Momordica genus in Asia - An Overview by L. K. Bharathi, K. Joseph John

By L. K. Bharathi, K. Joseph John

Asiatic Momordica contains 10 species of which three are monoecious and leisure dioecious. they're designated within the feel that every one are wild or cultivated greens with medicinal makes use of. Barring sour gourd, all are below applied greens with little examine and conservation efforts. during this ebook, the authors have provided the on hand details on a variety of points of Asiatic Momordica like taxonomy, cytogenetics, crop development, beginning, ethnobotany and crop construction at one position. The publication is definitely illustrated with colour maps and images depicting behavior, morphology and distribution of person taxa. Species distribution map for all Indian taxa, descriptor for characterization and initial overview of dioecious and monoecious team on hand kinds, keys for botanical id are many of the certain gains of the publication. The e-book might be helpful to botanists, horticulturists, foresters, setting educators, conservation biologists, plant technological know-how scholars in most cases and all attracted to agrobiodiversity.

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The Korean War: An International History: An International by Stueck, William Whitney

By Stueck, William Whitney

This first really foreign heritage of the Korean warfare argues that by way of its timing, its direction, and its final result it functioned in its place for global warfare III. Stueck attracts on lately to be had fabrics from seven international locations, plus the data of the United countries, featuring a close narrative of the international relations of the clash and a wide overview of its severe function within the chilly battle. He emphasizes the contribution of the United international locations, which at numerous key issues within the clash supplied a massive institutional framework during which much less robust countries have been in a position to restrain the competitive developments of the United States.

In Stueck's view, individuals to the U.N. reason in Korea supplied help no longer out of any summary dedication to a common method of collective protection yet simply because they observed a chance to steer U.S. coverage. chinese language intervention in Korea within the fall of 1950 introduced with it the specter of international conflict, yet at the moment and in different situations sooner than the armistice in July 1953, America's NATO allies and 3rd international neutrals succeeded in curtailing American adventurism. whereas conceding the tragic and brutal nature of the conflict, Stueck means that it helped to avoid the incidence of a good extra harmful clash in Europe.

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Proceedings of the 18th Asia Pacific Symposium on by Hisashi Handa, Hisao Ishibuchi, Yew-Soon Ong, Kay Chen Tan

By Hisashi Handa, Hisao Ishibuchi, Yew-Soon Ong, Kay Chen Tan

This booklet encompasses a selection of the papers permitted within the 18th Asia Pacific Symposium on clever and Evolutionary platforms (IES 2014), which used to be held in Singapore from 10-12th November 2014. The papers contained during this publication display extraordinary clever structures with reliable analytical and/or empirical results.

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The Rough Guide to the Philippines (Rough Guide to by David Dalton, Stephen Keeling

By David Dalton, Stephen Keeling

"The tough consultant to the Philippines" is the final word better half for exploring this beautiful Southeast Asian archipelago. realize the Philippines' highlights in full-colour with details on every little thing from the sun-kissed islands of the Visayas to the lagoons of Palawan and the tribal villages of the northern Cordilleras. This consultant contains unique listings and crucial info on the place to stick - despite funds - the place to devour the simplest Filipino meals, the place to determine the main exuberant gala's and the easiest locations to drink, dance, surf, trek, kayak and sail. You'll locate up-to-date in-depth insurance of significant locations and new information on rising locations in Mindanao. "The tough advisor to the Philippines" bargains an informative heritage on Filipino heritage, tradition, society, song and politics, and is derived with new maps and plans for each zone, to ensure you don't leave out the unmissable. utilize your journey with "The tough advisor to the Philippines".

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East Asia in the World: An Introduction

From the Foundations in worldwide stories series, this article bargains scholars a clean, finished, multidisciplinary access aspect to East Asia. After a short creation to the research of East Asia, the early chapters of the e-book survey the necessities of East Asian historical past; very important historic narratives; and the region's languages, religions, and international connections. scholars are guided throughout the fabric with correct maps, source packing containers, and textual content packing containers that help and consultant additional self sufficient exploration of the themes at hand.
The moment half the ebook positive aspects interdisciplinary case reviews, every one of which specializes in a selected nation or zone and a selected factor. every one bankruptcy supplies a style for the cultural forte of the actual nation but additionally attracts recognition to worldwide linkages. Readers will come clear of this e-book with an realizing of the bigger ancient, political, and cultural frameworks that formed East Asia as we all know it this present day, and of present concerns that experience relevance in Asia and past.

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A Critical Impulse to e-Governance in the Asia Pacific by AMITA SINGH


This ebook provides a comparative research of the imaginative and prescient, skill and dynamism at the a part of governments in chosen Asian Pacific nations as they have interaction within the distribution of e-governance. as a result, it creates a platform for mutual studying and provides a dispassionate overview of mega e-projects. it really is an interdisciplinary research of knowledge and conversation expertise inside of mainstream social technological know-how learn and makes an attempt to bridge the space in empirical learn among the character of expertise and the way within which it's ruled. The research indicates that hegemonic and panoptic buildings of surveillance and keep an eye on might derail efforts to set up sustainable e-governance, whereas a liberal futuristic framework with open socio-technology networks on monstrous information analytics, IPv6 and Cloud Computing might enhance the fad in the direction of democratizing associations. extra, the ebook highlights the extreme power being generated within the rising new global via their use of the net and indicates how governments may translate this right into a new wealth of financial possibilities, social inclusion and equitable improvement, as well as reaching the MDGs (Millenium improvement Goals). finally, it emphasizes the significance of a visionary procedure, which, anyplace current, has been capable of maintain e-governance through meaningfully linking the micro to the macro and historical past to the horizon.

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Planetary Atmospheres and Urban Society After Fukushima by Christophe Thouny, Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto

By Christophe Thouny, Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto

This assortment examines the development of Fukushima in Japan by way of city sociology and cultural politics to painting the triple disaster of March 2011 as either a planetary occasion and a twin financial and environmental predicament which indelibly marked Japan and the broader international group. The members learn how this new scenario has been expressed specifically cultural kinds (literature, film), political discourses and concrete daily life in Tokyo and Fukushima, arguing for an valuable have to redefine the nationwide body of study by way of the idea that of the planetary. construction on fresh debates in ecocriticism, Planetary Atmospheres and concrete lifestyles After Fukushima deconstructs the spatial common sense of containment that reduces the development of Fukushima to a place-bound item to in its place reinscribe this occasion inside an open narrative of the planetary. This we think will let us redefine our topologies of attachment to neighborhood locations beside nationwide discourses of cohesion, resilience and international innovations of chance administration, and open easy methods to an intensive reconsider of Japan’s cultural politics of Japan after March 2011.

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