Download The Dominican Republic (Modern World Nations) by Douglas A. Phillips PDF

By Douglas A. Phillips

Inhabited by means of the Taino Indians because the 7th century, the Dominican Republic grew to become the location of the 1st eu payment within the Americas whilst Christopher Columbus claimed the island for Spain in 1492. Santo Domingo proudly boasts the 1st cathedral, citadel, medical institution, monastery, college, palace, and streets within the Americas. as soon as governed by means of Spain, France, and Haiti, the rustic ultimately received its independence in 1844 and modeled its structure after the U.S. structure. A legacy of unsettled, nonrepresentative rule undefined, capped through the ironfisted dictatorship of normal Rafael Trujillo. this day, the Dominican Republic is a democratic republic with a huge railway and an economic system in accordance with tourism. end result of the significant inequalities one of the wealthy and the bad, Dominicans nonetheless face many hardships, and excessive unemployment is still a problem. within the Dominican Republic, discover this island nation's background, tradition, peoples, and executive.

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Download Water/Wastewater Engineer by Nel Yomtov PDF

By Nel Yomtov

Readers will research what it takes to be triumphant as a water/wastewater engineer. The publication additionally explains the mandatory academic steps, beneficial personality features, and day-by-day task initiatives with regards to this occupation, within the framework of the STEAM, technological know-how, expertise, Engineering, artwork, and Math, move. pictures, a thesaurus, and extra assets are incorporated.

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Download Tintin au Tibet by Herge PDF

By Herge

The Adventures of Tintin (Les Aventures de Tintin) is a chain of comedian strips created via Belgian artist Herge the pen identify of Georges Remi (1907 1983). The sequence first seemed in French in Le Petit Vingtieme, a kid's complement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtieme Siecle on 10 January 1929. Set in a painstakingly researched international heavily mirroring our personal, Herge's Tintin sequence is still a favourite of readers and critics alike eighty years later.The hero of the sequence is Tintin, a tender Belgian reporter. he's aided in his adventures from the start via his trustworthy fox terrier puppy Snowy (Milou in French). Later, well known additions to the forged incorporated the brash, cynical and grumpy Captain Haddock, the intense yet hearing-impaired Professor Calculus (Professeur Tournesol) and different colourful aiding characters resembling the incompetent detectives Thomson and Thompson (Dupond et Dupont). Herge himself gains in numerous of the comics as a historical past personality; as do his assistants in a few instances.The luck of the sequence observed the serialized strips accumulated right into a sequence of albums (24 in all), spun right into a winning journal and tailored for movie and theatre. The sequence is likely one of the preferred eu comics of the 20 th century, with translations released in over 50 languages and greater than 2 hundred million copies of the books offered to this point. The caricature sequence has lengthy been well known for its fresh, expressive drawings in Herge's signature ligne claire kind. attractive, well-researched plots straddle numerous genres: swashbuckling adventures with components of myth, mysteries, political thrillers, and technological know-how fiction. The tales in the Tintin sequence consistently function slapstick humor, observed in later albums via refined satire, and political and cultural remark.

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Download Eyewitness: Cowboy (Eyewitness Books) by David S. Murdoch PDF

By David S. Murdoch

Detect the real-life international of operating cowboys -- from longhorns and lariats to chuckwagons, chaps, rodeos and ranches. here's a magnificent and informative examine the attention-grabbing lives of cowboys from worldwide. lovely real-life photos of horses and livestock and branding irons and lariats provide a special "eyewitness" view of lifestyles at the variety. See what an actual chuckwagon seems like, how a professional ropes a calf, a rodeo rider in motion on a wild steer, how a saddle is made and a Mongolian herdsman lassoing a wild horse. research the place wild horses and bulls stay in France, why cowboys put on lengthy Johns, easy methods to tame a bucking bronco and why a gaucho decorates his belt with silver cash. observe how Annie Oakley bought her nickname, why an Australian saddle has no horn and the way the cowboy's romantic photo encouraged track and movies, and lots more and plenty, even more!

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Download A Tundra Food Chain: A Who-Eats-What Adventure in the Arctic by Rebecca Hogue Wojahn PDF

By Rebecca Hogue Wojahn

Welcome to the arctic tundra! As you hike alongside the frozen floor of this chilly, dry zone, the tundra could appear quiet and empty. however it is filled with lifestyles, within the spring while migrating lemmings munch on spring flora, or even within the iciness, while fur-coated wolves, foxes, and hares dart and prowl throughout the snow. summer time and wintry weather within the tundra, the quest is directly to locate food--and to prevent changing into a person else's subsequent meal. All residing issues are hooked up to each other in a nutrients chain, from animal to animal, animal to plant, plant to insect, and bug to animal. What direction will you are taking to keep on with the meals chain throughout the tundra? Will you ... Zoom with a peregrine falcon because it goals for its prey? Chomp with a caribou grazing on grasses? Sneak up on a polar endure fishing for its dinner? stick to all 3 chains and plenty of extra in this who-eats-what experience!

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Download German English Business Glossary (Business Glossaries) by Paul Hartley PDF

By Paul Hartley

This can be the basic reference spouse to all who use German for enterprise communication.Containing over 5000 phrases, this useful two-way A-Z word list covers the main standard phrases in enterprise. it's going to assist you to speak with self assurance in a large choice of events, and is of equivalent price to the relative newbie or the fluent speaker.Written via an skilled local and non-native speaker group operating in company language schooling, this targeted word list is an essential reference advisor for all scholars and execs learning or operating in company the place German is used.

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