Archive For The “World” Category
By B. Turner
Now in its 148th variation, The Statesman's Yearbook is still the reference paintings of selection for exact and trustworthy info on each state on the planet. masking political, financial, social and cultural facets, the Yearbook is usually on hand on-line for subscribing associations: www.statesmansyearbook.com .
By World Energy Council, FIRST Magazine
By Paul Brooker
This ebook provides an research and outline of the twentieth-century kind of dictatorship, the ideological one-party kingdom, mostly via 16 case-studies of outstanding or consultant examples. half One provides examples of the celebration style (the party-state regime), half examples of the army variety (the military-party regime) and half 3 examples of alterations from one variety to the opposite. those case-studies are drawn from fascist, communist, and 3rd global examples and from the Twenties to the Eighties.
By Victoria Jennings & Andrea Katsaros
By United Nations.Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Union
By James Johonnot
This anthology is a radical creation to vintage literature when you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. when you have identified and enjoyed those works some time past, this can be a call for participation to reunite with outdated neighbors in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this specified assortment brings jointly works as diversified and influential because the Pilgrim s development and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it truly is must-have addition to any library
By Edward S. Farrow
After serving within the Indian Wars, Edward S. Farrow got down to supply a handbook for infantrymen and officials sure for frontier military responsibility. "I have endeavored to present," Farrow writes, "such wisdom because the younger officer frequently acquires through sour adventure and lower than the main damaging circumstances."Mountain Scouting, first released in 1881, is a beneficial guide consultant for beginner squaddies, describing the way to take care of their horses, shoot safely with their rifles, repair damaged bones, and push back ailments and illnesses. Farrow publications troops at the use of apparatus, supplying suggestion on right garments, bedding, tents, and rations. For the soldier who turns into misplaced, Farrow involves the rescue with a diagram on following mountain divides and with a chart on how most sensible to relocate a path. The ebook concludes with a thesaurus of Chinook-English phrases.
By Lori Ostlund
In Lori Ostlund's debut assortment humans looking break out from occasions at domestic enterprise out right into a global that they locate is simply as complex and stricken because the one they left behind.In prose highlighted through either satire and poignant remark, Ostlund bargains characters that signify a distinct kind of everyman--men and girls who poke enjoyable at ideological tension whereas retaining quick to strong grammar and manners, humans looking connections in a global that turns out more and more international. In "Upon of entirety of Baldness" a tender lady shaves her head for a component in a film in Hong Kong that would support her break out lifestyles together with her lover in Albuquerque. The precocious narrator of "All Boy" reveals convenience whilst he's locked in a closet through a babysitter. In "Dr. Deneau's Punishment" a math instructor leaving long island for Minnesota as a method of punishing himself engages in an unsettling approach to self-discipline. A lesbian couple whose courting is disintegrating flees to the Moroccan desolate tract in "The little ones underneath the Seat." And in "Idyllic Little Bali" a bunch of american citizens assemble round a pool in Java to debate their brushes with status and prove witnessing a guy s deadly flight from his wife.In the 11 tales within the Bigness of the realm we see that anyplace you're on the earth, the place you got here from is rarely distant.
By Robert H. Thurston
This selection of literature makes an attempt to assemble a number of the vintage, undying works that experience stood the try out of time and supply them at a discounted, cheap expense, in an enticing quantity in order that every body can take pleasure in them.
By Clayton R. Newell, Center of Military History