The Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic by Gregory Fremont-Barnes

By Gregory Fremont-Barnes

In 3 terribly wealthy volumes, The Encyclopedia of the French innovative and Napoleonic Wars captures the total sweep and legacy of the transformation of Europe from 1792 to 1815. Its approximately 900 alphabetically geared up, absolutely cross-referenced entries supply scholars and basic readers with bright biographies of politicians, sovereigns, and commanders; money owed of battles, weaponry, and diplomatic affairs; insights into the paintings, tune, and tradition of the days; and masses extra.

Unlike different works at the topic, this encyclopedia combines assurance of Napoleon's rule with that of the an important progressive years in France that set the level for his upward thrust to strength. It comprises contributions from the main wide-ranging workforce of overseas specialists ever assembled for a piece in this period. scholars will see the whole continent-wide impression of France's evolution from aristocracy to democracy to army autocracy and discover the consequences of nationalism, empire-building, industrialization, and overseas clash, which resonate with extra relevance this present day than ever.

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Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture by Paul Robert Magocsi, Ivan Pop

By Paul Robert Magocsi, Ivan Pop

The Encyclopedia of Rusyn heritage and tradition is a so much awesome endeavour it truly is actual, good written and arranged,
and serves as a much-needed survey of the Rusyn humans and the basic components in their tradition and history
The encyclopedia comprises over 1,100 alphabetically prepared entries in components equivalent to contributors, firms,
political events, periodicals, historic phrases, geographic areas, historic occasions, and on topics
such as structure, archaeology, cinema, communism, ethnography, geneaology, geography and economic climate,
historiography, historical past, the web, language, literature, nationalism, printing and publishing,
and radio and television.

The Carpatho-Rusyns are relevant ecu humans, numbering nearly 1.2 million, who stay in the borders
of 5 states: Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, and Hungary. they've got by no means had a nation in their personal.
Disregarded and suppressed via so much governments that governed over them some time past, the Rusyn humans have needed to struggle
to continue their identification, tradition, and language. This paintings is an try to redress the lack of ancient reminiscence
and wisdom brought on by many years of repression via investigating and explaining the history and tradition
of Rusyns in all nations the place they reside, together with immigrant groups within the usa, Canada, and Yugoslavia.

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Wiley Encyclopedia of Clinical Trials by Ralph B. D'Agostino, Lisa Sullivan, Joseph Massaro

By Ralph B. D'Agostino, Lisa Sullivan, Joseph Massaro

This enormous reference on all features of scientific trials presents complete assurance and emphasis on sincerely acknowledged and outlined techniques, methodologies, and functions. With greater than 450entries, from 350 of the world's major specialists within the box in educational and company settings, Encyclopedia of medical Trials is a world-class and different compendia of easy options, methodologies, and functions in scientific trials. It contains assurance of: evaluate and uncomplicated statistical innovations; techniques of layout and research of medical trials; and methodologies and concerns for scientific facts research.

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Science Fact and Science Fiction: An Encyclopedia by Brian Stableford

By Brian Stableford

Technological know-how fiction is a literary style in line with medical hypothesis. Works of technological know-how fiction use the information and the vocabulary of all sciences to create legitimate narratives that discover the long run results of technology on occasions and humans. technological know-how truth and technological know-how Fiction examines in a single quantity how technological know-how has propelled science-fiction and, to a lesser volume, how technological know-how fiction has prompted the sciences. even supposing assurance will talk about the technology at 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 economic Revolution and marvelous development in technology and know-how caused an inflow of science-fiction works speculating at the destiny. As medical advancements adjust expectancies for the long run, the literature absorbs, makes use of, and adapts such contextual visions. The target of the Encyclopedia isn't to give a catalog of sciences and their software in literary fiction, yet particularly to review the continuing movement andcounterflow of impacts, together with how fictional representations of technology impact how we view its perform and disciplines. even supposing the focus is on literature, different kinds of technological know-how fiction, together with movie and games, are explored and, simply because technological know-how is a global topic, works from non-English conversing nations are mentioned as wanted.

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Materials, Matter and Particles: A Brief History by Michael M. Woolfson

By Michael M. Woolfson

This e-book lines the background of rules concerning the nature of subject and likewise the best way that mankind has used fabric assets that the realm bargains. beginning with the guidelines of historical civilizations that air, earth, hearth and water have been the fundamental elements of all subject, it lines the advance of the technology of chemistry starting in the ranks of the alchemists. First, the assumption of components grew after which the atomic nature of subject was once validated. Physicists had entered the scene, exhibiting the character of atoms by way of primary debris after which introducing the concept that of wave-particle duality that altered the elemental recommendations of what subject was once. eventually the physicists came across a panoply of basic debris, a few saw inside of atom-smashing machines and the lifestyles of others purely postulated. In parallel with the above there's a description of varied different types of topic because it impacts way of life - together with the character of topic linked to lifestyles itself. the best way that early guy used the fabrics at once given by means of nature, similar to stone, wooden and animal skins, is by way of fabrics requiring a few approach to be hired - e.g. metals which come with bronze and likewise concrete. a few very important smooth fabrics are mentioned, corresponding to artificial fibres and plastics and semiconductors, and probably very important destiny items from new advancements in nanotechnology.

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Encyclopedia of English Language by David Crystal

By David Crystal

Not often has a booklet so choked with actual and good researched real info been so extensively learn and popularly acclaimed. This moment variation of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language has been totally revised for a brand new iteration of language-lovers. The ebook is longer and comprises vast new fabric on global English and web English, as well as thoroughly up-to-date statistics, additional analyzing feedback and different references. First variation Hb (1995): 0-521-40179-8 First version Pb (1997): 0-521-59655-6 David Crystal is a number one authority on language, and writer of many books, together with so much lately Shakespeare's phrases (Penguin, 2002), Language and the web (Cambridge, 2001) and Language demise (Cambridge, 2000). An across the world well known author, magazine editor, lecturer and broadcaster, he obtained an Order of the British Empire in 1995 for his providers to the English language.

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