The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives
Author: Cynthia Enloe
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Category: Social Science
Enloe outlines the dilemmas feminists around the globe face in trying to craft theories and strategies that support militerized women, locally and internationally, without unwittingly being militerized themselves.
My Seventy Years of Lifesaving Innovation
Author: Henry J. Heimlich
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Here, in his own words, is the story of one of the twentieth century's most creative medical innovators, Dr. Henry Heimlich. The thoracic surgeon is best known for having developed the Heimlich Maneuver, the world's easiest-to-learn and most universally known method to save people from choking to death on food or foreign objects. But many don't know about Dr. Heimlich's other life-saving inventions. He is the inventor of the Heimlich Chest Drain Valve, which saved thousands of lives during the Vietnam War, and the Heimlich MicroTrach, which provides a remarkably efficient way for people to take oxygen. In the present decade, Dr. Heimlich has turned his attention to two devastating illnesses for which medicine has not yet found a cure--cancer and HIV. He describes his research and its promise, as well as the controversy and resistance his new ideas have generated from the medical establishment. Interweaving the author's personal life with riveting stories of his numerous medical breakthroughs, this rich memoir provides insights into the workings of a creative mind and the machinations of the American medical system. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Tactics and Maneuvering
Author: Robert L. Shaw
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
This book provides a detailed description of one-on-one dog-fights and multi-fighter team work tactics, as well as discussions on aircraft and weapons systems.
Fighting Principles and Tactics of the Internal Martial Arts
Author: Phillip Starr
Publisher: Blue Snake Books
Category: Sports & Recreation
This illustrated guide to the fighting principles and combat tactics at the root of the internal martial arts--Taijiquan, Bagua Zhang, and Xingyi Quan--can also benefit and enrich the training of a student in any discipline, including karate and kung fu. Original.
Author: Christopher Richard Gabel
Publisher: Government Printing Office
The U.S. Army GHQ Maneuvers of 1941 is a masterful study of the largest military training exercises ever conducted by a military organization attempting to mobilize and modernize simultaneously during a rapidly changing international security environment. As suggested by Christopher R. Gabel, the maneuvers had an incalculable influence on the development of the American force structure in World War II, giving Army formations experience in teamwork and combined arms. Viewed by Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall as the "combat college for troop leading" for the rising crop of field-grade officers, they also served to test emerging assumptions about doctrine, organization, and equipment. Gabel's work assumes its rightful place as an important and useful addition to the body of historical literature on military training. The evolution of training in the U.S. Army, particularly the linkage between maneuvers and changes in doctrine and organization, is worthy of reflection by military students and those with an interest in maneuvers as field laboratories for simulating large-scale engagements.
Author: J.L. Junkins,J.D. Turner
Category: Technology & Engineering
This monograph has grown out of the authors' recent work directed toward solving a family of problems which arise in maneuvering modern spacecraft. The work ranges from fundamental developments in analytical dynamics and optimal control to a significant collection of example applications. The primary emphasis herein is upon the most central analytical and numerical methods for determining optimal rotational maneuvers of spacecraft. The authors focus especially upon the large angle nonlinear maneuvers, and also consider large rotational maneuvers of flexible vehicles with simultaneous vibration suppression/arrest. Each chapter includes a list of references. The book provides much new material which will be of great interest to practising professionals and advanced graduate students working in the general areas of spacecraft technology, applied mathematics, optimal control theory, and numerical optimization. Chapter 11 in particular presents new information that will be found widely useful for terminal control and tracking maneuvers.
Author: Chelle Bliss
Publisher: Chelle Bliss
This isn’t how fairy tales typically begin, but it’s where mine starts… No money, no phone, and abandoned on the streets of Chicago. With my baby in my arms, I wander into a bar in a shady neighborhood and ask to use their phone. When my father turns us away and completely disowns me, the bar owner, and total hottie, offers us a place to stay…no strings attached. I’m leery at first. Hot alpha guy. Down on her luck single mother. I mean, who wouldn’t be wary? Lucio Gallo isn’t like most men, though. He’s fiercely protective, loyal, and did I mention he’s covered in nothing but muscle? Above all else, he’s everything I need but never knew I wanted.
Author: Michael Charles Love
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Here is an illustrated, step-by-step manual for executing flight maneuvers—from beginning to advanced—that are the foundation of proficient, safe flight. The author, an instructor and acrobatic pilot, covers the fundamental skills necessary to fly straight and level, as well as turns, climbs and descents, takeoffs and landings, and emergency procedures. An excellent practical manual for pilots who want to supplement their training and improve their flying skills to their highest level.
Maneuver Warfare Theory and Airland Battle
Author: Robert Leonhard
Publisher: Presidio Press
The Art of Maneuver is an important theoretical study of an issue that is currently the subject of much discussion in professional military journals and symposia.
Controlling Your Airplane During a Crisis
Author: Rich Stowell
Publisher: Rich Stowell, Master CFI-A
Category: Emergency maneuvers (Aeronautics)
Emergency Maneuver Training is a textbook for emergency maneuvers and other unusual attitude training programs as well as a source book for independent study. It explains the EMT (Emergency Maneuver Training) Program developed by the author and taught to acclaim throughout the USA. The book--enhanced by 115 illustrations--helps pilots develop an integrated understanding of the direct effects of airplane controls when applied individually and in combination; of human factors and variables introduced into the flight process by pilots; and of proper pilot procedures to remedy difficult situations encountered in flight.
Provocative Maneuvers in Electrodiagnosis
Author: Loren M. Fishman,Allen N Wilkins
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Functional Electromyography: Provocative Maneuvers in Electrodiagnosis integrates electrophysiology further into the physical examination than ever before. It introduces the use of electrodiagnostic studies to quantify the neurological changes brought about by three provocative maneuvers commonly used in contemporary medicine. This widens the scope of electromyography while sharpening physicians’ diagnostic acuity. The book presents nerve conduction velocity (NCV) and H-reflex techniques to identify common conditions that are difficult to diagnose by any other means, often using the needle exam (EMG), MRI or musculoskeletal ultrasound to verify their clinical utility. Functional electromyography successfully diagnoses some cases of thoracic outlet syndrome, nearly all cases of piriformis syndrome, and offers a method for determining whether spinal stenosis or radiculopathy is the main pain generator when both are present in a single patient, even at the same level. This is particularly valuable because the standard conservative and surgical treatments for these two conditions are opposite, in spite of the identical symptom-set they produce. The book carefully describes each technique and persuasively documents their validity in statistical series and individual case presentations. It further guides the attentive electromyographer to adapt these methods to cases beyond those presented in its pages, suggesting a safe and scientific approach to other functional maneuvers of value to the electromyographer, and methods for validating one-time measures that may aid the electromyographer in clinical situations that are neither common nor easily analyzed. Hand drawn illustrations are included alongside text developed by experts in the field. An invaluable resource for physiatrists, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, specialists in pain management and other providers, Functional Electromyography: Provocative Maneuvers in Electrodiagnosis represents a major contribution to the field of electrodiagnosis.
Author: Cortney Davis
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
In the venerable tradition of caregivers writing about the healing arts?a tradition peopled by the likes of Anton Chekhov, Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams, Walker Percy, and Denise Levertov?Cortney Davis brings to poetry the experience, insight, and compassion of a nurse practitioner who daily confronts the unexpected frailties, passions, and power of the flesh. Taking the body as her text, Davis crafts her poetry from the pains of labor and the joys of birth, the depredations of disease and the sustaining hope of recovery. She trains her clear, unflinching gaze on the unfolding scene?a woman shipwrecked with a stranger; an adult reinventing childhood; an ill woman rediscovering pleasure in her body; a nurse realizing, in one harrowing instant, that she is as vulnerable as her patients?unerringly finding the particular image, the human detail, that connects reader, writer, and subject with the world. Primal, compelling, intelligent, these poems show us how to see as clearly as the poet does, with empathy and grace.
Author: Eliot Treichel
Category: Juvenile Fiction
After Emma inadvertently causes an accident that claims her father s life, she struggles to reconcile her sense of identity with memories of their strained relationship."
Author: Fredric Neuman
A hilarious and harrowing novel, MANEUVERS is in the vein of Catch-22 and M*A*S*H*, except that it is set in peacetime. As Captain Abe Redden's superior officer likes to remind him, "Warfare is emotionally upsetting to everyone." However, for Captain Redden, M.D., being an Army psychiatrist on garrison duty in West Germany during the early 1960s is just as taxing, and dangerous. First the teenage daughter of a fellow officer dies in the post hospital's emergency room the night Redden is on duty. And then a young lieutenant involved in highly classified electronic espionage seeks out Dr. Redden for help-only to disappear from his office. The convolutions and confrontations make for a very funny and very poignant story spiced with suspense and insight.
Publisher: Jeffrey Frank Jones
The Airplane Flying Handbook provides basic knowledge that is essential for pilots. This handbook introduces basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes. It provides information on transition to other airplanes and the operation of various airplane systems. It is developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch, in cooperation with various aviation educators and industry. This handbook is developed to assist student pilots learning to fly airplanes. It is also beneficial to pilots who wish to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, those pilots preparing for additional certificates or ratings, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both student and certificated pilots. It introduces the future pilot to the realm of flight and provides information and guidance in the performance of procedures and maneuvers required for pilot certification. Topics such as navigation and communication, meteorology, use of flight information publications, regulations, and aeronautical decision making are available in other Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) publications.
Author: Richard D. Hooker
Publisher: Gower Publishing Company, Limited
Essays discuss the concept of maneuver warfare as a solution to the problem of smaller military forces and reduced budgets
taking control of your career and personal success in the information age
Author: Carl W. Battle
Publisher: Allworth Pr
Tells how to develop a career plan, offers advice on handling transitions, negotiation, and communication, and discusses money management, privacy, and credit history