Contagionism and Contagious Diseases by Thomas Rutten

By Thomas Rutten

Realizing how 'contagion' and 'infection' became robust metaphors calls for a ancient reconstruction of this semantic box within the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth century, whilst those strategies received a systematic that means. the quantity deals an interdisciplinary method of the cultural background of contagionism among scientific bacteriology, the social sciences and literary variations. The symbolic implications of 'contagion' and high-profile contagious illnesses are addressed, which mark the bounds among unwell and fit, time-honored and alien, morally natural and impure.

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Living with Questions by Dale Fincher

By Dale Fincher

A functional and private method of apologetics for college students. what number occasions has your instructor requested you a question, and also you stare blankly on the ceiling, hoping to find the reply lingering there? it is troublesome once we have no idea the solutions to the questions we are requested through others, however it should be much more complex after we do not know the solutions to the questions we're asking ourselves. have you requested the sort of questions?

  • Does what i feel really count?
  • what's fact?
  • Is God there?
  • Has God spoken?
  • Am I vital sufficient?
  • Am I more than enough?
  • what is so nice approximately heaven? If you have ever questioned approximately any of those questions, you might have come to the suitable position. In dwelling with Questions, Dale Fincher can assist you examine every one of those questions in any such means that you're going to detect clues, valuable instruments, and answers---and what all of them suggest to your existence and your religion. The solutions you discover will placed you on a route to dig deeper and gain...
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    Demon in My View (Den of Shadows, Book #2) by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    By Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    Although no one at her highschool understands it, Jessica is a broadcast writer. Her vampire novel, Tiger, Tiger, has simply pop out less than the pen identify Ash evening. Now new scholars have simply arrived in Ramsa, and either wish Jessica’s consciousness. She has no persistence with overly pleasant Caryn, yet she’s immediately interested in Alex, a confident, mysterious boy who turns out strangely accepted. If Jessica didn’t understand greater, she’d imagine Aubrey, the beautiful villain from her novel had simply sprung to existence. That’s very unlikely, in fact; Aubrey is a figment of her mind's eye. Or is he?

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    Adventures with a Hand Lens by Richard Headstrom

    By Richard Headstrom

    Basically written advisor to watching and learning flora and grasses, fish scales, moth and bug wings, egg situations, buds, feathers, seeds, leaf scars, moss, molds, ferns, universal crystals, etc.—all with a normal, reasonably cheap magnifying glass. 209 specified line drawings reduction on your discoveries.

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    Medicine before Science: The Business of Medicine from the by Roger French

    By Roger French

    This publication is an creation to the historical past of university-trained physicians from the center a long time to the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. whereas thought of elite (in recognition and rewards) and profitable, we all know little in their scientific effectiveness. to fashionable eyes their conception and perform usually turns out strange. yet historic facts finds that they have been judged on different standards, and this publication asserts that those physicians helped to build and meet the expectancies of society.

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    Christmas in Legend and Story, Illustrated Edition by Elva S. Smith, Alice I. Hazeltine

    By Elva S. Smith, Alice I. Hazeltine

    An excellent selection of Christmas tales, legends, and poems, that experience detailed literary advantage, a spirit of reverence, and an charm for kids. selected from a large choice of assets by means of a couple of kid's librarians, the tales symbolize the paintings of many writers. the choices are prepared chronologically, starting with the beginning of the Christ baby. Illustrated with recognized work, rendered in black and white. appropriate for a long time eight and up.

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    Lasers for medical applications: Diagnostics, therapy and by Helena Jelínková

    By Helena Jelínková

    Lasers became an critical scientific software and new innovations and coverings concerning them are being pioneered for all time. The editor and participants commence via the reaction of tissue to laser gentle. They then define the kinds of lasers utilized in medication, together with solid-state, fuel, dye and semiconductor lasers and speak about using lasers for diagnostics, akin to optical coherence tomography, laser spectroscopy in biomedicine and optical biopsy. the ultimate part is devoted to functions of lasers in treatment and surgical procedure, protecting quite a few clinical fields together with dermatology, urology, gynecology, ophthalmology, dentistry and neurology and concludes with a glance at laser safety.

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