Megalomania

Megalomania
Author: Jarrod A. Freeman
Publsiher: Jarrod A. Freeman
Total Pages: 32
Release:
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Megalomania Book Review:

Remake of Islands That Float 12 Platforms, 6 good. 6 bad. King Delahey has a meeting with the evil world and the meeting goes bad and now his kingdom is at war with orcs and evil warlocks. its not as good as the original. Just saying. Lol

Maternal Megalomania

Maternal Megalomania
Author: Julie Langford
Publsiher: JHU Press
Total Pages: 203
Release: 2013-04-01
ISBN 10: 1421408473
ISBN 13: 9781421408477
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Maternal Megalomania Book Review:

Ancient authors emphasize dramatic moments in the life of Julia Domna, wife of Roman emperor Septimius Severus (193–211). They accuse her of ambition unforgivable in a woman, of instigating civil war to place her sons on the throne, and of resorting to incest to maintain her hold on power. In imperial propaganda, however, Julia Domna was honored with unprecedented titles that celebrated her maternity, whether it was in the role of mother to her two sons (both future emperors) or as the metaphorical mother to the empire. Imperial propaganda even equated her to the great mother goddess, Cybele, endowing her with a public prominence well beyond that of earlier imperial women. Her visage could be found gracing everything from state-commissioned art to privately owned ivory dolls. In Maternal Megalomania, Julie Langford unmasks the maternal titles and honors of Julia Domna as a campaign on the part of the administration to garner support for Severus and his sons. Langford looks to numismatic, literary, and archaeological evidence to reconstruct the propaganda surrounding the empress. She explores how her image was tailored toward different populations, including the military, the Senate, and the people of Rome, and how these populations responded to propaganda about the empress. She employs Julia Domna as a case study to explore the creation of ideology between the emperor and its subjects.

Megalomania

Megalomania
Author: Ian Wallace
Publsiher: D A W Books, Incorporated
Total Pages: 179
Release: 1989
ISBN 10: 9780886773519
ISBN 13: 0886773512
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Madhouse

Madhouse
Author: Andrew Scull
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2007-04-09
ISBN 10: 0300126700
ISBN 13: 9780300126709
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Madhouse Book Review:

A shocking story of medical brutality perfomed in the name of psychiatric medicine.

Megalomania

Megalomania
Author: Philippe Tretiack
Publsiher: Editions Assouline
Total Pages: 142
Release: 2008-09-01
ISBN 10: 9782843238949
ISBN 13: 2843238943
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Megalomania Book Review:

The excess, folly and splendor of megalomaniacs.

Freud's Megalomania

Freud's Megalomania
Author: Israel Rosenfield
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 173
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780393321999
ISBN 13: 0393321991
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Freud's Megalomania Book Review:

A lost manuscript of Freud has been found in which he realizes that he has been a victim of his own self-delusion and goes about setting the record straight with a new theory of human behavior--that it is not drives that define us but rather our boundless capacity to deceive ourselves. Reprint.

Media, Moguls, Megalomania

Media, Moguls, Megalomania
Author: Ursula Owen,Writers and Scholars International Ltd
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 192
Release: 1994-09
ISBN 10: 9780904286434
ISBN 13: 0904286436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Journal of Psychological Medicine

Journal of Psychological Medicine
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1872
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: HARVARD:32044103069696
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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The Fever Chronicles

The Fever Chronicles
Author: S S Engle
Publsiher: Independently Published
Total Pages: 186
Release: 2020-06-13
ISBN 10: 9781686878640
ISBN 13: 1686878648
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Fever Chronicles Book Review:

Society can't take much more. The country has finally reached its breaking point. A rogue and unidentified hero known only as Lodestar, has come from the depths of somewhere safe to try and assassinate President Walter G. Upham in an effort to take the country back, and therefore the world, but they have failed. Fallen back into obscurity as quickly as they rose out from it, this is just the push the Millennials need to finally come together and take their lives back. But the recent assassination attempt has played dirty tricks on the already ego tripping and power-hungry president. There seems to be no limits to what Walter G. Upham might do now. His hate and anger knows no bounds. He has become more of a megalomaniac than a democratic leader. The potential for such extremes had always been there, just boiling underneath the surface, but now the Millennials want to use his new fragile mental state against him. For the first time since they were oppressed, the Millennials are finally getting the upper hand. Whatever happens next will need to happen quickly and precisely. The room for error is next to none. Does the underground resistance have what it takes to remove a tyrant from office?

The American Journal of Insanity

The American Journal of Insanity
Author: N.A
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1895
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: NWU:35558002007983
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The American Journal of Insanity Book Review:

Includes section "Book reviews".

Megalomaniac

Megalomaniac
Author: Jack Bell
Publsiher: Trafford Publishing
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2017-07-20
ISBN 10: 1490782370
ISBN 13: 9781490782379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Megalomaniac Book Review:

In this book, you will read a wide variety of fictional stories on a number of different subjects.

Unlikely Collaboration

Unlikely Collaboration
Author: Barbara Will
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2011-09-13
ISBN 10: 0231526415
ISBN 13: 9780231526418
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Unlikely Collaboration Book Review:

In 1941, the Jewish American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life: translating for an American audience the speeches of Marshal Philippe Pétain, head of state for the collaborationist Vichy government. From 1941 to 1943, Stein translated thirty-two of Pétain's speeches, in which he outlined the Vichy policy barring Jews and other "foreign elements" from the public sphere while calling for France to reconcile with Nazi occupiers. Unlikely Collaboration pursues troubling questions: Why and under what circumstances would Stein undertake this project? The answers lie in Stein's link to the man at the core of this controversy: Bernard Faÿ, Stein's apparent Vichy protector. Faÿ was director of the Bibliothèque Nationale during the Vichy regime and overseer of the repression of French freemasons. He convinced Pétain to keep Stein undisturbed during the war and, in turn, encouraged her to translate Pétain for American audiences. Yet Faÿ's protection was not coercive. Stein described the thinker as her chief intellectual companion during her final years. Barbara Will outlines the formative powers of this relationship, noting possible affinities between Stein and Faÿ's political and aesthetic ideals, especially their reflection in Stein's writing from the late 1920s to the 1940s. Will treats their interaction as a case study of intellectual life during wartime France and an indication of America's place in the Vichy imagination. Her book forces a reconsideration of modernism and fascism, asking what led so many within the avant-garde toward fascist and collaborationist thought. Touching off a potential powder keg of critical dispute, Will replays a collaboration that proves essential to understanding fascism and the remaking of modern Europe.

House of Commons Debates, Official Report

House of Commons Debates, Official Report
Author: Canada. Parliament. House of Commons
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1886
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015086656777
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Official Reports of the Debates of the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada

Official Reports of the Debates of the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada
Author: Canada. Parliament. House of Commons
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1886
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112120085045
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Humor and Revelation in American Literature

Humor and Revelation in American Literature
Author: Pascal Covici
Publsiher: University of Missouri Press
Total Pages: 226
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 9780826210951
ISBN 13: 0826210953
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Humor and Revelation in American Literature Book Review:

Both the Genteel Tradition and Calvinistic Puritanism exhibited a sense of possessing inside information about the workings of the universe and the intentions of the Almighty. In Humor and Revelation in American Literature, Pascal Covici, Jr., traces this perspective from its early presence to the humorous tradition in America that has been related to the Old Southwest, showing how American Puritan thought was instrumental in the formative stages of American humor. Covici argues that much of American literature works as humor does, surprising readers into sudden enlightenment. The humor from which Mark Twain derived his early models had the same sort of arrogance as American Puritan thought, especially in regard to social and political truths. Twain transcended the roots of that humor, which run from works of nineteenth-century Americans back to British forms of the eighteenth century. In doing so, he helped shape American literature. In addition to reexamining Twain's art, Humor and Revelation in American Literature considers some of the writers long regarded as among the usual suspects in any consideration of cultural hegemony, including Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Melville. Covici explores not so much the hypocrisy as the ambivalence repeatedly displayed in American literature. He demonstrates that even though our writers have always had a strong desire to avoid the influences of the past, their independence from its cultural, theological, and psychological effects has been much slower in coming than previously thought. Original and well-written, Humor and Revelation in American Literature will be welcomed by all scholars and critics of American literature, especially those interested in Puritanism, major nineteenth-century writers, Southwestern humor, and Mark Twain.

The Madness of Alexander the Great

The Madness of Alexander the Great
Author: Richard A. Gabriel
Publsiher: Pen and Sword
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2015-03-31
ISBN 10: 1473852366
ISBN 13: 9781473852365
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Madness of Alexander the Great Book Review:

Over the years, some 20,000 books and articles have been written about Alexander the Great, the vast majority hailing him as possibly the greatest general that ever lived. Richard A. Gabriel, however, argues that, while Alexander was clearly a succesful soldier-adventurer, the evidence of real greatness is simply not there. The author presents Alexander as a misfit within his own warrior society, attempting to overcompensate. Thoroughly insecure and unstable, he was given to episodes of uncontrollable rage and committed brutal atrocities that would today have him vilified as a monstrous psychopath. The author believes some of his worst excesses may have been due to what we now call Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, of which he displays many of the classic symptoms, brought on by extended exposure to violence and danger. Above all the author thinks that Alexander's military ability has been flattered by History. Alexander was tactically competent but contributed nothing truly original, while his strategy was often flawed and distorted by his obsession with personal glory. This radical reappraisal is certain to provoke debate.

From Obstacle to Ally

From Obstacle to Ally
Author: Judith M. Hughes
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2004-08-02
ISBN 10: 113544563X
ISBN 13: 9781135445638
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


From Obstacle to Ally Book Review:

From Obstacle to Ally explores the evolution of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis through an investigation of historical examples of clinical practice. Beginning with Freud's experience of the problem of transference, this book is shaped around a series of encounters in which psychoanalysts have managed effectively to negotiate such obstacles and on occasion, convert them into allies. Judith Hughes succeeds in bringing alive the ideas, clinical struggles and evolving practices of some of the most influential psychoanalysts of the last century including Sandor Ferenczi, Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, Wilfred Bion, Betty Joseph and Heinz Kohut. Through an examination of the specific obstacles posed by particular diagnostic categories, it becomes evident that it is often when treatment fails or encounters problems that major advances in psychoanalytic practice are prompted. As well as providing an excellent introduction to the history of fundamental psychoanalytic concepts, From Obstacle to Ally offers an original approach to the study of the processes that have shaped psychoanalytic practice as we know it today and will fascinate practising psychoanalysts and psychotherapists.

Official Report of Debates, House of Commons

Official Report of Debates, House of Commons
Author: Canada. Parliament. House of Commons
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1886
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:C2604300
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Transgression and the Inexistent

Transgression and the Inexistent
Author: Mehdi Belhaj Kacem
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-10-23
ISBN 10: 147252862X
ISBN 13: 9781472528629
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Transgression and the Inexistent Book Review:

A contemporary philosopher of Tunisian origin, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem is here published in English for the first time. His new book, Transgression and the Inexistent: A Philosophical Vocabulary, is a comprehensive foray into Kacem's elaborate philosophical system in twenty-seven discreet chapters, each dedicated to a single concept. In each chapter, he explicates a critical re-thinking of ordinary lived experiences - such as desire, irony, play - or traditional philosophical ideas – such as catharsis, mimesis, techne – in light of 'the spirit of nihilism' that marks the contemporary human condition. Kacem gained notoriety in the domain of critical theory amid his controversial break with his mentor and leading contemporary philosopher, Alain Badiou. Transgression and the Inexistent lays out the essential concepts of his philosophical system: it is the most complete and synthetic book of his philosophical work, as well as being one of the most provocative in its claims. As a Francophone author engaging with contemporary world thought, he is able to develop novel philosophical perspectives that reach beyond the Middle East or the Continental, and the East/West binary. This is the book's first publication in any language, constituting a much-awaited first translation of Kacem into English.

Public Admn Terms

Public Admn Terms
Author: Tmh
Publsiher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Total Pages: 255
Release: 1968
ISBN 10: 9780070670587
ISBN 13: 0070670587
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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