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  • publication . Book . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Stützel, Hartmut;

    Agronomy as an experimental science began to develop about 200 years ago, in a time of rapid population increase in Europe. In the beginning, research was performed on the field, cropping systems and farm level. Over its development, agronomic science increasingly becam...

  • publication . Book . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Gunewardena, Nandini;
    Publisher: Graduate Institute Publications

    Introduction This paper focuses on a case study of the social and economic transformations that occurred in the lives of rural women following the introduction of commercial scale sugarcane production on the island nation of Sri Lanka, a relative newcomer to large-scale...

  • publication . Book . 2020
    Open Access English
    Publisher: IRD Éditions

    Whether we are looking at the administrative coverage of the Kingdom or at infrastructure provision, a vital factor in the construction of this country has been the state’s need to incorporate border areas and establish the authority of the central power. From the end o...

  • publication . Book . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    McCarty, Willard; Burrows, John; Deegan, Marilyn; Eggert, Paul; Galey, Alan; Garrard, Peter; Lancashire, Ian; McCarty, Willard; Robinson, Peter; Shillingsburg, Peter; ...
    Publisher: Open Book Publishers

    In this broad-reaching, multi-disciplinary collection, leading scholars investigate how the digital medium has altered the way we read and write texte. In doing so, it challenges the very notion of scholarship as it has traditionally been imagined. Incorporating scienti...

  • publication . Book . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Nyhan, Julianne;
    Publisher: Open Book Publishers

    Introduction The project of publishing guidelines and advocacy documents for the evaluation of digital scholarship in the humanities has gained particular momentum since c. 2002. This ‘turn’ is unlikely to have been spontaneous, and thus various questions follow: which ...

  • publication . Book . 2020
    Open Access English
    Publisher: IRD Éditions

    The North-East (Phak Isan) and the South (Phak Tai) are two of Thailand’s three very distinctive peripheral regions. The North-East is syno- nymous with the Khorat plateau, a remarkable natural unit of almost 170,000 km2 bordered to the north and the east by the Mekong,...

  • publication . Book . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Labzaé, Mehdi;
    Publisher: Centre français des études éthiopiennes

    Located in Ethiopia’s western lowlands bordering South Sudan, the Gambella Regional state has repeatedly made the headlines of international newspapers over the last five years (Al-Jazeera English, 2014; Vidal, 2011; Smith, 2014 & 2015; Stienne, 2013). The place is desc...

  • publication . Book . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Torre, Andre; Wallet, Frederic;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: HAL CCSD
    Country: France

    Three main reasons require to look closely at rural areas and to analyse rural development and policies: they represent the major part of world’s surface area; they are the object of strong competition between and within regions and countries; they contain almost all th...

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  • publication . Book . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Lancashire, Ian;

    When we think in words, the thoughts come in grammatical form with subject, verb, object and modifying clauses falling into place without our having the slightest perception of how the sentence structure is produced (Lashley 1958). I suppose that all of us have a primit...

  • publication . Book . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Bijnaar, Aspha;

    As all other Creoles living in Suriname and in the Netherlands, my female neighbour Akuba participates in a kasmoni, an informal savings and credit arrangement regarded as a typical female activity. In this arrangement Akuba plays a central role as an informal banker. T...

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