Encyclopedia of World Writers, Beginnings to the 20th Century, 3-Volume Set (Facts on File Library of World Literature)

A three-volume set that provides the vast spectrum of global literature's nice participants. It contains entries on significant writers through the international overlaying the literary traditions of early Greece and Rome, Europe, Asia, Africa, the center East, and the Americas. It lists nameless works - similar to epics, odes, fables, and sacred texts.

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One Million Things: Space

By Carole Stott

There are thousands of stars within the sky and hundreds of thousands of items to profit in regards to the universe, and One Million issues: Space serves up imagery and knowledge approximately all issues cosmic: from planets, moons, and comets, to black holes, nebulae, far-off sun platforms, and extra.

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Magick Without Tears

By Aleister Crowley

Magick with no Tears is a private encyclopedia of magickal guideline, annotated by way of adventure and defined in unguarded language. Crowley covers: find out how to use the Qabalah as a device instead of only as a procedure of reference; the symbols of magick; etymology and its philosophy; the 3 significant faculties of magick--white, black and yellow--their lifestyle and use of strength; tricks for meditation and astral projection; the I Ching; The e-book of the legislation; the Tarot; Astrology; the significance of talismans, lamens and pentacles; the best way to distinguish prophecy from accident; etc.; and so on.

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Ring of Fire: An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes

The writer examines traditional failures round the Pacific Rim all through heritage including clinical info context to supply enlightening―and hugely readable―entries.

• gains nearly a hundred alphabetically prepared entries with insights into particular mess ups, expertise, key geographic beneficial properties of the world, major humans, cultural ideals, and more

• contains a basic advent and review of the geography and tectonic job within the Pacific Rim countries

• bargains either ancient and medical details

• Explains complicated average phenomena and clinical ideas utilizing nontechnical language and transparent illustrations

• presents suitable cross-references to comparable issues in addition to to articles, books, and internet sites that provide extra information

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Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics (Springer Reference) (3 Volumes)

Covering all features of delivery phenomena at the nano- and micro-scale, this encyclopedia beneficial properties over 750 entries in 3 alphabetically-arranged volumes together with the main updated examine, insights, and utilized ideas throughout all parts. assurance contains electric double-layers, optofluidics, DNC lab-on-a-chip, nanosensors, and more.

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Famous Assassinations in World History: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]

By Michael Newton

Representing a different reference instrument for readers drawn to historical past, criminology, or terrorism, this booklet presents the main entire and up to date insurance of assassinations of key figures all through heritage and round the world.

• offers well timed content material approximately prior assassinations that might permit scholars to higher comprehend ancient and modern social unrest

• Introduces new info and theories on old instances of assassination that during a few circumstances find the money for novel interpretations of "what particularly happened"

• Establishes the hyperlinks among well-known or infamous social routine and political assassinations, underscoring how somebody or a small staff will be influenced to dedicate an act of violence through the weather in their society

• contains greater than 20 fundamental resource files that offer debts of assassinations in international historical past in addition to quite a few sidebars that increase the analyzing event with attention-grabbing discussions of people, teams, hobbies, or occasions on the topic of vital assassinations

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The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 395 Plant Oils

By David Schiller

Carol and David Schiller, well-known specialists within the box of aromatheraphy and plant oils, have created a complete reference booklet. encompasses a basic advent to right defense, practise, and utilization of the oils, and what to observe out for in advertisement items. Separate chapters offer descriptions of the fundamental oils, provider oils, and infused oils, deetailing their derivation and heritage, 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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Cryptozoology A To Z: The Encyclopedia of Loch Monsters, Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and Other Authentic Mysteries of Nature

By Loren L. Coleman, Jerome Clark

The final quest for the world's such a lot mysterious creatures
The Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, the Abominable Snowman -- those are the names of the elusive beasts that experience stuck the attention and captured the imaginations of individuals worldwide for hundreds of years. lately, stories of those "monsters" were corroborated by means of a rise in sightings, and out of those legends a brand new technology has been born: cryptozoology -- the research of hidden animals.
Cryptozoology A to Z, the 1st encyclopedia of its variety, includes approximately 200 entries, together with cryptids (the identify given to those strange beasts), new animal reveals, and the explorers and scientists who look for them. Loren Coleman, one of many world's best cryptozoologists, groups up with Jerome Clark, editor and writer of numerous encyclopedias, to supply those definitive descriptions and plenty of never-before-published drawings and images from eyewitnesses' precise bills. choked with insights into the equipment of those scientists, interesting stories of discovery, and the heritage and evolution of this box, Cryptozoology A to Z is the main entire reference ever of the most recent zoological technology.

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The Piano: An Encyclopedia (2nd Edition)

This paintings examines the influence of digital advancements (particularly the web) on neighborhood experiences librarianship. The explosion within the use of the net has been matched by way of an curiosity in neighborhood, relatives, and neighborhood background. This paintings brings those advancements jointly. It presents practitioners with useful suggestion at the provision of Web-based companies for clients. Such parts as e-geneaology and e-learning are coated. The paintings presents examples of best-practice and indicates how functional classes could be discovered from the reviews of the innovators within the box.

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