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History of Life: Creation Studies 290 - David A. DewittAn interdisciplinary study of the origin and history of life in the universe. Draws from science, religion, history, and philosophy in presenting the evidence and arguments for creation and against evolution.
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Bridge Hydraulics: Theory and Practice - Dr Les HamillThe design of bridges across rivers and streams is a major component of many civil engineering projects. The size of waterways must be kept reasonably small for reasons of economy and yet be large enough to allow floods to pass. Bridge Hydraulics is the first book to consider both arched and rectangular waterway openings in detail and to describe all of the main methods of analysis. With clear examples and relevant case studies, using both laboratory models and full- size bridges in the field, it is not only a thorough and accessible introduction to bridge hydraulics, but also a guide that will
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The Cambridge Ancient History, Vol 9: The Last Age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 BC - John Anthony Crook, Andrew Lintott, Elizabeth RawsonVolume IX of the second edition of The Cambridge Ancient History has for its main theme the process commonly known as the "Fall of the Roman Republic." Chapters 1-12 supply a narrative of the period from 133 B.C. to the death of Cicero in 43 B.C., with a prelude analyzing the situation and problems of the Republic from the turning-point year 146 B.C. Chapters 13-19 offer analysis of aspects of Roman society, institutions and ideas during the period.