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Tales from a Glasgovian Oilman - Book One By Cliff Ashton
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The author, Cliff Ashton, was born just after World War II in Springburn, Glasgow, and this book includes many humorous accounts of his school days, his apprenticeship with British Rail, his... More > university years, and finally, the initial part of his career in the oil industry. Joining Shell in its Exploration and Production arm in 1971, he was posted to The Netherlands, The Sultanate of Oman - where he meets his future wife - and back to the Netherlands. While the author covers some technical aspects in the book, it is written mainly as an entertaining account of a life “in oil” and to inform the general reader about the challenges faced by the oil companies, and, perhaps more importantly, by the individuals who work in the industry.< Less
Balloonheart By Tom Janikowski
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Balloonheart tells the age-old story of the struggle for freedom. The novella is set somewhere in middle America after a post-war collapse of society. Remnants of the government and the... More > military-industrial complex have forged an alliance and cooperate in a re-ordered and fortified microcosm of post-modern civilization known as "the Project," which produces arms and materiel and seeks to enforce some order in what they attempt to portray as a very hostile world. A man whom we come to know only as "Hombre" narrates his path from his civilian home to the bowels of the Project and out again. He is aided in his quest for freedom by the ghost of a friend of his who was killed in an industrial accident within the Project. "Ed's Ghost" appears to the Hombre at critical times and helps the Hombre ask the right questions. The reader comes to see that perhaps some things are not quite as they seem - in the Hombre's world and in our own, as well.< Less
Balloonheart By Tom Janikowski
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Balloonheart tells the age-old story of the struggle for freedom. The novella is set somewhere in middle America after a post-war collapse of society. Remnants of the government and the... More > military-industrial complex have forged an alliance and cooperate in a re-ordered and fortified microcosm of post-modern civilization known as "the Project," which produces arms and materiel and seeks to enforce some order in what they attempt to portray as a very hostile world. A man whom we come to know only as "Hombre" narrates his path from his civilian home to the bowels of the Project and out again. He is aided in his quest for freedom by the ghost of a friend of his who was killed in an industrial accident within the Project.  "Ed's Ghost" appears to the Hombre at critical times and helps the Hombre ask the right questions. The reader comes to see that perhaps some things are not quite as they seem - in the Hombre's world and in our own, as well.< Less
Miagliano reawakens to the magic touch and scent of wool By Della Livorno
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“Miagliano Reawakens to the Magic Touch and Scent of Wool” is an illustrated tale of courage, passion, hard work and love for wool and Miagliano, a village with an impressive industrial... More > heritage, and one of the most beautiful and better preserved post-industrial workers’ villages in Italy. Mr. Nigel Thompson, an English entrepreneur, decided to found his wool company, Biella The Wool Company (BTWC) choosing the ancient mill at Miagliano as his headquarters, and established the only European grease wool sorting centre for small woolgrowers. In addition, Mr. Thompson incorporated a short chain supply complete wool production system to process the grease wool into finished products of high quality. The book is intended as an instrument of both the dissemination and the promotion of the knowledge and artistic culture that are flourishing in Miagliano, and as a means to create meaningful links and co-operations with like-minded people the world over.< Less
Miagliano reawakens to the magic touch and scent of wool By Della Livorno
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“Miagliano Reawakens to the Magic Touch and Scent of Wool” is an illustrated tale of courage, passion, hard work and love for wool and Miagliano, a village with an impressive industrial... More > heritage, and one of the most beautiful and better preserved post-industrial workers’ villages in Italy. Mr. Nigel Thompson, an English entrepreneur, decided to found his wool company, Biella The Wool Company (BTWC) choosing the ancient mill at Miagliano as his headquarters, and established the only European grease wool sorting centre for small woolgrowers. In addition, Mr. Thompson incorporated a short chain supply complete wool production system to process the grease wool into finished products of high quality. The book is intended as an instrument of both the dissemination and the promotion of the knowledge and artistic culture that are flourishing in Miagliano, and as a means to create meaningful links and co-operations with like-minded people the world over.< Less
Vignettes By John Richardson
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The life story of John V. Richardson (1918-2009), who was born in Newark, Ohio. He grew up in Morgan County and was drafted into WWII, serving in England as a Hospital Engineer for the 182nd General... More > Hospital in Sudbury with the rank of Captain (and eventually full Colonel upon retirement with the 364 Engineer Brigade). Upon return to the states in 1946, he worked for Jeffrey Manufacturing Company, makers of the Heliminer coal cutter and conveyor, in their engineering and marketing departments, being promoted to field service manager to factory service manager to general service manager. In retirement, he owned and operated the DaySpring Christmas Tree Plantation, a choose-and-cut-your-own tree farm in southeastern Ohio. Appendices of cars, prayers, recipes, and a special "Day in the Life of the Post Engineer."< Less
Restoration of a floor - Raphael Rooms Vatican Museums By Potito Maselli
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Restoration of a tiled floor, in the Raphael Rooms, at the Vatican Museums. In the text there are both historical and technical information, with regard to the restoration, accompanied by a... More > particularly graphic and photographic documentation on the procedure of posting the work.< Less
The Gray Zones of Creativity and Capital By Šefik Tatlić & Gordana Nikolić
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What is the correlation among the creative industries, creative industry policies, new media paradigms and capitalism as colonial relations of dominance? What is the role of these industries in the... More > prioritization of the interests of capital at the expense of those of society and how can these paradigms be criticized in the context of the actual, neoliberal, flexible regime of reproduction of capital? To what measure is this regime ‘flexible’ and to what measure it is just an extension of rigid, feudal and racial logics that underline (post)modern representational discourses? To what measure do the concepts of creativity, transparency, openness and flexibility conceal the hegemonic nature of modern hierarchies of exploitation?< Less
Rally And Sustain: Cracklogues and Tour Logs By Jason Novak & Jamie Duffy
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Born out of the early-90s Chicago metal-industrial music scene carved out by Ministry and Wax Trax! Records, Acumen (later Acumen Nation after a band name dispute) released their first album on Fifth... More > Colvmn Records in 1995.   Branching out into electronic music focusing heavily on drum 'n' bass, front man Jason Novak and guitarist Jamie Duffy created the group DJ? Acucrack in 1997. Forming their own label, Cracknation Records allowed the group to release their other projects including Iron Lung Corp. (comprised of Acumen Nation and The Clay People members), shoe gaze rocking Fawn, and progressive metal group Czar. This companion to Rally And Sustain: The Cracknation Documentary DVD chronicles the postings and tour journals from front man Jason Novak and co-conspirator Jamie Duffy from their earliest tours with Clay People and Skrew, through their later adventures with KMFDM and Front Line Assembly.< Less
Event-Based Community Organizing By Dana Hart & Jake Lyon
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Event-Based Community Organizing (EBCO) is a theory that short-term, high-energy events can instigate people-led change in communities. Stressing inclusion and cooperation, EBCO is developed in the... More > form of a resource fair for the Downriver Detroit community of Ecorse, Michigan.< Less

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