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Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text

Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text

WINNER of the Australian Publishers Association, The Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2009, Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Scholarly Reference Infectious diseases are the worlds leading cause of premature death and do not recognize geographic, political, or social boundaries; therefore global understanding and action is required if health care workers are to investigate, diagnose, control and, if possible, eradicate such diseases. Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text is more than simply an atlas; it provides the historical background of each disease and illustrates its manifestation by case presentations. Contributions from a team of international specialists add further weight to the text. Presented in a user-friendly, clinical-cases style in keeping with problem-based learning, the book features: Clinical presentations of the disease Diagnostically relevant information Treatment options (in some cases) Infectious Diseases: Atlas, Cases, Text can be used as a reference by general practitioners, residents, interns, and medical students, as well as specialists in infectious diseases, pathology, dermatology, and public health. The historical vignettes and the engaging writing style ensure it can also be read by those with a general interest in the subject. With over 1500 high-quality images delivered in striking full color, the books covers both common and uncommon diseases.

Brand: McGraw-Hill Book Company Australia

A Concise History of Australia (Cambridge Concise Histories)

A Concise History of Australia (Cambridge Concise Histories)

Australia is the last continent to be settled by Europeans, but it also sustains a people and a culture tens of thousands years old. For much of the past 200 years the newcomers have sought to replace the old with the new. This book tells how they imposed themselves on the land, and brought technology, institutions and ideas to make it their own. It relates the advance from penal colony to a prosperous free nation and illustrates how, as a nation created by waves of newcomers, the search for binding traditions was long frustrated by the feeling of rootlessness, until it came to terms with its origins. The third edition of this acclaimed book recounts the key factors - social, economic and political - that have shaped modern-day Australia. It covers the rise and fall of the Howard government, the 2007 election and the apology to the stolen generation. More than ever before, Australians draw on the past to understand their future.

Brand: Cambridge University Press

Clinical Sports Nutrition, 4th Edition

Clinical Sports Nutrition, 4th Edition

Clinical Sports Nutrition is a complete practical and clinical reference that provides state-of-the-art sports nutrition information. Each chapter contains speci?c reviews followed by practice tips. Contributions come from leading academics, physicians, and sports dieticians in Australia, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Finland.

Brand: McGraw-Hill Book Company Australia

International Harvester Australia: Geelong Works

International Harvester Australia: Geelong Works

This book contains archive quality photos and data and features a complete history of International Harvester Australia with important dates such as the first Australian tractor built, the 10,000th tractor and more. it also contains detailed descriptions of every tractor made at Geelong Works. Complete with build numbers of tractors produced and monthly serial number listing for tractors made from 1960-1982. This book also features a full list of Headers (combines) built at Geelong Works - both self-propelled and PTO driven, with build numbers. It also features a comprehensive list of implements built at Geelong Works. A must have for every International Harvester enthusiast.

Brand: A & S Galloway P/L

In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One

Written by Australia's foremost naval historian, In All Respects Ready presents the most comprehensive and authoritative account of the Australian Navy's involvement in World War I yet published. When the newly built Australian fleet sailed into Sydney for the first time in October 1913, it was portrayed as a sign of peace that came from being prepared for war. Within a year that war had broken out, and the Royal Australian Navy, fully trained and ready, was the most professional and effective force Australia had to offer the British Empire. Throughout the next four years of conflict Australian ships and sailors would operate across the seas and oceans of the world, establishing a tradition of intrepid courage and dogged endurance while forging their own unique naval and national identity. Impeccably researched, and drawing on a wealth of previously untapped official reports, intelligence summaries and private diaries, this book offers far more than a chronicle of historical fact. Crafting the definitive work on this largely ignored chapter of Australian history, the author presents an engaging narrative of the war at sea that brings to life both the human element and a richly depicted sense of place.

Brand: Oxford University Press Australia

Zoological Catalogue of Australia (Zoological Catalogue of Australia Series)

Zoological Catalogue of Australia (Zoological Catalogue of Australia Series)

Volume 17.2 of the Zoological Catalogue of Australia series deals with four marine mollusc groups. The Aplacophora is a small group of worm or slug-shaped creatures, mostly found on the continental shelf or in deep seas. Polyplacophora, or chitons as they are known, are small, flat, grazing forms with eight calcareous plates embedded in the dorsal surface. Chitons are common in intertidal and shallow coastal waters and are often found by turning over a rock in a tidal pool. The third group, the Scaphopoda, are the tusk or tooth shells, all with a slender, tubular shell, open at each end. These curious molluscs live buried in sand, in littoral to abyssal waters, and may be found washed up on the strand. Lastly, the volume includes the Cephalopoda, the squids, octopods, cuttlefishes and others, many of considerable importance in the fishing industry, others such as the Giant Squid and Blue-Ringed Octopus, marvellously interesting. Each species is cited by name and original references are given to all species known from Australian waters. Information includes synonymy, literature citation, location and status of type material and type locality for each available name, a brief summary of geographical distribution and ecological attributes, and important references on various aspects, especially biology. This catalogue gives fine details of taxonomy and genus and species nomenclature, as well as comprehensive bibliographies for these four marine groups, complementing the family level information provided in Fauna of Australia Volume 5 Mollusca: The Southern Synthesis

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Zoological Catalogue of Australia (Zoological Catalogue of Australia Series) (Part 2)

Zoological Catalogue of Australia (Zoological Catalogue of Australia Series) (Part 2)

The Malacostraca, a very large class of Crustacea, is being dealt with in four volumes in the Zoological Catalogue of Australia series. Volume 19.3B covers more than 1200 species of Australian crabs (Brachyura) and related groups such as hermit crabs, porcelain crabs, squat lobsters, mole crabs, and their ilk (Anomura). It is the first such attempt to list the Australian fauna since 1882. All taxonomic groups down to families and subfamilies are fully diagnosed, and the latest literature discussing their status is reviewed and summarised, including genetic and larval studies where available. Full taxonomic information is provided for each species, listing the original literature as well as museum data on the original type specimens. As much of the fauna is widespread beyond Australian shores, each species' listing indicates broad distributions both inside and outside Australian waters. Where possible, a short summary of known ecological data is given and there are references to key works that help identify the fauna at all taxonomic levels. Features * Provides the quality, detailed information on taxonomy and nomenclature that researchers have come to expect from the award-winning Zoological Catalogue of Australia series. * Outlines distribution of species both inside and outside of Australian waters, and hence is widely applicable to nations bordering the Indian and Pacific oceans. * Covers some 55 families, just under 450 genera and over 1200 valid species

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Flora of Australia: Meliaceae, Rutaceae and Zygophyllaceae (Flora of Australia Series)

Flora of Australia: Meliaceae, Rutaceae and Zygophyllaceae (Flora of Australia Series)

This series offers complete coverage of the plant families in question. Meliaceae is a largely tropical family and includes the well-known Toona ciliata, Red Cedar, as well as Melia azedarach, White Cedar. Rutaceae has 43 genera and 486 species in Australia. Some are rainforest plants, but the majority are sclerophyllous shrubs in temperate Australia, including the economically important citrus group. Zygophyllaceae are herbs or subshrubs of mainly inland parts of Australia, and some species are very widespread.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Algae of Australia: Introduction (Algae of Australia Series)

Algae of Australia: Introduction (Algae of Australia Series)

Algae are essential components of marine and freshwater habitats in and around Australia. They play a critical role in nutrient cycling, as food and shelter for invertebrates and fish, and some have considerable potential as biological indicators of the health of aquatic habitats. At least 12,000 marine, freshwater and terrestrial species are thought to occur in Australia, but many are yet to be described or fully documented. It is hoped that the series Algae of Australia will stimulate research, especially on the many poorly known groups and their habitats.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Flora of Australia: Meliaceae, Rutaceae and Zygophyllaceae (Flora of Australia Series)

Flora of Australia: Meliaceae, Rutaceae and Zygophyllaceae (Flora of Australia Series)

This series offers complete coverage of the plant families in question. Meliaceae is a largely tropical family and includes the well-known Toona ciliata, Red Cedar, as well as Melia azedarach, White Cedar. Rutaceae has 43 genera and 486 species in Australia. Some are rainforest plants, but the majority are sclerophyllous shrubs in temperate Australia, including the economically important citrus group. Zygophyllaceae are herbs or subshrubs of mainly inland parts of Australia, and some species are very widespread.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Australia and the War in the Air: Volume I - The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

Australia and the War in the Air: Volume I - The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War

Drawing on archival records in Australasia, Europe and North America, Australia and the War in the Air provides a fresh perspective on Australia's involvement in the Great War and a revaluation of air power's early influence on warfare. From the earliest days of the Great War, Australians volunteered to fight in the air - warfare's newest arena, and one that would transform the nature of military operations. In the squadrons of the Australian Flying Corps and with Britain's flying services, Australian airmen fought in campaigns that spanned the length and breadth of the First World War; between 1914 and 1918 they served in the Middle East, the Mediterranean and on the Western Front. By 1919 over 4000 Australians had served with the empire's flying units. Though modest compared to some of the other British dominions, Australia's part had been the most conspicuous. Whereas the other dominions had opted to provide manpower to serve in Britain's flying services, the Commonwealth's insistence on a distinctly national contribution ensured recognition for Australia's support to the empire's effort in the air. This book examines Australia's role in history's first major air war. Unlike previous accounts, which focus on the airmen of the Australian Flying Corps in isolation, this study conceives the Australian part as one of an imperial - and international - whole. In addition to using Australian involvement as a case study to analyse the impact air power had on military operations, this study also addresses aspects of organisation, training, administration and command, as well as the imperial politics and strategic issues that contextualised dominion participation in the war.

Brand: Oxford University Press

Algae of Australia, Marine Benthic: Algae of Lord Howe Island and the Southern Great Barrier Reef (Algae of Australia Series)

Algae of Australia, Marine Benthic: Algae of Lord Howe Island and the Southern Great Barrier Reef (Algae of Australia Series)

Lord Howe Island, an oceanic outcrop of volcanic origin situated between Australia and New Zealand, is fringed by the world's southernmost consolidated coral reef. The Capricorn Group of the southern Great Barrier Reef is a series of patch reefs and low coral cays. For more than 30 years, Dr. Gerry Kraft, along with his students and colleagues, has studied the species-rich marine algal communities of these reefs, paying special attention to subtidal habitats. This authoritative account, documenting the brown algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, follows a highly commended volume on the green algae (2007) and will, in due course, be followed by treatments of the red algae. This volume includes 7 orders, 12 families, 38 genera and 92 species of benthic brown algae. Richly illustrated with photographs, many of them in colour, it includes an introduction to the islands, identification keys to genera and species and a comprehensive description and discussion of each taxon. The genera Lucasia (Sporochnales) and Herringtonia (Dictyotales) are newly described, as are 29 species of the genera Discosporangium, Feldmannia, Hincksia, Hecatonema, Myrionema, Streblonema, Compsonema, Myriactula, Lucasia, Sphacelaria, Dictyota, Distromium, Lobophora, Padina, Spatoglossum and Sargassum. Features: An up-to-date account of a significant and highly attractive component of the Australian marine algal flora Authoritative identification keys Full descriptions and synonymy Habitat information 72 superb color photographs, and more than 100 plates of b & w photographs

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Flora of Australia (Flora of Australia Series) (Vol 43)

Flora of Australia (Flora of Australia Series) (Vol 43)

Volume 43 of the highly acclaimed Flora of Australia series provides an introduction to the Poaceae (Grasses). It gives an overview of this important family and provides a comprehensive introduction to grass biology in Australia. Essays by a team of leading scientists review the latest Australian research on phylogeny, classification, anatomy, physiology, ecology, palaeobotany, and biogeography of Australian grasses. A further chapter gives a detailed synopsis of the economic attributes of grasses on a genus by genus basis. Identification keys and a well-illustrated guide to the parts of a grass provide the means to identify grasses to genus level. The volume also includes an atlas with over 1400 maps showing nation-wide distributions of the native and naturalised species currently recognised as occurring in Australia. This introductory volume will be a valuable reference to all those with a professional interest in the biology and distribution of grasses in Australia.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Fungi of Australia: The Smut Fungi (Fungi of Australia Series)

Fungi of Australia: The Smut Fungi (Fungi of Australia Series)

The smut fungi (Ustilaginomycetes and some Urediniomycetes) are parasites mainly of flowering plants. In Australia, these fungi include 296 species in 43 genera. The conspicuous stage is the sorus, which is often confined to the ovary or inflorescence, but may also be found in the anthers, fruits, leaves, stems and roots. Responsible for devastating crop losses in the past, their importance for Australian agriculture has been reduced since the introduction of fungicidal seed treatments and the development of disease resistant varieties. However, some smuts remain serious pathogens of cereal crops elsewhere in the world, thus highlighting the importance of accurate identification and the need for a reliable understanding of the taxonomy of the entire group, including endemic and established species. This volume of the Fungi of Australia, the first overview of the Australian smut fungi in almost 100 years, includes identification keys to genera and species, full synonymy, descriptions and comprehensive lists of specimens. The accompanying CD, incorporating a Lucid? Player, provides an easy-to-use, interactive key to smut species, with comprehensive fact-sheets, distribution maps and over 1000 images.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China (Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series)

Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China (Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series)

Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China is the richest exploration to date of late imperial Chinese literati interest in male love. Employing primary sources such as miscellanies, poetry, fiction and 'flower guides', Wu Cuncun argues that male homoeroticism played a central role in the cultural life of late imperial Chinese literati elites. Countering recent arguments that homosexuality was marginal and disparaged during this period, the book also seeks to trace the relationship of homoeroticism to status and power. In addition to historical portraits and analysis, the book also advances the concept of 'sensibilities' as a method for interpreting the complex range of homoerotic texts produced in late imperial China.

Brand: Routledge

Rainforest Restoration Manual for South-Eastern Australia

Rainforest Restoration Manual for South-Eastern Australia

Rainforest Restoration Manual for South-Eastern Australia is the definitive guide to the recovery and restoration of Subtropical, Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate, Gallery, Dry, Dry Gully and Littoral Rainforests from south-eastern Queensland to Tasmania. All of these rainforest types were inherently rare prior to settlement, and today with depletion, feral animals, weeds and climate change, all are threatened? with many listed under state and federal legislation. The manual presents detailed restoration methods in 10 easy-to-follow steps, documenting the research and trials undertaken during rainforest restoration over more than two decades. These experiments and their results will empower readers to uncover answers to many of the problems they could encounter. The manual is supported by a CD that provides important background information, with 32 appendices, a propagation manual for the region?s 735 rainforest plants, an illustrated glossary and resources for teachers. The general principles and techniques described will meet the needs of students and teachers, novices, experienced practitioners, community groups and agencies alike.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

A Guide to the Katydids of Australia

A Guide to the Katydids of Australia

Australian katydids are among the most commonly seen Australian insects. Most are spectacularly colorful and have highly photogenic adaptive shapes. They are masters of deception in imitating twigs, bark, leaves and stems, and other insects. A few are brightly colored and are distasteful to predators. They range in size from about 5 mm to well over 90 mm. They occur all over Australia in most habitats. Katydids continue to be research subjects in many university curricula, where students study their behavior, acoustical physiology and ecology. A Guide to the Katydids of Australia explores this diverse group of insects from the family Tettigoniidae, which comprises about 2000 species in Australia. It covers the entire fauna, including Norfolk and Lord Howe islands, but not Christmas Island. It highlights their relationships to plants, humans and the environment, and includes color photographs of most species. Key features? Provides an accessible guide to this most conspicuous but little-known group of insects? Highlights the environmental role with relationships to plants, humans and the environment? Gives common names as well as scientific names

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Australia and Oceania (True Books)

Australia and Oceania (True Books)

Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/2009 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up

Brand: Childrens Press

Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World

Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World

In Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World, leading researchers in fire ecology and management discuss how fire regimes have shaped and will continue to shape the distribution and abundance of Australia?s highly diverse plants and animals. Central to this is the exploration of the concept of the fire regime? the cumulative pattern of fires and their individual characteristics (fire type, frequency, intensity season) and how variation in regime components affects landscapes and their constituent biota. Contributions by 44 authors explore a wide range of topics including classical themes such as pre-history and evolution, fire behavior, fire regimes in key biomes, plant and animal life cycles, remote sensing and modeling of fire regimes, and emerging issues such as climate change and fire regimes and carbon dynamics. In the face of significant global change, the conservation of native species and ecosystems requires an understanding of the processes at play when fires and landscapes interact. KEY FEATURES * High quality line-up of authors * The market transcends academia and policy makers * Comprehensive treatment of this complex science

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Dinosaurs in Australia: Mesozoic Life from the Southern Continent

Dinosaurs in Australia: Mesozoic Life from the Southern Continent

* First primary reference work providing an up-to-date summary of the latest discoveries, their source localities and current research * Fully illustrated in color throughout with three double-page spread original artworks and 12 original reconstructions of key animals * Foreword by Tim Flannery Over the last few decades, our understanding of what Australia was like during the Mesozoic Era has changed radically. A rush of new fossil discoveries, together with cutting-edge analytical techniques, has created a much more detailed picture of ancient life and environments from the great southern continent. Giant dinosaurs, bizarre sea monsters and some of the earliest ancestors of Australia?s unique modern animals and plants all occur in rocks of Mesozoic age. This new book provides the first comprehensive overview of current research on Australian Mesozoic faunas and floras, with a balanced coverage of the many technical papers, conference abstracts and unpublished material housed in current collections. Dinosaurs in Australia is fully illustrated in color, with original artworks and 12 reconstructions of key animals. It has a foreword by Tim Flannery and is the ideal book for anybody seeking to know more about Australia?s amazing age of dinosaurs.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Clinical Cases In Fluid and Electrolyte Balance: An Acute Care Approach

Clinical Cases In Fluid and Electrolyte Balance: An Acute Care Approach

Clinical case scenarios in a problem-based format! "The main strength of the book is its readability. It is well organized, concise and appropriate to the target audience. Clincal case studies are an invaluable resource in the education and continuing education of students of medical and clinical science and Clinical Cases in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance: An Acute Care Approach is no exception and is a quality addition to the currently available texts."-Gus Koerbin, Principal Scientist, ACT Pathology This latest addition to the Clinical Cases Series consists of common clinical cases that combine the practice of emergency medicine with the fundamental biomedical science behind fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. Key features of each case study include: clinical and physiological learning objectives a case timeline running throughout each case conveys a realistic view of patient management clinical and physiological commentaries running in parallel to the timeline provide a vital link between the clinical and biomedical science concepts review questions for self-assessment and an ideal examination aid topics for further discussion are included for motivated students The prescription and administration of intravenous fluid therapy, and the ordering of pathology tests are some of the most frequent acts performed by hospital staff. Intravenous therapy, however, can be complicated adn it is essential that practitioners have an understanding of the appropriate use and interpretation of the most basic pathology tests. Linking biomedical science with clinical applications provides a deeper learning experience for readers at all levels.

Brand: McGraw-Hill Book Company Australia

Flowering of Australia's Rainforests: A Plant and Pollination Miscellany

Flowering of Australia's Rainforests: A Plant and Pollination Miscellany

The Flowering of Australia's Rainforests provides an overview of pollination in Australian rainforests, especially subtropical rainforests. It also examines the plant?pollinator relationships found in rainforests worldwide. The Flowering of Australia's Rainforests progresses through introductory and popular sections that cover pollination in lore and legend; plant and flower evolution and development; and the role and function of color, fragrance and form. Later chapters deal with breeding systems; mimicry; spatial, temporal and structural influences on plant?pollinator interactions; and a discussion and overview of floral syndromes. The book concludes with a section on conservation and fragmentation, and individual plant pollination case studies. Illustrated with color photographs of major species, this reference work will be treasured by field naturalists, ecologists, conservation biologists, botanists, ecosystem managers, environmentalists, community groups and individuals involved in habitat restoration, students, and those with a broad interest in natural history. Key features? Significantly, it has a focus on subtropical rainforests; this has not been attempted in previous books? Draws heavily on the authors? own published research and fieldwork experience? Addresses many aspects of rainforest ecosystem dynamics, phylogeny, plant reproductive ecology and vegetation history; often placing pollination relationships in a worldwide context.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Portrait of the Family within the Total Economy: A Study in Longrun Dynamics, Australia 1788-1990

Portrait of the Family within the Total Economy: A Study in Longrun Dynamics, Australia 1788-1990

The household sector is the forgotten economy of the Western world. Yet it is an institution that plays a central role in the operation of economic systems, and in the way these systems change through time. This book looks at the role of the household economy in the process of economic change. It considers the household within the Total Economy and analyzes longrun dynamic processes in Western society. This is the first attempt to analyze the dynamics of the Total Economy over such a long timespan. Soundly based on quantitative data, this pioneering book challenges accepted theoretical and empirical notions on this important subject.

Brand: Cambridge University Press

Nation and Commemoration: Creating National Identities in the United States and Australia (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)

Nation and Commemoration: Creating National Identities in the United States and Australia (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)

What do people think when they imagine themselves as part of a nation? What are the experiences and symbols that define their nationhood? Nation and Commemoration examines how two similar sets of people, Australians and Americans, have created and recreated their different national identities. Lyn Spillman compares American and Australian national identities at the end of the nineteenth century and again at the end of the twentieth.

Brand: Cambridge University Press

Homes in the Sky: The Story of Apartments in Australia

Homes in the Sky: The Story of Apartments in Australia

Focusing on apartment buildings in Australia, this comprehensive study includes essays by prominent Australian architects discussing how apartment buildings, from public housing to luxury high-rises, have transformed cities? social structure, urban environment, and architectural character. This in-depth look at the history of apartment buildings in Australia reports on how cities are being remade by an unprecedented apartment-building boom, shows the American influences evident in Australian architecture, and includes photographs and line drawings of many well-known and sought-after apartment buildings by architects whose work has reached iconic status.

Brand: Melbourne University Publishing

Managing Water for Australia: The Social and Institutional Challenges

Managing Water for Australia: The Social and Institutional Challenges

Australian water policy and management are undergoing rapid and immense change in response to drought, technological advances, climate change and demographic and economic shifts. The National Water Initiative and the 2007 Australian Government water policy statements propose a fundamental shift in how Australians will use and manage water in the future. The implementation of the national water policy presents many challenges?the creation of water rights and markets, comprehensive water planning, new legislative settings, community participation in water management, linking urban and rural water management, and more. Managing Water for Australia brings together leading social sciences researchers and practitioners to identify the major challenges in achieving sustainable water management, to consolidate current knowledge, and to explore knowledge gaps in and opportunities for furthering water reform. The book features a strong and constructive focus on the reform agenda for water policy; offers a substantial, rigorous and highly topical contribution of knowledge to Australia?s water resource management capacities; and brings together a range of specialists from the social science disciplines, including political scientists, economists, sociologists and legal scholars. Contributors include: Kathleen Bowmer, Serena Chen, Daniel Connell, Stephen Dovers, Douglas E Fisher, Alex Gardner, Geraldine Gentle, R. Quentin Grafton, Steve Hatfield-Dodds, Karen Hussey, Sue Jackson, Tony Jakeman, Rebecca Letcher, Joe Morrison, Chris Olszak, Deborah Peterson, Lisa Robins, Kate Stoeckel, Geoff Syme and Mike Young.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

Gluten-Free Cooking

Gluten-Free Cooking

In this superb recipe collection, Sue Shepherd proves that having a dietary condition, such as dairy, gluten or lactose intolerance, coeliac disease, fructose malabsorption or irritable bowel syndrome, does not mean having to miss out on the delights and

Brand: Penguin Books Australia

Archaeology of Ancient Australia

Archaeology of Ancient Australia

This book is an introduction to the archaeology of Australia from prehistoric times to the eighteenth century AD. It is the only up-to-date textbook on the subject and is designed for undergraduate courses, based on the author's considerable experience of teaching at the Australian National University. Lucidly written, it shows the diversity and colourfulness of the history of humanity in the southern continent. The Archaeology of Ancient Australia demonstrates with an array of illustrations and clear descriptions of key archaeological evidence from Australia a thorough evaluation of Australian prehistory. Readers are shown how this human past can be reconstructed from archaeological evidence, supplemented by information from genetics, environmental sciences, anthropology, and history. The result is a challenging view about how varied human life in the ancient past has been.

Brand: Routledge

Man from Australia

Man from Australia

Pages: 44, School & Library Binding, Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval

Brand: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval

The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia

The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia

For a British Empire that stretched across much of the globe at the start of the nineteenth century, the interiors of Africa and Australia remained intriguing mysteries. The challenge of opening these continents to imperial influence fell to a proto-professional coterie of determined explorers. They sought knowledge, adventure, and fame, but often experienced confusion, fear, and failure. The Last Blank Spaces follows the arc of these explorations, from idea to practice, from intention to outcome, from myth to reality. Those who conducted the hundreds of expeditions that probed Africa and Australia in the nineteenth century adopted a mode of scientific investigation that had been developed by previous generations of seaborne explorers. They likened the two continents to oceans, empty spaces that could be made truly knowable only by mapping, measuring, observing, and preserving. They found, however, that their survival and success depended less on this system of universal knowledge than it did on the local knowledge possessed by native peoples. While explorers sought to advance the interests of Britain and its emigrant communities, Dane Kennedy discovers a more complex outcome: expeditions that failed ignominiously, explorers whose loyalties proved ambivalent or divided, and, above all, local states and peoples who diverted expeditions to serve their own purposes. The collisions, and occasional convergences, between British and indigenous values, interests, and modes of knowing the world are brought to the fore in this fresh and engaging study.

Brand: Harvard University Press

Governments and Marriage Education Policy: Perspectives from the UK, US and Australia

Governments and Marriage Education Policy: Perspectives from the UK, US and Australia

This book examines the role governments play in managing policy challenges such as religion, romance, gender relations, same-sex marriages and privacy protection in response to social changes in marriage. Elizabeth van Acker asks whether governments can or should intervene in this personal sphere.

Brand: Palgrave Macmillan

An International Dictionary of Accounting and Taxation: 12,000 + Entries on Accounting, Auditing & Taxation in the USA, Canada, UK & Australia

An International Dictionary of Accounting and Taxation: 12,000 + Entries on Accounting, Auditing & Taxation in the USA, Canada, UK & Australia

A world without accounting means confusion and chaos. Accounting is not only used in the business world, but rather it is used by everyone in all types of situations. Tax touches every aspect of our lives. People are talking about tax on the TV, the radio, newspaper, and the Internet. Life has grown, as a whole, toward higher levels of complexity. The language of accounting and taxation is also expanding: More and more new words are created, and new meanings are added to the old words. Do you know the meaning of these words: ad hoc, accounting bath, below-water, blackout, capex, carve-out, e-tax, postil, Sarbanes-Oxley, strata. Each term has its unique meaning you may not be able to find a definition in an ordinary dictionary. An International Dictionary of Accounting & Taxation is a book with more than 12,000 entries drawn from accounting, auditing and taxation. Each entry has a clear one-sentence definition right to the point. Whether you are an accountant, CPA, tax professional or amateur, you will find this dictionary of immeasurable help.

Brand: iUniverse, Inc.

Australia as an Asia-Pacific Regional Power: Friendships in Flux? (Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series)

Australia as an Asia-Pacific Regional Power: Friendships in Flux? (Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series)

During recent years, in its traditional role as an important Asia-Pacific regional power, Australia has had to cope with a rapidly changing external security environment and a series of new challenges, including a rising China, an increasingly assertive United States, and most notably the Global War against Terror. This book considers the changing nature of Australia?s identity and role in the Asia-Pacific, and the forces behind these developments, with particular attention towards security alignments and alliance relationships. It outlines the contours of Australia?s traditional role as a key regional middle power and the patterns of its heavy reliance on security alignments and alliances. Brendan Taylor goes on to consider Australia?s relationships with other regional powers including Japan, China, Indonesia and India, uncovering the underlying purposes and expectations associated with these relationships, their evolving character? particularly in the post Cold War era? and likely future directions. He discusses the implications for the region of Australia?s new? Pacific doctrine? of intervention, whether Australia?s traditional alliance preferences are compatible with the emergence of a new East Asian security mechanism, and the impact of new, transnational and non-traditional security challenges such as terrorism and failed states.

Brand: Routledge

Australia's Unintended Cities: The Impact of Housing on Urban Development

Australia's Unintended Cities: The Impact of Housing on Urban Development

While it is recognized that competitive cities are essential for Australia?s economic growth, that Australia?s cities are seeing increasing social and spatial segregation based on class and age and housing affordability, and that the cities and their inhabitants need to reduce their carbon footprint, the extent to which competitiveness, segregation and environmental harm are an unintended consequence of housing and other government policies and preconceptions is not recognized. Australia?s Unintended Cities examines how housing and related urban outcomes are profoundly affected by economic and social policies that are not intended to have these effects. It identifies and researches housing and housing-related urban outcomes that are unintended consequences of other policies, the structure of incentives and disincentives for the housing market, and governance arrangements for metropolitan areas and planning and service delivery. The book will inform policy makers, including government officials, consultants and politicians. It will also be used by academics and students in various areas of urban policy, such as housing and urban planning, as well as environment, public policy and economics.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

A History of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

A History of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

This book provides an arresting interpretation of the history of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific from the earliest settlements to the present. Usually viewed in isolation, these societies are covered here in a single account, in which the authors show how the peoples of the region constructed their own identities and influenced those of their neighbours. By broadening the focus to the regional level, this volume develops analyses - of economic, social and political history - which transcendnational boundaries. The result is a compelling work which both describes the aspirations of European settlers and reveals how the dispossessed and marginalized indigenous peoples negotiated their own lives as best they could. The authors demonstrate that these stories are not separate but rather strands of a single history.

Brand: Wiley-Blackwell

Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases

Pocket Guide to Internship: Common Clinical Cases

A quick reference, practical handbook for interns and students! Presenting more than 35 common clinical cases, this book covers a comprehensive range of conditions and scenarios encountered in everday practice in emergency departments and hospital wards. This highly practical book adopts a problem-based learning approach designed to help students and interns develop their problem-solving skills and broaden their clinical experience. This second edition has been updated and revised to reflect current medical management and retains its evidence-based approach. Features: Practical and portable book that adopts a hands-on approach New two-color internal design enhances readability Guides readers step-by-step through treatment options and patient management Cases highlight the application of evidence in the management of clinical problems Durable plastic cover

Brand: McGraw-Hill Book Company Australia

Obento Supreme: Student Book

Obento Supreme: Student Book

Book by Anne Fisher, Ayako Fukunaga, Kyoko Kusumoto, Jean Swinyard, Jacqueline Brown

Brand: Thompson Learning Australia/Cheng & Tsui

Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future

Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future

The Australian continent provides a unique perspective on the evolution and ecology of carnivorous animals. Since European settlement, Australia has seen the extinction of one large marsupial predator (the thylacine), another (the Tasmanian devil) is in danger of imminent extinction, and still others have suffered dramatic declines. By contrast, two recently-introduced predators, the fox and cat, have been spectacularly successful, with devastating impacts on the Australian fauna. Carnivores of Australia: Past, Present and Future explores Australia?s unique predator communities from prehistoric, historic and current perspectives. It covers mammalian, reptilian and avian carnivores, both native and introduced to Australia. It also examines the debate surrounding how best to manage predators to protect livestock and native biodiversity. By emphasizing Australian carnivores as exemplars of flesh-eaters in other parts of the world, this book will be an important reference for researchers, wildlife managers and students worldwide.

Brand: CSIRO Publishing

A Military History of Australia

A Military History of Australia

A Military History of Australia provides a detailed chronological narrative of Australia's wars across more than two hundred years, set in the contexts of defence and strategic policy, the development of society and the impact of war and military service on Australia and Australians. It discusses the development of the armed forces as institutions and examines the relationship between governments and military policy. This book is a revised and updated edition of one of the most acclaimed overviews of Australian military history available. It is the only comprehensive, single-volume treatment of the role and development of Australia's military and their involvement in war and peace across the span of Australia's modern history. It concludes with consideration of Australian involvement in its region and more widely since the terrorist attacks of September 11 and the waging of the global war on terror.

Brand: Cambridge University Press

Printed Images in Colonial Australia, 1801-1901

Printed Images in Colonial Australia, 1801-1901

This book reveals some of the remarkable colonial works that form the cornerstones of the National Gallery of Australia?s collection of Australian prints. The earliest intaglio prints were produced in New South Wales by a free settler, John Lewin, whose exquisitely hand-colored etchings of moths and birds were published in 1805 and 1808?13. The first views of the colony to be printed locally were published in 1812?14 by an entrepreneurial emancipist and engraved by the convicts assigned to him. From a culture of? making do? in the early decades of the penal settlement, the extent, quality, and scope of print production increased exponentially and kept pace with developments overseas. The backgrounds of the printmakers whose work is discussed varied greatly, with professional trade workers and artists making equally important contributions. By the mid-nineteenth century, printmaking was firmly established in key areas of commercial enterprise, science, architecture, art, advertising, illustrated books, and newspapers. Through the second half of the century printmaking in Australia continued to match developments overseas. One particular high point for wood-engravers was the production of the lavish Picturesque Atlas of Australasia, published between 1886?88, to coincide with the centenary of European settlement. Printed Images in Colonial Australia concludes with the photogravure of Tom Roberts?s painting commissioned to celebrate the federation of the Australian states in 1901. The 377 images reproduced here, many of them exceedingly rare or long overlooked, are presented alongside Roger Butler?s original research and information not previously assembled to give full weight to the important role of the printed image in Australian art and culture.

Brand: University of Washington Press

Warlpiri Dreamings and Histories: Newly Recorded Stories from the Aboriginal Elders of Central Australia (Sacred Literature Trust Series)

Warlpiri Dreamings and Histories: Newly Recorded Stories from the Aboriginal Elders of Central Australia (Sacred Literature Trust Series)

This collection of fifteen stories from Warlipiri elders reflects the importance of the Dreaming in all of its manifestations. Recorded and translated here for the first time are stories rich with insight into Aboriginal spirituality and life - on subjects as diverse as adolescence, love, hatred, sexuality, marriage, family, war, peace, physical and psychological survival, and aging. Told with wisdom and elegance, and illustrated with Warlipiri maps, these narratives evoke the integral relationship between the Australian landscape and Aboriginal spirituality.

Brand: Yale University Press

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