Concours Sous officier de gendarmerie Cat gorie B Tout en un

Titre : Concours Sous officier de gendarmerie Cat gorie B Tout en un
Auteur : François Lavedan
Éditeur : Vuibert
ISBN-13 : 9782311203363
Libération : 2016-04-29

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1re session : septembre ou octobre (selon les années) 2e session : février ou mars (selon les années) Un tout-en-un qui propose une préparation complète, dont les annales 2015. Ce tout-en-un permet de préparer les épreuves écrites et orales : admissibilité : composition, connaissances professionnelles, QCM d'aptitude professionnelle, langue étrangère ; admission : entretien avec le jury, compréhension de texte, épreuve physique. Un ouvrage complet : des plannings de révision ; une méthode pas à pas ; toutes les connaissances indispensables ; de nombreux entraînements corrigés ; des sujets d'annales corrigés.

Judaism

Titre : Judaism
Auteur : Jacob Neusner
Éditeur : Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN-13 : 9781592443604
Libération : 2003-09-26

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Jacob Neusner has--in over sixty scholarly works, fourteen textbooks, and thirteen collections of essays--laid the foundation and completed the structure for a new understanding of the history of Judaism. The present volume is the capstone effort to date in this endeavor. Neusner reconstructs and interprets the Mishnah's intellectual history, presenting a picture of the beginnings and first major expression of Judaism. What makes this account distinctively historical, writes Neusner in his Introduction, will be our sustained effort to relate the unfolding of the ideas of the Mishnah to the historical setting of the philosophers of the document, to compare context and concept, to ask about the interplay between idea and social, material reality. Neusner succeeds in this specific task and in the greater task of providing a work with methodological significance for the entire field of the history of religions.

The Silver Linings Playbook

Titre : The Silver Linings Playbook
Auteur : Matthew Quick
Éditeur : Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN-13 : 142996023X
Libération : 2010-04-27

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An enchanting first novel about love, madness, and Kenny G. The Silver Linings Playbook was adapted into the Oscar-winning movie starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. It tells the riotous and poignant story of how one man regains his memory and comes to terms with the magnitude of his wife's betrayal. During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie produced by God, his mission is to become physically fit and emotionally supportive, and his happy ending will be the return of his estranged wife, Nikki. When Pat goes to live with his parents, everything seems changed: no one will talk to him about Nikki; his old friends are saddled with families; the Philadelphia Eagles keep losing, making his father moody; and his new therapist seems to be recommending adultery as a form of therapy. When Pat meets the tragically widowed and clinically depressed Tiffany, she offers to act as a liaison between him and his wife, if only he will give up watching football, agree to perform in this year's Dance Away Depression competition, and promise not to tell anyone about their "contract." All the while, Pat keeps searching for his silver lining. In this brilliantly written debut novel, Matthew Quick takes us inside Pat's mind, deftly showing us the world from his distorted yet endearing perspective. The result is a touching and funny story that helps us look at both depression and love in a wonderfully refreshing way.

Bobos in Paradise

Titre : Bobos in Paradise
Auteur : David Brooks
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781416561736
Libération : 2010-05-11

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Do you believe that spending $15,000 on a media center is vulgar, but that spending $15,000 on a slate shower stall is a sign that you are at one with the Zenlike rhythms of nature? Do you work for one of those visionary software companies where people come to work wearing hiking boots and glacier glasses, as if a wall of ice were about to come sliding through the parking lot? If so, you might be a Bobo. In his bestselling work of "comic sociology," David Brooks coins a new word, Bobo, to describe today's upper class -- those who have wed the bourgeois world of capitalist enterprise to the hippie values of the bohemian counterculture. Their hybrid lifestyle is the atmosphere we breathe, and in this witty and serious look at the cultural consequences of the information age, Brooks has defined a new generation.

Imperial Imperial Bandits

Titre : Imperial Imperial Bandits
Auteur : Bradley Camp Davis
Éditeur : University of Washington Press
ISBN-13 : 9780295999692
Libération : 2017-01-03

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The Black Flags raided their way from southern China into northern Vietnam, competing during the second half of the nineteenth century against other armed migrants and uplands communities for the control of commerce, specifically opium, and natural resources, such as copper. At the edges of three empires (the Qing empire in China, the Vietnamese empire governed by the Nguyen dynasty, and, eventually, French Colonial Vietnam), the Black Flags and their rivals sustained networks of power and dominance through the framework of political regimes. This lively history demonstrates the plasticity of borderlines, the limits of imposed boundaries, and the flexible division between apolitical banditry and political rebellion in the borderlands of China and Vietnam. Imperial Bandits contributes to the ongoing reassessment of borderland areas as frontiers for state expansion, showing that, as a setting for many forms of human activity, borderlands continue to exist well after the establishment of formal boundaries.

The Haunted Monastery

Titre : The Haunted Monastery
Auteur : Robert van Gulik
Éditeur : University of Chicago Press
ISBN-13 : 0226848795
Libération : 1997-06-01

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Judge Dee and his entourage, seeking refuge from a mountain storm, become trapped in a Taoist monastery, where the Abbott Jade mysteriously dies after delivering an ecstatic sermon. The monks call it a supernatural experience, but the judge calls it murder. Recalling the allegedly accidental deaths of three young women in the same monastery, Judge Dee seeks clues in the eyes of a cat to solve cases of impersonation and murder. A painting by one of the victims reveals the truth about the killings, propelling the judge on a quest for justice and revenge. "Entertaining, instructive, and impressive."—Times Literary Supplement

The Naked Soldier

Titre : The Naked Soldier
Auteur : Tony Sloane
Éditeur : Vision Paperbacks
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105119476674
Libération : 2004

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This powerful look at the French Foreign Legion explores Sloane's experiences with the brutalities, adventure, destruction, danger, and criminal encounters over his five years of service in this dehumanizing regime. Well known as the most notorious, bloody and ruthless band of mercenaries in the world, in 1998 the Legion accepted Tony Sloane at the age of 18, inviting him as an elite member of this secret and mysterious fighting force. The legend and the myths of the Legion captivated Sloane and he quickly learned that life as a legionnaire was not just about physical training, but also about pledging mind and soul to the missions and operations.