Download E-books La terre qui meurt PDF

By Françoise Choay

Que vont devenir nos villes maintenant que l'aménagement de leurs territoires n'est plus considéré comme le fondement de notre société ? Que restera-t-il du patrimoine, passé au rabot de l. a. globalisation ?

A l. a. fois cri d'alarme et prétexte à une réflexion pionnière, le petit livre de Françoise Choay est un modèle de synthèse. Du quartier des cathédrales gothiques à los angeles position Stanislas à Nancy, des trouées haussmaniennes aux villes nouvelles puis aux ensembles urbains étalés à l'infini, Françoise Choay pointe à chaque get together remark les mentalités, les savoirs strategies et économiques ont façonné les cités.

Un brévaire indipensable pour tout piéton des villes.

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Download E-books Who's Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life PDF

By Richard Florida

In the age of globalization, a few declare that the place you reside doesn’t subject: Alaska, Idaho, and Alabama are interchangeable. the area is, finally, flat.

Not so quickly. position, argues the good urbanist Richard Florida, isn't just vital, it’s extra very important than ever. actually, deciding upon a spot to reside is as very important for your happiness as opting for a wife or profession. and a few areas, fresh surveys exhibit, fairly are happier than others. In Who’s Your City, inventive type guru Richard Florida experiences in this starting to be physique of study that tells us what characteristics of towns and cities truly make humans happy—and he explains how one can use those principles to make your individual offerings. This crucial advisor to how humans can decide on the place to dwell and what these offerings suggest to their lives and their groups is key interpreting for everybody from city planners and mayors to fresh graduates.

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Download E-books 200 QCM Pour tester votre culture générale (Book 2) PDF

By Catherina Catsaros

Se préparer à une épreuve de tradition générale est un exercice à l. a. fois basic et périlleux. easy vehicle l. a. tradition générale fait partie de l'apprentissage et se trouve très souvent sanctionnée par un diplôme tel que le bac par exemple ; périlleux automobile c'est un domaine aux frontières infinies. À travers des thèmes tels que l'information, l. a. verbal exchange, l'économie et los angeles politique, l'État, l'histoire, les sciences et los angeles société, ce advisor, enrichi de liens hypertextes qui permettent de naviguer entre questions et réponses, vous offre une imaginative and prescient d'ensemble de tous les faits marquants. Sous l. a. forme d'un thème développé brièvement et suivi d'une query, il vous permet de mettre à jour et de compléter vos connaissances de façon ludique.

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Download E-books Aspects of Ancient Institutions and Geography: Studies in Honor of Richard J.A. Talbert (Impact of Empire) PDF

In "Aspects of historic associations and Geography" colleagues and scholars honor Richard J.A. Talbert for his a number of contributions and impact at the fields of old historical past, political and social technological know-how, in addition to cartography and geography. This choice of unique and precious examinations is targeted round the middle subject matter of Talbert s paintings how historical participants and teams equipped their international, via their associations and geography. the 1st 1/2 the publication considers institutional historical past in chapters on such varied subject matters because the Roman Senate, Roman provincial politics and management, therapeutic springs, gladiators, and infantrymen. Chapters at the geography of Thucydides and Alexander III, imperial geography, monitoring letters and utilizing sundials around out the second one 1/2 the book."

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Download E-books Time-Space Compression: Historical Geographies (Routledge Studies in Human Geography) PDF

By Barney Warf

If geography is the research of ways people are stretched over the earth’s floor, an integral part of that technique is how we all know and think approximately area and time. even supposing house and time look as "natural" and out of doors of society, they're actually social buildings; each society develops other ways of measuring, organizing, and perceiving them. Given regular raises within the quantity and speed of social transactions over area, time and area have gradually "shrunk" through the method of time-space compression. by means of altering the time-space prisms of lifestyle – how humans use their instances and areas, the possibilities and constraints they face, the meanings they connect to them – time-space compression is concurrently cultural, social, political, and mental in nature.

This booklet explores how numerous social associations and applied sciences traditionally generated huge, immense advancements in transportation and communications that produced transformative rate reductions within the time and value of interactions between areas, developing ever-changing geographies of centrality and peripherality. Warf invokes a world point of view on early glossy, overdue smooth, and postmodern capitalism. He uses info pertaining to commute occasions at a variety of old junctures, maps of distances among areas at diversified old moments, anecdotal analyses in line with released money owed of people’s experience of position, examinations of cultural types that represented house (e.g., paintings), and rates in regards to the tradition of pace.

Warf exhibits how time-space compression varies less than varied old and geographical stipulations, indicating that it isn't one, unmarried, homogenous approach yet a fancy, contingent, and contested one. This e-book can be worthwhile booklet for these learning and gaining knowledge of Geography, background, Sociology, and Political technology, in addition to Anthropology, and Philosophy.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms PDF

This specific richly-illustrated account of the landforms and geology of the world’s coasts, offered in a country-by-country (state-by-state) series, assembles an enormous volume of knowledge and pictures of an endangered and more and more populated and constructed landform. a global panel of 138 coastal specialists presents info on “what is the place” on each one region of coast, including reasons of the landforms, their evolution and the alterations happening on them. in addition to delivering info at the coastal gains of every nation (state or county) the compendium can be utilized to figure out the level of specific beneficial properties alongside the world’s coasts and to enquire comparisons and contrasts among numerous international areas. With greater than 1440 colour illustrations and photographs, it's really worthy as a resource of knowledge sooner than getting to know or simply vacationing a area of coast. References are supplied to the present literature on coastal evolution and sea coast changes.

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Download E-books Examining the Ismaili Imams & the Bohras PDF

By Ali Azhar Arastu - XKP

This e-book has been divided into five segments which were extra divided into various parts.

The first section defines the which means of Shia and talks concerning the diverse sects in the Shias and additional divides Ismailis and talks in regards to the sects inside them. It additionally discusses many of the Ismaili/Fatimid Imams (the Ismaili Imams after Imam al-Sadiq (as)[1] and it questions the authenticity of the Ismaili Imams and questions the very fact in the event that they have been divinely appointed.

The moment phase of the publication offers with the significance of following definitely the right chain and the necessity to keep on with the rightful Imams after the Holy Prophet (sawa)[2] additionally discusses the traditions of the Holy Prophet (sawa) concerning his successors (as) and his traditions concerning Imam al-Mahdi, the 12th Holy Imam (May Allah hasten his reappearance). additionally clarifies a few doubts that one can have in regards to the occultation of Imam al-Mahdi (as).

The 3rd phase discusses approximately a fantastic Imam and the features we must always count on from him after which addresses of the Ithna Ashari Imams after Imam al-Sadiq (as), their designation, what has been stated approximately them not just through Shias but in addition by way of Ahle Sunna.

The fourth section offers with the influence of following the inaccurate chain and its effects on their deeds. moreover, one of many Bohra Jurisprudential matters (Bohra Calendar and the moon sighting) is scrutinized in detail.

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Download E-books Where Is the Amazon? PDF

Without risking lifestyles or limb, readers can discover the wonders and wonder of the Amazon during this Where Is...? title.

Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River given that 13,000 BC and but they make up only a small percent of the "population" of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life—animal and plant alike. it is a rainforest that's domestic to an expected 390 billion person bushes, 2.5 million species of bugs, and thousands of wonderful creatures and vegetation which may both therapy ailments, or, just like the poison dart frog, kill with a unmarried contact. Where Is the Amazon? finds the superb scale of a unmarried rainforest that we're nonetheless attempting to comprehend at the present time and that, in lots of methods, helps our life in the world.

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Download E-books Forgotten Footprints: Lost Stories in the Discovery of Antarctica PDF

By John Harrison

A mixture of heritage, geography, delusion, and private fact, this booklet explores the Antarctic Peninsula, the South Shetland Islands, and the Weddell Sea—the so much visited areas in Antarctica. jam-packed with attractive pictures via the writer from his travels, this checklist deals a variety of anecdotal debts of the merchantmen, military males, sealers, whalers, and aviators who, in addition to scientists and adventurers, drew the 1st ghostly maps of the White Continent. It delves into the heads and hearts of these who have been pushed to find the unknown land and is perfect for the armchair traveller who desires to discover the continent’s earlier and present.

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Download E-books Exploration: New Lands, New Worlds (Discovering the Earth) PDF

By Michael Allaby

Exploration: New Lands, New Worlds is the final publication within the sequence, yet with out the tale of ways humans ventured forth, taking their lives of their fingers, to discover each final nook of the planet, not one of the environmental sciences may have built. This booklet tells of the explorers by means of land and sea, and eventually of the 1st steps clear of Earth looking for new worlds. The publication additionally explains why people have continuously had to discover, and why they nonetheless do.

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