Citizens of the sea : wonderous creatures from the census of by Nancy Knowlton

By Nancy Knowlton

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The spectacular range of ocean existence will wow you during this riveting ebook via marine scientist Nancy Knowlton. electorate of the ocean finds the main exciting organisms within the ocean, captured in motion through expert underwater photographers from nationwide Geographic and the Census of Marine Life.
As you learn vigorous vignettes approximately sea creatures’ names, defenses, migration, mating behavior, and extra, you’ll be surprised at wonders like . . .
· the virtually impossible variety of creatures within the marine global. From the bounty of microbes in a single drop of seawater, we will calculate that there are extra participants within the oceans than stars within the universe.
· the subtle sensory talents that support those animals live on. for lots of, the traditional 5 senses are only now not enough.
· The extraordinary distances that seabirds and different species disguise. a few will feed in either Arctic and Antarctic waters inside a unmarried year.
· The ordinary relationships universal within the marine global. From a dental hygienist for fish to a walrus’s one-night stand, you’ll locate good looks, practicality, and lots of eccentricity in sea-life socialization.
Brilliantly photographed and written in an easygoing kind, electorate of the ocean will tell and enchant you with close-up documentation of the attention-grabbing proof of existence within the ocean realm.

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Literature, Commerce, and the Spectacle of Modernity, by Paul Keen

By Paul Keen

Paul willing explores how a shopper revolution which reached its height within the moment half the eighteenth century formed debates in regards to the position of literature in a well mannered sleek state, and tells the tale of the resourcefulness with which many writers replied to those pressures. From dream reveries which mocked their very own entrepreneurial commitments, corresponding to Oliver Goldsmith's account of marketing his paintings at a 'Fashion reasonable' at the frozen Thames, to the Microcosm's mock plan to set up 'a authorized warehouse for wit,' writers insistently tied their literary achievements to a worldly knowing of the doubtful complexities of a latest transnational society. This booklet combines a brand new realizing of past due eighteenth-century literature with the materialist and sociological imperatives of publication historical past and theoretically inflected methods to cultural historical past.

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The James Forest by H. Fetter, B. de Buen

By H. Fetter, B. de Buen

The James area J and the James tree house JT have been built as counterexamples to numerous extraordinary conjectures in Banach house conception. This booklet is a compendium of lots of the identified effects approximately those areas, usually taken from the unique resources, yet offered in a unified and updated model. Generalizations of J and JT also are mentioned and different pathological Banach areas are brought. experts will welcome this publication for its drawing jointly of classical fabric and up to date effects. Graduate scholars must also locate that this e-book deals a great creation to extra complex issues in Banach house concept

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