Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula

Biodiversity and Conservation of the Yucatán Peninsula

This book provides information relevant for the conservation of biodiversity and the sound management of the coastal and forest ecosystems of the Yucatan Peninsula in the face of global change. Various aspects of the biodiversity of the Yucatan Peninsula are analyzed in an integrative manner, including phenological, ecophysiological, ecological and conservation aspects of plants and animals and their relationships with humans in coastal and forest ecosystems.

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The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War

The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War

In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, conservatives, and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology–of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values. This mindset, the author warns, invites endless war and the ever-deepening militarization of U.S. policy. It promises not to perfect but to pervert American ideals and to accelerate the hollowing out of…

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Survival Handbook: Endurance Essentials for the Great Outdoors

Survival Handbook: Endurance Essentials for the Great Outdoors

This is the ultimate adventurer’s guide to camping and wilderness skills. You can learn to stay alive with “The Survival Handbook from the Royal Marines Commandos”, now in paperback. Want to know what to do if you meet a bear in the woods, how to light a fire in the rain or what to do in shark-infested waters? Get the answers to these and many more questions with the ultimate guide to survival techniques. You can pick up survival basics, from staying fit, to planning your expedition and packi…

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Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Differance of Desire (Texas Pan American Series)

Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Differance of Desire (Texas Pan American Series)

Driven by an unfulfilled desire for the unattainable, ultimately indefinable Other, the protagonists of the novels and stories of acclaimed Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector exemplify and humanize many of the issues central to poststructuralist thought, from the nature of language, truth, and meaning to the unstable relationships between language, being, and reality. In this book, Earl Fitz demonstrates that, in turn, poststructuralism offers important and revealing insights into all aspects…

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The Official Illustrated NHL History: The Official Story of the Coolest Game on Earth

The Official Illustrated NHL History: The Official Story of the Coolest Game on Earth

On a chilly day in 1917, the National Hockey League was formed, and in the years since, it has been a mainstay of American sports. This illustrated reference delves deep into the history of the league to bring out essential information on all the top players, teams, and events. Visually exciting and information-packed, it’s the work of an insider who not only looks at today’s superstars, but offers a rare glimpse into legends of old-including a trip back to a game during World War II and the …

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The Book of Questions: Revised and Updated

The Book of Questions: Revised and Updated

The phenomenon returns! Originally published in 1987, The Book of Questions, a New York Times bestseller, has been completely revised and updated to incorporate the myriad cultural shifts and hot-button issues of the past twenty-five years, making it current and even more appealing.This is a book for personal growth, a tool for deepening relationships, a lively conversation starter for the family dinner table, a fun way to pass the time in the car. It poses over 300 questions that invite peop…

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Maurice Bardèche – Nuremberg or the Promised Land

Maurice Bardèche – Nuremberg or the Promised Land

This book was the first extended critique of the Nuremberg Trial. For a Frenchman to criticize that trial and especially the French role in it in 1948 took great courage: the book was banned in France, copies of it were seized, and Bardèche in 1952 was sentenced…

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The Lustrous Trade: Material Culture and the History of Sculpture in England and Italy, c.1700-c.1860

The Lustrous Trade: Material Culture and the History of Sculpture in England and Italy, c.1700-c.1860

In recent years, the Anglo-Italian sphere of artistic exchange in relation to painting has been an increasingly productive area of research. Here, contributors shift the focus onto the two countries’ equally significant sculpture trade. This volume of selected essays by economic and social historians and historians of material culture and art investigates the varied roles and functions of sculpture and the ways in which this particular cultural exchange was manifested. Issues of business and …

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