Science In The Archives

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643253X
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Thoroughly exploring the practices, politics, economics, and potential of the sciences of the archives, this volume reveals the essential historical dimension of the sciences, while also adding a much-needed long-term perspective to ...

Past Present And Future Of Statistical Science

Author: Xihong Lin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482204983
Size: 21.33 MB
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The book is not only about statistics and science but also about people and their passion for discovery. Distinguished authors present expository articles on a broad spectrum of topics in statistical education, research, and applications.

Isotopes In The Water Cycle

Author: Pradeep K. Aggarwal
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402066719
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Environmental isotope and nuclear techniques provide unmatched insights into the processes governing the water cycle and its variability.

Rising Seas

Author: Vivien Gornitz
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231147384
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She focuses on several understudied historical events, including the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Anomaly, the Messinian salinity crisis, the rapid filling of the Black Sea (which may have inspired the story of Noah's flood), and the Storrega ...

Science For All

Author: Peter J. Bowler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226068668
Size: 57.46 MB
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Peter J. Bowler surveys the books, serial works, magazines, and newspapers published between 1900 and the outbreak of World War II to show that practicing scientists were very active in writing about their work for a general readership.

The Case For Books

Author: Robert Darnton
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 158648902X
Size: 22.97 MB
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In this lasting collection of essays, Robert Darnton--an intellectual pioneer in the field of this history of the book--lends unique authority to the life, role, and legacy of the book in society."--P. 4 of cover.

Anthropologies And Futures

Author: Juan Francisco Salazar
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474264891
Size: 40.83 MB
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This ground-breaking text is a call for more engaged, interventional and applied anthropologies. It is essential reading for students and researchers in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, design and research methods.

Traces Of The Future

Author: Paul Wenzel Geissler
Publisher: Intellect (UK)
ISBN: 9781783207251
Size: 12.79 MB
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This book presents a close look at the vestiges of twentieth-century medical work at five key sites in Africa: Senegal, Nigeria, Cameroon, Kenya, and Tanzania.

Climate Change

Author: Marie-Antoinette Méli?res
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118708520
Size: 38.21 MB
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The whole of Part 4 (Recent evolution in the climate) summarizes the consequences of the recent global warming. The interest here is to illustrate the observed impact on the planet of a global climate change.

The Northern North Atlantic

Author: Priska Schäfer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642568769
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Present. and. Past. Oceanographic. Controls. of. Sediment. Formation. in. the.
North. Atlantic-. Arctic. Gateway. (A ... Academy of Sciences, Im Neuenheimer
Feld 229, 69 1 20 Heidelberg, Germany Abstract: This concluding chapter
presents a critical appraisal of the ... of pelagic dimensions which will, in turn,
have an impact on the ocean floor deposits as an archive of the global envi-
future of all mankind.