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Review of Sports in American History

Gems, G.R., Borish, L.J., and Pfister, G. Sports in American History: From Colonization to Globalization, Second Edition. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2017. 385 pages (including images, index, and author information) US$89.00 (cloth cover). 737 more words

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World Religions

World Religions edited by Michael Coogan, was a good book to help prepare for the History Praxis. Aside from the Praxis prep, the book was definitely worth reading, though it had some significant flaws. 345 more words


Saudi textbook withdrawn over picture of Yoda with Saudi king: Report

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

BEIRUT, Lebanon: A high school social studies textbook will be withdrawn in Saudi Arabia after Star Wars character Yoda mysteriously appeared in a historic photograph, The New York Times reported on Thursday (Sep 21). 236 more words

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School’s kiln trips fire alarm

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FIRE crews attending an incident that disrupted traffic in Hobart this morning have found that it was a false alarm. 2,778 more words


Physics for Anesthesiologists: From Daily Life to the Operating Room - Springer - 2017

This book discusses, explains and provides detailed, up-to-date information on physics applied to clinical practice in anesthesiology, with the aid of simple examples from daily life. 106 more words

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING Principles and Practice of soil mechanics and Foundation Engineering

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING Principles and Practice of soil mechanics and Foundation Engineering


I am pleased to introduce this superb volume destined for a readership of students, professors, and consultants. 324 more words


Soil Mechanics Fundamentals

Soil Mechanics Fundamentals


Soil mechanics is the study of the response of soils to loads. These loads may come from human-made structures (e.g., buildings), gravity (earth pressures), and natural phenomena (e.g., earthquake). 281 more words