History

San Francisco 49ers

Author: Matt Maiocco

Publisher: MBI Pub. LLC and MVP Books

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 418

This fully illustrated celebration of the San Francisco 49ers highlights the great players, coaches, teams, and moments that have made the Niners one of the most successful franchises in football history.
Football

Football's Most Wanted II

Author: Walter Harvey

Publisher: Potomac Books, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Football

Page: 259

View: 610

Readers will score a touchdown at their tailgate parties with FootballOCOs Most WantedOao II: The Top 10 Book of More Bruising Backs, Savage Sacks, and Gridiron Oddities by Walter Harvey. With fun facts and amazing anecdotes from professional and college football, itOCOs sure to delight fans new and old while presenting a wealth of interesting and amusing tidbits and trivia. Harvey takes over in the second half after a stellar performance by the starter, FootballOCOs Most WantedOao, and is poised to lead your team to victory. With more than fifty additional top-ten lists on a plethora of pigskin possibilities, thereOCOs something here for everybody. Harvey includes information on some of the greatest gridiron rivalries, amazing football streaks and records, the youngest coaches and oldest players, famous and defunct college football bowls, coaches who both excelled and failed when making the jump from college to the pros, and the most entertaining touchdown celebrations. He touches on footballers who go into commercials, introduces the famous OC other halvesOCO of football players, and even details ten of the longest scoring plays in NFL history. FootballOCOs Most WantedOao II: The Top 10 Book of More Bruising Backs, Savage Sacks, and Gridiron Oddities is a sure score for every fan."

The 49ers II

Author: John Warham

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 352

View: 177

This is the sequel to the well-received 'The 49ers'. It tells the story of what happened after Cathay appealed against the judgement and the original settlement was overturned.
Computers

Situation Theory and Its Applications: Volume 2

Author: Robin Cooper

Publisher: Center for the Study of Language (CSLI)

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 637

View: 689

Situation theory is the result of an interdisciplinary effort to create a full-fledged theory of information. Created by scholars and scientists from cognitive science, computer science, AI, linguistics, logic, philosophy, and mathematics, the theory is forging a common set of tools for the analysis of phenomena from all these fields. This volume presents work that evolved out of the Second Conference on Situation Theory and its Applications. Twenty-six essays exhibit the wide range of the theory, covering such topics as natural language semantics, philosophical issues about information, mathematical applications, and the visual representation of information in computer systems.Jon Barwise is a professor of philosophy, mathematics, and logic at Indiana University in Bloomington. Jean Mark Gawron is a researcher at SRI International and a consultant at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories. Gordon Plotkin is a professor of theoretical computer science at the University of Edinburgh. Syun Tutiya is in the philosophy department at Chiba University in Japan.
Sports & Recreation

The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II

Author: American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 276

View: 696

Learn how to establish a successful high school, college, or beach volleyball program. In this resource, 20 successful volleyball coaches share how to set expectations, build a positive and winning culture, recruit, and run camps. Endorsed by the AVCA, the book includes drills used by top coaches for each position, developing a scouting report as well as in-game strategies for match situations.
Sports & Recreation

The Volleyball Coaching Bible

Author: American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 628

Building on the success of the first volume of The Volleyball Coaching Bible, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) brings you The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II. Featuring contributions from 20 of the top volleyball minds in the game today, this resource will help you build your program, shape and improve your team, and sharpen your coaching skills in key areas such as these: • Building and managing your program • Developing players’ skills by position • Establishing and implementing match strategy • Training and conditioning athletes • Offensive tactics • Scouting and analyzing opponents • Evaluating statistics and using them to your advantage • Planning practices The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II presents the drills top coaches use for developing players at each position and offers insights on in-game strategies for various match situations, including strategic serving, defensive schemes, and on-the-go decision making. In addition to on-court Xs and Os, you’ll learn what it takes to establish a successful high school, college, and beach volleyball program. Setting program expectations and tactics, building a positive and winning culture, recruiting the right way, and running camps are all keys to sustained program success shared in The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II. Endorsed by the AVCA and edited by volleyball coaching legend Cecile Reynaud, The Volleyball Coaching Bible, Volume II covers the entire court in describing and coaching the nuances of the game and shaping a successful program. It’s a practical and motivational resource that you’ll refer to season after season in your coaching career.
Sports & Recreation

100 Things 49ers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Author: Daniel Brown

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 288

View: 676

Whether you're a die-hard from the days of Joe Montana or a new supporter of Jimmy Garoppolo, San Francisco 49ers fans will discover the top 100 things to know and do, in their lifetime through this unique guide. Inspired by and written for the devout fan, this lively and detailed book explores important facts and figures from the team's storied history, including the early years of Y. A. Tittle; the golden era of Bill Walsh, Montana, Steve Young, and Jerry Rice; the wild saga of Colin Kaepernick, and more. From the most important facts about the team to the traditions that define what being a 49ers fanatic is all about, this guide also highlights such essential experiences as the best places to soak in 49ers lore.
Education

Super Facts of the Super Bowl

Author: John Massaro

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 575

This is "a guide to both Super Bowl history and Super Bowl trivia. It provides both historical and trivial facts about the games themselves, the teams, the head coaches, and points and scoring in a format that is both easy and fun to read."--Page 4 of cover.
Sports & Recreation

The Super Bowl

Author: David Fischer

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

View: 209

In 1966, as the champions of the AFL and NFL prepared to play each other for the first time, Kansas City Chiefs–owner Lamar Hunt wrote the following to Commissioner Pete Rozelle: “I have kiddingly called [the championship game] the Super Bowl, which obviously can be improved upon.” How wrong Hunt was. After the AFL merged with the NFL, “Super Bowl” became the official title of the NFL championship game in the years to come. In celebration of the first fifty Super Bowls, David Fischer traces its evolution from a game that didn’t sell out in 1967 to a worldwide phenomenon with a viewership in the hundreds of millions. Packed with dozens of arresting full-color illustrations—highlighting game action, memorabilia, and players and coaches—The Super Bowl includes sections on the greatest games, individual performances, and game-changing plays. Fischer explores unique Super Bowl angles as well, including a ranking of “The Best Who Never Won” and “The Best Who Never Lost,” along with perspectives from players and fans. He covers the action, the heroes, the strategy, and the records from half a century of championship football. This celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of America’s premier sporting event is an essential addition to any football fan’s collection. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Sports & Recreation

Sport in America, Volume II

Author: David K. Wiggins

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 464

View: 407

Sport in America: From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization, Volume II, presents 18 thought-provoking essays focusing on the changes and patterns in American sport during six distinct eras over the past 400 years. The selections are entirely different from those in the first volume, discussing diverse topics such as views of sport in the Puritan society of colonial New England, gender roles and the croquet craze of the 1800s, and the Super Bowl's place in contemporary sport. Each of the six parts includes an introduction to the essays, allowing readers to relate them to the cultural changes and influences of the period. Readers will find essays on well-known topics written by established scholars as well as new approaches and views from recent studies. Suitable for use as a stand-alone or supplemental text in undergraduate and graduate sport history courses, Sport in America provides students with opportunities to examine selected sport topics in more depth, realize a greater understanding of sport throughout history, and consider the interrelationships of sport and other societal institutions. Essays are arranged chronologically from the early American period to the present day to provide the proper historical context and offer perspective on changes that have occurred in sport over time. Also, a list of suggested readings provided in each part offers readers the opportunity to expand their thinking on the nature of sport throughout American history. Essays on how Pinehurst Golf Course was created, the interconnection between sport and the World War I military experience, and discussion of sport icons such as Joe Louis, Walter Camp, Jackie Robinson, and Cal Ripken Jr. allow readers to explore sport as a reflection of the changing values and norms of society. Sport in America: From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization, Volume II, provides students and scholars with perspectives regarding the role of sport at particular moments in American history and gives them an appreciation for the complex intersections of sport with society and culture.
Sports & Recreation

The Ultimate Super Bowl Book

Author: Robert McGinn

Publisher: MVP Books

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 126

With a television viewership of over 100 million people and hundreds of millions of dollars spent each year on tickets, concessions, and merchandise alone, the Super Bowl is the greatest game on Earth. Offering in-depth analysis, detailed statistics, play-by-play recaps, and post-game insights for every Super Bowl ever played, The Ultimate Super Bowl Book is the most definitive reference to this iconic sporting event, exploring all the high and lows from more than four decades of gridiron drama, with stories and quotes from the men who made history on football’s biggest stage. In addition to a comprehensive examination of each Super Bowl played since 1967, the book presents features on the greatest individual performances in Super Bowl history—from Joe Namath to Joe Montana, Tom Brady to Aaron Rodgers, Marcus Allen to Emmitt Smith, Jack Lambert to James Harrison—and the best and worst decisions by some legendary coaches, including Vince Lombardi, Chuck Noll, Bill Parcells, Bill Belichick, Mike McCarthy, and more. Author Bob McGinn weighs in on the biggest Super Bowl shockers, the worst blunders, and the most entertaining characters. Quotes from players and coaches take you to the sidelines and into the huddle with the greatest teams in Super Bowl History, including the Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots, and more. No sporting event can compete with the Super Bowl—and no book can compete with this one as the ultimate reference to the ultimate game!
History

The World of the American West

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 664

View: 766

The World of the American West is an innovative collection of original essays that brings the world of the American West to life, and conveys the distinctiveness of this diverse, constantly changing region. Twenty scholars incorporate the freshest research in the field to take the history of the American West out of its timeworn "Cowboys and Indians" stereotype right up into the major issues being discussed today, from water rights to the presence of the defense industry. Other topics covered in this heavily illustrated, highly accessible volume include the effects of leisure and tourism, western women, politics and politicians, Native Americans in the twentieth century, and of course, oil. With insight both informative and unexpected, The World of the American West offers perspectives on the latest developments affecting the modern American West, providing essential reading for all scholars and students of the field so that they may better understand the vibrant history of this globally significant, ever-evolving region of North America.
Foreign Language Study

American More! Six-Level Edition Level 3 Teacher's Resource Book with Testbuilder CD-ROM/Audio CD

Author: Rob Nicholas

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 246

American MORE! Six-Level Edition is a version of a course from a highly respected author team that's bursting with features for lower secondary students. Each level of American MORE! contains 50-60 hours of class material. With dedicated reading, culture, grammar, vocabulary, skills and cross-curricular learning sections, plus a wide range of flexible components, you really do get more with American MORE! The Teacher's Resource Book contains detailed guidance on how to get the best out of the course, warm-up activities, photocopiable grammar and communication resources, tests and answer keys, and 'Extra' idea sections for fast finishers. The test material is contained on the Testbuilder CD-ROM, together with the audio for the tests.

InfoWorld

Author:

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ISBN:

Category:

Page: 108

View: 731

InfoWorld is targeted to Senior IT professionals. Content is segmented into Channels and Topic Centers. InfoWorld also celebrates people, companies, and projects.
Fiction

Seattle, Shoefiti II

Author: Tania M. Crespo

Publisher: Babelcube Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 59

View: 429

Paula won't rest until her mission is completed, even if she puts her life in danger to do so. He who has nothing to hide has nothing to fear, her new motto. Finding Diana in the USA will not be easy, but an unusual travel guide will help her get around such a vast country and find herself again. The girl who forsook her life in Madrid is gone, along with her psychology, and her kindness. Now she's just thirsty and wants revenge.
Sports & Recreation

Wally Yonamine

Author: Robert K. Fitts

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 339

View: 273

Wally Yonamine was both the first Japanese American to play for an NFL franchise and the first American to play professional baseball in Japan after World War II. This is the unlikely story of how a shy young man from the sugar plantations of Maui overcame prejudice to integrate two professional sports in two countries. In 1951 the Tokyo Yomiuri Giants chose Yonamine as the first American to play in Japan during the Allied occupation. He entered Japanese baseball when mistrust of Americans was high and higher still for Japanese Americans whose parents had left the country a generation earlier. Without speaking the language, he helped introduce a hustling style of base running, shaking up the game for both Japanese players and fans. Along the way, Yonamine endured insults, dodged rocks thrown by fans, initiated riots, and was threatened by yakuza (the Japanese mafia). He also won batting titles, was named the 1957 MVP, coached and managed for twenty-five years, and was honored by the emperor of Japan. Overcoming bigotry and hardship on and off the field, Yonamine became a true national hero and a member of Japan s Baseball Hall of Fame.
History

San Francisco 49ers

Author: Martin Jacobs

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 128

View: 959

Frankie Albert. Leo Nomellini. Bob St. Clair. Jimmy Johnson. Joe Montana. Jerry Rice. Bill Walsh. Steve Young. Ronnie Lott. Hugh McElhenny. Joe Perry. John Henry Johnson. Roger Craig. The legendary names roll off the tongue of every 49ers fan--never to be forgotten. Since 1946 when they were born into the All-American Football League, the 49ers have been pro football's most exciting and envied franchise. All of the cliffhangers and heartbreakers at grand old Kezar Stadium, and the blustering winds of Candlestick Park . . . where games were decided in the last seconds. The 49ers' unrivaled record includes 5 Super Bowl appearances and 5 victories, 17 NFC Western division titles, and an unbelievable 16 consecutive seasons with at least 10 regular-season wins. Eleven 49ers have been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame. San Francisco 49ers is a must for every fan's library. Packed with over 200 rare archival photographs and stories and statistics, this collection is a detailed tribute to the 49ers' most memorable seasons, in all their undying glory.

Observations of a Drifter Vol II ; Insights and stories from a drifter.

Author: Matthew Bryant Parham

Publisher: DrifterJournal

ISBN:

Category:

Page:

View: 576

For years, I have traveled; Going from town to town, city to city, primarily by way of foot. Walking different shoes and embedding myself amongst different cultures and groups. Observing and recording the world around me and how my mind functioned and reacted within that world. This book contains the stories and observations garnered along the way.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Pro Football Records

Author: Shane Frederick

Publisher: Compass Point Books

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 757

This comprehensive look at pro football records covers everything from Jerry Rice's astonishing marks for receiving yards and receiving touchdowns to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' unmatched losing streak. Among the record highs and lows, budding fans will find loads of epic accomplishments and eye-popping numbers. And discovering football's record book only multiplies the fun of following the game.