A three-volume set that provides the huge spectrum of global literature's nice participants. It contains entries on significant writers during the international overlaying the literary traditions of early Greece and Rome, Europe, Asia, Africa, the center East, and the Americas. It lists nameless works - equivalent to epics, odes, fables, and sacred texts.
First released in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.
By William Phillips
It has been reviled, brushed aside, attacked, and infrequently been the topic of Congressional hearings, yet nonetheless, the style of track often called heavy steel keeps not just its industry percentage within the recording and downloading undefined, but additionally as a cultural strength that has united hundreds of thousands of old and young enthusiasts around the globe. characterised via blaring distorted guitars, drum solos, and dramatic vibrato, the heavy steel move headbanged its solution to the preferred tradition panorama with bands like Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath the Seventies. Motley Crue and Metallica made steel a song phenomenon within the Eighties. Heavy steel maintains to conform at the present time with bands like Mastodon and Lamb of God.
Providing an in depth evaluate of the track, model, motion pictures, and philosophies in the back of the stream, this inclusive encyclopedia chronicles the heritage and improvement of heavy steel, together with sub-movements similar to demise steel, pace steel, grindcore, and hair metal.
Essential and hugely unique examining for top college and undergraduate classes in well known tune experiences, communications, media reviews, and cultural reports, the Encyclopedia of Heavy steel tune and Culture bargains a consultant to the final word underground tune, exploring its wealthy cultural range, resilience, and suppleness. Entries for musicians comprise a discography for these desirous to begin or increase their song collections.
By Peter Chrisp
That includes lovely photos that illustrate and teach, this visible encyclopedia is filled with hundreds of thousands of pictures that carry multiple million issues to gentle. complete colour.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and way of life (5 Volumes Set) 2d Edition
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and way of life covers cultural teams in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. 5 volumes, geared up for fast reference through continent, disguise heritage, politics, customs, faith, schooling, human rights matters, teenager lifestyles and masses extra for tradition teams akin to Kurds, Amish, Germans and greater than 500 others.
Each - to six-page access is written and reviewed by way of topic specialists who've in-depth wisdom of a specific global tradition and the ability to translate their wisdom int phrases that scholars can comprehend. The Encyclopedia additionally offers scholars a visible studying event with greater than 250 pictures. And, a thesaurus of phrases deals quickly reference for tough or international terms.
"The actual energy of the sequence is the specificity with which each and every tradition is tested. A well-organized, easy-to-use study tool." --School Library magazine, February 2010
— Jennifer Prince
"…emphasis the following leans towards the geographic, with a pointy concentrate on capitals, nationwide limitations, and traditional assets. A important buy for giant public libraries."
— Library magazine
By Anne Marie Hacht
The Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of global Literature permits scholars to examine an author's paintings within the context of the author's lifestyles and occasions. this set covers global authors from many classes and genres, development a huge realizing of a few of the contexts within which literature may be seen, from the biographical to the literary and ancient. Works will be considered throughout the lens of the background, traditions and studies of the author's own existence and the ideals, occasions and existence in their surrounding global. The approximately 500 entries additionally determine the numerous literary units and international issues which outline a writer's type and position the writer within the higher literary culture as chronicled and evaluated via critics over the years. as well as 500 photos the set includes severe pondering and task activates, additional enhnacing the student's personal own reaction to international literature.
"Encyclopedia of Hinduism" explores a faith that emerged from prehistory and lives at the present time in excellent sort. delivering nearly seven hundred A-to-Z entries, this obtainable encyclopedia specializes in the main major teams inside this faith, noteworthy lecturers and their contributions, the religions and cultural activities that enriched its background, and the diaspora of Hindu concept and perform world wide. significant spiritual traditions that sprang from Hindu impact, Jainism and Sikhism, even have many comparable entries. Entries contain: Ancestor worship, Ayodhya, Ayurveda, Benares, Bhagavad Gita, Brahman, Caste, Christian-Hindu kinfolk, Divali, Durga, Ellora, Funeral rites, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Hindu nationalism, Indus Valley Civilization, Kama Sutra, Meditation, Mirabai, R.K. Narayan, New moon/full moon ceremonies, Om, Puja, Reincarnation/rebirth, Sacred thread, Sadhu, Sikhism, Rabindranath Tagore, Theosophical Society, Untouchability, Vegetarianism, Vishnu, global Parliament of Religions, and extra.
Increasing fiscal globalization has made figuring out the area economic system extra vital than ever. From exchange agreements to offshore outsourcing to overseas relief, this two-volume encyclopedia explains the main components of the realm economic climate and gives a primary step to extra learn for college kids and students in public coverage, foreign reports, company, and the wider social sciences, in addition to for monetary coverage professionals.
Written via a world staff of individuals, this accomplished reference contains greater than three hundred up to date entries masking a variety of themes in overseas alternate, finance, creation, and monetary improvement. those themes comprise options and rules, versions and conception, associations and agreements, guidelines and tools, research and instruments, and sectors and exact matters. each one access comprises cross-references and an inventory of resources for additional analyzing and study. whole with an index and a desk of contents that teams entries by way of subject, The Princeton Encyclopedia of the area Economy is a vital source for a person who must greater comprehend the worldwide economy.
- More than three hundred alphabetically prepared articles on themes in overseas alternate, finance, creation, and monetary improvement
- International crew of participants
- Annotated record of extra examining with every one article
- Topical checklist of entries
- Full index and cross-references
access different types and pattern topics:
- Concepts and principles: globalization, anti-globalization, reasonable alternate, international direct funding, foreign migration, monetary improvement, multinational firms
- Models and theory: Heckscher-Ohlin version, internalization idea, New exchange thought, North-South exchange, Triffin challenge
- Institutions and agreements: eu Union, overseas financial Fund, international exchange association, international financial institution, Doha around, foreign funding agreements
- Policies and instruments: buck general, overseas reduction, sanctions, price lists
- Analysis and tools: alternate price forecasting, powerful safeguard, financial coverage ideas
- Sectors and exact issues: baby exertions, company governance, the electronic divide, health and wellbeing and globalization, unlawful medicinal drugs exchange, petroleum, steel
By Anthony D Mosley
Every year approximately part one million american citizens are clinically determined with Parkinson's affliction, with approximately 1.2 million humans within the usa and Canada presently struggling with it. This identify provides greater than 650 entries explaining the advanced matters and themes concerning Parkinson's, together with etiology, surgical procedures, learn, and clinical phrases.
By Odile Gandon
D'Achille à Zeus en passant par Héraclès, Jason, Médée ou bien encore Ulysse, ce dictionnaire présente les principales divinités grecques et latines par ordre alphabétique. Chaque realize se présente comme un véritable récit available aux jeunes lecteurs : des renvois, des index et des cartes en facilitent los angeles session.