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Author : NEW YORK, State of. Office of the State Engineers and Surveyor
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Release : 1855
File : 399 Pages
ISBN-13 : OCLC:562223934

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Genre : English imprints
Author : British Library
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Release : 1984
File : 474 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0862911494

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Genre : English imprints
Author : British Museum. Department of Printed Books
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Release : 1968
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : IND:30000092332141

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War has always been a dangerous business, bringing injury, wounds, and death, and--until recently--often disease. What has changed over time, most dramatically in the last 150 or so years, is the care these casualties receive and who provides it. This book looks at the history of how humanity has cared for its war casualties and veterans, from ancient times through the aftermath of World War II.

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Genre : Medical
Author : Bernard D. Rostker
Publisher : Rand Corporation
Release : 2013-04-29
File : 324 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780833078193

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Genre : History
Author : Ethelbert Olaf Stuart Scholefield
Publisher : Sagwan Press
Release : 2018-02-03
File : 768 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1376618931

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A foundational work on historical and social studies of quantification What accounts for the prestige of quantitative methods? The usual answer is that quantification is desirable in social investigation as a result of its successes in science. Trust in Numbers questions whether such success in the study of stars, molecules, or cells should be an attractive model for research on human societies, and examines why the natural sciences are highly quantitative in the first place. Theodore Porter argues that a better understanding of the attractions of quantification in business, government, and social research brings a fresh perspective to its role in psychology, physics, and medicine. Quantitative rigor is not inherent in science but arises from political and social pressures, and objectivity derives its impetus from cultural contexts. In a new preface, the author sheds light on the current infatuation with quantitative methods, particularly at the intersection of science and bureaucracy.

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Genre : Science
Author : Theodore M. Porter
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2020-08-18
File : 344 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780691210544

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Genre : Chicago (Ill.)
Author : Newton Bateman
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Release : 1900
File : 608 Pages
ISBN-13 : UVA:X000609782

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Robin Haines has analysed the origins, occupations, literacy, and mobilization of emigrants recruited in the UK on behalf of colonial legislatures. Her exploration of strict selection procedures shows that the symbiosis between the clergy, empire-minded philanthropic societies, and parishes, which combined to fund the emigrants' considerable pre-departure expenses, increased the opportunities for underemployed rural and domestic workers during an era of farm rationalization and industrial restructuring. Although poor, hybrid state and private funding enabled them to relocate to Australia where their skills were in demand.

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Genre : History
Author : Robin F. Haines
Publisher : Springer
Release : 1997-09-12
File : 397 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781349257041

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The role of large-scale business enterprise—big business and its managers—during the formative years of modern capitalism (from the 1850s until the 1920s) is delineated in this pathmarking book. Alfred Chandler, Jr., the distinguished business historian, sets forth the reasons for the dominance of big business in American transportation, communications, and the central sectors of production and distribution.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Alfred D. Chandler Jr.
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 1993-01-01
File : 624 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780674417687

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The American State Normal School is the first comprehensive history of the state normal schools in the United States. Although nearly two-hundred state colleges and regional universities throughout the U.S. began as 'normal' schools, the institutions themselves have buried their history, and scholars have largely overlooked them. As these institutions later became state colleges and/or regional universities, they distanced themselves from the low status of elementary-literally erasing physical evidence of their normal-school past. In doing so, they buried the rich history of generations of students for whom attending normal school was an enriching, and sometimes life-changing experience. Focusing on these students, the first wave of 'non-traditional' students in higher education, The American State Normal School is a much-needed re-examination of the state normal school.This book was subject of an annual History of Education Society panel for best new books in the field.

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Genre : Education
Author : C. Ogren
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2005-04-30
File : 310 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781403979100

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