Download e-book for kindle: David Harvey: A Critical Reader (Antipode Book Series, by Derek Gregory; Noel Castree (editors)
By Derek Gregory; Noel Castree (editors)
This booklet severely interrogates the paintings of David Harvey, one of many world's such a lot influential geographers, and one in all its most sensible recognized Marxists.Considers the full diversity of Harvey's oeuvre, from the character of urbanism to environmental issues.Written via individuals from around the human sciences, working with various serious theories.Focuses on key subject matters in Harvey's work.Contains a consolidated bibliography of Harvey's writings.
By Michael Brooks
Technological know-how starts off to get attention-grabbing whilst issues dont make feel. Michael Brooks finds 13 anomalies that defy the medical concept of at the present time and forecast tomorrows breakthroughs.
By Anri Sala
This can be the 1st booklet to completely rfile the varied points of the younger, Albanian-born filmmaker-artist Anri Sala's paintings, which, in a really short while, has developed to occupy a vital place in modern artwork. Sala has an target, documentary method of filmmaking that finds own histories and hidden meanings via images, video, movie, and drawing, and she or he broaches the present-day epochal subject matters of migration, globalisation, and our media global. This e-book accompanies the Anri Sala exhibition fastened by means of the Musae d'art Moderne de los angeles Ville de Paris/ ARC and the Deichtorhallen Hamburg.
By Duncan C. Wyllie;Chris Mah
The soundness of rock slopes is a vital factor in either civil and mining engineering. On civil initiatives, rock cuts needs to be secure from rock falls and large-scale slope instability in the course of either development and operation. In open pit mining, the place slope heights might be many thousands of meters, the economics of the operation are heavily regarding the steepest good slope perspective that may be mined. This greatly up to date model of the vintage textual content, Rock Slope Engineering by means of Hoek and Bray, bargains comprehensively with the research, layout and operation of rock slopes. research tools contain the gathering and interpretation of geological and groundwater facts, and backbone of rock power houses, together with the Hoek Brown rock mass energy criterion. Slope layout equipment contain the theoretical foundation for the layout of aircraft, wedge, round and toppling mess ups, and layout charts are supplied to let swift tests of balance to be performed. New fabric contained during this ebook contains the newest advancements in earthquake engineering on the topic of slope balance, probabilistic research, numerical research, blasting, slope circulation tracking and stabilization tools. the kinds of stabilization comprise rock anchors, shotcrete, drainage and scaling, in addition to rock fall maintaining equipment regarding boundaries, ditches, nets and sheds. Rock Slopes: Civil and Mining Engineering comprises either labored examples illustrating info interpretation and layout tools, and chapters on civil and mining case stories. The case reviews show the applying of layout the right way to the development of solid slopes in a wide selection of geological stipulations. The publication offers over three hundred rigorously chosen references if you happen to desire to learn the topic in higher detail. it's also an creation by way of Dr. Evert Hoek.
By Avinash Kaushik
Written through an in-the-trenches practitioner, this step by step consultant indicates you the way to enforce a profitable net analytics procedure. internet analytics professional Avinash Kaushik, in his thought-provoking kind, debunks major myths and leads you on a route to gaining actionable insights out of your analytics efforts. become aware of how one can flow past clickstream research, why qualitative info will be your concentration, and extra insights and methods that can assist you strengthen a customer-centric attitude with out sacrificing your company’s backside line.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics aren't incorporated as a part of publication dossier.
Download e-book for iPad: Frontiers of Ottoman Studies: State, Province, and the West, by Colin Imber, Keiko Kiyotaki, Rhoads Murphey
By Colin Imber, Keiko Kiyotaki, Rhoads Murphey
Frontiers of Ottoman experiences presents a complete evaluate of the surge in learn into Ottoman historical past and tradition over the last twenty years. this primary quantity displays the transforming into curiosity within the provinces, groups and cultures outdoor the imperial capital of Istanbul and covers 4 significant components: politics and Islam; economic system and taxation; and improvement of Ottoman cities and Arab and Jewish groups. Chapters at the improvement of Ottoman criminal and monetary associations offer a desirable perception into the Ottoman government's interplay with the Empire's topics, whereas stories of Egypt and the Arab provinces emphasize the stirrings of Arab nationalism within the overdue 19th and 20th centuries that finally contributed to the loss of life of the Empire.