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Description: Excerpt from Trippings in Author-Land IN presenting the labours of the past year, to a public which I, of all others, have a right to term generous, I have only to ask the same kind consideration for them collectively and alone, that they may, heretofore, have owed in part to their surroundings. A preface is usually an introduction, or an apology for intrusion; and I scarce feel it necessary, sinc...
Description: This book teaches the principles and techniques of digital systems through a range of examples.It has step-by-step solutions to exercises and over 200 practical examples, activities and selfevaluation exercises to assist the learner. A glossary of important terms makes it easily accessible to the new learner.
Description: The town of White Oaks, New Mexico Territory, was born in 1879 when prospectors discovered gold at nearby Baxter Mountain. In Gold-Mining Boomtown, Roberta Key Haldane offers an intimate portrait of the southeastern New Mexico community by profiling more than forty families and individuals who made their homes there during its heyday. Today, fewer than a hundred people live in White Oaks. Its fron...
Description: Collelction of quotes on writing by authors previously profiled in Potpourri literary magazine.
Description: "Informational goulash" : prior investigations of the Romero assassination -- "In violation of the law of nations" : the Romero assassination comes to the United States -- "The enemy comes from our people" : coffee, anti-communism, and the death squads -- "The door of history" : Archbishop Romero and the Catholic Church in El Salvador -- "A bed to drop dead in" : the search for Álvaro Saravia and...
Description: Whisnant argues that the period after Nazism was more important for the history of homosexuality in Germany than is generally recognized. Gay scenes resurfaced; a more masculine view of homosexuality also became prominent. Above all, a public debate about homosexuality emerged, constituting a critical debate within the Sexual Revolution.
Description: Explores the cave ecosystem, discussing how a cave develops and plants and animals that live in them.