2017-05-20T07:00:00Z When you think of pirates, people these days usually think of media star Johnny Depp, seen to the right. Believe me, his character was no angel. However, he was a knight in shining armor compared to Captain Kidd, Morgan le Fay, Henry Every, Bartholomew Roberts, Roberto Coffers, Jean Lafitte and last but hardly the least notorious Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard....[Read More]
398 pages , Routledge , 2014-03-14 Madagascar is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, the result of 160 million years of isolation from the African mainland. More than 80\% of its species are not found anywhere else on Earth. However, this highly diverse flora and fauna is threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation and the island has been classifi...[Read More]
2018-01-01T08:00:00Z What are these tasty critters? In North Carolina, we call them crayfish, or more popularly, "crawdads." In Cajun Country, the folks down here call them "Louisiana Shrimp." The Mississippi and its delta are overflowing with them. Together with "Cajun Music," they are the two things that set New Orleans apart from all the rest.
2018-06-05T07:00:00Z This publication is a radical departure from my previous twenty publications. It emphasizes the multimedia necessary it see, hear and feel all the homes and flowers of the incredible spring gardens of Virginia and the Carolinas. The only option not available to the reader is smelling and touching.
The research on site for this publication proved such a f...[Read More]
168 pages , Routledge , 2010-10-18 Climate change has been a key factor in the rise and fall of societies and states from prehistory to the recent fighting in the Sudanese state of Darfur. It drives instability, conflict and collapse, but also expansion and reorganisation. The ways cultures have met the climate challenge provide lessons for how the modern world can handl...[Read More]
2010-07-19T07:00:00Z This book explores global environmental negotiations against the backdrop of complex political relations, the climate change conventions, and multilateral environmental assessments and their effect on special interest groups. It weaves in the story of India's emergent economy, its sustainable development, and the multifaceted nationhood, the diversity of its rur...[Read More]
288 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing , 2018-01-25 Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest examines how the Eurovision Song Contest has reflected and become intertwined with the history of postwar Europe from a political perspective. Established in 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest is the world's largest popular music event and one of the most popular television progr...[Read More]
231 pages , Rutgers University Press , 2008 This accessible portrait of today's changing suburbs brings together statistical data, anecdotes, and social theory to provide a broad interpretation of the American metropolitan form and looks at the different influences that contribute to where and how we live today. Simultaneous.
352 pages , 2016-11 Declining access to fresh water is one of the twenty-first century's most pressing environmental and human rights challenges, yet the struggle for water is not a new cause. The 8,800-kilometer border dividing Canada and the United States contains more than 20 percent of the world's total freshwater resources, and Border Flows traces the century-long effort by...[Read More]
400 pages , Haymarket Books , 2011-07-05 From the dawning of the industrial epoch, wage earners have organized themselves into unions, fought bitter strikes, and gone so far as to challenge the very premises of the system by creating institutions of democratic self-management aimed at controlling production without bosses. With specific examples drawn from every corner o...[Read More]