Download The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs (The by Joshua L. Reid PDF

By Joshua L. Reid

For the Makahs, a tribal state on the such a lot northwestern aspect of the contiguous usa, a deep courting with the ocean is the locus of private and team identification. in contrast to such a lot different indigenous tribes whose lives are tied to lands, the Makah humans have lengthy positioned marine area on the middle in their tradition, discovering of their personal waters the actual and non secular assets to help themselves. This booklet is the 1st to discover the historical past and id of the Makahs from the coming of maritime fur-traders within the eighteenth century in the course of the intervening centuries and to the current day.
 
Joshua L. Reid discovers that the “People of the Cape” have been way more serious about shaping the maritime economic system of the Pacific Northwest than has been understood. He examines Makah attitudes towards borders and limits, their efforts to workout keep watch over over their waters and assets as Europeans and americans arrived, and their include of contemporary possibilities and expertise to keep up autonomy and face up to assimilation. the writer additionally addresses present environmental debates in relation to the tribe's time-honored whaling and fishing rights and illuminates the efforts of the Makahs to regain keep an eye on over marine house, defend their marine-oriented id, and articulate a conventional destiny.

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Download RoboCup 2002: Robot Soccer World Cup VI by Minoru Asada, Gal A. Kaminka (auth.), Gal A. Kaminka, Pedro PDF

By Minoru Asada, Gal A. Kaminka (auth.), Gal A. Kaminka, Pedro U. Lima, Raúl Rojas (eds.)

RoboCup 2002, the sixth robotic international Cup football and Rescue Competitions and convention, happened in the course of June 19–25, 2002, on the Fukuoka Dome (main venue) in Fukuoka, Japan. It was once, through some distance, the RoboCup occasion with the largestnumberofregisteredparticipants(1004persons,distributedin188teams from 29 international locations) and viewers (around 120,000 persons). As was once performed in its prior variations for the reason that 1997, the development integrated a number of robot competitions and aninternationalsymposium.Thepapersandposterspresentedatthesymposium constitutethemainpartofthisbook.Leaguereportsinthe?nalsectiondescribe signi?cant advances in every one league and the consequences. The symposium organizers obtained seventy six submissions, between which 17 papers (22%) have been approved for oral presentation on the symposium (?rst element of the book), and 21 papers (29%) have been authorized as posters (second component to the book). such a lot papers have been evaluated by means of 3 reviewers each one, selected from the participants of the foreign software Committee (IPC). The IPC consisted of a balanced mixture of standard RoboCup contributors and researchers from outdoors this neighborhood. The reviewers labored tough to assure a good evaluate approach – the results of their paintings used to be a superior symposium with very - teresting presentations.

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Download Voluptuous Panic: The Erotic World of Weimar Berlin by Mel Gordon PDF

By Mel Gordon

This seductive sourcebook of infrequent visible delights from pre-Nazi, Cabaret-period “Babylon at the Spree” has the excellence of being praised either by way of students and avatars of up to date tradition, inspiring hip membership goers, filmmakers, homosexual historians, picture designers, and musicians just like the Dresden Dolls and Marilyn Manson.

This improved version comprises “Sex Magic and the Occult,” documenting German pagan cults and their often-bizarre erotic rituals, together with directions for moving into the “Sexual Fourth Dimension.”

Mel Gordon is professor of theater on the college of California, Berkeley, and is usually the writer of Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler’s Jewish Clairvoyant (Feral House).

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Download The Theory of Political Economy by William Stanley Jevons PDF

By William Stanley Jevons

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