Category: Encyclopedia

  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Pain, Volumes 1-3 PDF

    By Robert F. Schmidt, W. D. Willis

    The Encyclopedia of ache comprises greater than 3,000 entries and offers transparent, distinctive and up to date insurance of the present nation of analysis, and therapy of ache. additionally, exact essays offer in-depth info on all points of nociception and discomfort, together with substrates, reasons, pathophysiology, indicators and indicators, diagnoses and remedy. 1000 colour figures improve knowing of this too-little-understood subject. The e-book comes in print, in on-line in simple terms shape, or in a print-online bundle.

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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of American Race Riots [2 volumes]: Greenwood Milestones in African American History PDF

    2008 Ida B. Wells and Cheikh Anta Diop Award for extraordinary Scholarship in Africana Studies

    2007 Choice impressive educational name

    Race riots are the main obvious and modern monitors of the racial strife working via America's heritage. usually city, typically outdoors the South, and often white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns in the course of the early a part of the twentieth-century. notwithstanding white / black violence has been the most typical kind of racial violence, riots concerning Asians and Hispanics also are incorporated and examined.

    Race riots are the main evident and modern screens of the racial strife operating via America's heritage. commonly city, more often than not outdoor the South, and more often than not white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns through the early a part of the twentieth-century. whereas so much riots have happened in the previous century, the encyclopedia reaches again to colonial heritage, giving the encyclopedia an unheard of old intensity. although white on black violence has been the commonest type of racial violence, riots related to different racial and ethnic teams, akin to Asians and Hispanics, also are incorporated and tested. prepared A-Z, issues contain: infamous riots just like the Tulsa Riots of 1921, the l. a. Riots of 1965 and 1992; the African-American community's preparedness and responses to this odious kind of mass violence; federal responses to rioting; an exam of the underlying explanations of rioting; the reactions of favourite figures resembling H. Rap Brown and Martin Luther King, Jr to rioting; and masses more.

    Many of the entries describe and examine specific riots and violent racial incidents, together with the subsequent: Belleville, Illinois, insurrection of 1903 Harlem, big apple, rebel of 1943 Howard seashore Incident, 1986 Jackson country collage Incident, 1970 la, California, insurrection of 1992 Memphis, Tennessee, rebellion of 1866 pink summer time Race Riots of 1919 Southwest Missouri Riots 1894-1906 Texas Southern collage rebellion of 1967 Entries masking the sufferers and rivals of race violence, contain the subsequent: Black squaddies, Lynching of Black ladies, Lynching of Diallo, Amadou Hawkins, Yusef King, Rodney Randolph, A. Philip Roosevelt, Eleanor until eventually, Emmett, Lynching of Turner, Mary, Lynching of Wells-Barnett, Ida B. Many entries additionally hide laws that has addressed racial violence and inequality, in addition to teams and companies that experience both fought or promoted racial violence, together with the next: Anti-Lynching League Civil Rights Act of 1957 financial chance Act of 1964 Ku Klux Klan nationwide organization for the development of coloured humans (NAACP) state of Islam Vigilante organisations White League different entries specialize in proper innovations, traits, subject matters, and guides. along with nearly three hundred cross-referenced entries, so much of which finish with lists of extra readings, the encyclopedia additionally bargains a timeline of racial violence within the usa, an intensive bibliography of print and digital assets, a range of significant fundamental files, quite a few illustrations, and an in depth topic index.
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  • Download E-books World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia - 2 Volume set PDF

    This e-book exhibits how, in the course of the twentieth century, evils corresponding to totalitarianism, tyranny, struggle, and genocide turned indelibly associated with the fascist reason, and examines the long-lasting 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 pursuits, doctrines, and key occasions linked to fascism

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

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

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

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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases PDF

    The totally revised moment variation of the Encyclopedia of center Diseases is a perfect source for training clinicians and researchers. to be had in print, on-line, and with twin entry, it's a transparent and entire aggregation of the main the most important info and crucial info on cardiovascular illnesses and therapeutics.

    Comprised of over ninety five entries with ordinary on-line updates, the Encyclopedia of center Diseases is totally referenced, and significant issues of pursuits are hyperlinked to complementary sections. each one access is logically and beautifully written, delivering exact middle wisdom of pathogenesis, pathophysiology, medical positive factors, diagnostic concepts, and administration recommendations. particular aspect is paid to technological advances in imaging and diagnostics. treatment targeted entries provide strong insights into not just prescribing drug regimens, but in addition into the controversies surrounding their use.

    This significant reference paintings is valuable for all these excited by the care of cardiovascular sufferers. From the front-line practitioner to the fundamental technology researcher to the scholar in education, the Encyclopedia of center Diseases deals an astute authoritative advisor to navigating a big physique of attention-grabbing details. From the trainee to the internist and heart specialist, all will locate it valuable. it really is an important source for clinical libraries and educational associations worldwide.

     

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    So, what could we'd like from an encyclopedia on middle illness? preferably, a booklet will be entire, but concise, and be virtually orientated, and clarify pathophysiology and therapy. additionally, it may be obtainable on-line in order that it may be accessed on the bedside or anywhere.

    Dr. Khan has written precisely this sort of publication. Encyclopedia of middle ailments is accomplished, but concise, and intensely virtually orientated. Importantly, it takes a step by step method, jogging the reader via an intensive pathophysiology of stipulations, their overview and remedy. For treatments, he presents the mechanism of the drug, its doses, unwanted side effects and medical efficacy.

    ...A really good on-line source with all of the details you need!

    - Christopher P. Cannon, MD, TIMI learn workforce, Brigham and Women's clinic, Harvard clinical college, Boston, MA, USA

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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Privacy, Volumes 1-2 PDF

    By William G. Staples


    Writing of their recognized Harvard legislation Review article of 1890, Louis Brandeis and Samuel Warren asserted what many have one of the main adored American values: the fitting to be not to mention. but during this post-9/11 global, own privateness is extra threatened than ever. This ebook offers scholars and common readers a entire assessment of privateness in modern the US. incorporated are a few 225 alphabetically prepared entries written by means of greater than a hundred professional members. Entries disguise such themes because the united states PATRIOT act, abortion rights, wiretapping, telemarketing, id robbery, DNA databases, net and e mail privateness, and diverse different issues. Entries cite works for extra studying, and the Encyclopedia closes with a bibliography of books, web pages, firms, and films.



    New threats to privateness have arisen within the face of competing social, political, and monetary calls for, quick technological swap, and an intrusive and voyeuristic mass media. voters are barraged each day with tales of company facts mining, executive surveillance courses, identification robbery, and computing device hacking of non-public details. consequently, voters have gotten more and more fascinated about their own privateness in addition to their privateness rights.

    This encyclopedia, the 1st of its type, comprehensively overviews numerous features of privateness all through U.S. heritage, together with major criminal circumstances, occasions, legislation, companies, members, know-how, and phrases. With a few 225 alphabetically prepared entries written through greater than a hundred top students and specialists within the box, this inclusive and authoritative paintings will attract these drawn to either ancient and modern notions of privateness within the usa. Readers will examine of the importance of know-how in today's society, its worthy and damaging results on citizens' privateness, and what to anticipate sooner or later. Entries cite print and digital assets, and the Encyclopedia closes with a list of books, corporations, web pages, movies, and different resources of information.
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt PDF

    By Margaret Bunson

    THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF old EGYPT is the 1st single-volume reference consultant to the extraordinary tradition that flourished at the banks of the Nile from the predynastic interval, 3200 B.C., to the autumn of the hot country in 1070 B.C.
    Illustrated with greater than one hundred seventy five line drawings, maps, and time charts, over 1,500 entries span all of the gods, rulers, towns, and topics very important in historical Egypt, including:
    -Art and Architecture
    -Pyramids
    -The Sphinx
    -The Military
    In addition, a number of large essays on such key subject matters as astronomy, mortuary rituals, agriculture, extra remove darkness from this attention-grabbing interval of civilization.
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  • Download E-books Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer: A Practical Guide to Writing and Sequencing for the Studio Orchestra PDF

    By Andrea Pejrolo, Richard DeRosa

    Get entire suggestions on either conventional orchestration and glossy construction concepts with this precise publication. With powerful motives and transparent illustrations, you are going to methods to combine the conventional method of orchestration with the trendy sequencing suggestions and instruments on hand. you can find tips to bridge the 2 ways for you to increase your ultimate production.

    The accompanying CD features a entire and big range of examples, templates and sounds to permit you to listen to the options in the book.

    By overlaying either methods, this booklet offers a entire and reliable studying event that may strengthen your abilities and turn out super aggressive within the song creation enterprise.
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia Of Exploration PDF

    By Carl Waldman, Alan Wexler, Jon Cunningham

    A two-volume connection with the background of human exploration over land, throughout and less than seas, and into house. quantity I: The Explorers is a who was once who of worldwide explorers, whereas quantity II: locations, applied sciences, and Cultural tendencies covers different major points of the background of exploration.
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  • Download E-books The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia: Revised and Updated Edition PDF

    By Michael Gray

    The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia is likely one of the so much wide-ranging, knowledgeable, enjoyable, provocative, and compulsively readable books ever written approximately renowned song. it is the end result of over thirty years of committed study and scholarship through Michael grey.

    Inside those pages, you will discover an international of rules, evidence, and critiques. it is a international within which Baudelaire flows on from the Basement Tapes and A.S. Byatt seems out on the Byrds; within which Far from the Madding Crowd follows Ezekiel and Bob Geldof introduces Jean Genet; and within which Hank and William Carlos Williams stand aspect through facet whereas J.R.R. Tolkien trails the big. such a lot of all, after all, it is a international within which every body and every little thing interconnects, in without end interesting methods, with considered one of our best residing artists: Bob Dylan.

    "Michael Gray... most likely Dylan's unmarried so much assiduous critic." - New York assessment of Books

    "Fans of Bob Dylan have a mess of decisions by way of biographies and retrospectives, yet writer Michael grey outdistances all of them with this voluminous choice of all issues Dylan. ... Insightful and
    entertaining, Gray's tome will increase appreciation of the artist, his affects and his legacy." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)

    "...has all you must comprehend, and extra" -Richard Corliss, Time

    "This isn't any mere catalog of evidence, yet a piece of oceanic immersion. It has wit, opinion, variety, and asks to be learn, not only consulted." -Village Voice

    "Deeply impressive...destined to be an important Dylan ebook, bar none."-Gerry Smith, The Dylan Daily

    "Utterly idiosyncratic." -Janet Maslin, New York Times

    "Amazingly well-researched and unusually readable work." -Library Journal (starred review)

    "Door-stopping detail." -Toronto Star

    "Magnificent...won't simply astonish readers with its element approximately Dylan's work...contains such a lot of insights and refutes such a lot of myths in regards to the rock 'n' roll period in most cases that it truly is worthwhile as either a reference advisor and a character study." -Nashville urban Paper

    "Comprehensive and up-to-date." -Slate

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  • Download E-books One Million Things: Animal Life PDF

    By Richard Walker

    A million issues awed younger readers with beautiful images of 1 million issues. a million issues, correct among the covers of a e-book! instead of stringing jointly a number of pictures of items, One Million Things beneficial properties sweeping single-shots that surround a mess of items, making for a unbroken and impressive presentation Now, One Million issues: Animal existence uses the single Million issues layout to chronicles the lives of animals world wide.
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