Encyclopedia Of Popular Music

The Encyclopedia Of renowned tune is universally well-known because the so much finished and authoritative reference paintings on well known song. This new extended version is a necessary reference booklet for someone who has a question approximately any point of twentieth Century renowned tune, together with rock, dance, rap and R&B, in addition to blues, soul, kingdom and people.

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Encyclopedia of Homelessness, Volumes 1-2

By David Levinson

The Encyclopedia of Homelessness is the 1st systematic attempt to arrange and summarize what we all know approximately this complicated subject which affects not just the homeless yet all of society. The Encyclopedia specializes in the present state of affairs within the usa, with a comparative sampling of homelessness round the world. The Encyclopedia comprises entries on Australia, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, France, Guatemala, Japan, Nigeria, Russia, Sweden, the uk, Zimbabwe, Tokyo, Calcutta, London and others from world wide. The Encyclopedia of Homelessness meets the wishes of a vast viewers, supplying a wealthy background and the knowledge, perspectives, and views of specialists from varied disciplines and perspectives.

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Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Literature 1900-2003

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Latin American and Caribbean Literature attracts jointly entries on all facets of literature together with authors, critics, significant works, magazines, genres, faculties and activities in those areas from the start of the 20 th century to the current day. With greater than two hundred entries written via a workforce of foreign individuals this reference covers the preferred to the esoteric, together with entries on: Delmira Agustini; best-sellers; Norge Espinosa; ancient novel; modernism; Leonardo Padura; poetry; Juan Rulfo; Juan Pablo Sutherland; and translation. The publication could be a beneficial reference source for these learning Latin American and/or Caribbean literature in addition to being of curiosity to these following Spanish or Portuguese language classes.

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World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia - 2 Volume set

This publication exhibits how, in the course of the twentieth century, evils equivalent to totalitarianism, tyranny, battle, and genocide turned indelibly associated with the fascist reason, and examines the long-lasting and well known allure of an ideology that has counted princes, poets, and struggle heroes between its so much fervent adherents.

• 500 A–Z entries on fascist leaders and the hobbies, doctrines, and key occasions linked to fascism

• an in depth index that allows readers to find themes speedy and easily

• information regarding fascism as a world circulation from a variety of sources

• Contributions from over a hundred students from greater than 20 nations

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Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences, Volumes 1-4 (2nd Edition)

By John W. Fuquay, Patrick F. Fox, Paul L. H. McSweeney

Dairy technological know-how comprises the research of milk and milk-derived nutrients items, interpreting the organic, chemical, actual, and microbiological facets of milk itself in addition to the technological (processing) facets of the transormation of milk into its a number of client items, together with drinks, fermented items, contentraed and dried items, butter and ice cream.

This new edition includes information on the potential influence of genetic amendment of dairy animals, security issues of uncooked milk and uncooked milk items, peptides in milk, dairy-based asthma, packaging and shelf-life and different subject matters of significance and curiosity to these in dairy examine and industry.

*Fully reviewed, revised and up-to-date with the most recent advancements in Dairy Science

*Full colour inserts in each one quantity illustrate key concepts

*Extended index for simply finding information

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Encyclopedia of Latin America, Volumes 1-4

By Mark A. Burkholder

Protecting prehistory during the current, this can be a high-quality encyclopedia with a lot to suggest it. The textual content is available for AP high-school scholars and up. There are liberal cross-references. All 4 volumes are generously illustrated with line drawings and black-and-white photos in addition to a few maps. each one quantity has a thesaurus, a quantity index, and a bibliography; a cumulative index is located in quantity four. Articles variety from a paragraph to numerous pages and canopy contributors, international locations, and extra; and bigger articles conceal normal subject matters equivalent to exchange, executive, and relatives family. the most effective beneficial properties of the set is the choice of basic resource fabrics in every one quantity, together with conquistador memoirs, indigenous poetry in translation, local histories, royal orders, innovative proclamations, and lots of different goods. The set is equipped by means of time classes: prehistory to 1560 in quantity 1, 1550s to 1820s in quantity 2, 1820s to 1900 in quantity three, and 1900 to the current in quantity four. This chops up themes, so that you can get a whole photograph of Argentina or exchange, for instance, the reader has to refer to every one quantity. even supposing there are either a listing of entries within the entire set in every one quantity and notice additionally references in articles in each one quantity, this provides to the reader’s paintings. The chronological constitution presents important ancient point of view, even though, and enhances the A–Z association of Gale’s Encyclopedia of Latin American heritage and tradition (2d ed., 2008). better public libraries serving AP high-school periods probably want to contemplate this, as will educational libraries serving associations that provide survey classes in Latin American background.

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Encyclopedia of Disasters: Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies, Volumes 1-2

By Angus M. Gunn

Disasters can strike at any time. From the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius to storm Katrina, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes and different average failures have prompted super demise, human pain, and environmental disaster. The advanced technological and social alterations of the previous couple of centuries haven't simply intensified the influence of such usual failures, yet have additional new brought new purposes to be troubled - airplane crashes, bombings, business injuries, genocides. Calling a few failures typical and others man-made downplays the real interrelationship among the development and human activities. Human activities - or inactions - can catapult a common phenomenon right into a lethal disaster. Likewise, nature may be extraordinarily disrupted via occasions which are created through humans.

<i>Encyclopedia of DisasterS&Lt;/i> covers over a hundred and eighty of crucial failures in historical past. prepared chronologically, the encyclopedia comprises entries on these failures that experience had the best ancient, environmental, and cultural influence: The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, which destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum; the London hearth of 1666, which flattened a lot of London and allowed the rebuilding of town; the influenza epidemic of 1918, which killed thousands; the 1964 Prince William Sound earthquake in Alaska, which triggered dying and destruction as distant as Hawaii; the worst nuclear strength plant coincidence in Chernobyl, Ukraine, in 1964, that has rendered the encompassing panorama uninhabitable; and the 2004 earthquake that created a tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands in Sumatra. each one access contains a record of readings for added learn, and the encyclopedia is illustrated with quite a few images and line illustrations that exhibit the destruction and depression because of those disasters.

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