Category: Reference

  • The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens

    By Mike Ashley

    Now in paperback, the main whole list of Britain's kings and queens ever compiled. in a single compendious quantity, The tremendous booklet of Kings & Queens deals the 1st royal biographical A-Z, its pages lavish in info on the entire rulers of kingdoms in the British Isles, including their better halves or consorts, pretenders, usurpers, and regents. Monarchs from Queen Boadicea of the early Britons to Elizabeth II fill those pages, together with a variety of tribal and Saxon rulers sooner than 1066, the semi-legendary figures of the darkish a long time, and all those that helped to forge the dominion of significant Britain. writer Mike Ashley provides in chronological order the entire kings and queens of england in addition to different robust nobles and dignitaries; he comprises, too, genealogies displaying the kin descent of all of the major royal households as an additional bonus. His ensuing wonderful and authoritative one-volume reference is now to be had in an cost effectively priced alternate Paper version. "A particular Domesday publication of the British monarchy. A reference paintings with out peers" - Peter Berresford Ellis "Everything its name can provide. The pages are jam-packed with maps, charts, time traces, and every thing somebody may possibly ever need to know in regards to the royals from precedent days to the present." - Publishers Weekly "Written in a full of life sort and overlaying greater than 2,000 years and 1,000 monarchs (more than any earlier compilation)" - Booklist</Div>
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  • Routledge Dictionary of Economics

    The Routledge Dictionary of Economics, now in its 3rd variation, offers the clearest, such a lot authoritative definition of monetary and fiscal phrases on hand. The booklet is ideal for college kids and execs drawn to a wide diversity of disciplines together with enterprise, Economics, Finance, and Accountancy and all extra matters the place an information of those fields of essential.

    The dictionary has been up to date to mirror the industrial alterations of the recent Millennium together with the emergence of experimental and behavioural economics, new political economic system, the significance of associations, globalization, environmental economics, monetary crises and the industrial emergence of China and India.

    It’s a global dictionary that incorporates succinctly defined A to Z entries and definitive reasons of the foremost phrases, followed by means of a quick bibliography and comprising supplementary on-line definitions. In an international the place the reader is met with a barrage of conflicting and competing info, this e-book maintains to supply a definitive consultant to economics.


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  • vi and Vim Editors Pocket Reference: Support for every text editing task (2nd Edition)

    By Arnold Robbins

    Many Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X geeks take pleasure in utilizing the strong, platform-agnostic textual content editors vi and Vim, yet there are some distance too many instructions for someone to recollect. writer Arnold Robbins has selected the main worthy instructions for vi, Vim, and vi's major clones—vile, elvis, and nvi—and packed them into this easy-to-browse pocket reference. You'll locate instructions for every kind of enhancing initiatives, together with programming, enhancing process documents, writing and staining up articles, and extra.

    This moment version comprises:
    * Command-line concepts
    * vi instructions and set concepts
    * enter mode shortcuts
    * Substitution and common expressions
    * ex instructions and suggestions
    * Initialization and restoration
    * better tags and tag stacks
    * A enormously improved part on Vim instructions and strategies
    * extra good points in vile, elvis, and nvi
    * net assets for vi
    * a whole index
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  • Dictionary of Mysticism

    By Frank Gaynor

    This dictionary presents concise definitions for over 2200 phrases utilized in many philosophies, religions and doctrines which relate to the effect of the superhuman and supernatural on man's lifestyle. phrases that are present in Esoteric Philosophy, Occultism, spiritual Mysticism, Spiritualism, Alchemy, Psychical examine, and spiritual Mysticism are outlined. specific cognizance is given to the Oriental philosophies of Buddhism, Brahmanism, Sufism, Lamaism, Zoroastrianism, Theosophy, and Cabbalism. additionally incorporated are phrases utilized in Magic and Demonology.
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  • The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently with the Culturati

    By David S. Kidder, Noah D. Oppenheim

    Book Details:

    ISBN: 1594867453
    EAN: 9781594867453
    ASIN: 1594867453
    Publisher: Rodale Books
    Publication Date: 2008-10-14
    Number of Pages: 384
    Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads


    Synopsis from Amazon:

    In the culture of the moment bestsellers The highbrow Devotional and The highbrow Devotional: American History comes the 3rd installment during this quintessential sequence. In The highbrow Devotional: sleek Culture, authors David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim discover the attention-grabbing international of latest tradition to provide 365 day-by-day readings that offer the basic references had to navigate the area at the present time. Quench your highbrow thirst with an outline of the literature, song, movie, personalities, developments, activities, and dad references that experience outlined the best way we are living. From the Slinky to famous person Wars; Beatlemania to Babe Ruth; flappers to fascism-refreshing your reminiscence and excellent your pals hasn't ever been more uncomplicated, or extra enjoyable. no matter if you're a trivialities genius, pop-culture buff, or avid reader, you'll be riveted by way of this entire trip via modern culture.

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  • Corrosion and Materials in the Oil and Gas Industries

    The development of tools and applied sciences within the oil and fuel industries demands new perception into the corrosion difficulties those industries face day-by-day. With the applying of extra certain tools and laboratory concepts in addition to the advance of latest medical paradigms, corrosion execs also are witnessing a brand new period within the means information are collected and interpreted. Corrosion and fabrics within the Oil and fuel Industries draws on cutting-edge corrosion and fabrics know-how in addition to integrity administration to provide assistance on facing getting older and lifestyles extension within the oil and gasoline industries.

    Get professional Insights on Corrosion id, Prevention, and Mitigation

    The booklet beneficial properties contributions through engineers, scientists, and enterprise managers from worldwide, together with significant oil- and gas-producing and -exporting nations. prepared into 4 elements, the booklet first offers introductory and heritage info. the second one half explains the houses of development fabrics and the underlying mechanisms of deterioration, together with a bankruptcy on microbiologically motivated corrosion. The 3rd a part of the ebook delves into inspection and upkeep matters, studying fabric choice, corrosion prevention suggestions, and the position of layout. It additionally offers versions that will help you estimate corrosion harm and choose mitigation and tracking options. The fourth half tackles corrosion risks, defense and possibility, and reliability. It additionally hyperlinks corrosion mitigation and the administration of asset integrity, highlighting the necessity for corporations to take care of their infrastructure to stay competitive.

    Interpret box Findings extra optimistically and notice strategies in your Corrosion Problems

    Throughout, this richly illustrated publication combines thought with sensible suggestions and examples from undefined. As infrastructure a while and is driven past its unique layout lifestyles to satisfy expanding power calls for, it's crucial that these accountable for handling the infrastructure have an intensive knowing of fabric degradation and corrosion. This e-book is a useful reference for someone occupied with corrosion administration and fabrics choice, rather within the oil and gasoline industries, even if upstream, midstream, or downstream.

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  • American Graffiti

    By Margo Thompson

    The 1st appearances of graffiti “tags” (signatures) on big apple urban subway trains within the early Seventies have been discarded as incidents of vandalism or the tough, violent cries of the ignorant and impoverished. even if, because the graffiti circulation advanced and tags turned extra difficult and ubiquitous, actual artists emerged whose precise creativity and unconventional media captured the eye of the world.
    Featuring gallery and highway works via numerous members to the graffiti scene, this e-book bargains perception into the lives of city artists, describes their courting with the bourgeois paintings global, and discusses their creative motivation with exceptional sensitivity.
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  • Operative Urology

    By Andrew C. Novick, Inderbir S. Gill, Eric A. Klein, Raymond Rackley, Jonathan H. Ross

    Greater than fifty full-time urological clinicians and surgeons from the the world over acclaimed Cleveland sanatorium Glickman Urological Institute describe the most typical in addition to the main cutting edge urological techniques from the perspective of the cutting-edge, because it is practiced at one of many world's best associations. Their entire atlas of urological surgical procedure bargains a different marriage of informative textual content with fantastic illustrations to supply particular, step by step descriptions of all of the on a regular basis played inpatient and outpatient urological operations, together with more moderen methods, resembling laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgical procedure. Highlights comprise robot and laparoscopic prostatectomy, open and lapaoscopic partial nephrectomy, renal transplantation, the male sling, and minimally invasive remedies for urological stipulations.
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  • The Business Analyst's Handbook

    By Howard Podeswa

    The enterprise Analyst (BA) performs a major position as liaison among enterprise stakeholders and the technical staff (software builders, owners, etc.), making sure that company wishes are mirrored in any software program resolution. regardless of the significance of the task, there's at present no ebook in particular designed as a finished reference guide for the operating BA. The enterprise Analyst's guide solves this challenge by way of offering an invaluable compendium of instruments, tables, lists, and templates that BAs can use on-the-job to hold out their projects. for instance, you are getting ready for an interview consultation and use the book's list of interviewees to ensure even if there's acceptable insurance of industrial stakeholders. otherwise you can be requested to check a few diagrams and seek advice from the Glossaries of Symbols (organized through diagram sort) for tips. otherwise you should be requested to organize textual standards documentation and discuss with the company Requirement template for an inventory of artifacts and desk of contents. no matter what your BA wishes, the company Analyst's guide areas the mandatory info correct at your fingertips.
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  • Der Mensch und seine Zeichen (marixwissen)

    By Adrian Frutiger

    Das kleine Standardwerk für alle, die sich einführend und dennoch umfassend mit dem Phänomen der Zeichen und Symbole im allgemeinen und dem der Schriftentwicklung im speziellen auseinandersetzen möchten!In der Verbindung von dem textual content des großen Schriftenentwicklers Adrian Frutiger, der die Wurzeln von Symbolen und Schrift verständlich macht, und seinen Illustrationen wird dem Leser Theorie und Praxis der Zeichengestaltung anschaulich vermittelt.
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