By Bruce F. Murphy
Bruce Murphy's Encyclopedia of homicide and secret is a entire consultant to the style of the homicide secret that catalogues millions of things in a large diversity of different types: authors, titles, plots, characters, guns, tools of killing, motion picture and theatrical variations. What distinguishes this encyclopedia from the others within the box is its serious stance.
By Drs. Hanneke J. G. Baretta-Bekker (auth.), Drs. Hanneke J. G. Baretta-Bekker, Prof. Dr. Egbert K. Duursma, Dr. Bouwe R. Kuipers (eds.)
Marine technology this day is a space of fast enlargement. clinical task is in creasing, and progressively more scientists are enthusiastic about a number of of its disciplines. For a radical realizing of the marine surroundings, for its exploration, exploitation, and administration, heritage wisdom of a couple of self-discipline is needed. a transparent desire hence exists for a concise mul tidisciplinary oceanographic encyclopedia. The initiative for this ebook was once taken through the Netherlands Institute of Sea examine, NIOZ, Texel, a multidisciplinary institute, based in 1876. the second one variation of this Encyclopedia includes a few 1980 entries, 210 of which in (bio)chemistry, 330 in (bio)physics, 350 in geology, and 970 in biolo gy, whereas the rest one hundred twenty are normal phrases, with 60 on oceanographic expe ditions. thoughts, terminology, and strategies of a few of the disciplines are in short defined and, in particular within the description of marine tactics, the publication attempts to be greater than a thesaurus or a dictionary. It makes an attempt to supply a succinct review of the main themes in marine technological know-how. scholars, academics and scientists in addition to laymen might use it to discover a proof of oceanographic phrases outdoors their very own fields. The manuscript of the 1st edi tion used to be learn through a number of capability clients, whose reviews were used to enhance and make clear the descriptions. the second one variation has benefited from the reviews through a number of reviewers.
By Jonathan Clements, Helen McCarthy
Larger and higher! Our first version rocked the anime global with its in-depth entries on anime well-known and vague and its very good index/film finder. Now this terrific booklet is forty percentage larger—with all-new entries on 1000's of anime published after 2001, updates on older entries, and over fifty thousand phrases on anime creators (like Tezuka and Otomo) and genres (“Early Anime,” “Science Fiction and Robots,” etc.). An absolute must-have for each anime shelf!
By William J. Lennarz, M. Daniel Lane, Paul Modrich, Jack Dixon, Ernesto Carafoli, John Exton, Don Cleveland
Written for a large, cross-disciplinary viewers, the Encyclopedia of organic Chemistry addresses the basic self-discipline of organic chemistry underlying nearly all the lifestyles sciences. This compilation of greater than 500 varied entries encompasses all points of biochemistry, in addition to the extensions of this topic into the similar fields of molecular biology, mobilephone biology, genetics and biophysics. This finished encyclopedia covers all components of organic chemistry written through greater than 500 chosen overseas specialists. Articles are generously illustrated together with greater than 800 photos in four-color. each one access includes a transparent, concise overview of the subject in addition to illustrations, a word list of technical phrases and a piece for extra examining. every one access additional includes basic history and time period definitions in addition to a accomplished overview of the present study within the box. scholars, technological know-how reporters and scientists looking a concise creation to precise themes will get pleasure from the transparent, tabular layout of every entry.Also on hand on-line through ScienceDirect - that includes huge looking, looking out, and inner cross-referencing among articles within the paintings, plus dynamic linking to magazine articles and summary databases, making navigation versatile and simple. for additional information, pricing suggestions and availability stopover at www.info.sciencedirect.com. *Four-volume set with subject matters prepared from A to Z for simple reference*Seven topic parts protecting all parts of organic chemistry*Over 500 full-color articles of 4-9 pages each*Over 1300 illustrations all through with 800 in 4-color and over 2 hundred tables*Glossary of specialised phrases and 'Further interpreting' part supplied for each article*Includes entries at the newest learn techniques*Appropriate for college students, researchers, and pros
By Sue Bursztynski
This Encyclopedia is the main complete consultant but either to the character and content material of literature, and to literary feedback. In 90 essays via prime foreign critics and students, the quantity covers either conventional themes similar to literature and background, poetry, drama and the radical, and in addition more recent themes similar to the construction and reception of literature. present serious rules are in actual fact and provocatively mentioned, whereas the volume's association displays in a dynamic means the wealthy range of up to date pondering literature.
Each essay seeks to supply the reader with a transparent experience of the total importance of its topic in addition to information on extra reading.
An crucial paintings of reference, The Encyclopedia of Literature and Criticism is a stimulating advisor to the valuable preoccupations of up to date serious puzzling over literature.
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By Herb Fagen
This paintings is a reference at the background of the Western motion picture, from the nice teach theft in 1902 to the latest Hollywood hits. all of the 3500 entries comprise the film's important data - identify, 12 months published, director, writers and screenwriters, solid, and operating time. A precis of the movie is incorporated and a severe research of the extra major stars and flicks.