Le proteine vegetali
Author: Martino Beria
Publisher: Sapori e fantasia
Le proteine vegetali
Author: Martino Beria
Publisher: Edizioni Gribaudo
Scegliere gli ingredienti più ricchi di proteine vegetali non solo aiuta a bilanciare la propria alimentazione, ma spinge a variarla e arricchirla di sapori nuovi.
The 6th Extinction
Author: James Rollins
Publisher: Harper Collins
A remote military research station sends out a frantic distress call, ending with a chilling final command: Kill us all! Personnel from the neighboring base rush in to discover everyone already dead-and not just the scientists, but every living thing for fifty square miles is annihilated: every animal, plant, and insect, even bacteria. The land is entirely sterile-and the blight is spreading. To halt the inevitable, Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma must unravel a threat that rises out of the distant past, to a time when Antarctica was green and all life on Earth balanced upon the blade of a knife. Following clues from an ancient map rescued from the lost Library of Alexandria, Sigma will discover the truth about an ancient continent, about a new form of death buried under miles of ice. From millennia-old secrets out of the frozen past to mysteries buried deep in the darkest jungles of today, Sigma will face its greatest challenge to date: stopping the coming extinction of mankind. But is it already too late?
To Open Minds
Author: Howard E. Gardner
Publisher: Basic Books
In this unique attempt to address the dilemma in contemporary education, the noted cognitive scientist weaves the lessons garnered from three vantage points: his own traditional education as an American child, his years of research on creativity at Harvard, and what he saw in modern Chinese classrooms—into a program that draws on the best of both modes, traditional and progressive.
Voting Power and Procedures
Author: Rudolf Fara, Dennis Leech, Maurice Salles
This collection of essays honouring Dan Felsenthal and Moshé Machover reconsiders foundational aspects of the measurement of voting power. The specific case of voting power in two-tier systems - for instance the US system and the EU system - is analysed. Furthermore major power indices - Penrose, Banzhaf, Shapley-Shubik and others are revisited. The book proposes new voting procedures and studies well-known procedures and/or apportionment methods either from a technical or historical point of view.
Author: Eduardo Kac, Peter Tomaž Dobrila, Aleksandra Kostić
The Edison Schools
Author: Kenneth J. Saltman
The story of the Edison Schools is a gripping tale of money, kids, and greed. What began in the 1980s as an enterprise to transform public schools quickly became a troubled business battling falling test scores and dismal stock prices. How did the most ambitious for-profit education company in U.S. history lose respect, money, and credibility in such a short time? Revealing how American McEducation went from glory to crisis, The Edison Schools tracks entrepreneur Christopher Whittle's plan to introduce a standardized nationwide curriculum and cut administrative waste. Education specialist Kenneth J. Saltman finds that the critics' predictions came true in Edison schools across the country: Experienced teachers left in droves, students were virtually given answers to standardized tests to drive up scores, and difficult students were "counselored" out.
Author: Rosi Braidotti, Maria Hlavajova
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
If art, science, and the humanities have shared one thing, it was their common engagement with constructions and representations of the human. Under the pressure of new contemporary concerns, however, we are experiencing a "posthuman condition†?; the combination of new developments-such as the neoliberal economics of global capitalism, migration, technological advances, environmental destruction on a mass scale, the perpetual war on terror and extensive security systems- with a troublesome reiteration of old, unresolved problems that mean the concept of the human as we had previously known it has undergone dramatic transformations. The Posthuman Glossary is a volume providing an outline of the critical terms of posthumanity in present-day artistic and intellectual work. It builds on the broad thematic topics of Anthropocene/Capitalocene, eco-sophies, digital activism, algorithmic cultures and security and the inhuman. It outlines potential artistic, intellectual, and activist itineraries of working through the complex reality of the 'posthuman condition', and creates an understanding of the altered meanings of art vis-Á -vis critical present-day developments. It bridges missing links across disciplines, terminologies, constituencies and critical communities. This original work will unlock the terms of the posthuman for students and researchers alike.
The Tesla Papers
Author: Nikola Tesla, David Hatcher Childress
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
All Tesla's important and ground-breaking papers gathered together in one handy volume.
A series of cryptic notes announce a death in a bizarre wealthy family York Square is a tidy private garden surrounded by 4 matching castles, each inhabited by a different branch of the York family. There’s Robert, commanding and icy; Myra, gentle and ill; Emily, who would prefer to live in a cottage; and Percival, who has many personal secrets. Watching them all is the gardener, Walt, who sees more than any of them realize. When an anonymous scribe starts sending him letters of praise, Walt is happier than he’s ever been. But when a strange card marked with the letter J heralds the death of Robert, the happy garden begins to wilt. Unlocking the puzzle of the bizarre notes falls to the legendary Ellery Queen. He finds that the Yorks are locked in a ghoulish bargain—one that can only be escaped by death.
The Green Kitchen
Author: Frenkiel, David
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl are the new faces of exciting vegetarian food. Their Green Kitchen Stories blog has a cult following and continually inspires people around the world to cook tasty, healthy vegetarian meals using only natural ingredients. In their book The Green Kitchen they share over 100 of their favourite and most delicious recipes. Combining everyday pantry staples with fresh, in-season produce, David and Luise tell the stories of their family kitchen, affirming just how easy it is to create nourishing, well-balanced dishes on a daily basis. Learn how to whip up Herb & Asparagus Frittata for breakfast, Wild Rice, Baked Herb & Pistachio Falafel for lunch, and Sicilian Parmigiana Di Zucchine for a supper to share with friends. Indulge your sweet tooth with Decadent Beetroot & Chocolate Cake or the exceptionally delicious Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake on a Sunflower Crust that is sure to be an instant hit with family and friends. Discover an array of soups, salads, juices and small bites that are simple to make but bold in flavour and stunning in presentation. Start your love affair with vegetarian eating with The Green Kitchen. Featuring gorgeous photography throughout, this beautiful cookbook will inspire everyone to cook and eat food that is good for the body and soul.
Food Movements Unite!
Author: Samir Amin
Publisher: Food First Books
Food Movements Unite! Strategies to transform our food systems The present corporate food regime dominating the planet’s food systems is environmentally destructive, financially volatile and socially unjust. Though the regime’s contributions to the planet’s four-fold food-fuel-finance and climate crises are well documented, the “solutions” advanced by our national and global institutions reinforce the same destructive technological path, the same global market fundamentalism, and the same unregulated consolidation of corporate power in the food system that brought us the crisis in the first place. A dynamic global food movement has risen up in the face of this sustained corporate assault on our food systems. Around the world, local food justice activists have taken back pieces of the food system through local gardening, organic farming, community-supported agriculture, farmers markets, and locally-owned processing and retail operations. Food sovereignty advocates have organized locally and internationally for land reform, the end of destructive free trade agreements, and support for family farmers, women and peasants. Protests against—and viable alternatives to—the expansion of GMOs, agrofuels, land grabs and the oligopolistic control of our food, are growing everywhere every day, giving the impression that food movements are literally “breaking through the asphalt” of a reified corporate food regime. The social and political convergence of the “practitioners” and “advocates” in these food movements is also well underway, as evidenced by the growing trend in local-regional food policy councils in the US, coalitions for food sovereignty spreading across Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe, and the increasing attention to practical-political solutions to the food crisis appearing in academic literature and the popular media. The global food movement springs from strong commitments to food justice, food democracy and food sovereignty on the part of thousands of farmers unions, consumer groups, faith-based, civil society and community organizations across the urban-rural and north-south divides of our food systems. This magnificent “movement of movements” is widespread, highly diverse, refreshingly creative—and politically amorphous. Food Movements Unite! is a collection of essays by food movement leaders from around the world that all seek to answer the perennial political question: What is to be done? The answers—from the multiple perspectives of community food security activists, peasants and family farm leaders, labor activists, and leading food systems analysts—will lay out convergent strategies for the fair, sustainable, and democratic transformation of our food systems. Authors will address the corporate food regime head on, arguing persuasively not only for specific changes to the way our food is produced, processed, distributed and consumed, but specifying how these changes may come about, politically.
Author: Michael Cross
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
Free at last from an institution, Alexander Snow is heading back to New York. He is a hunted man. And everywhere he goes, he leaves behind broken, dismembered bodies--and witnesses struck mute by the horrors they've seen. Now, alone, a terrified psychiatrist remembers the ecstacy and savagery of Snow's seductive mind, and how she betrayed him--and knows he's coming for her.
Drawings, Verse & Belief
Author: Bernard Leach
Publisher: Oneworld Publications Limited
Author: Evagrius (Ponticus)
Publisher: Cistercian Studies
Evagrius Ponticus is the living link through whom the ascetic principles of Hellenistic philosophers passed into the mainstream of Christian monaticism. Although not known by name for generations, Evagrius molded the ideals of Western asceticism through his own widely-disseminated works and through his influence on intermediaries like John Cassian and, through Cassian, Saint Benedict of Nursia. To those seeking God alone, he counselled absolute solitude: the solitude of separation from the world and the solitude of the human soul.