|Author||: Susan Cain|
|Publisher||: Broadway Books|
|Release Date||: 2013|
|ISBN 10||: 0307352153|
|Pages||: 352 pages|
|Rating||: 4/5 from 3459 reviews|
Demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples of how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations.
by Susan Cain
Demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples of how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations.GET BOOK!
by Anne Chislett
"Jacob (Yock) Bauman, a young member of an Amish community near Kitchener, Ontario, chafes at the strict (and, he believes, outmoded) beliefs of his elders, particularly those of his father, Christy. World War I is raging in Europe, and most of Canada's young men have gone off to fight with the British forces, but the Amish, because of their pacifist convictions, have refused to join the war effort. By deciding to enlist, Yock alienates himself not only from family andGET BOOK!
by Marrijane Hayes,Joseph Hayes
Farce Marrijane Hayes and Joseph Hayes Characters: 8 male, 10 female Interior Set James Clark plans to spend a peaceful summer concentrating on getting elected president of his country club, a first step toward becoming District Attorney in the fall. Uncle Jimmie's plans go astray when Pamela, 17, and Sonny, 15, arrive. He wins his election with inventive help from the kids, but they also all but wreck James' romance and turn the house upside down.GET BOOK!
by Chris Landsberg
A leading analyst of South Africa's national and foreign policy chronicles the complexities of the transition from apartheid to democracy and South Africa's current approach to diplomacy in Africa and further afield.GET BOOK!
by Michael Gauvreau
The Catholic Origins of Quebec's Quiet Revolution challenges a versionof history central to modern Quebec's understanding of itself: that theQuiet Revolution began in the 1960s as a secular vision of state andsociety which rapidly displaced an obsolete, clericalized Catholicism.Michael Gauvreau argues that organizations such as Catholic youthmovements played a central role in formulating the Personalist Catholicideology that underlay the Quiet Revolution and that ordinaryQuebecers experienced the Quiet Revolution primarily through a seriesof transformations in the expression of their CatholicGET BOOK!
by John C. Lilly,Phillip Hansen Bailey Lilly
The Quiet Center presents the core of Dr. John Lilly’s groundbreaking isolation experiments, edited into an accessible format for a new generation to embrace the revolutionary thinking of this fascinating scientist. It is a book that distills the essence of Dr. Lilly’s philosophies—higher consciousness, the varieties of isolation experience, heightened awareness—and minimizes the scientific jargon to make his theories and examples accessible to the general reader who is searching for heightened conscious experience and serene self-awareness.GET BOOK!
by John Selby
Stopping the constant "chatter" of the mind — is it possible in today's world? People have so much to juggle, schedule, discuss, and think about, how can they slow it all down? Won't they miss out? In fact, John Selby points out that our nation's thinkaholic ways result in such detrimental effects as high stress, insomnia, anxiety attacks, and negative, self-critical attitudes. In Quiet Your Mind, he offers an easy-to-follow mind-management process to help people let go of stressful mental habitsGET BOOK!
by Alan Hoe
Major Richard J. “Dick” Meadows is renowned in military circles as a key figure in the development of the U.S. Army Special Operations. A highly decorated war veteran of the engagements in Korea and Vietnam, Meadows was instrumental in the founding of the U.S. Delta Force and hostage rescue force. Although he officially retired in 1977, Meadows could never leave the army behind, and he went undercover in the clandestine operations to free American hostages from Iran in 1980. TheGET BOOK!
by Robin Swados
Clean typescript, undated. Play premiered at the International City Theatre, Long Beach, California, Jan. 17, 1986. Off-Broadway premiere at Theatre Off Park, New York, N.Y., May 29, 1990.GET BOOK!
by Jos E. Igartua
The Other Quiet Revolution traces the under-examined cultural transformation woven through key developments in the formation of Canadian nationhood, from the 1946 Citizenship Act and the 1956 Suez crisis to the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism (1963-70) and the adoption of the federal multiculturalism policy in 1971. Jos� Igartua analyzes editorial opinion, political rhetoric, history textbooks, and public opinion polls to show how Canada's self-conception as a British country dissolved as struggles with bilingualism and biculturalism, as well as Quebec's constitutional demands,GET BOOK!
by John Franklin Copper
In mid-1987 Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo announced the end of martial law and the legalization of a political opposition. These two changes, in addition to the orderly elections held at the end of 1986, underscored the political development that has occurred in the Republic of China on Taiwan. John Copper argues that the country's economic success has obscured-and sometimes been placed in false opposition to-its political progress. Despite the many internal difficulties it faces and the external threat from mainland China,GET BOOK!