Encyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma

By Norman C. McClelland

That includes over 1,200 topical entries prepared alphabetically, this encyclopedia presents varied and certain assurance of the similar topics of reincarnation and karma. Its in-depth exam levels from historic ideals to these of the current, incorporating all correct international cultures. a sequence of wide thematic entries disguise foundational facets whereas over 1000 hugely concentrated entries take care of numerous societies and businesses which help the techniques of reincarnation and karma; particular spiritual teams, sects, and institutions; key participants either historical and smooth; and comparable ideals, thoughts, and practices.

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

By Ellen Judy Wilson

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment offers the 1st A-to-Z assurance of this crucial period. Conceived and written as some extent of departure for an individual -- pupil or common reader -- who needs to come across this extraordinary age, the encyclopedia offers huge insurance of basic issues corresponding to technological know-how, schooling, artwork and structure, aesthetics, and track, that are complemented by way of shorter entries protecting particular strategies and participants.

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Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-3 (10th Edition)

By Glenn D. Considine

The hot, three-volume Tenth Edition comprises articles contributed through specialists and students world wide. It includes greater than 10,000 entries and contours 1000's of thoroughly rewritten and re-referenced articles, in addition to 2,500 thoroughly new entries protecting rising applied sciences affecting genetics, worldwide warming, communications, informatics, nanotechnology, and extra. web references and print references were up-to-date and accelerated to mirror the editors' conviction that sleek scholars and researchers flow from hyperlink to hyperlink in addition to from web page to web page.

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Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2

By Alexander Mikaberidze

The 400-plus entries in "Atrocities, Massacres, and conflict Crimes: An Encyclopedia" supply obtainable and concise details at the tricky topic of abject human violence dedicated on all continents. The entries during this two-volume paintings describe atrocities, massacres, and conflict crimes dedicated within the twentieth century, thereby documenting how people have time and again confirmed their strength to dedicate terrible acts of inhumanity even in rather contemporary instances and in the smooth period. The encyclopedia covers nations, treaties, and phrases; profiles people who were officially indicted for struggle crimes in addition to those that have dedicated mass atrocities and long gone unpunished; and addresses human rights violations, crimes opposed to humanity, and crimes opposed to peace.

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Berkshire Encyclopedia Of World History: Five Volume Set

By William H. McNeill

The "Berkshire Encyclopedia of worldwide heritage" is the 1st actual encyclopedic reference on global background. it really is designed to fulfill the desires of scholars, lecturers, and students who search to discover and comprehend the landscape of our shared human historical past. The encyclopedia takes a dynamic international heritage point of view, displaying connections, interactions, and chage over the years and position. significant articles by means of best students from all over the world learn crucial topics and styles resembling paintings, ailment, executive, faith, technological know-how, and battle and Peace, with hundreds and hundreds of articles on approaches, activities, areas, occasions, and other people. scholars and academics on the highschool and school degrees flip to this definitive paintings for a hooked up view of worldwide history--the tale of people and their position within the universe.

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Encyclopedia of Thai Massage: A Complete Guide to Traditional Thai Massage Therapy and Acupressure

By C. Pierce Salguero, David Roylance

Drawing from Thai background, cultural reviews, Buddhist faith, and yogic practices, in addition to a latest figuring out of anatomy and body structure, this guidebook bridges the distance among idea and perform whereas offering bodywork because it is known in Thailand—as a healing clinical technological know-how. featuring precise research of every step in a Thai therapeutic massage regimen, the heritage, non secular traditions, and moral codes are provided in an interesting, casual variety. various photos and diagrams illustrate the range of suggestions used, and examples of exercises for treating particular problems are mentioned. up to date with new format, images, and elevated textual content, this exhaustive guide is whole with a bit at the major strength meridians and diagrams of acupressure issues, making it the correct instrument to accompany a person learning this well known therapeutic modality.

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The Encyclopedia Of American Business History (Almanacs of American Life) 2 vol. set

By Charles R Geisst

Presents particular assurance of America's company historical past, from the Hudson fur exchange to the web. greater than four hundred entries profile company titans and tycoons, Wall highway wizards, leaders, and significant occasions and associations of yankee enterprise - spanning the interval after American independence.

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Encyclopedia of the Mind

By Harold Pashler

It's tough to conceive of a subject of extra extensive and private curiosity than the learn of the brain. as well as its conventional research via the disciplines of psychology, psychiatry, and neuroscience, the brain has additionally been a spotlight of research within the fields of philosophy, economics, anthropology, linguistics, computing device technological know-how, molecular biology, schooling, and literature. In these types of ways, there's a virtually common fascination with how the brain works and the way it impacts our lives and our habit. reports of the brain and mind have crossed many fascinating thresholds lately, and the examine of brain now represents a completely cross-disciplinary attempt. Researchers from quite a lot of disciplines search solutions to such questions as: what's brain? How does it function? what's consciousness?

This encyclopedia brings jointly students from the total diversity of mind-related educational disciplines from around the arts and arts, social sciences, existence sciences, and laptop technological know-how and engineering to discover the multidimensional nature of the human mind.

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Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought

During this wide-ranging consultant to twentieth-century French notion, best students supply an authoritative multi-disciplinary research of 1 of the main distinct and influential traditions in smooth inspiration. not like the other current paintings, this significant paintings covers not just philosophy, but additionally the entire different significant disciplines, together with literary idea, sociology, linguistics, political suggestion, theology, and extra.

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