The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health

This replace to the critically-acclaimed first version presents in 2 volumes comprehensible but exact details on psychological issues and prerequisites. that includes an easy-to-use layout and written in non-technical language, the Encyclopedia comprises entries for all a hundred and fifty problems categorized within the Diagnostic and Statistical handbook of psychological problems, textual content revision (DSM-IV-TR). It additionally positive aspects entries for prescription, replacement and over the counter medications, in addition to a few of the cures used to regard psychological problems.

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Celtic Culture : A Historical Encyclopedia (Five Volume Set)

The such a lot finished reference source on Celtic tradition; an encyclopedia written via and for students, but available to all.

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

• unique articles by way of the world's most interesting Celtic scholars

• A finished bibliography of 7,000+ goods together with either unique assets and crucial and up to date smooth discussions

• 2 hundred drawings and illustrations

• A quick-reference and thesaurus containing 10,000 entries

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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution

Based at the acclaimed print sequence, Grzimek's Animal existence Encyclopedia, 2d Ed., this new complete colour quantity covers evolution intimately. Written for college kids and basic researchers, Grzimek's: Evolution explores its subject from a systematic point of view. all the 36 entries used to be written via a nationally popular professional and peer-reviewed by way of an article of educational specialists focusing on evolutionary thought.

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis

With greater than 800 Clematis species and cultivated types from which to settle on, gardeners and growers were inundated with innovations. much more troublesome for a few has been the absence of a unmarried accomplished reference with which to spot the varied cultivars. This new quantity, written through distinct clematis specialists and sponsored by way of the authority of the British Clematis Society, is the 1st photo encyclopedia at the genus to surround the garden-worthy species and hybrids. This long-awaited publication is separated into sections: the 1st is dedicated to the care and cultivation of clematis, whereas the second one offers an A--Z listing of greater than 550 crops, from the acclaimed large-flowered types to the less-familiar shrubby, subshrubby, and herbaceous types which are starting to be on hand. utilizing daily language, the authors offer plant descriptions that come with details on synonyms, foundation, plant behavior and peak, plants, pruning team, flowering interval, cultural necessities, steered makes use of within the backyard, and hardiness zones. The textual content is followed by means of greater than 650 marvelous colour photographs, making this encyclopedia an critical reference and advisor.

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Propaganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present

By Nicholas J. Cull, David Culbert, David Welch

This interesting survey offers a entire advent to propaganda, its altering nature, its practitioners, and its effect at the previous 5 centuries of global heritage. Written via major specialists, it covers the masters of the paintings from Joseph Goebbels to Mohandas Gandhi and examines significantly influential works of persuasion comparable to Uncle ToM&Apos;s Cabin, strategies comparable to movies and posters, and key thoughts like black propaganda and brainwashing.

Case reports demonstrate the function of mass persuasion throughout the Reformation, and wars all through heritage. nearby reports conceal propaganda superpowers, similar to Russia, China, and the U.S., in addition to little-known propaganda campaigns in Southeast Asia, eire, and Scandinavia. The ebook strains the evolution of propaganda from the period of published handbills to laptop fakery, and profiles such really good practitioners of the paintings as 3rd Reich movie director Leni Riefenstahl and 19th-century cartoonist Thomas Nast, whose works helped to carry the infamous Boss Tweed to justice.

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Antarctica: An Encyclopedia, 2d ed.

This moment variation of the 1990 Library magazine "Best Reference" e-book, 4 years within the compiling and writing, is an exhaustive A-Z direct-entry encyclopedia of Antarctica. It doubles the 1st edition's entries to 30,000, masking geographical positive aspects, historic occasions, explorers, expeditions, airplanes, ships, scientists, medical stations, journey operators, medical phrases, birds, animals, bugs, plant life, goods of normal curiosity and masses extra. "Antarctica" is outlined as all land and water south of 60°S. info for geographical positive factors is drawn essentially from nationwide gazetteers, either present and outdated, and isn't constrained to ­English-­language assets. wide cross-referencing simplifies the continent's frequently bewildering nomenclature--geographical positive aspects' names, for instance, might differ greatly from one nationwide gazetteer to the following, and are additional complex by way of having been named and renamed a number of instances, and in lots of languages, over the years. All linguistic adaptations of placenames are integrated and cross-referenced.

First variation Award: A Library magazine most sensible Reference

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Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, 5 Volume Set

Wiley Encyclopedia of laptop technological know-how and Engineering, 5-volume set, comprises over 450 A to Z articles addressing the newest advances and findings in desktop technology and engineering, as well as vital themes of curiosity to computing device scientists and engineers, together with criteria, digital trade, monetary engineering, and machine schooling. every one article is written through a professional in his or her specific distinctiveness and is peer-reviewed by way of different specialists to make sure that it truly is transparent and distinctive. References and web site of comparable curiosity accompany each article.

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Encyclopedia Of Renaissance Literature (Encyclopedia of World Literature)**OUT OF PRINT**

By James Wyatt Cook

Offering a wealth of data, this A-to-Z encyclopedia is a finished one-volume connection with the literary works, writers, and ideas of the Renaissance. Spanning the years from nearly 1500 to 1660 CE, this consultant examines the historical past and improvement of literature because it flourished all over the world in this interval. overlaying not just eu literature but in addition the folks and works of China, India, Japan, the Islamic global, and the Jewish diaspora, in addition to written and oral literature of the hot global, Africa, and Oceania, Encyclopedia of Renaissance Literature is perfect for someone attracted to the literature of the Renaissance. Cultures and languages lined contain English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, chinese language, Indian, Islamic, conquest and New international literature, and extra. Literary and ancient phrases also are integrated.

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