Abyss Deep by Ian Douglas

By Ian Douglas

Ny instances bestselling writer Ian Douglas's virtuosic big name Corpsman sequence proves something: The Marines are nonetheless the hardest sons of weapons within the galaxy.

As Bravo corporation defuses a hostage concern on an orbiting mining station, army Corpsman Elliot "Doc" Carlyle not just saves the lives of a wounded Marine and extraterrestrial friendlies--he averts a terrorist strike meant to kill billions. His gift? Deployment on a recon venture into the darkest depths identified to man.

Abyss Deep is a foreboding ocean planet torn through extremes: boiling typhoon international on one part, unbroken glacier at the different. people proven a learn colony there to check the planet's immense sea serpents--but the colony has long gone ominously silent. while Carlyle's workforce arrives, they find a vessel belonging to a warlike alien species soaring above the ambience. yet lower than the ice lurks a secret so chilling it'll make even Elliot Carlyle's blood run chilly.

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Cold War encounters in US-occupied Okinawa : women, by Mire Koikari

By Mire Koikari

During this cutting edge and fascinating learn, Mire Koikari recasts the U.S. profession of Okinawa as a startling instance of chilly warfare cultural interplay during which women's grassroots actions concerning houses and homemaking performed a pivotal position in reshaping the contours people and eastern imperialisms. Drawing on insights from stories of gender, Asia, the United States and postcolonialism, Koikari analyzes how the career sparked household schooling hobbies in Okinawa, mobilizing an collection of ladies - domestic economists, army better halves, membership girls, collage scholars and homemakers - from the USA, Okinawa and mainland Japan. those girls went directly to pursue a chain of actions to advertise 'modern domesticity' and construct 'multicultural friendship' amidst excessive militarization at the islands. As those ladies took their dedication to domesticity and multiculturalism onto the bigger terrain of the Pacific, they got here to articulate the complicated intertwinement of gender, race, domesticity, empire and transnationality that existed through the chilly struggle

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„In Mathe war ich immer schlecht ...“: Berichte und Bilder by Prof. Dr. Albrecht Beutelspacher (auth.)

By Prof. Dr. Albrecht Beutelspacher (auth.)

Buchhandelstext
Das Buch ?ffnet ein Fenster, durch das guy einen Einblick in die Mathematik erh?lt. Der Autor bringt das Kunstst?ck fertig, den scheinbar undurchdringlichen Schleier von der Mathematik wegzuziehen und ihre Geheimnisse zu entschl?sseln. Er zeichnet ein buntes Bild von Mathematik und Mathematikern, das Nichtmathematiker genie?en, aus dem aber auch Mathematiker viel ?ber ihresgleichen erfahren k?nnen. Zusammen mit vielen witzigen Illustrationen von Andrea top ist das Buch ein wahres Lesevergn?gen. "Mathematiker k?nnen auch anders. Das beweist Beutelspacher mit diesem B?chlein, das unterhaltsam und leicht zu lesen ist." (Die Zeit)

Inhalt
Was Sie schon immer ?ber Mathematik wissen wollten, aber nie zu fragen wagten: Wieviel Mathematik gibt es? - Gibt es in der Mathematik noch etwas zu erforschen? - Wie funktioniert das mit dem Unendlichen? - was once sind Mathematiker f?r Menschen? - Warum mu? Mathematik so unverst?ndlich sein? - Kann guy Mathematik wirklich anwenden?

Zielgruppe
Studienanf?nger Mathematik, Mathematiklehrer und -sch?ler, Interessierte Laien

?ber den Autor/Hrsg
Prof. Dr. Albrecht Beutelspacher ist Professor am Mathematischen Institut der Justus-Liebig-Universit?t Gie?en.

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The Armada Campaign 1588: The Great Enterprise against by Angus Konstam

By Angus Konstam

The thwarted invasion of britain via the Spanish Armada is studied the following in attention-grabbing element. How, in a number of brief days, Philip II's fleet used to be stopped from invading England and compelled into complete retreat is checked out in a brand new and special approach. With the aid of conflict plans and bird's eye perspectives of the motion, best historian Angus Konstam considers a few of the fascinating questions surrounding the crusade, concluding with information of the way the Armada's disastrous go back voyage round Scotland and eire grew to become essentially the most tragic episodes in maritime history.

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Blind (Warhammer 40,000) by Matthew Farrer

By Matthew Farrer

This is often the 3rd e-book within the "Shira Calpurnia" sequence. Australian writer Matthew Farrer once more brings his excellent expertise to undergo at the "Shira Calpurnia" sequence. The fast moving, clever motion occurs within the nice Imperial fort approach of Hydraphur, the place Adeptus Arbites officer Shira Calpurnia enforces the legislation. Now, she is investigating the homicide of a blind astropath - psychic people who use their presents to speak around the colossal reaches of the galaxy - and he or she fears that the killer will strike back.

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White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish-Soviet War 1919-1920 and by Norman Davies

By Norman Davies

In White Eagle, crimson Star,distinguished historian Norman Davies supplies us a whole account of the Polish-Soviet warfare, with its dramatic climax in August 1920 whilst the pink Army—sure of victory and pledged to hold the Revolution throughout Europe —was beaten by way of a devastating Polish assault. for the reason that often called “The Miracle of the Vistula,” it is still essentially the most an important conflicts of the Western international. Drawing on either Polish and Russian assets, Norman Davies indicates how this warfare was once a pivotal occasion during ecu heritage.

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Beaufort by Ron Leshem

By Ron Leshem

By way of turns subversive and darkly comedian, brutal and smooth, Ron Leshem’s debut novel is a world literary sensation, winner of Israel’s best award for literature and the foundation for a prizewinning movie. Charged with brilliance and bold, hypnotic in its depth, Beaufort is right away a searing coming-of-age tale and a singular for our times—one of the main strong, visceral photographs of the horror, camaraderie, and absurdity of warfare in sleek fiction.

Beaufort. To the handful of Israeli squaddies occupying the traditional crusader fort, it's a little slice of hell—a forbidding, fear-soaked enclave perched atop acres of land in southern Lebanon, surrounded via an enemy they can't see. And to the 13 younger males in his command, Twenty-one-year-old Lieutenant Liraz “Erez” Liberti is a taskmaster, confessor, and the one desire within the face of assaults that pop out of nowhere and missions likely designed to get all of them killed.

All round them, stress crackles within the air. lengthy stretches of boredom and black humor are punctuated by means of flashes of terror. And the specter of demise is continuous. yet of their stony haven, Erez and his infantrymen have created their very own little global, their very own ideas, their very own language. And the following Erez listens to his males construct castles out of phrases, telling tales, telling lies, speaking continuously of ladies, intercourse, and lifeless comrades. until eventually, within the ultimate days of the career, Erez and his squad of fed-up, pissed-off, worried younger infantrymen are given one final order: a undertaking that would shatter all last illusions—and stand as a testomony to the common, gut-wrenching futility of war.

The foundation for the Academy Award-nominated movie of an identical identify.

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