Anthropological Resources

A Guide to Archival, Library, and Museum Collections

Author: Lee S. Dutton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134818866

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 518

View: 9036

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Canadian Reference Sources

An Annotated Bibliography : General Reference Works, History, Humanities

Author: Mary E. Bond,Martine M. Caron

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774805650

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1076

View: 5446

This bibliography cites those Canadian and foreign reference sourcesthat describe Canadian people, institutions, organizations,publications, art, literature, languages, and history. It lists booksof a general nature as well as works in the disciplines of history andthe humanities. These large divisions are then broken down by subject,genre, type of document, and province or territory. Titles of national,provincial/territorial, or regional interest are included in everysubject area when available. The contents of the book are indexed fourways: by name, title, French subject, and English subject. And tofacilitate browsing, the major reference books (those dealing with morethan one subject or a large geographical region) are alsocross-referenced.

Dictionary of American Library Biography

Second supplement

Author: Donald G. Davis

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563088681

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 250

View: 9626

Presents profiles of librarians noted for their work in public libraries, academic libraries, and archives.

2001 - Odyssee im Weltraum

Roman

Author: Arthur C. Clarke

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641116805

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 1239

Eine Reise in die Unendlichkeit Zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts entdecken irdische Raumfahrer, die auf dem Mond eine Basis errichten, in einem Krater ein uraltes Artefakt: Einen schwarzen Monolithen, der Signale ins All sendet. Eine Forschungsexpedition an Bord des Raumschiffes Discovery, dessen Funktionen komplett von HAL 9000, einem Supercomputer, gesteuert wird, macht sich auf den Weg, um das Rätsel zu lösen. Doch während des langes Fluges kommt es zu einem offenen Kampf zwischen HAL und der menschlichen Besatzung - und auf den Sieger wartet das Tor zur Unendlichkeit.

Supplement to the Dictionary of American Library Biography

Author: Wayne A. Wiegand

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780872875869

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 184

View: 2103

This work records the accomplishments of the leaders of library science with 51 thoroughly researched biographies of individuals whose contributions have profoundly influenced the profession's history. The biographical sketches, ranging in length from 1,400 to 4,000 words, were researched, written, and reviewed by noted authorities in the library and information science community.

Essays in the Economic History of the Atlantic World

Author: John McCusker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134703392

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 299

View: 1955

Written by one of the leading authorities on trade and finance in the early modern Atlantic world, these fourteen essays, revised and integrated for this volume, share as their common theme the development of the Atlantic economy, especially British America and the Caribbean. Topics treated range from early attempts in medieval England to measure the carrying capacity of ships, through the advent in Renaissance Italy and England of business newspapers that reported on the traffic of ships, cargoes and market prices, to the state of the economy of France over the two hundred years before the French Revolution and of the British West Indies between 1760 and 1790. Included is the story of Thomas Irving who challenged and thwarted the likes of John Hancock, Samuel Adams, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

Textual Scholarship

An Introduction

Author: David Greetham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136755799

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 584

View: 3932

This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling "Textual Scholarship" covers all aspects of textual theory and scholarly editing for students and scholars. As the definitive introduction to the skills of textual scholarship, the new edition addresses the revolutionary shift from print to digital textuality and subsequent dramatic changes in the emphasis and direction of textual enquiry.

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1965: January-June

Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: N.A

Category: Copyright

Page: 1394

View: 6222

Includes Part 1, Number 1: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (January - June)

Foreign Acquisitions Newsletter

Author: N.A

Publisher: Association of Research Libr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Acquisition of foreign publications

Page: N.A

View: 7583

CRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology

Author: Umberto Quattrocchi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849326776

Category: Science

Page: 696

View: 3141

The 'CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names', a four volume set, is the most comprehensive work of its kind available today. The reader will find its coverage absorbing and useful. Umberto Quattrocchi, was awarded the prestigious Hanbury Botanical Garden Award for his studies on flowers and gardens.

Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science E-Book

Author: Michel Millodot

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051888

Category: Medical

Page: 450

View: 8706

Completely updated, revised, and redesigned, this edition includes all of the features that have made it so successful in the past, such as succinct understandable definitions, extensive tables and illustrations, and practical clinical advice. Plus, it now includes many new entries on pathology, pharmacology, investigative techniques, refractive surgery, contact lenses and visual perception. Over 5400 terms are included. Tables and helpful illustrations help users understand important concepts and terms. Foundation information is offered on essential areas such as basic sciences, optics, and refraction. Practical clinical advice included with many definitions. New entries covering ocular pathology, ocular pharmacology and therapeutics; ocular anatomy and basic sciences; investigative techniques; psychology of vision; and visual perception. Thoroughly updated to include the latest information on topics relevant to the optometric profession. New tables and illustrations highlight and clarify key concepts.

Churchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine E-Book

Author: Sheila Jennett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0080982522

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 4440

The dictionary is designed to be a pocket companion, for ready access by students, postgraduates, trainers, and health professionals involved in sport and exercise. It provides definitions and short accounts of terms used and techniques employed in the study and practical application of the relevant anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and psychology, and of commonly associated medical problems and treatments. Illustrations are included in the A-Z text, and appendices provide additional reference information and sources for further study. Wide coverage in A-Z text of relevant basic and applied topics relevant to sport and exercise. Full contact information for professional associations. Illustrations, graphs and tables. Team of expert contributors.

CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology

Author: Umberto Quattrocchi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849326752

Category: Science

Page: 728

View: 8602

A reference covering over 22,000 genre of plants and thousands of species. Included are the botanical names, synonyms, homonyms, and the vernacular and trade names of the commonly accepted generic names.