Shamans throughout much of Asia are regarded as having the power to control and coerce spirits. Many Asians today still turn to shamans to communicate with the world of the dead, heal the sick, and explain enigmatic events. To understand Asian religions, therefore, a knowledge of shamanism is...
Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge
This collection of essays in English urban history covers a period which has been called 'the Dark Ages in English Economic History', on which it directs a revealing light. The essays range from a discussion of the role of ceremony in the civic life of Coventry at teh end of the Middle Ages to the...
Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge
With notable expansion in the clinical interaction between hematologists and obstetricians over the last decade, understanding and managing the clinical manifestations of hemato-obstetric science has become increasingly important. A new reference work in this growing field, this text is a key tool...
Published November 23rd 2005 by CRC Press
Addressing issues at the forefront of interest for the Clinical Trial Materials Professional (CTMP), this Second Edition highlights the most critical concepts related to the planning, manufacturing, packaging, labeling, distribution, reconciliation, and quality and regulatory control of clinical...
Published November 8th 2005 by CRC Press
Theoretical and Practical Approaches
Environmental Archaeology: Theoretical and Practical Approaches outlines and assesses the various methods used to reconstruct and explain the past interaction between people and their environment. Emphasising the importance of a highly scientific approach to the subject, the book combines...
Published April 28th 2005 by Routledge
Competition between Contexts
This original and ambitious work provides a fascinating examination of organizations from both a post-modern and new organizational economics perspective. Combining strategy, international business and organisational theory, it represents a ground-breaking critique of prevailing mainstream...
Published September 22nd 1999 by Routledge
Groundwater is an increasingly important resource to human populations around the world, and the study and protection of groundwater is an essential part of hydrogeology - the subset of hydrology that concentrates on the subsurface. Environmental isotopes, naturally occurring nuclides in water and...
Published July 22nd 1997 by CRC Press
Series: Food Science and Technology
Intended for students and practitioners who have a basic education in chemical engineering or food science. Contains basic information in each area and describes some of the fundamental ideas of processing development and design. Examines the food industry structure, how it works, consumer products,...
Published November 18th 1990 by CRC Press