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Grasslands by Kenneth Tam

By Kenneth Tam

The 1st novel of event set upon His Majesty's New World... After coming back from a crusade within the 3rd Afghan battle, significant Thomas Waller and the Royal Newfoundland Regiment are assigned to escort mysterious women into the unknown lands of the hot global. With assistance from an American drifter named Smith, Waller and his males needs to face daunting hordes of 'savages' that roam the steppes of the alien planet, and aid to discover the women' secrets and techniques - and the secrets and techniques of the recent global itself. a perilous challenge awaits at the Grasslands...

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The Encyclopaedia of Islam: W-Z Vol 11 (Encyclopaedia of by Peri Bearman, Thierry Bianquis, Fellow of the British

By Peri Bearman, Thierry Bianquis, Fellow of the British Academy Emeritus Professor of Arabic Studies C Edmund Bosworth, Dr E J Donzel, Wolfhart Heinrichs

"The Encyclopaedia of Islam" bargains a device for examine at the peoples and cultures of Islam and a complete digest of present scholarship. it's going to be compatible for a person with a significant curiosity in Islam and Islamic civilization within the broadest feel.

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Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

Overlaying all features of delivery phenomena at the nano- and micro-scale, this encyclopedia good points over 750 entries in 3 alphabetically-arranged volumes together with the main updated study, insights, and utilized concepts throughout all parts. assurance comprises electric double-layers, optofluidics, DNC lab-on-a-chip, nanosensors, and extra.

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Encyclopaedia Judaica (Kat-Lie) by Fred Skolnik

By Fred Skolnik

The recent variation of Encyclopaedia Judaica brings a huge reference paintings into the twenty-first century. In 1928 Nahum Goldman, head of Eshkol Publishing, in Berlin, started paintings on a entire reference paintings in regards to the heritage and tradition of the Jewish humans. That paintings used to be by no means accomplished, and the ten comprehensive volumes stay as either a witness to ecu Jewish scholarship and a reminder of Hitler's destruction of that culture. Goldman survived the Holocaust, and in 1966, he used his reparation cash to restore paintings at the encyclopedia at Keter Publishing condominium, in Jerusalem. In 1972, greater than forty five years after the paintings started, the 1st version was once accomplished. Keter Publishing condominium and Macmillan Reference united states, its American companion, published Hebrew and English-language types of the paintings. just like the unique paintings, it used to be a radical, geared up assessment of Jewish lifestyles and data. Updating a wide source is tough. The publishers issued yearbooks and supplementations cumulating the 1973–1982 and 1983–1992 volumes in addition to an up to date CD-ROM model in 1997, however the Jewish global has replaced very much due to the fact then. the second one version is usually a collaboration of Keter Publishing apartment and Macmillan Reference, that's now a Thomson Gale imprint. Editors Berenbaum and Skolnik accrued a global workforce of greater than 50 divisional editors and 1,200 students to supply the paintings. they've got created 22 volumes with nearly 22,000 entries. a few 2,600 entries are new, and 12,000 were considerably revised. As they did in Encyclopedia of faith (2004), the publishers left the unique articles intact and extra up to date fabric in an appended article that follows. This version has a hundred and fifty pages of colour inserts showing as centerfolds in every one quantity in addition to six hundred maps, tables, and illustrations. There also are 30,000 new biographical entries. Why is that this variation diverse? construction at the scholarship of the 1st variation, the editors have additional fabric that files ultra-modern Jewish groups. because the e-book of the 1st variation, Israel has been via wars and intifadas, the function of ladies in Jewish lifestyles has tremendously extended, and the Soviet Union has disappeared. the main swiftly transforming into Jewish groups within the U.S. are in Las Vegas and Phoenix, however the real variety of Jews within the state is declining because of low delivery premiums. a complete new iteration of scholarship has emerged, with new information regarding every little thing from the Bible and the Talmud to women's experiences and the Holocaust. The individuals to this version used the cloth of the good students similar to Salo Baron, Cecil Roth, and Gershom Scholem as a origin for his or her new insights, giving clients better intensity and a contemporary standpoint. quantity 1 has an inventory of the editors and individuals. They contain Yehuda Bauer (Hebrew University), David Ellenson (Hebrew Union College), Deborah E. Lipstadt (University of California, Los Angeles), and Xun Zhou (University of London). The encyclopedia gains entries equivalent to an editorial on Jewish legislations (Mishpat Ivri) written via Justice Menachem Elon, deputy president of the splendid courtroom of Israel. He examines historical spiritual legislation as mirrored within the courts of a contemporary, sovereign Jewish kingdom. Entries concerning the Bible contain either the good medieval commentators comparable to Rashi and Maimonides and sleek serious literary reviews of the Bible as an built-in paintings. individuals learn the assets of the Bible, its composition, and its authors. The Talmud gets related therapy, with greater than a hundred biographies of the better and lesser rabbinic figures and extra available fabric, reflecting the elevated participation of the general public in Talmudic examine. The women's viewpoint looks in the course of the encyclopedia, with articles approximately biblical stereotypes, their perspectives concerning the mikveh (ritual bath), and biographies of ladies either old and sleek (Beruryah, a second-century Talmud pupil; Bella Abzug). Agunah (Orthodox girls who can't remarry simply because their husbands refuse to supply them spiritual divorces) and insurance of the bat mitzvah and the ladies of the Wall case are different examples of the elevated emphasis on women's matters during this variation. wide articles rfile the contributions of Jews to the humanities, sciences, activities, politics, and leisure. Albert Einstein, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Amos ounces, and Philip Roth look in addition to Victor Borge, Jascha Heifetz, and Sandy Koufax. all the 50 states and the nations of the realm, in addition to significant towns, have entries, as do museums, cultural associations, and enterprises. The Holocaust and Israel occupy the most important a part of volumes nine and 10, respectively, reflecting their vital roles in Jewish background and tradition. a number of thematic outlines (for articles on historical past, faith, language and literature, Jews in international tradition, and girls) and an in depth index support clients pinpoint particular details. The publication model makes use of the normal Gale interface and is out there as a part of the Gale digital Reference middle. One great characteristic for clients who print or obtain is the choice of having the textual content in PDF layout if wanted. the second one variation of Encyclopaedia Judaica is a welcome boost to reference collections. by way of documenting the trendy Jewish event whereas maintaining hyperlinks with its wealthy prior, it offers clients with information regarding all facets of Jewish faith and tradition. This paintings obtained the 2006 Dartmouth Medal, a richly deserved award.

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Color atlas of otoscopy: from diagnosis to surgery by Mario Sanna, Alessandra Russo, Giuseppe De Donato, Antonio

By Mario Sanna, Alessandra Russo, Giuseppe De Donato, Antonio Caruso, Abdelkader Taibah

This exquisitely illustrated new version of Sanna's atlas offers the reader with uncomplicated and effective visible education within the evaluate and prognosis of ear canal and heart ear pathology as noticeable throughout the otoscope. Differential diagnostic issues are supplied, and instructions for constructing symptoms for surgical procedure are given besides. the place acceptable, correlative CTs are supplied; line drawings are used to boot to spot buildings visible within the otoscopic pictures. a unique bankruptcy concentrates at the post-surgical review of this quarter. For the recent variation, many new or stronger otoscopic images were extra. the place applicable, the pathology in the back of the otologic appearances were supplied within the kind of colour images from the operatrive situs.

Dr. Sanna is a part of The Grupppo Otologico, a world-renowned expert heart for the analysis and scientific and surgical procedure of ailments of the ear, cranium base, facial nerve, head and neck, and paranasal sinuses.

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Encyclopedia of Chromatography (3rd Edition) by Jack Cazes

By Jack Cazes

Completely revised and improved, the 3rd variation of the Encyclopedia of Chromatography is an authoritative resource of knowledge for researchers in chemistry, biology, physics, engineering, and fabrics technological know-how.

This quickly reference and consultant to express chromatographic options and concept presents a easy advent to the technological know-how and know-how of the tactic, providing key references facing the technique for research of particular chemical compounds and purposes in undefined.

With a spotlight on rising applied sciences and makes use of, the textual content comprises tables and figures that cogently illustrate and make clear technical issues within the articles. The Third Edition offers a useful, reader-friendly reference for all those that hire chromatographic tools for research of advanced combinations of drugs, in addition to practitioners around the complete spectrum of science.

What’s New within the 3rd Edition:

* Bioanalysis: Silica- and Polymer-Based Monolithic Columns
* Bioluminescence: Detection in TLC
* Chemical battle Agent Degradation items: HPLC/MS Analysis
* Chemical war brokers: TLC Analysis
* Cyclodextrins in GC
* Cyclodextrins in HPLC
* Detection in Ion Chromatography
* Drug improvement: LC/MS
* Flash Chromatography
* meals research: Ion Chromatography
* Inorganic and natural Cations: Ion Chromatographic Determination
* Inverse GC
* Multidimensional Separations
* Spiral Column meeting for HSCCC
* skinny Layer Radiochromatography
* Topological Indices: TLC
* UV-Visible Detection together with a number of Wavelengths

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What Happened?: An Encyclopedia of Events That Changed by John E. Findling, Frank W. Thackeray

By John E. Findling, Frank W. Thackeray

What occurred? An Encyclopedia of occasions that modified the USA ceaselessly is designed to introduce starting U.S. heritage scholars and lay readers to the main major occasions within the nation's background. greater than that, it will also provide readers perception into why a specific occasion is important.This e-book comprises 50 chapters in 4 volumes, each one facing a significantly vital occasion in American heritage from the seventeenth century to the current. every one bankruptcy encompasses a actual essay at the topic ready through John Findling or Frank Thackeray. The real fabric is augmented with an interpretive essay at the comparable topic, written via a consultant within the box. via this juxtaposition, readers can study not just concerning the who, what, and the place of an occasion, but in addition why it can be crucial within the sweep of yankee background.

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