Browse Results What Download Format Should I Choose?

Showing 78,001 through 78,025 of 146,516 results

The General

by Patrick A. Davis

Air Force General Watkins, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been found dead--by a gruesome, tortune-style execution not seen since its use by the Vietcong over twenty years ago. Assigned investigator Lieutenant Colonel Charlie Jensen discovers that this murder is only one link in a chain of hiddeous crimes, beginning with closely guarded secrets of the Vietnam War and extending to the hightres levels of the U.S. government.

The General and Mrs. Washington: The Untold Story of a Marriage and a Revolution

by Bruce Chadwick

A biography of the George and Martha Washington that establishes their place in history and captures their personalities and the deep love they had for each other. The stunning impact of their marriage on the Revolution is greater than you could have ever imagined. No biography of George Washington and his life together with his wife Martha has ever been published, and this is one of the great love stories. It tells their personal story, one often filled with tragedy. Martha had four children, George none. He became the stepfather to her offspring. Her daughter, an epileptic, died in his arms as he tried to save her. Their son Jackie, 28, a soldier, died at Yorktown from malaria. Several times in their life together, Martha saved George's life when he became mortally ill. She joined him in his winter camps to bring him comfort and grace. Every morning they would have breakfast together for one hour and the order was given that no one could interrupt them, no matter what the reason. Though the richest woman in Virginia, Martha joined her husband in his revolutionary cause. The book will also explain why these twopeople of considerable privilege committed acts of treason and rebelled against the King and England.

The General and the Jaguar: Pershing's Hunt for Pancho Villa: A True Story of Revolution and Revenge

by Eileen Welsome

On the cold, dark night of March 9, 1916, Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa--el jaguar--and his band of marauders crossed the border and raided the tiny town of Columbus, New Mexico. It was a vicious surprise attack, ending with corpses piled in the streets and psychological wounds that would last a lifetime. Suspects were rounded up, trials were held, and a virulent backlash against persons of Mexican origin erupted. General John "Black Jack" Pershing was told to assemble a small army, head into Mexico, and get Villa, dead or alive. The last hurrah for the U.S. cavalry, the "Punitive Expedition" marked America's first use of armored tanks, airplanes, and trucks against an enemy. One of the deputies Pershing would choose was a recent West Point graduate named George Patton. The expedition brought the United States and Mexico to the brink of war, but it also restored greatness to both prey and predator. More than a classic account of the war for control of the West, The General and the Jaguar is a brilliant chronicle of obsession and revenge and a dual portrait of Pershing and Pancho Villa, two of the greatest military minds of all time.

General Chemistry

by Darrell D. Ebbing Steven D. Gammon

NIMAC-sourced textbook

General Chemistry

by Bruce Averill Patricia Eldredge

The overall goal of the authors with General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications was to produce a text that introduces the students to the relevance and excitement of chemistry. Although much of first-year chemistry is taught as a service course, Bruce and Patricia feel there is no reason that the intrinsic excitement and potential of chemistry cannot be the focal point of the text and the course. So, they emphasize the positive aspects of chemistry and its relationship to students' lives, which requires bringing in applications early and often. In addition, the authors feel that many first year chemistry students have an enthusiasm for biologically and medically relevant topics, so they use an integrated approach in their text that includes explicit discussions of biological and environmental applications of chemistry. Topics relevant to materials science are also introduced to meet the more specific needs of engineering students.

General Chemistry: An Atoms-first Approach

by John E. Mcmurry Robert C. Fay

This text tells a cohesive story about chemistry that follows an intuitive logic by progressing from the simplest building blocks to successively more complex concepts. It follows a unified thread of ideas that help students build a better foundation and ultimately gain a deeper understanding.

General Chemistry Experiments

by Anil J. Elias

This novel collection of twenty-two experiments, covering all areas of practical chemistry, has been introduced for the chemistry courses of Indian Institute of Technologies and other institutions where chemistry is taught at undergraduate level.

General Chemistry: An Integrated Appraoch

by John William Hill Ralph H. Petrucci

More than any other, this book offers balance - in the topics presented, in its approach to problem solving, and in its presentation of the subject of chemistry. Integrated coverage of organic and biochemistry; integrated applications; integrated tools that foster operational problem-solving and conceptual understanding; and an integrated media learning program. Expanded coverage of key chemistry topics such as organic chemistry, biochemistry, material science, and environmental chemistry.

General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

by Peter Davies Henry Morshead

No project combined radical innovation and political furore quite like the F-111 program. It was intended as the world's biggest, most expensive defence procurement plan when it began in 1962. The aim was 'commonality'; the equipment of the USAF, US Navy and several foreign customers with a single type of fighter. It produced a superb strike aircraft which played a crucial role in three conflicts and was the only aircraft specifically mentioned by Moscow in the SALT disarmament talks that preceded the end of the Cold War. Its successors, the F-15E Eagle, B-1B Lancer and Panavia Tornado owe much to the experience gained on the F-111 Aardvark.The variable-sweep wing and the turbofan jet engine enabled a large, heavily armed, two-seat fighter-bomber to operate from aircraft carriers and 3,000 ft unpaved runways with sufficient fuel economy to fly very long-range nuclear interdiction or combat patrol missions at speeds up to Mach 2.5. Contract negotiations always favoured the USAF's priorities. The weight of the Navy version, the F-111B soon made it impossible to operate it from aircraft carriers and it was abandoned. The USAF, meanwhile persisted with its F-111A version to replace the F-105 Thunderchief. Massive cost increases and design issues delayed and disrupted their use for a decade.The F-111A's return to Vietnam in September 1972 showed the aircraft to be extremely successful in pin-point attacks on targets in all weathers, mainly at night, using its terrain following radar and heavy loads of external ordnance. It was used in 1986 for a long-range punitive attack on Libya, and in Operation Desert Storm both F-111 wings were the principal strikers against Saddam Hussein's planes and tanks. With ECM and pioneering digital avionics versions, the sheer variety of F-111 sub-types, all built in comparatively small numbers that partly caused its eventual withdrawal from USAF use in the late 1990s for cost reasons. The Aardvark's career ended in 2010.Despite its uncertain start the F-111 proved to be one of the most successful and influential designs of the 1960s. Its radical 'swing wing' was adopted by the F-14 Tomcat, Panavia Tornado and Rockwell B-1B Lancer while its turbofan-type engines became standard in many combat aircraft. F-111 crews pioneered tactics using terrain-following and laser targeting devices that made the F-15E Eagle's missions possible. Its 4,000 low-altitude penetration missions during Operation Linebacker in Vietnam proved that solo aircraft deliver crippling blows to enemy capability with impunity.The F-111's retirement appears to have created a surge of interest in the type. Visually dramatic in appearance, the F-111 versions have appeared in a variety of colour schemes. Some had striking nose art and some of my unique collection of these images could appear in colour for the first time.

A General Framework for Reasoning On Inconsistency

by Cristian Molinaro V. S. Subrahmanian Leila Amgoud Maria Vanina Martinez

This SpringerBrief proposes a general framework for reasoning about inconsistency in a wide variety of logics, including inconsistency resolution methods that have not yet been studied. The proposed framework allows users to specify preferences on how to resolve inconsistency when there are multiple ways to do so. This empowers users to resolve inconsistency in data leveraging both their detailed knowledge of the data as well as their application needs. The brief shows that the framework is well-suited to handle inconsistency in several logics, and provides algorithms to compute preferred options. Finally, the brief shows that the framework not only captures several existing works, but also supports reasoning about inconsistency in several logics for which no such methods exist today.

General George Washington: A Military Life

by Edward G. Lengel

"The most comprehensive and authoritative study of Washington's military career ever written. " -Joseph J. Ellis, author of His Excellency: George Washington Based largely on George Washington's personal papers, this engrossing book paints a vivid, factual portrait of Washington the soldier. An expert in military history, Edward Lengel demonstrates that the "secret" to Washington's excellence lay in his completeness, in how he united the military, political, and personal skills necessary to lead a nat...

The General in His Labyrinth

by Gabriel García Márquez Edith Grossman

Tale about Simon Bolivar, the general who dreamed of freeing South America from Spain.

General Knowledge: Questions & Answers

by K. Gomathy Reddy

Quizzing in India has a hoary history. With television and its myriad channels playing host to a lot of quiz competitions, there are more quizzers in our country than ever before. The broad theme around which this book was created was not to check what one already know but to help all find out about things that all are interested to know about. There is an interesting mix of questions on India, the World, Sports, Physical sciences, Earth and the Universe and some interesting 'Did you know?' facts. Everyone will find this an easy to read, written in a non-competitive style. After browsing through a few pages we can use this to get ready for the next session of competitive quizzing.

General Managers

by John P. Kotter

In this unprecedented study of America's leading executives, John Kotter shatters the popular management notion of the effective "generalist" manager who can step into any business or division and run it. Based on his first-hand observations of fifteen top GMs from nine major companies, Kotter persuasively shows that the best manager is actually a specialist who has spent most of his or her career in one industry, learning its intricacies and establishing cooperative working relationships. Acquiring the painstaking knowledge and large, informal networks vital to being a successful manager takes years; outsiders, no matter how talented or well-trained seldom can do as well, this in-depth profile reveals. Much more than a fascinating collective portrait of the day-to-day activities of today's top executives, The General Managers provides stimulating new insights into the nature of modern management and the tactics of its most accomplished practitioners.

General of the Dead Army

by Ismail Kadare Derek Coltman

The story is about an Italian and a German general, both of whom have been sent to Albania twenty years after the war to dig up the remains of their dead soldiers and return them for burial in their native land. This is a most unlikely happening, for the Communist government is deeply suspicious of all foreigners, potentially spies, let alone two generals. The book, however, alternates between fiction and authenticity.

General, Organic, And Biochemistry: An Applied Approach

by James Armstrong

Focusing on key topics important in allied health and nursing careers, this engaging book is ideal for readers who have had no prior exposure to chemistry. Emphasizing problem-solving techniques, the book takes the most direct path to biomolecules and metabolic processes, provides a wealth of worked examples to help readers understand key chemical concepts, includes novel and relevant "Health Notes" in the margins, and weaves biological and medical applications throughout.

General Patton: A Soldier's Life

by Stanley P. Hirshson

Extensive biography of a controversial World War II General.

General Practice: A Sector General Omnibus

by James White

This book contains: Code Blue Emergency; and The Genocidal Healers and continues the story of the largest interspecies hospital in the galaxy.

General Relativity

by M. P. Hobson G. P. Efstathiou A. N. Lasenby

After reviewing the basic concept of general relativity, this introduction discusses its mathematical background, including the necessary tools of tensor calculus and differential geometry. These tools are used to develop the topic of special relativity and to discuss electromagnetism in Minkowski spacetime. Gravitation as spacetime curvature is introduced and the field equations of general relativity derived. After applying the theory to a wide range of physical situations, the book concludes with a brief discussion of classical field theory and the derivation of general relativity from a variational principle.

General Science (2nd Edition)

by Lucy Jane Bledsoe

This textbook contains unit lessons on What is Science?, Life Science, Physical Science and Earth Science.

General Sherman's Christmas

by Stanley Weintraub

From the author of the bestselling Silent Night comes a close look at the embattled holiday season of 1864, when Major General W. T. Sherman gave President Lincoln the city of Savannah and paved the way for the end of the Civil War. General Sherman's Christmas opens on Thanksgiving Day 1864. Sherman was relentlessly pushing his troops nearly three hundred miles across Georgia in his "March to the Sea," to reach Savannah just days before Christmas. His methodical encroachment of the city from all sides eventually convinced Confederate general W. J. Hardee, who had refused a demand for surrender of his troops, to slip away in darkness across an improvised causeway and escape to South Carolina. In freezing rain and through terrifying fog, equipment-burdened soldiers crossed a hastily built pontoon bridge spanning the mile-wide Savannah River. Three days before Christmas, the mayor, Richard Arnold, surrendered the city, now populated mostly by women, children, and the slaves who had not fled. General Sherman then telegraphed to Abraham Lincoln, "I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah with 150 heavy guns & plenty of ammunition & also about 25.000 bales of cotton." The fight for Savannah took place as its inhabitants were anxiously preparing for Christmas. Weintraub explores how Christmas was traditionally fÊted in the South and what remained of the holiday to celebrate during the waning last full year of the war. Illustrated with striking period prints, General Sherman's Christmas captures the voices of soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict, as they neared the end of a long war.

The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money

by John Maynard Keynes

A landmark book on economics

A General Theory of Love

by Thomas Lewis Fari Amini Richard Lannon

Drawing on new scientific discoveries and seventy years of collective clinical experience, three psychiatrists unravel life's most elemental mystery: the nature of love. A primordial area of the brain, far older than reason or thinking, creates both the capacity and the need for emotional intimacy that all humans share. A General Theory of Lovedescribes the workings of this ancient, pivotal urge and reveals that our nervous systems are not self-contained. Instead, our brains link with those of the people close to us, in a silent rhythm that makes up the very life force of the body. These wordless and powerful ties determine our moods, stabilize and maintain our health and well-being, and change the structure of our brains. In consequence, who we are and who we become depend, in great part, on whom we love. A General Theory of Loveapplies these and other extraordinary insights to some of the most crucial issues we face in our lives. Its authors explain how relationships function and where love goes wrong, how parents shape a child's developing self, how psychotherapy really works, what curbs and what fosters violent aggression in our children, and how modern society regularly courts disaster by flouting emotional laws it does not yet recognize. A work of rare originality, passion, and eloquence,A General Theory of Lovewill forever change the way you think about human intimacy.

The General Theory of Relativity

by Andrew Debenedictis Anadijiban Das

The General Theory of Relativity: A Mathematical Exposition will serve readers as a modern mathematical introduction to the general theory of relativity. Throughout the book, examples, worked-out problems, and exercises (with hints and solutions) are furnished. Topics in this book include, but are not limited to: tensor analysis the special theory of relativity the general theory of relativity and Einstein's field equations spherically symmetric solutions and experimental confirmations static and stationary space-time domains black holes cosmological models algebraic classifications and the Newman-Penrose equations the coupled Einstein-Maxwell-Klein-Gordon equations appendices covering mathematical supplements and special topics Mathematical rigor, yet very clear presentation of the topics make this book a unique text for both university students and research scholars. Anadijiban Das has taught courses on Relativity Theory at The University College of Dublin, Ireland, Jadavpur University, India, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA, and Simon Fraser University, Canada. His major areas of research include, among diverse topics, the mathematical aspects of general relativity theory. Andrew DeBenedictis has taught courses in Theoretical Physics at Simon Fraser University, Canada, and is also a member of The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. His research interests include quantum gravity, classical gravity, and semi-classical gravity.

General Winston's Daughter

by Sharon Shinn

Averie Winston travels with her guardian to Chiarrin, a country her father's army has occupied, and once she arrives and is reunited with her fiance, she discovers that her notions about politics, the military, and even her fiance have changed.

Showing 78,001 through 78,025 of 146,516 results

Help

Select your download format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. For more details, visit the Formats page under the Getting Started tab.

See and hear words read aloud
  • DAISY Text - See words on the screen and hear words being read aloud with the text-to-speech voice installed on your reading tool. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Can also be used in audio-only mode. Compatible with many reading tools, including Bookshare’s free reading tools.
  • DAISY Text with Images - Similar to DAISY Text with the addition of images within the Text. Your reading tool must support images.
  • Read Now with Bookshare Web Reader - Read and see images directly from your Internet browser without downloading! Text-to-speech voicing and word highlighting are available on Google Chrome (extension installation required). Other browsers can be used with limited features. Learn more
Listen to books with audio only
  • DAISY Audio - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate by page, chapter, section, and more. Must be used with a DAISY Audio compatible reading tool.
  • MP3 - Listen to books in audio-only mode with the high-quality Kendra voice by Ivona pre-installed. Navigate using tracks. Can be used with any MP3 player.
Read in Braille
  • BRF (Braille Ready Format) - Read with any BRF compatible refreshable braille display; navigate using the search or find feature.
  • DAISY Text - Read with any DAISY 3.0 compatible refreshable braille display, navigate by page, chapter, section, and more.
  • Embossed Braille - Use Bookshare’s DAISY Text or BRF formats to generate embossed braille.