Civic Duty

Author: Alan Paradise
Publisher: Bentley Pub
ISBN: 9780837602158
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- Suspension modifications for street, strip, or track--springs, shocks, bushings, anti-roll bars, strut tower bars, wheels and tires- Bolt-on performance--air induction systems, cam timing and overdrive pulleys, headers, exhaust systems, ignition, and ECU technology- Hard core engine modification--complete engine swap information that tells you which are the best and easiest swaps and which are the ones to avoid, pistons, head work, cams, engine building tricks, supercharging vs. turbocharging, and nitrous- Getting the power to the pavement--clutches and flywheels, differential, and shifters- Braking--pads, rotors, and discs all around- Exterior interior styling - exterior styling components (including rear deck wings) and a chapter on exterior graphics- Interior design--seats, door panels, gauges, and cages- Performance driving--road racing and autocross, drag racing, and driving schools- Finding and starting a Honda club- The history of the Civic with photos of the various models

Women In Combat

Author: Lorry M. Fenner
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9781589018327
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Women have been actively involved the United States military for more than fifty years, but the ban on their participation in combat remains a hotly debated issue. In this provocative book Lorry M. Fenner, an active-duty Air Force intelligence officer, calls for opening all aspects of military service to women. Marie deYoung, a former Army chaplain, argues that keeping women out of combat is in the best interests of both sexes and crucial to the effectiveness of the military as a whole. Fenner bases her argument for inclusion of women on the idea that democracies require all citizens to compete in public endeavor and share in civic obligation. She contends that, historically, reasons for banning women from combat have been culturally biased. She argues that membership in a combat force should be based on capability judged against appropriate standards. Moreover, she maintains that excluding women hampers the diversity and adaptability that by necessity will characterize the armed forces in the twenty-first century. In contrast, deYoung declares that the different physical fitness standards for men and women would, in combat, lower morale for both sexes and put women at risk of casualty. Further, she contends that women have neither the physical or emotional strength to endure the overall brutality of the combat experience. She also asserts that calls for lifting the combat ban are politically motivated and are inconsistent with the principles of American democracy and the mission of national defense. With each author responding to the views of the other, their exchange offers a valuable synthesis of the issues surrounding a longstanding debate among policymakers, military personnel, and scholars of both military history and women’s studies.

Themistius And The Imperial Court

Author: John Vanderspoel
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472104857
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The conflict between duty and individual freedom

The Martial Ethic In Early Modern Germany

Author: B. Tlusty
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230305512
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For German townsmen, life during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was characterized by a culture of arms, with urban citizenry representing the armed power of the state. This book investigates how men were socialized to the martial ethic from all sides, and how masculine identity was confirmed with blades and guns.

Civic Duty

Author: Manon van der Heijden
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 144383534X
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This study offers a new view on public services in the early modern Low Countries and answers the following questions: who provided public facilities in urban communities and in which ways did public amenities change in the period between 1500 and 1800? It throws light on the ways in which responsibilities were shared between city dwellers and the factors which influenced the allocation and reallocation of public services between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. The present study looks at those who provided various services to their communities, the ways in which they were rewarded and monitored, and the gain they may have sought. It focuses on the situation in the Low Countries, but in many respects, it also describes the development of the provision of public services in most towns in early modern Western Europe. The complex mixture of central and local, private and public, ecclesiastical and secular, individual and corporate initiatives, characterized – to a greater or lesser extent – urban communities everywhere in Western Europe. Above all, early modern towns were civil societies in which community services such as health care, poor relief, and public security were largely shaped and formed by conceptions of citizenship and collective interest.

Our Town And Civic Duty Classic Reprint

Author: Jane Eayre Fryer
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780267486823
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Excerpt from Our Town and Civic Duty Suggestions as to the Method of Teaching. It is well known that children learn best by doing. Therefore, teachers are more and more appreciating the value of dramatization, or story acting. Whenever the stories in the reader are suitable, their dramatization is a simple matter. The children are assigned the various parts, which they enact just as they remember the story. In no case should the words be memorized. The children enter eagerly into the spirit of the story, and the point of the lesson is thus deeply impressed on their minds. They should be encouraged to talk about the various topics in the book, and to describe their own experiences. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Four Aspects Of Civic Duty

Author: Howard Taft William
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
ISBN: 9781115544337
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.