Babouk

Titre : Babouk
Auteur : S. Guy Endore
Éditeur : Monthly Review Pr
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015020694082
Libération : 1991-01-01

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Loosely based on the Haitian slave insurrection of 1791, Babouk is a biting account of colonialism at its peak. By using the imagination of the novelist to fill in the gaps in the historical record, Endore is able to show us how slavery felt to the slaves who experienced it. His novel is rare for its depiction of the shared history of the slaves and its attention to the variety of the slave experience. It provides the reader with a vivid history of Haiti and a compelling account of slavery and rebellion.

Romancing with Life

Titre : Romancing with Life
Auteur : Deva Ānanda
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0143418564
Libération : 2011-12-14

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Deva Ānanda A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Romancing with Life Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Art of Structures

Titre : The Art of Structures
Auteur : Aurelio Muttoni
Éditeur : EPFL Press
ISBN-13 : 9782940222384
Libération : 2011

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This book describes the complete panorama of supporting structures and their function by describing how loads are sustained and transmitted to the ground. With a minimum of mathematics, the reader is guided through the analysis of some of the world's most famous designs and structures from a civil-engineering perspective. An intuitive approach is taken - the basics of equilibrium analysis are explained by visualizing the internal forces of specific structures with the aid of simple graphical tools. Ideal for anyone who needs an intuitive and practical approach to the design and appropriate sizing of load-bearing structures.