise quickly became its most prized ornament.
After Scarron's death, she enjoyed a merry widowhood in the fashionable Marais district, in the company of the courtesan Ninon de Lenclos and the King's splendid mistress, Athenais de Montespan, who made the young widow governess to her brood of illegitimate children. The appointment transformed Francoise's life, but was fatal to the temperamental Athenais herself, with the King soon turning his attentions to the graceful governess. Francoise was raised to the nobility as Madame de Maintenon--and, unofficially, "Madame de Maintenant," the lady of the moment.The acclaimed biographer Veronica Buckley traces the extraordinary story of Francoise's progress from pauper child to "salonniere "to the compromised position of Louis's secret wife and uncrowned Queen. An absolute ruler, Louis turned away his many other mistresses to live with Francoise only, trusting her as his closest confidante and remaining in love with her for forty years. Sparkling with the irresistible wit of contemporary chroniclers such as Madame de Sevigne, this exactingly researched biography is a pinnacle of the form. In vibrant colors, "The Secret Wife of Louis XIV "paints a portrait of Europe in an age of violent change, and the Sun King's France in the process of becoming its modern self.
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