Keeping the Cutting Edge

Titre : Keeping the Cutting Edge
Auteur : Harold H. Payson
Éditeur : WoodenBoat Books
ISBN-13 : 0937822027
Libération : 1983

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Harold H. "Dynamite" Payson is a professional boatbuilder who specializes in light plywood construction, though in the past he build traditional plank-on-frame craft. Most of his boats-among them the famed Gloucester Light Dory and the Instant Boat series-are from the board of Philip C. Bolger. Many of the prototypes of Bolger's small boats have been built by Payson as part of their continuing association. Dynamite is a retired lobster fisherman, a saw sharpener, and the proprietor of H.H.Payson & Co., which offers boatbuilding plans for sale to the average boatbuilder. He is the author of Instant Boats, How to Build the Gloucester Light Dory, Go Build Your Own Boat!, Build the New Instant Boats, and a number of magazine articles. He lives and works in South Thomaston, Maine.

The Railways

Titre : The Railways
Auteur : Simon Bradley
Éditeur : Profile Books
ISBN-13 : 9781847653529
Libération : 2015-09-24

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Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2015 Currently filming for BBC programme Full Steam Ahead Britain's railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly 200 years. Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on everything from timekeeping to tourism. As a self-contained world governed by distinctive rules and traditions, the network also exerts a fascination all its own. From the classical grandeur of Newcastle station to the ceaseless traffic of Clapham Junction, from the mysteries of Brunel's atmospheric railway to the lost routines of the great marshalling yards, Simon Bradley explores the world of Britain's railways, the evolution of the trains, and the changing experiences of passengers and workers. The Victorians' private compartments, railway rugs and footwarmers have made way for air-conditioned carriages with airline-type seating, but the railways remain a giant and diverse anthology of structures from every period, and parts of the system are the oldest in the world. Using fresh research, keen observation and a wealth of cultural references, Bradley weaves from this network a remarkable story of technological achievement, of architecture and engineering, of shifting social classes and gender relations, of safety and crime, of tourism and the changing world of work. The Railways shows us that to travel through Britain by train is to journey through time as well as space.

Student s guide to operations research

Titre : Student s guide to operations research
Auteur : Paul A. Jensen
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015012670082
Libération : 1986

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Paul A. Jensen A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Student s guide to operations research Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Histoire

Titre : Histoire
Auteur : Julie Doyon
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 2091727601
Libération : 2001

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

Reading Sumerian Poetry

Titre : Reading Sumerian Poetry
Auteur : Jeremy Black
Éditeur : A&C Black
ISBN-13 : 048593003X
Libération : 1998

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An analysis of the oldest form of poetry. Sumer, in the southern part of Iraq, created the first literary culture in history, as early as 2500BC. The account is structured around a complete English translation of the fragmentary Lugalbanda poems, narrating the adventures of the eponymous hero. The study reveals a work of a rich and sophisticated poetic imagination and technique, which, far from being in any sense 'primitive', are so complex as to resist much modern literary analysis.>

Performance

Titre : Performance
Auteur : Richard Avedon
Éditeur : Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-13 : 0810972883
Libération : 2008-10-01

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More than two hundred portrait images by the celebrated photographer capture some of the greatest stars and artists of the performing arts from the latter half of the twentieth century, including actors, comedians, pop stars, musicians, and dancers, accompanied by insightful essays on the photographer by critics and perfoming artists.

Criminal and Citizen in Modern Mexico

Titre : Criminal and Citizen in Modern Mexico
Auteur : Robert Buffington
Éditeur : U of Nebraska Press
ISBN-13 : 0803261594
Libération : 2000

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Criminal and Citizen in Modern Mexico explores elite notions of crime and criminality from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. In Mexico these notions represented contested areas of the social terrain, places where generalized ideas about criminality transcended the individual criminal act to intersect with larger issues of class, race, gender, and sexuality. It was at this intersection that modern Mexican society bared its soul. Attitudes toward race amalgamation and indios, lower-class lifestyles and läperos, women and sexual deviance, all influenced perceptions of criminality and ultimately determined the fundamental issue of citizenship: who belonged and who did not. The liberal discourse of toleration and human rights, the positivist discourse of order and progress, the revolutionary discourse of social justice and integration sought in turn to disguise the exclusions of modern Mexican society behind a veil of criminality?to proscribe as criminal those activities that criminologists, penologists, and anthropologists clearly linked to marginalized social groups. This book attempts to lift that veil and to gaze, like Josä Guadalupe Posada, at the grinning calavera that it shields.

Hong Kong Company Law

Titre : Hong Kong Company Law
Auteur : Vanessa Stott
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 962661031X
Libération : 1996

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Vanessa Stott A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Hong Kong Company Law Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.