Erba Volant Imparare L Innovazione Dalle Piante

Autore: Renato Bruni
ISBN: 9788875785567
Grandezza: 24,87 MB
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Age Of Opportunity

Autore: Laurence Steinberg
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544279778
Grandezza: 36,21 MB
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A leading expert on adolescence cites new research and describes how to raise happy, successful kids by helping parents navigate this challenging, but developmentally crucial, time through strategies that instill self-control during the teenage years. 25,000 first printing.

Gathering Moss

Autore: Robin Wall Kimmerer
ISBN: 9780870714993
Grandezza: 67,90 MB
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Living at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites readers to explore and learn from the elegantly simple lives of mosses. Robin Wall Kimmerer's book is not an identification guide, nor is it a scientific treatise. Rather, it is a series of linked personal essays that will lead general readers and scientists alike to an understanding of how mosses live and how their lives are intertwined with the lives of countless other beings, from salmon and hummingbirds to redwoods and rednecks. Kimmerer clearly and artfully explains the biology of mosses, while at the same time reflecting on what these fascinating organisms have to teach us. Drawing on her diverse experiences as a scientist, mother, teacher, and writer of Native American heritage, Kimmerer explains the stories of mosses in scientific terms as well as in the framework of indigenous ways of knowing. In her book, the natural history and cultural relationships of mosses become a powerful metaphor for ways of living in the world. Gathering Moss will appeal to a wide range of readers, from bryologists to those interested in natural history and the environment, Native Americans, and contemporary nature and science writing.

The Story Of The Human Body

Autore: Daniel Lieberman
Editore: Vintage
ISBN: 0307907414
Grandezza: 65,74 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age bodies and advancements in the modern world is occasioning this paradox: greater longevity but increased chronic disease. The Story of the Human Body brilliantly illuminates as never before the major transformations that contributed key adaptations to the body: the rise of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit-based diet; the advent of hunting and gathering, leading to our superlative endurance athleticism; the development of a very large brain; and the incipience of cultural proficiencies. Lieberman also elucidates how cultural evolution differs from biological evolution, and how our bodies were further transformed during the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions. While these ongoing changes have brought about many benefits, they have also created conditions to which our bodies are not entirely adapted, Lieberman argues, resulting in the growing incidence of obesity and new but avoidable diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. Lieberman proposes that many of these chronic illnesses persist and in some cases are intensifying because of “dysevolution,” a pernicious dynamic whereby only the symptoms rather than the causes of these maladies are treated. And finally—provocatively—he advocates the use of evolutionary information to help nudge, push, and sometimes even compel us to create a more salubrious environment. (With charts and line drawings throughout.)

Smoke Over Birkenau

Autore: Liana Millu
Editore: Jewish Publication Society
ISBN: 9780827603981
Grandezza: 38,15 MB
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Presents stories of women who lived and suffered alongside Liana Millu during months in a concentration camp, describing their struggle to overcome violence and tragedy

Griff Montgomery Quarterback

Autore: Jean Joachim
Editore: XinXii
ISBN: 1631055143
Grandezza: 22,56 MB
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He wanted a wife. She didn’t want to get married – ever. Not exactly a match made in heaven. Ten years ago, Griff Montgomery, star quarterback of the Kings and womanizer, became a stand-in father for his widowed sister’s kids. After they moved away, Griff wanted his own family. But where does a “player” go to find his ideal mate? Having sworn off marriage forever, Lauren Farraday barely kept her life together after her divorce. With her career shaky and depression closing in, the last thing she needed was a courtroom battle with a sexy athlete. Wary of Griff’s reputation with women, and hiding a secret, Lauren holds on to her heart. Can the quarterback handle the truth or will he walk away, like he has in the past?

Breaking Her

Autore: R.K. Lilley
Editore: R.K. Lilley
ISBN: 1628780444
Grandezza: 20,82 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 2018
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From internationally bestselling author R.K. Lilley comes a scorching new series with melt-the-pages tension and all-consuming angst. It’s love, it’s war and it’s Scarlett and Dante’s story. DESTRUCTION. BETRAYAL. RUINATION. TRUE LOVE. Breaking Her Book Two in the Love is War Duet. This is the conclusion of Scarlett and Dante's story. SCARLETT He had done it again. Ravaged me. Burned me. Broken me. Given me air, only to leave me gasping, writhing. But then something changed. Something that terrified and excited me both. Something that utterly destroyed me. Something that made me whole again. DANTE Our love was cursed from the start. She didn't know it but I did. All she knew was that I'd lied to her, betrayed her. Done unforgivable things. Unavoidable things. Yes, I had broken promises as surely as I had broken her heart. But, just as every war has casualties, and every lie has consequences–every bastard has his reasons.

The Encyclopedia Of Writing And Illustrating Children S Books

Autore: Desdemona McCannon
ISBN: 9781741755152
Grandezza: 66,42 MB
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Creating children's books - Telling the story - Non-fiction - Media and techniques.

Diving Into The Wreck

Autore: Adrienne Rich
Editore: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393311631
Grandezza: 48,96 MB
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A seventh volume of poetry involves a search to discover and reclaim what has been lost, forgotten, or unexplored. Reissue.

Hadrian S Villa And Its Legacy

Autore: William Lloyd MacDonald
ISBN: 9780300068511
Grandezza: 49,17 MB
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The great villa constructed by the Emperor Hadrian near Tivoli between A.D. 118 and the 130s is one of the most original monuments in the history of architecture and art. Here two distinguished architectural historians describe the villa as it existed in Roman times and its extraordinary effect on subsequent architects and artists. 69 color and 344 bandw illustrations.