Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism (Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series)

This reference encompasses the fields of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism in one quantity. either sciences have functions in navigation, within the look for minerals and hydrocarbons, in relationship rock sequences, and in unraveling prior geologic routine comparable to plate motions they've got contributed to a greater realizing of the Earth. The e-book describes in superb aspect the present nation of information and gives an up to date synthesis of the main simple techniques. it truly is an vital operating instrument not just for geophysicists and geophysics scholars but in addition for geologists, physicists, atmospheric and environmental scientists, and engineers.

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This reference encompasses the fields of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism in one quantity. either sciences have functions in navigation, within the look for minerals and hydrocarbons, in relationship rock sequences, and in unraveling prior geologic routine comparable to plate motions they've got contributed to a greater realizing of the Earth. The e-book describes in superb aspect the present nation of information and gives an up to date synthesis of the main simple techniques. it truly is an vital operating instrument not just for geophysicists and geophysics scholars but in addition for geologists, physicists, atmospheric and environmental scientists, and engineers.

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Icons of Rock: An Encyclopedia of the Legends Who Changed Music Forever, Volumes 1-2

By Scott Schinder, Andy Schwartz

Greater than part a century after the start of rock, the musical style that all started as a rebellious underground phenomenon is now stated as America's-and the world's-most renowned and influential musical medium, in addition to the soundtrack to a number of generations' worthy of historical past. From Ray Charles to Joni Mitchell to Nirvana, rock song has been an indisputable strength in either reflecting and shaping our cultural panorama. Icons of Rock deals a shiny assessment of rock's pervasive position in modern society via profiling the lives and paintings of the music's such a lot mythical artists.

LIST OF ICONS

Volume One

Elvis Presley
Ray Charles
Chuck Berry
Buddy Holly
The seashore Boys
James Brown
The Beatles
Bob Dylan
The Rolling Stones
The Who
The Byrds
Jimi Hendrix

Volume Two

Velvet Underground
The thankful Dead
Frank Zappa
Led Zeppelin
Joni Mitchell
Pink Floyd
Neil Young
David Bowie
Bruce Springsteen
Ramones
U2
Nirvana

Most rock histories, via advantage in their all-encompassing scope, are not able to hide the lives and paintings of person artists extensive, or to put these artists in a broader context. This two-volume set, in contrast, offers wide biographies of the 24 maximum rock n' rollers of all time, reading their impacts, thoughts, and effect in a severe and historic point of view. Entries inside of this targeted reference discover the problems, developments, and hobbies that outlined the cultural and social weather of the artists' track. Sidebars highlight the numerous iconic parts linked to rock, reminiscent of rock gala's, protest songs, and the British Invasion. offering a wealth of data at the icons, tradition, and mythology of America's so much liked song, this biographical encyclopedia will function a useful source for college students and track enthusiasts alike.

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By Scott Schinder, Andy Schwartz

Greater than part a century after the start of rock, the musical style that all started as a rebellious underground phenomenon is now stated as America's-and the world's-most renowned and influential musical medium, in addition to the soundtrack to a number of generations' worthy of historical past. From Ray Charles to Joni Mitchell to Nirvana, rock song has been an indisputable strength in either reflecting and shaping our cultural panorama. Icons of Rock deals a shiny assessment of rock's pervasive position in modern society via profiling the lives and paintings of the music's such a lot mythical artists.

LIST OF ICONS

Volume One

Elvis Presley
Ray Charles
Chuck Berry
Buddy Holly
The seashore Boys
James Brown
The Beatles
Bob Dylan
The Rolling Stones
The Who
The Byrds
Jimi Hendrix

Volume Two

Velvet Underground
The thankful Dead
Frank Zappa
Led Zeppelin
Joni Mitchell
Pink Floyd
Neil Young
David Bowie
Bruce Springsteen
Ramones
U2
Nirvana

Most rock histories, via advantage in their all-encompassing scope, are not able to hide the lives and paintings of person artists extensive, or to put these artists in a broader context. This two-volume set, in contrast, offers wide biographies of the 24 maximum rock n' rollers of all time, reading their impacts, thoughts, and effect in a severe and historic point of view. Entries inside of this targeted reference discover the problems, developments, and hobbies that outlined the cultural and social weather of the artists' track. Sidebars highlight the numerous iconic parts linked to rock, reminiscent of rock gala's, protest songs, and the British Invasion. offering a wealth of data at the icons, tradition, and mythology of America's so much liked song, this biographical encyclopedia will function a useful source for college students and track enthusiasts alike.

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Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History

Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the main complete guide on over four hundred assassinations, makes an attempt, and plots opposed to political figures. The narrative entries aspect history’s such a lot turbulent moments, together with the date, position, and whole description of every incident, in addition to biographical information regarding the sufferer and murderer and the situations surrounding every one ancient occasion. right here are:

• Jesse James: Outlaw killed by way of Bob Ford in 1882
• Ian Gow: Conservative member of the British Parliament killed through a automobile bomb in 1990
• Franz Ferdinand: Archduke and inheritor to the Austrian throne killed via Gavrilo Princip in 1914
• John F. Kennedy: American president killed by means of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963
• Rajiv Gandhi: major Minister of India killed via an unidentified bomber in 1991
• Ernesto “Che” Guevara: innovative killed via Bolivian forces in 1967
• Abraham Lincoln: American president killed by way of John Wilkes sales space in 1865
• And enormous quantities more!

This encyclopedia’s illustrations, bibliography, appendix grouping the assassinations by way of state, and additional readings flip it into a necessary reference for historical past academics, scholars, crime buffs, and those that are considering “the so much infamous acts in their kind.”

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Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the main complete guide on over four hundred assassinations, makes an attempt, and plots opposed to political figures. The narrative entries aspect history’s such a lot turbulent moments, together with the date, position, and whole description of every incident, in addition to biographical information regarding the sufferer and murderer and the situations surrounding every one ancient occasion. right here are:

• Jesse James: Outlaw killed by way of Bob Ford in 1882
• Ian Gow: Conservative member of the British Parliament killed through a automobile bomb in 1990
• Franz Ferdinand: Archduke and inheritor to the Austrian throne killed via Gavrilo Princip in 1914
• John F. Kennedy: American president killed by means of Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963
• Rajiv Gandhi: major Minister of India killed via an unidentified bomber in 1991
• Ernesto “Che” Guevara: innovative killed via Bolivian forces in 1967
• Abraham Lincoln: American president killed by way of John Wilkes sales space in 1865
• And enormous quantities more!

This encyclopedia’s illustrations, bibliography, appendix grouping the assassinations by way of state, and additional readings flip it into a necessary reference for historical past academics, scholars, crime buffs, and those that are considering “the so much infamous acts in their kind.”

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The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (MIT Press)

A enormous reference paintings at the scale of MITECS (The MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences), The MIT Encyclopedia of conversation problems becomes the normal reference during this box for either examine and scientific use. It deals virtually two hundred special entries, masking the full variety of communique and speech issues in youngsters and adults, from uncomplicated technological know-how to scientific diagnosis.MITECD is split into 4 sections that replicate the normal different types in the box (also often called speech-language pathology and audiology): Voice, Speech, Language, and listening to. inside of each one type, entries are equipped into 3 subsections: simple technology, issues, and medical administration. uncomplicated technology contains correct info on basic anatomy and body structure, physics, psychology and psychophysics, and linguistics; this gives a systematic starting place for entries within the different subsections. The entries that seem less than problems supply info at the definition and characterization of particular issues, and instruments for his or her id and review. The medical administration subsection describes acceptable interventions, together with behavioral, pharmacological, surgical, and prosthetic.Because the method of verbal exchange issues could be very diversified for kids and adults, many themes contain separate entries reflecting this. even though a few problems which are first clinically determined in formative years might persist in a few shape all through maturity, many issues may have an onset in both early life or maturity, and the timing of onset could have many implications for either review and intervention.Topics lined in MITECD contain cochlear implants for kids and adults, pitch notion, tinnitus, alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation, neural mechanisms of vocalization, holistic voice remedy suggestions, computer-based ways to children?s speech and language issues, neurogenic mutism, nearby dialect, agrammatism, worldwide aphasia, and psychosocial difficulties linked to communicative disorders.

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A enormous reference paintings at the scale of MITECS (The MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences), The MIT Encyclopedia of conversation problems becomes the normal reference during this box for either examine and scientific use. It deals virtually two hundred special entries, masking the full variety of communique and speech issues in youngsters and adults, from uncomplicated technological know-how to scientific diagnosis.MITECD is split into 4 sections that replicate the normal different types in the box (also often called speech-language pathology and audiology): Voice, Speech, Language, and listening to. inside of each one type, entries are equipped into 3 subsections: simple technology, issues, and medical administration. uncomplicated technology contains correct info on basic anatomy and body structure, physics, psychology and psychophysics, and linguistics; this gives a systematic starting place for entries within the different subsections. The entries that seem less than problems supply info at the definition and characterization of particular issues, and instruments for his or her id and review. The medical administration subsection describes acceptable interventions, together with behavioral, pharmacological, surgical, and prosthetic.Because the method of verbal exchange issues could be very diversified for kids and adults, many themes contain separate entries reflecting this. even though a few problems which are first clinically determined in formative years might persist in a few shape all through maturity, many issues may have an onset in both early life or maturity, and the timing of onset could have many implications for either review and intervention.Topics lined in MITECD contain cochlear implants for kids and adults, pitch notion, tinnitus, alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation, neural mechanisms of vocalization, holistic voice remedy suggestions, computer-based ways to children?s speech and language issues, neurogenic mutism, nearby dialect, agrammatism, worldwide aphasia, and psychosocial difficulties linked to communicative disorders.

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World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia - 2 Volume set

This ebook indicates how, through the twentieth century, evils comparable to totalitarianism, tyranny, battle, and genocide grew to become indelibly associated with the fascist reason, and examines the iconic and renowned allure of an ideology that has counted princes, poets, and conflict heroes between its so much fervent adherents.

• 500 A–Z entries on fascist leaders and the activities, doctrines, and key occasions linked to fascism

• an in depth index that allows readers to find issues quick and easily

• information regarding fascism as a global move from a variety of sources

• Contributions from over a hundred students from greater than 20 nations

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This ebook indicates how, through the twentieth century, evils comparable to totalitarianism, tyranny, battle, and genocide grew to become indelibly associated with the fascist reason, and examines the iconic and renowned allure of an ideology that has counted princes, poets, and conflict heroes between its so much fervent adherents.

• 500 A–Z entries on fascist leaders and the activities, doctrines, and key occasions linked to fascism

• an in depth index that allows readers to find issues quick and easily

• information regarding fascism as a global move from a variety of sources

• Contributions from over a hundred students from greater than 20 nations

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Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences, Volumes 1-4 (2nd Edition)

By John W. Fuquay, Patrick F. Fox, Paul L. H. McSweeney

Dairy technology comprises the learn of milk and milk-derived nutrients items, reading the organic, chemical, actual, and microbiological elements of milk itself in addition to the technological (processing) points of the transormation of milk into its quite a few client items, together with drinks, fermented items, contentraed and dried items, butter and ice cream.

This new edition includes information on the potential effect of genetic amendment of dairy animals, defense matters of uncooked milk and uncooked milk items, peptides in milk, dairy-based asthma, packaging and shelf-life and different issues of value and curiosity to these in dairy study and industry.

*Fully reviewed, revised and up-to-date with the newest advancements in Dairy Science

*Full colour inserts in each one quantity illustrate key concepts

*Extended index for simply finding information

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By John W. Fuquay, Patrick F. Fox, Paul L. H. McSweeney

Dairy technology comprises the learn of milk and milk-derived nutrients items, reading the organic, chemical, actual, and microbiological elements of milk itself in addition to the technological (processing) points of the transormation of milk into its quite a few client items, together with drinks, fermented items, contentraed and dried items, butter and ice cream.

This new edition includes information on the potential effect of genetic amendment of dairy animals, defense matters of uncooked milk and uncooked milk items, peptides in milk, dairy-based asthma, packaging and shelf-life and different issues of value and curiosity to these in dairy study and industry.

*Fully reviewed, revised and up-to-date with the newest advancements in Dairy Science

*Full colour inserts in each one quantity illustrate key concepts

*Extended index for simply finding information

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Encyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma

By Norman C. McClelland

That includes over 1,200 topical entries prepared alphabetically, this encyclopedia presents assorted and particular insurance of the similar topics of reincarnation and karma. Its in-depth exam levels from historic ideals to these of the current, incorporating all appropriate international cultures. a chain of vast thematic entries conceal foundational points whereas over one thousand hugely concentrated entries take care of numerous societies and organisations which help the recommendations of reincarnation and karma; particular spiritual teams, sects, and institutions; key participants either ancient and sleek; and similar ideals, techniques, and practices.

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By Norman C. McClelland

That includes over 1,200 topical entries prepared alphabetically, this encyclopedia presents assorted and particular insurance of the similar topics of reincarnation and karma. Its in-depth exam levels from historic ideals to these of the current, incorporating all appropriate international cultures. a chain of vast thematic entries conceal foundational points whereas over one thousand hugely concentrated entries take care of numerous societies and organisations which help the recommendations of reincarnation and karma; particular spiritual teams, sects, and institutions; key participants either ancient and sleek; and similar ideals, techniques, and practices.

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Encyclopedia of Ecology, Volumes 1-5

By Brian Fath, S. E. Jorgensen

The groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Ecology presents an authoritative and entire assurance of the entire box of ecology, from common to utilized. It comprises over 500 designated entries, dependent to supply the person with entire insurance of the middle wisdom, accessed as intuitively as attainable, and seriously cross-referenced. Written by means of a world staff of top specialists, this innovative encyclopedia will function a one-stop-shop to concise, stand-alone articles for use as some degree of access for undergraduate scholars, or as a device for energetic researchers searching for the newest info within the field.

Entries conceal a number subject matters, including:
Behavioral Ecology
Ecological Processes
Ecological Modeling
Ecological Engineering
Ecological Indicators
Ecological Informatics
Ecosystems
Ecotoxicology
Evolutionary Ecology
General Ecology
Global Ecology
Human Ecology
System Ecology

* the 1st reference paintings to hide all facets of ecology, from uncomplicated to applied
* Over 500 concise, stand-alone articles are written through favourite leaders within the field
* Article textual content is supported by means of full-color pictures, drawings, tables, and different visible material
* totally listed and go referenced with special references for extra study
* Writing point is fitted to either the professional and non-expert
* to be had electronically on ScienceDirect almost immediately upon ebook

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By Brian Fath, S. E. Jorgensen

The groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Ecology presents an authoritative and entire assurance of the entire box of ecology, from common to utilized. It comprises over 500 designated entries, dependent to supply the person with entire insurance of the middle wisdom, accessed as intuitively as attainable, and seriously cross-referenced. Written by means of a world staff of top specialists, this innovative encyclopedia will function a one-stop-shop to concise, stand-alone articles for use as some degree of access for undergraduate scholars, or as a device for energetic researchers searching for the newest info within the field.

Entries conceal a number subject matters, including:
Behavioral Ecology
Ecological Processes
Ecological Modeling
Ecological Engineering
Ecological Indicators
Ecological Informatics
Ecosystems
Ecotoxicology
Evolutionary Ecology
General Ecology
Global Ecology
Human Ecology
System Ecology

* the 1st reference paintings to hide all facets of ecology, from uncomplicated to applied
* Over 500 concise, stand-alone articles are written through favourite leaders within the field
* Article textual content is supported by means of full-color pictures, drawings, tables, and different visible material
* totally listed and go referenced with special references for extra study
* Writing point is fitted to either the professional and non-expert
* to be had electronically on ScienceDirect almost immediately upon ebook

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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 facets of British tradition. It offers perception into the total spectrum of British modern lifestyles. issues coated comprise: structure, pubs, movie, web and present takes at the monarchy. Cross-referencing and a thematic contents record allow readers to spot comparable articles. The entries variety from brief biographical synopses to longer review essays on key matters.
This Encyclopedia is key interpreting for somebody attracted to British tradition. It additionally presents a cultural context for college kids of English, sleek heritage and Comparative eu reports.

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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 facets of British tradition. It offers perception into the total spectrum of British modern lifestyles. issues coated comprise: structure, pubs, movie, web and present takes at the monarchy. Cross-referencing and a thematic contents record allow readers to spot comparable articles. The entries variety from brief biographical synopses to longer review essays on key matters.
This Encyclopedia is key interpreting for somebody attracted to British tradition. It additionally presents a cultural context for college kids of English, sleek heritage and Comparative eu reports.

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The Philosophy of Science: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2

By Sahotra Sarkar, Jessica Pfeifer

The first in-depth reference within the box that mixes clinical wisdom with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of technology: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings jointly a global group of major students to supply over one hundred thirty entries at the crucial techniques within the philosophy of science.

The components coated include:
<UL> * biology
* chemistry
* epistemology and metaphysics
* physics
* psychology and mind
* the social sciences
* key figures within the mixed stories of technology and philosophy.
</UL>
The essays characterize the main updated philosophical considering on undying clinical subject matters akin to: determinism, clarification, legislation of nature, belief, individuality, time, and economics in addition to well timed themes like model, conservation biology, quantum common sense, cognizance, evolutionary psychology, and online game conception.

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By Sahotra Sarkar, Jessica Pfeifer

The first in-depth reference within the box that mixes clinical wisdom with philosophical inquiry, The Philosophy of technology: An Encyclopedia is a two-volume set that brings jointly a global group of major students to supply over one hundred thirty entries at the crucial techniques within the philosophy of science.

The components coated include:
<UL> * biology
* chemistry
* epistemology and metaphysics
* physics
* psychology and mind
* the social sciences
* key figures within the mixed stories of technology and philosophy.
</UL>
The essays characterize the main updated philosophical considering on undying clinical subject matters akin to: determinism, clarification, legislation of nature, belief, individuality, time, and economics in addition to well timed themes like model, conservation biology, quantum common sense, cognizance, evolutionary psychology, and online game conception.

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