Finding Candidate Options for Investment: From Building by Justin Beck,Paul K. Davis,Russell D. Shaver,Gaga Gvineria

By Justin Beck,Paul K. Davis,Russell D. Shaver,Gaga Gvineria

Description of a strategy and a prototype software, construction Blocks To Composite concepts instrument (BCOT), for deciding on funding strategies for cover strength components. It guarantees vast diversity of ideas is taken into account firstly, then makes use of a screening strategy to slim the variety to these meriting more-extensive evaluate in a fuller portfolio-analysis framework. BCOT extends vintage economics and operations-research options and indicates pragmatic approximations, relatively in capabilities-based planning.

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SWAT Tactics by Jeffrie Jacobs

By Jeffrie Jacobs

Barricaded suspects, snipers and hostage-takers who require targeted tactical dealing with are actually universal in either city and rural components. but police departments often paintings with restricted manpower, low budgets and few education amenities. This guide, illustrated with diagrams and a hundred thirty images, covers organizing a crew, gear choice, health, hiking and rappelling, tactical education and more.

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Spy Fiction, Spy Films and Real Intelligence (Studies in by Wesley K. Wark

By Wesley K. Wark

This ebook received the Canadian Crime Writers' Arthur Ellis Award for the simplest style Criticism/Reference publication of 1991. This selection of essays is an try to discover the heritage of undercover agent fiction and undercover agent movies and examine the importance of the guidelines they comprise. the quantity deals new insights into the advance and symbolism of British secret agent fiction.

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Understanding Food Systems: Agriculture, Food Science, and by Ruth MacDonald,Cheryll Reitmeier

By Ruth MacDonald,Cheryll Reitmeier

Understanding nutrition platforms: Agriculture, nutrients technology, and meals within the United States explores the advanced and evolving procedure from which the USA will get its meals. From farm, to domestic, and every thing in-between, the authors use a systematic viewpoint that explains the basics of agricultural construction, nutrition technological know-how, and human nutrients that would consultant readers throughout the concerns that form our meals process, together with political, societal, environmental, fiscal, and moral issues.

Presenting the position and influence of know-how, from creation to processing and security, to cultural and client habit views, the ebook additionally explores the hyperlink among nutrition platforms and the heritage of meals and vitamin styles, and the way those effect ailment prevalence. present issues of shock and debate, together with the correlations among foodstuff structures and diet-related ailments, similar to weight problems and diabetes are explored, as are the background and present prestige of meals lack of confidence and accessibility.

Throughout the textual content, readers are uncovered to present subject matters that play vital roles in own nutrition offerings and the way they effect parts of the foodstuff method.

  • Presents the evolution of the U.S. foodstuff procedure, from historic beginnings, to present purchaser and political roles and responsibilities
  • Provides farm to fork insights on creation and intake practices within the United States
  • Explores complicated issues in call-out bins through the textual content to aid readers comprehend a few of the views on debatable topics

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Advancing U.S.-Australian Combined Amphibious Capabilities by Maren Leed,J.D. McCreary,George Flynn

By Maren Leed,J.D. McCreary,George Flynn

The research examines the call for for amphibious functions within the Indo-Asia-Pacific quarter and explores the strategic and operational software of varied types for mixed U.S. and Australian amphibious forces. The call for for amphibious functions displays the operational and strategic demanding situations confronted by means of the U.S. Marine Corps and Australian safety Forces. either international locations have indicated the significance of deepening their strategic partnership, but there was a scarcity of readability round the wanted results for and precedence one of the number of cooperative activities.

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Blue Ridge Fire Towers (Landmarks) by Robert Sorrell

By Robert Sorrell

fireplace lookout towers have graced the top peaks within the Blue Ridge Mountains for greater than a century. Early mountaineers and conservationists started developing lookouts through the overdue 1800s. through the Nineteen Thirties, states and the government had outfitted hundreds of thousands of towers round the nation, many within the Blue Ridge. whereas know-how allowed forestry prone to take advantage of different capacity for early detection of fires, many towers nonetheless stand as a testomony to their importance. writer Robert Sorrell info the attention-grabbing background of the lookouts within the Blue Ridge�s forests.

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Dreams of Equality: Women on the Canadian Left, 1920-1950 by Joan Sangster

By Joan Sangster

Canadian ladies at the political left within the first 1/2 the 20 th century fought with various levels of dedication for women's rights. Women's desires of equality have been partly a imaginative and prescient of monetary and sophistication equality, even though in addition they represented profound wishes for equality with males - either inside of their very own events and within the greater society. In either the Communist occasion of Canada and the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, a male-dominated management seldom embraced women's factors wholeheartedly or as a doctrinal precedence. So-called women's concerns, no matter if contraception, shopper concerns, or equivalent pay, often took moment position to an emphasis at the basic wishes of staff or farmers. still, many ladies persisted to advertise their feminist motives throughout the socialist stream, within the desire that, finally, the socialist New Jerusalem could see their desires of equality fulfilled.

In Dreams of Equality, Joan Sangster chronicles in interesting aspect the 1st tentative levels of a politically acutely aware women's move in Canada, from the time of women's suffrage to the 1950's whilst the CPC went into decline and the CCF started to adventure the alterations that might evolve into the hot Democratic occasion a decade later.

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I Was A CIA Agent In India by Wendell Minnick

By Wendell Minnick

This monograph comprises the unique chilly conflict propaganda tract, i used to be A CIA Agent In India, written via a former US kingdom division code clerk, John D. Smith, who defected to the Soviet Union within the overdue Nineteen Sixties. He has now not been obvious or heard from seeing that, and his ultimate future is clouded in secret. This monograph additionally comprises information of the 1955 Air India airplane bombing, which Smith alleges was once a CIA plot to assassinate Zhou Enlai, China's most appropriate and diplomat, ahead of he reached the Bandung convention in Indonesia. The record component of this monograph comprises US and Hong Kong govt records, in addition to Taiwan and Indian press experiences of the bombing and Smith's defection. The monograph comprises an intensive index and bibliography. research of Smith's propaganda tract is supplied through footnotes.

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Chinese Strategy and Military Power in 2014: Chinese, by Anthony H. Cordesman

By Anthony H. Cordesman

This document tracks and analyzes tendencies in chinese language army process, strength constitution, and neighborhood task. Open resource fabric is used to element how each one department of the People’s Liberation military has pursued modernization. chinese language views on their military’s position and improvement are featured, in addition to the perspectives of alternative appropriate nearby actors. the aim of this record is to supply the foundation for an unclassified discussion at the army advancements in China. by way of featuring information at the nearby army stability along views on China’s army improvement, the Burke Chair hopes that readers can greater know how China’s strategic targets, army improvement, and local perspectives engage with every one other.

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U.S. Local Law Enforcement Work in Trilingual:: English, by Wayne L. Davis Ph.D.,Miho Oda,Qiangjian Song

By Wayne L. Davis Ph.D.,Miho Oda,Qiangjian Song

This booklet is designed for younger readers. This ebook will be precious to scholars who're studying a number of languages. This ebook provides information regarding U.S. neighborhood legislation enforcement paintings in 3 varied languages (English, eastern, and Simplified Chinese), which enable the scholars to make quickly comparisons among the languages.

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