Im "Land of the Free". Eine Reise vom Atlantik zum Pazifik, vom Golf von Mexico zum Nordmeer

Author: Manfred Rebele

Publisher: epubli

ISBN: 373750136X

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

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Das Reisetagebuch berichtet nicht nur von den kleinen Widrigkeiten, die so auftreten, sondern vor allem von den Naturschönheiten und ihren geologischen Hintergründen. Bei den Zeugnissen vergangener Indianerkulturen im Süden wird einer uns fremden Zivilisation nachgeforscht. Das Los der Indianer damals und heute begegnet dem Reisenden auf Schritt und Tritt. Vielleicht gibt das Tagebuch auch einen Eindruck von der Weite des Landes - vor allem in Canada und Alaska.

To Lead the Free World

American Nationalism and the Cultural Roots of the Cold War

Author: John Fousek

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 9780807848364

Category: Political Science

Page: 253

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In this cultural history of the origins of the Cold War, John Fousek argues boldly that American nationalism provided the ideological glue for the broad public consensus that supported U.S. foreign policy in the Cold War era. From the late 1940s through t

The Free Word Order Phenomenon

Its Syntactic Sources and Diversity

Author: Joachim Sabel,Mamoru Saito

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311019726X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 382

View: 3597

This book deals with the syntax of the free word order phenomenon (scrambling) in a wide range of languages - in particular, German, Japanese, Kannada, Malayalam, Serbo-Croatian, Tagalog, Tongan, and Turkish - in some of which the phenomenon was previously unstudied. In the past, the syntax of free word order phenomena has been studied intensively with respect to its A- and A'-movement properties and in connection with its semantic (undoing) effects. The different articles in this volume offer new ways of analyzing free word order under (i) minimalist assumptions, (ii) concerning the typology of scrambling languages, (iii) with respect to the question of how it is acquired by children, (iv) in connection with its relatedness to information structural factors, and (v) with respect to its consequences for a highly elaborated sentence structure of the IP/VP domain. The articles that focus mainly on the emprical aspects of free word order phenomena deal with the properties and proper analysis of rightwards scrambling in Turkish, with the A-/A'-nature and triggers for VSO-VOS alternations in Tongan, as well as with left-branch extractions and NP-Split in Slavic and its consequences for a typology of scrambling languages. The articles that focus on theoretical aspects of scrambling deal with questions concerning the motivatation of a derivation with scrambling in a free word order language, such as whether scrambling has to be analyzed as topicalization or focus movement. Or assuming that scrambling is feature-driven, how the technical details of this analysis are implemented in the grammar to avoid unwarranted derivations, for example, derivations with string-vacuous scrambling. A further important question that is addressed is when scrambling is acquired in the development of the grammar, and what the consequences are for the timing of the acquisition of A- and A'-movement properties. This volume will be most relevant to researchers and advanced students interested in generative syntax, as well as typologists working on German, Japanese, Slavic, Turkish, Dravidian and Austronesian languages. We regret that due to a layout error the title of Miyagawa's article on "EPP and semantically vacuous scrambling" is misrepresented in the printed version of the book. You can download the article with the corrected title here.

The Free Person and the Free Economy

A Personalist View of Market Economics

Author: Anthony J. Santelli,Jeffrey Sikkenga,Robert A. Sirico

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739101872

Category: Philosophy

Page: 149

View: 5835

Thisvolume applies the praxeological and theoretical foundations of the personalist tradition to free-market economic theory. This work defends economic liberty in theologically sensitive terms that reference the personalist tradition, without compromising the disciplinary integrity of either economics or social ethics.

Direct Taxation in Relation to the Freedom of Establishment and the Free Movement of Capital

Author: Mattias Dahlberg

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041123636

Category: Law

Page: 363

View: 415

This study analyses the case-law of the European Court of Justice on the freedom of establishment and the free movement of capital in matters of direct taxation. The author identifies two areas where cases from the European Court of Justice are especially important: what constitutes discrimination, and which circumstances may justify such discrimination. Among his specific approaches to the complex issues involved may be noted the following: the Court's interpretation of discrimination and restriction, both in general and in particular regarding the freedom of establishment and the free movement of capital; the grounds of justification, according to the rule-of-reason doctrine, accepted by the Court, such as the prevention of tax abuse, the preservation of fiscal coherence, the effectiveness of fiscal supervision, and the fiscal principle of territoriality; grounds rejected by the Court, such as lack of harmonisation, counterbalancing advantages, a new form of establishment being seen as subject to equal treatment, lack of Community competence in the field of tax treaty law, and the protection of tax revenue; the characteristics of national legislation on direct taxation that the Court has found to be in breach of the freedom of establishment and the free movement of capital; the neutrality between different forms of establishment, in the form of either a branch or a subsidiary (the pending Marks & Spencer case is subject to a thorough analysis in this respect); the degree of convergence between the freedom of establishment and the free movement of capital, especially in cases on direct taxation; and the territorial extension of the free movement of capital.

The Free Church of England

Introduction to an Anglican Tradition

Author: John Fenwick

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780567084330

Category: Religion

Page: 339

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Most Christians are completely unaware that for over 200 years there has existed in England, and at times in Wales, Scotland, Canada, Bermuda, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and the USA, an episcopal Church, similar in many respects to the Church of England, worshipping with a Prayer Book virtually identical to the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, and served by bishops, presbyters and deacons whose orders derive directly from Canterbury, and ecumenically enriched by Old Catholic, Swedish, Moravian and other successions. The Free Church of England as an independent jurisdiction within the Universal Church began in the reign of George III. In 1991 the Church sent a bishop to George Carey's Enthronement as Archbishop of Canterbury. In addition to presenting for the first time a detailed history of the Free Church of England, John Fenwick also explores the distinctive doctrinal emphases of the denomination, its Constitution, its liturgical tradition, its experience of the historic episcopate, and its many connections with other churches (including the Reformed Episcopal Church in the USA). He discusses why the Church has, so far, failed to fulfil the vision of its founders, and what the possible future of the Church might be - including a very significant expansion as many Anglicans and other Christians considering new options discover this historic, episcopal, disestablished Church with its international connections and ecumenical character.

The Free Speech Movement

Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Author: Robert Cohen,Reginald E. Zelnik

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520233546

Category: Education

Page: 618

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"This is a superb book. We are well-launched into a new generation of '60s scholarship, and The Free Speech Movement will be at the center of it. The analysis and personal recollection mix well, arguing persuasively for the never-to-be-underestimated place of contingency in history."--Todd Gitlin, author of "Media Unlimited and The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage" "This powerful book not only will be the classic work on the Free Speech Movement but also will be combed as a basis for hypotheses and new research on the movements of the '60s. It's absolutely thrilling, full of large implications for history, social movements, and character. The book contributed to my self-knowledge (personal, political, and professional) and will do the same for others. It combines humor and a firsthand, I-was-there flavor with provocative analyses. As a serious, original work of scholarship, this gives edited volumes back their good name."--Jesse Lemisch, Professor of History Emeritus, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, and author of "The American Revolution Seen from the Bottom Up" "This book gets the Free Speech Movement and its significance exactly right-from the civil rights origins to refusing to idealize the moment at the expense of what came later. And no two better editors could be doing it."--Michael Rogin, author of "Ronald Reagan, The Movie, And Other Episodes in Political Demonology" "As a journalist, I was in Berkeley's Sproul Plaza to witness the mass arrests of the Free Speech Movement demonstrators in December 1964. As a citizen, I've always known that this was one of the pivotal moments in the great political and moral awakening of the 1960s. As a reader, I found much to feast on in this splendid and thoughtful collection of essays, about a movement whose effects and inspiration are with us still."--Adam Hochschild, author of "King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa" "The Free Speech Movement was a pivotal moment in the evolution of student rights and university responsibilities. These splendid essays memorialize this period and offer competing perspectives on its meaning. Though differing widely in conclusions, collectively and individually they stand testament to the conviction that 'the price of freedom is eternal vigilance' and that 'the critical test of freedom of expression is the right of others to speak out on behalf of what we believe to be wrong.'"--Geoffrey R. Stone, author of "Eternally Vigilant: Freedom of Speech in the Modern Era " "This rich and entertaining set of essays offers remarkable insight into the genesis, development, and consequences of the Free Speech Movement. Written largely by participants and close observers, these essays offer both personal and analytical assessments of the roles of students, faculty, and administrators. Above all, the chapters on Mario Savio demonstrate his unusual capacity for leadership-charismatic without being dogmatic, committed to the cause while retaining a capacity to think and deal openly with dissent. This book should be read by anyone interested in understanding university and national politics in the '60s."--Chancellor Robert M. Berdahl, University of California, Berkeley

The End of the Free Market

Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?

Author: Ian Bremmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101429453

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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Understanding the rise of state capitalism and its threat to global free markets The End of the Free Market details the growing phenomenon of state capitalism, a system in which governments drive local economies through ownership of market-dominant companies and large pools of excess capital, using them for political gain. This trend threatens America's competitive edge and the conduct of free markets everywhere. An expert on the intersection of economics and politics, Ian Bremmer has followed the rise of state-owned firms in China, Russia, the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, Iran, Venezuela, and elsewhere. He demonstrates the growing challenge that state capitalism will pose for the entire global economy. Among the questions addressed: Are we on the brink of a new kind of Cold War, one that pits competing economic systems in a battle for dominance? Can free market countries compete with state capitalist powerhouses over relations with countries that have elements of both systems-like India, Brazil, and Mexico? Does state capitalism have staying power? This guide to the next big global economic trend includes useful insights for investors, business leaders, policymakers, and anyone who wants to understand important emerging changes in international politics and the global economy.

The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860

Author: John Hope Franklin

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 9780807845462

Category: Social Science

Page: 275

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John Hope Franklin has devoted his professional life to the study of the American South and African Americans. Originally published in 1943 by UNC Press, The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860 was his first book on the subject. As Franklin shows, fre

The Free-standing Company in the World Economy, 1830-1996

Author: Mira Wilkins,Harm G. Schröter

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780198290322

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 5891

Distinct from the classic multinationals, free-standing companies were those companies established in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to organize and manage operations for a European parent company. Leading international scholars here provide evidence and analysis of the operations of free-standing companies, draw comparisons with the "American model" multinational enterprise, and make a valuable contribution to the understanding of modern economic history.

A Free Press

Author: N.A

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 1428967729


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The Free State of Winston

Author: Don Dodd,Amy Bartlett-Dodd

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9780738505923

Category: History

Page: 128

View: 1761

Based on a lifetime of researching and writing about their home county of Winston, the husband and wife team of Don and Amy Dodd have crafted a unique pictorial retrospective that conveys a serene sense of what it was like to grow up in the hills of Winston. Outlining the highlights of this Appalachian county's history, from its opposition to the Confederacy to its slow evolution from its rustic, rural roots of the mid-nineteenth century, two hundred photographs illustrate a century of hill country culture. A sparsely settled, isolated county of small farms with uncultivated, forested land, most of Winston County was out of the mainstream of Southern life for much of its history. The creation of the Bankhead National Forest preserved almost 200,000 acres of forested land, primarily in Winston, to perpetuate this "stranded frontier" into the post-World War II era. The story setting is scenic--fast-flowing creeks, waterfalls, bluffs, caves, natural bridges, and dense forests--and the characters match the stage--individualistic, rugged pioneers, more than a thousand mentioned by name within these pages. Winston has long resisted change, has held fast to traditional values, and, as seen in this treasured volume, is a place as unique as any other in America.

The Free Market and the Human Condition

Essays on Economics and Culture

Author: Lee Trepanier

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739194755

Category: Political Science

Page: 184

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The Free Market and the Human Condition explores the human condition as situated in the free market from a variety of academic disciplines. By relying upon contributors who approach the topic from their respective disciplines, the book provides an accumulated picture of the free market, the human condition, and the relationship between them.

Defending the Free World

John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and the Vietnam War, 1961-1965

Author: Orrin Schwab

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275962791

Category: History

Page: 243

View: 331

The focus is on the management of US intervention in Vietnam from the beginning of the Kennedy administration to Johnson's 1965 decision to commit American combat forces. Examines the structure of the foreign policy process and its relationship to both American culture and civil society, as well as

The Free

Author: Brian Ruckley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1405518766

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 7681

They are the most feared mercenary company the kingdom has ever known. Led by Yulan, their charismatic captain, the Free have spent years selling their martial and magical skills to the highest bidder - winning countless victories that shook the foundations of the world. Now they finally plan to lay down their swords. Yet when Yulan is offered a final contract, he cannot refuse - for the mission offers him the chance to erase the memories of the Free's darkest hour, which have haunted him for years. As The Free embark on their last mission, a potent mix of loyalty and vengeance is building to a storm. Freedom, it seems, carries a deadly price. Look out for: A Tale of the Free: Corsair A Tale of the Free: Exile A Tale of the Free: Tyrant