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  • Danteby John Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 30.00

    This famous Italian poet wrote The Divine Comedy, which was an imaginary journey by the poet through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. This work is recognised as a masterpiece of world literature. more...

  • The Bolshevik Revolutionby John Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    It was a revolution that would change the world by bringing about the global transition from capitalism to communism in a single generation—or so its supporters believed. Vladimir Lenin and the Bolshevik Party hoped to carry humanity into a new day of equality, justice, and freedom. Toward this end, they brought down the Russian tsarist government... more...

  • Environmental Stress and Behavioural Adaptationby John Davenport

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 94.17

    It is generally agreed that animal life originated in the sea and that adaptive radiation subsequently led to the colonisaHon of other environments - shores and estuaries, streams and lakes, bog, mountain and desert. In their invasion of these habitats animals left the equable, relatively stabl.e surroundings of the open sea and subjected themselves... more...

  • The Internment of Japanese Americans During World War IIby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Describes the tragic tale of injustice and racial hatred against a minority caught in the crosshairs of a world war. more...

  • D-Day and the Liberation of Franceby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00

    On the morning of June 6, 1944, the largest and most powerful armada of warships the world had ever seen left southern England bound for the beaches of Normandy. The thousands of American, British, Canadian, Polish, and Norwegian soldiers on board had one mission: invade France and liberate it from the occupation by Nazi Germany. Over the course of... more...

  • The French Revolution and the Rise of Napoleonby John C. Davenport

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    Charles Dickens famously called the era of the French Revolution the best and worst of times. For 10 years, from 1789 to 1799, France struggled to inaugurate a new European order based on the principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity. In the process, men wrote constitutions, women marched for bread, politicians condemned innocent people to death,... more...

  • Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortalityby John J. Davenport

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and MacIntyre's concept of the unity of a life help make sense of... more...

  • The Ecology of Transportation: Managing Mobility for the Environmentby John Davenport; Julia L. Davenport

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 220.14

    Human transport by land, sea and air has increased exponentially through time in intensity, paralleling rises in population, prosperity and rates of technological change. Transport has considerable ecological effects, many of them detrimental to environmental sustainability. This volume brings together international experts from a variety of disciplines... more...

  • Nature Journalby L. J. Davenport; John C. Hall

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 21.21

      Nature Journal is an innovative presentation of the best columns and photographs from L. J. Davenport’s popular column in Alabama Heritage magazine. Readers of the magazine have come to relish his artful and often witty descriptions of common species encountered in the Alabama outdoors. But Nature Journal is designed to be much more... more...

  • Finite Elements for Analysis and Designby J. E. Akin; John R. Whiteman; J. H. Davenport

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    The finite element method (FEM) is an analysis tool for problem-solving used throughout applied mathematics, engineering, and scientific computing. Finite Elements for Analysis and Design provides a thoroughlyrevised and up-to-date account of this important tool and its numerous applications, with added emphasis on basic theory. Numerous worked examples... more...