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Download E-books Historia de la fotografía (Cuadernos Arte Cátedra) PDF

Hace más de siglo y medio que existe l. a. fotografía. El descubrimiento ha pasado a formar parte de nuestra civilización, pero su historia aún no es suficientemente conocida. Para remediar esta deficiencia, hace treinta años apareció " Historia de l. a. fotografía " , de Marie-Loup Sougez, con el propósito de analizar detalladamente el fenómeno. En esta nueva edición de los angeles obra se ha llevado a cabo una ampliación y una actualización bibliográfica de los angeles primera parte dedicada a los antecedentes de l. a. fotografía y a su progresiva renovación técnica, con el objeto de incorporar las últimas aportaciones de l. a. investigación en torno a su descubrimiento y a su evolución. Se ofrece también un landscape de los angeles fotografía a lo largo de todo el siglo XX desde el periodo de entreguerras hasta los últimos años del siglo, que recoge las tendencias y autores y vislumbra el umbral del siglo XXI. Los capítulos dedicados a los angeles fotografía en España abarcan las corrientes y nombres más recientes a lo largo de ese periodo. Incidiendo en el contenido de las ediciones anteriores, se añade un nuevo capítulo al desarrollo de los angeles fotografía en el resto del mundo. l. a. relación de l. a. fotografía con las demás formas de expresión plástica, sobre todo con l. a. pintura, las consecuencias sociológicas del fenómeno en los angeles vida cotidiana, su relación con l. a. inspiración literaria y sus posibilidades futuras, así como l. a. aportación basic de los procesos fotomecánicos a los angeles transformación de los angeles edición y los angeles prensa ilustrada, son otros tantos temas tratados por esta " Historia de l. a. fotografía " , que se completa con una nutrida bibliografía y un índice onomástico.

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Download E-books Lockheed Constellation PDF

By Dominique Breffort

Designed ahead of international struggle after distinctive specifications from the yankee rich person Howard Hughes, the Lockheed Constellation is well known this present day as one of many most interesting flying laptop ever equipped. As a civilian airplane, it's been the 1st airliner in a position to pass the Atlantic Ocean non cease, however it additionally has had a good army profession, because of its tremendous features which allowed it to meet missions of digital conflict and AWACS.


“…probably the simplest unmarried reference at the Connie you could buy…very hugely recommended.”
Aerodome Modeler, Spring 2007

“This is a must-have for all 'Connie' enthusiasts in addition to these drawn to airplane from the Golden Age of Airliners.”
Inscale, 09/2011

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Download E-books Stealth Warplanes PDF

This magnificently illustrated booklet describes the plane and know-how at the back of the main major advancements in aviation because the jet engine. Penetrating the cloud of secrecy, disinformation, and hypothesis surrounding stealth airplane, writer Doug Richardson presents an in depth survey of the main stealth plane within the skies this present day, together with the F-117 Nighthawk, F-22 Raptor, and B1-B and B-2A bombers, in addition to airplane nonetheless at the drawing forums and in trying out, like Boeing's and Lockheed's Joint Strike Fighter contenders, the Eurofighter 2000, and the most recent Russian advancements within the box. gorgeous colour plates and diagrams, besides dramatic images, depict the nuts and bolts of those plane and obviously clarify the applied sciences at the back of stealth. additionally, there's a interesting examine the countermeasures lower than improvement to oppose stealth warplanes.

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Download E-books Relics: Travels in Nature's Time Machine PDF

By Piotr Naskrecki

On any evening in early June, in the event you stand at the correct shores of America’s East Coast, you could shuttle again in time the entire strategy to the Jurassic. For as you watch, millions of horseshoe crabs will emerge from the froth and scuttle up the seashore to their spawning grounds, as they’ve performed, approximately unchanged, for greater than 440 million years.

Horseshoe crabs are faraway from the single modern manifestation of Earth’s far away prior, and in Relics, world-renowned zoologist and photographer Piotr Naskrecki leads readers on an incredible trip via these lingering strains of a misplaced international. With digicam in hand, he travels the globe to create a words-and-pictures portrait of our planet like no different, a time-lapse travel that renders Earth’s massive age understandable, obvious in creatures and habitats that experience endured, approximately untouched, for hundreds of thousands of thousands of years.

Naskrecki starts off via defining the concept that of a relic—a creature or habitat that, whereas acted upon by means of evolution, continues to be remarkably just like its earliest manifestations within the fossil checklist. Then he pulls again the Cambrian curtain to bare relic after eye-popping relic: katydids, historic reptiles, horsetail ferns, majestic magnolias, and extra, all depicted via beautiful photos and first-person money owed of Naskrecki’s time learning them and looking at their interactions of their normal habitats. Then he turns to the habitats themselves, touring to such distant destinations because the Atewa Plateau of Africa, the highlands of Papua New Guinea, and the plush forests of the Guyana guard of South America—a workforce of quite untrammeled ecosystems which are the present finish element of staggeringly lengthy, uninterrupted histories that experience made them our greatest entryway to figuring out what the prehuman international regarded, felt, sounded, or even smelled like.

The tales and pictures of Earth’s earlier assembled in Relics are appealing, breathtaking, and unmooring, plunging the reader into the hitherto incomprehensible reaches of deep time. We emerge replaced, astonished through the unbroken skein of existence on the earth and conscious of the hidden historical past of our planet’s earlier that surrounds us. 

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Download E-books Panzer III at War 1939 - 1945 (Images of War) PDF

With accomplished captions and textual content, this great e-book is the most recent within the bestselling photos of warfare sequence and the second one installment of the Author’s pictorial background of the German Panzers within the moment global struggle. The Panzer III observed nearly non-stop motion from the annexation of Czechoslakia, the invasion of Poland after which France and the Low nations, in North Africa, Italy, the japanese entrance and, ultimately, the retreat again into Germany.

Between 1936 and 1945, many hundreds of thousands of Panzer III’s have been equipped. It speedy validated its superiority at the battlefield and, for many of the struggle, remained a fit for its competitors’ heavy tanks.

The remarkable number of photos exhibits how those ambitious tanks have been tailored and up-gunned to stand the ever-increasing enemy possibility. The professional statement describes how the Germans rigorously applied all to be had reserves and assets into construction a number of creation editions and the way they coped at the battlefield. this can be a just right description of the single of the Nazis’ most suitable scuffling with machines and a beneficial successor quantity to the acclaimed Panzer IV at struggle.

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Download E-books Yosemite & The Eastern Sierra PDF

By Peter Beren, Gary Crabbe

Within the culture of California the attractive, Galen Rowell's best-selling get together of the ordinary fantastic thing about the Golden kingdom, comes Yosemite & the japanese Sierra, that includes wonderful colour pictures by way of outside photographer Gary Crabbe.

Here is a clean examine the wonders of Yosemite nationwide Park (visited by way of greater than 3 million humans every one year), in addition to the lesser-known vistas of the pristine desolate tract that adjoins the jap slopes of the Sierra Nevada. From the 1st mild of dawn cascading above an alpine creek to the final glint of sundown mirrored at the cheerful serenade of a waterfall ballet at Horsetail Falls, the spirit of the land will nourish your soul.

The accompanying textual content of this small yet exquisitely revealed quantity speaks during the voices of our nice nature writers, from Ansel Adams and Galen Rowell to Joan Didion, Wallace Stegner, and Mark Twain. this is often the best present for an individual who has ever marveled on the great thing about Yosemite nationwide Park and the fantastic gallery of the jap Sierra's typical wonders.

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Download E-books Waffen SS on the Western Front: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War) PDF

By Ian Baxter

This booklet within the renowned photos of warfare sequence covers the deeds of the Waffen-SS at the Western entrance through the moment international battle. With broad textual content and in-depth captions with many infrequent and unpublished images, it describes the scuffling with strategies, the uniforms, the battles and the several components that went into making the Waffen-SS such an elite combating unit. It strains how the Waffen-SS rigorously outfitted up their attack forces using all to be had reserves and assets right into a ruthlessly potent killing laptop. It depicts how this outstanding army formation became utilized in offensive after which in protecting battles, and gives a lot old details and proof in regards to the guns and the entire elements that fought on Western entrance. The reader learns how the Waffen-SS battled their method throughout the Low international locations and the Balkans. After D-Day they performed a key position in Normandy and fought at Arnhem, within the Ardennes and shifted from one disintegrating a part of front to a different in a drastic try to stabilize the crumbling struggle effort.

The Waffen-SS at the Western entrance 1940 – 1945 presents a very good perception into essentially the most powerful battling formations in army historical past.

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Download E-books US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1972-73, Part 2 (Osprey Combat Aircraft, No. 30) PDF

The second one of 2 books at the Navy's Phantom II MiG killers of the Vietnam battle (1955-1975), this ebook covers the varied activities fought out over North Vietnam throughout the Linebacker I and II operations of 1972-73. No fewer than 17 MiGs have been downed in this interval, 5 of them by way of the Navy's sole aces of the clash, Lts Randy Cunningham and Willie Driscoll of VF-96. Drawing on basic resources equivalent to surviving Phantom II aircrew and legit military documentation, the writer has assembled the main targeted appraisal of fighter operations concerning US military Phantom II devices and people elusive MiGs ever visible in print.

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Download E-books 101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles in World War II PDF

By Mark Bando

A minute-by-minute and daily account of the elite a hundred and first Airborne’s bold parachute touchdown in the back of enemy strains at Normandy is followed by means of firsthand debts from Airborne veterans and 40 extraordinary, formerly unknown (let by myself released) colour photographs of the “Screaming Eagles” at Normandy and in nice Britain ahead of the invasion. Accompanying those striking D-Day colour Kodachromes—which have been unearthed within the attic of a military doctor’s daughter—are greater than hundred black-and-white photos from one hundred and first survivors and the author’s personal inner most assortment. this can be an extraordinary examine an elite scuffling with strength in the course of one of many final century’s most important moments.

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