Category: Encyclopedia

  • Download E-books Brill's New Pauly , Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World, Classical Tradition I: A-Del (Brill's New Pauly) PDF

    BRILL S NEW PAULY is the English version of the authoritative DER NEUE PAULY, released by way of Verlag J.B. Metzler considering 1996. The encyclopaedic insurance and excessive educational usual of the paintings, the interdisciplinary and modern method and transparent and available presentation have made the hot PAULY the unrivalled glossy reference paintings for the traditional global. Fifteen volumes ("Antiquity," 1-15) of BRILL S NEW PAULY are dedicated to Greco-Roman antiquity and canopy greater than thousand years of heritage, starting from the second one millennium BC to early medieval Europe. distinct emphasis is given to the interplay among Greco-Roman tradition at the one hand, and Semitic, Celtic, Germanic, and Slavonic tradition, and historical Judaism, Christianity, and Islam however. 5 volumes ("Classical Tradition," I-V) are uniquely inquisitive about the lengthy and influential aftermath of antiquity and the method of constant reinterpretation and revaluation of the traditional history, together with the historical past of classical scholarship. BRILL S NEW PAULY offers the present nation of conventional and new parts of analysis and brings jointly expert wisdom from prime students from world wide. Many entries are elucidated with maps and illustrations and the English version will comprise up to date bibliographic references."
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2nd Edition) PDF

    By Carl A. Batt, Mary Lou Tortorello

    Written by means of the world's top scientists and spanning over four hundred articles in 3 volumes, the Encyclopedia of meals Microbiology, moment variation is a whole, hugely based advisor to present wisdom within the box. absolutely revised and up-to-date, this encyclopedia displays the most important advances within the box because the first version was once released in 1999

    The articles during this key paintings, seriously illustrated and completely revised because the first variation in 1999, spotlight advances in components equivalent to genomics and nutrients protection to convey clients up to date on microorganisms in meals. subject matters akin to DNA sequencing and E. coli are relatively good covered.

    With lists of additional studying to aid clients discover themes extensive, this source will increase scientists at each point in academia and undefined, delivering basic details in addition to explaining state of the art medical discoveries.
    This ebook is designed to permit disparate techniques (from farmers to processors to foodstuff handlers and shoppers) and pursuits to entry actual and goal information regarding the microbiology of foods.Microbiology affects the secure presentation of nutrition. From harvest and garage to selection of shelf-life, to presentation and intake. This paintings highlights the hazards of microbial infection and is a useful go-to advisor for someone operating in nutrients future health and Safety.Has a two-fold attraction (1) these constructing new practical foodstuff items and (2) to all companies curious about the capability dangers of microbes of their nutrition items.
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  • Download E-books One Million Things: Ancient History PDF

    One Million issues: old History is a surprising convey and inform adventure. notice the evening sky to profit approximately Mayan gods and ideology, or barter for unique spices and perfumes within the alternate that equipped Arabian towns. See the 1st chinese language Emperor's terra cotta military lower back to its multicolored attractiveness, or learn a trip consultant to the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations to work out which historical Mediterranean vacation spot is better for you.
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment in the United States PDF

    This up to date encyclopedia presents prepared info on all elements of capital punishment in the United States. It info nearly each capital punishment choice rendered by way of the U.S. ultimate courtroom via 2006, together with greater than forty situations determined considering that ebook of the 1st version. Entries also are supplied for every preferrred courtroom Justice who has ever rendered a capital punishment opinion. Entries on jurisdictions cite present-day dying penalty legislation and judicial constitution nation by means of country, with synopses of universal and distinctive beneficial properties. additionally integrated are entries on major U.S. capital prosecutions; criminal rules and methods in capital instances; companies that aid and oppose capital punishment; capital punishment's effect on individuals of African, Asian, Hispanic, and local American descent, on ladies, and on overseas nationals; and the equipment of execution. crucial proof also are supplied on capital punishment in additional than 2 hundred different countries. A wealth of statistical facts is located all through.
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  • Download E-books Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2 PDF

    By Alexander Mikaberidze

    The 400-plus entries in "Atrocities, Massacres, and struggle Crimes: An Encyclopedia" offer obtainable and concise details at the tricky topic of abject human violence devoted on all continents. The entries during this two-volume paintings describe atrocities, massacres, and battle crimes dedicated within the twentieth century, thereby documenting how people have again and again confirmed their potential to devote bad acts of inhumanity even in fairly fresh occasions and in the smooth period. The encyclopedia covers international locations, treaties, and phrases; profiles people who were officially indicted for warfare crimes in addition to those that have devoted mass atrocities and long past unpunished; and addresses human rights violations, crimes opposed to humanity, and crimes opposed to peace.
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  • Download E-books The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine PDF

    By Sherry Torkos

    Natural suggestions for residing a fresh and fit life

    Health cognizance is a space of transformational and exceptional progress within the North American public this day. progressively more individuals are looking substitute options to standard scientific practices. for lots of, a typical method of therapeutic every thing from universal diseases to critical illnesses is most excellent when put next to the invasive scientific techniques and pharmaceuticals that abound.

    Sherry Torkos, considered one of Canada’s prime pharmacists is broadly seemed for her wisdom of complementary drugs. Her most modern booklet, The Canadian Encyclopedia of typical Cures, is the definitive resource for replacement wellbeing and fitness take care of Canadians; it truly is completely entire and easy-tofollow, supplying ordinary therapies for daily difficulties similar to insect bites and muscle aches, in addition to for critical continual issues resembling osteoporosis, Parkinson’s ailment, and diabetes. Torkos emphasizes the position of way of life, foodstuff, workout and vitamins in optimizing overall healthiness and fighting disorder. This e-book includes a special A to Z reference of illnesses and sickness, with the newest info at the typical treatments which have been confirmed to aid of their remedy. distinctive info also will propose readers of power drug interactions that could happen whilst vitamins are taken along prescribed medications.

    Canadians trying to create a extra holistic and customized wellbeing and fitness software for themselves and for his or her households will flip to this reference time and time again.

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  • Download E-books The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. (Two volume set) PDF

    Increasing financial globalization has made realizing the area financial system extra vital than ever. From exchange agreements to offshore outsourcing to overseas relief, this two-volume encyclopedia explains the main components of the area economic system and offers a primary step to additional examine for college students and students in public coverage, overseas reviews, enterprise, and the wider social sciences, in addition to for fiscal coverage professionals.

    Written through a global crew of participants, this entire reference contains greater than three hundred up to date entries protecting quite a lot of themes in foreign exchange, finance, creation, and monetary improvement. those issues comprise innovations and rules, types and concept, associations and agreements, regulations and tools, research and instruments, and sectors and distinct concerns. each one access comprises cross-references and an inventory of assets for additional analyzing and examine. whole with an index and a desk of contents that teams entries via subject, The Princeton Encyclopedia of the area Economy is a vital source for a person who must larger comprehend the worldwide economy.


    • More than three hundred alphabetically prepared articles on issues in overseas alternate, finance, construction, and monetary improvement
    • International crew of participants
    • Annotated checklist of additional interpreting with every one article
    • Topical record of entries
    • Full index and cross-references

    access different types and pattern topics:

    • Concepts and principles: globalization, anti-globalization, reasonable exchange, international direct funding, overseas migration, financial improvement, multinational organisations
    • Models and theory: Heckscher-Ohlin version, internalization idea, New alternate concept, North-South alternate, Triffin hindrance
    • Institutions and agreements: eu Union, foreign financial Fund, international exchange association, international financial institution, Doha around, foreign funding agreements
    • Policies and instruments: buck common, overseas relief, sanctions, price lists
    • Analysis and tools: trade fee forecasting, potent safeguard, financial coverage ideas
    • Sectors and distinctive issues: baby hard work, company governance, the electronic divide, health and wellbeing and globalization, unlawful medicinal drugs exchange, petroleum, steel
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Literature 1900-2003 PDF

    The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Latin American and Caribbean Literature attracts jointly entries on all features of literature together with authors, critics, significant works, magazines, genres, faculties and routine in those areas from the start of the 20 th century to the current day. With greater than 2 hundred entries written by means of a group of overseas participants this reference covers the preferred to the esoteric, together with entries on: Delmira Agustini; best-sellers; Norge Espinosa; old novel; modernism; Leonardo Padura; poetry; Juan Rulfo; Juan Pablo Sutherland; and translation. The e-book might be a useful reference source for these learning Latin American and/or Caribbean literature in addition to being of curiosity to these following Spanish or Portuguese language classes.
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  • Download E-books Encyclopedia of Hinduism (Encyclopedia of World Religions)**OUT OF PRINT** PDF

    "Encyclopedia of Hinduism" explores a faith that emerged from prehistory and lives at the present time in awesome sort. supplying nearly seven hundred A-to-Z entries, this available encyclopedia specializes in the main major teams inside this faith, noteworthy lecturers and their contributions, the religions and cultural pursuits that enriched its historical past, and the diaspora of Hindu proposal and perform all over the world. significant non secular traditions that sprang from Hindu impact, Jainism and Sikhism, even have many comparable entries. Entries contain: Ancestor worship, Ayodhya, Ayurveda, Benares, Bhagavad Gita, Brahman, Caste, Christian-Hindu family members, Divali, Durga, Ellora, Funeral rites, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Hindu nationalism, Indus Valley Civilization, Kama Sutra, Meditation, Mirabai, R.K. Narayan, New moon/full moon ceremonies, Om, Puja, Reincarnation/rebirth, Sacred thread, Sadhu, Sikhism, Rabindranath Tagore, Theosophical Society, Untouchability, Vegetarianism, Vishnu, global Parliament of Religions, and extra.
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  • Download E-books Routledge Encyclopedia of Religious Rites, Rituals and Festivals (Religion and Society) PDF

    Many rituals and fairs happen in public, that means that such expressions of religion are societal in addition to person types of human behaviour. The similarity within the basic styles of rituals and fairs throughout cultures and religions is extraordinary. for instance, such a lot cultures and religions mark significant life-course transitions reminiscent of start, marriage, and demise with public ritual expressions, and various gala's are tied to food-producing actions similar to planting and harvesting. the place religions and societies fluctuate is within the meanings linked to ritual behaviour and the categorical kinds these behaviours take.

    The Encyclopedia of non secular Rites, Rituals and Festivals explores this advanced subject via articles masking the next basic different types of information:

    • general ideas and ideas resembling communitas, inversion, purity and pollutants, and pilgrimages
    • major sorts of ritual and pageant comparable to rites of passage, devotional rites, sacrifice, calendrical rites, carnival, and fasting
    • religious rites and fairs of significant religions, together with Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Catholicism and Judaism
    • rites and fairs in cultural areas reminiscent of China, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Pacific islands
    • life-cycle rites, together with these linked to delivery, coming of age, marriage and death
    • specific rites and gala's, comparable to Divali, Easter, Ramadan, snake dealing with and Yom Kippur.

    The Encyclopedia of non secular Rites, Rituals, and Festivals comprises a hundred thirty entries contributed and signed through students from foreign universities and institutes, with services in such fields as Asian and Pacific stories, archaeology, verbal exchange reports, cultural anthropology, cultural reviews, overseas reports, philosophy, mental anthropology, non secular experiences, social anthropology, sociology and theology.

    An exceptional source, this new encyclopedia presents in-depth assurance of an enormous array of globally practices with entries that draw at the newest study to be had, providing clean insights whereas preserving a reference to demonstrated scholarship. The cross-cultural insurance might help foster interfaith figuring out in addition to current and clarify unusual behaviours and rituals.

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