By Margie Siegal
Harley-Davidson: phrases that evoke the open American highway and the “Made in the US” culture like no others. The sweeping chopper handlebars, the targeted throaty low pace rumble of the engine and the unmistakable emblem are all well-known internationally. This publication expertly ties jointly the mechanical evolution of Harley's engines – from the earliest motorized pedal bicycles to the enduring heavyweight dual cylinder V-engines we all know and love at the present time – and the social heritage of the brand's extra special upward thrust within the 20th century, as leading edge survivor of the nice melancholy, provider of the army in the course of either international Wars and enduring image of freedom and uprising. it's absolutely illustrated with images of the motorcycles and those that have ridden them in addition to examples of Harley-Davidson's particular layout aesthetic in ads and collectibles.
By Yosefa Loshitzky
Winner, a decision extraordinary educational e-book, 2002
The fight to forge a collective nationwide id on the cost of competing plural identities has preoccupied Israeli society because the founding of the kingdom of Israel. during this publication, Yosefa Loshitzky explores how significant Israeli movies of the Eighties and Nineties have contributed considerably to the method of id formation by means of reflecting, projecting, and developing debates round Israeli nationwide identity.
Loshitzky specializes in 3 significant foundational websites of the fight over Israeli identification: the Holocaust, the query of the Orient, and the so-called (in an ironic historic twist of the "Jewish question") Palestinian query. the flicks she discusses elevate primary questions about the identification of Jewish Holocaust survivors and their childrens (the "second generation"), Jewish immigrants from Muslim nations or Mizrahim (particularly the second one new release of Israeli Mizrahim), and Palestinians. spotting that victimhood marks all of the identities represented within the motion pictures less than dialogue, Loshitzky doesn't deal with every one identification crew as a separate and coherent entity, yet quite makes an attempt to work out the conflation, interaction, and clash between them.
By Chris Cheng
Chris Cheng received the identify of “Top Shot,” a $100,000 funds prize, and a pro marksman agreement with the exhibit sponsor, Bass professional outlets. How did a tech aid man who didn’t shoot loads of weapons beat out seventeen different competitors—including pro army veterans, legislation enforcement officials, and seasoned marksmen—in background Channel’s Top Shot season 4?
An first-class consultant for starting shooters, Cheng specializes in the fundamentals and ammunition of pistols, rifles, and shotguns, marksmanship basics, and purchasing a firearm. different chapters include:
Dry fireplace Practice
Safely Storing Your Firearm
Cleaning and preserving Your Guns
And a lot more!
Additionally, Cheng covers his method of staying calm stressed, teamwork, sportsmanship, and management. those features contributed to his popping out on best and staying above the fray.
With a foreword written through Top Shot season three champion Dustin Ellermann and an afterword written by way of the unique Top Shot champion Iain Harrison, Shoot to Win is certain to delight shooters of all stripes, yet in particular lovers of heritage Channel’s software Top Shot.
Skyhorse Publishing is proud to post a huge diversity of books for hunters and firearms lovers. We put up books approximately shotguns, rifles, handguns, goal capturing, gun gathering, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun fix, and wasteland survival. We submit books on deer looking, sizeable online game searching, small online game searching, wing capturing, turkey searching, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing capturing, looking canine, and extra. whereas no longer each identify we submit turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're dedicated to publishing books on matters which are occasionally ignored by means of different publishers and to authors whose paintings will possibly not in a different way discover a home.
By Constance Classen
Odor is a social phenomenon, given specific meanings and values through various cultures. Odours shape the construction blocks of cosmologies, classification hierarchies, and political odours. they could implement social constructions or transgress them, unite humans or divide them, empower or disempower. The authors argue that the sociology of scent is repressed in the trendy West, and its social heritage overlooked. This e-book breaks the "olfactory silence" of modernity. It deals the 1st accomplished exploration of the cultural position of odours in Western historical past - from antiquity to the current. It additionally covers a large variey of non-Western societies. Its themes diversity from the medieval notion of the "odour of sanctity", to the aromatherapies of South the USA, and from olfactory stereotypes of gender and ethnicity within the glossy West to the position of odor in postmodernity. Its subject material will fascinate an individual who loves to nostril round within the internal workings of tradition.
By Keyvan Nayyeri
ASP.NET SignalR is the recent approach to real-time conversation among servers and consumers in .NET. Use it to push new facts to an internet web page or cellular gadget once it turns into to be had, no matter if it’s a notification, reside chat, up to the moment monetary information, or a variety of different fascinating purposes. recommendations like Google dwell seek and reside fb and Twitter updates are pushing clients’ expectancies of the real-time internet. With Pro ASP.NET SignalR, you could sign up for this revolution and study talents that would be beneficial for years to come.
Pro ASP.NET SignalR starts off with an advent to the real-time net. find out about the applied sciences underlying the SignalR library, reminiscent of WebSockets and long-polling, and the way SignalR elegantly flips among them looking on the services of the customer. subsequent, meet the innovations of hubs and chronic connections and the way to take advantage of them to construct the parts of an ASP.NET SignalR software. the right way to expand, try out, debug, configure, scale, and host your functions, and the way to focus on more than a few consumers, together with home windows and iOS.
The e-book rounds off with case studies—a inventory industry fee updater, and a collaborative drawing application—so you may get to grips with SignalR in a pragmatic situation, utilizing a extensive variety of the ideas coated in prior chapters.
As real-time updates to net and cellular apps develop into the norm, Pro ASP.NET SignalR could be your in-depth, one-stop spouse to this new and interesting technology.
What you’ll learn
- The suggestion of hubs and hub proxies, and the way to take advantage of them to construct SignalR functions speedy and simply
- The thought of chronic connections and the way to take advantage of them to construct extra complicated SignalR purposes
- Debugging SignalR functions
- Configuring and scaling SignalR purposes
- Hosting SignalR purposes on home windows Azure
- How to use these kind of suggestions to a true ASP.NET or home windows shop app
Who this e-book is for
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: creation to the Real-Time net and ASP.NET SignalR
Chapter 2: evaluation of SignalR
Chapter three: constructing SignalR functions utilizing Hubs
Chapter four: operating with chronic Connections
Chapter five: Debugging and Testing
Chapter 6: SignalR Clients
Chapter 7: Extending SignalR
Chapter eight: Configuration and Security
Chapter nine: construction a inventory marketplace fee Updater
Chapter 10: development a Collaborative Drawing Application
Monetary Accounting and Reporting is the hottest textual content out there. Now absolutely up to date in its 15th version, it comprises wide assurance of overseas Accounting criteria (IAS) and foreign monetary Reporting criteria (IFRS). This market-leading textual content bargains scholars a transparent, well-structured and finished therapy of the topic. Supported by way of illustrations and workouts, the publication presents a powerful stability of theoretical and conceptual assurance and is offered with MyAccountingLab. scholars utilizing this ebook will achieve the information and abilities to aid them practice present criteria, and significantly appraise the underlying suggestions and fiscal reporting tools. what's MyAccountingLab? it really is a web instructional and overview method that has been becoming more popular with scholars and teachers around the globe for over ten years. With greater than 300,000 registered scholars in 2010 doing four million assignments, MyAccountingLab is the simplest and trustworthy studying resolution for accounting to be had this day. positive aspects contain: a personalized learn plan for every scholar * A financial institution of difficulties which are used for self-study or assigned through teachers as homework, exams or quizzes and that are immediately marked * studying aids which aid advisor scholars step by step via fixing an issue and gives them with immediate suggestions * An annotatable publication for speedy reference and comfort * Exportable gradebook to benefit extra, stopover at www.myaccountinglab.com
By Jacques Neirynck
Based on a variety of discussions with experts, this ebook examines the kinfolk of the mind with the brain, of humanity with the physique. it truly is prepared in chapters that may be learn in continuity, however it can be attainable to find them in a distinct way.
By Arthur Akers
The buzz and the glitz of mechatronics has shifted the engineering community’s consciousness clear of fluid energy structures lately. notwithstanding, fluid energy nonetheless continues to be positive in lots of functions in comparison to electric or mechanical energy transmission equipment. Designers are left with few useful assets to assist within the layout and research of fluid energy platforms, specifically while drawing close fluid strength for the 1st time.
Helping you conquer those hurdles, Hydraulic strength process Analysis demonstrates smooth computer-aided analytical suggestions used to version nonlinear, dynamic fluid energy structures. Following an outline of fluid energy, the authors research a number of proper fluid houses, power calculations, and regular kingdom and dynamic research besides a evaluate of computerized regulate concept. Turning to modeling, the following few chapters tackle valves and vehicles after which practice dynamic modeling to examples in relation to pumps, hydrostatic transmissions, and valves. The ebook features a specified bankruptcy exhibiting tips to mix circulation resistance equations with the differential equations governing dynamic process functionality. the ultimate bankruptcy interprets electric circuit concept innovations to noise attenuation in fluid strength structures.
Illustrated with many equations, sensible machine modeling examples, and workouts, Hydraulic strength process Analysis presents a much-needed modernization of dynamic modeling for fluid energy platforms utilizing strong computational tools.
By Jonathan Bender
There are sixty two LEGO bricks for everyone on this planet, and at age 30, Jonathan Bender learned that he did not have a unmarried certainly one of them. whereas reconsidering his youth dream of changing into a grasp version builder for The LEGO staff, he discovers the lads and girls who're skewing the averages with collections of thousands of LEGO bricks. what's it concerning the ubiquitous, brightly coloured toys that makes them so challenging for everybody to place down?
In seek of solutions and event, Jonathan Bender units out to discover the quirky international of grownup fanatics of LEGO (AFOLs) whereas changing into a builder himself. As he participates in demanding situations at fan conventions, searches for the most important deepest assortment within the usa, and visits LEGO headquarters (where he was once allowed into the pinnacle mystery set vault), he unearths his LEGO trip twinned with a moment inventive endeavor—to have a toddler. His worlds intertwine as he awaits the end result: Will he win a construct festival or carry a brand new fan of LEGO into the realm? like all exceptional love tale, this one has surprises—and a contented ending.
- Explores the realm of grownup enthusiasts of LEGO, from rediscovering the adolescence joys of creating with LEGO to comparing LEGO's position in tradition and art
- Takes an within examine LEGO conventions, group taboos, and construct demanding situations and is going behind-the-scenes at LEGO headquarters and LEGOLAND
- Tells a hot and private tale concerning the try to construct with LEGO and construct a family
Whether you are an avid LEGO freak or a onetime fan who now stocks LEGO bricks along with your young children, this publication will attract the interior builder in you and reignite a love for all issues LEGO.
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