Encyclopedias

Download Brill's New Pauly , Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World, by Landfester, M. (ed.), Hubert Cancik, Helmuth Schneider PDF

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By Landfester, M. (ed.), Hubert Cancik, Helmuth Schneider

"Brilly's New Pauly" is the English version of the authoritative "Der Neue Pauly", released via Verlag J.B. Metzler considering that 1996. The encyclopaedic insurance and excessive educational typical of the paintings, the interdisciplinary and modern strategy and transparent and available presentation have made the "New Pauly" the unrivalled glossy reference paintings for the traditional international. Fifteen volumes (Antiquity, 1-15) of "Brilly's New Pauly" are dedicated to Greco-Roman antiquity, and canopy greater than thousand years of background, starting from the second one millennium BC to early medieval Europe. particular 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 nevertheless. 5 volumes ("Classical Tradition", I-V) are uniquely keen on the lengthy and influential aftermath of antiquity and the method of constant reinterpretation and revaluation of the traditional historical past, together with the background of classical scholarship. "Brilly's New Pauly" offers the present kingdom of conventional and new components of analysis and brings jointly professional wisdom from prime students from world wide. Many entries are elucidated with maps and illustrations and the English variation will contain up to date bibliographic references.

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Download The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics by Frank Hitchens PDF

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By Frank Hitchens

The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics used to be written for pilots in any respect degrees from deepest pilot to airline pilot, army pilots and scholars of aerodynamics as an entire reference guide to aerodynamic terminology. common aerodynamic textual content books for pilots are really restricted of their scope whereas aerodynamic textual content books for engineering scholars contain advanced calculus. The references during this ebook, The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics, are sincerely defined and purely uncomplicated algebra is utilized in a couple of references yet is totally without any calculus - a bonus to many readers. Over 1400 references are incorporated with replacement phrases used the place acceptable and cross-referenced all through. The textual content is illustrated with 178 pictures and ninety six diagrams. The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics is a perfect aerodynamic reference handbook for any pilot’s bookshelf.

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Download Boyhood in America: An Encyclopedia (2 Volumes) (The by Priscilla F. Clement, Jacqueline S. Reinier PDF

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By Priscilla F. Clement, Jacqueline S. Reinier

One other trailblazer: the 1st reference paintings to target the existence and heritage of yankee boyhood throughout the centuries-on the plains and farms, within the towns and factories. insurance spans schooling, ethnicity, activities, paintings, faith, overall healthiness matters, and extra.

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Download Reference Guide to Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the by Paul Allan Schott PDF

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By Paul Allan Schott

This moment version of the 'Reference advisor' is a finished resource of functional info on how international locations can struggle cash laundering and terrorist financing. geared toward assisting international locations comprehend the hot foreign criteria, it discusses the issues brought on by those crimes, the categorical activities nations have to take to handle them, and the function overseas organisations play within the approach. The 'Reference consultant' is a precious instrument for constructing powerful regimes to effectively hinder, observe, and prosecute funds laundering and terrorist financing.

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Download World History Encyclopedia [21 volumes] by Alfred J. Andrea PDF

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By Alfred J. Andrea

A enormous project. a beautiful educational fulfillment. ABC-CLIO's World historical past Encyclopedia is the 1st finished paintings to take a large-scale thematic examine the human species world wide. produced from 21 volumes masking nine eras, an introductory quantity, and an index, it charts the intense trip of humankind, revealing an important connections between civilizations in numerous areas during the ages.

Within each one period, the encyclopedia highlights pivotal interactions and exchanges between cultures inside 8 wide thematic different types: inhabitants and surroundings, society and tradition, migration and trip, politics and statecraft, economics and exchange, clash and cooperation, proposal and faith, technological know-how and know-how. Aligned to nationwide background criteria and choked with photos, basic assets, present citations, and large instructing and studying aid, the World historical past Encyclopedia supplies scholars, educators, researchers, and normal readers a method of navigating the large sweep of historical past in contrast to any ever published.

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Download Surviving Your Thesis by Susan Burton PDF

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By Susan Burton

From opting for a manager and subject to staying influenced, finishing a study thesis isn't a simple topic. each one degree represents a special problem and lots of scholars go through with no picking the talents had to utilize their time. this glorious source for all doctoral and masters point scholars, explores the demanding situations and complexities of effectively undertaking the study procedure and thesis writing. Chapters comprise: making a choice on and dealing with a manager constructing a learn notion motivating your self selecting the best learn approach responding to feedback suggestion from the examiners getting ready paintings for ebook. This transparent and useful advisor, excellent for all doctoral and masters point scholars, takes readers from the very early levels of the method via to the ultimate section of exam and booklet, utilizing vignette examples to spotlight key concerns.

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Download Studies in the Rhetoric of Fiction by Ana-karina Schneider PDF

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By Ana-karina Schneider

Reviews within the Rhetoric of Fiction investigates the modern novel's relation to its forerunners, the picaresques, romances and nostalgic novels of the 18th century. Henry Fielding, Laurence Sterne and Jane Austen are sturdy landmarks, whereas, of the modern practitioners, a handful recur from one bankruptcy to the following, really Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro. The chapters proportion an curiosity within the rhetoric of fiction, greatly understood because the means during which fictional works in achieving their results on readers, no matter if through without delay addressing a hypothetical reader, utilizing irony and parody, orchestrating competitions among divergent narratives, imitating musical constructions, inviting intertextual readings, or brazenly taking factor with conventional conventions and expectancies. Chapters targeting narrative procedure and metanarrative remark, as a result, exchange with these interrogating examining practices and readerly participation within the rhetorical interchange.

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