Concise Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland

Titre : Concise Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland
Auteur : Martin Townsend
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0956490298
Libération : 2014-10

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A concise guide to all the larger moths of Britain and Ireland, illustrated with 1600 superbly detailed colour artworks of almost 880 species, showing most in their natural resting postures.

Field Guide to the Micro moths of Great Britain and Ireland

Titre : Field Guide to the Micro moths of Great Britain and Ireland
Auteur : Phil Sterling
Éditeur : British Wildlife Pub.
ISBN-13 : 0956490212
Libération : 2012-04-01

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One of the most eagerly anticipated insect guides for years. This is the most comprehensive field guide to micro-moths ever published in a single volume, and, for the first time, makes this fascinating and important group of insects accessible to the general naturalist. The guide covers 1,033 species, with more than 1,500 superbly detailed artworks and photographs. It also includes 900 specially commissioned maps.Written by a team of moth experts under the editorship of Phil Sterling, it provides coverage of all the micro-moth families found in Great Britain and Ireland, including the Channel Islands. Species descriptions include field characters, similar species, flight season, habitat, larval foodplants, status and distribution. The general introduction covers identifying, studying and finding micro-moths, including field techniques, and there is also a series of innovative keys to families and genera, as well as a comprehensive checklist incorporating the latest thinking on taxonomy.

Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland

Titre : Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland
Auteur : Paul Waring
Éditeur : Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781472930323
Libération : 2017-02-09

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This latest edition of the Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland has been fully revised, updated and restructured, bringing it in line with the latest thinking in taxonomy. Moths are illustrated in their natural resting postures, and there are also paintings of different forms, underwings and other details to help with identification. New descriptions and illustrations have been included for species that have been newly recorded in Britain and Ireland since the last edition of the guide was published. The text descriptions of all other species Â? covering field characters and similar species, flight season, life cycle, larval foodplants, and habitat Â? have been revised and updated where necessary, and particular attention has been paid to updating the distribution information, which is now supported by maps. The revised general introduction explains how the methods of identifying and recording moths have evolved over recent years with the advent of new technologies and as a result of data analysis.

Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland

Titre : Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland
Auteur : Steven Falk
Éditeur : Osprey Publishing
ISBN-13 : 1910389021
Libération : 2015-10

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This field guide to Britain's bees makes this fascinating and important group of insects accessible to the general naturalist. It covers over 270 species, and is fully illustrated with stunning photographs and Richard Lewington's beautiful colour artwork.

We Beat the Street

Titre : We Beat the Street
Auteur : Sampson Davis
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 0142406279
Libération : 2006

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Three boys, who made a pact to stick together through the rough times in their impoverished Newark neighborhood, found the strength to work through their difficulties and complete high school, college, and medical school together.

The Vintage Guide to Classical Music

Titre : The Vintage Guide to Classical Music
Auteur : Jan Swafford
Éditeur : Vintage
ISBN-13 : 9780679728054
Libération : 1992

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Surveys the history of Western classical music, offers brief profiles of influential composers from Vivaldi to John Cage, and discusses important compositions and periods

Developing Advanced Assessment Skills

Titre : Developing Advanced Assessment Skills
Auteur : Ann Saxon
Éditeur : M&K Update Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781907830181
Libération : 2011

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This book will help you to develop some of the essential assessment skills that are needed to support patients with long-term conditions in secondary and primary care settings. You may be at the beginning of your career, or you may be an experienced practitioner who is moving into long-term conditions care. At whatever level you may be, this book will give you some guidance on how to use appropriate assessment tools and to reflect on your experience from practice.Supporting patients with long-term conditions is not solely the domain of nursing. This book is intended to be suitable for a range of practitioners who are interested in developing their assessment skills further. However some examples have been given from a nursing perspective.The exercises throughout the book have been designed to encourage you to reflect on your practice and draw from the wide range of evidence that is available to support your development. You can work through them at your own pace and return to chapters that you need to learn more about.

Philosophy of Art

Titre : Philosophy of Art
Auteur : Noël Carroll
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781134722501
Libération : 2012-10-02

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Philosophy of Art is a textbook for undergraduate students interested in the topic of philosophical aesthetics. It introduces the techniques of analytic philosophy as well as key topics such as the representational theory of art, formalism, neo-formalism, aesthetic theories of art, neo-Wittgensteinism, the Institutional Theory of Art. as well as historical approaches to the nature of art. Throughout, abstract philosophical theories are illustrated by examples of both traditional and contemporary art including frequent reference to the avant-garde in this way enriching the readers understanding of art theory as well as the appreciation of art. Unique features of the textbook are: * chapter summaries * summaries of major theories of art and suggested analyses of the important categories used when talking and thinking of art * annotated suggested readings at the ends of chapters. Also available in this series: Epistemology Pb: 0-415-13043-3: £12.99 Ethics Pb: 0-415-15625-4: £11.99 Metaphysics Pb: 0-415-14034-X: £12.99 Philosophy of Mind Pb: 0-415-13060-3: £11.99 Philosophy of Religion Pb: 0-415-13214-2: £12.99

How to Think About Weird Things Critical Thinking for a New Age

Titre : How to Think About Weird Things Critical Thinking for a New Age
Auteur : Theodore Schick
Éditeur : McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN-13 : 0078038367
Libération : 2013-01-28

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This concise and engaging text teaches the basic principles of good reasoning through an examination of widely held beliefs about the paranormal, the supernatural, and the mysterious. By explaining what distinguishes knowledge from opinion, science from pseudoscience, and evidence from hearsay, How to Think about Weird Things helps the reader develop the skills needed to tell the true from the false and the reasonable from the unreasonable.

Picturing Texts

Titre : Picturing Texts
Auteur : Lester Faigley
Éditeur : W. W. Norton
ISBN-13 : 0393979121
Libération : 2004-01

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Redefining composition to include conscious attention to images and design, Picturing Texts is the first writing textbook to show students how to compose visual texts as well as how to read them.