Presenting a diverse collection of documents, Root of Bitterness reaches from the colonial era through the nineteenth century, focusing on six dominant themes: women's work, the power of gender, the physical body, women's collective efforts, diversity and conflict among women, and women's relation to state authority. This edition contains about twenty selections from the original volume and almost sixty new ones.
Fifty-seven papers from the September 1995 conference discuss pollution engineering; deposition of air pollutants; aerosols in the atmosphere; monitoring and laboratory studies; data analysis and processing; emission inventories and modelling; transport emissions; the effects of air pollution; and pollution management. A sampling of topics: ventilation in enclosures with a horizontal partition; evaluation of air pollution deposition in Venice lagoon; pedestrian exposure to urban air pollution; acid dispersion abatement. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)