By David Patterson
Whether it is a novel, memoir, diary, poem, or drama, a typical thread runs in the course of the literature of the Nazi Holocaust―a motif of private testimony to the dearness of humanity. With that point of view the professional authors of Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature adopt profiling 128 of the main influential first new release authors who both survived, perished, or have been heavily hooked up to the Holocaust. prepared alphabetically through writer, all the entries solution an analogous easy questions on the writer and his or her paintings: what's the nature of the author's literary reaction to the Holocaust? what's his or her position in Holocaust literature? What does the author's paintings give a contribution to an realizing of the Holocaust? what's certain concerning the author's paintings? What are a few key moments within the author's existence? What concerns does the author's paintings pose for the reader? to handle those questions, the entries are typically geared up into 3 basic divisions: (1) a gap part on why the author's paintings has an important or targeted position in Holocaust literature, (2) a moment part containing info at the author's biography, and (3) a severe exam of the highlights of the author's paintings. ordinarily, the 3rd part is the longest, because the concentration of the encyclopedia is the literature, no longer the author.
The Encyclopedia is meant for all scholars and academics of the Holocaust, despite their degrees of studying. Avenues for additional study are included on the end of every access and in a complete bibliography of basic works of Holocaust literature and a moment bibliography of serious experiences of Holocaust literature.
With a biome-by-biome constitution that mirrors mom Nature's personal layout, Our Earth Matters is a party of our fragile Earth, a caution to guard it, and an inspiring resource ebook filled with principles for creating a optimistic swap.
The publication starts off with a quick background of our planet's start and improvement, revealing how an astonishingly not going sequence of injuries made Earth the single planet within the universe recognized to be appropriate for all times. As lifestyles flourished and unfold, it replaced the planet and created the "biosphere." Scientists divide the biosphere into international ecosystems, or "biomes," reminiscent of barren region, Ocean, Tropical woodland, and Grassland.
Earth's gentle ecology is the unifying topic. each one part explores the original ecological constitution of a biome and divulges how human interference can dissatisfied the stability and harm the life-support platforms upon which our lifestyles relies Reference pages make up the 1st a part of each one part, with maps exhibiting the level of the biome, and spreads on weather, typical historical past, and ecology explaining how the biome works. next spreads discover the threats bobbing up from human job and convey how optimistic efforts can usually conquer the threats and look after the biome. through the booklet, outstanding and intimate images showcases the residing world's never-ending range and wonder, offering a compelling visible argument to help the book's middle message.
An authoritative and accomplished consultant to the key matters, demanding situations, equipment, and ways of global public wellbeing and fitness. This encyclopedia will hide all dimensions of the sector, from information of particular ailments to the association of social coverage companies. an important percent of the articles will disguise public well-being points of illnesses and stipulations. different articles will survey getting older, nutrition, accidents, moral and felony topics in public wellbeing and fitness, dimension and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, the background of public healthiness, and worldwide concerns.
* Edited and written by means of a exotic foreign workforce of editors and contributors
* seriously illustrated and abundantly cross-referenced
* through ScienceDirect platform, multimedia records will offer an improved on-line experience
* comprises 'Further examining' lists on the finish of every article
* a whole topic index contained in a single quantity
By Robert F. Schmidt, W. D. Willis
The Encyclopedia of discomfort comprises greater than 3,000 entries and gives transparent, specified and updated assurance of the present nation of analysis, and therapy of ache. moreover, distinct essays offer in-depth info on all features of nociception and ache, together with substrates, motives, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnoses and remedy. 1000 colour figures increase realizing of this too-little-understood subject. The e-book comes in print, in on-line in simple terms shape, or in a print-online bundle.
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By Margaret Bunson
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF old EGYPT is the 1st single-volume reference consultant to the notable tradition that flourished at the banks of the Nile from the predynastic interval, 3200 B.C., to the autumn of the hot nation in 1070 B.C.
Illustrated with greater than one hundred seventy five line drawings, maps, and time charts, over 1,500 entries span all of the gods, rulers, towns, and topics vital in historic Egypt, including:
-Art and Architecture
In addition, a number of vast essays on such key themes as astronomy, mortuary rituals, agriculture, additional remove darkness from this attention-grabbing interval of civilization.
Wiley Encyclopedia of computing device technology and Engineering, 5-volume set, comprises over 450 A to Z articles addressing the newest advances and findings in desktop technological know-how and engineering, as well as very important issues of curiosity to desktop scientists and engineers, together with criteria, digital trade, monetary engineering, and laptop schooling. every one article is written by means of knowledgeable in his or her specific forte and is peer-reviewed by way of different specialists to make sure that it's transparent and unique. References and site of similar curiosity accompany each article.
By Kenneth Munson
It truly is approximately 200 years due to the fact guy first left the floor and travelled during the air in a motor vehicle of his personal layout. His aerial carriage was once just a frail, paper-covered craft with a burning brazier at its base to supply the recent air that raised it from the floor; yet from such humble beginnings stemmed the muse that has on the grounds that carried him out to worlds past his own.
After sizzling air got here hydrogen because the lifting medium, and after the unfastened balloon got here the airship, that could be powered and urged in flight. In eighty well-chosen examples this quantity illustrates centuries of development in lighter-than-air flight, from the Montgolfier brothers' unique 'cloud in a paper bag' of 1783 to its present-day counterpart flown via sportsmen in lots of elements of the world.
In among lie the well-known, the notorious and the just about unknown: nice pioneer names like Lebaudy, Charles and Parseval; the large Zeppelin airships that operated the world's first airline prone in 1910-14 sooner than their army brethren, these 'monsters of the red twilight', rained terror on London within the First international battle; the good Italian polar airships of the 1920's; the balloon bombs introduced through Japan opposed to the us in global warfare 2; headline-makers just like the Hindenburg and R101; the unsung yet hugely winning blimps of the united states military; and lots of more.
The illustrations are via Otto Frello and the ebook is edited by means of Kenneth Munson, writer of the Pocket Encyclopaedia of airplane sequence. Balloons and Airships is a part of the Blandford color sequence.
By Lisa Morton
First released through McFarland in 2003, The Halloween Encyclopedia (described by way of Booklist as "a worthwhile addition to public and college libraries in addition to the reference cabinets of reporters and leaders of group events") used to be the 1st encyclopedic reference at the cultural phenomenon often called Halloween. The publication additionally offers with such similar vacations as Britain's man Fawkes Day, Mexico's Dia de los Muertos (Day of the useless) and the Celtic get together Samhain. Now up-to-date to 2010, this moment variation contains greater than 50 new entries, protecting matters starting from folks paintings to African American legends. Many current entries were extended and revised, with new entries ("Chronology of Halloween" and "Halloween in Literature and the Arts") in either appendices. additionally featured are greater than a dozen new illustrations, and an accelerated bibliography.
By Alan Axelrod
Global warfare II, the biggest and deadliest clash in human historical past, is commonly thought of the pivotal occasion of the fashionable age. From the increase of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, Encyclopedia of worldwide warfare II offers the total tale of this nice clash in additional than seven hundred entries. overseas in scope, this two-volume A-to-Z reference covers the army, ancient, political, diplomatic, and biographical facets of the struggle.
The totally revised moment variation of the Encyclopedia of center Diseases is a perfect source for working towards clinicians and researchers. to be had in print, on-line, and with twin entry, it's a transparent and entire aggregation of the main the most important info and crucial facts on cardiovascular ailments and therapeutics.
Comprised of over ninety five entries with ordinary on-line updates, the Encyclopedia of middle Diseases is totally referenced, and significant issues of pursuits are hyperlinked to complementary sections. each one access is logically and beautifully written, offering exact center wisdom of pathogenesis, pathophysiology, scientific positive aspects, diagnostic innovations, and administration ideas. particular element is paid to technological advances in imaging and diagnostics. treatment targeted entries supply strong insights into not just prescribing drug regimens, but additionally into the controversies surrounding their use.
This significant reference paintings is helpful for all these taken with the care of cardiovascular sufferers. From the front-line practitioner to the fundamental technological know-how researcher to the coed in education, the Encyclopedia of center Diseases deals an astute authoritative advisor to navigating an enormous physique of interesting info. From the trainee to the internist and heart specialist, all will locate it helpful. it's a necessary source for clinical libraries and educational associations worldwide.
From the Foreword:
So, what could we'd like from an encyclopedia on center ailment? preferably, a publication will be entire, but concise, and be virtually orientated, and clarify pathophysiology and therapy. moreover, it may be obtainable on-line in order that it may be accessed on the bedside or anywhere.
Dr. Khan has written precisely the sort of ebook. Encyclopedia of center ailments is accomplished, but concise, and extremely virtually orientated. Importantly, it takes a step by step process, strolling the reader via an intensive pathophysiology of stipulations, their review and therapy. For remedies, he offers the mechanism of the drug, its doses, uncomfortable side effects and scientific efficacy.
...A impressive on-line source with all of the info you need!
- Christopher P. Cannon, MD, TIMI research staff, Brigham and Women's sanatorium, Harvard clinical university, Boston, MA, USA