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- 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 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...
- 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...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 33.99
This is a comprehensive study of Darwin's Legacy for religion, ecology and the arts. In Darwin's Bards John Holmes argues that poetry can have a profound impact on how we think and feel about the human condition in a Darwinian world. Including over 50 complete poems and substantial extracts from several more, Holmes shows how poets from Tennyson... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 231.00
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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.95
The nature of wind storms and wind-induced damage Introduction Meteorological aspects Types of wind storms Wind damage Wind-generated debris Wind storm damage and loss prediction Hurricane-damage modelling Predicted effects of climate change Summary The following chapters and appendices References Prediction of design wind speeds and structural... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
"So wise were our elders!" Thus exclaims Mariano Chicunque, himself an elder, expressing in a single phrase the thrust of the mythic narrative tradition he simultaneously presents and represents in his storytelling. A remarkable body of mythology is documented for the first time in this volume. John Homes McDowell's study revolves around thirty-two... more...