Download E-books Encyclopedia of War Crimes & Genocide 2 Volume Set PDF

By Leslie Alan Horvitz

Encyclopedia of struggle Crimes and Genocide, Revised version examines the modern background of crimes opposed to humanity, in the course of either wartime and peacetime. With greater than 500 entries, this two-volume A-to-Z encyclopedia covers a variety of correct subject matters, together with human rights, battle criminals, struggle crimes, examples of genocide, overseas agencies and overseas legislation touching on battle crimes, and lots more and plenty extra. This revised version additionally contains up to date details on fresh human rights and conflict crime trials. It encompasses a fundamental assets part with files which are important to knowing this topic.

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Download E-books 100 Must-read Life-Changing Books PDF

By Nick Rennison

100 Must-read Life-Changing Books through Nick Rennison

Novels which remodel our principles approximately human probabilities, biographies which have fun the achievements of striking contributors, polemical works of non-fiction which oblige us to change our perspectives of the area or of human society: we all can take into accout analyzing at the very least one e-book which made us take into consideration the realm anew. the following, the writer of the preferred Bloomsbury stable studying Guide, selects some of the best books which can or would possibly not have replaced the area, yet that have definitely replaced the lives of hundreds of thousands of people that have learn them.

Some examples of titles included:
Maya Angelou, I recognize Why the Caged chicken Sings - a poignant recording of the author's overcome the stumbling blocks of being black and terrible in a racist society.
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist. Santiago's assembly with the alchemist opens his eyes to the real values of lifestyles, love and suffering
The Diary of Anne Frank part a century later the tale of coming to adulthood within the so much bad of conditions continues to be profoundly moving.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet Gibran's poetic essays demonstrate his innovations on every thing in lifestyles from love and marriage to the enigmas of delivery and death.
Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the artwork of motorbike upkeep Pirsig's narrator creates a philosophical masterpiece that has the ability to alter lives.

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Download E-books Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions PDF

This one-stop reference is an ideal source for an individual drawn to the North and South Poles, no matter if their curiosity pertains to background, natural world, or the geography of those areas within the information today.

• 2 volumes

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

• Discusses present matters on the topic of weather swap and its effect at the polar regions

• Furnishes scholars with an knowing of territorial claims and political concerns surrounding the North and South Poles

• contains cross-references to let readers to attract connections among topics

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

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Download E-books The Science Fiction Handbook PDF

By M. Keith Booker

The technological know-how Fiction Handbook bargains a finished and available survey of 1 of the literary world's such a lot attention-grabbing genres.

  • Includes separate ancient surveys of key subgenres together with time-travel narratives, post-apocalyptic and post-disaster narratives and works of utopian and dystopian technological know-how fiction
  • Each subgenre survey comprises an in depth record of suitable serious readings, steered novels within the subgenre, and advised movies correct to the subgenre
  • Features entries on a couple of key technological know-how fiction authors and vast dialogue of significant technology fiction novels or sequences
  • Writers and works contain Isaac Asimov; Margaret Atwood; George Orwell; Ursula ok. Le Guin; The warfare of the Worlds (1898); Starship Troopers (1959); Mars Trilogy (1993-6); and lots of more
  • A 'Science Fiction word list' completes this imperative Handbook

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Analytical Science, Volumes 1-10 (2nd Edition) PDF

By Alan Townshend, Colin F. Poole, Paul J. Worsfold

As with the 1st version of the Encyclopedia of Analytical technology, this moment version is designed to supply a close and finished booklet masking all aspects of the technological know-how and perform of study. the hot paintings has been commonly revised when it comes to the titles and content material of the 1st version, and contains complete assurance of strategies used for the selection of particular components, compounds and teams of compounds, in actual or organic matrices. It addresses functions of chemical research in all components, starting from such themes as medication to environmental technological know-how, and geology to nutrition technological know-how. vital characterisation thoughts, resembling microscopy and floor research also are integrated.

The whole paintings comprises round 610 articles, each one inclusive of approximately 4000 phrases, figures and precis tables. those articles are mixed to shape better entries offering finished insurance of significant issues and supporting the reader in finding fabric of curiosity. The entries are prepared in an A to Z layout offering a last e-book of approximately and a part million phrases in ten volumes. The articles are based to permit quick access to info on particular analytes, instrumental innovations and pattern matrices. there's vast cross-referencing in the course of the Encyclopedia and an in depth index.

Also to be had on-line through ScienceDirect - that includes broad looking, looking out, and inner cross-referencing among articles within the paintings, plus dynamic linking to magazine articles and summary databases, making navigation versatile and straightforward. for additional info, pricing techniques and availability stopover at

- complete in coverage
- Meticulously organised
- in actual fact written

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales from Around the World PDF

The Encyclopedia of Haunted locations is the 1st listing to be written by means of dozens of the world's major paranormal investigators. study notes, place historical past, first-hand money owed, and plenty of anomalous photos that includes ghostly manifestations contain the loads of haunted listings during this listing. For years, paranormal investigative teams were learning their neighborhood ghosts with medical gear in addition to with extra esoteric equipment, corresponding to psychics and séances. This listing is a repository of a few in their such a lot profound instances. From around the usa, Canada, and plenty of spots worldwide, ghost investigators inform in their occasionally harrowing reviews, percentage their study, and provides readers an summary of either famous and vague haunted locales. From deepest apartments to motels and eating places, battlefields to museums and libraries, graveyards to church buildings, The Encyclopedia of Haunted locations will provide supernatural travelers a advisor to sights in the course of the eyes of the ghost hunters. This reference additionally deals names, addresses, mobile numbers, and net addresses to every situation coated. Feeling courageous? you'll simply are looking to cease and stopover at a few ghosts in your subsequent journey.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal Music PDF

By William Phillips

It has been reviled, brushed off, attacked, and infrequently been the topic of Congressional hearings, yet nonetheless, the style of track referred to as heavy steel keeps not just its industry proportion within the recording and downloading undefined, but in addition as a cultural strength that has united thousands of old and young lovers around the globe. characterised by way of blaring distorted guitars, drum solos, and dramatic vibrato, the heavy steel circulate headbanged its option to the preferred tradition panorama with bands like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath the Nineteen Seventies. Motley Crue and Metallica made steel a tune phenomenon within the Nineteen Eighties. Heavy steel maintains to adapt this day with bands like Mastodon and Lamb of God.

Providing an in depth review of the tune, type, movies, and philosophies at the back of the circulate, this inclusive encyclopedia chronicles the heritage and improvement of heavy steel, together with sub-movements reminiscent of demise steel, velocity steel, grindcore, and hair metal.

Essential and hugely pleasing analyzing for top tuition and undergraduate classes in well known tune reviews, communications, media reviews, and cultural reviews, the Encyclopedia of Heavy steel tune and Culture deals a advisor to the last word underground tune, exploring its wealthy cultural variety, resilience, and suppleness. Entries for musicians contain a discography for these eager to begin or enhance their tune collections.

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Download E-books The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present, Volumes 1-8 PDF

By Immanuel Ness

This definitive 8-volume reference is a entire print source protecting the background of protest and revolution over the last 500 years – during the glossy period of mass routine. for additional information see
* Definitive reference paintings at the position of renowned organization in reworking the realm within which we live
* First old encyclopedia to supply students and academics and scholars with the data they should comprehend the position and value and foundation of protest and revolution from 1500 to the present
* 8-volume significant reference in A-Z layout, with entries starting from 500 to 14,000 words
* presents transparent, concise reasons of occasions and bigger social events, and biographies of key people
* provides significant uprisings and protest activities, and the tips, ideologies and activists that propelled them, chronicles the way within which they spread out, strains their roots, pursuits, strategies, and effect, and evaluates their successes and failures
* across the world assorted editorial board and contributors
* comprises over one hundred fifty pictures, figures, and maps

An on-line electronic version can be to be had (ISBN 978-1-4051-9807-3).  as well as the positive aspects of the print model, the web model provides:* normal revisions and new entries – up to date as soon as a year
* hyperlinks to complete assortment via Blackwell Reference online
* hyperlinks to different assets to be had at the web
* robust looking out, searching, and cross-referencing functions, together with Open URL linking

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Download E-books The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine PDF

By Sherry Torkos

Natural suggestions for residing a fresh and fit life

Health awareness is a space of transformational and unparalleled progress within the North American public at the present time. progressively more everyone is looking substitute recommendations to standard clinical practices. for lots of, a traditional method of therapeutic every little thing from universal diseases to critical ailments is superior when put next to the invasive scientific tactics and prescribed drugs that abound.

Sherry Torkos, one in all Canada’s best pharmacists is extensively looked for her wisdom of complementary drugs. Her newest e-book, The Canadian Encyclopedia of common Cures, is the definitive resource for substitute wellbeing and fitness deal with Canadians; it truly is completely finished and easy-tofollow, supplying traditional therapies for daily difficulties reminiscent of insect bites and muscle aches, in addition to for severe continual issues reminiscent of osteoporosis, Parkinson’s ailment, and diabetes. Torkos emphasizes the function of way of life, foodstuff, workout and vitamins in optimizing health and wellbeing and combating illness. This ebook incorporates a exact A to Z reference of illnesses and ailment, with the newest details at the average treatments which have been confirmed to help of their therapy. distinct info also will propose readers of strength drug interactions that could happen while supplementations are taken along prescribed medications.

Canadians trying to create a extra holistic and customized future health software for themselves and for his or her households will flip to this reference time and time again.

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Download E-books The Poe Encyclopedia PDF

?? [[ top referred to as the writer of inventive brief fiction, corresponding to the autumn of the home of Usher and The Cask of Amontillado, and because the writer of hauntingly sonorous poems resembling The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe was once a number one practitioner of the yank Gothic and helped popularize the quick tale as a style. This reference paintings assembles in dictionary layout a whole and present physique of knowledge on Poe's lifestyles and paintings. greater than 1900 entries conceal all levels of Poe's paintings and literary feedback, his relatives relationships, his a number of travels and flats, and the abundance of serious responses to his works. every one access presents bibliographical details, and the amount concludes with an intensive directory of works for extra attention. ]] ??

Best identified for his mysterious and resourceful brief fiction, equivalent to the autumn of the home of Usher and The Cask of Amontillado, in addition to hauntingly sonorous poems similar to The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe has secured an enduring position within the American literary canon. He was once one of many first American authors to accept critical recognition in Europe, and his works popularized the Gothic, the quick tale, and detective fiction in the United States. Poe's works are often studied in colleges and faculties, yet he additionally keeps his allure as one among America's such a lot not easy renowned authors. His works mirror his gigantic and occasionally arcane erudition, his probing insights into the workings of the brain, his theories of literature and aesthetics, and his curiosity in technological know-how and the supernatural.

Through greater than 1900 alphabetically prepared entries, this reference ebook presents whole and present assurance of Poe's existence and paintings. a few entries deal with Poe's identified examining and his responses to literary contemporaries and overseas literary figures. Others touch upon the influence of varied writers and literary traditions on Poe's mind's eye. nonetheless others tackle Poe's perspectives on matters starting from Shakespeare to mesmerism to phrenology. each one access is supplemented by means of a bibliographical be aware which provides the root for the access and indicates assets for extra research. every one access for Poe's fiction and poetry incorporates a serious synopsis, and an in depth bibliography on the finish of the quantity lists crucial serious and biographical stories of Poe.

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