Archive For The “World” Category
By H. S. Jacobs (auth.), H. S. Jacobs, R. F. Harrison, J. Bonnar, W. Thompson (eds.)
By Michael C. Hickey
How greater to appreciate background than throughout the phrases of these who lived it? Competing Voices from the Russian Revolution: battling phrases provides files that underscore the intense richness of public dialogue approximately key occasions and matters in the course of the 1917 Russian Revolution, one of many pivotal occasions in sleek historical past. conscientiously edited and annotated, the records support make clear the problems whereas revealing the vast variety of how during which Russians understood the occasions unfolding round them. targeting public rhetoric and debate in Russia from the outbreak of global struggle I in 1914 in the course of the dissolution of the Constituent meeting in January 1918, the files current the perspectives not just of key political figures, but additionally of standard males and women—mothers, squaddies, manufacturing unit staff, peasants, scholars, businesspeople, and knowledgeable pros.
By Daniel Power
The interval from the overdue 10th to the early fourteenth centuries used to be essentially the most dynamic in ecu heritage. Latin Christendom stumbled on a brand new self belief which has left its mark upon the panorama within the type of the nice cathedrals and castles, whereas millions of latest cities and villages have been based. The continent used to be carved up into dynastic kingdoms and principalities from which the ecu kingdom method could evolve. An age of significant spiritual enthusiasm, it constructed a darker part within the kind of the Crusades and the persecution of heretics and Jews.
In this ebook seven specialists within the box study how Europe was once reworked within the relevant center a while. Thematic chapters examine the political, social, financial, spiritual and highbrow heritage of Latin Christendom, and hint its enlargement to the north, south and east. in addition to many generic subject matters the authors speak about much less popular elements of the interval resembling the preferred event of faith or the hot kingdoms of east-central Europe. The e-book encompasses a chronology of advancements, a word list, maps, illustrations and assistance for extra examining.
By Bengt Jangfeldt
Axel Munthe: the line to San Michele tells for the 1st time the riveting life-story of a unprecedented person, who got here to outline the days he lived in. The precociously shiny son of a Swedish pharmacist, Axel Munthe labored lower than Jean Martin Charcot, and in 1880, grew to become the youngest medical professional in French heritage. via the Eighteen Nineties, he was once world-famous for his therapeutic powers, believed by means of a few to be supernatural. He moved within the so much vibrant and exalted circles of fin-de-si?cle Europe, counting among his buddies Henry James, Howard Carter, Rainer Maria Rilke, woman Ottoline Morrell and count number Zeppelin. even though health care professional to the Swedish courtroom, the place he turned the sweetheart of the Crown Princess Victoria, Munthe was once extra at domestic with nature than with humans. He travelled via remotest Lapland, in addition to throughout Europe, and his nice love was once animals, which he went to nice lengths to guard. In 1929 he released the tale of San Michele, an account of his lifestyles, shot via together with his love for Italy and Capri, the place he outfitted a chicken sanctuary and the home of his desires, the Villa San Michele. The e-book grew to become a world most sensible vendor, translated into forty languages, and has turn into one of many classics of the final century. Bengt Jangfeldt is the 1st individual to have passed through Munthe’s diaries, letters and notebooks to provide this definitive account of 1 of twentieth Century Europe’s so much vivid figures. Written with the verve and enthusiasm of its topic, Axel Munthe: the line to San Michele conjures up a misplaced time, a lifetime of passions, and a guy who believed in each experience within the strength of goals.
By Neill Lochery
"Lisbon and Portugal's most sensible days are in the back of it" is a standard subject recommend through writers who concentration their realization at the golden period of Portuguese discoveries, the Empire, and the function of Lisbon as a big Atlantic energy. Neill Lochery's booklet demonstrates that Portugal isn't really being affected by inevitable decline.
Out of the Shadows is an entire account of post-authoritarian democratic Portugal following the revolution of April 1974. From the outset it used to be transparent to the writer that this used to be no longer easily going to be a ebook approximately Portugal. one of many significant misunderstandings of the post-revolution period has been the over focus on family over foreign components in assisting to form its tale. the U.S. seemed the Revolution as a strategic possibility to its pursuits in Europe either by way of wasting Portugal to the Soviet Union and the capability domino impact of this at the remainder of Southern and Western Europe. Having emerged from its monetary obstacle and bail out and therefore "out of the shadows," it is a kingdom of serious relevance to Europe today.
Meticulously researched, in keeping with documentary assets in addition to own bills of witnesses to the occasions defined, Out of the Shadows makes transparent how major Portugal has been and remains.
By Tim S Roberts
By Todor Metchkov
Chapter 1 Florence Nightingale—Handmaid of Civilization (pages 5–12): G. E. W. Wolstenholme
Chapter 2 reaction to Emergencies, nationwide and foreign (pages 13–24): Y. Hentsch
Chapter three the recent Priorities in Tropical medication (pages 25–36): Maurice King
Chapter four The overall healthiness Corps in Iran: An method of the higher Distribution of healthiness assets in distant parts (pages 37–54): M. Dadgar and G. Saroukhanian
Chapter five An instance of an built-in method of future health Care: The Turkish nationwide well-being providers (pages 55–76): Nusret H. Fisek
Chapter 6 Experiments in increasing the agricultural wellbeing and fitness carrier in People's China (pages 77–93): J. S. Horn
Chapter 7 Backcloth to the nationwide healthiness provider in England and Wales (pages 95–101):
Chapter eight The kin Care workforce: Philosophy, difficulties, chances (pages 103–115): Lisbeth Hockey
Chapter nine Paediatrics and the group (pages 117–127): Giulio J. Barbero
Chapter 10 Paramedical Paradoxes—Challenges and chance (pages 129–141): Timothy D. Baker
Chapter eleven New ideas in clinical schooling (pages 143–155): E. Braga
Chapter 12 Philosophy of administration: where of the pro Administrator (pages 157–166): B. L. Salmon
Chapter thirteen Teamwork at Ministry point (pages 167–176): Antonio Ordonez?Plaja
Chapter 14 psychological wellbeing and fitness Care: A growing to be drawback to groups (pages 177–190): J. A. C. De Kock Van Leeuwen
Chapter 15 Volunteers—Their Use and Misuse (pages 191–215): Alec G. Dickson
Chapter sixteen Teamwork for international wellbeing and fitness: own Conclusions and proposals (pages 217–224): F. G. younger
By Research Group, The Women's Outerwear Research Group
By B. A. Stout
Enough meals provides and an inexpensive caliber of existence require power - either in advertisement and non-commercial varieties. This instruction manual is meant as a reference for those who need a entire evaluation of power for agriculture, lots of whom can be found in distant parts with restricted library assets. the aim is to place strength for agriculture in point of view by means of providing quite a few nationwide and nearby examples of power utilization. because the early Nineteen Seventies, global petroleum costs have fluctuated from US 3/barrel to greater than US 40/barrel in 1981, after which again to one-third of the height expense this present day. for that reason, the agricultural quarter relies seriously on non-commercial power resources. Availability of such strength is extremely site-specific. This instruction manual bargains commonly with non-commercial strength - its assets, the applied sciences for changing power to extra precious gaseous and liquid kinds, and its final end-uses. photos, tables, line drawings and graphs are used largely. Over six hundred references are indexed in addition to business enterprise names and addresses for acquiring additional info.