By David J. Califf Ph.d.Recounts occasions top as much as and surrounding the 31 B.C. conflict of Actium through the Roman Civil warfare, in addition to its long-lasting results.
By Ralph Levinson, Jeff ThomasWhat's technology? what's the objective of technology schooling? should still we be education scientists, or having a look in the direction of a better public figuring out of technology? during this interesting textual content, many of the key figures within the fields of technological know-how and technological know-how schooling deal with this debate. Their contributions shape an unique discussion on technology schooling and most people know-how of technological know-how, tackling either formal and casual elements of technology studying. the editors argue higher wisdom of technological know-how can result in a greater destiny, yet that this may basically take place via a mutual realizing among scientists, colleges and the general public.
By Jaleigh JohnsonA hero trapped at the fringe of gentle and dark...
Ashok is a shadar-kai of the Shadowfell who's delivered to the town of Ikemmu, a haven of shadar-kai who've discovered to exploit their fierce desire for adrenalin and possibility to higher their urban and their civilization. even supposing he begins out wanting to locate the weaknesses within the unusual city’s armor and go back with them to his vicious enclave, Ashok reveals himself drawn in by means of the town.
As he struggles to discover a stability for himself, his family members reveals the the way to convey down town at the Shadowfell’s border.
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By Rodney P. CarlisleThis name takes a radical examine the Civil warfare and Reconstruction - from the kinfolk lifestyles ate to favourite interests. characterised by way of the tragedy of the Civil battle and its aftermath, the interval of 1860 to 1876 offered the best problem to a nonetheless younger nationwide executive. The conflict to abolish slavery and reform the rustic after the secession of eleven Southern states used to be led by means of Abraham Lincoln. all through this turmoil, a burgeoning business economic climate - made attainable mostly by way of the of completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 - started to remodel the yank economic system and society simply as profoundly because the results of the battle. supplying readers a desirable glimpse into this era in historical past, "The Civil conflict and Reconstruction" is written in an easy-to-read narrative structure more suitable by means of invaluable additional studying lists and black-and-white illustrations. insurance of this identify contains: towns and concrete lifestyles; schooling; family members and lifestyle; fabric tradition; inhabitants traits and migration; rural lifestyles; social attitudes; and, extra.
By Alfons Buekens (auth.)
Waste incineration is the artwork of thoroughly combusting waste, whereas retaining or decreasing emission degrees under present emission criteria. the place attainable, ambitions comprise the recuperating of strength in addition to the combustion residues. winning waste incineration makes it attainable to accomplish a deep aid in waste quantity, receive a compact and sterile residue, and do away with a wide range of pollution.
This ebook areas waste incineration in the wider context of waste administration, and demonstrates that, not like landfills and composting, waste incineration can dispose of objectionable and unsafe homes akin to flammability and toxicity, lead to an important aid in quantity, and spoil gaseous and liquid waste streams leaving very little residues past these associated with flue fuel neutralization and therapy. in addition, waste incineration sterilizes and destroys putrescible subject, and produces usable warmth.
Incineration applied sciences first seemed as a peer-reviewed contribution to the Encyclopedia of Sustainability technological know-how and know-how. It offers distinctive therapy of the demanding situations of this technically advanced strategy, which calls for large funding and working charges, in addition to stable technical talents in upkeep and plant operation. specific realization is paid to applied sciences for making sure the whole burn-out of flue gasoline and residues and for controlling the ensuing pollution.
By Pamela Loos, Harold BloomThis name, Norman Mailer, a part of Chelsea condo Publishers’ sleek severe perspectives sequence, examines the foremost works of Norman Mailer via full-length severe essays by way of professional literary critics. additionally, this identify contains a brief biography on Norman Mailer, a chronology of the author’s lifestyles, and an introductory essay written via Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the arts, Yale collage.
By Shirley Anne WarshawInvoice Clinton, forty second president of the USA, served phrases within the White condo and have become the 1st Democratic president because Franklin D. Roosevelt to be re-elected to place of work. between different accomplishments, a low unemployment and inflation price and a reduce in crime have led many influential humans to claim that in his management the U.S. loved extra peace and fiscal health and wellbeing than at the other time in its historical past. finished and simple to navigate, The Clinton Years offers readers a whole standpoint of invoice Clinton's presidency, from his profitable fiscal rules to his family with Monica Lewinsky. This entire A-to-Z reference comprises greater than 250 biographical entries studying the most politicians and overseas leaders throughout the management, and features a variety of fundamental resource files equivalent to presidential speeches and govt judgements.
By Fred C. PampelNutrition is an intrinsic a part of each society, yet lately it has turn into a resource of fear for plenty of americans and executive officers. it's been predicted that greater than seventy six million humans within the usa - greater than 1 / 4 of the inhabitants - be afflicted by foodstuff poisoning every year. There additionally lurks power for nutrients illness from nutrients introduced in from different nations, in addition to threats of bioterrorism. regardless of those hazards, such a lot american citizens take the security in their nutrients without any consideration and take very minimum precautions whilst getting ready or dealing with meals. New ideas to make sure nutrition protection have emerged to house lots of those difficulties, together with genetic engineering of vegetation and animals to be proof against illness; the radiation of nutrients items to kill micro organism; the improvement of latest meals items, akin to man made sweeteners and fats substitutes; and consuming simply natural meals. notwithstanding, those momentary recommendations may perhaps pose long term difficulties. Are those issues overstated by means of future health meals advocates? may still americans fear approximately foodstuff safeguard? Has the govt did not guard shoppers from the hazards of food-based diseases?
"Threats to nutrition protection" addresses those questions and offers a wealth of crucial, first-stop details in this very important factor. This quantity additionally incorporates a chronology; a word list; a advisor to additional examine; an annotated bibliography, an essential component of the "Library in a e-book" sequence; appendixes; and an index. This source acts as an invaluable reference for college students, academics, wellbeing and fitness officers, and basic readers who're attracted to the protection of our nutrition provide.
By Dana DesonieThere is not any position extra distant than the Arctic and Antarctic, yet their remoteness has no longer stored them remoted: toxins published in built lands shuttle on air and water currents into the polar areas, the ozone gap has widened over Antarctica, and international warming is inflicting its maximum harm within the world's iciest locales. besides an realizing of the way human actions are altering the polar areas has come an appreciation in their value in worldwide weather, organic productiveness, and biodiversity. ''Polar Regions'' is a vital new e-book that explains what number scientists are offering forewarning of the adjustments that may come to the total planet if society keeps on its present trajectory. that includes full-color images and illustrations, sidebars, feedback for additional examining, and websites, this publication palms readers with the knowledge essential to take a stand in preserving our fragile planet.