By Shawn Royall
developed from horse-drawn engines of the 1800s to the cutting-edge gear of this day. fireplace vehicles, firehouses, and the firefighters are depicted in photographs got from own collections, newspapers, files, and museums.
By Shawn Royall
By Eden Medina,Ivan da Costa Marques,Christina Holmes,Marcos Cueto
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By Gaspare Galati
This e-book deals attention-grabbing insights into the main technical and clinical advancements within the heritage of radar, from the 1st patent, taken out via Hülsmeyer in 1904, via to the current day. Landmark occasions are highlighted and interesting insights supplied into the outstanding those that made attainable the growth within the box, together with the scientists and technologists who labored independently and below strict secrecy in numerous nations internationally within the Nineteen Thirties and the massive businessmen who performed a big function after global battle II. The ebook encourages a number of degrees of studying. the writer is a number one radar researcher who's preferably put to supply a technical/scientific standpoint in addition to a ancient one. He has taken care to constitution and write the e-book in this kind of method as to entice either non-specialists and specialists. The publication isn't backed through any corporation or physique, both officially or informally, and is accordingly completely impartial. The textual content is enriched via nearly 300 photos, such a lot of that are unique and feature been accessed through particular searches within the archives.
By Ruth Mostern,Humphrey Southall,Merrick Lex Berman,Peter Bol
Well ahead of the innovation of maps, gazetteers served because the major geographic referencing method for centuries. together with a really expert index of position names, gazetteers characteristically associated descriptive parts with topographic positive factors and coordinates. putting Names is electrified via that culture of discursive place-making and by means of modern techniques to electronic information administration that experience revived the gazetteer and guided its improvement in contemporary a long time. followed via researchers within the electronic Humanities and Spatial Sciences, gazetteers offer how to version the type of advanced cultural, vernacular, and perspectival rules of position that may be positioned in texts and multiplied into an interconnected framework of naming background. This quantity brings jointly best and emergent students to check the historical past of the gazetteer, its very important position in geographic details technological know-how, and its use to extra the succeed in and effect of spatial reasoning into the electronic age.
By Sumanth Gopinath
By Deirdre Loughridge
Deirdre Loughridge unearths that allusions in musical writings to optical applied sciences replicate their unfold from fairgrounds and laboratories into public realization and a number discourses, together with that of track. She demonstrates how concrete issues of intersection—composers’ remedies of telescopes and peepshows in opera, for example, or a shadow-play functionality of a ballad—could then gas new modes of listening that aimed to increase the senses. An illuminating examine romantic musical practices and aesthetics, this publication yields fantastic family among the prior and current and gives perception into our personal modern audiovisual culture.