Les pr dateurs au pouvoir

Titre : Les pr dateurs au pouvoir
Auteur : Monique Pincon-Charlot
Éditeur : Éditions Textuel
ISBN-13 : 9782845976122
Libération : 2017-04-28T00:00:00+02:00

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Le célèbre couple de sociologues Michel Pinçon et Monique Pinçon-Charlot livre ici une dénonciation impitoyable de la complicité des gouvernements avec le destructeur Dieu Argent. Fidèles à leur méthode rigoureuse, ils démontrent, preuves à l’appui, comment l’argent s’est transformé en une arme de destruction massive aux mains d’une aristocratie de l’argent qui fraye intensément avec celle du pouvoir. À l’heure du « Fillongate », de la violence délirante de Trump, de l’arrogance de Marine Le Pen face à la justice, ou de la mondialisation du droit de polluer à coups de « crédits carbone », l’indignation sociologique des Pinçon-Charlot est indispensable.

The Book of Ivy

Titre : The Book of Ivy
Auteur : Amy Engel
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781473629295
Libération : 2015-09-24

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What would you kill for? After a brutal nuclear war, our country was decimated. A new nation of survivors lives within a fenced community. No one knows what lies beyond the fence; only that to be cast outside it is a fate worse than death. Two families fought to govern our new society. Now, peace and control are maintained by marrying the daughters of the losing faction to the sons of the winning side in a yearly ceremony. This year, it's my turn. My name is Ivy Westfall, and my mission is simple: to kill Bishop Lattimer, the president's son and my soon-to-be husband, and return the Westfall family to power. I never expected that my new husband would be the one person in the world to truly understand me. But I can't falter now - I am the only one who can restore the Westfall legacy. Bishop must die. And I must be the one to kill him... The Book of Ivy is the first novel in a thrilling dystopian duology from the author of The Roanoke Girls, perfect for fans of the Delirium series.

I Am Not Your Negro

Titre : I Am Not Your Negro
Auteur : James Baldwin
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141986685
Libération : 2017-03-30

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The New York Times bestseller based on the Oscar nominated documentary film In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He died before it could be completed. In his documentary film, I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck imagines the book Baldwin never wrote, using his original words to create a radical, powerful and poetic work on race in the United States - then, and today. 'Thrilling . . . A portrait of one man's confrontation with a country that, murder by murder, as he once put it, "devastated my universe"' The New York Times 'Baldwin's voice speaks even more powerfully today . . . the prose-poet of our injustice and inhumanity . . . The times have caught up with his scalding eloquence' Variety 'A cinematic séance . . . One of the best movies about the civil rights era ever made' Guardian 'I Am Not Your Negro turns James Baldwin into a prophet' Rolling Stone

The Great Sophists in Periclean Athens

Titre : The Great Sophists in Periclean Athens
Auteur : Jacqueline De Romilly
Éditeur : Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105000214770
Libération : 1992

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The arrival of the Sophists in Athens in the middle of the fifth century B.C. was a major intellectual event, for they brought with them a new method of teaching founded on rhetoric and bold doctrines which broke away from tradition. In this book de Romilly investigates the reasons for the initial success of the Sophists and the reaction against them, in the context of the culture and civilization of classical Athens.