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Salazar [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1787384527
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Salazar by , Book Resume:

Fifty years after his death, Portugal's Salazar remains a controversial and enigmatic figure, whose conservative and authoritarian legacy still divides opinion. Some see him as a reactionary and oppressive figure who kept Portugal backward, while others praise his honesty, patriotism and dedication to duty. Contemporary radicals are wary of his unabashed elitism and skepticism about social progress, but many conservatives give credit to his persistent warnings about the threats to Western civilization from runaway materialism and endless experimentation. For a dictator, Salazar's end was anti-climactic--a domestic accident. But during his nearly four decades in power, he survived less through reliance on force and more through guile and charm. This probing biography charts the highs and lows of Salazar's rule, from rescuing Portugal's finances and keeping his strategically-placed nation out of World War II to maintaining a police state while resisting the winds of change in Africa. It explores Salazar's long-running suspicion of and conflict with the United States, and how he kept Hitler and Mussolini at arm's length while persuading his fellow dictator Franco not to enter the war on their side. Iberia expert Tom Gallagher brings to life a complex leader who deserves to be far better known.

Book for the Hour of Recreation

Book for the Hour of Recreation [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780226734620
Author: María de San José Salazar
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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Book for the Hour of Recreation by María de San José Salazar Book Resume:

María de San José Salazar (1548-1603) took the veil as a Discalced ("barefoot") Carmelite nun in 1571, becoming one of Teresa of Avila's most important collaborators in religious reform and serving as prioress of the Seville and Lisbon convents. Within the parameters of the strict Catholic Reformation in Spain, María fiercely defended women's rights to define their own spiritual experience and to teach, inspire, and lead other women in reforming their church. María wrote this book as a defense of the Discalced practice of setting aside two hours each day for conversation, music, and staging of religious plays. Casting the book in the form of a dialogue, María demonstrates through fictional conversations among a group of nuns during their hours of recreation how women could serve as very effective spiritual teachers for each other. The book includes one of the first biographical portraits of Teresa and Maria's personal account of the troubled founding of the Discalced convent at Seville, as well as her tribulations as an Inquisitional suspect. Rich in allusions to women's affective relationships in the early modern convent, Book for the Hour of Recreation also serves as an example of how a woman might write when relatively free of clerical censorship and expectations. A detailed introduction and notes by Alison Weber provide historical and biographical context for Amanda Powell's fluid translation.

The Flight Girls

The Flight Girls [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1488035067
Author: Noelle Salazar
Publisher: MIRA
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The Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar Book Resume:

A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER A WOMAN’S WORLD BEST NEW BOOK “I read well into the night, unable to stop. The book is unputdownable.”—Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author “Heart-breaking, validating, exciting.”—Hypable “Rich historical detail...this saga has it all.”—Woman’s World Shining a light on a little-known piece of history The Flight Girls is a sweeping portrayal of women’s fearlessness, love, and the power of friendship to make us soar. 1941. Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly. It’s why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas. It’s why she signed up to train military pilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began. And it’s why she insists she is not interested in any dream-derailing romantic involvements, even with the disarming Lieutenant James Hart, who fast becomes a friend as treasured as the women she flies with. Then one fateful day, she gets caught in the air over Pearl Harbor just as the bombs begin to fall, and suddenly, nowhere feels safe. To make everything she’s lost count for something, Audrey joins the Women Airforce Service Pilots program. The bonds she forms with her fellow pilots reignite a spark of hope in the face war, and—when James goes missing in action—give Audrey the strength to cross the front lines and fight not only for her country, but for the love she holds so dear. “Captivated me from the first page and never let go...a powerful tale of courage and sacrifice by the Women Airforce Service Pilots during WWII. A spectacular first novel.”—Sara Ackerman, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Lieutenant’s Nurse


Salazar [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1973675722
Author: Miguel Salazar
Publisher: WestBow Press
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Salazar by Miguel Salazar Book Resume:

God specializes in making remarkable ‘trophies of grace’ out of the lives of individuals who are often viewed as the most unlikely to succeed. Bishop Tony Miller, The Gate Church, Oklahoma City The story of Miguel and Elva Salazar begins in the abject poverty of the small Mexican town of Nava. Together, they work their way through the harsh, grueling labor in the cucumber fields and turkey processing plants of Colorado. It is the story of how this couple, through a remarkable series of events become committed Christians and are able to walk out of the misery of the poverty into which they were both born, and build personal, family and financial success that has surpassed their greatest dreams.

Consensus and Debate in Salazar's Portugal

Consensus and Debate in Salazar's Portugal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 027107860X
Author: Ellen W. Sapega
Publisher: Penn State Press
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Consensus and Debate in Salazar's Portugal by Ellen W. Sapega Book Resume:

Ellen Sapega’s study documents artistic responses to images of the Portuguese nation promoted by Portugal’s Office of State Propaganda under António de Oliveira Salazar. Combining archival research with current theories informing the areas of memory studies, visual culture, women’s autobiography, and postcolonial studies, the author follows the trajectory of three well-known cultural figures working in Portugal and its colonies during the 1930s and 1940s. The book begins with an analysis of official Salazarist culture as manifested in two state-sponsored commemorative events: the 1938 contest to discover the “Most Portuguese Village in Portugal” and the 1940 Exposition of the Portuguese-Speaking World. While these events fulfilled their role as state propaganda, presenting a patriotic and unambiguous view of Portugal’s past and present, other cultural projects of the day pointed to contradictions inherent in the nation’s social fabric. In their responses to the challenging conditions faced by writers and artists during this period and the government’s relentless promotion of an increasingly conservative and traditionalist image of Portugal, José de Almada Negreiros, Irene Lisboa, and Baltasar Lopes subtly proposed revisions and alternatives to official views of Portuguese experience. These authors questioned and rewrote the metaphors of collective Portuguese and Lusophone identity employed by the ideologues of Salazar’s Estado Novo regime to ensure and administer the consent of the national populace. It is evident, today, that their efforts resulted in the creation of vital, enduring texts and cultural artifacts.

Release from Cibola

Release from Cibola [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0865349517
Author: Andres C. Salazar
Publisher: Sunstone Press
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Release from Cibola by Andres C. Salazar Book Resume:

Reyes Cordova is a young boy tired of being poor and feeling hopeless. He is a descendant of religious and starry-eyed settlers from Spain that came to Cibola seeking a fortune but found nothing but an inhospitable climate and an unstable relationship with Pueblo Indians. A stubborn lot, the settlers worked hard to make a living out of farming and ranching in a Rio del Norte valley in what is now Northern New Mexico. Now three hundred and fifty years later, and nearly a century after becoming part of the United States, Reyes' Spanish-speaking, impoverished culture has made little inroads to assimilating into America. Reyes learns from teachers that mastering English can help him become more American and that will give him an opportunity for a good job. He becomes obsessed with learning the language, a task made difficult by his handicaps-illegitimate, a mother who speaks only Spanish, subsisting on public welfare-in addition to being part of a culture that promotes conformity, immediate gratification, close family relationships and xenophobic rejection of Anglophone society. Reyes' story is told in a poignant and picaresque series of journal-like portraits that trace his emergence from the mystical realm of Cibola that is a blend of an ancient Pueblo culture, an archaic Spanish heritage, and an encroaching American dominion in the age of Eisenhower and its cataclysmic events-the hydrogen bomb, the Communist Menace, Sputnik, accelerated farm-to-urban migration, and momentous protests for minority and women's rights. "Release from Cibola" is the first novel in a trilogy on the life of Reyes Cordova. ANDRES C. SALAZAR is author of numerous journal articles and an editor of a trade press book. He is a bilingual native of Northern New Mexico who received a doctorate at Michigan State University and then spent decades on the east coast working in industry. He returned to New Mexico as chaired professor at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and went on to teach at two other universities in the state over a ten year period while remaining a UNM research professor. He is also the author of "Seasons, Some Amorous Observations," a book of poetry. Dr. Salazar resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Self-imaging from Head to Toe

Self-imaging from Head to Toe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1434901785
Author: Ainsley De Salazar, R. n.
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
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The Moon Within

The Moon Within [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1338283391
Author: Aida Salazar
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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* "A worthy successor to Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret set in present-day Oakland." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Celi Rivera's life swirls with questions. About her changing body. Her first attraction to a boy. And her best friend's exploration of what it means to be genderfluid. But most of all, her mother's insistence she have a moon ceremony when her first period arrives. It's an ancestral Mexica ritual that Mima and her community have reclaimed, but Celi promises she will NOT be participating. Can she find the power within herself to take a stand for who she wants to be? A dazzling story told with the sensitivity, humor, and brilliant verse of debut talent Aida Salazar.

Smart Antennas

Smart Antennas [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0471721239
Author: T. K. Sarkar,Michael C. Wicks,M. Salazar-Palma,Robert J. Bonneau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Smart Antennas by T. K. Sarkar,Michael C. Wicks,M. Salazar-Palma,Robert J. Bonneau Book Resume:

A valuable addition to the Wiley Series in Microwave and OpticalEngineering Today's modern wireless mobile communications depend on adaptive"smart" antennas to provide maximum range and clarity. With therecent explosive growth of wireless applications, smart antennatechnology has achieved widespread commercial and militaryapplications. The only book available on the topic of adaptive antennas usingdigital technology, this text reflects the latest developments insmart antenna technology and offers timely information onfundamentals, as well as new adaptive techniques developed by theauthors. Coupling electromagnetic aspects of antenna design withsignal processing techniques designed to promote accurate andefficient information exchange, the text presents variousmechanisms for characterizing signal-path loss associated withsignal propagation, particularly for mobile wireless communicationssystems based on such techniques as joint space-frequency adaptiveprocessing. In clear, accessible language, the authors: * explain the difference between adaptive antennas and adaptivesignal processing * Illustrate the procedures for adaptive processing using directiveelements in a conformal array * clarify multistage analysis procedure which combineselectromagnetic analysis with signal processing * present a survey of the various models for characterizing radiowave propagation in urban and rural environments * describe a method wherein it is possible to identify andeliminate multipath without spatial diversity * optimize the location of base stations in a complexenvironment The text is an excellent resource for researchers and engineersworking in electromagnetics and signal processing who deal withperformance improvement of adaptive techniques, as well as thosewho are concerned with the characterization of propagation channelsand applications of airborne phased arrays.

Una y otra vez

Una y otra vez [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9586929388
Author: Grimaldo Salazar, Leonel.
Publisher: Editorial San Pablo
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Una y otra vez by Grimaldo Salazar, Leonel. Book Resume:

Todos hemos vivido momentos de desasosiego, de tristeza, de soledad, de dolor, así como momentos de alegía, de euforia y de entusiasmo. Esa es la vida, un ir y venir por caminos insospechados, rumbo a un solo fin: la felicidad.

Love Really

Love Really [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1477120165
Author: Daniel David Salazar
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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On Statistical Pattern Recognition in Independent Component Analysis Mixture Modelling

On Statistical Pattern Recognition in Independent Component Analysis Mixture Modelling [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642307523
Author: Addisson Salazar
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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On Statistical Pattern Recognition in Independent Component Analysis Mixture Modelling by Addisson Salazar Book Resume:

A natural evolution of statistical signal processing, in connection with the progressive increase in computational power, has been exploiting higher-order information. Thus, high-order spectral analysis and nonlinear adaptive filtering have received the attention of many researchers. One of the most successful techniques for non-linear processing of data with complex non-Gaussian distributions is the independent component analysis mixture modelling (ICAMM). This thesis defines a novel formalism for pattern recognition and classification based on ICAMM, which unifies a certain number of pattern recognition tasks allowing generalization. The versatile and powerful framework developed in this work can deal with data obtained from quite different areas, such as image processing, impact-echo testing, cultural heritage, hypnograms analysis, web-mining and might therefore be employed to solve many different real-world problems.

Hold On Pain Ends

Hold On Pain Ends [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1499051719
Author: Rosa Olivia Sanchez Salazar
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Hold On Pain Ends by Rosa Olivia Sanchez Salazar Book Resume:

After what 17 year old Hope Scott thinks was an awful dreadful dream of her suicide the afternoon before she finds herself being awaken by her parents grieving argument as they walk in the house after having gone through the awful process of identifying their daughter at the local morgue. Confused of their behavior Hope runs after her father as this one goes for a walk. Crossing the street she discovers she’s a ghost as a car runs through her. Scared Hope runs back home finding her grieving mother drinking and crying regretting not having been there for her. Hope proceeds to explain to her about years of depression, self harm and self loathing that lead the girl to her actions the night before. The purpose of this story is not to praise self harm nor suicidal tendencies that often come along with Depression but to help other teens going through this terrible illness know they are not alone and hopefully to stop and reflect before they act on their suicidal thoughts if they are going through any.

Ndura. son of the forest

Ndura. son of the forest [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8835413648
Author: Javier Salazar Calle
Publisher: Tektime
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Ndura. son of the forest by Javier Salazar Calle Book Resume:

Best youth novel of 2014 in Spain! A person without special knowledge, he sees himself alone in the middle of the jungle after his plane crashes and he has to learn fast in order to survive all the challenges that come his way. A story that teaches you what can be done when you are pushed to the limit. Chosen as the best youth novel of 2014 by El Economista! When an ordinary person, any of us, suddenly finds himself in a situation of life or death in the middle of the jungle, would you know how to survive? This is the simple dilemma that is offered to the protagonist of our story, who, returning from a relaxing holiday in Namibia, a typical photographic safari, is involved in an unexpected extreme survival situation when his plane is shot down by rebels in the Ituri Forest, Republic of Congo. A place where nature is not the only enemy and where survival is not the only problem. An adventure with a classic aroma, this book is the perfect escape from reality and you truly feel the anguish and despair of the protagonist at the challenge presented to him. This book naturally blends the excitement and tensions of the personal challenge of survival, the psychological degradation of protagonists throughout history and an in-depth study of the environment; its animals, plants and people. It also teaches us that our perception of where our limits are is usually wrong, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse. PUBLISHER: TEKTIME

Research Methods in Health Promotion

Research Methods in Health Promotion [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1118448448
Author: Laura F. Salazar,Richard A. Crosby,Ralph J. DiClemente
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Research Methods in Health Promotion by Laura F. Salazar,Richard A. Crosby,Ralph J. DiClemente Book Resume:

The bestselling textbook to understanding health research,updated and expanded Research Methods in Health Promotion provides studentsand practitioners with essential knowledge and skills regarding thedesign, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of research inthe field of health promotion. Now in its second edition, thisbestselling textbook has been updated with more recent researchmethodologies and additional information on sampling, participatoryand survey research, and qualitative data analysis. The entireresearch process is covered, with specific points relating to bothqualitative and quantitative research. By breaking the dauntingprocess of research into simple and well-defined steps, thisuser-friendly text encourages students to think about research as asequential process and provides explanations that facilitate betterunderstanding of each step in the research process. A separate setof chapters cover the more quantitative methodological areasincluding designs, measurement, sampling, and data analysis indepth, giving readers the understanding they need to apply inpractice. This book also provides applied chapters that illustrate thepractical aspects of the research process, along with othercritical information including grant writing and scientificwriting. Evaluate the ethics, design, analysis, and interpretation ofresearch Identify and understand the key components of researchstudies Analyze and interpret the results of experimental and surveyresearch designs Understand the process of publishing a research report andconstructing a grant proposal Research Methods in Health Promotion is ideal for bothundergrad and graduate methods courses in health promotion andpublic health.


sulphurtongue [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0771094701
Author: Rebecca Salazar
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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sulphurtongue by Rebecca Salazar Book Resume:

An urgent, powerful examination of place and the ways in which all kinds of identities exist and collide. The poems in sulphurtongue ask how to redefine desire and kinship across languages, and across polluted environments. An immigrant family scatters over a stolen continent. Oracles appear in public transit, and online. Bodies are transformed by nearby nickel mines. Doppelgangers, Catholic saints, and polyamorists alike pass on unusual inheritances. Deeply entangled in relations both emotional and ecological, this collection confronts the stories we tell about gender, queerness, race, religion, illness, and trauma, seeking new forms of care for a changing world.

Physics of Multiantenna Systems and Broadband Processing

Physics of Multiantenna Systems and Broadband Processing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0470289236
Author: T. K. Sarkar,M. Salazar-Palma,Eric L. Mokole
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Physics of Multiantenna Systems and Broadband Processing by T. K. Sarkar,M. Salazar-Palma,Eric L. Mokole Book Resume:

An analysis of the physics of multiantenna systems Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology is one of the current hot topics in emerging wireless technologies. This book fills the important need for an authoritative reference on the merits of MIMO systems based on physics and provides a sound theoretical basis for its practical implementation. The book also addresses the important issues related to broadband adaptive processing. Written by three internationally known researchers, Physics of Multiantenna Systems and Broadband Processing: Provides a thorough discussion of the physical and mathematical principles involved in MIMO and adaptive systems Examines the electromagnetic framework of wireless communications systems Uses Maxwell's theory to provide a system-based framework for the abstract concept of channel capacity Performs various numerical simulations to observe how a typical system will behave in practice Provides a mathematical formulation for broadband adaptive processing and direction-of-arrival estimation using real antenna arrays Integrates signal processing and electromagnetics to address the performance of realistic multiantenna systems With Physics of Multiantenna Systems and Broadband Processing, communication systems engineers, graduate students, researchers, and developers will gain a thorough, scientific understanding of this important new technology.

Avanzando: Gramatica espanola y lectura, 7th Edition

Avanzando: Gramatica espanola y lectura, 7th Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1118473078
Author: Carmen Salazar,Rafael Arias,Sara L. de la Vega
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
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Avanzando: Gramatica espanola y lectura, 7th Edition by Carmen Salazar,Rafael Arias,Sara L. de la Vega Book Resume:

Precise grammar explanations, engaging readings, and a flexible organization are just a few reasons why Avanzando: gramática española y lectura, Seventh Edition, is so effective in high-intermediate to advanced Spanish courses both for heritage and non-heritage student. Featuring a new thematic approach that exposes students to current topics, Avanzando continues to offer a comprehensive look at Spanish grammar. The flexible organization of the text, which has been tested and refined through six highly successful editions, encourages students to build on their current Spanish language skills and learn more advanced grammar points while developing their cultural knowledge and critical thinking skills, all in Spanish.The clear grammar explanations and thorough practice activities are complemented by engaging, theme-based readings in each chapter in Part I, and a selection of short stories by well-known Spanish and Latin American authors in Part II. Reading activities encourage close reading and analysis of the texts, and are designed to develop critical thinking skills and to generate class discussion.

Cíbola Spring

Cíbola Spring [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1480893021
Author: Andres C. Salazar
Publisher: Archway Publishing
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Cíbola Spring by Andres C. Salazar Book Resume:

It is 1960 and Reyes Cordova has just completed an important leg of his coming-of-age journey in Cíbola, a New Mexico community isolated from twentieth-century America. Now that he has graduated from high school and gained confidence, Reyes is ready to embrace a new chapter at Coronado State University. At college, Reyes encounters the best and worst of human behavior hidden behind the curtain that separates academia from normal society. While faculty demands an unholy worship of esoteric knowledge, Reyes finds comfort in new friendships. Meanwhile, his cousin, Claudia, and high school friend, Marla, wrestle with demons of their own. Claudia is skeptical of the college dream. Marla is a mystic who scares people into thinking she can read minds. After Reyes finds hope in a fatherly figure, the man eventually reveals the loss of his beloved wife is clouding his judgment and perhaps his sanity. As Reyes finds part-time work that brings new issues to light, he soon discovers his name still connects him to Cíbola and the discrimination that surrounds his identity. In this continuing tale of courage and struggle, a young Hispanic man becomes more Americanized as he enters college and attempts to break away from the tentacles of ancestral norms.

The Soils of Chile

The Soils of Chile [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9400759495
Author: Manuel Casanova,Osvaldo Salazar,Oscar Seguel,Walter Luzio
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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The Soils of Chile by Manuel Casanova,Osvaldo Salazar,Oscar Seguel,Walter Luzio Book Resume:

This book is intended for students and soil scientists who want to know about the state of the art in soil sciences in Chile. The book merges a comprehensive bibliographical review of the soil surveys carried out throughout the length and breadth of Chilean territory during the past 40 years and more recent information obtained by the authors in a number of field studies. As its starting point the book presents a general overview of important features related to Chilean soils, such as geology and geomorphology, climate, land use and vegetation. In this long and narrow country different soil formation factors and processes have resulted in a broad variety of soil bodies, from the extremely arid Atacama desert to the Patagonian and Antarctic zones. This book provides a description and classification (mainly Soil Taxonomy) of the most important soil types. Particularly important are soils derived from volcanic materials, which cover extensive areas of Chile. The book also deals with soil management topics in relation to the chemical, physical and biological properties of Chilean soils and it includes a number of examples from throughout the country. Finally, the book shows how man has induced severe soil degradation problems in Chile, such as erosive soil degradation, non-erosive soil degradation and land desertification.