Category: Encyclopedia

  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of the Arctic PDF

    With unique essays at the Arctic's atmosphere, flora and fauna, weather, background, exploration, assets, economics, politics, indigenous cultures and languages, conservation projects and extra, this Encyclopedia is the single significant paintings and complete reference in this massive, advanced, altering, and more and more vital a part of the globe. together with 305 maps.

    This Encyclopedia isn't just an up to date interdisciplinary paintings of reference for all these fascinated about educating or gaining knowledge of Arctic matters, yet a desirable and accomplished source for citizens of the Arctic, and all these concerned about worldwide environmental concerns, sustainability, technology, and human interactions with the environment.

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  • Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery PDF

    By Bruce F. Murphy

    Bruce Murphy's Encyclopedia of homicide and secret is a complete advisor to the style of the homicide secret that catalogues millions of things in a wide diversity of different types: authors, titles, plots, characters, guns, equipment of killing, motion picture and theatrical diversifications. What distinguishes this encyclopedia from the others within the box is its serious stance.
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of the History of Psychological Theories PDF

    This paintings will survey the whole variety of pondering in psychology, from precedent days to the current, encompassing philosophies and theories of brain that pre-date our sleek belief of psychology as a technology, and lengthening to the present findings of neuroscience. it's going to set the theories into their historic context and cross-reference key affects, akin to Darwin’s on Freud. Fifteen hundred entries will contain key figures, theoretical innovations, fake theories, old occasions, and seminal writings. overseas in scope, this undertaking will contain background of psychology specialists from worldwide and the insurance of issues could be set in international context. the purpose can be to supply a reference paintings of extra intensity than discussions which are at the moment to be had in textbooks, being able to connect with a large number of correct subject matters. This paintings will offer an image of psychology because it has emerged into the current time and place it between different comparable fields similar to anthropology, sociology, philosophy, and medicine.

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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Five-Volume Set PDF

    First utilized in 1980, "biodiversity" usually describes the abundance, type, and genetic structure of local animals and crops, and has been associated with politics and environmental expertise. even supposing the 1986 nationwide discussion board on biodiversity introduced problems with biodiversity to the fore, the inescapable want to know extra in regards to the range of lifestyles in the world keeps to stay unmet.
    In fresh years, biodiversity has motivated very important clinical issues, overseas agreements, conventions, conservation projects, political debates, and socio-economic implications. wisdom derived from the examine of biodiversity will impact the standard of existence loved sooner or later via influencing decision-making procedures and assisting new discoveries.
    The technological know-how of biodiversity has develop into the technology of our destiny. Our know-how of the lack of biodiversity has introduced an extended past due appreciation of the value of our loss and a selection to improve the instruments to guard our destiny. The Encyclopedia of Biodiversity brings jointly, for the 1st time, a learn of the scale of variety. It exam of the prone biodiversity presents, and measures to guard it. significant issues of the paintings contain the evolution of biodiversity, structures for classifying and defining biodiversity, ecological styles and theories of biodiversity, and an evaluation of latest styles and tendencies in biodiversity.


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    NEW e-updates to this 5-Volume Set on ScienceDirect!

    Updates contain 21 totally new articles, 22 up to date articles, with 335 articles in overall! (more) This reference is additionally offered as an ebook through ScienceDirect.


    * wonderful Editorial Board headed through Simon A. Levin, with many different well-liked scientists serving as editors
    * greater than three hundred separate articles, masking 20 diverse topic components, from Evolution to Habitats to fiscal Issues--all unique contributions commissioned for this work
    * Articles through top authors from significant associations of technology round the world
    * nearly 1,000 figures and tables supplement the text
    * greater than 3,000 word list entries clarify key phrases
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of the Elements: Technical Data - History - Processing - Applications PDF

    By Per Enghag

    Recognized for its background of diverse aspect discoverers, Sweden is the starting place of this accomplished encylopedia of the elements.
    It presents either an incredible database for pros in addition to special analyzing starting from historic proof, discoverers' images, color plates of mineral varieties, normal occurrences, and business figures to successful and refining strategies, organic roles and functions in smooth chemistry, engineering and industry.
    Elemental facts is gifted actually tables which come with a variety of actual and thermodynamic houses, isotope lists, radiation absorption features, NMR parameters, and others. extra pertinent info is available in extra tables in the course of the text.
    released in Swedish in 3 volumes from 1998 to 2000, the contents were revised and extended via the writer for this English version.
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  • Download E-books The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health PDF

    This replace to the critically-acclaimed first variation presents in 2 volumes comprehensible but certain info on psychological issues and prerequisites. that includes an easy-to-use layout and written in non-technical language, the Encyclopedia contains entries for all a hundred and fifty issues labeled within the Diagnostic and Statistical handbook of psychological issues, textual content revision (DSM-IV-TR). It additionally beneficial properties entries for prescription, replacement and over the counter medicinal drugs, in addition to many of the treatments used to regard psychological issues.
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  • Download E-books Antarctica: An Encyclopedia, 2d ed. PDF

    This moment variation of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" e-book, 4 years within the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the 1st edition's entries to 30,000, overlaying geographical beneficial properties, old occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, journey operators, medical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, flowers, goods of basic curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. info for geographical beneficial properties is drawn basically from nationwide gazetteers, either present and previous, and isn't constrained to ­English-­language resources. broad cross-referencing simplifies the continent's usually bewildering nomenclature--geographical good points' names, for instance, may well range broadly from one nationwide gazetteer to the subsequent, and are additional advanced by way of having been named and renamed a number of occasions, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic diversifications of placenames are incorporated and cross-referenced.

    First variation Award: A Library magazine top Reference

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  • Download E-books International Encyclopedia of Public Health PDF

    An authoritative and entire consultant to the most important matters, demanding situations, equipment, and methods of global public healthiness. This encyclopedia will conceal all dimensions of the sphere, from info of particular ailments to the association of social assurance companies. an important percent of the articles will hide public health and wellbeing features of ailments and prerequisites. different articles will survey getting older, vitamin, accidents, moral and criminal topics in public healthiness, size and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, the background of public wellbeing and fitness, and international concerns.

    * Edited and written by means of a distinctive overseas crew of editors and contributors
    * seriously illustrated and abundantly cross-referenced
    * through ScienceDirect platform, multimedia documents will supply an superior on-line experience
    * contains 'Further examining' lists on the finish of every article
    * an entire topic index contained in a single quantity
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