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The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact

By: Sam Vaknin

... Prologue “Pol und Jude” Political and a Jew. It’s around 4 o’clock in the morning. I am not sure of the date. The days all look the same, ... ...ally, I am the last in the row of ten, not an auspicious place. They count us every morning when we depart, assigned to work details, and every even... ...in every row attract attention. Attention here means pain and, often, death. This morning’s roll call is mercifully brief, the foul mist and drizzl... ...d, we sure could use the money.” He weighed his own arguments. I got up. When Bauer started to debate with himself, the meeting was over. Only ... ...spicious. ****** That evening, safely ensconced in a faded leather armchair, I started taking stock of the cataract of paper that constituted F... ... and brought to cruel light many things I had conveniently forgotten I possessed. I stared around in disbelief and budding outrage and then I crumbl... ...es. But they were also involved in money counterfeiting, stolen art dealing, drugs, weapons, and other illicit activities. The received opinion is t... ...war in Europe. We could not allow the Soviets to lay their hands on advanced German weapons technologies and intelligence assets.” He pondered so... ...tely lost control over them. When we tried to dismantle the operations and reclaim weapons caches, they went underground and bombed airplanes to te...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...along the Phahonlyothin to the railway crossing; the countryside seemed to start beyond it. There, behind the railway, near the village of Ban Srii Mu... ...ung people fall by the wayside in the competition for higher education and start drinking or using drugs ever younger. In many countries, including Fi... ...ure of digital, automation or genetic technology, development moves to the start of finalization, attainment of perfection. I have distinguished local... ...fields, but the buffalo tires easily. We used to plough for a while in the morning and then again in the evening around sunset. At midday, in the hea... ...lever and wise and strong they are, and about their courage. They also use weapons very easily and for a slight reason, but people can't take it thems... ...easily, but today you only need to have a slight argument, and people grab weapons and threaten with them and also kill often (meaning general increas... ...ighth or ninth month, we used to plough the fields with buffalo from early morning up till midday. Then, during the day, the buffalo were given a rest... ...even men of us, and we've drunk some alcohol. I've been drinking since the morning, too. I don't usually drink very often, but when there is some cele... ...Subsistence in Southeast Asia. Yale University Press, New Haven. — 1985. Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance. Yale University ...

...he author draws surprising parallels between the worldviews of peoples of Thailand and Finland, the past and future of local cultures. Matti Sarmela started collecting material on Northern Thailand in 1972. Based on a longitudinal field study, he wrote his description of three villages in Lampang Province, and the changes in villagers' lives over three decades. The book a...

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