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Curbing Catastrophe: Natural Hazards and Risk Reduction in the Modern World

Curbing Catastrophe: Natural Hazards and Risk Reduction in the Modern World

What does Japan’s 2011 nuclear accident have in common with the 2005 flooding of New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina? This thought-provoking book presents a compelling account of recent and historical disasters, both natural and human-caused, drawing out common themes and providing a holistic understanding of hazards, disasters and mitigation, for anyone interested in this important […]

Principles of Tsawalk: An Indigenous Approach to Global Crisis

Principles of Tsawalk: An Indigenous Approach to Global Crisis

Tsawalk, or “one,” expresses the Nuu-chah-nulth view that all living things – human, plant, and animal – form part of an integrated whole brought into harmony through constant negotiation and mutual respect. In this book, Umeek argues that contemporary environmental and political crises and the ongoing plight of indigenous peoples reflect a world out of […]

Hormones, Heredity, and Race: Spectacular Failure in Interwar Vienna (Studies in Modern Science, Technology, and the Environment)

Hormones, Heredity, and Race: Spectacular Failure in Interwar Vienna (Studies in Modern Science, Technology, and the Environment)

Early in the twentieth century, arguments about “nature” and “nurture” pitted a rigid genetic determinism against the idea that genes were flexible and open to environmental change. This book tells the story of three Viennese biologists—Paul Kammerer, Julius Tandler, and Eugen Steinach—who sought to show how the environment could shape heredity through the impact of […]

Xavier University iPhone X Case – Xavier vs All | Schools X Skinit Pro Case

Xavier University iPhone X Case – Xavier vs All | Schools X Skinit Pro Case

The Xavier University iPhone X Pro Case combines a dual-layer case protection for any Apple iPhone X. Featuring a shock-absorbing soft touch interior and a durable hard-shell exterior featuring a bold Xavier vs All graphic. Each Skinit Pro Xavier University phone case uses 3D print technology for rich and vibrant colors. As a final protective […]

Architecture and the After-Life

Architecture and the After-Life

The Pyramids and the Taj Mahal are witness to the extravagant architectural tributes that, throughout human history, the great and the wealthy have paid to their dead. In this book, an architectural historian provides a history of funerary architecture in western Europe from the earliest megalithic tombs of prehistory to the establishment of public cemeteries […]

Issues and Perspectives in Landscape Ecology (Cambridge Studies in Landscape Ecology)

Issues and Perspectives in Landscape Ecology (Cambridge Studies in Landscape Ecology)

Through a series of personal essays, this book addresses a wide array of past, current, and future issues in landscape ecology. The essays have been contributed by leading landscape ecologists from North America, Europe, and Australia, and provide an overview of the rich tapestry of viewpoints and perspectives that make landscape ecology at once a […]