Country Tools and How to Use Them


Author: Percy W. Blandford
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486146383
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 224
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Profusely illustrated guide to early tools and their functions depicts and describes scores of devices — from hammers, planes, and saws to tools for blacksmithing, weaving, and baking.

Power Tools and how to Use Them


Author: W. Clyde Lammey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Handicraft
Page: 144
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From the Old Country

An Oral History of European Migration to America
Author: Bruce M. Stave,John Fulton Sutherland,Aldo Salerno
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9780874519082
Category: History
Page: 281
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Combines contemporary interviews and interviews conducted by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s to give a three-generation perspective on the experiences of Irish, Italian, Jewish, and other immigrants to the United States.

Wisconsin Journal of Education


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises


Author: National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on Population,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Earth Sciences and Resources,Committee on the Effective Use of Data, Methodologies, and Technologies to Estimate Subnational Populations at Risk
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309103541
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
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Worldwide, millions of people are displaced annually because of natural or industrial disasters or social upheaval. Reliable data on the numbers, characteristics, and locations of these populations can bolster humanitarian relief efforts and recovery programs. Using sound methods for estimating population numbers and characteristics is important for both industrialized and developing nations. Ensuring that the data are geographically referenced for projection onto maps is essential. However, good data alone are insufficient. Adequate staff training and strong organizational and political desire to maintain and use the information are also required. Tools and Methods for Estimating Populations at Risk from Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Crises, reviews the main methods and tools for making estimates of subnational populations and makes several recommendations to improve the collection and the use of population data for emergency response and development.

Designing and building colonial and early American furniture, with 47 projects


Author: Percy W. Blandford
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780830609147
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 193
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Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466687908
Category: Computers
Page: 2208
View: 1889
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As modern technologies continue to develop and evolve, the ability of users to interface with new systems becomes a paramount concern. Research into new ways for humans to make use of advanced computers and other such technologies is necessary to fully realize the potential of 21st century tools. Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications gathers research on user interfaces for advanced technologies and how these interfaces can facilitate new developments in the fields of robotics, assistive technologies, and computational intelligence. This four-volume reference contains cutting-edge research for computer scientists; faculty and students of robotics, digital science, and networked communications; and clinicians invested in assistive technologies. This seminal reference work includes chapters on topics pertaining to system usability, interactive design, mobile interfaces, virtual worlds, and more.

Small buildings


Author: Percy W. Blandford
Publisher: Tab Books
ISBN: 9780830631445
Category: House & Home
Page: 277
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An Overview of Macroprudential Policy Tools


Author: Stijn Claessens
Publisher: International Monetary Fund
ISBN: 147555334X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 38
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Macroprudential policies – caps on loan to value ratios, limits on credit growth and other balance sheets restrictions, (countercyclical) capital and reserve requirements and surcharges, and Pigouvian levies – have become part of the policy paradigm in emerging markets and advanced countries alike. But knowledge is still limited on these tools. Macroprudential policies ought to be motivated by market failures and externalities, but these can be hard to identify. They can also interact with various other policies, such as monetary and microprudential, raising coordination issues. Some countries, especially emerging markets, have used these tools and analyses suggest that some can reduce procyclicality and crisis risks. Yet, much remains to be studied, including tools’ costs ? by adversely affecting resource allocations; how to best adapt tools to country circumstances; and preferred institutional designs, including how to address political economy risks. As such, policy makers should move carefully in adopting tools.

Teacher Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522501657
Category: Education
Page: 1663
View: 1955
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Educators play a significant role in the intellectual and social development of children and young adults. Next-generation teachers can only be as strong as their own educational foundation which serves to cultivate their knowledge of the learning process, uncover best practices in the field of education, and employ leadership abilities that will inspire students of all ages. Teacher Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores the current state of pre-service teacher programs as well as continuing education initiatives for in-service educators. Emphasizing the growing role of technology in teacher skill development and training as well as key teaching methods and pedagogical developments, this multi-volume work compiles research essential to higher education professionals and administrators, educational software developers, and researchers studying pre-service and in-service teacher training.

Database Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Author: Erickson, John
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1605660590
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 2962
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"This reference expands the field of database technologies through four-volumes of in-depth, advanced research articles from nearly 300 of the world's leading professionals"--Provided by publisher.

Traditional Country Woodworking Projects

Plans for 18 Practical Indoor and Outdoor Projects
Author: Jack Hill
Publisher: Lumina Media
ISBN: 1620082527
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Join the do-it-yourself revolution that’s swept cities, suburbs, and rural areas across the country. More and more people are realizing the satisfaction and enjoyment of making items that are as beautiful and interesting as they are practical. Crafters and folk-art enthusiasts alike will enjoy this comprehensive woodworking guide for all experience and skill levels, with detailed instructions on eighteen home projects for both hand and power tools. Inside Traditional Country Woodworking Projects: •The necessity and prominence of woodworking through the ages •The resurgence of interest in country-style designs from past centuries •Required woodworking tools and how to use them •Essential techniques, including drawing, measuring, planing, joining, and many more, with which woodworkers of all skill levels should be familiar •Step-by-step fully illustrated instructions for eighteen classic designs, including kitchen implements, toys, home décor, and furniture •Detailed dimensions, materials lists, cutting lists, and notes for each project as well as templates for special shapes

Networking and Telecommunications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1605669873
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 2130
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"This multiple-volume publications exhibits the most up-to-date collection of research results and recent discoveries in the transfer of knowledge access across the globe"--Provided by publisher.

American Book Publishing Record


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
Page: N.A
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Learning about our world and our past : using the tools and resources of geography and U.S. history : a report of the 1994 NAEP assessment


Author: N.A
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1428927336
Category:
Page: N.A
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Traditional Country Woodworking

18 Pieces to Make for Inside and Out
Author: Jack Hill
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 9781845331603
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Age-old rural crafts, made by today’s woodworkers with contemporary techniques—that’s the special attraction of all 18 of these projects, for use and display indoors and outdoors. Only basic woodworking skills are needed to make any of the historic designs, including Shaker Shelves & Pegboard, Five-Board Bench, Candle Stand, Rocking Chair, Hooded Cradle, Blanket Box, and another dozen beautiful works. A wide selection of woods and finishes makes it possible for every piece to be unique, while keeping alive the hallowed traditions of simplicity, utility, and durability.

T.r.o.g.s. Book Two

The Reich of God Sins
Author: Craig Brouwer
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1425717195
Category: Fiction
Page: 91
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A summary of the tales of T.R.O.G.S. and the psychiatric system: In T.R.O.G.S. Book One and Book Two you read some stories of the mentally ill and of the practice of the psychiatrist as well as the institutional descriptions. As you read, some parts of the stories of the psychiatric system may have been a bit dramatic, and some people will not agree with this, but it is as best a description of the world of the psychiatric system as I, the author, can give. But take it or leave it; it's the truth and is not intended to disrupt any person's therapy or how they choose to lead their lives. But the people who read may have a better idea of what the author and some of the nine million schizophrenics in America have to deal with on a daily basis. In most cases the relationship between the common person as well as mine is not the same, and the individuals who have had a bad time in their lives being used by the system will somehow relate to the scenario of conclusive descriptions that tell of the sorts of great measure that the system uses on each of the persons who have a psychiatric illness. Also, this book may be a means to make life better for millions of people who suffer from abuse and open the doors to the law and amendments to give birth to new ideas and practices that a lot of people may benefit from. I hope that you who have read will do your best to decide how you choose to live and that your lives will be happy. God bless.

You Light Up Our Country


Author: Bob Herrin
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1616631260
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 444
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Dr. Bob Herrin grew up on a dairy farm in Oklahoma. He was taught respect and love for others. He was energetic, enjoyed working on the farm and helping his mother. He was strong and quick and had unusual acuteness of vision and hearing. Dr. Herrin worked his way through high school, college, and medical school. He worked forty hours per week, graduated in four years and entered Medical School in Oklahoma with the highest grade point average in his class. He became a general surgeon and entered practice in Marshall, Texas in 1965. He worked a huge number of hours and took emergency call for thirty-five years. He was dedicated to his patients, family and friends. In You Light Up Our Country, Dr. Herrin presents his opinions—formed during his many years as a surgeon —on all the things he believes are affecting our country today, including collected articles from newspapers, magazines and TV, which he uses to validate his opinions and facts. He has great concern about changes in the legal system and government that he believes are injuring the people and nation. He believes his major duty as a citizen is to provide little-known truth and information that is essential to saving our country.