Download E-books Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music, and Art (3 Volume Set) PDF

By Kim Kennedy White

Written by means of a global staff of acclaimed folklorists, this reference textual content presents a cross-cultural survey of the key varieties and techniques of inquiry in folklore.

• includes contributions from significant students equivalent to David Leeming, Linda Degh, and Dan Ben-Amos

• quite a few photos deliver the subject matter to life

• greater than three hundred entries, every one concluding with a bibliography of references

• Over 50 sidebars offer biographical info on significant folklore creditors and scholars

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Chess Combinations, 4th Ed. PDF

By Alexander Matanovich

Fourth variation (2013), Hardcover, 660pp. (Formerly referred to as Anthology of Chess Combinations)

A attractive and robust hardcover e-book at 660 pages that gives years of pleasure and coaching fabric to check the reader's tactical ability.

ECC4 is a very revised and up to date variation of 1 of the elemental books in regards to the artwork of combinational chess. compared to the 3rd version there are 292 extra examples. The content material represents the paintings of the Chess Informant Editorial Board of skilled grandmasters and overseas masters.

Inside there are ten issues with 3,001 combos subdivided into 3 trouble degrees

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 5: Middle America PDF

By James Zeidler (auth.), Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember (eds.)

The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents temporal measurement. significant traditions are an try and supply easy details additionally outlined through a a bit various set of on all archaeologically identified cultures, sociocultural features than are eth­ protecting the complete globe and the total nological cultures. significant traditions are prehistory of humankind. it's designed as outlined according to universal subsistence a device to aid in doing comparative practices, sociopolitical association, and learn at the peoples of the earlier. such a lot fabric industries, yet language, ideology, of the entries are written by way of the world's and kinship ties play very little half in finest specialists at the specific parts their definition simply because they're nearly and time sessions. unrecoverable from archaeological con­ The Encyclopedia is equipped accord­ texts. against this, language, ideology, and ing to significant traditions. an immense culture kinship ties are imperative to defining ethno­ is outlined as a gaggle of populations sharing logical cultures. related subsistence practices, expertise, There are 3 different types of entries within the and different types of sociopolitical association, Encyclopedia: the key culture access, that are spatially contiguous over a rela­ the nearby subtradition access, and the tively huge region and which suffer pace­ web site access. each one comprises varieties of rally for a comparatively lengthy interval. minimum info, and every is meant to be areal assurance for an enormous culture can utilized in a unique way.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Energy Volume 1-6 (Encyclopedia of Energy Series) PDF

By Robert U Ayres, Robert Costanza, Jose Goldemberg, Marija D Ilic, Eberhard Jochem, Robert Kaufmann, Amory B Lovins, Mohan Munasin

Lately our utilization and figuring out of alternative different types of strength has grown at a big cost. The editor-in-chief, Cutler Cleveland, and his overseas group of affiliate editors have introduced jointly nearly four hundred authors to supply the Encyclopedia of power. This hugely topical reference attracts jointly all points of power, overlaying a wealth of components in the course of the traditional, social and engineering sciences.

The Encyclopedia will offer simply available information regarding all facets of power, written by way of best foreign gurus. it's going to not just be indispensible for teachers, researchers, execs and scholars, but in addition for coverage makers, power and environmental experts, and all these operating in company firms and non-governmental enterprises whose actions relate to strength and the surroundings.

Also on hand on-line through ScienceDirect - that includes large shopping, looking, and inner cross-referencing among articles within the paintings, plus dynamic linking to magazine articles and summary databases, making navigation versatile and straightforward. for additional information, pricing ideas and availability stopover at www.info.sciencedirect.com.

An priceless source for all teachers, researchers, execs and scholars both operating in or accomplishing learn in power and comparable environmental fields
An A-Z of strength, protecting environmental and renewable strength via to fossil fuels and nuclear strength

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Download E-books Sensory Systems: II: Senses Other than Vision (Readings from the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience) by ADELMAN (1988-01-01) PDF

By ADELMAN

This sequence of books, "Readings from the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience." contains collections of subject-clustered articles taken from the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. The Encyclopedia of Neuroscience is a reference resource and compendium of greater than seven hundred articles written via international gurus and masking all of neuroscience. We outline neuroscience largely as together with all these fields that experience as a prime aim the lower than­ status of the way the mind and apprehensive process paintings to mediate/control habit, together with the psychological habit of people. these drawn to particular facets of the neurosciences, specific topic components or specialties, can after all flick thru the alphabetically prepared articles of the En­ cyclopedia or use its index to discover the subjects they need to learn. even if. for these readers-students, experts, or others-who will locate it beneficial to have collections of subject-clustered articles from the Encyclopedia, we factor this sequence of "Readings" in paperback. scholars in neuroscience, psychology, medication, biology, the psychological wellbeing and fitness professions, and different disciplines will locate that those collections supply concise summaries of slicing­ part learn in speedily advancing fields. The nonspecialist reader will locate them invaluable precis statements of vital neuroscience components. every one assortment was once compiled, and contains an introductory essay, by way of an expert in that field.

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