The Cistercian World by Pauline M. Matarasso (ed)

The Cistercian World: Monastic Writings of the Twelfth Century by Pauline M. Matarasso
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 880 KB
Overview: The Cistercian Order was born in Burgundy at the start of the twelfth century as a movement of radical renewal – an Order that survives to this day with the greater part of its written heritage preserved.

This volume brings together a selection of its finest works, which speak powerfully across the centuries to modern readers. Writings by St Bernard of Clairvaux (c. 1090-1153) – including his letters, The Life of Malachy the Irishman, sermons on the Song of Songs and the sharply satirical Apologia for Abbot William – reveal him to be a highly individual and influential writer of the Middle Ages.

Also included here are a charming description of Clairvaux, biographies of abbots and a series of exemplary stories, all drawing on the Scriptures to express intensely personal forms of monastic theology.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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Living in a Microbial World by Bruce Hofkin

Living in a Microbial World by Bruce Hofkin
Requirements: .PDF reader, 70,7 MB
Overview: Living in a Microbial World is a textbook written for students taking a general microbiology or microbiology-themed course for non-science majors. It teaches the essential concepts of microbiology through practical examples and a conversational writing style intended to make the material accessible to a wide audience. In order to make the science relevant to students, every chapter of the book contains a series of cases intended to motivate learning the microbiology concepts. The cases present microbiology in the news, in history, in literature, and in scenarios of everyday life. Each case ends with several questions intended to pique student interest, and those questions are answered in the next section of the chapter. By clearly and succinctly explaining the fundamentals of microbiology through practical examples, the book provides a scientific framework through which students can understand critical issues about microorganisms and disease that they will encounter throughout their lives. They will learn the role that microorganisms play not only in our health but also in ecosystem processes, our diet, industrial production, and human history. Topics that we hear about every day, from global warming to energy independence to bioterrorism, all have a microbial angle. This text is designed to provide the reader with the background needed to understand and discuss such topics with a genuine understanding rooted in science.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Health, Fitness & Medical

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Real-World Bug Hunting by Peter Yaworski

Real-World Bug Hunting: A Field Guide to Web Hacking by Peter Yaworski
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 3,5 MB
Overview: Uses real-world bug reports (vulnerabilities in software or in this case web applications) to teach programmers and InfoSec professionals how to discover and protect vulnerabilities in web applications. Real-World Bug Hunting is a field guide to finding software bugs. Ethical hacker Peter Yaworski breaks down common types of bugs, then contextualizes them with real bug bounty reports released by hackers on companies like Twitter, Facebook, Google, Uber, and Starbucks. As you read each report, you’ll gain deeper insight into how the vulnerabilities work and how you might find similar ones. Each chapter begins with an explanation of a vulnerability type, then moves into a series of real bug bounty reports that show how the bugs were found. You’ll learn things like how Cross-Site Request Forgery tricks users into unknowingly submitting information to websites they are logged into; how to pass along unsafe JavaScript to execute Cross-Site Scripting; how to access another user’s data via Insecure Direct Object References; how to trick websites into disclosing information with Server Side Request Forgeries; and how bugs in application logic can lead to pretty serious vulnerabilities. Yaworski also shares advice on how to write effective vulnerability reports and develop relationships with bug bounty programs, as well as recommends hacking tools that can make the job a little easier.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Tech & Devices

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101 Languages of the World (Complete 4CDs) – Interactive Tutorial

Woman’s World USA – July 01, 2019

Woman’s World USA – July 01, 2019
Requirements: PDF Reader 66.2 MB
Overview: A great week made easy! Woman’s World is written for the traditional, family-oriented working woman. Each issue delivers a feel-good mix of heart-warming human interest stories, practical everyday solutions for work and home, and mouth-watering recipes.
Genre: Magazine –

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The Money Mafia: A World In Crisis

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The First World War by Hew Strachan [Audiobook]

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John Barton – A History of the Bible: The Story of the World’s Most Influential Book

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World War 2: Submarine Stories by Ryan Jenkins

World War 2: Submarine Stories: True Stories From the Underwater Battlegrounds 3rd Edition by Ryan Jenkins
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1 MB
Overview: One of the greatest fears in life that many people share is that of drowning. Others fear being encased in small cramped spaces with no way out. Those that operate submarines face both. These unique machines are a fairly new machine in the combat at sea in the year 1939. These sailors risked it all for their respective countries to be the silent killers from beneath the waves.

These are the stories of these young men & women who’s stories were untold. These untold tales were mostly sunk to the bottom of the ocean, but those who survived live to tell their side of the story. Learn about the origin of the submarine. Where were they created to begin with? You may be surprised to find out about some of the earliest prototypes and how the concept got started. What country began to use them early on and how was the success?
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The World of Pompeii by John J. Dobbins, Pedar W. Foss

The World of Pompeii by John J. Dobbins, Pedar W. Foss (Routledge Worlds)
Requirements: PDF reader, 24 MB
Overview: This all embracing survey of Pompeii provides the most comprehensive survey of the region available. With contributions by well-known experts in the field, this book studies not only Pompeii, but also for the first time the buried surrounding cities of Campania. The World of Pompeii includes the latest understanding of the region, based on the up-to-date findings of recent archaeological work.
Genre: Non Fiction > History

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The Heart Of The World

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The City: A World History by Andrew Lees

The City: A World History by Andrew Lees
Requirements: PDF reader, 12 MB
Overview: The City: A World History tells the story of the rise and development of urban centers from ancient times to the twenty-first century. It begins with the establishment of the first cities in the Near East in the fourth millennium BCE, and goes on to examine urban growth in the Indus River Valley in India, as well as Egypt and areas that bordered the Mediterranean Sea. Athens, Alexandria, and Rome stand out both politically and culturally. With the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, European cities entered into a long period of waning and deterioration. But elsewhere, great cities-among them, Constantinople, Baghdad, Chang’an, and Tenochtitl?n-thrived. In the late Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, urban growth resumed in Europe, giving rise to cities like Florence, Paris, and London. This urban growth also accelerated in parts of the world that came under European control, such as Philadelphia in the nascent United States.
As the Industrial Revolution swept through in the nineteenth century, cities grew rapidly. Their expansion resulted in a slew of social problems and political disruptions, but it was accompanied by impressive measures designed to improve urban life. Meanwhile, colonial cities bore the imprint of European imperialism. Finally, the book turns to the years since 1914, guided by a few themes: the impact of war and revolution; urban reconstruction after 1945; migration out of many cities in the United States into growing suburbs; and the explosive growth of "megacities" in the developing world.
Genre: Non Fiction > History

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Rome and the Making of a World State by Josiah Osgood

Rome and the making of a world state, 150 BCE-20 CE by Josiah Osgood
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.7 MB
Overview: In the century following 150 BCE, the Romans developed a coherent vision of empire and a more systematic provincial administration. The city of Rome itself became a cultural and intellectual center that eclipsed other Mediterranean cities, while ideas and practices of citizenship underwent radical change. In this book, Josiah Osgood offers a new survey of this most vivid period of Roman history, the Late Republic. While many discussions focus on politics in the city of Rome itself, his account examines developments throughout the Mediterranean and ties political events more firmly to the growth of overseas empire. The volume includes a broad overview of economic and cultural developments. By extending the story well beyond the conventional stopping date of Julius Caesar’s assassination in 44 BCE, Osgood ultimately moves away from the old paradigm of the fall of the Republic. The Romans of the Late Republic emerge less as the disreputable gangsters of popular imagination and more as inspired innovators.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Rome and the Making of a World State by Josiah Osgood

Rome and the making of a world state, 150 BCE-20 CE by Josiah Osgood
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.7 MB
Overview: In the century following 150 BCE, the Romans developed a coherent vision of empire and a more systematic provincial administration. The city of Rome itself became a cultural and intellectual center that eclipsed other Mediterranean cities, while ideas and practices of citizenship underwent radical change. In this book, Josiah Osgood offers a new survey of this most vivid period of Roman history, the Late Republic. While many discussions focus on politics in the city of Rome itself, his account examines developments throughout the Mediterranean and ties political events more firmly to the growth of overseas empire. The volume includes a broad overview of economic and cultural developments. By extending the story well beyond the conventional stopping date of Julius Caesar’s assassination in 44 BCE, Osgood ultimately moves away from the old paradigm of the fall of the Republic. The Romans of the Late Republic emerge less as the disreputable gangsters of popular imagination and more as inspired innovators.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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