Download Back in the Spaceship Again: Juvenile Science Fiction Series by Karen Sands, Marietta Frank PDF

By Karen Sands, Marietta Frank

A lot literature for kids seems to be within the type of sequence, during which primary characters look in e-book after booklet. within the overdue 19th and early 20th century, authors started to write technology fiction sequence for kids. those early sequence commonly had plots that revolved round innovations built through the protagonist. however it used to be the advance and use of rocket and atomic technological know-how in the course of international battle II that prepared the ground for fascinating and interesting new issues, conflicts, and plots. whereas a lot has been written concerning the early juvenile technology fiction sequence, relatively the Tom speedy books, relatively little has been written approximately kid's technology fiction sequence released considering the fact that 1945. This ebook offers a extensive assessment of this formerly missed subject. the quantity bargains a serious examine the heritage, topics, characters, settings, and development of post-1945 juvenile technology fiction sequence, together with the A.I. Gang, the Animorphs, Commander Toad, Danny Dunn, Dragonfall 5, the Magic college Bus, and house Cat. The ebook starts off with an introductory background of teenybopper technological know-how fiction considering that 1945, with chapters then dedicated to specific subject matters. a few of these subject matters comprise the function of extraterrestrial beings and animals, attitudes towards humor, the absence and presence of technological know-how, and the characterization of ladies. a different function is an appendix directory many of the sequence. furthermore, the amount presents wide bibliographical details.

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Download Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences by Geoffrey C. Bowker PDF

By Geoffrey C. Bowker

What do a seventeenth-century mortality desk (whose motives of dying comprise "fainted in a bath," "frighted," and "itch"); the id of South Africans in the course of apartheid as ecu, Asian, coloured, or black; and the separation of desktop- from hand-washables have in universal? All are examples of category -- the scaffolding of knowledge infrastructures.In Sorting issues Out, Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh big name discover the function of different types and criteria in shaping the fashionable international. In a transparent and energetic variety, they examine a number of category platforms, together with the foreign class of illnesses, the Nursing Interventions class, race category less than apartheid in South Africa, and the category of viruses and of tuberculosis.The authors emphasize the position of invisibility within the method wherein category orders human interplay. They research how different types are made and saved invisible, and the way humans can swap this invisibility while valuable. additionally they discover platforms of type as a part of the outfitted details surroundings. a lot as an city historian could evaluate street allows and zoning judgements to inform a city's tale, the authors evaluate records of type layout to appreciate how judgements were made. Sorting issues Out has an ethical time table, for every typical and type valorizes a few viewpoint and silences one other. criteria and classifications produce virtue or discomfort. Jobs are made and misplaced; a few areas gain on the fee of others. How those offerings are made and the way we expect approximately that technique are on the ethical and political middle of this paintings. The booklet is a vital empirical resource for realizing the construction of data infrastructures.

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Download Poetry People: A Practical Guide to Children's Poets by Sylvia M. Vardell PDF

By Sylvia M. Vardell

Dr. Sylvia Vardell's new kid's poetry reference publication offers a accomplished advent to greater than 60 modern younger people's poets. Focusing totally on people who find themselves nonetheless actively writing this day, the writer comprises poets acceptable for kids via teenagers. each one access good points short biographical details, highlights chosen poetry books authored, showcases awards gained, notes comparable sites, and gives feedback for making connections (programming principles, comparable books and activities). The ebook is perfect for librarians who serve little ones and teens, in addition to for lecturers and others who paintings with young ones and teenagers. starting with Arnold Adoff the record of poets is either outstanding and informative. A pattern: Francisco Alarcon, Aileen Fisher, Douglas Florian, Nikki Giovanni, Kristine O'Connell George, Jane Yolen, Eloise Greenfield, John Ciardi and plenty of extra!

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Download Geschichte des politischen Denkens: Band 1.2: Die Griechen. by Henning Ottmann PDF

By Henning Ottmann

Die politische Kultur der westlichen Welt in einer breit angelegten Gesamtschau. Von den Griechen und ihrer Entdeckung von Politik und Demokratie, über die Römer und die christliche Welt bis zur Gegenwart, die vom Kampf um Menschenrechte und dem Totalitarismus zugleich gezeichnet ist, wird das ganze Spektrum des Politischen Denkens vorgestellt. Band 1.2: Die Darstellung setzt ein mit den Klassikern Platon und Aristoteles. Den Abschluss des Bandes bildet der Hellenismus mit seinen Philosophenschulen und Gottkönigen, mit Alexander dem Großen, Epikur, den Kynikern und der Stoa.

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Download A Bibliography of George Berkeley: With Inventory of by T.E. Jessop PDF

By T.E. Jessop

Since the 1st visual appeal of this bibliography (1934, Oxford Uni­ versity Press), which has lengthy been out of print, a lot cognizance has been paid to Berkeley mere reprint will be inept. in addition to bringing it brand new i've got further collations of these versions of Berkeley's writings that have been released in his lifetime. In doing so i've got used a kind of description basic sufficient for an individual to keep on with but adequate to let librarians to examine their catalogues and to spot copies during which the titlepage is lacking or mutilated. As sooner than, i've got marked with an asterisk during the bibliography each publication, variation and article that has now not been obvious through me or, in a couple of circumstances, through a reliable pal. My basic curiosity no longer being bibliographical within the present-day hugely technical feel, yet philosophical, i've got aimed mainly at (a) supplying complex scholars (and their hard-pressed advisers) of Berkeley, or of the themes on which he wrote, with a advisor to the fabrics for examine, and (b) exhibiting the variety in time and position, and the path, of the eye which he has attracted. those goals account for the category of the entries less than a couple of basic subject-headings and of the philosophical entries lower than nations, and for the arranging of the entries in each one part or subsection in chrono­ logical order, the alphabetical ordering of the authors' names being given within the Index. To facilitate reference and cross-reference every one access is numbered.

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Download Strukturen der Komplexität: Eine Morphologie des Erkennens by Rupert Riedl PDF

By Rupert Riedl

Nicht zuletzt durch die analytischen Leistungen der Naturwissenschaften wurde unser Weltbild in immer mehr und kleinere Fraktionen zerlegt. So magazine es nützen, sich wieder um das Komplexe und Ganzheitliche zu kümmern, um Interdisziplinarität und Synoptik. In seinem neuesten Buch untersucht Rupert Riedl die Struktur- und Funktionszusammenhänge, die wir als "komplex" bezeichnen. Er analysiert auf brilliante artwork und Weise die Bestimmung, das Auftreten, die Bedeutung und letztlich den fachlichen Umgang mit der Komplexität.

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Download Handbook on Plasma Instabilities. Volume 3 by Ferdinand F. Cap PDF

By Ferdinand F. Cap

Instruction manual on Plasma Instabilities, quantity three, is basically meant to function a sourcebook for acquiring fast info and literature references referring to a selected subject. this type of guide needs to be formulated in a manner that permits knowing of anyone part with out requiring complete realizing of the other part. quantity 1 (Chapters 1-13) provides the basic recommendations of plasma physics with functions, and has extra the character of a textbook treating uncomplicated plasma physics, containment, waves, and macroscopic instabilities. quantity 2 (Chapters 14-17) covers a variety of elements of microinstabilities, beam plasma structures, stabilization tools, and parametric effects.

The current quantity (Chapters 18-22) starts off with a dialogue on suggestions and dynamic stabilization utilizing parametric and different results. It then treats nonlinear results and laser-plasma structures. One bankruptcy is dedicated to functions and use of instabilities. It concludes with a record on plasma waves and instabilities in cosmic house.

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Download Handbook on Plasma Instabilities by Ferdinand F. Cap PDF

By Ferdinand F. Cap

Instruction manual on Plasma Instabilities, quantity three, is basically meant to function a sourcebook for acquiring speedy info and literature references bearing on a selected subject. one of these instruction manual should be formulated in a manner that allows figuring out of anybody part with no requiring complete knowing of the other part. quantity 1 (Chapters 1-13) offers the basic ideas of plasma physics with functions, and has extra the character of a textbook treating simple plasma physics, containment, waves, and macroscopic instabilities. quantity 2 (Chapters 14-17) covers a variety of elements of microinstabilities, beam plasma platforms, stabilization equipment, and parametric effects.

The current quantity (Chapters 18-22) begins with a dialogue on suggestions and dynamic stabilization utilizing parametric and different results. It then treats nonlinear results and laser-plasma structures. One bankruptcy is dedicated to purposes and use of instabilities. It concludes with a document on plasma waves and instabilities in cosmic area.

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Download Second-Hand Smoke - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and by Icon Health Publications PDF

By Icon Health Publications

This can be a 3-in-1 reference booklet. It supplies a whole clinical dictionary masking hundreds of thousands of phrases and expressions when it comes to second-hand smoke. It additionally offers wide lists of bibliographic citations. ultimately, it offers info to clients on tips to replace their wisdom utilizing a number of net assets. The e-book is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, clinical researchers, and sufferers who are looking to familiarize yourself with learn devoted to second-hand smoke. in the event that your time is efficacious, this publication is for you. First, you won't waste time looking the web whereas lacking loads of correct info. moment, the booklet additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. eventually, you won't waste time and cash printing thousands of web content.

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