The Water Encyclopedia by Jr., Pedro Fierro (Editor), Evan K. Nyer (Editor)

By Jr., Pedro Fierro (Editor), Evan K. Nyer (Editor)

“Just do an online search.” “It’s on the net” those words have quick turn into part of the vernacular. The critical e-book of information when it comes to water, The Water Encyclopedia: Hydrologic information and web assets, 3rd version arose from the idea that almost all of the knowledge supplied inside this ebook should be simply stumbled on on the net. because the editors and their crew of participants quickly came across, utilizing the web for study could be not easy. an excessive amount of, too little, and questionable facts units can impression the quality of your effects. the recent version comprises greater than 1100 tables and 500 figures supplying facts relating to climate, floor water, flooring water, water use, water caliber, waste water, toxins, and water source administration. the 1st chapters are thoroughly new and speak about information administration and overseas facts assortment. The pollutants bankruptcy has grown to include a few 450 plus tables and figures. Wastewater, formerly incorporated in the toxins bankruptcy, is gifted as a brand new standalone bankruptcy. no matter if you're looking for a selected piece of knowledge or exploring many subject matters, this version is a portal to caliber evidence and knowledge units. protecting the weather that made the former variations bestsellers, the 3rd version elucidates the numerous adjustments in the environmental and in water-related concerns over the past decade. ready through scientists and engineers, the publication has been considerably extended past the scope of the second one variation. Reflecting adjustments not just in details but additionally know-how, at any time when attainable, the textual content comprises a web handle that courses you to the proper resource.

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The story of the 116th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers in by St. Clair Augustin Mulholland, Lawrence Frederick Kohl

By St. Clair Augustin Mulholland, Lawrence Frederick Kohl

The mutual appreciate among the Irish and the 116th used to be definitely based on their shared bravery and discomfort in the course of the campaigns from Fredericksburg to Petersburg, however it doubtless additionally owed whatever to the striking Irish colonel, St. Clair A. Mulholland.

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The American Civil War in British Culture: Representations by Nimrod Tal

By Nimrod Tal

This e-book explores the continual British fascination with the yank Civil conflict from the 1870s to the current. Analysing the War's position in British political discourse, army writing, highbrow lifestyles and pop culture, it strains the assets of Britons' attract the yank clash and their use of its representations at domestic and out of the country.

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Lafayette of the South: Prince Camille De Polignac and the by Jeff Kinard

By Jeff Kinard

The extraordinary accomplice profession of Prince Camille de Polignac—French aristocrat, expert army guy, and solider of fortune-has long past mostly neglected simply because such a lot of his carrier happened within the really overlooked western theater of the yank Civil war.

While in Louisiana in early 1863, after serving lower than Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard and Gen. Braxton Bragg, newly promoted Brigadier common Polignac took over a brigade of unruly Texans. in lots of methods it was once a final probability for either Polignac and the brigade. Lieutenant basic Richard Taylor, disgusted with the insubordinate Texans, used to be at the verge of breaking apart the brigade. Polignac regardless of an impeccable army heritage, have been rejected via a few devices as a result of his overseas birth.

Through exertions and private bravery. The French prince finally received his men’s belief and performed a vital position in defeating the purple River crusade of Union common Nathaniel P. Banks, for which Polignac used to be promoted to significant normal. In early 1865 Polignac made a last try and store his followed nation via crusing to France on a mystery diplomatic challenge, yet by the point he arrived in Paris, the South had surrendered.

In the enticing, well-written Lafayette of the South, Jeff Kinard unearths the prestigious yet underappreciated existence and profession of Prince Camille de Polignac. With riveting storytelling, Kinard follows Polignac via his early days, his dramatic years in the course of the Civil battle and the Franco-Prussian conflict, and the remainder of his lengthy existence. Polignac dies in1913, keeping the odd contrast of being the final accomplice significant common and the single overseas nationwide on both sides to earn a rank.

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Rebel at Large: The Diary of Confederate Deserter Philip Van by Philip Van Buskirk, B. R. Burg

By Philip Van Buskirk, B. R. Burg

This diary is likely one of the most original produced in the course of the Civil struggle since it includes little or no approximately army existence. Early within the warfare Van Buskirk deserted his regiment, operating as a schoolmaster, farm hand, and informal laborer. He wrote of the affliction civilians persisted by the hands of contending armies. yet he additionally stumbled on time to chronicle his fascination with good-looking younger lads he encountered in the course of his lifestyles as a deserter--unwittingly supplying smooth readers an illuminating glimpse of sophistication adjustments and sexual mores. Naval, social and sexual historians, specifically, will locate a lot precious resource fabric.

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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln, 1847-1865 by Ward Hill Lamon

By Ward Hill Lamon

While President-elect Abraham Lincoln used to be getting ready to visit Washington he appealed to his outdated pal and legislations accomplice Ward Hill Lamon: “I wish you to move in addition to me. . . . actually i have to have you ever. So get your self prepared and are available along.” Lamon journeyed from Springfield to Washington in 1861 and back to Illinois in mourning in 1865. Lincoln selected Lamon as his bodyguard whilst he slipped into Washington by means of evening to foil conspirators purpose on homicide. The president despatched him on missions and appointed him marshal of the District of Columbia. in the course of that point of civil warfare Lincoln was once frequently dispirited, and Lamon attempted to cheer him.These memories have been compiled from Lamon’s notes and papers through his daughter, Dorothy, and released in 1895. The accelerated moment variation of 1911 has been used for this reprinting. reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln has frequently been brought up for its firsthand testimony approximately key episodes and incidents, together with on the phantom-like teach journey to Washington in 1861, a trip to Charleston in the course of the secession problem, and Lincoln’s foreboding dreams.As James A. Rawley issues out in his creation, Lamon’s reminiscences of Lincoln’s own traits an presidency are vital to history.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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A People’s History of the Civil War: Struggles for the by David Williams

By David Williams

The acclaimed sweeping heritage of a country at warfare with itself, instructed the following for the 1st time through the folk who lived it.

Bottom-up historical past at its best possible, A People's historical past of the Civil conflict "does for the Civil conflict interval what Howard Zinn's A People's background of the us did for the examine of yank background ordinarily" (Library Journal). extensively praised upon its preliminary unlock, it used to be defined as "meticulously researched and persuasively argued" by means of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Historian David Williams has written the 1st account of the yankee Civil conflict even though the eyes of standard people—foot infantrymen, slaves, ladies, prisoners of warfare, draft resisters, local americans, and others. Richly illustrated with little-known anecdotes and first-hand testimony, this pathbreaking narrative strikes past presidents and generals to inform a brand new and strong tale approximately America's so much damaging conflict.

A People's background of the Civil battle is "readable social heritage" which "sheds interesting gentle" (Publishers Weekly) in this the most important interval. In so doing it recovers the long-overlooked views and forgotten voices of 1 of the defining chapters of yank background. 40 b/w photographs.

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The American Civil War: The War In The East 1863-1865 by Robert K. Krick

By Robert K. Krick

Nice battles and recognized commanders ruled the army historical past of the Civil conflict within the jap Theater through the interval 1863-1865. This booklet contains revealing info of the conflict at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the most expensive conflict ever waged within the Western Hemisphere, yet, opposite to universal trust, places ahead the speculation that it was once now not an outstanding turning element within the struggle. This ebook additionally examines the occasions that ended in Robert E Lee accepting beneficiant phrases of give up from Ulysses S furnish, bringing the conflict in Virginia to a detailed. a desirable examine this important aspect within the American Civil struggle.

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Backlands: The Canudos Campaign (Penguin Classics) by Euclides da Cunha

By Euclides da Cunha

An very important new translation of a primary paintings of Brazilian literature

Written by way of a former military lieutenant, civil engineer, and journalist, Backlands is Euclides da Cunha's bright and poignant portrayal of Brazil's notorious conflict of Canudos. The deadliest civil warfare in Brazilian background, the clash throughout the Eighteen Nineties was once among the govt and the village of Canudos within the northeastern kingdom of Bahia, which were settled through 30,000 fans of the spiritual zealot Antonio Conselheiro. faraway from simply an target retelling, da Cunha's tale exhibits either the importance of this occasion and the complexities of Brazilian society.

released right here in a brand new translation via Elizabeth Lowe, and that includes an advent via one of many most well known students of Latin the US, this can be guaranteed to stay the most effective chronicles of warfare ever penned.

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