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Gaining Ground

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Author: Nancy S. Seasholes
Publisher: MIT Press
Release: 2003
ISBN: 9780262194945
Size: 71.47 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 533
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by Nancy S. Seasholes, Gaining Ground Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gaining Ground books, Why and how Boston was transformed by landmaking.



Gaining Ground

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Author: Jennifer A. Clack
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Release: 2012
ISBN: 025335675X
Size: 35.85 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Science
Languages : en
Pages : 523
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by Jennifer A. Clack, Gaining Ground Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gaining Ground books, Around 370 million years ago, a distant relative of a modern lungfish began a most extraordinary adventure—emerging from the water and laying claim to the land. Over the next 70 million years, this tentative beachhead had developed into a worldwide colonization by ever-increasing varieties of four-limbed creatures known as tetrapods, the ancestors of all vertebrate life on land. This new edition of Jennifer A. Clack's groundbreaking book tells the complex story of their emergence and evolution. Beginning with their closest relatives, the lobe-fin fishes such as lungfishes and coelacanths, Clack defines what a tetrapod is, describes their anatomy, and explains how they are related to other vertebrates. She looks at the Devonian environment in which they evolved, describes the known and newly discovered species, and explores the order and timing of anatomical changes that occurred during the fish-to-tetrapod transition.



Gaining Ground

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Author: Charles Lockhart
Publisher:
Release: 2021-01-08
ISBN: 0520329260
Size: 72.47 MB
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Languages : en
Pages : 231
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by Charles Lockhart, Gaining Ground Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gaining Ground books, This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1989.



Gaining Ground

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Author: Rachel Claire Morris
Publisher: Univ of Hertfordshire Press
Release: 1999
ISBN: 9780900458989
Size: 12.45 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 150
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by Rachel Claire Morris, Gaining Ground Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gaining Ground books, An agenda for reform in the law, policy & practice relating to Travelling people in the areas of education, accommodation & site provision, health, social & other services, planning, eviction & criminal justice and is based on the recommendations of several specialist working parties & two major conferences. Part two, Voices for reform, includes contributions by some of the best known names & organisations active in the field. The Introduction is by Lord Avebury.



Gaining Ground

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Release: 1995
ISBN:
Size: 37.42 MB
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Category : Economic forecasting
Languages : en
Pages :
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Gaining Ground

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Author: Deborah James
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2007-03-12
ISBN: 1135308519
Size: 26.99 MB
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Category : Law
Languages : en
Pages : 304
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by Deborah James, Gaining Ground Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gaining Ground books, Gaining Ground? Rights and Property in South African Land Reform examines how land reform policy and practice in post-apartheid South Africa have been produced and contested. Set in the province of Mpumalanga, the book gives an ethnographic account of local initiatives and conflicts, showing how the poorest sectors of the landless have defied the South African state's attempts to privatize land holdings and create a new class of African farmers. They insist that the 'rights-based' rather than the 'market-driven' version of land reform should prevail and that land restitution was intended to benefit all Africans. However their attempts to gain land access often backfire. Despite state assurances that land reform would benefit all, illegal land selling and 'brokering' are pervasive, representing one of the only feasible routes to land access by the poor. This book shows how human rights lawyers, NGOs and the state, in interaction with local communities, have tried to square these symbolic and economic claims on land. Winner of the inaugural Elliott P. Skinner Book Award of the Association of Africanist Anthropology, 2008



Gaining Ground

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Author: Amos Kiriro
Publisher:
Release: 1991
ISBN:
Size: 25.65 MB
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Category : Conservation of natural resources
Languages : en
Pages : 228
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Gaining Ground

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Author: Gail Fondahl
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 1998
ISBN:
Size: 77.72 MB
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Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 146
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by Gail Fondahl, Gaining Ground Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Gaining Ground books, For indigenous people, land is a critical determinant to cultural survival. the indigenous people of the Russian North currently struggle to gain greater control over their homelands against a backdrop of state reforms regarding land privatization, political devolution and the renegotiation of state-aboriginal relations. This book recounts the experiences of one group, the Evenkis of Transbaykalia (southeastern Siberia) in implementing indigenous land reform in the Russian Federation.KEY TOPICS: After examining "traditional" Evanki land tenure practice, this book recounts the dispossession of land from the Evenkis of Transbaykalia during the Tsarist and Soviet periods. It then looks at the successes and obstacles that Evanki villagers identify in their recent efforts to reassert control over their native land. Based on fieldwork over the course of three years, the book incorporates the views of numerous Evenki individuals on a "land claims" process which has endangered both optimism and frustration. Anthropologists and Sociologists. Part of the Cultural Survival Studies in Ethnicity and Change Series.



The War On Learning

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Author: Elizabeth Losh
Publisher: MIT Press
Release: 2014-04-25
ISBN: 0262027380
Size: 75.84 MB
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Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 302
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by Elizabeth Losh, The War On Learning Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The War On Learning books, An examination of technology-based education initiatives -- from MOOCs to virtual worlds -- that argues against treating education as a product rather than a process.