The 6th variation of this sequence will replace every one access on each country within the united states, together with the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Caribbean and Pacific dependencies. Entries hide the geography, historical past, politics, financial system and different proof approximately each one country.
Alphabetically prepared entries function constant subheadings for every nation so scholars can speedy locate comparative details. An index of individuals, areas and topics makes searches effortless, and assets for extra research offers scholars with the next move to benefit more.
By Yadolah Dodge
The Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics provides the fundamental information regarding statistical exams, recommendations, and analytical equipment in language that's obtainable to practitioners and scholars of the huge neighborhood utilizing information in drugs, engineering, actual technology, existence technology, social technological know-how, and business/economics.
The reference is alphabetically prepared to supply easy access to the elemental instruments of statistical technique and biographies of recognized statisticians. The greater than 500 entries comprise definitions, heritage, mathematical info, obstacles, examples, references, and additional readings. All entries contain cross-references in addition to the main citations. The again subject features a timeline of statistical innovations. This reference might be a permanent source for finding handy overviews approximately this crucial box of study.
By John R. Vile
The first encyclopedic remedy of the personalities, politics, and occasions occupied with drafting the U.S. Constitution.
• 350 A–Z entries and dozens of sidebars together with individuals, occasions, compromises, committees, constitutional provisions, or even trivia
• separate chronologies―one for day by day occasions on the conference and one masking key occasions within the years surrounding the Convention
• basic resource records together with copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution and its amendments
• wide cross-references, a topical desk of contents, bibliographical entries, a whole index, and maps
By U.S. Army Research and Development Command
This quantity represents a continuous attempt to hide comprehensively the unclassified info on explosives and similar topics within the comparable demeanour and layout as in prior volumes. The reader is suggested to acquire the former volumes and to learn either the PREFACE and advent in quantity I to be able to comprehend the authors' manner of offering the subject material. In practise for and through the writing of this Encyclopedia, the authors have consulted freely with and feature had the cooperation of lots of individuals who contributed their professional wisdom and recommendation. This truth is stated during the textual content on the finish of the topic merchandise. a list of many others who've helped in quite a few methods will be impractical Drs J. Roth, A.P. Hardt and Mr D.E. Seeger of the personal zone contributed considerably within the literature looking out and writing of a few of the articles during this quantity. additionally, Ms R. Meredith, P. Altner, J. Blodgett, J. DePreter, M. Ng, E. Ragolski, Messrs I. Haznedari and A. Famell of STINFO department (Library), Messrs A. Anzalone and L. Silver of PLASTEC, all of ARRADCOM, Dover, NJ, gave unstintingly in their effort and time in such varied helping initiatives as automatic searches and retrievals, Beiistein and Gmelin handbook searches, and book procurement, translation and copy prone Dr Raymond F. Walker, vigorous fabrics department leader, supplied monetary aid and encouragement to proceed this paintings, as did Mr Edward J. Kolb of Headquarters, US military Materiel advance. ment and Readiness Command (DARCOM). extra monetary help was once obtained from the sale of volumes to non-government organizations and participants via the nationwide Technical info carrier, US division of trade, Springfield, Va 22161 even though substantial attempt has been made to offer this data as thoroughly as attainable, blunders and mistakes in transcription and translation do take place. hence, the authors motivate readers to refer to unique resources, whilst attainable, and to be happy to show blunders and omissions of vital paintings in order that corrections and additions should be indexed within the subsequent quantity. The interpretations of information and evaluations expressed are usually these of the authors, and aren't inevitably these nor the accountability of officers of ARRADCOM or the dep. of the military This quantity has been ready for info reasons in basic terms and neither ARRADCOM nor the dep. of the military can be answerable for any occasions or judgements coming up from using any details contained herein.
Sacrifice is a widely known type of ritual in lots of international religions. even though the particular perform of animal sacrifice used to be mostly abolished within the later historical past of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, it really is nonetheless recalled via biblical tales, the ritual calendar and group occasions. The essays during this quantity speak about some of the positions in regards to the worth of sacrifice in a large choice of disciplines equivalent to heritage, archaeology, literature, philosophy, paintings and gender and post-colonial experiences. during this context they research a wide range of questions concerning the 'actuality of sacrifice' in numerous social, old and highbrow contexts starting from the pre-historical to the post-Holocaust, and current new understandings of a few of the main delicate themes of our time.
Why are we here?
How should still we live?
What occurs when we die?
Why does evil exist?
Religion For Dummies explains how the world’s nice religions resolution questions that persist via generations. Authors Rabbi Marc Gellman and Monsignor Thomas Hartman are depended on non secular advisors often called the God Squad. With terrific wit and significant knowledge, they host a regular speak exhibit which reaches approximately four million houses within the big apple zone, and feature seemed on quite a few television and radio shows.
This ebook isn't really a scholarly theological treatise; it’s a full of life, sensible, hands-on source to help you larger comprehend your individual faith and others. You’ll explore:
- Religion's function within the relatives and within the workplace
- The ideals and practices of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and different religions
- Religion's effect in the course of significant passages in existence equivalent to start, loss of life, and marriage
- How to affix a faith and the way to pray
- How faith might actually help care for concerns in on a daily basis lifestyles akin to clash, adversity, marriage, divorce, and more
- Religious rituals and ethics
Religion for Dummies touches on lesser-known religions (such as, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, Sikhism). It explores how humans of assorted faiths pray, have fun existence and loss of life, and examine ethical concerns. The e-book doesn't let you know what to think, yet relatively encourages you to dwell as you think and allow your faith infuse each point of your existence. It doesn’t supply uncomplicated solutions to haunting, advanced questions; it is helping you discover your individual solutions and pursue your personal non secular path!
By Daylle Deanna Schwartz
For everybody attracted to beginning a checklist label–to industry new expertise or to unlock and advertise their very own music–there hasn't ever been a greater time to do it!
Music will be published, disbursed, and promoted for a fragment of conventional expenses. Veteran writer and music-business advisor Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who begun and ran her personal label) has rewritten and elevated her vintage, Start & Run your personal list Label, to mirror alterations and new possibilities for advertising song in today’s climate.
Start & Run your personal list Label is a complete guidebook to construction a checklist label, choked with how-to information regarding industry tendencies and profit streams for track releases. as well as up to date info on actual distribution, producing exposure, advertising and marketing, and merchandising, it additionally has new information regarding key matters including:
•Balancing on and offline promoting and marketing
•Making the main of on-line assets (social-networking websites, blogs, ringtones, video clips, radio, and more)
•Using electronic distribution profitably
•Licensing your recordings to be used within the media
•Marketing song overseas
Ms. Schwartz has compiled new interviews with most sensible pros and autonomous labels–including recording artist CJ Baran (Push Play), Jed Carlson (founder, ReverbNation), Daniel Glass (founder, Glassnote Entertainment), blogger Perez Hilton, Scott Lapatine (founder, Stereogum), recording artist Ingrid Michaelson, Jeff rate (founder, Tunecore), MP3 bloggers, music-magazine editors, publicists, and others–for the main up to date, authoritative, and functional compendium on hand.
As monetary integration maintains, the excellence among family and overseas matters turns into extra tenuous. bettering coordination and coherence between overseas exchange, funding and household regulations is of accelerating significance for constructing international locations of the Asia-pacific quarter to compete successfully and make the most of globalization. This booklet brings jointly a few papers that spotlight the expanding importance of alternate and funding linkages and their impact at the improvement of household industries and prone.
For each one citation, a resource and primary date of use is pointed out. in lots of situations, new learn for this e-book has exposed an prior date or a unique writer than had formerly been understood. (It used to be Beatrice Kaufman, no longer Sophie Tucker, who exclaimed, I ve been terrible and that i ve been wealthy. wealthy is healthier! William Tecumseh Sherman wasn t the originator of battle is hell! It used to be Napoleon.) a number of entries are improved with annotations to explain which means or context for the reader. those attention-grabbing annotations, in addition to huge cross-references that establish comparable quotations and a wide key-phrase index, will fulfill either the reader who seeks particular info and the curious browser who appreciates an amble via interesting pages.
Softcover ebook - the most recent incarnation of Brother are you able to Spare A Dime? - sleek Dime dimension Silver cash of the area with Footnotes to historical past has been released in a 3rd variation. This paintings, a many 12 months venture to review those cash as miniature engravings of paintings and historical past, used to be first released in 1997. a number of years later a CD-rom was once produced because the moment variation. the writer gained a Numismatic Literary Guild Award for this variation. The 3rd version, a six hundred web page e-book with over 1000 enlarged scans of the cash from the mid 1800's to 1970 convey cash from world wide - Afghanistan to Yemen. those cash have been the money of the folk on the time; one might signify a days paintings, buy a meal or a night's leisure. Kings, Queens and Statesmen are portrayed on dozens, with little biographies of many. greater than a numismatic ebook, this anthology is a great solution to advance a greater figuring out of cash in use through the prior centuries. an exceptional addition in your numismatic library.