Download e-book for iPad: The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD by Hendrik W. Dey

By Hendrik W. Dey

This booklet explores the connection among the town of Rome and the Aurelian Wall through the six centuries following its development within the 270s advert, a interval whilst the town replaced and reduced in size virtually past reputation, because it developed from imperial capital into the non secular middle of Western Christendom. The Wall grew to become the one such a lot widespread characteristic within the city panorama, a dominating presence which got here physically to incarnate the political, criminal, administrative and non secular limitations of urbs Roma, whilst it reshaped either the actual contours of the town as an entire and the psychological geographies of 'Rome' that prevailed at domestic and in the course of the recognized global. With the passage of time, the circuit took on a lifetime of its personal because the embodiment of Rome's earlier greatness, a cultural and architectural legacy that dwarfed the quotidian realities of the post-imperial urban up to it formed them.

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By Sara E. Davies

This booklet examines Southeast Asia's rejection of overseas refugee legislations via broad archival research and argues that this rejection was once formed via the areas reaction to its biggest refugee trouble within the post-1945 period: the Indochinese refugee hindrance from 1975-1996.

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By Robert M. Edsel

"An excellent account of a little-known American attempt to save lots of Italy's...art in the course of international warfare II."—Tom BrokawWhen Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, in addition they seized keep watch over of mankind's maximum cultural treasures. As that they had performed all through Europe, the Nazis may well now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the antiquities of the Roman Empire.

On the eve of the Allied invasion, normal Dwight Eisenhower empowered a brand new type of soldier to guard those old riches. In may possibly 1944 not likely American heroes—artist Deane Keller and student Fred Hartt—embarked from Naples at the treasure hunt of an entire life, monitoring billions of greenbacks of lacking artwork, together with works via Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli. With the German military taking flight up the Italian peninsula, orders got here from the top degrees of the Nazi govt to move truckloads of artwork north around the border into the Reich. status within the approach used to be common Karl Wolff, a top-level Nazi officer. As German forces blew up the superb bridges of Florence, basic Wolff commandeered the good collections of the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace, later risking his existence to barter a mystery Nazi give up with American spymaster Allen Dulles.

Brilliantly researched and vividly written, the hot York instances bestselling Saving Italy brings readers from Milan and the close to destruction of The final Supper to the interior sanctum of the Vatican and at the back of closed doorways with the preeminent Allied and Axis leaders: Roosevelt, Eisenhower, and Churchill; Hitler, Göring, and Himmler.

An unforgettable tale of epic thievery and political intrigue, Saving Italy is a testomony to heroism on behalf of artwork, tradition, and historical past.

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Pavia.1525 - download pdf or read online

By Angus Konstam, Graham Turner

Through 1525 France had grew to become its awareness to the conquering of the wealthy Italian Duchy of Milan, hostile or assisted at various occasions through Italian states, with each side calling upon the help of Swiss, German and Italian mercenaries. In those campaigns France's hardest adversary used to be the Spanish military, and while the thrones of Spain and Austria have been mixed in 1519, it altered the complete nature of the Italian Wars. within the colossal conflict at Pavia the French have been smashed by means of the Imperial military, King Francis I captured and the cream of his the Aristocracy slaughtered.

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By Andrey Boytsov, Arkady Zaslavsky (auth.), Sergey Balandin, Roman Dunaytsev, Yevgeni Koucheryavy (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed court cases of the tenth overseas convention on subsequent new release Teletraffic and Wired/Wireless complex Networking, NEW2AN 2010, held along with the 3rd convention on shrewdpermanent areas, ruSMART 2009 in St. Petersburg, Russia, in August 2010. The 27 revised NEW2AN complete papers are equipped in topical sections on functionality evaluate; functionality modeling; delay-/disruption-tolerant networking and overlay structures; built-in instant networks; source administration; and multimedia communications. The 14 revised ruSMART complete papers are approximately clever areas use circumstances; smart-M3 platform; and shrewdpermanent areas suggestions.

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Download PDF by Constantine Stephanidis, Margherita Antona (eds.): Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Aging and

By Constantine Stephanidis, Margherita Antona (eds.)

The four-volume set LNCS 8513-8516 constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the eighth overseas convention on common entry in Human-Computer interplay, UAHCI 2014, held as a part of the sixteenth foreign convention on Human-Computer interplay, HCII 2014, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece in June 2014, together with 14 different thematically related conferences.

The overall of 1476 papers and 220 posters provided on the HCII 2014 meetings was once conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 4766 submissions. those papers deal with the newest examine and improvement efforts and spotlight the human elements of layout and use of computing platforms. The papers completely hide the full box of human-computer interplay, addressing significant advances in wisdom and potent use of pcs in various program components. the whole of 251 contributions incorporated within the UAHCI lawsuits have been rigorously reviewed and chosen for inclusion during this four-volume set. The seventy five papers integrated during this quantity are prepared within the following topical sections: layout for getting older; healthiness and rehabilitation purposes; obtainable shrewdpermanent and assistive environments; assistive robots and mobility, navigation and safety.

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By Paolo Giovane, Roberto Sabbatini

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and cash have been brought in twelve european Member States. 3 extra nations joined within the following years, and over three hundred million humans now use the euro of their day-by-day transactions. The forex changeover used to be a technical luck. From the very begin, even if, nearly all of euro quarter voters held the one forex liable for a pointy upward push in costs and a next decline of their own monetary fortunes.

This publication places ahead convincing empirical proof, essentially drawn from Italy’s adventure, to set up no matter if the creation of the euro has had an important impression on costs, and if no longer, why such a lot of humans think it has. Its importance lies not just within the documentation of a old occasion, but additionally and extra importantly, within the classes it presents, which challenge the public’s knowing of inflation, the proper evaluate of the consequences of the only foreign money, and the necessity for applicable measures whilst different nations undertake the euro.

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New PDF release: Great Debates in Jurisprudence

By Nicholas J McBride

A transparent and significant exposition of the extra complex innovations in Jurisprudence, offering a innovative for college kids who're trying to achieve extra insights with which to excel. Readers are brought to the numerous debates surrounding each one middle quarter and offered with the most important tensions and questions underlying each one subject.

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