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Jerry Wiesner, Scientist, Statesman, Humanist: Memories and Memoirs  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by rexT at Aug. 8, 2009
Jerry Wiesner, Scientist, Statesman, Humanist: Memories and Memoirs

Jerry Wiesner, Scientist, Statesman, Humanist: Memories and Memoirs
Walter A. Rosenblith | ISBN: 0262182327 | PDF | 637 pages | 2003 | 5 MB

How Jerry Wiesner, presidential science adviser and president of MIT, worked to make a better and safer world, as told by friends and colleagues and in his own autobiographical writings.

"Jerry Wiesner is well worth getting to know." – Roy Herbert, New Scientist

"…[This] collection documents Wiesner's remarkable career…many of the book's essays are fascinating."
— Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky, Physics Today

Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Dec. 5, 2016
Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements

Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements: Over 400 Groups, Individuals & Ideas Clearly and Concisely Defined by Irving Hexham
English | 2002 | ISBN: 0830814663 | 120 Pages | EPUB, MOBI, PDF | 3.6 MB

Studying new religious movements can be like trying to learn several languages at once, each with its own vocabulary, grammar and syntax.

Sink or Swim!: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get It Right  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by viserion at Dec. 5, 2016
Sink or Swim!: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get It Right

Milo Sindell, Thuy Sindell, "Sink or Swim!: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get It Right, 2nd Edition"
ISBN: 1593375409 | 2006 | PDF | 316 pages | 7 MB

Sink or Swim!: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get It Right.  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Dec. 4, 2016
Sink or Swim!: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get It Right.

Sink or Swim!: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get It Right., 2nd Edition by Milo Sindell, Thuy Sindell
English | April 15, 2006 | ISBN: 1593375409 | EPUB | 316 pages | 6.8 MB

New Insights on Antiviral Probiotics: From Research to Applications  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Dec. 4, 2016
New Insights on Antiviral Probiotics: From Research to Applications

New Insights on Antiviral Probiotics: From Research to Applications
Springer | Microbiology | December 30, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319496875 | 119 pages | pdf | 2.35 mb

Authors: Al Kassaa, Imad
Focuses on probiotics with antiviral activities, and the use of antiviral probiotics to prevent viral infections
Describes new research aimed at identifying new probiotic strains and evaluating other characteristics
Discusses the methods and techniques used to evaluate the antiviral activity of probiotic strains and their metabolites
Realising the 'Triple Dividend of Resilience': A New Business Case for Disaster Risk Management

Realising the 'Triple Dividend of Resilience': A New Business Case for Disaster Risk Management
Springer | Economics | December 29, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319406930 | 176 pages | pdf | 3.23 mb

Editors: Surminski, Swenja, Tanner, Thomas (Eds.)
Brings together different disciplines, and offers assessment from a variety of angles and at various scales, supported by a set of country case studies to provide empirical examples, and identify knowledge gaps
Extends the resilience dividend concept by specifically focussing on those aspects that are generally not accounted for and not considered when making investment decisions
Written by leading academics, but for a broader audience, focusing on advice and guidance for decision-makers, while venturing into a new research territory
The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook: 200 Simple and Delicious Low-Carb Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less

The New Atkins for a New You Cookbook: 200 Simple and Delicious Low-Carb Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less by Colette Heimowitz
English | December 27, 2011 | ISBN: 0091947529, 1451660847 | AZW3 | 288 pages | 10 MB
Imagining New England: Explorations of Regional Identity from the Pilgrims to the Mid-twentieth Century

Imagining New England: Explorations of Regional Identity from the Pilgrims to the Mid-twentieth Century by Joseph Conforti
English | 31 Oct. 2001 | ISBN: 0807826251 | 400 Pages | PDF | 5.33 MB

New England as a cultural invention; Say "New England" and you likely conjure up an image in the mind of your listener: the snowy woods or stone wall of a Robert Frost poem, perhaps, or that quintessential icon of the region - the idyllic white village. Such images remind us that, as Joseph Conforti notes, a region is not just a territory on the ground. It is also a place in the imagination.

Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws: Prohibition and New York City  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by mapusi at Nov. 30, 2016
Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws: Prohibition and New York City

Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws: Prohibition and New York City by Ellen NicKenzie Lawson
English | 1 Dec. 2013 | ISBN: 1438448163 | 174 Pages | PDF | 21.95 MB

Uses previously unstudied Coast Guard records for New York City and environs to examine the development of Rum Row and smuggling in New York City during Prohibition.

With the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment, “drying up” New York City promised to be the greatest triumph of the proponents of Prohibition. Instead, the city remained the nation’s greatest liquor market. Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws focuses on liquor smuggling to tell the story of Prohibition in New York City.
Strong Is the New Beautiful: Embrace Your Natural Beauty, Eat Clean, and Harness Your Power [Repost]

Strong Is the New Beautiful: Embrace Your Natural Beauty, Eat Clean, and Harness Your Power by Lindsey Vonn
English | October 4, 2016 | ISBN: 0062400584 | EPUB | 256 pages | 24 MB