By Stanley, Editor Wolpert
Domestic to a 5th of the world's inhabitants and the biggest democracy on the planet, India holds a sought after position in present occasions but continues to be misunderstood in lots of methods via scholars, pros and others who search a unmarried, authoritative resource for info in this very important quarter. The Encyclopedia of India meets this want, encompassing the historical past, cultures, geography and religions of India from precedent days to the current day. around the 4 volumes of the Encyclopedia, readers are invited to discover India in a entire reference paintings of greater than six hundred alphabetically prepared, illustrated articles. As India's function in international politics and economics keeps to develop, readers will locate the ancient and cultural info contained inside this paintings an crucial device to gaining a better appreciation of India and its position in our sleek international.
By Alexander Matanovich
Fourth version (2013), Hardcover, 660pp. (Formerly often called Anthology of Chess Combinations)
A attractive and strong hardcover publication at 660 pages that gives years of delight and coaching fabric to check the reader's tactical ability.
ECC4 is a totally revised and up-to-date version of 1 of the basic books in regards to the paintings of combinational chess. compared to the 3rd variation 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 subject matters with 3,001 mixtures subdivided into 3 hassle degrees
By François Cardarelli, M.J. Shields
Mankind has a fascination with dimension. Down the centuries now we have produced a plethora of incompatible and duplicatory platforms for measuring every thing from the width of an Egyptian pyramid to the focus of radioactivity close to a nuclear reactor and the price of the superb constitution consistent. With the advent first of the metric approach and of its successor the Système foreign d'Unités (SI), the medical group has validated a customary approach to size in line with simply seven middle devices.
The ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF medical devices, WEIGHTS AND MEASURES converts the large number of devices from worldwide in each interval of recorded background into devices of the SI.
Featuring: * An A - Z of conversion tables for over 10,000 devices of measurements. * Tables of the elemental constants of nature with their devices. * Listings societies, and nationwide standardization our bodies for simple reference. * an intensive bibliography detailing additional interpreting at the multifarious points of size and its devices.
This large paintings is just a "must have" for any reference library frequented by means of scientists of any self-discipline or via people with old pursuits in devices of dimension similar to archaeologists.
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By Harold Corke, Charles E. Walker, Colin Wrigley
The Encyclopedia of Grain technological know-how is an in-depth and authoritative reference overlaying all parts of grain technological know-how. insurance contains every little thing from the genetics of grains to the economic, monetary and social facets of this significant foodstuff resource. additionally lined are the biology and chemistry of grains, the utilized facets of grain construction and the processing of grains into a number of nutrients and beverage items. With the paramount position of cereals as a world nutrition resource, this Encyclopedia is bound to develop into the normal reference paintings within the box of science.Also on hand on-line through ScienceDirect - that includes wide looking, 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 techniques and availability stopover at www.info.sciencedirect.com. *Foreword by means of Professor Geoff H.O. Palmer OBE, Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), for "services to grain science"--QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST*Contains over one hundred fifty articles *Includes "Further analyzing" lists on the finish of every article *Many figures and tables illustrate the textual content and a color plate part is contained in each one quantity