Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, Volumes 1-5 (2nd Edition)

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and everyday life (5 Volumes Set) 2d Edition

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and way of life covers cultural teams in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. 5 volumes, geared up for fast reference by means of continent, conceal heritage, politics, customs, faith, schooling, human rights concerns, teenager lifestyles and lots more and plenty extra for tradition teams resembling Kurds, Amish, Germans and greater than 500 others.

Each - to six-page access is written and reviewed through topic specialists who've in-depth wisdom of a selected global tradition and the ability to translate their wisdom int phrases that scholars can comprehend. The Encyclopedia additionally supplies scholars a visible studying adventure with greater than 250 photos. And, a word list of phrases deals speedy reference for tough or overseas terms.

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"The actual power of the sequence is the specificity with which each and every tradition is tested. A well-organized, easy-to-use study tool." --School Library magazine, February 2010
— Jennifer Prince

"…emphasis the following leans towards the geographic, with a pointy specialise in capitals, nationwide obstacles, and traditional assets. A invaluable buy for big public libraries."
— Library magazine

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Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and everyday life (5 Volumes Set) 2d Edition

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and way of life covers cultural teams in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. 5 volumes, geared up for fast reference by means of continent, conceal heritage, politics, customs, faith, schooling, human rights concerns, teenager lifestyles and lots more and plenty extra for tradition teams resembling Kurds, Amish, Germans and greater than 500 others.

Each - to six-page access is written and reviewed through topic specialists who've in-depth wisdom of a selected global tradition and the ability to translate their wisdom int phrases that scholars can comprehend. The Encyclopedia additionally supplies scholars a visible studying adventure with greater than 250 photos. And, a word list of phrases deals speedy reference for tough or overseas terms.

Reviews

"The actual power of the sequence is the specificity with which each and every tradition is tested. A well-organized, easy-to-use study tool." --School Library magazine, February 2010
— Jennifer Prince

"…emphasis the following leans towards the geographic, with a pointy specialise in capitals, nationwide obstacles, and traditional assets. A invaluable buy for big public libraries."
— Library magazine

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

By Wolfgang Donsbach

This concise quantity provides key techniques and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing best scholarship right into a useful and helpful unmarried volume.

  • Based at the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise version offers key thoughts and the main suitable headwords of communique technology in an A-Z layout in an up to date manner
  • Jointly released with the foreign verbal exchange organization (ICA), the major educational organization of the self-discipline within the world
  • Represents the simplest and most modern foreign study during this dynamic and interdisciplinary field
  • Contributions come from countless numbers of authors who signify excellence of their respective fields
  • An cheap quantity on hand in print or online

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By Wolfgang Donsbach

This concise quantity provides key techniques and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing best scholarship right into a useful and helpful unmarried volume.

  • Based at the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise version offers key thoughts and the main suitable headwords of communique technology in an A-Z layout in an up to date manner
  • Jointly released with the foreign verbal exchange organization (ICA), the major educational organization of the self-discipline within the world
  • Represents the simplest and most modern foreign study during this dynamic and interdisciplinary field
  • Contributions come from countless numbers of authors who signify excellence of their respective fields
  • An cheap quantity on hand in print or online

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

By Ellen Judy Wilson

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment offers the 1st A-to-Z insurance of this significant period. Conceived and written as some degree of departure for somebody -- pupil or basic reader -- who needs to come across this impressive age, the encyclopedia presents huge insurance of normal themes akin to technology, schooling, paintings and structure, aesthetics, and tune, that are complemented by means of shorter entries overlaying particular strategies and participants.

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By Ellen Judy Wilson

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment offers the 1st A-to-Z insurance of this significant period. Conceived and written as some degree of departure for somebody -- pupil or basic reader -- who needs to come across this impressive age, the encyclopedia presents huge insurance of normal themes akin to technology, schooling, paintings and structure, aesthetics, and tune, that are complemented by means of shorter entries overlaying particular strategies and participants.

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Encyclopedia of American Race Riots [2 volumes]: Greenwood Milestones in African American History

2008 Ida B. Wells and Cheikh Anta Diop Award for striking Scholarship in Africana Studies

2007 Choice awesome educational name

Race riots are the main obtrusive and modern monitors of the racial strife operating via America's historical past. quite often city, regularly open air the South, and in general white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns through the early a part of the twentieth-century. although white / black violence has been the most typical kind of racial violence, riots regarding Asians and Hispanics also are incorporated and examined.

Race riots are the main obvious and modern screens of the racial strife working via America's background. often city, normally open air the South, and generally white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns through the early a part of the twentieth-century. whereas such a lot riots have happened in the previous century, the encyclopedia reaches again to colonial background, giving the encyclopedia an unparalleled historic intensity. even though white on black violence has been the most typical kind of racial violence, riots related to different racial and ethnic teams, similar to Asians and Hispanics, also are integrated and tested. prepared A-Z, subject matters comprise: infamous riots just like the Tulsa Riots of 1921, the l. a. Riots of 1965 and 1992; the African-American community's preparedness and responses to this odious type of mass violence; federal responses to rioting; an exam of the underlying explanations of rioting; the reactions of sought after figures corresponding to H. Rap Brown and Martin Luther King, Jr to rioting; and masses more.

Many of the entries describe and study specific riots and violent racial incidents, together with the next: Belleville, Illinois, revolt of 1903 Harlem, big apple, rebellion of 1943 Howard seashore Incident, 1986 Jackson kingdom collage Incident, 1970 l. a., California, insurrection of 1992 Memphis, Tennessee, rebel of 1866 pink summer time Race Riots of 1919 Southwest Missouri Riots 1894-1906 Texas Southern collage rebel of 1967 Entries overlaying the sufferers and rivals of race violence, comprise the subsequent: Black squaddies, Lynching of Black ladies, Lynching of Diallo, Amadou Hawkins, Yusef King, Rodney Randolph, A. Philip Roosevelt, Eleanor until, Emmett, Lynching of Turner, Mary, Lynching of Wells-Barnett, Ida B. Many entries additionally disguise laws that has addressed racial violence and inequality, in addition to teams and companies that experience both fought or promoted racial violence, together with the subsequent: Anti-Lynching League Civil Rights Act of 1957 monetary chance Act of 1964 Ku Klux Klan nationwide organization for the development of coloured humans (NAACP) kingdom of Islam Vigilante agencies White League different entries specialise in appropriate options, tendencies, subject matters, and courses. along with virtually three hundred cross-referenced entries, so much of which finish with lists of extra readings, the encyclopedia additionally bargains a timeline of racial violence within the usa, an intensive bibliography of print and digital assets, a variety of significant fundamental records, a number of illustrations, and a close topic index.

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2008 Ida B. Wells and Cheikh Anta Diop Award for striking Scholarship in Africana Studies

2007 Choice awesome educational name

Race riots are the main obtrusive and modern monitors of the racial strife operating via America's historical past. quite often city, regularly open air the South, and in general white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns through the early a part of the twentieth-century. although white / black violence has been the most typical kind of racial violence, riots regarding Asians and Hispanics also are incorporated and examined.

Race riots are the main obvious and modern screens of the racial strife working via America's background. often city, normally open air the South, and generally white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns through the early a part of the twentieth-century. whereas such a lot riots have happened in the previous century, the encyclopedia reaches again to colonial background, giving the encyclopedia an unparalleled historic intensity. even though white on black violence has been the most typical kind of racial violence, riots related to different racial and ethnic teams, similar to Asians and Hispanics, also are integrated and tested. prepared A-Z, subject matters comprise: infamous riots just like the Tulsa Riots of 1921, the l. a. Riots of 1965 and 1992; the African-American community's preparedness and responses to this odious type of mass violence; federal responses to rioting; an exam of the underlying explanations of rioting; the reactions of sought after figures corresponding to H. Rap Brown and Martin Luther King, Jr to rioting; and masses more.

Many of the entries describe and study specific riots and violent racial incidents, together with the next: Belleville, Illinois, revolt of 1903 Harlem, big apple, rebellion of 1943 Howard seashore Incident, 1986 Jackson kingdom collage Incident, 1970 l. a., California, insurrection of 1992 Memphis, Tennessee, rebel of 1866 pink summer time Race Riots of 1919 Southwest Missouri Riots 1894-1906 Texas Southern collage rebel of 1967 Entries overlaying the sufferers and rivals of race violence, comprise the subsequent: Black squaddies, Lynching of Black ladies, Lynching of Diallo, Amadou Hawkins, Yusef King, Rodney Randolph, A. Philip Roosevelt, Eleanor until, Emmett, Lynching of Turner, Mary, Lynching of Wells-Barnett, Ida B. Many entries additionally disguise laws that has addressed racial violence and inequality, in addition to teams and companies that experience both fought or promoted racial violence, together with the subsequent: Anti-Lynching League Civil Rights Act of 1957 monetary chance Act of 1964 Ku Klux Klan nationwide organization for the development of coloured humans (NAACP) kingdom of Islam Vigilante agencies White League different entries specialise in appropriate options, tendencies, subject matters, and courses. along with virtually three hundred cross-referenced entries, so much of which finish with lists of extra readings, the encyclopedia additionally bargains a timeline of racial violence within the usa, an intensive bibliography of print and digital assets, a variety of significant fundamental records, a number of illustrations, and a close topic index.

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The Encyclopedia of Witches, Witchcraft and Wicca

By Rosemary Ellen Guiley

This 3rd variation offers exceptional insurance of witchcraft practices worldwide - spanning diverse time classes and societies - together with entries on magic, shamanism, the occult, and wizardry.

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By Rosemary Ellen Guiley

This 3rd variation offers exceptional insurance of witchcraft practices worldwide - spanning diverse time classes and societies - together with entries on magic, shamanism, the occult, and wizardry.

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The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia

Mozart's enduring acceptance, between song fanatics as a composer and between tune historians as a topic for persevered research, lies on the middle of The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia. This reference publication features either as a kick off point for info on particular works, humans, locations and ideas in addition to a summation of present pondering Mozart. The prolonged articles on genres replicate the newest in scholarship and new methods of wondering the works whereas the articles on humans and areas supply historic framework, in addition to interpretation.

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Mozart's enduring acceptance, between song fanatics as a composer and between tune historians as a topic for persevered research, lies on the middle of The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia. This reference publication features either as a kick off point for info on particular works, humans, locations and ideas in addition to a summation of present pondering Mozart. The prolonged articles on genres replicate the newest in scholarship and new methods of wondering the works whereas the articles on humans and areas supply historic framework, in addition to interpretation.

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Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2nd Edition)

By Carl A. Batt, Mary Lou Tortorello

Written via the world's major scientists and spanning over four hundred articles in 3 volumes, the Encyclopedia of foodstuff Microbiology, moment version is an entire, hugely based consultant to present wisdom within the box. absolutely revised and up to date, this encyclopedia displays the major advances within the box because the first variation was once released in 1999

The articles during this key paintings, seriously illustrated and completely revised because the first variation in 1999, spotlight advances in parts akin to genomics and nutrients security to deliver clients up to date on microorganisms in meals. themes akin to DNA sequencing and E. coli are really good covered.

With lists of additional examining to assist clients discover themes intensive, this source will enhance scientists at each point in academia and undefined, delivering basic details in addition to explaining state of the art clinical discoveries.
This ebook is designed to permit disparate techniques (from farmers to processors to foodstuff handlers and shoppers) and pursuits to entry actual and aim information regarding the microbiology of foods.Microbiology affects the secure presentation of nutrition. From harvest and garage to choice of shelf-life, to presentation and intake. This paintings highlights the hazards of microbial infection and is a useful go-to consultant for someone operating in nutrition health and wellbeing and Safety.Has a two-fold allure (1) these constructing new practical meals items and (2) to all firms excited by the capability dangers of microbes of their meals items.

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By Carl A. Batt, Mary Lou Tortorello

Written via the world's major scientists and spanning over four hundred articles in 3 volumes, the Encyclopedia of foodstuff Microbiology, moment version is an entire, hugely based consultant to present wisdom within the box. absolutely revised and up to date, this encyclopedia displays the major advances within the box because the first variation was once released in 1999

The articles during this key paintings, seriously illustrated and completely revised because the first variation in 1999, spotlight advances in parts akin to genomics and nutrients security to deliver clients up to date on microorganisms in meals. themes akin to DNA sequencing and E. coli are really good covered.

With lists of additional examining to assist clients discover themes intensive, this source will enhance scientists at each point in academia and undefined, delivering basic details in addition to explaining state of the art clinical discoveries.
This ebook is designed to permit disparate techniques (from farmers to processors to foodstuff handlers and shoppers) and pursuits to entry actual and aim information regarding the microbiology of foods.Microbiology affects the secure presentation of nutrition. From harvest and garage to choice of shelf-life, to presentation and intake. This paintings highlights the hazards of microbial infection and is a useful go-to consultant for someone operating in nutrition health and wellbeing and Safety.Has a two-fold allure (1) these constructing new practical meals items and (2) to all firms excited by the capability dangers of microbes of their meals items.

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Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions

This one-stop reference is an ideal source for someone drawn to the North and South Poles, no matter if their curiosity pertains to historical past, flora and fauna, or the geography of those areas within the information today.

• 2 volumes

• Introduces average phenomena and wildlife discovered on the North and South Pole regions

• Discusses present issues regarding weather swap and its effect at the polar regions

• Furnishes scholars with an realizing of territorial claims and political matters surrounding the North and South Poles

• comprises cross-references to permit readers to attract connections among topics

• deals additional readings on the finish of every access in addition to a consultant to similar issues to stimulate pupil study

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This one-stop reference is an ideal source for someone drawn to the North and South Poles, no matter if their curiosity pertains to historical past, flora and fauna, or the geography of those areas within the information today.

• 2 volumes

• Introduces average phenomena and wildlife discovered on the North and South Pole regions

• Discusses present issues regarding weather swap and its effect at the polar regions

• Furnishes scholars with an realizing of territorial claims and political matters surrounding the North and South Poles

• comprises cross-references to permit readers to attract connections among topics

• deals additional readings on the finish of every access in addition to a consultant to similar issues to stimulate pupil study

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The Encyclopedia Of International Organized Crime (Facts on File Crime Library)

Absolute to entertain and tell. "The Encyclopedia of overseas prepared Crime" is the 1st accomplished connection with prepared crime within the worldwide period and the world's so much infamous crime syndicates. even if their company is counterfeiting, prostituting, playing, smuggling, extorting, or thieving, this ebook covers the entire significant legal teams, their origins, their practices, and their position within the worldwide underworld in additional than 450 entries. uncovered listed below are Asian gangs equivalent to the Yakuza, the Triads, and the Tong; the Jamaican Posse of the Caribbean; the drug cartels of South the USA; the Russian Mafia; and different robust international felony leaders. not just is each one of those teams an important legal strength in its domestic territory, yet many have additionally infiltrated the yankee underworld. This interesting examine the world's such a lot energetic overseas criminals will offer hours of informative interpreting for somebody drawn to criminology and arranged crime.

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Absolute to entertain and tell. "The Encyclopedia of overseas prepared Crime" is the 1st accomplished connection with prepared crime within the worldwide period and the world's so much infamous crime syndicates. even if their company is counterfeiting, prostituting, playing, smuggling, extorting, or thieving, this ebook covers the entire significant legal teams, their origins, their practices, and their position within the worldwide underworld in additional than 450 entries. uncovered listed below are Asian gangs equivalent to the Yakuza, the Triads, and the Tong; the Jamaican Posse of the Caribbean; the drug cartels of South the USA; the Russian Mafia; and different robust international felony leaders. not just is each one of those teams an important legal strength in its domestic territory, yet many have additionally infiltrated the yankee underworld. This interesting examine the world's such a lot energetic overseas criminals will offer hours of informative interpreting for somebody drawn to criminology and arranged crime.

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