Barangay William Henry Scott 1994 Barangay presents a sixteenth-century Philippine ethnography. Part One describes Visayan culture in eight chapters on physical appearance, food and farming, trades and commerce, religion, literature and entertainment, natural science, social organization, and warfare. Part Two surveys the rest of the archipelago from south to north.
Ship Modeling from Scratch: Tips and Techniques for Building Without Kits Edwin B. Leaf 1993-10-22 Ships in Scale magazine called our best-selling manual for the first-time kit-builder, Ship Modeling Simplified, a "Bible for the novice modeler." Model Ship Builder said "the only problem with this book is that it should have come out years ago." Now comes the next logical step, a book on building ship models without kits, form Edwin Leaf, past president and resident guru of the prestigious Philadephia Ship Model Society. Following the proven format of Ship Modeling Simplified, here is the first complete, step-by-step course in building model ships from scratch--everything from schooners and clipper ships to modern ocean-going freighters and steel warships. This book covers in detail everything the first-time scratch-builder needs to know: choosing the right subject, building from plans, drawing scaled plans from photographs, and buying tools and materials. It also covers building half models, planked hulls, lapstrake hulls, plank-on-frame, plank-on-bulkhead, lift models, modern ships, ancient ships, masting and rigging, sails and flags. Sources and an illustrated glossary are included.
Civic Ecology Marianne E. Krasny 2015-01-30 Stories of environmental stewardship in communities from New Orleans to Soweto accompany an interdisciplinary framework for understanding civic ecology as a global phenomenon.
MICRO 2016: Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems Juan Baztan 2016-11-29 Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems: From the Coastline to the Open Sea brings together highlights from the conference proceedings for MICRO 2016: Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems: From the Coastline to the Open Sea. While the presence of microplastics in ecosystems has been reported in the scientific literature since the 1970’s, many pressing questions regarding their impacts remain unresolved. This short format title draws from the shared scientific and technical material and summarizes the current research and future outlook. Includes a range of topics, from macro- to microplastics Presents data from source to sink, including occurrence and distribution of microplastics in freshwater bodies, coastal zones, and the open ocean Presents the impacts of microplastics on marine life as well as microplastics as vectors of biological and chemical contaminants Provides important analysis on solutions and next steps
Aseptolin Cyrus Edson 1896
Mines, Mine Countermeasures, and Harbor Defense A. C. Burrows 1951
The Masting and Rigging of English Ships of War, 1625-1860 James Lees 1984 This heavily illustrated reference is a treasure house of facts and figures with pages of tabular data providing specific dimensions on masts, rigging, and spars.
National Maritime Museum 2003
The Priorities for Australia's Mine Countermeasure Needs Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence, and Trade 1989 Report of an inquiry into the priorities for Australia's mine countermeasure needs. Examines the Defence Policy Framework and the loss of the Australian MCM capability. Discusses mine warfare technology and experiences, the opportunities for mine warfare in the Australian environment, and, the nature of the mine warfare threat to Australia. Also reviews the RAN response and explores the policy options, including recommendations for the development of Australian mine countermeasure capabilities.
Waterline Dioramas Justin F. Camarata 2009
Historic Ship Models Wolfram zu Mondfeld 2005-04 The United States and Europe. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, and whether you have hours to spend on a project or years, you'll find money- and time-saving ideas on every page. Book jacket.
The Athlit Ram Elisha Linder 1991 Full description of a unique find, the bronze ram of a 5th century BC Greek warship off the Israeli coast. This beautiful publication examines the ram from metallurgical and stylistic perspectives, and then proceeds to a discussion of the changing role of the ram in ancient naval battles, and the type of ship that would have carried it.
Observations on the Diseases of the Army Sir John Pringle 1810
In which They Served Brian Lavery 2008 "During the Second World War, Britain's Royal Navy had to expand more than sevenfold, in the faces of the threat of invasion, enemy bombing and the need to carry out campaigns all around the world. To find officers for this force it had to move well outside its normal supply of boys trained from the age of 13. It started by recruiting yachtsmen and giving them a smattering of naval discipline before sending them to sea. Then it sent possible officers into action as ordinary seamen, to live a hard and dangerous life in destroyers. Selected men were then given their officer training in three months in an improved seaside base at Brighton. They sailed as officers in all kinds of ships, including the new landing craft which would invade North Africa, Italy and Normandy. Those appointed to escort vessels came under the fearsome gaze of Commodore Stephenson, the 'Terror of Tobermory', before being sent out on convoy escort in the Battle of the Atlantic." "One of Britain's leading naval historians looks at the social background of British wartime naval recruits, the training methods, the personal experiences of those involved and what they had to learn to become an officer of the watch on the bridge of a warship, or even the captain of a landing craft or frigate in the Second World War. The book draws widely from personal experiences of those who served and presents a rich collection of wry quotes and numerous anecdotes from household names such as Alec Guinness, Evelyn Waugh, Nicholas Monsarrat and George Melly as we follow them through the rigours of the war at sea. In Which They Served also has much to say on seamanship, naval technology, leadership and organisation."--BOOK JACKET.
The Indian Response to European Technology and Culture, (A.D. 1498-1707) Ahsan Jan Qaisar 1998 Examining the technological and cultural influences of Europe upon Moghul India in the 16th and 17th centuries, this book employs a variety of sources to counter the assertion that Indian society was historically resistant to change.
The Anatomy of Nelson’s Ships Dr. C. Nepean Longridge 2017-06-28 The history of Admiral Horatio Nelson has been written from every possible angle, but this was not so with his ships. Not until this work was first published in 1955. Before then, such information as there was about the ships was buried in archives on Naval Architecture; only the top expert could have sifted it and present it in a usable form. Dr. Longridge was that expert, and his work became a veritable treasure trove for every naval historian and ship modeller. His research is supported by 271 detailed line drawings, rare photographs and fold-out plans showing hull framing, interior construction, complexing and deck layouts.
The Schooner Bertha L. Downs Basil Greenhill 1995 This popular ship-design series is praised for its superb drawings and full descriptions of each ship's design, construction, operational history, and much more.
Detergents and Textile Washing Günter Jakobi 1987
The Royal Yacht Caroline, 1749 Sergio Bellabarba 1989
Impacts of Marine Litter Luisa Galgani 2019-08-15
Some Early Tidal Diagrams H. Derek Howse 1985
Ships of the American Revolution and Their Models Harold M. Hahn 1988 Seven ships from the Revolutionary War -- American and British -- are fully described in this book by one of the best-known ship modelers in the world.
Out of Appledore William James Slade 1959
Tile & Till 1915
The Elements and Practice of Naval Architecture David Steel 1977
Sailing Warships of the US Navy Donald L. Canney 2001 Although a relatively small force during the Age of Sail, the US Navy was nevertheless closely watched by larger maritime powers impressed by the radical thinking and innovative design manifest in so many of its warships. This gives the subject an interest that stretches far beyond the shores of America itself. For over fifty years knowledge of these ships has relied heavily on the works of Howard Chapelle, a practical naval architect with a fine understanding of design, but an amateur historian who was less than professional in his use of sources.
The American-Built Clipper Ship, 1850-1856: Characteristics, Construction, and Details William L. Crothers 2018-05-10 Long of line, incredibly fleet, with tall, raking masts and clouds of sail, the great Yankee clipper ships stir dreams of romance and adventure. This book, the most important and detailed ever to appear on clipper ships, is the fruit of 35 years of research. Lavishly pictorial, it's a boon to maritime historians, model makers, and dreamers alike.
The Port of Medieval London Gustav Milne 2003 It was during the later medieval period that London grew to become the largest town in the land. Certainly by the thirteenth century it had established itself as the principal port in the kingdom, head and shoulders above its rivals. The author is closely involved in a 25-year study of the London waterfront. These extensive excavations enable him to describe the changing appearance of the town and its -- with the ships and merchants over the long period from 600 to 1500. The resulting picture is a vivid reconstruction of the working port of London, the dynamic engine of the medieval economy.
La Jacinthe Jean Boudriot 1990
Scale Model Ship Propulsion Tom Gorman 2003 A comprehensive yet practical guide to the installation, operation, and maintenance of propulsion systems for scale model ships.
Amnesty International Report 2008 Amnesty International 2008 This annual report documents human rights abuses by governments and armed opposition groups in 150 countries across the world. It provides an invaluable reference guide to international human rights developments.
The Conquest of the Ocean Brian Lavery 2013-08-19 An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5,000 year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesian sailors to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, The Conquest of the Ocean explores the lives of these sailors and their tales of epic sea voyages, great feats of seamanship, navigation, endurance, and ingenuity. Explore the lives of famous land-seekers and globe-charters such as Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering through eyewitness accounts of their maritime adventures. Full color photographs, paintings, diagrams, and maps are woven into the text to help tell the compelling stories of life at sea that lie behind man's search for new lands, new trade, conquest, and uncharted waters. From the conquest of Mexico to World War II, and the voyages of the Vikings to the Exxon Valdez crisis, The Conquest of the Ocean covers the history of ships and sailing in times of exploration, war, discovery, and disaster.
A History of Engineering in Classical and Medieval Times Donald Hill 2013-11-19 It is impossible to understand the cultures and achievements of the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Arabs, without knowing something of their technology. Rome, for example, made advances in many areas which were subsequently lost and not regained for more than a millenium. This is a knowledgeable yet lucid account of the wonderful triumphs and the limitations of ancient and medieval engineering. This book systematically describes what is known about the evolution of irrigation works, dams, bridges, roads, building construction, water and wind power, automata, and clocks, with references to the social, geographical, and intellectual context.
How the Euro Became Our Money European Central Bank 2007
Ship Modeling Simplified: Tips and Techniques for Model Construction from Kits Frank Mastini 1990-03-22 In Ship Modeling Simplified, master model builder Frank Mastini puts to paper the methods he's developed over 30 years at the workbench to help novices take their first steps in an exciting pastime. You don't need the deftness of a surgeon or the vocabulary of an old salt to build a model. What you need is an understanding coach. Mastini leads readers from the mysteries of choosing a kit and setting up a workshop through deciphering complicated instructions and on to painting, decorating, and displaying finished models--with patience and clarity, not condescension. He reveals dozens of shortcuts: How to plank a hull "egg-shell tight"; how to build and rig complicated mast assmeblies without profanity; how to create sails that look like sails. . . . And along the way he points out things that beginners usually do wrong--beforehand, not after they've taken hammers to their projects. Ship Modeling Simplified even includes an Italian-English dictionary of nautical terms, the key to assembling the many high-quality Italian kits on the American market. Model building is fun, and not nearly as difficult as some experts would have you believe. Here is everything you'll ever need to get started in a hobby that will last a lifetime.
Naval Documents of the American Revolution United States. Naval History Division 1964
The Sloops of the Hudson River Paul E. Fontenoy 1994 For more than 200 years, sloop-rigged sailing craft carried the bulk of the commerce on the Hudson River, helping to make New York America's premier seaport. Historian and model-maker Fontenoy looks at the origins of Hudson River sloops among seventeenth-century Dutch vessels, then traces the changes through the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries that resulted in the classic Hudson River sloop of the 1830s-50s. He also considers the revival of the type with the 1969 sloop Clearwater. Making full use of visual documentation, as well as narrative accounts and business records, he has produced the definitive work on this well-known American vessel type. The mix of plans, illustrations, and analysis make this a book for historians, modelmakers, and Hudson River enthusiasts alike.
Gray Steel and Black Oil Thomas Wildenberg 1996 Gray Steel and Black Oil is the first full-length treatment of the development of the fleet oiler concept in the U.S. Navy. The author, Thomas Wildenberg, authoritatively addresses the logistics of how fleets are able to stay at sea in an operational mode, a long-ignored but extremely important subject. For example, in World War II refueling at sea provided the U.S. Navy with the mobility it needed to accomplish its island-hopping advance toward Japan, as advocated in War Plan Orange. He explains how underway replenishment enabled U.S. carriers to range freely across the Pacific in the first months of the war, and later to remain on station far from their bases for weeks at a time. Today the refueling capability of a navy is as important as ever. With this book Wildenberg charts the concept from the first fleet oilers of World War I onward. He examines the Navy's plans between the wars, documents the experience of World War II, and covers the postwar transition period, Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. Numerous tables on ship design and capabilities, descriptions of ship types, photographs of every class of U.S. Navy fleet oiler, and ship drawings are also included.
Sumner-Gearing-class Destroyers Robert F. Sumrall 1995 The US Navy's Sumner-Gearing-class destroyers served as a standard for post-WWII destroyer design and development. In this outstandingly illustrated work (bandw throughout with a 16-page color center-spread) Sumrall traces the origins and evolution of these destroyers over nearly forty years and through three wars, showing the advances made in ordnance, fire control, and steam engineering. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Notices of the Pagan Igorots in the Interior of the Island of Manila Francisco Antolín 1988

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