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Unlocking The Sky

Author : Seth Shulman
ISBN : 0061846937
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Unlocking the Sky tells the extraordinary tale of the race to design, refine, and manufacture a manned flying machine, a race that took place in the air, on the ground, and in the courtrooms of America. While the Wright brothers threw a veil of secrecy over their flying machine, Glenn Hammond Curtiss -- perhaps the greatest aviator and aeronautical inventor of all time -- freely exchanged information with engineers in America and abroad, resulting in his famous airplane, the June Bug, which made the first ever public flight in America. Fiercely jealous, the Wright brothers took to the courts to keep Curtiss and his airplane out of the sky and off the market. Ultimately, however, it was Curtiss's innovations and designs, not the Wright brothers', that served as the model for the modern airplane.

Unlocking The Poetry Of W B Yeats

Author : Daniel Tompsett
ISBN : 9780429885037
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Unlocking the Poetry of W.B. Yeats undertakes a thorough re-reading of Yeats' oeuvre as an extended meditation on the image and theme of the heart as it is evident within the poetry. It places the heart at the centre of a complex web of Yeatsian preoccupations and associations—from the biographical, to the poetic and philosophical, to the mythological and mystical. In particular, the book seeks to unlock Yeats’ mystifying aesthetic vision via his understanding of the ancient Egyptian "Weighing of the Heart" ceremony. The work provides a chronological narrative arc that looks to use the theme of the heart as it recurs in the poetry in order to circumvent and overcome more established frameworks. Its purpose is to offer refreshing ways of conceptualizing and building alternatives to more deeply entrenched, but not entirely satisfactory arguments that have been offered since Yeats' death in 1939, while demonstrating the centrality of the occult to Yeats' art.

Unlocking The Last Days

Author : Jeff Lasseigne
ISBN : 1441214054
Genre : Religion
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The very title of the last book of the Bible means "unveiling." Yet this mysterious and confusing book seems to do anything but unveil, especially when we read it on our own. Unlocking the Last Days takes readers through key parts of this misunderstood book, using a verse-by-verse approach that clearly communicates God's truth, warnings, and promises. Both Bible teachers and students will find this book a welcome aid to understanding an intriguing piece of the Scriptures.

Body Language Unlocking The Secrets

Author : Horst Hanisch
ISBN : 9783837096538
Genre : Self-Help
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Here is all you need to know about unlocking the secrets of body language. Knowledge gained from this book will help you to recognize positive signs from others, but more importantly, you can identify negative signals so that you can determine how to better react to them. It should help you in business relationships to “read” other people and, hopefully, gain an advantage. It will also help you recognize in yourself how your body language may be read by others. You can learn to adapt your style and stance to reflect a different attitude if it would help a situation.

Dialogue With The Self Unlocking The Door To Your Self

Author : Dr. Wahab Owolawi
ISBN : 9781640697225
Genre : Self-Help
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"Dialogue with the self-unlocking the door to your true self " explores the world of duality that exist in all humans-the world of incomplete (physical) and that of complete or panoramic (soul) consciousness. _ e narrative in the book depicts a journey into a hypothetical city called 'Niyod' to interact with people whose world isn't significantly different from ours yet whose views and perception of life is slightly at variance with ours. The traveler (Operosus) garnered profound wisdom and knowledge which he has graciously shared in this book.

Unlocking The Doors To The Worlds Of Guaman Poma And His Nueva Cor Nica

Author : Rolena Adorno
ISBN : 9788763542708
Genre : History
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Honored by UNESCO’s Memory of the World designation, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala’s Nueva corónica y buen gobierno (1615) rewrites Andean history in accordance with the author’s goals of reforming Spanish colonial rule in the continent-spanning viceroyalty of Peru. Housed at the Royal Library of Denmark since the 1660s, brought to international attention in 1908, and first published in facsimile in 1936, the autograph manuscript has been the topic of research in Andean ethnology and related disciplines for several decades. Now, on the eve of the 400th anniversary of Guaman Poma’s composition of the Nueva corónica, a renowned group of international scholars has focused fresh attention on the work, its author, and its times. Accomplished Andeanists such as R. Tom Zuidema, Frank Salomon, Jan Szeminski, and Regina Harrison are joined by other notable and younger scholars to explore Andean institutions and ecology, Inca governance, Spanish conquest-era history, the transformations of native and European sources in Guaman Poma’s hand, and his multilingual artistic dexterity. The relationship of the manuscript to Fray Martín de Murúa’s chronicles and a critical analysis of claims about the Nueva corónica’s authorship round out the volume.

Unlocking The Secrets Of White Dwarf Stars

Author : Hugh Van Horn
ISBN : 9783319093697
Genre : Science
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White dwarfs, each containing about as much mass as our Sun but packed into a volume about the size of Earth, are the endpoints of evolution for most stars. Thousands of these faint objects have now been discovered, though only a century ago only three were known. They are among the most common stars in the Milky Way Galaxy, and they have become important tools in understanding the universe. Yet a century ago only three white dwarfs were known. The existence of these stars completely baffled the scientists of the day, and solving the mysteries of these strange objects required revolutionary advances in science and technology, including the development of quantum physics, the construction and utilization of large telescopes, the invention of the digital computer, and the ability to make astronomical observations from space. This book tells the story of the growth in our understanding of white dwarf stars, set within the context of the relevant scientific and technological advances. Part popular science, part historical narrative, this book is authored by one of the astrophysicists who participated directly in uncovering some of the secrets of white dwarf stars.

Modern Science Unlocking The Bible

Author : Harriot Mackenzie
ISBN : HARVARD:32044011289360
Genre : Bible and science
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The Shakespeare Key Unlocking The Treasures Of His Style Elucidating The Peculiarities Of His Construction By Charles And Mary Cowden Clarke

Author : Charles Cowden Clarke
ISBN : IBNF:CF003814891
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Unlocking The Mystery

Author : Jason Hensley
ISBN : 9781448645404
Genre : Religion
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Have you found yourself frustrated or confused by the Trinity? Does it seem strange to you that a Son can be his own Father? Have you been told that the Trinity is a "mystery," and that you never can truly understand it? This book seeks to give you a Bible-based answer to your questions. For those people who believe that the Truth of God's Word is important, this book delves straight into the Biblical explanation of the relationship between Jesus and God, showing a logical and Scriptural understanding of their relationship. Amidst hundreds of Bible passages, it demonstrates the nature of Christ, his humanity, and his role as a representative of his Father-unearthing the fallacies of the Trinity. Be prepared to "unlock the mystery!"

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