By Jane A. Malonis
You, your mates, and company companions will want details on a range of industrial matters. while in want, visit the Encyclopedia of commercial. foreign in scope, with a highly North American concentration, this 2-vol. set is jam-packed with a whole bunch information regarding the enterprise international.
By John C Lindon; George E Tranter; David W Koppenaal
The moment variation of the Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry pulls key details right into a unmarried resource for speedy entry to solutions and/or in-depth exam of themes. ''SPEC-2'' covers thought, equipment, and purposes for researchers, scholars, and professionals-combining confirmed innovations and new insights for entire assurance of the sphere. The content material comes in print and on-line through ScienceDirect, the latter of which deals optimum flexibility, accessibility, and usefulness via every time, anyplace entry for a number of clients and stronger seek functionality.
No different paintings supplies analytical and actual (bio)chemists such exceptional entry to the literature. With 30% new content material, SPEC-2 keeps the ''authoritative, balanced coverage'' of the unique paintings whereas additionally breaking new floor in spectroscopic research.
- Incorporates greater than one hundred fifty colour figures, 5,000 references, and three hundred articles (30% of that are new), for an intensive exam of the field
- Highlights new learn and promotes innovation in utilized parts starting from nutrients technology and forensics to biomedicine and health
- Features a brand new co-editor: David Koppenaal of Pacific Northwest nationwide Laboratory, Washington, united states, whose paintings in atomic mass spectrometry has been famous internationally
By Molly Andrews, Corinne Squire, Maria Tamboukou
Written by means of a world workforce of specialists within the box, the second one version of this renowned textual content considers either the theoretical underpinnings and useful functions of narrative examine. The authors take the reader from preliminary judgements approximately kinds of narrative examine, via extra complicated problems with reflexivity, interpretation and the examine context. current chapters were up to date to mirror alterations within the literature and new chapters from eminent narrative students in Europe, Australia and the us were further on various subject matters together with narratives and embodiment, visible narratives, narratives and storyworlds, new media narratives and Deleuzian views in narrative examine. This e-book should be necessary for all scholars, researchers and lecturers trying to use narrative equipment of their personal social research.
By David Crystal
Hardly ever has a ebook so filled with actual and good researched real details been so generally learn and popularly acclaimed. This moment variation of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language has been absolutely revised for a brand new new release of language-lovers. The e-book is longer and comprises huge new fabric on international English and web English, as well as thoroughly up to date data, extra studying feedback and different references. First variation Hb (1995): 0-521-40179-8 First variation Pb (1997): 0-521-59655-6 David Crystal is a number one authority on language, and writer of many books, together with such a lot lately Shakespeare's phrases (Penguin, 2002), Language and the web (Cambridge, 2001) and Language loss of life (Cambridge, 2000). An across the world well known author, magazine editor, lecturer and broadcaster, he bought an Order of the British Empire in 1995 for his providers to the English language.
By Jean Aitchison
Human language is a unusual communique approach: it has extra in universal with birdsong than with the calls of different primates. Jean Aitchison explores the origins of human language and the way it has advanced. She likens the hunt to an unlimited prehistoric jigsaw puzzle, within which quite a few fragments of facts has to be assembled. Such proof is pieced jointly from a mix of linguistic and nonlinguistic resources akin to evolution conception, archaeology, psychology, and anthropology. this can be an obtainable and wide-ranging creation to the origins and evolution of human language.
By Michael S. Kimmel, Amy B. Aronson
The stereotypes of guys in pop culture, from hairy-chested motion picture stars to rough-hewn heroes, don't by myself symbolize masculinity. in reality, there are numerous how you can outline masculine habit, from revealing one's female aspect to eating immense amounts of beer. Now, a number one pupil explores the origins, constructions, and dynamics of masculinity in a different new reference paintings.
By Edward E. Curtis IV
Muslims have lengthy performed a crucial function in American heritage. because the colonial interval while an predicted 20,000 African Muslims have been transported to the US as slaves, during the early twentieth century while Muslim immigrants entered the us from the center East, Europe, and Asia, to the current day, Islam has been an essential component of the yankee event. The founding of the kingdom of Islam within the Thirties augmented the Muslim-American inhabitants between African americans, and this workforce together with such in demand figures as Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, and Louis Farrakhan has had a big impression on American lifestyles and politics because the Sixties. given that passage of the Immigration Act of 1965, nearly 1 million Muslims have come to the USA, developing new neighborhoods and groups in all 50 states. Few teams are as different as Muslim americans, and but no different crew has been as stereotyped, maligned, or marginalized in American society. The terrorist assaults of 9-11 produced a heavy backlash, reworking the Muslim-American event within the usa. on the sunrise of the twenty first century, they can be misunderstood through mainstream society, portrayed as caricatures in the event that they are portrayed in any respect. the hot Encyclopedia of Muslim-American background goals to rectify this therapy and position Muslim americans squarely within the middle of yankee historical past and tradition. Written in transparent and jargon-free prose, this authoritative reference presents a brand new and broader, extra inclusive method of American heritage. together with approximately three hundred articles, this two-volume reference publication is the 1st to target this serious topic, overlaying the entire ancient and modern concerns, occasions, humans, lawsuits, subject matters, and activism in terms of Muslim americans. greater than a hundred historians, students, and specialists contributed to this encyclopedia, tracing the reviews and effect that Muslim americans have had on our nation's historical past for centuries. unique records, a grasp chronology, and an intensive bibliography entire this illustrated reference.
By Robert T. Francoeur, Raymond J. Noonan
A finished one-volume reference paintings on sexual behaviour in the course of the global initially of a brand new millennium. Written through greater than two hundred best sexologists of their respective nations and cultures, each one long access explores such components as heterosexual relationships, young children, teens, adults, gender-conflicted people, unconventional sexual styles, birth control, sexually transmitted ailments, AIDS, sexual dysfunctions, and treatments. it is usually sexual matters for older individuals and bodily and mentally challenged contributors. areas to be integrated during this quantity for the 1st time are: Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, France, Hong Kong, Nepal, Norway, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, and Tanzania.