When Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice for Difficult Times

When Things Fall Apart

Drawn from traditional Buddhist wisdom, Pema Chodrons radical and compassionate advice for what to do when things fall apart in our lives goes against the grain of our usual habits and ex pectations.--from back cover.

When Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice for Difficult Times

When Things Fall Apart

Describes a traditional Buddhist approach to suffering and how embracing the painful situation and using communication, negative habits, and painful emotions leads to emotional growth and happiness.

When Things Fell Apart

When Things Fell Apart

Explores Africa in the late twentieth century, focusing on the logic of political order and the foundations of the state.

When Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice for Difficult Times

When Things Fall Apart

Describes a traditional Buddhist approach to suffering and how embracing the painful situation and using communication, negative habits, and challenging experiences leads to emotional growth and happiness.

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.

The Survivalist's Handbook

How to Thrive When Things Fall Apart

The Survivalist's Handbook

Let Rainer Stahlberg and The Survivalist’s Handbook prepare you for any crisis. Here are step-by-step plans for surviving a range of disasters—both natural and manmade. This sit he ultimate handbook of disaster scenarios and survival techniques. With this one-of-a-kind guide, you can be ready for: Nuclear, chemical, and biological attacks Global energy crises Worldwide economic collapse Natural disasters Drastic climate change Political upheaval And other terrifying scenarios Growing up in Soviet-dominated Hungary, Rainer Stahlberg developed an increasing wariness of the world around him. Wounded in the Hungarian uprising of 1956, he resolved to never be caught unprepared again. His experiences could save your life. Rather than sit and wait for the end of the world, you should treat today as Day One of any potential catastrophe. That way, you will be ready to survive Day Two! Stahlberg provides extensive lists of survival supplies: food, cooking utensils, shelter and camping equipment, defensive weapons, medicine, and items to barter. You are the only person you can count on in a time of crisis, and with this book, you can be prepared and survive when the worst-case scenario becomes a reality.

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

Critical essays discuss the language, symbolism, characters, and themes of the classic novel about British colonialism in Nigeria.

Summary of Pema Chödrön’s When Things Fall Apart by Milkyway Media

Summary of Pema Chödrön’s When Things Fall Apart by Milkyway Media

In When Things Fall Apart (1997), American Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön offers lessons on how to move through life’s painful moments. Chödrön acknowledges that encountering fear and pain is an inevitable aspect of the human experience... Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

When Things Fall Apart

Qualitative Studies of Poverty in the Former Soviet Union

When Things Fall Apart

This study uses quantitative and qualitative research methods to document the experiences of people in Armenia, Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan struggling to cope with the dramatic changes in lifestyle and economic conditions following the collapse of the Soviet Union. It demonstrates how poverty in the region differs from that experienced in other parts of the world, and looks at how cultural and institutional barriers have hindered attempts to improve these problems. It also examines the links between poverty, gender and ethnicity, and seeks to convey the psychological impact of poverty, as well as its social and economic effects.