• The Encyclopedia of Political Science Set

    By Margaret Levi

    A twenty first century method of the learn of politics Political technological know-how wishes a source that serves as a center connection with the significant principles, recommendations, and frameworks underlying the research of politics and that highlights the intersections of politics with different disciplines. "The Encyclopedia of Political technological know-how (TEPS)" is designed to fill that desire. it's the encyclopedia for political technology within the twenty-first century. ready with the help of the yank Political technology organization (APSA), "TEPS" brings jointly a extraordinary editorial board and over six hundred distinct and emerging students to chronicle and examine the center concerns that experience lengthy involved scholars of politics. This complete, multi-volume paintings lines the evolution of political theories, recommendations, study frameworks, and political practices from internationally. because it examines the interaction of political rules and tactics, the encyclopedia additionally conveys the power and pleasure of politics in perform. Cognizant of the worldwide nature of political principles and hobbies, TEPS displays a variety of thoughts and frameworks, either Western and non-Western, nationwide and foreign. An authoritative survey of the country of politics and political technological know-how, this 5- quantity paintings involves greater than 1,500 A to Z signed entries by way of members from over 30 nations, together with three hundred assessment articles or interpretive essays. The encyclopedia helps all the middle undergraduate classes in political technological know-how: American executive, comparative politics, diplomacy, public coverage, public management, political habit, political conception, and political technological know-how tools. it will likely be a vital reference for all educational and public libraries. fast proof: thematic desk of Contents that maps significant subfields and issues in politics; over 1,500 A to Z entries; contributing essays from students around the globe; and, ready with the help of the yank Political technology organization.

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  • Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

    This one-stop reference is an ideal source for an individual drawn to the North and South Poles, even if their curiosity pertains to background, natural world, or the geography of those areas within the information today.

    • 2 volumes

    • Introduces common phenomena and natural world chanced on on the North and South Pole regions

    • Discusses present matters with regards to weather switch and its impression at the polar regions

    • Furnishes scholars with an realizing of territorial claims and political concerns surrounding the North and South Poles

    • comprises cross-references to let readers to attract connections among topics

    • deals extra readings on the finish of every access in addition to a advisor to comparable subject matters to stimulate scholar study

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  • Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (Literary Movements)

    By Don D'Ammassa

    The hot Literary pursuits sequence examines the main influential literary routine in historical past. Pulling jointly the folks, occasions, and works that outlined every one person move, those A-to-Z references create a transparent, brilliant photograph of how literature was once shaped inside of those genres or time sessions. supplying 1000s of entries, every one compelling encyclopedia info writers and affects, works and characters, locations, historic occasions, figures, phrases, and masses extra, supplying a entire source for top university and school literature scholars. Spanning the numerous works and writers of the Harlem Literary Renaissance and the Chicago Literary Renaissance in addition to the huge spectrum comprising Gothic literature, technological know-how fiction, and pulp fiction writers, the Literary hobbies sequence completely strains each one move and its improvement.

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  • Encyclopedia of Earth Science (Science Encyclopedia)

    By Timothy M. Kusky

    Encyclopedia of Earth technological know-how offers a wide scope of vital matters within the box of Earth technology - hydrology, structural geology, petrology, isotope geology, geochemistry, geomorphology, and oceanography. Containing nearly seven hundred entries, 19 prose essays, one hundred ten line illustrations, and a hundred black-and-white pictures, this finished encyclopedia is ideal for top tuition and early students. hundreds of thousands of entries on ideas, theories and hypotheses, locations and occasions, the key classes of geological time, those that have made major contributions to the sphere, expertise and tools, occupations and careers, businesses, box destinations, and different matters around out this finished quantity. a great connection with the imperative components and matters relating to this center region of technology, Encyclopedia of Earth technology is commonly cross-referenced and listed, bringing info speedy and simply to the fingertips of its readers. Entries comprise convection and the Earth's mantle; Charles Darwin; El Nino and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO); geochronology; Gondwana, Gondwanaland; Himalayan Mountains; jet streams; life's origins and early evolution; metamorphism; Pangea; uniformitarianism; and volcanic bomb.

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  • Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, 5 Volume Set

    Wiley Encyclopedia of laptop technological know-how and Engineering, 5-volume set, comprises over 450 A to Z articles addressing the newest advances and findings in laptop technological know-how and engineering, as well as vital issues of curiosity to desktop scientists and engineers, together with criteria, digital trade, monetary engineering, and machine schooling. each one article is written by way of knowledgeable in his or her specific strong point and is peer-reviewed through different specialists to make sure that it truly is transparent and targeted. References and web site of comparable curiosity accompany each article.

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  • The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Societies and Hidden History: The Ultimate A-Z of Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations and Forgotten Wisdom

    By John Michael Greer

    Subsequent within the well known aspect Encyclopedia sequence, comes the entire A-Z of different background. notice every little thing you ever desired to learn about mystery societies just like the Freemasons, the old secret of Atlantis, why King Arthur, Leonardo da Vinci and Hitler are key figures, plus conspiracy theories, forgotten sciences and historical knowledge. an entire and informative A-Z for essentially the most renowned genres to have emerged lately - the hidden background of the final 10,000 years. This encyclopedia solutions your whole questions about the extra debatable topics being debated: * Conspiracies and mystery societies, e.g. Knights Templars, the Rosicrucians, the Freemasons, the Bavarian Illuminati, the Hellfire membership, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Priory of Sion. it is also mystery traditions, hidden bloodlines, extraterrestrial intervention, drawing close apocalypse, and the Mayan calendar prophecies. * old knowledge and forgotten sciences, e.g. alchemy, prophecy, sacred geometry, ley strains, and magic, in addition to helping facts for complicated applied sciences in precedent days e.g. the mysteries of Stonehenge and the good Pyramids. * Unsolved old mysteries, e.g. the site of Atlantis, the early heritage of Christianity, the Holy Grail, the destiny of the Knights Templars, the authorship of Shakespeare's performs, the factors of the French Revolution, and the occult roots of Nazism. * Key figures in hidden background - Pythagoras, Jesus of Nazareth, Leonardo da Vinci, King Arthur, Roger Bacon, John Dee, Alessandro Cagliostro, the Comte de St.-Germain, Benjamin Franklin, and Adolf Hitler.

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  • Encyclopedia of Flight, Volumes 1-3

    By Tracy Irons-Georges

    This set offers an impressively vast variety of knowledge on greater than three hundred medical and old themes concerning the sector of aviation. awareness is given to all different types and kinds of civil and armed forces airplane, ideas of aerodynamics, and mechanical and technical points of flying. in addition to traditional issues one could go together with a source dedicated to flight and aviation, a few unforeseen entries, absolute to pique the reader, comprise Animal flight, luggage dealing with and laws, Bermuda Triangle, Paper airplanes, "Vomit Comet," Whirly-Girls, and Wing-walking. appropriate biographies of pioneers in aviation and profiles of significant airways are integrated. info is present via September 2001.

    Alphabetically prepared entries--varying in size from a number of paragraphs to numerous pages--begin with a short definition of the subject and its importance to aviation, with dates provided whilst acceptable. All entries are signed and followed by means of annotated bibliographies and cross-references. each one quantity has a listing of subject matters present in that individual quantity and set indexes, one alphabetical and one who teams entries by way of class. quantity three includes a plethora of supplemental info, together with a bibliography; an inventory of websites; directories of North American flight faculties, education facilities, and museums; and lists of foreign airports, schedule carriers, and aircraft varieties. time traces list occasions in aviation historical past and air mess ups from 1785 to 2001.

    This entire reference resource will be a worthwhile addition to public and educational libraries. excessive colleges may perhaps reflect on it, reckoning on their curricular wishes and budgetary restraints.

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  • One Million Things: Ancient History

    One Million issues: historic History is a remarkable convey and inform event. discover the evening sky to profit approximately Mayan gods and ideology, or barter for unique spices and perfumes within the alternate that outfitted Arabian towns. See the 1st chinese language Emperor's terra cotta military back to its multicolored attractiveness, or learn a trip consultant to the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations to determine which historical Mediterranean vacation spot is better for you.

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  • World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia - 2 Volume set

    This e-book indicates how, in the course of the twentieth century, evils akin to totalitarianism, tyranny, warfare, and genocide grew to become indelibly associated with the fascist reason, and examines the iconic and well known charm of an ideology that has counted princes, poets, and conflict heroes between its so much fervent adherents.

    • 500 A–Z entries on fascist leaders and the activities, doctrines, and key occasions linked to fascism

    • an in depth index that permits readers to find themes quick and easily

    • information regarding fascism as a global move from a variety of sources

    • Contributions from over a hundred students from greater than 20 nations

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