Civil Code of Qu bec

Titre : Civil Code of Qu bec
Auteur : Québec (Province)
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105060003006
Libération : 1991

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Québec (Province) A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Civil Code of Qu bec Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

1493

Titre : 1493
Auteur : Charles C. Mann
Éditeur : Vintage
ISBN-13 : 9780307596727
Libération : 2011-08-09

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From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs. More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically different suites of plants and animals. When Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas, he ended that separation at a stroke. Driven by the economic goal of establishing trade with China, he accidentally set off an ecological convulsion as European vessels carried thousands of species to new homes across the oceans. The Columbian Exchange, as researchers call it, is the reason there are tomatoes in Italy, oranges in Florida, chocolates in Switzerland, and chili peppers in Thailand. More important, creatures the colonists knew nothing about hitched along for the ride. Earthworms, mosquitoes, and cockroaches; honeybees, dandelions, and African grasses; bacteria, fungi, and viruses; rats of every description—all of them rushed like eager tourists into lands that had never seen their like before, changing lives and landscapes across the planet. Eight decades after Columbus, a Spaniard named Legazpi succeeded where Columbus had failed. He sailed west to establish continual trade with China, then the richest, most powerful country in the world. In Manila, a city Legazpi founded, silver from the Americas, mined by African and Indian slaves, was sold to Asians in return for silk for Europeans. It was the first time that goods and people from every corner of the globe were connected in a single worldwide exchange. Much as Columbus created a new world biologically, Legazpi and the Spanish empire he served created a new world economically. As Charles C. Mann shows, the Columbian Exchange underlies much of subsequent human history. Presenting the latest research by ecologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, Mann shows how the creation of this worldwide network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China, convulsed Africa, and for two centuries made Mexico City—where Asia, Europe, and the new frontier of the Americas dynamically interacted—the center of the world. In such encounters, he uncovers the germ of today’s fiercest political disputes, from immigration to trade policy to culture wars. In 1493, Charles Mann gives us an eye-opening scientific interpretation of our past, unequaled in its authority and fascination. From the Hardcover edition.

Itinera Fiduciae

Titre : Itinera Fiduciae
Auteur : R. H. Helmholz
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105061977711
Libération : 1998

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R. H. Helmholz A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Itinera Fiduciae Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Selected Writings of Lord Acton Essays in the history of liberty

Titre : Selected Writings of Lord Acton Essays in the history of liberty
Auteur : John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Baron Acton
Éditeur : Liberty Fund
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015014163896
Libération : 1985

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Selected writings of Lord Acton / by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, First Baron Acton ; edited by J. Rufus Fears.

Profiles of Social Research

Titre : Profiles of Social Research
Auteur : Morton M. Hunt
Éditeur : Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN-13 : 087154394X
Libération : 1985

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This splendid introduction to social research describes an area of scientific investigation that profoundly influences our daily lives and thoughts, but about which most of us know very little. We can picture a research chemist at work, white-coated and surrounded by beakers and test tubes—but what is the nature of social research? For interested general readers and particularly for students entering the various social science fields, Morton Hunt paints an immensely informative and accessible portrait. He begins with a lucid overview of the important varieties of social research, describing their advantages and limitations. Against this background, Hunt then details five remarkable case histories, eyewitness accounts of significant recent episodes in social research. Woven skillfully through each narrative are explorations of the basic methodological, practical, moral and political issues raised by social research. The story of a noteworthy series of sociopsychological experiments on teamwork, for example, enables Hunt to weigh the merits of using a laboratory setting to study social behavior and the ethics of deceiving human subjects. In similar fashion, Hunt depicts a historic cross-sectional survey on segregated schooling; a complex attempt to measure the impact of welfare programs; a real-world experiment with guaranteed annual incomes; and a path-breaking study of human aging that followed its subjects for a generation. This engaging and intelligent book will give readers a new understanding of the breadth and richness of social research as well as an informed appreciation of its significance for their lives.

The Nature and Logic of Capitalism

Titre : The Nature and Logic of Capitalism
Auteur : Robert L. Heilbroner
Éditeur : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN-13 : 039395529X
Libération : 1986-09-17

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In an inquiry that encompasses a probe of the human psyche, an analysis of the organization of primitive society, and an examination of the sources of profit and the accumulation of wealth, the noted economist explores the nature and dynamics of capitalism

Strategies for Freedom

Titre : Strategies for Freedom
Auteur : Bayard Rustin
Éditeur : New York : Columbia University Press
ISBN-13 : 0231039433
Libération : 1976-01-01

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A reworked version of the author's Radner lectures given at Columbia University in 1974.

Op Oloop

Titre : Op Oloop
Auteur : Juan Filloy
Éditeur : Dalkey Archive Press
ISBN-13 : 9781564784346
Libération : 2009

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Mr. Optimus Oloop is a Finnish statistician living in Buenos Aires.