Encyclopedic Dictionary of Roman Law (Transaction of the by Adolf Berger

By Adolf Berger

An encyclopedic dictionary, with vast bibliographies, designed for lecturers and scholars of Roman legislations within the school room, for college kids of felony heritage who've very little wisdom of Latin, and for readers of juristic or literary Latin works in translations that won't be trustworthy while felony phrases or difficulties are concerned.

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People on People: The Oxford Dictionary of Biographical by Susan Ratcliffe

By Susan Ratcliffe

From Martin Amis on Jimmy Connors and Jane Austen on Henry VIII, to Liz Hurley on Marilyn Monroe and Madonna on Eva Peron, listed here are greater than 4,000 quotations approximately either historic and modern figures from worldwide. The audio system are besides often called the folks they're speaking approximately, and are available from a vast diversity of disciplines and professions, together with actors, architects, dancers, historians, mathematicians, literary figures, politicians, teachers, activities personalities, and scientists. We learn Margot Fonteyn's compliment of Fred Astaire: "His method is fantastic, but every thing is entire with the air of somebody sauntering throughout the park on a spring morning." Albert Einstein on Madame Curie: "Very clever yet as chilly as a herring." El Greco on Michaelangelo: "He was once a very good guy, yet didn't understand how to paint." And Barbara Streisand in safeguard of invoice Clinton: "We elected a President, now not a Pope." the entire quotations approximately anyone are introduced jointly in an access headed through a quick description, making it attainable to match what diversified humans have stated approximately one individual. an in depth writer index supplies a context line from every one citation, biographical details on authors, and an summary in their reviews, frequently revealing their personalities. a colourful resource of knowledge on well-known personalities prior and current, humans on humans is an wonderful learn, ideal for shopping.

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Encyclopedia Small Silver Coins by Roger deWardt Lane

By Roger deWardt Lane

Softcover publication - the most recent incarnation of Brother are you able to Spare A Dime? - glossy Dime dimension Silver cash of the realm with Footnotes to historical past has been released in a 3rd variation. This paintings, a many 12 months undertaking to check those cash as miniature engravings of artwork and background, was once first released in 1997. a number of years later a CD-rom was once produced because the moment version. the writer received a Numismatic Literary Guild Award for this variation. The 3rd version, a six hundred web page ebook with over 1000 enlarged scans of the cash from the mid 1800's to 1970 convey cash from world wide - Afghanistan to Yemen. those cash have been the cash of the folk on the time; one could symbolize a days paintings, buy a meal or a night's leisure. Kings, Queens and Statesmen are portrayed on dozens, with little biographies of many. greater than a numismatic e-book, this anthology is a good strategy to improve a greater figuring out of cash in use through the prior centuries. an outstanding addition for your numismatic library.

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T-34 Bloody Peace-Maker by Jacek & Sawicki, Robert & Lalak, Zbigniew Jackiewicz

By Jacek & Sawicki, Robert & Lalak, Zbigniew Jackiewicz

Книга version Fan Encyclopedia No. 7 - T-34 Bloody Peace-Maker Vol.III version Fan Encyclopedia No. 7 - T-34 Bloody Peace-Maker Vol.III Книги Вооружение Автор: Przemyslaw Skulski, Roman Picheta Год издания: 2004 Формат: pdf Издат.:AJAKS army Books Страниц: ninety seven Размер: 43.75 ISBN: 8391452166 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The visual appeal, in 1943, of the recent German tanks, Pz.Kpfw.V Panther and Pz.Kpfw. VI Tiger, created the necessity to elevate the firepower of the pink Army's uncomplicated strive against car the T-34. It had turn into obvious that the shell of the 76.2mm cannon used to be no longer able to penetrating the frontal armour of the enemy's tanks from lengthy diversity. the assumption of mounting an extended barrel 76.2mm gun was once deemed impractical, and the choice used to be made to layout a brand new model of the tank armed with an 85mm canon. the hot tank had a hard evolution, which used to be as a result of numerous modernisation recommendations for the 'thirty-four'.The T-34-85 arrived at Soviet devices within the spring of 1944, and participated in all operations at the japanese entrance, finishing their trip in Manchuria and Korea. in the course of the moment international battle, Czechoslovak, Yugoslav and varnish armoured devices have been built with tanks of this sort. on the finish of the battle, 'eighty-fives' have been to be present in the defense force of each Warsaw Pact kingdom, and have been additionally exported to many African, Asian or even American international locations. T-34-85's took half in neighborhood conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Africa, within the close to East and Cuba.

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Africa Development Indicators 2010: Silent and Lethal: How by World Bank

By World Bank

Trustworthy quantitative facts are crucial for figuring out financial, social and governance improvement since it presents proof, and proof are the most important to set regulations, visual display unit growth and review effects. Africa improvement symptoms 2010 (ADI) presents the main specified selection of facts on Africa to be had. It places jointly facts from assorted assets, and is a vital device for coverage makers, researchers, and people drawn to Africa. the outlet articles of the ADI 2010 print variation specialise in behaviors which are tough to watch and quantify, yet whose effect on carrier supply and rules has antagonistic long term results on families. The time period "quiet corruption" is brought to point numerous different types of malpractice of frontline services (teachers, medical professionals, and different govt officers on the entrance traces of provider provision) that don't contain financial trade. the superiority of quiet corruption and its long term results will be much more damaging for constructing nations, and for the negative specifically who're extra uncovered to adversarial shocks to their source of revenue and are extra reliant on govt prone to meet their most simple wishes.

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Highlights from Education at a Glance 2009 by OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

By OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Highlights from schooling at a look 2009 offers key education indicators for 2009. every one indicator is gifted on a two-page unfold. The left-hand web page explains the importance of the indicator, discusses the most findings, examines key developments and gives readers with a hyperlinks to additional info. The right-hand web page includes sincerely awarded charts and tables, observed by means of dynamic links (StatLinks) that direct readers to the corresponding info in Excel structure. This version contains assurance of schooling attainment and pupil numbers; financial and social merits of schooling; how schooling is financed, the varsity setting; and preliminary findings from the hot educating and studying overseas Survey (TALIS).Table of content material : -Reader's Guide1. schooling degrees and scholar Numbers-To what point have adults studied?-Have schooling degrees risen over time?-Who participates in education?-How many secondary scholars cross directly to teritary education?-How many children graduate from tertiary education?-Is schooling assembly the wishes of the workforce?-How winning are scholars in relocating from schooling to work?-How many scholars examine abroad?-Where do scholars visit study?-PISA: who're the head performers?-PISA: what's the relations historical past of most sensible performers?-PISA: What are most sensible performers' attitudes and motivations?2. the commercial and Social advantages of Education-How even more do tertiary graduates earn?-How does schooling impact employment rates?-What are the incentives for individuals to take a position in education?-What are the incentives for society to speculate in education?-What are the social advantages of education?3. deciding to buy education-How a lot is spent in line with student?-Has spending in line with pupil increased?-What percentage of nationwide wealth is spent on education?-What proportion of public spending is going on education?-What is the position of personal spending?-How a lot do tertiary scholars pay?-What are schooling money spent on?-What money owed for adaptations in spending on wage costs?4. the varsity Environment-How lengthy do scholars spend within the classroom?-How many scholars are in each one classroom?-How a lot are lecturers paid?-How a lot time do lecturers spend teaching?-Who are the teachers?Special part: TALIS-What is TALIS-How broad is instructor appraisal and feedback?-How a lot category time is misplaced to indiscipline?-What are academics' ideals and practices?-Are academics happy of their jobs?

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OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook: 2006-2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization OECD

By Food and Agriculture Organization OECD

This 12th variation of the annual Agricultural Outlook - and the second one ready together with the FAO - offers an evaluate of agricultural marketplace customers in keeping with projections that reach to 2015 for creation, intake, alternate, st

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Jamestown Colony: A Political, Social, and Cultural History by Frank Grizzard, D. Boyd Smith

By Frank Grizzard, D. Boyd Smith

Jamestown Colony is an authoritative and thorough remedy of all points of existence in Jamestown, the 1st profitable British colony within the New World.

• greater than 250 A–Z entries at the humans, occasions, politics, and tradition of seventeenth century colonial life

• greater than 50 unique records offering info on existence in Jamestown, usually within the phrases of the settlers

• an in depth chronology that covers vital occasions from presettlement via decline

• greater than sixty five illustrations and images of key humans and places

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