Download E-books The Modern Scholar: God Wills It!: Understanding the Crusades PDF

By Thomas F. Madden, Recorded Books

As past due as 1518, plans have been laid via Pope Leo X and the monarchs of Europe to put aside their inner quarrels and once again embark on a holy campaign to wrest the center East from the Ottoman Turks. discovering accord or even enthusiasm for the firm, all was once heading in the right direction for a multiyear army crusade to push east from North Africa via Egypt and south throughout the Balkans to squeeze the Turks in a pincer flow and eventually oust the Muslims from the Holy Land. the nice plan, even though, died whilst Europe used to be back plunged into inner strife with the demise of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I, who have been a pacesetter for the crusade.

For over four hundred years, crusaders ("those signed via the cross"), out of Christian zeal, a declared love for his or her fellow guy, and, in lots of situations, an easy hope for fortune, glory, and heavenly gift, marched to the Holy Land to conflict either a true and perceived risk to their lifestyle and their spiritual ideals. the tale of the numerous crusades are packed with an unremitting ardour to maintain or go back the house of Christianity to Christians. it's also choked with demise, destruction, disease, greed, avarice, and self-interest on both sides. a lot of what happened throughout the Crusades has come right down to us this day within the type of persevered suspicion between spiritual ideologies - not just among Christians and Muslims, but additionally internally between Christian sects and, to some extent, between Muslim sects. there's definitely a lot to benefit approximately our personal historical past from a greater figuring out of the Crusades and what led such a lot of to crusade.

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Download E-books Orphan's Alliance: Jason Wander, Book 4 PDF

Humans were chanced on at the Outworlds. And the military makes a decision to ship emissaries. Emissaries like Jason Wander.

As intraplanetary conflicts rage round him and the private stakes get ever greater, Jason unearths that enjoying planet-hopping baby-kisser might be more durable than commanding armies.

When united mankind squares off to conflict the Slugs for a helpful interstellar crossroad, Jason will become aware of that the main harmful enemy could be the one he least expects.

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Download E-books The Million Dollar Mindset: How to Harness Your Internal Force to Live the Lifestyle You Deserve PDF

By James Arthur Ray, James Ray International

The learn is either definitive and sobering: wealthy those who win the lottery remain wealthy. that is their general kingdom. center category those that win the lottery quickly prove again within the center category, simply because that is their general country. And regrettably, people who find themselves broke and win the lottery speedy go back to being broke - simply because, back, that is their general state.

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Download E-books Nachtschrei PDF

By Jeffery Deaver, Michael Hansonis, Deutschland Random House Audio

In einer Polizeistation geht ein Notruf aus einem einsam gelegenen Ferienhaus ein. Polizistin McKenzie geht der Angelegenheit nach und gelangt an den Tatort eines grausamen Doppelmordes. Zu spät bemerkt sie, dass außer der verängstigten Zeugin auch die Täter noch vor Ort sind. So beginnt für die beiden Frauen eine Jagd durch die Nacht, die sie nur gemeinsam überleben können...

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Download E-books Der Aurora Effekt PDF

Ein Luxus-Kreuzfahrtschiff setzt im arktischen Polarmeer einen höchst seltsamen Notruf ab. Die Besatzung eines deutschen Forschungsschiffs eilt herbei und findet an Bord ein grausames Massaker vor. Kurz darauf sind beide Schiffe spurlos verschwunden. Mark wintry weather und die DLR-Pressesprecherin Angelique Brockhaus recherchieren - und stoßen schon bald auf eine mysteriöse Spur, die nach Alaska führt. Dort existiert das so genannte HAARP-Projekt. Doch hinter dieser Anlage steckt weit mehr als nur ein rein wissenschaftliches test. Ehe sie sich versehen, schweben die beiden in akuter Lebensgefahr, bedroht von einem mächtigen Gegner, der zu seinem eigentlichen Schlag noch gar nicht ausgeholt hat.

Der packende Enthüllungsthriller, fesselnd gelesen von Dirk Hardegen. Dieser Roman ist weit mehr als nur Fiktion, die HAARP-Technologie existiert und wird seit Jahren in den united states betrieben.

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Download E-books Die Olchis und die Teufelshöhle PDF

By Erhard Dietl, Rainer Schmitt, Robert Missler, Eva Michaelis, Oetinger Media

Hier hilft nur Olchi-Spürsinn! Müllanschläge und mehr: ein Olchi-Krimi. Die Olchis haben eine neue Freundin: Vicky. Gemeinsam mit ihr entdecken sie unter dem Schmuddelfinger Schloss der Gräfin Kreszentia von Wurm und Bakschisch ein geheimes Höhlenlabyrinth. Die Olchis sind schrecklich neugierig, aber da überschlagen sich die Ereignisse: Auf den Schlossgarten werden Müllanschläge verübt und ein Unbekannter entführt den Pudel der Gräfin. Ob es eine Verbindung zu dem Grundstück gibt, das die Gräfin verkaufen will? Und welche Rolle spielt das geheimnisvolle Labyrinth? Hörspiel mit den bliebten Olchi-Sprechern.

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Download E-books The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained PDF

By The Great Courses, Professor Michael E. Wysession, The Great Courses

Energy is, indubitably, the very starting place of the universe. it is the engine that powers existence and fuels the evolution of human civilization.

To larger placed into viewpoint a number of the matters surrounding strength within the twenty first century, you must comprehend the fundamental technological know-how in the back of how strength works. and also you want a trustworthy resource whose concentration is on supplying you with the evidence you want to shape your personal informed critiques.

In the 24 riveting lectures of The technological know-how of strength: assets and tool Explained, specialist geophysicist Professor Wysession provides an independent research into the power assets that energy our global. With transparent and easy-to-follow factors that make medical and mathematical suggestions approachable and comprehensible, this direction is a wonderful window into the internal workings of power that would preserve you continuously engaged. you are going to research a large portfolio of power resources, how those assets paintings, the engineering marvels that adapt them to human wishes, the industrial and environmental results of utilizing them, and extra. no matter what intriguing adjustments wait for us within the coming a long time (from meals construction to public transportation to commercial manufacturing), they will most likely require plenty of energy. as a result and plenty of extra, this direction imparts crucial details for any well-informed citizen of the realm - no matter if you are powering a massive urban or just turning at the mild.

The world-spanning civilizations that we've got outfitted depend on an enormous, accountable, and lasting provide of strength. the alternatives we make have profound outcomes for the way the area will proceed to enhance. Get the evidence you want to decide upon good.

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Download E-books Gut aufgestellt: Fußballstrategien für Manager PDF

By Reinhard K. Sprenger, Peter Lohmeyer, Werner Reinke, Petra Buschkämpe, Campus Verlag

Klar ist: supervisor und Fußballtrainer haben eines gemeinsam. Sie müssen ihr staff immer wieder zu Höchstleistungen anspornen. Aber nicht nur in dieser Hinsicht lässt sich vom Fußball vieles lernen. Deutschlands profiliertester Managementberater zeigt, dass die Fußballwelt perfekt dafür geeignet ist, Herausforderungen des Wirtschaftslebens zu analysieren und mögliche Lösungen prägnant und anschaulich darzustellen. Dabei gelingt ihm wieder einmal ein Buch, das zentrale Fehlentwicklungen in Unternehmen aufdeckt, gewohnt schonungslos, direkt und scharfsinnig. Ein unverzichtbares Hörbuch, nicht nur für Fußballfans!

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Download E-books Born to Run PDF

"Writing approximately your self is a humorous business.... yet in a undertaking like this, the author has made one promise: to teach the reader his brain. In those pages, i have attempted to do this." (Bruce Springsteen, from the audio of Born to Run)

In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E highway Band played on the large Bowl's halftime express. The adventure used to be so exhilarating that Bruce determined to put in writing approximately it. that is how this awesome autobiography started.

Over the prior seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately committed himself to writing the tale of his existence, bringing to this audio a similar honesty, humor, and originality present in his songs. He describes growing to be up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, hazard, and darkness that fueled his mind's eye, top up-to-the-minute he refers to as "The massive Bang": seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless force to turn into a musician, his early days as a bar-band king in Asbury Park, and the increase of the E highway Band. With disarming candor, he additionally tells for the 1st time the tale of the non-public struggles that encouraged his most sensible paintings and indicates us why the music "Born to Run" unearths greater than we formerly learned.

Born to Run could be revelatory for a person who has ever loved Bruce Springsteen, yet this e-book is way greater than a mythical rock star's memoir. it is a e-book for employees and dreamers, mom and dad and youngsters, enthusiasts and loners, artists, freaks, or somebody who has ever desired to be baptized within the holy river of rock and roll. hardly ever has a performer advised his personal tale with such strength and sweep. Like a lot of his songs ("Thunder Road", "Badlands", "Darkness at the fringe of Town", "The River", "Born within the U.S.A.", "The Rising", and "The Ghost of Tom Joad", to call only a few), Bruce Springsteen's autobiography is written with the lyricism of a novel songwriter and the knowledge of a guy who has idea deeply approximately his stories.

Author bio: Bruce Springsteen has been inducted into the Rock and Roll corridor of status, the Songwriters corridor of reputation, and the hot Jersey corridor of repute. he's the recipient of 20 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, and the Kennedy middle Honors. He lives in New Jersey along with his family members.

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Download E-books Spieltage: Die etwas andere Geschichte der Bundesliga PDF

By Ronald Reng, Christian Ulmen, tacheles! / Roof Music

Ein Hörbuch wie ein unwiderstehliches Dribbling: Als Spieler, coach, Sportdirektor und Talentejäger ist Heinz Höher einer der ganz wenigen, die in 50 Jahren Bundesliga immer dabei waren. Mit ihm brechen wir 1963 in eine Liga auf, in der die Zigarren der Präsidenten zur Halbzeit in der Kabine qualmten. Er hat Ronald Reng von der Schönheit und den Gaunereien des Fußballs erzählt, vom Leben der Spielerfrauen, von Vereinsfürsten und Trainerlegenden. Und auch davon, wie aus der biederen Liga das hochprofessionelle Unternehmen Bundesliga wurde. Bestsellerautor Ronald Reng ist eine famose Kulturgeschichte über die Deutschen und ihr schönstes Spiel gelungen.

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