Cadillac Gage V-100 Commando 1960-71 by Richard Lathrop, John McDonald, Jim Laurier

By Richard Lathrop, John McDonald, Jim Laurier

Destined to develop into the most influential postwar armored automobiles, the V-100 Commando was once built by means of the Cadillac Gage corporation in 1962 as a personal enterprise, and the 1st prototype used to be accomplished within the comparable yr. It was once designed as a multi-purpose car and will functionality as an 11-man group of workers provider, reconnaissance car, convoy escort, command or patrol vehicle and a revolt car. The V-100 used to be established and evaluated in Vietnam sooner than full-scale construction begun in 1964. It observed frequent use in Vietnam through either US and South Vietnamese forces. This name describes the layout, improvement and operational use of the V-100 Commando, together with their persevered deployment all over the world.

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Medieval Siege Weapons: Western Europe AD 585-1385 by David Nicolle, Sam Thompson

By David Nicolle, Sam Thompson

The Medieval period used to be a interval of massive sort and invention within the box of siege war. ahead of using cannon and different gun-powder artillery, siege engines depended on various assets of energy, from torsion 'energy garage' platforms to man-power, counter-balances and others. This e-book unearths how the combinationof technological traditions from the Graeco-Roman global, Persia, India and in particular China made an important contribution to the advance of siege innovations. Medieval army engineering was once both creative when it comes to mining, counter-mining, the breaking of partitions, using noxious and chemical fumes and within the use of fire-weapons.

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Democracy and the Global Order: From the Modern State to by David Held

By David Held

Democracy is the main powerful political suggestion on the earth this day, but the way forward for democracy is more and more doubtful. Key assumptions of democratic pondering and perform are being undermined through assorted websites of social monetary energy at the one hand, and by means of dense networks of nearby and international interconnectedness at the different. States and societies are enmeshed in webs of overseas stipulations and techniques as by no means prior to. Democracy and the worldwide Order bargains a hugely unique and systematic account of those concerns. half I assesses the normal conceptions of democracy. half II strains the increase and displacement of the fashionable geographical region within the context of the interstate procedure and the realm economic system. half III explores the theoretical bases of democracy and of the democratic country, and the profound alterations those thoughts needs to endure in the event that they are to hold their relevance within the century forward. ultimately. half IV champions a "cosmopolitan" version of democracy―a new belief of democracy for a brand new international order.

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A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the by Jonathan I. Israel

By Jonathan I. Israel

Democracy, unfastened notion and expression, non secular tolerance, person liberty, political self-determination of peoples, sexual and racial equality--these values have firmly entered the mainstream within the many years in view that they have been enshrined within the 1948 U.N. statement of Human Rights. but when those beliefs now not look radical this day, their beginning was once very radical indeed--far extra so than so much historians were prepared to acknowledge. In A Revolution of the Mind, Jonathan Israel, one of many world's top historians of the Enlightenment, strains the philosophical roots of those principles to what have been the least good strata of Enlightenment thought--what he calls the unconventional Enlightenment.

Originating as a clandestine move of rules that was once nearly solely hidden from public view in the course of its earliest section, the novel Enlightenment matured against the reasonable mainstream Enlightenment dominant in Europe and the USA within the eighteenth century. in the course of the progressive a long time of the 1770s, 1780s, and 1790s, the novel Enlightenment burst into the open, simply to impress an extended and sour backlash. A Revolution of the Mind exhibits that this full of life competition was once frequently a result of strong impulses in society to safeguard the foundations of monarchy, aristocracy, empire, and racial hierarchy--principles associated with the upholding of censorship, church authority, social inequality, racial segregation, non secular discrimination, and far-reaching privilege for ruling groups.

In telling this interesting historical past, A Revolution of the Mind finds the outstanding foundation of our such a lot loved values--and is helping clarify why in yes circles they're often disapproved of and attacked even at the present time.

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Chez Panisse Fruit by Alice L. Waters

By Alice L. Waters

In 2001 Chez Panisse was once named the number 1 eating place in the United States by way of Gourmet journal -- really a trip from 1971 whilst Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse as a spot the place she and her pals might prepare dinner state French meals with neighborhood materials and speak politics.

As the restaurant's attractiveness grew, so did Alice's dedication to natural, in the neighborhood grown meals and to a group of farmers and manufacturers who give you the most up to date elements, grown and harvested clearly with ideas that defend and enhance the land for destiny generations. After thirty years, the cutting edge spirit and natural, severe flavors of Chez Panisse proceed to please and shock all who stopover at, or even those that cant get there understand that Alice begun a quiet revolution, altering the culinary panorama eternally. encouraged via Chez Panisse, increasingly more humans around the state are researching the chic pleasures of neighborhood, natural greens and fruits.

Now subscribe to Alice Waters and the chefs at Chez Panisse in social gathering of fruit. Chez Panisse Fruit attracts at the exuberant flavors of unpolluted, ripe fruit to create memorable dishes. during this better half quantity to Chez Panisse Vegetables, realize greater than two hundred recipes for either candy and savory dishes that includes fruit. Glorify the late-summer peach harvest with Peach and Raspberry Gratin, and expand the season with Grilled Cured Duck Breast with Pickled Peaches. benefit from the first plums in red meat Loin full of Wild Plums and Rosemary. protect the clean flavors of iciness citrus with Kumquat Marmalade or Candied Grapefruit Peel. prepared alphabetically by way of fruit -- from apples to strawberries -- and together with worthy essays on determining, storing, and getting ready fruit, this booklet may help you are making the very such a lot of unpolluted end result from season to season. Illustrated with attractive colour reduction prints through Patricia Curtan, Chez Panisse Fruit is a ebook to appreciate and to treasure.

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North American NA-16/ AT-6/SNJ by Dan Hagedorn

By Dan Hagedorn

The WarbirdTech sequence is the 1st new, cutting edge examine army plane to reach on the market within the final fifteen years. person volumes during this sequence offer a first-ever «laymans technical» research and overview of the worlds most fun strive against plane. integrated are images, drawings and excerpts from formerly «secret» and «restricted» technical manuals produced via the govt and the airplane brands. integrated are classic photographs of plane in the course of prototype and production phases, exploded perspectives, cutaways and phantom drawings shape tech manuals, disassembled airplane, infrequent variations and experimental versions and so on. designated emphasis is put on the original and ground-breaking layout and function elements of every airplane.

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The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet: 250 Simple Recipes and by Nava Atlas

By Nava Atlas

“Nava Atlas has ideas for protecting refined flavors within the dishes she creates and nonetheless manages to maintain the components healthy.” —Cooking Light

Eating healthfully is a problem for people with fast paced lives. In The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet, Nava Atlas pares meal practise right down to the necessities, utilizing quite a few fine quality components in every one scrumptious dish. concentrating on complete meals and clean produce (with a bit aid from handy traditional sauces and condiments) she serves up a different diversity of decisions for daily fare.
greater than 250 recipes contain soups, salads, and pastas; grain, bean, and soy entrees; wraps and sandwich fillings; basic aspect dishes; fruit-filled finales; and extra. The full-flavored fare made up of 5 materials or much less contains Curried pink Lentil and Spinach Soup; Greek-Flavored Potato Salad; Black Bean Nachos Grandes; Baked barbeque Tofu and Peppers; and Miniature clean Fruit muffins. jam-packed with creative shortcuts and sprinkled with kitchen knowledge and guidance all through, The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet additionally bargains the reader dozens of menu feedback to assist make meal making plans effortless.
From refined (Mixed vegetables with Pears, Cranberries, and Goat Cheese) to kid-friendly, (Peanut Butter Noodles), listed below are recipes to fit each style. Nava Atlas makes it uncomplicated for busy households or lively singles to consume the type of high-nutrient meals each person wishes and to benefit from the powerful flavors everybody craves.

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Forts of the United States: An Historical Dictionary, 16th by Bud Hannings

By Bud Hannings

Forts of the us: An old Dictionary, sixteenth via nineteenth Centuries КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: McFarland & corporation, Inc.Автор(ы): Bud HanningsЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2006Количество страниц: 745ISBN: 978-0-7864-1796-4Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 10,1 mb RAPIDили IFOLDER eighty five

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