Introductory text for college algebra survey course featuring worked examples.Contents: 1) Relations and Functions. 2) Linear and Quadratic Functions. 3) Polynomial Functions. 4) Rational Functions. 5) Further Topics in Functions.
Examines efforts & failures of 4 presidential administrations to establish effective rule over Colombia's frontier territories between 1930-1946, the causes of the 1948-1964 "Violencia" Civil War & impact of guerrilla activity & drug cartels in the 1990s.
Edited by Bridget Brereton and Kevin A. Yelvington
Pub Date: 7/1/1999
Edited collection of essays examining the social evolution of the colonial Caribbean, from the end of slavery to mid-20th century. Focuses on social & ethnic groups, class, gender, & development of cultural & intellectual traditions.
This illustrated collection documents the rich history of Florida's earliest indigo, rice, and cotton plantations, timbering operations, and Atlantic commericial networks. Based on primary research in archives in England, Scotland, Spain, Cuba, Minorca,
Exploring museums and cultural centers in New England that hold important meanings for Native American communities today, this illuminating book offers a much-needed critique of the collaborative work being done to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the region.
A history of 19th-century European colonization/exploitation of Amazonia through the 1911 Brazilian rubber boom. The author argues that modern-day plunder of the largest remaining rain forest in the world is yet another chapter in a long, sad story.
Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed represents a new generation of contact and colonialism studies, expanding upon a traditional focus on the health of conquered peoples toward how extraordinary biological and political transformations are incorporated into the human body, reflecting behavior, identity, and adaptation. These globally diverse case studies demonstrate that the effects of conquest reach farther than was ever thought before--to both the colonized and the colonizers.