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In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
Saxo Grammaticus on Pre-Christian Religion of the Slavs: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Among the literary sources on pre-Christian religion and mythology of the Slavs, accounts of Saxo Grammaticus are specially characterized by the detailed and rigorous descriptions and the minimal use of the ideologically motivated narrative instruments. The following translation is intended to make Saxo Grammaticus' texts more accessible for a wider circle of readers, both specialists and not.
The Second Primer on the Organization Tier
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This 8400 word primer is the fifth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
The First Primer on the Organization Tier
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This 6700 word primer is the fourth in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the second tier, the organization, is introduced here.
Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире 2014
Price: Free! Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
В докладе «Положение дел в связи с отсутствием продовольственной безопасности в мире – 2014» представлены самые последние оценки масштабов недоедания и ход работы по достижению целей в области развития, сформулированных в Декларации тысячелетия (ЦРТ), и целевых показателей борьбы с голодом, установленных на Всемирном продовольственном саммите (ВПС).
L'état de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde 2014
Price: Free! Words: 33,690. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
L’État de l’insécurité alimentaire dans le monde 2014 contient les dernières estimations de la sous-alimentation et décrit les progrès accomplis par rapport aux cibles de lutte contre la faim fixées dans le cadre des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD) et lors du Sommet mondial de l’alimentation (SMA).
El Estado de la Inseguridad Alimentaria en el Mundo 2014
Price: Free! Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En El estado de la inseguridad alimentaria en el mundo 2014 se presentan estimaciones actualizadas de la subalimentación y los progresos realizados hacia las metas relativas al hambre fijadas en los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) y en la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Alimentación (CMA).
Consultation d’experts sur les indicateurs nutritionnels pour la biodiversité
Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La diversité biologique est la variété de la vie sur la Terre, depuis les micro-organismes les plus simples jusqu’aux écosystèmes complexes tels que les forêts pluviales amazoniennes. La biodiversité est importante pour la nutrition et la santé et peut aider à lutter contre les carences en micronutriments et d’autres formes de malnutrition.
Consulta de expertos sobre indicadores de nutrición para la biodiversidad
Price: Free! Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La diversidad biológica es la variedad de vida que hay en la Tierra, desde los microorganismos más simples hasta los ecosistemas complejos, como la pluviselva del Amazonas. La biodiversidad es importante para la nutrición y la salud y puede ayudar a combatir las deficiencias de micronutrientes y otras formas de malnutrición.
Données sur la composition des aliments
Price: Free! Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La publication Données sur la composition des aliments propose un ensemble de directives visant à aider les spécialistes et les organisations engagés dans l’analyse des aliments, dans la compilation, la diffusion et l’utilisation des données.
Datos de composición de alimentos
Price: Free! Words: 104,020. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Este libro proporciona una guía inestimable para los profesionales de la investigación sobre salud y agricultura, la formulación de políticas, la reglamentación y la inocuidad de los alimentos, la obtención de nuevos productos alimenticios, la epidemiología y otros muchos sectores de actividad para los que los datos de composición de alimentos constituyen un recurso fundamental.
Положение дел в области продовольствия и сельского хозяйства 2013
Price: Free! Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
В докладе Положение дел в области продовольствия и сельского хозяйства за 2013 год: продовольственные системы для обеспечения полноценного питания указывается, что для улучшения питания и снижения этих издержек начинать следует с продовольствия и сельского хозяйства.
La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2013
Price: Free! Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Le raisonnement développé dans la publication La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2013: mettre les systèmes alimentaires au service d’une meilleure nutrition est le suivant: pour améliorer la nutrition et réduire ces coûts, il faut prendre comme point de départ l’alimentation et l’agriculture.
El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013
Price: Free! Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En el informe sobre El estado mundial de la agricultura y la alimentación 2013: Sistemas alimentarios para una mejor nutrición se sostiene que para mejorar la nutrición y reducir estos costos debe comenzarse por la alimentación y la agricultura.
A new deal for school gardens
Price: Free! Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
School gardens are run for a variety of reasons. Some that are gaining prominence in all parts of the world are the promotion of good diet, nutrition education, and the development of livelihood skills, together with the power to extend this learning beyond the school itself in a variety of ways. This educational focus can be an important long-term contributor to national health and food security.
Food Composition Data - Production, Management and Use
Price: Free! Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Studies of the relationship between diet and health have led to increased interest in the range of biologically active constituents present in foods that accompany the nutrients, and data for these constituents are often required, as are data for additives and contaminants. A well-designed data system can accommodate non-nutrient data.
Dietary protein quality evaluation in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This report of the FAO Expert Consultation on Protein Quality Evaluation in Human Nutrition considers the effectiveness and concerns about the PDCAAS method for evaluating protein quality concerning the PDCAAS method. A new method of dietary quality evaluation called DIAAS is recommended for application in practice.
Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional 2013
Price: Free! Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La edición 2013 del Panorama de la Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de América Latina y el Caribe muestra que durante los últimos años la región mantiene una trayectoria favorable en materia de crecimiento económico y protección social, en un contexto en que las economías de los países industrializados han experimentado crisis y, por lo general bajas tasas de crecimiento.
Facts and fatty acids in human nutrition
Price: Free! Words: 68,330. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in their roles as technical agencies of the United Nations (UN), are charged with providing science-based guidance on food and nutrition to national governments and the international community.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III: Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This is the second edition of The New World Crisis, a short history of the Second Cold War and, perhaps, the origins of the Third World War. Unlike traditional histories, it is intended to be a living document which I will regularly update to account for new developments and interpretations.