the rise of amphibians – 365 million years of evolution



Cosmic Evolution – The Rise of Complexity in Nature Cosmic Evolution – The Rise of Complexity in Nature Новинка

Cosmic Evolution – The Rise of Complexity in Nature

Cosmic Evolution – The Rise of Complexity in Nature
Rainer Schoch R. Amphibian Evolution. The Life of Early Land Vertebrates Rainer Schoch R. Amphibian Evolution. The Life of Early Land Vertebrates Новинка

Rainer Schoch R. Amphibian Evolution. The Life of Early Land Vertebrates

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This book focuses on the first vertebrates to conquer land and their long journey to become fully independent from the water. It traces the origin of tetrapod features and tries to explain how and why they transformed into organs that permit life on land. Although the major frame of the topic lies in the past 370 million years and necessarily deals with many fossils, it is far from restricted to paleontology. The aim is to achieve a comprehensive picture of amphibian evolution. It focuses on major questions in current paleobiology: how diverse were the early tetrapods? In which environments did they live, and how did they come to be preserved? What do we know about the soft body of extinct amphibians, and what does that tell us about the evolution of crucial organs during the transition to land? How did early amphibians develop and grow, and which were the major factors of their evolution? The Topics in Paleobiology Series is published in collaboration with the Palaeontological Association, and is edited by Professor Mike Benton, University of Bristol. Books in the series provide a summary of the current state of knowledge, a trusted route into the primary literature, and will act as pointers for future directions for research. As well as volumes on individual groups, the series will also deal with topics that have a cross-cutting relevance, such as the evolution of significant ecosystems, particular key times and events in the history of life, climate change, and the application of a new techniques such as molecular palaeontology. The books are written by leading international experts and will be pitched at a level suitable for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers in both the paleontological and biological sciences.
Standard Spanish, English and Scientific Names of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico Standard Spanish, English and Scientific Names of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico Новинка

Standard Spanish, English and Scientific Names of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico

Standard Spanish, English and Scientific Names of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico.
Garcia Marquez G. One Hundred Years of Solitude Garcia Marquez G. One Hundred Years of Solitude Новинка

Garcia Marquez G. One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women -- brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul -- this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.
Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution Новинка

Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution

Microcosmos brings together the remarkable discoveries of microbiology of the past two decades and the pioneering research of Dr. Margulis to create a vivid new picture of the world that is crucial to our understanding of the future of the planet. Addressed to general readers, the book provides a beautifully written view of evolution as a process based on interdependency and thei nterconnectedness of all life on the planet.
C. Summerhayes P. Earth's Climate Evolution C. Summerhayes P. Earth's Climate Evolution Новинка

C. Summerhayes P. Earth's Climate Evolution

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To understand climate change today, we first need to know how Earth’s climate changed over the past 450 million years. Finding answers depends upon contributions from a wide range of sciences, not just the rock record uncovered by geologists. In Earth’s Climate Evolution, Colin Summerhayes analyzes reports and records of past climate change dating back to the late 18th century to uncover key patterns in the climate system. The book will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about future climate change. The book takes a unique approach to the subject providing a description of the greenhouse and icehouse worlds of the past 450 million years since land plants emerged, ignoring major earlier glaciations like that of Snowball Earth, which occurred around 600 million years ago in a world free of land plants. It describes the evolution of thinking in palaeoclimatology and introduces the main players in the field and how their ideas were received and, in many cases, subsequently modified. It records the arguments and discussions about the merits of different ideas along the way. It also includes several notes made from the author’s own personal involvement in palaeoclimatological and palaeoceanographic studies, and from his experience of working alongside several of the major players in these fields in recent years. This book will be an invaluable reference for both undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in related fields and will also be of interest to historians of science and/or geology, climatology and oceanography. It should also be of interest to the wider scientific and engineering community, high school science students, policy makers, and environmental NGOs. Reviews: «Outstanding in its presentation of the facts and a good read in the way that it intersperses the climate story with the author's own experiences. [This book] puts the climate story into a compelling geological history.» -Dr. James Baker «The book is written in very clear and concise prose, [and takes] original, enlightening, and engaging approach to talking about 'ideas' from the perspective of the scientists who promoted them.» -Professor Christopher R. Scotese «A thrilling ride through continental drift and its consequences.» – Professor Gerald R. North «Written in a style and language which can be easily understood by laymen as well as scientists.» – Professor Dr Jörn Thiede «What makes this book particularly distinctive is how well it builds in the narrative of change in ideas over time.» – Holocene book reviews, May 2016 «This is a fascinating book and the author’s biographical approach gives it great human appeal.» – E Adlard
Hazem Kandil Inside the Brotherhood Hazem Kandil Inside the Brotherhood Новинка

Hazem Kandil Inside the Brotherhood

This is the first in-depth study of the relationship between the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and its own members. Drawing on years of participant observation, extensive interviews, previously inaccessible organizational documents, and dozens of memoirs and writings, the book provides an intimate portrayal of the recruitment and socialization of Brothers, the evolution of their intricate social networks, and the construction of the peculiar ideology that shapes their everyday practices. Drawing on his original research, Kandil reinterprets the Brotherhood’s slow rise and rapid downfall from power in Egypt, and compares it to the Islamist subsidiaries it created and the varieties it inspired around the world. This timely book will be of great interest to students and scholars of the politics of the Middle East and to anyone who wants to understand the dramatic events unfolding in Egypt and elsewhere in the wake of the Arab uprisings.
Peter Bellwood First Migrants. Ancient Migration in Global Perspective Peter Bellwood First Migrants. Ancient Migration in Global Perspective Новинка

Peter Bellwood First Migrants. Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

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The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical elements in the evolution of human lifeways. The first volume to chart global human migration and population dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory, in all regions of the world An archaeological odyssey that details the initial spread of early humans out of Africa approximately two million years ago, through the Ice Ages, and down to the continental and island migrations of agricultural populations within the past 10,000 years Employs archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence to demonstrate how migration has always been a vital and complex element in explaining the evolution of the human species Outlines how significant migrations have affected population diversity in every region of the world Clarifies the importance of the development of agriculture as a migratory imperative in later prehistory Fully referenced with detailed maps throughout
The Rise of Financial Capitalism: International Capital Markets in the Age of Reason (Studies in Monetary and Financial History) The Rise of Financial Capitalism: International Capital Markets in the Age of Reason (Studies in Monetary and Financial History) Новинка

The Rise of Financial Capitalism: International Capital Markets in the Age of Reason (Studies in Monetary and Financial History)

This work establishes the existence of a sophisticated and smoothly functioning system of financial markets in the mercantile states of northwestern Europe throughout the 1700s. Based on computer analysis of thousands of price quotes from the financial press of the eighteenth century, the results should force both historians and economists to reevaluate their understanding of the evolution of financial markets and their importance for the economic developments of that era.
Peter Bellwood First Islanders. Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia Peter Bellwood First Islanders. Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia Новинка

Peter Bellwood First Islanders. Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia

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Incorporating research findings over the last twenty years, First Islanders examines the human prehistory of Island Southeast Asia. This fascinating story is explored from a broad swathe of multidisciplinary perspectives and pays close attention to migration in the period dating from 1.5 million years ago to the development of Indic kingdoms late in the first millennium CE.
Oleg Kot The Dot of Noah’s-Darwin’s: the Ark, evolution, totemism and interspecific wars. Correspondence with anthropological journals Oleg Kot The Dot of Noah’s-Darwin’s: the Ark, evolution, totemism and interspecific wars. Correspondence with anthropological journals Новинка

Oleg Kot The Dot of Noah’s-Darwin’s: the Ark, evolution, totemism and interspecific wars. Correspondence with anthropological journals

Summing up the result of a research of a totemic problem, the author came to a conclusion that Totemism arose owing to impact of insuperable circumstances on mentality of the person of the emergency situation taking place fifty eight thousand years ago.
Peter Brown The Rise of Western Christendom. Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000 Peter Brown The Rise of Western Christendom. Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000 Новинка

Peter Brown The Rise of Western Christendom. Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000

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This tenth anniversary revised edition of the authoritative text on Christianity’s first thousand years of history features a new preface, additional color images, and an updated bibliography. The essential general survey of medieval European Christendom, Brown’s vivid prose charts the compelling and tumultuous rise of an institution that came to wield enormous religious and secular power. • Clear and vivid history of Christianity’s rise and its pivotal role in the making of Europe • Written by the celebrated Princeton scholar who originated of the field of study known as ‘late antiquity’ • Includes a fully updated bibliography and index
Anderson John B. Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula Anderson John B. Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula Новинка

Anderson John B. Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series. Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula presents the analysis of data collected during the SHALDRIL program, which sampled the most complete Cenozoic stratigraphic section in the Antarctic Peninsula. The stratigraphic intervals sampled fill major gaps in the existing stratigraphic record in the region, which is believed to have been the last place in Antarctica to become fully glaciated and, as such, the last refugium for plants and animals living on the continent. Providing previously unpublished results from studies aimed at improving our understanding of the changes in climate, glacial setting, and fauna and flora that took place over the past 30 million years, the volume highlights include discussions of marine seismic and drill core records documenting the initial growth and expansion of an ice sheet across the northernmost Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf in the northwestern Weddell Sea. The book features: Detailed vegetation and phytoplankton evolution from greenhouse through icehouse conditions in Antarctica's last refugium Sand grain texture and micromorphology indicating ice sheet control of weathering style Exhumational history around the Drake Passage margins from thermochronology and sediment provenance Comprehensive review of the opening of the ocean passageway between Antarctica and South America and the associated regional tectonics. Tectonic, Climatic, and Cryospheric Evolution of the Antarctic Peninsula will be of interest to geologists, climatologists, and glaciologists interested in climate and cryosphere evolution and those factors that regulate it.
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Tender Is the Night Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Tender Is the Night Новинка

Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Tender Is the Night

Tender is the Night (1934), tells the story of the rise and fall of Dick Diver, a promising young psychoanalyst, and his wife, Nicole, who is also one of his patients. The early 1930s, when Fitzgerald worked on the book, were the darkest years of his life, and the novel's bleakness reflects the author's own experiences.
Goodman David J. An Introduction to Architectural Theory. 1968 to the Present Goodman David J. An Introduction to Architectural Theory. 1968 to the Present Новинка

Goodman David J. An Introduction to Architectural Theory. 1968 to the Present

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A sharp and lively text that covers issues in depth but not to the point that they become inaccessible to beginning students, An Introduction to Architectural Theory is the first narrative history of this period, charting the veritable revolution in architectural thinking that has taken place, as well as the implications of this intellectual upheaval. The first comprehensive and critical history of architectural theory over the last fifty years surveys the intellectual history of architecture since 1968, including criticisms of high modernism, the rise of postmodern and poststructural theory, critical regionalism and tectonics Offers a comprehensive overview of the significant changes that architectural thinking has undergone in the past fifteen years Includes an analysis of where architecture stands and where it will likely move in the coming years
Олег Варламов Mivar NETs and logical inference with the linear complexity Олег Варламов Mivar NETs and logical inference with the linear complexity Новинка

Олег Варламов Mivar NETs and logical inference with the linear complexity

MIVAR: Transition from Productions to Bipartite Graphs MIVAR Nets and Practical Realization of Automated Constructor of Algorithms Handling More than Three Million Production Rules. The theoretical transition from the graphs of production systems to the bipartite graphs of the MIVAR nets is shown. Examples of the implementation of the MIVAR nets in the formalisms of matrixes and graphs are given. The linear computational complexity of algorithms for automated building of objects and rules of the MIVAR nets is theoretically proved. On the basis of the MIVAR nets the UDAV software complex is developed, handling more than 1.17 million objects and more than 3.5 million rules on ordinary computers. The results of experiments that confirm a linear computational complexity of the MIVAR method of information processing are given.
Simeon Shaw History of the Staffordshire potteries and the rise and progress of the manufacture of pottery and porcelain Simeon Shaw History of the Staffordshire potteries and the rise and progress of the manufacture of pottery and porcelain Новинка

Simeon Shaw History of the Staffordshire potteries and the rise and progress of the manufacture of pottery and porcelain

Полный вариант заголовка: «History of the Staffordshire potteries and the rise and progress of the manufacture of pottery and porcelain : With the references to genuine specimens and notices of eminent potters / [By Simeon Shaw]».
The Melting Pot in Israel: The Commission of Inquiry Concerning Education in the Immigrant Camps During the Early Years of the State The Melting Pot in Israel: The Commission of Inquiry Concerning Education in the Immigrant Camps During the Early Years of the State Новинка

The Melting Pot in Israel: The Commission of Inquiry Concerning Education in the Immigrant Camps During the Early Years of the State

This volume combines a translation of substantial portions of one of the most important documents in the early history of Israel-the Government commission of inquiry concerning education in the immigrant camps, appointed in 1950-with analysis of the ensuing public debates and repercussions, and their meaning for Israeli society today. Using extensive historical research, Zameret traces the development of political and social processes in the early years of Israel's existence and points to their far-reaching and decisive implications for contemporary Israeli society, including the rise of Shas, the political party created by ultra-Orthodox Oriental Jews.
Jasmina Hasanhodzic The Evolution of Technical Analysis. Financial Prediction from Babylonian Tablets to Bloomberg Terminals Jasmina Hasanhodzic The Evolution of Technical Analysis. Financial Prediction from Babylonian Tablets to Bloomberg Terminals Новинка

Jasmina Hasanhodzic The Evolution of Technical Analysis. Financial Prediction from Babylonian Tablets to Bloomberg Terminals

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A comprehensive history of the evolution of technical analysis from ancient times to the Internet age Whether driven by mass psychology, fear or greed of investors, the forces of supply and demand, or a combination, technical analysis has flourished for thousands of years on the outskirts of the financial establishment. In The Evolution of Technical Analysis: Financial Prediction from Babylonian Tablets to Bloomberg Terminals, MIT's Andrew W. Lo details how the charting of past stock prices for the purpose of identifying trends, patterns, strength, and cycles within market data has allowed traders to make informed investment decisions based in logic, rather than on luck. The book Reveals the origins of technical analysis Compares and contrasts the Eastern practices of China and Japan to Western methods Details the contributions of pioneers such as Charles Dow, Munehisa Homma, Humphrey B. Neill, and William D. Gann The Evolution of Technical Analysis explores the fascinating history of technical analysis, tracing where technical analysts failed, how they succeeded, and what it all means for today's traders and investors.
Ambrose Barbara A. Annual Plant Reviews, The Evolution of Plant Form Ambrose Barbara A. Annual Plant Reviews, The Evolution of Plant Form Новинка

Ambrose Barbara A. Annual Plant Reviews, The Evolution of Plant Form

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The Evolution of Plant Form is an exceptional new volume in Wiley-Blackwell’s highly successful and well established Annual Plant Reviews. Written by recognised and respected researchers, this book delivers a comprehensive guide to the diverse range of scientific perspectives in land plant evolution, from morphological evolution to the studies of the mechanisms of evolutionary change and the tools with which they can be studied. This title distinguishes itself from others in plant evolution through its synthesis of these ideas, which then provides a framework for future studies and exciting new developments in this field. The first chapter explores the origins of the major morphological innovations in land plants and the following chapters provide an exciting, in depth analysis of the morphological evolution of land plant groups including bryophytes, lycophytes, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms. The second half of the book focuses on evolutionary studies in land plants including genomics, adaptation, development and phenotypic plasticity. The final chapter provides a summary and perspective for future studies in the evolution of plant form. The Evolution of Plant Form provides essential information for plant scientists and evolutionary biologists. All libraries and research establishments, where biological and agricultural sciences are studied and taught, will find this important work a vital addition to their shelves.
J. W. Marriott, Kathy Ann Brown The Spirit to Serve Marriott's Way J. W. Marriott, Kathy Ann Brown The Spirit to Serve Marriott's Way Новинка

J. W. Marriott, Kathy Ann Brown The Spirit to Serve Marriott's Way

In the bestselling tradition of The HP Way, The Spirit to Serve describes how one of the most successful hoteliers of the twentieth century built Marriott International from a respectable $50-million-a-year enterprise into the mammoth $9-billion multinational giant of today. Told in the words of J. W. Marriott, Jr., The Spirit to Serve distills years of hard-earned wisdom and experience into twelve timeless lessons that managers at any level can implement in their own business lives.
Fred Smith H. The Origins of Modern Humans. Biology Reconsidered Fred Smith H. The Origins of Modern Humans. Biology Reconsidered Новинка

Fred Smith H. The Origins of Modern Humans. Biology Reconsidered

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This update to the award-winning The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence covers the most accepted common theories concerning the emergence of modern Homo sapiens—adding fresh insight from top young scholars on the key new discoveries of the past 25 years. The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered allows field leaders to discuss and assess the assemblage of hominid fossil material in each region of the world during the Pleistocene epoch. It features new fossil and molecular evidence, such as the evolutionary inferences drawn from assessments of modern humans and large segments of the Neandertal genome. It also addresses the impact of digital imagery and the more sophisticated morphometrics that have entered the analytical fray since 1984. Beginning with a thoughtful introduction by the authors on modern human origins, the book offers such insightful chapter contributions as: Africa: The Cradle of Modern People Crossroads of the Old World: Late Hominin Evolution in Western Asia A River Runs through It: Modern Human Origins in East Asia Perspectives on the Origins of Modern Australians Modern Human Origins in Central Europe The Makers of the Early Upper Paleolithic in Western Eurasia Neandertal Craniofacial Growth and Development and Its Relevance for Modern Human Origins Energetics and the Origin of Modern Humans Understanding Human Cranial Variation in Light of Modern Human Origins The Relevance of Archaic Genomes to Modern Human Origins The Process of Modern Human Origins: The Evolutionary and Demographic Changes Giving Rise to Modern Humans The Paleobiology of Modern Human Emergence Elegant and thought provoking, The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered is an ideal read for students, grad students, and professionals in human evolution and paleoanthropology.
George Pitcher The Death of Spin George Pitcher The Death of Spin Новинка

George Pitcher The Death of Spin

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Charts the rise and fall of the spin culture of the last two decades… Every decade has its own identity, key values and needs. The 1990s were the age of spin, when the materialism of the 1980s, the desire for instant communication and soundbite democracy came together in the spin culture. This spread throughout society from business and politics even to charities and the church. Somewhere in these polished communications the message was lost. In this fascinating and highly readable work George Pitcher tells the story of the rise and fall of the spin culture, predicting its final death in the early years of the twenty first century. He examines methods of communication as a reflection of and within the context of the values of society and the process of democracy, before drawing on his considerable experience both as the giver and receiver of spin, to examine how we can move beyond the age of spin. * A zeitgeist work that captures the quest for meaning in the current age and a desire to progress beyond the heady days of spin culture. * Charts the history and rationale of spin throughout society from the early days of Margaret Thatcher to the death of spin in the hands of the masters of the spin culture. * Interspersed with the author's own diary entries as a journalist covering major events of the past twenty years * Discusses methods of communication, how they reflect the values of the age and the relationship between business and politics * Discusses the way ahead: how politicians, businesses and institutions can communicate with the general population in the post spin age. * Author offers a unique perspective with insights both as the giver and receiver of spin.
The Rise and Decline of the British Motor Industry (New Studies in Economic and Social History, 24) The Rise and Decline of the British Motor Industry (New Studies in Economic and Social History, 24) Новинка

The Rise and Decline of the British Motor Industry (New Studies in Economic and Social History, 24)

This book is a concise and lucid review of the strengths and weaknesses of the British motor industry during the one hundred years since its foundation. Placing the industry firmly in a European context, the author first assesses its achievements before 1960, and then tests the various explanations that have been offered to explain its decline in the past thirty years. He examines the role of government, of the trade unions, of management and of the multinationals, all of which have been seen as major players in the industry's demise.
John Torday S. Evolution, the Logic of Biology John Torday S. Evolution, the Logic of Biology Новинка

John Torday S. Evolution, the Logic of Biology

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By focusing on the cellular mechanisms that underlie ontogeny, phylogeny and regeneration of complex physiologic traits, Evolution, the Logic of Biology demonstrates the use of homeostasis, the fundamental principle of physiology and medicine, as the unifying mechanism for evolution as all of biology. The homeostasis principle can be used to understand how environmental stressors have affected physiologic mechanisms to generate condition-specific novelty through cellular mechanisms. Evolution, the Logic of Biology allows the reader to understand the vertebrate life-cycle as an intergenerational continuum in support of effective, on-going environmental adaptation. By understanding the principles of physiology from their fundamental unicellular origins, culminating in modern-day metazoans, the reader as student, researcher or practitioner will be encouraged to think in terms of the prevention of disease, rather than in the treatment of disease as the eradication of symptoms. By tracing the ontogeny and phylogeny of this and other phenotypic homologies, one can perceive and understand how complex physiologic traits have mechanistically evolved from their simpler ancestral and developmental origins as cellular structures and functions, providing a logic of biology for the first time. Evolution, the Logic of Biology will be an invaluable resource for graduate students and researchers studying evolutionary development, medicine and biology, anthropology, comparative and developmental biology, genetics and genomics, and physiology.
Коврик для мышки Printio Rise of the tomb raider Коврик для мышки Printio Rise of the tomb raider Новинка

Коврик для мышки Printio Rise of the tomb raider

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Gerald Ratner Gerald Ratner. The Rise and Fall...and Rise Again Gerald Ratner Gerald Ratner. The Rise and Fall...and Rise Again Новинка

Gerald Ratner Gerald Ratner. The Rise and Fall...and Rise Again

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In 1991 Gerald Ratner was booked to make what should have been an everyday speech at the Institute of Directors. Should have been. When the words «total crap» come out of his mouth in connection with a decanter and glasses set sold by his company, H. Samuel, it all turned out slightly different. The Rise and Fall…And Rise Again tells the full story, in Gerald Ratner's own words, of what lead him to that point at the IoD, the horror of what happened in the immediate aftermath, the fallout and the comeback. This is the fi rst time Gerald Ratner has given his side of the story. And what a story it is. You'll fi nd out: * How he wiped £500m off the value of his own company virtually overnight * All the details about the initial gaffe and how he compounded it by remarking that some of the earrings were «cheaper than an M&S prawn sandwich but probably wouldn't last as long» * How «doing a Ratner» has entered into the vocabulary of British business * The wilderness years sitting glued to the sofa in front of Countdown * How he has bounced back, rediscovering his entrepreneurial spark by building up a health club business and, more recently, the immensely successful online jewellery retailer Geraldonline.com * The story's not over yet…
Sajal Das Kumar Mobile Terminal Receiver Design. LTE and LTE-Advanced Sajal Das Kumar Mobile Terminal Receiver Design. LTE and LTE-Advanced Новинка

Sajal Das Kumar Mobile Terminal Receiver Design. LTE and LTE-Advanced

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Combines in one volume the basics of evolving radio access technologies and their implementation in mobile phones Reviews the evolution of radio access technologies (RAT) used in mobile phones and then focuses on the technologies needed to implement the LTE (Long term evolution) capability Coverage includes the architectural aspects of the RF and digital baseband parts before dealing in more detail with some of the hardware implementation Unique coverage of design parameters and operation details for LTE-A phone transceiver Discusses design of multi-RAT Mobile with the consideration of cost and form factors Provides in one book a review of the evolution of radio access technologies and a good overview of LTE and its implementation in a handset Unveils the concepts and research updates of 5G technologies and the internal hardware and software of a 5G phone
George Lyras Evolution of Island Mammals. Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands George Lyras Evolution of Island Mammals. Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands Новинка

George Lyras Evolution of Island Mammals. Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands

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Evolution on islands differs in a number of important ways from evolution on mainland areas. Over millions of years of isolation, exceptional and sometimes bizarre mammals evolved on islands, such as pig-sized elephants and hippos, giant rats and gorilla-sized lemurs that would have been formidable to their mainland ancestors. This timely and innovative book is the first to offer a much-needed synthesis of recent advances in the exciting field of the evolution and extinction of fossil insular placental mammals. It provides a comprehensive overview of current knowledge on fossil island mammals worldwide, ranging from the Oligocene to the onset of the Holocene. The book addresses evolutionary processes and key aspects of insular mammal biology, exemplified by a variety of fossil species. The authors discuss the human factor in past extinction events and loss of insular biodiversity. This accessible and richly illustrated textbook is written for graduate level students and professional researchers in evolutionary biology, palaeontology, biogeography, zoology, and ecology.
Dittmar Katharina Evolution after Gene Duplication Dittmar Katharina Evolution after Gene Duplication Новинка

Dittmar Katharina Evolution after Gene Duplication

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Gene duplication has long been believed to have played a major role in the rise of biological novelty through evolution of new function and gene expression patterns. The first book to examine gene duplication across all levels of biological organization, Evolution after Gene Duplication presents a comprehensive picture of the mechanistic process by which gene duplication may have played a role in generating biodiversity. Key Features: Explores comparative genomics, genome evolution studies and analysis of multi-gene families such as Hox, globins, olfactory receptors and MHC (immune system) A complete post-genome treatment of the topic originally covered by Ohno's 1970 classic, this volume extends coverage to include the fate of associated regulatory pathways Taps the significant increase in multi-gene family data that has resulted from comparative genomics Comprehensive coverage that includes opposing theoretical viewpoints, comparative genomics data, theoretical and empirical evidence and the role of bioinformatics in the study of gene duplication This up-to-date overview of theory and mathematical models along with practical examples is suitable for scientists across various levels of biology as well as instructors and graduate students.
Emile Zola Nana Emile Zola Nana Новинка

Emile Zola Nana

Nana tells the story of Nana Coupeau's rise from streetwalker to high-class cocotte during the last three years of the French Second Empire. Nana first appears in the end of L'Assommoir (1877), another of Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, in which she is portrayed as the daughter of an abusive drunk; in the end, she is living in the streets and just beginning a life of prostitution.
Александр Невзоров $ 300 Million. Part 3. Faith Александр Невзоров $ 300 Million. Part 3. Faith Новинка

Александр Невзоров $ 300 Million. Part 3. Faith

The third part of the book «300 million dollars» was published. The narration here is in the form of diary entries, so it really is. What thoughts visited the author of the work. What he did now and is going to do in the future. How are his financial affairs going? Before the eyes of readers there is a small segment of the life of Alexander Nevzorov. Make a reality of his dreams (ideas) about the apartment, car, dacha and bank account. Do not you want to do this path you?
Gustavo Caetano-Anollés Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology Gustavo Caetano-Anollés Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology Новинка

Gustavo Caetano-Anollés Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology

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A comprehensive, authoritative look at an emergent area in post-genomic science, Evolutionary genomics is an up-and-coming, complex field that attempts to explain the biocomplexity of the living world. Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology is the first full-length book to blend established and emerging concepts in bioinformatics, evolution, genomics, and structural biology, with the integrative views of network and systems biology. Three key aspects of evolutionary genomics and systems biology are covered in clear detail: the study of genomic history, i.e., understanding organismal evolution at the genomic level; the study of macromolecular complements, which encompasses the evolution of the protein and RNA machinery that propels life; and the evolutionary and dynamic study of wiring diagrams—macromolecular components in interaction—in the context of genomic complements. The book also features: A solid, comprehensive treatment of phylogenomics, the evolution of genomes, and the evolution of biological networks, within the framework of systems biology A special section on RNA biology—translation, evolution of structure, and micro RNA and regulation of gene expression Chapters on the mapping of genotypes to phenotypes, the role of information in biology, protein architecture and biological function, chromosomal rearrangements, and biological networks and disease Contributions by leading authorities on each topic Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology is an ideal book for students and professionals in genomics, bioinformatics, evolution, structural biology, complexity, origins of life, systematic biology, and organismal diversity, as well as those individuals interested in aspects of biological sciences as they interface with chemistry, physics, and computer science and engineering.
John Macculloch Principles of political economy John Macculloch Principles of political economy Новинка

John Macculloch Principles of political economy

Полный вариант заголовка: «Principles of political economy : With sketch of the rise and progress of the science / By J. R. M'Culloch».
Pierre Maillard Competitive Quality Strategy Pierre Maillard Competitive Quality Strategy Новинка

Pierre Maillard Competitive Quality Strategy

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This book succinctly presents new methodological principles that will help you raise the quality of your valuable production to enhance your competitiveness. The concepts and models of principles of actions presented result from over 20 years of the author observing the ways in which companies of all sizes and in all sectors use specific mechanisms of quality production to give rise to long-lasting competitive factors. You’ll find practical guides that will help you better understand and strengthen your approaches to create new competitive edges, based on your employees’ culture of quality.
James M. Kouzes The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom James M. Kouzes The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom Новинка

James M. Kouzes The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - United Kingdom

What do you call something that has endured through nearly 30 years of practice and the scrutiny of research? “The Truth!” —Ken Blanchard, best-selling author of The One-Minute Manager From academia to government, healthcare to technology, faith-based to community advocacy organizations, The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® have stood the test of time as the world’s most trusted source for becoming a better leader. Through decades of research, hundreds of personal interviews, analysis of thousands of case studies and millions of survey responses, authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner have discovered what over two million worldwide readers of their modern classic, The Leadership Challenge, know as well: The Five Practices provide a proven, evidence-based model for bringing out the leadership potential in anyone, at any level, in any organization, who accepts the leadership challenge.
James M. Kouzes The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - Technology James M. Kouzes The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - Technology Новинка

James M. Kouzes The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - Technology

What do you call something that has endured through nearly 30 years of practice and the scrutiny of research? “The Truth!” —Ken Blanchard, best-selling author of The One-Minute Manager From academia to government, healthcare to technology, faith-based to community advocacy organizations, The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® have stood the test of time as the world’s most trusted source for becoming a better leader. Through decades of research, hundreds of personal interviews, analysis of thousands of case studies and millions of survey responses, authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner have discovered what over two million worldwide readers of their modern classic, The Leadership Challenge, know as well: The Five Practices provide a proven, evidence-based model for bringing out the leadership potential in anyone, at any level, in any organization, who accepts the leadership challenge.
James Badro The Early Earth. Accretion and Differentiation James Badro The Early Earth. Accretion and Differentiation Новинка

James Badro The Early Earth. Accretion and Differentiation

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The Early Earth: Accretion and Differentiation provides a multidisciplinary overview of the state of the art in understanding the formation and primordial evolution of the Earth. The fundamental structure of the Earth as we know it today was inherited from the initial conditions 4.56 billion years ago as a consequence of planetesimal accretion, large impacts among planetary objects, and planetary-scale differentiation. The evolution of the Earth from a molten ball of metal and magma to the tectonically active, dynamic, habitable planet that we know today is unique among the terrestrial planets, and understanding the earliest processes that led to Earth’s current state is the essence of this volume. Important results have emerged from a wide range of disciplines including cosmochemistry, geochemistry, experimental petrology, experimental and theoretical mineral physics and geodynamics. The topics in this volume include: Condensation of primitive objects in the solar nebula, planetary building blocks Early and late accretion and planetary dynamic modeling Primordial differentiation, core formation, Magma Ocean evolution and crystallization This volume will be a valuable resource for graduate students, academics, and researchers in the fields of geophysics, geochemistry, cosmochemistry, and planetary science.
Дарья Дмитриевна Роснина Memories of the future. An eyewitness notes Дарья Дмитриевна Роснина Memories of the future. An eyewitness notes Новинка

Дарья Дмитриевна Роснина Memories of the future. An eyewitness notes

Mankind will survive and regenerate after weathering the storm of the Epoch of Major Changes. The Unity of thoughts of men who follow the path of evolution has the great potential for creating a new and perfect world.
William Russell The history of modern Europe. Vol. 2 William Russell The history of modern Europe. Vol. 2 Новинка

William Russell The history of modern Europe. Vol. 2

Примечание: История Европы V–XVIII вв. Полный вариант заголовка: «The history of modern Europe : Vol. 2 : with an account of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, and a view of the progress of society, from the rise of the modern kingdoms to the peace of Paris in 1763 : in a series of letters from a nobleman to his son».
C. Dixon Scott Protestants. A History from Wittenberg to Pennsylvania 1517 - 1740 C. Dixon Scott Protestants. A History from Wittenberg to Pennsylvania 1517 - 1740 Новинка

C. Dixon Scott Protestants. A History from Wittenberg to Pennsylvania 1517 - 1740

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Protestants: A History from Wittenberg to Pennsylvania, 1517-1740 presents a comprehensive thematic history of the rise and influence of the branches of Christianity that emerged out of the Protestant Reformation. Represents the only English language single-volume survey of the rise of early modern Protestantism from its Lutheran beginnings in Germany to its spread to America Offers a thematic approach to Protestantism by tracing its development within the social, political, and cultural context of early modern Europe Introduces innovative argument that the central dynamic of Protestantism was not its struggle with Catholicism but its own inner dynamic Breaks from traditional scholarship by arguing that the rise of Reformation Protestantism lasted at least two centuries Unites Old World and New World Protestant histories
Erika Olson S. Zero-Sum Game. The Rise of the World's Largest Derivatives Exchange Erika Olson S. Zero-Sum Game. The Rise of the World's Largest Derivatives Exchange Новинка

Erika Olson S. Zero-Sum Game. The Rise of the World's Largest Derivatives Exchange

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In 2007, a stranger-than-fiction multibillion-dollar bidding war for the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) erupted between the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Atlanta’s IntercontinentalExchange (ICE). Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the World’s Largest Derivatives Exchange takes readers behind the scenes of this battle to tell the gripping—and often comical—story of how the historic merger between CME and CBOT almost didn’t happen. Author Erika S. Olson, a managing director at CBOT during the bidding war, delivers a blow-by-blow account of the fight for the world’s oldest futures exchange, taking you inside CBOT’s landmark Chicago Loop headquarters, onto the high-octane trading floor, and into executives’ offices. Through the lens of the CME/CBOT deal, Zero-Sum Game: Introduces the colorful and outspoken personalities who call the shots in this close-knit and frequently misunderstood industry Details the reasons behind the recent, spectacular growth of a market that’s existed for over 160 years Explains how derivatives affect the lives of average consumers worldwide by influencing everything from interest rates on credit cards to the cost of a cheeseburger to the price of a gallon of gas Reveals the inner workings of futures exchanges, and differentiates the various types of derivatives that are routinely lumped together and vilified by the media Erika S. Olson is a former managing director of the Chicago Board of Trade and spent over ten years working in and consulting to the financial services industry. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Ministry of Utmost Happiness Ministry of Utmost Happiness Новинка

Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The first novel in 20 years from the Booker-prize winning author of The God of Small Things.The Ministry of Utmost Happiness takes us on a journey of many years-the story...
Blockade Diary Blockade Diary Новинка

Blockade Diary

Blockade Diary is a first person account of the Siege of Leningrad from1941-1942 where over a million civilians died. The siege of Leningrad claimed over a million civilian...
J. F. Cooper The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish J. F. Cooper The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish Новинка

J. F. Cooper The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish

Set in the seventeenth century on frontier land later to become part of Connecticut, The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish is a fairly realistic story of the early American wilderness experience. Captain Mark Heathcote, a widower now for more than twenty years, decides to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony and resettle in a fertile valley of the Connecticut Territory, not far from Fort Hartford. The new settlement is called Wish-Ton-Wish, a name which, the author claims, is the Indian term for whippoorwill.
Sommerville l. Cats/Кошки Sommerville l. Cats/Кошки Новинка

Sommerville l. Cats/Кошки

Cats have graced us with their presence since the time of the ancient Egyptians, possibly much earlier. But it took the rise in popularity of cat shows in late 19th- century England to kick-start their selective breeding into separate types. All but a few domestic cat breeds into are less than 100 years old, and most of them have appeared on the scene far more recently. Compare this with the dog world, where rudimentary selective breeding began several thousand years ago.Издательство - Ermine street books
Melvin Small A Companion to Richard M. Nixon Melvin Small A Companion to Richard M. Nixon Новинка

Melvin Small A Companion to Richard M. Nixon

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This companion offers an overview of Richard M. Nixon’s life, presidency, and legacy, as well as a detailed look at the evolution and current state, of Nixon scholarship. Examines the central arguments and scholarly debates that surround his term in office Explores Nixon’s legacy and the historical significance of his years as president Covers the full range of topics, from his campaigns for Congress, to his career as Vice-President, to his presidency and Watergate Makes extensive use of the recent paper and electronic releases from the Nixon Presidential Materials Project
Naik Kshirasagar Software Evolution and Maintenance Naik Kshirasagar Software Evolution and Maintenance Новинка

Naik Kshirasagar Software Evolution and Maintenance

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Provides students and engineers with the fundamental developments and common practices of software evolution and maintenance Software Evolution and Maintenance: A Practitioner’s Approach introduces readers to a set of well-rounded educational materials, covering the fundamental developments in software evolution and common maintenance practices in the industry. Each chapter gives a clear understanding of a particular topic in software evolution, and discusses the main ideas with detailed examples. The authors first explain the basic concepts and then drill deeper into the important aspects of software evolution. While designed as a text in an undergraduate course in software evolution and maintenance, the book is also a great resource forsoftware engineers, information technology professionals, and graduate students in software engineering. Based on the IEEE SWEBOK (Software Engineering Body of Knowledge) Explains two maintenance standards: IEEE/EIA 1219 and ISO/IEC14764 Discusses several commercial reverse and domain engineering toolkits Slides for instructors are available online Software Evolution and Maintenance: A Practitioner’s Approach equips readers with a solid understanding of the laws of software engineering, evolution and maintenance models, reengineering techniques, legacy information systems, impact analysis, refactoring, program comprehension, and reuse.
Paul Brown The Victorian Football Miscellany Paul Brown The Victorian Football Miscellany Новинка

Paul Brown The Victorian Football Miscellany

The Victorian Football Miscellany is a quirky and fascinating collection of trivia, facts and anecdotes from football's earliest years. Delve into an absorbing world of ox-bladder balls, baggy-kneed knickerbockers and outstanding moustaches, and read remarkable tales of the first ever cup final, the invention of the shinpad, the evolution of dribbling, the first own goal and a seemingly-invincible penalty-taking elephant. Other entries cover the foundation of the Football Association, the development of the Laws of the Game and the origins of football's most popular clubs. Packed with stories, profiles and lists, this is an indispensable guide to the colourful and unusual world of 19th century football.
Aeneas Anderson A narrative of the British embassy to China in the years 1792, 1793, and 1794 Aeneas Anderson A narrative of the British embassy to China in the years 1792, 1793, and 1794 Новинка

Aeneas Anderson A narrative of the British embassy to China in the years 1792, 1793, and 1794

Полный вариант заголовка: «A narrative of the British embassy to China in the years 1792, 1793, and 1794 : containing the various circumstances of the embassy : with accounts of customs and manners of the Chinese, and a description of the country, towns, cities, etc. / by Aeneas Anderson».
Stephen Brusatte L. Dinosaur Paleobiology Stephen Brusatte L. Dinosaur Paleobiology Новинка

Stephen Brusatte L. Dinosaur Paleobiology

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The study of dinosaurs has been experiencing a remarkable renaissance over the past few decades. Scientific understanding of dinosaur anatomy, biology, and evolution has advanced to such a degree that paleontologists often know more about 100-million-year-old dinosaurs than many species of living organisms. This book provides a contemporary review of dinosaur science intended for students, researchers, and dinosaur enthusiasts. It reviews the latest knowledge on dinosaur anatomy and phylogeny, how dinosaurs functioned as living animals, and the grand narrative of dinosaur evolution across the Mesozoic. A particular focus is on the fossil evidence and explicit methods that allow paleontologists to study dinosaurs in rigorous detail. Scientific knowledge of dinosaur biology and evolution is shifting fast, and this book aims to summarize current understanding of dinosaur science in a technical, but accessible, style, supplemented with vivid photographs and illustrations. The Topics in Paleobiology Series is published in collaboration with the Palaeontological Association, and is edited by Professor Mike Benton, University of Bristol. Books in the series provide a summary of the current state of knowledge, a trusted route into the primary literature, and will act as pointers for future directions for research. As well as volumes on individual groups, the series will also deal with topics that have a cross-cutting relevance, such as the evolution of significant ecosystems, particular key times and events in the history of life, climate change, and the application of a new techniques such as molecular palaeontology. The books are written by leading international experts and will be pitched at a level suitable for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers in both the paleontological and biological sciences. Additional resources for this book can be found at: http://www.wiley.com/go/brusatte/dinosaurpaleobiology.
John Brooks Once in Golconda. The Great Crash of 1929 and its aftershocks John Brooks Once in Golconda. The Great Crash of 1929 and its aftershocks Новинка

John Brooks Once in Golconda. The Great Crash of 1929 and its aftershocks

Once in Golconda "In this book, John Brooks-who was one of the most elegant of all business writers-perfectly catches the flavor of one of history's best-known financial dramas: the 1929 crash and its aftershocks. It's packed with parallels and parables for the modern reader." Once in Golconda is a dramatic chronicle of the breathtaking rise, devastating fall, and painstaking rebirth of Wall Street in the years between the wars. Focusing on the lives and fortunes of some of the era's most memorable traders, bankers, boosters, and frauds, John Brooks brings to vivid life all the ruthlessness, greed, and reckless euphoria of the '20s bull market, the desperation of the days leading up to the crash of '29, and the bitterness of the years that followed. "It's all there in Once in Golconda-the avarice of an era that favored the rich; and the later anguish of myriads of speculators doomed by a bloated market, easy credit, and their own cupidity and stupidity."
The Very Best Of Leonard Rossiter The Very Best Of Leonard Rossiter Новинка

The Very Best Of Leonard Rossiter

This is the ultimate film review of a true great of British comedy. Featuring extensive extracts from the finest comedy moments from the late, great and sadly missed Leonard Rossiter including unforgettable highlights from Le Petomane, Rising Damp, Billy Liar, The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin and The Losers. There's also a chance to revisit the full range Leonard Rossiter's iconic series of commercials for Cinzano with Joan Collins. In addition to archive interviews with Leonard himself, we also hear the first hand reflections of John Barron (CJ from The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin), Sue Nicholls (Joan from The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin), Tim Preece (Tom from The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin), Bruce Bold (David Harris-Jones from The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin), Don Warrington (Richard from Rising Damp) and Eric Chappel; writer of Rising Damp.
Отсутствует GSM/EDGE. Evolution and Performance Отсутствует GSM/EDGE. Evolution and Performance Новинка

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With over four billion subscribers Worldwide, GSM/EDGE is by far the World's most successful communications technology of all time. Ubiquitous, deployed in every country of the World, except in Japan and South Korea, GSM/EDGE is the result of a continued evolution that has spanned over two decades. A leading team of experts from Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks and Instituto Nokia de Tecnologia, guide you from the history of GSM standardization to the cutting-edge techniques in the latest 3GPP releases. Covering 3GPP Release 7 and Release 8, and addressing their motivation and detailing their concepts, this book also offers insights into further steps in evolution from Release 9 and beyond. GSM/EDGE: Evolution and Performance allows you to keep apace with all of the new developments that have occurred in 3GPP on the GSM standard since the introduction of EDGE: Covers all the key aspects of GSM/EDGE Evolution from Release 7 until Release 9 in a systematic manner. Features performance evaluations derived from leading-edge simulation tools and field trials. Addresses network optimization techniques and environmental aspects. Written by leading experts in the field of GSM/EDGE evolution and standardisation. Contributors from Nokia, NSN, Helsinki University of Technology and Instituto Nokia de Tecnologia.
75 Years of Capitol Records 75 Years of Capitol Records Новинка

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75 years of Capitol Records. The legend of a music label. From the Beatles to Beck, Sinatra to Sam Smith, a parade of era-defining artists have passed through the doors of...
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Manual of the Warrior of Light is an invitation to each of us to live our dream, to embrace the uncertainty of life, and to rise to meet our own unique destiny....
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Troubadours is an intimate look at the exciting moment when a generation of great artists were drawn together in Southern California. The famous West Hollywood club, The Troubadour, became the home for the rise of the singer-songwriter, a mecca that drew artists as prolific and influential as Carole King, James Taylor arid others who shaped our musical DNA.

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To understand climate change today, we first need to know how Earth’s climate changed over the past 450 million years. Finding answers depends upon contributions from a wide range of sciences, not just the rock record uncovered by geologists. In Earth’s Climate Evolution, Colin Summerhayes analyzes reports and records of past climate change dating back to the late 18th century to uncover key patterns in the climate system. The book will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about future climate change. The book takes a unique approach to the subject providing a description of the greenhouse and icehouse worlds of the past 450 million years since land plants emerged, ignoring major earlier glaciations like that of Snowball Earth, which occurred around 600 million years ago in a world free of land plants. It describes the evolution of thinking in palaeoclimatology and introduces the main players in the field and how their ideas were received and, in many cases, subsequently modified. It records the arguments and discussions about the merits of different ideas along the way. It also includes several notes made from the author’s own personal involvement in palaeoclimatological and palaeoceanographic studies, and from his experience of working alongside several of the major players in these fields in recent years. This book will be an invaluable reference for both undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in related fields and will also be of interest to historians of science and/or geology, climatology and oceanography. It should also be of interest to the wider scientific and engineering community, high school science students, policy makers, and environmental NGOs. Reviews: «Outstanding in its presentation of the facts and a good read in the way that it intersperses the climate story with the author's own experiences. [This book] puts the climate story into a compelling geological history.» -Dr. James Baker «The book is written in very clear and concise prose, [and takes] original, enlightening, and engaging approach to talking about 'ideas' from the perspective of the scientists who promoted them.» -Professor Christopher R. Scotese «A thrilling ride through continental drift and its consequences.» – Professor Gerald R. North «Written in a style and language which can be easily understood by laymen as well as scientists.» – Professor Dr Jörn Thiede «What makes this book particularly distinctive is how well it builds in the narrative of change in ideas over time.» – Holocene book reviews, May 2016 «This is a fascinating book and the author’s biographical approach gives it great human appeal.» – E Adlard
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