Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey

Titre : Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey
Auteur : Marcus Garvey
Éditeur : Ravenio Books
ISBN-13 :
Libération : 2015-11-23

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Dedicated to the true and loyal members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association in the cause of African redemption. This volume is compiled from the speeches and articles delivered and written by Marcus Garvey from time to time. My purpose for compiling same primarily, was not for publication, but rather to keep as a personal record of the opinions and sayings of my husband during his career as the leader of that portion of the human family known as the Negro race. However, on second thought, I decided to publish this volume in order to give to the public an opportunity of studying and forming an opinion of him; not from inflated and misleading newspaper and magazine articles, but from expressions of thoughts enunciated by him in defense of his oppressed and struggling race; so that by his own words he may be judged, and Negroes the world over may be informed and inspired, for truth, brought to light, forces conviction, and a state of conviction inspires action. The history of contact between the white and Black races for the last three hundred years or more, records only a series of pillages, wholesale murders, atrocious brutalities, industrial exploitation, disfranchisement of the one on the other; the strong against the weak; but the sun of evolution is gradually rising, shedding its light between the clouds of misery and oppression, and quickening and animating to racial consciousness and eventual national independence Black men and women the world over. It is human, therefore, that few of us within the Negro race can comprehend this transcendent period. We all suffer in a more or less degree; we all feel this awakened spirit of true manhood and womanhood; but it is given to few the vision of leadership; it is an inspiration; it is a quality born in man. Therefore in the course of leadership it is natural that one should meet opposition because of ignorance, lack of knowledge and sympathy of the opposition in understanding fully the spirit of leadership. With the dawn of this new era, which precedes the day of national independence for Negroes, it is well for all members of the race to understand their leadership; know what its essentials, its principles are, and help it to attain its goal and liberate a race in the truest sense of the word. In Chapter 1 of this volume I have endeavored to place before my reader’s gems of expression convincing in their truths. Chapter 2 deals with definitions and expositions of various interesting themes. Chapters 3 and 4 contain a collection of brief essays on subjects affecting world conditions generally and Negroes in particular. In Chapter 5 I have reproduced what I consider two of the best speeches of my husband. It is my sincere hope and desire that this small volume will help to disseminate among the members of my race everywhere the true knowledge of their past history, the struggles and strivings of the present leadership, and the glorious future of national independence in a free and redeemed Africa, achieved through organized purpose and organized action. Amy Jacques-Garvey New York City February, 23, 1923

Discovering Literature Anglais 1e et Tle S rie L

Titre : Discovering Literature Anglais 1e et Tle S rie L
Auteur : Françoise Grellet
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 2091739790
Libération : 2012

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Un manuel double niveau (premières et terminales) spécialement conçu pour le nouvel enseignement de littérature en langue étrangère obligatoire en série L dès la classe de 1res. Pour l'élève : Une introduction à la littérature des pays anglophones en quatre parties richement illustrées : Landmarks, des repères sur les grandes périodes de [histoire littéraire de la Grande-Bretagne, des Etats-Unis et des principaux pays du Commonwealth ; Literary traits, neuf dossiers présentant des genres ou des thèmes typiquement anglo-saxons avec de nombreux extraits d'oeuvres représentatifs ; Tools, des activités pour découvrir ou réviser un vocabulaire critique en anglais ; Tasks, des activités pour mettre en place une démarche actionnelle sur tout type d'extraits littéraires. Nouveau dans l'édition 2012 : Un index des documents classés par thématique du programme pour faciliter la préparation de l'épreuve orale. Un exemple de dossier BAC. Des suggestions d'oeuvres complètes pour chaque thématique du programme. Ces nouvelles pages sont également disponibles en ligne. Pour le professeur : Les corrigés des activités et des pistes d'exploitation disponibles gratuitement sur le site de la méthode. Nouveau dans l'édition 2012 et disponible en ligne Des pistes pour préparer à la nouvelle épreuve orale.

Recommender Systems

Titre : Recommender Systems
Auteur : Dietmar Jannach
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781139492591
Libération : 2010-09-30

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In this age of information overload, people use a variety of strategies to make choices about what to buy, how to spend their leisure time, and even whom to date. Recommender systems automate some of these strategies with the goal of providing affordable, personal, and high-quality recommendations. This book offers an overview of approaches to developing state-of-the-art recommender systems. The authors present current algorithmic approaches for generating personalized buying proposals, such as collaborative and content-based filtering, as well as more interactive and knowledge-based approaches. They also discuss how to measure the effectiveness of recommender systems and illustrate the methods with practical case studies. The final chapters cover emerging topics such as recommender systems in the social web and consumer buying behavior theory. Suitable for computer science researchers and students interested in getting an overview of the field, this book will also be useful for professionals looking for the right technology to build real-world recommender systems.

Philosophy and the Analysis of Music

Titre : Philosophy and the Analysis of Music
Auteur : Lawrence Ferrara
Éditeur : Praeger Pub Text
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105042657473
Libération : 1991-01-01

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A musical experience is marked by the synthesis of passion and rationality, emotion and understanding, and body and mind. Ferrara demonstrates that each method of musical analysis confines musical significance to a single level. He devises an "eclectic method" that provides bridges for musical sound, form, and reference. In response to the multiplicity of levels of musical significance Ferrara's eclectic method draws upon a wide-ranging number of conventional and nonconventional approaches to musical analysis which results in a dialectic of methods.

The Encounter

Titre : The Encounter
Auteur : Petru Popescu
Éditeur : Pushkin Press
ISBN-13 : 9781782272526
Libération : 2015-02-04

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The incredible true story of a journey to the heart of the Amazon, published alongside Complicite's critically acclaimed stage production 'The Encounter' 1969: Loren McIntyre makes contact with the elusive Mayoruna 'cat people' of the Amazon's Javari Valley. He follows them - into the wild depths of the rainforest. When he realises he is lost, it is already too late. Stranded and helpless, McIntyre must adjust to an alien way of life. Gradually, he finds his perception of the world beginning to change, and a strange relationship starts to develop with the Mayoruna chief - is McIntyre really able to communicate with the headman in a way that goes beyond words, beyond language? Petru Popescu's gripping account of McIntyre's adventures with the Mayoruna tribe, and his quest to find the source of the Amazon, is reissued here to coincide with Complicite's acclaimed new stage production,The Encounter, inspired by McIntyre's incredible story. Pushkin Press are reissuingThe Encounter: Amazon Beaming, with a new foreword by Simon McBurney and cover designed by David Pearson, to accompany McBurney's and Complicite's dazzling, highly acclaimed stage production inspired by the book. Born in Bucharest in 1944, Petru Popescu is a Romanian-American writer, director and film producer. He studied English language and literature at Bucharest Univerity, before defecting to the United States from Communist Romania in 1975, after which his books were banned in his home country.

Destroyer of Naivetes

Titre : Destroyer of Naivetes
Auteur : Joseph Nechvatal
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0692573127
Libération : 2015-11-07

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Joseph Nechvatal's epic passion poem, Destroyer of Naivetes, takes up a position of excess from within a society that believes that the less you conceal, the stranger you become. We live and love in a culture where surveillance/intrusion is tied to our drive for self-revealing everything (an anti-private-life culture of curiosity, egotism, solitude, fear, voyeurism, exhibitionism and resentment - where the feeling is that nothing could or should remain unknown to us). The sex farce poetic overindulgence of Destroyer of Naivetes takes inspiration from the books of Jean Genet, Marcel Duchamp's The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even, drawings by Hans Bellmer, film/performances of Bradley Eros, and the erotic scribblings of Giacomo Casanova, Georges Bataille, Petronius, Vladimir Nabokov, Marquis de Sade, Yukio Mishima, Ovid, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Kathy Acker and I Am a Beautiful Monster by Francis Picabia.