By James Martine Kershaw
This e-book is a duplicate of the unique booklet released in 1878 and should have a few imperfections equivalent to marks or hand-written notes.
By Margaret Humphreys
Black squaddies within the American Civil conflict have been way more more likely to die of illness than have been white infantrymen. In Intensely Human, historian Margaret Humphreys explores why this asymmetric mortality happened and the way it used to be interpreted on the time. In doing so, she uncovers the views of mid-nineteenth-century physicians and others who have been wanting to implicate the so-called innate inferiority of the black physique.
In the archival collections of the U.S. Sanitary fee, Humphreys stumbled on proof that the excessive demise expense between black infantrymen resulted from malnourishment, insufficient take care of and garments, inferior scientific realization, and assignments to dangerous environments.
While a few observant physicians of the day attributed the black infantrymen' excessive mortality expense to those conditions, few scientific professionals―on both sides of the conflict―were ready to problem the "biological proof" of white superiority. Humphreys indicates how, regardless of sympathetic and in charge physicians' efforts to reveal the reality, the stereotype of black organic inferiority prevailed through the battle and after.
By John Gribbin,Mary Gribbin
A historical past of technological know-how distilled into a hundred extraordinary experiments – epic moments that experience fuelled our realizing of Earth and the Universe beyond.
The historical past of technological know-how is an interesting and lengthy one, protecting millions of years of heritage. the improvement of medical experiments includes one of the most enlightened cultures in historical past, in addition to a few nice scientists, philosophers and theologians. because the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman acknowledged, ‘If it disagrees with test, it's wrong’, the best precis of what technology is all approximately. And technological know-how is not anything with no experiments.
Everything within the medical global view relies on scan, together with observations of phenomena envisioned through theories and hypotheses, equivalent to the bending of sunshine because it is going earlier the solar. From the invention of microscopic worlds to weighing the Earth, from making electrical energy to the accelerating Universe and gravitational waves, this attractive e-book by means of well known technology writers John and Mary Gribbin tells the attention-grabbing background of technology in the course of the tales of a hundred groundbreaking experiments.
By James G. Greeno,Shelley V. Goldman
This quantity describes advances which were made towards answering those questions. those advances contain a number of agendas, together with expanding interdisciplinary conversation and collaboration; reconciling learn on cognition with study on educating, studying, and college tradition; and strengthening the connections among study and college practice.
The time period thinking practices is symbolic of a mix of theoretical views that experience contributed to the quantity editors' realizing of ways humans examine, how they arrange their pondering inside of and throughout disciplines, and the way institution studying will be larger equipped. by way of traveling via the various views on pondering and studying that experience advanced into university studying designs, Greeno and Goldman start to determine a body for what they're calling considering practices. This quantity is an important contribution to an issue that they think will proceed to come to be a coherent physique of medical and academic examine and practice.
By Markku Oksanen,Juhani Pietarinen
By K. Tutashinda
The major objective is to stimulate discussion among indigenous and grassroots groups to empower themselves to deal with those matters at the entrance finish, instead of wait till there's an twist of fate or disaster. I additional wish to encourage the adolescence of either teams to check those fields of technology and expertise themselves that allows you to steer the discussion towards humanitarian and environmentally sustainable objectives.
By Robert Fricke
This publication is a duplicate of the unique booklet released in 1900 and should have a few imperfections akin to marks or hand-written notes.
By Paul H Barrett
By Robert Fox
By Michael Shermer
A medical exploration into humanity’s obsession with the afterlife and quest for immortality from the bestselling writer and skeptic Michael Shermer
In his such a lot formidable paintings but, Shermer units out to find what drives people’ trust in lifestyles after demise, concentrating on fresh clinical makes an attempt to accomplish immortality besides utopian makes an attempt to create heaven on the earth.
For millennia, religions have concocted a number of manifestations of heaven and the afterlife, and even though not anyone has ever back from this sort of position to record what it truly is like—or that it even exists—today technology and expertise are getting used to attempt to make it take place in our lifetime. From radical existence extension to cryonic suspension to brain importing, Shermer considers how reasonable those makes an attempt are from a formal skeptical standpoint.
Heavens on Earth concludes with an uplifting paean to function and growth and the way we will dwell good within the here-and-now, even if there's a hereafter.