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Author: Imar De Vries
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: mobile, wireless, media, discourses, desires, close, archaeology, communication, tantalisingly
Number of Pages: 217
Published: 2012-05-15
ISBN-10: 9089643540
ISBN-13: 9789089643544

In this important new study, Imar de Vries take a historical and comparative approach in researching our intimate relationship with present-day mobile wireless technologies. By analyzing the full range of human expectations and behavior in regard to mobile devices, de Vries looks at how wireless gadgets have changed our ideas about communication, while at the same time he demonstrates how modern technology surprisingly repeats the patterns of older media. Applying a far-reaching and archaeological perspective to communication media, Tantalisingly Close looks at human desire to connect and the

Author: Alexander Yanov
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: russian, history, terrible, ivan, autocracy, origins
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 1981
ISBN-10: 0520042824
ISBN-13: 9780520042827

Traces the role of Ivan the Terrible in Russian history and the thinking of Russian historians, emphasizing the political actions and ideals of the sixteenth-century czar as they have shaped Russia's development through the present

Author: Louise Andrews Kent
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: trunk, brookline
Number of Pages: 329
Published: 2005-09-12
ISBN-10: 155709179X
ISBN-13: 9781557091796

Fifty years after its initial publication, The Brookline Trunk is being reopened. Inside, readers of all ages will discover the rich history of the Town of Brookline, Massachusetts. Working backwards from 1955 to the 1630s, Brookline author Louise Andrews Kent unearths stories of people and events that shaped the hamlet originally called Muddy River.

Author: Frank Freidel
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: america, states, united, presidents
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 1994-06
ISBN-10: 0788170279
ISBN-13: 9780788170270

With a forward by President Bill Clinton, this volume presents the biography of each of the forty-one men who have been President of the U.S. Official White House portraits or color photos appear opposite each biography. From George Washington to William Clinton, the biographies contain information on each President's life, policies, & accomplishments & the issues that faced each administration. Presents a fascinating overview of the leaders who shaped the history of the nation from its beginnings to the present.

Author: Ronald G. Suny
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: georgia, azerbaijan, armenia
Number of Pages: 366
Published: 1996-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788128132
ISBN-13: 9780788128134

Describes & analyzes Armenia's, Azerbaijan's & Georgia's political, economic, social & national security systems & institutions & the interrelationships of those systems & the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Also covers people's origins, dominant beliefs & values, their common interests & issues on which they are divided, the nature & extent of their involvement with national institutions & their attitudes toward each other & toward their social system & political order. 15 maps & photos.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: information, naturalization, education, citizenship
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1987-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788138642
ISBN-13: 9780788138645

This report is designed especially for persons seeking to become citizens of the U.S. The texts can be used to help the reader prepare for the naturalization examination. The main focus is on understanding how individuals and events shaped the U.s. how the country was built. The importance of individual freedom in the U.S. is stressed throughout the texts. Includes history text, government text, citizenship education and naturalization information text, learning objectives, and review questions.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: force, base, strategy, mandates, gulf, war, new, shaped, structure, future, reserve, roles, army
Number of Pages: 69
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 1568065353
ISBN-13: 9781568065359

Reviews the Armyıs planned force reduction and the roles that will be assigned to Army Reserve and National Guard forces. Addresses the factors influencing the Armyıs decisions on future reserve roles, rationale behind its planned reserve force reductionsk, and opportunities to more effectively use the reserves in the downsized force. Charts and tables.
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