Paleoethnobotany Third Edition

Author: Deborah M Pearsall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315423081
Release Date: 2016-06-16
Genre: Social Science

This new edition of the definitive work on doing paleoethnobotany brings the book up to date by incorporating new methods and examples of research, while preserving the overall organization and approach of the book to facilitate its use as a textbook. In addition to updates on the comprehensive discussions of macroremains, pollen, and phytoliths, this edition includes a chapter on starch analysis, the newest tool in the paleoethnobotanist's research kit. Other highlights include updated case studies; expanded discussions of deposition and preservation of archaeobotanical remains; updated historical overviews; new and updated techniques and approaches, including insights from experimental and ethnoarchaeological studies; and a current listing of electronic resources. Extensively illustrated, this will be the standard work on paleoethnobotany for a generation.

Cities in a World Economy

Author: Saskia Sassen
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483342283
Release Date: 2011-08-31
Genre: Social Science

The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of flows of money, information, and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities, new types of migrations, financial crises, environmental catastrophes, and the multiplication of communication technologies. These developments give new meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the centrality of place and the importance of geography in our social world.

The State of the Nation s Ecosystems

Author: H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521525721
Release Date: 2002-09-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides succinct, comprehensive - yet scientifically sound and non-partisan - view of state of ecosystems in US.

Annual Review of Nursing Research Volume 29

Author: Ginette A. Pepper, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826157553
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Genre: Medical

This landmark annual review has provided three decades of knowledge, insight, and research on topics critical to the continued advancement of the nursing profession. This latest edition is a compilation of the most significant nursing research in genetics and genomics. Articles have been carefully selected by the editors, highly respected scholars and researchers in the field of genetics, to bring together current research that has particular relevance for translation into a clinical setting or expansion into other research areas. The review provides authoritative information of the highest caliber not only to researchers, but also to clinicians and undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Key Topics: The current status of genomic molecular science Ethical, legal, and social issues in genomics Genetics of diseases and symptoms Genomics across the lifespan