Category: American Studies

Download E-books Homenaje a Juan Comas en su 65 Aniversario. Volumen 1. Indigenismo - Linguistica - Arqueologia. PDF

By Miguel Leon-Portilla et al.

Fue Manuel Gamio (1883-1960) uno de los más notables antropólogos de México. Sus trabajos iniciales, hasta el año de 1925, los consagró particularmente a l. a. arqueología, y después, sin olvidarse de aquella preocupación, abordó el estudio de las cuestiones sociales, con singular predilección por l. a. existencia precaria de los grupos indígenas. Completó su exertions de investigador con oportunas reflexiones sobre el mundo prehispánico y lá significación de sus principles. Esta antología, preparada por Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, reúne textos sobresalientes tanto en lo que se refiere a sus actividades profesionales como en lo que atañe a sus teorías acerca de los angeles cultura
nacional.

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Download E-books Water and Arid Lands of the Western United States: A World Resources Institute Book PDF

Regardless of remarkable thoughts via a few states, western water legislation and associations now in position have been designed mainly for an prior period and feature no longer tailored to the recent calls for and stresses on water assets. In Water and the Arid Lands of the Western usa the authors discover the character of water calls for within the agricultural and municipal sectors and set forth prescriptions for the west to maneuver clear of its historic reliance on pricey supply-side initiatives and towards higher administration of present provides. Six instances reviews by way of specialists within the box illustrate particular examples of water administration concerns. Taking as foci the primary Valley of California, the excessive Plains of Texas, and the higher Basin of the Colorado River, 3 of the case stories study difficulties confronted by way of the massive city components of southern California; Tucson, Arizona; and Denver, Colorado. A concluding bankruptcy indicates useful coverage ideas and politically possible institutional adjustments for maximizing the potency of water use and minimizing the clash linked to the reallocation of constrained water provides.

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Download E-books Farming for Health: Green-Care Farming Across Europe and the United States of America (Wageningen UR Frontis Series) PDF

Farming for overall healthiness describes using farms, cattle, crops and landscapes as a base for selling human psychological and actual future health and social overall healthiness. The ebook deals an summary of the improvement of ‘Farming for wellbeing and fitness’ projects throughout Europe, due to altering paradigms in wellbeing and fitness care and the call for for brand spanking new social and fiscal actions in agriculture and rural components. The participants are drawn from various international locations and disciplines.

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Download E-books Americans At Work: A Guide to the Can-Do People PDF

By Craig Storti

No matter if you're employed with american citizens face-to-face, speak with them by way of mobile or email or have interaction jointly in a digital workforce, american citizens at paintings unearths the delicate and the not-so-subtle features of yankee tradition within the office. Best-selling writer Craig Storti presents historic views and reasons of the six most crucial American cultural subject matters and their relevance to the office: "Land of chance" (a pushed people), "Go-for-It Mentality" (ready, hearth, goal; new is better), "Equality for All" (but remember who is boss), "The force to accomplish" (nice men end last), "Live and permit reside" (do your personal thing), "Time concerns" (obsession with efficiency). find out about striaght speak, American type, and the way american citizens usually are not constantly as direct as they are saying they're. discover why american citizens are deeply conflicted approximately strength: they crave it yet are loath to be stuck yearning it. See how american citizens view outsiders. achieve assistance for succeeding within the American paintings atmosphere. ultimately, get the fundamentals of work-related etiquette: carrying out conferences, giving suggestions, nonverbal verbal exchange, e mail ideas, presents, taboo issues etc. figuring out how americans paintings with one another might help you are expecting their reactions and, extra vital, their expectancies of you. And while you're American, you can be larger comprehend your individual habit and manage to paintings extra successfully with collegues from different cultures.

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Download E-books American Congo: The African American Freedom Struggle in the Delta PDF

By Nan Elizabeth Woodruff

In 1921, freedom fighter William Pickens defined the Mississippi River Valley because the "American Congo." Nan Woodruff argues that the African Congo lower than Belgium's King Leopold II is an apt metaphor for the Delta of the early 20th century. either wore the face of technology, progressivism, and benevolence, but have been underwritten by means of brutal hard work stipulations, violence, and terror. As within the Congo, she argues, the Delta all started with the promise of empire: U.S. capitalists in search of new clients cleared the massive Delta swamps. With the following emergence of a prosperous planter category, the promise of untold riches, and a principally black hard work strength, the US had its Congo.

Woodruff chronicles the subsequent half-century of person and collective struggles as black sharecroppers fought to earn a simply go back for his or her exertions, to stay loose from terror, to possess estate, to have equivalent entry to the criminal method, to maneuver at will, and to vote. They fought for citizenship not just of guys, yet of girls and households, and have been empowered by means of the wars and upheavals of the time. certainly, Woodruff argues, the civil rights stream can't be accurately understood except those previous battles for freedom.

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Download E-books Allies at Odds?: The United States and the European Union PDF

Why, regardless of their related ambitions, do the coverage personal tastes of the ecu Union and usa diverge on such a lot of multilateral concerns? to reply to that query, Allies at Odds? completely examines fresh overseas efforts in palms regulate, environmental safeguard, human rights, and army cooperation. facts from 20 separate circumstances helps the expectancies of the realist method of foreign politics, which makes a speciality of the function of energy primarily. Neither cultural elements nor overseas associations have as a lot impression as a few anticipate. This discovering used to be as real in the course of the Clinton Presidency as through the Bush, indicating that concentrating on personalities overlooks extra large and longer-lasting transformations among the Atlantic allies.

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