Download Adventures in Yiddishland: Postvernacular Language and by Jeffrey Shandler PDF

By Jeffrey Shandler

Adventures in Yiddishland examines the transformation of Yiddish within the six a long time because the Holocaust, tracing its shift from the language of way of life for thousands of Jews to what the writer phrases a postvernacular language of various and increasing symbolic worth. With a radical command of recent Yiddish tradition in addition to its centuries-old heritage, Jeffrey Shandler investigates the extraordinary variety of latest encounters with the language. His examine traverses the vast spectrum of people that interact with Yiddish--from Hasidim to avant-garde performers, Jews in addition to non-Jews, fluent audio system in addition to those that be aware of very little Yiddish--in groups around the Americas, in Europe, Israel, and different outposts of ''Yiddishland.''

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Download Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking by Fritz Allhoff PDF

By Fritz Allhoff

In Wine & Philosophy, philosophers, wine critics, and winemakers percentage their ardour for wine via well-crafted essays that discover wine’s deeper that means, nature, and significance.

* Joins Food & Philosophy and Beer & Philosophy in within the "Epicurean Trilogy
*  Essays are prepared thematically and written via philosophers, wine writers, and winemakers
* Chapters contain, “The artwork & tradition of Wine”; “Tasting & speaking approximately Wine”; “Wine & Its Critics”; “The fantastic thing about Wine”; “The Metaphysics of Wine”; and “The Politics & Economics of Wine”
* available to a normal viewers whereas while masking a few severe philosophical ground
* accommodates conventional parts of philosophical examine, together with philosophy of language, philosophy of conception, aesthetics, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy
* an exceptional complimentary textual content to any guided-tour stopover at to the Napa Valley or different wineries

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Download Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity at Low Levels by M. Somani Satu, James A. Romano Jr., James A. Romano, Harry PDF

By M. Somani Satu, James A. Romano Jr., James A. Romano, Harry Salem, Brian J. Lukey

Many books disguise the emergency reaction to chemical terrorism. yet what occurs after the preliminary main issue? Chlorine, phosgene, and mustard have been utilized in international conflict I. in simple terms years after the struggle have been the long term results of those gases learned. within the 60s, 70s, and 80s, those and different brokers have been utilized in localized wars. Chemical conflict brokers: Toxicity at Low degrees explores the lengthy diversity results of, defense opposed to, and treatments for chemical compounds used in the course of conflict and the power difficulties potentially due to poisonous exposures throughout the Persian Gulf battle. The ebook discusses the toxicities of chemical brokers at low-levels. It makes a speciality of the results on army group of workers after publicity to low degrees of sarin - a chemical suspected to were current in the course of the Gulf warfare. It additionally covers components similar to pressure, surrounding, and different chemical substances that may increase or lessen the toxicity of chemical conflict or protecting brokers. It discusses the consequences of rigidity at the blood-brain permeability of pyrodostigmine and polar compounds, and describes how circulating scavenger enzymes or enzymes covalently sure to sponges can detoxify chemical brokers. Acute toxicity is straightforward to monitor and deal with yet low-level toxicity is tough to spot - and will current and persist months and years after the preliminary publicity - making its therapy that rather more tough. Written by way of specialists identified for his or her contributions to the technology of poisonous chemical substances, Chemical war brokers: Toxicity at Low degrees can provide the newest information regarding the pathophysiology of chemical war agent damage at low concentrations.

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Download Chemical Carcinogens: Some Guidelines for Handling and by Dr. Marcel Castegnaro, Dr. Eric B. Sansone (auth.) PDF

By Dr. Marcel Castegnaro, Dr. Eric B. Sansone (auth.)

"The chemical laboratory is admittedly now not a deadly position to paintings in, however it calls for an affordable prudence at the a part of the experimenters and instructers, to maintain it a secure position. Emphasis needs to be confident, indicating the correct, right and secure method to be in all laboratory operations or whilst confron­ ted with an emergency state of affairs. Too heavy tension upon the horrors linked to laboratory injuries or image descriptions of gory accidents or nasty fires could be shunned. anxious, timid scholars usually tend to have injuries than the convinced laboratory guy who works with due regard to protection. " This assertion, written by means of 1. R. younger (1) in 1971, within the magazine of Chemical schooling, applies not just to scholars operating within the chemical laboratory yet will be prolonged to all scientists and technicians operating with harmful items, and particularly with chemical cancer causing agents. the risks of dealing with poisonous or harmful chem­ icals were good documented. along with security notices and articles within the medical literature, a number of books were devoted to this topic, between which might be brought up defense and coincidence Prevention in Chemical Operations (2), instruction manual of Laboratory safeguard (3), risks within the Chemical Laboratory (4), 1 guide of Reactive Chemical risks (5), defense in operating with chemical compounds (6) and Prudent Practices for dealing with harmful chemical substances in Laboratories (7).

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Download An Empire on Display: English, Indian, and Australian by Peter H. Hoffenberg PDF

By Peter H. Hoffenberg

The grand exhibitions of the Victorian and Edwardian eras are the lens in which Peter Hoffenberg examines the commercial, cultural, and social forces that helped outline Britain and the British Empire. He makes a speciality of significant exhibitions in England, Australia, and India among the nice Exhibition of 1851 and the competition of Empire sixty years later, taking exact curiosity within the interactive nature of the exhibition event, the long term outcomes for the contributors and host societies, and the ways that such renowned gatherings printed dissent in addition to celebration.Hoffenberg exhibits how exhibitions formed tradition and society inside and throughout borders within the transnational operating of the British Empire. The exhibitions have been valuable to setting up and constructing a participatory imperial international, and every polity in that international supplied certain details, viewers, and shows. one of the screens have been advertisement items, operating machines, and ethnographic scenes. shows have been meant to advertise exterior commonwealth and inner nationalism. The imperial overlay didn't erase major transformations yet defined and used them in fiscal and cultural terms.The exhibitions in towns reminiscent of London, Sydney, and Calcutta have been dwelling and energetic public inventories of the Empire and its nationwide political groups. the method of establishing and eating such inventories persists this day within the cultural bureaucracies, museums, and fairs of recent realms, the attract culture and social order, and the activities of transnational our bodies.

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Download Ancient Civilizations: China, India, Africa, Mesopotamia by Wendy Conklin PDF

By Wendy Conklin

This source presents classes and actions that deliver 4 far away cultures vibrantly into the school room and immerse scholars in historical past. wealthy heritage fabrics help enticing actions akin to reading-aloud a quick play in accordance with the epic of Gilgamesh, studying the fundamentals of chinese language calligraphy, making plans an Indus Valley shuttle itinerary, taking part in a board video game well known in old Kush, and plenty of extra. to be used with Grades five & Up.

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Download Essays in Cuban Intellectual History (New Concepts in Latino by Rafael Rojas PDF

By Rafael Rojas

Recognized essayist and Cuban historian Rafael Rojas offers a set of his most sensible paintings, one that focuses on--and deals possible choices to--the significant myths that experience prepared Cuban tradition from the 19th century to the current. Rojas explores an important subject matters of Cuban highbrow background, together with the legacy of José Martí, the cultural impact of the warfare in 1898, the development of a countrywide canon of Cuban literature, the works of classical intellectuals of the republican interval, the literary journal Orígenes, the ideological effect of the Cuban Revolution, and the chances of a democratic transition within the island firstly of the twenty-first century.

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Download Management of Fungal Plant Pathogens by Arun Arya, Analiá E. Perelló PDF

By Arun Arya, Analiá E. Perelló

This ebook reports study into pathogenic fungi in a various collection of economically vital vegetation, together with end result and cereals. The institution and administration of fungal plant ailments, utilizing traditional and ecofriendly equipment is mentioned with an emphasis at the use of microorganisms and biotechnology. Chapters additionally learn the position of microbes in progress promoting, as bioprotectors and bioremediators and provides sensible thoughts for utilizing microbes in addition to botanicals in sustainable agriculture. supplying wisdom of plant-pathogen interactions, administration innovations and strategies, this may be an invaluable source for college students, researchers and extension staff in biology and plant pathology.

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