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...

Natural Language Processing For Social Media

This book presents the state-of-the-art in research and empirical studies in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) for the semantic analysis of social media data. Over the past few years, online social networking sites have revolutionized the way we communicate with individuals, groups and communities, and altered everyday practices. The unprecedented volume and variety of user-generated content and the user interaction netw...

Dynamic Documents With R And Knitr (2nd Edition)

Suitable for both beginners and advanced users, Dynamic Documents with R and knitr, Second Edition makes writing statistical reports easier by integrating computing directly with reporting. Reports range from homework, projects, exams, books, blogs, and web pages to virtually any documents related to statistical graphics, computing, and data analysis. The book covers basic applications for beginners while guiding power users in under...

Steering The Craft: A Twenty-first-century Guide To Sailing The Sea Of Story

This is a clear, concise, and absolutely splendid book on the craft of writing, with chapters on sound, punctuation and grammar, sentence length and syntax, repetition, adjectives and adverbs, verbs, point of view and voice, and other topics particularly relevant to the working fiction writer. I especially liked the chapters on point of view and "Crowding and Leaping". Includes several exercises and suggestions for workshops. Complet...