Download E-books Albanian Etymological Dictionary PDF

By Vladimir E Orel

This quantity is a brand new compendium of Albanian etymology tracing hundreds of thousands of contemporary Albanian phrases again to their origins. It includes distinct details at the Indo-European vocabulary preserved in Albanian in addition to on a variety of loanwords coming from historic Greek, Latin, early Romance and Slavic. the traditional parts of the Albanian vocabulary are used for the reconstruction in their Proto-Albanian starting place after which in comparison with their Indo-European parallels. The heritage of Indo-European phrases and of early loanwords in Albanian indicates the background and tradition of the Albanian humans mirrored within the etymology of the Albanian language. The ebook additionally contains a brief cartoon of Albanian old phonetics and an enormous bibliography. each access is largely documented and comprises prior etymological reasons and interpretations.

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Download E-books Elite Configurations at the Apex of Power (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology) PDF

This publication, ready below the auspices of the IPSA examine Committee on Political Elites, specializes in the interpenetration among a number of forms of elites: politicians, vendors of capital, company managers, greater country directors, administrators of public corporations, controllers of media, army officials and the civic-cultural institution. The contributions to this publication show contrasting styles of recruitment and choice when it comes to profession paths, visibility, impact, and tool of alternative elite circles. This variety of nationwide elite configurations demanding situations the C. Wright turbines' conception of an built-in "power elite," which seems from a comparative standpoint to be atypical to the USA in the course of the early post-war interval. Key suggestions are mentioned and empirically established: ruling category, political classification, elite stream as opposed to elite replica, elite interpenetration, elite interlocks, elite harmony, elite osmosis, sensible elite roles, formal and casual networks, elite cousinhood, separation as opposed to overlapping among wealth and tool, and among energy and social capital. The booklet covers a good number of nations: post-industrial democracies (France, Britain, Germany, Canada), new democracies (East-Central Europe, Mexico) and modernizing regimes (Southeast Asia, Tropical Africa), offered via a global collection of wonderful individuals: Andras Bozoki, Roderic Camp, William Case, Jean-Pascal Daloz, Mattei Dogan, Dennis Kavanagh, Michael Ornstein, David Richards, Erwin Scheuch and John Scott.

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Download E-books Small Bath Solutions (Better Homes and Gardens Home) PDF

Bring immense kind to a small bathroom

In those tricky monetary occasions, a growing number of everyone is downsizing their dwelling areas to smaller, extra sensible houses. yet as average dwelling quarters turn into smaller, it does not imply that these residing in smaller digs have to sacrifice sort besides area.

Small bathtub Solutions is choked with instance toilets, galleries of principles, and lots of tasks for readers to deliver an immense punch to even the smallest toilet.

  • Includes before-and-after images and layout plans
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filled with tips and methods from the professionals for designing small toilets that actually paintings, this concept booklet is ideal for DIYers of any ability level.

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Download E-books The Magical Household: Spells & Rituals for the Home (Llewellyn's Practical Magick Series) PDF

By Scott Cunningham

Recognize and have a good time the magic of existence with undying rites and spells. Create a paranormal household―a haven of concord, protection, spirituality, safeguard, and romance. the advantages comprise a happier lifestyles, security opposed to thieves, stronger future health, restful sleep, fulfilling non secular studies, and an ideal atmosphere for confident magic. This hot and clever consultant by means of a lot enjoyed writer Scott Cunningham has been aiding humans create sacred house of their houses and gardens for almost twenty years.

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Download E-books The British and French Mandates in Comparative Perspectives/Les Mandats Francais Et Anglais Dans Une Perspective Comparative (Social, Economic, and Political Studies of the Middle East a) PDF

This assortment represents the 1st huge scale try and speak about the center japanese mandates as a totality. It compares the applying and results of this very particular kind of past due colonialism from numerous diverse disciplinary views, together with anthropology, structure, archival conservation, economics, background, legislations and sociology. It includes analyses at either micro and macro degrees, together with particular cases of rebel or collaboration, experiences of specific participants, teams and their contributions to nation-building, comparisons among some of the political and cultural guidelines of the required powers, and the formation and perform of "le savoir colonial" by means of modern ethnographers, officers, physicians and lecturers. the quantity could be of curiosity to historians of imperialism and of the 20 th century center East."

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Download E-books Josephus and History of the Greco-Roman Period: Essays in Memory of Morton Smith (Studia Post-Biblica) PDF

By Fausto Parente, J. Sievers

This number of essays covers the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus and the historical past of the second one Temple interval. The contributions are revised types of papers introduced at a world colloquium in reminiscence of Professor Morton Smith, which was once held at San Miniato, Italy, in November 1992. The essays disguise a extensive variety of historic and historiographical matters about the Seleucid, Hasmonean, Herodian and Roman classes, for which the significance of Josephus can not often be over priced. Josephus's trustworthiness as a historian is investigated from a number of angles. mild is thrown on philological, literary, geographical, archaeological, sociological and non secular questions. The ebook features a serious review of Morton Smith's scholarly fulfillment.

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Download E-books Modern Trends in Islamic Theological Discourse in 20th Century Indonesia: A Critical Study (Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia) PDF

By Fauzan Saleh

Aiming to track the improvement of Islamic theological discourse in Indonesia from the early 1900s to the tip of the 20 th century, the writer focusses on how modernist Muslims have built their theological proposal through the century, which, in flip, displays their spiritual realizing in line with the actual calls for in their age. The theological idea developed to date indicates a continuum of development, constructing from one degree to the subsequent. Implicitly, this growth additionally shows the development of Indonesian Muslims realizing in their personal faith, that could recommend the betterment in their dedication to doctrinal ideals and spiritual practices. for this reason, this research also will study the ways that Indonesian Islam considerably grows extra orthodox via those different types of non secular dedication. Drawing upon an Indonesian time period, the expansion of orthodox Islam is named the "santri" cultural growth, which has been characterised via the vertical and horizontal mobility of religious Muslims in political, cultural and fiscal corporations. A dialogue of the theological proposal underlying that "santri" cultural enlargement is usually included."

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Download E-books The Dead Sea Scrolls Reader, Vol. 1: Texts Concerned With Religious Law PDF

This variation provides for the 1st time "all" the non-biblical Qumran texts categorized in response to their genres, including English translations. of those texts, a few twenty weren't formerly released. The Hebrew-Aramaic texts during this variation are regularly in line with the FARMS database of Brigham younger college, which, in its flip, displays the textual content versions of the traditional scrolls (mainly "DJD") with nice precision, together with smooth diacritical symptoms. The Reader involves six person elements. the aim of the class is to augment the study amenities of the person texts inside their respective genres, specially in classes at Universities and faculties.

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Download E-books Silanes and Other Coupling Agents, Volume 3 PDF

This quantity chronicles the lawsuits of the Fourth foreign Symposium on Silanes and different Coupling brokers held lower than the aegis of MST meetings, LLC in Orlando, FL, June 11-13, 2003. Silanes were used for approximately part a century as coupling brokers / adhesion promoters to advertise adhesion among distinctive fabrics in quite a few occasions, e.g., coating know-how, adhesive bonding, and strengthened composites. although, lately silanes have stumbled on different functions, for instance, as corrosion inhibitors. in recent times there was great R&D task in knowing the mechanisms during which silanes paintings in addition to in devising new and better silanes. This quantity features a overall of sixteen papers which have been competently peer reviewed, revised and edited. The ebook is split into components: 1. Silane Coupling brokers; and a couple of. different Coupling brokers / Adhesion Promoters. subject matters coated contain: sterically hindered silanes; silane hydrolysis; silane oligomers; adsorption of silanes and their floor characterization; constitution of bis-silane water-barrier movies; silanes for making improvements to adhesive bonding of aluminim, elastomer-to-metal adhesive bonds, and adhesion in silica-filler tire-tread compounds; electrodeposition of bis-silanes; silanes to supply corrosion resistance and as corrosion fatigue inhibitors; silane and different remedies for musical software strings; cyclic azasilanes as coupling brokers for nanotechnology; hybrid polymers in response to silanes for coating fabric materials; plasma copolymers as adhesion promoters; organophosphate adsorption; and activation of wooden fibres. This quantity and its predecessors containing bountiful details should still function a reference resource for the newest R&D task within the enviornment of coupling brokers. an individual or occupied with selling adhesion among numerous fabrics for any software may still locate this quantity of serious use and price.

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