July 1, 2022
The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology Book

The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology | Download eBook Read Pdf-ePub-Kindle

Download full pdf book The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology by M. Causey,E. Meehan,N. O'Dwyer available in full 242 pages, and make sure to check out other latest books Performing Arts related to The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology below.

The Performing Subject in the Space of Technology

By M. Causey,E. Meehan,N. O'Dwyer
  • ISBN Code: : 1137438169
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 242
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 428
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : the-performing-subject-in-the-space-of-technology.pdf

Book Excerpt :

This book reflects on the aftermath of shifts encountered in the maturing of digital culture in areas of critical theory and artistic practices, focusing on the awareness that contemporary subjectivity is one that dwells within both the virtual and the real.

Recommended Books For Reading

  • Syncopation

    A Book written by Anna Zabo, published by Carina Press 2018-04-09 - pages - part of Fiction books.

    Get eBook
  • A Soldier's Trial: An Episode of the Canteen Crusade
    A Soldier's Trial: An Episode of the Canteen Crusade

    A Book written by Charles King, published by Litres 2017-09-05 - pages - part of Fiction books.

    Get eBook
  • Death on the Hellships
    Death on the Hellships

    A Book written by Gregory Michno, published by Naval Institute Press 2016-07-15 - 384 pages - part of History books.

    Get eBook
  • Terrorist Invisible Attack
    Terrorist Invisible Attack

    A Book written by Bob Beare, published by AuthorHouse 2012-03-07 - 284 pages - part of Fiction books.

    Get eBook
  • Violent Men
    Violent Men

    A Book written by Eric Flore, published by Xlibris Corporation 2006-11-30 - 499 pages - part of Religion books.

    Get eBook
  • Policing the Big Apple
    Policing the Big Apple

    A Book written by Jules Stewart, published by Reaktion Books 2021-10-13 - 272 pages - part of History books.

    Get eBook
  • The Winter Man
    The Winter Man

    A Book written by Perry Bhandal, published by Kirlian Pictures 2020-03-05 - 368 pages - part of Fiction books.

    Get eBook

Read Also This Books

The Pepperdogs

By Bing West
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 0743238036
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 714
  • Pdf File: the-pepperdogs.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Serbs behind them were preparing to attack, and in front of them lay open ground, flat and white as a shroud. We've run a hundred miles, Lang thought, to come up a football field short. When a fellow Marine is kidnapped, Captain Mark Lang and his recon team, the Pepperdogs, disobey orders and cross into snowbound Serbia to rescue him. A leader who can't quit, Lang is urged on by his team members. Five New York City reservists -- a trader, a fireman, an auto mechanic, a fitness trainer and a computer geek -- set out on an impossible odyssey. Superbly fit and equipped, they employ speed, ambush and the Internet to close in on their target. After a team member sends back e-mails describing their firefights, the Pepperdogs become front-page news. Once Weekend Warriors, by the end of their mission they are the most feared unit in Europe, fighting anyone who stands in their way. The press calls them "The Wild Bunch on technological steroids." Lang, haunted by memories of his missing buddy's dying mother, knows the horrific costs they are inflicting but won't turn back. Their rescue mission, condemned by the military, slowly escalates into a standoff between the Oval Office and NATO Europe with the world watching. A razor-sharp storyteller and Pentagon insider, Bing West unleashes a blistering techno thriller that probes the limits of physical and mental endurance. Drawing on firsthand knowledge of combat, West fuses the grit of Blackhawk Down with the behind-the-scenes intrigue of The West Wing, showing how in the near future a squad can become wired to the White House, to the dismay of the traditional chain of command. The Pepperdogs is a gripping story about American reserves, conflicting loyalties and devotion to comrade. What price will a nation pay to save one life?


By Travis Angry,Wendie Davis-Grauer
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Book Code : 1614486506
  • Total of Pages : 195
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 476
  • Pdf File: change.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In a “brutally honest” memoir, a motivational speaker, military veteran, and cancer survivor reveals how hope can bring about positive change (Ernie Johnson, Jr., sportscaster TNT/TBS). Change: If I Can, You Can is the story of a man destined for as much turmoil as life can provide. Travis Angry created his identity through childhood rebellion, dropping out of school, being in the military, fighting cancer, marrying, divorcing, raising children as a single father, obtaining a college degree, writing a memoir, and working as a professional speaker. Angry’s gift is showing others how to resolve fear. His mission is to help teenagers, parents, teachers, coaches, and youth group directors to understand their lives and use hope as a tool for positive change. “Travis’ story will make you want to scream and shout. His perseverance and strength is truly inspiring! He is making a positive impact within his family and community. He is truly making a difference one page at a time.” —Jordin Sparks, singer/actress

Memoirs Of A Pioneer Aviator

By Terry Finney
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Book Code : 1525524364
  • Total of Pages : 134
  • Category : History
  • Members : 572
  • Pdf File: memoirs-of-a-pioneer-aviator.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Memoirs Of A Pioneer Aviator is a record of the author's experiences in the Royal Air Force from 1924 to 1930. Here is a story of the humour and tragedy that touched the daily lives of the officers and enlisted men of the R.A.F. during that time. It is a valuable link to an era long past and a part of aviation that no longer exists outside of aviation museums. Here, also, is a story about early aircraft operations; about flying in zero visibility, sometimes in formation with other aircraft, before the advent of instrument flight regulations. It gives us a taste of the risks those aviators took and the judgement they needed to survive. This book is a must for aviation buffs. Within its pages, flight instructors will discover the origins of their trade. Terry Finney's story is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of aviation.

The Shark Mutiny

By Patrick Robinson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061832928
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 669
  • Pdf File: the-shark-mutiny.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An oil tanker mysteriously explodes in the Persian Gulf. Then a second . . . and a third. To the President's National Security Adviser Admiral Arnold Morgan it is more than a tragic coincidence—it is a brazen act of aggression that must not stand. In partnership with Iran, the Chinese navy has mined the Strait of Hormuz, intending to hold the world's oil supply hostage. Now eighty percent of America's active sea power is being mobilized—including U.S.S. Shark, an aging nuclear submarine on its final tour of duty—to dismantle a deadly alliance between two powerful enemies. But something goes terribly wrong during a bold retaliatory SEAL assault on China's Indian Ocean power plants—a disaster that spawns death, disbelief, rage . . . and rebellion. And with a volatile world on the brink of catastrophic conflict, the commanders of a nuclear boat in the twilight of glory must confront a nightmare as devastating as it is unthinkable: mutiny!

Codename: Jumping Spider

By Christine J. W. Chu
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing Singapore
  • Book Code : 1482829320
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 129
  • Pdf File: codename.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the small town of Tirjuan, a series of murders has been taking place. Girls have gone missing mysteriously, only to be found dead with no apparent cause of death. Three years later, the local authorities are no closer to finding out who the serial killer is. The investigation into these unsolved murders continues as more names are added to the list of victims. Now the unsolved murder cases of Tirjuan have been brought to the attention of the National Security Secret Service. The NSSS, now taking over the investigation, decides to bring in one of their finest agents to handle these unsolved mysteries. Ironically, this was the home town of Special Agent Catherine Nelson, code name Jumping Spider, filled with her past associates and memories. She possesses a sharp and almost unparalleled acuity, but will it be enough for her to take down a serial killer who might be hiding among her trusted ones?

Seven Seals Redux

By Connie Myres
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Feather and Fermion Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 716
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 655
  • Pdf File: seven-seals-redux.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This Complete Apocalyptic Novel Series (Books 1-7) begins when ragtag survivors of an alien invasion try to save humanity from the Book of Revelation’s seven seals. Tag along with the gang as they fight their way through the apocalypse while facing zombies, aliens, and a few strange creatures. (Book 1) Sarah Van Dam is a divorced mom with two teenage sons, Willis and Georgie. Dealing with her abusive ex-husband is nothing when compared to the return of the seven seals from the Book of Revelation. The first seal, White Horse, brings an alien invasion and a false messiah. Earth’s environment is altered, a zombie plague is unleashed, and a hybrid species is created by breeding with the uninfected. A small portion of the population is immune to the spores’ infection; this includes Sarah, her sons and Jack, a man she releases from jail. With the help of scientists Professor Dillon and Max, Father Mitch, a small militia group and a couple pet dogs, these ragtag survivors fight the aliens and attempt to save the planet from the seven judgments. (Book 2) Ragtag survivors of the first seal (White Horse) successfully rid Earth of the aliens. Staying clear of nuclear power plant meltdowns seemed to be the worst thing they would have to deal with, aside from an occasional zombie. That was, until the second seal (Red Horse) was opened and civil unrest began. Zombie cocoons hatched into mutants, children became gunmen, and animals turned violent, even one of their own people began changing into a zombie. When they finally reached the prepper compound where they thought they would find safety, they found something unexpected, instead. (Book 3) Sarah, Jack, Max, Willis, Georgie, Miss Foo, Father Mitch, and prepper Randy are captured by the half-breeds and are to be fed to the alien bioship. While onboard the spaceship, they end up inside Mars where dinosaurs from the Mesozoic Era roam and creatures are jailed. (Book 4) Our ragtag characters must endure the opening of the fourth seal and the violence, famine, pestilence, and beasts that it brings. The zombies have returned, the alien moss has morphed into something more destructive, and The Community has begun taking the tainted biological warfare vaccine again. Will they be able to escape from Death and the aliens? Or will they finally reach their breaking point and be fed to the bioship? Find out by tagging along with the gang in this lighthearted and upbeat story. (Book 5) Forced off Earth because of an alien invasion, our haggard crew must find a new home. While Infinity One is designed for deep space flight, it is virtually untested as it sets out on its maiden voyage into the solar system. (Book 6) Close to perishing, the battered crew of Infinity One must risk their lives—and sacrifice one—to assure that human life continues on. (Book 7) The depleted crew have made many sacrifices as they fought their way through the Book of Revelation’s first six seals. Now with the last seal hanging over their heads, will they finally meet their match in these last days? Find out in this final book of the Seven Seals Redux series. Suspenseful and optimistic, this apocalyptic series follows ordinary people as they try to carry out the impossible task of saving mankind.

The Babel Walker

By Ben Larken
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Gypsy Shadow Publishing
  • Book Code : 161950264X
  • Total of Pages : 395
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 833
  • Pdf File: the-babel-walker.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Sarah Bridges awakens on the roof of an endless skyscraper, kicking off a perilous journey to return to the life she once knew, but otherworldly forces, both inside the tower and on Earth, conspire to stop her at any cost. In Chicago, Eddie Conroy, already reeling from the loss of his wife, plunges into a nightmare as trauma strikes again—this time in the form of a man in a ski mask who abducts Eddie’s son. And in Texas, small-town firefighter Doug Underwood stumbles onto the strangest arson case of his life when he discovers local celebrity and romance author Sarah Bridges floating unconscious in her pool amid the fiery debris that used to be her home. So begins The Babel Walker, a Christian-themed novel brimming with suspense, action, and heart. The tower in question is the same Babel described in Genesis, which now houses the souls of the living. When people die on Earth, they sleepwalk to Babel’s roof, where a tornado of light whisks their souls into Eternity. But Sarah’s not quite dead, giving her an unprecedented chance to find her attacker and save his next victims. But can she stop a madman before her soul slips away from her Earthly body for good?

Marion's Faith

By Charles King
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Book Code : 1776675231
  • Total of Pages : 403
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 418
  • Pdf File: marion-s-faith.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Set against the backdrop of the Sioux War, Marion's Faith is a sequel to author Charles King's most popular novel, The Colonel's Daughter. In this story, a detailed account of cavalry life is offered, with an emphasis on the roles that officers' wives play in supporting -- and sometimes thwarting -- the war effort.

The Watch Series: Book One

By Curtis Brown
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Book Code : 1490867007
  • Total of Pages : 242
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 451
  • Pdf File: the-watch-series.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In an inspired vision of the near future, the current of change in the world accelerates. The Watch Series: Book One mirrors the political conflicts and imminent environmental dangers of our time. Fracking is big business, but while we worry about the fault lines beneath our feet, powers in the East see them as an opportunity waiting to happen. With the fate of the American West Coast at stake, three brothers grow from boys to men, each with his unique expertise and with a shared power that draws them into a brush with fairies and a squad of commandos. The Watch Series promises to blast the genre of religious action-adventure onto the front lines of contemporary fiction.

The White City

By John Claude Bemis
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0375893121
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 554
  • Pdf File: the-white-city.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In The Nine Pound Hammer, John Bemis introduced middle-grade readers to a whole new approach to epic fantasy, founded on characters and themes from American mythology and lore, including the legend of John Henry. Now in the third and final book, the heroes come together at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago for a final confrontation with a businessman and tycoon who is in fact an ageless evil known as the Gog. With his Dark Machine, he intends to bend the world to his ruthless vision of progress and efficiency. It's man versus machine all over again, fighting for the soul of humanity in front of Ferris's Wheel. For fans of adventure fantasy like Percy Jackson and Peter and the Starcatchers.

NEBULAR 22: Panic in the Galaxy

By Thomas Rabenstein
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SciFi-World Medien Verlag
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 120
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 839
  • Pdf File: nebular-22.pdf

Book Short Summary:

While the Solar Union Fleet is partially successful in fighting the Circle of Victors, Toiber Arkroid and his team are still in the Delta Trianguli system, unaware of the events at home. In Ray-Mainai, the sub-terrain metropolis on the planet Equinox, scientists are trying to solve the mystery of how the Progonaut flagship Atlantika was able to reach the Neo-Sapien system without a functioning faster-than-light propulsion system. How was it possible that the Progonaut crew was able to live through thousands and thousands of years without aging? Was the defeated humanoid gnome, who suppressed the will of the Progonauts with his strong mental powers, a member of the Dark Brotherhood? Toiber Arkroid makes a decision with far reaching consequences by flying to the other side of the Milky Way. Now, he begins to understand what kind of danger is looming as he is confronted with the Panic in the Galaxy …

The House of Winslow Collection 2

By Gilbert Morris
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Book Code : 1441229191
  • Total of Pages : 3136
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 106
  • Pdf File: the-house-of-winslow-collection-2.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This series trails the Winslow family through generations of American history, depicting key moments from the eyes of characters experiencing them firsthand. Collection II includes books 11- 20. 11 The Union Belle 12 The Final Adversary 13 The Crossed Sabres 14 The Valiant Gunman 15 The Gallant Outlaw 16 The Jeweled Spur 17 The Yukon Queen 18 The Rough Rider 19 The Iron Lady 20 The Silver Star

King's African Rifles

By Malcolm Page
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Book Code : 1473815789
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : History
  • Members : 374
  • Pdf File: king-s-african-rifles.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Whatever one may think about the rights and wrongs of colonial rule, it is hard to deny that during the first half of the this century those African countries, which then came under British administration enjoyed a period of stability which most now look back upon with a profound sense of loss. Paradoxical though it may seem, one of the bulwarks of that stability was each countrys indigenous army. Trained and officered by the British, these force became a source of both pride and cohesion in their own country, none more so than the Kings African Rifles. founded in 1902 and probably the best known of the East African forces. In this, the first complete history of the East African forces, Malcolm Page, who himself served in the Somaliland Scouts for a number of years, has had access to much new material while researching the history of each unit from its foundation to the time of independence.Historians in several fields will be grateful to him for having put on record this very important period in the annals of both Great Britain and East Africa while the memories of many who served there were still fresh, and they themselves will perhaps be most grateful of all for this lasting tribute to the men they served and who served them, for in that shared sense of duty lay the true spirit of East African Forces.

The Dauntless in Battle

By Peter C. Smith
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Book Code : 1526704625
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : History
  • Members : 819
  • Pdf File: the-dauntless-in-battle.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Douglas SBD Dauntless, a monoplane dive-bomber designed by Ed Heinemann for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps, arrived in service in the months just preceding America’s entry into World War II. The first such aircraft were being shipped out to the USMC units just as the Japanese Task Force arrived in position to launch their attack on Pearl Harbor, while those Dauntless embarked aboard the American aircraft carriers of the Pacific Fleet became among the very first casualties of that surprise attack. Very quickly the Dauntless established herself as a highly accurate naval bomber at sea. However, when the Army Air Force adopted the type (as the Banshee) they lacked the Navy’s expertise at this method of attack and the hastily-deployed units that tried to stem the tide of enemy victory in the Dutch East Indies were overwhelmed and took heavy losses, which gave the USAAC the excuse to abandon the type. The US Navy and Marine flyers fared quite differently. In the early raids on Japanese-held islands - and in 1942 at the naval battles of the Coral Sea and Midway, Eastern Solomons and elsewhere - she proved herself a key and decisive instrument to first halt and then turn the die against Japanese expansion. The SBD (nicknamed ‘Slow But Deadly’) fought ashore the bitter fighting a Guadalcanal and the subsequent Solomon Island campaigns working from both shore and carrier bases. The Royal New Zealand Air Force also formed a squadron with this aircraft that fought at Bougainville with distinction. The Dauntless continued to fight a sea until right up to 1944 and then carried on with the Marine Corps to provide the American Army with close air support in their conquest of the Philippines. The Dauntless also served with the French Air Force and Navy in North Africa, Europe and, post-war, in Vietnam. This is her story.

The Frozen Chosen

By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 147281438X
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : History
  • Members : 471
  • Pdf File: the-frozen-chosen.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In November 1950 The US 1st Marine Division was trapped in the Chosin Reservoir following the intervention of Red China in the Korean War. Fought during the worst blizzard in a century, the ensuing battle is considered by the United States Marine Corps to be 'the Corps' Finest Hour.' The soldiers who fought there would later become known as the 'Frozen Chosen'. Published now in paperback, this incredible story is based on first hand interviews from surviving veterans, telling of heroism and bravery in the face of overwhelming odds, as a handful of Marines fought desperately against wave after wave of Chinese forces. Sometimes forced into desperate hand to hand combat, the fighting retreat from Chosin marked one of the darkest moments for Western forces in Korea, but would go on to resonate with generations of Marines as a symbol of the Marine Corps' dogged determination, fighting skill, and never-say-die attitude on the battlefield.

Fortune Favours the Brave

By Bernd Horn
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Book Code : 9781770705166
  • Total of Pages : 446
  • Category : History
  • Members : 948
  • Pdf File: fortune-favours-the-brave.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Many Canadians see the role their country’s military plays in Afghanistan as an anomaly. However, this assumption is far from the truth. As U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has commented, "Canadians are fierce fighters." Fortune Favours the Brave certainly proves this point in a collection of essays that showcases the fighting spirit and courage of Canada’s military. Daring actions featured in the book include the intrepid assault on the Fortress of Louisbourg and the cat-and-mouse struggle between Canadian partisans and Rogers’s Rangers in the Seven Years’ War in the 1750s; the seesaw battle for the Niagara frontier in the War of 1812; an innovative trench raid in the First World War; the valiant parachute assault to penetrate the Third Reich in the Second World War; the infamous battle at Kap’yong in the Korean War; covert submarine operations during the Cold War; the Medak Pocket clash in Croatia in the early 1990s; and Operation Medusa in Afghanistan.

Radiologic Science for Technologists E-Book

By Stewart C. Bushong
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0323790291
  • Total of Pages : 608
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 717
  • Pdf File: radiologic-science-for-technologists-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Broad coverage of radiologic science topics includes radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, and radiation protection, with special topics including mammography, fluoroscopy, spiral computed tomography, and cardiovascular interventional procedures. Objectives, outlines, chapter introductions, and summaries organize information and emphasize the most important concepts in every chapter. Formulas, conversion tables, and abbreviations provide a quick reference for frequently used information, and math equations are always followed by sample problems with direct clinical application. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, with each bolded term included in the expanded glossary. Math formulas are highlighted in special shaded boxes for quick reference. Penguin icons in shaded boxes represent important facts or bits of information that must be learned to understand the subject. End-of-chapter questions help students review the material with definition exercises, short-answer questions, and calculations. Student workbook reinforces understanding with worksheets that complement the content covered in the text. Available separately.

East of Chosin

By Roy Edgar Appleman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Book Code : 9780890964651
  • Total of Pages : 399
  • Category : History
  • Members : 191
  • Pdf File: east-of-chosin.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Well written and meticulously researched ... East of Chosin is military history at its best". -- Harry G. Summers, Jr., Washington Post Book World

Under the Southern Cross

By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1472838211
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : History
  • Members : 105
  • Pdf File: under-the-southern-cross.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From August 7, 1942 until February 24, 1944, the US Navy fought the most difficult campaign in its history. Between the landing of the 1st Marine Division on Guadalcanal and the final withdrawal of the Imperial Japanese Navy from its main South Pacific base at Rabaul, the US Navy suffered such high personnel losses that for years it refused to publicly release total casualty figures. The Solomons campaign saw the US Navy at its lowest point, forced to make use of those ships that had survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and other units of the pre-war navy that had been hastily transferred to the Pacific. 140 days after the American victory at Midway, USS Enterprise was the only pre-war carrier left in the South Pacific and the US Navy would have been overwhelmed in the face of Japanese naval power had there been a third major fleet action. At the same time, another under-resourced campaign had broken out on the island of New Guinea. The Japanese attempt to reinforce their position there had led to the Battle of the Coral Sea in May and through to the end of the year, American and Australian armed forces were only just able to prevent a Japanese conquest of New Guinea. The end of 1942 saw the Japanese stopped in both the Solomons and New Guinea, but it would take another 18 hard-fought months before Japan was forced to retreat from the South Pacific. Under the Southern Cross draws on extensive first-hand accounts and new analysis to examine the Solomons and New Guinea campaigns which laid the groundwork for Allied victory in the Pacific War.

Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, USN; A Study In Command

By Vice Admiral E. P. Forrestel USN
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Book Code : 1786251973
  • Total of Pages : 299
  • Category : History
  • Members : 693
  • Pdf File: admiral-raymond-a-spruance-usn-a-study-in-command.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Although some historians and many newsmen have written many words about Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, U.S. Navy and his brilliant career in the Pacific in World War II, the complete story of this reserved and self-effacing man is now being told for the first time by one of his close friends and wartime associates. The author, Vice Admiral E. P. Forrestel, an important member of Spruance’s Staff, was in an ideal position to observe and report on the thought processes of this great and successful naval officer. Spruance’s rise to fame came in the Battle of Midway where his sound judgement and wise decisions won a stunning victory over greatly superior enemy forces. That victory reversed the long series of enemy successes and was truly the turning point in the war. From that time on he played an ever increasing part in our naval advance across the Pacific—a task he shared in full measure with another great American naval officer—Admiral W. F. Halsey, U.S. Navy. Tarawa, the Marshall Islands, the Marianas, Iwo Jima and the Ryukyus were important stepping stones along the way that lead to the deck of the U.S.S. MISSOURI in Tokyo Bay where the surrender terms were signed on September 2, 1945. To cap his extraordinarily successful naval career which ended in his Presidency of the Naval War College he accepted an appointment as our Ambassador in the Philippines. Here his wisdom and tact contributed importantly to the satisfactory settlement of a number of troublesome and vexatious problems that disturbed the good relations that should exist between the governments of the Philippines and the United States. It is given to few Americans to serve their country so effectively and at such high levels as did this man. His career will serve as an example and a challenge to service personnel and diplomats alike. His story will be read avidly by those who suffered his blows in war and by those who are hostile to our country.

Planet of the Apes Omnibus 1

By Michael Angelo Avallone,Jerry Pournelle
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Book Code : 1785653903
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 392
  • Pdf File: planet-of-the-apes-omnibus-1.pdf

Book Short Summary:

When men discovered that the Planet of the Apes was their own Earth, it was only the beginning of the most incredible adventure of all time… BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES By Michael Avallone Thousands of years from now, in the buried ruins of what was once New York City, dark religious ceremonies pay tribute to the Great Bomb, bringer of life and death. In Ape City, the chimpanzees picket for peace while their gorilla leaders prepare for war. Two ruthless factions are racing towards calamity, as two men who somersaulted across time itself struggle for survival in a world that is no longer their own. ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES By Jerry Pournelle The time indicator races back through the years from 3955 to 1973. The spacecraft holds three survivors of a devastating cataclysm: Cornelius, his mate Zira, and Dr Milo. The world of 1973 welcomes the apes at first, pampering them for their unusual qualities. But when the truth of the thinking, speaking descendants that dominated Man and the Earth for centuries comes to light, this hospitality turns to threat.

The Battle

By David Dusek
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fidelis Publishing. LLC
  • Book Code : 1735428574
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 883
  • Pdf File: the-battle.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you've seen the movie, We Were Soldiers, then you're familiar with the story of the U.S. Army's 1st Battalion/7th US Cavalry (Airmobile) and the Battle of the Ia Drang. Under the leadership of then-Lt. Colonel Hal Moore. Drastically outnumbered by the enemy, the men from &“Garryowen&” clawed their way to victory in the first major clash of the Vietnam War.Combining dialogue from the movie, personal interviews, and Biblical truth, The Manhood Battle will walk you through the techniques, tactics, and procedures of any successful campaign—including winning the battle as a father, husband, and man of God.


By Lori Foster
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Book Code : 1420135120
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 253
  • Pdf File: unexpected.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Foster's pages sizzle." --Christine Feehan "Say YES! to Lori Foster." --Elizabeth Lowell Who's Protecting Who? Eli Conners expected hired mercenary Ray Vereker to be a tank of a guy with forty tattoos--not the feminine ideal with lethal combat skills. While Eli certainly needs Ray's help, the rest of him is thinking he might have something to offer her. . . Ray's as good as any man when it comes to storming enemy compounds and loading an AK-47, but who could blame a girl for succumbing to mind-blowing temptation in the steamy jungle? But now it's back to business. If only Ray wasn't feeling hot, bothered, dizzy. . . Suddenly, Ray's precise, no-nonsense mission is veering wildly off course, derailed by raging hormones, out-of-control desire, and a delirious love that is completely unexpected. . . "Filled with Foster's trademark wit, humor, and sensuality." --Booklist

Sheltered in His Arms

By Correna Wilson Pickens,Farah Bazzrea
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Grannys Books Publishing
  • Book Code : 0981861113
  • Total of Pages : 308
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 749
  • Pdf File: sheltered-in-his-arms.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Sheltered in His Arms is the authorized biography of Ms. Wilma Norris Knight, mother of Carlos (Chuck), Wieland, and Aaron Norris. Sheltered in His Arms begins with the personal struggles of Porter and Agnes Scarberry, maternal grandparents of Chuck, Aaron, and the late Wieland Norris, as they endeavor to raise their seven children during the Oklahoma Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. For the first time, the daughter of migrant cotton pickers, Ms. Knight, personally shares childhood memories, reveals intimate details of her romance and roller coaster chaotic marriage with Ray Norris, and revels in the blissful years of her second marriage to George Knight with lifelong friend and author, Ms. Correna Wilson Pickens. We guarantee this inspirational Christian story of an authentic Oklahoma pioneer family living the American dream will make you laugh and move you to cry. Once and for all, you will feel as if you personally know the Norris family. They could be your neighbors. They are real. Ms. Wilma Scarberry Norris Knight holds nothing back. You will finally know the untold Chuck Norris story and what makes him tick.

Fifteen Days

By Christie Blatchford
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Book Code : 0307371905
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : History
  • Members : 853
  • Pdf File: fifteen-days.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Long before she made her first trip to Afghanistan as an embedded reporter for The Globe and Mail, Christie Blatchford was already one of Canada’s most respected and eagerly read journalists. Her vivid prose, her unmistakable voice, her ability to connect emotionally with her subjects and readers, her hard-won and hard-nosed skills as a reporter–these had already established her as a household name. But with her many reports from Afghanistan, and in dozens of interviews with the returned members of the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry and others back at home, she found the subject she was born to tackle. Her reporting of the conflict and her deeply empathetic observations of the men and women who wear the maple leaf are words for the ages, fit to stand alongside the nation’s best writing on war. It is a testament to Christie Blatchford’s skills and integrity that along with the admiration of her readers, she won the respect and trust of the soldiers. They share breathtakingly honest accounts of their desire to serve, their willingness to confront fear and danger in the battlefield, their loyalty towards each other and the heartbreak occasioned by the loss of one of their own. Grounded in insights gained over the course of three trips to Afghanistan in 2006, and drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews not only with the servicemen and -women with whom she shared so much, but with their commanders and family members as well, Christie Blatchford creates a detailed, complex and deeply affecting picture of military life in the twenty-first century.

Sun Kissed

By Catherine Anderson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 9781101210697
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 961
  • Pdf File: sun-kissed.pdf

Book Short Summary:

New York Times bestselling author Catherine Anderson, known for “blending sweetness and sensuality in a poignantly written story”(Booklist), delivers a contemporary-set romance that joins the Coulter and Harrigan families… When Samantha Harrigan attends the local rodeo, she doesn't expect to wind up in jail. But that’s precisely what happens when she tries to stop a drunkard from abusing his horse. At least she isn’t alone. Tucker Coulter, a handsome local veterinarian, comes to her defense—and is arrested too. The charges are dropped, but Sam’s troubles have only started. Her champion quarter horses are falling ill and the culprit is poison. As the insurance beneficiary, Sam is the prime suspect. Unswayed by the rumors floating around town, Tucker offers to help prove her innocence. Sam, though, is uneasy about accepting his assistance—and about the way he makes her feel. If only she could believe in him the way he seems to believe in her...

A History of Modern Urban Operations

By Gregory Fremont-Barnes
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 3030270882
  • Total of Pages : 371
  • Category : History
  • Members : 125
  • Pdf File: a-history-of-modern-urban-operations.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book investigates the complexities of modern urban operations—a particularly difficult and costly method of fighting, and one that is on the rise. Contributors examine the lessons that emerge from a range of historical case studies, from nineteenth-century precedents to the Battle of Shanghai; Stalingrad, German town clearance, Mandalay, and Berlin during World War II; and from the Battle of Algiers to the Battle for Fallujah in 2004. Each case study illuminates the features that differentiate urban operations from fighting in open areas, and the factors that contribute to success and failure. The volume concludes with reflections on the key challenges of urban warfare in the twenty-first century and beyond.

Esoteric Psychology and the Science of the Rays and Chakras of God:A Compilation

By Joshua Stone
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1475915624
  • Total of Pages : 276
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 634
  • Pdf File: esoteric-psychology-and-the-science-of-the-rays-and-chakras-of-god.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This booi is a most wonderful compilation of the psychological science of the Seven Rays and Chakras from all the best chapters in my 40 volume Ascension Book Series! The esoteric science of the Rays and Chakras may be the single most important understanding in the entire field of psychology and is totally not understood in the world today. This book contains the most cutting-edge information you will find on this entire planet on this subject. It is explained in a very easy to understand and practical manner and is guaranteed to completely revolutionize your understanding of self, God, and Spiritual and Soul Psychology. Absolutely Spiritually electrifying reading. Must reading for all Spiritual Seekers at all levels of understanding and self mastery!

The Marine

By James Brady
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Book Code : 1429901977
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 951
  • Pdf File: the-marine.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A rousing new Marine Corps adventure from the author of the New York Times bestselling Warning of War and The Marines of Autumn The Marine is Colonel James ("Oliver") Cromwell, a warrior forged at Notre Dame and the Berlin of Hitler's Olympics, and honed by combat at Guadalcanal as one of Carlson's Marine Raiders. With the world at peace, the thirty-five-year old Cromwell is restlessly, if pleasantly, beached on garrison duty in California, aware of how much he misses the war, when he is ordered to fresh duty beyond the seas, as military attaché to the American ambassador in a dull Asian backwater half a world away. There, at dawn on a June Sunday, Ollie gets his wish for action. Korea violently erupts and Colonel Cromwell is caught up in the early, panicked, rout. While South Koreans cut and run, the first GIs hurried into battle are brushed aside by advancing Red tanks and tough peasant infantry. The Marine chronicles the war-hardened Cromwell's experience of the dramatic First Hundred Days of a brutal three-year Korean War, the chaos and cowardice of retreat, the last-ditch gallantry of the Pusan Perimeter, MacArthur's brilliant left hook sending Marines against the deadly seawall at Inchon, and the bloody assault to liberate Seoul and promote MacArthur's 1952 presidential ambitions. Ollie Cromwell's is the story of a "forgotten war" that never truly ended, but for a bitter truce along what a recent U.S. president called "the most dangerous border in the world." In The Marine, James Brady crafts a powerful novel of one man's service to his country and Corps.

Southern and West Country Airfields of the D-Day Invasion

By Peter Jacobs
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Casemate Publishers
  • Book Code : 1783376317
  • Total of Pages : 196
  • Category : History
  • Members : 207
  • Pdf File: southern-and-west-country-airfields-of-the-d-day-invasion.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"As part of the Aviation Heritage Trail series, the airfields and interest in this book are concentrated in a particular area in this case West Sussex, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and Cornwall. The South and South-west of England emerged from six years of war with a rich diversity of RAF bomber and fighter airfields used by the 2nd Tactical Air Force, both before and after the D-Day landings. Much of this proud legacy is now threatening to disappear. However, the tourist can combine visits to an abundance of disused and active airfields, country houses and museums with countless attractions, imaginative locations, broad land, and coastal hideaways that have no equal.The airfields and other places of interest include Hartford Bridge, Lasham, Westhamptonett, Merston, Odiham, Holmsley South, Funtington, Hurn, Ford, Tangmere, Ibsley, Perranporth, Thruxton, Thorney Island, Appledram, Selesy, Needs Oar Point, Zeals, Lee-on-Solent and Bognor Regis. This book looks at the history and personalities associated with each base, what remains today and explores the favorite local wartime haunts where aircrew and ground crew would have sought well-deserved entertainment and relaxation. Other museums and places that are relevant will also be described and general directions on how to get them included."

Third Eye Witness

By Kathi Bjorkman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Book Code : 1458386066
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 396
  • Pdf File: third-eye-witness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Nothing is as it first appears when prominent horse breeder Eli Morgan's home is nearly burnt to the ground. Unwittingly drawn into the crime while vacationing in Arizona, Martine, a widowed lawyer, uncovers bizarre fragmented insights and experiences paranormal dreams that propel her into dark conspiracies that span decades. Although only strands of clues are surfacing, Martine is urged by the spirit world to conceive a larger crime that needs to be averted. With Martine's third eye wide open--secrets are revealed that have caused the world its greatest harms. World politics, hidden agendas, financial intrigue, and a family's saga, connect a mystery treasure that was meant to be suppressed--until Martine compels the local police and FBI to look deeper. After considering information from crime scenes, historical events, and psychic revelations, Martine must figure out how to undermine an entity that controls, manipulates, and betrays people and nations. Why are the stakes so high that her spirit guides are prodding her to understand the insidious mentality of a foe that will not risk exposure? What makes this case so time sensitive and complicated that Martine's psychic insight must be utilized. More than controversial, the insightful Martine leaves an impression on everyone she encounters. Undeterred by skeptics, she forges forward to sequester the truth, and deduce the inconceivable.