The Intelligent Ear: On The Nature Of Sound Perception

This book is an attempt to account for this development by giving a comprehensive survey of the present state of the art as a whole. Perceptual aspects of hearing, particularly of understanding speech as the main auditory input signal, are thoroughly reviewed. Overall, this is an impressive book. ...Plomp has drawn together a wide range of material and presented it in a well-organized and integrated way. He offers clear and forthrigh...

German Machine Guns Of The Second World War (images Of War)

Many of the photographs, all from the authors collection, come originally from the albums of individuals who took part in the war.

Arranged by theatre chronologically, the book analyses the development of the machine gun and describes how the Germans carefully utilised weapons such as the MG34 and the much vaunted MG42 into both offensive and defensive roles. Unlike Seidler's work on the 12thSS, this book is chock-full of fantastic ...

Battleships: Ww Ii Evolution Of The Big Guns

Kaplan offers us a glimpse into those massive American and German navy yards and construction facilities that were put to use during this time, acquainting us with the arenas in which these final examples of battleship technology were laid down, built up, launched, fitted out, commissioned and taken out to sea. The book roots itself in a period of monumental change within the history of contemporary warfare. With the baton being pass...

Schuss: Die Geheime Dopinggeschichte Des Fußballs

Es gibt sie, die gedopte Fußballgeschichte. Die Dimension des Problems, dass die Kickerbranche mit dem Pharmathema hat, offenbart sich nicht nur in chronischer Amnesie. Die Leistung zu steigern, ohne ein Dopingproblem zu haben, ist die zentrale Herausforderung im Sport. Der Fußball taucht in schöner Regelmäßigkeit in seine Wagenburg ab, wenn Enthüllungen seine Besten und damit das System bedrohen. Alle tun es. Bodybuilder, oder Schac...

Hiv/aids Treatment Drugs

Part of the excellent Drugs: The Straight Facts series, HIV/AIDS Treatment Drugs teaches young adult readers the most up-to-date information about the drugs used to fight the AIDS epidemic today. Chapters give a basic history of how these drugs were developed during the battle against AIDS and discuss different types of drugs in depth, as well as how they work, and how doctors create specific combinations to improve their effectivene...

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The Wu Style of Tai Chi Chuan

The Wu Style of Tai Chi Chuan is a relatively old book from 1982 by master Tinn Chan Lee, student of master Wu Kam Chin. This book is about the Southern variation of the Wu style, and as such deserves it's own place. T.C. Lee discusses: an explanation of the ten fundamental principles; a brief history of tai chi chuan masters; the seven basic stances; principles in the cultivation of chi; duration of the static meditative exercises; ...

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Taekwon-Do Patterns: From 1st to 7th Degree Black Belt

Taekwon-Do Patterns: From Beginner to Black Belt—together the books describe and analyze all 24 taekwon-do patterns I am very pleased with this book. He did an excellent job. It shows him doing the forms step by step. Also the application for the technique. It dose not have the foot diagrams, where your foot was and where it is going. But there is so much info and for a very reasonable price. If you do ITF forms, this is a must have ...

The Acquisition Of Hebrew Phonology And Morphology

The joint enterprise between research in theoretical linguistics and the acquisition of phonology and morphology is the focus of this volume, which provides fresh data from Hebrew, evaluates old issues and addresses new ones. The volume includes articles on segmental phonology (vowel harmony and consonant harmony ), prosodic phonology (the prosodic word, onsets and codas), and phonological errors in spelling. It attempts to bridge th...

Using Autocad 2011

This one is so well written and laid out that you could teach yourself without an instructor. It's that good. Since the class, I have taught myself even more just using this text. There are a lot of books on CAD out there. This one is the best. Money well spent! Thoroughly updated to AutoCAD 2011 this easy-to-understand essentials edition covers all aspects of AutoCAD fundamentals, from an introduction to computer hardware and AutoCA...