Historical Dictionary of Tennis (Historical Dictionaries of by John Grasso

By John Grasso

The game of tennis has been performed in a single shape or one other for greater than 800 years. it will possibly hint its roots to video games performed by way of clergymen within the twelfth century. over the years the sport has advanced from one within which the ball used to be struck with the palms to the trendy online game within which rackets are used to propel the ball in way over one hundred fifty miles consistent with hour. From the game of the elite to the game performed via elite athletes, tennis has grown immensely long ago one hundred thirty five years and it continues to be one of many few carrying hobbies that's performed greatly by way of humans of every age and all nationalities.The historic Dictionary of Tennis provides a entire heritage of the sport via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, photographs, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on locations, groups, terminology, and folks, together with Arthur Ashe, Bj?rn Borg, Don Budge, Chris Evert, Roger Federer, Billie Jean King, Rod Laver, Suzanne Lenglen, John McEnroe, Rafael Nadal, Martina Navratilova, and invoice Tilden. Appendixes of the participants of the foreign Tennis corridor of reputation, the main Championships of Tennis, and the Olympic video games are incorporated. This ebook is a wonderful entry element for college kids, researchers, and an individual desirous to recognize extra approximately tennis.

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Cities, Towns and Renewable Energy: Yes In My Front Yard by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

By Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Neighborhood governments have the facility to persuade the power offerings in their electorate. Many towns and cities have already inspired strength potency measures. however, as call for for power companies maintains to develop, the power infrastructure that each urban and city is dependent upon might want to be multiplied, upgraded or changed. this offers the chance to extend the deployment of renewable strength applied sciences and decentralized power platforms, and for this reason achieve the multi-benefits of elevated power defense, weather switch mitigation and sustainable improvement, but in addition the social merits of lowered pollution, resembling stronger future health and employment. Many combos of regulations were hired to stimulate neighborhood renewable power improvement. those rules contain: neighborhood governance through authority; delivering assets; permitting deepest actors; prime through instance; permitting self-governance. Mega-city mayors, all the way down to small-town officers, have effectively brought such guidelines, even though those differ with situation, neighborhood assets and inhabitants. This booklet contains numerous case stories selected to demonstrate how more desirable deployment of renewable strength tasks may end up, despite a community's dimension or position. The targets of this document are to encourage urban stakeholders by means of exhibiting how renewable power platforms can profit electorate and companies, help nationwide governments to raised have fun with the position that neighborhood municipalities may play in assembly nationwide and foreign pursuits, and support speed up the mandatory transition to a sustainable strength future.--Publisher's description.

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Forging History: The Detection of Fake Letters & Documents by Kenneth W. Rendell

By Kenneth W. Rendell

First version. With chapters on normal features of cast Writing; The fabrics; Comparisons of Handwriting and Typewriting; well-known Forgers; An research of significant Forgeries and particular info at the Hitler Diaries, the Mormon Forger and the Jack the Ripper forgery. Illustrated. vi, 171, three pages. textile, dirt jacket.. small 4to..

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The A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law by Elizabeth M. Williams

By Elizabeth M. Williams

This two-volume set is a huge compendium of the legislations, regulations, and criminal impacts that have an effect on the nutrients on our plates today.

• Alphabetically prepared entries describe subject matters with regards to the intersection of legislation and nutrition

• An appendix bargains examples of laws, complaints, rules, and overseas treaties concerning food

• A timeline exhibits the improvement of the legislations of nutrients within the United States

• A bibliography lists extra fabrics for reference

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Business Plans Handbook by Lynn M. Pearce

By Lynn M. Pearce

Business Plans guide is a suite of tangible company plans compiled through marketers looking investment for small companies all through North the United States. For these trying to find examples of ways to strategy, constitution and compose their very own company plans, the instruction manual provides 24 pattern plans taken from companies within the production, retail and repair industries -- simply the corporate names and addresses were replaced.

Typical enterprise plans comprise kind of company; assertion of objective; govt precis; business/industry description; industry; product and construction; management/personnel; and fiscal specifics. This version additionally features a marketing strategy template and fictional company plans -- all of that could relief clients in constructing enterprise plans in their personal. additionally featured is a list of firms, businesses, and specialists; a word list of small enterprise phrases; and an up to date bibliography.

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Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technology by Antonio Cartelli, Marco Palma

By Antonio Cartelli, Marco Palma

The Encyclopedia of data verbal exchange expertise (ICT) is a complete source describing the impact of knowledge conversation know-how in medical wisdom building and spreading, with emphasis at the roles of product applied sciences, method applied sciences, and context applied sciences.

A reference element for experiences at the use and alertness of knowledge technology in medical wisdom development, the Encyclopedia of data conversation know-how covers the fabrics and tools of knowledge know-how: from ICT in schooling to software program engineering; the impact of ICT on assorted environments, together with e-commerce, selection aid structures, wisdom administration, and extra; and the main pervasive presence of data expertise, together with experiences and study on wisdom administration, the human facet of ICT, ICT in healthcare, and digital enterprises, between many others. Addressing a number of the primary problems with info verbal exchange know-how, those estimable volumes might be a top-shelf source for any reference library.

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