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The Betrayal of the Self

The fear of autonomy in man and woman

Preface by Gaetano Benedetti

The concept of autonomy, which does not mean power and superiority but full conformity of a human being to his feelings and needs, is an important factor of modern psychology. If this autonomy is lacking - more often the rule than the exception - ...
Rights sold: France, Turkey

Body Intelligence

What you need to know to stay young

How to stay young - even if you're growing old!

When do you start growing old? At 30? At 50? At 70? Or even later? According to scientists, there's no hard and fast rule. Countless scientific studies leave us in no doubt that our lifestyle has a major influence on how youthful ...

Katharina von der Gathen

Tell Me

Everything children really want to know about sex-and aren't afraid to ask

How much sex education do primary school children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And what exactly is it that children want to know? When teaching primary school classes about the human ...

Rights sold: English language, Spain (cast., cat.), Latvia, Taiwan, Korea, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Serbia, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway

The Strangers

An appeal for more compassion

Based on a fragment of a manuscript rediscovered in 2015, this text depicts the violent revolt of the London citizens in the 16th century against the Hugenot refugees. 400 years aft er its creation, the text is still a plea for a humane society in times of radical change. Th e editor and ...

How I Set Out to Buy some Milk and Came Home with a Bicycle

The deeper truth behind our decisions

Many of our decisions have no major influence on our lives, while others are a matter of do or die. And some of them are so insane in retrospect that we can hardly believe we took them. A single good or bad decision can change the course of our lives forever. But what influences our decisions?

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dtv-Atlas Music (2 volumes)

Contents:

Volume 1: Theory: Musicology - Acoustics - Our hearing - Musical instruments - Music teaching (including: harmonics, basso continuo, twelve-tone technique) - Genres, forms and styles - History: Early advanced civilizations: Mesopotamia, China, Greece - Late antiquity to ...
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Katharina Gathen von der

The Love Lives of Animals

When animals fall in love

"How do animals do it?" Children are always especially eager to learn about this whenever Katharina von der Gathen talks to them about sex education. And so she began to look into it, and discovered a treasure trove of information about seductive ...

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We Are Family!

All about dad's ex-wife's brother's new girlfriend's child and other relatives

The so-called picturebook family consisting of mum, dad and children - it still exists of course, but we all know that there are many other forms of family life. And nowadays, these different types are just as normal: single parent families, patchwork families, same-sex parenting, ...

Rights sold: French language, Italy, Denmark, Spain (cast., cat., gal.), Brazil, Korea, Croatia, Sweden, Israel, PR China, Poland,