Download United States Policy Toward the Armenian Question and the by S. Payaslian PDF

By S. Payaslian

This entire research of yankee coverage towards the Armenian query and the Armenian Genocide makes a speciality of the real position giant enterprise performed in maintaining the U.S. from extra actively opposing the genocide, regardless of huge public opinion calling for larger motion. It surveys the historic evolution of U.S. coverage towards the Ottoman Empire because the early 19th century and examines the level to which the missionary neighborhood, advertisement pursuits, and overseas financial and geopolitical competitions formed U.S. coverage through the administrations of McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson.

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Download Roman Edessa: Politics and Culture on the Eastern Fringes of by Steven K. Ross PDF

By Steven K. Ross

Roman Edessa deals a entire and erudite research of the traditional urban of Edessa (modern day Urfa, Turkey), which constituted a impressive amalgam of the East and the West. one of the parts explored are:* the cultural lifestyles and antecedents of Edessa* Edessene faith* the level of the Hellenization at Edessa ahead of the appearance of Christianity* the parable of an trade of letters among a King Abgar and Jesus.

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Download The Quantum Mechanics of Many-Body Systems by D.J. Thouless PDF

By D.J. Thouless

This monograph introduces complicated undergraduates and graduate scholars of physics to the "many-body" thought in theoretical physics. The remedy addresses difficulties and suggestions on the topic of nuclear and atomic physics, the electron thought of metals, and the theories of liquid helium 3 and four.
A unified account of the sector instead of an outline of parallel tools, the text's major thematic methods contain the self-consistent box and its generalizations, perturbation idea and using Feynman diagrams, and using eco-friendly capabilities to explain excitations of a many-body method. the first emphasis is at the theories of atomic nuclei, the electron fuel, superconductivity, and liquid helium 3. A familiarity with the foundations of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics is thought, yet an in depth wisdom of nuclear and reliable country physics is unnecessary.

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Download Shadow of the Sultan's Realm: The Destruction of the Ottoman by Daniel Allen Butler PDF

By Daniel Allen Butler

The heritage of the Ottoman Empire spanned greater than seven centuries. on the top of its strength, it stretched over 3 continents and produced marvels of structure, literature, technological know-how, and conflict. whilst it fell, its cave in redrew the map of the realm and adjusted the process background.

Shadow of the Sultan s Realm is the tale of the empire s dissolution in the course of a tumultuous interval that climaxed within the First global warfare. In its telling are battles and campaigns that experience turn into the stuff of legend Gallipoli, Kut, Beersheeba waged via males who've turn into better than lifestyles: Enver Bey, the would-be patriot who was once pushed extra by way of ambition than by means of knowledge; T. E. Lawrence ( Lawrence of Arabia ), the enigmatic chief of an abnormal battle opposed to the Turks; Aaron Aaronsohn, the Jewish botanist-turned-spy who deceived his Turkish and British allies with equivalent facility; David Lloyd George, the best minister for whom strength intended every little thing, integrity not anything; Mehmet Talaat, who gave the orders that begun the Armenian massacres; Winston Churchill, who created a close plan for the Gallipoli crusade, which must have been the masterstroke of the nice struggle; Mustafa Kemal, a talented soldier who might turn into a progressive baby-kisser and earn the identify Ataturk; Arthur Balfour, the British overseas secretary who may promise something to a person; and Edmund Allenby, the final who failed within the trench battle of the western entrance yet fought brilliantly in Palestine.

Daniel Allen Butler weaves the tales of the lads and the occasions that propelled them right into a compelling narrative of the demise of an empire. Its legacy is the cauldron of the trendy heart East.

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Download Mädchen in der Provinz by Angelika Horstkotte (auth.) PDF

By Angelika Horstkotte (auth.)

Warum eigentlich eine besondere services zu "Mädchen auf dem Land"? Sind das nicht Mädchen wie überall sonst auch? Vielleicht ein bißchen braver, ein bißchen biederer, ein bißchen doofer, eben immer ein bißchen ,hinterher', aber sonst? Sie sind doch quickly schon wie ,normal'. Wohl ein bißchen rückstän­ dig, aber zum Glück doch längst nicht mehr so hinterwäldlerische ,Bauerntram­ pel' wie früher. was once sollte es an ihnen wohl Besonderes, Erwähnenswertes ge­ ben? Weder sind sie nennenswert auffällig, noch werden sie es. Sie machen keine Schlagzeilen, besetzen selten Häuser, zeigen sich weniger ,bewegt', haben auch nicht so differenzierte und bunte Kulturen und Stile wie Mädchen in der Stadt. Bewegungen in der Jugend sind ja - ob mit Freude, ob mit Schrecke- unübersehbar zu verzeichnen, aber die spielen sich doch wie immer woanders ab. Darauf haben sich Interessen zu richten, weil sich da was once tut. was once aber gibt es langweiligeres als Land und dann ausgerechnet noch Mädchen auf dem Land.

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Download Gravitation and Spacetime by Hans C. Ohanian PDF

By Hans C. Ohanian

The 3rd variation of this vintage textbook is a quantitative creation for complex undergraduates and graduate scholars. It lightly publications scholars from Newton's gravitational idea to important relativity, after which to the relativistic conception of gravitation. normal relativity is approached from a number of views: as a thought developed by way of analogy with Maxwell's electrodynamics, as a relativistic generalization of Newton's concept, and as a idea of curved spacetime. The authors supply a concise evaluate of the real options and formulation, coupled with the experimental effects underpinning the most recent examine within the box. quite a few workouts in Newtonian gravitational conception and Maxwell's equations support scholars grasp crucial options for complicated paintings regularly relativity, whereas particular spacetime diagrams motivate them to imagine by way of 4-dimensional geometry. that includes finished experiences of modern experimental and observational info, the textual content concludes with chapters on cosmology and the physics of the massive Bang and inflation.

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Download String Theory: An Introduction to the Bosonic String by Joseph Polchinski PDF

By Joseph Polchinski

The 2 volumes that contain String concept offer an updated, accomplished account of string concept. quantity 1 offers an intensive creation to the bosonic string, in response to the Polyakov course necessary and conformal box conception. the 1st 4 chapters introduce the principal rules of string idea, the instruments of conformal box thought, the Polyakov direction critical, and the covariant quantization of the string. The booklet then treats string interactions: the overall formalism, and specific remedies of the tree point and one loop amplitudes. Toroidal compactification and lots of very important points of string physics, resembling T-duality and D-branes also are lined, as are higher-order amplitudes, together with an research in their finiteness and unitarity, and diverse nonperturbative rules. the amount closes with an appendix giving a brief path on course critical equipment, by means of annotated references, and an in depth word list.

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Download Chemical Oscillations, Wawes & Turbulence by Y. Kuramoto PDF

By Y. Kuramoto

Классическая монография известного японского физика-теоретика профессора Иошики Курамото (Yoshiki Kuramoto) по теории колебаний и волн в распределённых средах. Имеено на эту книгу обычно ссылаются, когда упоминают "модели Курамото" или "осцилляторы Курамото", одна из первых (если не первая) книг, активно использующих понятие нелинейного фазового осциллятора.

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Под редакцией профессора Германа Хакена (Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Hermann Haken)

Оглавление:

1. Introduction
Part I: Methods
2. Reductive perturbation method
3. approach to section description I
4. approach to part description II
Part II: Applications
5. Mutual Entrainment
6. Chemical Waves
7. Chemical Turbulence
Appendix
References
Subject Index

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Download Body Work (V.I. Warshawski Novel) by Sara Paretsky PDF

By Sara Paretsky

The very last thing V.I. Warshawski was once watching for whilst she confirmed up at Chicago's membership Gouge used to be that she'd finish up cradling a demise functionality artist in an alley. A PTSD-stricken soldier is presumed to blame of the homicide, yet it is as much as V.I. to determine what forms of shady actions are particularly occurring at membership Gouge...

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