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By Nakazawa Keiji
  • ISBN Code: : 1442207493
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : History
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This compelling autobiography tells the life story of famed manga artist Nakazawa Keiji. Born in Hiroshima in 1939, Nakazawa was six years old when on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb. His gritty and stunning account of the horrific aftermath is powerfully told through the eyes of a child who lost most of his family and neighbors. The narrative continues through the brutally difficult years immediately after the war, his art apprenticeship in Tokyo, his pioneering "atomic-bomb" manga, and the creation of Barefoot Gen, the classic graphic novel based on his own experiences before, during, and after the bomb. Despite the grimness of his early life, Nakazawa never succumbs to pessimism or defeatism. His trademark optimism and activism shine through in this inspirational work.

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  • Publisher : Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1612283764
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 298
  • Pdf File: we-visit-ethiopia.pdf

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The Ethiopian landscape features high mountains and the Central Highlands region with some of the best weather in the world. Coffee was first discovered in Ethiopia; its native grain teff is a nutritious meal all by itself. One of the oldest countries on Earth, Ethiopia has made its way into the Koran, and both Testaments of the Bible. While most of Africa was being colonized by Europeans, Ethiopia was the rare exception. Although modern Ethiopia faces many challenges, its history and resources offer hope for a bright future.

Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology

By Aidan Parte,Noel R. Krieg,Wolfgang Ludwig,William B. Whitman,Brian P. Hedlund,Bruce J. Paster,James T. Staley,Naomi Ward,Daniel Brown
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 0387685723
  • Total of Pages : 949
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 578
  • Pdf File: bergey-s-manual-of-systematic-bacteriology.pdf

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Includes a revised taxonomic outline for the phyla Bacteroidetes, Planctomycetes, Chlamydiae, Spirochetes, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Acidobacteria, Verrucomicrobia, Dictyoglomi, and Gemmatimonadetes based upon the SILVA project as well as a description of more than 153 genera in 29 families. Includes many medically important taxa.

American turf register and sporting magazine

By J.S. Skinner
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  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Book Code : 5881029879
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : History
  • Members : 234
  • Pdf File: american-turf-register-and-sporting-magazine.pdf

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Read and download full book American turf register and sporting magazine

Medieval English Political Writings

By James M Dean
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  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Book Code : 1580444687
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : History
  • Members : 376
  • Pdf File: medieval-english-political-writings.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume collects poems and historical documents relevant to understanding the political climate of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Britain, many of which have been out of print for a century. This new edition, geared towards classroom use with its notes, introductions, gloss, and glossary, opens up the fascinating study of late medieval English history. This volume contains five sections: Poems of Political Prophecy; Anticlerical Poems and Documents; Literature of Richard II's Reign and the Peasants' Revolt; Poems against Simony and the Abuse of Money; and Plowman Writings-all tied together by a common attitude of satire and complaint, and a distrust of those who may abuse power. This volume would make an excellent source for a class on English satire or late medieval politics.

Utilization of Residual Forest Biomass

By Pentti Hakkila
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 3642740723
  • Total of Pages : 568
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 611
  • Pdf File: utilization-of-residual-forest-biomass.pdf

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An increase in the demand for wood results in improved recovery and less residual biomass in the forests. Paradoxically, interest in forest residue as a renewable source of raw material seems to be in a reverse ratio to its availability in a certain area. Finland and Sweden are probably more dependent on forestry and forest in dustries than any other developed countries in the world. A sufficiency of raw ma terial for integrated forest industries is vital for the national economy of both countries, and a great deal of attention is being paid to the long-term potential of unutilized biomass left behind in logging operations. Furthermore, since these countries possess no reserves of fossil fuels, and since their per-capita consump tion of primary energy is exceptionally high, they also consider unmerchantable forest biomass a realistic source of indigenous energy. A joint Nordic research project on harvesting and utilization of logging residue was carried out in 1969-1976 under the auspices of the Nordic Research Council on Forest Operations. This fruitful cooperation soon gave rise to related national projects in Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Denmark, stimulating further research and producing practical applications. Concurrently, particularly after the worldwide energy crisis in 1973, research on all aspects of utilization of forest bio mass mushroomed in the United States, Canada, and the Soviet Union. An ex plosive increase occurred in both the number and diversity of biomass studies.

A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

By Otto Jespersen,P Christophersen,Niels Haislund,Knud Schibsbye
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1135664919
  • Total of Pages : 592
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 696
  • Pdf File: a-modern-english-grammar-on-historical-principles.pdf

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This book was first published in 1954.

A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church, First Series, Volume 1

By Philip Schaff
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1666739014
  • Total of Pages : 630
  • Category : Religion
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Philip Schaff’s classic work colloquially known as The Early Church Fathers is an invaluable resource filled with the primary documents and early theological building blocks for the Christian church. Comprised of thirty-eight volumes, it is broken into three parts: the Ante-Nicene Fathers, and Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, First and Second Series.