Category: Encyclopedias

Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct by Van Wallach, Visit Amazon's Kenneth L. Williams Page, search

By Van Wallach, Visit Amazon's Kenneth L. Williams Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Kenneth L. Williams, , Jeff Boundy

Snakes of the realm: a listing of dwelling and Extinct Species-the first catalogue of its kind-covers all residing and fossil snakes defined among 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 dwelling and 274 extinct species allotted to 539 dwelling and 112 extinct genera.
Also integrated are fifty four genera and 302 species which are doubtful or invalid, leading to reputation of 705 genera and 4,085 species.

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McGraw-Hill 2005 Yearbook of Science & Technology by McGraw-Hill

By McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill's world-renowned annual ebook keeps its culture of creating info at the newest advances in technological know-how and know-how available to non-specialists via concise, well-illustrated articles. * nearly a hundred and fifty articles from two hundred leaders of their respective fields conceal technical disciplines from Agriculture to Zoology * 225 photos and two-color illustrations improve the textual content * good points a number of cross-references to the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of technology & know-how, ninth version, and references of key literature after each one article * an intensive topic index makes discovering details a snap * updated assurance of vanguard subject matters equivalent to bioterrorism, earth simulator, electrical strength structures, severe programming, HIV vaccines, human effect on vertebrate extinction, polymers for micro-electronics, sun storms, and Voice-over IP.

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Writing and Digital Media, Volume 17 (Studies in Writing) by Luuk Van Waes, Marielle Leijten, Christophe Neuwirth

By Luuk Van Waes, Marielle Leijten, Christophe Neuwirth

Electronic media has develop into an more and more strong strength in smooth society. This quantity brings jointly remarkable ecu, American and Australian examine in "writing and electronic media" and explores its cognitive, social and cultural implications. The publication is split into 5 sections, masking significant parts of study: writing modes and writing environments (e.g. speech technology), writing and verbal exchange (e.g. hypervideos), electronic instruments for writing study (e.g. internet research instruments, keystroke logging and eye-tracking), writing in on-line academic environments (e.g. collaborative writing in L2), and social and philosophical points of writing and electronic media (e.g. CMC, digital literacy and the worldwide electronic divide).In addition to featuring courses of unique study by means of across the world recognized students from a number of disciplines, each one bankruptcy offers a finished evaluation of the present cutting-edge within the box and indicates instructions for destiny study.

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Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of America’s by Steven J. Tepper, Bill Ivey

By Steven J. Tepper, Bill Ivey

Engaging Art explores what it capacity to take part within the arts in modern society – from museum attendance to song downloading.  Drawing at the views of specialists from diversified fields (including Princeton students Robert Wuthnow and Paul DiMaggio; Barry Schwartz, writer of The Paradox of Choice; and MIT students Henry Jenkins and Mark Schuster), this quantity analyzes key tendencies related to know-how, viewers demographics, faith, and the increase of "do-it-yourself" participatory culture.  Commissioned via The Wallace beginning and independently performed through the cut down middle at Vanderbilt college, Engaging Art bargains a brand new framework for figuring out the momentous adjustments impacting America’s cultural lifestyles during the last fifty years.

This quantity bargains suggestive glimpses into the nature and end result of a brand new engagement with outdated participation within the arts. The authors during this quantity trace at a vivid destiny for paintings and citizen artwork making. They argue that if we middle a brand new dedication to arts participation in daily paintings making, creativity, and caliber of existence, we won't merely restoration the lifelong excitement of home made artwork, yet will most likely seed a brand new iteration of fans who will help America’s signature nonprofit cultural associations good into the longer term.

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Performing Heritage: Art of Exhibit Walks by Navina Jafa

By Navina Jafa

Founded in educational thought within the zone of showing tradition, Performing Heritage seeks to discover the artwork and politics of cultural illustration. targeting the assumption of the residing show, writer Navina Jafa employs her decades-long occupation within the box of educational cultural tourism and the appearing arts to improve a uniquely severe body and technique for attractive with cultures in a dynamic and performative demeanour. The booklet argues that history walks are inevitably artistic and academically invested, and will be an efficient medium for rethinking the disciplines of heritage, sociology and conservation and the demanding situations they face in modern post-colonial India.

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Web 2.0-Based E-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for by Mark J. W. Lee

By Mark J. W. Lee

Net 2.0-Based E-Learning: utilizing Social Informatics for Tertiary educating offers an invaluable and beneficial connection with the most recent advances within the region of academic know-how and e-learning. This leading edge publication bargains a great source for any practitioner, researcher, or academician with an curiosity within the use of the net for offering significant studying reviews.

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Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security by K. Lee Lerner

By K. Lee Lerner

In composing The Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and safety (EEIS), our aim was once to form a latest encyclopedia supplying rapid worth to our meant readers via emphasizing issues of espionage, intelligence, and safety most often within the information. EEIS isn't meant as a classical "spy book," choked with stories of bold operations. as a substitute, inside a framework of old overviews, EEIS emphasizes the clinical foundations, purposes of expertise, and organizational constitution of contemporary espionage, intelligence, and safeguard. highschool and early undergraduate scholars can use this booklet to extend upon their constructing knowledge of the basics of technology, arithmetic, and govt as they start the intense examine of up to date matters.

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Gender, Sex & Sexuality by Margaret Sonser Breen

By Margaret Sonser Breen

Lots of serious literature centres on explorations of gender, intercourse, and sexuality. What does it suggest to be a formal human being; what if one can't be accurately referred to as both? should still one wield one's sexual strength politically? what's the relation among legislations, divine or secular, and sexuality? What does it suggest to fail at doing gender? those are only many of the questions that this quantity, edited by means of Margaret Breen, Professor of English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality reviews at college of Connecticut, examines. Essays will think about a number texts, together with Murasaki Shikibu's story of Genji , John Milton's Paradise misplaced , Tennessee Williams' Cat on a sizzling Tin Roof , and Alison Bechdel's Are You My mom? , in gentle of problems with gender, intercourse, and sexuality, and their interaction.

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