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Terres singulières

Singular lands

Fifteen remarkable places across the world


M. Caroff

Edition 2017

Do singular, strange or unknown lands still exist? The American canyons, Iceland, the Apennine Mountains from behind the clouds, Nazca, the Sultanate of Oman, Santorin, Transylvania, Yellowstone and so on. This book lists a selection of international geological sites, some of them famous, others more unexpected, all surprising, which illustrate the main specialities of Earth sciences.


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Atlas de l'archipel de Molène

Atlas of the Molène Archipelago

Geology, geomorphology and sedimentology


A. Ehrhold, B. Le Gall

Edition 2017

This atlas comprises a booklet and three themed maps (hard copy and digital on USB stick), illustrating three major intervals in the very long history of the archipelago. This covers around three hundred million years, from Paleozoic era until now. The main magmatic, tectonic and metamorphic events are described. Changes in the archipelago are also traced, as are the recent dynamics of the barrier beach and of the ocean depths.


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cap sur le grand continent blanc

Course for the Large White Continent


J. Sylvestre, S. Mahuzier

Edition 2016

This book invites us on a voyage of discovery to the North of Antarctica, from Tierra del Fuego to the Peninsula. The authors immerse us in this fabulous southern universe: its geological evolution, its climate, its plant and animal species perfectly adapted to the extreme climatic conditions and also its fragility and what is being done to protect it. Course for the Southern Ocean!


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Mobilité humaine et environnement

Human Mobility and Environment

Global to Local


C. Cournil, C. Vlassopoulos

Edition 2015

Climate and environmental change are today generating human migratory flows, creating real challenges for international governance. Based on recent events, this book offers a representative panorama of different types of movements occurring already in the developing countries as well as in the so-called developed countries. It discusses the potential of public policies and legal instruments used and wonders about the realities of these environmental migrations.


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Aimez vos plantes invasives

Enjoy Your Invasive Plants

Eat Them!


F. Couplan

Edition 2015

The author sketches 57 invasive plants from Western Europe on separate sheets. He describes their past and present uses, mainly their culinary virtues, and proposes recipes for 36 of them. From those you meet every day without paying them attention to those whose fruit you have already tasted without knowing them to be invasive (Morus alba with edible berries, Rosa rugosa with hips chock full of vitamin C or Barbary figs and the "Acacia flowers" from which comes the eponymous honey) via edible species close to species commonly used in our food (sorghum, grape, Jerusalem artichoke), you will discover invasive plants with recipes that are as delicious as they are surprising.


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Diversity of Family Farms

Diversity of Family Farms

Exist, Transform, Become


P. Bosc, J. Bélières, P. Gasselin, J. Sourisseau, P. Bonnal, E. Valette, H. Friedmann

Edition 2015

This book aims to explain the nature and the force of links between the family and the farm. It is constructed around twenty case studies in miscellaneous countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

The authors clarify "what makes a family", analyses the adaptations of the family nature and puts them in perspective with the territorial context and the public policies in each country.


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Rural Sociabilities Proof Against Social Diversity

Rural Sociabilities Proof Against Social Diversity


V. Banos, J. Candau

Edition 2014

Which social relations woven in country areas are now subject to the challenges of diversity? Under what conditions are the users going to confront their opinions, especially with the farmers? Based on surveys in the Dordogne, an exemplary department for new ruralities, this book analyses the logic of cohabitation at work in multiple everyday situations: neighbourhood relations, markets, farm accommodation, etc.


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Critical Modelling

Critical Modelling


N. Bouleau

Edition 2014

Is the place of modelling nowadays in the sciences and even more in techniques wrongfully assumed? Do mathematics, the basis for the models developed by engineers, guarantee a useful and beneficial representation of reality? What savings can supposedly be made by modelling? And what decisions?
These are just a few of the questions on modelling addressed by this work on its cognitive nature and its social issues.


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Atlas of Vineyards and Olive Groves

Atlas of Vineyards and Olive Groves


S. Angles

Edition 2014

The emblematic plants of Mediterranean landscapes, the vine and the olive tree are a core element in agriculture and their products play a crucial role in diet and social life. The analysis of landscapes featuring vineyards and olive groves sheds light on the issues of Mediterranean regions: unrelenting urban expansion, farming transformations, environmental concerns, boom in geographical indications, etc. Illustrated with 230 maps and photos, the atlas educates the reader keen to understand these renowned landscapes and provides helpful insight into the future of the vine and olive sectors and their lands.


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Feminine-masculine

Feminine-masculine

Gender and Family Agricultures


H. Guétat-Bernard

Edition 2014

Where are we today in the place of women in family agricultures compared with men, in both Northern and Southern countries. Based on very diverse field studies, this book exposes the need to analyse family agricultures from the perspective of masculine-feminine relations and social constructions that organise these power ratios. It addresses in succession the social management of male-female relationships in agriculture, gender inequalities in the definition and impact of agricultural and environmental policies and lastly the different approaches of gender in the food systems.


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