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

Sheba Slept Here

Titre : Sheba Slept Here
Auteur : Alan Caillou
Éditeur : iUniverse
ISBN-13 : 9780595007028
Libération : 2000-01-01

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Right after World War II, a large part of the territory belonging to Ethiopia was declared a Reserved Area, under U.N. mandate until its ownership could be formally decided, and supervised by the British. Alan Caillou, still in the British army after serving in North Africa, found himself appointed its Police Commissioner. He became responsible for supervising law and order in a territory including a desert plain, mountains, two small towns, and a railroad line whose boundaries were defined as about 300 miles long and 20 feet wide. This book is the warm and amusing account of his two years there. With affection and understanding, Alan Caillou evokes the charm of this strange land, and its sometimes strange customs. Alan Caillou is an author with a thirst for adventure. During World War II he served with the British Intelligence Corps behind enemy lines in North Africa, was captured by the Italians, and escaped just before his scheduled execution. He then joined the guerillas to fight in Yugoslavia and Italy. After the war, he returned to Africa to become a safari guide. Mr. Caillou now makes his home in Arizona.

Communicating for Results A Guide for Business and the Professions

Titre : Communicating for Results A Guide for Business and the Professions
Auteur : Cheryl Hamilton
Éditeur : Cengage Learning
ISBN-13 : 9781285663371
Libération : 2013-02-01

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This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of business experience. Covering every aspect of the communication process, COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, will give you a competitive edge in any business situation--from the initial interview to making skilled presentations (complete with professional visual aids) to assuming a leadership role. In addition, you'll find online video clips of common professional scenarios paired with the concepts from the text give you a realistic glimpse into the business world. COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, is your opportunity to see how theory translates into practical action--and how that knowledge will help you improve your chance of career success! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Antarctic Palaeoenvironments and Earth Surface Processes

Titre : Antarctic Palaeoenvironments and Earth Surface Processes
Auteur : M.J. Hambrey
Éditeur : Geological Society of London
ISBN-13 : 9781862393639
Libération : 2013-12-05

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The volume highlights developments in our understanding of the palaeogeographical, palaeobiological, palaeoclimatic and cryospheric evolution of Antarctica. It focuses on the sedimentary record from the Devonian to the Quaternary Period. It features tectonic evolution and stratigraphy, as well as processes taking place adjacent to, beneath and beyond the ice-sheet margin, including the continental shelf. The contributions in this volume include several invited review papers, as well as original research papers arising from the International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences in Edinburgh, in July 2011. These papers demonstrate a remarkable diversity of Earth science interests in the Antarctic. Following international trends, there is particular emphasis on the Cenozoic Era, reflecting the increasing emphasis on the documentation and understanding of the past record of ice-sheet fluctuations. Furthermore, Antarctic Earth history is providing us with important information about potential future trends, as the impact of global warming is increasingly felt on the continent and its ocean.

Children Talking Television

Titre : Children Talking Television
Auteur : David Buckingham University of London Institute of Education.,
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781135722289
Libération : 2004-08-02

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Is television harmful to children? Does it destroy imagination, provode delinquency and violence, undermine family life and have other detrimental effects on children?; The author, himself a parent, teacher and researcher investigates the complex ways in which children actively make meaning and take pleasure from television. Chapters cover the popular debates about children and television from a general and academic perspective. The characteristics of children's talk about television are explored, as children interact with other children and other family members in "family viewing" sessions.; Key concepts which inform children's talk about television are investigated i. e. genre, narrative, character, modality, and agency. Finally, conclusions are presented and issues outlined for further research.; Drawing on theories and ideas developed within media and cultural studies, English, education, psychology, sociology, linguistics and other related areas, this book will be useful to both students and teachers in the field, and to the general reader with an interest in children and the media.

Practical Malware Analysis

Titre : Practical Malware Analysis
Auteur : Michael Sikorski
Éditeur : No Starch Press
ISBN-13 : 9781593272906
Libération : 2012

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Introduces tools and techniques for analyzing and debugging malicious software, discussing how to set up a safe virtual environment, overcome malware tricks, and use five of the most popular packers.

From China to Paris

Titre : From China to Paris
Auteur : Yvonne Dold-Samplonius
Éditeur : Franz Steiner Verlag
ISBN-13 : 3515082239
Libération : 2002

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The reports of a conference of 11 scholars who began the task of examing together primary sources that might shed som elight on exactly how and in what fomrs mathematical problems, concepts, and techniques may have been transmitted between various civilizations, from antiquity down to the European Renaissance following more or less the legendary silk routes between China and Western Europe.

Purple America

Titre : Purple America
Auteur : Rick Moody
Éditeur : Open Road Media
ISBN-13 : 9781504027687
Libération : 2015-11-10

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A son is tasked with an impossible decision in this poignant, astutely observed portrait of a family in crisis from the author of The Ice Storm While visiting his mother, Billie, who suffers from a degenerative neurological disease that has left her paralyzed and unable to speak, Dexter “Hex” Raitliffe learns that his stepfather, Billie’s husband and caretaker, has left her. Alone and incapable of living on her own, Billie makes an unfathomable request of Hex: to assist her in committing suicide. Perpetually indecisive, paralyzed by self-doubt, and hindered by an unshakable stutter, Hex sets out to confront his stepfather, only to find himself facing off against his own struggles—with intimacy and alcoholism—along the way. Back in the suburbs of his youth, Hex experiences the lull of nostalgia as well as the sting of painful memories like his father’s death as he tries to reconcile his mother’s fate and his own wavering identity. Author Rick Moody evokes this singular setting with stunning clarity. Profoundly tragic yet punctuated by moments of hilarity, Purple America is a searing gaze into one family’s fragile, chaotic heart. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Rick Moody including rare images from the author’s personal collection.

Understanding Knowledge as a Commons

Titre : Understanding Knowledge as a Commons
Auteur : Charlotte Hess
Éditeur : MIT Press (MA)
ISBN-13 : 0262083574
Libération : 2007

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Looking at knowledge as a shared resource: experts discuss how to define, protect,and build the knowledge commons in the digital age.

Hydrological Applications of GIS

Titre : Hydrological Applications of GIS
Auteur : A. M. Gurnell
Éditeur : Wiley
ISBN-13 : 0471898767
Libération : 2000-06-22

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This book deals with the technical problems encountered in hydrological applications of GIS, at scales ranging from the catchment to short river reaches and on a wide range of hydrological processes in both pure and applied contexts.