Historic Control Textbooks Book

Historic Control Textbooks


  • Author : Janos Gertler
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-11-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN 10 : 0080555373
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 7,9 Mb

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Historic Control Textbooks Summary:

This collection is to present the earliest textbooks that grew out of the original development of automatic control, and the many others that followed very soon, in various countries, and in various languages. We set out to collect information on one to four books from each country, including a brief description of the background, history and contents of the book, a picture of the front page, and copies of one to a few "typical" pages. With the latter, we intended to show pages that contain an equation or figure, easily recognizable to anyone familiar with control, embedded in the text written in one of the many languages and, in some cases, in various scripts. The present collection contains 62 entries from 21 countries.

Arming and Disarming Book
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Arming and Disarming


  • Author : R. Blake Brown
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-23
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442665606
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 18,7 Mb

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Arming and Disarming Summary:

From the École Polytechnique shootings of 1989 to the political controversy surrounding the elimination of the federal long-gun registry, the issue of gun control has been a subject of fierce debate in Canada. But in fact, firearm regulation has been a sharply contested issue in the country since Confederation. Arming and Disarming offers the first comprehensive history of gun control in Canada from the colonial period to the present. In this sweeping, immersive book, R. Blake Brown outlines efforts to regulate the use of guns by young people, punish the misuse of arms, impose licensing regimes, and create firearm registries. Brown also challenges many popular assumptions about Canadian history, suggesting that gun ownership was far from universal during much of the colonial period, and that many nineteenth century lawyers – including John A. Macdonald – believed in a limited right to bear arms. Arming and Disarming provides a careful exploration of how social, economic, cultural, legal, and constitutional concerns shaped gun legislation and its implementation, as well as how these factors defined Canada’s historical and contemporary ‘gun culture.’

School History Textbooks across Cultures Book

School History Textbooks across Cultures


  • Author : Jason Nicholls
  • Publisher : Symposium Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2006-05-15
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 9781873927502
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 16,9 Mb

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School History Textbooks across Cultures Summary:

What do school history textbooks mean in the contemporary world? What issues and debates surround their history and production, their distribution and use across cultures? This volume brings together articles by authors from the United States, Italy, Japan, Germany, France, Russia and England, each piece drawing attention to a series of fascinating yet highly specific national debates. In this collection, perspectives on the place and purpose of school history textbooks are shown to differ across space and time. For the student or scholar of comparative education this compilation raises important methodological questions concerning the grounds and parameters upon which it is possible to make comparisons.

Language  Ideology and Japanese History Textbooks Book

Language Ideology and Japanese History Textbooks


  • Author : Christopher Barnard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-03-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134429271
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 18,6 Mb

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Language Ideology and Japanese History Textbooks Summary:

The Japanese history textbook debate is one that keeps making the news, particularly with reference to claims that Japan has never 'apologised properly' for its actions between 1931 and 1945, and that it is one of the few liberal, democratic countries in which textbooks are controlled and authorised by the central government. There are frequent protests, both from within Japan and from overseas, that a biased, nationalistic history is taught in Japanese schools. This is the first time that all the authorised textbooks currently in use have been analysed using a critical discourse that is anchored firmly in the theory of 'language within society', elucidating the meanings and associated ideologies created by the language of the textbooks.

History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia Book
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History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia


  • Author : Gi-Wook Shin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 305
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136830914
  • Total Read : 71
  • File Size : 6,6 Mb

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History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia Summary:

Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy. Still, the region cannot escape from the burden of history. This book examines the formation of historical memory in four Northeast Asian societies (China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan) and the United States focusing on the period from the beginning of the Sino-Japanese war in 1931 until the formal conclusion of the Pacific War with the San Francisco Peace Treaty of 1951. The contributors analyse the recent efforts of Korean, Japanese, and Chinese scholars to write a ‘common history’ of Northeast Asia and question the underlying motivations for their efforts and subsequent achievements. In doing so, they contend that the greatest obstacle to reconciliation in Northeast Asia lies in the existence of divided, and often conflicting, historical memories. The book argues that a more fruitful approach lies in understanding how historical memory has evolved in each country and been incorporated into respective master narratives. Through uncovering the existence of different master narratives, it is hoped, citizens will develop a more self-critical, self-reflective approach to their own history and that such an introspective effort has the potential to lay the foundation for greater self- and mutual understanding and eventual historical reconciliation in the region. This book will be essential reading for students and scholars of Asian history, Asian education and international relations in East Asia.

Textbook of Cardiology Book

Textbook of Cardiology


  • Author : H. K. Chopra
  • Publisher : JAYPEE BROTHERS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS PVT. LTD.
  • Release Date : 2013-12-15
  • Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Pages : 805
  • ISBN 10 : 9789350908037
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 14,8 Mb

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Textbook of Cardiology Summary:

This Textbook of Cardiology (A Clinical and Historical Perspective) written in straight-forward, clear, lucid and easy to grasp language. It published for the first time in the world with the unique feature of mingling various aspects of clinical cardiology with the historical perspective. More than 100 contributors from India and abroad have contributed in the book. Unique for enhancing knowledge and innovative potentials for undergraduates, postgraduates and practising cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, pediatricians and pediatric surgeons, intensivist and physicians. The book is organized int.

Designing History in East Asian Textbooks Book

Designing History in East Asian Textbooks


  • Author : Gotelind Mueller
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2011-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136826924
  • Total Read : 62
  • File Size : 17,7 Mb

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Designing History in East Asian Textbooks Summary:

This book analyses the efforts throughout East Asia to deploy education for purposes of political socialization, and in particular in order to shape notions of identity. The chapters also examine the trend of ‘common textbook initiatives’, which have recently emerged in East Asia with the aim of helping to defuse tensions arguably fuelled by existing practices of mutual (mis)representation. These are analysed in relation to the East Asian political context, and compared with previous and ongoing endeavours in other parts of the world, particularly Europe, which have been keenly observed by East Asian practitioners. Written by a group of international education experts, chapters discuss the enduring focus on the role of curricula in inculcating homogenous visions of the national self, and indeed homogenized visions of significant 'others'. Including contributions from scholars and curriculum developers involved personally in the writing of national and multi-national history textbooks this book will be of interest to students and scholars of Asian education, Asian history and comparative education studies. Gotelind Müller is Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Teaching U S  History Beyond the Textbook Book

Teaching U S History Beyond the Textbook


  • Author : Yohuru Rashied Williams
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2008-11-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 161
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452298771
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 10,6 Mb

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Teaching U S History Beyond the Textbook Summary:

Aligned with national standards, these strategies and sample lessons turn learners into history detectives as they solve historical mysteries, prepare arguments for famous cases, and more.