Download Monstrous Births and Visual Culture in Sixteenth-Century by Jennifer Spinks PDF

By Jennifer Spinks

Dramatically bodily deformed youngsters and animals have been a resource of fascination and worry - although seldom pity - in early smooth Europe. infamous instances comprise the 1495 conjoined twins of Worms, the Monk Calf of 1523, and a seven-headed child born in Eusrisgo in 1573. This examine is an exam of revealed representations of gigantic births in German-speaking Europe from the tip of the 15th century and during the 16th century, starting with a seminal sequence of broadsheets from the overdue 1490s via humanist Sebastian Brant, and together with prints through Albrecht Durer and Hans Burgkmair.In the 16th century those births have been of specific value in German-speaking components that have been stuck up within the spiritual conflicts of the Reformation and early Counter-Reformation. whereas curiosity flared periodically in France, the Netherlands, and Italy, the main sustained and voluminous guides emerged from German areas. in this interval highbrow and theological debates, well known trust and visible tradition mirrored a preoccupation with phenomena that have been at the same time common and unnatural, together with showers of blood, comets and different unusual apparitions within the sky, and - the subject of this examine - sizeable births.

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Download Good Relationships by Michael Hunger PDF

By Michael Hunger

With Spring information, the ever renowned Spring Framework has cultivated a brand new patch of flooring, bringing huge information and NOSQL expertise like Neo4j to company builders. This advisor introduces you to Spring information Neo4j, utilizing the short, strong and scalable graph database Neo4j to benefit from the merits of getting strong relationships on your information. Written via the venture lead, strong Relationships offers the entire sensible information you wish for constructing firm purposes with Spring info Neo4j. The booklet begins with a story educational approximately enforcing Cineasts.net, a whole social web-app for motion picture lovers. Then, a radical reference half information middle Neo4j options, querying, and the straightforward annotated POJO programming version of Spring facts Neo4j.

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Download Becoming East German: Socialist Structures and Sensibilities by Mary Fulbrook, Andrew I. Port  PDF

By Mary Fulbrook, Andrew I. Port 

for about the 1st decade after the dying of the GDR, specialist and renowned interpretations of East German historical past targeted totally on kinds of strength and repression, in addition to on dissent and resistance to communist rule. Socio-cultural techniques have more and more proven single-minded emphasis on repression and coercion fails to handle a couple of very important historic concerns, together with these relating to the subjective stories of these who lived below communist regimes. With that during brain, the essays during this quantity discover major actual and mental features of existence within the GDR, comparable to health and wellbeing and vitamin, relaxation and eating, thoughts of the Nazi previous, in addition to identification, activities, and studies of daily humiliation. Situating the GDR inside of a broader ancient context, they open up new methods of studying lifestyles in the back of the Iron Curtain – whereas supplying a devastating critique of deceptive mainstream scholarship, which maintains to painting the GDR within the restrictive phrases of totalitarian theory.
 

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Download Xenotransplantation von Zellen, Geweben oder Organen: by Professor Dr. Jan P. Beckmann, G. Brem, F. W. Eigler, W. PDF

By Professor Dr. Jan P. Beckmann, G. Brem, F. W. Eigler, W. Günzburg, C. Hammer, W. Müller-Ruchholtz, E. M. Neumann-Held, H.-L. Schreiber (auth.), Dagmar Uhl (eds.)

Eine replacement zu den etablierten Transplantationsmethoden könnte die Xenotransplantation sein, bei der von zu diesem Zweck gezüchteten,möglicherweise auch genetisch veränderten Tieren die benötigten Gewebe gewonnen werden könnten. Die vorliegende Studie ist das Arbeitsergebnis einer interdiszi- plinär zusammengesetzten Projektgruppe, die den aktuellen Stand der Xenotransplantationsmethodik und -technologie un- tersuchte und ihre Verwendung für medizinische Zwecke beur- teilte. Ausgehend von einer examine der state of affairs in der Transplantationsmedizin und einer Diskussion der Alternati- ven zur Allotransplantation werden in der vorliegenden Stu- die unter medizinischen, immunologischen, physiologischen, genetischen, virologischen, ethischen, rechtlichen und öko- nomischen Aspekten Anwendungsbedingungen und -möglichkeiten der Xenotransplantation geprüft und Handlungsempfehlungen für die weitere Entwicklung der Xenotransplantation gegeben.

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Download In the Fire of the Eastern Front: The Experiences of a Dutch by Hendrick C. Verton PDF

By Hendrick C. Verton

  • Extraordinary tale of a Dutch volunteer within the Waffen-SS
  • Vivid info on SS education and strive against at the japanese Front
  • Account of the little-known siege of Breslau in early 1945

    Dutch SS money owed are very infrequent, fairly ones that describe recruiting, education, and frontline provider as thoroughly and colorfully as within the hearth of the japanese entrance. Hendrick C. Verton volunteered for the Waffen-SS in early 1941 and fought at the japanese entrance until eventually the top of the warfare as a member of the fifth SS Panzer department and SS Regiment Besslein.

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    Download Viking Panzers: The German SS 5th Tank Regiment in the East by Ewald Klapdor PDF

    By Ewald Klapdor

  • Classic international conflict II unit historical past of the fifth SS Panzer Regiment, a part of the fifth SS Panzer department "Viking"
  • The designated fifth SS Panzer department was once made up mostly of volunteers from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, the Netherlands, and Belgium
  • This regiment served at the japanese entrance from 1942 to the tip of the conflict, together with motion at Kharkov and Warsaw
  • Draws seriously from the eyewitness stories of the 5th's contributors
  • First time in English
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