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Being Modern in China: A Western Cultural Analysis of Modernity, Tradition and Schooling in China Today

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Being Modern in China: A Western Cultural Analysis of Modernity, Tradition and Schooling in China Today

Being Modern in China: A Western Cultural Analysis of Modernity, Tradition and Schooling in China Today by Paul Willis
English | November 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1509538313, 1509538305 | 240 pages | EPUB | 0.36 MB

This book analyses modernity and tradition in China today and how they combine in striking ways in the Chinese school. Paul Willis – the leading ethnographer and author of Learning to Labour – shows how China has undergone an internal migration not only of masses of workers but also of a mental and ideological kind to a new cultural landscape of meaning characterized by the worship of the glorified city, devotion to consumerism and fixation with the smartphone and the internet.

Ultimate Vacation: The Definitive Guide to Living Well Today and Retiring Well Tomorrow

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Ultimate Vacation: The Definitive Guide to Living Well Today and Retiring Well Tomorrow

Ultimate Vacation: The Definitive Guide to Living Well Today and Retiring Well Tomorrow by Randy Carver
English | December 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 1544506481 | 256 pages | EPUB | 3.44 MB

Do you believe you can live well today and still prepare for the retirement you envision? Sadly, many people don't believe this is possible. The idea of retirement planning is so overwhelming that they put it off or take a misguided approach based on investments, not their personal vision and dreams. It doesn't have to be this way. You can enjoy today and retire to the life of your dreams using an innovative process that, up until now, only a select few had access to.

Living in a World that Can't Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today

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Living in a World that Can't Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today

Living in a World that Can't Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today by Curtis White
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1612198082 | 160 pages | EPUB | 0.95 MB

"This is a book about counterculture, and that's a problem . . . "

Napoleon Hill's Timeless Thoughts for Today

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Napoleon Hill's Timeless Thoughts for Today

Napoleon Hill's Timeless Thoughts for Today by Napoleon Hill, Judith Williamson
English | February 23rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1722501111 | 207 pages | EPUB | 0.64 MB

Napoleon Hill's Timeless Thoughts for Today pairs Hill's philosophy with actions that will move you toward success.

Heathrow Airport: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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Heathrow Airport: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Heathrow Airport: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Alan Gallop
English | June 30th, 2019 | ISBN: 1526759187 | 208 pages | EPUB | 34.26 MB

Love it or loathe it, Heathrow is the United Kingdom’s largest and most important airport by a distance. It currently serves over 190 routes to more than 80 countries. Over £100 billion of imports and exports are handled every year, making it the UK’s primary port by value.

The Berlin Wall Today: Remnants, Ruins, Remembrances

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The Berlin Wall Today: Remnants, Ruins, Remembrances

The Berlin Wall Today: Remnants, Ruins, Remembrances by
English | September 1st, 2015 | ISBN: 1935902105 | 102 pages | EPUB | 21.68 MB

A tour of the last traces and fading memories of the Berlin Wall, this book takes the reader to memorials, parks, backyards, train tracks, factories, churches, and Prussian cemeteries. There are stories of struggle, desperation, survival, rebirth, and a history that shaped the post-war world. Also depicted are the people of Berlin as they are reclaiming and memorializing the ground where the Wall once stood: Mauer Park, where young people from all over world gather to party; a guard tower that is now the Museum of Forbidden Art; the Topography of Terror Museum, which includes the former Gestapo headquarters; and landmarks such as the Reichstag, the East Side Gallery, and Checkpoint Charlie.

A Day Like Today: Memoirs

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A Day Like Today: Memoirs

A Day Like Today: Memoirs by John Humphrys
English | October 3rd, 2019 | ISBN: 0007415575, 0007415591 | 395 pages | EPUB | 37.84 MB

For more than three decades, millions of Britons have woken to the sound of John Humphrys' voice. As presenter of Radio 4's Today, the nation's most popular news programme, he is famed for his tough interviewing, his deep misgivings about authority in its many forms and his passionatecommitment to a variety of causes. A Day Like Today charts John's journey from the poverty of his post-war childhood in Cardiff, leaving school at fifteen, to the summits of broadcasting.

The Intention Imperative: 3 Essential Changes That Will Make You a Successful Leader Today

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The Intention Imperative: 3 Essential Changes That Will Make You a Successful Leader Today

The Intention Imperative: 3 Essential Changes That Will Make You a Successful Leader Today by Mark Sanborn
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 0718093151 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.15 MB

Today's leaders often lack clarity and therefore the ability to execute, leaving their organizations mired in the status quo. Renowned leadership expert Mark Sanborn demystifies the essential elements of great leadership and provides a formula for leaders to achieve breakthrough success.

I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By

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I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By

I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By by Hoda Kotb
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 0735217416 | 384 pages | EPUB | 1.14 MB

From New York Times bestselling author and beloved Today show co-host Hoda Kotb comes an inspiring collection of quotes—drawn from her own personal favorites featured on her 1 million+ Instagram account—that offer wisdom, courage, and hope.

Modernist Estates — Europe: The buildings and the people who live in them today

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Modernist Estates — Europe: The buildings and the people who live in them today

Modernist Estates — Europe: The buildings and the people who live in them today by Stefi Orazi
English | February 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 0711239088 | 192 pages | EPUB | 19.61 MB

From the pre-war Viennese Werkbund Estate (designed by the likes of Gerrit Rietveld and Adolf Loos), the post-war Swiss Siedlung Halen (by Atelier 5) to more recent builds such as the Medina Complex in Eindhoven (Neave Brown), Modernist Estates: Europe showcases 15 housing schemes through archival and contemporary photography, alongside a series of interviews with current residents. This beautifully designed book takes an inside look at how these estates are inhabited today and examines the differences and similarities between estates across Europe.