The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (MIT Press)

A gigantic reference paintings at the scale of MITECS (The MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences), The MIT Encyclopedia of conversation problems becomes the traditional reference during this box for either examine and scientific use. It bargains nearly 2 hundred precise entries, protecting the full diversity of verbal exchange and speech problems in youngsters and adults, from easy technological know-how to scientific diagnosis.MITECD is split into 4 sections that mirror the normal different types in the box (also often called speech-language pathology and audiology): Voice, Speech, Language, and listening to. inside every one type, entries are equipped into 3 subsections: simple technology, issues, and medical administration. uncomplicated technological know-how contains suitable info on common anatomy and body structure, physics, psychology and psychophysics, and linguistics; this gives a systematic beginning for entries within the different subsections. The entries that seem below issues supply info at the definition and characterization of particular issues, and instruments for his or her identity and review. The scientific administration subsection describes acceptable interventions, together with behavioral, pharmacological, surgical, and prosthetic.Because the method of communique issues could be very diversified for kids and adults, many issues contain separate entries reflecting this. even though a few problems which are first clinically determined in adolescence may perhaps persist in a few shape all through maturity, many problems could have an onset in both adolescence or maturity, and the timing of onset may have many implications for either evaluation and intervention.Topics coated in MITECD contain cochlear implants for kids and adults, pitch notion, tinnitus, alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation, neural mechanisms of vocalization, holistic voice treatment strategies, computer-based techniques to children?s speech and language issues, neurogenic mutism, neighborhood dialect, agrammatism, international aphasia, and psychosocial difficulties linked to communicative disorders.

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First Childrens Encyclopedia

By DK Publishing

Discover every little thing you ever desired to learn about something with this primary reference for younger readers and writers

An inspiring and finished number of the easiest within the DK First Reference sequence, all accrued jointly in a single significant quantity. From prehistoric lifestyles to house go back and forth, micro organism to the human mind aid your baby detect all concerning the international we are living in.

They'll observe how lifestyles in the world all started, how the human physique works, how humans lived in historic Egypt, why a few dinosaurs have been so large, what makes machines paintings, the international locations of the area and masses, a lot more.

Full of wonderful images, bite-sized evidence and quiz questions teenagers will love getting their the teeth into, there's plenty to determine and discover. ideal for homework or simply for enjoyable. move forward; enable your baby discover extra approximately everything!

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The Ezra Pound Encyclopedia

Ezra Pound ceaselessly replaced the process poetry. the writer of an enormous physique of literature, his huge, immense diversity of references and use of a number of languages make him the most imprecise authors and―because of his Fascism, anti-Semitism, and questionable sanity―one of the main debatable. This encyclopedia is a concise but entire advisor to his existence and writings. incorporated are greater than 250 alphabetically prepared entries on such themes as Arabic historical past, chinese language translation, dance, Hilda Doolittle, Egyptian literature, Robert Frost, and Pound's guides. The entries are written through approximately a hundred professional members and cite works for extra reading.

Ezra Pound endlessly replaced the process poetry. His mammoth physique of poetry and important works make him one of many twentieth century's so much prolific writers, and his impression has formed later poets, nice and small. His huge, immense variety of references, planned obscurity, and use of a number of languages make him essentially the most tough authors and― due to his Fascism, anti-Semitism, and questionable sanity―one of the main debatable figures in American literary historical past. This encyclopedia is a concise but entire consultant to his lifestyles and writings.

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Historical Dictionary of Fantasy Literature (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts)

As soon as upon a time all literature was once fable, set in a legendary previous whilst magic existed, animals talked, and the gods took an energetic hand in earthly affairs. because the legendary previous used to be displaced in Western estimation by way of the background and novelists turned more and more preoccupied with the current, fable used to be briefly marginalized till the overdue twentieth century, whilst it loved a excellent resurgence in each stratum of the literary marketplace.

Stableford offers a useful advisor to this series of occasions and to the present kingdom of the sector. The chronology tracks the evolution of delusion from the origins of literature to the twenty first century. The advent explains the character of the impulses developing and shaping myth literature, the issues of its definition and the explanations for its altering historic fortunes. The dictionary comprises cross-referenced entries on greater than seven-hundred authors, ranging around the complete old spectrum, whereas greater than two hundred different entries describe the fable subgenres, key photos in delusion literature, technical phrases utilized in myth feedback, and the in detail convoluted dating among literary fantasies, scholarly fantasies, and way of life fantasies. The ebook concludes with an intensive bibliography that levels from common textbooks and really expert debts of the background and scholarship of myth literature, via bibliographies and money owed of the myth literature of alternative countries, to person writer reports and helpful web pages.

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Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones

This publication is helping you find the tumultuous and interesting international of hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones. The technology, background, and tradition of tropical cyclones worldwide have developed significantly because the book of the award-winning first variation of "Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones" approximately 10 years in the past. stronger forecasting innovations, new naming platforms, and heightened depth and period files are just the various adjustments that experience taken the meteorological global by way of hurricane in contemporary years."Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones, re-creation" gains major updates and data on contemporary climate phenomena and the devastation and loss that regularly resulted. Hurricanes Andrew, Dean, Felix, Gilbert, and Wilma are lined intimately during this accomplished source, in addition to the main harmful and lethal tropical cyclone witnessed within the usa within the final 50 years - storm Katrina. This thoroughly revised variation positive factors greater than 70 all-new black-and-white photos and line illustrations, a revised advent, old and cultural entries, broadly revised back and front subject, a bibliography of print and internet assets, a chronology, and an index.

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How Things Work Encyclopedia: A First Reference Guide for Inquisitive Minds

By DK Publishing

Retail pdf from OverDrive

Looking on the know-how throughout us-and then explaining the way it works, the How issues paintings Encyclopedia lifts the hood of a motor vehicle engine, will get inside of a television set, and discovers the ability of invisible microwaves. With close-ups, cutaways, and diagrams bringing the know-how to lifestyles, and timelines illustrating the improvement of innovations, difficult interest quizzes and engaging proof, the How issues paintings Encyclopedia we could teenagers fairly see and comprehend what's happening inside of.

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The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy. (Two volume set)

Increasing financial globalization has made knowing the area economic system extra very important than ever. From alternate agreements to offshore outsourcing to overseas relief, this two-volume encyclopedia explains the most important components of the area economic climate and gives a primary step to extra examine for college kids and students in public coverage, foreign experiences, company, and the wider social sciences, in addition to for financial coverage professionals.

Written via a global group of individuals, this finished reference comprises greater than three hundred up to date entries protecting quite a lot of issues in foreign alternate, finance, construction, and monetary improvement. those themes contain techniques and rules, types and thought, associations and agreements, rules and tools, research and instruments, and sectors and distinctive concerns. every one access contains cross-references and an inventory of resources for additional analyzing and examine. entire with an index and a desk of contents that teams entries via subject, The Princeton Encyclopedia of the area Economy is a necessary source for somebody who must higher comprehend the worldwide economy.


  • More than three hundred alphabetically prepared articles on issues in foreign alternate, finance, construction, and monetary improvement
  • International staff of members
  • Annotated checklist of extra studying with each one article
  • Topical record of entries
  • Full index and cross-references

access different types and pattern topics:

  • Concepts and principles: globalization, anti-globalization, reasonable exchange, international direct funding, overseas migration, fiscal improvement, multinational corporations
  • Models and theory: Heckscher-Ohlin version, internalization concept, New exchange conception, North-South exchange, Triffin limitation
  • Institutions and agreements: ecu Union, foreign financial Fund, global alternate association, international financial institution, Doha around, foreign funding agreements
  • Policies and instruments: greenback regular, overseas relief, sanctions, price lists
  • Analysis and tools: alternate expense forecasting, potent defense, financial coverage ideas
  • Sectors and precise issues: baby hard work, company governance, the electronic divide, overall healthiness and globalization, unlawful medicines alternate, petroleum, steel

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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 struggle Crimes: An Encyclopedia" offer obtainable and concise info at the tough topic of abject human violence dedicated on all continents. The entries during this two-volume paintings describe atrocities, massacres, and battle crimes dedicated within the twentieth century, thereby documenting how people have time and again confirmed their strength to devote terrible acts of inhumanity even in rather contemporary occasions and in the glossy period. The encyclopedia covers nations, treaties, and phrases; profiles people who have been officially indicted for struggle crimes in addition to those that have devoted mass atrocities and long past unpunished; and addresses human rights violations, crimes opposed to humanity, and crimes opposed to peace.

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The Halloween Encyclopedia

By Lisa Morton

First released through McFarland in 2003, The Halloween Encyclopedia (described via Booklist as "a useful addition to public and college libraries in addition to the reference cabinets of reporters and leaders of group events") was once the 1st encyclopedic reference at the cultural phenomenon often called Halloween. The ebook additionally bargains with such comparable vacations as Britain's man Fawkes Day, Mexico's Dia de los Muertos (Day of the lifeless) and the Celtic get together Samhain. Now up to date to 2010, this moment version contains greater than 50 new entries, overlaying topics starting from people artwork to African American legends. Many current entries were increased and revised, with new entries ("Chronology of Halloween" and "Halloween in Literature and the Arts") in either appendices. additionally featured are greater than a dozen new illustrations, and an increased bibliography.

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Brill's New Pauly , Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World, Classical Tradition I: A-Del (Brill's New Pauly)

BRILL S NEW PAULY is the English variation of the authoritative DER NEUE PAULY, released by way of Verlag J.B. Metzler for the reason that 1996. The encyclopaedic assurance and excessive educational ordinary of the paintings, the interdisciplinary and modern procedure and transparent and available presentation have made the recent PAULY the unrivalled sleek reference paintings for the traditional international. Fifteen volumes ("Antiquity," 1-15) of BRILL S NEW PAULY are dedicated to Greco-Roman antiquity and canopy greater than thousand years of historical past, starting from the second one millennium BC to early medieval Europe. exact emphasis is given to the interplay among Greco-Roman tradition at the one hand, and Semitic, Celtic, Germanic, and Slavonic tradition, and historic Judaism, Christianity, and Islam nevertheless. 5 volumes ("Classical Tradition," I-V) are uniquely excited about the lengthy and influential aftermath of antiquity and the method of constant reinterpretation and revaluation of the traditional history, together with the background of classical scholarship. BRILL S NEW PAULY provides the present kingdom of conventional and new parts of analysis and brings jointly expert wisdom from prime students from world wide. Many entries are elucidated with maps and illustrations and the English version will comprise up to date bibliographic references."

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