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Ningxia hardworking prosperous heavily loaded taper roller bearing for vehicle is tested and appraised


31st March 2011 Bearing Technology 0 Comments
Ningxia hardworking prosperous antifriction bearing Manufacturing Co., Ltd sets up on the basis of northwest subsidiary factory of Qingtongxia of bearing factory, it is one that has more than 20 years to produce all kinds of antifriction bearings and empirical professional manufacturing enterprises of the roller. This enterprise, according to the heavy-duty automobile group of China, demand for the heavily loaded taper roller bearing for vehicle of high-accuracy long life of automobile group of Shaanxi, carry on the research of bearing precision, characteristic and reliability, develop ...
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Eight ring bearings: The new lathe bearing obtains the national patent


31st March 2011 Bearing Technology 0 Comments
It is reported, a kind of lathe bearing that eight ring bearing companies develop obtains the patent of utility model to authorize too recently. The special bearing research and development centre of the company is classified as the construction plan of research and development centre of new and high technology of Zhejiang Province. The motorcycle engine crankshaft bearing that the company develops reaches China's leading level, can substitute the import, is classified as " The national key new product " , " Key national-level Torch Program project " , " The first batch of new high-tech ...
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Ship Ablaze: The Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum Broadway Ed O’Donnell


31st March 2011 History Books 36 Comments
There were few experienced swimmers among over 1,300 Lower East Side residents who boarded the General Slocum on June 15, 1904. It shouldnt have mattered, since the steamship was chartered only for a languid excursion from Manhattan to Long Island Sound. But a fire erupted minutes into the trip, forcing hundreds of terrified passengers into the water. By the time the captain found a safe shore for landing, 1,021 had perished. Ship Ablaze draws on firsthand accounts to examine why the death toll was so high and how the city responded. Masterfully capturing both the horror of the event and ...
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Racism and Education: Coincidence or Conspiracy? Routledge 1 edition David Gillborn


31st March 2011 History Books 0 Comments
Education policy is not designed to eliminate race inequality but to sustain it at manageable levels. This is the inescapable conclusion of the first major study of the English education system using critical race theory. David Gillborn has been described as Britains most influential race theorist in education. In this book he dissects the role of racism across the education system; from national policies to school-level decisions about discipline and academic selection. Race inequality is not accidental and things are not getting better. Despite occasional good news stories about ...
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The Thunder of Angels: The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the People Who Broke the Back of Jim Crow Donnie Williams Lawrence Hill Books


31st March 2011 History Books 13 Comments
Williams and Greenhaw reveal the depth of involvement of ordinary black folks in the Montgomery bus boycott and their brave resistance to Jim Crow, far beyond that which is commonly known. He recalls the many extraordinary blacks and whites of the South who rose above the required expectations and limitations of social conventions and played crucial roles in the formation of the modern civil rights movement. Although popular culture highlights the role of Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks, Williams (who inherited the bus made famous by Parks and later donated it to the Henry Ford ...
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Our Times: The Age of Elizabeth II Arrow A.N. Wilson


31st March 2011 History Books 9 Comments
When Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in 1953, there were many who proclaimed that a new Elizabethan Age had begun. Few could have any inkling, however, of the stupendous changes that were going to take place, in Britain and around the world. The collapse of British power in the world and the near-evaporation of its wealth were established facts, but few people had even begun to understand them.In the third book in A.N. Wilsons acclaimed histories, Our Times follows the beginnings of modern Britain from the 1950s with the Suez crisis, immigration, the Angry Young Men and Harold Macmillan, to ...
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Uncovering Ways of War: U.S. Intelligence and Foreign Military Innovation 1918-1941 Thomas G. Mahnken Cornell Univ Pr


31st March 2011 History Books 11 Comments
Correcting expert conventional wisdom, Mahnken shows that in a crucial period military intelligence was not obtuse, not blind to innovation, not useless. This fascinating study offers hope for the future. --Richard K. Betts, Columbia University "Uncovering Ways of War presents an important revision of the accepted wisdom about the character, scope, and success or failure of the American intelligence effort in the years between the two world wars. Thomas G. Mahnken makes extensive use of archival materials and thoroughly surveys the historical and theoretical literature to build a ...
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Continental Divide: Heidegger Cassirer Davos Peter E. Gordon Harvard University Press


31st March 2011 History Books 22 Comments
When they met at Davos in 1929, Cassirer and Heidegger sent tremors through the world of continental philosophy that radically transformed the terrain of European thought. With the hermeneutic skill of a master seismologist, Peter E. Gordon identifies the forces that produced their explosive meeting and traces the aftershocks that continue to reverberate to this day. --Martin Jay, University of California, Berkeley (20110203)Continental Divide conjugates an even-handed reconstruction of the debate and its lasting significance with an astute analysis of how philosophy revisits its own ...
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Playing Boal: Theatre Therapy Activism Jan Cohen-Cruz Routledge 1 edition


31st March 2011 History Books 10 Comments
This marvelous collection of material, assembled and arranged by Jan Cohen-Cruz and Mady Schutzman, truly goes from the entry level--sort of Basic Boal--to extremely interesting practical applications that are very useful. It also addresses with great vigour the broader political and social questions raised by Boal's work. This collection is urgently welcome.Douglas L. Paterson, Chair of the Department of Dramatic Arts, University of Nebraska at OmahaThis book is a necessary and timely addition to the study of the range of theatre techniques known as Theatre of the Oppressed and its ...
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Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian Muslim and Jewish Sources Europe Portugal Olivia Remie Constable University of Pennsylvania Press First Edition edition


31st March 2011 History Books 10 Comments
"The editor is to be warmly congratulated for having gathered together an impressive collection of sources which should prove of great interest to specialist and nonspecialist alike."—English Historical Review"With the assistance of a large team of acknowledged experts, Constable has succeeded in assembling a distinguished miscellany of unusual interest which deserves to be warmly and widely welcomed."—History Today Text: English (translation) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. The documents collected here date mostly from the eighth ...
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