Grand Union, Oxford & the South East


Author: HarperCollins
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780007452569
Category: Nature
Page: 186
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This popular guide covers the canals and waterways between Birmingham and the River Medway. Colour Ordnance Survey® maps clearly show locks, towpaths, and boating facilities. There are also comprehensive navigational notes as well as descriptions of the towns and villages, pubs and restaurants alongside the waterways.

Four Counties and the Welsh Canals


Author: Collins Uk
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780007281640
Category: Travel
Page: 181
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First published in the 1970s, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain’s inland waterways—experienced boaters and those planning their first boat trip, walkers, cyclists, and visitors. Maps show locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes, and the towpath; waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities, and refuse disposal; boatyards, pubs, restaurants, and shops; and mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways). Text includes the history of each canal; local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants; and opportunities for walking and cycling. Comprehensive navigational notes include maximum dimensions and low bridges; mileages, advice, and potential hazards; and navigation authorities and contact details. Waterways covered in this guide: Caldon and Leek Canals, Llangollen Canal, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Neath & Tennant and Swansea Canals, Montgomery Canal, Shropshire Union Canal, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal, and River Weaver.

The Birmingham Canal Navigations Through Time


Author: R. H. Davies
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445609401
Category: Transportation
Page: 96
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This fascinating selection of more than 180 photographs traces some of the many ways in which the Birmingham Canal Navigations have changed and developed over the last century.

Narrowboating for Beginners

What Americans Need to Know When Considering a Narrowboat Vacation in the UK
Author: Jennifer Petkus
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780692608258
Category:
Page: 150
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From teaching how to steer a narrowboat to how to flush the toilet, Narrowboating for Beginners will help a first-time boater pretend at least a delusional self-confidence when given the keys to a 60-foot-long, 15-ton metal boat. Topics include how to turn a lock, moor, swing a bridge, light the stove, tie a knot and start the engine. Includes many illustrations and diagrams, including a lock flowchart, scannable QR codes and numerous shortened URLs. If you buy the paperback edition at Amazon, the Kindle version is included free. Visit NarrowboatingforBeginners.com for up to date information.

River Thames and Southern Waterways


Author: Collins Maps
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780008202040
Category:
Page: 216
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The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways between Exeter and the River Thames. Waterways covered in this guide - Basingstoke Canal, Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, Grand Western Canal, Exeter Ship Canal, Kennet & Avon Canal, River Thames, Wey & Godalming Navigations. The detailed Ordnance Survey� maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included - ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference. In print for over 40 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain’s canals and rivers. These bestselling guides are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain’s inland waterways - from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors.

Segregation by Design

Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities
Author: Jessica Trounstine
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108429955
Category: Law
Page: 264
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Local governments use their control over land use to generate race and class segregation, benefitting white property owners.

Waterways of Britain

An Illustrated Guide to Britain's Best Waterways
Author: Collins Maps Staff,Jonathan Mosse
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780008195472
Category:
Page: 304
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Exploring Britain's most beautiful waterways. Discover a hidden countryside which is packed with wildlife along with industrial heritage. Regarded as the 'quickest way of slowing down', the canals and rivers of Britain evoke a bygone era when life moved at a more leisurely pace. A selection of Britain's main navigation's are shown. Waterways of Britain offers a well-rounded view of the contemporary inland waterways system. This picture is built up by delving into their historical past, by a close examination of the present scene, together with a forward glance towards future directions and development. * Features a timeline of important waterway developments from early beginnings through to the present day - with a look towards the future. * Offers an insight into the sometimes hidden wealth of waterway features and heritage. * Illustrated with mapping and over 300 contemporary photographs. * Facts and figures for selected waterways. * Introduces the diverse wildlife to be found along the waterways. Originally published in hardback as The Times Waterways of Britain (2010).

Pearson's Canal Companion

Oxford, Grand Union and Upper Thames
Author: Michael Pearson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780956277794
Category: Canals
Page: 104
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This is an essential guide for boaters, walkers, cyclists and armchair travellers to the Oxford, Grand Union and Upper Thames canals.

Daughters of the Church

A Popular History of the Daughters of Charity in the United States, 1809-1987
Author: Daniel Hannefin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Religion
Page: 347
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Red Book 2015

2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
Author: American Academy of Pediatrics Committee,American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases,David Kimberlin,Mary Ann Jackson, MD, Faap,Mary Ann Jackson
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
ISBN: 9781581109269
Category: Medical
Page: 1000
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The 2015 "Red Book" is the American Academy of Pediatrics' authoritative guide to manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of more than 200 childhood conditions. It provides evidence-based guidance to practicing clinicians on pediatric infections and vaccinations based on the recommendations of the committee as well as the combined expertise of the CDC, the FDA and hundreds of physician contributors. The" Red Book" is an essential reference for pediatric infectious diseases specialists and general pediatricians, and is useful for family medicine and emergency medicine physicians as well. Public health and school health providers, medical residents and students also will find it a high-yield source of pediatric infectious disease and vaccine information. The book is divided into sections that cover Active and passive immunization Disease summaries Antimicrobial therapy for treatment and prophylaxis Care of children in special situations Updated information and recommendations you cannot afford to be without... Standardized approach to disease prevention through immunizations, antimicrobial prophylaxis, and infection control practices New chapter on Hemorrhagic Fevers Caused by Filoviruses has been added New chapter on human parechovirus infections has been added Updated information on hypersensitivity reactions after immunizations The latest on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in adolescents and children Updated coverage of actinomycosis, amebiases, arbovirus, bacterial vaginosis, blastocystis, candidiasis, Clostridium difficle, coronaviruses, dengue, enteroviruses, Escherichia coli, Giardia intestinalis, gonococcal infections, Helicobacter pylori infections, lyme disease, meningococcal infections, pediculosis capitis, pertussis, pneumococcal infections, rotavirus, and more Managing Injection Pain has been significantly expanded Updated information on hepatitis C Updated information on group B streptococcal infections Updated section on drugs for parasitic infections Significantly revised chapter on Respiratory Syncytial Virus Recommendations for using MMR or MMRV vaccines have been updated The Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship chapter has been significantly broaded and updated Updated information on HIV And much more!

Collins/Nicholson Inland Waterways Map of Great Britain


Author: HarperCollins,HarperCollins UK,Collins UK
Publisher: HarperCollins (UK)
ISBN: 9780007452644
Category: Transportation
Page: N.A
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The map companion to the Collins/Nicholson Waterways Guides, covering the entire network of canal and river navigations in England, Scotland, and Wales, including newly restored/opened canals and rivers.

Great Waterways Journeys

20 Glorious Routes Circling England, by Canal and River
Author: Derek Pratt
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472905849
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
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This is a guide to circling England using its inland waterways, by boat or on foot. Along the way we learn about our industrial heritage, how cities grew and thrived, as well as passing through spectacular landscapes and idyllic countryside. Beginning in leafy Surrey and ending at Bristol Docks via north Yorkshire, this 780-mile journey passes through the industrial landscape of the West Midlands and the stunning Pennine hills, as well as famous cities such as Oxford and Bath, taking you via the first canal in Britain, Hampton Court Palace, Cadbury World, idyllic Shropshire villages and iconic pieces of Victorian engineering. The route is split up into different sections, so readers can either take on the whole circumnavigation or one part of it. Celebrating the restoration of the canals that make this journey possible, the book features (and uses, if you're travelling by boat) iconic pieces of waterways history such as the Anderton Lift, the Barton Swing Aqueduct, and the 29 locks at Devizes. Each section of the route is illustrated by a map, and features practical information on locks, tunnels and aqueducts, nearby places of interest, good pubs, useful transport links etc. Giving readers a unique way to discover the beauty and variety of England's waterways, and laying down a new challenge to inland waterways enthusiasts, this is a practical and fascinating guide.

Human Accomplishment

The Pursuit of Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, 800 B.C. to 1950
Author: Charles Murray
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061745677
Category: History
Page: 688
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A sweeping cultural survey reminiscent of Barzun's From Dawn to Decadence. "At irregular times and in scattered settings, human beings have achieved great things. Human Accomplishment is about those great things, falling in the domains known as the arts and sciences, and the people who did them.' So begins Charles Murray's unique account of human excellence, from the age of Homer to our own time. Employing techniques that historians have developed over the last century but that have rarely been applied to books written for the general public, Murray compiles inventories of the people who have been essential to the stories of literature, music, art, philosophy, and the sciences—a total of 4,002 men and women from around the world, ranked according to their eminence. The heart of Human Accomplishment is a series of enthralling descriptive chapters: on the giants in the arts and what sets them apart from the merely great; on the differences between great achievement in the arts and in the sciences; on the meta-inventions, 14 crucial leaps in human capacity to create great art and science; and on the patterns and trajectories of accomplishment across time and geography. Straightforwardly and undogmatically, Charles Murray takes on some controversial questions. Why has accomplishment been so concentrated in Europe? Among men? Since 1400? He presents evidence that the rate of great accomplishment has been declining in the last century, asks what it means, and offers a rich framework for thinking about the conditions under which the human spirit has expressed itself most gloriously. Eye-opening and humbling, Human Accomplishment is a fascinating work that describes what humans at their best can achieve, provides tools for exploring its wellsprings, and celebrates the continuing common quest of humans everywhere to discover truths, create beauty, and apprehend the good.

Severn, Avon & Birmingham


Author: David Perrott,Jonathan Mosse
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780007211104
Category: Avon, River (Gloucestershire-Bristol, England)
Page: 167
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This guide features Ordnance Survey mapping, with boating facilities and towpaths clearly shown. Comprehensive navigational notes, newly restored/opened canals and rivers are included.

River Thames and the Southern Waterways


Author: Collins Uk
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780007281671
Category: Travel
Page: 200
View: 6716

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First published in the 1970s, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain’s inland waterways—experienced boaters and those planning their first boat trip, walkers, cyclists, and visitors. Maps show locks, bridges, tunnels, aqueducts, winding holes, and the towpath; waterpoints, sanitary stations, pump out facilities, and refuse disposal; boatyards, pubs, restaurants, and shops; and mile markers and milestones (distance in miles and number of locks to strategic points along the waterways). Text includes the history of each canal; local services and places of interest, pubs and restaurants; and opportunities for walking and cycling. Comprehensive navigational notes include maximum dimensions and low bridges; mileages, advice, and potential hazards; and navigation authorities and contact details. Waterways covered in this guide: Basingstoke Canal, Bridgwater & Taunton Canal, Grand Western Canal, Exeter Ship Canal, Kennet & Avon Canal, River Thames, and River Wey.

Birmingham and the Heart of England -


Author: Collins Maps
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780008257996
Category:
Page: 192
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The number 1 choice for all users of the inland waterways. This established, popular and practical guide covers the canals and waterways around Birmingham and central England. Covered in this guide are: Ashby Canal; Birmingham Canal Navigations (Main Line); Birmingham & Fazeley Canal; Coventry Canal; Erewash Canal; Grand Union Canal (Main Line, Leicester Section and the River Soar); Oxford Canal, North; Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, North; Stratford-on-Avon Canal, North; Worcester & Birmingham Canal, North; and the Trent & Mersey Canal. The detailed Ordnance Survey(R) maps clearly show the location of essential features such as locks, towpaths and boating facilities, as well as pubs, shops and restaurants in the area. There are comprehensive navigational notes and descriptive text on the history of each canal, and on local services and places of interest, for which postcodes are included - ideal for use with sat-navs. This practical A5 guide features 'lie flat' spiral binding and 'book mark' back cover flap for ease of reference. In print for over 40 years, the Collins/Nicholson guides to the waterways have always been a vital part of journeys along Britain's canals and rivers. These bestselling guides are designed for anyone and everyone with an interest in Britain's inland waterways - from experienced boaters to those planning their first boat trip, as well as walkers, cyclists and visitors. Nicholson's - The bestselling guides to Britain's Waterways.