Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation by Jennifer Speake, Thomas Goddard Bergin, Thomas Goddard

By Jennifer Speake, Thomas Goddard Bergin, Thomas Goddard Bergin

Exploring the interval of transition from medieval to trendy occasions, Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation, Revised version covers all facets of the eu Renaissance and Reformation, from visible arts and structure to philosophy, faith, and politics. In a few 2,100 A-to-Z entries, this accomplished reference offers precise details on 3 centuries that experience outlined the form of recent Western civilization. The scope of this encyclopedia is the 14th, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries, in which time the pivotal occasions of the Renaissance and Reformation happened, irrevocably altering the future's direction. during this version, the editors have considerably extended assurance of faith in addition to normal curiosity subject matters equivalent to the function of ladies, drawing, households, nutrients and cookery, literacy, libraries, and trip. in addition to the addition of considerable new fabric emphasizing the hot findings of cultural historians, the textual content has been up to date and revised all through, considering the latest scholarship. Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation, Revised variation is whole with a brand new creation, chronology, and bibliography, in addition to a complete index, nearly a hundred black-and-white pictures, and an insert of 20 full-color photographs. An authoritative paintings for college students and execs alike, the encyclopedia is an obtainable reference written with the non-specialist in brain.

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The Britannica Guide to Heat, Force, and Motion by Erik Gregersen

By Erik Gregersen

Some of the worlds commonest tactics and interactions are ruled by way of the legislation of thermodynamics and mechanics. whereas the move, unencumber, or absorption of warmth frequently accompany chemical reactions or look inherent to mechanical structures, also they are commonplace to an individual who has ever frolicked open air on a hot day or touched a sizzling plate. Likewise, any actual bodylarge or small, good or fluidis topic to a variety of forces that set off movement. This exact compendium explores the principles and legislation of either thermodynamics and mechanics in addition to the lives of these people who helped boost those primary components of physics.

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Encyclopedia of American Indian History

This new four-volume encyclopedia is the main entire and updated source to be had at the historical past of local americans, delivering a full of life, authoritative survey starting from human origins to present-day controversies.

From the origins of local American cultures over the years of colonialism and non-Native growth to the current, Encyclopedia of yankee Indian heritage brings the tale of local americans to real looking no different prior reference at the topic. that includes the paintings of some of the field’s most popular students, it explores this basic and foundational point of the yank event with impressive intensity, breadth, and forex, rigorously balancing the views of either local and non-Native Americans.

Encyclopedia of yank Indian heritage spans the centuries with 3 thematically geared up volumes (covering the interval from precontact via eu colonization; the years of non-Native growth (including Indian removal); and the trendy period of reservations, reforms, and reclamation of semi-sovereignty). each one quantity contains entries on key occasions, locations, humans, and matters. The fourth quantity is an alphabetically prepared source offering histories of local American international locations, in addition to an in depth chronology, subject finder, bibliography, and word list. for college students, historians, or a person attracted to the local American adventure, Encyclopedia of yank Indian background brings that have to existence in an unheard of way.

- Features:

nearly 450 entries inside of 4 separate volumes
nearly one hundred ten participants from one of the ideal students within the fields, together with Troy Johnson on self-determination events, Richard King on activities mascots, and Jon Rehyner on restoration of local languages
enormous quantities of pictures, together with illustrations, pictures, and maps
a sequence of useful examine instruments rounding out the fourth quantity, together with an intensive chronology, topical bibliography, and a complete index

- Highlights:

the main updated and authoritative reference paintings on hand spanning the breadth of local American history
comprises an extraordinary point of insurance from the local American standpoint to stability insurance from non-Native perspectives
Written via a individual workforce of yank Indian scholars
the original layout makes it effortless to entry trustworthy info on particular occasions, personalities, overarching concerns and subject matters, and information of lifestyles in the quite a few particular tribes

- writer info:

Bruce E. Johansen is Frederick W. Kayser Professor of communique and local American experiences on the collage of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE. His released works comprise local Peoples of North the United States: A background and international Warming within the twenty first Century.

Barry M. Pritzker is director of origin and company kinfolk at Skidmore collage, Saratoga Springs, new york. His released works comprise ABC-CLIO's local the USA this day: A consultant to group Politics and tradition and local american citizens: An Encyclopedia of heritage, tradition, and Peoples.

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The Encyclopedia of Double Bass Drumming Sheet Music by Bobby Rondinelli (Composer), Michael Lauren (Composer)

By Bobby Rondinelli (Composer), Michael Lauren (Composer)

Bobby Rondinelli of Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult and grasp instructor Michael Lauren from the Drummers Collective have prepare the main complete textual content ever written near to double bass drumming. It gains hundreds and hundreds of cutting edge hot up, beat and fill routines, tips for buying began, a discography of vital double bass recordings, plus a timeline of an important double bass drummers in background, together with images in their setups. A needs to for all drummers drawn to enhancing their double bass procedure!

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