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Download E-books World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia - 2 Volume set PDF

This booklet exhibits how, in the course of the twentieth century, evils reminiscent of totalitarianism, tyranny, struggle, and genocide grew to become indelibly associated with the fascist reason, and examines the long-lasting and renowned attraction of an ideology that has counted princes, poets, and conflict heroes between its so much fervent adherents.

• 500 A–Z entries on fascist leaders and the routine, doctrines, and key occasions linked to fascism

• an in depth index that allows readers to find subject matters quick and easily

• information regarding fascism as a world stream from a variety of sources

• Contributions from over a hundred students from greater than 20 nations

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Caves (2nd Edition) PDF

By David C. Culver, William B. White


Encyclopedia of Caves
is a self-contained, fantastically illustrated paintings devoted to caves and their specified environments. It comprises greater than a hundred entire articles from best students and explorers in 15 diversified international locations. each one access is specific and scientifically sound, but available for college students and non-scientists. This large-format reference is enchanced with 1000's of full-color photos, maps, and drawings from the authors' personal paintings, which supply specific photos of the underground setting.
* worldwide in reach--authors are a world group of specialists overlaying caves from round the world
* contains 24 new articles commissioned specifically for this 2d variation
* Articles comprise large bibliographies cross-referencing similar essays
* hundreds and hundreds of colour photos, maps, charts and illustrations of cave positive factors and biota
* A-Z series and a entire index permit for simple place of themes
* word list offers definitions of all key vocabulary items

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases PDF

The totally revised moment version of the Encyclopedia of middle Diseases is a perfect source for practising clinicians and researchers. to be had in print, on-line, and with twin entry, it's a transparent and complete aggregation of the main the most important details and crucial facts on cardiovascular ailments and therapeutics.

Comprised of over ninety five entries with common on-line updates, the Encyclopedia of middle Diseases is totally referenced, and significant issues of pursuits are hyperlinked to complementary sections. each one access is logically and beautifully written, supplying actual middle wisdom of pathogenesis, pathophysiology, scientific beneficial properties, diagnostic ideas, and administration innovations. particular element is paid to technological advances in imaging and diagnostics. treatment targeted entries supply strong insights into not just prescribing drug regimens, but additionally into the controversies surrounding their use.

This significant reference paintings is important for all these fascinated by the care of cardiovascular sufferers. From the front-line practitioner to the fundamental technological know-how researcher to the coed in education, the Encyclopedia of center Diseases bargains an astute authoritative consultant to navigating a big physique of attention-grabbing info. From the trainee to the internist and heart specialist, all will locate it precious. it's a necessary source for scientific libraries and educational associations worldwide.

 

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So, what might we need from an encyclopedia on center ailment? preferably, a booklet will be complete, but concise, and be virtually orientated, and clarify pathophysiology and therapy. moreover, it may be obtainable on-line in order that it may be accessed on the bedside or anywhere.

Dr. Khan has written precisely any such publication. Encyclopedia of middle ailments is complete, but concise, and intensely virtually orientated. Importantly, it takes a step by step method, strolling the reader via an intensive pathophysiology of stipulations, their assessment and therapy. For remedies, he offers the mechanism of the drug, its doses, unintended effects and scientific efficacy.

...A incredible on-line source with all of the details you need!

- Christopher P. Cannon, MD, TIMI examine workforce, Brigham and Women's health center, Harvard scientific institution, Boston, MA, USA

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Latin America, Volumes 1-4 PDF

By Mark A. Burkholder

Overlaying prehistory during the current, this can be a advantageous encyclopedia with a lot to suggest it. The textual content is obtainable for AP high-school scholars and up. There are liberal cross-references. All 4 volumes are generously illustrated with line drawings and black-and-white images in addition to a few maps. each one quantity has a word list, a quantity index, and a bibliography; a cumulative index is located in quantity four. Articles variety from a paragraph to a number of pages and canopy contributors, international locations, and extra; and bigger articles hide common themes reminiscent of alternate, govt, and relations kin. the best good points of the set is the choice of fundamental resource fabrics in each one quantity, together with conquistador memoirs, indigenous poetry in translation, local histories, royal orders, innovative proclamations, and plenty of different goods. The set is geared up by way of time sessions: prehistory to 1560 in quantity 1, 1550s to 1820s in quantity 2, 1820s to 1900 in quantity three, and 1900 to the current in quantity four. This chops up issues, so as to get a whole photo of Argentina or alternate, for instance, the reader has to refer to each one quantity. even if there are either an inventory of entries within the entire set in every one quantity and notice additionally references in articles in each one quantity, this provides to the reader’s paintings. The chronological constitution offers important historic point of view, although, and enhances the A–Z association of Gale’s Encyclopedia of Latin American historical past and tradition (2d ed., 2008). higher public libraries serving AP high-school periods should want to think of this, as will educational libraries serving associations that supply survey classes in Latin American heritage.

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Download E-books Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes: An Encyclopedia, Volumes 1-2 PDF

By Alexander Mikaberidze

The 400-plus entries in "Atrocities, Massacres, and struggle Crimes: An Encyclopedia" supply obtainable and concise details at the tricky topic of abject human violence devoted on all continents. The entries during this two-volume paintings describe atrocities, massacres, and warfare crimes dedicated within the twentieth century, thereby documenting how people have many times confirmed their power to dedicate terrible acts of inhumanity even in particularly fresh occasions and in the glossy period. The encyclopedia covers international locations, treaties, and phrases; profiles people who were officially indicted for warfare crimes in addition to those that have devoted mass atrocities and long past unpunished; and addresses human rights violations, crimes opposed to humanity, and crimes opposed to peace.

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Download E-books One Million Things: Ancient History PDF

One Million issues: old History is a extraordinary exhibit and inform adventure. discover the evening sky to profit approximately Mayan gods and ideology, or barter for unique spices and perfumes within the exchange that outfitted Arabian towns. See the 1st chinese language Emperor's terra cotta military back to its multicolored elegance, or learn a go back and forth consultant to the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations to determine which historic Mediterranean vacation spot is better for you.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of the Great Plains Indians PDF

Until the final centuries, the human landscapes of the nice Plains have been formed completely via local american citizens, and because then the area has persisted to be outlined via the long-lasting presence of its Indigenous peoples. The Encyclopedia of the good Plains Indians bargains a sweeping review, throughout time and house, of this tale in 123 entries drawn from the acclaimed Encyclopedia of the good Plains, including 23 new entries targeting modern Plains Indians, and plenty of new photographs.
 
Here are the peoples, areas, approaches, and occasions that experience formed lives of the Indians of the nice Plains from the beginnings of human habitation to the present—not basically yesterday’s wars, treaties, and traditions but additionally today’s tribal faculties, casinos, and criminal battles. as well as entries on commonly used names from the prior like Sitting Bull and loopy Horse, new entries on modern figures comparable to American Indian stream non secular chief Leonard Crow puppy and activists Russell potential and Leonard Peltier are incorporated within the quantity. Influential author Vine Deloria Sr., Crow drugs lady beautiful protect, Nakota blues-rock band Indigenous, and the Nebraska Indians baseball group also are one of the entries during this entire account. a person desirous to find out about Plains Indians, previous and current, will locate this an authoritative and interesting source.

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery PDF

By Bruce F. Murphy

Bruce Murphy's Encyclopedia of homicide and secret is a accomplished advisor to the style of the homicide secret that catalogues hundreds of thousands of things in a vast variety of different types: authors, titles, plots, characters, guns, tools of killing, motion picture and theatrical variations. What distinguishes this encyclopedia from the others within the box is its serious stance.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Health and Aging (Encyclopedia of Health & Aging) PDF

The Encyclopedia of wellbeing and fitness and getting older presents cutting-edge learn and ready-to-use evidence on wellbeing and fitness and getting older. This one-volume source captures a number of the pleasure of the learn within the box when it comes to new findings in addition to conceptual advancements guiding study, perform, and coverage. With greater than 2 hundred entries, it covers the organic, mental, social, and monetary features of wellbeing and fitness and getting older and affects in the health-care method. This Encyclopedia also focuses seriously on geriatrics with admire to geriatric syndromes and customary ailments of getting older.

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