Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (Concise by Margie Berns

By Margie Berns

This volume formalizes, organizes and analyzes the relation of information about language to decision-making in perform. It synthesizes examine in psycholinguistics, academic linguistics and sociolinguistics, freely crossing topic fields to set up cutting edge and professional responses to a few of the most important debates within the box. Authored and compiled by way of leaders of their a number of specialties and collated and greatly re-edited from the award-winning Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics second version, this assortment might be a fantastic one-stop table reference resolution for any linguistics specialist and researcher drawn to how language operates on the innovative.

* Authoritative evaluate of this dynamic box positioned in an interdisciplinary context
* Over a hundred articles by means of leaders within the field
* Compact and cheap single-volume layout

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The Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. 4: Samkhya- A by G. J. Larson, Ramshankar Bhattacharya, Karl H. Potter (Eds)

By G. J. Larson, Ramshankar Bhattacharya, Karl H. Potter (Eds)

A Dualist culture in Indian Philosophy lines the background of the procedure from its beginnings within the 3rd or fourth century B.C. up during the 20th century. The voulme features a long advent which discusses the heritage of the approach and its philosophical contours total. the rest of the amount contains summaries in English of all extant Sanskrit texts of the Samkhya process.

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One Million Things: Ancient History by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

One Million issues: historic History is a magnificent convey and inform event. become aware of the evening sky to benefit approximately Mayan gods and ideology, or barter for unique spices and perfumes within the exchange that equipped Arabian towns. See the 1st chinese language Emperor's terra cotta military back to its multicolored elegance, or learn a commute advisor to the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations to determine which historical Mediterranean vacation spot is better for you.

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Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes: An Encyclopedia, by Alexander Mikaberidze

By Alexander Mikaberidze

The 400-plus entries in "Atrocities, Massacres, and conflict Crimes: An Encyclopedia" supply available and concise details at the tricky topic of abject human violence devoted on all continents. The entries during this two-volume paintings describe atrocities, massacres, and battle crimes devoted within the twentieth century, thereby documenting how people have time and again confirmed their power to dedicate awful acts of inhumanity even in really contemporary occasions and in the glossy period. The encyclopedia covers nations, treaties, and phrases; profiles people who have been officially indicted for warfare crimes in addition to those that have dedicated mass atrocities and long gone unpunished; and addresses human rights violations, crimes opposed to humanity, and crimes opposed to peace.

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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, Vol. 5: Fishes II by Michael Hutchins

By Michael Hutchins

Gale proudly offers the 1st thoroughly revised and up to date model of this acclaimed set in 30 years. a few reviewers name Grzimek's Animal existence Encyclopedia the simplest reference paintings on animals ever released. Others name it the legacy left to us by means of famed zoologist and animal lover, Bernhard Grzimek. The accolades and compliment move on for the most recent addition to Gale's line of reference titles. the unique 13-vol. set, released in Germany within the overdue Sixties, is the world over well known for its clinical reporting, insurance and illustrations, and serves as a huge aspect of reference for researchers and scholars learning the animal state. Thorough articles familiarize readers with animals chanced on all over at the globe, detailing their lifestyles cycles, predators, meals platforms, total ecology and masses extra. Staying precise to the unique medical pedigree, Gale enlisted admired advisors and members from the foreign clinical group to include contemporary advancements within the animal international. Our new variations of Grzimek's Animal existence Encyclopedia are certain to serve the desires of scholars at each educational point.

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Encyclopedia of Taoism Volume 2 of 2-set M - Z by Fabrizio Pregadio

By Fabrizio Pregadio

The Encyclopedia of Taoism offers complete insurance of Taoist faith, suggestion and historical past, reflecting the present country of Taoist scholarship. Taoist reports have improved past any expectation in recent times. Researchers in a couple of languages have investigated issues almost unknown just a couple of years formerly, whereas others have surveyed for the 1st time textual, doctrinal and formality corpora. The Encyclopedia offers the whole gamut of this new examine. The paintings comprises approximately 1,750 entries, which fall into the subsequent vast different types: surveys of common subject matters; colleges and traditions; individuals; texts; phrases; deities; immortals; temples and different sacred websites. phrases are given of their unique characters, transliterated and translated. Entries are completely cross-referenced and, moreover, 'see additionally' listings are given on the foot of many entries. connected to every access are references taking the reader to a grasp bibliography on the finish of the paintings. there's chronology of Taoism and the full is punctiliously listed. there is not any reference paintings similar to the Encyclopedia of Taoism in scope and concentration. Authored through a global physique of specialists, the Encyclopedia should be a vital addition to libraries serving scholars and students within the fields of spiritual reports, philosophy and faith, and Asian heritage and tradition.

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Encyclopedia of Systems Biology by Prof. Vani Brahmachari, Shruti Jain (auth.), Werner

By Prof. Vani Brahmachari, Shruti Jain (auth.), Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota (eds.)

Systems biology refers back to the quantitative research of the dynamic interactions between numerous parts of a organic approach and goals to appreciate the habit of the procedure as an entire. structures biology comprises the improvement and alertness of platforms thought ideas for the examine of complicated organic platforms via generation over mathematical modeling, computational simulation and organic experimentation. platforms biology will be considered as a device to extend our realizing of organic platforms, to advance extra directed experiments, and to permit actual predictions.

The Encyclopedia of platforms Biology is conceived as a complete reference paintings protecting all features of platforms biology, specifically the research of residing subject related to a decent coupling of organic experimentation, mathematical modeling and computational research and simulation. the most objective of the Encyclopedia is to supply an entire reference of proven wisdom in platforms biology – a ‘one-stop store’ for somebody looking info on key options of platforms biology. for this reason, the Encyclopedia contains a vast variety of themes proper within the context of platforms biology. The viewers certain by way of the Encyclopedia contains researchers, builders, academics, scholars and practitioners who're or operating within the box of structures biology. holding in brain the various wishes of the aptitude readership, we've got based and provided the content material in a fashion that's available to readers from wide selection of backgrounds. unlike encyclopedic on-line assets, which frequently depend on most people to writer their content material, a key attention within the improvement of the Encyclopedia of platforms Biology used to be to have material specialists outline the thoughts and topics of platforms biology.

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Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

This encyclopedia is the main updated, concise, transparent and reasonable consultant to all features of technology fiction, from its history to standard issues and units, from authors (established and new) to movies. technological know-how fiction has advanced into probably the most well known, state-of-the-art and intriguing fiction geners, with a proliferation of contemporary and vintage authors, issues and concepts, video clips, television sequence and awards. prepared in an A-Z structure, and that includes a finished index and cross-referencing process, The big Encyclopedia of technological know-how Fiction is usually the main available and simple to exploit encyclopedia of its style at present to be had.

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