Biocultural Diversity in Europe (Environmental History)

The publication collects a variety of the papers awarded on the assembly held within the context of the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural variety (JP-BiCuD). spotting the inextricable hyperlink among organic and cultural variety, the United international locations academic medical and Cultural association (UNESCO) and the Secretariat of the conference on organic variety (SCBD) joined forces, and in 2010 introduced the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural range (JP-BiCuD). the 1st assembly for the implementation of the JP-BiCuD used to be held in Florence (Italy) in April 2014 and produced the UNESCO-sCBD Florence announcement, which highlights the idea that of biocultural range. the ecu rural territory is predominantly a biocultural, multi-functional panorama, offering an important and powerful house for integration of organic and cultural range, suggesting the necessity to revise a number of the present techniques for the review and administration of biodiversity.

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Europe 2020: Towards a More Social EU? (Travail & Société / Work & Society)

How can Europe 2020, the EU’s new approach for clever, sustainable and inclusive progress, result in a far better Social european with much less poverty and bigger social solidarity? This publication through a few eminent students and specialists is the 1st to aim to respond to this question.
The adoption in June 2010 by way of european leaders of a aim to raise not less than 20 million humans out of the chance of poverty and exclusion by way of 2020 is a crucial leap forward. although, supplying in this and the Union’s 4 different collectively reinforcing objectives, and attaining the EU’s formidable social targets, increases many political and technical demanding situations. those are tested intensive during this book.
A key aim of the booklet is to take a severe examine and draw classes from the prior, 2000-2010 Lisbon procedure. one other very important target is to discover the layout and function of ecu coordination and cooperation within the social box within the new ecu governance framework, in a context marked by means of gradual restoration after the worldwide financial concern. ultimately, the booklet additionally makes proposals for the extra reinforcement of this coordination and cooperation and for the advance of the several tools to be had at ecu, nationwide and sub-national levels.
The research and urban proposals awarded within the booklet may be valuable to policy-makers, researchers and different stakeholders drawn to contributing to construction a extra Social ecu. they are going to aid to inspire new rules and leading edge ways.

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Nations and Nationalism since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality (Canto Classics)

By E. J. Hobsbawm

An replace to the vintage textual content, ideal for these drawn to international politics and nationalism! countries and Nationalism due to the fact 1780 is Eric Hobsbawm's generally acclaimed and hugely readable inquiry into the query of nationalism. occasions within the overdue 20th century in japanese Europe and the Soviet republics have due to the fact strengthened the critical significance of nationalism within the historical past of the political evolution and upheaval. This moment version has been up-to-date in mild of these occasions, with a last bankruptcy addressing the effect of the dramatic adjustments that experience taken position. additionally integrated are extra maps to demonstrate nationalities, languages and political divisions throughout Europe within the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Europe 1789 to 1914 Volume 2: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

The interval among the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of worldwide conflict I is among the most-studied in heritage. The seriously researched period is singled out during this new five-volume set, protecting the $64000 humans and the foremost occasions and advancements in Europe.

Broad in scope and encompassing all parts of human exercise, the contributions of roughly six hundred students around the globe are very easily accrued in Europe 1789 to 1914. With a entire index and obtainable prose, readers can simply assemble particular details or leisurely discover the period's medical, social and cultural historical past in addition to its political, army and fiscal developments.

The choice of 868 articles illustrates the effect of the French Revolution and Napoleonic period on Europe, and the transformation of its political, social, and cultural associations via the forces of industrialization, nationalism, mass politics, imperialism, nice strength rivalries and leading edge cultural change.

Each article contains a bibliography, a few annotated. Enlivening this fabric are sidebars that make clear recommendations and supply excerpts from basic resource records. each one quantity additionally contains an eight-page colour insert and various illustrations. A chronology and a thematic define of the contents concisely frames the fabric in a bigger context, assisting readers construct significant connections.

This set hyperlinks ecu adventure to the background of the remainder of the realm, carrying on with the Charles Scribner's Sons' award-winning line from old Europe and Encyclopedia of the Renaissance via Europe 1450-1789: Encyclopedia of the Early glossy World.

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This is quantity 2 of five, going from Colonies to Huysmans, Joris-Karl.

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Portugal (Insight Guides)

With its dramatic beach, sun-kissed shorelines and elegant climate, Portugal has no cause to envy its Spanish neighbor. Golfers wishing to perform their placing abilities should be spoilt for selection with choicest classes, inns and hotels. those that favor cafés, tradition and castles will head for the capital Lisbon, a pleasant mix of old-world attraction, neighborhood colour and sleek facilities – all of this washed down with a pitcher of good port. This up to date variation indicates you ways to get the main from your journey to Portugal. Be encouraged by way of our beautiful images and Best of Portugal part, which highlights unmissable points of interest and stories. an in depth Places section covers the complete nation intimately, with full-color maps, displaying you the place to move and what to do. Our selective listings consultant you to the easiest and so much actual resort and restaurants.

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European Dictatorships 1918-1945

European Dictatorships 1918–1945 surveys the extreme conditions resulting in, and bobbing up from, the transformation of over half Europe’s states to dictatorships among the 1st and the second one global wars. From the infamous dictatorships of Mussolini, Hitler and Stalin to much less recognized states and leaders, Stephen J. Lee scrutinizes the reports of Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal and principal and japanese eu states.

This fourth variation has been totally revised and up-to-date all through. New fabric for this version includes:

  • the most up-to-date study on person dictatorships
  • a new bankruptcy at the studies of Europe’s democracies by the hands of Germany, Italy and Russia
  • an elevated bankruptcy on Spain
  • a new part on dictatorships past Europe, exploring the eu and indigenous roots of dictatorships in Latin the US, Asia and Africa.

Extensively illustrated with pictures, maps, tables and a comparative timeline, and supported by way of a better half web site supplying additional assets for learn (, European Dictatorships 1918–1945 is a transparent, targeted and hugely available research of the tumultuous occasions of early twentieth-century Europe.

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Poland (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

By DK Publishing

DK Eyewitness shuttle consultant: Poland is your quintessential consultant to this gorgeous kingdom. The totally up to date advisor contains certain cutaways, flooring plans, and reconstructions of the must-see attractions, plus street-by-street maps of towns and cities. DK's insider go back and forth suggestions and crucial neighborhood info might help you find the simplest of this state region-by-region, from neighborhood gala's and markets to day journeys round the geographical region. specific listings will consultant you to inns, eating places, bars, and outlets for all budgets, whereas sensible details may help you to get round by means of teach, bus, or car.

With hundreds and hundreds of full-color pictures, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that brighten each web page, DK Eyewitness shuttle advisor: Poland really indicates you this vacation spot as nobody else can.

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The Lords of Human Kind (critique influence change)

When ecu explorers went out into the realm to open up alternate routes and identify colonies, they introduced again even more than silks and spices, cotton and tea. necessarily, they got here into touch with the peoples of different elements of the realm and shaped perspectives of them sometimes admiring, extra usually adverse or contemptuous.

Using a gorgeous array of resources - missionaries' memoirs, the letters of diplomats' better halves, explorers' diaries and the paintings of writers as varied as Voltaire, Thackeray, Oliver Goldsmith and, after all, Kipling - Victor Kiernan teases out the whole variety of ecu attitudes to different peoples. Erudite, ironic and worldwide in its scope, The Lords of Human Kind has been an incredible impression on a iteration of historians and cultural critics and is a landmark within the historical past of Eurocentrism.

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Cracow (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

Cracow is one among Europe's best-preserved medieval towns - an extended hidden gem that's now validated as a bustling important eu holiday vacation spot. This DK Eyewitness trip Guide may help you discover your method via cobbled alleys and detect the appropriate pierogi. Our hugely visible guidebook may help to make your journey ordinary and fulfilling, and should function a memento lengthy after your vacation is over. Over 650 colour photos, maps & illustrations. 4 nice Days Out in Cracow Cutaways and floorplans of the entire significant points of interest three-D aerial perspectives of Cracow''s best districts. Enlarged and better full-color road Finder mapping and 3 specifically devised jogging excursions.

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