Climate Change and Cultural Dynamics: A Global Perspective by David G. Anderson

By David G. Anderson

The center Holocene epoch (8,000 to 3,000 years in the past) was once a time of dramatic adjustments within the actual international and in human cultures. throughout this span, weather conditions replaced swiftly, with cooling within the excessive to mid-latitudes and drying within the tropics. in lots of components of the realm, human teams turned extra complicated, with early horticultural platforms changed via extensive agriculture and small-scale societies being changed via greater, extra hierarchial businesses. weather swap and Cultural Dynamics explores the reason and influence courting among climatic switch and cultural differences around the mid-Holocene (c. 4000 B.C.).* Explores the function of climatic swap at the improvement of society world wide* Chapters aspect varied nation-states* Co-written via famous archaeologists and paleoclimatologists for non-specialists

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By David G. Anderson

The center Holocene epoch (8,000 to 3,000 years in the past) was once a time of dramatic adjustments within the actual international and in human cultures. throughout this span, weather conditions replaced swiftly, with cooling within the excessive to mid-latitudes and drying within the tropics. in lots of components of the realm, human teams turned extra complicated, with early horticultural platforms changed via extensive agriculture and small-scale societies being changed via greater, extra hierarchial businesses. weather swap and Cultural Dynamics explores the reason and influence courting among climatic switch and cultural differences around the mid-Holocene (c. 4000 B.C.).* Explores the function of climatic swap at the improvement of society world wide* Chapters aspect varied nation-states* Co-written via famous archaeologists and paleoclimatologists for non-specialists

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Rivers of Britain: Estuaries, Tideways, Havens, Lochs, by Stuart Fisher

By Stuart Fisher

Britain's rivers need to be greater identified. Teeming with
wildlife, steeped in heritage, carrying bridges, docks and stunning
architecture, let alone assisting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a
variety of locations of curiosity, they're the country's crucial arteries,
connecting inland Britain with the sea.

Covering Britain's most sensible recognized tidal rivers (the Avon,
Severn, Dee, Mersey, Tyne and Thames), to the picturesque rural Camel, Wye,
Orwell and Crouch, in addition to the commercial rivers of the Medway, Tyne and
Clyde, all the way down to the smallest and lesser identified of Britain's tidal
waterways, this can be a attention-grabbing and entire consultant, full of maps,
colour images and fascinating proof in regards to the lifeblood of our country.

Of curiosity to sailors, fishermen, motorised craft and
canoeists willing to find appealing unfrequented spots, preventing points,
places of curiosity, riverside pubs and lookout issues, in addition to practical
information on rapids, weirs and close by cities and vehicle parks, it is going to also
interest walkers, cyclists, households and holidaymakers learning the local
history, folklore, riverside structure and locations to take river journeys.

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By Stuart Fisher

Britain's rivers need to be greater identified. Teeming with
wildlife, steeped in heritage, carrying bridges, docks and stunning
architecture, let alone assisting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a
variety of locations of curiosity, they're the country's crucial arteries,
connecting inland Britain with the sea.

Covering Britain's most sensible recognized tidal rivers (the Avon,
Severn, Dee, Mersey, Tyne and Thames), to the picturesque rural Camel, Wye,
Orwell and Crouch, in addition to the commercial rivers of the Medway, Tyne and
Clyde, all the way down to the smallest and lesser identified of Britain's tidal
waterways, this can be a attention-grabbing and entire consultant, full of maps,
colour images and fascinating proof in regards to the lifeblood of our country.

Of curiosity to sailors, fishermen, motorised craft and
canoeists willing to find appealing unfrequented spots, preventing points,
places of curiosity, riverside pubs and lookout issues, in addition to practical
information on rapids, weirs and close by cities and vehicle parks, it is going to also
interest walkers, cyclists, households and holidaymakers learning the local
history, folklore, riverside structure and locations to take river journeys.

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Plants and Climate Change by Jelte Rozema, Rien Aerts, Hans Cornelissen

By Jelte Rozema, Rien Aerts, Hans Cornelissen

This publication specializes in how weather impacts or affected the biosphere and vice versa either within the current and some time past. The chapters describe how ecosystems from the Antarctic and Arctic, and from different latitudes, reply to worldwide weather switch. The papers spotlight plant responses to atmospheric CO2 elevate, to worldwide warming and to elevated ultraviolet-B radiation because of stratospheric ozone depletion.

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By Jelte Rozema, Rien Aerts, Hans Cornelissen

This publication specializes in how weather impacts or affected the biosphere and vice versa either within the current and some time past. The chapters describe how ecosystems from the Antarctic and Arctic, and from different latitudes, reply to worldwide weather switch. The papers spotlight plant responses to atmospheric CO2 elevate, to worldwide warming and to elevated ultraviolet-B radiation because of stratospheric ozone depletion.

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Boundary Layer Dynamics by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and

By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications Commission on Physical Sciences, Panel on Boundary Layer Dynamics

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By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications Commission on Physical Sciences, Panel on Boundary Layer Dynamics

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Burma: Rivers of Flavor by Naomi Duguid

By Naomi Duguid

Naomi Duguid’s heralded cookbooks have continually transcended the class to turn into “something better and extra important” (Los Angeles Times). every one in its personal method is “a leap forward publication . . . a huge contribution” (The ny Times). And as Burma opens up after a part century of seclusion, who larger than Duguid—the esteemed writer of Hot bitter Salty Sweet—to introduce the rustic and its meals and flavors to the West.

Located on the crossroads among China, India, and the international locations of Southeast Asia, Burma has lengthy been a land that absorbed open air affects into its lifestyle, from the Buddhist faith to foodstuffs just like the potato. within the approach, the folks of the rustic referred to now as Myanmar have built a wealthy, complicated food that mekes creative use of simply to be had elements to create interesting style combinations.

Salads are the best access issues into the glories of this delicacies, with gleaming flavors—crispy fried shallots, a squeeze of clean lime juice, a touch of garlic oil, a pinch of turmeric, a few crunchy roast peanuts—balanced with a mild hand. The salad culture is versatile; Burmese chefs rework all types of meals into salads, from poultry and roasted eggplant to spinach and tomato. And the engaging Tea-Leaf Salad is a signature dish in principal Burma and within the japanese hills which are domestic to the Shan people.

Mohinga, a scrumptious mix of rice noodles and fish broth, provides as much as convenience nutrients at its most sensible. anywhere you move in Burma, you get a marginally diversified model simply because, as Duguid explains, each one zone layers its personal touches into the dish.

Tasty sauces, chutneys, and relishes—essential parts of Burmese cuisine—will develop into mainstays on your kitchen, as will a bird roasted with potatoes, turmeric, and lemongrass; a seafood noodle stir-fry with shrimp and mussels; Shan khaut swei, an stunning noodle dish made with pea tendrils and red meat; a hearty chicken-rice soup professional with ginger and soy sauce; and a breathtakingly easy dessert composed of just  sticky rice, coconut, and palm sugar.

Interspersed through the one hundred twenty five recipes are interesting stories from the author’s many journeys to this attention-grabbing yet little-known land. One such beautiful essay exhibits how Burmese ladies embellish themselves with thanaka, a white paste used to guard and beautify the outside. Buddhism is a vital truth of Burmese lifestyles: we meet barefoot clergymen on their morning quest for alms, in addition to nuns with shaved heads; and Duguid takes us on excursions of Shwedagon, the amazingly grand temple complicated on a hill in Rangoon, the previous capital. She takes boats up Burma’s large rivers, highways to locations inaccessible through highway; spends time in village markets and residential kitchens; and takes us to the farthest reaches of the rustic, alongside the way in which introducing us to the attention-grabbing humans she encounters on her travels.

The top strategy to know about an strange tradition is thru its meals, and in Burma: Rivers of Flavor, readers will be transfixed through the splendors of an historic and beautiful state, untouched by means of the surface global for generations, whose easy recipes satisfaction and fulfill and whose individuals are one of the so much gracious on earth.

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By Naomi Duguid

Naomi Duguid’s heralded cookbooks have continually transcended the class to turn into “something better and extra important” (Los Angeles Times). every one in its personal method is “a leap forward publication . . . a huge contribution” (The ny Times). And as Burma opens up after a part century of seclusion, who larger than Duguid—the esteemed writer of Hot bitter Salty Sweet—to introduce the rustic and its meals and flavors to the West.

Located on the crossroads among China, India, and the international locations of Southeast Asia, Burma has lengthy been a land that absorbed open air affects into its lifestyle, from the Buddhist faith to foodstuffs just like the potato. within the approach, the folks of the rustic referred to now as Myanmar have built a wealthy, complicated food that mekes creative use of simply to be had elements to create interesting style combinations.

Salads are the best access issues into the glories of this delicacies, with gleaming flavors—crispy fried shallots, a squeeze of clean lime juice, a touch of garlic oil, a pinch of turmeric, a few crunchy roast peanuts—balanced with a mild hand. The salad culture is versatile; Burmese chefs rework all types of meals into salads, from poultry and roasted eggplant to spinach and tomato. And the engaging Tea-Leaf Salad is a signature dish in principal Burma and within the japanese hills which are domestic to the Shan people.

Mohinga, a scrumptious mix of rice noodles and fish broth, provides as much as convenience nutrients at its most sensible. anywhere you move in Burma, you get a marginally diversified model simply because, as Duguid explains, each one zone layers its personal touches into the dish.

Tasty sauces, chutneys, and relishes—essential parts of Burmese cuisine—will develop into mainstays on your kitchen, as will a bird roasted with potatoes, turmeric, and lemongrass; a seafood noodle stir-fry with shrimp and mussels; Shan khaut swei, an stunning noodle dish made with pea tendrils and red meat; a hearty chicken-rice soup professional with ginger and soy sauce; and a breathtakingly easy dessert composed of just  sticky rice, coconut, and palm sugar.

Interspersed through the one hundred twenty five recipes are interesting stories from the author’s many journeys to this attention-grabbing yet little-known land. One such beautiful essay exhibits how Burmese ladies embellish themselves with thanaka, a white paste used to guard and beautify the outside. Buddhism is a vital truth of Burmese lifestyles: we meet barefoot clergymen on their morning quest for alms, in addition to nuns with shaved heads; and Duguid takes us on excursions of Shwedagon, the amazingly grand temple complicated on a hill in Rangoon, the previous capital. She takes boats up Burma’s large rivers, highways to locations inaccessible through highway; spends time in village markets and residential kitchens; and takes us to the farthest reaches of the rustic, alongside the way in which introducing us to the attention-grabbing humans she encounters on her travels.

The top strategy to know about an strange tradition is thru its meals, and in Burma: Rivers of Flavor, readers will be transfixed through the splendors of an historic and beautiful state, untouched by means of the surface global for generations, whose easy recipes satisfaction and fulfill and whose individuals are one of the so much gracious on earth.

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The Great Kanawha Navigation by Emory L. Kemp

By Emory L. Kemp

This article is a complete background of navigation at the nice Kanawha river, West Virginia. It information the economic archaeology of this waterway from the early nineteenth century, and provides an in depth case examine of a big nineteenth and early 20th-century civil engineering venture.

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By Emory L. Kemp

This article is a complete background of navigation at the nice Kanawha river, West Virginia. It information the economic archaeology of this waterway from the early nineteenth century, and provides an in depth case examine of a big nineteenth and early 20th-century civil engineering venture.

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Oceans, Rivers and Lakes: Energy and Substance Transfers at by Michel Meybeck (auth.), J.-C. Amiard, B. Le Rouzic, B.

By Michel Meybeck (auth.), J.-C. Amiard, B. Le Rouzic, B. Berthet, G. Bertru (eds.)

An foreign symposium on `Ocean, River and Lakes: power and Substance Transfers at Interfaces' used to be held in Nantes, France in October 1996. It used to be the 3rd overseas Joint convention on Limnology and Oceanography which brings jointly experts of either environments. thought of to be worthy in Europe, this disagreement of 2 various points of universal matters may produce leading edge techniques.
the most objective issues medical researches relative to the interfaces among numerous aquatic setting booths. The valuable handled issues are bioavailability and mobility of gear, impact of biotic and abiotic components on transfers, and fluxes on the interfaces. it truly is quite fascinating to notice the contribution of Limnologists and Oceanographers at the effect of meals and toxins, and flux quantification of river basin inputs.
in addition to scientists, this booklet is additionally of curiosity to all engineers and specialists all for instructing and dealing in aquatic administration, recovery and enhancement.

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By Michel Meybeck (auth.), J.-C. Amiard, B. Le Rouzic, B. Berthet, G. Bertru (eds.)

An foreign symposium on `Ocean, River and Lakes: power and Substance Transfers at Interfaces' used to be held in Nantes, France in October 1996. It used to be the 3rd overseas Joint convention on Limnology and Oceanography which brings jointly experts of either environments. thought of to be worthy in Europe, this disagreement of 2 various points of universal matters may produce leading edge techniques.
the most objective issues medical researches relative to the interfaces among numerous aquatic setting booths. The valuable handled issues are bioavailability and mobility of gear, impact of biotic and abiotic components on transfers, and fluxes on the interfaces. it truly is quite fascinating to notice the contribution of Limnologists and Oceanographers at the effect of meals and toxins, and flux quantification of river basin inputs.
in addition to scientists, this booklet is additionally of curiosity to all engineers and specialists all for instructing and dealing in aquatic administration, recovery and enhancement.

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Reading the River: A Voyage Down the Yukon by John Hildebrand

By John Hildebrand

“John Hildebrand units out in a canoe . . . to discover the nice riverway of northwestern Canada and Alaska. . . . The geography is heavily rendered and the characters in particular sharply drawn. the rustic is full of mad dropouts at river fish camps, good-hearted women within the cities, sullen natives in tumbledown villages, cranky old-timers, bad drunks and worse moralizers who stay off the wild panorama and its ample assets. . . . this can be a effective paintings, and Hildebrand is a effective writer.”—Charles E. Little, Wilderness

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By John Hildebrand

“John Hildebrand units out in a canoe . . . to discover the nice riverway of northwestern Canada and Alaska. . . . The geography is heavily rendered and the characters in particular sharply drawn. the rustic is full of mad dropouts at river fish camps, good-hearted women within the cities, sullen natives in tumbledown villages, cranky old-timers, bad drunks and worse moralizers who stay off the wild panorama and its ample assets. . . . this can be a effective paintings, and Hildebrand is a effective writer.”—Charles E. Little, Wilderness

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