256 pages , Routledge , 2004-03-01 China has a population of 1.3 billion people which puts strain on her natural resources. This volume, by one of the leading scholars on the earth's biosphere, is the result of a lifetime of study, and provides the fullest account yet of the environmental challenges that China faces. The author examines China's energy resources, their us...[Read More]
628 pages , Allen & Unwin , 2014-02-01 The Great War was, for the majority of Australians, one that was fought at home. As casualties of this monstrous war mounted, they triggered a political crisis of unprecedented ferocity in Australian history. The fault-lines that emerged in 1916-18 around
344 pages , Manchester University Press , 2003-11-15 A classic work, Munitions of the mind traces how propaganda has formed part of the fabric of conflict since the dawn of warfare, and how in its broadest definition it has also been part of a process of persuasion at the heart of human communication. Stone monuments, coins, broadsheets, paintings and pamphlets, posters,...[Read More]
64 pages , The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc , 2002-12-15 Burning petroleum is one of the main culprits in the acceleration of global warming. The United States uses 25 percent of the world?s oil, yet it has only 4 percent of the world?s population and 3 percent of the world?s oil reserves. This book discusses ways the United States can find more oil on its own land, use i...[Read More]
2019-09-21T07:00:00Z Rome's history spans 28 centuries. While Roman mythology dates the founding of Rome at around 753 BC, the site has been inhabited for much longer, making it one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe. The city's early population originated from a mix of Latins, Etruscans and Sabines.
Eventually, the city successively became the ...[Read More]
302 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2006 A concise history of significant world events that occurred as a direct result of climate changes describes lost societies in Greenland, central America, and central Africa, in a cautionary account that evaluates the present world's readiness for threatening climate changes. By the author of The Octopus and the Orangutan. 35,000 firs...[Read More]
54 pages , Andesite Press , 2017-08-22 This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these...[Read More]
220 pages , University of Chicago Press , 2004-01-15 In Reading the East India Company, Betty Joseph offers an innovative account of how archives—and the practice of archiving—shaped colonial ideologies in Britain and British-controlled India during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Drawing on the British East India Company's records as well as novels, memoirs...[Read More]
2020-08-21T07:00:00Z You may not believe it, but we're back in the Yu
One thing I strongly disagree with President Trump about is his angry attitude towards Hispanics. I have always felt that whe Anglo-Americans and Latino-Americans are good friends and neighbors, and should be regarded as such.
Should he visit our hometown of Clemmons, Mr. Trump would discove...[Read More]
2020-08-20T07:00:00Z Guess what folks, particularly those who have downloaded and read our previous publication, New England And Canada In Their Autumn Splendor? When we booked the cruise, the agent offered my wife and I a gift, a week for no charge at a fine resort in Mexico. It seemed too good to be true, but we gladly accepted her kind offer and unanimously demanded Canc?n, as my wif...[Read More]
2019-09-15T07:00:00Z Paris is especially known for its museums and architectural landmarks. The Louvre was the most visited art museum in the world in 2018 with 10.2 million visitors. The Mus?e d'Orsay, Mus?e Marmottan Monet and Mus?e de l'Orangerie are noted for their collections of French Impressionist art, the Pompidou Centre, Mus?e National d'Art Moderne ...[Read More]