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BBC - England's Reformation: Three Books that Changed a Nation (2017)

BBC - England's Reformation: Three Books that Changed a Nation (2017)
WEB-DL | 832x468 | .MP4/AVC @ 1392 Kbps | 59 min 44 s | 737 MiB
Audio: English AAC 317 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary | History

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Janina Ramirez tells the story of three books that defined this radical religious revolution in England. Tyndale's New Testament, Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer and Foxe's Book of Martyrs are no longer commonly recognised titles, yet for nearly four hundred years these works formed the backbone of British life. Their words shaped the English language, fuelled religious division and sparked revolt. Nina discovers how the trio of texts had a powerful cumulative effect.

Mars via the Moon: The Next Giant Leap (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by hill0 at Jan. 22, 2018
Mars via the Moon: The Next Giant Leap (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Mars via the Moon: The Next Giant Leap (Springer Praxis Books) by Erik Seedhouse
English | 29 Dec. 2015 | ISBN: 3319218875 | 192 Pages | PDF | 13.18 MB

MOMENTUM IS BUILDING for a return to the Moon. NASA’s international partners on the International Space Station are in favor of returning to the lunar surface, as are India and China. The horizon goal may be Mars,
Spaceplane HERMES: Europe's Dream of Independent Manned Spaceflight (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Spaceplane HERMES: Europe's Dream of Independent Manned Spaceflight (Springer Praxis Books) by Luc van den Abeelen
English | 21 Dec. 2016 | ISBN: 3319444700 | 612 Pages | PDF | 21.32 MB

This is the first comprehensive book on the European Hermes program. It tells the fascinating story of how Europe aimed for an independent manned spaceflight capability which was to complement
To Mars and Beyond, Fast!: How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

To Mars and Beyond, Fast!: How Plasma Propulsion Will Revolutionize Space Exploration (Springer Praxis Books) by Franklin Chang Díaz
English | 14 Jun. 2017 | ISBN: 3319229176 | 220 Pages | PDF | 11.17 MB

As advanced in-space propulsion moves from science fiction to reality, the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket, or VASIMR® engine, is a leading contender for making 'Mars in a month' a possibility.

Singing Games in Early Modern Italy: The Music Books of Orazio Vecchi  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Jan. 21, 2018
Singing Games in Early Modern Italy: The Music Books of Orazio Vecchi

Singing Games in Early Modern Italy: The Music Books of Orazio Vecchi (Music and the Early Modern Imagination) by Paul Schleuse
2015 | ISBN: 0253015014 | English | 392 pages | PDF | 5 MB

More Was Lost: A Memoir (New York Review Books Classics)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Jan. 21, 2018
More Was Lost: A Memoir (New York Review Books Classics)

More Was Lost: A Memoir (New York Review Books Classics) by Eleanor Perenyi
English | February 16th, 2016 | ASIN: B00XSVUJYK, ISBN: 1590179498 | 312 pages | EPUB | 10.29 MB

Best known for her classic book Green Thoughts: A Writer in the Garden, Eleanor Perényi led a worldly life before settling down in Connecticut. More Was Lost is a memoir of her youth abroad, written in the early days of World War II, after her return to the United States.
Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide, Second Edition (Springer Praxis) (Springer Praxis Books) [Repost]

Tourists in Space: A Practical Guide, Second Edition (Springer Praxis) (Springer Praxis Books) by Erik Seedhouse
English | 30 Aug. 2014 | ISBN: 3319050370 | 308 Pages | PDF | 8.58 MB

Forget Hawaii or the Mediterranean. Soon - very soon - you'll be able to add a much more exotic stamp to your passport: space. How will you get there, what will the trip be like and how much training will you need?

The New York Review of Books - January 13, 2018  Magazines

Posted by Shor at Jan. 19, 2018
The New York Review of Books - January 13, 2018

The New York Review of Books - January 13, 2018
English | 44 pages | True PDF | 20.3 MB

The Global Histories of Books: Methods and Practices  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Jan. 18, 2018
The Global Histories of Books: Methods and Practices

The Global Histories of Books: Methods and Practices by Elleke Boehmer, Rouven Kunstmann, Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Asha Rogers
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319513338 | 334 Pages | PDF | 39.6 MB

This book is an edited volume of essays that showcases how books played a crucial role in making and materialising histories of travel, scientific exchanges, translation, and global markets from the late-eighteenth century to the present.

Men, Women and Pianos: A Social History (Dover Books on Music)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Jan. 17, 2018
Men, Women and Pianos: A Social History (Dover Books on Music)

Men, Women and Pianos: A Social History (Dover Books on Music) by Arthur Loesser
2011 | ISBN: 0486265439 | English | 672 pages | MOBI | 2 MB