Ancient Herbs, Modern Medicine: Improving Your Health by by Henry Han, Glenn E. Miller, Nancy Deville

By Henry Han, Glenn E. Miller, Nancy Deville

The better of japanese and Western drugs in an integrative therapeutic method for the brain, physique, and spirit.

Now, for the 1st time, a Western health care professional and a physician of Oriental medication mix the unprecedented technological advances of the West with the unequalled knowledge and therapeutic contact chinese language natural drugs offers for lots of illnesses and stipulations that elude smooth drugs. old Herbs, smooth medication demonstrates the numerous very important, powerful methods chinese language medication and Western drugs can supplement one another in treating every thing from bronchial asthma and insomnia to psychological affliction and melanoma. This obtainable, entire consultant bargains many informative and enlightening case experiences and up to the moment info on:

• How integrative drugs combines the simplest of Western pharmacology and japanese herbology

• How integrative medication is helping struggle the illnesses and health problems of our time, together with bronchial asthma, bronchial asthma, and protracted fatigue syndrome, and eases or even reverses indicators of arthritis, diabetes, melancholy, osteoporosis, AIDS, middle sickness, and cancer--often with no facet effects

• How chinese language drugs might help realize indicators ahead of an illness
becomes a crisis

• the significance of Western suggestions in diagnosing severe diseases

• Why chinese language drugs deals the simplest therapy for plenty of chronic/recurrent health problems

• Restoring crucial stability to the 5 lively Systems--the center, Lung, Spleen, Liver, and Kidney Energies

• The 8 ideas of natural Therapy--how herbs paintings on your physique

Plus illuminating discussions of the elemental rules of chinese language drugs, in addition to nutrients treatment recipes, diagrams, glossaries of scientific phrases and herbs, source listings, and lots more and plenty extra that will help you tailor an integrative future health routine that's best for you.

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Social Complexity in Prehistoric Eurasia: Monuments, Metals by Bryan K. Hanks, Katheryn M. Linduff

By Bryan K. Hanks, Katheryn M. Linduff

Social Complexity in Prehistoric Eurasia demanding situations present interpretations of the emergence, improvement, and decline of social complexity within the steppe area of China and the previous Soviet Union. via a thematic research of archaeological styles starting from monument development and use and creation and intake of metals to the character of mobility between societies, the essays during this quantity give you the latest pondering on social and cultural switch in prehistoric Eurasia. jointly, they problem broader theoretical developments in Anglo-American archaeology, that have usually favourite comparative stories of sedentary agricultural societies over cellular pastoralist or agro-pastoralist groups. via highlighting the aptitude and barriers of comparative stories of social complexity, this quantity units the time table for destiny reviews of this quarter of the area. It emphasizes how the original nature of early steppe societies can give a contribution to extra entire interpretations of social trajectories in international prehistory.

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Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock by Omur Harmansah

By Omur Harmansah

Place, reminiscence, and therapeutic: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complicated and deep histories of areas, how they served as websites of reminiscence and belonging for neighborhood groups over the centuries, and the way they have been appropriated and monumentalized within the palms of the political elites. concentrating on Anatolian rock monuments carved into the dwelling rock at watery landscapes through the past due Bronze and Early Iron a while, this e-book develops an archaeology of position as a thought of cultural landscapes and as an engaged technique of fieldwork in an effort to excavate the genealogies of places.

Advocating that archaeology can give a contribution substantively to the learn of locations in lots of fields of analysis and engagement in the humanities and the social sciences, this e-book seeks to maneuver past the oft-conceived suggestion of locations as fastened and unchanging, and argues that areas are continually unfinished, emergent, and hybrid. Rock lower monuments of Anatolian antiquity are mentioned within the historic and micro-regional context in their making on the time of the Hittite Empire and its aftermath, whereas the ebook additionally investigates how such rock-cut locations, springs, and caves are linked to new varieties of storytelling, holy figures, miracles, and therapeutic of their post-antique existence. anyone wishing to appreciate locations of cultural importance either archaeologically in addition to via present theoretical lenses akin to historical past reviews, ethnography of landscapes, social reminiscence, embodied and sensory event of the realm, post-colonialism, political ecology, cultural geography, sustainability, and globalization will locate the case reports and study inside this ebook a doorway to exploring locations in new and profitable ways.

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The Story of the Persian War from Herodotus, Illustrated by Alfred J. Church

By Alfred J. Church

Stirring account of the Greeks' encounters with the Persians within the fifth century B.C., together with the conflict of Marathon, the protection of Thermopylae, and the conflict of Salamis, all retold from the heritage of Herodotus. Illustrations from sculptures and vases accompany the textual content. spouse quantity to the author's tales of the East from Herodotus. appropriate for a while 12 and up.

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Antiquity Now: The Classical World in the Contemporary by Thomas E. Jenkins

By Thomas E. Jenkins

Written in a full of life and available type, Antiquity Now opens our gaze to the myriad makes use of and abuses of classical antiquity in modern fiction, movie, comics, drama, tv - or even web boards. With each bankruptcy targeting a unique element of classical reception - together with sexuality, politics, gender and ethnicity - this booklet explores the ideological motivations in the back of modern American allusions to the classical international. finally, this kaleidoscope of receptions - from demands marriage equality to examinations of gang violence to passionate pleas for peace (or struggle) - unearths a 'classical antiquity' that reconfigures itself day-by-day, as modernity explains itself to itself via ever-expanding applied sciences and media. Antiquity Now therefore examines the often-surprising redeployment of the paintings and literature of the traditional global, a geography charged with especial price within the modern mind's eye.

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The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators by Joseph Roisman

By Joseph Roisman

The proposal of manhood was once immensely very important in historical Athens, shaping its political, social, felony, and moral structures. This e-book, a groundbreaking learn of manhood in fourth-century Athens, is the 1st to supply a complete exam of notions approximately masculinity present in the Attic orators, who characterize the most vital assets for knowing the social historical past of this era. whereas prior reviews have assumed a uniform ideology approximately manhood, Joseph Roisman reveals that Athenians had really different evaluations approximately what constituted manly values and behavior. He situates the facts for concepts approximately manhood present in the Attic orators in its historic, ideological, and theoretical contexts to discover numerous manifestations of Athenian masculinity in addition to the rhetoric that either articulated and puzzled it.

Roisman makes a speciality of subject matters equivalent to the nexus among manhood and age; on Athenian males of their roles as family, neighbors, and enthusiasts; at the inspiration of masculine disgrace; on relatives among social and monetary prestige and manhood; on manhood within the army and politics; at the manly advantage of self-discipline; and on what males feared.

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Thinking Medieval: An Introduction to the Study of the by Marcus Bull (auth.)

By Marcus Bull (auth.)

This publication is aimed toward scholars coming to the research of western eu medieval background for the 1st time, and likewise graduate scholars on interdisciplinary medieval stories programmes. It examines where of the center a while in smooth pop culture, exploring the roots of the stereotypes that seem in motion pictures, on tv and within the press, and asking why they continue to be so chronic. The publication additionally asks even if 'medieval' is certainly an invaluable class by way of old periodization. It investigates a number of the specific demanding situations posed by way of medieval resources and the ways that they've got survived. And it concludes with an exploration of the relevance of medieval background in modern day world.

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Das hellenistische Königspaar in der medialen by Sabine Müller

By Sabine Müller

The Hellenistic monarchies arose from the cave in of Alexander´s empire, and represented new different types of rule. This research demonstrates how the Hellenistic ruler awarded himself and his kinfolk in photograph, textual content and on respectable events. specifically the illustration of the Hellenistic royal couple and the function of the queen at court docket are tested at the foundation of the Ptolemaic dynasty. It was once Ptolemy II who was once commonly answerable for shaping the royal photograph, and his precedents remained binding until eventually the top of the dominion. It used to be in the course of his reign that marriage among royal siblings and the deification of the ruling royal couple have been introduces, and in resulting generations this turned the norm and the trademark of the royal relations. vital features of the learn are as a result the political historical past to the wedding among Ptolemy II and his sister Arsinoë II, and the way the royal couple offered themselves to Greeks, Macedonians, and Egyptians.

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Hunters, Fishers and Foragers in Wales: Towards a Social by Malcolm Lillie

By Malcolm Lillie

Malcolm Lillie provides a big new holistic appraisal of the facts for the Mesolithic profession of Wales. the tale starts off with a discourse at the Palaeolithic heritage. in an effort to set the whole Mesolithic interval into its context, next chapters stick to a series from the palaeoenvironmental historical past, via a attention of using stone instruments, payment patterning and proof for subsistence recommendations and the diversity of accessible assets. much less noticeable facets of hunter-forager and next hunter-fisher-forager teams contain the arenas of symbolism, ritual and spirituality that will were embedded in way of life. the writer the following endeavors to combine an assessment of those points of Mesolithic society in constructing a social narrative of Mesolithic lifeways in the course of the textual content with a view to convey the previous to lifestyles in a significant and thought of way.

The time period ‘hunter-fisher-foragers’ implies a selected mixture of subsistence actions, yet while a few teams may perhaps have built-in this diversity of monetary actions into their subsistence concepts, others won't have. the placement in coastal parts of Wales, relating to subsistence, payment or even religious issues wouldn't inevitably be kind of like in upland parts, even if a similar teams moved among those zones within the panorama.

The quantity concludes with a dialogue of the theoretical foundation for the shift clear of the exploitation of untamed assets in the direction of the combination of domesticates into subsistence techniques, i.e. the shift from nutrients procurement to nutrition creation, and assesses the context of the adjustments that happened as human teams re-orientated their socioeconomic, political and formality ideals in mild of newly on hand assets, impacts from the continent, and eventually their social situation on the time of ‘transition’.

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