Encyclopedia of War Crimes & Genocide 2 Volume Set

By Leslie Alan Horvitz

Encyclopedia of conflict Crimes and Genocide, Revised variation examines the modern heritage of crimes opposed to humanity, in the course of either wartime and peacetime. With greater than 500 entries, this two-volume A-to-Z encyclopedia covers a variety of proper issues, together with human rights, warfare criminals, warfare crimes, examples of genocide, foreign firms and overseas legislations pertaining to warfare crimes, and masses extra. This revised version additionally contains up-to-date details on fresh human rights and warfare crime trials. It encompasses a fundamental assets part with records which are important to realizing this topic.

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Science Fact and Science Fiction: An Encyclopedia

Technology fiction is a literary style in line with medical hypothesis. Works of technological know-how fiction use the guidelines and the vocabulary of all sciences to create legitimate narratives that discover the longer term results of technology on occasions and people. Science truth and technological know-how Fiction examines in a single quantity how technological know-how has propelled science-fiction and, to a lesser quantity, how technological know-how fiction has prompted the sciences. even supposing insurance will talk about the technological know-how in the back of the fiction from the Classical Age to the current, concentration is of course at the nineteenth century to the current, whilst the commercial Revolution and excellent development in technology and know-how caused an inflow of science-fiction works speculating at the destiny. As clinical advancements adjust expectancies for the long run, the literature absorbs, makes use of, and adapts such contextual visions. The aim of the Encyclopedia is to not current a catalog of sciences and their software in literary fiction, yet relatively to review the continuing circulation and counterflow of affects, together with how fictional representations of technology have an effect on how we view its perform and disciplines. even though the main target is on literature, other kinds of technology fiction, together with movie and games, are explored and, simply because technology is a global subject, works from non-English conversing nations are mentioned as wanted.

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Encyclopedia of Multimedia

This moment variation presents quick access to special innovations, matters and know-how developments within the box of multimedia applied sciences, structures, strategies, and functions. Over 1,100 heavily-illustrated pages ― together with eighty new entries ― current concise overviews of all facets of software program, structures, net instruments and that allow video, audio and constructing media to be shared and brought electronically.

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The James Bond Bedside Companion

By Raymond Benson

An encyclopedic social gathering of 007, the world's most well-liked undercover agent, The James Bond Bedside spouse is the main accomplished single-volume advisor to the James Bond phenomenon to be had. as well as an intimate portrait of Ian Fleming as remembered by way of his acquaintances and associates and an in depth research of each one in every of Fleming's James Bond titles, this fundamental assortment comprises:

-- An in-depth personality examine of James Bond, together with a cartoon of his heritage and youth, certain descriptions of his trademarked garments and different own behavior, together with his personal tastes in foods and drinks, and a portrait of his well-known (or notorious) attitudes towards girls and marriage;

-- information regarding the numerous by-products of Bondmania and the advertising of 007, equivalent to Bond's line of toiletries, board video games, buying and selling playing cards, Oddjob motion Dolls, and t-shirts;

-- touch details for the numerous James Bond fan golf equipment world wide;

-- A serious examine the 007 movie sequence that features a cornucopia of minutiae and crucial info at the motion pictures' manufacturers, screenplays, administrators, actors, soundtracks and lighting tricks;

-- Over a hundred seldom noticeable pictures;

-- And adequate evidence, figures, and miscellanea to fulfill even the main ardent fan.

Out of print for over a decade, this collector's merchandise is a PublishingOnline exclusive.

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The Everything Accounting Book: Balance Your Budget, Manage Your Cash Flow, And Keep Your Books in the Black

By Michele Cagan

If you're a home-based or small enterprise proprietor, you want to stability your books as you begin and develop your online business. The every thing Accounting booklet is a brilliant beginner's advisor for the fundamentals of accounting.

This easy-to-use reference is loaded with specialist assistance and recommendation on:

the variations among accounting and bookkeeping
getting ready monetary statements
Recording and spotting sales and expenses
Tax making plans strategies

Real-world examples exhibit accounting strategies for a retail company, a producer, a home based business, and a small high-tech corporation. So it doesn't matter what your online business, you've got the data you want to make a pass of it with The every little thing Accounting ebook!

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Religious Rites, Rituals and Festivals (Religion and Society)

Many rituals and fairs happen in public, which means that such expressions of religion are societal in addition to person kinds of human behaviour. The similarity within the basic styles of rituals and fairs throughout cultures and religions is amazing. for instance, such a lot cultures and religions mark significant life-course transitions reminiscent of beginning, marriage, and loss of life with public ritual expressions, and various fairs are tied to food-producing actions reminiscent of planting and harvesting. the place religions and societies differ is within the meanings linked to ritual behaviour and the explicit types these behaviours take.

The Encyclopedia of non secular Rites, Rituals and Festivals explores this complicated subject via articles masking the subsequent basic different types of information:

  • general ideas and ideas comparable to communitas, inversion, purity and toxins, and pilgrimages
  • major kinds of ritual and pageant equivalent to rites of passage, devotional rites, sacrifice, calendrical rites, carnival, and fasting
  • religious rites and fairs of significant religions, together with Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Catholicism and Judaism
  • rites and fairs in cultural areas resembling China, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Pacific islands
  • life-cycle rites, together with these linked to delivery, coming of age, marriage and death
  • specific rites and gala's, similar to Divali, Easter, Ramadan, snake dealing with and Yom Kippur.

The Encyclopedia of spiritual Rites, Rituals, and Festivals comprises a hundred thirty entries contributed and signed via students from foreign universities and institutes, with services in such fields as Asian and Pacific reviews, archaeology, verbal exchange reviews, cultural anthropology, cultural experiences, overseas reports, philosophy, mental anthropology, spiritual experiences, social anthropology, sociology and theology.

An unheard of source, this new encyclopedia presents in-depth insurance of an enormous array of globally practices with entries that draw at the newest learn to be had, providing clean insights whereas retaining a reference to tested scholarship. The cross-cultural assurance may help foster interfaith figuring out in addition to current and clarify unexpected behaviours and rituals.

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Encyclopedia of the Great Plains Indians

Until the final centuries, the human landscapes of the good Plains have been formed exclusively by way of local americans, and because then the zone has endured to be outlined by means of the long-lasting presence of its Indigenous peoples. The Encyclopedia of the good Plains Indians bargains a sweeping review, throughout time and area, of this tale in 123 entries drawn from the acclaimed Encyclopedia of the good Plains, including 23 new entries concentrating on modern Plains Indians, and plenty of new photographs.
 
Here are the peoples, locations, procedures, and occasions that experience formed lives of the Indians of the nice Plains from the beginnings of human habitation to the present—not merely yesterday’s wars, treaties, and traditions but additionally today’s tribal schools, casinos, and criminal battles. as well as entries on wide-spread names from the earlier like Sitting Bull and loopy Horse, new entries on modern figures reminiscent of American Indian flow non secular chief Leonard Crow puppy and activists Russell capacity and Leonard Peltier are incorporated within the quantity. Influential author Vine Deloria Sr., Crow drugs girl beautiful safeguard, Nakota blues-rock band Indigenous, and the Nebraska Indians baseball group also are one of the entries during this finished account. someone desirous to learn about Plains Indians, previous and current, will locate this an authoritative and engaging source.

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