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The Promise of American Life is the book of Herbert Croly, the man who started The new Republic, a famous American journal. It’s said that after reading this book Theodore Roosevelt adopted the New Nationalism.
Croly thought that American values of liberalism and individualism were substituted by that of industrialism and urbanism. He suggested the new political doctrine, mixing nationalism, social responsibility and care about others. He also insisted on centralization of power in the Federal Government to make democracy stronger.
If you want to have several hours of wise thoughts and great ideas, this book is for you.
The plot of the book is a carrying-away science-fiction work. It narrates about Corn Maxwell who spent his early age on the planet of Poictesme where one of the armies was based during the System Star War. When the war ended, the army left the planet having destroyed their bases and equipment which they had over there. However, one piece of equipment got lost and should be found. It is a military super computer called Merlin. With the help of it any problem could be solved. And everyone understood that life would change a lot depending on who would find this computer first. The main character Corn has a mission to go and research computers and find Merlin. Conn after learning a lot comes back but nobody has ever seen the computer; everyone just talk about it a lot. The life on the planet becomes fussy and nervous as all inhabitants want to change their life for the better. And Conn understand that he needs to find Merlin. This book might be called a real masterpiece by H.Beam Piper as in it he mixes adventure and thriller. The end of the book is very unexpected so it will keep readers attentive till the very end.
The surgical instruments of the Hindus with a comparative study of the surgical instruments of the Greek, Roman, Arab and the modern Eouropean [!] surgeons
Vol. 2, plates "List of works consulted": v. 1, p. -371
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Title varies slightly Imprint varies Title from cover Statistics for 1982, 1983 issued in United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly. Minutes of the General Assembly of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. v. 15, pt. 2 and v. 16, pt. 2 Issue for 1865 called v. 1; issues for 1866-1870 called v. 2; 1871-1874 called v. 3; 1875-1878 called v. 4; 1879-1882 called v. 5; 1883-1885 called v. 6; 1886-1889 called v. 7; 1890-1892 called v. 8; 1893-1896 called v. 9; 1897-1900 called v. 10; 1901-1903 called v. 11 From 1954- Minutes usually issued in 2 vols.: Pt. 1, the Journal; Pt. 2, the Statistics (covering the preceding year) Issues for 1865- include directory Merged with: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly. Minutes of the General Assembly of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, to form: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). General Assembly. Minutes SERBIB/SERLOC merged record
Andrew Dickson White, academic, ambassador and author, offers a detailed examination of the inflation, which took place in France of the 1790s: the reasons and consequences. The book describes irrational human behavior in times of financial crises, when currency had sunk to about one three-hundredth part of its nominal value and, after that, to nothing. Inquiring into the subject and the chain of events that occurred, White tried to dissuade the US Government of printing its own paper money.
The book is intended for those who work with network flows, optimization and network programming as well as everyone who is interested in these topics and want to broaden their knowledge. This is a study book representing an introduction to network flow from the classical and modern points of view. Network Flows contains a number of theories, algorithms and applications addressing the problems of the shortest path, maximum flow and minimum cost flow.