Carrying The Fire

Autore: Michael Collins
Editore: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466899263
Grandezza: 45,14 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 170

Reissued with a new preface by the author on the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 journey to the moon The years that have passed since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon in July 1969 have done nothing to alter the fundamental wonder of the event: man reaching the moon remains one of the great events—technical and spiritual—of our lifetime. In Carrying the Fire, Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humor of that adventure. He also traces his development from his first flight experiences in the air force, through his days as a test pilot, to his Apollo 11 space walk, presenting an evocative picture of the joys of flight as well as a new perspective on time, light, and movement from someone who has seen the fragile earth from the other side of the moon.

Carrying The Fire

Autore: Rick Wallach
ISBN: 9781532389443
Grandezza: 72,18 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 7829

Your Fire Shelter

Autore: National Wildfire Coordinating Group (U.S.)
Grandezza: 19,76 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 4720

The Secret Traditions Of The Shinobi

Autore: Antony Cummins
Editore: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1583945199
Grandezza: 75,27 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 7798

The shinobi, or ninja, is one of the most widely recognized figures in the world of espionage—and also one of the most misrepresented. What do we really know about the historical shinobi, his tactics, and his role in medieval Japanese society? In Secret Traditions of the Shinobi, these questions—and many more—are answered. Translated into English for the very first time, this widely sought-after collection of historical documents brings to light the secret practices, techniques, philosophies, and lifestyles of the shinobi. Included are: • the Shinobi Hiden, or "Secret Ninja Tradition," a documentation of techniques commonly attributed to one of the best-known ninja masters, Hattori Hanzo; • the Koka Ryu Ninjutsu Densho, a small but important work from the Edo period that reveals the realm of ninja magic and spells; • the three shinobi scrolls of the Gunpo Jiyoshu, a manual enthusiastically promoted by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa shogun of Japan; • one hundred poems written between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries—making them the oldest collection of written ninjutsu information in the world; and • seventy historical black-and-white illustrations depicting ninja tools and weapons. Secret Traditions of the Shinobi will enthrall martial artists eager to learn the real skills of the shinobi, as well as anyone interested in this exciting period of Japanese history and espionage. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Deleuze Beyond Badiou

Autore: Clayton Crockett
Editore: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231530919
Grandezza: 56,48 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 2585

First published in 1997, Alain Badiou's Deleuze: The Clamor of Being cast Gilles Deleuze as a secret philosopher of the One. In this work, Clayton Crockett rehabilitates Deleuze's position within contemporary political and philosophical thought, advancing an original reading of the thinker's major works and a constructive conception of his philosophical ontology. Through close readings of Deleuze's Difference and Repetition, Capitalism and Schizophrenia (with Felix Guattari), and Cinema 2, Crockett argues that Deleuze is anything but the austere, quietistic, and aristocratic intellectual Badiou had portrayed. Instead, Crockett underscores Deleuze's radical aesthetics and innovative scientific, political, and mathematical forms of thought. He also refutes the notion Deleuze retreated from politics toward the end of his life. Using Badiou's critique as a foil, Crockett maintains the profound continuity of Deleuze's work and builds a general interpretation of his more obscure formulations.

Modeling And Computation In Engineering Ii

Autore: Liquan Xie
Editore: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315884917
Grandezza: 30,39 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 7269

Modeling and Computation in Engineering II (CMCE 2013, Hong Kong, 22-23 June 2013) includes 50 contributions on modeling and simulation technology, which were presented at the 2nd SREE Conference on Modeling and Computation in Engineering (CMCE 2013) and the 3rd SREE Workshop on Applied Mechanics and Civil Engineering (AMCE 2013), both held in Hong

Women S Anthology Carrying Fire

Autore: T. L. ; TL; Press
ISBN: 9781728745435
Grandezza: 21,91 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 4675

TL;DR Press presents the Women's Anthology: Carrying Fire. The collection features 41 short stories and poems by 33 emerging women writers. Curated to benefit the Endometriosis Foundation of America. From slice-of-life dramas to mind-bending fantasy, heart-wrenching poems to spine-tingling horror stories. Each piece carries a fire that burns brighter together.Stories and poetry include:FANTASYScared of Thunder by Breanna BrightR.E.T.R.I.B.U.T.I.O.N. by Fee JohnstoneThe Quest by Caroline LewerAssent by Sarah LindersHeart of a Truant by Casey ReinhardtEggs by N. J. ThompsonHORROR/THRILLERHallow Park by Camden M. CollinsBehave by Alex HarelandLITERARY/SLICE-OF-LIFEBackyards by Catherine AlexanderLou's Diner by Alycia BarbozaCat Catfish Cat by DeMisty D. BellingerUp On Piney Mountain by Marla CantrellHazel's Child by Beth HaveyAffairs of the Park by Fee JohnstoneA Phobia of Bridges by Jenean McBreartyMaude, Now You're Gone by Nikki MunozShe Discovers She's Nameless by C. G. ThompsonThere Will Be No Rescue by C. G. ThompsonEvictions by Julia ReaIn The Cards by Victoria WaddleSCIENCE-FICTIONShe Outruns the Humdrum by J. L. CorbettBruised Steel by Kindra PringROMANCESouvent Me Souvient by M. S. ClementsPOETRYMe, Too by Alycia BarbozaMaid Mother Lover by Helen CoxNeat but High by Sian Lorna DawsonRecycling by Sian Lorna DawsonE Bayer by Ceinwen HaydonCascades by Laura HebertMornings by Laura HebertAutobiography of Eve by Courtney LeBlancCentral Avenue by Mildred LewisThe Choreography of Awakening by Michele MekleMemento Mori by Barbara MeierA Calla Lily for Maria by Louisa MunizChildhood Transformation by Louisa MunizObscurities by Syreeta MuirYes and No by Syreeta MuirAllman Brothers Obverse by Clarissa SimmensKhelel: Why do Gypsy Women Dance Alone? By Clarissa SimmensCheerleader Effect by Oshaen-Lynn Swartz

The North American Indian Volume 7 The Yakima The Klickitat Salishan Tribes Of The Interior The Kutenai Paperbound

Editore: Classic Books Company
ISBN: 0742698076
Grandezza: 27,10 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 869

The Contemporary Post Apocalyptic Novel

Autore: Diletta De Cristofaro
Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350085790
Grandezza: 57,39 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7914

Traditional apocalyptic texts concern the advent of a better world at the end of history that will make sense of everything that happened before. But what is at stake in the contemporary shift to apocalyptic narratives in which the utopian end of time is removed? The Contemporary Post-Apocalyptic Novel offers an innovative critical model for our cultural obsession with 'the end' by focussing on the significance of time in the 21st-century post-apocalyptic novel and challenging traditional apocalyptic logic. Once confined to the genre of science fiction, the increasing popularity of end-of-the-world narratives has caused apocalyptic writing to feature in the work of some of contemporary literature's most well-known fiction writers. Considering novels by Will Self, Cormac McCarthy, David Mitchell, Emily St. John Mandel, Jeanette Winterson and others, Diletta De Cristofaro frames the contemporary apocalyptic imagination as a critique of modernity's apocalyptic conception of time and history. Interdisciplinary in scope, the book historicises apocalyptic beliefs by exploring how relentlessly they have shaped the modern world.

The Last Lost World

Autore: Lydia Pyne
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101583681
Grandezza: 74,83 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 3235

An enlightening investigation of the Pleistocene’s dual character as a geologic time—and as a cultural idea The Pleistocene is the epoch of geologic time closest to our own. It’s a time of ice ages, global migrations, and mass extinctions—of woolly rhinos, mammoths, giant ground sloths, and not least early species of Homo. It’s the world that created ours. But outside that environmental story there exists a parallel narrative that describes how our ideas about the Pleistocene have emerged. This story explains the place of the Pleistocene in shaping intellectual culture, and the role of a rapidly evolving culture in creating the idea of the Pleistocene and in establishing its dimensions. This second story addresses how the epoch, its Earth-shaping events, and its creatures, both those that survived and those that disappeared, helped kindle new sciences and a new origins story as the sciences split from the humanities as a way of looking at the past. Ultimately, it is the story of how the dominant creature to emerge from the frost-and-fire world of the Pleistocene came to understand its place in the scheme of things. A remarkable synthesis of science and history, The Last Lost World describes the world that made our modern one.

Newton S London Journal Of Arts And Sciences

Grandezza: 35,72 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 486

At The Eleventh Hour

Autore: Rajmani Tigunait
Editore: Himalayan Institute Press
ISBN: 9780893892128
Grandezza: 35,59 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 9625

At the Eleventh Hour is more than just a biography about the accomplishments of Himalayan master Swami Rama and an overview of the profound system of yogic knowledge he brought to the West. This book tells the story of Swamiji through the eyes of Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, his devoted student and successor as the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. As you read Pandit Tigunait's account of life with his master, you will gain insight into the guru-disciple relationships Swami Rama had both with his master and with his own students.This book serves as a guide to some of the more esoteric practices of tantra not commonly known or understood in the West. It brings you to holy places in India, to the source of the Himalayan Tradition, revealing why these sacred sites are important and how to go about visiting them. The wisdom in these stories penetrates beyond the power of words. Discover the legacy of a true Himalayan master and the nature of the yogic wisdom he shared. Purchase your copy of At the Eleventh Hour today!

Once Upon A Time Long Long Ago

Autore: Henry Shykoff
Editore: Dundurn
ISBN: 1554882540
Grandezza: 68,47 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 6308

Short-listed for the 2001 Silver Birch Award, How did we get to be US? Who are WE? This story for the younger reader, set in the period some 50,000 years ago when an almost explosive change in people’s behaviour occurred, addresses these questions. From this period on, people, the Cro-Magnon or Homo sapiens sapiens who are considered to be our ancestors, became what we term human. This recreated story presents a sister and brother in a sequence of events that fits what little is known about that time. Learn to create fire, shape tools, partner with wolves and develop into thinking, creative persons who can influence the world around them. Discover what effect a few curious and reasoning people can have on their society A devoted grandfather and reader of stories to grandchildren, Henry Shykoff has created a classic adventure for the younger reader, answering the question, "How did we get to be human?" "This is an intriguing story that vividly brings to life an exciting moment in human evolution. Full of struggle and adventure, this highly readable tale is as entertaining as it is informative." - Linda McQuaig, Author and Journalist

Hidden Talents

Autore: David Lubar
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429963239
Grandezza: 30,10 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3044

American Library Association "Best Books for Young Adults" American Library Association "Quick Picks for Young Adults" Martin Anderson and his friends don't like being called losers. But they've been called that for so long even they start to believe it. Until Martin makes an incredible discovery: each of his friends has a special hidden talent. Edgeview Alternative School was supposed to be end of the road. But for Martin and his friends, it just might be a new beginning. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Socio Cultural History Of An Indian Caste

Autore: C. Dwarakanath Gupta
Editore: Mittal Publications
ISBN: 9788170997269
Grandezza: 74,79 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 4229

On the Vaisyas caste of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Study Guide The Road

Autore: BookCaps
Editore: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 1621074382
Grandezza: 50,15 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 3133

The perfect companion to Cormac McCarthy's, "The Road," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. This study guide is an unofficial companion and not endorsed by the author or publisher of the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Out Of Control

Autore: Lyn A. Sirota
Editore: Capstone
ISBN: 075654064X
Grandezza: 77,65 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 6856

Out of Control is a Capstone Press publication.

In Search Of Higher Ground

Autore: Margo Hastings
Editore: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1615661980
Grandezza: 33,85 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 7944

Margo Hastings was miraculously healed of incurable Lupus Disease many years ago. As a result, she prayed for a greater walk with God in the power of his Holy Spirit. Now, Margo invites you on a spiritual awakening with poems and reflections from the heart in her book, In Search of Higher Ground. Whether you read her poems as a prayer to your Father or need help learning to see the hand of God in every situation, Margo's inspirational words and powerful stories will transform and revive your life through the guidance of the precious Holy Spirit. Don't wait to begin your journey In Search of Higher Ground.

Prairie Fire

Autore: E.K. Johnston
Editore: Carolrhoda Lab ª
ISBN: 1467776815
Grandezza: 44,31 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 6478

Listen! For the song of Owen Thorskard has a second verse. Every dragon slayer owes the Oil Watch a period of service, and young Owen was no exception. What made him different was that he did not enlist alone. His two closest friends stood with him shoulder to shoulder. Steeled by success and hope, the three were confident in their plan. And though Siobhan McQuaid was the first bard in a generation, she managed to forge a role for herself and herald Owen as a new kind of dragon slayer for a new kind of future. But the arc of history is long and hardened by dragon fire. Try as they might, Owen and his friends could not twist it to their will. Not all the way. Not all together. Listen! I am Siobhan McQuaid. I know the cost of even a small bend in the course of history. Listen!