IS GOAT BEEF? is a labor of love. It is a book that combines the author's love of humor, food, and his military service. IS GOAT BEEF? shows the humorous side of the military and how service members relax during times of conflict.
This fifth edition of a survey of American literature offers the work of 212 writers, with 38 newly included. This modern section has been overhauled to reflect the diversity of American writing since 1945. A section on 19th-century women's writing is included.
Tareq Y. Ismael and Mustafa Aydin explore Turkey's role within a globalizing world and, as a new century unfolds, examine a nation at the crossroads of both time and space within the international political order. The volume discusses potential policies and their suspected implications for Turkey and its people in the 21st century. Chapters consider Turkey's policy history and prospects with Europe and the United States as well as regional concerns such as Greece, the Caucasus and Central Asia. Policy issues such as security, economic development and integration, as well as globalization and migration are discussed with positive alternatives outlined for Turkish policy-makers and the academics who examine them.
The drama of China's struggle to modernize unfolds against the backdrop of a proud and enduring history in the new and completely revised edition of this classic text. Spanning the years of the Opium War to twenty-first century China, the book covers the great episodes that highlight that journey: the breakdown of Imperial China in the face of relent Western and Japanese encroachments; the rise of the new Chinese republic; the decades-long struggles between the ideologies and armies of Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Zedong; China's bitter and costly war with Japan; the years of the People's Republic punctuated by the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and Tiananmen; up to the rise of the Fourth Generation leadership and the tenure of Jiang Zemin - with special emphasis on China's role in the Gulf wars, North Korea, and the war on terrorism. As China continues to develop as a political and economic superpower, this book will help students understand how the nation reached new heights from the depths in which it found itself during the nineteenth century.
O mundo anda faminto de qualquer coisa que não sabe o que é.
Mãos estendidas, estômagos vazios, gente que morre à espera. "Há Sempre Tempo Para Mais Nada" é uma história de perda colectiva e individual, pombos e pilotos suicidas, mosquitos assassinos, macacos raivosos, e rostos sem corpo. A extinção pessoal de um viúvo, embalado numa dança de miséria irresistível que faz da distância um pormenor. Uma viagem de Lisboa a Varanasi, na Índia, terra de morte definitiva num tempo em que nem todas o são, onde o viúvo espera consumar, afundada no rio Ganges, a mais triste das despedidas.