Birnbaum s United States

Birnbaum s United States Author Stephen Birnbaum
ISBN-10 0395557348
Year 1990
Pages 1247
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
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Here is the latest edition of this highly popular travel guide. "The information is up-to-date and crisply presented . . . the judgements knowledgeable. . . ".--New York Times.

Birnbaum s United States

Birnbaum s United States Author Alexandra Mayes Birnbaum
ISBN-10 0062782576
Year 1997-01-01
Pages 1648
Language en
Publisher Harpercollins
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Offers advice on trip planning, recommends hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions in each major city, and suggests driving tours

Birnbaum s United States 1993

Birnbaum s United States 1993 Author Alexandra Mayes Birnbaum
ISBN-10 0062780549
Year 1992-09-11
Pages 1376
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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Birnbaum travel guides are "excellently organized for the casual traveler who is looking for a mix of recreation and cultural insight" (Washington Post) and "the information they offer is up-to-date, crisply presented" (New York Times). "No other guide has as much to offer . . . a pleasure to read".--Today Show.

USA Business

USA Business Author Karla C. Shippey
ISBN-10 1885073011
Year 1995
Pages 504
Language en
Publisher World Trade Press
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An enclyclopedic view of doing business with the U.S. Contains the how-to, where-to and who-with information needed to operate internationally.

Birnbaum s 2018 Walt Disney World

Birnbaum s 2018 Walt Disney World Author Birnbaum Guides
ISBN-10 1484773780
Year 2017-09-19
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Disney Editions
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As Walt Disney World continues to grow and evolve, trust Birnbaum as your guide! The 2018 edition delves into detailed descriptions of all attractions, resorts, and eateries; offers money-saving coupons and strategies to maximize your vacation budget; and includes a peek into what's new: -Happy 20th birthday, Disney's Animal Kingdom: read about the debut of the theme park's newest land, Pandora-World of AVATAR; a schedule of extended-hour nights featuring Sunset Safaris, Tree of Life "awakenings," and the water-based extravaganza "The Rivers of Light"; booking a table at Tiffins, a new eatery that has garnered rave reviews, or snagging a seat at the adjacent Nomad Lounge. -The Force grows stronger at Disney's Hollywood Studios every day: read about the ongoing construction of the highly anticipated Star Wars Land; Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, a vibrant and dramatic pyrotechnic evening fireworks display; and Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple. -What's it like to be a toy in Andy's backyard? You'll soon find out at Disney's Hollywood Studios brand-new area known as Toy Story Land! Birnbaum offers a first-look at the new Slinky Dog Coaster and what else to expect when this 11-acre play land is complete. -Make way for the Muppets! In addition to their growing presence at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Kermit and company now offer Muppet-ational moments in the Magic Kingdom park. Birnbaum sheds light on where and when to catch their hysterical-and historical-antics. -Epcot's newly-expanded International Food and Wine Festival. Cheers! -Typhoon Lagoon's newest water park attraction: Miss Fortune Falls, a water-raft ride is for the whole family! -Disney Cruise Line weighs anchor a mere 50 miles from Walt Disney World, making a surf-and-turf vacation a tempting possibility for many a Disney guest. A special Birnbaum "bonus" chapter guides guests from possibility to reality, laying out all the details for pairing a Disney Cruise with a visit to Walt Disney World.

Yiddish Turning to Life

Yiddish  Turning to Life Author Joshua A. Fishman
ISBN-10 9789027274304
Year 1991-08-16
Pages 522
Language en
Publisher John Benjamins Publishing
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Worldwide interest in Yiddish has often concentrated on its secular forms of expression: its literature, its theater, its journalism and its political-party associations. This all-encompassing study, covers these phenomena as well as investigating the demographic and political mushrooming of Yiddish-speaking Ultra-Orthodoxy, both in America and in Israel. As the title suggests, this volume attempts to show that Yiddish is now finally on the path towards recovery. The volume consists of 17 papers grouped into five sections: Yiddish and Hebrew: Conflict and Symbiosis; Yiddish in America; Corpus Planning: The ability to change and grow; Status Planning: The Tshernovits Conference of 1908; Stock-taking: Where are we now? Each section is prefaced by an introduction. In addition there are also five papers written in Yiddish. The work emphasises an empirical and theoretical approach to the growing Ultra-Orthodox sector, that until now, has largely been ignored. Fishman's interest in Yiddish (among other Jewish languages) has previously been difficult to access and it is hoped that the appearance of this book will go some way toward alleviating this situation. The volume also includes a statistical appendix bringing together data on Yiddish for the past 100 years from the Czarist Empire, the USSR, Poland, Israel, the USA, and other parts of the world. This extensive and enlightening study should be of interest to sociolinguists and all those engaged in efforts on behalf of small languages everywhere.

Birnbaum s 2017 Walt Disney World For Kids

Birnbaum s 2017 Walt Disney World For Kids Author Birnbaum Guides
ISBN-10 1484737784
Year 2016-09-20
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Disney Editions
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In the 2017 edition of Birnbaum's Walt Disney World for Kids, we'll tell young readers how to: -- Join the vacation-planning fun, with kid-friendly descriptions of all the theme park shows and attractions, including maps, photos, colorful illustrations, and more. -- Experience a whole new land at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park: Pandora-The World of AVATAR, featuring a thrilling attraction called AVATAR Flight of Passage. In it, guests of all ages fly on a Banshee over a vast alien world. -- Discover new theme park offerings-including Epcot's interactive sing-along with Frozen's Anna and Elsa and a high-flying new attraction called Soarin' Around the World; plus Animal Kingdom park's new spectacular called Rivers of Light. The nighttime show features live performances, floating lanterns, and swirling animal images on giant screens of water! -- Awaken the Force at Walt Disney World! Disney's Hollywood Studios is getting a new name and has a brand-new Star Wars seasonal event: Seasons of the Force. It offers kid-pleasing shows and entertainment-including a fireworks extravaganza with a Star Wars theme. The park also boasts a revised Star Tours -The Adventures Continue attraction (which incorporates characters from the blockbuster film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and a re-imagined Jedi Training Academy that introduces a new villain from the Disney XD series Star Wars Rebels. -- See which attractions belong on many kid's "must-see" list." -- Meet favorite Disney characters and collect autographs from Mickey, Minnie, Anna, Elsa, Goofy and the gang-there are special autograph pages at the back of the book! -- Get advice from young Disney experts-kids like you. The book is filled with kid-written tips and attraction reviews. -- Hunt for dozens of Hidden Mickeys spread through all four Walt Disney World theme parks. -- Preserve magical memories in a special scrapbook section.

Ein Leben f r die Wissenschaft wissenschaftliche Aufs tze aus sechs Jahrzehnten

Ein Leben f  r die Wissenschaft   wissenschaftliche Aufs  tze aus sechs Jahrzehnten Author Salomo A. Birnbaum
ISBN-10 9783110251944
Year 2011
Pages 540
Language en
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
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Salomo A. Birnbaum (1891 1989) is the uncontested pioneer in two large closely related research areas, namely historical Jewish linguistics and the palaeographyof Hebrew and all Jewish successor languages. This collection of essays provides a cross-section through Birnbaum s life s work. Volume I contains articles on Jewish philology and a survey of additional Jewish languages and individual studies. Volume II documents the development of Hebrew palaeography, which began to be established in the period between the 1930s and 1960s."

A Bibliography of Jewish Education in the United States

A Bibliography of Jewish Education in the United States Author Norman Drachler
ISBN-10 0814323537
Year 1996
Pages 727
Language en
Publisher Wayne State University Press
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Documenting three centuries of Jewish education in America, this work contains entries from many publications in varying forms on all aspects of Jewish education from pre-school through secondary education. It also collects together literature of the various ideologies in Jewish education.

Carbon Democracy

Carbon Democracy Author Timothy Mitchell
ISBN-10 9781844678969
Year 2011-11-05
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Verso Books
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Oil is a curse, it is often said, that condemns the countries producing it to an existence defined by war, corruption and enormous inequality. Carbon Democracy tells a more complex story, arguing that no nation escapes the political consequences of our collective dependence on oil. It shapes the body politic both in regions such as the Middle East, which rely upon revenues from oil production, and in the places that have the greatest demand for energy. Timothy Mitchell begins with the history of coal power to tell a radical new story about the rise of democracy. Coal was a source of energy so open to disruption that oligarchies in the West became vulnerable for the first time to mass demands for democracy. In the mid-twentieth century, however, the development of cheap and abundant energy from oil, most notably from the Middle East, offered a means to reduce this vulnerability to democratic pressures. The abundance of oil made it possible for the first time in history to reorganize political life around the management of something now called “the economy” and the promise of its infinite growth. The politics of the West became dependent on an undemocratic Middle East. In the twenty-first century, the oil-based forms of modern democratic politics have become unsustainable. Foreign intervention and military rule are faltering in the Middle East, while governments everywhere appear incapable of addressing the crises that threaten to end the age of carbon democracy—the disappearance of cheap energy and the carbon-fuelled collapse of the ecological order. In making the production of energy the central force shaping the democratic age, Carbon Democracy rethinks the history of energy, the politics of nature, the theory of democracy, and the place of the Middle East in our common world.