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SAM: One Robot, a Dozen Engineers, and the Race to Revolutionize the Way We Build

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SAM: One Robot, a Dozen Engineers, and the Race to Revolutionize the Way We Build

SAM: One Robot, a Dozen Engineers, and the Race to Revolutionize the Way We Build by Jonathan Waldman
English | January 7th, 2020 | ISBN: 1501140590 | 288 pages | EPUB | 2.39 MB

A true story of innovation, centered on a scrappy team of engineers—far from the Silicon Valley limelight—and their quest to achieve a surprisingly difficult technological feat: building a robot that can lay bricks.

Anzac and Aviator: The remarkable story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia air race

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Anzac and Aviator: The remarkable story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia air race

Anzac and Aviator: The remarkable story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia air race by Michael Molkentin
English | October 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 1742379192 | 424 pages | EPUB | 8.29 MB

He was courageous. He was ambitious. He was skilled. He was visionary. He could be ruthless. He was someone born of a new nation. But he was of a time now long past. And yet in the language of a later generation it could be said he had the "right stuff" . . . Michael Molkentin captures [Ross Smith] brilliantly.' - Andy Thomas, NASA Astronaut (Retired)

Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: The story of a sporting icon

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Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: The story of a sporting icon

Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: The story of a sporting icon by Rob Mundle
English | November 26th, 2019 | ISBN: 0733339824 | 365 pages | EPUB | 31.12 MB

The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is the story of one of the world's greatest sporting challenges.

Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil

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Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil

Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil by Susan Neiman
English | August 27th, 2019 | ISBN: 0241262860 | 432 pages | EPUB | 1.02 MB

As the western world struggles with its legacies of racism and colonialism, what can we learn from the past in order to move forward?

The Dizzy and Daffy Dean Barnstorming Tour: Race, Media, and America's National Pastime

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The Dizzy and Daffy Dean Barnstorming Tour: Race, Media, and America's National Pastime

The Dizzy and Daffy Dean Barnstorming Tour: Race, Media, and America's National Pastime by Phil S. Dixon
English | August 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1538127393 | 304 pages | EPUB | 3.32 MB

This book follows Dizzy and Daffy Dean's All-Stars as they barnstormed across the country in 1934, taking the field against the greatest teams in the Negro Leagues. It shows the glory of the games as well as the disingenuous journalistic tactics that proliferated during the tour with an introspective look at its impact on race relations.

The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century

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The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century

The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century by Thant Myint-U
English | November 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1324003294 | 304 pages | EPUB | 2.53 MB

How did one of the world's "buzzy hotspots" (Fodor's 2013) become one of the top ten places to avoid (Fodor's 2018)?

Parkchester: A Bronx Tale of Race and Ethnicity

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Parkchester: A Bronx Tale of Race and Ethnicity

Parkchester: A Bronx Tale of Race and Ethnicity by Jeffrey S. Gurock
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1479896705 | 304 pages | EPUB | 2.73 MB

The eight-decade story of a New York neighborhood