Life on the Edge: Second edition
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Life on the Edge: Second edition

From condoms to neutrons, oil slicks to T-shirts, and revolution to odd socks, this collection of insightful cartoons from a leading Australian cartoonist confronts an array of hilarious situations with signature zany wit.

World Population Prospects 2002: Analytical Report (Population Studies)
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World Population Prospects 2002: Analytical Report (Population Studies)

This work presents the analytical report for World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision, the official UN population estimates and projections. The analytical report is the third volume of a three- volume set; the earlier two published volumes provide tables and sex and age distribution data for all countries of the world. This analytical report employs a different format than previous reports. The first five chapters provide succi...

Encyclopedia of Birth Control
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Encyclopedia of Birth Control

Edited by a noted scholar of health and sexuality, Encyclopedia of Birth Control is a complete report on the historical development and efficacy of contraceptive practices around the world, both past and present. • More than 100 A–Z entries written by scholars in bioethics, history, nursing, sexual medicine, and sociology • Descriptions of the positions of the major religions toward birth control • Country-by-country analysis of curr...

Teaching Fantasy Novels: From The Hobbit to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Teaching Fantasy Novels: From The Hobbit to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

?Teachers at a loss as to how to teach fantasy literature in the existing curriculum will delight in this book. Each of the twenty referenced books is keyed through meaningful and enjoyable activities to the NCTE/IRA Language Arts Standards....This books is a great way to ensure that the fantasy texts young people love get considered as the excellent literary choices so many of them are. There is substantial material from which to bu...

Smart Methods for Environmental Externalities
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Smart Methods for Environmental Externalities (Urban Planning and Environment)

In recent years, Dutch environmental policy has undergone some pivotal changes, the most significant of which have been decentralization and deregulation, encouraging local communities to develop and deliver policies which are tailor-made to their particular situation. These changes have led to the development of some innovative practical instruments for aiding sustainable environmental spatial policy. This book discusses these new '...

Education Unbound: The Promise and Practice of Greenfield Schooling
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Education Unbound: The Promise and Practice of Greenfield Schooling

At the last minute, I had to change my schedule and realized that I needed the book sooner than I thought. I became quite concerned about this because the date to receive the book would be 3 weeks later. I contacted the seller and asked could they send it within a week and they did. I am so grateful and so very relieved. They are wonderful and reliable. I would definitely order from them again and would highly recommend them to other...

Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine (Ecology & History)
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Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine

“This volume represents a compelling call to broaden the territory covered by the history of veterinary medicine and animal health and it is essential reading for those interested in these topics. More broadly, some of its essays should inform studies of colonialism in the modern period, which have too often neglected to examine agriculture, foodways, and notions of environment, health, and disease.”

Understanding Thomas Mann (Understanding Modern European and Latin American Literature)
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Understanding Thomas Mann

Understanding Thomas Mann offers a comprehensive guide to the novels, short stories, novellas, and nonfiction of one of the most renowned and prolific German writers. In addition to analyzing Mann's most famous works, including Buddenbrooks, Death in Venice, The Magic Mountain, and Doctor Faustus, Hannelore Mundt introduces readers to lesser-known works, among them Joseph and His Brothers, Lotte in Weimar, and The Black Swan. In clos...

A Jewish Philosopher of Baghdad: Izz Al-dawla Ibn Kammuna (D. 683 1284) and His Writings (Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Sci
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A Jewish Philosopher of Baghdad

For a long time, the study of the life and work of the Jewish thinker ʿIzz al-Dawla Ibn Kammūna (d. 683/1284) remained limited to a very small number of texts. Interest in Ibn Kammūna in the Western Christian world dates back to the 17th century, when Barthélemy d'Herbelot (1624-1695) included information on two of Ibn Kammūna's works - his examination of the three faiths (Tanqīḥ al-abḥāth li-l-milal al-thalāt), i.e. Judaism, Christi...

Lone Wolf: Eric Rudolph: Murder, Myth, and the Pursuit of an American Outlaw
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Lone Wolf: Eric Rudolph: Murder, Myth, and the Pursuit of an American Outlaw

Five years after escaping into the mountains of North Carolina, Eric Rudolph was becoming a figure of folk legend. The FBI had long since abandoned its manhunt—the largest ever on U.S. soil—for the fugitive accused of bombing the Atlanta Olympics, two abortion clinics, and a gay bar. Then, one night, Rudolph got careless; he was arrested and put in jail—possibly forever. But even in custody, he remained unrepentant . . . and an enigm...