Cultural Amnesia by Clive James

By Clive James

'One stupendous starburst of untamed brilliance' SIMON SCHAMA 'Aphoristic and acutely provocative: a crash path in civilization' J. M. COETZEE prepared from A via Z, and containing over a hundred essays, Cultural Amnesia is the last word consultant to the 20th century. 'This is a gorgeous e-book. James proves himself not just to be in ownership of a towering mind, yet a unique skill to speak his passions' Observer 'Witty, insightful and unashamedly erudite, the e-book is an excellent miscellany of 20th-century cultural and political subjects' The Sunday instances 'Over the previous 40 years James has been scribbling notes within the margins of the books he has learn ...and this is often the end result. shrewdpermanent, contentious and funny' father or mother 'An eclectic trip in the course of the twentieth century, as Clive James explores the careers of luminaries resembling Charles de Gaulle and Charlie Chaplin' day-by-day convey

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Most of the successful algal species belong to one of six algal classes. (There are some 15 algal classes according to the system of Christensen. ) The six classes referred to, and representative useful species, are: Class Bacillariophyceae, the diatoms: Skeletonema costatum, Tbalassiosira pseudonana (ex Cyclotella nana), Thalassiosira £luviatilis, Phaeodactylum tricornutum, CEaetoceros calcitrans, Chaetoceros simplex, Ditylum brightwellii. Class Haptophyceae, golden brown flagellates (similar to the class Chrysophyceae mentioned next): Isochrysis galbana, Dicrateria inornata, Crisosphaera carterae, Coccolithus huxleyi.

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