Resources under Regimes: Technology, Environment, and the by Paul R. JOSEPHSON

By Paul R. JOSEPHSON

Democratic or authoritarian, each society wishes fresh air and water; each country needs to deal with its flora and fauna and common assets. during this provocative, comparative examine, Josephson asks to what volume the shape of a central authority and its economy--centrally deliberate or marketplace, colonial or post-colonial--determines how politicians, bureaucrats, scientists, engineers, and industrialists deal with environmental and social difficulties offered through the transformation of nature right into a humanized landscape.

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The Tears of Re: Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt by Gene Kritsky

By Gene Kritsky

in line with Egyptian mythology, whilst the traditional Egyptian sunlight god Re cried, his tears changed into honey bees upon touching the floor. consequently, the honey bee used to be sacrosanct in old Egyptian tradition. From the artwork depicting bees on temple partitions to the use of beeswax as a therapeutic ointment, the honey bee used to be a pervasive cultural motif in old Egypt due to its connection to the sunlight god Re. Gene Kritsky promises a concise creation of the connection among the honey bee and historical Egyptian tradition, during the lenses of linguistics, archeology, faith, future health, and economics. Kritsky delves into historic Egypt's multifaceted society, and strains the significance of the honey bee in every thing from loss of life rituals to alternate. In doing so, Kritsky brings new proof to mild of ways complex and interesting the traditional Egyptians were.

This richly illustrated paintings appeals to a large diversity of pursuits. For archeology fanatics, Kritsky delves into the archeological proof of Egyptian beekeeping and discusses newly came upon tombs, in addition to facts of artifical hives. Linguists should be fascinated about Kritsky's dialogue of the 1st documented written proof of the honeybee hieroglyph. And somebody drawn to historical Egypt or historic cultures quite often might be intrigued through Kritsky's remedy of the 1st documented beekeepers. This booklet offers a special social remark of a group to this point faraway from smooth people chronologically conversing, and but so interesting as a result of the beautiful advances their society made. Beekeeping is the newest proof of the way sooner than their occasions the Egyptians have been, and the consequent narrative is as desirable as some other element of old Egyptian culture.

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Vom Wert der Wissenschaft und vom Nutzen der Forschung: Zur by Ulrich Metschl

By Ulrich Metschl

Angesichts anhaltender Diskussionen um die notwendige oder wünschenswerte Förderung von Forschung und Wissenschaft unternimmt das Buch den Versuch, akademische Forschung als ein für demokratische Gesellschaften unverzichtbares aspect öffentlicher Debatten und damit der öffentlichen Entscheidungsfindung zu verteidigen. Da Wissenschaft wie Demokratie beide verfahrensorientiert sind, ist ihre historische Verbindung kein Zufall. Vielmehr sind Demokratie und Wissenschaft wechselseitig aufeinander angewiesen. Ökonomisch betrachtet, lässt sich Wissenschaft als ein öffentliches intestine verstehen, das insbesondere für das Funktionieren einer Zivilgesellschaft unverzichtbar ist.

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Histoire de la maladie des pommes de terre en 1845 (French by Joseph Decaisne

By Joseph Decaisne

Histoire de los angeles maladie des pommes de terre en 1845
Joseph Decaisne, Botaniste et agronome français d'origine belge (1807-1882)

Ce livre numérique présente «Histoire de l. a. maladie des pommes de terre en 1845», de Joseph Decaisne, édité en texte intégral. Une desk des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux différentes sections.

Table des matières
- Présentation
- Exposé De l. a. Question.
- Chap. Ier. Examen Comparatif Des events Aériennes À L'état Sain Et À L'état Malade.
- Chapitre Ier
- Chap. Ii. Examen Des Corps Étrangers Développés À l. a. floor Ou Dans L'intérieur Des Tubercules.
- Chapitre Ii
- Chap. Iii. affects Météoriques.
- Chapitre Iii
- Chap. Iv. Marche Géographique De los angeles Maladie.
- Chapitre Iv
- Chap. V. Dégénérescence Des Tubercules.
- Chapitre V.
- Chap. Vi. Contagion De los angeles Maladie.
- Chapitre Vi
- Chap. Vii. Résultats De los angeles Destruction Des Tiges Sur l. a. construction Des Tubercules.
- Chapitre Vii
- Chap. Viii. Caractères Généraux. - État Des Plantations Des Pommes De Terre Dans Les Environs De Bruxelles.
- Chapitre Viii
- Chap. Ix. De L'innocuité Des Tubercules Malades Comme Aliment.
- Chapitre Ix.
- Chap. X. De l. a. Conservation Des Tubercules.
- Chapitre X.
- Liste Des Principales courses family members À los angeles Maladie Des Pommes De Terre.

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Boyle Studies: Aspects of the Life and Thought of Robert by Michael Hunter

By Michael Hunter

the importance of Robert Boyle (1627-91) because the so much influential English scientist within the iteration prior to Newton is now often stated, however the complexity and eclecticism of his principles has additionally develop into more and more obvious. This quantity provides a tremendous crew of stories of Boyle through Michael Hunter, the top professional on Boyle’s existence and proposal. It kinds a sequel to 2 earlier books: Hunter’s Robert Boyle: Scrupulosity and technology (2000) and The Boyle Papers: knowing the Manuscripts of Robert Boyle (2007). Like them, it comfortably brings jointly fabric another way largely scattered in essay volumes and educational journals, whereas approximately a 3rd of the book’s content material is hitherto unpublished. the gathering opens with a considerable advent that areas the reviews that stick with within the context of present stories of Boyle; appended to it really is an annotated variation of Boyle’s telling record of desiderata for technology. the following 3 essays include a gaggle of basically biographical reviews, exploring numerous points of Boyle’s lifestyles and highbrow evolution, and then 3 others supply additional proof of the ’convoluted’ Boyle divulged in Robert Boyle: Scrupulosity and technological know-how. eventually, we've got chapters, one hitherto released simply in French and the opposite certainly not, which throw very important gentle on themes that preoccupied Boyle within the previous couple of years of his lifestyles - the supernatural and the unique. jointly, those essays upload higher intensity to our realizing of Boyle, either as a person and as a ordinary philosopher.

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Truth and Beauty: Aesthetics and Motivations in Science by S. Chandrasekhar

By S. Chandrasekhar

"What a well suited publication! studying it's a pleasure, and for me, not less than, carrying on with studying it grew to become compulsive. . . . Chandrasekhar is a individual astrophysicist and each one of many lectures bears the hallmark of all his paintings: precision, thoroughness, lucidity."—Sir Hermann Bondi, Nature

The overdue S. Chandrasekhar used to be top identified for his discovery of the upper

limit to the mass of a white dwarf superstar, for which he acquired the Nobel

Prize in Physics in 1983. He was once the writer of many books, including

The Mathematical idea of Black Holes and, so much recently,

Newton's Principia for the typical Reader.

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Sociology in Ireland: A Short History (Sociology by B. Fanning

By B. Fanning

This publication presents a quick creation to the emergence and improvement of sociology in eire until eventually the current day.The institutionalization of the self-discipline got here rather overdue because it remained lower than the keep an eye on of the Catholic Church. despite the fact that, because the Seventies sociology has witnessed classes of substantial progress and professionalization.

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Wild Flowers by Neltje Blanchan

By Neltje Blanchan

Wild Flowers
Neltje Blanchan, usa clinical historian and nature author (1865 – 1918)

This e-book provides «Wild Flowers», from Neltje Blanchan. A dynamic desk of contents allows to leap on to the bankruptcy selected.

Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- Preface
- From Blue To red Flowers
- Magenta To crimson Flowers
- White And Greenish Flowers
- Yellow And Orange Flowers
- crimson And Indefinites

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The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension: by Joy Hakim

By Joy Hakim

In quantity 3, scholars will glance over Albert Einstein's shoulder as he and his colleagues enhance a brand new form of physics. It leads in instructions: to wisdom of the sizeable universe and its destiny (insights construct on Einstein's theories of relativity), and to an figuring out of the astonishingly small subatomic global (the realm of quantum physics). scholars will study why relativity and quantum conception revolutionized our international and resulted in crucial principles in glossy technological know-how, perhaps of all time.

In the three-book The tale of Science sequence, grasp storyteller pleasure Hakim narrates the evolution of clinical proposal from precedent days to the current. With energetic, character-driven narrative, Hakim spotlights the achievements of a few of the world's maximum scientists and encourages a similiar spirit of inquiry in readers. The books contain 1000s of colour photos, charts, maps, and diagrams; informative sidebars; feedback for additional studying; and excerpts from the writings of significant scientists.

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