This continuing authoritative series deals with the chemistry, materials science, physics and technology of the rare earth elements in an integrated manner. Each chapter is a comprehensive, up-to-date, critical review of a particular segment of the field. The work offers the researcher and graduate student a complete and thorough coverage of this fascinating field. Authoritative Comprehensive Up-to-date Critical
Subtitled "Directing the Husbandry of the Different Soils for the most Profitable Purposes, and containing other Directions, Receipts, and Descriptions, Together with an Account of the Society's Endeavours to promote our manufactures" this "Gardeners' Question Time" of the day was central to the debate on agriculture at the beginning of the 18th century.
A seminar on "Practical Approaches to Earthquake Prediction and Warning" was held in Tokyo and Tsukuba, Japan on November 7-11, 1983. This was the sixth seminar on earthquake prediction in the framework of the U.S.-Japan Cooperation in Science Program, a series that was initiated in 1964. The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the National Science Foundation of ...
A Feast in Exile" draws readers back to the time when the Mongol hordes of Timur (known in the West as Tamerlane) swept across fourteenth-century India and Asia. Delhi's civilized veneer crumbles along with its walls. Foreigners, which the vampire Saint-Germain-here called Sanat Ji Mani-surely is, lose their positions, homes, wealth, and sometimes their lives, if they cannot escape the ...
This volume assesses how various institutional, policy and managerial options can enhance nature tourism's contribution to the "triple bottom line". It highlights the complementarities and the trade-offs in promoting and managing sustainable nature tourism development and conservation.
The basic anatomy and physiology of the urinary tract, the validity of animal models and other methodological considerations as well as a range of potential therapeutic targets are comprehensively reviewed by leading international experts, making this a unique reference source for basic scientists and research-minded clinicians alike
The question of order inspired two of the greatest political thinkers of the Renaissance--Niccolo Machiavelli and Francesco Guicciardini, whose major works on the nature of government are linked in an authoritative new translation. Political adversaries but nonetheless friends, Machiavelli and Guicciardini both reflected on ancient Rome and refined their conceptions of government with an eye to the political turmoil of ...