Download PDF by J. M. de la Portilla,Marco Ceccarelli: History of Machines for Heritage and Engineering

By J. M. de la Portilla,Marco Ceccarelli

ISBN-10: 9400712502

ISBN-13: 9789400712508

ISBN-10: 9400736401

ISBN-13: 9789400736405

This quantity includes a choice of papers whose content material were offered on the overseas meetings CIPHI on Cultural background and historical past of Engineering at collage of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria within the Canary Islands, Spain, in contemporary years.

The convention sequence is geared toward bringing jointly researchers, students and scholars from a vast variety of disciplines relating the historical past of Engineering and Cultural historical past, in a distinct multidisciplinary discussion board to stimulate collaboration between historians, architects, restaurateurs, and engineers.


These papers illustrate, by way of treating particular emblematic issues and difficulties, technical advancements within the old evolution of engineering referring to cultural historical past. therefore, emphasis is given to a dialogue of issues of cultural historical past with engineering historical past through reporting authors’ reviews and perspectives.

Topics taken care of contain: reutilization of commercial history: the original instance of the Royal Segovia Mint in Spain; a twin of factories; Pedro Juan De Lastanosa and “the twenty-one books of units and machines of Juanelo”; the historic improvement of paper-mills and their machines in South Latium in the course of nineteenth century; a digital reconstruction of a wave-powered flour mill from 1801; 3D modelling and animation research of the commercial historical past wonders;  a new version of the hydraulic computing device referred to as “el artificio de Juanelo”; and  the secret of 1 Havana portrait, at the first steam laptop in Cuba.

This paintings has been made attainable due to the invited authors who've enthusiastically shared this initiative and who've frolicked and energy in getting ready the papers in even more element that during the convention presentations.

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Gregg Carter's Gun Control in the United States: A Reference Handbook, 2nd PDF

By Gregg Carter

ISBN-10: 1440835667

ISBN-13: 9781440835667

This updated second-edition paintings will stimulate and make clear readers' pondering at the key concerns surrounding weapons within the United States—especially at the debate over gun control.

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• offers present and historic information on U.S. gun violence—including homicides, suicides, and unintended shoots—and areas those numbers opposed to overseas data on gun violence, thereby offering the context to let readers to arrive their very own opinion at the gun debate

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Latino America: A State-by-State Encyclopedia by Mark Overmyer-Velazquez PDF

By Mark Overmyer-Velazquez

ISBN-10: 0313341168

ISBN-13: 9780313341168

A Hispanic and Latino presence in what's now the USA is going again to Spanish payment within the 16th century in Florida and the revolutionary U.S. conquest of the Spanish-controlled territory of California and the Southwest by means of 1853 and the Gadsden buy. Mexicans during this newly American territory needed to fight to carry directly to their land. The missed heritage and the debates over new immigration from Mexico and valuable the US are illuminated by way of this primary state-by-state heritage of individuals termed Latinos or Hispanics. a lot of this knowledge is tough to discover and hasn't ever been researched earlier than. scholars and different readers can be capable of hint the Latino presence via time in step with country via a chronology and historic evaluation and skim approximately noteworthy Latinos within the kingdom and the cultural contributions Latinos have made to groups in that kingdom. Taken jointly, a extra entire photograph of Latinos emerges. the data permits figuring out of the present status-where the Latino presence is now, what forms of paintings they're doing, and the way they're faring in locations with just a small Latino presence.

All 50 states and the District of Columbia are lined in person chapters. A chronology starts off the bankruptcy, giving the most dates of Latino presence and critical occasions and inhabitants figures. The old review is the center of the bankruptcy. the solid of Latino presence and the way they've got made their livelihood besides family members with non-Latinos are mentioned. A awesome Latinos part then offers a couple of brief biographical profiles. Cultural contributions are showcased within the ultimate part, by means of a bibliography. a specific bibliography and pictures supplement the chapters.

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Download e-book for iPad: International Symposium on History of Machines and by Marco Ceccarelli

By Marco Ceccarelli

ISBN-10: 1402022034

ISBN-13: 9781402022036

ISBN-10: 9048166136

ISBN-13: 9789048166138

The HMM2004 foreign Symposium on heritage of Machines and Mechanisms is the second one occasion of a chain that has been begun in 2000 as major job of the IFToMM everlasting fee for heritage of MMS, Mechanism and laptop technology. the purpose of the HMM Symposium is to be a discussion board to replace perspectives, critiques, and studies on heritage of MMS from technical viewpoints as a way to song the earlier but in addition to examine destiny advancements in MMS. The HMM Symposium sequence is dedicated to the technical points of old deve- pments and for this reason it's been addressed in general to the IFToMM neighborhood. in truth, such a lot the authors of the contributed papers are specialists in MMS and comparable subject matters. This yr HMM Symposium got here again to Cassino, after the demanding first occasion in 2000. The HMM2004 foreign Symposium on background of Machines and Mechanisms was once held on the collage of Cassino, Italy, from 12 to fifteen could 2004. those court cases include 29 papers via authors from everywhere in the global. those papers hide the broad box of the background of Mechanical Engineering and especially the historical past of MMS. The contributions tackle commonly technical facets of old advancements of Machines and Mechanisms. heritage of IFToMM, the overseas Federation for the advertising of Mechanism and laptop technology is additionally defined throughout the ancient actions of a few of its Commissions.

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Jacqueline Scott,Judith Treas,Martin Richards's The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (Wiley PDF

By Jacqueline Scott,Judith Treas,Martin Richards

ISBN-10: 0631221581

ISBN-13: 9780631221586

ISBN-10: 140517563X

ISBN-13: 9781405175630

Tackling matters suitable to relatives lifestyles this present day, this authoritative Companion exhibits why learning social swap in households is prime for figuring out the modifications in person and social existence, around the globe.

  • Contains unique essays through professional members on quite a lot of subject matters on the subject of the sociology of families.
  • Includes insurance of social inequality, parenting practices, children’s paintings, the altering styles of citizenship, and multi-cultural families.
  • Gives distinctive awareness to eu and North American examples.
  • Discusses formerly missed teams, together with immigrant households and gays and lesbians.
  • Explores how progressive alterations in getting older, durability, and sexual habit have greatly affected the adventure of other generations, and the relationships among them.

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Read e-book online Radical Feminists: A Guide to an American Subculture (Guides PDF

By Paul D. Buchanan

ISBN-10: 1598843567

ISBN-13: 9781598843569

This well timed new e-book explores the formation of the unconventional Feminist circulation of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies, its trendy leaders and enterprises, and the problems it sought to address.

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• a first-rate files part, highlighting very important works from the novel Feminist period

• pictures and illustrations

• Tables and sidebars

• Timelines of the unconventional Feminist period and its historic precedents

• A word list defining phrases pertinent to Radical Feminism

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Read e-book online Family Ill Health: An investigation in general practice: PDF

By Robert Kellner

ISBN-10: 0415264200

ISBN-13: 9780415264204

Tavistock Press was once demonstrated as a co-operative enterprise among the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) within the Nineteen Fifties to provide a chain of significant contributions around the social sciences.
This quantity is a part of a 2001 reissue of a range of these very important works that have due to the fact that long gone out of print, or are tough to find. released by way of Routledge, 112 volumes in overall are being introduced jointly lower than the identify The overseas Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press.
Reproduced right here in facsimile, this quantity was once initially released in 1963 and is obtainable separately. the gathering can be on hand in a few themed mini-sets of among five and thirteen volumes, or as a whole collection.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Ideal City: Its Architectural Evolution in Europe by Helen Rosenau

By Helen Rosenau

ISBN-10: 0415417791

ISBN-13: 9780415417792

ISBN-10: 0415864755

ISBN-13: 9780415864756

The inspiration of the 'ideal urban' is, maybe, extra very important at the present time - whilst planners and designers are so firmly restrained through issues of our speedy atmosphere - than ever prior to. but it's a thought which has profoundly prompted the western international all through historical past, either as a regulative version and as an inspiration.

Rosenau lines the development of the concept that from biblical resources in the course of the hellenistic and Roman empires to the Renaissance and the later Age of Enlightenment, while the emphasis shifted from non secular to social concerns. She is going directly to talk about the ensuing nineteenth-century excellent making plans, while the assumption of social betterment used to be approached with a selected and awake effort.

This e-book used to be first released in 1983.

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New PDF release: Medicine Across Cultures: History and Practice of Medicine

By Helaine Selin

ISBN-10: 1402011660

ISBN-13: 9781402011665

ISBN-10: 9048162386

ISBN-13: 9789048162383

This paintings offers with the clinical wisdom and ideology of cultures outdoor of the us and Europe. as well as articles surveying Islamic, chinese language, local American, Aboriginal Australian, Indian, Egyptian, and Tibetan medication, the ebook contains essays on evaluating chinese language and western medication and faith and medication. each one essay is definitely illustrated and includes an in depth bibliography.

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Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia: An by Huping Ling,Allan W. Austin,Allan Austin PDF

By Huping Ling,Allan W. Austin,Allan Austin

ISBN-10: 0765680777

ISBN-13: 9780765680778

With review essays and greater than four hundred A-Z entries, this exhaustive encyclopedia records the heritage of Asians in the United States from earliest touch to the current day. prepared topically via team, with an in-depth review essay on each one crew, the encyclopedia examines the myriad ethnic teams and histories that make up the Asian American inhabitants within the usa. "Asian American background and tradition" covers the political, social, and cultural heritage of immigrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific Islands, and their descendants, in addition to the social and cultural concerns confronted by way of Asian American groups, households, and participants in modern society. as well as entries on a number of teams and cultures, the encyclopedia additionally contains articles on normal themes equivalent to parenting and baby rearing, assimilation and acculturation, company, schooling, and literature. greater than a hundred photos around out the set.

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