Category: Nonfiction

The Harp and the Shield of David: Ireland, Zionism and the State of Israel

Eliash examines the connection among eire and the Zionist circulation, and the kingdom of Israel from the context of Palestine’s partition and the hold up in Ireland’s reputation of the country of Israel until eventually 1963.

Analyzing the Irish perspective to the partition of Palestine via an analogy with that of eire, this engaging text compares either the Irish and Zionist perspectives at the partition plans of 1937 and 1947. The learn underscores the distinction among Ireland’s separatist coverage and its sparse diplomatic connections at the one hand, and Israel’s worldwide international relations at the different, and discusses how this hole contributed to Ireland’s hold up in spotting the country of Israel.

Shedding mild on Irish and Israeli overseas coverage, the e-book additionally calls into query the facility of small states to shape autonomous overseas coverage, the Vatican’s impact on religious Catholic states like eire, and the function of Irish and Jewish diasporas within the US.

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Knight's Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services 24-Hour Trainer

By Devin Knight, Mike Davis

Book-and-video package deal will get rookies on top of things on Microsoft SQL Server 2012

If you wish a pragmatic, hands-on advent, particularly to SQL Server Integration providers (SSIS), this book-and-video package deal from authority Brian Knight is the best resolution. every one lesson comprises 3 significant elements: an outline of the way every one SSIS characteristic or method works, an instructional that walks you thru the method or approach, and an accompanying video lesson. it is a entire studying package deal that might provide the self assurance you want to commence your first SSIS project.

  • Guides amateur database directors and builders who're studying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server Integration prone (SSIS)
  • Provides professional guideline from major SQL Server authority and writer, Brian Knight
  • Includes a booklet and a video, whole guideline that comes with classes, hands-on tutorials, and video demonstrations through the author
  • Covers the very newest alterations and updates within the SQL Server 2012 release

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration companies 24-Hour Trainer makes SQL Server 2012 and SSIS less intimidating.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics should not integrated as a part of the book dossier, yet can be found for obtain after purchase.

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German Autumn

By Stig Dagerman

In past due 1946, Stig Dagerman was once assigned by means of the Swedish newspaper Expressen to file on existence in Germany instantly after the autumn of the 3rd Reich. First released in Sweden in 1947, German Autumn, a suite of the articles written for that project, was once in contrast to the other reporting on the time. whereas so much Allied and overseas newshounds spun their writing at the broadly held trust that the German humans deserved their destiny, Dagerman disagreed and pronounced at the humanness of the boys and ladies ruined by way of the war—their guilt and agony. Dagerman used to be already a trendy author in Sweden, however the e-book and vast reception of German Autumn all through Europe validated him as a compassionate journalist and ended in the long-standing foreign impression of the book.

Presented right here in its first American version with a compelling new foreword by means of Mark Kurlansky, Dagerman’s essays at the tragic aftermath of warfare, anguish, and guilt are as hauntingly correct this present day amid present international clash as they have been sixty years ago.

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One Makes the Difference: Inspiring Actions That Change Our World

By Julia Butterfly Hill, Jessica Hurley

After her record-breaking yr tree sit down, Julia Butterfly Hill has ceaslessly endured her efforts to advertise sustainability and ecologically-minded how one can keep the old-growth redwoods she acted so valiantly to guard. right here she offers her many younger lovers with what they yearn for many -- her suggestion on the way to advertise swap and increase the wellbeing and fitness of the planet, distilled into a vital guide. This e-book can be available to school-aged teenagers, whereas accomodating the viewers of folks and academics who glance to Julia as an instance of the way one individual can "change the world." full of various charts, diagrams, and fascinating factoids, the publication might be damaged down right into a sequence of steps and easy-to-follow classes. it is going to be written commonly to be able to accommodate every kind of activism, although its center spotlight will be on environmental issues.

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POWER ELECTRONICS HANDBOOK, Third Edition

Power electronics, that's a quickly turning out to be region by way of learn and purposes, makes use of glossy electronics expertise to transform electrical energy from one shape to a different, akin to ac-dc, dc-dc, dc-ac, and ac-ac with a variable output importance and frequency. It has many purposes in our on a daily basis lifestyles comparable to air-conditioners, electrical vehicles, sub-way trains, motor drives, renewable power assets and gear provides for pcs. This e-book covers all facets of switching units, converter circuit topologies, regulate strategies, analytical tools and a few examples in their applications.

Designed to entice a brand new iteration of engineering pros, energy Electronics instruction manual, third version positive aspects 4 new chapters overlaying renewable power, power transmission, strength garage, in addition to an creation to dispensed and Cogeneration (DCG) expertise, together with fuel generators, gensets, microturbines, wind generators, variable velocity turbines, photovoltaics and gas cells, has been gaining momentum for really a while now.smart grid know-how. With this e-book readers might be in a position to offer technical layout management on assigned energy electronics layout tasks and lead the layout from the idea that to creation concerning major scope and complexity.

  • Contains forty five chapters protecting all elements of energy electronics and its applications
  • Three new chapters now together with assurance strength resources, strength garage and electrical energy Transmission
  • Contributions from greater than fifty prime specialists spanning twelve various countries

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Higher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge Economy

By Kemal Gnrnz

Demonstrates how the overseas mobility of scholars, students, courses, and associations of upper schooling advanced over the years, and the ways that it truly is taking place in today's worldwide wisdom economy.

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Resume Forensics: How To Find Free Resumes and Passive Candidates On Google

By Jim Stroud

RECRUITERS! Resume Forensics is a brief and simple advisor to discovering unfastened resumes and passive applicants on the internet. Heavy on visuals and light-weight on textual content, this publication is written and designed for the quick realization span of recruiters, sourcers and the corporations that hire them.

JOBSEEKERS! If the one factor you've gotten performed to discover paintings is publish your resume to a task board, you're lacking out on numerous possibilities. Resume Forensics will open your eyes to how recruiters seek the net to discover those who find themselves now not even trying to find paintings yet are being contacted for jobs that you'll probably, by no means pay attention approximately. Why now not eavesdrop on those recruiting recommendations then, place your self to be found?

during this publication, you are going to learn:

  • How to discover certified applicants that don't have their resumes published online.
  • What you'll want to do ahead of sourcing resumes online.
  • Why you can use a couple of seek engine
  • how to define unfastened resumes on Google
  • how to define loose resumes on Yahoo 
  • How to discover unfastened resumes on Bing
  • mystery seek instructions which are unique to Google
  • How to construct resume seek strings for locating candidates
  • How to discover resumes your festival has overlooked
  • How to take advantage of Google assets to discover passive candidates
  • learn facts proper to renew sourcing and lead iteration of passive candidates
  • concepts on how you can deal with your sourcing research
  • And more...

RECRUITERS! even if you're a amateur to discovering strength hires on-line, knowledgeable or whatever in among; this publication is stuffed with suggestions, methods and techniques that you should instantly use to fill your open positions.

JOBSEEKERS! permit the recommendations herein encourage you to do whatever diverse. Take steps to draw hidden possibilities to you.

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The Reason Why: The Story of the Fatal Charge of the Light Brigade

By Cecil Woodham-Smith

Not anything in British crusade background has ever equalled the tragic farce that was once the cost of the sunshine Brigade. during this attention-grabbing learn, Cecil Woodham-Smith exhibits that accountability for the deadly mismanagement of the affair rested with the Earls of Cardigan and Lucan, brothers-in-law and sworn enemies for greater than thirty years. In revealing the combo of satisfaction and obstinacy that was once to end up so deadly, the writer provides us an image of a vanished international, within which heroism and armed forces glory assured an immortality very unlikely in a extra cynical age.

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Language Teaching. a Scheme for Teacher Education: Syllabus Design

By David Nunan

Syllabus layout demonstrates, in a pragmatic means, the rules occupied with making plans and designing an efficient syllabus. It examines very important suggestions reminiscent of wishes research, goal-setting, and content material specification, and serves as an outstanding advent for lecturers who are looking to achieve a greater knowing of syllabus layout for you to review, regulate, and adapt the syllabuses with which they paintings.

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Protecting Your Identity - A practical guide to preventing identity theft and its damaging consequences

By Matthew Record

Id robbery is the UK's quickest becoming crime. It impacts contributors, govt departments and personal area companies and is envisioned already to be costing the united kingdom economic system round GBP 2 billion according to annum.With quite a few of your own info, criminals can open financial institution debts, declare merits, receive charge cards, loans and mortgages and follow for passports and using licences - all on your identify. they could additionally achieve entry in your current debts and in case you develop into a sufferer, you'll be blacklisted through monetary services until eventually the placement is absolutely resolved.Reclaiming your identification and restoring your monetary prestige may be long, time eating and emotionally draining. Your identification is a very beneficial commodity that are supposed to be safeguarded continually yet many of us are unaware approximately how one can absolutely guard themselves.This booklet supplies thorough, useful, aid and recommendation approximately the way to shield your identification. It includes necessary suggestions on what to do in case your id is stolen, and the place to get additional suggestions. writer BIOG: Matthew list is an skilled media researcher and winning writer. He used to be pushed to investigate the topic of identification robbery to guard himself and his kin from what has quick turn into the UK's quickest growing to be crime. in the course of his study he realised that there has been now not a unmarried accomplished resource to determine approximately what id robbery is, how you can provide yourself with protection or what to do in the event you turn into a sufferer. His publication seeks to handle the stability by means of delivering a finished and useful advisor to maintaining you from identification robbery and its harmful effects.

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