Author: Wei-ling Wu
Publisher: The Far East Book Co Ltd
Keywords: character, level, traditional, youth, chinese, east
Number of Pages: 7
Published: 1999-06-30
ISBN-10: 9576124743
ISBN-13: 9789576124747
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Author: Giovanni (da Pian del Carpine, Archbishop of Antiv
Publisher: Branden Books
Keywords: carpini, plano, giovanni, account, embassy, khan, mongol, court, friar, appellamus, historia, tartars, mongols, mongalorum, quo, tartaros, nos, story
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0828320179
ISBN-13: 9780828320177

Except for Marco Polo (whose book entitled, The Million, meaning a million lies about a fabulous China), Europeans knew very little about China. When the Mongols pushed out of China in their conquests to the west, suddenly the Europeans were faced with a veritable threat. In 1241, Mongols had killed more than 100,000 knights and soldiers in Russia, Poland and Hungary. In addition, the invaders laid waste to the land like no other force in history. Pope Gregory IX, understanding too well the threat of doom, was helpless because Europe knew nothing about those invaders; worse, there was no stand
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Author: Instituto de Mayores y Servicios Sociales
Publisher: Imserso
Keywords: forum, civil, ageing, society, conference, len, ministerial, november, research, ngo, contribution, unece
Number of Pages: 274
Published:
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:BGBP
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Author: Oliver W Sacks
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: expanded, updated, disorder, common, understanding, migraine
Number of Pages: 298
Published: 1986-10-01
ISBN-10: 0520058895
ISBN-13: 9780520058897

In recent years the bestselling Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat have received great critical acclaim, but Oliver Sacks's readers may remember that he began his medical career working with migraine patients. In this, the latest edition of "Migraine," he returns to his first book and enriches it with additional case histories, new findings, and practical information on treatment.To define "migraine, " suggests Oliver Sacks, one must embrace the dizzying variety of experiences of its sufferers. For some, the affliction features of a headache of monumental proportions. For ot
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Author: A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda
Publisher: The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
Keywords: magazine, godhead, articles, enlightenment, quest
Number of Pages: 298
Published: 1997-12
ISBN-10: 0892132922
ISBN-13: 9780892132928

At the dawn of time, Brahma sat in trance, seeking inspiration to create the universe. "Who am I?' he wondered. "Where have I come from? What should I do?" Then the Supreme Being, Krsna, revealed Himself, flooding Brahma's heart with transcendental knowledge. Passed down since Brahma's time through an unbroken chain of gurus and disciples, that same profound knowledge is ours in The Quest for Enlightenment.The author of Quest is His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, whom scholars and spiritual leaders worldwide recognize as the most distinguished teacher of Indian culture and p
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Author: Magnus Finne
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: spread, spectrum, signals, sequence, direct, direction, finding, methods
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1996-11
ISBN-10: 0788135538
ISBN-13: 9780788135538

The use of spread-spectrum signals has increased dramatically in military radio communications. This report locates methods for direction-finding direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DS/SS) signals; digital methods are of special interest. A literature survey was conducted to see if there are any known methods. Investigated if a DS/SS detection method using a square-law detector can be extended to direction-finding. By use of computer simulations, show the performance of the methods found. Benefits and problems are also discussed.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: plan, potential, pellet, manufacturer, business, sample, pelletization, source, book, wood
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 1995-06
ISBN-10: 0788127942
ISBN-13: 9780788127946

Serves as a source book for wood pelleting operations and as a business plan guide for people or organizations interested in starting a wood pellet business. Cost and performance figures are presented in a business plan for a hypothetical firm to be used as a reference point. To be used as a guide to help the entrepreneur in the development of a business plan. Covers: residential wood pellet market analysis, manufacturing, and financial projections. Appendices: pellet manufacturers, bibliography, and wood pellet literature review.
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