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Moondyne; A Story of Convict Life in Australia

By: O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890
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A History of Political Theories from Luther to Montesquieu

By: William Archibald Dunning
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Committing to Results : Improving the Effectiveness of Hiv/Aids As...

By: The World Bank

Economics

In 1981, only a year after the World Bank began direct lending for the health sector, the first cases of AIDS were detected, and by 1985 it was clear that HIV/AIDS had already spread widely in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa. In the two decades since, knowledge of HIV/AIDS has grown, but the epidemic continues to spread and erode development gains, not just in Africa, but in many parts of the world. Through the end of fiscal year 2004, the Bank had committed $2.5 billion in ...

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Joint Doctrine for Civil Engineering Support

By: Department of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This publication has been prepared under the direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It sets forth doctrine to govern the joint activities and performance of the Armed Forces of the United States in joint operations and provides the doctrinal basis for US military involvement in multinational and interagency operations. It provides military guidance for the exercise of authority by combatant commanders and other joint force commanders (JFCs) and ...

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History of Australia

By: George William Rusden
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Basis of American History, 1500-1900

By: Livingston Farrand
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Alice in Wonderland

By: Lewis Carroll

Alice is about to pick daisies when a white rabbit approaches her, but this rabbit is not like any other rabbit she has seen. Her curious nature forces her to follow the rabbit for a wonderful adventure.

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

An idea is taken for granted in the scheme of things. Someone exclaims, "I've got an idea!" What is it that he has? From where did he get it? How was it transmitted? How might it spread to others? What will be the effect of the acceptance of the idea? These are some of the questions dealt with in this book. In this first chapter the nature of an idea is developed, contextualized and shown to be a most timely topic. To pave the way for this book's argument that ideas are ...

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The Progress of Australasia in the Nineteenth Century

By: Coghlan, Timothy Augustine, Sir 1856-1926; Ewing, Thomas Thomson, Sir

Australia -- History

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Small Arms and Tourism

Excerpt: Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and a leading source of revenue for many developing countries. According to the World Tourism Organization, tourism is among the top five “exports” for 83% of countries and the top export for almost 40%. Tourism has one of the highest rates of job creation, both directly within the industry and in related areas. Tourism also helps bring in foreign currency, providing a more consistent source of income...

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Physics Based Modeling of Recoil Dynamics for Light Vehicle Mounte...

By: David C. Rutledge

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Force Transformation will require powerful cannons mounted on light armored vehicles ... Firing the cannon causes a dynamic response by the vehicle ... The firing impulse causes a large angular reaction (pitch and roll) by the vehicle ... The firing peak force imparts a large acceleration on the vehicle crew ... These angular reactions and crew accelerations must be small enough for the vehicle and crew to fight effectively ... Modeling important tool in designing towards this goal ...

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Scaling up to Defeat Riverblindness (Onchocerciasis) in Africa

By: The World Bank

Economics

Caused by a parasitic worm Transmitted from person to person by a blackfly The worm lives 14 years in the human body, producing millions of microscopic parasites...

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Arbet-Kinder

By: Bakst, Y.
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Save Energy, And Make Money

By: The World Bank

Economics

The story of energy efficiency is, in China today as in any country, perhaps unromantic yet it is a fascinating journey. It can lead you to rooftops, water tanks, cellars and machine rooms in a broad sweep of factories and institutional buildings -- hotels, airports, schools, department stores, offices. To steel mills, fertilizer plants, lorry companies, railways systems, water treatment works. It is a journey that appeals equally to many professions. To the engineer wit...

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Census 2000 Special Tabulation Program

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The Census Bureau entered into a reimbursable agreement with the Administration on Aging (AoA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to create a special tabulation based on Census 2000 results. This tabulation reflects the specifications requested ...

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This Brief Summarizes Findings of a Study of the Relationship betw...

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: This Brief summarizes findings of a study of the relationship between pollution abatement costs and the productivity of manufacturing plants. Analysts found that the productivity impacts were considerably greater than expected ? about three times as large ...

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National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy : Meeting E...

By: The World Bank

Economics

This is the first volume of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) working document. After two months of nationwide consultations and debates on the earlier draft document, it was substantially revised, as comments and contributions received from stakeholders and government officials were incorporated. The volume specifies the broad strategic thrusts, targets, and instruments of NEEDS, charting the overall direction of change, the destination,...

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Early Australian Voyages

By: John Pinkerton

In the days of Plato, imagination found its way, before the mariners, to a new world across the Atlantic, and fabled an Atlantis where America now stands. In the days of Francis Bacon, imagination of the English found its way to the great Southern Continent before the Portuguese or Dutch sailors had sight of it, and it was the home of those wise students of God and nature to whom Bacon gave his New Atlantis. The discoveries of America date from the close of the fifteenth...

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The Art of Wing Leadership and Aircrew Morale in Combat

By: John J. Zentner

Educational Reference Publication

Foreword: Lieutenant Colonel John J. Zentner?s The Art of Wing Leadership and Aircrew Morale in Combat addresses the role that the air force wing commander plays in affecting the level of aircrew morale during combat. More specifically, Colonel Zentner?s study seeks to identify and define those unique characteristics associated with leading airmen that sustain aircrew morale in the face of significant losses.

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Trade and Development Report 2003 It Is Not Enough to Liberalize Trade

By: Mehmet Arda

Economics

The report looks at global economic trends and prospects, and examines the frail state of the trade-development relationship. It focuses its analysis on Latin America, where market-led trade reforms have gone furthest but where initial signs of success have not lasted. Recent signs of economic recovery in the United States are to be considered with caution, warns the report. The fact that the economy has avoided a prolonged period of recession is largely due to growing c...

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