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- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.15
From 1917 British soliders who were unfit or too old for front line service were to serve unarmed and within the range of German guns for weeks or even months at a time undertaking labouring tasks. The vital, yet largely unreported role played by these brave soldiers was crucial to achieving victory in 1918. For this book John Starling and Ivor Lee... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00
Decreasing the magnetic field signature of a naval vessel will reduce its susceptibility to detonating naval influence mines and the probability of a submarine being detected by underwater barriers and maritime patrol aircraft. Both passive and active techniques for reducing the magnetic signatures produced by a vessel's ferromagnetism, roll-induced... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 14.57
John Holmes was the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs from 2007 until 2010. His work took him to some of the most troubled areas of the world: to Sri Lanka, Darfur, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, among other places, and exposed him to the harsh realities of humanitarian aid. Frequently he found that the UN's... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 74.96
Over the last thirty years, more and more critics and scholars have come to recognize the importance of science to literature. 'Science in Modern Poetry: New Directions' is the first collection of essays to focus specifically on what poets in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have made of the scientific developments going on around them.... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 114.00
Darwin's Bards is the first comprehensive study of how poets have responded to the ideas of Charles Darwin in over fifty years. John Holmes argues that poetry can have a profound impact on how we think and feel about the Darwinian condition. Is a Darwinian universe necessarily a godless one? If not, what might Darwinism tell us about the nature... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 14.99
A searingly honest evaluation of the frustrations and difficulties of the world of humanitarian relief John Holmes was the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs from 2007 until 2010. His work took him to some of the most troubled areas of the world: to Sri Lanka, Darfur, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, among other... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
This is the first collection of essays to focus specifically on what poets in the 20th and 21st centuries have made of the scientific developments going on around them. Leading experts on modern poetry and on literature and science explore how poets have used scientific language in their poems, how poetry can offer new perspectives on science, and... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2006; US$ 40.00
Surface ship and submarine magnetic field signatures have been exploited for over 80 years by naval influence mines, and both underwater and airborne surveillance systems. The generating mechanism of the four major shipboard sources of magnetic fields is explained, along with a detailed description of the induced and permanent ferromagnetic signature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 210.00
Bridging the gap between wind and structural engineering, Wind Loading of Structures is essential reading for practising civil, structural and mechanical engineers, and graduate students of wind engineering, presenting the principles of wind engineering and providing guidance on the successful design of structures for wind loading by gales, hurricanes,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 220.00
Bridging the gap between wind and structural engineering, Wind Loading of Structures demonstrates the application of wind engineering principles to ensure maximum safety in a variety of structures. This book will assist the practising engineer in understanding the principles of wind engineering, and provide guidance on the successful design of structures... more...