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1959 Plays (Book Guide) - Becket, the Miracle Worker, Embers, the Condemned of Altona, a Raisin in the Sun, Serjeant... 1959 Plays (Book Guide) - Becket, the Miracle Worker, Embers, the Condemned of Altona, a Raisin in the Sun, Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, Rhinocero (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (plays not included). Pages: 25. Chapters: Becket, The Miracle Worker, Embers, The Condemned of Altona, A Raisin in the Sun, Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, Rhinoceros, Sweet Bird of Youth, The Death of Bessie Smith, The Sandbox, Saint Joan of the Stockyards, The Connection, Merely Players, The Long and the Short and the Tall, A Majority of One, Sive, The Blacks, A Night Out, The Country Boy, The Possessed, The Heart is Highland. Excerpt: Embers is a radio play by Samuel Beckett. It was written in English in 1957 and first broadcast on the BBC Third Programme on 24 June 1959. Donald McWhinnie directed Jack MacGowran - for whom the play was especially written - as "Henry," Kathleen Michael as "Ada" and Patrick Magee as "Riding Master" and "Music Master." Robert Pinget translated the work as Cendres and "The first stage production was by the French Graduate Circle of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Festival, 1977." The most recent version of Embers was broadcast in 2006 on BBC Radio 3 and directed by Stephen Rea. The cast included Michael Gambon as Henry, Sinead Cusack as Ada, Rupert Graves, Alvaro Lucchesi and Carly Baker. This production was rebroadcast on BBC Radio 3 on May 16, 2010 as part of a double bill with a 2006 production of Krapp's Last Tape. Opinions vary as to whether the work succeeds. Hugh Kenner calls it "Beckett's most difficult work" and yet maintains that the piece "coheres to perfection," John Pilling disagrees, remarking that Embers "is the first of Beckett's dramatic works that seems to lack a real centre," whereas Richard N. Coe considers the play "not only minor, but one of very few failures." Anthony Cronin records in his biography of Beckett that "Embers met with a mixed reception the general tone of English criticism was somewhat hostile to Beckett" at the time. The...

Mecha - Knightmare Frame, List of Gurren Lagann Mecha, Transformers, List of Robotech Vehicles, Metal Gear, Power Animal... Mecha - Knightmare Frame, List of Gurren Lagann Mecha, Transformers, List of Robotech Vehicles, Metal Gear, Power Animal (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 166. Chapters: Knightmare Frame, List of Gurren Lagann mecha, Transformers, List of Robotech vehicles, Metal Gear, Power Animal, Lost Planet: Extreme Condition, Heavy Gear, Zoids, Mechanoid, BattleTech, Megadeus, Tripod, List of Eureka Seven mecha, Evangelion, Lego Exo-Force, Armored Core: For Answer, Tech Romancer, Another Century's Episode 3: The Final, Mechagodzilla, VF-1 Valkyrie, Walker, Shogo: Mobile Armor Division, Megas XLR, Tachikoma, Gundam model, List of fictional mecha, E-frame, Another Century's Episode: R, Super Imaginative Chogokin, Big O, Armored Core 4, Soul of Chogokin, Another Century's Episode 2, Super Robot, Cyberbots: Full Metal Madness, WarTech: Senko no Ronde, Combat Assault Vehicle, Real Robot, Red Ronin, Chromehounds, WD-M01 Turn A Gundam, Another Century's Episode Portable, Reaper Miniatures, Armored Core 5, Armored Warriors, Super Robot Chogokin, Dinosaur War Izenborg, MechWarrior, Force Five, Cruise Chaser Blassty, Chicken walker. Excerpt: Knightmare Frames Naitomea Fur mu), or simply Knightmares, officially designated as the Humanoid Autonomous Armored Knight, are a form of mecha in the Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. In the series, they were developed by the Holy Britannian Empire. Unveiled during the invasion of Japan, Knightmare Frames are almost exclusively used in place of the practically obsolete main battle tanks. The name "Knightmare Frame" is a play on the words knight, and nightmare. Knightmare Frames are all robots but often have a humanoid shape and are usually between four to six meters (about 13 to 20 feet) tall. In addition to the standard range of bipedal movement, Knightmare Frames are equipped with Landspinners, self-propelled roller skates attached to the ankles of the machines, which allow them to achieve high mobility and speeds on most terrain. Visual ...

Awacs Aircraft - Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, Boeing E-3 Sentry, Antonov An-72, Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star, Ilyushin Il-76,... Awacs Aircraft - Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, Boeing E-3 Sentry, Antonov An-72, Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star, Ilyushin Il-76, Avro Sha (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 46. Chapters: Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye, Boeing E-3 Sentry, Antonov An-72, Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star, Ilyushin Il-76, Avro Shackleton, List of AWACS aircraft operators, Boeing 737 AEW&C, Boeing E-767, Airborne Surveillance Platform, Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A, Embraer R-99, Beriev A-50, Tupolev Tu-126, Grumman E-1 Tracer, Yakovlev Yak-44, KJ-2000, Vought XS2U, Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program, Antonov An-71, Saab 340 AEW&C, KJ-1 AEWC. Excerpt: The Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star was a United States Navy and United States Air Force airborne early warning radar surveillance aircraft. A military version of the Lockheed Constellation, it was designed to serve as an airborne early warning system to supplement the Distant Early Warning Line, using two large radomes, a vertical dome above and a horizontal one below the fuselage. EC-121s were also used for intelligence gathering (SIGINT). It was introduced in 1954 and retired from service in 1978, although a single specially modified EW aircraft remained in service with the U.S. Navy until 1982. The US Navy versions when initially procured were designated WV-1 (PO-1W), WV-2, and WV-3. Warning Stars of the U.S. Air Force served during the Vietnam War as both electronic sensor monitors and as a forerunner to the Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACS. U.S. Air Force aircrews adopted the civil nickname, "Connie" (diminutive of Constellation) as reference, while naval aircrews used the term "Willie Victor" based on a slang version of the phonetic alphabet and the naval version of the aircraft's pre-1962 designation of WV-1, WV-2 or WV-3. The second PO-1W prototype at NAS Barbers Point in 1952. The third production WV-2 in flight in 1954.Since 1943 the Lockheed Constellation had been in USAAF service as the C-69. The use of the Constellation by the US Navy for patrol and airborne early...

American Motors - Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep... American Motors - Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep Transmissions, Willys (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 67. Chapters: Jeep, Overland Automobile, Penske Racing, Adam-12, Nash Motors, Hudson Motor Car Company, AMC and Jeep transmissions, Willys, AM General, List of AMC engines, Industrias Kaiser Argentina, List of AMC Transmission Applications, Renix, Wheel Horse, Electrosport, Mobil Economy Run, Thomas B. Jeffery Company, Jeep-Eagle, Kelvinator, Brampton Assembly, Collier Motors, The Betsy, Hurst Performance, Kaiser Jeep, American Center, Energy Regeneration Brake, AMC Computerized Engine Control, Kenosha Engine, Altorfer Bros. Company, Weather Eye, American Bicycle Company, Nash-Kelvinator, Rambler, Leonard, Gormully & Jeffery. Excerpt: American Motors Corporation (AMC) was an American automobile company formed by the 1954 merger of Nash-Kelvinator Corporation and Hudson Motor Car Company. At the time, it was the largest corporate merger in U.S. history. George W. Mason was the architect of the merger to reap benefits from the strengths of the two firms to battle the much larger "Big Three" automakers (General Motors, Ford and Chrysler). Within a year George W. Romney took over, reorganized the company and focused the future of AMC on a new small car line. By the end of 1957 the original Nash and Hudson brands were completely phased out. The company struggled at first, but sales of the Rambler took off. Its cars were frequent winners in Mobil Economy Runs and Ramblers became America's third most popular car during the early 1960s. In the mid-1960s, under the leadership of Roy Abernethy, focused AMC on larger and more profitable car lines to move away from the Rambler's perceived "negative" compact car image. However, AMC's deteriorating financial and market position put Roy D. Chapin, Jr. in charge to revitalize the company. Prices and costs were cut while new and more "sporty" automobiles were introduced. AMC became known for thei...

Ballet Teachers - August Bournonville, George Balanchine, Tamaz Vashakidze, Mathilde Kschessinska, Marc Bogaerts, Enrico... Ballet Teachers - August Bournonville, George Balanchine, Tamaz Vashakidze, Mathilde Kschessinska, Marc Bogaerts, Enrico Cecchetti, Mari (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: August Bournonville, George Balanchine, Tamaz Vashakidze, Mathilde Kschessinska, Marc Bogaerts, Enrico Cecchetti, Marie Rambert, Todd Bolender, Fabio Grossi, Alexander Plisetski, Tatiana Stepanova, Alfredo Corvino, Tamara Karsavina, Suki Schorer, Agrippina Vaganova, Moscelyne Larkin, Lillian Covillo, Anna Plisetskaya, Celia Franca, Marie Taglioni, Igor Youskevitch, Alexandra Zaharias, Gamar Almaszadeh, Francois Perron, Aleksey Yermolayev, Jock Soto, Stanley Williams, Eliot Feld, Roma Pryma-Bohachevsky, Serge Lifar, Alexandra Danilova, Yvonne Cartier, Anna Grabka, Mary Goodhew, Tatiana Riabouchinska, Douglas Boulivar, Senia Russakoff, Rebecca Wright, Olga Preobrajenska, Vera Volkova, Sulamith Messerer, Tatiana Semenova, Leyla Vakilova, Jean Gedeon, Pavel Gerdt, Allegra Kent, Mikhail Mordkin, Felia Doubrovska, Pierre Vladimiroff, Asaf Messerer, Charles Lisner, Eileen Keegan, Diana Adams, Elizaveta Gerdt, Vera Shvetsova, Maria Perini, Pino Mlakar, Varvara P. Mey, Lucette Aldous, Jean-Francois Coulon, Serafina Astafieva, Nikolai Fadeyechev, Azita Sahebjam, Attilio Labis, Askold Makarov, Edward Kelland-Espinosa, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux. Excerpt: George Balanchine (January 22, 1904 - April 30, 1983), born Giorgi Balanchivadze (Georgian: ) in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to a Georgian father and a Russian mother, was one of the 20th century's most famous choreographers, a developer of ballet in the United States, co-founder and balletmaster of New York City Ballet. He was a choreographer known for his musicality; he expressed music with dance and worked extensively with Igor Stravinsky. Thirty-nine of his 400 ballets were choreographed to music by Stravinsky. Balanchine's family was composed largely of composers and soldiers. His father was the noted Georgian composer Meliton Balanchivadze (1862-1937), was one of the...

18th-Century Explorers - James Cook, Alexander MacKenzie, Alessandro Malaspina, Jose Maria Narvaez, James Colnett, Dionisio... 18th-Century Explorers - James Cook, Alexander MacKenzie, Alessandro Malaspina, Jose Maria Narvaez, James Colnett, Dionisio Alcala Galiano (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 56. Chapters: James Cook, Alexander Mackenzie, Alessandro Malaspina, Jose Maria Narvaez, James Colnett, Dionisio Alcala Galiano, Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra, Manuel Quimper, John Henry Cox, Juan Carrasco, George Dixon, Claude Charles Du Tisne, Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira, Salvador Fidalgo, Bruno de Heceta, Cayetano Valdes y Flores, Charles William Barkley, Ignacio de Arteaga y Bazan, Esteban Jose Martinez Fernandez y Martinez de la Sierra, Juan Jose Perez Hernandez, Jacinto Caamano, Evstratii Delarov, Jakob Roggeveen, Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt, Juan Crespi, Juan de Ayala, Jose Cardero, Francisco Antonio Mourelle, Domingo de Bonechea, Gonzalo Lopez de Haro, Christopher Dufrost de La Jemeraye, Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein, Jose Joaquin Moraga, Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec, Ange Auguste Joseph de Laborde de Boutervilliers, John Bean, Francisco de Lacerda. Excerpt: Captain James Cook FRS RN (7 November 1728 - 14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands as well as the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Cook joined the British merchant navy as a teenager and joined the Royal Navy in 1755. He saw action in the Seven Years' War, and subsequently surveyed and mapped much of the entrance to the Saint Lawrence River during the siege of Quebec. This helped bring Cook to the attention of the Admiralty and Royal Society. This notice came at a crucial moment both in his personal career and in the direction of British overseas exploration, and led to his commission in 1766 as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the first of th...

Tibet in Fiction - Films about Tibet, Lost Horizon, Tintin in Tibet, Kundun, Seven Years in Tibet, Expedition Everest,... Tibet in Fiction - Films about Tibet, Lost Horizon, Tintin in Tibet, Kundun, Seven Years in Tibet, Expedition Everest, Shangri-La, Kekexi (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Films about Tibet, Lost Horizon, Tintin in Tibet, Kundun, Seven Years in Tibet, Expedition Everest, Shangri-La, Kekexili: Mountain Patrol, The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time, Ayesha, Women of Tibet: A Quiet Revolution, Unmistaken Child, Dreaming Lhasa, What Remains of Us, Women of Tibet: The Buddha's Wife, Women of Tibet: Gyalyum Chemo - The Great Mother, Tita in Thibet, Samsara, The Cup, Blindsight, The Secret of Shambhala: In Search of the Eleventh Insight, Dalai Lama Renaissance, Tales of the Night, A Song for Tibet, Red River Valley, Milarepa, The Magician of Lhasa, Ganglamedo, Daughter of the Mountain. Excerpt: Tintin in Tibet (in the original French, Tintin au Tibet) is the twentieth title in the comic book series The Adventures of Tintin, written and drawn by Belgian cartoonist Herge. Originally serialised from September 1958 in the French language magazine named after his creation, Le Journal de Tintin, it was then first published in book form in 1960. An "intensely personal book" for Herge, who would come to see it as his favourite of the Tintin adventures, it was written and drawn by him at a time when he was suffering from traumatic nightmares and a personal conflict over whether he should divorce his wife of three decades, Germaine Remi, for a younger woman with whom he had fallen in love, Fanny Vlaminck. The plot of the book revolves around the boy reporter Tintin who, aided by his faithful dog Snowy, friend Captain Haddock and the sherpa Tharkey, treks across the Himalayan mountains in the Chinese province of Tibet in order to look for Tintin's friend Chang Chong-Chen whom the authorities claim had been killed in a plane crash flying over the mountains. Convinced that Chang has somehow survived, Tintin continues to search for him despite the odds, along the way encountering the giant Himalayan...

Historic District Contributing Properties - Mission San Francisco de Solano, Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Congregation Beth... Historic District Contributing Properties - Mission San Francisco de Solano, Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Congregation Beth Elohim (Brooklyn (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 211. Chapters: Nationality Rooms, Congregation Beth Elohim (Brooklyn, New York), Monadnock Building, Cathedral of Learning, Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Hillsborough High School (Tampa, Florida), Waterbury Municipal Center Complex, Blackford County Courthouse, Old Dutch Church (Kingston, New York), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, World's littlest skyscraper, Pershing House, Edward R. Hills House, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Detroit Institute of Arts, Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital, Richards Medical Research Laboratories, Branch House, College Boat Club, Osgood Castle, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Montgomery Place, Ben's Chili Bowl, Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building, Stephen Foster Memorial, Wheatland (James Buchanan House), GE Building, Garfield Park (Indianapolis), DeKalb County Courthouse (Illinois), Boston-Edison Historic District, William Pitt Union, Shortridge High School, Middlebush Reformed Church, One South Broad, Clark Park, Dutch Reformed Church (Newburgh, New York), Wells Fargo Building (Philadelphia), Carter-Newton House, Elton Hotel, Schenley Quadrangle, Redstone Inn, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park ruins, Soule Steam Feed Works, Chatham Manor, Heslar Naval Armory, Clover Hill Tavern, Detroit Public Library, The Century (New York City), Oliver Barrett House, Theatre IV, Robinson House (Manassas, Virginia), Baron Hirsch Synagogue, Thaw Hall, Nathan G. Moore House, Calumet and Hecla Industrial District, Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Alcatraz Island Light, Herbert C. Hoover Building, The Stone House, Manassas National Battlefield Park, McLean House (Appomattox, Virginia). Excerpt: The Nationality Rooms are a collection of 29 classrooms in the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning depicting and donated by the ethnic groups that helped build the city of Pittsburgh. The rooms are designated as a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historical landmark and are located on the 1st and 3rd floors of the Cathedral of Learning, itself a national historic landmark, on the University of Pittsburgh's main campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Although of museum caliber, twenty-seven of the 29 rooms are in almost constant use as functional classrooms and utilized daily by University of Pittsburgh faculty and students, while the other two (the Early American and Syrian-Lebanon) are display rooms which can be explored only via guided tour. The Nationality Rooms also serve in a vigorous program of intercultural involvement and exchange in which the original organizing committees for the individual rooms remain as participants and includes a program of annual student scholarship to facilitate study abroad. In addition, the Nationality Rooms inspire lectures, seminars, concerts exhibitions and social events which focus on the various heritages and traditions of the nations represented. The various national, traditional and religious holidays of the nations represented are celebrated on campus and the rooms are appropriately decorated to reflect these occasions. The Nationality Rooms are available daily for public tours as long the particular room is not being utilized for a class or other university function. The Nationality Room Program was founded by Ruth Crawford Mitchell at the request of Pitt Chancellor John Bowman in 1926 in order to involve the community as much as he could in constructing the Cathedral of Learning and to provide the spiritual and symbolic foundation of the Cathedral that what would make the inside of the building as inspiring and impressive as the outside. Under Mitchell's dire

Algeria at the Olympics (Paperback, UK ed.): Source Wikipedia Algeria at the Olympics (Paperback, UK ed.)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Algerian Olympic Committee, Algeria at the 1964 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 1968 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 1972 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 1980 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 1984 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 1988 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 1992 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 1992 Winter Olympics, Algeria at the 1996 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 2000 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 2004 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 2006 Winter Olympics, Algeria at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Algeria at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, Algeria at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Algeria at the 2012 Summer Olympics, List of flag bearers for Algeria at the Olympics. Excerpt: Algeria competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Algeria first competed in the Olympics in 1964, and entered the 2004 Athens Games having won a total of twelve medals - including one gold, one silver, and three bronze medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics. These medals were in athletics (three gold, one silver, two bronze) and boxing (one gold, five bronze). 61 competitors, 46 men and 15 women, took part in 57 events in 10 sports. MenTrack and Road Events Field Events WomenTrack and Road Events Field Events Legend: RSC = Referee stopped contest Algeria fielded 8 fencers. All three of the male sabre fencers were defeated in the round of 64, as was the female epeeist. Sofiane el Azizi won his first match in foil, advancing to the round of 32. Men Women Men Women Men Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; R=Repechage Men Women Men Women Men Algeria was represented by two weightlifters in Athens. Nafaa Benami, competing in the men's 56 kg class, did not complete the clean and jerk portion of the event. Men Women There was one wrestler from Algeria at the Athens games. Men Key: EF - Victory by forfeit, the loser is not classified, E2 - Both wrestlers are disqualified for violation of the rules, EV - Disqualification from all competition for violation of the rules, EX - 3 cautions or violation of the rules, PA - Injury default, TO - Victory by fall Algeria competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. 47 competitors, 37 men and 10 women, took part in 42 events in 10 sports. Men's 400 m Men's 800 m Men's 1500 m Men's 5000 m Men's 10000 m Men's 4x400 m Men's 3000 m steeplechase Men's 20 km walk Men's marathon Men's high jump Women's 1500 m Women's 10000 m Women's 20 km walk Women's triple jump Women's heptathlon Men's single sculls Women's single sculls Men's 50 m fr

Books Critical of Islam (Book Guide) - The God Delusion, Muslim Mafia, Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World, the Satanic... Books Critical of Islam (Book Guide) - The God Delusion, Muslim Mafia, Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World, the Satanic Verses, the River War, Th (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 38. Chapters: The God Delusion, Muslim Mafia, Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World, The Satanic Verses, The River War, The End of Faith, Infidel, The Calcutta Quran Petition, Mahomet, Hindu Temples: What Happened to Them, The Trouble with Islam Today, Apology of al-Kindy, The Truth About Muhammad, The Quest for the Historical Muhammad, The Dhimmi: Jews and Christians Under Islam, Crossroads to Islam: The Origins of the Arab Religion and the Arab State, Londonistan: How Britain is Creating a Terror State Within, Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Foreign Menaces, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam, Alms for Jihad, The Story of Islamic Imperialism in India, The Decline of Eastern Christianity: From Jihad to Dhimmitude, Negationism in India: Concealing the Record of Islam, Islam and Dhimmitude: Where Civilizations Collide, The Origins of The Koran: Classic Essays on Islam's Holy Book, Now They Call Me Infidel, Understanding Islam through Hadis, 23 Years, The Myth of Hitler's Pope, Journey into the Mind of an Islamic Terrorist, American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us, Inside Islam: A Guide for Catholics, Leaving Islam: Apostates Speak Out, Why I Am Not a Muslim, The Caged Virgin, The Legacy of Muslim Rule in India, Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood, Islam Unveiled, The Legacy of Jihad, Onward Muslim Soldiers, Liberalism Is a Mental Disorder, The Life and Religion of Mohammed, The West's Last Chance: Will We Win the Clash of Civilizations?, Rage Against the Veil, The Rage and the Pride, The Myth of Islamic Tolerance, The Force of Reason, Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, Fatima and the Daughters of Muhammad, Cruel and Usual Punishment, The Savage Nation, Vita Mahumeti. Excerpt: The God Delusion is a 2006 bestselling non-fiction book by British biologist...

German Units in Normandy - 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, 21st Panzer... German Units in Normandy - 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, 21st Panzer Division, 17th SS Pan (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, 21st Panzer Division, 17th SS Panzergrenadier Division Gotz von Berlichingen, 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich, 9th Panzer Division, 9th SS Panzer Division Hohenstaufen, 503rd heavy tank battalion, II SS Panzer Corps, 352nd Infantry Division, 709th Static Infantry Division, 10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg, SS Heavy Panzer Battalion 101, 716th Static Infantry Division, 5th Panzer Army, SS Heavy Panzer Battalion 102, 243rd Static Infantry Division, 91st Infantry Division, 94th Infantry Division, 916th Grenadier Regiment. Excerpt: The Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH) was Adolf Hitler's personal Bodyguard. Initially the size of a regiment, the LSSAH eventually grew into a divisional-sized unit. ("Leibstandarte" derived partly from "Leibgarde" or "Life Guard" -- a somewhat archaic German expression for the personal bodyguard of a military leader and "Standarte" -- the SS/SA term for a regiment-sized unit). The LSSAH independently participated in combat during the Invasion of Poland. The LSSAH was amalgamated into the Waffen-SS together with the SS-VT and the combat units of the SS-TV prior to Operation Barbarossa in 1941. By the end of World War II it had been increased in size from a regiment to a Panzer division. The elite division was a component of the Waffen-SS which was found guilty of war crimes in the Nuremberg Trials. Members of the LSSAH participated in numerous atrocities and it is estimated that they murdered at least 5,000 prisoners of war in the period 1940-1945, mostly on the Eastern Front. In the earliest days of the NSDAP, leaders realized that bodyguard units composed of trustworthy and loyal men would be a wise development. Ernst Rohm formed a guard formation from the 19.Granatwerfer-Kompanie, and from this...

International Harvester Vehicles - International Harvester, Farmall, International Harvester Scout, List of International... International Harvester Vehicles - International Harvester, Farmall, International Harvester Scout, List of International Harvester Vehicles, Cub Cadet (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: International Harvester, Farmall, International Harvester Scout, List of International Harvester vehicles, Cub Cadet, International 3800, International XT, International Durastar, International Harvester R-Series, International Harvester S-Series, International Harvester Travelall, Farmall Cub, International Transtar, International Harvester Metro Van, International 3300, International Harvester K and KB Series, M5 Tractor, International Harvester Loadstar, International 3000, International Harvester 1066, International Paystar, Farmall 1026, International Harvester L-Series, Newport Series COE, International Harvester Fleetstar, International ProStar. Excerpt: International Harvester Company (IHC or IH) was a United States agricultural machinery, construction equipment, vehicle, commercial truck, and household and commercial products manufacturer. In 1902, J.P. Morgan merged the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company and Deering Harvester Company, along with three smaller agricultural equipment firms, to form International Harvester. International Harvester sold off its agricultural division in 1985 and renamed the company Navistar International Corporation in 1986. Case IH was formed when the agricultural division merged with J.I. Case. Cyrus Hall McCormick patented an early mechanical reaper The roots of International Harvester run to the 1830s, when Cyrus Hall McCormick, an inventor from Virginia, finalized his version of a horse-drawn reaper, which he field-demonstrated throughout 1831, and for which he received a patent in 1834. Together with his brother Leander J. McCormick (1819-1900), McCormick moved to Chicago in 1847 and started the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The McCormick reaper sold well, partially as a result of savvy and innovative business practices. Their products came onto the market...

Christian Kabbalists - Giordano Bruno, Ramon Llull, Paracelsus, Athanasius Kircher, Robert Fludd, Giovanni Pico Della... Christian Kabbalists - Giordano Bruno, Ramon Llull, Paracelsus, Athanasius Kircher, Robert Fludd, Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola, Thomas Browne (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: Giordano Bruno, Ramon Llull, Paracelsus, Athanasius Kircher, Robert Fludd, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Thomas Browne, John Dee, Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Johann Reuchlin, Antonia of Wurttemberg, Heinrich Khunrath, Christian Rosenkreuz, Aegidius of Viterbo, Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Johannes Valentinus Andreae, Balthasar Walther, Pietro Colonna Galatino, Christopher Besoldus, Johan Kemper, Victorinus Strigel, Francesco Giorgi, Christian Knorr von Rosenroth, Johannes Pharamund Rhumelius. Excerpt: Giordano Bruno (1548 - February 17, 1600), born Filippo Bruno, was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer. His cosmological theories went beyond the Copernican model in proposing that the Sun was essentially a star, and moreover, that the universe contained an infinite number of inhabited worlds populated by other intelligent beings. He was burned at the stake by civil authorities in 1600 after the Roman Inquisition found him guilty of heresy for his pantheism and turned him over to the state, which at that time considered heresy illegal. After his death he gained considerable fame; in the 19th and early 20th centuries, commentators focusing on his astronomical beliefs regarded him as a martyr for free thought and modern scientific ideas. Recent assessments suggest that Bruno's ideas about the universe played a smaller role in his trial than his pantheist beliefs, which differed from the interpretations and scope of God held by the Catholic Church. In addition to his cosmological writings, Bruno also wrote extensive works on the art of memory, a loosely organized group of mnemonic techniques and principles. More recent assessments, beginning with the pioneering work of Frances Yates, suggest that Bruno was deeply influenced by the astronomical facts of the universe inher...

Rail Transport in Switzerland - History of Rail Transport in Switzerland, Zurich S-Bahn, Gotthard Base Tunnel, Rail 2000, Swiss... Rail Transport in Switzerland - History of Rail Transport in Switzerland, Zurich S-Bahn, Gotthard Base Tunnel, Rail 2000, Swiss Federal Railways (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: History of rail transport in Switzerland, Zurich S-Bahn, Gotthard Base Tunnel, Rail 2000, Swiss Federal Railways, Simplon Tunnel, SBB-CFF-FFS Ae 6/6, SBB Cargo, List of Swiss tariff networks, Buchli drive, AlpTransit, Kaferberg, SBB-CFF-FFS RABDe 12/12, Cobra, CityNightLine, CEVA rail, Gotthard Rail Tunnel, Ceneri Base Tunnel, Leman RER, InterRegio, Regional Bus and Rail Company of Canton Ticino, SBB Cargo International, Hupac, Transports Publics Fribourgeois, Eurovapor, Integra-Signum, Zimmerberg Base Tunnel, La Traction, Integra Signum, Swissmetro, RegioExpress. Excerpt: The construction and operation of Swiss railways during the 19th century was carried out by private railways. The first internal line was a 16 km line opened from Zurich to Baden in 1847. By 1860 railways connected western and northeastern Switzerland. The first Alpine railway to be opened under the Gotthard Pass in 1882. A second alpine line was opened under the Simplon Pass in 1906. In 1901, the major railways were nationalised to form Swiss Federal Railways. During the first half of the twentieth century they were electrified and slowly upgraded. After the Second World War, rail rapidly lost its share of the rail market to road transport as car ownership rose and more roads were built. From 1970, the Federal Government has become more involved in upgrading the railways, especially in urban areas and on trunk routes under the Rail 2000 project. In addition, two major trans-alpine routes - the Gotthard Railway and the Lotschberg approach to the Simplon Tunnel - are being rebuilt under the AlpTransit project. The first line was the extension of the French Strasbourg-Basel Railway (French: Chemin de fer de Strasbourg a Bale) from Mulhouse to Basel, which was opened to a temporary station outside Basel's walls on 15 June 1844 and to the permanent st...

17th-Century Explorers - Samuel de Champlain, Henry Hudson, Abel Tasman, Evliya Celebi, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, John... 17th-Century Explorers - Samuel de Champlain, Henry Hudson, Abel Tasman, Evliya Celebi, Robert Bylot, William Baffin, John Smith, Jacob Le Maire (Paperback)
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19th-Century Explorers - Jules Dumont D'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John... 19th-Century Explorers - Jules Dumont D'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John Franklin (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 65. Chapters: Jules Dumont d'Urville, John Rae, John Lloyd Stephens, John Balleny, Alessandro Malaspina, John Franklin, Gustavus Cheyney Doane, Charles Wilkes, Adolf Erik Nordenskiold, Simon Fraser, William Healey Dall, Georg Carl Amdrup, Antonio da Silva Porto, Francois Peron, William Edward Parry, Edward Bransfield, Frederick Catherwood, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Robert McClure, George Back, James Weddell, James Clark Ross, Teoberto Maler, Hermenegildo Capelo, John Ross, Alexandrine Tinne, Thomas Simpson, Emin Pasha, Peter Warren Dease, F. A. Mitchell-Hedges, John Biscoe, Nathaniel P. Langford, Nathaniel Palmer, Frederick William Beechey, Hugh Clapperton, Otto von Kotzebue, Truman C. Everts, Roberto Ivens, Edward Herbert Thompson, John Richardson, Alfred Thomas Agate, Adam Laxman, Dixon Denham, Henry D. Washburn, Alexandre de Serpa Pinto, Thomas Gann, James McDougall, William Smith, Alfred Merz, Juan Maria Schuver, Walter Oudney, Franz de Paula Adam von Waldstein, Juan Galindo, Alexander Armstrong, James Forsyth, Joseph Judah Chorny, Alexander Keith Johnston, Panayotis Potagos, Hermann Eberhard, Abraham Bristow. Excerpt: Alessandro Malaspina (November 5, 1754 - April 9, 1810) was an Italian nobleman who spent most of his life as a Spanish naval officer and explorer. Under a Spanish royal commission, he undertook a voyage around the world from 1786 to 1788, then, from 1789 to 1794, a scientific expedition throughout the Pacific Ocean, exploring and mapping much of the west coast of the Americas from Cape Horn to the Gulf of Alaska, crossing to Guam and the Philippines, and stopping in New Zealand, Australia, and Tonga. Malaspina was christened "Alessandro." He signed his letters in Spanish "Alexandro," which is usually modernized to "Alejandro" by Spanish scholars. Malaspina was born in Mulazzo, a small principality ru...

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 68. Chapters: Characters of Holby City, Donna Jackson, Abra Durant, Maddy Young, Kyla Tyson, Nick Jordan, List of Holby City characters, Anton Meyer, Connie Beauchamp, Joseph Byrne, Sam Strachan, Faye Morton, Elliot Hope, Mark Williams, Michael Spence, Jayne Grayson, Jac Naylor, Linden Cullen, Vanessa Lytton, Lady Byrne, Maria Kendall, Chrissie Williams, Penny Valentine, Henrik Hanssen, Ric Griffin. Excerpt: Holby City is a British medical drama television series that premiered on 12 January 1999 on BBC One. The series was created by Tony McHale and Mal Young as a spin-off from the established BBC medical drama Casualty. It is set in the same hospital as Casualty, Holby General, in the fictional city of Holby, and features occasional crossovers of characters and plots with both Casualty (in episodes broadcast as Casualty@Holby City) and the show's 2007 police procedural spin-off HolbyBlue. Holby City follows the professional and personal lives of surgeons, nurses, other medical and ancillary staff and patients at Holby General. It features an ensemble cast of regular characters, and began with 11 main characters in its first series, all of whom have since left the show. New main characters have been both written in and out of the series since. In addition, Holby City features guest stars each week, as well as recurring guests that take part in story arcs that span a portion of a series. Occasionally, the recurring guest storylines will span multiple series. Many actors in the series have made prior, minor appearances as both patients and staff members in both Holby City and Casualty - in some instances crediting these former appearances for their later casting as main characters in Holby City. In casting the first series of Holby City, Young selected actors who were already established names in the acting industry, primarily from...

8th-Century Rulers - 8th-Century Archbishops, 8th-Century Female Rulers, 8th-Century Monarchs in Africa, 8th-Century Monarchs... 8th-Century Rulers - 8th-Century Archbishops, 8th-Century Female Rulers, 8th-Century Monarchs in Africa, 8th-Century Monarchs in Asia (Paperback)
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House of Ascania - Catherine the Great, Albert the Bear, List of Saxon Consorts, Saxe-Lauenburg, Duchess Sibylle of... House of Ascania - Catherine the Great, Albert the Bear, List of Saxon Consorts, Saxe-Lauenburg, Duchess Sibylle of Saxe-Lauenburg, Francis II (Paperback)
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Fictional Elves - Drow, Eldar (Warhammer 40,000), High Elves, Dark Elves in Fiction, Elves in Fantasy Fiction and Games, Drizzt... Fictional Elves - Drow, Eldar (Warhammer 40,000), High Elves, Dark Elves in Fiction, Elves in Fantasy Fiction and Games, Drizzt Do'urden (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 63. Chapters: Drow, Eldar (Warhammer 40,000), High Elves, Dark Elves in fiction, Elves in fantasy fiction and games, Drizzt Do'Urden, Elf deities, Jarlaxle, Drow deities, House Do'Urden, Wood Elves, House Baenre, Legolas, Holly Short, Elegast, Deedlit, Dark Eldar, Kurse, Malekith the Accursed, Gwystyl, Snap, Crackle and Pop, Jingle Belle, Sylvan, Elf with a Gun, Celadrin, Sportacus, Jackdaw. Excerpt: The drow (pronounced either, rhyming with "now," or, rhyming with "throw," per Mentzer, 1985) or dark elves are a generally evil, dark-skinned subrace of elves in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game. The word "drow" is from the Orcadian and Shetlandic dialects of Scots, an alternative form of "trow" (both of which come from the Nordic dokkalfar), which is a cognate for "troll." The Oxford English Dictionary gives no entry for "drow," but two of the citations under "trow" name it as an alternative form of the word. Trow/drow was used to refer to a wide variety of evil sprites. Except for the basic concept of "dark elves," everything else about the Dungeons & Dragon drow was invented by Gary Gygax. Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax stated that "Drow are mentioned in Keightley's The Fairy Mythology, as I recall (it might have been The Secret Commonwealth--neither book is before me, and it is not all that important anyway), and as Dark Elves of evil nature, they served as an ideal basis for the creation of a unique new mythos designed especially for the AD&D game." The form "drow" can be found in neither work. Gygax later stated that he took the term from a "listing in the Funk & Wagnall's Unexpurgated Dictionary, and no other source at all. I wanted a most unusual race as the main power in the Underdark, so used the reference to "dark elves" from the dictionary to create the Drow." There seems to be no work with thi...

Polish Resistance Fighters - Marek Edelman, Witold Pilecki, Edward Rydz- MIG Y, Cursed Soldiers, Jan Karski, Irena Sendler... Polish Resistance Fighters - Marek Edelman, Witold Pilecki, Edward Rydz- MIG Y, Cursed Soldiers, Jan Karski, Irena Sendler (Paperback)
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Post-Apocalyptic Novels (Book Guide) - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the Day of the Triffids, Farnham's Freehold,... Post-Apocalyptic Novels (Book Guide) - Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the Day of the Triffids, Farnham's Freehold, the Children of Men (Paperback)
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Agriculture - Arid-Zone Agriculture, International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Corporate... Agriculture - Arid-Zone Agriculture, International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Corporate Farming (Paperback)
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Sustainable Environmental Design - Adaptive Management, Bioregionalism, Bioretention, Constructed Wetland, Creative Energy... Sustainable Environmental Design - Adaptive Management, Bioregionalism, Bioretention, Constructed Wetland, Creative Energy Homes, Depression-Focused Re (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 121. Chapters: Adaptive management, Bioregionalism, Bioretention, Constructed wetland, Creative Energy Homes, Depression-focused recharge, Design for the Environment, Eco-cities, Eco-municipality, Ecodistrict, Ecological design, Ecosa Institute, Energy-efficient landscaping, Environmental design and planning, Environmental impact assessment, Erosion control, Grassed waterway, Green furniture, Groundwater recharge, Landscape planning, Life Cycle Thinking, Naturesave Insurance, New Urbanism, Permaculture, Principles of Intelligent Urbanism, Rain garden, Reconciliation ecology, Riparian buffer, Rural-urban fringe, Strategic environmental assessment, Strategic Environmental Assessment (Denmark), Strategic sustainable development, Sustainability appraisal, Sustainable architecture, Sustainable automotive air conditioning, Sustainable design, Sustainable gardening, Sustainable habitat, Sustainable landscape architecture, Sustainable landscaping, Sustainable living, Sustainable refurbishment, Sustainable regional development, Sustainable urban drainage system, Swale (landform), Treatment wetland, Urban acupuncture, Used good, Water conservation, Wildland-urban interface. Excerpt: Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resources and personal resources. Practitioners of sustainable living often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering methods of transportation, energy consumption, and diet. Proponents of sustainable living aim to conduct their lives in ways that are consistent with sustainability, in natural balance and respectful of humanity's symbiotic relationship with the Earth's natural ecology and cycles. The practice and general philosophy of ecological living is highly interrelated with the overall principles of sustainable development....

Middle-Earth Dunedain - Dunedain of the North, Numenoreans, Rulers of Gondor, Boromir, Denethor, Elendil, Anarion, Aragorn,... Middle-Earth Dunedain - Dunedain of the North, Numenoreans, Rulers of Gondor, Boromir, Denethor, Elendil, Anarion, Aragorn, Faramir, Isildur, Rangers of the North, List of Numenoreans, Mouth of Sauron, Stewards of Gondor, Earnil II (Paperback)
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: Dunedain of the North, Numenoreans, Rulers of Gondor, Boromir, Denethor, Elendil, Anarion, Aragorn, Faramir, Isildur, Rangers of the North, List of Numenoreans, Mouth of Sauron, Stewards of Gondor, Earnil II, List of Kings of Gondor, Black Numenoreans, Imrahil, Pelendur, Eldarion, Cirion, Erendis, Halbarad, Amandil, Malbeth the Seer, Queen Beruthiel, Rangers of Ithilien, Firiel, Finduilas of Dol Amroth, Mardil Voronwe, House of Telcontar, Ohtar, Hallas, House of Isildur, High-Kings of Arnor and Gondor, Lothiriel, House of Hurin, Vorondil, Aratan, Estelmo, Ciryon, Ornendil. Excerpt: Aragorn II is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, one of the main protagonists of The Lord of the Rings. He is first introduced by the name Strider, which the hobbits continue to call him. At the end of The Lord of the Rings he is crowned King Elessar Telcontar. According to the appendices of The Return of the King, Aragorn, named after his ancestor Aragorn I, was born on March 1 in 2931 of the Third Age, the son of Arathorn II and his wife Gilraen. Through his ancestor Elendil (whom he closely resembled) Aragorn was a descendant of Elros Tar-Minyatur, Master Elrond's Half-elven twin brother and the first king of Numenor. Aragorn is descended from both of Elendil's sons, from Isildur through Arvedui, last King of Arthedain, and from Anarion through Arvedui's wife Firiel. When Aragorn was only two years old, his father was killed while pursuing orcs. Aragorn was afterwards fostered in Rivendell by Elrond. At the request of his mother, his lineage was kept secret, as she feared he would be killed like his father and grandfather if his true identity as the heir of Isildur became known. Aragorn was renamed Estel ("hope" in Tolkien's invented language Sindarin) to hide his existence from Sauron and his...

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