Download Otherworld Journeys: Accounts of Near-Death Experience in by Carol Zaleski PDF

By Carol Zaleski

ISBN-10: 0195056655

ISBN-13: 9780195056655

Dozens of books, articles, tv indicates, and flicks touching on "near-death" reports have seemed long ago decade. those who have survived an in depth brush with loss of life exhibit their remarkable visions and ecstatic emotions in the interim they died, describing trips via a tunnel to a realm of sunshine, visible experiences in their earlier deeds, encounters with a benevolent spirit, and everlasting transformation after returning to life.
Carol Zaleski's Otherworld Journeys deals the main entire remedy thus far of the facts surrounding near-death reports. the 1st to put researchers' findings, first-person money owed, and attainable scientific or mental motives in ancient viewpoint, she discusses how those fabrics mirror the effect of latest tradition. She demonstrates that smooth near-death experiences belong to an enormous relatives of otherworld trip stories, with examples in approximately each non secular historical past. She identifies common in addition to culturally particular beneficial properties through evaluating near-death narratives in distinctive sessions of Western society: medieval Christendom and twentieth-century secular the USA. This comparability finds profound similarities, reminiscent of the life-review and the remodeling after-effects of the imaginative and prescient, in addition to awesome contrasts, corresponding to the absence of hell or punishment scenes from glossy accounts.
Mediating among the "debunkers" and the near-death researchers, Zaleski considers present efforts to give an explanation for near-death event scientifically. She concludes through emphasizing the significance of the otherworld imaginative and prescient for knowing creative and spiritual event mostly.

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Download Extensis Vitae by Gregory Mattix PDF

By Gregory Mattix

ISBN-10: 1482615193

ISBN-13: 9781482615197

Michael Reznik is a soldier who wakes up in a mysterious underground bunker, with a technologically complicated physique he doesn’t realize. the folks round him have solid apart battling and struggle. They haven’t wanted them—until now. Reznik is charged with monitoring down a band of ruthless killers and discovering a abducted health professional. He reveals himself honor-bound to do what's correct for the folk who introduced him again from the lifeless. a relaxed everyone is counting on him to do what's correct. Can he stay as much as their expectancies, even if he reveals out that his new physique has an expiration date?

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Download The Adventures of Tintin: Breaking Free by J. Daniels PDF

By J. Daniels

The Adventures of Tintin: Breaking loose is an anarchist parody of the preferred Tintin sequence of comics. An workout in detournement, the publication used to be written below the pseudonym J. Daniels and released by way of assault foreign in April of 1988 after which republished in 1999.

The tale encompasses a variety of characters in accordance with these from the unique sequence by means of Hergé, significantly Tintin himself and Captain Haddock (referred to simply as 'the Captain'), yet no longer the unique issues or plot. the tale tracks Tintin's improvement from a disaffected, shoplifting formative years to a progressive leader.

"Absolutely terrible...We have a unfastened press yet there's a restrict to how some distance it may possibly go."
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Download London Review of Books (07 February 2013) PDF

The London evaluation of Books (or LRB) is a fortnightly British journal of literary and highbrow essays. Its founding editors have been Karl Miller, then professor of English at collage university London, Mary-Kay Wilmers, previously an editor on the instances Literary complement, and Susannah Clapp, a former editor at Jonathan Cape. For its first six months, it seemed as an insert within the manhattan evaluation of Books. In might 1980, the London evaluate turned an self sustaining ebook with an orientation defined via considered one of its prime individuals as "consistently radical".

Unlike the days Literary complement (TLS), the vast majority of the articles the LRB publishes (usually fifteen in keeping with factor) are lengthy essays. a few articles in every one factor are usually not in line with books, whereas a number of brief articles speak about movie or exhibitions. Political and social editorials or essays are widespread.

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Download The Indian Ocean by Michael Pearson PDF

By Michael Pearson

ISBN-10: 0415445388

ISBN-13: 9780415445382

During this stimulating and authoritative evaluation, Michael Pearson reverses the normal perspective of maritime historical past and appears from the ocean to its beaches - its influence at the land via alternate, naval strength, shuttle and medical exploration. This huge ocean, either connecting and isolating countries, has formed many countries' cultures and ideologies in the course of the move of products, humans, principles and religions around the sea.

The Indian Ocean strikes from a dialogue of actual parts, its form, winds, currents and limits, to a historical past from pre-Islamic occasions to the trendy interval of ecu dominance. Going a long way past natural maritime historical past, this compelling survey is a useful addition to political, cultural and monetary global history.

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Download The Haraway Reader by Donna J. Haraway PDF

By Donna J. Haraway

ISBN-10: 0415966884

ISBN-13: 9780415966887

The Haraway Reader brings jointly a beneficiant collection of Donna Haraway's paintings, she is certainly one of our keenest observers of nature, technological know-how, and the social global and this quantity is perfect creation to her thought.

Donna Haraway's paintings has remodeled the fields of cyberculture, feminist reports, and the background of technological know-how and know-how. Her matters variety from animal dioramas within the American Museum of usual background to investigate in transgenic mice, from gender within the laboratory to the character of the cyborg. educated as an historian of technological know-how, she has produced a sequence of books and essays that experience turn into crucial examining in cultural stories, gender reviews, and the background of technology. The Haraway Reader brings jointly a beneficiant choice of Donna Haraway's paintings. integrated is her "Manifesto for Cyborgs," within which she famously wrote that she "would otherwise be a cyborg than a goddess." different choices are taken from her 3 significant works, Primate Visions, Modest Witness, and Simians, Cyborgs and ladies, in addition to a few of her more moderen writing on animals. For readers in cultural reports, feminist idea, technological know-how stories, and cyberculture, Donna Haraway is one in all our keenest observers of nature, technology, and the social global. This quantity is the easiest creation to her proposal.

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Download Seven Summers (Penguin Modern Classics) by Mulk Raj Anand PDF

By Mulk Raj Anand

ISBN-10: 8184754523

ISBN-13: 9788184754520

Seven Summers, first drafted while Mulk Raj anand was once a pupil at London college yet no longer released until 1951, recreates the occasions and emotions of the 1st seven years of the writer's existence, or what he referred to as his 'half subconscious and part wakeful childhood'. first of the seven volumes of autobiographical fiction that Anand conceptualized yet by no means accomplished, this publication is filled with memorable scenes and other people saw in the course of the eyes of a kid. the main extraordinary of all of them being the Coronation Durbar in Delhi to which our younger hero is smuggled wrapped in a blanket in order that the Sahibs would possibly not item to the presence of 'so discordant a component into so beautiful a ceremony'. this variation of 7 Summers is a unique reissue of the vintage autobiography to commemorate Anand's beginning centenary.

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Download Apprentice Alf DRM Removal Tools and Calibre Plugin 6.2.1, PDF

Important:

* You wouldn't have to obtain this until you're importing retail Kindle books, otherwise you have to liberate Kindle leases. obtain the legit model from the following as an alternative: https://github.com/apprenticeharper/DeDRM_tools/releases/tag/v6.2.2

* Do now not use the reviews the following for support. Use the aid thread at http://bibliotik.org/forums/17/2771

* when you've got an issue with the plugin, fee to work out if the normal plugin has an identical challenge before you submit. If it does, use the overall educational thread for aid, or put up a github factor, since it has not anything to do with this patched plugin.

* don't use the aid thread to invite for updates. Updates are made while I make them.

Release Notes:

Changes in 6.2.1:

* fastened an issue with the Macintosh application
* mounted an issue with home windows clients names containing non-ascii characters

Changes in 6.2.0:

* additional computerized retrieval of B&N key from corner examine log file
* additional in newest model of obok plugin for Kobo kePubs
* repair for ePubs with non-ASCII inner records names (thanks to Jose Luis)
* fastened personal tastes production for Mac DeDRM app on Mac OS X 10.10
* repair challenge initialising DeDRM plugin
* repair challenge while attempting a number of B&N keys in DeDRM plugin
* extra logging of mistakes in DeDRM plugin
* greater dealing with of PDF decrypting in DeDRM plugin
* up-to-date ReadMes

As constantly, while you're not doing retail Kindle uploads or unlocking Kindle leases, you don't need this; you should use the traditional toolkit at once from Apprentice Alf.

However, should you are doing Kindle retail uploads or have to release Kindle leases, you should utilize this instead of the normal Apprentice Alf standalone instruments and/or Calibre plugin.

Why? as the inventory instruments don't get rid of watermarks from decoded MOBI and AZW3 documents, this means that there's making a choice on info (the "atv:kin1:" watermark header) on your retail uploads that hyperlink again in your Amazon account. even supposing so far no one has been banned or sued after being pointed out during this means (that we all know of), the data is on your uploads until you get rid of it. (Also, the inventory instruments don't help elimination DRM from Kindle leases or specific sorts of loans.)

This torrent is largely just like the off-the-shelf Apprentices toolkit, other than that every reproduction of "mobidedrm.py" within the home windows app, Macintosh app, and Calibre plugins were patched to do the watermark removing and to liberate leases. And, because those are source-only alterations, you could simply be sure the code adjustments for your self by way of evaluating the contents of this torrent with the traditional instruments from Apprentice Alf. (Note that one of many patched documents is contained in the Calibre plugin zipfile.)

To set up and use, follow the normal directions for fitting the Apprentices DRM tools, on Apprentice Alf's weblog or within the Tutorials discussion board right here. which means you want to unzip this dossier first. don't try and set up it as a Calibre plugin, the plugin is a dossier named "Calibre_plugin.zip" that's inside the "tools_v6.2.1.zip" file.

Please be aware that when you have any older models of the Calibre plugin(s) put in, you must uninstall or disable them all earlier than fitting this model. At one element, there have been a number of plugins for various codecs, however the most up-to-date instruments have just a unmarried plugin for all codecs, and when you've got either the previous and new ones lively while, it isn't assured that the correct plugins will really approach the file.

(It's additionally very important to notice that those instruments only eliminate the watermark while a Kindle e-book is first imported to Calibre, or unlocked utilizing the home windows or Macintosh apps; they won't get rid of watermarks from records you could have already imported or switched over, and naturally it's too past due to do whatever approximately any Kindle retail uploads you've already performed right here or elsewhere.)

For additional info and questions, there's a discussion board thread right here: http://bibliotik.org/forums/17/2771

My coverage on freeing New Versions

I will in general be freeing new types inside a few month of the newest replace to the traditional toolkit, even supposing it'll most likely be a lot speedier than that the majority of the time. So, please don't publish reviews the following or at the boards approximately new models of the toolkit! All that might accomplish is demanding me, and if i'm pissed off, i'll most likely put off engaged on it. (This free up was once in reality behind schedule by way of of an stressful one that stored posting torrent and discussion board reviews approximately how the recent model used to be out and other people should still upgrade.)

If it's been per week or in view that an replace got here out, and also you are actually being held up from uploading a retail Kindle ebook because the present model doesn't work and the hot model does, then be at liberty to ship me a PM.

The mere truth, notwithstanding, new edition is out doesn't warrant bothering me or a person else approximately it!

A hyperlink to the newest torrent will regularly be chanced on on the most sensible of the discussion board thread above.

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Tip: the way to Get Notified while The instruments Are Updated

1. visit http://bibliotik.org/notifications/torrents/filters/add
2. positioned "DRM Applications" within the "Label" field
3. positioned "drm removal" within the "Tags" box (skip the others)
4. cost the "Applications" checkbox, then click on "Add filter"

This may still notify you without delay while any new DRM removing purposes are uploaded, together with in fact those tools.

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Note: models of this package deal ahead of 6.0.7-1 have an issue with unlocked .azw3 documents crashing a few e-ink Kindles. when you are utilizing a model older than 6.0.7-1, please replace to a more moderen model sooner than your subsequent retail upload!

(For additional info at the challenge, and the way to mend it in already-unlocked records, see this thread: http://bibliotik.org/forums/8/3038)

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