Atlantic (Enhanced Edition) , Simon Winchester


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,World > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 12:41

2010-11-09T08:00:00Z
"Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring...A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Blending history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, science and exposition, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester tell...[Read More]



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Atlantic , Simon Winchester


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,World > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 12:01

2010-11-02T07:00:00Z
"Variably genial, cautionary, lyrical, admonitory, terrifying, horrifying and inspiring...A lifetime of thought, travel, reading, imagination and memory inform this affecting account." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Blending history and anecdote, geography and reminiscence, science and exposition, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester tell...[Read More]



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21 Lessons for the 21st Century , Yuval Noah Harari


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environmental protection | Published on 08/Sep/2019 11:46

2018-09-04T07:00:00Z
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues.

"Fascinating . . . a crucial global conversation about how to take on the proble...[Read More]



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Collapse , Jared Diamond


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science > Environmental protection | Published on 07/Sep/2019 21:46

2004-12-29T08:00:00Z
In Jared Diamond's follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization. Diamond is also the author of Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Environmental damage, ...[Read More]



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The Culture of Feedback , Daniel Belgrad


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology,Science & Nature,History,Ecology,United States > environmental management | Published on 19/Aug/2019 13:03

2019-08-30T07:00:00Z
When we want advice from others, we often casually speak of "getting some feedback." But how many of us give a thought to what this phrase means? The idea of feedback actually dates to World War II, when the term was developed to describe the dynamics of self-regulating systems, which correct their actions by feeding their effects back into themselves. By the early ...[Read More]



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Karl Marx and Other Socialists , Louis Patsouras


Published in: itune > History,Books > environmental management | Published on 04/Jun/2019 00:13

2015-07-16T07:00:00Z
This work on socialism and its near variants is a comprehensive study of its history from the Old Stone Age to the present, employing the disciplines of history, economics, anthropology, sociology, and psychology. This work features mainly the thought of Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, but it does not neglect other socialists and anarchists, including Plato, Pierre-J...[Read More]



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Mosquito Empires , J. R. McNeill


Published in: itune > History,Books > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 21:26

2010-01-11T08:00:00Z
This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries. Yellow fever and malaria attacked newcomers, which helped keep the Spanish Empire Spanish in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. In the late eighteenth and through the nineteenth cen...[Read More]



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The Historical Ecology of Malaria in Ethiopia , James C. McCann


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Africa,Professional & Technical,Medical > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 21:07

2015-07-15T07:00:00Z
Malaria is an infectious disease like no other: it is a dynamic force of nature and Africa's most deadly and debilitating malady. James C. McCann tells the story of malaria in human, narrative terms and explains the history and ecology of the disease through the science of landscape change. All malaria is local. Instead of examining the disease at global or continen...[Read More]



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Karl Marx and Other Socialists , Louis Patsouras


Published in: itune > History,Books > Earth biosphere | Published on 18/Mar/2019 22:27

2015-07-16T07:00:00Z
This work on socialism and its near variants is a comprehensive study of its history from the Old Stone Age to the present, employing the disciplines of history, economics, anthropology, sociology, and psychology. This work features mainly the thought of Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, but it does not neglect other socialists and anarchists, including Plato, Pierre-J...[Read More]



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Barbed Wire , Reviel Netz


Published in: itune > History,Books,Nonfiction,Philosophy > Ecology | Published on 16/Aug/2018 21:47

2010-03-01T08:00:00Z
In this original and controversial book, historian and philosopher Reviel Netz explores the development of a controlling and pain-inducing technology--barbed wire. Surveying its development from 1874 to 1954, Netz describes its use to control cattle during the colonization of the American West and to control people in Nazi concentration camps and the Russian Gulag. ...[Read More]



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Mosquito Empires , J. R. McNeill


Published in: itune > History,Books > Sustainability | Published on 29/Mar/2018 18:09

2010-01-11T08:00:00Z
This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries. Yellow fever and malaria attacked newcomers, which helped keep the Spanish Empire Spanish in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. In the late eighteenth and through the nineteenth cen...[Read More]



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Paleontology for Kids - Antarctica - Dig Sites and Discoveries Guide on Paleontology 5th Grade Social Studies , Baby Professor


Published in: itune > History,Books,Young Adult,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Animals,Fiction,Historical,Ecology,Animals,Science & Nature,Nature,Lifestyle & Home,Pets,Professional & Technical,Education > recycling | Published on 08/Feb/2018 00:10

2017-12-01T08:00:00Z
In Antarctica, there were myths of previous civilizations but there weren't any hard proof. What was definite, though, is that life were found there. Fossils of dinosaurs were unearthed in Antarctica. Read about the types of fossils discovered in the region, and when they were found. This paleontology book is a refreshing read with writings complementing the visuals...[Read More]



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