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Exchange Gus and introduce the new heavily loaded type sliding bearing Avoid lubricating and avoiding maintaining


31st July 2011 Bearing Technology 0 Comments
Recently, Germany exchanged Gus Company to introduce a new heavily loaded type sliding bearing. According to this company, avoid lubricating and avoiding maintaining " iglidur Q2 " The bearing is in the heavily loaded restriction on application that the sliding bearing has broken through and moulded plastics, this is because it has adopted brand-new material association. " iglidur" The sliding bearing has already succeeded in replacing several million metal or compound shaft sleeves to need grease. The wear-resisting characteristic improves 2 to 5 times The test of the research and ...
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Okinawa: The Last Battle of World War II Asia Japan Robert Leckie Penguin


30th July 2011 History Books 24 Comments
Military historian Leckie covers the fierce battle between American and Japanese troops for the island of Okinawa throughout the spring of 1945. Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. On this 50th anniversary of the battle of Okinawa (April to June 1945), we can expect an avalanche of titles about this last major battle of World War II. Okinawa was an epic amphibious-air-sea-land battle the likes of which may never be seen again. The conflict raged for 83 days; 13,000 Americans and 100,000 Japanese perished. Kamikazes sank 34 and damaged 361 U.S. vessels. Both Astor and ...
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Salt in the Sand: Memory Violence and the Nation-State in Chile 1890 to the Present Lessie Jo Frazier Duke University Press Books


30th July 2011 History Books 2 Comments
“A path-breaking study of history and memory in Chile’s legendary nitrate north that ties together the massacres of miners in the early twentieth century and the human rights abuses of the Pinochet era. A highly original contribution to memory studies, gender studies, and Chilean history.”—Peter Winn, editor of Victims of the Chilean Miracle: Workers and Neoliberalism in the Pinochet Era, 1973–2002“The hot winds of the Atacama desert in northern Chile have not succeeded in erasing what has become the territory of Lessie Jo Frazier’s Salt in the Sand, a book centered on ...
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Ancient Chinese Thought Modern Chinese Power Ancient China Xuetong Yan Princeton University Press


30th July 2011 History Books 27 Comments
[I] found Dr. Henry A. Kissinger's comment that it is 'a fascinating study' very much to the point. . . . Given China's growing influence in the world right now, the work should no doubt have a wider readership than might appear the case prima facie. Princeton University Press should be congratulated on producing such a handsome volume. It can be highly recommended for library purchase in its hardback edition. -- Malcolm Warner, Asia Pacific Business Review[F]or those who welcome a China that is increasingly active at the global level, as well as for those who do not, it seems the time is ...
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Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis Graham T. Allison Harper Collins 1st edition


30th July 2011 History Books 27 Comments
"A lively updating of a classic, in many ways superior to the original." -- Richard K. Betts, Columbia University"A page turner-the review of relevant literature is comprehensive, thoughtful, and original." -- Diane Vaughan, Boston College"More than a revised edition, this is a new book, with the most recent empirical material and sophisticated theorizing. Important as it was, the original Essence of Decision now appears to have been a first draft; this version was worth waiting for." -- Robert Jervis, Columbia University"The revised edition updates both the theory and the history in ...
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Between the Alps & A Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and Moral Blackmail Today Europe Switzerland Angelo M. Codevilla Regnery Publishing 1 edition


30th July 2011 History Books 14 Comments
"...Kritik am Verhalten der Schweiz im Zweiten Weltkrieg wurde primr mit Argumenten aus der moralisch-idealistischen Denktradition vorgetragen." -- Hans E. Ttsch, Neue Zrcher Zeitung, 4 Oktober 2000 Realpolitik and Moral Blackmail In Between the Alps and a Hard Place, Professor Angelo M. Codevilla reveals how the true history of the Swiss in World War II has been buried beneath a modern campaign of moral blackmail that has accused Switzerland of secretly supporting Nazi Germany and sharing culpability for the Holocaust. Codevillawho practiced real-life, hardball foreign ...
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The Very Best Men: The Daring Early Years of the CIA Simon & Schuster Evan Thomas


30th July 2011 History Books 7 Comments
The Very Best Men is the story of the CIA's early days as told through the careers of four glamorous, daring, and idealistic men who ran covert operations for the government from the end of World War II to Vietnam. Evan Thomas re-creates the personal dramas and sometimes tragic lives of Frank Wisner, Richard Bissell, Tracy Barnes, and Desmond FitzGerald, who risked everything to contain the Soviet threat. Within the inner circles of Washington, they were regarded as the best and the brightest. They planned and acted to keep the country out of war -- by stealth and "political action" and to ...
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The Gorbachev Phenomenon: A Historical Interpretation Expanded edition Moshe Lewin University of California Press Expanded edition


30th July 2011 History Books 4 Comments
"A broad historical analysis of Lewin's kind makes the Gorbachev phenomenon far less an extraordinary event, by replacing it within the continuum of historical trends of which he is the expression and which are being achieved through him." -- Pierre Bourdieu, Times Literary Supplement"Mr. Lewin's book is a grand essay of wide historical and sociological sweep. . . . Perhaps the study's most valuable contribution is the emphasis on the social changes Russia has undergone since 1917, symbolized by the shift of population from village to city and all the characteristic ...
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Lady Gregory’s Toothbrush Colm Toibin Picador


30th July 2011 History Books 18 Comments
'Biographical portraits are too often nowadays smudged in a surfeit of words... this one is a brilliant illumination' Spectator Colm Toibin was born in Ireland in 1955, and lives in Dublin. He is the author of four novels, including the 1999 Booker nominated The Blackwater Lightship. His non-fiction includes Bad Blood, Homage to Barcelona, The Sign of the Cross, and, mmost recently, Love in a Dark Time. At once conservative and radical in her beliefs, she saw no conflict in idealizing and mythologizing the Irish peasantry, for example, while her landlord husband introduced ...
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John F. Kennedy: A Biography Thomas Dunne Books 1St Edition edition Michael O’Brien


30th July 2011 History Books 37 Comments
John F. Kennedy creates an absorbing, insightful and distinguished biography of one of America's most legendary Presidents. While current fashion in Kennedy scholarship is to deride the man's achievements, this book describes Kennedy's strengths, explains his shortcomings, and offers many new revelations.There are many specialized books on Kennedy's career, but no first-class modern biography--one that takes advantage of the huge volume of recent books and articles and new material released by the JFK library. Ten years in the making, this is a balanced and judicious profile that goes beyond ...
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