Gas Turbine Combined Cycle Power Plants
This book covers the design, analysis, and optimization of the cleanest, most efficient fossil fuel-fired electric power generation technology at present and in the foreseeable future.
The book contains a wealth of first principles-based calculation methods comprising key formulae, charts, rules of thumb, and other tools...
The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People
No one wants to think about getting older. It's true. At any age, when things are moving along normally day to day and everyone seems fit and well, there seems no reason to think about future problems that your friends and relatives might (and probably will) come across as they age. In fact, it might even seem a little morbid to...
Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About
It has become virtually impossible to honestly discuss race, gender, and class issues in mainstream American society because if you dare repeat certain "tabooo truths," you'll be ostracized as a bigot. Professor Wilfred Reilly (author of Hate Crime Hoax
) fearlessly presents 10 of these truths here and investigates...
Seduction: A History From the Enlightenment to the Present
A brilliantly original history that explores the shifting cultural mores of courtship, told through the lives of remarkable women and men throughout history.
If sex has generally been a private matter, seduction has always been of intense public interest. Whether the stuff of front-page tabloid news, the...
Maoism: A Global History
*** WINNER OF THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019
SHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING
SHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING***... Empire: A New History of the World
A dazzling new history of the world told through the ten major empires of human civilization.
Eminent historian Paul Strathern opens the story of Empire with the Akkadian civilization, which ruled over a vast expanse of the region of ancient Mesopotamia, then turns to the immense Roman Empire,...
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