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Bricks and Mortar By John Hall
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Bricks and Mortar is must read, why? because it is the book that we all promise we will write one day but never have the time. My time happened when my surgeon told me that hip surgery was required... More > to repair the damage caused from a lifetime in the building trade and Bricks and Mortar became two books in one as I have also recorded the journey that is Hip replacement surgery and what a journey. if you are due to experience elected surgery then this book is the one to read on your hospital bed to take your mind off things !! i am sure you will enjoy Bricks and Mortar as much as i enjoyed writing it.< Less
Bricks and Mortar By Paul Quant
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Imaginative descriptions of walls in Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, the poems are narrative in form. Their historic reflections evoke a pastoral idyll which sometimes masks elements of the absurd!
Bricks And Mortar - Talking Back To The Bigots By Christina Engela
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Centering on the religious fundamentalism behind the policies and election drives of various religious based political parties in South Africa in the run-up to the April 22 2009 general elections,... More > several human rights advocates for the pink community engaged supporters of these parties and groups in open debate on their Facebook groups. It didn’t take very long for these debates to descend into a slugfest of note, with anti-gay and abusive anti-human rights rhetoric flying. These transcripts of the debates, which feature several prominent members of religious right wing parties and groups, reveals the shocking ignorance and intense and deep-seated hatred for anything which challenges their preconceived ideas and biblical literalism. Very clear is their refusal to accept any presented evidence or fact which disproves any of their theories, which most often were supplied by foreign right wing groups, classified in the USA as “hate groups”.< Less
Bricks And Mortar - Talking Back To The Bigots By Christina Engela
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This book is a compilation, analysis and discussion of a series of debates that took place between gay rights advocates and other associated groups campaigning for the removal of their human rights,... More > and reveals the lies, myths and misconceptions they believe and spread about the pink community. This document provides a frightening look into the world of the biblical literalist and what it means to the non-heterosexual community in South Africa who currently are firmly in the sights of the modern Christian fundamentalists. This is a must-read for the intelligent voter - for those who wish to make an intelligent and informed decision in future elections.< Less
Bricks And Mortar - Talking Back To The Bigots By Christina Engela
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This book is a compilation, analysis and discussion of a series of debates that took place between gay rights advocates and other associated groups campaigning for the removal of their human rights,... More > and reveals the lies, myths and misconceptions they believe and spread about the pink community. This document provides a frightening look into the world of the biblical literalist and what it means to the non-heterosexual community in South Africa who currently are firmly in the sights of the modern Christian fundamentalists. This is a must-read for the intelligent voter - for those who wish to make an intelligent and informed decision in future elections.< Less
The History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 By John Speweik
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History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 documents the last 275 years of the evolution of ingredients. The book assists architects and builders in modern times to match mortar formulations when... More > they are engaged in work that requires authentic replication of original material for the restoration of historic masonry buildings. This edition features the history of natural cement, ca. 1820s; historic Portland cement, ca. 1870s; and the beginning of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) in 1902 and the resistance to its formation. Information on the new ASTM C1713-10 Standard Specification for Mortars for the Repair of Historic Masonry is also included at the back of the book.< Less
The History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 By John Speweik
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History of Masonry Mortar in America 1720-1995 documents the last 275 years of the evolution of ingredients. The book assists architects and builders in modern times to match mortar formulations when... More > they are engaged in work that requires authentic replication of original material for the restoration of historic masonry buildings. This edition features the history of natural cement, ca. 1820s; historic Portland cement, ca. 1870s; and the beginning of the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) in 1902 and the resistance to its formation. Information on the new ASTM C1713-10 Standard Specification for Mortars for the Repair of Historic Masonry is also included at the back of the book.< Less
Laboratory instructions for tests of cement, mortar and concrete By Charles Derleth, Arthur Alvarez
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This book was originally published written in 1912 by University Of California,Department Of Civil Engineering. The authors; Charles Derleth, Jr. Director of the Testing Laboratory and Arthur c.... More > Alvarez instructor in charge This enlightening, yet concise book provides us with an interesting insight into the prevailing methods used c1912. This accurate and sympathetic reproduction will be of particular interest to those with an interest in construction history, or requiring an understanding of the prevailing methods of the time late 1800s and early 1900s.< Less
Laboratory instructions for tests of cement, mortar and concrete By Charles Derleth, Arthur Alvarez
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This book was originally published written in 1912 by University Of California,Department Of Civil Engineering. The authors; Charles Derleth, Jr. Director of the Testing Laboratory and Arthur c.... More > Alvarez instructor in charge This enlightening, yet concise book provides us with an interesting insight into the prevailing methods used c1912. This accurate and sympathetic reproduction will be of particular interest to those with an interest in construction history, or requiring an understanding of the prevailing methods of the time late 1800s and early 1900s.< Less
The Radio Proximity Fuzes for Bombs, Rockets and Mortars By U.S. Government
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This booklet presents the story of the development, production, and use of radio proximity fuzes, with some of the historical circumstances. The project was sponsored, administered and supported by... More > the National Defense Research Committee jointly with the Army, with the National Bureau of Standards serving as the central laboratory. Originally published in October 1945 by the Ordnance Development Division, National Bureau of Standards. Contents: The Purpose of the Fuze, Early Development, The Fuze for the M-8 Rocket, Bomb Fuze Development, The Generator-Powered Rocket Fuze, The Mortar Fuzes, Production, Tests of Effectiveness, Operational Record, Military Direction and Collaboration, Industrial Collaboration, Administrative and Technical Staff. 46 pages, 6 photos.< Less