Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, Three-Volume by Lester R. Kurtz

By Lester R. Kurtz

The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and clash , a three-volume set written by way of greater than 2 hundred eminent members from world wide, takes benefit of expanding, all over the world information within the public, inner most, advertisement, and educational sectors approximately manifestations of violence in all segments of society. whereas the individuals don't use those volumes to make particular arguments, they do describe and make clear the advancements in notion that experience ended in present theories approximately and positions on violence and peace. Our reviewers regularly observe that whereas many in-depth experiences of struggle, peace, and aggression exist, the attendant specialization retains students from studying approximately similar fields. No book competing with the Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and clash can fulfill their desire for an enormous introductory paintings to one of these various and socially-important box. This significant paintings contains greater than one hundred ninety multidisciplinary articles with over 1,000 cross-references and greater than 2,000 bibliography entries for extra studying that are prepared alphabetically for simple entry. Key good points * greater than a hundred ninety multidisciplinary articles with over 1,000 cross-references * Article define and thesaurus of key words commence each one article * Entries prepared alphabetically for simple entry * Three-volume set with topic index of over 750 entries * Articles written via greater than 2 hundred eminent members from all over the world

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Art and Architecture in Canada: A Bibliography and Guide to by Loren Lerner, Mary F. Williamson

By Loren Lerner, Mary F. Williamson

Over the years, an enormous physique of literature has constructed dedicated to Canadian paintings and structure. in the past that physique of labor has now not been effectively available to the researcher or student. This bibliography and reference consultant identifies and summarizes millions of books, article, exhibition catalogues, executive courses, and theses released in lots of nations and in numerous languages from the early 19th century to 1981. The paintings encompasses, from the 16th century onward, artists who've come to Canada as immigrants or viewers, local born Canadian artists, and Canadian artists who've lived and labored abroad.

The 9555 entries in quantity I disguise portray, sculpture, images arts, images, ornamental arts and advantageous crafts, structure, Indian and Inuit arts, and comparable parts comparable to artwork schooling, arts coverage, and accumulating. The entries are offered chronologically lower than a sequence of issues and geographical designations. The paintings is bilingual; each one bibliographic quotation is via a descriptive annotation within the language of the unique publication.

Volume II offers English and French topic indexes and an writer index, which offer distinctive entry to info on millions of artists, creditors, paintings historians, curators, and artwork writers, and to details on paintings institutions, museums, and inventive task throughout Canada.

These volumes fill a long-standing desire for a accomplished reference paintings for Canadian artwork and structure. The annotations and the index are in themselves a veritable encyclopedia of artwork and structure in Canada.

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European Ice Hockey Championship Results: Since 1910 by Tomasz Malolepszy

By Tomasz Malolepszy

The first ecu Championship in ice hockey came about greater than a hundred years in the past. due to the fact that first festival in 1910, a complete of sixty six championships were contested, even though many have been a part of the realm Championships or the Olympics; the final self reliant ecu Championship happened again in 1932. The historical past of the women’s ecu Championship is far shorter. the 1st women’s eu Championship happened in 1989, yet after in simple terms five championships the match used to be discontinued. The final pageant came about in 1996.

In European Ice Hockey Championship effects: on the grounds that 1910, Tomasz Malolepszy charts this renowned recreation in Europe with a whole statistical background of either the men’s and women’s festival. For the 1st time ever, hockey lovers can locate particular effects, rosters, medalists, and standings for the ecu Championships all in one quantity. furthermore, this booklet includes a record of fascinating documents, lots of that have by no means sooner than been released. European Ice Hockey Championship Results is a priceless source for any hockey fan, journalist, or researcher.

Companion volumes to this publication comprise European football Championship effects: on account that 1958, European Basketball Championship effects: for the reason that 1935, and European Volleyball Championship effects: considering 1948.

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Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America [5 by William M. Ashcraft, Eugene V. Gallagher

By William M. Ashcraft, Eugene V. Gallagher

Most new or substitute spiritual are gravely misunderstood through individuals of the non secular mainstream. classified cults or sects, teams and their individuals are frequently ridiculed or differently ignored as bizarre and very likely risky via the population at huge. regardless of their efforts at teaching most people, many of the anti- and counter-cult activists have in reality promoted even more mis-understanding than actual realizing of the spiritual lives of a few in their fellow electorate. hence, they've got helped to create a truly adversarial atmosphere for someone whose spiritual practices don't healthy inside a so-called mainstream. This set rectifies the placement through providing actual, complete, authoritative and obtainable debts of varied new and substitute non secular pursuits which have been and are energetic in American society, and it addresses methods of realizing new and substitute religions inside of a broader context.

Determining what truly constitutes a brand new or substitute faith is a topic of continuing debate. Questions come up as to a brand new faith's legitimacy, ideals, equipment of conversion, and different features of a spiritual movement's viability and position in a given tradition. How a faith profits attractiveness by means of the mainstream, which frequently labels such new hobbies as cults, is fraught with hassle, rigidity, and worry. right here, specialists delineate the limits and consider many of the teams, ideals, routine, and different concerns on the topic of new faiths and replacement ideals. Readers will come away with a fuller figuring out of the non secular panorama in the USA at the present time.

Volume 1: heritage and ControversieS≪/i> discusses the principles of latest and replacement religions within the usa and addresses the controversies that encompass them. This quantity is helping readers larger comprehend what makes a brand new or replacement trust approach a faith and the problems concerned.

Volume 2: Jewish and Christian TraditionS≪/i> explores some of the new religions that experience grown out of those Abrahamic faiths. teams equivalent to the Shakers, the People's Temple, the department Davidians, Jehovah's Witnesses and others are tested.

Volume three: Metaphysical, New Age, and Neopagan MovementS≪/i> appears at Shamanism, Spiritualism, Wicca, and Paganism, between different events, as they've got built and grown within the U.S. those faiths have came across new and committed fans but are frequently misunderstood.

Volume four: Asian TraditionS≪/i> specializes in these new and replacement religions which have been encouraged by way of Asian non secular traditions. From Baha'i to Soka Gakkai, from Adidam to the Vedanta Society, participants examine a whole diversity of teams practising and worshiping within the U.S. this present day.

Volume five: African Diaspora Traditions and different American InnovationS≪/i> examines many of the traditions associated with the African diaspora corresponding to Rastafarianism, Santeria, and the state of Islam, along traditions which are actually American incarnations like Scientology, flying saucers religions, and Heaven's Gate. a number of the new and replacement religions coated in those pages include:

; Shamanism

; Wicca

; Black Israelites

; Santeria

; Scientology

; Elan Vital

; Hare Krishna

; Soka Gakkai

; and plenty of more

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Handbook of Herbs and Spices. Volume 3 by K.V. Peter (Eds.)

By K.V. Peter (Eds.)

Woodhead Publishing in nutrients technology, expertise and Nutrition

'. a very good reference booklet for meals processors and packers of herbs and spices.'
Food expertise (of quantity 1)

'. a customary reference for brands who use herbs and spices of their products.'
Food alternate evaluation (of quantity 2)

The ultimate quantity of this three-volume series completes the assurance of the most herbs and spices utilized in foodstuff processing. the 1st a part of the ebook studies methods of bettering the security of herbs and spices. There are chapters on detecting and controlling mycotoxin illness, controlling pesticide and different residues, using irradiation and different innovations to decontaminate herbs and spices, packaging and garage, QA and HACCP platforms. half stories the aptitude wellbeing and fitness merits of herbs and spices with chapters discussing their position in fighting power ailments equivalent to melanoma and heart problems and selling intestine health and wellbeing. the ultimate a part of the booklet includes chapters on twenty person herbs and spices, masking such subject matters as chemical composition, cultivation and caliber matters, processing, sensible advantages and makes use of in meals. Herbs and spices reviewed variety from asafoetida, capers and carambola to perilla, potato onion and spearmint.

The ultimate quantity will consolidate the attractiveness of this three-volume sequence, offering a typical reference for R&D and QA employees utilizing herbs and spices of their foodstuff products.

  • The ultimate quantity of this three-volume series completes the assurance of the most herbs and spices utilized in nutrition processing
  • Incorporates questions of safety, construction, major makes use of and regulations
  • Reviews the capability overall healthiness merits of herbs and spices

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Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide (Star Wars by Rodney Thompson

By Rodney Thompson

A celebrity WarsTM Roleplaying online game crusade set in the course of the sunrise of the outdated Republic...Make the bounce to lightspeed 4,000 years earlier than the conflict of Yavin to a time while Jedi Knights and Sith Lords clashed in galactic clash. This crusade advisor bargains either avid gamers and Gamemasters a wide range of latest thoughts that may be used to craft a special roleplaying video game adventure. because the galaxy plunges into one conflict after one other, the forces of the Republic, besides their Jedi allies, fight to guard themselves from hordes of invading Mandalorians, tyrannical Sith lords, and traitorous allies on each entrance. that includes new video game fabric drawn from a number of assets, and together with characters, guns, cars, and droids, this booklet offers a whole crusade in the course of the violent days of the previous Republic. This booklet additionally includes new strength powers, strength strategies, and strength secrets and techniques for Jedi and Sith characters, in addition to new concepts for characters of all sessions. avid gamers can make the most of new skills, feats, and different thoughts to play a Mandalorian neo-crusader, a Republic soldier fighting opposed to the forces of Darth Revan and Darth Malak, or a Jedi in exile at the run from the Sith.

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Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia (3 by Phyllis G. Jestice

By Phyllis G. Jestice

A cross-cultural encyclopedia of the main major holy humans in heritage, reading why humans in quite a lot of spiritual traditions through the international were considered as divinely inspired.

• nearly 1,200 entries together with biographical sketches of holy women and men, plus 20 evaluate articles and sixty four comparative essays

• 270 individuals comprise students from 20 countries―all top experts at the members and religions they write about

• enormous quantities of ancient pictures, illustrations, and work depicting holy males and women

• End-of access bibliographic citations to lead readers to extra assets on each one topic

• Exhaustive topic index

• wealthy cross-referencing constitution that aids navigation between comparable entries

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Military Communications: From Ancient Times to the 21st by Christopher H. Sterling

By Christopher H. Sterling

army Communications: From precedent days to the twenty first Century is the 1st complete reference paintings at the purposes of communications expertise to army strategies and strategy—a box that's simply now entering its personal as a spotlight of ancient research. starting from precedent days to the battle in Iraq, it bargains over three hundred alphabetically equipped entries masking many tools and modes of transmitting conversation in the course of the centuries, in addition to key personalities, companies, strategic purposes, and more.

army Communications comprises examples from military worldwide, with a spotlight at the usa, the place a few of the such a lot dramatic advances in communications expertise and methods have been discovered. a couple of entries specialize in particular battles the place communications superiority helped flip the tide, together with Tsushima (1905), Tannenberg and the Marne (both 1914), Jutland (1916), and halfway (1942). The ebook additionally addresses more than a few comparable subject matters corresponding to codebreaking, propaganda, and the improvement of civilian telecommunications.

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