Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Regions of the World by Jonathan Swift

By Jonathan Swift

There's a which means and an ethical within the tales of the Voyages to Lilliput and Brobdingnag that is completely except the political satire they're meant to exhibit, a that means and an ethical which the youngest baby who can learn it's going to no longer fail to grab. Gulliver's Travels into a number of distant areas of the area (1900) edited via Thomas M. Balliet includes the Voyages to Lilliput and Brobdingnag. it truly is either a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' stories" literary sub-genre. Swift's masterpiece is his such a lot celebrated paintings and one of many undeniable classics of the English language. comprises over 60 appealing illustrations.

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The Mammoth Book of Battles: The Art and Science of Modern by n/a, Jon E. Lewis

By n/a, Jon E. Lewis

Listed here are greater than forty gripping bills of battles, defined in element by way of historians & writers together with John Keegan, Alan Clark, John Strawson, Anthony Farrar-Hockley, John Pimlott, John Frost & John Laffin. listed below are the nice commanders of the twentieth cent., the method & strategies, the victories & mess ups of 2 international wars, in addition to wars in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, the Falklands & somewhere else. the following too are many insights into the paintings & technological know-how of generalship & army org. as they've got developed to satisfy the impressive scale & vicious harmful energy of recent battle, throughout battlefields starting from Flanders to Kuwait, North Africa to the Russian steppes, & the jungles of Southeast Asia & the Pacific. re-creation with 30 specifically drawn army maps.

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Alpinismus – Andinismus: Gebirgslandschaften in europäischer by Martina Kopf

By Martina Kopf

Auch in der Weltliteratur des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts wird der Berg zu einem besonderen Ort, der an Transgression gekoppelte Aufstieg zu einer Erkenntnisbewegung und das sowohl in den Alpen als auch in den Anden. Die komparatistisch angelegte Studie stellt sich den Herausforderungen eines interkulturellen Vergleichs und spürt den Zusammenhängen europäischer und lateinamerikanischer Literatur nach, um nicht nur kulturspezifische Charakteristika herauszuarbeiten, sondern kulturübergreifende Funktionen literarischer Gebirgslandschaften zu identifizieren. Im Mittelpunkt stehen dabei v.a. Schweizer und peruanische Autoren: M. Frisch, L. Hohl, C.-F. Ramuz sowie C. Alegría, J. M. Arguedas, M. Vargas Llosa.

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Conceptual Modeling for E-Business and the Web: ER 2000 by Nicola Guarino, Christopher Welty (auth.), Stephen W.

By Nicola Guarino, Christopher Welty (auth.), Stephen W. Liddle, Heinrich C. Mayr, Bernhard Thalheim (eds.)

The aim of the workshops linked to the ER2000 nineteenth foreign convention on Conceptual Modeling used to be to offer individuals the chance to give and speak about rising, sizzling themes, hence including new views to conceptual modeling. This draws groups that have started to or that have already famous the significance of conceptual modeling for fixing their difficulties. to fulfill this target, we chosen the next themes: { Conceptual Modeling ways for E-Business (eCOMO2000) aimed toward learning the appliance of conceptual modeling recommendations speci cally to e-business. { the realm huge internet and Conceptual Modeling (WCM2000) which analyzes how conceptual modeling may help deal with the demanding situations of net devel- ment, administration, and use. eCOMO2000 is the rst overseas workshop on Conceptual Modeling - proaches for E-Business. It was once meant to determine and to debate the particular kingdom of study on conceptual modeling elements and techniques in the realm of the community economic climate, that's pushed by way of either routinely equipped ent- prises and dynamic networks. Following the philosophy of the ER workshops, the choice of eCOMO contributions was once performed very conscientiously and restrictively (six accredited papers out of 13 submissions) so one can warrantly a very good workshop software. we're deeply indebted to the authors and to the contributors of this system committee, whose paintings led to this notable program.

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Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812 - Southwestern by Ed Gilbert, Adam Hook

By Ed Gilbert, Adam Hook

"He who is dependent upon defense force leans upon a damaged cane." (George Washington) the good army effectiveness of semi-trained neighborhood defense force is without doubt one of the enduring myths of yankee army background. during this e-book Ed Gilbert finds the reality at the back of this fable. Quoting from memoirs of guys like Sam Dale, Sam Houston, and infrequent histories, he sheds mild on who those frontier males truly have been. He chronicles how militiamen, starting from hard-working farmers to politicians like Davy Crockett, have been remodeled via challenging campaigning, fierce strive against, and Andrew Jackson's both fierce self-discipline, right into a ambitious struggling with strength. modern illustrations and paintings depict the tough existence on crusade and the uniforms worn by way of the armed forces. He info how they fought and received the an important conflict of Horseshoe Bend, and the way eventually at the swampy Plains of Chalmette a scratch strength of country Militias, Federal Regulars, US Marines, and Jean Lafitte's mercenary pirates inflicted a beautiful defeat on normal Pakenham's forces, commencing up the western frontier for the recent country.

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