The Gulf Tanker War: Iran and Iraq’s Maritime Swordplay by Nadia El-Sayed El-Shazly

By Nadia El-Sayed El-Shazly

In this publication, El-Shazly has produced a definitive chronicle of a far overlooked, yet major, element of the 8 year-long Iran-Iraq warfare, the so-called Tanker battle. The booklet explains the cause of the Tanker warfare, analyzes Iraqi and Iranian reasons and techniques, and surveys the nearby and foreign responses that this part of the conflict generated. Drawing on a wealth of basic info, interviews with naval specialists and different correct actors, in addition to a mass army and foreign security-related literature, the writer weaves a powerful framework for figuring out the Tanker struggle and in addition for drawing the teachings which needs to be realized from this episode if one of these approach to war isn't really to be repeated.

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Warhorse: Cavalry in Ancient Warfare by Phil Sidnell

By Phil Sidnell

Cavalry have been an immense a part of virtually each historic military, but glossy writers have ignored them in favour of the infantry of the Greek phalanx and the Roman legions. "Warhorse" seeks to right this injustice. Phil Sidnell demanding situations the typical view that historical cavalry have been priceless for scouting and raiding yet left the genuine battling to the foot squaddies. actually, he argues, they have been frequently utilized in a surprise function and proved decisive on many events. The recognized victories of significant generals similar to Alexander, Hannibal and Julius Caesar couldn't were gained with out a complete appreciation of the battle-winning capability of the cavalry.Drawing seriously at the historical assets, "Warhorse" takes the reader on an exhilarating trip via quite a few vividly recreated battles, from the earliest civilizations to the conflict of Hastings, to bare the horsemen of the traditional international of their complete and lethal glory. 'A very good book...written in a really transparent and quick-paced writing sort. it's going to turn into a classic.' - Peter G. Tsouras, US defence intelligence analyst and writer and editor of many books, together with "Alexander: The Invincible King of Macedonia". 'Sidnell has produced a hugely readable research of the strive against function of cavalry within the old world...argues his element in an creative thorough fashion...this e-book will attract a variety of readers.' - "Choice", June 2007.

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Meat Refrigeration by S.J. James

By S.J. James

The chilling and freezing of meat continues to be an important means of extending shelf-life and keeping caliber. in keeping with the paintings of the internationally-renowned foodstuff Refrigeration and technique Engineering learn Centre (FRPERC), Meat Refrigeration offers an authoritative consultant either to the impression of refrigeration on meat and top practices in utilizing it to maximise meat caliber for the shopper. subject matters contain microbiology of refrigerated meat and its effect on shelf-life, drip creation, weightloss, and the impression of refrigeration on colour and texture. The authors speak about basic chilling, freezing, thawing and tempering, delivery, garage, retail show, and patron dealing with. additionally, the ebook appears at features of method keep watch over, together with chapters on such matters as temperature size, and the layout and optimum use of refrigeration structures.

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A Casebook for Spatial Statistical Data Analysis: A by Daniel A. Griffith

By Daniel A. Griffith

This quantity compiles geostatistical and spatial autoregressive facts analyses concerning georeferenced socioeconomic, ordinary assets, agricultural, pollutants, and epidemiological variables. Benchmark analyses are by way of analyses of on hand info units, emphasizing parallels among geostatistical and spatial autoregressive findings. either SAS and SPSS code are awarded for implementation reasons. This informative casebook will serve geographers, nearby scientists, utilized spatial statisticians, and spatial scientists from throughout disciplines.

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Artillery through the ages; a short illustrated history of by Albert Manucy

By Albert Manucy

It is a pre-1923 historic replica that used to be curated for caliber. caliber insurance used to be carried out on every one of those books in an try to eliminate books with imperfections brought through the digitization strategy. although we have now made most sensible efforts - the books could have occasional mistakes that don't hamper the analyzing event. We think this paintings is culturally very important and feature elected to carry the publication again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of revealed works around the world. this article refers back to the Bibliobazaar version.

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Marine Geology and Oceanography of the Pacific Manganese by Guy A. Franceschini (auth.), James L. Bischoff, David Z.

By Guy A. Franceschini (auth.), James L. Bischoff, David Z. Piper (eds.)

Deep-sea manganese nodules, as soon as an imprecise medical curios­ ity, have, within the short span of 2 many years, develop into a possible mineral source of significant value. Nodules that conceal the ocean ground of the tropical North Pacific could characterize an enormous ore de­ posit of manganese, nickel, cobalt, and copper. smooth know-how has it sounds as if surmounted the brilliant challenge of recuperating nodules in water depths of 5000 meters and the extraction of metals from the advanced chemical nodule matrix is a fact. either the restoration and the extraction seem to be economically possible. Exploitation of this source is, despite the fact that, hindered extra by means of the shortcoming of a world felony constitution bearing in mind attractiveness of mining websites and exploitation rights, than via the other issue. usually, while a mineral deposit turns into pointed out as an ex­ ploitable source, medical examine burgeons. curiosity within the nature and genesis of the deposit raises and masses is discovered from huge scale exploration. The case is self obvious for petrol­ eum and ore deposits on land. The learn of manganese nodules is simply now getting into this part. What was once the esoteric box of some scientists has turn into the topic of lively exploration and study by means of many of the industrialized countries. regrettably for our normal realizing of manganese nodules, exploration effects stay principally proprietary. even if, clinical learn has drastically elevated and the consequences have gotten largely available.

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