Posted on

World War II in the Pacific: An Encyclopedia (Military by Stanley Sandler

By Stanley Sandler

Stanley Sandler, considered one of America's most dear and best-known army historians, has introduced jointly over three hundred entries through a few 2 hundred experts within the box to create the 1st encyclopedia in particular dedicated to the Pacific Theatre of global warfare II.
Extending some distance past battles and undefined, the insurance levels from excessive policy-making, grand approach, and the numerous individuals and battles of the clash, to the association of the Allied and jap divisions, plane, armor, artillery, mental war, warships, and the house fronts, protecting the interactions of every subject alongside the best way.

Show description

Continue reading World War II in the Pacific: An Encyclopedia (Military by Stanley Sandler

Posted on

Encyclopedia of Neuroscience by Marc D. Binder, Nobutaka Hirokawa, Uwe Windhorst

By Marc D. Binder, Nobutaka Hirokawa, Uwe Windhorst

Unique in its breadth and aspect, this encyclopedia bargains a entire and hugely readable consultant to a fancy and fast-expanding field.

The five-volume reference paintings gathers greater than 10,000 entries, together with in-depth essays by means of the world over recognized specialists, and brief keynotes explaining crucial phrases and words. moreover, professional editors give a contribution particular introductory chapters to every of forty three subject fields starting from the basics of neuroscience to attention-grabbing advancements within the new, inter-disciplinary fields of Computational Neuroscience and Neurophilosophy. a few 1,000 multi-color illustrations increase and extend the writings.

This trouble-free reference may be crucial to easy and medical scientists and practitioners in academia, hospitals, inner most perform, and undefined, as a resource of trustworthy details at the constitution and serve as of the worried system.

The Encyclopedia of Neuroscience opens the subject to well-being care execs, scholars, academics and proficient laypersons who require suitable details in this speedily evolving field.

Show description

Continue reading Encyclopedia of Neuroscience by Marc D. Binder, Nobutaka Hirokawa, Uwe Windhorst

Posted on

Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food by Andrew F. Smith

By Andrew F. Smith

Eating junk meals and quickly meals is a smart all-American ardour. American youngsters and grownups love their sweet bars, huge Macs and supersized fries, Doritos, Twinkies, and reliable Humor ice cream bars. The disastrous overall healthiness results from the large urge for food for those processed fats- and sugar-loaded meals are good publicized now. This was once really dramatically evidenced by way of tremendous measurement Me (2004), filmmaker Morgan Spurlock's 30-day all-McDonald's nutrition during which his liver suffered a similar poisoning as though he have been on a longer alcohol binge. via elevated globalization, American well known foodstuff tradition is being more and more emulated in other places on the planet, corresponding to China, with the potential of comparable disastrous results. This A-to-Z reference is the 1st to target the junk nutrition and speedy foodstuff phenomena from a large number of angles as well as well-being and nutrition matters. greater than 250 essay entries objectively discover the scope of the themes to light up the yankee manner via items, organizations and marketers, social heritage, pop culture, companies, concerns, politics, commercialism and consumerism, and masses extra.

Show description

Continue reading Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food by Andrew F. Smith

Posted on

Climate Change Modeling Methodology: Selected Entries from by Dr. Philip J. Rasch (auth.), Philip J. Rasch (eds.)

By Dr. Philip J. Rasch (auth.), Philip J. Rasch (eds.)

The Earth's ordinary temperature has risen by means of 1.4°F during the last century, and machine types undertaking that it'll upward thrust even more over the following hundred years, with major affects on climate, weather, and human society. Many weather scientists characteristic those raises to the building up of greenhouse gases produced via the burning of fossil fuels and to the anthropogenic construction of short-lived weather toxins. weather switch Modeling Methodologies: chosen Entries from the Encyclopaedia of Sustainability technology and know-how presents readers with an advent to the instruments and research recommendations utilized by weather swap scientists to interpret the function of those forcing brokers on weather. Readers also will achieve a deeper knowing of the strengths and weaknesses of those versions and the way to check and examine them. The contributions comprise a thesaurus of key phrases and a concise definition of the topic for every subject, in addition to innovations for assets of extra precise information.

Show description

Continue reading Climate Change Modeling Methodology: Selected Entries from by Dr. Philip J. Rasch (auth.), Philip J. Rasch (eds.)

Posted on

Encyclopaedia Of The Qur’an (6 Volumes) by Jane Dammen McAuliffe

By Jane Dammen McAuliffe

The Qur'an is the first spiritual textual content for one-sixth of the world's inhabitants. Understood through Muslims to include God's personal phrases, it's been an item of reverence and of severe learn for hundreds of years. The hundreds of thousands of volumes that Muslim students have dedicated to qur'anic interpretation and to the linguistic, rhetorical and narrative research of the textual content are adequate to create complete libraries of qur'anic experiences. Drawing upon a wealthy scholarly historical past, Brill's "Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an" (EQ) combines alphabetically-arranged articles concerning the contents of the Qur'an. it truly is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur'anic phrases, recommendations, personalities, position names, cultural background and exegesis prolonged with essays at the most vital topics and matters inside of qur'anic stories. With approximately one thousand entries in five volumes, the "EQ" is the 1st complete, multi-volume reference paintings at the Qur'an to seem in a Western language. Cross-referencing and indices, common cross-references will draw readers to similar entries and every article will finish with a quotation of suitable bibliography. the ultimate quantity of the "EQ" will comprise indices of transliterated phrases, of qur'anic references and of the authors and exegetes mentioned within the entries and essays. it's going to additionally contain a synoptic define of the total contents of the "EQ". "The EQ" is a completely overseas paintings supported via a world board of advisors. students from many countries have written articles for the encyclopaedia. Projected book Dates: quantity One (A-D): In print, quantity (E-I): In print, quantity 3 (J-O): In print 2003, quantity 4 (P-Sh): In print 2004, and quantity 5: Fall 2005.

Show description

Continue reading Encyclopaedia Of The Qur’an (6 Volumes) by Jane Dammen McAuliffe

Posted on

Europe 1789 to 1914 Volume 2: Encyclopedia of the Age of by Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

The interval among the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of worldwide battle I is without doubt one of the most-studied in heritage. The seriously researched period is singled out during this new five-volume set, masking the $64000 humans and the key occasions and advancements in Europe.

Broad in scope and encompassing all parts of human pastime, the contributions of roughly six hundred students around the globe are comfortably gathered in Europe 1789 to 1914. With a accomplished index and obtainable prose, readers can simply assemble particular details or leisurely discover the period's clinical, social and cultural background in addition to its political, army and monetary developments.

The selection of 868 articles illustrates the effect of the French Revolution and Napoleonic period on Europe, and the transformation of its political, social, and cultural associations by way of the forces of industrialization, nationalism, mass politics, imperialism, nice strength rivalries and leading edge cultural change.

Each article incorporates a bibliography, a few annotated. Enlivening this fabric are sidebars that make clear innovations and supply excerpts from basic resource files. each one quantity additionally comprises an eight-page colour insert and various illustrations. A chronology and a thematic define of the contents concisely frames the fabric in a bigger context, assisting readers construct significant connections.

This set hyperlinks eu event to the background of the remainder of the realm, carrying on with the Charles Scribner's Sons' award-winning line from old Europe and Encyclopedia of the Renaissance via Europe 1450-1789: Encyclopedia of the Early glossy World.

About this file:
This is quantity 2 of five, going from Colonies to Huysmans, Joris-Karl.

Show description

Continue reading Europe 1789 to 1914 Volume 2: Encyclopedia of the Age of by Jay Winter, John M. Merriman