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By Belkin, Alejandro; Nieto, Agustín
File sobre el concepto de burocracia sindical en los angeles Argentina.
By R. Tortajada
The Economics of James Steuart unearths the actual significance of Steuart's paintings on financial concerns and highlights ways that he cleared the path for a brand new perception of monetary kinfolk. that includes the paintings of a world group of major students, this quantity might be crucial studying for these learning or discovering the heritage of financial concept.
By Thomas H. Greer, Gavin Lewis
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By New Zealand Geographic Board
By David Nicolle, Angus McBride
The very identify El Cid sums up a lot of the precise personality of medieval Spanish battle. It comes from the Arabic al sayyid, grasp or chieftain, and turns out to were given to Rodrigo de Vivar by way of his Muslim foes. yet was once it given in popularity of El Cid's victories opposed to Islam within the 'Reconquista' – or simply because this Castilian nobleman was once as content material to serve beside the Muslims as to struggle them? the tale of the Christian conquest of the Iberian peninsula which gave upward thrust to the legend of El Cid, is the following tested by way of David Nicolle, who outlines the heritage, strategies, palms and armour of the interval.
By Charles Gregg Singer
By John Deane (auth.), Arthur Tatnall (eds.)
This ebook is a set of refereed invited papers at the heritage of computing from the Forties to the Nineteen Nineties with one paper going again to examine Italian calculating/computing machines from the 1st century to the twentieth century. The 22 papers conceal a variety of computing comparable themes similar to particular early computers, their development, their use and their clients; software program programming and working structures; humans concerned with the idea, layout and use of those desktops; computing device schooling; and conservation of computing expertise. a few of the authors have been truly considering the occasions they describe and percentage their particular reflections at the background of computing.
By Christopher Hodapp, Alice Von Kannon
An enthralling look at the society of the Knights TemplarBrought to you by way of the writer of Freemasons For Dummies, The Templar Code is greater than an interesting cipher or a mysterious image – it's the Code in which the Knights Templar lived and died, the Code that sure them jointly in secrecy, and the Code that encouraged them to just about superhuman feats of braveness and persistence. The Templar Code for Dummies unearths the which means at the back of the cryptic codes and mystery rituals of the medieval brotherhood of warrior priests referred to as the Knights Templar. This interesting consultant will conceal such issues as who the Knights Templar have been, how they rose so excessive and fell to date, and most significantly why there's a lot curiosity in them at the present time. The Templar Code For Dummies will discover myths and theories of Christian heritage that seem within the Da Vinci Code akin to the search for the Holy Grail, the Catholic Church's dating with girls which are hotly debated now with designated emphasis at the Templar connection. It additionally explores the spectacular half the Templars have performed in the most vital old occasions of those earlier seven centuries, together with the French Revolution, the start of teams reminiscent of the Freemasons, or even the yank Civil battle.
By Maria Bostenaru Dan (auth.), Maria Bostenaru Dan, Dr. Richard Přikryl, Dr. Ákos Török (eds.)
One detailed function of human society because the sunrise of civilization is the systematic use of inorganic construction fabrics, similar to ordinary stone, unburnt and burnt soil, adobe and brick, inorganic binders like lime and cement, and strengthened concrete. Our historical past has cultural, architectural and technological worth and holding such buildings is a key factor at the present time. Planners and conservation scientists want distinct web site surveys and analyses to create a database that might serve to steer next activities. One consider this information base is an figuring out of the way historical fabrics have been ready and the the most important houses that effect their long term behaviour. Any overview of ways such fabrics practice needs to crucially be in accordance with an knowing of the tools used for his or her research.
The editors the following upload to the information base treating the fabrics utilized in ancient constructions, their houses, expertise of use and conservation, and their functionality in a altering atmosphere. The booklet attracts jointly 18 chapters facing the inorganic fabrics utilized in historical constructions, similar to adobe, brick, stone, mortars, concrete and plasters. The method is complicated, overlaying fabric characterisation in addition to numerous case experiences of old buildings from Europe, together with Germany, eire, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovenia and Spain, and the My Sõn Temples in Vietnam. An both vital element of the booklet covers the research of fabrics, including a remedy of sustainable improvement, equivalent to the security of monuments from earthquakes and weather swap.
The authors are all best overseas specialists, drawn from various backgrounds: structure, civil engineering, conservation technology, geology and fabric technology, with shut hyperlinks to expert organizations resembling ICOMOS or universities and learn centres all through Europe.
Audience: This e-book can be of curiosity to geologists, engineers, restorers, consulting engineers, designers and different pros facing cultural background and sustainable improvement. additionally graduate scholars in utilized geo-science (mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology), structure and civil engineering will locate attention-grabbing info during this book.