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War Paths, Peace Paths by David H. Dye (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.87 MB Overview: Archaeologists, ethnohistorians, osteologists, and cultural anthropologists have only recently begun to address seriously the issue of Native American war and peace in the eastern United States. New methods for identifying prehistoric cooperation and conflict in the archaeological record are now helping to advance our knowledge of their existence and...

The Beatles: Paperback Writer by Mike Evans (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 6.1MB Overview: The Beatles: Paperback Writer collects the most illuminating interviews, articles, reviews, and essays on the rock icons, from contemporary accounts of the group’s rise in 1962 to recent analyses of their enduring cultural legacy. The band’s influence on the Baby Boomer youth culture and its descendants is discussed by figures from all places...

Tribe by Sebastian Junger (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 680 kb Overview: There are ancient tribal human behaviors-loyalty, inter-reliance, cooperation-that flare up in communities during times of turmoil and suffering. These are the very same behaviors that typify good soldiering and foster a sense of belonging among troops, whether they’re fighting on the front lines or engaged in non-combat activities away from the...

Hand-to-Hand Fighting by U.S. Dept of Army, Pentagon (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.71 Mb Overview: This manual was intened to develop an effective hand to hand fighter. A brief history of hand to hand combat is included. Easy to understand step by step photos and illustrations. . The first attempt at organizing and developing the techniques of hand-to-hand combat is believed to have originated in China as a means of unarmed defense against outside...

Environmental Governance in L.A. by Fábio de Castro (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB Overview: The contributors investigate a broad range of emerging socio-environmental challenges faced by contemporary Latin America. By using environmental governance as an overarching analytical concept, they cross territorial, sectorial, and institutional boundaries to address the nature/society nexus. Genre: Non-Fiction, Politics Download link 1 Download link...

Bayesian Statistics: An Introduction by Peter M. Lee (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 10.2 MB Overview: Bayesian Statistics is the school of thought that combines prior beliefs with the likelihood of a hypothesis to arrive at posterior beliefs. The first edition of Peter Lee’s book appeared in 1989, but the subject has moved ever onwards, with increasing emphasis on Monte Carlo based techniques. This new fourth edition looks at recent techniques...

Unofficial Lego Jewelry Book by Prudence Rogers (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 14,5 MB Overview: Learn how to make awesome jewellery and accessories from Lego® bricks in this colourful collection of funky designs for girls and boys. With 18 projects ranging from Gothic Style to Twisted Kitsch, Rainbow Bright to Urban Jungle, you'll soon be making Quirky wearables that are the talk of the town!In this unofficial guide, you'll find full step-by-step...

Crimes of Peace by Maurizio Albahari (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.6MB Overview: Among the world's hotly contested, obsessively controlled, and often dangerous borders, none is deadlier than the Mediterranean Sea. Since 2000, at least 25,000 people have lost their lives attempting to reach Italy and the rest of Europe, most by drowning in the Mediterranean. Every day, unauthorized migrants and refugees bound for Europe put their...

A Historical Archaeology... by Charles E. Orser Jr. (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 29.03 MB Overview: This unique book offers a theoretical framework for historical archaeology that explicitly relies on network theory. Charles E. Orser, Jr., demonstrates the need to examine the impact of colonialism, Eurocentrism, capitalism, and modernity on all archaeological sites inhabited after 1492 and shows how these large-scale forces create a link among all...

Mathematical Problems by András Bátkai (Andras Batkai)(.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 7,9 MB Overview: This book deals with mathematical problems arising in the context of meteorological modelling. It gathers and presents some of the most interesting and important issues from the interaction of mathematics and meteorology. It is unique in that it features contributions on topics like data assimilation, ensemble prediction, numerical methods, and transport...

Arithmetic Refresher by A. A. Klaf (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePub Reader, 40 MB Overview: These 937 most-asked questions deal with tax problems, interest and discount, time-payment, etc. Features 809 problems andanswers. "More than just a refresher . . . contains a great number of items that are not just reminders but entirely new ideas." Genre: Science & Math Download link 1 Download link 2...

Nature's Temples by Joan Maloof (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 8,3 MB Overview: An old-growth forest is one that has formed naturally over a long period of time with little or no disturbance from humankind. They are increasingly rare and largely misunderstood. In Nature's Temples, Joan Maloof, the director of the Old-Growth Forest Network, makes a heartfelt and passionate case for their importance. This evocative and accessible...

Wartime Letters by Rainer Maria Rilke (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.2MB Overview: These letters give the account of Rilke's own state of mind and of his final approach to the threshold of his great works. They show the rapid change he underwent after his reaction to the first excitement of the war; how his dismay at the cruelty and confusion of war helped to render the poet in him speechless for many years; how he nevertheless...

Grand New Party by Ross Douthat, Reihan Salam (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.5MB Overview: Grand New Party lays bare the failures of the conservative revolution and presents a detailed blueprint for building the next Republican majority. Blending history, analysis, and fresh, often controversial recommendations, Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam argue that it is time to move beyond the Reagan legacy and the mind-set of the current...

Beginning of World as We Know It by John P. Rafferty (.PDF)

Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 5.1 MB Overview: Though it encompasses the majority of the Earth's history, much about Precambrian time still remains unknown to us. With its climate extremes and unstable surfaces, Precambrian Earth hardly resembled the planet we see today. Yet for all its differences, it made the existence of future generations possible. This volume helps unlock the mysteries of...

Radio Systems Engineering by Steven W. Ellingson (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 17,5 MB Overview: Using a systems framework, this textbook provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the performance, analysis and design of radio systems for students and practising engineers. Presented within a consistent framework, the first part of the book describes the fundamentals of the subject: propagation, noise, antennas and modulation. The analysis...

Defending Space by Clayton K.S. Chun (.PDF)

Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 15.5 MB Overview: The United States has been developing space for many years, and satellites provide the US Military with an unparaleled advantage over its adversaries. Constellations of both military and civilian satellites provide protection and support for military operations; deliver ballistic missile early warning; supply reliable, secure and jam-proof...

Peoples of the Rain Forest by Robert Low (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.21 MB Overview: The new social studies curriculum calls for students in the elementary levels to study people, places, and environments, which will help them to create new geographical perspectives of the world. This is the perfect supplementary material with which to address the relationship between human beings and their varied environments. Genre: Anthropology ...

The Glorious Golden Ratio by Alfred S. Posamentier (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePub Reader, 20 MB Overview: What exactly is the Golden Ratio? How was it discovered? Where is it found? These questions and more are thoroughly explained in this engaging tour of one of mathematics' most interesting phenomena. The authors trace the appearance of the Golden Ratio throughout history, demonstrate a variety of ingenious techniques used to construct it, and illustrate...

Hidden Markov Models: Time Series by Walter Zucchini (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 16,2 MB Overview: illustrates the great flexibility of hidden Markov models (HMMs) as general-purpose models for time series data. The book provides a broad understanding of the models and their uses. After presenting the basic model formulation, the book covers estimation, forecasting, decoding, prediction, model selection, and Bayesian inference for HMMs. Through...