Water Cultural Diversity And Global Environmental Change

Author: Barbara Rose Johnston
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400717733
Size: 29.81 MB
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Co-published with UNESCO A product of the UNESCO-IHP project on Water and Cultural Diversity, this book represents an effort to examine the complex role water plays as a force in sustaining, maintaining, and threatening the viability of ...

Sense And Sustainability

Author: Ken Webster
Publisher: Terrapreta
ISBN: 9780955983108
Size: 60.22 MB
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This book makes the case for a practical education for sustainability based on exploring and testing frameworks especially the ideas and innovations behind the leading edge of design, business and industry today.

Ecopolis

Author: Paul F. Downton
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402084951
Size: 16.50 MB
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Identifying key theorists, practitioners, places and philosophies, the book provides a solid theoretical context which introduces the concept of urban fractals, and goes on to present a series of design and planning tools for achieving ...

Blessed Unrest

Author: Paul Hawken
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101202327
Size: 28.29 MB
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Blessed Unrest explores the diversity of the movement, its brilliant ideas, innovative strategies, and centuries of hidden history.

Conflict Sensitive Adaptation To Climate Change In Africa

Author: Urmilla Bob
Publisher: BWV Verlag
ISBN: 3830533047
Size: 41.47 MB
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"In preparation for COP17 (17th Conference of the Parties) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ( UNFCCC), the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) in Durban, held a two- day expert ...

Communication For Development And Social Change

Author: Jan Servaes
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8178299895
Size: 19.32 MB
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This volume is first and foremost about people and the processes needed to facilitate sharing of knowledge in order to effect positive developmental change.

The Problem Of Slavery In The Age Of Emancipation

Author: David Brion Davis
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385351658
Size: 75.60 MB
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This is a monumental and harrowing undertaking following the century of struggle, rebellion, and warfare that led to the eradication of slavery in the new world.

The Fiery Trial Abraham Lincoln And American Slavery

Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039308082X
Size: 67.95 MB
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“A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era.”—Boston Globe Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong ...

Complexity And Sustainability

Author: Jennifer Wells
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415695775
Size: 65.74 MB
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The book surveys the role of these complexity principles in the natural sciences, social theory, transdisciplinary discourse, philosophy, and ethics, and shows how this complexity framework is a valuable lens for approaching the spectre of ...