Soviet Cold War Weaponry- Aircraft, Warships and Missiles by Anthony Tucker-Jones

By Anthony Tucker-Jones

During this significant other quantity to his photographic heritage of Soviet tanks and armoured cars, Anthony Tucker-Jones presents a visible consultant to the gigantic array of airplane, warships and missiles the Soviet defense force deployed on the peak of the chilly struggle. even though the superpowers by no means got here to blows, the so-called 'Cold warfare' used to be faraway from chilly, with a number of 'hot' proxy wars being fought in Africa and the center East. a majority of these conflicts hired Soviet weaponry which has been captured in motion within the color and black-and-white pictures chosen for this booklet. among the Fifties and Nineteen Eighties Soviet and Warsaw Pact international locations churned out millions of guns prepared for the 3rd international conflict. in addition they launched into a technological palms race with NATO in an try to counter every one new piece of apparatus because it seemed. The MiG warring parties, the Badger and Backfire bombers, the nuclear submarines have accomplished nearly iconic prestige, yet, as Anthony Tucker-Jones's booklet indicates, there has been even more to the Soviet armoury than those well-known guns. a lot of it, regardless of its age, is still in carrier with armies, guerrilla forces and terrorist agencies worldwide this day.

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Dolls of Canada: A Reference Guide by Evelyn Robson Strahlendorf

By Evelyn Robson Strahlendorf

For the ardent collector and (or somebody who as soon as owned a doll, here's a heritage of the dolls which were made and enjoyed in Canada.

Doll gathering, a favored pursuit in Europe and the USA, has been starting to be swiftly in Canada. Evelyn Strahlendorf has compiled a reference paintings that strains the improvement of dolls in Canada and of the that produces them. It includes the dates, names, and features of approximately a thousand Canadian dolls from prehistoric occasions to the present.

Coverage starts with Inuit and different local dolls, then turns to the dolls that experience survived from the times of early eu payment and the dolls of numerous of the ethnic cultures which make the Canadian mosaic. a lot of the ebook is dedicated to the paintings of business dollmakers and the evolution in their dolls, together with the background of every corporation with information regarding their items, growth, and achievements. the producing method is tested because it constructed from bisque and composition via a number of plastics to the dolls of today.

Separate chapters take care of dolls that painting celebrities (including Barbara Ann Scott, the Dionne quintuplets, and Wayne Gretsky), dolls which are greater than playthings (used in screens or advertising), the Eaton's good looks dolls that have been the most well-liked dolls in Canada for a few years, and dolls created by means of artists.

The dolls mirror the altering models and tradition of Canada. Their garments is usually the newest standard and fabrics; their talents not just comprise speaking, wiggling, and consuming yet in recent times expand to bilingualism.

With few exceptions, each doll defined has been for my part tested by way of the author.

This ebook is a important reference device for doll creditors, museums, libraries, old buyers, doll shops, and flea marketplace operators. simply because Canada has been exporting dolls for part a century, it's going to gain creditors the world over as well.

It can be meant for a unique type of fanatic Mrs. Strahlendorf calls the closet collector. There are tens of hundreds of thousands of such humans in North the USA who've dolls and will acquire dolls yet don't admit their excitement to others.

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Antiquities: what everyone needs to know by Maxwell L. Anderson

By Maxwell L. Anderson

The destruction of old monuments and works of art through the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Islamic country in Iraq and Syria has stunned observers around the globe. but iconoclastic erasures of the earlier date again not less than to the mid-1300s BCE, throughout the Amarna interval of historic Egypt's 18th dynasty. way more harm to the previous has been inflicted through typical mess ups, looters, and public works.

Art historian Maxwell Anderson's Antiquities: What every body must Know® analyzes carrying on with threats to our history, and provides a balanced account of treaties and legislation governing the flow of items; the heritage of amassing antiquities; how forgeries are made and detected; how genuine works are documented, saved, dispersed, and displayed; the politics of sending antiquities again to their international locations of foundation; and the outlook for an accelerated felony industry. Anderson offers a precis of demanding situations forward, together with the way forward for underwater archaeology, using drones, distant sensing, and the way invisible markings on antiquities will let them be traced.

Written in question-and-answer structure, the publication equips readers with a nuanced knowing of the felony, functional, and ethical offerings that face us all while confronting antiquities in a museum gallery, store window, or on the market at the Internet.

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Polymeric Biomaterials, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded by Severain Dumitriu, Severian Dumitriu

By Severain Dumitriu, Severian Dumitriu

Delivering approximately 7000 references-3900 greater than the 1st edition-Polymeric Biomaterials, moment version is an up to date resource for plastics and biomedical engineers, polymer scientists, biochemists, molecular biologists, macromolecular chemists, pharmacists, cardiovascular and plastic surgeons, and graduate and scientific scholars in those disciplines. thoroughly revised and up-to-date, it contains assurance of genetic engineering, synthesis of biodegradable polymers, hydrogels, and mucoadhesive polymers, in addition to polymers for dermacosmetic remedies, burn and wound dressings, orthopedic surgical procedure, synthetic joints, vascular prostheses, and in blood contacting platforms.

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2010 Stamp Values U.S. Specialized by Grade by Scott

By Scott

;2010 Stamp Values U.S. really expert through Grade КНИГИ ; ХОББИ и РАЗВЛЕЧЕНИЯ Автор: ScottИздательство: scott publishing Язык: английскийГод: 2009Страниц: 52Формат: pdfРазмер: 26.5 mbПредлагаемый специализированный филателистическийкаталог по градациям почтовых американских марок является последним изданием.Каталог включаетстандартные почтовые марки США по восьми степеням сохранности. Каталог богато иллюстрирован,содержит подробное описание и цены в долларах США zero

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Key Figures in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia by Richard K. Emmerson

By Richard K. Emmerson

From emperors and queens to artists and global tourists, from popes and students to saints and heretics, Key Figures in Medieval Europe brings jointly in a single quantity crucial those that lived in medieval Europe among 500 and 1500. accrued from the biographical entries from the on-going sequence, the Routledge Encyclopedias of the center Ages, those A-Z biographical entries speak about the lives of over 575 people who have had a historic effect in such components as politics, faith, or the humanities. participants from areas reminiscent of medieval England, France, Germany, Iberia, Italy, and Scandinavia are incorporated in addition to these from the Jewish and Islamic worlds. A thematic define is integrated that lists humans not just through different types, but in addition through areas. For an entire record of entries, members, and extra, stopover at the Routledge Encyclopedias of the center a while web site.

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Money and Power in Anglo-Saxon England: The Southern English by Rory Naismith

By Rory Naismith

This groundbreaking examine of coinage in early medieval England is the 1st to take account of the very major additions to the corpus of southern English cash stumbled on lately and to situate this proof in the wider ancient context of Anglo-Saxon England and its continental neighbours. Its 9 chapters combine ancient and numismatic study to discover who made early medieval coinage, who used it and why. The forex emerges as an important source available throughout society and, via research of its construction, stream and use, the writer indicates that keep watch over over coinage can be a significant asset. This regulate was once guided as a lot through ideology as through economics and embraced a number of degrees of strength, from kings all the way down to person craftsmen. Thematic in technique, this cutting edge booklet bargains a fascinating, wide-ranging account of Anglo-Saxon coinage as a special and revealing gauge for the interplay of society, economic climate and govt.

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Coins of the Urtuki Turkumans by Stanley Lane-Poole

By Stanley Lane-Poole

Работа по монетам туркменской династии Уртукидов, правившей в Кайфе и Амиде (современная Турция) в 12-13 веках, была издана в рамках серии overseas Numismata Orientalia. Для меня было довольно неожиданно обнаружить исламские монеты, на которых арабская вязь соседствует с портретами правителей, кентаврами и двуглавыми орлами.

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