500 Hidden Secrets of Amsterdam

500 Hidden Secrets of Amsterdam
Author: Guido Van Eijck,Naafs VAN EIJCK,Saskia Naafs
Publsiher: Uitgeverij Luster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2022-06-07
ISBN: 9789460583131
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

500 Hidden Secrets of Amsterdam Book Excerpt:

* A practical guide to discovering Amsterdam's finest places, buildings, restaurant, shops, museums, neighborhoods, parks, hotels and cafes* Revised and updated edition"If you really want to get under the skin of a city, the 500 Hidden Secrets series, which covers a number of cities from Havana to Ghent, all written by people who know the cities inside out, is ideal. It's an innovative and refreshing take on the traditional travel guide."- The Independent ?For tourists who want to avoid the well-known tourist spots and discover the locals' favorite addresses, and for residents who want to get to know their city even better. Written by born and bred Amsterdammers, the book includes lists such as the 5 best secondhand markets, the 5 most inspiring museums and the 5 best places to listen to live music, with a total 500 addresses and facts that few people know. Includes extensive maps and a comprehensive index.

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Amsterdam

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Amsterdam
Author: Guido van Eijck,Saskia Naafs
Publsiher: Uitgeverij Luster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2015
ISBN: 9789460581441
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Amsterdam Book Excerpt:

For tourists who want to avoid the well-known tourist spots and discover the locals' favourite addresses, and for residents who want to get to know their city even better. Written by born and bred Amsterdammers, the book includes lists such as the 5 best vintage markets, the 5 best small museums and the 5 best concert venues, with a total 500 addresses and facts that few people know. Includes extensive maps and a comprehensive index. AUTHOR: Guido van Eijck and Saskia Naafs live in Amsterdam and they know everything there is to know about their hometown. They both are journalists and they often work together, for example on articles for the magazine De Groene Amsterdammer. Saskia also writes about city life and travel for the Amsterdam newspaper Het Parool; Guido writes for a.o. de Volkskrant and co-edited a travel guide about communist heritage in Eastern Europe. 200 colour illustrations

SECRET AMSTERDAM

SECRET AMSTERDAM
Author: JONGLEZ.
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020
ISBN: 9782361954178
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

SECRET AMSTERDAM Book Excerpt:

Conrad s Secrets

Conrad s Secrets
Author: R. Hampson
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 299
Release: 2012-08-13
ISBN: 1137264675
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Conrad s Secrets Book Excerpt:

Conrad's Secrets explores a range of knowledges which would have been familiar to Conrad and his original readers. Drawing on research into trade, policing, sexual and financial scandals, changing theories of trauma and contemporary war-crimes, the book provides contexts for Conrad's fictions and produces original readings of his work.

The Secrets Of Nostradamus

The Secrets Of Nostradamus
Author: David Ovason
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2012-02-14
ISBN: 0062194011
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secrets Of Nostradamus Book Excerpt:

His name has become a synonym for clairvoyance: Nostradamus, astrologer to the king of France, the most famous seer in Western history. But the real meaning of his prophecies has gone undetected, hidden in a secret alchemical code. Known as the Green Language, it was understood by only a handful of medieval occult scholars, and has been lost for centuries—until now. David Ovason spent 40 years working on the Green Language, enabling him to finally crack the secret code of Nostradamus. In this book, he reveals with line-by-line analysis the hidden writings of the great astrologer, showing that his dates and details are more exact than any previous scholars have realized. As a master of the arcane astrological traditions practiced by Nostradamus, Ovason provides the most accurate and insightful account ever written of this mysterious figure's writings, predictions, and life.

Political Gain and Civilian Pain

Political Gain and Civilian Pain
Author: Thomas George Weiss,David Cortright,George A. Lopez,Larry Minear
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 320
Release: 1997
ISBN: 9780847687039
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Political Gain and Civilian Pain Book Excerpt:

The use of sanctions is increasing in the post-Cold War world. Along with this increase, the international community must ask itself whether sanctions 'work, ' in the sense that they incite citizens to change or overthrow an offending government, and whether sanctions are really less damaging than the alternative of war. Here for the first time, sanctions and humanitarian aid experts converge on these questions and consider the humanitarian impacts of sanctions along with their potential political benefits. The results show that often the most vulnerable members of targeted societies pay the price of sanctions, and that in addition, the international system is called upon to compensate the victims for the undeniable pain they have suffered. Well-chosen case studies of South Africa, Iraq, the former Yugoslavia, and Haiti illustrate how much pain the community of states is willing to inflict upon civilians in the quest for political gains. Together with an analytical framework and policy conclusions, this important book seeks to clarify the range of options and strategies to policymakers who impose sanctions and to humanitarian officials who operate in sanctioned environments

Emanuel Swedenborg Secret Agent on Earth and in Heaven

Emanuel Swedenborg  Secret Agent on Earth and in Heaven
Author: Marsha Keith Schuchard
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 824
Release: 2011-10-28
ISBN: 9004214194
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emanuel Swedenborg Secret Agent on Earth and in Heaven Book Excerpt:

Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French, pro-Jacobite party of “Hats” in Sweden. Utilizing Kabbalistic meditation techniques, he sought political intelligence on earth and in heaven.

The Old Red Chair and its Secrets

The Old Red Chair and its Secrets
Author: May Parker
Publsiher: Lulu Press, Inc
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-05-06
ISBN: 095590756X
Category: Family & Relationships
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Old Red Chair and its Secrets Book Excerpt:

Clearing the home of a deceased loved one is devastating, especially when its contents hold precious childhood memories. Dave was instinctively drawn to his grandmother’s old red armchair which he kept back, and that’s when, at 42, his life changed. An old-school friendship is rekindled. Was that really a coincidence or did Dave’s grandmother, like Jane Austen’s Emma, play matchmaker but from the other side? Dave’s life is turned upside down when he discovers the secrets his grandmother held for so many years. Will Dave act on a powerful natural impulse to learn the truth about his past and, if he does, what will he discover?

Hidden Holland

Hidden Holland
Author: Saskia Naafs,Guido van Eijck
Publsiher: Uitgeverij Luster
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2019-05
ISBN: 9789460582387
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hidden Holland Book Excerpt:

Hidden Holland is the third guide in the Hidden series covering countries and regions, and following on from the phenomenally successful 500 Hidden Secrets series which focuses on cities around the world. It brings you the unexpected sides of the Netherlands through interesting stories and surprising places such as: 5 artworks in unexpected locations, the 7 most authentic pubs, 6 impressive Deltaprojects, 5 cool gentrified industrial sites, 6 local specialties you should try and much more. AUTHORS: Guido van Eijck and Saskia Naafs are writers and journalists; they write about several subjects, from politics to travel, for a.o. De Groene Amsterdammer and several Dutch newspapers. They lived in Amsterdam for quite a while and then moved back to their birth town, Rotterdam. They are the authors of two guides about these cities: The 500 Hidden Secrets of Amsterdam and The 500 Hidden Secrets of Rotterdam. SELLING POINT: * In Hidden Holland writers Saskia Naafs & Guido van Eijck explore every corner of their home country, and share many interesting stories and surprising places in fun lists 90 colour images

The Study of The Federal Reserve and Its Secrets

The Study of The Federal Reserve and Its Secrets
Author: Eustace Clarence Mullins
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 174
Release: 2013-04-24
ISBN: 1627931147
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Study of The Federal Reserve and Its Secrets Book Excerpt:

In the fall of 1949 I went to the Library of Congress to get material for a newspaper article about the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. What I expected to be a week's labor turned into a lengthy research job of nineteen months, for I discovered, in my initial inquiry, that there existed not one narrative account of the origins and activities of this powerful organization. The standard works on the Federal Reserve System, almost entirely abstruse and technical works on economics, I found of little practical value. Even in the matter of acceptances, the usual textbooks contained no information upon such an important item in America's economic history as the changeover from the open-book system of credit to the acceptance system, which has wrought such vast changes in our practice of commerce, and for this information I found only one source, a few pamphlets published by the American Acceptance Council from 1915 to 1928. It is, then, little wonder that the student with a Master's Degree in Economics from one of the better universities will see here for the first time material which should have been before him in his elementary courses." Eustace Clarence Mullins, Jr was a populist American political writer and biographer. His most famous and influential work is The Secrets of The Federal Reserve, described by congressman Wright Patman as 'a very fine book [which] has been very useful to me'. He is generally regarded as one of the most influential authors in the genre of conspiracism.

53 Amsterdam Travel Tips Secrets Advice Insight for the Perfect Amsterdam Trip

53 Amsterdam Travel Tips  Secrets  Advice   Insight for the Perfect Amsterdam Trip
Author: Rory Moulton
Publsiher: Independently Published
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2018-10-17
ISBN: 9781728665788
Category: Travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

53 Amsterdam Travel Tips Secrets Advice Insight for the Perfect Amsterdam Trip Book Excerpt:

In 53 Amsterdam Travel Tips, I dispense my very best advice for traveling Amsterdam. Gleaned from over 15 years of travels to the great city of canals, my secrets and insight will help you plan and execute the perfect Amsterdam getaway. You

Secrets and Knowledge in Medicine and Science 1500 1800

Secrets and Knowledge in Medicine and Science  1500   1800
Author: Alisha Rankin
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2016-04-01
ISBN: 1317058321
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Secrets and Knowledge in Medicine and Science 1500 1800 Book Excerpt:

Secrets played a central role in transformations in medical and scientific knowledge in early modern Europe. As a new fascination with novelty began to take hold from the late fifteenth century, Europeans thirsted for previously unknown details about the natural world: new plants, animals, and other objects from nature, new recipes for medical and alchemical procedures, new knowledge about the human body, and new facts about the way nature worked. These 'secrets' became popular items of commerce and trade, as the quest for new and exclusive bits of information met the vibrant early modern marketplace. Whether disclosed widely in print or kept more circumspect in manuscripts, secrets helped drive an expanding interest in acquiring knowledge throughout early modern Europe. Bringing together international scholars, this volume provides a pan-European and interdisciplinary overview on the topic. Each essay offers significant new interpretations of the role played by secrets in their area of specialization. Chapters address key themes in early modern history and the history of medicine, science and technology including: the possession, circulation and exchange of secret knowledge across Europe; alchemical secrets and laboratory processes; patronage and the upper-class market for secrets; medical secrets and the emerging market for proprietary medicines; secrets and cosmetics; secrets and the body and finally gender and secrets.

The Gestapo A History of Hitler s Secret Police 1933 45

The Gestapo  A History of Hitler s Secret Police 1933   45
Author: Rupert Butler
Publsiher: Amber Books Ltd
Total Pages: 170
Release: 2010-06-24
ISBN: 1908273941
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Gestapo A History of Hitler s Secret Police 1933 45 Book Excerpt:

From its creation in 1933 until Hitler's death in May 1945, anyone living in Nazi-controlled territory lived in fear of a visit from the Gestapo – an abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei – or secret state police. Young or old, rich or poor, nobody was beyond the attentions of a brutally efficient organization that spread its malign influence into every corner of Europe in the wake of the all-conquering German armed forces. The Gestapo offers a detailed history of this evil operation – commanded for much of its life by the SS chief Heinrich Himmler – whose 20,000 members were responsible for the internal security of the Reich. Under its auspices, hundreds of thousands of civilians, resistance fighters and spies in occupied Europe were brutalized, tortured and murdered, and many, many more were deported to almost certain death in concentration camps. Based upon the Gestapo's own archives and eye-witness accounts, the author charts the development of the organization, its key figures, such as Reinhard Heydrich, its brutal methods, and how the Gestapo dealt with internal security, including the various unsuccessful attempts to assassinate Hitler. The book is a lively and expert account of this notorious but little-understood secret police that terrorized hundreds of thousands of people across Europe. [This is a text-only ebook edition.]

The Bonparte Patterson Marriage in 1803 and the Secret Correspondence on the Subject Never Before Made Public Collected and Arranged by W T R Saffell

The Bonparte Patterson Marriage in 1803  and the Secret Correspondence on the Subject  Never Before Made Public  Collected and Arranged by W  T  R  Saffell
Author: W.T.R. SAFFELL
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 258
Release: 1873
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bonparte Patterson Marriage in 1803 and the Secret Correspondence on the Subject Never Before Made Public Collected and Arranged by W T R Saffell Book Excerpt:

The Secret Tradition in Alchemy

The Secret Tradition in Alchemy
Author: Arthur Edward Waite
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2013-02-11
ISBN: 1136182934
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Tradition in Alchemy Book Excerpt:

A complete history of alchemy revealing the subject as much more than the attempts in early science of turning base metals into gold or silver, this book goes about intimating the mystical experience underlying hermetic symbolism. It outlines some of the ‘secret’ inner meanings to alchemy - symbolism, metaphysics, and spirituality. This book contains a universe of information and is worthwhile reading for anyone wanting to know more on this engaging subject. Originally published in 1926.

The Secret War Against Dope

The Secret War Against Dope
Author: Andrew Tully
Publsiher: eNet Press
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2015-07-17
ISBN: 1618867369
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret War Against Dope Book Excerpt:

U.S. Customs agents worked heroically to stamp out drug smugglers during the 1970s and Andrew Tully, columnist and journalist, was on hand to write it all down. Taken from the closed files of the U.S. Customs Bureau, these good guys and bad guys stories are full of car chases, gun battles, and persistent and savvy agents who lassoed the criminals in the end. Tully's stories were collected when Nixon's drug war model was written into the stone of U.S. politics and practice -- a model that focuses on enforcement of prohibition laws at home and interdiction of supply abroad. As we know, despite the war, after years of battling against narcotics, the levels of addiction, trafficking and violence continue to rise. But at the time, Tully himself fully supported this policy and believed that if the good guys were tough enough and the bad guys lured out of the shadows and punished enough, that the world would be saved from, in his words, "the Merchants of Death." The Secret War Against Dope, though not so secret today, is a historically important account written by an award winning journalist of his day.

Decrypted Secrets

Decrypted Secrets
Author: Friedrich L. Bauer
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2013-11-11
ISBN: 3662047365
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Decrypted Secrets Book Excerpt:

In today's extensively wired world, cryptology is vital for guarding communication channels, databases, and software from intruders. Increased processing and communications speed, rapidly broadening access and multiplying storage capacity tend to make systems less secure over time, and security becomes a race against the relentless creativity of the unscrupulous. The revised and extended third edition of this classic reference work on cryptology offers a wealth of new technical and biographical details. The book presupposes only elementary mathematical knowledge. Spiced with exciting, amusing, and sometimes personal accounts from the history of cryptology, it will interest general a broad readership.

Main Street 5 The Secret Book Club

Main Street  5  The Secret Book Club
Author: Ann M. Martin
Publsiher: Scholastic Inc.
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2013-04-01
ISBN: 0545295696
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Main Street 5 The Secret Book Club Book Excerpt:

Flora, Ruby, Olivia, and Nikki start their own summer book club when well-loved books start appearing on their doorsteps in the fifth of Ann Martin's wonderful Main Street books. Flora and Ruby are about to start their second summer in Camden Falls. An element of mystery is instantly added when someone -- the girls don't know who -- leaves copies of a very special book on their doorstop, with instructions to read and discuss it. Olivia and Nikki also get books, and soon the girls are starting their own book club -- with some very interesting ties between the books they're reading and the things they're facing over the summer. But who's their literary benefactor? The girls don't need to read Nancy Drew to track down the answer....

The three letter code for condensed telegraphic and inscrutably secret messages and correspondence

The three letter code for condensed telegraphic and inscrutably secret messages and correspondence
Author: Ebenezer Erskine Scott
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1876
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Cipher and telegraph codes
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The three letter code for condensed telegraphic and inscrutably secret messages and correspondence Book Excerpt:

This Machine Kills Secrets

This Machine Kills Secrets
Author: Andy Greenberg
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2012-09-13
ISBN: 0753548011
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This Machine Kills Secrets Book Excerpt:

Young men and women who grew up in the digital age are expressing their dissatisfaction with governments, the military and corporations in a radically new way. They are building machines - writing cryptographic software codes - that are designed to protect the individual in a cloak of anonymity, while institutional secrets are uploaded for public consumption. This movement is shining a light on governments' classified documents and exposing abuses of power like never before. From Australia to Iceland - organisations like Wikileaks, Openleaks, and Anonymous are just some of the more familiar groups that are enabling whistleblowers and transforming the next generation's notion of what activism can be. The revolution won't be televised. It'll be online. Andy Greenberg, technology writer for Forbes magazine, has interviewed all the major players in this new era of activism including Julian Assange - and blows the cover of a key activist, previously only presumed to exist, named The Architect who accomplished for at least two leak sites exactly what his name implies. In This Machine Kills Secrets, Greenberg offers a vision of a world in which institutional secrecy no longer protects those in power - from big banks to dysfunctional governments. A world that digital technology has made all but inevitable.