Category: Encyclopedias

Download E-books The Routledge Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology PDF

Written via major students within the box, this entire and readable source offers anthropology scholars a special advisor to the guidelines, arguments and background of the self-discipline. The totally revised and multiplied moment version displays significant alterations in anthropology long ago decade.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of World War II (2 Vol Set) (Facts on File Library of World History) PDF

By Alan Axelrod

Global warfare II, the biggest and deadliest clash in human background, is greatly thought of the pivotal occasion of the trendy age. From the increase of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, Encyclopedia of worldwide warfare II offers the entire tale of this nice clash in additional than seven-hundred entries. overseas in scope, this two-volume A-to-Z reference covers the army, ancient, political, diplomatic, and biographical features of the warfare.

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Download E-books Introducción a la Lingüística Hispánica, 2nd Edition PDF

Written totally in Spanish, this can be the appropriate creation to Spanish linguistics for college kids. utilizing transparent factors, it covers the entire simple thoughts required to review the structural features of the Spanish language - phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax - in addition to the historical past of Spanish, its dialects and linguistic version. This moment variation accommodates new positive factors designed to reinforce its usefulness for school room instructing: chapters were further at the sociolinguistics of Spanish within the united states, and on semantics and pragmatics. The bankruptcy on syntax has been significantly improved. a number of routines were additional through the ebook, in addition to a brand new word list to aid with technical phrases.

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Download E-books The Ayurveda Encyclopedia: Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, & Longevity PDF

By Swami Sadashiva Tirtha

The theories and practices of Ayurvedic medicine—including the healing advantages of aromas, meals, herbs, meditation, yoga, and more—are featured in this entire guide. With a bit devoted to future health problems, this advisor clarifies the simplicity of therapeutic evidently and provides suggestions in the direction of a much better feel of health, diminished pressure, and psychological peace. pictures of greater than eighty herbs and yoga postures around out this domestic reference and instructing tool.

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Download E-books My First Britannica: A Captivating Reference Set for Children 6-11 Years PDF

Getting a kid's consciousness is difficult sufficient, yet conserving it's the genuine problem. This interesting sequence takes younger readers to the farthest reaches of the sunlight approach, to each nook of the globe, again to the traditional myths of Greece and Rome, and contained in the circuitry of the partitions of their houses. Organised by means of topics like house and animals, filled with color pictures and especially commissioned illustrations, diverse in article forms from poems to biographies, and written on the acceptable point, this stimulating reference set for a long time 6-11 will construct the basis of a lifelong trip of studying. every one quantity is geared to varsity topics and is gifted in a enjoyable and straightforward strategy to study. The volumes are thematically prepared so younger readers can achieve for the topic they're desirous to know about. An additional charm is quantity thirteen, a whole A-Z Index and Reference advisor, so in the event that they are uncertain which quantity to take advantage of, simply lookup the subject so as to advisor them to the appropriate quantity. To motivate studying, every one article has interesting were you aware flashes, which provide enjoyable proof when it comes to the subjects and seek lighting fixtures which pose a query at the article being learn, to examine a kid's figuring out.

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Download E-books Concise Encyclopedia of Supersymmetry: And Noncommutative Structures in Mathematics and Physics PDF

The e-book is the 1st big Encyclopedia which at the same time covers such well-established and smooth topics as quantum box conception, supersymmetry, supergravity, M-theory, black holes and quantum gravity, noncommutative geometry, illustration thought, different types and quantum teams, and their generalizations. the extreme old half "the SUSY story," greater than seven hundred authored articles from greater than 250 high-level specialists (including Nobel Prize Winner Gerard 't Hooft), an in depth (50 pages) Subject/Article 3 point index and an writer index, make the SUSY Encyclopedia a good and vital ebook at the table of researchers, specialists, Ph.D. scholars, experts and execs in sleek equipment of theoretical and mathematical physics.

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Download E-books The American Economy [2 volumes]: A Historical Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition PDF

A compelling compilation of brief entries, longer topical essays, and first resource records that chronicles the ancient improvement of the U.S. from an monetary perspective.

• Over six hundred A–Z entries on key principles, tasks, humans, and occasions within the heritage of U.S. financial policy

• 31 in-depth essays on center financial concerns and trends

• A separate fundamental resource part that comes with 32 vital treaties, key political speeches, and extra when it comes to the yankee economic system from the Articles of Confederation interval during the Obama Administration

• Easy-to-use tables of financial facts designed for speedy reference

• vast cross-referencing

• A bibliography of important fabrics in terms of all elements of the yankee economy

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History, 2-Volume Set (Library of American History) PDF

By Edward E. Curtis IV

Muslims have lengthy performed a imperative position in American heritage. because the colonial interval whilst an envisioned 20,000 African Muslims have been transported to the USA as slaves, throughout the early twentieth century while Muslim immigrants entered the us from the center East, Europe, and Asia, to the current day, Islam has been a vital part of the yankee event. The founding of the kingdom of Islam within the Nineteen Thirties augmented the Muslim-American inhabitants between African americans, and this staff together with such admired figures as Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, and Louis Farrakhan has had a big impact on American existence and politics because the Sixties. in view that passage of the Immigration Act of 1965, nearly 1 million Muslims have come to the USA, constructing new neighborhoods and groups in all 50 states.

Few teams are as various as Muslim american citizens, and but no different staff has been as stereotyped, maligned, or marginalized in American society. The terrorist assaults of Sept. 11 produced a heavy backlash, remodeling the Muslim-American event within the usa. on the sunrise of the twenty first century, they can be misunderstood by means of mainstream society, portrayed as caricatures in the event that they are portrayed at all.

The new Encyclopedia of Muslim-American background goals to rectify this remedy and position Muslim american citizens squarely within the middle of yankee background and tradition. Written in transparent and jargon-free prose, this authoritative reference offers a brand new and broader, extra inclusive method of American background. together with approximately three hundred articles, this two-volume reference ebook is the 1st to target this severe topic, masking the entire ancient and modern concerns, occasions, humans, lawsuits, issues, and activism in terms of Muslim americans. greater than a hundred historians, students, and specialists contributed to this encyclopedia, tracing the stories and influence that Muslim american citizens have had on our nation's background for centuries. unique records, a grasp chronology, and an in depth bibliography whole this illustrated reference.

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