Download E-books The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 395 Plant Oils PDF

By David Schiller

Carol and David Schiller, famous specialists within the box of aromatheraphy and plant oils, have created a accomplished reference publication. incorporates a basic advent to right security, practise, and utilization of the oils, and what to monitor out for in advertisement items. Separate chapters supply descriptions of the fundamental oils, provider oils, and infused oils, deetailing their derivation and background, documented houses, and armatherapeutic equipment of use. With classification listings of oil homes and cross-reference lists from botanical to universal names.

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Download E-books Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, Volumes 1-4 PDF

By Anne Marie Hacht

The Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of global Literature allows scholars to examine an author's paintings within the context of the author's existence and instances. this set covers international authors from many sessions and genres, development a huge realizing of a few of the contexts during which literature will be seen, from the biographical to the literary and old. Works should be considered throughout the lens of the history, traditions and reports of the author's own lifestyles and the ideals, occasions and life in their surrounding international. The approximately 500 entries additionally establish the numerous literary units and worldwide subject matters which outline a writer's variety and position the writer within the greater literary culture as chronicled and evaluated through critics through the years. as well as 500 photographs the set includes severe pondering and task activates, extra enhnacing the student's personal own reaction to international literature.

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Download E-books Balloons and Airships: Pocket Encyclopaedia of World Aircraft (Colour) PDF

By Kenneth Munson

It's approximately 200 years considering the fact that guy first left the floor and travelled throughout the air in a car of his personal layout. His aerial carriage used to be just a frail, paper-covered craft with a burning brazier at its base to supply the recent air that raised it from the floor; yet from such humble beginnings stemmed the muse that has on account that carried him out to worlds past his own.
After sizzling air got here hydrogen because the lifting medium, and after the loose balloon got here the airship, which may be powered and suggested in flight. In eighty well-chosen examples this quantity illustrates centuries of development in lighter-than-air flight, from the Montgolfier brothers' unique 'cloud in a paper bag' of 1783 to its present-day counterpart flown by means of sportsmen in lots of elements of the world.
In among lie the recognized, the notorious and the just about unknown: nice pioneer names like Lebaudy, Charles and Parseval; the enormous Zeppelin airships that operated the world's first airline companies in 1910-14 ahead of their army brethren, these 'monsters of the crimson twilight', rained terror on London within the First international battle; the good Italian polar airships of the 1920's; the balloon bombs introduced through Japan opposed to the U.S. in global struggle 2; headline-makers just like the Hindenburg and R101; the unsung yet hugely winning blimps of the USA military; and lots of more.
The illustrations are via Otto Frello and the ebook is edited by means of Kenneth Munson, writer of the Pocket Encyclopaedia of airplane sequence. Balloons and Airships is a part of the Blandford color sequence.

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Download E-books The Disneyland Encyclopedia: The Unofficial, Unauthorized, and Unprecedented History of Every Land, Attraction, Restaurant, Shop, and Major Event in the Original Magic Kingdom PDF

By Chris Strodder

Spanning the total heritage of the park, from its founding greater than 50 years in the past to the current, this attention-grabbing publication explores 500 sights, eating places, shops, occasions, and demanding humans from Disneyland. all the major encyclopedia entries illuminates the historical past of a Disneyland landmark, revealing the preliminary making plans recommendations for the park’s iconic points of interest and detailing how they developed over the many years. Enriching this distinctive A-to-Z chronicle are profiles of the personalities who imagined and engineered the dominion referred to as “The Happiest position on Earth.” observe unbuilt recommendations, together with Liberty road, Rock sweet Mountain, and Chinatown, and pleasure in interesting trivialities approximately long-lost Disneyland positive aspects, from the true rifles within the capturing gallery that was once positioned on major highway to the jet-packed Rocket guy who flew above Tomorrowland. Overflowing with meticulously researched info and written in a lively, available variety, The Disneyland Encyclopedia is a entire and pleasing exploration of the most-influential, most-renovated, and most-loved subject park within the world!

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions, Volumes 1-2 PDF

By Yudit Kornberg Greenberg

Encyclopedia of affection in global Religions is the 1st reference paintings to provide a finished portrait of affection within the context of the vintage and modern literature of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, in addition to different cultures and philosophies. Like no quantity released up to now, it unearths the complete richness of spiritual teachings on love in all its many types, exploring an intensive diversity of subject matters that provide philosophical, mental, and spiritual views to lead the search for the that means of love.

Encyclopedia of affection in international Religions gains nearly three hundred topic entries, in addition to insightful biographic sketches of preeminent thinkers, all written by way of a multidisciplinary workforce of a few of the key students at the topic. Entries research either normal and culture-specific interpretations of affection: not only the dichotomy of religious and actual love, however the complete emotional spectrum of affection in relationships and practices. jointly, they surround love's integral—and occasionally conflicting—role in shaping ideals and behaviour in a drastically assorted world.

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Download E-books Berkshire Encyclopedia Of World History: Five Volume Set PDF

By William H. McNeill

The "Berkshire Encyclopedia of worldwide heritage" is the 1st real encyclopedic reference on international historical past. it truly is designed to satisfy the desires of scholars, academics, and students who search to discover and comprehend the landscape of our shared human background. The encyclopedia takes a dynamic global historical past point of view, exhibiting connections, interactions, and chage through the years and position. significant articles by means of major students from around the globe learn crucial topics and styles equivalent to artwork, affliction, executive, faith, technology, and warfare and Peace, with 1000s of articles on techniques, routine, areas, occasions, and other people. scholars and lecturers on the highschool and faculty degrees flip to this definitive paintings for a hooked up view of worldwide history--the tale of people and their position within the universe.

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Download E-books The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living PDF

By Abigail R. Gehring

Full of step by step directions, beneficial guidance, usual knowledge, and either illustrations and images, this is able to simply be the main entire consultant to again to fundamentals dwelling ever released. enthusiasts of again to fundamentals, Homesteading, and Self-Sufficiency were soliciting for a one-stop source for all of the topics lined in that winning sequence. In reaction, Gehring has compiled a tremendous, superbly provided, unmarried quantity that covers canning and conserving, holding chickens, fermenting, soap-making, tips on how to generate your individual power, easy methods to construct a log cabin, common medication, cheese-making, maple sugaring, farm mechanics, and lots more and plenty, a lot more.

Whether you personal 100 acres or hire a studio residence within the urban, this ebook has lots of principles to encourage you. how you can construct a log cabin or easy methods to craft hand-crafted paper; easy methods to set up a sunlight panel in your roof or brew your individual tea from dried herbs; healing a ham, bake a loaf of bread, or brew your personal beer. This e-book has anything for everybody.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Gothic Literature: The Essential Guide to the Lives and Works of Gothic Writers (Literary Movements) PDF

From the origins of the flow within the 18th century to modern writers corresponding to Stephen King, this A-to-Z advisor to Gothic literature covers an enormous array of works and writers from Britain and the United States, in addition to a number of genres - novels, brief tales, poetry, performs, or even a couple of influential movies and artworks.

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Download E-books The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia PDF

Mozart's enduring attractiveness, between song enthusiasts as a composer and between tune historians as a topic for persevered learn, lies on the center of The Cambridge Mozart Encyclopedia. This reference ebook services either as a kick off point for info on particular works, humans, locations and ideas in addition to a summation of present considering Mozart. The prolonged articles on genres mirror the newest in scholarship and new methods of considering the works whereas the articles on humans and locations supply historic framework, in addition to interpretation.

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Download E-books Celtic Culture : A Historical Encyclopedia (Five Volume Set) PDF

The such a lot accomplished reference source on Celtic tradition; an encyclopedia written by means of and for students, but obtainable to all.

• 1,500 A–Z entries conceal each element of Celtic existence, from prehistory to the current, with bibliographic references for additional reading

• unique articles through the world's most interesting Celtic scholars

• A complete bibliography of 7,000+ goods together with either unique assets and an important and up to date glossy discussions

• 2 hundred drawings and illustrations

• A quick-reference and word list containing 10,000 entries

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