Knife Fighting Knife Throwing for Combat

Knife Fighting  Knife Throwing for Combat Author Michael D. Echanis
ISBN-10 089750058X
Release 1978
Pages 191
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Soldier of Fortune magazine described the late Michael D Echanis as "one of the leading experts of hand-to-hand combat in the world". Before creating one of the most effective knife-defence systems in modern warfare, Echanis studied under the supreme grandmaster of hwa rang do, Joo Bang Lee, and specialised in un shin bup, the Korean counterpart to ninjutsu.



Philosophy of Biology

Philosophy of Biology Author Peter Godfrey-Smith
ISBN-10 9781400850440
Release 2013-12-20
Pages 200
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This is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible introduction to the philosophy of biology written by a leading authority on the subject. Geared to philosophers, biologists, and students of both, the book provides sophisticated and innovative coverage of the central topics and many of the latest developments in the field. Emphasizing connections between biological theories and other areas of philosophy, and carefully explaining both philosophical and biological terms, Peter Godfrey-Smith discusses the relation between philosophy and science; examines the role of laws, mechanistic explanation, and idealized models in biological theories; describes evolution by natural selection; and assesses attempts to extend Darwin's mechanism to explain changes in ideas, culture, and other phenomena. Further topics include functions and teleology, individuality and organisms, species, the tree of life, and human nature. The book closes with detailed, cutting-edge treatments of the evolution of cooperation, of information in biology, and of the role of communication in living systems at all scales. Authoritative and up-to-date, this is an essential guide for anyone interested in the important philosophical issues raised by the biological sciences.



Delphi Works of John Buchan Illustrated

Delphi Works of John Buchan  Illustrated Author John Buchan
ISBN-10 9781909496576
Release 2013-11-17
Pages 3491
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John Buchan’s ‘shocker’ adventure novels have entertained readers for over a century and this single collection offers US readers the most complete edition possible of Buchan’s fictional works. This comprehensive eBook presents numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Buchan's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 13 novels in the US public domain, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Almost the complete short stories and ALL of Buchan's poetry * Includes two of Buchan's non-fiction works * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please note: to comply with US copyright restrictions, 16 novels (post-1922) and several other works cannot appear in this edition. Once new texts enter the US public domain, they will be added as a free update. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels SIR QUIXOTE OF THE MOORS JOHN BURNET OF BARNS A LOST LADY OF OLD YEARS THE HALF-HEARTED A LODGE IN THE WILDERNESS PRESTER JOHN THE POWER-HOUSE THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS SALUTE TO ADVENTURERS GREENMANTLE MR STANDFAST THE PATH OF A KING HUNTINGTOWER The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Poetry LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Selected Non-Fiction THE AFRICAN COLONY A BOOK OF ESCAPES AND HURRIED JOURNEYS Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles



Ravine Vol 2

Ravine Vol  2 Author Ron Marz
ISBN-10 9781632152381
Release 2014-10-08
Pages 160
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THE HIT FANTASY EPIC CONTINUES! The balance of power in the kingdom of Palladia is threatened, as schemers plot to overthrow the rightful king. Amid this turmoil, a sorcerer named Stein Phais and a dragon rider named Lynn de Luctes are Wanderers, blessed with great power and destinies that can shape the fate of nations. How long will it be before they are drawn into the conflict?



Forest and Stream

Forest and Stream Author
ISBN-10 SRLF:E0000175539
Release 1914
Pages
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Forest and Stream has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Forest and Stream also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Forest and Stream book for free.



Last Chance Mustang

Last Chance Mustang Author Mitchell Bornstein
ISBN-10 9781466864290
Release 2015-06-23
Pages 320
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Last Chance Mustang is the story of Samson, a formerly free-roaming, still wild-at-heart American mustang that was plucked from his mountainous Nevada home and thrown into the domestic horse world where he was brutalized and victimized. After years of abuse, Samson had evolved into a hateful and hated, maladjusted beast until the day he found his way to a rural Illinois farm, an ill-equipped owner, and one last chance. Mitch Bornstein's task was to tame the violent beast whose best defense had become offense. He had twenty years of experience fixing unfixable horses, but Samson would be his greatest challenge. Through the pair's many struggles and countless battles, Samson would teach Mitch about the true power of hope, friendship, redemption and the inspiring mettle of the forever wild and free American mustang. Last Chance Mustang explains Samson's violent and antisocial behavior while addressing the remedial techniques employed to remedy these issues. The art of working with damaged horses is demystified. Though his story is sad, the reader is asked to respect Samson—not pity him. He has good and bad days, and he has a dark side. Like all of us, Samson is far from perfect. And his saga will move the reader to both tears and laughter. Part history lesson, part training manual, and part animal narrative, Samson's is a story that all readers will be able to relate to: a story of survival, of trust, and ultimately, finding love.



People of the blue water

People of the blue water Author Flora Gregg Iliff
ISBN-10 WISC:89058383779
Release 1954
Pages 271
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People of the blue water has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from People of the blue water also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full People of the blue water book for free.



Field and Stream

Field and Stream Author
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924053806364
Release 1986
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Rod and Gun in Canada

Rod and Gun in Canada Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015080043394
Release 1960
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Rod and Gun in Canada has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Rod and Gun in Canada also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Rod and Gun in Canada book for free.



Brian s Winter

Brian s Winter Author Gary Paulsen
ISBN-10 0385729960
Release 2001-11-13
Pages 144
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In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he was rescued at the end of the summer. But what if Brian hadn't been rescued? What if he had been left to face his deadliest enemy--winter? Gary Paulsen raises the stakes for survival in this riveting and inspiring story as one boy confronts the ultimate test and the ultimate adventure. From the Paperback edition.



Giving Voice to Bear

Giving Voice to Bear Author David Rockwell
ISBN-10 9781461664574
Release 2003-04-21
Pages 248
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In this new edition of a classic, David Rockwell describes the captivating and awe-inspiring presence of the bear in Native American rituals. The bear played a central role in shamanic rights, initiation, healing and hunting ceremonies, and new year celebrations. Considered together, these traditions are another way of looking at the world, one in which the mysteries of the universe are revealed through animals.



One Shot One Kill

One Shot One Kill Author Charles W. Sasser
ISBN-10 9781439137123
Release 1990-04-01
Pages 288
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They are the lone wolves of the battlefield. Tracking the enemy, lying in wait for the target to appear -- then they shoot to kill. Armed with an unerring eye, infinite patience and a mastery of camouflage, combat snipers stalk the enemy with only one goal... In World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Beirut, American snipers honed the art of delivering a single deadly shot from nowhere -- and devastating enemy morale. They met the enemy on his own turf, picking off officers, unwary soldiers, and even other snipers from extraordinary distances of up to 1 ½ miles. Now, these uncommon men tell their stories: of the emotions felt when a man's face came into their crosshairs and they pulled the trigger, of the nerve-wracking hours and days of waiting, motionless, for the enemy, of the primal savagery of a sniper duel. Often trained haphazardly in wartime, and forgotten in times of peace, combat snipers were officially recognized after the Vietnam War, when the Marine Corps became the first military branch to start a full-time sniper school. One Shot-One Kill is their powerful record of desperate trials and proud victories. A MAIN SELECTION OF THE MILITARY BOOK CLUB



Into the Wild

Into the Wild Author Jon Krakauer
ISBN-10 9780330469982
Release 2011-07-06
Pages 320
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Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature. A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and starred Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.



Last of the Breed

Last of the Breed Author Louis L'Amour
ISBN-10 055389935X
Release 2005-03-29
Pages 400
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“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness. Only one route lies open to Mack: the path of his ancestors, overland to the Bering Strait and across the sea to America. But in pursuit is a legendary tracker, the Yakut native Alekhin, who knows every square foot of the icy frontier—and who knows that to trap his quarry he must think like a Sioux. From the Paperback edition.



Ty Fisher and the Blood of the Mountain Men

Ty Fisher and the Blood of the Mountain Men Author W. R. Benton
ISBN-10 1596820233
Release 2005-03
Pages 240
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Ty Fisher is a man of deep honor and when fellow fur trapper Bull Singleton turns to robbing and killing his fellow trappers for their furs, he is honor bounded to see mountain justice served. Ty goes after the renegade killer with his trapping partner Crazy Wayne and the two men quickly plunge into danger, intrigue, and adventure as their hunt for the mountain man turned murderer becomes time consuming and proves to be extremely difficult. The action increases as Ty falls in love with a white woman living with the Sioux and Wayne's brother is killed by Bull.



Night

Night Author Elie Wiesel
ISBN-10 9781466805361
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 144
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A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author's original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man's capacity for inhumanity to man. Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and will be.



I Am Malala

I Am Malala Author Malala Yousafzai
ISBN-10 9781780622170
Release 2014-08-19
Pages 224
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'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world.' - J.K. Rowling Written by Malala in collaboration with critically acclaimed author, Patricia McCormick, this children's edition tells the remarkable story of a girl who knew from a young age that she wanted to change the world - and did. Her journey will open your eyes to another world and will make you believe in hope, truth, miracles, and the determination of one person to inspire change. Raised in a once-peaceful area of Pakistan transformed by terrorism, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. So she fought for her right to be educated. And on 9 October, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause. She was shot point-blank on her way home from school. No one expected her to survive. Now, she is an international symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner. This book is a must-read for anyone who believes in the power of change.