Studies of the Galactic Center III. The Absolute Magnitudes by Harlow Shapley

By Harlow Shapley

1928. Article on pp. 2058-962 in unmarried whole factor of court cases of the nationwide Academy of Sciences, quantity 14, No. 12, December 1928. a number of different articles in comparable factor. eightvo, unique published brown paper wraps. close to advantageous. No possession marks.

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This is quite necessary for a study of urban terrorism. Scholars and journalists have been mostly concerned with the makeup, motivations, and goals of terrorist groups. 30 Yet relatively few written or filmed accounts investigate the ruined lives of victims, their families, or what terrorism means for those who have to continue living and working in places that have been attacked. Invariably, conversations with victims of terrorism disclose the poignancy of memory. Take, for instance, the recollection of a father whose fifteen-year-old daughter lost her life in a Jerusalem attack: My daughter, along with other children of Israel, was on holiday.

Similarly, the proportion of national casualties ranges between 50 to above 90 percent in cities like Bogotá, Mumbai, Casablanca, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, and Paris. SKETCHING URBAN TERRORISM 21 First versus Second Cities as Targets Practically all global, mega, and major cities can be thought of as “first cities” within their respective nations or regions. It is useful to compare these preeminent first cities with their “second city” counterparts. As the term suggests, second cities are spatially and economically distinct localities that are next in line in national importance.

25 Uncertainty robs individuals of security about what the next hour will bring, while vulnerability exposes every aspect of society to potential ruin. This is an enormously intimidating combination, made all the more dangerous by the escalating lethality and the potential use of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons (CBRN). That any of these weapons of mass destruction could fall into the hands of terrorists is a distinct possibility. ” Cities are ideal places where so much of this is manifest.

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