The liberal class plays a vital role in a democracy. It gives moral legitimacy to the state. It makes limited forms of dissent and incremental change possible. The liberal class posits itself as the conscience of the nation. It permits us, through
Europäische Geschichte Europa als fremde Kultur: Wie Botschafter aus Fernost die Welt des Abendlandes erforschten. Keineswegs naiv-bewundernd, sondern kritisch und selbstbewußt betraten die ersten Botschafter aus dem Reich der Mitte die europäischen Metropolen. Ihre Ethnologie der abendländischen Welt ist es, die uns heute eine ungewöhnliche Perspektive auf die Geschichte Europas ermöglicht.
Major Oliver Thornley never expected to see the man who saved his life at the battle of Waterloo again. He certainly never expected to fall over him in the street. When Thornley stumbles over a pile of rags, he is horrified to discover it is the man who dragged him from the battlefield to safety.
Taking the man back to his Mayfair home, Thornley nurses Daniel back to health as he battles with his own forbidden desires. Then he learns Daniel shares his feelings, as well. Though it feels so right when they are in each other’s arms, Thornley knows their mutual secret could see them hang. Is there a way for them to be together despite the class difference that separates them? Can he admit he’s fallen in love before Daniel leaves for good?
Stolen from another world, the great warrior Malja has sought one thing above all else - a way home. With the help of her companions, Tommy and Fawbry, she may finally have her chance. Cole Watts, the genius at melding magic and machinery from the ruins of the once-civilized world, has returned to her dangerous experiments in creating portals. With her is Harskill, a man who came to Corlin through just such a portal. A man who is from the same world as Malja.
But as Malja's hopes rise, so do her problems. After years of using magic, Tommy is spiraling into madness - bad for any magician, but for one as powerful as Tommy, it could destroy the whole world. Caught between those she loves and that which she desires most, Malja will have to risk everything - friendships, lives, even her chances to get home - in order to save it all.
Wealthy, powerful Grant Thorne is used to getting what he wants, and he wants Blaire, the beautiful angel who saved his life when he was injured in a blizzard. The CEO of Thorne Industries and the son of a Senator, he lives his life in the public eye. Convincing the reclusive artist to be a part of his world won’t be easy, but determination fuels his pursuit. Blaire Callahan had escaped her dangerous past to create a new life for herself, or so she thought, until one night she rescues a handsome stranger who rattles her quiet existence. Their chemistry is undeniable, but is it enough to risk her heart and give up the safety of her remote sanctuary? Dreams of having a life together come to a screeching halt when the couple is photographed at a political event. And when Blaire suddenly vanishes, Grant begins unraveling her past, and realizes the woman he fell in love with was never as she seemed. Can a woman held captive by the lies of her past really have a future with a man who’s captured her heart? Or will her dangerous past catch up with her and jeopardize their future forever…
The paintings of Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) have come to be regarded as representative of the birth of a pictorial style whose originality and form would eventually lead to a profound new painting aesthetic that brought together human, personal, and natural elements. Largely influenced by Camille Pissarro, this unique and independent painter sought to examine his love of nature which he shared with his impressionist colleagues, with his desire to explore his surroundings through form, passionate use of color, and a measured brushstroke. Reproduced in this illustrated volume is a large selection of Cezanne's groundbreaking masterpieces, as well as depictions of subjects he was most fond of painting.
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