The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living

By Abigail R. Gehring

Jam-packed with step by step directions, necessary information, customary knowledge, and either illustrations and images, this may simply be the main finished consultant to again to fundamentals dwelling ever released. lovers of again to fundamentals, Homesteading, and Self-Sufficiency were inquiring for a one-stop source for the entire topics lined in that profitable sequence. In reaction, Gehring has compiled an incredible, superbly provided, unmarried quantity that covers canning and conserving, conserving chickens, fermenting, soap-making, find out how to generate your individual strength, find out how to construct a log cabin, common drugs, cheese-making, maple sugaring, farm mechanics, and lots more and plenty, a lot more.

Whether you personal 100 acres or lease a studio residence within the urban, this booklet has lots of rules to motivate you. how you can construct a log cabin or the way to craft hand-crafted paper; how you can set up a sun panel in your roof or brew your personal tea from dried herbs; remedy a ham, bake a loaf of bread, or brew your individual beer. This ebook has anything for everybody.

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Secret, Don't Tell: The Encyclopedia of Hypnotism

By Carla Emery

This ebook Is For You

Thank you for selecting to spend time with this e-book. I ship my love and all I've discovered. may well each sleeper pay attention this name to wake and tear the wall of silence down!

Yes, you! it isn't simply hypnotic matters who sleep. lack of understanding and apathy have lulled such a lot of into somnolence. So this e-book is for basic readers who are looking to be good proficient. realizing genuine proof abut hypnosis might help you're making wiser offerings. it's also for these brave people who are expert in hypnosis and who think fact and justice are extra vital than expert harmony, lobbying postures, source of revenue security - even own security. And it's for criminal experts who may possibly a few day use this data in court docket to struggle for justice.

Especially, this ebook is for all survivors of abusive hypnosis: earlier, current, and destiny. might each sleeper who yearns to wake and fight towards freedom of brain locate the braveness to hunt assist in that waking and the blessing of accomplishing it.

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The Cactus Family

By Edward F. Anderson

In basic terms now, in the beginning of the recent millennium, is there an up to date, complete research of the cactus family members. This long-awaited, enormous paintings covers the Cactaceae in an encyclopedic demeanour, addressing a hundred twenty five genera and 1810 species. the main accomplished unmarried source at the topic to be had this present day, it comprises greater than one thousand colour pictures as well as different illustrations. The advent to every genus concentrates at the discovery of the cacti, and the advancements in our knowing of them, lots of which outcome from rather fresh research. As acknowledged within the foreword, "Cacti have a different fascination all their very own. Miniature spiny dwarf cacti lower than an inch in diameter are hidden within the arid areas of North and South the United States; the majestic columns of the large saguaro, Carnegiea gigantea, dominate the deserts of Arizona. but these kinds of cacti, given time, provide the astounding paradox of extraordinary flora, their delicacy a extraordinary distinction to the robust spines that continue the viewer at a deferential distance." This notable variety is totally defined and illustrated during this authoritative encyclopedia, that is either scientifically actual and readable. it is usually a bankruptcy by way of Roger Brown at the cultivation of cacti, making the ebook much more beneficial to growers and hobbyists, in addition to to taxonomists, ethnobotanists, and conservationists---indeed, somebody drawn to succulent crops.

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture)

Boasting greater than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of up to date British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons within the latter 1/2 the 20 th century. It examines excessive and pop culture and encompasses either institutional and replacement points of British tradition. It offers perception into the entire spectrum of British modern lifestyles. subject matters coated contain: structure, pubs, movie, web and present takes at the monarchy. Cross-referencing and a thematic contents checklist permit readers to spot similar articles. The entries diversity from brief biographical synopses to longer evaluate essays on key matters.
This Encyclopedia is vital studying for an individual attracted to British tradition. It additionally offers a cultural context for college kids of English, smooth historical past and Comparative ecu stories.

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Historical Dictionary of Fantasy Literature (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)

As soon as upon a time all literature was once myth, set in a legendary prior while magic existed, animals talked, and the gods took an lively hand in earthly affairs. because the legendary earlier was once displaced in Western estimation by means of the background and novelists grew to become more and more preoccupied with the current, delusion used to be briefly marginalized until eventually the overdue twentieth century, while it loved a brilliant resurgence in each stratum of the literary marketplace.

Stableford presents a useful consultant to this series of occasions and to the present kingdom of the sector. The chronology tracks the evolution of delusion from the origins of literature to the twenty first century. The advent explains the character of the impulses growing and shaping delusion literature, the issues of its definition and the explanations for its altering old fortunes. The dictionary contains cross-referenced entries on greater than seven-hundred authors, ranging around the whole ancient spectrum, whereas greater than 2 hundred different entries describe the fable subgenres, key pictures in delusion literature, technical phrases utilized in fable feedback, and the in detail convoluted courting among literary fantasies, scholarly fantasies, and way of life fantasies. The ebook concludes with an intensive bibliography that levels from normal textbooks and really expert bills of the historical past and scholarship of myth literature, via bibliographies and bills of the myth literature of alternative international locations, to person writer stories and invaluable web pages.

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Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Cultures, Volumes 1-4

By George Thomas Kurian

This encyclopedia, edited by means of Kurian, a prolific packager of normal reference works from CQ Press, evidence On dossier, and different reference publishers, is promoted by means of the writer as "an vast overhaul" of Encyclopedia of the World's international locations, released in 2002.

Instead of the local association present in Worldmark Encyclopedia of the international locations (p.104), association is alphabetical by way of kingdom. There are 3 new entries (for East Timor, Federated States of Micronesia, and Marshall Islands), bringing the full variety of nations to 193. every one access starts off with a "Basic truth Sheet" (head of country, capital, sector, faith, nationwide vacations, and so on) and a wide black-and-white political map. not like with the various competing global survey resources of this sort, the maps listed here are uncluttered and intensely effortless at the eyes. the most physique of every uniformly prepared access contains greater than 20 basically categorised subsections. those comprise either the standard, comparable to "Geographical Features," "Political Parties," "Foreign Policy," and "Economy," plus new sections on culture-related themes corresponding to "Folklore and Mythology," "Etiquette," "Family Life," and "Personal Appearance." info carried over from the former version has been up to date, even though an errors famous in our overview of that version about the independence date for Qatar remains to be here.

The selection to spend a number of hundred cash for a resource like this has to incorporate attention of a number of the unfastened Web-based possible choices. Even a superficial Google seek by way of identify of nation will hyperlink scholars to websites akin to the CIA's international Factbook [https://cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/bx.html] and the nation Department's history Notes[http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/].

In addition, the net websites are up-to-date very usually, a function evidently very unlikely with a print resource. The trade-off in want of holding at the shelf no less than one good-quality, print kingdom survey is reliability of entry. Assuming the e-book isn't misshelved, infested by way of insects, or vandalized, it truly is constantly able to go.

Any library wishing to supply on-demand entry to this kind of details, specially for college kids, is definitely recommended to think about Encyclopedia of the World's international locations and Cultures.The rate for those 4 well certain, well-designed, trouble-free volumes isn't really unreasonable. artwork A. Lichtenstein
Copyright © American Library organization. All rights reserved

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The Knowledge Encyclopedia: The World As You've Never Seen it Before

By Rebecca Warren

The family members encyclopedia that indicates you the realm as you've by no means noticeable it before

DK wisdom Encyclopedia bargains a desirable and ground-breaking visible method of studying in regards to the wonders of our world.

An encyclopedia like no different, the DK wisdom Encyclopedia makes use of the newest CGI expertise that will help you discover every thing you've ever desired to be aware of extra approximately, overlaying area, Earth, nature, the human physique, historical past and tradition, and technological know-how and expertise in fabulous aspect. From 3D photographs of the sunlight and the interior of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a version of Shakespeare's globe, this is often an awesome visible creation to each point of human knowledge.

The DK wisdom Encyclopedia makes difficult topics not just effortless to keep on with, yet totally soaking up, making this a massive reference publication the full kinfolk will go back to time and again.

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The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: Over 600 Natural, Non-toxic & Fragrant Recipes to Create Health • Beauty • A Safe Home Environment

By Valerie Ann Worwood

This encyclopedic ebook comprises, in useful and easy-to-understand shape, each available use for crucial oils and aromatherapy in daily life. the writer, a working towards aromatherapist for greater than 20 years, unlocks the facility of crucial oils in additional than six hundred unique recipes, such a lot wanting just a couple of crucial oils. in contrast to over the counter items, the recipes you are making your self include no damaging preservatives. most simple wishes might be coated with simply ten crucial oils.

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Marvel Encyclopedia

By Daniel Wallace

Have a good time 70 years of wonder Comics with The surprise Encyclopedia! totally up to date with new photos and textual content, this one-volume encyclopedia includes greater than 1,000 of Marvel's greatest-from recognized characters comparable to Spider-Man, the Hulk and Wolverine to lesser recognized heroes and villains.

a necessary e-book either for brand spanking new lovers and should you grew up loving the comics, The wonder Encyclopedia is filled with paintings, stats, and background for each personality within the wonder Universe. Updates on characters comprise info from the tale arcs of Civil struggle and Annihilation, and brings enthusiasts brand new with the aftermath of mystery Invasion.

TM & © 2009 surprise leisure, Inc. and its subsidiaries. approved through wonder Characters B.V. All rights reserved.

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The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Societies and Hidden History: The Ultimate A-Z of Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations and Forgotten Wisdom

By John Michael Greer

Subsequent within the well known aspect Encyclopedia sequence, comes the entire A-Z of different background. notice every little thing you ever desired to find out about mystery societies just like the Freemasons, the historic secret of Atlantis, why King Arthur, Leonardo da Vinci and Hitler are key figures, plus conspiracy theories, forgotten sciences and historic knowledge. an entire and informative A-Z for some of the most renowned genres to have emerged lately - the hidden heritage of the final 10,000 years. This encyclopedia solutions all of your questions about the extra debatable matters being debated: * Conspiracies and mystery societies, e.g. Knights Templars, the Rosicrucians, the Freemasons, the Bavarian Illuminati, the Hellfire membership, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Priory of Sion. additionally it is mystery traditions, hidden bloodlines, extraterrestrial intervention, forthcoming apocalypse, and the Mayan calendar prophecies. * historical knowledge and forgotten sciences, e.g. alchemy, prophecy, sacred geometry, ley traces, and magic, in addition to assisting proof for complex applied sciences in precedent days e.g. the mysteries of Stonehenge and the nice Pyramids. * Unsolved ancient mysteries, e.g. the site of Atlantis, the early heritage of Christianity, the Holy Grail, the destiny of the Knights Templars, the authorship of Shakespeare's performs, the reasons of the French Revolution, and the occult roots of Nazism. * Key figures in hidden background - Pythagoras, Jesus of Nazareth, Leonardo da Vinci, King Arthur, Roger Bacon, John Dee, Alessandro Cagliostro, the Comte de St.-Germain, Benjamin Franklin, and Adolf Hitler.

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