The Fertilizer Encyclopedia by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker,

By Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape, Norman Borlaug

Fertilizers are key for assembly the realm s calls for for nutrition, fiber, and gasoline. that includes approximately 4,500 phrases of curiosity to all scientists and researchers facing fertilizers, The Fertilizer Encyclopedia compiles a wealth of knowledge at the chemical composition of fertilizers, and contains details on every thing from production and functions to in your price range and environmental concerns. It covers habit in soil, chemical and actual features, physiological function in plant progress and soil fertility, and extra. this can be the definitive, updated reference on fertilizers.

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The spirit book: the encyclopedia of clairvoyance, by Raymond Buckland

By Raymond Buckland

The attention-grabbing background of Spiritualism is coaxed into the fabric realm because the item of this perceptive and sweeping review through that mythical writer of the occult and supernatural, Raymond Buckland. Containing greater than 500 entries and a hundred illustrations, The Spirit Book is the great encyclopedia to Spiritualism and its similar matters. Plus it presents complete biographies of each well-liked individual hooked up to the field.
The Spiritualism stream all started within the mid-18th century and specializes in verbal exchange with the spirits of the lifeless. fans think that spirit communique happens basically via mediums, even if non-mediums may also speak via quite a few tools, together with automated writing or using an Ouija board. Spiritualism is at present having fun with a renaissance due partially to the general public appearances of mediums reminiscent of John Edward and Colin Fry and the shared trust by way of more and more people who verbal exchange with the lifeless is feasible, despite the fact that a long way out of cell-phone variety they may be.
Drawing on a long time of analysis, writing, and transcendence, Buckland describes sundry equipment of channeling, occasions linked to Spiritualism, together with séances and exorcism, firms all in favour of clairvoyance, and a colourful host of mortals?famous and infamous?who delved into Spiritualism. Nostradamus, Helena Blavatsky, and Edgar Cayce obtain their due, in addition to Joan of Arc, William Blake, Susan B. Anthony, Winston Churchill, Arthur Conan Doyle, Mahatma Gandhi, Harry Houdini, and Mae West (look up and spot her sometime).
The Spirit Book explores Qabbalah, Sibyls, Fairies, Poltergeists; phenomena equivalent to instinct and karma; items precious within the try and pass the divide, together with tarot playing cards, flower analyzing, and runes; and comparable practices reminiscent of Shamanism, transfiguration, meditation, and mesmerism. The Encyclopedia covers the historical past of Spiritualism in addition to offshoots corresponding to Kardecism (in France, South the United States, and the Philippines), channeling, fraud, psychic examine, and ownership. It additionally experiences on investigations of latest manifestations, together with digital voice phenomena and spirit appearances on television monitors (that static may be Aunt Margaret attempting to get through).

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Encyclopedia of the new American nation: the emergence of by Editor Paul Finkelman

By Editor Paul Finkelman

How did the U.S. evolve towards nationhood? Which components caused its shrink back from Colonial prestige to independence? How was once the innovative conflict fought and gained opposed to such overwhelming odds? What have been the conceptual underpinnings of the hot society in its wake? those questions gas classification discussions and learn assignments for college kids in junior high/middle university, highschool and school each day, in addition to the preferrred courtroom judgements that make our headlines. For the secondary and school pupil -- in addition to the final reader -- this set is the definitive paintings answering those and different questions.

assurance starts simply sooner than the yank Revolution, together with the Revolution, the framing of the yankee structure, the association of a brand new nationwide executive, the improvement of the social gathering procedure, the Louisiana buy, the second one struggle with Britain, the purchase of Florida and the Monroe Doctrine. Chronologically, this era is approximately from 1754 (beginning of the Seven Years' struggle) to the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson (1829). Woven between this set of political markers and milestones are entries outlining the cultural improvement of the hot state, together with entries on artwork, track, literature, costume and day-by-day life.

Included during this set are:

  • 670 articles starting from 250 to 5,000 phrases in size
  • a hundred sidebars spotlighting key occasions, humans, and ideas
  • two hundred illustrations and greater than 10 archival maps
  • A chronology of significant occasions
  • A complete index

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Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

Characters in a few languages, really Hebrew and Arabic, would possibly not reveal adequately because of equipment barriers. Transliterations of phrases look ahead of the representations in overseas characters.

This is an encyclopedic dictionary of as regards to four hundred vital philosophical, literary, and political phrases and ideas that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and tradition to a different. Drawn from greater than a dozen languages, phrases corresponding to Dasein (German), pravda (Russian), saudade (Portuguese), and stato
(Italian) are completely tested in all their cross-linguistic and cross-cultural complexities. Spanning the classical, medieval, early sleek, smooth, and modern classes, those are phrases that impression considering around the humanities. The entries, written through greater than one hundred fifty amazing students, describe the origins and meanings of every time period, the historical past and context of its utilization, its translations into different languages, and its use in impressive texts. The dictionary additionally contains essays at the designated features of specific languages--English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

Originally released in French, this one of a kind reference paintings is now to be had in English for the 1st time, with new contributions from Judith Butler, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Ben Kafka, Kevin McLaughlin, Kenneth Reinhard, Stella Sandford, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Jane Tylus, Anthony Vidler, Susan Wolfson, Robert J. C. younger, and lots of more.The result's a useful reference for college kids, students, and normal readers attracted to the multilingual lives of a few of our such a lot influential phrases and ideas.

• Covers on the subject of four hundred vital philosophical, literary, and political phrases that defy effortless translation among languages and cultures
• contains phrases from greater than a dozen languages
• Entries written by way of greater than a hundred and fifty uncommon thinkers
• on hand in English for the 1st time, with new contributions by means of Judith Butler, Daniel Heller-Roazen, Ben Kafka, Kevin McLaughlin, Kenneth Reinhard, Stella Sandford, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Jane Tylus, Anthony Vidler, Susan Wolfson, Robert J. C. younger, and plenty of more
• comprises vast cross-references and bibliographies
• a useful source for college kids and students around the humanities

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Caribbean Popular Music; An Encyclopedia of Reggae, Mento, by David V. Moskowitz

By David V. Moskowitz

Reggae track is greater than simply metal drum bands on white sand seashores. Its historical past is wealthy with tradition and evolution, assisting to inform the tale of Jamaica's earlier. because of its intensity and huge insurance, this publication is the main whole and recent encyclopedia approximately reggae, mento, ska, rocksteady, and dancehall tune out there this day. excellent for reggae enthusiasts and faculty scholars learning tune, this encyclopedia is complete for prime university scholars and non-music scholars to boot. From Bob Marley to Wayne ask yourself, this simple to take advantage of encyclopedia includes over seven hundred entries. Indices in either the back and front of the e-book make navigating via entries tremendous user-friendly.

Entries disguise singers and songwriters, manufacturers, checklist labels, and diverse sorts of song that advanced from reggae. Moskowitz actually captures the heritage and evolution of Jamaican track during this huge, illuminating encyclopedia, whereas all of the whereas making it available to either highschool and school scholars.

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