E Journal Invasion Book

E Journal Invasion


  • Author : Helen Heinrich
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-04-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780631103

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E Journal Invasion Book Description :

Written by an authoritative practitioner, this book explores the changing nature of cataloguing in the aftermath of e-journal invasion. It traces the development of the issue by examining changes in AACR2 and CONSER rules, focusing on the revision of AACR2, Chapter 12, and emergence of the concept of ‘Continuing Resources’. The book analyzes challenges of e-journal cataloguing that stem from an ever-growing number of online publications and aggregator databases. It assesses the complexities of incorporating commercially produced cataloguing into a local database, and offers practical solutions to the most common questions in the process. The book concludes with a look into the future of e-resource cataloguing from technical and conceptual standpoints. Helps understand terminology and key elements of e-serials cataloguing with examples Focuses on challenges of e-journal cataloguing in aggregator database environments Explores local considerations for implimetation of commercial cataloguing products

Burgoyne s Invasion of 1777 Book

Burgoyne s Invasion of 1777


  • Author : Samuel Adams Drake
  • Publisher : Boston : Lee and Shepard
  • Release Date : 1889
  • Genre: HISTORY
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:$B309320

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Burgoyne s Invasion of 1777 Book Description :

This volume details much of Burgoyne's campaign in Canada, as well as the northern parts of the colonies--New York and New England. The battles of Bemis Heights and Freeman's Farm are broken down into several chapters, culminating in a chapter specifically accounting the British Army's retreat and surrender.

Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers Book

Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers


  • Author : Mark Scholz
  • Publisher : Other Press, LLC
  • Release Date : 2010-08-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781590513859

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Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers Book Description :

Every year almost a quarter of a million confused and frightened American men are tossed into a prostate cancer cauldron stirred by salespeople representing a multibillion-dollar industry. In this flourishing business, the radical prostatectomy is still the most widely recommended treatment option. Yet a recent and definitive study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that out of the fifty thousand prostate operations performed annually, more than forty thousand are unjustified. But this is no surprise given that 99 percent of all doctors treating this disease are surgeons or radiation therapists. The appalling fact is that men are still being rushed into a major operation that rarely prolongs life and more than half the time leaves them impotent. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers is a report on the latest thinking in prostate cancer therapy: close monitoring–active surveillance rather than surgery or radiation–should be the initial treatment approach for many men. There are three stages of prostate cancer and this book will provide accurate information about how to distinguish between them: Low-Risk, which requires no immediate treatment; Intermediate-Risk, which will benefit from surgery, radiation, and/or hormonal therapy; and High-Risk, a type that does require immediate treatment with a combination of therapies. In a unique collaboration, doctor and patient provide a wholly new perspective on managing this disease. Ralph Blum’s account of his personal struggle, together with Dr.Mark Scholz’s presentation of newscientific advances, provides convincing evidence that this noninvasive approach can be crucial in preventing tens of thousands of men from being overtreated every year. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers serves as an indispensable map through the medical minefield of prostate cancer.

Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology Book

Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology


  • Author : David M. Richardson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444330007

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Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology Book Description :

Invasion ecology is the study of the causes and consequences of the introduction of organisms to areas outside their native range. Interest in this field has exploded in the past few decades. Explaining why and how organisms are moved around the world, how and why some become established and invade, and how best to manage invasive species in the face of global change are all crucial issues that interest biogeographers, ecologists and environmental managers in all parts of the world. This book brings together the insights of more than 50 authors to examine the origins, foundations, current dimensions and potential trajectories of invasion ecology. It revisits key tenets of the foundations of invasion ecology, including contributions of pioneering naturalists of the 19th century, including Charles Darwin and British ecologist Charles Elton, whose 1958 monograph on invasive species is widely acknowledged as having focussed scientific attention on biological invasions.

Churchill s Secret Invasion Book

Churchill s Secret Invasion


  • Author : John Grehan
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release Date : 2013-09-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473829664

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Churchill s Secret Invasion Book Description :

In the spring of 1942 Britain's far-flung empire was in the greatest peril. North Africa was being overrun by the German Afrika Korps and in south-east Asia the forces of Imperial Japan had captured Singapore and were threatening India. Only the most urgent reinforcement of both war fronts could prevent disaster. But Britain's shipping routes to Egypt and India passed the island of Madagascar. If the Japanese Navy, operating out of Madagascar, could severe Britain's communications with Cairo and Delhi, then the whole of North Africa and the Indian sub-continent would be at the mercy of the Axis Powers. In a desperate race against time, and under conditions of the utmost secrecy, at Churchill's instigation Britain planned to seize Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world, before the Japanese could strike. An overwhelming force was assembled and despatched as part of the largest convoy ever to have left Britain's shores. Yet the expedition's commanders were faced with not just military but also political obstacles, because the forces occupying the island were not those her enemy's but those of her former ally - France. The Secret Invasion is the first book to examine in detail this crucial campaign which was Britain's largest amphibious assault since the First World War and the first large-scale combined air, sea and land operation Britain had attempted.

General and Systematic Pathology  International Edition E Book Book
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General and Systematic Pathology International Edition E Book


  • Author : James C. E. Underwood
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2009-05-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 860
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437728743

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General and Systematic Pathology International Edition E Book Book Description :

This highly acclaimed textbook is written specifically for students of medicine and related health science subjects. It progresses from a review of general pathology principles and disease mechanisms through detailed discussions of the pathologic entities associated with each organ system. Nearly 700 full-color photographs and pathology slides bring the content to life. The fifth edition features extensive updates throughout to reflect the latest discoveries in cellular and molecular pathology, and offers a web site that presents self-assessment material and illustrated clinical case studies. Contents perfectly matches needs on medical students. Very clinical approach matches integrated courses. Extensive International Advisory Board validates contents. Each organ system chapter begins with a brief review of normal structure and function, emphasizing aspects that are important to an understanding of the subsequently discussed disease processes. Offers a superb collection of clinical photographs, histopathology images, and graphics, approximately 700 in all, that richly depict the appearance of both healthy and diseased tissues. New co-editor, Dr Simon Cross. Structure of chapters revised to make the book much easier to use during courses that are problem- or case-based. Several new contributors and re-written chapters. Expanded International Advisory Board.

The British Invasion of the River Plate  1806   1807 Book

The British Invasion of the River Plate 1806 1807


  • Author : Ben Hughes
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release Date : 2013-10-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473829923

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The British Invasion of the River Plate 1806 1807 Book Description :

In 1806 a British expeditionary force captured Buenos Aires. Over the next eighteen months, Britain was sucked into a costly campaign on the far side of the world. The Spaniards were humbled on the battlefield and Montevideo was taken by storm, but the campaign ended in disaster when 6000 redcoats and riflemen surrendered following a bloody battle in the streets of the Argentine capital. So ended one of the most humiliating and neglected episodes of the entire Napoleonic Wars.In The British Invasion of the River Plate Ben Hughes tells the story of this forgotten campaign in graphic detail. His account is based on research carried out across two continents. It draws on contemporary newspaper reports, official documents and the memoirs, letters and journals of the men who were there.He describes the initially successful British invasion, which was stopped when their troops were surrounded in Buenos Aires main square and forced to surrender, and the second British attack which was eventually defeated too. His narrative covers the course of the entire campaign and its aftermath. While focusing on the military and political aspects of the campaign, his book gives an insight into the actions of the main protagonists William Carr Beresford, Sir Home Popham, Santiago de Liniers and Black Bob Craufurd and into the experiences of the forgotten rank and file.He also considers the long-term impact of the campaign on the fortunes of the opposing sides. Many of the British survivors went on to win glory in the Peninsular War. For the Uruguayans and Argentines, their victory gave them a sense of national pride that would eventually encourage them to wrest their independence from Spain.

Biological Invasions Book

Biological Invasions


  • Author : Wolfgang Nentwig
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-02-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 446
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540369202

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Biological Invasions Book Description :

This new volume on Biological Invasions deals with both plants and animals, differing from previous books by extending from the level of individual species to an ecosystem and global level. Topics of highest societal relevance, such as the impact of genetically modified organisms, are interlinked with more conventional ecological aspects, including biodiversity. The combination of these approaches is new and makes compelling reading for researchers and environmentalists.

Following Jesus in Invaded Space Book

Following Jesus in Invaded Space


  • Author : Chris Budden
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-05-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9781630876739

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Following Jesus in Invaded Space Book Description :

Christianity is never just about beliefs but habits and practices-for better or worse. Theology always reflects the social location of the theologian-including her privileges and prejudices-all the time working with a particular, often undisclosed, notion of what is normal. Therefore theology is never neutral-it defends particular constructions of reality, and it promotes certain interests. Following Jesus in Invaded Space asks what-and whose-interests theology protects when it is part of a community that invaded the land of Indigenous peoples. Developing a theological method and position that self-consciously acknowledges the church's role in occupying Aboriginal land in Australia, it dares to speak of God, church, and justice in the context of past history and continuing dispossession. Hence, a Second people's theology emerges through constant and careful attention to experiences of invasion and dis-location brought into dialogue with the theological landscape or tradition of the church.