By Immanuel Ness
The Palgrave Encyclopedia Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism objectively provides the favourite topics, epochal occasions, theoretical reasons, and old money owed of imperialism from 1776 to the current. it's the so much traditionally and academically finished exam of the topic up to now.
By Alan E. Comyns
Since the 3rd version of this reference was once accomplished, there were significant adjustments within the international chemical undefined. With much less emphasis on new methods for making simple chemical substances and extra emphasis on toxins prevention and waste disposal, petrochemical techniques are giving approach to biochemical procedures. those adjustments are mirrored within the new approaches being constructed, lots of that have their very own names. furthermore, area of interest advancements are nonetheless being made in petrochemistry, and a few of those strategies have new names to boot.
Gathering and defining a wide component to particular named techniques which could fall outdoors typical chemical texts or be scattered between manuals, Encyclopedic Dictionary of Named procedures in Chemical expertise, Fourth Edition presents a single-source reference on an intensive array of named procedures. It presents concise descriptions of these strategies in chemical expertise which are identified by way of certain names that aren't self-explanatory. whereas overviews of the chemical expertise are found in different books, many of the names outlined inside this quantity are specified to this compilation. This reference contains named strategies in present advertisement use all over the world, strategies which were or are being piloted on a considerable scale, or even out of date approaches which have been very important within the past.
The size of the dictionary entries displays their value and topicality. The textual content comprises references that record the origins of the approaches and evaluate the newest advancements. Written via a hugely skilled and revered writer, this straightforward textual content is gifted in a realistic dictionary structure that's precious for a huge viewers together with commercial chemists and engineers.
By Eric Michael Mazur
Technology has enabled movies to arrive a lot wider audiences, permitting trendy audience to entry a dizzying variety of motion pictures that hire different symbolism and speak an enormous array of viewpoints. Encyclopedia of faith and Film will offer such an viewers with the instruments to start their very own exploration of the deeper meanings of those motion pictures and take hold of the spiritual value within.
Organized alphabetically, this encyclopedia presents greater than ninety entries at the greater spiritual traditions, the foremost film-producing areas of the globe, the flicks that experience stirred controversy, the main major spiritual symbols, and the extra vital filmmakers. The integrated issues supply considerably additional information at the intersection of faith and picture than any of the same volumes at present on hand. whereas the emphasis is at the English-speaking global and the movies produced therein, there's additionally immense illustration of non-English, non-Western movie and filmmakers, delivering major intercultural assurance to the topic.
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Available on-line or as a five-volume print set, this is often the 1st accomplished, interdisciplinary, and overseas reference paintings on all elements of the social medical learn of well-being and illness.
- Represents the main authoritative source masking strategies, theories, and important themes on the subject of the research of overall healthiness in our globalized, 21st-century world
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By John G. Webster
The articles within the Encyclopedia of clinical units and Instrumentation specialize in what's at the moment precious or may be precious in destiny medication. They resolution the query, What are the branches of drugs and the way does know-how help each one of them? Articles specialise in the perform of medication that's assisted by way of units, instead of together with, for instance, using medicines to regard illness.
By Junius P. Rodriguez
For 250 years, slavery was once a part of the cloth of yank lifestyles. The establishment had a big financial influence and used to be significant to the wealth of the agrarian South. It had as nice an effect on American tradition, cementing racism and different attitudes that echo into the current. This encyclopedia is an bold exam of the entire matters surrounding slavery: the origins, the excuses, the controversies, and the human drama.
These volumes symbolize the paintings of seventy five distinct students from world wide. Ten thematic essays current an intensive exam of slavery and slave tradition, together with an extraordinary remedy of slavery from the slave's perspective. 300 AвЂ“Z entries supply immediate entry to precise humans, concerns, and occasions. at the present time, slavery's immorality turns out noticeable. This encyclopedia offers the coed or common reader with an in-depth rationalization of the way the perform advanced and used to be normalized, then anathematized and abolished.
By Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko
The Encyclopedia of electronic govt bargains the main finished insurance of the problems, innovations, tendencies, and applied sciences of electronic executive (or digital government). The demanding situations and destiny clients confronted by way of governments at diversified institutional degrees and in numerous components of the realm are defined in particular aspect during this commanding encyclopedia. With over 250 distinct articles, this three-volume set offers a extensive foundation for realizing the problems, theories, and functions confronted by means of public administrations and public organisations as they try for greater executive by utilizing rising applied sciences. This entire, research-based e-book is a vital reference instrument for tutorial, public, and personal libraries.
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By Gary A. Goreham
Rural the United States is a various society of sixty two million individuals with an array of cultures, ethnic teams, existence, and occupations. This finished reference bargains an in depth examine that society and its many elements, featuring 232 essays on arts, enterprise, neighborhood improvement, economics, schooling, environmental concerns, relations, exertions, caliber of lifestyles, game, and activities. as well as the themes one might count on, subject matters usually ignored in different comparable works, equivalent to "addiction," "domestic violence," "gambling," "inequality," "marijuana," "religion," "social movements," and "stock automobile racing," are integrated right here. The essays have been written by way of members from universities, executive firms, and repair enterprises with prepared views at the heritage, existence, improvement, and outlooks of rural humans and their groups. Entries start with a definition of phrases, through an summary or review. Graphs, tables, and black-and-white pictures are incorporated, and a listing of stated references and issues for added analyzing showing on the finish of every essay. in the back of quantity 2 is a 17-page bibliography of monographs written considering the fact that 1980 concerning rural the United States. This exemplary encyclopedia is absolute to train our hugely city society in regards to the specialty of rural the US. prompt for public and educational libraries.?Irwin Weintraub, Rutgers Univ. Lib., New Brunswick, N.J.Copyright 1998 Reed company details, Inc. As Goreham issues out, "rural occasionally is considered as synonymous with agriculture"; however the forces that form lifestyles in rural the USA are literally even more varied. This encyclopedia covers a huge diversity of themes, equivalent to agriculture, the humanities, economics, the surroundings, wellbeing and fitness, humanities, and political and social technological know-how. The 230 alphabetically prepared entries, from dependancy to employees reimbursement, are indexed within the entrance of every quantity for convenient reference. The creation states that the paintings is meant for a number of audiences: the tutorial global, and people, reminiscent of executive officers, academics, newspaper editors, and leaders, whose paintings contains them with citizens of rural areas.Articles more often than not conceal a number of pages and are very basically prepared, with a quick creation via sections prepared below subheadings. Barns, for instance, is split into "history," "the decline of conventional architecture," and "preservation." each one article is signed and concludes with see additionally references and a bibliography. lots of the assets pointed out within the bibliographies are scholarly and govt guides. on the finish of quantity 2 is an almost 20-page bibliography of "interdisciplinary references," an inventory of participants with their credentials, and an index. Black-and-white photos increase the text.There is little else that bargains with rural the USA during this complete means. due to its multidisciplinary procedure, the paintings might be of curiosity to a much wider viewers than that prompt within the advent. scholars of yank existence, either enrolled and never, will get pleasure from the diversity of issues, and the original standpoint given to topics starting from crop surplus, pest administration, and temperate fruit to financial institution lending practices, marriage, and public libraries. advised for big public and educational libraries.