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Dionysiaca

By: Nonnus, of Panopolis; Frye, Northrop. Marginalia; Rouse, W. H. D. (William Henry Denham), 1863-1950; Rose, H. J. (Herbert Jennings), 1883-1961; Lind, L. R. (Levi Robert), 1906

Greek and English on opposite pages; Bibliography: v. 1, p. xlv-xlvii; Includes index; Victoria University Library has Northrop Frye's copy with his annotations; 35 39 43

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Upgrading Low Income Urban Settlements Country Assessment Report

By: The World Bank

Economics

Located in the southeast of Africa, Swaziland is a small landlocked country of about 17,360 square kilometers, with a relatively small population of approximately 1 million in 1999. Population density is approximately 57 persons per square kilometer. Swaziland has strong economic links with South Africa and is a member of the South African Customs Union (SACU) and the Common Monetary Area (CMA). In recent years, economic growth in Swaziland has slowed in part due to incr...

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Thematic Group on Services to the Urban Poor

By: The World Bank

Economics

Since the 1950s, cities in developing countries have faced an unprecedented rate of urbanization and increasing poverty. The result rampant proliferation of slums. These are unplanned and under-served neighborhoods typically settled by squatters without legal recognition or rights. The slum residents lack the most basic municipal services, such as water supply, sanitation, waste collection and thus are exposed to disease, crime and natural disasters. They also lack schoo...

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World Health Organization : Year 1987 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

INTRODUCTION 1. 1987 is the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in resolution No 37-221, approved on 22 December 1982. The concept of the IYSH is unique, providing for numerous events during the years preceding 1987 including studies, meetings, promotional campaigns, adjustments in policy, strategy and legislation, and shelter improvement projects on the part of Member States as well as international or...

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Agricultural Policy Indicators

By: Timothy E. Josling

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: This paper outlines a methodological approach for use by FAO to collect, analyze and monitor agricultural policy indicators (API) for developing countries. The aim is to establish a consistent and comparable set of policy indicators, allowing analysts to examine whether agriculture in particular countries is being stimulated or retarded by the set of policies employed. The API should also be useful in the context of quantitative models of policy impacts and mark...

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Tristan, Sechs Novellen

By: Mann, Thomas
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Proceedings 1977 Midwest Forest Mensurationists Meeting

By: Gary W. Foeler

FOREST SERVICE

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The Legacy of Islam

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The True Religion of God

By: Dr. A.A.B. Philips

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: Which Is the True Religion of God? Each person is born in a circumstance which is not of his own choosing. The religion of his family or the ideology of the state is thrust upon him from the very beginning of his existence in this world. By the time he reaches his teens, he is usually fully brain - washed into believing that the beliefs of his particular society are the correct beliefs that everyone should have. However, when some people mature and are exposed t...

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Protecting Agricultural Land from Urbanization or Managing the Con...

By: Dr. Ayman Ibrahim Kamel

Economics

Desk work information analysis -- 2. Primary data collection (key informant interviews, focus group discussions) -- 3. Researcher views based on his PhD. outcomes -- 4. Outcomes of discussions and concept papers arising from the NDP high committee for agricultural land preservation and urban management -- 5. Duration of the research (September 1998 -November 2004)...

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Food Security and Agricultural Policy

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

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The Optimization of Horizontal Microcode Within and Beyond Basic B...

By: Fisher, Joseph A
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North Dakota: 2002 Economic Census Accommodation and Food Services...

By: Charles Louis Kincannon

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction to the Economic Census: PURPOSES AND USES OF THE ECONOMIC CENSUS. The economic census is the major source of facts about the structure and functioning of the nation?s economy. It provides essential information for government, business, industry, and the general public. Title 13 of the United States Code (Sections 131, 191, and 224) directs the Census Bureau to take the economic census every 5 years, covering years ending in ?2? and ?7.? The economic census f...

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Aids and Agriculture in Africa: Can Agricultural Policy Make a Dif...

By: J. du Guerny

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is frequently perceived as an individual health problem or as an epidemic with effects on morbidity or mortality, health care and costs. From such a perspective, the ?AIDS epidemic? emerges as a series of more or less clearly defined epidemics, each with characteristics of the subsystem in which it occurs and, together, forming a pandemic. Traditionally, such epidemics have tended to be i...

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It's Amma's Birthday Tomorrow

By: Janaki Sooriyarachchi

The story of a little girl named Nikini who tries to find the prefect gift for her mother on her birthday. Read the book to find out what she gives her mother.

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Cross Cultural Communication

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Effective cross-cultural communication is an important part of the Communication Strategy for each site, and a critical component of the Community Involvement Plan. This tool provides recommendations for communicating verbally and non verbally with different cultures identified by demographic research through LandView and other methods. It is designed to alert you to cultural differences that affect communication. This tool provides general information and speci...

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Agricultural Policy Indicators

By: Timothy E. Josling

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Bank (WB), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are establishing a Consortium to develop, coordinate and undertake the measurement of agricultural policy indicators for developing countries. To allow flexibility, a ?two-tiered? approach to agricultural policy reviews is envisaged, involving an initial quantification of...

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Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores : 2002 Economic Cens...

By: Charles Louis Kincannon

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction to the Economic Census: PURPOSES AND USES OF THE ECONOMIC CENSUS. The economic census is the major source of facts about the structure and functioning of the nation?s economy. It provides essential information for government, business, industry, and the general public. Title 13 of the United States Code (Sections 131, 191, and 224) directs the Census Bureau to take the economic census every 5 years, covering years ending in ?2? and ?7.? The economic census f...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

The Pope receives a vision that includes the names of four men: a U.S. Senator, a covert military intelligence agent, a priest from a small parish, and the head of the Italian mafia. These men form an alliance to eliminate the drug cartels of the world to save the children of the future against the backdrop of political power struggle.

Pope Francis lithely entered into the small chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows across the ancient altar. The Pope knelt his thin, angular body before it; his white cassock cascaded across the red, soft cushion. He gently entwined the ebony rosary beads between his fingers, crossed himself in the supplicant tradition, and kissed the crucifix as he closed his eyes a...

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A Laboratory Manual of Physics for Use in High Schools

By: Robert Richardson Tatnall, Henry Crew
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