• Auteur: Ford R. Bryan
  • ISBN: 0814336833
  • Date de sortie: 2003-04-01
  • Collection: Wayne State University Press
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An illuminating photographic tour of Henry Ford’s famous Rouge plant—an industrial site that signifies an era’s triumph in integrated manufacturing and economic progress.

Lanterne Rouge

  • Auteur: Max Leonard
  • ISBN: 1448155908
  • Date de sortie: 2014-04-17
  • Collection: Random House
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lanterne rouge: French / noun 1. The red lantern that hangs on the rear of a train 2. The competitor who finishes last in the Tour de France If you complete a bike race of over 3,000 kilometres, overcoming mountain ranges and merciless weather conditions while enduring physical and psychological agony, in the slowest time, should you be branded the loser? What if your loss helped a teammate win? What if others lacked the determination to finish? What if you were trying to come last? Froome, Wiggins, Merckx – we know the winners of the Tour de France, but Lanterne Rouge tells the forgotten, often inspirational and occasionally absurd stories of the last-placed rider. We learn of stage winners and former yellow jerseys who tasted life at the other end of the bunch; the breakaway leader who stopped for a bottle of wine and then took a wrong turn; the doper whose drug cocktail accidently slowed him down and the rider who was recognised as the most combative despite finishing at the back. Lanterne Rouge flips the Tour de France on its head and examines what these stories tell us about ourselves, the 99% who don’t win the trophy, and forces us to re-examine the meaning of success, failure and the very nature of sport.

Cambodia After the Khmer Rouge

  • Auteur: Evan Gottesman
  • ISBN: 0300089570
  • Date de sortie: 2003
  • Collection: Yale University Press
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Publisher's description: This book tells of the events and personalities that shaped Cambodian history during the thirteen-year period between the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979 and the signing of the 1991 peace accords that resulted in U.N.-administered elections. The first study of this turbulent era, it offers a nuanced understanding of complex questions concerning human rights, economic reconstruction, institutional development, and national sovereignty, issues that were framed by the legacy of the Khmer Rouge and by a Vietnamese occupation. Drawing on a range of previously unexplored sources, including more than 1,300 internal government and party documents, Evan Gottesman describes how a handful of former Khmer Rouge soldiers and officials, Vietnamese-trained revolutionary cadres, and surviving intellectuals fought over power and policy. Gottesman discusses the regime's approach toward the Khmer Rouge, the relationship between the Cambodians and the Vietnamese, the treatment of the ethnic Chinese, and the tension between patronage politics and communist ideology. He tracks the careers of Cambodian leaders and their roles in determining the direction of the country and describes how Hun Sen, the current prime minister, rose to power in the 1980s. Gottesman concludes by explaining how the legacy of this period has influenced events in Cambodia to the present time.

Expo 3 Rouge

  • Auteur: Clive Bell
  • ISBN: 9780435385934
  • Date de sortie: 2005
  • Collection: Heinemann
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Aimed at higher ability pupils, this file contains extra grammar sheets, end-of-module and end-of-year tests, and word lists which can be photocopied for pupils to help them learn key vocabularly. A CD-ROM contains Word files of all the worksheets to be customised to the teacher's needs.

Baseball in Baton Rouge

  • Auteur: Michael Bielawa
  • ISBN: 9780738542232
  • Date de sortie: 2007-01
  • Collection: Arcadia Publishing
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Baton Rouge has always been a baseball town. The game was played by occupying Union troops during the Civil War, continued during the Reconstruction Period, and marched forward with the Louisiana State University Tigers in the 1890s. LSU would become one of the winningest teams in the history of the College World Series. Baton Rouge has hosted Southern University's Jaguars and a variety of minor leagues, including the famous Evangeline League, as well as the powerhouse Esso team. An epidemic, floods, the Great Depression, and decades of racial tension have all impacted baseball in this city, but the game has endured.

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  • Date de sortie: 1988
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The Rouge

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  • ISBN: 9780895580733
  • Date de sortie: 1978
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