Released to great acclaim and controversy in France, throughout Europe, and in Latin America, The World According to Monsanto is sure to change the way we think about food safety and the corporate control of our food supply.
Stuart Chapman faithfully recorded his day-to-day life in France from 1916 to 1919, touching upon not only the squalor, violence, sheer exhaustion and astonishing discomfort but also the valour, comradeship and sacred moments of frivolity. This diary offers a unique perspective - of one who felt, lived and saw what history books can only recount from much-repeated facts.
The advancement of innovative education, librarianship, and scholarship has become increasingly entangled with copyright law. Research and education seem to be routinely reinvented with the creation of new software and technological devices. Private agreements are becoming a dominant force on the shape of legal rights and responsibilities.
Untangle complicated grammar rules and build better sentences ; master proper punctuation and spelling ; Reinforce skills with quizzes, written exercises, and a final exam ; avoid and correct common errors.
This fifth edition has been refreshed and updated to give a more portable and efficient reference for all high school and college writing needs. From essays to feature articles, from book reports to scripts, you'll get coverage of all thirty-seven types of student writing, good writing principles, subject-specific writing samples, and important considerations for writing and the Internet.
On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.
An integrated approach to an increasingly hot and globally debated topic, the book considers the past, present, and future of GE crops, and offers an invaluable perspective for regulation and policy development.
In this practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics, you’ll learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world around us. Regardless of the kind of data you’re working with–business, science, politics, sports, or even your own personal finances–this book will show you how to use statistical charts, maps, and explanation diagrams to spot the stories in the data and learn new things from it.
The authors provide comprehensive, up-to-the-minute, action-inspiring information, including how to identify GE foods, products to avoid, brands that are GE-free, and how to shop and act with a purpose. They discuss all of the ethical, environmental, and health arguments against GE food, how these foods are being regulated in the United States and abroad, and why consumers are right to oppose them.
A documentary about Flint, Michigan native Michael Moore and his efforts to meet with General Motors' president Roger Smith in order to persuade the executive to visit Flint, a city which is economically depressed due to the closure of a General Motors plant.
Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal travels across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't ... how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart.
Discusses the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Also discusses all the subsequent amendments made to the U.S. Constitution. These amendments include such important national issues as slavery, prohibition, and the extension of voting rights to all citizens.The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. It has stood the test of time. This film presents insights of American political science experts and concepts of human rights.
A nuanced critique of gender and heroism in popular culture as well as a powerful dose of Vitamin F(eminism) for the undernourished. From the birth of the 1940s comic book heroine, Wonder Woman, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about strong and healthy women. Wonder Women! reveals the complicated negotiations girls and women face as they attempt to achieve confidence, strength, and agency in a society often at odds with those goals.
Helps people prepare for disruption due to power outages, severe weather, civil unrest, chemical spills, radiation accidents, panemics, terrorism, and more. Provides information on vital supplies and services available in times of disaster. Explains how to obtain safe drinking water, what foods to store, and how to reduce the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, dirty bombs, swine and avian flu, and radiological dangers, plus what supplies to keep on hand.
The Fifth International Symposium of the Pacific Arts Association, titled "Art, Performance, and Society", called for papers in sessions dealing with "Production and Performance", "Social and Cultural Context", "The Record and the Remainder", and "The Mission of Museums". In all, some sixty papers were presented, twenty-four of which have been included in this book.
A collection of 43 traditional or historical stories from the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, and Australia. Includes creation myths, myths of origin, adventures of gods and heroes, kings and queens, and much more.
Architecture intersects with critical anthropology and geography as contributors examine how social, political, religious, economic, demographic, and environmental influences coverage in the nexus of housing.
The art of tivaevae quilt-making is unique to the Cook Islands. Quilting was embraced by the islanders after it was introduced by the Christian missionaries. This book presents twenty-three Cook Islands quilters and their creations.