The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants

Titre : The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants
Auteur : C. S. Elton
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 9789400958517
Libération : 2012-12-06

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n this book I have tried to bring together ideas from three different Istreams of thought with which I have been closely concerned during the last thirty years or so. The first is faunal history, usually regarded as a purely academic subject, but to some of whose events can be traced a number of the serious dislocations taking place in the world today. The second is ecology, particularly the structure and dynamics of populations. The third is conservation. I first published a few ideas about the signifi cance of invasions in 1943, in a war-time review called Polish Science and Learning, under the title of 'The changing realms of animal life'. Since then I have had the opportunity to think pretty hard about conservation, while taking part in the planning and development of the Nature Con servancy. In March 1957 I gave three broadcasts in the B. B. C. 's Third Programme, under the title of 'Balance and Barrier'. These were sub sequently printed in The Listener (1957, Vol. 57, pp. 514-15,556-7,596-7, and 600). The present book is essentially an expansion of these. I am extremely grateful to Mr James C. Thornton and Dr John Simons for in planning and giving these talks. advice and help In preparing this book I have had invaluable assistance from the staff of the Bureau of Animal Population. Miss C. M. Gibbs typed the fair copy. Miss M.

A Discipline Divided

Titre : A Discipline Divided
Auteur : Gabriel A. Almond
Éditeur : SAGE
ISBN-13 : 0803933029
Libération : 1990-01

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A Discipline Divided is a collection of coherent and timely articles that discuss the emergence and divergence of the two dominant camps of political science: ideology and methodology. Almond examines the `hard' versus `soft' science argument, the history of model fitting in communism studies, the strengths and weaknesses of the rational choice movement and the historical forces and processes that have shaped political culture.

Even Roses Have Thorns

Titre : Even Roses Have Thorns
Auteur : Leona Hollis
Éditeur : Xulon Press
ISBN-13 : 1609576209
Libération : 2013-03-22

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What do you do when the thorns of life have pricked you . You re family is falling apart; you ve faced moral failure in ministry, leadership, your personal life, business life etc. In this book Even Roses Have Thorns Author Leona Hollis takes us into a world of failures in different aspects of our lives and how we can rebound from these issues that plague so many of us, whether we are high profile public figures or ordinary people living our everyday lives. Even Roses Have Thorns is a strong, powerful, creative, funny and insightful book that is bound to leave the readers encouraged and enlightened. Leona Hollis lives in NY with her family and is the Author of Even Roses Have Thorns; her soon to be released children s book The Angel That Touched My Head ( to be released this summer) and 2 other books to be released soon, Connected Hearts and Wilamina and The Talking Junk Foods. She loves poetry and has a collection of her own original poems. Her favorite poem is, Step into my heels or into my flats . She was a member of Salvation and Deliverance Church under the ministry and leadership of the Late Apostle William Brown and was involved in different aspect of ministry for 14 yrs including; evangelism/missionary work, leadership, feeding the homeless etc. She is a graduate of St.Paul s Institute and is currently the Assistant to the Director of the Youth Department in her church and an active member of the Women s Committee. She loves going to the beach and singing and dancing with her children. You can find her books on Amazon.com, Barnes and Nobles, Google Books, or wherever books are sold online. You can also check out her blogs on www.ledholl16word.com"