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.

Features:

  • 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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Christmas Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Christmas (Books of Miscellany)

By Jonathan Green

Wouldn’t or not it's nice to appreciate all our Christmas traditions? the following, Jonathan eco-friendly deals the attention-grabbing heritage in the back of our so much loved vacation traditions. for instance, myrrh is incense made up of the resin of a North African bush and used to be a unique present in the course of biblical occasions. To the Romans, mistletoe used to be a logo of fertility, so this present day we're inspired to kiss whilst it's close to. The yuletide log was once initially used to embellish houses through the darkish, chilly Scandinavian Christmas season. choked with all demeanour of pleasant surprises and scrumptious morsels, A Christmas Miscellany demystifies the origins of wide-spread festive customs reminiscent of caroling and xmas playing cards, and entertains with enjoyable, little-known proof. this is often the precise reward or stocking stuffer for the curious-minded throughout the vacation season.

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Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2nd Edition)

By Carl A. Batt, Mary Lou Tortorello

Written through the world's top scientists and spanning over four hundred articles in 3 volumes, the Encyclopedia of foodstuff Microbiology, moment variation is an entire, hugely established advisor to present wisdom within the box. absolutely revised and up to date, this encyclopedia displays the main advances within the box because the first version was once released in 1999

The articles during this key paintings, seriously illustrated and completely revised because the first variation in 1999, spotlight advances in components akin to genomics and foodstuff protection to deliver clients up to date on microorganisms in meals. subject matters resembling DNA sequencing and E. coli are fairly good covered.

With lists of additional interpreting to assist clients discover subject matters intensive, this source will enhance scientists at each point in academia and undefined, offering primary info in addition to explaining cutting-edge clinical discoveries.
This ebook is designed to permit disparate ways (from farmers to processors to foodstuff handlers and shoppers) and pursuits to entry exact and target information regarding the microbiology of foods.Microbiology affects the secure presentation of meals. From harvest and garage to selection of shelf-life, to presentation and intake. This paintings highlights the dangers of microbial illness and is a useful go-to consultant for someone operating in nutrition wellbeing and fitness and Safety.Has a two-fold attraction (1) these constructing new useful nutrition items and (2) to all firms occupied with the aptitude dangers of microbes of their foodstuff items.

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Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia: A comprehensive and authoritative A-Z guide to the Universe (Revised Edition)

By Patrick Moore

The hot Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia is among the so much accomplished, authoritative and obtainable books on astronomy. in additional than 3000 alphabetically prepared articles and over 500 images and diagrams, it covers every little thing and everybody from the Anglo-Australian Observatory to Fritz Zwicky. Its 464 pages contain a bunch of significant articles on topics akin to our Galaxy, the solar and planets, optical and radio telescopes, stars, black holes, astrophysics, observatories, astronomical images, area programmes, the constellations and recognized astronomers. aiding those articles are shorter entries on planetary positive aspects and satellites, asteroids, observational recommendations, comets, satellite tv for pc launchers, meteros, and matters as diversified as lifestyles within the Universe and the constitution of meteorites. ratings of tables record the brightest stars within the significant constellations, annual meteor showers, significant variable stars, dwarf stars, power construction procedures within the solar, and different correct information. Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia is written by way of greater than a hundred top astronomers from the world's universities and observatories, every one a professional in a really expert box of data. they've got produced an updated and trustworthy renowned reference paintings for 2001 and past.

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Ring of Fire: An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes

The writer examines typical failures round the Pacific Rim all through historical past including clinical facts context to provide enlightening―and hugely readable―entries.

• beneficial properties nearly a hundred alphabetically prepared entries with insights into particular mess ups, know-how, key geographic positive aspects of the realm, major humans, cultural ideals, and more

• encompasses a common advent and evaluate of the geography and tectonic task within the Pacific Rim countries

• bargains either historic and medical info

• Explains complicated ordinary phenomena and medical options utilizing nontechnical language and transparent illustrations

• offers correct cross-references to comparable themes in addition to to articles, books, and internet sites that supply additional information

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Encyclopedia of Caves (2nd Edition)

By David C. Culver, William B. White


Encyclopedia of Caves
is a self-contained, fantastically illustrated paintings devoted to caves and their distinct environments. It contains greater than a hundred accomplished articles from top students and explorers in 15 assorted nations. each one access is distinctive and scientifically sound, but available for college students and non-scientists. This large-format reference is enchanced with countless numbers of full-color pictures, maps, and drawings from the authors' personal paintings, which supply certain photos of the underground surroundings.
* international in reach--authors are a world staff of specialists overlaying caves from round the world
* contains 24 new articles commissioned specifically for this 2d version
* Articles include broad bibliographies cross-referencing comparable essays
* hundreds and hundreds of colour photos, maps, charts and illustrations of cave good points and biota
* A-Z series and a entire index enable for simple place of subject matters
* thesaurus offers definitions of all key vocabulary items

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Encyclopedia of Human Body Systems

By Julie McDowell

This encyclopedia presents a concise but complete advent to every of the structures of the human physique, exploring all eleven organ structures of the human physique: the circulatory, digestive, endocrine, integumentary, lymphatic, muscular, fearful, reproductive, respiration, skeletal, and urinary platforms. each one bankruptcy comprises particular descriptions of vital physiological techniques, mobilephone and tissue varieties, in addition to the organs and their roles in the greater process. exact awareness is additionally given to the ways that those platforms have interaction. Written in obtainable prose, this article is an easy-to-understand reference for lay readers of any age and an excellent source for any highschool wellbeing and fitness curriculum.

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