Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science by Gilbert M. Masters, Wendell P. Ela PDF

By Gilbert M. Masters, Wendell P. Ela

This paintings offers the entire significant different types of environmental pollutants, with insurance of present themes reminiscent of weather switch and ozone depletion, probability evaluate, indoor air caliber, source-reduction and recycling, and groundwater contamination.
***This isn't an entire replica of the booklet. This dossier includes chapters 1-5 (mass and effort move, environmental chemistry, arithmetic of progress, hazard evaluation, and water pollutants) and sections of chapters 7 and eight (air toxins and international atmospheric change).***

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For a critique of certain aspects of the “Islamic green revolution” thesis, see Michael Decker, “Plants and Progress: Rethinking the Islamic Agricultural Revolution,” Journal of World History 20 (2009): 187–206. 17. Michael W. Dols, The Black Death in the Middle East (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1977); William H. McNeill, Plagues and Peoples (Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1976); Alan Mikhail, “The Nature of Plague in Late Eighteenth-Century Egypt,” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 82 (2008): 249–275; Michael W.

28. Christensen, Decline of Iranshahr. 29. See the relevant sections of McNeill, Mountains of the Mediterranean. 30. Wittfogel’s seminal work is Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of Total Power (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1957). For a more abbreviated form of his main arguments, see Karl A. Wittfogel, “The Hydraulic Civilizations,” in Man’s Role in Changing the Face of the Earth, ed. William L. Thomas, Jr. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1956), 152–164. For an example of the use of Wittfogel’s ideas outside of a Middle Eastern context, see Donald Worster, Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American West (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992).

Perdue, Daniel R. Headrick, Fabian Drixler, Diana K. Davis, Sam White, Ranin Kazemi, Helen Curry, Robin Scheffler, and Oxford University Press’s two anonymous reviewers. Notes 1. I use the terms MENA and the Middle East interchangeably throughout this chapter. 2. For works that discuss the Middle East as a Eurasian contact zone, see Janet L. D. 1250–1350 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989); Richard W. Bulliet, Cotton, Climate, and Camels in Early Islamic Iran: A Moment in World History (New York: Columbia University Press, 2009); Richard M.

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