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People And Land In The Holiness Code

Author : Jan Joosten
ISBN : 9004105573
Genre : Religion
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Through detailed exegesis of such notions as the sons of Israel, the resident alien, the call to holiness, the camp in the desert and the land as property of YHWH, a coherent conceptual structure underlying the presentation of the law in Leviticus 17-26 is uncovered.
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From Soil Research To Land And Water Management Harmonizing People And Nature Proceedings Of The Iwmi Adb Project Annual Meeting And 7th Msec Assembly

Author : Valentin, Christian
ISBN : 9789290905332
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Soil conservation / Reservoirs / Sedimentation / Environmental effects / Land use / Hydrology / Catchment areas / Rainfall-runoff relationships / Rain / Research projects / Agricultural research / Social participation / Development projects / Erosion / Watershed management / Water resource management / Soil management
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Land And People

Author : Michael J. Allen
ISBN : 9781782973584
Genre : Social Science
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This volume is derived, in concept, from a conference held in honour of John Evans by the School of History and Archaeology and The Prehistoric Society at Cardiff University in March 2006. It brings together papers that address themes and landscapes on a variety of levels. They cover geographical, methodological and thematic areas that were of interest to, and had been studied by, John Evans. The volume is divided into five sections, which echo themes of importance in British prehistory. They include papers on aspects of environmental archaeology, experiments and philosophy; new research on the nature of woodland on the chalklands of southern England; coasts and islands; people, process and social order, and snails and shells - a strong part of John Evans' career. This volume presents a range of papers examining people's interaction with the landscape in all its forms. The papers provide a diverse but cohesive picture of how archaeological landscapes are viewed within current research frameworks and approaches, while also paying tribute to the innovative and inspirational work of one of the leading protagonists of environmental archaeology and the holistic approach to landscape interpretation.
Category: Social Science

People And Environment

Author : Gareth Jones
ISBN : 9781317876656
Genre : Science
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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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To Save The Land And People

Author : Chad Montrie
ISBN : 9780807862636
Genre : Science
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Surface coal mining has had a dramatic impact on the Appalachian economy and ecology since World War II, exacerbating the region's chronic unemployment and destroying much of its natural environment. Here, Chad Montrie examines the twentieth-century movement to outlaw surface mining in Appalachia, tracing popular opposition to the industry from its inception through the growth of a militant movement that engaged in acts of civil disobedience and industrial sabotage. Both comprehensive and comparative, To Save the Land and People chronicles the story of surface mining opposition in the whole region, from Pennsylvania to Alabama. Though many accounts of environmental activism focus on middle-class suburbanites and emphasize national events, the campaign to abolish strip mining was primarily a movement of farmers and working people, originating at the local and state levels. Its history underscores the significant role of common people and grassroots efforts in the American environmental movement. This book also contributes to a long-running debate about American values by revealing how veneration for small, private properties has shaped the political consciousness of strip mining opponents.
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North East India Land People And Economy

Author : K.R. Dikshit
ISBN : 9789400770553
Genre : Science
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North-East India, comprising the seven contiguous states around Assam, the principal state of the region, is a relatively unknown, yet very fascinating region. The forest clad peripheral mountains, home to indigenous peoples like the Nagas, Mizos and the Khasis, the densely populated Brahmaputra valley with its lush green tea gardens and the golden rice fields, the moderately populated hill regions and plateaus, and the sparsely inhabited Himalayas, form a unique mosaic of natural and cultural landscapes and human interactions, with unparalleled diversity. The book provides a glimpse into the region’s past and gives a comprehensive picture of its physical environment, people, resources and its economy. The physical environment takes into account not only the structural base of the region, its physical characteristics and natural vegetation but also offers an impression of the region’s biodiversity and the measures undertaken to preserve it. The people of the region, especially the indigenous population, inhabiting contrasting environments and speaking a variety of regional and local dialects, have received special attention, bringing into focus the role of migration that has influenced the traditional societies, for centuries. The book acquaints the readers with spatial distribution, life style and culture of the indigenous people, outlining the unique features of each tribe. The economy of the region, depending originally on primitive farming and cottage industries, like silkworm rearing, but now greatly transformed with the emergence of modern industries, power resources and expanding trade, is reviewed based on authentic data and actual field observations. The epilogue, the last chapter in the book, summarizes the authors’ perception of the region and its future.
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People And The Environment

Author : Jefferson Fox
ISBN : 9780306481307
Genre : Science
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People and the Environment: Approaches for Linking Household and Community Surveys to Remote Sensing and GIS appeals to a wide range of natural, social, and spatial scientists with interests in conducting population and environment research and thereby characterizing (a) land use and land cover dynamics through remote sensing, (b) demographic and socio-economic variables through household and community surveys, and (c) local site and situation through resource endowments, geographical accessibility, and connections of people to place through GIS. Case studies are used to examine theories and practices useful in linking people and the environment. We also describe land use and land cover dynamics and the associated social, biophysical, and geographical drivers of change articulated through human-environment interactions.
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People And The Land

Author : Jonathan Bell
ISBN : UOM:39015029205518
Genre : Agriculture
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The Jewish People And The Holy Land

Author : Henry H. Halley
ISBN : 9780310496274
Genre : Religion
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Derived from Halley’s Bible Handbook, a world-renowned, accessible guide to the Bible now in its 25th edition, this digital short sketches the history of the Jewish people in the Holy Land from the time of Jesus until the present day. Useful for students of the Bible and church history, The Jewish People and the Holy Land will also fascinate readers wanting to better understand the historic roots of the modern state of Israel.
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Hungry People And Empty Lands

Author : S. Chandrasekhar
ISBN : 9781136883125
Genre : Business & Economics
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First published in 1954, this reissue deals with the problem of international tensions arising from demographic and fertility differences, with special reference to such heavily populated Asian countries as China, Japan and India.
Category: Business & Economics

People And Climate Change

Author : Lisa Reyes Mason
ISBN : 9780190886462
Genre : Political Science
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Climate change is a profoundly social and political challenge that threatens the well-being, livelihood, and survival of people in communities worldwide. Too often, those who have contributed least to climate change are the most likely to suffer from its negative consequences and are often excluded from the policy discussions and decisions that affect their lives. People and Climate Change pays particular attention to the social dimensions of climate change. It closely examines people's lived experience, climate-related injustice and inequity, why some groups are more vulnerable than others, and what can be done about it--especially through greater community inclusion in policy change. The book offers a diverse range of rich, community-based examples from across the "Global North" and "Global South" (e.g., sacrificial flood zones in urban Argentina, forced relocation of United Houma tribal members in the United States, gendered water insecurities in Bangladesh and Australia) while posing social and political questions about climate change (e.g., what can be done about the unequal consequences of climate change by questioning and transforming social institutions and arrangements?). It serves as an essential resource for practitioners, policymakers, and undergraduate-/graduate-level educators of courses in environmental studies, social work, urban studies, planning, geography, sociology, and other disciplines that address matters of climate and environmental change.
Category: Political Science

People Land And Politics

Author : Luuk de Ligt
ISBN : 9789004171183
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Recent research has called into question the orthodox view that the last two centuries of the Roman Republic witnessed a decline of the free rural population. Yet the implications of the alternative reconstructions of Italy's demographic history that have been proposed have never been explored systematically. This volume offers a series of in-depth discussions not only of the republican manpower and census figures but also of the abundant archaeological data. It also explores the growth of cities, especially Rome, and the changing distribution of the population over the Italian landscape. On the rural side it addresses the interplay between demographic, economic, and legal developments and the background to the Gracchan land reforms. Finally it examines the political implications of demographic growth and large-scale migration to the provinces. The volume as a whole demonstrates that demography is the key to many aspects of Italy's economic, social, military, and political history.
Category: Literary Criticism

John Paul Ii And The Jewish People

Author : David G. Dalin
ISBN : 0742559998
Genre : Religion
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As a collection of essays, John Paul II and the Jewish People is united by the towering figure of John Paul II and by the ever-increasing urgency of Jewish-Christian understanding and reconciliation. Each contribution is rich and instructive, and the resulting whole offers a fascinating picture of the relationship of Jews and Christians today.
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Changes In Land Use And Land Cover

Author : University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Office for interdiscip
ISBN : 0521470854
Genre : Science
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This book analyses the impact of human activities on the Earth's surface and environment.
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The Jewish People The Holy Land And The State Of Israel

Author : Richard C. Lux
ISBN : 0809146320
Genre : Religion
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This book presents new models for understanding our bond with the Jewish People, the religious significance of the Holy Land and a theological understanding of the State of Israel.
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