Literally with the battle of the Kremlin chimes, announcing the onset of the third decade of the 21st century, a book with the laconic title “Abai. Favorites. ” The initiator of her publication, the author of the composition and introductory article was a prominent Kazakh public and statesman, diplomat, doctor of political science, who often and fruitfully appeared in the field of education and culture, Tair Aimuhametovich Mansurov. The main body of the book is quite in tune with its name – the verses of the classic in the original and translations into Russian, “Words of edification”. But, of course, this publication is far from the first of its kind – least of all routine. To start with the design – bright, festive, gift, one can say, orientally elegant and spicy, richly illustrated with photographs, sometimes widely known, sometimes rare, and in other cases not at all known to the general public. Next is the main entrance: fragments from the speeches of two presidents – Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev and Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin at the opening in 2006 of the monument to Abai, installed on Chistye Prudy, near the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Russia. And the finale – the verses of modern Kazakh poets dedicated to the classics and the philosophical essays of Professor Abaev Garifoll Yesim (like the preface, it is presented in two languages – Kazakh and Russian). The compiler entitled this section of the book “Touching Abai” – and guessed with the title: both the learned man and even more the poets seemed to approach the monument, respectfully look around from all sides, listen to the words that were sounded many years ago and now retain all their the initial freshness, inevitably scattered in the air of the Great Steppe and beyond, is approaching, retreating a step back, again approaching, asking painful questions ..
Review of the new book by S.Y. Rybas “Leaders: a movie romance”, which is a large-scale historical epic work and, at the same time, screenplay for a fiction-historical sitcom.
The peer-reviewed work “Eurasian Energy Civilization. To the Question of the “Energy of the Future””, prepared by a team of authors headed by Director General of the Institute of Energy Strategy, Professor V.V. Bushuyev, reflects the civilizational essence of the changes taking place today, based on power engineering as a system of civilization’s vital activity.
Reviewed fundamental research “Pre-capitalist economies” by N.V. Sychev, published by the Institute for Economic Strategies together with the Russian Biographical Institute in 2017, is dedicated to the key problems of the first section of political economy — pre-capitalist modes of production.
Each person has his own plans, ideas, dreams. In order to achieve the results desired it is necessary to move systematically, step by step to solution of the set tasks. Possessing technologies for transforming ideas into clearly defined goals and their implementation will help anybody on the difficult way of increasing personal effectiveness. The book by T.M. Kudeshova and S.G. Kudeshova “Effective weekdays. A “low start” to high achievements” will allow to study gradually the whole set of secrets necessary for realizing personal plans, regardless of the sphere of life: family, career, sport, travelling, creativity, education — the book will suit for each of them.
The monograph under review identifies and analizes the causes of the most complicated transformational changes taking place in world politics since the end of the 20th century, as well it is dedicated to theoretical comprehension of globalization challenges, which have seriously modified the principles of the world order laid down in the second half of the last century.
The following lecture of the series on the role of State in the economy deals with Concepts of the founders of Marxism and their adepts in the post-October 1917-period on the State’s role in the economy. I identify this vector of economic thought in a separate section due to significant influence that Marxism and Leninism ideas had impinged on the Economics and Politics in our country. The Marxist views analysis of the State’s attitude towards entrepreneurship is needed to identify the roots of the events that occurred in the twentieth century, in order to avoid their repetition in the XXI century.