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Jawadekar, N.
Conservation of the environment and coping with different problems faced by nations both developed and developing is a worldwide issue. This encyclopaedia presents a comprehensive list of terms used in Environment Science and different topics related with the Environment. As the structure of this glossary consists of many different types of users from end users to developers and translators, the present work is recommended as both a source and ready reference for students, teachers as well as environmentalists. The encyclopaedia includes either words that may be those used uniquely in the field or more common words that have a special meaning in the context of Environment Science, phrases, acronyms and other abbreviations and several type of entries not usually found in reference works pertaining to Environment Science. Some of the entries pertain to government and private research institutions and programs related to the Environment Science fields. 391pp. N.B. Edges and corners of boards and D/J bumped. Two small closed tears to bottom edge of D/J.
SBS Publishers, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Indian Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788189741518
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Inventory #25009
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Gagnier De Mendoza, Mary Jane
Almost twenty years ago, a young Canadian woman, Mary Jane Gagnier, travelled through Mexico on a journey of self-exploration. One evening on the zocalo in Oaxaca, she met a weaver from the nearby village of Teotitlan del Valle, who offered his uncles' help in repairing her broken clarinet. Shortly thereafter the two were married, and rather instantly the Ontario native with wanderlust found herself intimately immersed in the culture and traditions of her new home. Fiestas are synonymous with Mexico and daily ceremonial rituals and celebrations are at the center of Oaxaca's spiritual and social life. Gagnier de Mendoza chronicles the festival cycle in Teotitlan, a Zapotec village located fifteen miles from the capitol. The fiestas here center on the complex art of hosting, whether for family gatherings or religious ceremonies that involves traditional cooking and flower arranging, candle making and fireworks. Throughout the year, village brass bands regularly line the streets in processions featuring plumed dancers and masked actors. Beginning with Christmas posadas through Fiesta of the Black Christ of Esquipulas, pre-wedding and wedding celebrations, Lent and Holy Week, post-Easter revelry celebrating the patron saints, to the conclusion of the festival cycle with Day of the Dead, this memoir chronicles the spirit-life of an ancient community that day after day honors its gods as itself. 159pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2005, Card Covers/Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0890134456
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Inventory #20600
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Priced for the Two Volumes:Volume 115 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains 20 obituaries of recently deceased Fellows of the British Academy and an essay on James Bryce (President of the Academy, 1913-1917). Memoirs of Fellows have previously been published in the same annual Proceedings volume as that containing the British Academy's Lectures. The Biographical Memoirs are henceforth to be published in a volume of their own, within the Proceedings sequence. 463pp. and 019726302X Volume 120 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains 25 obituaries of recently deceased Fellows of the British Academy.554pp.Published 2003.
Oxford University Press, 2002, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0197262783
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Inventory #13261
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Hughes, J. Donald
Edges of covers slightly rubbed. 137pp.
Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #22041
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Catherwood, Christopher
Previous owners inscription to ffep.Mass murder, ethnic cleansing, genocide, hatred and rage: all these have taken on new meaning for Americans after the horrors of September 11th 2001. But that infamous day was not one on which the world changed. Rather, it was the day that the USA joined the rest of the world in a struggle far older than most Americans realize. Suddenly, remote spots like Bosnia or Kosovo have become easier to understand, places that have faced death and destruction for centuries. This text explores much of the background to the strife that the globe faces. In particular, Christopher Catherwood shows how religion and national pride, which are supposed to be positive forces, can become perverted ideologies that arouse hatred, slaughter and war. Religion has often been ignored as a vital component in understanding the awakened forces of nationalism. Catherwood not only seeks to correct that imbalance but to empower the reader to comprehend our troubled world. If we understand our history and experiences, and the ways in which they can be manipulated for evil ends, then we are much better placed to solve the problems that grow from them in the present.185pp.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised and Updated Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 074250090X
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Inventory #25471
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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