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The Toda Landscape
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 543

The Toda Landscape

Co-published by Orient Blackswan Private Limited, New Delhi.

Why Life Matters
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 419

Why Life Matters

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-11-03
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  • Publisher: Springer

Dr. Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison are world-renowned ecological philosophers and activists, interdisciplinary social and environmental scientists and broad-ranging, deeply committed humanists. This collection of fifty essays and interviews comprises an invigorating, outspoken, provocative and eloquent overview of the ecological humanities in one highly accessible volume. The components of this collection were published in the authors’ "Green Conversations" blog series, and pieces in the Eco News Network from 2011 to 2013 and feature luminaries from Jane Goodall to Ted Turner to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution to the former head of the UN Convention on Biologica...

ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES 21: Collected Essays
  • Language: en

ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES 21: Collected Essays

· A Space for the Possible: Globalization and English Language Learning for Tibetan Students in China (007-032) by Clothey, Rebecca, and Elena McKinlay · An A mdo Tibetan Pastoralist Family's Lo sar in Stong skor Village by Thurston, Timothy, and Tsering Samdrup · Hail Prevention Rituals and Ritual Practitioners in Northeast Amdo (071-111) by Rdo rje don grub · Pyramid Schemes on the Tibetan Plateau (113-140) by Gonier, Devin, and Rgyal yum sgrol ma · Tibetans and Muslims in Northwest China: Economic and Political Aspects of a Complex Historical Relationship (141-186) by Horlemann, Bianca · Sacred Dairies, Dairymen, and Buffaloes of the Nilgiri Mountains in South India (187-256) by Wal...

Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 176

Pratiyogita Darpan

  • Type: Magazine
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  • Published: 2007-07
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Pratiyogita Darpan (monthly magazine) is India's largest read General Knowledge and Current Affairs Magazine. Pratiyogita Darpan (English monthly magazine) is known for quality content on General Knowledge and Current Affairs. Topics ranging from national and international news/ issues, personality development, interviews of examination toppers, articles/ write-up on topics like career, economy, history, public administration, geography, polity, social, environment, scientific, legal etc, solved papers of various examinations, Essay and debate contest, Quiz and knowledge testing features are covered every month in this magazine.

Mr. X and the Pacific
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 300

Mr. X and the Pacific

Mr. X and the Pacific -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction. A Strategic Vision Interrupted -- 1. Encounters with East Asia: Inheritance of a Strategic Perspective -- 2. China: "Minimum Aid" and "Maximum Flexibility" -- 3. Japan: "The Father of Reverse-Course Policy" -- 4. Ebb Tide: Acheson Takes the Helm -- 5. Prelude to the Korean War: Applying the "Strategic Concept" on the East Asian Periphery -- 6. Korea: "A Labyrinth of Ignorance and Error and Conjecture" -- 7. Aftermath of Korea: The End of a Strategic Vision for East Asia -- 8. Vietnam: "My Piece Has Been Spoken" -- Conclusion: Legacies of Engagement with East Asia -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z

Sanctuary
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 337

Sanctuary

Are humans fated to destroy the world or save it? The sanctuary movement answers that a “world with us” can be filled with beauty and compassion for all creatures great and small. This intimate coffeetable book combines personal stories and original photographs from some of the most unusual sanctuaries in the world.

Social Creatures
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 458

Social Creatures

In more than thirty essays, Social Animals examines the role of animals in human society. Collected from a wide range of periodicals and books, these important works of scholarship examine such issues as how animal shelter workers view the pets in their care, why some people hoard animals, animals and women who experience domestic abuse, philosophical and feminist analyses of our moral obligations toward animals, and many other topics.

Still Ours to Lead
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 263

Still Ours to Lead

Is the United States still a "superpower"? How are the rising powers establishing themselves in international politics and security? What is the future of global stability? For over a decade, Bruce Jones has had a front-row seat as the emerging powers—principally China, India, and Brazil, but also Turkey, Indonesia, Korea, and others—thrust themselves onto the global stage. From Delhi to Doha to Beijing to Brasilia, he's met with the politicians, diplomats, business leaders, and scholars of those powers as they craft their strategies for rising influence—and with senior American officials as they forge their response. In Still Ours to Lead, Jones tells a nuanced story of American leade...

The United Nations Security Council and War
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 816

The United Nations Security Council and War

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010-04-15
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  • Publisher: OUP Oxford

This is the first major exploration of the United Nations Security Council's part in addressing the problem of war, both civil and international, since 1945. Both during and after the Cold War the Council has acted in a limited and selective manner, and its work has sometimes resulted in failure. It has not been - and was never equipped to be - the centre of a comprehensive system of collective security. However, it remains the body charged with primary responsibility for international peace and security. It offers unique opportunities for international consultation and military collaboration, and for developing legal and normative frameworks. It has played a part in the reduction in the inc...