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Disciplines: Government. A government is the organization, or agency through which a political unit exercises its authority, controls and administers public policy, and directs and controls the actions of its members or subjects. Typically, the term 'government' refers to the civil government of a sovereign state which can be either local, national, or international.

 
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Mortality Statistics : 1907

By: Oscar S. Straus

Sir, I have the honor to transmit herewith the eighth annual report on mortality statistics covering the registration area of the United States for the year 1907’. No additions were made to the registration area for the year 1907, so that the death rates for this year can be compared directly with those for 1906 without allowance for increase of territory. I am pleased to say, however, that it has been found possible to admit two new registration states, Washington and W...

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Two Short Catechisms

By: Dr. John Owen

Religious Publication

Excerpt: The first edition of these Catechisms issued from the press in 1645. Dr Owen had at that time the charge of the parish of Fordham in Essex, and laboured diligently for the instruction and benefit of his flock, by catechising from house to house. The catechisms were prepared in order that he might accomplish these parochial duties with greater efficiency and success. ?The Lesser Catechism? is designed for the instruction of children; ? ?The Greater,? for the exam...

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The Great Controversy

By: Ellen G. White

Religious Publication

Preface: This book, reader, is not published to tell us that there is sin and woe and misery in this world. We know it all too well. This book is not published to tell us that there is an irreconcilable controversy between darkness and light, sin and righteousness, wrong and right, death and life. In our heart of hearts we know it, and know that we are participators, actors, in the conflict. But to every one of us comes at times a longing to know more of the great contro...

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History of the Christian Church, Volume I : Apostolic Christianity...

By: Philip Schaff

Religious Publication

Preface: As I appear before the public with a new edition of my Church History, I feel more than ever the difficulty and responsibility of a task which is well worthy to occupy the whole time and strength of a long life, and which carries in it its own rich reward. The true historian of Christianity is yet to come. But short as I have fallen of my own ideal, I have done my best, and shall rejoice if my efforts stimulate others to better and more enduring work.

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Sketches of Church History, From Ad 33 to the Reformation

By: J.C. Robertson

Religious Publication

Excerpt: The beginning of the Christian Church is reckoned from the great day on which the Holy Ghost came down, according as our Lord had promised to His Apostles. At that time, ?Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven,? were gathered together at Jerusalem, to keep the Feast of Pentecost (or Feast of Weeks), which was one of the three holy seasons at which God required His people to appear before Him in the place which He had chosen (Deuteronomy xvi. 16). Man...

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Education and Training for the Information Technology Workforce

Technical Reference Publication

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CMMI Implementation Guide : A Practitioner's Persepective

By: Vishnuvarthanan Moorthy

The Book details on how to approach CMMI Implementation in an organization. It details out the various phases involved in CMMI Implementation and how to plan and execute them. It details on various aspects which we tend to overlook in CMMI Implementation. Who Should Read? • Organization looking forward to implement CMMI • Top Management person, trying to understand how to go about • SEPG, Program manager and Process Quality members • Anyone who is interested in un...

This CMMI Implementation Guide is a reference book for anyone interested in implementing CMMI in their organization. The purpose of this book is, to provide insight in to CMMI Implementation phases and best practices to be followed in this journey. Most of us agree, that CMMI is more a De facto model that IT Industry follows and other industries also has shown lot of interest in adopting this model. The day to day popularity and its adoption rate is on the surge for CMMI...

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Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion

By: International Development Agency

Excerpt: It is about setting in place a process whereby people (women, children and men) effect and sustain a hygienic and healthy environment for themselves. They do this by erecting barriers to prevent transmission of disease agents (broadly by means of sanitati ...

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2002 U. S. Commercial Space Transportation Developments and Concep...

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The Federal Aviation Administration?s (FAA) Office of the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation (AST) licenses and regulates U.S. commercial space launch activity as authorized by Executive Order 12465 and Commercial Space Launch Activities, Title 49 of the United States Code, Subtitle IX, Chapter 701 (formerly the Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984). FAA/AST?s mission is to regulate the U.S. commercial launch industry; license commercial ...

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About the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation

By: Federal Aviation Administration

Excerpt: The Federal Aviation Administration?s Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation (FAA/AST) licenses and regulates U.S. commercial space launch and reentry activity, as well as the operation of non-federal launch and reentry sites, as authorized by Executive Order 12465 and Title 49 United States Code, Subtitle IX, Chapter 701 (formerly the Commercial Space Launch Act). FAA/AST?s mission is to ensure public health and safety and the safety of pro...

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