Ha'penny (Small Change, Book 2) by Jo Walton

By Jo Walton

In 1949, 8 years after the "Peace with Honor" used to be negotiated among nice Britain and Nazi Germany through the Farthing Set, England has accomplished its slide into fascist dicatorship. Then a bomb explodes in a London suburb.
The terrific yet politically compromised Inspector Carmichael of Scotland backyard is assigned the case. What he unearths leads him to a conspiracy of comrades and communists, of staunch King-and- state patriots and hardened IRA gunmen, to homicide Britain's top Minister and his new best friend, Adolf Hitler.
Against a historical past of accelerating household espionage and the suppression of Jews and homosexuals, an ad-hoc band of idealists and conservatives blackmail the single individual they should entire their plot, an actress who lives for her paintings and holds the major to the Fuhrer's demise. From the ha'penny seats within the theatre to the ha'pennies that conceal useless men's eyes, the conspiracy and the research swirl round each other, spinning past anyone's keep an eye on.
In this tremendous better half to Farthing, Welsh-born international delusion Award winner Jo Walton keeps her exchange background of an England which may were, with a singular that's either an homage of the vintage detective novels of the thirties and forties, and an allegory of the area we are living in this present day.

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D-Day (Turning Points in History) by Martin Gilbert

By Martin Gilbert

"The Allied landings in 1944 had all of the clients for catastrophe. Churchill notion he will be woken as much as be informed of big casualties. Eisenhower ready a somber broadcast asserting that the company had failed.

The specter of failure was once continually current. After a failed touchdown the Nazi regime might have regained the ascendant. New, terrifying bombs and rockets have been able to be introduced. Long-distance submarines have been within the ultimate level of improvement. The final million Jews of Europe have been indexed for deportation and death.

Failure at Normandy can have given Hitler the opportunity of constant to rule western Europe, quite if the USA, bloodied and defeated in Normandy, had decided-after and a part years of concentrating on Europe-to flip all its energies to the ever-growing calls for of the Pacific, leaving Europe to its personal units. Had that occurred, I doubt if i'd were alive to put in writing this booklet, or loose to specific my reviews with no worry of arrest."
--Martin Gilbert

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Handbook for Management of Human Service Agencies by Professor T.F. Riggar, Mr. R.E. Matkin

By Professor T.F. Riggar, Mr. R.E. Matkin

A easy consultant for people chargeable for constructing and/or working accomplished or really good human carrier programs.


Drawing on greater than a decade of lecture room adventure and improvement and incorporating criteria from the fee on Accreditation of Rehabilitation amenities (1985 Edition), Riggar and Matkin have created a administration software that's as functional for human provider services because it is for college students. here's the basic administration wisdom required to set up or deal with every kind of human provider courses and facilities.


The textual content is geared up into 23 sections that describe initiatives starting from con­structing venture statements and admis­sion standards to constructing start-up budgets and allocating house for either di­rect and oblique prone. every one part offers definitions and directions, prac­tical examples, routines, and chosen references. whereas the point of interest is at the prac­tices of the personal not-for-profit area, these operating in a profit-oriented surroundings will locate some of the sections and ex­ercises to be important aids for constructing, working, and holding profitable programs.

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What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II by Mary Louise Roberts

By Mary Louise Roberts

How do you persuade males to cost throughout seriously mined shores into lethal machine-gun hearth? Do you attract their bonds with their fellow infantrymen, their patriotism, their wish to finish tyranny and mass homicide? Certainly—but if you’re the U.S. military in 1944, you furthermore may test one other tack: you hold the entice of gorgeous French girls, ready simply at the different part of the cord, able to gift their liberators in oh such a lot of ways.

That’s now not the image of the best new release that we’ve been given, yet it’s the single Mary Louise Roberts paints to devastating influence in What infantrymen Do. Drawing on a massive diversity of assets, together with information studies, propaganda and coaching fabrics, professional making plans files, wartime diaries, and memoirs, Roberts tells the interesting and troubling tale of the way the united states army command systematically spread—and then exploited—the delusion of French girls as sexually skilled and on hand. The ensuing chaos—ranging from flagrant public intercourse with prostitutes to outright rape and rampant venereal disease—horrified the war-weary and demoralized French inhabitants. The sexual predation, and the blithe reaction of the yankee army management, additionally prompted severe friction among the 2 international locations simply as they have been trying to settle questions of long term keep watch over over the liberated territories and the recovery of French sovereignty.

While by no means denying the fulfillment of D-Day, or the bravery of the warriors who took half, What infantrymen Do reminds us that heritage is often extra useful—and extra interesting—when it truly is such a lot sincere, and while it is going past the burnished great thing about nostalgia to grapple with the true lives and actual error of the folks who lived it.

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Human Rights-Based Approaches to Clinical Social Work by S. Megan Berthold

By S. Megan Berthold

This short offers a framework for a way a rights-based technique may be utilized to scientific social paintings perform. The short then illustrates this process by way of utilizing it to perform with survivors (and in a single case perpetrators) of a number of significant human rights matters: torture, human trafficking, and intimate partner/family violence. a special contribution to the social paintings literature, this short demonstrates the appliance and merits of a rights-based strategy outdoors of the area of macro-social paintings perform and judicial and legislative efforts. universal demanding situations to a rights-based method are explored and case reviews and pattern category workouts are integrated to assist practitioners and scholars observe the rules to situations and dilemmas they could confront in real-world practice.

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Social Change and Social Work: The Changing Societal by Timo Harrikari, Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala

By Timo Harrikari, Pirkko-Liisa Rauhala

Social paintings and Social switch discusses and examines how social paintings is challenged through social, political and monetary developments happening in present societies. The authors ask how social paintings as a self-discipline and perform is encountering international and native transformations.Divided into 3 components, subject matters lined contain the altering social paintings mandate all through historical past; social paintings paradigms and theoretical issues; phenomenological social paintings; perform examine; and gender and generational research.Taken jointly, the chapters during this anthology supply an authoritative and up to date review of present discussions in the ecu social paintings study neighborhood.

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Battle of Crete by George Forty

By George Forty

Following the winning German invasion of the Balkans and the seize of mainland Greece, the Axis powers' focussed their attentions upon the strategic island of Crete. The island was once Britain's final foothold within the northeast Mediterranean and used to be perceived as being pivotal to the continued defence of the center East and the the most important sea-lanes resulting in the Suez Canal. through early 1941 the British place within the Mediterranean was once wavering; in North Africa Rommel's forces have been sweeping in the direction of Egypt, and the remainder British fortresses reminiscent of Malta have been threatened. by contrast history, German forces introduced an airborne assault opposed to Crete in past due might 1941. Drawing upon a major collection of modern pictures, allied with first-hand memories from those that fought,'Battle of Crete' examines the most bitterly contested engagements of the early struggle years. Uniquely acknowledged from the perspective of the person struggling with soldier, sailor and airman, this well timed exam of an enormous yet usually missed conflict may be crucial studying for all historians of worldwide warfare 2.

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Hitler's Scientists: Science, War, and the Devil's Pact by John Cornwell

By John Cornwell

An eye-opening account of the increase of technology in Germany via to Hitler’s regime, and the scary Nazi experiments that happened in the course of the Reich

A stunning account of Nazi technological know-how, and a compelling examine the the dramatic upward thrust of German technological know-how within the 19th century, its preeminence within the early 20th, and the scary advancements that ended in its cave in in 1945, this is often the compelling tale of German scientists below Hitler’s regime. Weaving the background of technological know-how and know-how with the fortunes of battle and the tales of guys and ladies whose discoveries introduced either advantages and destruction to the realm, Hitler's Scientists increases questions which are nonetheless pressing this present day. As technological know-how turns into embroiled in new generations of guns of mass destruction and the conflict opposed to terrorism, as advances in biotechnology outstrip conventional ethics, this strong account of Nazi technological know-how kinds an important remark at the moral position of technological know-how.

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Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An by Susan C. Mapp

By Susan C. Mapp

An eye-opening assessment of overseas human rights and social justice, this exemplary introductory textual content makes a speciality of present international difficulties of urgent trouble for social employees. Susan Mapp addresses tough themes akin to healthcare, violence opposed to girls, struggle and clash, compelled hard work, and baby infantrymen in an available demeanour that encourages scholars to imagine seriously approximately such difficulties, learn the problems, and become involved with organisations which are engaged on them. The content material comes alive with short yet vibrant narratives of people struggling with those social difficulties, and with feedback for what scholars can do to create swap: either now and what they are going to be capable of do as pros. Mapp analyzes difficulties of their cultural contexts to assist the reader know the way they built, why they persist, and what the neighborhood and overseas responses, either governmental and nongovernmental, were. because the international turns into ever extra interconnected and difficulties within the international South have an effect on these within the North, this quantity will teach and empower the subsequent new release of social staff to impression genuine swap on the earth.

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Critical thinking for helping professionals : a skills-based by Eileen Gambrill, Leonard Gibbs

By Eileen Gambrill, Leonard Gibbs

Half 1 severe considering: WHAT it really is AND WHY it is necessary. advent: The position of serious pondering within the assisting Professions. workout 1 Making judgements approximately Intervention. workout 2 Reviewing Your ideals approximately wisdom. half 2 spotting PROPAGANDA IN HUMAN prone advertisements. workout three comparing Human-Services ads. workout four Does Scaring adolescence aid Them "Go Straight"?: Applying Read more...

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