Friedrich Gentz, an Opponent of the French Revolution and Napoleon (Classic Reprint): Paul F. Reiff
Secretly bid against your opponents to gain the support of the people, win territory . . . and gather more Gold, Blackmail, and Force for the next round of bidding! Will you try to control the tavern or the fortress? The harbor or the plantation? Knowing where to push for support and where to back away and let your opponents fight is the key to victory. It´s a game of bluff, counter-bluff, and surprise.Bidding tokens have different shapes and colors for easy identification. Colorful cardstock shields keep your bids private, and provide a handy rules reference during the auction. Traditional wooden blocks allow players to see, at a glance, who controls which territories.
Anyone can join the positive revolution. All you need is creativity. Historically, revolutions have been negative - defining, overthrowing or destroying an enemy, fuelled by a sense of mission and direction. After victory, however, this energy often races on, causing factionalism and strife among the victors. The positive revolution also has energy and direction, but its opponents are entrenched patterns in thought. Progress, maintains Edward de Bono - whether on a personal or global scale - depends on thinking and behaviour that are positive and constructive. The world today is undergoing dramatic, often violent changes, and human behaviour is frequently shaped by guilt and negativity. To lift this dark cloud and create positive revolution, we need to rely more on humour, a key element in changing perception. In this inspiring book, Edward de Bono demonstrates clearly and simply how we can learn to think and interact constructively, efficiently and with respect for core human values.
Anyone can join the positive revolution. All you need is creativity. Historically, revolutions have been negative ? defining, overthrowing or destroying an enemy, fuelled by a sense of mission and direction. After victory, however, this energy often races on, causing factionalism and strife among the victors. The positive revolution also has energy and direction, but its opponents are entrenched patterns in thought. Progress, maintains Edward de Bono ? whether on a personal or global scale ? depends on thinking and behaviour that are positive and constructive. The world today is undergoing dramatic, often violent changes, and human behaviour is frequently shaped by guilt and negativity. To lift this dark cloud and create positive revolution, we need to rely more on humour, a key element in changing perception. In this inspiring book, Edward de Bono demonstrates clearly and simply how we can learn to think and interact constructively, efficiently and with respect for core human values.
Anarchy, the second expansion for Steve Jackson Games Revolution!, takes intrigue and backstabbing to the next level. Players can commit themselves to the Asylum in exchange for valuable bid tokens, or get the Warden to send their opponents to Jail! And no one knows what the Anarchist will do except the person who controls him . . .Revolution! Anarchy includes enough game pieces to support up to six players. It requires the original Revolution! game to play.
A Vindication of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke´s Reflections on the Revolution in France:In Answer to All His Opponents (Classic Reprint) Unknown Author
The renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China Mieville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution, and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides his own distinctive take on its history. In February 1917, in the midst of bloody war, Russia was still an autocratic monarchy: nine months later it became the first socialist state in world history. How did this unimaginable transformation take place? How was a ravaged and backward country, swept up in a desperately unpopular war, rocked by not one but two revolutions? This is the story of the extraordinary months between those upheavals, in February and October, of the forces and individuals who made 1917 so epochal a year, of their intrigues, negotiations, conflicts and catastrophes. From familiar names like Lenin and Trotsky to their opponents Kornilov and Kerensky; from the byzantine squabbles of urban activists to the remotest villages of a sprawling empire; from the revolutionary railroad Sublime to the ciphers and static of coup by telegram; from grand sweep to forgotten detail. Historians have debated the revolution for 100 years, its portents and possibilities: the mass of literature can be daunting. But here is a book for those new to the events, told not only in their historical import but in all their passion and drama and strangeness. Because as well as a political event of profound and ongoing consequence, Mieville reveals the Russian Revolution as a breathtaking story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Banks. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/029800/bk_adbl_029800_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Choices from the American Revolution, Volume IV of the Flight Series , begins with Pierre´s arrival at Bilbo Creek, where he meets with a hauflin from the MidEarth. The hauflin restores the scales of justice in time for Nancy Hanks to deliver her second child in secret. Her colleague, Cornelia, serves as Thomas Lincoln´s cook and oversees operations, while the survivors of the American Revolution find their freedom and regroup. Following the death of his mother, Abraham Linkhorn escapes to live with his grandmother, who teaches the lore of the ancient civilization called Iron Mountain. Older than Eden or Atlantis, Iron Mountain inhabits another time dimension to protect the planet. Working with Simon Bolivar in South America, the Peacocks continue the Avalon mission to restore harmony to the planet. Abraham Linkhorn marries the younger sister of Bolivar and studies law near Annapolis. When the Grays destroy the MidEarth shortly before the Civil War erupts, Abraham Linkhorn becomes imprisoned. He escapes and finds his missing sons, who have fled after the murder of his wife and grandmother. Obtaining a law degree, he enters the debate circuit and marries the spurned sweetheart of his opponent, Stephen A. Douglas. Defending the natural medicine used by his family for generations, he runs for the presidency and wins. Almost a hundred years later, Tobias and his wife, Michelle, travel to Iron Mountain to meet those working with the base station. With the Linkhorns and a few ascended beings, they begin restoring the MidEarth. Using Metatron´s Cube as a key, they unravel the history of the United States to make better choices regarding their freedom.
For the People offers a new interpretation of populist political movements from the Revolution to the eve of the Civil War and roots them in the disconnect between the theory of rule by the people and the reality of rule by elected representatives. Ron Formisano seeks to rescue populist movements from the distortions of contemporary opponents as well as the misunderstandings of later historians.From the Anti-Federalists to the Know-Nothings, Formisano traces the movements chronologically, contextualizing them and demonstrating the progression of ideas and movements. Although American populist movements have typically been categorized as either progressive or reactionary, left-leaning or right-leaning, Formisano argues that most populist movements exhibit liberal and illiberal tendencies simultaneously. Gendered notions of ´´manhood´´ are an enduring feature, yet women have been intimately involved in nearly every populist insurgency. By considering these movements together, Formisano identifies commonalities that belie the pattern of historical polarization and bring populist movements from the margins to the core of American history. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Stampone. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/015571/bk_adbl_015571_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This volume in the Revolutions Series presents Jesus Christ as a figure akin to revolutionaries like Robespierre, Marx, and Che Guevara. In this new presentation of the Gospels, Terry Eagleton makes a powerful and provocative argument for Jesus Christ as a social, political and moral radical, a friend of anti-imperialists, outcasts and marginal, a champion of the poor, the sick and immigrants, and as an opponent of the rich, religious hierarchs, and hypocrites everywhere - in other words, as a figure akin to revolutionaries like Robespierre, Marx, and Che Guevara. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Holt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/003224/bk_adbl_003224_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.