Download Encyclopedia of Television Shows - 1925 to 2007 by Vincent Terrace PDF

By Vincent Terrace

Earlier than the web and the increase of scholarship on pop culture, Vincent Terrace equipped his recognition as one of many top researchers in television reference. This paintings represents many years of study and spans television's whole historical past. whereas documentation relating to solid and body of workers is now usually discovered on-line, descriptions of the indicates from authoritative resources are nonetheless now not commonly on hand. Terrace fills that hole with this paintings, which covers over 9,100 indicates (including pilots!) and constitutes the main entire documentation of television sequence ever released. the entire conventional genres are right here besides express genres now not good coated in different places - together with kid's programming, speak exhibits, video game exhibits, degree performs, women's programming, dance, and extra.

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Download The Encyclopaedia of Islam: Mahk-Mid Vol 6 (Encyclopaedia of by Clifford Edmund Bosworth PDF

By Clifford Edmund Bosworth

"The Encylcopaedia of Islam" (New version) units out the current country of information of the Islamic international. it's a key to knowing the area of Islam, not just the faith itself but in addition the believers and the nations within which they reside. The paintings embraces articles on exotic Muslims of all ages and land; on tribes and dynasties; at the crafts and sciences; on political and spiritual associations; at the geography; ethnography; wildlife of a number of the nations and at the heritage, topography and monuments of the most important cities and towns. This new version is released in double fascicules of 128 pages. 8 to 10 fasciculess make up one quantity. Upon finishing touch of a quantity, covrs and prelims are provided for binding.

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Download Mind & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Mysterious by francis x. King PDF

By francis x. King

I obtained this booklet a long time in the past, and skim it hide to hide. yet i have to say that only in the near past have I began to gain what a very good publication this can be.

This e-book covers the fundamentals of a number of topics from all diversified spiritual paths. Reincarnation, stigmata, jap mysticism, fortune-telling...that's just a tiny pattern of the data Francis X. King touches on. This e-book is easy, easy-to-read, and has a great index. only a few books out there at the present time hide as many topics as this one so concisely.

This book's basically weak spot is its tendency to get a little TOO easy now and then. even if, it's a nice reference if you desire a few speedy details on a subject matter.

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Download Encyclopedia of Human Relationships by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher PDF

By Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher

Library Journal top Reference 2009

"An first-class gateway to additional exam of any of the subdisciplines of dating technology, or as a examine software in its personal right."
―Library Journal

Relationships are basic to just about all domain names of human task, from delivery to dying. whilst humans perform fit, enjoyable relationships, they stay, paintings, and research extra successfully. while relationships are distressed or dysfunctional, individuals are much less chuffed, much less fit, and not more effective. Few elements of human adventure have as huge or as deep results on our lives.

The Encyclopedia of Human Relationships deals an interdisciplinary view of all kinds of human associations―friends, fanatics, spouses, roommates, coworkers, teammates, mom and dad and youngsters, cousins, siblings, pals, buddies, enterprise affiliates, etc. even supposing every one of those connections is exclusive in a few admire, they percentage a standard center of rules and methods. those 3 volumes offer a cutting-edge evaluation of the large theories, options, and empirical findings approximately human relationships.

Key Features

  • Compiles modern information regarding how humans imagine, suppose, and act towards every one other
  • Presents the simplest within the field―authors who've contributed major clinical wisdom approximately own relationships over the last numerous decades.
  • Offers a various method of dating technological know-how with contributions from psychology, sociology, conversation, relations stories, anthropology, body structure, neuroscience, heritage, economics, and criminal studies

Key Themes:

  • Cognitive strategies in Relationships
  • Communication Processes
  • Creating and holding Closeness
  • Dating, Courtship, and Marriage
  • The darkish facet of Relationships
  • Emotion approaches in Relationships
  • Family
  • Friendship and Caregiving in Adulthood
  • Health and the Biology of Relationships
  • Methods for learning Relationships
  • Personality and person Differences
  • Prevention and service of courting Problems
  • Psychological Processes
  • Sexuality
  • Social Context of Relationships
  • Social family in youth and Adolescence
  • Theoretical methods to learning Relationships
  • Types of Relationships

Our relationships impression almost all facets of our daily life and are of deep curiosity to scholars, researchers, teachers, and laypeople alike. This Encyclopedia is a useful addition to any educational or public library.

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Download Class in America [Three Volumes]: An Encyclopedia by Robert E. Weir PDF

By Robert E. Weir

In the USA, social classification ranks with gender, race, and ethnicity in deciding on the values, actions, political habit, and existence probabilities of members. such a lot students agree at the significance of sophistication, even though they typically disagree on what it's and the way it affects american citizens. This A-Z encyclopedia, the 1st to target type within the usa, surveys the breadth of sophistication strata all through our heritage, for top tuition scholars to most of the people. classification is illuminated in 525 essay entries on major humans, phrases, theories, courses, associations, eras, ethnic teams, areas, and masses more.

This invaluable set is an authoritative, interesting resource for in-demand info on key elements of our tradition and society and is helping researchers to slender down a large subject. classification is published from angles that frequently intersect: via background, with entries corresponding to Founding Fathers, the commercial Revolution, Westward growth; via economics, with entries similar to Dot.com Bubble, Robber Barons, Chicago university of Economics, Lottery, salary Slaves, monetary equivalent chance Act, inventory marketplace, Inheritance Taxes, Wal-Mart, Welfare; via social signs corresponding to Conspicuous intake, the Hamptons, WASP, Homelessness, Social mountain climbing; via politics with entries resembling Anarchism, Braceros, background origin, Communist social gathering, Kennedy kinfolk; and during tradition via entries corresponding to nation tune, the good Gatsby, tv, and Studs Terkel. type is additionally approached from ethnic, sexual, spiritual, academic, and neighborhood angles. specified positive factors comprise an advent, timeline, prompt studying according to access, cross-references, reader's consultant to themes, and thorough index. pattern entries: Immigration, schooling, exertions move, Pink-Collar staff, AFL-CIO, moves, nice melancholy, Jacob Riis, Literature, the Rockefellers, Slavery, song, Academia, relations, Suburbia, McMansions, Taxation, Segregation, Racism, Ivy League, Robber Barons, Philanthropists, Socialites, faith, Welfare, the yankee Dream, Dot.com Millionaires, equivalent chance, Founding Fathers, salary Slaves, commercial Revolution, Capitalism, Economics, Appalachia, Horse Racing, Gender, Communist occasion, state golf equipment, faith, American Indians, Conspicuous intake, Studs Terkel, movie, Class-Consciousness, paintings Ethic, Media, tv, Puritans, Homelessness, prestige Symbols, Assimilation/Melting Pot, artwork, Westward enlargement, Poverty, the good Gatsby, inventory industry, operating terrible, Gated groups, the Hamptons, Social mountaineering, Crime, Lottery, Elitism, WASP, American Dream, Noam Chomsky, Fortune Magazine

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Download Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (Concise by Margie Berns PDF

By Margie Berns

This volume formalizes, organizes and analyzes the relation of data about language to decision-making in perform. It synthesizes learn in psycholinguistics, academic linguistics and sociolinguistics, freely crossing topic fields to set up cutting edge and specialist responses to a couple of the foremost debates within the box. Authored and compiled by way of leaders of their quite a few specialties and collated and greatly re-edited from the award-winning Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics 2d version, this assortment should be a great one-stop table reference answer for any linguistics specialist and researcher drawn to how language operates on the cutting edge.

* Authoritative evaluation of this dynamic box positioned in an interdisciplinary context
* Over a hundred articles through leaders within the field
* Compact and reasonable single-volume layout

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