The Practice of Perfection: The Paramitas from a Zen Buddhist Perspective

The Practice of Perfection: The Paramitas from a Zen Buddhist Perspective PDF America’s most senior Zen Roshi presents the “Transcendental Perfections”: Giving, Morality, Patience, Zeal, Meditation, Wisdom, Compassion, Aspiration, Spiritual Power, and Knowledge. These 2,000-year-old ideas serve as both methods and goals to develop one’s spiritual and moral life. Includes question and answer sections. Link… Continue reading The Practice of Perfection: The Paramitas from a Zen Buddhist Perspective

Genoa, ‘La Superba’ Rise and Fall of a Merchant Pirate Superpower

Genoa, ‘La Superba’ Rise and Fall of a Merchant Pirate Superpower PDF Genoa has an incredible story to tell. It rose from an obscurity imposed by its harsh geography to become a merchant-pirate superpower that helped create the medieval world. It fought bitter battles with its great rival Venice and imprisoned Marco Polo, as the… Continue reading Genoa, ‘La Superba’ Rise and Fall of a Merchant Pirate Superpower

The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era

The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era PDF In this outstanding cultural biography, the author of the New York Times bestseller A Slave in the White House chronicles a critical yet overlooked chapter in American history: the inspiring rise and calculated fall of the black elite, from Emancipation through… Continue reading The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era

Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance

Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance provides a highly-illustrated, visual introduction to all aspects of sexual and reproductive health, from basic clinical examination skills to the management of acute Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and unplanned pregnancy. Covering topics which are often difficult to access as an undergraduate… Continue reading Sexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance

A Companion to Comparative Literature

A Companion to Comparative Literature A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars, which explore the history, current state, and future of comparative literature. Features over thirty original essays from leading international contributors Provides a critical assessment of the status of literary and cross-cultural… Continue reading A Companion to Comparative Literature

Painting Ceramics In a Weekend (Crafts in a Weekend)

Painting Ceramics In a Weekend (Crafts in a Weekend) A collection of about 20 practical projects for painting ceramics and china, including tableware, door furniture, wall plaques, vases, lamp bases and candlesticks. It includes both contemporary and traditional designs, plus some faux paint effects, as well as templates for the designs. Link http://sharpbook.net/books/painting-ceramics-in-a-weekend

A Feminist Companion to Shakespeare (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

The question is not whether Shakespeare studies needs feminism, but whether feminism needs Shakespeare. This is the explicitly political approach taken in the dynamic and newly updated edition of A Feminist Companion to Shakespeare. Provides the definitive feminist statement on Shakespeare for the 21st century Updates address some of the newest theatrical andcreative engagements with… Continue reading A Feminist Companion to Shakespeare (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)