Small Arms for Urban Combat: A Review of Modern Handguns, by Russell C. Tilstra

By Russell C. Tilstra

The urbanization of conflict has necessitated the type of precision focusing on that purely small fingers can convey. guns rarely noticeable at the battlefield can turn out invaluable, even indispensible, in an city surroundings. This specialist reference advisor examines intimately the main winning small hands in use and the way adjustments in battle have affected how these guns are used and feature reworked the small palms undefined. expert squaddies, legislation enforcement officials and scholars and researchers of small fingers will achieve a operating wisdom of the most typical and winning city wrestle guns (including a few at the moment in improvement)

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Sex and the American Teenager: Seeing through the Myths and by R. Murray Thomas

By R. Murray Thomas

Sex and the yank Teenager presents an expert's review of the controversies surrounding the sexual improvement of youngsters, and their ideals and difficulties concerning such concerns. utilizing various case experiences, Dr. Thomas illustrates particular ways in which sexual concerns come up in class and the variables that influence every one case, whereas suggesting methods mom and dad and college officers can take care of complicated occasions. even though no longer easily statistics-laden, Dr. Thomas's ebook is replete with information regarding young ones who interact in sexual acts, develop into pregnant, are sexually abused, and agreement sexually transmitted illnesses. Dr. Thomas additionally discusses the coping tools young children use, and he describes the categories of intercourse education schemes during which scholars are probably to participate.

Dozens of case reviews illustrate how difficulties of scholars' sexual habit can vary from one incident to a different looking on the kids' a while, kin backgrounds, institution settings, and the tradition of the encompassing groups. Thomas concludes the publication by means of summarizing the hot previous and speculating concerning the most probably prestige of intercourse in colleges within the years forward.

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Les termes pétroliers: Dictionnaire anglais-français. by Michel Arnould, Fabio Zubini

By Michel Arnould, Fabio Zubini

L. a. France, depuis 1973, a fait de grands e./forts pour reduire sa dependance energetique ' tlle en fera plus encore a l'avenir et il n 'est pas hors de portee, dans le lengthy terme, de couvrir los angeles moitie de nos besoins par l. a. creation nationale d'energie. Nous big apple parviendrons cependant que par de vastes programmes technologiques, des investissements accrus - et il nous faudra encore importer l. a. moitie de notre energie, l. a. quasi totalite du petrole necessaire. L 'economie franfaise, nos entreprises, l'ensemble de leurs personneIs, devront donc plus que jamais communiquer avec ceux qui, partout dans le monde, ont les memes targets. C'etait devancer l'evenement que de lance" en 1971 un dictionnaire anglais-franfais des termes petroliers, ' c'est a nouveau construire l'avenir que de publier cette seconde version dont le vaste champ, process, economique, financier, juridique, repond si bien aux besoins de lecteurs qui n 'appartiennent pas a los angeles seule career petroliere. Qu 'il me soit permis d'en feliciter les auteurs, en soulignant le soin severe qu 'ils ont mis a donner a chaque terme son exacte equivalence dans notre langue. F. de Wissocq Avant-Propos A l'origine, au cours des annees 50 et 60, Fabio Zubini avait remge un lexique des termes petroliers anglais interessant surtout le raffinage et los angeles chimie du petroie. Le bon accueil reserve a cet ouvrage, en italien d'abord (1969), puis a sa model fran aise (1971), conduisit finalement a remettre l'ouvrage sur le metier .

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Cracks and Fracture by K. Bertram Broberg

By K. Bertram Broberg

This ebook provides a accomplished and important review of the mechanics of cracks and fracture.*Fresh views are given, highlighting imperative analytical tools and their purposes in addition to common theoretical and experimental effects and their functional application.*Fundamental suggestions are brought, contemplating the categorical box of cracks and fracture in addition to common mathematical versions and analytic methods.*Physical and engineering points of crack propagation and fracture also are discussed.*Cracks and Fracture may be a worthy source for researchers and graduate scholars in engineering fields on the topic of the sciences of mechanics and fabrics, in geophysics and in mathematical physics.Professor K.B. Broberg is a number one determine on the earth of fracture mechanics. Cracks and Fracture is a wonderful contribution to the sector.

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The Music History Classroom by James A. Davis

By James A. Davis

The "Music background lecture room" brings jointly essays written by means of well-known and skilled lecturers to aid within the layout, implementation, and revision of college-level tune historical past classes. This contains the conventional tune background survey for song majors, however the fabrics provided listed below are appropriate to different song background classes for track majors and common schooling scholars alike, together with interval sessions, composer or repertory classes, and targeted themes periods and seminars. The authors convey present idea at the scholarship of training and studying including useful adventure into the original setting of the song background school room. whereas a few of the concerns confronting academics in different disciplines are pertinent to tune historical past sessions, this assortment addresses the original nature of musical fabrics and the demanding situations considering negotiating among historic details, advanced technical musical matters, and the aesthetics of appearing and listening. This unmarried quantity presents a scientific define of functional instructing suggestion on all features of song heritage pedagogy, together with path layout, school room expertise, listening and writing assignments, and extra. The "Music heritage lecture room" provides the "nuts-and-bolts" of educating tune historical past appropriate for graduate scholars, junior school, and professional academics to boot.

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Geomorphology and Physical Oceanography of the Lakshadweep by T.N. Prakash, L. Sheela Nair, T.S. Shahul Hameed

By T.N. Prakash, L. Sheela Nair, T.S. Shahul Hameed

The Lakshadweep islands are a gaggle of 36 coral islands within the Indian Ocean. those small islands are targeted for his or her aquatic bio-diversity and monstrous blue lagoons. This booklet offers the result of stories performed by way of the authors throughout the interval 1990 to 2009 that deal with the seashore morphology, hydrodynamics, power assets and administration suggestions with targeted connection with the problem of either usual and anthropogenic coastal erosion. The particularly low island elevation makes the islands extra liable to high-wave assault and coastal flooding in the course of antagonistic climatic conditions. The islands also are vulnerable to dangers from episodic occasions like cyclones and deep depressions. This highlights the necessity for a finished learn of the wave, weather and coastal tactics at paintings in the course of diverse seasons to delineate the standards liable for coastline alterations and likewise to spot the destinations that want safeguard and the administration options.

This e-book will function a advisor to researchers, students and scholars who're attracted to the coastal procedures of coral islands.

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The Carriage Of Dangerous Goods By Sea by Meltem Deniz Güner-Özbek (auth.)

By Meltem Deniz Güner-Özbek (auth.)

The carriage of products by way of sea mostly specializes in lack of or harm to items. There are voluminous discussions and texts in this factor. against this, the difficulty of loss or harm from items has been paid little recognition. Ever-increasing numbers of risky items are carried through sea this day. This bring up attracts awareness to explosions or hearth on ships, spillages, toxins, injuries and capability risk. world wide situation with the danger posed by way of the elevated frequency within the carriage of risky items has resulted in the adoption of overseas technical criteria to advertise maritime safeguard and the insertion of targeted provisions within the carriage contracts. furthermore, growing to be environmental know-how and main issue with the industrial price implications of maritime casualties have given upward push to the rules of legal responsibility and reimbursement in appreciate of wear and tear as a result of unsafe and noxious elements.

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Geological Field Techniques by Angela L. Coe

By Angela L. Coe

The certainty of Earth methods and environments over geological time is very established upon either the event which could in simple terms be won via doing fieldwork, and the gathering of trustworthy info and applicable samples within the box. This textbook explains the most facts amassing innovations utilized by geologists within the box and the explanations for those, with emphasis all through on how one can make potent box observations and checklist those in appropriate codecs. equivalent weight is given to putting together box observations from igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock kinds. There also are mammoth chapters on generating a box workstation, gathering structural info, recording fossil facts and developing geological maps. the quantity is in a strong and convenient dimension, with color coded chapters for ease of use and speedy reference within the field.

Geological box Techniques is designed for college kids, novice fans and execs who've a history in geology and want to assemble box info on rocks and geological positive aspects. instructing points of this textbook include:<ul type="disc">* step by step publications to crucial functional talents akin to utilizing a compass-clinometer, creating a geological map and drawing a box sketch;* tips of the exchange, checklists, circulate charts and brief labored examples;* over 2 hundred illustrations of quite a lot of box notes, maps and geological features;* appendices with the widely used rock description and category diagrams;* a assisting web site hosted through Wiley Blackwell.

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Armies Of The Caliphates 862-1098 by David Nicolle, Graham Turner

By David Nicolle, Graham Turner

A few historians divide background into sessions ruled by means of one civilisation. Greece, Rome, India, China, Western Europe and North the USA have all had their second within the solar, yet from the eighth to eleventh centuries the Islamic international led the way in which. With a variety of illustrations and images, together with 8 beautiful complete web page color plates through Graham Turner, this beneficial addition to Osprey's Men-at-Arms sequence through David Nicolle examines the recruitment, corporation, weaponry, dress and uniforms of the armies of the Caliphates from 862-1098.

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