1939 U. S. Yearbook

Interesting Original Book Full of Facts and Figures from 1939 - Unique Birthday Gift / Present Idea!

Author: Andy Jackson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781985372412

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Page: 70

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SPECIAL OFFER - REGULAR PRICE $19.95 This 70 page 8.5" x 11" book gives a fascinating and informative insight into life in the United States in 1939. It includes everything from the most popular music of the year to the cost of a buying a new house. Additionally there are chapters covering people in high office, the best-selling films of the year and all the main news and events. Want to know who won the World Series or which U.S. personalities were born in 1939? All this and much more awaits you within.
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1957 U. S. Yearbook

Interesting Original Book Full of Facts and Figures from 1957 - Unique Birthday Gift Or Anniversary Present Idea!

Author: Andy Jackson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533556042

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Page: 58

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This 8.5" x 11" book gives a fascinating and informative insight into life in the U.S. in 1957. It includes everything from the most popular music of the year to the cost of a buying a new house. Additionally there are chapters covering people in high office and the main news events from 1957. Want to know who won the World Series or which personalities were born in 1957? Or what about the best selling films of the year? All this and much more awaits you within.
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1939 UK Yearbook

Interesting Facts and Figures from 1939 - Perfect Original Birthday Present / Gift Idea!

Author: Andy Jackson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781985254190

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Page: 64

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This 64 page 8.5" x 11" book gives a fascinating and informative insight into life in the United Kingdom in 1939. It includes everything from the most popular music of the year to the cost of a buying a new house. Additionally there are chapters covering people in high office, the best-selling films of the year and all the main news and events. Want to know which team won the FA Cup or which British personalities were born in 1939? All this and much more awaits you within.
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80

From Ben Bradlee to Lena Horne to Carl Reiner, Our Most Famous Eighty Year Olds Reveal Why They Never Felt So Young

Author: Gerald Gardner,Jim Bellows

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402248245

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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"Don't be surprised, Pussycat," said Helen Gurley Brown, still flirtatious at eighty-four, "We're all survivors and proud of it. We want to talk about it." And they do. Eighty of America's most famous eighty year-olds reflect on their journeys to the big 8-0 and describe the passions that keep them young. They all have opinions about today's world what is good about being eighty and what keeps them vital. The members of this generation have spent eighty-plus years honing the art of living and they have secrets to share. Their personal stories are truly inspirational. "My answer to growing old at any age, whether you're growing to be twenty , or forty, or sixty or eighty, is to fall in love and stay in love." --Ray Bradbury, 86, author "It's interesting to me--my career has taken off now that I'm ninety-five. It's totally taken off. I had to wait 'til I was ninety-five to be this popular." --Kitty Carlisle Hart, 95, singer "I say quite sincerely that this is the best time of my life." --Hugh Hefner, 80, founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy Contributors to the book include: Mike Wallace, Helen Thomas, Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner, Lena Horne, Kitty Carlyle Hart, Ray Bradbury, Art Buchwald, Norman Lear, Robert Byrd, George McGovern, and Jack Valenti. Advanced Praise for 80: "Everyone from 9-90 needs this book, because save for the two or three mad people in the world, everyone wants to live & never die. The selected people in "80" have with, charm and ensusiance revealed how they have survived, with passion, compassion, humor and style. I hope Gardner and Bellows will do another one on 90 - I am in for the long run."--Maya Angelou "80 is the new young! These inspiring stories of vibrant, active octogenarians are the best kind of tonic for warding off worries about old age."--Tom Brokaw "Once, almost nobody was eighty. Now many of us are and more of us are going to be soon. So Gerald Gardner and Jim Bellows give us a wonderful book about being eighty and more."--Jimmy Breslin "A joy to read and a guaranteed attitude adjustment. These people are hope! And Gerald Gardner and Jim Bellows know how to edit down their famous lives to the fearless truths."--Gail Sheehy, author of Passages and Sex and the Seasoned Woman "Jim Bellows'and Gerald Gardner's 80 made me laugh, 80 made me think, and 80 actually made me look forward to reaching and to enjoying that Grand Age"--Mark Shields, syndicated columnist and PBS commentator "80 is the most heartening book on old age I've read since De Senectute (Cicero, you callow sub-octogenarians, Cicero). The 80 old folks in 80 make 80 sound so fascinating, I feel short-changed by being forced to wait until 2010 to be among their number."--Tom Wolfe "I love this book. What a pleasure: great interviews, lovely wise people."-- &nnie Lamott, author of Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith
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1935 U.S. Yearbook

Interesting Book Full of Facts and Figures from 1935 - Unique 'Year You Were Born' Birthday Gift / Present!

Author: Andy Jackson

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514193785

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Page: 50

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This is a 50 page 8.5" x 11" book which gives a fascinating and informative insight into life in the U.S. in 1935. It includes everything from the most popular music of the year to the cost of a buying a new house. Additionally there are chapters covering people in high office and the main news events from 1935. Want to know who won the World Series or which personalities were born in 1935? Or what about the best selling films of the year? All this and much more awaits you within.
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Mirror on 1938

Fascinating Book Containing 120 Newspaper Front Pages from 1938 - Excellent Birthday Gift / Present Idea

Author: Andy Jackson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781717123671

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Page: 128

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Mirror On 1938 contains 120 original Daily Mirror (UK) newspaper front pages from 1938. This wonderful archive of all the major news events from the year includes everything from 3 feet deep snow drifts in mid-August to British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlains appeasement of Adolf Hitler in Munich. All the front pages are original scans from the actual newspapers and are not modern reproductions (as such please note some articles may be difficult to read and you may possibly need a magnifying glass to read them). This is a super gift idea for anyone born in 1938 and is sure to bring memories flooding back of times gone by.
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The Year in History 1937

Author: Whitman Publishing

Publisher: Whitman Pub Llc

ISBN: 9780794837273

Category: History

Page: 120

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Remember the year you graduated . . . got married . . . landed your dream job . . . had your first child. Celebrate those special occasions with Whitman Publishing s The Year in History books. You ll relive the nation s day-to-day news, important milestones, and pop-culture sensations. What events were shaping the world? What movies was everyone watching? How much did it cost to buy a car? What famous people were born that year? Each Year in History book is packed with details that bring history to life. In The Year in History: 1937 you ll relive a time when baseball great Joe DiMaggio signed with the New York Yankees the Golden Gate Bridge was completed and opened to the public Jack Nicholson, Bill Cosby, and Jackie Collins were born the average new car cost $800 Jean Harlow s last movie, Saratoga, was released . . . and much more! Recapture an important year from your life Give a uniquely personal gift Other books in the Year in History library explore 1942, 1947, 1952, 1962, 1972, 1982, and 1992, with more years being added.
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So You're 80!

Author: Mike Haskins,Clive Whichelow

Publisher: Summersdale Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781849534413

Category: Humor

Page: 96

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You may be too late to take up pole dancing and the closest thing you get to extreme sports these days is prising the top off a ketchup bottle.On the bright side, you can now lie back and take it easy - just not so far back that you can't get up again. And it's only 20 years before you get that telegram from the Queen!
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Food History Almanac

Over 1,300 Years of World Culinary History, Culture, and Social Influence

Author: Janet Clarkson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 144222715X

Category: Reference

Page: 1360

View: 9742

The Food History Almanac, covering 365 days of the year, is chock full of information and anecdotes relating to food history from around the world from medieval times to the present.
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40 Days of Dating

An Experiment

Author: Timothy Goodman,Jessica Walsh

Publisher: ABRAMS

ISBN: 1613127154

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

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“What would happen if Harry met Sally in the age of Tinder and Snapchat? . . . A field guide to Millennial dating in New York City” (New York Daily News). When New York–based graphic designers and long-time friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh found themselves single at the same time, they decided to try an experiment. The old adage says that it takes 40 days to change a habit—could the same be said for love? So they agreed to date each other for 40 days, record their experiences in questionnaires, photographs, videos, texts, and artworks, and post the material on a website they would create for this purpose. What began as a small experiment between two friends became an Internet sensation, drawing 5 million unique (and obsessed) visitors from around the globe to their site and their story. 40 Days of Dating: An Experiment is a beautifully designed, expanded look at the experiment and the results, including a great deal of material that never made it onto the site, such as who they were as friends and individuals before the 40 days and who they have become since.
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The History, Present State, and Future of Information Technology

Author: Andrew Targowski

Publisher: Informing Science

ISBN: 1681100029

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Page: N.A

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In Part I, Prof. Targowski takes us through the evolution of modern computing and information systems. While much of this material is familiar to those of us who have lived through these developments, it would definitely not be familiar to our children or our students. He also introduces a perspective that I found both refreshing and useful: looking at the evolution on a country by country basis. For those of us who live in the U.S., it is all too easy to imagine that evolution to be a purely local phenomenon. I found my appreciation of the truly global nature of computing expanding as he walked me through each country’s contributions. In Parts II and III, constituting nearly half of the book, Targowski provides what I would describe as an in-depth case study of the challenges and successes of informatics in Poland. As he tells each story—many of which involved him personally—the reader cannot help but better understand the close relationship between the freedoms that we in the west take for granted and the ability to produce innovations in IT. Even after Poland left the orbit of the former Soviet Union, the remaining vestiges of the old way of thinking remained a major impediment to progress. Being right and being rigorous were far less important than being in tune with the “approved” ways of thinking. There are important lessons to be learned here, particularly as we try to project how IT will evolve in rapidly developing economies such as China. But, from my experience, they apply equally well to western academia, where moving outside of preferred values and patterns of research can lead a scholar to be ignored or even disparaged. In Part IV, Targowski presents a bold, forward-looking synthesis of informatics and informing science in the future. Building upon articles recently published in Informing Science: The International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline, he presents a conceptual scheme of historical informing waves that builds upon historians such as Toynbee. He then considers how these trends will necessarily force us to rethink how we develop and apply IT. He does not steer away from the controversial. But he also provides cogent arguments for all his predictions and recommendations.
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Scribes and Scholars

A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature

Author: L. D. Reynolds,N. G. Wilson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199686335

Category: History

Page: 325

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It explores how the texts from classical Greece and Rome have survived and gives an account of the reasons why it was thought worthwhile to preserve them for future generations. In this 4th edition adjustments have been made to the text and the notes have been revised in order to take account of advances in scholarship over the last twenty years.
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Born in 1938. Birthday Nostalgia.

Author: Kerry Butters

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781535022378

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Page: 48

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Born in 1938 by Kerry Butters is a reference Book from that year, included in it are things in the News, Famous Births and Deaths etc. Great for birthday presents. Look out for other years in the series or maybe buy your own birth year. Look out for other years in the series by the same Author. 1916 - 2016
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Gone with the Wind

Author: Margaret Mitchell,Pat Conroy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416548947

Category: Fiction

Page: 1472

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The turbulent romance of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler is shaped by the ravages of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
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The Cambridge History of Medieval Political Thought C.350-c.1450

Author: J. H. Burns,James Henderson Burns

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521423885

Category: History

Page: 808

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This volume examines the history of a complex and varied body of ideas over a period of more than a thousand years.
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The 1939 Yearbook - UK

Interesting Book with Lots of Facts and Figures from 1939 - Unique Birthday Present / Gift Idea!

Author: Andy Jackson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781985254633

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Page: 64

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This 64 page 8.5" x 11" book gives a fascinating and informative insight into life in the United Kingdom in 1939. It includes everything from the most popular music of the year to the cost of a buying a new house. Additionally there are chapters covering people in high office, the best-selling films of the year and all the main news and events. Want to know which team won the FA Cup or which British personalities were born in 1939? All this and much more awaits you within.
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The Callendar Effect

The Life and Work of Guy Stewart Callendar (1898-1964)

Author: James Fleming

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1935704044

Category: Science

Page: 176

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Guy Stewart Callendar (1898–1964) is noted for identifying, in 1938, the link between the artifcial production of carbon dioxide and global warming. Today this is called the “Callendar Efect. ” He was one of Britain’s leading steam and combustion engineers, a specialist in infrared physics, author of the standard reference book on the properties of steam at high tempe- tures and pressures, and designer of the burners of the notable World War II airfeld fog dispersal system, FIDO. He was keenly interested in weather and climate, taking measurement so accurate that they were used to correct the ofcial temperature records of central England and collecting a series of worldwide weather data that showed an unprecedented warming trend in the frst four decades of the twentieth century. He formulated a coherent theory of infrared absorption and emission by trace gases, established the nineteenth-century background concentration of carbon dioxide, and - gued that its atmospheric concentration was rising due to human activities, which was causing the climate to warm. Callendar’s contributions to climatology led the way in the mid-twentie- century transition from the traditional practice of gathering descriptive c- mate statistics to the new and exciting feld of climate dynamics. In the frst half of the twentieth century, the carbon dioxide theory of climate change xiv Introduction had fallen out of favor with climatists.
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A Pan-American Life

Selected Poetry and Prose of Muna Lee

Author: Muna Lee,Jonathan Cohen

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299202347

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 302

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The extraordinary Muna Lee was a brilliant writer, lyric poet, translator, diplomat, feminist and rights activist, and, above all, a Pan-Americanist. During the twentieth century, she helped shape the literary and social landscapes of the Americas. This is the first biography of her remarkable life and a collection of her diverse writings, which embody her vision of Pan America, an old concept that remains new and meaningful today.
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