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On the Move presents a rich history of one of the key concepts of modern life: mobility. Increasing mobility has been a constant throughout the modern era, evident in mass car ownership, plane travel, and the rise of the Internet. Typically, people have equated increasing mobility with increasing freedom. However, as Cresswell shows, while mobility has certainly increased in modern times, attempts to control and restrict mobility are just as characteristic of modernity. Through a series of fascinating historical episodes Cresswell shows how mobility and its regulation have been central to the experience of modernity.

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Genre: History
Author: Timothy Cresswell
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2012-11-12
File: 340 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136083228

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The Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery has been held annually since 1981. This volume of more than 40 essays presented in 1996 includes pieces on food suitable for travelling, food written about by travel writers and travellers, and food that has itself travelled from its place of origin. The topics range from the domestication of western food in Japan, cooking on board ship in the 17th and 18th centuries, the transmission of the Arabic culinary tradition to medieval England, the influence of travel writers on modern Australian cooking, and the travels of the peanut.

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Genre: Cookbooks
Author: Harlan Walker
Publisher: Oxford Symposium
Release: 1997
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780907325796

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An impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with his restless energy. As he recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s, first in California, where he struggled with drug addiction and then in New York, where he discovered a long-forgotten illness in the back wards of a chronic hospital, we see how his engagement with patients comes to define his life. With unbridled honesty and humor, Sacks shows us that the same energy that drives his physical passions--weight lifting and swimming--also drives his cerebral passions. He writes about his love affairs, both romantic and intellectual; his guilt over leaving his family to come to America; his bond with his schizophrenic brother; and the writers and scientists--Thom Gunn, A. R. Luria, W. H. Auden, Gerald M. Edelman, Francis Crick--who influenced him. On the Move is the story of a brilliantly unconventional physician and writer--and of the man who has illuminated the many ways that the brain makes us human.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Oliver Sacks
Publisher: Knopf Canada
Release: 2015-04-28
File: 325 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780345808981

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Library Journal Review— "The problems of paraplegics and their feelings of frustration and rage are realistically described. The story should find an audience among concerned young people."

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Harriet May Savitz
Publisher: iUniverse
Release: 2000-03-21
File: 148 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780595090129

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"This is the most comprehesive source of information on all the nomadic peoples of the world. Maps help you to locate these nomadic people groups, many of them unevangelized; black and white photographs enable you to visualize them, and people profiles and bibliographic data facilitate research." -- from back cover.

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Genre: Evangelistic work
Author: David J. Phillips
Publisher:
Release: 2001
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 1903689058

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Change and transition and the ability to cope with it vary from individual to individual. There are both positive and negative types of change, and each person deals with it in his/her own way. This volume addresses the effects of positive events related to upward social, educational and occupational mobility and with the processes of growing up and developing within and across boundaries. It opens with theoretical discussions of how and why change, even in a positive context, might be stressful to some people. Also explores the effects of a broad variety of changes and discusses two coping strategies: the first addresses strategies for aiding immediate adjustment; the second considers more general strategies designed for adjustment in the long term.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Shirley Fisher
Publisher: John Wiley & Son Limited
Release: 1990
File: 337 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015019432015

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Learn which animals migrate due to seasonal food changes and which animals migrate according to their life cycles.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Scotti Cohn
Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing
Release: 2013
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781607186168

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The Caribbean stands out in the popular imagination as a "place without history", a place which has somehow eluded modernity. The notion of "getting away from it all" lures countless visitors, offering the possibility of total disconnect for the world-weary. In On the Move Alejandra Bronfman argues that in fact the opposite is true; the Carribean is, and has always been, deeply engaged with the wider world. From drugs and tourism to international political struggles, these islands form an integral part of world history and of the present, and are themselves in a constant state of economic and social flux in the face of global transformations.

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Genre: History
Author: Alejandra Bronfman
Publisher: Zed Books
Release: 2007
File: 131 Pages
ISBN-13: 184277767X

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Migration is one of the most fascinating and dramatic of all animal behaviors. Historically, however, the study of migration has been fragmented, with ornithologists, entomologists, and marine biologists paying little attention to work outside their own fields. This treatment of the subject shows how comparisons across taxa can in fact illuminate migratory life cycles and the relation of migration to other movements. The book thus takes an integrated ecological perspective, focusing on migration as a biological phenomenon. The work is divided into four parts, each with a brief introductory section. Part I defines migration, gives examples, and places migration in the spectrum of movement behaviors, concluding with a chapter on methods for its study. Part II focuses on proximate mechanisms, including physiology and morphology (and the constraints associated with them), the interactions between migration and wind and current patterns, and the various orientation and navigation mechanisms by which migrants find their way about. Part III on the evolution of migratory life histories addresses the evolutionary and ecological basis for migration and the roles of migration not only in the lives of organisms, but also in the ecological communities in which they live. Part IV is devoted to a brief consideration of migration and its relation to pest management and conservation. As a major contribution to a vital subject, this work will be valued by all researchers and students in the field of animal behavior, ecology, and zoology.

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Genre: Nature
Author: Davis Hugh Dingle Professor in the Department of Entomology and Center for Population Biology University of California
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 1996-01-18
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198025771

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Author: Thea Feldman
Publisher: Benchmark Education Company
Release: 2011
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781450953139

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