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Kent S Transport Heritage

Author : James Preston
ISBN : 9781445669922
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 85.78 MB
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James Preston explores the transport heritage of Kent.
Category: Transportation

Sussex Transport Heritage

Author : Colin Tyson
ISBN : 9781445680620
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 46.96 MB
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Colin Tyson looks an the transport heritage of Sussex, with a wealth of rare and previously unpublished images.
Category: Transportation

Kent S Industrial Heritage

Author : James Preston
ISBN : 9781445662176
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 82.49 MB
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James Preston looks at the industrial heritage of garden of England.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Kent S Military Heritage

Author : Dean Hollands
ISBN : 9781445690964
Genre : History
File Size : 71.29 MB
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This book provides a fascinating insight into the people, places and events that are Kent’s Military Heritage from Roman times to the present day.
Category: History

Dutch Heritage In Kent And Ottawa Counties

Author : Norma Lewis
ISBN : 0738560286
Genre : History
File Size : 41.31 MB
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On February 9, 1847, Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte chose a site on Michigan's Black River and founded what became Holland. Motivated in part by a potato famine and crop failures, the settlers also sought religious freedom. Other countrymen followed, leaving an indelible mark on the character of southwest Michigan. Jan Douma and Matteus Notier, Union soldiers from Graafschap, guarded the bier of slain president Abraham Lincoln. Newbery Medal-winning children's author Meindert DeJong came from Grand Rapids, as did Caldecott Medalist Chris Van Allsburg. The legacy includes Hope, Calvin, and Kuyper Colleges, the world-class Fredrik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, the Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center at Spectrum Hospital, DeVos Performance Hall, Van Andel Arena, the DeGraaf Nature Center, Windmill Island, Dutch Village, and Veldheer's Tulip Gardens. The Dutch forefathers passed their values on to their progeny to make the area what it is today.
Category: History

Sustainable Development In Urban Transportation And Cultural Heritage

Author : Guglielmo Corduas
ISBN : 9788868126681
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 59.85 MB
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In order to ensure their immediate survival, humans accept any sacrifice at the expense of their surrounding ecosystem. Sustainability is the key to build and harmony between our development and the consumption of our planet’s limited resources. Mindful of their past mistakes, developed countries should try and lead underdeveloped areas to a sustainable growth, finding compromises, making sacrifices and not exporting their worst practices, like speculating on the desperate need for survival of others, but their best ones instead. Such responsibility would be facilitated by a change coming from the bottom, a change in the aspirations of individuals and communities. The city, a urban ecosystem, is indeed the starting point of such changes. By interpreting these general targets, this paper aims at practically achievable actions that individuals can carry on in the urban environment, with a basic support by local authorities, to improve the socio-economic livability of their communities, considering ecological balance, well-being and technological progress. Turkey is a very interesting country, a growing economy and a melting pot of Western and Islamic culture. With a special look on this land, the actions that we’ve focused on concern: a. Sustainable mobility - introducing an approach to improve mobility in cities like Istanbul, as well as a model of sustainable mobility for the whole country. b. Cultural heritage, economic development and value creation – improving Turkish enormous cultural heritage through management renewal and the adoption of advanced technologies such as 3D. These two fields, are very much interlaced when considering urban development and sustainability. One stimulates territorial identification, the other allows to reach it. The global crisis we are witnessing today is not just a matter of ecology; it has to do with our lifestyles, the way we developed and how we manage our resources. The opportunity to rediscuss the principles of growth can be used to counter the enduring international economic crisis through the rediscovery of those values concerning the sustainable quality of life we need to aim at for our future development.
Category: Architecture

Millways Of Kent

Author : John Kenneth Morland
ISBN : 1570037264
Genre : History
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The Kent Trilogy, consisting of Blackways of Kent (1955), Millways of Kent (1958), and the previously unpublished Townways of Kent, forms a remarkable southern ethnography that maps the social stratification of the Piedmont mill town of York, South Carolina, in the late 1940s, after the effects of the Great Depression and preceding the coming civil rights era. In 1946 the University of North Carolina's Institute for Research in Social Science commissioned a series of southern community studies under the direction of anthropologist John Gillin from which these volumes resulted. This Southern Classics edition is expanded with a new preface by John Shelton Reed on the origins and impact of the Kent Trilogy and a new introduction by Dan Huntley assessing the lasting importance of Morland's telling case study. The volume is further supplemented with a 1995 interview with Morland and his wife detailing their experiences with the "Kent" research and including photographs from the period.
Category: History

Kent And Riegel S Handbook Of Industrial Chemistry And Biotechnology

Author : James A. Kent
ISBN : 9780387278438
Genre : Science
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This substantially revised and updated classic reference offers a valuable overview and myriad details on current chemical processes, products, and practices. No other source offers as much data on the chemistry, engineering, economics, and infrastructure of the industry. The two volume Handbook serves a spectrum of individuals, from those who are directly involved in the chemical industry to others in related industries and activities. Industrial processes and products can be much enhanced through observing the tenets and applying the methodologies found in the book’s new chapters.
Category: Science

Blended Heritage And Cultures

Author : Dr. Rafael A. Zaragoza
ISBN : 9781477112335
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 51.49 MB
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Beginning with a letter to his oldest grandchild, Dr. Rafael A. Zaragoza reveals how their family is a nice blend of Filipino, Spanish, Italian, German, and Polish heritage. He himself is Filipino while his wife, Claire, is of Italian and German heritage. What follows is a rich memoir of the authors home country, the Philippines, including a brief preface of the countys earlier years, the Spanish colonization, the Philippine revolution, the countrys beautiful islands, its culture, and traditions. The book details the bumpy trails to happy and successful careers, tragedies in the familydeaths at an early age of some members, the ravages and dangers encountered during World War II with destruction of family properties, and close encounters with the invading Japanese Imperial Army. The author reveals that his own blending of heritage and cultures has given him a better perspective on how people of different backgrounds should learn to coexist and be willing to respect and accept other peoples right to coexist making the world a better place to live. An interesting read through history and memoir, migr physician Dr. Rafael A. Zaragoza details his experiences from World War II to the present day.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Which Changes For Transport In The Next Century

Author : European Conference of Ministers of Transport
ISBN : 9282112411
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 33.21 MB
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Will the next century see the private sector become more involved in decisions regarding the construction and funding of infrastructure? Which technologies will dominate the transport market? Where will new markets emerge? Will transport still have a social role to play? What safeguards will there be for the environment? Will there still be a role even for the authorities? The list of the questions that transport will pose in the next century is certainly both long and diverse, reflecting as it does the problems now confronting the sector. The aim of the 14th Symposium was to take an initial look at what the future might hold by means of 13 introductory reports -- drafted by rapporteurs from 11 different countries -- and a debate between leading experts in the transport field. This publication goes over the introductory reports and faithfully reflects the substance of the Symposium discussions. By considering the shape of things to come, this review defines the challenges awaiting all those concerned with transport and the solutions open to them.
Category: Transportation