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Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2019), October 7-9, 2019, Paris, France

1st Edition

Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 24, 2019

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY AND FANTASY were compiled with the intent to establish a multidisciplinary platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. The aim is also to foster the awareness and discussion on...

Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern Era: A Natural and Applied Science Perspective

1st Edition

David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo
September 23, 2019

While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world – climate change, nutrition, and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective...

The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution

1st Edition

Peter H. Rhys Evans
July 29, 2019

Why are humans so fond of water? Why is our skin colour so variable? Why aren’t we hairy like our close ape relatives? A savannah scenario of human evolution has been widely accepted primarily due to fossil evidence; and fossils do not offer insight into these questions. Other alternative...

Modernity, Frontiers and Revolutions: Proceedings of the 4th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2018), October 3-6, 2018, S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal

1st Edition

Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 25, 2018

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - MODERNITY, FRONTIERS AND REVOLUTIONS were compiled with the intent to establish a multidisciplinary platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It also aims to foster awareness of and discussion on the...

Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities

1st Edition

Jeremy Russell-Smith, Glenn James, Howard Pedersen, Kamaljit K. Sangha
August 22, 2018

Key Features: Provides clear and authoritative recommendations for managing fire in ecological and social contexts Authors are all international leaders in their fields and include not only academics but also leaders of Indigenous communities Explains Indigenous cultural and knowledge systems to...

Down from the Trees: Man’s Amazing Transition from Tree-Dwelling Ape Ancestors

1st Edition

Ralph D. Hermansen
June 29, 2018

Down from the Trees: Man’s Amazing Transition from Tree-Dwelling Ape Ancestors covers the evolution of man from tree-dwelling ape to Homo sapiens as he is today. Using easy-to-read language, the author takes complex, jargon-filled material and extracts the essence of the topic and coveys it in...

Progress(es), Theories and Practices: Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Congress on Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI 2017), October 4-7, 2017, Bari, Italy

1st Edition

Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 21, 2017

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - Progress(es) - Theories and Practices were compiled with the intent to establish a platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It aims also to foster the awareness of and discussion on the topics of...

Human Variation: From the Laboratory to the Field

1st Edition

C.G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Akira Yasukouchi, Stanley Ulijaszek
May 31, 2017

The transition in anthropological and biomedical research methods over the past 50 years, from anthropometric and craniometric measurements to large-scale microarray genetic studies has resulted in continued revision of opinions and ideas relating to the factors and forces that drive human...

Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience

1st Edition

Michele Companion, Miriam S. Chaiken
December 20, 2016

As the global climate shifts, communities are faced with a myriad of mitigation and adaptation challenges. These highlight the political, cultural, economic, social, and physical vulnerability of social groups, communities, families, and individuals. They also foster resilience and creative...

Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman

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Diane L. France
November 04, 2016

Building on the success, and maintaining the format, of the best-selling Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas (ISBN: 978-1-4200-6286-1), Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman presents new images of human bones representing many states of maturation from...

Utopia(s) - Worlds and Frontiers of the Imaginary: Proceedings of the 2nd International Multidisciplinary Congress, October 20-22, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal

1st Edition

Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 23, 2016

The idea of Utopia springs from a natural desire of transformation, of evolution pertaining to humankind and, therefore, one can find expressions of “utopian” desire in every civilization. Having to do explicitly with human condition, Utopia accompanies closely cultural evolution, almost as a...

Forensic Entomology: International Dimensions and Frontiers

1st Edition

Jeffery Keith Tomberlin, M. Eric Benbow
March 03, 2015

The use of forensic entomology has become established as a global science. Recent efforts in the field bridge multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, microbiology, chemistry, genetics, and systematics as well as ecology and evolution. The first book of its kind, Forensic Entomology:...

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