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The paradox of history

Stendhal, Tolstoy, Pasternak, and others

by Nicola Chiaromonte

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • History in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNicola Chiaromonte ; foreword by Joseph Frank ; postface by Mary McCarthy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3503 .C48 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 156 p. ;
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2865087M
    ISBN 10081221210X
    LC Control Number84028102

      This is the ultimate collection of short stories set in a history that never was, inspired by the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis IV computer game by Paradox Development Studio. The Master of Alternate History himself, Harry Turtledove, is joined by twelve other writers, each of them creating their own history of what might have : Europa Universalis. AA History & Big Book Authors John P. - The Professor and the Paradox A paradox is an apparently contradictory statement that may nevertheless be true. AA is full of paradoxes (there are six direct references to them in the BB and the 12&12).

      A study of swimming as sport, survival method, basis for community, and route to physical and mental well-being. For Bay Area writer Tsui (American Chinatown: A People's History of Five Neighborhoods, ), swimming is in her she recounts, her parents met in a Hong Kong swimming pool, and she often visited the beach as a child and competed on a swim team in high : Steven R. Gundry. The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; we have more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgment; more experts, but more problems; more medicine, but.

    In this first general history of PKU, a historian and a pediatrician explore how a rare genetic disease became the object of an unprecedented system for routine testing. The PKU Paradox is informed by interviews with scientists, clinicians, policymakers, and individuals who live with the disease.   The Stockdale Paradox is a concept that was popularized by Jim Collins in his book Good to Great.; It was named after James Stockdale, former .


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