Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought

During this wide-ranging advisor to twentieth-century French proposal, best students supply an authoritative multi-disciplinary research of 1 of the main specified and influential traditions in glossy proposal. in contrast to the other current paintings, this crucial paintings covers not just philosophy, but additionally all of the different significant disciplines, together with literary thought, sociology, linguistics, political proposal, theology, and extra.

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Encyclopedia of Thai Massage: A Complete Guide to Traditional Thai Massage Therapy and Acupressure

By C. Pierce Salguero, David Roylance

Drawing from Thai heritage, cultural reviews, Buddhist faith, and yogic practices, in addition to a latest figuring out of anatomy and body structure, this guidebook bridges the space among conception and perform whereas providing bodywork because it is known in Thailand—as a healing clinical technology. proposing distinctive research of every step in a Thai therapeutic massage regimen, the historical past, non secular traditions, and moral codes are provided in an attractive, casual type. various pictures and diagrams illustrate the diversity of options used, and examples of workouts for treating particular issues are mentioned. up-to-date with new structure, photographs, and improved textual content, this exhaustive instruction manual is entire with a piece at the major power meridians and diagrams of acupressure issues, making it the ideal device to accompany someone learning this well known therapeutic modality.

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The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Societies and Hidden History: The Ultimate A-Z of Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations and Forgotten Wisdom

By John Michael Greer

Subsequent within the renowned point Encyclopedia sequence, comes the total A-Z of other historical past. notice every little thing you ever desired to find out about mystery societies just like the Freemasons, the old secret of Atlantis, why King Arthur, Leonardo da Vinci and Hitler are key figures, plus conspiracy theories, forgotten sciences and historical knowledge. a whole and informative A-Z for probably the most well known genres to have emerged in recent years - the hidden historical past of the final 10,000 years. This encyclopedia solutions all of your questions about the extra arguable matters being debated: * Conspiracies and mystery societies, e.g. Knights Templars, the Rosicrucians, the Freemasons, the Bavarian Illuminati, the Hellfire membership, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Priory of Sion. additionally it is mystery traditions, hidden bloodlines, extraterrestrial intervention, impending apocalypse, and the Mayan calendar prophecies. * historic knowledge and forgotten sciences, e.g. alchemy, prophecy, sacred geometry, ley traces, and magic, in addition to helping proof for complicated applied sciences in precedent days e.g. the mysteries of Stonehenge and the good Pyramids. * Unsolved old mysteries, e.g. the positioning of Atlantis, the early heritage of Christianity, the Holy Grail, the destiny of the Knights Templars, the authorship of Shakespeare's performs, the reasons of the French Revolution, and the occult roots of Nazism. * Key figures in hidden background - Pythagoras, Jesus of Nazareth, Leonardo da Vinci, King Arthur, Roger Bacon, John Dee, Alessandro Cagliostro, the Comte de St.-Germain, Benjamin Franklin, and Adolf Hitler.

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Encyclopedia of the Arctic

With distinct essays at the Arctic's setting, flora and fauna, weather, historical past, exploration, assets, economics, politics, indigenous cultures and languages, conservation projects and extra, this Encyclopedia is the single significant paintings and accomplished reference in this titanic, advanced, altering, and more and more very important a part of the globe. together with 305 maps.

This Encyclopedia is not just an up to date interdisciplinary paintings of reference for all these excited by instructing or gaining knowledge of Arctic matters, yet a desirable and entire source for citizens of the Arctic, and all these all in favour of worldwide environmental matters, sustainability, technology, and human interactions with the environment.

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Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism (Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series)

This reference encompasses the fields of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism in one quantity. either sciences have purposes in navigation, within the look for minerals and hydrocarbons, in relationship rock sequences, and in unraveling earlier geologic pursuits equivalent to plate motions they've got contributed to a greater knowing of the Earth. The e-book describes in high-quality element the present kingdom of data and offers an up to date synthesis of the main simple suggestions. it truly is an fundamental operating software not just for geophysicists and geophysics scholars but in addition for geologists, physicists, atmospheric and environmental scientists, and engineers.

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Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, 5 Volume Set

Wiley Encyclopedia of computing device technological know-how and Engineering, 5-volume set, contains over 450 A to Z articles addressing the most recent advances and findings in machine technological know-how and engineering, as well as vital issues of curiosity to desktop scientists and engineers, together with criteria, digital trade, monetary engineering, and machine schooling. each one article is written through knowledgeable in his or her specific uniqueness and is peer-reviewed via different specialists to make sure that it really is transparent and distinctive. References and web site of similar curiosity accompany each article.

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Encyclopedia of Machine Learning

This complete encyclopedia, with over 250 entries in an A-Z layout, presents quick access to suitable details for these looking access into any element in the wide box of desktop studying. such a lot entries during this preeminent paintings comprise necessary literature references.

Topics for the Encyclopedia of computing device Learning have been chosen through a exceptional overseas advisory board. those peer-reviewed, highly-structured entries contain definitions, illustrations, functions, bibliographies and hyperlinks to similar literature, delivering the reader with a portal to extra designated info on any given topic.

The kind of the entries within the Encyclopedia of desktop Learning is expository and educational, making the e-book a realistic source for computing device studying specialists, in addition to execs in different fields who have to entry this important info yet won't have the time to paintings their approach via a complete textual content on their subject of interest.

The authoritative reference is released either in print and on-line. The print booklet comprises an index of matters and authors. the net variation supplementations this index with links in addition to inner links to similar entries within the textual content, CrossRef citations, and hyperlinks to extra major research.

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Encyclopedia of RF and Microwave Engineering, Volume I

RF and Microwave Engineering is likely one of the quickest progress components of the previous decade and should most likely stay a really energetic sector of analysis and alertness in a wide number of fields. The six quantity set of Encyclopedia of RF and Microwave Engineering illustrates how this box has been the most important to permitting know-how accountable for the exceptional development of instant communications. This set additionally examines how RF and microwave engineering keeps to have nice impact because the expertise in the back of such very important functions as radar, distant sensing, handheld remote control, sensors, navigation, surveillance, digital conflict, radiometers, plasma examine, and imaging.

AAP Awards for Excellence in specialist and Scholarly Publishing, 2006

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The Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society

A desirable exploration of ways arithmetic impacts our day-by-day lives in sociological, monetary, and historic views. arithmetic is on the root of contemporary civilization, from measuring temperature on a frigid day to compelling a automobile to utilizing a camera; lovers could say utilized arithmetic principles the area. The Encyclopedia of arithmetic and Society provides a few 490 articles exhibiting the maths at the back of our day-by-day lives, explaining to scholars how and why math works, and permitting readers to higher know the way disciplines reminiscent of algebra, geometry, calculus, and others impact what we do each day. This extraordinary reference is suitable for either highschool and undergraduate courses, making the content material quite simply obtainable to public library buyers besides.

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World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia - 2 Volume set

This publication exhibits how, in the course of the twentieth century, evils comparable to totalitarianism, tyranny, warfare, and genocide grew to become indelibly associated with the fascist reason, and examines the iconic and renowned allure of an ideology that has counted princes, poets, and warfare heroes between its so much fervent adherents.

• 500 A–Z entries on fascist leaders and the routine, doctrines, and key occasions linked to fascism

• an in depth index that allows readers to find themes quick and easily

• information regarding fascism as a global move from a variety of sources

• Contributions from over a hundred students from greater than 20 nations

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