Download e-book for iPad: Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy by Richard Rhodes
By Richard Rhodes
What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and your cellular phone have in universal? the answer's spread-spectrum radio: a progressive invention according to the swift switching of communications signals between a range of alternative frequencies. with no this expertise, we'd no longer have the electronic comforts that we take with no consideration at the present time.
Only a author of Richard Rhodes’s quality may well do justice to this striking tale. Unhappily married to a Nazi palms broker, Lamarr fled to the US at the beginning of global conflict II; she introduced together with her not just her theatrical expertise but additionally a present for technical innovation. An advent to Antheil at a Hollywood dinner desk culminated in a U.S. patent for a jam- evidence radio assistance process for torpedoes—the not likely duo’s reward to the U.S. struggle attempt.
What different publication brings jointly Nineteen Twenties Paris, participant pianos, Nazi weaponry, and electronic instant into one pleasurable complete? In its juxtaposition of Hollywood glamour with the truth of a brutal struggle, Hedy’s Folly is a riveting ebook approximately not going novice inventors taking part to alter the realm.
Download e-book for kindle: Social learning towards a sustainable world: Principles, by Arjen E. J. Wals
By Arjen E. J. Wals
This complete quantity - containing 27 chapters and contributions from six continents - offers and discusses key rules, views, and practices of social studying within the context of sustainability. Social studying is explored from a number fields challenged by means of sustainability together with: organizational studying, environmental administration and company social accountability; multi-stakeholder governance; schooling, studying and academic psychology; a number of land-use and built-in rural improvement; and consumerism and significant shopper schooling. a complete part of the ebook is dedicated to a few reflective case reports of individuals, organisations and groups utilizing different types of social studying in relocating in the direction of sustainability.'This ebook brings jointly quite a number principles, tales, and discussions approximately functional studying in groups geared toward making a international that's extra sustainable than the only at present in prospect...The publication is designed to extend the community of conversations wherein our society can confront a number of views, detect rising styles, and observe studying to a number of emotional and social contexts' - From the Foreword via Fritjof Capra, co-founder of the guts of Ecoliteracy. 'Joining what's so transparent and fresh during this booklet with the bigger activities towards a severely democratic and activist schooling that's precious of its identify, is yet one step within the fight for sustainability. however it is an important step if we're to exploit the insights which are integrated during this ebook' - From the Afterword via Michael Apple, writer of ''Educating the ''Right'' means: Markets, criteria, God, and Inequality''
By George B. Johnson
The dwelling global is usually thought of a scholar favourite. George Johnson has written this non-majors textbook from the floor as much as be an interesting and available studying software with an emphasis on "how issues paintings and why issues ensue the way in which they do". The residing global makes a speciality of thoughts instead of terminology and technical info, and contours a simple, transparent writing variety and a large choice of media resources to reinforce the content material of the textbook. the mixing of textual content and the electronic international are actually whole with McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus and LearnSmart.
By Donald A. Redmond
This examine makes a speciality of the publishing heritage of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, tracing the tale of the 1st Holmes novels, which have been broadly pirated within the U.S. from 1890-1930. The booklet info the heritage that enabled piracy to happen and gives vast descriptive lists of some of the problems with A research in Scarlet and The signal of the 4. the yankee matters are defined intimately, with defects and inconsistencies truly documented. additionally integrated is a genealogical tree that lines the versions of those novels and thorough examples in their textual diversifications.
Download PDF by T.W. Moody, F.X. Martin, F.J. Byrne: A New History of Ireland, Vol. 3: Early Modern Ireland,
By T.W. Moody, F.X. Martin, F.J. Byrne
BL Reissued with a accomplished and up to date bibliographical complement deliberate and validated via the overdue T. W. Moody, a brand new historical past of eire is a harvesting of contemporary scholarship on Irish historical past from the earliest occasions to the current. there'll be ten volumes, six of which were released thus far. The 3rd quantity opens with a personality learn of early sleek eire and a wide ranging survey of eire in 1534, by means of twelve chapters of narrative background. There are extra chapters at the financial system, the coinage, languages and literature, and the Irish in a foreign country. surveys, 'Land and People', c.1600 and c.1685, are incorporated.
Download e-book for iPad: 1 and 2 Thessalonians Through the Centuries (Blackwell Bible by Anthony C. Thiselton
By Anthony C. Thiselton
This detailed remark on Paul’s early letters by means of a superb New testomony expert, presents a wide variety of unique views of the way humans have interpreted, and been prompted through, Paul’s first letters.Addresses questions about the content material, surroundings, and authenticity of the 2 Thessalonian letters, drawing on responses from major students, poets, hymn writers, preachers, theologians, and biblical students in the course of the agesOffers new insights into matters they increase pertaining to feminist biblical interpretation.Provides a historical past of two-way affects, as exemplified by way of Ulrich Luz, Hans Robert Jauss, and Hans-Georg GadamerWritten through Anthony Thiselton, a number one commentator at the Greek New testomony
By Jörg Nagler, Don H. Doyle, Marcus Gräser
This quantity of pioneering essays brings jointly a magnificent array of well-established and rising historians from Europe and the U.S. whose universal undertaking is to situate America’s Civil struggle in the wider framework of worldwide heritage. those essays view the yank clash via a desirable array of topical prisms that would take readers past the primary issues of U. S. Civil battle historical past. they're going to additionally take readers past the nationwide limitations that usually confine our figuring out of this momentous clash. The historical past of America’s Civil battle has more often than not been interpreted inside a well-known nationwide narrative targeting the interior discord among North and South over the way forward for slavery within the United States.
Download e-book for iPad: Invention And Method: Two Rhetorical Treatises from the by The Greek text, edited by Hugo Rabe, with introductions,
By The Greek text, edited by Hugo Rabe, with introductions, English translations, and notes by George A. Kennedy
This quantity comprises the Greek textual content, textual equipment, and primary released English translation of 2 treatises on rhetoric, with introductory fabric and notes. as soon as attributed to Hermogenes of Tarsus, those treatises are actually believed to be by means of unknown authors writing within the moment or 3rd century C.E. or later. the 1st treatise, entitled On Invention, is a guide for college kids offering formulation to help them within the composition of declamations on assigned topics. the second one treatise, at the approach to Forcefulness, discusses prose type with specified consciousness to figures of speech. large notes interpret the often-difficult content material and relate it to different writing on rhetoric. The Greek textual content is that of Hugo Rabe (1913).