THIRD EDITION: Now updated with world DNA map. Written by an Oxford University professor, this book maps out almost every aspect of the biological differences between different races. It describes... More > species and races (subspecies); hybrids; and those theories of evolution that allow the various groups of animals to be graded as more or less primitive or advanced. Drawing on physical and cultural anthropology, palaeontology, prehistoric archaeology, art history, and nineteenth-century accounts of Africans until then secluded from contact with other human groups, this book features sections on Europids; the Jews; the Celts; the Australids; the Sanids (Bushmen); and the Negrids. In the final part, the author reviews in depth the evidence on heredity and cognitive ability and reaches the measured conclusion that in certain races a greater proportion of people are capable of developing high intelligence than in others. The last section discusses who some races had achieved civilisation and others have not.< Less
THE FINAL EDITION - This truly amazing volume contains every known collectable Doc Savage item. And, includes pictures, descriptions, interesting facts and the most complete Doc Savage Checklist... More > ever compiled, featuring 2418 Doc Savage items. In all, The Collector’s Handbook of Bronze contains 941 additional items not listed in the previous editions. This edition of the definitive guide to Doc Savage has been expanded by 84 pages and includes twice the number of pictures and graphics.
You will find expanded lists and updated information on all aspects of Doc Savage:
• A New Final Edition Foreword
• The Street & Smith Doc Savage Magazine Era
• The Bantam Doc Savage Paperback Era
• The Doc Savage Comic Book Eras
• Bronze Information Sources and Fanzines
• The Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze Film
• Modern Doc Savage Collectable Items and Books
• The Final Edition of the Doc Savage Checklist< Less
British and American soldiers led by Colonel Henry Bouquet fought and defeated Indians here on August 5th and 6th, 1763. The Battle of Bushy Run lifted the siege of Fort Pitt.
This field guide will... More > help those searching for the soldiers still lingering on the battlefield by giving an account of the battle and the areas in which the battle took place.
Included in this guide:
* Areas that have produced results
* Maps of the battlefield
and more.........< Less
UPDATED 3rd Edition November 2010. This family genealogy of the CANNON family begins in the Plymouth Colony of America, Virginia. The family moves to Henrico County, Virginia; then migrating south... More > into Wake County North Carolina, staying in South Carolina for a short time; then settling in Bulloch County, Georgia for several generations. The Cannon family moved further down in the Brooks County, Thomas County, Colquitt Co. Georgia area where they have remained for many more generations. Some generations of the Cannon family moved into Hamilton County, Florida. This book is full of referenced and researched accurate data from the family researchers and compiled and put into this database by this writer. (Also included is an additional John Cannon line from Tennessee to Texas.)A must have reference book for the CANNON family including a rare photo of George Washington Cannon and Martha Ann M. Glass of Colquitt/Brooks County Georgia.< Less
In Euro size, this is a full-color, in-depth, authoritative (some even say definitive) Shop Manual and Reference Guide for rebuilding the 1969-1978 CB750 SOHC4 Honda motorcycle, with a 40 year... More > perspective. Written by a long-time Honda mechanic, this book provides some history of the bikes, along with step-by-step rebuilding instructions, in-depth theory of how motorcycles work, improvements, performance enhancement secrets, and tuning and maintenance tips. Some modern-day vendors and suppliers are mentioned in the text. While written primarily for the CB750K1-K6 models, support is given to the K0 and the later "F" and K7/8 series bikes as well. The purpose behind this book: to help you rebuild your own CB750 motorcyle for a long, reliable ride.< Less
Paperback: Those 80s Cars is dedicated to enthusiasts of the manufacturers of American owned and branded franchises. These often overlooked cars are now entering classic and collectible status. This... More > is your resource guide of exterior and interior black & white views with hundreds of pages, over 2,400 images (front, back, profiles, interiors, dashes, seats and a few cut-a-ways), and quotes and stats from the brochures. Includes cars from 1980-1989 from these manufacturers: AMC & Eagle, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet & Geo, Chrysler & Imperial, Dodge, Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Merkur, Oldsmobile, Plymouth and Pontiac.< Less
Paperback: A new breed of Lincoln arrived in the spring of 1977. This new "international sized" Lincoln was Ford's response to increasing competition from European luxury makes and the... More > successful introduction of the Cadillac Seville. It was also a response to consumers' demands for more fuel efficient cars during a decade of oil embargoes, rising gasoline prices and federally mandated CAFE standards.
Despite its meager origins, the Lincoln Versailles offered superb comfort and convenience in the luxury compact class. Following Cadillac's lead with the Seville, Lincoln priced the Versailles higher than the rest of the line.
In this book, read about the history, compare facts and features, browse through media kits and brochures, see dealer product comparisons, view customized models, and even build a paper model.< Less
This is the dictionary for the students and teachers of Language and Linguistics!
Descriptive definitions are followed by appropriate examples.
Common Features of Language
Chapter... More > 2
Phonetics and phonology
Semantics and pragmatics
ISBN: 978-1-257-97317-0< Less
This Brightwell Ancestors and Decendancy research begins with Len Reynolds Brightwell of Crenshaw Co. Alabama. The Brightwell family came to the USA and settled in Maryland, Virginia and North... More > Carolina. There were Reynolds Brightwell men in those areas but we have not been able to connect our Len Reynolds Brightwell to the descendancy line yet. This Brightwell family settled in Crenshaw Co. and Covington Co. Alabama. Since then the Brightwell family has spread out throughout Alabama and numerous states but the ancestry of this book mainly deals with those older generations in Alabama.< Less
Completely updated to include comprehensive diagrams of scales, arpeggios and chord forms along with a complete mapping of the diatonic symmetries of the fretboard in every key, this book is your... More > road map to the guitar.
From music theory to easy to follow exercises, Fretography® takes you on a tour of the grid of frets and strings, revealing the hidden symmetries and organizing principles of the guitar.
First published in 2004, the original edition of Fretography was unlike other guitar methods in its systematic approach to identifying and mapping essential diatonic structures on the fretboard. This revision goes further and incorporates ideas developed by the author since then.
Intended for the intermediate to advanced guitarist, Fretography is a useful addition to any musician’s library.
(Fretography is a registered trademark of Mark Newstetter)< Less
A comprehensive genealogy of the Simon Mellen family of Massachusetts. Covering over three hundred years of family history, this volume clarifies numerous previous publications and provides a... More > starting point for future researchers.< Less
'Seeking Our Eagle' is the perfect, non-fiction companion piece for Karen Charlton's historical novel, 'Catching the Eagle.' It is in itself a remarkable story. Written with honesty and humour,... More > this factual book shows how the Charltons shook their family tree until a Regency convict fell out, and how Karen turned his sorry tale of injustice into a popular historical novel.
'Seeking Our Eagle' takes us on a fascinating journey back through three hundred years and the turbulent lives of seven generations of their family. It shows how the Charltons first became interested in genealogy and gradually uncovered their history. The author reveals how she eventually stumbled across their Regency skeleton in their closet, researched his sorry tale of injustice and turned it into a novel.
Illuminating the importance of family in all our lives, 'Seeking Our Eagle' is an entertaining and informative read for anyone interested in genealogical research or social history, and for those writing historical fiction.< Less
A very different sort of cello method, A Modern Cellist's Manual combines technical information and plenty of photographs with advice on approach. Topics addressed range from the basics of a painless... More > bow grip to injury avoidance, working with a metronome, and tenor clef. Emily's tone and sense of humor lighten the mood of any practice session. A Modern Cellist's Manual is suitable for those taking private lessons as well as returning cellists looking to bolster rusty technique.< Less
A booklet of 27 surveillance exercises for trainee private investigators. Exercises start off simple and get progressively harder.
These exercises are aimed at building confidence and skills at an... More > easy pace.< Less
Caverlys of North America
Caverly genealogy of several family trees I have collected with the help of many others. This book contains the Genealogies for the New York Caverlys, New Hampshire Caverlys... More > and Irish Caverlys. The Quebec Caverly tree, Amos Mills Caverly tree and Joseph Peter Caverly tree have be include with the New York Caverly genealogies.
Information about the Caverly DNA Project is included and some history information and Caverly historic ‘Arms’ are also in this edition.
The book does not include sources due to the number of existing pages. Some source may be found on several Caverly websites or by contacting one of the existing Caverly researchers. Details on many of the families who married into the Caverlys do not contain sources since the information was provided by other family researchers.
This was the best I could put together to include all the files names I have to date.< Less
A renowned world authority on organic rice farming makes his 2007 Ph.D. dissertation available in English. The integrated rice and duck farming system is described and compared with European farming... More > systems and other traditional Asian systems using ducks.< Less
When we began the search for our ancestry in the
year 1902, we had little knowledge of anyone back of our
great-grandfather, Andrew Wright, of Shoreham, Ver-
mont (born 1763, died... More > 1833), and had no idea of the inter-
esting search that was to follow our first efforts in this
line, or of the length of time that might elapse before the
results now attained should be written out for the benefit
of generations to follow :
We wish to acknowledge the valuable assistance re-
ceived from various sources, and the kindly encourage-
ment of interested kinsmen. We will mention :
First, Rodney P. Wright of Cambridge, Mass., who
is descended from Sir John Wright of Kelvedon Hall,
Essex, England, and is the author of a history of his
branch of the Wright family. His help has been invalu-
able to us in many ways.< Less