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Wartime Woodburners

Author : John Fuller Ryan
ISBN : 0764332406
Genre : History
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"A Schiffer military history book"--Cover.
Category: History

Wood Burners

Author : Daniel Mihalyo
ISBN : 156898104X
Genre : Architecture
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Accompanied by extraordinary photographs, essays, and maps, this book examines the history and typology of woodburners also known as "wigwam burners The visual comparisons of dozens of burners show the changes in design over the course of a century.
Category: Architecture

Chemistry Of Fossil Fuels And Biofuels

Author : Harold Schobert
ISBN : 9781139618823
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Focusing on today's major fuel resources – ethanol, biodiesel, wood, natural gas, petroleum products and coal – this book discusses the formation, composition and properties of the fuels, and the ways in which they are processed for commercial use. It examines the origin of fuels through natural processes such as photosynthesis and the geological transformation of ancient plant material; the relationships between their composition, molecular structures and physical properties; and the various processes by which they are converted or refined into the fuel products appearing on today's market. Fundamental chemical aspects such as catalysis and the behaviour of reactive intermediates are presented and global warming and anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions are also discussed. The book is ideal for graduate students in energy engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering and chemistry, as well as professional scientists and engineers.
Category: Technology & Engineering

A Dutch Teenager During Wartime

Author : Grietje Thomsen
ISBN : 9781899820511
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Grietje Thomsen grew up in Holland during the war years. This is her memoir. When I write about the five years of war from 1940 - 1945 it is with a big hope that neither I nor any of my children shall experience war again. But at the same time, when I look back, I also gained wisdom from these horrible years. My generation, we who experienced the last winter of the war that in Holland was called the hunger winter, will never forget it.

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250199
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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The Pennsylvania Railroad Volume 1

Author : Albert J. Churella
ISBN : 9780812207620
Genre : History
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"Do not think of the Pennsylvania Railroad as a business enterprise," Forbes magazine informed its readers in May 1936. "Think of it as a nation." At the end of the nineteenth century, the Pennsylvania Railroad was the largest privately owned business corporation in the world. In 1914, the PRR employed more than two hundred thousand people—more than double the number of soldiers in the United States Army. As the self-proclaimed "Standard Railroad of the World," this colossal corporate body underwrote American industrial expansion and shaped the economic, political, and social environment of the United States. In turn, the PRR was fundamentally shaped by the American landscape, adapting to geography as well as shifts in competitive economics and public policy. Albert J. Churella's masterful account, certain to become the authoritative history of the Pennsylvania Railroad, illuminates broad themes in American history, from the development of managerial practices and labor relations to the relationship between business and government to advances in technology and transportation. Churella situates exhaustive archival research on the Pennsylvania Railroad within the social, economic, and technological changes of nineteenth- and twentieth-century America, chronicling the epic history of the PRR intertwined with that of a developing nation. This first volume opens with the development of the Main Line of Public Works, devised by Pennsylvanians in the 1820s to compete with the Erie Canal. Though a public rather than a private enterprise, the Main Line foreshadowed the establishment of the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1846. Over the next decades, as the nation weathered the Civil War, industrial expansion, and labor unrest, the PRR expanded despite competition with rival railroads and disputes with such figures as Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller. The dawn of the twentieth century brought a measure of stability to the railroad industry, enabling the creation of such architectural monuments as Pennsylvania Station in New York City. The volume closes at the threshold of American involvement in World War I, as the strategies that PRR executives had perfected in previous decades proved less effective at guiding the company through increasingly tumultuous economic and political waters.
Category: History

Locomotive Engineers Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105126468276
Genre : Locomotive engineers
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Biba S Northern Italian Cooking

Author : Biba Caggiano
ISBN : 1440623910
Genre : Cooking
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Even if your mama wasn't born in Italy, you know how authentic Italian food is supposed to taste -- fresh, flavorful, rich and bursting with that special ingredient: love. Italian-born Biba Caggiano takes you under her wing with over 200 recipes from Northern Italy in Biba's Northern Italian Cooking. Simple-to-master recipes will have you making tortellini from scratch, authentic pasta sauces, savory meat dishes and luscious desserts in no time. Soon you'll be cooking as if you had grown up in a Northern Italian home. Your kitchen will be filled with the aromas of homemade Minestrone, Tagliatelle Bolognese Style, Shellfish Risotto, Bruschetta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil and Roasted Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary, just as if you had learned to make them all at the side of a real Italian mama. Everything from simple dishes for a family meal to more elaborate recipes for special occasions are here in this new edition of a classic that has sold more than 400,000 copies.
Category: Cooking


Author : Illinois State Academy of Science
ISBN : CHI:64464719
Genre : Science
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Vol. 1 covers the organization meeting, Springfield, Dec. 7, 1907, and the first regular meeting, Decatur, Feb. 22, 1908.
Category: Science