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Tuberculosis: Voices of the Unheard by WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

By WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

This ebook is a pictorial in keeping with a photograph shoot performed by way of Italian photographer Ricardo Venturi and subsidized by way of WHO and the cease TB Partnership in Afghanistan in 2007. The photograph shoot was once performed together with the stopover at of world cease TB Ambassador Ms Anna Cataldi, who has helped elevate aid for tuberculosis regulate, tuberculosis sufferers and affected households in Afghanistan. those award successful pictures spell out the agony because of a affliction lengthy forgotten yet nonetheless haunting millions of lives within the state.

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Kana de Manga (Manga University Presents) by Glenn Kardy

By Glenn Kardy

American popular culture is popping eastern. each day, hundreds of thousands of children spend hours observing anime on comic strip community and analyzing mobile book-sized comics known as manga. From "Spirited Away" to Shonen bounce, if the label says "Made in Japan" it is thought of cool. yet what so that it will get pleasure from anime and manga in its unique language? Written jap involves 3 scripts: the phonetic hiragana and katakana syllabaries, each one made from forty six characters (collectively often called kana); and kanji, a fancy set of characters in line with chinese language ideographs. Hiragana and katakana are the genuine "ABCs of Japanese," as they are often used to jot down entire sentences. teenagers in Japan discover ways to learn and write hiragana and katakana lengthy prior to they're brought to kanji. such a lot manga specified towards the youngest readers in Japan also are written thoroughly in kana. "Kana de Manga" makes studying kana effortless and enjoyable for college students who already take pleasure in jap comics. every one web page has a funny manga representation representing a notice that starts off with the hiragana or katakana personality featured prominently on the most sensible. a quick clarification accompanies every one drawing; the English an identical of the note is given; and there's a paintings region the place scholars can perform writing the characters. Is the anime-and-manga increase only a fad? possibly. but when it conjures up children to wish to profit concerning the eastern language and tradition, then it's a fad educators and scholars alike should still include.

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Time, Space, and Society: Geographical Societal Perpectives by A. Kellerman

By A. Kellerman

Time and area are of the main easy dimensions of human lifestyles. They envelop all humans from start to loss of life. As such, they supply the context for human life. whilst, notwithstanding, time and area additionally function significant influencing elements in mankind's activities. consequently, an unlimited literature has constructed on time and house as separate dimensions, and lately on time-space as joint dimensions. apparently sufficient, the social connotations of time and house have typically been studied with the person person in brain. The extra societal importance of time and house, no matter if individually or together, were rather overlooked. it's the function of this quantity to assist fill this lacuna via discussions on many of the many junctions of time, area, and society at huge. The dialogue will obviously contain ideas and findings from greater than only one self-discipline -- particularly, geography, sociology, social heritage and political technology. it really is, therefore, visible that the subject will be highlighted from a number of views. Given my very own schooling and paintings, the technique will lean extra to the geographical standpoint. Geography has a different advantage as an integrating framework for the learn of time, house, and society. it's a self-discipline that has house on the middle of its raison d'etre and, as such, has continuously striven for integration, holism and comprehensiveness.

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The builder's companion by William Pain

By William Pain

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Tool Kits in Regional Science: Theory, Models, and by Michael Sonis (auth.), Michael Sonis, Geoffrey J. D. Hewings

By Michael Sonis (auth.), Michael Sonis, Geoffrey J. D. Hewings (eds.)

Regional technological know-how is now greater than 50 years outdated; within the final 20 years, major advances in technique have happened, spurred largely by way of entry to desktops. the diversity of analytical concepts now on hand is big; this books presents a sampling of the toolkit that's now on the disposal of analysts drawn to figuring out and reading the complexity of the spatial constitution of sub- nationwide economies. The set of instruments levels from the extra conventional (input-output) to new advancements in computable basic equilibrium versions, nonlinear dynamics, neural modelling and innovation.

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Iranisch-semitische Kulturbegegnung in parthischer Zeit by Geo Widengren

By Geo Widengren

I. Politische Übersicht.- II. Verkehrswege und ökonomische Verhältnisse.- III. Kunst und Architektur.- IV. Die sprachlichen Verhältnisse.- V. Die Literatur.- VI. Geschichtsauffassung.- VII. Religion.- VIII. Die Geburtsstätten des Erlösers.- IX. Schlußwort.- Beigabe I. Parthische Lehnwörter im Mandäischen.- Beigabe II.- Beigabe III.- Beigabe IV.- Summary.- Resumé.- Abkürzungen.- Ausgewählte Bibliographie.- Verzeichnis der Abbildungen.- Verfasserregister.- sign up der Berichtigungen oder Supplierungen gewisser Artikel in Brockelmann, Lexicon Syriacum, Ed. sec..- Stichwortverzeichnis.- Nachwort.

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Dynamics and Geomorphology of Mountain Rivers by Peter Ergenzinger, Karl-Heinz Schmidt

By Peter Ergenzinger, Karl-Heinz Schmidt

The publication concentrates on hydrological and geomorphological strategies in mountain rivers with nearly all of the contributions concentrating on the Alps.
Methods and result of study in strong load delivery and river mattress dynamics are provided by means of overseas authors. The authors come from earth technology and engineering associations and either sensible and theoretical elements of mountain river learn are addressed.
The ebook is a precious consultant and resource of knowledge on difficulties of environmental making plans and safeguard, river administration and probability assessment.

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Surreal Eden : Edward James and Las Pozas by James, Edward; Mann, Sally; Hooks, Margaret; James, Edward

By James, Edward; Mann, Sally; Hooks, Margaret; James, Edward Frank Willis

Icons of surrealism corresponding to the Lobster mobile and Mae West Lips couch wouldn't exist if it were not for Edward James. Born into impressive wealth his father used to be a scion of the Phelps-Dodge dynasty, his mom a stunning socialite stated to be the daughter of King Edward VII James accrued one of many best collections of surrealist paintings and was once the main benefactor of Salvador Dal , Leonora Carrington, and Rene Magritte. He lavished his fortune on an ostentatious way of life and landmark inventive ventures similar to Dal 's Dream of Venus pavilion on the 1939 World's reasonable and a chain of surprising Balanchine ballets for his spouse, the unique Viennese dancer Tilly Losch.

Turning his again at the strictures of britain, a faltering profession as a poet, and his failed marriage, James the movable ceremonial dinner round Europe after which headed for the USA and Nineteen Forties la, the place he used to be a member of the colony of artists and writers that incorporated guy Ray, Isamu Noguchi, and Christopher Isherwood. however it used to be eventually in Mexico that he felt at domestic and have become an artist in his personal correct, developing the notable Las Pozas, within the distant city of Xilitla, a space abounding in waterfalls and wild orchids. operating with neighborhood Otomi Indians, he sculpted the jungle, illuminated the wooded area, and equipped parapets within the sky. Award-winning biographer Margaret Hooks tells the unusual, frequently tragic story of his existence and the production of his surreal masterpiece, captured exquisitely in pictures by means of Sally Mann, Michael Schuyt, Lourdes Almeida, and others

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Frontiers of Geographic Information Technology by Sanjay Rana, Jayant Sharma

By Sanjay Rana, Jayant Sharma

Even if designed basically for machine mapping and research, Geographic info platforms have, for a few years, been 'coupled' to different 'allied' applied sciences. This coupling or integration has happened for your time as a result of the barriers in commercially on hand structures. It has happened in numerous parts together with visualisation (virtual reality), simulation (pedestrian, city modelling), facts garage and administration (distributed or web GIS) and choice help. The chapters of the booklet, written by way of a global workforce of specialists study numerous of those discrete components, focussing at the use of GIS and the know-how it's been allied to.

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Senegal (Modern World Nations) by Janet H. Gritzner

By Janet H. Gritzner

; very good introductory texts.; those information-packed volumes offer accomplished overviews of every nation's humans, geography, background, executive, economic climate, and tradition; Full-colour illustrations and full-colour maps all through accomplished overviews of every nation's humans, geography, historical past, govt, economic climate, and tradition

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