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The desert vet : how a city boy became a bedouin nomad and spent thirty years caring for a menagerie of camels and other exotic creatures by Alex Tinson( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Tinson is a St Ives-born vet who was literally plucked from the Australian outback to become chief vet in charge of the United Arab Emirates President's racing camels. He was given one mission: to make the President's camels the best in the UAE and, indeed, all of Arabia. Along the way he also cared for a menagerie of most unusual animals from pet cheetahs and monkeys to strange desert lizards. It has also given him a rare entree into the life of the uber-rich Gulf Royal families and the world of the Bedouins ... This is the story of an extraordinarily successful and adventurous expatriate Australian. Compelling and intriguing, it takes you into a world that few have entered before
Pioneering women : short stories by Canadian women : beginnings to 1880 by Lorraine McMullen( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering Women is an anthology of short fiction written before 1880 by Canadian women, including Susanna Moodie, Catharine Parr Traill, and Rosanna Mullins Leprohon. From the Maritimes to Upper Canada, from backwoods to the drawing room, this collection demonstrates the variety that exists in stories by women of early British North America
Estimular el crecimiento de la economía : el papel de la investigación público-privada en el desarrollo by Michael Graham( )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En las ultimas dos decadas se ha visto un cambio significativo en el entorno de investigacion y desarrollo en todo el mundo. En el Sur continua creciendo la necesidad de conocimiento cientifico. Al mismo tiempo, sin embargo, se han estancado o reducido las fuentes tradicionales de fondos para la investigacion provenientes de gobiernos nacionales, agencias internacionales y la comunidad de donantes. Como resultado, el financiamiento proporcionado por el sector privado para investigacion y desarrollo actualmente es el doble del que proveen las fuentes del sector publico. Los cambios en el equili
Deep cultural diversity : a governance challenge by Gilles Paquet( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep cultural diversity is an issue that has generated much debate in Canada in recent decades, but it is not clear that a general agreement had been reached about the best way to analyze this phenomenon, about the definition of the optimal degree of cultural diversity, and about the manner in which one might wish to regulate it. This book tackles these three sets of issues and questions the current policy of multiculturalism rooted in the perpetuation of differences, and makes the case for a policy of transculturalism, inspired by a philosophy of cosmopolitanism, and making the highest and best use of moral contracts and recombinant citizenship."--Jacket
Crippling epistemologies and governance failures : a plea for experimentalism by Gilles Paquet( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Crippling Epistemologies and Governance Failures Gilles Paquet attacks the dominant practices of the social sciences and their reliance on inadequate concepts of knowledge, evidence, and inquiry, which have become methodological and ideological "mental prisons". He argues that governance and social arrangements based on these platforms result in weak information infrastructure, poor accountability, and inadequate organizational design, and that these arrangements ultimately fail. He rejects borrowing approaches from the physical sciences and suggests that a richer perspective less
The disorders of speech by John Wyllie( )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book on the disorders of speech provides an overview of the physiology and pathology of speech. The book consists of three parts which discuss the following topics: (1) the functional disorders of the vocal mechanism; (2) the development of speech and the developmental derangements; and (3) speech in its relations to diseases of the nervous system"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The ivory thought : essays on Al Purdy( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If one poet can be said to be the Canadian poet, that poet is Al Purdy (1918-2000). Numerous eminent scholars and writers have attested to this pre-eminent status. George Bowering described him as "the world's most Canadian poet" (1970), while Sam Solecki titled his book-length study of Purdy The Last Canadian Poet (1999). In The Ivory Thought: Essays on Al Purdy, a group of seventeen scholars, critics, writers, and educators appraise and reappraise Purdy's contribution to English literature. They explore Purdy's continuing significance to contemporary writers; the life he dedicated to literat
Florence Nightingale on public health care by Florence Nightingale( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports Nightingale's considerable accomplishments in the development of a public health care system based on health promotion and disease prevention. It follows directly from her understanding of social science and broader social reform activities. Public Health Care includes a critical edition of Notes on Nursing for the Labouring Classes, papers on mortality in aboriginal schools and hospitals, and on rural health. It reports much unknown material on Nightingale's signal contribution of bringing professional nursing into the dreaded workhouse infirmaries. This collection presents letters and notes on a wide range of issues from specific diseases to germ theory, and relates some of her own extensive work as a nurse practitioner, which included organizing referrals to doctors and providing related care
Newnes telecommunications pocket book by Steve Winder( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The fictions of John Fowles : power, creativity, femininity by Pamela Cooper( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om John Fowles romaner: The collector, The magus, The French lieutenant's woman, og: The ebony tower
ProQuest statistical abstract of the United States( )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space science in the twenty-first century : imperatives for the decades 1995 to 2015 : report of the study steering group( )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Macdonald : imperial daughter by Susan Mann( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During an era of separate spheres for men and women, Margaret Macdonald used her nurse's training to gain access to the military and a life of work, travel, and adventure. In the first biography of the head of Canadian military nursing during World War I, Susan Mann traces the life and work of an extraordinary woman from rural Nova Scotia whose sense of duty and ambition found an outlet in the imperialism of Great Britain and the U.S." "In 1906, Macdonald was one of the first two nurses to receive a permanent appointment to the Canadian Army Medical Corps. She became matron-in-chief of Canada's overseas nursing service during World War I with the rank of major - the first such appointment for a woman in the British Empire - and also served as a nurse in the military during the Spanish-American and Boer Wars and in Panama during the construction of the canal." "Mann breaks new ground in military history by weaving the threads of character, ideology, and opportunity into a portrait of Margaret Macdonald and her impact on the professionalization of military nursing."--Jacket
Ultimatum 2 by Richard Rohmer( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American president is fed up with the hundreds of millions of dollars given to Russia to clean up high-level nuclear waste. His solution is to give the Russians an ultimatum: do this my way, or else!
Introduction to aboriginal health and health care in Canada : bridging health and healing by Vasiliki Kravariotis Douglas( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the thread of cultural safety throughout, the text introduces students to health concerns facing the aboriginal population in general, with a special focus on the needs of women and children. The text provides a framework for professionals to approach aboriginal clients in a way that will both respect their worldviews and retain their own professional epistemology. Chapters are consistently formatted to include chapter objectives, case studies, critical thinking exercises, key concepts and terms, and recommended websites. The text adheres to the CASN/ANAC/CAN framework for teaching cultural competence and safety in regard to aboriginal health, and meets the needs of a curriculum that is highly recommended and will likely be required in the near future. Included with the text are an instructor's manual, study guide, and sample exams."--Pub. desc
 
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