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A physician and psychotherapist, W. H. R. Rivers 1864-1922 was also interested in anthropology. In 1901-2 he studied the genealogies and customs of the Todas, inhabitants of a high plateau in south-west India. This illustrated book, published in 1906, was regarded as a standard ethnography for half a century.
In the introduction to this 1833 work on the 'lives of distinguished northerns' - including Andrew Marvell, Anne Clifford, Richard Arkwright, and James Cook - Hartley Coleridge makes a distinction between biography as part of public history and as personal, local or family history: these sketches definitely fall into the...
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law: Series Number 130: Justification and Excuse in International Law: Concept and Theory of General Defences
The defences available to a state under the law of state responsibility can be considered either as justifications which render acts lawful or excuses excluding the responsibility of the state for wrongful conduct. This book is the first to comprehensively examine the distinction, informed by state practice and theoretical considerations.
A comprehensive overview of recent advances in state-of-the-art medical and biological microwave sensors and systems. The book covers theory, design, and implementation, as well as details of experimental results, and is ideal for researchers and industry practitioners in the fields of electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, and medical physics.
An architect and architectural theorist, George Edmund Street was one of the key proponents of the 'High Victorian' Gothic style in nineteenth-century Britain. This illustrated two-volume work, reissued here in its 1914 version, takes the reader on a tour of Spain's most ancient and architecturally important towns and cities.
The field of thermoplasmonics has developed rapidly in the last decade and is now an active area of research due to its countless applications in nanoscience and nanomedicine. This accessible overview of the topic provides a detailed discussion of the relevant underlying theory in nanophotonics and the latest, cutting-edge applications.
This book provides an introduction to Suzanne Scotchmer's contributions to the economics of innovation, intellectual property incentives, and equilibrium theory.
This book investigates how human beings related to time in antiquity. Building on the most recent research and opening new avenues in fields of Classics and Ancient History, Assyriology, Egyptology, Ancient Judaism, and Early Christianity, this book offers a broad study on rituals, festivals, astronomy, calendars, medicine, art, and narrative.
By Jane Green
An in-depth and over-time analysis of public opinion about party competence on issues in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and Germany, revealing how issue ownership, government performance and generalised competence shape public opinion and how their causes and consequences should shape our understanding of parties, voting and elections.
Using both statistical analysis and case studies, Uslaner argues that corruption levels in 2010 largely depend upon the level of education in a country over a century ago. The book will be of interest to students of corruption and institutional development in political science, economics, and sociology.