Interesting online theses & books

Discussion in 'theory, philosophy & history' started by Pickman's model, Jul 13, 2015.

  1. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    i'll start you off with christian e. christenson's 1994 ma thesis "underground management: an examination of world war ii resistance movements". the abstract:

    upload_2015-7-13_19-44-43.png (about 8mb pdf)

    this has subsequently been published as a book
  2. Idris2002

    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

  3. purves grundy

    purves grundy ambient clown remix

    Some bastard put my MA thesis online, it's a bloody embarrassment (but has niche appeal so maybe that's why it went up).
  4. Roadkill

    Roadkill Well-Known Member

    Oh thanks. Bang go my hopes of working for the rest of the day. :mad: That looks fascinating.
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    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

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    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

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    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

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  8. Idris2002

    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

    This one doesn't seem to have set the boards on fire, Pickman's model.

    But there's lot of interesting tomes here:

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  9. idumea

    idumea no war but the bass war

    this looks v interesting
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  10. toggle

    toggle wobbly

    i do like and i can download direct to my kindle
  11. hot air baboon

    hot air baboon Well-Known Member

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  12. bi0boy

    bi0boy Power User

    Newton's Opticks is surprisingly readable.

    I especially like Part II about colour, with section titles such as "Whiteness and all grey Colours between white and black, may be compounded of Colours, and the whiteness of the Sun's Light is compounded of all the primary Colours mix'd in a due Proportion. The Proof by Experiments."
  13. Sirena

    Sirena Don't monkey with the buzzsaw

    This about stone circles and megaliths and dolmens in Portugal. It is 90 pages, written in English by a Finnish post-graduate

    Apparently there are some 120 sites of standing stones (some dating to 5000bc) in Portugal and legend has it that they were constructed by a former race of women.

    The study looks at the stones and their legends, especially the role of women and goddesses in the stories.
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  14. Idris2002

    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

    Actually, the first of those should read

    On a related note. . . does anyone out there know if Stanley cohen's Folk Devils and Moral Panics is available as a PDF anywhere?
  15. Lurdan

    Lurdan old wave

    Not a PDF but
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  16. Idris2002

    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

    Thanks, I'll have to see what I can do to actually open it, but that will be a task for tomorrow.
  17. Lurdan

    Lurdan old wave

    Calibre is free and available for most platforms and contains a v. good general purpose ebook viewer.

    It will also convert between formats although I'm doubtful that a direct epub to pdf conversion will look very good without a lot of messing about. (Too many variables involved). However a conversion to rtf would allow you to sort out any formatting issues and the resulting document could be saved as a PDF if that's what you actually need.
  18. Idris2002

    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

    Thanks again. The last time this came up, I used google docs to convert the file, and it seems to be working again.
  19. Idris2002

    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

    Would anyone out there have a PDF of SUspect Community, about the Irish community in Britain and the Prevention of Terrorism Act?

    Pickman's model ? butchersapron ? Anyone?
  20. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

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  22. Lurdan

    Lurdan old wave

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  23. Sirena

    Sirena Don't monkey with the buzzsaw

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    74drew Well-Known Member

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    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

  28. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    my phd is on google books and cited at muse.jhu, i have just discovered, after seeing this tread and taking the chance of googling it.
  29. Draygo

    Draygo New Member

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  30. Idris2002

    Idris2002 chief propagandist (official)

    Does have, or know of a link to, a PDF of Bourdieu's The Weight of the World?

    (FAO butchersapron, perhaps).

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