Now You Know More: The Book of Answers, Vol. 2 by Doug Lennox

By Doug Lennox

This can be a keep on with as much as the runaway bestseller Now you recognize: The ebook of solutions, which went via 5 printings and offered over 20,000 copies! during this moment booklet, Lennox maintains to track the concise and interesting background and purposes for thousands of expressions in our daily language, in addition to customs and behavior within the comparable unique layout that used to be such a success final 12 months.

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The Social Science Enciclopedia by Kuper A., Kuper J.

By Kuper A., Kuper J.

The Social technology Encyclopedia goals to supply a vast, authoritative, available and up to date insurance of the social sciences in a handy layout. it truly is meant for a classy yet now not inevitably expert readership, together with social scientists, scholars, reporters, managers, planners and directors, and certainly all people with a major curiosity in modern educational brooding about the person in society.

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Encyclopedia of Protestantism: 4-volume set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

By Hans J. Hillerbrand

Routledge is proud to announce the ebook of a brand new significant reference paintings from global popular pupil Hans J. Hillerbrand. The Encyclopedia of Protestantism is the definitive connection with the background and ideology that proceed to exert a profound effect on Western idea. that includes entries written via a world staff of experts, the encyclopedia strains the process Protestantism from its beginnings ahead of 1517, whilst Martin Luther nailed his ninety five Theses to the door of Wittenberg Cathedral, to the important and various, and overseas scene of the current day.

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Personal Effects: The Social Character Of Scholarly Writing by Deborah H. Holdstein, David Bleich

By Deborah H. Holdstein, David Bleich

In own results, Holdstein and Bleich collect a quantity that cuts around the grain of present orthodoxy. those editors and individuals argue that it really is basic in humanistic scholarship to take account of the non-public and collective stories of students, researchers, critics, and lecturers. They contend that humanistic inquiry can't improve effectively at present irrespective of the kinds of subjective, intersubjective, and collective event of lecturers and researchers. In composition stories, they indicate, a huge strand of thought has constantly mined the private adventure of person writers ("where they stand" even in a destabilized experience of that idea). "[Such substantial bills of the 'inner' educational existence offer applicable and wealthy contexts for extra examine and analysis." With this quantity, then, those students stream us to discover the intersections of the social with subjectivity, with voice, ideology, and tradition, and to contemplate the jobs of those within the paintings of teachers who examine writing and literature. Taken jointly, the essays during this assortment hold ahead the concept that the non-public, the candidly subjective and intersubjective, has to be a part of the topic of research in humanities scholarship. They suggest an figuring out of the private in scholarship that's extra valuable simply because extra sincerely anchored in human event.

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Shooting Stars of the Small Screen: Encyclopedia of TV by Douglas Brode

By Douglas Brode

''This quantity enshrines and preserves the essence of what the television Western has constantly been all about.'' --Fess Parker, celebrity of the Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone television sequence, from the foreword

Since the start of tv, Westerns were taking part in at the small monitor. From the mid-1950s till the early Sixties, they have been certainly one of TV's most well-liked genres, with thousands of audience tuning in to such well known indicates as Rawhide, Gunsmoke, and Disney's Davy Crockett. notwithstanding the cultural revolution of the later Nineteen Sixties contributed to the loss of life of conventional Western courses, the Western by no means really disappeared from television. as a substitute, it took on new kinds, similar to the hugely renowned Lonesome Dove and Deadwood, whereas exploring the lives of characters who by no means prior to had a starring function, together with anti-heroes, mountain males, farmers, local and African americans, Latinos, and women.

Shooting Stars of the Small Screen is a complete encyclopedia of greater than 450 actors who got superstar billing or performed a routine personality function in a television Western sequence or a made-for-TV Western motion picture or miniseries from the overdue Forties as much as 2008. Douglas Brode covers the highlights of every actor's occupation, together with Western motion picture paintings, if major, to offer an entire experience of the actor's reveal persona(s). in the entries are discussions of ratings of renowned Western television indicates that discover how those courses either mirrored and impacted the social global during which they aired. Brode opens the encyclopedia with a desirable heritage of the television Western that strains its roots in B Western video clips, whereas additionally exhibiting how television Westerns built their very own particular storytelling conventions.

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The Routledge linguistics encyclopedia by Kirsten Malmkjaer

By Kirsten Malmkjaer

The Linguistics Encyclopedia is a single-volume Encyclopedia protecting all significant and subsidiary components of linguistics and utilized linguistics. The seventy 9 articles supply in-depth insurance of the themes and sub-topics of the sphere, generally cross-referenced so the reader can see how parts interrelate. together with a considerable advent which gives a potted background of linguistics and recommendations for additional interpreting, this is often an integral reference software for experts and non-specialists alike.

This re-creation includes ten thoroughly new articles, introducing new components like slang  language and new technologies. Articles from the former variation have additionally been thoroughly updated.

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America's Struggle with Empire: A Documentary History by Peter Kastor

By Peter Kastor

How do you govern humans in a international land? How do you govern while the folks problem the govt. imposed upon them? How do you reply to that resistance while you are dedicated to making new freedoms for the folks? In America's fight with Empire, historian Peter Kastor has rigorously compiled and edited a distinct record assortment that explores how americans have addressed those complicated matters over the years. Drawing from a variety of basic assets, this interesting new reference brings unprecedented concentration to the historical past of U.S. makes an attempt to manipulate international territories and noncitizens. With assistance from introductory essays and explanatory headnotes, the amount examines how those encounters were considered via americans, and the way they've got formed the connection among the U.S. and the remainder of the realm.

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Conflict Between India and Pakistan: An Encyclopedia (Roots by Peter Lyon

By Peter Lyon

This updated encyclopedia examines the clash among India and Pakistan from Independence to the current day, with an authoritative therapy that provides the problems evenhandedly and from either international locations' perspectives.

• specified entries take care of cities, towns, and geographic components, together with Jammu, Srinigar, and the Siachen Glacier; significant figures inquisitive about the clash, together with common Pervez Musharraf; the non secular divide among Hindus and Muslims; and the dispute over Kashmir

• an intensive chronology presents year-by-year therapy of the most concerns in Indo-Pakistan relations

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