Tag: Pioneers

Pioneers of Color Science (2024)


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English | EPUB | 2020 | 467 Pages | ISBN : 3319308092 | 125.5 MB
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the historical development of color science, told through the stories of more than 90 of the most prominent figures in the field and their contributions.

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The Pioneers The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West (2024)


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English | 2019 | pages: 352 | ISBN: 1501168681, 1501168703 | EPUB | 110,5 mb
The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s "as resonant today as ever" (The Wall Street Journal)-the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would define our country.

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Tropical Pioneers Human Agency and Ecological Change in the Highlands of Sri Lanka, 1800-1900


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English | 2002 | pages: 261 | ISBN: 0821414283, 0821414275 | PDF | 42,6 mb
In 1800, the highlands of Sri Lanka had some of the most biologically diverse primary tropical rainforest ecosystems in the world. By 1900, only a few craggy corners and mountain caps had been spared the fire stick. Highland villagers, through the extension of slash-and-burn agriculture, and British managers, through the creation of plantations-first of coffee, then cinchona, and finally tea-had removed virtually the entire primary forest cover.

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Software Pioneers Contributions to Software Engineering


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English | Scan PDF | 2002 | 713 Pages | ISBN : 3540430814 | 208.7 MB
A lucid statement of the philosophy of modular programming can be found in a 1970 textbook on the design of system programs by Gouthier and Pont [1, l Cfl0. 23], which we quote below: A well-defined segmentation of the project effort ensures system modularity. Each task fonos a separate, distinct program module. At implementation time each module and its inputs and outputs are well-defined, there is no confusion in the intended interface with other system modules.

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The Encyclopedia of Female Pioneers in Online Learning


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English | ISBN: 1032230355 | 2022 | 492 pages | PDF | 22 MB
The Encyclopedia of Female Pioneers of Online Learning is the first volume to explore the lives and scholarship of women who have prominently advanced online learning. From its humble origins as distance education courses conducted via postal correspondence to today’s advances in the design and delivery of dynamic, technology-enhanced instruction, the ever-evolving field of online learning continues to be informed by the seminal research and institutional leadership of women. This landmark book details 30 preeminent female academics, including some of the first to create online courses, design learning management systems, research innovative topics such as discourse analysis or open resources, and speak explicitly about gender parity in the field. Offering comprehensive career profiles, original interviews, and research analyses, these chapters are illuminating on their own right while amounting to an essential combination of reference material and primary source.

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Pioneers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes Dime Novels, Series Books, and Paperbacks


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English | ISBN: 1138978485 | 2016 | 318 pages | EPUB | 720 KB
Despite efforts of contemporary reformers to curb the availability of dime novels, series books, and paperbacks, Pioneers, Passionate Ladies, and Private Eyes reveals how many readers used them as means of resistance and how fictional characters became models for self-empowerment. These literary genres, whose value has long been underestimated, provide fascinating insight into the formation of American popular culture and identity. Through these mass-produced, widely read books, Deadwood Dick, Old Sleuth, and Jessie James became popular heroes that fed the public’s imagination for the last western frontier, detective tales, and the myth of the outlaw. Women, particularly those who were poor and endured hard lives, used the literature as means of escape from the social, economic, and cultural suppression they experienced in the nineteenth century. In addition to the insight this book provides into texts such as "The Bride of the Tomb," the Nick Carter Series, and Edward Stratemeyer’s rendition of the Lizzie Borden case, readers will find interesting information about:

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