By Fred Skolnik
V. 1. Aa-Alp -- v. 2. Alr-Az -- v. three. Ba-Blo -- v. four. Blu-Cof -- v. five. Coh-Doz -- v. 6. Dr-Feu -- v. 7. Fey-Gor -- v. eight. Gos-Hep -- v. nine. Her-Int -- v. 10. Inz-Iz -- v. eleven. Ja-Kas -- v. 12. Kat-Lie -- v. thirteen. Lif-Mek -- v. 14. Mel-Nas -- v. 15. Nat-Per -- v. sixteen. Pes-Qu -- v. 17 Ra-Sam -- v. 18. San-Sol -- v. 19. Som-Tn -- v. 20. To-Wei -- v. 21. Wei-Zy -- v. 22. Thematic define and index
By Sara Pendergast, Tom Pendergast
Occasionally, whilst i am wandering in an artwork museum taking a look at the relics of an historic civilization, i locate myself thinking about how a destiny society might characterize a defunct American tradition. What gadgets will be chosen—or may survive—to be put on reveal? may I accept as true with a curator's offerings? have been I to decide on the goods that a few destiny American Museum of paintings may still express to symbolize twentieth-century American tradition, listed here are a few i'd identify: an tilvis Presley list; a Currier & Ives print; a film nonetheless from Casablanca. to place it a unique manner, my precedence wouldn't be to show fragments of an city cathedral, a painted panorama, or a proper gown. i would not deny such items should be very important artifacts of yank tradition, or that they belong in a gallery. yet in my avowedly biased opinion, the main bright records of yank life—the records that include its percentages and limits—arc commonly present in its pop culture.
By Sabine Müller
Concise yet whole, this mini-encyclopedia includes over 1,500 entries overlaying all vital ideas, compounds, options and acronyms for fast and straightforward reference.
Guiding readers during the ever-increasing jungle of nucleic acid technology and expertise, the ebook distills the main details out of the massive physique of fundamental literature and provides it in one volume.
A first-stop source for everybody, from scholars to verified researchers, as either a computing device and library reference.
By S. Mahajan, L. C. Kimerling
The advance of digital fabrics and especially advances in semiconductor expertise have performed a relevant function within the electronics revolution by way of permitting the construction of more and more reasonable and strong computing gear and complicated telecommunications units. This Concise Encyclopedia, which includes correct articles from the acclaimed Encyclopedia of fabrics technology and Engineering in addition to newly commissioned articles, emphasizes the fabrics facets of semiconductors and the applied sciences vital in solid-state electronics. progress of bulk crystals and epitaxial layers are mentioned within the quantity and insurance is integrated of defects and their results on equipment habit. Metallization and passivation matters also are coated. Over a hundred alphabetically prepared articles, written through international specialists within the box, are every one meant to function the 1st resource of knowledge on a selected element of digital fabrics. the quantity is broadly illustrated with images, diagrams and tables. A bibliography is supplied on the finish of every article to steer the reader to fresh literature. A complete method of cross-references, a three-level topic index and an alphabetical record of articles are integrated to assist readers within the abstraction of data
By Encyclopaedia Britannica Editors, Jonathon Mirsky
An in-depth and authoritative account of China, this quantity is a finished creation to the folk, and their tradition and historical past spanning 3,500 years of civilization. It additionally supplies a radical photograph of the increase of contemporary China as a superpower and what that implies for the remainder of the realm.