Download Rudolf Virchow: Der große Arzt und Politiker (German by Manfred Vasold PDF

By Manfred Vasold

Rudolf Virchow (1821–1902) battle nicht nur einer der Begründer der medizinischen Wissenschaft, sondern er setzte sich auch immer wieder für Reformen im Gesundheitswesen ein. Er warfare Mitbegründer der liberalen Fortschrittspartei und als Mitglied des preußischen Abgeordnetenhauses einer der schärfsten Widersacher Bismarcks.
Eine von Manfred Vasold spannend erzählte Biographie und zugleich eine Sozialgeschichte Deutschlands im 19. Jahrhundert.
(Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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Download Les Habla Su Capitán (WIE nº 446) (Spanish Edition) by Martín Quan Rodríguez,Windmills Editions PDF

By Martín Quan Rodríguez,Windmills Editions

Como pasajeros entregamos confiados nuestras vidas a los Pilotos de Líneas Aéreas. ¿Cuántas veces repitió el Capitán Quan, los procedimientos obligatorios para llevar a cabo un vuelo seguro? ¿Cuantas Inspecciones Visuales realizó para prevenir condiciones adversas que pudieran afectar l. a. seguridad de sus vuelos? ¿Cuantos despegues y aterrizajes seguros, realizó, bajo todas las condiciones meteorológicas posibles? El Capitán Quan, piloto profesional, fiel testigo del mundo aeronáutico en su país y en el mundo. Su trayectoria, desde los comienzos en los angeles aviación militar, en un AT-6, hasta los angeles aviación civil, en un Boeing 737-400, da muestras de su integridad y responsabilidad, presentándonos un hombre sin saña ni maldad, ingenuo todavía; un patriota amante de Honduras, que ha sabido honrar y respetar a sus semejantes y, sobre todo, los códigos morales que deben guiar toda vida sensata y ejemplar, ya sea civil y militar, un hombre de inquebrantable entereza. Volar y surcar los espacios no es una actividad general para el hombre, esta es l. a. historia de un hombre que tuvo el privilegio de divisar los angeles tierra, los cielos y los espectáculos de l. a. naturaleza, desde un lugar privilegiado, ganado con tenacidad y convicción, en sus conocimientos y capacidades. Queridos Pasajeros, les invito a participar de este viaje por los angeles vida de este noble Capitán.
El Capitán Martín Quan Rodríguez nació en Tegucigalpa en el año 1937.
Séptimo hijo de una familia compuesta por eleven hermanos.
Desde muy temprana edad, los angeles curiosidad se take placeó en todas las fases de su infancia y adolescencia, al grado de no tener miedo para cruzar el Río Humuya cuando aumentaba su caudal en los meses de invierno siendo un cipote de four grado en los angeles escuela primaria de Comayagua.
Se graduó de Secundaria a los angeles edad de 18 años. Ingresa a los angeles Facultad de Ingeniería y luego por circunstancias de los angeles vida, al Curso de Caballeros Cadetes de l. a. Fuerza Aérea Hondureña en el año 1957.
Se graduó como Piloto Militar en Lubbock Texas base de l. a. Fuerza Aérea de Estados Unidos en Noviembre de 1958 , iniciando con este evento importante de su vida , una fructífera y fascinante carrera aeronáutica que por largos 37 años le permitió volar en tres continentes acumulando aproximadamente 30.000 horas de vuelo como Piloto Profesional de Línea Aérea.
Vivió aproximadamente 1250 días de su vida surcando los cielos . Su aporte y el de muchos anónimos pilotos hondureños al engrandecimiento y reconocimiento de nuestra Patria HONDURAS como vinculo de comunicación entre cientos de miles y miles de felices agradecidos pasajeros que tuvimos el Honor de transportar con seguridad y eficiencia estos maravillosos años de nuestra vida útil como Pilotos Profesionales de Línea Aérea.
Para llegar a este logro, las VIVENCIAS se acumularon día tras días… y vale los angeles pena querido lector, se adentre en estos 37 años de vida en el aire y ser parte de estas VIVENCIAS…

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Download Ernst Zermelo - Collected Works/Gesammelte Werke: Volume by Ernst Zermelo,Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus,Akihiro Kanamori,Craig PDF

By Ernst Zermelo,Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus,Akihiro Kanamori,Craig G. Fraser,Enzo de Pellegrin

Ernst Zermelo (1871-1953) is considered the founding father of axiomatic set idea and best-known for the 1st formula of the axiom of selection. although, his papers comprise additionally pioneering paintings in utilized arithmetic and mathematical physics.

This version of his accrued papers will encompass volumes. along with supplying a biography, the current quantity I covers set concept, the rules of arithmetic, and natural arithmetic and is supplemented by means of chosen goods from his Nachlass and a part of his translations of Homer's Odyssey. quantity II will include his paintings within the calculus of diversifications, utilized arithmetic, and physics.

The papers are each one awarded of their unique language including an English translation, the types dealing with one another on contrary pages. each one paper or coherent crew of papers is preceded through an introductory be aware supplied by means of an stated professional within the box which reviews at the ancient historical past, motivations, accomplishments, and influence.

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Download Science and Christian Faith: Their Relationships in time of by Stephen C. Y. Liu PDF

By Stephen C. Y. Liu

The publication of “Science and Christian religion: Their courting long ago, current and destiny” is a booklet facing average sciences and my own, evangelical Christian religion, their dating in time of earlier, current and future.” it's a semi-science well known reference e-book.

In western civilization, Christianity and technological know-how are traditionally Rocks. Christianity used to be borne whilst Jesus began his ministry one of the Jewish humans. In a quick time period, Christianity used to be popularized by means of his disciples; and prolonged to the opposite elements of the area. So, we now have Christianity and her ecclesiastic doctrines; and his fans as Christians and Christian Church.

In 16-17th centuries, smooth experimental sciences have been borne. 3 Christian students, i. e. Nicholas Copernicus, Johannes Kepler and Galileo Galilea first formulated the helio-centered universe. Thereby, Christianity used to be the mum of experimental sciences. furthermore, Galileo even steered a metaphor of 2 Books, explaining the jointly explainable relationships among technological know-how and religion. regrettably, the Roman Catholic Church made a mistake by way of condemning Galileo as heretic, then to accommodate arrest and as a result died of outdated age. This left a nasty style within the mouth of scientists. With this, a schism among Christian religion and technology was once created.

In 1858, Charles Darwin released his “Origin of Species” with an “evolution theory”. The “War speculation” among those scholarly disciplines was once proposed by way of American students. numerous American atheists contributed their efforts to make the clash being even aggravate. a lot of these were prolonged to the twenty first century.

Beginning in early years of twentieth century, eminent students equivalent to Albert Einstein, John Polkinghorne, Bernard Ramm and so on endeavored d to construct bridge of mutual knowing and reconciliation among the 2 camps. Einstein acknowledged that “All religions, arts and sciences are branches of a similar tree. a lot of these aspirations are directed towards ennobling man’s lifestyles from the field of mere actual lifestyles, and top the members in the direction of freedom.” the U.S. nationwide Academy of Sciences recommended Einstein’s conviction.

In fresh years, British and American students and theologians, following either Galileo’s metaphor of 2 books and Einstein’s conviction (as given above) have endured to construct bridges of mutual figuring out and conciliation among technology and Christian religion. My e-book on “Science and Christian religion” is written as wee contribution to this noble undertaking.

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Download Changing Women's Lives by Alison Wilson PDF

By Alison Wilson

Rosemary Murray (1913-2004) used to be the eldest of six kids in a contented, proficient and vigorous kinfolk whose deeply-engrained angle of provider to the group she inherited. She studied chemistry at Oxford, turning into one of many first ladies at LMH to accomplish a DPhil. in technological know-how, and started an instructional occupation as a lecturer at Royal Holloway collage. The charmed global of Rosemary's youth and scholar days vanished by surprise with the outbreak of warfare. Enlisting within the WRNS as a ranking, she served from 1942- forty six, reaching the rank of leader Officer. Post-war she was once head-hunted via Cambridge collage as Demonstrator in Chemistry mixed with a Lectureship at Girton university. the following she got interested in women's schooling, witnessing the luck of the lengthy conflict to permit ladies to take levels and changing into a committee member of the 3rd starting place organization, a flow to establish a 3rd women's university. ultimately, while New corridor used to be begun, she grew to become its first Tutor-in-Charge, and later, President. She went directly to turn into the 1st lady Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University.

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Download Immunity: How Elie Metchnikoff Changed the Course of Modern by Luba Vikhanski PDF

By Luba Vikhanski

round Christmas of 1882, whereas peering via a microscope at starfish larvae within which he had inserted tiny thorns, Russian zoologist Elie Metchnikoff had a super perception: what if the cellular cells he observed collecting round the thorns have been kind of like white blood cells that traveled to the positioning of an harm or an infection in a human or different animal? used to be this a few type of mobile security? Metchnikoff's concept of immunity, that phagocytes—white blood cells—formed the 1st defensive position opposed to invading micro organism may finally earn the scientist the unofficial moniker "Father of typical Immunity" and a Nobel Prize. yet first, he needed to persuade his colleagues, together with the skeptical Robert Koch. writer Luba Vikhanski chronicles Metchnikoff's striking existence, paintings, and discoveries in Immunity, the 1st smooth biography of this hero of drugs. Metchnikoff was once a towering determine within the medical group of the early twentieth century, a tireless humanitarian who labored to slash cholera, syphilis, and different  illnesses, and pioneered learn into probiotics and gerontology. although Metchnikoff is basically forgotten this present day, Vikhanski makes a compelling case that his paintings on traditional immunity is ultimately receiving the eye it deserves.

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Download One click: La visione di Jeff Bezos e il futuro di Amazon by Richard L. Brandt,N. Gaiarin,G. Tinunin,M. Vegetti PDF

By Richard L. Brandt,N. Gaiarin,G. Tinunin,M. Vegetti – il “supermercato” del internet più grande del mondo, colosso del commercio elettronico (e non solo di libri) e motore di innovazione a livello globale – deve molto al suo fondatore e CEO Jeff Bezos, un personaggio originale, nerd tecnologico e imprenditore appassionato, oggi considerato il vero erede di Steve Jobs.
Su di lui non sono stati scritti molti libri, e Bezos stesso si è limitato a esternazioni e interviste “controllate” in occasione dei lanci di prodotti e dei passaggi importanti della sua azienda.
In questa biografia Richard Brandt, giornalista della Silicon Valley, svela molti aneddoti e particolari inediti sul personaggio e sul modello di company che ha portato Amazon a creare da 0 il settore del commercio on-line e a trainare da quasi vent’anni l’innovazione tecnologica e culturale. In particolare, il quantity racconta:
• come Jeff Bezos ha deciso di lanciare una
libreria on-line e ne ha scelto il nome e la
• perché Amazon difende con zelo alcuni brevetti
– come quello che permette di comprare
un prodotto con un solo click on del mouse
– mentre altri li condivide liberamente;
• perché nel 1997 il fondatore riteneva che
realizzare profitti fosse los angeles cosa più stupida
da fare;
• perché ha deciso di consentire le review
negative dei prodotti, immaginando giustamente che l. a. fiducia guadagnata avrebbe superato le vendite eventualmente perse;
• in che modo ha rivoluzionato e continua a influire sul mercato librario;
• il ruolo del cloud computing nell’evoluzione dei suoi servizi web;
• qual è il futuro di Amazon, dopo los angeles sfida lanciata advert Apple con il Kindle Fire.
Attraverso le testimonianze di collaboratori,
concorrenti e osservatori, una storia originale e insieme emblematica sul modo in cui un grande visionario può reinventare un intero settore del business.

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Download Frida Kahlo. Una biografía (Spanish Edition) by María Hesse PDF

By María Hesse

Una preciosa biografía de l. a. pintora mexicana Frida Kahlo ilustrada con las evocadoras imágenes de María Hesse.

«Pies, para qué los quiero si tengo lamentably para volar».

Frida fue algo más que dolor y angustia. Quiso ser fiel a su arrolladora personalidad y se convirtió en una artista llena de vida. Su pintura es fiesta, colour, sangre y vida. Fue una luchadora que decidió ponerse el mundo por montera y una mujer apasionada que no se conformó con estar a los angeles sombra de su gran amor, el pintor Diego Rivera. Frida decidió vivir con intensidad, tanto las desgracias como las alegrías que le deparó los angeles existencia.

Inspirado en las vivencias de los angeles icónica pintora mexicana, este libro ofrece un hermoso paseo ilustrado por su vida y su obra.

«Una edición muy cuidada de Lumen en l. a. que Hesse ha trabajado durante un año. "De todo lo que he aprendido me quedo con l. a. intensidad con los angeles que Frida lo vivía todo", destacó l. a. artista.»
Sur (Gente de Málaga)

«La obra de María Hesse tiene un punto de surrealismo y aspecto naif que entronca con Frida Kahlo. Las reinterpretaciones que hace de sus cuadros no chirrían, al contrario, se entienden como una revisión con un lenguaje parecido en el fondo, aunque diferente en l. a. forma.»
Miguel Ferrary, Diario de Mallorca

«La obra de María Hesse ha sido expuesta en diversas exposiciones y cuenta con un trabajo own donde l. a. sensibilidad y l. a. mujer son las grandes protagonistas.»

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Download Innocents on the Ice: A Memoir of Antarctic Exploration, by John C. Behrendt PDF

By John C. Behrendt

"Adventures within the Antarctic simply take place whilst an individual makes a mistake.”

—From the Preface

In 1956, John C. Behrendt had simply earned his master’s measure in geophysics and acquired a place as an assistant seismologist within the overseas Geophysical yr glaciological application. He sailed from Davisville, Rhode Island to spend eighteen months in Antarctica with the IGY day trip as a part of a U.S. Navy-supported medical day trip to set up Ellsworth Station at the Filchner Ice Shelf. Innocents at the Ice is a memoir in accordance with Behrendt’s handwritten journals, on reflection on his day-by-day entries describing his existence and actions at the such a lot remoted of the seven U.S. Antarctic stations.


Nine civilians and thirty military males lived underneath the snow jointly, and intense own conflicts arose in the course of the dark Antarctic iciness of 1957. Little open air touch used to be on hand to ease the stress, with out mail supply and in simple terms occasional radio touch with households again domestic. The author describes the emotional rigidity of the dwelling state of affairs, in addition to information of his events’ explorations of the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf method through the summers of 1957 and 1958. alongside the damaging 1,300-mile traverse in Sno-Cats, the sector social gathering measured ice thickness and snow accumulation as a part of a world attempt to figure out the stability of the Antarctic ice sheet, and made the 1st geological observations of the impressive Dufek Massif within the then-unexplored Pensacola Mountains. Behrendt additionally attracts upon his 40 years of continuous participation in Antarctic study to give an explanation for the adjustments in clinical actions and environmental understanding in Antarctica today.


Including pictures, maps, and a word list choosing a number of sorts of ice, Innocents at the Ice is an interesting blend of the diary of a tender graduate scholar and the reflections of the accomplished scientist he became. 

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Download Freud: El crepúsculo de un ídolo (Spanish Edition) by Michel Onfray PDF

By Michel Onfray

El prestigioso filósofo francés Michel Onfray, autor del best-seller Tratado de ateología, ha escrito un ataque virulento contra el psicoanálisis, y en specific contra el freudismo, vehementemente argumentado y que ha creado una gran polémica en Francia. Onfray parte en este libro de una suggestion uncomplicated pero radical: Freud quiso construir una «ciencia» y no lo consiguió; quiso «probar» que el inconsciente tenía sus leyes, su lógica intrínseca, sus protocolos de experimentación, y usó todos los medios a su alcance para adornar el psicoanálisis con los angeles apariencia de lo científico. Con gran rigor, Michel Onfray reexamina las obras de Freud, así como su biografía, para desvelar sus inconsistencias y contradicciones y ofrecer una conclusión implacable: el psicoanálisis no es más que el producto de influencias de los angeles psicología, de los angeles literatura y de l. a. filosofía, pero en ningún caso es l. a. ciencia a l. a. que aspiraba su fundador. «Un ensayo potente, inteligente e inquietante, escrito de manera uncomplicated y directa, hábilmente argumentado y organizado en torno a una tesis sistemáticamente desarrollada.» ROBERT MAGGIORI, Libération «Un libro tan contundente como Tratado de ateología.» Livres Hebdo «No sólo importante sino también apasionante. Este libro ya es un clásico. Como cube Onfray, ya period hora de sacar a Freud de los angeles leyenda para introducirlo en l. a. historia, donde será discutido, atacado y, por supuesto, defendido.» Le Point

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