Poetry and Performance During the British Poetry Revival 1960–1980: Event and Effect

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Poetry and Performance During the British Poetry Revival 1960–1980: Event and Effect

Poetry and Performance During the British Poetry Revival 1960–1980: Event and Effect by Juha Virtanen
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319582100 | 209 Pages | PDF | 5.6 MB

This book examines intersections of poetry and performance during the British Poetry Revival.

Gesture Recognition

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Gesture Recognition

Gesture Recognition by Sergio Escalera, Isabelle Guyon, Vassilis Athitsos
English | 2017 | ISBN: 331957020X | 578 Pages | PDF | 46.4 MB

This book presents a selection of chapters, written by leading international researchers, related to the automatic analysis of gestures from still images and multi-modal RGB-Depth image sequences.

Understanding the Mathematical Way of Thinking – The Registers of Semiotic Representations

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Understanding the Mathematical Way of Thinking – The Registers of Semiotic Representations

Understanding the Mathematical Way of Thinking – The Registers of Semiotic Representations by Raymond Duval
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319569090 | 117 Pages | PDF | 6.0 MB

In this book, Raymond Duval shows how his theory of registers of semiotic representation can be used as a tool to analyze the cognitive processes through which students develop mathematical thinking.

Bamboo: The Multipurpose Plant

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Bamboo: The Multipurpose Plant

Bamboo: The Multipurpose Plant by Esther Titilayo Akinlabi, Kwame Anane-Fenin, Damenortey Richard Akwada
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319568078 | 262 Pages | PDF | 13.3 MB

This book is intended for use both in the industry and the academia. It introduces the physical, chemical and the mechanical properties as well as the characterization of bamboo.

Animals and Desire in South African Fiction: Biopolitics and the Resistance to Colonization

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Animals and Desire in South African Fiction: Biopolitics and the Resistance to Colonization

Animals and Desire in South African Fiction: Biopolitics and the Resistance to Colonization by Jason D. Price
English | 2017 | ISBN: 331956725X | 277 Pages | PDF | 5.1 MB

This book considers the political potential of affective experiences of desire as reflected in contemporary South African literature.

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements

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Mega-Regional Trade Agreements

Mega-Regional Trade Agreements by Thilo Rensmann
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319566628 | 376 Pages | PDF | 8.7 MB

This book provides an in-depth analysis of "Mega-Regionals", the new generation of trans-regional free-trade agreements (FTAs) currently under negotiation, and their effect on the future of international economic law.

Food in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Eating as Narrative

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Food in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Eating as Narrative

Food in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Eating as Narrative by Kim Salmons
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319566229 | 127 Pages | PDF | 3.2 MB

This book is about the role of food in the works of Joseph Conrad, analysing the social, political and anthropological context of references to meals, eating, food production and cannibalism.

Landslides in Sensitive Clays: From Research to Implementation

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Landslides in Sensitive Clays: From Research to Implementation

Landslides in Sensitive Clays: From Research to Implementation by Vikas Thakur, Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux, Ariane Locat
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319564862 | 603 Pages | PDF | 46.3 MB

This book gathers the most recent scientific research on the geological, geotechnical and geophysical aspects of slope failure in sensitive clays.

The Active Image: Architecture and Engineering in the Age of Modeling

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The Active Image: Architecture and Engineering in the Age of Modeling

The Active Image: Architecture and Engineering in the Age of Modeling by Sabine Ammon, Remei Capdevila-Werning
English | 2017 | ISBN: 331956465X | 317 Pages | PDF | 29.8 MB

The “active image” refers to the operative nature of images, thus capturing the vast array of “actions” that images perform.

Elizabeth of York and Her Six Daughters-in-Law: Fashioning Tudor Queenship, 1485–1547

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Elizabeth of York and Her Six Daughters-in-Law: Fashioning Tudor Queenship, 1485–1547

Elizabeth of York and Her Six Daughters-in-Law: Fashioning Tudor Queenship, 1485–1547 by Retha M. Warnicke
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319563807 | 291 Pages | PDF | 7.1 MB

This study of early modern queenship compares the reign of Henry VII’s queen, Elizabeth of York, and those of her daughters-in-law, the six queens of Henry VIII.

ENT: Core Knowledge

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ENT: Core Knowledge

ENT: Core Knowledge by Petros Koltsidopoulos, Charalampos Skoulakis, Stilianos Kountakis
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319563297 | 316 Pages | PDF | 6.8 MB

This concise book summarises the basic knowledge required to be an otolaryngologist. It covers the 300 main diseases of ear, nose and throat, summarizing the main symptoms of each, the required diagnostic process and the therapeutic approach.

Coastal Wetlands: Alteration and Remediation

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Coastal Wetlands: Alteration and Remediation

Coastal Wetlands: Alteration and Remediation by Charles W. Finkl, Christopher Makowski
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319561782 | 874 Pages | PDF | 118.2 MB

This book delves into human-induced and natural impacts on coastal wetlands, intended or otherwise, through a series of vignettes that elucidate the environmental insults and efforts at amelioration and remediation.

University Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning: The Porous University

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University Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning: The Porous University

University Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning: The Porous University by Julia Preece
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319561626 | 214 Pages | PDF | 4.2 MB

This book offers a conceptual re-think of how university community engagement functions as a lifelong learning resource for communities.

Presidential Elections in Mexico: From Hegemony to Pluralism

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Presidential Elections in Mexico: From Hegemony to Pluralism

Presidential Elections in Mexico: From Hegemony to Pluralism by Reynaldo Yunuen Ortega Ortiz
English | 2017 | ISBN: 331956031X | 188 Pages | PDF | 6.8 MB

This book analyzes the transformation of the Mexican political system during the last four decades, focusing on its presidential elections.

Other Animals in Twenty-First Century Fiction

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Other Animals in Twenty-First Century Fiction

Other Animals in Twenty-First Century Fiction by Catherine Parry
English | 2017 | ISBN: 3319559311 | 245 Pages | PDF | 4.5 MB

This book is about ordinary animals and how they are imagined in twenty-first century fiction.