This history concerns the scientific contributions of Charles
Babbage (1791-1871) to mathematics, to the invention of calculating
machines, and machine tools, to the development of scientific ideas
through a wide variety of scientific investigations and his involvement
in several different scientific reforms. Babbage considered himself
a philosopher in the broadest...
The fundamental aim of this study was to determine how Malaysians define both leisure
and recreation. Two ethnic groups, Chinese and Malays, and rural and urban variants of these
groups were included in the sample. The other objective was to determine if there were differences
in the definitions due to...
This thesis is a work of literary non-fiction. It
is divided into six sections. The first, "A Sense of
Place," and the last, "Pulling a Geographical," are
collage essays which establish and then reiterate major
themes in the work: movement, work, geography,
climate, people, and education--some curricular, some
During the depression era, millions of Americans listened to the weekly radio
addresses given by Father Charles Edward Coughlin. He devoted his career to
speaking out against the evils of America and felt it his duty to warn Americans
against the perpetrators of this evil. But after 1934, the tone...
Photoperiod controls the duration of both the fourth and fifth
stadia in Agalliopsis abietaria Oman. Development was arrested in
the fourth stadium unless short days were given during the second
and third instars; a short arrest of development occurred if the short
days did not begin until the fourth instar....
Footrot of wheat (Cercosporella herpotrichoides Fron) is a
major disease of winter wheat in certain areas of the world having a
cool, damp winter and early spring climate. In Oregon, it is an
economic problem in the higher rainfall wheat-growing areas in the
eastern portion of the state. This study...
While there are many more species of reptiles in the tropics than in temperate
latitudes, relatively little is known about the natural history of tropical species of
snakes. Even basic information, such as reproductive ecology and behavior, is lacking. Patterns of reproduction in tropical species differ from patterns in temperate...