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Author: Reynold Weidenaar
Publisher: Reynold Weidenaar
Keywords: telharmonium, music, magic
Number of Pages: 442
A valuable resource for the history of the telharmonium, a 200-ton musical behemoth that was intended to replace orchestral music at the beginning of this century.
Author: Ronald Beiner
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: liberalism, matter
Number of Pages: 212
In the wake of the revolutions of 1989, the ongoing political turmoil in the Soviet Union, and the democratization of most of Latin America, what is the task of political theorists?Ronald Beiner's invigorating critique of liberal theory and liberal practices takes on the shibboleths of modern Western discourse. He confronts the aridity of liberal societies that possess incommensurable "values" and "rights," but no principles. To Beiner, this neutralist view is both a false description of liberal society and an incoherent political ideal. Rather, he encourages the theorist to remain faithful to
Author: Matthew C. Dixon
Keywords: commercial, aviation, insights, aircraft, costs, aging, maintenance
Number of Pages: 100
The U.S. Air Force is grappling with the challenge of aging fleets and when it might be optimal to replace those fleets. This monograph examines commercial aviation data with the goal of drawing inferences and lessons about aging aircraft that may be relevant to the Air Force. It focuses on
Author: Michael Brewer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: heating, systems, army, modernizing, supply, options, energy
Number of Pages: 73
Most Army central heating plants (CHPs) are about 30 years old. Many are nearing the end of their expected lives and experience poor combustion, low thermal efficiencies, and reliability problems. The most common solution for faulty CHP equipment is to replace it with the same technology. In some cases, however, the solution is to replace the large central system with many smaller, distributed gas-fired boiler systems. Although modernization of equipment can help avoid the high cost of the air pollution control equipment required for new energy supply facilities, the economic benefits gained f
Keywords: minds, shadowed, light
Number of Pages: 203
The Light Within Our Shadowed Minds Tales of my journey through 55 years of dark sided youth evolving into a world of sunlight and understanding. some of these tales are mine and others are remembrance's of the stories of others. My chapter on the books on my shelf are examples of the strength of the written word and the power of our minds to replace and adjust our realities. It is my hope you will find these words and thoughts to be worth while. bEAR
Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: redirecting, conversion, defense
Number of Pages: 249
Discusses how to find productive civilian uses for the resources & people formerly devoted to the nation's defense. Focuses on how R&D institutions can be more responsive to civilian technology development. Examines how certain proposed national missions might replace defense in contributing to the country's repository of technology, high-value added jobs, & gross domestic product. Charts & tables.
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: fisheries, inland
Number of Pages: 20
The purpose of this booklet is to help familiarize FAO Members and other stakeholders with the goals and practices of responsible inland fisheries development and management. This booklet does not replace Technical Guidelines No. 6 but simply presents some of the complex information contained in those guidelines in a simplified form in an attempt to make it more accessible to all users of inland fisheries.