Glock reference guide by Robb Manning

By Robb Manning

"Your advisor to the realm of Glock. Gaston Glock's progressive pistol is well-known as essentially the most vital and leading edge firearms designs of the final 50 years. considering its creation in 1983, the Glock has turn into the popular autoloading pistol for numerous legislations enforcement and executive corporations, army devices, aggressive and leisure shooters, and personal electorate. ... This first-of-its-kind book Read more...


Gaston Glock's innovative pistol is well-known as essentially the most vital and leading edge firearms designs of the final 50 years. on account that its creation in 1983, the Glock has turn into the preferred Read more...

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The Political Economy of Sport by J. Nauright, K. Schimmel

By J. Nauright, K. Schimmel

Activity experiences has turn into one of many biggest and quickest turning out to be foreign industries. This selection of essays from a number of foreign individuals analyzes all points of the political economic system of this undefined, together with media activities creation, city development politics and capital accumulation and the commercial results of Olympism.

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A companion to sport and spectacle in Greek and Roman by Paul Christesen, Donald G. Kyle

By Paul Christesen, Donald G. Kyle

A better half to game and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity offers a chain of essays that practice a socio-historical point of view to myriad points of historic activity and spectacle.
Covers the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire
Includes contributions from a variety of overseas students with a variety of Classical antiquity specialties
Goes past the standard concentrations on Olympia and Rome to ascertain recreation in towns and territories in the course of the Mediterranean basin
Features a number of illustrations, maps, end-of-chapter references, inner cross-referencing, and an in depth index to extend accessibility and support researchers

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Research Methods for Sports Studies by Ian Jones

By Ian Jones

This finished and available textbook deals an entire grounding in either qualitative and quantitative study equipment for the activities experiences scholar. The ebook bargains the reader a step by step advisor to the examine procedure, from designing a learn undertaking, to accumulating and analysing information, to reporting the learn, all of that is richly illustrated with sport-related case-studies and examples. The e-book covers key subject matters reminiscent of: - conceptual types- qualitative examine equipment- making a choice on a suitable learn layout- venture a literature evaluation- the foremost study equipment akin to questionnaires, interviews, content material research and ethnographic reports. - analysing info, together with an creation to SPSS, in addition to publications to descriptive and inferential records- writing a learn document- the web as a learn toolA a lot wanted booklet without competitor titles, this could be crucial interpreting for all undergraduates in activities reports.

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Developments in British Social Policy by Nick Ellison, Chris Pierson

By Nick Ellison, Chris Pierson

This article furnishes scholars of social coverage with a entire creation to the topic that covers not only a sector-by-sector coverage research but in addition its theoretical underpinning and a dialogue of the broader socio-economic context of coverage making and implementation. The paintings is meant to be used on undergraduate classes in social coverage, and for college students of social coverage, sociology, politics, public coverage, healthiness stories, neighborhood experiences, utilized social reports, and social paintings.

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The Wild West in England by William F Cody

By William F Cody

Army scout, frontiersman, and hero of the yank West, William F. “Buffalo invoice” Cody used to be additionally a clever self-promoter, showman, and entrepreneur. In 1888 he released The tale of the Wild West, a set of biographies of 4 recognized American frontier figures: Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, equipment Carson, and himself. Cody contributed an abridged model of his 1879 autobiography with an addendum titled The Wild West in England, now on hand during this stand-alone annotated version, together with the entire illustrations from the unique textual content in addition to images of Cody and promotional materials.
Here Cody describes his Wild West exhibition, the express that provided audiences a mythic adventure of the yankee frontier. concentrating on the show’s first season of performances in England, Cody contains excerpts of various laudatory descriptions of his express from the English press in addition to tales of his time spent with British nobility—from inner most performances for Queen Victoria and the Prince and Princess of Wales to dinners and teas with the elite of London society. He depicts himself as an envoy of yank tradition, proclaiming that he and his Wild West convey caused the British to “know extra of the strong kingdom past the Atlantic and . . . to esteem us higher than at any time in the limits of contemporary history.”

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International Diplomacy and the Olympic Movement: The New by Aaron Beacom

By Aaron Beacom

This publication explores the connection among diplomatic discourse and the Olympic stream, charting its continuity and alter from an historic viewpoint. utilizing the hot physique of literature on international relations it explores the evolution of diplomatic discourse round a few issues, particularly the expanding variety of stakeholders engaged within the Olympic bid, incapacity advocacy and the mainstreaming of the Paralympic video games and the evolution of the Olympic boycott. The paintings addresses the expanding engagement of a couple of non-state actors, specifically the IOC and the IPC, as indicative of the diffusion of latest international relations. while it identifies the country as carrying on with within the position of fundamental actor, surroundings the phrases of reference for diplomatic job past the pursuit of its personal coverage pursuits. Its historic research, established round a united kingdom case learn, presents insights into the features of diplomatic discourse when it comes to the video games, and creates the foundation for mapping the long run trajectory of international relations because it pertains to the Olympic circulation.

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Fitzwilliam Museum McClean Bequest: Catalogue of the by O.M. Dalton

By O.M. Dalton

Frank McClean (1837-1904) used to be not just a civil engineer, astronomer and pioneer of aim prism spectrography, but in addition an complete and systematic collector of old and medieval artwork. McClean's collections, that have been left to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, on his loss of life, have been at the moment the main awesome bequest because the Museum's starting place. They incorporated illuminated manuscripts, early published books, and the traditional and medieval ornamental items defined during this catalogue. The medieval utilized arts specifically have been of sizeable price to the Museum's holdings, together with super infrequent goods no longer hitherto represented there. This catalogue, ready in 1911-12 by way of O. M. Dalton, assistant keeper of British and medieval antiquities on the British Museum, lists over one hundred forty goods: ivory carvings, enamels, jewelry, gemstones and a smaller variety of chinese language, eastern and Egyptian items.

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