Atlantic: The Last Great Race of Princes by Scott Cookman

By Scott Cookman

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''Atlantic is a stirring tale that illuminates a paranormal interval in our maritime historical past. Scott Cookman weaves the compelling plot in a way that may fascinate either the landlubber and the sailor alike. The schooner Atlantic’s transatlantic racing checklist has remained unbeaten for almost a century–and the tale at the back of the race makes that fulfillment much more remarkable. Cookman has performed his homework good and unfolds that tale web page by way of web page . . . the reader can almost about believe the icy lash of a North Atlantic swell crashing aboard because the titanic crusing craft are pushed towards their vacation spot via women and men whose desires and objectives (and even the satisfaction in their international locations) hold within the balance.'' –Peter Isler, America’s Cup veteran, writer of the bestselling crusing for Dummies, and Editor at huge for crusing international

''Outstanding. Cookman is both adept at depicting the gut-wrenching rigidity of ocean racing; the politics, intrigues, and skullduggery of billionaires, society snobs, and sailors who make Captain Ahab look the version of restraint; and a gilded, vanished period lower than the collection hurricane clouds of war.'' –Neil Hanson, writer of The customized of the ocean

''In 1905, the main to unlocking America’s monetary strength was once rapid commute around the Atlantic. Scott Cookman recounts in meticulous aspect the fanatical race for maritime supremacy. Scions and captains of took the problem by way of racing around the ocean.'' –Gary Jobson, America’s Cup—winning tactician on Ted Turner’s brave (1977) and ESPN crusing analyst

''Anyone who has ever been to sea, or dreamed of a crusing experience, might be captivated through this amazing seafaring tale. it's a ideal stability of historical past, intrigue, and interval personalities that would make your hands sweat as you rush headlong via typhoon and fog to the finish.'' –Rockwell B. Harwood, Commodore, Stamford Yacht membership (1999—2001)

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The Amazing Wood-Gas Camping Stove: A Simple DIY Project by Paul Andrulis

By Paul Andrulis

The awesome Wood-Gas Stove walks you step-by-step in the course of the development of a small and cheap wood-gas (wood gasification) camping out range. These wood-gas stoves may be outfitted for free from fabrics if you have already available or can simply find. tips on how to simply make and use this really outstanding, but quite basic range design.
The devices defined during this booklet are converted downdraft coaxial gasification stoves. you are going to learn the way this range compares to different tenting stoves in side-by-side comparative research. you can find how and why it really works, its power makes use of, and add-ons you may make for the unit. 
Though initially designed for outside use - together with mountaineering, tenting, searching, fishing, and barren region survival - observe the range that's ideal for significant emergency use besides. The gas is loose, and the range might be outfitted for free utilizing recycled materials. 
The awesome Wood-Gas range is for an individual who's artful, has a love of the outside, or desires to arrange for emergencies.
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Cancer Risk Assessment: Chemical Carcinogenesis, Hazard by Ching-Hung Hsu, Todd Stedeford

By Ching-Hung Hsu, Todd Stedeford

With a weight-of-the-evidence method, melanoma hazard overview indentifies risks, determines dose-response relationships, and assesses publicity to symbolize the real chance. This booklet specializes in the quantitative equipment for undertaking chemical melanoma probability checks for solvents, metals, combos, and nanoparticles. It hyperlinks those to the fundamental toxicology and biology of melanoma, besides the affects on regulatory directions and criteria. via delivering insightful viewpoint, melanoma danger evaluation is helping researchers strengthen a discriminate eye by way of studying info correctly and setting apart proper info from inaccurate.

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Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Prevention of Head and Neck by Wayne M. Koch, Melonie Nance (auth.), Andrew F. Olshan Ph.D.

By Wayne M. Koch, Melonie Nance (auth.), Andrew F. Olshan Ph.D. (eds.)

Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Prevention of Head and Neck melanoma presents a present viewpoint at the epidemiology of head and neck melanoma. Cancers of the oral hollow space, pharynx, and larynx include a major crew of tumors with diversified foreign styles of occurrence and mortality, confirmed institutions with tobacco and alcohol use, the human papilloma virus, and power determinants of genetic susceptibility. due to those elements, head and neck melanoma deals a different perception into mechanisms of melanoma initiation and development and gene-exposure interplay. This ebook brings jointly the newest epidemiologic and molecular genetic proof concerning the styles of prevalence and factors of head and neck melanoma. additionally, Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Prevention of Head and Neck melanoma considers methods to chemoprevention, and includes a multidisciplinary point of view together with salient medical, pathologic, molecular, and epidemiologic contributions.

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Ética erótica: Una manera diferente de sentir by Javier Sádaba

By Javier Sádaba

Para los angeles mayoría, l. a. ética no es más que una mera exposición y discusión de los deberes positivos y negativos que tendrían que regir el comportamiento humano. Pero esa concepción de l. a. ética queda coja. Le falta el desarrollo de los angeles vida buena y l. a. felicidad, dos aspectos sumamente importantes y a los que no se les presta l. a. necesaria atención.

A esa otra ética, l. a. ética erótica, que no habla de obligaciones, sino que aconseja y recuerda, que abarca todo tipo de ámbitos y contextos, tanto de l. a. vida pública como de los angeles privada, dedica Javier Sádaba este libro.Porque esa es l. a. ética que atiende a nuestros deseos teniendo siempre presente, frente al realismo chato, que somos un haz de posibilidades.

Con humor, con sensibilidad y con elegancia, el autor de los angeles vida buena defiende en esta obra los angeles imaginación, los distintos placeres y el respeto a las diferentes formas de sentir, y reivindica, de forma apasionada, una ética que dé los angeles palabra a los sentidos, a los sentimientos y, de manera muy especial, a los deseos.

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The Emergence of Sexuality: Historical Epistemology and the by Arnold I. Davidson

By Arnold I. Davidson

In a ebook that strikes among philosophy and background, and with lasting importance for either, Arnold Davidson elaborates a robust new strategy for contemplating the background of innovations and the character of medical wisdom, a mode he calls “historical epistemology.” He applies this technique to the heritage of sexuality, with vital outcomes for our realizing of hope, abnormality, and sexuality itself.

In Davidson’s view, it used to be the emergence of a technology of sexuality that made it attainable, even inevitable, for us to develop into preoccupied with our precise sexuality. old epistemology makes an attempt to bare how this new type of event that we name “sexuality” is associated with the emergence of recent constructions of data, and particularly to a brand new sort of reasoning and the suggestions hired inside it. therefore Davidson exhibits how, beginning within the moment half the 19th century, a brand new psychiatric sort of reasoning approximately ailments emerges that makes attainable, between different issues, statements approximately sexual perversion that quick turn into usual in discussions of sexuality.

Considering quite a lot of examples, from Thomas Aquinas to Freud, Davidson develops the methodological classes of Georges Canguilhem and Michel Foucault with a view to research the heritage of our adventure of normativity and its deviations.

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Biopsy Interpretation of the Uterine Cervix and Corpus by Anais Malpica MD, Elizabeth D. Euscher MD

By Anais Malpica MD, Elizabeth D. Euscher MD

Part of the great Biopsy Interpretation sequence, the second one version of Biopsy Interpretation of the Uterine Cervix and Corpus presents an easy-to-follow, sensible method of basic histology, non-neoplastic stipulations, and neoplasia of the cervix and uterine physique. concentrating on the commonest biopsies, this updated bench reference emphasizes morphologic beneficial properties and immunohistochemistry within the diagnostic fabric, with shut cognizance paid to differential prognosis, together with benign mimics of tumors.

Key Features

  • Stay modern with what’s new in gynecologic pathology with an all-new bankruptcy on metastatic tumors, plus up to date references and terminology throughout.
  • Focus on differential analysis and often encountered pitfalls of the most typical entities saw within the cervix, endometrium, and myometrium.
  • Clearly visualize the specimens you’re prone to see with 1000's of high quality pictures, either within the textual content and online.
  • Get updated counsel on ancillary assessments corresponding to in situ hybridization for HPV and molecular reports for microsatellite instability review and molar pregnancy.
  • Test your wisdom online with over 50 questions perfect for self-assessment.
Now with the print version, benefit from the bundled interactive e-book version, providing capsule, cellphone, or on-line entry to:
  • 50 questions for assessment and self-assessment, plus over 1,000 extra full-color images on hand purely online.
  • Complete content material with better navigation
  • Powerful seek instruments and shrewdpermanent navigation cross-links that pull effects from content material within the e-book, your notes, or even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for simple navigation
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