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  1. The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills, 4th Edition

    Author Jim Grant talks about his book, The Archaeology Coursebook 4th Edition

    Jim Grant, co-author of The Archaeology Coursebook, discusses what makes this book unique, what’s new in the fourth edition, and how the field has developed since the book's first publication over a decade ago. Read the full Q&A here.

  2. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

    Public science and private innovation
    By Albert N. Link, Alan C. O'Connor, and Troy J. Scott

    Electric drive vehicles (EDVs) are seen on American roads in increasing numbers. Related to this market trend and critical for it to increase are improvements in battery technology. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles examines in detail at the research support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the development of nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) and lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries used in EDVs. Read more

  3. Wind Power Projects

    Theory and Practice
    By Tore Wizelius

    Wind power has developed rapidly in terms of the number of new wind power plants now installed in more than hundred countries around the world. This renewable energy source has become competitive, and to be able to combat climate change much more has to be installed in coming years. Read more

  4. Cultures and Disasters

    Understanding cultural framings in disaster risk reduction
    Edited by Fred Krüger, Greg Bankoff, Terry Cannon, Benedikt Orlowski, and E. Lisa F. Schipper

    Culture and Disasters adopts an interdisciplinary approach to explore this cultural dimension of disaster, with contributions from leading international experts within the field. Section I provides discussion of theoretical considerations and practical research to better understand the important of culture in hazards and disasters. Read more

  5. Urban Theory and the Urban Experience

    Encountering the city, 2nd Edition
    By Simon Parker

    Urban Theory and the Urban Experience brings together classic and contemporary approaches to urban research in order to reveal the intellectual origins of urban studies and the oftentimes unacknowledged debt that empirical and theoretical perspectives on the city owe one another. Read more

  6. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground
    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. Read more

  7. The Elements of Environmental Pollution

    By John Rieuwerts

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers and oceans. Read more

  8. Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

    By Roger Staiger

    Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling is specifically designed to provide an overview of pro forma modeling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory before providing a step-by-step guide for financial model construction using Excel. Read more

  9. Conflict, Improvisation, Governance

    Street Level Practices for Urban Democracy
    By David Laws and John Forester

    Conflict, Improvisation, Governance presents a carefully crafted and edited collection of first hand accounts of diverse public sector and non-profit urban practitioners facing the practical challenges of "doing democracy" in the global/local context of the interconnected major European city of Amsterdam and its region. Read more

  10. Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning

    Edited by Julie Brunner and John Glasson

    Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning looks at a wide range of planning issues in Australia from the city to the regional scale, covering key topics in sustainable development and planning including economic, social, environmental and governance perspectives. Read more

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