Archive For The “History 1” Category
By Jacques Grimard, Yvon Lemay, Louise Gagnon-Arguin
By Great Britain
By R. A. C. Parker
By Wolfgang E. Krumbein, Ulrike Brehm, Gisela Gerdes (auth.), Wolfgang Elisabeth Krumbein, David Maxwell Paterson, Georgii Aleksandrovich Zavarzin (eds.)
MICROBIAL BIOFILMS: protecting NICHES IN historical AND sleek GEOMICROBIOLOGY J. W. Costerton and Paul Stoodley heart for Biofilm Engineering Montana kingdom collage As this publication is released in line with discussions of a convention that was once held in 2001, it can be invaluable to supply an replace at the most modern revelations approximately biofilms, in order that this wonderful exposition of the contribution of microbial biofilms to geological approaches can be positioned in a modem context. the significance of the contribution of microbial biofilms to international approaches is simply now being favored because it is printed that each one terrestrial surfaces are teeming with microbial existence within the type of biofilm groups. those groups continue to exist soil debris, in rock fissures, marine and river sediments and on the very extremes of terrestrial habitats from within Antarctic ice to the partitions of deep sea hydrothermal vents. The contribution of those biofilm groups usually went unrecognized since it used to be the water that used to be the place microbiologists sought for existence, no longer the surfaces, even if, facts of the early organization of microbes with surfaces used to be in truth found in the fossil checklist (Rasmussen, 2000; Reysenbach, and Cady, 2001). it's also revealing that biofilm formation is located in prokaryotes from the main deeply rooted branches of the phylogenetic tree in either the Archaea and micro organism kingdoms, the Korarchaeota and Aquificales respectively (Jahnke et al. 2001; Reysenbach et al. 2000).
By Neil Charlesworth
By MARHO -- the Radical Historians Organization; edited by Henry Abelove, et al.
By Montague Rhodes James, John Willis Clark
M. R. James (1862-1936) is perhaps most sensible remembered as a author of chilling ghost tales, yet he used to be a superb student of medieval literature and palaeography, who served either as Provost of King's collage, Cambridge, and as Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and lots of of his tales replicate his educational history. His distinctive descriptive catalogues of manuscripts owned through faculties, cathedrals and museums are nonetheless of price to students this present day. James' catalogue of the manuscript holdings of Peterhouse, Cambridge, with an essay at the background of the school library via John Willis Clark, used to be first released in 1899. Now reissued, it is going to be welcomed through librarians and researchers alike.
By Edward S Casey
During this inventive and entire research, Edward Casey, some of the most incisive interpreters of the Continental philosophical culture, bargains a philosophical heritage of the evolving conceptualizations of position and area in Western idea. now not purely a presentation of the information of different philosophers, The destiny of position is acutely delicate to silences, absences, and neglected possibilities within the complicated heritage of philosophical methods to area and position. A vital topic is the expanding forget of position in desire of house from the 7th century A.D. onward, amounting to the digital exclusion of position via the top of the eighteenth century.Casey starts with mythological and non secular production tales and the theories of Plato and Aristotle after which explores the historical past of Neoplatonic, medieval, and Renaissance speculations approximately house. He provides a magnificent background of the start of recent spatial conceptions within the writings of Newton, Descartes, Leibniz, and Kant and delineates the evolution of twentieth-century phenomenological methods within the paintings of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Bachelard, and Heidegger. within the book's ultimate part, Casey explores the postmodern theories of Foucault, Derrida, Tschumi, Deleuze and Guattari, and Irigaray.
By Michael Gascoigne
By Homer A. & R. E. Wycherley Thompson
The subtitle, The heritage, form and makes use of of an historic urban middle, indicates the final personality of this quantity, which gives an outline of the realm that served because the civic middle of Athens from approximately six hundred B.C. to A.D. 267. After a common resum? of the ancient improvement of the Agora, the monuments are handled intimately, grouped through their use and function. every one monument is mentioned within the mild of either the literary and the archaeological facts for its id and its recovery. within the gentle of the topographical conclusions the course of Pausanias is traced. A bankruptcy entitled "After the Heruli" follows the fortunes of the world from A.D. 267 until the nineteenth century; the final century is handled within the distinct file of the excavations as much as 1971. this can be a definitive survey of the historic and topographical result of forty years of yankee excavations within the Athenian Agora.