English-Russian Russian-English Medical Dictionary and Phrasebook: Yuliya Baldwin
´Brilliant, disturbing ... an important story that needed to be told. A fast-moving and most compelling read.´ Helen Rappaport, author of Four Sisters and The Race to Save the Romanovs The gripping human story of how American volunteers fought famine in Bolshevik Russia, saving Lenin´s revolutionary government from chaos and millions of people from starvation In 1921, after six years of unrelenting war and revolution, Russia was in ruins. The economy had collapsed, the country was ravaged by disease and starvation claimed the lives of millions. People were so desperate for food that there were reports of cannibalism, reports that were revealed to be horribly accurate. Remarkably, it was a young American aid worker who uncovered the truth and, even more remarkably, it was the US-backed charity that had sent him to Russia that would save Lenin´s fledgling government by feeding his people. In The Russian Job , acclaimed historian Douglas Smith tells the gripping story of how an American charity fought the Russian famine. Backed by $20 million from the US government, and founded by Herbert Hoover, US Secretary of Commerce, the American Relief Administration recruited more than three hundred young Americans, many of them war veterans. They would oversee the distribution of food, clothing and medical supplies to people throughout Russia´s vast landmass, saving millions of lives. Vividly written, with a rich cast of characters and a deep understanding of the period, The Russian Job shines a bright light on this strange and shadowy moment in history.
Medical Careers and Feminist Agendas:American Scandinavian and Russian Women Physicians
Learn the most important words and phrases for everyday situations and travelling with the audio-learning course ´´Russian for you´´. More than 1300 words and phrases are arranged by topic, summarised in chapters and is authentic in conveying the most important basics of the language. Thus you can concentrate on learning words and phrases from certain topics such as ´´basics´´, ´´travel´´, ´´bank´´ or ´´means of communication´´. With this vocabulary you will be able to place your order in Russian in a restaurant, ask directions in a foreign city or also ask for medical assistance. In addition, you will receive all words and phrases as a PDF file which can be added to your library after the purchase to print, fold and take along. It makes learning fun and provides intensive preparation for your next trip! The PDF booklet that accompanies this selection will be automatically added to your library after the purchase. 1. Language: English. Narrator: div.. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/jour/000051/bk_jour_000051_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
At last a book about the so-called ´´Mad Monk´´ of Imperial Russia that lays to rest the myths and reveals the truth about one of the most controversial characters in human history while exploring the impact his murder had on a dynasty, a people, and a country. Written in three parts, Killing Rasputin begins with a biography that describes how a simple unkempt ´´holy man´´ from the wilds of Siberia became a friend of Emperor Nicholas II and his empress, Alexandra, at the most crucial moment in Russian history. Part two examines the infamous murder of Rasputin through the lens of a ´´cold case´´ homicide investigation. And lastly, the book considers the connection between a cold-blooded assassination and the revolution that followed; a revolution that led to civil war and the rise of the Soviet Union. Unique about this book on Rasputin, is that the author combines Russian heritage (her parents were forced out of Russia during World War II and arrived as refugees in Australia in 1948) with medical science and legal training. Nelipa relied on Russian-language sources that she translated rather than depend on the interpretations of others. Her primary sources include police documents and witness testimonies, an autopsy report, diaries, letters and memoirs written in their native language by the participants in these historic events. Secondary sources include Russian-languages newspapers and other publications from that era. The narrative is copiously referenced and augmented with documents, some of them published here for the first time. Step into the imperial court of a 300-year-old dynasty in its final days with one of the most fascinating characters ever to grab our imaginations, judge whether Margarita Nelipa makes her case regarding his death, and if you agree that it was ´´the murder that ended the Russian empire´´. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sara Morsey. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092891/bk_acx0_092891_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Finally, language help that opens the world to the special needs traveler! This exclusive new audio series puts key words and phrases you need for nutrition, access, or medical assistance in easy reach so you can go where you want to go with confidence. Each instructional audiobook is packed with entertaining lessons and practical terms you can use in any away-from-home situation. Where would you go if you knew you could ask for the TLC you deserve like a local? Don´t let migraines, food allergies, diabetes, or mobility issues hold you back from the once-in-a-lifetime experiences that are waiting for you on the road. Take back your freedom to travel with Rx: The Freedom to Travel Language Series! Rx: The Freedom to Travel Language Series is a supplemental vocabulary aid for foreign language instruction and does not recommend individual medical treatment. Always consult a physician about your specific medical needs before travel. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kathryn Hill, Joe Liro. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/031742/bk_acx0_031742_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Doctor Felix Hoffmann is a seasoned physician at a Berlin hospital, respected by colleagues and devoted to his intelligent girlfriend, Celine. It’s a life filled with medical work, televised soccer games, and the chill of German beer. And when a former patient shows up dead by causes unknown, curiosity and sheer medical devotion propel Hoffmann to investigate. But his autopsy order goes unfulfilled as the body is cremated and hospital records vanish. Soon, Hoffmann discovers a diagnosis of conspiratorial proportions, and he must risk everything to save not only himself but the hospital he’s always loved. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Page. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/004645/bk_brll_004645_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this issue:COMMENT´´State of the (G. O. P.) Union´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The Republican response.THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Field Trip´´, by Katia Bachko: The inspiration for Patricia Cromwell’s crime novels.ONWARDS AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Just Saying´´, by Nathan Heller: The laconic dramas of Annie Baker.ANNALS OF CELEBRITY´´L’ Etranger´´, by Lauren Collins: Gerard Depardieu, Russian.FICTION´´The Furies´´, by Paul Theroux.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Ways to Win´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A Good Day to Die Hard and No. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/130220/pe_nyer_130220_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The end of the world is not such a bad thing for Russian weapons engineer Vlad Nardoir.Really, his world ended six months ago when his wife died, and ever since then, things have been downhill. Soul-crushing medical debt. Favors to the Russian mafia. Now, asteroid. For Vlad, this is life in a nutshell.But, in a wild twist of fate, he has found a way out. A chance to start fresh in a brand-new ultra-immersive MMORPG called Viridian Gate Online. Making the leap might kill him, but again, death is not such a bad thing for a man with nothing to live for.Even in the virtual world, however, old grudges burn true, and the past is not as far gone as it seems. He must use his quick wits, rugged persistence, and peculiar set of skills as a weapons engineer to make a place for himself in this new world, or be forcibly dragged back into the very life he fought so hard to escape. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Vikas Adam. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/159187/bk_acx0_159187_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.