Dictionary of Media and Communication Studies

By James Watson

The Watson and Hill dictionary in its eighth version offers a clean and accomplished evaluate serving all point of the research of media and verbal exchange. It presents an in depth compendium of the various points of non-public, crew, mass media and net communique and remains to be a necessary resource of data for all these drawn to how communique impacts our lives.

The Dictionary of Media and conversation Studies has supplied scholars and most people alike with a gateway into the research of intercultural conversation, public relatives and advertising communications when you consider that 1984. New entries during this version discover the profound shifts that experience taken position on the planet of verbal exchange in recent times. The influence of the hot on-line leviathans comparable to Amazon, fb, Google, Twitter and YouTube is measured opposed to the conventional dominance, globally, of the mass media. different subject matters contain the attention-grabbing adjustments affecting public carrier broadcasting, the function of advertisements and PR, the character and volume of law, the effect of globalization and the consumerization of data and tradition. This quantity seeks to make its twenty-first century readers extra media literate, in addition to extra serious shoppers of contemporary news.

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Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, Four-Volume Set (v. 1-4)

Utilized ethics, a subdiscipline of philosophy, lends itself to an encyclopedia layout as a result of many industries and highbrow fields that it encompasses. The Encyclopedia of utilized Ethics is predicated on twelve significant different types, comparable to Biomedical Ethics and Environmental Ethics. spiritual traditions that include normative ideals, in addition to classical theories of ethics, are explored in a non-judgmental demeanour. all the twelve different types is split into discrete components which are coated through 5,000-6,000 be aware articles. all of the 281 articles starts with a definition of the topic and encompasses a desk of contents, thesaurus of key phrases, and bibliography. moment- and 3rd- point headings, bins, sidebars, and so on emphasize the reference-oriented nature of the fabric. The 4 volumes are prepared in an A-Z structure, with an entire topic index on the finish of the final quantity. Articles are written through overseas specialists, prepared alphabetically via name, no longer by way of topic, and cross-referenced so the reader can find correct info in different articles.

* certainly one of Library Journal's most sensible Reference assets for 1997!
* one of many CHOICE remarkable educational Books for 1998!
* Cross-references seem in each one article to refer readers to comparable information
* A word list and bibliography in each one article supply readers with instruments for studying and inventive pondering

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Enter the Clans (Warriors: Field Guide)

By Erin Hunter

Comprises the total textual content of either Secret of the Clans and Code of the Clans.

Welcome to the realm of ThunderClan, RiverClan, ShadowClan, WindClan, and SkyClan…

Here, the secrets and techniques at the back of the Clans are published. learn how apprentices discover ways to struggle, hunt, and support their Clans. discover the territories with an insiders-only journey. notice the origins of the warrior code, which governs how extended family cats reside aspect through facet in occasions of warfare and peace.

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Roger Zelazny's Visual Guide to Castle Amber

By Roger Zelazny

Enable plants, Princess of Amber, convey you thru certainly one of SFs so much striking myth geographical regions. This abundantly illustrated quantity deals interesting perspectives of chateau Amber in all its beauty, set like a jewel within the facet of the mountain known as Kolvir.

Stroll round the Castle's pentagonal perimeter, and during the Royal Family's inner most gardens and parks. input the most corridor with its many huge, colourful tapestries . . . stopover at the large Kitchen and well-stocked Armory. designated ground plans take you room via room - from the Throne Room to the Treasury, from the Dungeons to the eating Halls, from the Library and laboratory to personal residences and mystery chambers. And all of the whereas, you will take up a wealth of never-before-revealed details, as plant life stocks her personal rules and reviews approximately her domestic and her relatives.

You'll know about Amber's tradition and myths - the Courts of Chaos - the development and the Logrus. you are going to meet the Royal kin, in addition to their most vital allies and foes. and you may observe the key of the better Trumps - What they're, how they paintings and, for the 1st time, precisely what they appear like.

It's all the following and extra!

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Clinical Cases in Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry

Wiley-Blackwell's “Clinical instances” sequence is designed to acknowledge the centrality of scientific instances to the occupation by means of delivering genuine circumstances with an educational spine. Clinical circumstances in Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry describes the rules and demonstrates their sensible, every-day program via a number of consultant instances construction from the easy to the complicated and from the typical to the infrequent. This special approach helps the recent pattern in case-based and problem-based studying, completely overlaying themes starting from child oral wellbeing and fitness to complicated pulp treatment. hugely illustrated in complete colour, Clinical situations in Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry’s layout fosters self sufficient studying and prepares the reader for case-based examinations.

The booklet offers real scientific circumstances, observed by way of educational observation, that question and train the reader approximately crucial themes in restorative and reconstructive dentistry. The ebook starts off by way of laying the basis of the basic ideas that observe to all situations and outlining the 10 judgements to be made with all instances. the most sections of the publication conceal the instances themselves, interpreting them either by way of form of recovery / resolution, and via form of challenge. This new angle allows the reader to construct their abilities, helping the power to imagine seriously and independently.

Clinical instances in Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry’s case-based layout is very precious for pre-doctoral dental scholars, post-graduate citizens and practitioners, either as a textbook from which to benefit concerning the difficult and soaking up nature of restorative and reconstructive dentistry, and likewise as a reference device to aid with remedy making plans whilst puzzling circumstances come up within the dental office.

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a-z Common Symptom Answer Guide

Your family’s first line of defense!

presents specialist scientific suggestion on greater than a hundred universal symptoms, indicators, and challenge areas—A-Z universal Symptom solution Guide is a superb addition on your scientific reference library!

are you able to describe what your signs appear and feel like—but now not recognize what they suggest? Written via an skilled staff of physicians and nurses, this useful consultant solutions your questions prior to you visit the surgeon.

A-Z universal Symptom resolution Guide provides—
-A toolkit for matching your symptoms to attainable reasons
-A well known clinical team’s recommendation on signs from asthma to vomiting blood to irritability in kids
-Expert tips about relieving indicators and assisting your self heal
-What to prevent and what can make your worse
-The questions your surgeon will ask
-Alphabetical directory of universal signs for simple reference
-A thesaurus of clinical phrases you'll now not know

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Celestial Objects for Modern Telescopes: Practical Amateur Astronomy Volume 2

By Michael A. Covington

In keeping with box notes made through Michael Covington all through his profession as an beginner astronomer, this advisor covers either the conventional and novel methods to learning the evening sky. as well as the extra commonplace recommendations, it discusses the most recent glossy assets on hand to ultra-modern astronomer, corresponding to own pcs, the web, and automated telescopes. Covington comprises useful suggestion on web site choice and climate; particular directions for gazing the sunlight, Moon, planets, and deep-sky items; and more recent specialities reminiscent of satellite tv for pc looking at and using astronomical databases. Written to enrich the way to Use a automatic Telescope, this publication appeals to astronomers with extra conventional gear. Michael A. Covington is an affiliate learn scientist on the collage of Georgia. he's a computational linguist informed within the machine processing of human languages and the pc modeling of human logical reasoning, and a widely known specialist at the Prolog programming language. he's the writer of 9 books together with Dictionary of computing device and web phrases, 7th variation (Barron's, 2000), Astrophotography for the beginner (Cambridge, 1999), PROLOG Programming intensive (Simon & Schuster, 1996), Cambridge Eclipse images consultant (1993), and Syntactic concept within the excessive center a long time (Cambridge, 1985). A senior member of the Institute of electric and Electronics Engineers, Covington is a Contributing Editor to, and previous "Q&A" columnist of Poptronics journal.

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Horror Readers' Advisory: The Librarian's Guide to Vampires, Killer Tomatoes, and Haunted Houses (ALA Readers' Advisory)

By Becky Siegel Spratford

It is a darkish and frightening global. Pans are tabid. Blood, guts, and gore are the norm. Welcome to the horror style. Horror classics were scaring humans for years. these days, who does not learn about Stephen King, Anne Rice, and Dean Koontz? Profiled in a unique part, the large 3 have grew to become horror into best-sellers. For all of the horror lovers that hang-out your library, this can be the must-have consultant. Readers' advisors and reference librarians will take pleasure in the major instruments supplied to extend upon this style, together with listings of most sensible books, authors, and award winners inside of 11 horror subgenres - like mummies, biomedical, monsters, and splatterpunk. transparent descriptions of features inside of subgenres are supplied all through. To extra assist you interact new renders, professional horror professionals Spratford and Clausen draw a savvy connection among movie and horror as a effective reminder that the scariest video clips were tailored from novels. Their vintage and modern suggestions like Rebecca, The Shining, and Rosemary's child toughen actions among readers' advisors and library programming and open up the (cellar) door for additional purchaser involvement. Readers' advisors and referen

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Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 2, The Horse, 2e

The colour Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy quantity 2 offers a distinct photographic checklist of dissections displaying the topographical anatomy of the pony. With this publication it is possible for you to to work out the location and relationships of the bones, muscle mass, nerves, blood vessels and viscera that visit make up each one sector of the physique and every organ process. each one booklet during this three quantity sequence is jam-packed with full-color pictures and drawings of dissections ready particularly for those texts.

Key features

  • Accessibly and systematically dependent with every one bankruptcy dedicated to a particular physique region
  • Important gains of neighborhood and topographical anatomy provided utilizing complete colour pictures of exact dissections
  • Dissections offered within the status position
  • Detailed colour line drawings make clear the relationships of suitable structures
  • Presents anatomy in a medical context

This re-creation moment variation deals very important new gains, including:

  • Accompanying site offers over a hundred interactive quizzes and self-assessment questions
  • Many extra radiographs throughout
  • Additional CT and MRI images
  • Clinical notes spotlight components of specific medical significance

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