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Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Scott Beatty
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

The origin of one of science fiction's seminal supervillains, and the arch nemesis of Flash Gordon, is explored in this softcover collection of Dynamite Entertainment's critically acclaimed Merciless: The Rise of Ming four-issue mini-series! Set decades before the would-be interplanetary conqueror turned his attentions upon an unwitting Earth, Merciless chronicles
The Rise of Nuclear Fear
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Spencer R. Weart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-02 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

After a tsunami destroyed the cooling system at Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, triggering a meltdown, protesters around the world challenged the use of nuclear power. Germany announced it would close its plants by 2022. Although the ills of fossil fuels are better understood than ever, the threat of climate
The Fall and Rise of Kat Walker
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Dr. W. C. Davis
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-06 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

BEFORE IT WAS IT was a void of desolation. IT was a wasteland of perpetual shadows. IT was a time of great emptiness. IT was bleakness, which hovered above All else In the guise of an endless gray mist. IT was a time of no living things, until The Lord
The East Asian World-System
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Eugene N. Anderson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-04 - Publisher: Springer

This book studies the East Asian world-system and its dynastic cycles as they were influenced by climate and demographic change, diseases, the expansion of trade, and the rise of science and technology. By studying the history of East Asia until the beginning of the 20th century and offering a comparative
The Rise to Power of the Chinese Communist Party: Documents and Analysis
Language: en
Pages: 1500
Authors: Tony Saich, Benjamin Yang
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-16 - Publisher: Routledge

This collection of documents covers the rise to power of the Chinese communist movement. They show how the Chinese Communist Party interpreted the revolution, how it devised policies to meet changing circumstances and how these policies were communicated to party members and public.