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Almanac of American Philanthropy 2017 Compact Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
The Almanac of American Philanthropy was created to serve as the definitive reference on America's distinctive philanthropy. Now there is this new 2017 Compact Edition of the almanac. It offers highlights of the crucial information and fascinating arguments contained in the full-length version, in a condensed format. All updated to the present moment!
Money for Old Rope: The Big Book of History & Origins
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 114,080. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Introduction Money for Old Rope is essentially a ‘best of’ collection of best-selling books that reveal the origins and history of just about everything we can think of. In fact, as one wise man suggested, it is the history of everything you didn’t realise you wanted to know about, until you found out about it. A must have for dinner conversations and pub chat the world over, this book of history
Janet: The First 25 years
Price: Free! Words: 178,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
Back in 1973 and 1975 when the Internet was in its infancy the two Wells Reports recommended the setting up of a national university network in the UK. This book presents the definitive history of JANET, from the Flowers Report of 1965 that led to the setting up of the Computer Board through to the unveiling of the SuperJANET5 backbone in 2006 that finally realised the SuperJANET goals.