By Joseph Sherma (Eds.)
By Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films includes two hundred essays by way of prime movie students analysing crucial, influential, leading edge and fascinating movies of all time. prepared alphabetically, each one access explores why every one movie is important if you happen to examine movie and explores the social, historic and political contexts within which the movie used to be produced. starting from Hollywood classics to foreign bestsellers to lesser-known representations of nationwide cinema, this assortment is intentionally huge in scope crossing a long time, barriers and genres. The encyclopedia hence offers an creation to the historic diversity and scope of cinema produced through the world.
By Beaudry, Mary Carolyn; Metheny, Karen Bescherer
What are the origins of agriculture? In what methods have technological advances with regards to meals affected human improvement? How have meals and foodways been used to create identification, converse which means, and set up society? during this hugely readable, illustrated quantity, archaeologists and different students from around the globe discover those questions and more.
The Archaeology of nutrition offers greater than 250 entries spanning geographic and temporal contexts and lines fresh discoveries along the result of many years of analysis. The participants offer overviews of present wisdom and theoretical views, increase key questions, and delve into myriad clinical, archaeological, and fabric analyses so as to add intensity to our knowing of meals. The encyclopedia serves as a reference for students and scholars in archaeology, nutrition experiences, and similar disciplines, in addition to interesting examining for culinary historians, nutrients writers, and meals and archaeology enthusiasts.
By Robert T. Francoeur, Raymond J. Noonan
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 ideas and new insights for complete assurance of the sector. The content material comes in print and on-line through ScienceDirect, the latter of which bargains optimum flexibility, accessibility, and value via each time, wherever entry for a number of clients and stronger seek functionality.
No different paintings offers analytical and actual (bio)chemists such extraordinary entry to the literature. With 30% new content material, SPEC-2 continues the ''authoritative, balanced coverage'' of the unique paintings whereas additionally breaking new flooring in spectroscopic research.
- Incorporates greater than a hundred and fifty colour figures, 5,000 references, and three hundred articles (30% of that are new), for a radical exam of the field
- Highlights new examine and promotes innovation in utilized components starting from nutrition technological know-how 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 Leslie M. Alexander
Encyclopedia of African American historical past introduces readers to the numerous humans, occasions, sociopolitical routine, and concepts that experience formed African American existence from earliest touch among African peoples and Europeans during the overdue twentieth century.This encyclopedia areas the African American adventure within the context of the full African diaspora, with entries equipped in sections on African/European touch and enslavement, tradition, resistance and id in the course of enslavement, political activism from the progressive warfare to Southern emancipation, political activism from Reconstruction to the trendy Civil Rights flow, black nationalism and urbanization, and Pan-Africanism and modern black the USA. in keeping with the newest scholarship and engagingly written, there is not any greater go-to reference for exploring the heritage of African american citizens and their specified impression on American society, politics, enterprise, literature, artwork, foodstuff, garments, song, language, and know-how.
By Michael C. MacCracken
Quantity considered one of this Encyclopedia offers with the actual and chemical dimensions of the Earth procedure, together with for instance the ambience, the oceans, the cryosphere, and people points of the land floor rather correct to interactions with different parts of the Earth procedure. It makes a speciality of the main dynamic points of the process, at the components and techniques that produce switch, and at the courses and person scientists such a lot curious about measuring and figuring out swap. the amount starts with a gaggle of prolonged assessment essays, via shorter articles on a number of features of the background, present country, and attainable destiny states of the Earth method, together with the interactions one of the elements of the program. professional contributions characteristic on: ancient traits in a variety of environmental symptoms, either some time past century and lengthening again via geological time What we have now realized, and the instruments used to realize wisdom concerning the functioning of this complicated procedure, from box courses to mel simulations results of human intervention on weather switch and stratospheric ozone depletion info of geared up foreign staring at, information administration, and study courses within the Earth sciences short biographies of a range of major scientists This quantity represents a uniquely useful resource of targeted, well timed, and authoritative info in terms of the problems of world environmental swap. it's been developed large adequate in scope to light up each nook of the proper geophysical sciences, whereas last concise and quite simply usable via the non-specialist.
By Dariusz Jemielniak
In Common Knowledge?, Dariusz Jemielniak attracts on his educational services and years of energetic participation in the Wikipedia neighborhood to take readers contained in the website, illuminating the way it capabilities and deconstructing its specified association. opposed to a backdrop of misconceptions approximately its governance, authenticity, and accessibility, Jemielniak gives you the 1st ethnography of Wikipedia, revealing that it isn't totally on the mercy of the general public: as a substitute, it balances open entry and tool with a distinct paperwork that takes a web page from conventional organizational kinds. alongside the way in which, Jemielniak comprises attention-grabbing situations that spotlight the tug of battle one of the members as they forge forward during this pioneering environment.
By George E Delury; Neil Schlager
100 ninety-six international locations are defined by way of structures and companies of presidency, in addition to the approaches by which political events or pursuits carry their impression to undergo on executive. v. 1. Afghanistan to Guyana -- v. 2. Haiti to Norway -- v. three. Oman to Zimbabwe