Peake's Progress

Selected Writings and Drawings of Mervyn Peake

Author: Mervyn Peake,Maeve Gilmore

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9781590206935

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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Mervyn Peake (1911-1968) was a prolific and astonishingly original writer and artist, who touched at one time or another on almost every literary form. Peake¹s Progress is a selection, compiled by his widow, Maeve Gilmore, from every period of his work as a writer and draughtsman. It contains a remarkable work from childhood. ?The White Chief of the ?Umzimbooboo Kaffirs,¹ the early ?Mr. Slaughterboard,¹ which foreshadows the Titus books, two plays, ?the Wit to Woo¹ and ?Noah¹s Ark,¹ a broadcast version of ?Mr. Pye,¹ and a generous selection of Peake¹s short stories, poems and nonsense verses as well as his drawings. Including a new preface written by Mervyn Peake¹s son, Sebastian, this edition of Peake¹s Progress is published to coincide with the centenary of Peake¹s birth.
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Intermetallics Research Progress

Author: Yakov N. Berdovsky

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 9781600219825

Category: Science

Page: 290

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This volume covers research on the crystal chemistry and bonding theory of intermetallics, determination and analysis of phase diagrams, superlattices, antiphase domains and order-disorder transitions, the geometry and dynamics of dislocations and related defects in intermetallics, and other related areas.
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Progress in Nano-Electro Optics III

Industrial Applications and Dynamics of the Nano-Optical System

Author: Motoichi Ohtsu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540268456

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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This unique monograph series "Progress in Nano-Electro Optics" reviews the results of advanced studies of electro-optics on the nanometric scale. This third volume covers the most recent topics of theoretical and experimental interest including classical and quantum optics, organic and inorganic material science and technology, surface science, spectroscopy, atom manipulation, photonics, and electronics. The first two volumes addressed the "Basics and Theory of Near Field Optics" (2002) and "Novel Devices and Atom Manipulation" (2003).
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Progress in Cell Cycle Research

Author: Laurent Meijer,Silvana Guidet,Lee Vogel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306455070

Category: Medical

Page: 284

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Now in its second year, Progress in Cell Cycle Research was conceived to serve as an up to date introduction to various aspects of the cell division cycle. Although an annual review in any field of scientific investigation can never be as current as desired, especially in the cell cycle field, we hope that this volume will be helpful to students, to recent graduates considering a de1liation in subject and to investigators at the fringe of the cell cycle field wishing to bridge frontiers. An instructive approach to many subjects in biology is often to make comparisons between evolutionary distant organisms. If one is willing to accept that yeast represent a model primitive eukaryote, then it is possible to make some interesting comparisons of cell cycle control mechanisms between mammals and our little unicellular cousins. By and large unicellular organisms have no need for intracellular communication. With the exception of the mating phenomenon in S. cerevisiae and perhaps some nutritional sensing mechanisms, cellular division of yeast proceeds with complete disregard for neighbourly communication. Multicellular organisms on the other hand, depend entirely on intracellular communication to maintain structural integrity. Consequently, elaborate networks have evolved to either prevent or promote appropriate cell division in multicellular organisms. Yet, as described in chapter two the rudimentary mechanisms for fine tuning the cell division cycle in higher eukaryotes are already apparent in yeast.
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Aufklärung jetzt

Für Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt. Eine Verteidigung

Author: Steven Pinker

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104030685

Category: Philosophy

Page: 736

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Eine leidenschaftliche Antithese zum üblichen Kulturpessimismus und ein engagierter Widerspruch zu dem weitverbreiteten Gefühl, dass die Moderne dem Untergang geweiht ist. Hass, Populismus und Unvernunft regieren die Welt, Wissenschaftsfeindlichkeit macht sich breit, Wahrheit gibt es nicht mehr: Wer die Schlagzeilen von heute liest, könnte so denken. Doch Bestseller-Autor Steven Pinker zeigt, dass das grundfalsch ist. Er hat die Entwicklung der vergangenen Jahrhunderte gründlich untersucht und beweist in seiner fulminanten Studie, dass unser Leben stetig viel besser geworden ist. Heute leben wir länger, gesünder, sicherer, glücklicher, friedlicher und wohlhabender denn je, und nicht nur in der westlichen Welt. Der Grund: die Aufklärung und ihr Wertesystem. Denn Aufklärung und Wissenschaft bieten nach wie vor die Basis, um mit Vernunft und im Konsens alle Probleme anzugehen. Anstelle von Gerüchten zählen Fakten, anstatt überlieferten Mythen zu glauben baut man auf Diskussion und Argumente. Anschaulich und brillant macht Pinker eines klar: Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt sind weiterhin unverzichtbar für unser Wohlergehen. Ohne sie wird die Welt auf keinen Fall zu einem besseren Ort für uns alle. »Mein absolutes Lieblingsbuch aller Zeiten.« Bill Gates
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Progress in Maritime Technology and Engineering

Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2018), May 7-9, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal

Author: Carlos Guedes Soares,T.A. Santos

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 042999947X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 716

View: 1988

Progress in Maritime Technology and Engineering collects the papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2018, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–9 May 2018). This conference has evolved from a series of biannual national conferences in Portugal, and has developed into an international event, reflecting the internationalization of the maritime sector and its activities. MARTECH 2018 is the fourth in this new series of biannual conferences. Progress in Maritime Technology and Engineering contains about 80 contributions from authors from all parts of the world, which were reviewed by an International Scientific Committee. The book is divided into the subject areas below: - Port performance - Maritime transportation and economics - Big data in shipping - Intelligent ship navigation - Ship performance - Computational fluid dynamics - Resistance and propulsion - Ship propulsion - Dynamics and control - Marine pollution and sustainability - Ship design - Ship structures - Structures in composite materials - Shipyard technology - Coating and corrosion - Maintenance - Risk analysis - Offshore and subsea technology - Ship motion - Ships in transit - Wave-structure interaction - Wave and wind energy - Waves Progress in Maritime Technology and Engineering will be of interest to academics and professionals involved in the above mentioned areas.
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Recent Progress in Mesostructured Materials

Proceedings of the 5th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS 2006) Shanghai, China, August 5-7, 2006

Author: Dongyuan Zhao,Shilun Qiu,Yi Tang,Chengzhong Yu

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080475288

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 956

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Recent Progress in Mesostructured Materials is a selection of oral and poster communications presented during the 5th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (5th IMMS2006). Authorized by International Mesostructured Material Association (IMMA) and hosted by the Fudan University, China. The scope of this involved field covers both traditional inorganic mesostructured molecular sieves and mesostructured materials like organic polymers, metals, organic-inorganic nanocomposites, and ordered mesoporous carbons, the hot topics in chemistry, crystallization, structure, liquid crystalline, catalysis and materials science. This symposium provided a forum for the presentation of the most novel development and knowledge in the science and technology of mesostructured materials. Papers presented cover a wide range of topics that include synthesis, structure determination, characterisation, modelling, and application in catalysis, adsorption, biochemistry and advanced material sciences. * This highly visual book is a must for readers looking to stay up-to-date on mesostructure science * A selection of more than 200 oral and poster papers, covering research aspects/developing trends of mesostructured materials * An important reference for those working in the material science, catalysis and biotechnology fields
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Progress in Optics

Author: Emil Wolf

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780444514684

Category: Science

Page: 460

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Optics has become one of the most dynamic fields of science since the first volume of Progress in Optics was published, forty years ago. At the time of inception of this series, the first lasers were only just becoming operational, holography was in its infancy, subjects such as fiber optics, integrated optics and optoelectronics did not exist and quantum optics was the domain of only a few physicists. The term photonics had not yet been coined. Today these fields are flourishing and have become areas of specialisation for many science and engineering students and numerous research workers and engineers throughout the world. Some of the advances in these fields have been recognized by awarding Nobel prizes to seven physicists in the last twenty years. The volumes in this series which have appeared up to now contain 240 review articles by distinguished research workers, which have become permanent records for many important developments. They have helped optical scientists and optical engineers to stay abreast of their fields. There is no sign that developments in optics are slowing down or becoming less interesting. We confidently expect that, just like their predecessors, future volumes of Progress in Optics will faithfully record the most important advances that are being made in optics and related fields.
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Progress in Inorganic Chemistry

Author: F. Albert Cotton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470166576

Category: Science

Page: 350

View: 8589

This comprehensive series of volumes on inorganic chemistry provides inorganic chemists with a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. Every volume reports recent progress with a significant, up-to-date selection of papers by internationally recognized researchers, complemented by detailed discussions and complete documentation. Each volume features a complete subject index and the series includes a cumulative index as well.
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Gormenghast / Der letzte Lord Groan

Neuausgabe

Author: Mervyn Peake

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 3608101829

Category: Fiction

Page: 324

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Schloss Gormenghast beherbergt das alte Geschlecht der Grafen von Groan. Hinter den Mauern geht die Zeit ihren eigenen Gang. Begleitet von rätselhaften Zeremonien pflegen die Schlossbewohner ihre Gewohnheiten. Im dritten Band verlässt Titus das Schloss, um die Welt kennen zu lernen. Mervyn Peakes zeitloses Meisterwerk ist das Vorbild für viele moderne Fantasy-Autoren.
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Im Schloss

Author: Mervyn Peake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783608950502

Category:

Page: 550

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Progress in Optics

Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080879826

Category: Science

Page: 297

View: 1877

Progress in Optics
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Progress of Lens Biochemistry Research Volume in honour of Prof. Dr. med. J. Nordmann

Volume in honour of Prof. Dr. med. J. Nordmann

Author: O. Hockwin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401015716

Category: Medical

Page: 323

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On August 25,1976 Prof. Dr. med. JEAN NORDMANN, Emeritus Professor of Strasbourg University, will celebrate his 80th anniversary. The task of paying tribute to Professor NORDMANN's many services to ophthalmology in a way worthy of the occasion is so difficult that we decided to concentrate on the focal point of his life's work. In this issue scientists engaged in lens research from allover the world offer reports of their latest findings together with their best wishes and felicitations as a birthday gift to the Nestor of lens research. They thereby express their gratitude to Professor NORDMANN, who, with the lifelong in defatigable enthusiasm of a scientist, has most successfully persued the prob lems of lens metabolism. It is our sincerest hope that we may look forward to many more years in which to take advantage of Professor NORDMANN's superior knowledge. Among the contributions to this festive donation we miss the works of some authors who have always held Professor NORDMANN's special inter est. The editor has received several letters of longstanding friends who would have liked to submit a manuscript but had been unable to meet the deadline: Professor NORDMANN may rest assured that they, too, belong to the great number of congratulators from our field of research. We have been able to make this dedication thanks to Professor HENKES who readily agreed to publish our contributions in Documenta Ophthal mologica. Dr. Junk publishers have done their utmost to ensure prompt publication.
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Progress of Astronomy

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Astronomy

Page: N.A

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Annual Progress Report

Author: Geological Survey of Western Australia

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geology

Page: N.A

View: 5018

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History of the Great Northwest and Its Men of Progress

A Select List of Biographical Sketches and Portraits of the Leaders in Business, Professional and Official Life

Author: Hugh J. McGrath

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Northwestern States

Page: 592

View: 4418

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