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  • Psychology and other stories - Read On
    There is no story entitled Psychology Rather the place of psychological practice in modern society is the subject of all six of these impressively varied novellas Readers will enjoy the author s versatility quirky sometimes uproarious sense of humor sardonic view of the world and fruitful imagination He is also master of the ambiguous clue and unreliable narrator In the hilarious Paddling an Iceberg a woman having an existential crisis attends with questionable success a one week seminar designed by a philosophy professor turned self help guru The Blood Brain Barrier features a clinical psychologist whose first try as an expert witness may be his last and whose marriage seems just as indefinite Eat the Rich and Shit the Poor is a major character study introducing Mr Custard who gives a new luster to the term psychopath Fiction lovers who dig short story collections with footnotes Kenan s Let the Dead Bury Their Dead 1992 and Dunn s Ibid 2005 come to mind will enjoy Boyko s equally fascinating Notes on Sources Libraries with any short fiction readers should buy this book and keep an eye out for the next one Loughran Ellen Copyright 2010 Booklist Terms of Use Summary

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  • Standard guide for integration of ergonomics/human factors into new occupational systems. - Read On
    Standard guide for integration of ergonomics human factors into new occupational systems Standard guide for integration of ergonomics human factors into new occupational systems Author Publisher s n 200u ISBN

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  • The audacity to think an invitation to rethink politics - Read On
    T The audacity to think an invitation to rethink politics The audacity to think an invitation to rethink politics Author Sim Steven Publisher Genta Media 2012 ISBN 9789671064894 Find in

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  • Building a people-oriented security community the ASEAN way - Read On
    constitutive norms to the workings of security communities by identifying ASEAN s constitutive norms and the extent to which they act as a help of hindrance in establishing a security community It then moves on to how ASEAN has interpreted people orientated as empowering civil society organisations to be community stakeholders The book discusses the uncertainty between how ASEAN envisages their role and the role they themselves expect to have

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  • The politics of silence Myanmar NGOs' ethnic, religious and political agenda - Read On
    The politics of silence Myanmar NGOs ethnic religious and political agenda The politics of silence Myanmar NGOs ethnic religious and political agenda Author Desaine Loïs Publisher IRASEC 2011 ISBN 9786167571027

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  • The Los Banos Prison Camp raid the Philippines 1945 - Read On
    p 7 Origins p 10 Initial Strategy p 13 The situation in Los Baños p 14 The 11th Airborne Division p 18 The Plan p 22 The final plan p 35 The objective p 38 The enemy p 39 The Raid p 41 Initial deployments p 41 The attack p 48 Success and evacuation p 57 Soule Task Force actions p 66 Withdrawal p 68 The return p 71 Analysis p 73 Conclusion p 76 Postscript p 77 Bibliography p 79 Index p 80 Terms of Use Summary Learn the story of one of World War II s most masterfully executed raids On the southwest shore of Laguna de Bay near a village of the same name stood the Los Banos Internment Camp Held within were over 2 000 starving men women and children guarded by 250 Japanese soldiers and surrounded by several thousand more in the nearby countryside As the desparate battle for Manila raged it was feared that the prisoners would be executed or moved beyond the reach of the liberating armies Only 130 Paratroopers could be spared for the rescue operation and this stunning triumph of courage and perfect timing in the face of overwhelming odds is

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  • Confucianism, Chinese history and society / edited by Wong Sin Kiong. - Read On
    Science in China p 49 East Meets West The Impact on China and Her Response p 67 Across Translingual Landscape Crisis and Innovation in Contemporary Chinese Cultures p 89 Zheng He Navigator Discoverer and Diplomat p 111 Plurality of Cultures in the Context of Globalization and a New Perspective of Comparative Literature p 127 The Scientific Merit of Educational Studies p 145 In the Beginning Searching for Childhood in Chinese History and Philosophy p 171 The Walls and Waters A Comparative Study of the City Cultures in Modern China Beijing Shanghai and Hong Kong p 221 Index p 247 Editor p 253 Terms of Use Summary Confucianism Chinese History and Society is a collection of essays authored by world renowned scholars on Chinese studies including Professor Ho Peng Yoke Needham Research Institute Professor Leo Ou fan Lee Harvard University Professor Philip Y S Leung Chinese University of Hong Kong Professor Liu Ts un Yan Australian National University Professor Tu Wei Ming Harvard University Professor Wang Gungwu National University of Singapore and Professor Yue Daiyun Peking University The volume covers many important themes and topics in Chinese Studies including the Confucian perspective on human rights Nationalism and Confucianism Confucianism and the

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  • The rice paddy navy U.S. sailors undercover in China : espionage and sabotage behind Japanese lines during World War II - Read On
    SACO and the OSS A Shaky Alliance p 94 A Landlocked Navy in Stormy Seas p 108 Operations and the SACO Experience Teaching A Learning Experience p 124 Doing Something About the Weather p 136 Intelligence Radios Spies and Coast Watchers p 147 Life as a SACO p 161 Secret Adventures Revealed p 161 Amazing Groups Among Remarkable Men The Yangtze River Raiders p 192 The Crown Jewel on the Gobi Desert p 206 The Sailors and the Flyboys p 220 Adventures with Pirates a Princess and a Priest p 234 The Adventure s End It s All Over p 252 Wrapping Up and Looking Back p 266 Acknowledgements p 277 Selected Bibliography p 278 Notes p 284 Index p 288 Terms of Use Summary After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the U S Navy knew it would need vital information from the Pacific Nationalist China was particularly well suited to provide vital information about the Japanese and the Pacific weather patterns Captain Milton Mary Miles journeyed to China to set up weather stations and monitor the Chinese coastline and to spy on the Japanese After a meeting and a handshake agreement with Chiang Kai shek s spymaster General Dai Li the Sino American Cooperative Organization was born SACO consisted of nearly 3 000 American servicemen from the Navy Marines and Army 97 000 organized Chinese guerrillas and 20 000 individualists including rival pirate groups and lone wolf saboteurs This top secret network worked hand in hand with the Nationalist Chinese to fight the Japanese occupation of China while it erected crucial weather stations intercepted and cracked Japanese code blew up enemy supply depots laid mines destroyed bridges sank scores of vessels and trained Chinese peasants in guerrilla warfare Its work supplied critical information to the U S military

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