By Bert Chapman
Area battle and protection: A old Encyclopedia and examine consultant offers complete insurance of the improvement of house as a potential area for war, exploring the army makes use of of space—past, current, and future—and particular info of tangible house guns systems.The encyclopedia spans the breadth of U.S. army area coverage; related courses within the Soviet Union, China, and the ecu Union; and the total array of foreign agreements designed to manage the army makes use of of area. additionally, the encyclopedia comprises an intensive reference advisor (nearly forty percentage of the e-book) directing readers to the basic literature on house guns and safeguard platforms produced by means of the U.S., different governments, study associations, and extra assets. At a time while house is changing into an more and more very important position of army festival and power clash, house struggle and protection dispels the myths and examines the realities of what may possibly turn into humanity's final battlefield.
By John N. Abelson, Melvin I. Simon
This cumulative topic index for Methods in Enzymology covers volumes 263, 264, and 266–289. as well as the topic Index, this quantity comprises the full contents of every quantity listed and a Contributor's Index
By Jean-Luc Achard
Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen (1859-1934) is among the most crucial luminaries of the Bon culture of Tibet and positively the main remarkable contemporary grasp of the lessons of the Great Perfection. all through his existence, he utilized the rules of the Great Perfection in several remoted retreats and perfected either non secular attention and scholarly erudition. His works have these days develop into immensely vital references for the fashionable Bon culture, whether, for a few lineage holders of this Tibetan college, he's most sensible linked to the circulate often called "New Bon." This extensively subtle view, besides the fact that, is inaccurate as is obviously proven via the research of Shardza Rinpoche's gathered Works within the current quantity.
By Brian Edwards PhD (Glasgow University School of Architecture)
Libraries and studying source Centres is a entire reference textual content studying the altering function and layout of library constructions. severe reviews of foreign case stories reveal the rules of library layout. to be had for the 1st time in complete color, the second one version of the paintings focuses fairly at the very important query of entry and layout in public libraries. up to date case reviews and technical info permit the pro architect to take advantage of the ebook without delay in making plans library tasks. supplying tips on balancing the wishes of the gathering and the person, Libraries and studying source Centres should be of price to all expert architects serious about library making plans. * nonetheless the one booklet to supply complete insurance of library layout from a global point of view, giving a wider diversity of layout info than different courses. * offers sensible advice at the most vital features of library layout: balancing the desires of the gathering and the wishes of the person. * contains technical information in terms of development criteria for the pro architect.
By Joe Morehead
No matter if used as a textual content for library and knowledge technological know-how scholars, as a source for pro librarians wanting to entry the data produced by way of or for the federal institution, or as a advisor for researchers, this acclaimed name is a necessary source and a necessary software guiding readers throughout the colossal and consistently altering terrain of presidency info in print and digital kinds. Morehead describes administrative equipment and knowledge platforms of the govt Printing workplace (GPO); introduces common checklists, indexes, and publications to govt info; describes the Congress and intrinsic resources that contain the legislative procedure; and info many different executive guides. Morehead presents a wide evaluation of public entry concerns, giving particular cognizance to the effect of digital codecs (notably the Internet's world-wide-web) at the dissemination of federal executive details. He then describes administrative equipment and knowledge structures.
By Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis, Liam Magee
This ebook addresses the query of ways wisdom is at present documented, and will quickly be documented within the context of what it calls 'semantic publishing'. This takes types: a extra narrowly and technically outlined 'semantic web'; in addition to a broader idea of semantic publishing. This e-book examines the ways that wisdom is represented in magazine articles and books. in contrast, it is going directly to discover the capability affects of semantic publishing on educational examine and authorship. It units this within the context of adjusting wisdom ecologies: the way in which learn is completed; the way in which wisdom is represented and; the modes of data entry utilized by researchers, scholars and the overall public.
- Provides an creation to the 'semantic net' and semantic publishing for readers outdoor the sphere of desktop science
- Discusses the relevance of the 'semantic net' and semantic publishing extra extensively, and its software to educational research
- Examines the altering ecologies of data production
By Larry N. Sypolt
Sypolt has compiled the 1st finished nationwide bibliography considering that 1943 of the Civilian Conservation Corps?€” of which he himself is a former member. Over 2,000 resources are meticulously stated, making this paintings a necessary one-stop reference consultant for these attracted to studying extra in regards to the establishment which has, in view that its humble 1933 inception, supplied jobs for plenty of unemployed early life, planted billions of bushes, equipped many miles of trails, and created a number of pavilions, picnic components, lakes, and dams throughout America.Practical sub-divisions in the ebook reduction in making learn effective for the reader, in order that she or he may possibly lookup resources without delay touching on his or her interest?€” even if that be the function of minorities within the Corps or seeing what has been written approximately CCC Camp Libraries?€” rather than having to plow through numerous inappropriate works. Civilian Conservation Corps spans greater than simply the normal resources of data; included into this learn advisor are every kind of literature, education courses, and different media, together with: movies; images; Maps; web assets; Oral Histories; Museums. The author's fundamental goal in compiling this variation is to direct students, researchers, federal and nation parks, forests, and maintenance body of workers and historical preservationists of their study and to indicate them towards the big literature bearing on the subject.
By Domenica M. Barbuto
This reference is designed to aid readers simply and speedy find remarkable assets on more than a few Civil conflict pursuits, from Secession and Reconstruction to Race and Slavery. The annotations describe greater than 230 of the simplest to be had assets, organised less than 32 topic headings.
By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, David W. Kiehl, Phillip Dennis Cate, Nancy Finlay
In 1893 a poster ads the April factor of Harpers per 30 days journal seemed in newsstands and bookshops in the course of the usa. the subject material was once in contrast to that of French posters of the interval this poster used to be modest and the fashion restricted. It was once not like different American posters as the product marketed was once now not quite a bit advertisement because it was once highbrow. regardless of this quiet starting, the Harpers poster all started a revolution within the background of yank poster-making. The publication and journal publishers who commissioned the 1st posters of this kind gave unfastened rein to their artists, lots of whom, like Edward Penfield, Will H. Bradley, Maxfield Parrish, and Ethel Reed, have been recognized illustrators of the time. such a lot of them signed their posters, which occasionally incorporated the identify of the printer in addition. In different phrases, from the start the inventive personalities accountable for the inventive statements have been stated within the American paintings posters of the Eighteen Nineties.
By Wilfred D Samuels, Loretta Gilchrist Woodard, Tracie Church Guzzio
An important encyclopedic reference, Encyclopedia of African-American Literature publications readers throughout the wealthy background of African-American writing. greater than 500 enticing entries hide the folk, works, and occasions that experience come to outline African-American literature. This important source contains such authors as James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Langston Hughes, Gayl Jones, Ralph Ellison, and Gloria Naylor, and significant works reminiscent of A Raisin within the solar, local Son, the colour crimson, and Invisible guy. those entries are improved by way of bibliographies that support readers pursue extra examine. extra entries comprise characters, periodicals, very important anthologies, pursuits, options, and different comparable subject matters. Spanning the colonial interval to the Harlem Renaissance and modernist sessions to the Black Aesthetics stream to the modern age, this publication presents entire insurance of the heritage of African-American literature.