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Zwischen Wahn und Wahrheit: Wie Verschwörungstheorien und Fake News die Gesellschaft spalten

by Michael C. Bauer Laura Deinzer

Im medialen Zeitalter sieht sich jeder Einzelne tagtäglich mit einer Flut an Informationen konfrontiert. Neben Nachrichten, die im Minutentakt unsere Bildschirme füllen, prasseln Kommentare, Verschwörungsmythen und Fake News auf uns ein. Zwischen wahnhaften, aufgehetzten Diskursen und verlässlichen Informationen zu unterscheiden, ist eine der Herausforderungen im sogenannten postfaktischen Zeitalter. Der Wahrheitsbegriff scheint aufgeweicht: es zählen Meinungen statt Fakten, Gefühle statt Evidenz, Gerüchte statt Beweise. Die Herausforderungen, die sich durch die Verbreitung von Halbwahrheiten und Verschwörungstheorien für die Wissenschaftskommunikation – nicht nur in Zeiten der Corona-Pandemie – ergeben, stehen Im Mittelpunkt dieses Buches.Beiträge verschiedener Fachgebiete von Psychologie und Gesundheitswissenschaften über Philosophie und Geschichte bis hin zu Naturwissenschaften beleuchten, wie sich Mythen im Alltag manifestieren, wie sich Verschwörungserzählungen ausbreiten und welche Kontroversen zwischen Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft zu Problemen für die öffentliche Kommunikation führen.Mit Beiträgen von Sebastian Bartoschek, Anna Beniermann, Fabian Chmielewski, Katrin Götz-Votteler, Simone Hespers, Uwe P. Kanning, Sina Klaß, Claus Oberhauser, Jan Skudlarek, Meinald T. Thielsch und Ines Welzenbach-Vogel.

Zwischen Achtsamkeit und Pragmatismus: Souverän agieren in herausfordernden Situationen

by Christine Lehner Sabine Weihe

Dieses Buch zeigt, wie man auch unter Stress und Anspannung zielorientiert und konzentriert bleiben kann. Es ist geschrieben für Menschen, die ihre mentale Stärke und ihre Kommunikationskompetenzen verbessern möchten, und für Menschen im Job, die ihr Selbstmanagement und ihre Kommunikationsstrategien im beruflichen Alltag professionalisieren möchten. Mit einem Vorwort von Gunther Schmidt. Fragen aus dem Inhalt: Welche innere Haltung gibt Sicherheit in bewegten Zeiten? Was passiert in meinem Gehirn, wenn ich in Stresssituationen gerate, z. B. durch sog. Killerphrasen? Wie kann ich gut bei mir selbst bleiben? Wie kann ich mit Blackouts in schwierigen Gesprächssituationen umgehen? Welches Handwerkszeug hilft dabei, zielorientiert und gelassen heikle Situationen zu meistern? Wie kann ich Emotionen bei mir und anderen professionell steuern lernen? Die Autorinnen: Christine Lehner, Dipl.-Päd. und Psychotherapeutin, ist freiberufliche Beraterin und Trainerin mit den Schwerpunkten Mentale Stärke und Stressmanagement. Sabine Weihe, Dipl.-Verwaltungswissenschaftlerin, freiberuflich und angestellt tätig als Beraterin, Trainerin, Coach, mit den Schwerpunkten Organisationsentwicklung und Kommunikation.

The Zurich Numbers: The November Man Book 5 (The November Man #5)

by Bill Granger

WARNING: ADDICTIVE READING.WE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF TIME, DRY EYES OR DISCONNECTION WITH REALITY FOLLOWING PROLONGED READING.'Granger has combined Ian Fleming, John Le Carré and Trevanian in one heady mix' New York TimesSTART READING THE NOVEMBER MAN SERIES NOW! Then go on to read the rest, you won't regret it.Devereaux has lived on the edge for long enough to know trouble when it comes his way. He has been out of action for a year, but he is still a target. The Opposition won't forget the November Man and won't make the same mistakes again. Even R Section can't offer him much protection but, as Devereaux said himself, all the king's horses and all the king's men won't stop the Russians getting what they want. So with a KGB issued contract on his life drawing Soviet hitmen onto US soil, Devereaux is out on his own. Precisely where he wants to be...'America's best spy novelist' - Ed McBainLoved this? Read Hemingway's Notebook next . . .

Zurich International Chess Tournament, 1953

by David Bronstein

The book of a strong tournament is more than just a games collection. When its participants are the world's strongest players . . . the tournament as a whole represents a step forward in the development of chess creativity. We may take as examples of such tournaments the events at Hastings 1895, St. Petersburg 1914, New York 1924, Moscow 1935, and Groningen 1946. Beyond doubt, Zurich-Neuhausen 1953 deserves a place among them.David Bronstein ventured this evaluation of Zurich 1953 just three years after the event, in the preface to the first Russian edition of this book. Since that time the 210 games of the legendary tournament have only grown in stature. Most knowledgeable chess players now rate it the greatest tournament since World War II, and possibly the greatest tournament of all time.In the 1920s Jim Marfia, a talented amateur player, became determined to provide an authoritative English translation of Bronstein's book, a task which occupied him for several years. The complete record of the famous Zurich International Chess Tournament, 1953, is available in English for the first time.Held to determine a challenger for then World Champion Botvinnik, Zurich 1953 attracted fifteen of the strongest players in the world: Smyslov; Geller; Boleslavsky; Bronstein; Najdorf; Szabo; Keres; Kotov; Gligoric; Reshevsky; Taimanov; Euwe; Petrosian; Averbakh; and Stahlberg.Almost all the games were hotly contested, and many are masterpieces of the first rank. To mention Euwe-Smylov (round 3), Taimanov-Najdorf (round 4, winner of a brilliancy prize), and Keres-Reshevsky (round 11, one of the most reproduced and analyzed games in chess), is just to touch the tip of the iceberg; there are literally dozens of memorable, innovative games in this volume, including a substantial portion by the author, one of the game's greatest players, who finished tied for second with Keres and Reshevsky, behind the winner Smyslov.Advanced players will want this book for the games alone. Beginning and intermediate players, concerned more immediately with instruction, will find David Bronstein's annotations not only perceptive and thorough, but also a veritable textbook on how to play the middle game.

Zur Philosophie der Mathematik: Logizismus, Intuitionismus, Finitismus, Gödel'sche Unvollständigkeitssätze

by Alexander George Daniel J. Velleman

Dieses Buch bietet einen lebendig geschriebenen Überblick über die Philosophie der MathematikGibt eine gut motivierte und verständliche Einführung in die axiomatische Mengenlehre.<P><P> Zeigt in vorbildlicher Weise die Verzahnung von Mathematik und Philosophie der Mathematik.<P> Dieses Buch blickt in eine bedeutende Epoche der Philosophie der Mathematik zurück, deren Strömungen die heutige Gestalt der Mathematik prägten. <P> In der Wende vom 19. zum 20. Jahrhundert befand sich die Mathematik in einem fundamentalen Umbruch, der die Mathematiker dieser Zeit herausforderte. Sie mussten Stellung beziehen. Die Grundsätze und Wege der philosophischen Richtungen, die dieses Buch verständlich, kritisch und anerkennend beschreibt, wurden von Mathematikern formuliert. Eine Zeit gravierender Disharmonien begann, die bis in Streit und Feindschaften mündeten und zugleich faszinierende und fruchtbare Ergebnisse hervorbrachten, mathematisch wie philosophisch.<P> Es war ein aufregendes, intellektuelles Abenteuer zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts auf einem außergewöhnlich scharfsinnigen und kreativen Niveau. Die Debatte über die unversöhnlichen Ansichten versiegte allmählich und inzwischen ist wieder relative Ruhe in die Gemeinde der Mathematiker eingekehrt. Zentrale philosophische Fragen aber, die damals die Protagonisten spalteten, sind nach wie vor unbeantwortet.<P> Die Suche nach dem Wesen der Mathematik geht weiter und greift auf die Ideen dieser Kontroversen zurück.<P>

The Zuni Cafe Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco's Beloved Restaurant

by Gerald Asher Judy Rodgers

For twenty-four years, in an odd and intimate warren of rooms, San Franciscans of every variety have come to the Zuni Café with high expectations and have rarely left disappointed. <P><P>In The Zuni Café Cookbook, a book customers have been anticipating for years, chef and owner Judy Rodgers provides recipes for Zuni's most well-known dishes, ranging from the Zuni Roast Chicken to the Espresso Granita. But Zuni's appeal goes beyond recipes. Harold McGee concludes, "What makes The Zuni Café Cookbook a real treasure is the voice of Zuni's Judy Rodgers," whose book "repeatedly sheds a fresh and revealing light on ingredients and dishes, and even on the nature of cooking itself." Deborah Madison (Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone) says the introduction alone "should be required reading for every person who might cook something someday."

Zumos: Smoothies)

by Darren Hill Mónica Susana Castro

Este libro no es el típico libro que lo va a aburrir con mostrarle todos los beneficios y esas cosas. Ud. es lo suficientemente inteligente y aparte en el mercado hay cualquier cantidad de esos libros. En este libro vamos directamente al punto. Por eso, y sin mayores demoras, vayamos a nuestras fantásticas recetas de batidos.

Zumbis e Alienígenas: Livro quatro (A Jornada de Kendra #4)

by Eileen Sheehan

Ela lutou contra eles dentro do núcleo da terra. Agora é hora de lidar com aqueles que estão na superfície! Depois de viajar para o centro da terra e lidar com bestas pré-históricas, amazonas enganosas e ainda mais zumbis e alienígenas para resgatar seu filho, Kendra e sua família retornam à superfície do planeta para lidar com os alienígenas de uma vez por todas. Zumbis e Alienígenas é a versão final da emocionante série de suspense e romance, A Jornada de Kendra. O que os leitores estão dizendo:  "Este é o último livro desta série. Você deve ler os três primeiros antes deste. Este livro retoma de onde o terceiro parou. Definitivamente, houve algumas voltas e reviravoltas que eu não esperava. alguns não tão bons, mas a história fluiu e, no final, tudo deu certo. Adoro um bom final e esse definitivamente teve um que juntou tudo e nos deu um feliz para sempre para todos. Amo essa autora! "

Zulu Terror: The Mfecane Holocaust, 1815–1840 (History of Terror)

by Robin Binckes

When the wagons of the Voortrekkers – the Boers, those hardy descendants of the Dutch – moved into the southern African interior in 1836, on the Great Trek, their epic journey to escape British control at the Cape, the wheels of their wagons crunched over carpets of skeletons of those slain in the Mfecane. The years 1815 to 1840 were probably the most devastating and violent period of South Africa&’s turbulent history. The Mfecane (Zulu) or Difaqane (Sotho) was a result of many factors including internecine conflict among the Zulu tribes themselves. Faced with the wrath of the great King Shaka, Mzilikazi (The Road) fled with his followers, who became the Matabele, cutting a swathe of destruction, pillage and genocide across southern Africa from the land of the Zulu (KwaZulu-Natal today) to the Highveld in the north. New alliances and allegiances were forged as refugees fled from the path of the rampaging Mzilikazi, leading to the creation of new nations and alliances between the arriving Voortrekkers and the enemies of the Matabele. Finally defeated in 1836 by the Voortrekkers in a nine-day battle, Mzilikazi crossed the Limpopo River and founded the kingdom of the Matabele in what is now Zimbabwe.

A Zulu Manual or Vade-Mecum: A Companion Volume to ''The Zulu-Kafir Language'', And The '' English - Zulu Dictonary''. (Routledge Revivals)

by Charles Roberts

Published in 1900, this book provides a companion volume to the Zulu Kafir Language and the English Zulu Dictionary. Including a dictionary and examples of language structure and grammar, this book makes Zulu accessible to all levels of learner.

Zulu Kings and their Armies

by Diane Canwell Jonathan Sutherland

Covering nearly one hundred years of Zulu military history, this book focuses on the creation, maintenance, development, tactics and ultimate destruction of the Zulu army. It studies the armies, weapons and tactics under the rule of the five Zulu kings from Shaka to Dinizulu. The rule of each of the five kings is examined in terms of their relationships with the army and how they raised regiments to expand their influence in the region. All the major battles and campaigns are discussed with reference to the development of the weapons and tactics of the army.

Zulu Frontiersman

by C. G. Dennison

It was said of George Dennison that he had seen more active service in southern Africa than any other living man. An eminent soldier cast from a colonial mould of bitter experience, rather than of a formal military education, he was also a frontiersman equal in standing to any legendary figure of the American West. His military career saw him rise from an uncouth trooper with the Bloemfontein Rangers to, fifty years later, a distinguished officer whose advice was sought by the likes of Lord Kitchener, Sir Garnet Wolseley and other British military names of fame. During this time Dennison encountered many foes, some he would have known as neighbours, or men who had lately been his comrades-in-arms. He fought against Afrikaners, Dutchmen, Voortrekkers and the Boers. His black foes were also diverse; the stealthy Xhosa of the eastern Cape; the battle-axe wielding Basutos from their lofty kingdom in the clouds; the Transvaal baPedi, the masters of fortification, and most impressive of all, the amaZulu warriors of King Cetshwayo. In Zulu Frontiersman, Dennison recounts his remarkable exploits in rich and lively prose. Originally published in 1904 in abridged form (under the title A Fight to the Finish) his memoirs have now been expertly reworked by Ron Lock and Peter Quantrill in order to reinstate some of the fascinating details missing from the earlier published account, including for example Dennison's involvement in and dramatic escape from the battle of Hlobane.

Zulu Battle Piece: Islandhlwana

by Sir Reginald Coupland

First published in 1948, renowned British Empire historian Coupland describes, with swift and vivid strokes, the situation between whites and blacks, the great military qualities and terrifying military tactics of the Zulu warriors and the characters of the Englishmen, soldiers and politicians, involved in the disaster. Having prepared the reader with consummate art and scholarship, he then sets the great action in that strange, eerie land, until the reader can truly feel that he has lived through it himself. The aftermath brings him to Rorke’s Drift and the gallant British stand that averted irretrievable disaster.A first-rate account of the battle.

Zuleikha: A Novel

by Guzel Yakhina

WINNER OF THE BIG BOOK AWARD, THE LEO TOLSTOY YASNAYA POLYANA AWARD AND THE BEST PROSE WORK OF THE YEAR AWARD A sweeping, multi-award winning novel set in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, as gangs of marauding soldiers terrorise and plunder the countryside. Zuleikha, the 'pitiful hen', is living in the home of her brutal husband and despotic mother-in-law in a small Tatar village. When her husband is executed by communist soldiers for hiding grain, she is arrested and sent into exile in Siberia. In the first gruelling winter, hundreds die of hunger, cold and exhaustion. Yet forced to survive in that harsh, desolate wilderness, she begins to build a new life for herself and discovers an inner strength she never knew she had. Exile is the making of Zuleikha.

Zuckerman Unbound

by Philip Roth

Now in his mid-thirties, Nathan Zuckerman, a would-be recluse despite his new-found fame as a bestselling author, ventures onto the streets of Manhattan in the final year of the turbulent sixties. Not only is he assumed by his fans to be his own fictional satyr, Gilbert Carnovsky ("Hey, you do all that stuff in that book?"), but he also finds himself the target of admonishers, advisers, and sidewalk literary critics. The recent murders of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., lead an unsettled Zuckerman to wonder if "target" may be more than a figure of speech. Zuckerman retreats from his oldest friends, breaks his marriage to a virtuous woman, and damages, perhaps irreparably, his affectionate connection to his younger brother...and all because of his great good fortune!

Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care

by Marilyn Augustyn Barry Zuckerman

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This substantially updated edition is clear and concise, packed with precisely written summaries of developmental and behavioral issues for all pediatric clinicians and other healthcare professionals. In a succinct, heavily bulleted style, the authors offer practical guidance on addressing important questions many parents ask about their children’s development and behavior. Ideal for the busy clinician to quickly and efficiently access helpful clinical information on the fly.

Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

by Roger McNamee

The story of how a noted tech venture capitalist, an early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and investor in his company, woke up to the serious damage Facebook was doing to our society and set out to try to stop it. <P><P>If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from destroying our democracy, he would have howled with laughter. He had mentored many tech leaders in his illustrious career as an investor, but few things had made him prouder, or been better for his fund's bottom line, than his early service to Mark Zuckerberg. Still a large shareholder in Facebook, he had every good reason to stay on the bright side. Until he simply couldn't. <P><P>ZUCKED is McNamee's intimate reckoning with the catastrophic failure of the head of one of the world's most powerful companies to face up to the damage he is doing. It's a story that begins with a series of rude awakenings. First there is the author's dawning realization that the platform is being manipulated by some very bad actors. <P><P>Then there is the even more unsettling realization that Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are unable or unwilling to share his concerns, polite as they may be to his face. And then comes the election of Donald Trump, and the emergence of one horrific piece of news after another about the malign ends to which the Facebook platform has been put. To McNamee's shock, even still Facebook's leaders duck and dissemble, viewing the matter as a public relations problem. Now thoroughly alienated, McNamee digs into the issue, and fortuitously meets up with some fellow travelers who share his concern, and help him sharpen its focus. <P><P>Soon he and a dream team of Silicon Valley technologists are charging into the fray, to raise consciousness about the existential threat of Facebook, and the persuasion architecture of the attention economy more broadly -- to our public health and to our political order. Zucked is both an enthralling personal narrative and a masterful explication of the forces that have conspired to place us all on the horns of this dilemma. <P><P>This is the story of a company and its leadership, but it's also a larger tale of a business sector unmoored from normal constraints, just at a moment of political and cultural crisis, the worst possible time to be given new tools for summoning the darker angels of our nature and whipping them into a frenzy. <P><P>Like Jimmy Stewart in Rear Window, Roger McNamee happened to be in the right place to witness a crime, and it took him some time to make sense of what he was seeing and what we ought to do about it. The result of that effort is a wise, hard-hitting, and urgently necessary account that crystallizes the issue definitively for the rest of us. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>

The Zucchini Warriors (Macdonald Hall #5)

by Gordon Korman

The story of a football team trying to get a winning season and their secret weapon is a girl.

Zucchini Out West

by Barbara Dana Lynette Hemmant

Zucchini is Billy's pet and his best friend. When biologists at the ASPCA think that Zucchini is a rare black-footed ferret, Billy is in a quandary. He loves animals and does everything he can to help the ecology, but realizes that he can't keep an endangered animal as a pet. Can Billy do the right thing and risk losing Zucchini forever?

Zoya's Story

by John Follain Rita Cristofari

Kabul was always more beautiful in the snow. Even the piles of rotting rubbish in my street, the only source of food for the scrawny chickens and goats that our neighbors kept outside their mud houses, looked beautiful to me after the snow had covered them in white during the long night. Though she is only twenty-three, Zoya has witnessed and endured more tragedy and terror than most people experience in a lifetime. Born in a land ravaged by war, she was robbed of her parents when they were murdered by Muslim fundamentalists. Devastated, she fled Kabul with her grandmother and started a new life in exile in Pakistan. She joined the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), an organization that challenged the crushing edicts of the Taliban government, and she took destiny into her own hands, joining a dangerous, clandestine war to save her nation. Direct and unsentimental, Zoya vividly brings to life the realities of growing up in a Muslim culture, the terror of living in a perpetual war zone, the pain of losing those she has loved, the horrors of a woman's life under the Taliban, and the discovered healing and transformation that lead her on a path of resistance.

Zoya

by Danielle Steel

Against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and World War I Europe, Zoya, young cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to find safety. Her entire world forever changed, she faces hard times and joins the Ballet Russe in Paris. And then, when life is kind to her, Zoya moves on to a new and glittering life in New York. The days of ease are all too brief as the Depression strikes, and she loses everything yet again. It is her career, and the man she meets in the course of it, which ultimately save her, as she rebuilds her life through the war years and beyond. And it is her family that comes to mean everything to her. From the roaring twenties to the 1980's, Zoya remains a rare and spirited woman whose legacy will live on.From the Paperback edition.

Zoya (Bestseller Oro Ser. #Vol. 245)

by Danielle Steel

La historia de una mujer singular que fue testigo y actor de los acontecimientos que sacudieron al mundo durante el siglo XX Tras la devastación de la Revolución rusa y la Primera Guerra Mundial, Zoya, la joven prima del zar, se ve obligada a huir de San Petersburgo y buscar refugio en París. Las adversidades que allí le sobrevienen terminan de convencerla de que su mundo ha cambiado para siempre. Logra unirse al ballet ruso de París, con cuyo salario mantiene a su indómita abuela y a sí misma. El amor le ofrece una tregua de felicidad cuando el apuesto capitán Clayton Andrews, cautivado por la joven aristócrata, se la lleva a Manhattan como su prometida. Sin embargo, ninguno de los dos imaginaba las penurias que deberán soportar durante los años de la Gran Depresión que asolan Norteamérica. A través de la historia de un siglo convulsionado y cambiante, Zoya representa una de esas mujeres luchadoras cuyo legado quedarápor siempre entre nosotros. La crítica ha dicho...«Genuinamente conmovedora.»People

Zorro's Shadow: How a Mexican Legend Became America's First Superhero

by Stephen J. C. Andes

Long before Superman or Batman made their first appearances, there was Zorro. Born on the pages of the pulps in 1919, Zorro fenced his way through the American popular imagination, carving his signature letter Z into the flesh of evildoers in Old Spanish California. Zorro is the original caped crusader, the first hero to have a band called the Avengers, and the character who laid the blueprint for the modern American superhero: the mask, the alter-ego, extraordinary physical skills, and a struggle against arch-villains. Famed comics pioneer Bob Kane even wrote that "Zorro was a major influence on my creation of Batman."In Zorro's Shadow, historian and Latin American studies expert Stephen J. C. Andes investigates the legends behind the mask of Zorro, revealing that the origin of America's first superhero lies in Latinx history and experience. Andes begins his investigation in Mexico City at a statue of William Lamport, the so-called "Irish Zorro," who was burned at the stake by the Mexican Inquisition. There, he discovers new documents at the Mexican National Archives and travels to the Sonoran desert to find the birthplace of Joaquín Murrieta, a California Gold Rush bandit who many claim inspired the creation of Zorro. Based on the never-before-seen letters of Zorro creator Johnston McCulley, Andes describes how the legends around Lamport and Murrieta influenced the development of the masked hero in black, and further, how Zorro went from a real life Mexican bandido to a distinctly white, aristocratic hero. Revealing the length of Zorro's shadow on the superhero genre is a reclamation of the legend of Zorro for a multiethnic and multicultural America.

El zorro y la cigüeña (¡Arriba la Lectura!, Level H #60)

by Annette Smith Tamsin Hinrichsen

El zorro le hace una broma a su amiga la cigüeña. Pero la cigüeña le enseña al zorro algo sobre la amistad. NIMAC-sourced textbook

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