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Science Communication An Introduction
Science Communication: An Introduction (World Scientific Series on Science Communication) edited by Frans van Dam, Liesbeth de Bakker, Anne M. Dijkstra, Eric A. Jensen
English | March 27, 2020 | ISBN: 9811209871, 9811228353 | EPUB | 276 pages | 6.2 MB
A concise, coherent and easily readable textbook about the field of science communication, connecting the practice of science communicators with theory. In the book, recent trends and shifts in the field resonate, such as the transition from telling about science to interacting with the public and the importance of science communication in health and environmental communication. The chapters have been written by experts in their disciplines, coming from philosophy of science and communication studies to health communication and science journalism. Cases from around the world illustrate science communication in practice. The book provides a broad, up-to-date and coherent introduction to science communication for both, students of science communication and related fields, as well as professionals.

 


Religions in Contemporary Africa An Introduction
Laura S. Grillo, "Religions in Contemporary Africa: An Introduction"
English | ISBN: 0815365799 | 2019 | 256 pages | PDF | 13 MB
Religions in Contemporary Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the three main religious traditions on the African continent, African indigenous religions, Christianity and Islam. The book provides a historical overview of these important traditions and focuses on the roles they play in African societies today. It includes social, cultural and political case studies from across the continent on the following topical issues:

 


Rama the Steadfast An Early Form of the Ramayana (Penguin Classics)
Rama the Steadfast: An Early Form of the Ramayana (Penguin Classics) by Vālmīki, translated by John Brockington, Mary Brockington
English | February 27, 2007 | ISBN: 014044744X | EPUB | 496 pages | 2.2 MB
Warrior-prince Rama is about to be crowned Young King, when he hears the devastating news that his father, King of Ayodhya, has been tricked into banishing him to the forest. His devoted wife Sita insists on accompanying him in exile, but the evil ten-headed lord Ravana has fallen deeply in love with the beautiful princess and steals her away. Aided by Hanuman, mighty captain of the monkeys, Rama sets out across the world to find her and destroy Ravana in a deadly battle.

 


Medieval Jewish Civilization An Encyclopedia
Medieval Jewish Civilization: An Encyclopedia (Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages) edited by Norman Roth
English | November 27, 2002 | ISBN: 0415937124, 1138056332 | EPUB | 726 pages | 82.8 MB
This is the first encyclopedic work to focus exclusively on medieval Jewish civilization, from the fall of the Roman Empire to about 1492. The more than 150 alphabetically organized entries, written by scholars from around the world, include biographies, countries, events, social history, and religious concepts. The coverage is international, presenting people, culture, and events from various countries in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

 


Medieval Italy An Encyclopedia
Medieval Italy: An Encyclopedia (Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages) edited by Christopher Kleinhenz
English | December 17, 2003 | ISBN: 0415939291 | True PDF | 1320 pages | 154 MB
This Encyclopedia gathers together the most recent scholarship on Medieval Italy, while offering a sweeping view of all aspects of life in Italy during the Middle Ages. This two volume, illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource for information on literature, history, the arts, science, philosophy, and religion in Italy between A.D. 450 and 1375.

 


Living Room Yoga An essential guide of yoga moves that will tone, stretch, and strengthen your muscles!
Living Room Yoga: An essential guide of yoga moves that will tone, stretch, and strengthen your muscles! by A.K. Davidson
English | 2016 | ISBN: N/A | ASIN: B01N5HLBGJ | 62 pages | EPUB | 2.94 Mb
Living Room Yoga provides an essential set of yoga moves that can be performed in the comfort of your home. Get ready to build strength, improve flexibility, and enhance balance. Whether you are new to yoga, or have been doing it for years, the content provided will help you become a better practitioner of one of the world's oldest and most effective forms of exercise. Full illustrations of all poses included!

 


Frightlopedia An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies
Frightlopedia: An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies By Julie Winterbottom, Rachel Bozek, Stefano Tambellini (illustrator)
2016 | 225 Pages | ISBN: 0761183795 | PDF | 29 MB
It's oneâe'stopâe'shopping for everything scary: a survey of over 50 of the world's most gruesome places, creatures, and scary stories, organized like an encyclopediaâe'âe'from "Arachnids" to "Zombies"âe'âe'and written just for kids. It blends nonfiction (How do you say "boo" in other languages? Can a person actually be scared to death?) with fiction (stories of creepy monsters from around the world), and handsâe'on activities (from applying zombie makeâe'up to creating your own ghost stories).Take a tour of Borneo's Gomantong Cave where bats, cockroaches, spiders, and rats live togetherâe'âe'in the millionsâe'âe'among the pitch black. Or enter into the Beauregardâe'Keyes House in New Orleans where Civil War solders still do battle in the front hall. Discover the origins of mythical horrors straight out of your nightmares like the Mongolian Death Worm and The Bell Witch, as well as creatures we only wish were fiction like killer bees, the deadly insects created by scientists in a failed lab experiment in 1950. Identify plants like the Manchineel of Southern Florida and Central America, a tropical tree covered in succulentâe'looking fruitâe'âe'full of deadly, mouth burning, throat swelling poison. Read and share ghost stories from around the globe that will make you and your friends jump. Plus DIY activities: Create your own haunting; brew up a batch of fake blood; hold your own séance.Illustrated throughout, Frightlopedia is for every horrorâe'loving young reader who loves a good scareâe'âe'or sharing one with his friends and family. Each entry includes a "Fright Meter" which measures its scariness score from 1 to 3 to help readers decide the right amount of horror they're in the mood forâe'âe'being scared is fun, but everyone has their limits.Ready to scare yourself and your friends silly? Read this book, if you dare...

 


An Ideological Death Suicide in Israeli Literature
An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literature By Rachel S. Harris
2014 | 280 Pages | ISBN: 0810129787 | PDF | 1 MB
An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literatureexamines literary challenges to Israel's national narratives. The centrality of the army, the mythology of the "new Jew," the vision of the first Israeli city, Tel Aviv, and the very process by which a nation's history is constructed are confronted in fiction by many prominent Israeli writers. Using the image of suicide, A. B. Yehoshua, Amos Oz, Etgar Keret, Yehudit Katzir, Alon Hilu, Yaakov Shabtai, Benjamin Tammuz, and Yehoshua Kenaz each engage in a critical and rhetorical process that examines the nation's formation and reconsiders myths at the heart of the Zionist project. In Israeli literature, suicide represents a society's compulsion to create impossible ideals that leave its populace disappointed and deluded. Yet, as Rachel S. Harris shows, even at their harshest these writers also represent the idealism that helped build Israel as a modern nation-state.

 


Africa An Introduction
Eustace Palmer, "Africa: An Introduction"
English | ISBN: 0367433737 | 2021 | 316 pages | PDF | 13 MB
Africa: An Introduction invites you into Africa: a continent rich with culture and history, with diverse populations stretching from the dense tropical rain forest of the Congo basin, right up to the Sahara Desert in the north, and down to the Mediterranean climates of the far south.

 


A Market Process Theory of the Firm An Alternative to the Neoclassical Model
Mateusz Machaj, "A Market Process Theory of the Firm: An Alternative to the Neoclassical Model "
English | ISBN: 0367749246 | 2021 | 112 pages | PDF | 4 MB
Neoclassical economics has been criticized from various angles by orthodox schools. The same can be said about its particular branch: the theory of the firm.

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