By Martina Wagner-Egelhaaf (auth.)
Wie lässt sich die Autobiographie als Gattung bestimmen? Die Autorin erläutert die zentralen Theorien. Sie gibt einen Überblick über die Geschichte der Autobiographie von der Antike bis zur Postmoderne und informiert über Schlüsselwerke, historische Kontinuitäten und Brüche.
By Liam Clarke
"BIOGRAPHY OF KEY SINN FEIN NEGOTIATOR, NORTHERN eire"
By Karl Ludvigsen
Considered as one of many nice car engineers of the 20th century, Ferdinand Porsche is definitely remembered this present day for his extraordinary car designs together with the Volkswagen Beetle and automobile Union Grand Prix vehicles. but there's one other part to his impressive profession, for he used to be an both artistic fashion designer of army autos and equipment. during this box too he excelled. certainly the sheer versatility of his contribution is fabulous. Karl Ludvigsen’s examine is the definitive advisor.
He tells the whole tale, targeting Porsche’s family members with the German military and at the circulation of complicated designs he used to be accountable for. incorporated are Austro Daimler’s pioneering aero engines, the Kübelwagen, Schwimmwagen, style a hundred Leopard tank, Ferdinand or Elefant tank destroyer and the extraordinary kind 205 Maus tank. He additionally describes Porsche’s artistic paintings on aero engines, tank engines or even a turbojet for the V-1 flying bomb.
Karl Ludvigsen’s account confirms the preeminence of Ferdinand Porsche as a super and prolific engineer, essentially the most outstanding of his new release.
By Ivan L. Goldstein
Ivan Goldstein is a 19-year-old green-as-grass soldier heading into his first conflict: the
By Peter R. Mansoor
Surge is an insider’s view of the main decisive section of the Iraq struggle. After exploring the dynamics of the battle in the course of its first 3 years, the publication takes the reader on a trip to castle Leavenworth, Kansas, the place the arguable new U.S. military and Marine Corps counterinsurgency doctrine used to be constructed; to Washington, D.C., and the halls of the Pentagon, the place the Joint Chiefs of employees struggled to appreciate the clash; to the streets of Baghdad, the place squaddies labored to enforce the surge and reenergize the flagging conflict attempt earlier than the Iraqi country splintered; and to the halls of Congress, the place Ambassador Ryan Crocker and normal David Petraeus testified in one of the most contentious hearings in contemporary memory.
Using newly declassified files, unpublished manuscripts, interviews, writer notes, and released assets, Surge explains how President George W. Bush, top Minister Nouri al-Maliki, Ambassador Crocker, normal Petraeus, and different U.S. and Iraqi political and armed forces leaders formed the surge from the heart of the maelstrom in Baghdad and Washington.
By Mark Sedgwick
By H. Schopper (eds.)
The current quantity I/25F is delivering new information (excitation energies, spin-parities, half-lifes, branching ratios, cross-sections, spectroscopic elements, etc.) for nuclei with atomic numbers Z starting from 2 (He) to 102 (No) released in 2010-2013, hence updating past compilations supplied within the Landolt-Börnstein volumes I/25A-E.
The facts provided are gathered from every kind of nuclear reactions, together with facts for nuclei faraway from the soundness line. because the time of number of facts for the volumes I/25A-E many new facts seemed from new measurements and evaluations.
The homes of excited nuclear states are of value for medical and functional functions. No systematic compilation of such info has been played thus far. the current compilation has been ready by way of eminent specialists within the box. one of many features of Landolt-Börnstein is that info are evaluated prior to they're permitted for compilation. the belief is to offer ‘best values’ which might be used with self belief by way of non-experts.
In view of the big quantity of information on hand the various details is given on-line merely on http://materials.springer.com.
By Eric J. Evans
William Pitt the more youthful re-examines Pitt's profession within the gentle of modern examine and emphasizes that it may no longer be stereotyped as having a `reformist' part within the years to 1793 and a `reactionary' part thereafter. His remedy comprises rationalization of: * Pitt's swift upward thrust to power* the significance of his kinfolk with George III* modern social gathering politics, together with his personal description of himself as an `independent Whig'* his administrative and monetary reforms within the 1780s* his overseas coverage and conflict strategy* his plans for assuring a passable political union with eire and why they have been pissed off. This quantity by means of Eric J. Evans, encompasses a whole historic history to the leader's political occupation and analyses his achievements. the writer outlines Pitt's fiscal, household and international coverage in addition to detailing the alterations in social gathering politics and monarchy through the interval.