A History of Air Warfare by PDF

ISBN-10: 1597974331

ISBN-13: 9781597974332

This one-volume anthology presents a entire research of the function that air strength has performed in army conflicts over the last century. Comprising 16 essays penned by means of a world cadre of prime army specialists, A background of Air struggle chronologically examines the application of air energy from the 1st international battle to the second one Lebanon battle, crusade via crusade. each one essay lays out the goals, occasions, and key gamers of the clash in query, studies the function of air energy within the strategic and operational contexts, and explores the interaction among the political framework and armed forces operations right. The concluding part bargains wider views by way of concentrating on air and area energy in either unconventional and standard conflict from 1913 to the current. greater than an easy homage to air strength, A background of Air war exposes air power’s strengths and weaknesses and, the place suitable, illuminates the demanding situations of joint operations and coalition war. as a result of its severe procedure, even therapy, and historic historical past, the e-book will entice smooth battle students, air energy experts, and normal readers drawn to army historical past alike.

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In his books about bees, termites, and ants, Maeterlinck practiced cultural entomology, a new emerging genre based on the perceived analogy between the life of insects and that of the human collective. Combining 16 The Maeterlinck Reader philosophy, science, and literature, cultural entomology was well suited to the Belgian’s experience, talents, and cast of mind, and he created several of his most popular and enduring works in the genre. Maeterlinck had become first acquainted with apiculture as a child in Ghent, and even kept bees in his Paris apartment.

However, there were those like Artaud, Breton, and the Surrealists, who in their celebration of the dream and its inseparability from life continued to remember and honor Maeterlinck as a precursor and active presence. Artaud pointed out that there was more in Maeterlinck than the tragedy of the everyday and called attention to his predilection for violence and the oneiric. By the 1960s, Maeterlinck the playwright re-emerged as a precursor of Beckett and grandparent of the theatre of the absurd.

Steinberg. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1984. Siglind Bruhn, Musical Ekphrasis: Composers Responding to Poetry and Painting. Interplay No. 2. : Pendragon Press, 2000. Annegret Fauser, "Lili Boulanger's La Princesse Maleine: A Composer and Her Heroine as Literary Icons," Journal of the Royal Musical Association, Vol. 122, No. 1 (1997), 68-108. : Kennikat Press, 1972. 132-44. ; Haskell House, 1969. 221-45. Gillian Opstad, Debussy's Melisande: The Lives of Georgette Leblanc, Mary Garden and Maggie Teyte.

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