Currently browsing category

History, Page 4

Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43 by Andrea Molinari

By Andrea Molinari

Barren region Raiders: Axis and Allied precise Forces 1940-43 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Osprey Publishing LtdСерия: conflict Orders 23Автор(ы): Tim MoremanЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2007Количество страниц: 96ISBN: 978-1-84603-006-2Формат: pdfРазмер: 26.9 mbRapid0

Show description

A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language: by Vladimir E. Orel

By Vladimir E. Orel

This paintings addresses the historic improvement of the Albanian language from prehistoric occasions to the twenty first century. the main target of the e-book is the reconstruction of Proto-Albanian, the research of its family to its ancestor, Indo-European, and its additional switch resulting in Albanian in its current shape. the quantity incorporates a distinctive description of historic phonetics and morphology of Albanian. The reader also will locate very important facts at the Albanian vocabulary in its ancient improvement. including the author's ''Albanian Etymological Dictionary'', the paintings can be utilized as a examine device for Albanologists, Balkanologists and historic linguistics.

Show description

Historical dictionary of the Berbers by Hsain Ilahiane

By Hsain Ilahiane

The Berbers are the remnants of the unique population of North Africa, shortly residing in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya, the place they account for far of the inhabitants, and Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Mali, and Niger, the place they're smaller minorities, with a amazing diaspora in France. That a lot is understood, yet no longer even more, no longer even approximately what number of them there are, whereas their origins are nonetheless shrouded in secret. this isn't spectacular, after surviving Punic, Roman, Byzantine, Vandal, Arab, Ottoman, French, Italian, and Spanish invasions and payment and never quite being tolerated by means of the governments of the fashionable states. They contributed seriously to the unfold of Islam and are Muslims, yet that, in addition to pressures from a protracted succession of conquerors, has dampened their identification and constricted these utilizing the language. but the Imazighen (or unfastened males) are nonetheless there and nonetheless dangle to the hopes of larger recognition and illustration.

Show description

The Natural History of Orkney (Collins New Naturalist by R. J. Berry

By R. J. Berry

This can be the 1st survey of the islands' common background, entire in a single quantity. simply because Orkney is phenomenal, it's important examining for the intense naturalist, in addition to for being a complete and soaking up consultant for each customer. This version is unique to Orkney is a truly unique position for naturalists. toward Oslo than to London, its geography and weather create really specified environmental stipulations - although it is just six miles from the Scottish mainland. On those islands of fierce gales, lengthy summer season days and lengthy iciness nights, the flora and fauna has tailored in fascinating ways… Starlings adapt to ground-nesting…local sheep devour seaweed…and there are voles particular to Orkney. this is one of many only a few parts the place the infrequent and gentle Scottish Primrose thrives…where you discover the British stronghold of the rooster Harrier, and titanic colonies of seabirds and seals.This is the 1st - and long-needed - survey of the islands' typical historical past, whole in a single quantity. simply because Orkney is outstanding, it can be crucial examining for the intense naturalist, in addition to for being a finished and soaking up advisor for each customer. In his tracing of the island's evolution from its geological production to the consequences of oil expertise; within the precise, but interesting exploration of the vegetation and animals (and the place most sensible to work out them), Professor Berry's services and exuberance is subsidized via that of neighborhood experts, and Orkney's lengthy culture of normal heritage examine. Appendices comprise definitive lists of all of the species of wildlife on list, and an in depth bibliography.

Show description

The History of Aircraft Nose Art: 1916 to Today by Jeffrey Ethell;Clarence Simonsen

By Jeffrey Ethell;Clarence Simonsen

Ever on the grounds that pilots were going to battle they've got sought to customize their airplane with person markings and artwork - usually with visually appealing effects. From global struggle I to the Gulf clash this booklet appears on the diversity of artwork depicted on airplane. The textual content examines all eras of nostril artwork, the aeroplanes the artwork was once painted on and a distinct bankruptcy dedicated to interviews with surviving nostril artists approximately their artwork. additionally featured are the kinds, markings, topics and psychology of paintings and sidebars on Walt Disney, Al Capp and Milt Caniff, all of whom helped and encouraged nostril paintings.

Show description