Chassis Engineering

Titre : Chassis Engineering
Auteur : Herb Adams
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 1557880557
Libération : 1993

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Chassis Engineering for HP Cars Manual Chassis Design Covers Center Of Gravity And Roll Center Enhancing Road Handling Ability Step-By-Step Guide Tire Technology And Front and Rear Suspensions Brakes; Shocks And Springs

Art and social change

Titre : Art and social change
Auteur : Will Bradley
Éditeur : Tate
ISBN-13 : UCSD:31822034557082
Libération : 2007

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"This reader gathers together an international selection of artists' proposals, manifestos, theoretical texts and public declarations that focus on the question of political engagement and the possibility of social change"--back cover.

The End of the Bronze Age

Titre : The End of the Bronze Age
Auteur : Robert Drews
Éditeur : Princeton University Press
ISBN-13 : 0691025916
Libération : 1995

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The Bronze Age came to a close early in the twelfth century B.C. with one of the worst calamities in history: over a period of several decades, destruction descended upon key cities throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, bringing to an end the Levantine, Hittite, Trojan, and Mycenaean kingdoms and plunging some lands into a dark age that would last more than four hundred years. In his attempt to account for this destruction, Robert Drews rejects the traditional explanations - earthquakes, migrations, drought, systems collapse - and proposes a military one instead. Combining fascinating archaeological facts with vivid descriptions of military tactics, Drews presents the transition from chariot to infantry warfare as the primary cause of the Great Kingdoms' downfall. Late in the thirteenth century B.C. the barbarians who until then had been little cause for concern to the Great Kingdoms, and who had served the kings as mercenary "runners" in support of the chariots, awoke to the fact that en masse they could destroy a chariot army. There followed an orgy of slaughter, looting, and destruction. From the ashes arose the city-states of Greece and the tribal confederacy of Israel, communities that depended on massed formations of infantrymen. In making these arguments, the author uses textual and archaeological evidence to reconstruct what actually happened in the Bronze Age chariot battles, as well as the combat that characterized the Catastrophe.

Emergency Response Guidebook 2016

Titre : Emergency Response Guidebook 2016
Auteur : U.s. Department of Transportation
Éditeur : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN-13 : 1535185988
Libération : 2016-07-09

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PHMSA's 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook provides first responders with a go-to manual to help deal with hazmat transportation accidents during the critical first 30 minutes. DOT's goal is to place an ERG in every public emergency service vehicle nationwide. To date, nearly 14.5 million free copies have been distributed to the emergency response community through state emergency management coordinators. Members of the public may purchase a copy of the ERG through the GPO Bookstore and other commercial suppliers. First responders, we want your feedback! Submit your name, organization, contact information, and comments to [email protected]

The Son Tay Raid

Titre : The Son Tay Raid
Auteur : John Gargus
Éditeur : Texas A&M University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781603442121
Libération : 2010-09-28

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In May 1970, aerial photographs revealed what U.S. military intelligence believed was a POW camp near the town of Son Tay, twenty-three miles west of North Vietnam’s capital city. When American officials decided the prisoners were attempting to send signals, they set in motion a daring plan to rescue the more than sixty airmen thought to be held captive. On November 20, a joint group of volunteers from U.S. Army Green Berets and U.S. Air Force Special Operations Forces perfectly executed the raid, only to find the prisoners' quarters empty; the POWs had been moved to a different location. Initially, the Son Tay raid was a devastating disappointment to the men who risked their lives to carry it out. Many vocal critics labeled it as a spectacular failure of our nation’s intelligence network. However, subsequent events proved that the audacity of the rescue attempt stunned the North Vietnamese, who implemented immediate changes in the treatment of their captives. The operation also restored the prisoners’ faith that their nation had not forgotten them. John Gargus not only participated in the planning phase of the Son Tay rescue, but also flew as a lead navigator for the strike force. This revised edition incorporates the most recent information from raid participants and also includes recent translations of North Vietnamese perspectives. No previous account of this top-secret action has given such a full account or such insight into both the execution and the aftermath of Son Tay.

Fixing Haiti

Titre : Fixing Haiti
Auteur : Jorge Heine
Éditeur : United Nations University Press
ISBN-13 : 9789280811971
Libération : 2011

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Haiti may well be the only country in the Americas with a last name. References to the land of the "black Jacobins" are almost always followed by the phrase "the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere". To that dubious distinction, on 12 January 2010 Haiti added another, when it was hit by the most devastating natural disaster in the Americas, a 7.0 Richter scale earthquake. More than 220,000 people lost their lives and much of its vibrant capital, Port-au-Prince, was reduced to rubble. Since 2004, the United Nations has been in Haiti through MINUSTAH, in an ambitious attempt to help Haiti raise itself by its bootstraps. This effort has now acquired additional urgency. Is Haiti a failed state? Does it deserve a Marshall-plan-like program? What will it take to address the Haitian predicament? In this book, some of the world's leading experts on Haiti examine the challenges faced by the first black republic, the tasks undertaken by the UN, and the new role of hemispheric players like Argentina, Brazil and Chile, as well as that of Canada, France and the United States.

The Class book of Etymology

Titre : The Class book of Etymology
Auteur : James Lynd
Éditeur :
Libération : 1847

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James Lynd A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Class book of Etymology Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The World of the Haitian Revolution

Titre : The World of the Haitian Revolution
Auteur : David Patrick Geggus
Éditeur : Indiana University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780253220172
Libération : 2009-01-01

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New scholarship on one of the most consequential events in the history of slavery in the Atlantic world

The Diamond Mines of South Africa

Titre : The Diamond Mines of South Africa
Auteur : Gardner F. Williams
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781108026598
Libération : 2011-05-19

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First published in 1902, this work describes the discovery and development of diamond mines in South Africa.

Hun Sen s Cambodia

Titre : Hun Sen s Cambodia
Auteur : Sebastian Strangio
Éditeur : Yale University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780300190724
Libération : 2014-10-03

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A fascinating analysis of the recent history of the beautiful but troubled Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia