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The Hydrologic Cycle and the Wisdom of God
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Yi-fu Tuan
Categories: God
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

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Water, Christianity and the Rise of Capitalism
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Terje Oestigaard
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Christian religion is deeply imbued with the imagery of water, and water plays a central role in its religious practices, not least in baptism. Yet the wider role of water in Christianity has been little explored. In this pioneering book, Terje Oestigaard uses the dramatic changes that took place
The Scientific Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Steven Shapin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Shapin claims that there was no such thing as the "Scientific Revolution," neither as a coherent chronological event nor as a movement in science. Instead he writes about how reformed practices of making the same observations led to the creation of "new" ideas.
For All Waters
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Lowell Duckert
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-31 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

Recent years have witnessed a surge in early modern ecostudies, many devoted to Shakespearean drama. Yet in this burgeoning discipline, travel writing appears moored in historicization, inorganic subjects are far less prevalent than organic ones, and freshwater sites are hardly visited. For All Waters explores these uncharted wetscapes. Lowell Duckert
Beyond the Green Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Kenneth Dahlberg
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book, which is the result of an intellectual odyssey, began as an attempt to explore and map the environmental and cross-cultural dimensions of the continuing spread of the green revolution-that package of high-yielding varieties of grain, fertilizers, irrigation, and pesticides that constitutes the core of modern industrial agriculture. In