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  • Cet ouvrage va vous permettre de découvrir et d'utiliser les huiles essentielles avec toute la sagesse et la prudence requises. Il vous accompagnera au quotidien et vous apportera des clés 100% naturelles pour prendre soin de votre santé, votre bien-être et votre beauté. Des formules simples et accessibles à tous, dans le cadre d'un mode de vie sain et durable, pour vous permettre de soulager et d'enrayer les maux du quotidien. Une invitation au minimalisme «moins mais mieux», à la slow santé qui propose de ralentir, de remettre du sens et de la conscience dans notre «consommation de la santé».
    Vous y trouverez les fiches détaillées des huiles essentielles par ordre alphabétique ainsi que des réponses aux maux les plus courants classés par sphère : respiratoire, nerveuse, cutanée, articulaire, digestive, etc. L'ambition de ce guide est de vous familiariser avec cette médecine alternative qu'est l'aromathérapie, en levant le voile sur les huiles essentielles, les huiles végétales et les hydrolats. 

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    SOMMAIRE
    Acknowledgments
    Abbreviations
    Foreword
    Introduction
    I. Questions
    II. Conceptual Framework
    The Concept of Big Technology
    National Systems of Innovation
    The Concept of the Knowledge Society
    III. The Status of Research, Sources and Literature
    Sources
    Research and Literature
    IV. Outline
    CHAPTER 1 - THE BEGINNINGS OF SWISS INVOLVEMENT IN EUROPEAN SPACE ACTIVITIES
    I. The Origins of ESRO
    The European Reactions to the Sputnik Launch
    First Discussions about the Establishment of a European Organisation Dedicated to Space Research
    Amaldi Meets Auger
    II. Swiss Involvement in the Early Discussions on a European Space Research Organisation Switzerland and the Amaldi/Auger Idea
    Swiss Politics Enters into the Negotiations on the European Space Research Organisation
    III. Swiss Foreign Policy in the Post-WWII Years
    IV. Setting up ESRO
    The Meyrin Conference
    COPERS Activities
    Switzerland and the Work of COPERS
    Alliance-Building in Switzerland
    V. The Case of ELDO
    VI. The Federal State and Science, Technology and Economic Policy in the Early 1960s
    CHAPTER 2 - SWISS PARTICIPATION IN ESRO
    I. Organising for Membership of ESRO
    The Ratification Process
    Institutional Measures
    II. The First Steps of ESRO
    III. Switzerland and ESRO's Science Programme
    The Space Science Activities of Swiss Research Groups
    The Swiss Discussions on the Funding of Space Research
    The Role of the Swiss Science Council Space Science without Special Funding
    IV. ESRO and Swiss Industrial Participation
    The Zenit Sounding Rocket
    The Principle of Fair Returns
    V. Applications Satellites - the First Package Deal
    The Advent of Applications Satellites
    The Interim Intelsat Agreements
    CETS Plans for European Communications Satellites
    The EBU steps in
    The "Comprehensive" Approach - the Causse Report
    The Swiss Attitude towards Applications Satellites
    Switzerland and the Launcher Question
    The Bad Godesberg Conference
    The First Package Deal
    Swiss reactions to the First Package Deal
    The Definitive Intelsat Agreements
    Intelsat as a Turning Point for Swiss Space Policy
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    VI. The Post-Apollo Programme and Ariane - the Second Package Deal 1
    The Post-Apollo Programme
    The Birth of the Ariane Project
    The Second Package Deal
    Switzerland and the Second Package Deal
    The Ratification Process
    VII. The Transition from ESRO to ESA
    Developments at European Level
    Ratifying the ESA Convention in Switzerland
    CHAPTER 3 - SWISS PARTICIPATION IN ESA
    I. The ESRO and ESA Science Programme of the 1970s
    The Second Decade of European Space Science Activities
    Giotto and Hipparcos - Two Major European Missions
    II. Swiss Scientific Participation in the 1970s
    The Space Science Situation in Switzerland in the Late 1960s
    The Development of Swiss Space Science in the 1970s
    Space Research and Swiss Science Policy
    III. The Industrial Component of Swiss Space Activities in the 1970s
    IV. From Development Phase to Operational Use - the Case of the Meteosat and Telecom Programmes
    The User - a New Category of Actor in European Space Policy
    The Meteosat Programme
    The Swiss Meteorologists and the Meteosat Programme
    The Telecom Programme
    Switzerland and the Telecom Programme
    V. The Discussions on a Swiss DBS System
    The Tel-Sat Request
    A DBS System and Swiss Media Policy
    Handling the Tel-Sat Request
    VI. ESA's Other Major Programmes - Ariane and Spacelab
    The Ariane Programme
    The Spacelab Programme
    VII. The Microgravity and Remote Sensing Programmes
    VIII. The Administration of Space Activities in Switzerland
    IX. Setting the Stage for the European Space Policy of the 1990s
    Switzerland and the ESA Ministerial Meetings of 1985 and 1987
    Planning for the 1990s
    The Swiss Influence on the Increase in the Science Programme Budget 308
    ESA's Science Programme of the 1980s and the Horizon 2000 Programme
    The Prodex Programme
    Switzerland and the Decisions of the 1985
    ESA Ministerial Meeting
    Switzerland and the 1987 ESA Ministerial Meeting 321
    Swiss Space Policy at the End of the 1980s
    Epilogue
    Conclusion
    THE VARIOUS DIFFERENT STRANDS OF SWISS SPACE HISTORY
    I. The Importance of Foreign Policy
    II. Space Activities and Swiss Science, Technology and Industrial Policy
    The Rhetorical Strategy
    The Structural Weaknesses of the Swiss Federal
    State in Science, Technology and Industrial Policy
    The Comparison with the Case of Nuclear Technology
    III. Scientists
    IV. Industry
    V. The User Organisations
    VI. The Public
    VII. Closing Words
    Figures, Diagrams, and Pictures
    Chronology
    BIBLIOGRAPHY
    I. Sources
    Archives and other Unprinted Sources
    Printed Sources
    II. Literature
    Index of names

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    SOMMAIRE
    Preface
    José Maria Dorado Gutiérrez
    Foreword
    lvaro Azcorraga
    Chapter 1 : THE YEARS OF THE FIRST SPACE PLAN
    SPAIN'S EFFORTS TO CREATE CAPABILITIES IN THE FIELD OF SPACE BETWEEN 1965 AND 1975
    José Maria Dorado Gutiérrez and Pedro Sanz-Aranguez
    Chapter 2 : A RELIABLE FACILITY
    LAUNCH TOWER FOR SKYLARK ROCKET VEHICLES AT ESRANGE (SWEDEN)
    José Rivacoba and José Maria Dorado Gutiérrez
    Chapter 3 : A SPACE OBSERVATORY
    THE ESA GROUND STATION IN VILLAFRANCA DEL CASTILLO
    José Maria Dorado Gutiérrez and Miguel Angel Sabadell
    Chapter 4 : THE ORIGINS OF SPAIN'S PARTICIPATION IN ESRO
    José Manuel Sanchez-Ron
    Chapter 5 : HISTORY OF SPAIN'S PARTICIPATION IN ESA'S SCIENCE PROGRAMME
    Miguel Angel Sabadell
    Chapter 6 : THE HISTORY OF THE ARIANE LAUNCHER IN SPAIN
    Miguel Angel Llorca Palomera et alii
    Chapter 7 : SPANISH ANTENNAS ON BOARD ESA SATELLITES
    Miguel Angel Llorca and Pedro Pinto
    Chapter 8 : SPANISH DEPLOYABLE ELEMENTS AND MECHANISMS ON BOARD ESA SATELLITES AND SPACE PLATFORMS
    Fernando Artigas
    Chapter 9 : INFLUENCE OF THE EUROPEAN SPACE PROGRAMME ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SPANISH SPACE INDUSTRY
    José Maria Dorado Gutiérrez
    Space Activity in Spain. Major Achievements
    Index of names

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  • This anthology takes the ever-controversial discussion of pornography out of solely academic circles; it expands the questions about porn that academics might tackle and opens the conversation to those who know it best-the creators and users of porn. Features essays on non-traditional issues in porn, including celebrity sex tapes, virtual sex, S&M, homosexual porn, and technology's impact on the porn industry Features fascinating insights from psychologists, a lawyer, and an English professor, as well as industry insiders such as Dylan Ryder A fun, entertaining, and philosophically provocative approach to pornography, written for the general reader

  • Table des matières

    Chapter 1: Origins
    Chapter 2: The early history of ESRO
    Chapter 3: The early history of ELDO
    Chapter 4: Implementing ESRO’s first scientific programme
    Chapter 5: The science programme in the late 1960s: LAS and COS-B
    Chapter 6: The crisis in ELDO in the late 1960s and the first Package Deal for ESRO
    Chapter 7: ESRO embarks on applications : the telecommunications satellite programme
    Chapter 8: ESRO embarks on applications (with France): Europeanising Meteosat
    Chapter 9: ESRO embarks on applications (with the US): the aeronautical satellite
    Chapter 10: US-European relations: the Post-Apollo programme, Intelsat, and the availability of US launchers
    Chapter 11: European participation in the development of the Space Shuttle: a victory for clean interfaces
    /> Chapter 12: The collapse of ELDO and the Second Package Deal
    Chapter 13: Establishing the European Space Agency and the ESA Convention
    Chapter 14: Negotiating the Science Programme in the 1970s: Hubble, ISPM and Giotto
    Chapter 15: From applications satellites to operating organisations: ECS and Eutelsat
    Chapter 16: From applications satellites to operating organisations: Marots and Inmarsat, Meteosat and Eumetsat
    Chapter 17: From LIIIS to Arianespace
    Chapter 18: Getting Spacelab built
    Chapter 19: Using Spacelab for science
    Chapter 20: Planning ahead for science in the 1980s: Horizon 2000
    Chapter 21: Relaunching ESA: the Ministerial Meetings of 1985 and 1987
    Chapter 22: From Ariane 4 to Ariane 5
    Chapter 23: The European family of launchers
    Chapter 24: The International Space Station
    Chapter 25: International planetary science in the 90s and beyond: Saturn, Mars and ITAR
    Chapter 26: The European Global Navigation Satellite System Galileo: I. From conception to development
    Chapter 27: The European Global Navigation Satellite System Galileo: II. From development to implementation
    Chapter 28: Earth Observation. From Earthnet to GMES/Copernicus 385
    Annex I: Chronology
    Annex II: ESRO, ELDO and ESA launches and related missions
    Annex III: Planned ESA launches and related missions
    Annex IV: ESRO, ELDO and ESA Council Chairmen and Directors General
    Annex V: Bibliography
    Annex VI: Acronyms
    Annex VII: Index of names
    Annex VIII: Index



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