Download E-books Recovery of Gray Wolves in the Great Lakes Region of the United States: An Endangered Species Success Story PDF

By Curt Meine (auth.), Edward Heske, Timothy R. Deelen, Adrian P. Wydeven (eds.)

The western nice Lakes area of the USA is the one component of the reduce forty eight states the place wolves have been by no means thoroughly extirpated. This quarter includes the parts the place some of the first smooth innovations of wolf conservation and learn have been built, and the place many early proponents of wolf conservation akin to Aldo Leopold, Sigurd Olson, and Durward Allen lived and labored. the nice Lakes sector is also the 1st position within the U. S. the place "endangered" wolf populations recovered. in this restoration, we discovered a lot approximately wolf biology and ecology, endangered species administration, carnivore conservation, panorama ecology, depredation administration, and social features of flora and fauna conservation. "Recovery of grey Wolves within the nice Lakes quarter of the United States," lines wolf restoration from various views starting from ecology, administration, and coverage to the cultural, social, and historic value of wolves.

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Download E-books Jews of the Soviet Union, The: A History of a National Minority PDF

By Benjamin Pinkus

It is a finished and topical heritage of the Jews within the Soviet Union and is predicated on firsthand documentary proof and the applying of a pioneering study strategy into the destiny of nationwide minorities. inside a four-part chronological framework, Professor Pinkus examines not just the legal-political prestige of the Jews, and their reciprocal courting with the Soviet majority, but additionally the effect of inner fiscal, demographic and social tactics upon the spiritual, academic and cultural lifetime of Soviet Jewry. A moment layer of research describes extensive the complicated linkages among the Jews of the Soviet Union, the Jews in different diasporas and the kingdom of Israel itself. The Jews of the Soviet Union marks an important contribution to the historiography and social research of its topic and offers a invaluable spouse to Professor Pinkus's acclaimed documentary examine The Soviet Union and the Jews 1948-1967.

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Download E-books Das Haus in der Geschichte Europas: Ein Handbuch (De Gruyter Reference) (German Edition) PDF

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