By American Schools of Oriental Research, Eric M. Meyers
This accomplished five-volume paintings analyzes the archaeological and linguistic information that pertain to the huge cultural milieu of the traditional close to East, the crossroads of 3 of the world's such a lot influential religions--Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. starting from prehistoric instances as much as the early centuries of the increase of Islam, the paintings covers the civilizations of Syria-Palestine, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Iran, Arabia, Cyprus, Egypt, and the coastal areas of North and East Africa. It comprises 1,125 alphabetically prepared entries on websites, languages, fabric tradition, archaeological tools, enterprises and associations, and significant excavators and students of the sphere. This exclusive, accessibly written reference brings new breadth to the research of archaeology within the biblical international, making it a beneficial source not just to students and scholars of archaeology, but in addition to these with an curiosity in old paintings and structure, languages, historical past, and faith.
By Michael K. Goodman, Maxwell T. Boykoff and Kyle T. Evered
The human-environment dating, usually contentious but very heavily intertwined, is without doubt one of the so much urgent issues of the 21st century. Bringing jointly a number case reviews from either international North and South to demonstrate the wide variety of present theories in this courting, this booklet offers major state of the art examine into the continued (re)definition of political ecology because it pertains to environmental contestation.In specific, it examines how quite a few theoretical techniques form environmental conflicts, how rules and applied sciences empower and inspire political and ecological results. masking matters equivalent to mining legislation, weather switch, water source struggles, human displacement, genetic engineering and mapping applied sciences at quite a lot of scales, this edited quantity offers a broader, severe knowing of the theoretical frameworks and guidelines underlying source and environmental conflicts.
By Lee A. Segel, Irun R. Cohen
Layout rules for the Immune process and different dispensed self sustaining platforms is the 1st booklet to ascertain the interior workings of the sort of number of dispensed independent systems--from insect colonies to excessive point laptop courses to the immune process. It deals perception into the interesting international of those structures that emerge from the interactions of probably self sustaining elements and brings us up to date at the kingdom of study in those parts. utilizing the immune procedure and sure features of its features as a main version, this publication examines some of the finest and troubling questions posed by way of advanced platforms. How do structures decide on the precise set of brokers to accomplish acceptable activities with applicable intensities at acceptable instances? How within the immune approach, ant colonies and metabolic networks does the diffusion and binding of a big number of chemical substances to their receptors enable coordination of procedure motion? What merits force many of the structures to complexity, and via what mechanisms do the structures focus on the tendency towards unwieldiness and randomness of huge complicated platforms?
By David Koutsoukis
Educating Values Toolkit is a chain of 5 entire books designed to supply a set of useful assets to allow lecturers to educate values schooling within the lecture room. in accordance with 'The six varieties of most sensible' thought via David Koutsoukis, the books include a sequence of actions to make studying values schooling enjoyable. they're compatible for various student studying types and intelligences. positive aspects: complete academics notes approximately values in faculties; an evidence of and recommendations for utilizing the publication; curriculum hyperlinks; gift certificate appropriate to every part; self mirrored image checklists; name pages for every of the six sections; certain evaluation pages supplying inspiration improvement and extension; complete lecturers notes (discussion issues or worksheet details) compiled in a web page unfold; photograph organiser feedback; jokes; solutions the place applicable; a big variety of student pages; contains electronic model on accompanying CD.