Tag Archives: Theodore

Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

FREEDownload : Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers by Anthony Slide
English | Feb 26, 2010 | ISBN: 1604734132 | 288 Pages | PDF | 9 MB
The fan magazine has often been viewed simply as a publicity tool, a fluffy exercise in self-promotion by the film industry. But as an arbiter of good and bad taste, as a source of knowledge, and as a gateway to the fabled land of Hollywood and its stars, the American fan magazine represents a fascinating and indispensable chapter in journalism and popular culture.

Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers
Anthony Slide's Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine provides the definitive history of this artifact. It charts the development of the fan magazine from the golden years when Motion Picture Story Magazine and Photoplay first appeared in 1911 to its decline into provocative headlines and titillation in the 1960s and afterward. Slide discusses how the fan magazines dealt with gossip and innuendo, and how they handled nationwide issues such as Hollywood scandals of the 1920s, World War II, the blacklist, and the death of President Kennedy. Fan magazines thrived in the twentieth century, and they presented the history of an industry in a unique, sometimes accurate, and always entertaining style.

This major cultural history includes a new interview with 1970s media personality Rona Barrett, as well as original commentary from a dozen editors and writers. Also included is a chapter on contributions to the fan magazines from well-known writers such as Theodore Dreiser and e. e. cummings. The book is enhanced by an appendix documenting some 268 American fan magazines and includes detailed publication histories.
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

Darkness Over Tibet (Mystic Travellers Series)

FREEDownload : Darkness Over Tibet (Mystic Travellers Series)

Darkness Over Tibet (Mystic Travellers Series) by Theodore Illion
English | Aug 1, 1991 | ISBN: 0932813143 | 210 Pages | PDF | 7 MB
IN my book In Secret Tibet I have given an outline of my recent journey to Tibet, showing how, passing through successive contacts with the Tibetan multitude and gangs of brigands, I finally succeeded in visiting Tibetan monasteries in the disguise of a native. After witnessing various marvels, such as the flying lamas and the Tibetan respas* I reached the final stage of the journey in the most inaccessible part of the country where live the genuine Tibetan hermits, who can read people's thoughts and possess the strange power to maintain themselves young almost indefinitely.

Darkness Over Tibet (Mystic Travellers Series)
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick

FREEDownload : The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick

The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick
English | Nov 21, 2005 | ISBN: 0849327172 | 328 Pages | PDF | 10 MB
The Medical Device R&D Handbook presents a wealth of information for the hands-on design and building of medical devices. Detailed information on such diverse topics as catheter building, prototyping, materials, processes, regulatory issues, and much more are available in this convenient handbook for the first time.

The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick

FREEDownload : The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick

The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick
English | Nov 21, 2005 | ISBN: 0849327172 | 328 Pages | PDF | 10 MB
The Medical Device R&D Handbook presents a wealth of information for the hands-on design and building of medical devices. Detailed information on such diverse topics as catheter building, prototyping, materials, processes, regulatory issues, and much more are available in this convenient handbook for the first time.

The Medical Device R&D Handbook by Theodore R. Kucklick
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America

FREEDownload : Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America

Ian Tyrrell, "Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America"
2015 | ISBN-10: 022619776X | 368 pages | PDF | 69 MB

Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America
Long before people were "going green" and toting reusable bags, the Progressive generation of the early 1900s was calling for the conservation of resources, sustainable foresting practices, and restrictions on hunting. Industrial commodities such as wood, water, soil, coal, and oil, as well as improvements in human health and the protection of "nature" in an aesthetic sense, were collectively seen for the first time as central to the country's economic wellbeing, moral integrity, and international power. One of the key drivers in the rise of the conservation movement was Theodore Roosevelt, who, even as he slaughtered animals as a hunter, fought to protect the country's natural resources. In Crisis of the Wasteful Nation, Ian Tyrrell gives us a cohesive picture of Roosevelt's engagement with the natural world along with a compelling portrait of how Americans used, wasted, and worried about natural resources in a time of burgeoning empire. Countering traditional narratives that cast conservation as a purely domestic issue, Tyrrell shows that the movement had global significance, playing a key role in domestic security and in defining American interests around the world. Tyrrell goes beyond Roosevelt to encompass other conservation advocates and policy makers, particularly those engaged with shaping the nation's economic and social policies-policies built on an understanding of the importance of crucial natural resources. Crisis of the Wasteful Nation is a sweeping transnational work that blends environmental, economic, and imperial history into a cohesive tale of America's fraught relationships with raw materials, other countries, and the animal kingdom.
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America

FREEDownload : Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America

Ian Tyrrell, "Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America"
2015 | ISBN-10: 022619776X | 368 pages | PDF | 69 MB

Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America
Long before people were "going green" and toting reusable bags, the Progressive generation of the early 1900s was calling for the conservation of resources, sustainable foresting practices, and restrictions on hunting. Industrial commodities such as wood, water, soil, coal, and oil, as well as improvements in human health and the protection of "nature" in an aesthetic sense, were collectively seen for the first time as central to the country's economic wellbeing, moral integrity, and international power. One of the key drivers in the rise of the conservation movement was Theodore Roosevelt, who, even as he slaughtered animals as a hunter, fought to protect the country's natural resources. In Crisis of the Wasteful Nation, Ian Tyrrell gives us a cohesive picture of Roosevelt's engagement with the natural world along with a compelling portrait of how Americans used, wasted, and worried about natural resources in a time of burgeoning empire. Countering traditional narratives that cast conservation as a purely domestic issue, Tyrrell shows that the movement had global significance, playing a key role in domestic security and in defining American interests around the world. Tyrrell goes beyond Roosevelt to encompass other conservation advocates and policy makers, particularly those engaged with shaping the nation's economic and social policies-policies built on an understanding of the importance of crucial natural resources. Crisis of the Wasteful Nation is a sweeping transnational work that blends environmental, economic, and imperial history into a cohesive tale of America's fraught relationships with raw materials, other countries, and the animal kingdom.
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading

The Garden District of New Orleans

FREEDownload : The Garden District of New Orleans

The Garden District of New Orleans by Jim Fraiser and West Freeman
English | 2012 | ISBN: 193411068X | 288 pages | PDF | 36,5 MB

The Garden District of New Orleans
has enthralled residents and visitors alike since it arose in the 1830's with its stately white-columned Greek Revival mansions and double-galleried Italianate houses decorated with lacy cast iron. Photographer West Freeman evokes the romance of this elegant neighborhood with lovely images of private homes, dazzling gardens, and public structures. Author Jim Fraiser vividly details the historical significance and architectural styles of more than a hundred structures and chronicles both the political and cultural evolution of the neighborhood.

The Garden District, unlike the French Quarter, evolved under the auspices of predominantly Anglo-American architects hired by newly arriving, and newly wealthy, Americans. Beyond these wealthy homeowners, the Garden District also offers a startlingly diverse and freewheeling history teeming with African American slaves, free men and women of color, French, Italians, Germans, Jews, and Irish, all of whom helped fashion it into one of America's first suburbs and most extraordinary neighborhoods. Fraiser animates the Garden District's story with such notables as Mark Twain; Jefferson Davis; occupying Union general Benjamin Butler; flamboyant steamboat captain Thomas Leathers; crusading Reverend Theodore Clapp; Confederate generals Jubal Early and Leonidas Polk; jazzmen Joe "King" Oliver and Nate "Kid" Ory; champion pugilist John L. Sullivan; local authors Grace King, George Washington Cable, and Anne Rice; Mayor Joseph Shakespeare; architects Henry Howard, Lewis Reynolds, and Thomas Sully; cotton magnate Henry S. Buckner; and Louisiana Lottery co-founder John A. Morris.

In words and photographs, Fraiser and Freeman explore the unexpected evolution of this district and reveal how war, plagues, politics, religion, cultural conflict, and architectural innovation shaped the incomparable Garden District.
Download links
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Fastest Speed!

Continue reading

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

FREEDownload : The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America By Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: Har.per Peren.nial 2010 | 960 Pages | ISBN: 0060565314 | PDF | 9 MB

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America
Amazon Best of the Month, August 2009: "The movement for the conversation of wild life and the larger movement for the conservation of all our natural resources are essentially democratic in spirit, purpose, and method." So wrote Theodore Roosevelt, known as the "naturalist President" for his efforts in protecting wildlife and wilderness, merging preservation and patriotism into a quintessential American ideal. The Wilderness Warrior, Douglas Brinkley's massive(ly readable) new biography, intrepidly explores the wilderness of influences (Audubon and Darwin), personal relationships (Muir and Pinchot), and frontier adventures (too many to mention) that shaped Roosevelt's proto-green views.
Buy Premium To Support Me & Get Resumable Support & Max Speed

rapidgator_net:

Continue reading