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Mountstuart Elphinstone An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India. Vol. 2 Mountstuart Elphinstone An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India. Vol. 2 Новинка

Mountstuart Elphinstone An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India. Vol. 2

Полный вариант заголовка: «An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India : Vol. 2 : comprising a view of the Afghaun nation, and a history of the Dooraunee Monarchy : with an entirely new map : in 2 volumes / by the Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone».
Mountstuart Elphinstone An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India. Vol. 1 Mountstuart Elphinstone An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India. Vol. 1 Новинка

Mountstuart Elphinstone An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India. Vol. 1

Полный вариант заголовка: «An account of the Kingdom of Caubul and its dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India : Vol. 1 : comprising a view of the Afghaun nation, and a history of the Dooraunee Monarchy : with an entirely new map : in 2 volumes / by the Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone».
India THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA India THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA Новинка

India THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

This is the third pocket size edition of the Constitution of India in the diglot form. In this edition, the text of the Constitution of India has been brought up-to-date by incorporating therein all the amendments up to and including the Constitution (Ninety-Sixth Amendment) Act, 2011.
Isabelle Clark-Deces A Companion to the Anthropology of India Isabelle Clark-Deces A Companion to the Anthropology of India Новинка

Isabelle Clark-Deces A Companion to the Anthropology of India

A Companion to the Anthropology of India offers a broad overview of the rapidly evolving scholarship on Indian society from the earliest area studies to views of India’s globalization in the twenty-first century. Provides readers with an important new introduction to the anthropology of India Explores the larger global issues that have transformed India since the end of colonization, including demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and religious issues Contributions by leading experts present up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of key topics such as population and life expectancy, civil society, social-moral relationships, caste and communalism, youth and consumerism, the new urban middle class, environment and health, tourism, public and religious cultures, politics and law Represents an authoritative guide for professional social and cultural anthropologists, and South Asian specialists, and an accessible reference work for students engaged in the analysis of India’s modern transformation
Sushil Khetan K. Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment Sushil Khetan K. Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment Новинка

Sushil Khetan K. Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment

A concise and engaging overview of endocrine disruption phenomena that brings complex concepts within the reach of non-specialists For most of the last decade, the science of endocrine disruption has evolved with more definitive evidence of its damaging potential to health and environment. This book lists the major environmental chemicals of concern and their mechanism of endocrine disruption including remedial measures for them. Divided into three parts, Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment begins with an overview of the endocrine system and endocrine disruptors, discussing their salient features and presenting a historical perspective of endocrine disruption phenomena. It then goes on to cover hormone-signaling mechanisms, followed by various broad classes of putative endocrine disruptors, before introducing readers to environmental epigenetic modifications. Part two of the book focuses on removal processes of various EDCs by biotic and abiotic transformation/degradation. The last section consists of four chapters embracing themes on finding solutions to environmental EDCs—including their detection, regulation, replacement, and remediation. Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment is the first book to detail the endocrine effects of several known environmental contaminants and their mechanism of endocrine disruption. Additionally, it: Covers both the chemistry and biology of endocrine disruption and compiles almost all the known endocrine disrupting environmental chemicals and their mechanisms of toxicity Addresses policy and regulatory issues relevant to EDCs including scientific uncertainty and precautionary policy Brings forth the use of Green Chemistry principles in avoiding endocrine disruption in the designing and screening for safer chemicals and remediation of the EDCs in aquatic environment Includes a useful glossary of technical terms, a list of acronyms, topical references, and a subject index Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment is an ideal book for environmental chemists and endocrine toxicologists, developmental biologists, endocrinologists, epidemiologists, environmental health scientists and advocates, and regulatory officials tasked with risk assessment in environment and health areas.
Dheeraj Sinha Consumer India. Inside the Indian Mind and Wallet Dheeraj Sinha Consumer India. Inside the Indian Mind and Wallet Новинка

Dheeraj Sinha Consumer India. Inside the Indian Mind and Wallet

A richly insightful account of one of the most significant transformations in the world today. Dheeraj Sinha's intelligence vividly illuminates the intersection of culture and commerce in New India. Adam Morgan Founder eatbigfish Among the many books I have read on the cultural evolution taking place in India, this is perhaps the most insightful. It does not just map mindset changes; it does so with the certainty of a person who has lived the changes as much as he has witnessed them. Every marketeer should keep this book on his office desk as a ready reckoner. Ranjan Kapur Country Manager – India WPP India in many ways is a «Nation of Nations.» So much heterogeneity and hence complexity in understanding consumers and consumerism. Dheeraj has done a commendable job in peeling off the layers from the onion—creating frameworks and providing very relatable examples to understand the culture. For instance, Dheeraj has used Bollywood as an effective mirror to portray societal changes. Consumer India is a must-read for those who want to understand the cultural evolution of India with its nuances. Rajesh Jejurikar Chief Executive – Automotive Division Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. A labor of love. For years, I have marveled at how Dheeraj's inquisitive brain continuously churns away to make meaning of everything he observes. His writing simultaneously reflects him as a «sutradaar» telling the captivating story of a changing India, even as it does so with the unbiased and expert credentials of the «computerji» he describes here. Dheeraj insightfully marries the rapid changes he chronicles with the assimilative fabric of India; where «and» trumps «or.» Against the cliché «change is the only constant,» he underlines that in India, change works with the constant. Enjoy the ride on Dheeraj's time machine! Prasad Narasimhan Managing Partner, Asia Brandgym
Keen Patricia L. Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment Keen Patricia L. Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment Новинка

Keen Patricia L. Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

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Examines effects of the environmental distribution of antimicrobial resistance genes on human health and the ecosystem Resistance genes are everywhere in nature—in pathogens, commensals, and environmental microorganisms. This contributed work shows how the environment plays a pivotal role in the development of antimicrobial resistance traits in bacteria and the distribution of resistant microbial species, resistant genetic material, and antibiotic compounds. Readers will discover the impact of the distribution in the environment of antimicrobial resistance genes and antibiotics on both the ecosystem and human and animal health. Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment is divided into four parts: Part I, Sources, including ecological and clinical consequences of antibiotic resistance by environmental microbes Part II, Fate, including strategies to assess and minimize the biological risk of antibiotic resistance in the environment Part III, Antimicrobial Substances and Resistance, including antibiotics in the aquatic environment Part IV, Effects and Risks, including the effect of antimicrobials used for non-human purposes on human health Recognizing the intricate links among overlapping complex systems, this book examines antimicrobial resistance using a comprehensive ecosystem approach. Moreover, the book's multidisciplinary framework applies principles of microbiology, environmental toxicology, and chemistry to assess the human and ecological risks associated with exposure to antibiotics or antibiotic resistance genes that are environmental contaminants. Each chapter has been written by one or more leading researchers in such fields as microbiology, environmental science, ecology, and toxicology. Comprehensive reference lists at the end of all chapters serve as a gateway to the primary research in the field. Presenting and analyzing the latest findings in a field of growing importance to human and environmental health, this text offers readers new insights into the role of the environment in antimicrobial resistance development, the dissemination of antimicrobial resistant genetic elements, and the transport of antibiotic resistance genes and antibiotics.
Dominic Diston J. Computational Modelling and Simulation of Aircraft and the Environment, Volume 1. Platform Kinematics and Synthetic Environment Dominic Diston J. Computational Modelling and Simulation of Aircraft and the Environment, Volume 1. Platform Kinematics and Synthetic Environment Новинка

Dominic Diston J. Computational Modelling and Simulation of Aircraft and the Environment, Volume 1. Platform Kinematics and Synthetic Environment

This first volume of Computational Modelling of Aircraft and the Environment provides a comprehensive guide to the derivation of computational models from basic physical & mathematical principles, giving the reader sufficient information to be able to represent the basic architecture of the synthetic environment. Highly relevant to practitioners, it takes into account the multi-disciplinary nature of the aerospace environment and the integrated nature of the models needed to represent it. Coupled with the forthcoming Volume 2: Aircraft Models and Flight Dynamics it represents a complete reference to the modelling and simulation of aircraft and the environment. All major principles with this book are demonstrated using MATLAB and the detailed mathematics is developed progressively and fully within the context of each individual topic area, thereby rendering the comprehensive body of material digestible as an introductory level text. The author has drawn from his experience as a modelling and simulation specialist with BAE SYSTEMS along with his more recent academic career to create a resource that will appeal to and benefit senior/graduate students and industry practitioners alike.
Russell Lopez P. The Built Environment and Public Health Russell Lopez P. The Built Environment and Public Health Новинка

Russell Lopez P. The Built Environment and Public Health

The Built Environment and Public Health The Built Environment and Public Health explores the impact on our health of the environments we build for ourselves, and how public health and urban planning can work together to build settings that that promote healthy living. This comprehensive text covers origins and foundations of the built environment as a public health focus and its joint history with urban planning, transportation and land use, infrastructure and natural disasters, assessment tools, indoor air quality, water quality, food security, health disparities, mental health, social capital, and environmental justice. The Built Environment and Public Health explores such timely issues as: Basics of the built environment and evidence for its influences How urban planning and public health intersect How infrastructure improvements can address chronic diseases and conditions Meeting the challenges of natural disasters Policies to promote walking and mass transit Approaches to assess and improve air quality and our water supply Policies that improve food security and change how Americans get their food How the built environment can address needs of vulnerable populations Evidence-based design practices for hospitals and health care facilities Mental health, stressors, and health care environments Theories and programs to improve social capital of low-income communities How the built environment addresses issues of health equity and environmental justice This important textbook and resource includes chapter learning objectives, summaries, questions for discussion, and listings of key terms. Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/lopez
Patterns of India: A Colouring Book Patterns of India: A Colouring Book Новинка

Patterns of India: A Colouring Book

For centuries, craftsmen in India have transformed stone, wood and plaster into exquisite masterworks of decorative art. The patterns created are almost limitless in their variety - from bold geometric designs to symbolic floral motifs - reflecting the diversity of India's artistic traditions. This beautiful colouring book presents a range of patterns and decorative motifs from across India, allowing you to explore designs from one of the world's most creative cultures while rendering them in colourways that are entirely your own.
Peter Newell Globalization and the Environment. Capitalism, Ecology and Power Peter Newell Globalization and the Environment. Capitalism, Ecology and Power Новинка

Peter Newell Globalization and the Environment. Capitalism, Ecology and Power

Globalization and the Environment critically explores the actors, politics and processes that govern the relationship between globalization and the environment. Taking key aspects of globalisation in turn – trade, production and finance – the book highlights the relations of power at work that determine whether globalization is managed in a sustainable way and on whose behalf. Each chapter looks in turn at the political ecology of these central pillars of the global economy, reviewing evidence of its impact on diverse ecologies and societies, its governance – the political structures, institutions and policy making processes in place to manage this relationship – and finally efforts to contest and challenge these prevailing approaches. The book makes sense of the relationship between globalisation and the environment using a range of theoretical tools from different disciplines. This helps to place the debate about the compatibility between globalisation and sustainability in an explicitly political and historical context in which it is possible to appreciate the ‘nature’ of interests and power relations that privilege some ways of responding to environmental problems over others in a context of globalisation.
Martin Crespi Root Genomics and Soil Interactions Martin Crespi Root Genomics and Soil Interactions Новинка

Martin Crespi Root Genomics and Soil Interactions

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Fully integrated and comprehensive in its coverage, Root Genomics and Soil Interactions examines the use of genome-based technologies to understand root development and adaptability to biotic and abiotic stresses and changes in the soil environment. Written by an international team of experts in the field, this timely review highlights both model organisms and important agronomic crops. Coverage includes: novel areas unveiled by genomics research basic root biology and genomic approaches applied to analysis of root responses to the soil environment. Each chapter provides a succinct yet thorough review of research.
Rudyard Kipling Plain Tales from the Hills Rudyard Kipling Plain Tales from the Hills Новинка

Rudyard Kipling Plain Tales from the Hills

Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. "Plain Tales from the Hills" was his first volume of prose fiction. Vignettes of life in British India give vivid insights into Anglo-India at work and play, and into the character of the Indians themselves. Witty, wry, sometimes cynical, these tales with their brevity and concentration of effect are landmarks in the history of the short story as an art-form.
William Tennant Thoughts on the effects of the British government on the State of India William Tennant Thoughts on the effects of the British government on the State of India Новинка

William Tennant Thoughts on the effects of the British government on the State of India

Полный вариант заголовка: «Thoughts on the effects of the British government on the State of India : accompanied with hints concerning the means of conveying civil and religious instructions to the natives of that country / by the Rev. William Tennant».
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Alexander Samson Locus Amoenus. Gardens and Horticulture in the Renaissance Alexander Samson Locus Amoenus. Gardens and Horticulture in the Renaissance Новинка

Alexander Samson Locus Amoenus. Gardens and Horticulture in the Renaissance

Locus Amoenus provides a pioneering collection of new perspectives on Renaissance garden history, and the impact of its development. Experts in the field illustrate the extent of our knowledge of how the natural world looked and how humans related to their environment. A ground-breaking collection of new perspectives on garden history Essays demonstrate the extent of our knowledge of how the natural world looked and how humans related to their environment The book's broad coverage includes botany and herbals, literary reflections of changing ideas of landscape and nature, and human's place within it Contributors come from a wide range of experts, including archaeologists, scholars and the librarian and archivist to the Royal Horticultural Society Reflects the growing emergence of this field, which has been assisted both by archaeology and ideas from green studies and environmental criticism Richly illustrated throughout
William Robertson An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India William Robertson An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India Новинка

William Robertson An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India

Полный вариант заголовка: «An historical disquisition concerning the knowledge which the ancients had of India : and the progress of trade with that country prior to the discovery of the passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope : with an appendix, containing observations on the civil policy – the laws and the judicial proceedings – the arts – the sciences – and religious institutions, of the Indians / by William Robertson, D.D.F.R.S. Ed.».
McNevin Aaron Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment McNevin Aaron Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment Новинка

McNevin Aaron Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment

Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment places aquaculture within the larger context of global population growth, increased demand for sustainable, reliable sources of food, and the responsible use of natural resources. Aquaculture production has grown rapidly in recent decades as over-exploitation and environmental degradation have drastically reduced wild fish stocks. As fish production has increased, questions have persisted about the environmental sustainability of current aquaculture practices. Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment is a timely synthesis and analysis of critical issues facing the continued growth and acceptance of aquaculture practices and products. Chapters look at the past, present, and future demands for food, aquaculture production, and tackle key issues ranging from environmental impacts of aquaculture to practical best management practices in aquaculture production. Providing broad coverage of issues that are essential to the continued development of aquaculture production, Aquaculture, Resource Use, and the Environment will be vital resource for anyone involved in the field of aquaculture.
Yates Natalie Modeling the Environment. Techniques and Tools for the 3D Illustration of Dynamic Landscapes Yates Natalie Modeling the Environment. Techniques and Tools for the 3D Illustration of Dynamic Landscapes Новинка

Yates Natalie Modeling the Environment. Techniques and Tools for the 3D Illustration of Dynamic Landscapes

A single-source guide to harnessing the power of 3D visualization tools for analysis and representation of landscapes Current technology allows designers to model environmental phenomena and space in new and exciting ways that go beyond the two-dimensional plane. The models, illustrations, and animations that can be created usher in a new paradigm of landscape representation that can become analytical tools as well as beautiful imagery. The text focuses on digital modeling methods that can be used to express rich environments using digital tools to develop, composite, and animate scenes. This full-color book provides coverage of 3D visualization tools for land planning and landscape architecture. The methods and theories in Modeling the Environment present landscape representation around a core set of ideas—scene, object, terrain, environment/atmosphere, time/dynamics, and the composite—that centers representation on human experience. Supported by www.lab.visual-logic.com, a website offering tutorials and forums, the text shows you how to use Autodesk 3ds Max to create dynamic landscape environments while also referring to a range of other tools including Google SketchUp, Autodesk Maya, and AutoCAD Civil 3D. It also demonstrates how to integrate 3D visualization tools into existing workflows, and offers critical coverage of intelligent drawings and representations, giving you a glimpse at the future of the profession. This book: Includes sections intended to build upon one another in order to understand the environment as a composite representation of multiple systems interacting Shows how to integrate 3D visualization tools into existing workflows, as opposed to offering an entirely new workflow Emphasizes modeling, animation, and simulation as both design analysis tools and presentation tools Modeling the Environment is essential reading for professionals in landscape architecture, urban planning and design, architecture, and related disciplines who are looking to be at the forefront of technology.
Peacock T.L. Crotchet Castle - Замок капризов. Peacock T.L. Crotchet Castle - Замок капризов. Новинка

Peacock T.L. Crotchet Castle - Замок капризов.

Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. In "Crotchet Castle" he did no less for the political economists, pitting his gifts of exaggeration and ridicule against scientific progress and March of Mind.
Dympna Callaghan Who Was William Shakespeare? An Introduction to the Life and Works Dympna Callaghan Who Was William Shakespeare? An Introduction to the Life and Works Новинка

Dympna Callaghan Who Was William Shakespeare? An Introduction to the Life and Works

A new study of Shakespeare’s life and times, which illuminates our understanding and appreciation of his works. Combines an accessible fully historicised treatment of both the life and the plays, suited to both undergraduate and popular audiences Looks at 24 of the most significant plays and the sonnets through the lens of various aspects of Shakespeare’s life and historical environment Addresses four of the most significant issues that shaped Shakespeare’s career: education, religion, social status, and theatre Examines theatre as an institution and the literary environment of early modern London Explains and dispatches conspiracy theories about authorship
Xiaojun Yang Urban Remote Sensing. Monitoring, Synthesis and Modeling in the Urban Environment Xiaojun Yang Urban Remote Sensing. Monitoring, Synthesis and Modeling in the Urban Environment Новинка

Xiaojun Yang Urban Remote Sensing. Monitoring, Synthesis and Modeling in the Urban Environment

Urban Remote Sensing is designed for upper level undergraduates, graduates, researchers and practitioners, and has a clear focus on the development of remote sensing technology for monitoring, synthesis and modeling in the urban environment. It covers four major areas: the use of high-resolution satellite imagery or alternative sources of image date (such as high-resolution SAR and LIDAR) for urban feature extraction; the development of improved image processing algorithms and techniques for deriving accurate and consistent information on urban attributes from remote sensor data; the development of analytical techniques and methods for deriving indicators of socioeconomic and environmental conditions that prevail within urban landscape; and the development of remote sensing and spatial analytical techniques for urban growth simulation and predictive modeling.
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia Новинка

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

In her early thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want - husband, country home, successful career - but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she felt consumed by panic and confusion. This wise and rapturous book is the story of how she left behind all these outward marks of success, and of what she found in their place. Following a divorce and a crushing depression, Gilbert set out to examine three different aspects of her nature, set against the backdrop of three different cultures: pleasure in Italy, devotion in India, and on the Indonesian island of Bali, a balance between worldly enjoyment and divine transcendence.
Islamic Arms and Armour Islamic Arms and Armour Новинка

Islamic Arms and Armour

The Royal Armouries' collection of Islamic arms and armour is one of the finest in the world. This introductory book showcases the arms and armour of the medieval and early modern periods, where a rich and vibrant diversity of military cultures existed in the Ottoman Empire, Arabia, North Africa, Persia, Afghanistan, India and Indonesia.This book is part of a series of introductions to aspects of the Royal Armouries' collection of arms and armour. Written by specialists in the field, they are packed full of fascinating information and stunning photography.
Tiwari Ashutosh Responsive Materials and Methods. State-of-the-Art Stimuli-Responsive Materials and Their Applications Tiwari Ashutosh Responsive Materials and Methods. State-of-the-Art Stimuli-Responsive Materials and Their Applications Новинка

Tiwari Ashutosh Responsive Materials and Methods. State-of-the-Art Stimuli-Responsive Materials and Their Applications

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The development of finely-tuned materials that adjust in a predictable manner by specific environment change is the recent arena of materials research. It is a newly emerging supra-disciplinary field with huge commercial potential. Stimuli-responsive materials answer by a considerable change in their properties to small changes in their environment. Responsive materials are becoming increasingly more prevalent as scientists learn about the chemistry and triggers that induce conformational changes in materials structures and devise ways to take advantage of and control them. Responsive Materials and Method offers state-of-the-art of the stimuli-responsive materials and their potential applications. This collection brings together novel methodologies and strategies adopted in the research and development of responsive materials and technology.
Falguni Pathak Falguni Pathak Новинка

Falguni Pathak

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Falguni Pathak, born March 12, 1964, is an acclaimed singer and performing artist from India, based in Mumbai. Her music is based on traditional musical forms from the Indian state of Gujarat. Since her professional debut in 1998, she has developed into an artist with a large fan following across India. Falguni Pathak rightly coined as the undisputed "Queen of Dandiya" is a hot favourite personality in the dandiya world. A very talented and energetic performer, Falguni is considered as a "Diva" amongst today's young generation. She is not just famous for her powerful vocal talents but also for her stage appearance and entertainment. She is one of the most noted and respected singers in India and abroad with a lot of fan-following. She could be rightly called today's "mover & shaker" in the field of dandiya. She is backed by a powerful and dedicated band 'Ta Thaiyaa' which provides the required punch to make the show a grand success. With a long list of shows in India and abroad Falguni has come a long way since she started off as a dandiya singer.
Danil Dzha Adventures of Indi, the Little Princess. Part 1 «Yoly» Danil Dzha Adventures of Indi, the Little Princess. Part 1 «Yoly» Новинка

Danil Dzha Adventures of Indi, the Little Princess. Part 1 «Yoly»

The events of this story unfold in India in the middle ages. A little Princess from a noble Kingdom is kidnapped by a mysterious forest creature. Her father, King Raja, and his faithful commander Sikh go in search of her. Impassable jungles, mangroves, mountain rivers, wild animals and magic await them on the way to the mysterious Spruce Forest. In the role of antagonists are the well-known archetypes of Slavic mythology, the history of which, according to one version, began in India.
Rivers Jennifer S. Natural Disasters in a Global Environment Rivers Jennifer S. Natural Disasters in a Global Environment Новинка

Rivers Jennifer S. Natural Disasters in a Global Environment

Natural Disasters in a Global Environment is a transnational, global and environmental history of natural and man-made disasters. Detailed case studies of past and present events are presented in a historical narrative, making use of the most recent scholarship. Examines a range of disasters including volcanoes, earthquakes, floods, landslides, hurricanes, famines, and more Highlights the role of science in studying natural disasters and describes the mechanisms responsible for them Features a range of case studies which can be used in conjunction with one another or as standalone examples Covers scientific material in a lucid and accessible style suited to undergraduate students or those outside of scientific disciplines Traces the transition of our understanding of disasters, from religious and superstitious explanations to contemporary scientific accounts
Michael Hensel Performance-Oriented Architecture. Rethinking Architectural Design and the Built Environment Michael Hensel Performance-Oriented Architecture. Rethinking Architectural Design and the Built Environment Новинка

Michael Hensel Performance-Oriented Architecture. Rethinking Architectural Design and the Built Environment

Architecture is on the brink. It is a discipline in crisis. Over the last two decades, architectural debate has diversified to the point of fragmentation and exhaustion. What is called for is an overarching argument or set of criteria on which to approach the design and construction of the built environment. Here, the internationally renowned architect and educator Michael Hensel advocates an entirely different way of thinking about architecture. By favouring a new focus on performance, he rejects longstanding conventions in design and the built environment. This not only bridges the gap between academia and practice, but, even more significantly, the treatment of form and function in design. It also has a far-reaching impact on knowledge production and development, placing an important emphasis on design research in architecture and the value of an interdisciplinary approach. Though ‘performance’ first evolved as a concept in the humanities in the 1940s and 1950s, it has never previously been systematically applied in architecture in an inclusive manner. Here Michael Hensel offers Performance-Orientated Architecture as an integrative approach to architectural design, the built environment and questions of sustainability. He highlights how core concepts and specific traits, such as climate, material performance and settlement patterns, can put architecture in the service of the natural environment. A wide range of examples are cited to support his argument, from traditional sustainable buildings, such as the Kahju Bridge in Isfahan and the Topkapí Palace in Istanbul to more contemporary works by Cloud 9, Foreign Office Architects, Steven Holl and OCEAN.
Ulrich Pfammatter Building for a Changing Culture and Climate. World Atlas of Sustainable Arrchitecture Ulrich Pfammatter Building for a Changing Culture and Climate. World Atlas of Sustainable Arrchitecture Новинка

Ulrich Pfammatter Building for a Changing Culture and Climate. World Atlas of Sustainable Arrchitecture

The author of this book aims to encourage an awareness of sustainability as it is implemented across all areas of planning and design, and the ability to think and act on this knowledge. This book will explore in genuine depth the sustainable strategies that could be applied, along with the practical work of key figures in the built environment, setting these against historical experiences and traditional cultures. It also aimes to revive the discourse around these subjects. Achieving this will require the involvement of architects and structural, energy and environmental engineers, construction businesses and specialists, research institutes and universities. The five chapters and 333 show-cased projects reflect important stages in the architectural and engineering-based design process, stages which need to be addressed when dealing with sustainable strategies in the built environment.
Delhi: Architectural Guide Delhi: Architectural Guide Новинка

Delhi: Architectural Guide

The prolific architectural legacy of Delhi is remarkable not only for its antiquity but also its diversity. While the period of antiquity encompass various types of Hindu, Islamic and Colonial architecture, it is modern architecture that laid the foundation of post-independent development of the city. Today, the city has been engulfed by an explosion of the built environment. One has to search for the forgotten or obscure jewels of architecture. Architectural Guide Delhi introduces over 200 of these known or obscure examples of Delhi's architecture particularly those built after india s independence in 1947. All projects presented with over 450 photographs, texts and drawings have been contributed by various architectural practitioners in Delhi. Information about each entry is enhanced by geo-data in the form of QR codes.
Embroidering Lives: Women's Work and Skill in the Lucknow Embroidery Industry Embroidering Lives: Women's Work and Skill in the Lucknow Embroidery Industry Новинка

Embroidering Lives: Women's Work and Skill in the Lucknow Embroidery Industry

Fusing aesthetic and economic analyses, Embroidering Lives investigates the lives and work of women in the chikan embroidery industry of Lucknow, India. Richly descriptive and accessibly written, the book explores many important issues in women's studies, anthropology, and urban development today - the impact of purdah (seclusion of women) upon women's work and occupational opportunities, the key role of sub-contractors in home-based industry, the need to understand a handicraft from its makers' point of view, and the role of development agencies and programs.
Nitin Arora Does India have a stable demand for money function after reforms? A macroeconometric analysis Nitin Arora Does India have a stable demand for money function after reforms? A macroeconometric analysis Новинка

Nitin Arora Does India have a stable demand for money function after reforms? A macroeconometric analysis

The present study analyzes the stability of the demand for money function in India over the period 1991:M4–2014:M9 using co-integration and Vector Error Correction Mechanism (VECM ) framework. From analysis, it has been observed that there exists a stable demand for money function in India during the post-reforms period, i. e. a long-run relationship does exist between demand for real balances, national output (Yt ), rate of interest (Rt) and exchange rate (ERt). Two variables Yt and ERt have been observed to be affecting demand for real balances positively, while the observed effect of M2 is negative. Thus, the signs and magnitudes of all three regressors have been observed according to a-priori information without any paradoxical situation.
Kalin Mitjan Tribology of Ceramics and Composites. Materials Science Perspective Kalin Mitjan Tribology of Ceramics and Composites. Materials Science Perspective Новинка

Kalin Mitjan Tribology of Ceramics and Composites. Materials Science Perspective

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This book helps students and practicing scientists alike understand that a comprehensive knowledge about the friction and wear properties of advanced materials is essential to further design and development of new materials. With important introductory chapters on the fundamentals, processing, and applications of tribology, the book then examines in detail the nature and properties of materials, the friction and wear of structural ceramics, bioceramics, biocomposites, and nanoceramics, as well as lightweight composites and the friction and wear of ceramics in a cryogenic environment.
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A concise and engaging overview of endocrine disruption phenomena that brings complex concepts within the reach of non-specialists For most of the last decade, the science of endocrine disruption has evolved with more definitive evidence of its damaging potential to health and environment. This book lists the major environmental chemicals of concern and their mechanism of endocrine disruption including remedial measures for them. Divided into three parts, Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment begins with an overview of the endocrine system and endocrine disruptors, discussing their salient features and presenting a historical perspective of endocrine disruption phenomena. It then goes on to cover hormone-signaling mechanisms, followed by various broad classes of putative endocrine disruptors, before introducing readers to environmental epigenetic modifications. Part two of the book focuses on removal processes of various EDCs by biotic and abiotic transformation/degradation. The last section consists of four chapters embracing themes on finding solutions to environmental EDCs—including their detection, regulation, replacement, and remediation. Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment is the first book to detail the endocrine effects of several known environmental contaminants and their mechanism of endocrine disruption. Additionally, it: Covers both the chemistry and biology of endocrine disruption and compiles almost all the known endocrine disrupting environmental chemicals and their mechanisms of toxicity Addresses policy and regulatory issues relevant to EDCs including scientific uncertainty and precautionary policy Brings forth the use of Green Chemistry principles in avoiding endocrine disruption in the designing and screening for safer chemicals and remediation of the EDCs in aquatic environment Includes a useful glossary of technical terms, a list of acronyms, topical references, and a subject index Endocrine Disruptors in the Environment is an ideal book for environmental chemists and endocrine toxicologists, developmental biologists, endocrinologists, epidemiologists, environmental health scientists and advocates, and regulatory officials tasked with risk assessment in environment and health areas.
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