1911 : the first 100 years by Patrick Sweeney

By Patrick Sweeney

In 1911, the background of firearms replaced ceaselessly with the adoption of the best pistol ever designed, the automated Pistol, quality .45, M1911--known at the present time easily because the 1911. Now, in a single interesting, illustrated quantity, authority Patrick Sweeney celebrates the one centesimal anniversary of the best struggling with handgun ever designed, John M. Brownings mythical 1911 .45. From the predecessors of the 1911 and its contemporaries to the simplest of contemporary semi- and full-custom types, you will find it in 1911: the 1st a hundred Years. Lavishly illustrated with photos gathered from all over the world, 1911: the 1st a hundred Years is a becoming centennial tribute to a pistol that's this day extra renowned than ever. For the collector, for the shooter, for the historian--for an individual attracted to big-bore handguns or the evolution of this actually American vintage, it is a must-have quantity

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U.S. Combat Helmets of the 20th Century by Mark A Reynosa

By Mark A Reynosa

This publication represents approximately a decade of analysis into the heritage of U.S. creation wrestle helmets. lined are the traditional flooring helmets, parachutist helmets and helmet covers. each significant construction helmet model is gifted in complete colour pictures, together with element photographs and construction markings.

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Manual of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by R. H. Wright

By R. H. Wright

Laboratory glass-blowing, like so much arts, has a tendency to alter its targets and techniques in line with altering calls for on its practitioners and altering assets open to them. while some of the manuals of the earlier dealt greatly with the making of things like stopcocks or even thermometers, and had little or not anything to claim of the equipment utilized in, for instance, vacuum paintings, it truly is now attainable to shop for some of the issues that previously needed to be made; and the laboratory glass-blower is extra referred to as upon to supply precise gear for unique reasons. The operations defined during this publication replicate this transformation.

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Stoicism by Sellars, John

By Sellars, John

This can be the 1st creation to Stoic philosophy for 30 years. geared toward readers new to Stoicism and to historical philosophy, it outlines the valuable philosophical principles of Stoicism and introduces the reader to the several historical authors and assets that they are going to come upon while exploring Stoicism. the variety of assets which are drawn upon within the reconstruction of Stoic philosophy may be bewildering for the newbie. Sellars courses the reader throughout the surviving works of the overdue Stoic authors, Seneca and Epictetus, and the fragments in terms of the early Stoics present in authors reminiscent of Plutarch and Stobaeus. the outlet bankruptcy bargains an creation to the traditional Stoics, their works, and different historic authors who document fabric approximately historic Stoic philosophy. the second one bankruptcy considers how the Stoics themselves conceived philosophy and the way they established their very own philosophical procedure. Chapters 3-5 supply bills of Stoic philosophical doctrines prepared in line with the Stoic department of philosophical discourse into 3 components: good judgment, physics, and ethics. the ultimate bankruptcy considers the later effect of Stoicism on Western philosophy. on the finish of the quantity there's a exact advisor to additional analyzing

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Encyclopedia of the Mind by Harold Pashler

By Harold Pashler

It's not easy to conceive of a subject of extra extensive and private curiosity than the research of the brain. as well as its conventional research by means of the disciplines of psychology, psychiatry, and neuroscience, the brain has additionally been a spotlight of research within the fields of philosophy, economics, anthropology, linguistics, machine technological know-how, molecular biology, schooling, and literature. In most of these ways, there's a virtually common fascination with how the brain works and the way it impacts our lives and our habit. stories of the brain and mind have crossed many intriguing thresholds in recent times, and the learn of brain now represents a completely cross-disciplinary attempt. Researchers from a variety of disciplines search solutions to such questions as: what's brain? How does it function? what's consciousness?

This encyclopedia brings jointly students from the full diversity of mind-related educational disciplines from around the arts and arts, social sciences, lifestyles sciences, and computing device technology and engineering to discover the multidimensional nature of the human mind.

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