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 The United States Army (Serving Your Country)
The United States Army (Serving Your Country)
Author: Michael Green
The United States Army (Serving Your Country)
Capstone Press
1998
Format: PDF
Pages: 56
Language: English
Size: 70 MB

Provides an introduction to the history, function, tactics, and future of the United States Army.

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 Alfresco Flight: The RAAF Antarctic Experience
Alfresco Flight: The RAAF Antarctic Experience
Author: David Wilson
Alfresco Flight: The RAAF Antarctic Experience
Royal Australian Air Force Museum
1991
Format: PDF
Pages: 135
Language: English
Size: 10.5 MB

This book is the winner of the 1991 Heritage Award. Tells a story of outstanding airmanship, of drama and dedication, and of humour and calamity in a cruel but beautiful land. Based on official documents as well as personal recollections and diaries, this book is a dramatic and significant record of a little-known aspect of RAAF operations.

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 The War in the Air
The War in the Air
The War in the Air
Author: H. G. Wells
Boni and Liveright, Inc.
Pages: 414
Format: PDF
Size: 23 mb
Quality: Good
Language: English
1908

The reader should grasp clearly the date at which this book was written. It was done in 1907: it appeared in various magazines as a serial in 1908 and it was published in the Fall of that year. At that time the aeroplane was, for most people, merely a rumour and the "Sausage" held the air. The contemporary reader has all the advantage of ten years' experience since this story was imagined. He can correct his author at a dozen points and estimate the value of these warnings by the standard of a decade of realities.

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 The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Author: Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns
Alfred A. Knopf
2014
ISBN: 978-0307700230
Format: pdf
Pages: 528
Size: 49 Mb
Language: English, English

Based on a documentary film by Ken Burns, with a preface by Ken Burns.
A vivid and personal portrait of Americas greatest political family and its enormous impact
on our nation - the companion volume to the seven-part PBS documentary series.

With 796 photographs, some never before seen.

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 Dangerous Ideas
Dangerous Ideas
Author: Susan Magarey
Dangerous Ideas
University of Adelaide Press
2014
Format: PDF
Size: 11.9 Mb
Language: English

Dangerous Ideas explores sex and love, politics and performance, joy and anguish in a collection of essays focused on the history and politics of the Women’s Liberation Movement and one of its offshoots, Women’s Studies, in Australia and around the world.
These are serious matters: they are about tectonic changes in people’s lives and ideas in the late twentieth century, too little remembered or understood any longer. ‘Feminism’, this book suggests, ‘is always multiple and various, fluid and changing, defying efforts at definition, characterisation, periodisation’. Nevertheless, Dangerous Ideas tackles some hard questions. How did Women’s Liberation begin? What held this transformative movement together? Would it bring about the death of the family? Was it reorganising the labour market? Revolutionising human reproduction? How could Women’s Studies exist in patriarchal universities? Could feminism change the paradigms governing the world of learning? In the United States? In Russia? In the People’s Republic of China?
It is great fun, too. This book tells of Hobart’s hilarious Feminist Food Guide; of an outburst of creative energies among feminists – women on top, behaving badly; of dreams and desires for an entirely different future. And, always unorthodox: it finds hope and cheer in a history of the tampon.

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 Life as an Air Force Fighter Pilot
Life as an Air Force Fighter Pilot
Author: Robert C. Kennedy
Life as an Air Force Fighter Pilot
Children's Press
2000
Format: PDF
Pages: 56
Language: English
Size: 23.6 MB

Discusses Air Force officer training and requirements, the specialized training of Air Force fighter pilots, and the fighter pilot weapons that are used today.

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 Conflict, Culture, and History: Regional Dimensions
Conflict, Culture, and History: Regional Dimensions
Author: By Stephen J. Blank, et al, Karl P. Magyar
Conflict, Culture, and History: Regional Dimensions
University Press of the Pacific
2002
Pages: 376
ISBN: 1410200485 , 1585660434
Format: pdf
Size: 19 mb
Language: English
Quality: Good

Five specialists examine the historical relationship of culture and conflict in various regional societies. The authors use Adda B. Bozeman's theories on conflict and culture as the basis for their analyses of the causes, nature, and conduct of war and conflict in the Soviet Union, the Middle East, Sinic Asia (China, Japan, and Vietnam), Latin America, and Africa. Drs. Blank, Lawrence Grinter, Karl P. Magyar, Lewis B. Ware, and Bynum E. Weathers conclude that non-Western cultures and societies do not reject war but look at violence and conflict as a normal and legitimate aspect of sociopolitical behavior.

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 Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art
Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art
Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art
Author: Collective
Charles Miller Ltd.
Cataloge
2011
Pages: 108
Language: English
Format: PDF (E-Book)
Size: 11 МВ

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 German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years
German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years
Author:Matthias Kipping
German and Japanese Business in the Boom Years
2004
Routledge
Format:pdf
Size:1.5 MB
Pages:304
Language:English
This edited volume examines the American influence on West German and Japanese industry from the 1950s to the 1970s, providing a valuable contribution to the debate on 'Americanization' from a historical and comparative perspective. Individual contributions provide an in-depth analysis of the adoption and modification of management and technological issues from the US in West Germany and Japan at the micro-economic level.

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 A memorandum on trade with Soviet Russia
A memorandum on trade with Soviet Russia
A memorandum on trade with Soviet Russia
Author: John Spargo
Russian Information Bureau in the US, New-York
1921
Pages: 40
Format: PDF
Size: 2.04МБ
Quality: Good
Language: English

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 Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919-1970
Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919-1970
Author: Stephen Lovell
Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919-1970 (Oxford Studies in Modern European History)
Oxford University Press
2015
Format: PDF
Size: 4.3 Mb
Language: English

The story of radio begins alongside that of the Soviet state: Russia's first long-range transmission of the human voice occurred in 1919, during the civil war. Sound broadcasting was a medium of exceptional promise for this revolutionary regime. It could bring the Bolsheviks' message to the furthest corners of their enormous country. It had unprecedented impact: the voice of Moscow could now be wired into the very workplaces and living spaces of a population that was still only weakly literate.
The liveness and immediacy of broadcasting also created vivid new ways of communicating 'Sovietness' - whether through May Day parades and elections, the exploits of aviators and explorers, or show trials and public criticism. Yet, in the USSR as elsewhere, broadcasting was a medium in flux: technology, the broadcasting profession, and the listening audience were never static. Soviet radio was quickly earmarked as the mouthpiece of Soviet power, yet its history is also full of unintended consequences. The supreme irony of Soviet 'radiofication' was that its greatest triumph - the expansion of the wireless-listening public in the Cold War era - made possible its greatest failure, by turning a part of the Soviet audience into devotees of Western broadcasting.
Based on substantial original research in Moscow, St Petersburg, and Nizhnii Novgorod, Russia in the Microphone Age is the first full history of Soviet radio in English. In addition to the institutional and technological dimensions of the subject, it explores the development of programme content and broadcasting genres. It also goes in search of the mysterious figure of the Soviet listener. The result is a pioneering treatment of broadcasting as an integral part of Soviet culture from its early days in the 1920s until the dawn of the television age.

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 The Royal Australian Navy
The Royal Australian Navy
Author: Collective
The Royal Australian Navy
Australian Government Publishing Service
1992
Format: PDF
Pages: 42
Language: English
Size: 35 MB

This publication is describing The Royal Australian Navy's Ships, Boats & Crafts, Aircrafts and Weapons in 1992.

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 Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence
Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence
Historical Dictionary of United States Intelligence (Historical Dictionaries of Intelligence and Counterintelligence)
Author: Michael A. Turner
The Scarecrow Press
2005
Pages: 352
Language: English
Format: pdf
Size: 12.3 Mb

This compendium of over 500 entries on the most important and relevant personalities, programs, activities, and agencies of U.S. intelligence, beginning with the Sons of Liberty before the onset of the Revolutionary War until the most recent reorganization of the U.S. intelligence community, covers the myriad pieces of legislation that have governed the activities of U.S. intelligence. Each entry is cross-referenced for easy navigation and provides a definition as well as a brief but complete historical evaluation of the subject. This volume traces more than two centuries of history in the chronology. The introduction explains just what intelligence is and does, and shows how U.S. intelligence operations have evolved. Appendixes list Directors and Deputy Directors of Central Intelligence. The bibliography provides the most relevant and important sources for those interested in further reading.

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 The Apocalypse in Germany
The Apocalypse in Germany
Author: Klaus Vondung, Stephen D. Ricks
The Apocalypse in Germany
University of Missiouri Press
2001
ISBN: 0826212921
Format: PDF
Size: 12,5 МБ
Language: English
Pages: 448
Originally published in German in 1988, The Apocalypse in Germany is now available for the first time in English. A fitting subject for the dawn of the new millennium, the apocalypse has intrigued humanity for the last two thousand years, serving as both a fascinating vision of redemption and a profound threat.
A cross-disciplinary study, The Apocalypse in Germany analyzes fundamental aspects of the apocalypse as a religious, political, and aesthetic phenomenon. Author Klaus Vondung draws from religious, philosophical, and political texts, as well as works of art and literature. Using classic Jewish and Christian apocalyptic texts as symbolic and historical paradigms, Vondung determines the structural characteristics and the typical images of the apocalyptic worldview. He clarifies the relationship between apocalyptic visions and utopian speculations and explores the question of whether modern apocalypses can be viewed as secularizations of the Judeo-Christian models.

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