Taking a novel approach to the contradictory impulses of violence and care, illness and healing, this book radically shifts the way we think of the interrelations of institutions and experiences in a globalizing world. Living and Dying in the Contemporary World is not just another reader in medical anthropology but a true tour de force—a deep exploration of all that makes life unbearable and yet livable through the labor of ordinary people. This book comprises forty-four chapters by scholars whose ethnographic and historical work is conducted around the globe, including South Asia, East Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Bringing together the work of established scholars with the vibrant voices of younger scholars, Living and Dying in the Contemporary World will appeal to anthropologists, sociologists, health scientists, scholars of religion, and all who are curious about how to relate to the rapidly changing institutions and experiences in an ever more connected world.
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Computational Intelligence: A Compendium presents a well structured overview about this rapidly growing field with contributions of leading experts in Computational Intelligence. The main focus of the compendium is on applied methods tired-and-proven effective to realworld problems, which is especially useful for practitioners, researchers, students and also newcomers to the field. The 25 chapters are grouped into the following themes: I. Overview and Background II. Data Preprocessing and Systems Integration III. Artificial Intelligence IV. Logic and Reasoning V. Ontology VI. Agents VII. Fuzzy Systems VIII. Artificial Neural Networks IX. Evolutionary Approaches X. DNA and Immune-based Computing.
Horrifying ghouls, decaying corpses, body snatchers, grave robbers and flesh-eating monsters. In this gruesome anthology of the living dead, all these and more will try to catch your eye and devour your brain. From the macabre pens of the world's most spine-tingling horror and fantasy writers, the grisliest, goriest, ghastliest stories from the last two centuries have been plucked from the shadows by legendary editor Otto Penzler, to form the most monstrous volume in zombie history. Featuring a cast of world-class writers, including H.P. Lovecraft, Stephen King, Clive Barker, Richard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe, Joe R. Lansdale, Vivian Meik, Lisa Tuttle, W.B. Seabrook, Karen Haber, Guy De Maupassant, Richard Laymon, Thomas Burke, Anthony Boucher, John Knox, Theodore Sturgeon and Seabury Quinn, this might just be the world's biggest and bloodiest zombie anthology yet.
Compêndio de avaliação de sensoriamento remoto temático compreendendo avaliação de precisão, de precisão geométrica, de precisão temática, relatório de erro, representação de erro e estudo de casos.
Know which botanical medicines are effective—and which to avoid—in an instant Medicinal Herbs: A Compendium contains the profiles of about 200 important and commonly used medicinal herbs. This short, concise resource is translated, complete revised, and updated from the German compendium Arzneidrogenprofile (2000) and was largely edited by the late Varro E. Tyler before his death in 2001. With this guide, pharmacists and health practitioners will be able to quickly find information on medicinal plants and directions for their use. This compendium incorporates important botanicals from both European pharmacognosy and the North American medicinal herb market. Designed originally for pharmacists who need a succinct, easy-to-use manual for every day use, Medicinal Herbs can also benefit pharmacognosists, physicians specializing in natural treatments, midwives, physiotherapists, herbalists, and students of these disciplines. Included in the text are two tables for the medicinal plants—an English-to-Latin binomial list and a Latin binomial-to-English list—allowing readers who are not as familiar with English to more easily find what they need. Each herb’s profile in Medicinal Herbs has its own page which lists: its English name and Latin binomial the parts of the plant used for treatment areas of applications—what ailments are indicated and how the herb is to be used dosage for using herbal teas, tinctures, poultices, and more instructions for the duration of application and when to contact a medical practitioner comments on the use of the herb, its efficiency and safety, and any traditions or folklore on that herb contraindications—when not to use the herb adverse effects interactions with other drugs