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The Book Roots
The Author Alex Haley
The Publisher
Release Date1989
Genre African American families
Pages 621
ISBN 9026971249
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: De geschiedenis van een Amerikaanse negerfamilie, beginnend in het 18e eeuwse Gambia wanneer een voorouder van de schrijver als slaaf naar Amerika wordt getransporteerd.

The Book Roots
The Author Alex Haley
The Publisher
Release Date1983
Pages 621
ISBN 9026974760
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: De geschiedenis van een Amerikaanse negerfamilie, beginnend in het 18e eeuwse Gambia wanneer een voorouder van de schrijver als slaaf naar Amerika wordt getransporteerd.

The Book Structure and Function of Roots
The Author F. Baluska
The Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date1995-04-30
Genre Science
Pages 354
ISBN 0792328329
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In 1971, the late Dr. J. Kolek of the Institute of Botany, Bratislava, organized the first International Symposium devoted exclusively to plant roots. At that time, perhaps only a few of the participants, gathered together in Tatranska Lomnica, sensed that a new era of root meetings was beginning. Nevertheless, it is now clear that Dr. Kolek's action, undertaken with his characteristic enormous enthusiasm, was rather pioneering, for it started a series a similar meetings. Moreover, what was rather exceptional at the time was the fact that the meeting was devoted to the functioning of just a single organ, the root. One possible reason for the unexpected success of the original, perhaps naive, idea of a Root Symposium might lie with the fact that plant roots have always been extremely popular as experimental material for cytologists, biochemists and physiologists whishing to probe processes as diverse as cell division and solute transport. Of course, the connection of roots with the rest of the plant is not forgotten either. This wide variety of disciplines is now coupled with the development of increasingly sophisticated experimental techniques to study some of these old problems. These factors undoubtedly contribute to the necessity of continuing the tradition of the root symposia. The common theme of root function gives, in addition, a certain unity to all these diverse activities.

The Book Reading the Roots
The Author Michael P. Branch
The Publisher University of Georgia Press
Release Date2004
Genre Nature
Pages 408
ISBN 0820325481
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Reading the Roots is an unprecedented anthology of outstanding early writings about American nature--a rich, influential, yet critically underappreciated body of work. Rather than begin with Henry David Thoreau, who is often identified as the progenitor of American nature writing, editor Michael P. Branch instead surveys the long tradition that prefigures and anticipates Thoreau and his literary descendants. The selections in Reading the Roots describe a diversity of landscapes, wildlife, and natural phenomena, and their authors represent many different nationalities, cultural affiliations, religious views, and ideological perspectives. The writings gathered here also range widely in terms of subject, rhetorical form, and disciplinary approach--from promotional tracts and European narratives of contact with Native Americans to examples of scientific theology and romantic nature writing. The volume also includes a critical introduction discussing the cultural, scientific, and literary value of early American nature writing; headnotes that contextualize all authors and selections; and a substantial bibliography of primary and secondary sources in the field. Reading the Roots at last makes early American landscapes--and a range of literary responses to them--accessible to scholars, students, and general readers.

The Book Tree Roots in the Built Environment
The Author John Roberts
The Publisher The Stationery Office
Release Date2006-06-14
Genre Architecture
Pages 488
ISBN 0117536202
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This publication sets out a comprehensive review of tree root biology and covers a broad range of practical issues that need to be considered in order to grow trees successfully in our towns and cities and to realise the significant benefits they provide in built environments. Topics covered include: soil condition and roots; improving tree root growth in urban soils; water supply and drought amelioration for amenity trees; coping with soil contamination; protecting trees during excavation and good trenching practice; control of damage to tree roots on construction sites; tree root damage to buildings and pavements, sewers, drains and pipes; research needs and sustainability issues.

The Book Roots Gaan Waar Je Vandaan Komt
The Author P. H. Zuurbier
The Publisher Amsterdam University Press
Release Date2009-11-03
Genre Paramaribo (Suriname)
Pages 410
ISBN 9789056296063
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In dit onderzoek wordt nagegaan welke betrokkenheden en identificaties met de herkomst - en vestigingsdiaspora leven bij drie generaties Afro-Surinaamse remigrantenvrouwen. Betrokkenheden en identificaties met diaspora worden hierbij opgevat als talige praktijken van roots en routes. De roots verwijzen hierbij naar voorstellingen, wensen en dromen van de vertellers. Bij routes moet worden gedacht aan de verbindingen die transmigranten maken en het ontstaan van transculturele werkelijkheden. Hierbij is (re)creatie van creolisering in multietnische samenlevingen een centraal begrip. Betrokkenheden en identificaties met verschillende diaspora - evenals specifieke invullingen van vrouwelijkheid - dragen in andere woorden in belangrijke mate bij aan de creoliteit en identiteit van Afro-Surinaamse (re)migrantenvrouwen in Suriname en Nederland.

The Book The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo European Roots
The Author Calvert Watkins
The Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date2000
Genre Foreign Language Study
Pages 149
ISBN 0618082506
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Discusses the nature, origins, and development of language and lists the meanings and associated word for more than thirteen thousand Indo-European root words.

The Book Back to the Roots
The Author Albrecht Schnabel
The Publisher LIT Verlag Münster
Release Date2012
Genre Political Science
Pages 358
ISBN 9783643801173
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: There has now been more than a decade of conceptual work, policy development, and operational activity in the field of security sector reform (SSR). To what extent has its original aim, to support and facilitate development, been met? The various contributions to this book address this question, offering a range of insights on the theoretical and practical relevance of the security-development nexus in SSR. They examine claims of how and whether SSR effectively contributes to achieving both security and development objectives. In particular, the analyses presented in the book provide a salutary lesson that development and security communities need to take each other's concerns into account when planning, implementing, and evaluating their activities. The book offers academics, policy-makers, and practitioners within the development and security communities relevant lessons, suggestions, and practical advice for approaching SSR as an instrument that serves both security and development objectives. (Series: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces [DCAF])

The Book Unit Roots Cointegration and Structural Change
The Author G. S. Maddala
The Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date1998
Genre Business & Economics
Pages 505
ISBN 0521587824
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A comprehensive review of unit roots, cointegration and structural change from a best-selling author.

The Book William Wordsworth and the Ecology of Authorship
The Author Scott Hess
The Publisher University of Virginia Press
Release Date2012
Genre History
Pages 290
ISBN 9780813932309
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In William Wordsworth and the Ecology of Authorship, Scott Hess explores Wordsworth’s defining role in establishing what he designates as "the ecology of authorship": a primarily middle-class, nineteenth-century conception of nature associated with aesthetics, high culture, individualism, and nation. Instead of viewing Wordsworth as an early ecologist, Hess places him within a context that is largely cultural and aesthetic. The supposedly universal Wordsworthian vision of nature, Hess argues, was in this sense specifically male, middle-class, professional, and culturally elite—factors that continue to shape the environmental movement today.

The Book Roots
The Author Sam Featherston
The Publisher Walter de Gruyter
Release Date2007-01-01
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages 389
ISBN 9783110198621
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The renewed focus on the evidential base of linguistics in general, but particularly on syntax, is in to a large degree dependent on technological developments: computers, electronic storage and transmission. These factors have enabled a revolution in the accessibility of digitally stored language, both in sampled and organized corpora and in its raw unsampled form on the internet. But this technology has also allowed a step-change in experimental methods readily available to linguists. The new arrival of such enormous quantities of data in greatly increased detail has made information accessible which could previously not even have been dreamed of. This volume is a selection of research reports from linguists who are making use of this new information and trying to integrate the new insights into their analyses and theoretical assumptions.

The Book Plant Roots
The Author Yoav Waisel
The Publisher CRC Press
Release Date2002-03-29
Genre Science
Pages 1136
ISBN 9780824744748
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The third edition of a standard resource, this book offers a state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary presentation of plant roots. It examines structure and development, assemblage of root systems, metabolism and growth, stressful environments, and interactions at the rhizosphere. Reflecting the explosion of advances and emerging technologies in the field, the book presents developments in the study of root origin, composition, formation, and behavior for the production of novel pharmaceutical and medicinal compounds, agrochemicals, dyes, flavors, and pesticides. It details breakthroughs in genetics, molecular biology, growth substance physiology, biotechnology, and biomechanics.

The Book Roots
The Author Diane Morgan
The Publisher Chronicle Books
Release Date2012-09-26
Genre Cooking
Pages 432
ISBN 9780811878371
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Contains information on familiar and exotic root vegetables and includes recipes featuring each vegetable, including horseradish vinaigrette, stir-fried lotus root and snow peas, and yuca chips.

The Book Roots of Violence
The Author Mario Joaquim Azevedo
The Publisher Psychology Press
Release Date1998
Genre Social Science
Pages 202
ISBN 9056995820
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Examining conflict and warfare in Chad from both historic and contemporary perspectives, Mario Azevedo explores not only how violence has permeated and become almost an intrinsic part of the fabric of the central-eastern Sudanic societies, but how foreign interference from centuries ago to the present-day have exacerbated rather than suppressed the violence. Although the main objective of the volume is to understand present Chad, it provides comprehensive and analytical discussion of Chad's violent past. This strategy goes beyond putting the blame on the unwise and ethnic policies at Francois Tombalbaye or Felix Malloum; instead, Roots of Violence clarifies the role of violence in both pre- and post-colonial Chad and, thus, demythologizes many of the assumptions held by scholars and non-scholars alike.

The Book Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists who Came to America Before 1700
The Author Frederick Lewis Weis
The Publisher Genealogical Publishing Com
Release Date2004
Genre Reference
Pages 359
ISBN 0806317523
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Greek and Latin Roots
The Author Timothy Rasinski
The Publisher Teacher Created Materials
Release Date2008-05-01
Genre Education
Pages 0
ISBN 9781425893644
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Suitable for K-12 teachers, this book provides the latest research on strategies, ideas, and resources for teaching Greek and Latin roots including prefixes, suffixes, and bases to help instruct learners in vocabulary development, improve their comprehension, and ultimately help learners to read more effectively. Written by leading authors and literacy experts, this book enhances instruction with an in-depth understanding of how to incorporate word roots into vocabulary lessons in all content areas. Strategies are presented to help teachers empower students with techniques for using roots to unlock word meaning while expanding their vocabularies and developing a genuine appreciation for words. Ideas on how to plan and adapt vocabulary instruction for English language learners are included to help achieve successful results in diverse classrooms. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports the Common Core and other state standards.

The Book Indian Poetry In English Roots And Blossoms part I
The Author Amar Nath Prasad
The Publisher Sarup & Sons
Release Date2007-01-01
Genre Indic poetry (English)
Pages 296
ISBN 8176257419
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Numerical Methods for Roots of Polynomials
The Author J.M. McNamee
The Publisher Elsevier
Release Date2007-08-17
Genre Mathematics
Pages 354
ISBN 0080489478
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Numerical Methods for Roots of Polynomials - Part I (along with volume 2 covers most of the traditional methods for polynomial root-finding such as Newton’s, as well as numerous variations on them invented in the last few decades. Perhaps more importantly it covers recent developments such as Vincent’s method, simultaneous iterations, and matrix methods. There is an extensive chapter on evaluation of polynomials, including parallel methods and errors. There are pointers to robust and efficient programs. In short, it could be entitled “A Handbook of Methods for Polynomial Root-finding . This book will be invaluable to anyone doing research in polynomial roots, or teaching a graduate course on that topic. First comprehensive treatment of Root-Finding in several decades Gives description of high-grade software and where it can be down-loaded Very up-to-date in mid-2006; long chapter on matrix methods Includes Parallel methods, errors where appropriate Invaluable for research or graduate course

The Book Roots Tubers Plantains and Bananas in Human Nutrition
The Author Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Publisher Food & Agriculture Org.
Release Date1990
Genre Banana
Pages 182
ISBN 9251028621
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Greek Latin Roots of English
The Author Tamara M. Green
The Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date2003
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages 235
ISBN 0742514668
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Now in its third edition, The Greek & Latin Roots of English rates as one of the foremost resources for students of etymology, across many academic disciplines. The third edition retains the approach of previous editions, with added exercises and updated lessons.