Roots

Roots
Author: Alex Haley
Release: 1976
Editor: Random House
Pages: 706
ISBN: 9780099362814
Language: en
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Tracing his ancestory through six generations - slaves and freedmen, farmers and blacksmiths, lawyers and architects - back to Africa, Alex Haley discovered a sixteen-year-old youth, Kunta Kinte. It was this young man, who had been torn from his homeland

Bitter Roots

Bitter Roots
Author: C.J. Carmichael
Release: 2017-04-25
Editor: Tule Publishing
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781945879906
Language: en
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Bitter Roots: A Bitter Root Mystery

Quantum Roots

Quantum Roots
Author: Kyle Keyes
Release: 2012-08-16
Editor: Createspace Independent Pub
Pages: 262
ISBN: 1478392673
Language: en
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Jesse Joe Jacks was born sometime during the snow blizzard of 1923. The Lower Elk County game warden died from a lightning strike on July 23, 1959. Olan Chapman came to life in August of 1974 and found a computer career with a center city, electronics firm. Jacks loved nature and lived to protect wild life. Jesse Joe was also a crack shot with a firearm - any firearm. Olan Chapman attended the theater, played piano and once led a march against the National Rifle Association Jacks fought in the Korean War and never drank anything stronger than beer. Chapman battled a war from within, and never sipped anything lighter than rum and coke. Both men had the same fingerprints, much to the chagrin of Lt General Alexis Grumman, federal director for para normal activities. QUANTUM ROOTS is based on the belief that people form from recycled energy.

Roots

Roots
Author: Alex Haley
Release: 2016-05-03
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 913
ISBN: 9780306824852
Language: en
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#1 New York Times Bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reissued to coincide with History Channel's new event series

Roots

Roots
Author: Tommy Banks
Release: 2018-04-05
Editor: Seven Dials
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781409174974
Language: en
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The stunning debut cookbook from Michelin Star chef and Great British Menu champion Tommy Banks. Roots is a glorious celebration of the key ingredients grown, foraged and preserved by Tommy close to his award-winning restaurant, The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire. Influenced by the rhythms of the land he farms, he renames and redefines the seasons into three growing groups and shares creative recipes, preserving techniques and ideas on using these 'root' ingredients all year round. Beautifully shot throughout the shifting seasons the images showcase recipes, the ingredients and the landscape from which they hail.

Deep Roots

Deep Roots
Author: Avidit Acharya,Matthew Blackwell,Maya Sen
Release: 2020-03-10
Editor: Princeton University Press
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9780691203720
Language: en
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"Despite dramatic social transformations in the United States during the last 150 years, the South has remained staunchly conservative. Southerners are more likely to support Republican candidates, gun rights, and the death penalty, and southern whites harbor higher levels of racial resentment than whites in other parts of the country. Why haven't these sentiments evolved or changed? Deep Roots shows that the entrenched political and racial views of contemporary white southerners are a direct consequence of the region's slaveholding history, which continues to shape economic, political, and social spheres. Today, southern whites who live in areas once reliant on slavery--compared to areas that were not--are more racially hostile and less amenable to policies that could promote black progress. Highlighting the connection between historical institutions and contemporary political attitudes, the authors explore the period following the Civil War when elite whites in former bastions of slavery had political and economic incentives to encourage the development of anti-black laws and practices. Deep Roots shows that these forces created a local political culture steeped in racial prejudice, and that these viewpoints have been passed down over generations, from parents to children and via communities, through a process called behavioral path dependence. While legislation such as the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act made huge strides in increasing economic opportunity and reducing educational disparities, southern slavery has had a profound, lasting, and self-reinforcing influence on regional and national politics that can still be felt today. A groundbreaking look at the ways institutions of the past continue to sway attitudes of the present, Deep Roots demonstrates how social beliefs persist long after the formal policies that created those beliefs have been eradicated."--Jacket.

Tree Roots in the Built Environment

Tree Roots in the Built Environment
Author: John Roberts,Nick Jackson,Mark Smith,Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Great Britain)
Release: 2006-06-14
Editor: The Stationery Office
Pages: 488
ISBN: 0117536202
Language: en
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This publication sets out a comprehensive review of tree root biology and covers a broad range of practical issues that need to be considered in order to grow trees successfully in our towns and cities and to realise the significant benefits they provide in built environments. Topics covered include: soil condition and roots; improving tree root growth in urban soils; water supply and drought amelioration for amenity trees; coping with soil contamination; protecting trees during excavation and good trenching practice; control of damage to tree roots on construction sites; tree root damage to buildings and pavements, sewers, drains and pipes; research needs and sustainability issues.

Plant Roots

Plant Roots
Author: Yoav Waisel,Amram Eshel,Tom Beeckman,Uzi Kafkafi
Release: 2002-03-29
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 1749
ISBN: 9780824744748
Language: en
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The third edition of a standard resource, this book offers a state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary presentation of plant roots. It examines structure and development, assemblage of root systems, metabolism and growth, stressful environments, and interactions at the rhizosphere. Reflecting the explosion of advances and emerging technologies in the field, the book presents developments in the study of root origin, composition, formation, and behavior for the production of novel pharmaceutical and medicinal compounds, agrochemicals, dyes, flavors, and pesticides. It details breakthroughs in genetics, molecular biology, growth substance physiology, biotechnology, and biomechanics.

Roots

Roots
Author: Tara O'Conno
Release: 2017-11-22
Editor: IDW Publishing
Pages: 149
ISBN: 9781684063062
Language: en
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On a journey to the old world„she discovered a whole new world. After a messy year of heartbreak and setbacks, Tara sets off to Ireland in search of clues to her familyÍs ancestry, but what she found wasn't at all what she expected. Some of it has to do with the lack of records, but a lot has to do with John, the charming cartoonist she met on Twitter. Wrapped in real family history and set amongst the natural beauty of the Irish countryside, Roots is a classic romantic-comedy adventure and a page-turning account of a young woman finding herself.

Humble Roots

Humble Roots
Author: Hannah Anderson
Release: 2016-09-16
Editor: Moody Publishers
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780802494450
Language: en
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Feeling worn thin? Come find rest. The Blue Ridge Parkway meanders through miles of rolling Virginia mountains. It’s a route made famous by natural beauty and the simple rhythms of rural life. And it’s in this setting that Hannah Anderson began her exploration of what it means to pursue a life of peace and humility. Fighting back her own sense of restlessness and anxiety, she finds herself immersed in the world outside, discovering a classroom full of forsythia, milkweed, and a failed herb garden. Lessons about soil preparation, sour mulch, and grapevine blights reveal the truth about our dependence on God, finding rest, and fighting discontentment. Humble Roots is part theology of incarnation and part stroll through the fields and forest. Anchored in the teaching of Jesus, Anderson explores how cultivating humility—not scheduling, strict boundaries, or increased productivity—leads to peace. “Come unto me, all who labor and are heavy laden,” Jesus invites us, “and you will find rest for your souls.” So come. Learn humility from the lilies of the field and from the One who is humility Himself. Remember who you are and Who you are not, and rediscover the rest that comes from belonging to Him.

Roots

Roots
Author: Anonim
Release: 2013-10-11
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 232
ISBN: 1770894195
Language: en
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To commemorate Roots Canada's fortieth anniversary, Roots: Forty Years of Style celebrates the company's rich history and brings together a curated collection of the best and most visually arresting photographs from the Roots archive -- many of which have never been seen before. As one of Canada's most iconic brand, Roots has a history that runs deep into the heart of this country. Founded in 1973 by Michael Budman and Don Green, with a goal of translating their affinity for the Canadian wilderness and sport into a distinctive and unique aesthetic, Roots is now an internationally renowned company synonymous with excellent design, workmanship, and innovative store concepts. From their revolutionary Negative Heel Shoes to their Beaver Canoe sweatshirts, their celebrated Team Canada Olympic hats to their high-quality leather goods, groundbreaking interiors, and camp chic, the company has truly defined Canadian style. Roots: Forty Years of Style celebrates the company's rich heritage and brings together a curated collection of the best and most visually arresting photographs from the Roots archive -- many of which have never been seen before. Featuring an introduction by Michael Budman and Don Green, a foreword by famed fashion editor Suzanne Boyd, and an afterword by Academy Award-nominee Dan Aykroyd, this stunning stylebook takes us through Roots history and gives us a look into how this exceptional brand continues to be a global lifestyle leader.

Relatives with Roots

Relatives with Roots
Author: Anonim
Release: 2011-03
Editor: Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Resear
Pages: 60
ISBN: 1926795008
Language: en
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Reconsidering Roots

Reconsidering Roots
Author: Erica Ball,Kellie Carter Jackson
Release: 2017
Editor: University of Georgia Press
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9780820350837
Language: en
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These essays--from scholars in history, sociology, film, and media studies--interrogate Roots, assessing the ways that the book and its dramatization recast representations of slavery, labor, and the black family; reflected on the promise of freedom and civil rights; and engaged discourses of race, gender, violence, and power.

Queer Roots for the Diaspora

Queer Roots for the Diaspora
Author: Jarrod Hayes
Release: 2016-08-11
Editor: University of Michigan Press
Pages: 341
ISBN: 9780472053162
Language: en
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Uses comparative narratives to explore the dualism between marginalization and the desire for roots within a rooted identity

Plant Roots From Cells to Systems

Plant Roots   From Cells to Systems
Author: H.M. Anderson,Peter W. Barlow,D.T. Clarkson,M.B. Jackson,Peter R. Shewry
Release: 2012-12-06
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
Pages: 157
ISBN: 9789401156967
Language: en
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Proceedings of the 14th Long Ashton International Symposium: Plant Roots - From Cells to Systems held in Bristol, UK, 13-15 September 1995

A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots

A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots
Author: Horace Gerald Danner
Release: 2013-08-15
Editor: Scarecrow Press
Pages: 646
ISBN: 9780810891555
Language: en
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Dr. Horace Gerald Danner’s A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots is a compendium of the most-used word roots of the medical and health-care professions. All word roots are listed alphabetically, along with the Greek or Latin words from which they derive, together with the roots’ original meanings. If the current meaning of an individual root differs from the original meaning, that is listed in a separate column. In the examples column, the words which contain the root are then listed, starting with their prefixes. For example, esthesia, which means “feeling,” has as its prefixed roots alloesthesia, anesthesia, and dysesthesia. The listing then switches to words where the root itself forms the beginning, such as esthesiogenesis or esthesioneuroblastoma. These root-starting terms then are followed by words where the root falls in the middle or the end, as in acanthesthesia, cryesthesia, or osmesthesia. In this manner, A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots places the word in as many word families as there are elements in the word. This work will interest not only medical practitioners but linguists and philologists and anyone interested in the etymological aspects of medical terminology.

Tackling the Roots of Racism

Tackling the Roots of Racism
Author: Reena Bhavnani,Heidi Safia Mirza,Veena Meetoo
Release: 2005
Editor: Policy Press
Pages: 230
ISBN: 186134774X
Language: en
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Drawing on the literature from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, anthropology and psychology, the book makes direct links between the causes of racism and the successful interventions to combat it. It particularly highlights the need to understand micro 'everyday' racisms in order to tackle the macro structural roots of racism.Topics covered include ethnic monitoring and the reproduction of racism; elite racism in the media and among politicians; anti-racist interventions at work and service delivery; combating racism in sport, the arts and education; social cohesion, diversity and local community initiatives and multiculturalism and equal opportunities.The succinct description and shrewd analysis of policy interventions make this book essential reading for social science academics, researchers and students, as well as practitioners and policy makers keen to apply the lessons learned.

The White Roots of Peace

The White Roots of Peace
Author: Paul A. W. Wallace
Release: 1968
Editor: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press
Pages: 80
ISBN: UOM:39015001688509
Language: en
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Roots

Roots
Author: Anonim
Release: 1976
Editor: Devin-Adair Pub
Pages: 144
ISBN: UOM:49015000348343
Language: en
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Line drawings supplement descriptions of the nutritional and medicinal uses of the subterranean parts of numerous wild plants

Dictionary of Root Words Greek and Latin Roots

Dictionary of Root Words  Greek and Latin Roots
Author: Manik Joshi
Release: 2014-10-25
Editor: Manik Joshi
Pages: 120
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Language: en
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What are “Root Words”? A root or root word is a word that is used to form another word. It is also called a base word. A root does not have a prefix (a letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word) or a suffix (a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word). The root is the primary lexical unit of a word, and of a word family. For example, pure is a root. By adding prefixes and suffixes, the following words could be made: impure, purity, pureness Similarly, play and move are root words. By adding prefixes and suffixes, the following words could be made: plays, played, playing, player moving, movement, moved, movable, mover, movingly In this book, I have given the most common Greek and Latin roots which are used in English language. Sample This: Root Words -- A AGG Origin: Latin | Meaning: collected Examples: agglomerate -- to collect things and form them into a mass or group | related word: agglomeration aggrandize -- to increase your importance or power | related word: aggrandizement aggregate -- to put together different items, amounts, etc. into a single total | related words: aggregation, aggregator ****** ALTR/ALTER Origin: Latin | Meaning: other Examples: altruism -- caring about the needs of other people | related word: altruistic alterable -- that can be changed | related word: unalterable altercation -- noisy argument alternate -- to follow one after other | related words: alternately, alternation, alternative ****** ANIM Origin: Latin | Meaning: breath; life; soul Examples: animal -- a living creature animate -- having life; to make something full of liveliness | related words: animated, animatedly, animation, animato, animator, inanimate animateur -- a person who promotes social activities animism -- the belief that natural objects have a living soul | related words: animist, animistic animosity -- a strong feeling of opposition equanimity -- calm state of mind magnanimous -- kind, forgiving, generous | related words: magnanimity, magnanimously pusillanimous -- lack of courage unanimous -- agreeing with others | related word: unanimously ****** Some More Root Words -- A Root Word [Origin] -- Meaning | Example(s) (Related Words in Bracket) a [Greek] -- not | atheism, apolitical, atypical ablat [Latin] -- remove | ablation ablut [Latin] -- wash | ablutions abort [Latin] -- born too soon | abortion abras [Latin] -- rub off | abrasion (abrasive, abrasively, abrasiveness) abstemi [Latin] -- controlled; moderate | abstemious abund [Latin] -- overflow | abundance (abundant, abundantly) ac [Latin] -- to, toward | accept (acceptability, acceptable, acceptably, acceptance, acceptation) acanth [Greek] -- thorn | acanthus acet [Latin] -- vinegar | acetate, acetic, acetone achr [Greek] -- colorless | achromic acid [Latin] -- sour | acidic, acidify, acidosis, acidulate (acidulation, acidulous) acm [Greek] -- summit | acme aco [Greek] -- relief | aconite acous [Greek] -- hear | acoustic (acoustical, acoustically, acoustician, acoustics) adama [Greek] -- invincible | adamant (adamantly) ade [Greek] -- enough | adequate (adequacy, adequately) adip [Latin] -- fat | adipose adolesc [Latin] -- growing up | adolescent (adolescence) aer [Greek] -- air or atmosphere | aerate (aeration), aerial, aerialist, aerobic (aerobics, anaerobic) agr [Latin] -- field | agrarian, agriculture (agriculturist, agricultural) ****** Other Root Words -- A Root Word [Origin] -- Meaning aapt [Greek] -- indomitable, unfriendly abact [Latin] -- driven away abdit [Latin] -- secret/hidden ablep [Greek] -- loss of sight abr [Greek] -- delicate abscis [Latin] -- cutoff absit [Latin] -- distant aca [Greek] -- a point; silence acar [Greek] -- tiny accip [Latin] -- allow, snatch accliv [Latin] -- steep; up-hill accresc [Latin] -- increase ace [Greek] -- heal acer [Latin] -- sharp acerv [Latin] -- pile acest [Greek] -- healing; remedy