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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95
Is the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence a genuine scientific research programme? David Lamb evaluates claims and counter-claims, and examines recent attempts to establish contact with other intelligent life forms. He considers the benefits and drawbacks of this communication, how we should communicate and whether we actually can. He also assesses... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 294.99
This book shows how reforestation can conserve biological diversity while improving life for the rural poor. The author integrates ecological and silvicultural knowledge with socioeconomic issues that can determine the success or failure of forest restoration. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
The Arabs is widely considered one of the essential books for understanding the Middle East and the peoples who live there. David Lamb, who spent years as a correspondent in Cairo, explores the Arabs? religious, political, and cultural views, noting the differences and key similarities between the many segments of the Arab world. He explains Arab... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.95
During the four years he spent in black Africa as the bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, David Lamb traveled through almost every country south of the Sahara, logging more than 300,000 miles. He talked to presidents and guerrilla leaders, university professors and witch doctors. He bounced from wars to coups oceans apart, catching midnight flights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
A `slippery slope' argument in medical ethics is one that opposes itself to a new proposal on the grounds that it is not per se intolerable but will lead to a situation that is. Lamb evaluates such arguments, demonstrating their centrality to the subject. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation because that is the scale at which restoration is needed... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 144.99
A study of the dynasty of Jehu within the narrative of 2 Kings, together with the broader context of the dynasties of Israel and Judah in the books of Kings and Samuel. David T. Lamb discusses religious aspects of kingship (such as anointing, divine election, and prayer) in both the Old Testament and in the literature of the ancient Near East. more...
- Zondervan 2015; US$ 12.74
Jacob and Solomon were polygamists. Lot offered his daughters up for rape, David committed adultery (or rape?), and the Bible calls both men righteous. Instead of ignoring these R-rated ?love? stories, as the church often does, Prostitutes and Polygamists: A Look at Love, Old Testament Style engages, discusses, and learns from them. more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 49.99
In October and November of 2001, small numbers of soldiers from the Army Special Forces entered Afghanistan, linked up with elements of the Northern Alliance (an assortment of Afghanis opposed to the Taliban), and, in a remarkably short period of time, destroyed the Taliban regime. Trained to work with indigenous forces and personnel like the Northern... more...
- Fortress Press 2016; US$ 48.99
History has an inescapable centrality in the Hebrew Bible?yet the history of ancient Israel remains hotly contested in contemporary scholarship. The Historical Writings introduces students to the character of the Deuteronomistic History and other historical writings (Ezra, Nehemiah, and 1 and 2 Chronicles); to the different roles history-writing... more...