📒Drive In Theaters ✍ Kerry Segrave

✏Book Title : Drive in Theaters
✏Author : Kerry Segrave
✏Publisher : McFarland
✏Release Date : 2006-01-01
✏Pages : 296
✏ISBN : 9780786426300
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Drive in Theaters Book Summary : A primarily American institution (though it appeared in other countries such as Japan and Italy), the drive-in theater now sits on the verge of extinction. During its heyday, drive-ins could be found in communities both large and small. Some of the larger theaters held up to 3,000 cars and were often filled to capacity on weekends. The history of the drive-in from its beginnings in the 1930s through its heyday in the 1940s and 1950s to its gradual demise in modern-day America is thoroughly documented here: the patent battles, community concerns with morality (on-screen and off), technological advances (audio systems, screens, etc.), audiences, and the drive-in's place in the motion picture industry.

📒Drive Solutions ✍ Edwin Kiel

✏Book Title : Drive Solutions
✏Author : Edwin Kiel
✏Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
✏Release Date : 2008-01-10
✏Pages : 537
✏ISBN : 9783540767053
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Drive Solutions Book Summary : Highly automated production and logistics facilities require mechatronic drive solutions. This book describes in which way the industrial production and logistics work and shows the structure of the drive solutions required for this purpose. The functionality of the mechanical and electronic elements of a drive system is described, and their basic dimensioning principles are explained. The authors also outline the engineering, reliability, and important aspects of the life cycle.

📒Cultures Of The Death Drive ✍ Esther Sánchez-Pardo

✏Book Title : Cultures of the Death Drive
✏Author : Esther Sánchez-Pardo
✏Publisher : Duke University Press
✏Release Date : 2003-05-01
✏Pages : 490
✏ISBN : 0822330458
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cultures of the Death Drive Book Summary : DIVA study of melancholia, sexuality, and representation in literary and visual texts that can be read at the crossroads of psychoanalysis and the arts in modernism./div

✏Book Title : Learn to Drive in 10 Easy Stages
✏Author : Margaret Stacey
✏Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
✏Release Date : 1999
✏Pages : 192
✏ISBN : 0749430192
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Learn to Drive in 10 Easy Stages Book Summary : Praise and Reviews "Quite simply, this is the best book for learner drivers I have read" KENNETH PARKER, ADI "The best driver teaching aid I have encountered" ANDY HOWES, ADI About to take your driving test? How confident are you of passing first time? As with any examination, your success depends very much on how well prepared you are. Learn to Drive in 10 Easy Stages is noe established as one of the most popular and best-selling guides to preparing for your driving test. By following the carefully structured step-by-step programme, it is guarenteed to boost your confidence and double your chances of passing first time. This edition of Learn to Drive has been fully revised and updated to take account of the new test format. Designed to be as user friendly as possible this clearly illustrated guide will teach you all you need to ensure that you are well prepared for the theory and practical tests. It covers: getting to know the car; the first steps in learning to drive; handling all the manoeuvres; using common sense and avoiding danger; coping with higher speeds; dealing with difficult situations. For half the cost of a driving lesson, you can immediately improve your chances of success.

📒On Paradise Drive ✍ David Brooks

✏Book Title : On Paradise Drive
✏Author : David Brooks
✏Publisher : Simon and Schuster
✏Release Date : 2004-06-02
✏Pages : 320
✏ISBN : 0743262859
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏On Paradise Drive Book Summary : The author of the acclaimed bestseller Bobos in Paradise, which hilariously described the upscale American culture, takes a witty look at how being American shapes us, and how America's suburban civilization will shape the world's future. Take a look at Americans in their natural habitat. You see suburban guys at Home Depot doing that special manly, waddling walk that American men do in the presence of large amounts of lumber; super-efficient ubermoms who chair school auctions, organize the PTA, and weigh less than their children; workaholic corporate types boarding airplanes while talking on their cell phones in a sort of panic because they know that when the door closes they have to turn their precious phone off and it will be like somebody stepped on their trachea. Looking at all this, you might come to the conclusion that we Americans are not the most profound people on earth. Indeed, there are millions around the world who regard us as the great bimbos of the globe: hardworking and fun, but also materialistic and spiritually shallow. They've got a point. As you drive through the sprawling suburbs or eat in the suburban chain restaurants (which if they merged would be called Chili's Olive Garden Hard Rock Outback Cantina), questions do occur. Are we really as shallow as we look? Is there anything that unites us across the divides of politics, race, class, and geography? What does it mean to be American? Well, mentality matters, and sometimes mentality is all that matters. As diverse as we are, as complacent as we sometimes seem, Americans are united by a common mentality, which we have inherited from our ancestors and pass on, sometimes unreflectingly, to our kids. We are united by future-mindedness. We see the present from the vantage point of the future. We are tantalized, at every second of every day, by the awareness of grand possibilities ahead of us, by the bounty we can realize just over the next ridge. This mentality leads us to work feverishly hard, move more than any other people on earth, switch jobs, switch religions. It makes us anxious and optimistic, manic and discombobulating. Even in the superficiality of modern suburban life, there is some deeper impulse still throbbing in the heart of average Americans. That impulse is the subject of this book.

📒Horror At The Drive In ✍ Gary Don Rhodes

✏Book Title : Horror at the Drive in
✏Author : Gary Don Rhodes
✏Publisher : McFarland
✏Release Date : 2003
✏Pages : 306
✏ISBN : 0786413425
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Horror at the Drive in Book Summary : Drive-in movie theaters and the horror films shown at them during the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s may be somewhat outdated, but they continue to enthrall movie buffs today. More than just fodder for the satirical cannons of Joe Bob Briggs and Mystery Science Theatre 3000, they appeal to knowledgeable fans and film scholars who understand their influence on American popular culture. This book is a collection of eighteen essays by various scholars on the classic drive-in horror film experience. Those in Section One emphasize the roles of the drive-in theater in the United States--and its cultural cousin, Australia. Section Two examines how horror operated at the drive-in, the rhetoric used in coming attraction trailers, horror film premieres at drive-ins, double features, and the preproduction, production, and marketing of Last House on the Left. Section Three addresses the effects of the Vietnam War and counter-culture on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and the Cold War on Cat Women of the Moon. Section Four explores gender issues and sexuality, two of the most common and most important subjects of horror film analysis. Section Five covers drive-in culture via Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte, 2000 Maniacs, and the films of Mario Bava. Section Six investigates a variety of issues, such as the drive-in horror film's embrace of DNA, the use of cinematic form to create a non-Hollywood look in Wizard of Gore, and the many different prints and running times of I Drink Your Blood.

📒Test Drive ✍ Mary Sue Williams

✏Book Title : Test Drive
✏Author : Mary Sue Williams
✏Publisher : TherapyWorks, Inc.
✏Release Date : 2006
✏Pages : 120
✏ISBN : 0964304139
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Test Drive Book Summary : Music & program based on the principles of sensory integreation theory.

📒Drive ✍ Daniel H. Pink

✏Book Title : Drive
✏Author : Daniel H. Pink
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2011-04-05
✏Pages : 272
✏ISBN : 1101524383
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Drive Book Summary : Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people—at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others) explains in his paradigm-shattering book Drive, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today's world is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world. Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of our lives. He demonstrates that while the old-fashioned carrot-and-stick approach worked successfully in the 20th century, it's precisely the wrong way to motivate people for today's challenges. In Drive, he reveals the three elements of true motivation: *Autonomy—the desire to direct our own lives *Mastery—the urge to get better and better at something that matters *Purpose—the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves Along the way, he takes us to companies that are enlisting new approaches to motivation and introduces us to the scientists and entrepreneurs who are pointing a bold way forward. Drive is bursting with big ideas—the rare book that will change how you think and transform how you live.

📒Epicyclic Drive Trains ✍ Herbert W. Müller

✏Book Title : Epicyclic Drive Trains
✏Author : Herbert W. Müller
✏Publisher : Wayne State University Press
✏Release Date : 1982
✏Pages : 349
✏ISBN : 0814316638
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Epicyclic Drive Trains Book Summary : This is a comprehensive text and reference book for students and teachers of mechanical engineering, for design and research engineers, and for manufacturers and users of gear trains for the transmission of power in industry and transportation.

📒Students Who Drive You Crazy ✍ Jeffrey A. Kottler

✏Book Title : Students Who Drive You Crazy
✏Author : Jeffrey A. Kottler
✏Publisher : Corwin Press
✏Release Date : 2002-01-30
✏Pages : 123
✏ISBN : 0761978763
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Students Who Drive You Crazy Book Summary : A comprehensive how-to survival guide that offers the tools necessary to identify, manage, avoid, and rise above conflicted relationships in and outside the classroom.