Download Encyclopedia of Warfare: From the Earliest Times to the by Adrian Gilbert PDF

By Adrian Gilbert

The Encyclopedia of war is a chronological account of the improvement of conflict because the beginnings of recorded background. The e-book is geared up in 10 chapters, every one of which appears at a specific period in war from the traditional international to the current. every one bankruptcy contains colour maps of key campaigns, in addition to observation on battles, personalities, troops, and kit. Sidebars in the course of the major narrative concentrate on noteworthy elements of the heritage of clash. via its chronological association and plentiful use of maps, the Encyclopedia additionally basically conveys the hyperlink among struggle and international geographical background. a radical but concise exploration of strive against all through human heritage, this attention-grabbing and informative reference paintings is a phenomenal addition to any library assortment.

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Download Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion by Thomas P., Ed. Gullotta PDF

By Thomas P., Ed. Gullotta

Public future health is among the quickest growing to be collage courses within the usa this day. while, the demanding situations that face the practitioner keep growing and turn into extra complicated. This Encyclopedia of basic Prevention and wellbeing and fitness Promotion covers over a hundred themes inside Public wellbeing and fitness, with many matters starting from Early youth, formative years, formative years, maturity and Older maturity of their scope.

An overseas crew of individuals synthesize the updated info concentrating on bettering the actual and psychological wellbeing and fitness of the neighborhood as a complete. every one access is damaged down into advent, Definition of phrases, Scope, Theories, Empirical experiences, and techniques. each one access additionally appears forward to the arriving many years of Public wellbeing and fitness - what are the following steps to fundamental prevention and health and wellbeing promotion.

This must-have reference paintings is designed for practitioners, scholars, theorists, and researchers operating in psychology, sociology, social paintings, nursing and medication in the realm of Public healthiness.

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Download Encyclopedia of American Race Riots (2 volumes) PDF

Race riots are the main obvious and modern screens of the racial strife operating via America's background. as a rule city, in general outdoor 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 integrated and examined.

Race riots are the main obtrusive and modern monitors of the racial strife operating via America's historical past. in most cases city, in general open air the South, and as a rule 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 throughout the early a part of the twentieth-century. whereas such a lot riots have happened in the earlier century, the encyclopedia reaches again to colonial heritage, giving the encyclopedia an unheard of ancient intensity. notwithstanding white on black violence has been the most typical kind of racial violence, riots related to different racial and ethnic teams, equivalent to Asians and Hispanics, also are incorporated and tested. prepared A-Z, issues comprise: infamous riots just like the Tulsa Riots of 1921, the la Riots of 1965 and 1992; the African-American community's preparedness and responses to this odious kind of mass violence; federal responses to rioting; an exam of the underlying motives of rioting; the reactions of popular 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 subsequent: Belleville, Illinois, insurrection of 1903 Harlem, big apple, revolt of 1943 Howard seashore Incident, 1986 Jackson country college Incident, 1970 la, California, rebellion of 1992 Memphis, Tennessee, insurrection of 1866 purple summer season Race Riots of 1919 Southwest Missouri Riots 1894-1906 Texas Southern college insurrection of 1967 Entries masking 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 eventually, Emmett, Lynching of Turner, Mary, Lynching of Wells-Barnett, Ida B. Many entries additionally hide laws that has addressed racial violence and inequality, in addition to teams and businesses that experience both fought or promoted racial violence, together with the following:
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) country of Islam Vigilante agencies White League different entries specialise in suitable ideas, tendencies, issues, and guides. in addition to virtually three hundred cross-referenced entries, such a lot of which finish with lists of extra readings, the encyclopedia additionally deals a timeline of racial violence within the usa, an intensive bibliography of print and digital assets, a variety of vital basic records, various illustrations, and a close topic index.

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Download Middle Ages, Primary Sources by Judy Galens PDF

By Judy Galens

Middle a while: fundamental Sources comprises excerpts from speeches, magazine entries, poems, letters and plenty of different files with regards to the period that surround either key records and people assets which are both as very important, yet much less recognized. all the 19 entries includes an creation that offers context, highlights imperative principles and offers short biographical info on similar contributors. resources for extra info also are famous in addition to complete rfile citations. Middle a while: fundamental Sources positive aspects excerpts and full-text writings of the period from worldwide and includes:

  • "Beowulf"
  • "Song of Roland"
  • Domesday e-book of Norman England
  • Writings on alchemy, drugs and different sciences
  • "Secret background"
  • "Chronographia"
  • "Koran"
  • "Thousand and One Nights"
  • "The Description of the realm"
  • Letter from Pope Gregory VII to King Henry IV
  • Letter from a Crusader to his spouse
  • Magna Carta
  • and lots of others

Also incorporated are a hundred photos and illustrations, sidebars, timeline, thesaurus, and an issue index.

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Download Encyclopedia Of German Tanks Of WW2 by Чемберлен П., Дойл Х. (Peter Chaimberlain & Hilary L. PDF

By Чемберлен П., Дойл Х. (Peter Chaimberlain & Hilary L. Doyle.)

Прежде чем процитировать стандартную аннотацию выскажу кое-что от себя. Книга действительно очень хорошая. Практически все образцы немецкой бронетехники в ней представлены, даже те которые остались только в проектах. Правда есть два недостатка. Первый это то, что книга на английском языке. (правда, насколько я знаю уже издан перевод) Второе ? возможно данный скан не полный, по крайней мере в русскоязычном варианте страниц больше.
А в остальном: ?Это классический энциклопедический справочник по танкам и другой бронетанковой технике Третьего рейха. Он является результатом многолетнего тщательного исследования, первоначально опубликованного в 1978 году и хорошо принятого читателями, в дальнейшем справочник уточнялся и дополнялся, чтобы обеспечить наиболее достоверную информацию.
Книга содержит полную техническую информацию и историю применения немецкой бронетанковой техники во Второй мировой войне в виде стандартных таблиц данных, удобно размещенных в разделах по каждому описываемому образцу. Справочник включает свыше a thousand фотографий. Энциклопедия интересна как исходный рабочий материал.?

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Download Encyclopedia of Race and Racism - a-f PDF

The creation to the Encyclopdia of Race & Racism states that race and racism are diverse phrases with varied histories. The set explores the ancient beginning of those suggestions and their social and clinical impression all through background. There are nearly four hundred entries from 350 individuals, prepared round 28 subject matters similar to “Colonialism,” “Genetic and organic Concepts,” “Genocide,” and “Popular Culture.” even if the U.S. gets the main cognizance, the encyclopedia presents a global viewpoint on race and racism, with articles on cultural teams, reminiscent of Burakumin, Dalits, and Roma; participants, comparable to Stephen Biko and Nelson Mandela; and ideas, corresponding to Black feminism in Brazil, English skinheads, and Indigenismo in Mexico. a chain of articles covers the colonization of Africa by means of a variety of ecu countries and is followed through maps exhibiting the areas they claimed. The 3rd quantity includes an annotated filmography directory either characteristic movies and documentaries; a range of numerous fundamental resources, together with “Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” the “Lusaka Manifesto” on southern Africa, and the “Report on Crimes opposed to Humanity in Guatemala”; and an simply obtainable index to the volumes. See additionally references hyperlink a few comparable entries, and bibliographies following each one access provides additional studying. a couple of maps, drawings, and images upload to the textual content. The caption for a photograph within the article on Color-blind racism means that the la city League supported California Proposition 209 to prohibit race or gender personal tastes in public hiring, yet actually the l. a. city League used to be opposed to the proposition. furthermore, a map of Italian colonies in Africa in 1914 fails to teach Italian Somalia. The set is especially accomplished in its insurance of either race and racism and merits credits for transparent and concise motives of numerous usually complicated concerns, for instance, multiculturalism, tokenism, immigration, and IQ trying out. The Encyclopedia of Racism within the usa (Greenwood, 2005) is the same paintings, notwithstanding centred completely at the united states, and a few libraries might choose to not replace their collections with this new set. it really is, even if, hugely advised for many libraries in accordance with its large examine race and racism and well-researched articles displaying how and why humans got here to think racist theories and refuting these ideals. This name is usually to be had as an booklet. -Steve Stratton

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Download Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design, Volume 69 by John J. McKetta PDF

By John J. McKetta

This 69th quantity provides details on circulating fluidized mattress reactors and appears at matters starting from uncomplicated suggestions and hydrodynamics to constitution, houses and purposes of polyolefines produced through single-site catalyst expertise.

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Download Encyclopedia of Microbiology (3rd Edition) by Moselio Schaechter PDF

By Moselio Schaechter

On hand as an completely e product with a constrained print run, Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3rd variation is a finished survey of microbiology, edited through international type researchers. each one article is written through a professional in that express area and features a thesaurus, record of abbreviations, defining assertion, advent, additional analyzing and cross-references to different similar encyclopedia articles. Written at a degree appropriate for college undergraduates, the breadth and intensity of assurance will allure past undergraduates to pros and lecturers in comparable fields.

* offers entire assurance of microbiology
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