Footprints in Ain

Author: Simon Courtauld

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780704374416

Category:

Page: N.A

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Jamaica Footprint Focus Guide

Author: Sarah Cameron

Publisher: Footprint Travel Guides

ISBN: 190926833X

Category: Travel

Page: 88

View: 5729

The extravagantly beautiful island of Jamaica has it all. From the creative and rhythmic culture to the abundant and colorful vegetation, this island exudes vibrancy. Footprint Focus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this spectacular island. • Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Jamaica. • Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and play. • Includes information on tour operators and activities, from the tranquillity of the Blue Mountains to exploring lively Kingston. • Detailed maps for Jamaica and its key destinations. • Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, Footprint Focus Jamaica provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of the Caribbean’s most lively islands.

Literature of Travel and Exploration: R to Z, index

Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781579584405

Category: Travel writing

Page: 1479

View: 5926

Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.

Global Environmental Issues

Author: Frances Harris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470093951

Category: Science

Page: 336

View: 1254

Meeting the needs of upper level students, this book treats global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of human and biophysical causes. Each chapter interlinks human demands on the Earth's resources to natural biophysical change - not simply a 'cause and effect' treatment of global issues and environmental change Includes coverage of contemporary hot topics such as biodiversity, urbanisation and sustainable development Global case studies (two per chapter) contextualise theory for students "This book should have considerable appeal among undergraduate and postgraduate students in a broad range of disciplines. Frances Harris has assembled a team of well-qualified authors, who between them consider such important environmental issues as climate and sea level change, biodiversity, GM crops, energy supply, urbanization, pollution and sustainable development. The style is clear and non-technical, the coverage is global and the text is supported by numerous figures and illustrations. Boxed case studies provide useful exemplification of general issues. I have no doubt that this book will be very popular with my own students, in providing detailed analysis of a range of key environmental issues which are frequently reported in the media." Tony Binns, University of Sussex, UK "This book usefully realises that environmental issues are a complex blend of contested science, broader socio-political contexts and the concerns, values, attitudes and livelihoods of individuals. Written by internationally recognised authors, it covers major global issues such as pollution, energy, climate change, sea level rise, food production, urbanisation and sustainability in an informative way, with abundant case studies and illustrations, which clearly exemplify just how complex the facets of the issues can be. It does not offer easy solutions but it is a good exercise in awareness for the reader." Stephen Trudgill, Robinson College, University of Cambridge, UK

Explaining the Genetic Footprints of Catholic and Protestant Colonizers

Author: Shane Joshua Barter

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 1137594314

Category: History

Page: 141

View: 2336

This book points out a novel pattern in colonial intimacy - that Catholic colonizers tended to leave behind significant mixed communities while Protestant colonizers were more likely to police relations with local women. The varied genetic footprints of Catholic and Protestant colonizers, while subject to some exceptions, holds across world regions and over time. Having demonstrated that this pattern exists, this book then seeks to explain it, looking to religious institutions, political capacity, and ideas of nation and race.

Human Rights in Life and Death

Basic Considerations for Development Planning

Author: Oladele O. Arowolo

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1453504605

Category: Social Science

Page: 379

View: 7836

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What Went Wrong? The Nicaraguan Revolution

A Marxist Analysis

Author: Dan La Botz

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004291318

Category: Political Science

Page: 432

View: 2525

This volume is a valuable re-assessment of the Nicaraguan Revolution by a Marxist historian of Latin American political history. It shows that the FSLN’s lack of commitment to democracy was a key factor in the way that the revolution went awry.

Stiller Trost

Author: Margaret Millar

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 325760744X

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3609

Die arrogante Virginia Barkeley, verdächtig des Mordes an Claude Margolis, schläft im Gefängnis von Arbana ihren Rausch aus. Zu ihrem Glück taucht Earl Loftus auf und gesteht, Margolis umgebracht zu haben. Loftus, ein junger Mann mit einem blutbefleckten Trenchcoat als Beweis seiner Schuld, hat kein eindeutiges Motiv und wenig Freunde; Loftus, so scheint es, ist ein Mann, der nichts zu verlieren hat ...

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 5476

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Das Skorpionenhaus

Author: Nancy Farmer,Martin Baresch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596805426

Category:

Page: 401

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Laudato si

Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes

Author: Franziskus (Papst),

Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH

ISBN: 345180736X

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 8244

Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.

The Plant Messiah

Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Author: Carlos Magdalena

Publisher: Anchor Books

ISBN: 9780525436669

Category: Nature

Page: 272

View: 1118

Originally published: London: Viking, 2017.

Jamaica - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Author: Nick Davis

Publisher: Kuperard

ISBN: 1857335651

Category: Travel

Page: 168

View: 9957

Laid back, sun-drenched tropical paradise, or hotbed of drug-related crime and violence? Neither stereotype is true. Jamaica suffers from a PR problem, created largely by tabloid headlines written thousands of miles away. The reality is more complex and more fascinating. Despite its small size, Jamaica punches above its weight. Its footprints in sport and music are, like its people, larger than life. It is one of the few countries to have its own soundtrack— mento, ska, and reggae are popular around the world. The University of the West Indies campus at Mona is a regional source of excellence. Jamaicans have a fire that has been hard to douse. It was burning when their forefathers arrived on slave ships, barely alive after the middle passage, and it was there when they fought the British to a standstill in the Maroon Wars. In the English-speaking Caribbean they have a reputation for being brash, but the Jamaicans have a warmth that is unmatched. They are unafraid to talk to strangers, they'll laugh at nearly anything, they'll discuss and debate with passion, and they'll let you know it straight. Despite real economic and social problems, this beautiful and invigorating country regularly ranks among the top five happiest nations in the world in the annual Happy Planet Index. Culture Smart! Jamaica takes you beyond the clichés with a fresh, uniquely well-informed look at of one of the most intriguing countries in the region.

Boys' Life

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Boy Scouts

Page: N.A

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Issues in Political Systems Research: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464966265

Category: Political Science

Page: 454

View: 847

Issues in Political Systems Research / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Political Systems Research. The editors have built Issues in Political Systems Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Political Systems Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Political Systems Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.