By Gale Group Staff
A spouse to Worldmark Yearbook 2000, this 10th variation deals 4 volumes at the continents plus one at the United international locations and a brand new quantity on international leaders. each one continent quantity includes alphabetically prepared chaptersDranging from ten to 30 pagesDdescribing approximately 2 hundred international locations and dependencies. every one bankruptcy encompasses a wide array of knowledge on 50 subject matters, together with inhabitants, topography, heritage, executive, media, and a bibliography. specifically noteworthy: a few of these sections offer info now not to be had in different geographical encyclopedias (e.g., judicial approach, neighborhood govt, and libraries and museums). Compiled in general by way of lecturers, the succinctly written articles include a lot present info, a few of it courting from as lately as August 2000. the quantity on leaders is mainly priceless, supplying hard-to-find biographical info on lesser-known heads of country. those profiles, in general written or up to date in 2000, were culled from various print and internet resources. the amount at the United countries is an excellent prepared reference, describing the background and constitution of U.N. enterprises and together with important comparative statistical tables. a truly minor quibble: the rustic volumes don't include signed entries. nonetheless, this set is an exceptional resource offering trustworthy, finished, and simply available info for commonly asked reference questions. the associated fee can be steep for smaller libraries, yet this can be hugely steered for higher public and educational collections.
With a mixture of essay-length and brief entries written through a workforce of major non secular specialists, the two-volume Encyclopedia of jap Orthodoxy deals the main finished advisor to the cultural and highbrow global of jap Orthodox Christianity to be had in English this day.
- An impressive reference paintings delivering the 1st English language multi-volume account of the most important historic, liturgical, doctrinal positive factors of japanese Orthodoxy, together with the Non-Chalcedonian church buildings
- Explores of the key traditions of jap Orthodoxy intimately, together with the Armenian, Byzantine, Coptic, Ethiopic, Slavic, Romanian, Syriac church buildings
- Uniquely entire, it truly is edited through one of many top students within the box and offers authoritative yet available articles via a number best foreign lecturers and Orthodox figures
- Spans the interval from past due Antiquity to the current, encompassing topics together with heritage, theology, liturgy, monasticism, sacramentology, canon legislations, philosophy, folks tradition, structure, archaeology, martyrology, hagiography, all along a wide and generously targeted prosopography
- Structured alphabetically and topically cross-indexed, with entries starting from a hundred to 6,000 phrases
By Robert U Ayres, Robert Costanza, Jose Goldemberg, Marija D Ilic, Eberhard Jochem, Robert Kaufmann, Amory B Lovins, Mohan Munasinghe, R K Pachauri, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, Per Peterson, Lee Schipper, Margaret Slade, Vaclav Smil, Ernst Worrell, Cutler J. C
Lately our utilization and knowing of other different types of strength has grown at an incredible price. The editor-in-chief, Cutler Cleveland, and his foreign crew of affiliate editors have introduced jointly nearly four hundred authors to supply the Encyclopedia of strength. This hugely topical reference attracts jointly all elements of power, masking a wealth of components through the usual, social and engineering sciences.
The Encyclopedia will supply simply obtainable information regarding all elements of strength, written by means of prime foreign specialists. it's going to not just be indispensible for lecturers, researchers, execs and scholars, but in addition for coverage makers, strength and environmental specialists, and all these operating in company organisations and non-governmental companies whose actions relate to power and the surroundings.
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An beneficial source for all lecturers, researchers, pros and scholars both operating in or accomplishing examine in strength and comparable environmental fields
An A-Z of power, masking environmental and renewable strength via to fossil fuels and nuclear strength
By C. Pierce Salguero, David Roylance
Drawing from Thai heritage, cultural experiences, Buddhist faith, and yogic practices, in addition to a contemporary figuring out of anatomy and body structure, this guidebook bridges the distance among conception and perform whereas proposing bodywork because it is known in Thailand—as a healing clinical technology. offering distinctive research of every step in a Thai therapeutic massage regimen, the background, non secular traditions, and moral codes are provided in an interesting, casual sort. quite a few photos and diagrams illustrate the range of ideas used, and examples of workouts for treating particular issues are mentioned. up to date with new structure, pictures, and elevated textual content, this exhaustive instruction manual is whole with a bit at the major power meridians and diagrams of acupressure issues, making it the right device to accompany someone learning this well known therapeutic modality.
Enterprise in today's international is more and more various. project trade, even through anyone, can suggest operating globally via a welter of recent media with possibilities of all types quickly showing. the bounds, scope, content material, constructions, and approaches of a company job can morph into totally different ones during a undertaking. modern companies, and definitely destiny companies, locate it incumbent upon them to slot in the necessities of environmental and monetary sustainability of the others who inhabit our world.
With greater than 1,000 entries, the Encyclopedia of industrial in Today's global is full of crucial and up to date info at the country of commercial in our international. not just does it mirror the place company is, it additionally conveys the trajectory of commercial farther into the twenty first century. those 4 volumes offer transparent overviews of the $64000 enterprise subject matters of our time, starting from tradition surprise to forex hedging, political threat, offshoring, and transnational firms. The wealth of themes symbolize an built-in imaginative and prescient via the editor of a perplexity of services, applied sciences, and environmental factors.
offers perception into the improvement and present company state of affairs globally via articles on many person countries
Examines the methods, tasks, and ethics of industrial within the worldwide market
bargains entries written through specialists from various fields
comprises an appendix that appears at global alternate association statistics
offers an unlimited variety of issues, together with key businesses, company regulations, areas, nations, dimensions of globalization, financial components, overseas agreements, monetary tools, accounting rules and ways, theories, laws, administration practices and methods, and lots more and plenty more
Economics of foreign Business
monetary Theories of foreign Business
Ethics, Corruption, and Social Responsibility
overseas Direct Investment
Globalization and Society
Human source Management
foreign financial System
criminal and hard work Issues
administration and Leadership
production and Operations
nearby fiscal Integration
Supranational and nationwide Organizations
The Encyclopedia of commercial in Today's global serves as a common, nontechnical source for college students, professors, and librarians looking to comprehend the improvement of commercial as practiced within the usa and the world over.
By John J Eddleston
The encyclopedia features a checklist of greater than a hundred witnesses and what each observed, descriptions of the destinations the place the murders happened and the law enforcement officials curious about the investigations, modern newspaper debts, and mental profiles and actual descriptions of The Ripper. within the ultimate bankruptcy, John J. Eddleston, writer of diverse books and articles on crime, unearths his personal deductions approximately "whodunnit," narrowing the checklist of suspects to at least one guy.