The Pursuit of Progress Cyril Northcote Parkinson

The Pursuit of Power: Europe, 1815-1914  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Oct. 1, 2016
The Pursuit of Power: Europe, 1815-1914

Richard J. Evans, "The Pursuit of Power: Europe, 1815-1914"
ISBN: 0713990880, 0670024570 | 2016 | EPUB | 848 pages | 4 MB

The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)  Video

Posted by Limon4iK at June 9, 2016
The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)

The Pursuit Of Happyness (2006)
BRRip 1080p | MP4 / AVC @2500 Kbps | 1920x800 | 01:57:27 | 2.24 GB
English: AAC, 224 Kbps (6 channels)
Genre: Biography, Drama

In 1981, in San Francisco, the smart salesman and family man Chris Gardner invested the family savings in Ostelo National bone-density scanners, an apparatus twice more expensive than x-ray with practically the same resolution…

...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986)  Video

Posted by fekmax at Jan. 5, 2016
...And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986)

…And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986)
English | DVDRip | AVI | XviD, 2309 Kbps | 592x448 | 23.976 fps | 1.37 GB
Audio: MP3, 87.2 Kbps | 2 channels | 48.0 KHz | Runtime: 01:21:15 minutes | Subtitles: Spanish (srt)
Genre: Documentary

After acknowledging his own immigrant background, Malle, tries to present the range of immigrant experiences in the US during the 1980's. In an attempt to be comprehensive, the film includes interviews with migrant workers and illegal entrants along the Mexican border, conversations with an enterprising Indian motel owner, coverage of industrious African and Asian families in the cities, an extensive interview with the first Costa Rican astronaut, visits with Cuban exiles in Miami, several conversations with West Indian poet Derek Walcott, an extended portrait of the deposed Nicaraguan General Samoza (the surviving brother of Anastasio Somoza Debayle) and his extended family.

Human Happiness and the Pursuit of Maximization: Is More Always Better? [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Oct. 29, 2014
Human Happiness and the Pursuit of Maximization: Is More Always Better? [Repost]

Hilke Brockmann, Jan Delhey - Human Happiness and the Pursuit of Maximization: Is More Always Better?
Published: 2013-07-23 | ISBN: 9400766084 | PDF | 216 pages | 3 MB

Meetings of the Mind: Life, Literature, and the Pursuit of Agreement  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Oct. 27, 2014
Meetings of the Mind: Life, Literature, and the Pursuit of Agreement

David Damrosch, "Meetings of the Mind: Life, Literature, and the Pursuit of Agreement"
2000 | ISBN-10: 0691050554, 0691050562 | 224 pages | PDF | 1 MB

The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at April 5, 2014
The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples (repost)

The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples by David Gilmour
English | ISBN: 0374283168 | 2011 | EPUB | 480 pages | 32 MB

One of The Economist’s 2011 Books of the Year
Did Garibaldi do Italy a disservice when he helped its disparate parts achieve unity? Was the goal of political unification a mistake? These questions are asked and answered in a number of ways in this engaging, original consideration of the many histories that contribute to the brilliance—and weakness—of Italy today.

PBS - Ferrets: The Pursuit of Excellence (2007)  Video

Posted by notbanned at March 26, 2014
PBS - Ferrets: The Pursuit of Excellence (2007)

PBS - Ferrets: The Pursuit of Excellence (2007)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2239 Kbps | 56mn 31s | Audio: English AAC 144 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 965 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Ohio's annual Ferret Buckeye Bash is the largest and most popular ferret show in the country. Hundreds of top breeders, seasoned experts and ferret enthusiasts pamper and parade their pets in a quest for prizes and prestige. Though these mischievous and often quirky creatures are unlikely show animals, the competition is intense. Tension is high but the tiny competitors don't understand all the fuss; they're too busy creating mayhem!

The Pursuit of Laziness: An Idle Interpretation of the Enlightenment (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at March 25, 2014
The Pursuit of Laziness: An Idle Interpretation of the Enlightenment (repost)

The Pursuit of Laziness: An Idle Interpretation of the Enlightenment by Pierre Saint-Amand and Jennifer Curtiss Gage
English | ISBN: 0691149275 | 2011 | PDF | 176 pages | 1,7 MB

We think of the Enlightenment as an era dominated by ideas of progress, production, and industry–not an era that favored the lax and indolent individual. But was the Enlightenment only about the unceasing improvement of self and society?

The Pursuit of Happiness: An Economy of Well-Being (Brookings Focus) (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Dec. 27, 2013
The Pursuit of Happiness: An Economy of Well-Being (Brookings Focus) (repost)

Carol Graham, "The Pursuit of Happiness: An Economy of Well-Being (Brookings Focus)"
English | ISBN 10: 0815721277 | 2011 | PDF | 160 pages | 2,8 MB

In The Pursuit of Happiness, the latest addition to the Brookings FOCUS series, Carol Graham explores what we know about the determinants of happiness, across and within countries at different stages of development. She then takes a look at just what we can do with that new knowledge and clearly presents both the promise and the potential pitfalls of injecting the "economics of happiness" into public policymaking.

The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)  Video

Posted by sono.il.garante at Oct. 27, 2013
The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)

The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)
DVDRip | Lang: English | Avi | 704x384 | XviD 1598Kbps | Ac3 192Kbps | 93:01mins | 1.17gb
Genre: Drama | Usa

A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets. When the opportunity presents itself he escapes and is subsequently on the run with his girlfriend. But how long can this situation last?